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   Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - July 16, 1942, Adrian, Michigan                                ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Showers Weather on Face Two JULY 1942 PRICE 3 Increase of 44 Cents A Day In Little Steel Voted In Significant Action CIO HAD DEMANDED By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS July War Labor Board was expected to announce today a wage increase ol 44 cents a day in Little the most significant wage decision 11 has been called on to make so The CIO United Steel Workers headed by Philip had made a fivemonth fight for an increase of a day over the present basic common labor wage of for workers of and Inland and Youngstown Sheet and Tube Employer and pub lic members approved the 44 outvoting the four labor members who stood fast for a larger authoritative sources said last night In Pittsburgh Murray met with a committee of 125 union repre sentatives from the four mills to decide whether to accept the boards He said there was a precedent in refusing to abide by a WLB case of a mid western rail operator who subse quently worked out an understand ing direct with The labor board decision was said to give the union a mainten ance of membership the company checkoff of union and the minimum daily wage guar The decision was generally con sidered since the high er rates might be applied through out steel affecting about About au tomobile plant also seek ing a a day have their cases before the The basic j formula used by the board in Little Steel was awaited as an Indicator of what can be expected in other decisions in durable goods Under maintenance of member as voted by the board in four recent union employees have two weeks to withdraw from the union if they Failing to withdraw during that they are required to remain members in good standing for the duration of the contract to keep their New employees are not required to join the but if they do they must do so for the life of the The checkoff JOYS VICTORY GARDEN PAYS OFF All of this planting and weeding that six rear old Joy Moore has been doing since she and her ather started their Victory Garden spring is now showing That green lettuce that oy is shown picking here is definitely among the hoicest grown in anybodys If you dont believe dont say so when Joy is Although gardens have begun to pay there is still plenty of weeding to be done during hot summer months if those Victory Gardens started not only by the Moores but by thousands of other families in the Germans Pushed Back On Central But Ad vance In Coastal Zone AIR ACTIVITY IS HEAVY By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July 16 Marshal Erwin Rommels Axis forces were reported giving ground oh the cen tral front west of El Alamein to day but British headquarters ac knowledged the Germans had achieved somegains In the coastal zone and had partially succeeded in reestablishing themselves at Tel El As the result of an attack launched before dawn British troops pushed forward in the central sector to secure objec tives at the western end of a ridge south of El communi quS Prisoners were but their numbers are not the bul letin The assault apparently w launched to relieve pressure on stralian forces holding recently positions at Tel El evidently was at least partly suc for the communique nounced that imperial troops con tinued to hold high ground in that Enemy forces which succeeded n occupying positions at Tel El Sisa Tuesday night were heavily jombarded all day yesterday by British artillery and planes and a number of Axis tanks were knocked out of the bulletin 2 German Salients Menace Stalingrad Nazi Encirclement Arm Smashed At Voronezh nation are to play their part in the war Joy is the daughter of and Moore of 134 East Butler Vichy Protests Sending Of Military Representatives To Free French GeneralCarries Heavy New provides that the company shall deduct union dues from employees pay and turn it over to the The minimum daily wage guar antee was asked for or in rate workers in Bethlehem and Republic steel These companies guarantee the workers that their daily wage will equal the minimum when averaged over the pay The union wanted the minimum as of each Youngstown and Inland are either complying with the unions request or are willing to The four Little Steel cases were certified to the board early In February and the wage raises will be retroactive to those July 16 Vichy government officially protested to day to Washington against assign ment of military representatives to Charles De declaring this constitutes an attack on the sovereignty of An authorized source declared was inadmissible that the Anieri can which is main taining normal relations with the French also maintain relations with a rebel Charles Bolte had been assigned to consult in London and Corporation Levies with the National Committee of July the Fighting French