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Used only onceu! the Examiner."
. "Is this, editorial, in, the Man
ufacturers' "News true or false?"
asked Senator Juul.
"Unqualifiedly false, said
The senate commission today
received a Jetter "frbm EdwifyF.
Mandel, president ofMandel
jBrds., In theletter Mandel prom
ised that a -trained man would
immediately be put to work by
him. to investigate ' home condi
tions among ' Mandel Bros, girl
employes,and that from now pn
the lowest wages in Mandel Bros,
will Jb.e $4 a Veek. It formerly
was. $3. a week. . .
, .Edward Hillrnan, secretary and
treasurer of Hillman's, was the
iirst witness today.
. liillman said he employed 817
women, and that their average
wages, is $8.71. ; that of 99 girls
under 6, 46 got: only $5; 24, $4,
23, $3.50, and. 6,-$3 a week."
Hillrnan said that he would be
glad to give (the profits of his cor
poration, only that he did not
want to do so since -Marshall
Field & Co. had not.'
Here Senator-Juul interrupted
to say that "Dapper Jimniie"
Simpson had told him that hcwas
willing to open the Marshall,
Field books tb the commission IN
- ''That is," corrected Simpson,
"bboks concerning the question
at issue.". " ,
Lieut. Gov: O'Hara slowly rose
to his feet, and faced Simpson.
"You are willing to open the
Marshall Field books to the com-
mission in -.secret!" 'hi said; -?1
.want you to know Mn Simpson,
that I cpnsiderthe people of the
state of Illinois are just as much
pri this commission asariy mem
bers of -the legislature, and have
just as mucH right to any inform
ation .as to the Marshall Field
profits as- any 'legislator. I my
self do not care for any secret
opening gf the, books"
There was silence for -a mo
ment;' Then a storm f applause
swept the rpo'nu r
"My books don't concern the
public," saicl Simpson.
"You- wjll kindly let the conv
mission settle that," said O'-Hara,
and-turned oncemore to-Hillman
"What State street stores, pay
the highest wages to girls ?". he
There was no answer..
"What store pays the lotyest?"
Again there was no answers
Fuller details as"" to this conr
spiracy of Big Business to de-.
stroy Lieut. Gov. CHara, and an
analysis of Hillman's. testimony
will appear in Monday's 'Pay
Book. rEditor. ,
DARROW JURY DISAGREES
Los-Ahgeles, Cal., March 8: ,
The jufyjn the kcase of Clarence
Darr.ow, Chicago lawyer, charged -with
bribing a juror in the Mc
Namara trials was unable to agree
and was .discharged. .
The foreman reported the jury
stood eight to four for acquittal.
. ... o--o-
Chas.. Trayer, 238 N. Maple
wopd ay., seriously injured. Auto,