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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - January 29, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM JL Slightly Warmer JANUARY 1942 HEMISPHERE SOLIDARITY CONFIRMED Peru and Ecuador Agree to Settle Old Boun dary Dispute CONFERENCE IS ENDED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE Western Hemisphere solidarity was Affirmed unanimously and Peru and Ecuador agreed to settle their 111yearold boundary dispute in a triumphant windup of the Pan American conference here early to The conclusion came in post conference mediation of the Peru vianEcuadorean differences sev eral hours after foreign ministers of the 21 American republics had formally adjourned their twoweek The major fruits of the confer ence were contained in 41 resolu in and mending severance of relations with the setting up joint mili economic and financial boards and otherwise covering virtually the entire field of Pan American re Ecuador was signed up as the 21st to indorse Her delegation had insisted on settlement of the boundary dispute SWEETHEARTS TALK ACROSS OCEAN Across miles of land and radio waves car ried the conversation of Miss lola of second from and her sol Private Milburn Hutchinson the first American soldier to land in Northern Also talking to Henke from Minneapolis were his Carl Germanborn restaurant operator at and the soldiers mother right Second from right is station announcer Peter ARE REPORTED OFF 1IQUS COAST Seen as Evidence That Major Part of Undersea War Shifted to Waters RAIDERS TAKE LONG RISK Ey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 29 reported presence of the marauding Uboats right off the coast of Texas offered fresh evidence today that Germany has shifted a major por tion of its underseas war to Amer as a This was accomplished at a gath ering of Foreign Minister Julio Tobar Donoso of Foreign Minister Alfredo Solf Muro of Teamsters Offer Money With or Without Interest 29 authorized to turn 000 belonging to the Teamsters In ternational Union over to the gov ernment as a loan with or without hoped today that the ges ture would start a vast flow of in funds into the United Tobar although describ ing the border proposals as an immense sacrifice to finally signed a bound and berib boned pact with Peru at EST Solf Muro said he was satis fied with the proof is I have just signed it Both nations yielded some claims in the area of roughly JWe square miles of mountainous jungle land with stretches for 300 miles north of the upper agree ing more or less upon the status Tobin will go to Washington next week to confer with Treasury of ficials and seek a way to trans fer the unions funds to govern ment As president of the large American Federation of Labor af he was voted authority bj the internationals executive board to draw a check for the and endorse it over to the United States We would live to see other large accumulations of cash made available to the in terest said I can think of one organization right now Ti 1 quo of Peru to move her that could very well turn f 000 or more over for national He did not know if machinery existed for effecting the transac July a spokesman Frontier Charted Nineteen rivers and two ravines were named in charting the course of the accepted frontier from upper reaches of the Zarumilla River to the confluence of the Grepi and nlLUl IlLfl It was stipulated that the agree UM ment was guaranteed by themedi ator subject to such minor rectifications as may be agreed upon in the but said he would be in Wash ington next week and would confer with proper PATROLS BATTLE IN SAND ROME REPORTS ROME from Italian broadcast 29 and Axis pa trols fought extensively yesterday near in western through desert sand the high command said Despite handicaps of the German and Italian air forces were said to have carried out continuous actions against British supply lines in the battle instituted last week with a surprise thrust eventually extended northeastward 150 miles ay the armored units of Envin Attacks COST OF ARMY PLANES ican Since enemy transatlantic raiders appeared all indications have pointed to a more concerted campaign involving much greater strength than the spectacular lone wolf forays of a few Uboats in World War The enemy is known to have sunk 14 American or Allied and to have lost a number of U boats in the Despite the losses the sphere of operations ap pears to be widening instead of con At first navy announcements 250 Dead Or 71 Saved In The Torpedo Sinking Of Canadian Ship UOFTHOm Japanese Within 30 Mil Means of Curbing Excess War of Axis air forces against Malta the high command and military ob jectives were A British air raid upon capital of Libya and major base of Axis military was ac There was slight damage and several persons were the statement One British plane was reported shot down in an air Only Chile and Ecua dor had not signed a resolution recommending severance of rela tions with Italy and Japan when the conference ad Banking and financial experts of the republics are to meet in Washington soon to set up uniform procedure for control of the funds