Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on February 15, 1941 · Page 7
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•phone 3-1111 Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Saturday Morning, February IS, 1941 Page Seven £RMANS AND BRITISH FIGHT MASS AIR BATTLES OVER CHANNEL — ,_ Jon, Nazi Tempean Is Named tSections Director Of Contest Are Bombed nounced today by Lenor Harnbly, principal. She will represent Mammoth 14—(UP)—Adolf -- , i,,ftwau<= tonight subjcct- * rS Jn toils heaviest attack in Lond ,?r leaping hundreds of 1° ^InMndiaries on all parts fi^wS* ^ter a day of matched only by wars of last Sep- October. 1Nf - 8 ir battles wore fought channel approach to the as the German air . a pounding of * h ? N v-tases in the Calais and Cap 9 IfcTregion of the French escort*^ British * pounded the or hours in the rt*pped-up offensive *m*Untr explosions and of fire in the Calais indicated ttal .the British were bomb-for-bomb with While antiaircraft guns barked the raiders over London. Ger- ui antiaircraft shells were burst- around the British planes wptag over the mist-wrea'hed such shoreline. Incenaiarle* Dropped The German air attack on Lon- m-dxth night raid in a month— ried shortly before 11 p. m. and it never approached a , - ___ J__ _!„ — t in DR. ROBERT X. PLOIMER Russia, Japan Move Together MOSCOW, Feb. 14— (UP)—Gen. Hiroshi Oshima, Japanese ambas- u. U u(. -•-. -j j * - sador-designate to Germany, told «I "blitz" scale, hundreds ot in- newspapermen tonight that "close ndiaries and many mgn ex- soviet-Japanese relations are a oaves fell in central parts of the T and around the outskirts, fire watchers dealt swiftly with [ incendiaries, dousing them and •venting the outbreak of any nous fires. . The antiaircraft fire in London is the loudest heard since Ger- B air attacks of January 14 and Jeavy gunfire met the raiders ithey appeared over many other tioiis of Britain, including East flia, East England, the East ilands and the northwest. Duels Fought Over Channel German and British planes duel- over the channel when large nations of German fighters and abers attempted to pour across •jtheastern coastal defenses in illation for the British raids. RAF fighters swarmed to the ittack and for 15 furious minutes there raped above the clouds a fierce battle. British tad German planes twisted and nrooped in dose combat. Fin- ID)', observers reported, British tfehter squadrons broke up the ittaekuiK formations and drove ell the invaders. Spent cannon shells and logical consequence of the Soviet- German rapprochement and also are necessary to facilitate the construction of a new world order." Oshima, who stopped here en route to his post in Berlin, said he was "especially charged by his government to work out in" concrete TEMPE, Feb. 14—Dr. Robert N. Plummer, coach of debate and director of the Speech Correction , Clinic at the Arizona State Teachers College- at Tempe, has been appointed chairman for district No. 5 in the Arizona Oratorical Contest conducted by the Arizona Republic. The district is composed of Yuma and Maricopa counties excluding Phoenix Union and North Phoenix Jhigh schools. The district contest will be held at the college Tuesday, February Schools in the district which are entered, by counties, follow: Yuma county—Yuma Union High School and Northern Yuma County Union High School at Parker. Maricopa county—Mesa Union High School, Peoria Union High School, Phoenix Indian School, St. Mary's Girls High School, St. Mary's High School for Boys, Buckeye Union High School, Chandler High School, Glendale Union High School, IJtclifield High School at Lilchfield Park, Scottsdale Union High School, Tolleson Union High School, \Vickenburg High School and Gilbert High School. Because of the large number of contestants in the district, arrangements are being made to hold preliminary district contests during the morning, and. afternoon of February 25, details of which will be supplied to all participating schools shortly by the district chairman. A native of Joplin, Mo., Dr. Plummer was graduated from the Lincoln, Neb., high school in 1925 and received a bachelor of science degree from Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1935. After receiving his master's High School in the district oratorical contest in Tucson, for Pima and Final counties, tentatively set ] for Thursday night, February 27. Subject of her oration was "Freedom of Religion". Winner of second place was Miss Artemisa Romo, who discussed "Our American Responsibilities", and of third place, Arnold Moreno, who spoke on "Streamlining Education". Honorable mention was won by B,uell Bailey and Miss Edna Mae Micklin. Miss Mattie Y. Meyer was instructor in charge. Judges were Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Peterson of Oracle and Mrs. Catherine Miller of Mammoth. Nineteen students delivered orations. This was Mammoth's first year to enter the competition. PARKER BOY CHOSEN (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) PARKER, Feb. Chandler took first 14—Robert place