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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - May 29, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Continued Warm JfcUlU on Two MAY 1942 PRICE 3 MARSHALL PLEDGES EUROPE INVASION Von ExArmy Chief and ExFood Chief Among Them REPORT FOOD SHORTAGE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dispatches from quot ing current reports in semidiplo matic channels declared today that Hitler had imprisoned his former army Walther von Brauchitsch and his former food Walther along with 13 other high Nazi The Istanbul advices concerning the purge instituted by Hitler in Berlin gave no explanation of the reported arrest of Von Brauch who was removed as army commander last December when Hitler took over the It was that the imprisonment of Daree might indicate trouble on the food pro duction front in There have been recurrent reports that the food situation in Germany is growing steadily and only last week the Berlin radio an nounced Daree had been given a leave of absence as food According to one Daree warned Hitler that large deficits in the grain crop and other food supplies must be expected this year and that present food rations must be Hitler allegedly flew into a insisting a further cut was im possible because of the effect and packed Daree off to a concentration HOT COFFEE FOR IN IRELAND An American Red Cross mobile canteen on the for soldiers who arrived in arecent The quay of a northern Ireland port furnishes hot coffee Red Cross worker is Louisa Farrand of New Volunteers Urged to Attend Precinct School In City Next Week A group of 60 precinct and vil 3age air raid wardens completed an 18 hour course of instruction last night at the city hall under the direction of Paul Johnson of Te cumseh who spent a week recent ly taking the American Legion course at The Lenawee wardens received instructions in the organization of the civilian de fense metods of fighting fire gas defense and also spent some time Much of the same as well as specific instructions concerning the duties of the station nd area and post wardens during actual will be passed on by the pre cinct men of Adrian at precinct Echools arranged next An outlined course of lessons has been prepared by junior high school and copies distributed to the various Junior and senior high school teachers will assist the Adrian precinct men in teaching the chief air raid war today urged the wives of war neighbors and volunteers all to turn out for the precinct From time to he more wardens or substitute wardens may be needed and it is Important for volunteers to quali fy Wives of wardens also are urged to attend because at times it may be necessary for them to spread the word of alarms and as sist if husbands are away from The more we have at the schools the The fourth and ninth precincts wSll meet at the junior high school and the fifth and sixth precincts meet at Lincoln school Mon day night at The fourth and ninth lessons have been shifted from Washington school to the junior The seventh and eighth precincts meet at Garfield and the first and tenth precincts meet at New McKInley The second and third precincts will meet at New McKinley and the llth and 12th precincts will meet at Garfield The fourth and ninth and fifth and sixth precincts also will meet at their usual places Wednesday for a second Declaration Still In Parlia mentary Machine MEXICO May 29 avowing her belligerency although her formal declaration of war against the Axis still is in the Parliamentary moved steadily ahead today with her mili tary President Manuel Avila Camacho yesterday asked a joint meeting of the special session of Congress to authorize him to declare a state of war to protect the unsullied name of He requested power to govern by decree and a suspension of some constitutional Chamber of Deputiescommittees met early today to pass upon the proposals and to report to the full chamber this The Sen ate is to meet after which it is expected the formal de claration of war will be Mexicos avowal of her belliger ency was contained hi instructions sent to Mexican envoys ad vising them to consider Mexico to be in a state of war retroactive to May when the Cabinet voted to convene the special session of Con 4 Harness Races Set Here Saturday Four harness races have been planned as a Decoration Day fea ture on the Lenawee county fair grounds track tomorrow The first heat in the first race is set for A 25 cent charge will be made at the gate but grandstand seats will be Arch who will be official said that the four races planned would be the and Race winners will be given loving Second place winners are to gat Halters will go to the third place horses and whips to the fourth place There are about 80 horses at the fair grounds now being trained for the coming Need for County Organization to Raise War Funds Seen Preliminary steps to revive the Lenawee County Patriotic League of World War days were taken at a meeting here last evening of vil lage and