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   Bradford Era (Newspaper) - January 16, 1941, Bradford, Pennsylvania                                Weather for Today tent Slowly Tomorrow Detailed Report on Last Page Ehe Ir 7500 ABC Net Paid Oldest Newspaper In the Rick Bradford Ol Field Associated Press Service Telephone 3173 ESTABLISHED 1877 THURSDAY JANUARY 18 PRICE THREE Settles alkout in Five laton Factories I I Ley Says Strikers to Fftm Player to Wed f Return to Today I After 2Day Layoff NOT KNOWN w the Associated Press pcffiator James Dewey mounted tonight settle ent of the strike affecting 500 workers in five plants the Eaton Manufacturing MBS ending the twoday Trtdch Dewey jiad demanded an I in view of national defense or i to the Eaton were Immediately Dewey the strikers would return to honorrow i United Automobile Workers hid called a strike at the Hlch division plant of the r at Mich on demanding that approxi 250 unionists be rehired from icrions Dney Insisted Strike End i stake spread yesterday to the lind plants in Battle tad and had insisted that the iend the that all j be rehired pending final Navy Intends ToBuild400 Small Ships House Board Approves Plans to Strengthen Fleet Against Attack MANEUVERS ARE SET BRENDA JOYCE Screen Flayer Brenda Joyce is to joe married to Owen Los Angeles January ac cording to an announcement in i Draftees Hear Third Summons of the and that i February Call to Draw at Least 13 Men in Bradfords District which manufactures engine and automotive the lAnouncement that the strike had nstifled followed a six and one f hour conference among com By the Associated Press 15 Gen union representatives j eral commanding of tnjHSK third corps CfvVtne called upon Pennsylvania to does it interfere with the status day to supply men to be draft jed into a years military training Ticket Disorders Flared between February 5 and March UAWCIO walked out at the Governor James immediately in w plant last Subjstructed the draft headquarters to it charged the company j break down the whites to honor a rehiring and 442 that the 422 ranother strike ensued ilocal boards nave their Picket line disorders flared at the individual quotas within a few mt with five policemen id two unionists and The draftees will be af ter selection by the local In a force of 150 state police at stations in Wil maintain Altoona and Although the plant remained I with state troopers escorting In the two rtes into the sympathy ftes yesterday closed down the Mining all of which have mtacts with the UAWCIO Tne UAWCIO has maintained I the state was required to supply approximately Than Firt Two CaUs At least 13 men would drawn the whose contract from District to Saginaw plant runs until tawed on Page 2 3 n i i I Tne iremen the local draft in the third call announced Wednes day by the Third Corps area head quarters of the The estimate is based on the pro that the local districts con to the total Schonblom Elected to Head Volunteers Schonblom was elected presi of the Volunteer Firemens for 1941 at a meeting of wganuation held last night at dub room m Central Fire sta wffl men than the first two the Bradford district is expected to be asked for more men in the Feb ruary call than it will have sent in the first Two are now serving under the initiaj training sent as this districts BClllJ OO llillO U officers chosen for the year j Ten men are all set for induction first vice presij January 23 in the second second vice presiThey also are John treasurer secertary recording secretary foreman foreman William assistant Five Volunteers In Reserve Draft officials announced last night that five more volunteers have been certified after physical Men will be used Continued on Page 9 6 Bothers Indicted for Murder 4 Hours After Staging Foray Retired Bishop Dies I By the Associated Press 15 A navy request for strengthen ing the fleet against the men ace of dive bombers won unanimous approval of the House Naval committee to and admirals immedi ately sought authority to construct 400 new small including i escort vessels and mine The committee recommended j without debate a pro gram to give the navys fighting ships many more pom pom and heavier calibre antiaircraft guns and to provide the men with splin ter It also was disclosed that the navy intends to equip some ships with blisters to protect them at the water line from explosions of bombs which burst alongside near May Boost Shipyard Work Meanwhile Secretary Knox told a press conference that the navy was attempting as rapidly as possible to organize its shipyards for operation 72 hours a At he most are on a 48hour with employes being paid timeandonehalf for work in ex cess of 40 Some departments in some yards already are working three the secretary and other shifts will be started in the remaining yards as soon as enough competent foremen ire available Khox also announced that army