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   Delphos Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1942, Delphos, Ohio                                Hie Latest Telegraphic News BY United Press DELPHOS DAILY HERALD WEATHER Much cooler with fresh diminishing winds on Saturday PRICE THREE CENTS SATURDAY MAY NAZIS ORDER RETREAT TO NEW SPOTLIGHTS BUS CHISF1ERS SEEK POSSIBLE TRAINING SITES lYANKS MEET UR WITH CAMEL IN AUSTRALIAN DESERT Henderson Throws Spotlight of Publicity on Those Suspected of Obtaining High Allowance Cards by Misrepresentation Takes Cue from Presidents Press Con ference Remarks in Favor of Pub licity on Holders of X By HILLIER KRIEGHBAUM May 1C UP Price Administrator Leon Hender son today threw the spotlight of Publicity on gasoline ration chis elers suspected of obtaining high allowance cards misrepresenta Taking his cue from President Roosevelts press conference re marks In favor of publicity on holders of X cards permitting unlimited Henderson an nounced that he will issue a direc tive today ordering all rationing boards to open their records to public inspection as soon as prac His action will make it possible to determine the type of ration cards issued to congressmen and other government officials involved1 in teapot explosion on Capitol The price administrator earlier this week ruled that members of congress and officials of govern ment departments are entitled to X cards for official including transportation to con duct business with a government Hendersons publicity order was Issued only a few hours after the resentful of public and newspaper criticism of con gressmen who obtained X cards a resolution asking to waive and exemptions under the gas oline or other It was defeated 66 to with its Sheridan and Claude the only legislators voting The chamber then unleashed a scathing attack on government bureaucrats who enjoy free use of automobiles and The only ration cards which will escape public inspection aie those issued to the military services arid law enforcement But all ethers will be checked by OPA officials themselves along with neighbors of see if holders of preference cards are entitled to A still further warning was icon tinned in a statement today by At torney General Francis Biddle that the Justice Departments war frauds unit will investigate and prosecute any complaints arising from government rationing pro would include the gasoline and price ceiling The senates attack on bureau crats was highlighted by charges of Burton and that muchof the riding around by government officials made no The issue was debated heatedly in the house on Thursday but the lower chamber took no decision one way cr the The lone de velopment there yesterday was the disclosure of William Fitz holder of a B2 45gallou he rode a street car from his home to the capital foii the first time in a quar ter found it wasnt so May UPi Officials of the Ohio State Guard are surveying stateowned proper ties in the iRossHoaking Forest aibandoned Civilian Con servation Coips camips and Ohio University at Athens as possible training sites iior the giuard this i MoJt oil tlio guardk training grounds ait Camp Perry already are under lease to the federal govern ment for training army troops and negotiations for leasing the remaind er of the are in Prevent Japanese from Crossing River North of Burma Koad in Southern China Japs Persist ently Try to Cross Wild and Rugged Terrain Gives Chinese By ROBERT MARTIN May 16 UP The Chinese today stemmed Japan ese efforts to cross the Salween river north of the Burma road in southern and outflank Yung The Japanese had persistently tried to it was but terrain was so wild and rugged1 it gavp the Chinese the The Japanese could not use mech anized and it was not believed they could bring up heavy The AllIndia heard in ciTcrennT Chungking that the situation in Yunnan province was A cholera epidemic raged refugees of the invasion of Burma and and authorities at Kun ming appealed to all citizens to have themselves innoculated imme The epidemic began when refu gees started pouring into and a survey showed that one hos pital had had 700 cholera cases in the last few though less than 100 had Travelers from Yung Chang said cholera stricken refugees were in every village along the road and there were hundreds It was not believed that the Jap anese be able to encircle many defenders through their of the Irrawaddy river near Katha last The British apparently have withdrawn far enough riot to be threatened from There was no confirmation here of reports that the British had extricated themselves from encirclement in Burma and reached the Indian bor Authoritative quarters in Lon don denied that British troops had been completely withdrawn from Chinese military quarters were pleased with continued Allicdi aer ial blows at the A com munique from New yesterday reported that States Army bombers on Thursday had made a second daylight attack on Japaneseheld Myitkyina air in northern smash ing grounded runways and APPEALS TO BOARD HEAD WPB BANS NEW INSTALLATIONS May 16 UP Wysor of the Re iSteel has appealed to Chairman Nelson of the war production board to take im mediate action to get these men back to work in the strike of 1500 men at two of the companys Penn sylvania it was The men struck in a dispute over the handling of explosives under a new federal ORDER C Germans Order New Defense Line Built Half a Mile West of Kiver Before Kharkov