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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 3, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol 12, no. 51racine, wis., sunday May 3, 1942. 8 pages the world last week Cal Nih from Auer ten fret had United Prest dispatches from Sud april so. Ims. Through Satar Dar May Sims chinese repulse japs North of Lashio a i. A. It by Paul Freye i Wenty Young residents of Vitebsk a White russian City about 280 Miles West of Moscow have been shot on suspicion of mutilating a picture of Adolf Hitler exhibited in the City Square according to pravda the communist party Organ. The newspaper account said somebody had a gouged out the fuehrer s the gouging if True is symbolic of the Hopes of All russians. Premier Josef Stalin put the Hope into words Friday in a traditional May Day speech. A the Only Way to win the War is to smash the invaders to the last Man if they do not surrender Quot he said. Then he added a we must do this at any Stalin demanded of the russian people that they we hip the nazis in 3942. A Littler s ears might have been ringing while Stalin was thus talking. Dispatches out of Europe last week stressed possibility of a crisis in Italy internal trouble in Germany and peace offers by one or both countries. A hint of disorder within the Reich came monday in a strange speech by Hitler himself. He asked for and received from the Reich Stag supreme Power Over every German in the land. The move indicated a possible purge to come. In his speech instead of boasting of great nazi victories he humbly admitted that the Reich had survived a a threatening catastrophe on wednesday came news from Italy first big headline stuff on Mussolini for a Long time. He told his prefects that an acute situation existed. He asked for enforcement against food complaints. The dispatch plainly showed that italians were fed up with the War. A French news Agency reported thursday that three nazi peace proposals had been sent to Britain since mid March. The proposals we a said to include i recognition of Britain s Empire As it nowt stands 2 United states control Over South America and 3 a Trade system among the three empires. On Friday while Stalin was demanding his 1942 Victory. Hitler and Mussolini were parting after majority favors sales tax set at 2 per cent higher levies Are voted Down in Sample plebiscite by George Gallop director american Institute of Public opinion. Princeton. N. J., May 2.�? a majority of american voters Are ready to accept a 2 per cent Federal sales tax. If submitted to the 60 million eligible voters in a National plebiscite such a tax plan would be favored by approximately 30,600.000, opposed by approximately 25,800,000, with the remaining 3.600.000 undecided or having no definite opinion and therefore not Likely to vote. The Public is not willing however to accept a sales tax of More than 2 per cent at this time. It votes Down a 3 per cent Levy and a 5 per cent Levy. That is the consensus today As indicated in surveys conducted among the voting population of the 48 states by the american Institute of Public opinion. Interest renewed. Congressional interest in a sales tax has been renewed not Only As a Way to help pay for the War but also As a Means of draining off income in order to prevent inflation. To determine How Large a sales tax the Public might be willing to accept the Institute conducted a series of three polls mentioning different tax rates ranging from 2 to 5 per cent. The questions and results follow. Percentages apply to the total number of voters with opinions on the Issue. A in order to help pay the Cost a twp Day conference a conference of the w a should the Federal gov unattended by Lieut Gen. Hure Ehi Oshima Japan a ambassador of cording to reports. The allies speculating on the discussion of the two at Salzburg thought they May have talked about i a new grand offensive to be launched or 2 Italy s War weariness or 3 a possible peace offer. While All these reports were coming out of Europe the rap we As smashing at the nazis with full powder on a scale never before approached during w a. Sunday night the British struck at Rostock on the Baltic for the fourth time and left plane factories in ruins monday night 17 bombers w Ere lost in blasting Cologne and trondheim the latter attack being on the German naval base in Norway tuesday night they hit trondheim again and lashed at Kiel dropping bombes on Aird Romes in Holland and Belgium also wednesday night it we As the turn of the rubber and plane motor plants in the suburbs of paris., ,. Weather halted some operations _ la in a thursday and Friday nights. Miss times Square warm weather can always be relied upon to bring out a Choice crop of bathing beauties. The season got off to a flying Start recently at a contest in Dixie hotel new York City w Hen Hilda Taylor above was named a miss times Shell compete in that City for the right to enter the Atlantic City pageant. Web to ban civil use of Iron and steel Washington May 2.