FARMERS: Untidy

Daniel Willard, 65, has that beaming grandfatherly smile. He cannot help it; he has much about which to be happy. He is president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and one of the best loved executives in the nation. As head of the board of trustees of Johns Hopkins University, he is the mainspring of its present reorganization and expansion program. Once he said: "There is romance in this business. . . ." He referred to railroads, but he might well have been thinking of his early Vermont farmhood.

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