Business: Bankers Without Fun

The American Bankers Association is not used to meeting without plenty of social entertainment. Last week nearly 2.500 ABA-men assembled in Chicago, held their usual dinner without speeches, visited the Fair if they were so inclined, found time for some golf. Then, more soberly and attentively than usual, they attended their speechmaking sessions, held in the great gilded ballroom of the Hotel Stevens. They gazed thoughtfully at an enormous shimmering blue tapestry behind the speaker's rostrum, diligently considering the problems of U. S. banking, model 1933. Good reason had they for...

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