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   Kingsport News (Newspaper) - October 5, 1942, Kingsport, Tennessee                             Weather with ghow- st "nd nest portions east portion. KINGSPORT NEWS "The Paper With The Picfures' VOL.1. NO. 79. KINGSPORT, TENN.. MON., OCT. 5, 1942 8 PAGES. SCENTS. LATE WAR NEWS The Three Little Sisteis ft boohs handy, hats did just as well when U. S. sailors ad jzcrir.cs got together with the singing Andrews Sisters at the f.rm'j Emergency Relief benefit all-star show at Madison Square Garden. Solons See Harm In Control Act Nazis Fail To Advance In Russia Reds May Be On Verge Of Pushing Germans Back (B.v The Associated Press) I Joseph Stalin called bluntly for ja second front Sunday and asked! I the United States and Britain to "fulfill their obligations fully and on time" at a time when his gallant .army at beseiged Stalingrad was with such suc- cess that the German position was reported growing precarious. Inside the city where battle was fast reducing proud blocks of buildings to the level of a field, the held firm, the midnight Soviet communique said, although "the enemy with infantry and tank forces is attacking our positions incessantly." hundred Germans were in making six attacks in one I sector, while three companies were wiped out and several of their I Blockhouses smashed in another. To the northwest where the Rus- Asians were pressing down on the; i German flank In an effort to pinch the whole German force bat- i tling inside Stalingrad, the Red, armv continued what the commur.i- 'qtie called "active kill-; designed to protect the enlisted Rumor Reds Get New Army Head Laid To Nazis ing off of the enemy in a battle j for a hilltop. I In the Caucasus, too, the Ger- jmar.s were unable to progress be- lyond the inhabited locality into which they had driven a wedge the day before in the Mozdok area. Evidently describing the same ac- tion, the Germans claimed they had captured Elkhotova, a railway town 25 miles northwest of Ordhonikidze 70 miles southwest of Grozny. Washington The terms of j Endangering the Germans' north- President Roosevelt's sweeping ariti-; west Stalingrad flank on yet a inflation order brought complaints broader front, the Russians told of from two southern senators Sunday a heavy assault upon German lines FDR Criticized On Price Level Part Of Order Japs Hard To Find By Allies Enemy Appears As Retreating In New Guinea General MacArthur's Headquar- ters, Hard-hitting Australian bush soldiers continued their advance along the uphill trail of the rugged Owen Stanley moun- tains of New- Guinea Saturday to a point beyond Efogi near the gap through the mountain backbone, a communique said Sunday. Just far they advanced was j not stated, but it v.-as announced they had pushed beyond Efogi. which was captured the previous day, and still were goir.g ahead. Efogi is 64 miles by the circuitous jungle trail from the Allied base at Port Moresby and about seven miles from the Owen Stanley Gap. Apparently they had not yet caught up with the main body of the Japanese force, which the com- munique indirated was retreating. No details of the fighting were given. An indication that the Japanese were in flight was contained in the official statement that "Allied fighters strafed and harried key. points on the enemy's line of re- j treat." i Canberra, The j Australian offensive in New nea in which Japar.ese have been j driven 20 miles back up the trail' to Efogi in th? Owen Stanley range was described by Prime Minister John Curtin Sunday as essentially a holding operation. Demands of other major war fronts for men and material and, immense shipping difficulties, 'would necessitate a delay of at; Chicago Chicago's famous'least six months, he said, before farm commodities markets were United Nations forces in the Aus- j are strengthened launch a large-scale: Wavestyle The WAVES don't iniend to get wet. At least not wearing this navy blue Mainbochcr creation figure from shatters. Grain Traders Jittery Over Price Control a- defense in Russia---.dent's executive order that benefit unsubstantiated payments be taken into account. h-urs later appeared Sunday night 'through "appropriate deductions" :c bp rtii" '.o a gnrbled reception of from parity or comparable prices, in a Moscow rr-.vs broadcast. setting agricultural price ceilings. vas made in an turing booty and prisoners. their most uncomfortable holiday "Austerity Loan" broadcast in Rods Hold in years. three other prime At Stalingrad, this was the situa-: nrice control Ll Mackenzie KinS of tion on the basis of earlier reports: Peter Fraser of New Zealand and The Red army held firmly to the In Washington late Friday ;Jan chrisUaall Sraut3 of the Union initiative in all