Full of rearmament plans but temporarily checked by what the law schools term a "conflict of law," the Army has been impatiently marking time. All dressed up, it had no place to go. For President Roosevelt, while authorized to spend more than Congress has appropriated for Army pay, food, clothing for new recruits, was prohibited by law from doing the same for housing, hospitalization and transportation. And without funds the Army could not move men, had to shelve temporarily its plans for improved living quarters and medical facilities at numerous bases in...

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