Business & Finance: Combustion: 103 to 4.

Best argument for a pool wishing to move a stock up is talk of "secret processes and patents." Last February the International Combustion Engineering Corp., world's leading manufacturer of boilers, automatic stokers, ash handlers and power plant devices, opened a new plant at New Brunswick, N. J. Function of this plant was to use a newly acquired foreign patent for the distillation of coal, rendering from the fuel valuable gas byproducts, light oil, and a powdered semi-coke for use in steam power plants.

In 1928 Combustion, through 37 subsidiary companies, had earned some $3,000,000. Tremendous were the earnings predicted from the...

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