Business & Finance: Turmoil in Traction

"What the hell was that?" asked the Mayor of Philadelphia last week.

"That" was a heavy curtain which had fallen backstage at the Locust Street Theatre, where Mayor Samuel Davis Wilson was addressing some 1,600 employes of Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. Informed that a mere curtain had caused the disturbance, Mayor Wilson remarked: "I thought it was some of those gunmen

I am driving out of the city."

The meeting of P. R. T. employes, who are also P. R. T. stockholders, was called to discuss the continuation of a voting trust agreement through which...

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