Business: The Rail Week

The head of the second biggest savings bank in the U. S. summoned reporters to the White & Gold room in Manhattan's Plaza Hotel one evening last week. He was Walter Harper Bennett, president of Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank. His news was that the much-discussed committee of citizens to study railroad problems (TIME, Sept. 19) was at last complete. Head of the committee is Citizen Calvin Coolidge, from the directorate of New York Life. Said Mr. Bennett to reporters: "The country as a whole has a great...

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