The Merry Major

Ever since two MPs chaired him out of his office a year ago and took over his Chicago plant, unforgiving Board Chairman Sewell L. Avery of Montgomery Ward & Co. has sniped indignantly at the Army with charges of bungling his business. Last week, Ward fired a new kind of ammunition.

In an angry letter to Major General Joseph W. Byron, top Army man at Ward's, the company declared that a ma jor in charge of its Jamaica, L.I. store had been carrying on scandalously. His drunkenness and disorderly conduct, said the letter...

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