National Affairs: Social Notes

To be considered a man of distinction among the U.S. brotherhood of fixers, shady dealers and influence peddlers, it has become virtually mandatory to be tapped for contempt of Congress. Last week two more big-name members of the tribe were sporting their lodge emblems.

¶In Washington, bald, jovial Henry W. ("The Dutchman") Grunewald, the semi-mystery man of the income-tax scandals, was cited by unanimous (334-0) vote of the House. The members found him in contempt for "willful and deliberate" refusal to cooperate with the Ways & Means Committee, which was trying to find out about his part in several juicy tax...

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