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Executives: Death of a King

Every time the stock of Gulf Oil Corp. rose a point, Richard K. Mellon's personal wealth increased almost $3.000,000. It hardly mattered. Mellon ruled the...

PENNSYLVANIA: The Mighty Boss

Slipping on a tan raincoat and battered fedora, Pittsburgh's Mayor David Leo Lawrence last week climbed into a borrowed Oldsmobile, drove through the steel...

Sport: Who Won, Dec. 14, 1931

¶ Richard K. Mellon's n-year-old steeplechaser Glangesia, ridden by Gentleman Jockey J. E. Ryan: a gold cup, provided by ex-King Alfonso of Spain, $6,620, and...

Business & Finance: Pullman Partners

When No. 9, the first Pullman car, left Bloomington, Ill., for Chicago on the evening of Sept. 1, 1859, it carried four passengers. They slept in wooden bunks,...

Business: Salaries & Shares

Under the Securities & Exchange Act every U. S. corporation seeking permanent listing on a registered stock exchange must report the salaries of its principal...

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...

THE CABINET: And Everything

In due form a marriage license was issued to David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce, 28, and Ailsa Mellon, 24. Three days later the marriage was celebrated in...

Sport: Forbra and Phar Lap

At Aintree. The biggest steeplechaser in the year's biggest steeplechase—the 93rd Grand National last week at Aintree, England — was a Chestnut owned by C. P...

Business: Profits on Comfort

Last week Pullman Inc. reported a third quarter profit of $2,100,000—best figure for any quarter in four years. Pullman lost money last year and the year...

Sport: Who Won, Mar. 23, 1931

¶ Tommy Loughran, limber, cautious, dexterous Philadelphia heavyweight: a ten-round fight with Ernie Schaaf, pale protege of Jack Sharkey. Two years ago...

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