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   Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - March 24, 1941, Ruston, Louisiana                                jRitgton Baily pOLUMHJ 250 Follow the Leader MARCH 1M NEA Service PIUCHJ r CENTS IEWS ANALYSIS By Edward C Wayne Id Into Law Jnder the eyes of watchful pro President Roosevelt elded six made the British called toy opponents the Idspendglve and then turn i in his chair and told newsmen would ask for as initial appropriation under the this announcement struck Ih bombshell force as lie great 1 American peacetime nppropria request n the congress parently was Willnig to go ahead match the Presidents desire for led with same action of Hs This wns evident when the bill re fied from senate to house with even doxen amendments Martin of Massaohu minority to pleaded for unity and for and rceived a most unusual Kite from his Js received what is known as a liding ovation from the entire The lower branch of the con ks responded to this brief Uilk I voting 317 to 71 to accept the put in by the upper In Vice President Wallace and laker Sam Reytourn put their Ined signatures to the Isure and off it went the lartlly had it become law and lin an hour aCter the President asked for the seven were busy trying to tell 1 public what this amount goocte and ne of these iptrt it this it ild equal a strip of Lhing times around the lid it would buy 120 Empire le buildings at 50 million each It would build 115 Triborough llges at or 120 dread pts at or sub lijfht tariks Ifour motor bombers also would the entire coat of pulblic ettutla i in the for three or ldde a bond for every woman and Jius given a visual picture of It the sum it was figured jfhe first job wouW to provide I exiting miilitory qnd naval up to the set in the was pointed that this a would come out of the seven on for as soon as of aid had been sent from Jting the army or would be reimbursed that a and would then be a bis to phase Jierest of the wil1 purchasecontracts for even aid to Greece or other oris which are opposing Nazi ag These contractual obliiga must be on the dotted line iby but ean be carried out through r 4DON Hard pirific series of air attacks on especially on plus liendous losses ait sea brought the frante statement corn Is that the spring blitz proniised was now fully under vernment loaders expressed con Ince in the balancing Inst Ship losses unannounced and danVage iffllcted on Ger naval and undersea I to mention loss of fore than Italian and Nazi I raft have been with a of about British lair ministry since tho be lling of the it was is a signlfi and important inroad into tihe lt1ine strength cf both air w bait a more severe blow to I with albout planes than to with a put out of the naval chiefs In Uondon em Jsized the British need of jticularly naval paid a Iving tribute to the work of the destroyers obtained 1Hvaps for and one author J said IWe haive enough trained men to In the entire if it lid be turned over to lot that he he that navy should be turned but I pointed the manpower jhut Brit had as compared with available ks to the effects of air raids on idon and other British the of life again was becoming Guardedly H was disclosed It Buckingham palace again had kn Portsmouth was a spe ll attack and there was loss of life Apace jVs labor troubles multiplied in the in defense and non fiwe including 1he hinge drivers walkout in New was reported that William finally hacl been driven to the draft industry pro Iton In the powers of his office as production to end the Al lisOhalmers anroirg concern was production chiefs in the national de fense when figures Oiovved a per cent increase in strikes duiing the past 30 This gave a disquiet ing tone to thp stt nation over and any s1 ingle disknlbnivcc or group of troubles Some of the danger spots were in the some in the The AUisOhaflimers plrikla wias past a month and a hallf and ylill dead locked when Miss Perkins sent John head of the coivcilra tion personally to direct a lastiriinutc effort to end the trou ble before invoking1 the draft of which would take over the thus ouWawing Mie plants of the Inilernationtrt company were down be cause of the vital coal and Meei industries were in the midst ca threateninig between worker and the Brill iplnnt in Philadlphia was holding up a big nmimnmition order for shell casings there was an auto si rilke in Slatistical review of the situation was headache enouiyh for produc tion the number of strikes in January as compared wiiTT Decem ber being 220 as against and lihe 220 became more ominous when ft was shown that the fiveyear average for January was only 170 Total mandays lost in January to and for December only taled as against lost in and here the figures on past years was more as the fiveyear average man days lost in January was TURKEY Scene of Bombing DramMic was the entrance of for mer Bulgarian ambassador from George into Turkey after his flight from JRendel and his staiff walked into the lobby of the Pera Palace hotel There was a a and the cries of wounded and The smJQke cjeared away to find Rendel still several members of his something out of this world Is this scene at Fort During