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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 17, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday a bulletin vol. 13, no. Racine wis., sunday May 17,1942. 8 pages the world last week condensed from associated pm and United press dispatches from sunday May id. Let the roof saturday May 16. Ims Laval protests u. S. Interference j by Paul Freye Tell has been let Loose Over the bolshevik positions on the kerch Peninsula a declared a Berlin military spokesman tuesday. kerch the Gateway to the Rich Oil Fields of the caucasus and also a guard to the path along which lend lease supplies Are moved into Russia from the Middle East. News Bajhat the germans were attacking this area from the Crimea indicated that the big 1942 showdown Between the nazis and the russians was starting. Early wednesday Berlin claimed Victory in that sector but late saturday the Battle was still progressing with military experts doubting that the russians had been overrun there. Meanwhile marshal Simeon Timoshenko was not Idle just North Gas rationing May be needed to save tires poll shows Public prepares to face shortage situation Ark by George Gallup director american Institute of Public opinion Princeton n. T., May 16.�? assuming that government re of the Crimea. He threw masses ports on the synthetic rubber sit of russian troops at the donets Are Correct Ine ration River fortifications of the germans. At Kharkov and by the end of the i ing will undoubtedly have to be week appeared to be methodically resorted to in All sections of the wiping up the outpost to that Pittsburgh of Russia. All along the Long russian War front Battles were raging. Besides the More important fighting in the Crimea and at Kharkov the two sides were clashing in the air at Murmansk they were meeting in new Battles near Kalinin on the Northwestern front and were engaging in brisk actions on the Central front near Smolensk. Service Flag dedication held United states immediately if for no other reason than to conserve tires. Unless driving drastically reduced approximately 4,400,000 families will have to take their cars off the Road within six months an Institute Survey indicates. Within 12 months at the present rate of driving at least 12.000,000 of the 20,000,000 car owning families will be forced to holy name Church Parish Hall was crowded to capacity last sunday when 600 members of the congregation attended a special mothers Day program during which the service Flag of the Church was dedicated. The Hall recently was redecorated. Defiant chinese governor snagged attempted Jap lightning Conquest by weeks end it appeared that put their autos up because of worn the germans were about to be out tires. Forced to Exchange Kharkov for the Crimea if they were successful at kerch. Loss of Kharkov however and probable cutting of communications along the donets River Basin would seriously threaten nazi Aims at the Middle East. Realize situation grave. Even if gasoline were plentiful water some rationing plan would thus seem to be indicated a rubber conserving measure. Rationing went into effect this week in the northeastern states and eth ree a Sydney. Sailors at a a hotel bar in pm Quot Are being discussed in Wash Australia. Drank Quot ton to extend a a to the other thinking of things far sections. The Gravity of the tire situation revealed in the institutes interviews with car owning families in All the 48 states. Tire and Gas rationing will affect roughly three fifths of american families. While there Are approximately 31,000.000 Auto registrations there Are Only about 20,000,000 car owning families Institute surveys estimate. This because a Large number of the nations vehicles Are owned by business houses states and municipalities because some families own two three or even More cars and because some cars Are registered More than once their ownership transferred. Lay up cars. Among questions put to car owners in the Survey was the following a about How Long do you think it will be before your tires Are so worn out that you will not be Able to drive your car a if the results of the institutes questioning Are applied against the turn to Page 7. Col. I slowly away. Suddenly Glass tinkled. The men had broken their glasses in unison. A what did you do that for a demanded the bar keeper. A beat it. Buddy a said one of the sailors. A a we re toasting comrades who did t come that terse reply indicated that the first men who fought the great naval Battle in the Coral sea were Back. Most of those returning were casualties wounded and bandaged. They knew though that they had been successful. General Mac Arthurs Headquarters announced monday that 21 japanese ships had been sunk or damaged and the rest had scurried away to secret bases in the East indies. The enemy toll was expected to reach the thousands because numerous transports had been among the ships blasted by the Allied fleets. Late monday the Navy announced that americans submarines had sunk three More Jap ships including a destroyer. The others were cargo ships. The sinking were not part of the Coral sea engagement it was said definitely. The japanese invasion Fleet was reported from Melbourne to be reforming somewhere in the islands Northeast of Australia. Washington info Rolof pier la observers said the japanese Obi a in Cius i i Ullus Ousby would make another attempt to break through the Navy guards if Only to a save with this in mind the air Force of the United nations based on Australia made almost daily bombing expeditions on the bases at Albiona at lae on new Guinea and on Rabaul in new Britain. The nip ponese were reinforcing their air and sea fleets for the attack. This was indicated Friday in news that a larger number of was planes than before had raided port moresby. Vies said the u. S. Army a we bombed Tokyo and three other japanese cities on saturday afternoon april 18.