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   Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - October 7, 1942, Adrian, Michigan                                ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Warmer OB Fan OCTOBER 1942 PRICE 3 JEN KILLED JAILED IN Gestapo Reinforcments Rush ed to Norway as Tide of Sabotage Rises EMERGENCY PROCLAIMED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Commis sioner Josef Terboven and new contingents of the German secret police enforced a reign of terror In the Norwegian province of Trondheim today after executing 10 prominent Norwegians and ar resting an estimated 700 more in ah effort to stem a rising tide of reports to Scandinavian circles here A state of emergency has been proclaimed in Trondheim and a coastal strip 400 miles Ter boven announced severe punish ment would follow the slightest Herboven had been in Trondheim only a few hours yesterday when a Nazi fir ing squad claimed the lives of the first ten Among those Stock holm dispatches were Henry well known theater manager Harald city councilman and social democratic editor and Per ship Norwegian circles here said a bank two a civil engineer and a building contractor also were among those The property of ail the victims was All were said to be from Roeros and Ork Generosity Finished Announcing that the new mea sures were instituted to break the sabotage threatening the countrys supply Terboven was re ported to have declared Turn to Page 9 PreCooked Hams Bring Bids of Sales at the victory auction in the Masonic Temple last night those of the fair grounds by more than according to A pf the auction In of war bonds were sold last Merchandise for the auction was donated by merchants the Last minute contribu tions included ten pounds of cof fee given by Duke Adrian grocer and one ton of coal given by the Matthes Coal Company of Among the larger bids was one of by Joseph Vogel for a precooked ham a bid for a radio by Wayne Sowers on be half of the Adrian Elks bid by Theodore Mat thes for a chair a bid by Max Frank for a Llewellin setter pup a bid by William Notes for a precooked ham a bid by Charles county bond sales committee for two pounds of City Policeman Lawrence Duncan looked in at the auction while walking his beat and bid for a bag of chicken feed Al Linehan of Adrian served as auctioneer and the Adrian senior high school band was pres ent in Another auction will be held before the Christmas TROOPS LAND IN ALEUTIANS Fully equipped to meet any attack from sea or troops occupied an island of the Andrea nof group in the Aleutian chain to establish bases to operate against the Japanese on Kiska The operation took several days but not once did the Japanese make an attack on the which had only the protection of naval patrol planes on the first Supplies are shown being brought to the beach in landing Associated Press photo from Army Signal Corps ID AID TFARNIS Employment Office Reports Harvest Hands Needed Lenawee county factory estimated to number in war production are being solicit ed to help harvest farm crops this Clifford manager of the Adrian office of the United States Employment said Letters sent to the managers of approximately 35 factories in Ad rian and vicinity by the employ ment service this week request the cooperation of the management in bringing the farm labor shortage to the attention of the The plan was devised by Rice because of the shortage of agri cultural workers in this area and an indicated critical need for help in the very near asked to post jcfBoisnopUierbuUetiri boards irig workers to help on farms a few hours a outside of reg ular working They are ask ed to write their names and ad dresses on the so that work in their localities may be called to their Farmers leave their requests for helpers at the employment and they will pay the workers they GENERAL MacARTHURS 7 IP milehigh gap in the Owen Stanley range apparently was firm y back in allied hands today with Australian advance still on the pushing on toward the downslope to the Japanese base at Kokoda across the mountains from Port The chance of a Japanese stand in the high ridges seemed hourly more remote as dispatches from the inland New Guinea battlefront reported the Australians continuing their steady advance on the trail of the Japanese who once pushed within 32 miles air line of Port Moresby before being out flanked and hurled 7 BBC broadcast a United States warning today that French people should evacuate places where work is being done for Germans be cause of increasing American air attacks on GOFF ILL PLEASED ionibers alone have sunlt or damag ed more than 40 Axis ships in the Mediterranean in an increasingly active role in the battle of North it was disclosed here Alone and with units of the American heavy and medium bomb ers have been dropping an average of pounds of explosives a month on General Rommels lines of supply by sea and Figures from Country Are Not Yet Available Richard county salvage said today that he is well satisfied with the progress of the collection of scrap metal now under No exact figures on the amount of metal collected so far are available but the piles in the various collection points in the county are growing Turn to OLD Page 9 Dieppe Raid and Englands Effort is