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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - August 29, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Weather Detail on Page Two AUGUST 1942 PRICE 3 Seeks to Force It to Supply Ksws to Any Newspaper That Desires It CHICAGO SUN EMPHASIZED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW gov depicting the Associated Press as premier among news serv ices and contending that a news paper without it suffers competi tive asked the fed eral district court Friday lor an order to force the AP to serve any newspaper willing to pay the cost The Chicago Sun was mention ed specifically as having been un able to obtain membership in the Associated Press likewise the Washington A civil complaint filed by the government dealt with corporate matters It paid high tri bute to the operations of the As sociated Press and emphasized its reputation for accur thoroughness and The governments in made these allegations Those provisions of the AP bylaws which exclude competit ors of existing members illegally restrain interstate The provision requiring each member to furnish exclusively to the AP the local news gathered by its own staff illegally restrains and monopolizes interstate commerce in Illegal Acquisition It was also asserted that the ac quisition by the AP in 1941 of the stock of Wide World a newspicture service formerly owned by the New York was an illegal acquisition of stock of a competing The petition asked that the As sociated Press be permanently en joined against further enforcement of the bylaw provisions referred to and be required to divest itself of the Wide World Named as defendants were the a nonprofit coopera tive incorporated in New York the 18 members of the board of direc tors the publishers of the news papers with which the directors are affiliated and the nearly 300 other members in the United States as a Turn to Page 3 The resuscitator and other life saving equipment recently pur chased by resorters at Devils and Round lakes through the efforts of the Island Park Recreation Club will be on display tomorrow after noon from 3 to 5 oclock at the Is land Park club The park is located between Devils and Round Norman McKenzie of the Adrian fire department and members of the Michigan sheriffs force demonstrate the explain its State Police and will be present to equipment and Members of the recreation club have asked as many resorters as possible to be present tomorrow afternoon they may receive instruction in the use of the More than was raised for the purchase of the equipment CHINESE REGAIN AIRFIELDS VLADIVOSTOK TIENTSI KYuSHullllilll CHUNGKING NANCHANG SUNGYANG m KONG illi RANGOON V HAINAN 500 STATUTE MILES The Chinese reported they had recaptured the huge airdrome at within three and a half hours bomber flight of Japan and also had taken another important air base at The cooliebuilt Chuhsien airdrome had been in Japanese hands for three ARE EUG TOWO 539 More Qualified Than for 194O Primary When the polls open for the pri mary election September at least 539 more Adrian residents will be eligible to cast ballots than were eligible before the 1940 pri Totals compiled by City Clerk Ballenberger alter the registra tion deadline Wednesday show that persons have the voting priv ilege as compared with two years All but two of the precincts in the the third and the showed increases The greatest increase was noted among the voters of the fifth pre cinct where the registration in creased from 639 in 1940 to 812 at the present City officials expect that a few more persons register before September 15 such as those who were out of the city or ill during the registration total registrations in each precinct are as follows First 617 499 621 539 812 697 647 eighth 657 602 563 eleven 537 and Alexandria And Cairo Are Raided By Axis Warplanes 29 planes raided both Cairo and Alexandria last night An Egyptian communique said there were four deaths in Cairo and no casualties Egyption officials were seeking volunteers for civil defense work in the event of further at Continued RAF attacks on Axis motor vehicles in the central sec tor of the Egyptian front were ac complished by a slight increase of enemy air activity British communique said but there was no sign of a break in the lull in land The communique said British patrols had been active by night along the entire skirmishing with enemy patrols and harassing working Minor artillery exchanges in the southern was the only other activity RED WARSHIP SUNK ROME From Italian Broad 29 speed boats are operating on Lake La which breaks Soviet front north of and have already sunk a Russian the high com mand said dispatch did not explain how the Italian craft were trans ported to Lake which cov ers square miles of Russian Presumably they and their crews were sent by train to German Baltic ports and then sailed or freighted to Finland for transfer to lake frontage held by the AUCTIONS Sept 1st Auction south of Victor Market See southwest of Virgil See on Market Elevator Operator Now Running Crane HUNT1NGTON 29 weeks ago 19 yearold Kathryn who ips the scales at 100 was running a passenger elevator in Kansas Now her jobs operating a five ton monorail crane in a war1 in dustry plant Miss Robinson is a sort of gui nea pig for the United States Em She applied for work at the local office at the time an experiment was being planned in related job Just