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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - October 15, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Cooler OTeathtx Details no Two OCTOBER 1942 PRICE 3 To Remain Integral Part of New Tax Bill When Ready For Final Action ITS NECESSITY STRESSED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct joint congressional committee today ap peared heading toward an agree ment on a new and untried system of taxation designed to raise a part of which be only borrowed from the taxpayers and returned to them after the Although he said House members had not disclosed their Chairman George DGa of the Senate Finance Committee express ed confidence that postwar re bates for both individuals and cor porations would remain an integral part of the new revenue bill when it is presented for final The joint group planned to wade mass of noncontrover sial amendments before getting down to the chief disputed the 5 per cent victory tax on in dividual earnings above year ly and Senate changes in House approved corporation Both of these proposals involved post war as well as current de ductions for payments on These provisions were inserted by the Senate primarily to the blow of stiff new tax rates which will have the effect of mak ing individuals pay 24 normal and surtax plus 5 victory the first taxable dollar of their net income and will levy 90 per cent against corporation excess To Hit People Bard The need for a postwar rebate to soften the impact was emphasiz ed by Senator Walsh an other who told reporters The American people have no idea yet how hard this bill is going to hit The Senate attached the post war credit to the victory tax under which single persons could claim credit for 24 per cent of the vic tory tax they with a limit of and married persons could claim 40 per plus 2 per cent for each up to Taxpayer John with a gross income of a would pay a year victory If he would have a credit of If his credit would be and if he had one additional dependent it would increase to If he made no claims for a cur rent the treasury simply would give him a bond or a certifi cate which would bear no interest and could not be cashed or transferred until after the he could take immed iate credit for life insurance prem payments on or gov ernment bond If these did not equal his total he would get a bond or certificate for the If the victory tax had al ready been withheld from John Does salary and he could claim in surance and debt payments or bond purchases equal to or exceeding the maximum credit that applied to his the or or as the case might would be applied against what was due from nim the next March on his regular income NOTED DOCTOR DEAD Oct 15 David well known specialist in childrens diseases and former health officer at died at his home here yesterday after He was 61 years a short A native of Kalamazoo and graduate of the University of Levy came to de troit in 1911 after postgraduate studies in Vienna and Berlin and achieved wide He was health officer in Kalamazoo from 1907 to NAVY SINKS SIX JAP SHIPS IN SOLOMONS NEWI GEORGIA MALAITA Six Japanese heavy four destroy ers and a sunk by a Navy task force in a 30minute battle west of Savo Island the night of October when the Japanese attempted to land reinforcements on Guadalcanal Island in the The Japanese then with drew to the west dotted line and in two attacks Navy and Marine planes from the Guadalcanal air port damaged one and possibly two cruisers and a destroyer south of New Georgia Island October Welfare and Social Aid Reports Are Made to Lenawee Supervisors The administration of social wel fare in Lenawee county was de scribed to the board of supervisors yesterday by representatives of the board of social William director of the Arthur and Harold state1 all A printed report ol the relief statistics of the Bureau of Social Aid was also submitted by Carra Ruesinks report covered the expenditures from the direct reliel which is by the state on a fiftyfifty basisi Total receipts for the fiscal year from the county and state were Heavy Cover May Reduce Years Pheasant Kill An opening day hunting expedi tion in Lenawee county ended dis astrously for two Wayne county hunters Both were arrested by county conser vation and charged with game law Lincoln pleaded guilty to charges of hunting before the 8 oclock deadline and failing to wear his license tag on his outer gar ment at his arraignment today be fore Justice Franklin His hunting Stev of Detroit was charged with transporting a loaded gun in an Both were sentenced to pay a 510 fine and costs of or to serve a 30 day Stevers paid and was Brown was trying to make arrangements to Just to make the day a complete the only shot they got at a pheasant The misty weather that greeted hunters this morning kept many at there were scores who disregarded the inclement weather to take advant age of the fact that pheasants arent so wary on the first day of the Olmstead said this morning that while the birds are at least as plentiful as in the kill probably will be lighter because of the extra heavy cover which pro tects the birds this Heavy rains during the summer caused vegetation in the fields to grow more rapidly than Early reports from hunters indi cated that pheasants were