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   Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - November 3, 1942, Albuquerque, New Mexico                             SMILE DO, Fla., Nov. 2 fey over whether liroiue bell in (he litlfiT (ic Imildinr dipearii end- i who helped remudel in 1925 revealed the Ijulc of cement, painted a I'lor. AIB 62nd Year Volume 235 Number .14 Good Morning To Say (lie Worst, It's Heller U Vole and Be Sorry Than Not To Vole and Be Sorry About It. EW MCXICQS LEADING NEWSPAPER Published Every Mornini Tuesday Morning, November 3, 1942 Entered M lecond Clisa rruitu N M.. pustotflcc unclci Price 5 Cents Hies Recapture Kokoda in New Guinea Drive; I S. Extends Guadalcanal Grip as Japs Falter azis Take Nalchik From Reds in Caucasus trials Pooled )eed Output to Keep All Plants Supplied Eixact Time Needed ANS INCLUDED Get Their Share IWailable Stuff, tough Government (J3HINGTON, Nov. 2 -W a r Production Ian Donald JM. Nelson y ordered imprece- contrdl over Ameri- jjce materials "so that they Jtised.where they will make Eirmim impact on the en- jnd predicted America's Induction would reach its the middle'of 1943. liials will be allocated uh- .'stcm called the "control- fcrials or .CMP. Nel I that as the plan is put gradually between now y 1, 1943, it will force the refill budgeting of the ma ;thnt go into nearly every and civilian article cturc. r.. Eliminating excessive or nccl use .of materials, he >rcss conference, it shoulc production appreciably '.oothing out production es and avoidinfi.lcmporary ,rns of some war plants of materials, as happened nmer, he added, the plan also to provide steadier -nent for labor. .istancc, the Army gets an nt of steel, shares it with ncd on rate ians Urge power Draft :st, Doctor Think unteer Plan Failed HINGTON, Nov. 2 mand for a compulsory i-er mobilization program londay from Senator Hill la.) after a priest and in sketched for a Senate a picture of a striving for utilization of man resources under' a work" system lacking co- lon and authority, ippeal of patriotism and assure of wartime public in smaller were blamed by Dr. Frank chairman, of the Govern- Cenlral Board of Procure- id assignment for the med- jfession, fur a shorlage of in some sections of Ihc can'l get your jm results from a volun- Hill, member oE the ee and Democratic whip Senate, commented; a ar, you've got to meet your ceds and the only way to is by an overall Selective Rt. Rev. Msgr. John y, Washington, secretary of ional Conference of Calli- laritics, declared -that the War Manpower Com- nor the U. S. Employ- acrvice had -started fimc- in a practical way.' leplorcd what he termed sence of a'national pro- llie development of a bor supply as well as "lack ning" for full utilization of in war plants.. DIES IN CRASH: Lieut. Wll- "liam.E. Kyle (above) and Lieut. William P. Malasky, who were stationed at Kirtland Field here until Oct. 10, were two of six nien killed in. tlie 'crash of a bomber at Tampa, Fla., Sunday. Miss Jean Laraway, 1617 Las Ldmas Road, a friend of Lieut. Kyle, was notified of the acci- dent. County Political HeadquartersBusy Democrats Predict Victory Tuesday Bernalillo County headquarters of both''parties were beehives'of activity -Monday -as last-minute preparations were made-for the general election Tuesday.. Both parties held meetings of precinct chairmen during the day, at which final plans for the pre- cinct party workers were made and arrangements completed for automobiles to take voters lo the polls. Democrats Predict Democratic leaders predicted victory for all their slate and county candidates, but predictions of large majorities were notice- ably absent. Leaders of bolh parlies during the past few- days [lave said that prediction of the sbe of majorities this year is ier Forecast Diminish- inil.s Tuesday. Cool In Not so warm In noil ;is on Monday. MKXtCO: Cool in early ng Tuesday. Considerably er Tuesday afternoon portion. Elsewhere, afternoon (ailed U. S, Wcalher Bil- report on I'.ife Motorists See Way To Beat Rationing LOS'ANGELES, Nov. Z Fire Chief. Joiiii, Aldersoii said Monday that.