CORRUPTION: Stewart Aquibble

When the Public Lands Committee of the Senate was trying, last year, to find out what became, in 1921, of the profits of the Continental Trading Co. (side-spout of the Teapot Dome oil mess), it asked Col. Robert W. Stewart, chief of the Standard Oil Co. of Indiana and stout friend of Oilman Sinclair, if he had "received" any of the Continental profits. "No," answered Oilman Stewart. He declined to say if he knew anyone who did "receive" the profits. For his silence the Senate indicted Col. Stewart for contempt. Also having...

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