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Piqua Daily Call, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1942, Piqua, Ohio THE PIQUA DAILY CALL 59th YEAR. No. 247 PIQUA, OHIO, THURSDAY AUGUST 6. 1942 WEATHER FORECAST; Rising :t6mpemuij today. Not to cool tonight. Thundef showers In northwesK portion by morning. TRAITOR TO AMERICA MUST DIE Cameraman- -4 IN azis Drive owarn R irti (lit IBSES Lieut. John Heddon, of the British .Navy and former member of the photographic staff of Planet News, NBA British affiliate, dived nine times from! destroyer during re- cent Mediterranean sea battle, to help rescue 11 seamen from sunk- en cruiser. BUS, TRAIN CRASH CAUSES DEATHS OF THIRTEEN PERSONS Fifty-Three Others Arc In- jured in Tragedy Near Chrystal Springs, Miss. Crystal Springs. Miss., Aug..6, (U.PJ check of hospitals and infirm- aries today showed 13 killed and 53-Injured in'a grade crossing collision .of a.New xn-ieansTto-chl- cago bus and an Illinois Central passenger train. Officials ol the Greyhound Bus operators of the vehicle said the bus had stopped at the crossing Just before the accident yesterday. A northbound freight train passed', they said, and then the on Page Two) THREE MORE CAMELS ARE BLAZE VICTIMS Total Animal Death Toll in Circus Tragedy Stands Today at 42. Cleveland, O., AugV 6, M three, more camels. Injured ser- iously in 'the fire that swept the menagerie tent' of- the Ringling Bros, Barnum Bailey circus and caused an estimated dam- age, today brought the fire's animal death toll to Ths camels, suffering from hums and shock, were shot to death on the recommendation of Dr. 'J. j Henderson, circus veterinarian Detective Uoyd Trunk supervised the mercy Wiling In the basement of public hall. Henderson said that the animals had been unable to eat or drink since they were burned in their pens Tuesday. John Ringling North, manager of the circus, said that the American Museum of Natural History had asked for the' skeletons of the tamels. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History will help prepare the skeletons for shipment to New York. ADVANCES ARE MADE IN AREAS Red Troops Fight Dogged- ly to Hold Back Invad- ers Who Relentlessly Go Forward. BY HENRY SHAPIRO United Press SUff Correspondent Moscow, Arif. 6, men and machines drove through successive Russian defense lines in the north Caucasus today to- ward the rich Maikop oil fields while Red troops fought doggedly to hold back a fast-closing pincers thrnst at Stalingrad. Driving relentlessly and with over- whelming weight over the bodies of their dead and past the naming wreckage ol scores of tanks, the Germans made new advances all along the north Caucasus front, between Belaya Gllna and Kuschevka. (Concluded on CAMPAIGNING IN OHIO IS SLOWED DOWiTTH WALK Sultry Days and Rationing Have Effect Electors Over Ohio. on BY WILLIAM STRINGER
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