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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - August 27, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN ILY TEL AUGUST 1942 Cooler Weather Details oa Pace Two ML BE EVIDENT AT COUNTY FAIR Navy and Coast Guard Wil Have Recruiting Booths on Grounds PATRIOTIC MEETINGS SET When the 65th annual Lenawee County Fair opens at the Adrian Fairgrounds September 21 for six a new note of patriotism and war consciousness will be added to the usual tempo of the event Be cause of the wars somi of the regular exhibits will be in creased in size while others will be will tend to recognize the fact that th United at The fair will contain several fea tures are direct results o the For representa tives of the Navy and of the Coas Guard will be in charge of recruit ing Sound films describing and picturing each of these two divisions of the armed forces wil be shown at both of the booths Encouraging the sale of stamps and bonds at a special booth for their promotion will be an American Dick LaClare who suffered 27 wounds at Pearl Patriotic Meetings Also representative of this years interest in the war are the short patriotic meetings which are being planned to precede the main pro gram each night Promoted by the city of it is intended to feature a different program of this kind every The wars influence will also mean an increase in the number o livestock Due to the fact that the Michigan State Fair annually held in Detroit has been canceled this some of the stock exhibits planned originally fo the State Fair will be included in the Lenawee The ex hibits have been increased in this manner while the junior entries for this year have also shown an According to Ralph president of the Lenawee County Fair six ad ditional each of which is 40 feet by 60 feet have been provid ed to take care of these surplus livestock On the other exhibits of automobiles and machinery will be decreased in number at the 1942 Only two or three Adrian car dealers will be represented by displays of The majority of will feature used car Booths All Taken Regular visitors at the fanwill find many familiar The 30 booths available in the Mer chants for all have been The Fruit and Floral Hall will be filled to capacity Several new concessions will be Included among the fairs features and approximately 150 concessions in all have been signed up for the entertainment of the fairs Horse races will be featured dur ing the last four days of the Entertainment in the evening oi the first day of the will be highlighted by a presenta tion of the National Barn Dance a radio revue from station The program will feature Lulu Belle and supported by a large cast of WLS As plans for the fair be gan hi January after the annual meeting of the Michigan Associa tion of Fairs and are now coming along exceptionally accord ing to He added that the city of Adrian and the county are cooperating 100 per cent with the fair association and that hi spite of the the usual high attend ance is PRICE 3 TANKS GET DESERT TRAINING These hardhitting M3 tanks will be among hundreds participating in large scale maneuvers on a vast California desert next men and machines will be subjected to a blistering heat intended to all the demands of modern combat The tanks are being put through preparatory trials for the larger maneuvers to BATTLESHIP IOWA IS Can Fire Faster and Farthei Than Any Ship Afloat NEW 27 assistant secretary of th declared at the launching o the new month ahead of today that th ship could fire faster and farthe than any other ship afloat In an address delivered at th launching in the Brooklyn Navy Bard said the mighty man ofwar was the third to bear th name One of her predecessors helper Dlast the Spanish fleet at Santiagc he Another wa scrapped in 1923 in the name o peace that existed only in the minds and hopes of honor able Since he thi Japanese and the Germans had built stealthily and but guarantee they have never fashion ed such a weapon as this The assistant secretary declared that the new manofwar was a veapon that is far advanced over he battleships that were sunk a Pearl This is no mere ship you have urned out he I s a with Americas fu ture willbe written on the pages of This he definitely would not be She woul take her in Americas nighty 7ocean postwar navy to lelp long as her guns will lasting and honorable eace with freedom and decency or 14DAY FURLOUGH Climaxing a 14day furlough he Lenawee county men who were nducted into the Army August n Detroit will leave tomorrov morning to begin active military service at Fort The group will meet at in the Adrian armory on West Maumee Street and will leave by bus for Battle reek at This group forms the first contingent of the selective ervice boards quota for the month f August Members of the induc ion group leaving Adrian at onight who pass the final physica xaminations in Detroit tomorrow vill be used to fill the remainder f the These men will begin ctive duty in about two Although long Miles Adrian and Australian Mothers Have Common Bond In Soldier Sons Someone once described war as being the leveler of human exist reducing social distinctions to one great common denominator and strengthening the bonds of common Those who doubt it will be convinced after talking with Elliott of 967 Michigan Shell tell