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STEEL Maybe . . The West Coast heard some lively news last week: U.S. Steel was ready to dicker with the Defense Plant Corp. to buy or lease the $200,000,000 Geneva steel plant near Provo. Utah.

Geneva, now run for the Government by Big Steel, is fondly regarded by Westerners as the best bet to bring them cheap postwar steel, let them grow into their industrial long pants. But until Big Steel broke its toplofty silence, no one was willing to gamble on the prospects of Geneva doing the job.

The offer to talk turkey came from Big Steel's President, Benjamin...

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