mock warfare staged by the fifth engineers a soldier camouflaged to look like a tree trunk nuris a Mdlotov cocktail at pillbox already fired by the Huey Sees War With Japan Probable lor United States and of them a Turkish secret serv ice man assigned to guard the am in were wounded by the which badly iwretked the in which the crowd was as in the Munich bombing which HiWer the chief tar get of the Turkish Tien was His aides said there was no dfoulfot that it was a deliberate attempt art and its occurrence at the very time when Turkey was debating its posi tion in the expected forthcoming in vasion of Greece by served funther to entoenidi Istanbul on tho front pages of the who was slanding near the in the hotel told the story in a few words when she said iar as I could the floor just flew She is a calm having driven her father through the streets of Sofia during the Gorman occupa tion in an automobile riying tho British It was later revealed that an at tempt was made to blow Up the on wihdoh Rendel and his party were traveling to This was prov en when it was found that the hand bags which contained the explosive had traveled on the train with tho Rendel but failed to go The Nazis denied that the bombs had been planted on tihe say ing the Rendel baggage had been loaded under th eyes of scores of Gestaipo British sources later reipUiled that another unexploded bomlb had been found in baggage unloaded from the JAPAN Trace Move Wihother it was under the frown ing menace of Axis both in the West and in the Far or whether it wias but note at any was the state ment issued by the IiKtoChinese governmieait following tihe ratification of the peace treaty with Thailand In this peace treaty Japan was tho peacemaker and Back of her mediation was a huge fleet wihich was moved into waters off French IndoChina during the height of the Thailand IndoChinese IRiepojits from when the psace was finally giving Thailand huge slices of IndoChinese territory along the were that the peace was more satisfactory than the French government had hoped It was stated that in Saigon it was expected that even larger ces sions of territory would have had to have been made if Japan had not Immediately Foreign Minister MaUuoka announced thai he wound shatter Japanese precedents toy tak ing a trip to Europe to confer with to Retired Marine Officer Addresses Meeting War with Japan is entirely prob able for the United declared Colonel MbEnery re tired United States Marine as he spCke on Our Navy before memibers and guests the Thard District Business and Professional Womens at a luncheon meet ing here Colon dl who was introduced bythe Ruston Nan Martin is a native of Huston and is here on a visit to his Misses May and Olive He has served 31 years as a member of the Marine and prior to that had seen army Navy To Be lAccording to Colonel upon completion of the six large naval vessels now authorized in our de fense the United States Navy will be one Of the best iu the Each of the six which will tahle approximately two and onehalf years to will be capable of going around the world liwice without refueling and will be comlplete in every affording a real city for the men which each one will He further stated that men now beinig taken into the navy were the cream of the and were eas ily tiiained to do a tough joii The present naval force is composed of plus Declaring that our navy is something to be proud he went on to say that J2ngland was doing the joto of our navy right now in defending the while the United States fleet was seeing to 1941 Acreages Of Louisiana Crops Forecast Marketing Service Bases Information On Farmers Plans The Agricultural Marketing ser vice makes the following report on the indicated acreage of crops in bjpcd upon reports of farmers regarding their acreage plans for the IflH The punpose of this report is to assist growers generally minimise thehjiiri making such further changes in therbiggest asmay appear thinigs in the He further stated that as long as Ervgland held and that it was his belief that she could hold out untlil until our present program that we had Mttlc to fear from the At United States Our problem is the Japanese and their relation to the Philippines and He said that the Japanese were a very imitative taking the best ideas from the countries that it their who had initiative vyas foolish to One lemis with he is the dual citizenship win it h is possi ble for all children of Japanese par born in and ail though they can claim all the privi leges of American tfcfat by virtue otf registernig with tihe Japanese consul that they also re tained their Japanese An other he brought was Japans habit of making war without first declaring iln continuing his the colonei Acreages actua1ly planted in 1941 may turn out to be larger or smaller torn the indicated acre ages here by reason of the weather price 1albor financial the agricultural conservation pro and the effect of report itpeIf upon fanners Intended acreage of corn in Lou isiana this year is acres with acres plant ed in For tho United States as Civitan Club May Be Organized At Meeting Tonight All persons Interested in form ing a Civitan club in Huston are asked