Business & Finance: Get Going

On the white walls of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. in West Orange. N. J. a notice was plastered last week, a message from President Charles Edison, son of Thomas, to his employes:

"President Roosevelt has done his part: now you do something.

"Buy something—buy anything, anywhere; paint your kitchen, send a telegram, give a party, get a car, pay a bill, rent a flat, fix your roof, get a haircut, see a show, build a house, take a trip, sing a song, get married.

"It does not matter what you do—but get going and keep...

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