National Affairs: Expanding Chests

Only at Christmas time do U. S. hearts beat more charitably than in the week before Thanksgiving. Last week shrewd charitarians throughout the land were beginning their greatest efforts to fill the Community Chests in which many a town and city lumps funds for all its private charities. Few campaigns lacked the indispensable prestige of at least one Big Name.

In Detroit dynamic President Roy Chapin of Hudson Motor Car Co. had helped to raise $1,730,000. three-quarters of a million short of the goal but around $100,000 over last year's total. Another great salesman, Adman Albert D. Lasker, was using his skill...

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