Business: Come and Get It!

One section of Franklin Roosevelt's new pump-priming program that Congress has passed on is a law allowing RFC to use $1,500,000,000 for loans of almost any sort. Last week, therefore, RFC Chairman Jesse Jones took to the air to invite businessmen to "come and get it." This they did with a rush: in Manhattan, for example, the Hotel New Yorker politely but firmly asked a bureau of the Smaller Business Association of New York to leave after 600 would-be borrowers had stormed it one morning in search of RFC loan application blanks. Nonetheless, Jesse...

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