Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - October 17, 1942, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin TRIBUNE WANT ADS HAVE POWER ONE TRIAL WILL CONVINCE CONSTR NEWS P AUCTION DAR BRING BIG CROWDS TO YOUR Twenty-Ninth 8988. Wisconsin October 17, Single Copy Five Cents 1 REDS STALINGRAD'S PERIL MOUNTS SCHOOLS START SCRAP ON WAY TO JUNK YARDS School children of Wood county wound up their salvage drive and from the scrap herps in school yards throughout the county the and other terials began flowing into the junk Report Results Next Week There was no comprehensive mate on how much had been added to the amount of scrap previously reported from the current but every rural school had its ty Superintendent S. G. Corey said definite reporting will start and will be made as rapidly as the reports come in. The Wood county salvage will continue next with officials of cities and lages taking up the work where the school pupils leave and particularly on larger scrap items difficult for the children to In Wisconsin Rapids tion of salvage The city street department had made but one truck available for the collection work this Another truck was added this Continue Pickup Monday Floyd local salvage said the pickup work will continue and asked holders to keep their scrap ready un- til Because of the small ber of trucks the delay could not be Mr. Franson The regular Wednesday salvage collection will continue Mr. Franson Householders may call 919, giving name and and a city truck will call on the Wednesday Highway Commissioner Ray Brayback said three Seneca and requested highway department trucks to call for scrap collected by Battle Raging in Solomons CONFLICT MAY PRODUCE MAJOR SEA ENCOUNTER Army bombers attacked and probably sank one damaged an- other and set a cargo ship on the navy announced in attacks on Japanese shipping and naval forces at and near Kiska island in the An Flood Crest Moves oh Leaving Many Several Dead debris laden crest of the I worst flood in Washington history roared down on the nation's early leaving a mounting toll of homeless and damage in its wake over nearby lowland areas of Virginia and West With full force of the record flood yet to a miniature army of men and by presidential furiously through the raising and SCHOOL GETS IN THE are Principal Lawrence third from and a group of his state graded school pupils showing off the fine pile of scrap materials gathered by the pupils of the pupils went to town in a manner that bids fair to rank the school high among the districts of Wood county which went all-out this week to gather Several tons of scrap is represented in the pile here Friday morning and more was coming in. This picture was taken by Mrs. E. E. Bennett of schools in those The eca and Lincoln collections began today and the hauling will be done WPA Trucks Busy Herman supervisor of the WPA collection said the two WPA trucks will take care of the Hansen town beginning Heavy flow of scrap into yards here was indicated by the report of Robert M. chairman of salvage for south Wood Mr. types of fuel DeGuere said about 100 tons had come into junk yards here in the last two House Rejects Requirement of Full Year's Training for New Draftees REGISTER FUEL OIL DEALERS Tuesday and Wednesday next week all fuel oil in- those selling kerosene or any grade of fuel oil for heating or oil for lighting must register at the local war price and rationing board in the city To Distribute Applications Dealers in this area will be plied with consumer applications and the in will dis- tribute the applications to home owners or commercial users of all Backing up the army's high the house refused today to consider amendments to the 18 and 19-year-old draft which would have barred use of teen age troops in foreign combat until first trained for a year on American With passage of the by apparently the house blocked the training period ment by adopting a rule preventing consideration of any amendments offered from the floor except those bearing directly on changing the present 20 to 45 age range for Rock County Makes Quota Rock county and the city of ville stood out today in the state salvage According to the Associated the Rock county total now is or 112 pounds per At Janesville a celebration of the successful drive reached a climax in a ceremony in which Hitler was hung in placed in a metal and hauled to the scrap pile for the crowning W. E. state in- that many communities in Wisconsin are holding their drives over into next and even pre- paring for new Preliminary totals will be prepared next subject to he In the Hold Industrialist in Enemy Alien Roundup New FBI an- today that the co-owner of a corporation engaged in war production until this month was one of 55 enemy aliens seized in roundups during the P. E. FBI special agent in New who declined to make public the name of the corporation said that the prisoner was a German alien and a brother of a lieutenant general in the German Any user of heating or lighting oil can apply to his supplier any time after October 28, for his according to Fred local board tive Individual tions will under any circum- be made out at the local ration Applications are simple enough so that any person who can read and write can fill them Bushnell Further consumer information will be an- early next Dealers Must Be Licensed All fuel oil dealers are requested to apply as soon as possible ing Tuesday