taking advantage of the heavy and sitting refusing to be flushed until hunters and dogs were on top of 3 Junk Dealers Get WPB Awards For Quick Turnover of Scrap In recognition of their work in keeping scrap metal from their yards moving jtowarfl smelting three junk dealers Lenawee received county merit awards yesterday from the metal salvage division of the War Pro duction In the award parallels the Navy E given to war plants with high production Two Adrian Louis Frank Son of 306 College Ave and Schneider of the Schneider Auto Parts located at 1312 West Maumee Street re ceived the honor along with Grubb Brothers of The awards were presented by Osborn of Detroit a WPB The Schneider and Grubb Bro thers firms were honored for their efficiency as automobile grave yard To receive the white and blue banner from the they must have com pletely turned over their stock of scrap metal every 60 days and must maintain that rate of turn The Frank award was won on the basis of the firms work as a general scrap In that clas the dealer must show a 33 per cent Increase in ship ments of scrap over the preceding six months WPB figures show that between January and the Frank firm shipped an average of 572 tons of metal each Since that time the shipments have increased until the September total reached 876 Julian Frank said today that the excellent cooperation of Lenawee county manufacturers largely was responsible for the company through earning increased the xaward Every factory has cooperated in the salvage he and I sure want to express my appre Other statistics show that the Schneider firm has cut up and shipped 201 old automobiles weighing tons since April Osborn said that all three firms are doing exceptionally fine jobs of keeping the scrap A few other dealers in the coun ty also are doing good jobs but the labor shortage prevents them from making their quota and winning the he Lenawee county scrap metal dealers as a whole are about aver age with those of other he Only in one or two in stances are scrap dealers failing to he and in those cases it may be necessary to requisition the Combined with a surplus of from the fund totaled The bal ance on hand October was Food Biggest Item Expenses for food for families on relief was the largest item of expense last Ruesink was spent for this Fuel amounted to Medical care cost and rent and shelter ex penses were Total disbursements for this pur pose amounted to Other items of expense were burial nursing den tal services and household necessi Direct relief expenditures reached their highest point in when was The amount per month has declined steadily since and in September was Alliss report dealt chiefly with the operation of the Lenawee county farm and Dur ing the year beginning in the infirmary had a total of resident There were 55 infirmary residents October Eleven deaths occurred among the residents during the Al lis said that the daily cost to keep the the infirmary person or a Valued at He itemized the value of the property and equipment on the county farm and set figure at The estimated value of produce raised on the farm and consumed at the infirmary was Turn to Page 17 Campaign in County Will Last 2 More Weeks The Lenawee county scrap metal campaign conducted with the aid of road commission truclis and em ployees has produced approximately 450 tons of metal for the war ef fort from county a check up by Fred Shoemaker of the road commission revealed The drive will continue for at least two weeks according to Richard and the road com mission will strive for the quota of tons which has been set for the The trucks have turned in ap proximately 167 tons of scrap since the last report was issued At that time 283 tons nad been turned This afternoon the salvage com mittee for Adrian will meet with Groff and Hubert man ager of the Butterfield to discuss plans for a scrap metal show October The price of ad mission will be a minimum of five pounds of George Ar thur Palmer and Allen members of the will assist in the Metal collected by Adrian school students now is being hauled from the schools to junk Only one truck is avail and considerable time will be PAPER ORDER TO BE DELAYED Oct 15 curtailing production of all types of paper will be delayed a week or ten a WPB spokesman said pending a reexamina ion of the action and possible al teration of its WPB announced he appointment of Arthur formerly manager of the Fox River Paper as chief of the pulp and paper Wakeman succeeds David who announced his resig Winton said he felt himself disqualified to rule on lending paper mill curtailments jecause of stock ownership in cer tain Puget sound paper IE SALE STARTED Government Is Purchaser Car Owners Limited to Five Oct 15 largest tire sale in the nations his tory was underway today with only one The motorists everywhere with more than five tires were numbered in the thousands as the government called for every ex cess tire in an effort to keep Amer ica The Defense Supplies Corpora tion has designated 160 warehouses throughout the country as delivery All a prospective seller has to the Office of Price Administra tion explained last is to ask the nearest office of the railroad express agency to send a truck to pick up his The owner will receive a or war totalling from to de pending upon the size and