U.S. At War: Troubled Oils

To the U.S. last week came a shock as profound as if the sun had suddenly gone into unexpected eclipse. In a third of the nation men & women of the great American automobile age awoke to find they could no longer buy gasoline. The automobiles in which they rode to work and pleasure, to school and market, were nearly as obsolete as a dinosaur.

The Office of Price Administration, the Office of the Petroleum Administrator, all the other Government agencies which are supposed to see that every U.S. citizen gets a reduced share of gasoline, but enough to carry on, had...

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