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Syonan Shimbun, 4 May 1942

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THE SYONAN TIMES 140 Cecil Street, Syonan-to Telephone 5471. ISo. 63 MONDAY, MAY 4, KOKI 2602, SYOWA 17 5 Cents

U.S. Pressmen On Burma Campaign [ARTICLE]

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U.S. Pressmen On Burma Campaign Buenos Aires, May 3, By Radio. rIE British defeat in Burma is the biggest blow so far suffered at the hands of the Nippon forces, declared Henderson Baldwin, military commentator of the New York Times according to a New York report received here on Saturday.

Corregidor Under Heavy Fire [ARTICLE]

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Corregidor Under Heavy Fire Lisbon, May 2, By Radio. ACCORDING to a dispatch from Melbourne, Nippon bombers scored severe hits on Corregidor Fortress on Friday. Nippon artillery also pounded Corregidor. American and Filipino remnants on Corregidor Island wer^ subjected to a vigorous Nippon air raid again on Saturday, the headquarters

"Jewish Influence To Be Driven Out" [ARTICLE]

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"Jewish Influence To Be Driven Out" Tokyo, May 2. Domei. "2 AM determined to sacrifice my life for the nation's cause especially to drive Jewish influence out of this' country," declared Lieut-General Nobutake Siooten (retired), who amassed the record breaking total of 76,250 votes in the general election on Apr.

Operations In Mindanao Progressing Favourably [ARTICLE]

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Operations In Mindanao Progressing Favourably (From somewhere in Mindanao Island). May 2 by Radio. AUR forces succeeded in occupying Avrl, a vital town. 10 miles south of Ootabato. after smashing enemy resistance in cotabato plain. Meanwhile, other wits captiued Mibongan. 20 miles south-east of Cotabato. ATter their successful landing at

STRATEGIC CITY OF MANDALAY CAPTURED [ARTICLE]

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STRATEGIC CITY OF MANDALAY CAPTURED Important Base At Akyab Has Its First Night Raid Tokyo, May 2. By Radio. THE fall of the strategic city of Mandalay in the central part of Burma was announced by DaiHonyei (Imperial Headquarters) late Saturday afternoon. The announcement briefly disclosed that our forces, operating

50,000 ENEMY TROOPS ERADICATED [ARTICLE]

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50,000 ENEMY TROOPS ERADICATED From a Nippon base in North China May 3. By Radio. QUR forces in their latest mopping up operations in Shansi. Hupeh and Honan provinces eradicated some 50,000 Chungking and Communist forces. Since April 29, our forces I have started most vigorous operations against the Chungking

SHORTAGE OF OIL IN UNITED STATES [ARTICLE]

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SHORTAGE OF OIL IN UNITED STATES Buenos Aires, May 3. By Radio. AS a means of alleviating the shortage of oil in the United States, oil administrator, Hicks, of the United States, has given orders to those in connection with the construction of roads throughout 17 states that the use

Tenno-Heika Sends Message To Hitler [ARTICLE]

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Tenno-Heika Sends Message To Hitler Tokyo, May 2, By Radio. TENNO-HEIKA was pleased to send a message of felicitation to ChanceUor Hitler on the occasion of the German national holiday, May 1.

Home Island Raided Again [ARTICLE]

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Home Island Raided Again 'From a certain Nippon base.) May 3. By Radio. rXTENDING their wings from the Port Moresby sector to the Solomon Islands and the northern tip of Australia, crack units ol our naval planes on Apr. SO carried out the second air raid on Home Island, 20

ITALIAN NUN TELLS OF ALLIES' CRUELTY [ARTICLE]

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ITALIAN NUN TELLS OF ALLIES' CRUELTY Prom the war front in Burma. May 2. By Radio. AN Italian nun was rescued at a certain town by our forces advancing northwards in Burma. The nun described the terror brought about by the cruel Anglo-Chungking troops, saying that the Chungking troops savagely

BANK OF NIPPON [ARTICLE]

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BANK OF NIPPON Tokyo, May 2. By Radio. THE re-organized Bank of Nippon started business on Friday as the nation's central banking institution by virtue of the new banking law of Nippon approved by the Imperial Diet at its 79th session. Explaining the mission and new structure of the bank,

Port Moresby Thrice Raided On Friday [ARTICLE]

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Port Moresby Thrice Raided On Friday Lisbon, May 2. By Radio. THE Allied headquarters in Aus- tralia announced on Friday that Nippon bombers bombed Port Moresby in New Guinea for the third time that day within th. past 24 hours. Sourabeya, May 2 by Radio THE registration <rf all foreign

Elections Reflect Nation's Confidence In Policy Of Their Empire [ARTICLE]

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Elections Reflect Nation's Confidence In Policy Of Their Empire Tokyo, May 2, By Radio. OUR Premier, Gen. Hideki Tozyo, in a nation-wide radio address, on Saturday night voiced the profound appreciation of the Government for the magnificent manner in which the general elections were conducted on Thursday despite the exigencies

MR. YOZI HIROTA [ARTICLE]

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MR. YOZI HIROTA Tokyo. May 2. Domel. rKE Foreign Office today announced the appointment of Mr. Yozi Hirota, as Second Secretary of the Nippon Embassy in China.

