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EVENING BULLETIN. HONOLULU. T !!., MONDAY, DEC. 7, 1908.
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Uft JOHN D. R.
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BUT HE HAS LAPSES OF
MEMORY IN TESTIFYING
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Gives Credit To Othert For Organiz
ing Great Oil Trust Flager
and Todd Responsible,
"NEW YOrtK, N. Y Nov. 23. Credit
for tho creation of the Standard Oil
Trust, which counsel for the Federal
nnvprnmntit claims still exists us the
Standard OH Company of New Jer
sey, was Riven by John D. Rockefeller,
as a witness today under cross exami
nation In the Federal suit to dlssolvo
the Standaid. to two men Henry M.
Flanler and Samuel C. T. Todd. .
To those master architects of the oil
combine Hockcfellcr gave full credit,
saying that ho was sure It was not
himself, as ho did not possess tho abil
ity for so progressive n move.
Rockefeller spent an arduous day on
the stand under tho Incessant ques
tioning of Frank U. Kellogg, the Gov
ernment's counsel, and whon adjourn
ment was taken until tomorrow he
gave every evidence of delight that tho
day was done. Counsel hoes to con
clude Rockefeller's croud examination,
when It Is planned to place John D.
Arch bold, vlco president of tho Stand
ard, on the stand.
Search for Misting Books
Frank I). Kellogg, who with other
Government Investigators had been
endeavoring for ocr a year to locate
tho musing stock transfer books of
the Btundaid Oil Trust, sought to do
so today through Rockefeller, who
promised to do what he could to find
them, Rockefeller's examination to
day carried him through the ieriod of
the Standard Oil Trust and tho years
of Its subsequent liquidation, which
lasted trom h'H to lSU'J.
Mr. Rockefellers memory nt times
was not clear on the definite details
of this trust liquidation period, and ho
told counsel that he could not recall
many of the Incidents and dovelopv
ments or mat time. During the day
Kellogg tlevcloed from Rockefeller
that early In the Industrial existence
of the Standard tho presidents of two
railroad companies, together with
their director,' weto stockholders lit
the oil combination.
After adjournment tonight Rockefcl
ler told an inqulilng "irndlenco of re
porters that there were better things
In tho world .than making money, and
since 1891 ho had been gradually re
tiring from business. He added:
"Thero Is moro Important work thnn
making money and thero Is much fdr
mo to do. I belong to tho Ilrolherhood
of Man." .
Railway Men,-In the Trust
Refreshed by a day's rest Rockefel
ler was smiling when Frank U, Kel
logg, a-special assistant attorney gen
eral, resumed his cross examination.
Mr- Kcllogg'H first Inquiry was wheth
er all the stockholders of the South
Impiovemont afterward became hold
ers or stock In the Standard Oil Com
pa.iy of Ohio. Rockefeller said ho did
not think so, and when Kellogg read a
list of tho South Improvement's stock
I ohlcrs Rockefeller named seeral of
them, who, ho sald.'dld not hold stock
In the Standard.
Kellogg brought out tho fact that
Amasa Stone, then president of I ho
Lake 8horo and Mlchlgnn Southern
Hallway; Stlllman W. Witt, a dtinlor
or the I.ako Shorn and Ulg Foi.i Hull
loads, and J. I'. Handy, also a dliector
or tlie Ulg Four road, wero taken into
tho Standard Oil Company In the car
ly days. .
RockercIIer said tnat P. H. Watson
seemed to have access to W. II. Van
derbllt, and tho witness thought ho af
terwards became president of the Erie
"And he" was president while ho was
a stockholder In your company?" ask
"If so ho was not a stockholder for
any length of time."
"Then, In tho early days ou had a
president of tho Now York Central, n
president of tho Etle, directors of tho
Lako Shore and all tho stockholders of
tho South Improvement Company ex
cept three as stockholders of tho Stan
dard?" "My tosUinony will show."
From a list read by Mr. Kellogg the
witness Identified fifteen small com
panies which Mr, Rockefeller said
were purchased by the Standard, and
ho said ho believed twenty to -twenty-five
concerns wero bought in Clove
loii'l. . ,.;.
"How many did you keep In opera
lion?" ' i
"I could not say."
"Wei'e not most of them disman
tled?" "Tho Btnnjlcr ones wero used In con
ttructlon and tho larger onus wero
connected with our plants." "
Famous Trust Agreement
"Ho did not kuow when Archhold
btfcamo a stockholder In tho Standard.
He had nothing to do' with tho nego
tiations for. tho purchase of tho Amer
ican Lubricating Oil Company and tho
Mica Axle (Ircnso Company of Cleve
land, hut thought tl( at pono of (he
members of those companies became
stockholders in tho Standard. What
ever stocljjn tho Umpire Transporta
tion Company was owned by Bone and
Fleming was purchased by tho Standi
aid, but Bono and Fleming continued
to operate us an Independent concern.
The witness Bald he thought thu
slock of tho Camden Consolidated Oil
Company was puichased bv exchange
of stock with tho Standard and stock
of tho American Transfer Company
was nlituliiud from J. A. llostwlih In
the H.imo manner. Thu Staud.u d ulm
secured stock of tho United 1'ipo Lino.
The trust agreement, of 1879, Rock
efelter said; was made for the purroo
of holding those stocks for tho benefit
of the Individuals for whom they had
Kellogg asked whether these Blocks
were held for the Standard or for In
dividuals, and Rockefeller said ho
should Judgo that tbo Standard Oil
Company held tho certificates. All the
companies wore managed by their own
managers and each wns doing an Inde
"Tho agreement provides thnt tho
trUBteeJ shall distribute tho stock to
tho Individual owners," said Kellogg. '
It turned them over to the Standard
Oil trustees," rcpfled Rockefeller.
