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IQCAl FOtlCAST {By Th* IMfefct r*bt wr wrt jrt«ht: iswrty t *. ctiffly. JJz\JL,Lf A \jfJ\JLiMii L i Hi FA1U Offf^fst l£ti fl. g. CofRiitiiittty Dally for Wfiittsi*J« &nd Adjoining EIGHTY-SEVENTH YEAR—No. 108 Full Lessed Wire Associated Press STERLING, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5,1941 of the Att«Sit of ClrealatloTM! PRICE FIVE CENTS Machine Triumphs In Upstate Contest lor Judicial Posts Republicans Display Traditional Strength At Downstate Polls i By The Associated Press* A Democratic-sponsored coalition Blate of 15 Democrats and right Re' publicans defeated a Republican ticket backed by Governor Dwight S. Green for 23 Cook county judiciary posts in yesterday's election. In downstate county commission .contests, however. Republican vie- iries outnumbered Democratic. The outcome of the Cook county voting was indicated early by the count of straight tickets. 420,000 Democratic. to 205.000 Republican. Although the weather was fair, there small general interest in the itests and about half the registered electorate turned out. Those elected were 13 Democratic and seven Republican sitting judges of the superior court and one new judge, State Senator Harold G. -Ward. Democrat and legislative 'spokesman for Mayor Edward J. Kelly of Chicago; a Democrat for chief justice of the municipal court. and a Republican for associate Justice of the municipal court Both SUcs Opilmhtie Democratic Chairman P. A. Nash •aid Governor Green had ordered •'a raid on -the judiciary of Cook county" and "It is gratifying to know that the voters have again overwhelmingly approved the Democratic 's long-established policy of re- ainaUng experienced, able and proven sitting judges." John T. DempBey. Republican chairman, said the vote "shows that the Republican party is strong in county and getting stronger, that the Democratic party is _ downhill." He added: "It la a clear indication of a Republican victory In the 1942 election when a much larger turnout of Independent voters can be expec ted." In 48 central and southern Illinois ''counties, voters elected one county ef-for-«-three-year terrm Of UM 17 counties reporting. IS elected Republicans to their boards, and one Democratic commissioner unopposed for reelection. In a, Menard, Morgan and Perly counties, election of Republican commissioners took control of the -man boards from the Democratic party county defeated a $37.000 I fane which would have provid node for compfeung and eojulp- •the new courthouse, The vote to M4 for the proposal but lacked by 173 votes a majority ol the vote* cast. It was the second defeat for the measure Results of elections of one com- for a three-year term to each of the three-member county I •(• rmmmlnilnnK in 17 central and south- cm Illinois counties were: Johnson county. W. T. Bradley incumbent. Calhoun county, Paul L. Aderton Qt> Republicans will assume con- of the now-Democratic board frith the seating of Aderton. county. Theodore Wachter I) incumbent. county. M. K. Risley.(R) it county. George Whitney fjto. Republicans will assume control nof now^Deraocratic board with aeat- iltney. aty. Frank Hubbert (D) tec of Scott cted. Morgan county, Harry W. Peteflsh ). Republicans will assume control of now-Democratic board with •sating of PeteOsh «*t—— county. Henry C. Fou (R). Ferry county, W. H. Pierce (R). -Control of board will pass from to Republican hadds ptth seating or F1*re* Randolph county, Louis Uchtman <*> Union county, James F. Brown D) unopposed for reelection. Ahmander county, Andrew Serb(R). i county. Phillip Hortln (R> Arch BasseU (R) was IwanU county court Judge spatial election to choose a i to J. R. Unkhouser. who i dieted state repreaentaUve. •ardln county, Milton Lewis (R) county, HofttaBorum niiMfcl miintT. L. H. Needham county, WtUlan Rehmer Henry Roth (D), mak the aoard conptotely ReputoU- . ILL. - (AP) — county courthouse still today new. imposing—and un- la* night defeated.a $37.