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EX-PRESIDENT COREY OF STEEL TRUST
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William E. Corey astonished the country last week by his frank
revelation of steel trust secrets, and incidentally got even with some
of the men who forced him out of his job. The camera caught him
in the witness chair, in a typical pose.
Twelve good men and true
were wanted, but the court had
rather a trouble to obtain a satis
factory jury. There seemed to be
something against each of the
persons who had been called.
"Is there any reason why you
shouldn't act impartially towards
the prisoner?" asked the official,
when another man's turn came
round for examination.
"Yes," came the reply, as the
juror - who - might - have - been
pointed toward a person in the
well of the court. "I am preju
diced against that man already
His face makes me think him
"Why," exclaimed the official,
"though he hasn't got his robes
on, that gentleman's the prose
cuting counsel !"
Toward the end of dinner Wil
liam put down his spoon and
punshed away his unfinished pud
ding. "Why, Willie," said his
father, "what's the matter? You
look quite mournful." "Yes," an-
I swered Willie innocently, "that's
just it. I'm more'n full."