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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - February 7, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Colder FEBRUARY 1942 PRICE 3 CLOCKS IN COUN1Y WILL MOVE AHEAD Some Localities Plan New School Hours to Meet Change in Time USUAL TIME IN STORES Adrian and Lenawee county schools are making a variety of adjustments to the new War which will take effect at 2 oclock Monday moving the clock one hour School boards were of the opinion that the sun would catch up withthe clock within the next few but in many cases the hours have been changed particularly to ac comodate the younger pupils who find it necessary to leave home in the Most Adrian residents expect to lake the nationwide change to daylight savings time in their stride and intend to offset the loss of one hour by an early curfew Sunday Mayor Harry Lundahl said Adrian will set its clocks ahead most of the rest of the coun try Monday Well do what were supposed to do and we arent going to crab about eith Lundahl To Change City Clock The clock in the city hall tow official time piece to a great many Adrian will be ad justed to the new time early Mon day morning so that townspeople will be coming to work at their banks will open at hour with the sec usual Stores and their regular clocks set retary of the Chamber of Com said this morning that fac tories will also make the adjust ment with the workers reporting at the usual men working on the midnight shift will lose an hours work when clocks are set Boys and girls in Adrian kinder gartens and elementary grades will get a break on their sleep with the new time Public school officials have decreed that they will report at 9 oclock in stead of so they wont be walking to school before daylight The rest of the schobl day will be adjusted The new schedule will be 9 to noon and to 4 Change at Morenci Schools at Morenci will open Monday at oclock War The morning session will last until In the afternoon the hours will be from to This the most radical adjustmentnoted among the schools of the Ballots are being sent to the par ents of the Sand Creek student body for a vote on school Three choices will be Par ents may vote to go along with school opening at 9 oclock War Time they may vote to have the school open at 10 oclock War Time or they may vote for a compromise of oclock War The ballots will be returned Monday and an announcement will be made to the student body concerning the open MOTHER OF PEARL HARBOR MAN DONATES BLOOD Thielan of Adrian had extra reason for wanting to give a pint of her blood to the American Red Cross blood bank when the doctor and nurses were here yesterday to take blood from voluntary You her is with the Marine Corps in Pearl After her like that of the other is converted into blood plasma it will be placed at the disposal of Navy and Marine Corps It is highly improbable that Thielans blood ever will oe needed by her and it is hoped that it will not But it may be a big factor in saving the life of one of the men who are fighting for the same things that Benjamin is fighting Behind Thielan as the blood from a vein in her arm starts to drain into the glass receptacle on the side of the cot are E Heideman of Detroit and Hervey chair man of the Lenawee county branch of the Red British Artillery Engages Ene my Small Boats in Johore Strait take will effect open open ing hour which will The school Monday at 9 At schools will Monday at the usual Eastern Standard Clocks will be advanced to War Time Monday night and the school will open Tuesday morning at War War Time at Hudson The Hudson schools will oper ate on War opening Monday at oclock and closing at 4 Only one adjustment may be made at the kindergarten of the East Side Parents will be esked Monday if they would prefer to have the kindergarten open one half hour at If a ma jority favor the announcement will be made The West Side which meets in the wfll not be At War Time willgo into effect Monday with school opening at the usual horn Superintendent Berkhof said that some adjustment might be made later in the opening hours for the elementary grades by call Ing these classes at Clinton and Blissfield schools will change over to War Time Monday morning with school opening at the usual At schools will change over to War but will open at 9 oclock and close at 4 oclock in stead of opening at and closing at as in the past The Onsted schools will open at 9 and dose at Deerfield schools will open at oclock War Time The Cement City schools will change to War Time Monday morning and school open at 9 oclock and close at BET THEYLL DO IT 7 ff The OMalleys and other sons of Erin are working like mad on a new destroyer at a Se attle The navy decided would be christened the in honor of another good the late Dick a Im mediately the boys decided it should be launched March St Patricks The supervisor of 13th naval district said it seemed impossible by that there was a bare