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Ludington Daily News (Newspaper) - March 26, 1943, Ludington, Michigan THE RED CROSS WAR FUND THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS VOLUME Light Tonight and MARCH PRICE FIVE CENTS 8TH ARMY LUNGES BACK INTO MARETH Pacific Lull Previews Offensive New Ag Chief to Formulate Land Army President Says Plans Under Way to Defer More for Farms Release Equipment dent Roosevelt said today that his new food Chester operating vir tually an autonomous would take up immediately the question of forming a land army to help turn out the nations food Navy May Strike Anew in Solomons Japanese Miles Are At tacked by Mac Arthurs Flyers Japs and Reds Sign Pishing Pact While Yanks Visit Kiska for 25th Time in Month At the same the chief By THE ASSOCIATED Washington quarters said today that American commanders were apparently readying powerful new blows against Japans south sea invasion even as Allied warplanes blasted Japanese bases on a arc of islands above executive told a press conference that farm workers al ready had been deferred from military service and that Selec tive Service Director Lewis Hershey estimates that additional people on the farms would be deferred this More Machinery In a lengthy discussion on farm Roosevelt also said that the war produc tion board has taken steps to insure a greater supply of farm 4 machinery to those who till Not only will some of the larger manufacturers be allowed to make such he but also an effort will be made to obtain more adequate distribu tion facilities for the smaller the big man had been converted to war production and had stopped making farm New Food Office Qualified Washington sources declared the current lull in land and naval fighting in the south west Pacific could only mean that preparations were in pro gress for a new Allied These sources said it was believed the Navy might strike more deeply into the Solomons archipelago by invading either the Munda 180 miles above Guadal or by attacking the Japanese stronghold on Bou was Japanese UMW President to Uncover answers to tions Work Problems Na WASHINGTON The the new office of food production i Truman committee looked to and of which Davis j Jonn LLewis today for sugges will take charge on Monday tions on how to blast four snags Davis will cooperate with which Chairman Truman D culture Secretary Mr Roosevelt but in final deci sions Davis would come to him This will remove nearly all es of the wartime food program from control and leave him to handle the old line bureaus of the agriculture de To make clear another point the president said Davis also would have authority over farm Pattern after Britain On the question of a land the chief executive assert ed that this is one of the things Davis is going to take up upon Please turn to Page Column 4 Here on Speaks Wednesday is Place that tured speaker at public meeting fea the annual Ludington h Chamber of Commerce next and Power are arriving Saturday for a wellde served personal re presentative of Holler general sales manager of the Chevrolet Motor Gen eral Motors is nationally known as one of the most uni que speakers in the business being termed the Billy Sunday of He has just returned from address ing a number of gigantic de fense plant mass meetings on the West some of his au numbering in excess of He agreed in January to come to Ludington for the annual Ludington Chamber of Com merce meeting next March The open open to all interested persons without will begin at 8 at Gray hall commun ity Arriving this Satur day and Power will just loaf for a couple of days in resting up for his arduous West Coast Fol lowing his appearance he will again take to the be ing booked solidly through the month of Mo said were impeding the flow of war production from American Truman listed them as How to maintain efficiency of production in the face of a manpower shortage caused by military Labor How best to combat infla We know Lewis as one of the great labor Tru man told Hes had plenty of experience and we are hopeful of getting some valuable In addition to the questions listed by it appeared certain that one or more mem bers of the committee would in quire about the progress of Lewis negotiations with soft coal mine operators for a wage increase for his United Mine Those together with other demands for wage boosts among industrial work were constantly in the background Thursday as the Senate inconclusively debated the Pace to add farm labor costs to crop parity Half a dozen speakers hinted strong ly that passage of the would lay a logical foundation for a general industrial wage in And that they lies gainville island at the top the Other it might be the great naval base at or the Marshall and Caroline Washingtons forecast capped more than a week of intermit tent warnings by the Tokyo radio that Mac Arthur was on the verge launching a new Japanese bases miles a part in the island arc above Australia were blasted by Gen eral Douglas bomb ers with 600 miles northwest of hit hard in one raid and Rabaul smashed heavily for the sec ond time this An Allied communique said that bombs hit directly on two enemy cargo one of tons and one of in Amboina and that flames shot up from wharf Russia and Japan have a greed on a renewal of the pact under which Japan is given fishing privileges m certain Soviet far eastern the Moscow radio reported Thurs day The announcement of the signing of the agreement be tween the two