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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - September 11, 1942, Adrian, Michigan DAILY TEL Wcamef on Fm SEPTEMBER 1942 PRICE 3 Chairmans Report Shows Sale In Lenawee Lagged Behind By ADRIAN SHORT Lenawee county war bond sales In August were less than the countys the monthly report of Charles county showed It was the second consecutive month that Lenawee sales have dropped below the quota assigned by the Treasury Department although in July the deficit was a matter of only The Lenawee report for Au Robertson shows clearly that many people in our community are still fast asleep as far as war and our present situa tion is It looks like Secretary Morgenthau is right when he says that the bond sale is a failure and that forced individual savings will be The county quota for war bond sales in August was The total sale was Adrian Behind Adrian alone was behind Its quota of Hudson was behind and the Morenci shortage was Ce ment and Onsted were other communities that failed to reach the goals set In other smaller communities not a single bond sale was reported for the The only bright spots in the en tire county report were the excel lent sales in Tecumseh and Bliss With a quota of for the the Tecumseh sale reached a surplus of Blissfield was over its quota of Clay ton and Deerfield all exceeded their quotas by smaller From Clayton had the best record in the With a of only the residents of the com munity purchased a total of worth of The principal difficulty in Ad Robertson is that we havent enough factories and re tail establishments participating in the payroll deduction savings plan those participating arent participating We havent a factory in Adrian that has a ten per cent payroll deduction bond savings plan in effect as requested by the Treasury Department A few have deduction plans of around five per cent but the average in the county as a whole is only around three per cent You cant meet county quotas with that sort of an arrangement The success of the Tecumseh sale Turn to Page 11 Alden Cole to Speak On Brotherhood Program This as in the last nini an interdenominationa Sunday service September 20 will precede the opening of the Lena wee County Believing tha a religious service before the fai was a helpful and moral asset to Alden Cole Ihe the Lenawee County Fair board has turned over the grandstands and public address sys tern to the Lenawee County Broth an interdenominational or ganization and several cooperat ing As speaker for the service this the program committee ha engaged Alden Cole of Buf who far the last ten years has been pastor of the Pros pect Avenue Baptist Dr Cple has chosen for his message Victory This THe Baptist Sunday school or chestra of 40 under thi leadership of Raymond Westgate of will play from to 3 A large county choru led by John Cosner of Milan anc assisted by Amos Wilson o Clinton at the piano will sing Prayers will be offered by the Rev Earley Bowennan of Other features of the program will in clude musical numbers by the Clover Leaf Ensemble of 25 voices selected from Toledo churches ant Your Flag and My by Roscoe Swift of Cole1 will speak also at the Lenawee County Gospel Taber nacle on North McKenzie at oclock hi the eve ning of the same His subject will be The Challenge of the The Clover Leaf Ensem ble will offer several numbers this service JAP PICTURE OF WAKE ISLAND PRISONERS AUSTRALIANS STOP This picture reproduced from English language propaganda magazine published by the Japanese in is described by its caption as showing part of the prisoners captured at Wake Island on their way to Zentsuji prisoners Black uniformed naval officer is identified as Winnifield Scott Cunningham exgarrison chief at This is one of a series of pictures made available in Washington from the copies of which were brought back by United States evacuees aboard the diplomatic exchange ship SENATE RACE To Choose Between Newspaperman Sept 11 igans slambang primary battle to pick a Republican nominee for the Senate presents a study in fervid the quiet jurist and the outspoken newspaper Not only the Republicans and Democrats of but thou sands throughout the are watching to see whom the voters of this state will select at Tuesdays primary election to oppose Senator Prentiss Demo in theNovember general elec i Two of the men in the race are known and the political implications of their candi dacies have been studied nationally for a clue as to the voters reactions to the war and the Roosevelt Ad ministrations handling of the One is Circuit Judge Homer Fer whose probing oneman grand jury in Wayne county sent scores of racketeers and public of ficers to jail for protecting vice and The other is Gerald fluent radio chairman of the Committee of One Million and former The third aspirant is Elton editor of the Plymouth a weekly former legis lator and long prominent in Repub lican political circles as a foe of Turn to Page 