CONSERVATION: Poor Young Men

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Mary Teresa Norton, Representative from New Jersey and friend of Boss Frank Hague, last fortnight introduced a bill to make the Civilian Conservation Corps permanent. Said she, "I hope Congress acts promptly. . . ."

Prompt to act was Kentucky's Andrew Jackson May, chairman of the House Military Affairs Committee. Preoccupied with Rearmament, he last week had another amendment to the present CCC act expiring June 1940, providing that in CCC "not less than two nor more than five hours a week be devoted to military training."

"These boys," said he,...

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