CORRUPTION: Fashions In Silence

It was an unusual trio—Andrew William Mellon, William Morgan Butler and Will H. Hays—whom Inquisitor Walsh assembled one morning last week for examination. In 1923, Mr. Hays had tried to pass some of Harry Ford Sinclair's oily bonds to Mr. Mellon and Mr. Butler, in return for cash for the G. O. P. deficit. They had declined. But in the four subsequent years, long after all knew of Sinclair's crockery and all during the Senate's efforts to unearth it, none of the trio had breathed a word of the sly Hays plan.


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