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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - June 9, 1940, Charleston, West Virginia WEATHER Local showers and thunderstorms Sunday and Monday not much change in temperature 36 PAGES 94 TBS CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA SUNDAY MORNING JUNE 9 1940 FIVE CENTS French Yield Before Tank Hordes MEN 18 TO 65 FACING FORCED ARMY DRILL Plan Backed ByPershing War Smoke Death Pall Deal for Arms Seen Dragging U S Into Chaos X PRINCETON N J June 8 which would re- quire military training for sry man in America between 18 and 65 will be introduced in con- grass within the next week Colonel Julius Ochs Adler vice president and general manager of the New York Times said Condemning the current system voluntary recruiting for the army and navy as inadequate Call Million Annually WASHINGTON June 8 -j military for American youth in time would call to the colors annually and cost taxpayers an estimated the first year informed sources said Talk of universal training was given impetus by President Roosevelt who indicated day that he might be weighing advisability of such a course For the most part congress re- acted cautiously to the obviously waiting for public opinion to British Liner Four Men Killed 300 Are Rescued From Carinthia LONDON 8 Two hundred survivors of torpedoed liner Carinthia were landed at a British port late night and 100 others were re- j ported en route to harbor in an- other ship The vessel converted i into an auxiliary cruiser was marine an admiralty announcement said t General John J Pershing above commander of the American army an- Saturday in favor of compulsory military training for American men and also advocated United States assistance to the lies times of Colonel Adler j told alumni and students at ton university that the danger to is great and urged port of the measure Adler is an officer in the try reserve was ed several times for bravery World war He is active in the Military Training Camps sociation which is sponsoring the Compulsory training In outlining the proposal the New York newspaper executive explained that every male zen and aliens who have taken put first citizenship papers who between the ages of 18 and 65 would be required to register for military service STUDIES DATA Not fleecy clouds of spring over a peaceful seaside scape but billows of the smoke of battle on the man front As one draws nearer the rumble of artillery grows deafening the hoarse shouts of fighting men mingle with the Two warships which went to cries of the dying shells whine and shriek and the nostrils are Carinthia's assistance tried to tow assailed with the smell of powder smoke and blood Not her into port but were forced to ant rhj warfare cut loose when the ship filled modern sank The Carinthia a veteran of the transatlantic service was built in The admiralty The admiralty regrets to an- that HMS Carinthia Cap tain J F D Barett an armed chant cruiser was torpedoed by U-boat and subsequently sank Two officers and two ratings lost their lives when the ship was hit The remainder of the officers and the ships company has been saved The German high command earlier today reported the sinking of an enemy auxiliary cruiser of 14.000 tons northwest of Ireland L Wide Front Weygand Gives Up Somme Positions Under Fierce Drive Allies Fall Back 15 to 38 Miles i From Aisne to Sea as Foe Hurls i Machines Into Offensive By The United Germany threw 20 fresh motorized divisions and thousands of reserve tanks into the battle Saturday and by fall had forced the armies of Generalissimo Maxime j to fall back 15 to 38 miles from the Aisne to the sea The new divisions were hurled at the center of the French a Powerful tank units had smashed through to Forges ALLIES RENEW BID TO RUSSIA a- strong foothold south of the Aisne in the sector just east i iof Soissons L estimated that tank were thrown Into th battle south Abbeville and to 300 broke through Financing of Defense Ban Mapped Turkey Assists in Entente Efforts BUCHAREST June 8 general staff night called more men to the colors They will report Tuesday ISTANBUL Turkey June 8 Measure to Raise Yearly Adds Taxpayers WASHINGTON June 8 house ways and means and Great Brit- The announcement apparently re- committee tonight completed work on a financing the aid of Turkey are ferred to Carinthia plan to raise a year new revenue and an- making strong lure i it was writing laws to ban the creation of any new Soviet Russia into war millionaires il was Asked by Leopold i TIME IS NEEDED matic Waves of British Planes Riddle Germany's Troops Supply Lines LONDON June 8 of British bombers working in unison with the Allied armies in France fully attacked German troop concentrations and supply lines leaving flaming wreckage in their wake the air ministry said tonight Eighteen German planes were destroyed A systematic bombing of German troops motorized col communication lines and ammunition dumps as wen as a series of attack on military objectives in northwest many were carried out British Policy Held Rights ROME June 8 mier Benito Mussolini the man Brussels who will decide been put at his disposal Italy is to enter the war on BERLIN June 8 Leopold who surrendered his army to the has asked the International Red Cross to take charge of Tils children now living in France a usually reliable informant said today Leopold was understood to have taken up residence in Laeken which had bv the defense system to Forges An additional 2.000 tanks were engaged elsewhere along tha p front the French believed the total representing teast two-thirds of the entire German reserve It was said income tax to approximately th at Moscow Serial numbers on German tanks showed the anti quil u said the were sending replacements to I I I I P A inK more from Labonne British and French rect from VI I i T list ot income taxpayer will be ambassadors to Russia Turkish The French th had f d to up brought before the house Tuesday Ambassador Ali Haydar Aktay was positions on the important river barrier