Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - July 8, 1943, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin BACK UP YOUR BOY pMr IMf CONSTR T 1 V E NEWS Pjt P E BACK UP YOUR W HMn Thirtieth 9209. Wisconsin July 8, 1943. Single Copy Five YANKS STORM WITHIN MILES MUNDA Say Nazis Lose Men SENATE RECEDES FROM PROHIBITION OF SUBSIDY Washington Bowing to threats of a the senate by a 34 to 33 vote today a legislative prohibition against the payment of food price On the the senate instructed its conferees to accept a modified version of a ex- tending the life of the Commodity Credit corporation for six months end enlarging its borrowing power from to 000. Clears Way For Approval The action d the way for formal approval of the modified house the senate no mention of and thus permits ance of the present The senate had voted to prohibit government payments to processors to cut the retail price of such foods as meat and Before the senate Senator Maloney told his gues that if they persisted in re- the prohibition against roll back subsidies the would face North American Figures On Munition Production Hasten Doom of Axis Toronto The North American continent alone will outproduce the axis in munitions this year by nearly two to Chairman Donald M. Nelson of the U. S. war production board reported today to the Canadian SUBSIDY ROLL CALL Washington sin's senators split their votes today as the senate 34 to 33, a motion to recede from its action all Senator LaFollette voted for the motion and Senator Wiley certain by President The president previously a similar Senator George com- he thought the is a long from sentative if a ity allowed a presidential veto to it to acquiesce in subsidies against its Dictates American people will tainly ask in 1944 who dictates the policies of the he they dictated by the people through the votes of their here or are they dictated by outside Barkley told reporters a proposal to insert in the a cy declaration putting on record as opposed to subsidies to roll back food prices had been re- unanimously by the He said house members had steadfastly refused to accept any part of the senate which place a specific ban on such Legislators said adoption of the house would leave the subsidy program in ly the same situation it now with subsidies being provided for meats and butter roll backs without fic congressional authority for such Opponents Charge The administration contends the price control act authorizes such but opponents have charged they are Conferees said the decision may mean a postponement of the con- gressional wrangle over the program until the makers return from a summer ation in If the ate agrees to recede from its stand there were indications it said it probably would be possible to begin a mer recess before Say German Raids on England Stockholm The Berlin correspondent of local today told of a ous German major called who was purported to have made seven trips to England since the war began to scout in advance of German commando correspondent said the officer was believed to have landed in England at various times by by motorboat and as a The dispatch said Nazi com- mando raids on England so far had been but said reliable German quarters predicted they would in- crease in the near have been no allied re- ports of any Nazi raids on COTTON CROP FIGURE ture department reported today acres of cotton were in July acreage which would produce a crop of about bales if the yield and age abandoned equalled the 1931-40 Before the year's end Canada and the United States will be producing a plane every 4 minutes around the Nelson said in a speech prepared for the Canadian and already they have turned out enough small arms ammunition to fire bullets at every soldier in the axis All the United Nations this year will make three times the axis out- put of and next year four the United States production chief Voice of Doom For Axis figures speak to the world in a big Nelson if the Nazi and Jap warlords are not completely they will nize that the voice is the voice of will shortly see gigantic battles in which unheard-of ties of war materials will be con- he Nelson said he would warn the enemy to take too much com- fort from the so-called sagging of the home front in the United States in recent would be the last to attempt to minimize the serious effects of the spasmodic strikes and riots on the war production he the other hand there is a dency to exaggerate the implications cf The great bulk of war both ers and workers in the United have not been diverted from the essential For the first five months of 1943, for only of 1 per cent of duction was delayed by Plan plan to produce an umbrella of safety and put it over the heads of the fighting men of the United he went plan to lay down a barrage of safety before them as they plan to carry them safely through all the waters of the globe on their way to the fighting We cannot satisfy ourselves that we have done until we have done everything that we can do to conserve their young lives for the peacetime world to the outbreak of the war the organized effort of Canada and the United States has produced almost The rise in the duction curve shows that we will 9 Fighter