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   Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - June 7, 1940, Oelwein, Iowa                             WEATHEE tlwweni in extreme cooler parity Baiortay with tenpentore VOL 180 Pciiuctn Me Leased Wire Report of TODAYS 1mpartwl Events of the World by Automatic Printer Servicf THE OELWEIN DAILY REGISTER FRIDAY JUNE 7 1940 15 CENTS THE WEEK ALLIES CAN PURCHASE SOME OF OUR MUNITIONS TRADE IN OUR OLD GUNS FOR SALE TO ALLIES SUES STORE FOR FALL ON ICE Boone la June J J Newberry store here has been named defendant in a 000 damage suit which resulted from a fall that allegedly caused the death of Mrs Edna L Bloom quist Dayton laj and her infant According to petition the President Asks Pgwer To Make woman last January fell on the I approach into the store when it I was said to have been covered with ice Her injuries were said to have Such Trade Ins For New Material Washington June President Roosevelt said today he is asking congress for power to after her child was born In a trade in guns for sale to the em short time the baby died also battled allies in a manner similar The complaint charged neglig to that in which the government ence for failure to have the store already is sending 50 navy reserve approach from the sidewalk clear planes back to the manufacturer of ice to be sent to France and England The president said he already has authority to trade in airplanes i and ammunition for replacement by manufacturers but lacks the authority to effect such tradeins for guns j He said he referred specifically to large quantities of French and British 75mm field guns which PARIS MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR BOMBING Roads Leading To Paris Are Bar ricaded And Guards Arainst Parachutists Placed By RALPH HE1NZEN ordnance department since 1919 This type of gun has proved ef fective during the last few weeks against German tank attacks j Mr Roosevelt made no estimate of how many guns might be turn D id Somme furious V1 rtVM n n O ed back to manufacturers on a bjasis insisting he caused her death March 18 soon United Press Staff Correspondent Paris June approaching Paris were barricaded today and antiparachutist bar riers were erected within the city as 1000 German tanks thrown into the battle of the Weygand line stormed their way onto the great Chemin Des Dames ridge on the river Somme Two hundred German planes bombers and fighters had flown westward over the Paris area at 5 a m today with antiaircraft guns blazing at them in grim warning of what had happened in the blitzkrieg invasion of the low lands They had not dropped a single bomb but even as they flew over the sleeping city Gen JWaxime Weygand had been making his preparations for a possible para chutist troop landing or an at tempt to land troops on the ground in transport planes Warning the population not to be alarmed at precautions neces SUMMARY OF WAR ACTIVITIES Actions in War Countries Are Briefly Outlined By United Press France Thousand German tanks storm way to Cherrun DCS bombardment east of i Oise apparently presages new of does not know the numerical fensive at junction of Weygand i j 11 tu and Maginot lines Germans us He said specifically that 50 navy smoke shells as though prc reserve planes are being turned j infantry advance Bar back to the Curtiss company to be roads eading to Paris and replaced by modernized fighting erect antiparachutist barricades machines protected by armor Gen Weygand proclaims battle and puncture proof gasoline tanks j for France has begun and The old planes will go to me alon troops to hold to tne death H command says Mr Roosevelt offered no estiJ German troops have pierced Wey mate of howmany planes might gand jme aiong entire front Re thus be turned back to manufacj ports drive proceeding success turers for quick resale to the fuly according to plan leaguered allies Great Britain Pessimism of He said he had heardnothing of British military sources lessens as reports that some army planes are tney describe allied positions on flying cross country toward the west front as pretty good Gov coast for possible similar transfer ernment forbids merchantvessels Mr Roosevelt said he would not to approach within three miles of send congress a message requestBritish coast after sunset an or ing the power to turn back guns I der to prevent surprise German sitated by the German blitzkrieg technique the high command proceeded to render useless as emergency German landing areas seven lines censored Every precaution was taken to prevent German landings for an attempt as a surprise investment of Paris The Germans had opened a furious bombardment east of the Oise river in apparent prepara tion for a new big scale offensive at the junction of the Weygand and Maginot lines as the German high command threw two armored Continued on Page Seven on a trade in basis That detail has been handled in telephone conver sations with his congressional leaders he said Under the law troop landings guards British embassy and consulate as 10000 Italians demonstrate for return of CfilNNELL NAMES NEW PRESIDENT said Mr Roosevelt he now can British