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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 15, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol. 12, no. 40racine, wis., sunday february 15,1942. 8 pages the world last week can stun from dim pros i annotated pros Din Pat Rhea from sunday feb. 8, ims. The roof h Bat. Arday Reb. La. Ims by Paul Freye while Imperial defenders fought desperately All week to keep control of Singapore out of japanese hands the allies were Busy in preparation for the Protection of Sumatra and Java the last big prize in the Butch East indies. Dry sentiment shows uptrend in Public poll 36 per cent would vote in favor of prohibition Law or. Allan Dafoe resigns Job As quilts physician by George Gallup director american Institute of Public opinion. Princeton n. J., feb. 14.�? fall of Singapore expected momentarily and which even May be National prohibition sentiment in an actuality As this is written the United states shows a Sharp i Means the slipping Back of the upward trend today. In the latest the pit a it vans in Surv a conducted by the american 1 their Southwest Pacific defense t a a lines Institute of Public opinion in its Headquarters of the United a eight year Index of dry sentiment Regj stature for consideration next before this year tons military strategy is on Java the percentage of voters favouring week. The province of Ontario is lovelier legs a fall of this Island together with Toronto ont feb. 14.�?olio a Premier Mitchell Hepburn announced today that or. Allan Roy Dafoe of Callander ont., has resigned As physician to the Dionne quintuplets. Hepburn said Dafoe a resignation was received several Days ago but a has not yet been he said the r e s i g n a to on would be brought before the Ontario allies stubbornly resist intensified Jap drives Beauty and the Bike a1942 travel note or. Dafoe Sumatra would mean another notch backward to Australia. Even As the realization of the importance of Java and Sumatra As a defense line hit the world last week the japs were beginning their attack. Parachute troops landed at palembang in Sumatra saturday but the dutch said they a return to National prohibition equals slightly less than two fifths of the electorate and shows a four Point Rise today As compared to a year ago. One of the guardians of the quilts. Hepburn said the chief reason for Dafoe a resignation was that the five girls Marie Emilie Yvonne Cecile and Annette speak Only French. He did not explain this by Betty Clarke wide world Beauty editor bicycling for Beauty a even without a Bike booms As never for the Sake of Many a modern girl makes the motion of cycling in her regular routine exercises. But Beauty on a Bike is Apt to be a Spring song this season. Its fashion and fun and priorities to push on the pedals. I asked by Panitch of the bicycle club of America to suggest special aids to Correct cycling Par wets and Drys alike throughout reference the country Are wondering Wyeth it was recalled that almost since or the present world War will give the Day Dafoe brought the girls As great an impetus to the Ameri into the world on May 28, 1934, were killed off a by the j can prohibition movement As the he has been at Odds with their particularly for beginners who wish monday Batavia capital of Java last War did. Although the ent amp or. And mrs. Oliva Dionne. To take to a Bike properly. United states Senate last month last year the parents finally won refused to consider senator Lee their fight for custody of the Chil of Daniels prohibition Bill the Dren. Drys have five other Bills waiting Dafoe has been the official Phy to be introduced in Congress. Simian at the Dione Nursery since Public opinion will in the Long the birth of the children run be the deciding Factor and a was bombed for the first time. But the australian radio heard saturday that Anzac troops and British imperials had landed on Java ready to fight invasion. Also on saturday came word from chunking that the chinese were cheering news that u. S. Units for that reason the a Institute has had Cne to the air of Java. The weeks history of the Battle of Singapore follows sunday japanese samoans fainted at crossing the Johore Strait and were destroyed by British guns. Taken the wet dry Issue to the people of the country in a sampling plebiscite. Voters in the plebiscite were selected in All walks of life in such a Way that the results would reflect with a High degree of accuracy the sentiments of the entire voting popu monday japanese troops land lation if the Issue were put up to de but the British said the action the Public again As it was in the a was in hand official state re Ferenda on pro i tuesday London admitted the bit Ion in 1933-34. Fall of Singapore within �?o24 to 48 hours As the defenders began to Burn Oil rubber and pineapple supplies. Wednesday the bastion defense rallied but Tokyo reported the City entered. Capitulation was not against it a completed however and the japs previous boast of its capture on their foundation Day corresponding to our fourth of july was not realized. Thursday a we shall win a cried the Singapore radio As the Navy probes Normandie fire Washington feb. 14.