of Axis nationals and firms and de hemisphere currency stablization Military and naval officers of the republics are to form an inter American defense board which will work in collaboration with the United States general Turn to 2 TO OUMPWAR SPOILS Planned to Unload Millions in Diamonds in to Fi nance Propaganda NEW 29 bi zarre scheme whereby German agents sought to unload in markets millions of dollars worth of diamonds found in occupied Bel gium and The Netherlands was re counted yesterday in a federal in dictment charging four men and a New York corporation with conspi racy in dumping loot and spoils of Turn to Page 2 SET AT UN PLANTS Members of union groups at the Magnesium Fabricators and Bonn Aluminum Brass Corporation plants have been notified by the Detroit office of the National La bor Relations Board that the run off election to determine which of three unions will represent the workers in the plants will be held next February In the initial election held Janu ary none of the unions receiv upon methods to establish a ed a majority of the votes cast making a runoff election neces The three unions involved are the the UAWAFL and the Independent Magnesium and Aluminum Workers A petition for the runoff elec tion was filed with the NLRB of Already County Ad nan From all indications Lenawee county will more than double its quota of for the American Red Cross War Relief chairman of the campaign in the reported today that has been contributed in communities outside of He stated that a number of commun ities have not made their final re and he does not expect to have all the money in before the first of next in the county report not before listed are from Ad rian from Franklin from Hudson and more from In Adrian the quota was and while the campaign closed in the city two weeks ago when the quota was nearly doubled contri butions continue to come in and to date the sum received in Adrian Profits Sought 29 Limitation of the navys authority to negotiate contracts without com petitive bidding was proposed today by Chairman Walsh of the Senate Naval Affairs Commit tee as a step toward controlling ex cess war With colleagues questioning the cost of army fighting Walsh told reporters he hoped to amend a pending bill so that the negotiated contracts under which many ships and planes ate built for the navy would yield no excessive This might be he by providing for the writing of cost restrictions into the con pending submission by the Treasury of a definite plan to re strict or recapture through taxation large profits piled up from the armament Senators LaFollette and Tydings had asserted in the Senate yesterday that Con gress ought to look more painstak ingly into proposed expenditures for war The proved and sent yesterdajna army ap priations measure providing funds for combat and train ing after only 27 minutes of V CU fices m Detroit Monday amounts to S10 677 70 tc Kenneth international rep resentative of the said yesterday that his organiza tion filed a petition because we feel that this matter should be cleared up in the interests of na tional The UAWCIO also The election is to be conducted in the same meaner as the prev ious The voting will take place in the Bohn plant Ballot ing is to start at 6 oclock in the morning and continue until It will start again at 1 oclock in the afternoon and end at 6 Before the bill Tydings told his colleagues he though the time had arrived for some reduction in the cost of in dividual planes because the coun try rapidly was reaching a mass production Tydings declared that the aver age cost of planes and equipment under the bill would be and said it appeared that a fixed figure had been established which was not being reduced even though costs dropped under mass production Turn to Page 13 GERMAN SUNK IS IDENTIFIED told of hostile submarine activity off the northeastern Next New England was specifically men then the waters from Hat teras to Nova and now the latest official report places raiders deep in the Gulf of Mexico an American Presumably these navy commandant said they were doubtlessly German slipped through the Strait of Florida be tween Key West and Their apparent mission was to prey on coastal preferably the tankers which shuttle from the gulf oil there was a potential threat of even more daring for the Gulf of Mexico via the Yucatan channel is a side door entrance to the Carib bean and the inner approaches to the Panama Bases King Gulf Whatever their the raiders were taking exceptionally long for they have poked their noses into a veritable hor nets A number of air and navy bases ring the and while army and navy authorities kept mum on counter the be By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 29 Fierce fighting Australian troops wielding bayonets in close fighting success fully counterattacked the Japan ese above was an nounced butthe British Far East command indicated the picked Japanese troops had penetrated to about 30 miles from the Strait of The Strait of along whose shore the British have begun clear ing a milewide strip in preparation for the battle of Singapore separates the fortified island