National Affairs: Roundup Time in Portland

Indicted with 33 others by a Portland, Ore. grand jury last week in the aftermath of the Senate investigation into Western Teamster attempts to take over the city's rackets (see PRESS) : Mayor Terry D. Schrunk, 44, longtime (1949-56) Democratic county sheriff until he won the top job with Teamsters' backing last fall. The charges: 1) accepting, while still sheriff, a bribe "in amount unknown" (commonly put at $500) from Teamster-linked Gambler Clifford Bennett during a raid on Bennett's after-hours joint in 1955, and 2) perjury before the grand jury by denying he...

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