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Bismarck Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1942, Bismarck, North Dakota Thought For Today- The rust will find tht sword of fame. The dust will the shall nail so high his name Time will not tear it down. VANCE CHENEY THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE North Dakota's Oldest 1873 VOLUME 156 N. JULY 1942 PRICE FIVE CENTS THE WEATHER Timndershowers early tonight. Not much change in temperature. British 5 Destroy 1 m if if if if if IB Men Will Be Inducted Beginning Aug. 1 'Mondan Buckerocr RIDE 'IM LET 'ER TO BE Men Wrth One Eye or With Only One Good Ear Slated for' Limited Service There'll be plenty of this ac- tion when saddles are cinch- pd tonight for the opening of Mandan's. annual three-day July Fourth rodeo. Cowboys the running for na- u'onal championships will make their bid for honors in Caddie bronc calf rop- bull-dogging and bull rid- great Mandan biggest in the West Independence day Alvin Gor- don of keeps his seat on the hurricane deck of high-diving Golden Fan' at the 1941 Mandan event is entered again this year. The rodeo opens with .its jfirst serf arm- ance tonight at 9 Bis- marck time. Other -shows are scheduled at 3 and 9 p. m. afternoon and and Sun- day. WASHINGTON T e array Friday announced in- of starting the indue- t on of regular quotas of men placed in the deferred 1-B selec- tive service class because of minor physical defects. Beginning Aug. men with only cae eye or complete deafness in one among will be inducted for limited military provided otherwise meet requirements. They will be assigned to duty with corps area service commands and fhe war department overhead and thereby release an almost equal number of folly qualified soldiers for service with task forces. under the new be limited to those with minor physical defects who are able to bring to the army a useful vocation which was followed in civil the war department said. Men found upon re-examination to be qualified for full military service wfll be inducted as 1-A registrants. Among those_now claisiflecLasJ-B who would be eligible under the new ruling for limited service status are weight and chest cir- dardslwit do not fall in Class who nave minimum 20-40 sight in one or both eyes if corrective with glasses to 20-40 in either whose hearing in one or both ears is not less than with complete deafness in one ear permitted if hearing in the other is 10-20 or who have insuf- ficient teeth if the defect is correc- tible by dentures. HAIL DOES LITTLE PAIGE TO Ci Hail that fell Thursday evening over an area extending from Mandan to Wilton on the northeast caused slight damage to crops over the area. Stones big as chicken fell in parts of it was but caused surprisingly little damage to gardens and foliage even though they were big enough to batter fabric automobile tops. The storm lasted for about 15 min- utes. starting at about p. m. in Mandan. Wilton and Bald- win in Burleigh county reported very light Wilton also reporting the heaviest precipitation in the .62 inch. In inch of rain fell within the space of a few minutes about p. m. Thursday. At the Great Plains Field Experi- ment south of it was estimated that from 40 to 50 per cent of the fruit was knocked off fruit trees. Damage to wheat and oats set at about 5 per cent with rye dam- age slightly higher. Corn was hurt but may be expected to recover. The hail extended north along the river from Mandan to and east. It extended about eight miles south of Mandan. WAR BULLETINS NAZIS ACTIVE IN NORWAY German oc- cupation forces are greatly increasing military prepara- tions in Norway and presumably against a possible second Stockholm dispatches said. SEES FRANCE AS BATTLEFIELD Charles De leader of the Free told his countrymen in France that the final battle of the decides every- would be fought there and urged them to pre- pare for it. HUSKING CONTEST CANCELED ST. of corn husking contest scheduled to be Blue Earth county near this was announced Friday. Rubber conservation was the chief reason. FDR SIGNS WAR FUND BILL Roosevelt has signed law a vast appropriation bill for the war containing funds for thou- sands of new tanks and guns and money to equip an army of men by next July 1. STATE OF SIEGE LIFTED BERLIN German Prague newspapers published a decree lifting the state of siege imposed in the Bohemia-Moravia protectorate following the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich. SUB SINKS SHIP AT DOCK SAN COSTA submar- ine attacked Puerto Limon with its deck sinking a the San which was at British Roily to Repel Axis Claims Gain By ROGER D. GREENE Associated Press War Editor Britain's Egyptian armies clashed with the Axis in violent battle west of El Alamein again Friday after driving Field Mar- shal Erwin Rommel's Africa corps into at least- temporary re- treat in the three-day-old of the Unsubstantiated reports from said Ber- lin dispatches asserted late Friday that fhe Axis armies have ad- vanced within 15 or 20 miles of