ARMY & NAVY: Also Closed

Beginning before and ending after the trial of Colonel Mitchell, the Court of Inquiry into the causes of the Shenandoah disaster closed last week. Its report must yet be made and approved by the Secretary of the Navy. The three months of the inquiry were not all spent in hearings, since there were lengthy recesses.

On the next to the last day of hearings, Colonel Mitchell was called to testify, as he had been once before. On the previous occasion he refused to speak because his court...

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