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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - November 16, 1942, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY TELEGRAM Colder Weather Detalli on Pate Tm NOVEMBER 1942 PRICE 3 STUDENT IS KILLED Miss Peggy Suffers Broken Collar Bone And Bruises SIX INJURED NEAR CLINTON Robert 14 years a student in Adrian high was killed about last night afte he was pinned underneath an over turned automobile in an acciden on a gravel road three and one half miles southeast of Th driver of the Miss Peggy Malt of Adrian suffered a brok en collar bone and whil three other Allen Rob Russell and Gerald all of Adrian were The accident occurred on a grav road connecting US223 and Deerfield The car was owned by Charles of Route 1 The driver lost control o the which was travel ing and it went off the lef side of the striking a fence Sheriffs officers and Coroner Ed who investigated the said that the car apparent was thrown back after striking the fence and pinning the Burnett boy The other boys went to th home of Brace Staup on US223 to obtain They were brough to the sheriffs office by Ceci who lives at the Staup With the assistance of sher iffs Coroner Braun was able to remove the body from un derneath the car about one hour after the accident Then will be no The body was taken to the Ever iss Funeral where funera services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 The Rev Martin of the Adrian Method ist church will Robert was in the tenth grade ol Adrian high He was born March and lived with his and Harold Bur nett three miles west of In addition to the parents he is survived by two John Dowling of Hattie at and two Larry anc both at home grandparents and Henry Burnett oi Adrian township and Calvin Bra who lives in the home of his and four uncles and one CONVOY CARRIES YANKS TO NORTH AFRICA Four young men and two young women were Injured at oclock this morning when their car struck a tree four and a half miles north of Clinton on the US112 They were driving north and it is believed the whose name officers have not fell The car left the road and was demolished when it struck the The injured persons were taken to Tecumseh hospitals in Clinton and Manchester ambulances and state police from the Clinton post are investigating the The injured are Richard 19 years of brok en right leg Eugene cuts on the head and a broken nose Paul Bry broken right leg Dick broken right leg and broken jaw Shirley Sault broken right leg Jewel brok en possible skull fracture and cuts on the Six lined up like sitting ducks in the parking space at a beer garden on were damaged by an east bound trans port truck late Saturday night The accident occurred when Bernard Beagle of swerved to the left to avoid an automobile which drove out of the parking space into the highway without according to state The damaged automobiles were owned by Claire Butts of 428 Allis Harley Perry of Fay Everett Barker of 727 Michigan Kenneth Monroe of Eva Alcock of Jasper and Bertha Lawnsbury of Route All the cars were un The Butts car was a total Sherman Carnahan of 725 East Hunt told sheriffs officers that his car and one driven by Arteman of Tecumseh were Involved in an accident on a curve on the TecumsehMacon road last night about 9 Carna han was driven south and was met by the Arteman Passengers in the Carnahan car Carnahan and a daughter and No one was and both cars were driven away after a tire on each car was dam Cars owned by Victor Dowling of Onsted and Joe Budwit of Route sideswiped each other on the Wolf Creek road four and one half miles northwest of Adrian Sunday morning at 2 oclock but neither the passengers nor the drivers were Damages re sulted to the fenders and running boards of both AUCTIONS south ot Ann Jim See on Market Public Auction west of Pal Fred See on Marke1 south of Auct See on Market Auction east of Man Prank Auct See on Market north of Llnehan Market See on southeast of on Market Vessels of the huge United Nations carry ing American troops to occupy French North swing into formation as they near Gunners man their antiaircraft guns in readiness against attack from any This picture from British Newsreels Association was sent from NEW Imperial headquarters in a revised report of the 26 naval battle east of the Solomons asserted to day the Japanese sank one battle two aircraft carriers identi fied as the Enterprise and another largetype aircraft three cruisers and one de A communique 26 re ported the United States Porter was sunk by enemy action one aircraft carrier was se verely damaged and other United States vessels reported lesser dam age when a Pacific fleet carrier task lorce exchanged air attacks with strong Japanese forces north east of Then on 31 the navy anonunced that the which was not was destroyed after she had been heavily damaged by Japanese bombers and torpedo Except for the loss of the car rier and the there has ben no or other allied an nouncement to confirm the sweep ing Japanese In adition to the vessels report ed the Japanese said three unidentified warships and three destroyers were heavily The Japanese announcement fol Imperial headquarters at announced further details in Lhe results of the South Pacific battle upon the survey