city mayors and town ship In the last war the League took over the job of raising funds on a countywide basis for various patriotic and war relief organizations and the meeting last evening agreed upon the need for a similar setup in the county It is proposed to apply the com munity fund conducting a single fund raising drive once a year and alloting various organi zations fixed shares of the total Last evenings meeting was call ed because a number of fund drives already are projected and others are certain to A multiplic ity of campaigns for contributions is in sight Those at last evenings meetings agreed it would be better to have onedrive a year through out the entire county thus avoid ing duplication of effort and put ting the raising of funds for war purposes on an orderly Under the temporary plan work ed out each mayor of an incorpor ated city or village will name a representative from his community and the chairman of the county board of supervisors will name four representatives from rural town ships to attend a meeting at the Adrian city hall the evening of June 9 to form a permanent or These will make up the Leagues board of Mayor Harry Lundahl was chosen temporary chairman last evening and Ballenberger was made temporary Others at the meeting included Ja cob Moore and William Griewahn of Clarence Fellows and Glehnis Green of Elliott and Wade Fred Stewart of James Foreman of Russell Mc Stuart Donald Frazier and Leon Pierce of Adrian AUCTIONS June Real estate and furniture at auction at Fred C Green See on Market Patei Displaying The Flag With the nation at more than the usual amount of interes will be shown tomorrow in the dis play of the flag and the proper method of saluting the flag as i passes by in the Decoration Day Here is how it should be according to the Navy When displayed over the middle of a the flag should be suspended vertically with the union to the north in an eastwest stree or to the east in a northsouth In a parade with other the United States flag should be either on the marching that the flags own or at the front and center of a procession If in a or on the plat the flag should be placed on the clergymans right as he faces the congregation and other flags should be on the clergymans When the flag is displayed in the body of E church it should be from a stafc at the congregations right as they face the When the flag is displayed from a staff projecting horizonally or al an angle from a window or bal the union of the flag shoulc go clear to the peak of the staff unless the flag is at During the ceremony of raising or lowering the or whenthe flag is passing in a parade or in a all persons presenl should face the flag and stand a1 Those in uniform shoulc Men not in uniform shoulc remove their hats with the right hand and hold it at the left shoul the hand being over the heart Women should salute by placing the right hand over the The salute of the flag in a moving col umn is rendered at the momenl the flag When displayed either horizon tally or vertically against a the union should be uppermost to the flags that to the ob servers left It should never be used to cover the speakers desk or drape the front of a platform Bunting of white and red should be used IMRSTOSELL Decoration when tribute is paid to those who served in other this an occasion for moving picture theaters in the nation come the aic and support of men engaged in the present Beginning the Cros well and Family theaters and all others in the will have war stamps and war bonds on both day and night The sale will con tinue for the duration of the They some movie goers in the nation at a time and place when it is convenient to The plan was worked out by the War Activities Committee of the motion picture Volun teers will take charge of tables hi the lobbies to encourage the Governor Van Wagoner has is sued a proclamation endorsing the plan and urging the public to buy Late Bulletins May 29 Chinese high command reported to day that ten more points on the outskirts of Japaneseheld Yangtze Rivjer stronghold above had fallen to Chinese forc es in concerted attacks started three days Reds Claim Successful De fense Against Attacks May 29 pressure against the IzyumBar venkova sector of the Donets Basin front subordinated even the Red armys operations before Kharkov in dispatches today and the only official claim concerning Thursdays fighting was that of another suc cessful defense against For first time since Mar shal Timoshehko hurled Red army shock divisions westward upon Kharkovs defenses May that theater was not mentioned in the midnight In the IzyumBarvenkova direc tion 80 miles troops repulsed fierce attacks of enemy tanks and the Soviet information bureau On other sectors of the nothing of significance Supplementing a declaration that German forces captured 000 troops encirclements south of the Nazi high command said aerial bombardments had caused the Russians almosl unimaginable losses of men and AGerman armored sec tion was said to have