from the mainland by about a mile of The British Far East command anonunced that its troops are in contact in the center with Japanese in the LayangLayang Lay angLayang is a town on the mam Singapore railroad 30 miles above the It was on this central front that a company of Australians charged with bayonets yesterday and in flicted about 200 casualties on the the Far East command at no cost to This indicates a considerable ad vance by the since the latest report had located the fight ing in that area about 15 or 20 miles to the around Kluang and The Japanese on the east coast of Malaya were fighting the British about Ulu the Far East com mand Of The Strait Of Johore inflicted about 250 The Australians suffered about 30 cas Heavy aerial activity by the Jap anese it was but a Japanese bomber formation which approached Singapore Island this morning was driven off by our fighter aircraft and forced to jetti son their Other formations attacked tar gets on the but reports of damage and casualties had not yet been Turn to Page 13 This apparently was in the vi cinity where the Sidili River flows into the China If this would place the Japanese about 40 miles northeast of the Strait of The Japanese veteran fifth divi sion is fighting on the central sec lief here was that they were vigor BUZZARDS SLOW WAR BERLIN from German broad casts 29 were reported by the high command to day to have restricted fighting in I enemy Assaults Broken Up by Artil lery Fire Enemy Losses Heavy 29 The War Department reported to day that headlong Japanese infan try assaults on General Douglas MacArthurs lines in the Batan Peninsula had been broken up by American artillery fire with heavy the Crimea and on the southern sector of the Russian mainland Money Given The Red Cross Is Spent For Many Purposes By MADGE MQXIKIN The American Red Cross has called for war relief Doubtless further calls will come for your time and and again youll give gen erously and without question for Lenawee county citizens never yet have failed when the call came from the Red You may have wondered just how your donated dollars were be ing You knew you gave on the urgent appeal to help suffer ing humanity somewhere and in some You were confident your contributions and those of millions of others were being us ed wisely but just how you werent The American Red Cross was born out of the travail of Its original purpose when founded 60 years ago was to help the sick and wounded of the Un der the Congressional charter of 1905 the American Red Cross be came a semigovernmental institu tion with a definite part to play in our It was charged with the duty of acting as a med ium of communication between th people of America and their Arm and Pemce Time Services The Red Cross expanded rapidly to meet the many calls for its hu manitarian services during the World Many of the peace time activities of the last two dec ades grew out of the national needs revealed at that The peace time services which and all of support through our membership contributions given at Soil Call include disaster first water highway and home accident prevention nursing and so The whole peace time organiza tion is so planned that it may be adapted speedily and smoothly to national defense needs and right now the Lenawee Chapter one of in the United is as sisting and producing in almost un believable Turn to RED Page 2 In The Netherlands the department a third attack by heavy American bombers on Jap anese shipping in Macassar Straits destroyed an enemy transport in Balikpapan harbor and set another transport Two enemy fight ing planes were shot down and a third with all American planes returning safely to their This apparently was the same action announced yesterday from 29 ad miralty today identified the seago ing German submarine U95 as the undersea boat which was sunk last 26in a torpedo duel with a Netherlands submarine on the moonlit surface of the Mediterra Gert com mander of the 517ton and 11 other officers and crew the only been brought to Britain as The Netherlands submarine won the fight with a torpedo hit which ripped away the whole after part of the The German craft sank ous in Turn to SEA Page 13 CHURClUSGlN Commons Told to Close With Germans as Soon as Possible By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS House of with but one dissent ing expressed confidence to day in the conduct of the war by Prime Minister Churchill after he had told them the United States was determined to close German foe as soon as The vote was 464 to The presence of an AEF on soil of the United North ern the desire of the United States that her ready troops should establish battle con tact as soon as tne Prime Minister In a 42minute summation for his government as the House moved toward a vote of Churchill also indicated appoint ment of a British counterpart to the United States chief of war pro Donald and dis closed that Singapore had been steadily reinforced for a fight to the These were Churchills high spots The AEF in the United Kingdom It meets the wishes of the No Change in West To the where the Japanese imperial guards are leading the the British