Pride of Boston

The last few years have been lean ones for many of Boston's leading interests and industries. The Massachusetts cotton-spinning trade is glum, mills are closing down. The leather business has been dull for some time, shoemaking has begun to re-establish itself further west. The "coppers," Boston's favorite speculations, have also paid lean dividends, or none at all.

Not so, however, with United Fruit— a Boston enterprise with Boston capital, Boston management. This company last year had a total income of $27,218,020 against $22,561,549 the year...

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