Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed.
. . .Joshua, X, 12-13.
To the long line of men who have tried, like Joshua, to stop the sun while work was toward, last week was added Franklin Roosevelt.* The President asked Congress to pass a bill authorizing him to establish year-round, nationwide Daylight Saving Time.
The President called for daylight saving as a national defense measure. A mighty man is Franklin Roosevelt, with many powers unknown to Joshua, but last...