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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1942, Zanesville, Ohio THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL .VOL. No. 55 TUESDAY JULY 1942 TWO CENTS 'r TANKS BATTLE ON N FRONT Rommel's Army Falls Back in Egypt New Zealanders Use Bayonets in Surprise Attack Hard-hit- ting allied land and air attacks today broke up several Axis columns and forced General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel to make a protective with- drawal on his southern flank in the Egyptian desert below El Alamein. As Axis and Imperial forces sparred for positions on a shifting the British appeared to hold a limited initiative and the battle for Egypt seemed about to move into its second and perhaps decisive phase. Front reports said Rommel ap- peared unwilling to join battle and presumably hoped to force a delay to regroup his forces for a new major eastward thrust. Imperial headquarters announced that several Axis columns had been broken up and that attacks ere being pressed against the enemy southwest of a El Alamein. communique said Rommel's forces their southern flank toward the west on indicating that -the Axis was edging back to pro- toe t its position. British and United States heavy bombers struck again at the Axis supply base of Ben- scoring direct hits on shipping and starting numerous fires. It was reported that New Zea- land frequently using bayonets in moonlight hac stabbed behind the Axis lines and thrust toward the coast between El Alamein and El 30 miles and may have been respon- sible for Rommel's maneuver. and United States heavy bombers carried out a raid on hits on enemy shipping and starting several the communique said The Allied air forces were press- ing non-stop onslaughts on the front and rear of Rommel's forces but this was the first heavy bom bcr raid in daj light against the Axis supply base. The British battle groups In action on the El Alamein sector dispersed small us they pressed thei advantage with the air of strong reinforcements of all tvpes reach ing the fiont. London heard unconfirmed ru mors that Field Marshal Erwin the axis commander-m chief had been killed or wounde' in action Friday but well informe sources denounced them as pur spread by interestec persons. The backed by i air new artillery am a fleoi of American-made Genera Lee tanks had straightened ou the axis bulge in their El Alameir line RO miles west of Alexandria. At nn dispatches said were the Germans and Italian nov oast of a point south of El Alamein to the Qattar salt hops Remfoi arriving con stantlv m the British uer Turn to Page Throe Sweet Swede Unaccountable Hollywood kept Swedish Signe Hasso without contract two years without putting her in a xe- cently her on New York cast her in leading roles. njuries Fatal To Albert Duff Albert of near New died Monday evening at iethesda hospital from injuries ustamed Saturday when a team lorses ran throwing him be- neath the wheels of a hay wagon. Mr. Duff sustained a broken sack The accident occurred near his home when thunder caused the earn to Mr. Duff was thrown rom the hay wagon and th vheels passed over his body. He was preparing to haul a load of hay when the accident occurred Mr. Duff a lifelong residen of Union township and was the son of Oliver and Mary Cummins Duff He was a member of the Nev Concord Presbyterian church. Surviving are his Angel- two Mrs. Itoel Reed of New Route and Mrs. Alice of and one Ellis Heed. Funeral services will be held at at S. pastor of the New Concord and Rev. J. C. of officiating. Rev Mr. Wilson is Mr Duff's cousin. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill ceme- The body has been removed to the home from the Speck funeral home at NPW Concord. Federal Men To Enforce Use Tax Here Safe of Stomps For Autos To Be Checked Special officers today were assigned to the Zanesyille of- fice of the collector of internal revenue to assist with enforce- ment of the federal auto use tax it was announced by Adolph deputy collector who maintains headquarters in the postoffice. The special agents w ill check automobile registration lists to de- termine the number of motorists who have failed to obtain the new use stamps which became ef- fective on July 1 Persons found guilty of operat- ing their cars w ithout the new stamps will be liable to prosecu- according to Horn. The federal he pio- vides for a fine of and a sen- tence of 30 days in jail upon con- viction. Horn said that special assigned to the Columbus internal had discovered that First Flag Olive e m p 1 o ye at Gruen Watch company in Cin- holds nation's first per flag. Firm won it because more than one-tenth of its payroll now goes into war with employes par- ticipating 100 per cent. several hundred motorists in Franklin county had failed to comply with the law and had not obtained the stamps. Motorists