One morning last week a group of ship news reporters and photographers rode silently down New York Bay. Those who were not cynical were sour. They were on their way to board the Mauretania. Their assignment was to interview and take pictures of John Pierpont Morgan, who dislikes to be interviewed or pictured, as he had plainly told them many times before.

Not many hours later those same newsmen and photographers rode up the Bay. Once more in their respective newspaper offices, they were greeted by skeptic city editors...

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