�?� but that was the Only admission practically that the army made. Still unanswered were the big questions of the japs i. E., where did the bombers come from where did they go submarines continued to men Ace the american coastal shipping business. Sinking of u. S. Ships continued and were reported Calcutta India May 16.�? j driven Back of a the japanese failed last j River week in their attempt at lightning j Conquest of China a Yunnan province it was disclosed today a thanks to a defiant chinese gov i error who rallied his weakening troops and to daredevil chinese and american fliers who ruled the air. The Story of How a japanese push stalled near Paoshan a week ago leaving the enemy with a Tough expensive Campaign still to fight came today from aces of the american Volunteer group who were in the Battle. Since the avg a valiant intervention to turn Back the first japanese thrust however the invaders heavily reinforced have regained All the territory they were compelled to abandon at that time and taken even More. Along the Burma Road they have driven to the West Bank of from the Salween big ten football profits to go Evanston 111., May 16.0j.pj a the big ten athletic directors voted today to donate All profits from the 1942 conference football schedule to the army and Navy Relief funds. The directors also waived the former sept. opening Date for i fall practice in effect adding to Days to the practice schedules of i some schools. Griffith said the schools would hold out Only enough from football receipts to carry their own athletic programs but that debt retirement on stadiums and other former expenditures would cease until the end of the War. Familiar voice says i want to enlist the chinese Central news Agency said today the invaders had suffered More than 4.000 casualties in Yunnan in the past week Tough gov. Lung was reported to have ordered the execution of a disgraced former sixth army squad outwits japs a Java Washington May 16.�? a Comdr. Henry e. Eccles 41, of Flushing n. Y., who was in command of an american destroyer during the Java sea Battle told today How a resourceful american demolition squad outwitted the the Salween River 125 Miles in japanese on Java to escape death Side China and sent another col 1 urn off to the North to capture the important town of Hengyueh. The chinese having destroyed the Salween Bridges now hold the East Bank in Force defending Paoshan 55 Miles away laurels from tigers. These flying tigers gave the laurels to gov. Lung Yun a former chinese War lord and trusted confidante of Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek. They said he organized a successful defense of the province almost overnight stiffening the leadership of the scattered chinese sixth army retreating from the Shan states of Burma. An Advance enemy detachment had raided the environs of Paoshan itself when the governor assumed the military responsibility. Within 48 hours the american fliers said the japanese had been u. S. Takes Over 1941 wheat stores under loan setup Washington May 16.�? put a the agriculture department announced today it had taken title to about 197,000,000 bushels of 1941 wheat stored in commercial warehouses by Farmers under the governments Price supporting loan program. The Loans expired on april 30, and Farmers failed to redeem the Grain. Officials said there was lit i tie general when he ignored an Opportunity to commit suicide. Then it was said lung directed the annihilation of 300 japanese whose raid on Paoshan had been repulsed. Disorganization spread. Cheered by a virtual ringside View of american and chinese fliers bombing japanese positions along the Salween May 6 and 7, dispersed chinese troops on the West Bank reorganized and with fresh reserves closed in on the enemy from All sides. For the first time in the fighting in Burma and China the japanese lacked air support and without it they were forced into flight. This was on May 8. The Fly russian tanks smash through nazi reserves communications at Kharkov target of red thrust by the United press the red army a growing Ukraine offensive Cut a tank littered path through German mechanized reserves on the Kharkov front today in a Battle designed to smash the communications network behind hitlers summer offensive armies. The preliminary Success of the russian attack with Large troop carrying tanks appeared to be developing rapidly into a huge scale operation that surged close to Kharkov. But despite unconfirmed London reports of fighting in the i Kharkov suburbs there still a amps no official report on specific positions and there were mounting indications that the red army might i by pass Kharkov a Strong fort Ifica j tons to get at the communications lines some of which already were j reported seized. Casualties heavy. Two Railroad lines South of j Kharkov were said to be in the hands of russian forces which hurled Back a Strong German tank and air plane counterattack