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Blima a "Blackmailer ?" Xever!
Wr. ArrkboM tesllfitd that rnrnellu X. HI, who la dead, at-
tentlM ( iilarkma!) him and that 1 knrn of It. I iWt for a ailnntr
baJJeva Mr. Bliss Irleu la MM nasall him; If he did. I km nntltlng of II."
I linntrrrtt in trttimnny to i'ny.
had arfounted to JtJ.ooo.ooo or W.000,000, or should be .Iriven Ml of
Rioseveit sprung another MftttttoTI when, in I voice that vibrated
with einphasts, he a.sserieJ that he ltad "Never asked Mr. Harriman
dlrectlj or inJireclly for a dollar la help in the 1904 campaign, or in any
HI asserted that far from there Ivinjj any requot bring ma.lt of
Harrirrfin for a rnntrioiiflnn, the railroad kini; hid been the one who
solicited Kotxveli's aid in ceiling the National CommittM to apportion
more of it funds to help out the Republican Gubernatorial candidate i;i
New York, Gov. Hiujjlns.
Col. Rooevclt also complained that Chirlfa D. Milles, National
Republican Chairman, and Congressman M.iriliolJt. who have been
quoted as saying that the Progressives spent ),kkumx to tiv to n m
inate Roosevelt, should be summoned before the commiltee MM required
either to make good and apologize or else be driven out of public life."
He also demanded that Charles P. 1 aft, the President's brother, be
summoned to testify.
There was very little qucstiunin? of the former President. Matlly I
he struck out for himself and the committee let him go ahead. His testi-'
mony was illuminated by pirtiires-.nie phrases of his vocabulary, given'
in the tspical RoosevciUan stacato.
CROWD JAMMED COMMITTEE ROOM.
With Kooecsrlt aa the atir attraction. th Committee rnnm waa rrowiled
long before 10 o'clock, the tlmo sttt lor th" hearing. Crowd stoud In tfi
hall and outside ibe Sonata off) . building to get a glimpse of the
Progressive candidate. A tumultuous k"Ioii waa expected. In bis cam-
tin spaeches Konserrlt promMed to unllinber hi heaviest arllllery1 for Jln ma l l"" llm OI
. . . . nii , ... ... ,, . , ( 1 funnel vulion CotaTraaa. und he dellv-
Malnft the Standard Oil and other Wall atrett faction., wh.ch. he lVS, Lean JJJ JJ WhUe ()U
are bitterly opno'lng him In hi present eajBMln, and ngutnit Senator ;i think 1 .nt for Mr. at or fan. 1 cer-
renroar and John l. ArditiolJ, for wh.tt ho charged was a "frame up " ' tainiy aw him with reference to cur-
Technically, bla testimony waa to BUMlomtnt big loiter written to Senator r, n' v '' ':l'lllon-
Clapp. In which he denied kn.wle ip- that the Standard Oil contributed 'IZTM you am tatawHk
any money to his 1 SO I campaign, au.l In which be doriarej his camjialicu ibidem Haaaavall over the phone?"
managers had specific Instructions to return any such donations. He replied: "l never talked with Pi1 Ml
Women were In the majority In the crowd that was o tlcnso around i Unt Uoo,"vu- 1 cn remam
tha committee's door that the Senator. taMBMlrtt had difficulty rONlDf ! J.l'fLfl Mf 'l!!0
their way In. A group of suffragettes with "Vote for Women" badge
were a conspicuous feature of the crowd. They were unable, to gal seats,
but chtierel the Colonel when he arrived.
The Colonel w is nearly Hfteen minutes ahead of time. He went Into
Senator Clapp' oftlco and was soon In earnest consultation with Ueliator
fomerene, with his arm on th Ohio Senator's shoulder.
Senator Clapp administered the onth, and the crowd cheered when he
took hla place In the wttne. chair.
"Colonel, you were a candldato In 1!W?" aaked Senator Clapp.
"I was." was the reply. The Colonel sat at rigid attention, hla body
Inclined slightly forward.
Senator Olapp railed the witness' attention to John D. Archbold'a tent
many regarding the 1100,000 Standard Oil Company donation.
