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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 29, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday a a bulletin vol. 12, to. 46racine, wis., sunday March 29,1942. To pages the world last week condensed from l Nitro pre and associated press dispatches from sunday March to i�42, through saturday March 2s, 1942 by Paul Freye a Quot three developments on the Pacific War front last week gave an indication that the turning Point j in the struggle against the japanese May have been reached. One development was the Gen j eral impression coming from nor i them Australia that the United i nations and the japs were spar i ring for position and striving for air supremacy. Closely Allied with that was development no. 2, coming from Axis broadcasts origin rating in Tokyo in which a Jap Navy Man declared that the sons of heaven were being put on the defensive instead of remaining on a War winning offensive. Head fitted thinning and straining Supply lines. The third development was the revelation from the u. S. Navy department that the Pacific Fleet had smashed japanese land installations in a raid on Wake Island on feb. 23 and in a heavy smash at Marcus Island on March 4. The poll indicates Public favors 48-hour week question of overtime in War Industry stirs opposition by George Gallup director american Institute of Public opinion. Princeton n. J., March 28�? few controversies have stirred the nation so deeply in recent months As the current controversy Over the 40-hour week. From All Over the country letters Are pouring in on Congress from the folks Back Home expressing Strong views on the Issue. The Basic question in the controversy is whether time and a half should be Given to workers in War industries for All work Over 40 hours a week. If the majority of the Plain people throughout the country had the final say in the matter overtime in War production would not Start at 40 48 easter hats look crazier when the men Wear them latter was less than 1,000 Miles from Tokyo and caused Black out j hours As at present but at alarms first of the War in Japan hours Ese cities. The whole picture put together showed that the u. S. Navy was not letting the japs build up bases in the Pacific it showed that Macarthur was preparing his troops and planes for a healthy offensive smash of his own it showed that Japan might be having trouble in keeping up a Supply of ships. One statistical Bureau reported that one Quarter of Japan s ship total of four million tons already had been sunk. That is the median average figure named by the voters of the nation who were polled in a Survey by the american Institute of Public opinion. The Survey reveals the astounding fact that Only one fourth of the nations voters <27 per cent Are satisfied with the present arrangement by which overtime begins at 40 hours. Median 48 hours. The tide of sentiment for a 48-hour week before any overtime is on her it looks Good but on him wow papa have looked at the Bill when he tried on this 1942 creation. The hat seems to do something to him not for him. Guess its because he Isnit the fragile Type. Tou goo fight just too cunning done to you think a Dainty Bunch of Flowers a Wisp of a veil and Presto what have you name it and Little Chubby Cheeks will respond with a big dimpled smile. I to in Burma the British troops paid. Is a nning s Rong in a a a u of Gen. Wavell and the Chi Quot a a pc Nese troops of Gen. Stilwell were having trouble with a concerted assault by the japanese. The Battle raged in the tou goo sector. The enemy captured an important i air Field and advanced within seven Miles of tou goo trapping an Allied Force. At weeks end the chinese reinforcements had Recap i tured the Ai drome and had re i Tion is the median figure named by voters less than 48 hours. Public opinion in new England the Middle Atlantic and East Central areas Industrial heart of the nation wants a 48-hour week. The Middle West and the far West want a 48-hour week. The South sets its sights even higher�?56 hours. A 48-hour week before overtime lived the Jap trap. Would mean the equivalent of one extra Days work at straight time. _ ii to. Pay in the War industries. This is the expected All out assault in further evidence of the Public s Philippines probably was desire for an All out War Effort in launched last week according to which everyone is called upon to War department bulletins. After make sacrifices. The Public is not skirmishes on Bataan sunday the on y taking a hard boiled attitude japanese general Yamashita called for Gen. Wainwright surrender. The ultimatum did not even get a reply. Heavy Bataan attacks began wednesday with fleets of bombers seeking to Knock out Corregidor and the other Manila Bay forts. The Jap lines were being strengthened on Bataan but american big guns were refusing to be a a softened for the big drive. Jermany was having her hands full with the British and the russians All during the week. A big Battle for Murmansk one of the Northern Supply ports for u. S. Lend lease Aid suddenly developed. The nazis aimed at the port but the reds Cut behind the invading troops and surprised them from the rear dislocating the gop pledges National Unity cites 5 Aims vow to denounce any policy of appeasement House told production Borders on miraculous toward labor but is equally