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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 29, 1912, Image 12

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"You signed them without ask-in-?"
"Certainly."
"Do you know the names of the
men to whom these proxies were
issued?"
"I do not remember them now.
I did know them at the time."
"Did you know at the time that
there was a contest between cer
tain interests for the control of
the company?"
"I don't remember. I don't
think I did. I am sure I didn't."
"Name one of the men who
conducted the reorganization not
a director of the Standard Oil Co.
of New Jersey."
"Any and all of the directors
of "
"Name one."
"Well--"
"The question calls for a
name," interrupted Commissioner
Jacobs.
"You see "
"I'm going to get an answer if
it takes all night," said Unter
meyer. "Do you know who speci
fied for whom you were to vdte in
these constituent companies?"
"How can I- "
"Then you don't know an
swer yes or no."
"How would it be possible for
me "
"Can you answer it yes or no?"
"Allow me "
"Yes or no."
"No." .
"If I asked Mr. Rockefeller if
the sun were shining outside he'd
say the moon was going to rise
soon," remarked Untermeyer.
Another long wrangle started
when Untermeyer tried to find
out more about the proxies. He
found out how much Mr. Rocke
feller did not know. Finally,
Rockefeller said:
"I do not bother much with de
tails."
Untermeyer gave it up.
"That will be all," he said.
"Now, don't spare me," said
Rockefeller. "I'm willing to stay
here. My desire is "
"I don't care what your desire
is. That's all. I thank you."
"I thank you," and Rockefeller
shuffled out of the room. f .
Isn't it funny to find out that
Rockefeller is such a guileless, m
nocent old gink, who signs pap'ers
without knowing what they are?
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QUITE TRUE. N
Mrs. Chicflat -Yes, it's the lat
est thing, a chafing-dish' range.
There isn't room for stoves in any;
of the new apartmerits,,you know.

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