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AGING STORMS AND FLOODS KILL 145 IN PORTUGAL AND SPAIN ^S •* 2; fc cathedral Destroyed •"«."« e-.ir, hiiUdine. ' if they violate "banking laws and safe and sound banking practices." In his annual report, Delano said What Hitler is trying to do, if that present penalties for banks „„„. „ . ,the Sofia accounts "are taken at [disobeying his office, which super- v m Snain building, the if ace value, is to knock Greece outi visps all national banks, were * B T~,rcntMc Cathedral, the of the British-axis war by pres-|e>ther inadequate or too drastic. "*"^revenue office and the;sure and threats before the!The chief method now available h use were destroyed i British-Greek Allies knock Italy! for punishing banks, he added, is •ajer reports 'corit trees and vineyards in and other sections of Por- the-chief sources of this income—were reported My ruined. The newspaper Lfcboa estimated that Por^property damage would J $20,000,000. Stem Sinks SOO Boats Seating the scope of the dis- were reports from the small . „ TiiTvfflaEeof Scsimbra that 300 j aloofness to crack Greek morale •were sunk at that place]and induce acceptance of made-in- Others suffered almost as Berlin "peace" proposals. Terms *• uw acceptable to Greece in the light of amazing victories and the blows id , 3-ini Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Tuesday Morning, February 18,1941 Page Five jousan ds tt rt, Other Suffer Areas Interpreting The War News- Bulga ria n- Turkish Pacts Hits Britain 'K^S! Jth of Europe from «J«f2ftotSe Atlantic to- B1 cler. Spain, more 54,000 popula- from their By KIRKE L. SIMPSON lure : Some reports of a Bulgarian-Turkish "nonaggression accord" pic- i it as a setback for Britain. * ; a setback for Britain. It is true that Britain has counted heavily on Turkish resistance to any German march through Bulgaria to aid it in Albania. Yet the nni^f \\-ill T»r\t ctt-in T^T^tnln **f ..:j_ii._ ; _...... _ wake jicc" i*«-" •--- • , e— — •«&***.»« iw c*iu JL in Aiucuna. ici me of wind-blown] pact will not strip Britain of vitally important strategic advantages she te of Sundays has gained from the Greek-Italian _ (">mif lir>f TTnr- nvamnlf* mmn ;* :« ™ ~ • conflict. For example, even if it ' t* 16 ' i -Pnrtucal, 1hP hardest' should lead Greece to make peace Jn ir Vomited at .least 145 with Italy presumably on Berlin n*T of injured and . assurance of favorable terms, it is ° «w running into mil- hardly likely the British would rty flamBBc pds of p pr .; aD andon their air and naval bases O f doUW' •" , for in p 0 r-:on the Greek island of Crete. *»!?£Sfear«l t^ totalj raging There is another implication to Sofia accounts of a nonintervention accord with Turkey. It suggests that the real Nazi purpose in the Balkans is to press a "peace offensive" against Greece and avert for Germany a two-front war at a time when she is preparing a final smash at England. Bank Safety Law Sought WASHINGTON, Feb. 17— <AP> Preston Delano, comptroller of the currency, today asked congress for power banks from to -prevent paving out national dividends M ,,,ith manv residential;out by force. Athens reports that!to close them, whereas he would along w.'" 1 £ uild j nRS by the; a five-day Greek-British of fensive, prefer some method that would with an ex-!in Southern Albania has been! keep the banks open and yet en- wllicl1 Jisrw*' r in the • gaining momentum. Rome admits!force compliance, un aboard an oil tamper j oont i n ued heavy fighting on that! "It is suggested," he wrote, "that the comptroller of the currency be Pending further light on the re- authorized, in his discretion, to coming from the i front, but gives no details "P 4 hv wav of a ship's ra-; Pending further light on the re- auinonzea. in nis discretion, to -"*! h»rhor estimated the ported Turkish-Bulgarian deal, its| forbld a national bank to declare ".""rrVnii «« ISO million! actual significance is beyond esti- or P a >' dividends on its capital 100 to 150 million^ '"iSSniviin S13 500,000). ! mation. Of great importance would | stocks until there has been satis- ^ ( J ' ^rnortrkst bv the'be the degree to which it assured factory compliance with his re« afternoon Droaaw ^ i Germany against Turkish bc]lig _ ouiroments. homes. [crency if Nazi forces, en route to - pj nf ,. Albania, entered Bulgaria. This much seems clear. Unopposed German passage to Albania, by way of Bulgaria or by any other route, is not to he expected.. British air farces are poised in Greece within an hour's flight of routes by which the Germans would have to move. quirements. "Responsibility for the legality and propriety of each dividend should continue to rest upon the board of directors of the particular bank as at present, except where it affirmatively appears to the comptroller that the declaration of a dividend should not he permitted because of the existence of violations of law or unsafe or un-, sound