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Daily Capital News (Newspaper) - June 20, 1941, Jefferson City, Missouri DAILY Jefferson Citys Lending Leased Wire of the Associated Press and the United Press PUBLISHED WEEKDAY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY VOL XXX NO 84 JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI FRIDAY JUNE 20 1941 PRICE FIVE CENTS 9 British Troops Enter Suburbs 9 Of Damascus House Quits for Week in London Says Full Oc Expected Within Few Hours LONDON Friday June Representative Force Attendance at Sessions Throughout Week Senate Fixes July 3 as Tentative Date for Final Session The house quit for the week in to cut said Rep O A Mallow the midst of a row sine die adjournment a short Maries county farmer Ive beer here all session 1 time after the senate set willing to work until midnight s five for s Tnv 3 But weve fiddled our time and Free French forces were reported today in Lon don to have fought their way into the suburbs of Damascus with full occupation of the Syrian cap ital expected perhaps in a mat ter of hours tive sights for a July 3 date Rep Bert Cooper D Noda way county observing that the Senate was working toward ses sions end two weeks hence ask ed that a call of the house be made for next Monday that that But weve fiddled away our time j Ive been here since March ting a dollar a day and paying a day board I suppose supposed to stay here next Teacher Fined for Part In Flogging Found of Common As sault by Jury Ousts U Consuls M In Finland Mobilizes Armed Forces not making expenses and losing my oats too Its unfair Its very strange that some the representatives work al of the members get exorcized week including Friday and just because someone suggests trying to adjourn added Majority Floor Leader H P The Cairo correspondent of D Cole county and other Ive known all along we rs British news agency said the members jumped to their feet in I protest A call of the house would au ter allied troops heavily supported by British bombers and fighters smashing toward lie heart of the ancient capital Artillery Into Action i A written second to the mo Military circles in Jerusalem signed by Cooper and 10 the arrest of who failed to appear going to Two Withdraw duly elected representativ said French artillery had shelled British forces advancing toward Damascus along the road from captured and that snipers had fired on allied soldiers from vantage points on the of Jebel Kabl Earlier the French fensive of the central front was re ported to have been stayed and Rallied progress was said to have been made along the Lebanon coast toward Beirut Warned at last of the resolute j nature of their foe by the French counteroffensive bej tween Damascus and Beirut which reached almost to the Pal estine frontier the British were reported to have done with par leys before Damascus and un leashed an attack on the Syrian capital which was converging from the East South and West No Response other representatives followed as protests mounted Farmer Calls It Unfair This is a busy season and I wont be able to be here next got 35 acres of oats mernbers es of the people arent interest to be here they dont need to come Theres no rea son for a motion like this to be As the protests continued Rep A H Steinbeck Franklin county one of the 10 who had seconded Coopers motion with Continued on Page 8 County Draff Board Names 18 Selectees For First July Call Officials Announce Questionnaires Mailed to AH Registrants The Cole county selective ser vice board last night released the names of the 18 registrants who Apparently the French had not responded to a reported will answer the first July can and turn by the British commander I announced that all Sir Henry Maitland Wilson ants in the county have been demanding surrender of the their questionnaires ital by am Thursday The initial June quota will m The Middle East command Hitler Victory Would Not Harm American Commerce Nye Says KANSAS CITY June Gerald P Nye RND told an America First audience tonight it was foolish to assume the United States foreign trade would suffer in event of a Hitler victory He characterized Great Brit ain as this greatest competitor asserting that Eng positions just to the south of the while a British military Jn Jerusalem previ of Mezze important airport but Bert Bruce Jeffery Lester Schubert John Harold Scott Hale Elbert Roy Payne Henry Lewis reet John Julius Yanskey the seas than she does suicide What she wants is complete domination of the seas Even if our foreign trade would suffer if Hitler wins he said it only would contribute about 3 to 4 per cent of our economic dependence Declaring America is lost completely unless it adheres to experience he gave the US A chance to CAMDENTON Mo June jury of Ozark menfolk i convicted school teacher Aldyl thea Keeth of common assault toj day ior her part in the cato flogging of 23yearold j Max Circuit Judge H Jackson fined her 100 then set July 23 for hearing of a moj tion for a new trial j The jury deliberated two hours j after hearing the 26yearold j teacher relate that she struck Caldwell only three or four times lightly and then only be cause she feared Robert Murrell would shoot if she did not obey him She said Eldon Mo handed j her the whip and her to give him few lash es for the sake of womanhood how elicited Keeth at no Soviet Clash Frantic Mobilization of Russian Troops Re ported in Helsinki HELSINKI June Finland fearful of having to take an unwilling role in new war prepared for the worst tonight by ordering time during the whipping had I Up all reserves suddenly pro Dr Murrel actually threatened j cadets to officers and restricting rail travel to facilitate troop transport and other military Finn Leaders Crisis Near Germany Fear German jAs Rumors Fly Over Europe Italy Demand i Reports of Actual