Business: Railroad Rumpus

Although Pennsylvania with its heavy coal and iron industries originates upwards of 20% of U. S. railroad traffic, not for the first 45 years that the Interstate Commerce Commission was in action did it have a Pennsylvania member. In 1933 President Roosevelt remedied this state of affairs and did his political ally. Senator Joseph F. Guffey of Pennsylvania, a favor by giving an I. C. C. berth to Senator Guffey's brother-in-law Carroll Miller. Mr. Miller, a lanky six-footer whose lantern jaw, stooped shoulders and pince-nez make him look like a schoolmaster and whose extraordinary...

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