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Delphos Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 5, 1943, Delphos, Ohio I BY United Prm DELPHOS HERALD flurries In ex treme east portion Slightly PRICE THREE CENTS TUESDAY JANUARY 1943 STRIKE IS NG m FORD PLANT Signs Point To e ALLIES FEELING OUT ENEMY Believe Allies Might be Preparing for Quick Stab to Sea Between Tunis and Bizerte Henri Gi rands Headquarters Smashing of German Attack on Held in Slaying 5 of impending bigscale lighting in Tunisia increased Allied North African headquar ters announced that armored forces had reconnoitered in force around 27 miles southwest of without meeting effec tive enemy This might indicate that the Al lies were feeling out enemy posi tions before making a quick stab to the sea Tunis and Bi The Germans attacked aroundi 55 miles southwest of the port of met a stinging defeat and were re Henri Hlonore Girauds headquarters announced that the Germans attacked Sunday with 20 to 30 For a thei situa tion was the enemy hav ing surrounded Allied Then French American fighter planes and Ijombeis and tank destroyer the heavy guns on tractor treads that had spread havoc among the Afrika Korps armored forces in Egypt and into the Axis enemys losses were Giiraud They were reti eating and the Allied situation was considered Nazi radio Paris said violent lighting raged in Libya between the Italians and BritishFrench column advancing from Lake Air activity was on a generally reduced scale Allied North African Two enemy bombers were destroyed dur ing the night of Pierre governor general of French West said last night that the tempo of our activ ities will be accelerated the ueair the British Broadcasting Corporation A dispatch from said Dwight Field Marshal Lord comimander of Sir Samuel Brit ish ambassador to were be lievodi to have conferred Saturday on Gort left for London Saturday presumably and Eisenhower and Hoare con tinued the conversations the dispatch Veteran Red Player Dies SAN 5 UP John Alexander Cin cinnati Reds second baseman in the first World Series in died here Rritish Rombers In Second Raid 5 UP Brit ains heavy bombing devel oping the 1943 offensive of the royal air bombed the heart of German war fan the second straight night last v5 Two planes were lost in the at in which it was estimated that up to 100 heavy bombers took admitting damage to residential buildings and smiall casualties among said that so far four British bombers had been reported shot A Daily Expriess correspondent reported that in their big raid on the German submarine base at in occupied Sun day United States Army Flying Fortresses shot down 38 German fighter planes in High school freshman Donald of San accord ing to says he fired 15 rifle bullets into the body of his Matthew civilian army Explaining the reason for the he I had seen him beat her for it Today was too I grabbed my rifle shot Central TO SHE BALL SEASON RULES Kenesaw Landis Reaches Agree ment with Defense Transportation Director Joseph Eastman Exact Nature of Agreement Not By TOMMY DBVINE 5 ball Commissioner Kenesaw Landiis today reveals the conditions under the major leagues will be permitted to continue wartime The 76yearold diamond czar reached an agreement with Defense Transportation Director Joseph Eastman a week ago onthe type of schedule the majors would play in 1943 and the mariner which spring training would be conduct The exact nature of the agree ment has not been re vealed even to American and Na tional League Presidents William Harridge and Fordi Landis obtained from President Roosevelt a year ago the green light letter that gave approval for major league play last season The conditional go that Eastman lias provided is equally im The reluctance of the two Chi cago the Cubs and White to go ahead with a survey of facilities at French the site tentatively selected for their spring training camp after a pro posed tiTip to California was5 can was taken a tip teams may be told to train at French Lick is miles from Chi cago and some observers not believe even that much travel would be The only sound basis for any of the about what Laud is intends to do was furnished by distribution of model 140game schedules for the chub representa tives to Under provisions OL this schedule the season would open April 27 and close The playing priogiram adopted at the majors meeting in December set April 13 as the open ing day for a 154game schedule and included reduction in the num ber ofi intersectional The delayed opening would per mit teamis train at or near home without seriously hampering their As another means of adducing the strain on transportation facil the size of team traveling squads may be cut from 25 to 20 who tied for top honors in the Grand American trap shoot at in to day reported Camp Perry for army He hoped to be as signed as marksmanship instruc Former Official Dies 5 UP John Andrew former grand chancellor of the Knights of died last night at the state Pythias home at A native of Ringold had lived at the home since He was elected grand chancellor in OHIO ASSEMBLY M HARMONY Tunisia Fight OFFICERS EXPRES FEAR Dewey Sworn in as Governor Pressing Swiftly Toward Comple tion of ing Republican Majorities in Be tli Senate and House of Repre sentatives Adopt Temporary SOVIET ARMY STOPS NAZIS CounterAttacks on Three Southern Fronts