POWER: Southern Blackout

Keenly responsive to the national emergency, the drought-ridden South, which produces more than half U.S. aluminum, last week tried in vain to cut its non-defense power consumption 20% to 30% by voluntary action.

In Knoxville a golden-blonde hung lanterns in the display window of Walgreen's drugstore, candles glowed on cafeteria tables (see cut), the City Utilities Building displayed a miniature hangar in which a new airplane appeared every time 50,000 kilowatt-hours were saved.

In Atlanta, soldiers looking for dates along Peachtree Street had no shop-window lights to guide their choice—except in front of...

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