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Piqua Daily Call, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1942, Piqua, Ohio THE PIQUA DAILY CALL WEATHER Moderately cold No 137 PIQUA OHIO SATURDAY MARCH 28 1942 PRICE THREE CENTS JAP BASE AT KOEPANG BOMBED U.S Soldiers Learn How to Mountain Boys I CM A Invasion 0 Deep Inside icy banks men are protected from winter tares like this are comfortable for four men Here one cooks over a gas stove another cleans rifle third reads Vent to top of snow tank keeps air Caves protect motor toboggans Masked troops on march These pictures show Uncle Sam's new mountain troops training in Washington State's Paradise Valley near Mount Bainer where winter's snows still run er's snows still run deep I SHALL DO MY DUTY WAINWRIGHT SAYS IN A RECENT STATEMENT BY FRANK HEWLETT U P Staff Correspondent With Gen Army in the Philippines March 26 UF Delayed I shall do my duly under all Gen Jonathan INDIANS WILL MEET NEW YORK NATIONAL LEAGUERS SATURDAY Miami Ha March 28 Cleveland Indians meet the New York Giants here today in the first of a over the end and then begin their ward trek hand In glove with the New Yorkers Manager Lou Boudreau ed he was completely satisfied with conditions this point We're in good he said we have only one fairly serious injury and that to Otto finger and we've pulled together SI new er in chief of the United States and Philippines army In Bataan has told President Manuel zon gave his Quezon before the president lowing Gen Douglas MacArthur broke through Hie Japanese sea and air blockade to reach Australia I have accepted the command of le Filipino and American forces in the Philippines hoping that I shall merit the confidence of your lency and that I will receive the cooperation of the Filipino people leadership was corded to Gen he NEWSPAPERS RAISE PRICES TO 3 CENTS Springfield March 28 Four Springfield newspapers the and Union the Republican and the Dally News announced Friday night they would increase their daily price from two to three cents starting Monday on Page Two MEXICO AND THE ARE Washington Mar the United states taking another step to co-ordinate their military co-operation signed a lend-lease agreement Friday Francisco Castillo Najera who signed agreement with acting Secretary of State Stunner Welles said the pact involved a substantial amount Signing of the agreement with Mexico came four days after a Mexican United States military commission began meetings here to consider problems of mutual de- fense particularly on the Pacific coast and around the Caribbean SUB BASE SCENE OF FIGHTING German High Command Reveals the Attempt Today Soys That Invaders Were Repulsed BY SIDNEY J WILLIAMS United Press Staff Correspondent London March 28 man high command communique said today that British forces in a combined army navy and air attack had attempted to land men on St Nazaire bay biff German submarine base below the French Brest peninsula last night A military commentator said that Britain could no statement immediately on the Berlin report but a statement would be issued later if a raid had been made The Berlin radio first reported the raid as British bombing crews re- turned to their bases after a bombing Helgoland Bay area the chief center of German naval bases and shipbuilding yards In a 24 hours a day spring offensive on enemy and enemy held territory Britain hadn't had time to an- any raid on the French in- vasion coast Soon the Berlin radio was casting the Nazi high command communique It said British naval forces had attempted a landing on St Nazaire bay was shelled by naval and anti- aircraft artillery and its losses were high In so far ns it was possible for Concluded on Page Two WAS SMALL London March IX communique said today hat air land and sea forces raided St early this morning The communique issued by ail three services said that it was a small raid A further que will be Issued as soon as oar forces LONG HOURS BEING SPENT AT WORK BY EMPLOYES IN OHIO Columbus O March 28 A Williams general manager of the Curtiss-Wright airplane Corp lumbus plant revealed today that some employes are working as much as 88 or 100 hours to tain a continued steady tion He said that working such hours was not e steady proposition and that no one worker would be asked to work hours in excess of the regular maximum week in and week out The plant which produces gull observation planes and Hell Diver dive bombers for the O S Navy works on a week in accordance with wages and hour law Williams said All overtime is purely voluntary and is sated by the regular time and one- half payment Women employes of the plant are not allowed to work the long hours Lindbergh Is To Go To Work Next Monday Detroit Mich Mar 23 les A Lindbergh will start work Monday for Henry Ford In Ford's new bomber plant at Willow Rim it was announced yesterday The famous flier's exact duties have not been ed but his job Is expected to be of a supervisory nature Motorist Is Killed train In Bay Helps Mac Sir Thomas Blarney who com- manded the Australians in the Near East will now head the land forces in Australia under MacArthur LANGER PLEDGES TO ASD PRESIDENT