National Affairs: Talons' Grip

In Brooklyn David Lind and Moe Levine, operators of a filling station chain which never signed the NRA oil code, were indicted for having worked their employes 66 hours per week although the code permits but 48 hours, and for improper posting of gasoline prices. Last week they pleaded guilty "rather than be called obstructionists," were fined $400 (out of a possible $13,500). Elated at the outcome of the first criminal prosecution under the oil code, Secretary Ickes crowed, "A signal victory . . . most gratifying . . . a warning to...

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