The Press: Golden Interview

A ship news reporter for the Wall Street Journal boarded the Olympic shortly before midnight on Saturday (a fortnight ago). Soon he found his quarry—Thomas Cochran, a partner of J. P. Morgan & Co., who was about to sail for Scotland to shoot grouse with, Mr. Morgan. Mr. Cochran is usually reticent (as are all partners of J. P. Morgan & Co.), but the night air of New York Harbor seemed to make him loquacious. Reporter Morton Nicholls departed from the liner with a thrill in his heart and a magnificent interview...

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