RAILROADS: Wheeler v. the B. & O.

One day last week Roy Barton White, president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., was surprised to read in the newspapers that he, his railroad and four officials of the B. & 0. were in trouble with the Government. Montana's Senator Burton K. Wheeler, chairman of the powerful Interstate Commerce Committee, had sent a sizzling letter about the B. & O.'s finances to OWMR Boss John W. Snyder, who is still filling the job of Federal Loan Administrator.

Senator Wheeler promptly made the letter public, without the courtesy of sending a copy...

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