morning at the local rationing board office for forms as dealers have to be certified and licensed to sell fuel This is compulsory and must be done er Tuesday or Wednesday to enable dealers to sell fuel oil starting October 29. Consumers are requested not to call the local ration office for any information as they will be able to get it from their dealer or source of supply starting October 29. in the JOINS NAVAL RESERVE Harry Steve of 1911 Eighth street town of Grand has enlisted in the con- struction section of the United States naval He joined at Milwaukee and has returned home to wait call to active Read Letter from Marshall The action came on a standing vote of 212 to 42, following the reading of a letter from General George C. army chief of The committee had rejected the 12 months minimum training ion when it approved the hill General Marshall urged congress to our judgment and our own insistence that we fight only with trained the chief of staff ex- a as that proposed would an almost administrative burden on the wax Doesn't Want Hands Tied Marshall reiterated what he pre- No October Draft Quota Called Here For the first time in many the south Wood county selective service district will not send a draft quota into the United States The district selective service board announced today that ments in regular branches of the armed forces had filled the small quota which had been allotted to this district for the month of Octo- Although the quota figure for this month was not given board clerks said it was smaller than for the past The No- vember will be comparable to the number of men taken in previous The north Wood county selective had told the military com- hoard today sent 83 men to Post-War Tax Rebates for Corporations Win Approval Washington Post-war rebates for corporations today won approval of a joint con- ference also agreed to retention in the new enue of an over all limitation of 80 per cent on business committee ed to complete its work on the sure during the Accept Senate Provision It voted to accept a senate vision to corporations to take current credits for debt reductions or for post-war rebates of 10 per cent of their excess profits The 80 per cent com- members would affect only corporations with earnings high enough to carry into the bracket of 90 per cent taxation of excess their combined surtax and I taxes exceeded 80 per cent of their net the liability ly would be reduced to that Scheduled for consideration also were senate approved proposals to amend the law governing the of war contracts and a vision setting up a joint committee to study the bility of establishing some form of compulsory savings to aid in ing war To Iron Out Minor Points In the background were various disputed excise and miscellaneous taxes over which no lengthy ment was Working to compromise senate and house differences so the ure could be brought to a final vote next the conferees settled eral major controversial points the normal training period lasts at least a year but the army does not desire to be tied to such a program by The war Marshall emphasized in his has no in- tention of sending untrained men into He conceded that many American soldiers were engaged with the enemy during the last war without having first had reasonable and said the army heads had no intention of permitting that situation to occur Should the 12 months training re- be made Marshall in have to put sands of men the after their essential training had been completed before we could use In the air corps sibly such men would be in- Fish Protests Rule protested Rep. Fish Milwaukee for their physical The contingent went to Milwaukee in two special in the Chicago Motorist Is Hurt in Crash Here A Chicago motorist was injured and over damage done to his car and two local vehicles collided in an- other accident last night in the police reported The injured man was Robert 35, who received lacerations to his head and hands at a. m. Friday when his car turned from Baker street south on to Eighth street and struck a utility No damage was done to the pole but the a fender and bumper were damaged on Cars driven by John and John Route 4, Wisconsin collided on East Grand nue near the post office at p m. Friday as Malicke was starting to to the drive east and Luth was passing ship of the house the right to insist upon one training before DRAFT Page 9 Zurfluh Is Promoted to Lieut. Commander Joseph A. of Whitefish son of Mr. and Mrs. A. has been promoted from lieutenant to lieutenant commander in the United States He is now in Minneapolis and will be transferred to 0., where he will be an inspector of naval His wife and two children live in Whitefish In the THORPE HUNTER KILLED Theodore 21, of was killed yesterday in a hunting accident in the town of Taylor He was struck in the chest by a bullet accidentally dis- charged from the rifle of a also going east. Minor fender damage was done to the Malicke in the Mob Lynches Negro Convicted of Murder Miss. Howard a Negro sentenced to life im- prisonment yesterday for the der last May 18 Clint a was taken from the jail today and Two companies of Mississippi State Guards from Jackson ed to patrol the jail and Five other one accused of attacking a white woman and four held on murder were taken to Jackson for There was no indication of ther Today's was the third lynching in Mississippi this Two 14-year-old Negro boys were hanged by a mob near Shubuta Monday