�?of�? Long awaited War production Board orders prohibiting use of Iron and steel in hundreds of civilian articles probably will be issued Early next week officials said today. At a recent press conference Donald m. Nelson web chairman said the steel ban together with virtual stoppage of non essential civilian construction would Mark the end of the first phase of the governments curtailment program. From then on Nelson explained web we Ould be concerned chiefly with pressing the conversion pro Lashio with heavy casualties Gram and perfecting a a a lean civilian Economy. The prohibition against non essential construction was imposed several weeks ago. Silent prayer of Racine instructor follows Raf cadets leaving Texas training school eminent put a National sales tax of 2 per cent on everything that people buy a i per cent tax favor. 54% oppose. 46 the same question w As used for a 3 per cent tax and a 5 per cent tax with the following results 3 per cent tax favor. 46% oppose. 54 5 per cent tax favor. 43% oppose. 57 in the three polls the proportion of voters who said they had no knowledge of or interest in the Issue or were without opinions ranged from 6 per cent to 9 per cent an unusually Low ration for polls on a question of this character Many poor voters in favor. A Large proportion of american by Frances Rasmussen when Harry Mitchell returns to the no. I training school of the British Royal air Force in Terrell Texas saturday after a weeks leave of absence he will resume his work As flying instructor with a new class of boys. Those who have completed their rigorous training course and Are on their own will be followed by the silent prayer of their instructor. Harry who is the son of or. And mrs. Hertel Saugman 1630 Washington Avenue became an instructor to Raf cadets in this country in november of 1941. All of the cadets Are volunteers largely from England itself a few from the British Isles and a smattering from the United states he said. The number of the cadets at the Field is kept consistently at about 200 at different stages of Progress i of the service some As gunners on British bombers. One student in the last Batch a Young Scotchman was evacuated three Days before the fall of Dunkirk Harry related and underwent severe Romance flares in service ranks on British Isles London May 2.�? of a the first marriage Between members of the United states and British armed services took place today when private Ernest p. Johnson of Arcadia wis., and miss Dorothy Dempster of the British women son their 23-week course. United auxiliary air Force took the vows. States government training planes i Johnson 23, will continue to live Are placed at their disposal. I in army billets since he did not ground strafing from nazi ships w hich killed two of his companions. At that time he formed the resolve to become a fighting Pilot. Still another Cadet survived critical wounds from German bullets and we As killed ironically enough in a midair collision in training Harry reported. Is Young instructor. Harry a graduate of Washington Park High school is 23 years old. Before receiving his flying instruction in Texas he estimated that he covered 36.000 Miles As a Cadet in the merchant Marine in 1939. He grins when he confesses that his pipe dream is to get into the army ferry command transporting planes to Australia. Most boys he said Are anxious to get across and come to grips with the enemy. Most of them want to Fly interceptors or Pur licit like Calls Oil firm Tome on Guy for i. G. Farben declares Standard officials dared not refute Trust charge Washington. May 2.�? or a Irving Lipkowitz of the Justice departments antitrust division told the Senate patents committee today that Standard Oil company n. A was merely a i. G. Farbent Scharlie Mccarthy in the chemical Farben is the big German chemical Trust. A in other we ords a sen Robert m. Lafollette prog., wis remarked a Standard Oil was acting As a a come on Guy for i. G. Lipkow Itz we As recalled by the committee after Standard Oil in a press release branded As untrue statements he made at an earlier session. He asserted that Standard Oil a dare not argue their Case before the committee where facts and figures must be presented and we Here they would have to explain the meaning of Many of the documents filed a no factual answer. The patents committee headed by sen. Homer t. Bone is conducting an investigation