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New York Times, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1908, New York, New York the News That's Fit to THE MORSE SHIFTS FOR BANK VIOLATIONS i on tho Stand He Left the Details of Management to President KNEW LITTLE OF BANKING His Own Attention Was Taken Up Entirely with His Outside Inter- Whiting Charles W. Morse took the stand in his own at the elusion of the testimony .in favor of fred H. in their trial before the criminal branch the United States Circuit Court for alleged infringement of the National bank Mr. Morse did not far in his but it was clear that he will to shift the responsibility the technical violations Of the law to He protested that he was not a tical and that he rarely looked at any Of the books the National Bank of North America other than the dally Hje admitted that he deeply interested in outside the two by Mr. The division between defendants was Morse's Earlier in the day it bad come out that Morse repudiated the loan to him by the bank on Oct. 14, to up tho Whiting and directed that 'the collateral lied against it should be devoted to the of his other obligations to the Mr. Morse was by Mr. of his and began his testimony by stating that he was inter- ested in- old State Bank of New York and helped toward its consolidation with the National Bank of North you ever employed in the Mr. you ever had any experience of the routine of you call yourself an I was never a salaried and any familiarity with the the tional Bank of North America has been as a of The witness said that in controlled 40 per of the stock of the He however engaged In outside which tooh up almost all you had no familiarity with the bookkeeping but relied or officers for the conduct of the What bank documents did you used to look at the dally nnd perhaps examined the loan sheet two or three times I never looked at the journals or Mr. snid that the details of his private business were left to Miss K. A. Wilson and Arthur was Miss Wilson's duty to sign notes for him to keep account when it was 1hc of the lee Securities the de- scribed how it to take over the stock of tho operating tho American and how the Not a Man to Rash Ex- or Impede A statement from John D. Rockefeller telling the public that he intends to vote for Taft for President next why he will do and why he thinks Mr. Taft should be elected was sent out last night from Oil Company's at 20 It for Mr. Rockefeller to make known in advance which side he favors in a poetical and for this reason the statement aroused a of It was with more in- because it made known that Mr. visited his office in the Standard Building He said in his reminiscences that he had been there only once in fourteen Here Is the as given out by the Oil NEW OCTOBER 30, FRESH TESTIMONY Vendor of the Cleveland Wrote Stenographers Who Copied It THEY SAW HIM FINISH IT i 29, 1908. John Rockefeller was found this Afternoon at his office on the floor of No. 26 which I he was visiting after a long and consented to talk upon the Presidential He seemed in good health and spoke as It seema to me at this when the question put directly to any American citizen candidate ho support by his for he should be manly enough It just as di- I therefore say that I expect to cast my vote for William H. If far no other I. support Mr. Taft because on comparing him with his chief I find balance of fitness and temperament en- ti rely on his The election of Mr. Taft Ii make for law and order and stability He a man I to adventure with rash experiments or to Impede a return to prosperity by cating measures subversive pf Industrial This on Aug. Part of the MS. in His sel Promises Broughton who has been indicted here on a of ceny in the second degree in connection with the sale of the disputed letter to THE NEW was securities were from over under Ke pointed out that Col. R. M. Thompson and Barney as well us himself word Directors of both the bank the Ice Securities up the John P. and Willing formed tho backbone of the Government's I know that these were but I can't remember the details of the trans- without looking the Tho records in evidence were put be- fore and lie gave the same account of the closing out of tho Carroll loan 8, 190o, that Mr. Curtis He declared that he he had ried the Carroll long would make a new loan for the profit of the This led to the making of the first on which the bank made Mr. Morso was asked to explain the Connection between tho second in Mrs. was tho samie shares of Ice were used in both he used to at- tend to business affairs ia great part. She sent me to an investment in Ice for Mr. then In evidence a letter from to Mr. remarking as ho did frequently happens with it bears no This was the Dear Mr Inclosed is my check for for Ice Will you let me know if there is anything elae You a poor business man I am. Yours The court broke in whether Mr. Morse had pa I the profit on the first loan to the bank cordance with your Mr. objected to the use of the word agreement and Judge Hough Withdrew Guaranteed Whiting The brought out although there was .no formal Mr. Morse had told Mr. Curtis of his Intention of giving the profits of the Whiting loans to the and of teeing it from all He denied that this was given when the Brown and Whiting transactions and was he