Business & Finance: Manchester Matter

Huge along the Merrimack River banks at Manchester, N. H., the biggest cotton textile mill in the U. S., silent since last September, was ordered liquidated in July (TIME, Aug. 3). Sale of the fixed assets of Amoskeag Manufacturing Co., which once employed 18,000 Manchester workers, was set for mid-October and notices of the auction went up on Amoskeag's long string of buildings. Last week these notices were taken down amid more whoops of civic satisfaction than Manchester had heard for months. From the hazards of auction sale and the hands of Boston trustees,...

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