National Affairs: Swindle Sheet

Too commonplace for comment by most Washington correspondents are the traditional and legalized forms of petty graft practiced by Senators and Representatives at taxpayers' expense. To initiate voters into this Congressional mystery William Pickett Helm, oldtime syndicate writer, has written Washington Swindle Sheet published this week by Albert & Charles Boni of Manhattan. Taking as his text the official audit of the Senate's miscellaneous outlay for fiscal 1931, Mr. Helm shows how Senators pad their pockets.

Prime source of profit is "mileage," paid at the rate of...

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