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   Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1941, Hutchinson, Kansas                                F1OOB tTM Wort Ad to Ihi4 W to get storing Ink rlMM f THE HUTGHINSON NEWS Single Copy Price LXIX NOVEMBER 1941 105 City to Vote Tomorrow On Airport Bonds Needed Extension Of Facilities In Hands of People Precinct map and list of polling placed on page Civic workers were waging n last campaign today to bring out the vote tomorrow in the special city election on the question of whether the city shoulc spend up to to buy more More Than Two Score Workers At Red Cross KickOff Breakfast airport Their efforts promised to in crease what otherwise was seen ns a light Open t To 7 The polls open at 6 Yclock Tues day morning and close at 7 oclock in the Indicative results should be available by 8 oclock No Police Chief Ben Jones reminded bartenders today thwt the law forbids sale of brer while the polls are open for tomorrows special city and may be obtained by calling The News telephone 4400 The count will not start until after the polls The question as it appears on the ballot Shall the following b adopted Shall the City of Kutchln Mn hsue Its negotiable bonds In an amount not to exceed for the Purpose of purchasing land to be used for airport purposes aa an addi tion to or extension of the present municipal airport of sold city To vote in favor of the bonds make a cross X in the square after the word To vote against the bonds make a cross X in the square after the word Few predictions were hazarded on the balloting it appeared the results might go either May Not Spend All City officials explain they plan to purchase about 263 acres to ex tend runways to feet as re quired by the federal government before it appropriates further aid for improvement of the landing Eightyfive men and women launched an allout Red Cros roll call for an wareffor quota today in Meeting at Wiley teg room foi the workers scatterec to residential tnd in Before they complete their rounds in three days assigned them by roll cal every downtown work er is expected to be visited at his place of business and every resi dential door bell Want Every Adult The goal this year is a mem bership for every not jus the heads of Wiley re minded his as they dis cussed needs for the Increased Last years was Fifty cents of each whether or goes to Amer ican Red The rest stays in Reno for a wide variety of activities directed hy President Shellenberger and the Reno county with Mary Avis Todd as executive secre Describing one Pat told about 2SO toddler sets being made for twoyearold English Each set will contain 18 enough to outfit a small child now inadequately clad as a result of Reno County Has Helped Thousands of articles have been knit and sewed here for British war many more are and a new program to knit sweaters and socks for soldiers is it was an Reno county programs include further expansion of first aid and Wiley Red Crooa roll coll chairman water safety programs and a new imcrgcncy nursing with classes to be organized several ilaces In the Among national programs which he local drive helps finance is lisastcr illustrated by a vorkcr here now rehabilitating lood Bud business strict delivered a pep Carey is chair man of the residential roll Strceter of the industrial Ray Hagenmaster is Eight of Big hairman of the rural tart Armistice to Frances Amer can Red Cross representative for outhern attended the ickoff The city does not expect to spend all of the for this but put down this amount so that if federal demands for more land and improvements are increased the city will be prepared to meet thorn without a second bond The commission expects to issite bonds only in the amount actually The InterClub various civic clubs and the Chamber of Commerce are working for a fa vorable Chances In Officials Some last minute changes were being made today in the list of 100 volunteer Judges and re ported Betty mayors Bes She said several of the election workers had been called out of town or were unable to serve for other None receives Polling places also were ob tained rent free by the ex cept for nominal heating said city The with a limited has attempted to reduce election well under the average figure of Completed poll books will be returned to his office in Conven tion hall Tuesday night as soon as the count is No New Word On Rescues More Than 70 May Have Been Lout On James Washington ebbed slowly for the unreported crew members of the Reuben some 70 or more tentially the greatest number lost by a regular navy ship through belligerent action since the battle ship Maine was blown up in Throughout the long weekend the word from the naval commun ications nerve center here was No news no and officers patiently explained that any further tidings would be re leased immediately to relieve the anxiety of navy wives and fam ilies throughout the Pending receipt of a report