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   Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - April 8, 1942, Miami, Oklahoma                                241 MURRAY ENTERS RACE FOR LEES SEAT IN SENATE Announcing Another Cheese And Crackers Former Governor Cites Importance of PostWar ft International OKLAHOMA April Alfalfa Bill 72yearold former governor1 and Bought today to Al crown a political record whjch be gan before statehood with ojre last public honormembership inthe United States Announcing as a Democratic candidate against Senator Josh ft the Sage of Tishoiningo cited the importance of postwar treaties in preventing future con flicts and declared he understood international law and Lee recently drew another hard campaigner as an Busby of former justice of the state supreme Expects Donations to Help Recalling his successful cheese and crackers stump tour in 1030 for the Murray said in a short statement that if I re ceive donations for campaign ex sufficient to hire a driver to carry me from place to I shall make two or three speeches a as in The activity of my candidacy will depend on the funds I may receive for the cam I feel it a duty to Continued On Page Six Published Every Evening Except Saturday and Sunday Morning hy Miami Publlihlng Selectees Given Martial Sendoff From City Today Baml and Color Guard Escort Ottawa County G r o u p Departing for Fort Remi niscent of World Martial music quickened the strides and heartbeats of 29 Ot tawa county draftage men todaj as they marched up Main street to the bus that was to transport them to Uncle Sams army center at Fort Reminiscent of the 17 war days business men closed u formeda about the town band as it played near the old even was sponsored by the American Le gion here in tribute to men leaving for the first in a series of such events in recognition of men departing for the occasioned n fine turnout nlong Main The color guard of Floyd Per ry post J47 led the procession from the Central and Main street intersection to the Union bus sta Behind the color guard came about 15 veterans of World war Members of the high school directed bf Claud played Remember Pear March ing with the inspirational vigor of the raw the selectees pa raded by Brief Farewell Speech At the bus District Judge Thomas presented local Continued On Page Six Another Cargo Ship Torpedoed in A tlantic April The navy announced today that a United Status merchant vessel of medium size had been torpedoed off the Atlantic coast and a small freighter had been Both actions took place several days the navy but no details were made public In Wai4 Zone Saved By Silver Crucifix SOMEWHERE IN NORTH April Clarence Sanf an Alabama university graduate from Au reported today how hislife was saved by a silver crucifix he habitually wears around his t Chasing Japanese planes over the Sanfords fighter jjlane ran out of fuel and he had bail drifting into the water three miles from a small to strip off all his clothing in to swim to where he He was aroused by three one of wham held a spear to his chest and You Sanf ord said he was to be impaled when the native spied the crucifix and exclaim Jesus number one man The now friendly natives led the nude flier 25 miles afoot to the Bremer Island and a pearl lugger brought him back to PRESIDENT AND NELSON DIFFER AS TO BONUSES Opposes Cash Stimu lus for Labor Speedups Solution of Dispute Over Hours and Wages Appears To Be April President Roosevelt and his war production Donald differed openly today on the wis dom of wartime cash bonuses for workers who set a fast pace in vital arms there were numer ous signs that the hotlydebated controversy over wages and hours might be edging nearer a despite the continuing surface tur while intimating that there might be an announce ment on the wage question told his press conference yesterday that he was utterly opposed to the wartime bonus plan because men in such a national emergency oughl to produce all they He added he also disapproved bonuses in peace time on a piecework Nelson Favors Incentive Pay The chief executives remarks ran counter to those of Nelson who indorsed the bonus or in centive pay plan during an ap pearance before a Senate commit tee on March Making the sim uJLaneous suggestion that plants employes given merit awards for outstanding he said that such a system might eliminate labor As the capital waited for some clarification on Ihe disagreement between Roosevelt and Ihe WPB Nelsons right ham William sounded a new note of urgency and warned that the public was no longer in any mood to tolerate indecision and by la bor or by government in prosecut ing the war of the WPBs raw ma asserted in a speech last night at thai the at the moment was in a losing and that only hard work could wrest the initia tive of the offense from the foe and put him on the Waives Right One aspect of the wagehour con matter of overtime pay for weekend and holiday in for positive action almost at the