MANPOWER: National Service

M-day for all American manpower was fast approaching this week. On Washington's Capitol Hill two Republicans—Vermont's Senator Warren Austin, New York's Representative James Wadsworth —dropped identical bills into the legislative hoppers. The small black type of the preambles read quietly: ". . . to provide further for the comprehensive, orderly and effective mobilization of the man power and the woman power in support of the war effort."

Points of the Wadsworth-Austin bill:

> Registration of the 32,000,000 women from 18 to 50 with local Selective Service boards.

> Authorization for the drafting of...

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