FISCAL: Missing: Little Man

The Third War Loan Drive went over the top, but the little man wasn't there. Only about $2 billion of the $17 billions subscribed were in Series E and F bonds, designed for the small purchaser. Main explanation: U.S. citizens at the same time were paying $5 billions in taxes.

Drive aftermaths:

> In Portland, Ore., the seven men on a raft (TIME, Oct. 4) got off happily when lagging Oregon finally reached its $104 million quota.

> In Lincoln, Neb., Governor Dwight Griswold began reckoning the cost of his bet with 27 other...

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