Business: Chesapeake & Ohio

The Van Sweringen brothers (Oris Paxton & Mantis James) last week presented a revised arrangement of their railroads to the Interstate Commerce Commission for approval. As in the case of the Nickel Plate System plans, disapproved last year by the I. C. C. (TIME, March 15, 1926), Henry W. Anderson and George S. Kemp of Richmond, Va., who represent Chesapeake & Ohio minority stockholders, are opposing the Van Sweringens now. Hearings may last a year—as they did in the Nickel Plate System case.

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