Last week the U. S. Government did the following for and to U. S. Business:
¶Re-emphasized its antimonopoly drive, as Franklin Roosevelt sent to Congress his long-awaited message on trust-busting (see p. 13).
¶Continued to frame legislation to help the hard-pressed railroads (see col. 2).
¶ Refused to help the hard-pressed telegraph companies, as FCC denied their petition for a 15% rate increase. Like the railroads the U. S. wire companies currently suffer from increased costs, decreased income. In 1937 Western Union made only $3,325,000 on gross of $100,400,000. Postal Telegraph, which...