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r ::¸/:'¸¸:" : ', ! •• :•-  i • TH-E' OB.S'E RV E R BOOK oL.00_ Collect Data For . r ,.s.,,.scou.. NOTE "°"'° D Santa Barbara, Calif.--Steps ac- • Tu,..u...--..eP, J.ouu.s club of R--/ celerating the cause of beatification Holy Cross church presented the Fegruary 27, 19:4 Aquin High CDA Initiate School By Ob.rv three-act mystery-comedy, "Officer F 666." by Augustin MacHugh in the , of Fra Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions, which • _ - were urged at the archdiocesan -: convention of the Holy Name un-  ion last year, are being taken here I "under the direction of the Rev. Aug- T - , nstine IIobrecht, O.F.s I., president ): of St. Anthony's seminary and vice- postulator of the cause, with the £.j assistance of the Rev. Maynard  Geiger, O.F.M., historian at the Old : Mission Santa Barbara. i=? Historical data, including a sum- ;-! mary of the llfe of Serra, the vir-  tues he is recorded as having prac- ,- riced and his sustained reputation  for sanctity are being collected and : " will be translated into Latin for '5 forwarding to Rome early.next Fall. :; : The material will be examined by i: ecclesiastical authorities to deter- .. "- mine whether the cause will b con- ,,- tinued and should the verdict be favorable it will be followed by a collocation and examination of the writings of the mission founder. EYE SPECIALIST DIES 'Richmond.Dr. Joseph A. White, eminent eye and ear specialist, has just died here at the age of 91. • NOTT MEMORIAL WORKS I Phons West 2117 Manufacture of and Dealer In FINE GRANITE MEMORIALS Sati£actlon Guaranteed 115-17 So. State Ave. Freeport CREAM-I-SWEET BUTFER and ICE CREAM Sold By the Best Gropers FARMERS: We Pay Highest Cash Prices for Cream EAST SIDE CREAMERY 715 E. Stephenson Phone Main 1330 FREEPORT ILLINOIS -'-ECZEMA--. ti and Skin Diseases respond imme- diately when BUCK'S X4-2 is used. IT STOPS THE ITCH AT ONCE. Sold only at BUCK'S STORE t001 W. GALENA AVE., FREEPORT, ILL. i ISTOV s AoRAN° ALL Refrigerators APPLIANCES THE FREEPORT HARDWARE CO. FREEPORT, ILL. (Continued from page one) lent authorities only a few short years ago stated we ,were denuding the priceless forests of merchant- able timber five tins as fast as nature was replacing this timber by natural growth. Discovering oil at the end of the Civil war, we supplied at first the world requirements, later two- thirds of its requirements, anil to- day about three-fourths, and yet we have in underground reserves far less than 30 years' supply in sight. What is Europe and, ay, even Asia doing? They are buying our oil, conserving their own, and even capping their wells for future sup- tly to sell us at, possibly, $1 a gal- lon; whereas, we have sold this pre- cious, limited resource, to all, in- cluding Japan, as low as 50 cents £ barrel. U. S. Copper ": Copper? This is another very[ limited commodity• Until very re- cently, we supplied_two-thirds of the world's requirements at around to 12 cents a pound. We have in sight today underground copper that may last possibly two score years. Our eastern salmon, our shad, our former wild pigeons so dense they blotted out the sun in flight and that were sold in carload lots in Baltimore and Philadelphia, are no more; our buffaloes that block- ed western trains now live only in parks. Truly we ha;e been the world's greatest wastrels. We should and must awaken. In the interim, there were dis- covered in Brazil, South America, the rubber trees exuding coaut- chouc, the priceless base of rubber. Goodyear, and American inventor, discovered how to harden it by the use of sulphur. It should and would have given Brazil the world's greatest industry. And we should have backed up this great Ameri- can enterprise, since even then and now we use over three-fifths of the world's raw rubber• Vhat did happen? Well, the Brit- ish sent out investigators from the Kew Gardens. London, who, iu de- fiance of Brazil's laws, and utterly ignoring international courtesy over privileged vessels, smuggled out of Brazil the priceless rubber plants. The growing of rubber was transplanted to the British and Dutch East Indies, and closely- bound, integrated t rus t s took charge• We of the United States i := [ 0 ' Co..dl'z - DRAPERIES  UPHOLSTERING $ W. Melo Telephone M.1S4 AWNINGS  VENETIAN BI'INDS i FLORAL SHOP --P.ONES-- MAI N 374-3236 FREEPORT'S OLDEST FLORIST" C. C. BAUSCHER FST MAIN STREET : CLOTHING and FURNISHINGS ; ; aPP. COURT HOUSE DRESS WELL AND SUCCEED FREEPORT