U.S. At War: Wonderful Man

The Government and the people had made a tacit covenant that no one should profiteer from the war.

Last week the House Naval Affairs Committee began looking for war babies who might not have heard about the pact. It is necessary only to look at the quotations on the New York Stock Exchange (lowest in seven years) to see that business as a whole is not profiteering. But there are always exceptions. Certainly no party to any non-profiteering covenant, written or tacit, was Jack & Heintz, Inc., of Bedford, Ohio, manufacturers of airplane starters.

Plump Adelaide Bowman, who was only the boss's secretary,...

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