Business: Innkeeping

Ellsworth Milton Statler went to Port Huron, Mich., where Michigan Hotel Association members were in convention last week and explained the chief reason why innkeeping is not prospering. There are too many hotels. Hotels are built without adequate forethought or fore-consideration of a community's needs.

"No one, least of all myself would discourage the erection of a hotel when there is a need in the community for the additional rooms it will bring. But over and beyond such legitimate projects, the country is witnessing the building of scores of hotels in cities where...

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