You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Independent Record (Newspaper) - August 6, 1945, Helena, Montana Invest in Victory Buy Bonds Today Vol. 257 d August 6, 1945 Back Attack With War Bonds Price Five Bomb Dropped Witness Says French Hid Food General Gives Petain Credit for Work of Underground Factories By Relman Morin Aug. Pico testified at the treason trial of Marshal Petain today that French troops were ordered by Gen. Maxine gand at the time of the stice to hide all military They concealed francs of war materiel from the Germans and an equal amount of food and raw materials by the end of 1942, he said underground at the order of started building machine-gun riers as early as 1941 and 270 of them in one The general said Petain lated him for his part in the and ordered him to con- his Laval knew of this but he did not appear to be the witness said the French hid and produced enough equipment for 24 except for heavy artillery and General a previous was French commander at the time of the Called Patriot Pierre French gate to the United Nations confer at San sent Sen. Hiram Foe of Dies in Washington Aug. Sen. W. Johnson of militant opponent of the League of Nations nnd the San Francisco charter for United Nations died today at 71) Mrs. Johnson was with licr husband when ho His lit. Col. W. left San Francisco lust night by plane but failed arrive before the His political activities over a third of a tury covering some of the most stirring events in tho nation's A striking figure in the ate since first elected to con- gress in 1016, he played a ing part in defeating President Wilson's of covenant and later in ing United adherence to tho world Stalin Makes First Bid for Power In Mediterranean Disposition of Former Italian Holdings To Cause Controversy Aug. Stalin door at Potsdam for Russia's Four More Nip Cities Hit By Mass of Flames Left By 580 Bombers Hitting Homeland By Murlin Spencer Aug. more Japanese cities were left in a mass of flames hy 580 today and their destruction appeared returning crewmen Waves of dropped proximately 3.850 tons of in- on the industrial cities of and and demolition bombs on the coal liquefaction company at One Superfort failed to Over one pilot reported seeing more more fighters and more searchlights thai in recent forays over Fires could be seen 150 miles at Once again on all but helpless that the big bombers were coming on a sion of unable offer effective Hit nt Tokyo Yesterday air raid sirens screamed throughout Tokyo in a warning that 100 Mustangs opened the had to strike terror with Lay Mine Fields rockets and machine guns against sible emergence as a anything they could in the ranean Focal point for future The in two raids Aug. 2 slon will be disposition of Italy's and today have sown tons of dreaded fire and demolition came to the fiom Santa Diplomatic reports received here bombs on Japanese cities in baia describing Petain say that Italian islands the ings to the people of Japan to a man who solved France with I especially surrender patriotism and will constitute a storm They have burned out aU his power of considerably greater mately 1GO square miles of ana ou political significance than producing cities since the first The cable was lead as the former Axis fire raid on Tokyo March 3. week of the trial Effective just before Gen. Henri testified that Winston Churchill told a Vichy representative to Great weeks ago with a later for Soviet participation In a scheduled conference to re- stoie Tangiers to While the newest series of In- raids has always been preceded by warnings to civilians to flee to their ness was told bluntly In a single Were Separated stoi e i have been international Tankers is sentence in Let us try not to directly opposite Gibraltar at the communique reporting on gateway to tho raid Aug. Russia also has shown a steadily on age each other any further The representative was a Colonel whom the tense as a former increasing interest in the ber of the pro-Fascist Cagoulard hy European sea and as present representative of 1 with Soviet demands for in tion of the tional administration and of her treaty with Officials here acquainted with such matters say Soviet Interest the De The general said Groussard sent to London to inquire if Great Britain could assist the French ills results of the strike in the early hours of Aug. 2 that the area o was totally Complete shipping of Japan has been by by sowing at all homeland ports and other strategic areas from Korea to in greatest nci lal mining operations in Principal points covered to bar enemy arc show on this Western Mining Problems to Be Talked At Two-Day Hearing Scheduled For Helena by Senate Subcommittee Problems of western mining men and proposals for legislation to stimulate postwar development of the industry will be heard in Helena tomorrow and Wednesday by a senate on ing and the minerals Sen. E. Murray chairman of the senate small business committee and that group's mining was expected to arrive late today from where preliminary plans for tho hearing were Other the While Tangier itself appears little more than a on Honshu fronting the Japan and had the empire's largest aluminum more ii able controversy is Has Joined Allies when the Big Three got down toi details on former Italian in Liberating The Potsdam communique showed that Russia wanted these placed under but It indicated that President Truman and Prime Minister Attlee ob- with aid in North Africa in the western ranean was Lacaille did not say whether more evident at British made Most of his testimony was concerned with the material weakness of the French auny in the years ately preceding the Enemy Counterattack Is Beaten Back By MacArthur's Men