Music: Tuners & Tuning

War Manpower Boss McNutt does not consider piano tuning a war-essential industry. But in Alaska, where piano tuners are next to nonexistent, an obscure master of this peaceful craft is doing his not inconsiderable bit to help the war effort.

Last week Harry J. Baker was in Matanuska, while officers at army posts and naval bases throughout the territory clamored for his services. Wherever he goes, people stop him on the street, begging for appointments. Within the past month, traveling by PT boat, barge and sub chaser, he has ranged as far as...