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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - June 3, 1942, Joplin, Missouri THIS WEATHER MISSOURI and warm Few scattered warm Few widely scattered In FULL ASSOCIATED REPORTS Final Edition VOL. NO. 255. 117 East Street WEDNESDAY JUNE 3, 19 42.-TEN Published Every Except Monday PRICE FIVE V 9 MORE VESSELS SUNK IN ATLANTIC BY AXIS Forty-One Seamen Dead or Survivor Totals Show 286 Landed DRIVE INTENSIFIED BY UNDERSEA RAIDERS Among Those Saved Are 59 Sailors From Large U. S. Motorship Torpedoed in By the Associated Deadly torpedoes have blasted nine more ships to the bottom of the Atlantic in intensified U-boat but the loss of life was the navy reported last night in a three-day resume of Only 41 seamen were listed as dead or miSsing from the nine vessels and incomplete survivor totals showed at least 286 sailors landed Three announced sinkings yesterday boosted the toll in Atlantic and adjacent waters since the start of the war to 236. Six had been reported the previous two Ammunition Fifty-nine seamen crew survived the torpedoing of a largo American motorship in the y Caribbean sea northwest of The men were picked up by a United States ship one day after the which occurred MaY 17. They said that enemy projectiles exploded ammunition the ship with a Only one man was killed when a merchant ship plunged to the bottom after a torpedo hit in the The attack took place May 20 and 44 survivors were rescued by an American naval Led by plucky Captain Angus the full crew of 61 from merchant ship landed at an Atlantic port after sailing for eight days in open ing a storm the three boats became but the men were so sure of their course that they declined to be rescued by an outbound ship and continued on to Men Were Most of the men were eating when the first missile into the side of the vessel and they were within 200 yards of the stricken vessel when a second torpedo crashed into the engine give the teeth out of my head of the store if they'd give me something to hunt those submarines bronzed Captain a of 42 years ' at sensation of absolute vindictive bitterness swept over me when I saw my ship go additional details were given of the sinking of a small United States cargo ship May 20 in the Gulf of The stories of two rescued seamen a probable loss of 39 the biggest toll of any gulf John G. Traubal of N. and Rolf Helland of Philadelphia both suffered from blindness and exposure and it took physicians two hours to remove the heavy oil coating which encased The two said their ship was attacked by two submarines and collapsed an when hit from two sides almost A third Joseph of was taken to a Mexican port. MAN FOR STATE SUPERINTENDENT Jefferson June 2.-UP)~ Roy Scantlin of Newton county school superintendent since 1927, today entered the race for the republican nomination for state superintendent of Scantlin will be opposed by Lance Duff of Eldorado Springs in the republican Lloyd W. seeking his third and I C. F. Scotten of Sedalia have filed for the democratic The republican field in the Twelfth district congressional race grew to four today with the entry of Josephus M. Todd of Webster Groves and Daniel M. Kerckhoff of Walter the and Roland H. Holl filed previously for the republican Nazi Magistrates June 2.--(-4')- The Germans have started arresting magistrates in Dresden and other cities for being too indulgent with people with the Nazi regime and the it was learned here This action was ia hne with Hitler's last speech disciplining the Cocoa and Beef Affected by Import Order Three Classed as Least Essential in Announcement War Production Board Will Take Control July 2 Over All Goods ' United System WUl Give Strategic Materials Call on Shipping June 2. The war production board tonight announced it would take control on July 2 over all imports into the United foreign vessels to give preference to cargoes rather than shipments primarily for Among civilian commodities classed as least essential which would be affected by the were bananas and WPB spokesmen said the taken in a complete revision of previous import control would establish a priority system on shipping space for imports through controls over purchases in this Not Ali in controls have been exercised by the war shipping administration through the maritime pool of the United some in the Argentina and Chile - have not entered the pool and this government could not control use of their Commodities for import are listed in three with strategic materials essential civilian commodities and items of least importance No except government may import items on any of the three lists without first obtaining specific permission from the The board will be guided in granting permission by the relative importance of the goods After arrival in this items on list one may be sold only to government or to others upon