BANKING: End and Beginning

J. P. Morgan stepped into No. 23 Wall Street, the building known on every bourse in the world as "The Corner," on Feb. 23-Driving in from his great Matinicock estate at Glen Cove, Long Island, he came into the bank as usual at about 10:30 a.m. That evening he was on a Florida special, southbound for a rest. Early on the morning of the 25th he suffered a slight heart attack, walked from the train to a cottage of the Gasparilla Inn at Bocagrande, a tiny hamlet on a Florida key.

To his bedside went Dr. Henry Stewart Patterson, a...

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