Zanesville Signal, August 22, 1942

Zanesville Signal

August 22, 1942

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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1942, Zanesville, Ohio THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL VOL. LXm, No, ZANBSVILLE, O, 8ATTJKDAY EVENING, AUa BRAZIL AT WAR WITH Nazis Mass For Big Drive On Stalingrad Heavy Rages ON West lank of Don MOSCOW Front (dispatches reported today I that the Germans have mass- ed an estimated 58 possibly a 60-mile front at the Don river elbow in an attempt to crash through to Stalingrad. Under the weight of thU great mass of men, the dispatches said, bloodiest fighting of the war golni; on along the west bank of the Don and at points on the eastern shore where Nazi auto- n-.atic riflemen managed to cross the stream. Two parties of German storm troops which reached the east hank were said to have been Mroved. The entire territory between the northern and southern arms of the Don elbow was said to be a bat- tleground and it was admitted that Nnzl pressure slowly was forcing the Russian defenders back at some points. In the Caucasus, front reports said Nazi reinforcements are ar- Vivinc to swell the already large German troop concentrations. The Germans were pressing hard south of Krasnodar, reports said despite constant counter-attacks by Soviet forces. In at least one sector the Russians were again forced to retreat. However, Cossack troops were holding firmly at most points against Nazi tank assaults. In one sector two German di- visions and 40 tanks attempted to the Soviet defense lines Actual Scenes from Allied Raid on Dieppe on The a week of rtatng wfakfai oOewtd the ing by Naxi of in Sm lomattc may tent Serrrar center, laid moke tereea U Ftctare by BrttM MO u. Horse Races and Rodeo Feature ram at County Fair The curtain rings down tonight on Muskingum county's 96th annual fair one of the most successful in recent years. This is "Get-Away Day" at the fairgrounds and many exhibitors were packing up for the trip back home. Tiger Count Home to SEATTLE ttw aad tmvtfh tor Mys Botert ffeale, MM> 0 Japs Invade Solomon 670 Killed and 30 Taken Tax Bill Faces Major Revision house-approved war re- venue bill today appeared headed toward major revision along lines over were beften off. ight Gas Curb In Middle West WASHINGTON (INS) A swkesman for the petroleum in- dustry war council said today that thr- oil industry "will fight to the forestall rationing the midwest and last ditch" to of pasoline In southwest. "We're drowning in gasoline out he said. "The industry will do its utmost to keep petroleum supplies moving and avert the need for aliening because of a trans- portation bottleneck." 'nils statement came after Oil Coordinator Ickes banned the :melioration of automotive gaso- line by mil In 20 mid-western and southwestern states in order to divert between and tank i-ars to haulinR fuel oil to the eastern shortage zone. At the same time, a three-man committee of the nation's top war Price Administrator Leon Henderson, Under-Sccretary of War Patterson, and work on the knotty problem of whether to ration fuel oil along the Atlantic seaboard this winter. recommended by administration economists who believe taxes should absorb most Individual in come not used for essentials. Chairman Walter F. George. D Ga. of the senate com- mittee, which begins legislation. on a press conference yesterday with the fiat statement that he Is con- vinced heavier taxes on income are necessary "if we are serious about paying for the war and checking Inflation." H; called for a system.of sav Ings to be superimposed on taxes and those contained in th' house bill which would dig men deeply into the pockets of indivl dual taxpayers. George's statement was almos a complete reversal of views h expressed only n few days earlier On Monday, he said that so fa u corporate and Individual Incom was concerned he believed th house bill was as steep as it was possible to go. Highlights, however, were the unning races this afternoon and he final presentation of the Jorder Legion Rodeo which goes n in front of the grandstand at o'clock tonight. Fair board officials announced oday that several new features had been added to the night show or the final performance. E. E. Balrd, treasurer of the board, said that persons had attended the fair during the first 'our A crowd of was expected today Attendance figures for -the first four days exceeded by more than 2000 the total tor first four days of the exportttbn. of -lhe_lalr- figures thU with IS Jap plMM oa the growd, came home to M> krife dmy with the eotiawse Flying Tver's Bfe the sdad M nwt eoold toad for than a really aMed