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19380221_2 - Take Exception io the "dying industry" school....
Take Exception io the "dying industry" school. spoicesmen for some of the workers wjok vigrous exception, declaring : that "this statement is far from the , u - uui ana needs correction." . "Some years back, it is true, the Reading iron Company's sale ranged from 12,000 to 15,000 tons of pipe a month," one of them said Due to competition from steel pipe, , wiui. consiaerawy lower selling prices, wrought iron pipe had to vf Jay 10 a large loss of tonnage 3 which it could never expect to re - "Instead, the trenched operations and plant ca - 'OUUCI'' uunng tne years of de . pression the Reading iron Com pany succeeded in selling a higher proportionate percentage of wrought pipe. Wian aia tne steel Dine .aiujai;i,urers, ana though a portion portion of the market shifted to steel pipe, nevertheless there is a steady demand for wrought iron pipe in sufficient tonnage to warrant operation operation of the Reading Iron Company unaer certain condi tions. ,

Clipped from Reading Times21 Feb 1938, MonPage 13

Reading Times (Reading, Pennsylvania)21 Feb 1938, MonPage 13
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