Prepare Last Ditch Defense and to Blow Up All Arms and Ammunition in Red Tank Corps Hurl Against Weakening Nazi FKK DISLIKES LOOSE TALK Press Phonephoto Camels arent native to but they feel right at IIP on the commonwealths great some American soldiers meet one for the fi id give him a peace FDR Says Forces Increasing Participation in Worlds Far Flung Battlelronts Flow of War Supplies to Allies Being Stepped Up 15 UP President that armed forces are stepping up the tempo of their participation in the worlds farflung battle fronts and that the flow of war sup to our allies is increasing He told a press conference that American bluejackets and marines are getting into the fight more and and are entering new theaters cf the war of the At the same time he that April lendlease aid for the United Nations amounted to record The figure for that mouth Roosevelt was about the same as that for the first six months of the Roosevelt said that ship ments of war materials to Soviet Russia were proceeding all In a statement issued the White House said that finished munitions now comprise the bulk of lendlease shipments to United The president discussed the in creased participation of armed in the world war in connec tion with the War Departments taking control of the opera tions of the nations commercial This he was necessary to insure the movement of our He said that the in lendlease exports in April were allocated in a manner aimed at putting the supplies to their most effective use in fighting our com mon May 16 cir cuit court jury decided yesterday that Virginia of should have in stead of from the estate cf her the late Charles Chicago The after four hours de returned a sealed ver dict in the courtroom of Judge Benjamin holding that oodocil were void because he was of unsound mind when they were The jurys ruling invalidated be quests to 35 individuals and seven Instead of her original bequest of Peckinpaugh will share equally in the 000 estate with her Gladys FDR SPEAKS ON GAS X Senator Asks Use of Largo Fleet of Torpedo Boats and Sub Chasers Would be Means of Ending Atlantic Coast Submarine Menace Within 60 to 90 Return from Inspection Tour of Gulf Coast May 16 UP President Roosevelt thinks fchat the namies of persons who hold X gasoline ration cards should bo a matter of ipublic and not kept lie expressed tttiis belicit at a press at which he ex plained how he is attempting to save use of gasoline and tire milb ber While Aa tin athis gas1 and rubber economy Roosevelt said ho had order one While llouso car and Service car to be left at his homo in Hyde instead of being driven up Washington every time the President goes to Hyde APPOINTED AS COMPANY TO RECALL STOCK May 16 UP The War Production Board lias banned new installations of air con ditioning and commercial refrigera tion equipment except to meet war and other essential civilian require Installations designed solely for Unisonal comfort in res taurants and ihotels were specifically Installation to cover health re such as flood process ing and will not be officials May 16 UP Directors of tdie Ohio Oil Company announced that the firm willl recall for redemption on June a total of shares of preferred stock valued at from stockholders of record May Directors said the stock would be redeemed at a With the redemption represents 30 per A dividend of per share all outstanding preferred stock of May 14 will be payable June the same day as the it was May 15 UP Governor Bricker today appointed Frank Painesville at as bake county probate judge to succeed the late Elton Bricker said he did know what he would do in regard to ap pointment of a Lake county com mon pleas judge to succeed Win field Slocum who has accepted a commission in the army but has in dicated he will not resign the By JOHN BEAL May 16 UP James to day urged the navy to consider use of a large fleet of torpedo boats and subchasers as a means of ending the Atlantic coast sub marine menace within 60 to 90 Recently returned from an in spection tour of gulf coast ship Mead said in an interview that he is convinced the swift deadly craft present the answer to Axis marauders which have tak en a heavy toll of United Nations shipping in hemisphere Axis underscas craft have sunk some 195 ships in the the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico since Americas entry into the Sheridan told he senate Thursday that the attacks have resulted in the withdrawal of all tankers from Atlantic coast recalling the daring ex ploits of John whoso tiny PT squadron sank seven Japanese warships and merchant vessels before the fall of Ccrregi said that if the naval heros recital of his feat is the testimony of we know it is a huge mosquito fleet will stop the submarine who toured the gulf ship yards with members of the special senate war investigating commit said a number of yards now are building ships with sufficient striking power to destroy a sub o the he could be carried on the decks of cargo vessels to be lowered into the water when the presence of a sub marine is Others are large enough to convoy merchant he JAPS COMPLETE BATTLESHIP UP Kenneth Mills took the spare tiro off his automobile and put it in the attic of his home for safe He notified police today that it was stolen from the Bricker has proclaimed tomorrow as Blue Mothers Day in honor of the Blue Star Mothers or ganization of these with a son or sons in the armed May 16 UP Janes fighting the authoritative naval