in the Northern Yuma County Oratorical Contest held at the high school, it was announced today by Loren Curtis, principal. He urged, "Save America First", in his six-minute oration, based on study of the United States Constitution. Miss Kathleen Parker took second with a discussion of "What Price Democracy", and Miss Norda Roberts won third. Title of Miss Roberts' oration was: "Time Present: Place—America: Scene- Democracy". Glen Strohm won the Northern Yuma title last year with a discussion of "Education, the Bulwark of Democracy". Miss Elise Christensen again was coach. MAYER PICKS WINNER (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) MAYER, Feb. 14—Jay L. Tenney, 15. took first place in -the Mayer High School Oratorical Contest with a discussion of "The United States Prepares for War",! it was announced today by Don' R. Anderson, principal. Second went to Charley O'Hagan who discussed "Will America Have a Dictator?" and third to Hugh Alger, whose oration was' titled, "Fifth Columnist". ! Alfred Wohlschlegel was Instruc- ! tor in charge; Winner of the lo- cal championship last year was Frank McCallum. CHANDLER GIRL WINS CHANDLER, Feb. 14—Miss Lucille Appleby won first place today m the local finals of the Arizona Republic state-wide oratorical contest. Miss Appleby will receive $10, offered by the Arizona Republic for the school winner, after she participates in the district contest. Miss Jean Beth Tribble won second prize, which was S3 offered by the Chandler High School. Jack Hall won the third prize of $2 which was offered by Mrs. Maud Daly, an instructor of Chandler High School. Miss Mary Ella Appleby was fourth and Levi Haire fifth Mrs. William H. Bond, the Rev. Byron I Losses At Sea LONDON, Feb. 14—(AP)—The admiralty announced tonight • that British naval personnel losses since I the war's start totaled 12,346, In- 'eluding 3,444 killed, 79 who died _ _ _ -—.of other causes, 2,669 wounded, 12 34 O •° 4 ° missin S and 114 taken P ris The list was augmented by the F. Stroh, and R. Lynn Williams acted as judges. Miss Appleby will be advanced to the district contest February 25, W. G. Austin, principal, announced. ernmem TO worK out. m concrete deEre e from George Peabodv Col- from these details of collaboration W P . Tsrashvill,. T»nn ho ,,-- n nt ^ between Germany and Japan which are envisaged within the framework of the three-power pact (among Germany. Japan, and Italy) and to execute an epochal mission dealing with the new order of things." Leonard Cowley Is Transferred Maj. Leonard 11. Cowley, who has been serving as inspector general in the state adjutant general's office recently, has been ordered to report to the quartermaster general's department of the Eighth Corps Area headquarters. Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Tex.. Maj. ( Gen. A. M. Tuthill, adjutant gen- ma- jeral, said yesterday. me-gun bullets rained down on Major Cowley "left for Texas ladings in the Folkestone area, [Thursday. General Tuthill said he heavy was the firing. ^id no , k now wna t his duties would A communique issued by the air: bp . Tno move was a routine por . U home defense ministries said|tj on of a program of sparing J ?S 5 ° ne Ge ™ an . Mess "; i trained men from the state selec- fighter was shot down off jtive sen-ice setup as rapidly as t Kentish coast. The communique p OSSib ie, he said. A one British fighter was miss- ff- A few German bombs were drop- Hi in Kent and Northeast Scot- lad but little damage was report- fi. Xinp Planes Shot Down (Although from the English bad weather, and few German planes appeared over Britain. Bombs Dropped On London "Single enemy aircraft dropped lege, Nashville, Tenn., he went to Wheeling. W. V., where he taught for one year at Linsly Institute, a private military academy. The following summer he attended the School of Speech at Northwestern University. In the I fall of the same year, 1937. he accepted a position as teaching fellow in the Louisiana State University Department of Speech. With the exception of the summer of 1939. which he spent in the Medical School of the University of Wisconsin, he continued at Louisiana State University, where he received the degree of doctor of philosophy in speech correction in 1940. He was appointed to the Tempe college faculty last fall. MORENCI BOY WINS (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) MORENCI, Feb. 14—Using an unusual approach in his oration, j James Christe'nsen "looked into i the future" to win first place in the I Morenci ' High School Oratorical j Contest. I Subject of his oration was "In !he Year of Our Lord. Nineteen (Hundred and Forty-Nine". j Miss Mary Lou Lunt, the 1940 j Morenci champion, placed second wfth an oration entitled "Our Priceless Heritage", and another girl, Miss Lois Harden, who dis- »JJll£,J<^ *r*itillj c»i* \_i di i- ui is^jp*- vi fc** ») -»ii-J J J-n bombs in the London district and cussed "The American Destiny", -_ _ _..