Business & Finance: Filth from Doorstep

There is not a thread of an excuse for the existence of the Boston Curb....It is but the tool of financial swindlers. They have made out of it a national gambling place where the markers are all counterfeits and where those who enter its portals come out stripped eventually of their belongings for the play is not .honest. Let Massachusetts wake up and clean this financial filth from her doorstep.

Thus wrote crusading Editor Louis Guenther of the Financial World in 1927 when Calvin Coolidge was in the White House and Federal regulation of...

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