National Affairs: Spring Flowers

On the political grave of the Ohio gang, the little flowers of indictment still grow every spring, scenting the air with the perfume of scandal and the breath of alleged corruption. Only last week another blossom opened. In Manhattan a grand jury indicted one time Attorney General Harry Daugherty, his good friend, the late Jesse Smith, John T. King, onetime Republican National Committeeman from Connecticut, and Thomas W. Miller, former Alien Property Custodian, for conspiracy to defraud the Government. The charge was that certain stock of the American Metal Co. was seized by...

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