His name 5s So the Kellys and the OMalleys are hard at work to get the Doyle dunked in the green on March J FOES BATTERY SILENCED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS long range guns shelled fesidential areas of Singapore today for the first time and British artillery in a thundering cannon silenced a ene my small boats in johpre Strait The statement the en gagement of Japanese smallboats did not make clear whether the Japanese were attempting to cross narrow Johore but the craft mentioned are the type which like ly would be used in an effort to land small bodies of men on the northern shore of Singapore Is The British Far East while announcing there had been some shelling of residential did not state the extent of dam At the same it said the Jap anese again raided the fortified is land and caused some damage by British guns trained on the coast line of southern Johore state smashed an enemy battery in that the statement The British said the Japanese shelling had increased in intensity and was causing some damage in the north of the A few casualties were When the Japanese air raiders came over the oftbombed city for their customary morning fighters of the Far East command rose to join battle and destroyed one Japanese the Far East command It added that another plane prob ably destroyed and two were while all the British fighters returned to their It was announced that during yes terdays raids on Singapore island one Japanese twin bomber and one single engine bomber were destroy ed In combat with British Turn to Page 2 Germans Report British Destroyer Sunk by UBoat By HOIG GAT If the American Red Cross blood donor senice operates as smoothly and efficiently all over the land as it did in Adrian an al mighty big bank of dried blood plasma soon will be available for the men in the armed if and when they need In something less than six hours yesterday afternoon in hospital quarters arranged at the basement of the Presbyterian the Detroit traveling unit of doctors and nurses collected 109 full pints of blood from Adrian One hundred and seventeen donors re ported but four were rejected for one reason or another and four others were unable to contribute a full pint For most of the donors the oc casion was more fun than a Sun day school One young fel low from Adrian College keeled over at the refreshment table af ter doing his bit but recovered He didnt rest long enough the nurses Every one felt a mite woozy after the A cup of BERLIN from German broadgrape a sandwich or a cookie casts 7 British fixed that be Back Because the Red Crossunit will visit Tecumseh in March or April I never felt better in my is the consensus of Wesley Richard Camburn and Mayor left to who were in the vanguard of Adrian blood Perry is shown serving refreshments to the The men ate the sandwiches and coffee because they were and not because they felt the need for nourishment after their Tolford insisted that he felt better after he had given a pint of blood than he did No he Ive done this before and I always feel better Heres Red Corpuscles Eye View Of Red Cross Blood Donor Service charming auburn haired Miss Phyllis Terry who formerly lived in takes blood pres sure and talks over old She wanted to see my Turn to Page 6 AlLIEDlrWClEF stroyer has been sunk offtheEngj lish west coast by a German sub the high command report ed listing eight alhed mer chantmen totaling tons as having been sunk by Nazi sea and air forces on both coasts of the At Off the east coast of North the war bulletin German Uboats sank six enemy merchant ships with a total dis placement of Off the English west it German bombers sank two merchantmen tons and scored bomb hits on five Authoritative sources said the toll of ships sunk off the American coast now had reached 55 with a total tonnage of NO DRAFT FIGURES 16 registration figures on the 16 draft will be selective service headquarters has an Such according to a War Department consti tuted restricted The ban on figures will apply statewide and as well as on a national and may possibly return to Adrian again in the and because more blood donors may be needed at that well just try to give I To Direct all Joint British American Action 7 eightman combined chiefofstaff board was established in this United Nations war capital today to direct all BritishAmerican joint action by sea and air and on factory assembly American members are Admiral Harold the chief of naval operations George Mar the army chief of staff Ad miral commander in chief of the United States and chief of the army air The British members are Field Marshal Sir John former chief of the imperial general staff Admiral Sir Charles Little Lieut Sir Colville Wemyss and Air Marshal In its announcement of the move late yesterday the War Department said the new board amounts to a combined command post for the you a red corpuscles eye view of command post for the thP conduct of all joint operations of the You walk into the