Havre Hill County Journal, April 12, 1942

Havre Hill County Journal

April 12, 1942

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Havre Hill County Journal (Newspaper) - April 12, 1942, Havre, Montana News Today Foreign — — National^ State — — Count:    4» — I/Oral —    \    *4* PAID CIRCULATION - QUALITY - “Guarantees a Buying Market” THE HILL COUNTY MEMBER ■I United Press THE HILL COUNTY SUNDAY JOURNAL ... lr—v NEA Service Twenty-Ninth, Year, No. 5 HAVRE, MONTANA, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 12, 1942 Price Five Cents RAP Heavily Bombs Nazi Industries • In Washington Vermonter Is America’s Lawrence in Arabia, Serving as Chief of U. S. Mission at Jiddnh I ly PKT KH KITSON’ NKA Service \\ u«Jiinglmt I Vnte<i|tonflent U.S. Sub Sinks Two Jap Ships; Corregidor Holds Out Strong Nipponese Invasion Force Storms Ashore on Island of Cebu WASHINGTON, April ll hind the opening of the newest U. S. legation ut Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, there la one of those unbelieving stories reminiscent of “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.*’ Only the Yankee in this case is from Vermont. Heal and principal reason for this diplomatic move is that King Urn Sand of Saudi Arabi is interested in taking his three million } Bedouins, whose principal source i of income has been from pilgrims ■ to Mecca, and doing for them j w 1 lwo Stout Defenders Prevent Enemy from Making Large Gains WASHINGTON. April ll. (U.R) * —The sinking of two Japanese | ships by a U. S. submarine was I reported by the navy lute today, while the war department reported that a strong Japanese itiva-] aion force bud stormed ashore on the isluud of Cebu In (be Philippines. ships sunk were a what our Office of Indian Affairs has done for the American Indians on their reservations in Arizona and New Mexico. The story begins some ten years ago when the Institute of World Affairs, the private foundation established by the late plumbing king and practical philanthropist. Charles K. Crane, sent a young re holer and engineer, K. S. Twltchell of Burlington, Vt., to Yemen, Arabia, to study the ways of the people and see what he could learn from them or do for them. Twltchell soon had them building roads and digging wells, Arni he promoted native urts and crafts. He traveled around Arabia a good bit and In neighboring Saudi h e struck up a friendship with ' the old king, lim Saud. Twltchell S begun to act as an informal adviser to the king and in one of their many talks they hit the sub-1 ject of what might be done to improve the Arabian desert and the Bedouin people. Where in the; history of the world bud there been a similar civilization in a j similar climate and what has # . . been done to improve It? Twltchell had an Idea. He thought that the work of improv Ina the lot of the American Indi aits of the senti-a might offer a parall was presented to Ibn Saud. who thereupon asked Twltchell to return to the United States, make a study of the situation and bring him hack a report. The Vermonter returned to the United States in February, 1941. Ile spent sortie time In Washing-(Please turn to Page 8) 7,000-ton merchant vessel aud a submarine chaser, accounted for ny u submarine which was engaged in an extended patrol deep Into enemy waters. The same submurine, reporting after returning to its base, torpedoed and probably sunk a 4,000-| ton freighter. .Meanwhile, the guns of sturdy Corregidor were st iii answering burk to enemy artillery fire from across Manila bay. The fortress, I still Hying the American Hug in I defiance of the rising sun's being hoisted on Data.iii, also W’us subjected to repeated bombing by I enemy aircraft, I The Japanese at Cebu, under the protection of dive bombers i and shellfire from warships hov-! eriug offshore, succeeded in establishing ut least six beach heads. Japanese losses, heavy from the sturt of the Cebu operation yesterday, were reported in the i army's second communique of the day to be mounting. The stubborn L\ S.-Filipino de-greatly outnumbered as was the case in Bataan, hud prevented the enemy from making any substantial progress miami Bandaged Beauty Five Killed in Minnesota Train Crash India Spurns British Overtures Squabble Over Control Of Country's Defense Cause of Failure NEW DELHI, April ll. (U.R)— Grout Britain's efforts to swing India’s millions into unified support against the axis failed to-, night when negotiations for Indian independence were wrecked' on the issue of native control of the country’s defense. Sir Stafford Cripps, acting for the war cabinet, brought india a promise of post-war dominion sta-( tits hut his arguments with “criti-j cal and unconstructlve” Indian nationalist leaders could not overcome the opposition to Britain's control of defense. The importance of winning full Indian cooperation was indicated when Col. Louis A. Johnson, personal representative of President! Roosevelt, joined the negotiations. He worked with the spokes-1 mutt of the all-India congress and until    yesterday it    seemed the compromise would he acceptable to all parties. Cripps, preparing to return to England, pledged that Urea? Britain and her allies would fight to the utmost against a Japanese In-* vasjon of India, and warned the country that Japanese conquesti rid    southwest    *rom    th*’*1'    lauding    places    at    Cebu    would    mean ‘ death    and starva- llel. The    ideu    iclty.    