after they guilty to attacking a 13-year-old white ly decisive conflict for domination of the southwest Pacific raged in the Solomon islands today between American forces and strengthened Japanese troops supported by a heavy invasion Bitter Ground Fighting The enemy's effort to dislodge U. S. marines and army troops from the important Guadalcanal airbase which the Americans seized last gust brought heavy fire from newly landed Japanese artillery and bitter ground In addition to enemy transports which have poured reinforcements to the north shore of the island and the warships which have shelled American the navy reported yesterday that a large enemy fleet concentration had been sighted near Shortland 260 miles northwest of Naval quarters saw likelihood of a major sea battle in this crucial conflict of the possibly even greater than at Midway or in the Bomb Big Jap Ship Gen. Douglas MacArthur's re- ported last night Australian that allied continuing to support American forces in the had bombed a large my merchant ship at Buin across the passage from Shortland The navy also disclosed that some of its motor torpedo boats were en- gaged in the Solomons action and said that they had attacked enemy warships shelling the American positions on night of Oct. 14-15, and reported a able hit on a Win Back U. S. Guns During the defense of their U. S. marines captured from the Japs 40 75 millimeter guns which they believe fell into enemy hands in the pines fighting several months a report from the south Pacific While army and navy officials awaited word on progress of the fighting on embattled Secretary of the Navy Knox ed no concealing there's tough fight on which has not yet been Blast Japs in Aleutians the enemy invaders in the Aleutian islands at the opposite end of the Pacific war front were undergoing a terrific The navy reported that on day explosives and incendiaries were rained on the last nese foothold in the large fires were started and three enemy seaplanes destroyed on the MacArthur's allied troops in New Guinea pushed the Japanese slightly further back toward the enemy in- vasion base at Kokoda but the com- also disclosed that the Japanese had extended their pation to some villages on the northeastern Get In the NEW FIRST AID CLASS A new first aid class for women will be organized by the local an defense Wednesday ning at the council chamber of the city The class will meet from 8 to 10 p. m. Wednesday evenings and is open to all women interested in first strengthening seawalls against the raging Potomac Evacuate Threatened Areas And as the water crept more and more threatened areas were adding to the emergency food and shelter While official reports listed only four known scores were sing in the tri-state area and the homeless ran into said damage already was being reckoned in terms of millions of Virginia Cities Isolated Fort remained com- marooned and both ter and were still isolated early With the Rappahannock river also on the was reported hardest though the 45 foot high flood ers that brought its worst disaster in history and left at least 200 ilies homeless had begun to the city remained in dire It had no electric its ing water supply was contaminated and there was little hope of either being restored within the next two Hospital Escapes Damage Fears of serious danger to the Mary Washington hospital at ericksburg subsided as the waters failed to enter the building's first Weather bureau and army warned the at about 18 come after dawn along the waterfront and that every hour it was delayed would mean higher In the Signs Point to Allied Effort to Recapture Burma New Delhi Lieutenant General Joseph W. chief of staff of allied forces in ar- rived from Chungking today and said he would see General Sir Ar- British in-chief in The arrival of who di- Chinese forces in the battle of Burma last coincided with growing speculation on of allied attempts at a back against the Japanese The belief that some major ation might be developing was strengthened yesterday by the re- turn of General from an inspection tour which took him across India's Burma Ralph 27, of Port has been awarded the silver star for lantry in action with the army force in the He is shown in the uniform of his unit's ball team in Chungking Sinkings by American and British submarines have forced Japanese warships to abandon use of Camranh bay in according to a fighting Frenchman who recently escaped from that French The bay is the site of one of the finest naval bases in in the WRECK JAP TROOP TRAIN hundred Japanese were killed or injured when a troop train struck a Chinese mine near northern Kiangsi the Chinese an- The blast demolished six coaches packed with Japanese and damaged a steel si dispatches RECEIVES MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY Corp. Ralph Martin 27, formerly of Port today was one of three Wisconsin army airforce men who were decorated for lantry in action in the Pacific ater of He was awarded the silver Shot Down Jap Planes As a member of the crew of a Flying Corporal who made his home with a Mrs. George Elliott at Port helped fight off 20 ese Zero fighting seven of which were shot down in a 25-min- ute air battle over the Rabaul drome on August 7. Corporal Martin was among erican air heroes who were ed a total of 386 medals at an ad- operational base somewhere in The Associated Press report called the mass tion of awards the greatest in the