Business: Shaken Empire

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It ceased to be a matter of whispers last week. Everybody knew that Samuel Insull, greatest of public utility operators, was in difficulties. He left Chicago, centre of his operations, for Manhattan, there to confer with his good friend Owen D. Young and with powerful bankers. Representatives of Chicago's Continental Illinois and First National Banks thronged to Manhattan to join the discussion. Representatives of Manhattan banks went to Chicago, awaited word of what was decided in Manhattan. Soon Mr. Insull, making no statements,...

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