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   High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1942, High Point, North Carolina                                fir THE WEATHER 0 Weatber Mat faint and warmer THE HIGH ENTERPRISE KEEP FLYING 197 ASSOIUAlKO SERVICE HIGH FRIDAY JULY 1942 WIDE VORLI VKATURC SKKVICU PRICE FIVE CENTS HUGE NAZI FORCES CONTINUE MARCH British Using New American Tanks In Drive Imperial Forces Striv ing to Hold NewlyWon Positions July British engaged in a violent and still indecisive tank battle since yesterday in the center of the el Alamein desert were reported to day to have brought up Americanmade General Lee tanks to give additional power their The General an improved version of the General mounts 75 millimeter guns in the turret instead of at the side and has streamlined The Gen eral Grants previously had proved a mainstay of British armored forces in the The British were making stub born efforts to hold their newly Won positions in the center of the ALLIED SUCCESSES New Zealand infantry and armor scored a number of successes there against attacking German In the northern ihe British imperials were having suc After a allday fight yesterday they reoccupied their original positions on the low er ridge of Tel el They al ready had held the higher The British were reported by Reuters to have advanced seven miles in the central sector Wed of the Russians Fall Violent Tank Battle Rages In Desert Fight Back Toward I Diplomatic Break Results With Finland Seen On Japs Base Consular Move American Air Force in China Continues Assaults On Port By The Associated Tress July United States Issues Request for Closing Of Consular Offices By WADE WERXKR the United States Two Soldiers On Maneuvers Electrocuted United States bomber attack i Finland and great v break m diplomatic relations lo1 base on the the Helsinki government yesterday scored very I preparing to close all its consular j Satisfactory a com offices in this country in ic muniquefrom Jo ance with a Washington a third was injurod last nighl IT were Vital Centers Steadily Increasing Threats Spur Red Defenders at i Voronezh j MOSCOW July Masses of German infantry supported by their heaviest force of perhaps men all ed through the high wheatfields of the Don steppes in a continuing offen sive today as the Red Army fell back both toward Staiin grad and Mindful of the hourly increasing I threats to both of these impui tant centers on the Volga and the Lower Don which rank each side of the entrance lo the the Red Army lougiit from SHIP TORPEDOED AND SUNK and smoke burst from a sinking cargo ship which was torpedoed by an enemy submarine in the Gulf Mexico while lying close to shore and blackedout the night of July Fifteen crewmen strug gled to a partially burned lifeboat and escaped but 27 others Huge British Bombers Raid German Bases July 1 fP force of Britains big1 gest fourengined struck i at Germany before the fall of i darkness last night in attacks on j submarine building yards five j THE WAR TODAY By DeWITT MacKUNZIE Wide World War Analyst miles from hardhit Luebeck and I on shipyards at near I securing control Jluweisat Sharp fighting also was report the GermanDanish ed at the southern end of iie where enemy was said to withdrawn and in coastal sector to the The communique gave no hint as points There can be Subsidies May Curtail East Gas Rationing July Senator George DGal said today responsible represemativesof large oil companies had told him that payment of government subsidies to meet increased transportation seph Stihvells headquar ters announced Fighters escorted the bombers in the raid on Hankow and also in another on the Nanchang air drome on July the communique The fighterescorted bomber at j lack on the Hankow waterfront was the fourth by the United States air force in China since it took over tiie work of the Flying j Tigers of the The previous I attacks on the river port were on j July 2 and j July An official statement issued through the Finnish news bu reau today said the Washington decision to close the American consulate here and to request Hosing of Finnish in the United States was a sur prise to the Finnish govern which had no reason to suppose that its policy could lead to such an The State in dis I when the antennae of iheir scout j car radio contacted a high tension wire in The two killed were identified as Privates First Class James of and Henry of New Or Denny was slight ly The text of the communique j closing last night that it had asked It is now learned that during tFle Finnish government to discon Voronezh on the north to the riverwrinkled country soutiOasi of Near a river crossing southeast of 200 miles south of the Soviet fighters were reported to have handed a iiecw blow to the This river crossing was named in Soviet bin it i Jill I Parked on a side street Mon1 was not believed the German d roe the three soldiers were rcceivvance had surged lo the i nc ms messages from iheir cavalry tion where the eastwest unit in ihe Carolinas As they moved to a new their antennae struck a high ten sion When Hinson and Eng lert attempted to jump from the an attack on docks in the Japanese tinue its consular activities in the thev Army concession at Hankow July Statrs not latpr than An officials by Major William with a fighter escort led by Squadron i United States not later than An Eh i Igust announced that it already bombs landed on the docks and i h d cancelled thc consular com a near mfsses onshi s SC