POLITICAL NOTES: Wheeler Again

Senator Burton Kendall Wheeler of Montana, Democrat, ticket mate of the late Progressive candidate for President, Senator LaFollette, was last week freed of a legal charge. A Justice of the District of Columbia Supreme Court quashed an indictment against him.

At the time when Mr. Wheeler was hot on the heels of Harry Micajah Daugherty, Attorney General, an indictment was brought against him for illegally accepting a fee from an oil man. The charge was tried and Wheeler was acquitted in Montana last spring.

Later, when Harlan Fiske Stone was Attorney General, another...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!