Priorities Begin

BUSINESS & FINANCE

To millions of U. S. citizens, the U. S. defense program was still a distant noise last week. These millions did not include Hazard E. Reeves, a Manhattan businessman to whom defense had suddenly become very real. Mr. Reeves's Audio Devices, Inc. makes recording blanks for radio transcriptions, which defense conceivably could get along without. Neither defense nor Mr. Reeves could get along very well without aluminum, and for the time being there was not enough for both. So Mr. Reeves waited and waited for a February shipment of aluminum...

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