Described by British Consul Describing his visit with the Windsor Canadian troops just be fore they left for the Dieppe raid and relating his impressions of England as he found Cyril British Consul at spoke at the Adrian Exchange club ing He returned from England only Cain said that 65 percent of the entire population in Eng land now was mobilized for He said that Britain alone was outproducing Germany and had outproduced the world until the United States took this He gave unstinted praise to the women of England who are doing mens work in almost every field and making new production records at it Its true that Dieppe gave our boys 50 per cent he But if you expect a land ing in Europe at a cheaper youre Only 40 Amer ican rangers went on that trip and a handful of The rest were Canadian regular many of them close friends of and they had been traininghard in Britain for two There would have been riots If they hadnt got the Un fortunately a big gasoline precious as a cargo of with two flakships got In the and the surprise element was lost But any landing on Europe LlwUI take a heavy toll of Dont expect The women are learning new trades and new war he The WAAFS man all the and do a fine job as everything but firing the The WRENS run the motor boats and you cant find a man any truck or lorry anywhere un less it is overthree The women took over every job that didnt require a I saw women making the Sten machine guns at the rate of one a I saw them making 16inch guns for the running the 60ton cranes required there and cutting ma chines as big as Of course men engineers set such jobs so they I spent a lot of time with your American to see how they were adjusted to it One Nashville sergeant who had just and could have complained over the unfinished of and being stuck with cold shaving water at barracks and warm beer at the only said Well its not as bad as I And that was a real compliment They are taking up our institution of afternoon tea with a Theyll be making their own tea when they get home London has been blitzed so he that Bermond his boyhood didnt look familiar in any and he had trouble finding his way about the London streets he knew best Of fice wear overcoats be cause the glass is put there is none for replacement One who goes to work before me he the for six be cause of muslin windows and AUCTIONS Oct Sthi Auction southwest ol on Household auction to See on Market Furniture auction at See BULLETINS 7 5Vlhe Senate rejected today a proposal by Senator LaFollette to boost corporation taxes yearly by increasing normal and surtax rates to a com bined total of 50 per Oct 7 Rankin told the House today that Wendell Willkie al ready has brought more embar rassment to the Allies by his wild statements than any other per I am glad to see that the ad ministration declines to take any responsibility for his campaign or atory Rankin alt er saying that Polo Will kie was in China yesterday ana probably by now is on his way to Rankin said he recognized WU1 Iries night to say what he damned but he expressed hope that people of the Orient would understand that Republi can nominee for President in the last election was indulging in cam paign oratory Dominican Sisters Observe Golden Jubilee The Sisters of Saint Dominic of the Congregation of the Most Holy Rosary are today celebrating the golden jubilee of their founding in Michigan and many hierarchy of the Catholic Sisters from their rela tives and friends united with them in a sense of gratification and satis faction of work well It was a distinct honor that two five one Can 12 monsignori and more than 200 eightMother Generals and hundreds of Sisters of visiting orders came to the Mother House at Siena Heights to extend sincere congratulations on the work of the Sisters of Dominic as a teach ing Todays celebration was the culmination of months of plan ning by the Sisters and proceeded with the customary smoothness of a well laid Preside At Mass His the Most Rever end Edward Arch bishop of and His the Most Reverend John Mc Arch bishop of presided at the Turn to Page 6 10 BE m ZONE Tire Conservation Order Given Legal GoAhead 7 entire trunkline highway system Monday will become a safety zone to give force of law to Governor Van Wagoners proclamation im posing a speed limit of 35 miles an hour upon motor The attorney general division gave a legalistic goahead to the drastic wartime tire conservation receding from previously ex pressed James chief assist ant attorney personally edited the then transmitted a memorandum to Donald Ken state highway commissioner informing him document now was in compliance with the law The order declared that on ant after Oct12 the entire trunklini system shallconstituteTatraf fie control in which it will be illegal to exceed 35 miles an hour with misdemeanor penalties allow iijg fines and jail I requires the signatures of Kennedy and Oscar state police Attorney General Herbert J Rushton earlier had held the law did not allow a statewide speed Shepherd said th new order was acceptable because it has been stripped of politica advertising which the highway de partment attempted to insert in th original which Rushton Actually the speed limit already is in effect by the governors pro and violators run tin risk of being reported to gasolin rationing