Scene. The office of Governor Warren T. McCray of Indiana, in 1923. Secretary of State Ed. Jackson, soon to be elected governor, enters and says to Governor McCray: "I know your condition and we might just as well get down to brass tacks. We are very anxious to get this appointment [Prosecuting Attorney of Marion County]. You go into the room of your private secretary, and when you return there will be $10,000 in the drawer of your desk. No one will know about it. You can call Remy over and tell him you changed your mind."

Governor McCray replies:...

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