Business: Sheldon Day

If expressions of esteem from its employes were its only diet, the steel industry would have been on starvation rations for years. The late Judge Elbert Gary gave his name to a city, but never during his lifetime was that hard-bitten old steelmaster honored by workers marching behind brass bands. Last week four little towns in the Allegheny Valley closed shop & school to turn out in personal tribute to the 75-year-old president of their local steel company, Allegheny Steel's Harry E. Sheldon. It was Constitution Day for the rest of the U....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!