of reports received since the previous an nouncement on Oct 26 of damages to enemy surface craft battleship two air craft carriers the Enterprise and Hornet another largetype air craft carrier thre cruisers and one Heavily un identified warships and three de Losses of enemy than 55 enemy planes shot down in air combat over enemy posi tions 25 enemy planes shot down in air combat and by our fleet gunfire over Japanese Total number fo planes lost ex ceeded including those lost with the sinking aircraft has been ascertained ihat the aircraft carrier of the Hornet type previously announced sunk in the Midway battle was the Yorktown that an aircraft carrier of the Enterprise type was dam aged also off Midway and that Jie aircraft carrier of the York town type previously announced sunk in the Coral Sea battle was a specially fitted aircraft In its Oct 26 version of the bat which took place of the Santa z east of the Imperial headquarters claimed the sinking of six United States war including four aircraft car one battleship and an un dentified and heavy dam aging ofa three cruis ers and a when they may be needed to warn the people of the isles against in vasion from the Many a child who had never be fore heard the bells in wonder to yesterdays In the early days of the war Prime Minister Churchill announced the bells would be run only as a cal to arms to help repel the invader Yesterdays chorus was reducec from its peacetime as hun dreds of church bills have been buried m the rubble of German aerial Only part 01 the famous set of bells in Pauls was as it was feared the ful volume might cause further dam age to the great alreadj shaken by LEASELEI SILENT BELLS IN BRITAIN RING AGAIN 16 broken their warlong silence yes terday to commemorate he Allied Nations victories in North Britains church bells were muted again today to await some similar occasion of the time instead of sharply declining as Shows Aid To Allies Has Risen Sharply JAPS PUT Shoot Without Trial Those Venturing Into For bidden Zones 16 Japanese military authorities were reported by an American official observer today to have imposed an iron rule on the Philippines and shooting without rial any one who ventures into forbidden Summarizing in the military re view of the armys command and general staff school observations during the fighting on the who went said the mere presence of a civilian on a cleared road meant Two Filipino truck drivers in volved in a collision at a crossroads at San Fernando Philippines were shot by a Japanese officer be cause their damaged vehicles ob structed the road and delayed the passage of a lank said the Civilians found in the vicinity of Japanese transport head munitions mili tary telephone unless they have a specific are shot without examination or he Malayan arid Filipino civilians found or motor ing on roads which had been order ed cleared for the passage of Jap anese troops or transportation were summarily It is report ed that groups of civilians as large as a hundred or more were thus dealt Turn to JAPS Page 7 11YearOld Adrian Hoodlum Enlists 2 Others In Crime Wave Law enforcement officers are at heir wits end to know what to do vith an 11yearold Adrian hood urn who extended his long list of petty crimes by leading two other boys in a weekend foray vhich included breaking into five business places and ransacking or itealing money and merchandise rom three The youthful trio started Satur lay afternoon by stealing a few lashlights from a ten cent store and then going to the Derby Oil station on West Maumee Street and smashing a mirror and throvv ng water around the interior of the Saturday night they went to the Community Market on College Avenue where they stole six dozen ggs and smashed them against the nterior andexterior walls of the They build ng by breaking out a At the Adrian Laundry on South Winter Street they broke another ivindow and stole a heavy blanket and or 53 in Still an ther window was broken at the Louden service station at Winter and Church Streets and small uantities of pop and candy were The Citizens Gas Fuel plant office near Race Street was The finale of their Saturday night spree evidently took place at the Jack Smith warehouse in Gaff ney alley where they stole 20 bot tles of beer and two boxes of shot gun shells and smashed a valuable adding machine by dropping it on the They also selected the best bottle of wine in the ware house and at least one of them got drunk by drinking Commissioner Louis Germond Investigation disclosed that none of them went home Saturday Sunday afternoon they entered a rear door of the Croswell theater where they stole a purse owned by Miss Nelda an which contained They were arrested a short time later in Market Place by city police and admitted their guilt in each The 11yearold ringleader al ready has spent some time at the Starr Commonwealth school at Al bion which now refuses to accept him because of his bad record there which included the theft and destruction of an He has been arraigned before Probate Judge Maurice Tripp on numer ous occasions but his age prevents him from being sent to the Boys Vocational School at The other two boys are 11 and 9 years forecast by the lendlease aid to Americas Allies has risen great ly since our