^ issue which would have funds for the completion of the building. fee, second time the mea- kad Been defeated at the polls. T ttw '"new courthouse stands Mils in the jail, ap eieva- shaft and minus windows The old buUding was to provide space for the s» county officials must occupy tMnotton was brought about after voters approved |8v.- ta eends for construction of a under tbe PWA, But Ih* time plans were completad •.FWA had no available funds, turned hopefully towajd iltA. i WFA approved a <?1MO grant, 'county would tunotb Optimistic the county be- Of th* building bc- iatt JuBii Reds* Crimean Forces Split into Three Parts 'By Th* A.wxr.iafrd Prr.vu Adolf Hitler's invasion nrmir.s were rrport^d to have normM arrow thr rucRrri Yntla mountains and rrnchPd the Binrlc ?ea today, thus apparently splittinR Russia's Crimean defeat forrfv; Into thrrr part.s aftrr n 100-m!lp advance in eight day.s. Berlin compared the rrd nrmir.s' retreat with the British-French r.-jthdrawnl from the bloody fields o! Flanders to Dtinkerque last year, declaring that roads were littrrrd with smashed trucks and artillery while snow drifted over corpses heaped in the roadside ditches, German troops were pictured as pursuing the Russians toward the Balar!a\a h^sthts. south of Sevasto- LaGuardia Defeats O'Dwyer to Retain N. Y. C. Mayorship Plurality of 133,000 His Smallest of Past Three Campaigns (By The Associated Press) Florcllo LaGuardia has won his third term, too. New York's short, bustling mayor came from behind In yesterday's balloting to defeat William ODwyer, Democratic nominee, and assure himself of another four years' tenure at the controls of the nation's largest city. LaGuardia, who campaigned for President Roosevelt last year, had the chief executive's support for his own third-term bid. OTJwyer was backed by such prominent Democrats as Edward J. "Frynn, national party chairman, and James A. Farley, state chairman. As the nominee of four political parties, LaGuardia collected support from members of the Republican. American Labor, City Fusion and United City organizations. —Ba^hte- plureUty-oT some-133.000 was the smallest in his three successful campaigns. Although the New York voting stirred up the most general interest, several other elections yesterday commanded regional attention. , OM Uawt la Virginia Virginia Democrats rolled up a landslide majority for their gubernatorial nominee, former Representative Colgate W. Oarden ft Norfolk, but Fairfax county, embracing George Washington's Mount Vernon home and burial place, provided an unexpected upset by electing a Republican, Col. R. R. Parr, to the state bouse of delegates. Special elections were held In Mississippi and Pennsylvania to fill vacant / seats in tbe house of representatives. Jamie L. Wbltten. Charleston Democrat, was the apparent winner in the second Mississippi district, and Wilson D. Gillette, Republican, built up a lead over George O. Wagner, Democrat, in tbe 15th Pennsylvania district. Republican nominee* for Pennsylvania supreme and superior court judgeshlps pulled away from their Democratic opponents on tbe basis of incomplete returns, and Bcran- ton, Lancaster, Unlontown and Hax- leton named Republican mayors. Democrat Cornelius D. Scully man- tged, however, to retain the mayor- ship of Pittsburgh. Beaton Mayer Bucketed Maurice J. Tobin Won. reelection as mayor of Boston, thwarting a comeback campaign/by James M. Curley. Both are registered Democrats. . ' Governor Charles Edison's attempt to wrest control of tbe New Jersey legislature from the Republicans failed, despite the governor'* statewide stumping tour. Democrats broke an eight-year Republican hold on city hall by electing Frank J. Lausche as mayor of Cleveland. . Incumbent Edward J. Jeffries defeated -Eotrfh A. QIUIs for mayor ta nonrpartisan balloting in Detroit. Potent Htw Drag Heal* Womds, Sores 0*My; ! pol. •*hrr« v the British Lieht Bri, endr rr.adr ;:.