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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - August 28, 1942, Adrian, Michigan DAILY TELEGRAM Showers Details on Page Two AUGUST 1942 PRICE 3 1 FOR FACULTY Miss loan Young to Direct Intramural Sports for Women Students ASSOCIATE DEAN HIRED It will almost require a college directory for former Adrian Col lege students to find their way around the campus and recognize their instructors next Not only has the remodeling program changed the locations of various but several changes in the Adrian College faculty have been Seven new faculty members al ready have been employed and the list is expected to grow longer when other vacancies are Fox and Prot Homer Powell are retiring to an emeritus status this year and Miss lone Miss Verta Paul Coach Harve Oli Ray Barshney and Delbert Nims are leaving the New Physics Instructor Clarence former ly of the physics department of Albion College and later president of three colleges in Iowa and Ore will be professor of Harvey who has been executive secretary of the national conference of Methodist Youth for the last two will be professor of sociology and di rector of religious The post of assistant dean of women and director of the dormi tories and dining hall will be filled by Miss Lucy a graduate of Albion who received her masters degree in education from Northwestern Miss Maysie a graduate of Northwestern University who took her masters degree work at Columbia University and studied library science at the University of will replace Miss Chap man as For six years Miss Pierce has been working for the Methodist Board of Missions in the Miss Chapman will go to her home in where she will serve as li brarian in the high With the planned expansion of the colleges intramural sport program following the cancella tion of the intercollegiate sports a director of womens education has been em She is a graduate of Hanover College who has taken graduate work in physical education at the Univer sity of Miss Young also will supervise the social room on the second floor of the Civic Auditor Oliphant Resigns Coach Harve Oliphant has re signed as physical education direc tor to accept a position on the Mt Clemens high school His po sition on the Adrian College staff has not been Donald Moon of Adrian will be in charge of the home econom ics department replacing Miss Verta Raby who resigned to ac cept a civil service position in New Moon is a graduate of Hillsdale College and took graduate work at Columbia Uni versity and at Oxford and Cam bridge She has taught at Hillsdale College and in the Adrian public part time professor of mathematics and has accepted a position in a factory at His classes are to be divided between other members of the Norman Hidden will teach only part time next He has taken a position as coordinator of labor at the StubnitzGreene Cor poration plant in of the speech de left today for the His work is to be taken over by other members of the Among the improvements under way at the college this summer is the conversion of old Science Hall into library Book stacks are to be moved from the old library quarters in North Hall into the new A reading room is planned on the second floor of the library building for merly used as a The building probably will be ready by ON MAI By HE ASSOCIATED PRESS By WALTER CLAUSEN PEARL 28 A force of 350 virtually every was wiped out and all seaplane installations were me thodically wrecked by Ma rines during the recent Makin Island now disclosed by eye witnesses to have been a twoday job of slaughter and Contrasting with earlier reports of a hitandrun the partici including Major James son of the made it clear that the scrappy Ma rines even hunted for the few Jap anese stragglers still alive before withdrawing to And so stealthy was the landing during a moonless night on the northernmost island of the Japan eseheld Gilbert miles northeast of the that the Marines had been ashore for 20 minutes deployed for before the Japanese discovered Turn to Page 2 JAP LANDING BRINGS WAR CLOSER TO AUSTRALIA j M i XliJJk Torres Strait jjipj LOUISIADE ARCHIPELAGO a v NEWCASTLE BURKETOWN AUSTRALIA u The Japanese landing at Milne near the Aus tralian settlement of Samara in New brought theSvar closer to Based at Milne Japanese troops and planes could strike at Townsville and other cities on the Australian Circle indicates main Solomon Islands battle where Americans maintained their position in spite of Japanese Japan Can Be Bombed From It Reenter Chuhsien 28 Chinese have reentered western Chekiang and have reoccupied the great air field just outside the most important of the China bases from which Japan could be bomb Chinese dispatches from the front declared Chinese columns made way into the city at this th their 4 oclock dispatches and the air field was in their possesion shortly A little earlier the Chinese high command had reported the Jap anese attempting to put the field out of commission by systematic preparatory to their retreat from this strategic which they had held since late The high command communique also reported that site of the second most important bomb Japan base in east had been entered by Chinese forces which were engaged in fierce fighting within the The recapture of theChuhsien base was rated here the greatest success scored thus far by the Chi