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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1942, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME TORY ANB 1 j j i MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLVIII CLAIM 7 NAZIS LANDED LIKE AN INVADINGFORCE U S Prosecutors Fight Effort to Take Cases Before Civil Court WASHINGTON Govern ment prosecutors ofseven alleged nazi saboteurs fought a defense challenge of President Roosevelts right to order a military trial by contending before the supreme court Wednesday that the prison ers were enemies in as practical a sense as parachutists or invad ing armies The challenge of the wartime powers of the president and Commanderinchief came in a request for a writ of habeas corpus through which army of ficers sworn to defend the ac cused seek to get their case taken away from the presiden itallyappoinfed military com mission and into the civil courts To the defense contention that the presidents proclamation deny ing the prisoners access to civil courts was totally invalid and unconstitutional the prosecution rejoined Those whom the enemy sends todestroy our industries and jives and the very existence of the nation can hardly be in a position to claim constitutional rights privileges and immunities to rt atlon whicil they seek The arguments were presented at an extraordinary session of the nation s highest tribunal gathered As6 l ClliGf J CC defense counsel outlined the de fense case and noted thc admis had landed sub marines Justice Jackson inter posed a question as to why they an invading Royall explained that the that m nor 5lorr 7 is i ant Scots Guards infantrymen are nicturprf nhm H S i north Afrcan front Tanks dust near Ei Alamein Pictuied above attacking through a haze of smoke and ash for constitutional which we do not soldiers T Justices Murphy ana u jvere absent from the benth when he proceedings started The difef justice announced that Douglas There was no announced ex plana on of Murphys absence but t had been speculated previously that he might disqualify himself as tie has been serving in the army Addressing himself to Attofncv said he was force jany and were not German military ven if they did constitute ling force he continued r was to the true andaSkCdBiddleir Biddle replied that thc defense leas corpus apcung that counsel for both fv in urging you to sit You may proceed the chief ushce said by wav of directed to go unarmed and not to kill or injure any individual They came to America on submarines and landed in two frouPs LOUR Island and the Florida coasts They brought certain explosives which they buried on the sea shore At the time of their arrest they had committed no acts of sabotage had taken m steps toward sab o affc and iiad made no definite Plans as to lime and place of committing any sabotasc The defense acknowledged hat HI of the petitioners were citi zens of the German rcich cxceol Herbert Hans Haupl 22 youn4s of the defendants who was brought o this countrv when years old and acquired United States citizenship through his par ents naturalization asserted through counsel never had renounced his Report Yanks j Are in Gold Coast Colony LONDON Roulcrs Blit ish news Agency Wednesday Force Back Nipponese in New Guinea y enesday quoted Lord Swinton British resi dent mmjster for wcst Atric declaring in a broadcast from Accra gold coast colony Ameri cans are here with us They are everywhere in this worldwide conflict I have already experienced co operation and frank partnership S patrols have driven strong and aggressive Japanese units back from advanced out posts they occupied in the vicinity at Kokoda New Guinea only CO miles from the most advanced allied base at Port Moresby General MacArthurs headquar ters announced Wednesday From their newly occupied base at Gona mission on the northeastern coast of the Pa puan peninsula the Japanese Patrols have advanced 55 miles inland in less than a week and nave clashed with allied na tro s near the small government station of Kokoda Troops of General MacArthuvs command poshed back the in vaders Tuesday while allied bombers in three different attacks mashed at the enemy installations and supply stoies al Gona miss Kokoda is a small town will m airdrome a rubber plantation nd a few buildings It is situ ited in hilly country and behind t ho Owen Stanley range rises to height of 8000 feet and more 011 Moresby lies to the soulh on the other side of the angc le A headquarters spokesman it still was uncertain the probing action of the Japanese was a mere patrol maneuver or the preliminary advance o an attack on Tort Moresby A single Japanese dropped several bombs on Port Moresby Tuesday night but there was no damage a communique said The spokesman said here was evidence of reinforcements lor he Japanese forces at Gona mission which orieinnllv were FOUR MOTORED BOMBERS LASH GERMAN PORT Official Says Results More Successful Than We Had Anticipated B raid dc very even more so than we anticipated fourmotored members of the HAF spiead a ruinous rain of ex on Hnm Wednesday night for the second tme m three nights Loss of 32 bombers was vhat hignei Ulan