mlrrnM, wHti A Jtaooe a4 bride be left bekiad ohortly ol- ter their nArrtege. hMt raer. Guerrillas Raid year have exceeded They attributed'the increase to the 'act that several nearby counties cancelled Torn their expositions Two Man With Maps Held for FBI Federal agents were summoned from Columbus today to question a 34-year-old man who was ar- rested this morning on the Penn- sylvania railroad tracks at Fra- zeysburg. The man gave his name as Joseph Tlbbs and his home as ty HS J UStrUIl A 1U His suggested program was con-1 Kansas city, Mo. ,__j _ -nnriirjoH "rnmmilsorv r1 r sJdered a modified "compulsory Plan althoughGeorge savinga would not give It that designation. Cpl. John Cotter Dies At Army Hospital Cpl. John W. Cotter. 22. of East St Louis. III., son of E. V. Cotter, city editor of the Times Recorder, Hg waj rcportcd to have spent died yesterday at Lawson General ]nst ,n Newark JBH. ftnd it hospital at Atlanta. Ga., following waj believed that he was Teacher Serious in Ohio Shortage Marshal C. C. Drum, of Frazeys- burg, who made the arrest, said the man possessed a number of maps and suspicious looking draw- ings of railroads and railroad switching yards. At police station Tibbs was said to have described himself as a pro- German. Detective Edgar Rider said he wasn't able to find out anything about the case. It was said, however, that the man had no draft registration card. Jugoslav itported thafcGen. Draja Mlhalovich's gin rllllOalr force has attacked and a German troop column, inflict ing- many casualties. In reprisal for .the Jugoslav at tacks, It was reported, Italian planes destroyed the town Kljuc after Mihallevlch forces had captured It, killing 70 Axis soldiers and wounding 100 others. In the Klujc action the guerrillas captured four mortars, 300 rifles and cartridges, it was re- ported. According to private advices the Jugoslav guerirllas captured the strongly fortified D n 1 m a tlon mountain village of Prolog, west of'Llvno, and now command the PEARL Japanese who landed from speed boats in an Amer- can Marines front positions in the Sotariofl-Wttfls was torn o shreds in hand-to-hand combat in whlchi the enemy troops were slain and the remainder, captured, it "was dis- closed todajrby Admiral Chester W. Nimfa The overwhelming defeat of the Japanese counter-assault was an- nounced bjO; Admiral Nlmitz in comrounlqut-rNo. 8 Issued from', his as commander- in-chief of United States Pa- crfic fleet .shortly after he had ported No. 7" Lruction 'at1 a Makln Ulabdiln'thejCUbtrt gro ttrst SolonaoasTJwere'under comnuipd 01 A. W U. S.' marine The: task force onV a mechanical. coal loading accident, curred, Derwacter had, been at .the' mine last; Marcb. Surviving his wldow.Tneda Shaffer Derwacter; his parents, Mr. and Mrs; William Derwartert of 60 South Pembroke avenoe, South brothers, Stanley Derwacter, of'the Adams- vllle road; Virgil, of Blue Rock, and Wayne Derwacter, of Avon- dale, and six sisters, Mrs. Ira Grieves, of Norval Park; Mrs. Otis United States ashore -were under of Evans Carlson, of the" U. S. corps reserve, withrMaJor vett, eldest sob of 'pwMent. second In command. The commuWque regarding the Solomons coBlirmed earlier an- nouncements'; th at the "'United States forces yin the Islands 'had successfully consolidated their po- road between SinJ and Llvno. pre- venting the Italians from leaving Livno. In the Livno battle, It was re- ported, a German troop detach- ment fortified Itself in a shell factory and fought fiercely until the building was destroyed. In Bosnia it was reported that guerrillas have derailed 13 military trains in the past six weeks. sitions and" were holding against all opposition. them COLUMBUS Stale Kenneth C. Ray said to- dny that some Ohio schools may have to close departments this fall of a shortage of approxl- matcly 800 teachers. The northeastern section of the suit is most In need of Instruc- tors, Ray pointer! out. adding that the greatest shortage Is In In- dustrial irts, physical education. business education, science, mathe- matics nnd vocational agriculture. Due to the fact that many schools nre without services of conches nnd without ample trans- portation facilities for athletic tonms. sports programs wlil be Krt-ntly said. T a long illness of complications. .Bom and reared at Murphys- boro, 111., younp Cotter was strick- en with a blood disease which later resulted in a heart ailment and pneumonia. He'had frequently visited his fa- ther In this city. He enllEted in the East St. Louis Guard unit in October. 1940, and In March. 