Foreign News: Die Stinnes Gesellschaft

A group of bankers met in the Reichsbank building in Berlin. After some discussion, they decided to lend some $10,000,000 to the Stinnes Gesellschaft (Company).

The cat leapt from the bag. Wild rumors circulated in Berlin: "The House of Stinnes is bankrupt"; "The Stinnes power is unshaken." These were the extreme views. Certain it was that the vast," intricate interests bequeathed by the late Herr Hugo Stinnes were financially embarrassed. Fear was expressed that, since neither Hugo Stinnes Jr. nor any member of the family had been present at the bankers' meeting,...

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