Craft Being Made New super- secret fighter planes designed to meet up-to-the-minute combat con- ditions have started rolling off the assembly lines to take their place in the stepped up aerial offensive of the Disclosure that fighter types are in production was made by Charles E. executive vice president of the war production board who for security to reveal Asked at a press conference late yesterday whether the new sky are entirely new jobs or of existing Wilson replied with a laconic WPB Chairman Donald M. Nelson said it was these changes in necessitated by combat that the greatest single obstacle to greater volume are lots of son changes come they Wnen all present reach their ultimate Wilson predicted this country will be able to turn out excess of planes This peak will not be reached until some time in 1944. production in May exceeded 7.000, the highest so far FCC Regulation of RadioBroadcasting to Receive Airing of radio broadcasting by the Federal Communications Commission will get a airing before con- gress when members return from a summer Chairman Wheeler of the senate Interstate Commerce committee announced Wheeler said he is in accord with a proposal by Senator Taft that not the the specifications for government restraints on He made it that he did not agree fully with Taft's con- tention in the senate yesterday that FCC regulations point toward mate of the radio works and the limitation of their freedom of in favor of free Wheeler told an I don't want that freedom to be regulated by a couple of chains that are owned and controlled by large financial interests in New York which have been guilty in the past of filling the air with propaganda on foreign policies with which they Antigo Man Charged With Draft Evasion Green U. S. Court Commissioner John Kchoe sued a warrant today charging Ro- bert A. Van Route 1, with failure to report to Board 58, for physical examination prior to induction into the armed Kehoe said Van Price was ed by FBI agents and was being held in the Langlade county He was scheduled to report to the Chicago board Feb. 8, but failed to do commissioner HOUSE KILLS CORN PRICE The house riculture by a 9 to 6 vote today killed a ure lifting the corn ceiling from to a Chicago Leaving to the administration the pressing problem of bringing more corn into the open the com- abandoned any immediate at- tempt at alternative This decision came after farm bloc members disagreed on whether it would be practicable to open the way for a rise in the corn ceiling by reimbursing farmers on corn sold since April 14 the was for the difference be- tween the price at which they sold the grain and any new ceiling House Group Hears Jonea The senate was tabled after the house group heard testimony by Marvin the new war food ad- in executive Rep. Hope ranking minority said do not want to go away without doing something to solve this We do not want to leave the food ad- hands There was some suggestion among the committee members that in event of a lifting of the present ceiling of might a reimbursement of farmers in the amount of the difference be- tween the figure at which they have sold corn since April 14 and any new ceiling Up to OPA Hope emphasized that if the war food administration and the office of price administration decided that an increase in the ceiling was necessary to bring corn into the then the PRICE 9 REDS LIMIT AXIS TO SMALL GAINS IN 3 DAY CLASH Nazi re- serves were reported pushing through smoke and dust along paths marked by wrecked machines and the dead today to bolster the Kursk plains offensive which the red army has limited to small gains in the Belgorod Russian forces slew destroyed or damaged tanks and shot down 649 planes during the first three days of the it was DNB dispatch subsequently broadcast from Berlin declared the Germans had destroyed 862 Soviet tanks and 847 aircraft in the last three Fortifications of the Belgorod area were in great and the southeast of Orel were back on their own mine the propaganda agency Attempt to Form Junction Nazi air force squadrons are at- constantly to the invasion armored columns under a new man plan of attack by which ler's high command hopes to pinch off the 60-mile-deep Soviet salient extending westward from The immediate assignment of the Germans obviously is to attempt a push north from Belgorod and south from 165 miles to a junction somewhere behind the rail Berlin military spokesman de- clared in a radio broadcast that tank battles yesterday in the area of Belgorod and south of Orel were greatest ever fought on the eastern Soviet dispatches said the mans were finding their objectives packed with red army men ined to fight to the death rather than give an The red air force was declared to be on at least an equal footing with that of the Tanks Versus Tanks The Russians for the most part are fighting tanks with stationary but also are employing tanks against Transocean dispatch by the Berlin radio said air forces were used on both sides in masses hardly ever witnessed before and that both Germans and Russians now employing tanks in unexampled German high command communique declared army and cal air forces destroyed more than 9 GIRAUD ARRIVES IN Cane in Gen. Henri