list ing the 44 crew members known to have been saved when the de stroyer was sunk Thursday thj navy stood on its refusal to make public the names of the en listed men on board or the total crew inasmuch as the ships normal complement would be unofficial estimates placed the number of men unaccounted or at Auditorium Hard Hit By Creek Flood How Far to Go In Making Repairs Is Puzzling Official When the Grotto last held ini tiation it Convention a mock hell was created for the cere There seemed nothing mock to day about the shape of the flood washed both city offi cials and workers Not only was the hardwood floor buckled and warped beyonc use by the 18 inches of wate which flowed over the arena an pushed up from the channel be neath the 30yearold building Also rotted and mucked was th It too must be re Still believe Commissioner David Baxter is th floor base which also roots th creek and which is made of stee and What to Baxter u grevious If the city is going to build new we dont want to spem any more money than we have to ie yet we must mak the hall safe and useable for ttv most important One economy Baxter propose s to replace maple floors with The hall was heated today fo the first time since the flood ai boilers were fired Charle building superintend damage to pipelines in flooded tunnels anc to other equipment makes future service City Engineer Hertz was still up to his neck in work to day preparing preliminary plans for repairs and extensions of tht city Hood He expects to reach an estimate on the first cost by Wednesday when he plans to go before the state corporation commission at Topeka to ask au thority for the city to issue Jlooc defense Brutal Test Boston blind man is under treatment for stab Vernon told po lice he was at the front of his home when two men jostled against him and one said Youve been around here a long time and youre supposed to be Lets see if its He was knifed in the sido and Fix Draft Quota Topeka state selective service headquarters today an nounced a Kansas draft quota ol for feather Intercepted letters PRESIDENT Dooj It would make for better public relations if there went a decent coach on the back of Nor 7 ond or none at west Year ago today High 73 low Kansas weather Light week end showers included Ellis Geneseo Wichita ond Dodge City Mulrlpal AUIMlt 1 CAA conmuulutlooi aution YMttriUy I 47 44 581 41 eiio 44 53 41 tli 41 30 Ml 41 61 64 Todty u I Iff MM Vriwily Mulauim II wit tt At 7 AI Only Wheat Payments to Be Increased Other Bounties to Fanners Reduced For Next Year Washington will receive lower benefit payment rates under the agriculture depart ments 1942 soil con servation program for all major crops except wheat and a minor type of The wheat rate is cents a bushel compared with 8 cents this The rate for Virginia sun cured tobacco was increased from Bomber Crew Are Rescued Only Pilot Mining After Blizzard Buffets Craft of an army bomber were found scattered over a fifty acre it appeared today that all nine men aboard had cheated death while the plane fell to pieces in midair The discovery of a parachute draped over a fence led to the belief that the only man unac counted for had reached earth He was Walk the Ground parties were searching for The other eight airmen para chuted safely as the big bomber disintegrated in the air in a rag ing snowstorm over the Sierra Ne vada Two of the Sterling and Aldon were found last They had landed on a ranch near Tells 20 miles Six Found Today The rescued had landed about 15 miles further They were Second Fort the copilot Staff Eugene Walter Clanz Har old Bangor Fred and Robert Co at first reported in jured was found to have suffered severe The others escaped with minor Noted Is Dead New York Guggen former senat from Colorado and Internationa ly known philanthropist and in died last night Mount Sinai Guggenheim and his brothc built up from their Col SIMON GUGGENHEIM rado mining propertieswhat wi considered one of the world largest mining and smelting in many philan He established to cents a Other rates announced today compared with those in effect this year included the old rate is giv en corn for the commercial area 8 and 9 cents a bushel cot ton and cents a pound potatoes 2 and cents a Mwl Adhere To AAA These rates will be paid to far mers acreage o plant within department allotments and who carry out soilbuilding and soilconserv ing The amount a farmer would receive for any crop would be determined by mul tiplying the normal production of lis acreage allotment by the bene fit payment For a wheat farmer with a 100acre allotment and a yield of 10 bush Page Column Please Sooner Flood Toll Crowing Many Fainiliea Are Being Rescued work ers continued today to bring out marooned farmers in the lowlands German Priaoner nundated by the rampaging Ver digris 20 miles east of Soldiers from the St ol corps technical training command here wed in the damages and livestock loss portly cloudy owl cooler onost