SHIPPING: Foul Anchors

One day Senators McKinley and Curtis called at the White House and recommended that the TJ. S. Shipping Board should be abolished and its functions transferred to the Department of Commerce. On the same day Commissioner Benson of the Board issued a report advocating that the Government build two 30,000-ton passenger liners for service with the Leviathan and lay out an annual program for 20,000 cargo tons. Next day Secretary Hoover let it be known that he did not care to have the Shipping

Board's affairs transferred to his department, and the Board by majority vote transmitted a letter to...

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