reported that Japan has completed one of five Qf more than tons and was completing tthree or fast pocket battle of from to It was apparently established that Japan had laid down five mon fcter Ixaitltleshiips between March 1937 and December By HENRY SHAPIRO May 16 man commanders have ordered their men to retreat to a river line before Kharkov for last ditch de fense and blow up all arms and munition in their special dispatches from the front said to The order for the retreat was contained in an enemy divisional order of the day captured by the Russians in offensive which in creased hourly in ferocity against Russias fourth industrial cap ital of the It ordered the new defense line built half a mile west of the which the Russian command did The right might of sev including an arm of the Do nets which flows about 25 miles east of the Picked Red army infantrymen borne in new monster ver itable land hurled themselves against the weakening German defenses before Kharkov on a front of 40 miles or with pressure toward the southern end of the charging out on Ger man defenses from their were striking against the enemy in a new threat and dispatch massed in the fighting might be thrown into the battle at any to help in reducing the thousands of strong points in the German hedgehog defense It was reported that the hard fighting Russian forces in the Kerch peninsula had lashed out Kerch city in a smashing counterattack and were lighting shock troops in the hills to the There were reports uncon firmed that the intrepid gar rison of their spirit un dimned after months blazing at struck out in an attack of their possibly a relieving movement to aid the peninsular Russias neon re porting stubborn fighting in the said the Russian offen sive at Kharkov in this its The communique asserted that the driving through de fenses it had taken the Germans painful months to build in the limbfreezing were retak ing towns and villages and inflict ing tremendous losses on the tir ing1 A great quantity of motor war am munltion and focd dumps has been the communique It added that on the Leningrad front the in their offen sive had killed an addi tional In the Kharkov United States threeturreted medium bristling with were aiding the Russian tank corps in backing up the land battleships and dispatches said the American machines were giving a splendd account of The great new tanks ripping far into the German lines carrying shock were newly developed machines of Vorcshilov Official dispatches said they were blasting a trail of deaththrough an everwidening breach in the German defenses in what was be coming one of the great battles of the GermanRussian The guerrillas were a new men ace to the whose com munications throughout the vital Kharkov area ware now threat It was reported that their ferocious attacks were great ly handicapping the Germans in 16 UP President Roosevelt ihas expressed vehement distaste for what he said vas a great amount of loose tajik in Washington including the capital about the He was asked at his press con ference to elaborate the lecture he gave members of tine Pacific war council earlier this week on the dangers of loose talk about the My he there is more loose talk in Washington than any where Tne country as a whole is all right and is keeping a close buit same thing cant be said for he CHURCHILL SEES RIDGE AHEAD Says United Nations Will Come on Top of the Ridge Prema ture to Say We have But We See the Ridge Ahead Now Cheering Crowd Greets Prime Minister at Train May 16 UP Prime Minister Winston Churchill said in a speech today that We have reached a period of the warj when it would be premature to say we have topped ttie butwe the ridge ahead The will coma on top of the he and then they will have the chance only of beating down and subduing those evil foices which have twice let ruin and ha voc on the but they will have further and grander prospect beyond the smoke of battle and the confusion of the We see that un will surely carry us and our the great nations of the the unfortunate nations who have been enslaved on to one of the deepest Hounded move ments of humanity which have taken place in our Here is the 33rd month of the none of us is weary of the None of us is calling for any favors from the he plays rough we can play rough Whatever we have got to take we will take it and give it back in greater It is not now to be brave men against men wlio are aimed but a fight of people with not only resolve and a cause but iuso with Good old Winston came from the great crowd of cheering muni tions workers and wcmen lailroadi clerks and stenographers who greeted Churchill as he left his wearing a typical Chur chilliau hat and a service gas He acknowledged the welcome with a victory their attempt to withdraw in good and it was said that at one point guerrillas succeeded in block ing a retreat line The Red attacking front ally and in salients to north and1 south of fought through torrential spring rains of the sort which had bogged down the vaunt ed German American Curtiss P40 Tcma hawk and Bell P39 Airacobra the cannon firing Airaco bras rated as uuequaled as middle altitude and speedy British Hurricanes joined in battle with the crack N Stormovik dive bombing and ivlijffl The immediate objective of shal Semyon Timoshenkos sail arnvy seemed to to all German ing north and south 0 and U was indicated that already In aoiBg tt   

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