to meet at the chamber of commerce rooms tonight at Civitan is uti or ganization of service clubs through out he United Stales and Their principal projects nre dedi cated to helping iindeipriviliKcd field organizer for Civitnn be pro sent itl the mttPling it is Negro NY A Razing Building Frame Structure To Be Rebuilt As Soup Kitchen Temple Baptists To Construct New Brick Church Building Committee Named at Meeting AVoik of the frame hiiilil jr on he old llnsdm school i eamptis that was foniKrly occii pled he j Is now underway by j i Aaeted when be hiih schools personnel movoil into HIP new mod ern building on lie oilier side of be structure has not boon occupied in the last It will bp rebuilt on be Lincoln 1arisb The Louisiana College Board of Trustees Inst week elected as act ing president dean of the college for the past 27 He will succcd ClaybrooU who assumj es the presidency of Louisiana Tech Cash Will Be Raised Before Work Is Started ns oah Pan Rustons Temple Baptists will i roiiMruelion of n new brick I Ihurch building on flier West Ala i bama announcos Materials and typo ol to be used in the rnnslrue j tion were rleeirled at a Sat rrday i the church has over OM hand and will begin a building finn drive imimediately alter tile ends April local will be employed as sii i The new structure will not be built by ronirsict A loc ailing and purchasing com was appointed to aid in the eojiMruetion will sorve as chairman of the Other members are Pourcc and Tur piii is i he Work is expected to begin on the ncw buildiivg late this stunimer or early U Tho brick struc School cniniuis to bo u as a soup kitchen and The parish sohonl hnanl Rave the pormission to mxo and rolmlld the saiporviKor of Xr XYA Is in iharKo of Tho toarlnfr down proross Is radioislow lieeanso each picoo of wood Imvinsto lie numhered and not expected to ho completed for nearly a woek mid a Ins is Pxperlocl In nvf n the nnd rebulld ins of the other things on April after having headed the Baptist college in Pineville for 21 j Hire will replace the old tabernacle thai has been used by the Temple j congrogJUJon for the past 13 All nvwhilions at tho meeting were passed New man The building will have a large au dilcriimi in the center and Conservation Club To Meet Tuesday Night Qtiail Distribution On Lincoln Land Will Be Discussed to be used as educalioival de lnxmeils on iitlicr side of the en Cosl Not NP ted the local RTiuliiiK and finlH and tennis court No nsiimnte can be made yet as j to the total cost of vhe building ns j the church will attenipt to cut ex Homer president of the pcnses through the use of regularly Lincoln parish Conservation employed mid the purchasing announced today there would a j the in tho i chamber of commercerooms Tues Membership in the ehuroh has day night at 8 The mooting j reached aver since its ortran will be the first since the initial over 13 vears pretj in courthouse with of told of the the whole the intended acreage of and the various other equipment corn is acres compared now possessed by the navy to sid in He said that the United States seemed relatively safe from invasion either by air or painting out that the coun try in whom many have had seems to be closest to and has shown a better spirt of cooperation than any of the other South Amer ican and that it was his personal belief that we need not fear a German stronghold With acres in Comiipared with acres of oats planted in the acreage this season appears to be 21 per cent or For the United States the acreage intentions point to acres compared with acres in Rice sowirtg in Louistana may ap proxiiiniate acres compared with acresl planted and 000 acres harvested in The What we must all work said j intended acre in the four rice states the is a strong enough de is acres compared with fcnsc program so that it will be acres in IMOan increase of for Hitler or anyone com1 per Arkansas indications Tarn to last nchool ju0 of and Scouts Begin Knitting Project To Help British A knitting project has heon start ed by Wie RusLon Girl Scout Troop 1 to a the British war suffer through the American Red Under the supervision of the scout patrol Lewis Jaw us and George each of the 24 scouts nre multicolored squares When enouyh ire they will be put together to make a lange wool The wool was purohwed mionoy taken from the troop end tabernacle obtained from John lle Tenvple Baptist or of quail on was started and has been eunlinuous ever Newmvan IMS been pastor for the past two ParishWide Meefing Of Home Club Will Be Held Here Not all the brave battles not all the brilliant campaigns are versus in 1940 versus Cali I Tlio inlendcd acreage of tame hay les are fought on the jin is a aigna are fought bv bemedaled 1040 VICTORY IN SIGHT For the nation the acreage inten is a pleasure to present a progress report on antions point to acres as other a 10year fight against a particularly gant type of ladiaartions are for a considerable increase in the numlber of acres of Ten years ago there appeared in Brazil a mosquito from potatoes this year over the Anopheles probably carried across by versus of whfah ap a plane or a fast French destroyer from It spread i acrra are the 1 11 i i early