•; storied charee 'into thr vailpv of rirath" in the Crimean war of 1953-55. A b-.illf-tin from Hitler's field hradT-iartrrs said nazi troop* had planted t.V.r swastika bnttleflaes mi the peninsula's south coast b*- twern Sr\astopol and Kerch. Gorman dispatches yesterday said that Krrch. at the eastern tip of the Crimea, had be?n isolated by axis forcrs which knifed across the nrck of the prnr-shaped peninsula and captured the coastal town of Feodosiya. The reported crossing of the Yaila mountains appeared as a serious blow to the red armies' defense «trateg>-. Soviet reports to London had said previously that Russian commanders made no attempt to stem the Oerman sweep across the central Crimea after the break through the Perekop isthmus, gateway to the Black sea republic. Instead, these reports said, the Russians merely executed rear guard actions while moving their main forces to strong positions along the Yaila range to cover Sevastopol and Kerch. Red* Claim Kalinin Retaken With the Crimean struggle evidently ncaring its final stages, the Russians found more cheerful news on the central front before Moscow, where Gen. Gregory K. Zhukov's red armies were reported to have captured the city of Kalinin. 96 miles northwest of the U. 8. 8. R. capital. Soviet front line dispatches also declared that German column that advanced five miles In the Moehatuc sector. 57 miles we't of Moscow, had been thrown back after a four hour battle of mechanised units. The Russians, caid P*eid Marshal General Fedor Von Beck's "catral front armies had failed to make appreciable piogreaa at Tula, 100 mik* south of Moscow, wher: tbe Germans were last reportel to have battled their way into the city's outskirts. The Soviet newspaper Isvestla's correspondent aald that tbe heaviest fighting to the M-day-old nari drive on Moscow was now raging- in the Volokolamsk jector. a* miles to the northwest, andTMTIh* Germans, commanding a 3 to 1 numerical superiority, were sending waves of 100 to 150 tanks against red army defenses. Soviet warplanes supporting tbe red offensive at Kalinin, tbe scene of some of the bloodiest fighting of the campaign, were credited officially with destroying eight Oar. man Infantry companies Cakowt 1> 000 men) and more than trucks. * On the Leningrad front, Bitter* high command said heavy fire had smashed another attempt to cross tbe Neva river, a few miles south of the old capital. "Half of tbe 100 boats sunk and tbe rest *Tnpt"H to turn back," the Oerman ooMnaa- nlque said. "Renewed attempts of th* enemy to break out on other parts of tha (Leningrad) pocket were for tha most part broken up in tbe count of preparation." German military commentaton declared that "daily repeated attempts by tbe Russians to out" of Leningrad, which bat siege-bound for many weeks, indicated that the situation inside tha great northern metropolis was becoming "more unbearable." German dispatches from the CM* mea pictured the Russians as retreating In headlong flight but acknowledging that the Soviet Black sea fleet, homing off the coast, was a threat to nasi ""'"•p"" moving toward Sevastopol and Kerch. Two Russian warships have already exchanged, fire with heavy German batteries on -tbe Crimea but were forced to break off tbe engagement, tbe nasia BOSTON — (AP) — Almost miraculous healing of rmiaan aores and wound* by a 'new drug discovered in tbe soil was reported to the American OoUajs of Surgeon* hare today. The drug is gramicidin, and its potency is from 1,000 to 1 greater than mlfanHsBitde. It literally unearthed three yean ago at tbe Rockefeller Institute, New York city; by Dr. Rene Dubote. An idea of its potency is given by tbe fact that one-millionth of a «aspoonful, which is about as much M a drop of mist, is sufficient ta protect a mouse from 10,000 fatal Mra of pfrmiwU genus. Today half a dosen of the nation's greatest medical institutions are, starting human experiments with it, and tbe British government has asked for it to try on war wounded. Today's report was made by Doc- tars Charles H. Renunelkamp and Chester 8. Keefer of Boston University School of Mfdir(rtf. On human beings here in Boston iramicidin ftat cured skin diseases, ulcers, wound infections and Infectious inside chests. It is not, however, on sale even, to physician*, for its limitations and dangers are still largely unknown. when voters balloted against tbe ad- U.S.