Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Kingsport News Newspaper Archive: October 17, 1942 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Kingsport News

Location: Kingsport, Tennessee

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Kingsport News (Newspaper) - October 17, 1942, Kingsport, Tennessee                             V -flS 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. JAPS THROWING REINFORC 6000 FO INTO RAGING GUADALCANAL KINGSPORT NEWS VOL. I. NO. 90. RECAST of Friday from the standpoint was W of the van-: against the ''a brilliant sunset.: h the harvest moon sky for Octo-; contribution to. s of 'man. i point of view una and down; -ha' of predecessor a high and 44 as a. r-v's sake the atmos- ijs should work out a; of moderation, individual! rso'f t'.vo 24-hour periods; brand of temperature. more of au- warmth. In case to start" you off i; Liie-rememher that 165 8 -orr this bright, cheery r.le Redcoats of Burgoyne in Wh proved to be the Revolutionary, j pol..i Jxis Says U. S. I To Have Big I Bole In Africa radios reported iiv Friday that a new Allied n was being prepared in in which United States troops play a biz role, explaining part the furious air assaults Malta which hive cost the Axis francs this week. Malta's swarm of Spitfires jjtri 14 more Axis attackers submarines of the Mediter- ..M fleet sank three enemy sup- fritips and damaged four others. r 100060. rOtOmdC fighters and bombers at- win i itk'der.emy supply columns KCtppClh.CXn.nOCk M to the Alamein front 80 miles: ta Alexandria at CaUSe MUCH Damage The Paper With The Pictures' KINGSPORT, TENN., SAL, OCT. 17, 1342 8 PAGES. 5 CENTS FDR Moves To Protect Washington and the base at Si Salum and Sidi Kaneish. intensive assaults on Malta.- all ap-1 (By The Associated Pros'.) 0Uf a defensive screen for President Roosevelt personally trains carrying re-; intervened Friday night to protect th" capital Byrnes Warns Against Rows On Stabilization Reds Admit Germans Gain In Stalingrad New Guinea Washington In blunt lan- guage, James F. Byrnes Friday in- other there Moscow ;P The Stalingrad I garrison "withdrew from one of ihe city's settlements" Friday under the pressure of thousands of "nu- merically superior" German shock troops who were supported by hundreds of tanks and planes in .their furious effort to split! the Red array defenders. A midnight communique announ- i cir.g the third Russian withdrawal i in two ciavs to the Volga Hard Hit Two Rivers Near Record-Breaking Crests In State (B.v The .V.soclatpd Press) One of the worst floods in Danes' Disfafor Gen. Hermann von Jlanne'ken, close associate oi A'QJI Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler, has 'been named German commander- in-chiej in Denmark. the con-! emphasized the peril i of northern Virginia ;tmued to add to its already prop- river city now in its crtv tou Friday night as the rag- 54th day of siege, and the retreat ,jng waters of the Shenandoah and 137 Lives Lost jliShip Sinking .-P Torpedoed in fens, the Xewfoundland-Nova; ferry steamship Caribou was Hn Cabot Strait Oct. 14 with a I of 137 lives in the greatest northern Stalingrad. "In the Stalingrad the bulletin said, "our troops are rc- pulsing furious attacks by numeri- cally superior enemy forces, accord- Joseph .ing to preliminary data during the Pcwe (Story on rail and bus trans- portation will he found on page 3 under "Virginia A first fatality occured when Lamp, northern Virginia Company lineman, was Army Bombers Still Pounding Japs In Kiska of 'Al eu lia'ns history itements ar.d supplies Lit 'orces of Marshal Erwin flooded Po.omac river wnosc swol- formed cabinet officers and successful waters along with those of the high-ranking officials that -is'seemed to bear out this Rappahannock swept down from must D0 no iong-drawn-out meant the Russians had Rappahannock rivers climbed to- the Maryland, Virginia and West, about economic stabilization and abandoned the factory district of {wards record-breaking crests. Virginia panhandle region, he himself would resolve all a trail of death and destruction' disagreements swiftly, in their wake. At the first meeting of the of- The President made a personal ficials, assigned to advise him as inspection tour of part of the director of economic stabilization, flooded area after asking army Byrr.cs declared: and navy officials and the District. "In most of Columbia commissioners to take Ishould result in common agreement, i and annihilated about a all precautions to protect the capi- But we are at war and we cannot enemy infantry. tal. .jwait upon the.counsel of perfection.! "After stubborn fighting our, Fredericksburg, .which appears Cooperation Asked i We will make mistakes. But in war, i units withdrew from one of the to have been the worst hit of any The White House said Mr. Roose-j inaction is the greatest of mistakes.! city's settlements." 