specific WPB This is substantially the present method of handling these No Restrictions on Items on the second list may be sold without insofar as the import order is Their domestic uses are controlled by other WPB orders except where control is not considered Imports may continue to be made on existing contracts for strategic and essential civilian but contracts for articles classed as least essential will not be allowed to specific authorization for these imports must be obtained for all items in the third regardless of existing The items on list 3 include certain animal and vegetable canned and corned pickled 6v cured beef and cocoa or cocoa raw cotton and cotton condensed certain fabrics and certain grain iodine and NELSON'S BOARD WEIGHS QUESTION OF RATIONING GAS War Production Chiet Says After Conference Decision Possibly Will Be Announced Before MIDWEST SENATORS HIT AT PROPOSAL Capper Says Lunit of 5 Gallons a Week for as Would Cause BEST LAMB BRINGS 50 CENTS A POUND WALLACE BROTHERS BUYS IN CHAMPION AT JOPLIN LAMB Wallace Brothers Packing Company paid 50 cents a pound for the grand champion lamb at the second annual Joplin Junior Lamb Show at the Joplin stockyards yesterday to maintain its reputation as a buyer of champion The Joplin packing firm offered its bid of half a dollar a pound yesterday afternoon when Bruce of Carthage offered the best lamb of 300 head in the sale and nobody was willing to top the Then the First National bank passed all bidders by giving 19 cents a pound for the grand champion shown by young Joseph Flehmer of the Pierce City F. F. and from then on it was nip and tuck in snappy bidding for all the good lambs offered in the Armour Swift & Co. and Armour & Co. were the main buyers of the fine flocks of lambs which the 4-H and the Future Farmers brought into the but Herman Wallace of the Wallace Brothers firm crowded them close tov the Gene e and Herb Klecan bid for and Leonard Roark and Jim were in the ring for Swift in the fast After the champions had the buyers settled down to try to buy the lambs at market but continually had to pay 25-75 cents above the market for the bulk of the besides Wallace Armour and included the Joplin Bank and Trust the Kroger Stores the Owen Bros. & Friend Livestock Commission the National Livestock Commission the Livestock Commission the Joplin the Joplin Stockyards W. E. Stone of Webb Auctioneer John Tennison of Auctioneer Horace of the Goodman State Bank at L. E. Stockyards Horseshoe Fred Max The Globe farm and Large gathered early yesterday morning at the stockyards to watch the hot and Prof. T. A. Ewing of the Missouri college of agriculture was watched intently as he went about weeding out the good lambs from the and there Robert S. state 4-H Club assisted in the A complete list of winners will be seen in the farm NAZI RAIDER APPROACHES LONDON BUT VEERS AWAY ARMY ML SEND CAMP FOB 10,000 EVACUEES TO BE ESTABLISHED IN DESHA Little June 2.-(JP)- which at the last census had less than a dozen Japanese will furnish quarters for 10,000 of them in an evacuation camp at small farming community 10 miles north of McGehee in the rich Mississippi river delta land of Desha Governor Homer M. Adkins announced plans for the camp tonight following announcement of the relocation by Lieutenant General L. commanding the western defense command and the Fourth army at San Camp on 13,200-Acre State Director E. B. Whitaker of the farm security administration simultaneously announced he had been granted a leave of absence for the duration to direct the Whitaker said the camp would be established on approximately 12,000 acres of land comprising all of the Kelso farms and about 1,200 acres of its adjoining Alluvial Neither of these FSA projects has been developed and both are Whitaker The land had been purchased as a reserve for use as resettlement projects after the Governor Adkins said the movement was a and 5,000 to 10,000 more Japanese might follow if the project is a Whitaker said the Japanese Produce food for Produce anything that might be used by the Improve the benefits of which would accrue to the state or county If a shortage of labor be allowed under proper arrangements to supplement labor in their JAPANESE WAREHOUSES DESTROYED BY RAIDERS June 3.-(Wednesday)- air raid alarm sounded in London early but the all-clear followed A single German raider approached the city before veering The last night attack on London was November 1, 1941, when a few bombs two A brief daylight alert was sounded last March 16. Allied June 3.