RAILROADS: Blood & Cinders

Robert R. Young, who knows a lot about railroads and publicity, fired another broadside last week in his campaign to "wake up the railroads." This time, his full-page ads talked about the freight-car shortage which leaves wheat piled on the ground in the Midwest. Young thought the shortage could be lessened if the roads made better use of the cars they have.

Cried he: "Thousands of cars could be freed by a single decision—if old-line railroad managements would act. . . . There is good reason to believe that by lifting deliberate freight slowdowns on the roads that still practice...

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