THE ECONOMY: Facts & Figures, Oct. 15, 1945

Bargain. Taxpayers got a realistic appraisal of the resale value of surplus war property — total cost: roughly $90 billion. The resale value, estimated by Alabama's Representative Carter Monasco, Chairman of the House Expenditures Committee: $10 billion.

Windfall. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Presba Anderson beamed when he heard that 1.5 million tons of sugar had been discovered in Javanese ports. He hopes that the U.S. will get some 700,00 tons of the find. This was good news to housewives, although rationing is still scheduled to last till spring, but may be bad...

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