Too Much Toughness?

The U.S. people cheered last September when Elder Statesman Bernard M. Baruch's Special Rubber Inquiry Committee came up with proposals which sounded as if they would solve the rubber problem to the eventual satisfaction of the civilian and military alike. They sang hosannas when Union Pacific's tough William M. Jeffers was put in charge of translating that program into action. Bill Jeffers made the Baruch report his bible, dared one and all to cross his path. But last week it looked as if the Government had made up its mind that in...

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