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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - August 7, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Showers Weather Detail on fata Two AUGUST 1942 Indians Appeal To Chiang KaiShek And Maisky In Fight For Independence 7 work ing committee of the AllIndia Congress party voted today to ap peal to President Gen eral Chiang KaiShek and Ivan Russian ambassador to to support its demands that Great Britain grant India im mediate Maulana Abdul Kazan president of the was au thorized to dispatch the appeals as soon as the congress committee passes upon a resolution calling for a mass campaign of passive re sistance to continued British Endorsement of the backed by Mohandas was regarded as a foregone con Gandhi himself sent a message to the Chinese today to let China know that this struggle is as much for her defense as it is for Indias He declared that In dias ability to give effective as sistance is dependent on her free In an incongruous setting under a canvas tents big the 360 militant committeemen assembled to begin deliberations for throw ing into motion what may become Indias grimmest bid for indepen They had Gandhis own word again last on the eve of the that the time for non violent action is now and that partys smaller working commii tee calling for a vast movemen under Gandhis generalship independence were Onl Gandhi can and unles some unforseen hitch arises ove this week end to change his min the stamp of approve was taken as a All that Bombay was askin was When would mass disobec ience begin Highway stoppages The shunning of dealings with for eigners Even a general strike And Gandhi gave the word sim ply that a general strike was no outside my Turn to Page 2 WAR AID SENT TO AUSTRALIA TERMED TRICKLE GENERAL MacARTURS Aug 7 States equipmen sent to Australia is a trickle which could be replaced by thre days of Americas war production according to an authoritativ source who cannot be specifically He was h to disclose the exact figure because of military bu lie declared Australia was carrying her own load and any view tha time would show what strengtn Feat sacrifices were being mad the congress could marshal from1 arfs elsewhere for Aus his masses of tralias defense were unwarranted Other areas are not being strippet of war goods for her he No Hint of Wavering There was not the slightest bin from Gandhis headquarters of any His latest statement seemed merely to reiterate that Britain must yield as she has wait to grant in dependence after the see the congress party act Neither was there any doubt that the committee would adop the resolution sent to it from the AIR RAID 1LNETTMY Arrangements Are Complete for Tonights Blackout With preparations complete for tonights first practice blackout in Adrian at 10 Chief Air Raid Warden Kuney has called a meeting of all wardens in the city at the Adrian high school Tuesday night at 8 He requested that every one of the 200 odd air raid wardens be on Flawsthat may creep into to nights blackout will be discussed along with any particular problems encountered by individual wardens as they patrol their assigned In addition plans will be perfected for a blackout next Wednesday night at 11 oclock that will cover all of southern Michigan as well as parts of Illinois and Karl civilian defense di received official notice of next weeks blackout In addition to the air raid siren records that will be broadcast from the Baptist Church tonight factory whistles will be blown in short blasts to signalize the blackout The sirens on the trucks at the Adrian fire department also will be sound ed to help spread the Three of the trucks will be sent to auxil iary fire stations in the city where they will be met by auxiliary fire The sirens will be sounded at oclock to give a three min ute This afternoon a sound car was to tour the city giving Adrian resi dents final instructions concerning tonights DOWNS 4 JAP PLANES Hawaiian Air 7 American Flying Fortress on a secret mission The Australian and American or public has been somewhat confus ed concerning the situation be cause of necessary he but he said he could disclose that the greatest part o the defense forces of Australia are The incident to this defense from aboard wouU scarcely compensate for Austral ian troops that are in other war he Although in the air a much greater relative percentage o strength in the southwest Pacific is it is when compared with American he As to United States he these would little more than balance the losses of services Australian ships Norman the Mel bourne Heralds war correspon asserted today that the time had come for some very plain speaking on the subject of mili tary aid to We do not want another Ma another yet I say all the potentialities are he Our capacity to defend Australia depends upon