THE CABINET: Emperor Jones

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Jesse Jones is Biblically big. One day last week the U. S. had a reminder of his size. Brooding over the immensity of 1941's coming boom. Federal Reserve Boarders recommended a program of legislation to curb inflation (see p. 15). Its fears were put into a lot of fiscal words that added up to: Look out. That afternoon, reporters found Jesse Jones between trains at St. Louis. As usual, the big man declined to make a direct comment; as usual, dropped an indirect one: he saw no danger of inflation.

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