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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - June 10, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Showers Weather Details on Psie 1942 PRICE 3 4Teams to Be Organized in City Red Cross Will Train Personnel WORK BEHIND SCHEDULE A call for volunteers to serve as emergency finst aid workers wit the medical relief teams of the Lenawee county Medical Defens Council has been issued by J The Emergency Medical Service will be responsibl for the care of those injured as a result of enemy such a bombing or other Stafford said that the vol unteers should be men in good physical They will serve with teams of nurses and nurses aides which are now beini organized and which will bear th principal responsibility for the care of persons injured during attacks Each team will consist of two doc one one nurses aid and four emergency first aid work Four teams are contemplated at present by the Emergency Med ical Course Will Be Given The volunteers will take a 24 hour course in first aid work to be given by the Red Previous training is unnecessary and the classes will begin in The appeal for volunteers follows previous efforts to enlist helpers through Staf ford said that 72 persons were so licited by of which approxi mately 30 Of this number 12 were found suited to the work The Emergency Medical Service wishes to obtain at least 25 more volunteers to work with its teams Men who volunteer for the serv ice are asked to communicate either with Stafford or Esli T assistant chief of the Emergency Medical A need for nurses aides has also been voiced by the medical division Women volunteers for this work are also asked to get in touch with the physicians named above and a Red Cross training course will be instituted for Close cooperation between the Emergency Medical Service and the Red Cross is recognized as a neces sity during periods of anc to secure the unity of effort and avoid duplication of a joint statement has been prepared by the Office of Civilian Defense and the American Red Statement Issued The joint statement clarifies the responsibilities of It reads in part as follows Red Cross Chapters assist the Emergency Medical Service by a recruiting and training Volunteer Nurses Aides who will be utilized by the Emergency Medical Service at base and casualty hospitals casualty and first aic posts b furnishing lists of per sons trained in first aid to be en listed by the Emergency Medical Service as members of its stretcher teams c providing dressings supplementary equipment as the Chapter may de cide in consultation with the Chief of the Emergency Medical Service d equipping and operating emer gency ambulances to be assigned to the Emergency Medical Service and to serve under its direction e providing supplementary trans portation for walking injured and for Emergency Medical Service per During the emergency ambulances and motor units assigned to such transportation service will be under the direction of the Chief of Emergency Medical Service or the Transport The Emergency Medical Service of the Office of Civilian Defense will not be duplicated by the Red Cross but will be utilized by the Red Cross in natural Organization of the Emergency Medical Service already is four or five months behind Stafford The plan is to or ganize the Adrian teams and then carry the work into the vari ous towns of the At the same Stafford the Adrian units will be on call in cases of emergency in any part of the and it is expected that teams in other parts of the county will also respond to appeals for help from The Emergency Medical Service will also select quarters in various parts of the city for first aid sta and larger such as the high school for auxiliary hospitals in case the fa cilities of Bixby hospital are over SHIP TORPEDOED June 10 The Navy announced today that a mediumsized British merchant ves sel had been torpedoed in the At Survivors have been landed at east coast Air Raid Warden Schools Tonight Eleventh and 12th precincts at Garfield Second and third precincts at New McKinley Third lesson for both Fourth lesson for fourth and ninth precincts at junior Fourth lesson for fifth and sixth precincts at Lincoln Thursday Seventh and eighth precincts meet at Garfield First and tenth precincts at New Mc Kinley All schools begin at JAP PLANE CARRIER IS TORPEDO TARGET Ensign of the United States Navy describing the naval battle of Midway in a hospital at Pearl said that he had just launched a torpedo at a Japanese airplane carrier of the class of the Kaga when his plane crashed into the The aviator for hours hid his head under a cushion from his wrecked drifted in the sea and obtained one of the most amazing eye witness stories of a major naval engagement in the history of sea Ensign Gay was spotted and picked up by a Navy patrol Predicts Allied Raids That Will Make One On Cologne Seem Like Gentle Zephyr of a Summer in the Past June British American 10 mass bomb scourging of Germany which would make the RAFs attack on Cologne seem like a gentle zephyr of a past summer are pre dicted by Air Chief Marshal who declared that bombings on the Cologne scale il will be far The chief of the RAFs bomber 5 Cents an Hour Pay Boost Granted by City A compromise offer of a blanket pay raise of five cents an hour made by the city commission to the employees of the public works de partment has been accepted by Local 377 of the County and Municipal Emplo3ees Union of which the 33 city employees