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...

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