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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 24, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol. 13, to. 2racine, wis., sunday May 24,1942. To pages picture highlights in career of Jimmy Doolittle by Fred v Ander Schmidt wide world War analyst. A surprising amount of pleasant but vague talk about How the wars a is going to end this year provided the background for president Roosevelt a cautionary remarks of yesterday to the effect that on the contrary it was going to be a Long War. As or. Roosevelt said there was no special reason for this wave of optimism. Apparently however it stemmed from a combination of the repulsion of the japanese Fleet in the Coral sea the preliminary reports on the russian offensive before Kharkov and on the a gloom offensive which has come out of enemy Germany itself in the speeches of Hitler Goering amp co. What has been overlooked by the optimists Are these facts 1. The japanese Fleet North of Australia remains an extremely sinister Factor. 2. The red army a Kharkov offensive was a preventive military action designed to weaken the Power of the expected German offensive against the caucasus which today appears to be in its developing stages despite heavy losses in material. 3. The Hitler Goering lamentations about How Tough the going is for Germany were carefully wrapped up and delivered in America by the nazi Short wave radio a a news services because the nazis wanted them to be believed but is there any More reason for believing Hitler when he talks that Way than when he said a this is the last territorial demand i have to make in remember several keen students of the nazi propaganda strategy have become convinced in recent Days that hitlers present efforts Are directed toward creating an Early military stalemate and that to this end he is trying to build up a peace mood among the people of the United nations. Axis radio broadcasts certainly Bear out this theory. Friday while the Tokyo propagandists were Busy arguing that a China and Australia Are fighting Over american Aid. And Are Able to get nothing but promises a radio Berlin was covering the american Home front thus a news stories about rising wages which Are a giving the u. S. A. Government Shivers Over inflation. Alternating reports of vast profits for Oil companies in Rumania and allegedly increasing returns for u. S. Petroleum industries. A labor news about How Contact with Russia is going to a a undermine workers morale in America. All this could have but one purpose to Plant in american minds the fear of the consequences of a Long struggle. Flood halts work at steel Plant Power lines dead Philadelphia May 23.-4/p a flood Waters racing from Mountain streams inundated scores of Eastern Pennsylvania communities today took three lives definitely and probably another eight or nine and halted vital War Effort w Ork at the Bethlehem steel corporation Plant in Bethlehem where the Power station went dead. Communication lines were disrupted isolating Many places including the Borough of Honesdale where six persons were reported missing possibly drowned. Five women in nearby Hawley also Fere missing. Lester male assistant for the a red Cross committee in Honesdale told the office of gov. Arthur h. James that a a several persons were killed there. He reported eight feet of water in the town. Two women died from heart attacks. A Man was killed by sewer fumes escaping when the flood clogged pipelines. Damage Over the area along the Susquehanna Lehigh and Schuylkill Rivers was placed at millions of dollars in tentative estimates. I r chinese Slaughter Jap invasion Force daring determined James Harold Doolittle was 25 and a lieutenant fresh out of world War i when he scored his first big flying feat shooting coast to coast in less than 24 hours. For Setti this Florida to Cali fornia record he was awarded the distinguished flying Cross. Record breaking Jimmy added another Laurel by shattering every seaplane Mark in the world when he won the Schneider cup race at Baltimore in 1925 at 232.5 Miles per hour. Smart As Well As speedy he took a doctorate in science at Mit the same year. Doolittle was doing plenty by 1931 when he Carne out of the cockpit the Winner of the Ben Dix transcontinental flying trophy in connection with the National air races. He was army s first Pilot to do an outside Loop and made a Chute jump from a wrecked plane at 300 feet. Baga a this was the fantastic a fall motor plane Doolittle flew at 252.68 Miles per hour to win the Thompson trophy in the 1932 air races. He had left the army to enter private business and spend More time with his wife and two growing sons. Severe Battles rage rigid ban put on Eastern front on constr Dion for amusement civic leaders favor rigid wage control ceilings needed to make Price