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13 Dec 1942

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - December 13, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol 13, no. 31racine, wis., sunday december 13, 1942. 16 pages the world last week by Boul Freye americans doing their Yule shopping Early and dreaming of a j White Christmas will be relieved to know that the nazis have ruled the display of Santa Claus in store windows As not an illegal or subversive action. The big news came out of nor Way last we Eek via Stockholm and the office of War information. The ruling was made by the nazi occupation authorities in Norway. Perhaps Adolf Hitler is paving the Way for publication of a memo i to Santa this year. At no time in j the military career of the nazi i party would he have better reason to do so than right now. His pleas to Santa could read something like this a dear Herr Santa please Send me enough clothes to keep my troops warm in Russia. Better still Send me More troops and planes to use in Russia. Also give Herr general Rommel some More the 1944 presidential political pot air planes and tanks to use in lib has begun to simmer. Heil names Barlow to supreme court a a a a 1 -.-. But a 5 democrats named Likely candidates Roosevelt Wallace Mcnutt Byrnes and Douglas considered director american Institute of Public opinion. Princeton n. J., dec. 12.�? two weeks ago the Institute reported the present Public reaction to the five men now mentioned most frequently As possibilities to Roosevelt a. If you can spare some submarines i could use them to prevent supplies from getting to the foe in Tunisia. Hopefully p. A if you have any More room. Could you bring some More he eat the Quot re pub and a reran guns to guard my ticket in italian cities. 1944 today the in the situation on world Battle statute reports on fronts shaped up like this by pub lie reaction weeks end to the five per Russia has broken German de sons mentioned More frequently fens lines near Rah eve on the Cen possibilities for the democratic trial front and has strengthened presidential nomination in 1944. The jaw s of the pincers around the these men Are Franklin d. \ nazi Force at Stalingrad. The Imti Roosevelt vice president Henry alive has stayed with the reds. A. Wallace Man Power chief Paul the allies in Tunisia despite Mcnutt director battling against Odds in the air. Are of r c0 n 0 mics clinging to their steel ring around s t a b i i i z action Tunis and Bizerte and Are bring j a m e s Byrnes ing supplies and reinforcements and supreme Over Long lines to prepare for the j court Justice final blow. The British stabbed it i William Douglas cautiously into Gen. Rommel Sas in the Caseel Asheila line and May be ready of Republican to resume the Chase. Possibilities tile the americans and australians Wallace Institute in this on new Guinea have taken Gona study obtained the following in and Are driving on Buna. The formation in respect to All of the yanks Are mopping up on Guadal five How Many a Ltd know canal. These successes Are leading them Well c h t0 have at East to predictions of More Allied of impression of their Fen Sives to come. With new Guinea d<.,uial acceptability How Many and the Solomons As r the j developments of the week in candid a a clouded ably How Many on sunday Allied planes look upon him made one of the greatest Daylight u n f a v o r ably attacks of the War on Northern How Many have France and the Netherlands and still to form an did extensive damage. In Africa opinion the allies held against heavy Axis obviously the assaults in the Tebo urba Region of War and Many Tunisia. The russians made some other factors w ill gains on the Central front West of intervene Between now and presi Moscow and in heavy fighting Dentai election time to bring new Southwest of Stalingrad. Candidates into the political Lime on monday it was announced a a these will be considered in that French West Africa including studies conducted from time to wins Silver wings Lorne b. Hillier 1003 Blaine Boulevard today received his Silver pilots wings at the army air forces Gulf coast training Center Randolph Field Texas. He received his training at Lake Charles la. To in motor pilots trained to Fly bomb loads to enemy production centers and Supply lines Are being graduated from four Fields Kelly Brooks Ellington and Lubbock w Hile fighter pilots won their w Ings at three single engine advanced schools Foster Field Texas Moore Field Texas and Lake Charles la. Main Battles still ahead Stimson warns gives 3 advantages gained by allies in North Africa Washington dec. 12.�? or a Secretary of War Henry l. Stimson warned today that any Public feelings perhaps fostered by initial Allied successes that a fall is Over in the North african Campaign a will Only Lead to a we Are Only just now approaching the main work a he said. A any idea that there is no toil and blood ahead will Only Lead to the Secretary said however that the alignment of Admiral Jean Francois Darlan with the allies has put us a months ahead in North Africa. Stimson contrasted the a step by step japanese Campaign in the oddest mishaps of the year see Story on Page la confirmation by senators of not required new Justice will not participate in governor decision new Orleans. A a cat scratched mrs. Julien Herbert. Angry she grabbed a revolver and chased the cat. She tripped Over j Madison dec. 12.