boards for possible re striction of the fuel allowance when rationing presumably the state police report they have ample authority to arrest fo speeding any person who weave in and out of traffic creat ing a hazardous condition whil passing those who comply with th speed limit aFollette Wants Corpora tion Levies Loop holes in Law Closed OTHER INCREASES URGED 7 ienator LaFollette in a report filed today hat the revenue bill now before 3ie Senate places an unfair and dangerous share of the increased tax burden upon lower income f In a minority report submitted as the Senate began its second day of debate on the record breaking LaFollette urged adop tion of amendments which he said would jack up corporation taxes and close loopholes of the present law to obtain an additional over the in new revenues sponsors say the bill will LaFollette charged that the as approved by the com commits a double offense against sound national policy in the present He said that in the first the bill failed to raise a reason able maximum of revenue which is available without undue failed to plug loopholes of the present law and failed to tax large incomes and inheritances heavily In the second he said the high individual income tax rates in the lower brackets threatened to encroach upon subsistence stand ards of in effect taxing bread out of peoples LaFollette proposed to raise an additional annually by increasing surtaxes on corpora tions with yearly income of or so that they would pay a combined normal and surtax rate of 50 per Other Increases Proposed Other increases he proposed in cluded Compulsory joint individual in come tax tax ation of income from existing ant future issues of state and local se elimination of percentage depletion now allow President Does Not Think It Is Worthwhile To Read Willkie 2nd Front Stories ed mines and oil 000 increased individual incom surtax and in creased estate and gift Turn to Page 9 LEADS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was like a roll call of the nation with cities and littlf whistlestops chanting look wha were deep in the job of gath ering every bit of steel and iron junk for ravenous war to day poured in heartening reports on progress in the 21day special metal salvage drive led by the na tions The although unofficia and showed the coun try really bending an elbow to ge old metal started on the way to eventual abode in ships This was part of the story states alone have collected so far the started Sept 28 and ends estimate tons of or pounds if figured at the rate o pounds to the Turn to Page 2 Japanese Apparently Desperate To Regain Guadalcanal Base By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ent Japanese desperation to regain seemingly at any cost Guadalcanal air base in the Solo mons from which they were driven by Marines portended today a new struggle for control of the strategic Striving to halt mounting and costly losses inflicted on their air and navy strength by American planes operating the Japanese under cover of dark ness have enlarged their Guadal canal forces but at the further ex pense of U planes and a damaged heavy The landing of enemy reinforce ments was reported by the navy yesterday to have been accom plished on Oct 3 and In doing so they raised their total losses in the twomonths old battle of the Solomons to 230 aircraft destroyed and 30 vessels sunk or On another vital front the Allied land and air offen sive hourly reduced the Japanese to the important Port Moresby base on New Guineas south east coast north ward over mountainous only recently held by the Australian troops approached to within four mile sof the Owen Stanley Mountain General Douglas MacArthurs headquarters announced last still without major Word that MacArthur himself was in the field came a dis patch from somewhere in New Guinea disclosing that he was on the island Oct 3 and presented the Armys silver award to Russian CounterAttack Between Don A nd Volga Forces Germans Backward By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS toward clarifying misunderstand ings and removing complications Jiat may have arisen in the Brit ishAmerican program of aid to embattled Russia were under way President Roosevelt announced at his press conference yesterday that United States Ambassador William Standley was return ing from his post in the Soviet Union to and Moscow dis patches said the ambassador was bringing with him his military and naval other words his experts on questions of lendlease deliveries to Russia and on all as pects of the critical military situ ation At the same the President told reporters he had scanned the head lines reporting Wendell Willkies recent demand for a second front but had not thought it worthwhile to read the In addition to Ambassador Roosevelt said sev eral other American in cluding Laurence the ambassador to would return to Washington soon to re Steinhardt already has reached this Shortly after the Presidents an the State Department disclosed the signing of a British AmericanSoviet protocol covering Vern Associated Press war correspondent who had been lost 43 days in the jungle afte being forced to parachute from disabled army Bomb Jap Airfields The Australian advance toward the enemys main positions in New Guinea was accompanied by Allied