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   Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1941, Zanesville, Ohio                               Mid circulation of The Spri and Tba is more than double that even claimed by any oth- er publication in the Zanes- ville field. THE ZANES VILLE SIGNAL Press if News if HfA Mofoi if 4 CM hive twi gcneratim if ruders enjiy the Mst tat local pictures and the world's best wire serrice. VOL.LXH No. 79 O- MONDAY AUG. 1941 TWO CENTO NAZIS DRIVING TOWARD KIEV British Warships Reported Near Indo-China Jap Forbid -Ships to Sail For America U. S. Citizens Stranded by Jap Action The Associated A British naval squadron Including the bat- tleship Warspite was reported without confirmation today to have been sighted in the Gulf of presumably countering Japan's thrust in- to French Indo-China and to- ward other bases within strik- ing distance of Britain's great fortress of Singapore. At the same Japan was re- ported to have taken an ominous new step In the Far East crisis by cancelling all steamship departures for tht United leaving about 600 American citizens itranded in the Island empire. The Warspite if would strongly Indicate Britain's determination to meet new threats to British interests with Increased power. if It Is actually In Asi- atic is the first capital the British Royal navy has sent east of the Suez In many years. j There was no Immediate explan- ation for the Japanese action in suspending steamship comrnunlca- tlon with the United It was understood that sailings wouWW suspended also to South America pending clarification of the attitude of the South American republics toward Japan. More than 100 Americans had been scheduled to sail Thursday in the liner Nitta Maru. which was affected by the suspension order. Many of these Americans had al- ready disposed of their fur- automobiles and reserve food supplies and were at once faced with the problem of living hero. seeping through the strict Japanese censorship Indicate that the food problem Is becoming The suspension order almost Isolated Americans and other for- eigners In Japan because it is al- most impossible to obtain bookings for Shanghai Ships are sailing to Shanghai from Nagasaki but police restrictions on travel by foreign- ers make It impossible to reach Nagasaki. Bookings for ships from Kobe are filled for weeks ahead and furthermore foreigners ure not permitted to sail through the Inland sea which Is adjacent to Kobe. Americans who had Intended to tail In the Nitta and many others here awaiting had settled all their affairs after the fund freezing orders of the Amer- ican and Jnpnnese In order to return permanently to the United States after long resi- dence here. Agriculture Minister Hiroyasu Jto. after a tour of the flood zones In Chlba and Ibaraki Mid today that he w-as much sur- prised al'the extent of damage to crops. The ship suspension order mark- a fresh turn for the worse In Japanese-American relations. War Whirl Entwines Thailand 8CABCH FOR BODY CLEVELAND in Coast Ifuardsmen today dragged Lake Erie near the fool of E. 72nd street for the body of Wllford beltevtd drowned while fishlnc from a pier. Police found Yost's clothlnr and fishing tackle afier receiving reports he failed to re- turn hone lart night. INDOCHINA Com Ronh Boy China Sea might fraopt by MO for reor attack INDIES Java Seo Thailand land of whirling dancing Is caught in the Far East war whirl as Japan seeks bases and economic concessions there. Map shows possible direction of Japanese attacks or through which controls land routes to Burma. British Explorer To Speak Here Sir Hubert famous Eng- lish traveler and will speak at the annual Eastern Ohio Teachers association conven- tion to be held in this city on Oct. 23 and It was announced to- day by Kenneth C superin- tendent of public schools. It has not yet been decided on which day of the convention the noted Englishman will appear hero. He will speak at the municipal it was understood. Countess widely known lecturer and has also been secured to deliver an ad- dress at the district teachers' me c in this city. The speakers were obtained by W. R. Lebold. of secre- tory of the Eastern Ohio Teachers association. More than school teachers from this district attend the an- nual conventions