"War Time" begins in Indiana, 9 Feb 1942

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"War Time" begins in Indiana, 9 Feb 1942 - Tyn-dall, City Yawns as New War Time Goes Into...
Tyn-dall, City Yawns as New War Time Goes Into Effect Many Workers Have New Experience, Going to Job in Dark. Business, ; schools, industry and the housewives of Columbus yawned away the loss of one hour's sleep and Snapped back to work today all funning on the nation's new war time. ;' The 7 o'clock working man went to work in the dark this morning, and there was plenty of activity in the business district before the street lights were shut off. Many school youngsters encountered a new experience when they rose and had breakfast before daybreak. All the rural schools started bn the war time schedule today with the exception of Hope, where classes did not begin until 9:20. At Clifford school started this morning at the usual time 9 o'clock but the officials were considering moving the starting time up to 9:30 tomorrow. Few Pupils Tardy. Principal Lloyd Reece of Columbus high school said that practically all the school's 1,150 pupils arrived on time this, morning. "There were a few tardy but not as many as you might have expected," he said. The teachers were all on time. In many cases in the city, the inevitable happened some citizens showed up for work an hour late. They had forgotten to set the alarm clock an hour ahead. The clocks throughout the nation have been set up for the duration. The changeover was somewhat comparable to the action taken by other belligerent nations when the war began more than two years ago, and goes a step farther than "daylight saving" time established in the last war. In that conflict, this nation moved its clocks up only from March to October. WAR TIME In listing the time of events in all items appearing in The Evening Republican, the new "war time" will be given. , War time, today, is the nation's standard time. In Indiana today, war time is the central standard time. For the sake of uniformity, organizations desiring to have the time of events given in the paper, please use the prevailing war time. the old standards in the nation's time zones six months after the end of the war. People who lost I an hour's sleep last night will re- gain it then if they don't stay up to celebrate. LOSES LICENSE TO DRIVE CAR Frank Breeden Penalized for Drunk Motoring Two Fined, in City Court. Frank Breeden, 37, of 1420 Pearl street, who was arrested early j Sunday morning by city police on charges or driving wnne intoxicated and public intoxication, pleaded guilty when arraigned today in Bartholomew circuit court. He was fined $25 and costs and his driver's license revoked for a period of one year on the drunk driving count and fined $5 and costs for public intoxication. He was arrested by Patrolmen Clarence Miller and Roy Hew4tt at 12:10 a. m. He was headed north on Washington street between Ninth and Tenth streets when taken in charge. Two men were arrested by city

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  1. The Republic,
  2. 09 Feb 1942, Mon,
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