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the. other, that Barratt O'Hara
and Andrew M- Lawrence have
been on the. wprs't terms'for the
last three years. '
Three years ago O'Hara was'
Sunday editor of the .Examiner
and later was employed ia the
business office of the Examiner.
At that time "he had a personal
difference with Lawrence. .Law
rence discharged him.
Since that time it has been a
. standing rule on' the Examiner
and on the American that Barratt,
O'Hara's name never should be
used if there were any possible
way out of it.
When Barratt O'Hara was
rupning for the nomination for
-' lieutenant governor on the Demo
cratic ticket, the Examiner not
only did not support, him, but.
never mentioned his name, except
on one or two rare occasions.
And only yesterday, Andrew
M. Lawrence is. reported to have
said, ruefully, disgustedly, as he
read the report of the great work
done by O'Hara on the white
slavecommission: "I suppose I
kicked that O'Hara
out of my office and into the-governor's
When Lieht. Gov. OJHara,
shaking with anger, ' today put
Glenn on the stand and demand
ed to know where he got the in
' formation that he, O'Hara, was
, close toLawrence, Glenn said: .
f'It is generally known."
"Who'told you?" demanded the
"I don't remember, but aU;the
newspaper men inthe city know
it". 1 . ' ' -
The twenty or so reporters st
ting around thejpress tables look
ed at eachtOther "a moment; lien
"Gee!" said the. Examiner, re
porter, "Wait till Andy hears -the
news!" yS f
Q'JHara tdciay tried to "force
Gnhjn to say who had ordered
him to write the editorial. "Glenn
said he had just written it "on
his own judgment."
O'Hara also, failed in an effort
to get' GlennTto 'state, what facts
he based his "judgment" on.l
Glenp admitted that he was a
lobbyist, and said he was riot
shamed of the title. He admitted
he .hadyyorked for the Manufac
turers' Association for 15 years.
He admitted that part of the pay
he drew from them came from
Julius Rosenwald. He admitted
that jnPre of it came fh)m half a
dozen or so of the big State street
department stores. He admitted
his papej was sent to members pf
the legislature; but could not re
member whether or not they paid
Wfien forced to do sp by Lieut,
Goy. O'Hara, Glenn repeated un
der oath that he believed hi? edi
torial about O'Hara to be the
truth; but he refused to take the
"judgment' 'out, of that, and say
simply' that he Relieved it to be
After O'Hara, was through with
Gleen, "Senator Beallgot up and.
explained, Jo the . people that ifte
was the father of the resolution
which" created the- commission,
that. :he did riot knoyp Lawrence
nor any other Chicago publisher.