National Affairs: Indictment No. 1

An insignificant little corporation in Brooklyn last week skyrocketed into national prominence when Hercules Gasoline Filling Stations Inc. was made the target for the first Federal indictment charging violation of a permanent NRA code. The owners were accused of working their employes 18 hours per week longer than the petroleum code allowed. with failure to post gasoline prices.—

"This will show that the National Recovery Act has teeth in it," snapped U. S. Attorney Howard W. Ameli of Brooklyn. Counsel for the defense retorted: "We did not sign the code, but a number...

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