National Affairs: Blind Mans Huff

Magnus ("Magnavox") Johnson, onetime Senator, brought a contest more than a year ago against Thomas David Schall who was elected from Minnesota in his stead. Magnus accused Schall of having collected funds from bootleggers to finance his 1924 campaign. Magnus, in brief, wished to return to the Senate. After unanimous report of a subcommittee, the Senate last week voted—and there was no opposition—vindicating Schall, declaring him entitled to his seat. When the vote had been taken with no opposition, it was agreed not to print the record of committee hearings.

Then Senator Schall...

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