Business: Mergers Opposed

Last week was a sort of contraceptive week against the creation of huge mergers. The Government took steps to prevent the formation of two different food-products combines. A third food proposition fell through. On the other hand, certain amalgamations in other lines continued to take definite shape.

Ward Flood Products. In Baltimore, at the command of U. S. Attorney General John Garibaldi Sargent, who termed his action the "first instance in which the Department of Justice has sought to administer prophylactic treatment under the anti-trust laws," the...

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