�? up a a Navy court of inquiry has begun an investigation into the cause of the fire on Board the uss Lafayette feb. 9, which resulted in the following question was put the former French liner capsizing to a Cross Section of the voting at its Dock in new York population in each of the 48 states a Navy announcement said Sec a if the question of National pro rotary Knox had convened the Hibi Tion should come up again court of inquiry and it has already would you vote for prohibition or begun proceedings. A thorough investigation of All the vote of All those express circumstances connected with the Here Are the recommendations 1. Sit straight on the Saddle. 2. Relax. 3. Don t look in Back of you nor on your front wheel. 4. Keep your eyes Forward at least to feet beyond the front wheel. 5. Pedal evenly neither too slowly nor too fast. 6. Pedal with the balls of your feet firmly on the pedals. 7. In coasting see that the pedals Are in horizontal position to give leverage to apply the coaster brakes freely. 8. Done to grip handlebars too tightly. 9. Keep wrists relaxed. Ing an the Issue follows 9 would vote for 36% would vote against. 64 Only one voter in every to on leaders scorned a note demanding the average to per cent was in surrender. The japs admitted decided or without an opinion. British use of warships in defense. Friday Lieut. Gen. A. E. Per Cival commanding the British troops said there was a great resistance against great saturday the Singapore radio said a we Are determined to die rather than the defenders retained control of the All important water Supply. Meanwhile while Singapore was battling to gain time for defense of the last dutch line in the Pacific general Douglas Macarthur was managing to keep at least 125,000 japanese troops Busy on Bataan Peninsula. Sunday he repulsed a suicide raid by the invaders while Jap guns blasted at forts Mills Hughes and drum in Manila Bay. Monday some of those guns were silenced. Frontal assaults were repulsed All week but the attack was slowed somewhat thursday evidently by Scarcity of food supplies for the japs. The nip ponese took Over another philippine Island Masbate a Small Isle Midway in the group. By Friday the Bataan troops now veterans of six weeks warfare were clamouring to take offensive action but Jap pressure increased. Macarthur acknowledged saturday that artillery was trying to a soften up his lines for a big push. In Russia the nazis stiffened some resistance at Points picked As Spring counter invasion bases but the russians managed to Pierce one of the few National re Ferenda Ever held in the United states was on prohibition in 1933 fire to determine its cause and the responsibility for it will be under the direction of rear Admiral la mar r. Leahy us retired. The Lafayette was formerly the luxury liner Normandie. The $60,000,000 vessel was taken Over by the United states last year. Three on Board. Leahy As president of the court will have two other members 34, when 70 per cent voted for whose names were not disclosed repeal and 30 per cent voted to sitting with him. None of the keep the country dry. Proceedings will be Public. Since that time the Institute has the court has the authority conducted regular surveys to Navy spokesmen said to subpoena measure the trend of opinion on witnesses. The wet dry Issue., the results the Navy announced that i shown below indicate that dry formation a a compatible with Mili sentiment increased until 1938, tary Security will be released As declined Between 1938 and 1940, soon As available a adding that such information would come from the Navy in Washington. The Navy statement said that if the court determined that offences a have been committed or serious blame incurred it will recommend what further proceeding should be a demand for a congressional 14 la investigation of the circumstances. M. Surrounding the ship fire recently s ared with a Cit of whimsy about was made by representative Bates Apple blossoms and Friendship. Rep