Business: WPB Gets Totalitarian

WPB has now reached the "or else" stage in converting industry to war work.

Within three months or less there will be no more new metal ash trays, no metal clothes trees or coat hangers or curtain rods, no metal doormats, hand mirrors, hat racks, picture frames or shoe trees, no more metal wastebaskets or clothes hampers or percolators, mixers, whippers and juicers. There will be no more metal, in short, for a WPB list of 76 classes of adjuncts to easy living.

All these bans Don Nelson had ordered by last week, as "the...

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