Aug. ately counterattacking Japanese were beaten back as they thrust vainly against the tightening noose around Gen. Tomoyuki last out on General MacArthur reported The 32nd division meanwhile offered a 45-day lough in the United the capture of live Japanese whose title has faded from of to Gopher of is still alive and leading his last-ditch fight in the ged mountains north of some Filipinos MacArthur's communique re- ported Japanese dead were counted and 444 prisoners cap- tured In the last week raising total enemy losses In the pines campaign to the German We shall American losses for the gist you to build your life on a Revived Dutch Air Force Aug. The Royal Netherlands Indies air Informs Germans They May Engage in Politics Aug. Eisenhower told Germans in the U. S. occupation zone today that they may form local unions and engage In political activities with the aim of helping prepare for tho coming he pre- will be freedom to form trade unions and to engage in cratic political activities wrill be extended rapidly in those areas In which you show a readiness for healthy exercise of these sald In a proclamation read over the lin do not desire to degrade 27 61 Baseball Results By The Associated American League Detroit 020 004 6 11 0 Chicago 100 000 281 Benton and Lopat and Cleveland at St. Louis National League St. wet games units rebuilt snatched from from scattered conquered Indies is ting a new morale peak as It joins the new Allied offensive against its former Although only a small part of the vast Allied air forces in the some units already are operating at a base for the bombing of Another unit based In northern Dutch New Guinea lias been striking Japanese tions In Netherlands territory for lass Buck and Glen H. Taylor Rep. Claire Engel an honorary member of the Montana Mining also planned to attend the Moie than a score of western mining men were arriving for the including Robert S. Palmer of secretary of the Colorado metal mining and Carl J. Trauerman of manager of the Montana Mining Members of the Last Chance Gulch Mining association of ena planned to appear In behalf of proposals for a road building Also to be discussed is the possible need for a subsidy system for the mining Congress recently approved ex- tension of a subsidy plan on a noncancellable basis until June 30, but President In signing tho said ha would call for cancellation of subsidies If the need for such production stimulation expired before that time Reid Robinson of ident of the International Mill and Smelter union was expected to appear in behalf of the subsidy Robert Porter of of the Montana Mining also planned to discuss the subsidy Federal financing of small mines also is on the ing men say that the tion finance corporation has not approved any loans for gold city since the lifting of the time ban on gold Helena contend that a definite federal financing plan must be and William C. technical consultant for the were ng final arrangements for the hearings Senators May Ask Setup of World Security Council President Would Keep Power to Call For Use of Troops By Aug. Senate leaders report eel day to have decided to ask con- gress to set up the office of world council delegate without limiting tho president's Ity to USP The decision to bring tho Issue Truman Tells Of Great Missile Using Pent-Up Power of Universe Is Answer to Peace Bid Each Bomb Equals Tons of TNT Aug. atomic bomb which looses pent-up forces of the universe equivalent to more than tons of TNT and represents one of the greatest scientific ad- vances of history has been dropped on President Truman told today of the terrific destructive power packed into the missile which was dropped 16 hours ago on an important Japanese army His statement released by the White said the bomb a new and revolutionary increase in on the Japanese This awful bomb is the President Truman's ment to Japan's failure to heed the Potsdam demand that she surrender unconditionally at once or face utter The product of spent in research and greatest scientific gamble in Mr. Truman atomic bomb has been one of the most closely guarded secrets of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and ston Churchill gave Ilio signal to start work on harnessing the forces of the Mr. Truman the Germans worked but railed to solve the Mr. Thuman is an atomic It Is a harnessing of the basic power of tho Tho force from which the bun Essential To Atomic Found in America drawn Its power has been loosed against those who war to the Far Nip Base Tho hase that was hit is a jor quartermaster depot and has laige machine tool and aircraft Tho raid on located on Honshu island on the shores of tho Inland had not been disclosed previously although the 20lh air force on Guam an- that 680 raided four Japanese cities at about the samo Tho president disclosed that the Germans In search of n way to use atomic New 17. S. Bombs Carry Seven Times Force Thar Blasted Halifax New Aug. faint Idea of tho power within the atomic On June 1317, a munitions ship blew up N. S sons weie made two and one-half square miles of the city That munitions ship carried 000 tons of one- seventh of the equivalent of the new National Weather Helena and except for scattered dei storms Wanner democratic and education founded on their liberal principles will be supported I Tho American member of tho I Allied control council declared there must be no Montana Max. Billings 82 Belgrade 84 Butte 80 Custer Cut SO 67 4fi ing all signs pointed shortages this to food Ho said there would bo no coal for homo- heating and the people would have to gather Japs San Aug. Two lian columns are within IS miles of a Juncture that will encircle the most Important Japanese defense forces left In