headed by The st tax bin jn th nations General De Gaulle on all matters ani damaged the commu relating to the conduct of the wartime The announcement and an acj measure carrying heavy new in The Australians who are hold The British said their air squad ons were attacking the enemy in and reported hits on ground ed gun motor trucks and a headquarters in the battle Attack Supply Bases Wideranging RAF bombers al so struck heavily last night at the Bengasi and farwest at the fighting headquarters i Enemy bombing increased a litiof but our intercepting fighters shot down seven enemy aircraft companying memorandum stressed come and corporation that the purpose was td strengthen the house today for general military aid to the Fighting debatc and did not refer to the controversy over diplomatic recog which the United States has not given the De Gaulle organiza The protest was announced pend ing publication of the French stand concerning French warships intern As the representatives an attemptwas being made to get support for returning the bill to the Ways and Means Committee for revision of proposed new cor poration Knutson one of the two members who voted occupied Tel El Eisa last Saturday after a 10mile advance from Rommels forceshave been at tacking steadily in the costal zone since dusk The Australians previously had repulsed daylight assaults j 11 1U LIYU W11U VULCU ed at Alexandria The latter was ainst the legislation in understood to reject all proposals that he would raove OF WIRE DELAYSJSE OF DAM Permission to Erect Tem porary Lines Is Sought In Washington Water will be impounded by the new Wolf Creek dam as soon as final difficulties involving sanc tions from the WPB in Washing ton can be water works stat ed The dam itself was finished last February but the lake behind it could not be filled until power lines in the vicinity were The city agreed to pay the Con Contract Awarded For Resurfacing and Widening The state highway department awarded a contract yes terday to the Cooke Construction Company of Detroit providing for to move the ships elsewhere than to French on the grounds that to do so would not conform jand engagements involving roving patrols were reported on other sectors of the 35mile Front line dispatches made it evident that General the excess profits the British commander in hill with rate from 87 per cent to at least with FrenchGerman armistice 90 Lr cent and to cut the WSS determined not to JU Per cent ancl to cut lne normal rppain tho initintivo urhfoh tho The State Department ed ta K ted that he h d chance winning his motion regain the which the a combined Axis chieftian relinquished when his eastward offensive stalled two oHhe in the Committee those militarized from the Egyptian war the resurfacing and widening of US223 for a distance of miles west of i The Cooke company also was custody to some American or neu Aiichinlecks Strategy Auchinlecks strategy since then fore the house after IS weeks has been to keep the Axis forces versial with a bill be I awarded a contract on June 18 for similar operations on US223 between Blissfield and Some of the curves in that repair zone also are to be straight The two repair projects are part of a program calling for the ex penditure of to improve US223 over a 32 mile stretch be tween Blissfield and the intersec tion of US112 near Somerset Cen New pavement and other re pairs around the Cincinnati North ern Railroad crossing northwest of Devils Lake which have been un derway for some also are in sumers Power Company eluded in the project for moving these lines but in or der to do temporary lines re The project is part of a general quiring copper wire have to be Permission to this wire which the war has precious must be obtained from priorities headquarters in Wash program for conditioning highways deemed jvital to war the pro committee it was considered off balance with sudden attacks that the members would calculated to break up prepara tions for a new general Turn to Page 13 tral port for internment until af The procedure arranged by the rules committee called for three French West Indian for del Turn to TAX BILLPaee 13 Vichy was warned that rejec tion would justify the British in dering the ships moved or in de stroying them if removal orders were The papers this morning for the first time published parts of a Tank Production At Flint Halted By Labor Dispute July 16 f T at the tank plant of the Fisher statement by Acting S SecreBod of General publication by chief of government Laval of details of the negotiationsJ The Welles statement was given of The contract awarded yesterday A representative of the for the widening of US223 by sumers Power Company is in thejhvo making It a 22 foot high capital now seeking official ap As soon as the necessary permission is temporary copper lines will be the original lines moved and the valves in the dam According to this de lay is not the handicap that it may The lake could not be