Congressional Edition Volume 6156

Congressional Edition Volume 6156

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...sense would not have allowed that to pass, because I am just as anxious to find out those things as you are, Senators, or the daily newspaper press. Senator Jones. You say that Mr. McGowan had positive views on reciprocity? Mr. Johnson. He had that positive view that I have just stated a little while ago. Senator Jones. And did he express those views unreservedly? Mr. Johnson. Rather as a finality. He said reciprocity between the United States and Canada would never occur. Senator Jones. Did he express his personal views upon the merits of the proposition? Mr. Johnson. He might have, Senator; I do not know. Senator Jones. You do not remember that? Mr. Johnson. No; I do not remember. Senator Jones. I understood, from your testimony Mr. Johnson (interrupting). I do not remember. He talked quite interestingly about it. Senator Jones. Did you hear him and Mr. Burgess talking about it? Mr. Johnson. No; not specifically. All the time there was not a conversation from one to another, but just generally, as it might be in a smoking room. Senator Jones. He testified in his examination that he and Mr. Burgess took rather neutral views on reciprocity. Mr. Johnson. That might have been. I do not know. Senator Jones. Did you gather that from his conversation? Mr. Johnson. No; I did not. I was only interested in the Canadian side of the question. Senator Kenyon. What is this American Lumberman that you were connected with? Mr. Johnson. The American Lumberman is a trade or class journal, devoted to lumber news, national and international. It is a weekly paper printed each Thursday in Chicago. Senator Kenyon. You were the staff correspondent? Mr. Johnson. I was the chief staff representative of the paper; the general staff representative, until July 6. more

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