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Fairfield Daily Ledger (Newspaper) - August 19, 1940, Fairfield, Iowa The Fairfield daily Ledger United press full leased wire consolidation of the Ledger and journal Kine feat Benia established in 1849, vol. A xxxix no. 196fairfield, Iowa monday August 19, 1940 Price three cents conscription but Cabinet hopefuls says Boake Carter aviation training needs conscription ultimate benefits scrutinizing events of the last 12 months in Europe and most particularly since june it is sell evident that the key to modern warfare is aviation. This is not to say that armies Are outmoded and navies must play second fiddle. It is to say that the nation which possesses the Ablest fliers the greatest Quot Pool Quot of pilots from which to draw and the greatest Supply of planes is the nation which can wage most effective warfare either attack or defense a key without less key. A lock likewise a useless suggests throwing because he has neither does any suggest abandoning a Navy or a ground army just because a nation possesses tile finest air Force. But the fact remains that air Power today is the key to successful defense or attack. A lock is a use without a key is lock. Nobody away the lock the right key. Thinking person Wallace a successor is selected heated president today nominates Claude r. Wickard Indiana Man Accident toll is 4 in Iowa four county 4-h girls to fair saturday the which Guy Rexford Tugwell the nation which possesses largest and most efficient air lense system is a nation will be discreetly avoided by those seeking trouble. If this be the Case and this column believes so and has believed so for years Why not compulsory training in aviation for All american youth nine million girls and boys have reached voting age Ince the 1936 presidential elections. Assume 50 per cent of this total Are boys. Physical examinations would Weed out those unfit for flight training. Further examinations would Weed out still More whose detects would come to Light in the course of Early dual control work. But a vast Reservoir of Pilot material would of left. Some would be fit for military requirements. Others however would constitute a commercial Pilot tool from which to draw recruits for advanced training. Still others would be left to Fly their own planes still More would be inculcated with an understanding of aviation and make Good in ground jobs. To be sure this proposal requires planes planes and still More planes. This nation however is Oti tile verge of genuine mass production of aircraft. The muss production is required for War or defense purposes. The aviation manufacturers like Many other manufacturers Are asking Washington what will happen to them when the War demand is Over. Why not now prepare to meet that situation Why not take Steps to prepare for Transfer of today s War demand into tomorrow s peace demand by inculcating through compulsory aviation training for the youth of America a Universal desire in this country to Fly people at one time Rode horses. They also travelled in coaches and carriages. Bicycles also formed a popular Means of locomotion. Then came the first automobile. Then More automobiles. Finally mass production of them. The motorcar is considered no longer a luxury but a necessity. Washington. C., aug. 19 up a president Franklin Roosevelt today nominated under j Secretary of agriculture Claude r. Wickard of Indiana to succeed Secretary of agriculture Henry a. Wallace his Campaign running mate who resigned his Post a few hours earlier. With Wickard. Nomination the president also sent to the Senate the nomination of Paul h. Appleby of Iowa former assistant to Wickard to the under Secretary ship. Wallace will leave tile department on september 5 to begin Active campaigning for tile Vic president. The tone of or. Roosevelt a letter accepting the resignation and immediate nomination of an Indiana indicated the administrations attack is of primary importance to gain the farm vote from which Republican made considerable gain in the 1938 congressional election. Indiana is the Home state of the Republican candidate for president of tile United states Wendell Willkie. Two National guard officers at army Maneu vers Are included Jefferson county clubs to enter nearly 50 exhibits f by United press sunday traffic accidents left at least four iowans dead today. Two of them were a tonal guard officers at army Maneu vers at Camp Ripley main. Tile dead were Captain Howard k. Thomson Davenport Virgil l. Frances Moss Davenport n. Strong 2, of j strut Ion car on and mrs. Frederick hed Inger 88, of Des Moines. Thomson and Moss who was a second lieutenant were killed 9 Miles North of Brainerd minn., when their Ai my command car overturned. Tile Strong baby died at Council Bluffs from injuries received or Jefferson county 4-h girls will leave sunday August 25, for tin Iowa state fair to take part Iii demonstrations style revue and health contest. These Young ladies Are Doris Heston health Champion Alice Jean Mccormick style revue girl and Belt be Heald and Altman winning Demon team. The 4-h girls program at the state fair will Start saturday August 24, at 1 30 p. In., with