RAILWAYS: Hooper and Hangar

Ben W. Hooper was reflected Chairman of the United States Railroad Labor Board. G. W. W. Hangar was reflected Vice Chairman, but it was known that he refused to stand for the chairmanship, although a majority of the board would have voted for him in preference to Mr. Hooper. Ben Hooper has had a picturesque history. He first appeared, as far as is known, in a Baptist Orphan Asylum, where his sole tag was the name " Ben" Dr. D. L. Hooper of Newport, Tenn., took a liking to him and adopted...

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