"State what you know of that contribution, wbetber It waa either aaked
Icr ar made?" aaked Senator Clapp.
"Mr. Chairman, may I treat the letter I sent you aa part of my answer?"
aaked tg witness.
"CorUlnly." aald Mr. Clapp.
Tha Colonel smiled and went on, relaxing a little:
"I have two or three things to add to that letter. In the flret place,
gfejM I' was elected Ocrernor of New York I have written and sknod
lM.gaf rettcra, to It la not poaslble at onca to remember all of the lettera
I wrote oa any subject. looking through my press books. 1 find two other
lettera regarding campaign contributions. One was tha letter to Mr. Ullss
alreadXLjrlnted. The other waa a letter to Mr. Sheldon in 1908."
REAM LETTER TO SHELDON OF 190H.
IfeVa the Colonel aaked for hla letter books from his secretary. He
hlgteetlmony deliberately, choosing his words carefully and "shooting
out" In the accustomed Kooseveltlan exploelveneea. He walked to
tha committee tabte and stood up to hand the letter to Senator Clapp
ale hla copy hook.
Tha latter explains lUelf." he aald. "It raada:
" "aant. ai. laoa.
"g haws hswa tafenssa that eewie
ueuiieaa aeta from Btr. AraakelS aaa Mr. Band mas.
' tf thla la true. I eater vretaat If trca. the-, ahania fc. ..mn.
" 1 gre tees sweet eeraesUr aguiast any mousy being taken (rose
ism seay aa wroasentea By
1 IS tsaaarea thai' aheuta he
" 1 aaa net the eaaaUats. but I
saaae mat perseae
fears age, I aaa lasers eo, Mr cortelyou re.uraea sseasy received from
The witness than read hla tatter to1
Oaetalyou in iee, directing Ihe return
af Standard OU money, which haa been
1 also Saa," continued Cel. Roose
velt, "that In 104 I sent an extra lata
ansa, aa Oat at. !. to Mr. Cat
talyou. aa follows:
"1 greatly dealra that tha request
contained In my latter of yeaterday be
comatua with,' "
Tha Colonel began to pererlr In
the heat of tha close room. HI fatig
seesaws Sorid, and beads of perspira
tion trickled down Ills forehead. Uut
he waa too busy to wipe them off.
However, he drank copiously of water
Cel. Uooeevalt declared that ha could
had ho other letters In a hurried
Sea rah through tils trtsa copy books
that bora on Ulandard OU contribu
tions He mild It was ioanlbl that
there might be sum letter relating lol
tha subject that had been forgotten or
glad V such way that It was not
apparent that It coutaliud any such
"Mr. bosb has seme tied tha fllrs
carefully." tha Colonel declared, "but
cannot and any other lettera. He re
membered the Blls letter when 1 had
forgotten about It
ONLY OevAD MEN QUOTE.D IN
"Haw. regarding the Harriman
fandr aaked Mr. Clapp.
. weald Ube to take up the
aharroa as thsy ware mads, la
accession," esld the witness. "la
tha Seat place, there la ao testu
assay against sue aaoept ia tba
fens ad hearsay svtdsaoe, tha
auoted wards of men whe are
Ms. Ajrebbold and Mr. Vsa-
gara vast purports to be
, "Tbero la so testlmouy against me ct t In the form of liearsa)
aetrnrr, tha quoted noril of meu nlio hip dead. Mr. Archbold and Mr.
fPsjio-e giiva nlial iunTU to be ttstogacntl f Mr. lills, who I dead."
Huovi rll trttifytny tu d'iy.
PAHIal m la. ViraTAMiftsY'd
, W sack ft, tn.
1 BWfSJSM .MBjaaia
cue In your fcwfcalf haa reneated
pretest most aarusstly to the so-
wnora we are proaacutlna. 1-orr
X told aim to return any such
statements of Mr. Biles, who la
The witness pointed out that In view
of Mr. Loeb being oalled to testify, hs
desired to tell "what happened hj
Loeb's preear.ee "
"May I spesk of a latter published
In Hearst s Msgaslns?" ths Colonel
ssked. "The one written by Mr.
