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Kingsport News (Newspaper) - October 13, 1942, Kingsport, Tennessee PAPER YOU WILL FIND DAILY ASSOCIATED PRESS WIREPHOTOS AND THE WORLDWIDE NEWS OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, WIDE WORLD NEWS, AMERICAN NEWSPAPER ALLIANCE. AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE-NEW YORK NEWS FEATURES. NO OTHER NEWSPAPER IN THIS AREA HAS ALL THESE ffealher light hat colder in cen- light rain, temperature. KINGSPORT NEWS 'Tie Paper With The Pictures' VOL. I. NO. 86. KINGSPORT, TENN.. TUES., OCT. 13, 1942 SPACES. SCENTS. Slocks Principal financial and commod- ity markets closed Monday in ob- scrvance of Columbus Day. Canadian securities and grain ex- changes also were closed because it was Thanksgiving Day for Ca- nadians. OR URGES DRAFT AG lians U.S. iel Break Biddle Declares Aliens Not To Be Classed 'Enemies' Youngest Tork anrlounced Benjamin Franklin Allen of An- Sw effective Oc-; derson County is Tennessee's Italian aliens would no youngest surviving veteran of the ,i: be classed as alien confederate Army, now receiving aue, he said, npnvinn HP. is .9.? find Willkie's World Tour Germans Renew Japs Sink Fight With Reds Is Near End At Stalingrad reli earned will be granted Tiiidwa not mean that danger-. lcr disloyal persons are no long- rbisct to apprehension or in-: the attorney general. Jit'a Columbus Day address at Hall. "We still will take 'thatcn. It docs mean that the pittou applying, up to now, to c Ksafes. no longer apply to Hi aliens, x x x they will be free ja-icipate in the war effort.: lisa: the handicaps that have j them up to now." He is 93 and still active. Lands In Alaska On Way Back To United States Edmonton, Moscow (AP) Fighting broke out anew inside the city of Stalingrad Monday after a lull of several days, the Russians announced in their midnight communique Tues- day. Nazi troops gained slightly in one block of the ruined city. "A regiment of enemy troops supported by 50 tanks three Three U. S. Cruisers Worships Lost In Opening Fight In Solomon Area Willkie, arriving here Monday 6 .muiiuojr tlmcs attacked our night from Fairbanks, Alaska, on communique said of the Stalingrad! th a closing leg of his globe-girdling fight. "All the attacks were beaten flight, said he thought it inappro- priate while abroad to reply "to off. Only in one block our detach- Iurther Progress there, the Russians Washington The loss ofi three heavy American cruisers in j ----------------------1a fierce, night-time naval battle] not rcaking any-fought during the initial phase of, the attack on the Solomon Islands! ments were somewhat pressed back said. The midnight communique wag announced Monday by the, _ by the enemy. isaid a counter-attacking Red army Covering the landing of remforce- fhppant statements made by cer- j -As a resujt of thls fighting 20. "on a number of sectors made some j ments in the Tulagi-Guadalcanal tain public officials concerning were disabled or set on in the Mozdok region area, the second night of the attack II FT Uf I) U (expression of my opinion in Russia I and about two battalions of Ger-j which protects the Gronzy oil fields Jon the islands, the cruisers Quincy, Jiff li HIlIlDf on the question of a second front man wiPed out" or 50 miles to the east. Vincennes and Astoria were out- The momentary lull in the costly i The twin German Caucasian ef- lined in the glare of enemy search- Tr> Q ot-noTif coirl- __ ..I _ Arnold; Peace Offered To CIO In a prepared statement he said: Nazi effort to reduce the Volga; fort to crawl farther down theljights and star shells and werej "I felt it my duty while abroad City had led to the belief that the Black Sea coast southeast of No- sunk by a Japanese force of cruisers I 'to uphold the hand of the Presi- i Germans intended to try to break vorossisk also was being and destroyers. dent and all other United Nations'througn to tne CasPian sea in the i the communique said. A Soviet unit: In the same action, the night of; Mozdok area of the operating in that area I August 8-9, the Australian cruiser- officials, which I continued to do. far to tne south Stalingrad. i counter-attacked the enemy an-i Canberra was hit by shells and even after such remarks were! If that is the German killed about 200 it said, torpedoes, heavily damaged and set Toronto, American made." Probe Made Federation of Labor asked Monday for an investigation of Thurman Willkie said he would leave; Tuesday morning for Minneapolis.' Willkie's statement in Russia, i BAiaid that his office had