Toledo,    Argao,    lMuumun-    ti hajau, Na ga aud Talisay. The Japanese were using tanks in att effort to blast their way to control of the important islaud, some JUu miles south of Manila hay. The navy also issued two communiques toduy. The first told of the probable loss of the U. S. submarine perch, overdue more than a month after operations in the Javu sea. The second navy report told of the success of the American submarine in stalink the enemy in his home waters. It also corrected u communique issued lust week ou the exploits of a single American submarine during the fighting around Juva. lion and misery.** Music Festival to Have Conservation Theme in Parade C ommittees for May 9 Event Are Appointed Nitfht Limited Piles Into Train Which Had Hit Auto Hutchinson Dies NEW YORK, April ll. (U.R)— Waiter J. Hutchinson, 49, director of foreign distribution of 20th Century-Fox Film Corp., died to-i day at Doctors hospital after a SAVAGE, Minn, April ll. (U.R) long illness, Five persons were killed and-- To Hold Services WASHINGTON. April ll. (U.R) Mrs. William ll. Pouch, president general of the Daughters of the Amet lean Revolution, an .’IO injured today when a speeding Omaha railroad limited crashed into another passenger train which had stopped after hitting an automobile at a crossing. The night limited, en route from Omaha to Minneapolis, ram- nounced tonight thut the organi- med Into the standing train seconds after it rounded a curve outside this village, 20 miles south of Minneapolis. The dead were: E. ll. Avers, st. Paul. Oscar Schneider. 4 5, Worthington. Minn. George Ogren, Minneapolis, brakeman on the second train. Ii. L. Kleppe, Clearbrook, Minn. Mrs. Irving Lea, 92, Sioux City, Iowa. The train collision was caused by a grade crossing accident four blocks west of the Chicago, St. Paul. Minneapolis, and Omaha railroad station. Tile first train, a local also en route to Minneapolis from Omaha, stuck an automobile driven by Donald Jolin- The 194 2 May Music Festival in Havre on May 9 will be a gasless parade, in keeping with the movement to conserve tires. It is the expectation that the parade theme will he built uround the sa Ie of stamps and bonds, and the conservation of scrap metals, paper, rubber, foods and victory gardens. The general committee is asking that all merchants advertise their individual businesses in the parade by having members of their firms or employees represent In character in connection with the bond and stamp theme. At a meeting of the general committee held Friday night at cation’s 2,500 chapters would (jle county commissioners' room. hold prayer services Sunday, April 19, the anniversary of the battle of Lexington. the list of Festival committees was presented, as follows: (Please turn to Page 8) GERMANS RUSHING RESERVES TO RUSSIA IN ATTEMPT TO STEM TIDE Nazi Troops Being Withdrawn from Other Sectors In Desperate Move tered. The rear car of the standing train was a milk car and was jia«V drawn unoccupied. Although a flagman w*ns sent out from the first train to set warning signals, the limited apparently did not have time to stop after rounding the curve. Witnesses said the bright morn* No Helen of Troy, “Queenie" has a face which Englishmen nope may launch a lot of ships. Knocked from her pedestal in a parade supporting Warship Week in the English Midlands, the “Beauty Queen of Bosworth" promptly had her wounds dressed and returned to her task of helping to raise money I ir more ships. United Nations    i Mark Up Two    i Victories Allied Bombers Set Great Fires on Jap Base of Koepang Gen. MacArthur’* Headquarters, Australia, April ll. (U.R) -Two new victories were chalked up today for united nations fliers as Army Minister F M. Fordo warned that even though the allied position iii the southwestern Pacific is improving rapidly they must continue to organize as if they had to meet “a very early full-scale Japanese Invasion.” Allied bombers, believed to include American flying fortresses, yesterday again bombed the Japanese invasion base of Koepang. on Timor island, 300 miles northeast of Australia, and