Wednesday, July 15, 1942

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 15, 1942, Mason City, Iowa THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS A M m UM NAZIS STOPPED AT VORONEZH HEIGHT OF FURY IS REACHED IN MAJOR BATTLE Russians Report German Casualties 35000 in Voronezh Area Alone Germans stopped by a last ditch defense at the outskirts of Voronezh have Nazis Claim Progress on All of Front iv ut nave i attempted to encircle the city but were repulsed on the north and hurled back on the south to the Point where they crossed the Don river Russian dispatches reported Wednesday Tlie Russians said that a breakthrough accomplished by large numbers of fresh German troops ana hundreds of tanks supported by a heavy artillery barrage had carried the invad ers almost to the edge of the town before they checked by the spirited Russian stand The dispatches did not give the location of the breakthrough but vvls Uldicated that it occurred approaches io at the western Voronezh The Russians said that in forcine the nazis back they recaptured a small railroad crossing and in an other sector applied such strong pressure that the Germans fell back across a small bridge and destroyed it T1e fghting was described as r height of its jury German lossesso lerrif ic thlt nf t rd erma army motorized infantry division which appeared m the battle line only Tuesday mS rapid progress along their whole line of attack on the Ru sian front the German high corn hand said Wednesday Mechanized forces were said to have penetrated the red armys lines and cut off Russian com munications to the east The Russian rear guard has been thrown back being partly dispersed and partly destroyed a communique said German bombers set intense ures m a raid on Rostov Tuesday night it added Strong Russian attacks at Voro nezh were acknowledged but they were declared to have been repulsed in which 38 s stroyed North and northwest of Orel the Russians continued to attack but the German army and force were credited with fierce fighting in ViCt tanks wele de cessful defense which Russians 446 tanks air a suc the high ir cost the irectly north of the KuiskKharkov line whence the present German drive to the east Cessful Russian 18th r rze after a single day of com Invasion gains in the Voro nezh area were declared in havc cost Germany more than 35000 men killed and wounded in ten ays and the soviet information bureau tacitly brought up again the issue of establishment of a second front in western Europe by indicating German forces Hiere are beinfr weakened h thcre out nk the nazi forces which have thrust on eastward Develop New Methods to MakeRubber WASHINGTON s Parish president of Standard Oil company New Said ednesday the petroleum industry had developed two new methods of producing synthetic rubbe which may provide by the end of en o Cfr 34000000 more aulo FORECAST JAP SIBERIA ATTACK IF NAZIS GAIN London Sources Think Nippon Main Reet Concentrated at Home By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Apparently by coincidence Lon don sources voiced opinions Wed nesday that the Japanese main fleet is concentrating in home waters ancl that a smashing Ger man victory in Russia would pre cipitate a Japanese attack on so viet Siberia Simultaneously the Tokio radio broadcast a report that Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo speaking at Osaka disclosed that lhe soviet government had assured Japan that Moscows mutual assistance pact with Britain and her agree ment with the United States con tain no provisions regarding Ja pan The Japanese foreign minister told his hearers that relations be tween Japan and the soviet union continue to be governed by their 1941 neutrality treaty in the light of past Japanese ac tions that Tokio thus sought to reassure her Russian neighbor but a reassuringeesture by Ja pan may or may not mean a tiling depending on whether it accords with military strategy Qualified sourcesQ London who chose to remain unidenti fied pointed out the eventual peril that Japan might be the first to open a new front in the world con Russias far eastern an effort to capitalize on Germanys assaults in Euro pean Russia Chinese have long insisted that tins was on the axis agenda Battle for Child in Court Ware in superio cou t at Chfcwo In llis her p the boy and fled Jude R Ulat followed Mrs o cou at hfcwo In thn f Ware picked up the boy and fled Judge Ran dofSi t Germans up being forced r f Hg up reserves hurriedly from the rear to take over he Place of their units which have been put out of action a com munique said Several divisions arrivc1 France and been observed Fighting about Voronezh south 300 h7he situation remained frrave but a Russian dispatch said the scvc summoned strength for captured one important position nesi or Voronezh together with forest The battle was said to at the heigrht of its fury specifying the exact lo information bureau said skiers had repulsed an drive and followed this UD i counterattack losing n tanks and officers and men the were forced to with draw it reported In another