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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 1, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin
Sunday bulletin vol. 12, no. 38racine, wis., sunday february 1,1942. 8 pages the world last week Condon from in ipod prow Tai Aorist pre dispatches from sudsy Jan. Is let the roof saturday Jan. Is 1942. By i aul Freye a the Battle of malay has ended a Battle of Singapore has those were the words from brits key fortress of the far East urday the words which marked end of a 350-mile Retreat in 55 iting Days by the Imperial is. He words gave no cheer to the ated nations battling against e Jap Gamble for control of the Ici fic sea lanes. Two questions resented themselves i. Would the Battle of Singapore i in another a Dunkirk a or. Does Britain have secret de be weapons which successfully t defend the All important is a Singapore is the most vital dense Point for the allies in Asiatic ters but there Are others almost important for other s apparent to the world last Eek As the ultimate goal of the o became evident. Saturday the Itin announced besides their the of siege at Singapore the a drawl of defense forces a in Moulmein in Burma. This ened the Battle for Rangoon iding Point of Allied supplies r Burma a Road to China. Fur Mermore fear was Felt that the is would use Rangoon As a base in invasion of India. The nip ponese goal thus became own As More than just the a coition and use of the dutch East Dies. The Stab through the 3cassar Straits frustrated for the be being by United states and itch air and sea Power showed air aim at Java Headquarters of a United nations under general Public thinks 60-hour week vital to nation poll asks opinions on work time needed for War production by George Gallup director american Institute of Public opinion Princeton n. J., Jan. 31.�? because this War is regarded As a Battle of production one of the big issues of 1942 is certain to be the length of the work week. How Many hours per week must americans work to win the War in the United states the average work week including overtime for the entire country As determined by a Survey just completed by the american Institute of Public opinion is approximately i 54 hours per week. This is based j on a Cross Section of All full time i employed persons including employers skilled Semi skilled and unskilled workers Farmers professional men Etc. 48 hours recommended. Secretary of labor Frances Perkins this week recommended a 48-hour maximum week in War industries. She took the position which Many labor leaders like allies pushed Back at Points the Center of americans population is in the clump of Trees to the right of the farmhouse. America s population Center a pretty lonely Jap blows gather momentum aiming at communication lines and bases of United nations it it by Dale Burgess Carlisle Bennett livestock feeder on the Corbin Brothers farm three Miles Southeast of Here works for wages two cows two butchering hogs and Grain for his chickens. Besides he and mrs. Bennett have the distinction of living closer to the u. S. Center of population a spot in the Woods Southwest of their dwelling than Anywise take that a work week of one else. They willingly would More than 48 hours often de forego that pleasure. Creases rather than increases production if continued Over an extended period. However the average american believes the Institute Survey shows that such a work week is not Long enough for the Job that must be done in the present emergency and that War industries to go on a 60-hour week in Avell. Attacks on the islands of Orcier to compete with a a Bunch of people came out Here and said the Center of population was on this farm a Bennett explains a and i spent half a Day helping photographers and what not. A ended up i had to do my chores by lantern Light and none of them Fellows so much As sent me a the Bennetts came to the farm six months ago. Bennett. 47, medium sized and with a Shock of greying hair says he a had his share of Tough Luck. The population Center near a Walnut tree Isnit easily reached. Three or four Gates have to be opened and closed to keep live Stock from straying and the approach never was meant for Auto mobiles. Rule of thumb map work first put the Center on the Owen Collins farm across the Road after the j census Bureau announced the Point i was two Miles Southeast of car Lisle. Then county Surveyor chloral Smith made a Survey and j shifted it to mrs. Erma Garrison s i farm near by. I prof. W. A. Cogshall Indiana University astronomer had the last say in the matter. Using navigation instruments he pointed to the spot on the Corbin farm. There said prof. Go shall was latitude 38 degrees 56 minutes and 57 seconds North Longitude 87 degrees 22 minutes 35 seconds West a the position Given for the Center by the census Bureau after a year and a half of figuring. That is the place the Bureau said where a population map of the United states would balance on a pin Point if every inhabitant had the same weight. Opa soon to release 524.000 Frozen cars new Guinea and Albiona indicted the ambition for bases from hich Australia could be hit. Engual control of entire Pacific an sea traffic domination of Otralia invasion of India for its told riches and the snapping of s. Power around Hawaii All a ared face up on the cards. Be Battle of macassar Straits Between Borneo and celebes e some cheer to the allies As did a still