Business: Grave New World

> Transportation Coordinator Joe Eastman said there would be no truck production for civilian use after March 1.
> Vending-machine makers next month will get 50% less iron and steel than last year, 75% less zinc.
> Vacuum-cleaner production for the first quarter will be cut 25-40%.
> Electric-light-bulb output will be cut to 1940 volume, about 20% under 1941. Purpose : to save brass and tungsten.
> OPM, in a precedent-setting move, ordered all sulphite pulp producers to set aside a monthly pool for allocation to 120 customers of three competing manufacturers (Rayonier, Eastern Corp., Brown...

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