Business: Calendar

A group of earnest business men met last week in an upholstered committee room in the Woolworth Building. They were members of the Manhattan Merchants' Association—a Special Committee on the Simplification of the Calendar. They discussed the various inconveniences which the world has been compelled to put up with since the days of Julius Caesar because of the clumsy time-divisions with which that dictator encumbered civilization.

Clement M. Biddle, President of the Biddle Purchasing Co., said that 137 plans for changing the calendar had been submitted to him, of which he had read...

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