PRODUCTION: Lesson in Problem Dodging

Lucky indeed is the U.S. small businessman who neatly straddled war problems and priorities with the simple formula of 50% peace business, 50% war business. Such a man is Long Island Girdlemaker Max Kops, whose Nemo Corset Co. last week was making WAAC girdles, Army flare parachutes and Medical Corps supplies on one hand, doing a flourishing peacetime business on the other.

Nemo started making corsets and brassieres 48 years ago, had smooth sailing except for batting down its reputation as a "heavy women's house" and finding girdle names that punsters could not twist into something nasty. It got into...

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