PHILANTHROPY: UP 11%

Since early autumn, the Community Chests and United Funds have been conducting their usual intensive campaigns in 1,900 U.S. cities and towns. From last week's indications, the 1955 campaign has been the most successful in history.

In 277 cities that have added up the receipts, a total of $193,647,308 has been collected—99.7% of their aggregate goal (highest in history) and 11.1% (or $19,347,308) better than the record-breaking 1954 collections.

As usual, virtually all segments of the U.S. public have dug deep into pockets and purses. This year, as usual, organized labor has played a major part in the campaigns: 100,000 union...

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