Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England on September 20, 1939 · 4
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Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England · 4

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Wednesday, September 20, 1939
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actions of Stalin a a civilian general witti long lines State which liaasurte up1 tee ““ requirements of both Nazis and Com- local a l j j ihe squire or local pundit whose mam mumsts will be indeed a subject worthy of the most searching mquest If suchL but “to control output s’1 invertebrate can actually be pro- How the parson and the squire will get created and if it is really intended by I jjong with Professor Hilton remains to be Germany and Russia to protect its life seen He is a bluff and outspoken professor then Britain and France pledged to who has expressed in public somewha defend the - Poland that has been heretical views cinthe subject of the old assassinated will face a new and formid- school tie able proposition We shall in fact be up His organisation is to be based on those against a Nazi-Bolshevik bloc stretch-1 the political parties : in which centra ing from the Rhine to the Pacific Ocean I °®ce ePt in tou with the most remote and based on successful aggression if I branches And it enjoys the services of I whom they lived tot a month before cross I ing into Russia Meanwhile the man who assisted their escape from the Turkish prison had been discovered' He was the British orderly who was I allowed to go to the shops each day and who knew the way out of the town When the officers were away he returned I to the prison slipped into his dormitory and pretended to sleep v The escapes were discovered and the commanding officer made a swift inspection At each bed he bent down and listened I to the heart 6f the prisoner 1 x One beat faster than the others It was the orderly’s Mr Attlee Returns MR a R ATTLEE is ready and eager to resume his Parliamentary duties as Lady David Douglas-Hamilton this is so we shall be justified in hoping that the rest of the civilised nations— and among them the greatest— who want us to destroy this menace will lend us aid more material than their the Conservative Party’s woman organiser Miss Marjorie Maxse Questions Please Miss Maxse a politically minded woman J who has been abroad a lot and who in the prayers Only thus can they genuinely j War was a nurse has a room at the do their duty by the first victim of the I Ministry of Information There with the crime gang Hitler-Stalin co-operation of the secretaries of the (Socialist and Liberal opposition organisa- A Naturally Hitler assures us that he I tions she is planning a widespread non- has no quarrel with us' He even says he I party campaign of public speaking had no quarrel with Poland while it was lecturing ' ' ruled by Pilsudski Pilsudskl however I it is expected that questions at the is dead and let us note that while (of these meetings may enable the Ministry Pilsudski lived Hitler kept his hands off (of Information to find out something about Poland simply because when he dared to what people are thinking raise them Pilsudski threatened and I Other politically minded women involved was able to break his head for him But “ Home Publicity but working along other to-day Hitler being triumphant over arnes Lady (Rhys) Williams the weaker Poland makes haste to offer ®ugh?r ot inor G1y“ and Grigg “ friendly relations ” with Poland’s allies wie of ®war Grigg He has “no more territorial claims” Health and Reautv istogunmanVfamiliar plea- was als0 to After this I promise I'll go straight ” I minded David DougIas Bu A If nobody will accept the “offer” then David formerly Miss Stack has not the gunman has a gun A secret weapon I reore OT 130 one seems to which wilt utterly reduce all opposition now yet whether sie will We have heard of this before - The Mere men lending their ears to the Kaiser also had a hew and decisive fefeLalnSde1 ®°“ r T n- n— u u Gervas Huxley and Mr R H F weapon It was Big Bertha which wasJc Grigg belong e ans romP miles off Big I to the planning section which is to make Bertha was a big affair until she came use of every phase of the people’s home life into action She caused much panic I while she remained silent and very little damage when she spoke Hitler also! threatens five bombs on us for every pne we drop on him This is the' mere ring- V Popular Ambassador J)R HASSAN NASHAAT PASHA the Egyptian Ambassador' in London is side bragging of the bruiser ' The Hitler I a man of great attainments and force of mixture then is as before It is not the I character less effective Entwined among thel In the year since he came to London threats are shrewd arguments and adept from Berlin he has gained steadily in appeals This speech was made as much Influence and in reputation as Evacuated to Castle JADY CARNARVON otherwise jLeader of the Opposition - He has made a complete recovery from: the effects of his serious operation four ! mpirth ago ' But his friends are advising him to go slowly at first He will be in his place in toe House of Commons this afternoon - "“"Y-'-V: Miss To Kabul by Charcoal Tilly Losch