Malta to Italy Halting of sell guns which the secretary of Italian liner at Panama taken as Dr Samuel Stevens Named Pres war has found to be surplus and subject to deterioration But un der this power it would have to be a direct sale and proceeds would have to be turned back to i the treasury general fund What he wants now he said is Continued on Page Eight j indication Italys historic hour is at hand SOME SERVICES FROM PATROLMEN Des Moines la June C A Knee of the Iowa state highway patrol today listed some of the various services the patrolmen have performed in ad dition to their law enforcement duties Wo want to impress upon mo torists that the patrolmen are their friends willing and eager to mS committee NAME CENTERS PILOT TRAINING Young Air Pilots Will Receive Instructions And Equipment ident Orinnell College To Succeeu Dr NoTTen Chicago June ilities for the summer training of 2925 young air pilots at 90 univcr Griinell la June Dr Samuel N Stevens dean of j the University college at North western University today was ap pointed sixth president of Grin nell College He will succeed Dr John S Nol len who is retiring with emeritus standing after eight years as Grin nell president Dr Stevens will be 40 years old Oct 22 He was born at Eastport Mr nd was the son of Phillip Thomas Stevens former comman sities and colleges in west were announced today by new national civilian pilot train the midI der of the U S naval experTment give assistance in case of cmer Instructors and equipment have gcncy on the highways of state he said Patrolmen have assisted been provided at the training cen i ters for the first phase of a pro jn grom aimed at developing 45000 station at Annapolis He was graduated from Wes leyan University Middletown Conn and did graduate work at Johns Hopkins University Gar rctt Institute and Northwestern He received his Ph D in 1925 Dr Stevens joined the North POISON WILLKIE TALKS MAC NIDER GIVES TO UNEMPLOYED Tells Them If He Is Elected Pre sident He Will Give Them Conversations St Louis June dell L Willkie president of the commonwealth and southern cor DEFENSE VIEWS Demands Roosevelt Reveal To tion Extent Of Present Emergency June Hanr ford Mac Nider Mason City la poration and candidate for the re former American Legion national publican presidential nomination commander charged last night everything from changing tires air pilots during the next year western University faculty in 1924 as an instructor in psychology and 10 years later was made dean of the university college which he built up to an enrollment of 3200 He served in the United States army during the world war and was president of the Evpnston 111 school board for six years HVS a member of the Ameri of University Pro Psychology As to aiding hospital bound patienls when ambulances have broken dowrf They have stopped to investi gate parked cars and found the occupants nearly overcome from carbon monoxide fumes They have been called upon to rush scrum from one Iowa City 1o anrlher in an effort safe a life They have saved children in a snow bound school hus iroin death by carbon monoxide They have warned occupants of a farm home when fire broke out They have extinguished a roof Col Knox said that youna men interested in learning to fly must j make application at one of the flight centers for both a physical and mental examination A recent congressional appropriation pro i vides for about for board and room during the first ten weeks of training Fifteen or more noncollege centers will be provided within i T the next week it was announced v Kappa Pilot training centers will be j VAI Pelta s8ma located af Rho and A1Pna p Zeta j Dr Stevens also is a member association of mechanical University Continud on Chief Knee said he has in University Chicago North Con structed patrolmen to assist older trat College Napcrville North persons with automobile trouble western University Evanston on highways and to assist women Quincy College Quincy South in changing tires when no other eran State Normal Carbondale help is available Continuofl on Huge Right f Germans Admit a Stubborn Resistance i Roci rsland Double Shift 48 Hour Week at Arsenals Washington June The army today ordered a six day 48hour week in its arsenals By FREDERICK C OECHSNER United Press Stnff Correspondent Berlin June Fighting raged with unabated fury Uday as German sources reported n continued advance against stulorn French resistance and the official news agency said that many allied air fields and the French rf fVbourg had been heavily bombed The battle in which German forces were reported making a stage in wlvfh nazi sources said that no detailed information would be published for days The official news agency said however that German airplanes imbed a number of air fields in central and eastern France and on the British air fields the destruction of numerous planes is to be assumed was raided by many plants which rained heavy bombs Mass Frankfort Pa Pickatinny N J Watervliet N Y and Wa Mass Time and one half will he paid for work in excess last night told an audience com posed largely of unemployed per sons that if elected president he would give