-idle sia-' lions.are being: leased .by iiio- lorisls aiid tlic taiiks, iioidihtr iip to' 5000 gallons, filled in pre- paration for ffasolinc rationing. lie suggested that rationing: boards niigl.il determine by (ire wear whether motorists were Rcttilitr more gasoline than their rationing hooks called for arid deny them new tires or re- treads. also that these same motorists might be stocked tip oil tires too. Democrats, G.O. P. Optimistic on Eve of Election Only Ballots Expected in State Voters Apathetic SEE 'HIDDEN ISSUES' Observers See Likely Cutting of Party Lines by Many By the Associated Presi New Mexico's wartime off-year elections will go be- fore a listless electorate Tuesday with campaign apathy foreshadowing a probable vote of only about UOO, or 60 per cent of 1040's to- tals.. Campaigning. dwindled to a close Monday .with candidates of both parties joining in last-minute appeals- lo the people to exercise their right of franchise. To many political .quarters it was apparent that, hidden issues of tlie campaign might cut across party issues born of war- discontent, protest votes, which fatten in times ofstress and war. Both Parties Optimistic Election eve forecasts from both party's .headquarters were opti- mistic. A. L. Atherton, Democratic campaign manager: feel there has never been a time in the history, of the New Mexico Demo- cratic party' when it .has faced an election. ,wilh 'so much unity within the party as now. It is certainly going to Democratic victory.: The Democrats will carry at least 26 counties, and maybe more." State Republican Chairman M. W. Hamilton, asked for a state- ment, said: "Things look excep- tionally good for a Republican victory." To Choose Full Ticket Tuesday's election's will deter- mine a full state ticket, two con- gressmen and a senator, -19 mem- bers of the state house of repre- NEW GERMAN major .German offensive (arrow with tanks) in.-the Nalchik area aimed (broken arrow) at..0rdzhb'nikidze-and liie 'Georgian military'; highway through'., the; ..Caucasus Mountains, has been maldng ted early Tucsday; in .revealing the .fall-.; of Nalchik.'; The Reds .said' the- Nazi oU'ensives oh Sea and at .Stalingrad .were being-blocked. A.'previous German drive at Mozclok. east of the Nal- .chik area was reported worn out by Russian attrition. 47 States Elect Officials Today Con York's Votes Eyed for Trend By-the Associated Press Some -Americans, an unusually small proportion of the electorate, will vote Tuesday, in [he first wartime election since 1918, with the New York-giiberha-j torial contest commanding H. _Anuerman DlCS J eral attention because of its direct] Retired 'Business Man bearing on 1944 presidential 27 Years' Yes! This Could Really. HajjDpeh Here SPRINGFIELD, Nov. 2 Leader and Press. Monday carried this front page "Elections cancelled ami polls locked." T ii e Il-Conlrt-Haniien-Hcrc story was a dramatization of tlie fiict that for millions at people living, in dictatorship countries there arc ho free lowed b.v a reminder that Tues- day Is election day. Search for 14 Who Fled Missouri Reform Schools Is Pressed JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Nov. 2 enforcement agen- cies throughout Missouri and in nearby 'states Monday searched for 14 of.the 10 youths who es- caped from iwo reformatories in three separate breaks Sunday. Alexander de Padre ID, of Nia- gara Falls, N. Y., was captured shortly after fleeing from the Al- goa intermediate reformatory near Jefferson City. Earl Needham, 18, of Murphys- boro. 111., was captured at Sage City, Mo., several hours after he and eight other inmates fled the Algoa institution a few hours be- fore DC-Padre's escape. Six other youths broke out of [he Missouri Training School for Boys at Boqnvillc, Mo. Captain Tells of Sea Fight Disastrous to Jap Fleet PEARL HARBOR, A 40-minule battle Ihc'.night of Oct; 11-12, in which possibly nine Japanese warships.were sunk, was described vividly here Monday by Cant. Ernest-Gregor'Small.ot New "It was.a hell of a melee, 'com: pletely jSiirprising-, Ihc. said Captain' Small; "We'... sank one heavy cruiser! and believe we got two-others and one light we sank one destroyer and probably four, .oth- ers. "Wilhin the: .first, four.'niinutcs, I saw our salvos going in'like red box cars-on a Jap. heavy cruiser, plunging right Into her and she sank. H was like seeing a'prize tighter Retting socked'on the chin, (hen shake and.just drop cold. "We