anxious polls show to see that employers Farmers and even themselves Are required to co operate to the limit in pushing the War Effort even if it Means sacrificing Many cherished principles. Dealt with Issue. The Survey was conducted in such a Way As to eliminate All confusion in the mind of the voter Between the Issue of How Long the work week should be in the War industries and the question of the Point at which overtime should begin. The question put to voters dealt directly with the overtime Issue As follows a How Many hours do you think workers in War industries should attack entirely. On the fighting work in a week before time and for that brooding mystery Type or is it Spanish with the lean and hungry look what could be More fetching for the easter Parade than a Broad brimmed Sailor Traw answer most anything. Fronts the russians were battling the germans off their feet in All sectors and no sign of a projected nazis Spring offensive was in sight. On wednesday Moscow reported that 140,000 germans had been killed since feb. 6. The commandos went into action again Friday night using Parachute troops and sea parties to attack the German submarine base at St. Nazaire on the Brest Peninsula of France. Germany reported that raid a failure but Vichy reports indicated some Success and fighting continuing into saturday afternoon. Helgoland also was attacked by the Raf Friday night. Both bases Are used by a boats in the Campaign in Atlantic Waters and both raids May have been ordered after Churchill reported thursday that the Battle of the Atlantic had Wor seed. 1 Italy too had her share of a troubles from the British. Royal Navy submarines Sank la ships off Italy according to a dispatch monday and All might have been loaded with supplies for the african Battle which now consists of patrol actions. Wednesday came news that a Small British Fleet had dispersed a Strong italian flotilla probably including two battleships and that at least one battleship had been hit. Vaov1ng More solidly into the Bay of Bengal the japanese occupied the Andaman islands and sent stronger Fleet units into those Waters. That news came wednesday. Friday came word from India that the British had a1 i Lowed Home Rule now to India and some form of Dominion status in Exchange for a pledge of greater War Effort for the allies. Saturday the associated press heard that a British Fleet had rounded the Cape of Good Hope on its Way one half for overtime starts a the median average of All replies is 48 hours. The vote in detail is shown below. Note the relatively Low percentage in favor of having overtime Start at 40 hours. 40 hours. 27% 40-47 hours. 4 48 hours .25 49-59 hours. 8 60 hours or More 9 no overtime at All 21 to quote the Milliner a Perch the Chapeau on the tresses at exactly the right maybe this is the wrong Angle. Or the wrong face. It be the hat or could it colonel and his boys build miniature City in Australia by Harold guard United press Buff correspondent an american army Camp in Australia March 28.�?col. Lewis s. Webster commander of this voyage in cramped quarters and the need for More fruit milk and fresh vegetables in their diet. Chaplains censor mail. The chaplains the Rev. M. D. Kilver of Liberty 111., for the they Arentt no opinion. 6 it will be seen that the number favouring the present 40-hour sys a a f tem 27 per cent is virtually off Brand new Camp that has risen protestants and father Charles n. Set by the number 21 per cent quickly on a Dusty Plain has been j quest of Nashville tenn., for the who Are opposed to paying any shouting so Many orders recently catholics have the task o Cen overtime at All. Hat he Bas laryngitis. But he is Soring the mail and its virtually a with Public opinion strongly Happy about the set up. Headed in the direction of a longer a Vidone some hard shouting a Standard work week what will be whispered a but it has been become of the 40-hour Law will worthwhile. I be got a Fine Bunch the pressure of Public opinion boys. Some rough stuff but Force Congress to Amend it and Good if it is amended will the cry be the colonel who was born in raised that the social gains Lakeland fla., and whose wife is achieved under the new Deal have a Jackson miss., and his a boys a been sabotaged All in All the 40 have put this Camp shipshape in hour week Issue gives every prom fa5 time. It is a miniature self ise of being the hottest political sufficient City now peopled with potato of the next few months. Men from a third of the states of Low income groups. America. Today a Survey reveals Many Veteran Pilot other surprising facts. For sex Webster is a Veteran flier who ample was a a seat of the pants Pilot Ini. Skilled Semi skilled and in the Early Days participated in Youngstown Ohio March 28.