the aid we receive from the United For the time at the most offensive minded of all Allied has seen placed in the position where apparently he cannot take the of The United Stateshas consid ered that this in the wid er strategy of global must 3lay a secondary role for the bal ance of Nations Police Force Increased 7 nations police force has been in creased 175 per cent through for mation of auxiliary the Fed eral Bureau of Investigation re ported today on the basis of a sur vey of 408 cities of or more The FBI said that on April 30 it had found regular police employees and auxiliary If these figures were rejected to include all us ng the usual estimate of the total of aux liaries enrolled under to Japaneseheld Wake Island ujiuer me wartime home defense program would stroyed four of six Japanese around special officers which rose to attack it and average of auxiliaries for the turned to its base with three was placed at for each 1 holes as the only of The Pacific A fifth enemy plane had the highest with ivas destroyed and the for each while followed the fortress to a point east north centra states trailj miles from was given with t a 5050 chance to make its way back to its base because of the prevailing bad FBI reported also that it had r added sets of fingerprints to its civilian file during the three The attack occurred last ended June bringing total to t s Hospital Is Ready For Blackout Special Window Screens Prepared Blackout screens which were private rooms of the new pared as early as last and the flashlights carried j will be used for the first tune nurses in the old The J night when the Emma Bixby hospital participates in the lights which are a regular feature of the hospital are placed on the wall close to the floor and blackout The screens were designed by Miss Pearl superintendent of the only enough light to permit c one to walk safely through the j They will be used tonight j consist of a heavy tar paper when it is the desire of the c by wooden frames which are All other lights through1 to fit specific windows in the These will be used in the delivery and the including those in the will be extinguished t for the full 15minute rooms to completely shield only does the hospital have the outside lights which must own blackout arrangements but 5 necessity be on when the room also has an individual air raid in Emergency lights which are controlled by separate batteries Rollin hospital who has received his v wardens certificate and will be e have been placed in the the blackout duties P delivery and emergency rooms to be used hi the event of the a each of the nurses on the night c light power being discontinued has been assigned a definite c flu ictus for a specific location and t In addition to the lights It is the hope of Miss Wor will be used in these rooms in and her staff that actL the only lights in tonight will permit full coti hospital will be the night lights with the blackout w PRICE 3 THE FIGHT GOES ON Describing the resistance of her Queen Wil helmina told a joint session of the Congress in Wash that the fight goes To her left on the rostrum is Alben Barkley and to the right Bloom and be hind her left to right are Alfred Bulwinkl speaker pro and Vice President Henrj Man at extreme left is a Senate employee Germans A re Forced Back In Don Bend Reds Hold Southwest Of Stalingrad DELEGATES SELECTED BY Plan to Hold Night Schools In Grange Halls Endorsed The Lenawee County Pomona range endorsed a plan to hold night schools for farmers in var ous parts of the county at its meet ng held last night in the Madison Grange The Lenawee County ouncil of agriculture and the voca ional agriculture teachers are ar ranging the schools to be held dur ng the winter and subordinate ranges were asked to donate the use of the halls for this By taking the schools to the halls nstead of holding them in city or illage schools it is expected to conserve tires and gasoline and probably to have a larger attend At the business session conducted ty James the Wil iam Sell of Madison and Rau of Gorman were elected omona delegates to the state con ention to be held in Adrian the ast week in Marr nnounced the county convention o be held September 3and the Masters and Lecturers Club meet ng the fourth Tuesday evening in at the Woodstock Grange Turn to Page 7 Order for 100 to Be Placed By Navy Soon 7 hairman Donald Nelson sail oday the WPB had approved con truction by Henry wes oast of 500 huge ype flying with an initia rder for 100 to be placed by the avy The other 400 70ton cargo car ying planes will be built Nelson if the initial program is ac omplished successfully in Kaisers acific coast shipbuilding This is all contingent upon the onstruction not interfering with ur combat plane Nel in Asked whether WPB believed it could be done without hampering war plane production he T have