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fdmtglBetaiespecially' 8w llenten
rat grtterhoTf" persisted Werbi&ta.
the sweat jst&os oat atm&t &
Rofieawaidje forehead, and trickled
ar&H M checks. Bat he Wfis-recdV-
- "I tlihk I answered that auestion."
"Then Mr. Coan I Mistaken, M.
Roseawald?" asked woodard.
"Ye-isT" slid Kosenwald. "Nd-
not rfffStafeto. inyOhe- Whasays thai
.dBatfiat Is guilty 6i aft absolute
falsehood. I -wouldn't call it a mis
tESS". fife voice jfbge to a shout at the
eiid. Ifi the rga? Of thV fOOM, M.
Blair Coan smiled broadly and mean-
"That's all," said Senator Wodd
ard, dhd Umh ov O'Hara and Seh-
ator Beall again took Up the almost
impossible task Jf getting ftogenwald
to 'give the commission soirie Inform
ation. In an interval. Rosenwald handed a
Statement he had prepared before
coming befofe the commission to the
reporters. The commission had re
fused to atldW Rosenwald to read it
out loud because "it was' merely per
sonal opinion and not bare facts.
The statement was an attack on
the Commission, calling the members
political notofiety'-seekers'. But in
the statement was" the reason for
Roaehwald'g bitter" hatred of the com
mission, lie is sore because the com
jnission centered its attention on the
w"Sges paid by" aOsehWald to the
thousand odd young girls he is pleas
ed to eail apprentices, instead of Cen
tering it upon the high Wages' Rosen
wald pays to a few girls and his
The fift witness today Was GeO.
M. Reyn6lds of the Continental &
Commercial, Hibernian and other
banks. t Reynolds represents ohe
hUndfed mihlofi dollars, and was ac
cused of being one of the leading
members 8f the money tnist at
Reynolds ws Mowed Shortly,
site by- BavM R. &or$mrrt Hat Na
tional Mtj IBank ana feitweSn the
i&h flO&ent.&w gam-some inter
esting information; eennueiy-eonneev-ing
vice Sfid low wage.
Reynolds flame to the gland sflaat
W. and Sat down with Ms lees Wide
apart,' hll hands placed 6h his knees, M
glaring truculently at the commis- w
shm , v
"TfiSre. are 5S1 male employes
WdrngJtof-mg," m laid. '"The low
est wages:! 5&y is $5 a.weljLi8 office
boys', $25 a month to messengers,
age wages paid to my employes is
puuu s ecu
Forgan came to the stand after a
feW remarks about the number of
busy men there were being kept wait
ing io testify before the commission.
He answered the Questions sourly.
Forgan declared that the lowest
"wages' paid by his bank to clerks was
$25 a month. Then came his state
ments! which taken with Reynolds'
statement that the average wages
paid his male employes is $900 4 year,
forma a link connecting every khm
of vide and crime with low wages.
"So any of the married' men in
your bank earn les8 than $i,50O a
year?' asked O'Hara.
''Ho, sir " said Forgan, "we don't
"frdn't let 'emP' laid dHara,
"what do you mean?' '
'just what 1 said," snapped For
gah. "A clerk in the bank mU&t dress
better than a working man and can
not maintain himself properly on less
than ?i,ooo a year u marnea we jMa
don't permit men In our employ earn 4H
mg less tnan ?i,uuu a year to marry
unless thfey nref get the consent of
the officers of the bank."
The commission gasped at this
frank, slave-owner statement and
stared St Forgah. Forgan'e diedup
faGe never Vfen twitched. It was
dulte evident he did not realize the
Bignidoance of what he had said.
Dapper Jhhihie Simpson Btarted
off by' rushing in where wiser nd