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   Kingsport News (Newspaper) - October 9, 1942, Kingsport, Tennessee                             s pAPER YOU WILL FIND DAILY ASSOCIATED PRESS WIREPHOTOS AND THE WORLDWIDE NEWS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, WIDE WORLD NEWS, NEA, AMERICAN NEWSPAPER ALLIANCE, AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE-NEW YORK NEWS FEATURES. NO OTHER NEWSPAPER IN THIS AREA HAS ALL THESE. Weather KINGSPORT NEWS "The Paper With The Pictures" VOL. I. NO. 83. KINGSPORT, TENN., FRI., OCT. 9, 1942 10 PAGES. SCENTS Stocks Stock advance. shares sold. change in prices. AVY SMASHES JAP FLEET Nazi Tanks, Hen Take Two Streets j Germans Indicate j Taking Big City flow Not German tanks and broke into two streets in 'K'orv of Stalingrad while the red army ;he Nazi f'.ank above the y -fid ne'.i'iy-u'on positions by'. ou-z Off several small assaults iiidr.i.efct Soviet communique t.' ]5 of the German tanks aeiinf- the 'ine in the outskirts of '.i-rre ricstroved and four i-iior.s >Vnou; 2.010 men) of In-' rr.ivin one plarp the enemy suc- ir. nrupyinc two streets of the communique tr.i? d'.-.patc'no; siH one quarter fftlement now was Ofrrr.an bombs, shells uiccrtar but said the Red -T :h'J? .'ar held the Germans Ircn Vnlca river hanks :1 -jit heart n' Ptalinerad in a IHI roir fiterir.e it-1! 4Bth day. Oman propaganda broadcasts. '.Tmrffar nicht sought to give, it" iiprfssinn that Stalingrad's no loncrr is necessary for: "The strategic objec- already has been isaff a dispatch said it add-, Li no longer necessary .toJ w infantry and assault1 into bnttlc. The finishing: ?bM be entrusted to .n1 artillerv unit.s and stukas ive-jombers'" Soviet dispatches said that torn caps in the >f: above the city command to di- Prussian troops to meet I! did not: f R-m.y. however, with a'lvarirps in the North- mprriv that "our troops ifl '.virh the enemy and wtnr.s repulsed attacks hy groups of Hit- General Takes a SfroJI "Somewhere in Australia" General Douglas MacArthur swings a stick as he strides along with an on an inspection tour, in the course of which he urged every American soldier to "get a Jap." Nazis May Quit Stalingrad Fight Five Enemy Skips Dealt Stiff Blows Carriers' Planes Attack Invaders Off Solomons (IJ.V The Associated Press) A United States naval task force Ion Monday invaded the Japanese- dominated northern Solomons 300 .miles northwest of Guadalcanal and attacked a Japanese fleet concen- tration in the third large-scale naval and air battle in the con- tinuing action in that part of the Pacific, the Navy Department dis- closed Thursday night. Carrier based planes heavily damaged with bombs five enemy ships, including a heavy cruiser, a transport, a seaplane tender and two cargo ships, and strafed anoth- er cruiser and destroyer with gun- fire in the neighborhood of Short- land Island, the Navy said, while Gen. Douglas MacArthur's long- range bombers from Australia were, making coordinated attacks on, other nearby bases. No Action Here While ground operations were almost at a standstill in New Guinea where the mountain gap leading to Port Moresby once more was in Allied hands, the XJ. S. Navy said its forces under Vice ___ ...iv. Admiral R. L. Ghormley had seized Warning fcltlCienCy j work as the 24 top states in the na- the initiative in the Solomons by .tional scrap metal salvage drive led its attack in the Shortland Island To Be Considered iby the reported just south of Bougainville. .T I had collected more-than- one .billion i- 'jiesiae's 'the ships da'niaged, four pounds of iron and steel junk. flying bbats were destroy- warning from The tonnage being gathered at Faisi near Shortland, and tVPB chairman Donald M. Nelson across the country mounted other flying boats SJid two that the United States must soon' and the tremendous flow of oldlbombers destroyed at Shortland. it1 metal to the junk yards was airfield at Kieta. on the east dec.de how big a fightmg force fey fjgJures Qf also WB3 London- -T> Evidence was ac-, can efficiently maintain brought the the day b the united damaged. Senate, where quick action is also cumulating Thursday night that nation face to face Thursday metal drive committee. j The task force, the Navy said, expected. House Adds Billions To War Bill Mark to Be Hit If Approved in Senate A appropriation measure, boosting .this nation's cost-of-war bill to 'S220.000.000.030. was passed swiftly by the House Thursday to finance ,3. naval aviation expansion pro- 1 gram and a variety of other war- iborn projects. I The new appropriations encoun- itered no opposition on the floor, 'winning final approval by a voice 'vote. Members of the House appro- !priations committee informed the .House that the United States soon i wouM be spending at the rate of month'y for arms. Nearly 90 per cent of the new omnibus deficiency bill was ear- marked for the navy, with measure's largest sin- gle apart for 14.611 nava'. planes to give Uncle Sam's growing fleet of aircraft carriers .its sting. In addition to the direct appro- priations to a dozen different gov- ernment agencies, the measure for- mally granted the Navy Depart- ment authority to enter into con- tract obligations for the previously- authorized ton fleet cxpan- !sion estimated to cost i On top of S5.595.338.308 for the navy, the measure bundled up for for the Office of War In- 1 formation, for