„ caused considerable damage to placed third. It was the first time ibore, no German fighter opposi-i houses, resulting in a number of in a number of years a boy has tion to the British sweep of the I casualties," a joint communique of won the Morenci competition. Ranch coast was visible, Berlin (the air and home defense ministers claimed that nine Spitfire fight- OS (Were shot down by'German interceptors when the British attempted to strike the French coast.) inland from _Tor the fourth consecutive day <nnan long-range guns on the Midi coast methodically bom- wed the Dover coastal area. Misn heavy artillery returned sat shells to crash among Geran positions. EAF bombers were idle Thurs? night, presumably because of said. "Bombs also were dropped in Northeast Scotland, where several houses were damaged. There were some casualties. In Eastern England damage was slight." The communique said the raids were of brief duration and were limited to a period soon after nightfall. Rescue workers labored today to free several civilians trapped in the wreckage of houses, shops and a warden's post struck by bombs from a German raider last night. —Interpreting The War News- Britain Determined To Force New Issue By KIRKE L. SIMPSON Whatever the intentions behind current axis maneuvers, military .«.;? ° matlc ' Britain appears determined to force the issue in South•Hern Europe. ®& classification of Rumania as "territory under enemy occu- i lias that Iook - II makes Rumanian oil wells legitimate objectives bombers. All that is ! route ity. may be ^. . — ...„., ue provided to swee P S^ht, if Bulgaria or YuEO-i Em P eror Haile Selassie's ^•yields to reported Nazi pre-=- is reported making progr 'Italian forces in Eritrea, and the i British-Ethiopian joint campaign duce's troops out of jssie's country progress. The yes to reported Nazi pre-=- is reported mang progre^. ^.c *to permit passage of German Italian P IJ E ht lhere seems h °P eless ms t«,...-j T?, fa . ul V£i-linail ,,„„„„,,„ „, T> 0 ii-an rfpvplnnmenls j - r— ""—tj 1 - ^* vj"-jjiian toward Albania. Turkish ~«t in a Balkan flare-up open an air road to l S»? rtd " 1 ' oute is P»'h.pi ™ n " one than either the or Yugoslavian. It hop across the Black the Turkish coast to with no mountain to reduce the bomb could carry. Regardless of Balkan developments, Britain seems determined to push the East African campaign to its grim conclusion. The British are acting against a background of Nazi-Fascist diplomatic and political maneuvering with Spain and possibly Tokyo. Th'ere are signs that the Nazis may be instigating Pacific war rumors to alarm Australia. „.„, . „. Moreover, Berlin claims to have *tif.r* otn w indication.", how-'destroyed at a single blow in the Bl^' 1 tte British are now bent'Atlantic scores of tons of British ijy.;™*™ issue in the Balkans, shipping, presumably loaded with s „£?*• Royal Air Force bomb- American war supplies for England. )to» M have be en stoi-ped: Whatever the facts of that *" "*"' intensity, pacing a re-i Nazi sea attack, its announcement from Berlin was well limed to have some effect on Bulgaria or Yugoslavia, already reported to be the objects of Nazi pressure. It also .raised a question as to whether American help could reach England effectively through the Nazi counterblockade in the Atlantic. The hubbub in Australia over a Morenci contestants several times have won the Gila, Graham and Greenlee counties district com,petition, which this year will be held in Safford. Other 1941 local finalists were Misses Charlotte Clement, Harriet! Hill, Jean Skaling, Jean Gibson. ' Patricia Dickerson, Lorene Moore and Era Hickey. Judges were Ed Putt, Stanley Poe and Mrs. Bess Valentine, faculty members. Miss Man.' Jane Carson, dramatics teacher, was coach in charge. E. J. Simonich is principal and Joseph H. Fairbanks is superintendent. KtXGJIAX GIRL IS VICTOR (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) KINGMAN, Feb. 14—Miss Margaret Glossbrenner will carry Mohave County Union High School's olors in the Mohave, Coconino and Yavapai counties district oratorical competition in Flagstaff Wednesday night, February 26. She won the local championship with an oration entitled "A Pledge Fulfilled". Winners of second place were Miss Belte Rice, who asked, "Would You Have Signed the Constitu- ion?". tied with Jack MacDonald, who discussed "What Choice Has America for Peace?" Third place was won by Miss Lillian Bratchi, whose oration was 'Why Do We Need a Constitution?" Allen Dutton of Kingman won the local and district championships last year. John Girdler is the high school superintendent and Miss Ruth Whaley again was coach. ANOTHER GIRL WINS (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) MAMMOTH, Feb. 14—Miss Ernestina W. Rodriguez, 17 years old, won first place in the Mammoth Oratorical Contest, it was an- T E. ro , und at Italy's badly winded "like a Greek-British make the smashing ofj in Albania an ac-i lact before Germany • effectively except' winter conditions! would i blitzkrieg tr ONE WEEK ONLY S500 FOR YOUR OLD DIAMOND RING MOUNTING If yoa turn It In on a nrw modern utrramllne inountlnr. 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