Business: U. S. C. of C.

Each year when the Chamber of Commerce of the United States gathers in annual session (it did so last week and re-elected John W. O'Leary of Chicago president) it passes a set of resolutions directed chiefly at Congress and the Administration.

The leitmotif of this year's set of 28 was, in effect, "Don't pester business. Protect it where necessary."

Every speaker— Secretary Hoover, Governor Albert C. Ritchie of Maryland, President O'Leary, one of his predecessors, Julius H. Barnes, Director Dr. Julius Klein of the bureau of foreign and domestic commerce — emphasized self-government in business (see p. 8). That was the main theme....

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