The Punishment Fits the Crime

Wall Streeter William H. Haskell, who was put out of his job by the scandalized New York Stock Exchange for publicly declaring that he was "in the gambling business" (TIME, Jan. 20), was back in the business this week. Without explaining itself, the Exchange quietly reinstated him as a customers' broker, effective a month to the day after he had been fired by E. F. Hutton & Co. When it fired him, Hutton paid Haskell a month's salary. Haskell had had a lot of deserved embarrassment—and a month's vacation.


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