of restriction of Trade through Patent holdings in connection we Ith proposed legislation to establish a licensing system for All patents and formulas needed in the prosecution of the War. Lipkow Itz said a because Standard Oil did not have a sound factual answer to my charges it adopted the age old Rule of debate a when you Are wreak on facts give them a instead of coming before your committee and representing its defense it tried to discredit my Evi Dence a he said. Airport la Follette called the Pressi lease issued by Standard Oil As despicable a piece of Public Reia i tons work by a giant corporation As i have Ever j a eth record of these committee j hearings should not be defiled with a piece of cheap and Flimsy pub presided in charge of West enemy suffers heavy losses on Burma Road invaders push past burned out City near China Border chunking China. May 2.�? a a communique tonight said that chinese forces had repulsed a japanese Advance North of probe crash of Airliner Salt Lake City May 2.�? a a 10-wheeled army truck today brought Down for ten Ensign Peak the bodies of 17 persons killed Friday night when a United air lines mainline crashed into the Mountain exploded and burned. Ordinary vehicles could not travel the Muddy rutted Trail to the wreckage of the mainline. All 17 bodies those of 13 adult passengers a child and three members of the Crew a were identified promptly at Salt Lake City mortuaries. Experts we Ere at loss to explain Why the two motored plane crashed 300 feet from the top of the Peak late last night to minutes or less after the Pilot radioed he was approaching the Salt Lake City Salt Lake City was the planets next Stop on a regular san Wanett new tote flight t titles from Field. The plane struck five Miles from the Airport and Only a few Miles North of the Utah Capitol. Airline officers led by s. V. Hall pm suit planes though their i divid statement made by or. Lipkowitz Ual traits the instructor explained i Here by plane from san Francisco Burma appeared lost definitely to the japanese. Hard drives up the burmese Rivers captured Lashio. The Back door to China on thursday and by saturday Tokyo was claiming the capture of Mandalay last big Allied base of oper i actions. When Burma is consolidated i into the japanese occupation system the United nations fear a desperate assault in the australian area. On sunday came news that u. S. Forces had joined free French in the Protection of new Caledonia off Eastern Australia and monday brought news that u. S. planes already had beaten off covetous japanese invaders or Scouters. President Roosevelt in a speech monday night explaining his w a time economic controls departed from his prepared address to say that hundreds of thousands of u. S. Service men were at bases and Battle fronts All Over the world. Prime minister John Curtin of Australia echoed the president wednesday in announcing that More american troops Strong and if Ell equipped. Had arrived and that an offensive was being prepared in the face of an assault by the japs. A decisive stage Wras being eyed in the Southwest Pacific and Allied commandos were being trained no said dispatches Friday i it we As hinted that the japanese were crouching in the Marshall islands. Meanwhile Allied planes continued to bomb enemy bases at lae on new Guinea and on Gas Mata on new Britain. Japanese planes scouted the vital Northeast i Era coast of Australia saturday said the Headquarters of Gen. Douglas Macarthur. Income brackets under $2,000 a year. Families in those brackets Are now exempt from the Federal income tax. In Britain a sales and an income tax have been resorted to As a Means of draining off some of the purchasing Power in those lower brackets. The lower income groups in the United states look upon a sales tax we Ith less favor than the upper groups the poll shows but the difference is not As great As might be expected. As Many As 48 per cent of the lows income voters persons earning $20 a we Eek or less indicate their willingness to accept a 2 per cent sales Levy. Among the upper and Middle income groups combined the favourable vote is 61 per cent. Geographically speaking the greatest amount of sentiment for a 2 per cent sales tax is in the South and Middle we est w Hile the new England and Middle Atlantic areas Are the least enthusiastic. The Institute has measured National reaction to a 2 per cent tax turn to Page 7, column i outlines daily schedule. The instructors Day begins at 7 a. In. Harry explained and lasts until 12 30 p. Rn., during we hich time instruction to individual cadets is Given in the air in planes equipped with dual controls. The i Minster Cathedral to miss afternoon is usually free. At dusk May