RAILWAYS: Cummins on Cummins

While the Esch-Cummins Railroad Law is being flayed by the radicals, who want lower freight rates by any means obtainable, one of the godfathers of the law, Senator Albert Baird Cummins, of Iowa, is not silent on the railroad problem. It goes without saying, that his view of the railroads is entirely unlike that of his running mate, Smith Wildman Brookhart.

Besides being Chairman of the Senate Interstate Commerce Committee, Senator Cummins has had practical experience in railroading. At one time, before becoming a lawyer and entering politics, he was Assistant Chief Engineer of...

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