-€***• Set Up AlrOtiHH' JOlM Mifu Striking Welders Urged fo Return To Shipyard Jobs Walkouts, Laid to AFL Dues Setup, Spreads To Two Plane Plants (By The Associated Press) A committee representing welders on strike from west coast shipyards a«T*ed today to ask the strikers to return to work immediately. A walkout of other welders whose strike was spreading through tb« California aircraft Industry was not affected by the planned action. Announcement on the decision of tbe Shipyard Welders' committee^ representing the Independent United Welders, Cutters and Helpers of America—was made by Sidney Hillman, associate director of tbe office of production management. Tbe number involved In this strike, started three weeks ago, was variously estimated by tbe union at 20,009 and by the OPM labor division at 5.000. Ten thousand other worken had been made idle by tbe strike. Naval Fnjecta Halted The navy announced, meanwhile, that a union jurisdJcUonal dispute had forced a shutdown of work on gates at a tt.000.OOO graving dock at its San Diego destroyer base. A naval spokesman at Ban Diego said that AFL boilermakers and iron worker* could not agree on which should Install tbe gates at tbe graving dock, and that tbe navy department at Washington would be asked to decide which union abould have tbe work. In the shipyard welders' dispute, HUbnan said that after all-night negotiations Karl V. Morris, union utusidtml. bad been designated to call off tbe strike by long distance As scon at tbe men returned to work, tte OPM labor chief added, his office would call a conference of the waMtn. OPM labor official and representatives of other labor organtaatkna Interested in the dispute, with the view to a permanent Tbe Independent Is demanding a charter from the American Federation of Labor recognising it as a separate union. Independent mem- ben contend that they have to pay dues to several AFL unions In order to work. JteWM Oat*, president of the In* United Aircraft welders, it* H per cent af the Elections Toke Amusing Twists PHILADELPHIA — (AP>—Cominf up lor sir, ttie Pennsylvania electorate today discovered it h«d cho- *fn a Republican as a Democrat, demonstrated trust the wife's pine* is not.In public office—but. that it preferred a maid to a man as Justice of the pence. Take a look at the results of yesterday's balloting: Earl Storey has two more years to serve as R Republican member of the Brownsville borough board of auditors. Someone gave him the Democratic nomination for a board vacancy by one write-in vote, and despite his frantic newspaper advertisements pleading for defeat, he was elected. Three husbands edged out their wives at Ydtesville, population 900, In a younger-citizen move to capture the borough government. That almost backfired. The men nominated their wives in the belief they'd be docile opponents, but someone started a kitchen caan- P»lsn. Loretta Beraadorff, 22. a maid hi a swanky borne In tbe e»dastve Pittsburgh suburb of aewfckley Height*, defeated her male opponent for justice of tbe peace. She won the Republican nomination by a write-in campaign, too. Walsh Comes Out Against Amending The Neutrality Ad To Arm U. S. Ships Would Weoken Navy, He Asserts in Senate WASHINGTON — CAP)—Administration legislative leaden reported after a White House cunfeieum t day that President Roosevelt • lieves congress should enact the pending neutrality revision Man in its present form rather than delay it by tacking on amendmente designed to curtail defense struts*. rid tin --Tfae-CaplUtl liilMeaderr bad assured the chief that the senate would act or Friday on the legislation, which would trality law provision* prevent** American merchant ship* from rying arms and entering, ports or combat eon**. Hoot* leaders, it was i «d the on the other hand, said that only IS of tbe 111 welders on that ahtft were off the Job. The two hire 410 weld- to all. and have contracts for than •MfcjOOO.OOO worth of military planes for the United Stat** British fawernmente. At Washington the defense mediation board waa called into executive to formulate its decision on the troublesome issue of a union shop for steel companies' captive Chairman William H. Davis said the board* recommendation far settling the dispute would be prepared before the weekend. The mediation board yesterday finished hearing testimony on tbe captive mine disagreement, and Chairman Davis said neither the ClO United Mtoe Workers nor tbeoiF erators had changed their attitudes on the question. The union, headed by John L. Lewis. 