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CONSCIENCE OF JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER, JR. '
JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER, JR., TOLD A BIBLE CLASS. "The more I
see of this wol-ld the more convinced I am that the only thing worth striving
for is the attainment of righteousness. I believe that a clear conscience is
to be preferred to all the money in the world. The other day a man said
" 'Mr. Rockefeller,, I am' constantly losing opportunities because of my
desire to be honest in business.'
"My reply' to. that man ,was :
" 'Even if-you do not make all the money that you might earn by abandoning-your
honest course, my, friend, it must mean a great deahto you to
know that you can go down on your knees each night and commune with
your Maker with a clear conscience.' " '
Rockefeller, Junior, and Mrs. Petragon!
J. D. Rockefeller, Jr., Who Refuses to
Arbitrate the Colorado Coal Strike.
Mrs. John Peiragon, Colorado mine
striker's wife, whose two baby girls
were killed by gunmen at LudloWt
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