National Affairs: In Connecticut

Corruption

One of the wonders of the East is Connecticut's $25,000,000 Merritt Parkway, 32 miles (two lanes each way) of satinsmooth express motor roads winding through manicured countryside back of coastal towns from Stratford (near Bridgeport) to the New York line. Another wonder of the East, but for the omission of a compulsory clause in a recent Connecticut law, would have been the water closets in all Connecticut public buildings. That such wonders should have had graft attached to them was last week cause for grief and headlines in the thrifty State of Connecticut.

The Merritt Parkway scandal involved a real-estate man, G....

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