"I haven't read It." said laaitat
"It Is a letter." explained the ex-
Prts dent, "suylng thai Mr. Malay
a me down tu see me and rpoks to ms
about srslng Mr. Archbold, and hs
wrote Mr. Archbold that I would ba
delighted the 'delighted' la In quota
marks- lo ses him. I don't remember
sny talk with Mr. Sibley In which Mr.
Archbold's nam was mentioned. I
cerlslnly didn't ask him to bring Mr.
Archbold down to aaa ma. Any stats
nient I mad was In snswar tu his re
quest to bring him to aee rna. I alwuy
"ld 1 wu'l be glad
to ass at nno
who hud any gOTiOUg huaiiieas to dt
Sugg with ms. It was my uniform
piact.ee i, u uny man brought to ea
me by any Congressman ur any Usnt
tor. "I do remember Henator Hournu
asked me to see Mr. Archbold on two
ur thras occasion Ha brought Mr
Archbold lo lunch one 1 also saa
them ul Oyster Hay.
"While I waa Freeldent if aay
man, trust magnate, labor leader,
prtas aghtsr, lawyer er elergymaa
a..u any busloeaB aud wanted to
sea ma. X alwaya saw him and If X
taw anything to ba gained to tha
publln aarvlba X would Band for
"If X am clcotsd Prasldsat a year
U:uvs and it Mr. Buokefsllsr or .
any oas elss wants te see me, I
will aaud tor hiiu tu oome.
e harden Only.'
. Dan'l Fareal These R.J frass els
THE EVENING WORLD, FRIDAY, OCTOBER
QOLONEL ROOSEVELT EXPLAINS
THAT $2U09000 HARRIMAN FUND.
"There not a hred of truth in Harriman's statement. I never asked Harriman, directly or
indirectly, for a dollar. The icord 'practical' had reference to Harriman 's reluctance to come and see
me because he felt my feelings might be hurt. His request was made to me that I should help him
gel money from the National Committee.
' turned to Mr. Lceb and asked him to call up Mr. Bliss or Mr Cortelyou and say what Har
riman had said. I suggested that he ask if it wouldn't be possible to hefp Harriman out. Harriman said
he had borne so much of the expense he couldn't bear any more. I was told that they would see what
could be done.
"There was not one word spoken having any reference to any collection of funds for the na
tional campaign. On the contrary, the request was from Mr. Harriman to kelp him out in the State
"Mr. Loeb told me the Republican campaign was running badly and that Mr. Harriman
wished to see me. 1 saw Mr. Harriman at Mr. Harriman s request, made through Mr. Loeb, who ua,,
present during all or most of the interview.
"At that time every one knew that I was certain to carry New York. There was doubt
about Higgins. Mr. Harriman slated that he had to have more money for that campaign and that
would have to ask Cortelyou or Bliss to help him out."
And Harriman went out and raised $21), M
"And mors than tnst. If X hn
aaytnir-a to ait Mr. KockflUr or
Mr. Oomaere or Mr. Mltotasll or
3. Flerpoat Merffaa, 111 Bnd for
tiiviM myself and aak tbim about It
U ll'a for tha pasUe MiitM.
"It hniien 1 oidn't v r H.'inl fir
any repi ."senlatlv of tha Htan.lard I li
t'mnpany, hut thara ware -lnty t
trust inugnates and railroad klgugg for
whom I did send.
"I remember sending for J. Marlri
Ilughltt whan he wnnted to tf mi,
whole ataikt I never had any communi
cation ty mall, telegraph or teiephune
with Mr. ItooMfVolt at the Vi hlta HMM
or with hla eecrctarle 4ther."
"JOHN L," "BATTLING" OR OR.
ABEOTT ON SAME PLANE.
"At thla in. in. nt some of he aame
aawapaparf who are commantinc on the
uppoaed fact that 1 sunt for Mr. Arch
bold ara alio commenting on the fact
tha.: I aant for a lalut to help ma
draw up my platform. Tha Socialist
waa ona of eight or ten men encaged
In philanthropic work. He warned me
ha waa aupitortlitf Mr. leba. I have
ecu u number of Hoclallats. I have l
wny. acted, and always shall art In tha
future, ao tha' If there I any man 1 1
v,ant to see I'll aend for him and talk,
it over ir It la In the Intelsat of the
"John I. Sullivan. "Battling" Nelson.
