Business: Electric Trust

The LaFollette progressives were counted out at the polls last fall, but they have by no means been silenced. Basil M. Manly, LaFollette disciple and mouthpiece, and director of the People's Legislative Service in Washington, last week attempted to revive the old attack on the General Electric Co. as a monopoly in the manufacture and distribution of electric light bulbs. Samuel Untermeyer started the assault with a letter to Mr. Manly on the subject, which the latter made public. The Manhattan lawyer asserted that the General Electric Co. had been allowed to...

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