SHIPPING: A Chair Refilled

The Chairmanship of the Shipping Board, long a conspicuous post in the Government, passed with comparatively little public notice into new hands. An oil scandal, topped by an ex-President's death, helped to crowd it out of a place in the public eye. Even more, the change in the relation between the Shipping Board and the Emergency Fleet Corporation (TIME, Jan 14, 21) seemed to detract from the importance of the fact that President Coolidge last week designated T. V. O'Connor, of Buffalo—for over two years a member of the Shipping Board—as its...

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