Business & Finance: Unfilled Orders

Despite the extra dividend declared on U. S. Steel common stock, unfilled orders on the books of the Corporation at the close of October amounted to 4,672,825 tons, or a drop of 362,925 tons from Sept. 30. The Corporation's unfilled tonnage has declined steadily ever since March 31, 1923, when the figure stood at 7,403,332. The high record was established at 12,183,083 tons in April, 1917, while the lowest recent condition was seen in February, 1922, when only 4,141,069 tons were on the books.

Pig iron production also fell off during October. Returns...

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