¶Havana's famed Sloppy Joe's bar closed for lack of U.S. tourists.
¶U.S. copper capacity increased 7.6% last week when Phelps Dodge started producing from its Morenci mine in Arizona (TIME. Nov. 10).
¶Silver consumption last year soared 95% over 1940, to 80,000,000 ounces. Chief new uses: as solder and as a substitute for copper. Silver is one metal for which no shortage is in view: the U.S. Treasury has well over 1,000,000,000 ounces of bullion.
¶WPB added corsets and brassieres to its list of products for which some rubber would be released. The industry's Harold...