National Affairs: Fugitive Blackmer

Harry M. Blackmer, the fugitive from Denver and from U. S. justice for whom President Coolidge last month signed a special warrant that he might be seized in France and brought home to account for concealing from the Government his profits in Oilman Harry Ford Sinclair's Continental Trading Co. five years ago (TIME, June 4), was still in France last week. He was moving in Paris "disguised"' in slouch hat and horn spectacles. He was, said newsgatherers, dodging newsgatherers, not Government officials. He did not fear extradition, they said, because he could not be extradited unless a French court said so,...