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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - October 6, 1942, Adrian, Michigan Warmer OCTOBER 1942 Weatber Detail go PRICE 3 E But Russians Hold Stab Anew Into German Left Flank 22 NAZI ATTACKS FAIL By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct o Stalingrad were reported holdinj firm today against three Nazi di visions in a flamelaced battle fo a workers settlement and Red Army troops fighting for relief o the garrison stabbed anew into the German left German artillery and mortar bar rages heralded the opening of a series of attacks by the three di from to Swarms of divebomb ers and 100 tanks roared into the fight for the A Pravda tlispatch said the flames were vis Ible to fighters in sectors many miles Prisoners told Red Army com Slanders that their officers feared to delay any further in their over idue plans to take the Colder nights have arrived on the frad At one place the Germans hurl ed 22 but all were re the Communist party news paper German losses in the last 24 hours have been huge and the enemy fail ed to advance on any it was The army newspaper Red Star Neither aviation nor tommygunners can shake the de cision of our fighters and com manders to protect the Volga stronghold and repulse the German robbers from the walls of the glor ious Fierce street fighting Numerous attacks of the three division force were repulsed within the workers it was an nounced on the 43rd day of the and the enemy lost abou officers and men and 14 tanks in these Positions Improved Northwest of the communique Soviet troops fought active operations and im proved their Fierce fighting was reported for a community in the Mozdok area of the Central where the Germans are moving reinforce ments in an effort to seize control of the Grozny oil fields and moun tain highway passes before the ar rival of One Soviet unit repelled foul attacks by enemy infantry anc the communique In one day they wiped out about 60C Germans and destroyed 12 Red Navy warships were credited with sinking a Axis transport in the Baltic where they claimed three last A Transocean News Agency dis patch broadcast by the Berlin radio last night devoted less than 100 words of a 450word resume of pur ported developments on the Rus sian front to the battle of Stalin grad and buried these below reports on the fighting in the central and western The major Transoeean claim was that tank and artillery attacks broke Soviet resistance at a col lective farm converted into a strongly fortified base at the out skirts of German machinegun fire was said to have stopped a Russian cavalry charge northwest of Moz Transocean said that 40C prisoners were taken and only small remnants of the attacking squad rons COTTER LI The Cotter who has been pastor of the Adrian St Marys Church for the last two years leaves today for Detroit where he is to be pastor of the St Ritas Church located Outer Drive and Oakland His transfer was ordered by Arch bishop Edward Mooney of Detroit No announcement has been made concerning Cotters suc cessor Cotter replaced the Jordan pas tor of St coming to Adrian from BULLETINS Oct 6 Japanese force more than moving from Kinhwa against Chinese positions to the has been defeated with a loss of 200 Japanese killed and the Chinese high com mand reported 6 President praising the splendid production record of United States told the Fed eration ol Labor today in a mes sage to its convention here be was sure they can take whatever it takes to win this Everywhere during my recent inspection of war I found the workers doing all that was laid oat for them and said the Presidents They are not afraid of precise and dangerous They are walking Dp to it as their duty and port in the They are proud of it OLD COLLEGE BELL RINGS FOR LAST TIME An old college bell that once called students to classes at has sounded for the last After 75 years it has found its way into the nations scrap heap to help beat the The bell was given to Adrian College by James Bates of Leoni who found it partly buried in the earth on hs He thought that it once belonged to Michigan vUnion College that was moved from Leoni to Adrian In Once the bell was it was noted that it carried the date of 1867 and with that date it had no connection with Adrian or Michigan Union college business man is shown with the bell on top of a load of col lege ready for the steel He believes It came from a normal school at The load of scrap weighed two college maintenance is at the The load is one of several turned in from the Scrap Workers Still Plugging Toward Ton County Goal Lenawee county road commistendent of the sion trucks were collecting metal elementary schools in the city have from the farms today and Adrian school children were eclipsing ex pectations in their drive for citj scrap as all forces joined hands in an effort to reach the countys goal goal of tons set by the Michigan salvage While the exact amount of the metal collected so far in the coun ty by road commission trucks is not George Taylor of the commission gave assurances today that the metal is rolling On a single day last 50 tons were collected and that rate probably will be maintained if not betterec during the remaining days of the It is difficult to obtain an ac curate account of the metal col lected because in cases where farmer donate the metal without the metal is not It isJoaded est county The only