banking practices, which, ifj Fire Missiles Hit London LONDON, Feb. 17—(AP)—Nazi air raiders showered hundreds of incendiary and explosive bombs on one area of London tonight, but the attack was described as "desultory and not at all heavy". Antiaircraft fire was heard In several earliest areas night after raid one of alarms the this month. Later reports said London appeared to be the sole target of the invading aircraft. Scores of flares followed the incendiaries in one district, illuminating the area like daylight. Firewatchers doused them quickly and little damage was reported. Incendiaries started fires in two other London areas but they soon were reported out. One plane was shot down by antiaircraft gunners in one of the "home counties" near London. Residents said the plane exploded with a "terrifying flash" just before it struck earth, scattering wreckage. Later the air ministry announced one of the crew was killed and the other were captured. The raiders-passed signal sounded before midnight. Bomber Shot Down Earlier a communique of the air and home security ministries reported another bomber was shot down into the sea off the Norfolk coast in a day of intermittent Nazi attacks on widely separated points in England and Scotland. None of the few invaders flew very far inland, the communique said, and a limited number of bombs fell in Eastern and Southeastern England and Northern Scotland, "causing a little damage and a small number of casualties". In addition to the one daylight raider reported destroyed off the Norfolk coast, the air ministry's news service said British fighters damaged two others, one of which was last seen heading off over the north sea "with small chance of reaching its base". POLISH FLIGHT MADE LONDON, Feb. 17—(AP)—in the ily te express train from Oporto, » an earth tremor was report- ilt at 2 a. m., finally reached on, two days late. The express i Madrid, due in Lisbon at noon iday, arrived this afternoon. •om throughout Spain there reports of persons killed or A by falling objects and at lOwere reported killed by the 3 in French Morocco. toorts reaching Berne, Switzer- taid many persons were killed lu'ured in floods and storms j jag across the continent and ding through the Danube val- s the Black sea. Ice Jams Cause Floods jams on the Danube itsblf lood waters over the banks in ;udapest region of Hungary. teen thousand inhabitants of iungarian villages of Dunave- Apostag and Solt fled to the and the Dunavesce-Dunapataj faewas abandoned. Twelve villages were evacuated. ig dam on the left bank of the 3be,:60 miles south of Buda- wn i broken at four places by crush of water impounded dealt Italy by the British in Africa would be apt to be utterly unac-' ceptable to Mussolini. They would; Ear]e L . stone win Young Musicians To Give Program confess Italian defeat Nor can the Greeks overlook the: dents in a student body assembly fact that British_sea power jlomi- ' at 11 o'clock this morning at the »r.j.. ^. 'college. Miss Billie English will present nates the Mediterranean. If Greece goes out of the war, she can expect to feel the full pinch of the British blockade. British naval power is now escorting food stocks to Greece. There arc other reasons to believe that the real stake Hitler is playing for in the Balkans is to maintain the status quo and avoid two-front war for Germany while he strikes at England. There have hern hints from the outset of the Greek-Italian conflict that Berlin did not-approve of Mussolini's attempt,to invade Greece, Fear of. a,' general Balkan flare-up in imperial vital German oil and food resources in Rumania and other Balkan countries has been obvious in Berlin. It is possible that German "pro- continued, would endanger the; war's longest cross-continent flight, „».... ., .v. ,_._, _, =._ _, i-| RAF pi an e s were reported to have made a 2,000-mile round trip to shower propaganda phamplets over two German-occupied areas of Western Poland. It was pointed out significantly today that RAF bombing attacks on i Germany proper were preceded by isuch "raids". Nazi-held Katowice and Cracow were objectives of this leaflet expedition Saturday night. The air ministry said British daylight raiders yesterday_ pum- melled the Dutch and coasts from HcllevoeLsluis, ' Phoenix Junior College music stu- two Britons Feel 'Gas Attack ********* Tear Gas Used By Defense Authorities To Impress Need Of Carrying Masks BRIGHTON, Eng., Feb 17— (AP)—The first of a series of practice gas attacks to be staged throughout Britain was held here today and maskless persons tearfully regretted their unprepared- ness. A mild tear gas was used. Shoppers scurried to safety or calmly donned their respirators—if they had them—as the Kas swirled from cylinders planted in downtown streets and quickly enveloped a three- soprano solos, '0 Del MIOJ h f Rotterdanit to Zee brugge. So^?' bv J \nss Bettv Setter^ |Middelbtirg. 