filled in July or August anyway since these months constitute the dry season in which the waters which the lake would ordinarily hold in reserve are When the dam is really around September it will be it was planned to place the dam in service about April 1 in time to store up valua ble water supplied by the spring Delays agreement with in reaching an the power com pany over the disposition of the power lines which extend over the proposed lake made it necessary to for impounding abandon plans Spring and the resurfacing of the concrete pavement with bitumin ous Martin manager of the Adrian branch ol the state highway said today that work is scheduled to be gin in a few The Cooke com pany has just finished a repair pro ject near he and is expected to move its equipment here at The repairs probably will begin at the Blissfield end of the repair he Wesfcott said that he ex pected it would be necessary to construct an entirely new pave ment in a short stretch of the high way west of Rome Center where the present pavement is in such poor condition that resurfacing probably will be found Contracts for that work Jiave not been The wartime pinch on bitumin ous products needed in such resur facing projects as these are posing Work is scheduled to begin on the project of moving the lines an of 500 feet north of the pitesent location just as soon as ofobtained by that The use of fldal permission to use the copper i tar in road repair prejects has been turned away all but about 20 per e workers reporting at the day shift at 7 Production was halted yesterday when about 60 per cent of the day workers walked out in a protest the 30 welders who left their jobs Monday and orrtTOtn ii woo government ui two consisting only of direct with nothing added except the Sum serious Orders have been Westcott received prohibiting the use of bituminous road materials after July 22 unless those materials already have been Welless statement was made at a press conference on Disclose How Nazis Were Trapped July 16 Wi lt was 21yearold Coast Guards man who set the FBI on a suc cessful hunt for eight Nazi sabo teurs after their landing on the American coast from Spotting the fogrveiled arrival of one group on Long John seaman second out witted them by pretending to ac cept a bribe and then spread the alarm which brought discovery of the Nazisand their The Coast Guardsmans official narative was told by the office of yesterday War Information yesterday as committee of the strikers went outside to A no smoking rule Is observed at the A line of40 pickets was station ed outside the plant gates last night as only about five per cent of the night shift workers report ed for a company spokes man The who denied mem bership in either the CIO or AFL automobile workers said they represented an independent There were no pickets at the gates when the night shift ended at Carl Swansonj regional director of the CIO said today that he had learned that from the Detroit office of the Fed eral Labor Conciliation would confer with company offi but a General Motors spokes man said the company had not been notified about a possible con The management announced wire is i prohibited he on trial for their were confronted with a very long state ment made by one of them to their CTurn to Page 13 but the men have not named group to represent Meanwhile a company spokes jman declared the plant is not producing 48 Naval Craft Are Reported Lost Since 1941 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The loss of 48 United States naval craft in all categories since the submarinesinking of the de stroyer Reuben James in the North Atlantic was revealed in an Associated Press compilation of official announce ments The tabulation Battleships Aircraft carriers Lexington finished off by Cruisers Destroyers Reuben James Downes Cassin Jacob Jones Pope Stewart destroyed to prevent Edsall Pills bury Sturtevant sunk by an un derwater Sims Ham man one Submarines S26 blackout col Shark Sea Lion de stroyed to prevent Perch Aircraft tenders Langley fin ished off by Target Ships Gunboats Asheville Mindanao Oahu Luxon destroyed to pre vent Wake captured by Transports Liberty Submarine tenders Canopus destroyed to prevent Mine sweepers Penguin Bit tern destroyed to prevent cap Finch Pigeon Quatt de stroyed to prevent Tan Administration Is Wage Stabilization By THE ASSOCIATED ceilings for processed farm July Threatened with a partial the farm price question it of the price control restated existing law pro Administration was reported that farm prices could no day to be preparing a request fixed below 110 per cent of lew legislation built around the purchasing power form of wage commodities had in 190914 President Roosevelt has that price ceilings for pro ed the situation with farm commodities reflec al leaders several times in 110 per cent of parity to the1 Informed said the President was about Senate expected to reach a known the remedial vote on the