Mas who declared con then came dark hints of esp Ion Gress should determine what precautions had been taken to prevent the fire. Turn to Page 2, column 5 spy Hunters seek Mystic code in bit of whimsy new York feb. Age and Mystic secret codes. And it wound up with Apple blossoms and Friendship again. The new York times unfolded the Story today. It began Jan. 18 when the times published the whimsy in a weekly column of fact and fancy by l. H. Robbins. Dated from hot Springs va., where japanese diplomats Are interned while awaiting Exchange one a a a. Nippo wrote in tribute to a Lovely Virginia by Dorothy Roe Wride world Beauty editor Daisy Daisy our motoring Days Are through. Done to be Lazy walking is Good for you. The tires of your horseless Carriage Are victims of Wear and tear age. But you la look Sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two. The world has seen the Stone age the ice age and the motor age. But this boys and girls is the beginning of the bicycle age. Come Spring a goodly number of the american motoring Public will be reduced from four wheels to two. Since bicycle tires Are As yet a rationed or. And mrs. Jones and All the Little Jones Are taking to bicycles in Ever increasing numbers. Last year even before the spectre of tire rationing became a fact some two million bicycles were sold in the United states. As usual american designers have come through in a big Way with smart new functional clothes guaranteed to make any girl run not walk to the nearest bicycle shop. Pictured Here Are some of the Best bets for bicycle girls in 1942. Style conscious pigeons flutter in admiration of this Swank new cycling outfit of Gray flannel culottes and Little boy jacket. The sweater Blouse is striped Rayon Jersey. Cyclists special is this two piece outfit in Cream coloured sharkskin and peach coloured crepe. The abbreviated circular skirt is faced in peach to match the sleeves. New As next years hat Are these Pickwick an cycling Slacks of Brown and White hounds tooth Check Woolen tapered at the Ankles. The flannel jacket is collarless. Destroyer rescues americans stranded on bombed islets Honolulu feb. 14.�?<u.p. A a United states destroyer in a Brave if bloodless exploit has rescued it six hungry thirsty and almost enemy hands. Nothing had been heard from it since the War started. Auto salesmen look Forward to Job benefits Milwaukee feb. 14.�?<u.r a automobile salesmen who lost British pilots describe Dover air and sea Battle by John Parris United press staff correspondent. An Raf Ai drome some nothing happened and a Landing their jobs because of the govern i where in England feb. 14.�? White russian territory first Sec Orchard now unfortunately nude a tor invaded last june 22. In Africa the Axis troops and British fought Static engagements about 50 Miles from Obruk. A a a the . Lafayette. Formerly the Normandie burned and turned Over in new York Harbor monday. On tuesday news in and Sib omitted this a kind poem a the Apple Blossom beautifies the Bough same Way do True Friendship make life some vigilant citizen sent a clipping of the poem to the office of censorship in Washington. Shortly thereafter toward All naked americans from tiny How party went ashore heavily armed. Ments rationing restrictions look British land and Baker islands 2,140 Miles they found and returned with South of Honolulu it was reveal Bederman and Matson de today. I then the destroyer went to there were eight men on the Baker 35 Miles to the Southeast islands All department of Interior arriving about mid morning and contest benefits claiming that in and at least one of Germany a pilots describing de Forward today to receiving in great air and naval Battle in the . Strait of Dover said today that employment compensation. A German destroyer was dam some dealers had planned to aged a transport probably sunk eluded revelation of the sinking Jan. 28 of a Small u. S. Transport espionage intelligence agents were in Hawaii Waters the Confer i set upon k Nippon a Trail. Code ence in India by Chiang Kai Shek and Indian officials and the arrival in new zealand of u. S. Military units. Admiral Thomas Hart of the u. S. Navy wednesday resigned his position As Allied naval commander in the far East. Thursday came word of u. S. Troop guards for dutch Oil in Curacao and Aruba islands North of the venezuelan coast. The Schaphorst and Gnei Sena German battleships escaped from Brest thursday dashed through the English Channel under British noses and got Home employees when the War began. They Here the entire population. They heard the news