and navy forces would hold joint training maneuvers in the starting January Ships Urgently Needed Hear Admiral Samuel Robin chief of the Bureau cf told the committee that 280 of the new small craft were urgently needed and that funds for their con struction would be sought in a forth coming supplemental appropriation The entire 400 vessels would cost about Chairman Vinson DGa brought out that completion of the 400 craft as well as the rest of the twoocean fleet now under construction would give the navy a total of ships of all including Disclosure of the navys intention to build the 280 small craft in the immediate largely at Great Lakes and South Atlantic came during Robinsons testimony on a bill to give the navy authority to spend an additional Morgenthau Says British Havent Cash Enough to Pay for All War Supplies JM15 they had terrorized of midMan two men two two for ere indicted today on murder by an assistant district as walking arsenals of y under e Mem hospital 10ng poUce recorls they were book Esposit0 w 35 nwy were Wte also as the brothers d on Was beaten when of their mad foray death office building at 34th street and Fifth avenue when he refused to relinquish a pay roll of Patrolman Edward I slain by the younger Esposito as he knelt over the bandit whom he had j wounded a moment earlier during the chase which led through a crowded department Leonard a cab and William a bank i as they overpowered Mahers Both were in French j Weisberg in aserious con jdition after several blood trans i fusions and an He was shot in the wound ed in the was said to be not seriously Police Commissioner Lewis Val entine revealed also that his de partment was considering the possi bility that a third man may have been involved in the There must have been a finger man in he adding that he was investigating of jthe six guns the Espositos HORACE DTJBOSE 15 Horace Mcllard retired bishop of the Southern Methodist church and for 50 years a minis editor and administrator of Southern died at his here He had been ill almost two Bishop DuBose had lived a quiet life since his retirement seven years ago although he maintain ed an active and intense interest in his An ardent advo cate of unification of the branches of he was a member of the original commission ap pointed in 1916 to work out a plan of union for the northern and southern Ford Dedicates Recruit School London Has Minor Blitz Air Assault LeaseLend Bill Rivals Show Put on by Nazi and British Fliers Dravsj Thousands to Streets i IRAID STARTS LATEj Navy Accepts Training Institution Located at Dearborn Plant Continued on Page 9 1 Miners End Strike CIO Admits Walkout to Be Outlaw Strike 15 night shift of the Vesta mine of the Jones and Laughlin Steel corpora tions Vesta Coal company mine near here returned to the pit to ending a brief walkout which company officials said involved about onethird of the day and night Two hundred miners of the night shift of 500 walked out last demanding that they be alternated on day and night About 200 of the shift of 700 joined in a sympathy protest but the mine continued to produce coal throughout the brief al though production was reduced by the company A company spokesman said offic ials of the CIO United Mine Work ers of America today admitted the walkout was an outlaw strike and that the men agreed to return to The strike was the third within a week in this district In a captive By the Associated Press Ford told a nationwide radio audience today that during the present crisis the Ford organization wants to do everything possible to help America and the The 77year old industrialist made the statement in connection with the formal dedication of his new Navy Service school in the grounds of the River Rouge plant at Dear The which is to train young naval recruits for technical and mechanical assignments with the fleet and at its was ac cepted on behalf of the Navy by Rear Admiral chief of the Bureau of rep resenting Secretary Pledges to Aid Defense It was one of Fords infrequent radio Flanked by a group of naval with some 200 en listed men in the Ford stood in front of the schools admin istration his soft hat pulled tightly down on his head and his coat collar turned up against a biting and said During this crisis our organiza tion wants to do everything possible tc help America and the The Navy being our first line of de I feel that the training of these young men will vitally benefit our when this crisis is over can then reclaim these I mechanically trained young men in our School Boon to Navy In addition to the elder Ford and I Rear Admiral Rear Admiral ijohn commandant of the i Ninth Naval district Commander executive officer of the i Naval Training station at Great and Edsel Ford spoke j during the Commander Cecil referred to the j school as a boon to the espe I when need for training is so para I Trainees at the school are to