Conflict Still Without Con Completion of Turkish Accord Tak I en as Signal for Impending Nazi Stroke LONDON June Increasing belief that war j between Germany and Soviet Russia is drawing nearer was I expressed tonight by diplomatic observers at the end of a day of mounting reports and rumors On ever from the Miss her Others Await Trial Miss Keeth was on a charge of felonious Prosecuting attorneys asking that Miss Keeth be sent lp prison for five years contended in argu ments to the jury that she con spired with Miss Rhoads andDr Murrell to flog Caldwell Defense attorneys denied the conspiracy charge and asserted their client participated in the whipping only land no more wants freedom of because she feared for her life if she refused The state accused her and her roommate Miss Hilda Rhoads 25 of whipping 45 minutes in an Osage beach cab 3 miles to the west Sam jr and Edward In the rought central district Smith the command announced the rej wiu leave July 2 at f capture of which the and wju assigned to the If British reached on th first Jefferson Barracks induction stal III of the campaign and the suri Eckstrom on Stand Trial rounding of the French forces said that frontier On the Lebanon coast the Brit Qf ch in address j ish said their forces maae do SQ Several already I 01 returned because the no longer his old address Physical Lack Manpower French communiques from Husband Asks Singer Marion Talley to Uphold Testimony LOS ANGELES June G Eckstrom ap pealed sobbingly to his estrang ed wife Marion Talley today to confirm his testimony in her suit for divorce and sole custody of in home Murrell this spring while Dr Miss Rhoads fiance held a pistol pointed at the Bag nell Mo resort guide Miss filed a complaint mm of moves Finnish leaders are con that in the event of war between Germany and Russia Finland probably will become involved The fiances of such be real sive mi A pi all regular army officers swiftly followed the call up of midnight Fur ther it was announced a short cut has been taken in the matter of army and navy cadets who are being graduated immediate ly and commissioned as ants pulling later withdrew rape but charge She and Dr Murrell are a ing trial Miss Rhoads on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon One of the reports considered most significant was an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Gote borg Sweden quoting a message from Stockholm that travelers from Russia to Finland had seen a frantic along the railway from Moscow to Lenin grad There was no substantiated news of any further concrete move since yesterdays signature of the friendship pact The reports and rumors however blew thick and fast Announcement of the friendship accord was interpreted here as an infallible sign that Adolf Hit ler is planning some bold new military stroke Official quarters said their lat est reports were that some 2000 000 German troops are poised along the fron tier from the Baltic to the Black Sea facing the Soviet armies Among other reports was one that the Tiflis radio in southern Rus sia had declared the Soviet Union Withdrawals Envoys Charged Aiding Espion age July 15 Deadline BERLIN June o Retaliating in almost exact reference in the da Fly account by degree for the United States would make no further attempts to appease Hitler and that hence forth demands would be refused The report drew a diplomatic correspondent of the Press Association British news service Informed quarters said they nothing to substantiated roundabout reports from Turkey troops Russian crossed the frontier in the southeastern section Dispatches from Ankara never quoted Nazi circles there as saying all signs point to war with Russia The Tiflis report that Russia has abandoned her policy would support other advices that the Red army itself is pressing Stalin to resist Hitler Observers here declared the Red army not only had learned many lessons in the war with Finland but had studied the Greek and Crete campaigns with utmost care Gasoline Ration the years active service as previous ly required Frantic Mobilization j The British News Agency Ex Sweden that elers from Russia to Finland had I From the witness stand Miss Keeth related this story of the flogging Dr Murrel in a mood told Caldwell to told of a frantic mobilization Moscow to Leningrad with the TT 11t f J I A line blocked by troops and matj vicious I erial Predicted Effects of Defense Hit Consumer in Rumored Moves start en examination and Vichy admitted the French classification of the registrants their had run its course wju proceed as rapidly as possi for lack of fresh manpower The The board hopes to complete the task before the July French forces ware described as The opera and movie singers talking soon after the two tered the cabin and the aid What do you mean Can Take It You know what I mean Can you take your medicine like a man Max again said he didn t know what Dr Murrell meant but said if youve got anything to give me I can take it like a The osteopath holding a pistol i The Finnish people displayed j WASHINGTON June I outward calm and quietly effects of the defense the order defense measures were brought sharply though the military preparations home to consumers when ft exhausted by the 12 day old un equal struggle The communique declared the French were holding however j against counterattacks on position they had gained in southern mentary registration MUSIC 10 1 one time voice coach was telling iho an incident in his York trained on Caldwel maae the latter remove his shirt and get on the floor Then he handed a to Miss and told her to start Miss Rhoads using both hands Continued on Page 8 studio when Miss Talley there a year ago to take custody of the child Miss Talley previ testified Eckstrom Do you know this wo m i Susan man I What I actually said was Do Vichy dispatches