Business: Sour Grapes

One day last week Chicago newspapers received two publicity releases from Pressagent G. R. Schaeffer of Marshall Field & Co. One announced the promotion of Luther H. Hodges, an employe for 19 years, to the post of general manager of the manufacturing division. Said the other:

Mr. J.P. Margeson, Jr. announced his resignation as vice president of Marshall Field & Co. and general manager of the manufacturing division, effective Jan. 31. He came with Marshall Field & Co. in November, 1935 at the request of Mr. James O. McKinsey when Mr. McKinsey became chairman...

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