nese armies in their comeback in Chekiang and Kiangsi where they are keeping constant pressure on Japanese forces with drawing from their extensive con quests of May and Some 200 miles of the 450mile ChekiangKiangsi all of which was in Japanese hands late hi now has been recovered and the Chinese are rapidly ex tending the area of their reoccu The high command indicated that in Kwangtung South a Japanese with drawal was in progress similar to that which has been underway for more than a week in Chekiang and It reparted the re capture by the Chinese of on the CantonHankow Railway north of and said the Chi nese were attacking another town in that A strong Chinese column was reported thrusting northward from Kiangsi base recently retaken from the This advance apparent ly was coordinated with the west ward drive of the Chinese along the ChekiangKiangsi which yesterday was reported to have reached 35 miles north of Linchwan and the same distance southeast of main Japanese base in The communique also reported the recapture of southwestern in War At A Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS num bering probably pound Ger man aircraft and locomotive cen ter at Nazis admit other overnight air assaults in central and northeast to Naziheld hit in longrange aerial also attri buted to British army situation re ported no worse before improved about Rus sians retreat deeper into moun tains of central Bitter fighting reported to northern sub urbs of Navy reports Japanese fleet withdrawn from Tulagi area to Solomons as land fighting rages to break newly gained Japanese foothold to south eastern New Allied head quarters to announces 12 or 14 enemy planes shot down dur ing day over Japheld Milne where earlier Japanese lost a six landing barges and probably u sunk to collision to AUCTIONS Public southwest of Virgil See on BRITISH LOSE 30 BOMBERS RAF Smashes at Key German War Production Center of Kassel By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 28 British bombers struck with massed might last night at a key German center of aircraft and railroad pro the British announced to as airmen of the United Na tions flew in steady procession to squeeze the enemy homeland in an ever tightening grip of fire and ex The British said they lost 30 bombers to what was described as a concentrated and effective bom bardment of the important manu facturing center 80 miles deeper into Germany from British bases than the Ruhr and Rhineland re gions which have been heaviest hit in recent British air The los sof 30 bombers indicated that some 600 of the RAFs big planes made the British losses on night raids have been roughly five per cent The raid was the heaviest of nine on Kassel since the start of the war and its costliness to the British sources could be attributed partly to the bright light of an almost full moon which helped Nazi night fighters and ground Turn to Page 2 Decision Rejects Appeal for Wage Increase in Alum inum Industry Unionized workers in six of the seven plants of the Aluminum Company of America have voted reject the War Labor Boards de cision refusing their request for a general increase in the warvital Their action permits officers to officials of the CIO Alum inum of America The six plants voting to according to union leaders were New and Edgewat Workers at did not make an immediate report Before leaving for the New Ken headquarters of his Steve union lead er he was desirous of straightening this thing out without any interruption of The Aluminum Company mem bers receive a minimum pay of 73 cents an hour to northern mills and 65 cents in southern with the average hourly pay They asked a dollaraday increase but the in said it found the companys overall pay had increas ed per cent between and 194L In its Little the WLB established a formula of ap proving general wage increases of 15 per cent during the 16month the CIO Internation al Union of Mill and Smelt er which recently became the collective bargaining agent of Alcoas Cleveland disclosed it had filed a petition with the asking a review of that part of its decision denying a wage in crease to the Cleveland plant asserted the boards ruling had dis torted the picture of conditions lo DIES OF INJURIES 28 Fifteenyearold Marjorie Reese of Battle died to Branch Coun ty community hospital last night of to juries she Deceived Tuesday when tiie bus to she was a pas senger crashedtoto a Seated behind the driv Miss Reesereceived multiple Two other Robert of arid Bernard of Grand are still confined to hos pitals with Serious SPITFIRES ARE TOPS IN DESERT BATTLES Prove to Be Masters of Messerschmitts By EDWARD KENNEDY AT AN RAF SPITFIRE BASE IN THE Spitfires to the hands of crack RAF forma tions composed of Cana New Ar gentine and Trinidad pilots have proved to be the masters of Mes serschmitts in the month the Allied fliers have been undertaking large scale operations persons in close touch with the desert war said These who can not be identified by gave this pic ture of the latest phase of the fighting in the air In recent weeks Messerschmitt 109FS repeatedly have run away these Americanmade Kittyhawks and Tomahawks and British Hurricanes are a match for the Messerschmitts at lower alti But climb of This has altered air fightingIn Africa The Messer schmitts used to stay above a cer tain jockeying for position for fights against