between for All-Day authoritatively to be Germans and said they were yielding ground in committee's statement the groundwork for the Allies the and south of Aisne diplomatic offensive struggle which was taking a heavy toll Extensions Work to Be Asked side was told that Great Britain is a serious J Prince Albert Felix and Princess were said to grandmother ing program moved rapidly ert L- after the group nes were to ward completion city mel in an arduous all-day session attempt prepared for a special meeting Thf statement said that the com- of tne war in the event Tuesday at 8 p m to apply for has assigned its experts and to During times of peace Adler to right t olive i Josephine Charlotte continued the would he lth Characterization of Britain as Dowager Queen Elizabeth that citizens and aliens having first papers between the ages of 21 and a menace to Italian aspirations southern France 45 would be subject to call for was made R report to Duce i See PERSHING ASKS Page 2 j detailing the affect on Italian TWO DlP economy of the Allied naval ade Charleston talk of the town A CARTOON that sparkles with wholesome good humor and friendliness It vAU concern persons you know A NEW FEATURE BEGINS MONDAY The report made by Minister Storm I Strikes Michigan short time extensions The Tuesday meeting is limited to the one thing f Both the wording of the call vast df the absence from the city of Councilman Guy VanHorn profiteering hills would he ready chairman of a special committee were being diked in by French reinforcements that The withdrawals admitted by the high command to Paris left the Germans within 50 to 60 miles of the capital at which most from the bloody ridge of Chemin des Dames near tion of undue i in of their snid that these speculation pointed out that to the English channel Cripps visited Athens for not later to study the chamber of com- he opening of the next be planning to return merce's offer to finance a study and that could he made garian capital before proceeding of municipal government here reactive to apply to income of the to Moscow Nazis Hurl Stuka Planes in Fight French Foothold Aisne Lost I j uc i uv t j of Economic Warfare Luca DETROIT June 8 wl Prevent consideration of that 1940 calendar year said that the activities I persons were dead i today as result j matler at meeting of the British contraband con- i of a severe wind and thunderstorm i until July 1 trol have shown Italy that in which struck several parts fWA will situation like that existing in the Michigan for of th pending Mediterranean her liberty of A Detroit man was killed by urged unlimited American arms gress and get on with the political tion her right to live and the very j lightning on a golf course at for his allies of World war conventions but a solid bloc of some oh possibility of working and son where several minor See TIME NEEDED Page 2 Republicans stood squarely in the warning I ing can from one moment to an- were started and streets oj attaining that other be annulled or seriously flooded by a deluge of threatened by a proportions Near Jackson a youth drowned in a lake on which a wind whipped up Daily Almanac waves A circus tent collapsed at Port injuring two person endangering several hundred j nation charged that lied contraband authorities had in- ed would have forced Italy to re- veal her military secrets had failed to respect Italian mail and had generally been guilty of TT gal interference with Italian U 5 I SHANGHAI China June 8 Sarazen Ties Little at 287 Snead Blows Up in National Open Final is increasingly sive over the effect that a par with final scores of 287 for the 72 holes Lawson Little and Gene i Saturday's reached a the day was much more Meanwhile indications able than the past several that Italy was about to LMe lml been Showers starting about don her status of victory in Europe might to cool things down con- The foreign office on the far ant may The dropped publication t to remedy its relations Cleveland and will meet Sunday Y Mm 83 at 6 p m to 70 degrees at ah said tonight that The Fascist the a view toj n a meet Russian and Anglo-French BERLIN June 8 PARIS June 8 Adjournment in southeastern Europe Germans hurled their Stuka French high command The long Saturday session was now much In fommon it was i bombers back into the battle of ed tonight that the Germans held under the spur of admin and the Soviet Union's tonight in a blasting won a strong foothold on tration leader to adjourn con- cent tack high command the heights just Luth of tte observers aa a hands is progressing Aisne as the French jly south of the Somme between Aumale and I southwest of the was driven back 15 to 20 miles nal south of the Somme under the 1 The German air force conducted onslaught of 20 fresh German armed reconnaissance of divisions the harbor of Dover m C Tlle command reported that But the high command for the the Fronch bendinS to Italy zen tied for the National Open championship Saturday at Canterbury Country club in championship Saturday at Co land and will morning in a playoff of 18 holes SEASON iron SUCKERS ALWAYS OPEN Sunsets I people are on the eve of a Sun and Moon j emn event Sun rose A front page editorial In the Pacific it was reported today j but warned the Authoritative foreign sources was disqualified and his score a for top money to maintain the present status In I Ed Oliver of Hornell N Y Moon sets that lf Italy enters the these reports said that nullified when he started his I and Rome is bombed then five during the past week the nal 15 minutes before his English cities immediately would had been increasingly scheduled time D m be bombed in retaliation j toward Americans in the Shanghai j See DUCE STUDIES Page 2 larea Sunday a m 69 Saturday 90 70 Hourly Readings m a m a m a m a m a m p m p m p m p m Airport 711 p ra 70 p m 76 p m 81 p British Experts Expect Main Nazi Attack on Swiss Border p m 35 p p m p m p m LONDON June 8 ish experts still hesitant to be- lieve that failure of blitzkrieg legions to de- stroy the Weygand line in France