first spoken of it when ho bought Ice stock Mr He he that the Di- rectors had their appreciation of his action when it was reported to but was hazy as to the details of the Whiting He knew that ha had supplied the Ice shares used them and that he had given certain from the earlier ones to the Continued on 2. question of candidates seems to me o. personal one In this the loading orators on both sides not in drawing party as based on with great I support tho general Republican position on the tariff and the currency I have always been a feel the moro impelled to answer this question because tt cannot be said that the present has In any way whatever favored the special interest to which rny life has been does not excuse mo from lishing opinion and doing I con- as a Nothing was added to this statement o Indicate why Rockefeller had from his In making his political views brought back yesterday from he had been He waived and Detective simmons of the District Attorney's office brought him from Brandenburg was immediately to where he was photographed and measured and lined up with a of others to be inspected by the Inspector ferty called him he This man is accused of selling an ar- ticle to NEW YORK TIMES purporting to have been written by the late Grover Brandenburg was taken before Judge in General where he pleaded not guilty to Bail was fixed at which was through Brandenburg's Joseph M. by the Company of Counsel Ready to Last night Williams issued this The authenticity of the Cleveland ter is held to important bearing on the and the American ple are entitled to know all the available as long before election day as Mr. Brandenburg's indictment and arrest have sent the impression cast that the is not This is It means only doubt has been raised to compel him is This he will do in two sorts of of public opinion and a court The one must be tried at once and the other In due attitude Is that his personal dication ia secondary and of minor im- portance compared the establishment of Mr. Cleveland's Scores of Mr. Cleveland held the very Nearly every person who knows the full facts Is convinced that Cleveland wrote the The for denying It has never been made Not one scintilla evidence against the or Mr. has ever been advanced We have no conception what the grounds for the indictment can save Mr. important witnesses reached the Grand Jury first move will be to place this adverse evidence in absolute fairness be- fore the flanked with the sub- we have to The lic can then and act It is time for all politics to be eliminated from this Thus far District At- torney Jerome degree of though the corded to Mr. Brandenburg at Police quarters was I hope .to make a highly Important statement within forty-eight We have a number of documents which show an interesting state of in background of this Tlie New York World print this morning affidavits by L. M. Bacon and Miss Madeline who say that they did the typewriting of jhe Cleveland article for Mr. Brandenburg on Aug. 10 weeks before Its publication in THE robber j of several weeks after Mr. land's 0 Stenographer's of Miss COUNTRY BANKS WANT Bryan's Guarantee Plan Darned for Withdrawal of Some of the large Wall Street banks having country correspondents in this and other States have noted a demand currency by some of their rural con- which has caused some prise because of the apparent lack of any reason for such a Com- which have recently come to some of the banks show that in some cases at least it is due to the agitation for the guarantee bank This received by one of the York City banks from a correspondent in the upper part of New York the attitude of the banks toward the guarantee We have obliged to draw down our balance with your bank for that have recently been in rieed as you have noticed in our requests for We need of cash on part to the speeches of parties about guaranteeing bank tve believe hurts We these speeches will soon come to an This agitation has already resulted In of from the banks In locality by people who are hoarding the I expect that with there will be a change for the Bankers who have received this and similar requests for cash from are in a dary as to the point of view of those who have been hoarding cash because of the proposal advocated by the Democratic for guaranteeing of bank de- Whether these are based fears on the part of the de- banks that It is unsafe to leave money in banks in which these deposits are not or on the fear that the bank guarantee proposal may be put into effect is the point on which banks here lack It is in circles as a curious outcome of the tion for the guaranteeing of bank that depositors should withdraw their from the 1XTEEN SAILORS TRUNKS reak Into Hold and Rifla Police where they were ight it was elf plunder he are Will in HOME WAS A Attacked Woman While Inspecting House and Took Her v to York N. Oct. 20.