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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - January 15, 1942, Ames, Iowa Ames Daily Tribune dNIVEESAL IN THE AMES TEKEITOKY WEATHER FORECAST Ames and vicinity Kair this afternoon and tonight Not much change in temperatures a la 40 7 a m 2C j m 38 VOL 75 NO 168 United Press Wire Service AMES IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 15 1942 Official Ames and Story County Paper THREE CENT Americas Seek Solidarity WASHINGTON tary of War Henry L Stimson said tociay that President Roosevelt had authorized an increase of the armys strength to 3600000 men this year The army now totals about 1700 000 Stimson told a press confer ence that it would involve doubling the number of armor ed units more than doubling the air combat units and add ing 32 new triangular divisions a large proportion of them completely motorized to the present 27 infantry divisions It also provides according to Stimson a big increase in anti aircraft units engineer and special units together with 50 or more new military police battalions to replace troops now guarding key industrial establishments and other stra tegic centers You can see from this pic tnre that plans already are un der way for very great enlarge ment of the army but they are based upon the same balanced requirements that we have fol lowed in the past Stimson said The air force will have a very large part in this pro gram The secretary said that the program also envisages a large increase in the number of men to be trained in replacement cen ters for new units which will be created in 1943 The secretary said that the ex pansion which is getting under way quickly means there will be some new construction of camps and housing facilities He pointed out that nine cantonments for 30 000 men each are now being built and that steps will be taken to ex pand all training centers and posts Continued on Page Seven U S Navy Is Dealing With Subs Nature of Action A Secret After Ship Is Sunk The Palacio Tiradentes in Rio de Janeiro Diplomats from all the Americas are formulating policies for deal ing with war problems in Rio de Janeiros magnificent Palacio Tira ientes Key figures are Foreign Minister Enrique de Ruiz Guinazu of Argentina Dn Oswaldo Aranna Brazils foreign minister Sumner Welles leader of the TJ S delegation and Wayne C Taylor under secretary of commerce and one of Welles advisers Ruiz Guinazii Aranha Welles Taylof Nelson May Make Your Hair Curl WASHINGTON M Nelson promised today that so many old ideas were going to be junked in the next weeks and so many new ones adopted to get Americas production system into high gear that it would make your 3iair curl Ordinarily peacetime even sen sible methods are going to be tossed overboard for a system that probably will bring charges of in sanity from the oldliners the new boss of production and supply said in a speech read for liim Wednes day niglit at Vincennes Ind We need to be cracked enough if you please to try to do things that sensible men would not try to do under ordinary circumstances Nelson said These statements were made as Nelson redoubled his efforts to re vamp lagging army navy and 0PM procurement and production poli cies Under the new war produc tion board he will head he has been given complete authority to recommend any steps he deems necessary to harness industry to the huge armament production task ahead of it There can be no more halfway measuresv no more maybes buts and ifs in the war against Hitler ism he said because Failure in this job let me remind you again is equiva lent to national death Every worker must be utiliz ed for war production or civi ian necessities every machine must be one part of the whole pattern in the war effort Nelsons formula where mines are already wording at capacity is Kick all of the old standards Worlds Champion Jap Haters This tough visaged group of Koreans known as the worlds cham pion Jap haters would like nothing better than to line up some Nippies in their gun sights They are some of 100 Koreans drilling under supervision of California state guard at Los Angeles Lindy Gets vilmns War Post Time Saving Legislation Completed JL Clocks May Be Advanced One Hour Feb 8 Federal Auto Tax Stamps On Sale Here Federal motor vehicle tax I stamps went on sale this morning i at 9 oclock in the Ames postoffice Station A on the campus and Sta tion No 1 in the fourth ward busi ness district G B Brooker post master announced By p m nearly 200 stamps had been sold at the downtown of Tbe fice A motor vehicle tax stamp house today completed