basement of the Presbyterian maybe somewhat concerned after reading about this blood The very word is cause enough to shudder arid But the atmosphere is A member of the with dark hair and dark and very puts the donor at takes name and ad dress and other information and gets your signature saying that you are giving the blood to the Red Cross and that the Red Cross wont be held responsible in the event of She thought I had a real pretty With the chart filled out by the dark haired girl you proceed into the custody of the very pleasant and friendly puts a thermometer in your mouth and says roll up your right You roll up the two governments in the Besides directing military opera tions it will have jurisdiction over production and distribution of war work in collabora tion with representatives of the other United Although similar in many re spects to high com mand of the last the new agency apparently has more actual power to act On broad strategical questions it will make joint recommendations to the heads of the American and British It is em powered to act without delay on immediate matters relating to cur rent AUCTIONS PublJc auction south of Virgil See on Market ULJ vuui ii KIII ajeeve xuui Auction sale north ot your left Another advcn Transport Sent to Bottom Admit Amboina Virtually in Enemy Hands DUTCH NAVY IS INTACT By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Japanese cruiser has been sunk and another cruiser and a sub marine hit by Dutch naval forces off the Dutch high com mand announced but it ac knowledged that the site of the second largest Netherlands Indies sea was virtually in enemy In a separate action west of it a big Japanese transport also was sunk yesterday by Dutch air As for the Indies it was declared officially to be absolutely at sea and ready for ac The Japanese had declared that two Dutch cruisers were at least two others were heavily dam and claimed the virtual an nihilation of the Dutch between Celebes and New Guinea in the Molucca is the fifth Indies foothold won by the Japanese since the start of their invasion on It was in this the Dutch that the Japanese cruiser was The communique acknowledged also that capital ol Dutch West had been completely The Jap anese previously had taken the little oilproducing island of Tara off the Borneo east the east Borneo port of Balikpapan the Menado region of northerr and the Kendari region of southern The third air attack on Soeraba the Indies 1 naval base whose importance to the United Nations has been multiplied by the siege of was reported by the communique but it damage was Slight Full details of the raid had not been received and it was not known whether the attack was on the heavy scale of its predecessors or at what cost in enemy warplanes it had Besides the attack on that po tential invasion point on the island of the reported Japanese raids also on on the island of Sumatra onthe island of Bali which flanks Java to the and on dispersed ob jCctives but said ajl with little UP PROTESp STATE Zealand and Grand Rapids Adopt Central Standard Time By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The federal edict to move clocks ahead one hour Monday continued today to evoke protests from some sections of Holland and Zeeland followed the lead of Grand Rapids by adopt ng Central Standard Thus Mondays advance would put them on Central War time as opposed to the Eastern War time for the rest of the which is one hour Whether Grand Rapids would reverse its decision not to move up with the rest of the state still was Four of the seven city commissioners said they had changed their minds in the mat ter and urged that a special meet ing of the commission be called so that the city could return to Eastern Standard At Bad Howard Nu Speaker of the House of said Huron coun ty residents were much op posed to advancing their and doubted if the change would be That sentiment prevails gener he throughout the Thumb Agricultural Commissioner Leo Card has indorsed a campaign o have businesses in rural com munities change their hours of op erations so that who he said were governed by the sun and not by the would not be in George chairman of the Saginaw county board of supervi wired Van Wagoner to urge the special session of leg slature which convenes Monday to adopt Central Standard time for the A similar proposal was voiced recently by Mayor George of Grand Van has opposed such LOSES 1 TIGER NEW 7 many Hall has lost its 1 Christopher who guid ed the citys famous Democratic committee since He was oust ed last night by slightly less than a full vote alter a bitter The 70yearold chief tarn fought his foes to the when the 12 H to 11 13 vote was an he walked out with the simple statement Its all right with Sullivan was the second leader to feel the axe since the Republican fusion organization headed by Mayor LaGuardia swept the oncemighty Tammany forces from power eight years John Curry was the first MacArthur Scorns Plea Of Aged