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   Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - July 10, 1942, Miami, Oklahoma                                ALLIES PUSHING AHEAD uKazi Also FacejS Cut In Supply Lines Bomb ers Renew Attacks By EDWARD KENNEDY July Inobile columns souftiwest of El Alamein squeezed Field Marshal Rommels right flank back toward the sea today while United Sates bombers and British submarines sought to cut 1 his Mediterranean supply A British broadcast re ports from Ankara that the Axis I was moving reinforcemnets to I North Africa from the pulling German troops from Yugo slavia and even Crete in an effort to restore Rommels striking pow British headquarters announced that longrange United States bombers hunting Axis ships in the down two Ger man which attempt ed to intercept An adjniralty communique in London credited a single British submarine with sinking one mer chant ship from a stronglyguard ed Axis bound for Libya and sending a naval auxiliary yes sel to the The change in Rommels line eliminated a sharp angle whore the German front turns back to the Now the line forms an arc extending from the coast wcht of El Alamein intothc desert some 30 miles south of El The British maneuver apparent ly was a continuation of the sal lies which hardhitting armored patrols have been carrying out daily to keep Rommel on the de fensive and thereby postpone a showdown in the battle for Allied bombers tmd fighter bombers were reported blasting at the Axis leaders tenuous lines communication and were credited with destroying more than 50 en cmy transport vehicles in one as The announcement reporting Rommels latest withdrawal said In the southern sector our mo bile columns engaged enemy forc including and forced them to move The communique did not specify the theforces but apparently ttje engagement was local tliere was mercl and patrol ac ivity Admiral Niijiitz Decorated For Service At Sea A AVEST navy today that the Distinguished Service Medal had been confferred Admiral Chester com manderinchief of the United States Pacific Admiral Nimitz decorated with medal by Admiral Ernest of the United States at a slwrt but impressive ceremony a United States The honor was conferred for ex ceptioYially meritorious service since the outbreak of war with particularly in connection the battlesof Coral Sea and lAmerican na val forces dealt heavy blows to Nipponese sea power in both those Admiral King remarked that consideration had given lo he idea of having Admiral Ni mitz return to AVashington for lite presentation by President Roose velt biit that it had been decided the Pacific fleet commander could not be spared from area of RED AIR FORCE SURVIVED PLXNE CRASH July navyreported today that Admiral J Chester commander in chief of the Pa cific recently escaped serious in an airplane crash on the West coast which cost the life of the planes co normally in the Ha was on the main land for a meetingwith Admiial Ernest commander in chiefeof the fleet and to from King the Distin guished Service Medal for his conduct of naval operations against the particular ly the Coral and Midway ac The copilot killed was Thomas Morton of The navy said that several passengers were slightly in jured and described Nimitzs injuries as minor and insuffi cient any interruption of his King came lo Admiral Nimitz jurisdiction to present the In a oneminute speech of ac Admiral said the i BASES IN NORTH Seiman Airdromes of Nor and By Aerial tfleet July ing German airdromes in North ern Norway and the Red air force has inflicted heavy new damage on the bases fromwhich German planes have been raiding ports and shipping of the Arctic supply line to war front dispatches reported The raids followed the Russian of thd powerful Ger man battleship Tirpitz as it led a cruiser and destroyer force in an attempted attack on an Allied con voy bringing Russia supplies from England and the United the Russian accounts A strongGerman air fleet based in Northern Norway Finland repeatedly has struck at such con voys and at Murmansk and other cities of the Kola peninsula through which American and Brit ish arms aie flowing to the Red German airdromes German Troops V li Upper Don Reds Admit First Troop Glidef Demonstration in FDR Clears Way for Vast Ship Program July President Roosevelt signed legisla tion today authorizing the struction of tons of addi tional combat ships and tons of Vessels for the The new combat ship raising to the authorized strength of the is expected to be in service by the end of It will givu us the largest navy in the commented Chair man Vinson of the House naval affairs vides not only for a twoocean but for a sevenocean one that will win the