which are held every four years in Zancsville. Other convention cities are Mari- etta. Cambridge and SteubenvIIlc. Officrrs af the association President. Dclbert Woodford. of Jefferson vice president. Samuel of and Mr. Ixv boldL Members of the executive com- Chester O. Zancs- Fred Mullcnix. and Frrxl Teal. Martins Ferry. The district U comprised of the rollowing Musklngum. Gurrnsry. Jefferson. Mon- roe. Carroll and Nohlr. Hired For Can't Be Fired For Marrying COLUMBUS. --OV- AUy. J. Herbert rukxl today that cnoer the teachrr tenure effective 1 teachers with life conlmrtJ can not be fired for mar- ryinf In violation of local tfons xnd no teacher can be forced to retire before reaching the of TO. rule of board of education will not prevail over definite of Herbert ajwrt- pd In opinion N. state director of The passed June provides that or life must be tendered to all who on Aug. 31 hive completed rivt years of sattsfartory hi school of morr than 900 nL For jm contract may necrtlat new to be fol fey three pd after which board ma for five yan or Immorality or inerfkienry are the principal grounds for dismiss- ing continuing contract teacher. Dietrich declined con-.ment on ihe but be wouM mail to every school board imme- Under Herbert's ruling teachers may retire at the of 60 if they wWu or can be forced into Invol- untary retirement at 70. However. If both teacher and school board In jervice rray be ex- tetjded artrr 70. married banned by many woman teacher who U qual- ified for continuing service status fci entitled to tender of a con- tinuing rontmct on 1. 1941 rvrn thouph be then married a of the board of wtocati-wi against the em- oC marrkd Officer Defends Action in Riot FORT H. Butler commandant of Fort revealing that 350 sol- diers confined to the guardhouse had rioted last Wednesday said today that military- policemen exactly the right in fir- ing over their heads. A soldier was killed by a richochetinp bullet. Approximately soldiers arc stationed at the post. Brlscoc pointed out that the 350 in the guardhouse represented a very small percentage of the total. Al- most all were he for being absent without leave or for drunkenness or for gambling. Private Carl B. 19. of an enlisted member of the regular was the slain man. He was serving 22 days In the guardhouse for being absent without leave for 11 days. The rioting began the guards fired over the heads of three prisoners they had detected In the act of climbing over two barbed wire fences surrounding the four mess hall and cluster of tents which form the post guardhouse. The other pris- oners poured from the barracks and begnn throwing rocks at the guards and their Brltcor jtald. At least four of the six ards fired over the heads of the milling prisoners. A fire hoso final- ly was used to halt the rioting. Briscoo saM ballWlcs tests were being made to identify the guard who fired the fatal shot. That jruard will be charged uiih man- slaughter brforr a military court and the others will also bf court martialod. This procedure was cus- tomary hejtaW. and dW not indi- cate that the army bclirvrd the wrds should he punished. Eriscor said did not intend to submit a report to the war T don't nr-rd help from he Thr Is all and cV-xrrd He rrportcd fhat -150 Thr win lose thfir rood behavior tlrv and the who trW to will be court martiaVxJ. usual Tcnce for an rucapr attempt Is four months. May Try New Restrictions On Gas Buying Curfew Fails To Achieve Its Purpose NEW YORK Gasoline stations from Maine to Florida compiled generally with the gov- ernment's 7 p. m. to 7 a. m. curfew program in its first but so little fuel was conserved that there was talk today of the possibility of or rationing. Night sales of gasoline were sus- pended voluntarily by eastern sea- board dealers last night at the re- quest of Secretary of Interior Harold L. oil but motorists generally stocked up before the curfew started. In Boston William general manager of the Automobile Legal said It probably would necessary to proclaim gasless Sundays after Labor in New England. Many of the six- state area's filling stations reported greatly increased sales over the week-end. If rationing becomes Thibodeau proposed that It be de- layed until after the vacation sea- son. To avert officials of the New England Gasoline