Business: Freight Forwarding

When the Interstate Commerce Commission wants to learn something about railroading, it simply asks the railroads and they have to tell. Last week the I. C. C. invited a procession of eastern railroad men to hearings at Manhattan's Hotel Pennsylvania to tell all they knew about a recondite railroad subject-freight forwarding companies. In the course of its questioning the I. C. C. not only learned a great deal about freight forwarding but uncovered a number of facts which sent newshawks scurrying to proclaim a trunk line FREIGHT WAR.

In this instance the screws were...

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