TRANSPORTATION: Banker v. General

A House Committee headed by Missouri's Representative Shannon has been going up & down the land for months investigating Government-in-business. It paused fortnight ago in Chicago to take another look at Inland Waterways Corp. This $24,000,000 War Department agency headed by Major General Thomas Quinn Ashburn operates a barge line on the Mississippi, Warrior and Illinois Rivers to try to demonstrate to private capital the practicality of waterway transportation. For nine years the railroads have fought the barge line's competition. General Ashburn, no diplomat, has tried to placate while competing with...

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