CIVIL FRONT: Hamilton Plan

Month ago the manufacturing city of Hamilton, Ohio (pop. 52,000) stirred with awakened patriotism. It wanted to do something about U. S. national defense, didn't know where to begin. Captain Arthur D. Fille of Hamilton's one National Guard company gave it an opening. Personnel and morale of his company were low, said he, because Guardsmen couldn't afford to give up their salaries for the three weeks' training period (pay: $1 a day) at camp this summer, were afraid that if they did they might not be able to get their jobs back....

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