then the war plant asked for an electric crane On the theory that the conduc tor of an electric elevator and the operator of an electric crane were related the federal employ ment men took her to the but were somewhat taken aback at the size of the Til try anything Kath ryn climbing into the cranes And just like tak ing a ride in a she pro nounced as she after a ride 20 feet above the heads of several hundred Now shes taking a threeweeks training course to perfect her LICENSE DEADLINE NEAR 29 The Department of State reported to day motorists must obtain secondhalf year license plates for their or cease driv ing Lee head of the Motor Vehicle said 643 firsthalf year plates were which will expire at midnight These owners must ob tain the secondhalf al strips masking the expiration dates on the old cease he He has ordered branch offices to remain open until 5 today and until 9 Monday to ac commodate last minute purchas CONFER ON GRIEVANCES cials of the Chevrolet transmission division were to confer today with a United Automobile Workers CIO Committee on grievances Blamed for an unauthorized one day strike which ended at 4 Arnold assistant manufac Mring manager of the General Mo tor Chevrolet said 3ie company had been given no reason for the which in terrupted production of parts for Pratt and Whitney airplane en He said grievances to be dis cussed today Attend Funeral Of Duke of Kent ff Fou VI of Englanc Haakon VII of George I of Greece and Peter II of Yugo Queen Wilhelmina o Holland attended a simple funera service for the Duke of Kent a Georges chapel at Windsor to The Duchess of Kent enterei with Queen Elizabeth and th Queen Mother and the form er helped the Duchess up the step to the choir All three wor heavy crepe The Duchess sobbed throughou the brief and as the coffin was lowered to a purple bier she sank to her knees in Queen Elizabeth comforted her while the Dean of Windsor intoned the burial The with tears in his eyes moved forward and sprinkled earth on the coffin as it descended slow ly into the The coffin was draped with the personal colors of the anc two wreaths lay on One was oth er from the The wreath oi the Duchess was made of red anc white the Dukes favorite which the Duchess had cut in the RAF rites are to take place in the historic chapel of the Order of the It was the first funeral for a member of the Windsor family to lose his life in active service in this The youngest brother of the was killed in Scot land in the crash of a plane which had set out for Iceland on a mili tary Italians Report Foes Attack Fails From Italian Broad 29 forces re pelled a motorized attack in the central sector of the Egyptian front yesterday and numerous enemy vehicles were set on fire or the Italian high com mand said British reports indicated that the desert warfare remained limit ed to patrol action and artillery The high command also reported the destruction of five British planes in three by Italian antiaircraft artillery and two by German Axis bombers continued their attacks on the Italian com munique destroying one Spitfire in An Italian convoy was attacked by British planes in the Mediter and three of the caught in the fire of escorting ves crashed into the the bul letin Enemy planes bombed and machinegunned several communit ies in Sicily the Italians but declared attacks were in PriceSupporting Plan is Approved 29 ff Secretary of Agriculture Wickard said yesterday a governmental pricesupporting program involv ing the oilseed including soy had received Presiden tial The Secretary said the Com modity Credit Corporation would be authorized to purchase and re sell vegetable oilseeds and oilseed products through contracts with refiners and bleachers who agree to pay growers not less than the governments support The Agriculture Department promised fanners last winter it would support prices at favorable evels if production was increased to meet war up sharply be cause of the loss of The pricesupport program drew sharp protests from the Chicago Board of Trade and the National Jrain Trade which con ended it would help processors more than and tend to lace ceilings upon paid on Civilian Defense Insignia Wil Be Demonstrated Croswell Stage Moving picture theaters in th United States have tc help Uncle Sam sell a billion dol lars worth of war bonds and stamp next month and to open the cam paign in But Theater has ar ranged a parade in the city Tues day night and a program on the Croswell The two Adrian the Croswell and Family will carry on the campaign all nex According to the Ad rian Boy the Adrian Ladies Fife and Drum Corps anc possibly the two Adrian companies of Michigan State Troops will tak part in the The will assemble at the armory at The parade will move east on Maumee Street from the south oij Winter Street to Church east on Church Street to Main North Main Street to Toledo east oh Toledo Stree to Broad south on Broac Street to Maumee Street and west oh Maumee Street to the Croswell commander of the county civilian defense wil speak briefly at the Family Thea ter at oclock on the civilian defense organizations and at 9 oclock at the The Ameri can Legion color guard will presenl the colors on the Croswell stage and James president of the erityAdrian will speak on the part moving picture theaters are to play in the war 3ond Members of the civilian defense organizations also will be on the itage to demonstrate the new metal helmets received for