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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - June 15, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Warmer Weather Details on fast Two 14L JUNE 1942 PRICE 3 6 Are Killed fa Traffic On Countys Highways Round Lake Man Drowns Toledo Navy Men Die Afte Car Hits Near Tecumseh Six Toledo two of them members of the Naval Re were killed yesterday after noon to two Lenawee county traffi The weekend traffi toll was the heaviest of the yea and boosted the countys 1942 traf fie fatalities to A year ago at this time 14 persons had los their lives in Lenawee traffic acci Three persons were killed in stantly and a fourth died of tojur ies a few hours later to a gradi crossing accident one and onehal miles east ofAddison on a US223 detour at oclock Those who died instantly were Evans 54 years old of 3326 Brookside Place Sel ma 69 and her daughter Mary of 2849 Rockwood The Miss Mary a niece of the younger died to Addison Community hospital at 9 oclock last Locomotive Hits Car The accident occurred when a Cincinnati Northern going struck the Galbraith go Ing at the The en gine was returning to Rollin for the second half of a freight train and was backing The Galbraith car was carried down the tracks approximately 360 The three women were found in the demol ished Galbraiths body was thrown dear of the car about 30 feet south of the The grade crossing is part of the detour of and sheriffs of ficers said that for a motorist trav eling the vision is unobstruct ed for a considerable In the case of a car going the vision to the north is obstructed by a wood lot until the driver is about 20 or 30 feet from the The ambulance of the Charles Brown and Son funeral home at Addison had taken Miss Thomas to the hospital when Deputy Raymond Page and Coroner Paul Mott ar rived from Thebodies of the others were taken to the Brown Funeral Home to A large crowd gathered at the scene of the accident and traffic was congested for a The en gine was delayed for an hour while trainmen repaired damage to a5r The engineer was Crapner of Van Other train men were and also of Van It was understood that Gal braith and the three women were on their way to Jackson at the time of the Turn to Page 6 Two Hours Division Chief Found Fatally Shot June 15 The ramming of the Seaboard Air lines the Silver Me by a freight train yesterday smashup in the Virginia division since May followed less than two hours later by the fatal shooting of division at Eight persons were killed and 11 injured to the accident Railroad officials declined to say whether Terrells death was con nected with the Terrells body was found to the railroad yprd at 6 five hours after the Detective Lieu tenant Horton of Raleigh the wound was inflicted about He added that there were powder burns on the tongue and said a pistol with two discharged cartridges was found near the Coroner Roy Banks said Ter rell was worried about the wrecks and he was He had been talking about the The man was overworked and un The Silver fast New Yorkto Florida through was running an hour and a half behind railroad officials It had stopped here to re ceive emergency and in stopping the brakes became A few minutes later the freight train plowed into the observation Only this car of the 17coach train was The engine of the freight was damaged but none of the crew Air Raid Warden Schools Tonight Fourth and ninth precincts at junior high Fifth and sixth precincts at Lincoln Tuesday Seventh and precincts at Garfield First and tenth precincts at New McKln ley All schools begin at Body of Girl Is Found at Newberg The body of sevenyearold Ger aldtae daughter of an Ralph Dibble of wh drowned Friday at 1 oclock to th River Raisin at thre miles north of wa found Sunday at b Peter and Frederick Dermeyer an Jay Campbell of wh were aiding Clinton state polio The little girls body had lodge against a tree a mile and a quarte south of the bridge where Geraldin and her sisters and Flor had been playing in th high waters of the Th police and assistants had bee dragging the river for two The funeral will be Tuesday af ternoon at 2 oclock at the Collui Funeral Home in Tecumseh ani the burial will be in the Ridge way FAMILy MEN SAFE 42 Single Men Should Meet Needs Well Into 1943 June Members of the Senate Military ommittee expressed the opinioi ihat most family wit dependent wives and could feel fairly certain of not be ng drafted for military duty any time this Senator Lee said thii to the testimony offered by both selective service and army officials to the committee on the measure that would provide allow ances to the children and other dependents of lowerpaid men in the armed Senators Austin RVt and Thomas others who have een active to pushing the measure agreed that present pools of single men or those without dependents should meet all manpower demands of the fighting forces through the rest of 1942 and well into The dependents allowances bil s expected to receive final con cessional approval this Senators said a provision recog nizing family relationships as a lasis draft deferment probably was as farreaching and important as the allowances intended to take care of the fighting mens folks jack Our purpose to this was to give expression to the congressional to that the family fihall be left ntact as longas possible and that financial dependency Is not the controlling point so much