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   Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - February 24, 1941, Hutchinson, Kansas                                ITS BABY CHICK TIME Time to advertise Custom Reach all Interested people with a low cost Phone 4400 THE HUTCHINSON NEWS Single Copy Price Outside Hntchlnson LXVII FEBRUARY 1941 202 Death to Injuries to 5 In Car Crash Two Cars Meet HeadOn East of The City Limits A headon collision of two outo mobiles moving at a comparative ly slow during the snow storm last fatally injured a Hutchinson mother and son and hurt five other Hutchinson Burrton The crash occurred on highway SOS three fourths a mile east of the city at 7 Helenc about 40 322 West suffered internal injuries and died soon after being taken to Grace Melvin died at Adolph husband and father of the is in Grace hospital with broken ribs and injuries to one ankle and Four In Hospital In the other car were and Curtis Chadwick and and Robert and their 4yearold Bobby all of All except the child who suffered only minor cuts and are in Grace Chadwick suffered broken ribs and Chadwick cuts on the Hill has severe cuts and Hill suffered a head injury but apparently no skull fracture The condition of those in the hospital is not believed danger and Reimer and Mel their only were driving toward The Burrton citizens were going east in a 1941 model car driven by Vision Due to Snow Chadwick told highway he was driving only about 30 miles an hour and that he thought the Reimer car was going about the same The highway was slippery and the snow Officers pointed out that al though the cars may have been moving at only 30 miles an hour a headon collision under such circumstances would be equiva lent to a 60mlleanhour The cars stopped almost in their tracks on the without The believed a total the motor and trans mission being driven back from their Damage to the Chadwick car was estimated at Reimer was the daughter of and Adrian of Besides her parents and husband she is survived by two Lydia Chi and Tcna Le high and a Herb of Funeral services for mother and son are tentatively scheduled for Thursday afternoon at the Men nonite Brethren church at Buh Glamor Boy Visits House Richard Arlen Spends Day In Topeka Topeka Actor Rich ard his plane grounded at the Topeka airport because of the visited the Kansas house of representatives today and was beset by autograph Introduced by Harrigan of Arlen told the house I thought it a misfortune when I was forced to land here bul changed my mind when my good friend Joe invited me to visit the The actor is on his way to Los Angeles from wherehe attended the funeral 6 his He was scheduled to b gin work on a new picture inSjHollywood Several Kansas legiliajors visit ed him in his hotel siitte and ex tended the ivitatlon rto visit the Arlen wasdubious about that at first hes growing a beard for his next Nine As Truck Falls Through Ice Canadian men drowned today when a truck loaded with ice cutters crashed thro the St Lawrence river ic near tht south shore V Provincial police said that 14 men were riding in the bu that five were rescued and taken to hospitals in acros the Lawrence from Intercepted Letters BKN CHIEF OP POLICE Dear Chief That bottleneck at Fourth and Poplar is aggravated by the short tlma given Poplar street seemingly just half as long as is given ve hicles on Men Against the Bulging silk and tiny specks of men take shape In the wake of a transport plane dropping marine corps para chutists at The army also Is training par achute having a full battalion stationed at Fort Fresh White Coat Given Snow More Than Third Of An Inch of New Moisture Falls A wet snow drifted lazily 01 Hutchinson Sunday night t freshen the towns white blanket and more if finer flakes spattere the town at intervals Sun day nights snow contained inch moisture which boosted th Page Column 3 Please Weather Kansas Occasional light snow this tonight and somewhat cold er northeast portion A raw north breeze and cloud skies kept Hutchinson remember ing winters not at end this after noon as the mercury kept to 3 degrees after dropping to 24 over Sunday extremes were 2 and Temperatures By Observer A year ago Limsof All Jelligerents Appear Same Britain Fighting For Says Idaho Washington Wheeler said to day that If the senate ap proved the British aid bill he and other opposition senators would stump the country from Boston to California In an effort to keep this country out of Wheeler made this state ment to reporters after two and La Follcttc had denounced the legisla tion as a war Washington the senate the British aid bill an over helming Senator lark DIdaho declared will be tantamount to a dec ration of Dont be he added fith broad It wont be illed We call I a easelend bill Clark assailed the legislation in n address