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Syonan Shimbun, 11 August 1942

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The Syonan Times I UOXedl Street, Syanan-to I I Telephone 5471. I Ao. 148 i TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, KOKI 2602, SYOWA 17 7 Cents

AIR & NAVAL BATTLE OFF SOLOMONS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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AIR NAVAL BATTLE OFF SOLOMONS More Than 28 Enemy War Vessels Sunk Or Damaged; Over 40 Planes Downed DAI-HONYEI ANNOUNCED AT 3.30 P.M. SUNDAY THAT THE IMPERIAL NAVY HAS INFLICTED A STAGGERING BLOW TO THE COMBINED ANGLO-AMERICAN FLEET IN AN AIR AND NAVAL ENGAGEMENT IN THE VICINITY OF THE SOLOMON

Combined Anglo-U.S. Fleet Reduced To Third Class Power [ARTICLE]

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Combined Anglo-U.S. Fleet Reduced To Third Class Power Tokyo. Auk- 10. .J rf ACTHORITATIVEP quarters state that the smashing defeat of J+the Anglo American i Combined Fleet at the J hands of our Imperial tfk CNavy off the Solomon j Islands, coming after a jL yL series of severe setbacks.

Germans Jubilant Over Our Great Naval Victory [ARTICLE]

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Germans Jubilant Over Our Great Naval Victory Berlin, Aug. 10. Domei. •THE stupendous Nippon naval air victory, achieved by the Imperial forces in the battle off the Solomon Islands, was enthusiastically received by the. German nation, which heard of the news shortly after noon in a special radio broadcast. Berliners

THAI-F.I.C. DEMARCATION COMMISSION DISBANDS [ARTICLE]

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THAI-F.I.C. DEMARCATION COMMISSION DISBANDS Bangkok, Aug. 10. A CEREMONY marking the disbanding of the Thai-French Indo-China border demarcation Commission was held in Bangkok on Friday morning with congratulatory messages read out by the heads of the Nippon. Thai and F.I.C. delegates, expressing aporeciation for the co-operation extended by Ul3 respective

Turkish-Syrian Border Closed [ARTICLE]

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Turkish-Syrian Border Closed Vichy, Aug. 10, Domei. AY A S quoting authentic 11 sources disclosed that the Turkish-Syrian border has been closed. The report did not mention what part of tne border was closed.

OUR DIPLOMATS LEAVE FOR LISBON [ARTICLE]

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OUR DIPLOMATS LEAVE FOR LISBON Lisbon, Aug. 10. Dcmei. piFTEEN Nippon diplomats, who were returning to Nippon from the (Jnited States by the Exchange Agreement and who, upon reaching Lourence Marques, were assigned duty to Europe by the Nippon Government, Thursday left Lourenco Marques, accompanied by their families, for Lisbon

REAL STRENGTH OF IMPERIAL NAVY AGAIN PROVED [ARTICLE]

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REAL STRENGTH OF IMPERIAL NAVY AGAIN PROVED Tokyo, Aug. 10. TOKYO newspapers are giving prominence to our smashing naval victory off the Solomon Islands. The Asahi says that the victory, in which the number of enemy ships sunk and damaged is the greatest since the outbreak of the Greater East

Fearlessness Of Our Pilots Again Demonstrated [ARTICLE]

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Fearlessness Of Our Pilots Again Demonstrated From one of our bases, Aug. It. TPHE fearlessness of our pilots was again demonstrated when an early model seaplane downed an enemy's heavy bomber on July 30 in a duel over the Arafura Sea. it was disclosed. It was revealed that our plane

GERMAN UNITS CUT THROUGH RED LINE S.-W. OF STALINGRAD Capture Of Krasnodar Announced [ARTICLE]

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GERMAN UNITS CUT THROUGH RED LINE S.-W. OF STALINGRAD Capture Of Krasnodar Announced Lis FOLLOWING a terrific di German Panzer format a section of the Soviet iir sector, south-west of S&ali cow dispatches received i The reports add that German tanks are massing in the Kletskaya area with the aim

U.S. Attempt To Raid Canton Repulsed [ARTICLE]

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U.S. Attempt To Raid Canton Repulsed China Fronts Canton, Aug. 10. A FORMATION of five American bombers, accompanied by several fighters, was repulsed by our Army air units, when it attempted to raid Canton Airfield at 8.10 a.m. on Saturday morning, the headquarters of the Nippon Expeditionary Forces in South