same time at a war conference of the United Automobile Workers in The who spoke for more Continued On Page Six Green and On Urge Stand Together By DUKE MORAN April President Phillip Murray and of President William rivals in peacetime but unit ed in symbolized labors unity last night by pledging their organ ized millions to stand together to help win the war and exhorting labors critics to join not Blab us in Ihe The two labor leaders met on a speakers the first time since labors ranks split in u cheering audience of more than workers at a joint of L Unite for Victory rally in Syria The ruddyfaced in thun derous and the soft spoken Murray called upon their followers to produce and produce for Then each answered the unthinking people they charged with attacking labor and questioning labors Green referred to Murray as my Hear friend and later as my my collaborator and fel lowAmerican jn he of this spirit of unity and coop eration between the two labor or Murray in turn ex in Brother Act of for Victory in War pressed his pride and personal gratification to appear on the platform with Green and said their presence together tolls beyond words that we know this is labors J come to you without reserva Green I am deter mined and willing to stand with President Murray and his asso Reiterating labors determina tion to do its utmost to win the Murray said we of and propose to go down that long road hand in work ing together toward attainment of our national He add ed You men in this collaborate and cooperate with of unions in your commun Green gave the meeting an his lorical significance by saying This is Ihe first time since the slight difference within the family of labor that two clothed with the responsibility of are standing together pledging the causfi of Accept our presence together here as sym APRIL 1942 HOPE IS REVIVED FOR IRONING OUT INDIA DEADLOCK New Defense Formula Work ed Out by Congress Party With Roosevelts Personal Louis Playing a Leading By STIMSON NEW April new formula for handling Indian defense was reported work ed out today at an AllIndia Con gress party committee session and semidfficfal sources declared that the waymight yet be cleared fot a settlement under which India would attain a national govern ment and take up her full part in the It was intimated that Louin former United States as sistant secretary of who came here as President Roosevelts per sonal had played a prominent part as mediator in averting a deadlock on Britaint offer to the The new plan for dealing with responsibility for hereto fore a stumbling block in the way of Congress party acceptance of the autonomy was said to have developed at a jnorning aes sion of the partys working com The plan wag have been turned over to party and the committee continued in Earlier a deadlock had threat ened to wreck Sir Stafford Cripps mission to India as Britains amended offer to appoint an In dian as the countrys defense min ister fell short of Nationalist de Only wo apparent remained to give the negotia tions for postwar Indian dominion status a new lease on the eagerness on both sides for an agreement might produce satisfac tory terms or that United States influence might be brought to beai on the involved British Now Balk April from New Delhi that leaders of the allIndia congress party are con sidering new proposals for a na tional government and a revised formula for Indias defense was met here today by diplomatic quar ters with the statement that Bri tains last offer The London informants said the British war cabinet still was dc termined to retain primary rcspnn ifcility for defense of India be cause it was inseparable from the defense of Burma anM con trol of the Indian the dispo sition British forces in the whole Far Last and Middle East and liaison with WPBs Construction Ban to Have Limits April Severe as it is expected to tho imminent War Production board order curbing civilian construction will not affect the building of homes costing under in des ignated housing critical WPB officials said In nondefense the order which is due within the next 48 hours will mark the suspension of the xxx civilian construction in WPB Director Donald Nelson Hog Prices Rise to 16Year Top Today April a continuation of the advance which characterized the first two ses sions this hog prices rose 15 to 20 cents a hundred pounds to New 10year peaks were es tablished for the third consecutive Cattle prices shared the hop up with choice steers selling at a hundred highest sincn Office of Publlcaflon A Street Flrnt Avenue PRICE FIVE MARSHALL REACHES LONDON AMID REPORTS AMERICANS ARE TRAINING TO INVADE CONTINENT Barrage Balloons to Guard Soo Canal This is the first of many barrage balloons which will float above the Marys river and the Soo Canal in Michigan to help protect vital ore shipments to Eastern steel NEA TKLKPHOTO Defenders of Bataan Fall Back SNOW AND RAIN MIXED IN STATE Warmer Weather Forecast in Eastern Sections Are Soggy BY THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Snow and belowfreezing tem peratures in the Panhandle and overflows lifter heavy rains in the east and together with moisture reported elsewhere made up Oklahomas spring weather pic ture The mercury plumped to 29 at Guymori in the for where the total was a half mostly resulting from At to tho east of Guy rainfall was of an inch for TOTAL HERE TO Rain through the night and this morning brought Aprils precipitation total to inches and gave farmers enough mois ture for their The measurement until 7 today was of an inch and showers continued after that hour in many parts of the Minimum temperature during the last 24 hours was regis tered this V a total of since Sunday and the temperature was Jt was still raining this Flood Waters Recede Flood waters which drove about a dozen families frrim their farm homes on Bird creek near Sperry were reported receding Cliff superintend ent of Sperry who with four Tulsa Red Cross workers spont the night aiding the victims said the situation was much The roost we hud to do was to Continued On Page Six Pressure American Filipino Re tirement to a Previously Prepared ma Situation Continues Critical Allies Add to Aerial Smashes at April A general withdrawal of the Amer ican Filipino forces in Bataan to new defensive positions because of Japanese penetration of their line Was announced today by the Wai The troops under Jonathan Wainwright with drew last night to a previously prepared defense a com munique in order to rectify the penetrated Officials said there was no im mediate indication of the extent of tho but it apparently was accomplished in orderly fash The with greatly superior forces have been hammering constantly at the line since supported by heavy artillery and aer ial bombardment and strafing of the defending New Line Was Ready A break through in the has been expected by officials here since the major assault started five days and apparently General Wainwright had prepared a new line before the concentrated as saults of the enemy could convert the break into a disastrous The communique also confirmed previous dispatches from India re porting that seven American army heavy bombers carried out a suc cessful raid April H on the harbor of damaging dorks and port facilities and start ing three larce Japanese forces on Bataan pen insula wore believed to bn develop ing tho opening phases of a head long offensive to wipe out resist ance before the start of the rainy Continued On Page Six Honor Mothers Have 25 Sons in the Service Mayor Joe Jenkins of on behalf of The Emblem of Honor association of Amer presents special emblem to those Honor Mothers who collectively have 25 sons in Iho service of our From left to right they are Flora Gray of a sevenstar mother George and John Franklin Giles of who are all sixstar NEA TELEPHOTO OF ENTERS POWER DISPUTE Condemns Proposed C o n struction of GRDA Line to Serve Plant in Arkansas The board of directors of the Miami Chamber of Commerce as sailed construc tion of a transmission line from the Grand River dam to a defense plant near Hot Condemning construction of the power line on the theory it will result in the wasteful use of an enormous amount of copper and other strategical metal and ma of officials urgod congressional members to take ac Embodied in a adopt ed the protest said in part that sound economics demand that Grand River Darn Authority power be used to serve the de fense including lead and zinc Northeast Oklahoma First Northeast the resolu tion should first be ade quately furnished power by tho especially the war indus tries and the lead and zinc Copies of the signed by chamber secre wore sent by air mail to Ok lahomas congressional to the Stato Corporation commis sion and to the Department of Pub lic Utilities of the Slato of Arkan Text of Resolution Following is the of the res olution it has comr to tho at tfntion of the board of directors of tho Chamber of Commerce of that it is proposed to transport from the power plant of Grand River Dam Authority to a point noar Hot a block of power in excess of the to tal estimated capacity of such such power to bo used in a defense plant now under construc tion in Arkansas there now being Continued On Pago Six Accompanied on Air Trip by Harry Hop kins and His Military Chief of Staff Arrives in England Day After London Press Forecasts AngloAmer ican Offensive Into Industrial Ger many Via New Axis Assaults in Coupled With Other Presage Early Hitler Thrust to Middle By The Associated Press George chief of stajf of the United States arrived in London today on the heels of Brit ish reports that the bulk of the American Army was train ing for a mass invasion of continental General Marshall was accompanied by Harry Hop chairman of the BritishAmerican munitions assign ments and by senior military London newspapers yesterday declared American and British expeditionary forces eventually would strike to gether at the heart of industrial