mifsions of American consular of ATTACK in Finland find closing On July 3 Allied bombers led Leader John attacked The status of the American le Nanchang The Japanese I itself and that of the Fin costs soon would assure a suffi were taken completely by nsh legation in Washington re HO dispute petroleum into eastfRiinwaVs were damaged and two i main but the ousting ifx ii consulates was ominously reminiscent of a similar develop in GermanAmerican Thc closing of German con1 offices in this country v tivj I I U I I U j pvn 1 r i j t A to how the battle in the center was i Details of the Luebeck and to defeat lhc Re Army but said that a number of i Flensburg attacks were meager I before a second front can be enemy tanks had been knocked j but an air ministry communique said the bombs were seen to burst in yards and slipways of the sub marine building yards near Lue Two of the bombers were Details of our losses are not yet thc bulletin Other dispatches from the front indicated thst much of the armor ed strength of both sides was en gaged in the struggle and it ap peared that a crisis in the battle for Egypt was British headquarters said that the RAF was strongly supporting the imperial ground forces and that fighterbombers and fighters were continuing to ham on 4j Bold Attack Sinks Small Dutch Ship Shipping Toll in Atlantic Ruches 37 Figure By The Associated Press Axis submarines torpedoed small Dutch merchant ship in the j out started in Caribbean in a bold daylight at1 British air observers said the tack May 24 taking a toll of two j new tactic of striking late in the lives in the ships crew of 31 and long Summer day gave thc raiders the next day sank a British small j the advantage of daylight for pre cargo vessel in the Atlantic with i cision bombing and the cover of a loss of three more the I darkness for return to their home Navy announced These and three reported two of which were American and one raised to 379 the unofficial As sociated Press count of Allied and neutral ships sunk in the western re ported The Berlin radio broadcast a DNB report that German aircraft dropped heavy bonros on aircraft factories at near causing heavy damage to assembly The major target in the Lue beck area was identified as the a medium sized Official British circles f said as many 35 15 submarines j hnve been reported on the slips or fitting out at one time Some of the planes swept as low as 500 feet to loose their I The fliers reported bombs were seen bursting oh yards and slip ways where Uboats are fashion ed for raids along the Russian convoy route and in the The attack was maae at double British Summer time pastern war 2o minutes before the nightly black opened in although that isnt the only reason for Herr Hitlers its doubtful if there are many experts who wouldnt say that the front outglu to be opened in the near fea This column said as much but also emphasized that question of just when such a colossal and perilous oper ation is mut be decid ed by the Allied high MANV DIFFICULTIES This secondfront in volving docs a waterborne j who suggested absorb the cost of these He added that if the treasury ap he would lay the proposal before the Senate finance commit of which he is Secretary of Com merce Jones announced that the defense supplies corporation would assist in financing transportation and distribution of petroleum pro ducts to the eastern A gasoline price increase of 2 cents a permitted by the Office of Price Administration in IT rationed generally was expected to be cancelled when such subsidy payments become effect a high government Atlantic since the entered the Survivors of the Dutch ship said their vessel sank so rapidly they barely had time to launch a lifeboat and a raft before she went The 29 survivors were rescued three hours later by another merchantman and taken to a Caribbean BURLINGTON SOLDIER DIES AT FORT RILEY ARMY BASE FORT July Harry of collapsed on the parade ground yesterday and died an hour later in the hos pital at this cavalry replacement training Physicians said death was caused by cerebral Search for Parachutes Near Presidents Home is Renewed July bank of the Hudson River for six parachutes reported seen descending in an area near President Hyde Park estate was renewed at dawn but thc belief was they may havebecn fes tival A farm superintendents uncon firmed of sighting para chutes late yesterday afternoon brought a small army of FBI and state police officials to the scene but they postponed their search until daybreak today after townsfolk advanced a theory the reported aerial objectives probably were balloons sent aloft by a group celebrating a religious Robert a hotel clerk in nearby told investiga tors he had heard fireworks about the time the parachutes wrrr reported siphtrd ami recalled that persons of Italian descent gather ed at Glasgow on the opposite bra ing a feast day by shoot ing off Roman candles and releasing Other nearby irsidcnts also clung lo the balloon rather than the parachute and several police officers expressed the same Dutchcss County Sheriff Fred Close no celebra tion releasing balloons had been but added that we have been unable to get any confirma tion of a parachute We seriously doubt that it he We have been unable to find any airplane spotters in that area who saw any plane over the region al that Paul of Lynn wood presents more difficulties than a porcupine does Thc fact that the Allied leadership hasnt yet attempted an invasion of western Europe ought to make it