caught them at five-mile range and hit some ships, before they could open fire. One had ils guns trained fore and aft. "It was one of those things naval officers .wait for 20 years to see. were coming .at high speed toward ..Guadalcanal 'at': a right angle lo our course. The .lap ships lu'rncd in utter fusion, each-.ship taking its own course and trying to bring the'ac- tion parallel. "One destroyer "came high speed for. a. and was wilhin 1500 yards' when our salvos obliterated il. "t can bcsl describe this night action for the layman as a Fourth of July fireworks lasting 40 min- utes and its conclusion like the dying set pieces burning out. "I was especially gratified willi my ship crew in action and their showing of courage and perfect nil ilics. A victory by Thomas E. Dewey, the Republican nominee, would of Albuquerque for 27 years, died be viewed by many politicians as'Monday night at his home, 120 enhancing bis- prospects two! North High Street. He was 81 years hence-, for the presidential 13'cars aSc- Mr. Anderman came here from George H. Anderman, resident nomination him 1040; and the strength of his and for _ several in Ihe pivotal Empire Stale. All Stalingrad Blows Repulsed; Trap Foe in Egypt Allies Annihilating Rommel's Forces Bit at a Time SWEEP NAZI FRANCE Women Evacuated From Dakar Reach Port of Marseille By the Associated Press Along- the thousands of i miles of closely-linked war conymmieation amoiig the African; Mediterranean and Caucasian fronts, decisive events were slowly taking form, of equal importance to all the United Nations... .In Egypt Monday, the tactics of the British eighth army's 10- dsy-old offensive 'became clearer with.the news that this imperial force is, without'undue military expense, proceeding to' the task of annihilating Marshal Rom- mel's Africa Korps bit by bit. Berlin Radio said VFRNnw TW -Mm, Monday night a large scale British I VESNON> a'Hempf- to break through on .r'Wesley McAlIisterj; 30, Bombers Rout Ships Trying to Reinforce Enemy Base at Buna American Submarine Successes Extend Tokyo's Sea Losses Since Pearl Harbor to 333 Vessels; New Chinese Air Force Strikes Invaders' Bases By the Associated v. Allied fei'dtiiid recaptured inland.base ofitHe Japanese :iii New. ed a Japanuseattempt (arid'.strong..reinforcements- at Buna, the Strategic .coastaibas'e..GO miles east of Kokoda; "early Ttiesday. river 'aiici storming-two jungles, were disclosed Monday 'night.to have Japanese Jhto retreat iii ;aiand arid ..air c'puriterassaiilt; The westward; since.diir Marinesami' Army troops' Held.their by'.the big .enemy, force; widened 'the1 U! beach-helid ;tb approximately; eight aii .'additibnai margin of safety .from land attack: for the, important Henderson airdrome'oh this battle island of .-tKe Solomons New -Mexico1 Flyer Dies in Texas Crash V.W. McAllister, 30, killed, Student Hurt El Alamein front in the Egyptian desert has been'in progress'since Monday-morning.. A big tank bat- inslruclor.-at the 'Victory Field primary. flight school near..-here was killed In an air crash ,-Mon- lle was reported. It also was (day and Cadet Ralplv'F. Travis stated that the British attempted years was is tlie coal Farley's' Future In Balance retired 14 years ago. He was ac- And linked, in large tor many .years in Ihe Ki: with the fortunes of John J. CIub alld wns a of nett Jr., the Democratic candi-ithe Congregational Church much dale, is Ihe political future the he lived here. James A; Farley, former Demo-! Survivors mcluae his wife, a who'5011' Anderman, Albu- tion i business man, and a cralic. national .chairman sponsored Bennett's i over President Roosev erence for Senator James Mead. In addition to the New York- luiiiin i ,r oil's pref-! ug Eleanor Mazurek. Tamos M The French-Mortuary will an- nounce funeral arrangements. of- the House'' will be studied. Ordinarily the bal Sunday night to land from the sea behind German positions, but were driven off. Squeeze Oh Reels The Russian position in the Middle .Caucasus in the icy shad- ows'of ,the. highest peaks of the European continent, became creasingly Moscow's midnight communi- que acknowledged the loss .of Nalchik, on a high plateau giving access to two classic military roads through the mountains to the rich South Caucasus. The