Business: Bankers' Convention

The intellectual bill-of-fare this year set before the Convention of the American Bankers' Association at Atlantic City was both praised and criticized in the press for its overwhelming concern with general, rather than particular, problems. Some have lauded this nonspecific and non-technical tendency as constituting broad-mindedness and public service; others have condemned it as platitudinous and meddlesome.

The outstanding addresses were undoubtedly those of President Cromwell of the Stock Exchange and James M. Beck, U. S. Solicitor General, the former a fighting speech against political meddling with business, the latter a solemn warning...

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