America not conversations We have been promised work prosperity a balanced bud get said Willkie whose address was sponsored by the cooperative employment council also the ec onomic theorists have been leach ing us a lot of new theories These are nice candystick theories Not one of these promises has been fulfilled Not one of these theor ies has worked We must not promise jobs un less we turn industry loose to make jobs he said We must not express sympathy for the unem ployed and then tax profits so out rageously that money will not flow into new industries to make new jobs Let us start with the res olution that we are not afraid to stand for what we believe in Willkie asserted that the seven years of the new deal have been the age of illusion The illusion from which we have been suffering he said is thaf democracy is a kind of permit in the hands of every citixcn to work for himself at the expense of somepne else Under the spell of this illusion the new dealers have stepped in and gained at everybodys ex pense The curse of democracy in the United States as well as in Europe is that everyone has been trying to please the public Al most nobody ever gets up and says what he thinks He is afraid that he will thereby lose the approval of labor or the approval of the unemployed or the approval of some other powerful faction And this fear has altogether perverted the processes of democracy and sapped our strength The cooperative council js an Continued on Page Seven Rock Island Arsenal Add Another Day Rock Island 111 June at the Rock Island Arsenal will go into a six day work week starting tomorrow Col Norman F Ramsey commandant disclosed last night GERMANS CLAIM TO BE PIERCING WEYGAND LINE German Reports Are They Brought Down 74 French Planes Losing But Nine CLOUDY WEATHER AND SCATTERED SHOWERS By FREDERICK C OECHSNER United Press Staff Correspondent Berlin June troops have pierced the Weygand line along the entire fighting front in France the high command said in a communique A communique issued from Adolf Hitlers field headquarters said that army rnd air force op erations south of the Somme and Aisne rivers and the Oise canal were proceeding successfully ac cording to plan The high command claimed also that an allied speedboat had been destroyed by German coast de fenses off northern France It was claimed also that the German air force had destroyed the Norwegian radio transmitter at Ingoet near Hammerfesl The allies yesterday lost 74 planes of which 64 were shot down in air battles and 10 were destroyed by antiaircraft fire ac cording to the communique It was admitted that nine German planes were missing The German air force also con tinues its raids on British air dromes and returned without loss es the high command said Authorized military sources said today that veteran German shock troops were stabbing at several DCS Moincs la June weather and scattered showers were returning tempera tures to normal in Iowa today Cooler weather is expected to night accompanied by rain in ex treme south portions Readings still were about six degrees above normal this morn ing The highest mark recorded during the past 24 hours was 93 at Decorah Marshalltown Waterloo Davenport and Iowa City The low was 60 at Inwood and Cresj ton Rain fell in the northeastern part of the state Dubuque report ed 30 of an inch Iowa Falls 15 Cedar Rapids 13 and Forest City 19 It was raining at observation time this morning at Burlington BRITAIN MAKES A THREE MILE COAST DEADLINE No Ships Permitted Closer Three Miles To Coast Siuwet To Sunrise NAVY PLANES TO GO TOJLLIES Mechanics WorKea All Night To Get Fleet Ready At Buffalo N Y Buffalo N Y June By WALLACE CARROLL United Press Staff Correspondent London June admiralty in an order intended to prevent surprise German troop landings on the British coast under cover of darkness today forbade merchant vessels effective tomor row to approach within three darkness todayshrdluetaoinetaoin miles of the coasts and ports of the United Kingdom between sun set and sunrise except in organ ized British convoys Vessels which fail to comply with the order may be fired upon It was ordered that merchant men inside the threemile limit which are unable to reach their destinations before sunset must anchor or proceed outside the deadline A special exception permits vis sels on passage to use the recog Mechanics worked all night on a fleet of United States navy planes lined up before the Curtiss Wright corporation hanger at the airport here The planes were believed des tined for quick sale to the allies for service on the battlefields Of Europe Spectators counted at least 30 planes in the fleet and one source sectors of the allied line along the j estimated the number already Somme hoping to break through and start a vast encirclement of Paris Although the high command made np specific gains here at 57 More were reported en route coastal channels under clos est watch by British warships when these encroach on the three mile limit The drastic admiralty order came after a night during which Gtrman planes had ranged over a 400mile stretch of the coast ap parently reconnoitering for a Ger