in- Arnoid, u. S. anti-trust chief, to, jbpts thoroughly all Italians in determine whether he has used the urging speed in opening a second mtioain an "unprecedented ex- prestige of his JOD for personal d tht oerhaDS the dKo! wartime v.gilancc." material gain, signalled a fresh at- and ,safngr the fa. find that cut of a total of uponBthe Nastional Labor Reia. military leaders needed prodding IWpcsons. there has beer, cause Uons Board- and offered an the public, resulted in wide- on 228. or fewer than one- mediate armistice to the CIO pend- I spread repercussions in the United l of one he said. negotiations for full reunion, i Nations, (laid that he had recom-; The resolutions committee, head-; President Roosevelt, replying to also enactment of a bill in by vice chajrman Matthew j questions, said in Washington that Pastors Are Appointed l which would grant to an sierwise eligible, citizen- rihout taking the literacy rided he is 50 years old or j car.d provide'! he came to the Stsies before July 1, 1924, i (ias lived in the country con-' uraly since. Woll, brought in reports on the three subjects which, the conven- tion adopted by a voice vote with- out dissent. Arnold Hit Italians Aided The 'labor he had read the headlines on the! Moscow dispatches had not considered it worthwhile to read Willkie's statement since he con- sidered it speculation. Willkie's statement tonight did not indicate which comments on his 1 1J t- J J 1MUH-C1.LG 1111-11 ..111-11 Ull JJ1< report on Arnold heided remarks he "flippant." and the anti-trust j-enor oj Willkie's prepares i concurred in and supplemented the statement indicated that the matter Jeifers Defies Cotton Senators To Block Plans afire. Abandoned during the night, she sank the morning of August 9, as already announced by the Aus- tralian government. Many Lives Lost Although a majority of the crews i of the three cruisers was saved, a' j Navy communique reported, thej T, 1 loss of life was heavy, and the com-: Knoxville JP The Holstoni ander the Quincy, Capt. Sam-. [Methodist Conference closed its'uel N. Moore, of Alexandria, Va., j 119th annual session Monday by'was one of those lost. Capt. F. L. assigning 140 pastors and supply posts within -the Southwest Virginia and East Ten- nessee jurisdiction for the next year. The only change in superintend- ents within the ten districts was i at Tazewell, Va., B. T. Sells, pas- 'Riefkohl, of Maunabo, Puerto Rico, Jcommanding- the Vincennes, and Capt. William G. Greenman, of Watertown, N. Y., skipper of the Astoria, were saved. Breathing de- tor of Grove Avenue Church, Rad- Two Escape Rationing Manpower Is Asked President Seeks Way To Shorten World Conflict By Richard L. Turner Washington JP President Roosevelt, asserting that Allied strength was "on the upgrade" and the enemy growing nervous, Mon- day urged the drafting of IS and 19-year-olds so that an army with the spirit and hardihood of youth! I may shorten the war with anni- jhilating new offensives. At the same time, the President called for the rationing of man- power. Workers must be kept from changing jobs at will, he said. Pirating of one employer's labor ,by another must be forbidden. The objective must be "the right num- i bers of people in the right places at the right time." Ar.d he held out a possibility that [legislation of a drastic nature may be necessary to keep the farmer supplied with hands to harvest the nation's food supplies. The Amer- ican people, he added, will not "shrink" from such action, should it become necessary. FDR Optimistic The President was delivering his second radio report to the nation iin five weeks. It was, generally i speaking, an optimistic report of Iwhat he found on his recent tour of defense plants, army pests and naval stations. Already, he said, is' getting "ahead of tha From the Stateville penitentiary enemy in the battles of trans- at JoV.et, III, these two men The action began about a.m., escaped Oct. 9, to become the ford, Va., becoming superintendent. portation and production. In addition there was another ________ hint at second front plans. The August 9, as transports and supply j object of widespread police search, officers of the general staff, ha ships were pouring reinforcements; They are Roger Touhy said, were in general agreement ashore for the Marines who had occupied the Tulagi-Guadalcar.al notorious yangsier who ivas sen- area of the Solomons in a surprise attack August 7. t other resppcts. have made this committee said, "flatly repudiated' their n'.vn." Bidrile said. Arnold's "attempted distortions