4m" t TMf« a contract clause specifying that every miner must a member of the union after of H* was said to have contended that such a claut* was needed to guarantee security for th* miners to th* •7*nt pra dejpfverioiu and to protect th* UMW from organlt*tional raid* by other union*. Ltwis hat served notice that un leas hta demands are met by Nov. U the union latnanwrill be caluad out fff ift^f aecond **f* in a WAfiHINOTON — (AP) — Th* White President Prtes) and vicinity: Cloudy created a 13- production cotvenitteo to the rapafHit* of the tew r prwduution of i Th* new eaarol we* set n BBjandattav af th* jota* •nmitte* af the two i MuoPerktat, the United of the American James V. of the navy; Robert P. undersecretary of war; W. H. liaon. director of the production vision of OPM; Reward R. MetitoJ. us, jr.. lend-! H. L. Vkkery, vice chairman of th* maritime G. K. Shells, deputy minister of the department of Munitions and supply, hradt th* PentrHen group. Snowstorm Hits Iowa Second Time in Week DBSMOUOBB. IA- — (AP>- lew* 1 ! second snowstorsa wuhte a swept into the state froea th* west today, disniptlng tion line* and threatening to fall. Nine Inches of snow at EsthervUle and thai* cial report* nneta*. at inches in that ^fta Th* vetoes*, of taw ly prevented high at Id STOAMV this afternoon and early tonight. Outlook for Friday: Partly cloudy, ritiH ture : Cloudy, light rain or drink in north with rtietoe northwest early tottfght; Thuoday fan- to partiy rtonrty south, euetiy cloudy ta north, continued rather chilly. Iowa: Ckxeay, light snow or dris- *J* eaat and central, colder in south tonight. Thartday cloudy to partly cloudy, onnasinn*! drunue hi southeast, rising temperature ta west. STURK8 13 midnight 44 1 a. m. 41 3 a. m. 42 I a. m. 43 4 a. m. 43 5 a. no. 41 • a. m. 48 7 a. m. 40 t a. m. 41 » *. Pk 41 Ma. m, 41 11 a. m. 41 44 41 yiilted to th* ton* of i neutrality law and did ; extraneous amendmente labor. • . Tbe chief eascotive was said to lieve that any abould be considered of those who attended th* ence said he aBphastsad that grave international situatkm haste necessary ta order that an world might know as the foreign policy court* which United States will pursue. the ad* the M* the Chairman Walsh (D-Matt) of the senate naval affairs nmnmirte* tested today that to merchant ships now would our navy" at a time when he lieved the nation to be involved ta war—if Indeed R was not already In. Walsh came out flat-fooied agitntt tbe pending legislation for neutrality act revision. He tbe arming of cargo vessels at approved by the bouse and th* foreign relation* committee's ment to permit that* ship* to th* war •ones. 'The truth is." Walsh asserted ta a prepared address, 'that w* have neither sufficient guns nor gun crew* to giw our ships effective detente ta H* by our navy to our guns, mnmunltinn and nen which th* navy can "We weaken our navy at thte critical thee wtt Putttaf a gua aad a wm on • saerohaat ship I* at k**t a feebl* protection. The eoty tive defense, at events haw tt i, mm I^M mtm-a.