lermans, however say they have also taken Alagir which actually is ;on the Osselian military road running from the important town )f Ordzhonikidzc all the way to Stalin's native Georgia. At Ordzhonikidze, -15 miles by road or 25 by air east of Alagir, the Georgian military road to Tiflis begins. The Germans hope to get in position on both these routes preparatory to an eventual campaign southward. Snow Fills KoacI The Osselinn road is considered impassable because of snow in the high passes from October to July. i prize in lead and Alagir, however, is itself, because of its zinc smelters. In Stalingrad, after 70 days of battle, the Germans still were -11! 1111VI1L lull 1U NIC 1M; W i Ul r. w j i contest, the election of members} Held for brand Jury Draft Act Charge for House seats in a year which Alexander Anthony Farkas, ushlg'fresh rcse'rves'Tn heavy Tew sees no presidential electionlaf-; Philadelphia, was ordered held' infantry-lank allacks, but the fords an up-to-the-mmute mdica-; under J1000 bond for Ihe saitl tncy rcpulsed lion of how much support the gram! jury following arraign-, these and even continued lo eject public is-giving, the Administra- mcnt Monday before U. S. Conr-the encmy trom dugouts, houses lion in power. T..H..... _.. imissioner Jethro S. Vaught on aland other positions. the Selective! Besides reaching out for charge of violating leaders! service Act. Test of Arlhiiiiistrnlion Nationally, Republican in the last few days have pro-j Farkas pleaded not guilty to aj claimed.the election to be e test: complaint filed by Charles B.lc of popular support for the Roosc- j winstcad, FBI agent, charging] JOn 01 Lord Halifax the him with non-possession'of a'Sc-; I in MllCO in velt Adminisiralion's way of run- ning the war.'They have called ]eclivc Service registration card, for the election of a Republican nn rtpf Two PI UK AT SHOPS 4 German Prisoners Flee Fort Stanton Internment Camp By tlie Associated I'rcss i Tlie the co-operation of'New Mexico and Texas police, searched Monday for four German WASHINGTON, Nov..' 2 The British embassy said Monday j An empty lank car undergoing Halifax, Ihe British ambas- repairs at the Santa Fe railroad ,adolV had word that his I shops caught fire Monday. nightlsecond son Pclcr Wood ,lad bceil i but did little damage, the '-1'-1...... escaped Sunday internment camp prisoners who night from UK al Fort N. M. v.iThe FBI gave Ihc names of tlie men-as Bruno bathe, Willy Mi- chel, Hermanne Runnc and Jo- hanhos Granlx. .rDclails of llieir break from camp wore not disclosed, but both the New Mexico. Slnle Police and Dallas, Tex., police were asked by the FBI to aid in (he hunt. BARS CLOSE TODAY SANTA FE, Nov. 2 Mexico's liquor-dispensaries and bars, under slate law, will re- main closed all clay, election dny, until 7 p. m., one hour nflcr Ihc road fire department reported. Santa Fc firemen extinguished the blaze. Albuquerque firemen were called to the shops to "stand in case anolher fire had de- veloped. Lawyer 30 Years, Never Practiced KANSAS CITY', Has., Nov. 2 D. Filigibboiis lias hrcn an attorney for 30 years, hut never has KUiir. into a court- room as one. Now he's retiring at .68 as .a yostal clerk to enter actively Ihc field thiit been his hobby. Since l.is Rnidiialion from the Kunsas Oily School of Law in he's kept abreast of lognl stiulir.s ;intl linn coached many Mwlrnls ill preparation for liar iivamln.illuiis. action in Egypt. Details were not available, the embassy said. It was understood Ihc Honorable Peter Wood was a captain in the Yorkshire Dra- of Sidney, Iowa, was injured: was from Lovington, N. M.'. Survivors include his wife and small daugh ter. The field public relations of- ficer said the extent Travis' in- juries had not been determined, but he was expected ,to recover. The accident occurred about eight miles southwesl of Vernon. Seven-Day Work Week For New Mexico Coal Miners Urged by Union .'WASHINGTON, Nov.'2 ternational headquarters of the United Mine Workers' of America announced Monday it had author- ized a seven-day work week in seven Western states to meet a growing'demand for coal in that rea; Work on Saturday, Sunday and holidays will be compensated for on. a timc-and-half basis. Such work will toe oplional on Ihe parl of the. coal