Business & Finance: Less Cost & Propaganda

Famed NELA (National Electric Light Association) last week convened at Atlantic City for its 52nd convention and exhibition. There able Matthew S. Sloan, head of New York Edison Co., said that the electric industry could well grant lower rates on current for domestic use, that such rates would result in greater use of vacuum cleaners, of electric irons, clothes washers and other household electric appliances, that rate reductions were always followed by pleasing increases in amounts of current consumed. Delegates also heard Oklahoman J. F. Owens, head of NELA's publicity, concede that there...

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