Tenno-Heika Hears Of Gallantry Of Two Army Units In Malaya [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Tenno-Heika Hears Of Gallantry Of Two Army Units In Malaya Tokyo, Aug. 10. THE War Ministry has announced that the citations by the Commander-in-Chief of our Expeditionary Force* in Malaya to Matui Army Group and Mutaguti Army Group, which rendered distinguished services in the Malayan campaign, have been brought to

Thai Premier's Son Congratulates People Of This Country [ARTICLE]

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Thai Premier's Son Congratulates People Of This Country "I WISH to offer my sincere congratulations to the Malayan people for the co-operation and unity with which they are doing their best to facilitate the successful conclusion of the tremendous task in the waging of the Greater East Asia War," said

Allied "Hot-Air" Campaign [ARTICLE]

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Allied "Hot-Air" Campaign TfflE are now able to give further evidence of the critical position in which the Allied nation* find themselves and which compels th2m to depend entirely upon hot air' for their offensive against us. On Friday night a British natlcnal broadcasting in Malay 'with an Oxford accent'

Tatuta Maru Arrives At Saigon [ARTICLE]

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Tatuta Maru Arrives At Saigon Saigon, Aug. 10 117ITH enemy nationals nc;n Nippon and China, the diplo matic exchange ship, Tatuta Mai v. arrived in Saigon Sunday afternoon to take on board Bri'u-h repatriates, including Sir JusiaVi Crosby, former British Minister In Bangkok. One hundred British subjects, who were brought

AMERICAN SENATOR ON ALEUTIAN THREAT [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN SENATOR ON ALEUTIAN THREAT Lisbon. Aug. 10, Domei r 1 is reported from San Francisco that Senator Albert 8. Chandler, Kentucky Democrat, following a conference with Army men preparatory to an inspection tour of Alaska, declared that Nippon s occupation of the Aleutians is a direct threat to the

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U Nippon-Go y. Many people are team- J ing Nippon-go by home > study, the guidance given yL. r' x-' in the daily radio lessons, text books and other aids. It is vitally Im- ;*f Jf" portant to your future V that you should master V U J Nippon-go as

"WE ARE QUITE READY TO MEET ANY U.S. OFFENSIVE" [ARTICLE]

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"WE ARE QUITE READY TO MEET ANY U.S. OFFENSIVE" Attacks On Us Will End In Dismal Failure Says Dai-Honyei Spokesman Possibility Of U.S. Losing War Lisban, Aur. 19. Domei IT is reported from Washington that the United Mates Office of War Infonnaon, in a statement issued on eight months of

Hongkong Govt. To Alleviate Unemployment [ARTICLE]

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Hongkong Govt. To Alleviate Unemployment Hong Kong, Aug. 10. LIEUT-GENERAL Rensuke Isogai, the Governor-General of Hong Kong, declared to the Press that everything possible is being done by the Government-Gen-eral to alleviate the unemployment situation here. The Governor-General said that special measures are being carried out for the unemployed. Asked

Nippon-F.I.C. Exchange Of Students Plan [ARTICLE]

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Nippon-F.I.C. Exchange Of Students Plan Hanoi. Aug. 10. THE Education Department of the Indo-Chinese Government has announced the approval of the plan for the exchange of students between Nippon and Indo-China designed with the object of further promoting understanding between the two countries. Under the projected arrangement, both countries will

V.S. TIPPLERS WARNED OF WHISKY FAMINE [ARTICLE]

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V.S. TIPPLERS WARNED OF WHISKY FAMINE Berne, Aug. 10, Domei. AMERICAN drinkers must prepare for a whiskey famine, According to a. United States report reaching here. According to a Washington (message, a W.P.B. spokesman revealed that the Government aspects an order to be completed Boon banning the production of distilled

"We Must Build A New World On Ashes Of Anglo-U.S. Ruin" [ARTICLE]

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"We Must Build A New World On Ashes Of Anglo-U.S. Ruin" loKyo, Aug. 10. MR. Mituru Toyuma, one of the most respected patriots of jKippon, in an article contributed to the Yomiuri, asserted that the iwoild cannot be purified as long nc "piratical Britain and fraudulent United States" are pertnitted

Army Spokesman Addresses Five Questions To Chiang & Wife [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Army Spokesman Addresses Five Questions To Chiang Wife Shanghai, Aug. 10. IN a questionnaire addressed to Chiang Kai-shek and Madame Chiang. Lisut-Colonel Hikozanc Yokoyama, our Army Press Bureau spokesman, presented five questions and requested their answer if they are really concerned with the future welfare and happiness of the Chinese