Alexandria and that the battle of El Alamein is regarded as won. These dispatches declared that the British are in retreat toward the Nile delta. British reports gave an entirely opposite asserting that the battle still is raging 70 miles or more beyond Alexandria. Dispatches from the front said the rallying at the eleventh are striking furiously at the Axis invaders. Details are lacking as to whether Rommel has returned after withdrawing Thursday night or whether the seiz- ing the are pursuing the Axis forces. on Page BATTLE TOOK PLACE PRIOR TO EGYPT RETREAT All Ships Were Italians Lose Two De- Sub Brit- ish light cruiser four British destroyers and one Polish destroyer were lost in the recent effort to reinforce Malta and British forces in Libya before they were pushed back into it was an- nounced officially Friday. The loss of the ships was announced in commons June 23 by Clement R. dominions secretary and dep- uty prime but he did not then identify them. Besides the the destroyers were the British Airedale and the Polish Kujawiak. All were comparatively new and many were completed since the war began. The completed in 1939. was one of nine cruisers of the Dido class and carried 10 535-inch suns. Against the British losses an Italian 8-inch gun two destroyers and a submarine were sunk and a battle- of the few Mussolini has _ Itt iiiiS tfna-vSiifof aought mostly from the the Axis lest 95 planes and the British 30. of the -States naval forces re- parted to next-of-kin by the navy department tiuruie the period June were announced Fri- day as 885 and The 190 wounded and 642 missing which up this total included personnel of the coast guard and marine corps and raised to approximately the number of casualties reported by the navy since the war started. of those under the classifica- tion of 'missmg' may have been res- cued at sea and landed at isolated i____________________________ spots or otherwise made their way l Over Half of Men in _ People Urged To Display Flag People of Bismarck were urged today to display the American flag Saturday in observance of Inde- pendence day. this when we are fighting to preserve the freedom our forefathers won for should we employ this means of calling attention to our declared E. S. American Legion Gag committee chairman. offices and other busi- ness places will be closed. The Bismarck Tribune will not publish GIFFORD PAID Gif- president of the American Telephone and was paid in the annual report of the company filed with the securities N. North Da- i and exchange commission disclosed. resources board met in Fargo i TO HAVE FLORA HEADS NEA C. super- intendent of S. C. schools was elected president of the National Education association to succeed Mrs. Myrtle Hooper Dahl of Minneapolis. B. C. B. principal of the senior high was elected first vice presi- dent to succeed Flora. Here Are Unofficial Final Figures for Election were only 29 precincts in the state not accounted for in the unofficial compilation of the Tuesday lepublican primary vote when tabulations were ended in the itate Associated Press elections returns bureau here Friday At that Incumbent Herman Thorson held a lead of 513 'otes over C. P. Dahl for the Republican nomination for secre- tary of state. At the same William Lemke held a lead of over Incumbent Congressman C. R. Robertson for the second con- gressional nomination. Here are the unofficial figures that will stand until the official canvass is For secretary of Thorson Dahl For Usher L. Burdick Lemke Robertson Smart The precincts not reported included one each in Williams and two each in Mountrail and three each in Divide and and six in McKenzie. 33 Out of 47 Die When Ship Is Sunk i Thursday to consider employment of 'a full-time paid representative to handle the business of the board and to plan a program of activity. The board made a tentative selec- tion for the Job and Murray Bald- win of will make the announcement Monday. Other members of the board are Henry Holt of Grand W. L. Gardner of New Ales Jardine of j Herman Stern of Valley City and B. I E. Groom of Fargo. The board proposes a three-point contact all agencies in the state that can do parts work on sub- contracts in the war program that i would give employment to the state's skilled labor. up to see what larger federal projects might be secured for i the state. planning a long range Rodeos Top Independence Day Programs I More than half the membership of the 219 obtained i 1 cards in Washington for unlimited post- war program for the develop- j j purchases of files of the By The Associated Press j district rationing administration re- The sinking of another United vealed Friday. Nations vessel with the death of 33 The representatives who obtained the cards North Robertson Senalars holding cards in- eluded Senator North of its 47-tnan crew was disclosed Friday bv the raising to 333 the unofficial Associated Press tabulation cf sinkings in the Western Atlantic ment of the state war coal and other resources.