JUDICIARY: Sinclair to Jail

To the large brick "common jail," on the banks of the Anacostia in Washington must go Oilman Harry Ford Sinclair for three months. The U. S. Supreme Count so ruled last week. His crime was contempt of the Senate.

In March 1924, when the oil scandals were white-hot, Oilman Sinclair was called before the Senate Public Lands Committee. Ten questions were put to him. One question was whether he had given money to Albert Bacon Fall, whilom Secretary of the Interior. Oilman Sinclair, on advice of counsel, Martin Wilie Littleton, refused to answer every...

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