Business & Finance: Blair-Rockefeller

Cutten-Sinclair (See front cover)

On a wall in the offices of Blair & Co., bankers, at No. 24 Broad St., Manhattan, hangs a portrait of J. Insley Blair, founder. Revered is the memory of Mr. Blair, but stocks and bonds no longer interest him. The inheritor of his power, though not of his title, is Elisha Walker, senior partner of Blair & Co.* There is little about Partner Walker to distinguish him, outwardly, from other Blair & Co. partners such as Polo Player J. Cheever Cowdin. He has dark hair. He is of medium size. He is decidedly middle aged. He likes...