THE DANBURY REPOR?t£R
Of People and Things
The Impending Terror
In aires long ago a Psalmist said: "The
thing I most greatly feared has come t>
What a gloomy acknowledgement.
After five thousand years it still
sounds bad. . ~ „ .. -.
The thin.iv the Roosevelt-Haters pro
tended to want, but which everylx !y
knows they don't want, and which ev
erybody knows they nv>st greatly fear —
is about to c»me to pass.
The President say- he will take it ii
the people want him. The people appear
to want him. When the Democratic
hosts meet in Chicago this month, they
will give it to him.
Now the very idea of continuing this
Dictator another four years. It is really
most overwhelming-, amazing and exas
cerbescent. Representative Ploester of
Missouri says it will destroy the Ampri
The majority of the American people
must be cur-bed in their power. They
must be thwarted in their dangerous
mbition. Here we are fighting to save
* e Republic on many far-flung fronts,
./hat use is it? Why fight on if the
American majorities, our most sinister
enemies, are allowed to destroy the lie
public here at home.
Congress should be called together in
extra session to frame a constitutional
amendment to give us a new Bill of
Rig-hts by which it will be treason for a
of American voters to say who
shall be President of the United States.
In the meantime it seems there ain't
anything we can do about it:
Walter Winchell says betting amonli
the Hollywood millionaires is 3 to 1 on
Roosevelt being- elected, and that one
rich fellow offers to bet up to $50,000 on
The Raleigh News & Observer reports
that bettini?- in New York is 0 to 5 that
the President will carry .the Empire
The gamblers are rarely wrong*.
Senator Cuft'ey says Roosevelt will
carry pverv State in the Uni"-:, ; ot ex
cepting- Maine and Verm' .1.
The situation "stid »* getting- better
stid o' getting worser."
The Pol'o Epidemic
Stokes county has been fortunate so
far not to have a single case of infan
tile paralysis, while the epidemic is se
rious in many other counties. Rocking--
ham, Forsyth and Surry each have cases;
Caldwell has 22, Catawba, 58. There are
263 cases in thp State. There have been
number of deaths.
i le State health authorities have the
.nation in hand, but it is very serious.
Distinguished physicians from Johns
Hopkins and other institutions are in
the State helpin.gr to cope with the dis-
Danbnry, N. C., Thursday, July 13, 1944.
The Doom That Awaits the Nazis
The crate.- of hell must surely yawn
for the despicable Hitler and his hench
Among* their latest atrocities is the
machine gunning of '>2o innocent Ital
ian civilians because of the assasslr.a
ii n >f one Nazi by patriots, and
throwing them in a mass into a ca\e
tlie mouth of which was close* 1 v. iLh dy
A common practice is to make mass ai
rests and send them off to their deaths,
pretending- to put them in concentration
camps. The Gestapo will load sune f jr
ty or fifty in a big' truck enclosed and
when the truck moves off, turn the ex
haust pipe into the inside of the car.
When it reaches its destination of course
all the occupants are dead.
The robot bomb is another devilish in
strument which the Allies will soon con
quer, but whose use by the .Huns will
mean bad for them at the coming- trials.
The robot is meant, not for military tar
gets, but to spread death and terror
among: the defenseless men, women and
children and thus weaken morale among
It will have just the opposite effect. It
will net weaken the English morale, but
will certainly mean little mercy for the
perpetrators when they come to answer
for their unspeakable crimes.
Even the most pessimistic say it wi:l
not be longer than early 1045 before Hit
ler will be cn iven to his last stand, while
no r t all military authorities, including*
G;n.;r .I ?e;shing\ thin 1 -: the end wi"
come this year before Christmas.
Typical July Day
Thnnd?' h -' • in tho Vest. A
rain CTCV/ cruakinr from the apple tu i e
Sunt M \v--v", with their 1 '!-• w»mdering
« • es. at ;-)U. A :nel! •f new
•in>'.vn ha . • ■ w. the rnoae .
The whi.-'.le a partridge in tho wheat
.The old cow chc-wmji. lvr cud con
tentedly while she rests under the shad*,
of the oak. Queen Anne's Lace bedeck
ing- the path. A farmer asleep on the
porch, waiting- for the sun to shine a lit
tle less hot. Gladiolas in the garden.
Robins digging- worms on the lawn. The
steady din of gas tankers going up the
road. Honeysuckle scenting the high
way. The rustle of the growing com.
The smell of fragrant weeds. The soft
wind from the South, presaging show
ers. Roasting ears for dinner tomorrow.
Watermelon in the ice box. *
Ah, good old summer time. /" -fr*
PUBLISHED THt PAYS'
Ha, Ha, Ha.
Old Eisenhour and his supreme com
mand evidently have the stuff, and are
beginning to use it. The Hun hordes
are disentegrating under the most fear
ful smashing in history. The German
radio savs the Allied barrage exceeds
anything t'-at has ever gone befoi'e. It
admits a "strategy utterly new in the
history of warfare."
A Gorman war correspondent, Cliris
t 'V von says: , i :• 'hos in X i
mandy are presenting an utterly new
strategy which neither the German hi.u 1 :
command nor any other command ever
had to cone with."
He adds: "All military rules have gone
by the board. Our Hinterland is under
perpetual bombardment by enemy
air forces and artillery, even naval guns,
of an intensity never before matched el
even dreamed of."
It is pleasing- to contemplate that the
Lords of War, the invincible Junkers,
the superior race that says war is neces
sary, and war is indispensable in the
development of the super-rulers to
world control, are getting in the neck in
sickening- doses the medicine they love
Let them tak,e it and like it as they
retrograde toward Berlin, tuck-tailed.
* The War
4 " ' '* *v.
Every day the news is better.
In the Pacific the Japs are no match
for the Americans anywhere. With our
fleet, the most powerful in history,
standing" guard and during* the rats to
come out and fight: with our complete
mastery of the air. and with our armies
occupying nunc and more of their is
land*. .'.iii(i with our big planes now in
striki !v distance of the Philippines and
Tokyo, the sun of the Jap is steadily de
clining- to its long home in the sea of
The t offensive in France is stead
ily • ■ai'.ering; !' i\>.- as the Allies unload
tro ' • ■ -u. 1 irate!iel. and the Hun ar
mie • ;• • . v -'•« retracing their way to
w.iu; *v' i"h H'iii be occupied at no
(' v by the armies of freedom.
in iia'v T he Germans are putting UP
stiff resistance, but nowhere are thev
able to stop the Americans, the Br i : i
and tlie French.
While in Poland, the Russiar are now
,Within less than 20 miles of O; r M to-.--
•rttory, and soon will be lcnrtr fai'-ht
for Berlin. The Russia- S jvn J-'MlOl'ted
to have used only about p>s division,
while their total i-; 600 divisions.'
Counting- 15,000 to n division, this means
nine millions o* soldiery—a force so gi
gantic and powerful that nothing can
It can't be long now.