bombing of Japanese airfields in Buin and Buka in the northern Medium bombers blast ed Bukas dispersal buildings and antiaircraft posi causing fires and A fresh Japanese effort to re capture the Guadalcanal airbase from which the American air at tacks appeared imminent as the enemys efforts to reinforce their scattered detachments on the island Turn to Page 9 Oct 7 strong force of RAF made a con centrated attack last night on the German industrial and railway town of the air min istry said Six of our aircraft are the air ministry a pro vince was last by British bombers Aug The raid last night was the sec ond upon Germany in as many Air Minister Sir Archibald Sin clair told the House of Commons today that RAF bombers were reported lost over northern Europe during the ninth month ended 30 but said the British were suffering a lower rate of cas ualties than the German air forces attacking this Asked why British losses were so much greater than those of the allied Sinclair replied that no allied forces have had to face the tremendous strength of the German night antiaircraft and searchlight defenses in western Denying that the bomber com mands policy was responsible for high he said on the AU the losses are extraord in inarily The loss of six planes last night indicated a force of about 12 bombers made the Osnabrueck at under the normal five per cent casualty The operations came after day light solo attacks upon points in western Germany by Britains new mosquito bombers and a raid a dusk by a concentration of these swift craft which fired a factor and a power station near Hengelo the Wing Commander Edwards who was awarded the Victoria Cross for slipping under high ten r sion wires to bomb Bremen by day a light from an altitude of 50 feet directed the Hengelo Turn to Page 9 the delivery of supplies to Russia and giving formal acceptance to agreements already in effect pro viding for uninterrupted continu ance of the supply program agreed on at the Moscow conference a Details Not Announced Details of the arrangement were not but it was noted that the signing of the protocol and the announcement that Ambas sador Standley was coming home to report came soon after Premier Stalins blunt statement of Sun day that Allied aid was relatively neffective and calling on the Al lies to fulfill their obligations fully and on Neither the at his press nor Prime Minis ter Churchill in the House of Commons yesterday let fall any hint of their attitude toward the second front implications of the Stalin Nor did the State Departments announcement of a threepower protocol on Rus sian aid deliveries refer in any way to the RooseveltMolotov second front statement of last The text of the announcement There was signed today by the Acting Secretary of State Sumner His Excellency Maxim the ambassador of the Soviet Union in and Sir Ronald British minister in Washington a protocol regarding the delivery by the Uni ted States and Grat Britain to the Soviet Union of military equip and raw mate Thss protocolgives formal ex pression to agreements already in effect for some months and which provided for the continuance with out interruption of the supply pro gram at the Moscow conference a year Welles told his press conference on Monday that everything hu manly possible already was being done tohelp FARMERS TO DISCUSS THE QUESTION OF LOVE Special to The Telegram Cambridge at its meetingSat urday has chosen the topicTs it better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all for its discussion James Pomona Grange will lead the The meeting will be held in the home of and A potluck din the annual fair will be Other parts of the program will be the roll to which mem bers by telling of their a duet by Ray Shugars and Slee a chip Basket by and music by Lisle War At A Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reds report slaughter of Nazi reserves in wip ing out wedge northwest of Stalin grad and tank forces within city also claim defenders hold on Black Sea coast and central SECOND diplo matic and military envoys return ing from Moscow to report on Stal ins demand for more and speedie Wendell in China calls for worldwide united nation offensive and selfrule for after Roosevelt UNCONQUERED execute ten prominent Norwegian to crush rising tide of sabotage while resentment against German rule sweeps Denmark and bomb blast in Paris movie kills two wounds EUROPEAN blasts German industrialrai with hundredodd los ing patrol strike to wipe out garrison of Axis strong point allied fliers plaste scornthecos attempts to regain lost Solomon forecasts new struggle for Guadal retreat on New Guineas Port Says We Are Ready to Deliver Some Knockout Punches Oct 7 dell Willkie called upon the United Nations today for an allout arm ed offensive everywhere and said he expected to dedicate his life to urging a postwar world where all men can be free and with gov ernments of their own It is my personal opinion that the time has come for an allout armed offensive everywhere by all United Willkie said in a statement on his tour of 13 We are ready to deliver some knockout punches if I can believe what I have seen with my own At the press conference Wfflkie aid this is my own my own personal statement That goes for all my public he speak for no one else