THE PEOPLE: Hopes & Boxcars

¶ At line's end in the city of New York, the 266 boxcars of the "Friendship Train were unloaded last week. With the contributions of New York, the cross-country haul of food donated for Europe's hungry added up to more than 12,120 tons.

¶ At thousands of American family Thanksgiving dinners there would be a "silent guest," whose meal would be paid for in money contributions to the American Silent Guest committee in Plymouth, Mass. This money would be used to send more tons of food to Europe.

¶ At Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., students worked out a plan...

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