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TUESDAY MORNING. JULY 29. 1841. THE AMAHILLO DAILY KEWa AMARILLO, TEXAS PAGE THPJE» ONE BRITISH SUBMARINE GETS 17 AXIS SHIPS foal Dodges Depth Charges and German Island Patrol ABOARD A BRITISH SUB- MARINE DEPOT SHIP, July 20 (U.PJ (Delayed)--Officers of a "sub- marine credited with sinking 17 Axis ships in the Aegean and Mediterranean told today of frantic German soldiers seeking clemency behind a Greek seaman they had forced to pilot their craft In un- familiar waters. The submarine had just re- turned from patrol duty in the Aegean, where it-had sunk six German troop and provision ships. The vessel also sank the 5,232-ton Italian tanker Strombo when it attempted to sneak out of Istanbul where it had been- repaired after a previous torpedoing. Four Ger- man vessels were destroyed by moonlight !n one of the few re- corded night surface actions in- volving a lone submarine. An Italian troop ship also was sent to the bottom. The commander*L account ol the actions follows: "Early one morning we spotted a convoy of two Italian ships escorted by one destroyer and air- craft in the Aegean. They obvious- ly were troop ships. \Ve fired tor- pedoes at each and the first, of about 4,OCO-tons. went down. The other vessel was of about 2.500 tons. I don't believe we hit her. The destroyer pursued us and dropped depth-charges for about one hour but none was very close anu the remainder of the day was quiet. "The following morning we en- countered one craft cariying about 50 German soldiers. We came to ihe surface and opened fire with our 4.7-ineh deck guns which sank her shortly. "She was the first of a series of craft flying the German flag vhcih we met in what appeared to be an obviously small, but rather general, reinforcement of German garrisons in Greece and Crete. went up in great bursts of flame as result of our gunfire. Only one craft returned fire with a small anti-aircraft gun. "One schooner continued burn- ing for more than three and a half hours, attracting German aircraft, but fortunately they did not locate us. **We were forced to board the last craft and force the soldiers off so we could place a charse in her hold and blew her up. -When we went alongside, the German soldiers yelled: "The captain is Greek.' I was sorry ad to send a party j^ a! Osricl tonight, o , (he h t becoming) The air corps reports that ihe Cy- ! ing cadm reqiike about 18.000 toni ease the commonwealth govern- ment's, financial difficulties .and save the government at. least "·*,- 000,000 annually. It was understood ihat incorporation of the Philippine forces Touid e docs gradually. _.= ,,_: _ . nwesslt y Qf ^^e. ·In the afternoon of ihe same day, we met a schooner which also was carrying approximately 50 German troopers. Alter ihe first couple of bursts from oar guns she caught fire and sank. The Nazis tried to take to boats iMit I couldn't Jiang about to 5* whether any got away. "One early, moonlit morning three or four days later, we ran into a convoy of three small craft near the coast of Crete, One schooner was flying the German flag--of which I have one with me. We sank them all. one by one. ,,, _ . ,,,,... ,,._... ,,,««».TM u****TM i-jujjmv «««««! , ¥ », - fc - -,- Y,^ before dawn. They were carrying about him but it wasn't my fault and scored two hits, finishing her i pilots and an undisclosed number j^te^-SSi'siTM u* petrol and some munitions which and she had to be sunk. We for good." jof training planes which could be!-DOC" met you he'd probably hand * * * * * * * - j convened into pursuit ships. i}"i?. u _ 0 :}. r ' .-*?* *?«* * r ! u *¥?l "***?_ *?? at us bui before it ever left his ; eosgirses aboa* ia : More airplanes Jor civilian use nanci ne »»*?=- Anower tried jojfi^^ n^lwo toroUo boats jw* produced in the United to kill my number one man with iard ^.^ ^ ^ ^^ ^J^ 1940 than 1932. 