sector several ene my attacks were beaten off Soviet aitilJery and antitank guns set lire to six enemy tanks soldiers defending the south of 130 miles A series of with frnm if 150 miles or so ported to hav German troops were reported m a Beuters dispalch from Stock in other quar have crashed through rTr defctlEes at Pokrovsk north of naziheld Taganrog and Wltnn miles of Ros hold A spearhead striking down the snd 100 miles the Reuters Cha r ar Chairman Donald M Nelson Farish told a house mines sub committee that the new rubber methods may provide 200000 tons of synthetic rubber in addition to me UAIS ugcnua and have cited concentrations of Japanese forces in Manchukuo as In another congressional quarcuJSf a relatiVe quiescence ter Senator Thomas D Okla to their point said he would press legislation uu mdePcndent govern Now official circles in In W mat irom uar Production fleet probably is concentratinR in Japanese waters of the north Pacific The direct cause for this was said to be the naval losses suffered by lhe Japanese in the battles of the Coral sea and Mid way Those battles victories for the United States resulted from Japa nese moves first for a new inva sion m the Australian theater and secondly an attempt to invade the Hawaiian islands Tne Japanese probably will keep their big ships close to incidentally handy for supporting any attack on re adjustments have been made for lhe losses undergone particularly in aircraft carriers House Agrees to Plan for Wheat Sale Below Parity Two Month Deadlock Over Agriculture Appropriations Ends progrm e rubber h this additional rub ber Farish said would go toward meetjng essential civilian trans portation needs This is ue optimism o news Farish h A f mi part Of American motorists There should be conservation of rubber Drivin speeds should be reduced to sav wear on tires Unnecessary driv ing should be eliminated arc not yet out of the woods in this business of synthetic rubber and nothing should be done to waste 3t tUm to WpriM Wednesday broke The new methods Farish said Boguchar whjch lies on the curve of the Don 130 miles be low Voronezh A fresh withdrawal was nr knowledged in one sector of the me souui of Bogucbar in the face cncirclcnicnt with a flanking blow the m tank rROBLEMS From German PA dispatch from Milan Wednesday said next years school term jn beginni Oct 1 would be interrupted from iv rFeb15 in Anticipation lack of fuel to heat classrooms uc an cut off and annihilated the Weather Report FORECAST warm w warm Wednesday with scattered thundershowers Not much change in temperature aay night and Thursday fore 1 oved enemy force which had Hitlerites 1 and had action did Oniy after reserves into ourm ac r t0 a now German armored divisions have lost a third of their m the drive toward the of the tricktreaded fightinc machines were wrecked by he by The Berlin radio said red army forces counterattacking west of vagainst nazi left had been surrounded JjC Sovct bureau nolcd particularly violent fiehl Hifr Tuesday n lhc 3rC3 0 Vnronwh 300 miles south o Moscow and to he south A Rome broadcast heard in London said the Russians already squadrons of 50ton roll g had introduced a tn on equipped with n Uamethrower more an casualtes in 10 days in the Voro heahG were de by a soviet communique to have suffered the loss of such materiel as 241 anti lank and field guns 1157 tanks 115 trucks f IdllKS ij of land 220 munitions carts IOWA Scattered showers north east portion Wednesday aflcr nigh t rmcr northeast Wednesday and north and casl portions Thursday Moderate heat wave becoming established south central and extreme west Wednesday and over en tire slate Thursday MINNESOTA Local snowcrs a d thunderstorms Wednesday aft ernoon north and east portions Wednesday night and northeast portions Thursday forenoon Warmer in extreme south and mg temperature Thursday fore noon except near Lake Superior IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Tuesday 74 Minimum Tuesday night 59 At 8 a m Wednesday 69 Rain L YEAR AGO nth Maximum R0 Minimum s Precipitation nn BULLETIN WASHINGTON ff Final agreement was reached Wcdncs 000000 farm bin after Ue Jinaily backed down and decid ed to permit sales of govern mentowned wheat at below parity The senate following tlie house action accepted a conference committees recom mendations and the legislation was ready for the presidents signature The bouse luist a twomonth congressional deadlock on the ag lio hi Kdepartmenl appropria tion bill by agreeing to a senate proposal to allow sales of govern ment wheat at prices below par After rejeeiinf a new com promise proposal the house ac cepted a senate demand backed bv President RooscvcK tlut sales of government owned wheat for livestock feed and in dustrial uses at 85 per cent of the parity price of torn ir about 83 cents a al compromise proposal of Repreentative Cannon would have set the alc price for the wheat cent Par Or 97 The motion to recede from the house position and accept lhe senate version made by Repre sentative Tarver DGa was adopted by a a division vote an