HOME FRONT: Oil or No Oil

If the railroads can really find the 20,000 idle tank cars they have been talking about since June, and if the railroads agree with the oil companies on lowering the tank car rates from Texas. ... In case there may be no oil shortage in the East. That is, there will be no shortage unless 20 more tankers are given to the British over and above the 80 they have already received.

Civilian Defense Director LaGuardia went home from Washington this week so confident of no shortage that he said even the nightly curfew on...

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