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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - August 28, 1941, Bradford, Pennsylvania Weather for Today Fair and later in the showers Detailed Report on tart VOL. 64. NO. 261. 1877) Era 7509 ABC Net MM Oldest Newspaper hv Bradford 00 fkM T Associated Press Service PA. THURSDAY AUGUST 28,1941. 16 PRICE THREE CENTS Aide Three Bradford Men Speed To Capital for Oil Confab Wounded by Germany Arrests Number of Cubans Aug. 2S(JP).- Several Cuban citizens nave been in for committing acts directed against the security of the German DNB announced early The exact number of Cubans involved was not stated nor was the place of arrest mentioned In the brief DNB August 15 ordered six German consuls to leave the country by September 1 after their declared dosed for Improper Germany reciprocal action toward Cuban Ralph T. Forest D. W. Frank Miller | Accompany P. H. Curry to Washington to Push Talks in Attempt to Cancel Crude Oil Price Cut By TOM GARIN OU Editor Three leading local oil accompanied by P. H. president of the South Penn Oil left last night for D. to confer further with government officials in an effort to obtain a cancellation of Price Administrator Leon Henderson's order cutting the prices of Pennsylvania Grade crude oil 23 to 25 cents per The Bradford men are Forest D. Dorn and W. Frank Miller of Forest Oil company and Ralph T. Zook of Sloan and Zook the principal producers in the Bradford field intensified their efforts to obtain a restoration of the prices by wiring their to Petroleum Coordinator Harold L. Governor - Arthur H. James and Senator Francis T. chairman of the Senate sub-committee launching a probe of the reported gasoline shortage on the East Battle Goes Forward Another development yesterday in the price battle being pushed by Perm Grade oil producers on many fronts was word from the Quaker State Oil Refining an important purchaser of the region's that it has its voice with of Kendall Refining another major in a request to Mr. Henderson to rescind his price reduction of August 23. Directors of the meeting again took steps to compile data on cost in line with the from J. K. director atthe price division of that t hearing on the price order will be If producers will submit in advance of the meeting data to considered by the price Streeter Beads Cost Unit Hugh A. president of the named Clarendon ' E. Streeter chairman of the its personnel will be completed Directors are scheduled to meet again today at 9:30 a. at the association I Mr. in behalf of local sent this wire to Mr. you tell us why Henderson cut the price of Pennsylvania crude 25 cents per barrel in the face t* the acute gasoline shortage f by your v Pennsylvania Grade fields are the only crude oil producing the eastern high consuming district in which restrictions on the use of hag been Placed and his action can only mean the increased production which have been available to this will be Wire Goes to James prices not inflationary but necessary to bring increased crude supply and we ask - on Page 11 3) Draft Quota Rises Top Examination Call Under New Plan Seen Aug. 27 V. 8. army asked Pennsylvania to send 15,158 men to between September 1� and 9 for final physical is the largest call for final examinations received since was inaugurated in last said state selective The army asked for 14,372 White 786 Negro Those accepted by army doctors military service will be Inducted reception centers at Fort New Va. examination stations at Erie and 22 Are Killed Aug. 27 m- civilians were killed 59 injured 29 of them when a bombed the little town of near HeK Will town was described as having importance and the raid 1^ attributed to Russian revenge advances in the and are Henderson Sets Gasoline Prices Retail Schedule Is Not Not Price Ceiling Setup the Aug. 27-Leon Hen price made public tonight a table of what he termed fair maximum retail prices for gasoline in 40 cities in the eastern Henderson said the prices were designed as a guide to Officials explained that it was not a mandatory price celling and that vendors were not under compulsion to observe it. are the maximum prices which motorists should Hen V Dealer Margin Uniform The retail prices range from 20.1 including in N. to 18S cents a gallon in The office were based on the tank wagon price now being by major oil state and and a uniform dealer margin of four cents a. Henderson said the list was made public because of increases in retail For most of the cities the prices those which prevailed August 1, officials The prices for New York and most other on Page 2) U.S. to Force Take Orders War Supplies for Many Lands Get Priority in Compulsion Decree EXPEDITES DEFENSE the Associated Aug. 27 - A new regulation issued today provides that American manufacturers must accept orders for war supplies for the United Rus China and certain other even though such acceptance will delay or prevent deliveries of civilian E. R. defense priorities regulation in a broad revision of priority rules designed to expedite the armament In. the if a manufacturer ac an order which government or was to fill it ahead of other a tower rating or he was not compelled to accept the order if he did not choose Pig Iron Bole Extended The requirement forcing r take orders was first included in a regulation placing pig iron under priority it is now extended to all distributors and dealers in the United The regulations said defense or ders included purchases of not only the army and navy and other United States government defense agencies but also those of Great The on Page 8-Column'3) Farmer Wins Bull Fight Decision over 1300-Founder Man Broken Shoulder Costs Aug. 27 an and a a 68 year-old farmer won a tough round decision over his 1,300 pound bull in a catch-as-catch-can match on an upper Voder township Attacking from the rear and by the bull the initial over William D. pinning his master to the ground with cne horn in the farmer's the other in his Slagle at the bull's then twisted the ring in the animal's nose the bull gave The farmer suffered a fractured