Honore commander of French forces in North Africa and of the French Committee for National marches down the steps leading from the plane which brought him to He is followed by his staff to be welcomed by Adm. William D. Leahy and many ranking U. S. Giraud Discuss Future of May Install Pro-Allied Martinique Leader of a pro-allied tion in troubled Martinique was one of the prime subjects up for discussion today between Washington officials and Gen. Henri Honore of the French committee of national at in which crowds of persons demanded a break with Vichy and an alliance with the United were reported in a dispatch from Port of Get Road Oil For State County Trunks Wis. lem of supplying Wisconsin ties with sufficient road oil to lation a and the APPROPRIATIONS Washington senate passed and sent to the White House today a second deficiency appropriations in which it agreed to abandon its amendment to revive the federal crop insurance It acted on a conference report adopted earlier by the Calendar Almost Clear Passage left only the 224 war agencies and the supply bills on the appropriations The principal issue remaining was the proposal giving the lawmakers hiring and firing power over war agency employes in higher ary As this passed the senate it would require confirmation of paid a year or President Roosevelt called the pair and maintain trunk highways damaged during the winter has been solved through agreement with the federal public roads William E. member house took a decided stand against it on several Seek Compromise Anxious though to clear the decks and quit for the summer legislators of the state highway a movement to compromise announced I the retaining the The state commission met here i ciple expounded by Senator yesterday with representatives lar the federal agency and the sin county highway association and adopted a formula under which counties will receive 800 gallons of bituminous material for each mile of county If this allotment is not enough to take care of county needs application for further plies may be filed with the public roads O'Brien Rep. who fought the original drew up an amendment to the war His idea requires confirmation of only war agency workers earning a Those on the payroll before July 1 would be left Those hired since then and until Nov. 9 Take Possession of Streets favoring the Fighting French leader General Charles De viere reported to have taken possession of the streets of Fort-De-France for two Gendarmerie sent to disperse the dispatch left the Giraud is. in Washington as the government's on a military He arrived late En route from Giraud stopped at San Puerto where he was able to learn from Vice Admiral John H. U. S. MARTINIQUE TO the Associated The Berlin radio reported today in a Vichy dispatch that the French foreign ministry was drawing up a communique likely will an- officially the secession of Martinique from It said it was expected that Ad- miral Georges Vichy high commissioner at in a few hours will have to vield to pressure from dissidents and Ickes Challenges Editorial Regarding Strike Settlement Axis Says Allies Mass Mediterranean Fleet The Berlin radio reported today that battle units of the allied Mediterranean forced by recently arrived American cruisers aircraft had left leading the position that the American allied commander is preparing for an at- tack against The broadcast declared that the in addition to strong trations of warships and have 44 infantry divisions and 15 to 20 tank formations poised between Morocco and New York Solid Fuels Administrator in a letter published in the New York Times challenged a recent editorial by that newspaper that the is in is that it must accept John L. terms because it is eiless to do anything Disputes Statement dispute that said in the simply is not true that the government is ing the mines on John L. The fact is that the miners are working on terms dictated by the Assorting that he was that the miners would be the last to claim tbat they have won a seem to overlook the fact that the mines were turned over to me under the president's order on May 1. They have been in the control of the government ever since that You not only overlook this you appear to be deliberately trying to create the impression that the government un- to operate the mines only after John L. Lewis and his low officials had announced that while they would not work for the operators they would work for the At the tune of that very announcement the miners had been working for the when they since May 1." Times Answers The in an editorial on the same answered the letter by stating that has made no attempt to the older of the war labor board requiring Lewis to sign a contract returning the men to work for the private and by repeating the statement to which Ickes took commander of Caribbean of the offer by Admiral Vichy French high at to negotiate a change of Hoppenot Negotiates With Robert The Algiers which Giraud heads jointly with has invested Giraud's diplomatic in with ex- powers to negotiate with It also has named a commander of the armed forces in the Hi Gen. Henri to supercede Robert in that Washington officials insist with Robert are a matter for the French committee