BOARDS & BUREAUS: One Way to Save Money


Like a worried householder, the U.S. Government has often shaken its head and clucked over the cost of its housekeeping. But it has rarely done anything about it. One of the prime reasons is patronage; efficiency and economy would save money, but they would also cost votes. If the U.S. is going to spend more on its neighbors abroad, however, it must economize at home. The U.S. is now getting the first chapters of the most comprehensive guidebook in its history on how to streamline operations and save money.

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