CORRUPTION: Bonds, Bank Records

The Daugherty-Miller trial (TIME, Sept. 13 et seq.) had crept from screaming front-page headlines into the technical seclusion of inner- page stories long before its third week had begun. But as the third week ended, it again leaped back into prominence with revelations of peripatetic Liberty bonds and burned bank records. Important developments:

1) The Government traced C00043203, a $10,000 Liberty bond, to the 1922 private brokerage account of onetime (1921-25) Alien Property Custodian Thomas Woodnutt Miller. It was further shown that this bond was one of a $441,000 block which Richard Merton,...

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