Ijr fair cooler Hutchinson weather Recorded by ob server Temperature extremes 63 and 38 degrees low this 43 Rain last Probable temperatures totnor row High 5560 low high workers reported hat the river was three and four miles wide ot some Several farm families sought refuge in Word on high ground but surrounded by water Most of the women folk were ut but some of the men emained at the school house last Marc one of the rescue workers Red Cross headquarters re irted about 20 families had lost 11 of their furniture in the The loss of life among live lock will be terribly said We saw cows ind hogs which had Chickens and turkeyi had takefi to he The Verdigris was four bo ow bridges on 6H 83 and was a mile wido along the grade Isom said the crew of the plane was virtually catapulted into the air after the plane struck an air About noon we hit a terrific down he We were flying at at the The tail fell I felt myself and a sec ond later I was crashing through the glass of the gunners turret and flying blindly into 1 pulled the rip Stookey was whipped through hole in the Couldnt Turn Back Corporal Isom said Lieutenant Walker attempted to turn back to Reno when the flying at 200 miles an hour struck a bliz he said the pilot was unable to gain altitude be cause ice had formed on the The rest of the rescued fliers declined to tell of their expedi After resting here they were taken to Harry Georgetown said he sighted wreck age near Tells Peak and found one motor buried six feet in The place where the bomber broke up is about 10 miles west of the southern end of Lake Ta There are no roads into that Three other army planes crash ed in the state killed two pilots and injuring At San north of San Speckman and Thomas Leroy Truax rode to death against Bald hill in their ast P40 pursuit ships last The planes struck only 20 feet caught fire and were de Parachutes To Eearth Walter fly ing another P40 in the same squadron of parachuted to earth near Santa six miles and broke a leg in Army men hunted the wreckage of his Search was also being made for four other missing army Dannell and Leimbacker were unreported on a trip in an army training plane from March field in southern Cal perhaps the best know of which was the John Simo Guggenheim forme jointly with his wife in 1925 i memory of their son of that nam The foundation provided a endowment for Unite States and Latin American stu dents to be used in advanced stud at home or abroad in any of th sciences or fine Throughout Colorado Guggen heim provided extensive gifts fo educational institutions and hos The former senator died o pneumonia and complication shortly before ifornia to Moffett near San Robert like wise flying a disappeared on a scheduled 30minute hop from Stockton to Moffett Richard Long of Con missing ten sought in the was stilt being mountains east and north of His pursuit plane and four pilots later located disappeared from the same P40 then num bering 10 and from which Truax and Radovich were lost yesterday on the return trip from Washington With RAF Berlin Cecil Dan of Strong Clarke Wallace Floody of Brunswick and Morris Wilbur Fessler of Los all British RAF were listed today as prisoners in The Germans said British figures on RAF losses failed to list pilots from the colonies ond foreign Young Couple Found Dead In Tourist Cabin Open Gas Stove Probable Cause Of Dodge Tragedy Dodge Garden Cit young Archie Hiekman and Norma Louise 19 were found dead in a tourist cam near here last Coroner Dunsford said th sweethearts for a ha been dead for several hours when He said all indication were that the deaths were acci the result of an open ga still burning when the bod ies were Dunsford said the camp operate broke into the cabin at 7 m after natmg no signs of activity all day in the darkened The operator said the couple the cabin at Sunday morning Miss Becker was the daughtei ot and Alfred o son of ancTOTrsf Were To Be Married The families are quoted as say ing they are convinced the deaths were Miss Becker had told her par ents she expected to be with her whom she planned to mar ry within a in Dodge City Sunday but they did not know she was not at her place ol em ployment until Sheriff Tom Reed drove Sunday night to break the news of the tragedy to her fa The couple registered as man and wife at the A report circulated last nigh saying the two were students al Garden City junior college is Garden city superin tendent of reported today We have no record of the boy ever having been in a Garden City and the girl dropped ou of high school last Jones Neither of them has any con nection with the junior Jones said he made this an nouncement to counteract what he fears will be a reflection on our school through the whole south Worked On Farm The girl had been working in a farm home near Hick man was a concrete contractors apprentice at Garden City for the past nine Coroner Dunsford summoned an inquest for Money On Waves London people along o