Solomons, Manpower, Elections

For the President, an extra-special meeting with the naval High Command only climaxed a week of many serious conferences:

> Congressman Melvin J. Maas of Minnesota returned from the Solomons furiously eager to tell the Commander in Chief what goes on. The President received him and heard plenty from a man who had served four months in the South Pacific as a Marine Corps colonel.

> An unsolved fundamental in the war effort is, as everyone knows, manpower. The President conferred with his silver-haired Manpower Commissioner, Paul Vories McNutt. At a press...

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