An odd dozen commonplace-seeming men waited simultaneously one morning last week in the several London offices of the world's principal news agencies. Their cards betokened them representatives of an advertising firm. When they were admitted, they laid before thunderstruck news executives a round robin signed by over 100 of the world's most potent financiers, calling upon European nations to remove their tariff hindrances to international trade.
Signatories to this remarkable document:
U. S. John Pierpont Morgan; Albert H. Wiggin, President, Chase National Bank, Manhattan; Melvin A. Traylor, President, First National Bank, Chicago;...