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Olean Times Herald (Newspaper) - October 29, 1941, Olean, New York Weather Forecast Cloudy and continued cold tonijht. Thursday cloudy followed by occasional Slowly ritinj tempermtures. Sun Mta Sun tiMi VOL LXXXI., No. 255 TIME ERALD Edited for Southwestern New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania Traffic Record I. IMI CITY rrctiMi 1. '1 f.t.l 57 1 Dtad 3D Injured 59 1 VIClMTt Accidents 1 43 1 Injured ...Ml 0 CfMtf TMrf M> 44 311 Daily Entered Matter. Foetoltict, N Y. WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 29, 1941 FINAL PRICE THREE CENTS To Mak rican L fn KG IvllHJl ID DC This odd and eerie sight enlivened scenery as British Army Medical Corps camouflaged two stretch- ei- bearers and a "casualty" in practice rescue work. Reds Grab Initiative Near Moscow; Drive Forward With Attacks JOi: Al.h.V .'MOKKH I tilled Voreign Editor Armed forces ol the Soviet Union have seized the initia- tive on six sectors of the Mos- cow front and have driven forward in sharp counter at- tacks, Russian reports, claim today. One of the actions was described at, a counter of- fensive. Berlin reported ruptuie of Soviet delenscs on Perchop Isthmus leading to Crimea. Reich forces were also said to have forced their way closer to Rostov at the head of the Caucasus. Heavy handicaps on the .Moscow fiont where vigorous, Soviet- counter attacks w-eie in progress were admitted by the Germans. Berlin propaganda, taking a tact, warned that hard fight- ing "in storm and bad weather, m cold and snow" lies ahead and there was little specitic news irom the cential fighting front ex- cept reports, of "terrible" weather which nad bogged down the mcchanied Nazi wehmacht. The Nazi High Command claim- ed that the Russian defense lines on the four-and-a-half mile wide Pcrekop Isthmus which links Crimea to the mainland have been broken in eleven days' fighting m which Russian prisoners were seized and thirteen tanks and 309 guns captured or put out of action. 1'CRSUE ENEMY German troops, it was asserted, were pouring forward onto the Crimean Pemrsula in pursuit ol the "beaten enemy." London dis- patches admitted grave concern for the fate of. Ciimca but point- ed out that the Soviet nnval base of SebdStopol has strong defenses and should be able to hold out lengthily. Scbastopol is the main base of the Red Banner Black Sea fleet and the Russians were believed to have a torce of a battleship, five cruisers, twenty-seven destroyers, fifty motor torpedo boats and fifty submarines there. Tins naval force would be forced to withdraw to less well equipped bases on the Georgian coast if the Germans ovcrun Crimea. The Russian position in the Donets region remained critical. The Germans still were believed to be ten or fifteen miles from Rostov where Marsha! Semyon Timoshenko was striving desper- ately to mass strong reserve forces London believed his task was complicated by the losa of most of the heavy equipment be- longing to the southern Russian forces originally commanded by Marshal Semyon Budenny and by loss of communications and con- tact between units of Budcnny's forcea before Timoshenko took over command. MCiHTING CONTINUES At Kharkov, claimed as cap- tured by the Germans several days ago. Russian reports said that fighting still was in progress and London believed that a battle for the city had not yet been conclud- ed despite the. German claim. The weather appeared to be playing a. major part in the ap- parent Soviet turn for the better nround propa- Kandlsla the line that beaten but ihut "pcacr miwt be cn'orcwl in actdilioiwl Jwrd and heavy fifht- Northern France Airports Raided four-motored British bombing planes fought a northerly gale during the night to penetrate far into Geiman terri- tory, attacking wide areas over south and southwest Germany, the Air Ministry said in a communique today. Docks at Cherbourg, on the French invasion coast also were bombed and airciaft of the fight- er command attacked audromes over northern France, the Min- istry said. All planes including those of the bo ibcr command who took j part in the German raid, returned j safe, the Ministry asserted. Havoc fighters. American built (Douglas) took part in the air- drome inids, the Ministry said. Six fires were slatted at ;m air- drome near Abbeville, which bombed three times two hours, the Ministry said. Late News Briefs KK DIVIDEND Jamestown el- ectric plant will pay Us consum- eis ,i twenty pei cent dividend of then sei vice bills, the Public Ser- vice Commission icpoited today. The Commission estimated that dividends would total compared to S190.492 in 19-40. K OKFICEK