CORRUPTION: $100,000 & One Year

Heavily in debt last week was Albert Bacon Fall, bribe-taking Secretary of the Interior under President Harding, first convicted Cabinet felon in U. S. history. He still owed Oilman Edward Laurence Doheny $100,000 (exclusive of interest) on what he still insists was "a friendly loan" made eight years ago. He owed the U. S. another $100,000—the fine imposed last week after a District of Columbia Supreme Court jury had found the Doheny "loan" corrupt, a bribe. Additional debt to the U. S.: one year of his life in prison. Mr. Fall's assets,...

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