Rumely Out

Edward Aloysius Rumely—who had been a friend of Roosevelt and of Henry Ford—M.D., educator, farm machinery manufacturer — came out from jail.

He had been sentenced to one year and one day for something he failed to do (TIME, March 24). He did not, as he should have done, in 1917 report to the Alien Property Custodian that his New York Evening Mail was largely owned by the German Government.

The President commuted his sentence to one month, thus permitting it to be served in a local rather than...

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