them about how the common emo tion of motherly love can make two both friends across some It seems that Elliotts son Keith is stationed with the United States armed forces somewhere near like other doughboys he has enjoyed the hospitality of the Aussie Elliott received a letter from a Walsh in whose Melbourne home Keith has Elliott feels touch better now about her sons welfare in a foreign The letter follows and speaks for itself Dear Tfo doubt you will be surprised to hear from me I trust you will forgive the liberty I am tak ing in writing but as I have had your son Keith as my guest for the past few months during his weekend I thought you may like to know he is well and He is a fine boy and we like him very much and will miss him and his pals when we have to say that hateful Such is dear Elliott We meet we but always we know your heart is like mil lions of other and praying for the day that God will bring your boy home I grant God will answer your and your heart and mind may once more rest in This war is an awful yet we can do nothing about it I am like yourself at the You also have an only is an en gineer at sea so I have anxious have a husband and a who is just We live about five miles from the city of It has afforded much pleasure to have your sonand his two pals with they are grand all of and I try to make them at I think they enjoy it I want you to that he is in a respectable I know you would like to know that to Keep your chin up and though your heart be We all must be brave for when our boys return they want to find us well and happy to meet them So for their dear let us do it I have faith hi God for the This war cant last forever so be of good I would like to hear from you In the I will try to be a motherto Keith for your 5o dear 1 will leave May God bless and spare you all to meet Yours very New Forest Fire Threat Developing 27 new forest fire hazard is developing in northern Michigan on the eve o the Labor Day week the stat conservation department warnei The department said increasini dryness in some counties could to expected to reverse the low fin loss which Michigan has experi enced this year to So it was 714 fires have burned over but onlj of those acres have been burned since April when a sharj dry spell cost the state acre of burned timberland in a few BE SET ON Lists Must Be Filed With Ra tion Board by 1O Ceiling prices services ren dered in agricultural and industrial fields have been or deredby the Office of Price Ad and lists must be pre pared by September 1 and filed with the Lenawee County War Rationing September the board The new regulation is on the or der of the ceiling price rulings for consumer which have been In effect since the board ex Ceiling prices for services will be based on the highest prices charged during the month 01 and dealers are in structed to list all services you supplied during for which you regularly quoted prices in that together with a complete description of each ser Among the more common ser vices covered by the new regula tions are the repair and rental of trac small or portable electrical bus iness store and kitchen equipment and the developing ol Consumer services covered in dude shoe dry lat blocking and repairs o rental oi food fur picture repairs to sewing ma washing machines and and the sharpening of cnives and Services of particular interest o farmers which are included in he regulation are the repair of arm commission sell umigating and sampling of grain done on a custom processing of fruits or and the mixing and bagging of The local board said t would seek further information m agricultural including hay and straw baling and other ervices common in this Industrial services covered in ilude customhouse brokers freight consoli car loading and rental of transportation equip ment and servicing of merchan lise for except when erformed by common milling or drying of lumber by custom mills or steam cleaning and sandblasting of build and mainten ance and rental of After September every deal T rendering these services must teep a statement at avail able for examination by any per son during ordinary business A copy must be filed with he rationing board at the court house on or before September Tie regulation also provides that lealers keep their lists up to o include any new services begun after New biisiness s must prepare statement within and ten file days their after hey and file it with the ra tioning board within 20 Further details as to forms and irocedure may be obtained at the rationing board office at the court AUCTIONS northeast of Lanehan See n Market Furniture auction at Fred aee on Market Auction In See on Market TAX REBATE STUDIED BY SENATE GROUP Would Be Patterned After Canadian System 27 A postwar tax rebate patterned after Canadas allowance of a maximum credit of yearly for single persons and fo married studied to day by the Senate finance commit The rebate system was outlined by Bryant Brown of the join committee on internal in a lengthy analysis of Canadian taxation submitted by Colin F chief of the joint committee Explaining that the rebates in Canada constitute a form of en forced Brown said thai single persons there may establisl a credit of 8 per cent of their in come or whichever is the and married persons 10 per cent of their with as the An additiona 1 per cent