drove including a War models which do would not fall into foreign Ger a. Not contain Many critical Materi Man hands and approved the als were understood to be Avail agreement made at Martinique for Able for rationing. Their immobilization announced allow shipment. At Washington. a preliminary to rationing j but he rejected what he said Henderson authorized Man fac were american demands for turn tuners to ship adult bicycles to Dis eng Over merchant ships estimated Tribu tors for the first time since at 140, tons including a num april 2 when sales and transfers a a. 0f tankers in the West indies were Frozen by the War production asserting that such action was for Board. J Bidden by the armistice with Ger except for bicycles made before Many Kharkov area with engagements april i and not yet sold at retail j according to the text of the also intensifying on other sectors the a War Model will be the Only american note published by Laval non Cirii via Tnp available for rationing. An to j producer Dies Morris Gest noted theatrical producer died Early saturday after a 10-Day illness it was announced by the Midtown Hospital where he was a patient. Bike rationing to Start soon Vichy rejects offensive move in indies Exchange of notes regarding Martinique made Public Vichy France May 16.�? a Pierre Laval chief of the Vichy government today formally rejected what he described a a offensive United states interference with French sovereignty and demands for Transfer to the United states under fair conditions of the French merchant shipping in the West indies. Laval who returned today from consultation with a various authorities in German occupied Paris made Public the notes exchanged with Vichy regarding Martinique and other French possessions in the Western hemisphere. While Laval was in Paris one of his French fascist supporters Jacques Doriot came out with a demand for a break in relations Washington May 16.�? . A with the United states and Britain rationing of bicycles will begin in whom he described the enemies a about three weeks a Price and France. Mini Strator Leon Henderson announced today. Approximately 100,000 bicycles Renews promises. Laval renewed his promises that the French warships at Martinique the enemy from a fortified line to which he had retreated and inflicted heavy casualties including around 300 tanks knocked out or damaged Well More than 1,000 men killed in two engagements. Both sides appeared to be throwing increasing strength including new Type tanks and Large numbers of air planes into the battling on a front of 50 to 75 Miles in the or capture. The demolition squad of five men an inexperienced Ensign a chief electricians mate named James k. Brodie and three enlisted men were left behind on Java with orders to blow up the destroyer Stewart in dry Dock at so Rabaja to keep it from the japanese Eccles told a press conference at the a department. I a when i Good Bye to the men i figured the chances of seeing them again were absolutely nil a Eccles said. A but two weeks later Brodie showed up with a Broad Grin on his face. No words were necessary. A it seems that after All american j ships had cleared out of Java the ment went to South Java in a car and found a deserted merchant it ship tied up at Dock. She was an old slow dutch Coal Burner. Two officers and two men were still hanging around. A Brodie and the others gathered up a miscellaneous Crew dutch the in the kerch Peninsula the Type y a Lofb Lreh run i go a. The United states had asked broken be Genwu a communique Clamp Goat i a to Quot i a the placing at the gaited states a a. ?.s or plane Axis forces had taken the town of bicycle will be available for a disposal under equitable condition kerch and that the russians were toning it said. A French freighters presently Imp fleeing from the Eastern Crimea to adult bicycles Are those measure in be Antilles a the Mainland but the latest soviet ing More than 17 inches from them0du12ea m a a a a reports said that fighting continued Center of the Crank to which the blasted too enemy trucks and killed hundreds of troops. Chinese ground forces turned their own trucks around and gave Chase. Disorganization spread through the japanese spearhead the red dragon armoured division with 3,000 men and hundreds of vehicles and the enemy forces headed Back toward the Burma Frontier. There Friday night. The German position in the contents of note. Pedals Are attached to the top of the american note released the seat Post Mast. Children a by Here provided Crimea would be endangered cycles those with measurements in French warships and air gravely by Success of the Kharkov of less than 17 inches will not be planes in the Antilles Martinique offensive under soviet marshal subject to rationing. Semyon Timoshenko if the rus strange malady kills Small Birds in South Carolina Pageland. C., May 16.