Gastonia Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1942, Gastonia, North Carolina TODAY'S NEWS TODAY GASTONIA DAILY GAZETTE THE FINE COMBED YARN CENTER OF AMERICA VOL. NO. 245. N. OCTOBER MARINES TAKE NEW AREA IN SOLOMONS House Prepares To Act On 18-Year Draft NAZIS IN THE CAUCASUS CHARGES U. S. POSITIONS ARE ENLARGED IN GUADALCANAL Japs Suffer Many As American Forces Gain Ground In New Offensive In Battle Of Oct. The Navy announced today that United States Marines had ed In enlarging their positions on Guadalcanal Island in the mon Islands during two days of offensive lighting in which the Japanese had Announcement also was made of destruction of 15 Japanese damage to two enemy cruisers and loss of two Dulled States planes in operations on ff and Navy communique No. dates are east On October 9: During the morning Marine Corps aircraft attacked a Japanese force of and four the area north of Ndw A direct hit aged one of the cruisers and when last seen she WES down by Ihe Three of the enemy seaplanes which attempted to fight off our attack were shot The second cruiser was also attacked and age was Navy and Marine Corps search planes bombed aircraft installations at Bay and strafed seaplanes on the water The results of this attack are not On October 11: Four waves of bombers with fighter escort totaling about 35 bombers and 30 fighters attempted to bomb our positions at Navy nnd Marine Corps fighters intercepted and forced the bombers to drop their loads in an open Eight enemy bombers and four Zero fighters were shot Two ed states fighter planes were lost United Slates Marines in our positions to the westward on Ihc north shore of Guadalcanal after Iwo days of offensive operations Army fighters assisted by enemy troops and installations and Ihc enemy suffered many Rear Admiral John S. McCain to 7, Col. Official U. S. Coast Guard Churchill Offers Hitler Deal To Stop Manacling and that if the Nazis immediately would cancel her reprisal Churchill said that the Germans violated the Geneva convention IMPORTANT LEGION AUXILIARY at 3-30 P. m. of the American Legion Auxiliary will hold Its monthly meeting at the Belmont community as announced by the J. S. Is lo be a meeting FARMERS WILL GATHER SCRAP If the Germans will he of similar nature which Ihe government felt themselves forced lo take will immediately be It was the prime minister's report on the negotiations since Germany announced last Friday NO GIRL NO GAMBLING YOUTH IS BADLY NEEDED IN ARMY STIMSON SAYS Secretary of War Calls On Congress To Rush Through To Draft Younger Oct. 13-MV- following President declaration that the draft age would have to bo con- gressional leaders cleared the way for House action this week on legislation to induct 18 and 19 year olds into the armed After a conference with Speaker and Majority Leader Chairman May ed that the military committee would begin hearings on the al 9 a. m. sit all night if in order yet floor Saturday at the House of said not in- tend to be put in the position of Germans Renew Small Attacks On Stalingrad ROGER D. Associated Press War Editor Russia's Caucasian armies were officially reported to have thrown back the Germans in the critical struggle for the Grozny oil fields while in the 50-day-old siege of Stalingrad a Nazi infantry regiment led by 50 tanks ad- slightly in a costly renewal of the toward the Breaking a three-day the Germans launched a series of attacks amid the skeleton ruins of Stalingrad but the Russians declared their defense lines held firm and frustrated a Nazi attempt to smash into a northwest tory HELD HERE FOR SHOOTING WIFE or the effective prosecution of The as outlined by the calls for bearings on thc legislation tomorrow and On Ihe rules com- will meet ami determine After Shooting Wife Two Days After Birth Of In- fant Son Who i Mrs. Mabel 21, of East was in City Hospital her 24, was in the county jail charged with shooting Sheriff Clyde O. Robinson said Hogsed shot his wife at their home in Bast Gastonia yesterday after- the House the May said that the witnesses would include Major General Lewis B Secretary of War and possibly General George army chief of On the Senate me j Chairman Reynolds told the senators that he expected was bed ul at the ings by the military committee there An Cor- to take four or five with a one day died start being made thc last and boon in Key County that the Britons and Canadians had Meeting To Discuss UP binding oti Robinson All legumes Vote the of in British shows On Midway Chairmen To number of Nazi prisoners Gather All Scrap Key farmers from over Gaston representing practically government has never countenanced any general order for Ihe lying up of on the field of being m Mcnary the minor raised the question as to the Senate could expect to re- draft legislation