prepared for senate de very as the general debate mov d into its seventh he was fight ng for commercial ot aps European Ideologies German Italian Russian nd British Imperialism there ttle to distinguish That as his verdict on European Clark viewed the leaselend bill an instrument that would en ale the president to conduct an ndcclared war anywhere in the and said that it might eopardize our precious Although declaring that the bill is war and that he would vote gainst it for that the dahoan conceded that it would eceive senate Vssurcd Of Majority An Associated Press toll of the tiambcr showed that the adminis ration could count on at least 52 otes for the more lan now constitutes a he poll results For the 46 ive one Independ Against the bill 20 eight 11 one Uncommitted 21 10 Demo 11 one Democra nd one Some of those who asked to be eported uncommitted said pri ately they would vote for the Others of the same group saic hey would approve it some mendments were Consider Amendments Administration leaders said to ay they still were considering various but that they ad not yet committed themselves o accept The resumption of Debate found he bills backers revising their lopes of getting a final senate by Thursday or and hen quick house approval of sen ite changes so that the legisla ion could be delivered to Presi dent Roosevelt by the weekend You know how it is with th one administraion leade Things always jen later than they are supposed This leader looked for debate to continue through when an arrangement may be reached a vote next Monday or Tues Wants Only Supremacy leadoff man for anolhe ieries of opposition speeches on he asserted in his preparec iddress that Great Britain fighting for precisely the sam ihing she fought for for a thou sand years commercial suprem She has a right to do h Derelict In Protecting Workers A Writer Declares Forces Men to Join Page Column Please Quads Taken To Hospital Three Girls and Boy In Kentucky Home A mod white frame farm house tw miles west of this westcer tral Kentucky county shoul be very familiar to He stopped there four time yesterday in four much the astonishment of and Mr Porter their eight othe their the doc lor and most everybody else fo miles A farm house thronged wil curious John Tucke wasnt the most conven ient place for four babies s the Mi dred and Martine and their broth John bundle into ambulances and taken to hospital in 80 mil Burt Zinnamon and thri who rode in the ambu said in their pounds of squirming passenge apparently stood the trip we Tucker had said a but the boy were very good an that the mother w doing SJearly 4 Billions 4sked By President Washington President oosevelt asked congress today ir an additional or national defense purposes for he balance of the current fiscal Of the be a direct appropriation nd would be in ontractural There were these specific items To expedite production of and including rection of new plants and ac uisition of of Men would be for ayments under contracts author in appropriation acts for In contractual aU hority up to would e given the war Regular supplies of the of which would be in contract Clothing and equipment of which would pay off previous contract Army transportation in addition to in contractual Military posts Including con struction of buildings and acqui sition of land In ad dition to in contract ual Signal corps in ad dition to in contractual Air corps cash and in contract To Get Tough New Type Sub Hitler louse For Pax Change Ad Valorem Levy On Wheat Would Be Eliminated By Bill Topeka house passed 3 to 9 and sent to the senate to ay the proposal to change pro edure of taxing Kansas pplying a onehalf mill occupa on tax instead of the present d valorem Introduced by Smith the bill is designed o combat the practice of shipping rain outside the state before tax ssessment The halfmill occupation tax on ireshed grains be paid by 10 producer andby each roponents say it will produce as much or more revenue than is col ected under the present An attempt last week to make he lax apply to grains produced ast year As approved to the change would be effective tier March 2 this Blow At Leaders John Mayhew REd vards inlroduced a measure making it unlawful for merchants o place a quantity limit on pur hase of articles offered for inless forced to do so because of scarcity in stock rrlgatlon Bill An administrationrecommend ed bill to authorize establishment f irrigation which may onlract with federal agencies for onstructing irrigation works was ntroduced in the house by the rrigation A statute giving counties au hority to organize irrigation dis ricts exists but is inaedquate to meet present state water engineers Sixty acres is the minimum amount of land which could be ontained in one and it vould have to include at least hree property The bill provides