Polk county Day. Polk county girls will give Home efficiency demonstrations. On sunday August 25, a general Assembly will be held in tin combined demonstration rooms of the educational building where William Gre urges Actu i Al Leader be delayed j measure in poorly drafted How British bombers hit Back when his father Ribby Strong the 4-h girls department is Loran his truck Over tin child while Ca ted. Congressman Jones mentioned in Washington As possible successor to Henry a. Wallace democratic vice presidential candidate As Secretary of agriculture Are Guy Rexford tug Well top former undersecretary and Marvin Jones a of Texas chairman of the House agriculture committee. Rev. Chii to reassigned to Fairfield free methodist pastor also reelected to office in conference now the world is at War. Just is world War no. I was a Hothouse which forced engineering and scientific development along far More rapidly than would otherwise have been the Cage so is the same a a Hothouse process being repeated. In the world War years it was the Auto Industry which forged ahead. After 1919, autos were used on a scale undreamed of three or four years previously. Now it is the aviation Industry which holds the spotlight. World War no. 2 has shown that aviation is the key. All nations Are gearing their aircraft industries to the highest pitch and Pace hundreds of thousands even millions More people will find when this War ends that their livelihood is dependent upon continued High gear operation of aviation industries. But this will not be the Case if there is no general encouragement on the part of the people of the nations to Fly air planes just As they drive their own autos today. Rev c. Of chitty was reassigned to the Fairfield free methodist Church at tin annual Iowa conference of the Church in session at University Park near Oska Losa. Rev. Chitty was also reelected sunday school Secretary of the conference. Raymond i Ken was the Lay Delegate from the local Church. Statistics compiled ports of tile pastors Ference completed i meeting revealed a gain in membership. From the teat the cont thursdays substantial finances and sunday school enrolment for the past year. Sessions of the conference came to a close saturday with the Reading of appointments of pastors for the next year. Under the direction of Carl Peterson of Waterloo about 50 children gave a demonstration of their work to the conference on thursday. Rev. R. T. Fine of Burlington and a former Fairfield pastor was reelected to the office of Conte Renee superintendent. Tills will be his third year As superintendent. Swimming Pool open tomorrow afternoon Washington Aug. 19 isolationist senators and some others in the National capital were pick to attack the address made to William a bullitt in Philadelphia As an attempt to push this country near the Brink of War. They said bullitts remarks were a incendiary Quot. Some accused him of making statements very. Very Little Short of treason a in his speech last night urging Aid to Britain. Senators Worth Clark. D., Idaho Bennett Champ Clark d., Missouri and Burton k Wheeler Montana l a the denunciation of bullitt s speech. Among bullitts statements were the following the entire Western world had been lulled by stories of the inferiority of German equipment. I have seen myself hundreds of thousands of German soldiers with All their motorized and mechanized equipment. I have never seen one piece of that equipment broken Down. The German military machine today is without question the most powerful that has Ever been created. It has been used with consummate skill. And you May be sure that if the nazis have an Opportunity to turn it against us it will be As Strong or stronger than it is today and will be used in the most unexpected manner. I cannot Tell you where and when the attack will come any More than the French general staff could have told you that the German attack would be made at Sedan on the thirteenth of May but i am certain that if great Britain is Defeated the attack will come and that All the strength of this nation will be needed a mobilized organized equip it cd and ready ii we Are to Parry it and save the Independence of our country. Why Are we sleeping americana when Are we going to Wake up when Are we going to Tell our government that we want to defend our Homes and our children and our liberties whatever the Cost in Money or blood we want to Sec Hitler in Independence Shl making fun of the Liberty Bell no i ask you and All other americans who hear my voice to join in the fight to keep our country free. Write and Telegraph to your senators and representatives. Write to your newspapers. Demand the privilege of being called into the service of the nation. Tell them that we want conscription. Tell them that Wiback up general Pershing. Backing from a garage. Mrs. Heel niger was killed near grand Mound la., when a car driven by her on Raymond left Highway 30 and struck a Telephone pole. Six persons were injured in a head on Auto Accident near Oxford la. Polite said a car driven by Kenneth Sievert Chicago had left tile Road and in trying to bring the car Back Sievert swung Tex far onto the Road and into tin path of