Business & Finance: Soft Coal Music

The Interstate Commerce Commission has been investigating the fuel-buying policies of railroads. Into the committee room last week walked the high-toned Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the person of Charles H. Dyson, fuel agent. Beaming, he benignly explained that it is B. & O.'s policy to buy coal at a fair price in order to enable miners to earn a living wage and in order to promote prosperity along the right-of-way.

When Mr. Dyson had finished this explanation he was asked a few questions by Monroe Creel List, I. C. C. counsellor. Dialog:

List:...

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