1933, 1934 rifle fire, but he suffered the same j struc( j 0n _ informed circles expected j 1935. Approximately 6370 civil lale - . , 'ihat the air corps, most highly de-.Pnes were built last year, an all ·IV e men continued cur patrol ; Y ^ ope d branch o' U-e Philippine ;;ime record for any single country and we picked up ihe Italian ; annv . vouM ce she new «nit ia-ifw «se year. tanker Strombo. attempting to eorpccajed · """ ~-- leave Istanbul, presumably for ; The sir" arm has more than a| "THEY CALL ME 'DOC'" Italy. We fired torpedoes at her | hundred trained Filipino combat] "W-«* someone complains or indi- Senate Speedily Confirms Philippine Commander Slight Dose cf Bismuth Speeds Handling of Stainless Steel By HOWARD W. BLAKESLEE NEW YORK. July 28 (ffj-- The discovery that stainless steel is im- proved by giving it a little bismuth. the chemical that "man takes in medicine and which the feminine ^ half uses also in cosmetics, was ^SVtde public today. [V^TTie bismuth, in amounts of one- iienth to one-half of one per cent, makes stainless steels which can be machined twice as fast. Machining means sawing, cutting and boring, jobs that form -a high percentage of the costs of finished stainless steel products. It is estimated that the machin- ing costs will be cut by one-quarter. There is also an important speed- up in handling, particularly in de- fense manufacture. The discovery was made at the Battelle Memorial Institute, Co- I lumbus, Ohio, by H. Pray, R. S. I Peoples and P. W. Fink. The bis- muth, they said, does not decrease the corrosion resistance of stain- less metal, nor affect any other im- portant properties, like strength and toughness. Bismuth is a lustrous, reddish- white metallic element. Why it makes stainless steel easier to cut. the Battelle scientists said, is not clear. The discovery was soon-sored by the Alloy Casting institute, a group of a score of the nation's stainless steel foundries. Heretofore, where ease in cutting was necessary, industry has used stainless steels alloyed with selen- ium or sulphur. But both of these, the Battelle report stated, sacrificed [some corrosion resistance, while se- lenium in addition made welding difficult- Bismuth does not hamper welding. |Army War Chest Rapidly Expands WASHIXGTOX, July 28 (.3*) -- Swift Senate action today clothed Douglas Mac Ait bur, former U. S. Chief of Staff, with the rank of lieutenant general commanding RUSSO-NAZI WAR HAS BIG PART IN BRITISH PLAN FOR VICTORY By DEWITT MACKENZIE The Russo-German war. which enters its sixth week with the Bol- shevists not only holding the line against the hitherto invincible Nazi fighting machine hut finding strength lor counter-attacks, is increasingly a mighty factor in the Allied expectations of victory. Six "weeks ago the world in general wasn't inclined to dispute the Nazi boast that they would be in Moscow by this time. The tradition was: rapidly growing that the German t j army couldn't be stopped. I throw little light on the progress of! Now, however, each day that thc| tne fiEhting. end probably aren't Russian Position Not Secure From Shattering Encirclement Wheeler Blasts (Treason Charge Absorption of the Philippine _,,, political circles pointed out. Wllljcretney Drug. ir *1N THE ARMY...NAVY...ITS % CAMELS'.^ By KIRKE L. SIMPSON' The German high command's prediction of quick victory hi thej battle of Smolensk seems premature; but it cannot be ignored. It j might mean the shattering of ihe main Russian defense bastion and! WASHINGTON. July 28 (.-Pj-- exposure of Red armies to encirclement on a gigantic scale. j Senator Wheeler of Montana de- Presumably ihat is what the Hitler headquarters announcement isjclared today that Secretary Stim-j that troubled area. Only a few hours-after the Presi- dent had submitted Mac Arthur's i" nomination, the Senate confirmed ]J' moIensK: ' I | Intended to forecast. It says RUS-; sian efforts to relieve "entrappe comrades were beaten off; and it without a single dissent. How farj ! the swift vote could be taken as' an endorsement of the administra- tion .attitude toward Japan was not known in view of the lack of de- bate. The elevation of MacArthur, who has been field marshal of the Phil- ippine Commonwealth Army, was one of three moves with which the iger for Reds However, if the Russians fail administration reacted -to Japan's hold Smolensk their greatest dao-! ger would seem to be to the south! rather than the east. So far as meager and confusing accounts of | Bert L. the situation now indica lines behind the Dnieper still intact from Smolensk westward) to Orsha, thence south to Mogilev, This great triangle of the Dnieper -'Near Dalhart ite, Russianjbrakeman, was fatally injure. r River are: acc ; dent at Exit Switch. 