THE CABINET: P. O. Racket?

Suspicious Senators last week thought they had caught the Post Office Department aiding and abetting a new form of racket in post office leases throughout the land. On the Senate floor the Department was flayed for renting, often without competitive bids, not less than 27 offices, including those in St. Paul, Dallas, Grand Rapids, and Columbus, Ohio, from a Chicago syndicate known as Jacob Kulp & Co. It was charged that the Kulp concern did what amounted to a brokerage business in postal leases, had issued some...

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