FORECAST: Things to Come

Out of the welter of year-end predictions for the awful year-to-come, some seemed likelier than others:

> To spend 50% of the national income for war will entail a cut in nonwar manufacturing (not services) to perhaps 25% of "normal." To cut that much will mean civilian rationing in more things than rubber and autos. Next: wool, canned foods, sugar.

> As war costs mount, defense-bond sales to the U.S. citizen will become compulsory—unless he voluntarily buys three to four times the $528,000,000 he did last month.

> U.S. finance companies will have...

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