Business & Finance: Rockefeller v. Stewart

The annual meeting of the stockholders of Standard Oil Co. of Indiana will be held on March 7. Only a handful of the 58,000 stockholders* will be present. But practically every stockholder will be represented by a proxy, for a bitter fight is to be settled. One group of proxies will be held by a representative of John Davison Rockefeller Jr. The other will be held by Col. Robert Wright Stewart. The fight is over the re-election of Colonel Stewart as Chairman of the Board.

On the day last week when Mr. Rockefeller Jr. was gazing at the...

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