The Daisy Chain

The steel shortage has cut deep into the production of big corporations. For many a small manufacturer it has been a worse misfortune; some have been forced to shut up shop completely. To head off this blight to business, the Senate's Small Business committee is trying to find out why small buyers can get no steel. What it found out in hearings last week was that little businessmen can buy steel—if they are willing to pay fabulous prices for it.

One small businessman named David Hillstrom, proprietor of the Corry-Jamestown Manufacturing Corp....

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