1941. was assigned to Camp Forrest. Tenn.. when the guard unit was mustered into the 124th Held artillery- He was promoted to the rank of corporal in April, 941 Young Cotter was stricken 111 while on maneuvers in Louisiana a an itinerant crank. year ago curtailed, the educator While mnny boards of education are employing married women "many more could be employed hut they ore reluctant to aecep a position because of fear of the effect upon tho husband's draft Ray snid. Police Branded Obscene He was treated at a A t- f Camp Forrest hospital from Nov 17 1940 until March when he' was to Lawson General lospital in Atlanta. His father was at his when he riled. The body was removed Burke funeral home at St. Louis, Mo., where funeral services will be held Tuesday morning. to the lomber Fight Leads To Sea tattle Rintor LISBON Reports of a big battle between German planes and British naval units off Sarges. were traced today to a fight between a British bomber and a German bomber. _ Naval officers said the British bomber shot down the German bomber over the sea. but its en- gines were and. seeing it could not reach land, the crew broadcast an SOS. The Portuguese navy ordered boats to rescue the British, but a corvette picked them up from the SCH and took them to Gibraltar be- fore the Portuguese arrived Probe Collision Of Army iombcrs BATON ROUGE, LA. An army investigation was begun today in the midair collision of two bombers and the resultant deaths of at least seven fliers Four officers and three enlisted men were known to be dead as a result of the crash near Zion City, seven miles north of Baton Rouge. The bombers collided over a thickly wooded section, one ship plunging to earth and becoming deeply buried and the other burst- ing Into flames as It plummeted into the underbrush. Officials at Harding Field, near Baton Rouge, said the two planes were part of a five-plane formation which was participating in an op eratlon mission. Names of the victims were not Immediately re- leased. The assault on Makin, it was ex- plained, had as its purpose the destruction of a Japanese seaplane base and the task was accom- plished. Both communiques told of ter- rific fighting. Including hand-to- hand skirmishes on open beaches and the stalking of the enemy in jungle undergrowth. Confusion of the Japanese during the surprise Tuna to Draft Will Take Married Men Soon Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, national selective serv- ce director, offers this succinct ad- ice to physically fit married men with no other dependents, than wives: "Begin making arrangements now to enter the army." In a speech and'at a press con- ference here yesterday Gen. Her- shey said reclasslflcatlon of all married men would begin "proba- bly In October and certainly by Christmas." "When the supply of single men Is gone'in the next few months, we must dip into the group of men with wives and secondary depen- 1eld for Fraud (Jake Barber) Factor, who made by -wits. Including a few t cards from the of Windsor, aced a federal Indictment today charging him and '11 with mail fraud. Bench issued here dis- losed that a 24-count Indictment wat returned Thursday In Cedar Rapids, la., alleging the 12 defend- iwindled 300 mostly mklwesfenwlrt, of. 000 since receipt j now folloter BrsEclrs formal dcclaMatloiss at It war had entered-a world took world >war. The action taken Brazilian 41 instructed of WM of'her It followed jteyt-of ltd by Ot- Krigbaum, of South Zanesville; Mrs. Russell Pollock, of the Adamsville road; Mrs. Arthur Dunkle, of the West pike: Mrs Fred Roblnett, of Avondale, and Miss Opal Derwacter, of the home. Funeral services will be held at o'clock Monday afternoon at the Duncan Falls Baptist church. Burial will be in the Duncan Falls cemetery. The body will be removed to the home of his parents this af- ternoon from the William Thomp- son funeral home at White Cot- tage. Buck's body was taken to a funeral home at MWdleport, O. The bodies of both Derwacter and Buck were taken to the Keck 'uneral home following the acci dent. The Jones mines are engaged In furnishing coal to the Ohio Power company. AU' i B 1536 settled civil claims in the On kM- north, of and-held for 12 days. Court records sfcowed he paid ''our members of Touhy fang to' prison tar Tor he kidnaping. Factor once told reporters he "took" the Duke of Windsor, then of Wales, for at Che- mln De Fer and said he didn't think the prince had much card sense. he said.- Warmer OHIO Somewhat higher tern perature showers winds. with widely and moderate scattered to fresh bt By Heavy Rains ._ WAR BULLETINS NEW DCLHI JMepfe W. nMMier hi ohM ABM f ATOM km to- d> ttet CfejrtM L. of More than half fell here; last night .MM] day, but to soxttotM county showers were and of lltUe benefit to ported that measured J6 oT toch. downpours early.thls accompanied by Cashes M cause of lack of rttn. crops and pasture. hard hit.' Persons fvrora tereeptor ptsaiei, wMfc tfce AnMTTtoui were KAF ftxMer wUeh the night and thta Temperatttret the mld.