Business & Finance: Bread Trust

Although Senator La Follette is dead (TIME, June 29, CONGRESS), his publicity agency goes marching on. This agency is entitled the "People's Legislative Service"; its headquarters are located in Washington, and it is under the direction of Basil M. Manly.

Mr. Manly has now taken alarm at the mergers of bread companies, and declares that a "bread trust" is now forming whose power is a national menace. Mr. Manly further states that profits in milling and breadmaking, being out of proportion to the increased price of wheat, are now "unconscionable", and are due to...

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