Tesla Admits He's Great

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Monday, November 26, 1906
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17
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7-7
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The New York Tribune November 26, 1906 NIKOLA TESLA’S IDEA OF HIMSELF. Testifies in Suit That He Is One of the Greatest Men of the Age. Patchogue, Long Island. Nov. 25.-Nikola Tesla considers himself one or the greatest men of the age, and so testltled yesterday before Justice Jaycox, of the Supreme Court, in a sult brought by a former Workman for wages due. Frank N. Clark, ot Port Jefferson. formerly em- ployed by Tesla at hls plant at Wardenclifte as a machinist, sued the inventor for $889 25 for wages-alleged to be due. Tesla admitted hav- ing oflered to settle by paying Clark $50 down and $12 a week. Cla.rk"s counsel asked Tesla if he was an in- ventor and promoter. Tesla said he wan not a promoter and never received a tee, but that he was an inventor and could Lake rank among the foremost men of the age. Clark won his case.

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