by radio. Soon the japanese were bomb with Stem alertness ing gunning and Shell possible outlets of i ing the defenceless islets in air plane and destroyer attack and they killed two men Joseph be experts scanned Quot the verse for lil Hanani and Richard Whaley traces of a secret message. A word of warning also went to of the four on Howland. The survivors Are Thomas be in v Esti gated in the same Way. A a Cue party was set toward employment of their salesmen was Shore when there was no fire. I due to an act of military or civil they found it impossible to get authority a directly affecting the their boat through the surf. I Pla it in which the workers were a two men came out through the however the Industrial surf in a Small two Man boat fitted with outriggers a an Eye witness said. A one of them returned with the boat and picked up a third Man. But when he was a big three warships was hit. The pilots went into a an exploding hell of anti aircraft fire a and entered a wild Melee with great fleets of German planes. A visibility was limited to 1,500 Cranston Williams of the Ameri Herman radio Man and Elvin can newspaper publishers Assoria mat on assistant weather of Tion. Publishers should be eau server of Howland and Walter toned against such things As k burkes radio Many and Bluema Quot Nippon a Little Gem As possible Kuay James Coyle and James survivors already rescued swam concion awarded 700 employees a Etc making bombing practice ally of he Gillette tire amp rubber com pm possible and fighting still More party eau Claire compensation. Difficult from the Sandpoint of holding that the government or getting the Edge Quot one said. Der freezing rubber was general five fighter plane pilots reared starting on the third trip the boat throughout the country and did Down in attack on a destroyer fire from the British plane a cracked her hard a an observer said a and i saw her cracking. A i doubt that she Ever reached the pilots at this Ai drome Are British australians and new sealanders. They said they were confident that of the battleships Schaphorst and Greisen a and the Cruiser Prinz Eugen at least one was damaged during the running Battle. A Wing commander said the germans had More than 200 fighter planes. At the height of the fight he said the German ships almost were hidden by a smoke screen. Smashed in the surf with one Man still ashore. A the Best swimmer among the sources of evil in these Days he Pease weather was advised. Or. Williams alarm Baker to the publishers reached the swim among Sharks. Times and. Consequently or. Rob the american destroyer whose a is Crew did not Knoy whether they the poem was intended a merely were heading into japanese gun As a bit of gentle Iron a Robbins fire steamed up to the islands on explained. A my idea was to show Jan. La and rescued the survivors safely. Friday came word that the that the same hands that Are Cap some of whom had to swim through u. S. Navy raid on the japanese Able of the dirty work at Pearl the shark infested surf. Marshall and Gilbert islands in Harbor can still turn out tender the destroyer arrived off How the Pacific had knocked out 15 sentimental poetry. Land at Daybreak. It looked Over to 17 ships destroyed at least 41 observers of Back to Shore with a life ring attached to a Roper this was Given the last Man who was a poor islands undefended. The japanese had pretty Well not directly affect that a place a of and Jas 53 her trailing smoke employment. While they turned to Battle 30 Harlan Kelley attorney for the Messe Schmitts. Milwaukee automobile dealers the five were led by a Veteran said that the circumstances were Scot. Three were fighting for the not exactly similar but he believed first time. But All dived on the that the decision in the Gillette destroyed from 1,500 feet from Case probably would apply to Dis the Clouds. I charged employees of the automobile dealers. A we belted the destroyer plenty a the Scot said. Committee adds fund to army Supply Bill Washington feb. 14.�?�j.