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LOBBYING FOR EXEMPTION.

WITNESS RECEIVES 1000 DOLLARS

(Per Press Association—Copyright).

(Received March 13, noon.)

WASHINGTON, March 12,

Before the Senate Lobbj'ing Investigation Committee, a witness named Clarence Knight admitted receiving 1000 dollars from ex-Admiral Bowles, head of a shipbuilding company, for lobbying in favour of. the exemption of the Panama Canal tolls. ' He was promised additional sums but, never received them.

Bowles denied the charge

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LOBBYING FOR EXEMPTION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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LOBBYING FOR EXEMPTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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