Save the Tires

From the time the Japs first moved toward the Indies, wise old U.S. Transportation Boss Joseph B. Eastman has pleaded for tire conservation. For Eastman, working 16-18 hours a day, seven days a week, to keep all transportation rolling smoothly, knows better than any other man that when trucks and busses wear down to their rims, the traffic snarl on the railroads will be beyond unraveling. Last week, tired of preachments without results, Eastman's Office of Defense Transportation got tough, slammed the brakes on virtually all the nation's five million trucks, 154,000 busses and 50,000-odd taxis. After Nov. 15 none...

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