MANPOWER: Disorderly Draft

Each in its own way, the nation's 6,443 draft boards are scraping the bottoms of their I-A barrels. Urgently they are tapping other manpower pools, and the time approaches when no man and his employer can find certainty in being over 40 or a father or one-eyed or a skilled craftsman.

In San Antonio the boards, overworked like many another and far behind their quotas, had to take one-eyed men, illiterates, expectant fathers, 4-F men with curable defects. Only remaining single men were over 45, or were farmers or key war-workers deferred only...

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