* - -* 4— *^-— oemonsuaieu, is to* mercbant ships by • sugport." ~ lassacbutetl bascrHlieiii th* foreign pattey 4d that npeal of «h* of the ntutraWv which th* on his eem authority hat British Women Said To Face Conscription LONDON— <AP> — Th* Star said today that be included in future industrial conscription considered by th* ment. ' Informed sources rterltned to ment on tbe report but had previously said called into the fighting British for war work but thafer »• riri in army, navy and airfares tBrilterlai is voluntary. Th* newspaper saM It vat fatt that the manpower attuatfton, a> serious to penult baphasard methods. man power therefore •henM a* ce> ordinated. "The only way to deal w*U» this is to have a new act yMa* taw •moettt povar to conscript of aj* er * Nazis Seen Bent On a Showdown In Iceland Waters Subs Not Retreating In Face of Roosevelt Shoot-on-Sight Edict WASHINGTON — 'AP» — Germany intends to make the Craters vest of- Iceland a major theater in the battle of the Atlantic, informed sources concluded today, and fight for a decision there with wolf- pack U-boat tactics. The record of the past two months, as far as American Interests are concerned, all points in that direction, they said, and the intensification of the sea war in recent weeks may weD herald even greater nazl effort* aa turbulent wintry seas give submarines their safest hunting. Until the Atlantic fleet began po- lking the sea lanes with shoot-on? sight orders, the gravest undersea* threat to Britain's life-line was admittedly in the immediate approaches to her ports, whose proximity to U-boat bases on the continent facilitated pack operations. Reports on recent sinkings, however, show that the packs are raiding farther westward, particularly in the few hundred square miles of ocean that lie south and west of Iceland, the easternmost of American defense bastions. It has been in that limited area that U-boaU hive sunk foot American-owned ships of Panamanian and the destroyer Reuen James. In those waters the destroyer Kearny and the navy oiler Salinas were damaged by torpedo •ttarkt, and a submarine tried three times without success to send the ihiilrojiif Oreer to the bottom. Th* navy department officially iknowledftd the heavy loss of life in the Reuben James sinking, an- that all hope had been abandoned for the destroyer's missing — seven officers and M men. Counting two previously known dead. this made the official toll 97. Th* list, however, was subject to later revision, and the relatives of at least fire seamen who bad been tat declared thai they ware safe, thanks to last-minute transfers which took them off the destroyer!* roster before she was sunk. . Officiate said that discrepancies temporarily due to such, la the crew, but would be •Her all tat* checked. Ho reduc- af dead was ex- the place rm filled WFOLNlMJtND — <AF>-icavy MH>s*Jd today are operating of Newfoundland— wtthtn sfcjht of the shore." list navy mtntshrr's statement was asked him to •tat further details of his report to atoips have sunk "more •ha BUM U-boat" Ten en smy then are submarines off tb* oo*«t of Newfoundland — «hat they an actually within sight of tbe shore." he said. . them. So are the patrol planes of the air force We usually find by sound and attack by depth They <the planes) sight and attack by bomb. But we an working very closely together." Admiral Percy Nettes. naval chief of staff, was present and gave bis approval of the statement. Germans certainly know they an." he said. _____ and naval chief of ' hen to participate in of a new Canadian-built uesd ta anti ip* i *****fTM | pa* Hat to New York said af U-teats operating at He»m>mH>iMl to Mew York cnrt had ANN* Draft Objectors Spam Work Camps (AP) — Tbe af th* nation's selective sera descendant af Penoaylvania'. M*nno«ites- taday to find a means of set- dint, without criminal action, the cf five Lancaster county A *"\Tr* cinrratrt af failing to report to cMUa* I«wt« B. Her- wtth As- U. g. Attorney ttward A. after arriving a. KalUck ure- be would is- today for tbe Amisb of a aaade toning re» to parents wen PeiiiMBUaii>a'» '•JM! attbouab ten a«ri(« te&ete <tf th* IJal kaVOfllMt 1 S Japanese Intensify Attempts to Reach Accord With U. S. Board Advises Boosts In Rail Workers'Pay WASHINGTON — (AP) — A presidential emergency board recommended fbday temporary wage increases for the nation's 1.150.000 railroad workers, including & seven and one-half per cent raise for the 350,000 in th* five operating brotherhoods, and a nlne- oents-an-hour. or 13 1-2 per cent, average Increase, for the 800,000 non-operating employes in the 14 other brotherhoods. The board, which reported in person to President Roosevelt, also recommended a week's vacation with pay. effective January 1. next, for the 1942 and each year thereafter to employes of tbe non- operating brotherhoods. Employes of the Railway Express agency also were recommended for a wage increase of seven and one- half cents per hour. All wage increases recommended were proposed as "temporary additions to wages, effective as of September 1. 