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LETS NOTHING 60
E. H. Harriman, Who Wanted
Equitable Stock, is a Re
STEAM ENGINE FOR WORK
Curt in Business, But Kindly to Ail at
Country Home Original
C-MIA1:LI:S A. PBoUTY of the in-t-...stIe
uiK-e suiil that live men cuuM
control the railroads of the Unit
ed Star?, lie did not name the ineu.
but he un.jue'.-lional:;. referred ta the
chief tigurcs iu the live great railway
systems: William X. Vandcrbilt of the
Yaudcrbilt mad.-, tJeorgv .1. tJouid of
the Could rjad.-.. .!. Pierpout Morgan
of the Marfan-Hi. I interests, A. J. Cas
tatt of the I'euii"i Ivania system aud
I'.iwan! II. llarriniau o:' the Harriman
roads. While nau:el last. Harriman
In iKwer u:id iutluei:ce Is easily the
head of the list, lu!;-ia formerly was
tL'.'ie, Lut the younger lar.u passed him
some tiu.e a . It is safe to say that
Ilai i liuau will keej the lead, lie has
a habit of keeping thirds. lie once
a;d t j a biun h of newkpap r uieii vvha
eame to 'ju-iiiMi him ahout the ruaivjr
that Morgan r.ud Hill had wrested from
Lim the eontrol tf the I'nluu l'aeitie:
"I jruess thit Isn't s-j. I have never
ytt let J of anything that I wanted
oft( r 'euiLK it Ui my pos.ies.io!i."
Ordinarily M" Harriman de un
talk much. Lately he has been more
loquacious, out hi' could not help that.
It was ail 0:1 account of Hughes a'Jfl
that insurance investigation. A whole
lot of r-4ple wL) would have preferred
to keep jui t have heen saying thing i
for the same reason. Some of theso
high financier are so modest and re
tiring that the shrinking daisy is bold
by comparison. It i.s little le.-ss than
cruel to drag them out before the pub-
lie and make them tell where they
Mr. Harriman thinks so rapidly that
it is impossible for him V express him
self in mere words. At one famous
meeting of the HtiUiLable directors he
became so surcharged with burning
ideas that all he could do was to give
utterance to the memorable sentence,
"Wow, wow, wow!" That pregnant
ejaculation was freighted with more
meaning than is contained iu many
volumes. Anybody can reel oft strings
of adjectives, but it takes a genius to
think of anything so startlingly origi
nal as "Wow, avow, wow!" That sen
tence was either something more or
something less than human. It was
even new to Wall street. The fre
quenters of the Stock Exchange me
nagerie were familiar with the b'dlow
ing of bulls, the growling of bears and
the bleating of Iambs, but "Wow. wow,
wow!" was a lungaag" beyond them.
It cl'-asrly lielnuged to some other zoo
Even when he does descend to ordi
nary human forms of expression Ilar
t'liuau is saving of his breath. When
asked, for example, if he had done
anything to Thmas V. lly.xn for tak
ing the Equitable away from him the
railroad Lhnr said, wit'i crl p e:n: h t
sls, "Not yet." I !::;.. Some men
write columns :nd d. not ciy h it fiS
much as is em'-ainc! in thoe two
words. If they lid not make a slavery
feeling run lown Ilyan's sjtine. then
he is proof ugaiie: far.
Here is another rather ravage dig at
llyau. T!ie present owner of t!.' ll'iui
tMble had testitil that he bought
Hyde's Hock because he feared that
the exposures in the company would
bring a panic. When Mr. Harriman
was asked if he shared in this npnre-
la what Mrs. Lucy
StoTIlof Tilton. G,
said after taking
JCy; of other weak
CS women art
ri xtt 1 bt,n
V I tortd to perfact
Diiaui oy was r alli
ed y. YOU may be
well If you wul take
cearly all the sick-
cess that women
hare. It depriTes tha system of nourish
ment and the delicate organs peculiar to
women suffer weaken, and become
enables the stomach and digestive organs
to digest and assimilate all cf the whole
some food that may be eaten. It r.ouri shea
the body, and rebuilds the weak organs,
restoring health and strength. Kcdol cures
indigestion, constipation, dyspepsia, sour
risx.gs, belching, heartburn and all stomach
Digests What You Eat
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! benk'a' fie answered: "No, slrT tnere
j was no possibility of a panic. There .
