Business & Finance: Not Far Distant Future

As a newsmaker, aviation is No. 1 U. S. industry. Whether a planeful of prominent people smacks a mountain or Charles Augustus Lindbergh asks for bids for huge airliners, aviation crashes the front pages. This obscures in investors' minds the fact that as business the aviation industry is small potatoes. Last week a small, handsomely-printed volume summarized neatly and ably the striking characteristics of this diminutive industry. Its author was William Barclay Harding, who prepared it for the clients of his firm, the Wall Street house of Chas. D. Barney & Co.* Wall...

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