Daylight Saving time to save money for the titanic war effort.

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Daylight Saving time to save money for the titanic war effort. - DAYLIGHT TIME TAKES EFFECT FEBRUARYS America...
DAYLIGHT TIME TAKES EFFECT FEBRUARYS America will go on Daylight Saving time February D to conserve conserve electricity for the titanic war effort. President Roosevelt signed a Daylight Saving bill Tuesday and nt 2 A.-Jf. {local time) on February February 0 the clocks will be turned ahead an hour for the duration of the war. Although the 'bill applies applies only to interstate commerce activities and the federal government, government, it is expected to be observed observed by most of the nation. Mr. Roosevelt advised congress last July that the federal power commission figured there would be a saving of 736,282,000 kilowatt-hours kilowatt-hours of energy annually by putting the nation on year- around Daylight Savins time. The bill signed Tuesday was similar to that enacted during the first World war and Presidential "Secretary Stephen Early said it had the same objective of "greater "greater efficiency in our industrial war effort." , The new act will become ineffective ineffective six months after the war ends unless senate and house adopt adopt a resolution to terminate it at an earlier date.

Clipped from Aiken Standard23 Jan 1942, FriPage 2

Aiken Standard (Aiken, South Carolina)23 Jan 1942, FriPage 2
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