with a maximum would be allowed for each depend Brown reported that the tota tax payable might be reduced by certain debt and other payments the appHed to ire duct ambuSt fund which the taxpayer would Deductions allowable under this he included pay ments for pension retirement funds life insurance premiums and mart The part of the tax liability which becomes a postwar refund constitutes a form of enforced sav ings rather than a Brown It is proposed by this me thod to increase the revenue need ed and preserve the incentive for higher earnings ed will help provide revenue to finance the war and will help tax payers to make adjustments in the postwar Similar proposals for debt de ductions and postwar rebates for joth individuals and corporations lave been discussed by the commit tee and Senator Taft ROhio said he thought the whole question would be investigated thoroughly and for greater The amount sav when the questions committee involving disposes o corporation The committee voted yesterday o reject a plan proposed by Beardsley chairman of the New York Reserve for pay as you go collection of income turning down also a treasury ubstitute Ruml had urged that 1941 in dividual income tax liabilities be viped out and that payments made this year be applied on 1942 vith adjustments being made at the end of the year when the actual income could be Would Organize A Convict Division 27 propos al to organize an army division composed entirely of convicts and called the Black sug estion of a Missouri prison inmate been placed before the Ad utant General Department in Harry the convict made the proposal in a letter to Frederick com mander of the seventh service and General Uhl for warded it to Washington for con The convict based his proposal on the contentions there are more nan prisoners in the na many prisons are drilling and the physical fitness among prisoners probably is bet than in the average commu TTou have no idea of the tdr the the disap pointment the longing that rips mens souls every time hey hear about the war ustice He he that mostpeople do not want their sons in service with convicts and suggested convict uniforms different from all Justgive us the training and equipment to and show us where to Justice And if when we come home America wants us to finish our entences we will do that JAPS PAY HEAVILY F 0 TIP OMGIEA Furiously Spreading Battle Rolls Closer to Australian Mainland 13 JAP SHIPS DAMAGED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS furiously spreading battle ofthe southwest Pacific rolled closer to the Australian mainland today as Japanese invaders paid heavily with troops and planes for a savagely contested landing on th southeastern tip of New While American air power pu one enemy invasion fleet to fligh off Guadalcanal and inflicted mounting naval losses on another hi the strategic allied ground troops and planes 600 mile to the west joined battle with a force of Japanese marines tha landed from a small convoy a Milne Heavy allied air Genera MacArthurs headquarters ah nounced from destroy ed an enemy six land ing barges and battered a cruiser probably sinking Medium bombers and fighters also raked other Japanese barges and sup strafed landing troops anc started many Action Encouraging The termed continuing action in the southeast ern Solomons encouraging with a least 13 Japanese ships damaget in the vain effort thus far to re capture the bases held by S The navys communique follows South It is still too early to estimate the outcome of the battle at sea being fought off the Solomon Is but reports to date revea Turn to Page 13 JAILEDJ DETROIT Fritz Streuer Arrested on Two Indictments 27 agents swooped down last night on the home of Fritz de scribed as a former noncommis officefanof student pilot in the German army and a former leader in the Detroit and ar rested him on two indictments re turned in New York by a special federal grand The indictments charged con spiracy to violate the selective ser vice act and conspiracy to break the alien registration John head of the Detroit FBI of said when copies arrived here fugitive warrants would be pre pared as a first step hi removal Streuer was held hi the county Bugas explained that Streuer himself had registered for the draft He is according to the FBI with urging others to give evasive an swers on selective service ques tionnaires and to give inaccurate information when registering as Bugas was ques tioned by FBI agents three days ifter Pearl At that time Nazi pins and emblems were found in his Bugas a is employed in a De troit Streuers home is the same east side Detroit neighborhood as the restaurant of Max where the Detroit Bund frequently met convicted of trea son for aiding a German flying of icers attempted escape from a Canadian prison is under sentence to hang Turn to Page 7 JAP ffj Jnited States Army planes raided he Japanese base at Bur shootingdown two enemy fighter planes arid probably lestroylng two Lieut Gen Joseph Stilwells headquarters announced All American planes return d the announcement Two large fires were started in he center of the city and a num er of hits were scored on the air drome the war bulletin The raid was carried by lombers with a fighter fighters strafed the town and air Lashio near the southwestern lorder of is at the head of he rail line