for a board of three di ectors to govern irrigation ac Warrants and bonds might be Construction of pipe pumping and other necessary units would be finan ced through sale of water The senate has passed two dministrationapproved a n t i drought measures to provide for creation rural water supply dislricts and to permit counties to purchase machinery for farm pond building and other conser vation Appropriation House ways and means com mittee measures making biennial appropriations to several state de partments were approved for pas sage today but items in the at torney generals budget were questioned and this bill was held up until more information is ob Blake Williamson Wyandotte said Kansas is spending more money lhan the land is worth in conlestlng a sui over righls to accreted lands be tween Kansas and Missouri caused by the Missouri rivers changing its He objected to a ap propriation to the attorney gen eral for fees to special attorneys and other expenses involved in the contest now pending befori the supreme The legislature two years ago appropriated to institute the Williamson asked tha the ways and means committee present to the house a detailed breakdown of how this money wa spent and how the additiona money asked will be ShouldComplete It Chairman Wayne Rogler Chautauqua of the ways anc means group said the dispute in volved land between Doniphan and Holt county and in the vicinity o Forbes He said member of the commitlee thought Ihe con test was getting expensive bu believed that since it was startec it should be Paul Wunsch asked for a similar detailec budgeting of asked by th attorney general for expenses o contesting the 40yearold Kansa Colorado Arkansas river wate Unions Headed By Racketeers Washington Westbrook newspaper tes tified today that the govcrnmen had made it necessary for a man to join a union in order to work at a legal occupation and shoulc also take responsibility for seeing that the unions are honestly ad Appearing before the house ju diciary Peglar discuss ad instances of what he callec racketeering by union officials He refrained from suggesting but declared that there is an obvious obligalion on the part of the government to pro tect a man against bad adminis tration and racketeering in an or ganization into which the gov ernment has driven Forced To Join The necessity of joining a Peglar was brough about chiefly by the national la bor relations Cpmmitteemen asked him lo testify on delays in defense work due to union be ing the immediate objective of the he declared repeat dly he had no evidence of such f the Pegler said is to force unwilling workers tc oin labor unions which may anc o abuse them in many He declared that the govern1 ment had refused to take any teps to protect the unwillini members of labor lections Farclal Elections in ar rooked and Pegler con Accounts are jugglei nd known criminals and othe rooks who never have been con icted are maintained in offic y manipulation and Pegler swung inlo a relalion c harges against several union an orrner labor union leaders whon e described as crooks am He said he believed the charge vere pertinent to problems o lefense labor and he saic Ihe character of persons who ar n a position to call 3rook Held High Post The international president me AFL George egler was elected to tha iffice by a meeting of a group o underworld crooks in H vas a convicted white slave vho had possessed for a time a ocal charter from the Seeing a new business oppor Vazis Lose Planes In Ship Attack Mediterranean Is Battle Scene Turks Watchful By Larry Allen With the British Mediterranean leet warships beat iff attempts by German bombers o smasli a group of convoyed ships and brought the vessels safely through to a central Medi port German lowlevel raiders at the fleet units three iVithering antiaircraft Tided by navy fighter ac counted for five of the Nazi at The German high commanc announced today that in the Mediterranean German combat planes sank a enemj ncrchantman north of the Lib yan port of Derna and informed Berlin sources said a freighter was believed sunk in the same The Italian high command an nounced that German bombers lad attacked a formation of Brit warships in the eastern Medi Page Column Please Tells Germans The War Today Mussolini Passes Buck to Graziana For African Debacle By DeWltt AP Foreign Observer Signer Mussolinis detailed ad mission of Italys overwhelming defeat in Africa is widely interpreted likely to be as a tacit warning to his people that the Fascist forces cannot be pending tho ultimate Axis victory which he II Duces speech was a justifi cation of his own military policy before his and a strong plea for their It is difficult to escape the feeling that in making this of fort he has dump ed the responsibility for the Lib yan debacle onto the already