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In This Edition Late news and sports are covered on Pages 1-X and 2-X of this edition of The Star, supplementing the news of the regular home delivered edition. Closing N. Y. Markets—Sales, Page 18. A Tithe for Victory The Government is asking citizen* to invest 10 per cent of earnings in War Bonds. The money is needed for war financing. Have you done your part? C45) Means Aaaoeiated Preia. • 90th YEAR. No. 35,828. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 1942 Washington T U D V T? PTTVTQ1 Elsewhere and Suburbs XxXXVJljJIj XO Five Cent# No Bombs Fell in Second Raid On Dutch Harbor, Navy Declares; Bremen Heavily Blasted by RAF ■■■. ....- A .- - _ ▲ __ Planes Probably Reconnoitering, Communique Says By the Associated Press. The Navy, describing the sit uation at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, as quiet at present, reported in a communique early this after noon that the second wave of enemy planes which flew over the base yesterday failed to drop bombs and probably was engaged only in reconnaissance. The communique declared total damage at the base was not exten sive and fires were quickly extin guished after the initial raid yes terday morning in which high ex plosives and incendiary bombs were dropped. While the source of the attacking aircraft has not been definitely de termined, the communique se u, they are believed to have been ar rier-based. Stimson Predicts New P .ids. Shortly before the new N .vy com tnunqiue Secretary of W c Stimson predicted that the Dutch Harbor attacks were “not the only and last raids" to be expected on American territory. The War Department chief told his press conference, “I reminded you last week that raids were com ing and I caution you now1 this is not the only and last raids." Secretary Stimson refused, how ever, to predict where further at tacks might be expected, telling a questioner he did not “care to go into that phase of the Japanese minds,” and similarly fended off a question as to why the foe struck first at the Aleutian outpost. Asked if his references to raids included any that might be at tempted on the continental United States, he merely added: “I make no restrictions on the possibilities of these raids. I don't profess to anticipate what is in the mind of my opponent.” Text of Today's Communique. The text of today's communique, based on reports received up to noon, follow: “North Pacific area: “1. The situation at Dutch Har bor is at present quiet. Yesterday's first raid by the Japanese appears to have been made primarily to test our defenses. High explosives and incendiary bombs were dropped but. as previously announced, our casualties were light and damage was net extensive. The few fires which were started w'ere quickly ex tinguished. “2. The second wave of enemy planes which was reported to have attacked six hours after the initial attack (communique No. 85> failed to drop any bombs and appears to have been engaged solely in recon naissance. "3. The source of the attacking Japanese aircraft has not been defi nitely determined, but they are thought to have been carrier based.” Met Fiery Reception. A hint that the raiders appar ently met a fiery reception came from Rear Admiral C. S. Freeman, commander of the 13th naval dis trict. who declared after the initial dawn assault on the Alaskan out post: “This attack was not a surprise end the station was prepared to meet It.” The Japanese raids were gener ally regarded as a reprisal for Brig. Gen. James H. Doolittle's smashing attack at Tokio and three other great Japanese cities on April 18. Few believed they marked the opening of a grand assault on Alaska, although Anthony J. Di mond. Alaskan Delegate to Con gress, declared: "I am afraid we may have a strug gle on our hands to keep that area.” With the presence of a Japanese aircraft carrier indicated by the use of fighter planes against Dutch Harbor—more than 1.400 miles from the nearest Japanese islands—all j Pacific Coast defenses went on the ; alert. Everywhere from Alaska to the j Panama Canal came indications that coastal defenses were intensi fying their watch for the enemy. In Victoria, British Columbia, the western command of the Royal (See”DUTCH HARBOR, Page .A-5.) Curtin Pays Tribute To American Forces By the Associated Press. CANBERRA, Australia, June 4 — In a war survey delivered in the Australian House of Representatives Prime Minister John Curtin paid tribute today “to the bearing of American forces in this country.” One-Armed Ace Bags 2 Bombers Over France By *he Associated Pres*. LONDON, June 4.