Business: Rockefeller v. Stewart

"I did not, personally, receive any of these bonds. . . . I never had anything to do with the distribution of any bonds. . . . I don't know anything about it."— Chairman Robert W. Stewart of the board of directors of the Standard Oil Co. of Indiana, in the course of testimony to the Senate Committee on Public Lands, last February. The Committee had asked him what he knew about the profits of the Continental Trading Co., which were converted into Liberty Bonds after a...