who stamps for their have purchased automobiles are obliged to affix them to the wind- shield or to some other part of the car where they will be m plain sight. Knox Assure China 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon he home with Rev. Henry Reds Blow Up Forts By Remote Control I ONDON The Rom radio said in a broadcast today tha tho Russians had up th Maximum Gorki and Inkerman forts at the fatten naval base of Sevastopol through remote wireless control. It not explained whether the Russians fot the Nazi conquerors to occupy the forts be- fore they were blasted. Similar Instances of Soviet In- penuity have been reported by the Axis. In ono instance it ro- latod hoxv buildings abandoned by Russian staff officers up tho occupying Nazis turned on water faucets Argentina Gets German Apology BUENOS AIRES For- eign Minister Enrique Gumazu in- dicated today that neutral Argen- tina was satisfied with the German government's promise for full in- demnities for the torpedo-sinking of the Argentine freighter Rio Ter- cero on June only 120 miles out of New York Gumazu announced that the Nazi government deep re- over the torpedoing and con- tended the submarine was unable to recognize Argentine identifica- tion marks on the vessel. He said Germany of f ei ed In- demnity because of friendly relations existing betvv cen Ger- many and The German government's note said neither the U-boat's captain nor other officials aboard the submarine able to recognize the Rio Terccro be- cause of the vessel's failure to observe rules for identifying ships of neutral nations The foreign said another note was sent yesterday to repeating its previous statement that the Rio Tercero vas identified properly. German government has n formed Al gentina that new means adopted insure identification of Argentine boats under all condi- tions and made madmissable all future confusion m this Gumazu said. etary of War Henry L. Stimson nd Secretary of the Navy Frank m the .first joint order he day of this today sed China that American armed orces would fight until the Jap- .nese are expelled every oot of Chinese The addressed the armed years ago today the im- erial Japanese government aunched a brutal and unprovoked attack on the people of China adequate arms and ther the soldiers of China have nevertheless continued h eir gallant resistance for five rears. Today they are fighting w ith enacity and a courage that are an inspiration for all defenders f democracy on every front the members of the army nd navy of the United States alute their comrades-in-arms in China and 3Oirt with them in the Rubinoff to Wed Texas 22 Dave Rubinoff reported today that ho was onRagcrt to marry old Martice Ashby of Wichita Tex i The twice-married who is 44 descnbed Miss Ashby as red haired who doesn't dance and doesn't and simply a home Rubinoff Is in Cincinnati follow ing a United Service appearance at S C. COMPOSING IIOOM BIWVST lino- type operators and one machinist were slightly Injured today when an accumulation of escaped gas ex- ploded in thr composing room of the Baltimore Bridges Appeals Deportation Order SAN ry west coast labor leade who was ordered deported by U S Attoiney General Francis Biddl last June today sought rcleas from Biddle's order in an amend ed petition for a writ of habea corpus filed in federal court. Filed through his attorneys newest petition claimec that Biddle was and and gave Bridges no op poitunity for a hearing Columbus Man Named To Succeed Knisley COLUMBUS Governo Brickor today appointed George L of auditor statistician of the state industrial commission for 37 as public representative on the industrial commission to succeed Clarence II Kmslev Knisley effective Juno to campaign for the Domocrat- nomination for governor. WASHINGTON Sec- U.SJury ndicts 29 Sund Leaders Conspiracy to Draft Act11 Charged ney General Francis de- claring that is war and we vill fight with ery weapon at our today announced 29 leaders of the German- American Bund in eight states had been indicted by a federal grand ury m New York city as part of .he war against potential sabo- f teurs. Twenty-six of those in- cluding national officers and prin- cipal leaders of the were ac- cused of conspiracy to the draft while the same 26 and three others were accused of con- spiracy to violate the alien regis- tration law of 1940 Announcement of the indictment was made simultaneously in New York and Washington as military authorities m the capital prepared for the secret military trial to- morrow of eight Nazi saboteurs landed in this country bv German U-boats. Biddle referred to the capture of the saboteurs who were landed here by submarine in his statement commenting on the indictment of the German-American Bund mem- bers. Biddle said indictments comprised another in the intensified campaign against the potential saboteurs. The indictments of the