One good reason why the Temporary National Economic Committee has been unable to shake off its pseudonym of Monopoly Committee is that it has done a lot of talking about monopoly. Last week the committee was busy looking into the possibilities of patent monopoly. Chairman Joseph O'Mahoney and his conferees chose first to hear from the automobile industry, probably the most beneficent of all patent users. This astute stage-managing will make all the more pointed the conclusions from this week's quizzing of the glass industry, which the committee considers a bird of just...

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