Business: Whiskers

Lord Chesterfield gave his name to a cigaret; Robert Burns to a cigar. English royalty brought no action because the name of Queen Victoria's consort was borrowed for a frock coat. George Washington is godfather to a kind of coffee; Abraham Lincoln to an automobile. Why then should a descendant of General Ambrose Everett Burnside object to having her uncle remembered for his whiskers? So pleaded the counsel defending Colgate & Co. against a suit for damages brought (TIME, May 31) by Miss Ella Patterson of Milwaukee, niece of the whiskered soldier. Her suit...

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