World Time Tabl THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. SATURDAY, SEPT. 30,1939< Clip and Save This to Consult as You Read War News MON.MIOM6HT There is from six to nine hours difference in time between the United States and European war fronts, as this map of world time zones (with Pacific Ocean omitted) shows. Only In oceans are time ,one boundaries straight mai mere are two calendar days in the world constantly.. Michigan, although shown otherwise, is in the same time zone as N ew York. lines, as you see, and it must be kept In RADIO HIGHLIGHTS Key ctaUon of each network !• listed In the program*. The Networks: • WEAF—WTAltWTMJ, ^QT, WLW. WSM. tmAQ, WOOD. ^WJZ — WLS, WTMJ, WMAQ, WXYZ. WLW. WOOD. WABC—WJB, WHAS. WBBK. PANHANDLER CALL LETTERS AND KILOCYCLE FREQUENCY CKLW 840, KDKA 980, KFAB 770. KPI 640, KMOX 1090. KOA 830, KYW 1020. WBBM 770. WCFL 970, WBAL 1060. CVOCO 810, WABC 860, WKAB 850. WDAP 610, WEAP 660, WENR 870. WON 720, WOY 780, WHAM 1150. WHAS 820, WHO 1000, WIBO S70. WJJD 1130. WSM 650, WJB 750, WJZ 760. WLS 870, WLW 700. WMBI1080, WKZO 590. WMAQ 670. WOOD 1270, WOW 590, WOWO 1160, WSB 740, WTAM 1070, WTXC 1060, WKBZ 1500. WTMJ 620. (Eastern Standard Time) TONTOHT: Neutrality— WABC-CBS — 8 — Roundtable with Senators Sherman Minton, Gerald P. Nye and others; WABC-CBS—10:30—Sen. E. R. Burke; WABC-CBS—10:45—Sen. Styles Bridges. European schedule — WEAF- NBC—7:30] WABC-CBS — 8:55 and 11; WJZrNBC^-lO; MBS— 10:30j WUAP-WJlZ-NBC—11: 55. WEAF-NBGr 1 - 8 -^Dick Tracy finale; 9:30—^New time for Death Valley Days; 10-4Benny Goodman" swing. • WABC-CBS—7—People's platform, "Propaganda and The War;" 7:30—Preview of School of the Air; &—Hit Parade. WJZ-NBC—7—Message of Israel; 8—Talk on prices by W. Gibson Carey Jr.; 9—Barn dance. MBS-Chain—8—Tropical serenade; 11:30—Pah-American conference. SUNDAY: Neutrality—WABC- CBSi-7 p. m.—Alfred E. Smith; WOR^MBS— 8 —American for, urn, Senators Key Pittman, Gerald P. Nye and others; WJZ-NBC —9:45—Sen. Clyde Reed. Eu'ropean schedule—WJZ-NBC —3:15 p. m.—Winston Churchill on "First Month of the War;" WEAF-WJZ-NBC—8 a. m., 11:55 p. m.; WEAF-NBC—3:30 p. m.; WABC-CBS—9 a. m., 8:55 and 11 p. m.; WJZ-NBC—7:15 p. m., 10; MBSh-7. WEAF-NBC—12 noon—Bill of rights anniversary, Sec. Wallace and 'others; 2:30 p, m.—Round- table, "How Will We Get Recovery?" 6:30—Grouch club; 8— Charlie McCarthy; 10—Phil Bpi- talnx's girls. ' CBS-Chain—3 p. m.—Howard Barlow cdncert; 5:30—Hudson!, Mass., Homecoming for Sen. Buyton K. Wheeler (also MBS 3:45); 8—Orson Welles play (west 10); "9—Sunday evening hoUr. "tyro-NBC— 12 noon —Radio City concert: 5:30 p. m.—Opera auditions return; 7:30—District Attorney, new time; 8—NBC orchestra ; 9:15—Parker family, moved from CBS. MBS-Chain—6:30 p. m.—Show of'wie week returns; 7:'15— Pacific southwest tennis; 10— Hour. OAY: European scned- ,,j?AF-WJZ-NBC—8 a. m.; 3-CJBS—8 a. m., 6:30 p. m.; ... -1:15 p. m.—Let's It Over; 2:45—Hymns of tiichurches; 5:l&r-The O'Neills. rASp-CBS — 3:45 — Richard yell, new time; 4:15—Leon ian ensemble; 6:45—Talk. V. MoNutt. WJZ-NBC— _ -farm and Home Hour; 2 Uventure in reading; 6:30— Ferklns. Mps-Cnaln—6— * of duck hunting season. Ay short waves: -£7:30—Polk \ songs; J G6B London—10— ,t l 4wngs; fPM Paris—n press articles. Horses Die 'Booter' Fire t * burned to death "** ftf « cla nermg of the garbage can at the Round Lake CCC camp, nac County, is dinner bell for several black bears. Eleven bears •fni 6 f n 5*u g th i? ca Jl lp during the 8ummer and have become friendly to visitors who offer chocolate bars. Photo by A. R. Highstone, at. ignace. Morse Seed Co. The blaze was discovered about .10:30 p. m. by Watchman William Holtz. He and other farm employes led 45 horses, valued at $10,000, from the stables some of them were polo ponies owned by the Boots & Saddles Riding club. New Hospital Drive Begins Next Monday (Continued from Page 1) donation to the community by legal bequests, etc. "We are proposing to raise the balance, about $30,000, by private solicitation, volunteer contribution, of the people of the region. "That is the situation in Mason county. Residents of the region, or persons who rely on its facilities, will never come nearer, not even on a government donation (tax) basis, of obtaining a minimum-standard, medically-modern hospital for less money. Seriously Out-Dated "The. present hospital structure is out-dated, so seriously so as to be one of our foremost community problems. If the funds are not forthcoming, the new building cannot be completed. It will be built as far as funds permit. So the issue is: What kind of a hospital do YOU want for yourself, your family, your friends— if and when the need arises?" Frederic Read, chairman of the ways and means committee for a new hospital building, explained that ward and township committees are being set up as rapidly as possible— to start the general drive a week later, Monday, Oct. 9. "The personal interest of our campaign workers will tell the story quickly regarding what results we can obtain," he said. "The drive is so big, the workers so large in number, that each person must be "relied upon to assist earnestly and to do his or her own job well. "We are organizing to see everybody and at the end of the drive we will know definitely how interested our residents are in the hospital project. "It is far from 'just another drive.' It is a once-in-our-Ufe- time campaign. For 10 years we have talked new hospital needs. The next two weeks, however, will tell the real story." 