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Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - June 7, 1943, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE AVAILABLE NOW AND ANSWERING WANT Wisconsin Tribune A V E 1IW I JP W BICYCLES ARE IN DEMAND SELL YOURS WITH A WANT Thirtieth 9183. Wisconsin June 7, 1943. Single Copy Five Cents RAWSON TURNS LEADERSHIP OVER TO RAMIREZ Adm. Nimitz Arrives in United States TANKER COLLIDES WITH 84 HEN KILLED Eighty-four men lost their lives in terrific ex- plosions and blazing oil when an American tanker and an American freighter loaded with ammunition collided in the dark a few days ago off the United States east Navy Investigating The navy announced the collision yesterday and said an investigation is being So tremendous were the sions that debris was showered on the decks of a coast guard ship a quarter of a mile The blast killed 66 of the 69 men aboard the tore the ship j to pieces and sent her to the bottom almost immediately after the Eighteen of the 82 seamen perished in the seething flames which burned the lifeboats before they could be launched and forced those still alive to leap over- Includes Gun Crews The victims included 35 members of navy gun of whom 25 were aboard the freighter and 10 Miners Return to Pits Under Southern Operators bulk of John L. Lewis's trudged back to their pits today under a fourth truce agreement even as indications appeared of a new crisis in the longed of dissension among the southern Hours after the men returned to work with a few exceptions aboard the The two survivors were proceeding in opposite tions when the freighter veered denly and rammed her bow into the port One the Deck Cadet W. J. 21, of N. who was in the said the course was changed suddenly and the ships came together in a glancing Impact Saves His Life The impact knocked Leonard saved his amidships house was ly ringed by he a sheet of flame swept through while I was on the The cap- the second and third six navy and two signalmen were in the believe they were all They must have swallowed the Civilian Defense Class Opens Here Wednesday Night A new course in civilian for fire watchers and for makeup purposes for persons who did not complete previous civilian defense will start here The announcement is made by Lloyd new de- fense co-ordinator named a night ago by Wood ty defense The class will be taught by Chief of Police R. J. and will in- clude 10 hours of from to p. m. each day night for five First class will be Wednesday of this starting with the organization and lessons will deal with all types of civilian protection and fire and gas is very said this class get a sizable for we must have proximately 100 persons graduated from these classes before we can hold an accredited blackout test The regulations insist on eight civilian protection workers for each of tion and that means nearly 100 for this This said Chief Exner and Mr. be open to both women and Classes will be held in the city the UMW chieftain and his aides closeted themselves briefly with operator representatives to discuss the next step in their interrupted Miners Recess A few minutes after the group retired behind closed Lewis emerged to report that the miners had recessed to permit an He said the negotiators had received no word from the war bor which last week ordered contract talks halted until actual production had been and added he had no other The WLB also was but a board official who declined use of his name said he doubted that the board would issue formal tions for a resumption of As he put it miners and operators would be smart just to go without waiting for a WLB Interest Shifts to Interest in the wage dispute shifted from the whose no stand last week set war production plants back more than tons of to the who were reported di- vided on the question of whether to seek a new contract at the ence table or ask for adjudication of all issues by the war labor While there was no clearly de- fined geographical most of the northern commercial tors were represented as feeling the pay issue should be settled with the A large segment of the southern on the other was reported holding out for a ruling by the an agency which United Mine Leader John L. Lewis has denounced as 3 Large Ohio Mines Idle Only scattered breaks in the front were indicated by an A UMW local at senting 800 men voted yesterday not to resume work until a contract Grandson of President Kills Friend William Bonner son of Col. Elliott Roosevelt and grandson of the tripped over a caliber rifle in his home last ing and as the gun fell it killing Lewis 11, his best Coroner W. J. of gomery reported that young son of a was pronounced dead at Bryn Mawr hospital when taken there shortly after the dent by Billy's Mrs. beth Donner An autopsy disclosed the bullet penetrated the boy's lung and causing An inquest will be held the coroner State man James Hagan said Billy was released in custody of his The accident the coroner at the 168-acre suburban of Mrs. Billy and Lewis had been playing with bows and and were running into the house to get more arrows when young Roosevelt ped over the As the gun Lewis staggered back out the door and collapsed on the front Mrs. Winsor married Col. velt in 1932. They were divorced in 1933 and in 1937 Mrs. Winsor married Curtin now a She obtained a DIES