Electric Power Line Between Nippon & Kyusyu Planned [ARTICLE]

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Electric Power Line Between Nippon Kyusyu Planned Tokyo* Aug. It, THE Electricity Board is preparing to lay an electric power line between Nippon Proper and Kyusyu through the Kwammon highway tunnel which is now under construction. According to the plan a 110,000 volt power transmission line will run through the

President Wang On China's National Movement [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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President Wang On China's National Movement .Tokyo, Aug. 10. •"PHE restoration cf China and the establishment of the Co-Prosperity Sphere of East Asia constitute the cardinal objectives of the new national movement in China, declared Mr. Wang Cningwel, President of the National Government of China, in an intervisw with the

Grave Situation Of Reds Takes Pride Of Place Over India Crisis [ARTICLE]

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Grave Situation Of Reds Takes Pride Of Place Over India Crisis (By Yosinori Horiguti, Dome! Correspondent) Zurich, Aug. 10. *¥*HE increasingly sombre outlook of the Soviet situation has overshadowed British public interest to the extent that the critical Indian situation was given only secondary importance, London circles reported. The public

New Foreign Minister For Turkey [ARTICLE]

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New Foreign Minister For Turkey Istanbul, Aug. 10. Dcmei. ]yjR. NUMAN MENEMENCOGLU, Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry, was appointed Foreign Minister, relieving Premier Sukru Saracoglu cf the post jhe concurrently held with the Premiership, it was announced Saturday. The appointment of Menemencoglu, at this juncture of European developments, when the

BATAVIA'S BUS SERVICE GOES GAY [ARTICLE]

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BATAVIA'S BUS SERVICE GOES GAY Batavia, Aug. 10, Domei. r' is disclosed that the bus service in Batavia will commence operation to-day, while the services in Bandoeng, Sourabaya, Semarang and other cities and important districts will begin soon. It is revealed that the network of bus lines in Java Is

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LfAKN NIFPON-IjU: OHm,,NoO U I»i» tl l.\> t LESSON No. 45, English Nippon-Go Pronunciation 1. The students went seit© wa ktsya d. seheeioh ga kecsh&h deb by train yukimaslta rookeer.iah- htah Z. They will return karera wa zidosya kahrehrah wah jeedobihall by car de karrimasyo dc h kahehreemaiiioh S. I

Dismal Conditions In United States [ARTICLE]

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Dismal Conditions In United States INTERVIEWS WITH NIPPON JOURNALISTS EN ROUTE HOME "W E are very happy to 1 1 have reached Syonan, and we feel that we are at home already," was the concensus of opinion among the 24 repatriating Nippon journalists who arrived in Syonan by the Asama

Happy Reunion On Board Asama Maru [ARTICLE]

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Happy Reunion On Board Asama Maru "THERE was a happy reunion on board the Asama Maru yesterday when Miss Ayako Siomi of the Syon^ Broadcasting Station met Miss Kiyo Takeda, a good friend and former class-mate, v;ho is returning to Nippon after a stay in ihe United States. When Miss

Five Shop Houses Gutted By Fire [ARTICLE]

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Five Shop Houses Gutted By Fire CYONAN'S first big fire occurred yesterday -when five shop houses in. Eu locg Seng Street, about 100 yards on the left of the Yamato Geki7yo. were gutted. ProTT.pt action by the Syonan Fire Brigade who turned out in force prevented the fire from spreading

ASTROLOGY [ARTICLE]

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ASTROLOGY Do you want good LOCK? Do you v >sli to get Ist prize in LOTTERY? A good lucky Talisman ot Venus is grvcD free to each person who sends us three Questions regarding about Worn. Business. Love, aealth. Marriage, Lottery and other private matters NOTE: —Choose any one alphabet

Religious Problem In Co-Prosperity Sphere [ARTICLE]

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Religious Problem In Co-Prosperity Sphere Tokyo, Aug. 8. ■T^HE Japan Times Advertiser, in an editorial commenting on the Religious Problem in the Co-Prosperity Sphere," declared that since a variety of religions, including Buddhism, Christianity and Mohammedanism prevail hi East Asia, which have an Important bearing on the modes of living

Malays, Eurasians Draw At Soccer [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Malays, Eurasians Draw At Soccer 11HTH the ground in good condition, fast and clever football was played on the Padang on Sunday between the Eurasians and the Kampong Olam team. The honours were shared, each team scoring three goals. The Kampong Glam team, which comprised the pick of Syonan's Malay