- admission the home of Ebon at 185 Elm New under pretense of being a a highwayman seized Mrs. Adams the after choking -a revolver her face and demanded her diamond After getting the earrings the robber ran from the House without ing- to tako any other The same man visited the real estate office of. J. Price In Lawton New on and said he wanted buy a country seat about He gave his name as J. G. Cost olio of He said his would furnish the Several places were among them being the Adams s He seemed greatly pleased with the and suggested building a garage as. soon as he got possession of it. i he will bring my mother up to look at the place on the first clear the man to-day Mrs. Is. 55 years was the weather is said couldn't bring my but she will do I would like to over the house again especially the Adams led to the second The sho reached her own the roe lo of the she revived she called up Capt at Police and three policemen were sent to look for the but he managed to get away The earring were about Mr. Adams was formerly Com- missioner of New Report That Mohun Party Has Found Deposits in the Oct. 20.-Reportg have been received from E. Dorsey leader of the American expedition in the Congo These reports state that Mr. Mohun's party has discovered rich deposits of and copper in the Manyema dis- The object of the expedition led by Mr. was the discovery and ment of rich rubber and mineral sions and diamond fields which are be- to exist well In his party some 200 men composing the and several in as the e of Leopo d of Belgium as tho Corporation is the gigantic concessions held by Thomas F. Ryan Is a eader in this and lelm family has advanced large sums money success 01 fho experience of Dorsey Mohun in he Congo Free State began several years when he went to that country as tlie agent of the United States Mohun remained In the service of this Government about three His wife was a Miss Barry of this city Writ of Seizure of Song Judge Ward in the United States Circuit Court yesterday denied a motion made by counsel tor Jerome H. Remick music for Rn order vacating the writ of r obtained by Joseph W. i or the plates and copies of a song I Don't Like b Clare Miss of the to Park Bow Election Returns were it. Counsel for Remicks be on the ground that it deprived them of their property process of POINT GAME at West Point Oct. 31st. Weat Shore special leaves St. 42d St. P. M. round State County and City of New L. M. being duly I reside In the City of and my place of business is at No. 47 West fourth where I have been located since 1003. On Aug. 10, 1908, Broughton known to me aa a writer of came to my office at No. 47 Thirty-fourth and said he had some manuscript which he wished to have ordered two In addition to When ished the article made nine or a total of about To the beat of ray memory it was practically in Mr. this the first I had ever done for Mr. the handwriting the gams as that used in subsequent manuscript which had typewritten for I did numerous pieces of work for Brandenburg during August and early In the last order filled on Oct. 8, 1008. when I began typewriting the which l' afterward as an article entitled land on the Campaign and His Prophecy of Its published In THE TIMKS of Aug. 80. 1008, Mr. denburg had not finished writing tut completed the seated ai my too desk while I was typewriting tho first Mr. came over to me several read passages tho article to Mahd if I did not think were In Mr. Cleveland's beet Ht also asked me If I did not think the article would sell weir to a or On account of Mr. writing being difficult to I called M. R. In my to her from the MS. while she did Mies Fearon did the writing for tho last part of the article I remember that during the entire which we were working on thU article Mr. Brandenburg appeared rather did not leave the office except for a I nothing further of this until T In THE TELLS OF RUEF BRIBE E. A. S. Confesses Sum Was Offered Him to Oct. tence to be parsed upon him E. A. S. a convicted of attempting to bribe John M. Kelly to qualify on the jury to try Abraham Ruef and for made full confession in court Blake said that after was arrested on -a charge of bribery Frank associate came to him and promised him if he keep said that notes for 000, purporting be signed by were delivered to a third to be paid to Blake immediately after he was if he were convicted of Besides this Blake hih wife was to receive a month while he was in the was called on to-day to rise and receive sentence his wife not and began to cry She was led from the After he had been and had stated that he had not been promised s Blake said he had been offered by S. Newburgh and F. J. phy of counsel to influence J. a prospective to vite for the acquittal of He at first offered Kelly which was he but an offer pf was It then brought out in allegations that Newburgh had obtained attorneys for Blake's Blake then told of the alleged offer of and provision for his wife while he was In prison if he not a The story by Blake created consternation in and case was continued for- two In the of Judge Lawlor just the where attorneys were in the third month of an attempt to get a- jury to try Abraham Ruef and had Jessed the news of Blake s confession caused tion to the Ruef paled but otherwise showed no emotion immediately engaged in a con- versation with Henry Ach and B. Tarry Cay end It was not t er pier In t and to the trunks that t o hat hjad suffered The thefts wero at once reported to E dward a fc Two Men Celluloid Badly Overcome by the fumes of burning two men burned to death in a small fire at Duane Street early Ai at while struggling to get out the basement that A third who had been with the two others in tho when the fire was badly The basement in which tho men were killed Is