Dr. Li min A.l.iH't I cojld go on In.
definitely in the list of those I have
"If ever I find my virtue eo frail that
It won't stand being brought Into con
tact 'with a labor leader or a Socialist
or any other man, I'll gat out of pub
"You aay you sent for John I.. Sulli
van. I thought you didn't Interview
hag'kaangl" aikrd Rennor 1'aynter
"Tat makea no difference." said the
ColoneJ emphatically, showing his
teeth, "In Su'.llvan'a oaee he had a
n phew In tha Marine Corps. That'a w hy
lio wanted to are me. Nelson and Sulli
van called on me mora than onca. I
was glad to see them. There waa aome
OjUattlea of publlg policy they wuiiiad
t aeu me about."
Tkg Colonel laughed hetrtlly and tha
roaamlttea tlttarad after him.
"Now, about the Uarrlman case." rt
wined kht witness. "1 feel veiy, very
ertalu Ihut there ought not to ha need
for one additional question, after read-
nig me truer written by me to Mr.
Col. Koosevelt then started to real
ths letters sent to Senator Clapp, bear
ing on the famous Ronsevslt lsttsr to
ths rullroad king which carried the
phrase, "Now, you und I ars practical
"This lsttsr," the Colonel explained,
"ha been taken by come men tu have
soma Improper significance.
"My effort was tu securs the hie is
of Ihe prscttoal me.i who are alao Id 11'
its I sbhor tha vlcloua man-1 rcssrt
Sgnae iallX nnaiou the man who Is Ub
Prafl Ileal bsuauss of his ideals."
Whllu the witness was giving his
dennltlnn of "prsctlesl men" the Sen
ator didn't brtuk In with a alngle
question, ylooscvslt Blared at Point
rene aa h reviewed his political Ideals.
"Ths word praetloal' aaa refer
eaee oaly to Xtarrtmaa'e raluctanoe
to coma to aaa me beoause ae felt
that my feelings might ba hurt
It wasn't a bint or aaggastlon ae
te my getting aid or whether X
coald g-s aid.
"That letter Is Inrmiipstlble with any
theory thai 1 Intended to ask him for
aid of any kind. It was elear that 1
had nothing to ask ftom him ami that
1 could see him Just a well after the
election Thoro Is never a reference to
my getting aid from him In any way."
The Colonel analyaed all of ths Harrt-man-itnosevelt
letters, reading each tn
full snd pointing out words and phrases,
"Mr. Loeb tuld ma the Republican
cnnipslgti waa running badly and that
Mr. It.iriluian wished to eee me," ha
aald at one point. "I saw Mr. Hairt nan
at Mr. Harrlmao'a rsqusst. mida
through Mr. 1 eh, who wss present
J during all or most of the Interview
There was no poaslhlllty of any misun
derstanding between us.
"1 mention thut becauss soma Persons
BUY thcrs was sn understanding be
tween Mr. Harrlmsn and ntysslf. That
was the chargs of sums wsll-mesntiig,
hut stupid persons.
ASKED BLISS OR CORTELYOU
TO HELP HARFIMAN OUT.
' Wull. e htd the conversation which
I I detailed In that letu r tu Senator
I'lapp. At thst time every one knew
nut 1 was certain to carry Nsw York,
... . .
i tiers ws no iiji auoui uiagins sir.
uiim. .i.il t.. K hiil i. fcte
aaavatj aagwaa aw aaset vowttstB MaM
Mr. Harriman' 8 Letter to Sidney
"He (Ihe rrf'tdpiit) nent me a rnitn t to an In Washington. I
compiled and he told me lie understood Hie rampnign could not e
'iirreKkfutljr carried on without suillrltnt money, and aikcd if I would
not help them In ralHlnir the neces-arj funds, us Hie Notional Commit,
lee under control of Cortrlyon had failed. I explained that If licpew
could he taken rare of in some way matters ronld he udjusled. He
agreed that If found necensary he rtould appoint Hcpew Anihnssndor lo
trance, with full belief that he (Roosevelt) would keep his agreement.
