For six months the Senate Committee on Public Lands has been delving in and out of the question of the leasing of Government oil reserves, especially that reserve in Wyoming generally known as Teapot Dome. Under the regime of Albert B. Fall as Secretary of the Interior that reserve was leased to the Sinclair Oil interests. There was much conflicting technical testimony about the wisdom of that lease—and some smoke was raised. It was not until last week, when an apparent contradiction in Mr. Fall's declarations was...

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