JUDICIARY: Round for Mellon

When the U. S. Government entered suit in a Federal District Court in Manhattan last month asking that the Mellon family's great Aluminum Co. of America be not only perpetually enjoined from monopolistic practices but also that it be dissolved into several independent corporations (TIME, May 3), the nation confidently expected to see a great drama played, on & off stage, by three notable citizens. One was old Andrew William Mellon, who is supposed to dominate Alcoa's affairs. Another was Homer Stille Cummings, an unsuccessful legal opponent of Alcoa long before he...

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