NEW JERSEY: Snoops Quit

In northern New Jersey, OPA officials gave up trying to enforce the pleasure-driving ban; inspectors stopped snooping, stole away. Said one: "The maze of conflicting rulings from Washington and local ration boards has placed inspectors on the spot. I'm tired of being called a sneak and a Gestapo agent."


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