jn one ia ds due to the light of a nearly Hon strollg tion of fighters over Germanys greatest port and bestdefended RAF do was may also Loss of 29 planes that Tuesday nights have been on the SOOn of that attack The thunder of bombs in the already hardhit submarine bui d drove home Air Mar shal Sir Arthur T Harris Erim Wc are going to scourge the third rcich from end to end Thc raid the ItAF1 i bombers three more han the number of planes lost Sunday nigit Nazis Stress Defenses Put Up on Coast By UNITED PRESS Germany staged a parade of veteran troops in Paris Wednes day apparently to convince the united nations that it could ricfeat an attempt to invade the conti nent as well as to insult further the defeated French of the German official news agency broadcast by Berlin and heard by the United Press in London said German troops who have nistinguisheil themselves par ticularly on the eastern front marched through Paris ncsclay including units of the bb combat troops just arrived from the cast tu SBrVe chief in the west who also arrived to take the salute f vniTfCy with new vehicles and weapons Presumably the Paris was staged to offset in nounccmeiUs of the arrival of many German division from TThctwo United States army col inconceivable to ayail satd in a protracted argument patterned Hies of the 72page brief of and told the court Hay we respectfullv suKEcst that the instant case presents a real lest of our democratic form f government and its judicial system It trite out stJ ruc to say that the soundness of any Proves it the hard cases where ClCmcU of Dublic Such circumstances test a jownunwt system to protect self self Peril Heightened son should be deprived right to protect his lib they would civil courts in the d The defense disclosed that Jus tice James W Morris of the Unit ed States district court for the Distnct of Columbia denied Tues day an application the petition ers for permission to present peti tions tor writs of habeaus corpus The defense freely conceded that all of the eight accused at tendee a school near Berlin and received instructions and directions for sabotaging manufacturing and transportation facilities but de elared that all the petitioners had testefed that they did not intend sabotage In thc case of two or more DC Utioners the brief said this int yny WBS corrobo laica ly other evidence produced by the prosecution Alt of the pe titioners deny their guilt The brief made this summary n facts relative totheir conduct prior to arrest Petltloners attended a school near Berlin and received mstructons and directions as to turine snH Cted to com u gc within 90 days afterjheir aniva in America received no instructions A Japanese flying boat at tempted to make a third attack on Townsvil e on the northeast coast of Australia Tuesday night but allied night inter cepted it forced the pilot to drop KT mbs in tile scil and Prob ably destroyed the plane the communique said planc uas it re peatedly and when last seen was losing height it was reported On two previous raids Japanese flv the dropped their bombs in Allied bomber units meanwhile attacked the airdrome in Jap aneseoccupied Kocpang Dutch Timor again and scored bits in ihc target area Japanese fighter Planes altcmpted lo intercept the Good Catch TOPEKA Kans WjGordon Elliott caught in a nearby Jake Three bnss Four crappies Five bluegills One usoable automobile tire The HAP statement ljat he RAF losses were less than 5 per cent of thc total number of planes indicated that GOO raiders p a t ci patccl then and again T csdVv n8W if losses vcrcon1 the The attack came only a few y Red Star e dCnd m Hamburg the Sunday night raid and higH command were shot down in the Hambur raders Tuesday night JTrtc casu and damage there Meanwhile Hurricane fight er bombers patrolling he Ger manheld coast were said to liave damaged a 300 to 400ton steamer and a motor torpedo ih damaged Ibrce other vessels niihT UAfi f Tuesdav night raid said There was mucli heavy cloud over ihc city hut large fires were seen by a number of thc crew in beovr thc toud anti vCr r 1CrCC from r t Cuft fiuns and search lights to bomb from a low level lhc air ministry announced that other plots flying Hurricanes Bostons and Havocs damaged air dromes r divisions In recent months H tivo tank divisions have been brought to Ilssia jccupled France Red Slar eC Erou of SPEARHEADS OF NAZIS AIMED AT VITAL RAILWAY Germans Claim Reds Pushed Back Despite Stubborn Resistance By EDDY GILMOllE MOSCOW The Russian defense of ihc Caucasus showed signs of stiffening Wednesday as thc steadily reinforced German drive across the lower Don shaped into spearheads toward Kush chevka Salsk and tlic TiUhoretsls Mahnsrad railroad linking the oil fields to central Kusia f X V A communique said the red army was displaying stubborn resistance after being forced back in the Balisk area 15 miles south of Rostov alonfhr main railway to uc oii porl r Baku Kushchcvka is a slalimi nn this line 15 miles south of Kostnv Tlie Germans also were merl ins stiff resistance against a sec ondary thrust developing down n i taisk to the junction the at of the 5 He j sent f r fighter his The SS combat