of; Italians would.be af- law." ctt by this new law." The best known of Arnold's suits j ra attorney general said that was the Hutcheson case, which; rraovir.g the lahr-1 of alien en- g-ew out of a strike by the AFL; J (ram Italians "we do not for-; Carpenters Union. The court de-. :tiat there arc other loyal per-1 cjded Arnold had no anti-trust case classed as alien enemies." because he failed to show collusion: Tlnr situation is now being: with a second employer. Wily and sympathetically stud-, Aftcr tnat decision, said the com- _t7 the Department of mjttee, organized labor believed; Arnold's "uncalled for eruption had added. Johnson City's Bus, Rail Travel To Be Surveyed ing a 99-year term for the 000 kidnaping of John fJakc. the nemy planes dropped flares over j Barber) Factor in 1933 and Basil Banghart, Touhys Changed cruisers and destroyers skirted gangster lieutenant who was aiso stop him from substituting rayon The gweetwater Tenn. district I south coast of Savo Island, between! serving lor the same kidnaping. for cotton in heavy duty tires the largest turnover, Tulagi and Guadalcanal, headed for other dangerous crim- the Army wanted rayon. 125 pastorates being affected by the the supply ships. "I'm not going to put myself in 1942 assignments. a position where it is said of me j Complete changes announced by that I lack the intelligence and the conference, with present pas guts to do a the former presi- tors or l dent of the Union Pacific railroad theses where available, Pastors m paren- It atto "Sick Of Hitler" told the Senate Agriculture Com- mittee. "To many haven't done their job because they were afraid of some irr.ry been effectively and authoritatively B. East-! committee on pressure group. I'm -.oral said that j quieted." Instead, the report added.: man, director of the Office of De-1 not going to work on that basis." 'Jfople of Italy today were sick events proved Arnold was far more ......11. sick of Mussolini, and interested in the impression he of Adolf Hitler." i made upon the press than upon the The revolt ngainst Italian supreme court. a, cannot bo kept down." he "i; has already started. Here fense Transportation, asked Monday, "Talks Back" Delegates Cheerful Vnited State's, in American The delegates whooped and clap- 1 The survey, to be conducted by ped again when Daniel J. Tobin, for cooperation of the public in a; I( was the first dme s survey of intercity rai and bus th t government official had ...UinV, i talked back in such strong language to a committee which had called him on the carpet. travel which the ODT will make in 101 cities, beginning Wednesday, October 21. the Census Bureau, to obtain a picture of passenger trav- el under war conditions and is simi- lar to one conducted last May. At one growled at Johnson City district: Chuckey Circuit. John K. Dean (J. F. Church Hill Circuit, David Denton <D. E. Forge, Ray Rowland (C. H. Elizabeth- ton Circuit, Raymond Geissler, sup- ply; Church, T. R. Baldwin, supply (T. H. Johnson Hill, R. E. Fritts <J. H. C. Johnson City Circuit. R. F. Parsons (H. C. City As- sup- point Jeffers litterally Bolton, Johnson Cit; Senator "Cotton Ed" sociation, Harrison Marshall, Smith (D-S. C.) and at another he Plv; Kingsport- Association Broad upon them. By their Arnold's civil rn they are hastening his against the musicians. dismissed time durinS anti-trust action view MIMHE'S MEDITATIONS By Alley The committee recommended that S. Attorney General Francis week would inter- passengers from each schedule of a train or bus to determine "how and why their travel habits have changed since Pearl Harbor." Pas- sengers will not be asked to give iddle be requested to mvestigate 8 f ;and determine whether Arnold exploited the prestige of his public' office for his own material and CIS COUNTRY To BE, I RtCKN DE ViORl' forrnatior Among cities in which surveys will be made were: _-. j -r-i Will uu iLiaut: WKIC. financial gam .President Roose-, Washington D. c.; Johnston City, velt is to be advised of the report Memphis, Naghville, on Arnold. Tcnn.; Lynchburg, Norfolk and Tl- A UJIJ1. t AJ V 11UI1UUI K, .LI U 4 J. Win. U11M Delegates applauded when John Va Charleston, W. Va. P. Frey, resolution committee sec-; retary. read that paragraph. In New York City. Attorney Gen- eral Biddle, informed of the AFL convention's action, said: "I don't see why they want to investigate Mr. Arnold, who is simply doir.g I his duty. However, I'd be glad to hold an investigation it would show what an efficient public offi- cial Mr. Arnold is. He hits them on both