Transport: Plain Jim

When President Whitefoord Russell Cole of Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis R. R. was upped to the presidency of Louisville & Nashville Railroad eight years ago, he was succeeded by a onetime telegrapher named James Brents Hill. Month ago President Cole died suddenly of acute indigestion while riding in his private car over his railroad (TIME, Nov. 26). Last week, to succeed him as L. & N. president & director, the carrier chose the same James Brents Hill, who promptly resigned as head of Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis R. R. which he...

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