Heffernan of London the second part of the Day sets in with instruction in night flying w hich seems to hold a Peculiar fascination for the students. A we Alwy ays feel a certain tenseness a said Harry a when the student Pilot comes in for a Landing of w hich we can feel he a none too sure. Sometimes we have to use some rather emphatic language to get him to make a proper and timely the cadets impelled by a desire to Fly vary in age from 18 to 30 years. Many of them have seen action in various other branches have his commanders permission to marry. He did get leave for a week end honeymoon. Next saturday private Raymond Longton of River Rouge mich., we ill be married in style at West Irene doctor Given hero medal quilts guardian weds North Bay. Ont., May 2.�?03.r a judge j. A. Valtin 84, guardian of the Dionne quintuplets and Beatrice Provencher 28. One of their nurses we Ere married Here Friday it was disclosed today. All India Congress urges non violence Allahabad India May 2.�? a a the All India Congress dominant political party of this subcontinent urged the japanese threatened people today to resist any invasion we Ith a non violent the full Congress working committee s Resolution said a in Case invasion Tances place it must be resisted. Such resistance can Only take the form of nonviolent non co operation As the British government prevented organization of National defences by j the people in any other Way. A we May not Bend the knee to an aggressor nor obey any of his orders. We May not look to him for favors nor fall to his bribes. If he wishes to take Possession of our Homes and our Fields we must refused to give them up even if we have to die in an Effort i to resist him. Hitler and Duce discussed Lack of men belief London May 2.�? a Adolf j Hitler and Benito Mussolini spent much of their time at their Salzburg conference discussing Means of overcoming a pressing Man Power shortage unless they neg j elected their most urgent problem diplomatic quarters said today. Axis countries hinted darkly at momentous developments As the result of the conference emphasizing the military and insisting that there we As no significance in the absence of a japanese representative. It w As suggested Here that one reason w by Lieut. Gen. Hiroshi Oshima japanese ambassador to Germany was not called into the conference from Munich 70 Miles j away Wras that Hitler and Mussolini were discussing internal Europe problems especially Means of raising men both for the russian front and for German War Economy. Germany decreed Friday a program under we hich boys of to years and upward will be forced to farm w Ork until next nov. 15. Younger Beys will work somewhere in the neighbourhood of their j Homes so they May return each Day. Allied Headquarters Australia May 2.�?t& a Lieut. Com. Corydon Mcalmont Wassell a former Mission doctor in China w How As cited for bravery in Java by president Roosevelt in his fireside Chat tuesday night received the Navy Cross today from a High United states naval officer. Wassell cared for wounded officers and men from the cruisers Houston and Marblehead during action in the Java sea. When the japanese invaded Java the doctor remained to attend dangerously wounded men while other casualties were removed to Australia. Later Wassell consulted his patients and found that each of them wished to try to escape rather than to awl Ait the arrival of the japanese. He improvised stretchers and transported the wounded men to the coast w Here he kept them alive despite their severe suffering. Finally they All managed to get aboard a dutch ship. Japanese planes bombed and machine gunned the ship but it reached Australia safely. Today Wassell modest and retiring declined to discuss his achievement. We ill determine their assignment either to interceptor Day or night fighter Light bomber or heavy night bomber commands. The group is very democratic according to the local flyer one of them coming from a 1200-acre estate in England Many from the ranks of the British army and still another the son of a British major general. According to British sources Many of the alumni of the Are in Active duty Harry stated. Some Are in German prison Camps some have met death Over Europe and Many have distinguished themselves for heroism and bravery. It was hard to pin Harry Down to the accomplishments of his own pupils but he spoke with Pride of the achievements of graduates of the Field. To begin the company a inspection and attempt to determine the cause of the we Reck. Civil aeronautics authority inspectors came from Washington to join the investigation. The plane piloted by capt. Don Brown san Francisco smashed into the North Side of the Peak forces we hich