1941, and to terminate automatically on December 31, 1942, unless the parties extend the arrangement by agreement." Finn Press Says Nation Is Fighting For Her Defense Country Is Protecting Herself Against Reds, Declare Newspapers HELSINKI — (AP)— The Finnish press, answering tbe United States __ said today that the action was fundamentally Inspired by a desire to open the Murmansk-Moscow rail- •nlpmenU for tbe red army. The Finnish army has captured part of tbe line. Newspapers said Finland had no alternative except to fight for her chance to live free and independently ta the future. TJ»y said that the cooatry was net fighting for the nail cause or un^ der naari pretture but only for Finland's vital interests that she mutt secure herself now against th* eternal Russian threat. Tbe government hat not yet announced an answer to Secretary Cornell Hull's note informing Finland that she risked tost of U. S. friendship if she persisted in fight- big Russia. "The Finnish conscience is clear, 1 * tbe Hensingin Banomat said, "because we have no reason to fear tbe truth." DEMONSTRATORS NEW YORK — (AP>—Twenty-ao* persons have been arrested in Helsinki as a result of strong anti-German demonstrations yesterday, according to a semi-official announcement from London today. TO»e report asserted that "angry crowds denounced Germany," with whom Finland is fighting against Soviet Russia. Vaino Tanner, socialist minister of trade, was said to have asked at a stormy meeting o/ his party to quit tbe coalition Finnish government rather than accept any responsibility for continuance of the war on th* side of Germany. But Marshal Baron Cart Oustaf Mannerb^igi^ Ftonl^ c«nrn*ndfflr In chief whom the British described at "Hitler's friend, virtually the ruler of Finland." was said to have rejected tbe American warning to Bmke nfff» ylth Russia COMMKNT FROM RERUN , ., — CAP) — Authorised today fiprie*srt "greet sat- •ttaction" over what they described to German d*- nunciation of the U. 8. note to Fln- A f«i»*tgi» office spokesman yesterday rejected at "a criminal att of intervention" Seeatary Oordafl Hull's note to Ftalaut ta which Finto oeat* hostilities with Soviet Russia. Anthnriawf aouree* aaid if *ttm*Hi by -IHnater dark." former President Herbert Hoover. Htnator Gerald P. Nye <R-ND> and other* was proof that "decent American peopl* don't approve Roosevelt* policy.'' They added, however: "We haw no Illusions. We dont expect Roosevelt to change hit policies. Hnifiarrttar**Ti appeals have no effect. We know we mutt meet all attempts at interfaranc* to European affairs with iron. defa»»»in»tinn pro- and proper action at a given {Former President Hoover tested against the United "using pressure upon Finland on hf h *lf of and wk*^ "Hat America lost 1k; all sense of niimtn and ly*"*! proportions?" Senator IX Worth Clark (D-Idabo) called the note a "travesty" to warn "little Finland to quit gobhUng up tbe big Russian bear whose mouth is dripping with blood." Senator Bennet Champ Clark (D- Mo) *mMI KngispH had threatened to declare war oo Finland and **»+ United State* bad threatened to diplomatic relation*) he is sympathetic with such croups an tbe Amiao, Gtneral Henhey said, "I cannot but think that Mil is not the answer" in tbe case of th* lancaiter county men. Former Tokyo Envoy fo Berlin on Way fo Meet With Hull and President TOKYO — (AP) — The Japanese government announced today that it was sending Saburo Kurusu, former ambassador to Germany, to Washington by trans-Pacific clipper in an effort to reach an accord with the United States "in view of the very serious situation prevailing." Arrangements for Kurusu's trans- Pacific night were made in overseas phone talks last night between United States