Omen for Mr. Kaiser

Fabulous Henry J. Kaiser, his family and his companies made headlines all over the U.S. last week:

> In Cleveland OPA jumped hard on Kaiser Co., Inc., accused it of buying steel from a warehouse at "profiteer prices." OPA got a restraining writ against both firms while a purple-talking Government lawyer flung charges that Kaiser Co., Inc. was a conniver, had impeded the war effort, was a "scofflaw participant in illegal transactions." OPA's chief charge: in mid-July Kaiser's firm paid $25 a ton over ceiling prices for about 230 tons of steel. Snorted...

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