Standard's Day

To Washington last week went President William S. Farish and associates of The Standard Oil Company (N.J.) armed with bottles and briefs, and with grim determination to clear the name of Standard (N.J.) in the eyes of the people (U.S.) The bottles contained samples of certain synthetics now vital in the war effort; the briefs contained case histories of Standard's deals with Germany's I. G. Farbenindustrie by which the vital synthetics were secured.

For weeks & months, Standard's name had been taken in vain. Name-calling reached a peak when Senator Harry S. Truman...

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