National Affairs: Shenandoah Case

The Naval Court inquiring into the causes for the loss of the Shenandoah finished taking testimony several weeks ago, except for testimony as to the strength of the structure of the dirigible. A recess had been taken to last week to allow scientific tests to be made—but by last week a new angle of the inquiry had developed.

Mrs. Zachary Lansdowne, widow of the Commander of the Shenandoah, had testified before the Mitchell court martial (TIME, Nov. 23) that Captain Paul Foley, U. S. N., Judge Advocate of the Court of Inquiry, had tried...

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