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CHICAGO, Oct. 27--
A spokesperson for the bedding industry announced today that the price increase given to spring mattress manufacturers a month ago actually had no effect on increasing production.
He explained that the main reason the industry failed to take advantage of the price increase was the chronic shortage of spring wire.
Looking at the full article in Timesmachine a version of this archive appears on page Business & Finance42 of The New York edition of October 28, 1946, with the title: The spring mattress is injured due to missing wires.