Business & Finance: Small Business

When President Coolidge remarked that "the business of America is business," most of his listeners thought at once of Big Business—U. S. Steel Corp., Standard Oil of New Jersey, General Motors, etc., etc. But for every billion-dollar corporation there are countless thousand-dollar corporations. For every Big Business that worries about the anti-trust law there are many small businesses that worry about the sheriff. And perhaps it is the little business that moves in the most mysterious ways its wonders to perform.

Consider, for example, a scene which last week took place in the offices of...

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