condi tion of the The purchasing plan is connect ed with nationwide gasoline ration ing regulations which limit each private car to five Ration ing the OPA has will be issued 19 cars only after the submit serial numbers their tires and certify they have no more than five for each The maximum penalty for false certification is a fine and a 10year prison In the easts 17 gasolinerationed certification will be requir ed for continuous use of In the rest of the nation where rationing will be effective registration for coupon books begins Value of the relinquished which will be rationed to motorists the basis of will be de at the Tires in good condition will be distribut ed to dealers and those damaged or worn smooth will be repaired or recapped before being OPA ceiling prices for used tires govern the amounts to be The minimum price is for fourth category one useable only as a basic carcass for retread ing or The max imum will be paid for a first category DSC also announced it will pur chase although gasoline rationing regulations do not put a limit on the number a motorisl may Revised Schedule Complies With 35Mile Speed Limit To comply with the new 35mila nationwide speed regulations for both private and Commercial ve the Short Way Bus Lines today announced a new time sche The new schedule provides for a top speed of 35 miles an hour for all Under the new schedule busses will leave Adrian for Jackson at and 11 oclock in the morn ing and at 7 and oclock in the afternoon and Under the old schedule busses left for Jackson at in the morning and at and in the after noon and Busses will for Toledo under the new schedule at and 11 oclock in the morn ing and at 7 and 10 oclock af ternoons and The de parture times for Toledo under the old schedule were and in the mornings and and oclock in the eve The hours for the Hills dale and Ann Arbor runs also have been as well as the tima of arrival of practically alj AUCTIONS Auction at Auct See Public auction southeast of Victor on Market See TO BE DRAFTED Most of Them to Come from Groups Having Secondary He Says SPEED TEENAGE DRAFT t By THE ASSpCIATED PRESS Oct 15 million one hundred thousand more men will have to be drafted by selectiveservice director Lewis Hershey testified today in sup port of legislation to draft 18 and Most of these he told the House Military will come from the group of men having secondary such as and those having a wife The rest would be men with no Hershey estimated that dropping the minimum draft age from 20 to 18 would make available of what is the best of our man He explained to the committee that after 1 selective service must look for its manpower needs to the teenage to men em ployed in agriculture and essential and to the group having Explaining the rapid increase in the induction General Her shey said that during the first six months of this year inductions were at the rate of about increased to more than monthly during the third would be this and approximately in November and in Military committees of both Houses rushed forward today with separate hearings on legislation to put uniforms on the 1819 year old There was a possibility they might be finished by Advocates of the lower age lim it heard in the opening sessions yesterday included Secretary of War Stimson and General George army chief of and Admiral Ernest com manderinchief of the fleet Most Have Worlds Best Army Their in was this The United States must have the best army in the The av erage age of American combat forces is rising to a point no longer acceptable to the War Youngsters with dash and bounce are needed the 18 to 20 year group has what and what doesnt Chairman May House committee said he wanted to finish the hearing Sena tor Gurney author of the bill before the Senate like wise predicted committee approv al before act on President Roosevelts suggestion to cut the age hoped to reach a fmalroll call The has a naval appropriation to pass on and was not expected to vote on the selective service bill until next Turn to Page 17 Lives for Six Years After Suf fering Broken Back Austin 22 years died thisnoon in the home of his and Leonard Weiss of 1143 East Maple from complications developing from an accident suffered six years ago while Weiss was born in Adrian March and attended St Johns parochial While swimming in the River Raisin near Button in he suf fered a broken After months of treatment he recovered suffi ciently to return to Adrian high where he graduated with the class of He recently was employed in the office of the American Chain Cable Although never rugged after the his health began to decline this summer and he had been confined to his bed since He was a member of Johns Lutheran Church and the Young Peoples Society of that Weiss is survived by his and Leonard one Dorothy Bower of one grandmoth William Weiss of and many aunts and The funeral services will be Sunday afternoon at 2 oclock at the Weiss home at 1143 East Ma ple and at oclock in Johns The Manske will officiate and the burial will be in Johns ceme CRUSHED TO DEATH 15 Pere Marquette railroad was crushed to death yesterday when a loaded coal car rammed into his engine after having been switched onto a factory Trainmen said the coal car coasted back from its position on the siding where the crew had shunted it Schallhorn