Business & Finance: Nothing Personal

One of the more famed U. S. lawyers is quick-tongued John Francis Neylan, for long William Randolph Hearst's chief attorney and at present counsel for badgered Herbert Fleishhacker, top-flight San Francisco financier & businessman. Lawyer Neylan was not in a happy mood last week. Not only had he and Client Fleishhacker just lost one damage suit in San Francisco (TIME, Dec. 20), but Federal Judge George Cosgrave, hearing another damage suit in Los Angeles, was handing him many an adverse ruling in testimony. Suddenly exasperated Lawyer

Neylan snapped: "It is quite apparent to...

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