Five years after the act "contra bonos mores" was committed, two and a half years after the first indictments were made, two old men went on criminal trial in the District of Columbia Supreme Court last week. They are charged with a conspiracy to defraud the Government in the leasing of the Elk Hills Naval Oil Reserve in California. Everyone has seen their names and their pictures; they both have drooping, pale grey mustaches; they both look as harmless and as worn-out as 70-year-old, double-entry bookkeepers. Their romance has had its fling;...

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