—Squadron Leader J. A. F. MacLachlan, who wouldn’t let the loss of an arm interfere with his RAF career, shot down two of four German bombers destroyed over France last night end damaged two others. He has operated his fighter with a metal arm, plus a "special gadget,” since an amputation resulting from his being shot down over Malta some time ago. His present night fighting score is seven planes downed. The other two German bombers downed last night were credited to 8 Czech flight lieutenant, Charles Kuttelwascher, boosting his night fighting score to 11. British Armored Forces Rout Axis From Desert Stronghold Free French Holding Against Efforts Of Rommel to Capture Bir Hacheim By thf Associated Press. CAIRO, Egypt, June 4.—British imperial armored forces were reported today to have routed Axis soldiers from a desert strong hold in a fierce engagement, while their Free French allies held fast against efforts by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel to seize the key position ox Bir Hacheim. A Near East command communi que said British forces, attacking at the “last light of June 2,” drove the enemy out of Tamar. 21 miles southwest of Tobruk and 6 miles west of Knightsbridge. a track center around which has occurred .auch of the fighting in this latest /ibyan campaign. “The enemy is known to have lost at least 14 tanks in this en gagement," the communique de clared. The German field commander apparently desires to capture Bir f-I Hacheim, southern end of a severed line which once extended to Ain El Gazala, to make Impossible a Brit ish counterattack from that tiny oasis, about 50 miles southwest of Tobruk. There are British Indian troops at Bir Hacheim, but British sources said the main force consists of Free French metropolitan troops | plus a battalion of the French For eign Legion which now is about 85 per cent French. The British communique said I (See LJBYXTPage^A-5 ) Stilwell, Brereton Reach Chungking to Confer With Chiang Two Americans Arrive By Plane for Talks With Chinese Leader By the Associated Press. CHUNGKING, June 4.—Lt. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell, Ameri can commander of Chinese forces which fought the Japa nese in Burma, and Maj. Gen. Lewis H. Brereton, commander of United States Army Air Forces in India, arrived by plane today for conferences with Generalissimo Chiang Kai shek. Gen. Stilwell. the Chinese gener alissimo's chief of staff, led the 5th , and 6th Chinese armies in their; defense of the east flank of the Burma front. Escaped Into India. He escaped into India in a hazardous overland journey when his headquarters was cut off by the Japanese, and declared bluntly that “we took a hell of a beating.” Gen. Brereton is in charge of the United States bomber forces which pounded the Japanese during the last weeks of their Burma campaign and now are battering at the bases from which the invaders menace India. Brig. Gen. Claire L. Chennault, commander of the American Volun teer Group (the Flying Tigers i, came to Chungking with Gen. Stil well, having boarded the plane last night at Kunming. mancnuKuo concentrations. Meanwhile, a Chinese spokesman said he had heard hew reports of Japanese concentrations in Man chukuo. but he could not give their size. The reports increased specu lation in Chinese circles over Jap anese failure thus far to attempt invasion of Australia or India. There was increasing belief among the Chinese that Soviet Siberia might be the next big Japanese tar get. Chuhsien. rail line center of West ern Chekiang Province and at pres ent the immediae goal of the Jap anese offensive in Chekiang, was being pressed today from the North,i East and Southeast by 40.000 Jap anese troops constantly augmented by a reserve of perhaps an equal number. Benefited by incessant relay bombing which destroyed Chinese defenses, the enemy column striking from the north reached a point only 3 miles from Chuhsien. The town was under fire from heavy field guns. About 1.000 Japanese plainclothes men were intercepted and destroyed south of Chuhsien, it was reported. The Chekiang offensive, accord ing to the Japanese themselves, is aimed at destruction of sites from which Allied air attacks could be launched against Japan. But a military spokesman said today: “Even if the Japanese occupy some of our air bases there are many cities where others could be built.” Kinhwa Threatened. Chinese units operating behind the enemy's Chekiang lines were said to be threatening Kinhwa, lost provincial capital, on the rail line east and somewhat north of Chuh sien. Chinese dispatches said the Japanese had burned Kinhwa sta tion, “indicating that their position was becoming insecure.” The Chinese reported