THE ECONOMY: Facts & Figures, Aug. 27, 1945

Service Resumed. The first passenger vessel from the U.S. since early 1942 nosed its way between the coral reefs that line the channel into Hamilton, Bermuda. She was the Furness, Withy & Cox, Ltd.'s trim, flag-bedecked, 3,500-ton Fort Townsend, carrying 31 passengers and 830 tons of cargo.

Hotel Housekeeping. At least $100 million worth of guest-room and housekeeping supplies will be purchased by 5,500 U.S. hotels. Principal items needed: carpets ($31.6 million), furniture ($24.6 million), kitchen repairs and supplies ($23 million), sheets ($8 million), towels ($3.8 million), pillowcases ($2.4 million).

Railroad Stocks. When investors heard...

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