magnificent stand of Gen i Macarthur american and Pino troops in Luzon a Bataan insula Battle. The big sea Battle opened a week of Friday with air units of the Hies spotting the Jap invasion it. The fun began. Bombers peeled into spot Points after Al a fighters had cleared the air Jap defenders. One after an Ter the ships went Down loaded Axis production. In Britain according to authoritative sources the work week is Between 55 and 60 hours and has continued at that rate or More Ever since Dunkirk. Some estimates put the work week in Germany at Between 60 and 70 hours. Workers in Russia Are said to Pride themselves on not working by the clock the attitude of the typical russian is reported to be. A the soldiers done to fight by tile clock so Why should we work by the clock a the institutes Survey on the length of the work week found that the Labouring class including skilled Semi skilled unskilled White Collar workers puts in the shortest number of hours per week while Farmers and employers work the longest. The differences Are shown big Navy fund wins approval Washington Jan. 31 up the Senate appropriations committee unanimously approved a record breaking Navy fund of $26,495,265,474 today after limiting presidential Power to Transfer plans for gradual release of 524, Washington Jan.31.�? a rationing of new passenger Auto Biles to eligible users certified by local boards will not begin before i feb. 26, opa administrator Leon Henderson said today. Henderson said he expected ships of the Navy. Senator Overton . Said the committee agreed that leasing of any Navy ships be re 000 a a Frozen a cars to eligible users will be issued in the near future. The opa administrator announced a procedure for releasing passenger cars that were purchased was in the dealers hands or in transit on or before Jan. I. Radio Price ceilings. Washington Jan. 31.�? up a in a move to Check Price jumps the office of Price administration has fixed manufacturers charges Recap supplies sales banned Washington Jan. 31, the War production Board it was Learned today has prohibited manufacturers of tire retreading and recapping machinery from filling any further orders except defenders pin Hopes on speedy arrival of reinforcements by Joe Alex Morris United press foreign news editor a spreading japanese offensive pushed Back United nations defense lines today at four vital Points on the 5,000-Miles far Eastern fighting front. On the Malaya front japanese forces estimated at 100,000 men forced the British to evacuate the Mainland and take up defense of Singapore Island where they promised to fight to the end or until reinforcements arrived. In Burma the japanese pushed to within less than too Miles of the Burma Road forcing British evacuation of the strategic port of Moulmein. Allied forces fell Back to defend the East Bank of the Salween River. In the dutch East indies a big scale japanese invasion struck at the important naval air base of Ambrina where a furious Battle raged against enemy air sea and land forces. Take counter measures. In new Guinea the australian mandated towns of Ulolo and Sal Amaua were heavily attacked As the japanese air Force spread its operations Over the Island approaches to vital Torres Strait. All of these japanese blows apparently gathering momentum and gambling everything on an quest of the Netherlands indies government. The internees were mostly germans rounded up after the nazi invasion of Holland in May 1940. They had been kept in a Camp at Karaja. South Sumatra. No details of the attack were Given. Chinese report capture of town chunking Jan. 31.�? chinese troops fighting in Kwang Tung province near Canton have captured the East River town of Polo a chinese army communique said today. The communique said the japanese had withdrawn from Polo to Shektung on the Canton Hong Kong railway. A communique said also that since Jan. 23 the japanese air Force had lost 54 planes in fighting in Burma and in United nations attacks on japanese bases in Thailand. In addition it was said it is probable that la other japanese planes have been destroyed. During the same period the allies lost six planes the Pilot of one of which was saved. Allied losses included one plane Over Bangkok a bomber and a fighter lost Over enemy territory. It was estimated that in the last week the japanese lost 300 air personnel Over Burma. For Home radio and television sets those accompanied by preference Early Triumph were aimed at the phonographs and radio tubes the ceilings become effective feb 9 and provide that the factories May not charge More than stricter to smaller Convoy vessels but not delivered before the a amp a highest net Price of oct. 15. In or Landing ships provided for in the huge Biu As a emergency a i think the limitation will be satisfactory to the administration and budget Bureau a Overton said As he explained to reporters that the original budget Bureau request for authority to lease ships had been so limited. The measure largest single appropriation in congressional his Ern ment froze All Auto sales in Jan. I. Deliveries of cars in this category will Start feb. 12. The two week period feb. 12 to feb. 26 was set aside the opa administrator said to permit local rationing boards to work out problems which arose Over these a Transfer cars before they undertake the responsibilities of full scale automobile rationing. Henderson said the program con 1941, or the 90-Day period prior to that Date. No