Business: Stockholders' Meetings

Last week eight big U. S. corporations held their annual stockholders' meetings. To stockholders the hottest subject was officers' salaries, lately publicized by the Government (TIME, March 12). To officers the most exciting subject was corporate recovery. To the public the meetings offered an opportunity to hear Big Business news fresh off the griddle. 6¢ a Share. In Philadelphia, 250 stockholders attended a meeting of Pennsylvania R. R. A 74-year-old woman uprose to ask in a quavering voice why she did not get "my 6% on my investment." Another wanted free passes. A...

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