as thi tatus of a man as head of a fam ily Lee We want un married men taken first This is ecogniztog to a legislative way thai the family is the fundamental unit of organized IN OF PLANES EYUNREBLED June 15 silence which cloaked the mission of four United States bombers re ported forced down in Turkey tend ed to confirm the belief expressed n many quarters here today that the United States has opened a new air front in the eastern Mediter ranean to blast the Axis from the Observers said if the bombers md been on a routine ferry flight o India or China a quick announcement of their purpose robably would have been forth These sources said the reports that each of the big bombers had a full crew also seemed to preclude the ferry theory and supported speculation that the planes were operating from a United Nations air base for attacks against Ger many to the Balkans and perhaps n the southern Russian front BULLETINS June 15 Tie Senate approved and sent to le House today a military pay allotment bill requiring draft oards to consider family relation lips in calling men for duty with le armed Under the basic section of meas details of which were revised last week by a joint conference the government would elp the four lowest ranks of sol marines and coast guardsmen support their depend June 15 said it had heard the Rome radio roadcasting a special Italian high onunand communique saying Axis orces in Libya had bypassed Aero ma and reached the Mediterranean Such a thrust would sever com munications between Tobruk and in El northern anchor of the original British defense June 15 The navy announced today that a tediumsized United States mer mnt vessel had been torpedoed D the Caribbean and that survivors bad been landed at east cost JESSE Inhalator Used for Hpurs in Effort to Revive Him Jesse 56 years Round drowned S a t u r d a night about oclock soon afte he entered the water for a swim with a James Gauderon 41 years of The two men entered the wate from Peach a short stree on the west side of Round lake tha extend to Devils lake in the be tween the lakes The Taylo residence is located on Peacl Street Michigan State Police from Blissfield were notified and the assisted in recovering the body an hour or so According to of ficers Taylor was only a fair swim About two hours after the drown ing Gauderon was arrested by sher iffs officers on a charge of drunk enness and was taken to the countj jail where he still was being hel Growt of Addison also was called and artificial respiration and an inhalator were used for one and a half Two tanks o oxygen were used to an effort to revive Coroner EC Braun of Adrian also was notifiet and he decided today that no to quest would be Taylor was born at Horton and had lived between Devils and Round lakes the last five years le was a contractor and builder le is survived by the widow Mrs 21sie Roosa formerly o his parents and Mrs Charles a brother Elaine and a sister Leroy Sampson all of The funeral will be Tuesday aft ernoon at oclock in the home md the burial will be in Greens akeside The D Driskill of Waldron will officiate Wore Registration Blanks Available in County Registration for canning sugar among Lenawee county housewives entered its final two today and with 15 registration points open throughout the county A fresh supply of application forms was received Saturday and Guy L clerk of the rationing said that there would be no urther shortage during the las wo The work was proceeding smoothly All persons wishing to obtain su gar for canning purposes up to and ncluding July 15 should apply at one of the registration places to lay or Late comers will ind it necessary to appear at the county rationing office in the courl and will face the inconveni ence of due to the limited office Nemire When applying for canning su registrants are required to tate the number of quarts of fruil they plan to can up to July the amount of fruit they have on hand rom last and the amount ol fruit they canned last This information must be to written In each registranl must bring their war ration books or each member of their A HOLDS IESI EIG R itate and County Officials Talk on Civilian Defense Special to The Telegram June Addi on high school auditorium was filled to capacity Saturday at a est town meeting for one f several such gatherings being leld throughout the country to Dring the story of the local war ef orts to the The sched uled demonstration of handling aombs was omitted because of the The meeting had been ilanned for Smith Edward village pres Eugene Rollin town hip and Claude were principally respon sible for the It was ar ranged to begin classes for air raid rardens Tuesday evening to the ouncil rooms with Weaver to liarge of the work for the village and Ryan for the Helena repre the mobiliza on devision of Michigan ouncil of gave a talk on What a rural community can do and for civilian defense and heriff Roscpe Scott talked on What an individual can do to Vilian Walter Murphy of Lansing who attended as an observer to eport on the meeting and the re ction of those attending to state efense officials to Lansing and to egional headquarters to gave a review of the protective ervices of the Council of Murphy expressed gratifica on at the attendance and the pint of cooperation REDS HOLD GERMANS ON TWO FRONTS President Welcomes Philip pines and Mexico Into AntiAxis Lineup HE PRAYS FOR VICTORY