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Pampa News, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Pampa, Texas I j British claim italian air raids jibe 22 italian on two Hival base wort beaten off by the antiaircraft guns of British and French of the attacking bombers of batteries joined in a heavy bombardment of the enemy Ftp Felt fell in the but hit and Over the cites Rohl file raiders apparently from r nazi battleship Danta Italy Odese Floese islands the in which were driven by the co operative action of both italian planes also bombed French several times to but there no casualties and no known Malta was bombed the Day the attack led to predictions that Egypt might quickly declare War on two persons were killed and including two injured in ther a British naval com Mun que Only last night French official sources predicted that Frances big Mediterranean Fleet and Middle East armies in Syria would fight on be Side the regardless of the Home governments decision As to today action b6re this the British air Arm likewise has been striking offensively after a Dawn bombardment at ital Ian heavy smoke poured from a Large warship in the the British june 22 naval and nor seeking to the sinking of the ton aircraft Way Laid the German Battle ship Scharnhorst off Trond Hielm fjord and badly damaged the admiralty said shortly afterwards the admiralty announced that a Large italian sub attacked with depth charges in the Tiuli of had sur to the British trawler reported damaged Early this morning shortly after she and her sister the Sank the glorious in the North sea june was spied by a submarine leaving the the Scharnhorst was under heavy but the submarine launched a torpedo and it struck the Royal air Force coastal command was notified and torpedo bomber aircraft opened the Scharnhorst momentarily but a destroyer was two of the British planes failed to an hour said the British despite the escort of destroyers and a guard of at least 60 Messerschmidt fighting the coastal command planes again at tacked and scored three direct bomb two struck alongside numbers one and two gun the other was full on the from which a great Quantity of debris Rose in the the communique the admiralty said the Scharn Horst was damaged in trondheim fjord june in april prime min ister Churchill told the House of commons the ship had been hit perhaps in a running fight with the British Battle Cruiser but it had escaped behind a smoke screen Laid Down German the air ministry said the Voyed Scharnhorst was Sta darted by relays of Lockheed a Besoin reconnaissance planes for nearly nine enemy aircraft often caught up them there were Ai number of fierce at least two of the German planes were the air and others seriously the weather West Texas partly Cloudy to Cloudy sunday with showers and Thunder monday partly Cloudy with the ram a news 38 65 20 pages today june 1940 full a leased wire Price five cents Good morning in the Clear mind of virtue treason can find no hiding Churchill Beds frenchmen to fight on Gigantic tax Bill passed by Congress Prog ram will give Fleet total of 618 warships by the associated press june 22 a warship construction program to make the Ameri can Navy the greatest assemblage of sea Power the world has Ever known was voted by the House today after scarcely two hours de Congress approved a billion Dol Lar tax Bill and a de sense appropriation measure today and cleared its desk for weeks recess hours before the Midnight deadline set by the purpose of this High Speed a was twofold to allow an interlude for the Republican National convention beginning monday at Philadelphia and to get vital appropriation measures into welf Tief new fiscal year Start son july in addition to giving Quick approval to Senate House compromises on the tax and defense the two branches of Congress accepted and sent along to the White House a Compromise Relief appropriation As finally the defense tax Bill was shorn of a Senate approved proposal for a War prot see ship Page 6 passes 4billion Dollar ship Bill Jap troops said to be moving toward French Indochina june 22 United states government made Plain As news dispatches from the Orient reported japanese troops moving toward French indo that it would regard any at tempt to alter that colons status by Force As a threat to peace in the entire Pacific questioned at a press conference about the reported japanese Active Secretary of state Hull said he knew nothing other than the press but called attention to his previous statements concerning maintenance of the status quo in the in the Field of foreign policy near Hull said that All the 20 other american republics had replied favourably in principle in this governments suggestion that they con sult shortly on problems growing out of the european said he could not yet disclose when and where the pan american consultation would be nor whether he would be the United states it has been widely assumed that the meeting would be about july 15 in in his remarks on the pan Amer the Secretary of state said a tentative United states proposal for an