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   Kingsport News (Newspaper) - October 1, 1942, Kingsport, Tennessee                             Take First Came of Series Weather .Warmer KINGSPORT NEWS 'Tie Paper With The Picfures" VOL.1. NO. 76. KINGSPORT, TENN., THURS., OCT. B PAGES. SCENTS. Slocks Stock Market Exchange ends months off September peak form. shares sold. Bonds Issues drift to narrow range. SOVIETS CRUSH HUMAN Late Rally By Cards Steals Show Red Ruffing Sets Two New World Records In Contest By Judson Bailey Sportsman's Park, St. -In a wiid and turbulent begin- ning to a worid series that had been expected to be one of the tightest in" history, the powerful yra York Yankees stalled the Sr, Louis Cardinals for eight innings Wednesday and won 7 to 4 after authoring an almost incredible ir.nir.s; outburst by the Red- Charley (Red) Ruffing thrilled a capacity crowd of 34.3S5 with one o! the finest pitching performances in his long and lustrous career, es- tablishing two wor'd series records mile shutting out the indomitable Cardinals till the game was within one out of being over. Mort Cooper, bearing all the hopes of the National League on his broad shoulders, had been steadily shelled and finally remov- ed from the thousands of fans were on their way out of ths park. Then the Cardinals suddenly showed the spirit and spark that had earned them a place in this year's baseball classic. They ham- Eered Ruffing out of the box and continued their assault on Spur- lecm (Spud) Chandler until the great crowd was near hysteria and they tafl fo.ur runs across, the bases loaded and one of their finest hitters, rookie Stan Musial, stand- ing at ths plate with what repre- sented the winning run if they could get it across. But the .pink-cheeked freshman missed a chance for fame by Bounding out and the Yankees thankfully vacated the field with tbeir The remarkable Cardinal rally stole the show from Huffing, who pitched no-hit ball for 7 2-3 in- nings for one record and received credit for his seventh world series triumph for a.nother mark. It started ignominously but grew until it must have appeared to Manager Joe McCarthy as a great pay fhost of the 1930 series when the Philadelphia Athletics scored nine runs in the eighth inning to whip the Chicago man- aged by McCarthy. IV. Cooper Starts Rally a .315 slugger ivho did no- make a hit the entire game, rcis'.d a feeble foul to start the ninth. Walker Cooper smashed a hot grounder the third base line and Red Kolfc was unable to make a play although he knocked the ball down. It was a scratch hit, the second of the game off the 38-year-old nutting, and Johnny Hopp flied wt to apparently end any threat. But pinchhittcr Ray Sanders walk- ei and Marty Marion brought both runners home with a triple into the deepest corner of field. icf'tcr t'lat was bing-bang-bing. 'SW VAXKS SEVEN" on Page Two) Bill To Give President Stale Debt Right To Stabilize Prices And Wages Passes Senate Sale Of Used Tires And Tubes 'Frozen' By OPA Measure Is Sent Back To House For Some Changes Office Senate un- animously approved legislation giv- ing President Roosevelt power to of; stabilize wages, salaries and prices Help For Small Business Sough! Following War Don- Bill Passes In Virginia Legislature May Adjourn Before Day Is Over Price Administration Wednesday Wednesday night, after working out j M- Neison ot the War produc. j froze the sale of used tires andia compromise on the long and in-ition Board and others alarmed by I tubes and revealed that used tires j tensely disputed question of growing threat of wholesale) Virginia issues. Richmond, general I assembly Wednesday passed by i unanimous vote Governor Darden's I program to offset the state debt, which is not due, by the purchase of federal bonds maturing Sat the same time as outstanding soon would be rationed to provide prices. for all essential uses in conformity j The bili was pagsed, 82 to 0, on -with the Baruch rubber committee the eve of tne deadline established recommendation. iby President Roosevelt for the en- The order was issued to freeze j actment of such a measure. The the present supply of used tires i House had already approved a pending completion of the new ra-! somewhat similar bill. Further nec- tioning program, which will govern essary legislative processes, how- the use of these tires just as made it evident that the ent rationing regulations control' legislation would not. reach the White House until later in the week. bankruptcies