One of our friends offered a good suggestion for the unemployment problem. A number of cities have installed parking meters in busy downtown sections. The municipalities collect a percentage of the revenue. Instead of machines to collect, why not license some of the relief customers to collect this parking fee and let him keep all, or part, of the monies collected. Details could be easily worked out and the automobilist would know that he was helping a worthy cause.
If you are looking for medical advice you consult a doctor, and by the same token retain an attorney for legal aid. Manufacturers, Receivers and others having a plant liquidation problem would do well to consult a professional liquidator or auctioneer. The business of dealing in machinery and equipment requires experience and knowledge of values which one can hardly obtain operating a manufacturing business. Expert advice and assistance pays good dividends.
Taking business out of the hands of the business man seems to be the pet pastime of present day politicians. If they don’t lay off business soon there won’t be any more factories to regulate and then politics will be out of a job too.
In spite of the fact that the business outlook must be rather discouraging for some organizations we have observed that the concerns who are “hitting the ball” are busiest. They don’t have time to sit around thinking about themselves. Had a letter from a Buffalo dealer this morning who is sending his quotations by wire. the results have been so gratifying that he expects to adopt this method as a regular routine. Two weeks ago, he was not busy.
On our most recent trip through the country we noticed more farmers using tractors to plow the old soil than ever before. It looks like they are “digging in” and expect to find market for their crops. They will, too!