war and keep it of northern were ed in an effort toj cripple such op the Russians One force of Russian striking simultaneously at several was said to have de stroyed 30 German bombers and damaged 27 burn ed a hangar and damaged a ware The Russians said none of their own planes The Russian fleet meanwhile raided enemy shipping in the Bai tic this time carrying its operations to the southern reaches of the sea off the German A naval dispatch said that the sinking of two transports and a announced in a communi que last was the work of fleet units operating far from The Baltic fleet air arm also was said to have sunk a paftol boat and set fire lo several other In a raid on another enemy sra base not otherwise enemy transport was reported set afire and a second badly Russian dispatches said that the southern flank of the battlo front a Russian flotilla In the Azov sea shelled German fortifi A task force of United States soldiers makes a quick exit from a troopcarrying glider in a mock at tack on Wright Field This is the first demonstration of its kind in the NEA TELEPHOTO Woman Dozen Others Are Injured Near Oklahoma City When Motorbus Leaves Overturns were due to the service of the men under my command the task force thn junior officers and the rank and file a loyal and devoted The citation was for exception ally meritorious service as com mander in United States Pa cific In that position of great re it he exer cised sound judgment and decision n his employment and disposition funits of the Pacific fleet dur ng the period immediately follow ng our entry into war with His conduct of the operations of the Pacific resulting in successful actions against the pn emy in the Coral sea in and off Midway Island in was characterized by unfail ng judgment and sound coupled with skill and exercise of command on all occcasions left nothing to be de Jews Barred From Paris Boulevards Unoccupied July 10 Jews in Paris no longer will be permitted to appear on such boulevards as the Champs the Germanlanguage Pariser Xeitung reported Jews also were reported barred from restaurants and places of amusement except a few set aside for their use THIEF BUYS AVAR BONDS July their customers that hell need money later more urg ently ttyin he does Deputy Jim Cannon and Jailer John Scott sold two war The purchaser had just been convicted grand and wont be needing his money fpi 15 THE WEATHER show ers and thunderstorms north and west today and northeast and Panhandle tonight little change in showers and thunderstorms cast and south today arid tonight little change in KANSAS Scattered showers and thunderstorms southeast anci extreme south today and south east and extreme west tonight not quite so war southwest today lit tle change in temperature tonight Temperatures in Miami from Thursday until 2 oclock this afternoon 4 6 8 8 10 10 Midnight 80 1 Noon 2 2 82 NAVY MEN GAVE LIVES TO SAVE INJURED AT SEA SAN July make room for the wound navy men leaped over board from overcrowded whale boats and sacrificed their lives in the battle of the Coral it was disclosed here by two surviv ors of the naval tender Neo The story of gallantry was re lated in an interview by electricians 3rd and by 3rd They were on the Neosho when she was blasted by Japanese bombs last May More Showers on Way to Stop Heat 11Y THE ASSOCIATED PIIESS Overcast skies and a rain here and there held out the hope to day that some of the solar heat might be turned off under Okla homas frying pan of a weather Hottest officially recorded yes terday again was in Northwestern with a high of Oklahoma City had a maximum of Tulsa reported inches of rain in a Bartles ville had The weather bureau said more might be scattered over the slate Miamis total was of an Quick Trial Seen For GermanBorn Herbert Bahr July Swift prosecution of a German horn spy suspect seized in an at tempt to slip into the United States by posing as a Jewish refu gee was expected today after he is arraigned on charges of espion The Herbert Karl Friedrich an American citizen through the naturalization of his late was seized by the FBI aboard the diplomatic ex change ship The arrest of who was educated in schools and af Rensselaer Polytechnic in resulted from a thorough investigation of the refugee 300 of whose 942 passengers from Europe still are being questioned on Ellis Bahr admits having been en listed by the German espionage service during as an espionage agent for the pur pose of returning to the United States and securing and transmit ting toGermany information per taining to the war effort of this Assistant FBI Director Foxwortn said in New In a simultaneous of the FBI Chief Edgar Hoover said in Washington that the Gestapo had instructed Bahr