National Affairs: Day In, Burns Out

Harry Ford Sinclair, No. 10,520 in the Washington, D. C., jail, heard some bad news last week. Already incarcerated for contempt of the Senate, he heard that the U. S. Supreme Court had sustained his six-month sentence for contempt of court. He carried on with his duties in the prison pharmacy, certain in the knowledge that he would spend Christmas and New Year's behind bars.

There was little satisfaction for Convict Sinclair in the knowledge that, by simultaneous decision of the Supreme Court, he was to have a friend in the jail with him—Manhattan's Henry Mason Day, the friend who had tried...

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