�? lip a several Hundred Small Birds apparently affected by a strange malady while in flight fell dead or dying onto this Community Friday. Police said they tumbled like rain before Dawn and estimated Between 500 and 1,000 fell. Health officers sent baskets full of them to Columbia where the state veterinarian and the game Warden were puzzled. Specimens had been sent today to the Federal wild life service in sians Are Able to crash through to the Railroad line running southward to Gen Chesk and the crimean Peninsula. A. By. ,. I Washington. Game Warden a. A Mats Ami a a a men a p Richardson said they might have amen cans took some drunk toxic substances from provisions from a deserted store Pond. House and put to sea. Providential prof army summarizes japanese evacuation san Francisco May 16 a up a approximately 85,000 japanese have been moved from military area no. I comprising Southern Arizona and the Western portions of California Oregon and Washington or Are under orders to be evacuated by May 22. The army issued a summary of its activities in evacuating japanese following promulgation by general j. L. Dewitt Friday of five new exclusion orders. These brought the number of orders to 81 since the first affecting Bainbridge Island was announced March 23. Steered Rains came up and they that old Hulk to Eccles told of the resourcefulness of his men under fire. A during one Day and night engagement some of my engineers held the feed pipes together by hand. Varsity of South Carolina said the Birds were Maryland yellow throats also known Black masked ground warblers. Lieut. Col. Martin f. Hass in p. J. Philson of the uni charge of initial evacuation operations said orders affecting japanese still remaining in the military area would follow rapidly. Of the 85,000 japanese approximately 58,000 had been moved to Assembly reception or relocation centers up to last wednesday night. A when evacuations under these first 81 orders Are Complete our War bulletins. London May 16.�? a the German controlled Paris radio said tonight that the germans and rumanian had taken 50,000 russian prisoners on the kerch Peninsula but that russian units remained Between Par Patsch at the neck of the isthmus and the town of kerch. The necessity for mopping these up the broadcast said had slowed Down Axis operations. London May 16.�? up a the Paris radio heard Here quoted a Stefani message from Shanghai today saying a new japanese Fleet More important than that engaged in the Coral sea Battle in route toward Northern Australia. Berlin from German broadcasts May 16.�? to a the German High command declared tonight in a special statement that the Battle of kerch a has been brought to a victorious fort Sheridan 111., May 16 _ top �?1there was something famil i a it he equivalent of the loan Over the entire ammunition Supply car about the voice which Cai of a it i on jobs double work and not Only out the Oice which Aid i the department now holds about kept it up but actually increased want to enlist. 320,000,000 bushels of wheat in the a Laking up from his pars pvt. Eluding 109.000,000 bushels from Eccles ship escorted the Cruiser All the Way from Africa to Waters Aher Wegener a recruiting clerk the 1939 and 1940 crops. With sup Marblehead to safety when she was sex Boxer injured Indianapolis May 16.�?wd a Charles Chuck Wiggins 42, former heavyweight Boxer and a colourful figure in and out of the off Florida and in the Gulf of me was astonished to see his 26-year plies becoming greater than the badly damaged too. Friday the Navy revealed that brother Norman. Norman sex nations transportation and Stor j Eccles told of urges states to resist a in one instance due to a fore lowering of taxes seen circumstances the gun Crew Chicago May 16.�?gpi�?1the two men and Thoro was a con i Statos Aro urged by Tho Fodora wheat because Market Quot fes we the a fire and Ond tees took budget a of a Quot a pub Mam coastal cd less with sex ring was a serious condition in a to a i i e an. Secona idlers took Jalc pressure to reduce taxes in this caption of los Angeles will have City Hospital today with a Frac a period of great inflationary Dan been cleared of japanese a colonel j tured Skull. Police found him on 8er a Hass said. 1 a sidewalk in the downtown area. A balances in state treasuries in excess of current needs should not be made the basis for appeals for tax reduction a director Harold d. Smith asserted Friday at a conference tuberculosis vaccine proves successful in child tests Plant receives order for 38 Liberty ships Washington. May 16�?gf a assigned to another Camp. He Hopes to become an air Force Mechanic. The maritime commission an a bounced today that contracts for Townsend ites plan construction of 38 la Ber to ships a a a a a had been awarded to the per a Marshfield convention Nente metals corporation Rich-1 mond Calif. The award brings to 253 the total number of Liberty ships now under contract with the perms Nente company. This includes 30 vessels being built for the British Hemment. The commission said the company has launched 32 j Zimmerman has Given Assurance and delivered 26 from its two j that he will attend both Days of Yards. The convention and invitations because of the Speed w Ith which have been sent to two Republican the two Permanente Yards have and two progressive members of launched vessels the commission Congress. Reps. Joshua Johns said a additional capacity on the Green Bay Frank b. Keefe fish ways will be available for More Kosh Merlin Hull Black River construction than originally est Falls and Bernard j. Gehrmann mated. Mellen. Marshfield wis., May 16�? . A a convention of Townsend clubs throughout Wisconsin will be held Here May 23 and 24, at which several congressmen and state officials have been invited to speak. Secretary of state Fred r. Street car runs wild jumps tracks rams into grocery store Cincinnati Ohio May 16.