Business: The Government's Week: May 2, 1938

Last week the U. S. Government did the following for and to U. S. Business:

¶ Continued to "prime the pump" (see p. 8).

¶ Continued to mull over the railroad problem. Virtually everyone in the U. S. from linemen on the B. & O. to the editorial staff of the Wall Street Journal had his eye on Senator Burton K. Wheeler, whose Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce has the job of drafting railroad legislation. Senator Wheeler's first move was a conference with representatives of railroad operators and workers. Ignoring the suggestion of wage cuts, the conference took up the following proposals:...

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