in the art of spying as well as in with invisible inks and had given him various ad dresses in Switzerland and South America where he was to send the reports of his Hoover said in cur found on Bahr was to be used for his for ob taining military information and for the of OKLAHOMA July passenger was killed and at least a dozen injured today when a big Oklahoma Transportation company motorbus left the high way and overturned 14 miles east of Mechanical failure of some sort was believed to have caused the driven by Maxon Walk Oklahoma to swerve off the turn over and come to a stop in the drive way of a filling station with its wheels in the The end was smashed in and the side burst open strewing passengers and baggage along the The dead person was a woman about 40 years of At Okla homa City General nurses said they were not able to make immediate said that a purse was found near her body in whichwere papers the name of EiAWett El Seriously hospital au thorities was about He had chest wounds and was suffering from Five othersinthe same hospital were receiving treatment for in weue taken to Shawnee and Oklahoma City hospitals by ambulances which rushed to the the was too bad iy hurt to give a coherent account of the mishap to highway patrol men but Fort who was a pas said the bus was not speed ing when it left the It was en route to Shawnee when the accident Suzanne El and Jo were among the first survivors treated for minor injuries She said they were riding at the back of the bus and climbed out a broken window to Geraldine and Daisy Marie of Shaw escaped burst side of the They student nurses and were on their way home from Garden The former suffered lacerations but Miss West was struck in the head and her throat was cut by flying DIES IN CAR COLLISION t Ed Fel killed and her husband seriously injured yester day in an auto collision al an in tersection near hcre Germans Adding Up New Allied Losses BERLIN From German Broad July mili tary quarters reported today that Nazi submarines and warplanes had sunk three more ships in at tacks on a big BritishAmerican convoy en route to the Russian Arctic of Thus 35 ships been sunk by Gorman forces out of this which consisted original ly of 38 merchant these quarters House Moves to Assist Nations Little Fellows July Awaiting an explanation from Ad ministration Leon Henderson of the effect of price regulations on small members of a House committee voiced general approval todayof a proposal for subsidization of small business op erators to help them survive dur ing the Chairman Patman of the small business committee said Henderson would testify next Wed nesday and would be among other for his opinion on the subsidy plan outlined yesterday by Philip head of the indus tries branch of the War Produc tion Reed told the committee that un less something were done approximately small indus trial unable to fit in to the war program and lacking materials for civilian will be forced to shut down before October Patman conceded that commit teesponsored legislation creating a smaller war plants corporation to help little concerns obtain war and essential civilian production con tracts was not The plan outlined by Reed con templated government defrayment during the war of ininimwr fixed charges and maintenance costs of plants forced to close and lowinterest loans to WAR BULLETINS those not completely shut down bul unable to operate at a profit be cause of AAar Production board or PROSECUTOR TO ARMY July Attorney Jack Pitch ford is giving up his public job and will report at Fort Sill July 27 for induction into the volunteer officers candidate He has been granted of absence but a successor has not been they Wind Damage Here Largely to Trees A wind and rainstorm which Miami late Thursday night am early today did scattered damage to residential trees and small or chards in this accompanying the wind measured of an inch on gov eminent recording But though the storm wa harmful to one in stance of benefit was noted b Spartan air school Sev era pilots aloft at the time wer supplied with an opportunity t experience weather condition which they will be apt to confron later on in military maneuvers NEW July in announcing new scries of destructive raids n the Japanese in disclosed oday tliat Japanese convoys ot roops and supplies are moving tcadily toward India under a con inual rain of British In the past 46 days joumls of bombs have been drop ped on these a communi que 120 MILLIONS IS VOTED FOR OPA Senate Group Okays Funds Above House but Lower Than Request July A Senate appropriations subcom mittee approved today an appro priation of to operate theOffice of Price administration for the current fiscal less than Administrator