freeze effective belief by George Gallup director american Institute of Public opinion Princeton n. J., May 23. A if the Congress of the United states were composed of the nations civic and Community Lead Erst the Heads of Church councils service clubs boards of education. Local labor councils mayors and ? other civic figures a ceiling been killed in a Battle near Yinwu japanese troops succeeded in land by the associated press the chinese High command announced tonight its troops had withdrawn to designated positions on Chu Anshih Island at the Mouth of the min River in Fukien province after exacting heavy casualties on a japanese Landing Force. The japanese smashed their Way onto the Island under the cover of plane and intense artillery fire the chinese said. The japanese landed wednesday and the chinese greatly outnumbered fell Back after the fierce fighting the communique said. Chunking China May 23.�? a a communique said tonight that 2,000 japanese troops have Eastern China w Here the japanese have failed in repeated attempts to break through toward the important Allied base of Kinghwa. Repulse attack. The chinese previously had reported the annihilation of perhaps 10,000 japanese troops that were repulsed in an attack on the Foo Chow sector at the Mouth of the min River hundreds of Miles South of Kinghwa. Japanese broadcasts today construction of amusement Parks claimed that Yihwa and other near j race tracks Heaters baseball by strategic towns in Chekian Parks and similar projects Cost order work stopped on projects costing More than $5,000 Washington May 23.�?</p>�? province had been captured the communique said severe Battles were in Progress South of Tungluu in Chekian. In later operations on the Fukien province the communique said mrs. Doolittle went along when Jimmy set a new transport plane Mark in 1935, flying los Angeles to new York in 12 hours. A proud father watched James Doolittle jr., 21, join the army air corps in 1941. Back in the service himself Doolittle sr., pinned the wings on his son a few months later. John Doolittle 19, intends to enter West Point it a it Soldier to invest $3,700 in War Bonds fort Hancock n. J., May 23.�? a pvt. John won Dolow skin a commanding officer explained today that the army did not require its soldiers to Purchase War Bonds and since he was a private won Dolow ski Wasny to expected to do it on $21 a month. Wondolowski answered that he not Only wanted to fight the w a but w anted to help finance it he pulled $3,700 in Cash from a Money Belt. He will buy Bonds monday in a special ceremony. Wondolowski before he was inducted into the army two months ago w As a bartender in Jersey City n. I Dock worker snores disturbs the judge new York May 23 a a Job a Edward Quigley 28-year-old Dock worker was arrested today for disturbing the peace. The charge he fell asleep in a Staten Island magistrates court his snores disturbed the judge. Bees need sugar books Madison May 23�? a the Busy Little Bee Isnit and he can blame is on the weather the state department of agriculture revealed today. Furthermore someone is going to have to go to the rationing Board to get sugar to keep him from starving. James Gwin chief of the departments Bee and Honey Section reported that unfavourable weather conditions have created a serious threat to Wisconsin beekeeping Industry. Despite an abnormal increase j in Bee population due to warm april weather the bees have not been Able to secure stores of food from the blossoms of fruit and dandelions because cold Rainy weather in May has kept them from flying Gwin said. Thousands of beekeepers must apply to ration boards immediately for Purchase of sugar to feed the bees or they will starve before the june Clover blooms he added. Now a National hero for leading the raid on Japan and wearer of the congressional medal of Honor . James h. Doolittle still a the Little Man with the big Grin a stands ready to show More army fliers the Wray to Tokyo from Shangrila. Ltd it would be placed Over w Ages just As it Wras placed May 18 Over prices. By a ratio of More than eight to two Community leaders inter viewed by the Institute express the View that wage freezing is necessary at this time in addition to the Price control program. Reduced to simplest terms majority opinion is expressed in the following statement from the head of a county Board of supervisors in upstate new York a you can to control prices without controlling 239 communities. The View s of the Community Leader group on w age freezing As w Ell As on other National issues have been sounded by the Institute through interviews in 239 representative communities from Maine to California. These communities include All sizes such As new York Boston san Francisco Worcester Providence Cleveland Sioux City Topeka Cincinnati Dayton Atlanta. Louisville and Berryville Ark. Fallon Nev. Bellflower Calif. It. Pleasant Iowa Sterling Conn. Greenup 111. East Brady a. Eagle River wis., and Many others. Each person interviewed Wras asked whether the. Government should put a ceiling Over wages. The division of sentiment follows in favor of Wrage Selling. 