The poor people of Booger Hollow, Ark., deep in the Ozark Mountains, had taken years & years to save $75 toward building a community house. Last week they invested the $75 in defense bonds, reported the matter to Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson. Said they: "What good is a community house without freedom?"


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