This week 131,669,275 U.S. inhabitants were entitled to: 1) War Ration Book Number 1; 2) to one pound of sugar apiece to last them two weeks. Exception: members of the armed forces and persons confined to public and private institutions. Special rules:
> Diabetics, who may not use sugar, were cautioned to register since Book One may be used in future rationing of other commodities.
> Unborn babies may not be registered for sugar rations.
> Families of those who die must relinquish the ration book to their rationing board within ten days.