National Affairs: Court Martial

Colonel Mitchell's expected court martial for the language he used in criticizing the Army Air Service (TIME, Sept. 14) remained in the offing last week. He was called to the office of the Inspector General of the Army to discuss the proposed charges but the charges were not formally filed.

At last he began to grow impatient. "I'm anxious," said he, "to get back to San Antonio and resume my duties."

Meantime he chose Representative Frank R. Reid of Illinois as his civil counsel and Col. H. A. White as his military counsel for the...

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