Business & Finance: Harvester Dissolution?

The filing by Attorney General Daugherty in the Federal District Court at St. Paul of a petition seeking the separation of the International Harvester Company into three independent corporations marks a reopening for primarily political purposes of a case supposedly settled by the original decree dissolving the company, which was entered November 2, 1918. The Attorney General states that the latter has proved inadequate to restore competitive conditions in the interstate business in agricultural machinery. The filing of the petition in the Court in St. Paul is of course a belated and...

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