47 miles southwest of J,°." g ..S^r^iS™ 1 .,,,^"'! Rotterdam, and Den Holder. 41 miles north of Amsterdam, were tective" occupation fact a purely '" um.ta a former" junior college student.' Frederick Sigworth, pianist, will! . , play "Romance" by Sibelius. Con- among the targets, eluding the musical numbers will be Lawrence Thomas with a vocal solo, a bass selection. "Boots." The famous Rudyard Kipling poem was set to music by Hazel Felman. He will be accompanied by Jeanette Reynolds. After the musical numbers, Joseph N. Smelser will introduce the cast of the college midwinter play, "Craig's Wife." The drama will be presented in Mesa Wednesday evening for the Mesa Drama Festival and at the junior college at 8:30 p. m. Friday. Students who part in the Pulitzer prize defensive ! Play are Misses June Johnson, Jean ' t attempt to organ ze'Bradfield. Margaret Ponder. Nada ° n %T± n iNazi-Fasdst "driv^to cracf BrH Matanovich. Margaret Dudley. - ClaudmBarnum. andMessrs Law- quare miles threatened. * situation was declared crit- along the Danube in the vi- of Kalosca, Hungary. Planes Shipping off the Dutch coast was attacked by planes of the bomber command. At llelle- voetsluis, returning pilots said, a quay and. a vessel moored alongside were hit. The Sunday attacks were made before a southwesterly gale swept the strait of Dover, halting further operations last night. In describing the propaganda flight to Poland, British sources said it greatly exceeded the 1.200- mile trips made by the RAF to bomb targets in Italy. The only previous war flight to Polish territory was one to the former Free City of Danzig. Federal spending for defense Is expected to reach a monthly aver£Sn?V 0 VtVVonf of a^"^th^!H^inrtSn Sd Edward Fostir. lage of SOOO.OOO.OOO in 1942. than German initiative. The British break with Rumania made the oil Martin Plans To Keep Post WASHINGTON, Feb. 17— (AP>— Wendell L. Willkie conferred tonight with Joseph Martin, representative, chairman of the Republican National Committee, and predicted afterward that Martin would reconsider his decision to retire from his party post. Willkie and Martin talked for almost an hour in the 1940 Republican presidential nominee's hotel room. Afterward Martin declared that Willkie "was kind enough to urge me to stay on, and I have taken the suggestion under advisement". "Hopes Joe Will Stay" "Joe is one of the finest friends I ever had. I hope he stays on as national chairman until the national committee has ample time to give consideration to his successor. "I believe he will." Martin has been urged by many other Republican leaders to continue in his present post. He announced recently, however, that he would resign at a meeting of the party's national committee March 24. Martin May Continue Martin indicated tonight that he would present his resignation, but that he might agree to continue if it were rejected. During the day Willkie talked for half an hour with Lord Halifax, the British ambassador, and friends said the two men "chatted amiably" about conditions in Great Britain. Willkie, who recently made a flying survey trip to Britain, also made an qff-the-record address on his experiences to the National Press Club today. He arranged to dine tonight with Eugene Meyer, publisher of the Washington Post. o — Bill Would Require Permit To Inventors WASHINGTON, Feb. 17—(AP) Senator Bone, Democrat, Washington, introduced a bill today requiring inventors to obtain a special permit from the office of patents before registering designs or models in foreign countries, to safeguard secrets essential to the national defense. o .The United States has about 56,000,000 men and women gainfully employed—a number far greater than the entire population of the British Isles or France. auarter-mile-square area. The "attack"' lasted half an hour. It was as close to the real thing as civil defense authorities could contrive. Brighton, a seaside resort of 147,000—about the size of Bridgeport, Conn.—lies 50 miles due south of London, facing the 'invasion coasts" of German-occupied France. Policemen, bus drivers, waitresses, clerks and others who had :o remain at their posts went about n their pig-snouted masks until ;he all-clear sounded. For two days loud speakers and posters had given advance warning of the "exercise," but there had been no indication that gas actually would be used. The mayor said the test was a 'great success." An Air Raid Precautions official reported that tear ;as had been used "to impress the JUblic that they need to carry gas masks. If they do get the real thing, they won't have advance warning."' Free masks have long been available to the entire population and anyone who doesn't have one now either never bothered to get one or has lost or disposed of his. Forgetful travelers still leave thousands of masks in trains and busses each week. Prime Minister Churchill's recent warnings, that the Germans may use gas (the Germans say they won"t