WPB men who think that subcontracting will win the war were talking last week about an ingenious new mechanical scheme to increase subcontracting. Its author is a fast-talking, high-domed, ex-filling station owner from Richmond, Va. named James S. Stanley, who has a passion for punch cards and Hollerith sorting machines. He was last heard of eight years ago as the founder of the Leisure League of America, to which he contributed suggestions for 700 ways to kill time. But his own hobby has always been work.

Jim Stanley's idea grew out of a...

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