�? Tel her Small son and the fun w ent Mer e Barlo commissioner of off shooting the child in a knee taxation today Wras appointed an horrified mrs. Herbert threw the associate Justice of the state us gun into the Back Yard. It went preme court. He succeeded Asso off again shot or. Herbert in a foot. The cat escaped. Date Justice George b. Nelson resigned. Barlow we Assw Orn in immediately. The appointment was made by gov. Julius p. Heil who Wras Defeated for re election in november and whose term expires Jan. 4, 1943. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation. The new Justice will not participate in the declaratory judgment the court has been asked to make regarding the tangled Gover Mcnutt the port of Dakar had gone Over j to the Allied Side. It was indicated that the allies would get the use of the French warships and merchant shipping at Dakar. The Axis continued its attack around Tebo urba and there was heavy tank and Aerial fighting. British planes raided Karlsruhe in southwestern Germany. The russians admitted heavy German assaults in the Stalingrad area but said they were repulsed. Since the first hurdle of a possible presidential candidate is to get his own party a nomination it is important to know How he stands with the rank and file of people in his own do rom party so in the Byrnes Case q each of five the Institute has listed his on tuesday the allies slowed standing among democratic voters the Force of the Axis tank drive at of 1940. Election to the presidency Tebo urba and appeared to have obviously depends upon the Appeal improved their position. In Wash of the candidate among All voters in ton. It. Gen. Henry h. Arnold for this reason the popularity of commander of the army air Force each candidate predicted that the Battle Over to with the people Nisia might decide the question of who voted Hie air supremacy in Europe. It w As Republican ticket disclosed that not All of the French in 1940 is Given Fleet had been scuttled at Toulon in interpreting and that about one third of it had results of the fallen into Axis hands. Gen. Fran Survey an aver Cisco Franco. Spain a Leader made age margin of a speech approving the principle error of approx of the Axis in Europe but not Indi lately four per Douglas Cating any intention of abandon cent must be taken into account ing Spanish in the the average of error of Institute Pacific a japanese attempt to land polls in 115 municipal it state and reinforcement on new Guinea w As National elections on candidates issues has been Between three on wednesday it was an and four a cent bounced that British bombers had Roosevelt vote made effective raids on the Indus the favourable vote nationally of trial centers of Turin and Milan in president Roosevelt exceeds his Italy. Action in Tunisia Slack. It. A co ened As the germans paused in a a Quot favourable Ole 52 per cent to their attack at Tebo urba. The 42 or cent allies in the Southwest Pacific As of the present time should captured Gona in new Guinea and choose to run for a fourth term pressed on for Buna., he could probably count on Strong on tuesday action in to support with his own party for 73 nis5au balt i p�1 it of the 1940 democratic weather. The British eighth army voters questioned gave him a farm Libya was Active indicating an Oracle vote the favourable vote attempt to come to grips him in the democratic party Witt the remaining forces of mar however Alnio St counter Shal Rommel at Al Asheila. The. made counted a tacks on the Central front in rus i c Quot abet term Sia but with minor Success. Brit a How a a a m ish bombers made another heavy Iti la,er>when1 he 15 attack on Turin. P tied against the most Popour re publican candidate. On Friday the germans made the president favourable vote a Strong tank attack in the Vicinity outweighs his unfavourable vote of Medvez Al Bab in Tunisia but Only in the new England Middle were stopped just Shofr of that Atlantic and Southern areas. His Point there were increasing unfavourable vote outweighs his a signs of an impending major in Morable in the East Central West gag ement in Libya. The russians Central Mountain and far West f reported that the germans were areas. I trying to reinforce their positions j no or a at Stalingrad by air born troops a a. _. But that a Large number of trans Roose Elt vice Prest ports had been shot Down. It w As Dent Wallas is Best known of the announced that japanese counter pc p010 candidates. Nation attacks in the Buna Gona area of his favourable and a favor # new Guinea had been repulsed Jable votes Are exactly equal. Allied bombers ranged Over eur among democrats he stands next rope in sweeping attacks on occur Roosevelt in popularity. Wal pied Europe and on Italy from lace is strongest in the new eng North to South. Tun to Page 13, col l food prices up 40 per cent Washington dec. 12.