___ _ I7VGEBSOLL PROMOTED WASHINGTON Vice Adml. j Royal E commander-ui- chief of the Atlantic has been to flic rank yf full admiral by order of President Celebrations not distant from home were on the Fourth of July schedule of most Bismarck folk this weekend with highly-touted rodoes at Mandan and Killdeer due to entertain many of them. The urge to travel stymied this first war-year holiday by the necessity conserving on tires and many people will spend their time merely at home. It will be the back the golf a visit at Grandpa's or a picnic at the park for who will look upon the two days of freedom as much-needed sur- cease from the increasing strain of business and other every-day affairs. Promise of the weatherman that rain is in for the weekend indicated a pleasant weekend for all Tempering the holiday mood of pvcrjonp will knowtedgp that while America at home takes note of the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of In- American men and boys on four continents are shed- ding their blood in defense of it. remembrance of the guns of Ba- taan and the heroes of the Coral sea and Midway island. Mandan this year will combine patriotic and festive activities at TRICK ROPERS HERE Several of the tnck riding and roping stars who thrilled Mandan rodeo goers at last year's show have returned to perform in the 1942 Polly wife of clowning bull-fighter Georgie will so through her variety of Cossack drags and what-not on the back of a galloping horse. Don star who was one of the big hits of the 1941 win appear again. He was featured this winter with the Gene Autry shows In the East. Veme and Myrtle featured trick ropers and riders at Madi- son Sqiiare Garden's have brought their best horses here with them. This will make the 'current Fourth of July celebration tftc most serious .since the last war. There will be gayety as the na- tion seeks temporary release from the natural strain of but through it all will run grim its second annual major opening tonight with a perform- ance at 9 Other performances arc scheduled Sat- urday and Sunday afternoon at 3 fCWTi and Ssturdsj. and Sun- day evenings at 9 i A parade through the city of I beginning at noon Fri- wffl remind Bismarck peo- i pie of the rodeo opening and an- I other emphasizing the i patriotic Independence Day i wffl be held Saturday in Mandan. Rodeo riders wffl participate in L these. i Killdeer's rodeo also opens Fri- the first performance start- ing at p. m. toda.. Many of the best bronc riders in Western i North Dakota's great range coun- i try will participate in the many i contests at Killdeer. At thefe will be a combined cowboys' fea- turing rodeo and Inde- pendence day celebration Satur- day and Sunday. Other smaller manj of them drawing mauy hundred people from surrounding fill in the Fourth of Juij program. WASHINGTON President Roosevelt stepped into the congres- sional scrap over the deadlocked ag-. riculture appropriations bill Friday to assail group and declare that the only real issue In- volved is the government should be free to use its feed re- sources to produce food for wartime He strongly supported the admin- istration's demand that congress au- thorize sale of bushels of wheat for feeding purposes at prices under parity. Mr. Roosevelt gave bis views in a letter to leaders of seven labor and religious who had written to him June 20 in behalf of the wheat proposal and in support of larger funds for the Farm Security administration. Informed of the President's expres- Chairman. Cannon of the house appropriations commit- tee promptly said that only real issue is whether the principle of par- ity guaranteed the farmer by legisla- tion wffl be Cannon told report- producing a greater amount of foodstuffs than ever before in the history of the nation and at a cost which is the lowest percentage of consumer income ever paid by the consumer for food in the history of Congress went into a recess until Monday without acting on the agri- culture department's ap- propriation bin. The which has institut- ed plans for record production of food for the military and domestic needs of the United has been without funds since when the new fiscal year started. Senator RusseU floor manager of the annual departmental supply told colleagues it is his belief that failure of congress to re- solve differences on the measure would tie up all the depart- ment's until an appropria- tion measure is passed. I The department continued to func- tion in a nominal but officials made no commitments. Budget offi- cials are in a quandry. They were particularly perturbed about a payday for employes coming up on July 8. They said that unless funds are voted by July checks could be made out only for the last week of June. The Old Town Grown a i ______ 60 years J. L. now I of nearby Wythe paid his first visit to Big a village of i a few hundred souls. He's just paid his second visit to Big now a city of nearly Said POSTMASTER APPROVED 1 WAsmNGTON The senate hap confirmed Orsheus H Halvorsoc I as at K.
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