was on the firemans side of his cab with Rus sell the operat ing the antic Battle Shapes Up As Japan Moves Large Forces Toward Solomon Islands Germany Wont Beat Willkie Tells Newspapermen Oct 15 Wendell Willkie stepped out of the role of personal representative of the President and back into that of private citizen today after ending an epochal circuit of the world and appealing anew for a second front From the White House where he reported to President Roosevelt late yesterday on a 000 mile tour that took him to fighting fronts in the Middle Russia and Willkie urged that a second front be He had made the same appeal In Yet he told reporters In my Germany will never conquer Willkie said he had his own opin ion where a second front should be but he was unwilling to name the He based his deci sion that there should be he on talks with military men all over the He said he had seen such men in Egypt and in the Middle and that he had sounded out Rus Chinese and American gen May I say without he that I have had con siderable experience in judging recommendations of technical Seated on a circu lar mahogany table in the White House Willkie asserted with confidence were going to win this We have the power and the resources on our But he said he was concerned over the cost of human lives and human values and over winning the peace as well as the the Republican presi dential nominee in toured 14 countries in 50 days accomplishing certain things for the man who beat him at the These things he regarded as 2 Other Purposes In a formal he said he had two other purposes To demonstrate to our Allies and to a good many neutral coun tries that there is unity in the Uni ted States on the purpose of win ning this said this was his own idea andI nobody had ask To find out all he could about the war and how it could be won quickly so that we can get AFTER AN Aubrey Was Well Known in Banking Circles Special to The Teleeram 45 years president of the First State Savings died at 4 oclock yesterday afternoon in the Bixby hospital in Adrian he underwent an operation for appendicitis about two weeks Moine was born July in Waldron and after being employed in banks at Waldron and came to Morenci six years ago when he became presi dent of the bank Hewas a member of the Waldron Masonic the Morenci Service Club and the American and was director of the Wright Township Mens Chorus at Moine was married in September 1921 to Miss Georgia Masters of He is survived by the widow Georgia one daughter Rose a student at Adrian Col one son Tom at his mother Moine of Wal three sisters Oakley Zimmerman of near Hudson Mrs William Held of Morenci and Lowell Reese of and one brother Ralph of He was preceded in death by his father and a brother The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 oclock in the Ack land Funeral Home and the burial will be n Oak Grove cemeter The Rush will assisted by the Driskill of Stalemate At Stalingrad Continues By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW army forces repelled attacks to maintain the Stalingrad stalemate today while apparently minor tank pen etrations engaged the attention of the defenders of the Central Cau The Soviet Information Bureau announced that the fighting yes terday caused no significant changes at the front German thrusts were repelled 30th at Stalingrad and northwest of the the midnight commun Turn to Page 17 our jobs and won securely so that the peace which follows it will The Republican leader said he had found out a lot and had made some reports along the from Moscow and He said he wanted to put a lot more in writing and to make careful crystalclear reports to the Amer ican He did not say what form these reports would but he did tell reporters he planned to submit no written report to He said he had learned at first hand that a lot of us including public are going to have to stretch our muscles and our minds before we Before I go back to which will be at my old he I am going to do whal I can by an honest piece of report ing to my fellowcitizens to help in this new job which we all face ol reeducating ourselves to win this war and to win the A fourmotored B24 army which flew the paint off her took Willkie around the Bui he returned to New York his starting by train early to The Republican chieftain plan ned to rest a days at his home in Indiana before buckling down to work on his reports to the peo Maceks Followers in Open Revolt Against Puppet Government 15 The Nazicreated state of Croatia was reported torn by civil strife with followers of the power ful peasant Vladimir in open revolt against the puppet government of Ante Yugoslav not names to be uSad saSdf an arzay of well peasants Was battling Pavelics brownshirted the militia which he organized in emulation of Premier Mussolinis The revolt added to the compli cations facing the Axis armies of occupation in already engaged in bitter strife with the insurgent forces of General Draja who has been waging warfare from the fast nesses of the Yugoslav Mihailovic was said to be con stantly reinforcing his and the effectiveness of campaign was demonstrated by official Ital ian figures reporting that Italian soldiers had been killed and wounded in the Balkans in the last 10 Advices from said reports were current there that the