are The commission turned down a request for a ten cent an hour raise made by a committee representing the workers about ten days The raise was granted to all of the employees except the operators of the heavy machinery such as the street grader and the sweeper who are paid 90 cents an hour while they are operating those This rate remains the The hourly rate for common laborers was raised to 65 cents an hour and the rate for truck drivers was in creased to 70 cents an It was the third pay raise grant ed to the employees since Commissioner Adelbert Vedder is notified yesterday that the compromise wage increase had been accepted in a communication signed James president of the and Orry command said in a current new reel statement Do not imagin we can yet put out bombers night whenever we am then added That time will It ma1 not long be In answer to any who have sai that mass bombings alone canno win a Harris declared We shall It hasnt beei tried yet and Germany will mak a most interesting subject forth initial Japan can b used to provide the An officially distributed text o his statement showed that firs reports yesterday which quote him as saying that bomber a night might be sent over Ger many soon were Thej were due to faulty interpretation of earlier The text of Harriss statemen follows The simple souls as the entered this war under th quaint illusion that they could bomb everybody that stood in the and nobody couldbomb was Goerings At Warsaw Coventry Plymouth and half a hundrei other places they put that naive theory into They sowed the They will reap the whirl Turn to Page 9 Final results of the recent pledge drive for the purchase of war sav ngs stamps and bonds by Adrian wage earners are not yet available because all of the solicitors in the drive have not George of the said At the present time the pledge has gone well over the 300 Little The citys goal has been set at vorth of bonds and stamps to be mrchased during the next Some difficulty has been en countered in winding up the cam aigns in a few Adrian Three or four solicitors who have leen in charge of pledges from pro essional and commercial workers also have not AXIS ATTACK DRIVEN OFF BY BRITISH June 10 sh headquarters announced today hat a large scale Axis attack yes erday on Sir southern anchor of the British Libyan had been driven British armored and motorized orces assisted the French rarrison of Bir Hacheim to repulse he who used an increased number of tanks and divebombers as well as infantry and a statement Our mobile it report are continuing to harass ef ecfively the enemys line of sup ily from the In the Cauldron the esert army of Marshal Erwin Rommel rolled back British detach ments west of gunners of tanks and armored cars vere reported to have engaged Lxis armored forces in longrange June 10 The War Department announced last night that American bombers carried out an attack on the Jap anese at terminus of the Burma scoring hits on the airdrome and planes on the ground as well as on railway equipment and None of the bombers was losi by enemy said a delayec report from Major General Lewis but four of the planes crashed in the Burmese mountains because of bad weather on a turn trip to the base in Enemy fighters attacked the planes without success during the Brereton reported to the de One large flight of Jap anese pursuit ships kept one of the bombers under attack for 35 min but the fourengined Ameri can plane returned to its base with out serious Extremely difficult weather con ditions were encountered said the which forced entirely by including monsoons the bombers to fly June 10 fighter planes and bombers in Libya destroyed a number of fight ing vehicles and supply wagons running into four shot down 47 aircraft and killed hun dreds of troops in the first two weeks of Nazi Field Marshal Erwin Rommels desert the air ministry said in one of the grimmest days of fighting for both services in the present Libyan it our aircraft capped a threefigure score of Axis trans port vehicles destroyed by writing off a number of German The tanks were knocked out with lightning it The air ministry also disclosed that United Statesbuilt Baltimore aombers now were in action in the Libyan It said that on the other side of the Atlantic as Glenn Martin dar ing daylight raids on an Axis air drome at Barce on The bombing was particularly accurate and it ADCTIONS June Furniture auction at Fred See on Not a Single Line Yielded Russians Say By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS June Russian defenders of Sevastopol have not yielded a single line to the Germans the fight fpr the besieged Crimean port hourly grows more with the Germans incessantly attacking by land and in the Russian reports declared Dispatches to Red Russian army frankly said the lerman infantry had penetrated to a hilly where the Nazis were trying to take two But these reports added that the battle generally still raged at those ap proaches to the city about which it oegan last In the the reports Ger man planes have broken through Russian defenses at some points to bomb The Russian government an nounced that shellfire from Sevas topols defense batteries dispersed a Nazi infantry regiment and killed many of its men today in check mating an offensive said to have cost the Germans dead yes Two dozen German tanks and 26 planes were declared to have been destroyed or damaged in June 9 Despite his the govern ment the enemy kept up the attacks against the heroic Turn to Page 9 June 10 IP