Business & Finance: Annihilation

A smart Los Angeles lawyer named Martineau was made a Special Assistant U. S. Attorney General and summoned to Washington. The Department of Interior's much-publicized Investigator Louis R. Glavis was once more in the spotlight. It was darkly hinted that revelations would be more scandalous than anything since Teapot Dome. Attorney General Cummings and Secretary Ickes conferred with the President. A Federal board was hastily announced to issue ''tenders" without which not a drop of East Texas oil could be accepted for shipment in interstate commerce. And. as the Washington marching and countermarching...

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