juts from the Wasatch i Island Range we Here three other airliners have crashed within five years. James Sieger s prints exhibited in museum operations of Ual Here this morning tears this Flimsy cheap Job of publicity to shreds and tatters and exposes it for we hat it is a self serving statement we hich fool any documents on file. Bone said that a certainly a big company like Standard Oil has enough Money to pay for Railroad i fare Down Here to testify instead of putting out a cheap statement Field i on a eap paper in new a when this record is completed i want it to have facts not wild charges in it a Bone said. A i want it to be so that the people of j _ this country can realize we hat has Fez fwd Henf Nowc been going on to these i Luuri Vawl j years behind their Lipkow Itz in a previous hearing presented a Over too documents from the files of Standard Oil and i. G. Farbent which he said proved that the american firm we As a a conniving we Ith the German company to limit the production of acetic acid and acetylene in the United states we Hile permitting unlimited production of the strategic w a materials in Germany. The japanese had pushed past burned out Lashio and advanced 32 Miles northward to Hsen i from we Here they struck on town Ard the China Border 50 Miles away. The communication said chinese reinforcements moving Down from Yunnan province had smashed the japanese Back in an engagement there. The chinese reported that 1,350 casualties had been inflicted on the japanese in fighting in the Tau Ngoyi sector far behind the japanese Advance spearhead on the Lashio front and that japanese reinforcements for the Lashio front had been intercepted near Tau Ngoyi. On wednesday the communique said chinese forces engaged the enemy in the a Aukse sector 20 Miles South of Mandalay. British Indian troops also were fighting in the a Aukse sector this w Eek May head for India. The Burma Campaign however we As believed by British experts in London to be virtually ended with the allies seeking to inflict the heaviest possible casualties on the enemy As they withdrew northward. Guerrilla Type fighting probably will continue it was said. Japanese planes heavily bombed Many burmese towns and also at Tae amp Eer tary amp a Only 75 Miles from the Indian Frontier increasing belief that a drive might soon estate Zelop toward India. On other fronts Australia a american and Allied planes bomb Ai drome at japanese invasion base of Gas Mata on new Britain Island but officials emphasize warnings that Strong japanese air sea and land forces Are massed for a possible drive on australians Northeast coast or on the Supply line to America. Philippines a japanese continue heavy air attacks on Cor Regidor seek to trap defense in Southern Mindanao arrived opa warns Washington May 2.�? a the office of Price administration warned today that hoarding gasoline in anticipation of rationing not Only an unpatriotic act journal times photographer James j. Sieger has been honoured by the camera club. A special exhibit of his work will be shown in the lounge room at the Salon Marin of apr inf which was opened Friday under Pannes a Cruit the auspices of the Racine camera motor mechanics club at Wustum museum. The Salon will be open every Day during May. Or. Siegers exhibit consists of 25 prints covering a wide variety of subjects and demonstrating the skill and Talent necessary in the present news photographer. Day capt 1 Day. Milwaukee May 2.�? up a the United states Marine corps has begun the recruiting in Wisconsin of motor mechanics and men with mechanical aptitude Saxon Holt announced to use of mails denied Indiana publication Washington May 2�? use of the mails w As denied today to the allegedly seditious weekly newspaper a Ray published by court Asher of Muncie ind. Officials of the publication third to be banned in the drive against what attorney general Francis Biddle Calls a dirty Little we Ere no Tofield to appear Here May 19 to show cause Why its second class mailing privilege should not be revoked permanently. Army plane crashes Brownsville Texas May 2 a a four army fliers were but w hat the decree called a class killed today when their twin-en-5 and 6 of Middle and higher boys gained reconnaissance plane crash schools and class 7 of girls schools de. It was taking off from the for higher learning Are to be Brownsville municipal Airport assigned to work away from Home and broke into on hitting and for a Long period. I the Earth. Drunk science does t know in doctor avers tests can t prove sobriety san Francisco May 2. A a or. Henry Newman who specializes in neuropsychiatry reported today that science hand to help the traffic cop Tell if a a Motorist is drunk or sober. Newman associate professor of Medicine at Stanford University said two years of research had convinced him that 1. There is no such thing As a scientific test for intoxication. 