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THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1940
Demonstration U. S. Army Unit Visit Coolidge (Continued from page One) hocked but still very little action wag taken. In 1936 things were beginning to move rapidly. On March 7, Hitler renounced the Versailles Treaty and Ixicarno Agreements and marched troops into the Rhein land: that land on Germany’s Western border, which the Ameri can Doughboy's Army of Occupa tion had supposedly cleared of all ' All Ships Not In The Sea Battleship Rock in Northern Arizona is one of the strange sights greeting the visitor in the west. It is * situated between Fredonia, Arizona, on the Arizona-Utah border and Pipe Springs National Monument, 1 a few miles west of U. S. Highway 89 which winds its way north from U. S. 60 at Flagstaff across the I mighty Colorado, over Navajo Bridge through House Rock Valley and Kaibab Forest and on north into ] Utah. Volcanic action and the powers of erosion over long centuries has resulted in this unique resem blance of a battleship forging its way through the sea. The effect is accentuated by stratas of differemt i ‘ colored soil, sandstone, limestone and conglomerate. > 1 - I p a\\w\\vw«mc p fl Let Us Print Your I: I STATIONERY ] I I Cards f I | Posters j I \ Envelopes \ I I \ Statements \ I Letter Heads I \ Legal Blanks \ I | Cotton Tickets I Examiner I war effectiveness. No one inter fered as Hitler increased Germanys military forces, not when he built in the Rheinland a Ziegfried line on forts opposite the French Magi not line. In July of \3G civil war broke out in Spain with Germany and Italy openly interveining on the side of the rebels. Eight months later Hitler’s forces seized Austria and incorporated it into greater Germany; and six months , later sufficed to sew the seeds of discontent among the minority of Germans in Czechslovakia who be ( gan the repartee “Germans of the 1 , Sudetenland, let us go back to the 1 ] fatherland"—and so Sudetenland became German -with the consent of England. France and Italy. In March of 1939, without any con cent. it was all of Czechoslovakia. : In April it was the port and terri tory of Memel secured from Lithuania. August 31. 1939, Hitler 1 concluded his collaboration treaty with Soviet Russia and ten months ago the German army marched in on Poland and then the United States began JUST BEGAN to wake up. We denounced Hitler, called England and France cowards and urged them to purge Hitlerism from the face of the THE COOLIDGE EXAMINER i earth. Then France and England did declare war. Last winter Soviet Russia attacked Finland and we upbraided France and England for their failure to assist Finland. In May, Germany took Denmark without a shot, occupied Southern Norway that Norwegian officers and key men had “sold out” to Germans, and German “tourists" and “agents" in Norway donned uniforms and unpacked guns; there wa s a new type of warfare, a streamlined “Trojan Horse." Within a week the Dutch Army fell, the great Belgian fortresses and allied military combinations battered down within two weeks. Italy entered the war. France collapsed. An abortive German plot to overthrow the Uruguayian government was reported. Aid of the United States was asked and two cruisers were sent. Another cruiser was sent to Chile. 1500 marines w'ere designated for South American duty. Yes, the United State s finally awoke, not sanely but screaming and semi-hysterical. But what can we do in a practi cal way to help We must face the facts. We are a large, rich and power ful nation with a standard of liv ing that is the envy of the world. None of our Latin-American neighbors have navies, costal de fense or military establishments capable of offering resistanc. From 1919 to 1939 we led a philosophy of disarament and In so doing reduced our military forces and permitted our guns, ships and all of our ordinance to become thoroughly antiquated. While Germans were straffing the Norwegians and the allies with armored planes and bullet-proof gas tanks, air plane factories were working on army orders for United States planes with ordinary metal tanks and without armor. Never dreaming that we might have to defend two coasts at the same time, we have only a “one ocean" navy provided. Today we face the possibility of a German controlled English and French navy in the Atlantic and a Japan navy in the Pacific. It is a fact that diplo matic relations are strained with 1 Soviet Russia, Germany, Italy and " Japan. | Never until President Roosevelt signed House Resolution No. 5138 last week has it been possible for the United States to deport an: alien or punish a citizen for advo cating disloyalty, mutiny or re-! fusal of duty among the armed forces of the United States; to advise, abet or teach the desira bility propriety or necessity of over-throwing the government of the United States by force; or to print, sell or circulate literature advocating overthrown. These facts s urn tip to this: We are the most favored and coveted nation; we have under taken to guarantee almost single handed the security of the vast Western Hemisphere; we have in curred the ill will of the totalitar ian powers who are fast moving toward domination of the remain der of the world; we are whblly lacking in modern equipment for our army and have but half enough navy to protect our shores; we have large financed groups who seals every opportunity to breed discontent and to overthrow our | democratic form of government, j Nations have tried in other ways : to save themselves but have utter vl failed. The first lesson from the present war in Europe is that the people interested believe ade quate national defense i s a certain, way to invite war. Holland, Bel gium, and Denmark wanted peace, they put their faith in pro-j fessed friendships only to become: vassals of the state that promised to protect their sovreignity. Those, in the other statds at present] bide their time when the prospects] of victory have passed without regard to the principles involved. What has happened in Poland, Norway, Holland, and Beligum • vesterday could happen in any South American Republican to morrow, for nations that live bv, the sword have peace moments] only at intervals of convenience! until reasonable prospect of sue-' cess comes then they rip off the masked pretence and begin an ag gressive flight. Although Germany has