said to have once the workshop of John the ventor of the The dead men are Henry Jones of 114 Twenty-sixth and David 18 years of 8 Settgast of 83 North Henry L I was the man who was burned In hls walked to lo D th the where it was said he would probably All three men employes of man of celluloid The men were at work in the midst of some barrels of waste of In the basement One of them dropped a burning match into one of the barrels and instantly the celluloid flamed up and the basement was filled with a dense i An alarm was turned in by a and after the firemen arrived had the fire under The estimated at BB la II DETECTIVES Members Soon After tie Reaches Four British sa wer essel yesterday up at ti In different pa he ut tlie police sa d not know the cooler fair j northerly PLUNDER ON ADRIATIC Baggage of and RECOVER LOOT thie Crew ROGERS lors on the White Star e arrested on boat a that and taken to with wholesale unks while the ts of the de- and last that about worth an The William and James came to V River the the plundering was to through C this in a the South an short Rogers an o Virginia Cou m th arro com rn J a n lias the ONE CENT In Xew and TO EXTEND i to Connect Coal Fields York Oct. and of the ian which I connects the fields with 'the sell at is to a road from to Floyd Court a of It is roi is not at i Floyd that Mr. Rogers proposes line on Dr. Austin Constant Attendance on Her for Three Counties in enter Surry nt Mount Airy This will the coal carrying line with supply of fuel anil a put nf his Wn Trains will bo ic Virginian from the fields to Norfolk by early RETURN OF HEART MALADY Physician issues a She Has Suffered for Four BY BIG Schooner Ashore Off North of Crew The principal sufferer was Capt. II B. lagrave of He came on 'a hunting trip the Canadian Ho brought x fine hunting a case of When the Customs Inspectors wont to tamine his baggage it Was discovered lat one of trunks been broken and nearly of its contents been t a m p t wl t d last that lames of all those who detective employed by steamship and within ten after thi iken off the st wer search of the ve It was old had been the work of search of the f that the ken and that it members of quarters was result the ended into the of the firemen id There they bega The the plunder r ih every as a hidir ho were arrested they learm the arrest i to discover traces of police say that they in dunnage un- seemed to have been g ed down to the mon according to the d enough only to s. but to know that H TV is on fcur days after the left Queens Two pt watch while wn into the hok The thieves had no chance to but broke open the trunks that were that the hold of the tho other pair went slest of f A to Capt. It needed no every trunk proved a found on e upper deck in cm ton wast cl stuck away a board behind the aft and belong to a enry found under a me handsome wearing apparel found in is to belong Miss Clara complainant Car REPORT ON Tracks report from engaged to Vlay Have to Go Off Bo handed to Bridge will be sut and then tl both reports t. is said t out ek not up to the will not the to Tt -Is sal will madt it ed pp be It may be changes the Beaten for Presidency of Brown Senior Class by Nine R. Oct. M. Evans son of the Governor of New lost the Presidency of the Brown University class by nine votes at the election held Young successful competitor was Charles E. Wheeler of The vote Wheeler I HANDS CUT 0 Milan Youth the BU Black Hand is i v years of to become Hand organization a room lighted by the centre of tht which were a revo all forced to he the YORK TIMES Aug. 30, 1908, article entitled on Campaign and His Prophecy of IU I Immediately recognized it as the which I had typewritten for Mr. burp on 10. If the name of Grover to said article the waa apt Continued on Page 2. TOU BE ELECTION Not going out to i nee the Free with next SUNDAY'S Paper Trust Wants Tariff to In a letter addressed to the American Paper Pulp Association of 300 the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company jt is a foregone that if Democrats hava the power they Immediately take off the duty On other told the police that he remained in West until he heard tha t the society was to delegate him to do some fou aw ty where he re his He ing he cousin sent him found the place railroad was struck dowr he for o Ji hand it the interest of the to be Inseparably linked with the success of the Republican and last Winter the Republican of Congress stanchly the clamor of a portion of the press for the Immediate removal of the on paper and y ANOTHER MEGAPHONE Every reader next a big red ia time 24, society to a On When he regain he was in a 1 was struck by a botn his hands wer his betrayal or t T le United States trunks began to bo emer detectives from on board conducting oon bor bout tin the North northeast lies tlie bhc bu the crew were two vie t crashing masts two but the great wave The Man on Way Being I that he had mi that his 1 term of ony for tlic cm hanged here The tinge to the ex until the his time h inarch had been erec A i was a farewell time 20 jr Charles S. d was driven as Carolina coast In a ro early vi nls off Paul h of Capp and j call Mrs. William for years tho of New is yt FTth For throe day's and nights Dr. Austin the Astor family l Fifth in tho room or within part time was hv Dr. Flint