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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - December 7, 1941, Lowell, Massachusetts
The Lowell Sun the weather continued cold tonight and monday. And so Cox Sandav extra today s a irks the second Sun Day Clra published by the Sun Tinct the War began the first appeared in september of 1939, when England and France declared War on germ nov. Associated press International news Complete newspaper press h i 63rd year no. 286 Lowell mass. Sunday december 7 1941 16 pages 3 cents president Calls for 8.30 session tonight Roosevelt arranges extraordinary meeting congressional leaders of both parties to join Parley at 9 . Heavy loss of life i As it t raid Pear Harbor and Anna Washington dec. 7 api he president decided today after Apan s attack on Pearl Harbor heavy blows struck Pearl Harbor base no joke this is War says radio commentator on spot new York dec. 7 old damage has been done to thex. S. Naval base at Pearl Harbo to the of Honolulu Itsel by unidentified bombing planes an Abc observer reported today in a broadcast direct from Mono ulu. The observer standing on the roof of the advertiser building i Honolulu said the planes undoubtedly japanese made the raid unexpectedly. His report suddenly broken off. Before its interruption Bis re port said have witnessed this morn ing the attack or. Pearl Harbor an severe bombing of Pearl Harbo by army planes undoubtedly Jap anese. City of Honolulu has als been attacked and consid Erab damage done. Battle has been going o for nearly three hours. One of the bombs dropped wit in 50 feet of the Kegu Tower. It is no joke it is a real War. The Public of Honolulu have been advised to keep in their Homos and away from the army and Navy. There has been severe fighting going on in the air and on the at this Point the broadcast was interrupted. The speaker continued a few minutes later have no statement As to Hov much damage has been but it has been a very severe at j Washington. Dec. 7 tack. The White House announced at the army and Navy h appears 3i35 e s t d How have the air and sea under f la c Arm a Hall just received word that an american vessel believe u. S. Treasury to be a cargo ship had been Send Washington dec. 6 out signals of distress approx position of the Treasury dec. 700 Miles Wem of san receipts expend a Francisco. Turos net balance whether it had been torpedoed. _ was not immediately Learned a new York dec. 7 Hundred and fifty Nien were killed by a direct bomb hit on hic Kraan Field an Abc observer reported tonight from Honolulu. In addition to these casualties from an air raid by planes which the observer identified As japanese he said three a s. Ships including the battleship Oklahoma were attacked in Pearl Harnd Manila to Call an exl Rardin y meeting of the Cabinet for 30 p. M. Tonight and to have congressional leaders of both part join the conference at s p. M. Or. Roosevelt the White House said is assembling All the facts As rapidly As pos sible and in All probability he will a quickly As possible make a full informative re port to Congress probably in the form of a at the time of his decision Foi i special meeting of the Cabine my congressional chieftains or. Roosevelt was conferring with his Navy secretaries and the my chief of staff. Gen. George Marshall. Presidential Secretary Ste phen Early said that the meet ing would emphasize International affairs rather than Mil itary strategy. He emphasized the time or. Roosevelt was not calling in chairmen of the Senate and House military and naval committees. Invited to the while House from Capitol Hill tonight were vice president Wallace speaker Ray Burn House majority Leader Mccormack House Republican Leader Martin. Chairman Bloom of the House foreign affairs committee representative Eaton . A a High ranking minority member of the same committee senator Mcnary of Oregon the Republican Leader senator Austin of Vermont the assistant Republican Leader chairman Connally
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