MRS. M'CORMICK ADMITS HIRING SECRET SPIES

MRS. M'CORMICK ADMITS HIRING SECRET SPIES Republican Senate Nom nee Who Spent $252,-572 Defies Senate Committee (Special to The Progressive) CHICAGO, ill.óMembers of the senate committee on...

...Cornelius j. Doyle, state chairman of the regular Republican organization, Atty...
...McCormick, who also attended the meeting, was the last speaker to attack Senator Nye and his co-tnvestt-gators...
...Mrs...
...McCormick...
...McCormick showing personal expenditures of $252,572...
...McCormick in the Illinois investigation, the committee had as a witness W. C. Dannenberg, a private detective employed by Mrs...
...McCormick to shadow Senator Nye and other members of his committee...
...M'CORMICK ADMITS HIRING SECRET SPIES Republican Senate Nom nee Who Spent $252,-572 Defies Senate Committee (Special to The Progressive) CHICAGO, ill.óMembers of the senate committee on campaign expenditures meeting here this week learned unexpectedly that Mrs...
...In addition to this figure, outsiders were found to have spe:.t over $67,000 to secure the nomination of Mrs...
...He also told of another investigator who had been sent to Fargo, N. D . to get "biographical information" about Senator Nye...
...McCormick, "and I am still doing it...
...j The senate committee recently jnves tigated the Illinois Republican prim ary following the filing of a report by Mrs...
...and he stated that he had caused Senator Nye to be "shadowed" in Glacier park...
...McCormick for $1,500 paid to him in cash and that he was instructed to submit an additional bill when his work is completed...
...Dannenberg testified that he had been retained by Mrs...
...McCormick, upon hearing of the indignation expressed by Sen...
...She bitterly referred to the committee as the "Nye committee" rather than the "senate committee" and pointed out that it was appointed by Senator Norrls, whom she termed a "notorious so-called Republican...
...Oscar Carlstrom, Frank L. Smith and others charged the commit-tf ; with having deviated from its original purpose and that It had become a "ludicrous farce...
...McCormick was the winner...
...Ruth Hanna McCormick was responsible for the secret "shadowing" of committee members and their aids that has been going on ever since the committee undertook to investigate the Republican primary campaign in Illinois in which Mrs...
...111., following M/s...
...The results have Justified my course...
...In its meeting called to consider the statement of Mrs...
...McCormick's disclosures...
...In an organization meeting of regular Republican leaders held at Harris-burg...
...What is Senator Nye going to do about it...
...Mrs...
...Gerald P. Nye, chairman of the senate committee, toward the spying by private detectives and paid agents upon himself and the activities of the committee, defiantly declared that she had hired these men in what she termed her private "investigation of the investigating committee...
...Senator Nye and the senate committee* on campaign expenditures were ridiculed and denounced...
...I did it," declared Mrs...

Vol. 1 • September 1930 • No. 40


 
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