Business & Finance: Light

"Let there be light," says the light company; and wiry candles glitter in all the cities of the world, bulbs of light blossom in the street, lights are in the houses, there is gaiety behind bright windows and darkness, enormous, hungry and patient, is compelled to crouch under the ocean or in the corners of closets. All this is expensive and Lawrence F. Jones, a radio dealer, decided that the Brooklyn Edison Co. had charged him too much for lighting his shop. Accordingly, he refused to pay their bill for $21.58.

With what fury the Brooklyn Edison Co. pursued Lawrence F. Jones!...

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