congres1 window has been set up in the sional action on daylight saving j postoffice to handle the sales of out of the window and go ahead ehow anyhow and incre Continued on Page Seven Demos May Draft Tinley Valentine Not In Iowa Race DES MOINES The move to WASHINGTON A Lindbergh has been assigned to a technicalcommercial project in which the war department is inter ested and will serve in a civilian capacity Secretary of War Henry L Stimson announced today Solid Front Against Axis U S Sub Sends 17000 Ton Vessel Believed Being Used As Plane Carrier to Bottom WASHINGTON American submarine has sunk a 17000ton Japanese liner which possibly was being used as an aircraft carrier to support Japans southwest Pacific offensive the navy reported today The sinking occurred in far eastern waters but the navy did not disclose the exact location It probably occurred in waters not far from the Philippines where Gen Douglas MacArthur today reported his men stand ing fast under persistent and heavy Japanese attacks The sunken ship was a crack Japanese liner of the Yawata class built with a view to conversion as aircraft carriers A navy spokesman said he understood one of the three Yawata ships was in service as a carrier but it was not certain which of the Yawatas was sunk The vessels are the pride of the Japanese NYIv Nippon Yuseu Kaisha line and have a speed of 22 or 23 fast target for the relatively slow moving submarine One ship of this class broke the speed record between Yokohama and San Francisco lonly last year i The ship was the largest yet to be bagged by the American I submarine fleet which is oper jating in Asiatic waters under command of Admiral Thorn las C Hart chief of united na i dons sea forces in the south j west Pacific i Sinking of the Yawata ship the certain toll tal by American subs since start the war to five transpoi Japs Are Unified by Strict Rule Military Clique Is An Absolute Dictator This is the second of a series on mine sweeper and a supply the comparative war effort of the j spj TJ g communiques United States and Japan written ejalmed the probable by a former manager the Tokyo j Drover a transp bureau the United 5 seaplane tender and t Two Thorny Disputes Are Blocking Pact RIO DE JANEIRO mi pie 01 J Hi revtm cu o WITS i winip husre been called upon for complete sub fa fa bea mergence to thedictates of yeafs ago military clique j interests They are well e f directionfinders ecao devices and miodern The present military ruie Japan is comparable to chapters in Japans history when power Stimson did not elaborate exlpationof United States down arj If the Yawatawas not fa cent to add that Lindbergh would i Secretary of StateSimmer Welles be assigned to other duties when and Argentine Foreign Minister WASHINGTON the the time legislation to advance nations clocks one hour in second week of February The house adopted a confer ence report on the bill by voice stamps vote Senate approval of the re port was voted under suspension of customary rules late Wednes the present project is compleed Enrique Ruiz Guinazu in a series He stressed that Lindbergh had not j of important meetings gave in been recommissioned as a reserve i creased hopes today that a solid officer jantiAxis front will be supported Stimson said he conferred with j by the conference of foreign min Lindbergli Monday afternoon j isters of the 21 American repub Lindbergti told himhe was fomj lies ling plans for thefuture and wantj The inaugural session begins at draft Gen Mathew A Tinley Couni to fcnow f he could he of use to j Tiradentes palace late this after cil Bluffs as a candidate for the j the armv before committing himj noon where President Getulio Var democratic nomination for gover nor indictated today that John K Valentine Centerville has decided against making the race again Valentine a former lieutenant T 1 governor and former chairman of The stamps cost 209 each and i vui f itIP state tax rnnimissinn was the expire June 30 when an auto own er must purchase a one that will be good for a year Deadline for purchase of the stamps is Feb 1 According to Postmaster Brook leaders decided at a meeting at Des Moines Wednesday that they would ask Tinley to run j He is commander of the newly j the legislation to conserve about of i formed Iowa state guard and be day President er instructions state that the postmaster and postal employes shall not in their official capacity Roosevelt requested attempt to instruct local patrons the state tax commission was the democratic candidate in 1940 He was defeated by Gov George A j tation Wilson A small group of