New tho Melbourne radio reported In a broadcast monitored here by the American Ing Dillon 83 Glasgow Rt Great 7fi Havre 82 78 Livingston 80 Miles 82 Sfi v 52 47 52 47 50 50 68 official Helena ture nt S o'clock was National N. D. 111......... N. D. S. D. Kansas Mo. Los Paul New New N. Y. North St. Mo. Snn Wyo. D. N. D. Max. 7S 77 80 80 Dl sn 77 SI 81 Sli fin 81 SI 87 en 57 57 65 60 fil 5f, 72 7B fil 74 50 CO B2 72 RO T .GG in a collision In Spanish Newspaper Says Truman and Attlee Bowed Down to Stalin Aug. newspaper A Voz said editorially today that President Truman and Prime Minister Attlee submitted entirely to the will of issimo Stalin at Potsdam and Ig- nored tho rights of small while granting Russia all she Wanted In Referring to tho Big Three's ban upon the Franco government of A Voz snid sia's friendly relations with nobody thought of excluding her from the of United and the fact that Rus joined with Germany In Poland also was entirely It predicted Russia would treat Turkey a little West mo SO Whitehall 82 This data for 24-hour period ending a. m. furnished by U. S. weather tonight and Tuesday except widely scattered change In temperature becoming warmer Sun Dance Pino S. Aug. only In buckskin breech cloths and brown war Slou braves of the Pino Ridge reserva tlon began the tread of the tribe's historic sun dance ns an Indian prayer for over before n October was energy In their war effort Meantime American but and tho legislators said to have by Democratic Deader Barkley and nan Connally of the relations Neither would comment on hesc but It was learned hey had dismissed any thought hat President Truman might name R. secretary of as the and proceed without congressional Indications now are that the administration leaders plan to merely a simple ion fixing status as an senate and making him a The this country should vote on the keeping A final decision on terms of tha a ence between Secretary of State Byrnes and probably this Senator Vandenberg proposed yesterday that the ident havo a free nand to vote for tho use of American military con- assigned to the security council but that ho be required to obtain prior congressional con- sent for any additional Secrecy president disclosed that British scientists studied the problem and developed two cipal plants and some leaser tories for the production of atomic Work The more than persons now aie in great secrecy In have spent on the greatest scientific gamble in are now prepared lo erate more rapidly nnd ly every enterprise the Japanese have above ground in of the latter would decide how Pitchblende Deposits Used to Produce Lustrous White Metal New Aug. which has been announced as essential to production of the atomic la a lustrous white metal which does not exist In pure form In but comes from the source of or a low mineral found In. There are both pitchblende and carnotite deposits In the United Thoro Is pitchblende in Sweden and There Is In and Both minerals probably occur in deposits not yet Uranium salts have been used for many years in coloring celain brown and dark Uranium In purified IB used also In alloying steel to make high-speed The salts have been used In The uranium 236 which was the prewar basis of atomic Is a rare which differs from ordinary only In atomic Otherwise the 235 is ex- tho samo for industrial But 235, before tho was the only form of uranium whoso atoms could split Into two parts hit by any shall completely j 13 like destroy Japan's power to make but less A bit of uranium In tho laboratory of tho French Becquerel fogged a photographic plate with its rays and led the curies to discover Atomic Bomb Delivers Punch Equal to That of Aug. The bomb announced by President Truman packs a punch equivalent to normally delivered by Tho tho sile has mi force equal to tons Assuming n bomb load of 10 of four by the world's bombers would be to In the exploding fury of ono atomic Tho atomic bomb dwarfs by times tho power of tho which weighed approximately 11 The president noted the Big ultimatum issued July 26 at was intended spare the Japanese people from utter and the nese leaders rejected It. The atomic bomb now Is the answer to that reject Ion and the president said may expect a rain of ruin from tho tho like of which never been seen on this Mr. Truman forecast that sea and forces will follow up this air attack in such numbers power tho Japanese never of winning president said that this may open tho way for for all but they don't lug of atomic energy may 1" military future supplement the power that now comes from oil and the he has never been tho habit of tho scientists of this country Backers of Universal Draft Are About Ready to Drop Plan Aug. Congressional backers of universal military training said privately today they have all but abandoned policy headed by Woodrum the It has solid baking of tho of tho scientists o this country R but Is or the policy of this government to withhold from tho world Mr. Truman therefore thing about the work with atomic energy would be made That will havo lo ho until the war gency Is have British Advance Aug. Ish empire troop patrols crossed tho river channel In tho advance toward Adm. Lord Louis headquarters announced after almost complete de- of the Japanese 28th opposed by most and organized who contend a peacetime draft Is necessary as a future blame delay In action and the current low ebb of army sentiment on hill for the dark Another factor Involved Is President Truman's Ponding a promised message to congress this tho chief ex- has declined to his OH the Somo hill of the aay man Is much more likely to gest an enlarged and modernized national guard rather tnw training IV
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.