I sent for litis, who told ate that I ergi his last hope. The check,
were glten to Treasurer fill., vtho took them to Cortelyou."
thai I would have to ask furlelyou or
Uliss to help htm out.
"X turned to Mr. Loeb and asksd
him to call np Mr. Bliss or Mr.
Cortsiyon and say what Xarrlniaa
had said. I snggsstad that be aak
if it woulda't be posstbls to holp
Xarrtman oat. Xirrl.ui aald ha
had borne so much of tba expenss
bs oonldn't bear any mora, x waa
told that they would sea what oould
"There was aot oas word spoksa
haetag any reference to aay col
lection of funds for ths national
campaign. Oa the oontrary, the
request was from Mr. XarrUaaa to
help hla out la ths State cam
paign. "Later Mr. Harriman brought up the
question of Mr. Dapaw blng made
Ambassador to r ranrs. i tout mm
some of his friends hsd been anxious
to have Mr. Hvde made Ambassador.
He at ones began to back water on the
Depew propnaltlon. I told him again
and again that I didn't think I could
appoint either. Mr. Hyde wss too
young for such a big place. 1 offered
him Vsnesusla, which ha wouldn't
take,", aald the witness, laughing In
"I call your attention to the fact that
.lodge Duel! and Mr. Ullss slats ex
plicitly thst Harriman rslsed the
mcney. not for th nutlonal campaign,
but fur the State I)eh was prssent
and hnard all of my lntervlsw with
COL liousevclt punctuated hla testi
mony by pounding both aims of UJ
rhalr With his Mats. Ho ast with feet
crossed. I'trsplratlon streamed down
hla face and nack.
"There la not a shred of truth la
Ms. Marrimaa's statemsat," said he,
PARKER'8 CAMPAIGN "MIS8TATK.
MINTS" ALSO POUNDED AT.
"1 want to tike up now Mr. Hurkcr'a
aCCUMllUO regarding ths IM cuii.pa Kn.
I Wish to call your atUntlon 0 'he
repented and continued misstatements
to what 1 sald-that corporations had
not contributed to the Hepubl. 'm funds.
"I never msde any such statement,"
ths farmer Prssidsnt asssrtsd with
Thsn he wsnt on lo read his letter
to Henator Clapp. admitting that cor
poration conlrlbulsd to the Republican
campaign fund In 1904 and asserting
that the Democrata received large
funds In the same way.
"I never aeked Mr. Harriman directly
or Indirectly for a dollar to help In
that catniiuiKn or any other.
"Mr. Harriman told me that the Na-!
tionnl Committee bad plenty of money.
I told him 1 knew nothing about that;
and thsn hi request wa mad to me
that I hotild help him get money from j
th National Committee not to huve
the committee ralso mousy. He said
i i.j had money and could giva It.
"Mrr denial waa to the effsat that 1
ao contributions had bssn obtained
by blackmail or la exchange for
aay promisa. I got ths personal
aaaurance of Mr. Bliss and Mr.
Cortslyou that this waa true that
no promlne of any sort, expresssd
or implied had barn made In tx
ohaags for any ooatrlbutlons. At
that tima it waa legal for cor
porations to oeatrlbuts. Ths law
against it wss pasasd during my
"In lSKtl their contribution were
blasonsd brosdenst erwi accepted aa
evidence of ureal patriotism."
The witness presented testimony of
, (OlutitM iiuuitl wtiKh promptly Uaatiuya
f.Kti otloit antf illatsfep l.rec Una mattar. It
t tt oilers aa
i 14 at reaner, .
4 Mirunuvr. nafr and flitn-petr ttaan narbulU'
; .-.t AM, sl ru.r
in unur vviui an
I Mil,, t Bala avarvivhepe In
full quart battUs.
$gm ,gl" rt M(sVth
-which "changed 50,000 votes in New York State.
the New York Insurance Investigating I
Committee regarding John A. If oCull'e I
Th wltneMS read Md 'all's testimony I
"It was common knowledge In 1 SO I
that corporations wero contributing to
I both patties."
