Shakeup: Last Chapter

By setting up a new Conservation Bureau, Judge Samuel Rosenman last week virtually completed his reorganization of U.S. defense (TIME, Sept. 8). The new unit, part of the Office of Production Management, will replace numerous conservation agencies now scattered through Washington, will have full charge of eliminating frills on civilian goods and stopping waste of scarce materials.

Chosen as head of the bureau—on rec ommendation of Donald Nelson,* head of the Supply Priorities & Allocations Board —was Nelson's old private-industry boss: ex-Board Chairman Lessing Julius Rosenwald of Sears, Roebuck & Co. Shy,...

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