�? a food prices paid by american families advanced 7.8 per cent from mid May to mid november and Are now 40 per cent higher than they were when War broke out in Europe in 1939, Secretary of labor Frances Perkins reported today. The Index of retail food costs on nov. 17 was 31.1 per cent above the 1935-39 average and had reached the highest Point since january 1930, the report added. Food prices generally Are 16 per cent higher than a year ago. The upward trend from mid May. When the office of Price administration began establishing Price ceilings continued in the month Between mid october and mid november. Food prices Rose 1.2 per cent in the period. Uncontrolled items. The sharpest increase from mid october to mid november Wras in prices of fresh fruits vegetables and fresh fish which advanced an average of 6.6 per cent and now Are Selling 21 per cent higher than in May. None of these items is directly controlled by the office of Price administration. Food prices under direct opa control advanced 0.5 per cent during the month reflecting adjustments in the prices of such items As lard canned fruits and vegetables and canned fish. Prices also increased for eggs and butter brought under opa control oct. 5. Louisville d. Smith w As flying a plane at a Low South Pacific w Ith the Surprise Altitude when he saw a girl he Norship succession question that attack the allies made in North thought he knew. He waved at arose when Orland s. An can o. W her she waved Back. Pleased but Loomis died in the interim of elec slow infiltration. a i a lion and Jan. 4 inauguration. A the North african operations j r f a a Smith Bew his plane. W Ere in essence and by necessity a nth a tree top an electric wire j Surprise operations a he said and another tree top w Here he the appointment raises the act while Japan s Campaign w As a i ended his trip. He shinned Down Tive membership of the court to slow infiltration first into indo and Hurr de to the girl to assure seven for the first time since q it China then Siam then the Philip her he Quot a Asu Quot Jour Shevy an 1 the Toker 1939 Nelson a member of Pines then attacks on Borneo a irl he thought she was but a to a Berk 1939 Elson a member of Tai stranger. 4u �?1�? inon Elmer e. Barlow new Justice the court since september 1930, has been ill since 1939 and the court has performed with Only six justices participating. Barlow entered state service As adviser to gov. Heil in 1939. Later that year he was appointed commissioner of taxation for a term ending in May 1945. His Home is at Arcadia Trempealeau coun Coraopolis palio to near the Minnesota line tried to throw a cig Aret out of his Justice Barlow is a graduate of car and threw himself out instead. University is Psi was Catcher on the baseball his Elbow struck the door handle he toured Japan with the six a pen 3ndwisconsin team in 1909. Immediately Atter he Wras handed his appointment by gov. Heil the full j new Justice Wras sworn in by the la in court clerk in presence of the state s constitutional officers. Introduced at conference. He w ill finish out Justice Nelson s term which ends in 1945. His new salary will be $10,000 per year Williams Field compared to the $7,000 he receive vate John fein was shaving uned As tax commissioner. Stimson listed three advantages clothed in his Barracks when a Fly Heil announced Nelsons Resigna Java new Guinea and the Solomon pointing out the difference in this Type of warfare and operations such As were undertaken in North Africa Stimson said the latter had to take the enemy unawares to succeed. Once landed he continued the Allied Light forces had to race ahead despite Lack of Airfield preparations. A if we Hadnot the germans would have sent reinforcements across the narrow sections of the Mediterranean to dig in and delay them a Stimson said. Even so the germans were Able to Send considerable numbers of troops to North Africa to meet the Allied attack. Thus far Stimson said Only Light Allied forces have been in Contact with the enemy. Stimson described the current actions As merely harassing operations until the allies can bring up supplies and heavier forces for the final Battles. George b. Nelson resigned a i did not discuss Barlow is a War bulletins London. Dec. 12.�?<jpv-britain�?Ts eighth army was reported by the German radio today to have struck anew at the Axis on a wide front in Libya with great land and air Power. The Berlin radio broadcast a dub dispatch that general sir Bernard l. Montgomery had thrust Forward again East of Al Asheila with two tank divisions and two infantry divisions supported by aircraft. London Dee. 12, mph Strong forces of Allied bombers and fighters winged across the Channel throughout today in unabated assault on the Axis following the double barrelled blow on Italy with an american dusk blasting of the Naples waterfront Friday and another rap pounding of Turin Friday night. Washington. Dec. 12.�? or a Allied forces Friday beat off two enemy tank and infantry attacks in the Forward areas of Tunisia the War department announced today. New Dell dec. 12.�?odo a a Squadron of heavy american bombers Friday renewed the air offensive against japanese targets in Burma with Strong attacks on Rangoon and port Blair in the Andaman islands South of Rangoon u. S. Army air Force Headquarters announced today. The Allied forces have gained so attacked him from the rear. Pri Tion and Ballow s appointment at far. A a. ,. A press conference. He read Nel i. Our troops have met the the into de a wet this straight rets Ignatiz to newsmen and enemy and Are rapidly getting Edge razor. He killed he Fly and new associate Over their a Buck was Abie resume shaving after to an2 even match tar anything i had a a sued Point men with anyone a the Gover an even match tor anything the an Bandage to his pos por said. It had been on my mind 1 a for a Long time to name Elmer bar Low to the supreme Heil announced in a speech july 25, 1941, that Barlow would fill the next vacancy on the supreme court. The new Justice practice Law at Arcadia from 1909 to 1939. He served several terms As District attorney of Trempealeau county. After becoming tax commissioner the 55-year-old Barlow became one of Heilos closest friends and advisers. He managed the last Campaign which Heil lost to Loomis by More enemy has been Able to Send against them in the week ended dec. 5 they destroyed 42 Axis planes w the a loss of Only 17 u. S. Planes. 