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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - April 22, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Warmer Weather Detail on Two APRIL 1942 PRICE 3 SOZiE OF PATENTS Uses Wartime Power to Brush Aside All Technical Obstacles ACTION DRAWS PRAISE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS April 22 Americas war production effort burst through into new channels today under the impetus of a pres idential order seizing all enemy owned or controlled cluding German patents on the manufacture of synthetic rubber and President Roosevelt announced the seizure order yesterday at a press conference sandwiched in be tween a series of war councils with representatives of the United Na The coming in the midst of a congressional in vestigation of international patent was hailed on Capitol Hill by members of the investigating committee who said they might broaden proposed legislation to give the government greater con trol over A very salutary and necessary said Senator Pepper D a member of the invoking his war time emergency said legal and technical obstacles would be brushed aside and the several thousand patents controlled by Axis nations would be explored and developed whatever use they may be to America at The first he de was to And when the war is he went will not be permitted to revert to alien as they did after the First World Leo alien property cus disclosed that the Pres idents orders already were being carried researchers even now were studying onceforbidden processes for making artificial rub foods and fabrics as well as all kinds of electrical equipment and Diesel Turn to Page 9 Is Record Coflectlbn for Community Fund With their goal of less than organizers of the 1942 Community Fund drive opti mistically expect the end of the week to see the amount go over the The collected to date is more than Adrian has ever contributed to a community fund drive in the Although the campaign official ly ended last since the goal has been so nearly a spec ial committee will spend the next two days on a cleanup campaign and is confident that last minute contributions will make An Adrian which has contributed to the has an nounced it will donate an additional when is raised and another if the goal is Several including the GerityAdrian plants and Oliver In strument have yet to turn in their Three or four hundred dollars more is ex pected from special gifts and some divisions of the campaign will be The citizens of Adrian have contributed more now than ever before to a and we are confident that with a little more work we can reach our BEGINNING OF VICTORY GARDEN Its a tough this planning Victory Six year old Joy daughter of and Moore of 350 Budlong is shown in the first throes of gardening fever which is making itself felt this year more widely than ever Veteran gardners who have been raising their familys vegetables for years are planning to answer the appeal for more and better home gardens by enlarging their Rank amateurs who have yet to experi ence the thrill of their own handiwork also are going to be in the thick of Joy doesnt intend to take on the role of the Moore familys chief gardener because seeds and cultivated earth are too valuable to be turned over to her But she is mighty interested in seeds and plants and all things that grow and expects to give her dad plenty of moral assistance and possibly a bit of verbal prodding if the weeds begin to get out of The Telegram plans to keep track of Joy and the Moore Victory Garden as the season Machinery and Grain from In firmary Also Lost A fire of unexplained origin com pletely destroyed a large barn and ranary and damaged a garage on he grounds of the Lenawee Coun ty Tuberculosis Sanatorium south ivest of the city yesterday after The Adrian fire department was called at oclock but the arri was completely in flames by arrived anopthe firemen cpulafionly the fire from spreadingto the ither Guy at he sanatorium was oh the grounds when the fire was and aid several persons noticed it at the same Thar barn was Claude campaigi di said this The amount turned in so far may be broken down as general solici out of 367 special Adrian teachers S507 Adrian Girls Training factory heads and mana clubs and organiza industrial TO START MAY 5 April 22 The nations first rationing of food by stamps willstart May the Of fice of Price Administration an nounced with the first stamp good for purchase of one pound of sugar during the period May 5 to May In an order setting forth details of the sugar rationing OPA disclosed that allotments to res hotels and the like would be cut 50 per cent under the amount used last while bak beverage bot and ice cream and dairy pro duct producers would be limited to 70 per cent of past Household who will register at grade through out the country May be entitled to purchase one pound of sugar with each of the first four stamps in war ration book The first stamp Js valid May 5 second May the May 31June and the June Retail and wholesale establish ments handling sugar will regis ter at high schools April 28 and as will industrial and institutional completely destroyed within half an hour after the fire was discov The buildings were used almost entirely by the nearby county in A quantity of farm ma chinery stored in the barn was lost About two tons of straw in the