reported no change in the Heavy fighting was reported around 40odd miles north The statement said Australians fighting on the east coast last Tues tcappied the ese between the Australian forward elements and Australian fire and American people and leaders of that republic that the large mass of trained and equipped troops they have in the United States should come in contact with the enemy as close and as soon as Turn to Page 13 15 Jap Ships 21 Hit In Macassar Straits Battle DUTCH iRNEO GOAL OF JAPgSE DRIVES Defense Forces Destroy All Important Objectives 29 Japanese forces driving for a new foothold closer to the heart of the Dutch East Indies have launched a twopronged drive on chief city on the west coast of Dutch the Indies high command announced lying on the equator across the China Sea from Singa is only 440 miles airline north of the Indies The high command said this lat est Japanese already threatening was being carried out by seaborne troops newly landed at 85 miles north of and by other forces which early in the Pacific war occupied cap ital of which lies some 135 miles northeast of Pontianak and 100 miles east and slightv north of Pemangkat Naval aircraft are attacking the the high command re and the defense forces have destroyed all important objec tives in the endangered That the Dutch apparently were aware this new offensive was im minent was seen in the fact that navy bombers have been hammer ing at Kuching for the past two concentrating their attacks on the airdrome and storage The overland drive at Pontianak had been preceded by several Jap anese air The first and Reds Say 4O German Trans ports Sunk Since Wars Start by Submarines 29 ued Red army advances which cost the Germans heavily in the coun teroffensive officially aimed at to tal victory within the year were announced without by the Russian information bureau A further slackening of the German war effort on the Finnish front perhaps was illustrated by withdrawal of Nikolaus von Falkenhorst from that frigic combat A Stockholm dis patch said General Von Falken 55yearold had re sumed direction of German troops in Norway after seven months as commander of Axis battle forces in The Communist meanwhile reported that since the start of the Red submarines of the northern fleet had sunk 40 Ger man transports totalling more than 21 we brought downrjl German planes and 18 were destroyed on the also Our losses were seven aircraft Two aircraft were shot down 28 near declarationsof intentionto strike adeatfi Blowat Hitler by the end of 1942 were emphasized in a Kuibyshev address of Mihail a Communist party and he said the Chur chillRoosevelt conversations in Washington fully support this European war The United States and Britain see a solution of their problems in Gavrilov but obvious ly the plan of doing away with the aggressor in the Pacific in 1943 is due to the special character of the theater of war in the BENGASI MAY BE OBJECTIVE OF AXIS PUSH 29 Axis Ship Sinks so Suddenly That Even Call for Help Cannot Be Sent By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN Porto 29 An Axis submarine appeared today to have inflicted the heaviest loss of life in enemy forays off United States waters with 250 in cluding dead or miss ing in the torpedo sinking of the Canadian Lady Only one boat load of 71 sur vivors has been accounted for from the ship which sank 19 so sud denly that even an urgent call for help could not be Seventeen survivors are Ameri 12 from St Tha others were from New the British Isles and the British West Found last Friday by the New YorkPorto Rico they were landed here They went first to the hospital of the School of Tropical Medicine for The Red Cross provided clothing and other Army and navy units cared for the crew sur vivors and British army and navy men the Most of those rescued had rested aboardthe ship and all but one were able to disembark without They had been given emer gency clothing by the crew and passengers of the Before their rescue they subsist ed on slim daily rations of one sea two tablespoons of evapo rated milk and four ounces of wa ter per Their morale was buoyed by prayers and hymns by one of the missionaries Marian whose hus band apparently went down the Originallythere were 76 in the lifeboat times Park conducted funeral services for persons who before the Coamo Turn Page 13 ONLY 468 OF BICYCLES IN ADRIAN HAVE BEEN LICENSED Some bicycles belonging to Adrian boys and girls will be sub ect to confiscation by the city po ice Monday unless their owners purchase license plates during the next two City Clerk Ballenberger said today that only 468 of the es timated bicycles in the city are bearing license plates in ac ordance with the new city bicycle February 1 has been by city officials as the date by which all bicycles which appear on ity streets must be The fee is 50 cents and the plates are good for the life of the ve The clerks office in the city hall ill remain open Saturday after oon for the convenience of late By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It appeared probable today tha at least 36 Japanese ships had bee sunk or damaged in the