One week after the release of New Jersey's ex-Representative J. Parnell Thomas from prison (TIME, Sept. 18), the only other ex-Congressman behind bars walked out to freedom. As wartime head of the House Military Affairs Committee, highhanded old Andrew Jackson May had accepted $53,000 from the notorious Garsson brothers in return for pressuring through their munitions contracts, had used his power to render many another shady service to his friends. This week he was paroled from the Federal Correctional Institution at Ashland, Ky., and headed home to Prestonburg, after serving nine months and 13 days of an eight-to-24-month...

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