barn and a large amount of wheat in the granary were also The wind carried the fire directly toward the other buildings in the back of the sanatorium but fire men were able to save the poultry house and most of the Fur niture from a house burned in that vicinity last week was stored hi the and it was not destroy The sanatorium lost a few spare beds in the The a brick is almost completely fireproof and was in no The 26 patients were not disturbed by the The firemen used all the water hi the tank on the truck and vol unteer workers formed a bucket brigade to supply water from a fish pond and well until a reserve supply was brought in milk As a precautionary measure the Consumers Power Company cut high tension wires which ran be tween the burning The machinery destroyed includ ed a grain corn grain tractor twohorse cultivator and a number of small miscellaneous The loss is covered by insurance but no estimate had been made of the damage this GERMANS ANNOUNCE THE EXECUTION OF HOSTAGES IN FRANCE Unoccupied April 22 authorities in Paris announced today the execution of a number of French hostages de scribed as Jews and persons responsible through solid arity in reprisal for alleged assass ination attempts against German soldiers on April 8 and Additional hostages will be shot unless the socalled terrorists are turned into the authorities within a the announcement Fail ure to do so also will result in the deportation of an additional several hundred persons to forced labor camps in eastern it The penalties announced in Par is apparently fell under the head ing of the further measures which Lieut Ernst von command in the Paris reserved the right to take af ter notifying the citys population yesterday that all of Paris would be placed under strict curfew for three AUCTIONS April Furniture auction at Fred See on Market April Auction sale east of Andy See on Market Pagt April auctioneer fcet See on Mar 5 Adrian Residents Accept City Appointments Official approval of changes re cently made in the Adrian police and fire departments was the main item of business to come before the city commission at its weekly meeting The meeting was held Tuesday because mem bers of the commission were called The addition of Maurice Vollmer and Henry Saylor to the fire de partment for a six months proba tionary period was approved as was the employment of Norman former deputy to fill Baylors unexpired term on the police The civil service commissions recommendation of Voll mer and Birger Johnson as eligi ble candidates for the fire depart ment positions was formally pre This recommendation was used in hiring the two added The commission recommended three men hi case one of the first two on the list turned down the Five persons who recently were appointed to serve on various city commissions notified sion of their willingness to Madge Millikui accepted her reappointment to the Bixby hospital commission for a fiveyear Gertrude Kirkpatrick and Peter J Ulrich accepted their reappointments to the park Alexander notified the com mission that he has accepted his reappointment to the library com Malcolm Linehan ac cepted his appointment to the board of FLIERS IIZEDJYfS Say They Were Forced Down Seeking to Reach Bases in FreeChina TO BE TAKEN TO SHANGHAI By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS April 22 radio including that at Bern in neutral car ried reports today that several United States fliers who raided Japan last week sought afterward to reach bases in Free China but were forced to make emergency landtags and fell into Japanese The Bern crediting the report to spokesman in said only that the fliers were captured after making emer gency but did not say A Vichy news agency broadcast qupted by at tributing the account to a Japanese army spokesman in said the planes came down in Jap aneseoccupied and that the fliers would be taken to Shanghai to meet newspaper It is believed here that Free China bases nearest Tokyo probably are at Lishui in southwest Ghekiang some miles from the Japanese The Jap anese air force has raided Lishui heavily several times TO ESCAPE IS JAILED May Be Tried for Treason Ex treme Penalty Is Death April 22 Max who allegedly suc cored an enemy of America in the worried in a county jail cell today over the calamity suddenly brought upon Once a smiling fellow who cracked jokes with patrons of his riverfront the 49 yearold German native was de pressed and plainly fearful The state had taken away his liquor His cafe was threat ened with being The gov ernment was considering whether to try him for for which death is the extreme So his cigar of apparent small wept in front of in He stumbled over his If hope when the war is they will let me out The FBI has accused naturalized of having helped Lieutenant Peter 21 yearold German army combat in his flight from a Canadian concentration District Attorney John Lehr said he would recommend a charge of trea Meanwhile a man believed to be who left here Sunday morn ing three days after escaping from the Canadian was held in San City police ar rested him yesterday in railroad No Indentification Papers The who resembled lacked identification papers and was being held incommunicado pending receipt of the escaped of ficers fingerprints from the Cana dian The FBI had said that Krug was believed fleeing to Mex hoping to go from there into South America