Ambassador Joseph C. Grew and Secretary Hull, resulting in a two-day delay of a clipper's departure from Hongkong to enable Kurusu to catch it, a government spokesman said. The special envoy already is en route, having left Tokyo by plane yesterday. The government spokesman said Kurusu'a mission was to facilitate a United States-J&panese understanding through the talks which have been in progress in Washington since late August. Domei, news agency with clow official connections, said Kurusu would second the efforts of Ambassador Admiral Kichteaburo Nomura to "explain the Japanese situation to United States leaders, including President Roosevelt." Japan's DesaaneVi PabUahed Nevertheless the departure of tbe envoy, whose title is special adviser to Ambassador Nomura, coincided with publication in the Japan Times and Advertiser, foreign office or of a seven-point program whic gan, h It said the United States must accept if au accord is to be reached, In effect this called on America to withdraw her jnfiamop from the Orient, recognise Japan's military, economic and diplomatic conquests of the past ten years and approve her "new order" in greater Bast Asia. ____ ____________ It also asked a halt to the freesinff of Japanese assets. The same paper returned to tha tack wlth^o editorial in its afternoon edition, urging the United States to sacrifice tbe Chungking government of China to ensure peace and to compose her differences with Japan before turning bar full attention to her crtste with Oermany. * This is within,'AmdlcKii->nacn > tbe paper said, "because she k not aa irrevocably committed to support of Chungking as to fortifying Britain." To permit the downfall of Chung- king would not greatly Impair tbe position of the United States." it said, adding that Britain desires peace in the Pacific and safety of her Far Eastern ocean lanes. Kurusu is famous as the diplomat who signed for Japan tbe three- power axis alliance at Berlin Sept. 27,1MO. when he was smhassartnfr to Oermany. (However. Kurusu is not numbered among tbe moat ardent proponents of tbe ads pact. Be has served long in Ingush-speaking and French-epeaking countries, having been ambassador to Belgium befcsre going to_Bglln, He married an American woman.) His mission repnatnts a third stage in recent Japanese efforts to reach an accord with tbe United States and prevent tlite deepeninc Pacific crisis — intensified from Japan's viewpoint by the economic and military measures taken m the Pacific area by tbe United States and Britain—from producing a clash. The first stage opened with Premier Prince Fumimaro Konoye'a stiU unpublished letter to President Roosevelt late in August. The second was represented by the return to Washington last month of Kanam Wakanugt, Japanese minister, who wis understood to have carried new instructions. » 'HULL DISCOUNTS WOT WASHINGTON T- (AP) — Secretary of State Ball said today tbe wttb Janan m fafiilttaHng arrange•ante for tbe trans-Pacttte flight of aahuro Kuruju, epecial fvaiteary on to Waeatacton to atttat Jap*. a*** lml»teajnr »<ew»r* to effort* tonee* aa iiiiinhnim« wtth th* BM*xpttn*dathtep*te»eentar- of to a fcwkju aary traveifcw to this country. He •aid he knew of no new propoeato for a Far Ikutora atttlancnt being brought bare by Kuruau. He declared that there was nally nothing new which the state department could report on that situation at this time. The state department was notified that Kurusu was coming bare to cooperate with Nomura in explora* tory conversations. Butt said, adding that this government had notbing to do with the mission, except to «*•> tend the usual oourtostes of Woman Delays Train To Complete Ircakfast HABRJBBURG, PA. —<AP) — A who demanded the richt to finish her br*a*f**t taewre- ly in a diniug car held up *Pv? Nnusylvaiu* railroad's Chicago- Mew York express train for IS minutes today. Trainiaen wanted to shift tb* to ft dbjtifiiT ID thy HeUrlfalM&fv and take OB a n*w ear. The refused to budge until * tkAj4 a4ni*ft*d - - Baffiad bat dtecrttt,Ib* o*w waited.

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