had significant victories on land, sea and in air, we must, recognize the time by all their five-column activities before we proclaim and set our arms and warfares as superior. Our import-, ant lesson to learn is that Ameri-: ca must unite against the “Trogan Horse” designated in our Ameri-! can stables. There should be no ] stalls for such "Trojan Horse.” | Consider the defense from the] Trojan Horse from not arms alone] but in the hearts and homes of the American people. The next lesson to be learned from this war is the necessity of a highly me chanized and strong forces to; solidify the initial vain 3 of that new and powerful weapon, the military air plane. It is the pres ence or absence of well orynized and well organized and properly equipped ground troop 3 that ulti mately accounted for victory or de , Smoki Dance at Dusk | j | When dusk comes to the hills of Yavapai Sunday evening, August 4th. the souniJ of throbbing Indian tom-toms will tell wBSB&Mf / of the approach of the 20th annual Indian ceremonial and X 0 j Snake Dance of the Smoki people. Comprised of a group of 1 §m r MMm f Prescott business and professional men and women who lose fl fS[ / , their white identity, these dances so closely follow the ritual- '** ; PiljMjl# / istic practice of Southwestern Indians that even most Ari- i •Hi HK zonans believe the Smoki to be a native Indian tribe. Prescott, r fm f "t 4'# ' largest city in Yavapai county is on U. S. Highway 89. main f fJ&I h-ms north-south route of the state. Surrounding Prescott, original '< territorial capital of Arizona, are pine-clad hills which furnish &W* 4 one of the largest recreational areas of the state. A few miles ' to the north of Prescott, State Highway 79 branches northeast l J&mt through Oak Creek Canyon, comparable &J In beauty only to the Grand Canyon itself, ~,~ ijf*' . ........ v -v » where thousands of Rainbow trout abound . 'A 'W&r ' to make the stream itself an anglers ' 1 " J' :^Msm paradise. , «**». feat in Denmark, Holland, Belgium and France. Above all other things the present w r ar emphasizes the need for well balanced, and fully equipped naval defense teams which take s years to build. As the American Legion has been cry ing for twenty years, military arms or equipment cannot be bought in open market places, they cannot be built in a hurry. We have money enough to buy anything that is for sale but mu nitions are not available at the ; counter. Weeks, months and in some cases, years may elapse be-] J ~ ~ V * J/CI i. vvi IU LHC puiauc, Arizona Beer Industry Begins ‘Clean-Up’ Drive A. Ford Jennings Is Named Director--Will Seek To Close ‘Dives’ The $4,000,000 legal beer indus try of Arizona has united in a per manent “clean up or close up” pro i gram of self-regulation to co | operate with law enforcement agencies to eliminate objectionable conditions in retail places selling beer. A. Ford Jennings, Phoenix bank er and former U. S. vice-consul in Berlin and Havana, was named ' State Director of the program when it was adopted at the organ ization of the Brewers and Beer Distributors Committee of Arizona in Phoenix on Wednesday, July 24. Mr. Jennings resigned as assist ant cashier of the Valley National Bank to take over his new full-time duties. He has been active in civic affairs for many years, in the Red Cross, the Thunderbirds of the Chamber of Commerce, as presi dent of the Better Business Bureau of Maricopa County, and as a mem ber of the First Baptist Church. John A. Duncan, Superintendent of the State Department of Liquor Licenses and Control, welcomed the movement. He said that the in dustry’s cooperation with enforce ment authorities should merit pub lic commendation and support. Mr. Jennings was empowered by the committee to maintain a con tinual check on conditions in all beer retailing places, to warn those retailers overlooking law infrac tions, and to place evidence of vio lations before the Department of Liquor Licenses and Control should the warnings go unheeded. In accepting his new appoint ment, Mr. Jennings told the more than 100 brewers and beer distrib utors at the meeting: “We as an industry group are bound to encourage the reputable retailer, and to invite his aid and cooperation. Fortunately, the rep utable retailers of beer are the huge majority of licensees. “In terms no less emphatic, we must serve notice now that we in tend to spare no effort to identify and proceed against the few re tailers whose attempts to operate outside the law, reflect on this legal industry’s will to conduct its busi ness in line with public opinion.” The non-political, non-profit and public welfare aspects of the pro gram were explained by T. Howard Kelly, head of the «elf-regulati r n Page Three fore we can get the military equipment needed, even if w r e ordered it tomorrow. Every day delayed is a day lost in our pre paration for preparedness. We have begun to build and see what it took men in service to see, that they are better prepared to pro tect themselves in an event of emergency than were we twenty three years ago. The program was followed by a dance at the Desert each spon sored by the local post of the American Legion who also parti cipated in the parade. HEADS BEER GROUP A. Ford Jennings department of the United Brewen Industrial Foundations. Programs similar to that adoptet by the beer industry here have al ready been inaugurated undei Foundation sponsorship in Ala bama, Arkansas, Kansas. Kentucky Georgia, Maine, Mississippi, Mis souri, Nebraska, North Carolina Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia. Robert H. Elder, president of the Arizona Brewing Co. of Phoenix, who acted as chairman at the or ganization meeting in the Hotel Westward Ho, told the group: “This is an enterprise which should help to save for the people of Arizona the economic value of this industry in the state. It can not be overlooked that legal beei in Arizona alone has meant $6.- 631,000 in tax receipts to Arizona and the nation since 1933, and that in all forms of taxes, beer contrib utes about $200,000 annually to Arizona revenues.” An executive committee of four brewers and four distributors was elected at the meeting. The distrib utor executive committeemen are Dan B. Millecam, Babbitt Bros.. Flagstaff; T. C. Wagner, Arizona Grocery Co., Phoenix; Royal B. Irving, Buxton-Smith, Tucson; and Andrew W. Liddell, Phelps-Dodge Mercantile Co., Bisbee.