Business: Loree Out

Lowering darkly, Leonor Fresnel Loree quit the Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan last week, leaving behind him in a meeting room Presidents William Wallace Atterbury of the Pennsylvania, Patrick Edward Crowley of the New York Central, Daniel Willard of the Baltimore & Ohio and John J. Bernet of the Erie, together with M. J. & O. P. Van Sweringen of the Chesapeake & Ohio (old Nickel Plate) group. They all, with the aid of lesser officials who were also present, had been discussing the consolidation of the railroads that operate between the Atlantic and the Mississippi, and north of the Ohio—the Eastern...