Bund leaders were returned by the same grand iury which indicted Ger- hardt Wilhelm head of the German-American Bund. Those indicted were officers and in New New Jer- Minne- Plan White House Wedding Dr. O'Neal New City Physician Dr. Margaret M. of Brighton assumed the duties of city physician yesterday replacing Dr. Forest D. Adams who recently resigned to practic at Olnistead O Formal appointment of Dr w ho has served as cit school physician for several 3 ears is expected to be made by Tom V Moorehead within a fev The position pays a I Washington and Cal- the of jrm determination to expel aggi essor from evei y foot Chinese An ordei of the the war department ib an or- er of an exceptional nature vhich cannot be classed en tly in the ordinary series of iperations 01 routine oiders. The Knox-SUmson order fol- owed a message from Picsident Roosevelt to Chinese Generalissimo Kai-Shek promising that he United Nations would fight China until justice and rcedom are established throughout Jie and a message from Secretaiy of State Coidell Hull year. The appointment has presented ji serious problem -to the adminis- as a shortage of physicians now exists m the city. This is partially due to the fact that several active local physicians already have enlisted m the army medical corps and others plan to follow in the near future. Dr O'Neal is a graduate of Denison university. and ed her medical degree at Western Reserve university She is the daughter of Mrs. Eugene of 549 Brighton boulevard The position of city physician involves treatrnent of indigent per- sons both at home and at the municipal cunic conducted at city hall. Dr. O'Neal Is active In the af- of the Y WC A and the local branch of the American Associa- tion of University Women forma. the Bund was ac- cused of new charges rrrthe latest indictments. The 26 indicted for conspiracy to defeat the draft maximum penalties of fine or five years or both. The same 26 and the three oth- ers accused in connection with vio- atmg the alien registration act also face maximum penalties of a fine of or two years im- prisonment. asserting that shall not Wage Compromise Ordered by WLB WASHINGTON The war labor by a vote of 6 to today ordered the equaliza- tion and stabilisation of wages in nine New England textile plants The three employer members of the board dissented The affecting about f printers and bleachers was issued in connection with a dispute between the nine plants and the Federation of Dy- Finishers Printers and Bleach- ers of Ameiica which had asked flat 10 cents an hour m- ciease in wages The companies had offered the union an increase of 5 rents an hour Under tho WLB the to workers receiving base rates of cents per hour or less will receive a seven-cent those receiving 63 cents will ro- ceive an increase of six and those receiving more than 65 cents will receive an increase of five rents an iioui. Discover Youth is A-.W.O.L From Navy Dallas W. Payne. of near who had been held here on charges of auto has been absent without leave from the naval station at Va since last Jan it was learned today. Payne w as arrested by state highway patrolmen on June in Marietta He was in possession of an automobile owned by Carl of 2352 Maple avenue The car had been reported stolen fiom this city the day before The youth pleacied guilty to a charge of auto theft arraign- ed in municipal court and was held to the grand undci bond. Captain of Detectiv es Edgar idPi and Detective Ivan Penn to- day took the youth to Pittsburgh 5 Years in China Costly to Japs CHUNGKING Japan has suffered more than casualties and lost planes in 14 battles and guer- rilla skirmishes m the war against the the Chinese national military council announced today as Sino-Japanese hostilities entered the sixth year. In a special filth anniversary ivar the council said the Japanese casulties included 1.- troops killed and wounded In pris- oners were captured and pieces of war booty seized The report said Japanese where he will be turned oxer naxy officials to Eisenhower Advanced To Lieut. General WASHINGTON Maj Gen. Dwight D cently appointed commander of COMIOCTOX MAX DIKS COSHOCTON Funeral will bo hold tomoirow jfoi P. C. loader in Coshor- ton business yonrs and circles for many natno of Licking who diod HINCKI-EV RESIGNS WASHINGTON The White House today announced the of Robert H. HmcKloy as assistant secretary of American forces in the European theater of war today was nominated by President Roose- for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general At the same time the president sonl Eisenhower's nomination to tbo he named Brig. Gen Thomas T. for promotion to the rank of major general Handy succoodcd Eisnnhow er as assistant chief of staff for opera- tions Bandii's Suspenders To Rubber Campaign Mao CoU in has SS6 piece of ruhhcr to give to tho scrap collection campaign. A man stolr her