Germans might take over control of Croatia and Slovenia because of dissatisfaction with Ita lys failure to cope with continued antiAxis These re ports said Germany might also de mand full control of the Adriatic port of which Italy got from Austria at the end of the first World Scrap Scraps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS East high student who failed to produce a free theater ticket at todays roll call was to be assigned to write essay on The reason each student who brought 10 pounds or more of scrap to the schools salvage pile received a free ticket to a The students yesterday piled up 35 tons of old iron and patrons of the Hotel Patten have to forget about the Market street en trance now and use the one on the Eleventh Street The hdtel removed a set of iron complete with from the Market Street entrance which now will be Total donation of the iron to the scrap pile Miami police dipped away back for a contribu tion to the scrap pile but managed to add a touch of They contributed half a dozen slot ma chines seized 14 years together with two machines taken Monday night in a raid on night city do nated to the scrap pile its ancient horsedrawn fire engine which was bought in 1907 at a cost of Its estimated weight was 8 tons and contained nickel steel and SANTA Barbarans said these scrap pile contributions expressed their senti ments toward Hitler Turn to Page 2 Stimson Reveals That Ameri can Troops Have Been Reinforced BULLETIN By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The United States and Japan were marshaling probably their greatest sea and air forces of the war for a decisive battle in the Solomon Islands today as a vast enemy fleet bore down on Americanheld Guad alcanal A navy bulletin indicated that Japan was sending many of her heaviest units into a huge offensive against the is land and that other warships were steaming up despite heavy losses already inflicted on the The navy said American war planes blasting at the Japanese seaborne reinforcements had already damaged one enemy scored three direct hits on an enemy transport and left two others in 15 Of of War Stimson disclosed today that American army ground and air forces had arrived on Guadalcanal to help defend the Solomon Is lands key point against Jap anese Stimson reported at his press conference also that army forces now were in the New Hebrides and Fiji Islands on the route between the United States and as well as at other points where their presence had been disclosed Stimson did not disclose when the army forces reached Guad or their By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct grim struggle for control of the Solomons was rising in a crescendo again today with newly reinforced Japanese troops apparently deter mined to recapture the prized Guadalcanal Failing to bomb the marineheld air base in weeks costly aerial the enemy Jumed the Tiavy reported last and bombarded the laidmg field and shore installations from the In spite of an American cruiser destroyer force recently assigned the task of fighting off seaborne reinforcements on the strategic is the the navy succeeded in landing additional troops on Guadalcanal Thursday in the Covered by Japanese transports slipped to the north coast where the enemy troops are con centrated and in the early morning landed reinforcements and presum ably artillery which the invaders have The navys communique did not disclose whether the enemy fleet was engaged by the American naval force which only last Sun day routed a similar landing at tempt after smashing eight Japa nese The enemys success in its latest led naval circles to believe that a ma jor battle for the airfield was im In New west of the Solo the struggle between Japa nese and Australian troops also was mounting in After ap proaching to 32 miles from the alfied base at Port weak ened supply lines forced the invad ers to withdraw toward their north ern shore Pursuing Austral ians contacted the enemy last Sat urday after pushing through the gap in the towering Owen Stanlev Allied Advance Slowed The allied advance since then has slowed considerably as the Japa nese supply line was strengthened and the Australians weakened by As a Douglas MacArthurs Australian headquart ers announced last the fight ing has become naval quarters regarded recent Japanese naval losses as severely sapping the en emys supply strength in the Pa Japanese ship casualties an nounced in the last three days to taled 11 vessels two probablv sunk and five This toll of shipping coupled with heavy plane naval observers may cause the Japanese to drive desperately for a quick de cision on Guadalcanal in an effort to regain control of the Rear Admiral John who recently relinquished an air command in the southwest expressed confidence only two days that the American forces can hold their positions in the Now chief of the Navys Bureau of McCain asserted that the American display of suf flcient superiority in material and men justified his The numerical strength of the marines which held and even ex panded their positions on Guadal canal since their capture of the air field more than two months ias not been Nor has it been disclosed how much the American forces have been strengthened by additional
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