come he enlisted personnel at the training stations at Great and San eceive three courses in the Ford trade nd the Ford completed the school will By the Associated Press j i had a minor i bedtime blitz air raid just before midnight and early j j today the first air attack j I after dark since but j the show put on by the Ger jman bombers and challeng ling British night fighters sur passed any previous midnight j performance over the j A few insignificant fires flared The real show for which j i thousands poured info the streets to i see was the smoky vapor patterns j woven upon the crystal clear heavens j by the raiders and the 5 machinegunning j The raid began at an unusually late hour for attackson London andj i the rattle of machinegun fire overj 1 head indicated the fighters were in j j Other Areas Attacked i i sounded during the j early morning Another alarm about two hours later was preceded by a series of I heavy During the clear the i pinpoints of distant bursting shells I could be seen on Londons outer de fenses as a new wave of night raid ANDREW AND SOL BLOOM Despite their rivalry over the leaselend bill for aiding Representatives Andrew May of and Sol Bloom of New prove they are still friends by shaking hands for the cameraman in chairman of the house military affairs led a fight to have the bill assigned to the house military but the house voted to refer the measure to the foreign affairs headed by Scarred Shin Enters J Port on Own Power Dive Bombers Fail in Attempt to Sink Huge British Aircraft Carrier in SevenHour Attack Pounds of Bomb Flung at Big Warship By the Associated Press Aboard Aircraft Carrier with Mediterranean scarred aircraft attacked for seven hours on January ers the dej 1Q by German dive came into a Mediterranean port under her nitttnvontTtr fifl jenders apparently were so confi dent In the strength of the new j fighter forces and the antiaircraft j barrage that no sirens were sounded I antj the Germans flew i Shortly before the air alarm in the gunfire burst out over one London Before London was raid own power Forty to 50 Nazi making the heaviest attack upon a single British warship of this flung torpedoes at the illustrious sides j and pounds of high explo jsive bombs at her flight deck in I an unsuccessful attempt to put this newest of Britains carriers under The German diving head ing Nazi planes were over other i areas of j RAF Attacks Nazi Bases j piungetj into a great wall of i Three bombs were dropped at one gunfire they spattered the decks i midlands falling in a cemetery with machinegun bullets and and recreation grounds and causing j dropped scores of bombs on the 11 no lustrious port and starboard I As the hostile planes droned high I seven hours of this violent as I over the the force of antij sauit ended at j aircraft fire appeared to make them j Markings On Planes Seen flyin circles in an effort to avoid i The German pilots dived so low i Continued on Page 2 1 Father Shoots Tot General Ends Hunger Strike Captured Italian Officer Eats Again British Ready Tobruk Attack By EDWARD With the British Forces in Francesco Argen tine the dejected Blackshirt officer The German pilots dived so low captured on the Mediterranean that the markings could be easily by a Bntish motorboatprew as Fires into Carriage Argument Ensues 16 monthold baby girl was shot in the seen on their big junker They dropped bombs all around the Bomb splinters flew about the bridge and the rest of the car rier like hailstones near misses so shook her that it seemed they would hurl her over on her The Germans attacked while the illustrious and unite of the British Mediterranean fleet units were es corting a big eastbound i and after a British cruiser had sunk j head and wounded seriously late tne 642ton Italian destroyer today as she lay in her carriage on At on january 10 the marine a North Philadelphia bugler sounded the warning and Detective Patrick McDevitt said a voice over tne loudspeaker sys three days ended a sulky hunger strike swept a tear ful eye over the barren stretches of sand and cried out For all I care about this Italian Ship Sends you can have it I myself am a T British who pressed food and drink upon him agreed that the desert itself was certainly not worth fighting Lakes have accommodations for not market the coal taken from the I Heavy Earth Shocks Still Rock Island 15 heaviest earth shocks in 30 i years still shook Rabaul island at jthe northern tip of New Britain I today after a day and a half of I The island is in the Bis marck archipelago north of Aus Some houses and plantations were The the dis turbance was believed to be some distance from the Canal Guard Finds Jap j Officers with Camera Canal 15 IP Eiichi Sanda and fourth engineer Kenzo Yamanouti of the Japanese liner Tokai Maru were arrested today when a guard notic ed an unloadedsmall camera show ing in a bundle of laundry