CORRUPTION: Blossoms in Court

On the political grave of the Ohio gang, the little flowers of indictment still grow every spring, scenting the air with the perfume of scandal and the breath of alleged corruption (TIME, May 17). Already the unsuspecting blossoms of Messrs. Doheny and Fall, Daugherty and Miller have poked their heads above the ground into the dew of publicity. Wary investigators plucked them, hurried them into stuffy courtrooms.

Last week, big blossom Harry Micajah Daugherty ("the original Harding man"), onetime (1921-24) Attorney General, and lesser blossom Thomas W. Miller, former Alien Property Custodian,...

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