clear that thus far it hasnt been Our eagerness to help gallant Russia in her magnificent and to smash Genghis Hit shouldnt be allowed ot upset our the Allied command is just as anxious on 1aRe 4 iat his name not be cautioned against ex loo much in tnc way of gas oline prices He explained that subsidy de tails had not been worked out yet and added that the primary pur pose of the arrangement was to hold down the price of fuel oil and other necessary oils needed in homes and factories for heating or Leader McCormack announced today that Price Administrator Leon Hendcr Wage Control Under Study President Says Whole Problem of Inflation and Wages Considered July was There was no of American consular offices in i The whole of inflation damage to our On July 16 Allied bombers with a fighter escort attacked the rupture and declaration of i conference but he said no waterfront at Hankow with very i Fourteen Finnish consulates on decision had been reached on the satisfactory American soil will have to j time when he mighl make definite iquadron Leader Howard is j but actually few consular offi1 recommendations to rrom He formerly i dais will go back to Finland for Thc basis of all policy on this T and of them are honorary con he is keeping i V Newkirk and viceconsuls of American the cost of living from going ron leader after Newkirk was killed in action in Thailand last March SUPPLIES FOB CHINA July T for of the consular section of the American legation in Helsinki doesnot mean the consuls there ooviet to Chungking over a omcials highway most of which has been Tne State Department 5 constructed since the war with nouncemenr made no mcnti Japan began five vears ago an ilne vllich Finland is waging1 a canning for official announcement disclosed against Russia as an ally The whole thing is he p of and based it aciion j he the whole f fjSS The announcement revealed that purely on Finnish restrictions hing must be kept as much in line j from Stalingrad joins ihe RostovMoscow This might indicate that wavy fighting took place hear or east of Kamensk i the Donets 40 miles south ot Mil The Germans claimed they had cut the railway Stalingrad with the This railway is just south of j CASUALTIES HIGH The Russians said 14 German I tanks were destroyed and 600 Ger I mans killed in the battle at lha i i As the Russians fell back through thc green fields which were to have played a large pan in feeding their peoplethis reports told how the counup side was left littered with Ger burned out and the si man ihe fuming wrecks of ruins of guns and In one other sector of this front the Russians reported a hard punch in which 13 invading tanks were smashed and Gernrins But the dispatches said the Ger mans were unmindful of these throwing in more men machines strongly supported air as they advanced upon Stalingrad now less than 175 miles from the flaming front and Ros tov perhaps 130 miles lo the Voronexh Russians chances brighlcnncl wih every new couii a 5 per cent increase wouldI terattack the stiffened Red Army force up the living cost nearly Ofso much as would a similar raise i Germany was one of the prelimij and wage controls is under naries leading up to the final j President Roosevelt told a press going Likewise tfce closing Asked his reaction to the Wai Labor Boards recommendation that workers in little steel com panies receive an additional 41 are packing They are cents a equivalent to a officers of the legation who cent the President re ibeen acting concurrently as con marked that for an article like vo tru LI icn it ii i Chinese minister i which hampered the functioning as possible m all economic has just comI legation officials in their con Likewise under he de Opponents Of Pipe Line Plan Attack Concentrate Forces on Baileys Amendment Opponents of a barge canal across Florida concentrated their forces today behind an amendment by Senator Bailey D NC to strip its authorization from a bill providing pipelines as other means of relieving thc east coast oil I dont know whether the amendment Senator Bailey I never predict Senate More Senators Pep per and Andrews of pre dicted defeat for the amendment and passage of the bill authorizes total ex penditures of and car ries provision for onr or morr pipelines across Florida from the Gulf of Mexico to Ihr Johns the approximate the proposed as well as a pipeline from thc Tinsle oil fields of Mississippi to either pletcd an inspection of the new during which he saw vita materials moving toward Chung king in modern in carts carrying to pounds of i goods each and on the backs of thousands of i The western terminus of the which winds through sular contrary to treaty is the question whether the j rights I AIL 11UUI I i 11 111 17 L 1 son had assured him the recent which winds through i two and onehalf cents a gallon j mountains and across gasoline increase in eastern states Ir desert is I ga soon would be McCormack said he did not on Fnec 6 PRIVATE LEjf GRADUATES FROM TECHHiCAL SCHOOL siluaied at the foot of the AMo Gold Mountains on the border between China and Russian Turke Case Against Four Nazis Conclude Case on Long Island Saboteurs projected wage increase for thc i j liille steel industry could be sorbed without boosting the price I I of Advised that WLB Chairman Davis had spoken of I the need for establishing equity in i wage the chief execu tive asserted that was under as part of the complex ity between various Confirming that he had fcrrcd yesterday with Philip Mur at government president