Business: Cheapskate Counterpoint

Fortnight ago Mayor C. D. White of Atlantic City went off for a vacation in California. Before leaving, he closed Atlantic City's publicity bureau, apparently still convinced, as he once remarked, that the sort of visitor it attracted was a "cheapskate." Last week, in the opinion of most Atlantic City concessionaires and hotelmen, Mayor White was right about the most recent group of visitors. These were some 3,000 earnest folk assembled for the annual convention of the Allied Social Science Associations.*

What their convention missed in frivolity it made up in interest. Most of...

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