man mass attack on British air dromes and information had reached military experts here that Adolf Hitler in the greatest gam ble of his career might order a definitive offensive at the junc CurtissWright officials posted i tion o tne Weygand and Maginot a strong police guard about the defense lines on the western front hangar The public was barred that President Roosevelts attitude in dealing with national defense was the stuff of which dictator ships are born and demanded that he reveal to the nation the extent of the present emergency In a nationwide radio broadcast the former assistant secretary of war said he believed that the pres ent administration like the Wil son administration of which it is the heir apparently has long har bored that it can cure the ills of a troubled world Our first job is to cure a troub led United States he said Why does the president want the national guard with no con gress on hand to say when and where it shall be used Are we committed to action here or over seas We have a right to know MacNider demanded what he called a program of real defense which would permit cooperation of the public Ho said there was little assurance of comfort in the personnel of the presidents 7 mcmber commission to advise the council of national defense Three business men on the commission he said were outnumbered and outvoted in advance by four Roosevelt intimates who were dedicated apparently to continu ance of the present setup The perhaps the only lasting can make to world peace is thnt which may be offered by a nation which proves that where human liber ties exist there is no need to use the bayonet the bomb the con Continucd on Page Eight military sources claimed that the f The Rochester airport also was guarded and there were reports that many more planes were ex pected in the Niagara frontier area possibly for transportation to Canada thence to Europe The planes were reported to have come from Floyd Bennett Field N Y Grosse Isle Mich and Anacostia Md Germans now in their third day j Continued on Page Eight ENCAMPMENT OF IOWA GAR Only A Dozen Veterans Will Be Able To Attend State Encampment Des Moines la June dozen of Iowas oldest men will be honored at the 66th an nual state encampment of the Grnd Army of the Republic it was revealed today The encampment wiH be held in Des Moines June 9 to 12 Only a dozen are all of Iowas surviving 83 union veterans whose health will permit them to at tend The encampment will be held jointly with the57th annual con vention of the Womens Relief Corps the organization of wives and widows of civil war vctenms Four other affiliated organizations also will ladies of the GAR the Daughters of Union Vet erans of the Civil War the Sons of Union Veterans and the wom ens auxiliary to the Sons organ ization The vctenms vill camp it the Chamberlain hotel and their an nual campfire will be hold at Italian Boats Sent To Neutral Ports New York June Italian government has ordered all Italian ships at sea to make for neutral ports immediately and has cancelled all sailings of Italian vessels Itiilo Verrando New York manager of the Italian line said today Verrando said that the orders had come direct from Rome and among the vessels affected are seven ships of the Italian line now in American ports or waters He said that he could not divulge the names of three of the vessels un til they had reached neutral ports AH Italian ships the official defense lines on the western front as had the Ger man attacks on the Weygand line between Abbeville and the Chemin Des Dames reports here were that they might be merely a cur tainraiser to a gigantic attack in the MeuseArgonne region in tended to break the back of French resistance One expert suggested that the Germans now were not looking At Floyd Bennett field an air I for a soft spot to attack on thfl of mystery was attached to the j Weygand line but were preparing sudden departure of nine Curtiss bombing planes from the naval air reserve base for Buffalo It Continued Jn Page Eight WHATTHEWAR MOVES MEAN ron Analyzes the Meaning of the Various Moves Today to make a soft spot themselves by an offensive on an unprecedented scale if they could sufficiently divert allied attention to the west ern part of the long defense lines Fitting in with these reports apparently were two develop ments the Germans had ad mittedly made advances in their Weygand line attacks the ad vances probably were not so great as the French high command had Continued on Page Eight By 1 W T MASON United Press War Expert The third diy of Hitlers efforts to capture Piris shows the battle to be still in it preliminary stage The Germans have begun taking precautions to guard against a flanking operation that might penetrate made a quickly in the direction of Paris TWO KILLED IN A PLANE CRASH into their rear if they mass movement too Sioux City la June young airline radio operjflor md t liigh school senior who was to have received his diploma to night were dead today as the re sult of m airplane crash near Sioux City The victims were Charles Will from the Soissons salient The iam McPherson 23 and Robert new German offensive against the