recapture of a number of strategic points east, south and north of Kinhwa. Other dispatches said the Japa nese used poison gas again on Tues day southeast of Chuhsien and that the Chinese had been engaged in a large-scale guerrilla campaign in the southern part of Shansi Prov ince since May 21. The Chinese high command de clared that its forces had inflicted 4,000 casualties on the Japanese at tempting to take Chuhsien. The high command also acknowl edged that Kengtung, one of the Shan state capitals in Burma, was taken by the Japanese on May 26. Chinese military dispatches from the Yunnan front bordering Burma said the Japanese had suffered 2,000 casualties in the past two weeks in fighting centering at the outskirts of Lungling and Tengyueh, Japanese held towns just west of the upper Salween River. Nazis' Executioner Heydrich Dies of Wounds in Prague 46 More Czechs Killed In Reprisal, Bringing Total to 163 Dead By the Associated Press. BERLIN (From German Broad casts), June 4.—Reinhard Heyd rich, 38, Reichsprotector for Bohemia and Moravia, died in Prague this morning of wounds suffered in an attempt on his life May 27, it was announced offi cially today. Emanuel Moravec, propaganda minister of the (German-controlled) j Czech goverrtment, addressing a huge mass meeting at Prague today, I disclosed officially for the first time that young Czech parachutists had been dropped In Bohemia and Moravia with army explosives. He added that most of them had been rounded up and, this being the j case, no special precautions were taken to “protect personalities of the Reich.” "The few criminals who escaped." he continued, "sufficed to bring misfortune to us” (an obvious reference to the attack on Heydrich). Series of Attacks. “With the aid of foreign instruc tors, young Czechs who were mobil ized by compulsory means in for eign countries have been especially trained for sabotage acts,” Mora ves said. "They were told that revo lution was imminent in Bohemia and Moravia. As a signal for the uprising, a number of assaults were carried out against prominent Ger man and Czech personalities and a series of attacks were made against industrial plants, public buildings and other institutions.” He declared the organizers “of this assault” believed the Czech people would care for these agents and even give them shelter. "Benes (Edouard Benes, president of the provisional Czech govern ment in London) knew, however, that he was sending these agents into certain death. * * * He was, there fore. convinced that If it should not come to revolution in our coun try he could at least make Churchill (Prime Minister Churchill) believe that such a revolution had taken place. The assassination of the man known among scores of millions of Europe’s oppressed peoples as "Der Henker”—"the hangman’’—is ex pected to bring about the shooting of hundreds of hostages in addition to the 163 already slain in swift re prisals, Czech ciicles in London as serted. London sources declared Heydrich recently was appointed Gestapo chief for Occupied Europe and it was pointed out ironically that the "butcher of Moravia" died in vir tually the same manner as hun dreds of hostages he had ordered shot in Prance, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Poland and other countries during his hated career. A Czech source in London said au tomatic rifles used by two men to shoot Heydrich were from the ord nance of the disbanded Czech Army and possibly were dropped by para chute. The Czech government ap pealed by radio to the Czechs to stand firm against the Gestapo (See HEYDRICH, Page A-6.) 12 British Planes Missing; Dieppe Docks Target Bj the Associated Press. LONDON, June 4.—British bombers heavily blasted Bremen, Germany's second seaport, in the latest of the RAF’s current series of raids to knock out vital German objectives. The Bremen raid, the 94th of the war, was linked with an attack on the Dieppe docks and the Air Min istry announced that 10 bombers and two fighters were missing from the night operations. A strong RAF force flew through moonlit skies to strike at Bremen targets—such as shipbuilding and submarine yards, docks, railways, steel works, oil refining installations, an aircraft factory—in a follow-up to the mass raids on Cologne and Essen. Only Hamburg ranks ahead of Bremen as a German maritime center. Heavy explosions were heard at Folkestone today from the direction of Boulogne, where the Commandos landed last night, as the RAF re sumed its sunshine offensive against occupied France with big mrming and afternoon raids. Bremen is a city of 325.000 popula tion occupying sandy plains on both banks of the Weser River, 46 miles from the North Sea and 300 miles from England's east coast. Flares Light Targets. British flyers found weather favor able and cast their explosive loads on Bremen by the light of flares, the Air Ministry said. Nazi airdromes in Occupied France and the Low Countries and the har bor installations of Dieppe, on France's Channel coast, also were attacked and mines were laid in en emy waters, it added. Reliable sources said the new noc turnal thrusts were on a moderate scale for the second night in suc cession, following the crippling 1, 000-plane assaults against Cologne and Essen Saturday and Monday nights. A Berlin broadcast said the Brit ish attacked places along the north west coast of Germany and 10 of the raiders were shot down, but disclosed no details. RAF planes were heard over the moonlit channel in the early morn ing hours and soon after dawn the bombers were heard throbbing their way back to their bases, concealed in a low haze. Four German aircraft were de stroyed during the night over Nazi bases in France and another over Britain, it was announced. Nazi Planes Forced Back. A small number of German planes tried to cross the southeast English coast by daylight, but heavy fire from ground batteries forced them back in some disorder. Bolstering British preparations for the contemplated 2.000-plane-a night raiding of Germany is a new twin-motored Manchester bomber which Aircraft Production Ministry announced is equipped to carry 5 tons of explosives. A powerful associate of the huge Wellingtons, Hampdens, Stirlings and other bombers of the RAP, the Manchester weighs 25 tons loaded, carries a crew of six or seven, has a maximum speed of 300 miles an hour and a range of approximately 2,000 miles. The wingspan is given as 98 feet, 1 inch; length, 68 feet, 10 inches; height, 20 feet. It carries eight machine guns, in nose and tail turrets, all hydraulically operated. Mostly Incendiaries Dropped, Nazis Report BERLIN (From German Broad casts), June 4 <£•).—'Ten British bombers were shot down during the night as the RAF attacked Bremen and the surrounding area, the Ger man high command announced today. The raiders used incendiaries for the most part, though some high explosives were dropped, the an nouncement said. German night raiders were re ported to have bombed the naval base of Poole on the British south coast. In daylight operations over the Channel yesterday, the high com mand said, the British lost 24 planes in air combats. During the preceding week, the Germans said, British plane losses totaled 318 craft, of which 41 were reported shot down by Nazi naval units. German losses in the same period were put at 51 planes. Summary of Today's Star Foreign Allied submarine sinks loaded Jap troop transport. Page A-l Nazi hangman Heydrich dies of wounds. Page A-l Two torpedo boats sunk, 2 transports hit, Russians claim. Page A-l Stilwell and Brereton in Chungking to confer with Chiang. Page A-l Two Jap Navy officers killed by Brit ish on Madagascar. Page A-l Commandos in minor raid on French area; get data. Page A-J Army bomber crew safe after tropic adventure. Page A-4 National Congress told overtime pay plan is not complete solution. Page A-l Eastern gas ration may be 4 gallons after July 15. Page A-l A U. S. still permits shipments of gaso line to Spain. Page A-l Senate prepares to declare war on three Balkans. Page A-5 Du Pont, five firms indicted in price fixing case. Page A-6 Mutual manager says FCC regula tions are reasonable. Page A-6 War spending figure due to pass $200,000,000,000 foon. Page A-14 Washington and Vicinity. 23 draft registrants granted changes in status. Page A-3 New air-raid control center being built in Montgomery. Page B-l Miscellany After Dark. PageB-12 Births and Deaths. Page B-8 Marriage Licenses. Page B-8 Nature’s Children. PageB-23 /CLEAR THEDECKS^ ' YOU SWABS. WE’RE going into Action v Senate Votes War On 3 Axis Puppets Without Debate Leaders, Meanwhile, Move To Block Showdown on Soldiers' Pay Increase By tht Associated Press. Congress formally voted war against Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania today, with the Senate unanimously approving resolu tions passed by the House with out dissent yesterday. Without debate, the Senate quickly' voted to Include the three Axis puppets with three other na tions, Germany, Japan and Italy, against which the United States declared war last December. The Senate vote on the resolu tion was 67-0 on Bulgaria, 71-0 on Hungary and 73-0 on Rumania. 