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PAGE EIGHT ' .(A«X.y COURIER NEWS Why Pacific Maneuvers Arc Important Navy Playing More Serious War Game Than Appears On Surface By THOMAS M. JOHNSON XKA Service .Military «'ri(cr A smoke screen <ieme \villi que.s- 'lion marks hangs low over th United States Fleet as it steams forth upon Problem 21. There are 130 .ships. 500 aircraft, 43,000 officers and men njioti "the ocean that Is called Pacific." m- eageit In the lea-si pacific and most practical, war game we ever undertook in peace. For the visibility o! the future isn't good just now. and at several points, clouds gather. A new one looms'just off Aluskn, our weak defensive Hunk, our "Hussian frontier." Come tlilintjs that wfthin bomber range of our new senplnne and .submarine base at Unutaskn, In the Aleutians, is being prepared a new base for Keel submarines—or German—or both. In the Russian Kninniuiorsky Islands gather Nazi submarine officers as guests of the Soviet Pacific Pled—which is mostly submarines. U-boats using installations now 'existing there, could operate the year round against allied shipping in the Pacific, and so they could from Whale Bay. southwest of Vladivostok, where unconfirmed reports say the snmc thing goes on. The Philippines are 2000 miles south, but Japanese fish and oil supply lines are well wltliln reach. Which may be n hint !o Japan i:ol to think of fighting Russia, or even to join Russia and Germany and Italy In that Totalitarian alliance Admiral Stark lias told Congress our navy must take into calculations. JAPANESE MYSTERY •Japan herself adds another Pacific cloud, to screen her doings In the Caroline, Mariana and Marshal' Islands that muffle Amer4- Guani. These islands she administers under League of Nation? mandate consented to by Wllsoslan Idealism. She must report yearly o- her administration—which is' noi supposed to include fortification. This year's report omits the usual . denial that she is fortifying. Ja'ran allows no American to come ashore The American Gibraltar of th Pacific remains Hawaii, but, there too broods a' smoke screen Hot merely from the celebrated volcanoes. We have fortified, roadcrt and 'now arc drydockine ihs Wnniis/ mainly to protect the sea and ail- fleets that would use them n.« jiimpinj-off places to .Vecu our Pacific shores clear of enemiri ArPUOACIIABI.E ANC'rrOKAGE Penrl Harbor Is fumed for safety but the main battleship anchorage at Lahaina Rosds is more n>- proachable than landlocked Scapa Plow where British warships have been. attacked successfully by submarine and air bomber. And Scapa Plow Is girdled by net; and other anti-submarine uro'.ec- ttons. to lay which the British have special vessels, lust as I hey linvr special and antiaircraft S'.MIK These we lack, and to provide safeguards for Laliaina. President Roosevelt asked (his Conjrc« fe- $25,000.000—which Die House 1-nrl-. threw out. ^TV Fleet will try to fiiH out in Problem 21 whether o:- not tile backbone of our Fleet can b- broken at Lahaina. Black Swan Isolated Proves Ugly Duckling BOSTON (UPl-Sammy. a black swan, has been banished from the PiLES may m FISTULA Fled Maneuvers r In This Aiea Mew U.S. based,,, is within bomber range of Red bases •TT- Possible Extension' 0 Fleet Report new SovicJ oir, naval botcs in Komandorsk.y islands Noxi sub base reported here in area turned over to Reich by Kussfa t^— — ™ ^ Kcniondo/iky U. Proposed 84-ton navy plane could fly 12,000 miles non-stop wifh 32 ton bomb load Flee) tests strength ol Hawaiian base maneuvers here Japanese Islands here arc thrcal to unfortified Guam New fslo/iJ air bases get first tests during VJ. S. Meet exercises MONDAY,.APRIL 8, 3010 Vast stnt'c on which the U. s. Pacific Meet is play!,,,, ls mif ,,„,„,,, is lliap|)r . (l „, backdrops of international imiinrtnncc noted, Youth Studies Costuming WilH Shrug for Critics While 10 co-ed.s delve tmo the OMAHA. Mel). (UP)—Some of his campus |j;ils mny think him a (intricacies of fnshloiiing dresses, 'sssy," but Joe Dodgers. 19, the i Hoilgeis is worrying >mj" mult student enrolled in the i shirt, dross design mid construction class nt the u.'iivcrsiiy of Omaha, I pired to become n dress <Icsi"ner hiis n penchant for costuming iuul , and not until last full ivhcn" lie shrugs Ills shoulders til any au-lwon 525 and n pair of shoes in <i verse Ihoiifjhl of his classmates. ' iiiUionnl shoe design over n sports For fh'c yours, the youth has ns- contest, did he enroll In the class under Gui-cu instructor in home c«i- Read Courier iJevv.s Mum nas Piiblic Garden Ingoon because m- left the water loo often to on strolling. e Park Commissioner William P "»><? said Sammy's aptitude for getting into trouble made it iieTs- sary to keep him at Franklin Park ail. year Instead of movln? him to the Publi; Garden with his' brothers ar.d Asters. It was almost impossible to keen Sammy In the water last summer ' He wuoid roam, about (he Public Garden ra iks eating pansics and '"lips, several times he clnscd children and is reported to have bitten one girl. One day he even wardered out onto nearby Boyslon street and h'nn T r 1 ""'' 0 '° r ncar 'y * '"«» hour before policemen airi mtk employes could get him back to the water. ASKWG TO/? 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