companies and the local unioiiSj but UMW headquar- ters said it had recommended the district officers encourage local unions to work the additional time. The slates are Washington, Ore- Montana, Wyoming, Utah. Colorado, and New Mexico. President John L. Lewis said, at: the request of T. J. Thomas, associale director of Ihe Office of Solid Fuels Co-ordinator, he had approved an expansion of Ihe work week. Flying, Fortresses', dive-bomb- ers- and. Hhe counterattack; itirily Vsriial.ilfprcs of-Marines was.: used; and'1'their casualties were hot' heavy. Submarines Strike, Too Thus.Guadaicanal remainedVfpr Americans, 'the; most battleground of war. The action, reported in ;a Nazis Start Drafting Dutchmen for Army LONDON, Nov. 2 Dutch news agency Anela said Monday .German occupation au- thorities in Holland had started conscripting Dutchmen between the ages of 20 and -15 for army service, The agency quoted a Stockholm dispatch lo Moscow saying men who failed lo reporl when draft- ed would be tried by a military laps Seem To Be Whipping Our Navy Into Fighting Shape WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 'With every "defeat" Ihe United Stales Navy gels better, if one is lo believe Japanese propa- gandists. After :the bailie, Federal Communications Com- mission listeners heard the Jap- anese short. vyfive radio say: "The; Pacific [loot is minihilat- cd. America is reduced to a fourth-rale navnl power." After the first bntlle of Solo- mons, Ihe Tokyo radio said. -.''Wholesale destruction of the American licet... Anglo-Amcr- lean naval force reduced lo that ot a third-rule naval power." Now the FCC reports the official Japanese news agency, Doniei, has issued this slale- mont for' foreign consumption: "Again the Jnpuncse navy has proved -its great superiority over Ihc American Navy which must now be considered a sec- ond-rale "frorii' the heavy., atlritiori. dealt out to'Japanese seapower in" every quarter of the Pacific'operational theater. An earlier communique reports seven more enemy ships sunk and three .damaged' by', undersea., ac- tion, in'various. Pacific ..'waters, arid: this came oh top of the re- vised estimat.es of heavy .'damage to important Jap naval.units from Oct.. 26 in waters about the Solomons, by both borne and land-based U. S. air- craft. -r' Sink 333 ,Tap .Ship's All official U. S. ..reports list 333 Japanese ships of all cate- gories sunk since-Pearl-Harbor; Geri. Australian jungle fighters scored a new suc- cess in New Guinea by recaptur- ing.Kokoda. from Kokoda, about-60 miles.'from the coastal base at Buna, .that the Japanese launched their'drive -which .threatened, the Allied base at Port Moresby a few weeks ago. Gen. MacArthur announced also that Allied heavy bombers scored a resounding-triumph .over Jap- anese forces which tried unsuc-1 cessfully lo land 7000 .troops at Buna on two large'transports es- corted-by a. light cruiser and a destroyer ".and covered by nine Zero fighters. The bombers in several attacks drove the Japanese force away and then chased Ihem oul to sea, scoring a direct hit on one trans-' port and hear hits on both. All the enemy ships were strafed by machihegun fire and five of the Jap planes were !his without loss to the'Allied planes.' Australians' now fighting in New Guinea included a division of Ihe Australian Imperial forces which has fmight on three .conti- nents in the last two years in Libya, Greece, Crete'and Syria before being recalled to Australia. They have battled Italians, Ger- mans, Vichy French and Jap- icse. A strong "-force 'of' Allied .me- dium bombers'-attacked'the Jap- anese-held .on .the lorlli coast of Portuguese an 'island northwest of-Australia. "The "destruction- was -he MacArthur said. -other bombers attacked enemy installations.in-tlie village of bar- racks and other buildings (rating enemy All our jlfincs Before and during the'.Marine counterattack on J. S. plancs'.mnde: repealed, a't' lacks on the enemy's Tiiially silencing'the Japanese ar-, tillcry. oiit lo Rckata'.Bay on -inearby Ysabcl -Island .and destroyed'five-, enemy planes on the.beach; Six Zero fighters which .von- lured over Guadalcnr.nl were In- tercepted by.five Wildcats. .The result: four Zeros destroyed, not   

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