The Perspiration ws pouring nut all
ovrr the Colonel- fnce and he looked
las though he had Just come out of a
I Turkish bath. Then he took up the
; testimony of John t. Archhold and
I Senator renioxe of Pennsylvania.
Tha Colonel explained that boih
Harriman and Archbold didn't testily
thst thsy got Improper consideration
from the administration, but com
plained becuuao they didn't."
"Archbold," the Colonel declared.
' con, pi. i no, that Ullss tried to black-
mall him and yet hu calls him a good
Evidently he had no objection
to such a course
REALIZES THAT MORGAN DIS
LIKES HIM, 8AYS COLONEL.
Tha wltneaa ktstrtcd that all of the
men who complained against him were
now opposing his candidacy. He said
he realized that Morgan disliked him
and corroborated the rinancler'a state
ments ye.sterdai thst lloosuvelt had
never asked either Morgan or any of
hi as.stunts for anything or had ever
don them uny favors.
Col. Roosevelt eniphaHlzed hi state
ment with blows of his hand on the
"X wish to call your attaation to
this fact In oonnsetlos with Mr. J.
P. Morgaa'B testimony yesterday.
It waa In my first administration
that ths Iforthsra gscuritlss caas
was ssttlsd with a verdict agaiaat
Mr. Morgan and Jamsa J. still. It
was also during my first adminis
tration that X esttlsd ths anthra
cite coal atrlks.
"I have endsrstood that Mr. Mor
gan expressed vigorously hlo dU
satlafaotion with my attitude in
that oass, and X was surprlusd to
find that ba bad contributed to my
campaign fund. Ho one connected
with Mr. Morgan ever hinted that
ths contribution had been made,
and ao one ever hinted to ms that
any favor should bs shown to Mr.
Morgaa for any reason whatsesr."
The witness sill h first heard of Mr.
Morgan's contribution In tha lsttor'g
Col. Koosevelt thrn paid a tribute to
the late Cornelius N. tills. He insisted I
thai during ths 1H campaign Mr. BlltO
had aaaured bba that no promlgea
pre mi or Implied," hud been made In re.
lurn for contributions, snd that Mr.
IMiss had never figged him after li.s
glaatlOl 'r any favor for contributors. I
He then askod to make a further
iMekl (or Friday, Oct. 4lh.
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"I saw the dlffprcn' men who w.to
Interested In my campaign at Chicago
j tad before Chicago, and explained ex
plicitly that I Would toleralo no effort
of any kind, by tlw use of money, or ths
fler of patfOMste to get delegates for
I nth The only time I ever saw It
'luirged was In rturencc to Ormeby Me
, lUrg. I Wrote a letter to him and got
an answer, which T have here."
The loiter was written March 4, 191?,
! aBd .iskc.l Mr. McHiirg "for his personal
! aaauraaaa" thai h had never used
I money or other Influence to secure him
Mr McHarg't rcplv rend. In part: "I
I unhesitatingly say that no repu'.ab la
mat can aay thut 1 ever end"avored by
the use of money or the promise of
patronage to aid your ctuniulgn. l
wish to unequivocally deny that charge.
, k,. ,w thilt you WOOli lmnv dlaUly
papudtata ma If 1 did make any auch
DENIES $3,000,000 USED IN PRES
Col. Roosevelt took up the allegation
that 111. 000,000 was used In the Pro
gressive primary campaign.
"Mr. Hllles and Cungressmsn Bar
tholdt have made this statement," ho
said. "I Suggest very strongly that bath
those men be called here Immediately
and asked to produce their proof.
"The man who bears false witness Is
guilty of n infamous cond ict aa the
man who steala. If Mr. Uartholdt or
Mr. Hllles can prove their atalements
thev otiKlit to be comucllod to do so.