set great fires. It was announced that one Japanese bomber and a fighter plane w'ere shot down over Port Moresby, New Guinea, during a raid which caused negligible damage' and no casualties. The allied planes, according to a communique issued by Prime Minister John Curtin, fought their way through intensive antiaircraft fire over Koepang and dropped bombs from 1,500 feet on the Japanese airdrome there. (please tur.. to Page 6) A Churchill Aids Churchill Maj. John Strange Spencer Churchill, having served with distinction in South African and European fighting, today assists his brother, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, on home front. Nazi Terror Wave Sweeps Over Europe Revolts Extend From Norway to Jugoslavia pie:    ‘If you continue hostility#- Japanese methods will be ap-1 plied.’* General George (\ Marshall, U. S. chief of staff, who is holding councils of war in London, was understood to be studying the reports of the underground revolt, which could he of great allies’ strute- LONDON, April ll. (UR)—A new wave of nazi terror tonight wag reported spreading over occupied Europe as Adolf Hitler’s gestapo and troops sought to importance to th crush an incipient underground gtc plans. revolt extending from Norway’s It was understood that Warlords to the mountains of Juno- shall would confer next week sin via.    with leaders of the European gov- Hitler’s Gauleiters,• ordered to ernmeuts in exile, to determine suppress fires of revolution which where support from the people of might seriously interfere with the occupied countries will be the axis spring offensive plans, were greatest when the time comes for reported posting decrees threat- the allies to seize the initiative ening wholesale death and im- and carry the war back to the prisonment and even the mass de- continent. struction of whole towus and vll-    - lages. Unless the sabotage and both passive and armed resistance ceases, the nazi leaders threatened the worst reprisals thus far experienced by Europe’s shackled millions, according to underground reports reaching London, One report said the nazis, in a warning against further sabotage in Holland, told the Dutch peo- KUIBY8HEV. Russia. April ll .Crimean and Donets fronts came (U.R)—The Germans tonight were!word of limited tank battles reported rushing thousands of which were believed to he the pre-European reserves    into Russia,    ludo to    major    engagements    which many from Occupied    France, in a    will    start    when    the    spring    thaws desperate    attempt    to    halt    red    end. son, 18, a newspaper carrier, who    armies which have    further broken    Dispatches    said    31 freight cars received a broken arm and leg    the siege lines at    Leningrad and    of    foodstuffs    had    reached Lenin- a’nd    head injuries.    are thrusting forward on    two    otto-1 grad from Gorki, 250 east of Mon- While    the automobile    was    he-1    cr fronts.    co, and    a second train was expecting moved from the tracks, the)    qh tjie central    and northern    rea<lb    the    former czarist Flyer came around a curve and,    fronts Russian troops were said    capital within    a week. A trainload crashed    into    the    standing    train.in official dispatches    to have un- Most of    those    killed    and    seriously j    nihllated 4.854 more    German sol- injured were in the second car ( dierH in fierce struggles with tank of the limited, which was HUa.t-j Hatties spreading. The Germans were believed to about 05,000 fresh t roops where their occupation forces have been '‘seriously depleted,” dispatches said. Many of these reinforcements have been rushed to the Kharkov log    suit    may have    blinded    the're8h»n to    bolster    Adolf    Hitler's    ported    heavy German reinforce-j engineer of the eastbound train, shuttered armies and attempt to merits have arrived from France, The fireman on the onrushing relieve his 161Ii army corps which including the 210th and 20oth in* J train escaped serious injury by has been entrapped tor weeks in fantry divisions: the fifth Alpine jumping from the cab seconds be-'*he swamps and forests around Rose division which saw action in fore the crash. The engineer alsoj^taraya Russa.    ('rote, and the 215th and 365th escaped injury.    j    From    the Leningrad, Kalinin, artillery regiments. of supplies arrived last week from another point, indicating the Russians have broken the German siege that began last September. The Germans were reported to have suffered smashing blows ..    _    during the past few days on the ft »m occupied F!uiope Bryansk front, 230 miles southwest of Moscow, where they lost! 3,000 men and 18 tanks, and I.