National Affairs: Representative Langley

Tried in the state which he has represented in Congress for 17 years, John Wesley Langley, Congressman from Kentucky, was convicted of conspiracy to violate the prohibition laws and sentenced to two years in prison. The first public intimation that he was involved in such a case came when a Grand Jury in Chicago, in returning indictments for alleged Veterans' Bureau frauds, mentioned, as a sort of aside, that the cases of two Congressmen ought to be looked into (TIME March 10, 17). Mr. Langley and four others were indicted for a supposed...

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