2 Freshmen to Register Upperclassmen Wednesday Applications already accepted indicate despite war time a substantial increase hi the attendance at Siena Heights College is Students from all sections of the United States and from Central America are expected on the campus for the beginning of the scholastic To give freshmen sufficient time for they will be reg istered and will then be given placement Wednes day is upperclass registration Students and teachers of Satur day and evening classes will be registered September The formal opening of the scholastic year will take place September 21 when the faculty and students participate in a pro cession through the campus to Holy Rosary Chapel where the Right Monsignor James Ca halan will celebrate a High To be more adequately prepar ed for the emergencies of the present Siena Heights has expanded its curriculum placing emphasis on InterAmerican education and secretarial courses as well as nutrition and first aid courses as wartime the clothing classes this year will work in collaboration with the Adrian chapter of the American Red Few faculty changes will be not ed in the Siena Heights Sister former head of the education de has been trahsferred to Barry College where she will work hi the same She will be replaced by Sister Mary who has just received her doc torate from Catholic University in G Likewise ab sent from the campus is Sister Mary who is spending a sabbatical year at the University Fattens Pigs For His Third War Victory Effort 11 in Hurricane Warren Bee is fattening his pigs in his third foodforvictory war Back in the Civil War days when his cousins and uncles were in Union serving with the old 61st Warren tried to enlist at the age of The ex amining surgeon told him he was too light to carry a soldiers kit but he could help the Army by raising Refrigeration and transportation being what they were War ren and his father chose to raise navy They found eight bushels of enough to plant a field on the Hurricane Hollow This not only furnished the Un ion Army with a lot of Beebx butpaid off the the mortgage my father had given when he bought the farm in The Beeby farm was green with beans for doughboys in 1917 and 1918 but in this third war the vet eran farmer is producing meat They seem to need pork for the Army and I am going to help all I he Beeby had been coasting along with two or three but this year hes upped his lot of Beeby rents his crop land to neighbors and feeds his pigs on the rent His kid aged drives to town for supplies and helps with the house SOCIALISTS RISE AGAIN IN ITALY Sept 11 XP Socialist party in which Benito Mussolinis followers in early days beat down with castor oil treatments and assassina was reported today to be rais ing its head against A Delmonte Democrate dispatch from Zurich quoted Swiss Socialist circles as declaring that the Ital ian Socialist party in recent months had been reorganized with Blegal units multiplying in factories in the greater part of Italian terri The the newspaper recently helped in a strike at ths Fiat works where they sud denly quit their jobs and demanded an increase in Six hours according to this company officials acceded to the demands and the strikers went back to Although strikes are prohibited in the newspaper not a single policeman or soldier show ed himself during the Prentice to Serve As Field Director With Red Cross The George Prentice has been granted a years leave of ab sence by the sessionof the First Presbyterian church of which he has been pastor for 12 years to serve with the American Red Cross as one of its field Prentice is leaving September 28 to take Red training in Then he is to be assigned to duty with the arm ed In seeking duty with the armed Prentice is repeating his experience in the World He was a first lieutenant of an in fantry company then and served overseas14 Since coming to Adrian 12 years ago from Prentice has been active in civic affairs be sides serving as pastor of one of the cltys largest For the last 11 months he has been a member of the Lenawee county draft AUCTIONS Auction north of Victor See on ALLIED AIR FLEET Russian Bombers Keep Up Attacks On Germany 11 pow erful force of British bombers made a heavy attack on Duessel dorf and other objectives in west ern Germany last night in raids which cost 31 it was an 24 miles from Co logne on the right bank of the is a great center of metal machinery and chemica The attack came after a one night lull in the British air offen sive during which Russian bomb ers kept up the pounding of Ger many by raiding Budapes and it was the seventh RAF nigh attack upon Germany in the las 10 Observers in London saw in thi whipsawing British and Russian attacks evidence of a coordinal ed Designed to spread Germanys aerial defenses thinl over a broad area and thus mak the Reich even more vulnerabl to massed Russian reports on the Sovie raids Wednesday when bai weather in the west kept the RAF at said that 