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. Seattle - The new naval air station at Dutch Harbor will be constructed by the j Siesta, Drake, Puget Sound Co., with an. j initial' outlay of) at least $2,900,000. Same company now constructing Sitka naval ; air station and Kodiak naval base. Total ! amount of contracts $16,000,000. It is also learned that an additional sum’of money amounting to $1,193,000 has been t'o<?3y allotted to additional constructior pro ject-3 in .Kodiak. , Washington,D.C. - Pres. Roosevelt today j informed the press that Hhe considers the i selective service training bill highly ! essential and is strongly in favor of it, j‘and was not so hot for conscription11. He permitted diroct quotation of his remarks | Camden, N.J.-Fifteen firemen wore over-. | come by fumes,-.as they searched the ruins j ...of large’-paint plant for bodies, which I had been destroyed by fire. It was said amount to a loss-of $2,000,000 :and also destroyed 67 homes in a four-block area. Two known dead and four men'and three women are missing I Washington,D.fr. - Government experts I revealed that the new export licensing I system of vrar materials would not effect j the thousands of tons of scrap metal now I being prepared for shipment to"'Japan. In | fact 75$ of Japans imports from the Stats will bo unaffected by the new logl.slatior However, it was reported that now laws ! could bo, enacted which would bring all ! important' war .material under control of embargo, if‘hpcessary. Washington,D.C- Proposals which will 1 delay conscription arc now pending in i Congr’oss, is adherents of the one-year j enlistment plan are becoming more muncr our every day. The Senate Military Copp. are considering an amendment to limit the number of men who might be drafted under the bill., .to 1,000,000. Members of ■the Senate stated it was unlikely that an agreement would;be reached before lat: next week..Senators are also preparing one-year enlistment mcncLments to’ the ! legislation /and also empowering tho Pres. ' to call national reserve officers into activo training very shortly. These ideas j have the support from both Democrats and | Ropublleans. j*v.Seattle - Indian Island was today acquir ;>d by the government for location of .a large central western coast arsenal. 'L I Kansas City - William Allen White predicted’., that Wendell Willkio ’willi bb,;' j elected in November. •• »\ ' ; New York *- Aviation gasoline was barred ! from pxport yesterday, to any foreign \ ; nation, directly applying/ to Gt. Britain and Japan. Howsrver Canada may purchase it in any quantities, for her own dispos ition, as ‘may1 also Pan-American countries _FOREIGN I; Lisbon - The Duke and Duchess' of Windsor aro enroute to the Bahamas via New Yci*k on tho U.S. liner Excalibar, under the long-range protection of British warships who aro guarding against a German ar Italian naval coup. London - Lord Beaverbrook, noted publis her, wasntoday appointed a member of ;thc inner War Council of Winston Churchill. He will.be minister in charge of all propaganda and public information. London - Government leaders aro consider ing "assembly line" cooking upon the * population of the British Isles. This* would savo both fuel and food, it was found,'after extensive experiments whore •one stove was substituted for one thous and stoves. Also it was healthy and a three-course meal cost only 23 cents. Havana - The historic conference of Pan American ministers adjourned amid cheers and shouting yesterday after all had signed up for independent or mutual action to resist any change in sovereig nity of. European possessions in the wes tern hemisphere. Also for united action against any fifth column activity as well as economic domination by bartering dic tatorships. Argentina was the first to sign, followed by the other." The meeting ewas declared a triumph for Secty. Hull's plan for intracontinental cooperation. ' London - Tho German seaport of Hamburg was virtually destroyed yesterday by . RAF bombers, including all shipyards and an important airplane plant. Thousands ■ of bombs also rained on Bremen docks as well as on the famous Krupp gun works in .Essen. More'then 100 German towns have been subjected to a withering attacks by English bombers, the worst in the historj .of this war. No denial was forth-coming ‘ from Nazi headquarters. Berlin - The High Command reported the sinking cf 72,000 tons of shipping during the last two days. Also dropped Hitler peace messages over Scotland and Wales in pamphlet form. Rome - An attack was made on a British .naval squadron, south of Foment era, in the Balearic Islands, by Italian planes, claiming tho destruction of one battle ship and direct hits on several other warships. Tokyo - An enormous tidal wave struck Japan today, completely destroying two large shipbuilding yards and hundreds of" f ishing. bogits wore washed away. No report 'was made of the casualties as yot. London - The minister of home defense announced that 287 non, 42 women and 37 qhil&ren had boon killed; 3^1 n§n,'591 wo'mon and 51 children. had been injured; during air raid. 3 during June, over the entire British isles. y • Dublin - An': Irish merchant ship was ‘bomb ed today by Nazis planes. First, in war.