RECOVERY: Dollar Men & Prices

The great auditorium of the 817,500,000 palace which Herbert Hoover built for his Department of Commerce was jammed to the doors one day last week. Elbow to elbow sat 2,000 businessmen eager to say their say about whether NRA should permit or forbid price fixing and price control. On the platform presiding over the meeting were Samuel Clay Williams, Chairman of NIRB; Arthur Dare Whiteside and Sidney Hillman, both NIRB members, and their associates.

Marked down price tags were all but visible on the lapels of this trio. Not only had they cut...

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