-Ws under The forecast to tered showers and tures five-day strike of 120 band room employes at the General Tire and Rubber Co. end- ed last night as the strikers voted to return to work with a request that negotiations open immediate- ly on the piece work raU Issue which caused the waulkout. BALLET DANOCK DDES NEW YORK (INS) Michel Foklne, noted Russian- dancer, who staged numerous outstanding ballets both here and dted late last night at the West End hospital, a victim of pneumonia. He was M years old. Candidate to Ekction Recount CHARLESTON. W. VA. -Chapman Revercomb. who has stcadilv diminishing lead in I (INS) "National Police Gazette." for more than half R century a wide- ly-circulated publication, was cited by the post office department to- day for publishing alleged ob- sconp matter. Postmaster General Walker di- rected the to show muse at a hearing Sept. 1 why soronrl-class mailing privileges of the publication should not dc- nlod. He revealed that August. Sfntember October Issues of Gazette had been banned. cl cemplcl. Raymond J. Funkhauscr 47.583, and Funkhouser s at 4 county recount. In Wounded Writer Tells More Details Of Ranger Attack on French Coast (EDITOR'S NOTE. from mlrcr wounrti miutnea Wednesday whf" nccompmnlcd lorce. or.the Ur 119 voles and Funkhouser _ back on the Job today. In the fo- lowing di.wtch He !nu on the French coast. By LARRY MEIEK LONDON. The epic Commando' raid on Dieppe was a fairly large-scale operation If you lav It out on a map. but for the American Rangers who helped silence the battery of six-Inch guns guarding Dieppe on the west It was an inch-by-inch fight up steep cliffs. throuRh orchards and ,anrt past itudded Isnipers. The goal was the concrete em-.Alexander Szlma of Dayton, Ohio; placement, of the big guns, Corp. Franklin M. Koons of the path was under constant fire Swea City. Iowa. me pmii _____ ___ had tne Job for many weeks in training and we knew exactly what to do when we scrambled through the barbed wire barriers on the beach snd threw up the scaling said Corp. Grady. cliffs there were from 15 to 30 feet high. We got over the top without too much difficulty. The Job of the Commando outfit I was assigned to was to knock out two pillboxes which could knocked hill out of our landing boats." The men were calm and to fight, according to leaders at the raiding units. pillboxes and the skill- fully concealed tnlpers. The Rangers and their fellow Commandos reached every' objec- tive and carried through every assignment after battling their way across the beach, up the cliffs ar.d through enfilades. They blasted mortars and finally smashed the deadly six-lnchers. The story of the operations on this wing of the cyclonic attack, which was led by Lord Lovat of the British Commandos, was told by four American Serirt. Kenneth Temwon of jell. Minn.: Corp. William R. Grady of Grand Fork, N. D.; GEKESAL MAOAJmnisTS HEADQCABTEKS, AU9TEA- LIA ABM hlaaltli hen yecfcrfey tfce Tttta Mate, At A fiffcter, three to cfcaJ- WARWICK, R. 1 ear-old, IK a atally, In hen killed _j was nbe'J Rushed to Rhode were Mrs. who sfcoftly me. and Jowpk MUfcm, JO, ot "It looked like suicide but the Job turned out all Brady declared. Under the magnificent cover RAF and American fighter planes Commandos, ar.d their Rang- ers and other supporting units, lit- erally dived over the first pillbox and ran down the adjoining and cut electric wires leading to the pillbox. carrying through this Job German snipers In a nearby farm house suddenly opened fire on raiders. "But some scouts who had been over the ground previously had Crisis at COLUMBUS. A limited walk-to-work program may be ordered for Ohio's capital a solution U found to the .cttVs transportation' problems, a.utfllty company'official predicted today. Morgan L. Evans, preskJen of Colurnbw A Sovthtrrti Ohio Electric Co.. toM the city's war time transportation committee tha such action may be thought amonf.' office o< defense transportation officials in Is thaflf a ptrson ttvm within two miles of ok workV needs no .transportation service. Evans sakl operates public tranapoctatioi facilities here, had been ordered by ODT to reduce number of buses and street cars traveling hill route of any one to elim- inate routes and to to war wort en. who the car parked in ;age, fired fire a weapon After. toMJT. JttflMn versJon, ork Iftt Mrs. Lawtcsi had mMm btrt quaii-Jtd ss-o. ABMT Johww, city the was todicted bito UH COLUMBUS Hofttet M, the KauffmssvLattU-Mr NEWSPAPER! ;