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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 er publication in the ville field THE ZANES VILLE SIGNAL Press if News if if 4 CM hive twi if ruders the Mst tat local pictures and the world's best wire serrice No 79 O- MONDAY AUG 1941 TWO CENTO NAZIS DRIVING TOWARD KIEV British Warships Reported Near Indo-China Jap Forbid to Sail For America U S Citizens Stranded by Jap Action The Associated A British naval squadron Including the 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 ward other bases within 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 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 atic is the first capital the British Royal navy has sent east of the Suez In many years j There was no Immediate ation for the Japanese action in suspending steamship tlon with the United It was understood that sailings 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 ready disposed of their 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 most impossible to obtain bookings for Shanghai Ships are sailing to Shanghai from Nagasaki but police restrictions on travel by 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 ican and In order to return permanently to the United States after long dence here Agriculture Minister Hiroyasu after a tour of the flood zones In and Ibaraki Mid today that he much prised extent of damage to crops The ship suspension order a fresh turn for the worse In relations War Whirl Entwines Thailand FOR BODY CLEVELAND in Coast today dragged Lake Erie near the fool of E street for the body of drowned while from a pier Police found Yost's and fishing tackle afier receiving reports he failed to re- turn hone lart night INDOCHINA Com Ronh Boy China Sea might 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 lish traveler and will speak at the annual Eastern Ohio Teachers association tion to be held in this city on Oct 23 and It was announced day by Kenneth C 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 tory of the Eastern Ohio Teachers association More than school teachers from this district attend the an- conventions which are held every four years in Other convention cities are Mari- etta Cambridge and af the association President Woodford of Jefferson vice president Samuel of and Mr Members of the executive com- Chester O Fred and Teal Martins Ferry The district U comprised of the Jefferson roe Carroll and Hired For Can't Be Fired For Marrying COLUMBUS AUy J Herbert today that the tenure effective 1 teachers with life can not be fired for In violation of local no teacher can be forced to retire before reaching the of TO rule of board of education will not prevail over definite of Herbert 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 hi school of morr than 900 nL For jm contract may new to be fol fey three pd after which board ma for five yan or Immorality or are the principal grounds for ing continuing contract teacher Dietrich declined on but be mail to every school board Under Herbert's ruling teachers may retire at the of 60 if they wWu or can be forced into retirement at 70 However If both teacher and school board In jervice rray be ex- 70 married banned by many woman teacher who U ified for continuing service status fci entitled to tender of a con- on 1 1941 thouph be then married a of the board of against the em- oC Officer Defends Action in Riot FORT H Butler commandant of Fort revealing that 350 diers confined to the guardhouse had rioted last Wednesday said today that policemen exactly the right in ing over their heads A soldier was killed by a bullet Approximately soldiers arc stationed at the post pointed out that the 350 in the guardhouse represented a very small percentage of the total 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 poured from the barracks and throwing rocks at the guards and their At least four of the six ards fired over the heads of the milling prisoners A fire hoso ly was used to halt the rioting saM tests were being made to identify the guard who fired the fatal shot That will be charged slaughter a military court and the others will also bf court This procedure was tomary and dW not cate that the army the should he punished said did not intend to submit a report to the war T don't help from he Thr Is all and He fhat -150 Thr win lose rood behavior and the who trW to will be court usual for an 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 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 pended voluntarily by eastern 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 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 son To avert officials of the New England Gasoline ers association called a meeting to plan of the tary conservation program more effective The curfew applies only to ern where transportation difficulties arising from national defense and British aid threaten to cause an acute shortage of leum products Only scattered stations In the area remained open after 7 p m yesterday But motorists bought so heavily before the ing hour that filling stations re- ported sales Increased from 10 to 50 per cent over last Sunday Dealers pointed out the first day was not a fair test of the curfew It was a clear 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 few would be succeeded by com- perhaps after Labor day A few service stations remained open to supply commercial taxicabs and automobiles In emergency all of which were exempted by Ickes There was no official ment of the curfew Police ed out that It had been requested on a voluntary basis and there was no law requiring It Hull Condemns March of Conquest WASHINGTON tary of Stale Hull today denounced recent foreign ments as demonstrating beyond doubt that a movement of is In by the Axis He called for ever-Increasing de- production In that victims of the of barbarism can hope for the restoration of heir human rights and liberties Wormer OHIO Increasing cloudiness and not quite cool Tuesday partly with in north portion City MAX Goody 92 Pilfered From the President Even Mr Roosevelt has trouble hanging on to his match books Inscription on this one by reporter from chief desk indicates FDR has been missing lots of matches 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 day in an automobile accident near Coal in Gty Workers Get Mayor Petitions City hall bustled with activity today as Mayor Tom V 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 ter supervisor Ross It was will be