PROCUREMENT: NDAC's Mac

Outstanding example of patriotic sacrifice for the U. S. is the National Defense Advisory Commission (Knudsen, Stettinius, et al.). While legislators have sniped at the Administration's defense plan from political trenches, while "Youth" has cried out against the inconvenience of conscription, many a U. S. businessman has dropped a plushy job for harder work at $1 a year at a Government desk in Washington. Last week in its headquarters in the marble Federal Reserve Building, in overflow quarters in three other buildings, NDAC had somewhere between 400 and 500 dollar-a-year men and salaried employes (top, $9,000). No one had...

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