96 Children Are Checked at Clinic (Continued from Page 1) arrangements for the nurses. Chairman of the clinic was Probate Judge Owen J. Gavigan, assisted toy Miss Olive Conely, health, unit nurse, and Miss Jeane Godfrey, Mason county children's worker. A. W. Church was in charge of transportation. Members of the state committee present were Miss Veva Pum- irey; *tate representative of the crippled children's commission; Miss Mary P. Billmeyer, orthopedic nurse; Misses Mildred Pappas and Elizabeth Abram, medical stenographers. Local ladies who assisted: Mesdames George Slaggert Raymond Herman, Harold King, John Keene, Stedman Rohn, E. C. Rorm, Frederic Read, Mitchell Read, H. B. Hoffman, H. H. Hawley, A. E. Rasmussen, Kyle Piercy, William Eddy, George Kribs, Earl Miller, Clay Olmstead Jr. and Benjamin Gregory. Members of the WPA recreational staff, headed by George Kribs, who aided in arranging equipment for the clinic, were Mrs. Fred Newberg, Mrs Gloria Crocker, Miss Doris Shoffner, Bruce Kinney, Marshall Frazee, Wesley Osborne and Waldon Shangle. Other nurses present were Miss Althea Flritz, Manistee county nurse; Miss Catherine Stolm, Manistee school nurse, and Mrs. Snyaer. Also present were Dr. Lars Switzer, Mason-Manistee county health unit physician; Dr. W. S. Martin and Dr. R. A. Ostrander; Mrs. Orve Pittard, president of the county Health committee; Rev. Paul Haskell Clark, Miss Gertrude Eastman, Miss Vesta Sturgis, representative of the state department of vocational rehabilitation and Peter Madison, C. Leonard Pell, Fred Schoenherr, David Falconer and Robert Hesslund, a crippled children's committee appointed by the board of supervisors. Ex-CCC Enrollees Are Army Prospects WASHINGTON, Sept. 30.—(/P) —War department officials indicated today the army was looking to the CCC for some of the nearly 50,000 recruits sought in the next two months. Only those who are ineligible for re-enrollment in the CCC will be solicitated, however. Offcials said that, if a youth with qualifications had reached the end of his CCC service, there was no reason why he should not be offered army ser- TEMPERATURE TODAY AT 11:00 Weather Forecast Lower Michigan: Generally fair tonight and Sunday; cooler In southeast and east central portions tonight; light to locally heavy frost tonight; rising temperature Sunday. THE RAINS CAME— But did they stop when they hit your roof, or did they keep on coming through? A good J-M roof will fix that up in a hurry. THE UJDINGTON LUMBER CO. For Cornet WHS* Phone 99 •*^wwv>*-^*-^-^r^*->*~w-w-N*-**-w-»*-v-w~w-^-%*-v^v-^r^ F ^x^^^^N^^^^'^^^^^'>^^^^^^^^^^^N^%^^^^^^ p ^^^ Speculate on McPherson's Fortunes in 1940 G.O.P. State Campaign (By T. H. PECK) LANSING, Sept. 30.—(/P)—Political fortune-tellers are beginning to speculate over the part Melville B. McPherson, veteran chairman of the state tax commission, may play in the 1940 Republican state campaign. McPherson's following accounts for a large bloc of rural votes and it includes a liberal number of canny local politicians. He demonstrated anew his influence with the State Association of County Supervisors only Thursday. It was McPherson, a past president of the organization, who read to the supervisors the resolutions they adopted without dissent. It was McPherson who gave the keynote speech of the meeting, a talk on one of his pet topics, "home rule" in government. In the 1940 campaign, the question will be whether Governor Dickinson—if he becomes a candidate to succeed himself— can gain the support of this and other cogs in the organization that was once Fitzgerald's. Some observers express the opinion that McPherson wants only to perpetuate his membership on the tax commission, which is a good job as state jobs go. McPherson's friends and some other state officials say. however, they do not doubt the genuineness of his desire to occ- cupy the governor's chair some day. Some believe Dickinson •will not run again. If he decides against seeking another term, his endorsement would be a distinct advantage to any candidate, for the 80-year-old governor swings a bloc of independent, rural, church and dry votes that the best diagnosticians agree would assure him the nomination