democratic I gas Tvill welcome the delegates Stimson said he referred Lind As the meeting hour approach bergh toLieut Gen Henry H Arnes two thorny disputes appeared old chief of the air forces andAs j to block swift collaboration against sistant Secretary of War Robert A j the Axis The first was Argentinas Lovett in charge of air after Lindi opposition to a joint declaration bergh had said he felt particularly j severing the western hemispheres qualified for technical experimenrelations with the Axis and the i other was Ecuadors refusal to at tend conference sessions until I basis for settling the Peruvian boundary dispute is Two Men Leave Anies for Africa u j bitrary rules of conduct even tot ice as an aircraft the extentof promulgating the probably was aetmg as a troo exact doii children j transport due to its great sue an might play with or prescribing the j death penalty for mistreatment of j a dog i While depriving the people of their individual liberties the regi mentation of Japan gives the ad vantage of unified action and utili zation of all human and material resources to the nations war ef fort Accepted As Fate The Japanese people accept the situation with a shrug of the and shoulders and the word ganai meaning It is nothing can be done about it There are cases of noncoopera j lion but they are dealt with harj shly Japanese against MacArthurs Bataan prov ince positions said a war ment communique was pressed vigorously But the Americans and 0 Filipinos although heavily vout numbered held their positions with courage and determiria lion The Japanese said the que are attempting persistently to infiltrate MacArthurs linesv but apparently with little success due to the skill with which the American commander has drawn A man on a street car fellow straphanger Have you j heard that our forces lost consid Ecuadorian t found j Welles visited Ruiz Guinazu toj at I day and the two conferred for half j He was overheard by an in 1 an hour Later both at tended a prej ami was put in jail 500000Kilowatt hours of electric j I fore his retirement iu 1940 was James and Fred Schlachter j liminary orswizuUon meetm of I the one powerful f inan power a day for war production the tax is collectable on all motor mander of the 34th division of the j have left Ames and are enroute to delega ons than me Cial has had to In hydroelectric power areas vehicles passenger cars 1 national guard Eritrea East Africa where they j eign office the dicfaes ot the amv particularlv those where rainfall j and motorcycles that are in Friends have indicated he is not i in envprnment intuition mat a a By UNITED PRESS Allied fighting forces were in action today on land sea and air fronts stretching from the AtteE o gravelythreatened To Help British has been sparse vital the saving is i use On the highway r j Any questions should be referriof his ioalth Friends have indicated he is not iwill be engaged m government v anxious to make the race because work at the British naval bass gentinas opposition to a s V AT yr home is at erftnce of relations wnti he AMS men e dered ft the go3d in thesr poe kmericrn operations werecon it rated in dealing with Axis f0 submarines off the Atlantic coast i where 9577ton freighter Norcess sunk 60 miles from Long is Continued on Page Seven XEWYORT RI navy But if he does decide to seek the i Minneapolis Minn has served as j was seen m the TIIT 11 The measure will go into effect j ed to the collector of internal rev was dealing1 with one or more worse for the ordeal One cf their H Two Gas Stations shipmates was missing and pre It will be the first national day light savings since world nlthough several states have stat The nature of the dealing and utes providing for daylight savins i of all matters pertaining to naval tiffic urmg the late spring and operations were military secrets summer months but it was no secret that the Atlan tic coast on which border the na tions largest cities most busy ports and richest industrial dis sessions of the legislature He anj Mr Schlachter a former resi jnounced his candidacy at Davon1 dent of Rockwell City has been j port Wednesday while he was servj employed here as inspector of i j ing as a member of the building and grounds at Iowa Roy C Danllon and Don Daltonjsion on land appraisal for the US State college Mr Lang v ill be an operators of three Standard Ser1 district attorneys office He is a j assistant electrical jupt iiuten The impending measure makes i vice Stations in Amos iiave cani fanner flnd real estate operator in the new work daylight saving time mandatoiy i in all sections of the