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from Wood, and offered to appear be
fore the committee at any time.
BIRTH CONTROL FIGh ON i
MRS. SANGER ON TRIAL
New York, Jan. 5. The big fight
for and against birth control predict
ed by Mrs. Margaret Sanger is on
here today. ,
The battle between society wom
en, clergymen", doctors, 'lawyers and
the rebellious mothers was set rag
ing coincident with the beginning of
Mrs. Sanger's trial in special sessions
on the charge of maintaining a public
nuisance in her birth control clinic.
- A small army of women of the
poorer class, who have large families
and went to the Sanger clinic to
learn how to avoid increasing them
further, testified for Mrs. Sanger
saying they had been advised free of
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WILSON KEEPS OWN COUNSEL
ON PEACE MOVES
Washington, Jan. 5. With the
door on peace believed to be swing
ing uncertainly, deep annoyance was
expressed in official circles today at
what was regarded as Teutonic prop
aganda designed to influence this
government's next move.
In the last three days there has
been much jsaid about what this gov
ernment proposes to do as Its next
President Wilson and Sec'y Lan
sing have said nothingabout it what
ever. They still are acting in sec
recy. The president, admitting that he
dges not. yet knowwhat action he
will take, has told no one, with the
possible exception of Col. House,
what is in his mind.
So critical does the president feel
the peace situation to be that it is
considered unlikely he will discuss it
have as a member of their firm reven with mdmbers of the cabinet
today at the regular meeting.
January grand jury started hear
ing evidence against auto thief trus
NAMES BIG MEN'IN LEAK QUIZ
NO CHARGE THEY PROFITED
Washington, Jan. 5. Names of
men high in Washington official and
New York financial circles were
brought into the house "leak to Wall
street" probe this afternoon, by Rep
resentative Wood of Indiana.
Basing his charges on "hearsay"
reports and "reliable information,"
Wood, the author of the probe resolu
tion, mentioned Presidential Sec'y
Tumulty, Otto Kahn of Kuhn, Loeb &
Co., Paul M. Warburg of the federal
reserve board and "Mr. Boiling, a
brother of the president's wife."
Wood declaredthat A. Curtis, New
York broker? -was his informant to
some statements. He repeatedly said
all he had was "rumor." The Indiana
representative was plainly nervous
- while giving his testimony.
His mention of officials, he said,
"only meant they knew about the
note, or might possibly have profited
if they could and would."
"Do you charge that Mr. Tumulty
profited?" Chairman Henry asked.
"No," replied Wood, "or that any
one else profited.
"Have you found out whether A.
Curtis, your informant, is a reputable
"No." , -
Representative Harrison tried to
bring out that representatives of the
Wall Street Journal and "Financial
America were present at a Lansing
conference when reporters were told
in advance that "there would be a
big story later in the day."
Wood said he -hadn't'heard about
Wood made an effort to have, his,
testimony given behind locked doors,
but was voted down.
He mentioned that P. A. Connolly
& Co'., "who do an extensive busi
"a Mr. Boiling, a brother of Mrs. Wil
Sec'y Tumulty shot a statement
to the capitol 'demanding an apology