who married Lord Carnar- J JjWE years ago tw' young Englishmen von at the beginning of this month is Mr Bosworth Monck and Mr John entertaining her first guests as ch&telaine I Henderson set out on an ambitious 3000-of Highclere Castle near Newbury mile motor journey from England across They consist of 27 children and several I Persia and Afghanistan to India mothers from the East End of London I Their means of transport was a lorry More such guests are expected shortly driven not by petrol but by charcoal It Lady Carnarvon is prepared for 40 in all I carried on toe running-board a large and She is ministering hi person to toe somewhat clumsy cylindrical furnace welfare of the children who find her a I generating fuel gas sympathetic foster-mother They wear Under its power the two young men neat pink overalls and occupy the whole I despite the sceptical forebodings of their top floor of the castle I friends reached Kabul The principal drawing-room- Is their - play-room J Harvest Their journey bore fruit slowly with the simplification and perfection of the plant Lord and Lady Carnarvon have room for I and its conversion from charcoal to low-a few personal guests besides thie children grade coke-One of them last week-end 'was greeted I rationing of petrol it is now at breakfast by an ultimatum from a reaPtog a lavish harvest diminutive boy ' " ' Mr Monck is adapting hundreds of cars He stretched out an empty' palm and I and vehidee to gas instead of announced in commanding tones' “ It’s my r birthday” But he went away with his palm still empty Bringing News BRITISH defence chief explaining to an audience methods of keeping in communication with advancing troops told the following story yesterday: In the last war a divisional commander waited anxiously at headquarters for the This time he is with the Royal Air Force arrival of a carrier pigeon that would bring He ended the last war with the rank of the first news of toe progress of his front lieutenant-coloneL linemen rr) He Was one of toe 9000 men who endured He paced up and down by the pigeon loft toe siege of Kut living on horseflesh and for an 'hour or so Suddenly a -bird smoking dried grass and later suffering toe appeared and flew into the loft discomforts of a Turkish prison camp After 15 months he escaped with three Sent Home other officers and reached the Black Sea Without waiting for the orderly toe coast There they were recaptured and general himself clambered up the ladder were being marched back to prison when and tore the metal cylinder from the they were attacked by brigands pigeon’s leg and read the “chit” Mr Keeling and his companions were It read- “I am sick of carrying this hailed as brothers by the brigands with I damned bird” and entertaining It needs an we11 “ formed answer as adroit and forceful This case I conversationalist-so brilliantly presented by the most pro- He eed is' one of the best talkers in ficient propagandist in the world calls °n‘ And be speaks fluently in English for something more than a flat refusal and German A One further warning The subtle Y From Germany wrecker drives his wedge between the His knowledge of Germany is almost French and British He knows that unrivalled among diplomats And his communications between - London and ( observations on the Nazi leaders are Paris are difficult under war stress that I shrewd air' travel is restricted and telephones Field-marshal Goering was his friend reduced Thoroughly he understands jey shared an interest and skill in shoot-who steered his way to power by guile ng and was a frequent member of how to breed rumour in one place I G°ering’3 hunting parties exploit it in another and reap gain from action and reaction Be sure of this A definite peace offer is oh the way from Hitler We advise its close — and joint-examination Meantime the utter rejection of all the preparatory lies designed to delude and if possible divide us before his terms are even launched The invitations have not been discontinued since Nashaat Pasha left Berlin He returned last December for a few days hunting on the German Government grounds near Hanover And on August 16 he received another invitation It asked him to join Field-marshal Goering’s hunting party' in November FOR YOUR WAR-TIME GUESTS j Heal’s have a wide selection of furnishings which are not only simple and inexpensive but are of pleasing design and will be always useful DOWNSTAIRS UPSTAIRS Pull-out Dining Tab Ion To teat 4-6 penona In unpoliibed waxed or weathered oak From M24 To aeat 64 penona Refectory Tables Fmn67l26k Birch Table With (pedal heat-reaiating top 4ft3inax2ft6ini a 126k Dining Chain Windsor Chain From 15- Rush aeat Chain From 316 Stuffed aeat Chain From 356 Draaeara In nnpoliihed waxed or weathered oek From 7126 Bedstead 3 ft Bedstead with chain spring in unpolished oak From 316 Wardrobe 2 ft Wardrobe in unpolished — From 3166 Chettof-Drawers 2 ft Chest of 3 dnwen b unpolished oak From £516 Drwlnf Cheat 2 ft Dressing Chest with (wing mirror in nnpoliihed oak From 4 If 6 Cupboard 3 ft Clipboard Cheat in unpolished oek From 6 6 6 Wuhotand Cupboard 2 ft Waihotand Boot Cupboard in unpolished oak From £3 176 ' ( - 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