Business & Finance: Mr. Doherty Defers

From time to time in the past few years, the press has noted that Henry Latham Doherty, 66, whose Cities Service assets foot up to some $1,250,000,000, was visiting Philadelphia's Temple University Hospital for treatments to his ailing throat. Month ago the press discovered that when he visited Temple Hospital, the alert, goateed petroleum tycoon used the name of "Mr. Eggleston." Fact is, Henry Latham Doherty's home is a ten-room apartment on the hospital's top floor where medical attention is never more than a few moments away.

Last week Mr. Doherty was pleased to...

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