United States army's brief but col- history in the southwest The awards included ed service silver dis- flying purple hearts and the dis- patch They were presented by Maj. Gen. George C. com- mander of all allied air forces in the The ceremonies lasted two Last Heard from in May No details of the action in which Corporal Martin earned his coveted medal were He was last with a bombardment ing to his and in a letter to her written last May from waii he said he transferred expected to be She had heard Nazis Use Dakar Incident to Back Demands on France L o n d o A Vichy an- that a Dakar naval Flier was killed in an engagement over French West Africa was used by Berlin propagandists today as ammunition in their fight for ther labor and tactical concessions from activities have started over the Berlin radio de- clared in broadcasting the terse communique issued by the alty of Pierre Laval's government last Captain a flight cer at the strategic Senegalese port who formerly commanded the sub- marine depot ship Jules was identified as the It was implied that his opponent was a united nations A recent axis broadcast ed American and British troops were concentrated in British bia and that they were ing as well in the Belgian Congo and British below the West African is a British crown col- ony and protectorate which wedges eastward into Senegalese territory for 180 miles from the it follows the Gambia er air patrols covering both northern and southern reaches of Senegal would have the choice of attempting to fly over British soil or charting a hairpin course inland around nothing from him since that Known to baseball fans out central Wisconsin as Corp Martin was employed by Paper company be- fore enlisting in the airforce in 1940. He was stationed at Hickam when the Japanese started the war with attack on Pearl Pitcher for Wisconsin Rapids and Port Edwards teams for several Corporal Martin continued his interest in baseball in the ar- He was a member of his ron team in Hawaii and was chosen on an all-star team picked from units The other Wisconsin fliers de- were Sergeant Herbert of and Private George of in the Set Trial Date for Former Court Clerk Wis. Mrs. Bernadine fo r m e r clerk of Dane county superior will be tried in circuit court at Jefferson December 14 on charges of malfeasance and The trial date was fixed day by Circuit Judge Jesse who granted the request of Defense Attorney Paul of for a continuance after the case was brought here on a change of Judge Earle also granted the tion of District Attorney Norris E. of Dane to amend the original adding three charges of malfeasance and four of The ment counts total 1787.80. i CITY PASSING THRU DARKEST HOURS OF SIEGE defiant against odds that had forced retreats through a strategically tant industrial section of north battled fiercely day to prevent the Germans from fanning out along the banks of the Volga and ing the flanks of the broadcasts say the mans already have won the west bank of the Volga on a two mila Stalingrad was experiencing darkest hours of Withdrawal Is Orderly The Russians destroyed thing of value before leaving settlement and their was the newspaper tia 1 Although the Russians were ed to abandon the settlement German tank attacks and the fire of some the newspaper Red Star said they checked the enemy outside that The invaders Later in this fourth day of the new German offensive the Soviet information bureau announced a. withdrawal in one not and dispatches said the battle was intensified as further Nazi reserves swung into line to bolster the shock forces ready numerically Nazis Gain Elsewhere A fourth withdrawal of Soviet forces at Stalingrad was announced by the noon which so reported that heavy the Germans managed to advance in a at- tack southeast of The Red high reporting the third Russian retreat within 48 hours before the Nazi at midnight that stubborn our units withdrew from one of the city's The communique did not identify the but the northern suburb was named previously as the target of a drive by two German in- fantry divisions and auxiliary ar- mored and aerial forces along a Berlin broadcast yesterday declared the Germans had now half of 54th Day of Siege Despite the Russian troops repulsing furious at- tacks by numerically superior en- emy in the area of the tered the communique ed in this 54th day of the Large scale artillery and patrol activity was indicated on several 9 Germans Threaten Reprisals on Prisoners German has decided to treat its Russian and pre- as a unit and of German ers on any front have to be paid for by the entirety of war prisoners taken by German soldiers without regard to such the Berlin radio an- last The controversy over the ling of prisoners was thus ed another step by the German high which said it felt obliged only to protect tha honor of German but also to secure the humane treatment of German prisoners in the hands of the The Berlin announcement that if German soldiers were on the Russian re- would be taken on allied prisoners in German ever their in YANKS IN LIBERIA London A Reuters dis- patch today from said United States troops have arrived in that Negro lic on the bulge of West THE WEATHER For Little change in temperature in south and east cooler in northwest tion this after- noon through Sunday Today's Maximum temperature for hour period ending at 7 a. 68; minimum temperature for 24-hoiu; period ending at 7 a. 33; tempers ature at 7 a. 34.