Leon Henderson originally request ed but above the sura voted by the The committee stipulated that none of the was to be used for the payment of sub an amendment insisted upon by Senator Russell who has been outspoken in his criticism of OPA for allowing an increase of 2 a gallon in the price of gasoline in rationed eastern OPAcontendedthe increase was necessary to pay increased trans portation costs resulting from hauling the overlandinstead of by ocean McKellar predictedthat the proposed appro priation for OPA would permit Henderson to retain his present number of employes and not re quire a Explaining committee reductions in Hendersons revised request for McKellar asserted we thought the amounts asked for travel printing and other should be Hitlers Invasion Forces Break Through at Several Points Russians Also Im periled by New Thrust Into Rossosh 100 Miles South of Voronezh on MoscowRostov By ROGER GREENE Associated Press War Editor Adolf Hitlers invasion armids have swept across the Upper Don river at several Soviet dispatches ac knowledged while the Red armies are battling a dangerous new thrust into the Rossosh sector 100 miles south of Voronezh on the MoscowRostov The Nazi advance across the Upper 10 miles west of came after the Russians reported they had beaten off a aeries of violent assaults and inflicted bloody losses on the Frontline dispatches said furious battles were develop ing on the1 east bank of the river as the Germans attempt ed to widen their wedges into Red army defense Nazi Reinforcements Ready The bulk of the fourth German tank army was said to be massed on the west bank to reinforce the offensive against A bulletin from Hitlers field headquarters declared broadly that Russian forces in retreat were being pushed on a broad front in the referring to the Voronezh and Rossosh Resistance Was Broken Local resistance was the Nazi command En emy attacks supported by tanks to relieve pressure northwest of Vor onezh broke down with heavy cas The Nazi high still failed to reiterate its how that Voronezh had Fighting on Big Scale Dispatches to Red the Sov iet army said the fight ing had swelled to a gigantic with the Germans pouring in masses of fresh reserves and Russian estimates had previously declared the grand offensive was powered by Conditions west ofVoronezh are becoming more Red Star Withdrawal Reported Frontline dispatches said the Russians wjthdrew good order towara to being Saboteurs Taken To Court Earlier Than Usual Today July The two big vans carrying eight accused Nazi plotters to their life or death trial swung into the Jus tice department courtyard 45 min utes earlier than usual today as the secret proceedings moved one day farther toward a decision on their Whether the early arrival meant a stepping up of the trials gait or whether it was just another ma neuver to evade the curious was only one of many questions left unanswjrijj but conceded that the vaders had penetrated into Russeclecy aimost airtighT sian defenses in While vast battles raged over the Don Steppes for control of the vital rail line to the Red Star said an important Red army counterattack to relieve pressure on Voronezh was threatening the German left Stubborn Battles Cited Stubborn battles there may Few Of those connected with the trial were seen to enter the walled off area on the fifth floor of the Justice department building where the commission is Appar ently the officials came through a maze of inner officers or by pri vate War information officials con tinued their efforts to expand the have a serious influence over the information available to the pub From German Broad July report ed today the Russian forces had at emptcd to land from boats on the terch at the eastern ex remity of the but the attempt was recognized in time and frustrated by our coastal de July The announced today that a mediumsized Belgian merchant vessel had been torpedoed in the Caribbean and survivors had land ed at a gulf coast port in this July light coastal craft sank two Axis minesweepers and damaged three others in a clash with a superior enemy force last the admir alty announced Six Lives Lost in Wide Flood Region BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Flooded creeks in the Missouri IllinoisKentucky area have claim ed six lives and have caused widespread property stop pinK industrial operations for a fulfday in and shut ting down several large war plants in At the gigantic res ervoir of the Chicago Eastern Illinois railroad was breached by water rushing through the spill tearing a gap 60 feet wide and gushing thousands of gallons into adjoining Three men w ere reported drowned in eastern Kentucky AVed two of them while trying to