82% opposed to wage ceiling. 15 undecided. 3 summarized briefly below Are the chief reasons Given by those in favor of we age ceilings. In u on the Chekian front of ing at Chw Anshih Island North of the min River Estuary near Soochow where about 20 enemy warships had arrived. Chinese troops retired to previously prepared positions. The japanese bombed Soochow and nearby Points and attempted to land on pin ton Island in the min River but were repulsed. Land fighting dormant. On other fronts in the far Pacific land fighting appeared dormant but Allied warplanes kept up relentless attacks against japanese bases in Burma and in the opa Chiel asks ration fund Washington May 23.�?�? a tentative request by Leon Henderson for a congressional allotment in the neighbourhood of $200, 000,000 to finance the office of fridge of islands Quot above austra Iii i today a order May be hatted by Price administrations rationing Gen. Douglas Macarthur head program was disclosed today by quarters reported that Allied bombers knocked out to o More ships of Japan a gathering invasion armadas North of Australia and ing More than $5,000 must be stopped before june 6, regardless of How much of the work has been completed the War production Board ordered today. Playgrounds excepted. The Only exception permitted under the drastic order which Marks an Extension of the already strict government control Over construction covers children a playgrounds. Last months order barring virtually All new construction exempted w Ork substantially under w a. Today a ban covers All projects j a primarily for the amusement of the Public a under w a or not without specific web authorization. Simultaneously. Web warned that a other kinds of non essential construction not covered by members of a House sub committee on appropriations. The committee members said. ,. That Henderson in an informal of Crigg go j.3 More a Ppearl nicer a via toned a torn of struck subsequent orders. To free additional material and equipment for War Between 90,000 and 100,000 scattered throughout the country to handle the Jot of clamping Down the lid Over prices and supervising the ceilings Over rents. _ mentions several sums. One member declared that the web relaxes Rule task of administering a weight or ten rationing orders was going to require a a terrifically big organization and said that Henderson had mentioned a several sums which might be required to finance the work. Mutiny to be charged against 20 seamen key West fla., May 23�? women s army will be Chic in Khaki garb Washington May 23.�? up a members of the women a army auxiliary corps w ill be Chic in Khaki. The w a department has picked the uniforms and aside from Silks Post issues final edition Lieut. Comdr. Carl f. Hilton wages and prices Are depend-1 Captain of the port said today he w As preparing to swear out Federal warrants charging ring leaders of a group of 20 american civilian seamen w Ith Mutiny. I an armed squad of marines the Workingman will be robbed removed 19 of the intoxicated ? a gains if w e Don t control rostering men from their ship on intt10n j Hilton a orders last night because those on the opposing Side give the were endangering the Safe / n Tami Iol a a Thor i w 0 anew at japanese held Akaab Ai drome potential base for an invasion of India and attacked japanese River Craft nearby. On heating supplies Washington May 23.�?or�? the War production Board today modified its prohibition on Sale of plumbing and heating equip cargo ship in Gulf new Orleans May 23.�? a two Axis submarines torpedoed and sunk a United states passenger cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico May 19, with 36 missing in the areas worst shipping disaster the eighth naval District announced today. The vessel carried a Crew of 48 in addition to a six Man naval i gun Crew and eight passengers. I believed dead w Cre 30 members ment to permit distribution of such items As cooking and heating j ctn pm i of the Crew five of gumier3 ent on each other and you can to freeze one without the other. Prices Are determined to a Large extent by w Ages. If one thing is stabilized All must be. Such typical comments As these to of their vessel and the port. This is a democratic country and 6ne other Man was taken nt0 Milwaukee May 23�?