Business: Winchester & Western

Franklin William Olin stands six feet high, weighs 240 lb., and is one of the best known blackpowder men in the country. Last week Powderman Olin, in his 72nd year, put through a deal which once would have seemed incredible.

Thirty-four years ago powder-wise Mr. Olin founded Western Cartridge Co. in East Alton, 111. Soon the company was well entrenched in the munitions field and from time to time since the War it has set the pace for the industry, continually improving its products. Its most notable...

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