Miscellany: Van Sweringen Testimony

If the Van Sweringen brothers, worn with testifying before the Interstate Commerce Commission on their proposed Nickel Plate merger, have repented of ever entering the railroad business, they at least give no sign of it. They are patient, courteous, frank. Counsel H. W. Anderson, representing the minority Chesapeake & Ohio stockholders, is infinitely inquisitive. Counsel Newton D. Baker for the Van Sweringens, continues to protest against a continued unlimited inquiry into the past of the present Nickel Plate. The Van Sweringens answer frankly all questions asked them. Meanwhile it is July in Washington....

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