running from Ran on the through Man ialay It was at that the amous Burma over which upplies were trucked to Free Yesterdays raid was the first by he fliers since 11 when in Hunan and Nanchang in were at Todays communique was the irst by the army air force in Chinasince it started operations July Its only other officially re orded attack outside China oc urred 9 against Trench Reds Launch Vicious Attack West Of Moscow And Push Germans Back 2530 Miles Ready To Start Supreme Battle Of The War For Mediterranean Mastery By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS airmen already have begun peeling off the thin veneer of calm on the west ern too crucial a battls field to stay quiet and rest reinforced armies on both sides of the El Alamein line are ready to lock in what may be a supreme battle of the The twomonth lull may erupt into another major struggle when the brightness of a full desert moon begins to wane tonight or the break may come tomorrow or But wheneverit the British are sure of three it wont be they and their American allies are an Prime Minister Churchill has promised them every aid possible to put up a fight as though for Englands own Believed Finest Fighting Ma terial Available 27 New draft legislation to make 18 and 19 years old youths eligible for armed service topped a pro jram mapped out today for the waning months the 77th Con gress by Chairman of the House rules In all Sabath said n an Congress will asked this session to permit drafting of 18 and 19 year olds and will give its In his he the 18 19 group contains the finest fight ng material Barring any congressional re percussions from President Roose velts Labor Day cost of living the other subjects that If Sabatn has his way are Senate changes in the serv ce mens votebymail a new appropriation for defense and a few relatively minor There is no reason be tween the time we go back into regular session early next month and the middle of we cannot dispose of everything that s urgent and either adjourn or recess until the next Congress con Sabath That he irecluded consideration of pending abor and farm among other As far as Sabath is the rulescommittee will sit on iroposals for investigation of the ederal communications or subjecting labor unions to the antiracketeering for giving farmers loans up to 100 per cent of the parity price of their basic and for relieving war contractors from payment of state and local taxes on supplies used in connection with war From Japanese Broad 27 has lost ne destroyer sunk and several small aircraft carriers damaged in the renewed battle of the Solo mon imperial neadquarters announced It said the United States all inflicted by air were One heavy aircraft carrier of a lew type heavily damaged smaller carrier damag ed A battleship of the Pennsylvania class The communiqufi listed these cas alties for both sides since 4 in an airsea encounter east of he Solomon Islands which it call d the second battle of the Solo The Japanese press described the olomon Islands battle as an defeat saying the Ameri an approaching the Solo mons from the was sighted nd attacked by the Japanese at on Nichi Tokyo said iiat the damaged American air craft carriers are obviously ships rhich were commissioned after iie outbreak of war in East and battleship was most tobably the which ras damaged hi the course of the apanese attack on Pearl Harbor and obviously ad been This wasthe first word from the tods side on the tide of the strug gle for the Solomons since the new hase of the naval battle and the first word that a Japanese had been There has been no report from Washington of any United States varship losses in the renewed naval attle and there is no confirina ion of the Japanese data to have it two carriers and a battleship f Pennsylvania One portent of a developing new battle on which may hinge mastery of the Mediterranean and Hitlers hopes of closing a giant nutcracker on the Middle East through Egypt and across the Caucasus was the growing scale ol Allied air Found Enemy Transports Longrange RAF fighters raked enemy transport west ol El Alamein killing or dis abling hundreds of Axis troops and destroying 20 vehicles headec toward the front lines loaded with That a British Exchange Telegraph report in London said New Zealanders stormed an Ital ianheld segment in a moonlight reconnaissance raid and brought back a number of In the first air operation on this front combining United States Army Air Force medium South African light RAF and naval four Axis air bases in the Sidi Barrani and El Daba areas were Wellplaced informants in Lon who could not otherwise be said they had no knowl edge a new battle had started but that considerable movement be hind Nazi Field Marshal Erwin Rommels lines indicated he was about ready to try to drive the last 80 miles from El Alamein to Reward Awaits Victors Great rewards await the British and Americans if they can smash the enemys striking power in North the Daily Man em It will be it to recover command of the Mediter that will be the turn ing point of the whole Im perial forces will then be able to begin the gigantic but essential task of closing in on the enemy will be able to hit Italy hard more often and at closer New strength in new confidence and a new General Sir Har old await the test en this The old desert campaigners