bur rather seriously hitdened shoulders of the Great Mar ting a big warship of unidentified HUB which probably No Ships Hit The Germans attacked the Brit ish warships while the convoyed were nearing their destin None of the British ships was The fleet units later made a broad sweep on the eastern Medi hunting Axis jut none was The British claimed success in combatting German divebombers after the crippling of the aircraft carrier Illustrious on Naval authorities declared that not a single Nazi plane attempted to divebomb the fleet in this latest The reported destruction of 90 German divebombers in attacks on Malta and in British counter raids on their Sicilian bases was said also to have given the Ger mans respect for British ships and navy the reported sink ing of eight Italian supply1 ships bound for Libya in recent assaults by British submarines was de clared to have dashed Premier Mussolinis hopes of reinforcing westernmost part of shal Graziani e Had jfumbers The world all along has been led to believe that Graziani was suffering from lack of essential supplies of all kinds and for want Page Column Please unity union in the building service he mowed William president of the and foseph general counsel or attorney so to of that huge both certi ied that he was a man of satis actory character only a short time jefore the public disclosure that le was a thieving racketeer who lad been robbing the members of lis own SJalise since has been convicted and sentenced to Sing Sing pri son in a case prosecuted by Dis Attorney Thomas Deweys office in New Pegler said he cited this case to prove that Green and Padway have knowingly or with culpable negligence cooperated with a crook at the expense of the Italians Lose Many Warplancs Egypt head quarters reported today that eight Italian planes were destroyed and several others seriously damaged in an attack by British planes yesterday on Makale airdrome in British headquarters said that the British advance in the whole area cast of the Juba river in Italian Somaliland was develop ing The British command announc ed the capture of Margherita and the important Italian port of both north of the occupied port of Chisimaio on the Juba Many prisoners and quan ties of war material were said to have been To the in the war bulletin said that British forces advancing from the north have dispersed Italian troops holding positions about many prisoners were reported captured and the south Page Column Please Duce Sees New Hope In Germans Defends Conduct of War and Forecasts Victory In the End Rome officially that German air and armorcc upnits have arrived in Sicily and Premier Mussolini told the Italian people in an unhcraldcc broadcast that although ie war against Britain might be the final outcome surely vould be an Axis That there will be hard fight ng is he he fighting will be long is also cry But the final re ult is an axis Britain annot win the what ver will march to the ind side by side with II Duce scoffed at American ears of an axis arousing lis listeners to gales of laughter jy identifying these fears with the ossibility of an invasion by in labitants of the not wellknown but very bellicose plant Defends Great Defeats He defended the handling of the Defense to Come First Aluminum and Tool Industries Hit Washington W The govern ment placed aluminum producers and machine tool builders on a mandatory priority basis today in the first such industrywide ac tion to be taken under the na tional defense director of the priorities division of the of fice of production managemenl describes the action as broad anc Ho added that it was necessary to speed up the na tional defense The order that preference rat Ings must be given all defense or ders was issued in letters to the aluminum producers and machine tool Warning Is Given Japs Told Not to Press To the South London and Amer ican warnings to Japan against any aggressive move against Sing Britains Far Eastern nava or the Dutch East In dies were in various quarters The reports coincided with a conference between Prime Minis ter Churchill and Japanese Am bassador Mamoru 1 was not tha the warning was given in thi in the Japanese envoy was said to have sough clarification of Britains attitudi in the particularly in vievv of British mining of the sea poaches to Both Britain and the United States have given Japan i straight warning about the conse quences if she continues her drive southward toward Singapore and the Dutch East The Eve ning News the newspaper reported has said that if the movement i not stopped or radically moderat ed it must eventually bring Japan into collision with vital British in terests in the Pacific and Ameri ca has said much the same The prime minister was under stood to have given Shigmitsv written replies to inquiries by Japanese Foreign