Labor Looks At Steel

This week. C. I. O.'s President Philip Murray had ready at last a big labor effort: a "Survey of the Steel Industry." To the question whether steel's present capacity is adequate to defense needs, Mr. Murray humbly answered: "We do not know." But he did come out with a number of flat assertions certain to cause discussion. Chief of them: that the industry's output is 5,920,195 net tons short of real capacity. Other Murray claims:

Bessemer furnaces (now unused) could produce 1,965,800 net tons; extended use of the Bessemer flame-control process could produce...

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