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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - February 24, 1941, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Hitler to Unleash Fuehrer Promises Intensified Sea Warfare in March the Associated Adolf Hitler told the German people today that he would inject a new type of U-boat the expanded on the high seas next month and declared that within the past 48 hours Nazi submarines and planes had destroyed tons of British Of he tons were will find out in March and April what German-Italian submarine cooperation will mean to the German er in a broadcast from Hitler's speech followed by a day an address by Premier Mussolini in in which the Italian dictator acknowledged British victories in North Africa but declared whatever will march to the end side by side and predicted an eventual triumph of axis Munich Adolf in an emotional address to the German said today that he would unleash a of submarine the expanded next will find out in March and April what German-Italian ine cooperation will mean to he shouted New Crews Trained battles at sea can only be- gin 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 founding of the National Socialist said that within the past two days the German U-boat and air force had destroyed tons of enemy v .is address was picked up in the United States by N. B. C. and C. B. S. but was not rebroadcast in a few hours Hitler received a notice from our high command that our naval forces had just sunk tons of enemy It was a convoy and tons of the total tonnage were escort vessels while the remainder were Haven't will be much more from the first of and they will under- stand then that we haven't Every the ed realize that many is an powerful in world Hitler said in a warning that Germany must be are going to do business solely on the basis of German ad- he it's good for we shall and no American or British interests are going to put a stop to our way of doing must be reckoned with and whether we deal on an exchange basis or not that is no business of any New York or don Not Wanted Gauleiter introducing the have not wanted the and since you have not wanted it you going to be victorious because right as well as might is on our There was prolonged cheering as Hitler took his place on the form to begin his Hitler started speaking at a. 7 that German air and armored units have arrived in Sicily and Premier Mussolini told the Italian ple in an unheralded Sunday broadcast that although the war against Britain might be the final outcome surely would be an axis Cannot there will be hard ing is he the fighting will be long is also very But the final result is an axis Britain cannot win the whatever will march to the end side by side with II Duce scoffed at American fears of an axis arousing his listeners to gales of laughter identifying these fears with the of an invasion by tants of the not well-known but bellicose planet He defended the handling of the Libyan promised a spring offensive against the and assailed the minority of grumblers and Against Britain Twenty-Seventh 8481. Wisconsin February 24, 1941. Single Copy Five Cents BRITAIN WARNING JAPAN GIVES WAR POWER TO LA FOLLETTE Follette carried on the fight against the today with an assertion that it would give the president power create a state of leaving only to congress the permission to say with a formal declaration of reading a lengthy ad- agreed with Senator Clark who preceded him on the senate that Britain was not fighting America's battle and that this country should devote its energies to home Skull and means lette fine pings it is decked hides the skull and bones of death on old world battlefields and death on the seven Asserting that the legislation would give the chief executive green light of LaFollette that the president in- vokes the full scope of the warlike .i Mil UL and authorizations in this the American people will will smash without trouble when and as we Praises Axis Morale morale of the axis peoples is infinitely superior to the morale of the English he He ridiculed talk of a separate 7 West Ave. Scene of 4 Minor Traffic Accidents A total of four minor accidents were reported in the office of the police department all of them happening on West Grand avenue over the week Cars driven by George Route 1, and Route 4, collided on West Grand at p. m. The front fender and transmission case were damaged on the Bredle while the gas tank on the Condo machine was At a. m. today a car en by Mrs. Glen col- with a parked car owned by Alex A fender was damaged slightly on the first car while a bumper was bent on the Perrodin Fenders were dented on cars en by Charles and Morris when they col- on West Grand avenue at Saturday Total damage estimated at under Cars by Ray who was going east on West and Ray Stevens collided at Sunday but damage to the two was FDR ASKS MORE DEFENSE FUNDS Washington President Roosevelt asked congress today for an additional for tional defense purposes for the ance of the current fiscal Of the would be a direct appropriation and would be in contractual Lists Specific Items There were these specific To expedite production of ment and including tion of new plants and acquisition of of which would be for payments under contracts authorized in propriation acts for this In ad- contractual authority up to would be given the war Regular supplies of the of which would be in contract Clothing and 000. of