a Guayule rubber project, for the Office of Defense Transportation, iand for the war man- i power commission. Tho measure now goes to the (Official Navy Photo from NEA) Information Please, Mi. Moto A Japanese prisoner taken in a naval engagement in Aleutian waters is a "expert" in a mili- tary Information Please session at Dutch Harbor, Lieut. Comni. Peter Holm, center, is one of the two Navy questioners. This enemy seaman and others n-ere the first Jap prisoners of war to reach the continental Uni'ed States. They U'ere brought in under heavy guard to Dutch Harbor, delivered by the Navy to the Army Provost Marshal, and later taken to a previously prepared internment camp. Fighting Forces Billion Pound r j. i Mark Passed May Be Limited In Scrap Drive Nelson Sends Out Naziiication Of Denmark Germany's Aim New Thursday 1 night forged into the lead by hard Germany is Ip'-" arlllfrvMiKi mortar gunners f V.-T.- ?aid to have an- f ti CT.P company of German mrthve.st nf Stalingrad. a'sn havp destroyed two AFL Favors Aid To Reds; CIO Hits Autonomy Russians Make It Too Hot for Axis At Volga City New German pro- ahnnt tn make gigantic problem of how best At noon the committee an-i carried out the raid without as about to make Den ng nounced Utah was in the lead and much as a scratch to any ship mt. i that up until that time total loss of a single man or plane. To Enter Race i German-occupied for two years Althugh no have been i lection of 395.225 ;and upe et nominally self-gov-' taken yet to slow aown the growth pounds- had been reported by the top 24 states but later in the dayj Lthe committee had to revise the Japs Get Help It is from this area that the ananese were believed to have bv night their Denmark was believed marked Joe Snow of Blountville. chair- 'down now for forced Nazification man of the Republican committee for these purposes: of .Sullivan County, announced 1. Suppression of rising rebellion so-called German w'eTe dump nnr .Thursday that friends of Dr. J. R. agajnst paganda machine laid a foundation Picrce ot Kingsport had qualified Thursday for a possible retreat him for the race of state senator1 defense against Allied wn.ich the ......._._ from Stalingrad, where the red' in the November election. 'inv.sio'n itv of metal WaS COminK faSt fl La'bor'made armv's staunch defense have con-' -as that Hawkins, of a "Germanic the of_ s ,o so many pomls tha. actual 11 County friends had also qualified Federatkm" project which is to be American Fed-: that it favored all aid to Russia 'mimed Nazi troops and machines [Good_Morning little Chuckle Start the Day J. lfi'ir srnatnrs about inrhidini; falsp teeth. short of direct association with the; Soviet trade unions and that the time for a second front must be exrluqivplv to experts cxclusnel> to mlllta-> 'President William Green express- ed the general views in response to the appeals of two fraternal Pierce to oppose William by the thousands for 45 days of Buckles of Kingsport, Democratic: flaming siege. incumbent, who is running for re-; "The fight for Stalingrad has for IS 'inter. home propaganda limit" on their size. Of immediate importance, he said. I is "the time element." he indicated! Most benev- that ne meant by this that agree-; commit, ment must be reached on the speed' frankly as such by state salvage leaders who said the junk outrun tne 01 U-.R (o sf) manv jnls war plants to supply them with.we( could not be weapons and equipment. j quickly. The drive started "However once the army has been j 23 and ends Oct. 17. built up and armnd. it will be a election as Sullivan Hawkins said a broadcast by DNB representative in the state senate. RadlOS Hit Kansas by Sept. nightfall had bumped compartively simpln matter to keep Utah out of first place, which that lit furnished with adequate f-owjstate reached at noon, with a hold the airfield. The Navy had admitted that its daily air attacks from the southern Solomons and Australia had failed to break up Japanese efforts at reinforcement. A communique from Gen. Mac- Arthur's headquarters, however, 03 'disclosed the presence of transports northwest of Australia. The com- munique said a transport was bomber at Saumlaki in the Tanim- bar Islands. 300 miles from Aus- the official news agency, quoting "Military quar'.ors. "The strategic objective at Stalin- write every- 'delegates from the British Trades grad already has been i Union Congress, silver-haired Jack DNB continued. "It A uho Tanner. outspoken Russian molars and president of the rich- and assauU engineers into longer Dr. Pierce, a native of Sullivan County, left here in 1910 for Wyoming, where he medicine for 25 years. ,of replacements supplies and equip-, oTcS.OOO tons, or and another vessel at Koe- Buenos -The Argentine! he added. pounds for every man. woman last Monday- Thursday night de- Asked whether he and the mill-; child in the state. Utah, now in Tuesday Solomons control of all radio tary leaders agreed on how soon the second place, had gathered n.lg_ ,'.a japa- in the and telegraph communications in hottnm of the barrel %vould be pounds per "naa io-v" over U S forces Wyoming state legislature. He re- order to prevent transmission of reached Nelson replied: ;a population of only i sym- necessary send German turm.d to Kingsport. where he had information affecting the security -I sure there will be a meeting. wil? be practiced government He served creed strict 12 years, three terms, nrdrr for SIB.50? orrlrrinc me a upper and Plate nf ti-oth. I want tfftri. He also said he thpin snnn. wnatnr planned to return mnnpy nrrtor. 