in a primary which listed three or more contestants. McPherson is dry, rural and a member of Dickinson's religious vice, regardless of the civilian status of the CCC. To do otherwise, it was contended, would deprive CCC youths of opportunities offered other civilians. How concentrated a campaign would be made to enlist CCC enrolles depended upon local recruiting officers, officials said. , faith. Would he be the candi- ! date who would split up the ' field for the governor, observers are asking themselves, or will he be the one to receive the governor's "blessing," a sort of political crown prince? And. should McPherson decide to cast his lot with the governor, would his organization of rural politicians provide the added strength Dickinson might need to discourage any other hopeful who might become a candidate? By PRESTON G ROVER WASHINGTON—The current panic among some of the higher-ranking army officers over the state of national defense isn't shared 100 percent by others who have n hand in i keeping the enemy from our ! doors. I Maneuvers at Plaltsburg and iManassas. disclosed, among (other things, that the top; ranking: reserve and national- i auard officers — those from i colonel up—aren't especially '<K>od. There were exceptions. , One reservist general at'.Mun- ja.ssas, we have been told, did (a smart job. j But it was no surprise to the j ranks of the army to find this | was the case. It is a common 'joke in the army that fully | half the colonels and generals I in the reserve would be put to i selling Liberty bonds should war start. Some of the others would be told to stay home and take care of the kiddies. Some would be worth a thousand times every dollar of government money spent in training them. However, nobody expects the early stages of our war to be fought wi. h armies commanded by reserve or even national- guard generals. There are in the regular army a well-known i group of upper-bracket officers I who will stack up pretty well i in a fight. They can compute how much railroad and highway space it takes to move 20,- jOOO men with equipment to a designated spot. They know I how to go about getting food i there. And if the 20,000" must I he expanded to 200,000 quickly ;they won't be altogether at a 'loss. | * # * I The big difference between ithe present condition of national defense and the condi: tion in 1917 lies in other direc- jtions. Then we had an army i completely unacquainted with Ithe problems of dealing with the civilian personnel that ; makes up the real national de- I fense. That condition has been largely corrected. ! A widespread R. o. T. C. or- 1 ganization has been set up in j the colleges on a voluntary I basis. Regular array instruc- I tors have learned how to I adopt army methods to civilian j dispositions. Out of those : collese groups, and from other sources, there has been built ,up a force of 120,000 fairly .well-trained reserve officers. I That is more than enough for a million men. When the World war started the reserve-officer personnel could have been loaded in a freight car—with spare room for four horses. These reserve officers, in turn, have demonstrated themselves able to train and command civilian soldiers. They I have worked with the C. M. T. JC. and with the CCC. * * * j Potential Soldiers 1 As to the potential trained I manpower, it lies largely in i two directions. Since the i Citizens Military Training i Corps was organized, 350,000 ! men have received varying j amounts of training. I An even greater potential supply is in the 2,500,000 men who have spent time in the Civilian Conservation Corps. i Recently there has been a lot of agitation to have CCC men i receive military training—for i instance, to learn foot drill and I gun drill. j We watched C. M. H. C. (youngsters at drill this summer. jThey learned the essentials of i foot drill in four clays, two | hours a day. Teaching them | to .shoot would take longer— (but not so terribly much long- jer. i Experienced soldiers insist that there is one thing new soldiers lack. They don't know how to take up outdoor camp i life after years in the comfort :of their homes. They get that knowledge in COG camps. They learn group living, how to give and take orders, how to get | along without pet foods. It i would surprise their mothers 'how fast they could be made into fighting men. LYRIC TON'IGHT 7:00-9:00 30c and lOc RICHARD 6REENE with RICHARD DIX "Cartoon—News—Stranger Than Fiction." V^^ VC O Ourprise / Bui ax*e you. Insured r INSURANCE AGENCY SECURITY - Since 1889 - SERVICE Second Floor. National Bank Building \LUDINGTON - MICHIGAN/' IS Your Business Growing? Do you NEED MONEY to help it grow? If so, see us. Making SAFE LOANS, Is Our Business LUDINGTON STATE BANK M6MB£R FeOtRflL OCPOSIT INSURfiNKCORR •••[UD'NGlQN .MICH. DARRYL F. 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