People: People, Dec. 14, 1942

Public Servants

Flying west, he was grounded at Denver. He got a seat in another plane, but halfway to Salt Lake City the weather ahead forced the ship to return to its field. He took a third ship-and that was grounded for four hours at Albuquerque. Thus, at Los Angeles, at last, 16 hours, 5 minutes behind schedule, arrived Joseph Bartlett Eastman, Director of the Office of Defense Transportation.

The pastor in a Salem, Ore. church announced just before the sermon that a car had been left outside with its motor running. "Here is an...

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