-(Wednesday)-(iP)-Allied bombers destroyed Japanese barracks and road transports in heavy attacks yesterday on Timor and Florida islands above this General headquarters announced Other offensive units bombed and the Japanese airdrome at New Britain the communique In the attack on Dutch the Allied airmen chose a new the town of on Timor's north coast near the island's Barracks were demolished and extensive fires left Ten miles south of another barracks and road transport were taken under the communique One Allied raider failed to return from that On the Florida island in the group northeast of a large warehouse was destroyed and other enemy installations were set All the Alhed bombers June 2.-(.ff')~Chair-man Donald M. Nelson of the war production board said today that a decision on gasoline rationing possibly would be announced before next Nelson said WPB took no definite action at a meeting this but had over the whole of the nation's rubber shortage and had discussed the proposed rationing with all interested government Asked whether the final decision would be left up to President Nelson said that it might be but he may ask us to make it- we're ready either Ickes Is In addition to Petroleum other government officials attending today's WPB session included Archibald director of the office of facts and On Capitol senators cut across party lines to express opposition to possible extension of rationing to the Senator North said he would back Senator the in the demand for a full open hearing any additional rationing order was Taking notice of reports that motorists might be limited to an average of 5 gallons of gasoline a week by mid-July or August 1, Senator declared that such an order would a great hardship on the people and be disastrous to that part of the Capper Opposes very much opposed to any rationing and j don't think five gallons would take care of the people that Capper has been an overwhelming protest all over the middlewest against gasoline especially in the states which are the largest oil Connally said he favored making every sacrifice necessary to win the he states where refineries are producing more gasoline than can be under present conditions and where such gasoline is readily accessible to the consuming there seems ho logic in requiring that such consumers be A Hearing Connally and other oil state senators recently met and urged Donald director of the war production and Leon price to hear from the the oil industry and citizens Senator saw a possible way out in the nation's surplus grain they ration gasoline in the Brooks government should make every utilize the grain of the midwest to produce the rubber which would make gasoline rationing PARIS EDITOR SLAYER ESCAPES June 2. - - A1 b e r t collaborationist editor of the French popular party's newspaper Le Cri du was killed by an assassin's bullets and his wife was wounded on a busy street in central Paris A bicyclist opened fire on the Clements as they were walking in the Rue near the The first shots wounded Mme. Clement and 9, Then Clement was hit and killed by two more shots before the assassin pedalled furiously WASHER SAVED BY SAFETY BELT ROOSEVELT ASKS WAR ON THREE NATIONS Says and Rumania Engaged in Military Activities Against June 2.-(/P)-President Roosevelt asked congress to make the list of America's enemies officially complete today by declaring war on the Axis satellite Hungary and As of he said in a special message to these countries had declared war on the United he they were engaged in military activities against the United activities which were about to be he urged that congress recognize the existence of a state of war between The acquiescence of congress in the president's request was regarded as a mere Arrangements were made to bring up a war resolution in the house and in the senate BOMBS SHOWERED ON PLANTS SUPPL YING NAZI WAK MACHINE BELIEVED CRIPPLED COmr BATTERED Fl FIVE DAYS BUT IT BEACHES RUSSIA WITH SUPPLIES WITH LOSS OF ONLY SIX June 2. Battered for five days and nights in the light of the Arctic's midnight sun by and at least 100 German a big U. supply convoy was disclosed today to have reached a Russian port with an indicated loss of but half a dozen The result was announced by the admiralty in a communique which gave a graphic picture of the perils of the Arctic convoy route to Murmansk and where there FURIOUS BATTLE IN LIBYA COSTLY TO BOTH ARMIES But British Give More Than They Take in Punishment and Still Control 260 TANKS LOST BY GERMAN FORCES Rommel to Pound Line Escape of llis June 2.-04=)-The Libyan battle of destruction raged on with great violence today around two thin gaps in the desert Ain el with the dwindling ranks of the African corps out in a supreme effort to split the British fortified Already having lost some 260 or half original striking the sizeable German armored forces still remaining east of the Jine had been reorganized and were trying to drive out the British forces GREAT AREA WIPED OUT AT COLOGNE Destruction About Mile by Mile and a Advices to Bern June 2.