�? a the Republican party stands solidly for National Unity but will not yield to demands for political Unity during the War Clarence Budington Kelland the party a executive director declared today. He pledged the gop to support vigorously All measures directed toward winning the War in a speech before the Young Republican league. Short of military destruction of the Axis he said will satisfy republicans. Co operation. A if any Man Democrat or Republican shall raise his voice for appeasement or a negotiated peace the Republican party will denounce him or repudiate him a he said. He pledged the party would a give to the president such support in his program of Victory As in his most optimistic moment he could not have hoped for even from the other party which he but co operation he added a does not mean he listed As five party objectives vigilance to compel efficiency in production. Appointment of efficient production men. The administration to spend Money for Victory and not a fritter and piddle it a just equitable honest and honorable settlement of labor disputes. The administration to see that no Man class corporation or politician shall profit from the War. King asks britons to quicken Pace of War Effort London March 28�? a King George in a worldwide broadcast tonight said there could be no peace until a the wicked forces that have wrecked the world Are cast Down and utterly he called for still greater War Effort by All britons. A United in close comradeship with our Brothers and Sisters Over seas and with our mighty and valiant allies we shall go Forward together undaunted and unwearied until our task is accomplished a he said in pledging every possible Aid to Australia new zealand India and Burma. A we Are glad to know that Strong american forces Are ranged on our Side. A there Are critical months ahead but. I am completely sure that however Steep and Strong the path ahead of us May be we shall continue As Altaj in our history Resolute and cheerfully on our he said Britain had never been Washington March 28�?0j.r a chairman Clarence Cannon dem Toof the House appropriations committee urging prompt passage of the new $18,-301.947,148 War fund Bill told the House today that american Progress in War production a Borders on the Cannon took the floor As the House began consideration of the new supplemental defense appropriation Bill which is intended to finance production of 31,070 More army planes and made additional funds available for equipment and subsistence of the fighter forces. A amazing increases. He said that in the last month of world War i american plane production was less than 2,000 a month whereas in january 1942, the second month of american participation in this War our plane Fri pounces on Jap aliens san Francisco March 28. a flying squadrons of Fri agents and local police swept across Northern California again today arresting japanese aliens affiliated with secret foreign so i cities in a renewal of raids in which almost 1,000 persons have been arrested since dec. 7. Priests of the shinto sect members of the japanese military virtue society and officers of groups collecting funds for the japanese army and Navy were seized on presidential warrants charging them with being dangerous enemy aliens. Simultaneous seizures. The raiding parties directed by Nat j. L. Pieper san Francisco Fri chief struck simultaneously in 25 cities and towns in 12 counties. The raids were part of an Effort to take into custody every dangerous alien before the army removes All japanese aliens and All japanese americans from the defense areas of Washington Oregon California and Arizona. Evacuation orders Are expected shortly. Indicative of the imminence of the evacuation order the army has banned further voluntary removals of the japanese from the affected zones effective sunday Midnight. Scores were reported moving East today in an Effort to get to places of their Choice before the army places them in reception centers and resettlement areas. Production a far exceeds that figure and is rapidly Cannon reported that production records for guns tanks ships and other materials also Are favourable. He said that under Shock of initial reserves and a barrage of propaganda the people a have been encouraged to believe that with waste stupidity and dishonesty we Are losing the the facts Are he said that a never in the administration of any War by this country or any other country has there been so Little maladministration in proportion to the extent and magnitude of the task As is this War up to the present while he said he could not give exact production figures Cannon told the House that a modern tanks of the latest designs Are rumbling out of the factories by the thousands and a the War production Board reports amazing increases in Cannon said the Navy is ahead of schedule in production of destroyers and other fighting Craft. Likewise he said the immediate objective of raising an army of 3,600,000 men is being accomplished with dispatch and there has been no criticism of the rations enemy raids Darwin sector for 7th Lime both sides suffer heavy casualties in Burma attack chunking March 28�? a a chinese communique tonight said the japanese had battered their Way into the key town of tou goo in Central Burma in furious hand to hand Street fighting that apparently still was in Progress. The Battle for tou goo was described As the bloodiest since the outbreak of the Pacific War. Japanese troops fought their Way into the town which is a key to the Central Burma defences by Way of the Northwest Gate on thursday night the communique said. The chinese resisted and counter attacked repeatedly and there was heavy Bayonet fighting in the streets. Tou goo also was flanked by the clothing quarters or training of japanese on the North West and the country a fighting men. South but the enemy was turned he said there had been a a species Bak by chinese units on the East. Of National egotism that