Minister Yosuk jibyan pring offensive promised a against the and assailed the negligi le minority of grumblers andrepitles left from Masonic odges which we will smash with out trouble when and as we The morale of the axis peoples s infinitely superior to the morale of the English he He ridiculed talk of a separate calling it a thing for the mentally The 45minute deliv ered before party leaders in Rome and broadcast to the was Mussolinis first since when he gave the Italian story of Britains damaging raid against Taranto naval base on Since that Mussolini ac the wars happen ings have been adverse to He that two of the big ships wounded at Taranto are already nearly completely heal The British claimed they damaged three capital ships and three smaller Britain Didnt Walt He explained the Italian defeat in Libya by saying that the British troops jumped five to ten days before the Italians intended to start their own He said 15 British divisions faced offi cers and Italian soldiers of two army corps at the start of the An entire army almost completely overwhelmed in men and Mussolini The Fifth ail squadron was almost literally The British have claimed the capture of more than pris oners in the Libyan to gether with trucks and numerous damaged Fata Adolf On Back Much of his address was devot ed to the prowess of Germany and to praise for Adolf Germanys warlike he not only has not di minished after 17 months of war but Increased by gigantic pro In British political sources seized upon this point in their evaluation of the Page Column Please Vicious War On Sea Trade Is Promised Great Ship Toll Of Recent Days Is Claimed By Fuehrer By Alvin Stcinkopf Germany Hitler warned Britain today of a great naval offensive to come in April and gave point to the threat with a report that tons enemy merchant shipping had been sunk in the past two including a convoy of 000 Of the he credited tons to submarine His reference to tho successes against in full Two hours ago I received news that German surface craft and submarines sank tons of enemy merchant shipping space in the past two Among them was a convoy comprising Sub marines share this success by 000 BlBser Things To Come Then he added The gentlemen the British can rest assured beginning in bigger things will A little later he returned to this v I wish to assure the enemy that 1 am feeling especially fresh he Spring is the season in which we will be able to challenge the According to the Berlin the fuehrer added at this point And I this mo ment millions of German soldiers arc thinking exactly the same This perhaps was an indi cation that the figures largely in Hitlers plans for the spring He addressed the whole German but his visible audience was made up of the Nazi comrades who gathered in Munichs Hof brau Retells Old Story Most of Hitlers 89minutc speech was devoted to the history of the Nazi rise to its battle with the restrictions of the Versailles treaty and The occasion was the 21st anniversary of the found ing of the National Socialist party at He pnid tribute to Italy as one real friend of Germany and cred ited her now with tying up vast British forces in the Mediterra His speech followed by one day that of Premier Mussolini in which II Duce said Italy would march with Germany to the Its all the same to us whether German Stukas sink British ships in the North Sea or the Mediter enemy he adding that the has shifted his offen but wherever he goes we will find No Revolution He taunted tho British for hop ing for revolution in The fools in Germany who be lieve in revolution are locked he It was the first time that Ger many had heard the fuehrers voice since when in the Berlin Sportspalast he warned the world that every ship approaching the British Isles would be sunk in a tightening He failed today to repeat the 30 assurance of victory in but said it would be a year of great We all know that this year will bring great he de As Providence up to now has blessed our battles so will it make our cause prosper in the Look to the future with fanatical No Invasion Date With these words Hitler ended his address to the clamorous cheering of his He had failed to mention again the previously heralded invasion of He explained that he would not set definite dates for major Date setting is the business of he New Type Sub In an emotional address to the German Hitler said today that he would unleash a new type of submarine into the ex panded warfare next They will find out in March and April what GermanItalian submarine cooperation will mean to Our battles at sea can only begin The reason was that we wanted to school the new U boat crews for the battle to The Reich speaking on the 21st anniversary of the found ing of the National Socialist Page Column Please   

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