-09) -An area of about a mile by a mile and a half virtually was wiped out by British airmen in their Saturday night raid on reliable reports from Germany said This meant a heavy death toll in the closely packed Rhineland but anything like a figure on casualties was The military correspondent of Dienst aus Deutschland said inner city suffered considerable RUSSIANS ATTACK ON KALININ FRONT GERMANS MASSING FOR DRIVES NEAR MOSCOW AND IN WARPLANES DUMP EXPLOSIVES ON ARMS CENTER Second Great British Raid Within 48 Hours Proclaimed as Only a Token of What Is to ALL ENGLAND CHEERED BY FURIOUS ONSLAUGHT Sweeps Over France Follow Attack - Enemy Troops Fired On From Low at this time of is any protecting darkness and where the j between them and the of the Arctic ice restricts maneuverability of ships to a Three Planes Shot German claims to the sinking of 17 or 18 ships were termed exaggeration of over 175 per German and bombers assaulted the convoy almost without pause from the evening of May 25 until May 30. Three of the attacking planes were reported shot down for two others probably were destroyed and two others The admiralty paid unusual tribute to gallant defense and magnificent handling of the heavily laden ships in the and to the skillful work of the It and crews of both the convoy and the escorts have the satisfaction of knowing that they have delivered large and important reinforcements to Russia's equipment in her present JUDGE TO RULE TODAY ON RELEASE OF WELSH Kansas June 2.-(/P)-Judge Nick T. Cave of the Kansas City court of appeals will rule tomorrow on the application of George W. for release on a writ of habeas corpus pending his preliminary hearing on a murder June 15. The ruling scheduled for was delayed by an oversight in filing proper legal Judge Cave twice freed from murder charges in the death of his pretty 24-year-old in 1941, faces a third charge filed by the state few minutes after Peace Justice J. J. Dougherty ruled the evidence presented at a nine-day preliminary hearing was not sufficient to hold him for jury BRITISH PRODUCTION CHIEF IN WASHINGTON June 2. Edward 20 years of Council is through washing He resigned today after dangling several minutes from a fifth floor window of the Omaha Grain Exchange held only by one of the four hooks in his safety which apparently hadn't been fastened Firemen who hauled Williams back through the window said he went June 2.-(/P)-The arrival of Oliver British minister of for conversations with Donald war production board and Harry Hopkins on combined production was announced tonight by the British supply Informed officials here view visit as having a significant bearing on the question of opening a second European war THE STAMP TO BE ISSUED JULY 4 June 2.-(A')-A new postage with the inscription the will be issued on July 4, Postmaster General Walker announced The central motive will be an American eagle with its wings outstretched to form a large V. Thirteen stars will encircle the while the the motto will appear in a band across it. The first day sale will be on July 4 at ths Washington row lanes of which are 15 miles More West of Another body of the Nazi mechanized which for the last 72 hours has moved the two was reported to have pushed to a position 20 miles west of the where it was regrouping the Axis forces previously The Eighth army of General Sir Claude composed of South Indians and Free had suffered severe But it had given more than it had taken in punishment from the three armored and two motorized divisions which German Marshal Erwin Rommel used in his vain attempt to seize Germans claimed annihilation of a British unit and the capture of 3,000 including a the Italians spoke vaguely of a near El Uale in the vicinity of the German they British resistance was broken and 2,-000 prisoners Tank Used With The British said the American armed with a 75-MM gun firing high explosive and plus a 37-MM. weapon and a was being used with great This is the United states army's M-3 medium a 28-ton land cruiser now getting its first battlefield test. The British commander wired a lengthy review of the wildest and fiercest ever fought in Prime Minister who read it to the house of The communique disclosed for the first time that the Germans on the opening night of their offensive May 26 attempted to land a sea-borne force north of some 15 miles from but the Royal navy drove off the ' British in Auchinleck's control over the the capture of two of Rommel's largest repair and the splendid performance of new British heavy guns and the 28-ton United States all were factors of great cheer to the One thing appeared The Axis force composed of the German Fifteenth and Twenty-first and the Italian 132nd Arlete armored divisions and a German and an Italian motorized perhaps 75,000 seasoned veterans in had failed to capture Tobruk as Adolf Hitler had and were paying an enormous price in machines and men in the scorching heat and swirling appeared intent upon the foe rather than advancing June 2.