RAILROADS: Pullman Monopoly

The U. S. Government is like a crippled octopus that cannot quite coordinate all its arms. Many of these arms last week were struggling with the vast problem of rearming the U. S. One, however, found time to buck the trend. The Department of Justice fired an anti-trust suit at a defense industry: Pullman, Inc., a holding company; subsidiary Pullman Co., owner and operator of virtually all U. S. sleeping cars; and subsidiary Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Co., No. 1 U. S. freight and sleeping car maker.

Nub of Assistant Attorney General Thurman Arnold's charge was that Pullman has: 1)...

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