The business of congressional investigating will largely stand or fall on the issue of a legal affray which started at Washington. The case of Harry Ford Sinclair, charged with contempt for refusal to answer ten questions propounded by the Senate Public Lands Committee, came up in the District of Columbia Supreme Court.

Counsel for Mr. Sinclair (Martin W. Littleton, G. T. Stanford, Colonel J. William Zevely and George P. Hoover) filed a demurrer objecting: 1) that the Senate had no authority to compel a man to disclose his...

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