National Affairs: Crime

Whether or not it is a crime, punishable by fine and imprisonment, to write a perfectly good check for less than $1, was the question submitted last week to U. S. Attorney General John Garibaldi ("Rustic") Sargent.

Simon Ross, Assistant U, S. District Attorney in Cincinnati, did not wish to make a ruling on the subject and so referred it to Mr. Sargent, even though there is in Section 10,348 of the revised statutes of the U. S. the following law which makes it a crime to "make, issue, circulate or pay out any...

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