Business & Finance: Rockefeller's Cross

Nearly 20 years ago John D. Rockefeller Jr. was uncomfortably quizzed and criticized by Congressmen about the labor policies of his Colorado Fuel & Iron Co. On Ivy Lee's advice he later traveled all the way to Colorado to placate public opinion and the company's troublesome miners. Since then the Rockefellers have tried to put good men in charge, keep their own hands off. Yet labor troubles and ups & downs in business have more than once given the Rockefellers cause to regret their Colorado investment. Last week Colorado Fuel & Iron gave the...

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