Business: Back to Oil


The 1,640,150 oil-burning homes on the eastern seaboard will get enough oil this winter. There will be enough oil, in fact, so that the nearly 200,000 citizens who patriotically converted from oil to coal—and then found there was not enough coal, either—will soon be allowed to convert back to oil again.

The expense of reconversion (average cost per unit: $35) will pay off in comfort. For coal users will not be able to keep warm this winter unless 1) the weather is mild; 2 ) they spread the thin supply skillfully. The prospects:

Fuel Oil is up because of better transportation distribution...

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