38 fires were started in 12 in Berlin and 16 in Moscow reported the loss of two bombers Britain again was raidfree las night after RAF fighters had turn ed back several small scale Ger man forays along the east coas during the Early today two Nazi raider believed to have been FockeWul 190 fighters swooped over the southeast coast and dropped sey eral bombs in an causin some damage to nearby houses Spitfires chased the raiders KEIAIL STORE The Firestone Rubber Compari has announced that it will open i retail store in Adrian soon t a general line of automo electrical equipmeni dishei and other Th store will be located at 127 Wes Maumee Street in the buildin formerly occupied by the Garriso Tire Frank Gunnine of Adrian will be the store manag Judd of the district super visors office of the wh is in Adrian to open the sail that tires will be sold under th rationing and recappin and vulcanizing service also will b Judd will remain in Adrian for approximately two months Gunning will leave for Akroi Monday for a four week period o At present the buildin and reconditionet SAYS CHINA HAS ENOUGH TROOPS FOR 5 MORE YEARS OF WAR 1 Chinese government spokes man said today that China has en ough soldiers for five more year of He said that more than men had been mobilized since 193 under the Chinese conscription while same number had volun teered The conscription law he explain was promulgated in 1933 bu first was then onl hi limited localities along the coas It was pointed out that Chin had enough soldiers for five mor years of if withou in any way affecting the supply o agricultural and industrial ierce HandtoHand Fighting Rages On Slopes of Owen Stanley Mountains THINGS QUIET ELSEWHERE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENERAL MacArthurs Hea3 Australian troops were reported today to have becked a swift Japanese advance oward Port Moresby hi fierce landtohand fighting which still was on the southern slopes if New Guineas towering Owen Stanley 44 miles from hat vital Allied terse communique1 from Gen eral MacArthurs headquarters said the Japanese had failed to advance from which they reached the day before after a 12 mile push across the summit of the but indicated that the battle had not reached a decisive Bitter fighting continues with casualties heavy on both the bulletin Prime Minister John assured the Australian louse of Representatives hi Can erra that the Allied command had prepared plans to the situ ation in New Guinea and declared that according to the latest infor mation from the front these plans now are being carried out Curtin disclosed that hlghrank ng Allied officers had visited New Guinea very recently to study the problem on the spot No Details of Action The fighting in New Guinea was said to be centering around nar row mountain trail south of Efogi jut the difficulty of communicating with the front made it impossible to obtain details of the It appeared however that both the Japanese and the Allies were employing forces far hi excess of any previously engaged in actual combat in the New Guinef MacArthurs headquarters sai that Allied planes were heavily bombarding the thin Japanese com munication lines extending back ward from Efogi across the moun tains to the enemy bases in the BunaGona sector on the eastern shores of New There was no mentionin reports from the front of Japanese aerial activity and it appearedthatthe were operating but serious opposition from enemy A spokesman at Allied headquart ers said that the area in which the fighting is centeredIs so rugged that not even pack mules could ge through and that both sides prob ably were depending on native por ters for supplies of ammunition an Rains heavily wood ed battle area more than feet above sea level added to th difficulties facing the combat units Little activity was reported else although MacArthurs com munique saidthat enemy patrol ac tion was continuing south of Mubo nine miles inland from Salamaua on the northeast coast of New Reports Hitler Has Ordered Vast Army Before Stalingrad To Take City At Any Price British Forces Take Three West Gpast Ports On Madagascar By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sept 11 British encountering but little re istance and ave captured the three west coast Mrts on the island of Madagascar against which opera ions were started Prime Minister Churchill informed louse of Commons It was an allempire without participation of the Fight ng a British military com mentator This informant placed the strength of the Vichy arrison on the island at no more han mostly natives with white officers and a com any or two of white i Reports to Vichy said that de ense strength totalled about men against an invasion force of wo some and that little more than token resist ance was Japanese reconnaissance planes recently had been sighted over the separated from the west coast of Africa by bottleneck Mozambique asserted the British commentator cannot otherwise be He