3. U. S. Forces Are learning to co operate with the British and French. Who stole the handle off Only town pump Strathcona minn., dec. 12. A officials offered a Reward today for the person w to stole the handle off the Village pump. They described the theft As a a serious because the pump is the villages Only source of water. Milford Center Ohio. A Carl Kaufman was treated for chills after being trapped for four hours in a packing House re Frig than 105.000 votes orator. Three hours later he Wras text of resignation treated for Burns w Hen his truck caught fire. America to continue role of breadbasket after the War gift from King Washington dec. 12.�?up a the state department said today that the King of Egypt has made a Christmas gift of 2,000 egyptian pounds approximately $8,000 to the american forces in Egypt. New York dec. 12.�?artier i Ica one of the breadbasket of the world it is and will continue to be after the w a. The picture of some things to come was outlined this week. More food items will be rationed in this country next year and americans will have to do with less food so More of it can go to the armed forces and to other countries in lend lease ship j ments. The Axis conquered countries will have to be fed As they Are re occupied by the Allied nations. Will that mean food rationing for americans after the War. In London it Wras disclosed Post War rationing was under consideration. Viscount Cran Bome lord privy j Seal said in the British capital that the Allied committee appointed some time ago to investigate the future needs of various countries already had received j from Allied governments estimates i of their food needs during the 18 months after the War was Over. The principle sources of supplies he said would be the United states Britain the dominions and other producing countries overseas. He said the Relief problem a a whole was world wide and that a general plan acceptable to All the United nations must be drawn up. He added this the Allied committee w As taking into consideration the probability that rationing and other controls would be continued and that it Wras on this basis the present Post War plans were being formed. Some food men believe Europe has been so devastated that a minimum Relief period would be six months or until at least the first crop had been harvested after the War. Death and Ign lastation. The american Institute of food distribution inc., gives this picture of occupied Europe the germans have spread death and devastation not Only among humans but also among animals and crops directly or indirectly. They have slaughtered Dairy animals for food particularly in the Low countries which specialized in Dairy products. They have seized food the conquered countries raised. The machinery to feed other nations already has been set in motion with the presidential appointment of former governor Lehman of new York As director of foreign Relief and rehabilitation operations in the state department it will be his Job to feed the populations in countries reoccupied by the allies. Nelson the retiring Justice said in his letter of resignation a until quite recently i had the Strong expectation of being Able to return to my we Ork on the supreme court. That now seems to be out of the question at least for some time and upon the advice of my physician i hereby resign As Justice of the supreme court of the state of Wisconsin the resignation to take effect As of this Date dec. La 1942. A with highest personal regards i have the Honor to remain a respectfully yours f a George b. Heil replied in a Short letter accepting the resignation and expressing his w ish for recovery of Nelson. Named by Kohler. Nelson became a member of the High court in september 1930, upon appointment of gov. Walter j. Kohler. He was elected to succeed himself for a 10-year term in april 1935. Every Justice now on the High court arrived there originally by appointment. Chief Justice Marvin b. Rosenberry Wras appointed in 1916. Other appointments were Chester a. Fowler 1929, Oscar Marion Fritz 1929, Edward t. Fairchild 1930, John d. Wickhem i 1930, and Joseph Martin 1934. All w Ere elected when their appointments expired. Nelsons tenure on the court was a marked by ardent and thorough study of the Law. He spent Many extra hours working on cases assigned to him. He was particular about his decision and did not spare himself in their preparation. Many of his judicial opinions were i noted in the american Law reports. Sign contract wards ordered Chicago dec. 13.�? Uris Sewell Avery Montgomery Ward president said today that an order from president Roosevelt to sign a contract with employees in the form directed by the w a labor Board would be a promptly Washington dec. 12.�? a president Roosevelt today directed Montgomery Ward amp co., Chicago a without further delay to sign a contract with its employees in the form directed by the War labor Board. The president acted soon after conferring with web chairman William h. Davis. The warding of the presidents order w As sent at once by Telegram to Sewell Avery Montgomery Ward president by White House Secretary Stephen t. Early. A dear sir As commander in chief in time of War i hereby direct Montgomery Ward amp co. To comply without further delay with the National War labor boards directive order of dec. 8, 1942,�?