IN Kermit 53, son of dent Theodore died in the war department an- He wore the uniform of a British army major when this photo was taken in 1940 and before he transferred to the U. S. Kermit Son of Dies in Alaska is and three large mines employing of Skilling Recovering Following Operation The condition of Conservation Warden V. A. rushed to Riverview hospital early is considered very the attending physician said attack was diagnosed as a perforated stomach tating an operation and causing a week-end of serious concern to his family and His recovery now is well under the ian said although he will re- main in the hospital for several more Ohio that state's miners likewise were A local dispute kept em- ployes of a Pennsylvania anthracite colliery away from The miners returned to work at the direction of President but union set a June 20 deadline for their demands for a a day wage Setting of this new with threat of another walkout two weeks aroused demands for ment of legislation de- signed to prevent just The now before a joint conference committee which will seek to iron out ences between the two would provide jail penalties for leaders of strikes in operated war plants or Senator Connally author of the senate predicted sage of a compromise measure be- fore June 20. divorce at last COUNTY SCHOOLS 6RADUATE227 Two hundred and twenty-seven pupils of the rural and state graded schools of Wood county will receive eighth grade diplomas at graduation exercises to be held in Lincoln field house Wednesday June 9, beginning at Knutzen to Speak Norman E. Knutzen of the ulty of Central State col- Stevens will deliver the graduation his subject being Prof. Knutzen is head of the English department of the Enrollment of graduates will be held at 10 a. m. Wednesday at the office of County Superintendent S. G. Corey in the Wood County mal followed at 11 o'clock by the rehearsal in the field mit 53, son of the late President Theodore died in Alaska Friday while serving with the army forces and probably will be buried there until war's In announcing Major Roosevelt's the war department gave no details and in the absence of any word to the contrary it was pre- here that death was due to natural The who in civilian life was a engineer and had been on duty in Alaska for eral He entered the service when the Japanese attacked Pearl having previously served with the British army in Norway and Like his two surviving Gen. Theodore Roosevelt now in North and Major Archibald in the Pacific he was a veteran of the first world Quentin youngest of the four was killed in areal action over France during that Legion to Elect New Officers Wednesday The annual election of officers of Charles Hagerstrom post No. 9, American will be held evening at Memorial Successors to Commander Alvin Marks and other present officers of the post will be named at the to take ia May Add 15 Midwest States to Gas Cut spokesman for the petroleum administrator for war told a committee of eastern states congressmen today that tion can be expected on ex- tension of the ban to states outside the seaboard Maj. Jubal R. director of transportation for the barded by questions as to why eastern states motorists were being closely rationed while motorists out- side the eastern seaboard were mitted to use their cars for pleasure replied that the PAW had been studying the of ex- tending the ban to district 2, which includes 15 middle west states from Ohio to the Dakotas and from the Canadian border to Tennessee and AMERICAN ARMY TRAINING IN NEW ZEALAND the Associated A large body of American troops recently arrived in New Zealand from the United States and is un- intensive training side veterans from Guadalcanal to being sent to a com- Rear Admiral Theodore deputy commander in the south Pacific announced This implying that new slows against the Japanese were coincided with the news that Admiral Chester W. commander-in-chief of the United States Pacific had arrived in the United States for the latest of a series of world-wide allied The admiral disclosed his return from Hawaii yesterday in a speech at remarking that he a job to Trouble to It concerned a conference which he said he hoped would ble to the He did not but declared that U. S. planes and ships in the Pacific by the end of the year would be a formidable and that the Pacific arena was ting its share of U. S. men and are turning out planes and ships of war faster than the nese he is simple arithmetic subtraction for them nd addition for The admiral's statement coincided fith new outbursts of in ioth the south and north Sink Jap Destroyer In the Solomons American dive and torpedo bombers sank a lese set fire to a cargo hip and a corvette and shot down 5 Zeros in air battle off ille the navy announced Four American planes were The Japanese given by he Tokyo radio claimed 20 allied planes were shot down in the In the north the navy EISENHOWER AND MARSHALL might be problems of war that command the attention of Gen. Dwight D. allied and Gen. George C. chief of staff of the U. S. army as they chat during an informal press conference in Gen. Marshall accompanied Prime Minister Churchill to North Africa on his return to London from conferences with President Roosevelt in The graduation exercises DEBATE SETUP French com- of national liberation ex- itself from seven to bers today