shot 25 Rus sian tanks to pieces Wednesday during desperate but useless at tempts to break through the Ger man After a week in which Timoshen kos divisions drove hard upon the Germans took the of fensive in the IzyumBarvenkova sector 10 days ago in an effort to divert Red army A reward of for information leading to the arrest and convic tion of any person who has used poison to kill animals was offered today by Commissioner Louis Germond in an attempt to fix responsibility for the fatal poisoning of three doks on the west side of Adrian this The Telegram also is offering a similar reward of Investigations carried on by city police during the last few days have revealed no conclusive evi The officers are convinced that strychnine was the cause oi the death of three family pets but they have been unable to determine how or where the deadly poison was obtained by the Offi cers learned that strych nine was used on the west side of the city recently to poison It was mixed with grain and was placed on the second floor of a Commissioner Gerniond posted the reward in hope that it might furnish an incentive for any one having knowledge about the poisoning to aid the Two other dogs which evidently did not get enough poison to kill them were made violently ill but are expected to BODY INDENTIF7ED 29 body of Peter Wilhelm 20yearold Germanborn was taken from the Detroit River yes Identification was traced by Coroner Edmund Knobloch by means of a key attached to a cord about his A bundle of clothing also was strapped to his Knobloch found the key opened a bus station locker at which yielded a suitcase con taining Solomons birth certificate and immigration papersshowing he entered the United States 1939 from Other papers indicated he had gone to Windsor several months ago with the in tention of enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air GESTAPO CHIEF IHEPOJP KILLED 6 Executed In Prague As Hit ler Seeks Vengeance for Attack Heydrich MORE KILLINGS EXPECTED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May de mands for vengeance an at tempt on the life of Reinhard Reichs for Bo hemia and were answered today by his Gestapo though per haps with the execu tion of six persons in Announcement of the executions by the Berlin justifying fears of bloody reprisals in the former was accompanied by re ports of new troubles facing Hitler at home advices from Stockholm asserted that Norwegian patriots on the island of posite had shot and killec the Nazi Gestapo chief ruling all western These advices which did not identify the secrel police chief by said the Germans had arrested the entire male population of the village where the attack evacu ated all families and set fire to their homes in Czech circles here feared the executions in were but the forerunner of wholesale killings which would make previous re prisals in France and other occu pied countries insignificant by The German announcement said the all members of one family had been shot because they hac hidden people who participated in acts against German au All the familys posses sions were Turn to Page 3 4 EMM VESSELS American Submarines Score Hits On Jap Heavy Cruiser May 29 UP American submarines whittling away at Japans naval and mer chant fleet strength in the Western Pacific have successfully attacked four enemy the Navy an nounced including a heavy cruiser which was damaged by at least two torpedo The actions were reported in a based on information received up to 1 Eastern War and were the first undersea operations disclosed here since May The Navy said that one large auxiliary ship and a medium sized cargo ship were another me dium sized cargo ship was severely damaged and probably and a heavy cruiser was damaged by tor pedo It was considered prob able that the three noncombatant vessels also were but the lack of specific information on that point raised the possibility they may have been attacked with shell A compilation of Navy reports showed the latest successes had raised the number of Japanese ships of all types attacked by United States undersea raiders to 44 13 probably sunk and 12 No details of the attacks were Army Joins Others Who Became Lost Following You can add the Army to the list of outoftown motorists who lost when they at tempt to follow US223 through A large convoy of army reconnaisance trucks arid went through the city about oclock this Part of the convoy went straight east on Maumee Street through the business dis trict More the trucks went straight east on Church Street while still others turned south off Church Street at Winter After the convoy had been gone for about ten minutes a diminutive jeep was seen speeding east on Church Street and a few minutes later it returned leading a group of six or seven large trucks which evidently had become lost on the east side of the The jeep herded the strays to South Main UBOATS ROUTED West May 28 Delayed States army planes engaged Axis submarines for 15 minutes late yesterday a mile off Port where the