iurface craft resumed their search today for wreckage of the Navy training blimp one of two lighterthanair craft which col ided Monday night and plunged nto the with only one survivor among the 13 men Four Coast Guard picket boats and two Navy tugs put out from oint Pleasant at Boat wain John Daisey of the Coast uard station there said there was cant hope that the eight Navy men and civilian scientists still missing would be found It was believed that more bodies found in the gondola of he two blimps crashed 00 feet about four miles off on a secret flight the naval air station here described as an experimental mission involving ome The other the smaller was towed into shore Sodies of three men were fourth body was found in the ea Off Manasquan inlet yesterday iy a Off ice of Scientific Research and Development in Washington ssued this statement concerning the tragedy These men lost their lives in an accident encountered in an ex lerimental flight in connection vith important scientific war re earch and gave their lives for heir country as truly as any sol ier or sailor killed in The cause of the collision await ed the finding of a naval court of still to be IE EYES OF Goodrich Official Says Firm Plans to Produce Tons a Year Eventually TO START SCRAP DRIVE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS June 10 To he expressed astonishment of sena who had just been told that he Goodrich Company plan ned ultimately to produce ons of synthetic rubber a company executive compounded some in 10 seconds today and ounced it on the Smith as sistant to the president in charge of factory pour ed what he called liquid Ameripol atex into a added acetic squeezed the surplus liquid and bounced the Senator McNary ROre com mented with a grin Ill be Thats pretty Smith said that 20 cents a pound would be a very fair price for the synthetic rubber and demonstrated to the Senate agriculture subcom mittee a number of tires in which it had been He said that tests showed the syn thetic casings had about 90 per cent of the durability of tires made from natural To preserve military Smith did not disclose the exact lo cations of the plants to be operated by he is to be in Kentucky and two in All are expected to be in operation by next June In addition to the 100 per cent synthetic Smith exhibited one containing about 55 per cent arti ficial He testified it had been driven miles on an air port station wagon and still was capable of further Poinsettias and hot water bags may marchthrough the sec ond chapter of the mystery move about rubber and gasoline of which President Roosevelt say he had read only the Plans Scrap Drive President announced at his press conference yesterday that a nationwide twoweeks collection ol scrap hot water be un dertaken soon in an effort to de termine whether there was enough old rubber lying around to make national curbs on automobile driv ing No one knows how much re claimable scrap is he and the only way16 ffifd out is to gather it all Until he there will be no na tionwide gasoline rationing as a tiresaving Turn to Page 9 BREACH BEIEEN Construction Workers Sever Affiliation With CIO June 10 ff The breach between the CIO and Jie United Mine Workers of Amer ica has widened with the an nouncement by the United Con struction Workers Organizing Com mittee that it was severing its di rect affiliation with the CIO to be come a division in district 50 of John Lewiss Lewiss chairman of the Construction will direct their activi ties in the miner In a letter announcing the change UCW officials accused the CIO leadership of betraying in dustrial the Construction will still be indirect af filiates of CIO through the Unit ed Mine The UMW has een declared delinquent for non ayment of per capita but has lot yet been For prac ical the es trangement is CIO headquarters said that fi nancial assistance amounting to about had been given to he Construction but ac knowledged that such aid had ceased some time A CIO spokesman would not say whether the money was a loan or a These same sources predicted that some locals of the Construc ion Workers would oppose the One instance appear ed in Philadelphia yesterday when a local union questioned the au hority of Lewis to transfer he Lewiss office said the transfer vas passed on by the UCW policy loard A letter from Lewis and Comptroller Gardner Wales to the ocals said their committee had eached an hour of and hey recognized we cannot survive f we allow ourselves to be isolat d in the world of The letter assailed certain uni dentified leaders and affiliated un ons of the CIO for betrayal of in dustrial RETURNS TO June 10 The War Department announced today that Brehon commanding general of he who has een engaged in conferences in Condon for more than two has returned to the United Somervell was one of the group of high ranking UnitedStates army and navy officers who arrived in May 2627 extensive discussions after the earlier visit to England of General George C Mar shall chief of Lochner Says Germans Themselves Would Be riappy at Hitler s Defeat By LOTUS LOCHNER NEW June 10 with the rest of the the German people themselves be happier for the defeat of Hitler says Louis veteran As sociated Press correspondent who headed the APs Berlin bureau for 13 In a radio last Loch who returned to the Unitec States last week after five months declared the German people are praying for deliverance from the most unGerman German that ever held sway over he is not the infal lible genius he is cracked