National Affairs: Good Old Word

Another Big Business errand last week took President Hoover to the great brown-panelled hall of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce across Lafayette Park from the White House. There under the bright flags of Columbus, DeSoto, Cortez and Cabot waited the 400 of U. S. industry—men like James Augustine Farrell (steel), Charles E. Bockus (coal), Matthew Scott Sloan (power), John G. Lonsdale (banking). Frank A. Seiberling (rubber), Roy Wilson Howard (newspapers), Frederick H. Ecker (insurance), Homer Lenoir Ferguson (shipbuilding). To a man they rose and cheered the President as he began to read...

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