new models May be marketed after feb. 9 unless of a approves the Price. Price administrator Leon Henderson said the manufacturers maximum prices were set to stabilize the retail charges and that opa would fix ceilings on wholesale and retail prices if Sarv. Rating certificates. The orders were issued by j. S Knowlson director of the web Industry operations division As result of complaints from Smau tire dealers that Large companies had bought up All available re treading and recapping holds. Uneven distribution. Knowlson said the supplies had been distributed in such an uneven manner that Many sections of the Neces i country were unable to meet their requirements for such machinery. Banking unit deserts japs chunking Jan 31�?oj.r a Mand on Java Island but the out an entire division of the japanese come seemed to depend on How get. Soon reinforcements in Large Quot quipped nankm8 a spurred numbers especially air and naval by United states participation in units could arrive. War has deserted the Japan for the time being the Japa Ese sponsored Wang Ching Wei most vital communication lines and bases of the United nations. Counter measures were being taken by the Allied supreme Cool the troops. Mondays score from the following table based on the tory. Will provide funds for about templates release of All cars Survey results hours worked per we Eek 25.000 air planes for the Navy. Hours 61 44 51 41 44 49 44. 47 44 soviet cavalrymen play main role in counter raids Moscow Jan 31.�? or a russian troops using cavalry and Spe Ashington was 33 ships sunk or Maged. By thursday word m Australia gave 46 As the total. A the other Side of the world while the russians drove their a icer troops around Bryansk Ford Smolensk on the Southwest scow front the War in Africa. It into reverse for the British. A Man general Rommel a forces King use of some reinforce its backed up by the British to Riga is and recaptured that Point loss of More than 150 Miles for e allies. However the British May be sting american troop Aid now a cording to president Roosevelt s tement tuesday that a six ight or ten bodies of u. S. Fight in men were sent to world Battlefront. This news followed Mon Rye a disclosure that the first ref f world War ii had landed in a Orth Ireland. Points of Landing. F other troops were not revealed. Crime minister Churchill hailed the arrival of the army i Ireland As a the Vanguard of to come and speaking in i parliament tuesday said that u. Planes would Aid in bombing a Granv. Churchill won a vote t f Confidence in his government i y 464-1 thursday. Adolf Hitler following Churchill a example also spoke for the Confidence of his people. On the ninth anniversary of his Rise to j Iwer Friday the fuehrer took Fuh responsibility for the russian reverse and promised a reversal of that reverse in Spring. He boasted of victories to come and warned the United states of his a boat activities in the Atlantic Lade possible he said by the Jamese attacks. The Navy department said last Eek that Many of the subs in Atlantic Waters close to u. S. Ores would not make the return to Home. Germany claimed 43. Died ships sunk. Wednesday one Dayton Ohio Jan. 31.�? a ashment except water. James rus b and possibly two. Was sighted a fasting 42-year-old truck Driver be acting workhouse superin a the Gulf of Mexico 15 Miles was assigned to fill Salt shakers Tenc Entz a Bowser would not be j Jharvey Kimball farm was True to c f Texas. On saturday the u. vor twp kit it a f v forced a eat but by assignment his to the last. Ivy revealed the fifteenth attack. To Light Kitchen duties indicated a sub and the fourteenth sink y in apparent attempt by a the workhouse authorities hoped a. More than 350 have died. Glorifies to break his string of to break Down his resistance through a a exposure to food. Bowser is Kitchen attendants said it would lice or military use is excluded from ceilings. Employers a administrators skilled workers professional. 50 Semi skilled a unskilled. White Collar. 47 because the Survey was con Ciali Zed forces operating on fast ducted in Winter months the aver ,._ age work week shown for farm Sleda have repulsed Stron Ger ers is lower than what it would be Man counterattacks on the South during the Spring summer and pm front dispatches from the autumn seasons. Fighting lines said today. Washington work week. Soviet cavalrymen playing the typical of the Long working dominant role in red army counter executive groups Are the top governmental administrators in Washington. In an average week William s. Knudsen is reported to work a total of Between 78 and 81 hours. Donald m. Nelson and Leon Henderson each work Between 70 and 75 hours a week not counting evening conferences and discussions. Those acquainted with president Roosevelt a working Day say that it literally has no end. The mans were resorting to night at president starts his Day at 8 a. In. Tacks in efforts to Stem russian by Reading the papers often has a Ains on entire front conferences action have crushed the 257th German infantry division in a three Days Battle it was reported. Front reports said the germans were throwing reserves into a a Strong counterattacks on the Northwestern and southwestern front. The russians were said to have repulsed All German attacks and to have continued their own Advance. Red Star official Organ of the russian army said the Ger m dealers hands before the end of the year except those manufactured