AND SUPPORT HIS PLANS North Dakota Senator Acquitted of Charges Makes Statement at the Capital Washington March 28 William Langer H N D victorious over a movement to oust him from the Senate today promised dent Roosevelt his full support the war program today and warned that he will challenge any delay to this nation's final victory Langer took unquestioned sion of his Senate seat after he was cleared of corruption and moral turpitude charges yesterday by a 52 to 30 Senate vole His victory came In the face of an elections committee finding that he n-as unfit to accept senatorial duties The elections committee by an to 3 vote had recommended that linger be unseated on the basis of charges that he accepted a bribe to obtain a state reduction in the Great Northern Railway's taxes that he accrued huge profits through assisting private bond ers in state and county bond trans- actions while he was governor of North Dakota and that he attempt- ed to tamper with a federal judge and jury Langer casually tallied the vote as the reading clerk polled the Senate He refused to exercise his perogative of voting on his case declining to answer to hts name when read by the clerk Members or his family watched Intently from the gallery Concluded on Page Two SHORTAGE OF RAZOR BLADES NOW DENIED Washington March 23 Production Board officials Friday night denied rumors that the tion is facing a shortage of razor blades Miss Florence Swire WPB ness analyst who made the survey leading to the recent razor blade curtailment order assured men that plenty of blades will be available The curtailment order the said production only to the 1940 total of blades less than last year's put SECOND FALL FATAL FOR NEWYORK New York March 330 William Hahn fell 40 feet from a third floor window of his home and escaped injury He fell again Friday and a few hours later In a hospital Deat Saves Own Life FORCES IN INDIA ARE ASSEMBLED Chinese Army Joins Main Forces at Report That Sector Is Retaken BY JOHN n U P FAR EASTERN MANAGER New Delhi India March 28 of Lieut Gen Joseph w sth and 6th Chinese armies fighting way through the encircling Japanese lines have retaken the airdrome on the Burma front and have joined the main Chinese forces at Toungoo dispatches from the said today It was indicated that the Allied high command had decided to cuate Toungoo town necessary be- for the pressure of two Japanese di- visions up to men but for the present the Chinese lines were holding well and a Burma command the situation appeared considerably improved On the west side of the front across the wooded Pegu Yoma hills the Allied line drew baek because of the dangerous situation Toungoo to that a straight west front could be the communique admitted Here the Allied line was still south of Prome The communique said thore was Concluded nn PORT MORESBY HIT Japs Strike Hard After Allied Bombers Attack Enemy sel at Timor General ters Australia March 28 anese aerial raiders struck at Port Moresby today after United States and Australian bombs hit a Japanese vessel at pang capital of Dutch Timor The Allied planes believed to have Included flying fortresses left the Japanese ship Mazing in the bor at enemy Invasion base Prime Minister John revealed in a communique A Runner on one of them reported having seen an explosion in the di- rection of the ship RS the flames lighted the harbor Curtin said a near miss probably destroyed one of several enemy flying boats In the harbor All planes returned despite heavy anti-aircraft lire No planes attempted to Intercept them Yesterday's raid followed an at- tack Thursday In which Allied on the pang airdrome and other tions NO FISH ARE TO BE SENT TO WASHINGTON N H Mar tending that flying bombs against the enemy is more important than flying fich t0 president nor Robert O Blood said Friday no state funds would be provided this year to send a or shire trout to the White House The normal expense for a filer and a plane to take the trout from Mystery to ington is From German Cleveland Mar 23 Mrs Mar Marcel Deal Hanushek 43 Friday K of the collaborationist National when her automobile was struck by Popular party saved from an eastbound Nickel Plate freight a bomb by stamping out FRENCH COAST IS STRUCK AT TODAY London March 28 struck at the west of Trance early today ently in a attempt to block a biff enemy submarine base by exploding a former American harbor installations Dr Herbert V Kraft Australian minister for external affairs is pictured in New York He's here on a special mission for his INQUIRY CONSIDERED BY SENATE GROUP IN CERTAIN AGREEMENTS Chairman Says That a Number of the ments Will Be Gone Into at Capital BY GEOTtGE E REEDY U P Washington March 28 Senate the war program today pondered the ad- of inquiring into the more than 100 cartel agreements I O powerful German dye trust has with American concerns Chairman Harry S Truman D Mo the group probably will go into a number of the ments but pointed out that H would be obviously impossible to gate all of them Their existence was disclosed by Assistant Attorney General man Arnold who testified Thursday and again yesterday In connection with one between Standard Oil