ANOTHER U.S. SHIP REPORTED SUNK [ARTICLE]

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ANOTHER U.S. SHIP REPORTED SUNK Lisbon. Aug. 8. r' is reported from Washington that the United States Navy Department announced on Thursday that a medium-siz?d United States rr.erchantman was tcrpedoed and sunk by an enemy submarine in the Gulf oi Mexico, during the latter part of July. The announcement added

Handicaps For SelangorRaces On Sunday [ARTICLE]

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Handicaps For SelangorRaces On Sunday THE following are the hanJicr.ps fat the first day's B^langor Autus* meeting, Aug. 16:— RACE 1. —Horses Class IV, l>iv. 2, 5H furs. —Glide fe.O, Raciasca 8.10, Tin Pocket 88, Wymerlng 87. Invention E. 7, Judith Anton 8.3. Lady Pay C.2. Four O'clock 7.10. RACE

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NOTICE LAWN MOWERS ETC., PROPERTY OF THE FORMER ISLAND CLUB Will those who are aware of the whereabouts of the lawn mowers and other properties of the Island Club, which were looted directly 2fter Febrrary 15, 2602, and v ho are able to produce them, please communicate with Dr. K.

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LATEST ADVERTIS EMEN T S GENERAL WANTED WAITRESSES for Restaurant and Bar. Apply PERSONALLY at No. 23, The Arcade (Raffles Place) between the hours of 12—4 p.m. 146—148 Wanted: 3 attractive waitresses for a restaurant in Segamat. Chinese preferred. Age 16 to 20. Apply with photographs to Beniya Restaurant 14

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCE ENGAGEMENT. FOO WEE—The Engagement is announced betwoen Mr. Foo j Meng Nges. secona son of the late Mr. Mrs. Foo Siang Loon, and Miss Wee Sui Neo. second daughter of the H.te Mr. Wee Joo Jin and Mrs. Wee Joo Jin. 147—148 ENGAGEMENT FCNES TAN.—The engagement took place

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INDIAN NATIONAL FLAG Have you ordered your Flag for the ?reat RALLY DAY? Flags approved by the Inaian Independence League. Certificate T have seen the design of the Indian National Flag specimen submitted by Messrs. M. R. Gopal Co., 79, Serangoon Road, and certify that Hie same Is quite in

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Independence League of India (SYONAN URANCH* Waterloo Street. Syonan, Bth August, 2602. Under the Auspices of the Indian Independence Lecgue, syonan Braich. there will be a great Indian Rally on Wednesday, 12th August, 2602, at 5.30 pjn. (Tokyo Time). A procession will proce«?d from tho Indian Independence league. Syonan Branch.

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NOTICE is hereby fciven that the Trade Mark depicted above Is the exclusive property of S. M. Shariff Marlcayar Co. of 26 Raffles Quay, Syonan and that the same is used by the said S. M. Shariff Markayar Co. in respect of Hair Oils, Vaseline, Pomade and Tooth Powder produced

WHOLESALE ARREST OF CONGRESS LEADERS [ARTICLE]

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WHOLESALE ARREST OF CONGRESS LEADERS DRASTIC STEP TO SUPPRESS INDIAN INDEPENDENCE MOVE CONGRESS PASSES 'QUIT INDIA' RESOLUTION British And American Troops Asked To Leave At Once THE ALL-INDIA COMMITTEE OF THE COX--1 GRESS PARTY, ON THE SECOND DAY OF ITS SESSION IN BOMBAY, APPROVED BY A LARGE MAJORITY THE RESOLUTION

ASAMA MARU, CONTE VERDE IN PORT [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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ASAMA MARU, CONTE VERDE IN PORT Ambassador Nomura Arrives Interviews With Envoys Nomura And Kurusu \kfTTH. 1,500 Nippon evacuees vv from north, central and South American countries aboard, the repatriation ships, Asama iMaru and Conte Verde, arrived off Syonan at 1 p.m. on Sunday from Lourenco Marques. The Asama Maru

Repatriation Ships Due Home On Aug. 20 [ARTICLE]

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Repatriation Ships Due Home On Aug. 20 Tokyo, Aug. 10. IT was revealed that the two repatriation ships, Asama Maru and Conte Verde, which were originally scheduled to irrive in Yokohama on Aug. 17, will arrive at the port t it\ at 8 a.m. on Aug. 20. The two vessels

Mayor Welcomes Evacuees [ARTICLE]