Deal- ers association called a meeting to plan of the volun- tary conservation program more effective. The curfew applies only to east- ern where transportation difficulties arising from national defense and British aid threaten to cause an acute shortage of petro- leum products. Only scattered stations In the af- fected area remained open after 7 p. m. yesterday. But motorists bought so heavily before the dos- ing hour that filling stations re- ported sales Increased from 10 to 50 per cent over last Sunday. Dealers pointed out thnt the first day was not a fair test of the curfew. It was a clear Sun- day which brought out thousands of motorists. Dealers said their usual order was 'em In- stead of the customary request for five or worth. Some believed the voluntary cur- few would be succeeded by com- pulsory perhaps after Labor day. A few service stations remained open to supply commercial vehi- taxicabs and automobiles In emergency all of which were exempted by Ickes. There was no official enforce- ment of the curfew. Police point- ed out that It had been requested on a voluntary basis and there was no law requiring It. Hull Condemns March of Conquest WASHINGTON Secre- tary of Stale Cordtll Hull today denounced recent foreign develop- ments as demonstrating beyond doubt that a movement of is In proxresi by the Axis. He called for ever-Increasing de- production In ordrr that victims of the of barbarism can hope for the restoration of heir human rights and liberties. Chwdy Wormer OHIO. Increasing cloudiness and not quite cool Tuesday partly with show- in north portion. City Trrtrr- A.M. MAX Amarlllo .......WK-----Ft. Goody ..92 --M ........74-----CVar Pilfered From the President Even Mr. Roosevelt has trouble hanging on to his match books. Inscription on this one. by reporter from chief execu- tive's desk indicates FDR has been missing lots of matches dur- ing his semi-weekly press conferences. Zanesville Youth 2 Others Hurt in Accident Near Coal Run John Henry of 671 ML Auburn a col- ored orderly at Bethesda died at Memorial hospital in Marietta this morning from injuries sustained early Sun- day in an automobile accident near Coal in Washing- Gty Workers Get Mayor Petitions City hall bustled with activity today as Mayor Tom V. Moore- head's petitions of candidacy were distributed among all municipal administration leaders held another council of and Charley Ross began tutoring his successor to the post of parking meter supervisor. Ross was scheduled to be trans- ferred to the maintenance crew of the waterworks department this but the change was held up In order to give William a waterworks office a chance to learn the duties me- ter supervisor. Ross. It was will be assign- ed to the maintenance department of the waterworks as soon as Dil- lon Is considered able to handle the meter job. These same sources scoff at re- ports that the transfer of Ross Is the result of a with the mayor. the mayor called a conference of his most trusted em- ployes and ordered the distribution of scores of petitions for hU re- election among city workers. It was held certain that the or- der to begin circulation of the mayor's petition will eventually result In the resignation or dismis- sal of a number of city workers loyal to the Republican Black fac- which will not support the mayor for reflection as it did in 1937. No date was specified for return of the petitions to city hall and It was understood that municipal em- ployes will be ifiven a -reasonable to obtain O'DcmM Takts Oafffc As SMator WASHINGTON Governor W. Cee O'Dinfel took the oath of office today as senator from Texas to fill the unfxpircd term of the latr Senator Morris Shrppard. The nnc senator said automatically terminated his term as ircrrernor of the txme Star state. ton county. Two both of Zanes- were less seriously hurt. They were Cecil Johnson. and James K. both colored. State highway patrolmen at Ma- rietta said Norrls apparently lost control of his which struck a cement culvert on Route 77 be- tween Coal Run and Beverly. They were said to be returning from a party which they attended at Parkersburg on Saturday night. Johnson and Coins were asleep In the machine at the time. It is thought possible that the driver may also have fallen caus- ing the accident. Nbrrls died from