overnight i japanese forces then increased millions of untrained men could attack irom the South and Spring to arms and that America both sides suffered heavy casual a in three weeks could subdue any Tief. ,. Nation which might Challenge i 1s broadcasts today claimed reverses Cannon said were to Bat tou goo was encircled have been expected when the country entered a War against two great military Powers that had been preparing for wars for years while the United states Only comparatively recently began devoting its energies to a War Effort. It is a matter of gratification Cannon added that the a disasters that we met were not so vast or As great As might have been expected under the full time assignment. The troops Are doing a lot of writing but so United and never had worked As while they Are not enjoying the hard As at present but that All turn to Page 4. Cot 5. Sikorski to meet polish american Leader races arranged by his chief the late Gen. William Mitchell. A in one of those races in 1919 i flew into a fog Bank and finally made a forced Landing a he re comforts of Home complaining. Corp. G. Long of Calera ala., a former managing editor of the Anniston ala., times likes Australia so Well he says he May return some Day and Start a paper Here. Sgt. Edward Marcus of Springfield. Mass., who formerly worked on the sports staff of the new York times is Well satisfied except for the Mutton diet and the Only complaint from sgt. M. K. Burlingame is that he can to get any Copenhagen snuff. A Lieut. James Price Plaquemine of Louisiana however does no to even mind the Mutton which the australians Call Lamb. Corp. Michael Garbinski who called. A i got a couple of Black Washington March 28.�?0j.r eyes and a broken nose but that a j played football at Penn state will polish prime minister Wladys i the Only plane i Ever had to walk be happier if he can organize a Law Sikorski today arranged to away football team and sgt. F. M. Confer with Dean f. X. Swietlik when i saw Webster he had Marek of Jackson miss., would like president of the polish american j just ended a conference with his j to get a Ball team started. He Council of Chicago. Officers. They included executive formerly played in the South at Swietlik was scheduled to a Captain Henry f. Means of Shreve rive in mid afternoon and spend port la., Lieut. Lonnie Martin of into the Indian Ocean and stranger j Ute rest of the Day with Sikorski. Milledgeville. Ga., Lieut. Walter Protection for the riches of India i spokesmen at the polish embassy Campbell of Fayetteville n. C., plane crashes Tamaqua pa., March 28.�? a an air plane tentatively identified As an army plane crashed pm Broad Mountain to Miles East of Heie today. It was feared by authorities one or two said the Council represented virtually All americans of polish descent. Sikorski was guest of Honor at a Stag dinner Given Friday night by acting Secretary of state Sumner Welles. Among the guests were polish ambassador Jan Ciechan Owski. Acting polish foreign min capt Brook Lillquist of Schenectady n. Y., and Lieut. Norman Franklin of Salem a. Webster Lave me the no of the Camp and i got to visit with the troops As Well As the officers. Lieut. E. Kahlen of Wichita Falls Texas of the medical corps said the soldiers generally were in sex lactic league. Yanks Well liked. Others i talked with were sgt. Thomas Welty of Fairmount w. V., pvt Lewis Moraler of Elpaso Texas pvt. Norman Neiman of Pittsburgh and pvt. Vincent fan Coulto of new York City. The yanks Are Well liked around the town near the Camp for Many of them were quartered in private Homes until the Camp was built As must try to make a still More intense Effort a we can and must quicken our Pace for Speed is the essence of Modem wars a he added. Miami gets request for two livery stables Miami fla., March 28�? a the City planning Board had under consideration today an application for permission to erect two livery stables in downtown Miami. The request was made by a taxicab company which recently announced plans to place horse draw Hacks in service Here. Jap culture Center started in Bangkok Tokyo from japanese broadcast March 28.�? a1 a the foreign office announced today establishment of an a Institute of japanese culture at Bangkok under Ken Yanagisawa former charge do affaires at the japanese legation in Lisbon to a promote cultural understanding among the people of East arms Plant explosion Bridgeport conn., March 28. A a police reported a a pretty nazi soldiers sell military stores report Jerusalem March 28.�?ur�? smugglers within the German army Are Selling nazi military stores by the truckload at Black markets of occupied Poland and severe punishment has failed to stamp out the practice polish authorities in Refuge Here said today. They said the average Price for a truckload of clothing and other commodities was 6,000 zlotys. The zloty was Worth 19 cents by prewar standards but now is based on the reichsmark and is not quoted in foreign Exchange blast kills 3 workers at fireworks Plant new York March 28.�?