Who got up this Standnrd Oil
"I Bhould say that H. M. Flagler nud
S. C. T. Dodd should hnvo tho credit.
t am snro It was not I: I am not so
learned In legal matters; I don't claim
nny credit, for Mr, Flagler and Mr.
Dodd Bhould hnvo full credit."
Mr. Rockefeller said that the various
companies In tho Standard Oil Trust
agreement which wns mado in 1883
were managed as separate und Inde
Recess wns then declared and one
of the reporters handed to Mr. Rocke
feller tho following written question:
"Do you think sou should irct-lvo
Immunity from prosecution because of
lour testimony in case proceedings are
Mr. Rockefeller leaned over ns If to
whisper to tho reporters and said In a
loud tone: "Please tell them I am not
Are you tired of tho examination?"
he was asked.
It docs not pay to comnlaln. Ono
will live longer and better If lie does
After the recess Kellogg began ones-
Honing Rockefeller about the trust
agreement of 1882 and about tho own
eishlp of tho' stocks held by this trust.
Rockefeller Bald thnt the total initio
of tho thlity-ulno corporations Includ
ed In the trust was approximately 170,
009,000, and that each of the stock
holders named In the trust agreement
received certificates for the amount of
stock of subsidiary companies which
Kellogg said that efforts woro mado
by tho Government last year to secure
possession ofr the books showing how
these certificates were distributed, and
asked Mr. Rockefeller to mako a
Ecarch for them and also for tho stock
ledger showing transfers of stocks.
Rockefeller replied that ho would do
anything he could, but.that he did not
know whero thu books are. Ho said
that the Standard Oil trust was dls
tolvcd In 1892 In obedience to an order
of tbo Ohio courts. A majority of tho
ttock held by tho trust was distributed
to tho Individual stockholders, but the
trustees conttnur-d.to hold n nrvit num.
rber of shares which weru not liquidated
John D. Rockefeller wns still on the
stand when thu Standard OH hearing
adjourned until tomorrow. Frank II.
Kellogg said he hoed to conclude
Rockefeller's cross-examination tomor
row. MONGOLIA "iS SIGHTED
At 1 O'clock tblu nftnrnnnn Ihn ln.
clflc Mall liner Mongolia wns sighted
eff Kol;o Hew. Tho ship Is expected
at her wharf by 3 o'clock or a little
later. Tho Mongolia brings threo days
man rrnm sun FiancUco and soma
irclsht for thin Hurt II. ttnckfnlrl ;&
Company, local agents for the pacific
.nun company, announced this after
noon that It Is very doubtful If the
Mongolia will continue her 1 1 In lii.rn.,.
EXPERIMENT WITH KOA
Hllo, Dec. 3. Among the passengers
leaving Hllo by the stoamer Kilter
prlso last week, was the constructor of
the Hawaii Mahogany Lumber Com
pany's big saw mill at Pahoa, Mr.
Manor. Ho had just been to tho krta
forest, near tho volcano, picking out
some of tho oldest, toughest, most
knotty and gnarly pieces of koa lum
ber that ho could llnd, pieces that had
been out in the open air ror months
Mr. linner took IhCBe samples with
him to the mainland and will placo
them with different factories wheio
machinery Is used for planing and fin
ishing. It bus bocn claimed, he says,
that koa Is too hard a wood to bo
handled by machinery but ho thinks
otherwise and will ninko the experi
ments, A board can bo run through n
Machine In a few seconds that would
cecupy u couple of men a week In
smoothing and planing it by hund. In
order to mako the test us satisfactory
uk possible, Mr. Hnner took- with him
tho roughest specimens or tho koa
that he could'llnd. '
"Rubbernecking" was extensively
Indulged In this morning by people
who happened to bo passing along the
watorfiont. Tho bark Androw Welch,
which Is tied up alongside tho Manna
Ken wharf. Is having her 'rigging over
hauled ntld her Bnnrn imlntml mwl it...
crew or men In tho rigging attracted
considerable attention. With much tho
mum mieicsi tnai stiuctural Iron
workers sro WUtchml nn u irrnivli.n
skyscraper, tho laboring sailors nnd
Kbi-m weru iimemiy watcned uy tho
It is said that David K. Dukor, Sen-ntor-elcct
from Hawaii, who was In
iMctcd by tho Grand Jury ror embezzle
ment nnd afterwards acquitted, may
lose his seat in the Senate because ho
continues to hold office us Deputy
I.ndlot' gifts to men, and men's gifts
lo other mcii, should bo sensible and
"-nn. io ono can mistake In select
Ing n man's gift rrorn our large Btock
r linndriumo goods. The KnBh Co,
A kodak for tho children and a
framed nlrinr.. r,,,- ,., .
Christmas, They nre both to bo found
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Do not nvorlook Illom'B bargains
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NEW YORK, N. Y., Dec. 7. fhe Panama Cannl bonds put on the
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Chang On Trial
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.r Deo. 7. The trial of Chang, the Korean
who murdered Mr. Stevens, Counsellor for the Japanese Government,
was resumed today.. Jurors are bein? examined,
m i i
WASHINGTON, D. C Dec. 7. Secretary of the Interior Gat field,
Governor Frear of Hawaii, Ernest Fabbri, and Julm D, Trcnor held a
conference today 'at which the immigration policy with regard to Euro
peans going to Hawaii was fully considered.
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