iescue marooned Roy fireman of was swept to his death in a flooded creek while helpingpull a strand ed automobile from the Two boyswere drowned in Louis county They at tempted to cross a rpad coveted with four feet of but lost their footing in the current and were washed into a deep position near the news paper It did not disclose the scene of the Soviet but Hit lers headquarters said the Rus sians were attacking with strong infantry and tank forces north and northwest of a major Ger man 165 miles northwest of The Nazi command said the Russians were driven back after a hard battle and declared Nazi counterattacks sealed off local breaches the Russians had The Red Star said the situation at Rossosh was very difficult with the battle developing full force near the Rossosh lies 200 miles due north of gateway to the Caucas and within 235 miles of the great industrial city of Stalingrad on the lower perhaps by securing the re lease of two bulletins Hits Japans Troops in Burma NEW July casualties weie inflicted on Japanese troops in an lowlevel bombing of a barracks at Myitkyina and heavy damage was done lo locomotives and the rightofway on the Mandalay Myitkyina railway in Northern Burma on the announced House Is Opposed To Sales Tax Act First returns from a poll of the House showed today a majority opposed to consideration of a sales tax when the new revenue bill reaches the floor for debate next Texan Charged With Starvation Death SAN July Herbert Shclton was charged here today with the alleged starvation death April 11 of Adolph Gillis of In a complaint filed in a county Shelton was charged with negligent homicide by allegedly starving a person to treat mentand offering to treat human beings without a state The complaint further alleges that Gillis died after Shelton ordered her to submit to a fast ing treatment that did not pro vide food and sustenance suffi cient to sustain The charge was signed by Jack investigation counsel for the state medical who said that it was the first case oC its kind in He said thai iillis died in a San Antonio hospital after receiving treatment No More Backward Steps Fighting under the slogan not one more step hun dreds of thousands of Red army veterans and reserves were report ed struggling to check the double barrelled Nazi offensive in the greatest battle of A Red array bulletin acknowl edging that the Gcrnwns had reach ed the vicinity of Rossosh indicat ed that Fedor Von Bocks armies had scored a 90mile ad vance eastward from Kupyansk and presumably cut the vital rai line between Russias central and southern Situation Is Perilous Red army headquarters acknowl Chinese Recapture Town of Chungshu July The Chinese high command an nounced today the recapture of 45 miles southwest of in a new repulse of the Japanese and a sharp setback of the invaders latest push along the Kiangsi rail line to Hunan prov Also the Chinese was the town of TsungjcnJ 70 miles south of the Japanese base at The high command confirmed Chinese dispatches which reported yesterday that a Japanese force of had been ambushed and beaten back to the north and east in heavy fighting in The first fruits of that repulse were the recapture of Ihwang and into which Japanese columns had stabbed from Nanchangand the Chekiang border to the edged a perilous situation at Ros sosh as the Germans struck ever closer to the but de clared that huge Nazi losses had compelled the Hitlerite clique to withdraw considerable forces from France and dispatch them to the Aiewed from another this may have been a new hint to the British to create a second front in western Europe as Hitler drained strength from his English channel defenses to support the costly drive into southern EXTRA SUGAR AVAILABLE The war ration book stamp 7 will be good for twq pounds of sugar beginning in the period from July 10 to Bob county rationing board announced Taylor said the Office of Price administration had notified him to that Adolf to Call General Back July Daily Mail published a report to day that Adolf Hitler had called back his ousted army commander in Field Marshal Walther Von yielding to the insistence of his high There was no confirmation of this which came from the newspapers Stockholm corre who said it was brought by neutrals arriving in the Swed ish capital from Von who engineered most of the Nazis was supplanted as commander by Hit ler himself last NAZIS EXTEND DEFENSE AREA THROUGH BELGIUM July Bel gium government spokesman said today fearful of in had extended their de fense area along the Belgian forbidding all traffic ex cept by special permit and order ing residents not to travel more than three miles from I   

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