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   Montana Standard (Newspaper) - August 9, 1942, Butte, Montana                                INCOME r IS OUR QUOTA IK WAR BONDS VOL. 306 ESTABLISHED 1876 BUTTE. MONTANA. SUNDAY MORNING. AUGUST 9, 1942 HOME EDITION PAI OAT WAR BOND DAY STOP SPENDING SAVE DOLLARS PRICE FIVE CENTS Crack Red Def Six of Hitler's Agents of Destruction Are Executed in Electric Chair Two Others Llanes? Only a Starter: Kaiser Sentenced to Prison Terms Military Court Findings Upheld by the President WASHINGTON, Aug. by electrocution today snapped short the shad- owy careers of six Nazi sabo- teurs, men who sneaked ashore from enemy subma- rines bent upon crippling the American war effort by fire, explosion and terrorism. Two others, also adjudged equally guilty by a military commission of seven generals, escaped the death penalty fixed by the law of war for their intended crimes, by .tattling on the rest. Because they govern- ment prepare its case, they were Pictures on Page 6 given prison sentences, one for life, the other for 30 years, both at hard labor. At noon, the first of the agents of destruction to pay with his life was led from a cell in thj District of Columbia jail to its execution chamber. In grim succession the five others followed. The six were: Heinrich Harm Heinck, Richard Qulrin, Edward John Kerllng, Her- bert Hans Haupt, Werner Thiel and Herman Otto Neubauer. Ernest P. Burger was sentenced to prison for life, and George John Dasch .was given a term of 30 years. Just before the White House, several miles away, announced that President Roosevelt had approved the findings and recommendations of the military commission and that the six had been executed. The rec- ord of the case, containing much information of an important mili- tary nature, it was said, would be sealed -until after the war. So, nearly two months after flie arrival of the eight, men on Ameri- can shores, their cases were ended. They were closed, however, only (Continued on Page 6, Col, 5) Women 'Soldiers' Parade in Review PORT DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. the first time in the military. history of the United States, women soldiers staged a full dress parade today. With heads held high. 180 mem- hers of the Women's Army Aux- iliary corps fell Into step at this historic post for the first forma! review before WAAC Director Oveta Cuip Hobby. INJURED TIME MISSOULA, Aug. log rolling off a skidway struck Gene Holloway In the back, causing in- juries which proved fatal. Hollo- way, a resident of Tansed, Idaho, was hurt three days ago in an identical accident, but yesterday returned to work. He was working at a logging camp at Seeley Lake. All this talk of "giant" 70-ton flying boats is strictly staall stuff according to Shipbuilding Magnate Henry J. Kaiser, above In front of him is a 12-motored, 200-ton model seaplane already de- signed by Kaiser engineers. And what's more, he's thinking in terms of even larger ships with as many as 20 motors and huge decks inside their wings, capable of carrying great amounts of war supplies to win the war for the United Nations. U.S. Air Force and R.A.F. Smash at Enemy Installations Transport Is Sunk, Others Are Damaged in Attack on Convoy; Tobruk Is Target of United Nations Bombs CAIRO, Aug. United States air forces of the Middle East sank a enemy transport and dam- aged other ships in attacks on two convoys in the Mediter- ranean in the last week, it was announced today, and in close co-operation with, the R. A. F. smashed harbor and repair-shop facilities behind the Alameir) front. In one convoy attacked in daylight, two direct hits and numerous near misses were reported among three large Axis transports under escort of eight destroyers. Units of the same attack lorce of B 24 Consolidated bombers pounded the Axis installations and encampments at Tobruk in the eve- ning of the same day, said the fourth weekly summary of opera- tions Issued from the headquarters I of Major Gen. Lewis H. Brerelon, j In connection with a raid on To- bruk, presumably the same p.s liiat mentioned by Brercton's com- m .nique, the R. A. F. Middle East news service reported that addi- tional details of opcratons carried out Thursday evening ghowc.1 R, A. F. heavy bombers scored a direct hit Kiwanis International Official to Attend State Meeting in Butte Delegates Convene Sunday Evening, Aug. 23 Dr. Alloys E. Brandon, Wiltmar, Minn., a member of the board of trustees of- Kiwanis International, will be official representative of the governing body at the Montana Ki- wanis district convention to be held here Aug. 23-24. Announcement to that effect was received here Saturday from inter- ternatlonal headquarters at Chi- cago, 111. The convention will be held in the Finlen hotel. Delegates will convene Sunday evening, Aug. 23. and will adjourn the evening of Aug. 24. The con- vention this year will be modified Jrom the usual three-day meeting 
                            

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