3 Reds hold.that heaving, strainini line is a golden one for the Allies. The Muscovites are bleeding the Hitlerites as Britain couldn't have hoped to do for months to come. .Time is adding rapidly to the vas amount of energy which Hitler is expending in manpower, - material nd equipment--a matter of in JHculable importance. And it in £?feases the. likelihood that rapidl; approaching, winter will overtak the : Nazis-on the : .bleak plains o Russia aiid kill all chances for thi quick conquest upon which tin fuehrer was banking. Dispatches from Turkey reiterati in greater detail the reported Ger man plan to offer Britain peace a soon " as a quick Nazi victory had been achieved over Russia. Hitle wpuld make the Allies large con- cessions, providing he was recog- nized as master of Ihe continent o Europe. But this plan, which prob ably loomed large in Berlin si: weeks ago, now must seem like * dim cloud on the far distant hori- zon: Then there is another aspec of the world turmoil which is being greatly influenced by the fiero Russian resistance. That is the Jap- anese program of expansion. Then can be small doubt that the Nip- ponese will be largely governed in their further moves by the outcomi of the great battle now being waged in Western Russia. If the Nazis break the Red.oppo- sition' and surge forward to vic- tory,,the Japanese may try to take adyshiase cf the position for f;ir- thef"" expansion. Should the Bol- shevists increase in strength, Tokyo is likely to sit very tight and avoic trouble with Britain and the United States. The Berlin and Moscow reports RETIRED AMARILLO I'MERCHANT PRAISES 'HOYT'S COMPOUND Was Relieved of Kidney Dis- tress, Dizzy Spells, indiges- tion, Nervousness, and Severe Pains, Says Mr. Muscular Young. Mr. David Young, 512 Jackson, .retired Amarillo, Texas furniture dealer states: "For three years I hart kidney misery, muscular pains, MR.'DAVID YOUNG dizzy spells and constipation. Also I had gas pains, bloating, belching, and nervous spells. I could not eat without a sour stomach.- I couldn't sleep, for I had to get up each night. The pains in my back ;yere terrible. \ "With Hoyt's Compound, I ex- perienced relief from dizziness, and j I no longer rise at night. My |{| muscles ache less often. I can eat I anything. My bowels are regular, .J and stomach sourness is gone. , I PS got my sleep, and my nerves are | back in condition!" Hoyt's Compound is sold by the I Cretney Drug Store, and by all |:1 leading druggists in this area. calculated to do so. The important, fact to note in all this is that the German invasion has been retarded and that there apparently has been no vital break through the Red line recently. Be- yond ihat we shall be well advised to wait for further indications be- fore making up our'minds what the outcome of this greatest battle of all time is going to be. t- .. __v...-- Texas Farm Loans Set New Record In connection with the nation- wide celebration of the lending ofj a * e - the two-bOlionth-dollar in produc- tion credit association loans being staged in Newton,'Iowa, last week, Texas' 36 associations have hit an all-tune high in loans to stockmen and farmers during the' first six months of 1941, according to word received by the Amarillo Produc- tion Credit Association. Reflecting credit demands for seasonal operations and expanded farm production to meet national defense requirements, Texans this year have borrowed $23,957,630, gain of 47 per cent over last vear's first half total of 316.442,627. Loans during the period reached a total of 9,377--a gain of 2,991 members. The Amarillo Association has made 152 loans to stockmen and farmers for $1.056,486.24 in the per- iod of January 1 to June 30, 1941, as' compared with 127 loans for $514,271.49 during the same per- iod last year. -..--v...-- Trucks Driven by Brothers Nil DALLAS, July 28 (U.W--Two trucks driven by brothers collided six miles south of Dallas early today. James Williamson, 22 years old, the younger brother, was killed in- stantly. Robert Williamson, 24, was treated at a Dallas hospital for superficial injuries and released. Police said the Williamsons lived at Gushing, and were working on; a road construction job. James was 1 driving north with a load of stone. Robert was driving south with another load. Wife Gels Only Dower's Rights WASHINGTON, July 28 (/P)--The will of Edward B. McLean, former newspaper publisher who died ves- -erday, left $300,000 to Rose Davies, sister of Marion Davies, but