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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 25, 1911, Image 9

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Stanley Going to, Have"' Rockefeller BeforeCommittee Even if He
"Has to. Defy Injunctianffjuj-y Found Jonn'-D. Had Cheated
4 "MerritS'OuFoP Property. j - ""'
,i nejion.,M.artyk.'v; J-4p-.
, tletpn: of'New-'Yqrkjrhas
followed the illustriaus.ex-
ample of John .'D. 'Rocked
"idler," and issued a" state-
ment t ..
' And;like"Tohn D.'s state
ment, party's is chiefly re
markable for what it docs
not -state.
KMarty is oi the Stanley,
'committee for' the investi
gation o'f the'Steel Trust,
anjFnasbeeh distinguishing-
himself lately by try
ing to gag'that committee.
,'T consider," says Mar
tyrs statement, "that it is
not right for the Stanley
committee to go on while,
the government is prose
,cuting ithe Steel Trust;;
The committee and the
Department of Justice
would be proceeding'along
exactly the same lines, and"
so long as the government'
be proceeding "along "Ithe -.saiei
vlines, nor .anything' near the!
(iameIines, as the Departmental
Justice. ., . . ... .-..f ''
r" The Departijient." pfJustic.e;
couldn't begin - towdrag any evi
dence in the Merritt calse'mtoV
court of law considering the pros
ecution of the ' Steel Trust - for.
- JoHnfD.-R'oekefellerTToday.
hasseeiv fitta ehgagejin prosecu
tion of .thetrust, the committee's
work-would be's.uperfluous'
The' only conclusion to ,-b'e.
drawn from'this statenient is that,
tfie -people of- Marty's cbngnes-"
si6nal)drstrict.Qught'to:tie a can
to'him.'" - i ." - i ' - f -
For ikish-'tithe "truth.-.. ---.
combination in restraint of tradc
TheStanley-committ-eevill not

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