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Business 1938: Textiles: Patent to Du Pont

TEXTILES No. 2,130,948 There are only a few major raw materials of which the U. S. does not have its own supplies. Such are rubber and tin. Such also is silk...

Personnel: Du Pont Is His Middle Name

Most executives have a running theme in their public speeches, and Lammot du Pont Copeland's theme is the necessity for "interested owners" (stockholders) to...

Education: du Pont School

In Delaware, an Episcopal boarding school will be established at Middletown, name, headmaster, still undecided. As usual in Delaware, the money will come from a...

Business & Finance: du Pont Rubber

On the New York Stock Exchange, last week, U. S. Rubber climbed steadily from 44½ to 52½. The du Fonts were mentioned. It was no secret that Irenee, Constance,...

Investments: Du Pont Divests

The Chicago federal court that ordered the Du Pont Co. to surrender control of its 63 million shares of General Motors stock (TIME, March 9) also suggested a...

GOVERNMENT: Selling Du Pont's Stock

Ever since June, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Du Pont's 23% stock interest in General Motors Corp. was illegal (TIME, June 17). the Justice...

CORPORATIONS: Du Pont Keeps Its Interest

The U.S. Government, which lost its five-year antitrust suit to force Du Pont to sell its 22.6% ownership of General Motors Corp. two months ago (TIME, Dec...

TAXES: Du Pont Collects

Among the inequities of the World War II excess profits tax was the definition of "normal earnings" as the average profits for the years 1936-39. Anything over...

Sport: Du Pont Track

Last spring when his horses. Fairy Hill and Rosemont. won the $50,000 Santa Anita Derby and the $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap in quick succession, William du...

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