-j GOO more men around Leningrad. Because of the failure to stem; the Russian drive, dispatches re-; She's all for Hie quiet country life—no more Broadway bright lights —but that's before her brain whirls and her heart goes flip-flop on a MANTIC WEEKEND BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, ADRU. in the HAVRE DAILY NEWS Eight Defendants Arraigned in Federal Court Two Enter I Meas Of Guilty Before Judge J- II. Baldwin Eight defendant* were arraigned Saturday morning following th** opening of it term of federal court of the Havre district, with Judge James II. Baldwin presiding. Two defendants entered plea* of guilty. The other defendants will come to trial later in the month. A jury panel of 50 has been called for Monday, April 20. It is expected that the term will last about ten days. Richard Schaller of Wolf Point. who pleaded guilty to hunting with an unplugged shotgun, was sentenced to serve Jo days in jail. Charles Robbins, pleading guilty to violation of the Indian liquor law. will be sentenced Monday. (Please turn to Page 6) Peterson Heads HELENA, April ll. (U.R)—A. T. Peterson, Billings, today succeeded J. IL Rowe, Butte, as president of Montanans, Inc., the state Chamber of Commerce. Re-elected to their offices were James J. Flaherty, Great Falls, first vice president: A. T-Hibbard, Helena, second vice president; and VV- G. Ferguson, Parents of Boys In Service to be Honored Today Legion and Auxiliary Meetings to Precede Presentation at Elks All parents in the city of Havre who have boys iii the armed forces are invited and urged to be at the Elks hall this afternoon at 4 o'clock to receive American Legion Service certificates. The presentation of these certificates, which are similar to the service certificates presented during the World war I, will be part of the program of the district meeting of the American Legion and Auxiliary to be held here today. The Legion and Auxiliary busi- aerial ness meeting is to be held at 2 p. in. at th** Elks hall. The banquet will lie served at 7 p. in. at the Dutch Shop cafe for Legionnaires and Auxiliary members only. Distinguished guests at the banquet will be Commander R. W. Bruner of the U. S. naval force*, recently returned to the United States, and Lieut. Col. C. "Factories in Ruhr and Rhineland Hit Daylight Attack t arried Out Against “Invasion Coast” LONDON, April ll. (U.R) — British raiders swept across the English channel today in a large-scale attack climaxing day-and-night assaults that have plastered Germany's vital war industries with 1,000 tons of bombs ult week. The RAF’s spring offensive reached its crescendo last night, the air ministry reported, when a fleet of Britain's biggest and latest type aircraft dropped tmmbs at the rate of a ton a minute on the centers of Adolf Hitler’s war production in western Germany. Factories in the Ruhr and Rhineland were blasted, as well as nazi operated plants in the occupied countries, railroad centers, airdromes and other key objectives.    t Today’s daylight attack appeared to have been directed at targets along tile German-held ”in-• uMou coast” across the channel. Large numbers of high-flying raiders swept through a sunlit haze thut hung over the channel. their motors roaring us they left un their mission, The air ministry, in a resume of lite stepped-up attacks of the pust week, said I,OOO ton* of explosives had been heaped upon the nazi industrial target* and “much damage wa* done to Germany's war eifort in this aerie* of attacks.” In addition to the material damage shown lo the photograph* brought back by the raiders, ic was pointed out titer© has been vast but incalculable damage to the nerves of the German people, curtailment of their sleeping aud working hours and the spread of uoudis aud apprehensions. The air ministry said “apprehensive rumors spread throughout Germany whenever our bombers have been out in force.” The air ministry reported RAF raiders including Stirlings, Man-cUesters,. Halifaxes, Wellingtons, Hampden* and Whitleys average ■well over a ton of bombs a minute” in their attacks of the past few nights. A British pilot said during the Pattie of Britain the German call was ’ ‘Achtung, SchpiUauer I ” (Attention Spitfire!) hut it may be a new warning is being passed from mouth to mouth among the German people, "Achtuugl Wellington, Schtirliug, Hampden, Mandalay Imperiled by Triple Assault Severe* Fi^htins: Is Racing North Of Toungoo NEW DELHI. India, April ll. (U.R>—A triple assault by reinforced and mechanized Japanese columns gravely imperiled Chinese troops defending the approaches to Mandalay tonight while another enemy Invasion force stabbed at the gateway to western Burma’s oil fields, less than 200 miles southeast of the Indian frontier. A Chungking communique disclosed units of China’s fifth and sixth armies on the eastern flank had Inflicted 2.000 casualties on superior Japanese troops pushing northw’estward from captured Toungoo, but it admitted that the enemy had advanced more than 18 miles beyond that key city. j Severe fighting, the communique    said, was raging    Thursday northwest of Yedashe on tho Toungoo-Mandalay railroad. Another enemy advance was report-    .......    ... od along the Sittang river, east of Manchester, Whitley, Halifax, the railroad, and a third enemy *la(* weather hampered the force was said to have moved RAI* s operations during two westward from Thailand in an nights of th© last week hut on attempt to capture Mawchl, ceti-    the    live    other    nights large-scale* ter of Burma’s tin mine area    attacks    occurred. about 35 miles east of Toungoo.1 Friday night and early Satur-The Chungking communique, day the British raiders not only admitting a critical situation on struck at the industrial Ruhr aud the Toungoo front, followed official    reports Japanese    motorized spearheads had reached a polut ; 60 miles north of captured Promo in the Irrawaddy valley. I H e a v i I y-reinforced    Japanese raiders were    reported    ■—-— spraying tile Burma front with    Nitric!inn* bombs and machine-gun fire ini «oaa KeSiriCllOIUJ a supreme attempt to make allied HELENA, April ll. (U.R) Tho defensive positions untenable. state highway commission today A fierce battle was said to be announced revision of load aud cintinuing in the Sva river sector speed restrictions on three high- northwest of Toungoo.    way stretches, effective Sunday. “On the evening of April 6, the Th© order raised load limits on enemy launched attacks north- the roads from 350> to 40U pounds ward along the east short of the per inch width of tire, with no Salween river in an attempt <o allowance for second rear axle. the Rhineland but also at docks in the uazi-held French invasion port of Le Havre. Again they laid mines in German waters in an t i fort to cripple Hitler’s supply lines. R. Davis of the United States capture Mauchi. hut was met by Truck speeds were set at 35 miles heroic resistance front the Chi- per hour und busses at 45 miles. April 7, with certain places posted for LT miles travel. Marines, from Butte. Commander Bruner served with Admiral Hart, and was In the Philippines and Australia, before being ordered to the United States. He arrived in the United States about March 31. Hit*her Collections HELENA. April ll. (U.R)— Increased farm income and generally better business conditions will result in higher state income tax collections this year, Chairman E. A. Dye of the state board of equalization predicted today. nese. To the morning of fighting was going on.” Rationing Meeting WHITEFISH. April ll. (U.R) Rationing administrators of Outlook Good HELENA. April ll. (U.R) — A little warm weather, some green Rocky mountain states will meet grass, and Montana range conditions will he fine, Jay G. Diamond. statistician for the bureau of agricultural economics, said toduy. Diamond reported range conditions at 82 per cent of normal, two points below last month aud four points below a year ago. in Denver next week to receive details of tho sugar rationing registration program to be conducted in May, Tom D. Caverly, state rationing administrator, said here today. Orders Stopped STOCKHOLM. April ll. (U.R) — Tho Quisling puppet government of Norway, apparently acting on orders from Berlin, was reported tonight to have cancelled orders for the mass arrest tomorrow of rebellious Lutheran clergymen. Labor Discussion BUTTE, April ll. (U.R)— The executive board of the Montana Federation of Labor will meet here Sunday to discuss the proposed bringing of Japanese laborers into .Montana and other problems of labor relating to the v ar effort, it was announced here today. • Vital Statistics t Contracts Awarded HELENA, April ll. (U.R)— The 15 Hibbard, Helena, second vice Montana board of examiners today awrarded contracts for burg-Helena, manager-secretary. Rowe jar insurance on state liquor and E. J. Parriott. Livingston. Btocks and surety bonds for completed the executive commit- nqUor control board employes to 0f fuet and figures, were married tee.    j    Uie Cogswell Agency, Great Falls. jlere unlay. I BIRTHS To Mrs. George W. Hart, •Chinook, a daughter, at the Sacred Heart hospital. April IU. DEATHS    * Clayton Reitz, 49, Big Shindy, Actress Weds    J    April ll. HOLLYWOOD. April ll. (U P) ' MARRIAGE LICENSE* — Virginia Field, 24-year-old Clifford Faye Peters, 21, Havre. English actress, and Paul Doug- J and virginia Evelyn Getschell, 2b. las. 34. radio announced now at- {April ll. Rudolph Kulgge, 34, Dunkirk, and Margaret Kincaid, 26, Shelby, April ll. tattled to the govreument office ;