WASHINGTON The United States i.s .sending to Gcrmanv as its chief diplomatic representa- tive thcie a foieign service offi- cci who is for Ins direct and aggiessive methods. George L Brt'mdt, who lin.s served lor tuo yea is as head of the -special division of tlir Slate Department, has been de-signaled as counsclloi to the Ameiican embassy m Ber- lin CAI'TrilED AGAIN Franz Von Gcinian airplane pilot who escaped from the United States recently after arriving there as a fugitive from a piison camp m Canada has been shot down and again taken pi isonei by the Bnt- ish, tellable Geiman somcc.s today. Moves In War Itv F. KKKHLE Of The I'liiU-U 1'rcn. Desk Aid From South for Russia Steel Industry Strike Forecast CIO Steel Work- ers Organizing Committee official f-aid today that a genera! strike at all plants of the Bethlehem Steel Company i.s imminent unless s t-atisfactory wage agreement is ne- gotiated and signed within a "rea- sonable time Julian R. Biuce. International SWOC representative emphasized that union employes at the Bcth- .fhem in suburban Lackavvanna ,iavp authorized their international officers to call a walkout unless an agreement is reached with "no un- oue delay Bruce said the workers wore giowmg "restless as the company continues to stall" in negotiations vdth the union in New York City ouring the past five weeks. PICKETS VISKKSTBO NEW ORLK A N t y-scvcn pickets a nested at the Aldcn Mills today nftcr fighting more than 200 union membeis who marched to the strike-bound hos- iery company to icsunie work The pickets, members of the Ameiican Federation of Hosiery Workers' Union (CIOl weie pa- icled aftci being booked nMilv all .sauifice.s t" 111, nut mi hi'i ii.ilinii.il intomity Met. ue a p.liade .staged 111 iCll'bl JtlOll Hi tin- IMh of tlio tablishment o! tin- TmUish Ri public, limiiii .suii. temble .snuggle is snakiui' the woil.l 'Phi- onh wiy to boini; diawn pu eate.s 101 U the M i In .In oui woi k 111 'i norm il niannei Despite .ill ot oui we niii.st nevei thil nil tile e ol .1 linloi .HIM. We Mild I e.l line Wolk 111 M iKHilS. I'll 1.11 ms Hid III J H t I Mitril Malf C nt Un- ited undei'stood to- day to have asked Great Brit- ain to make all British bases availably for American use after the war. The equest part of a broad piogiam juesenlcd by the United I Statc.s to BuUiin and China, in conneclK'p ith lend-leas-e a.r- j rangeiuents. to provide guarantees I tor a better after tlie war. i doctrines, in addition to 01 bases, to which the j United States has asked Britain to .subscribe were to include: Remmal ol excessive trade >n inter- national commercial relations. Noii-di.sci inunatory use ot law inateiials t U legulate stip- nt commodities to protect sis ol consume: nations and pllf.s inten j people I lnteniati.in.il tinanre to aid t'M'iiti.U t-nterpiiaes and con- tiibute to ontiniious development must meie.ise piodtution al- ruunine.- me and le-ulate fiunn. ,t uas understood, haa i been a.sked to subscribe to ths ti.ute pimciplea. but has not been askfil to make any bases or 1oca- tion's (oi bases available to the in M I i K'.S mint In1 in tlio south bv Oeiiuan advam e> Russia also look; thfir .or aid in the lonn n( t loops ind supplies Hnli.sh tionp aid cunic .soon il Kculnv I ills, l.n illlu-.s must be exnandeil beioie I Urn ol .supplies vm c.m ic.uh .t peak. I'n K. H.-i boi I H L< hni.m. s in .I...M nhrd the But bo had j his 1.1-ft If'tmn, ne-' Mayoi as "abusue and objection-i i i abli and James A Kaiiev, inei IJi inoi i.itic paity leader :md i (Hsi.ins, piesidential politual advisei injilaslii hr< fit it i ontnbntion a- Mate ,i Cnek p-iilv (haliiii.in i hm ;n liiinju.i.s an a i an Jugoslav Slain i it Victoria Cross For Australian CANBERRA, Minuter John Curtin nnnouncexl today that Private J H. Gordon of Australia, who single- handedly captured machine Run nest in "the Syrian campaign after five of his comrades were killed tryinff- awarded the Vic- toria Crow for conspicuous gal- lantry. After comrades died, Gordon crept fo.ward beneath a stream of fire, then killinjr four with hU bayonet and taking DM pott. Conference May Be Labor's Final Chance For Voluntary Cooperation iu .HMI.< siu.rii.v llT'lll O i. 1 Willkie .Supports. C. Tay- i rr j ini, ii diieitoi of the u. s. I Coipoiation, met John L. Is [Vldy Ol Ld VI UalUld lew houis Jiltei lie dls- __ cus-sed the l.'ibor impasse in the i steel industiy's captive coal mi lies I YORK-- Wendell L U ill-i with PreKidenl Roosevelt at mil) Kipublnan piesiiienli.d mght White House conteielire Nl.w yo, h The meeting between tlie i luef of the t'niter! Mine Woikiis and majoialty i .impawn tou.iy in -up-, the hteel compMiiy official, win. is ol M I1 H L i'.u.tidiii. All Roosevelt's special emissjiy who tin to tlie Vatican wn.s nt the .May- '-ist yeai flower Hotel The rontmence may be one ol labors Iin-'il opportum-I ties during the er n mnreineu with ineth- imliniv iiuluded! ods oi lepnvnu-nt un ar niateua's now being sent m Mos't of the Hhat- beer here that the niw rmkish-stvle s-teel it will be inipiactica.1 U not im- helmits. wl.iob topl.ued the j to get full lepayment m iouui't pittfined aiti-i i "nod.