ARMY & NAVY: Court Martial

"The biggest court martial in U. S. military history," exclaimed the effusive spokesmen of quantity and magnitude last week with reference to the trial of Colonel William Mitchell about to begin. There was much in what they said. The court martial of Benedict Arnold in 1779-80, which resulted in a mild reprimand from General Washington, was not so sensational as the treason which followed it. The trial of Aaron Burr for treason was perhaps of equal national interest, but it was not a military trial but a trial before the U. S....