Johnson 18 has tin1 McPherson who was a radio be operator for Mirl Continent Air Chcm DCS Dnm s purpose in minrl The cause cf its pixmiximity to Sois 4 C U t vnwj v l l LI L I I U x i I tl I the Savcry far cry from ons and the iscAisnP the days of 1890 when the G A R numbered 20000 throughout Iowa in 519 posts The age of the veterans ranges would dangerously menace the left wing of a German drive for Paiis along the short Oiso route lines came here about six monUis ago from Pickens Miss Johnson who died in a Sioux City hospital a short time after the accident was to have been aduated tonight from the Sioux German movements to straight from 101 to 90 The baby is en their Somme front have nacl high school r red r isner ao of Humeston initial success in the Abbeville Fisher at the age of ItVn joined the 29th New York iifantry with his father fought in the battles of Bull Run Chancellorsvillo and New Orleans was at Atlanta with Sherman and was mustered out in 1866 The oldest veteran is Silas Par ker 101 who lives at the Iowa Soldiers Home Two other vets are over Whipplp of Mason City and Charles Hamilton region Elsewhere the repoi t are Terhune Yankton S D former Sioux City police chief of 40 hours weekly Officials said the The order was said to have been arsenals authorized by MajGen C M Wesson United States army chief of ordinance i arms During the past month The arsenal shops now are turn I Rock Island took on 200 new ine out 37 millimeter antitank men SoringfiPld 100 Frankfort gun carriages combat cars and 300 Pickatinny 00 Watertown nthar I 50 and Watervliet 20 Recently the navy ordered its establishments on a ficiate at the encampment The national commander John E An u of Quncy II will attend He said the nearly 5000 workers j said are cither in home or neutral j Tne program will begin with in the shops would draw time and waters Cargo vessels in American I statewide radio broadcast at 3 If a half compensation for the extra eiphthour day pait of the line to he sti is in the region from Amiens southeastward to the Soissons salient Operation that have been proceeding in thr of Ptronnc and Hani nre contribu tory to this objective Both belligerents show reluc tance to announce in eirtail the pujjrcss f the fighting Stuii reiltincy is always accepted as j 4 j indicating muti1 i laintics J T NM concerning tne development J J Neuman Des Moines will Continued on Paac Sevens lid conflicting The rnrl important no h h jd th 1 t n f State ol was about 100 feet in the air when it went into a tailspin j The plane hit the ground with such force that its nose partially buried itself and rescuers had to pull down the tail to get into the 1 cabin The accident occurred near Kickenhacker airport i McPherson and Johnson with two other youths were said to have bought the plane mono coupe cabin ship Wednesday at Sioux Falls S D War Supplies Available to the Allies a i southern waters have been ordered P to put into various United States j rr frrrs on n broad front frm the on novt despite strong antijdailv twoshift whh a sixday Tnglish channel to the German aircraft fire 148hour week The previous Des Dames heights less than 60 Big fires and explosions were standards had been oneshift miles north of Paris has now en started along the harbor I fiveday 40hour week overhauling machine guns and ri fles and converting old French 75s into modern weapons Bids are expected to be ask or at the arsenal for 1100 scout cars at a total cost of approximately m Sunday addressed to t he members who are too feeble or ill to attend Continued on Page Eight June 7 tiin that originally cost DIED AS RESULT AUTO COLLISION Washington Oovernmrnt var rupplios hcisiR made availa lr for fjuirk rosalo ovcrntmnt will he crcdtt with nocut for this ports between Key West and Cape Hatteras by noon today the offi cial said Italian cargo boats along fhe Pacific coast also have been or dered into United States ports The Italian cargo vessels Arsa Aussa and Alberta will be held in j Keokuk la June port here the official said and the Melvm Hibbard 18 died late yes Belvedere will remain at Philadel terday in a hospital here of irijur navy scout bombers to the Curj Tho army plans to dispose of the allies inrhicir several hrn i quii merit as part payment dred army and navy airplanes i w ns to be built for the more than 1 000 caiinnn and aiiout army The steel corporation wttl 1 ROOOOO rifles the United Press he freo to sell the old material to learned today ith allies Dbpral if the planes already The procedure is has VLRun with the return of 50 aprlird to the airplanes phia Disclosure of the Ilalnn move came after shipping circles reported that they had received confidential advices of the or pant of the car Hibbard was driv ders ing remained in critical condition ies suffered Mondiiy in a IicTrton Us automobile collision at Carthage 111 Milly Jane Boyd 16 an occu Compiiny 20 pursuit ships under this The army has completed The nnvy announced thft by which the U S90 of its planes will be traded in Steel CcvwW take over big land more may be added to stocks of old guns and ammunilist   

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