troops arc b ul up by the Germans not ruthlossncis any civilii outbreaks either Germany proper or in occupied countries Announcement of the Paris m rade came at a moment when Sfcd af dM named a campaign des enprt in convince the allies that they could not open up a 5econd western Europe In numerous broadcasts Berlin emphasized thc elaborate defe sivc system built along the coast of occupied France v U said that for two years lens of thousands of workers lial Rostov Farther llp the DOM midwav between Rostov and StalYngrad the Germans battle fiercely under jhellfire and bombing m ail iN tempt to enlarge at least throe on the south bank of the riven n the Tsimliansk area flf flows wilhi miles of the last rail line between Russia and the Caucasus Gcrman hish command saul the Kiisiia wcrc pushed hack Icspilc stubborn resistance and reported that its troops bad crossed the Sal and Manych rivers tributaries which enter the Don from the n h Sa iS 20 milcs of the in thc Tsimliansk rcffion and the Manych is 10 miles south of thc Do mjiav between the SajanI Rostov Izvestia the government new ofapeh sai Russian of hem flying United Stales down had shot German planes in aerial and n he Olth Caucasus and Don bend battlefields HuVVCC three seizure of Caucasus oil neutralixation of red Weather Report FORECAST or com mi Germany mealing the same to Jhcy were expressly sov capture of Rostov and the river Don near TafmlitnVk Th bndjreheads on thc thrust eastward from SWL a nazi turned back waves of defenders west of StalSnwid i nvcr benti area CITY Rather worm sday afternoon Wednes day night and Thursday fore noon IOWA Not much change in tem perature Wednesday night and Thursday forenoon Scattered hundcrshowers in west por ton Wednesday night and west and centra portions Thursday forenoon MINNESOTA No decided change in temperature Wednesday night and Thursday forenoon shtwers or thunder storms southwest and south central portions Wednesday rught and south and central por tions Thursday forenoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Tuesday 86 Minimum Tuesday night 56 At 8 a m Wednesday 68 YEAR AGO Maximum g Minimum Precipitation 3nd iuiiirojica communications in noi tnern Franco Belgium and Holland and attacked channel shipping Tuesday night Three fighters wcrc lost pre sumably on these forays Two enemy fighters were de al patrol flyers it was announced A Mcsscrschmitt which al li I Briisb trawlers in the English channel early Wednesday was reported by the admiralty to have been shot into the sea The admiralty said there were three casualties on the Iraulers but no serious damage The air ministry news service said damage wrought by British attacks upon the lowlands and northern France included railway locomotives and the oil and water tanks of various factories Four fires were reported started in a raihvay yard WILL REPORT LATE SPOKANE Wash Prosecutor Ed Lehan is going to be late reporting for army duty Le Jnv Ceivetl ordcs Monday nily report for duly as a second lieutenant July 24 Savimrs and now ivcrc employed anil that several hundred new foris had been added to 2300 already existing m northern France Describing a visit of inspection made by staff officers of the Ger man command in France Berlin was found that these tic bunkers and ditches and the automatic tank traps and barrages as well as the other particularly strong fortifications arc ncarlv completed They have been all AC r ovcr lhc forllfication engineer said that they were thc best ami most mod ern m the entire world ti VichyRratio chimed in by quo nz that German troops were so numerous that an American in va0 was doomed to failure said that new arms had been prepared for thc attack In London the Netherlands new agency reported that the Germans had erected new defenses c cally directed against parachute coaT B 1C Nctherlands r to r totcs antj rd vhith allclfv is menaced by German forces eastward lhc Rome radio declared tin I Stalingrad had been placed under re from heavy German guns Ucd Star ihT army ncwspa had ad stiffened since the aban donment of Rostov but de mandeU that commanders and h hCrSr S mV rcalcr m the face or the enemy Fresh German Kains wcrc both the Bataish ansk sectors of the CaucasuJ The communist parly cwc paper Pravda said Rus ul Arrest Morals Agent Who Was Tending Bar BOYLESTOWN Pa P A morals agent assigned by the slate department of labor and in dustry to guard against indecent shows at a roadhouse was among six persons arrested when tht Pace w3s aklcd Liquor board officers said he was tending bar t use a Sun and it each cHizcn to be js the duty of Icaflc ts ready at J0 C lnks Of Opin8 lo tllssian Plancs soon would that the Germans lvuula storm that city Leningrad has been a northwestern anchor ot the Russia fran besieged and under sporadic bombardments more than 11 monlhs A commiinique acknowledged a soulil of Rostov tsaid inis CBITIO sftcr the Germans had moved up fresh troops The German high com mand asserted that BataUk caplurcd Monday Our men arc di stubborn resistance lo the lackimr enemy units the so Met information bureau said Diirm Tuesday in one sector they disabled JU German tanks at ;