Germany through Thousands of American troops already are training in battle maneuvers in Northern Might Hit at Norway Recent dispatches have suggested that if British and American forces should open a second as repeatedly urged by they might attack along the French channel coast or through signs of a major new campaign brewing in the Middle East were seen in a series of violent Axis assaults that ranged from North Africa through Egypt and Malta to the Russian With spring mud and snow bogging the battlefields of Central these significant reports indicated that Adolf Hitler may be preparing a drive to the south London spokesman intimated that Field Marshal Erwin Rommels Axis armies had started a new breaking the weekold stalemate on tho Libyan desert front miles southwest of Both the Herman and Italian high commands British advanced forces had been pushed back in the new surge of Alexandria Base Pounded warplanes again pounded Britains great naval base at Alexandria this following up yesterdays attack in which 52 persons were killed and 80 wounded in the heaviest raid of the German bombers gave the British island stronghold its worst attack of the war yesterday and touched off the alarm at the bombscarred Mediterranean base since Four Nazi planes were reported destroyed and three others CRIMEA Soviet dispatches said the Germans launched a heavy attack against Russian positions striking with 100 but were thrown back after sev ROARS ACROSS April after squadron of pianos roared across the English channel for a half hour toduy in the early morning THE WEATHER OKLAHOMA Light rain in eastern portion locally moderate in extreme east portion today continued cool today and MISSOURI Light rain south portion today and in the south east portion tonight continued KANSAS Continued cool to day and tonight slightly warmer extreme west this after Temperatures in Miami from yesterday until 2 to day 4 4 4 fi i 5 8 10 III Midnight Noon 2 2 43 cral hours of General Marshalls arrival was reminiscent of tliKt of John L who reached London on June two months afl r the United Stales entered the First World t was understood lhal the party made the trip to Britain by bomb Purpose to ExpomV April purpose of United Stales forces in Europe is to George chief of staff of the United States declar ed Harry Icndlnasc ex pediter who came to London with seconded generals saying that production alono is not going to win the war but that soldiers under General Continued On Page Five SOVIKT PAPER PREDICTS GREAT OFFENSIVE April S The English language newspaper Moscow News predict ed a great offensive by the Unit ed States in an article today which praised Americans as peo ple who received statehood and won democratic rights not by sitting down but by standing up and The newspaper also lauded the British for the recent heavy bombings of occupied France and saying that what Goebbcls and his ilk fail to realize is thai the more reverses a Britisher suffers tougher as the Fascists will learn to their V Dresses Can Be Shorter and Tighter During but Neither Longer Nor Fuller Than at WPB Rules April Tho War Production turn ing stern stylist for American decreed today for the duration of the dresses can bo shorter and or tighter and fashion but neither longer nor fuller Hum those now Or miladys wardrobe ciin remain about the in cut and as it is at Emphasizing that it had no in tention of freezing present or rendering present ward robes WPB established a complete list of specifications cov ering future manufacture of wom ens clothes and ordered surh frills is French cuffs on bal loon sleeves and patch pockets of wool eliminated After retailers may not sell suit and coat ensembles of more than two pieces at one unit The restrictions effec tive for wool clothing in time to affect production of of the garments to be sold next fall and winter restrictions on rayon and other mater ials do not become effective until June most of this sum mers Hollies are Principal effect of the order will be to fix maximum length and sweep of coals and skirls and sim plify nonfunctional Vol uminous sleeves will be for but long sleeves are permitted allover pleating is although pleatingis per mitted as Tho order doos not mean the standardization of womens cloth the announcement Within tho limitations fixed in the fashion dross and housewives are free to their ingenuity in creat ing Jashions may strike their Women whd make dresses nt home for their own use or their childrens are not required to con form to the home dressmakers who sell their handi work for profit and anyone else who makes clothes for sale must Stanley head of WPBs womens apparel told a conference of fashion writ ers The millions of women who make their own clothes copy their things from existing said explaining why Hit order not cover home dress We are confident that they will follow the existing trend of fashion in the future as in the V   

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