the use of civilian defense Arm ands for auxiliary police and aux iliary firemen and air raid wardens also will be on Urges Immediate Mobilization Of 18 and 19 Year Olds 29 mediate mobilization of Americas 18 and 19yearold youths was urg ed today by Max Singer of national commander of the Veter ans of Foreign Wars opening their 43rd national encampment here to If we give these boys of the age of IS and 19 at least two years we can be more certain a reater number of them will come back home to us when the war is only as but as men who are ablebodied and ihysically he We will need the active service t boys who are 18 and 19 Singer We will most cer tainly have to call them when they et For their own protec lets mobilize them now and give them the benefit of the extra they will PARTLY SCALPED NEW 29 thew was partly scalped on a subway train last there wasnt a Red skin in Feeling Mallahan gasped two hand straps and went nto a chinning He had failed to consider the whirring electric fan Fordham hospital doctors his head injuries were not FARM PRICES UP 29 Farm pricestoday stood at 163 per cent ofthe preWorld War The Agriculture Department eported that higher prices for meat livestock obaccoand truck crops re sulted in a 9point increase in the level of farm pro uctsiri the month ended 15 The increase raised the De artments index 32 points above hat of J that i SIM BIG IN Nuremberg and Saar Steel Center Hit Hard Northern France Raided BRITISH LOSE 30 PLANES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS a great war industries center and the rally ground of Hitlers Nazi and the Saar steel center of Saarbruecken were attacked heav ily by a strong force of British bombers which left large fires burning in both cities last The heaviest assault was on Nu the air ministry Thirty bombers were lost from the arge force of perhaps several many of which packed eight tons of explosives Objectives in northern France were raided by the smaller and swifter fighters during the The RAF bombers flew nearly 500 miles to reach deep in southern Saarbrueck on the French border andonly about 35 miles from is a rich coal and ironproducing An air ministry communique said 30 bombers failed to return from the On the basis of average five per cent losses on similar largescale raids in the this would put the number of participating planes at The assault was the third this week against German industrial On Thursday night a force of approximately the same strength smashed at the former Polish port of only a few miles west of Danzig on the Baltic and at a locomotivebuilding cen Monday night Wiesbaden and Frankfurt were the Home of Big Tank Plant Nuremberg is the home of a big tank factory and has a large alum inum works manufacturing piston and The SlemenSchuck ert factory there makes heavy elec trical The quaint old German city is al so an important railway center and las large repair shops for loco motives and rolling It is on the Ludwig con necting the Main and Danube river In striking at th SAF was attacking one of the best cnown German garrison In recent it had acquired con siderable notice as the parade ground and sounding board for thi annual Nazi party bu for the ALLIKBAIEJAPS Beach Set Up B Enemy Raked By Bombers Fires Are Started duration of the In the rich Saai Is inthe center of some 70 square miles of coal It has gigantic iron works and steel mills Turn to Page 7 NAZIS REPORT BERLIN From German Broad casts Soviet attacks up and down the line from embattled Stalingrad to the shores of Lake Ladoga were declared to ay to have been repulsed in heavy German forces are continuing own attacks against stronf ortifications in the Stalingrac area and have repelled Russians vho broke into the German lines in he Kaluga sector southwest o said the high command Axis troops have broken through tubbornlydefended Soviet posi tions in several sectors of the Cau a communique In the Stalingrad said the German troops en gaged in progressive attack against tronglyconstructed enemy forti In these operations they repuls ed a number of German air attacks have he Russians heavily behind cost the the communique men ioning two tankers set afire and cargo ships damaged on the Russian attacks in the Kaluga area southwest of Moscow were de cribed as especially with in antryj tank and air forces com A penetration of German lines here but the Rus ians were declared repulsed in In these hard the Rus ans were declared to have suf ered heavy casualties and to have ost 111 92 of them in a sin le area held by a German tank di Near west of So iet attacks also were renewed but were said to have broken down in lie face of a counterthrust by German troops supported by dive omber South of Lake Ladoga on the iorthern front the Russians also but they were said to ave been broughtto a standstill y a ELECTIONS ORDERED 29 National Labor Relations oard yesterday ordered collective argaining elections within 30 days mong employees of the Penn Iron Mining and he Detrola United Steel Workers CIO and le Independent Mine Workers nion will haveplaces on the Penn ron ballot United and CIO ind International Brotherhood of lectricaT Workers AFL are ompettpg lorthe supportofthe Jetrola JAP AIR FORCE MAULED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENERAL MACARTHUR1 Fighting appeared to be growing i intensity today along the mudd shores of Milne Bay as vetera Australian troops battled with eJ fective United