and on to Iri his cell here Stephan talked at He related that he had fought in the German army in the first World that he had bought in defense bonds last Often he wiped away to Page 2 Will Cheer At Patriotic Rally Spirit of 25 Years Ago Re called as City Prepares for Legion Gathering Its a country worth fighting for and its a country worth cheering the sentiment some persons of Lenawee county will display night when they gather at the Adrian armory for the American Legion patriotic That feeling about the good old U is not a brand new 1942 because there are still lenty of men and women around who remember that 25 years ago in the first World War the same spirit gripped the eople of the Munty and rallied them in partiot le support of the boys at the front Nail the Stars and Stripes id the Kaisers is the song that was on the lips of nearly ev ery Adrianite in the spring of 1917 after viewing the home talent show of and They staged and performed in Somewhere in a patriotic musical com edy that was so good that it opened For a one night stand and ran for 13 John John Harry ind a lot of others who took part n the show can tell you that it was a play that really caught The 13 12 in Adrian arid one in netted more than they and all was to a fund for the men in John Nixon will be on the stage again tomorrow night to revive some of the nationwide hits of the first World Theres a Long and a whole lot of others that have become American folk Twentyfive years ago there was no nationwide radio hookup to urge the populace of the country to invest in war but instead patriotic leagues carried the same message the In this county the league was headed by Robert and Harry Clarke Bald Theodore and other prominent men of the county bar toured the county to urge the buying of were called minute men They and took the stage for only three or four minutes at a That stirring enthusiasm of 25 years ago will be aroused again tomorrow night and the public re sponse will be just as hearty as it was ra dio commentator and war analyst for the Detroit will be the principal speaker and his topic will Spots in The meeting will begin at 8 Early arrivals will be en tertained by band Relays Queen Kay Abernathy of Dal has been named queen of the 1942 Drake to be held in Des April 24 and She had also been selected as Texas relay Declares Joint Staff Has Ex isted for Years April 22 chiefs of staffs a target of critics who seek oneman lead ership of the three fighting serv is pictued by Prime Minister ChurchiJl as a closelyknit unit progressively reorganized and ex panded in the light of war experi A white paper issued last night declared that a joint advo cated from time to time in parlia ment and the has in fact ex isted for Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden asked parliament members yester day to withhold judgment of the existing organization until they had studied the white It was formulated after charges in some influential circles that a lack of adequate coordination among sea and air forces had contrib uted to British reverses in Pacific war After issuance of the white pa the London News Chronicle held that it was not but threw a useful light on the sub ject The News Chronicles military writer declared the document in satis the staffsofcthe three serviced bine in joint there Is an essential need for a single execu tive authority to coordinate at the top the operations for which the three chiefs of staff are separately Turn to Page 2 PLEADS GUILTY TO STAMP April 22 case of worth of postage stamps was closed today officially after Philip former supervisor of the state bureau of social had pleaded guilty in Ingham county circuit court to embezzling worth of Attorney General Herbert Rushton said he had halted an in vestigation of theft of the stamps with Callahans admission of All I wanted was to get the fel low at the Rushton Circuit Judge Charles Hayden said he would sentence Callahan later after receiving a probation officers Callahan was re leased on Callahan abandoned his fight yes terday against the accusation of embezzlement after a clerk in the state bureau testified he drew or more in small denomination stamps from the office supply month or six weeks for approxi mately two After a luncheon recess the ex amination in municipal court was halted and Callahan waived a hear ing on the first of nine The first count accused him of em bezzlement while a public officer and was the most serious of the It carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison or Turn to Page 2 STRIKE AGAIN By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS April 22 British Commandos raided the German held French coast near Boulogne this drove back the Ger mans guarding the coast and with drew after two British com bined operations headquarters an In the first combined operations raid since the attack on Na the Commandos ranged throughout the French coastal re gion testing the German defenses and collecting military informa the announcement A naval force accompanying the Commandos was said to have dam aged a German trawler which at tempted to intercept the striking second trawler was re ported set Combined operations headquar ters said British casualties were light Bulkeleys PT41 Lies in Wait For Jap Warships in Philippines April 22 Warning to Japanese warships in Philippine waters Lieut John Bulkeleys