CONTROLS: Lifting the Lid

The Administration, which has found the price line as hard to hold as a broken egg, has had almost as much trouble holding on to its price bosses. Last week Washington got its third price administrator in 21 months: ex-Rent Stabilizer Tighe Woods, 42, who took over from retiring Price Boss Ellis Arnall. As Woods stepped in, OPS removed controls from more than a score of items now selling below OPS ceilings, e.g., jewelry, bedding, radio & TV sets.

Did that mean that OPS was getting ready to lift the lid all along the line? As his first move in...

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