States air support against Japanese forces attemptin to consolidate a shaky grip on th southeastern tip of New A communique from Genera MacArthurs headquarters said th Australians were in close contac with the recently landed Japanes and described the fighting as A small number of United State service troops were reported in th battle but the Allied fighting forces were said to be composed o tried Australian Imperials and mi Allied medium pilotec by Americans and escorted by Aus tralian airmen in fighter planes raking the beach heads es tablished by the Japanese and th communique reported that num erous fires were The Japanese apparently filterei into the forbidding jungle when they were engaged by the hardbit ten sloshing along trails and slashing their wa through mangrove swamps to meet the A spokesman said the weather which had slowed the early pro gress of the land and air battle was better but the troops stil were fighting in heavy The battle was proceeding sev era miles from the head of Milne Bay along the north A nar row beach there fades into the swampy jungle While there was no Indication o how the land fighting was going a recapitulation of Allied communi ques issued during the past week showed that the Japanese air force has been taking a severe mauling in the Australian According to these th Japanese have lost 42 of their famed Zero four heavy bombers and two dive bombers since last in addition to an unestimated of planes damaged Allied losseS in the same period haVe been put officiallyai only four Americanbuilt P40 fighters some of them flown by Australian been playing a big part in the Allied air Todays communique did no mention any Japanese aerial activ ity in the Milne Bay where the sturdy P40s previously had been with the destruction of two enemy divebombers and two Three Japanese planes were re ported have attacked Darwin on Australias northwest coast during the but the bulletin said they did no Receives Letter From Husband Missing in Action TRAVERSE 29 Arthur wife of Ba taans oneman has re ceived a letter from her husband dated March before the fall of the Philippines and the War De partment notification that he was missing in The atrocities committed here are unprintable and the things I have seen will never be wrote the captain of Scouts whose own Tommygun felled an incredi ble number of Japanese during the island American and Filipino troops were waging a gallant Wermuth at the time he wrote the The Japs know they have been in a good fight and they know who are the best he Wermuth is spending her vacation at the Wermuth summer home near She is a nurse in Ferndale FALLING GUN WRECKS ZERO 29 machine gun falling from an Am erican bomber sheared off the pro eller of a Japanese Zero plane causing its destruction at Milne a Melbourne Herald war cor cabled the said he story was vouched for by Gun nery Sergeant Papp and others on the Papp said the bomber came so close to another plane that he eared the machines would le made a sudden motion to ad ust his life accidentaly tiving his machine gun a There was no but screws holding the gun The gun fell I almost fol owing it in my effort to save Papp told the Xooking I was startled to ee a 200 feet below and oming up at us fast to make a lelly Now this may sound ut that falling gun hit the Zeros which was knocked to The Zero kept coming a aoment and then dived straight own to the i Prisoners Taken at Dieppe Germans Claim BERLIN From German Broad casts 29 German high command said in a specia communique today that Allied prisoners were taken during the commando operation at Dieppe Russians 19 and asserted the raid actually aimed at establishing a continental bridgehead in prepara tion for an invasion of The Allied raiding force lef more than 600 dead behind when they returned to the high command adding that bodie were washing in daily from the German losses in dead wounded both above and below Stalingrad at 597 vigorous but Thecommunique said the Allied tanks and infantry are order of operation was found on a captured British staff prov ing that the landing attempt was more than an ordinary commando raid and that it was intended to establish an invasion The British Broadcasting Corp advised the French people before and during the raid that the opera tion was not an The German communique saic the British losses in the action in cluded 127 four destroyers two torpedo one seven transports and a number ot landing German losses were placed at 35 planes and one submarine TO TAX PLAN Provides For PayAsYouGo Collection 29 JP Chairman George DGa said to lay the Senate Finance Commit ee probably would reconsider the luml plan for payasyougo col ection of individual income taxes aefore voting on a Houseapproved provision of the new revenue bill evying 5 per cent on in dividends beginning Senator Byrd DVa said after and that erest and January 1 conference with George ienator Clark DMo Jeardsley chairman of the New York Federal Reserve would be available next week for estimony before the committee if t decides to reconsider two prev ious votes rejecting his Ruml recommended erasing 1941 ncome liabilities and applying payments made this year on the L942 with adjustments a1 he end of the year if the taxpay ers net receipts were either more or less than his income for Payments thereafter would e made weekly or monthly on the current years Byrd told reporters he believed some plan could be worked out