THE CONGRESS: Senators' Sons

Senator's Sons

Still digging deep into the refuse pile of canceled airmail contracts. Alabama's smart little Senator Black last week plucked out some new names that made news because of their connections with the Senate.

James G. Woolley, onetime vice president of Western Air Express, revealed that Ernest Winder Smoot, son of Utah's pious Reed Smoot, longtime Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, had been hired to "expedite" Comptroller General McCarl's approval of a Western Air bid for an airmail contract. Harris Hanshue. Western Air president, admitted that Ernest Smoot had "sold" his company the idea that he could put the...

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