which would pay off previous contract Army 000, in addition to in con- Includes Military Posts Military including tion of buildings and acquisition of in addition to in contractual hold all those who voted for it to strict will not find much tion to make between the man who pulled the trigger and the men who handed him a loaded gun and told him to use it as he May Say gives the president power to create a state of LaFollette only to congress the permission to say with a formal declaration of war recognizing the situation ated by the constitutional provision which divides the powers between the executive and the senate was never intended to be construed as reserving for the ate merely the power of saying after the act has been The Wisconsin who has supported many New Deal domestic declared he was larly by the ments written into the by the house and the senate foreign tions Don't Change stripes on a tiger doesn't make him a he de- don't think one can take a keg of paint it white and shorten the and put a fancy lighter to and expect that the explosion will be any less destructive because of a few out- ward LaFollette said that if he held the belief of some of his colleagues that our national life were at stake in the European war he would support NEW BALKAN FRONT arrows indicate how Turkish sources say Britain is ready to move large forces across the Mediterranean from to dash through Greece to meet Hitler's troops who have come down from Germany to the Salonika was described in other quarters as the able objective of Nazi troops who were expected to enter Bulgaria at Ruse if they do move into that Britain an- a large Mediterranean area had been marked off as to ON THE INSIDE NEWS IN PICTURES California flood sweeps house from See Page 10. i Draftee discovers he's not entitled to army pay but can't quit army See Page 2. Movie acting isn't all Bette Davis discovers See Page 6. Vice President Wallace helps Greek war relief See Page A. P. staff member safe after four days in Peru desert See Page Signal in tion to in contractual Air cash and in contract County Rural Carriers Elects Officers Officers for the coming year and three delegates were elected noon at thc annual meeting of the Wood County Rural Letter Carriers association held at the postoffice building The new officers include Lloyd A. C. and A. C. state convention to be held in age during July are Frank Ora and tor Rural letter carriers and their wives attended the meeting which was followed by a The state Manifee also attended the Seven Youth Missing as Auto Plunges Into River Prairie du Wis. Seven young people were drowned yesterday and another missing as their automobile plunged through the ice of the Mississippi river into 15 feet of water about 100 feet off The three girls and four were all from The missing Clarence 25, of was believed His hat was found floating on an ice cake and his parents said that he had not come home Saturday Drag River for Body Police continued to drag the er today in an effort to recover the missing The sheriff's ment said a toll bridge keeper had counted only seven in the car when it passed shortly before the but that one of the group may have been slouched down on the seat and escaped The identified dead were Vera 16; Helen 15, and Marguerite 17, all of Helmer 19; La Vern 10, owner of the Vernon 21, and val 20, all of Authorities began a search for the group when a toll bridge er reported that a ticket for the IF mil car had been Purchased but had 7 n Haas to Lecture on Inter-American Unity Grant C. Haas will lecture on the at the eighth meeting of the current world problems forum to be held tonight at the field The meeting begins at p. m. and all adult citizens of this city may at- tend without admission The series is under sponsorship of the board of vocational and adult Mr. Haas will discuss the gress of inter-American diplomacy and the problems involved in full collaboration by all western hemisphere nations in at- the objectives now being The world news of the week SPECIAL FEATURES 4 U. S. public sees danger in anese 3. Love southward See Page discussion and not been although several hours had The bodies were removed about 9 a. m. Undersheriff Duke Ziel testified before a which was called that the victims apparently visited several places of entertainment during the evening and at about 2 a. m. bought the toll bridge ticket for tho return Believes Driver Missed Turn He paid that just north of the toll bridge approach was a road leading to the river and about 50 feet from the river the road runs north along a railroad track between the river and the Apparently tho car driver missed the Ziel drove across the tracks and into the No eye witnesses were The police said that examination of the 1930 car showed that the group tried to escape from the car as there were several slashes in the roof and one of the windows was rear Extend Truce of Indo-China and Thailand Tokyo A second 10-day extension of the armistice between Thailand and French Indo- prolonging it to March 7, was announced today by the et information Japanese mediators were said to have suggested the extension in in- dividual talks yesterday with for Thailand and the French colony because of points requiring further Had its life not been lengthened the truce would have expired PEGLER SCORES GOVERNMENT'S UNION POLICY Washington Westbrook newspaper told a house committee today that the present labor union policy of