assessing a withholding tax to nake the collections under the Ruml George said he was ure a majority of the committee wanted to study such a proposal if a modified version could be vorked The chairman added that de pite committee much dissatisfaction remained with the machinery set up to collect the 5 er cent withholding levy placed n the bill by the Affecting payrolls his levy would require employers o deduct money from an employ ees certain specified payment on the employees 1943 Income On March the employee vould pay the difference between vhat had been collected from him y the withholding method and he amount of his regular income Senator Taft ROhio said he xpected the committee to recon ider the Ruml plan next week sfter probably on orporation tax The Treasury proposed a com ilicated new corporation schedule o the committee with n overall limitation on taxation f 80 per cent of the net income f any ostwar redit of 12 per cent of tax Tia The committee quickly accept d a portion of the Treasurys pro osals and voted to eliminate the apital stock tax of per declared valuation and its ttendant declared value excess rofits It suggested a debtretirement TIGHTEN HOLD ON AIRDROME 29 ese troops were reported today o have reinforced their hold on he newly recaptured Chuhsien from which United Na ions planes may one day bomb by occupying the walled ity of Chuhsien itself and Chang five miles to the Field dispatches announced the achieved at the expense of arrisons weakened by mysterious apanese The Chinese Central News Agency said the recapture of huhsien in western Chekiang rovince within three and a half ours bomber flight of Japan ave General KaiSheks orces control of nearly 220 miles f the 450milelong Chekiang Kiangsi raU ATTACKS Report Germans Have Moved Two Fresh Di visions Into Action MAJOR CRISIS APPARENT By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS troops have hurled back German attacks wedged deeply into the citys de fenses in another sector and the command has moved two divisions into the Rus sians said Dead men clad in the greyish green of Hitlers legions were re ported piled high on the sandy steppes before Soviet trenches and the government Izves described prisoners as hungry and almost a major defense crisis was A Nazi tank division and one riore infantry division maneuvered nto position after a forced march torn the Dan Bend bridgeheads and aerial plying the skies with fighters and brought up hundreds of other Ger Some of these dropped as para rhutists behind the Russian Automatic gunners duelled in the areas between fortified Smoke spiraled up from bombed areas of sprawled on the west band of the The government declared Rumanians and Italians dead in a vain attempt to hold one wedge under Russian counterat tacks northwest of the Red Army men were declared bearing up under mass bombing and their sharp flanking blows southwest of Stalingrad were re ported to have put the Germans oh the The sector of the deep German enetration was not but he implication was that it was west of the The midday communique said that in this en gagement also the Germans suf fered heavy losses hi men and Kill 150 Germans One incident was cited from the southwestern in which a Soviet unit threw back an enemy destroyed two German tanks and killed 150 Russian forces were reported to iave struck heavily at Axis col umns driving into the Caucasus and recaptured 13 additional villages during increased assaults upon Ger in the upper Volga bog lands near 130 miles northwest of Soviet campanies still hold the iorthern section of a dispatch and are strik ng at the Germans behind plane aid smoke The Red navy and supporting varplanes were credited with the destruction of four more Axis ves submarine in the Black a transport in the Baltic and two ransports totaling tons in the Barents Numerous prisoners were de clared by the army led Star to have been captured on he central where Field Mar hal Model was reported in charge of Nazi defenses as commander of he ninth Turn to Page 7 2 SHIPS SUNK 29 ubmarines in the jursuing their campaign against jerman and Italian have unk a large tanker and a large upply ship and scored torpedo hits on three other supply the admiralty announced Four undersea craft were cited or these new commanded by Commander attacked a convoy ol wo large supply ships escorted by hree War At A Glance Todays Map If andswhen the Allies decide to nvade one of the most ikely spots for this thrust would e the Channel Coast of or a map the turn to By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS makes third big assault of week as bombers per laps 600 hit German nidus trial centers of Nuremberg and Saarbruecken with loss of 30 Nasis claim prisoners taken at Dieppe and assert British left more than 400 armies fight to wipe out German wedge in central defenses of German incendiary bombs set fires in heart of list Rumanians and Italians killed in single sector of trench fighting on British submarines sink large Axis tanker and supply ship in raids against Axis AFRICA Italians say Axis troops beat off British motorized attack on El Alamein FAR Mac Arthurs headquarters report Aus tralian with reinforce in close contact with enemy invaders on shores of Milne Bay in New Fighting growing in intensity despite torrential Official silence shrouds de velopments in continues with drawal from East China Chinese claim occupation of city of Chuhsien and near ;