MANPOWER: Raid and Rally

The swank Wolhurst Saddle Club, play-spot of Colorado's mining and cattle men, was raided last week. The invaders were a squad from the War Manpower Commission, who lined up all the employes for questioning, then ordered five—a cook, a watchman, and three attendants—to report to jobs in man-hungry war factories.

What happened in Denver might soon be happening in manpower-tight areas the U.S. over. In Washington, the "get-tough-with-civilians" band had regained ascendancy (TIME, Jan. 1). Manpower officials, who had used the word "critical" so often in recent months that it had lost all meaning, still talked of a need for...

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