least we can Nelson said Kaiser now in Wash would go to the coast and then come back and tell us what materials and facilities he when he can get and where he will build Other WPB officials said they believed Kaiser planned to con struct the big sky freighters at on San Francisco Nelson said no other builder would participate in the program under present FAVOR WAGE STABILIZATION 7 of the CIOs United Aircraft and Agricultural Imple ment Workers Union were on rec ord today for a national program to stabilize At their annual convention yes terday they adopted unanimously a resolution condemning the na tional War Labor Board for failing to effect such a They advocated a program which would raise sub standard eliminate all inequalities on a regional and national basis and reduce labor and compensate workers for loss of in come through the gouging of high The resolution accused the War Board of having fallen vic im to a fallacious theory that true wage stabilization was Instructions For Tonights Blackout Blackout from 10 to Short blasts on Baptist Church siren and factory whistles will begin sounding warning at Long blast denoting all clear will sound at Air raid wardens are to patrol tiieir assigned make certain that lights arc that traffic is hailed and that pedestrians are off the Auxiliary firemen will report io the same stations they did for the Civil Air Patrol mock air raid at Scotts Garage on West Maumee Matthes Coal Company on East Maumee Rineharts Garage at Erie and Center Auxiliary policemen will be assigned to traffic They will report at the city hall at 9 Members of the Adrian squadron of the Civil Air iruchfirge of Commander will meet city airport on Division Street where first aid quarters will be set up and a radio watch and guards IF AT Turn out or completely shield all Turn off all Do not use the Keep IF A Seek shelter in nearest Avoid crossing a Do not light matches or use flashlight in the Obey orders from IF IN AN Pull to the curb and stop Extinguish all Lock car ignition but not Set hand brake of the Stay where you are until all clear PRESIDENT IS STILL READING TESTIMONY ON NAZI SABOTEURS 7 The White House said today thai the President has not yet conclud ed his reading of the testimony in the case of the eight alleged Nazi This statement was read to re porters by William an assistant In response to inquiries about reports that Mr Roosevelt had decreed death for six and clemency for two Nazi agents tried by a military tribunal on charges that they came to this country to sabotage vital war ac Roosevelt had disclosed Tuesday that he expected to spend at least two or three days review ing evidence and findings of the military trial He is the sole reviewing authority who will pass on the commissions sen White House officials declined to amplify the brief statement by There remained a possibility that Roosevelt himself might dis cuss the case a bit more fully at a press conference later There had among persons been speculation informed on the progress of the secret military trial that if any clemency were t probably would be for George John Dasch and Ernest Peter Bur Turn to Page 9 PUT ON PROBATION 7 Judge Earl Pugsley today plac d Harry chief investigat r under former ProsecutorvDuri an on probation and him to pay court osts in the Wayne county vice con piracy Colburn pleaded guilty and turn d states evidence against his ormer who was SIEPHAN IS SENT PRISON Ill Bet All the Tea In I Wont Hang He Declares By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Stephan began today in closely guarded con finement the 68 days of life that remain to him before he must go to the gallows for treachery to America in time of Guards of the federal prison at from which Stephan was brought yesterday to hear his death resumed their 24hour watch over the man for whom time is running out because a court of his adopted government found him of trea That was the only word from the True to a custom of years during which little has ever jeen said of inmates at of icials of the institution gave out no advices about A deputy federal how said that Stephan still boast ed that he would not Ill bet all the tea in China I wont Deputy John In ram quoted the prisoner as say ng on his way back to Turn to Page 2 10 JAP PLANES DESTROYED 7 ed States Army bombers attacked a Japanese airdrome near Canton destroying at least grounded enemy Joseph StilweUs head quarters announced The Japanese were taken com letely by a headquar ers communique Besides grounded lombers scored hits the air drome it the destruction Japanese of the 4 Saved From Fishing Part of 13 BAY 7 Ion vigil for victims of last Sunday shipwreck on Saginaw Bay is end ed with four persons save from the fishing party of 13 an the final accounting was less grim than it might have An unremitting search by Coas Guardsmen