the Kittyhawks and Hurricanes which had to stay a little But now the Messerschmitts may find themselves sandwiched be tween Hawks and Hurricanes be and Spitfires Thus the air war over the desert to the past months has climbed to new and with still later modelsof American and British planes being turned out may soon ascend higher Turn to Page 6 SOLDIER KILLED 28 W A soldier identified as Private Wil liam of being returned to Fort to face desertion was shot and killed in an escape attempt aboard a crowded train at the union ter minal here Private Martin of Chi a military policeman of Fort returning was injured in the struggle and Private Edward of a military trusty accompanying Lynn and was Capt Walter Fort military said Lynn told him that he shot BIythe when the latter drew an automatic Lynn said he did not know how BIythe had acquired the Captain Stump identified BIythe as a Lynns first shot missed BIythe and struck but the second killed 6 Pups Are Wanted By 150 There is ademand in Adrian and vicinity for 150 wirehaired terrier learned yesterday afternoon arid last night by the Lenawee county sheriffs office during a brief exciting fling in the dog This widespread demand was discovered when the sheriffs of fice agreed to dispose of six pup pies which acting county dog war den Eugene Ryan obtained from their owner The owner asked Ryan to take the six weekold puppies and their mother and destroy But the dogs did claim some family and the deputies offered to keep them until the public could be in formed that the dogs could be had for the price of a dog Before 5 oclock yesterday more than 50 persons had appeared per sonally at the sheriffs office to ob tain the After 7 60 more people came to the and more than 35 telephone calls were received during the The last night call came at oclock this morning and the first ask about the dogs to day appeared at the jail at 6 Long distance calls from Blissfield and Riga were and a man from Traverse City also asked about the The six homeless puppies and their mother were in the hands of new owners before 5 oclock last night The sale of licenses added 57 to the county Swarms Of Russian Troops Close In On The Germans On Approaches To Stalingrad Stalin Gets Message From Berlin 28 Joseph Stalin is in receipt of a message from Berlin but not from It was radioed from one of the Soviet planes which bombed the German capital the night of 2627 while the big fourmotored raider was dodging antiaircraft Russian press accounts said Comrade Moscow We are over Order was the message sent by Capt Alexander a hero of the first this his crew added We are returning to bur airdrome Ready to accomplish any new or The Russian planes which bombed Berlin and other German cities flew by instrument through electric storms on one section of their and one plane dropped in a down air current from feet to feet be fore checking its When the raiders reached the Nazi capital the fliers said they found conditions with an almost full They were met by a sky full of search light beams and bursting shells from large caliber antiaircraft The fliers said dropped their bombs on their main target in and saw fires and ex plosions flare GET DEATH SENTENCES 28 OP army of were given death sentences yesterday by a German military court at Oslo on charges of terror sabotage and activ ity aiding the the Havas news reported today in a dispatch from Stockholm to Three other officers were report ed sentenced to two to five years on charges of possessing Those condemned to death were accused of Oslo railroad stations last February when pro vincial to Major Quislings national party were leav ing the and of bombing an Oslo police headquarters killing a Seeks To Eliminate Tax Provision Ending Community Property Rights With Respect To Taxes On Estates 0P Victorious to an earlier fight against tiie mandatory filing of joint federal income tax returns by husbands and wives in commun ity property Senator Con nelly DTex said today he would seek to eliminate from the new a Houseapproved pro vision which would cancel com munity property rights with re spect to estate The amount involved to the es tate taxes is less than taxes which recur year after Connally the principle involved to the tax Is haps even more Eight states have confinunity property New Ne vada Washington and In those states husbands and wives now are permitted to Jivide their for tax a prac tice which the treasury contends niany of them to remain out of higher tax When a married resident of one of those states under present law half of his propertyIs counted belonging to the other half being credited to his As a sometimes the 50 per cent omission reduces the husbands estate below the mini mum exemption under under the pro posed the treasury such halving of jointly held proper ty greatly reduces thenet be cause the rates are took the stand that If only half the property f belonged to the husband in certainly ho half of it belonged to his after The prq that the property be included to the husbands gross estate unless it was shown part received as compensation for services ren dered the surviving or de rived originally from such pensation or other separate prop erty belongingto Connally expressed confidence that the Senate would disturb the existing 27 rper cent depletion allowance for tax con cession granted some 20 years ago to make up