Business: Earnings

¶Last autumn the American Institute of Food Distribution estimated that the 1934 tomato pack would be up some 20%, the corn pack 20%, the pea pack 15%, the string bean pack 9%. The Alaska salmon pack was the biggest on record. All during summer and autumn Drought dropped into the can-makers' laps orders for hundreds of millions of cans for the meat which the Government was tinning for the unemployed. Last week Continental Can Co. announced that 1934 had been the best year in history, with profits of $10,707,000 against $7,547,000 in 1933....

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