-. The goiernment is I'.e Kienili Most ol tile 1 loops nig alie.uiv, thciofore. to make sine ilia! latins benefits will losnlt from tins gieat outlay ol and in.iteiiaK In the o! BnLnn. the United ishes to implement thioueh d.. unite the riuht-pomt Konsevelt Churchill AI hint ic peace declaration. Tlic I'nued has asked for the iieh; to use British bases n pait DI Xmmea's long-range amis Tne controver- il of th''1 bases would i e Mngapoie watched nv the Japanese who have said in i Uie pai ide limiiii i eiv- j Co! ps i iment bin niiii ,loh'i a'l nl HI.1 u 1' M.KMuii British Soldiers Escape Benghazi c.vinn T'-er P.M'.ISII s..i'iur< .-..npi-d ffm, liensh.ixi -i in.nor AN1S in and have i- .ctei .s.-v.'ii d< -ci; it T-- the tioopi-i.-s uou- Uho- r.oilihaidin 1 H. -one ami Gu'im-r K. tw enu-thiee Tho otner ironi Sui rev, R J! O.dli.iiu. luenty- i qu.ui ni.n Rome ii.i h.nin" nnie hoir.bs .111 K.ih.'itl .stc.iniet hi uai v. Ha< itu' iuiv i mie until ..ne s with loin 'I hi n oiilx Mom an il Ti'.i 'oi llieii plan.s tnen I a tni twi they fled In nignt botti' s nl watei ej -h ,.'.i'de a map tmn U.stl'lteil (lejllu'll new.4.- irneti :i clieip com- taken in.ir the ton nt a fountain pen They lost it and found the Min as a betlei gim'.e. iiequer.th tint hey u ould con- suie1 it n cause ot a" it u Me ojHMTi! to Vn-.erican v Thr "LiuU-il States i' not sub- pnncip'os lor the lend- lease tii b; entnoly But this gov- ejivnont wishes to accompany itj an Ticementi for repaypient of ti f len-l-lMS" '.ebt at least with su.iiantees th.it niaJad- iti-tjrunsts o: the Old will not be permitted in tne- New. Senate Leaders To Resist Effort To Complicate Neutrality Battle Si-nato tne lead- any battle i with WASHINGTON jo [i.u e'l i iv ti ,'ti to i lie ovei Art lev ike ainendiiicn'.s. Although some Kcpiibhr.m j niembcis of the opposition hloc i on toreign policy were expected to Huppoit ,1 nder dealing with the labor situation. Sen Burton K. Wheelei, U. Mont., leader ot the opposition. s.Ud he would oppose it. He said he wanted to limit the nciili.'ility decision to the ques- tion of foieipn policy. After two days of debate. Wheeler tin] hi.'i poll indk'.Ued that "moie than (0' would he (MM. against the proposeo le- pcal of Neutrality Act provisions bat ring Amciiain from btl- ligcrcnt and trom combat added in com- mittee to the House approved itntied ship bill. He added that the poll showed "five or six" doubtful vote.-. 1.11 additmil. A m.i- jonly of the Senate- i.i foily-mac. The .speaking .svhedilio Joi today was- not -Jennie but Seit.- Gei itionust aigu- j inenl auaiiis! the bill and either Walter K OeOJge D., or Sens Josh Lee. D Okb and El- bet I D. Thonuis n. Utah, to ap-[ peal for its p.ussige. I PicMdent Roosevelt's pie.v con- feiencc remarks on the destroyer ICeuinv. and badly dam- aged "off Iceland, were expected to ligiire m Senate debate He the Kemiy was helping in a hunt lor whic'i attacked a coiuoy when ;i The tentative plan now 15 tr tlu post-war conduct ol ihf vniid u-idei .in Anieucan-soon- v.ssociat-.on Nations. Af the in-ogre-st it was i-oi.eved that rurthei such ns o; ann.iments and arrangements for international fa.it' asriefinents wouui ix? added. It 'iiulerstood that Britain h.t.- .uceptod the proposals as a tor discussion while the ?ov- on-.ment of Chum has reported it- <eU" in full asrieen-.ent uith the American plan See let .try of State Hull w.is asked yesterday at his press conteicnci about tiu-se negotia- tions He dul not Oiscus? them in detail O! d-uilge sr.y partsca- ueie hut he said various pomti worked out. Payments Save Employers Cash who state unemployment insurance con- as far back as 193T nred the which min'.ey bv making delinquent i Ipped open her The Kearny incident entete-i Senate debate when Sen. Charles tobey, R.. X H.. asked membeis o; the ForeiRsi Re- lations Committee to confnin 10- ports in the that Admiral Harold R. StaiK, Chief Of Naval Opcratlon.s, h.ui teslituM that it was convoying the time. iaymont.< before Nov. IS, Unem- ployment Insurance Director ton 0. Loysor. said Loysen that ual Vevemie act of 1941 who Mate to up by Nov. is and thereby obtain erttlit for fichty-onc }fr cent of Uwfr payroli tax