Laredo Times Newspaper Archives Jun 23 1940, Page 1

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Laredo Times (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Laredo, Texas A Day thought but he that 15 greatest among you shall be your 23 11. Galls on every to repudiate action Bordeaux government a of h a 59th year no. 8 22 pages Laredo Texas sunday june 23, 1940 Price 6c ? ? ? ? ? ? ? be ? ? unit Here seeks r. 0. T. C. Behind the by Ray Tucker checking the department of Justice also the intelligence divisions of the state War and Navy departments have uncovered startling. Evidence of fifth column activities in the United states. Although hysteria Over a supposed Ujj fifth column May be used for political and propaganda purposes there is no denying that subversive nazi activities Are under Way in this country. Arrests have been quietly made in this particular Case but there has been no mention of them in the headlines. Here is what happened there lived a Fine old German in a certain new England City he was loved and respected by everybody and they gave him a grand funeral. His son also loved and trusted married a Home town girl and there was no question of his loyalty to the United states. Recently however his Home was entered and the Federal invaders found that he owned a $1,200 radio set with which he Lent nightly Short wave messages to Berlin. He also had detailed pictures of two plants one turned out Shell casings Jot the allies and the american armies in the last War the other How makes one of the finest bomb ers in the world. Continued on Page 10 Laredo would High school Here w. P. Galligan a third Effort to get a r.o.t.c., unit in the Laredo High school was made saturday by w. P. Galligan superintendent of City schools in a letter to maj. Gen. Herbert j. Brees eighth corps area commander fort Sam Houston. Galligan said that twice previously he had made such application and had been told that a Hundred other schools were ahead of Laredo. With the recent change in the National defense set up the school superintendent said he had made another a continued on Page 7. Fight Knox Periscope and Here George Spence and Bov Phelps trying to dope out Why fort Mcintosh does t get anymore troops. Yonder Tom Deats planning to go out to California and see his son in the Marine corps before the latter shoves off to Shanghai. And Here or Val. Plug enjoying a letter from his Little daughter Patsy who is on vacation. Deny report congratulations to Little miss Genevieve Williamson daughter of Jimmie and Orrie Lee who was two years old yesterday. Mexico City june 22- London june 22- the air ministry announced the Krupp Arma " ments works at Essen were bombed by the Royal air Force last night. Important German aircraft factories and storage buildings were report ebb attacked by heavy bombers in raids which lasted an hour and a half. Direct bomb hits were scored on the Focke Wulf aircraft works at Bremen the air ministry said and six ammunition and Supply trains be tween Bremen and Guna Bruck were wrecked. Rome negotiating Rome june 32- a the place and time of armistice negotiations bad tween italian representatives and the French emissaries flown Here today from Compi Egene Forest was kept secret tonight in Rome pending official announcement. Italians first Learned that the French had signed the terms of German armistice in a special German radio announcement. The German broadcast said the terms could not yet be disclosed a later italian radio announcement said the terms probably would fall into three groups 1-German occupation of France s English Channel ports until the War with England is ended 2-military measures to assure that the French will not Aid Britain. 3-economic measures to assure that the French will not Aid Britain. 4-economic measures in preparation for peace in which reparations will be made to Germany for the wrongs she suffered at the end of i Ico. The world War i i Gold ship sails Vera Cruz Mexico june 22. A a the United states passenger liver Mexico was Enro Ute to new York today with a reported cargo of 23,660 ounces of Gold and 305,515 ounces of Silver for Deposit there to the account of the Bank of mox 4 l 1 \ _ _ St sailed

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