weights recorded are those at farms where receipts are given showing the amount of metal for which the farmer Is to be Richard county salvage reported last week that approximately half of the metal being collected is donated without payment The proceeds will be given to The latest contribution to the campaign is that of a huge stone crusher at the Tecumseh grave pit The owners are donating it to the Road commis sion officials were told that it weighs between 15 and 20 Between 30 and 40 tons of scrap metal will be the contribution of Adrian school children by the end of this according to the esti mate of George superin Members of the order of the Sis ters of St Dominic of the Congre gation of the Most Holy Rosary of Adrian were arriving here today Erom all over the nation for the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of the His the Most Edward Archbishop of Be will conduct a Pontifical Mass at 10 oclock and His Excel the Most Edward Bishop of will reach the Other clergy men and high church officials also will come to Adrian for the occa Aluncheon will be served at noon in the college buildings and ater ah historical Herit will be Giving Road Tests azardous Work For Deputy Sheriff Givingroad tests to candidates or operators licenses is becoming L business Deputy Sheriff A few months ago he was accom ahyinir a Clinton boy on his road est young driver made the mistake ot driving in front of a truckioaded with At 11 oclock this deputy Page was accompanying Leona Ries of Route on her test driving Bent Oak had stoppedfor the signal light at North Main Street when a truck oaded with gravel and driven by Harold who lives at a trail er camp on West Maumee struck the rear end of the Ries L trailer owned by Cecil Sauter of which was parked at the also was Damage was slight Ries passed her test with lying colors but Miller promptly ot a justice court summons for ailing to have his truck under con gathered approximately ten tons ol the waste Lincoln Schoo has reaped approximately three tons three tons Jeffer more than one ton and two Although ex act figures are not there is an estimated 12 tons in the pile at the senior high In ad dition to the personal contribu tions of this figure in cludes scrap which was brought in on city trucks after the owner had called in and scrap which students collected from Adrian merchants in the drive last Salvage officials have emphasiz ed that it isnt necessary to wait for a road commission truck or a school student to pick up It can be delivered directly to a junk dealer and It all Sabotage Wave Reported In Trondheim Oct 6 Vichj radio broadcast a report today that a state of emergency was pro claimed at 5 today through out the province of Trondheim because of The German Josef was quoted by the radio as saying the many acts of sabo tage committed in Trondheim were possible only because the people broke the law forbidding help to Trondheim itself is an important port about 200 miles below the Arctic The Germans had compelled thousands of Norwegians anc Danes to work on harbor installa airfields and coastal defenses in Trondheim province under a work or starve edict There have been many reports of sabotage there and the present measure ap parently followed a new The Vichy radio said that a cur few was imposed on all Norwegians between 8 and 5 anc public restaurants and places of entertainment were ord ered closed daily at 7 Public assemblies were Norwegians in London were un able to confirm the but they said it had been expected because Trondheim has been an area of wide unrest with repeated fights between workers and German guards and numerous arrests for There have been many fires re cently in buildings occupied by German officials and one large food dump was these sources It was the second state of emer gency proclaimed in A similar measure was imposed in Oslo in after a series of fires and More than persons were arrested then two Norwegians were Twelve were sentenced to life imprisonment A Reuters dispatch from Stock holm quoted Swedish press reports yesterday that to Ger man soldiers had been imprisoned for a mutiny at Alta in far north ern and that 17 officers iad been cashiered and 43 soldiers German broadcasts took an at titude of official astonishment at Denmarks Strict reserve is shown by com petent German circles in comment rig rumors current abroad to the effect that the situation in Den mark had become said one DNB dispatch broadcast from Ber It is pointed out the dispatch that the situation there is not quite as might Be ex pected in view of the extremely correct attitude shown by all Ger man authorities In CTurn to Page 7 ARE LANDED IN I A PACIFIC Northwest Oct 6 in naval action in the five Japanese were land ed recently at a Pacific northwest port and whisked away under guard to a previously prepared de tention An official source confirmed that the prisoners were handed over to the army by the navy after their capture in the northern war They were the first Japanese pris oners of war to arrive in the Paci fic Northwest and were believed to be the first in the continental Uni ted Behind their capture and arrival in the States there lies a dramatic story of an engagement not yet of ficially said the Seattle addec that one of thefive wasan believed at one time to have been a Seattle As they left the gray ship and stepped down the gangplank where a provost marshals detail awaited the prisoners