Foreign News: How to Beat Rationing

In blacked-out London the pinch of milkless, eggless, fruitless days began to twist morals out of shape. While public morale rode high, by last week many a Londoner had relaxed his usually rigid code of personal honor sufficiently to treat Government war restrictions in much the same way that the mass of U.S. citizens treated Prohibition. It looked as though game-loving Britons were inclined to think that outwitting the Government was a sporting proposition.

Scotland Yard optimistically reported a 1% decrease in general crime over last year. But, as in the U.S. mass evasion...

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