as many tors had gone home on the ance of Democratic leaders that no major measures were in Earlier in thc day Secretary of Gambling Games War a for and asked that legislation for drafting the 18 nnd 19 year ohls he In a letter lo Chairman May Slimson said thc urgency of the task of building up fnr thc Bingo Goes every section and i said in response lo thc ready In today at thc accusation which sst oft permit operation of the of County Agent Gaston to hear discussion by State Agent J. A. on lime and voted unanimously to act as chairmen in nn effort to gather pound of scrap 4.3 vt. n meeting oi scrap on and very also very im- farms of the This portant to all members Of local Is to be finished by Oct. IS T i if to and I urge said Mrs. if farmers were by Brice T. salvage county that scran mat U thus gathered would be tra collections were reported today by inlo If collected at tral 51Ich LOCAL TEMPERATURE 2A'; 2.01. whole Addressing the he may Sheriff Clyde o. Robinson an- today he served notice last I night on James E. operator j of the Strates Shows at the Ion County that he would not midway's shows nor any of the gambling House of games except Sheriff Robinson said h United Stales the best army in the world be own survival is in the necessary from time lo under Ihc stress of and may indeed be in thc best interests of safety of thc prisoners Tlie prime minister charged thc German government with violating the Geneva convention in its ment of British He said the convention not attempt to regulate what happi lo 7, Hna of anri Teachers held a conference here U. S. Loses Three Big Cruisers In Solomons Oct. heavy cruisers were added today lo thc announced American naval losses in the savage but successful battle two months ago to break control of the vital southeastern While protecting the night landing of American ments In the canal Aug. 8-0, thc Navy disclosed late yesterday the cruisers and Astoria were sent to the bottom by enemy gunfire and torpedoes The toll raised the Japanese score in the grim Solomon Islands conflict to nine United States cruisers four transports and two Two more destroyers were Tlie enemy's known to Page 7, Col. Ry binding prisoners in camps Churchill Ihe Germans are to use them as upon whom reprisals can he I taken for incidents over which have no He disclosed the government had asked which sents thc interests of bolh and Britain In enemy to protest against Ihe breach of the Geneva convention and them to desist from these he ed. of nature which thc felt themselves forced to lake will immediately be j Churchill wild that public Ion meanwhile be I al to the Interests of the prisoners of war of both he served notice on Manager last night that thc girl shows could not operate unless the girls were fully and that no operation of the games and other customary midway gambling attractions would be permitted this except for the bingo While bingo is aiso n gambling it more generally accepted here and more customarily engaged in tlie other it was pointed In consequence of the sheriffs the girl shows did not ate last the girl show section of the midway being closed down on opening night before it ever the sheriff No ban was placed on the to 2, 7) I Congress Will Follow F. D. R. On Draft Call Oct. Congressional leaders took President Roosevelt's call tor an army of ation of the other midway shows and the riding devices by night's Sheriff Robinson said today that he presumed the midway girl would obtain a status satisfactory to law enforcement authorities vided thc girls were fully clothed strong young men lo carry the war to the Axis as their cue today for speedy action on legislation to er the draft age from 20. to 18. The in telling the tion last night lie believed it would be necessary to lower tlie minimum age limit for selective vice to 18, learned how inevitable I and how important to the I speeding up of Chairman May of the House Military who previously had said he would have Hogsed had been in the birth of thc officers Sheriff Robinson said he was informed by Deputy Sheriff Arthur who arrested the East tonia that Hogsed was ing and that he shot at his wife six times with a calibre Three bullets struck one in the arm two in the right it was Hogsed being held In the ty A formal charge of assault with a deadly weapon will be ed against it was Officials at City where Mrs. Hogsed is a said that despite considerable loss of blood her condition is Altho her wounds were of a serious her recovery is hospital For the third consecutive Nazi made no specific mention of the trend of fighting in- side the declaring attempts of attack made by the enemy were nipped in the bud by German Hungarian troops respectively in Stalin grad and on the Don Even the broad reference to Stalingrad contained no claims of Nazi gains