By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The colors of the United Nations were broken out on every continent of the globe yesterday to a martial demonstration of unity in the com mon fight against tyranny and op In both above an below the millions freedomloving people took Amer icas Flag Day for their own in re dedicating themselves to the tasl of smashing the President welcomin Mexico and the Philippines to th family of which now num ber declared the united coun tries were taking the sword from the oppressors hands and with they will destroy those The whose words wer recorded and broadcast throughou the spoke to a Vshape gathering of representatives of 2 other nations in the White Hous at In a prayer t he said We pledge our hearts and live today to the cause of all free man Grant us victory President Roosevelt assertec confidently that We of the United Nations hay the power and men and the wil at last to assure mans Will Destroy Tyrants He said the peoples of the Uni ed Nations were taking the swon from the oppressors and with it they will destroy those Prior to 26 in eluding the United Grea and China ha adhered to the declaration bj Jnited Nations of January 1 em jracing the four freedoms of the Atlantic charter and pledging each ignatory to use its full resour ces in the war and not to conclud a separate peace with the Surrounded by Francisco the Mexican am bassador President Manuel Que zon of the Philippine common and the diplomatic repre entatives of 25 other signatories Roosevelt declared Today the republic of Mexico md the commonwealth of thi Philippine Islands join We velcome these valiant peoples to hecompany or Asserting the four freedoms were the rights of men of every creed and race wherever they live long the resident said the people of the United Nations know that their aith cannot be broken by any man or any And we know that there ither millions in their silent share our he ad Turn to FLAG Page 7 ON LEASE Totals Up to End of He Tells Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS June dent Roosevelt informed Congress oday that lendlease aid up to the nd of May totalled nd that while the battle of pro uction was on the way to being the battle of distribution was in its critical Our reservoir of resources is ow approaching flood he The next step is for our mili and shipping ex erts to direct its full force against tie center of enemy Great Britain and the United tates are taking combined ction to carry our men and weap anything that will float or the places from which we an launch our President Roosevelt summed up or Congress the results of 15 months of lendlease with the emphasis finally shifted rom foodstuffs and industrial ma erials to a preponderance of fight ng weapons and military The lendlease program was in tituted on March and the id extended since that time to the ritishCommonwealth of Nations and 35 other countries has mounted o in goods and in such services as repair ng ferrying aircraft and pro iding production facilities in this The goods included r articles that de vered to lendlease nations at reduction or export points in this Of this has been The balance of the accounted for by articles await ing transfer or use and those to he process of Report Required Congress requires a report on endlease activities from the Pres dent every three and tp s was the It outlined ow the United Nations particular Britain and the United pooling their resources and aw materials and shipping and old of the mammoth strides to uildtog up production of the things rfth which modern are lUght to 7 ONIEPEROPETROVSK GALATIi RUMANIA BULGARIA Huge Axis outnumbering Russians in some instances as much as five or six to slashed at the 15mile deep defenses of Sevastopol A on all sides to the first general offensive against the Crimean port since last but Russians reported their army holding The Germans were said to have driven wedges in Red army lines at some points on the Kharkov B front by repeated onslaughts but the general advance was reported Dotted arrows indicate how Germans hope to apply a pincer to and from there strike a1 ports of Astrakhan and Solid arrows show where main Nazi armies are now trying to strike A Reuters correspondent reported seeing three United States bombers at Ankara Turkish Between 150 and 200 Ex pected to Collect Old Rub ber in Lenawee BULLETIN Robert a repre sentative of the was ex pected in Adrian at 2 oclock this afternoon and was to meet with Mayor Boy Scout and repre sentatives of the various oil companies to discuss and make plans for the rubber salvage The meeting was arranged for the city hall early this afternoon by salvage chairman of the Between 150 and 200 Lenawee county gasoline service stations were preparing today to cooperate n President Roosevelts request for rubber salvage ef Richard county salvage was notified rubber salvage program of by the the Bureau of Industrial Conservation over the week He immediately communicated with the heads of he various gasoline distribution companies in this area almost to a he they have vol unteered to aid and cooperate to the Some the companies already have received instructions ram main offices concerning the Some of the stations may not lave scales immediately available o weigh rubber that is brought to them but all companies have an nounced that they will do the best they There will be no profit to the oil industry in this