inter american trading arrangement was almost ready for submission to the individual governments in this but that this plan would not necessarily be taken up at the forthcoming pan Inch of Bain Falls Here Friday Pampa received its third heaviest rainfall of 1940 to Date Friday after noon and when of was recorded heaviest rainfall of year to Date was on february 17 when was More than the rainfall of january first Shower cof the rain started falling at Oclock Friday afternoon and lasted until Oclock that with a drizzling rain falling at there was Wop Char Trace of precipitation at pr0pitation for the month to Date to tall Tor the 4 month pay for no car Pix be tire negotiate in historic car evidently meaning to spare the French Little embarrassment in the nazis have chosen the dining car in which they signed the 1918 peace in the co Peigne Forest for French this historic photo shows the al lied leaders leaving the car in marshal Foch is the second person from the right and Wey Gand is the second from the Senate committee to quiz Knox on views c will hold picnic july 2 at Lake Mcclellan Lake Mcclellan Well be the lotion of the july meeting of the Pampa Chambers of Commerce and interested it was announced following a meeting of the executive committee of the Board of City development the meeting will Tage the form of a picnic at the night of july Honor guests at the meeting will be officials of the soil conserva Tion the Bureau of Agri cultural and of the Panhandle water conservation a reservations for the which will be open to men and women of the can be made at the chamber of Commerce office in the City Telephone must be made in Advance so that we will know How Many to president Fanis Oden of the cd the lunch picnic will be open to everyone interested in the chamber of Commerce and the persons having cars in which they can carry passengers to the Lake Are asked to leave the number they can i heard a couple who drove Here from Amarillo last night telling friends that they counted 32 rabbits on the Road in a 20mile stretch and 0 of them were in they darted Juji around and under the july the associated press june Strong opposition within the sen ate naval committee to Confirma Tion of Frank Knox Nomi nation to be Secretary of the Navy was reported today after the com Mittee decided to question him on his views toward United states policy and the one committee who said he favored approval of the Nomina asserted that an informal poll indicated that if the vote were taken today the nomination would be 11 to he expressed the opinion that whether or not the committee approved the nomination would de Pend on Knox statement of his attitude toward possible intervention in the european chairman Walsh merely announced after the closed ses Sion that it had been decided unanimously to summon for questioning 011 his and that the hearing probably would be held on july it was reported that it was proposed in the session that the committee Issue a Public statement to the effect that it intended to investigate knows views and that if it found that he favored it would reject his this proposal was said to have brought from senator Ellender q the protest that this would constitute prejudgment of in this stand he was reported to have been supported by senator Johnson and senator Hale r with other members finally adopting the same Walsh told reported that com Mittee members had received scores of and expressions on Knox nomination see Page 6 time to Call at at Francis Ana Willkie Tavonte to win gop nomination Miami an goes to Hospital after fight Bond of was posted at Oclock last Naff it by Lockhart of Laketon on a charge of aggravated assault in alleged connection with a fight that occurred at Oclock saturday night front of the Post in which Bert baser o Miami was Rasor suffered five deep cuts on his cuts under the his lips were Blue and a broken and swollen he was unconscious when brought to Wor Ley Hospital in a Clay funeral Home Early this morning the Hospital reported his condition As blood was spattered Over the front seat of lock arts on lock Harts and on a that police said Lockhart had used in beat As police reconstructed the of Rasor was seated in lock arts car in front of the Post lock Hart pulled him out and beat him to the ground with his according to the at the police station last night Lockhart declined to make a state saying he would Only talk to his names of witnesses and data on the fight were gathered by police and turned Over to county Lockhart was arrested by Manning and Ray Pampa taken to the police then turned into the custody of Dep Uty sheriff Glenn Canadian trippers to be Here monday Canadian Goodwill trippers will swing into Pampa at 5 Oclock Mon Day afternoon to Tell pampas All about their big Anvil Park Rodeo to be held 3 and the trip pers will be led by Cari the Canadian visitors will be met by Huff and the Goodwill com Mittee of the Board of City development and escorted to the 100 Block on North Cuyler Street where a Remote control broadcast will be presented Over station Pam Pampa residents Are invited