Second-quarter earnings reports continued to be good:
¶In the booming chemical industry, Union Carbide and Carbon Corp. reported record sales in the first six months, and net income of $52,478,580, up from $46,440,458 last year. American Cyanamid Co.'s net income was up from $14,856,000 to $15,679,000; the six-month net of Mathieson Chemical Corp. was $8,828,633 v. $5,135,516 a year ago.
¶On a record volume of $411 million in sales, Radio Corp. of America earned $18,185,228 in the first six months of 1953, or 61% more than last year.
¶Aluminum Co. of America reported a net profit of $27,133,771 in the first half,...