<u.r a an explosion wrecked a Staten Island fireworks Plant today killing at least three persons and injuring an undetermined number of others. Cause of the explosion was not immediately determined. Staten Island police said three employees of the unexcelled fireworks company were killed instantly. Three others wore reported burned seriously and at least two workmen were reported trapped in the ruins. An army spokesman said that so far As he knew the Plant had no munitions contracts. Hearses taken out of pleasure car class Spokane wash., March 28�? up a tire rationing boards have stopped classifying hearses As a pleasure cars a Northwest directors of the National funeral i tors association Learned at conference with Maynard Weller of Chicago executive Secretary. Sev bad explosion and fire at the eral directors reported they were their desire for ice water and i Remington arms company today. Men were trapped in the blazing ister count Edward Raczynski and Cellenti health despite a few Broo a cold Beer however still puzzles j several Persona were reported in wreckage. Many other notables. Chial ailments resulting from the the natives. Jared. Able to get retreads since the Board had decided to Call the vehicles a hearses. Dog hitches jeep rides Camp Wheeler ga., March 28.�? in a a a aces is a German Shepherd dog with a fondness for army jeeps and a flair for wagging rides about the Countryside on them. Five months ago he hitched a ride from Here aboard one headed for the Carolina Man Euver area. His master Lieut. Phil a. Adams of the military police detachment Here gave him up for lost. Friday Sergt. Homer d. Smith directing traffic for a Convoy spotted a dog that looked like a a aces Riding in style atop a jeep. The sergeant sent for his lieutenant but when Adams found the Convoy commander he was told a the dogs name is the commander said he had made friends with the dog in a Louisiana Camp weeks ago. A How about a test a Adams asked. The other agreed and called to the dog a they Wolf come the dog bounded off the jeep and loped toward the Convoy commander. Then Adams shouted a name from the past a face a Halfway to the commander the dog skidded to a burning halt thought a minute wheeled and dashed Over to Adams whimpering excitedly. The lieutenant decided that what a a aces needed to keep him Home was responsibility so the dog has been made an official member of the m. P. Detachment Here a sort of canine cop with sympathy for the underdog who a awol. Web takes control Over All pig Iron Washington March 28�? a the War production Board today assumed Complete control Over All pig Iron Basic ingredient of steel and one of the most vital materials for production of War materials. Order was officially ascribed to a growing shortage of pig Iron and Scarcity of scrap. There have been unofficial reports that this Short i age might bring about a steel shortage this year and a consequent delay in production of ships and other military necessities. Web said the new order eliminates the Reserve pig Iron Pool provided for by an earlier order under which All producers were to turn Over certain percentages of their output for inclusion in a Pool to be allocated by web. Henceforth web will control distribution and use of All pig Iron. Allied fighting planes intercept raiders general Macarthur Headquarters Australia March 28.�? a seven japanese bombers raided port Darwin today but they were intercepted by Allied fighting planes and no important damage was reported. The seventh raid on the Darwin sector followed an Allied attack on the japanese held base of Koppang on timor Island where a 7,000-ton ship was set ablaze and one or More seaplanes destroyed. Japanese planes again raided port moresby on the South new Guinea coast. British renew raids on nazi held bases London March 28. A a British air planes renewed attacks on the German held european coast today flying across the Channel in two Waves. German column tries to Aid trapped forces Moscow March 28.�? a a German column is a desperately but vainly battering at russian lines in an Effort to relieve nazi forces trapped at Taraya Russa on the Northwestern front soviet dispatches said today. On the other fighting fronts Libya Axis claims capture of a some dozens of British troops South of Mimi new air raids on Obruk and Malta. Raf attacks Benghazi. Burma a reinforced chinese fighting stubbornly after recapturing Ai drome North of tou goo on Central front British fall Back toward prime to straighten line. Axis broadcasts claim tou goo encircled and report japanese troops 30 Miles South of prime and Advance of about 30 Miles. Australia a american and australian planes damage enemy flying boats and set fire to japanese 7,000-ton ship at Koppang japanese again raid port moresby. Philippines a american and philippine troops make successful night raid on japanese but enemy continues relentless bombardment especially against Corregidor fortress. Moslem believed Likely to accept Cripps plan new Delhi India March 28__ a Hopes brightened today for moslem acceptance of the British plan for Indian Independence As brought Here by sir Stafford Cripps. It was understood that Cripps accepted a moslem league proposal that a plebiscite be held to make a a a final decision in event of disagreement Between moslem and hindus regarding the new government plan. The British plan provides it is understood that the moslem Ca secede and set up a second Dominion in event of a disagreement the plebiscite would be held is the legislature refused to secede according to the moslem proposal. Cripps will announce the Independence plan on monday

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