parts of Stalingrad and Saturday left (he markets in of South Africa congratulated Cur- of Rus- telling of congrat- :n Marsha] Boris M. Sha- v fhiof nf the Russian nn his sixtieth birth- iy. The apparently erron- said the marshal had as defense com- propriate weight where necessary in price-fixing. Eankhcad told re- porters that the President's move would throw the whole farm sit- uation into confusion. "Congress had no thought reach the any such when it remarked. action would be taken, the bill." of the Germans at- the Volga city. Military dispatches said the Ger- mans within Stalingrad and that fro: various price edicts already issued tQ affect thcm or -he markets. There "hero were "We had no idea on !rushed that those that did skepticallas to whether com-, front were being con- madc aLl certain prices, or than they could be! p "'ccks would be al- the 'tu 41 i i i tnosG prices fii'Q out of bounds cs in London and the monitoring tiicy lacked any on the sub- doubt that Stal- military leader- earth that anything would be Germans lackedjufficient The outward composure, although prices i reserves to gain a decision. how- farm ingrad. the story was the same: one; An JiM i A-.-.nt Press Moscow timc, con- Uor from Stalin to Hen- iy. Associated Press cor- there. referred to the his capacity as pre- and defense to change parity prices." There was no disposition, ever, to question that the labor cost section and other visions of the bill would be out. Mr. Roosevelt directed specif-.too the Germans appeared to be ically that farm prices be up both below Norossisk and dispatch wjth lnc act of; in the Terek Valley near Mozodk Oct. 2. and congressmen of and the Grozny oil fields. City Traffic Violations Drop When Fines Jump Tenants Get More Protection Henderson Moves To Curb Eviction, High Cost Houses Adminis- trator Leon Henderson announced Sunday night that rents in every area of the nation not now con- i trolled would be stabilized at the level of March 1, 1942. The order, I carrying out the President's anti- inflation directive, will be issued tomorrow. Henderson also announced that j existing regulations on rent control I would be amended to prevent evic- tion of tenants through the sale of I property except in cases of legiti- jnate roaHy transactions or where [hardship would result to the prop- if he could not obtain .possession. Must Regulate Rents Henderson called upon all land- lords who have increased rents since March 1 to reduce them to the former level and ssid that the Office of Price Administration would "establish machinery for en- forcement and administration of this national extension of rent reg- ulations :is rapidly as administra- tively feasible." In this connection Paul A. Porter, deputy administrator in charge of rents, said that the OPA would need more funds than Congress voted it in the mid-summer budget squabble. The OPA asked for S210.- 000.000 then but got only '000. The stabilization of rents in areas i not now controlled is estimated by officials to affect some householders. Henderson said it would mean "that.the cost of hoas- ing to American most important single item in their budg- et be kept stable throughout the war." High Prices Hit In discussing the prospective ac- tion to curb evictions, Henderson reported "a growing practice of owners forcing tenants to purchase the premises in many cases at ex- orbitant prices." Moscow-Joseph Stalin described! "This practice." he "is a second front as of first rate im- in many areas a device to avoid During the past week-end 10 Sunday, called upon effect of rent control and to ins received treatment at the sia's allies to "fulfill their from the existing tenants or Hoist on Va.ley Community Hospi-'lions fullv and on timc.. and ex_ ;a new oc.Cupant monthly install- tal for injuries received in acci- prc.Ssed confidence that Russia's in excess of maximum rents, dents, it was reported. strengt Sunday niaht Oscar Wagoner. Of Qeri Highland Park, was treated for n gun shot wound in the right big toe. According to the report Wago- ner was shooting rats, and the gun accidentally discharged, with Axis Bound, And Riding High It's a hecp cf old scrap the Aurora, III, roller factory is donating. Each roller of Hi? horse-drawn museum piece, vintage '88, scales pounds. No, the girls are not standard equipment. 