among war-distressed! Also passed without a dissenting small bus in ess m en appealed t the administration recom-1 Wednesday for federal millions to' finance their post-war survival. ]mendation that the state treasurer the use of new and recapped tires, the OPA said. It added that when used tire ra- tioning is Initiated, the freeze order will be lifted to the extent neces- sary to permit sale to certificate holders. OPA said It was "important to i were confident he would withhold have available for rationing not I such action4n view of the advanced Dnly the mileage that is represent-i status of the measure, ad by used tires with good tread Final Revision Starts thicknesses still remaining, but also j The legislation probably will go the supply of recappable carcasses i next to a conference committee, i which are the starting point of any j made up of members of both House Although Mr. Roosevelt asserted he would act independently to stabilize the cost of living unless a satisfactory measure reached him .by Oct. 1, administration leaders successful recapping program.' BitingWife's Nose Off Charged New Sgt. James iMannion looked at the prisoner, jCarl Leila, 43, of Colonia, N. J., a i greying, mild-mannered artist, and sought to help him recall some of the details of his reconciliation with his .wife, Louise. "What's the he asked Detective William Leahy. "Felonious said Leahy. "Upon "His wife says he bit half her nose replied Leahy. Leila explained he found his wife of 18 years living with their three children here, they went for a walk while he pleaded his cause of recon- ciliation, "I bent toward he con- tinued. "I was telling her I wanted jto go back with my family, and that I loved them all. don't know what came over Physicians at the hospital for special surgery said Mrs. Leila's condition was will be arraigned tomorrow. West Virginia GOP Selects Candidate and Senate. Their duty will bs to .provisions" of the House and Senate bills into conformity. Then, the House and Se-nate must approve their work. The job of the conferees may not be easy, moreover, for there are broad differences of language and intent in the two measures. In particular, the House, with its farm bloc in command, inserted a requirement that parity farm prices be increased by the inclusion of farm labor coats. No ceiling prices for farm products could be established at less than parity, so computed. In the Senate, the farm bloc's in- sistence upon a similar provision precipitated an embittered argu- ment, which went through all the stages of frayed nerves and flaring tempers, to end Wednesday in a Nelson suggested to the Senate Small Business Committee the cre- ation of a war liabilities adjustment board to assist in debt adjustments now and with other financing, tech- nical assistance and priorities on machinery and equipment upon the return of peace. 'Senator Taft (R-Ohio) disagreed with Nelson's proposal on the ground that providing funds for members of a group containing retailers was a "hopeless" and the governor, acting jointly, empowered to purchase short-term federal securities with current funds in the treasury not needed for current expenditures. Darden Given Powers The Senate-approved bill confer- ring sweeping war powers on the governor for use in an emergency ran into difficulties in the' House courts of justice committee and was referred to a sub-committee with 'and that such a board would indications that it might be con- be confronted with the problem of "where to draw the line" in per- mitting "border line" cases to con- tinue in business. Nelson emphasized his recommen- dation was offered simply for con- gressional study, but expressed be- lief it was imperative that the-na-. tion retain- "all the manpower we have, all the management ability we have and all the materials we have." Warmer Weather Greets October September was minded maid with like two light- suitors of equal attraction, who alternately gives both the come-hither glance and somehow manages to keep them both dangling. She was hard put at it to make up her mind between summer and compromise. atmospheric program from some ,of both, changing from one extreme Parity Is Basis ;to the other with the greatest of the highway department to furnish Charleston, W. Virginia Republicans got MEDITATIONS By Alley HIT To tooK OM TOLK5 WHUT up TO ed, farm price ceilings fixed at parity, as it has long been Summer was in vogue during the nth, which high of 00 point just high. jwere climaxed with a _. three below the all-summer els, whichever were higher. Then, jWarm tcmpcraturcs in the if it should develop that the price j go.s remaincd in control siderably chnnged before it is re- ported to the House tomorrow. Chairman McCue named on the sub committee Delegates John Spiers of Radford, Charles R. Fen- wick of Arlington. M. M. Long of Wise and L. Preston Collins of Smyth. -TTrffia'assembly "passed a bill mak- ing the maximum speed limit on the highways 35 miles per hour and giving the governor power to lower this to 30 if deemed necessary. The bill, which expires June 30, 1944, exempts vehicles of the armed forces being operated in line of duty. Adjournment Seen With House and Senate calendars virtually clear when adjournment was taken tonight, leaders predict- ed that the special session would end third day since it convened. Bills were being en- rolled tonight to be signed tomor- row by the presiding officers. The Senate and House passed a LENINGRAD autumn and chose to compound her bill providing for the appropriation of from the special high- way fund to the sinking fund of sufficient moneys to highwav certificates liquidate the of indebted- ness. The measure was introduced by Senator Aubrey Weaver, Senate fi- nance chairman, as Senate Bill No. It quickly untl'iand then passed the Senate Drives on Russian Front Made by Reds Stalingrad entered, the 36th day of its agonizing siege ore Sept. 29 and Nazi units had driven to new points.in the city, but a Soviet thrust to_ flank .the attackers northwest city, had. carried -the' Red army 40 miles to the east ftanfc of the Don River. Meantime, Red offensives scored successes in the Leningrad, Rzhev, Novorossisk, and Mozdok areas. Two Transports Lost In Pacific Allies Retake Town From Japs In New Guinea Gen. MacArthur's Headquarters, sam mis. a uv a in u.ii-n then a sr. "satisfactory" Leila any commodity failed to the 22nd_whichincidental- led in felony increase since January 1, is the official date set for the! v iea in itiunj- <-UUIL i.hnr rnsts and other approieu c short time later Few Lives Loet When Japs Destroy United States Ships of two naval transports in the Solo- mon Islands as a result of separate Japanese aerial and warship at- tacks was announced Wednesday by the Navy Department, which reported that loss of life was small. troops have The ships were the USS George recaptured Nauro, 42 miles above F. Elliott, formerly the in farm labor costs and other farm entrance of the cool expenses, that price justed accordingly. West them- selves a nominee for S. senator Wednesday night with the with- drawal of Raymond J. Funkhouser, 59 days after the primary election. Chapman Revercomb, Charleston attorney who from the first had the backing of Republican leaders of the state, of Jicially became the man to oppose Democratic Governor Matthew M. Necly, who on Nov. 3 will seek to return to the Senate he left two years ago. Tennesseans Enlisl As Seamen Twenty eight hundred and ninety men enlisted in the navy in Tennessee in Sep- tember, exceeding by 880 the state's previous record for a single month, the naval recruiting station report- ed Wednesday. This was the third straight month a new enlistment mark had been set. navy recruiting officers said, men enlisting in July and in August. Two Pilots Killed Burbank, pilots were killed and two injured late Wednesday when a plane, taking off on a test flight, swerved out ef control, plowed through several sta- must be came into thcir own to j keep the situation well in hand up Although all who voted on theiunti[ Wednesday when September question of final passage voted for j breathed her last. Autumn ap- the bill, not all were entirely j parently is pretty well entrenched, pleased. Senator Thomas (D., with the first frost of the season who led the fight for thejhaving put in its appearance on farm bloc, said the compromise j the night of September 28. by the House. The by Governor Darden, is designed to furnish money to- ward retirement of the highway Moresby, in a swift 10-mile bonds. No Opposition tionary training planes, ignited and 2it 1941. damaged a hangar.