a fractured skull. Johnson sustained a frac- tured left shoulder and was dis- missed from the hospital Sunday afternoon. Coins suffered minor cuts and bruises. Norrls was a lifelong resident of Zanesvllle and was a member of the St. Paul A. M. E. church. Surviving are his parents. Mr. and Louis Norrls. of the and four Mrs. Eleanor of Mrs. Florence of this Leila Patton. of Lee and Mrs. Gertrude of Amelia street. The body was brought to the Baker home here today. Roosevelt At Sea On Secret Voyage NEW LONDON-OV-The While House yacht Potomac rode the At- lantic ocean carrying set- loving President Roosevelt on a va- cation cruise. The of the Potomac were screened In secrecy the chief executive was piped aboard at the naval submarine base here last night and she sailed away for a week or ten days on salt water. The White House had asked that press and radio refrain from re- the boat's position. A special train which brought Roosevelt from Washington to New London was to Boston and so he could hurry back to the capital shoukS worM events dictate that the cruise cut short. .........7fi----Oar ........511 .........rr. ...Oo-Bdr ......88 dootfj ..W .M Otr-----74-----Otr ........5T7 Women Shoots CCC Worker IRONTON John 21. of Cclumbirv at near- by Camp of tho CK-iliart was In critical condition at an Ironton hospital to- day from an abdominal shotgun wound. Police Mid an Ironton woman Admitted Jthootlnc Coorprr contending attempted tc her. She held for I York .-8F7 204 .....70----- .OS D Iksrrn 34 boon at 8 IMJiy rtTrVm cmtnil rlnniTi. Traffic Too Heavy For Midget Car So Driver Tries Sidewalk Now they're dririnf automobile on the Patrolmen Fred and Al- bert receiving a report of an automobDe beinx drivrn on the skSfrwalk Saturday and upon found a rninla- ture car parked on the sidewalk rn front of the Paul Joseph restaur- ant on upper Main street The owner of the auto. Ray Sni- of Main said he toadinc some articles from Mr. Joseph In- so he drove Into a above the restaurant and down the side- walk and stopped In front of the restaurant. SnkJer Inasmuch ax the car was umall he thought It would be all rlgM to park on the sidewalk. Although the car was not Mock- Ing the the patrolmen toVS SnWer that they wtxuM che htm a ticket or feck Mm up If he repeated the offense. SnWer was told that It was against ihe law to park a machine on the He heeded warn- and quickly away to nil Russians Hold Their Own On Most Fronts As British Plans For Invasion Reported Ukroiit Appears to Immodkrto Objoctivo of Nazi Thrast With Troops Reported 50 Miles From Kiev The Associated German troops lunging past the bloody Zhitomir sector on the southern front have advanced within 50 miles of capital of the Soviet the Russians admitted while both sides told of new slaughter by the thousands in the 44-day-old struggle. Adolf Hitler's high command also claimed new success on the vital central front guarding Mot- cow. bulk of Solvet armed forc- es trapped east of Smolensk now have been destroyed. The remain- der is facing a Ger- man communique said. Smolensk Is 230 miles west of Moscow. Nazi dispatches said Rus- sians were thousands taken prisoner and 71 tanks captured in an unstated northern area. This may have been the same action re- ported by the German high com- which said Red army troops were taken prisoner west of Lake Pellpus in on the northern front below along with many cannon and supplies. The Russians countered with a report. that a Soviet tank column smashed through German forces near town on the northwest killing at least Nazi soldiers and littering the battle- fMd with the wreckage of more than 100 shell-torn tanks Armour- ed cars and quantities of field ar- tillery a flood of re- unconfirmed bat offici- ally peratetod In London that Britain would dispatch an expeditionary force to open op a storthent European potrfblj in Finland. London newspapers carried ad- vices from Goteborg. that a large British naval force was al- ready In the and Minister of Supply Lord Beaverbrook's Daily Express carried the head- the Axis Is asking where we will On the African war Brit- ish middle east headquarters re- ported that German and Italian troops were withdrawing from ad- vanced positions In the 4-monlhs- old liege of the British garrison at Tobruk. Libya. The enemy