cut lis wife off with only dower rights. Filed in district court here today, Jie will left $5,000 to each of three children, two sons and a daughter. :t was dated June 19, 1931, before Maryland court. The document provided that if any of the heirs attempted to break the will that others were an order freezing Jap- ianese assets in the United States iand a proclamation putting Philip- pine armed forces on virtualry war-time basis." Officers To Islands Clarifying the freezing order, the government made plain tonight that for the present at least, it would not be applied in such a way as to detain Japanese ships in United States ports. Admiral Kichi- saburo Nomura, the Japanese am- bassador, called at the state de- partment seeking light on the order applied to ships. Sumner Welles, acting secretary of state, assured him. that prompt clearance would be given, under present con- ditions. Besides Mac Arthurs nomination, he war department moved to strengthen Philippine defenses by ordering 16 officers, ranging from second lieutenants to captain, to proceed there. Whether they would be accompanied by troops was not disclosed. Meantime, the House passed an $8^063,238,478 defense appropriation bill, carrying funds for expanding the army, navy and merchant ma- rine and for a new war depart- ment building described as twice as big as tiie Empire State Building. The measure now goes to the Sen- In addition to the army and navy funds, the bill carried $1,698,650,000 for the maritime commission for the construction of 541 new cargo vessels and for expansion of ship- building facilities to step up the nation's merchant ship output to two daily by early next year. Provides for Crews The army's share of the total, $4,760,203,813, included funds for the complete equipment and mainten- ance of a combat status for one year ol 1,727£OQ men--309,000 more than the present enlisted strength-- and for so-called critical items of equipment for a 3,000,000 man land force. Critical items are those which require a long time to produce and which are not manufactured com- mercially, fuch as artillery and anti-aircraft equipment. The navy would get 51,569,374,665, including funds to increase its en- listed strength from 258,000 to 369,- 000 to provide crews for the rapidly expanding fleet and to boost the marine corps from 46,000 to 75.000 men. Naval funds also included $300,000,000 for construction and improvement of shore bases, many of them on outlying islands; S125,- 300,000 for new ordnance produc- tion facilities and $160,000,000 for additional ship repair facilities. .. .--V...-- Liquor-Runners Take Lesson From the War OKLAHOMA CITY, July 28 (/T)-- Charles E. Dierker, 1J. S. district] attorney, said today liquor-runners j operating in Oklahoma out of Tes- as had adopted a convoy system j which they must have got from reading the war reports. _ "Convoy cars, he explained, "drive ahead of the trucks carrying the iline defenses for Moscow. Without I question powerful Russian forces are massed within it and man mastery of S threaten them with encirclement. Smolensk crumble, a souihwest of Dalhart, at 6:20 o'clock this evening. Details of the accident are un- known here except that the train crew was engaged in setting out a complete Ger- car at the time, nolensfc would! Both legs were The main highway and railroad De low the knee. to Moscow, still a long 230 miles east of Smolensk, runs eastward and slightly north from that junction point. South and southwest from Smolensk, however, a trio of rail- Heaksec!:( , r , vas brakin g , or Con . roads and highways fan out to Ros-| d t charli c M on tn , n a .lS!;l Br ?: an Sl°, d ,-^i? *S ihat left here at 4 o'clock this after- junctions, to Ershovka and other points intercepting communications with Moscow from the whole Rus- sian. Dnieper front. t* defense huge Nazi turning movement southward fa' ir | GROWING behind the Dnieper front would be! The second United States census possible. There are strong indica-[in 1800 showed the nation had a tions that the original Nan plan | population of 5.308,483, compared to called'for a simultaneous breaching! 