ARMY & NAVY: Court Martial

Last week the Court Martial (TIME, Nov. 2, 9) trying Colonel William Mitchell for contempt of his superiors calculated to destroy discipline, got almost nowhere. Colonel Mitchell's counsel asked for 70 odd witnesses. According to Army rules both prosecution and defense have the privilege of examining witnesses before they take the stand. That took some time, and the Court was obliged to recess for several days.

Colonel Blanton Winship, the polished law officer of the Court, of course accepted the delay with equanimity. James O'Donnell

Bennett, correspondent, printed an able pen sketch of...

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