forthe progressive ex haustion of a natural Apparently Victorious In Second Round Of Fight For The Solomon Islands By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Battle grimed German forces which their way 400 miles from the Ukraine to the Volga valley reached the distant approaches to Stalingrad but Russian dis patches said they were blocked there by swarms of Red army in fantry who closed in from all The situation at the great Volga city admittedly was wth the fight raging to a but Rus sians reports took the encourag ing tone that shock troops of the Nazi assault had been forced to form the classic round defense and fight for One German armored spearhead wajs reported cut off completely and encircled on the sunbaked steppes northwest of The main German forces stream ed up from the rear in a desperate attempt to make good their break through by and dive bombers began destructive at tacks on the While the land and air battle for the city of Stalin raged to full vio the Red army was hammer ing home its own offensive in the suburbs of NaziheldRzhev where the Germans held out 130 miles from Moscow through last winters Russian Red Star declared that the fight for Stalingrad held the key to so important was Plans Flexible Stabilization Of Prices and Wages 28 President Roosevelt said today that his program to combat inflation contemplated a flexible rather than a rigid stabilization of farm prices and The Chief Executive also declar in a press conference discussion of arid wages should be kept within a fixed ratio to living He said he was in accord with Price Administrator Leon Hender son on the stabilization Replying to the Presi dent said he had not yet received a report from theJustice Depart ment on the extent of his war powers and the degree to which they might be employed to check an upturn in living He declined to say exactly what questions had been posed to the department an who talked over the antiinflation plans earlier in the week with Philip president of the and William president of the said he thought the two union leaders were in accord with him on the general They will see him again next but he said he did not expect to lay before them any specific wage stabilization pro He indicated the first de finite announcement of these pro posals would be forthcoming in a Labor Day message to which would be followed that night by an explanatory radio chat to the But the President was definite on the proposition that no freeze order was in sight and that rangements should be made fo both farm prices and wages to be adjusted to CRIPPLED SHIP IS TORPEDOED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Badly crippled in a collision with another vessel far out in the foggy small British merchant man was torpedoed and sunk by an enemy submarine as it wallow edhelplessly a day after the acci The navy announced the sinking last night after five survivors of the crew of 41 reached a New Eng land halfdelirious from 15 days of hunger and thirst The destruction of the British went down three minutes the torpedostruck early this with that of two merchantmen disclosed brought to 445 Press tabulation of announced wartime allied and neutral merchant losses to the western The other newlydisclosed vic timswere a mediumsized cargo carrier and a mediumsized Greek The American craft went down in the in a stogie torpedo staking it to four minutes with four crewmen and three passengers The ships died a Cuban five navy guards and 36 crewmen wererescued by a British Survivors of the Greek ship said four men were lost when an Italian sub torpedoed theircraft off the northern coast of South America to ed the great industrial town which sprawls for miles along the low west bank of the mighty Hurl Germans Back With the stiffening of the Rus sian last ditch stand dis patches declared that to one sa lient presumably northwest of the city the Russians had hurled the Germans back to local counterat recapturing three settle The defenders were hardest pres sed from the southwest where the Germans were reported charging over mounds of their own Pravda reported that a strong force of Nazi parachutists who landed behind the Stalingrad line and seized temporary of a road junction had been wiped out Fighting for the Caucasus ap peared moving at a slower pace now that the battles had moved into mountain passes more easily de Red army men fell back again to the Prokhladnenski area of the but held firm at a junc tion of mountain roads south of the midday communi Without identifying the fortifi cations seized in the 16dayold push west of the com muniqufi reported two tanks were destroyed and more than 100 Ger mans were In another sector our developing the occupied seven populated it was We destroyed 13 Ger man 10 antitank guns and 25 trucksand captured two one armored several guns and other war Turn to Page 2 PLEDGE TOGEIIOUGH Stripsi Army arid Navy of Au thorityto Issue Priorities OP Donald urged on cap itol hill to become a Simon has cracked a whip over the flow of war materials by stripping the Army and Navy of their authority to issue The war production chief an nounced last night that effective 7 power to grant priority ratings will rest solely with WPB district He described the new procedure as a step toward a much stricter system of distribut ing critical As he Senator Brewster RMatae a member of the