Business: Deals & Developments

Cool Competition. Pioneer in railway air-conditioning is Baltimore & Ohio. It has equipped all the cars of its 27-hr. Manhattan-St. Louis train with airconditioning, as a bid against the crack 22-hr, trains of New York Central and Pennsylvania over the same route.

Last week the Central and the Pennsylvania dropped their competition long enough to publish a curious joint advertisement about the coolness of their trains. Dining cars on the best trains will be air-conditioned. Into other cars, before leaving on hot days, will be pumped "a flood of fresh, precooled air" which will...

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