Business & Finance: More Earnings

Some proudly and confidently, other appending explanations, several corporations last week showed their balance sheets, announced their profits or losses for 1927.

Dodge Brothers. (Their electric sign in Manhattan, lit for the first time last week, is the biggest on Broadway. It advertises the Victory Six.)—$14,830,475. Previous year, $31,471,415. President Edwin G.

Wilmer explained the cost of new developments in models, revisions in plant facilities, maturity of short term notes, retirement of debentures.

Gabriel Snubbers (which snub motor cars' jerks)—$960,330. Previous year, $1,033,630. President George H. Rails reminded stockholders that automobile production...

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