if the British don't) have renewed interest in the subject. In the first days of the war nearly everyone carried his mask in a shoulder strap case like a camera. In London, Sir Philip Game, head of police, ordered every policeman to take a refresher gas course and wear his respirator 20 minutes daily while on duty. Meet Devoted To Study Plan Twelve North Phoenix High School and Phoenix Union High School educators of the "How To Study" Committee met yesterday at Phoenix Union under the direc- lion of Lew K. Barney of North High for the first time" since organization.. To determine rules applicable to study, the group discussed general rules yesterday—committees for specialized rules to be appointed next meeting. . From the -North High faculty come Miss Winona Montgomery, Miss Marion -Cox, Miss Mildred Wiley, Mrs. Elsie Chason and J. C. Carter; from Phoenix Union/Miss Florence Emery, Miss Eddie Ruth Hutton, Miss Bessie Churchill, Cliff Prather, S. M. Alldredge, and R. M. Langdon. Meetings will be held alternately at both schools. '25 00 PLATES, Upper $ and Lower... Open Sundmr Mornlnil Dr. Edgar Pease Ph. 4-3M1 . - .„_ . -------- fields and transportation cen-, sed ice floes in the river yes- ters in that country possible tar-j ay hut the jam was not com- gets for British bombers. Only i y relieved. Troops and civili- j Bulgarian, Yugoslavian, and Tur- urned to rescue work in the j kish neutrality has protected' -ken Hungarian regions. them. Fum Land Flooded I Berlin's answer to that chal-, wd waters were spreading I lenge still may be the effort to rich agricultural lands on 1 he 'force, all three countries by in the uooer vallev of the i promises and threats to maintain , w** voucj ut uie that p rotective _ neutral screen; about Rumania. That a definite. Nazi military penetration of Bul- C aria would shatter it and bring Roval Air Force bombers into ac- ti0n *<"* ^thout saying. sand cities were sending food Mining; Burgos went without In certain areas of Texas farm" ^"Kly today, contributing; ers organize beef clubs which re- iHresupply. Iquire one member to slaughter an ™nsand military police sped j animal each week for all members «n«nte from San Sebastian.!to share. Thus fresh meat is "•ttpprtt received here said! available each week without the ™aern section of Santander! necessity of refrigeration for long ^L&T,:. ! periods. ™t«gal, Sunday's hurricane we« reported to have reach- 125 miles an hour i J«»inericMi Red Cross ship Blw'J ta £ ourying relief J^f 8lmin ' nad * ""d » f °d% at Cadi!. iSJ**? fcwn t" 6 southwest, S-Jhe worst in Portugal _"»-battered the coast from to the > south, to Oporto -rr" of small boats were HE2? *a* badly dam- of fishermen lost of support of their little "^..J^toental automobile body weighs about modd.— a com P ara ble 'J£ SKIN, ITCHING ^BURNING of relief ntment. cation lessen* 'for my sake- - do something - your health, appetite '-your job - our happiness is so dependent onkw ••rpiAKE SJSJ3. Tonic to build back ! J-your strength and pep. It is port* and r comfort. , known to an oily base *h« beneficial p « cl 5INOL eansing, re- OINTMENT onlforarun-ow. OTurseof ESS. Tonic. I R <s a Tonic In the absence ol an or- tlte . . . two important steps baclc to health. a trial will convince you Thousands know of the amazing ! Soy "l^bcneflS-'SMn you should en- , I thuslastlcally say "S.SS. made me feel and look like myself again. Just ask your druggist for S.S.S.... available In two convenient sl^es - - the v.»~ on «»• v.rtM-1 A ic R+. A savlnc. HJO. ^ • =^=^= — PARE... SAVE •OUT OF THE HIGH RENT DISTRICT' 525-537 WEST VAN BUREN ST., Perner Quits State Board Governor Osborn yesterday received the resignation of Ross Perner, Seligman, as a member and chairman of the Arizona Livestock Sanitary Board, effective immediately. The governor conferred with Mr. Perner then announced he would accept the resignation at Mr. Perner's insistence. In submitting the resignation Mr. Perner said that private duties were taking all of his time; that it would be impossible for him to remain in the state at all times in the future and that he felt he would be unable to properly discharge the duties of a member of the board. The governor said he received the the resignation of Marion Welborn, Phoenix, as a member of the board several weeks ago, but said he had not acted upon it. Sleep Disrupts Suicide Plans MONTREAL, Feb. 17 — (UP)—Tipped that a jealous husband had sworn to commit suicide at 1 a. m., police rushed to his home today. They arrived after the dead line. Hurrying into the house, they found the man slumped in his chair, a revolver in his hand. But he wasn't dead. He had fallen asleep while waiting for the clock to strike the fatal hour. College Names Honor Students THATCHER, Feb. 17—Twentythree students were listed on the honor roll of Gila Junior College today by Mrs. Nellie Lee, registrar. 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