and no one else ever speaks for Turn to Page 4 TD TRENCH WARFARE Enemy Hurls Fresh Divisions Into Street Fighting at Stalingrad By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 7 Marshal Timoshenkos counterdrive be tween the Don and the Volga bit deeper today into the north flank of the German wedge into Stalin grad and Russian dispatches said the Germans were falling back desperately upon trench warfare in an attempt to halt the onslaught and save their At whose fate hung in the the Germans hurled whole new fresh from the into the bitter street fighting against outnumbered de fenders who sagged before the im pact but surged back and held through the 44th day of Dispatches from the battlefront said that across the steppes north west of Stalingrad the offensive was firmly in Russian hands in a relief attack of increasing scope against hastilydug German trench lines studded with halfsunken tanks as strong At one point along the line the Russians reported killing Ru manian troops and capturing others who tried to hold a small and in other sectors the counter thrust was declared to be gaining grounij and improving the Russian The army Red said a dangerous situation devel oped as the Germans reached the depth of an industrial but heavy Soviet counterattacks cleared much of the The Red Army were reinforced by night and new fighter planes flew to their Thrown From Positions The Germans were declared hurled from the gardens and orchards by garrison forces led by elite Explo sive and incendiary bombs caused considerable houses of the settlemeirt and many civilians among the The location of the settlement was not but many of the Soviet factories in that area are several miles from the It is obvious that it was not any of the workers communities along the because no dispatches mentioned the Marshal Timoshenkos shock di visions maintained groundgaining pressure against the strongly en trenched Germans northwest of the dispatches This area likewise has never been specifically other than as embracing a region of the steppes between the Don and the Diplomatic developments accom panied the death Ambassador William planning to leave soon for Washington to confer with President Roosevelt on coordina tion of American and Soviet war efforts to the was received by Premier Stalin last Presumably they discussed Rus sian expressions of dissatisfaction with the assistance received from the UnitedStates and Britain and Stalins written suggestion that the allies fulfill their obligations fully and on Turn to Page 9 Wallace Fears Third World War Over the Question of Rubber NEW Oct 7 adoption of a high tariff on natural rubber to protect the synthetic rub ber industry might lead within a few years to a Third World saysVice President As part of our drive for victory in the war we must get rubber wherever we can and as fast as we can regardless of the he asserted in a statement written at the invitation of the New York Daily News and published in that newspaper the main supply of new rubber during the war will have to be Wallace declared that chemists had told him the cost of producing synthetic rubber would be reduced greatly when quantity production got Any commodity which can be produced more efficiently and more cheaply in this country than elsewhere will certainly be pro duced and sold for less than the cost of natural there will be no need for a rubber which is the real point at most people do not realize the extent to which the cost of producing natural rubber can be reduced as a result of modern methods of production and the use of highyielding strains of rubber To give rubber security to the nation in the it will not be year in and year to produce all of our supply syntheti Wallace For future national rubber se he it will be sufficient if we have plant facili ties and technical knowledge for the production of synthetic rubber which we PPH quickly mobilize in case of sudden meanwhile pushing ahead with research that will keep improving the quality and reducing the cost Wallace declared that Mexico and the Central and South Ameri can countries are going ahead with plans which within a few years will place them on an effi cient rubber production and went on Regardless of whether our old Eastern source of rubber be comes available we can look to a good supply of cheap natural rubber near at A tariff wall to protect an infant synthetic rubber industry in this country would not only force our consumers to pay higher costs but would be a severe blow to these countries and their faith and He declared that real national security in the broad sense cannot be obtained by attempting to be selfsufficient in everything as the Nazis during the last 10 years tried to Adoption by the United States of a new isolationism on the Nazi after this war is he would force the rest of the world to do likewise and would lead within a few years to world war National in this broad must be based on united or ganization that will protect every country against Such united protection against aggres sion could not exist without inter national intercourse and and it would be tragic if the United States made such protection impos sible by following Nazilike policies toward rubber and other com   

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