JUDICIARY: Packers Into Provisions

Modified last week by the District of Columbia Supreme Court was the 1920 consent decree which ordered Armour and Swift to pack & sell meats only (TIME, Oct. 20). After a three months' trial Justice Jennings Bailey decided that they could handle groceries, fruits, vegetables and dairy products wholesale, but could not become retail food merchants.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!