CORRUPTION: Dead Mackerel

The Grand Jury of the District of Columbia for a second week withheld its action on the evidence that Oilman Harry Ford Sinclair and friends had shadowed the petit jury which was trying him for criminal conspiracy, and the further evidence that Detective William J. Burns and aides had perjured themselves in an effort to impugn U. S. agents for jury-tampering (TIME, Oct. 31 et seq.). But the involved Fall-Sinclair oil scandals were not altogether without further lucubrations last week.

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