LABOR: Within the Law

With might & main, the House committee investigating campaign expenditures pried into Sidney Hillman's P.A.C. last week, searching for some legal misstep which would give the committee a chance to crack down hard. But after diligent search through the woodpile, all they found was Sidney Hillman. And in him, they discovered, they had caught a Tartar. His political footwork made most of them look like stumblebums.

Caparisoned in a neat, double-breasted suit and alert amiability, Sidney Hillman acted as if he were just sitting down with the investigators to talk things over....