�? a a runaway Street car plunged Down the Liberty Street Hill like a roller coaster today jumped the tracks at the Bottom and rammed into a grocery store injuring the Motorman and 13 passengers. Stanley Bell 54. The Motorman of the Auburn Avenue car. Shouted to the passengers that the brakes hold. Most of them took a grip on their seats and braced themselves for the crash. Some became frightened the wild ride and asked Bell to open the doors. He ordered them Back to their seats while he worked with the controls. At the Bottom of the Hill the car ran across the Street hit an Iron pole and dragged it four feet before hitting the store. The front of the store was wrecked and the three Story building was shaken. The Vestibule of the car was smashed windows broken and part of the car roof Tom Loose. Bell suffered a shoulder fracture. Chicago May 16. A a children can be vaccinated Suc pressure which must be resisted Cess fully against tuberculosis or. This a time to maintain tax sol. R. Rosenthal assistant prorated provided the amount that lessor of bacteriology of the uni might have been left with the varsity of Illinois College of medi taxpayers used for retiring state Cine and director of the Tice tub debts or accumulating balances not i want to make Clear to support increased spending or even past Levels of spending. Manitowoc launches wooded minesweeper Manitowoc May 16.�?of a the third minesweeper completed Here in seven weeks was launched today at the Burger boat company docks. The Yms-109, a wooden sweeper was christened by mrs. George Ercul Osis Laboratory said today. After right years of painstaking experiments on 1,000 children in one of Chicago a most congested areas Rosenthal released the results of his study of tuberculosis vaccine. Not one of the children vaccinated developed tuberculosis and no harmful effects resulted Rosenthal said. In a similar a control group of 1,000 children not vaccinated eight cases of the disease and three deaths resulted. Rosenthal began his experiments after the Federal Indian service he returned recently from a trip to South America where More than 500,000 persons have been vaccinated. The scientist said incidence of infection was seven to to times great there among those not inoculated. Germs from cow. Similar results were reported after experiments in France Rumania and Canada. The Pasteur Institute Paris developed the original vaccine. Scientists there took germs of cow to be immobilized under u. S. Control arrangements. 2�?effective control by american authorities of radio Telegraph and postal communications. 3�?american control Over commercial traffic immigration and travellers coming and going out of the Antilles. 4.�?limitation of French military and naval forces to police requirements. 5�?placing at United states disposal under equitable conditions of French freighters presently immobilized in the Antilles. 6�?French government assets and Gold in Possession of the French about $250,000,000 will be Frozen and held for ultimate utilization by the French people. The United states note frankly called for the colonies to act independently of Vichy. Note called a offensive. In this connection the note which Laval said was offensive and probably inspired by French emigres and a rebels a bluntly declared that the French possessions in the Western hemisphere a could become Axis bases for aggression either upon notification by the High commissioner or by arrival of a new High commissioner and that therefore the previous Accord on Martinique was no longer valid. A it to be expected that Germany will exercise pressure in this direction and on these possessions under Laval a orders which orders cannot be considered representing the free will of French authorities a the american note said. A if certain conditions Are fulfilled the United states government prepared to Deal with the High commissioner of the Antilles and French Guiana to the supreme authority in these possessions on behalf of France and under the French Flag but acting independently of Vichy. Would accept Crews. The american note added a the United states for their part Are willing to accept the Crews will be allowed to remain aboard the warships. The ships will take Steps to ensure the return to France of military and naval and civilian personnel who blight desire to be repatriated. A the United states will recognize Admiral Georges Robert the supreme government in the tuberculosis and kept them alive for 13 years in a special culture Antilles sea acting in behalf of until the microbes lost their France. French tribunals and civil Power to kill experimental animals or even to infect them with the disease. A specimen of the germ culture was brought to the United states in 1934 and or. Rosenthal began Burger wife of the Secretary and reported on three years of study his experiments. He superintendent of the construction that the incidence of tuberculosis firm. Officials said the min sweep infection was to times greater would be in Active service with-1 among those not vaccinated in 90 Days. Among those Given the vaccine. Germ culture growing kept the for three authorities will be maintained. U. S. Ignores action. Washington May 16.�? a the United states today ignored the action of French chief of government Pierre Laval in years in the Laboratory while he making Public his version of Thi. Tested it on animals before he j country proposals for neutralize was ready to use it on humans. Turn to Page 3, Cid. 4

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