BANKS: Meddlie's Blurt

From the moment President Roosevelt in his inaugural address opened fire on "unscrupulous money changers and their false leadership" his Attorney General, Homer Stillé Cummings, has concentrated his efforts on rooting out what political Washington calls "bad bankers." One of his methods is to prosecute them obliquely under the Federal Income Tax law as in the case of Manhattan's Charles Edwin Mitchell.* Another is to catch them directly for violation of the national banking act. Such was the method which last week continued to make news in the case of Joseph Wright...

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