on opposite sides in the Warld War although not at war with each recorded in London by the Soviet radio mon The agreement provides for an increase in the fees companies Their Sub Bagged 10 Jap Ships One Year Old Babe Is Credited with Saving 4 from Fire Vcr non Smith is only one year but he is credited with saving the lives of was visiting his Smith of Gazing out the he suddenly turned and started tugging at his grandmothers She peered through the win dow and the home of and Charley Speed was on Knowing her neighbors Yanks Occupy after Advance Rommel Slackens Tank At tacks After Losses Reaches Escape Corridor By ROGER Associated Press War Editor British Eighth Army assault rallying from their ini tial were reported dig ging deeper into the Mareth line in southern Tunisia while other British forces were credited by the Algiers radio with seizing a key hilltop near were in the habit of taking 20 miles west of nap at that she dashed to A the house and awakened A Algiers broadcast said the Volunteer firefighters had completed occupa the blaze but 10 was the hero a submarine commanded by nin Vernon i un a height overlooking the whole of the Gabes plain after beating off Axis counter Gabes itself lies 20 miles north of the Mareth Hold Mountains To the troops were reported holding strong mountain positions alter a 10mile advance from the El Guetar oasis on the road to of Gabes or Frontline dispatches said the contingent repulsed a German infantry attack and now commanded the heights at the south Compensation Set Plan to Buy Ferris Institute fP prepared to adjourn today with a 194344 state bud get at least out of bal and with the first major Ruhe of of com SEEK TO S 10 Knows Beforehand Solon Knows What Elec torate Thinks of Law makers Who Vote Them selves Pay Hikes act in 31 years and of El 20 southeast of One report said Field Mar shal Erwin Rommel had slack ened his counterattacks in the Mareth after losing 40 of he first tanks thrown into the the House of Representatives in 18 years to its Already six of the 16 budget bills have passed both cham bers rind were on the way to half Governor Kelly a more i v arly prompt passage this morning struggle on but other accounts declared the battle was raging at peak The British flanking which had swept 100 miles a round the southern end of the and only a few presented much of a The tentative budget stood In of El Nine Young GOP Senators House tii I OIL Representatives Hold KPV tn nc Flo i scheduled nom isey 10 01 DC another vote today on a resolu feat Of Farm Proposing a constitutional amendment to raise the salary WASHINGTON The 2f from a day to y A Senates nine young Republi 1D pay for fishing privileges and the payments must be in gold as Army bombers raided the Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian four times cast the deciding votes in a des perate coalition struggle to the deciding votes in a desper ate coalition struggle to passage of a farm labor cost the Im vote for Jerferson St Louis informed his to find out what of Michigan think of scoring hits target the Navy reported The four raids raised to almost one a number of aerial attacks which have been made against the north Pacific outpost so far this Cutter to Attempt to Crack Ice Jam opponents charge would open the flood gates for Supported by Minority Leader McNary of the admin swung its full weight behind a move by Senator Lu cas to send back to the agriculture committee a House approved measure requiring the inclusion of all farm labor costs in calculating the parity HOLLAND The Coast Guard Cutter ice bound in this Lake Michigan port fora renewed at tempts today to open a chan for the gasoline transport lying Be tween the Almond and open water is 400 feet of ice that Coast Guardsmen said was sev eral feet Happy Birthday to These Men in Service This Week GREETINGS IN USA On March 29 To Albert I 311 Camp On March 29 Also to Pvt John 38th Service Barksdale On March 31 To Robert Induction Room Insurance Exchange 166 West Van Buren On March 31 Also to Gordon I THE PUR MAN Is now at our store with I a complete line of beau Now is the J time to 115 South James Bennett 6th Bomb 29th Bomb Gow On April 4 To Peter J 311th Camp GREETINGS OVERSEAS On April 26 To Tech Raymond 71st Station Hospital Care of San Francisco standards to which farm ceilings are Lucas proposal chipped price the ordinarily solid farm but even these defections ly are not enough to tip the scales unless a majority of the nine freshmen Republicans goes Senator Bankhead backstage manager of the labor cost told reporters the admittedly close issue depend ed on this If the new Republicans who came here pledged to help the farmers vote against then the may go back to com he A canvass in most of them might do BUSINESS DISTRICT IS RAZED BY WILD FIRE Im not going to vote for retorted Maurice Rockford I clont want to find out what the peo ple think of WLB Member Strike Arbitrator DETROIT Appoint Clash of Backers Pushes Compromise Bloc to Renew Efforts WASHINGTON New predictions of a House victory for the Ruml plan to skip an income tax year were voiced by Republicans today but Chair man Doughton DNC of the at or almost more than will be ex pended in the current fiscal days Skirt Corridor Farther the left flank Yield to Pressure yielding to pressure from the to Column 3 Christen Escort Ship at Saginaw of George Pat toris armored forces was reported to have reached a point seven miles beyond on the fringe of the narrow