BEIftG SQUARE. .
Among the prominent wit
nesses before the House
Committee on Rules in the
Lawrence strike hearings in
Washingjtorr was Samuel
Lipson, a weaver foi the
American Woolen Company.
An effort was tnade as" soon
as Lipson arrived in Wash
ington to bribe him to with
hold Kis testimony from the
committee hearings. He de
clined, and proved to be one
of the bek witnesses for the
strikers He Was active also
on the committees "which
brought-about the final aoV
jUstment between the strik
ers and, the mill owkers.
Information nojv comes to
the Rifles Committee that
President Wood and the
other big mill ow"hers are taking
their revenge oh Lipson for his
part ifa the' strike. Lipson has
been unable to secure any work
since Ihe mills resumed, and has
been driven by starvation into
seeking his bread elsewhere.
' It i$ helieved, Tiowever, on ac
count of the animosity of the
United mill owners, that he jlbJ
have to .do so updfer a different 1
name if he is to escape then; Ven
geance. . .'
, IS IT A, FAIR RULE?.
' Should government emjpJoye
be forcibly retired at the age of
65 without a perision? ThejEJpuse
of Representatives has proposed
to db so. This would all heavily I
EVERETT TRU X
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TOKe Tfce TRfPf-ers ihto ( To MWH, W
TWE GRiND STJN1? Wt ( UISCUE, 5
Sive TH6M SOM6-POINTCRS ) LAvE IT '
ON THE NAVONAL TWSTIMe. I tfO MuH K C
I'll 8c Kevrfigne Ar y S2-2Hr
yTUe: em? for AJr "vTl l
ment servants in the civil sefvice
in the District of Columbia. If-
Congress should apply the same
rule td-jts own membership it
would retire 20 members of the
Sjenate and 24 Inembers of he
fotise. ' "
Since the death -of GerferaT
Bingham of Penn'sylvania, tjie
father of the House in point of
years is Jsaac R. jSherwpod of To
ledo; p. Jin point of years of serv
ice, tne iarner oi tne xiouse is
Joseph' G.Carirjon ofv Illinois,
who as one yeat youngetvthan
'Eyes always look tetter dot
ted' said the exasperated citizeif i
Ji. H J , 1L. x -t
as Jie wauopea nis neignDor twice j
.. (js..-'.j. ,j.t . , -f i
on inousauiasjJi TaitapjjoyerjiT jover jus speiacies.
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