shoulder and injuries to the head and P. S. Slagle immediately ed one bull for Maloney Suggests Full Trains Of Tank Cars to Solve Famine Government Assumes Control of All Water-Borne Oil Cargoes on Eve of Senate Probe Aug. 37 A suggestion that whole trains of tank cars be utilised to combat the threatened shortages of gasoline and fuel oil in the east was advanced today on the eve of a special senate investigation of the petroleum At the same the government assumed direction of all water-borne oil shipments by creating a control board headed by Ralph K. acting petroleum The tank train proposal was made by Senator Maloney chairman the committee which will make the He said he realized that transportation by rail was more expensive than by tankers or pipe but expressed the view that some of this cost be absorbed by pressing all tank cars into service and making up entire trains of such The committee will call Da vies as its first witness when the inquiry begins Maloney said the Investigation would not be hostile but was designed to develop all the in with the existing situation and bring relief to the and assistance to the government officials engaged in the regulation and distribution of Government he be called Appointment of the tanker control board was announced by the defense petroleum office and Admiral Emory S. chairman of the Maritime A joint statement said the board would all efforts bearing on the allocation and utilization of owned or controlled by American No attempt will be made to commandeer the an official but the ships will be pooled operations directed for greater Mountain Bars Way to Teheran Nazis Reach Supply Route To Leningrad DNB Says Troops Strike from Reds Suffer in Nevel Area Forty mites northeast of Teheran Iks Mt. 18,000-foot peak In the as a bar to attack the Iranian capital from that Invasion of ban by British Russian troops probably will make this focal military action as the Allied armies ' move against All Stay at Posti Ruler Reza Shah Pahlavi Orders Ministers to Work Until Change the Associated Aug. 28. cabinet of Premier All Mansur at war with Britain and resigned today and Reza Shah ruler of ordered the ministers to continue their tasks until another cabinet is The undersecretaries also were ordered to remain at their posts until their successors were The cabinet resigned two days after Iran was reliably reported to have delivered to the British and Russian ministers plea that the Iranian war and a guarantee that Germans save a in indispensable technical posts would be ousted within a The British and the had the ouster of the holding - that they were a danger to the NYC representative in in a broadcast to the said reliable foreign quarters in Ankara reported the new yet to be would announce that the token put up by Iran showed country's desire for independence and that she was bowing to was no immediate indication as to who might head the new Air Crash Kills 6 Planes Collide Aloft in 16 Injured Aug. 27 An air collision of two planes over Blackpool today resulted in the death of six including the crews of both the hospitalization of 16, and minor injuries for both the craft were Ramming of opposing has come to be an accepted practice in aerial combat and it might be that one was a raiding Thirty persons were injured by the fall of one of the planes on a central station a railway The other dropped a The fuel tank of exploded as the plane scattering fragments of metal over a radious The severed tail of the other plane fell into the barely missing a crowded promenade at a Soviets Advance in Iran Neutral Observers Aver Armistice Imminent in Far East Move the Associated Aug. 27.-The Allied invasion was fast cutting Iran apart with British troops driving 40 miles north of the Persian gulf to take Russian columns reported striking deep southward to within 100 miles of the capital of and informed quarters predicting the imminent collapse of all Iranian Subsidiary British thrusts based upon were declared to have occupied a town 20 miles inside and 35 miles to the north of that in a continuing and uninterrupted Offensives Are Parallel The Soviet information from Moscow were loosing overwhelming power roughly parallel offensives proceeding from Russian Armenia and from Russian The - these had overrun on Page 8-Column 4) REDS CLAIM STANDS the Associated Aug. 28 - German troops striking east 35 miles from captured Novgorod were reported early today to have reached the Leningrad - Moscow cutting off the main supply route of the menaced Baltic port. The report was issued by No details were given Earlier the high command had announced that the 22nd Russian army had been annihilated a tremendous battle in the Nevel area on the northern wing of the The Wehrmacht advanced 40 miles captured the roundhouse and airport town of 40,000 Russians and took 30,000 Adolf Hitler's headquarters Troops Are report of this new step toward the fuehrer's avowed goal of crushing the Red army said the Soviet troops were encircled and annihilated in several days of - bloody VeHUe LuU is a railroad center of Moscow and 250 miles south oil Before the Velikie Lukl was the aerial crossroads of northern Its field served Germany and Baltic ' Capture of the town put German troops on the north central 40 miles deeper into Russian lines from where they had reported The high command made no reference to German which generally have been reported as A glimpse into one hospital by German war correspondent Hans-Joachim indicated the Germans were not escaping The chief surgeon aboard the rolling Volland told him that for short rest periods we are always under the front to hospitals in the Rumanian Hinterland and then back to the Seriously Wounded Pierre former Vichy vice was reported in serious condition from gunshot wounds inflicted by young French assassin at Versailles His Marcel also was Bullet Kills Cyclone Girl Margaret 19, Shot by Rifle Say Tallinn Afire Finns Report Huge Glow and Artillery Thunder Aug. 27. The reddish glare of a great fire and the thunder of artillery led Finns today to believe that