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BOLLING ASKS APOLOQY ON
NOTE LEAK INQUIRY
Washington, Jan. 10. R. 'W. Boi
ling, brother of President Wilson's
wife, first witness before the house
note leak investigating committee'to
day, demanded an apology from Rep
resentative Wood for bringing his
name into the, leak probe.
"My name has been mentioned in
connection with the leak; I have
nothing to say-except that whoever
is responsible I believe it is Repre
sentative Wood can send me an
apology at the same time that he
sends one to Seo'y Tumulty; Baid
Boiling, testifying in the probe hear
ing. "I know nothing about the leak
and had no information about the
note in advance."
Boiling said he knew of no mem
bers of congress dealing through his
firm and he himself was not in the
Market. He was excused.
Manager W. A. Crawford of the
Washington bureau, Central News of
America, presented a confidential
telegram sent to his New York office
wherein he had revealed (under per
mit from the state department) the
fact that a note was forthcoming.
''There was no leak on that, how
ever," Crawford explained. The mes
sage declared the note was held for
morning paper publication because
the department didn't want to have
it affect the market.
Crawford Informed the committee
that the International News Service
upplied news to the Dow Jones
Company, a ticker concern, where
upon Representative Bennet asked
hat a representative of that organ
ization be called.
-" Archie Jamieson, state dep't re
porter for the Central NeWs, in de--scribing
how Lansing gave the news
papermen the cofifidentlal tjp on' the
note, said: .
"Sec'y Lansing had said he was
"gjving us the information because
he did not waht it to come toack In
Garbled form from abroad 4tnd 'in
juriously affect the market'."
Rep. Lenroot then read Seo'y Lan
sing's testimony to the effect that he
"hadnot had the market in niind"
when he gave the tip to and' im
posed secrecy upon the reporters.,
MISKE MAY GET SHOT AT DARCY
Among: the other middleweight
now scrambling for a chance at Les
Dancy and the fieshpots of Gotham
is Billy Miske, St, Paul hoxer, who
may get the first chance at the Aus
Miake has been very successful re
cently and has he reputation of
toeing a tough, rugged fighter.
In his most notable recent fight he
won a decision In JO rounds over Jack
Att'y P. H. O'Donnell, indicted by
State's- Att'y Hoyne for his alleged
connection with the Storen police
"graft Bcandal, has written to various
public officials protesting that he is
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