National Affairs: Sad Thought

While the trial for criminal conspiracy of Albert Bacon Fall and Harry F. Sinclair (TIME, Oct. 31) moved through its second week in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, the presiding jurist, Justice Frederick Lincoln Siddons, became more & more an object of public interest. Justice Siddons is a great-grandson of the late Actress Sarah Kemble Siddons. Concerning himself he says: "In my youth I thought my choice of a life's work would be either journalism or the stage. But fate decreed that I should become a lawyer. Otherwise—well, who can say what...

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