Business: Tom Thumb from Tennessee

While many an old industry sagged last week under the steady pressure of depression, a new one finished a phenomenal first half-year, looked forward to acceleration during the next six months. Furnishing no basic commodity or luxury product, it helps supply the one U. S. demand which no depression can diminish—the demand for new amusements.

Inventor of and apparently chief investor in this new industry is Garnet Carter, the mild, easygoing, drawling owner of Fairyland Inn on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. About a year ago Mr. Carter did what many a U. S. hosteler...

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