commercial crop whiuh has and with it an especially virulent type ot j been retored by wet The Brazilian government and experts of the Rocke feller Founation launched their Fumigation The Il conunercieul states ix pecit acres compared with planted last For the of houses and spraying of breeding places gradually pushed of atrcs of the mosquito back toward the halted his advance up j potatoes are cxpocted with the river valleys toward the Experts of the ares Aluutd tion now believe victory isin They cannot yet be sure that the last gambiae on this side of the Atlantic is but they are and a few more years of fighting should bring The world being as small as it virulent T laria of this type in Brazil is a constant menace to all cars for the entire 103940 Therefore it is good to sight victory in this epic 10 reach acres ugmiusl in 1940 Carlolt through year For the nation acres are indicated against acres plant ed in As in carlot The time is not far off when Ruston will begin plans shipmenis show a decrease for her annual attack upon We have almost lickcals through March a against ed tile common malarial type but not Most of our work will be with mosquitoes in but in par ticular to stop the plague of noisome insects j which make life anything but peaceful in the We j have done a goad job through cooperation with our health units of the city and parish and this year will be another chance to We offer tihis suggestion now so there is time to begin thinking about ways and means of avoiding mosquitoes in the Louisiana Slate Employment registering Wio local A of workers Four Conscriptees Leave This Morning For Induction Pour more Lincoln parish conscriplies loft lliis morning for induction nt Camp The jjioiP included IJoyd Simsboro Klherl Harvey Itiiston Jessie Ialmcr and In ease of rejection of any of these at the Induction the following alternates will be in line for conscription Guy Alexandria Aidis Marshall Ruslon and William Jew el Dspositiion of quail on Lincoln parish lands will be discussed day Warren The stale hatcheries haive offered 400 il ibirds to this piirish for dis tribution the hunters in this vi cinity and the object of tho meeting will be to determine how I i Vp I land where to them so they j nOfTie CC dUDS wJll grow aiul a liirao family if birds for hunloi next Warren stated no birds would e placed on land which would be posted or whore owners would not welcome Tin quail have boon raised in slateowned hatcheries located over the and many thousands will he placed about the slate this This is Hie first offer of its kind from tho slate so far is local vuiit ers know and is a direct outgrowth of demands nindo in years for benefits for hunters who pay li cense fees and wish to see re i A largo number of Uislon men j have joined the Dincoin parish fjaiiixulion in mi effort to cooporjiti1 j for real efficiency and in order to j irnko I heir heard in Bati lurino of the lou ishnlure whiii laws aflectinn iame i and outdoor are con Strikes Hit Guy Baker Honored For Salemanship Guy employee H i Motor uits one of tin automoj bile salesmen honored at the Southi crn district muetinK of Ford i in New Orleans Kach i salesman that sold his previously set or over was given the special Sponsors and presidents of clubs from Siinsboro and Ruston met at the lo cal yehool week to plan the annual paritfhwido Junior Homo j Keonomies clubs meeting here April Ruston high school will be host j to the nieotiim for the second lime it was first i Miss Coralie Saunders and sponsors of the Rustoii and Bomvio were hostersos for kirit weeks con An eiitortaining program was arranged for the parish it is IrctMl and Honev At one of New Yorks first base ball gjwies in hawkeis sold and honey cakes to the They remained popular with thp fans for many years until the hot dog superseded I Workers can find johs or free training courses in produotion at any local Around the Comer George Nicol is taking a fftW Bitkor to the days off this week and fixing over feronco wore j his insurance now md 1 Testifying before ho house Judi ciary Chairman Carl Vlmton of house naval affairs com mittee above discloses that strikes deprived the navy of 325 bombers io the lust im Farm Security Offices Move To Old High School Offices of the Lincoln Parish Form Security Administration have been moved to the second floor of the old Ruston high school and all FSA business will be transacted at the new location according to rural rehabili tation Tho offices were formerly lo cated in the Rainwater build Making it more convenient to carry on the FSA the county agents office is located o short distance down the Also on the same floor the Agriculture Credit i Garvin is now sewing on but i for the tho junk bmnjht ilie ends of the rails on the crossins of the Rock su they could put in soinu new tics whileall liie boys in this end of town watched the man work with his a ton linotype mrt lU tho other day beSortthey made all tinlead up into so Rus ton will be sure of getting a every a while We UiUrt a loading at the Tech achpol fov the children to stand on while getting in wid out of That ts in awfully btU   

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