surmised that they came rom an aircraft carrier he Police Find Only 3 or 4 Lights Burning Members of the city police fore reported today that most Adrian merchants cooperated fully witi Mayor Lundahls order pro hibiting the use of display light in stores after closing hours unles there is someone on the premise to extinguish them in event of an air raid Patrolling the streets on the firs night that the order was in effect the officers reported that three o four neon display signs were lef burning in the business district Officers were to ask the merchants in whose windows the lighted sign were located to cooperate with th Commissioner Louis Germoni said today that he is convinced tha the violations were caused by for getfulness and were not inten tional Lights left burning all night 01 tiie outside of public buildings als must be shaded so that they won show plainly from the Com missioner Germond Light on used lots also must be shad he subject to a stii fine and imprisonment under th provisions of the citys blackou ARMYS OLDEST BRIDEGROOM LONG 11 Sergeant John Wes at 73 the armys oldes soldier on active is now als the The Lepta of Mich were married They be came ago when Westerveltwasstationed at Fort Mich SergeantWestervelt was give a brief furlough for ahoneymoon A soldier he has a 52 son by a previous marri Roy of the Japanese have no air ase within reach of Although negotiations had been going on between British foreign ffice representatives and the is and government for some a foreign office source it was apparent that there could be no eal basis for negotiation so long as Axis pressure on Vichy continu The portswere 120 miles southwest of the Britishheld 3iego Suarez naval base 200 miles farther down and another 370 miles Turn to Page 11 BE ALLIED LEADER Says Democracy Must Be Purged of Peace Time Weakness Union Told It Jeopardizes Lives of Thousands of Fighters 11 ing workers at the huge Western Cartridge plant that their idleness jeopardized the lives of thousands if American soldiers and William outspoken chair man of the War Labor called on the strikers today to re lurnto work Davis telegraphed his warn ing from Washington to Fred American Federationof Labor or huge lanivwerJe so tofcerof no value at acompany spokes man The strike began Tuesday over the discharge an employee in the smokeless powder division and spread the entire plant yester Twelve companies of the state militia were mobilized to pre vent possible Davis telegraphed Olds that he understood the workers were strik ing because they believed the com pany improperly refused to rehire a fellow worker who had been sus Although you may believe you are helping your fellow worker you mustalso recognize that by this strike you are jeopardizing the of thousands of soldiers and sailors fighting this war on far flung therefore call on you to return to work immediately while the National Labor Board determines No answer to the telegram was forthcoming but union twice rejected War Labor Board requests to return to work pending negotiations on new War Departments officials Washington said the strike was in the Labor Boards Army spokesmen declined to say whether they were considering taking over the plant which holds many war Olds protested the mobilizing of the militia and said he had tele phoned President Roosevelt to send Army troops if he thinks armec forces are Turn to Page 11 FAVORS DICTATORSHIP United Nations can not win the war until the English speaking people unite under one eader and that leader should be resident Major William Duncan former Canadian minister to declared here Speaking as a Canadian and a Sritish Herridge said that Prime Minister repre senting the British should nominate Roosevelt for the Buffalo Residents Accused of Waste sept 11 residents are throwing into their garbage cans enough food to fee properly a city of Citj Health Commissioner Francis Fronczak said There has been a tremendous increase in wasted food since so many people have been high wartime wages and getting buyinf Fronczak add ed in a statement an out andout he an throwing away leftovers from pre yious meals that ought to be usei and foods that have spoiled be cause they bought too With whole nations starving in declared thi waste is not only uneconomical bu highly unpatriotic and a menace tc community REPORTS TWO DIE IN CRASH NEAR SALINE ANN Sept Deputy SheriffIrwin Klager sai he was informed that two person were killed this morning in th crash of an near Saline 14 miles south of Ann What typejit or ident ity of was allied leadership President should and have that the dictatorial lowers and a great general staff half British and half advise who served hi Wash ngton from 1931 to said Canadians should demand that such a Herridgetaid in Club Butwe anust go in different VVe must purge democracy of its peacetime We must auild the Englishspeaking people into one great engine of destruc For that purpose we must have one leader for the