THE CABINET: Indictment

Last week the Department of Justice secured an indictment from a Federal grand jury in Manhattan. It made the beginning of another chapter in the great volume of charges, trials and scandals growing out of the War.

Strictly speaking, the crime alleged in this indictment was a post-War affair but it grew out of War measures. Stock of the American Metals Co., property of the Metallgesellschaft and the Metallbank of Frankfort-am-Main, was seized as alien property by the Government soon after the U. S. entered the War. Some $7,000,000 was derived from the...

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