3529,214 ten years earlier. The in- of the Dnieper line at Smolensk and! crease ra te was 35.1 per cent, at Mogilev, about as far south down the river from the Orsha bend as Smolensk is east up the river from that point. However, even by Berlin reports, ihat jaw of the" trap has been long stalled at the river. Army Destruction Emphasized The German alternative in event of a decisive victory at Smo- lensk might be a vast southward turning movement toward Roslavl and Bryansk to get behind the Rus- sians on the Mogliev-Orsha-Smo- lensk triangle before they could re- treat. Berlin commentators hint at some such development. They are stressing, for German listeners, the argument that territory, even the taking 6f Moscow means little in this war. The Hitler objective is destruc- tion of the Red Army in the field, they contend. And failure of that army to cling to the Dnieper cross- ings might well prove fatal to Rus- sian hopes of a further general re- treat in the. center. . ; ...--V...-- ' New Destroyer Christened CHARLESTON, S. C., July 28 (U.R) --A 1,700-ton destroyer, the USS ?oriy, slid down the ways of the, Charleston navy yard.today after; )eing christened by Miss Jean Corry; n honor of her uncle. Lieut-Corn-i mander William Merrill Corry, na- il aviator. j Lieutenant-Commander Corry died n 1920 of burns received in an at- empt to rescue a fellow-flier from he wreckage of a plane at Hart- ord. Conn. The new destroyer is the second named after Com-. The first was crapped in 1930. highw y. 1 ; liquor. Their drivers watch the closely for any sign of ie trucks, which turn back and try to reach Texas." One such car was seized, Dierker said, after federal agents confis- to the, iistre of the former screen actress.! McLean said that Rose Davies "has given me her association and ection." af~ Why "BC" Relieves Headache Neuralgia So Quickly.... The effective, quick-acting in- ;redients in the 'BC" formula are _ eadilyassimnated. !·' This quick assimilation helps you set extra-fast relief from head- aches, neuralgic pains, muscular ches and functional periodic pains. Keep a lOc or 25c package of 'BC" handy. Be prepared to Ret prompt relief when~ minor pains strike. Use only as directed. Con- Eult a physician when pains persist. the car forfeited it would set a precedent because it contained no liquor,, He expressed belief that the bulk of tax-paid liquor reaching Okla- homa is now coming from Texas since grand jury Indictments Fort Smith, Ark., and Muskogec have plugged, at least temporarily, the flow of liquor from Arkansas and Missouri. .--V..'.-- AUTOMOTIVE HINT A driver who fonns the habit of bringing his automobile to a grad- ual stop will get longer wear from his tires than one who stops ab- ruptly. ..._V...-- Deliveries to the British govern- ment increased approximately 500 per cent to 1612 -anplanes in the six-month period from July to De- cember, 1940. i son's recent statement that his ac-! tiviiies approached treason was "part of a program to terrify the American people into submission-- to make them accept participation in a foreign- war." ·Taking the Senate floor on a point of personal privilege, the Mon- - i re; - n tanan declared that after Stumon'si ou-j -d tbpeciau-- s t a t e m e n t president Roosevelt Reaksecker, Rock Island j "joined the wolves in their slander- in anjous attack"' against him. 33 miles' Stimson made his statement~after two men in army camps had re- ceived cards from Wheeler urgirg them to write President Roosevelt that they did not want this counm to participate in ihe European war. Wheeler tola the Senate ihat 'with deliberate cunnicg. Secretary Stimson created the utterly false and spurious impression that I had circulated this franked card prin-[ cipally among selectees--and that: it encouraged these American boysj to resist any attempt to keep them! in service over a year. ] "I denounce these attempts of i Secretary Stimson and war-mon- gering newspapers who seek to con- vey such an untruthful impression as both deceptive and un-American. Out of a million cards mailed out; Wheeler said, three were known to have reached American soldiers. .. .--V.. .-- BUENOS AIRES (3'j -- The gov- ernment has asked Congress to appropriate 4,700,000 pesos (about Sl.175,000) for a five-year mete- orological plan to provide com- mercial and military aviation with 'frequent accurate weather reports. severed, one at the knee and the other immediately An ambulance and physician were called from DalharL Reaksecker died in the ambulance when within ten miles of the hospital. 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