Business & Finance: Chicle Fight

The present management of the American Chicle Co. comes up for reelection at its annual stockholders' meeting on March 4 next, but a number of prominent stockholders have made up their minds to make this function rather more stirring than such meetings usually prove. They have organized a stockholders' protective committee, and are out to obtain proxies for a majority of the 155,000 outstanding shares; already they have proxies for 65,000. They propose to have the scalp of H. T. Blodgett, President of the Company, and to effect several reforms, in their opinion...

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