OIL: Judges Disagree

Less than three months after he had taken the case under advisement, Federal Judge T. Blake Kennedy of Cheyenne, Wyo., rendered a decision. The case was the suit of the U. S. to cancel the lease of Naval Oil reserve No. 3 (known as Teapot Dome) to Harry F. Sinclair's oil interests. The decision was that the lease should stand.

Only three weeks previously, Federal Judge Paul J. McCormick, Los Angeles, before whom was tried a similar caseā€”the Government trying to cancel the lease of Naval Oil Reserve No....

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