Tru man defense told re porters that he commended Nel sons decision to get These are Brewster that require a regular Simon Le gree wholl play no Nel son obviously is the man to do the job if he really gets Hes fitted by background and asserting that this crisis cannot afford pocket patri also suggested that Nelson could dispense with a few of the dollarayear men to People must he that no matter how Important they Nelson can order them around without impugning their Mealymouthed proced ure is out the old system hundreds of Army and Navy procurement of ficers and inspectors were empow ered to grant priorities automat ically upon awarding a contract As a priorities sometimes were granted for materials that could not be There has been no careful ac counting of the quantities of ma terials to which ratings were is Nelson He planned to dispatch WPB priorities specialists immediately to district offices to various parts of the country to issue the Battle Rages to Break Foes Crip in Southeastern New Guinea An admonition against any de scriptions of the current operations to the Solomon Islands as having brought a major victory for the United Nations came today from one of the highest government au This authority said that there actually had been two phases of Japanese activities since American forces established themselves to the southeastern And he said he was worried lest the press lead the country to believe a smashing victory had been achiev The first he was the landing of 700 who were on Guadalcanal and a series of smaller attacks by planes in which we came off pretty destroying 30 or 32 Jap air craft and losing The second he should not be called a full scale of fensive but a reconnaissance in This was the movement on the Solomons of units of the Jap anese fleet This reconnaissance in the authority has We hit some he and we hope we sank but he would hate to have the people get the idea that a major victory was BULLETINS IP The Navy announced today that British planes and fliers have join ed the antisubmarine campaign in the western The official statement said Aircraft of the Royal Air Force Coastal Command are cooperating with the United States Naval and Army Aircraft in antisubmarine operations in the western Atlantic and have already engaged the IP Senator Connally said to day the treasury had proposed an overall limitation on corporation levies by which no more than 8C cents could be in taxes oat of each of net Linked with this Con nally was a suggestion for postwar rebate and debt deduction of per cent of the amount of taxes due from This proposal was he in lieu of a previous treasury sugges tion for the establishment of an overall reserve fund of 15 per cent of profits By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A ragtag battle to break a Japanese grip to southeastern New Guinea developed swiftly to crocodilein fested swamplands today as Amer ican naval and air forces emerged apparently victorious to the second round of the Solomon Islands con The disappearance of a battered enemy fleet from the con trolled Tulagiarea of the Solomons temporarily narrowed the struggle to two Japanese footholds on New Enemy forces which landed two days ago at Milne some 225 miles from the strong Allied New Guinea base at Port Moresby and 420 miles from the Australian were pounded by an Al lied landair attack that destroyed Japanese supplies and fuel General MacArthurs Australian headquarters reported that Allied airmen shot down 12 or 14 enemy planes during the day to fights over Milne Bay and the Japanese base at 180 miles up the northeastern coast of New Earlier Japanese losses at swampy Milne Bay landing includ ed a probably a carrier and six landing a terse Navy Depart ment communique reported that Japanese surface forces appear to have withdrawn from the vicinity of our positions to the Tulagi While modern naval warfare might result in turning a with drawal into another large scale in vasion attempt to a matter of days or even the enemys disap pearance was regarded generally as a victory for Marines and American naval and air The first eyewitness account of the NavyMarine raid on Island to the about miles northeast of the told of the destruction of 350 Jap their ships and While the Navy earlier announc ed at least 13 Japanese warships damaged to the Solomons encount a Reuters New Zealand corres pondent reported Japanese wounds to the weeks severe and annoying as they are to the probably do not touch the main strength of the Japanese naval DESTROYER SUNK IN COLLISION AT SEA 28 Shrouded waters of the Atlantic today had claimed the De stroyer a relatively new warship which was built only slightly more than a year ago at the navy The navy gave no The sinking was announced as a part of communique which had only this to say about it Atlantic The Destroyer Ingra ham has been sunk as a result of a collision to a fog in the The next kin of those lost have been The normal complement of the ship was Other parts of the communique dealt with the sea battle off the Solomon Islands and reported with drawal of Japanese surface forces from the vicinity of positions to the Tulagi The keel of the Ingraham was laid 1939 and she was launched 1941 by George Ingraham Hutcninson of Pine Ridge The Ingraham was commissioned July and named in honor of Captain Duncan a former South Carolina naval offi ;