National Affairs: Investigations

Believing that the days of the session were numbered, Senators continued avidly in pursuit of the facts supposed to lie behind their various investigations. The two chief plays upon the board were the Daugherty and Mayfield investigations,

Daugherty:

It was asserted that Mr. Daugherty had halted prosecution of the United Gas Improvement Co., charged with violating the Sherman Anti-Trust Law, that he had illegally turned over to a Swiss company which was in reality a German subsidiary, $6,000,000 derived by the Alien Property Custodian from the sale of its securities.

Gaston B. Means, ex-supersleuth ot...

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