Filipino To Give Up Battle Events Of Last Week Bring The Japanese Closer To Java By BODWEK Staff Correspondent at Dutch Official Netri Agency Feb 7 Aneta to lightning events of the past week have brought the Japanese closer to and the attempted invasion of this island bastion of the southwest Pacific is expected to begin Air raids on Soerabajaand oth er Java towns during the and extensive Japanese aer ial are interpret ed here as preliminary to an all out At the end of nine weeks of the Pacific the pattern of the Japanese drive into the South Seas can be summarized as a two headed radiating seven ten which have pushed ahead with varying Some of these arms have been but none has been decisively cut There is no doubt that the Jap anese are out to surround rich in densely populat ed and strategically situated at the gateway between the Pacific and Indian How Tentacles Develop The two heads of the hydralike Japanese drive consist first of Hainan and and of Japan The from west to have developed as follows The push from IndoChina in the direction of the Indian Ocean by way of seeking to cut off Chinas the Burma and also to control the sea lanes of the Indian The drive from IndoChina ARMYS RESERVES CALIF By ASSCjCiATElJ HRESS Roosevelt issued an executive order today calling into the active military service all organized re serve units of the army not already on active The orders said the effective dates for calling these units would be announced later by the secretary of Like those already ordered to ac tive these units will serve for the duration of the war and or six months after its termina subject to earlier relief or Units not already in active fight ng service were not detailed in the The President acted under au hority of the law approved August and aihended December 1941 and of the national defense act of 1916 and as commander in chief of the army of the United Rationing to Get Under Way in Few Weeks 7 Fear of what the neighbors might think or say is expected to prove a powerful deterrent to sugar hoarding under the stamp ration ing plan which will start in a few weeks with registration of consumers in their neighborhood school The announcement by Price Ad ministrator Leon Henderson that school teachers would be his agents in handling the applications of consumers for stamp for every adult and child in the sugar ration like that for tires and on a neighborhood That some officials might be as effective as the stern but hardtoenfore legal penalties which could be incoked to pre vent sugar hoarding or bootleg Each householders knowledge that the people next door might and that gossip might reach the ears of the local rationing boards which will supervise the is suance of stamp might head off any inclination to hoard hese officials noted Turn to Page 4 Late Bulletins Panama Canal 7 United States Navy announced today the loss through accident of the submarine S26 in 101 feet of water January 24 with only three 7 War Department reported today that Japanese heavy artillery rained shells on three American bits at the entrance of Manila but no material damage through Malaya to This arm apparently will seek later to extend over Eastern Sumatra to the Sunda from where it would be in a position to strike at A probably also from which thrust to Brit ish North Borneo and then south into Dutch Borneo and now apparently occupied Pon A drive which probably came from Japan proper by way of the Philippines and first seized the Island of Tarakan off the east coast of then grasped Bal where it was halted by the vigorous Allied onslaught against the invasion fleet in Ma cassar Turn to Page 2 IS BEING SET UP AS II T Fate 26 of Her Crew of 38 Unknown ATLANTIC 7 ship the 17th reported sent to the bottom by enemy sub marines prowling along the Atlan tic coast of the United States and the fate of 26 of the 38 members of the crew of the India Arrow was still unknown Captain Carl Johnson of New one of those rescued yesterday by two cod I am doubtful if any others The captain and 11 others brought here after 36 long hours in a battling bitter cold and an unfriendly and yet able to see the lights of this shore were undaunted and announced The owned by the SoconyVacuum Oil was torpedoed and then shelled at 7 It sank quick giving rise to he belief that some of the crew were trapped The explosion tossed Johnson and others into the Others leaped after Two lifeboats were launched butRaaio Operator Ed ward Shear of Port said the ship keeled over on apparently crushing and sinking it with its The other boat barely drifted clear of the surface oil when tns latter caught Shear Those in the he could hear the screams of men in the crying for but couldnt see Several times during the night they saw ships and sent up But all changed course away from the apparently afraid of a submarine Shear 7 pounding without pause at the German military machine on the snowcovered western tiave driven the Germans out of two important