Business & Finance: Mr. Baker Returns

Much of Wall Street's history during 1924 is bound up with Mr. G. F. Baker's vain attempt to take a vacation. Mr. Baker is too important a factor in financial affairs to remain long away from the dingy brick building at the corner of Wall Street and Broadway which houses the First National Bank. Mr. Baker is now en route from Europe—another at- tempted vacation ruined. Again, the cause for his return is the great Van Sweringen railroad mergers. The "Lords of Erie" have in their day been greatly varying types of men. No greater...

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