______________I" ___' presented no fundamental differ- ence from the amendment which the farm state members had sup- ported, but: "The administration and Con- gress must demand that Mr. Hen- derson of the OPA or whatever other agency is appointed by the President, nvjst carry out the spirit of the law. This is essential if our farmers and producers are to feed and clothe our people, our soldiers, our. sailors, and insure victory, save freedom and our country." Golf Caddy Nay Get Only Albany, N. a 3-2 de- cision which dissenting members termed "an abuse of New York's second-highest court Wednesday directed reversal of a award won by a golf caddy against LV S. Treasurer-William A. Julian, unless the boy agrees to ac- cept The appellate division ruling also grants a new trial on the ground the state supreme court Theodore Leombruno, 19, of Bolton Landing, N. Y., was "grossly ex- cessive." Leombruno accused Julian of kicking him while he was caddy- ng for the government official Oct. There was no opposition in the House to passage of the debt- liquidation bill, appropriating of surplus funds in the October will open with a tone of treasury into the state's sinking liner City of Los Angeles, and the USS Gregory, a converted advance in their new Thc the against a retiring Japanese Lieut.-Comdr. Harry Fred- army Allied reported missing in action, 'but the commander of the George headquarters announced Thursday. equipment in' its flight, "There was no contact with the Captajn WaUon Oggoj Bailey of Lynn, Mass., was re- main body of the enemy yesterday, I ported safe. which is still the bulletin i T The _Elliott_was a Nazis Pay High For Small Gain Russians Advance At One Point, Drop Back At Another tank forces ground in Stalingrad's northwestern outskirts Wednesday, i while in the Caucasus the Red army smashed an entire Rumanian i mountain division which suffered casualties, the Soviet com- mand announced Thursday. The Nazi gain was made only in, a single sector, the midnight com- jmunique said, and came after the threw 'n another tank j division" in the consuming struggle 'now entering its 38th day. Nazis Lose Many "At the cost of heavy losses the enemy on one sector pressed back our the bulletin said. "In these battles 15 enemy tanks, 14 j motor vehicles, and two mortar were destroyed, and about jtwo battalions men) of en- emy infantry were annihilated." Meanwhile the Russian relief of- fensive against the Nazi flank above Stalingrad was gaining ground. The communique said Rus- jsian troops captured another hill- jtop after a savage all-day fight in ione sector, and repulsed Nazi coun- (ter-attack in .another on the same front. The-Axis se.tback in the Caucasus-- wasiv southeast --of- where the Russians .said the third Rumanian mountain division, in addition to dead and wounded, lost 25 guns, seven tanks, 75 ma- chine guns, 50 motor vehicles and two ammunition dumps. "One platoon of P-'marjian sol- diers came over to tht sic1? of the Red the said. Tanks Destroyed In the middle Caucasus the Rus- sians said their troops in a two- day defensive fight destroyed 26 Nazi tanks and 18 planes, and "an- nihilated about enemy officers and men." All the Axis attempts to advance were repulsed, the com- munique added. Soviet warships operating in the Baltic were said to have sunk a 10.000-ton enemy transport. In the vicious fight for Stalin- grad trie Germans wore reported fleets c.f armored cars packed with tommy-gunners and convoyed by tanks. Northwest of the city the Soviet relief offensive lost little if any momentum, although the battles on the parched steppe between Don and Volga rivers were achieving pe.ik fury, particularly in the air. The German air force made flights in a single day. dropping thousands, of bombs on the attack- ing Russian formations. Russians Advance Yet the Russians were reported to have recaptured more villages and hills. said. I Japanese torpedo plane assault (The German high command t. against American invading forces! sectors of the town's moderation, the says..fund for the purchase of federal "Additional supplies and equip-j0n the second day of the Solomons'northern district. were stormed" state debt, jment abandoned by his retreating! offensive last August 8. One of the an'd saij the RussianE hat] ]ost J4 Whitehcad j troops have fallen into our hands." planes, either by design or because tanks jn "unsuccessful" relief at- imade a vigorous 20-minute speech! Capture of Nauro, a native ham-! of damage, crashed into the trans- at Stalingrad !in an unsuccessful effort to tack j let in the Owen Stanley mountains .port, which had already landed its, (Turkish sources renorted that on Thursday. M _-_ _ fifl m Iff AV 'ln an UnSUCCCSSIUl eLlUn IU Lauiviici. ui tim TWO WAACS, AWUL, on an amendment giving New Guinea followed yesterday's Arrested By HP of state bus operation. Tte -bill puts a funds for school announcement