CHICAGO AVENUE "*Monroe Chevrolet Sales JACKSON Phona Main 3315 Fregort . . . Illinois complacently allowed Brazil to be "double crossed," and soon there- after bought our rubber from the East Indies. V*'hat did it cost us? Well. just to mention a few facts, it might be noted that shortly after the World war, this country, with a returning surge of prosperity, started an auto- motive boom requiring rubber tires that eventuated in some six million vehicles to be equipped in one year. Of course, we have innumerable other uses for raw rubber. Our "British cousins" sensing this perfect "set-up," increased the price of rubber (the Dutch agree- ment) to over $1 a pound• This yielded them a net in two years of over one billion dollars in "excess" profits, or over $500,000,000 yearly over fair, normal profits. You think not? The answer is that rub- ber at 15 cents a pound yields ii $40 an acre per annum. Ask any American farmer how he would key. Paul Redmond, O: P., who like to get this much pe acre? has been appointed Director of In the interim, our same "English the Holy Name Society activities cousins" moaned and groaned over for the Holy Name Province, the fact they owed the United which is composed of the Pacific States around 167 millions yearly States. Father Redmond, former on war debts loaned to them most- instructor at Catholic University, ly for rehabilitation purposes, served in the United' States Navy Note: They collected billions, as a radio operator (N.C.W.C.) owed us millions, and could not[ • pay! in fact, they did not. Now " they ask us to donate another three I little demand for intelligent dis- billions (not millions) to their dust-[cussion of it, the Bill, is that very gathering unpaid five billions in the]few intelligent citizens have taken Treasury Department of Washing- Ithe trouble to read it and to dis- ton, D.C. cover.for themselves just what paw- Tin Question ers which the congress shduld jeal- .... usly retain and" defend are sur- The tm quest]on s another m-ter- rendered h the congress to the esting illustration of how we could[. .... Y ........ and should favor South America to] r2esment m [nls De. . our mutual advantage, and with ..When an otherwise intelligent great profit to both of us. Bolivia citizen applauds the house amend- produces 30 per cent of the world's[ lent that requii'es the President tin, and could produce 90 pet" cent. to consult with his own nilitary We use over 60 millions of dollars and naval subordinates before giv- worth yearly, or by far the greater part of the world's tin. Ve have undeveloped tin sources in Alaska and the Dakotas• The British control world tin through what has been most aptly termed the "London Tin Ring." They transport it from the Malay Peninsula, pick up a little "jag" thereof in Bolivia, sail thru the Panama Canal, deliver it in Lon- don, concentrate it. and sell it back to us in the United States "to the tune" yearly of over 60 millions of dollars• Just before the Vorld war they advanced the price to us to $1.37 a pound. At 20c cents a pound it would yield a good profit. Amer- lican metallurgical engineers have I stated that, if we set up concentra- I tion plants and refineries in Cali- fornia, where most of our canning takes place, we couhl develop great industry for both Bolivia and the United States at 17. cents a pound. Think this over! Further, why not buy all our manganese, etc., from South America rather than from the U.S.S.R.? Why not trade with our neighbors and friends in- stead of our bitter enemies, espe- cially where we can do so vastly more profitably? Think over the fact that Fire- stone and Ford. operating in Africa and •Brazil, decided to do some- thing about the rubber "gougging." It was too "raw" for them. Recall the fact that in the past few generations we have paid out five billions of dollars for British ing away defense equipment, which is sheer nonsense, but remains un- aware that, according to the text, the President may "procure" any "facility" in any way, and "dispose of it" in any way, to any govern- ment on earth whose defense he, and possibly he alone, thinks vital to the defense of this nation, "not- withstanding the provisions of any other law," he proves that he is not equipped to have any opinion at all. Since he. the President. can "pro- cure" anything in any way (Section 3A1), "notwithstanding the provi- sion of any other law" (Section 3). he could presumably con]scate such a "'facility" (Section 2A2) as a Sperry bombsight plant with all