means anything but that the real attack has not begun suggested directly across the Alps on France's southeastern frontier Three quarters based their be- lief on the theory that ferocious and costly as they were the ent German attacks on the gand line might be only a feint today that Adolf Hitler might be I preliminary to the real attack Aid the War Sufferers The need Is desperate and Will grow Send cash or check to Charleston Chapter American Cross 201 Duffy St or your contribution with your name and address at Mall for delivery to toa chapter aiming at a completely new at- tack with Italy's aid through Switzerland According to these experts Germany might attack land from the Black area crossing the Swiss Rhine frontier between and Lake Con- stance and then swing westward into France Italy time It was suggested might attack France The present speculative tion here was a strange one though characteristic It was that Allied sources were trying to ex- plain away n series of unusually hopeful developments by con- vincing themselves that the hopes were illusory Reluctantly informants ted that the situation was but quickly qualified fee BRITISH EXPECT Page SAM SNEAD for- mer White Sulphur Springs pro who shattered par day to set a new record of 67 for opening dny competition tn an Open tournament blew up in the final rounds Saturday and took a horrible 81 to finish far back Henry interesting story of the tournament along with many sidelights will be found on the sports pages Republican Leader Joseph W Martin said that his followers would be joined with enough to prevent adjournment until the present International crisis has passed He snid that the country wants congress to remain on the job and he went on the dio to say that congress must re- main in session to gently and thoroughly with new problems confronting us Reduced Salient features of the new hill include an additional revenue annually by ducing personal exemptions on In- comes increasing surtaxes andj raising the present corporation tax rales by 1 per cent rary five-year super tax of 10 per cent on most levies to raise im estimated an- and authority for the treasury to exceed tlic S'ta.flOO.- 000.000 debt limit by 000 The While House snid today that Mr nnl to ask for more than the mately in defense appropriations and authorizations at this time Presidential Secretary Stephen T Early described as false re- Cushion Averts Lightning Death RICHWOOD June S burned M i s s Ella Groves of Canvas near here credited a feather cushion night tor the fact that she was still alive Miss Groves was sitting on her front porch swing this noon About a slorm blew up Lightning flashed around the house struck a nearby ly wire and blazed to Whore she leaned against the side of the swing Miss Groves i was badly burned about the arm i and chest The physician railed to attend her said that fact she was siting on feather cushion I probably saved her life i fourth successive day refrained der powerful blows of fresh from any specific claims of German forces but said that ground ress although it was insisted that was being yielded only foot by foot the defense been broken through all along its a struggle from the English channel coast to Tne Germans today said the gap northwest of evening communique have their effort on a wide front t WM here running from Aumale 25 should not he attached -T the paucity of official south of Abbeville to Noyon U of progress on the French front miles north of Compiegne and 52 It was that the miles from Paris man high command had I this In similar caution during the g s Ue In Kutan In P l K ln the Po gee NAZIS HURT Pase J defense line of the Somme and righting is now going on 15 to 20 1 miles south of the river In Normandy region German pressure slackened after an ar- mored force of 200 to 300 tanks had smashed across the Bresle river to Forges Les Eaux 38 miles south ot Abbeville to In planning airplane orders Shows HUNTINGTON June 8 the world's best ers were fighting it out at Cleveland turf fans gathered at Ol f Belmont park in New York see lake the historic Belmont Stakes and prove that he's something more than just another galloper Your Chance was second Andy K third in the six horses U S Officials Due in Valley For Study of Air Field Site A comprehensive survey of the Kanawha valley will be made within the next few days by the airports section of the civil aero- nautics authority with a view of greatly improving airport in the vicinity of Charleston While an official statement Washington was lacking to firm that Impression it was ln preliminary plans to engaged by British understood in aviation A airport in this Nazi Flyers Raid Britain and Paris LONDON June 8 man airplanes invaded English skies again tonight and cles here Dint high officials of valley The a southeast coast town government are primarily make the survey was Searchlights picked out the with completion of the t west planes as they approached Huntington's popularrion has grown I huge preparedness program Airways Inc which operates ule English coast the sea from in 1930 to recommend that necessary municipal airport at and passed over the center of tha census figures announced steps be lakon to important with officials m town Anti-aircraft guns fired at today by Miss Virginia A in the Charleston several days ago them until the British fighters ap field of supervisor disclosed service airplanes if a serious j Three proposals were laid before to take over the fight i Chamber of commerce arises j Jack United Press j conceding the increase not A B McMullen chief of the 1 Improvement of the present racing editor gives you the de- meet their expectations declared ports section of the CAA Is airport Wertz Field tails of this feature the gain compares very uled to arrive in Charleston this PARIS June 9 Sunday anti aircraft on today's sporU pages other stats cities W It to make a survey ston 2 Levelling of a hilltop In the I went into 4 m today of three I See U S OFFICIALS Page p m V a
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