Business: A & P Attacked

A pensive grocer sat, his chin snuggled in his palm, at the rear of the Cincinnati convention hall where this past week the American Wholesale Grocers' Association was holding its yearly meeting. Before him on the convention floor wholesalers rose in diverse and unpredictable fashion to explode with the troubles of their business. On the platform President J. H. McLaurin of the association stormed at his constituents. They must fight together to preserve themselves, he cried; they must support the individual store keeper; they must oppose the chain store.

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