Business & Finance: Added Name

Many a young member of Congress, serving on the Committee on Lighthouses or whatnot, is known only as a Representative, finds in his office his major reputation. Given sufficient ability and re-elections, however, and he may rise to the finance committee, may become a Reed, a Cannon, a Longworth. As with representatives of the People, so with representatives of the Utilities. The head of a small light & power company is a Utility Man, but his name and influence may extend no farther than his city limits....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!