PT41 is hiding somewhere in the thous ands of miles of islands and junglescreened anchorages of the Philippine anx ious to fight cruisers and destroy or whole fleets of The Navy announced last night that two of Bulkeleys flotillaof motor torpedo boats made a night attack on a Japanese light cruiser protected by four In In the face of strong fire from the overwhelming Japanese force the tiny American boats seriously dam aged the light cruiser and left it The attack was made during re cent operations near the island of said the Navy which offset somewhat the Armys disclosure that nearly Na tional Guardsmen from nine states were among the or so Amer ican and Filipino defenders who were wounded or taken prisoner on Only 107 guardsmen were evacuated to Cor regidor when Bataan There was a possibility that the cruiser which the Navy reported torpedoed was the same one the Army reported sunk on April 10 hi a torpedo boat attack on a fleet of five warships and ten transports off Although naval officials were unable to say definitely whether the two announcements were it was suggest ed that the actions may have been since the Navy statement made no mention of If here is the score which Bulkeleys mosquito fleet has made against the Japanese navy One cruiser sunk and one cruis er probably sunk near Cebu and two Japanese vessels and one unidentified Japanese warship torpedoed in Manila and Subic Inthe foray against the war fleet off Cebu Bulkeley pitted the PT41 and the PT34 against the 30 5inch and 6inch and the scores of machineguns of the Jap anese cruiser and His two boats were forced to retire after damaging the The PT34 went ashore on but the PT41 The Navy also announced that the which was at was believed to have been destroyed to prevent capture by the Whether Bulkeley has any boats remaining hi addition to the PT41 was not The Army said the following Na tional Guard units were fighting on Bataan on April 9 The 200th Coast com posed entirely of New Mexico troops and numbering about Three officers and 104 en listed men of this regiment escap ed to The 192nd Tank made up of from 700 to 800 men from Ohio and Ken The 194th Tank 700 to 800 men from Mis California and Washington Red Army Stands Ready for Major Battle By HEMKX CASSIDT April 22 XP snowline is rolling stead ily laying bare a large part of the SovietGerman but the Red army stands ready for the next major clash of arms and the Nazis seem in no hurry to start it In a flight over the Caucasus and eye view 6f The land now is fit for large scale operations in the though the longpromised Ger man spring offensive has failed to come The initiative in local which characterized the win ter remains in the hands of the Here is how the fields look from the air The and dry under a warm The Volga region opposite the lower but a cool wind tempers the The Volga opposite the upper Ukraine Stretches of mud and but drying The Volga opposite the central of snow and ice now It is only at Leningrad and along the northern front that winter still is holding sway it is there that much of the action now is taking A review of dispatches indicates that the Red Armys winter counterattacks disrupted to some extent the Germans plans spring forcing them to bring up reserves and delaying ef forts to get a major push under Turn to Page 2 More Troops Coming to Johnson Declares NEW April 22 JP Because the defense of India is of vital concern to the United States troops already are in India and more will Louis head of the United States advisory mission told a press conference Johnsons reference to troops now in India presumably meant the air force under Lewis Brereton which already had struck effective blows at the The technical skill of the Unit ed States to the extent to which you will accept be applied to the problem he Of Sir Stafford Crippss unsuc cessful mission to seek Indian ap proval of Britains plans for her future Johnson said only that there is going to be a John son version of the but the time for that version has not ar rived as Johnson declared that the United Nations saw the war as an calling for victory and not as a European war with an Asiatic The sending of an American technical a press is further evidence of the realization in my own United States and in the United Nations that this is one war and not a European war with an I want to be put on record that it is hot the should say it is not the strategic the allied nations to accept defeat on one front so as to assure victory on anotherV 4 JAP T FIGHTERS Units Praised for Raids on Ra Salamaua ALLIED HEADQUARTERS In April 22 headquarters announced today that fighter planes defending Port New shot down four Japanese Zero fighters in a raid on that strategic port by enemy planes Allied in an attack on New yesterday caused numerous fires among wharves and buildings of the Jap aneseheld island it Lieut George commander of Allied air forces in the southwest said units based in North Australia were doing a hell of a fine job raiding Rabaul and He had just returned from an extended Theyre all the more confident now that they have got protection and are getting things Gen eral Brett Everything is on the up and up in developing Australia as a base for longrange Theair leader said he knew nothing about raidson but the recent bombing expedition against bases inthe Australia waa said to coming now that an