CARRIERS: Concept Protested

It is Franklin Roosevelt's "conviction that the South presents right now the nation's No. 1 economic problem—the nation's problem, not merely the South's." It is the conviction of eight Southern Governors that the chief barrier to the South's economic improvement is a system of freight-rate disparities which favor the North. Last week, before an Interstate Commerce Commission examiner in Buffalo, N. Y., the second battle in their campaign to remove these disparities came to an end. In Birmingham, Ala., three months ago, the South presented its side of the complex controversy; in...

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