Business: Shade of Sherman

Last week from Madison, Wis. the shadow of Ohio's late Senator John Sherman spread darkly across 18 major U. S. oil companies, five of their subsidiaries, 58 oilmen and three oil trade journals. Under the Sherman Anti-Trust Act they were all criminally indicted by a Federal grand jury for having "combined and conspired, beginning in February 1935, and continuing to date, to raise and fix prices of gasoline sold in interstate commerce, mainly in ten States of the Middle West."

Named in the indictment was practically every prince and potentate in U. S....

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