of the CIO and of I rhe came after To Halt Profiteering House Navil Committee Gives Unanimous Approval July A measure outlawing commission fees on government war contracts was approved unanimously today by ihe House naval committee after the Navy itself demanded swift action to stop profiteering CHANUTE Julv fronl Alfred on of and 1003 Lindsay High was graduated recently from the Cha nute Field school of the Army Air Forces Technical Training While at Chanute Field he has been undergoing training in va rious technical operations vital to the maintenance of the coutnrys fighting There the road joins a Russian July hhe UnTon j Public hearings during i highway leading to thc railhead The prosecution completed its j President told the that he xrvmch representatives of four firms of sales engineers in nations capital told of earning close to during the 18 months in fees for obtaining contracts for manufacturers throughout the in case today against four of the and the labor leader had discussed Part of the said thc ofi eight submarinelanded Nazis now the little steel ruling of the Labor ficial is carved on trial before a military commis The union had asked for mountain Szechwan the sides of precipies in jsion an extra SJ a day for ranges in northern These four were those who landI But the President said he had no and southern Shensi following ancient trails cut across those mountains some years x x x JAPS MAKE LANDING ed on Long Stiil to be completed is the prosecutions case against thc four who landed in Major General Frank I president of the military commis TOKYO from Japanese made the announcement of James news of this While there have been numerj ous reports that thc administra tion was interested in Canadas L system of attempting to control inffatrnrt f Wivxscrtirt I f i is very OB 3 MfiiffittsXXI July Jap progress and also said that the study now in progrc anese naval units early today efj reading of a long document begun i yesterday afternoon was complet ed at this mornings j Meanwhile attorneys in three districts drafted formal charges against 10 of tie M per i sons recently apprehended as oc complices of the men on trial i I II ICL TUTU 13 tJjTV Roosevelt said today and that quick action a of the should be taken to stop profiteer ing at government that this was not a or The measure also would author ize the deepening and enlargement of the Gulf waterway from the vi cinity of Opnlachoe Bay lo Corpus and its extension to the vicinity of the Mexican Both Bailey and Senator Van dcnbcrg RMich assailed the authorizations yesterday as a needless waste of funds and as WASHINGTON By RAV TUCKER PROTEST The dispute rcgard I ing Ihe methods to police prices has flamed into a combat between the Hendersonians and the house wives of In committee conferences and cloakroom con versations Congressional husbands maintain that the actual buyers can do a better job and at less cost to thc The Price Administrator bases his demand for a generous appro large in each Mis Capitol Hill critics insist that such an army of as they characterize his proposed or is wholly They argue that feminine shrewd ness and economical instincts can be dependejd on to make thc the the candle stickmaker Businessmen in both chambers point out that sixtyeight per cent of the nations shopping is done by According to the do mesticated they know values and quality better than any col that ho saw a on plane wjili a 2 Z ird scrtcd the petroleum on the ground that now had authority lo build necesj needs ninety thousand I Icclion of payroll patriots thai sary graders and accounti Leon could And it rr availnhlr Ho wants at Iras onr Wash main unconvinced that H rp should be spent on the war ineton jn rvrry city and i quires A which make ru lown of any and afairly i Continued on 3 BULLETIN PLANE CRASHES July An unidentified army plane crashed and burned near hero Witnesses said they be lieved thc pilot perished In his blazing The crash occurred about 15 miles from Charlotte on the farm of a farmer livinjf near said he saw the plane break into flames as it plunged to ward the rarth and that he heard rries froi it Thr wreckacf Mill hurn InR British Air Offensive Against Germany Is Below Expectations By KMV HJILETOX and Bremenhavp been July D since the Cologne assault but as it has been in ish air sources say they left tho i Britains air offensive Gcr cities so devastated that they ca many still is shorl of expectations make if further con and still below thc peak of sink tribution to Germanys war ing power it must Thc air offensive made I vclop io become a decisive announced cost of 261 bomber air experts said up to last is regarded by jr j The appraisal ot these formed British who would not permit their as below to be is based on the nights since the RAF opened thc Allies sccona nont in the with the mass attack on Cologne last May the first of three 000plane raids on Associated Press tabulations i show that beginning with the Cologne raid thc RAF has madci about bombertrips against expTaln ThelRAF OoiTiiany fulfilmcnl of Prime kccp ip the thousandnlanJ Mmistrr Churchill s promise to erase indusiry Only two wiili a tinnisaiui more bombeis against Em1 They said they believed the high hopes raised when the mass bomb ing of Cologne thrilled the Unitec Nations appeared premature ant really intensive attacks on ir dustry in Centra and Eastern iy must wait for that These experts sons i kccp Kxcopiionally bad I m   

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