Business: MYSTERY BLOCKS

The Office of Price Administration, whose big educational job should be to persuade the U.S. public that it is going to have to sacrifice for the war effort, last week released an ingenious chart to the U.S. press which seemed to prove just the opposite. Part of the chart is the block reproduced at the left of the above diagram inscribed with the mystic number: $6 billions. According to OPA this is the amount which U.S. citizens have been "saved" through the fact that prices did not rise as rapidly as they did during the last war.

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