TEXTILES: The Pride of Uxbridge

In New England's depressed textile industry, it is standard procedure these days to operate on a part-time basis, filling orders if & when they come in. But last week one New England mill, Bachmann Uxbridge Worsted Corp. of Uxbridge, Mass, was so busy that it was working three shifts six days a week, had so many unfilled orders that employees agreed to postpone their annual vacations. To many a hard-hit New England textile man, Bachmann Uxbridge's prosperity looks like some sort of dark magic. But President Harold J. (for John) Walter, 52, explains it as just the payoff...

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