Business: Checkered Yellow

Long and bitter has been the battle between the Checker Cab Manufacturing Corp. taxi interests and Yellow Cab Co. In back of Checker has been its founder and president, Morris Markin, Chicago Russian Jew. Behind Yellow Cab has been its founder and, until last year, president, John Daniel Hertz, Chicago Austrian Jew. Last January Mr. Hertz resigned from Yellow Cab, sold his interest to Parmelee Transportation Co. Last week the onward march of Cabman Markin continued when Checker acquired control of Parmelee.

The entrance of Mr. Hertz into the cab business was indirect, gradual....

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