entry into the war and is likely to show a growing in crease in President announcing a new monthly record of more than worth of lendlease goods and services furnished ben eficiaries in compared with a previous high of in said these figures show how wrong the Axis was in assuming that our aid to our Allies would sharply decline once we had been brought into the We have never intended and do not intend to diminish our lend lease aid in the he as The record for the last four months shows that we are seeking to strike a careful balance between supplying our own army and supplying the other armies fighting in Despite the fact that this country had Imposing task of equip and transporting our strong expeditionary force now in North he we were able to transfer worth of gflods and services to our Allies in that Of this twothirds were military including large numbers of planes and tanks which Roosevelt said helped turn the tide in Egypt and to hold the lines in SPAR Battle AS ALLIES CLOSE IN Determined Jap Effort Under Way To Recapture Guad alcanalTulagi Positions OFFICIAL DETAILS LACKING By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 16 Jap anese and American warships sparred with eachother in a bat tle of manuevers today as allied jungle fighters closed in on the enemy stronghold at New The navy reported that a de termined effort was under way by the Japanese to recapture posi tions in the GuadalcanalTulagi area of the Solomon but said details would be withheld un til the outcome of a running sea battle was The action at sea was described as hit and hide and touch and Numerous enemy surface forces are active in the southeastern Sol omons in an attempt to reinforce the enemy troops now on Guadal canal and to disrupt our delivery of supplies to our forces which now occupy shore positions in this the navy The engage ments are While official details were lack ing the German radio broad cast a Tokyo dispatch declaring the fight would decisively influence the whole war situation and M Australian navy said in Melbourne that the out come might determine whether Australia is Continuing their ceaseless ham mering of enemy ships and sup plies throughout the allied bombers under MacArthurs command threw an umbrella over American and Australian ground troops as they converged for an at tack on The Australian and American columns are in contact with each other and are jointly moving in to said a Turn to PACIFIC Page 3 6 MORE SHIPS SUNK By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Uboats have sunk six more Al lied merchant vessels in the West ern adding 68 seamen to the rolls of the dead or the Navy reported last Three of the craft were Ameri The others were one one Norwegian and one unidenti SO GENERAL 16 commander of the victorious British eighth army in who will be 55 told Prime Minister Churchill be fore he was appointed to the com mand I dont I dont and I am 100 per cent fit Military circles say Churchill re plied I I and I am 200 per cent Churchill will be 68 Charles a Hospital At Grayling Sprrlal tn The Telegram 16 Charles Bartholomew was severely but not critically burned Friday night in a fire which destroyed the house trailer in which he and Worthy Swift and Vern Moore were on a hunting The men left here Friday morn ing and stopped 15 miles from Ros common to spend the Bartholomew was pumping up the pressure in a gasoline lamp when it exploded and started a fire which spread so rapidly that the three men could not reach the Swift broke a window with his hand and he and Moore crawled through it and then pulled Bartholomew The car had been detached from the trailer and was not They drove to Roscommon where they were given first aid treatment by a physician who took Bar tholomew to the Grayling He was burned about the head and hands and probably will be in the hospital a week or Moore was burned about the face and hands and Swift suf fered a long cut on his right arm when he broke the Eigh teen stitches were required to close the All their equipment was lost ex cept the clothing they were wear Moore and Swift re turned home yesterday For Control Of Bizerte RAF Pounds Tunis Airbase French Navy Battled When AEF Invaded North note The French battle against Ameri it Casablanca came out ships attempting to land troops and almost succeeded in French i way through the this hellish nightmare of and french marines and of plane and tp a terrific battle at and drew to a when American forces made Old Glory was waving surprise landing on the over the town of zoast of Morocco early last heard the welcome news at it was disclosed today in when our radio blared first eyewitness accounts has been taken locate dispose of the mine The Americans succeeded was a battle conducted at full completely surprising the under a kind North African arriving off the and on a calm dappled while they still were gentle was job was to knock the French Many fastmoving as quickly as possible and they cidents were related by with a ferocity tem War Correspondent John with all the cunning of na in tfie first The manner in which ness accounts of the fought indicated clearly that IMoroso was in the thick of had made plans for such a naval seeing it i light cruiser wliich Excellent the way into Fedhala with equipment