late in january and being held As a a Stock for an individual to obtain a car which he ordered before Jan. I he must establish one of the three following As evidence 1. Certificate of title or registration of car from state or local authorities having jurisdiction issued in his name on or before Jan. I. 2. A sworn statement from a state or local Agency that such an application had been filed on or before Jan. I accompanied with a certified copy of the registration or 3. A written contract Bill of Sale cancelled Check receipt from a dealer certificate of title or registration showing his car was conserve Wool and other fabrics traded in for a new Auto or proof eliminated from men s suits that the particular car involved path pockets inside Bel lows pockets trouser cuffs pleats equipment for commercial to j in addition to halting deliveries Knowlson directed the Man fac Nese spearheads have pushed deeply into the defense screen which must be held along the East indies Island line if the enemy offensive is to be frustrated. The penetration although deep at some Points has not yet broken up the line and dispatches said government joining the chinese army with its arms and equipment the official chinese Central news Agency said today. Desertion of the 15th division to the chinese Side was regarded As presenting an important problem for the japanese who had note to knitters brightens news of War Economy Washington Jan. 31.�? a War As usual May be resumed now that it has been decided that the new double breasted suits will have no vests. The Outlook for Nylon Hose is in official the worries of americans knitters Are Over. The War production Board reported that vests were being eliminated from double breasted suits Tures to submit by feb. 2 a list i of All orders on their books including customers names shipping addresses and types of equipment ordered. The web will Issue formal or j Ders soon establishing a distribution system designed to assure equitable distribution of available supplies. Against Carmelita Landry of Fitch-15 Burg mass., defending National women a outdoor Speed skating at breakfast eats lunch at his desk and continues to work there until 6 p. In. He almost always works in the evening and is never sure of being Able to Stop work before la p. his total work Day about hours. From the Survey results it is Champion were dropped today less possible to construct a list of Spe than two hours before Start of the turn to Page 2, col. 4 �?~1942 championships. Trucker on hunger strike assigned to jail Kitchen charges dropped la Crosse wis., Jan. 31.�? up h a r g e s of professionalism i anything to fight for in this War. South will give up everything but grits Washington. Jan. 31.�?cu.r a the South will give up automobiles luxuries or almost anything to help win the War but not its traditional grits sen. Guy m. Gillette dem. Iowa was informed today. A if we have grits Down Here we really have damage suit results from kissing spree new York. Jan. 31.�?w�?1the question of who if anyone was kissed by whom at a new7 years eve party of air raid wardens in the Bronx reached state supreme court today with the filing of a $150,000 damage suit against a fellow Warden by major Frank Knowles who charged false a Waist band trousers and fancy rest it imprisonment and defame Back Coats. Tion of character. The defendant there a a serious shortage of was Ernest r. Rathkopf who had that Allied forces were fighting counted on Wang Ching Weiss a peaceful National salvation army to hold vast areas of occupied China for them while japanese troops were campaigning in the South seas. Other banking forces were expected to follow the 15th division into Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shekus army. The 15th division was stationed on the tientsin Puskow railway linking peking with banking. Central said they left their stations in Northern Nanhwei province. Guns from japanese. The division totalling 10,000 men was equipped with new rifles and other arms provided by the japanese. Central news said the division was led Back into the chunking army by its chief of staff Gen. Chang Wei Hsiang a native of Manchuria. He was said to have waited for an Opportunity to double Cross the japanese Ever since furiously against the spearheads. There was no Effort on the part of United nations sources however to minimize the seriousness of the situation. Axis internees victims of japs Batavia Jan. 31.�? a a transport bearing Axis internees from the dutch indies to British territory has been a subjected to japanese action which caused a great Many victims a it was announced officially today. The announcement made through the official Netherlands indies news Agency Aneta said the transport was the last of a number removing internees from the indies in accordance with the War prisoners clause of the 1921 treaty of Geneva. That pact forbids the holding of prisoners in an area of combat. A serious phenol a chemical used in pro said major Knowles conduct at Messing Nylon. Military demands the party was unbecoming a also have Cut into the Nylon Supply. I civilian defense officer. He de i dared the major a British world i War officer went on a kissing \ spree. The entire dutch archipelago they occupied his Home province now has been declared in a zone of in 1931. Only for the knitters was there encouraging news. The War production Board does not plan As had been reported to Stop women from knitting