initial shortage of materials and equipment been Urges AHOut Citizen Effort for Civilian Defense GRAND April 22 Citizens of Michigan have the word of Governor Van Wagoner that the war is going to revolutionize their modes of life and a demand from him to get boiling mad at The in an address ex traordinary for its pleaded last night for an allout enrollment on Michigans part in civilian defense and warned that hard days lay Addressing a victory rally in the Civic Governor Van Wagoner said Get boiling Hitler and anything that stands in the way of destroying him and his The victory rally came after a day long conference of Western Michigan civilian defense work We cannot we cannot we cannot even debate some issues if we are going to win this Van Any thought that keeps us from giving wholehearted support to the war is a fifth column Asking for 100 per cent enroll in civilian the gov ernor said just and you will get an Whatever your place in you have a war job to he Nothing in life is worthwhile un til Hitler and his kind are wiped off the face of the Van warning of sever ities in the said there will be few families which will not see a son or a father or a brother march off to Turn to VAN Page 2 Would Permit Him to Set License Draft All Manpower LEGION DRAFTED MEASURE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS April 22Chair nian May DKy of the House Military Committee introduced legislation yesterday to allow the President to fix license in dustry and draft all the nations manpower during the He said the legislation was draft ed by tiie American Legion and in troduced at its The bill would permit the Presi dent by proclamation make it unlawful to sell or otherwise contract for any or thing enumerated in the proc lamation ata higher compensation or reward than was in effect on a date designated in the proclama May said he did not know er the language would give the President wagefixing Registration of all persons in the country would be required by Presidential and the registrants would be subject to government service in capacities designated by the President Stambaughs Statement The Legion made public a state ment from its national comman Lynn saying A rising spiral of living an imminent threat of currency in flation if not the actual beginnings of such and numerous delays in war production arising from varied demonstrate the immediate need for united and unselfish war effort by estab lished by law under the authority of the President as commanderin Stambaugh with an anxious eye on the White the Ways and Means Committee started work to day a new tax bill which many House members said likely would contain some form of general sales Turn to Page 9 Bishop Page Is Dead In Ann Arbor ANST April 22 re the Episcopal dio cese of Michigan and one of the countrys best known at his home here last night Bishop who had been ill six would have been 76 years old May He retired as bishop in 1939 after having admin istered the diocese for 15 but he still headed the northern Michi gan diocese as provisional Despite Bishop Pages age and his his death was unexpect He had been snowing steady said Henry Lew rector of St Andrews church Bishop loyal to ecclesiasti cal forms of the achieved prominence partly for his espousal of liberalized canons on divorce and He was sledom hesi tant to argue an issue in church or in As chairman of the Episcopal commission on divorce and he proposed the church liberalize its marirage divorce laws and was at all times eager to uphold his opinions on the Bishop a native of Rox was graduated from Harvard University in 1888 and in 1891 received his bachelor of di vinity degree from the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Cam He was ordained that FIRE DESTROYS GARAGE AT CLAYTON RESIDENCE Special to The Telegram April Adrian rural fire department was called to the home of Oakleigh Dilworth of Clayton at this afternoon when fire of undetermined origin was discovered in the The Clayton fire department also re sponded and the fire was extin guished with the building partially A quantity of furniture and other supplies was lost in the The fire was discovered by a who turn ed in the The fire spread to the roof of the Dilworth but the firemen extinguished it with little Another Draft Contingent Leaves As Friends Crowd Station One minute they were standing on the station platform surrounded by some relatives and receiving farewell admonitions and best The Adrian high school band struck up a The next minute they were whisked away into the night on the Detroit Arrow to be drilled and molded into integral parts of Uncle Sams Army that eventually will number three of four million Some of them may be rejected in Detroit today but there was a deep rooted feeling that most of them would A brief traffic tangle resulted at the Wabash Many a heart was but still in a sense because another Lenawee county draft contingent was on the The scene has been enacted many times at the Adrian armory and the Wabash station since the first group was drafted for military service but on each it the atmosphere more friends and draftees become more more Tears were wip ed away last night with steady Some of the boys hi the draft contingent were highly Just give us two weeks at those one young fellow a bit arti ficially stimulated Thats all well two Well fix those dirty soand Turn to Page 6 ;