: was noooay. a uiiuh, eitr-ji. mi. i
who had that In Tlew, and I doubt
whether be had." Phew! That is an
1 Indirect way of calling a man a liar,
and not very Indirect either.
But Harriman said other things of
Ityan even more uncomplimentary.
For example, he asserted more than
once that be doubted Mr. Ryan's sin
cerity. When one reflects what that
statement really means he must real
ize that It Is about as severe a thing
as one man can say of another. More
over, the railroad king accused the
present owner of the Equitable of tri
fling with blm. To a man with a fine
point of honor statements like these
would bo reg.iraea as notning less
than personal insults. A century ago
they would have called for coffee and
pistols. Dueling is no longer iu vogue.
Has honor gone out of fashion also':
John Skelton Williams said things as
severe concerning Kyan. and they bore
on the very point that Harriman touch
esviz, that the owner of the Emita
tie has no regard for his promises.
Tet Ityan Is a "Virginian, and Virgin
ians are not in the habit of bearing
such Imputations in silence. That
Thomas 1'. Kyan bears them argues
one of two things, either that he has a
wonderful control of his temper or a
calloused Indifference to ethical con
siderations. Probably both elements
enter Into his attitude. If sj he Is not
peculiar in Wall street, for to play the
modern game of high finance men
have to control their tempers and they
seemingly have to become calloused to
considerations of ethics and honor.
Perhaps the most sensational part of
the Harriman testimony related to po
litical influence. Kyan had alleged that
Harriman had demanded a half share
la the Equitable stock, threatening, at
least by implication, that if be did not
receive it he would use all his influ
ence, political and otherwise, against
the deal. It was when questioned as
Xt whether he had used this Influence
that ho made the significant and threat
ening reply, "Not yet.'." When interro
gated more closely concerning this po
litical influence Odell was brought into
the game. Now, Odell rad Harriman
have long been close friends. It h!s
even leen charged that the two have
played into each other's hinds in large
ways In the past; that the rnilror.d
magnate, for example, had helped the
New York boss to get his money out
of the shipbuilding mix up: that llarri
niau had stepped in and saved liepow,
using his Influence with od.ll vhea
the governor chairman was on tLe eve
cf throwing the senator down in hU
candidacy for re-election, and thai
but why extend the list? The world Is
full of rumors, the political world espe
cially. That fairly oozes with more
kinds of gossip than tl.e ancient quilt
ing bee. Old man It Is aid" is the
busiest politician of them all.
Through all this mist of allegation
one fact stands forth clearly. It at
least is undisputed. Odell and Harri
man are and have been very dose to
gether. Chief Inquisitor Hughes ne.er
overlooks things of this kind. So w hen
he Lad Harriman worked up t the
right pitch he urbanely asked:
"It has been charged that through
! your relation with Mr. Odell you have
political Influence. What would you
say as to that?"
"Well." replied Mr. Harriman. "I
should think Mr. Odell had political in.
fiuecce because of his relations with
Not the Resigning Kind.
There you have it. Is It not refre-sii-lng?
That is almost as good as the
; statement of th "Perfect" Perkins
that he was the whole thing In the New
York Life. Perkins, by the way, is
not In the New York Life at ail now.
. lie talked and then resigned. So did
I McCjwll...But.jLU this U. beside. the
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point, iraminan w ill not resign.
fearor should I say hope? of that,
lie Is not the resigning kind. True, be
did resign from the Equitable sort of
"wow-wow-wowed" himself out. as It
were. But he only did that because
nothing more was in sight there. No
Juice left in that lemon. There is a
whole lot of juice In all those western
railroads that Harriman controls. He
could not be scared out of those if
every state were bristling with an in
vestigation and at the head of every
Investigation were a Hughes. Not on
your life. He himself has said that he
never lets anything get away that he
wants, not if he has his fingers on it.
