CONGRESS: A Pretty Mess

Congressional investigators functioning in Washington brought forth sensations in an investigation of the Veterans' Bureau. Senators Reed of Pennsylvania, Walsh of Massachusetts and Oddie of Nevada as a special investigating committee of the Senate held hearings at which Major General John F. O'Ryan, counsel for the committee, presented evidence which he has been gathering since last March. The evidence heard accused Colonel Charles Robert Forbes, retired head of the Veterans' Bureau, of extravagance, mismanagement, gross corruption. Colonel Forbes' defense was scheduled to be heard later....

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