has apparently re- fused contact by withdrawing from forward positions under cover of a British communique Axis warplanes were busy at- tacking other British strongholds In north however. Seven- teen persons were killed and 50 wounded last night In a raid on the Suez the heaviest casual- ties yet recorded and raid alarms sounded in Cairo. Alexan- dria. Port Said and In several Egyptian Provinces. The Germans' grave new threat to Kiev and to the rich granaries of the Ukraine was conceded In a Red army bulletin. Nazi it had swept past the bitterly-contested town of Zhitomir on both sides. driving to the vidnlty of Bel Taerkov. barely 50 miles south of Kievn and 80 miles northwest of the provincial capital. In these the German high command said Nazi and Hun- garian panrer columns had cut off vital railroad lines of the Red armJes. DNB. the official German raid a newly-arrived Ital- ian expeditionary loner wouM Join the batUe on the southern front within a few reinforcing Ger- Berlin Pounded By RAF Raiders pounded Germany And occupied France day and nlcht over tht carrying their heavy of- fensive to a peak with a Saturday night mass attack on Berlin. There were new forays Into western Germany last night. Despite raids last night carried to Han- nover and where indus- tries and communications were V as well aa .to the docks. at Calais. Only a few German meanwhiler made scattered over Britain. In the northeast some casualties were caused whexi houses were demolished. Gemaa planes were reported off the KMBtaT' coast early this morning. Watchers last night saw the Aft- sault progress along the coast from Calais to Boulogne and Map Grte Nez as the British hombc rattled doors and windows In England. their mow. as one pilot expressed tt Saturday night when an estimated 200 to 300 British planes gavt the German capital Its 50th raid. The British air ministry describ- ed the raid as Hamburg's industry and railways took what was described as equal punishment and raiders also gave shipbuilding Kiel and Gefman-occupled Cherbourg Tak- ings. Four British planes were report- ed missing from these It was the eighth week of the RAF offensive which In July net- ted 90 German ships totalling near- ly tons in northern waters according to British In June. 39 RAF attacks bagjrd 30 ships totalling between and it was reported. The offensive has not been with- out cost and last week the British admitted loss of 46 claimed their fliers brought 76 Axis aircraft War Bulletins Italian torpe- do boat has rammed and sunk Britith submarine Cacha- the high command mkj today In a communique. The Cachalot was broken in the commnafr- que said. Ninety-one officers and men the crew were iti and taken it was added. communique 16- day reported that 17 perjoni were killed and 58 injured In an Axte air attack upon the Suez Canal area during the night. The ariiKnincement that atf alarms were founded in Egyptian but that only slight damage had been property. SHANGHAI Penhtoit though unconfirmed ctrca- lated today that Japanese and Rus- sian forces In tcalg paign was war of movement but DNB published a dispatch from of its entitled Warfare Also VWds By the Soviet govrrn- ment newspaper Izvestla declared already obrtons thtt Htt- on which he staked ts resistance growing and Urenglh. Red army forces are continuously coming to life The struggle of the Red army with the Fascist hordes b entering a new and decisive phase of vtoteal Moscow had its 31th air raid of RirmanUn and along the Amur river forces striving to conquer thcifrontvrr of Manchukuo and Siberia Ukraine treason-house. during the week-end and that The Germans declared the cam- suffered casualties. large number of Italian fighter wtre destroyed or. the ground when the British marie a on Regffto Calabria on southern Itmrr the RAF reported rt a middle east communique today. Anxrrican-raade Maryland bomb- nown by Soclh delivered a heavy attack on gun positions about It was DWATCH corn COLUMBUS Co- bw DispaTch today anaownctd ____________________________ from to three the lastVlght'Tnit In the price of Its aflenjoon Mid few bombers got through on newsstands and oo and little danvagt was caused. rtrrets. The German raids on iwrejed its rtryet from two ta r fm r   

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