to carry but acknowledged interest m seeing that a administration be established on CHECK CARS FOR NEW USE STAMPS More than 225 whose drivers failed to display the new series auto use were ged with mimeographed notices by agents of the internal revenue de- here in the 24 hour period ending Wednesday the office in the federal building here ed Run Out of Slips list could have been ed if we hadn't run out of the no- tice a spokesman for the federal agency said Later when more forms are all cars in the community will be this spokesman Those who received notices day and Wednesday are warned that every where a slip was affixed to a the license number was taken and the car again will be checked to determine whether the owner bought his little yellow also are advised that ter July 31 the auto use stamps no longer will be purchased at but can be obtained by consin people only through the of- fice of the collector of internal revenue in a prolonged application which requires its and other It also will be- necessary for getting stamps after July 31 to prove de- finitely that the automobile in question was not used during this 2 NEW LANDINGS MADE ON NEW GEORGIA ISLAND Allied Headquarters in tralia United States jungle fighters battled within six miles of the nese air base of Munda from two new landing points on New Georgia in the central Solomons area where the enemy's hold has been weakened by a crushing naval The new landings were dis- closed today by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in a communique which also contained the news that in the warship engagement during the darkness of July 5-6 above Munda in the Kula gulf at least nine and possibly 11 Japanese cruisers and destroyers were sunk against the loss of the cruiser U. S. S. Occupy Observation Hill The growing weight of the fic offensive began to tell against Japan at the other end of the 700- miler arc as General Arthur announced that in the le fight on the approaches to the Japanese air base of New Australian troops cap- tured Observation hill between and after its ese defenders had been killed or de- moralized by 106 tons of bombs dropped in less than 45 minutes by allied The new landings which ed the peril to Munda were made today's communique dis- After American warships in the Kula gulf had shelled supply base at age before dawn the troops swarmed ashore at Rice four miles northeast of That landing point is above Fighting Along River Monday other American forces stormed ashore at six miles east of They ned out in patrols and latest re- ports were that some of them were fighting the Japanese along the It was before dawn the following morning that American warships made contact in the Kula gulf above the scene of the latest ing operations with a Japanese The surprised enemy was struck swift and telling blows by the guns of our today's que American Corsair fighters were in the air yesterday patrolling above Rendova which we seized June 30 within artillery ling distance of and over IN 9 Chinese Report They Have Japs On the Run troops have the Japanese from a ince border town which the invaders occupied a week and started them on a general retreat a high command communique said Several hundred casualties were reported inflicted in a brisk Chinese begun last remaining are being rounded while retreating troops were waylaid and attacked by Chinese the communique trouble sticking the stamps to the ber that plain saliva won't do the The stamp has to be wot and the thing is to the inside of the remove the old place the new stamp on and squeeze it ly to the removing all air Subject to Fine Just one more If yon fool around with your Uncle Sam any by postponing purchase of the little Liberty you can walk into a just as easy as So Ret the get the mation needed and fill in the write your name across it in heavy and copy the stamp number onto jour so you'll have five dollars worth of evidence in case you do lose it. Investigate at Modern Cleaners Joe Rasch Placed On Parole for Year Joe town of Grand was sentenced to serve a year in the county but was im- mediately paroled to the state de- of public in Judge Frank W. court late arrested by County Traffic Tony Hentz on a charge of driving an automobile without a driver's was taken on a re- statute as an habitual Police were today investigating a minor burglary at the plant of the Modern 241 Oak which was broken into time between 1 and o'clock this Only thing missing was a but other articles of clothing were strewn on the and slips were ing else was Entrance was gained by the back after a hole had been cut in the screen door through which the hook could be proprietor of the told police that he stopped at the plant about 1 a. m. and found everything in order at that 47 McCoy Soldiers Pick Rice Lake Peas Rice Wis. A de- of 47 soldiers from Camp McCoy arrived yesterday to assist in harvesting and processing the pea crop in Barron The diers are being used at the Barron plant and at of the J. B. THE WEATHER For Warmer east and extreme south portions little change in Friday WARMER Today's Weather Maximum temperature for 24- hour period ending at 7 a. 84; minimum temperature for 24-hour period ending at 7. 56; ature at 7 a. m. 61.