<u.r. A Quot it an should be paid what Hes Custod and placed with his mates the Milwaukee Post which be Worth some wages Are 100 publication on dec. 7, 1911, As the Milwaukee Leader first socialist daily newspaper in the United states announced suspension of publication with today a and satins there a quite a variety Ssue. Of materials. For summer there a Khaki Cotton twill and gabardine. For Winter there a Olive drab Covert cloth. The hosiery will be Cotton and Victor l. Berger founded the Leader the same year in which he entered the House of representatives to become the first j socialist who Ever occupied a seat Rayon but no one in the depart a in Congress. He continued As _. In the Monroe county jail later. Big corporations j Hilton had said earlier that Ach anlage of la Mutiny charges would be filed if evidence showed that there w As a a concerted Effort to a there has been trouble on the ship Ever since we sailed a one of the arrested seamen said declining to elaborate. All of the men obviously had been drinking and Many were drunk. Chief Deputy sheriff a. H. Mclnnis said. Low now. W Ould take Bor. Let the working Man have a break. This would take away the rights of the vote of Community leaders comes at a time w Hen sentiment turn to Page 9, col. 5 Italy soft pedals cry for possessions Bern Switzerland May 23�? a diplomatic circles reported increasing speculation tonight Over a possible italian seizure of or attack on such French possessions As Corsica Tunisia and Nice. It w As stated that the fascist press after Days of bitter attack on France had suddenly soft peddled the Issue just As it was silent regarding Days before the of that country. Ment had a we Ord to say about the under things either summer or Winter. A a a officer in the wintertime will w ear a single breasted four Button dark Olive drab jacket of Covert cloth and a six panel flared skirt of Light or dark Olive drab. A Covert Cap will have a Semi stiff Crown a visor and a cloth Chin strap. Regular army Khaki will be the summer color and the uniforms will be of Cotton twill and gabardine for the officers and eight ounce we Ater repellent twill for the ratings or enlisted personnel. Summer headgear will be of Khaki Cotton twill with a six Sec editor until a Streetcar struck and fatally injured him in 1929. Thereafter the paper passed through a succession of hands changing its name in route to the new Milwaukee Leader the Milwaukee evening Post and finally the Milwaukee Post. During its latter years it w As operated for a time by an american federation of labor group. For the last year and one half it had been owned and operated by about too employees w to constituted the Milwaukee Post employees association. The posts demise left Milwaukee w Ith Only two dailies published in English the Milwaukee Tion unlined Crown and stitched journal an afternoon paper and brim. A the Milwaukee Sentinel a mom each member of the corps also big Hearst publication. Will get a double breasted Over coat a Utility coat with removable c t cd i we Olen lining a Light weight rain Toft i re visor Jonq pcs coat w Ith Hood a shirt we Ith reversible Collar and a Necktie. Mercerized medium sized Cotton Lisle goes into the work Hose Albania a few i w Hile full fashioned Rayon Stock italian invasion Ings Wil be in order few dress Wear. San Diego area san Diego Calif., May 23.�? a Sharp earthquake Shook the san Diego area at 8 48 a. In. Today. People in scattered sections of the City phoned police and news in hand went spotted a w ild it. Then his the wounded three types of shoes go Writh diplomats said there had been the outfit laced Calfskin Blucher papers saying they Felt the tremor no official italian demand on oxfords of Golden tobacco Browm but apparently it was not Strong Vichy but that the Vichy govern i an athletic laced Oxford with White enough to cause damage. Ment leaders including Pierre Laval appeared to be giving special attention to the possibility of military action. Canvassed uppers and Black sole Amateur seismologist Fred Rob and a Cape skin Moccasin Type slip Inson said the quakers Center a per with soft leather sole for Barracks me. Exploring yank goes on wild Goose Chase in wilds of Iceland Reykjavik May 23�? a second Lieut. Alexis m. Gagarine of Rockville md., is an inquisitive russian Frenchman w How a a a sadder and Wiser Many today. He got too inquisitive about the wilds of Iceland. Gagarine Rifle he Goose and shot troubles began Goose plunged into a swirling River and the lieutenant sensing the kill plunged in after it. Man and Bird were swy ept into a. Whirlpool and though the angry Goose bit him and escaped Gagarine claims it saved his life by helping to pull him from the raging current. N the officer tossed away his equipment and swam to a nearby Island believing his troubles were Over. But the tide Rose night fell and Gagarine was stranded half Clad on the Rocky Shore. He was rescued the following morning by a ground squad after a Small air plane failed in an attempt to reach him. The doughboy in Iceland tacked a title on their comrades Story. They Call it a the mad russian and his wild Goose