Letters, Nov. 5, 1934

Sinclairiana

Sirs:

Your issue of Oct. 22, p. 16, referring to the burning of Helicon Hall: "An arson charge was brought against Sinclair, but subsequently dropped."

What a lovely campaign gift to hand to Candidate-for-Governor Merriam! It sounds almost as if Upton Sinclair had been indicted. . . .

Referring to Upton Sinclair, why don't you state who brought the charge and who subsequently dropped it? Why do you fail to mention that you got the story out of Upton Sinclair's autobiography, and that you could not have got it anywhere if Upton Sinclair had not...

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