up to Let that hearten every Ameri can said the 1938 winner of the Pulitzer prize for distin guished foreign He is going to be up against a tough proposition when he runs in to the Hitler war but Hit SIAGEHY UNION Vital War Production Time Is Lost June 10 a few minutes after Automobile Workers the United CIO an nounced it would demand a day wage increase for Chrysler Corporation workers to day the automotive corporation charged the union with staging two work stoppages in war plants to build up steam for contract negotiations opening Each of the work at the Detroit Chrysler tank arsen al and the DeSoto antiaircraft gun lasted less than an a Chrysler spokesman The union members are trying to build up steam for their wage the spokesman They are guilty of unpatriotic acts in striking against the Presi rents wishes and contrary to their own international unions pledges Important war production was lost by the About 40 employees on the tank assembly line quit the spokesman when a returning after a threeday was assigned to another job with out change in the rate of In the DeSoto the com pany said 250 employees stopped work to listen to speeches in the plant cafeteria and did not return to their jobs until warned that they would be sent Union officials could not be reached com In addition to the Sladay wage the UAWCIO made 12 other demands on the All related to wages since other contract provisions cannot be re opened since the basic agreement has been frozen until The other demands included Establishment of a minimum rate in all Increase in pay of maintenance workers to an Increase of all classification rates to those paij by competing plants in the Detroit Abolition of a 9cent hourly dif ferential which the union said ex ists between Chrysler plants here and Increase in rates for skilled Women workers to receive the same pay as men The company to give each em ployee with seniority rating a war bond in December in lieu of Morris assistant director of the unions Chrysler said the UAWCIO also had asked that all wage adjustments be made retroactive to June 1 and that wages not be The wage increase sought from Chrysler also has been asked of the Ford Motor Company and General Motors The General Motors negotiations are now before the War Labor Board in SIEPS TAKEN Further steps toward reviving the Lenawee County Patriotic League that functioned so efficient y in the raising of funds during the World War were taken at a meet ng in the city hall last evening of about 20 delegates from the cities and villages of the Harry Fee of Adrian was named the permanent chairman of the organ zation and the other officers are Foreman of vice chairman Ballenberger and Russell McAfee Fee is to name a committee of five membrs to report at a latter meeting on an operating plan and other details of the new organiza Meanwhile village and town ship authorities who have not al ready appointed representatives to the board of directors arebeing asked to do so at RAF GROUNDED June 10 the hird night this month bad weath er kept the RAF offensive against Germany grounded last British bombers opened the month with the raid on Cologne and two successive night at acks on Essen and Bremen before bad weather forced the first halt of the Then Bremen and Emden were attacked on successive nights be took a ore bad weather again hand Sunday ler can be must be will be Not only the rest of the worlc will be happier for first anc foremost the German people them Describing a trip to the Belgian and French coast in autumn of Lochner said it opened the eyes to the which the Hitler machine was trying to con dition this area against a later re visit by United Nations and I will only say from what I I feel sure that a landing by the United Nations is quite possi Lochner was the first correspon dent to follow the German army into In 1940 he coverec the campaigns in the Lowlands anc witnessed the French ca pitulation in the Forest of Com piegne and Germanys invasion oi Yugoslavia and He headec the APs Berlin staff from 1928 un til 1941 and returned last week after five months in Recalling his trip into Poland in Lochner said then became aware for the first everything that I expe rienced later confirmed that im a modern to be worth anything at all in modern must be supported by air and more and still more Lochner described his visit to the western front and his inspection ol the socalled Siegfried Line that same Called ProNazi The articles that I wrote then embodying my laymans judgment of what was going on in the west despite the seeming lull in opera tions was not the sort of stuff thai many Americans wanted to said Many of my com patriots put me down as proNazi when I warned them of the effi ciency of the German war ma Turn to Page 2 ATTUNED BY ALLIES 13 Enemy Planes Destroyed or Damaged ALLIED June 10 occupied areas of New Guinea and Portuguese Timor were firedby General Douglas MacArthurs air men yesterday and 13 enemy fight ers were destroyed damaged in against a of a communique said A deckgun attack by a Japan ese submarine against an Allied vessel off the southeast coast probably in the Tasman Sea was reported to have been unsuccess The communique said Japanese installations at Ermera were the targets in the aerial thrust against which lies northwest of and hits were made on motor vehicles and starting Many large fires were declared set in the LaeSalamaua area of New Guinea in a heavy attack pressed home despite strong fight er and antiaircraft The 13totwo