bill I le and price control officials a total of ieve should be the OPA and other war agen As a members of One possible point of argu gress who had been looking was a proposal to require ward to a recess of several approval of all appoint starting in about ten days to jobs paying in the jeing told that they might of Civilian A simi o revise their proposal for confirmation of Rising farm which jobs was stricken from the lot yet reached the statutory ng in the basic price control Uready have caused Leon price to RIVF1 WAY he ceiling on canned and UllUU Mill Sporadic increases in rAnnji inn in the cost of raw products rAlilil lYlLnuUKL n other miscellaneous costs is have made an xtremely tight situation with On GrainPrice Issue rence to many other Broken Congressional sources Henderson told a House Comnittee yesterday that the price ontrol program was in danger of ireaking down and that wage conjol was the next thing over the i July 16 A womonth Congressional deadock over an Agriculture Department program to convert governmentowned surplus wheat to Jnited Nations war needs by feed it to livestock to produce Information Not and milk came to an end yes There was no immediate as the House gave way to a ion of the nature of specific proposal designed to make osals Roosevelt might program n but it was reported rejecting a new compro ne would deal with freezing proposal offered by Chair s at the present Cannon DMo ot its Appro rould block requests for the House ay to compensate for rising to go along with the Sen f and allow the sale of The Senate voted yesterday bushels of governmentowned ive Henderson to at 85 per cent of the parity rate his agency this fiscal of or about 83 cents a s against approved for livestock feed and in he House and ested by the price the House had s his rock bottom to bar such sales unless It also retained a ban the full parity price of OPA funds for subsidies or about a usiness to enforce price long overdue But it let Henderson retain Department appro ree hand in making bill was then speedily nd removed some proposed by the Senate and sent to estrictions on his authority to White The grainprice had arisen in connection NEGOTIATION an There had been differences be IB 1 ft ft rt 1 i the two Houses over funds vflP pflWTPAPTQ the Farm Security Adminis but compromise figures by the House yesterday inson Would Capture quickly agreed to by the missions Paid to break in the House stand July 16 only after President Roose hairman Vinson said and Secretary of Agriculture ay the House naval committee Wickard had made repeated rould insist that the government Peals for the Senate enegotiate army and navy contended that the House racts to recapture commission price figure would either aid to war advances in livestock feed Germans and Allies Hurl Tank Reinforcements Across Don River By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July Ger man salients were driven within 175 miles of Stalingrad on the Vol ga today while at Voronezh Red army counter attacks were said to have smashed a Nazi encirclement arm north of the city and repelled Axisadvance forces from its outly ing The deepest Axis penetrations In to the big bend of the Don where it curves close to the were at Germanwon 130 miles southeast of 4 and southeast of Millerovo where the new Russian stand presumably is along the Kalitvia 125 miles northeast of There were indications that the fierce upsurge of fighting was spreading over more hundreds of miles of the Dispatch es from the Bryansk 220 miles southwest of Moscow and 230 miles northwest of said a more serious was im No details on operations there at the juncture of the old battlelina and the new Axis bulge to the southeast were It was the iirst word from the Bryansk sector in ten At key to the German twin threat to the road to the Vol ja and the way south into the German trrfops and their allies were hurling tank reinforce ments across the Don into the bat le area and rushing up antitank batteries to meet the Red armys armored counter Two Towns Fall Boguchar and Millerovo have finally abandoned by out numbered Red army troops after bitter the Russian infor mation bureau Multiple thrusts since June 23 appeared to have given Field Mar shal Fedor south ern command essentialcontrol over most of an additional square miles of Russian a block ex ending 130 miles or so eastward from the KurskKharkov The Berlin radio said German forces had captured Rus sians in the KurskVoronezh ighting of the last two weeks and news reels purported to show invasion formations entering Vo a provincial administrative enter 300 miles south of German dispatches reported divebombers and mobile armored groups combined to attack Red army columns at strategic road unctions and to fire Red army Detachments immobilized ehind the wreckage were declared ubjected to incessant machine Turn to Page He said the action would save prices and consequently higher millions of break up this