the to force unwilling workers to join labor unions which may and do abuse them in many testified at a judiciary committee hearing on labor lems raised by the defense He declared that the government had to take any steps to the of labor Elections are ed and Pegler are juggled and known criminals and other crooks who er been convicted are in office by manipulation and Pegler swung into a relation of charges against several union and former labor union leaders whom he Thailand ed States citizens without urgent reasons for remaining in Thailand have been to leave for United States Minister Hugh G. Grant announced There are about 200 Americans in this The action followed by a week an order by the British consul for all women and children among its to Similar advice has been given heretofore by the Washington to Americans residing in China and French FALL FROM SPAN FATAL Milwaukee John 51, owner of a north side was found fatally injured on the ice under the Locust St. bridge here Police said he ently had leaped 60 feet span described as and He said he believed the charges were pertinent to problems of de- fense labor and he character of persons who are in a position to call international president of one A. F. of L. George elected to that office by a meeting of a group of underworld crooks in He was a convicted white slaver who had possessed for a time a cal charter from the Hits Activities a new business ity in the building service he moved in. William president of the A. F. of and Joseph general counsel or attorney so to of that huge both certified that he was a man of satisfactory character only a short time before the public disclosure that he was a thieving racketeer who had been robbing the members of his own Scalise since has been convicted and sentenced to Sing Sing prison n a case prosecuted by District At- orney Thomas E. office in New Pegler said he cited this case to prove that Green and knowingly or with culpable rence cooperated with a crook at the expense of the Charges Browne Endorsed another and endorsed and defended the administration of the racketeer president of another in- the Stagehands and vie Employes namely George who remained a member of the executive council or high erning body of the A. F. of L. both went to Louisville last June and before the convention of this racket union approved the administration of who openly admits that he appointed as his ambassadors plenipotentiary with full authority to represent him Willie n man who ran a Turkey Exhibits Stiffened Attitude in Balkan Crisis the Associated Britain and her neutral took a stiffer in the twin crises of the Balkans and the far east Authoritative diplomatic quarters in London said Britain has served notice on Japan that Japanese expansion ward in the Militarily allied to Turkey declared through hec Foreign Minister Sukru Saracoglu that she would find it im- possible remain indifferent to foreign activities might occur in her security This was an evident reference to Hitler's reported to send Nazi troops through Bulgaria for an attack on Turkey has long regarded Bulgaria as part of her security Turkey In what was interpreted as a to the expected ment of German troops into Foreign Minister kru Saracoglu said in a ment published today that Turkey would find it impossible remain indifferent to foreign which might occur in her security Will Fight Aggression will oppose with force any and all aggression which might be directed against her territorial integrity or her Saracoglu Turkey always nas considered Bulgaria to be a of her own security zone but diplomatic ob- servers were puzzled over the ex- act interpretation of the words that a non-belligerent ally of Great would be unable to expressed that the statement was prompted Bulgaria's seeming inclination to interpret her week-old pact with Turkey as an indication that Turkey would be in- to a Nazi march into garia so long as no violation of Turkish frontiers Troops Moving published in the government newspaper followed close upon reports ing Ankara that German troops ready had begun filtering into neighboring In all traffic in the Sofia dis- was halted bv police as they began a hunt for spreading anti-German one of a number of signs interpreted bv observers as cating impending Nazi troop ments into and across the Reports from Hungary said still more German soldiers were moving across that country into next door to whose der including tho area the Danube river facing the Rumanian shore where Nazi troops London British American warnings to against any aggressive move against Britain's far eastern naval or the Dutch East were reported in various ters The reports coincided with a ference between Prime Churchill and Japanese Ambassador Mamoru It was not bet that the warning was given in this in the Japanese envoy was said to have sought clarification of Britain's at- in the particularly in view of British mining of the sea approaches to The prime minister was under- stood to have given Shigemitsu ten replies to inquiries by Japanese Foreign Minister Yosuke Authoritative diplomatic sources earlier had said that a British view that Japanese southward expansion in the far east had been made known to Churchill later conferred with tha Turkish ambassador to The conference with Churchill took place in the absence of Foreign Secretary Anthony who is in the middle east. The Greek minister called Churchill during the on CONVOY ELUDES NAZI BOMBERS