expressed j LOS ANGELES June jyou know who this nice woman doubt that the British actually musical programs in inj your really had discarded their plants to relieve workers in the attempt to tension were proposed Damascus heightened public apprehension The Government has been mov Continued on St Lawrence Seaway Info Use by 1 Wai Earliest WASHINGTON June house rivers and harbors committee was told today that with the best of luck navigation could begin on the proposed St Lawrence in December 1944 and that 2200000horsepow er of electrical energy would be available 12 months later the government ordered a cut in j the of rubber spoke of the possibility of gasoline ra j tion cards for eastern motorists j and sought to freeze gasoline pri ces at existing levels for the time being Officials of the Office nf Pro duction Management declarer that rubber consumption would be cut to arale of about 600000 tons annually in the last six months of 1941 At con sumption is proceeding at rate of 817000 tons annually The possibility of gasoline ra tion cards for eastern motorists i arose today as officials m Although infantry and at tacks southwest of Damascus j More than 10000 delegates rep were reported repulsed the resenting every state in the union French described British tactics gathered at the opening of tne as attempted infiltration by 22nd biennial nine day an and detachments operating under cover of Right testified Then ad today to j dressing Miss Talley directly he i the National Federation of Music j sobbed Isnt that right Isnt that what I said Meat Packers Named in Indictment General Thomas M ed ways of Robins of the army engineers said I those estimates were conditioned j on congressional approval of a United agree ment to undertake the project the ened oil shortage in the eastern j area of the country i Interior Secretary Ickes told his press conference that a ra tion card system was one of the CHICAGO June availability of appropriations by i things under consideration The snger seemingly on the I Three huge meat packing firms I and as speedy action by Cani rigid restrictions on verge of tears made no j and nine other organizations and ada on its share of the a use of became reply Eckstrom wept for a time officials were indicted by federal j tion necessary He previously haam rather than an allout attack Lutheran Convention Names 12 Candidates FORT WAYNE Ind June candidates for four vice presidential posts were nom today by delegates attend ing the triennial Luthern Missouri j choruses and smaller mu synod convention here The followed the election of Dr John W Behnken of Chicago who was named president for his tr T n convention i Men and women in our indus trial plants are working under great ension and a period of mu 1 sic would do much to relieve the strain Mrs C Lloyd Billman of I Manilla Ind chairman of the led j civic music division told lne s a them 1 Industrial establishments in a number of states have organized musical groups among their em cloyes she said In Arkansas 13 bands six orchestras five corn jury today on charges of Chairman j dies ted however that the first government an conservation then resumed his testimony He denied charges that himself his indictment was the second proposed seaway and power sites j Asked a ration trust fund for money was the course of their dispute would work Ickes who is oi co details had dep i ers attorney and not his ovn i of food lowering the cost h f make the order closing German consul ates in America Germany to night requested the United States to shut up its consul ates in nearly all Germany and most ofthe oc countries charging the American representatives with engaging in espionage propaganda and other activi ties hostile to the Reich American em ployes were charged with sheltering British spies mak ing maps and by code and se cret documents pass along information on military and eco nomic her occupa measures The Italian government acted I i concert almost i the closing of all A It territories Express Offices Closed Offices of the American Ex press Co also were ordered closed and its employes removed from the country Italy reserved the right to take similar action This was a further adoption of the President action last Monday in asking the padlocking of the German Library of Infor mation the German railways and tourist office and the Trans news service in the United Stales In a note handed to Charge dAffaires Leland Morris the German foreign ministry asked the United States to close its con in Germany Norway Holland Belgium Luxembourg Occupied France Serbia and Greece by July 15 or five days after Germany is expected to close her consulates in the United States The same date was set for the closing of the American Express Co offices 21 Consulates Affected Twentyfour German consul ates in the United States and i territories were affected by the I United States request while 10 i consulates and 67 officials and American employes in Germany proper were affected by the Ger man counter measure j There are approximately 11 j other consulates with about the same number of personnel in the i occupied countries I The congressional directory lists 23 American consulates in CAMBRIDGE Mass June the countries enumerated by the German note Be Turned Corps Sergeant OAKLAND Calif June looks like Rowdy is going to wind up in the air corps Out of the froth of litigation stirred up by a provision inthe will of Mrs Clara L S Edger ton lato mistress or dering the little fox terrier killed two developments took shipe late today 1 The death sentence prob ably will be ignored legally of course because nobody involved in the case lias any desire to see Rowdy executed 2 When the necessary legal are made the four year old terrier probably will be turned over to Sergeant Alfred C Bowes a do glover from the Hamilton Field army