Business & Finance: Tycoons

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Two bombs, exploding last week in either of two carefully selected places, within 12 hours, would have caused billions of dollars of consternation. For in the McMillin Academic Theatre of Columbia University, and in the Hotel Astor, Manhattan, were gathered on the same day the most distinguished, most potent businessmen of the U. S. Urged by Columbia University and by the Institute of American Meat Packers, they had come to attend 1) a Conference of Major Industries, and 2) a dinner to Alfred Moritz Mond, Lord Melchett, most famed of living...