Business: Corporations

Last week the following newsworthy corporations made the following news: Wages of Meat. The Big Four of the meat-packing industry are Armour, Swift, Wilson and Cudahy—foundations of fabulous Chicago fortunes all. They provide work for some 150,000 people. In the eyes of the Department of Justice, a good many U. S. citizens and all farmers, the leading packers are always suspect. Yet they handle hundreds of millions of pounds of a highly perishable commodity with model efficiency, no waste and a profit, if they are lucky, of a penny or two per...

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