National Affairs: Eviction

The Attorney General and his department received a notice to vacate their quarters. The Wardman Co., owners of the building in which the Department of Justice is housed,*announced that the Government is now paying $75,000 a year rent on the building whereas they could obtain $165,000 by converting it into a store and office building.

For some time the Department of Justice has had no lease. The The eviction notice calls for vacating the premises in 30 days. If the Wardman Co. exercises its legal prerogatives, the Department of Justice may soon be in...

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