Pulaski Southwest Times, July 30, 1941

Pulaski Southwest Times

July 30, 1941

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Pulaski Southwest Times (Newspaper) - July 30, 1941, Pulaski, Virginia TODAYS THOUGHT The law in If n man use it Timothy THE SOUTHWE Your Evening Newspaper Considered A Mem her Of 98 Per VOLUME 136 Aaioetated Service JULY 19 ffl CLAM The Homes In This Section WEATHER VIRGINIA Local thundersHovrers this generally fnlr and Homowhat warmer tonight and ThUrS morning followed by loenl Icrshowpra Thursday By Carrier Boy Within City 16c Per Week SINGLE COPY 3 CENTS Defense Efforts Are Also At Stake In Nation UP President asserting in flationary price increases were threatening to undermine our de fense efforts asked congress to day to authorize him to establish ceilings for prices and We face1 unless we act de cisively and without he The president also requested in a special message authority to purchase materials and commodi ties when necessary to assure price stability end JoJdeal mortf field of installment Expects Cooperation While refraining from seeking authority to put a limit on he said he expected the voluntary cooperation of labor to prevent labor costs from rising abnormal Roosevelt has far more to gain from price stability than abnormal wage For these are likely to be and quickly overtak en by sharp rises in living costs which fall with particular hard on the less fortunate of our workers and our old Themessage went to a con gress divided on the ques tion of price Already a senate farm bloc has served no tice it would oppose limits on agricultural prices and only yes terday won senate approval of a bill preventing the marketing dur ing the emergency of government owned on wheat and cot Bill Expected Another group In congress has advocated control wages on the ground that wage increases Construction Men Reach London In Safety UP A corps of 460 trained United States construction men arrived today tat a port in Northern Ireland and were greeted aboard ship by Captain Mar British war The port was not MacPherson of second in command of the toM Margesson he un derstood their work tobe connection with certain har bor facilities and the war sec retary answered that we are mighty glad to see you fellows The American an addition to United States work ers already in Northern Ire are headed by Hol land of Williamsburg One of them said their trans Atlantic crossing was unevent Continued on Column 3 i By The Inquiring Reporter Dardpn Paying Visit To Town Gubernatorial Candidate Comes Here Tomorrow Southwest Times reporter askedthe man on the street to day Do you think the United States should freeze Japanese credits in this country salesman Im for it 100 per I think this step might push us a whole lot towards I know there is a great possibility of that no matte what we Why give them anything we dont have MARCELLA housewife I suppose everybody you ask will say yes right It sounds easy but people in would be effected by a of silk for I and of all the people in this country doing business with Im not saying Im agin Im only saying it involves things tnan some people farmer aside from tSie United States do ing this to protect we ought to help Chjna any way we The Japanese people have treat ed China the same way Hitler has treated his People say it looks like a war with Ja but I dont think it will amount to Im not going to change my mind about this f CLAY laborer I dont know what to It certainly like the United ia The Colgate gubernatorial who is making a swing through the Ninth district this rive here tomorrow morning and will spend his time here visiting in the city and surrounding Darden will be at the court house from 2 until oclock in the when the public will be given an opportunity to meet the From Darden will go to Friday he will visit at Lebanon and and Saturday will go to Pennington Jonesville and Gate Darden will be accompanied by who has been looking after the candidates in terest in the southwest part of the INVISIBLE INK yor Reginald Sullivan blames this one on the When his secretary opened an ing envelope from a federal de in he found neatlyfolded sheet of baby blue paper The paper was completely tf STILL GRUBSTAKE LOS UP Martin Rock or Grub Warshafsky wants the su perior court to change his admirer of 1 Will Rogers 2 Copernicus and 3 Christo pher hed like to sign his name just plain Rogers That would stand for Rog ers Copernicus Christopher for Future To Decide Whether JajMin Holds To Promise Secretary Anthony Eden today said pnly the future could tell if Jap1 an will her promises toi respect the sovereignty and integrity of French and sharply warned the Japanese to reflect while there is still time whither their present policy is leading o In a statement to the house of commons which traced the Brit ish effort to avert a Japanese occupation of air and naval bases in Southern bases which he termed a threat to Great Eden said it was a matter of regret to the British government that relations with Japanhad become But the fault does hot lie with the British he add He then atruck a warning note bincerely trust tjiat those responsible for the of the Japanese empire will reflect Jft Republicans Seek To Nanie Troops To Remain UP The house military committeee today approved legislation to re tain national reserve officers and enlisted per sonnel of the army for military training beyond one The committee vote was 15 to 7 for the which was identical with that approved by the