and assigned a number of portfolios but failed to agree which ministries would be directly under Gen. Charles Gaulle or Gen. Henri political ters afternoon will open with an invocation by the Rev. C. H. pastor of the Vesper Reformed Musical Selections The glee club of the Milladore graded schools will sing two Little Rocking and Pray for and the Biron graded school group will sing Nobis Two violin by Squire and Schubert's will be played by Miss Alice Bentz of the Wood County Normal school accompanied by Mrs. Marian Following Prof. ad- the program will be brought to a close with recognition of honor students and presentation of lomas by Superintendent by the county Names of the 227 pupils who will receive diplomas will appear in Tuesday's Clean House To Save Us From Plea Washington Senator O'Daniel expressed belief today that high federal authorities were carrying out a plan for and regimentation of our and declared that big house cleaning of elected was necessary to save the After reporting that he had con- ferred with Washington czars and he may think they are ant or are not fully I have a different conception of them and their 1 believe they are taking orders from somebody and that what they are doing is only part of a plot to change our form of government into or some other for- eign which means a and a regimentation of our people and abolishing our of only way to save our if it can be saved at this late is for the people to make big bouse cleaning of elected of our federal old of resumption of intensive air attacks on the Japanese base of Ciska in the Kiska was air assault five times he communique Liberators and Ventura bombers IN 7 WLB Disapproves of Race Discrimination Allies Hammer Italian Submarines Sink at Least 6 Axis Ships Allied Headquarters in North from two U. S. and British airmen smashed rail and ferry 1 ceremonies for which REVOLUTIONARY CHIEFS DISAGREE ON CONSTITUTION Buenos Aires Gen. Raw son resigned as head of Argentina's new today and charged Pedro Ramirez with a new regime after the m leaders had failed to agree on the con- of a Gen. Domingo Martinez re- signed as foreign minister in continuation nl the reshuffling of the provisional government reports reaching said Minister of Finance Jose Maria Rosa and Minister of Public Education Horace Calderon and Gen. Juan public also censorship in Buenos Aires was said to have been made ousted President Ramon S. Castillo in a coup last was to have been in as president at noon Impossible to Reach Agreement In a brief he an- that impossibility of reaching an agreement on the con- of a new had com- him to leader of the revolutionary forces and chief of the provisional At the same time ister of war under Castillo and ed to hold the same post under issued a statement saying he had assumed the powers by He also announced postponement of today's scheduled a national facilities on both sides of Messina strait at the toe of the Italian and pounded following up Saturday's ing attack on the Italian fleet at La At least eight of a formation of more than 80 fighter planes which attempted to intercept American heavy bombers of the middle east command raided San gio Calabria and wore shot down and others were a Cairo communique All Planes Return It was officially announced that 50 of our aircraft took part in the from mid- dle east bases and every one ed Hits were scored on railway oil installations and other terminal the communique RAF fighters also shot down two heavy in the eastern Mediterranean it Senate Approves Regarding Federal Employes The senate voted tentative approval today of legislation to require confirmation I of virtually all federal making more than a It 43 to 22, a judiciary committe amendment revising a posal offered Senator The action the way for votes on amendments to limit con- was No allied planes were Italian Claims Italian communique ed without offering any de- tail that an allied submarine was sunk by the royal Italian navy in the Italians also said their LARGE MR UNIT REACHES LONDON Eighth U. S. army air force was ded today by the arrival of another large con- tinRent of airmen and and invasion was heightened by Prime Minister Churchill's continuing round of conferences believed to bear directly on the Washington war strategy meeting and his visit to North Strength Kept Secret For military reasons the strength of the S. air unit just arrived at a British port was kept but it is known that bombers and their crews have streamed across the At- as the weather improved and that ground bombs and other equipment have been arriving by The lull in the aerial onslaught to soften Europe for land invasion con- into its ninth although holiday had been Dissolves Congress The rapid changes in Argentina's confusing political situation followed by only a few hours the issuance of a decree by Rawson dissolving con- which was to have The decree said that the proper measures will be taken for the constitution of a new Some observers expressed the opinion that Rawson had been con- from the first as not quite in line with the ultra Tightest political tinge of his new Ramirez generally was regarded as having more pronounced Tightest tendencies than but the fect his leadership would have on 7 er planes brought down four ft alhed be- bombers and anti-aircraft j guns downed a fifth in the allied raids