its mechanical equipment, blue- )rints and atterns. This he could then "transfer . or otherwise dispose of" absolntely gratis {Section 3A2). to the Soviet Union, since he alone decides that aid to this or that country is es- £ential to our defense {Section 3All. The fact that with this plant would go a valuable military secret would not stand in the way of such a gift, because (Section 3A4) the bill empowers the Presi- dent to give any such information to the government he elects to favor. Though every man and wo- man in the United States had been reliably informed that the Soviet Union proposed to use that plant to supply this country's enemies and was bitterly opposed to the bargain, the congress could do no parish auditorium last Monday evening. The following were members °fin il E the cast: Bateato---Martin Murray. Jr. Michael Phelan. police officer 666 --Arthur Doyle• Whitney Barnes--Charles lie- meyer. Travers Gladwin--Eugene Bors- dm' Helen Burton--Miss C'escence Niemeyer. Sadie Small -- -Miss Jeanette Hughes. Mrs. Burton--Miss Louise Dela- hanty. Alfred VVilson--Eugene Gallagh- er. ratkins--Laverne Vondra. Police Captain Stone -- Regis Creighton. Kearney. plain clothes man--Dr. G. V. Sterk. Policemen--Clyde Blair and Al- fred Blair. Director--Rev. J. r. Rojemann; prompter. Miss Jean Carroll; stage and sound effect director, Donald nyder. • THOMISTS HAVE REGULAR MEETING , Freeport. -- The Thomists h e l d [heir last regular meeting at the home at Mrs. Thomas Lawless, 116 "W. Pleasant street. "Rediscovery of Man" by Henry C. Link was re- viewed by one of the group. Luncheon was served at a table appropriately decorated with a G e o r g e Washington centerpiece and individual hatchets. School Aid Bills In Legislatures Trenton, N. &--Transportation of' parochial school students in public school buses through rural areas would be provided under terms of a bill introduced in the state leg- islature here. Spokesmen for the measure said it would not cause any appre- ciable increase in transportation costs because half-empty buses daily pass children who have to walk to parochial schools. Similar legislatidn has been un- successfully introduced during sev- !eral recent legislative sessions here. Such a bill last year passed in the senate, but died in the house. Columbus. Ohio. -- Defeated for nine successive years, proponents I of state aid for parochial schools have but one bill in the legislature i this year--a measure providing transportation for elementaryl school pupils living more than two I miles from school "regardless of: the kind of school they attend." Novena of Masses At St. Patrick, Mo. St. Patrick's, Mo.--The annua Novena of Masses in honor of St. Patrick and for the intention of those tak'ing an interest in the pro- posed National Shrine to St. Pat- rick here will be held March 9-17 at St. Patrick's chm'ch. (Advert sement ) 3 T T I S Freeport.-- Spring is here but we've been so busy playing bas- ketball that we've scarcely had time to notice it, excepting per- haps for the marble scramble in the gym last Sunday. We're kind of getting the cart before the horse but honestly it was real amusing. You see---right at the half of that interesting ga m e between St. ;Mary's, who are Rockfm'd's grade i school champions and St. VincenCs hard fighters Richard Johnson drop- ped his whole collection of marbles --there WAS a scramble. Poor Richard could only say. "I only got half of them back." But St. Vin- cent's was too happy over our vic- tory to lament Robert's loss of fhe marbles. You see---we were so in- terested in the game that if Rich- ard hadn't shown us-his marbles in such an extraordinary way we probably would never have thought about the approach of spring, but marbles are just as much a sign of spring as the 21st of March and now we're right back where we starte. Yes, Lady Luck has been pretty generous lately for when your team defeats a team that has won 18 games in straight succes- sion, there's every reason to believe that you've had a visit from her. The occasion was Friday evening when St. 