loff emphasized The gaso ine service station men will pay contributors cent a pound for all scrap rubber that is brought Any profit that accumulates after he rubber has been sold will be divided equally between the he Red Cross and the Army and Relief Funds from old tires and other scrap rubber that are donated outright at service sta ions all will go to the four or The principal reason for the all iut collection during the next two Goff is to deter mine the amunt of unclaimed rub ier in the country Estimates if the amount of rubber available iave varied to such an extent that they virtually are useless in deter mining just how much salvage rub ier is If every motorist will collect all ild rubber and all scrap rubber around his toss it Into he back of his car and leave it at the next station where he buys gas Goff the conser ration bureau will have an accur ate check on the amount available or reclaiming We must never that 91 per cent of the worlds crude rubber now is tied up by Axis June Bond Quota Set for County Charles recent named chairman of war stamp am war bond sales in the an nounced today that Lenawee coun tys June quota had been set a by the treasury depart The quota assigned is the cash sales for the month and no the matured value of the bonds after Sales are lagging a bit at the present Robert son and it will be necessary for the Lenawee residents to buy promptly if the quota is to be PARIS JI1Y HALL Office Floors Smashed But No One Is Injured June 15 city hall was by the explosion of a smal bomb in an underground passage yesterday to the latest violence aimed at occupying Germans and their French The explosion smashed through the floor of offices doing some but no to juries were reported Charles who was appoint ed governor of Paris and prefect of the Seine department to Octo has his offices in the He is a former director of the Surete the Frenel secret June 15 With the results to be measured n more machines for and ossibly a delay or forestallment f nationwide gasoline millions of Americans today began seach of back ards and other places of discard or The campaign began by direc ion of President who ailed upon every citizen to turn in every bit of rubber you can ossibly Each person was requested to ake all discardedorSpare rubber o the nearest ne filling stations scattered hroughout the The need elastic may be donated or sold o the station operator for a pen y a Turn Page German broadcasts yesterday said two persons were injured to the ilast which occurred as diplomatic quarters in Switzerland were re porting that Germany and Italy fiave shaped new proposals to Vichy for a formal peace to replace the armistice of nearly two years ago The determination of the French people not to accept the Germans as their permanent masters was said to be the chief obstacle to Vichy acceptance of Italian terri torial a necessary part ol a formal Hitler was said to be anxious for a settlement by June the second anniversary of the so he might be able to point to progress of his new order in The Paris explosion was one of a series of incidents reported over the weekend from a restless Eu A Stockholm dispatch said 258 Jews were shot at Gross Lichter felde to where the execu tion squads worked in Hitters blood purge of These shootings took place on May the day after the assassination of Reinhard The Hangman Reichspro tector of The Stockholm dispatch said ex ecution of Jews to Prague and Vienna had been threatened to the event of any plot agatosa a stogie A dispatch of official Soviet news from said there were reports that Hitter is contemplating a drastic purge of his officer corps which is at odds with the BATTLE RAGES NEAR TOBRUK June 15 fluid battle raged on the desert ap proaches to Tobruk today as the British sought to adjust their posi tions while from the rear they vio lently attacked the Axis columns of Field Marshal Erwto Rommel which were nudging a wedge to ward the The British said the Germans were attacking near Acroma in an effort to reach the coast and iso late the troops remaining to the Ain El Gazala the coastal anchor of the former line of mine fields 40 miles west of Already the southern anchor at Bir Hacheim has been wiped out The British indicated a threat to another of their fortified boxes at El south of had been eased by clearing the enemy out of the area to the east of that Point D01EHY ALLIES 27 Bombers Assaulted Darwin Saturday ALLIED Aus June 15 who tore into a formation of 18 to 25 Japanese fighters over Darwin yesterday shooting down four to a furious were credited officially today with saving that north Australian city from an other air The Japanese fighter General MacArthurs headquar ters apparently was covering a formation of bombers lurking off the coast to repeat Saturday1 assault on The swift action of the Allied fliers to intercepting them causec thebombers veer off without reaching their one Allied plane was lost In the and the pilot of that craft was re ported Twentyseven escorted by 12 to 15 participated to Saturdays first aim ed at Darwin in seven One Japanese plane and one Allied plane were shot down during the which was said to have caused little damage and no cas Allied headquarters also an nounced that coastal defenses at on the southeast Aus tralian coast north of had fired yesterday on a vessel sus pected of being a Japanese sub On the offensive side of the pic ture the Allies