Joke of the Moment
One World War II Quaker conscientious objector had been a professional
wrestler. Once when he and some other inmates of the Coshocton CPS
camp in Ohio made a trip into town, they were hassled about their
pacifism by some local youths, who insisted that only force could
change the German's views.
In response, the ex-wrestler took off his coat, challenged one of the
local boys to a match, and promptly threw the townie across the room.
He then asked the youth, "Now do you believe that force won't change
"Heck no!" the local boy hollered back.
"That's exactly my point," said the Quaker, who put on his coat and
--from Quakers Are Funny! by Chuck Fager, via rec.humor.funny.reruns
It's funny, that story mentions Coshocton. That's where my dad grew up and my grandmother still lives. I didn't realize it had a CPS
camp there once. (Also, I think it's known for Coca-Cola memorabilia.)