care fully averted their faces from a shaft of light streaming out of a nearby the paper They walked with bowed heads the length of the dock under the curi ous scrutiny of American army and navy most of whom were seeing their actual enemy for the first Italians Claim Battleship Has Been Sunk 6 sink ing of a United States battleship of the Mississippi class in the Atlantic off West was reported by the Italia high command in a special com munique There was no confirmation from any other source for this claim nor any indication that United States warships were operating in that The communique said the Italian scored four torpedo hits on the battleship at Rome today The broadcast by the Rome credited the sink ing to the an ocean going type which previously had been reported by the Italians to have sunk a United States battle ship of the Maryland class near Brazil last May This more than four months still has no confir The Navy Department in Wash ington said it had no comment to make on the The Mississippi is the oldest ot three battleships grouped by the United States as the New Mexico They are the Idaho and New Mexico each and the which was completed Each of these battleships mounts 12 14inch and 12 fiveinch guns as her chief weapons and each car ries three planes and two All three were modernized be tween 1930 and when they were fitted with heavier protec tion including thicker decks and antitorpedo During 1941 their antiaircraft batteries were strengthened and their topside protection was DEMAND REJECTED Oct 6 demand ay Hitler that Denmark agree to her voluntary incorporation into a bloc of model states as a show piece of the Nazi new order has been rejected by the little mon the Free Danish Council here reported demand was said tohave jeen accompanied by a threat that Jie Gestapo would run Denmark if it were Allied Air Forces Down 22 Planes on Three Strategic Fronts SUPPLY SHIP DESTROYED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct evidence that Japanese footholds in New the Solomon Is lands and the Aleutians were be coming traps of destruction for the invaders planes and ships emerged today out of new Allied successes in the battle of the Pa On the three strategic fronts Allied and American airforces shot down a total of 22 Japanese planes within the last damaged two blew up a supply bombed a destroyer out of com hit two cargo strafed barges and blasted enemy ground forces and The costly price of Japanese ac tivity in the Solomons was demon strated in a Navy Department re port The covering four days of action up to October reported destruction ot 10 enemy boosting the to tal shot down in this war theater tot229 to Amid frequent clashes with ene my marines prevent ed any major changes in their hardwon positions on Guadalcanal but the Japanese succeeded in landing small troop reinforcements at night Four enemy seeking to cover a small land ing at Viru became a tar get of dive bombers and torpedo planes and one war ships was left dead in the the navy No American losses were Australians Advance Douglas Au stralian headquarters told of fur ther advances by Australian jun gle troops in New Still without contacting the the ground forces pushed past Ka last community south of the milehigh gap in the towering Ow en Stanley Mountain and pressed Gains of about three miles in the Kagi area and of about six miles to the Myola Lakes in another ad vance were accompanied by Allied air activities which brought down three Japanese planes over the Buna base on New Gui neas southeast and four more over enemy airfields at Ra New In the Aleutian the Japanese also were paying heavily for American forces which Saturday announced occupa tion of the Andreanof group of is lands Dutch Harbor and Turn to Page 7 DOCTORS BEING TOO KANSAS Oct 6 are being The army and the War Man power Commission hope to leave one of them for each civil Fred Rankin of chief consulting sur geon to the told the south west clinical society meeting last Colonel Prankin drew this out line There is already a roster of to physicians who have volunteered to serve civilian communities stripped of their doc tors by the armed Meanwhile the ratio of 65 doc tors to each men in the army is being maintained on a voluntary and should be continued by that There are to physicians in active army or civilian The problem is one of distribu I dont believe the level of practice ought to be below one doctor for each Yet Kentucky has one county with one doctor for 743 and another with one doctor for A problem that soon will become Colonel Rankin is maintaining the supply of young doctors going into with the drafting of 18 and 19year olds It may have to be met by pro viding for an enlisted mens re serve to remain in medical he 6 Min ister Churchill told the House of Commons today we are quite clear that no statement from His Majes tys government is called for at the present time further than those al ready given on the question of aid to He spoke in response to a ques tion as to whether the government had any statement to make on Pre mier Joseph Stalins letter to Hen ry chief of the Associat ed Press Moscow In the Stalin called upon the allies to fulfill their obliga tions fully and on Asked whether there was the closest integration in staff matters between Russia and Churchill replied I have really nothing to certainly not on the spur of the the carefully weighed statement I have made on