Business: Salary Secrets

When they came to register under the law with the Securities & Exchange Commission, more than 100 U. S. corporations grew self-conscious about the salaries and bonuses paid their officers. In the hope that SEC would not publish such information, these companies filed their salary lists "confidentially." Last week SEC sternly overrode such pleas for secrecy and "in the public interest" disclosed the salaries paid by a dozen bashful companies. Notable among these were:

Continental Can Co.

Chairman Carle Cotter

Conway. . . . $ 72,000

President Oscar Caperton

Huffman. . . . 72,000...

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