1 state community, and Winchester, :frorn cnemy warplancs, the Navy velt had told the officials to co-ilf, after an adequate exchange of The Russians said there was Front Royal, Culpepper and Wood-.feporteu Frid RJnced Marino disaster of this operate fully and take every differences still persist, I only "fighting of local significance" stock are among the towns which In the coastal waters fringing to safeguard the city from the shall resolve those differences and northwest of the city where a been virtually isolated since Canada. flood to which at least two known'promptly communicate to you. my j army offensive against the Nazi Thursday Some Americans were reported deaths were directly attributed and 'decisions." flank has been under way for the casualties. which spread unestimated damage! Byrnes then announced that to, weeks in an effort to ease the dnadian naval craft saved 101 throughout the three states. implement President Roosevelt's re- pressure on Stalingrad. lingers and crewmen after the Late Friday, the President spent :cent stabilization order he had: I Two companies of Nazi infantry JM-tor. ship, o-.vned by the New-! an hour watching the rising waters] Arranged with the 'War Labor land 200 Rumanians were killed government." had been from Chain Bridge, linking the Board and the Treasury Depart-: in that sector, and Red army artil- ffi'.to the bottom of the sea near District of Columbia with Virginia. ,ment to "bring all salaries under lcry was reported to have destroyed fc( Hid of her overnight run from several miles down the rive to the control." tanks, four mortars, 16 feh Sydney. S. to Port AuxlLlncoln Memorial. Started work, in conjunction with' machincguns. two anti-tank 'guns Newfoundland. i The swirling waters had already other agencies, on regulations to anc] 28 enemy blockhouses. Indecisive but heavy fighting continued also in the Mozdok sec- Washington (AP) The peril of American troops in I the Solomons increased ominously Friday as the Japanese, i having landed large reinforcements with heavy equipment on Gaudalcanal, began shelling the American positions there with field artillery. Moreover, the navy reported in a communique that a 'Slarg'e group of enemy ships had jbeen sighted near Shortland Island in ihe northwestern Solomons in addition to the various units of transports and warships which have been pouring men ashore and shell- ing the American emplacements on Guadalcanal. Details Lacking Details of the bitter ground fight- ing were lacking, however, and there was no indication that the Japanese, although heavily reir.- forccd with troops and equipment, had succeeded thus far in forcing the Marines out of any of the territory they had occupied. A cautious expression of hope for victory was voiced late today by Secretary of the Navy Kr.ox. Asked n press conference whether he thought the American j positions could be held, he replied: "I ccrtninly hope so, I expect so. Gen. MacArthur's Headquarters, I don't want to make any predic- Australia Allied air forces in tio.-s, but every man out there, New Guinea again supported the .afloat and ashore, will give a good jhard fighting U. S. Marines and .account of himself." troops on Guadalcanal by a bomb- a reporter, misunderstand- ing expedition to Buin where the "'S nskcd Knort if he had said, Ian Jap New Jap Naval Concentration Bombed By Allies Washington Navy Department an- hct secretary replied r.ounced a new Japanese naval rather sharply, "Oh don't try to Washington Rainir" ex- concentration had been me down on a specific word." cases common counsel'day we destroyed 43 German tanks electrocuted while repairing flood..P.oslvc and incendiarj- on Gen Do uglas MacAnhur's head- !and annihilated about a regiment i damage wires in Frederick county i ship concealing there's a good stiff near Winchester. foothold of the Jananese in attacked, but the results were not .yet without learned by the crewmen of thp'Decn offensive reconnaissance unit which, y the stroke, the comir.uni-' Many larg.i fires wcre started said- across tllc ms- by the incendiaries, loosed over sasc frorn Shortiand js.nnd. u'53 the invaders' camp October 14 by ifour-cngine Consolidated Liberator.-, 'following up a raid October 14 in The Rappahannock climbed to; which the long range bombers. 45 feet at Fredericksburg, six tons of demolition :SJOPe feet higher than the previous rec-; bombs on the camp, ord set in 1937. Hundreds of per-1 The results of the earlier raid sons were evacuated from not observed, said a Navy areas there and manv families'. communique, but the airmen re-! afternoon. S ftrk Rappahannock climbed Use Big Guns Until Friday, there has been no indication that the Japanese pos- sessed any artillery to turn against I tair 'had been forced back slightly by 'Allied patrols. The communique said there had "htsuhmanr.e that sank her sur- invaded some waterfront streets limit salaries to "after ccr- nnd watched her go down, in the capital and its suburbs and tain taxes and other permissible her: a number of government employes 'deductions." i were freed early in the afternoon a fr.v mir.ules while s strugc'.ed in the water. ies in the second expedition. They; however, burg were accompanied bv Extension of Jap; ex- heavily-armed Lockheed Lightning: at OPA Says Tires To Be Checked .-'I' The Office of: i Administration announced: a nation-wide program for'' inspection of tires, do-; keqi in good re- j ;ttl( to prevent illegal use or' i of tires Empowered the Office of Price to start for their homes in vir-. Administration to intervene In cases ginia. i involving proposed increases in fjvc Women employes of the navy utility rates. were instructed "that they might: Requested reports on such fu- have difficulty later crossing the ture problems as "compulsory sav- Potomac to Virginia suburbs. -ings, further rationing, "the spacing Two K'llcil mi'ital'y purchas- In addition to the twn Prospective subsidy needs, directly attributable ;o the flood, two others were reported from causes indirectly connected with it.i State Guardsmen were on duty along with Red Cross and health department workers at many; points. not "lesrallv' Hundreds of families fled their- in homes for higher ground, taking rations. OP 'v'iidB I what few belongings they could. Osly "Icsa'i" ft w'll be the carry "'tn "lem' of five '.'e-tifie'd for each' Railroad and highway traffic was oar ,u, acaui-edlin a snarled knot in many scetors: 
                            

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication