Business: Business Notes, Jun. 11, 1923

The attempt by several politicians to make the rise in sugar prices a national issue failed to interest the public, and sugar reports have sought their way back from the headlines to their usual small space on the financial page of the newspapers.

Secretary Hoover, after consulting fully with the American Construction Council, approved its program for delaying the rush of speculative building, with its mounting costs.

Both in the East and the Middle West a considerable slackening of business has been evident, due both tc seasonal factors and to unfavorable weather conditions. Nevertheless,...

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