to be downtown at 5 Oclock to Welcome the Pampa baby has 9 grandmothers and 5 grandfathers Verna Darline Stokes is a very fortunate Young has nine living grandmothers and five living Verna Dar line was born to and Iven Stokes in a local Hospital last she weighed 8 Stokes is with the coca cola company the baby is the fourth of four generations of the Stokes family living in she is the fifth girl on her mothers Side and the fifth girl on her fathers she also is the fifth generation of three living Texas her Mother is the former Eula Fae Verna Darlles grandmothers on her fathers Side Are his grandmother and great and his fathers Mother and on her fathers Side her grandmothers Are her mothers grand Mother and and her fathers Mother and grand grandfathers Are the four grandfathers and one great Gam parents residing in the Panhandle Are and de Stokes Pampa and and Cla Debarnes of june 22 leading contenders for the tie publican presidential nomination arrived in this Carniv Albent convention City today denying fast flying rumours of impending and looking Forward to the party first wide open contest for the nomination since Wendell the new York utilities Man risen from dark horse ranks Thomas the Young new York District who swept the preference and senator Robert Taft of fresh from the firing line in Wash reached town to join sen Ator Gannett and governor Arthur James of con tenders who had previously taken up their quarters one of the prominent senator Arthur Vandenberg of was not due in town until holding a press said flatly that there was no truth in reports ing up with those of senator Taft in an Effort to Stop asked whether he would accept a vice presidential he said i Trust the question is seated in a Pullman chair Between North Philadelphia and thirtieth Street Willkie poo poohed All talk of a Stop Willkie move ment with an assertion that other candidates did not control their Dele Gates to such an and flatly asserted he would not accept the Vic presidential the party National committee voted unanimously for a Rule which see Page g for concerned Over Axis naval ratio Hyde june 22 Roosevelt was under stood tonight to have received from naval experts data showing that if Germany took the French the Axis nations would have a combined sea Power on third greater than that o the United the president was represented As very much concerned with this prob Lem of relative naval strength As it affects the Western the rough figures indicate in addition that should the British Navy fall into hands of the Axis their superiority at sea Over the United states would be in the ratio of two and on third to it was that the naval observers have rated the and United states fleets about on a Par in the data Laid before the that fact took on significance inasmuch As japanese naval strength see Page 6 England Ripe for storming nazis Boasi by the pros june is Ripe for Wellin formed nazi quarters said to As this View widened in Ger Many the Days communique told of increased pressure against England from the air and on the nearly 100 bombers roared Over English coast communities last night in another mass demonstration of air they will go the German press emphasized that adequately based planes need not fear sea the news service Dienst aus deutschland declared that eng land is an Ideal subject for at tack in that it is a setup for Quick destructive air forays and for the news service added eng land is being Defeated by one of its own every hour of delay in the French decision at com Pisegne Forest helped the German army to make the French military position More German sources the armistice is going hand in hand with the final collapse of the French was the Way one press report put Germany is in Possession of excellent air bases along the French and belgian Dienst aus deutschland pointed out in developing its thesis that England is Ripe for More than 30 per cent of All imports and exports of the Brit ish Isles have been stopped since the entry of Italy into the War and uie collapse of it the communique said 25 enemy see nazis Page g temperatures in Pampa c Friday 08 11 Friday Midnight 08 6 7 8 u 10 11 12 noon 1 2 3 5 87 6 88 7 8 1 id 11 76 12 old Leht 74 saturday maximum 87 saturday minimum go today go 67 78 woman injured when blast wrecks House severe Burns on and face were suffered by Bernice As the result of an explosion that demolished a three room House at 807 West Francis at Oclock last at the Pamp Jarratt Hospital last where she was taken in a clays Home her condition was reported As Seri Ous but not critical and she was do ing As Well As could be noise of the explosion caused a juror among causing Tele phones to ring constantly at the police As persons sought information on the houses As far Distant As five blocks Shook from the effects of the fire chief Ben White sad no fire resulted from the which he said was believed caused by escaping two fire trucks and an ambulance were summoned to the the injured woman is the wife of a a pfc employee at Owens the Noblette have a daughter 2 years chief White who was at the Home of Ralph