National Affairs: In Kansas

The State of Kansas last week celebrated "Kansas Day" by bringing three of her high State officials to trial. Tom B. Boyd, former State Treasurer, was convicted by a jury of illegally removing $260,000 of bonds from the State Treasury in connection with the Finney bond forgery scandal (TIME, Aug. 21, et seq.). Roland Boynton, Attorney General, impeached before the House, was acquitted by the State Senate of having conspired with Finney, and of having failed properly to investigate irregularities. When Kansas Day passed the case of Will J. French, State Auditor, also impeached as a result of the Finney Scandal,...

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