senate military ex cept for an addition to permit the president to order guardsmen to serve more than one 12month training of the wbuld ippear before the rules commit tee Friday to ask a special status for the legislation on the house OPPOSITION ACTIVE UP A double effort began today to impose legislative restrictions on the authority sought by the army to keep troops in service indefi nitely during the current emer In the house military commit tee Republican members Sought to have the war departments measure amended so that it would apply only to national reserves and the regular armys enlisted exempting selectees rCnntlnurd on Pace Column B MOSCOW Germany Claims Invasion Forces Are Keeping Up mtk Scnedule Tw0 Divisions Are Held Slain THE TANKS ARE THERE prime Minister Winston in light pauses during an inspection visit arrftored division in Englands southern command to inspect an Americanbuilt M3 medium Its one of the certain things you need in order to fight this war forthe which jendjease supervisor Harry Hopkins recently promised the British people that America would NEA Cablep ho Held Possible Cool Mr Mass To Erase Heat Electrical Storms Helping To Lower Mercury In Many Sections By THE PRESS Two cool air masses moving to ward each other from the At lantic coast and from NorthDa jcota and today were squeezing out the worst heat wave of The spell that besieged some areas in the eastern twothirds the nation for nine days caused 305 153 heat prostra tion and 152 by Minne sota led in heat deaths with 30 Michigan had the most l Violent storms accompanied the arrival of relief in some scorched areas last A heavy rain and elec trical storm uprooted trees and caused power failures in Southern and Central as the mercury plunged from 95 to 73 in three hours in The temperature fell i an aver ag6 of about 20 degrees in North ern Ohio where in the high 90s had Scat tered storms forced the A sudden electrical storm drove the mercury in to 73 compared with 100 Mon The forecast there was fnf a return to 90degree West Virginia and Maryland tempera tures were 5 to 20 degrees cool er than Monday and in New York city the drop yesterday was from a high of 82 to Ten northern states had read ings of higher with 104 at Grand the OFFICERS MISSING CAMP Winners of an army quiz contest were to receive free cers of the 110th Nebraska reg iment Fortytwo soldiers lined up at the Those suspicious offliiera Wallner Appears Hopeful That Hosiery Industry Can Function By PEG OLOUGHLIN Women may have to wear longer if we go back to the kind of we had before the last said of the Wall ner Hosiery in commenting on the possible effects a silk shortage developed from During the the silk por tion of stockings 16 or 17 inches from the and the balance was said long er skirts would up the problem of additional clothes be ing One problem just leads to another and they have to be met as they There is so much excitement today that nobody knows wfiat is going to After it has all died undoubtedly our gov ernment will make some arrange ments with Japan to to that the silk and allied industries in countries are not being thrown of Continued on Pace Cnlnmn S Sabotage Seen lii flant Riot Canadian Metal Works Is Restored After Group Stages Mutiny ges of enemy and promises of arrests emanated from government quarters as the vast plant of the Aluminum Company of Canada resumed operations today after a fiveday strike characterized offi cially asa severe setback to pro Launches Probe While troops stood guard as a muni tions Minister Howe launch ed an investigation into the shut which began last Thurs day when 300 of the em ployes seized control of the plant of the biggest of its kind on the Approximately engaged in building an addition to the factory struck in Howe termed the shutdown a suspected case of enemy sabo tage and declared arrests def initely will be He estimated it would be three weeks before peak production would be resumed at the which has received orders f roth the United States for worth of aluminum during BULLETBVS DENIES STATEMENT State Senator Vivian Page of Nor folk today denied a statement by Colgate one of his oppo nents for the Democratic nomina for that Page an man when he against Governor Price four years CONNALLY ELEVATED UP The Democratic steering commit tee named Senator Connally D today to be chairman of tne senate foreign relations coBimit He will succeed Senator George who will trans fer to the chairmanship of the finance which handles tax GIVING ASSISTANCE r Chairman George of the senate foreign relations commit tee said today that the United States naval patrol of sea lanes to Iceland appeared to have been of such assistance that Great Britain was slbwly gaining upper hand in the battle of the Jt MANAGER INDICTED UP William suspended manager of the senate has been indicted in the United States district court on 10 counts of embezzlement of government The grand jury accused Arbucfcle of 10 defalcatibns total ing in DISCUSSING AID UP Suniner acting secretary of announced today that Harry Hopkins had gone tot Moscow to discuss questions of American aid with the highest officials of the soviet Welles said that Hopkins visit had nothing to do with his duties as leaselend coordinator and as serted there had been no discus sion of leaselend aid to MODIFIES PROCEDURE UP The house rules committee agreed today to modify previously plan ned procedure for consideration of the tax bill so as to permit a separte vote on the provision