CHUNGKING REGIME STRANGLED [ARTICLE]

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CHUNGKING REGIME STRANGLED Nanking, May 3. By Radio. AT a meeting held in Chungking on n Apr. 18, Chiang Kai-shek is said to have empowered the head of the U.S. military mission to Chungking. ;MacGruder, and the U.S. Ambassador. Gaus. with the early establishment of a transportation base in Iran

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LEARN NIPPON-GO! (NIPPON-GO O MANABE!) We are all now Tenno-Heika's subjects! (Warera wa subete Tenno-lleika no tarai da!) LESSON No. 61. Lnglish Nippon-Go Pronunciation Where is my watakusi no simbun wa watahkshee noh sheemboon newspaper? doko desu ka? wah dohkoh dehs kah? it is there asoko riesu ahsohkoh dehs please

A RIDE TO MANDALAY [ARTICLE]

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A RIDE TO MANDALAY I Anglo-Chungking Troops Burn Famed Burmese City NEWSMAN'S GRAPHIC PICTURE By a Domei Correspondent in Mandalay, May 2. ROLLING aside the stubborn British and Chungking forces, the N1 pon troops swept into the I'amor.s Burmese city of Mandalay yesterday afternoon. Describing the entry into the city

LEAHY VISITS LAVAL [ARTICLE]

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LEAHY VISITS LAVAL Vichy, May 2, Domei. WILLIAM Leahy, the United States Ambassador lo Vichy, who is returning to Washington for consultations with the Home Government, to-day called on Marshal Henri Philippe Petain. It is said that Leahy later visited M. Pierre Laval, the newly appointed French Premier. It Is

N. CHINA CLEARING HOUSES [ARTICLE]

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N. CHINA CLEARING HOUSES Peking. May 2, Domei. CLEARING houses will be established in Tsingtao and Peking under the technical support of the Clearing Houses of Nippon, it was announced by the North China Authorities. The inaugural meetings will be held on April 30 simultaneously at Tsingtao and Peking. The

Our C.-in-C. In China Waters Promoted [ARTICLE]

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Our C.-in-C. In China Waters Promoted Tokyo. May 2. Domei. THE Navy Ministry announced that Vice-Admiral Mineiti Koga, Commander-in-Chief of out fleet in China waters was yester- day promoted to Admiral. Admiral Koga is a native of Tokyo. aged 57, and was commissioned as i Second Sub Lieutenant in 1907.

PEACE PRESERVATION IN NORTH CHINA [ARTICLE]

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PEACE PRESERVATION IN NORTH CHINA Peking, May 3, By Radio. THE fourth peace preservation movement in North China has been making steady progress with the enemy bases being destroyed j onr after another. During 131 engagements in the southern part of Hupeh Province between Ai»ril 1 and April 23, Chinese

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NOTICE Notice is hereby given that, as from date, the following islands will be under the jurisdiction of the Mayor, Syonan Tokubetu-Si. Riouw Archipelago, Lingga Archipelago, Tembelan Islands. Karimoen Islands, Anabas Islands and Natoena Islands. BY ORDER MILITARY ADMINISTRATION DEPT. May 1. 2602. 63 MAD. Notice No^B OFFICE NAME CHANGED

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NOTICE I THOSE WHO HAVE LOST BICYCLES ASKED TO REPORT The public is hereby inform ed that any person who lost his bicycle or whose bicycle was taken by the Military from the 16th February 2602, is required to report at the Registrar of Vehicles* Office before the 15th of

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MAD. Notice No. 47 CONDENSED MILK In connection with Municipal Notice No. 16 dated March 14th, sellers and purchasers of Condensed Milk (including unsweetened milk) are hereby notified as follows: 1. Any person who wants to purchase Condensed Milk for infants under one year old must apply to the Food

BRITISH PRESTIGE IN WEST ASIA WANING [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH PRESTIGE IN WEST ASIA WANING Islamic States Jubilant At Failure Of Cripps' Mission Istanbul, May 3, By Radio. WITH the German Spring offensive against the Soviet close at hand, British prestige in the Near East and the Middle East is daily waning. West Asia papers recently arrived ia Turkey

Our Gunner's Mid-Air Feat Saves Bomber [ARTICLE]