country Clocks in each time belt must leeislation erally has been opposed to raving time on the grou it only serves to nine longer for the farmer Civil Air Patrol Planned for Ames iricts was closely protected by war j head one hour mulct planes surface ships and sub marines and enemy submarines operating offshore were in immi nent peril Sub Was German The first ship torpedoed off this coast in the new war was the 3577 ton Panamanian tanker Norness The navy revealed that the sub marine p r e s u m a b 1 y German though it could have been Italian used typical Axis sneak strategy auttckiug by night without WTT ing It hit the Norncs with three torpedoes yet it did not sink her for though awash she still was afloat early today Bear Admiral Edward C Kalb fns commandant of the naval op erulins base here vrportod io Washington that ihn vossol was beyond towinR an A probably be yond salvaging IK1 loca tion wis not roveilrd but sho was iTpedofd CO miles of CoutinuoU on Jagt Seven celled leases on the stations at j Lincoln Way and piverside and at i Lincoln Way and Hyland avenue j y and will carry on their i1 the Standard Super Stvvirp station The ccnsrefMonal farm bloc pen at Lincoln Way and rut avenue Vinotirced today The national enier2tuc atid the Tocay5s War Moves three delegates Ouinazus advicn tions phraseology Accordins to a rstood i see on the sion have relinquished uvou large automobiles have given up ail sumptuous entertaining am placed their business at the dis posal of the government The working man has given up j ILie right to strike and accented Continued on Fuse Three Ruiz resolu T f DlFul able source the Dominican delegation wiil not introduce a proposed resolution for on Pno TWOI co Many MOINKS Erie fatt that d many of enteritis the arnui ind taking essential defcv the closing o t chnngo was offcitive men forces o jobs Plans for organisation of a air patrol squadron for Ames v ill be tiiscussed at a in mooting in tao Junior Chauiiier cf Commerce htb rooms in the basement o the hotel All pilots plane owners nd oilier iiitenSioi have been aied to aitend tlnv nieolin which will Firs Launched be condunoil by ivpiTsontatives of POirrSMOlTll N K the lovsa air piiroi The nlimiriiu Povisironih vard s u1 i lilc I J1 S i iKAKK IIAKBUR tioua the tuiiaj i Ford CIO Sign Pact ONT ilMVT Automobile Workers o ia CIO today Msriifil no lockout Ford Motor company o thi which recosnizifl the collective bargaining erapioyes V 3y LOUIS F KEEMLE Of the United Press War Desk The question of whether the Ger mans will be to hold the win i ter line they have set in Russia apparently is comiiijr elcer to a I decision now that the suddenly have increased the fury of their offensive particularly ihesoiith and the Ukraine German military Wednesday as piac the line apptoxirnateh1 s o lows From a point east of Tagan on Kharkov cLnKd midway Kharkov and Moscow aliliiy to hod Io weeks of bard tuh VtV find a iiae en ota Week Oens Ameri a no vjth vere quoted C a na ii ion as rog on the sea o Azov northeast i of Kharkov Kursk Orel Kaluga i Modjuisk Lake Ilnien and Srhlues solbtirj stvithest of I However he Uussiius were re t porwl today to liave landed in incii the west of Herring i inp eneiiile tlic Ciraian i aiiuoiiiicfd iiooi The iliifsian the ar u and present or fi lions in the if esi The iriv rniit i and Viivaiiie is es he iertiians hat the i Uiound in south ou 1asu j link witii rvmvn toU1 his ardieucv iioin Kirbv h1 saiil Pruc fellowsbiii v n if you on Pajo certiueate re who have no other than t t available rib tien ot urgently neet s nnavoiiaby of them lr ELKS SUV BIG BOND The Ames Elks lodge has purchased a J50CO bsnci money it3 eral fund pcccrciirg to an an nounce cr by the trustees today Red Cross Gets Nearly Half of Quota Filled The Ames chapter of the Ameri can Red Cross reported today that of its quota of 5200 for the War Fund has been collected liusiness reply envelopes retarn to Henry R Martin local Red Cross treasurer yesterday provid ed a total of S45S30 for the fund Pro A H Fuller local chair oi theRed Cross War Fund thar one of the branches of Ames Chapter that at Kelley IMS gone over the top Mrs 0J Dronuolnui and Mrs L W John ston cochairmoii of the drive at Keley reported yesterday that quota of has been ex teeiJed and that their final figure is iiulroiGon 7rdnaJs gavicos Other branches of the Ames fiavtor 0 at Huxicy Roland i story City Gilbert and Sinter In Ames ti city poicst as iconic iuto the nrhv wltu of its U viowbors sub Tii hissiih Roiand re or it to Uie nod Cross uiui
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