'Second Front' Important, Stalin Ten Treated For Injuries Past Weekend Allies Are Urged To Keep Promises Fully And On Time By Henry C. Cassidy (Opvrlslit. hj- Assorii-.tcil Press) ?'ere of the new price The control: City -de a fortnight ago "it Judge Napoleon Bond a ]accration of the right arm sui- or pro- of slow and painful success by then presidential signature and is- increased the minimum whon was rut bv a ic carried Russian armies. In the Caucasus suance of dircctivcs by both chief for running red lights and at executjve and office of Price from to S7.50, is having; trcl. Grains declined fractions effect on Kingsport about a cent a bushel, butter only four for each offense: nil views lauded the nf j The Germans said they had F..stormed Elkhotovo and Verehnij- egg futures suffered sharper cited to city court this morn- I i and livestock unchanged, A S'.irvrquem dispatch, filed in Anybody's Guess Because of the wording of c! the HAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS By Alley DE ONLIES' PART UV A MAN'S LIFE WHUT HE KEER MUCH ER-BOUt IS WHUT'S ER-MAIP uy 'IM f Weather Still Warm In Area price control law, traders said ceil-j ings and floors which could be- pro-! D0'0kcd'during'thVperiod. mulgated were anybody s guess. t their former colleague. Jarrcs F.! stormed Elhhotovo and Verehnij- usual in the normally quiet Satur- Byrnes, as director of economic: kurp in the Mozodk region and cap- day trade. Dealings in produce were 'offenses stabilization. -hired more blocks of houses in unusually large. The order establishing the new: Stalingrad. But with each passing office of economic stabilization with! day. the Russians appeared to be Byrnes at its head lodged con- growing stronger and winter al- nt a.m.. !sj'deraDie discretion in the director ready was fast spreading from the of any change in over farm prices and other phases north. command but told ;0f the stabilization effort. Byrnes. corsra-.ulations being'will assume his new post tomorrow. Marsha! Shaposh- ;pcnding further study of the sit- luation he declined to discuss his i plans except in general terms. i The president directed that in es- tablishing, maintaining or adjust- ing maximum prices for agricul- tural commodities "appropriate de- ductions shall be made from parity price or comparable price" for soil; conservation, parity and other pay> For several weeks the number of pressed confidence that Russia's ;ments in excess '.strength equal to the attempt, "This practice must cease. I have many or any other aggres- today instructed the rer.t division to sion to gain world domination. j amend its present regulations to The statement was contained in 'give to tenants security of tenure a letter to this correspondent the duration, was Stalin's only direct wartime: "Such amendment would make utterance thus far to the foreign provisions for bona-fide sales where the bullet striking the toe. He was press. 'no changes in occupancy result and Lcttor Answered !the area directors would have au- j thority to maKc certain exceptions His letter frankly answered hardship would result to the arm suf-.questions on '.he second front, Al- owner if he were unable to obtain lied aid and the Soviet power of'possession. Generally it wil! be thfe resistance. The complete text to prevent owners from its authorized translation, rental property en tha "Dear Mr. Cassidy: .market merely to avoid the rc-quire- to the pressure of war i merits of rent control." and my consequent inability to. nnd'grant you nn interview, I shall con-; not admitted. James Albany of Jonesboro. Route: 2. a glass worker, was treated for: Hit By Car Saturday night Miss Helen 20. Robir-.gcale apartments, j fered mild nervousness on these charges were bruised right shin when she was fine myself to a brief written an-: more than double the eight nabbed by automobi.e on Broad stop1 A' G' In2! Street. of a second front occupy in i sign runners were few, the' police 5uffercd laccralion over the right estimates of the current; eye wnen ho fell from his father s-sltuatlon coal truck, the hospital reported, i 'Answer: A very important place, A fountain girl. Miss Jeanette onc might say, a place of first rate Nichols, 20, 1700 C Street, was treat- importance. Price Control If something went wrong in your week-end program, you cer- tainly can't blame the weather. how the weatherman Needed On Time was in such an effusive mood and gave out with such an abundance of light. The beauty of early Oc- toher and the balm of late sum- mer a fitting setting for any- thing or nothing, depending on your mood. Th? actual figures for this at- mospheric conglomeration showed a high of 70 and a low of 55 de- grees for Sunday. Saturday's high was even browner 81 degrees. The prescription released for Monday roads, warmer with showers in northwest and west portions Monday afternoon. duction costs since January could affect the limit price of every farm commodity. Bodies Of Four Miners Found ments to farmers. Everett Mullins Released On Bond (From State >'cws Service) Wise, Mullins, 23-j year-old Wise Countian, who is; charged with murder in connec- tion with the death of Morgan Carty on September 