house of prostitution in Chicago and Nick a stick-up man and an habitual criminal with a long said the general counsel for Browne's union and the Bartenders another union infested with anil he from Scalise for amending his Boy Breaks Right Leg in Coasting Accident Bomb Damage Slight in Berlin But Raids Have Nuisance Value tne Fire Destroys Farm Home South of Bethel farm home by the Wood located three-quarters of a mife south of was entirely to lie in their nuisance by fire Sunday with iin disturbing the population and in total loss estimated at affecting the efficiency of Any observer wandering through struction shown in London The real importance of the at- tacks on the German capital which have been Here The scattered damage in Berlin a building meets shows that the wher they Milton was treated at the hospital Saturday for fractures to bones his right and todav are were forbidden to for- Order Blackout for Sofia Sofia was ordered to be ready for a blackout at a moment's no- beginning Gorman diplomats presented in Sofia the Nazi motion picture de- Germany's triumph on Ihe western Bulgarian Premier and members of his cabinet attended the showing of thc film which was similar to one shown in the Netherlands and Belgium just before tho mans marched into those Over 150 Tri-City Men Register for Defense Over 150 Legionnaires and ex- men registered for national service Saturday in Rapids and with total likely to grow when late I registrants their information f ls I to local The satisfactorily according Mon was hv thc j to his The youth was injured about Saturday afternoon while ing down a hill near his It might rasily be do call at come in for a building hemg numbers and with only light bombs under because of the flying and scheme for the problem of breaking is making A small chimney fire which ed at a. m. was supposedly ex- but flared up and before the Marshfield fire ment could be summoned the home The loss was partially covered by Over 100 people from nearby volunteered to fight the but saved only a few personal be- longings from the the problem of breaking through but several defense I When I Berlin sees little physical evidence of night bombing But Berlin alone can't be taken as the measuring rod for the of the British air arm over Germany as a The ex- tent of damage is a military You mav travel in and around Berlin at but you find no none of the You may have to detour because i renters there had j of a gaping hole in a street or be- traffic cause a dud hasn't been pT through air sometimes came 1 remember walking home early to serious one morning after a British raid Psychologically the British I VJ L because the power lines for the j ed a major point when they began street cars in one section of the j their first extended raids on city had been That same j lin last Until that point day workers coming into the city I Berliners generally believed the from a suburb were late at their J British never would be able to offices and workshops because an i touch the The Nazis had elevated trestle had been Such j told them so. Call No. 10 for Boxing Results Boxing fans interested in thf outcome of the Central Wisconsin Golden Gloves team's bouts in the Chicago tournament tonight are od to call The No. 10, for information any time after 8 p. m. Local team members in the bantamweight and lightweight classes will compete Radio station will broadcast a telegraphic de- scription of the bouts ing local between and 10 p. m. tional commander as an inventory of reserve Registration was entirely Fred local reported a total of 12C> name? in the with many more expected this and Frank were in charge of the Walter Nekoosa today said that 32 had registered by George Tom and Those to register last can still do so by contacting The Marshfield headquarters re- ported a registration of over 150. MOTORIST INJURED Howard 21, was treated for minor night after a car he was driving on Highway 73 on the out- skirts of Port skidded into a According to Nekoosa the accident occurred at 8 p. m. BY LARRY ALLEN With the British Fleet British wars h i p S beat off attempts by German ers to smash a group of convoyed ships and brought the vessels ly through to a central ean port Attacked Three Times German low-level raiders ed the fleet units three ering anti-aircraft aided by navy fighter for five nf the Nazi The Germans attacked the Brit- ish warships while the convoyed vessels were rearing their None of the British ships was The fleet units later made a broad sweep on the eastern hunting axis none was The British claimed success in combatting German after the crippling of the aircraft carrier Illustrious on January 10. Naval authorities declared that not a single Nazi plane attempted to dive-bomb the fleet in this latest ope The reported destruction of 90 German in attacks on Malta and in British on Sicilian bases was said also to have given the Germans respect for British ships and navy 8 Italian Ships tiie reported sinking of eight Italian supply ships bound for Libya in recent assaults by British submarines was declared to dashed Premier Mussolini's hopes of reinforcing westernmost part of THE WEATHER For Wisconsin t ing fair snow fl u r r i e s early tonight southeast and extreme colder Tuesday FAIR Today's Weather Maximum temperature for 24- hour period ending at 7 a. 36; minimum temperature for 24-hour period ending at 7 a. at 7 a. 20.
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