Business: Bowels of Chicago

London, Paris, New York City, Philadelphia, Boston all shoot their citizens through tubes in the bowels of the earth as the quickest means of getting them from work to home to work. Chicago, bigger than Paris, Philadelphia or Boston, has eschewed the convenience of subways, kept her citizens where God put them, atop the earth. But Chicago has gone into the bowels of the earth for another convenience that these other cities lack— freight subways. Last week a group of Chicagoans invaded Washington seeking capital from the R. F. C. to add to Chicago's...

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