SpCakcr Tyburn ss The break in the deadlock on trie gram sale price apparent H settled ail differences on de partment appropriation bill There had been a difference on funds for the farm security administration Compromise fijr for tWs aftcncv wwc ceptetl by the house Wednes day and their acceptance hv tic senate would send the measure to the white house thc loU5c nsd n m nt not Iess illai1 Parity for wheat or about 5135 a bushel Hie administriiiion favored the senate version It wants lo sta bilize livestock feed prices at bc encourage of meat lowparity levels to maximum production ui meat dairy and poultry products for wars needs Cannons proposal was defeated by n roll call vote of 201 to 120 WAGECONTROL PLAN WEIGHED F R May Ask Congress Not to Recess in Order to Enact Law Quickly WASHINGTON Roosevelt indicated informally to legislative leaders Wednesday that ask congress to forego its ASSAILS FEES OBTAINED BY 3 Vinson Says Sales Engineers Made Profit for Selves of WASHINGTON Vinson D Ga Ot the House naval committee maintained Wednesday that three sales en gineers had an inside track at c navy department which helped them obtain controls on the of all Americans 1C scheduled recess for immediate consideration of drastic antiin including iion Iagcs and u was learned that tlie presi llis congressional caders that the administration has not yet made a final deter mination on the question of scek ng immediate legislation but that onditions arc so serious that to vait until after a congressional of six weeks may be too Mr Roosevelt already has in ormed his leaders that when his ew requests for legislative wean is to combat thc rapidly intreas ng dangers of inflation arc siib to congress they will i lude wage controls war contracts 1 and a profit nt J70I for themselves during the first six months ot this year You ihree men sitting here in 1 Vinson bluntly told Junng the committee hearing are getting 31150 each day every day for thc first six months of this year Sunday while boys are dying Bataan and Corregidor and on the Lexington I am going to sec if I can break IIP this practice of contin gent fees There s no justification V built up a thc that Irn hcsc people have to come to yo lo bet business with lhe Rovcrn nicnl and that vu can sct PpCL caons changed so that they ca nniialc the work His asscrtio came during cx Fireman Hurt When Truck Strikes Pole Fireman Fred I Jackson 125 Sixth street northeast suffered a broken right leg Tuesday after noon when tbe combination fire truckhe was riding to an alarm from the Henry C Herfindahl ser vice station 1320 Fourth southeast missed the turn at Maple drive and East State street and snapped off a telenhone pole The heavy truck skidded in front it the Hawkins Food Market 1003 East State street ran over tiie curbing and sidcswipcd the pole breaking it off completely at thc base The truck then skidded back into the street and continued on for nearly half a block further from the Fireman Jackson hung onto the ide or the truck until it stopped Ifc was rushed to the Mercy hos pital by ambulance Tlie leg was fractured just above thc ankle Mrs Jackson who is at the same hospital with a son born to the couple Tuesday morning had not been told ot the accident The truck was damaged little in he crash and was driven back to he station Thc alarm to which tne firemen were responding when the accident occurred was caused lightning striking one of the1 pumps at the Herfindahl station Little damage resulted there Ram prevented Fireman Jack son from seeing the pole when thc accident occurred and he was caught between it and thc truck if Lightning was the cause of most of the other alarms which called out all trucks of the f re department The salvage Iruclc combination and Engine No called to theTyler rtvan furniture stpie 2 Second street southwest vheic lightning struck but caused While there firemen learned of he alarm at 1120 Fourth street ou heast via police radio as well s two other alarms the Charles vlu an home 52G Fifth street outhcast and the W H jian0 omc 8ir Washington avenue outtmcst The three trucks at iyler Ryan alarm were then cnt directly to the three alarm ic combination to the service sta on Engine 1 to the Mulian home uage ruck ancl n lo thc Hanson home Little damage was reported at n of the alarms Engine 2 ot iu South station also was called Hernndahl service station t i0 o clock lhe salvage truck 1I answered a i to the Vern Peterson apart ment 121 Sixth street southwest here water was leaking in a y causcd Lightning n Is o toppled the nmnoy nt Ihe Joe Knstcll home i9 Van Buicn avenue southwest ironic were called there at clock mere was no fire HOW JAP FLEET RAN INTO J S AMBUSH IS TOLD 80 Boats Were in Armada Which Planned to Attack Midway By IO11N M 1IIGHTOAVER WASHINGTON Japans invasion armada ran into a American ambush in the battle Wednesday disclosed A communique Tuesday save the first detailed ac count of the battle and t sup plemental report told how a naval ask force lay h ambusli ami struck hard ivilli carrier Planes when army am navv sliorcbascd