MONOPOLIES: Next?

MONOPOLIES

In the view of Attorney General Francis Biddle and the Antitrust Division of his Department of Justice, the fact that General Electric Co., like other U.S. industries, was hip-deep in the problems of war production had nothing much to do with the case. Last week, the busy Biddle-men added a Government suit to G.E.'s frazzling production worries.

The charge: that G.E. and its subsidiary, International General Electric Co., Inc., have conspired for many years to restrain trade through cartel agreements with six foreign firms. Allegedly violated were the Sherman Antitrust Act and...

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