29, has beeni released from jail on Sl.OOO Sheriff J. S. Potter of Wisq County i said Sunday night. i Mullins will appear before thcj Grand Jury at the next term of! Circuit Court, which will convene. October 19. _. ____ ....._.._______ One other murder charge will 'Monday, will act on bills of murder1 day shift worker, come before the Grand Jury at this indictment against Violet Merry- Patterson said it was established time, that of Frank Odum, man, Emma Virginia Dooms and definitely the explosion was caused who is charged the slaying of JHarry Edward Farris in Connection by gas. The bodies were found last Alvin Robinson. Negro, in August v.'ith the death of Frank Hargrove, night by rescue squads wearing a mining colliery. Philadelphia Navy Yard mechanic gas masks. 'Was reported. orderly conduct and parking on a Ali" 8- paved street in the business sufTereTin a fcill Hil Lexington, JP Bodies of miners killed by a gas explo- sion in the Black S'tar Coal Cor-. .por'ation mine at A'.va, Harlan .County, were brought out early Sunday, G. Moss Patterson, chief ,of the state mines and minerals de- partment, said. I The victims of the explosion, i which occurred Saturday, were jJohn Lee, foreman; Luther Thomp-' Richmond. Henricojson. assistant foreman: Dev.-ey Pro- jCounty Grand Jury, which convenes Ifitt, coal loader, and Clifford Fore, Trio Face Trial after midnight. Good Morning A Little Chuckle To Start the Day Hickory, X. dol- lars ain't hay, says Hugh Wil- liams, but neither was the stuff he mowed on his farm and sold to merchant Henry Leonard. It was this way: Williams offered tn sell Leonard sonic fresh cut hay. The hay was delivered. Leonard complained there were more weeds than hay but he paid the agreed-upon price. A few days later William re- r-ijived a letter from with a ten-dollar check attached. "That stuff ain't the let- ter read, "but the mules like it better than I'm sending this ten-dollar bonus." was t arm while jshe was playing at home, the hos- pital reported. Another child injured while play- JTown, Route No. suffered a stick" fracture of the righ; arm in a fall. Youth Burned -President William .Green of the American Federation of Labor pledged the support of his ..rp Sunday to the United ,i 1S A11.led.States government's new attack on aid to the Soviet Lnion proving the jnflation front effective and what could be done, Hcro to attend th Federation.s to amplify and improve this annUH, convention 0 Answer: As compared with Green sajd he aid which the Soviet Urnon ,s giv- the wage fcaturcs as ing he Allies by drawing upon ,t- and not "freezinR.. and said ..we self the main force of tne German! Fascist, the aid of the Allies to the Soviet Union has so far been effective. Jn order to amplify improve this aid, only one cooperate Although unable to express an opinion on all sections of President Roosevelt's executive order, he said in a press conference that one fea- ture for which the AFL and CIO for "Answer: I think that the Soviet capacity of resisting the German brigands is in strength not less, While working at a sorguhm mill, if not greater, than the capacity of "This is the exercise of the right of collective bargaining in medi- ation and utilizing the services of the War Labor Board in working Tunney 15. Blountviile. suf- Fascist Germany or of any other: SCalCS :fered a second degree burn of the aggressive power to secure for itself i TT ileft thigh the report stated. world domination. iuuiu mai. .HL Arnold Clark, 25, St. Paul, Va., "With respect, i was treated early Saturday for a. fractured leg for the second time ;in the past few weeks. According to T5 1 J :the report the man cp.me to Kings-; DCtCKed. :port, Friday ;o have a removed' from a fractured leg and returned, P. Witht to St. Paul by train. i president of the National Associa- been contributed by The report stated that when tion of Manufacturers and presi- .ministration to the Clark stepped from the train he dent of the Blaw Knox Steel Com- j drive which fell and re-broke the leg. He was.pany, Sunday night praised Con-jTwo of the cannons were used in treated for the fracture and admit- gress for enacting and President .the war between the states and ted to the hospital, but was later Roosevelt for signing the anti-in- the other saw service in the first released. flation bill. World War. J. Stalin.' power and authority of War Labor Board has been protected and preserved." Cannons- Junked Henderson, nons located in the city park have the city ad- scrap metal opens here Oct. 12. Ficrhfinrr Words: The Minute Man Watches All Time! (This Slogan won for Joe Bolinsky, Box No. 418, Dante, Va. The Kingsport News pays for each slogran published. Mail   

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