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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - December 20, 1941, Bradford, Pennsylvania * for Today 7500 ABC Net Paid fallowed by mow snd colder SO. 48. Newspaper In the Bradford Oil field Associated Press Service 1877) PA. SATURDAY DECEMBER 16 PAGES PRICE THREE CENTS Area Still Holds Out Defense Offensive Along Finnish Front Producers Head of Bank to Arc Chosen m TAKES POST 1L Brooder was of the gok the late at an election held yesterday lythe board of infer has been executive and officers chosen yesterday chairman of the I t assistant was named a Hid the unexpired term tie Paul until the of chairman of in the but the poet filled Mr. elected office of Reds Throw Many Troops In Wartime Tragedy Into Attack Germany Withdraws of Men Originally in Area MOSCOW ROUT GAINS JOHN J. BROODER Transfers 10,000Workers FD Makes Room for h Defense Employees in Washington the Associated Dec. 19 Roosevelt today ordered 10,000; and Lake Hc government move - the Associated Dec. 20 The Russians have opened j a major offensive along the entire Finnish taking advantage of weakened opposition caused by the German army's withdrawal of of the troops it originally deployed British reports said of Russian cavalry and ski troops were reported thrown into the assault with the support of guns and tanks especially designed lor rigorous warfare on this frozen Finnish lines Buckle A Stockholm dispatch to the said Finnish lines buckling under the Impact of initial thrusts had been withdrawn to the north bank of the Svir River at some points between Lake Ladoga Congress Sets Draft + Wake Forces Repulse Two | Ages From 2 More Attacks to 44 Defending Forces in Complete Control of Manila Situation PROMOTE Roosevelt Gets Requiring Registration of All Men from 18 to 64, Army of 4,000,000 Possible Under New Legislation Troops Fight Without Any Hope of Help Officials Refuse to Co Mill the Associated Dec. 19 the Associated Dec. 19-Congress cleared the way today for a 4,000,000-man army by approving and sending to President Roosevelt legislation requiring the registration of all men from 18 to 64 years and making i STORIES those from 20 to 44, subject to military Officials at Selective Service ent on Report Japs Holding Island CONFUSING r t said the registration W a k e Island s indomitable j aDly would not before Although the new draft makes possible an army of at least 4,000,000, there is no way of telling i whether that many men will ever In to President's order was made also will continue as it h F. vice trust and Other dispatches said the Germans left meet the slashing Red army offensive and that the Nazis remaining there feeling the anger which who said those to move will j has reinforced Finnish contempt as drawn from the approximately j the Finns realize to what extent the 11,000 employee PRIVATE Private Eugene 19, waa held by the sheriff of Los county on suspicion of murder following the shooting of Mrs. Adele 52, when her Dr. Harry misconstruing failed to stop his car when Tattle ordered them to Military authorities had surrendered Ue the Tuttle admitted firing the Employees End Japanese This good with word of an intensified enemy air attack little garrison of United States Marines still clung tenaciously to their scarred and battered atoll called to the Secretary after beating Off two War Stimson has said increases I in the Army would be ordered the light of the strategic situation as it Both houses agreed speedily compromise amendments to the Selective Service act which War department officials said would make a total of 2515,000 men available in the next few in addition to the 1,800,000 now in This experts 915,000 men from 21 through 35 already registered and listed as immediately available in Class 1-A. They Director Harold D of 12 Federal i high command has been | using them as a puppet Others May Be Moved Finnish official reports tonight I - assistant employees be moved to St. j confirmed continuation of New ] sian attacks on the Svir River front phia and Lake Ladoga and Lake Are listed 3he Producers Bank ly ith said studies are j as well as on the East 8,000 Plane Factory Workers Protest to Cut in Wage Plan the Associated N. Dec. 19 j work stoppage of 8,000 employes in t u being made to determine what described j Aeronautical can 1)6 moved out were declared to have Uon tonte protesting management F. Shay This is just the 1 died November 21, j new and the president of 1 proximate number of workers em- Hit the Wright Aeronautical Employes an independent said night shift workers re- total re- New 1,400. Chicago and Wildlife ta the 15 375; National Park 175; has grown cf 300; noteworthy credit upon the and directors Soldiers Wilt Get Best Yule Dinner Nasi Division Wiped Out Dec. 20 company I ployed bv of the agencies at- Red armies pursuing retreating WHal j mans through the snows of the was founded in j Philadelphia - Alien cow front have wiped out Adolf M-m had been head of j certification and research divisions j ler's 134th division to the last af nf oI and j and in 10 days of fighting preceding j Union Takes Steps Showers said notices of decreases in the company's payments were posted at 4 p. and the work stoppage began as night shift employes reported for work at Plant one in Paterson and Plant four in nearby East The stoppage spread later to two other Paterson plants and one In Fair he Work was Showers after the union posted notices asking employes to continue production and officers have and are all necessary steps to remedy this unfair the results still unannounced - summarized the day's operations in as revealed in the communiques of the Army and Command Situation it was by an announcement in that defending forces were in complete command of the situation except for three small areas on which the Japs