victory constitut ed the greatest Allied bag of ene my fighters ever reported in a single action in the southwest Pa cific Observers said the heavy Jap anese Zero fighter losses made it appear again that the al though possessing speed and sacrificed armor and general structural Pilots have reported that they crumpled quickly under burst of machinegun fire in vulnerable DECLARES WPA IS NOT NEEDED IN WARTIME June 10 ff An acrimonious fight on the House floor shaped up today over1 the de mands of an economy bloc for war time abolition of the Less than a week after the House refused funds for continu ance of the Civilian Conservation Taber RNY said he would move to wipe out a proposed appropriation designed to give WPA employment to 000 persons a TheWPA was created because of the depression and unemploy said a ranking mi nority member of the Appropria tions Theres no de pression now Theres little unemployment And theres no need for the WPA in The New Yorker contended that lersons now on WPA rolls could ind work in war on or in plants producing es sential civilian needs if theyre amind But Cannon chair man of the Appropriations Commit maintained that war not only had not eliminated all unemploy ment but on the contrary had thrown persons out of work in some sections because of curtail ment of peacetime All of the vast war production he said is concentrated in about a dozen There must be provision made for those who have lost their jobs in other areas and we will fight to thefinish tobeat any attempt to abolish the The hi sending the bill to the floor for action today said that it would mean a reduc tion of persons from the night the Ruhr Valley Monday average on WPAfor the current JAPS Mil CARRIERS SIM FIGHT Admit That One of Theirs Has Been Sunk and Another Damaged HINT ALEUTIAN LANDING By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Japan lifted the blanket of se crecy in which she had wrapped the sweeping naval warfare in the announcing today consider able losses to her own force but claiming to have struck blows at least equally An imperial headquarters com muniqufi submitted this balance sheet Japanese losses One aircraft carrier other heavily damaged One cruiser damaged Thirtyfive planes Against it said Two United States aircraft car the Enterprise and Horn et sunk and 120 planes shot down In the Island battle arena Suggesting the possibility of a claim to have landed in the Aleu tians OnJune Japanese naval units in close cooperation with army troops reduced a number of enemy positions in the Aleutian Islands and are how continuing operations It claimed 14 American planes shot down or destroyed and a large transport sunk in the DutchHar bor The imperial headquarters as sertions were an understatement of Japans losses and a huge exag geration of her successes as they have been given In the war bul letins from Admiral Chester United States naval com mander in the There has been no hint from any source other than Tokyo of any possible Japanese landing in the the bridge of islands across the Bering Sea Alaska toward far northern Neither has there been any prev ious report of a United States transport sunk in the attack on Dutch Aleutian On the other United States accounts have declared that the Japanese naval onslaught against Midway was repulsed and that Ja pans beaten fleet was in flight westward to escape a stirred up hornets nest of American sea and air power exacting a heavy At least possibly Japanese aircraft cruisers transports been announced as sunk or The United States has announced the loss only of a destroyer sunk by a submarine and damage to an aircraft carrier with consequent slight losses of planes and person First Acknowledgement The Japanese balance sheet for the naval battles off Midway Is land and Dutch Harbor was the first acknowledgement from Tokyo even that such encounters had tak en Turn to Page 9 Pelley Indicted For Sedition June 10 William Dudley leader of the Silver Shirts of America was indicted by federal grand jury yes terday on charges of seditious ac tivities under the espionage act of Pelley and two associates in his Fellowship a publishing con cern at were ac cused in twelve counts of publish ing false statements with intent to interfere with operation of the mil itary and naval forces of the Unit ed States and to promote success of its Indicted with the 52yearold Pelley were Lawrence and Agnes Hender of the publishing Neither had been Pelley is at liberty under posted after he was arrested April 4 and re turned Arraignment on the indictment was set for June If all three could be fined a maximum of and sentenced to 29 years in prison on each of the twelve counts con tained in the 70page BULLETINS June 10 ffjT Mexico will formally pledge her adherence to the cause of the Uni ted Nations at a Flag Day cere mony at the White House President Roosevelt has asked the representatives of all the Uni ted Nations to gather in the his toric east room Sunday it was announced today at the White June 10 OP A federal grand jury indicted today Jerhard Wilhelm national 3ermanAmerican Bund leader Anastase head of the AURussian Fascist and ihree others on a charge of con spiracy to violate the 1917 espion age act by furnishing military and defense information to Germany and Indicted with these two by the grand which has been sitting since May were Otto WU head of the Chicago division of the GermanAmerican Bund Wolfgang El phy sician now in internment as an ene my and Kurt MoU Philadelphia ;