Business: Farm Implements

Of the more than 200 manufacturers of agricultural implements in the U. S., the greatest by far is the International Harvester Co. Another, far smaller, far less staunch, is the Advance-Rumely Co. Both last week made their financial reports for 1925; found the year the best in almost a decade.

International Harvester's net profit for the year, after interest and charges, was $19,171,240. This equals, with preferred dividends deducted, $14.82 a share on $99,876,772 common stock (authorized capital: $130,000,000 common, $100,000,000 1% preferred). On common, $5 will be paid, the balance going to...

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