was of one of their shells just missed my head were marip nf metal as fine as can be At audacious and wel I witnessed the battle on an American light cruiser into Fedhala that with led all By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS trained Vichy French naval force tne today staged a reckless and belching death and destruc We were part of an amphi force making a three pronged attack at the Atlantic French Moroccan This the greatest of its kind in had crossed the Atlantic without With more than 100 ships and thousands of men determined to open the longawaited second front we aied through Axis submarines like wintry wind sweeping across I an allAmerican football team playing a setup The results of our victory have not been completely compiled be cause is a very difficult thing to when planes and shore batteries We do know that our cruiser with the help of some destroyers blast ed away a battery of four milimeter emplaced at Cher gui near one of the most difficult of naval Turn to MOROSO Page 2 How To Register for Gasoline Lenawee county along with millions of others in tlie will begin to register Wednesday for gasoline rationing in designated county The fegis ration will continue through Thursday and A omplele list of the schools for gasoline rationing appears on page To make registration motorists should take the following steps before going lo registration a gasoline rationing certificate at a gasoline service station and fill it out at home according to instruc The serial numbers of your the license number of your make body type will be the filled out with your aulolompbile registration the card received when you obtained license plates for your to the registration point nearest number of the federal use tax stamp on your car also will be needed by registration Every motorist will obtain a basic A ration book good or four gallons of gasoline a the equivalent of 60 miles of To obtain the book he must pledge not lo drive more than 35 miles to keep his car in jood repair and to sign a slalement saying that he has only cive tires for each automobile in If the motorist believes heneeds more than four gal a week he may obtain an application for supplemental gasoline from the registration The application for supplemental gasoline may he filled out at home and mailed the county rationing board at the court house where it will be acted upon by the panel in charge of gasoline regis Lhe the Red army again Deal off German attacks within be sieged advancing slight y in the Caucasus in a sur prise move far to the snatch ed a place of great tactical impor ance from the Germans on the Volkhov front between Lake Imlen and the Russians an nounced The Russian troops broke into he Germanoccupied community n an unnamed sector of the Volk lov forcing the Germans to and then held it against day communique About one battalion of infantry was wiped out and war material was the communique re The action seemed to indicate that the Red army planned to take advantage of the German high commands preoccupation with the new front in North Africa with winter jabs at the Jong German line in After a period of fierce fighting within Stalingrad during the army Red Star the Germans gained only over lit erally mountains of their the action there again subsided The midday communique report ed Soviet troops repulsed attacks by small enemy groups and threw back assaults by a German infan try battalion in one of the citys factory Northwest of the city a Soviet patrol raided German positions during the night and kill ed 60 A slight advance southeast of Nalchik was Here the Germans have been stalled for weeks in their effort to drive to ward the northwest terminus of the Georgian military highway over the Caucasus Two Germans were re ported killed in a night engagement in the Nalchik POLL TAXMM Norris Urges Administration Leaders To Get Tough Senator Norris 81year old warrior making his last legis lative fight after nearly 40 years in urged administration leaders to get tough with oppo nents of the Houseapproved anti poll fax We can break this filibuster if we fight fire with Norris told Well have to invoke every parliamentary rule in the aook to do but the Senate ought to have the right to vote on a ques tion that is as fundamental as the abolition of the vicious poll With its slate cleared by a week end adjournment after an exciting Saturday session which saw war rants issued for absentee members needed for a the Senate faced a motion by Democratic Leader Barkley making the anti poll tax measure the first order of As an evidence of stiffened atti tude toward timewasting Berkeley was reported ready to force an immediate showdown on any technical objections raised to his Supporters predicted they had suf ficient votes to take up the meas but senators from eight south ern states were prepared to talk at length and to offerupwards of 40 controversial amendments in cluding a proposal to suspend the 40 hour for the duration of the Cmlf PATRIOTIC LEAGUE Lenawee county had more than doubled its Patriotic League war chest quota to day as the fund reached The official quota set for the county was 000 and all con tributions in ex cess of this amount will be retained in banks through out the Harry Pa triotic League has