32-Minute Balloting. The balloting was completed in 32 minutes. Congress has been informed by President Roosevelt that Rumania, Hungary and Bulgaria were fighting against the United Nations and were preparing to extend their activities. Introduced in response to a special message from President Roosevelt, the resolutions directed the Chief Executive to "employ the entire naval and military forces of the United States and the resources of the Government" in war against the three Axis satellites. Rumania de clared war on the United States last December 11 and Bulgaria and Hungary followed suit on December 13. Senators showed far greater in terest in a maneuver by administra tion leaders to avoid an immediate showdown on the politically-potent issue of a soldiers' pay increase. With President Manuel Quezon of the Philippines scheduled to ad dress the chamber, Democratic Leader Barkley said he hoped action on a proposed motion by Senator La Follette. Progressive, of Wisconsin to bring the pay question back be fore the Senate could be delayed. Will Press for Vote. Senator La Follette said he was ready to press for a vote on a mo tion to discharge the Senate con ferees, who thus far have refused to agree to a twice-expressed House demand that the minimum pay of the armed forces be raised to $50 a month. At present buck privates are paid $21 monthly for the first four months of service, the amount rising there after to $30. The Senate, in passing a general pay adjustment bill, raised this to $42, to begin when a man enters service. President Roosevelt was quoted in usually informed quarters as favor ing the $42 amount and one Senator who asked to remain anonymous told reporters he had little doubt that the President would veto the bill if the $50 level was allowed to stand. Drottningholm Sails By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. June 4.—The Swed ish liner Drottningholm sailed last night with 949 diplomats and other nationals of Axis countries on her second voyage to Lisbon as a diplo matic-exchange vessel. Shopping Guide For years the people of Washington have looked to The Star for news of the day and have made it’s advertis ing columns every evening and Sunday morning their guide in wise shopping. Yesterday’s Circulation The Evening Star Wed., June 3, 1942_*186,009 Wed., June 4, 1941_*169,157 Increase _ 16,852 •Returns from newsstands not de ducted and no samples included. Yesterday’s Advertising Line*. The Evening Star_49,916 2nd Newspaper_29,310 3rd Newspaper_ 20,861 4th Newspaper_19,559 Telephone National 5000 and have The Evening and Sunday Star delivered to your home. Troops in Britain To Send Letters Home by Film By the Associeted Press. LONDON. June 4—United States Army headquarters an nounced today that American troops in the British Isles now will be able to send airgraph letters to relatives and friends at home. The system is similar to that used by British troops in India and the Near East. The letters are written on specially pre pared blanks and photographed by a micro-filming process. The films are taken by bomber to Washington, enlarged by the War Department and forwarded to the addresses. The use of such letters is not mandatory, but it would save hundreds of tons of air mail. Overtime Pay Plan For U. S. Workers Called Inadequate Admiral Fisher Favors Bill as Right Step, Hits Compensation Ceiling By J. A. FOX. Representatives of the Navy and War Departments, in which thousands of civilian employes are working long hours without extra compensation, today in dorsed the overtime pay bill sponsored by the administration, but Rear Admiral C. W. Fisher of the division of shore establish ments of the Navy told the House Civil Service Committee that “it is not a complete solu tion of the problems that con front Government employes.” The question of taking care of those not covered—this number has been estimated at 189.000—is of ‘ im mediate importance,” he added. At the same time the drive of organized labor to get a flat increase for all Government workers con tinued. with William C. Hushing. chief of the Legislative Committee of the American Federation of Labor, telling the committee, which has been holding hearings for three days, that the Federation wants the bill providing a $300 bonus. Mr. Hushing said that he would like to see both measures passed. Wage-Hour Act Cited. Admiral Fisher and other wit nesses from the two departments emphasized the desirability of the overtime bill as a step toward equalizing the conditions under which employes work, examples be ing cited where one group is denied overtime for doing the same type of work that calls for extra pay when performed by others. The officer also pointed out that the Government has applied the overtime principle in private em ployment through the Wage and Hour Act and