News: Abbotsford, Wis. (December 27, 1945)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph
(Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, December 23, 2010,
END OF RATIONING ON JANUARY 1,
The rationing ends January 1, after four
long years of thin treads, but it will be months before pent up
demand is met in full.
The decision of OPA and Civilian
Production Administration to lift the controls is based on their
"considered opinion" that there no longer is any danger of a
Both agencies emphasized, however, that
despite the big increase in tire production, all motorists will not
be able to walk in and buy casings for some time.
All tire stocks are frozen the day after Pearl Harbor and rationing began January 5, 1942, the first of the war time controls on consumer purchase to go into effect.
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