for the duration. The Wool used for such purposes it has been decided after a series of secret conferences is not enough to endanger present stocks. Hostilities. Aneta said it was indicated that the internees on the ship were bound for India where authorities had agreed to accept them on re rear Admiral Heads Richard Hail Brown Birmingham lawyer explained in a letter to Gillette. Writing to Gillette to thank him for his efforts to promote the Rais u. S. Novel actg my ing of White corny from which grits Are made Brown added that if the North had been properly introduced to grits a there would not have been any civil Collie dog sacrifices life for master 3 Pomfret conn., Jan. 31. A Dickie the Collie dog on up the thormities to break his i nine footless Days. In South America the pan Amer the faster Ralph ican conference ended amicably serving a six month sentence for j be possible for Bowser to eat on i Ney and left him in the House with thursday with Peru and Ecuador refusal to Send his two children the sly while in the Kitchen but j Dickie before joining her husband Patching up their Century old Bor to school because he and his wife they did not think he has. D a dispute. The 21 american re did not approve of vaccination Bowser who denied he is on a Iblis began to sever relations j Given school pupils. Hunger strike claimed he. Is a Nour Ith the Axis As a result of an Ltee ment finally approved by Are of Intima. Bowser was somewhat weaker shed by today from his self imposed fast j he added a the water i drink Habu refused to take any Nom 1 is spiritual food. Annapolis md., Jan. 31.�? up a rear Admiral John r. Bear dal of Orlando fla., former naval aide to president Roosevelt assumed command of the u. S. Naval Academy today As its thirty third superintendent. At a Brief ceremony in the administration building attended by Heads of departments Admiral Beardall relieved capt. T. S. King who had been acting superintend body was found today close Dent since the detachment in de to that of his 3-year-old master Cember of rear Admiral Russell Rodney Kimball in their fire-1 Willson former superintendent ruined farmhouse. The new superintendent Holder mrs. Kimball had dressed Rod of the mexican service Victory and Navy expeditionary medals assumes command As the Academy is training three classes of 2,522 regular midshipmen under an accelerated academic schedule and nurses t measure woodies a american girls in Ireland shun Glamor role Dickie before joining her husband in a nearby barn to milk the cows. Frantic efforts of the Kimballs to enter the blazing House when they discovered the fire of unde a class of 674 Reserve midshipmen Ter mined origin were walked by who Are to be commissioned in the intense heat signs in the Navel Reserve in May. With the u. S. Army in Northern Ireland nov. 13. A wide world a t to score Young american women nurses Are finding its a Tough Job to be glamorous with the u. S. Army in Northern Ireland. They did no to come Over in the role of Glamor girls of course but they be found that snug warm woodies Are More important in this climate than silk stockings or cosmetics. A one thing Iti get out of this a said Stella Dabrowski of East Chicago a Titi learn to appreciate what i have when i have never before have the girls worn the same suit or dress so Long or so often for they packed hurriedly and were told to travel lightly. But they Arentt complaining. And already they be formed sort of an Alliance with their British Sisters giving them gifts of soap matches and american made Cigar ets. Living with the War and in service so Long that they Are Down to essentials the British women in return give cheery words of genuine hospitality while trying to make their american guests As comfortable As possible and at ease among strange people until they go to work in the cause which called them All. The american girls Are living in four groups until a Hospital is ready. Meanwhile they Are resting from the sea trip sightseeing playing table Tennis and cards in the Nissen huts and quickly learning local ways. Although they re acquiring a taste for Tea the nurses miss the snacks of cheeses Jam and sandwiches they found in Midnight raids on refrigerators Back at the United states bases. With defection of changes division nationalist party headquarter Here declared that before Hong Kong was surrendered to the japanese 500 followers of Wang Ching Wei were executed by chinese loyalists there. The Kuomintang nationalist party said that on the eve of Hong Kong a fall on Christmas Day Admiral Chan Chak of the chinese Navy supervised the execution of the Wang Ching Wei followers. Admiral Chan subsequently escaped from the japanese in occupation of Hong Kong and made his Way to loyalist chinese territory. Belgian pigs to Wear own identity cards new York Jan. 31�? Ger Man authorities in occupied Belgium Are going to Issue identity tags to pigs the rec reported today to keep them from eluding livestock control. Mindful that half a million pigs escaped a previous round up in i occupied Holland said the broadcast heard Here by lbs the germans named 6,000 controllers and i tried to catch the belgian Farmers unawares in a Swift census. Before they could make their rounds however freshly slaughtered pork was being offered three times a Day in Rural districts the radio said and now each pig will have to have its identity card. I a
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