Business: Deals & Developments

Finished Fisheries. In Alaskan waters and off the Maine Coast, in the Great Lakes and Puget Sound, operate 1,100 fishing boats flying the red diamond house flag of Booth Fisheries Co. Last week the captains of these vessels well might have half-masted their house flags. In Chicago Booth's directors had decided to place the company in voluntary bankruptcy.

Although it is one of the biggest seafood companies, handling 65,000,000 lb. a year and running four big cold storage plants and 75 sales offices, Booth has not earned much money lately. In 1920 it paid...

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