Business: Meat Matters

During the past dozen years Swift & Co., largest U. S. meat packer, has bought up 20 small packing houses. Last week Swift bought out its 21st little competitor,

Arnold Bros, of Chicago, because it was "a nice little business." President Hugo Arnold announced the sale from his office in the West Randolph Street building where his father and four uncles started a meat business 68 years ago. Square-jawed Hugo Arnold, now 63, without a son to carry on the family name, has wanted to retire for ten years, took his time waiting for...

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