'S MEDITATIONS By Alley SAtf ELF A IG GEN'RAU HE 'est "''.ion in the world, the Amal- The finishing touches ,vm uc f...r igamated Engineering Union, and trusted to heavy artillery units and "f'f Bryan Roberts, who gave the dele- stukar (Dive gates a dramatic picture of bombed Russian counter offensive has Britain. been pressing heavily against the j The convention also voted "iin- German left flank from the north qualified support" of the American on the steppes between the Volga Federation of Musicians in its con-'and Don. and was even before Hit- flict with Record and broadcasting ]ers speech of eight days ago when __.'Companies and the anti-trust di- the German chancellor boasted of the U. S. Department of unequivocally that Stalingrad would: Justice. ibe may rest as-! if if -k i sored." i Cincinnati- United Mine The very fact that "military quar- Workers of America, heeding ajters" in Berlin were quoted'as in-: plea of President John L. Lewis. dieting that the siege of Stalingrad i refused late Thursday to extend: might he lifted was a faint indica-1 j autonomy to all UMW districts. itinn that the military had taken' 'in a 60-minute speech the situation, despite Hitler's, clared that no district should have latest promise. I i independence until its first demon-: During the bloody seige of Stalin-: Istrated capability of administering prad. Hitler was reported to have1 its affairs in a business-like man- dismissed his commander, ncr Fedor von Bock, who overran the Until such time, he added, the Ukraine, the Don and Kuban and i International Executive B o a r d directed a scige army of a half should continue to appoint the dis- .million men to the very suburbs of trict officers Some districts now1 Stalingrad. Swedish accounts told] elect their own officers. of the Marshall being seen on Berlin j Twenty-three delegates, most of'streets in Mufti, and German dis-: them from districts 17 and 21 in j patches in recent weeks have con-! West Virginia, pleaded for auton- spiciously failed to mention von omy in a five-hour debate which Bock. became so hoated that a physical The third1 state in 'the Solomon, his property and of Argentina and other the minds on the outside limit, ranking compiled twice daily tyj nations f n it." .tVm aa iifoc ivhi f Vi i "aSOn, good iand then try to reach it." encounter between two members was only narrowly averted. Twenty- two delegates opposed contentions. that autonomy was more demo-, cratic. Earlier, the 37th annual tion, acting also at its president's behest, instructed 6.000 anthracite miners in Pennsylvania to end strikes which Lewis declared were "totally unwarranted." Markets At a Glance close at new Best cattle steady and sheep slow. grains rally late to wipe out some losses. (New Tork) weak and irregular. Butter and eggs (Chicago) unchanged. the committee was Oregon, which was first yesterday and up to date has collected tons, or 45.5 pound per capita. The next seven among the top- Washington's announcement, which, said the u- S- striking force emerged without loss to either men, planes, or ships. (Oljicial Navy Photo from NEA) Fiist Jap Wai Prisoners Reach Continental U. S. Blindfolded and under heavy guard, the first Jap prisoners o> war to reach the continental United States are taken down the gangplank at Dutch. Harbor, Alaska, after capture in a naval engagement in Aleutian waters. Landed at night, they were turned over to an Army Provost Marshal and later taken to an internment camp, previously prepared for such guests. Pennsylvania: New and Montana: Capons were being piled up by the U. S. n "The war is just tba IVIOITIirV KlinC spokesman warned in a Japanesa riCl till J nUlla language broadcast. From 40 to 80 Canadians Aid U. S. In Alaska Ottawa JP Navy .Minister Angus MacDonald announced Thursday night that a Canadian naval force of five warships co- operated with the United States Forecasters tagged the day's me- I force which effected the recent teorological components as mod- landing in the Aleutians Islands. MacDonald said he could give no further details because of security reasons. The U. S. Navy announced in Washington Oct. 3 that positions in the Andreanof Group of islands in the Aleutians had been occupied, without opposition, by American armed groups with naval support. The date and the extent of ths operation was not announced, al- though it was said it happened "recently." How he does it, If anybody has ever fathomed the answer, is more than likely a military secret. But the weatherman is probably the only man in the world who can combine a measure of two extremes and come out with mod- eration as his result. Thursday is a rase in point. opinion, which was In- dorsed hy the little men and women for whom the day was designed. And yet the mercury showed a high of 80 degrees, warm a-plenty, and a low of 40 degrees, a point within hollering; distance of freezing. Things should really be on Friday when those in the know say Tennessee, and Vir- ginia will have continued warm weather. More Bonds To Make Bombs! (This Slogan Won for lona Robinette, Route 4, Kingsport. The Kingsport News Pays for Every Slogan Published. Mail yours   

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