coastal plains which Rommel must guard to keep open his escape corridor to the A communique from Dwight head quarters said British Eighth BAY ways and means committee i named for a navy pilot took an opposite declar ing the Ruml plan is killed on a southeast Pacific some advances and flight and christened by his made improved was launched in the some Democratic j Saginaw river Thursday alter mel was hurling wave after wave of tanks and infantry leaders despaired of their abili ty to pass the ways and means The ship was the first of a committees tax collection fleet of destroyer escorts to be which would abate no taxes and built by the Defoe Shipbuilding Other dispatches said Roni inake optional for any taxpayer electing to by paying two years She was sponsored by Ruth Bull of widow of Richard ment of William a temporary member of the De troit regional War Labor Board as arbitrator in the dispute be tween the Consumers Power company and the Utility Work ers organizing was announced today by the Simkin was announced as the unanimous choice of the public industry and labor member of the His appointment was made by the board after com pany and representatives had failed to agree upon a taxes in after which he In connection with the would remit on current year launching Harry head of the shipbuilding announced that the companys Navy E award had been ex This put new emphasis on the efforts of a newly forming bloc to draft a compromise be tween full abatement Ruml Please turn to Page Column 4 Tickets Out for Benefit Dance 3 Distributed to members at tended for six months because meeting oi the production and no abatement j More Mexicans Due that would cancel out a sub stantial but not of one years Knutson leading the Republican battle for a full years said after a checkup that he could count a majority and 12 votes to spare for the Ruml He figured on losing approximately 20 but on picking up 30 or more He previously had said he could count no more than six NOTICE Clerk Dental Office grit Id of la Somers in the National Bank is again open on its regular schedule of id office blaze that jumped from build ing to building like wildfire wiped out almost the entire district of this Northeastern Pennsylvania village of 600 within a few hours Thursday razing 14 structures and damaging several in a THE WAR 25 Years Ago Today By The Associated Press MARCH 1918 Germans report capture of Ba Noyon and Montdidier in great offen sive and throw Allies back across old Somme line Allies say Germans have thrown 000 troops into push Americans undergo heavy gas attack in Toul Elsie Ameri can tours front and says Its the best circuit I ev er Ward First to Exceed Quota Fifth ward is the i i first unit to exceed its quota in against the skipa the current Red Cross Wai Fund according to infor mation from drive leaders this They said the Fifth ward quota has been exceeded by to The campaign for now near that is expect ed to exceed the quota by a wide Allot to Mason for Relief Work state welfare commission Thursday approved April direct relief grants to the counties totaling lowest monthly alloca tion in state relief The allocations by counties includ ed year There are 209 Republicans in the House and 222 Extend Truck Load Limits Northward load limits were extended farther north Thursday by State High way Commissioner Lloyd as the spring breakup Effective Thursday at mid special load restrictions were placed on all routes from the south state line north to and including the Tawas Man istee to Work in State day tickets were in circu lation today for the bigRed Cross benefit dance to be given at Oriole hall April by Young Peoples or of Gray hall conv K Charles j munity commissioner of Ticket committee consists qf reported today the feder al employment service has re stringent limitations it has placed on the number of Mexican laborers Michigan might import from Figy Robert chairman Joyce Don Wayt and cella Decorating coni which has elaborate plans for carrying out the Cross is made up qf Robert Michigan will receive several Donald Helen thousand more Mexicans than j Dick Lunde and June we had hoped when the em ployment service announced we would have to be content with only a share of it was allocating to this and nearby PM TO ABANDON LINE The Pere Marquette railway was authorized by the interstate commerce commission Thurs day to abandon miles of line between Coleman Midland and Glad win THE WEATHER Lower Michigan Much colder tonight and Saturday forenoon with light Moderate to The sun sets today at and Saturday at The moon sets today at and rises Saturday at Temperature at the observation station for 24 hours ending at 12 I Maximum minimum GRAND RAPIDS GIRL WINS DAR AWARD Phyllis Van 17 year old Grand Rapids high school was selected today for the annual good citizenship pilgrim award at the state convention of the society of the Daughters of the American It is to be a public with music provided by 10piece orchestra from Cost of orchestra and other will be paid from the groups so all proceeds of ticket sales will go exclusively to the big War Fund drive Mason county Ameri can Red Club members are staging contests to see which hoy girl among its members sell the most Four are being a first second prize for girls and a and second for NOTICE Our store will be closed all day March HOLMES T STUDIO AND CAMERA SHOP i PISH FRY at COLONIAL Junction NIGHT BEGINNING MARCH 26
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