pocket hook and She him. She grabbed him bj tbe sus- penders but he kept running and left her with nothing but a piece of tho suspenders. Cool cool tonight. troops and about now were Japanese mmobilized in China proper. The booty included artil- lery machine guns rifles and tanks Lorries and automobiles A military spokesman said the figure for Japanese casualties was 'conservative' 'and that it includ- ed only troops of Japanese nation- Japanese troops presently immobilized in. China proper in elude 30 infantry divisions and casual army or roughly over he said. figure does not include those en emy forces now in Japan reached her greatest mill tary strength in China in 194C when she employed 37 divisions o more than men agains Generalissimo Chang Kai-Shek' the spokesman said The report covered the five year of war beginning with the skirm ish for control of the Marco Pol bridge over the river nea Peipinjr m 1937 This incitfen marked the beginning of a figh that has spread out over the rich est and most populous regions o driving an estimated 50 Chinese from their home along the coasts to bleak interio regions capital of General issimo Chiang's cele brated the uar anniversary wit displaying largo ban nors expressing determination 1 the Japs back to the is lands BACK TO WORK O Garbag collections wore in Akro today after settlement of a stnk of 64 collectors and mcmcrato plant Tho men return to work under the- former wag scale pending submission of thei demands for a hourly in crease to a labor conciliato-r. Reds Admit Situation Is Grave Nazis Advance In South Russia At Heavy Cost MOSCOW Huge masses of German tanks to- day had reached the western bank of the river Don and were waiting for the arrival of troops before attempting to cross the broad stream. The situation on the southern Russian front was admitted to toe Soviet planes took to the skies in blasting at German con- centrations of tanks and troops. All bridges across the Don were destroyed by the retreating Soviet forces. The Germans were rush- ing repairs to enable their troops to cross. Harry President Roosevelt's right hand and his Mrs Louise smile for the cameras at the White where they will be married July 30 Patriots and Chetniks rlarass Axis Troops on 2 Fronts UNITED Mounting unrest presaged new anti-axis outbreaks in occupied Europe today as passive resistance gave way to guerrilla warfare in France and insurgent Chetniks ha- rassed Italo-German occupation forces from mountain ref- uges in western Montenegro. Advices reaching Lon don de- scribed guerrilla sorties against the German army m occupied bands- of to be sur- prise blows against the occupation army while French patriots ex- panded their campaign of syste- matic sabotage of power munitions supplies and communi- cations. Reports of these spreading activ- ties followed charges by the Nazi controlled Pans Soir that anti-gov- ernment plots and intrigues were hatching domestic n France. The Soir warned that the chief of Pierre Lav would strike and if to prevent such further activities The French guerrillas were credited with attacking a German convoy northwest of Paris and destroying a number of ve- ncles. Several casualties re- ported during the ensuing battle Between guerrillas and convoy guards. The Patriots also were said lo have blown up a large electric plant and attacked an enemy am- Turn to Page Five WAR BULLETINS LONDON Num- erous were started in a town on the northwest of England early today when German raiding planes drop- ped hundreds of incendiary bombs. Correspondents in Ulster and British authorities in said they had no knowledge of reports circulated abroad that an attack bj ent-mj planes had been made on the north- east of northern Ireland. A subsequent official an- nouncement in London said there had been no raid on Ulster any time during the night. NaziiSay Allied Convoy Blasted Official German The greater part of a British-American convoy of 38 ships bound for Russia has been destroyed in far northern a special announcement from Adolf Hitler's headquarters claimed today. An American cruiser and 28 merchant ships were said to have been destroyed by German bombers and submarines m a running battle which started July 2. has been absolutely confirmation from any reliable source of these German claims The process of making extrava- gant claims is a familiar Axis technique- in the hope of gaining Attacks were said to be con- tinuing against the remainder of the which was dispersed. It also was claimed that a largo had great bat- tle is raging against an Axis of- fensive by massed airplanes and infantry in the Voronezh sect- or of the Don river dis- patches reported but the er.crny nas paid a frightful price in casualties and Red army tanks are battering forward in a. flank attack from the north. The gravity of the situation at the important railroad town of Voronezh the