THE CONGRESS: The Commission

Congress will hear of it. Congress will speak of it. (Congressmen already are speaking of it.) Congress made it. Congress can unmake it. And, very likely, Congress will do something about it—It, the Federal Trade Commission. Back of the question which began to be agitated last week, is a bit of history going back to 1914: In that year, the Commission was created by Congress. Its business was to investigate complaints made to it of alleged unfair practices in trade (misbranding of commodities, price-cutting to put competitors out of business, etc., etc.)-If it...

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