Business & Finance: Cutten Case

Neatly clad in a brown herringbone suit, a spare, tight-lipped little man walked into a room in the Department of Agriculture one day last month, obligingly posed for cameramen. Secretary Wallace glared at him from the other end of the chamber. So did Secretary Roper and Attorney General Cummings. This Cabinet trio, constituting the Grain Futures Commission of the U. S., had summoned him before them to begin hearings in the biggest case ever handled by that tribunal. The little man was Arthur William Cutten, whom the Government described as "the greatest speculator...

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