National Affairs: Miscellaneous Mentions: Jan. 11, 1926

Charles R. Forbes, former Director of the Veterans' Bureau, convicted (TIME, March 10, 1924, ARMY & NAVY) of conspiracy to defraud the Government in connection with the letting of contracts for hospitals, last week appeared to draw nearer to prison. He had been sentenced, with John W. Thompson, a contractor, to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, having reviewed the case, last week affirmed the lower court's decision. The convicted men may still appeal to the Supreme Court. It is alleged that they are...

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