National Affairs: Justice

In its Nov. 12 issue, TIME published an account of an inquiry by a subcommittee of the Senate into the alleged crookedness of the Veterans' Bureau, under the heading " The Art of Crockery." In a subjoined summary of some of the accusations made at the inquiry, Ewing Laporte, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, was mentioned as being under fire in connection with the lease of a hospital site at Excelsior Springs, Mo. Last week, Mr. Laporte, by letter, declared that he felt it a grave injustice to himself that his name...

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