Yaman louti was carrying out of a state room as the ship proceeded through jthe Panama While the New Yorkbound liner was held at the Gatun the men were arraigned before Judge Edward They pleaded guilty to violation of an order for bidding the use of cameras in the zone and were fined the childs father fired five pistol shots into the carriage after an argument with his estranged who had taken the baby out for an Only one of the bullets struck the The father disappeared into a McDevitt quoted the Winifred as saying her husband and another man walked I up as she An argument j McDevitt andthe I husband shouted at Braun j Do you dare me to shoot the baby I He drew a pistol and fired before she could stop the detective tern called out All hands to action Flash Envelops Ship I reached the bridge just as a big German bomb struck the His reserve Argentine talked on almost amicable though with a lump in his He was the commander at Sidi first Italian strong hold to fall in the British but the tears came when he referred to the fall of an even greater defeat for the Fascist Argentine his escape from Hull Tangles With Critics OfWarBill Treasury Head Presents House Balance Sheet9 of British Resources FIGURE CHALLENGED By the Press retary Morgenthau testified before the House Foreign Af fairs committee today that the British just havent got dollars enough to pay for anything like what they need in war supplies from the United Presenting the much discussed balance sheet of British resources he said that Britains total dollar assets as of January 1 were Alongside this he placed rep resenting Britains estimated dollar receipts during the calendar and a third the total of expenditures already con tracted a fourth figure tojx supplied to the later by the War and Navy It was the total of what Britain expects to pur chase to over arid above what she has already In he said They can pay this year for what they have already bought in but when It comes to finding the dollars td pay for anything like what they just havent got His voice dropped to an ominous tone as he reached the last sen Morjenthan Backs BUI The secretary of the treasury was testifying in support of the admin istrations bill empowering the pres ident to manufacture war imple ments pay for them from the treasury and then lend the supplies to the British to be returned or re placed in kind after the Officials in other departments said that Morgenthaus esti mate of British assets available for American purchases covered only the most easily available They pointed out also that the Morgen thau figures was limited only to the United Continued on Page Column 4 Plane Forced Down Continued on Page 3 Continued on Page 2 5 Snowstorms and Cold Impede Military Activity in Albania After Ocean Landing Rio De 15 Italiantransatlantic mail plane Ibayr sent an SOS this afternoon after coming down on the Atlantic Ocean with 10 persons aboard about 300 miles off Fernando The trimotored plane was forced to land wheri a motor ceased fun itioning several hours after it left for Cape and The call for help was reported by officials of the Italian transAtlan tic line In The plane carried four four other airline employes return ing to Italy from another and two Italian planes have been used regularly since the war began to ferry German and Italian officers between Europe and South This line he Germany Wants Vienna AS Fashion Center Fire Causes Damage in Rockwood 15 15 jand severe cold impeded military operations in Albania but the the government reported Greek wari The unfavorable weather limited j 15 riors again drove their Italian j fighting along the entire Albanian I Commerce department said today foes in Hhrust toward front to sharp local that Germany was seeking to have the Greeks Both Italian and j Vienna supplant Paris as the world planes were reported Greek sources said the iafter two unsuccessful strayed two business dam jaged others and menaced the entire i which fell last business section of this Somerset county community before it was brought under control after a five hour battle by 125 The fire broke out in the two story J Snyder claimed heavy gains in a drive An Associated Press correspondj on the only southern Al eut at the front reported rickety old cars and farmers with trains of stubborn a supply line to move food and ammunition jto Greek banian seaport remaining in Italian were said in Greek dispatches to have been subjected to heavy artillery Artillery activity was fashion The department reported that an attempt first was made to put Ber lin ahead of Vienna in fashions but the public response was German authorities now main tain that as a result of war develop Paris has lost Its position as world center of fashions and that this title has been accused by cti bind j im j j noted also in the Klisura j report   

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