added that he-‘‘can't see why if certain standards are desirable for employes in interstate commerce, they are not desirable for those in the Federal service.” The admiral was critical of the proposal to put a $3,800 ceiling on the total salary payment permitted • See OVERTIME PAY,'Page A-6.) Eastern Gas Ration May Be 4 Gallons After July 15 Permanent System Abolishes 'X' Cards, Increases Curbs By the Associated Presa. Plans for permanent ration ing of gasoline in the East before July 15, announced last night by the Office of Price Administra tion, revealed that the contro versial “X" cards will be elimi nated and indicated that the basic allowance for each motor ist might be slightly less than four gallons a week. The four-gallon figure was predi cated on the extension of gasoline rationing on a Nation-wide basis and decision on this extension rests with President Roosevelt, it was said. In the event the extension is vetoed by the President it was expected East ern motorists driving non-essential cars could expect approximately the same three-gallon-a-week ration now allowed. OPA studies of the national situa tion, officials explained, are being built around an average mileage al lowance for non-essential motorists of approximately 2,880 miles of driv ing a year. Must Register Again. Under the program for the Eastern seaboard announced by the OPA to replace the temporary system that expires on July 1, all motorists who register on a date yet to be an nounced will receive a basic coupon ration equivalent to approximately three gallons a week. Rationing ex tention might increase the weekly maximum to the nearly four gallons. Although Representative Beiter, Democrat, of New York, said he learned in a conversation with Pe troleum Co-ordinator Ickes that Nation-wide rationing would be in stituted on July 15, War Production Board Chairman Nelson declared no final decision had been made. Mr. Ickes held a press conference today, but declined comment on the rationing plans, saying: "I have no responsibility for rationing gas." Silent on Resolution. Nor would he discuss a resolution adopted yesterday by the Petroleum Industry War Council opposing the national rationing of gasoline to conserve rubber until “further facts are made available justifying such rationing." Although members of the council, still in session, stood in back of the press conference room, Mr. Ickes said he had not received the reso lution and tvould withhold comment until he had read it. Here is the wray the program an nounced by the OPA for the 11 Eastern States and the District of Columbia will work: All drivers must register again be fore July 15. On registering, they will receive an "A" card containing 48 coupons divided into six sections of eight coupons each. Each section will be good for 60 days. Must Turn in Coupons. The coupons, each good for a unit of three gallons, or possibly a little more, of gasoline, must be turned over to the gasoline station attendant, who in turn will need (See GASOLINE, Page~A^2> U. S. Ships Spain Oil and Gasoline Occasionally as Part of Swap By the Associated Press. Government officials said today that the United States was still per mitting periodic shipments of oil and gasoline to Spain. But they declared that both oil and gasoline were low grade, that only enough to meet essential do mestic requirements in Spain was granted export licenses, and that the United States receives much needed strategic materials in re turn. Discussing reports from Madrid that five Spanish tankers were en route to Spain with gasoline, fuel oil and kerosene in accordance with agreements between that country and the United Nations, officials here said the last tanker to leave the United States for Spain cleared about six weeks ago. "These shipments do not go at regular intervals,” one official said. "Sometimes they are two months or more apart. Whenever Spain's sup ply gets low we let another boat go.” This official emphasized that the fuel involved was of a type not commonly used in this country, that no aviation gasoline was in cluded and that two American ob servers were kept in Spain to see that the shipments were put to the industrial uses for which they were consigned and did not leak into German hands. "This is not appeasement of a European neutral, although it might play a minor part in keeping Spain on the neutral fence,” another official said. “It is rather a hard headed, semibarter business propo sition under which, for low-grade fuel oil and gasoline, we%et many critical materials we are short of .” While officials refused to say how much oil and gasoline was going to Spain, one declared, “It is not very much, you can be sure of that." Allied Sub Sinks Jap Transport Full of Troops Two Other Vessels Sent Down; Third Badly Damaged By the Associated Pre*s. ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, Australia, June 4.—An Allied submarine, cruising Japan's shipping lanes, has sunk 22.000 tons of Japanese shipping three vessels including a 6,000 ton armed troop transport, Al lied headquarters said today. All those aboard the transport, possibly as many as 12.000 troops, probably were lost, the communique said. In addition to the transport, It stated, two ‘ heavily loaded armed supply ships" of 6.000 and 10.000 tons were sunk and a third of 7,000 tons was badly damaged. The communique did not specify the time covered by the operations, but said the sinkings occurred in a raid on enemy shipping lanes. Text of Communique. The communique text: "In a raid on enemy shipping lanes, one of our submarines suc cesssfully sank two heavily loaded armed supply ships of 6.000 and 10.000 tons, badly damaged a third of 7,000 tons and sank an armed transport of 6.000 tons with probable loss of all troops. “The Japanese are notorious for overloading troops transports. It is known that they put more than 12.000 soldiers on some 6.000-ton ships. “It is apparent that this was the work of our submarine on cruise.” Jap Subs Sink Ship. Earlier, Gen. MacArthur's head quarters announced that Japanese submarines had sunk one ship off the east coast of Australia, and Prime Minister John Curtin said at Canberra that three of four Jap anese submarines which entered Sydney Harbor last Sunday were sunk before they could attack. Mr. Curtin told Parliament that the fourth submarine, alone able to fire its torpedoes, also was sunk. • CBS heard an Australian broadcast that one of the sub marines had been raised in Syd ney Harbor and found to be “ob viously of the same type as that used in the attack on Pearl Har bor.") Previously it had been reported that only three midget submarines had been sunk in Sydney Harbor, j one by gunfire and two by depth charges. The only Australian loss in the Japanese foray was a ves sel used as a naval depot ship. The Prime Minister also told the Parliament that the Coral Sea bat tle was a “signal success" which had averted an immediate threat to Australia. Two Announcements Made. Headquarters made two announce ments concerning the latest activi ties of Jap submarines. The first, without giving any re sults, merely recorded that attack! were made on two small cargo ves sels 35 miles east of Sydney and another ship 225 miles south of there. The second bulletin said further information indicated one of the ships was sunk, but the others escaped. Today's regular headquarters communique reported only one de velopment in the air war. an Allied air force attack on Rabual. North eastern New Britain, which caused large fires in the wharf and mili tary camp area. Dutch Hit Nazi Principles As Threat to Religion By the Associated Pres*. LONDON, June 4—Leaders of both Protestant and Catholic churches in the Netherlands have circulated throughout the country statements condemning Nazi princi ples as a threat to religion, the Netherlands news agency Aneta said yesterday. These statements “created a tre mendous impression in HoUand, despite efforts of the Nazi authori ties to suppress them." Aneta said. The Catholic bishops circulated a pastoral letter which was read in churches throughout the country at tacking the Nazi-dominated labor service as a great danger to Dutch youth. Dutch youths compelled to join the labor service were urged to be strong in their faith and to show by their lives that “Christianity is the only force which can reform the world.” The Protestant churches on May 19 read a joint declaration of a general meeting of the Netherlands Reformed Church, expressing con cern “over the course of events .in our country, namely, the way the three basic principles of our life— justice, charity and freedom of con science and conviction—are being violated.” Cythera, U. S. Patrol Craft, Lost in Atlantic Area The Navy announced today the loss of the U. S. S. Cythera, a small naval patrol vessel, in the Atlantic area and^said that the next of kin of the personnel aboard the con verted yacht had been notified. The Cythera was commanded by Lt. Comdr. Thomas W. Rudderow of Highland Lane, Bryn Mawr, Pa. The total of men lost aboard the Cythera, which was described as overdue for more than three weeks, was not given, although as a yacht the vessel had carried a crew of 28. The sinking of the Cythera was announced by the Navy in the same communique which gave additional details on the Dutch Harbor air raids.