houie go to his him on f should any of The cook and a sailor the plx member's of Several nurses and attendants were caught tht of tho vessel ana crushed ts made to tlie to Dr. Astor is a return of wore swept by i t from she lias suffered for breaking over the nder of the crew narrowly 11- AN OLD to Says Brother for His onn 20 O r d e r rn a n i n 11 a 1 y ah d nt brother was a ears in a penal Salvatoro Is morning for the killing -some last tho was Issued from for THE 20, P: M. Astor luul a return of. lior old nf Since then she of is Astor of sudden clian lor a of Timothy J. a State n lent a highly dramatic it was not made told id come and that he must coll to tho gallows which ed in the County of greeting to an WEDDED Clergyman Runs After Newly Married Couple and Pe The Rev. G. e rector of. to nan of New ami was T. whom he set of valued against the men is t. NEW he engineers specially of rough Bridge has been Commissioner The that of Prof. mitted within a few ic report of Boiler made a that the bridge specifications and It was intend asserted that that the upper floor C W. started out R. his of in The issued i The couple go discovered thai Calling ihe residing Falls 1 man Mi bride and mot tin and aft borrowed a tea and accompanied to Fails where another tallied To room Ings Bank Mr. happy long and anyth done away wit it and tho foir were to halve been that in addition of these tracks will have to be FF IN a Gruesome Tale ck strange story the of old by Lafayette asserts that he was member of a Black eleven months ago at a. Ho was taken Into twu he room was a table on a and a He was then to anything many unpaid ac this majority of the settled bl all t with S less than nc thinks they are1 NAVY No Leniency forms Second Ceremony 7 of on -a of away before the ho had violated the no of Miss Julia bet and the s to stop the which couple to Lime m at the Goodwin place license was ob- vn Clerk In of thg Falls a ceremony with Merchants Gr This Year Special to people of this largely with are ex- PEOPLE PAY by Promptness of clays Four when be- gan to sink many he Mrs. a study of In Fall of broke under a long 1 III in of was in the or Aster's frit sho was .In n rather John Jacob would not reopen her port during the then came out during tho pre- vious Summer while Mrs. Astor was abroad was of trouble with Paris was feverishly that she making season at Newport the had spont the Parisian making chases for c Astor ilo America health failed At vSie brought homo in and since In comparative Now weather was In with m re Sho went ami then to tho members Hie to tho Astor began height of written for The whose dealings are over the balances their i a Summer and these in- never t ho They un- Astor .is well Her friends say of even of her was even In a large has bear up under tho which two This tl year the not the rase The have 5 and a few there is nge this man j will be lost on tho bills for Senator Gorman's Son-in-Law in Spite of Special to York 2n.--Artin Newbern case of the and marled ith nri In In Ph youngr brought to The society ordered under pain of Then ho ran near e secrets of Sept. 7 last to a he ar rack hon Ir with both hands He says that d was when d he member of the Black Ha and that white he Philadelphia Na ing a such an i in time of peace RETURNS to-day the alias musician who sorted daughter of iht should be tried the 1 be no leniency in of the pr t was notified by late J Rear Admiral y that the had been turned over to the navy the and the order issued eo It was said de torday irse of the regular the no steps be Mrs. Magness for Though the law is rarely HE no and Fork near cut off in revenge Postal Guide contains h towns as West Va. but there is a Latest Shipping SS Oct. H. T. tSong Taken with the mecl enriches the i i 138 Fulton New Ladew Estate Employe Pleads to Grand Larceny to Tic New 3 Ladew Glen j was this morning In the paymaster on th in his automobile he had noi by Judge West Pt. ti In at S o'clock in of tea and toast only for For which was the samo each she The a simple unless visitors to the and Astor would avoid courses which not easy to She and often disappeared from her entertainments a while laving greeted her daughters the Mrs. is to her as far when founder of in this on hattan Her was one of York's princes at the beginning of Iho She is a of Henry who married Ann In colonial Mrs. Affor fnr twenty years has been tho leader with almost absolute to make or mar Uio social of who sought her list was the with a juli As Mrs. was in manner and 14 after iher debut sho William died in 1892, leaving the bulk of his great fortune to his An- Shortly Mr. Aster's Astor took up residence family In white marble house that had for In Fifth As n Astor social WHK Into She recognised h IK and he was clevor j 1ier good and deferred to they selected Pour Mrs. and to Court House her a of His defalcation at different and accounted for by false entries of to em- was Deduced by turning of in sums taken and over in cash spent He will be on j Oct. See Day Line Adv. names for After- ward became tho index social When Mrs. Astor laid her after the death of hcv first impulse after was to assemble about her .oM She gave a to which whose on her list earlier days This was much ed; but found the younger V
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