this sub and I would strongly advise the house not to press these mat ters unduly at a period which is War At A Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS for Stalingrad goes into seventh week with Rus sian defenders crushing sledge hammer assault by Germans and attackers north of city knif ing deeper into German of emergency declared at as patriots sabotage German in stallations RAF returns again with 200 planes to bomb German cen report Brit ish attack on central El Amalein front communique in Washington reveals increasing ac tivity Japs with more planes and ships shot down and leaving Japs who advanced in v I Americans To Pay OneThird Of National Income In Taxes In Coming Says George Britain Has NothingFurther To Say On Question of Aid To Churchill Declares To Commons GENERAL MacARTHURS Head Oct 6 American longrange B25 bombers heavily attacked a Japanese con voy heading north from Buna yes a headquarters announce ment said raising the ques tion whether the enemy had at tempted to withdraw part of his forces or to land reinforcements for his hardpressed troops falling back in the Owen Stanley moun The attack upon the In cluding two destroyers and a large came as the bloodless al lied advance across the Papuan peninsula continued through its eighth consecutive The Japa nese vessels apparently had slipped into Buna under coverof darkness and results of the air attack were not Two formations of American Billy the type which raided on the They were met by a flight of six to 12 Japanese three of which were shot down against the loss of one of the at tacking A CBS correspondent broadcast ing from Australia Tuesday said the entire future of operations in northern New where the Japanese have footholds at Lae and may depend on the an swer to whether the Japanese were attempting to land reinforcements or to remove their troops from the Buna This correspondent recalled that the Japanese withdrew from Milne below when they real ized the odds were against them and that they might be doing the same thing While it would be unwise to say that the Japanese have abandoned the northern New Guinea cam he the fact remains that the enemy is retreating through the Owen Stanley moun tains in a great and for once has elected to risk loss of Allied airmen ran into the strongest Japanese aerial defense encountered in recent weeks in yes terdays raids on Buna and on in New They re ported however that they account ed for seven Japanese Zeroes against but weather pre vented a small part of this force from reaching its Those that did get there pounded runways and dispersal areas of the Rabaul Turn to Page 7 certainly significant Churchills statement was greet ed by cries of hear His suggestion not to press these matters unduly was in line with his warning last week against spec ulation on the possible time and place of allied offensive The first question was asked by Laborite Author Greenwood and this was Churchills complete an swer i I of read and con sidered the statement referred to and we are quite clear that no from his majestys gov ernment is called for at the present time further than those that have been already given on this subject Then Aneurin another labor inquired Is it not a fact that factory workers and groups of workers in institutions all over the country are discussing the implications of Stalins statement Is it the House of which is not have the opportunity of consider ing it the Prime Minister realize the very serious effect on war production that may happen if a feeling grows that there is any misunderstanding between the So viet Union and ourselves Will there not be an early opportunity of clearing the public mind in this matter Churchill responded I have nothing to add to the statement I have just Saying that Stalins letter seemed to indicate that there is not the closest relations in coordinating staff work for political a third laborite Fred erick asked for assur ance that there is the closest in tegration in staff matters between Russia and this It was to this that the Prime Minister gave the answer which brought the Houses shouts of hear the House to avoid pressing these matters unduly at a period which is cer tainly significant The discussion soon was cut after Clement an opposition had repeated that there was a tremendous amounts of over Stalin statement and asked thS Prime Minister to consider an early opportunity of discussing it in the Scrap Scraps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Theres nothing like getting in a plug for your own home town while waging a scrap two mayors could prove even calling upon the pretty WAACs to help pick up the steel and iron Here are some of the recorded doings as the 21day drive led by the nations newspapers moved in to its second week The mayor of Minneapolis offered to wager a barrel of Minneapolis flour against anything the mayor of Paul could offer that his city would collect more scrap per The Paul mayor replied that he would accept the wager from what was once a great flour city and pledged a 50pound dressed lamb from the greatest quality packing center in the United DBS from nearby Fort Des Moines will drive trucks in Des Moines houseto house canvass for scrap next Payne Ratner announced his wife had found a scrap treasuretrove of old iron in the sidewalls of longvacant horse stalls in the garage which served as a barn years Turn to Page 2 Less Than Hajf of States