Business: Vacuum Standardized

Like the advertisement-girl who was often a bridesmaid but never a bride, Vacuum Oil Co. has many times been rumored as about to ally with Standard Oil of New York, has just as many times failed to complete the alliance. Last week the merger was announced, with just one hitch. The hitch was that both companies are fragments of the old "Standard Oil Trust," and strong will be the belief that what the Supreme Court has rent asunder no man may dare put together. To argue against this, the companies will maintain, when the...

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