Business: Baldwin Directors

Two gentlemen of Detroit, in Manhattan last week, were the victims of a Philadelphia mis- understanding. They, C. R. Bitting and R. F. Shields, had gone to Phil- adelphia early in the week expecting to be made directors of Baldwin Locomotive Works. They conferred with Chairman Thomas S. Gates and President Samuel M. Vauclain of Baldwin Locomotive and presented their credentials, voting stock proxies of the six Fisher Body brothers of Detroit.* They were told that not enough Baldwin Directors were in Philadelphia to make up a quorum. Mr. Bitting and Mr. Shields went...

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