THE JUDICIARY: Murphy's Marshals

Leaving to others such national projects as Recovery, Economy, National Defense, new Attorney-General Frank Murphy has devoted his energies to cleaning up bad spots in the Department of Justice. Last week he put his finger on U. S. deputy marshals, of whom his Department employs 992 at $1,800 to $3,700 per year.

Many of them are political hacks or indigent relatives of Congressmen. Lately some of them have been publicly disgraced. In Washington, a Federal deputy marshal tried last autumn to fix a jury to help the Brothers Warring, rich operators of a numbers racket. In Kansas City, two deputy...

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