an All reports turned in by town and township chairmen today are in addition to amounts announced previously and are as yet incom In the city of an additional has been contrib city Of S860 was con tributed in manufacturers special gifts by business employees and professional persons and 828 through the residential can Other chairmen who have an nounced new contributions are Deerfield John Madison Maude Car penterT Medina Dover Riga 5624 Jesse Rome and Charles village of The quota for Morenci was and Figy said that several hundred dollars more are CASUALTIES OF ARMED FORCES TOTAL 16 Announced casualties of the armed forces now total In a recapitulatio the Office of War Information said the total included missing and prisoners of the marine coast guard and Philippine scouts since the out break of but not casualties in the African Most of the armys casualties are classified as A ma jority of these were in the Philip pines and in Java and are pre sumed to be prisoners of al though information is lacking due to the absence of prisoners lists from FIRE 16 firemen were injured and dam age estimated unofficialy at more than resulted from a fire that destroyed the building and stock of the Chase department store on North Saginaw Street this The injured firemen were Lieu tenant Max cut and bruised a falling wall and overcome by and Pipeman Orville Reav who suffered from smoke in Both wer taken to Gen eral Twenty Axis Planes Shot Down Between Tunisia And Sicily By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A hard hitting American and British force battled today with Axis elements in Tunisia for control of the great Bi zerte naval which dominates the central and the RAF struck heavily to win control of the skies over the French pro Rome broadcast a claim that Vichy France gave its approval to the landing of the Axis re ported to number hastily rushed in by air and sea in an ef fort to impede the Allied Tunisian drive and its ultimate goal of cast ing the Axis out of all North Af Vichy broadcast an official an nouncement that the Axis forces had landed in but signifi cantly said nothing about having given its While details of the land action were the RAF announced another destructive assault upon the Axisheld airport near capital of Striking at dusk British airmen destroyed six big Saturday and again after German planes and set airfield in stallations and buildings The Tunis raid came soon after five other attacks on the Axis base and weekend clashes out over the Mediterranean in 20 Axis many of them troop car were shot down between Tu nisia and Genoa Bombed Again Coupled with this action was an other searing assault last night on Axis supply port for by homebased longrange British Extensive new destruction was the air ministry With the second great Allied of fensiveshaping up in first one rolled on toward a final decision in where Marshal Rommels retreating forces pound ed westward across the Libyan hump and still were Rommels main forces were in the area of El 150 miles southwest of indicating that he had given up any idea of an attempted evacuation from the lat ter port and was heading for Trip The Allies still had about miles to go to form a junction be tween their forces in Tunisia and the 8th Army in but the combined AmericanBritish units n Tunisia were closer to Tripoli than In a broadcast quoting the Turk ish newspaper the Moscow radio said today that once the Al lies have cleaned the Axis out of North Africa they could be expect ed to occupy the islands of Sardinia and Corsica and then make their first jump into Europe via the Italian Establishment of contact be tween the Germans and advanced detachments of Andersons predominantly British legion was announced by the Alliedcontrolled Morocco radio at 9 3 Eastern War Time last Conflict After 24 Years It was the first regular action by United States ground forces against the Germans since their bloody meeting on the MeuseAr gonne front in France 24 years There were other military and political highlights Vicious air and naval fighting persisted along the North African coast as German and Italian forces sought compensation for the S coup that caught them The German high command de without confirmation else that 89 Allied transports and warships had been sunk or Admiral Jean Darlan proclaimed himself administrator of French North Africa declaring he acted upon authority which Marshal Pe tain had granted and appointed Giraud as commander in chief of French forces in the A state of siege was declared at Ajaccio and other towns of Corsica as a result of active opposition by the French garrison and civilians to Italian the Moroco ra dio Vichy announced that a large number of French troops had ar rived to garrison the main land naval base which the Germans bypassed in extending their occu pation to south shores of The British radio quoted a usu ally wellinformed French source as saying that for mer Allied had been arrested n France on German The contact at Bizerte recalled the closing days of the first World Then the Americans and their French allies swept over German defenses along the Meuse river and through the Argonne forest and put 52 divisions to flight in an offensive that ended with the Armistice See MEDITERRANEAN Page Jfc ;