National Affairs: Black Dirt (Cont'd)

On behalf of the Senate's lobby investigation, Senator Hugo La Fayette Black last week diligently plied a spade in his dirt pile, "big enough to keep 20 committees busy." Almost equally diligent was Chairman O'Connor of the House Rules Committee, bent on a similar investigation. Some spadefuls they turned up:

¶ With the aid of an order from President Roosevelt opening income tax returns to their inspection, Senate snoopers found that plump Vice President Fred S. Burroughs of Associated Gas & Electric had a salary of $60,000 paid by one of plump Howard C....

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