the army found another title a a report on the temporary loss of an stoves we Ater Heaters radiators and certain other types of equipment. In a move to facilitate conversion of Oil and burning equipment to the use of Coal the amended order also permits Sale and delivery of any equipment required in such conversion. Further Sale or delivery of any item costing no More than $5 is permitted provided it is part of an order totalling no More than $10. Sale and delivery of any equipment specifically designed for hospitals or for surgical dental veterinary Barber shop or Beauty shop use also is permitted. Under the original freeze order All sales of More than $5 were prohibited except on military priority ratings. Another revision permits delivery of plumbing and heating equipment until july 31 for completion of projects started after july 31, 1941 and through april 9, 1942�?provided the purchaser certifies such equipment is necessary. And one passenger. Two torpedoes struck the port Side of the blacked out ship at 2 a. In. A third torpedo hit 30 seconds later on the starboard. The first torpedo destroyed the radio room and killed five of the gun Crew. Six lookouts failed to see the a boats. One of the undersea raiders surfaced later but made no attempt to Rescue the survivors. John Marotta of Algiers la., the surviving gunner said his five companions were killed and he was blown overboard. Many of the missing were believed to have been trapped below decks and drowned when the ship Sank. Woman sheriff Madison May 23.�? a appointment of mrs. Linda Hyer widow of sheriff Norman b. Hyer of Jefferson county to succeed her husband in office was announced today by gov. Julius p. Heil peered to be East a possibly in i officer and facts pertaining there i penal tax artist won t sign Kansas state murals Topeka kan., May 23.�? Steuart Curry resident artist at the University of Wisconsin w Hose rugged paintings of Rural life have gained him Fame refused today to sign his recently completed murals on the w alls of the Kansas statehouse. A this project is incomplete and does hot represent my True idea a Curry said. Two panels in the East and West wings of the statehouse were finished this week. The executive Council refused to permit removal of Marble slabs in the Rotunda Between the two wrings where eight panels outlining Kansas historical scenes were to have been placed. British scientist asks to join communists London May 23�?<u.r>�?j. B. S. Haldane British scientist has applied for membership in the communist party he announced today. A i want to see Britain make As great Progress in the next 20 years As the soviet Union made in the last 20,�?� Imine said. Flight officer spends Leisure Hunting Jap planes Oyer Burma american ferrying command Headquarters in Northeast India May 22.�? a delayed a when i fut. Col. Robert l. Scott of Macon ga., second in command of this base has any time for recreation he fireman bailed out on the other Side. We All Rode right Down the length of that train pouring Lead into it and when we banked cars were burning from one end to the other. One car carried troops and we saw them pile out and tear like hell for cover As we came spends it Hunting japanese planes Over Burma by himself. Last weekend he varied this routine. He flew Over to a South China base and joined american Volunteer group fliers in their raids last sunday on indo chinese bases. Besides Scott the raiders included Squadron Leader Arvid Olson of Chicago flight Leader Brave anti aircraft fire they dropped their bombs on the la Okay railway Yards despite heavy anti aircraft fire. Shrapnel hit Bishops plane and he nosed up about 1,000 feet and baled out behind the japanese lines. But a 40-mile wind carried him in the opposite direction and he was pre Edward Bishop of Pensacola fla., j sued to have been taken prison and san Diego Cal. Robert Little j or. The rest of the flight re of Spokane Wash. Robert Buster Keaton of Manzanola Colo. Edward Conant of san Diego Cal., and r. C. Moss of Albany a. With bombs tied on to their fighting planes they caught troop and Supply train on straight stretch of track outside la Okay French indo China. The first plane dived and gave the locomotive a burst. A i also came in and opened up on the locomotive a Scott said. A steam poured out and i saw amp a Engineer jump and run. A Little turned. Scott has been impatient to close with the japanese Ever since he arrived in India and roams the upper Chin win Mountain Reg a a Ion every Chance he gets. Once a i he dived on the mity Zykina Ai drome and strafed and burned a japanese plane. Japanese occupation of Aird Romes in Northern Burma seriously threatens the route the ferry command travels to carry supplies to China. The japanese patrol dangerously close to the route. Y

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