He wants the railroads, and he -has
them in his grip. So do not imagine
that there is anything more doing in
the resigning line by Edward Henry
What Odell thought of that testimony
is not ou record. Perhaps it would not
look well if it were ou record. Ilarrl
mau explained afterward that it was
all a joke. He even gave a diagram
of the joke and seemed surprised and
pained that anybody had taken it seri-
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oasly. Then the pulr.e roarea. It saw
the point. But these high tiuauciers
should not spring their playful humor
this way. They should lurni-h dia
grams as they go along. I low is any
0110 to know wh-u to laugh? There is
danger of breaking into the most seri
ous passages of testimony with un
seemly hilarity and being u dead blank
when the really funny things are
thrown off by the witnesses. If thoe
in the chair could sort of prepare us
so that we might cachinnate at the
right places it would save a whole lot
of embarrassment. After Harriman
made it plain that he was only iu fun
even Lew Doelcstadcr, the minstrel,
t-aw the piint and came out with the
offer of a handsome salary to the rail
rjad king to be an end man in l.xk
stader's justly famous show. But If
Odell laughed he went down lu the
biLsoment where no one could hear
him. And Hughes never cracked a
smile. He w as in deadly earnest any
way. He generally Is.
Almost Croke tbc Roof Oct.
Mr. Harriman is given to being play
ful an 1 humorous that way. There
was once when he tried to take or
everybody supposed Le was trying to
take the Northern Pacific away from
Morgan and 11:11. Wall street In all
its strenuous c-areer has scarcely ever
seen such a time as that. Ilarriiami
and his people bought Northern Pacific
right and left and high and low most
ly high. Tha way that stock went up
was scandalous aud heartbreaking.
Then, when he had all he wautod, or
thought he had, Harriman called in his
loane-d stock, nnd there was 'more
trouble. A whole bunch of pe'fple
were caught short, and Northvn Pa
ciSe Lit the Stock Exchange ceiline so
hard that It almost broke the roof out. j
There was wil l scurrying to keep some
of the olde-st houses from going broke. I
For a time it looked like a panic, and'
many a poor Iamb lost not only bis;
wool. tut uis peir, ana was lucsy 11 ne
escaped with his life.
Some time afterward Mr. Harriman
iu testifying before the Interstate com
merce commission said that the pub
lic had been under a curious misap
prehension as to that Northern Pacific ,
corner. He said that he had not tried,!
to get control of the road at all. Evi
dently another Joke. Oh, but it wa
fusny. Rut those who lost their for
tunes iu the scrimmage may be par
doned if they do not appreciate the
al!e PX'Httfnrr nature of the affair.
OLD GASE IS UP
Attempt to Force Action in the
COURT CONVENES TOMORROW
Little for the Grand Jury of the Jan
uary Term Levering Larceny
Case Principal One.
Notice has heen served upon George
W. McCatkriu and his attorney. J. T.
Kcnworthy .thai the case of George
W. McCaskrin vs. William MeConochie
will he brought up in the circuit court
upon its convening at 9 o'clock. Searie
&. Marshall appearing for the defend
ant. This is the election contest case be
gun by Mr. McCaskria immediately af
ter his defeat two years ago last spring,
and which progressed only through the
recount of the ballots, the remainder
of the testimony being referred to the
master in chancery for hearing. It re
mains to he seen whether Mr. McCask
rin was mayor for the two years previ
ous to his taking the chair or whether
William MeConochie was the chief ex
ecutive. Rfronvrurx Tomorrow.
Circuit court reconvenes tomorrow
morning with Judge Gest on the bench
and such matters will he disposed of
as may come up before tha January
term of court, which opens next week.
The cafe against W. R. Levering,
charged with stealing rings from an
express package, is the only important
case to come before the grand jury at
the January term, aside from the ef
fort, to atrain obtain indictments
against William Nagel and Josephine
Collet, each being charged with being
an accessory after the fact in the case
of murder of Carl Brady. Following
:a the grand jury, called to report for
service in the January term:
Cordova Lester Ben way.
Coe Lewis Gilbert.
Canoe Creek Alvin Farher.
Zuma James Adams.
Port Byron William Filbert.
Hampton Harry Cosner.
South Moline William Haner.
Moiine H. J. Gripp, Charles W.
Wright, Cal Earnest.
Rock Island John Konosky, Julius
Mosenfelder, Martin Weinberger, Ira
South Hock Island Herman Schave.
Black Hawk Fred Salpaugh.
Coal Valley William Sackville.
Rural Lafayette Metzler.
Bowling John Tindall.
Ed'-iington Henry B. Carpenter.
Andalusia Thomas Bopes.
Buffalo Prairie Gideon Reed.
Drury Dan Kleist.