sides of the table." Light Showers Are Predicted ?l. Dillon; Kingsport Circuit, C. E. At issue was a pending order for! Whitson. the expansion of rayon production Morristown district: to replace cotton in the cords of i Chestnut Hill, C. W. Rutherford truck tires. Jeffers said "the view <J- A- Clinch River, of the chemists, and practical L- Lew's (Arch Buchanan, sup- lows as well, is that in synthetic: Asbury, Greeneville, Dan L. rubber tires, cotton heats more Jones (Walter Smith, who becomes than rayon." If the Army and i superintendent of the Greeneville Navy wanted rayon, he they First Church. Greene- were going to get rayon. The ville, M- C. Weikel, (C. T. Miller, rayon expansion ought to proceed, becomes Army he declared, even if it were found Brdiger's, to be supplied (Y. W. inals Touhy and Banghart that it was necessary to divert "enemy forces from Russia and China to other theaters of war by new offensives against Ger- many and Japan." Objective Clear "The objective of today is clear and realistic." he said. "It is to destroy completely the military power of Germany, Italy and Japan to such good purpose that their automobile. Japs Open Fire Finding a screening force south- cast of Savo, the enemy opened, fire immediately with guns and, torpedoes, smashing the Canberra, j After a brief engagement, the Jap-! anese headed for the passage north- east of Savo, where they met a second screening force of destroy- ers and cruisers and began a battle at close range. "The action was fought with guns and torpedoes, with targets illu- minated by searchlights and star- the communique reported. "The enemy fire was heavy ar.d j Edniburgh, Scotland accurate, and the U. S. Quincy and Vincennes were peatedlv and sank during the night. A third'cruiser, the U. S. S. Astoria, .months Allied war effort which] was badly damaged and included the transport to these throughout the night. She sank the j isles of the most numerous United engineered a daring escape in an j threat against us and all the other United Nations cannot be revived a generation hence." I He pictured a jittery lot of Axis 'leaders, nervously watching the strength of the United Nations grow and their own diminish. "The strength of the United Nations is on the upgrade in this he said. "The Axis leaders, on the other hand, know by now that they have already reached their full strength, ar.d that their steadily mounting losses in men and material can not be fully re- placed. Germany and Japan are al- ready realizing what the inevitables rmsers prjme Minister Churchill gave Brit- i result will be when the total am Monday an assessment of two strength of the United Nations hits additional places on tha earth's surface, x x x. Boonirang "The 'War of Nerves' against the Churchill Says Hitler's Fears Are Increasing following determine States vet to arrive. It was not possible to determine boomerang For the first the extent of damage inflicted on the Japanese ships by our screen- ing forces. The enemy withdrew to the northwest without attempting an attack on our transports and supply ships." United Nations is now turning into ime. later that cotton was better for the purpose. Centenary, Morristown, W. R. Curtis (F. D. First We've been gambling too long Church, Morristown, L. C. Sanders on this situation-thafs what's B- Morristown Par- matter with this situation." lsh- J- L- CuPP (L- H- Senator McKellar (D-Tenn.) said the construction of new rayon faci- lities, which would use critical Mosheim Circuit, J. A. Shugart (W. 11. Newport. R. F. Porter (L. H. Parrottsville Cir- the Nazi propaganda machine is on. reached a "stern and somber defensive. They begin to apol- ment" in which they must balance. ogize to their own people for tha wisdom with daring. That was his closest reference repulse of their vast forces at Stal- ingrad, and for the enormous cas- ualtics they are suffering. to the "second front' problem in a, ..They are compeiled to beg their speech delivered in Edinburgh's [overworked people to rally their usher hall. It recalled his careful j weakened production. They even. if Commons publicly admit, for the first time, that Germany can be fed only at Good Morning A Little Chuckle To Start the Day Hstfield, 'faint touches of arid' toted their cakes to the Mont- then a trace of sunshine, and finally Romery fair and the October was in an indifferent j was best, cotton or rayon, mood Monday. The day slid by in a state of indecision as though the' man who mixed the ingredients, having lost all interest in the sub- ject, let come what would. i