� the president ordered. A under protest. Montgomery Ward previously we As asked by the president to include maintenance of membership and other Union Security clauses in a proposed contract w Ith the wholesale amp retail clerks Union. The company agreed to sign but insisted on inserting a clause in the contract that it did so a under the War labor Board then directed it to insert a paragraph instead saying the company signed a under Montgomery Ward officials said they would sign in the form prescribed by web Only if president Roosevelt issued directive in his capacity As commander in chief in time of War. Canada halts shackling of War prisoners Ottawa dec. 12.�? up a handcuffing e a limited number of German War prisoners a policy adopted last oct. Ioas reprisal against similar action taken by Ger Mariy ended officially today. Defense Headquarters told questioners that the order issued by prime minister w. L. Mackenzie King thursday that there should be no shackling on or after dec. 12 had been carried out. Actually the uns Hackling took place last evening since it had been the practice to place Irons on those selected Fen this treatment j Only during the daytime routine. Britain also is due to strike i the shackles from German and i italian prisoners today three Days in Advance of the Date proposed by Switzerland mediating Neutral in Germany shackled British and Germany. The foreign office in London stated wednesday that the shackling would be ended today. The German answer still was not made. The Berlin radio said Friday that the Swiss note was receiving i sympathetic consideration. Army bombs Jap Tanker bags 6 zeros enemy flying Field found 150 Miles from Guadalcanal Washington. Dec. 12.�?<��? army planes bombed a japanese Tanker possibly damaged another and shot Down six Zero planes in the Northern Solomons recently the Navy announced today in a communique disclosing that the enemy had established a flying Field Only about 150 Miles from the american position on Guadalcanal. Two bomb straddles. Communique no. 217 a South Pacific All dates Are East Longitude a i. On dec. 9 a a a eleven army a flying fortresses Boeing b-17 and eight a lightnings Lockheed p-38 attacked enemy surface vessels in Fasi Harbor near Shortland islands. Three bomb hits were scored on an enemy Tanker and two bomb straddles w Ere observed on a second Tanker. The army a lightnings shot Down five intercepting a zeros and the a fortresses destroyed another. All army planes returned undamaged. A a b army a flying fortresses bombed the japanese flying Field at Munda on new Georgia Island. A a c ground activity on Guadalcanal Island w As limited to patrol contacts w Ith Small enemy groups. A japanese artillery position containing mortars Aid machine guns was a naval spokesman said the flying Field at Munda was a new installation. It w As known to be under construction within the last few w weeks and May now be con plated. Total 637 zeros. Munda at the Northwestern end of new Georgia Island is Only about 150 Miles from Guadalcanal and if the japanese were Success Ful in establishing a Field of operations at that Point it would in i Able them to concentrate possibly j considerable fighter forces for attacks on Guadalcanal something they have been unable to do in recent weeks. The destruction of six Zero fighters raised to 637 the number of japanese planes reported by the Navy to have been destroyed thus far in the Solomons Campaign. Curtain Falls on army show Washington dec. 12.�? a major Charles s. Har fend colonel w. T. Balsa the army a Barnum and Bailey a Are going to close Down the biggest show of its kind on Earth the army War show so that the 2,000 participants can Start fighting. The w a department announced today that the show will be Dis a banded dec. 20 after completing a run at Atlanta. The show set a record up aral i Lelend in the Field of professional entertainment or sporting events when it played to 912,462 persons in la Days at Soldier Field Chicago a an average attendance of 82,951 daily. At the Cleveland municipal stadium 377,807 persons saw the show in five Days a daily average of 75,561. Nets $1,000,000. In 16 cities approximately 3,-500,000 attended. The show netted the army emergency Relief fund $1,000,000. By any standards the show has been a record breaking Success calculated to make football prizefight and baseball managements a bit envious. Bond sales and War production mounted in its Wake. The show featured big guns flame throwers tanks and mock Battles in fact All the spectacular activities and equipment the army was free to show without revealing secrets. Hart w As the showman. He Learned something about it when he put on a series of shows for the Creel committee on Public relations during the last War. He was general manager of the elks Magazine for 15 years. In recent years he was a Public relations counsellor in new York. Bals regular infantry officer was in command of the show organized As a task Force in which every Branch of the service was represented. He was stationed at Omaha before his present assignment. Members of the cast soon will be assigned to Field units. Eager to get into action the cast has declared it wants to put on its next show in Tokyo or Berlin

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