-(/P)-The Russian applying to the deep northwestern attacked sharply today in several sectors with the object of upsetting German offensive plans from this Vigorous although localized actions in two sectors of the Kalinin which runs west from Kalinin to the hills in the direction of the German garrisons of Rzhev and Veliki were reported to have in at least 1,850 German dead and 1,500 Pressure on On what is known here as the extending the hills north around Lake Ilmen to the Leningrad the Russians were said to have maintained pressure which forestalled any of the With the Russians thus improving their positions and drawing the enemy into costly in these the southern sectors of Kharkov and were comparatively The Germans there were pictured as spent by heavy and the Russians as holding firmly to fortified Stockholm not confirmed said the Germans in a new stab intended to regain lost had reoccupied a town eight miles northeast of Other reports reaching London said the Germans were gathering troops for new attacks on the Moscow front and against the Russian Crimean stronghold of Nazis Straighten Berlin German June 2.-(.JP)-The period of front lines on the long battlefield has practically quarters said today as the high command reported only local action on the eastern war These military circles said that in recent weeks certain have disappeared and the Soviet thrust at Kharkov has been BROKEN GLASS ON ROAD TAKES HEAVY TIRE TOLL June 2.-(JP)- Broken glass strewn over a quarter-mile of highway today took a heavy toll of Casualties included fire trucks and a police car racing to a blaze on a farm near Bear Police expressed belief the glass had fallen from a bottle Emergency road maintenance crews were ordered out to clean King George Sends His Congratulations June 3.-(Wednesday)- George congratulated Britain's Middle East commanders today for their success in the first phase of the battle in HOURLY TEMPERATURES More warm weather is forecast for The temperature yesterday climbed to 90 to a new high for the spring Low was 71 High and low temperatures a year ago yesterday were 80 and 69 Hourly 1 a. 1 1). 2 a. 2 p. 3 S p. 4 a. 4 p. 5 a. 5 fi a. 6 p. 7 a. 7 p. 8 a. 8 p. 9 a. 9 p. 10 a. p. 11 a. p Noon 1 a. 2 a. June 3.-(Wednesday) - again in its pulverizing offensive against Germany after thunderous on Cologne and Royal Air Force bombers raided German targets during the Returning bombers began to cross the coast before dawn and the roar of their motors continued for more than an suggesting to listeners that another large forca had struck at June 2.-(JP)-A mighty aerial corps of British bombers and fighter 1,036 of cast down fire and explosive with terrible effect upon the German Krupp munitions center of Essen and its war plant environs last night in a second great raid on Germany in 48 assault that was proclaimed as only a token of what is yet to come from the combined air forces of Britain and the United Thousands of tons of bombs were dropped upon the Krupp and Rhein metal Borsig and as would seem obvious from the weight of the the damage caused at Essen were as great as in Saturday night's 1,000-plane raid on persons familiar with German production believe that a good sized percentage of the reich's war industry could now be marked down as Big Daylight Again today the R. A. F. back to the going over the channel in great force in one the biggest daylight aerial sives of the * During the morning there large-scale sweeps over the lines and areas of ern One German was shot down and several German and gun were attacked from low Another force of morning raiders blasted railroads in northern France and then in the afternoon Pas de Dieppe and offshore shipping were In the air ministry said R. A. F. lost nine and knocked down three enemy Germans claimed a bag of 16 R. A. F. planes during Tuesday's They didn't mention their own Fires Set in It was the raid on that overshadowed all else and brought cheer to all Giving the house of commons a preliminary report today on this tremendous Prime Minister Churchill declared that many fires were at a total cost of only 35 British and went on to predict what lies ahead for the do not wish it to be he all our raids in the immediate future will be above this methods of attack will be continually according to the other these two great night bombing raids first was during Saturday night early Sunday morning over mark the introduction of a new phase in the British air offensive against and they will increase markedly in scale when we are as we soon i shall by the air force of the I United * js the year advances all I man harbors and centers ot war production will be subjected an ordeal the like of which has been experienced by any try in severity or Two Other CUies The communique of the air identified the industrial the of the assault and the Germans did not sen they did report on
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