Smashed by Russians Every Weapon from Tanks to Bayonets and Rifle Butts Brought into By HENRY SHAPIRO 5 troops smashed desperate German counterattacks on three southern fronts in grim battles under a moonless sky during the night in which every weapon from tanks to bayonets and rifle butts were brought into Realizing that their defeats were assuming the proportions of a gen eral the Germans threw massed tanks and infantry into counterattacks on the middle Don and Stalingrad Hemmed in hopelessly in a big Caucasus the Germans massed all their reserves otf infan try tanks hit the Russian line in hope of breaking The Russian in action in a matter of shrapnel and high explosive on the advancing enemy and knocked out eight tanks before they reached the Then in a clash of infantry against the noon com munique the Red aiiny in handtohand fighting with bayonet and rifle smashed the captured the village and began to pick up the bodies of the 330 dead who in the This was but part of a night of fighting in which the Russians swept through several additional villages and district centers in their which threatened to split the Gecmjan armies and force them to retreat all the way to Rostov on 300 odd miles to the they On the middle Don the Germans in their second big night counterattack sent newlyarrived men against the Red army in an other1 breakout Great Russian KlimVoioshilov tanks raced around to the flank of the crashed into their knocked out 49 German completely disorganized the enemy forces and sent them re Here the Russians found sev eral hundred dead on the noon communique as in the the Russiaiis continued a general of fensive tire noon commun ique won them a number of new inhabited The big1 German counter attack was maide on the southwest south Stalingrad The Germans attacked in forcei only to be thrown back in the noon communique while in other sectors Red army men ad vanced to storm and capture sever al On the central front west of Mos Russian troops broke through into a strongly fortified village southwest of Velikie Luki and ousted the enemy after a ferocious the noon coinimuuique In the streets of Rus sian troops sneaked through Ger man positions during the night to attack and capture several in the northern Cactory dis the noon communique TQ t By ELLIS WALDRON 5 UP The 95th Ohio General Assembly pressed swiftly toward completion of its organization today under an aura of wartme The overwhelming Republican majorities in both the senate and house of representatives adopt ed temporary selected per sonnel appointed temporary committees without a hitch as they convened in joint session this aft ernoon to canvass returns of the November a formality prescribed by the state constitu goal of both houses was to complete committee if and to start work on a temporary appropriation bill be fore recess this laiternoon in the senate and tomorrow in the until next Governor Bricker will be inaug urated for his third term Other elective state officials will be sworn into and the governor will give a joint inaugural address and report tire of Hie state a joint session Monday slender Democratic in the house and 5 in the showed every inclination to cooperate in hastening through noncontrover sial In the the Democrats ru frained fiomi the gesture of nominating floor William for president pro In the John Car minoirity floor leader nominated for moved a unanimous ballot for re election of William before the votes ware Wheu Henry questioned a resolution he said would give the house clerk unlimited power to appoint minor Carney moved immediate adoption of the majority remarking that We Democrats have been assured of our due share of house It was cleari if the Demo crats intend to snipe at the Bricker administration in efforts to embarrass his presidential possibil ities they were not ready yet to tip their A senate committee on commit tees comprising Lawrence Walter Nick New Tom Fred and Frank Whitle was expected an nounce appointments of permanent committees before adjournment to House Majority Floor Leader William said appointments to certain major especially the finance probably be an nounced in timo for consideration of the partial appropriation bill later this The house will adjourn Wednes day until next Deddens said also that the finance committee would try to tho partial appropriation bill ready early next week so that checks to state employes could be mailed out by regular midmonth payroll A joint conumittee appointed to advise the governor that organiza tion was complete included Repub lican Senators Everet Ad Bell Theodore and Democratic Boyd house members were Republican Frank Man George Co lumbus and Robert v hmu E Dewey takcs the oath the 47th governor of New York state in the capital at Judge Irvine Lehman ffi 6 Sovernor Herbert is swear hfflnto The moment marked the formal end of the 20year Democratic control of the state Central Press Cars Of Gas Are Destroyed 5 UP Five tank cars containing to gallons of gasoline ex ploded and caught lire derailment on the Tommyhawk cut stretch oc the Pittsburgh West Virginia railroad near here last In addition to the tank live other freight cars were Railroad employes and firemen from Charleroi and Monessen risked their lives to save 48 other cars on the 5Scar east bound Each of the tank cars contained to gallons of the railroad1 