National Affairs: Mitten's Millions

The name Mitten is more famed than that of any other in the realm of intra-city transportation. In Philadelphia, Mitten Management Inc. operates all buses, street cars, subways, elevateds, and many a taxi. Last week President Thomas Eugene Mitten died (see p. 54). Famed in life, he became more famed dead. His buses, street cars, subways, elevateds, taxis bore the sombre legend OUR CHIEF, T. E. MITTEN, 1864-1929. Soon after, his motormen, busmen, taxi drivers learned that most of the Mitten millions (variously estimated at from $3,000,000 to $10,000,000) were to be left...

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