National Affairs: Sucker List

To make a horrible example out of one lobby and one lobbyist, the Senate investigating committee kept James A. Arnold on the witness stand for five days last week while its members probed and pricked every nook and corner of his legislative career. Middleaged, heavy-jowled, canny. Lobbyist Arnold is manager of the Southern Tariff Association (organized to develop protective sentiment in the South) and of the American Taxpayers League (pledged to repeal the federal inheritance tax).

Lobbyist Arnold's lobbyist career began in 1908 in Austin, Tex., whence he was driven by an irate governor. He...

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