Business: Roosevelt on Railroads

Emerging from the White House, where he was summoned three times last week to exchange ideas with Franklin Roosevelt on the railroad crisis, President John J. Pelley of the American Association of Railroads remarked: "I found the President very sympathetic with our situation and anxious to do anything he can consistently to help out. . . ."

Sympathetic indeed was Franklin Roosevelt to the railroads last week, and hardly a day went by without his active attention to the problem. As the roads gloomily revealed that car-loadings last week were lower than for the...

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