2. A few bar drinks containing a total of one ounce of alcohol wont affect a a significant breakdown in the neuromuscular co ordination of an a average sized Man. A however a Newman said Quot whether such a dose produces deterioration of judgment w hich would Render the person reckless on the Highway we can not say. A there Ere too Many Dri vers who show a Lack of proper judgment when cold sober for me to want to guarantee their performance when Given even a Little effect of a Given amount of alcohol upon a person varies widely with the individual Newman said. And neither the drinkers blood alcohol concentration nor his general Demeanour affords an accurate Check upon his degree of intoxication he said. Experiments showed that Flushing of the face dilation of the pupils and changes of mood varied with the individual and not with his degree of intoxication he said. A from our figures a he said a it appears that there is the same probability of predicting the degree of drunkenness of an individual from his blood alcohol concentration As there is of predicting his weight from his height was but also an invitation to a serious opa said that keeping gasoline in cans or makeshift containers stored in the basement or garage was the same As handling a a dangerous it said it was issuing the warning at the suggestion of fire insurance and Protection experts. Good shoes available for next 6 months new York May 2.�?up a for the next six months the average Man will be Able to buy Good shoes real leather real rubber but after that its purely a guess As to what hell be walking around on. This picture of the nations shoe situation was drawn today by Jesse Adler new York Shoeman and director of the National shoe retailers association. A the leather we used to get is going to the army and Navy a he said we can handle the situation until Japan a Tokyo radio acknowledges sinking of japanese ship off southwestern Japan by u. S. Submarine Axis reports russian ship also sunk in same area. China a chinese report japanese encircled in Southern Honan province. Russia a red army reports scattered but hard hitting attacks on German lines from Leningrad to Ukraine with greatest pressure entered on South Central sector in Bryansk Orel area. Berlin radio claims local successes in Russia including repulse of russian attacks in Murmansk area. Renew coast raids. London Raf hits German destroyer off Norway and Renews Light raids on French coast germans bomb South England Ai drome and reportedly set British patrol ship afire. The japanese operations in the far East were directed mainly at the Allied communications lines which have now been broken in Burma. This technique increased belief that the next blow would be directed at the american Supply route East of Australia despite the massing of american reinforcements in that zone. This attitude was reflected in dispatches and i communiques from Headquarters i of Gen Douglas Macarthur. Officials map plans to recruit workers Madison May 2�? up a state and Federal officials have agreed because of Stock on hand on a program for speeding up or handle the situation until Derly recruiting of workers for late in the fall. From there on jobs in Wisconsin War industries shoes will be of inferior the United states employment service announced today. At a meeting Here they decided to attack the problem by encouraging War Industry executives to j hire More vocational school trainees by encouraging Transfer of of. S. Equals Britain in War production Washington May 2�? or a the United states now is product experienced workers from Indus ipg As much War material As great j which have no potential War Britain a goal not expected until v?,0 concerns engaged in est. 1aarf,. Senti a i military or civilian pro As lds Ummer it v As Learned today j diction and by discouraging out a British source said close co j of state advertising for labor by operation Between Donald Nelson i Wisconsin employers director of the War production representatives of the u. S. Board and Oliver Lyttelton British employment service War depart minister of supplies made the in j ment War production Board decrease possible. Apartment of agriculture work he revealed that Large staffs of projects administration National production experts Are working youth administration training ser both Here and in London to standardize All types of military equipment used by the United nations. Vices and the state Board of vocational education attended the conference

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