TAXATION: Rich Men Scared

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"The best client," Frank J. Hogan tells his friends in private, "is a rich man who is scared." In Pittsburgh last week Attorney Hogan was serving the best client of his career. Andrew William Mellon had hired Washington's No. 1 criminal lawyer to play the desperate game which the New Deal had forced upon the 79-year-old onetime (1921-32) Secretary of the Treasury. The New Deal's stake: $139,045 and the reputation of its Attorney General Homer Stillé Cummings, charged with forcing the game for personal spite and political advantage. Mr. Mellon's...

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