Business: The Chamber

Primitive men hold large meetings for one of three reasons: war, politics or religion. It is only recently that Modern Business Men have taken to holding large meetings. The U. S. Chamber of Commerce, which had its annual convention last week, is only 16 years old. But the reasons that business men hold large meetings are still reasons of war, politics, and ethics substituted for religion.

The theme of the Chamber's convention, chosen by President Lewis Eugene Pierson, was "Teamwork for Prosperity." The speakers spun many a variation thereanent, on competition (War), Federal regulation...

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