U.S. At War: 16 Gallons a Month

Before Thanksgiving Day, the 20,000,000 U.S. motorists who have thus far escaped gasoline rationing will line up for their books. Like Eastern motorists, who have been on rations since May 15, most of them will get regulation "A" books good for 16 gallons a month. A few, mostly war workers who share rides, will be able to talk their ration boards into "B" or "C" books for a supplementary allowance.

Nationwide rationing was announced promptly last week by the nation's new Rubber Tsar, William M. Jeffers. It will begin as soon as Washington can distribute the paraphernalia: 60,000,000 new application blanks and...

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