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Vol, 1 No , 7_ Koclir.kt Air, a leaJuly 25, 1940_
SEATTLE - The United. Fisherman's
Uni&i announced settlement of
their differences with Alaska
herring operators giving then
seven cents per barrel- which is
. the same price as last year. Of
ficials of the fisherman's union
for Southeastern Alaska said thh:
some five hundred men-had already
left “for fishing- grounds in ‘trine
Uillien Sound and Kodiak Island
WASHINGTON - Tho iiilitary Com
mittee of the Senate *.;ont to
work on methods curemr peace
time draft 'dodgers under pending
conscription hill. It studied
penalty proposals which would
impose five yoars imprisonment
and fines up to ten thousand
dollars for any man between the
ago of eighteen end sixty-*five
who sought to evade compulsory
military service. The lav/ com
mittee has decided to recommend
passage of burke Nad3worth Com
pulsory Service-.bill in princip
al; this wu3 sharpie- criticised
it Senate by Senators Vandenberg
and' heeler. The: Army loads wore
S'vint plans to recreate general
headnuarters of Army branch which
directed world war field opera
tions to assume responsibility
for training men of the first re
gistration about September 1st.
It is expected that tho first
draft will draw four hundred
SAN FRANCISCO - Cool winds
brought lov/cr temperatures to
most heat strichon middlewest
areas breaking up the season’s
longest heat wave. Four hundred
end ninctocn deaths were attri
buted .directly as its result,
Illinois, minnesota, Nebraska,
Ohio, bisconsin and Nonhuylvania
s uff c r o d 11 io .ho a vies t 1 o 3 s e s .
i • . ' .
i HDv7 YOiUC, - The 185-foo't Nor
wegian tramp not or ship Yomna in
■3altimore. last week landod
39,000, 000 in gold which lied been
smuggler?, out of Norway under the
eye3 of the invading Germans, •
For six weeks, Norwegian children
'slipped., the fortune pest German
sentries -qn sleds from conceal
caches 35 miles, away', to the .
freighter, which was hidden, from
Gornhn plihep'by tree branches
in & \ secret fjord, . ,
l. " • (see ware 8,) j
LOHDOiT - Rumania’s revamped Pro
Hazi government sent envoys to
Germany for the first of the
scries of weekend conferences’in
which foreign minister Von Ribbon
trop is expected to define linos
along which Germany will mediate
Balkan differences in telling
Balkan diplomats how their coun
tries will operate under hitler’s
now ora for Europe• Tomorrow
Von Ribbontrop will sec Bulgarian
ropresent ativcs whilo Slovak
premier and. foreign minister will
call on Sunday.
'LOiTDOlT - Bor the second success
ive. night, there was a lull on
the air front in attacks on Bri
tain, but it c.aue the day after
almost c-elw clo.ss fighting on
• which Nazi raiders flung: at Eng
land's defenses in waves of oigtp
planes. Both sides listed cost
ly tolls. Britain reported a
total of twenty-three Gorman
p 1 ancs o j 'Ot down • j
BLiFABT, III A LAI: jj - Heavy gunfire
was hoard off the coast of Nor
thern' Ireland to-day, flr.a .es
of fire hotv/cen ships r nd air
planes could be seen fro: \ shore«
fitnesses on the coast said that
apparently Goman raiders had
attacked a convoy. British
fighter planes rushed to the res
cue and drove the attach rs off.
CrLHLVA - Joseph Avonol, Secretary
of thy General League of Hations
since July first nineteen thirty
three announced his resignation
today. He stated that real?.ties
under present tines made his of
fice no longer necessary. In
doing this Avonol signed what,
may bo formal death sentence of
the League as a political body.
UiHRLIN - In a special communique
today, 'the Goman high cor.mir.nd.
said that Goman speedboats sunk
three merchant ships totaling
tv;onty-tv/o thousand tons, off the
southern coast of England in tho
region of Brighton; another r.ier
• chant man of tv/o thousand tons
has set afire.
• SEAEGeAi - /.ctivitios of /merican
traders in northern China wore
• lrr.lted by Lfr.itod States action in
stopping all oil and scrap.iron
■exports. \British authorities, rc
y. (see nano 8.)
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