reported their planes made a night attack on a Japanese base at a small island in the Solomon group about 800 miles northeast of the Aus tralian J Claim Carrier and Battleship Are Damaged ROME From Italian June 15 high command to nouncement today Broad Italian a special an declared two enemy a destroyer and four other vessels were sunk and an aircraft carrier and a battle ship damaged to an attack on a convoy to the Twentyone Italian planes were acknowledged as missing after the engagement The battle took place between Sardinia and The special announcement said One of two covered on Jie flanks by numerous units of the line and by two aircraft car which was sighted by our re connaissance to the early hours of June 13 and again lost sight of dur ing the was violently attacked yesterday by Italian ah formations in the sea between Sardinia and Numerous formations of tor pedocarrying bombers and fighters were Our aircraft were attacked by fighters from an aircraft In the course of the engagement wo one destroyer and four steamers were One one aircraft car two one destroyer and four steamers were repeatedly lit by torpedoes and bombs and heavily GIVEN June 15 Reu ters dispatch from Stockholm to day said It was reported there that he Germans had given Czechs to Sohemia and Moravia an ultima urn expiring Thursday to deEver up the killers of Reinhard Heyd the Gestapo or take the The reports received in Stock holm from Berlin did not specify what measures OF BLACK SEA FLEET Inflict Heavy Damage on Axis Forces Besieging the City RUSSIAN DEFENSES HOLD By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS June into fight for Sevastopol with its guns the Russian Black Sea fleet was reported today to have brought aid to the hard pressed land garrison by laying down a heavy barrage which in flicted heavy damage on the Axis assault The battles in the tightdrawn siege lines around the Crimean port and on the shellpocked front east of Kharkov In the Ukraine contin ued with undiminished there were no further reports of German gains on either front since dispatches of which said the Germans had pushed forward in some sectors at Khar kov and turned loose a fullscale onslaught against Sevastopol In art attempt to smash the Russian de fenses by sheer weight of men and Dispatches from the Crimeaa flank of the battlefront did not identify the warships whose guns were reported in action for the first time since June 5 when new battiefor Sevastopol The principal units of the Black Sea fleet are the Red Cri mea and Red Caucasus which play ed an important part earlier In the Russian recapture of Kerch and The warships previously had been engaged in maintaining a line of supply and communications for the port and naval Base which has been cut off by land since last fall Naval infantry has been in action ashore for some Germans Strengthen Forces The Germans were reported to have bolstered their assault forces with strong reserve strength in cluding units shifted from other Their former timetable of attack 5 to 9 said to have given way to 24houra day The had little to show for their heavy sacrifices in either of those key Soft the mighty thrust against Marshal Timoshenkos armies of the Ukraine and the onslaught to batter down the defenses of be great naval base aridIast Cri mean foothold had failed to de crushinir momentum of itler big 1942 offensives The rest of the long Russian showed signs of shaking off the winter stalemate and bitter fighting at many scat tered points suggested that the battle line may be springing into new This is the psychological week for Hitler to show his If he that the winter disaster on the Rus sian steppes has not drained the German army of its lightning Spring was the season heralded by the Germans for new progress deeper into In another week it will have faded into sum mer with Germanys 3342 offensive a dud so far except for the re conquest of the Kerch One week from today Germanys invasion of Russia will be one year Without a solid achievement to feed on since the Red army line recoiled before Moscow and start ed pushing the Nazis back last Germanys men will be asked to fight and her people to support a second year of war against a foe whose they were told long was crushed and The 15mile deep defenses of Sevastopol were said to be exacting a frightful toll of the attackers as the Germans made assault after assault with manpower at some points five and six to one agcjnst the Turn to Page 7 War At A Glance By THE ASSOCIATED 5EESS MEDITERRANEAN Italians report attacking two British con voys for toll of two a de stroyer and four steamers sunk and a an aircraft two a destroyer and four steamers heavily damaged in great running battle between Sardinia and Observers suspect Allied strategical move under hold at Sevasto pol with their Black Sea fleets shelling bolstering land defenses against fierce Nazi assault Ger mans claim further cracking of ports AIR volun teers lead RAF assault against Ger man continental bases and com battle rages on desert approaches to Tobruk as British counterattack Axis col umns from rear via wedge toward Mediterranean coast SILENT re mits heavy casualties to battle etween Quislingists and Nor wegian patriots near 3omb shakes Paris city hall as Jwiss channels report Germany and taly shape new proposals for formal leace to replace armistice with Report 258 Jews shot in Berlin after assassination ;