Business: War Orders

To date the U. S. public has seen a good many pictures of war-order planes lined up on fields, and shrouded bomber fuselages being loaded on freighters or falling into harbor mud. But aside from aircraft it has seen little concrete evidence of war orders. Last week (see cut) 478 Studebaker trucks on a Staten Island dock in New York Harbor readied for shipment to the Allied Armies, provided the first good view of nonplane war orders in the flesh.

Another Allied acquisition last week was Edgar Selden Bloom, longtime president of the $281,000,000...

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