stretch of Norfolk coast were literally rolling in money Thousands of Chinese yuan issues by Farm ers Bank China and en graved with picture ot sheep or were woihod ashore during the Some persons theorized that the notes might hove been printed in England and had been started to China aboard a hip later Burke Ready To Run Again Telia Young Oemoa He la Heceplive Dodge City 1MO Demoocratic candidate for told Young Democrats of the fifth district he was willing to appear on the party ticket again next Burke said in o talk to the dis trict meeting that he was ready to resign as internal revenue collec tor for Kansas and the race or governor or senator in 1842 if Mmcrate wished him to do Little Finland Told By She Must End Attack On Big Russia Double Dunkerque May Result From Split Red Forces Relentless German Drive Pushes Into Crimean Peninsula By The Associated Press Germany proclaimed triumph antly today that the Russian arm of the split by the scourg of lightning assault by land an was trying to flee the penii sula through the Black Sea por of Sevastopol and Kerch in double The Hitler command picture the Russian retreat there as a nea declaring that German fore es had captured prisoner 230 218 several ar mored trains and vast quantitii of other war From the Crimean in th Donets basin to the the im portant industrial center of Kurs on the railway running nort from Kharkov through Orel an Tula to had ben cap Kursk is 125 miles nort of Reds Gain In Kalinin Although the Russians readil admitted that the siege of Mos cow was becoming most grav Red army dispatches reported re capture of the northern sectio of 95 miles from the cap tal on its The stid that thousands of German were buried under the flamin debris of houses blasted by th The Crimean fighting was a tes or all arms of Russias sea and German occu jation of the Crimea would in elude the Red fleets great nava at Sevastopol as well as stra egic air fields and give the Ger nttw jumping off places 1o attacks on the Red fleet if not ac a new approach to the oil rich Ask British Aid With Russian dominance of th Slack sea thus sorely thrcatcnec n authoritative source in Londo aid Russia had suggested t Britain that she might with ad antage declare war on Hungary lumania and The British said their govern ment had not reached a decision n the suggestion and added tha naturally the United States i eing kept informed on the sub Finlands role in the war agains ussia was newly emphasized b British press reports from Stock olm which said that German and innish troops were only 14 mile om Russian arctii The MurmanskLenin rad railway has been the objcc f FinnishGerman land and ai almost since the Finni oined hands with the Germans in IB invasion of June Ud Doubtful How British action could beai n Finnish and Rumania war et orts against Russia is not clear to date Britain in her conomic warfare has taken steps Page Column Please teal Effort s Demanded KxWar Secretary Aaka Britain to Wage War London War Sec etary Leslie HoreBelisha called oday for some precise military some muscular hich would tear away the grip otv fastened on the throat of Sov et Addressing a public meeting a HoreBe who was war minister under rime Minister Chamberlain in he early months of the add d his voice to the persistent amor for some more concrete ritish action against Yesterday Sir Samuel Hoare ormer foreign and home vecre ary now serving as ambassador a declared in an address t Reading that Britain must show outward visible signs that Hit r can be HoreBelisha declared that ma rial help could relieve but could ot transform Russias This a no ebullition of arm hair he but an xpression of elementary common He declared that while the gov alone could say whal ould be certainly a good rinciplc to follow would be to impel the Germans to accept attle where the British prepon erance of seapower could be ought to Any continental he would have to bo strong enough to ho because atari of major opera tion would lliMly to deUr Hit If or Bulletins Bottle In London Fiercs fighting in the Crimea and the Kalinin northwest of was reported in the night Soviet broadcast by the Moscow Get Bombers Netherlands East In dies Netherlands In dies new said today the Indies air force soon would be reinforced with a number of Americanmade NA 40Along range bombers capable of fly ing nonstop from Batavia to the Japanese island of Hit Four German London airmen flying Amcrcanbuilt Hudson bombers knocked out four German ships last night off the Norwegian and Dutch coasts to make a total of 24 vessels sunk or damaged in less than a and also attacked a fish oil fac tory on the Norwegian the air ministry announced Nosls Hit SUM Berlin ranging Nazi bombers struck af shipping in the Suez canal again last night while nearer home other aircraft attacked convoys ot fthe British sinking one ves sel and damaging six others so severely theyprobably never made the German command said Wavell and Duff Cooper