in the face of slim hopes for finding surviv ors was rewarded again yesterda when Eugene of Kaw and his 21 were found onLone Tree Islam four miles off The rescue of the wh told the now familiar story came a day after th rescue of Abraham La 32 of Bay who spent hour in the water with a life jacke holding him Doroth of Bay who swam seven miles to had bee the first to be The bodies of all nine of th drowning victims have been re Taken to a hospital in Bay City the Sauve couple related that the had decided to perish that was to but eventually with the aid of an improvised raf from the boaf reache their island It was on Tuesday thei third that the two reache a small island and fell into sleep of exhaustion in a marsh Mosquitoes drove them off th next they and they reached Lone Tree b swimming at times and agair walking on rocks for steppim Sauve hung his shirt on theroo of a hunting shack for a distres When he left the cabin yesterday he saw Coast Guard Meanwhil another Coast Guard boat ha sighted the signal and was comini to The couple that L Bean nad been with them on thei She when swept and Mrs Sauve tried to swim From his hospital bed in Stand La Bean related experience with waves four feet and he concluded with the remark Ill eave the Saginaw Bay to the fish Im going 40 mile from the after Both and Sauve wen badly burned from the sun and swollen from Mrs Sauve was cartied to the Bay City lospital on a stretcher after th Coast Guard had brought them to Au Their threeyearold was waiting or them at the By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The RAF ombed targets in Germany again ast striking at the Reich or the third successive night in raids which the Berlin radio saic Aere directed against western in dustrial The German broadcast did not mention the destruction of any of he raiders and there was no im mediate indication of the size of he attacking It from the fazi report that the Ruhr region of attacks on Tuesday and Wednesday again was the principal German raiders also were busy ver Britain again during the high explosives nd incendiaries including a new ype phosphorus fire at cattered points in East Anglia nd on the east coast of The raids were not on a heavy and although there some casualties first reports ndicated the number was not Turn Page 2 HELL COOPERATE 7 ff Presi ent William Green of the Amer can Federation of Labor indicat d yesterday that he was prepar d to cooperate with the CIO in rbitrating jurisdictional disputes threaten to interfere with ndustrys war He said at press confer nce that his international unions ad not empowered him to set up joint AFLCIO committee for rbitration but I will act when such power is del gated to TOBRUK ATTACKED 7 0P Allied eavy bombers attacked shipping id docks at the Axis supply base f Tobruk yesterday but otherwise lere was little air or land activ y on the Egyptian ritish headquarters reported to RAF operations over the enemy ines were on a reduced a ommunique while ground irces engaged inpatrol clashes War At A Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RUSSIA Germans report cap ture of three more towns in Cau reaching within 30 miles Maikop oil fields Russians sa main battles raging far to nort and that German airborne troop and equipment were annihilated a they DIPLOMATIC source report delegates of major Unite Nations gather in Moscow to dis cuss grand strategy of save Rus sia and win the again over Ruh region of industrial Germany fo attack on Germans bom university cities of Cambridge an Edinburgh Scotland and ma chined gun resort INDIA Threatening genera India leaders vote appea to United China and Russi to support their demands for im mediate bombers surpris Japanese at Canton de straying ten parked PACIFIC Reveal flyin fortress on mission to Japhel Wake island destroys four of six attacking returns 630 Passengers Maroonec Aboard Her Four Hours 7 ex cursion Theodore Roose rammed its Maumee Rive dock in downtown Toledo last mid causing damage so extensiv that the 630 passengers were ma rooned aboard ship nearly four am a half Police Glen Berning re ported that two Toledo women were neither critically when hurled to the vessels dec from a These he identi tied as Lucille am Lenore A fire de partment rescue squad removed hem on stretchers to a After a moonlight excursion in Maumee the threedeck operated by the BobLo Excursion was readying to dock when it suddenly lurched for The prow rammed through the and wood dock anc ploughed up nearly 20 feet on Engine room signals must have been mixed the officer said An investigation is under The ship stopped at an angle to he preventing from Coast guardsmen passengers police and firemen trussed two lad ders together and supportec by a coast guard provided a angplank for passengers between he vessels side entrance and the A tug later released the