localities and de stroyed several German firing posi tions and defense works in recent the Russians reported One Soviet artillery unit pushed forward with the infantry during the past two weeks in one area and destroyed several German firing positions and defense the ivar report By concentrated fire they an nihilated over enemy men and the communique One tank unit on the western the area before de stroyed a German firing position and wiped out 300 men and it was The midnight for the fourth noted destruction of German planes on the Moscow The communique list ed seven more shot bringing the fourday total to Chicken Dinners For Boys His Part In Defense Effort FORT 7 ing a sentry at Fort Custer guard house 4 has its One cold night this week a sol dier pacing his post was approached by a man burdened with a large The it turned was Gus of nearby known far and wide for his fried Thought you might like a bite to eat this Sahlstrom told the passing over the basket heaped with piping hot and a pot of steaming cof Sure replied the Sahlstrom picked up the basket next found it and cided to make his visit a Guess these boys like chicken as well as any he From now on the boys at 4 will get a chicken dinner every Wednesday Guess thatll be my part for national Filipinos Told Their American Pay Is Losing Its Value By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MacArthurs army scorned the call of the embittered old Filipino rebel Emilio for immediate surrender and once more set itself today against the shock of new as sault from a gathering Japanese horde to the The Philippines commander sent word of the surrender plea as he awaited attack by Japanese armies being reinforced from nine trans ports which were unloading troops yesterday in During the past few days Ameri can and Filipino troops have been bombarded by the Japanese radio broadcasts and pamphlets urging them to said a War Department communique last night These appeals have occasioned considerable amusement for the A radio broadcast addressed to General MacArthur was made bv Emilio Aguinaldo from who led the revolution against the United States in is apparently being put forward by the Japanese as a sort of Philip pine He urged immediate The appeal was ignored by General A pock 72yearold reminder of turmoil in the islands at the turn of the Aguinaldo lived in feudal grandeur amid and family retainers at his estate near Manila for 40 Kept Peace Oath For 40 years he kept his solemn oath not to engage in subversive activities against the United States or the Philippine commonwealth but Manila knew he always nursed the idea of being head of an in dependent He was solemn figure at such state occasions as inaugura tions or sessions of the territorial but took little part in public One reason was that he spoke only Spanish and his native refusing to leani To those who asked Aguinaldo invariably replied We have been promised our if that promise is kept no one need speak Aguinaldo never forgot that when a United States warship car ried him back to the Philippines from exile by the Spanish in he rallied of his country men to aid American troops throughbut the siege of Manila and to victory over the But when Philippine nationalist hopes were dashed by the treaty of Paris which recognized Ameri can jurisdiction over the he led his armies in open revolt He was captured by General Fun ston after two years of stubborn On April he took an oath of allegiance to the United Little Political Influence In recent years Aguinaldo has had little influence in and it was doubtful whether his appeal carry much weight with the The were backing up this apparent use of a Philippine puppet with a constant psychological campaign against American influence in occupied ons of the The newest development of this campaign was set forth in the War Departments night communique The latest pamphlet dropped by Japanese aviators over our lines declares that American money is rapidly becoming valueless and that the pay the soldiers are receiving from the United States will do them no The pamphlet con cludes by urging the Filipino trodps to American and Filipino soldiers fighting on Batan Peninsula have received frequent reports from Manila about the worthless invas ion currency the Japanese are at tempting to circulate at the point of the Hence this pam phlet appears to them particularly Turn to Page 6 3 HURT IN TRAIN WRECK 7 One man was killed and at least three others were injured late last night when the Pennsylvania Rail roads Pittsburgh Flyer crashed in to a freight The Flyers locomotive and five of its six cars were along with several freight Wreck age was strewn along the tracks blocking traffic on the main General Superintendent Davis identified the dead man as Oil the Fly ers He said the John also of Oil was unaccounted Davis said the accident occurred when a yard dengine of the Nickle Plate which also uses the Pennsylvanias backed sev eral freight cars into the Flyers ;