OIL: La Follette Bites Back

When Senator La Follette's Committee investigating the oil industry made its report to the Senate, a fortnight ago, Standard Oil chiefs, headed by Mr. Walter C. Teagle, President of the New Jersey Standard, denounced the findings as political in nature.

The stormy petrel from Wisconsin has issued a stinging rejoinder. " The investigation was ordered by the Senate," he said. "It covered a period of many months of arduous labor. . . . The report has been published, and the testimony, which fully sustains the report, will be open to the public...

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