ThirtyThree Persons and Om Cor poration Indicted Biggest Se dition Trial in War to Begin Last of British Lose Destroyer 5 ad miralty announced today loss of the destroyer Time and place were not Janes Fighting Ships lists tho Firedrake as a destroyer of the Fame It wasi commissioned in 1935 and carried a crew of Gas Ration Freeze Hinted 5 hint that the 18 emergency gasoline ration freeze might have to be repeated in the east brought demands today from two senators for more centralized over and distribution or ipebrbleum Chairman Francis of a senate commilttee inves tigating gas and oil saidi Theres quite a feeling that if the oil situation could be put in the hands of one mini it would work Van Wert and Democratic Iviair John and Robert were named to a committee for preparation of permanent Speaker McCulloch Paul president of tho were authorized to appoint five members from each house to arrange participation in the gov ernors The senate naniedi Matheny as Richard as bill Foster assistant bill Ar thur postmas Frank assistant post and Vale as commit tee The house named James Logan as reading Reelection of Columbus Council man Francis Kearns as senate assistant clerk raised the question under the he can continue in both 5 UP The possibility names will be added to the list of 33 per sons and one corporation on charges of sedition was seen to day Special Prosecutor Wil liam Power Maloney asked for and received a 30day continuance of the District of Columbia grand a special assistant to Attorney General Francis admitted that we continuing our investigations of seditious prac Malonuy said he expected the biggest sedition trial thus far in the to last to six begin by the lant of the Maximum penalty is 0 years in prison and a fine A District of Columbia federal gnund jury ycstenlay indicted IK5 individuals and the New York Eve ning Previously in dicted last July on sedition charg es were 28 including Wil liam publisher of the En quirer William Dudley leader of the sil ver shirts Elizabeth Chi author of The Iladi Net George Sylvester New who was sentenced to two to six years and fined for violation of the Foreign Agents Registration Act Gerald Win publisher of The Court publisher of X and David orgun izer of tho Social Republic Soriety San Named in the new in addition to the orginal were George Lois de alias Chi cago and Seuttle Frank and New Yovk City Frank Los Ange les and Paquita do Glendalo and New The indictment charges conspir acy on the part of the defendants to interfere impair aiuli influ ence the morale and disc pliue of the military and naval forces of tho United States and to cause mutiny and refusal of duty in the military naval forces of the United The original indict ment charged that the conspraoy occurred between 1940 ami but the new indictment goes back to The original imUctnitent citadi 50 documents the new one cites Estimated Workers Walk Out Unauthorized Strike in to Companys Reorgani zation of Maintenance Crews in Hiver Rouge 5 un authorized strike at the River Rouge plant of the Ford Motor sipread to an estimated workers today as an army expressed fear the situation was growing more serious by the i A company spokesman estimated that day shift workers had been made idle in addition to employes forced to lay down their tools las night when maintenance workers in several buildings walked out to protest the companys reor ganization of maintenance At the same the Chrysler disclosed that the tank en gine assembly line at its Jefferson plant resumed work aifter a 12hour shutdown resulting a strikeof more than 400 tank en gine Strikers at the River Rouge plant were reported to have begun their walkouts at 4 yesterday and to have continued them thru out the night despite pleas from President Thomas of the Unit ed Automobile Workers CIO that they return to work at A company spokesman reported that several thousand men on last nights shift left their and i that others walked out He said the strike had affected work in the rolling new steel building and Among men who joined the first walkouts yesterday were carpen crane operators and other maintenance employes upon whose work contin ued f war production is Wipe Out lap Resistance MacArthiHs Haidqua 5 UP United States and Australian troops have wiped out the last Japanese resist ance in the Buna area of northern New Guinea by smashing a small enemy pocket from the cap tured raports from the frcut said About 50 Japanese bodies were found in the pocket Moppingup parties comibed the coconut groves for possible strag glers isolated from the force which defended the pocket to the Both American and Australian troops were moving toward Sanan aniia miles from Buna to attack the last remain ing organized enemy troops in the Papuan area of New Seek Relatives Of Dead Man 5 UP State highway patrolmen sought relatives of Raymond McQr whose body was found in an automobile on state highway 42 The auto had plunged over an inent and overturned in a MM Services Foi Congresswoman 5 neral sre vices will be held haie to morrow for Caroline Goodwin who died at her shortly after completing her fourth term atlarge from New York f a prominent gette in her was the wiflojtf of Daniel executive former director of the Standard Company of New who in She was born in y She is sunrivwj by two
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