which would require married persona to file joint in come tax HOPKINS IN MOSCOW UP Har ry coordinator of the United States lendlease arrived vby plane on a surprise visit to the London dis cuss with Russian officials the needs of the army in its with mri British Firms Limited In Dealings In Most Areas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hitlers newspaper today that troops knifing 100 miles beyond Smolensk had within 130 miles of while the Russians dee that the red army tide was surging west and that HiaS tank spearheads had been driven back 100 miles from their deepest A war bulletin from the fuehrers headquarters con ceded that soviet troops were pressing relief attacks rescue trapped forces east of but it asserted thak the Ted counteroffensive was being crushed with severe Ah UP Reports from China today indicated that all American and British companies in the Japanese occupied area were prevented frctm doing business except in the Peiping and Tientsin foreign quar In Japan itself foreign busi ness was v virtually at a stand still as assets were frozen by the Put In Custody American and British properties in the whole of Shantung prov ince were said to have been put under protective custody by the Among those reported affected were the Texas and Socony oil At some places Japanese sen tries were patrolling the proper at others Chinese pickets em ployed by the Japanese mounted it was businessmen anxiously awaited further actions against Continued on Page Column 6 Fishing Boats TakenBy 19 Japanese Craft Held Since Spring Due To False Registry UP The seizure of 19 Japanese fish ing boats in Hawaiian waters this spring was disclosed today by the treasury Although the vessels were seiz ed by customs agents on charges of false several authqr itative officials here alleged that the ships had been employed in espionage Customs officers reported at the time of the no suspicious equipment was found on the t Expensive Radios Other informed how asserted that during the pe riod the ships were under inves it was established that they had expensive radio and photographic to gether with navigational charts of a type unconnected with fisher mens These sources further alleged that most of the ships involved had least one member of the Japanese naval reserve in its Februa Still On Plan Elsewhereon the bloody the man communique continued according to l Other nazi reports said that on the north on thel route to two Russian divisions about if troops had been wiped but west of Lake in Russian dispatches reported particularly heavy fightingr and heavy German losses in the Smolensk where if red troops Were declared to have blasted German sfrom their trenches in a of x Soviet officials said the big man drives toward J Moscow and Kiev were S with soviet armies swinging and more strongly to the offenh Country Cleared the official German news apparently describing 1 same Moscowbound thrust THE WAR TODAY By DEWITT MACKENZIE British Premier warning to his people to be on their toes for a possible nazi in vasion in September strikes me as being hot so much in the line of prophecy as calculated to pre vent any relaxation in national Hitlers said advance German tank units east of lensk had cleared the surrounding1 countryside of Russian soldiers last The Berlin Voelkischer Beobach Before the fuehrer can un owned a j mighty battle was raging on a 1 dertake the difficult and dan gerous operatipn of invading he must finish up the mansize job he cut out for himself on the plains of He will need every war and every drop of his rapidly disappearing gas and oil he put j haqds to support any expedition across the English Its Church ill is too canny to overlook the fact that the nazi chief may make a quick They call the fuehrer lucky Hitler in because so many of his colossal gambles have come He will need all his luck to smash the Even if he there is great doubt whether he would have time to reorganize his forces for an invasion Eng land before Quite naturally these coupled with the pronounced lull in the nazi bombjng of England and John Bulls growing 190mile front pivoting on extending from southwest of to 100 miles east of Smolensk iJ1 and only 130 miles from Russias high command reported stubborn allnight fighting in the familiar sectors on the central and on the Uk raine front in the By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Germany army forces trying to rescue ped Russian troops east of lensk were conceded by the command today to have taken tne 4 but it called their ef fort futile and The war bulletin said the sian counteroffensive on that where tftie Germans lum plunged a salient deep into the defenses of took form of relief attacks and er German sources reported advance units still within abootH 130 miles of the soviet capital a deep area stref froni southwest of to the region of V Continued on Column 4 frnptlniivd On Pace VI American Gunboat Damaged In Jap Raid Upon Ghungl WW The navy announced today that the United States gunboat tTu tuila had been damaged by Japanese bombsQjn a Japanese air raid on Chinese No casualties were The gunboat was said to have been at anchor acroee the Yang tse river from the Several bombs were loosed by the rival navy the iupermhnie ture of the small vessel damaged The navy source stated belief that the damage to United States ship I at to the general rai4 Chinese capital the vessel was in the safety area across A small outboard belonging to the shattered tt W other e deck ;