'incent's graders defeat- ed St. John's. Savannah. We hope that you don't think that we are braggers but we would like to tell you that our girls defeated the Stockton girls last "Wednesday and that our high school boys came out victorious in a battle with the Stockton high school boys last Sun- day. Ve don't known how long our winning streak will last but we're sure hoping and praying that it won't lie leaving before March 15 and 16. Yes, sports is THE talk at St. Vincent's. " Yon naturally couldn't expect to play a game of basket ball during the meeting Of the St. Aloysius society, but you can and the boys did discuss sports- manship. After the meeting pro- per on Friday afternoon the mem- bers of the society enjoyed a movie and refreshments. V¢ith Lent just #round the corner, St. Vincent's has been a scene of pre-Lenten parties. On Monday evening, the band had a party. As a special award for faithfulness to band practice, Jo- seph and Philip Calderon and Wal- ter Rogers were given a pair of roller skates. You bet they were glad that they never "'skipped." Richard Witt. Lee Ballard and Win- ston Quinn were awarded prizes for being the best players. Robert Koch won first prize for bunco. You see, the St. Anthony that he won for consolation the last time brought him luck. And tonight ,as the jottings go to press, the mem- bers of Our Lady's sodality are danning a social hour in connec- tion with their meeting. •This after- noon, all of the Sisters and chil- News Notes "Don't take any wooden nickels!" This warning was given to the Aquin students last XVednesdhy in ]a movie presented by Mr. Paul J• Grube{ of the Secret Service de- partment of the United States gov- ernment. The movie gave the students several safeguards and showed how to detect counterfeit bills and coins• The only way to determine a counterfeit bill is to take special notice of the fineness of the delicate features of the por- traits on bills and the distinct edges of coins. Sophomores Give Pre-Lenten Mardi Gras It was Mardi Eras time at Aquin on Tuesday afternoon. Tiny black masks served as the tickets for entrance to the decorated gym where penants and streamers and balloons added to the festive air. Candy of every color and size and make was served, pop corn balls were disguised in vari-colored wrappers and the pop served to quench the thirst of tbe happy rev- elers. A local orchestra under the direction of Mr. Kaufman, furnish- ed the music. General chairmen, Dorothy Schwarz and Robert Pontius, re- ceived enthusiastic support from the ticket committee headed by Erwin Roesler and Lois Scott. John Smith and Richard Witt were re- sponsible for establishing the or- chestra on their decorated plat- form, Decoration committee chair- men, John Engbert and Margaret Tegl. will vouch that everyone gave a vote of tbanks to Mary Ella Pnew- ski and William Ewing for the de- licious refreshnlents, and the clean- up crew headed by Donald Smith and Betty Weber. transformed our carnival ground into a gym .in time for basketball practice! The A;uin basketball team has earned the privilege to play in the state tournament. Father Regan. athletic director, Coach Schrempf. and the first ten players will make the trip to Peoria. The first ten are: John Donovan, Paul Schramm Franklin Leonhardt. Jack Stahl Bob Corrigan, Mark Christine. Don ald Deethart, Bob Luecke. Ernie Motsinger. and Donald Scott. Their first game will be at 12:15 Friday afternoon, and their opponents will be St. Theresa's of Decatur. If they win this game. they will play tile winner of the St. Joseph-Spald- ing game. If they lose, they will play Saturday morning at 11:00 in the consolation game. Rotary Club Banquets Teams On Monday evening, March 3, the Rotary club will give a banquet for the teams of Aquin and Free- port high school. The banquet will be held in tbe cafeteria of the Free- porg high school. For the good Citizenship Pilgrim- age to Washington, D. C., arranged by the Daughters ef the American Revolution. Ednarose Seppla's name has been submitted. Ednarose has heen chosen by the members of her class to represent Aquin. Her name will be kept on file untff the final drawing at which time the Class of Seven Batavia.--Court Holy Cross No, 558, Catholic Daughters of America, initiated a class of seven new mem- bers last Sunday afternoon, Feb. 23. in the Knights of Columbus hall. The following ladies w ero members of tbe class: Mrs. Beruico Anderson. Mrs. Mary Louise Antill, Mrs. Bernice Counelly, Mrs. Mar- garet Freer, Mrs. Sadie DiBernar- do, Mrs. Lena Giacommarra and Miss Margaret Foley. Following the degree work a short business session was held and the reports of various committees were given. Miss Loretta Howard reported on Girl Scouts; Miss Ro- sella Strobel on junior Catholic Daughters. and Miss Almeda Hyde announced that $52 was realized from a-project recently sponsored by the local court. The sum of $25 was voted to the Girl Scout cabin fund. Among the guests present were District Deputy Miss Edith O'Mal- ley, Mrs. Rosann Meisch, Miss Em- ma Hettinger. Mrs. Berenice Dalai- den. Mrs. Suzie Fidler and Mrs. Evelyn Ball all of Aurora. At the close of the business ses- sion refreshments were served at tables most attractively decorated " with spring flowers and lighted ta- )ers. Grand Regent, Mrs. Mac Clark, announced the following pro- gram: Vocal solo: Jeanne Kunches, ac- companied by her mother, Mrs. P. J. Kunches. Vocal selections:'Merita an Dolly Engstrom. Violin solo: Jeanne Kunches. Community singing brought the program to a conclusion. Annual Music Revue To Be April 15, 16 Sterling. -- Community h i gh school's seventh annual music re- vue will be held Tuesday and Wed- nesday evenings, April 15 and 16. St. Mary's-Community high or- chestra, band, Glee club. dancers and other participants will have this year Master Ichabod Crane as their motif. Mr. J. J. Richards Is directing the orchestra and the band and predicts the best program in the history of these two groups. Tuticorin. India.--The seventeenth anniversary of the consecration of the Most Ray. T. Roche, S.J.. Bishop of Tuticorin, was celebrated through the whole diocese with great rejoicing. is drawn. The qualities consMered for the making of a good citizen are: dependability, service, lead- ership and patriotisnt. i GROVE MATERIAL & SUPPLY CO. m Lumber, Cement, Sand, Gravel • Building Material • Phone 810 514 W. 2rid St. • Rock Falls, Ill. I / GARMENTS INSURED HATTERS, TAILORI Sterllng's Most Exclusive Cleaner and Dyer PHONE 3SO diamonds that we could have oh- , 1902 . , , 1941 iI tained from South America for less i  m |1 than one billion ffollars. VCas Bar- L m] num right after all? i m] Why not help South America |land ourselves in a practical way? _ lAre we the tail of Europe's kite?  [We think not. We hope not. Ameri- • i ca--awake ! C_ READY-TO-WEAR SHOPCorner Hotel Freeport --EXCLUSIVE HATS, COATS AND DRESSES at =.:....,. J,ll Moderate Prices to Please the Most D,sor,ml.ating Women - Let no one mistake the irrecon.  B. LEO SCHWARZ cilable opposition of Naziism and kVJ Christianity. That oppositi on has 816 S. Galena Ave. Phone Main 3030 been pointed out by all the great German leaders, Protestant and qr. LADY ASSISTA.N- FREEPORT Catholic. 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"Makers of Better Beds" Mattrs Renovated ............ Fg..95 Rebuilt into New Innerspring-$6.75 .TI S. Adame (Third Ward) Tel. M-435 Optometrist R JOHN W. ARRETT 06 2nd Nat'l Bank Bldg. Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Plumbing .ND HEATING Irk CONDITIONIIG STOKERS oil- BURNEH LING- SECKER CO. "'ONE TRIP PLU'MERS'" 512 B. Cherry St Main 1st;. Tailor TONY GUCCIONE Custom Tailor 10 North Chicago Avenue PHONE MAIN "/ Patronize These Advertisers Pope and the German hierarchy. have proclaimed it. Father Fried- rich Muckermann, illustrious Ger- man Jesuit, describes the profound perversion and, apostasy and en- ormous wickedness of Naziism as a mysterium iniquitatis, mystery of iniquity. The briliant and eloquent Arch. bishop of Li'erpool, who is an Irish- man, comments on Naziism thus: "Let us be perfectly clear as to the issues at stake. We are fight- ing for civilization, culture and Christianity. The symbol of pagan- ism has been raised against the more to restrain him than the Nazi Reichstag can do to check any move of Hitler's in foreign policy• "But he wouldn't do anything like that; he wouldn't dare to," protested one member of my audi- ence. "Probably not." I replied. "But if you want unity in this coun- try behind our own defense you want confidencedn the government. So, if you want unity, why try to give this one man whose purposes are already mistrusted by many people,'the power of a Hitler over our foreign relations? If you will look at that bill again you will dis- :cover, besides, that the power to acquire and dispose of any Ameri-i can 'facility' looks suspiciously like the power to seize and nationalize or socialize almost anything in the name of defense, from ships, fac- tories and railroads down to pri- vately owned cars and tool shops. "You may think it absurd to sug- gest that when the authors of the bill put the word 'facility' in it, they wanted the President to have such powers; and the suspicion that he would make use of a trickyl word to claim such powers does seem foolish. But there area great many men in Washington and rail- symbol of Christianity; the twisted lions throughout the country who[ are so sure that President Roose- cross of narrow torturous -ways  p  ....... • . ' ..... "e  "ants to take aflvantage at against the upright cross o unrest this  ......... ..... "OrlQ crisis mat mey are with arms wiue-sprean to emorace "ust tt ...... " _. _,:__ ^tw^^_ +. ....... .]  SUSplC1OUS 0[ tricky warns. bols and the things they stand for  Y_ . "ant unit)-, oenlna the .... l .lresluent's Ieanersnlp wnv not mere IS a natura necessary ann ........ :. - , -. ." ..... i Dlue-pencn all me USplClOUS warns inevitame -opposzuon. ms ls . , ./ ...... an passages m inls DIll'" preached as a cardmal pelt in the political creed promoted under the Th .... *- *'-^* .... e Dxn tne lSti lepuDncan swastika as evidenced by utteranc-[ presidential candidate asserted es of its publicists. Herr Hitler gives the President "blanket power himself'has declared: 'One is eith- er a German or a Christian. You cannot be both.' One refrains from quoting the revolting blasphemies which are freely interspersed among the pages of Nazi literature. These things are not accidental to the regime ;they are of the essence of its message, so that we may truly say that in the present con- flict our .wresting is 'against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places." $ s • PATRIOTISM "Loyalty [patriotism] is a sacred duty and a virtue. It is something which we o'e as part of the vir- tue of piety by which we give love and service to our Father in heav- en as the author of our be.ing, to our father on earth as God's ap- pointed co-operator in the bestowal of our life and personality, and to our native land, in this sense our fatherland, as the scene of our la- bors, the citadel of our rights, the source of our security, and of the rich and varied social development which, under God's providence, is ours• Without these blessings our lives would be stunted and dwarfed, 'cabined, cribbed, confined'Y--Arch- bishop of Liverpool. Prefix to Lend-Lease BiH Read the Lend-Lease Bill, learn, meditate, reflect upon, and inward- ly digest it. Understand it and ap- preciate the tremendous issues it raises and its mortal menace. The Lend-Le:se Bill*Appraised In The New York Herald-Tribune for Sunday, February 23, 1941, Hep- tisax discusses the Lend-Lease Bill sanely and incisively "as follows: ,The mjor, reason, why there is to roam the world, giving any de- fense articles." "And this bill," he said, "defines defense-articles so broadly that they include every- thing from battleships and air- planes to potatoes and clothespins. "That is the reason I say this is a dictatorship bill. It gives one man, the President, the authority to conduct the foreign affairs of the nation entirely by himself, on his own, • without the advice and corksent of the senate. i "When one considers the powers over industry and labor already provided, this bill gives one mail, the President, practically complete control over American industry, American resources, and )nerican men." With passage of the bill. Landon warned, "social gains are going to be lost, civil rights are going to be impaired, the cost of living will mcrease, and the standard of liv- ing will be lowered." Churches Set Up Job Clinic Jackson Heights. N. Y. -- Two movements in which Long Island religious units have moved to cope with the problem of unemployment are meeting with more than mod- erate success, it was learned here. Caring for persons of all faiths, the St.. Joan of Arc Catholic Church's Job Clinic, started less than a year ago as a parish venture by the Jackson Heights church, is believed to be the largest Catholic free employment service, in the naion- KEEP U. S. A. OUT OF WAR YOUR PART IN KEEPING THE U. S. A. FREE OF WAR AND DICTATORSHIP VCrie today to both of yonr Senators (Illinois Senators are C. Vayland Brooks and Scott V. Lucas). Address them at the Senate Office Building, "Washing- ton, D. "C. Ask them to oppose Bill No. 1776 ---called the BILL OF WRONGS which would nul- lify the BILL OF RIGHTS-- "'a Bill to authorize undeclared war in the name of Peace and dictatorship in the name of De- fending Democracy." The President would have absolute power, if this Bill is passed, to do the following with- out consulting Congress or the people: Cancel the Neutrality Act: Send our warships and merchant vessels into war zones; Take us into war wherever he chooses; GIVE AVI'AY OUR EN- TIRE ARMY, NAVY AND EV- ERY AIRPLANE TO ANY NATION. NOW IS TitlE TIME TO ACT Write yourself, simply 61early, telephone your friends to do the