an Auto driven by mrs. E. Wilson of Indianapolis. Ickes ready with answer for Willkie outspoken third termer will make reply to charges against new Deal Washington. C., aug. 19 a up Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes tonight gives the Roosevelt administrations answer to the acceptance speech of Wendell Willkie. He will speak at 7 30 p. Rn., Central Standard time Over tin National broadcasting system. Ickes was one of the most out spoken advocates for the term of president Roosevelt his nomination by the democratic convention at Chicago. Former representative John o Connor of new York victim of the 1938 National democratic purge called today for Roosevelt a Deleat lest the u. S. A a be plunged into a foreign War Quot surely after the elec Tion if not before. Health examinations will begin monday August 26. Doris Heston Jefferson county s health girl will participate. A continuous program of demonstrations by county Champion teams a1 o will begin on monday. These will be held in the demonstration rooms. Monday also will Mark the initial judging in the style revue contest. All will not be work for 4-h girls at in stale fair however. On monday evening. 4-11 girls and leaders will meet at Pine Crest Lodge for the annual grandstand party at which girl delegates will be guests of the state fair. Past and present state officers will meet for luncheon tuesday noon August 27, and in the evening club girls will have open House. On Friday August 30, there will be Quot society Day Quot and a special luncheon will be Given for too 4-h girls at Younkers Tea room. The annual style revue is scheduled for wednesday afternoon j August 28, also the Date for health examination finals. Recalls for demonstration teams will be held a thursday afternoon and judges i placings of winning demonstrations will be Given. The four Champion teams will demonstrate Friday i morning. 1 each of the four Home economic i divisions of 4-h girls work will j have a special feature exhibit. The clothing Section will display Quot fun i Ture fibres and fabrics Home efficiency a tile family that plays third together stays together nutria before Tion a food needs for 4-h girls Home furnishing. A room planning and arrangements Home beautification a out of door improvement by a 4-h a total of 45 exhibits will be entered at the state fair by Jefferson county girls. These include the top two exhibits in each division. Democratic Way declares senator Hill other preparedness measures meanwhile get endorsement Buffalo n. Y., aug. 19 up William Green american federation of labor president today urged revision of the Burke wads Worth Bill so that conscription would be delayed until compulsory military training is shown to be Quot absolutely Green in an address before the american federation of teachers annual convention said the Bill now pending was a poorly drafted Quot and that another measure should be substituted. This International illustrated news map shows How British airmen retaliate for the bombings of English towns by striking at factory centers in wide spread areas in Germany and Italy. Areas bombed i factory centers of Luenet and Greven Hrvoich 2 air plane plants at Dessau and Bern Burg 3�?.�?Tbombings near Berlin i and Tortona reported by italians to have been bombed. Words from Wendell Willkie j Here from Elwood into. Aug. 19 Are pertinent paragraphs Wendell Willkie a acceptance speech made Here. Saturday As president i should threaten foreign governments Only when our country was threatened by them and when i was ready to act. I can Noli ask the american people to put their Faith in no without recording my conviction that some form of selective service is the Only democratic Way in which to secure the trained and competent manpower we need for National defens. We must admit that the loss of the British Fleet would greatly weaken our defense. The Atlantic might be dominated by Germany a Power hostile to our Way of life. This would be a calamity for us. We must face a brutal perhaps a terrible fact. Our Way of life is dictatorial control near for Britain possibility of invasion causes new decree for Home defense London aug. 19 up a Ger Man War Plain s made isolated attacks on the Southeast coast of England today but up to late this i american organizations Hill favors Bill Washington C., aug. 19 up a sen. Lister Hill d., Ala reopened the Senate debate on the National conscription Bill. He said that the opponents of the plan. Will a place a Premium on slacker ism and a penalty on compulsory selective service Hill argued is the Only a democratic Way to build up the defense forces. The Senate met an hour earlier in an Effort to extradite consideration on the Bill which leaders hoped would be passed sometime this week. But Only a few senators were present and a half hour was consumed in rounding up a quorum. Before resuming debate which has largely featured anti conscription arguments the Senate sent to conference the Bill authorizing the president to mobilize 360.000 National guardsmen and organized reserves for military duty anywhere in the Western hemisphere. The Senate approved today a Bill amending the neutrality act to permit