Newbold Morris, an irrepressible reformer from the ranks of Manhattan's silk-stocking Republicans, tripped down to Washington last February, all aglow. On the invitation of the Administration, he was going to investigate corruption in the Administration. Last week, as Morris and his bumptious crusade came to a crashing end, it could not be said that the outcome was really a surprise to those who knew Newbold Morris and the chiefs of the Administration. But it was a spectacle, part political farce and part national humiliation, that Washington would remember. Morris launched his inquiry in his own inimitable style. He made...

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