established landing parties very early in the So far as is they have been beaten back in every attempt to their it seemed evident to a busy with the legislative and administrative business of running a that American forces were doing every bit and more than could be expected of with one eye on the military simultaneously watched Congress ratify a compromise agreement on the question of draft All men between 20 and 44, are to be liable for military All between 18 and 64, must Mae Arthur Gets New Rank During the President Roosevelt nominated Lieut. Gen. Douglas commandant of the ted the new would provide an additional 600,000 Class 1-A registrants from among 20 years 400,000 in the ages from 36 44, and 300,000 who have reached the age of 21 since the last registration was By compromising on a minimum age of 20 for active service Congress cut off an additional supply of 600,000 potential But with 100,000 youths turning 20 every congressional leaders said there was | every reason to believe that the Army would get all of the men it could equip and train as fast as it could handle then Under legislation the Associated Dec. 19 -A last stand garrison of Canadian and native troops was believed to be fighting on at separate points on Hongkong Island tonight against an overpowering force of Japanese There had been no word from the defenders of the century-old crown colony since early and officials refused to or deny Japanese reports that it was substantially in Japanese the Navy could obtain up to 50,000 on Page 2) FD Fails to Get 1 - Plan cuts in a was called off tonight two hours after it William H. of Far Eastern the fte bank 95o; Bureau of Old Age fll treasurer and Survivors Insurance of the j on Page 3) flat position until clal 1,750, and elected ties 1,400. antral years he also j office Space Arranged vice I and Hour came to Bradford j and part of the Solicitor's he had been office 0* Labor 550. the First National St. Electrification He 1,100, and Farm In banking 900. Bank and Trust rank of a full four-star apparently in recognition of successful operations in the The Senate confirmed the nomination From informed quarters word Turkey in Store for Men Still in Camps Dec. 10 on Page 4) Defense Head Calls For Canine Recruits j Christmas dinner in army road 1,600; Em- turkey and Compensation mng to m store * i for soldiers who must remain at Ration Units Smith said office space was being j and te over j arranged to these cities and the eminent would pay all Quartermasters Corps * statement from the company's costs of the their personal j anny world s. largest makers of airplane and household effects and also give j m gnd a haJf - them an additional traveling of 6 to Act Before Sales Ends on Page 3-Column 4) San Dec. 19 Col. W. W. commander of Los Angeles harbor issued a call today for canine Hicks said the dogs could be of all sizes or but must be in good health and sufficiently Intelligent to pass the canine equivalent of the Stanford universal achievement test. Nature of their duties is a military In the last they were used at the front to carry War Labor Conclave Breaks Up Without Reaching Agreement the Associated L L Dec. 19 - President Roosevelt did not get the thrill tonight that he had asked his war labor conference to give for the industry and worker representatives broke off their discussions temporarily without working out a formula insuring no strikes during the as it has been in numerous recent labor the union shop issue was said to be the chief block to reaching an agreement The negotiations will be resumed and William H. the conference expressed hope that they would yet be j Negotiations Continue Mr. Roosevelt had told the when they opened their discussions three days ago that they must reach an and added that it would be a if a unanimous agreement could be worked out by Friday Davis informed the President of the conference's failure to agree by the and told reporters the Garrison at r Safely Evacuated to Aid in New Defense the Associated Dec. 19-The British have beaten the Japanese offensive in northwestern Malaya down to a substantial halt and the Imperial garrison of the outflanked island settlement of Penang off the west coast has been safely withdrawn to aid in the continued defense of the distant approaches to This was the situation tonight as described in official British The British Embassy at which has been receiving regular reports from said communications had ceased Contact between Hongkong and the Chinese in Kwangtung also was The Axis reports themselves confusing and about capital city of Victoria was occupied the withdrawing to Victoria Staff that the fights Ing on Hongkong Island still In other former broadcast was the latter The garrison fought without hopa of reinforcement or Its force had been split and dispersed in several areas to cover separate landings of Japanese assault and the was going on over a considerable j. 1 No Chance for Heip fighting is going on and the position is one British announcement a spokesman isn't a chance for cementi and it thus appeared that of at least for i a long The garrison has orders der the been at 8n will stay there and take do the fall of un from a total Armed Strength Intact Its military strength remained in- perhaps to aid in 1 on Page 16-Column 5) some dishing Authorities here did not know whether the Japanese had invaded t. by by air or Chinese the new British line along the j M Japanese Krain river some 300 miles north of Not only was British military personnel brought it was but all of Penang's military equipment likewise was For 24 hours up until this morning the invaders had lain panting in the difficult terrain of the along the west coast President asked that negotiations of the peninsula and harsh and Davis gave official credence to ports that had been seeping out of to deal