unarmed american vessels to enter the combat zone to effect evacuation of British children. Tile Bill which now goes Back for concurrent action in the minor House provides that american ships May enter the belligerent Waters to evacuate children under 16 provided their support in this country has been guaranteed by or i divid had made no intensive a i. Pc a t a 4 i ii Competition with hitlers Way of challenges president to Benes of debates use l Promise to outdistanced he afternoon assault. Tin relaxation of bombardment Effort coincided with a decree naming All of England Wales and Scotland As a single defense area subject to dictatorial control by the Home War ministry in event of invasion. Urls. They must also have from the european belligerents a authorization of Safe the Senate appropriations committee today unanimously approved the $5,800,162,277 supplementary National defense Bill to finance a two Ocean Navy and equip a mechanized army. Conscription of a vast army of foot soldiers is totally different in effect from compulsory training in aviation. Conscription of a ground army is a War measure aimed to Cope with a specific and Tempo continued on Page four the boy scout swimming Pool is closed today but will be open for swimming tomorrow night officials of the Pool stated Imlay a Hie Pool is being i it ill cd today and the Job will be completed tomorrow afternoon. P cd Russell swimming instructor announces that there will be no swimming lessons tomorrow morning. F i it. Congratulated on Willkie a speech Washington Aug. 19 up the presidential Secretary s. T. Early said today that the White House has received about 200 telegrams a congratulating the president on Republican candidate Wendell Willkie a accept ant speech a Early said he forwarded the telegrams to or. Roosevelt at Hyde Park new York. Or Lei in any contest he chooses in 1940 or after. I am saying to you that we cannot rebuild our american democracy without hardship without sacrifice even without suffering. I Ani proposing that course to you As a candidate for election by you. I believe that the Federal government has a responsibility to equalize the lot of the Farmer with that of the manufacturer. If this can not be done by parity of prices other Means must be found with tile least possible regimentation of the Farmers affairs. To be youth director the slackened Pace came after i a the air mini try reported that Der miss Ruth Laurence Many lost 141 out of 600 plane in air Battles yesterday. The ministry said the so ire to j Date was .>68 Der Man planes Mliss Ruth Laurence of Hutch lost of which 518 were son Kansas will arrive shot Down by r. A. F. Fighters Somaliland evacuated full the new Des what has to la As much Money pose to n ii Money As pos a i say that a Tor the philos Scarcity the Phi productivity restoration of re employment i prise in America the ability to to make things Many a welfare it be free Man in i am a libera that in our in is no limit to the paint of any Man Liev that there is horizon of the urn hands for doing Ane by spending plausible i pro pending As lit tit my Sui to Lute Ribu ted limit l to it Ion the and or operation successfully carried out after 10-Day italian drive Halg Nix in. War of Fie British Force Tish somali the War office evacuation was a the Aid of the by til int by in Fairfield september i to begin her duties As religious education and recreational director of the first methodist Church of this City. Miss Laurence a duties will include the supervision of recreational activities throughout the week and of religious education groups on sundays in both the sunday school and Epworth league. Laurence received her a. Be from Baker University. Had extensive experience h work for the past she Lias been employed in c Camp in pennsylvania.11 Welt us t he with weather til evacuation folic a we b Iowa be i Talian capital protect the Leavih in rout to Callaway Park where More than 150,000 him formally accept tie Republican presidential Nom Dell Willkie standing it right in front car. Rides in i tin jammed streets of his Home town Elwood id is Cie policemen form a flanking cordon. Mrs. Will i left. Outstanding ill i acceptance such a re his selective draft and his Challenge to til Chi executive in a series of Public debates a i. I n. Piton photo. Met hmm will him or. And or and six months old who have an apart Home air mrs Chloe South main St spent with friends in Clinton soil does Gyp urn a eclipse lumber co. Adon it is a it motorized columns upon me of the 68,000 Square mile rate evacuation of British forces attacked by motorized ital Lions had been hinted in the War department said Izerial stores and equipment to evacuated. Fair sing today and Loper lure in t ii Incus far cooler Iii sex at warmer to i erne Esit a in and tues South some Missouri temperature to fair Model ate a tuesday fair. Ane what warmer. In Donald m i of i r and laughter we. A it Lake mrs Hugh Budge of six Miles North it tile week end in with mrs. Hud a it be to temperatures Lay Low 63 High 74 let a 82 at ii to of clock i or in a Cut j Hui. Rainfall i 00 in h from j saturday until sunday 0 p in

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