Turn Down the Heat

The public last week heard the chilling facts of fuel-oil rationing: why (lack of transportation), how (coupon books), how much (to heat homes to 65 degrees). But WPBoss Donald Nelson still kept to himself two other vital details: when (OPA experts guessed Oct. 15) and where (Nelson's special rationing committee week before had agreed on all States east of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico, but this was not certain).

Some sort of oil rationing for the Midwest is necessary to keep the East from freezing. Government experts figured that the East with...

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