the Estonian capital of 50 miles to the south across the Gulf of was being destroyed by its Russian garrison under heavy fire of Ger man The tremendous glow on the south ern first visible last was so intense it still could be seen this The Finnish press reported that the previously voluble radio station in Sovietized Tallinn had been silent since 5:30 a. m. German accounts said three Rus sian merchant ships totaling 9,000 tons had been sunk by air attack in the Gulf of Finland and four others totaling 14,500 two transports and two destroyers had been was taken here to indicate the possibility that ehe Germans had pounced on a convoy en route from Leningrad to rescue the Tallinn on Page 2) De Brinon Charges Plot BBC Calls Shooting of Laval Symptom of Rising Revolt New Aug. 27 declaration by Fernand De representative of the Vichy government in that the shooting of Pierre Laval was qf a vast was broadcast tonight by the British On its own account in a broadcast heard called the attack sympton of France's rising revolt against German oppression and the Vichy collaboration with 13 9, of instantly at her 1:50 a a 22 rifle entered her left Her Roger aged 15, had the rifle in the of the Maynard home along with a Lennie 15, to going according to Coroner Thomas R. The boys passed the weapon back and and a cartridge slipped accidentally into the Mr. Clark Margaret was sitting In a chair in the adjoining living room when her brother picked up the raised and touched the trigger with his The bullet the girl as she sat in next Coroner Clark said that Cornelius had joined Margaret in the living room shortly before the gun was fired on Page 8-Column 1) Deat Shot at Versailles Former Vice Premier Shot Four Times; His Condition Uncertain 3 GUNMAN CONFESSES the Associated Aug. 28 - Pierre Laval and his collaborationist Marcel were reported today in grave condition from gunshot wounds inflicted at a Versailles racks by a young Frenchi Laval's while not considered was so serious thai doctors said it would be several days before they would be able to determine whether he would He was hit four serious wounds were in the region of the throat and Deat - suffered breast until early today dM to operate Hon was described as than of DJa for and of werf swearing nv legion to Red Is Sentenced Others Get Long Prison Terms in Vichy Court Aug. 27. Communist was sentenced summarily to death by a secret court today and a number of others received long prison terms shortly after a French assassin shot down former Premier Laval and Marcel two leading advocates of collaboration with It was not disclosed whether there was any but German military authorities last week decreed death for hostages if violence continued in the occupied Soviet Warns Japs Off All Shipments to Russia Hindrance of Passage of Ships Under Noses of Japanese to Vladivostok Means Trouble Aug. 27 Soviet government has notified Japan to keep hands off all trade between and the United Any attempt at hindrance would be construed as an unfriendly said an unequivocal Russian statement made on Monday in reply to Japanese complaints against shipments of American oil and other supplies to Japanese Lieut. General had told Foreign Commissar Vyacheslav Molotov the shipments through waters close to Japanese territory were creating an extremely delicate and difficult situation for Tokyo it was admitted that the sight of fuel under the very noses of the was displeasing because such shipments are refusd to Molotov's delivered in Tokyo by Ambassador Constantin said the Soviet government saw no grounds for Japanese and remarked In passing Russia herself entertained no anxieties ever the fact that Japan imported from To Japanese inquiry as to routes and methods of the shipments from Molotov usual trade including far eastern Soviet Since Japan and Russia have a neutrality though Japan is an ally of Russia's Molotov added this reassurance to his the same the Soviet government confirms that goods purchased by the Soviet union in the United States are destined in the first place for the satisfaction of the growing needs of the In the west in connection with the defensive war imposed upon the Soviet as well as for tural needs in the Soviet far 3tts,.sao;( shooting occurred eyes of German officials and was M reckless defiance of the death decree with which Nazi occupation forces have sought to quell the tiday of violence following Marshal announcement that would cooperate with her The 29-year-old Paul calmly Fernand De Vichy sador to occupied was witB Laval in the barracks at the Concealed Balcony Colette entry to the as a in the antlo Russian French then concealed himself under a covered cony from where he fired five the swarthy little the old Republic and recent Marshal was struck ha the chest and right air minister and leading was struck in left arm as he sat beside Laval the old Borgnis Des Bordes barracks near the Palace of A Colonel commander of the and an unidentified who rushed to Laval's also were Can to Him As Laval staggered outside to nia a crowd cried to bunt death to * Almost doubled Laval refused the aid of those who tried to the former air startled France and Britain just before the war by an article he wrota on Page Eagle Pilot Hurt American Shoots Down 2 German Warplanes Aug. 27 Pilot officer William Robert Dunn of the American Eagle former airline flier from shot down two German fighters today and is suffering a bullet wound in his the Air Ministry Dunn's wound was not serious and he was able to bring his plane It was The two victories today brought his total to The Air Ministry said two Eagle squadrons the day's offensive operations in which 10 German fighters were reported de- used squadrons of Spitfires and it was Two RAF fliers collided over the % French the ministry One pilot managed to fly back to his station but the other had bale 5-^;- In the first of two sweeps than 100 Messerschmitts met the ministry Australian squadron which repeatedly shot down three An Irish holder ot D. F. the only the got two of
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