� a the House deficiency appropriation subcommittee today approved a $5,430,000,000 additional appropriation for the lend lease program and a $3,852,000,000 fund for the maritime commission for ship construction. Planes troops arrive Loaid Burma defense enemy launches Parachute attack in dutch East indies Rangoon Burma feb. 14. a japanese attacks were reported stopped with heavy casualties on the Sahleen River front today after arrival of a a Strong Allied Aerial reinforcements and a movement of fresh chinese troops into the Northern fighting front. British bomber squadrons were striking harder blows at the enemy concentrations and rear lines following two Strong japanese attacks at both ends of the main defense sector Between Marta an and a an where the enemy appeared to have been halted. By Joe Alex Morris United press foreign news editor the United nations waged stubborn Battles today against Japan s intensified attack on Singapore City a renewed onslaught in Burma and a big scale Parachute attack designed to open an All out offensive against the main dutch East indies defense bases. A japanese offensive appeared to be attempting to Muster the enemy a last ounce of Power in a Gigantic Gamble to break through the Allied lines in the southwestern Pacific before reinforcements a already arriving in some Force could bring their drive to a halt. Two pronged pincers. Late dispatches showed a Batavia japanese parachutists landed from More than too transport planes and apparently numbering several thousand were dropped on Sumatra Island near the Oil centers of palembang and Pla Dju where they were successfully attacked and suffered Many casualties in Battle with the dutch defense forces who appeared to be successful in the first phase of fighting. The palembang attack was the Western prong of a pincers aimed at the Allied supreme Headquarters on Java and the so Rabaja naval base. The Eastern prong apparently had taken the South Borneo port of band Jerasin and both ends of the pincers were now about 250 to 300 Mies from their goal. Singapore British imperials still were fighting a last Man Battle in defense of Singapore town throwing Back furious japanese air tank and artillery attacks. The Tokyo radio reported again that japanese had entered Singapore and were pushing toward the Harbor in heavy hand to hand fighting while artillery shelled the town but the Singapore radio still broadcast its Defiance. Burma dispatches reported Strong Allied reinforcements including hundreds of Raf planes and some flying fortresses As Well As chinese soldiers had joined in the defense of Burma where renewed japanese attacks had broken across the Salween River at a an As Well As at Marta an. Java situation grave. The latest Rangoon communique indicated that the British front was holding at a an after heavy fighting and that the japanese had suffered severe casualties. Raf planes heavily bombed the japanese near Moulmein and elsewhere. Arrival of reinforcements at the vital sectors of the far Eastern front was indicated in several dispatches. An australian broadcast reported that Anzac had reached Java to Aid in the defense of that Island. Chunking radio reported thit american forces also were on the Island although Washington described them As part of the previously announced Aerial units rather than an expeditionary Force. A dispatch from Kunming said the British were concentrating broken up the tiny islands but it a the to it a it Watve was not the sort of Victory which to East 1x1 11 8 the american Fleet won in the j Sydney Australia feb. 14.�? japanese fortified marshalls and j a the Sydney Sun said in a Gilberts. The japanese bombed dispatch from Batavia today that machine gunned and shelled at will australian and other Empire troops the rafts greatest fighter pilots in Short a. Nippo was some the situation at about five Miles the eight helpless men without get were pouring into the dutch East picked out a transport and dived on vessel through the ack ack and a a swarms of German fighters. The committee derided to in a Cannon fire ripped across her corporate the amounts in the $22, j Large Aerial forces in Burma and decks. The ack ack antiaircraft j 888,901,000 army Supply Bill fire was something fierce Bloom j ing about us like hell. Dive at Frankfort. A Short distance away one of air planes and blasted bases and body or. Robbins dreamed up i distance with no Way of know j Ting a shot in return because there i indies and a moving up into de supplies. I All by himself. I ing whether the Island was in was not a gun on the islands. I lense that trucks and trans had been which is x expected to reach the i taken Over to move reinforce House floor tuesday. This will ments presumably including Chi make the whole Bill $32,170,901,000 Nese to the fighting fronts. A the largest yet. the situation in Java however the fund allotted to the Mari i was acknowledged As grave a1 time commission included $1,500, though a a dozens of japanese Par-000,000 in Cash and contract i Ach Utiss Ware killed in the first authorizations of $2,350,000,000. I Sumatra attack

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