Motorists Are Observing New Speed Limit 6 than half of Michigans motorists are complying with the new state wide 35milesanhour speed imposed by the governor as a war time tire conservation the state highway department report ed It based the statement on in formation derived in a weekend survey at counting stations scat tered through the but added that the proclamation has resulted in somewhat slower Enforcement of the limit has been left temporarily on an honor system depending largely on patriotism of individual driv Caesar chief of the traffic division of the state said compliance of an appreciable number of motorists itself providedavenue for stricter enforcement The driver traveling 40 and 45 miles an hour while others are traveling at 35 creates a hazard Scavarda The law says speed must be reasonable and prudent in relation to traffic and road No matter what his the fellow who is driving faster than the flow of weaving in and is speeding and the law requires his State police officers report they warned 308 speeding drivers and arrested 23 of them Saturday and Their survey indicated better compliance in day save for motorists who had al lowed themselves little time to spare while driving to Ann Arbor to attend the football game Satur The highway department released by Donald showed per cent of the drivers tabulated exceeded the 35mile that per cent of them traveled in excess of 45 miles an hour and per cent fas ter than It the average speed of passenger vehicles had dropped from miles an hour in September to while the average speed of trucks dropped from miles an hour to A September survey had shown cent of all passenger cars on the road traveled faster than 21 per cent faster than Morgenthau Wants 6 Billions More Than Those in Pending Measure Oct 6 Chairman George DGa of the finance committee told the Senate today the American people would pay taxes totaling or onethird of the national during the coming year under pending George took the floor to explain the gigantic new revenue bill after a proposal by Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau for in new over and above those in the pending mea had aroused clockroom de mands for a sales Previously the finance committee had laid before the Senate its for mal report on the in which it criticized Houseapproved rates on corporation profits and defended its action in reducing potential taxation on business as desirable in order to encourage efficient cor poration management in Georges estimate on overall taxation included in federal levies and in state and local He esti mated national income at Since March the House and means the House it self and then the Senate finance committee have been working on the tax Seek to Economy Opening debate on the latest version of the Senator George attributed the length of time consumed in its preparation to a sincere effort to prevent the drastic increases fronf causing severe inequities and unduly inter fering with our In framing our tax he said in a prepared we had to exercise considerable care in not imposing such a severe rate on corporations as to disrupt the na tional economy of our that will 5 be collected from corporate and individual income and excess profits he said would come from corporations and from In deciding that the total nor mal and surtax rate should not ex ceed 40 per we gave careful consideration to the effect of such a rate upon our economv and also considered the effect of the rates levied by other George In some at the tax rate is higher than that of Great the Senators figures If we look at the first bracket of individual income tax rates in this he we will find that the total normal and surtax rate amounts to 10 per In the 5 per cent victory tax raises this total to 24 per If we add to this the 40 per cent im posed upon we will have a total rate of 64 per cent on individual incomes as compared with the British rate of 50 per in Great no state or local taxes are Reasons for Credit George saidthe committee gave careful consideration to the recom mendations of Chairman Donald Nelson of the War Production Board hi fixing the excess profits rate at 90 per cent with a 10 per cent postwar given in non noninterest bearing bonds payable after the He gave four main reasons for the postwar credit With a high corporate it will give the taxpayer an im mediate incentive to make the cor poration more efficient in its opera tion and keep its costs down to a reasonable It will allow more immed iate revenue to the government than could otherwise be secured under high It will provide the corpora tion with a postwar reserve to en able it to undertake the task of rehabilitation and readjustment after the By having a tendency to hold down it will offset some what the effect of an unduly high excess profits tax upon 7 Million New Taxpayers George estimated the broadening of the individual income tax base by reducing the personal exemp tions would add approximately new with more added by a reduction of the credit for dependents from to In order to raise the large amount of additional revenue re quired it is necessary to reach down into the lower income group and in doing so I felt it preferable to levy a tax such as the victory rather than a general retail sales Senator George Turn to Page 7 AUCTIONS Auction southeast of Oakley See on Market Auction west and south of Irving SM on
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