In Coolidge times the businessmen who went to the Chamber of Commerce Building in Washington were bigger. The 150 businessmen who visited it in a body last week were piddling small. They did not come of their, own volition. They came on peremptory summons from the NRA for violating in their many little dry-cleaning shops throughout the land their miniscule but racket-infested industry's minimum price agreement (65¢ to 95¢ for cleaning a suit or dress).

Compliance Director William H Davis presided at the hearing. The dry-cleaners were read a decision just handed...

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