Englishspeak ng That leader must have the power of a Roosevelt should be the lead he because of his personal because already he is lead er of over twothirds of the sover eign people of the Englishspeaking because democracys count erattack must be generated in the western the former min ister went is the right place for democracys general headquart They cant be hithe front London is in the Turn to Page 11 TO FIGHT I LAST Largest German Army Ever Assembled In Russia Hurled Against City By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sept most powerful army the Germans ever assembled in surpassing even the great force which they flung in vain at Moscow last was reported today to have been commanded by Hitler to take Stal ingrad at any But that Volga bastion still The Russian army Red said that the Axis forc es before Stalingrad outnumbered those of any previous About a million men on both sides participated in the battle of Mos cow last hitherto the greatest single engagement of the Dispatches said attackers and defenders were fighting in a mael strom of noise fire and planes filling the sky with their roaring and screaming and the round shaking to the dash of anks and the thunder of bombs and The remarkable editorial in Red Star set a serious tone for the days press exhorting he defenders to fight to the the grim measures taken by Joseph Stalin for the defense of the city in 1918 against White Russian Red Star said today captured documents showed that Hitler lemanded the immediate occupa ion of Stalingrad at any cost and he number of machines and planes engaged was greater than in any previous battle of the but the Volga stronghold continues to be inaccessible to the 100 Riflemen Killed The midday communique an nounced that German automatic riflemen infiltrated western de fenses of Stalingrad where Nazi troops won three more out lying villages but more than the KluecL The fall tothe Axis of another settlement southwest of the Volga River industrial center was re corded for the first time in several fighting was report ed south of Stalingrad BULLETINS Sept 11 W President Roosevelt said today he hoped by Monday to pat into effect practically all the recommenda tions of a special committee which studied the vital rubber problem and recommended nation wide gasoline U XP President Roosevelt informed a press conference today he thought there would be no necessity of tak ing youths of 18 and 19 years into the armed forces before the first ofthe through selective serv The Chief Executive explained that under present about many men as possible are being He offered no estimate oi the exact time when young men of 18 and 19 might be Sept 11 La val declared today that the United States had equal responsibility with Britain for the attack on Laval read a telegram from Gov ernor Annet of the Vichycontrolled island denying the British charge that it had been used by the It was on that basis that the United States State Department announced in Washington yester day that the British operation had American Sept 11 XP Swinging into line with the recom mendation of President Roosevelts rubber Secretary of In terior Ickes today set a 35mile an hour speed limit for all National Park and for Interior Department vehicles throughon the A 40mileanhour speed limit had been in effect for these roads and these vehicles for severs Sept 11 explosion shook the war production plant of theEssex Spe cialty Company here today and the Army explosives branch said later three persons believed to have been Red Star exhorted the troops Fight to the but keep The demand that the Volga Riv er bastion be held at all costs re called two orders given by Pre mier Stalin during his civil war defense of the same city in 1918 1No Death to Turn to Page 2 Omit Mention of Income Limit Recom mended By President By THE ASSOCIATED PHESS Sept USen clean up odds and end H today of the new tax bill after SP maximum of incomeafter Take a look at those rates we voted Youll see a man cant keep much more than unless hes a Turn to Page U War At A Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS of Allied planes raid German manufacturing city of Dusseldorf British acknow ledge loss of 31 planes in wrest more vil lages from Soviet defenders of Stal but Russians announced that stubborn fighting continues Germans that advance troops have reached Volga River north and south of city Reds say captured German documents indi cate Germans ordered by Hitier to take city at any cost and that larg est number of troops ever in battle engaged in contest for PAdFJC British take three more ports in French Madagascar in move to protect sea lanes from marauding submarines Churchill tells commons that little opposition encounted MacArthur announces that Jap drive on Port Moresby has been stalled by bayonet fighting of Australians with heavy losses on both sides Clark Associated Press records great air victory of planes over Japs hi August Salomon ;