Which was a sort of a gray hazel the dazzling white of a] cheery day nor the depressing gloom of a drab a hap- hazard combination of left overs. Gray shadows of a blue Monday, Cartridge Plant Closed By Strike Alton, huge East Alton plant of the Western Cart-jsald ridge Co which holds vast war answer munitions'contracts, remained shut; The Prime Minister took especial, stringing barbed wire all the way materials, ought to be held up while cuit, Arch McCannon, supply, (C down Monday night as a confer- ;Pams to taunt Adolf Hitler about: from the coasts of Finland and tests were conducted to see which I H. Taylor; Pittman Center, Donald] ence of union ieaders and War the "dull, low whining note of fear'; Norway to the islands of the east-' E. Puch (W. E. Rutledge, i Labor Board conciliators failed in tne latest speeches ofiern Mediterranean. L. H. Smith (C. W. Williams, about settlement of an German Fuehrer and his asso-, "Meanwhile, they are driven to Rutledge Associate, Robert strike of AFL Molders'; elates, and he said: I increase the fury of their atroci- Thomas, supply (J. L. Jarvis and, and F0undry workers i "Tt is apparent to me that this ties." J. S. Burnett, Surgoins-! After six hours behind closed ;bad man saw 1uite clearly the. Need Young Men ville. W. F. Barber; Mooresburg, I d with union officials R. w. I shadow of slowly and remorselessly statement to the House of I last week in which he said the war had entered a "significant" period, the cost of stealing food from the IVIust Wait" j rest of Europe. Sneaking from the same platform.' "They are proclaiming that a U. S. Ambassador John G. Winanfl j second front is impossible; but, at 'e must wait the soldier's; the same time, they are desperately to what lies ahead. I rushing troops in all directions, and a dash of rainfall. The mercurial Workers Favor End Of Strike (J. A. forge plant j Wytheville, Va. district: Paul R. Dodd, supply; Tazewell, C. j Haughton WLB mediation officer i approaching doom, and that he iW. Williams, supply (W. D. Farm-. from6 Washington, announced theirailed at fortune for'mocking him White Pine, W. D. Farmer, conferences were continuing and glitter-of: fleeting sue m f__o___ workers voted Monday night to end Cedar Springs, O. C. Wright (R. j concluded! that .he would make no comment on assessjng the progress of negotiations until a week-old strike at the Steel Im- C. Draper. Carr Jones, sup- provem.ent Forge Co., after the j ply, (E. L. Elk Creek, recommended that the strik-iRoy Wampler (J. E. Fries! women judges sat down to sample setting for this page of 1942 ranged I ers be deprived of future Circuit, Burchell Moss, and knowing the i between 52 and 70 degrees. merit in war production W. A. White (M. D. cooks' names. j Tuesday's forecast sounds as i E. Wayne Patterson, internation- Fleenor, Hillsville, B. S. They awarded five prixcs to a though autumn may begin to ac- al representative of the AFL black-! Chastain CE. B. Mechan- man, Donald Hileman. celerate things a bit, with occa- smiths, drop forgers and welders' icsburg, J. B. Osborne (J. C. "My father taught HUe- sional light showers and slightly union, said 166 of 213 strikers voted j New River Association, man explained. I colder temperatures on tap. i to return to work at 6 a.m. Tuesday.' (See PASTORS on Page Three) On the question of lowering the age limits of the' draft so that youths of 18 and ]9 will be included' Mr. Roosevelt said: "All of our combat units that go. overseas must consist of young, strong men who have had thorough- training. A division that has an average age of 23 or 24 is a better fighting unit than one which has- an average age of 33 or 34. The more such troops we have in the field, the sooner the war will be won, and the smaller the cost in casuaiities. aboard a Trans-Atlantic clipper Britain, Canada and above all the "Therefore, I believe that it will! from Europe. United States are now engaged." (See on Page Three) the last two months, Churchill said August and September have been "the least bad months" since Jan- uary in U-boat "depredations. This, I he acknowledged, remains the I Allies' greatest problem. "But there New Myron C. Taylor, l is no reason whatsoever why it President Roosevelt's personal rep-1 should not be solved by the prodi- resentative to the Vatican, arrived igious measures of offense and de- al La Guardia airport Monday fense and replacement on which Is The Axis And Free The World! (The Kingsport News Pays for Each Slogan .Published. Mail Yours

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