Business: C. & A. Sale

Between Chicago and Kansas City run the tracks of Chicago & Alton. Midway on the system is Wilmington, Ill., a town of 1,500. To Wilmington last week came a special train. A few minutes after its arrival, Herbert Alvin Lundahl, 48, short, pleasant, silver-haired member of the Chicago Club, mounted a special platform in the old red-brick station. As special I master-in-chancery, he droned through a long description of all the Chicago & Alton's property, from stations to lanterns. "What am I bid?" he asked after a...

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