Business: More Mergers: Jan. 16, 1928

Hamilton Watch. For years President Charles F. Miller of the Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Pa., was in that position, at once pleasant and irritating, of having greater demand for his products than he had facilities to supply. Last week he was in the totally pleasant position of having ample supply and ample demand, for he had completed the purchase, for approximately $5.000,000, of the Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Ill. Much of the Illinois Watch shares come from the Bunn family of Springfield, descendants of Abraham Lincoln's good friends & political supporters....