commission and end the impression among many manufac turers that they must have so called influence the war as their sales agents in Vinsons disclosure came as the committee resumed its detailed in food or result in a smaller production of eggs and poultry needed in rec ord quantities for the The House had taken the posi tion that sales of government grain below parity prices would violate the parity principle of the federal farm programs and cause Mine layers Navyoilers Neches Pecos Neosho finished off by Coast Guard cutters Alexander Hamilton capsized under tow and finished off by Torpedo boats PT35 destroy quiry into the operations of break in wheat and corn prices frtTnmicclrtM I A The Administration countered with the promise that it would at tempt to stabilize grain prices at 85 per cent of parity and pay growers subsidies in amounts suf ficient to give them a full parity return on their Parity Is a price designed Sitting in on the investigation are representa tives of the Department of Justice and the Army and the Thomas committee coun said the committee was going deeper into the affairs of William Scrimgeour and who oper SSfX who furnish socalled engineering services in addition to their sales commodities as they received from 1909 to In a statement read to the com Turn to Page 13 mittee Hinckel declared that naval contracts alone since this outfit has received over In ad EGYPTS COTTON I ACREAGE IS CUT it has acted as prime conj Tniv TR tractor on certain navjT contracts1 July 16 WReducUon with a resulting profit to itself of over since September The committee concentrated under cotton for the terday on the activities of a Wash1i of Egypts cotton acreage by more than 50 per cent from last year was announced today by the Ministry of The area present crop ington firm of three selfstyled sales a onetime army major who said his is only acres compared with last and the crop will be the smallest in 50 income in 1929 was between iyea5Sl and and Olcott and both former civilian employees of the the former a year and the latter at They acknowledged receiving a profit of each from their fees for the first six months The reduction was brought about by legislation and government bonuses offered to farmers for growing cereals instead of The intention was to cut down im saving war There still will be no lack of cotton in Egypt since there re of this Vinson asserted that mauls in storage a considerable their testimony and documents in Portion of the last two troduced by committee investigators showed that they had an inside track hi obtaining contracts at the Navy Department for manufactu vice president and general manager of the Triumph Explosive Company at NO BLACKOUT DATE SET Adrian and Lenawee county de fense officials have had no noti fication from state headquarters concerning the date of a general blackout which is expected to be held either the last of July or the BULLETINS July 16 Iff Secretary of Wax Stimson ex pressed his belief today that young married men and youth of 18 to 20 would have to be drafted for the armed forces before a vic tory over the Axis is Stimson declared that we have never had a great war in which we did not find it necessary to call np both these He reminded reporters that some young married men already were being drafted under the se lective service and said also he believed it would be necessary eventually to lower the draft age to WASHINGTON jniy is Laughlin administrative assistant to President has arrived in Chungking to suit on war problems with Gener al Chang His trip came at a time when Japanese armies were increasing their pressure on the Chinese and signs of uneasiness were develop ing in apparently from a fear that the United Nations were more concerned over the Euro pean and African phases of the World War than over the Asiatic July 16 The Senate passed and returned to the House today a supplemental appropriation It carries for the Office of Price July 16 W A Washington family of four ac knowledged before the House na val committee today that it had realized profits amounting to 798 in 1941 by obtaining war con tracts for eleven manufacturers on a commission Whats your definition of war Magnuson asked William said the ShirleyOlcottNicholsfirst of August Karl partner dentified abandoned during Mac Arthurs trip from Philippines to hd et enutUng them to receive a commission of i M uuul VV1U1 jLUilUa rugs Napa destroyed to preand operated by Triumph for the vent GanneL Adrian defense noti fied state officials last week that one per cent for obtaining millions Adrian organizations will be ready of dollars of government war workj for the first blackout by next Mon at a plant built with federal funds No further plans can be made until the exact date set by the state I dont think that I have Scrimgeour Thats what I ob served The partnership includes Scrim his wifej and their two and Bailey   

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