Business: Fall River Helpers

Homer Loring, who is developing a reputation as a "minute man" for New England industry, last week revealed that before he resigned the chairmanship of the Boston & Maine R. R. a month ago (TIME, March 26), he was developing plans to help the whole community of Fall River, as he had helped that railroad.

A few days after the Fall River fire (TIME, Feb. 13), he and Louis Kroh Liggett, president of the United Drug Co. and director of a dozen other important New England industries, decided that, as long as they intended...