U.S. Business: In a Single Stroke

When Ling-Temco-Vought President Clyde Skeen appeared in Wilson & Co.'s Chicago executive suite last December, Wilson President Roscoe G. Haynie mused: "I know he didn't come up here to price a set of golf clubs." Acting as emissary for Ling-Temco Headman James Joseph Ling, who controls 16.6% of the Dallas-based company, Skeen announced that L-T-V thought Wilson & Co. a good investment, planned to offer tenders for one-third of its stock.

Ready for the Big Time. Recognized as the nation's leading sporting goods producer, Wilson—1966 sales: more than $990 million—is also a major meat packer and producer of chemicals and Pharmaceuticals with...

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