Germans claimed to have was emphasized in Soviet dispatches telling of powerful enemy thrusts behind smoke screens and aerial bombardment. But the Russians also reported huge German losses and Izvestia said that 247 rail- road carloads of German wounded already had been moved westward from the Kursk sector. The army publication Red Star said that the Germans were at- tempting to cross an important river the under a of artillery fire but that Russian Stormovik assault planes had destroyed many pontoon- -bridges and in low-level attacks. Russian the dis- repeatedly broke up enemy formations and the battle .fields carpeted with German The extent of the Russian coun- ter attacks from the North was uncertain but dispatches said that the first phase was successful. reports acknowledged that fierce fighting was still in progress against Rubsian tank counter-attacks in the Orel indicating that Marshal Semyon Itmoshenko vv as attempting to launch a full scale counter-offen- se e. The claimed the capture of Voronezh and encirclement of large Russian forces. The Russians also counter-at- tacked in a neighboring forcing the enemy to regroup and attempt a new drive toward a large inhabited point commanding a vital strategic road. and number of American seamen been rescued from the water taken prisoner. The running battle was said to have taken place bctw een the North Cape and 300 to 400 miles from the northern Norwegian coast. The special announcement de- 'A large Anglo-American voy in the Northern Arctic was at- tacked by German bombers and submarines with the greater part destroyed convoy consisted of 3S merchant carrvjng aircraft provisions and by heavy enemy naval formations heavy enemy nav al formations destroyers and corvettes. bombers sank an Amencan cruiser and 19 merchant totalling tons Sub- marines sank nine totaling 70 400 tons remainder of the convoy was dispersed and is being attack- ed further. aircraft rescued a number of American seamen were taken The Soviet noon communique re- ported heavy fighting throughout the night west of Voronezh and southwest of Stary Oskol. The communique also reported severe fighting on the Kalinin northwest of Moscow. It said 25 German tanks were knock- ed out and men were killed on one sector. Two hundred Ger- mans were killed in another en- two Germans tanks and Turn to Page Three who Broad- oast Recorded hj United Prevt in Now Japanese forces in mopping opera- tions apralnst the Chinese 58th army occupied a point S3 miles northeast of the ene- mj base at in cen- tral Trans- news agency reported today In a dispatch from Shanghai. A small TJ. merchant vexsel has been torpedoed in tho Oar- i bbeaji areas and MJ rv i v o rs hav e landed nt an east coast tfie announc- ed Crash Near Toledo Fatal to Pilot was killed last night tho plane ho piloting crashed on a farm near Toledo. Witnesses said Selvey apparently maneuvering for a larding the piano went into a dive It plowed ground. three feet into the Ohio Ranks Fourth In Rubber Salvage WASHINGTON Ohio stood fourth among states m tho volume of rubbei collected m the salv age dnv e from June 15 through July Chairman W.lham R. Jr of the Petroleum In- dustry War counsel reported to President Roosevelt today. Texas and Illinois led Ohio in that order. Ohio collec- tions totaled tons The Ohio per capita collection of 4 17 pounds ranked 33rd in the nation. West Virginia's 3 070 tons was 35th among the states in and its per capita collection of 3.23 pounds was 30th Need New Auto Then Turn in Old One WASHINGTON Mo- torists after July 15 must turn in an old spaie part for every new piece of automotive equip- ment they the war production board ruled today. The blanket affecting ap- proximately replacement paits for virtually all types of motor covers production of new parts as well as the trade- in requirement WPB explained that the parts to be produced rep- resent the minimum required to retain tho efficiency of the na- tion's motor transportation sys- tem The order also provides that no now part may be sold to a con- sumer to replace one which can be reconditioned. Vehicles covered the general order include passenger medium and heavy buses and off-the-highway vehicles It covers tiie last half of this vear and supersedes all pi orders relating to spare parts Keep Record of Auto Stamp Serial Number Automobile owners were urged today by U. S Internal Revenue Collector Harry F. Buscy to a recoid of the serial number of jour use tax stamp and protect the stamp as a thing of Kills Common-Law Suicides PA J. Weber. killed his com- mon-law wife and committed sui- cide today after forcing his way into her hotel police report- ed. Weber shot Lorene June Mc- 29. three befoie firing a shot into Ins own cheat. Police said Miss a and native of Weber had been having domestic S 3T-.-' I i ff i J
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