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' ad annul what had been granted.
Representative "Lindberg, inter
viewed after jthe conference commit
tee hadagreed to meet his objection,
"We have gained everything pos
sible at thlssession. I am not satis
fied to leave to the discretion of the
president or anyone else as to wheth
, er information that by right belongs
to the people should be given to
them. But I am satisfied that the
action now taken will save the United
States treasury millions of dollars of
taxes that have been evaded m the
past. If the people had known that
.these tax returns were being con
cealed by act of congress I am sure
that congress would not have dared
to adjourn withQut providing, for ab
' solute publicity of returns."
Senator Husting who led the fight
for publicity in the senate said: .
J'This is only the first skirmish in a
bjg fight' When congress reassem-
bles in December I pledge myself to
renew the fight to open the doors of
the treasury department so that any
'citizen may walk in and inspect the
v returns of any taxpayer. I feel; how
ever, that a ETeat vir.torv ha a haa-n
won for the people, and I feef sure
that the president will atke advan
tage when the opportunity comes to
lay, before the people the infdrmation
that is theirs by every -right."
GET BANK ROBBERY CLUE
Police believe they have a new
clue Ir famous robbery of Bank of
Montreal at Westminster, B. C, five
years ago, in the arrest of "Michael
B. Jshortall and Martin H."Planagan,
Shortall was arrested in Toronto,
Can., when he was opening-a safety
deposit box of Flanagan. Box con
tained Bank of Montreal bills.- He
said he was hired by Flanagan, who
lives at 164 W.x51st st, to go to To
ronto and empty ,the box for him.
Toronto police wired .Chief Healey
and Flanagan was arrested. He will
srobably lie extradited to Canada, ,
Evidently the, newspapers didn't
cujt much ice in the primary.,
Nfost of .the candidates whohad
strong newspaper support walked
The Brintoh flivver indicates that
it isn't so eas to deliver voters like
a herdfbf cattle as the bosses thought
The bosses who control Tammany
were a bit shy on political brains.
Former Progressive who fought .
under the banner of Boss Beneen
would havje been' stronger without
him and West.
When forced to cho&se 'between
the Deneen-West machine1 and the -Lundin-Thompsbn
machine, no won
der real -progressives didn't get out
and yote. '
A straight Progressive Republican'
ticket with no bosses- on It had- a -chance
but the QeneenWest outfit
is all in.
Deneenand West will have to quit
thte big league and go baojc to the
Lundjn is now the big chief. And
he wears gray woolen socks.
The big ypte Hoyne and Connery
got indicates that faithful public
service is appreciated.
Now would be, a, good time for
Lowden tX) unionize Pullman em
ployes. Better spend some of his
millions that way than blow it in on
That ought to be about all for
Northup. The loop press will drop
him now. '
If this blame thing keeps up poli
ticians will get 'over being afraid of
the newspapers. ,
If Maje McCormick is really.. home '
from the border on sick leave, the
result of the primary won't help him
much. Good deal like prescribing
salts for typhoid.
Pittsburgh Jas. A. Farrell, pres,
U. S. Steel Co.,- predicts another
.prosperous yegtr in steel industry. ' '-