of New Jersey and which he charged has creation of a synthetic rubber industry In this country with American Industry he warned are widespread and have been used by AdoH ler to hamper production of and critical materials here Discussing the standard he said the company had pledged to continue its conspiracy with Concluded on Page Two ONE MAN KILLED IN A FIERY EXPLOSION Pasadena Cal March fiery explosion tore apart a research oratory at the California Institute of Technology Friday killing one and injured five others and a en Tiie Wast in the W K Kellogg radiation laboratory where radium experiments were being carried out was ascribed by college authorities in a statement to an industrial accident In the powder vault Raymond a employe fed this a fieri soon He was blown nir of the laboratory into a and all his clothing but his shoes burned from his body Revealed SECOND RAID IS MADE ON IMPORTANT SECTOR IN COMBINED ATTACKS United States and Australian Heavy Bombing Planes Are Used In Attack on Capital of Dutch Timor for Second Time Within a 24-Hour Interval Stream of Convoys Arrive in Australia from the Indian Ocean BY BRYDON TAVES United Press Staff Correspondent Headquarters Australia March 28 States end Australian heavy bombing planes believed to include Flying Fortresses have raided the Japanese invasion base at Koepang capital of Dutch Timor for the second time in 24 hours it today They scored a direct hit on a Japanese ship and left it 7 was made The day before the Allied planes had concentrated on the airdrome and other installations A Royal Australian Air Force communique announced that two Japanese planes had been shot down in a dog tight over Port Moresby New Guinea yesterday for the toss of one Allied plane JAPS PUNNING FOR SWIFT CONQUEST FOR PHILIPPINE SECTOR An official spokesman announced at headquarters here that President Manuel Quezon ot the Philippines who had followed Gen Douglas MacArthur in a break-through of the Japanese sea and air blockade was on the way to ers with his war cabinet and his from Die Australian town where he arrived It was revealed that a steady stream ot convoys arrived in Australia from the Indian ocean a fact which observers saw as a re- or any claim that the anese already dominated the an ocean Navy men here said thai Japan no only had failed to dominate Australia's communication routes but that it never would if only be- cause of its vast coast line The return of pan of the lian Expeditionary Force which had been helping the British in other war theaters was a complete secret until yesterday Then the official an- wives and mothers began receiving messages from out of the way Australian ports that their sons and husbands had arrived Concluded on Page Nine WEBER GIVEN FINE BY FEDERAL JUDGE Cleveland Mar Judge B Freed yesterday fined Arthur F Weber for ing the government of in personal income taxes and in corporation income taxes The court said the Triplex Screw Co of which Weber Is Is a one-man Triplex is en- gaged 90 per cent In war work BLACKOUT PROGRAM REFUSED BY GROUP Cleveland Mar An mental May 1 was voted down yesterday by the committee on defense A of test district will be herd before May 1 and if ful may lead to a out of the city at a future date War Machine Is ently Embarked on Campaign on the Islands 1 By MACK JOHXSON U r staff Correspondent Washington March 23 Japanese war machine appeared embarked today on a desperate to sain swift control of Manila Boy and thus ease its communication into the west Pacific Intensity of its day and night sir arid ground on the lant little band of defenders In BaUan Peninsula and the fortresses guarding the bay indicate the attackers have started their long-awaited do or die Observers here believe the losses and costs in men find material are determined to the task before the rainy in late April stifles ths effectiveness of their almost un- opposed air forces Control cf the harbor In the Far give Japan a station in the cation routes the Australian theater to Japan Concluded on Page Two LEACH HEARS GROUP Columbus O March 28 Judge Charles A of lumbus today became the new of the Ohio State sociation of Common Picas ges Others elected at the convention arc Judge Hector Young Marion first vire dent Judge Cecil ion second vice and Judge Dana F Reynolds lumbus secretary-treasurer secretary-treasurer Nazi Spring Offensive Plan in Sector is Hit By R DOWNS U P Correspondent March 28 sian surprise attack 220 miles north of the Arctic Circle was be- today to have dashed man plans for a spring offensive against Murmansk at Olc moment they to have been Soviet having been landed behind the German lines in a spectacular land sea and air operation woro fighting fiercely along the Gulf of between Rybachi off the western coast of Russia and the insula the London reported from Stockholm radio reported sir raid sounded in Moscow last The British Company reported that Moscow was attacked by German planes during the night and two were shot down Tne German mass air attack on Murmansk Wednesday was to have been the tip-off to tiia Russians that the Germans were on Page Two
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