continuin battle of Macassar A though statements issued in Wash ington and Batavia were in som cases conflicting and overlapping this was the score Dutch planes score 12 hits on eight including warship heavy light de and four The Dutch yesterday said one of these ships was and was believet to be a Score Dutch and American Sunk Damaged 1 7 aircraft sank two damaged two and hit a destroyers sank two trans and left another in sinking Sunk Damaged 4 The navy announced the sinking of five more transports and the probable sinking of another by cruisers and j Score submarine and hit a Dutch planes hit two cruisers and a transport with four direct hits of heavy Sunk Damaged 5 4 Dutch announced sank one destroyer Batavia announcement said S flying fortresses hit cruiser and large sinking the latter War Department announced sinking of one and set ting fire to Navy Department announced submarine had torpedoed an air craft carrier and that it was be leved to have Sunk Damaged most severe of on Decem ber killed 128 most of them Hundreds of per sons left the city but most pi them were said to have returned in recent LANGER NOT ENTITLED 10 SEAT J SENATE Committee Accuses Him of Disregard of Public Duty 29 counteroffensive in Libya has swung around to the west and northwest in the last 24 the British command announced today indicating that the Britishheld port of Bengasi may be its objec A statement said the enemys main forces in the Msus some 70 miles southeast of Bengasi changed the direction of their which had been head ed east until virtually halted by the battering of the British air force two days In the latest phase of the battle the RAF continued effective sup port of British ground forces with intensive attacks on enemy col umns during which they destroyed a number of vehicles and damaged many The British admitted German General Rommels armored forces were close to Bengasi on the south and Turn to Page 13 NO SUGAR BOWLS 29 Ready for Share of Work in Social Advancement 29 a creation of stone and steel there lives in this day of a new hope for peace and The Horace Rack ham educational a philanthropists gift to learning and is ready for its share in the task of social advance The a building of clas sic was dedicated yester day with that purpose in view and turned over to the combined stew ardship of the University of Michi gan and the Engineering Society of Of white Georgia the im lawnbordered structure stands as a neighbor to the Insti tute of Arts and the main public each a in De troits Art Center on Woodward It houses expansive facilities for the engineering society and the universitys extension service and Jistitute of Public and Social Ad On a bronze plaque in the Memorial lobby Is a portrait of Horace late Detroit The building was constructed by the Horace Rackham and Mary Rackham an long prominent for gifts to science and Rackhams faith in the future of the automobile indus try made him his Leaders in public life and indus try took part in dedication cere monies emphasizing the part the memorial would play to the fu Sugar bowls have departed from Windsors cafe In line with restriction orders from the sugar bowls were ruled off the tables Now individual helpings are with tea and Late Bulletins Senate Elections Committee re ported today that Senator Langer not enUUe to a Sen 27 Batavia announces a transport another set afire and cruiser nearly hit by bombs from U S War Department announces sink ng of scoring of hit on otal Score Sunk Damaged 2 21 ate seat because of a and shameful dis regard for of public The respondent the committee has not avoided and cannot the consequences of the acts of gross shotgun law enforce jail violation of oath as an rabblerous civil breach of the obstruction of the ad ministration of and tamp ering with court officials Turn to Page 9 BOMBED BY RAF 29 bombers raided Ger and docks at thei German occupied cities of and last the Air Ministry announced Air fields in the low countries also were reported Six bombers were missing from the night the ministry while one fighter was missing from yesterdays New Serial Story Dangerous the new serial story by Eleanor Atter is starting in todays issue of The The opening installment of this thrilling story of foreign of sabotage in an arms factory and how a clev er stenographer helped bring the ring leaders to trial appears on page from German broad caste 29 dispatch from lokyo declared tnat the United States garrison at the fortress is land of Corregidor in Manila Bay had been called upon by radio to day to surrender to the Japanese commander The dispatch did not indicate that the Japanese received any re Ply 29 Interior Secretary Ickes said to day the petroleum situation in the where rationing was impos ed last was tight and retting tighter a result of ship tanker sinkings aad diversion of such vessels to war The who also is pe troleum declined to Predict that gasoline rationing was but indicated he might reopen a proposal to build a pipe line from Texas to New 39 The House Naval Committee re fused today by a vote of M to to undertake a supplementary con gressional inquiry into the Pearl Harbor ;