THE CONGRESS: Stewart Acquitted

A problem in contempt which the Senate left behind was settled last week by a jury of eight men, four women. Col. Robert Wright Stewart, chairman of the Board of the Standard Oil Co. of Indiana, was acquitted of contempt charges arising from his refusal to answer questions put to him by the Senate Committee on Public Lands.

In February, Mr. Stewart balked the committee's attempts to find out his relations with Harry Ford Sinclair and the $3,080,000 profits of the Continental Trading Co.

In April, after Mr. Sinclair had been acquitted of...

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