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Mayor Welcomes Evacuees r\N behalf of 700,000 citizens of Syonan City, Mayor Sigeo Odate warmly welcomed the Nippon evacuees, who arrived on board the Asama Maru and Coni« iVerde en route lor Nippon. Expressing his heartfelt pleasure over the safe arrival of the diplomatic exchange ships, Mayor Odate extended his

Domei Plane Escorts Ships To Syonan [ARTICLE]

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Domei Plane Escorts Ships To Syonan ONE thousand and five hundred Nippon evacuees from North, South and Central American countries was met and escorted b> a Domei plane, carrying a party of Nippon newsmen when the repatriation vessels. Asamu Maru and Conte Verde, steamed through tiie Straits of Malacca, I

Nippon Minister To Switzerland [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Nippon Minister To Switzerland Tokyo. Aug. 10. MR. Tamao Sakamoto, former chief of the Bureau of Euro-pean-American Affairs in the. Foreign Office, has been appointed Minister to Switzerland, th-^ Foreign Office announced. The post of Minister to Switzerland, had remained vacant since the former Minister, Mr. Takanobu Mitani. was named

SPECIAL APPEAL TO INDIANS [ARTICLE]

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SPECIAL APPEAL TO INDIANS INFORMATION has been received thit j Indian National Mag.* not according to the correct design and colour arc being sold tn the public by some persons, it is specially requested that the National Flag should be strictly adhered to as regards its design and colour. The

WIRELESS SERVICE [ARTICLE]

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WIRELESS SERVICE THE Communications Offlca of the NiM>on ExpeultlGr_ary Forces m Philippines mnouLceo that, effective firm A;ig. 10, a wireless telegram service will be inaugurated between the Philippines and Manchoukuo, Hong Kong and the Nippon-occupied territoiies in China The announcement said that ordinary messages and Press ccbles will be charged

British Nervous Over Prospect Of "Fast Unto Death" By Gandhiji [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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British Nervous Over Prospect Of "Fast Unto Death" By Gandhiji IN A DRASTIC STEP TO SUPPRESS THE 1 INDIAN INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT, THE BRITISH AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED MAHATMA (iANDHI, PUNDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU AND MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD, PRINCIPAL LEADERS OF THE INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS PARTY, ACCORDING TO A NEW DELHI BROADCAST,

Bombay Transport Workers On Strike [ARTICLE]

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Bombay Transport Workers On Strike Lisbon, Aug. 10, Domei. THE Indians' first reply to the arrest of Indian leaders by the British authorities came yesterday i when workers in the transportation services in Bombay went on strike, turning the city into an utter confusion, ac cording to a Renter dispatch

Complete Trust In Our Army [ARTICLE]

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Complete Trust In Our Army Tokyo, Aug. 10. ALL native inhabitants in the Nipponoccupied terrorities have complete trust in our armed forces, according to Lieutenant Akihiko Kuroda, who has just returned from a three-month tour of the Philippines, East Indies, Malaya and Burma. In an interview with the Yomiuri, the

WAR DIMS LIGHTS OF BROADWAY [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WAR DIMS LIGHTS OF BROADWAY I IFE in the United States has i completely changed since the beginning of the war—the people seem to be nervous while all residents along the West Coast have been ordered to evacuate by the Government, declared Mr. Syozo Mizutani. publisher of the l Japanese

"Congress Pledged To Do O, Die," Gandhiji Declares [ARTICLE]

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"Congress Pledged To Do O, Die," Gandhiji Declares SPEAKING in support of his "Quit India" resclution, Mahatma Gandhi is reported to have told the All-India Committee that once they have given their support they will have to follow it all the way. Gandhiji is said to have emphasized his views

PRESIDENT AZAD OPENS MOMENTOUS MEETING Free India To Conclude Treaties With Friends [ARTICLE]

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PRESIDENT AZAD OPENS MOMENTOUS MEETING Free India To Conclude Treaties With Friends TTHAT the independence for India must be immediate was the key-ncte of the address made by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, President of the All-India National Congress Party, at the opening session of the momentous All-India Congress Committee's conference

Asama Maru Steams In [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Asama Maru Steams In Asam.l Mam approaching the wharf at Syonan-tu.

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X^t( fy *<^ To-Da/s Radio Nippon-Go Lesson YESTERDAY you learned on the radio the use of the preposition "ni" meaning "to." To-day you will proceed with the following examples, that is you will deal with the preposition "no tame ni" meaning "for." Now here are the examples:— 1. Watasni wa