damaged destroyer Blakeley is and chased the Uboats with Hundreds of persons ashore saw the Whether of the submarines were sunk was not Says By End Of 1942 Sleek and Healthy After 29 Days Sea Alone On Raft NEW May 29 thought there was something a wee bit fishy about Harley Archie Olsons story when he was rescued sleek and after 29 days alone at sea on a when the rescue vessel ar rived at Key West with the 23 yearold radio operator whose ship Said to Have Captured An other and Heavily Laden Nazi Mother Ship By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE May Brazils armed forces were credit ed unofficially today with the de struction of two Axis submarines and the capture of another subma rine and a German mother ship in a shootonsight defense against maritime raids which the govern mentsponsored A Man termed organized High official sources considered it not impossible that Germany would declare war upon which was with the Allies in the First World She severed re lations with the Axis January Propaganda tirades and subma rine said the Diario give the impres sion that a war of the Axis against Brazil will break in the near O Jornal said we are not a bel ligerent but we will nev er permit them to challenge us at the doors of our The brave young men of the Brazilian force are alert and they are good Sinking six Brazilian ships and damaging of a made it necessary for the nonbelligerent nation to act to safeguard our the liberty of our nav igation and the lives of our unde fended the Air Ministry At Least One Sub Sunk The Air Ministry annnouced in its first communique of the war last night that at least one of three submarines attacked off Bra zils coastline had been It did not provide but a high government source reported earlier that a landbased Brazilian aircraft which answered a sum mons for help from a United States patrol plane had destroyed a submarine by divebombing off the northeast coast leav ing only huge oil slicks and float ing Turn to Page 3 WorkorFight Policy Is Adopted May 29 government has adopted a work orfight policy under which men with draft deferment as skilled workers will be called into the army if they refuse war Manpower Chief Paul McNutt announced the policy last night and said it wpuld apply to workers who refuse to accept suitable employ ment in a war industry without reasonable ruling backed up Wednes days order freezing essential workers in war plant jobs to pre vent pirating of labor by rival em In explanation of the freezing McNutt said only a few critical occupations in a small num ber of war plants areas would be affected In each area where it is local committees of labor and management representatives will be set up to hear appeals of workers or employers whose requests for changes are denied by the federal employment the sole hiring agency for skilled war workers un der the Employers who fail to discon tinue pirating after a warning from the Employment Service will be reported to the Manpower Com the War Production 1he War and Navy Departments and other authoritative agencies for appropriate McNutt BET RED DESTROYER BERLIN From German Broad May 29 bombers severely damaged a Russian de stroyer in the Black Sea yesterday and heavily attacked the besieged Crimean naval base of the Germans announced Six Russian planes were reported shot down in dogfights over the Donets was torpedoed April the FBI detained him while checking his But they found that his story one of the most amazing to come out of the battle of the Atlantic was true and stopping in New York on the way home to told about it to day I didnt lose any I was never afraid of I had plen ty to eat and I enjoyed sun bathing by day and slept comfort ably at said the sixfoot twoinch I had trouble explaining why I wasnt halfstarved or half mad from thirst or something than I did while waiting on the raft to be picked They thought I was a plant They thought I was placed on the raft by a German I was held in until my f inger prints were checked in Washington and until they learned that I was an American citizenemployed by the steamship After the Harley leaped sighted a life raft and clambered on Soon he spied then some wreck then part of aonther raft Pooling the best of his he chose the most seaworthy raft and loaded it with canvas for covering and sails and an old By day he lounged on the fishing with a net made from bandages in a firstaid just By night he covered himself with canvas and curled up on the Gentle waves rocked me to he I guess I was pret ty all right 4 SHIPS IN Believed Loaded With Supplies for Trondheim May 29 British bombers were reported officially to have set on fire four ships in an Axis convoy off the Dutch coast in widespread night and relays of RAF planes swept high and low across the Strait of Dover to northern France The Air Ministry said several other ships probably were It is a fair the min istry that those ships had started out a few hours previ ously heavily laden with supplies which would haveeventually found