National Affairs: Industry into Line

President George Sloan of the Cotton Textile Institute walked into the White House last week a proud and happy man. His trade association was well aware that the National Recovery Act—by which Government and business were to enter a "partnership" in fixing minimum wages, maximum hours of labor, volume of output and prices—had passed the House, headed for the Senate. Forehanded, Mr. Sloan slapped down on the President's desk a cotton textile code. President Roosevelt's criticism of the cotton business, which he singled out in his radio address last month as an industry...

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