ed to the maintenance department of the waterworks as soon as 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 der to begin circulation of the mayor's petition will eventually result In the resignation or sal of a number of city workers loyal to the Republican Black 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 a to obtain Takts As SMator WASHINGTON Governor W Cee took the oath of office today as senator from Texas to fill the term of the latr Senator Morris The nnc senator said automatically terminated his term as of the Star state ton county Two both of were less seriously hurt They were Cecil Johnson and James K both colored State highway patrolmen at rietta said 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 ing the accident died from a fractured skull Johnson sustained a tured left shoulder and was dis- missed from the hospital Sunday afternoon Coins suffered minor cuts and bruises was a lifelong resident of and was a member of the St Paul A M E church Surviving are his parents Mr and Louis 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 While House yacht Potomac rode the At- ocean carrying loving President Roosevelt on a 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 position A special train which brought Roosevelt from Washington to New London was to Boston and so he could hurry back to the capital worM events dictate that the cruise cut short 511 rr 88 W M Women Shoots CCC Worker IRONTON John 21 of at by Camp of tho was In critical condition at an Ironton hospital day from an abdominal shotgun wound Police Mid an Ironton woman Admitted contending attempted tc her She held for I York 204 OS D 34 boon at 8 Traffic Too Heavy For Midget Car So Driver Tries Sidewalk Now they're automobile on the Patrolmen Fred and bert receiving a report of an on the Saturday and upon found a ture car parked on the sidewalk rn front of the Paul Joseph ant on upper Main street The owner of the auto Ray of Main said he some articles from Mr Joseph In- so he drove Into a above the restaurant and down the walk and stopped In front of the restaurant Inasmuch ax the car was he thought It would be all to park on the sidewalk Although the car was not Ing the the patrolmen toVS that they che a ticket or feck Mm up If he repeated the offense was told that It was against law to park a machine on the He heeded and quickly away to nil Russians Hold Their Own On Most Fronts As British Plans For Invasion Reported Appears to 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 struggle Adolf Hitler's high command also claimed new success on the vital central front guarding cow bulk of Solvet armed es trapped east of Smolensk now have been destroyed The der is facing a man communique said Smolensk Is 230 miles west of Moscow Nazi dispatches said 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 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 fMd with the wreckage of more than 100 tanks ed cars and quantities of field ar- tillery a flood of re- unconfirmed bat ally In London that Britain would dispatch an expeditionary force to open op a European in Finland London newspapers carried ad- vices from Goteborg that a large British naval force was ready In the and Minister of Supply Lord Beaverbrook's Daily Express carried the 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- positions In the 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 teen persons were killed and 50 wounded last night In a raid on the Suez the heaviest ties yet recorded and raid alarms sounded in Cairo 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 town of Zhitomir on both sides driving to the of Bel barely 50 miles south of and 80 miles northwest of the provincial capital In these the German high command said Nazi and garian columns had cut off vital railroad lines of the Red DNB the official German raid a ian expeditionary loner Join the batUe on the southern front within a few reinforcing Berlin Pounded By RAF Raiders pounded Germany And occupied France day and 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 nover and where tries and communications were V as well aa to the docks at Calais Only a few German made scattered over Britain In the northeast some casualties were caused houses were demolished planes were reported off the coast early this morning Watchers last night saw the sault progress along the coast from Calais to Boulogne and Map Nez as the British rattled doors and windows In England their mow as one pilot expressed tt Saturday night when an estimated 200 to 300 British planes the German capital Its raid The British air ministry ed the raid as Hamburg's industry and railways took what was described as equal punishment and raiders also gave shipbuilding Kiel and Cherbourg ings Four British planes were ed missing from these It was the eighth week of the RAF offensive which In July ted 90 German ships totalling ly tons in northern waters according to British In June 39 RAF attacks 30 ships totalling between and it was reported The offensive has not been out cost and last week the British admitted loss of 46 claimed their fliers brought 76 Axis aircraft War Bulletins Italian do boat has rammed and sunk submarine the high command mkj today In a communique The Cachalot was broken in the que said Ninety-one officers and men the crew were iti and taken it was added communique day reported that 17 were killed and 58 injured In an air attack upon the Suez Canal area during the night The that atf alarms were founded in Egyptian but that only slight damage had been property SHANGHAI though unconfirmed lated today that Japanese and sian forces In was war of movement but DNB published a dispatch from of its entitled Warfare Also By the Soviet ment newspaper declared already on which he staked ts resistance growing and 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 Moscow had its air raid of and along the Amur river forces striving to conquer of Manchukuo and Siberia Ukraine during the week-end and that The Germans declared the suffered casualties large number of Italian fighter destroyed or the ground when the British marie a on Calabria on southern the RAF reported rt a middle east communique today Maryland by Soclh delivered a heavy attack on gun positions about It was corn COLUMBUS bw DispaTch today from to three the In the price of Its Mid few bombers got through on newsstands and oo and little was caused The German raids on its from two ta r fm r
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