A Yankee Story

Sen. Arthur R. Gould of Maine, leather-faced Yankee of 69, sat before a grate fire in a committee room last week and sought to defend himself against charges of bribery, which he is said to have committed many years ago. An investigating committee, headed by Senator Walsh of Montana, prodded him with questions. Here is the story that Senator Gould told them. In 1912 he and four partners were building a railroad in New Brunswick, Canada—it was "the best railroad they ever had up there." A man...

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