or even of Nazi of- Battlefront reports said the mans were now attacking only fn single compared with as many as five divisions previously thrown into the Soviet gunners were credited with stemming tlie invaders after a minor penetration into one street Dispatches said Russian soldiers were muffled in great coats against the chill of approaching and photographs of long jines of man prisoners they were ready wearing winter In the central Soviet dispatches reported that the mans moved fresh divisions nnd tank columns into the to toward the Grozny oil but Sonet counterattacks scored gains in a number of Renewal of the assault upon after a three-day lull devoted to artillery found both man and Russian soldiers muffled in greatcoats against the autumnal Italian troops and tanks appeared in the The Russians said their arc of fire held off thc invaders after a Page 7, Col. Strike Closes thc Gaffney Mill and the contained no lp be convinced of the need of declared that m the light of the President's speech his committee would dite hearings on Ihe necessary except two which were closed down shortly after they Sheriff Robinson WEATHER REPORT rain and not I In Im I1 ill LEAVES CANADA Oct. 13. Willkie left Edmonton by plane early today the says 1 he needs May said will I cooperate In every way i am would press for an immediate ing by the Senate Military tee on hte to draft 18 and 19- and Democratic Leader Barkley of Kentucky said he was Not to Allied countries as sure the American people as well Congress react President's to the who suggested ITurn to Col. Survivors Of In Frisco SAN Oct. night en- counter with s Japanese battle force burned vivid images of flaming guns and ships in the memories ot the survivors or three heavy U. S. cruisers sunk off Tulasi harbor August 9. of the men lived through that night ot horror have reached 5.111 The Navy has permitted them to loll something of what Lynn F. a eyed was on sky control watch on the Tlie night was low He could not see Ihc other two the ncs and the which moved along with the Astorin on their circular patrol of the harbor Kaiser's keen ears picked up the ominous moan of an He a message to Page 7, Col. 61____ S. Oct. 13.-MV- The Com- big textile mille here was closed today as result of a walkout by The normal employment is Mill officials made no comment upon the situation but unofficial sources said there were differences over renewal of a contract for col- bargaining which expires Sept. 6. Employes are members of the Textile Workers Union of America Thc walkout took place last S. CHARGES TAXES OVER FACTORIES Navy Takes Possession Of Maryland der Plant Arid Inspectors Ar- rested By Oct. navy took possession today of tta plant of Triumph at and two subsidiaries at the White announced that the FBI had arrested a plant president and army and a navy inspector on bribery A White House statement saM the inspectors were charged with accepting bribes in the guise of and that the investigation cates that more than in management mua bt The under of executive order said It desirous that they be operated and Those the White House were Josef Ben ex- vice president of J. A. until recently civilian army inspector at the Tri- umph and Reginal chief civilian navy inspector at Tri- The two subsidiaries taken under governmental control an the Milford ordnance company and the Sussex ordnance com- All have been placed in charfe of Commander A. B. acting for the army and Details of the bribery charges were not immediately available from to Page 2, Col. Fear 3 Dead In Carolina Train Wreck N. Oct. Seaboard Air Line motive boiler blew up near here wrecking northbound train No. 4, and tilling the and possibly an- other Tlie engineer was J. 56. and the was J. L. both of Witnesses at the scene said they believed at least one other man was burred in the mass of wreckage made up of six the and the locomotive of tlie Two J. A. and E. A. both of and H. n were slightly They were taken to a hospital where their lo Page 2, j Asa White that five sons serving in the armed H the Batter Bag 39 Axis Planes At Malta Oct. of thc United States Army battered the Axis North African supply harbor of bruk yesterday while British held off a second day of terrific German-Italian air assault on shooting down at least 24 Axis planes and aging about 50. The fortresses were said to have scored a probable hit and several near misses on a ship in Ihe Tobruk They encountered anti- aircraft fire which unofficial counts described as heavy but Enemy fighter planes were seen but reportedly kept clear o' the powerful armed iThe Italian communique knowledged the Tobruk raid and without that three CAn bombers were A joint headquarters com- said Malta's defenders successfully he'd the Axis at The Malta men set a record for the de- to Taje 7, Col.