When one is held up f.. a bock alley i
and relieved of all his valuables, be
sides being clubbed half to death. It;
sort of take t'.ie line edge? off of his ;
sense of humor. It may be funny tv
the footpad and other people, but
scarcely to the victim.
The upshot of that Northern Pacific
matter was that Harriman secured a
majority of the preferred stock, but
Morgan retained a majority of the
common stock. Then J. Pierpont re
tired the preferred stock, most of
which Ilarriman held, and left the
younger man high and dry. Possibly
there was a joke in it all, but Morgan
seemed to do most of the chuckling.
Oh. the humors of high finance! Tho
millions who have to scratch to mako
both ends meet should appreciate thu
delicate Irony of the situation.
Sold In His Concepts.
Mr. Ilarriman is about sixty. No
body kntws exactly except himself, an 1
he won't tell. He was born in Nevr
Jersey, the son of a clergyman.
Strange, the way preachers' sons turn
out, high finance humorists and what
not. This preacher's son went to Wall
street In his teeus, soon got into bank
ing, then into railroads. Nobody heard
much about him until he had annexed
most of the ro.nis west of the Rockies.
He Is now president of the Union
Pacific nnd the Southern Pacific, and
controls several other systems, be
sides being a director In many
more. He has a genius for developing
the properties lie secures, his special
forte being tj t:.ke a line that is on tho
verge of bankruptcy anil turn it into
a bonanza. He is IhiM In his concepts,
spends" money like water In making Im
provements and always wins out. He
straightened out the I'nlon Pacific,
bridging Great Salt Lake In the opera
tion. It U said that when this difficult
feat of engineering was finally ac
complished the usually sedate Mr. Ilar
riman danced a highland Sing. Yet.
though Le scatters millions so freely.
-j::e of Lis railroad presidents resigned
Incau9e Harriman made him account
for his postage stamps. He Is a small
man. only a!out five feet four, ami
stoop shouldered at that. Ills dress is
almost shabby. He wears a heavy
drooping mustache rnd a funny little
giatee parted In the middle. He is
taciturn, a hard worker, with a genius
for details, looks not unlike Jay Gouid,
avoids publicity, has a bug for science
aud travels much. He has a house In
New Yerk and an estate of over 30.000 j
acres at Arden, N. Y.. where most of
his time is sint. There he breeds fine
horses and stock and Is a granl old
farmer. At Ardrn he is no longer U
II. Harriman. railroad king, but "L'nclt
Hank." He Is affectionately greeted
by this title or by th? still shorter one
of Pop" Harriman in ail the region
roundabout. He is especially popular
with the children of the yillaae, who
Ingalls Jewelry Store A
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"The past, at least, is secure,
first holiday season.
It m'uht sound well if we coaM talk of a Ion- vis; a of years and
claim the largest in our history. We can only point to the upward lif;
nnd forward step which it pave cur business.
"The mill won't grind wit'.i tl.e water that is passed." and achiev
ed success only helps the future by inspira-inn. Our novel v.avs per
mit no repose, even though the Kenit'.i cf the test is higher tl aa ever.
To do Uvs than lead in every sense would be to re;crre our meth
ods methods that have fand their larjjesr intelligence and broaJes.
application within three month?. We never reverse c.cod nut hods.
Let us hope that the Ingalls jewelry store 011 C'hrirtau;.; day gave
a larger rythm to many a domestic circle.
FOR TEN DAYS
We will give a $20 set of teeth with natural gums
and gold filled teeth for S10.00
Also a fine 22 karat gold
crown for S5.00
ALL WORK GUARANTEED UNLIMITED People holding cou
pons should call before the thirty days expire.
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OPEN EVERY EVENING AND SUNDAY. OLD 'PHONE 706-Y.
jVliies of Wall Paper
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but we must clean our shelves for the new season's stock.
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ii'gs. lie ! vi.i.-i bunches of then int;
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through t.':e country, being as happy
with the:-.e liitle ones u: he is wlieij tak
ing a group of scientists to Alaska or a
junket of g wrnment ollieials t Japan.
In New Yor-i, crisp and curt, dictatorial
and a human steam engine for work,
seeing nobody except by special ap
pointment; in his country home he Is
kindly, generous and accessible to all.
Here is shown his human and I ivable
side, and perhaps it is best that we look
at him from this viewpoint.
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