same. Get telegrams in as well but most important, write in person. Peace House, working with religious and peace organiza- tions of long standing, appeals to all young men who are op- posed to war from either relig- ious or humanitarian convictions to register 'CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR' on their draft questionnaire. After years of ardent work for peace our Government recog- nizes this right. Do not allow the opportunity to escape. It is a matter of interest to ob- serve that after England's many months of war, Canada does not have compulsory military ser- vice for overseas and has no Lease-Lend Bill but is SELLING armaments in large quantities to her mother country. In England over 50.000 Conscientious Ob- jectors are helping their govern- ment in peaceful employment. May not our own beloved country be also accused of war mongering while arming England through the front door and simultaneously slipping munitions to Germany through Russia? The war in Africa, etc., has certainly no conceivable attribute of democracy. Gandhi. called the only heroic figure of the 20th century, expressed himself ee- cently as follows: "It is a matter of deep regret to me that the Government (Brit- ish) have not been able to appreciete the Congress (Indian) posltion----who felt a conscientious objection to helping a war which they regard as one for saving im- perialism, of which India is the greatest victim.'" .... To The Clergy: The undersigned wish- es to respectfully entreat you to deaw the attention of your congregation to the Ten Commandments. as a mode of life to be exercised in the relations between nations as well as individuals. For further information if you are con- vinced that the killings of your fellow man i= contrary to the laws of God and. man write, enclosing a carefully, self-ad- dressed stamped envelope. Address your letter to Mrs. J. Sergeant Cram PEACE HOUSE ll0th St and Fifth Ave., New York.City Inquire about Peace Prizes Established ]923 dren were invited to attend "Along the Sante Fe Trail" at the Patio. Our thanks to Mr. M. Brown. To- nlorrow and when this reaches lion we will be having Lenten services three times a week and we hope still faithful to the resolution that we are going to make Ah Wed- nesday morning and we won't for- get you at those services either. Good-bye. " • By Other Editors Modest Proposal To Producers Once upon a time there rolled out of the Hollywood motion pic- ture studios a stream of l)ractically unrelieved indecency• The public hegan to mutter; articulate protest came front the Catholic church, and the Legion of Decency was formed. The producers ohserving this and that. concluded that some cleansing of their product would be, among other things, good business• So they brought out a Production Code, which they had devised to quiet previons public criticism and which had been gathering dust in the "Miscellaneous" file. The producers brushed off. their code and showed it to the Legion of Decency. The Legiom said: "This is a good thing• We do not want to censor your pictures. If :on live up to this code, there will be no complaint." So the producers solemnly put the Code to work and there was peace and it got so that you could go to the movies almost any evening and not be ashamed when someone ran knew saw you buying your ticket• The Legion of Decency kept look- ing at the pictures and. as time went on, it began to see more "blue" spots. In November, 1940. the Le- gion had to report that "'there is a tendency toward indecencies in the treatment of films. There is a retrogression toward accepting immoral situations as permissible." The Legion points to a current feature picture, "This Thing Called Love," as an-example of what it means by the "tendency toward indecencies." which it has observed through the past three years. Things like this support the opin- ion that Hollywood "goes straight" only when and only as long as-- the policeman's club is waving over its head. We hope this is a mistake because no one wants to be waving a club all the time. If the Hollywood producers will accept a constructive criticism, we offer this: abide by the Code you voluntarily signed. You have been getting along pretty well and we would like to keep on liking you. But if you go nasty on us at the exact moment when the world Is learning the penalty of bad morals the hard way--by bomb blast we wilt not think that you are .very bright, whatever else you may be. 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