Excerpt from Business Problems of the War
N tran CE into the world war brought this nation face to face with many grave problems.
The American people and Congress sought advice and counsel from recognized leaders of thought and industry.
J. Ogden Armour was among those whose Opinions and beliefs were most eagerly sought after during the period of discussion of war measures. He responded by discussing the business problems of the war in signed articles in various of the nation’s leading magazines and in the public press The authority with which he spoke compelled attention and his views were found to be sound.
With prophetic vision, he advocated many Of the remedial measures afterwards adopted by the govern ment to meet war problems. His ideas were reﬂected in the government’s efforts to encourage production, to improve distribution, to foster cold storages, to prevent waste in the home, and in the guaranteeing of prices for staple commodities, the licensing of big food purveyors and organization of the retailers for the purpose of reducing prices.
The demand for Mr. Armour’s writings on the Business Problems of the War has been so large that his principal articles have been gathered together in this book. The editor.
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