Business: Business Notes, Nov. 22, 1926

Railroad Mergers. Northwest. Arthur Curtis James, probably the largest railroad stockholder in the country, predicted at St. Paul last week, that the Great Northern, the Northern Pacific and the Burlington would be consolidated into a Northwest system, with only the St. Paul giving competition. Chairman Howard Elliott of the Northern Pacific, at Manhattan, said the merger awaits only appropriate Congressional legislation.

Southwest. Plans of the Leonor Fresnel Loree merger of the Kansas City Southern, the Missouri-Kansas-Texas and the St. Louis Southwestern were placed before the Interstate Commerce Commission last week.


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