Pau Ley at the time of the when Noblett was alone in the Noblette Mother has been ill and is a patient in the same Hospital to which her daughter was brought last according to chief houses near the Structure ruined by the blast were not damaged by the and Irwin Are the parents of a son born yesterday at Pampa Jarratt he weighed 6 34 pounds and was named Keith Wil armistice hard but honorable9 French assert by the associated press 1 British prime minister Winston Churchill made a Flam ing Appeal today sunday to frenchmen everywhere to fight on Britain Side against despite French capitulation last night to a German armistice he no free and Independent French government could have frankly going Over the Heads of the Bordeaux Church ill said that the German if accepted by All would Force the French to work against their would use the soil of France As a Means of attacking and would turn the French Navy and Empire Over to despite All he Brit Ain will cherish the cause of the French and a British Vic tory is Frances Only Hope for restoration and the terms of the grim document which we eyed French plenipotentiaries signed last night in the gloomy Depths of comping be Forest were not the French government described them As hard but that if they had not been honorable France would have rejected the prime ministers As read Over the British broadcast ing follows his majesty government has heard with grief and amazement that the terms dictated by the Ger mans have been accepted by the French government at such if accepted by All would place not Only but the French entirely at the mercy and in the Power of the German and italian Dic his majesty government firmly believe that whatever they will be Able to carry on the War wherever it May be on the in the air and upon land to a successful when great Britain is she in spite of the action of the see Page g Pampa Banks will close hour earlier beginning Pampa Banks will close one hour earlier every Day except it was announced hours will be 9 to 2 daily except saturday when hours will be 9 toll the following statement was is sued yesterday in order that we May fully com ply with provisions of the wage and hour we find it necessary to change banking the statement was signed by the presidents of the first National Bank and the citizens Bank and Trust fifth member of Mercury theft gang held at Corpus Roundup of the fifth and last member of a Mercury theft gang that has been operating in the pan handle was announced by sheriff Cal Rose last preparatory to the sheriffs leaving today for Cor pus in the South Texas sheriff Rose said a Man was being held there for Gray county in connection with the Mercury thefts in this Sec sheriff Rose will return the Pris Oner to Pampa to face trial i Pampa news reporters running their legs off last night investigating two one an Exall of which involved four ambulance to under pass on South Cuyler where a drunk Way lying by the Side of the when the ambulance arrived he was High school youths were mixed up in an Alley pram Oil and motor cleaners gave you ask British claim great Krupp Plant bombed june 22 Royal air Force slanted countless bombs Down on the great German Krupp armaments works at Essen and the big Folke Wulf aircraft Plant at Bremen during last nights far rang ing Aerial the air ministry announced for an hour and a half British bombers hammered away at these and other objectives in Germany the touching off num Erous explosions and while nazi attackers were carrying out their third major raid of the week on the nazi held Wille Soord base in the the Weiseler air Craft the Rothenburg air and air bases at Kassel and North of Hamburg were among objectives of the Raf along with a number of other military establish in a North sea the air ministry reported British recon Naissance aircraft Sank a Large enemy Supply several hits were reported on the factory buildings of the Krupp group at direct hits were said to have wrecked six Supply and ammunition trains Between Osna Bruck and Bremen and near the town of violent explosions followed direct hits on the Focke Wulf Plant at the air ministry one Salvo of bombs was reported to have wrecked1 see Page 6 Pampa woman condition critical Pampa police last night started an investigation of the wounding1 of a 31yearold Pampa shod in the left shoulder by a Bullet from a automatic in a House in the 600 Block on Cuyler Street about 6 Oclock saturday the woman was taken to Jarrett Hospital in a Duenk Elcar Michael funeral Home where it was reported her Condi Tion was critical last the Buu let passed through her Pampa went to the scene of he said two women had heard the wounded woman scream As she she alone in the room when the shot was police two bits of knowledge two bits is not just a Yankee but was applied to coins in England for the term was used As thieves Slang for Money in and was not used to mean 25 until 17th Cen Tury in the West Pampa news want live stood for just one thing the very you too can get in flt results by phoning a Piaf in Early to

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