Talk War Future Course In Near and Far East Probably Explored Singapore IP General Si Archibald British com mandcr in chief in India who ar ivcd yesterday by airplane from conferred today wit Alfred Duff Far East co Tdinator for the British govern prior to the latters depar ure for Sir Archibald also conferred ith Air Chief Marshal Sir Rober Brooke British com mandcr in chief in the Far East who returned a week ago today rom conferences with Australian eaders in Australia and Dutch eaders in the Netherlands Eas Following his conferences here is expected that Sir Archibali ill tour Malayan espe ially those manned by Indian ncertoinly In For East Netherlands East In ies Putt Cooper ritish coordinator in the Fa declared today during a re ueling stop on a flight from ingapore to Sydney that the Far political situation had be ome very IM Decision to Be Mode London visit of the iriiish commander in Sir Archibald to Singapore was linked by some informed al Page Column Please eace Maker Killed 38yearold real cs ate was shot and fatally njured on the Fayetteville public quare today after he had inter ened in a and Prosecutor ohn K Butt announced he had led a first degree murder charge gainst Chief Deputy Sheriff Buster a princi al in the The prosecutor said witnesses old him that after two driv n by Burton and of Siloam had fig red in a minor traffic hese two men alighted and that verbal argument was followed y an exchange of Chandler observed the difJicul from his second floor office nd came down to the street in n attempt to separate the com officers Wit esses said that Chandler and urton then became engaged in fight and one shot was sttntly killing Loss of Friendship To Be Penalty For Continued Warfare Washington WI The United States has warned Finland that she must discontinue promptly her offensive military operations against Soviet Russia It she de sires to maintain the friendship of the United Secretary of State Hull disclosed this move hy the United States m reply to press conference ques tions as to whether there was any basis for reports from London that Britain was hesitating to de clare war against Finland mainly because of objections raised by the United Hull said this government had frequently called the attention of the Finnish government to Amer ican anxiety over the course Fin land was Must Withdraw Troops Because of the friendly relations which we have always had with he this government has refrained until now from drawing any final con clusion from the present policy of the Finnish government in the hope that similar relations could be maintained in the he the United States minister in Helsinki was instructed to inform the Fin nish government that if Finland desired to maintain our friendship now and satisfactory evi dence must be forthcoming that Finland intends to discontinue promptly offensive military oper Page Column Please Corn Husking Derby Today More Than Score of Best Competing corn and hard workers brought a new rec ord within sight today iti mammoth rural sporting event for which Vice President Henry Wallace has a double responsi There was no rain and working conditions were good for the 22 harvest hands from 11 but there still was mud underfoot for the rural spectators who wouldnt be kept away by ruts and quag As an Iowa farm Henry Wallace started the contests almost 20 years He had heard farm hands boast of the work they could do during the fall harvest He first put local favorites in a field to compete against each letting them try to prove their Wallace also played a leading part in the development ot hybrid As hybrid yields have in huskers have made higher records with the bigger and more numerous The 18th national contest today was held in one of the best corn fields ever made the site of a tour nament the huskers aimed at a new Last year Irvin Bau man of Illinois boosted the nat ional record to bushels in the standard 80 minutes of gruelling Bauman has retired and the man most watched among corn rowi was the new Illinois state cham Floyd who last Friday nusked bushels of corn in Lhe rain and The 22 contestants include the champions and runncrsup in state They were from Illi Min South Dakota and Hundred Slain In Belgrade By Nazis London The Belgrade radio reported tonight that 100 alleged Communists and Jews had jccii shot in the former Yugoslav capital today in reprisal for aa attack on a German roadcast was heard here by The War Today Hitler Coniniuuique to Leave Much to Gueoo Of Future Hutoriuiu This doily con ducted by UrWIlt is written today by Fred Von Adolf in contributing to tie historical record of the Bat le of the Atlantic with his Wo were attacked document on tho reerKeory becomes guil y of a historical A student years reading uly this Gtrnuui would wander immediately where engagements The ily clUM would be state that the Grew pursued German Uboat In clow Column Flout   

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