ARMY & NAVY: Spy Sentenced


"Had we been at war," said a U. S. district judge in Washington last week to the only U. S. Naval officer ever accused of turning spy, "your acts would have been treason, punishable by the extreme penalty."

To charges that he had conspired with two attaches of the Japanese Embassy to sell U. S. Navy secrets (TIME, July 27 et seq.), bibulous onetime Lieut. Commander John Semer ("Dodo") Farnsworth last fortnight pleaded nolo contendere, throwing himself on the court's mercy. Few days later he tried vainly to change his plea. Last week,...

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