their ance of a day for a 15 The government also is of j in Henderson vv U ban on tire sales k 5, the agency announced that Pennsylvania mine per the service's 12,i mess halls and cafeterias out the And the whole meal arrangements to help these people ( es and buy or rent living quarters in diet Here's the which the corps Smith substitutions and changes to meet individual tastes and local marketing Celery and Olives Fruit Cup Tomato Soup Roast Turkey with Sage Dressing Gravy Cranberry Sauce i Dec. 19 - Local will be on Page Office of 9 Gas Takes 3 Lives to be announced by His Boarder Victims N. Dec. 19 Oil Industry Called on to Hike Output 1,000,000 Barrels Daily Thompson Urges Price Boost to Stimulate Vast Storage Program Is Advocated Oklahoma Dec. 19 nation's giant petroleum industry the conference all day that the union and management officials had not found a workable solution for handling future union shop He told reporters at the conclusion of the that Woman Attempts To Regain Child Charge With Seizing Girl Dec. 19 i L- Brown of N. they began new thrusts - f ied today her former husband rugged with mountains further They apparently were against strong and apparently unyielding British opposition as the probable preliminaries to an effort to take the town of the seized their seven-year old ter here last Friday while Mrs. Brown was in Olean to Mrs. Brown is suing the the union shop difficulty had not j Cleveland main railway running down to J ' apore and is flanked by j regain the Strong Dutch action against Mrs Brown said her is a five-figure vice-president of plans for - Urease in from * kitchen range which State Bee Hive 1 Policeman Louis Bornman said may telegrams to been turned on intentionally them to notify j took the lives of two men and a Would comply i woman in a home here of Lansdowne I victims were Joseph to organize the Janitor of the Bridgeport Town 52, and a John 54. An investigation Bowman that Watkins arose this deliberately turned on the went back to bed and then was Dec. 19-(^-Clarence Police i stricken after he arose a second 32, of Corry R. D. 3 died the I time J Mashed Mashed Hubbard j was called on today to increase production by approximately 1,000,000 barrels a day to feed fuel to the engines of Col. E. O. chairman of the Texas Railroad oil regulatory agency in that told the Interstate Oil Compact commission that consumption been Union Shop Question Under a union issue in the recently settled captive mine company's employes must eventually join the union which has a collective bargaining majority in the The six CIO and six AFL representatives on the conference long at odds on many were said to have agreed that any mediating board which the on Page 5) 1^ Be will cooperate 8ttt� defense Shooting Squash and Buttered Peas Lettuce with Russian Dressing Hot Rolls and Butter Mince Pie Coffee and Ice Cream Assorted and leap ahead of 5,000,000 barrels daily Hard Candy as the war effort After the there's to be j Latest figures of the U. S. Bureau informal entertainment session that of Mines set daily average f Continued on Page 10-Column 3) Sugar Passes Benefit Payments to Show Big Increase the Daystrom Olean manufacturers of tubular and is willing to support her daughter as well as his own two whose mother died 3H years Mrs. Brown received custody of Sandra when she and Roach were divorced last She left the child with a nurse here while she went to and Roach then will be spontaneous and with army songs and Christmas Corry Man Is Killed the 28, found scalp wound on 14 miles He was brought to Bowman said neighbors told him Mrs. had been housekeeper for Schloarr before her marriage to Watkins two years ago and the two men had not been on friendly today six hours after his automobile crashed into a stump and overturned near Death was caused by a crushed punctured lung and fractured tion for the week ended December 13 at 4,110,000 But demand through 1943, 19441 and 1945 will greatly exceed the 5,-000,000 barrel Thompson and the answer he gave was new j fields and rigid with waste held to a To stimulate the proposed an increase in the advocating a gradual rise to a which in fact only bring oil up to parity with other basic net supply of crude oil in storage as and said there was only enough above ground for 50 days at the outbreak of war in the He advocated storing 60,000,000 barrels of of gasoline in underground concrete bomb proof pits at strategic points over the country as a war Navy Requisitions Goods T i Materials Held for Foreign Countries Taken Over Dec. 19 took the child without gress passed today and sent to she White House a sugar control Judge Samuel H. Silbert continued whose sponsors estimated it the case pending an inquiry by increase benefit payments to 1 probation Dec. 19- announced today that the and 50,000,000 barrels department had requisitioned more than worth of by The would extend quota and processing tax provisions of the 1937 sugar act for three years to December 31, 1944. Basic benefit payments would be increased 60 to 80 cents a dred extended to cal scarce materials being held in warehouses and railroad gin Island In addition Thompson went shipment to foreign measure embodies child labor 4 SHOPPING DAYS to Christmas war with a year's supply of oil on band and Japan had one to two stocks Compacting states are New New Owners of the chiefly regulations hitherto contained in firms in Switzerland and Sweden which had placed their orders before the outbreak of war will be paid under regulations established separate Senator O'Mahoney - author of the estimated that benefit payments under it Thompson also pictured the Pennsylvania and by the supply priorities and i amount to w. f Also GIVE U. S. Defense Sa vings BONDS and STAMPS STORES BANKS POST OFFICES v
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