Readers, who last week thumbed their magazines and newspapers for advertisements of railroad routes and accommodations, paused at a full page display. Its headlines read:
Ten railroad presidents can say: "I was a Burlington man."
With proper pride the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R. R. was celebrating its 75th anniversary with a boast: "There are ten presidents of U. S. railroads who can look back at their training days with the Burlington." The advertisements might well have told off their names:
William George Besler, Central R. R. of New Jersey; Harry E. Byram, Chicago,...