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Our Gunner's Mid-Air Feat Saves Bomber Tokyo, May 1. Domei THE Asahi correspondent re- ported from the Bataan front on how a Nippon bomber returned to its base after flying helplessly for two hours due to the loss of its control rudder. He said: "during the bombing expedition on the

ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION OF EAST ASIA POWERS [ARTICLE]

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ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION OF EAST ASIA POWERS Bangkok. Mfcy 3 by Radio. THE conclusion of the Nippon-Thai 1 agreement regarding the settlement of accounts in Yen is expected to contribute much for facilitating the exchange of materials between the two countries. Nlpfcor> supplying such manufactured Roods as cotton cloth, machines and

Oar Delegates Reach Vichy [ARTICLE]

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Oar Delegates Reach Vichy Berlin, May 3. By Radio. TWO Nippon delegates of the Tripartite joint committee arrived at Vichy by plane on Saturday from Madrid according to a DNB dispatch. Immediately on their arrival, the delegates conferred with the Nippon Ambassador to France, Mr. Mitani.

CENTRAL OVERSEAS CHINESE ASSN. [ARTICLE]

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CENTRAL OVERSEAS CHINESE ASSN. REPRESENTATIVES of the Overseas Chinese committees in the various states in Malaya met in Syonan, on Friday last, when it was unanimously decided to form a Central Association of Overseas Chinese in Malaya, with branches throughout the country. Delegates from Kedah, Perlis. Perak. Kelantan, Selangor, Negri

KABUL GIVES LIE TO CHUNGKING CLAIM [ARTICLE]

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KABUL GIVES LIE TO CHUNGKING CLAIM Aabul, Afghanistan. May 3 by Radio. •THE Chungking radio has been dis--1 seminating news that Afghanistan and Chungking governments will exchange diplomats. However, a spokesman of the Afghanistan Government flatly dej.ied an exchange of diplomats with the Chungking regime. Tokyo, May 2 by Radio.

Serious Disunity In Chungking [ARTICLE]

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Serious Disunity In Chungking Canton, May 2. By Radio. DEFLECTING a serious disunity and an extreme scarcity of arms and ammunition among Chungking forces, a severe clash is reported to have recently occupied in Tangshui in Kwangtung Province, when the Chungking 187 th division made a large-scale surprise attack on

BUDDHISTS PRAY FOR SUCCESS IN WAR [ARTICLE]

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BUDDHISTS PRAY FOR SUCCESS IN WAR Tokyo, May 3. By Radio. THE Thai special mission to Nippon. 1 headed by Lieut.-Gen. Phya IPhahol. today attended a Buddhist service held here under the auspices ol the Nippon Buddhist Association to pray for the successful conclusion of i the current war. At

Axis Will Shortly Deliver Smashing Blow At Allies [ARTICLE]

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Axis Will Shortly Deliver Smashing Blow At Allies Berlin. May 2. By Radio. CTRESSING the gteat significance of jJ the Hitler Mussolini interview at I Salzberg. German Foreign Office 1 authorities expressed their opinion as follows: The decisive importance of the Salzbere conference will be understood iif the following three

Toll Of War On World Tonnage [ARTICLE]

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Toll Of War On World Tonnage Tokyo, May 2. By Radio. A BOUT one-quarter of the gros-> tonnage of the world's shipping was sunk either by aircraft or submarines during a period of two years and seven months since the outbreak of the present war up to the end of

Reopening Of Sea & Rail Communications [ARTICLE]

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Reopening Of Sea Rail Communications DASSENGER trains bearing the Rising Sun flags have been running the entire length of the Malay Peninsula since May 1. Meanwhile. Junks have been allowed to navigate between Syonan-to, and Sumatra and Java. <

HEAVY RAIN IN SYONAN ON SATURDAY [ARTICLE]

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HEAVY RAIN IN SYONAN ON SATURDAY gYONAN experienced very heavy rain 0:1 Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of workers were on their way home when they were caught in the deluge, which continued with unabated volume for about an hour. W!thin half an hour many streets pnri low-lying areas were flooded, the

MORE FIERCE RAIDS ON SHANSI PROVINCE [ARTICLE]

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MORE FIERCE RAIDS ON SHANSI PROVINCE (Prom a Nippon base in China.) May 3. By Radio. QUR powerful bombing formations :n a repeated and fierce attack bombed Samyuan and Sian in Shansi Province, causing tremendous damage to airfield facilities, barracks and military establishments, on Apr 27. 28. 29 and 30.

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A Prisoner's Mood Day over, strangers brought in—the curfew tolling Today some gone lonesomeness obsesses', Prison cell 3 years, no spring day one feels When shall it 'be that one has a banquet over flowers in bloom'!! Gone to West, gone to South ten years no home made Stranger now