their way to the new naval base at to those units of the German fleet based on the Norwe gian and to the German army on the Petsamo Some of the squadrons in the daylight sweep cut along just above thewater others were at such an altitude that only vapor trails could be seen by ground The Air Ministry announced that German air fields and railway tar gets in northern France were at tacked by bombers last night and that Hudsons of the coastal com mand executed the convoy One of our aircraft is the ministry and an aircraft of the coastal command is missing from patrol EXPECT SERVICE PAY BILL May 29 gardless of what action is taken to fay by the SenateHouse commit tee seeking to work out a com promise servicepay Uncle Samsdoughboys likely are going to be the secondbest paid in the They are third The joint committee hoped to leach an agreement before the end of the day on whether a privates base monthly pay should be the voted by the the voted by the or a compromise figure in Assuming that the figure finally agreed on wont exceed an ordinary United States private still will receive less than an Australian whose base pay is And even If the conferees agree on the Uncle Sams lowestpaid fighting men will re ceive a month more than Cana dain privates now The base now paidAmerican privates after four months of training is lass than the Canadian rookie REMOVE THREE BULLETS FROM HEYDRICHS BODY May 29 Reinhard Nazi protector for Bohemia and Moravia wounded two days ago in an attempt on his has undergone an operation in which three bullets which injured his spine and spinal cord were re it was reported Exchange in a dispatch from said a German special ist was rushed to Prague and car ried out the SAYS ONLY DEFEAT Tells West Point Graduates Utmost Endeavor Needed to Crush Enemies riy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WEST May in vasion of the European continent was promised today by General George Army Chief of who told the West Point graduating class that American troops are landing in and they will land in Marshall said the army would total nearly men by the end of this instead of the previously announced estimate of During the past four weeks said the Chief of the army has grown by Your utmost backed by high and unselfish will be required to bring this struggle to a triumphant he told the graduating No compromise is and the victory of the democracies can only be complete with the utter defeat of the war machines of Ger many and Gaining significance in view of the current discussions of high ranking American army officers with British officials in Marshalls assertion that forces will land in was the first definite statement by any American official that a ground of fensive against the continent was part of AmericanBritish Marshall recalled that prior to December members of seeking his justification for expan sion plans for the wanted to know American soldiers might be called upon to fight and what was the urgent necessity for the army that we were endeavoring to organize and In reply I usually commented on the fact that we had previously fought in and Ger many in and the Far East in Siberia and Northern Marshall No one could tell what the future might hold for But one thing was clear to we must be prepared to fight any and on short Will Landfa France The possibilities were not over for today we find Ameri can soldiers throughout the in and They have flown over They are landing in and they will land in We are determined that before the sun sets on terrible our flag will be recognized throughout the world as a symboT of freedom on the one hand and of overwhelming power on the Turn to Page Heard In Rising Tide of Op position to Gas Rationing i By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May ris ing tide of congressional opposi tion to nationwide gasoline ration ing brought suggestions from in fluential House members today that Congress might well consider curtailing some of Price Adminis trator Leon Hendersons Speaker Sam Rayburh and Chair man Lea of the House Interstate Committee which has been investigating the gasoline and petroleum situation went on record as seeing no reason to extend the eastern rationing program to the entire At the same Chairman Steagall of the House Banking Committee that wrote the price control law under which Henderson received much of his commented that perhaps Congress had made a No such power as that man has should be given to one Stea gall told Although members of the Senate Small Business Committee held out new hope for motorists by unan imously indorsing a proposal to allocate tons of crude rubber for the fabrication of re treads made principally from re claimed Rubber Coordinat or Arthur Newhall said he re mained convinced that nationwide gasoline rationing was the only feasible method of conserving I dont see any other way to do the rubber chief told adding that he did not believe any voluntary tire conservation pro gram would be effective quick enough to save Turn to Page 3 ;