attacks bad slowed the enemy fleet i1 ot tlc armada Iway in e Jjpni sent to assault Midway n prelude to conquest ot duan was disclosed for the first v T shlp avc tins result of the battle JAPANESE LOSSES20 Lliinj sunk or damaged included four air craft carriers sunk and three bat lleships hit 275 planes destroyed d 4800 men killed or drowned AMERICAN LOSSESThcTa nnt tarlicr put out of action the destroyer Hammann sunk an undisclosed number of planes destroyed and 92 i officers and 215 enlisted men n f the and age to an aircraft carrier had been reported previously bul tlvs were Svcn51 lcir V V v flic immediate result of lhe bail j was that the safety the Midi area the Ameri can west coast and the Panama wcre nl Icast The jn ail its first story of the superb H mentioned by nmc Mmistcr Churcliill in par Jxy hc loltl ftrst lime that from some successful attacks on Japanese earners only one American air ciaii relumed out of lu v One action the lavy cited as by navy torpedo squadron mcl1 ani1 15 Planes led iv YeCmdr Jolln Charles aldron 1 of Fort ricrre S i s successfully attacked the enemys main bat llc force without filler support and n spile of blisteriijff anti ircrflt fiBhlcr opposition All la planes were lost Only one man nf the stjuadrijii Fn oins Army Which He to Beat HAMILTON Ho Fredricksolm has gone to join the army hc once tried to defeat Born n Germany he fought un der Kaiser Wilhelm for four years m the first World xvar He came to the United LIIIII CV ammalion of A P Shirley t onc time major and F B Olcott and Nichols both former civilian employes of the navv The throe are partners in a firm which pro cures contracts for manufacturers throughout the country on a com mission basis Sailor Wearing White Uniform Asks to Meet Washing Machine Girl CHICAGO MjDi William B ampbclls wife entertaining two sailors at dinner in iinr suburban home suggested to nei guests she invite some Kirls from thc neighborhood for an other evening When she asked them what type rK tTlrv f1 8 one sailor r e one sailor icphed looking down at his white uniform of 2 High State Officials Prepare to Enter Service DES MOINES OPjSons of two high stale officials were pro paring Wednesday to enter miN itaiv James H Wilson 19 eldest son of Governor and Jlis Genrnc Wilson enlisted at thc army re cruiting office here Tuesday as i private in the ordnance dcpart A few hours later Karl W Fisch er state commissioner of public safety received word from A ms Me that his son Karl l J had passed his final pliysi tests tor admission to the United States naval acadcmy Botii youths attended thc Uni versity of Iowa last year Prior to enrolling at the ni ersity for a prclaw course ng Wilson had attended Iowa Ic college at Ames for a vcar Tcv survived y Another deed of valor was U iiibutett to Major Loft R Ucn derson of Gary imi Dlid marines rim attack rn Japa 11 ii June his smut ears ago and was naturalired If its ail thc same to you Id sijcd that government wheat sales army under selective service washing machin Moincs in 1940 wheat crop desperation family belongings from his mmg room and filled it with thc npe grain Down in Vega Tex theyre us ing a hotel for a wheat storaae elevator Jn Hemphill county Tex hey vc boarded up a school houe to make more storage space Other farmer are using garages slccl tanks vacant store buildings or just letting the grain pile up on hc ground y All of tiic public elevators in Icrmmal cities arc full will las years huge carryover creating tho worst wheat storage situation this country has ever seen Ertand spcctor said as harvest of he nearrecord 1942 crop reached its peak of Carload aftcr carload o knockcddovvn wooden groin bins have been hipped into the state But despite all SUch measures growing of the ncw appearing on the ground with no protection against ravages of the I hope it wont stay there long Carlsson added Were going to need every of this huge crop before this war over Im glad to iy that every effort is be ing made to get every kernel of it under cover Weather in the wheat belt nor damagc to grain piled In he said although some wane is inescapable his blazTng crart of l JaPaJese C sca victory of May 4lIay 8 the navy said the nigh command decided the en emy s next thrust would be di reeled against some other section Americas Pacific defense Hawaii Alaska the Panama canal or lhc Pacific coast Consequently U S forces were deployed alone lhc 100mile front between Mid way slanrt and the Aleutians in e norll Pacific llic danpcr area bases were re inforced with lonKranzr lanI ase airrraft Thus the navi made clear the forces midcr supreme command of Ad miral Chester W Nimitz pa cifie coast fleet chief were ready when the blow fell This was further borne out in a account which said the full fury of the U S Midway was poised to Th f was overtaken i ne following account of the is taken from thc navy niquc and supplementary on com ia battle he KNKMY SIGlirKDAt n a f found enemy cruiser enemy cruiser f I in five huso Mirimns mics t Midway coming in Simultaneously Tapanc0 force of carriers and battle