air base This afternoon Superior Judge T W Harris obtained a pledge from Cyril Marella at torney for the executor of the late Mrs will that the dog would not be killed un less the probate court so decided For Oxford University Awards President De gree at Cambridge Roosevelt told of Great Britains sical organizations have been formed in industrial plants and 17 mill towns of Rhode Island Expulsion of Italian Consuls Anticipated After Fascists Order Out U S Envoys ordinator said no been worked out Ickes previously had told an ip added emergency conference of approx I 300 representatives of the oil industry unity of effort was imper ative to defend democracy Fe our very national existence 3s chancellor of Oxford conferred Seven more American consul LOW ui o i t oldest university and of his alma j ates are affected oy ihe Italian muler todav that this country i closing order fisht for freedom and that j The United States charged tnat would rather die on our German consulates were engaged feet than live on our knees I in activities harmful to American In a setting that made academic welfare and DNB history beneath the eirns of Har vard Americas oldest university British Ambassador Lord Halifax ma agency declared the conduct of United States con sular and travel agency employes long has been highly objection WASHINGTON June States would no have orchestras and a large mixed i third three year term Two incumbent vice presidents were renominated They were j the Rev Henry Grueber of waukee present first vice dent and the Rev Herman Harms j of Davenport la second vice namcO president i The election will be held tomor WEATHER purge of Italian consuls from the United States was re ported virtually certain tonight to follow an axis doubleplay against American representativ es which brought diplomatic re lations even nearer a complete break action in ordering DES MOINES Is June I American consuls out of the Henry Gadd Harmon Reich and 40 president of William Woods j countries was fully anticipated college Fulton Mo today was i here when Nazi edness and drive Ralph K Davies deputy pe eject cities especially Berlin coordinator added that as are American officers hold ing broad readjustments may be no in the industry during The axis moves led to increas diplomatic and ed conjecture in the capital on status The state department jre prime immediate should be ex live of the conference lf be at stake in the prepar the president the able old English honorary doctorate of civi law Precedent was shattered as Ox Cite Six The agency Instances listed six in consuls as stances compiled by responsi ble sources in which American ford held its convocation during 290th coi at j consuls and employes ac which Lord Halifax received an of intrigues injurious to honorary doctorate laws the German state ho of an holds that these should be ex live of the conference was to The British ambassador A highlight among ne charges relations eluded from the expulsion ease so far as possible the east the presidential degree j was that Alfred w and Gemany because exercise shortage expected to result amid a panoply of Old World consul general at fir i from transfer of the mony duplicating as closely as used coae in oficia nd l Missouri Fair and continued war Friday Temperatures high 88 low 58 River Stages Jefferson Kansas City 183 Fall 01 175 Fall 07 Boonville 206 Fail 12 ASt Thomas 77 Fall 16 Hermann 203 Fall 03 Lake of Ozarks 2 foot below named president of Drake vere directed last Monday to sity Des Moines succeeding Dr J eave this country fay July 10 Daniel W Morehouse who died Jan 21 the United State 1 and Italy There was no tion tonight however that the L American government was ready embassy staff of to take the initiative in step of gether with 11 such i and Expulsion of Italian embassy staff of 10 in Rome and tic duties The of cons ave the United vil American tanker ships possible academic ritual within tne Of Oxford Major General presidential seven attaches Unaffected by the orders would close consulates in 49 ct However the fact that ies in the United States and its also ordered American consuls possessions and force the de the state department s view i to leave the territory under parture of about 55 consular of four diplomatic officials I control by July samej deadline set fay As a result of the an with consul in an at tempt to impart alleged German government Ed win M Watson presidential plans of invading Belgium Bol price administrator addressing aide acted as proxy for Mr land and saia meeting requested oil Roosevelt in receiving the degree j this occurred in oi laos and dealers throughout the and read the presidents message and the spring oi 1940 Jacobsen former em ploye of the consulate general Oslo Norway was alleged to j county Rot to advance prices Halifax read the text of ter with the fne degree which cited Mr Roose oi production as one is still bringing VC J V OO Oj m i i the material help required to se have been found in possession oi Greece and one in Yugoslavia Engineer Dies But the United States wiil have NEW June i no diplomatic or john Muhlfield 68 railroad j 1 cure the final defeat of lawlessness and aggression numerous documents on German No Help Wanted ij als left in Belgium the consulting engineer and an aui MEMPHIS Tenn June lands Norway on locomotive design whether I ordered diplomatic officials occupation measures and troop movements when he reached the frontier on a 19 to Moscow obtained the papers former employe of the Management has asked was little doubt that the United However in gome European but allowed to remain today in Harkness pavilion i army can find a job fitting James from a former employe ot tne the Dismukes talents when hes inj consul Dr Frank ana rr i i n linn tamer I on Page 8 illness
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