,f ,hfV cunn, ,hey OUBht t0 drlvtn
nut of public life"
Roosevelt demanded that diaries p
Taf:, Willium H. McKlnb y, and also
Ptl airman MoCombe and Vlce-Chairman
McAdoo of the lJemocratlo Committee
"Vou can see It Is hard on me," aald
the witness, "to have to wait a month
j to answer Mr. Archbold's hargvs and
then to have things so arranged that the
,t,.n jHI1 of ,,, r()Untry riveted on th
campaign expenses of the Progrcailvo
party, while no attention Is directed to
the camixilgn funds of the other candi
dates." "I assure gOU that If th committer
lives, the other men will ho brought
here before vlucllun," su.d Chairman
When Col. Roost velt resumed ths
stand this afternoon, apparently re
freshed by the recess of an hour and a
half, aerator Payi ter took him In nan 1
"Old you have any Information re
garding contributions by Hrnry C
Frlck or (leorge J. Could
aaked sen -
"I knew nothing whatever about
that by Mr. Could until the other dav,
but 1 knew Mr. Krlek had given heav-
Fragrant and Delicious
Millions who drink It
Sold in airtight tins only
c lie i. fo .S turdty, u :. 5tr
ASSORTED CREAM ALM0N S
Uur, arrt Altiiimdv, aiiiulhrrrfj
t 4: ..i ill r t 1 v UV at lhlU,
run ttiiinit ir
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1 let LI - Ihul U III e. lire I V HU
M'tl tu tuii. lnr.
lly and he offered to contrlbuts more
heavily still." the Colonel answered.
"Mr. Knos told me thst Mr. rrleh was
one of my strongest backers. "
"T0U hesrd of Archbold's contribu
tion?" "I donbt If I heard It was from
Archbold," said Beossyslt. "I
heard there was such s Standsrd
Oil contribution.. Mr. Vsrker had
mads tha charge, I believe. That
waa before I wrote tha lsttsr of 1
Oct. 24. X don't recall who gave
ma tha informatloa."
Senator Payntef pressed rtoosevelt re-1
gardlng klmWledgt of Standard Oil do
nations before he wrote tha letters to.
Cortelyou and Ullss. ordering the return '
"f any such money.
I couldn't get any decided answer forj
some time from Cortslyou," said the,
"Did ynu feir they wouldn't return
the money?" linked Psynter.
"No, I espe.'ted they would return It."
Roosevelt answered. "I wanted It msde
clear that they must do It. Cortelyou
told mc that none had heen tnndf. Only1
ths other dsy, Cortelyou told me tltst i
ha had been Informed by Mr. Mils that,
none had been."
MAY HAVE BEEN ARCHBOLD'S
The witness said ha had lsaraad, af
ter tha 1904 campaign, that aiiss hsd
aald ns rscMred no money from the
Standard OU Company, hut that h hsd
aoceptad money front one man who hag
taadard Oil and other interests, and
that hs did aot rsgsrd that aa stand -ard
"Cortslyou. told me ths contributions
I In i!l were shoot half what they were
In IWO and lx:." added the wltnes.
"Either hs or Mr. Ullss told me Ihe 1
full s mount.
"Cortelyou told me he returned two
contributions." ssld T. R. "One wss a '
largs amount from a msn who men-'
tinned he would like to he appointed
Minister to Belsluni. The other was
Ihe Tobacco Trt. agtlnst which we
were considering a trust prosecution, j
i' this reason ws thought It best no,
to tsVe any contribution from them."
Archbold'.- attitude, the witness ald. I
mail It apparent that he expected
joi:ethIng In return for the contrlbu-1
"That 1100,000 of Mr. Moreen's prob- 1
nhly mennt Iota to hlni than a dollar II
mlirht ret from a widow or a veteran
In a Soldiers home." said T. R.
"The mere act of giving hy s BUT"
poratlon would not be condemned""
asVed Senator Pnynter.
"It wculd not." said the witness.
Mr. Paynter went hack to the Harri
man fund anil H.ooncvelt'8 statement
that he nsked Harriman for no g'ft
He hr. ueht up Ihe letters submitted Sy
Tewethoff, relating to H.irrlman's tne
ment In June, I5M, thut "he had n It i
heen able to gee Mr. Podge. Mr. Cleve
land or Mr. Flick."
"I don't rcmcmbaf whv there should
have heen any conference with Frlck.
a the letter state," sa'.d the Colonel
t talked with Mr. Hughltt at that
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