are the recent arrivals are eager for action and any despon dency or weariness left from the defeats in Libya and the long withdrawal to El Alamein is gone But the despite losses from constant aerial strafing of lis supply line across the also has large reinforcements of men and supplies Parachute both German and Italian which have been serv ing as elite infantry for several are reported to have dis appeared from the probably waiting for the moment to reap pear from the CARGO WAR RISK RATES REDUCED NEW convoy system for United Nations merchantmen bore financial fruit today as American Marine insur ance underwriters cut by 5 per cent cargo war risk rates charged on certain First important reduction in many months since the upward lend that came after the intensi fied submarine campaign off the east the lowered rates cover Shipping between the United Brazil and the charge having been decreased from to for each of the cargos Shipments to and from Africa except via the Mediterranean and also the Red Gulf of Suez and Gulf of Aden and the Can ary and Cape Verde where the rate has been cut from 25 to 20 per Shipments between the United States and Ceylon and also ports hi India not east of Cape via the Cape of Good where he rate has been reduced similar y Shipments to and from ast of Cape Comorin but not east of via the Cape of Good where the rate has been low ered to 25 per cent Shipments to and from Egyptian Mediterranean ports via the Cape of Good Hope and to and from Port Said via the African where he rate has been cut from 30 to 25 per cent and from 27 to 22 per cent Shipments to and from Austral asia via the Panama Canal were reducedfrom 25 to20 per cent SPORTS WRITER DIES WEST YELLOWSTONE Poss Denver sports writer and radio iroadeaster for many died ast midnight athis summer home near Hebgen a nine letterathiete at owa was coach at Colorado College in 1922 and he joined thestaff of the DenverPost and became widely mown as a sports In re ent yearshe served as a sports announceronradio i BUT SITUATION AT STILL CJITICAl Number of German Dead in Russian Offensive Set at By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Stal ingrad battled doggedly for its Russias central front armies slashed at the Germanheld Rzhev Vyazma railway 120 miles west of Moscow today and fought viciously for footholds within the streets of Rzhev in a newly announced of fensive that has pushed the Ger mans 25 or 30 Although the of Stalin grad industrial city on the lower was conceded to be the Russians described it as no worse and counterattacks were German gains in the central drew expres sions of A tankled task force fought its way to 30 miles east of the Prokhladnenski battlegrounds and a jumpingoff point for thrusts both toward the oil fields of 55 miles to the east and the Georgian mili tary highway terminal at OrdzhonJ 40 miles to the south The 15dayold Russian drive the central front was intended both to eliminate a longstanding German threat to Moscow in the Rzhev Gzhatsk Vyazma triangle and provide a diversion against the German offensive to the The break into heavily fortified on the upper miles northwest of the was reported made from the Overnight theRussians reported recapturing four more commanit ies on the front west of Dd killing to at least the number of German dead reported in the 15 day Dispatches from Stalingrad said the situation there was grave as the Germans hurled new tanks and planes into the fight in grim disregard Russian defense lines northwest and southwest of the Volga were reported holding but dispatches said plainly that the pressure of the assault was in Turn to Page 13 Chinese Attack Sits of Chinas Biggest Air Field anese forces in site of he biggest air in have begun a general retreat eastward under attack of Chinese the Chinese Central News Agency ported tonight Driving hard for the CheMang jrovince city from which Japan it self could be the Chinese advancing from the west and southwest have formed a juncture at its outskirts and now are vjs orously assaulting the city the agency Fires which started Inside the city Monday apparently in for a Japanese with still are it was re The Chinese counteroffensive al so has forced further Japanese withdrawals in adjoining Kiangsi the Chinese Dispatches from the front said he Japanese already had removed the bulk of then forces from Sung rand Province and Tom 25 miles to the jiving rise to belief here that hey were about to abandon both The Japanese were said to be setting fire to all towns and vil ages in a 200mile wide belt as hey retreated northward from the 450mile ChekiangKiangsi rail for a brief time they leld hi its The once populous towns of Kwangfeng and Kians shan are now masses of said he Central Willful destruc tion and incendiarism is being ruth essly carried out The same source reported that the invaders also were destroying all food supplies and equipment which they were unable to take with them as they fell Reports have reached here of roop movements in the direction of Chinas Yunnan border from the Hyitkyina region of northern Bur but these apparently were on a small The monsoon season n is coming to an end The spokesman said some Jap anese troops had been shifted to northeastern Hunan but he added that there are no symptoms that a fourth bat tle for Changsha is in the mak ;