loribaiwa, the of the seizure of tidal mark of the total of almost I Japanese advance on Port Moresby. Leavenworth, Kan. JP Two WAACs who were the first since the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps was been returned to Fort DCS Moines, la., after being taken into custody in the sinking loribaiwa only 32jiir line miles ficient to provide for principal and by Fort Leavenworth lice. military po- Major James Elliott, Fort Leav- enwortti public relations officer, said Wednesday that Fort Des Moines officials notified Fort Leav- enworth authorities yesterday that two WAACs were in Atchison, Kan., without leave and asked that they be picked up by military po- lice. The two were placed aboard a train here Tuesday night. Major Elliott did not identify the women. Markets At A Glance livestock decline. leads other grains higher. weaker to firm. Eggs and butter firm. interest on the state debt, the earn- ings, on the federal securities to be purchased offsetting to a large ex- tent the interest on outstanding Virginia bonds. It transfers from the sinking fund to the state ireas- ury as a surplus asset about a mil- lion and a dollars of stock in the R. F. P. Railroad. Under an amendment by Dele- gate Stuart Campbell the bill speci- fied that the state may buy fed- eral bonds, its own bonds, bonds of political subdivisions and state in- stitutions. The plan, however, is to buy federal bonds as an aid to the war effort. have provided for the state to get the first of liquor profits and for all above that amount to be divided on the basis of one-third to the state and two-thirds to the counties and cities. This was the old law, but the 1942 assembly raised from to the amount the state would get before division with the localities. from the big Allied base. A spokesman here said the Japa- nese were not routed, although he said their withdrawal was hurried. It was believed the enemy might make a stand on, another mountain ridge near Menar% about four miles north of Nauro. For that reason Allied airmen again attacked Japa- nese .supply lines yesterday at that point. load of Marines. The crash started gasoline fires which could not be extinguished and the vessel was abandoned -and destroyed. There were few casualties. The Japs Use Planes torpedo plane attack made by 40 or more Japanese craft, the Navy already had disclosed in a communique issued several weeks ago. .At that time it was said mere- ly that "one destroyer and one unloaded transport were hit." Four- teen .of the. enemy raiders were shot down. The Gregory was sunk more re- i Navy did not say ex- actly enemy gunfire when she was operating, off Guadalcanal Dennis W. Eagen Dies In Nashville W. Eagen, 40, acting executive secretary of the state planning commission, died Wednesday night after a brief ill- ness. isiieJieu LUC onuic, j. Eagen was appointed to the post board were saved, six weeks ago to succeed W. D.! It was considered likely that the Island, site of the American airbase! sive. in the southeastern Solomons. The] gunfire, a naval spokesman said, j unquestionably came from one of the Japanese warships which have periodically raided the waters around Guadalcanal and sometimes i shelled the shore. Mose of those on two divisions of the German Af- rican corps now were fighting at Stalingrad, along with 14 divisions brought from France. 1 Russian dispatches from the Can- icasion mountain valley of Terek and the high passes on the Black Sea said the battles were becoming more severe and the snow lines on the mountains coming ever closer to the fighting. Strong Red. army units in the Mozdok area, about 50 miles from the Grozny oil fields, held the as- saults of heavily-reinforced tank and mechanized forces. Russian aircraft and.trench mortars were doing effective work on the fourth day of the latest German offen- Price, who resigned to enter the army. He had -served for more than eight years as the commissioner's director of research. Gregory fought back, since she was armed with four 4-inch guns and one 3-inch gun, but the communi- que gave no details of the action.! Good Morning A Little Chuckle To Start the Day Laredo, Tex. Brig. Gen. Harry Johnson put this sign over the Fort Mclntosh guard house: "All who enter here help Hitler." Words; Keep On Scrapping To Catch Hitler Nappingl This Slogan won for Mrs. G. A. Anderson, B. B. No. 1, Kings- port. The Kingsport Nr ws pays for each slogan published. Mail yours   

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