on the Messina the Pantelleria the Italians asserted allied planes were brought The aerial softening of tiny Pan- telleria continued plane attacks Saturday in had followed a dawn ment bv the Rutish fifth to agency heads and Rs puns icy making and to batteries ate the Tennessee Valley authority Qn lhp from terms of the Allied Submarines Active Shortly after the vote on the re- air and agreed to lay the surfaco measure aside temporarily to allow way for (i action on an farm ferried across when it became lhc evident that additional controversial amendments would involve VNE 7 18 SOLDIERS KILLED Eighteen soldiers were killed when an army truck smashed through a wooden bridge railing and rolled 30 feet down an embankment near midnight Eight were two of them Pay tials between white and labor were under war labor board ban governed by a decision in a case from Directing the Southport um company of Texas City to in- crease the pay of its Negro em- ployes to parity with white workers of the same the board held that and political discrimination on account of race or creed is in line with the Nazi ed Pending also was a substitute of- by Senator O'Mahoney to limit the confirmation re- to agency heads and chief assistants and others designated as heved to included bombing swept across the Strait of Dover toward the continent shortly before noon Bad weather over the continent was given as the reason for the although there was some lation the heavy had ed to the Mediterranean area for concentrated action on that tial Invasion Guessing Continues The invasion guessing continued in London's with the Daily Herald declaring Gen. George C. S. army chief of probably would head invasion forces in the Mediterranean theater while a British general might direct any invasion against the northern Eur- j ope i At Stockholm it was that dispatches fiom Berlin and reports in Ge- Misrepresents Age at Is Arrested Carrying forward an announced campaign against juveniles in Sheriff Henn Becker Sunday arrested a town of Grand Rapids 17, who Wednesday will pear in juvenile court here Judge Frank W. The youth is charged with representing his age in obtaining also with assault and derly The iff Henry liecker took place in the Switch town of Port and in Max White town of Grand The assault and disorderly con- duct occurred between 2 and 3 a. m. Sunday at Becker while the youth his aur earlier that same evening at the and also on occasions at Rumor of Conspiracy Against Mussolini A dispatch Eisenhower Number One Father of 1943 New York General Dwight D. Eisenhower will be ored as the outstanding father of 1943 on Father's June 20. The national Father's day tee cabled the allied leader in North Africa yesterday that for his qualities of leadership and inspiration to the youth of the world he be declared the number one father of the Tokyo Reports Attempt to Raise Repulse radio that Japanese had started efforts to raise the battle which was sunk by Japanese planes off the east roast of Malaya in 1941, together with the battleship of The recorded by was not confirmed by any allied to refloat the which went in deep water in the gulf of Siam after suffering vere would appear to pre- sent almost unsurmountable An indication of this is the tremendous amount of work ed in attempts to right the French liner which capsized at her pier in New York after a and the length of time required to American warships sunk at Pearl Edward Cnare Joins Staff of Tribune i Edward G. of has joined the editorial staff of the Wisconsin Rapids Mr. is a graduate of son Kast high school and attended the of Wisconsin school of journalism until joining the I S. army air months sen he a medical discharge as a an injury which incapacitated him for active Enemy Submarine Toll In Atlantic Now 666 the Associated Announcement last of the loss in early May of two merchant axis leaders were leais the allies may a hard blow immediately surmised tint the filtered strict be pre- lude German and Italian plans to march into Spam set up air bases to defend the in Tight Spot It recalled that General Franc isc (i Franco repotted to have said he would call on the other lor should the allies or invade Si am. IIP Germans c another state of emergency down on the Norwegian port of a tial landing and it was dis- that German defensive litions had blasted a wide with ditches more than a the clear across the four miles of the neva today a military con- Premier Mussolini was disclosed in Italy and that had been made among former army of I ho conspiracy edly lead tu the ton residence of King Vittorio where opposition officers find the dispatch THE WEATHER ships in the sea as a re- sult of enemy submarine action brought to the Associated Press total of announced allied and tral merchant sinkings in the ern Atlantic since Pearl One was an American this country's 267th announced ant loss in. those FATHERS SHOULD APPEAL power Commissioner Paul V. Nutt said today that some draft For Occasional rain west and entire state Tuesday fore- continued cool tonight and Wednesday fore- SHOWERS Today's Weather Maximum temperature for 24- hour period ending at 7 a. boards had been violating the ban j minimum for 24-hoor against induction of and he period ending at 7 a. 46; men of this status to at 7 a. 49. IN FW SPA PERI
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