LABOR: Mitten's Scheme

Like Thomas Alva Edison and many another man of destiny, one Thomas Eugene Mitten began his career in the U. S. as a telegraph operator. He had come from that peaceful county of Sussex, England, and he is now the operator of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. and various motorbus, taxicab, and air lines valued at an odd half billion dollars.

Strangely enough, this onetime Britisher with the flippant mustache and the magnate's look is such a good friend of labor that in 1922 when the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. tried to oust...

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