Cost Of Defense And War Needs 7 ompilation of congress fiscal ac ivity showed today that had been appropriated or authorized between June to une 1943 fon expenditure to irovide the nations defense and var The including a break own of both warnecessitated and lormal appropriations voted this were prepared by the Bureau f the Budget and were placed in he Congressional Record by Sen Glass and Can ion chairmen of the House and Senate appropriations Of the appropri ated during this session Cannon ointed out that approximately was earmarked for war purposes while approximately was tagged for ordi ary costs of in his analysis of the fig declared that Congress had educed appropriations for the nor mal activities of government by below last years and made increases in that ategory of et cut of In citing the threeyear total on the books for rar Cannon empha zed that the figure did not repre ent actual Appropriations and authoriza he need to be made ar in advance in order that pro grams of orders for naval merchant lips and all other wareffort re uirements may be integrated with he recruitment and training of and the long range lanning and conduct of the war n the various theatres of action ctcul and minor where war be STILL CRITICAL German DiveBombers Attack In Waves Along Northern Caucasus Front 7 its own huge tanks against the mechanized Nazi the Red Army checked the Germans today along the whole Stalingrad front in one of the greatest tank battles of the with infantry crush ed by the hundreds under the treads of the steel war battlefront dispatches said Only in the critical Belaya Glina sector 100 miles into the North Caucasus were the Russian de fenses still reported sagging be fore the big Axis There dive bombers blasted ceaselessly at the Russian lines as they tered the way for German By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS rein the Red army reported to day that its counterattacks had rolled the Germans back in the big Don Bend and said its tighten ed defense was holding against Axis assault southwest of and south of Kush chevka in the northwestern Cau The situation still was particularly along the north Caucasus battle front where divebombers were attacking in waves in an attempt to batter op enings for massed Nazi mechaniz ed The German high aking significant cognizance of he arrival of Red army reserves n mentioned largescale Russian use of tanks in the Cau casus for the first time and said the bolstered Soviet forces were counterattacking against German and Rumanian troops between the Sal and Don in the Don and in the Rzhev northwest of The Germans said they had nrown large air forces into a leavy defense in the ndicating that the scale of the Russian attacks there was consid The Berlin communique1 said Axis forces had penetrated deep er into the driving across the Kuban River to a point 30 miles northeast of the Maikop oil fields which produce seven per cent of Russias Account of Operations The Russian communique gave this account of operations at key points on the battlefront South of Kletskaya 80 miles northwest of Stalingrad our roops launched a number of counterattacks and pressed the enemy In the Kotelnikovski area 95 miles southwest of Stalingrad the Germans are sending in large numbers of tanks in an attempt to mash our Our troops lave repelled these South of Kushchevka 50 miles outh of Rostov the Germans aunched repeated attacks against mr positions but were repulsed rith heavy Speeding their drive for oil In the the Germans were reported today landing troopladen air transports and dropping fresh swarms of parachutists behind Sovjet lines in a costly expenditure if men and In the first officially reported ligscale attempt to put airborne roops down in the rear of Soviet lositions on the Caucasus battle the Russians said nine of 10 iig Junkers transports which land ed in one sector were set afire or mashed and the soldiers account ed for the last Turn to Page 2 Smith Denounces Admini stration 7 who seeks the Repub can nomination to the United tales opened his outstate peaking campaign here last night y denouncing policies of the na onal in a prepared said he tire problem could have been olved six months two ears it could have been aken out of the hands of the the and he international The solution of the tire prob he is the solution of many other which in clude transportation and If the farmer can have his share E the rubber it will in rease the farmers income one bil on dollars per Most of our ousing problems in industrial com munities are due to transportation If the tire situation can e taken away from the red we can have tires idustrial workers within sixty tires for lots of people in six and tires for everybody by Smith described or the Senate as his campaign crusade to ave America from boondoggling tupidity and bureaucratic tyr ;