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Press Right to Radio
Ownership Defended
By Illinois U. Dean
F. C. C. Told That Papers
'Have Same Privileges
As Other Citizens'
By the Auoctited Press.
Dr. Frederick S. Siebert, director
of the University of Illinois School
of Journalism, told the Federal
Communications Commission today
that newspapers “should have the
same privileges as other citizens” in
the ownership of radio stations.
Testifying in the commission’s In
vestigation of newspaper-radio re
lationship, Dr. Siebert said news
papers “deserved to be considered’’
because of their long training in the
coverage of news and opinion.
"My impression is that the mon
oply that might be created is not
as dangerous as the entering wedge
of discriminations against news
papers as newspapers,” he said.
The commission is conducting its
investigation with a view to deter
mining its future policy for dealings
with applications by newspaper in
terests for broadcast stations. Dr.
Siebert appeared as a witness for
the newspaper-radio committee, or
ganized to oppose prohibitions on
newspapers’ acquiring radio stations.
"I do not think that because a
man publishes a newspaper he
should be denied a radio station
when it is shown that he is best
qualified to operate it,” Dr. Siebert
said. ,
He added that he did not feel
ownership of a radio station by one
newspaper would give it "all-out ad
vantage'1 over a competitor not op
erating a station.
Tracing history over several hun
dred years, Dr. Siebert said news
papers of the United States and
Great Britain were the most Inde
pendent and financially stable be
cause advertising had been de
veloped to a greater extent in those
countries. This financial stability,
he added, enables the press of the
United States and Great Britain
“to resist various pressures.”
While favoring as many news
papers as possible, the witness said
he would rather have one paper
that was financially independent
than "six scrubbing to get along
and subject to outside influence.”
Mutilation Murderer's
Sentence Is Commuted
By the Associated Press.
BOSTON. Jan. 28.—Life imprison
ment, instead of death by electro
cution, was decreed by Gov. Leverett
Saltonstall today for Raymond L.
Woodward, jr., 16. who pleaded
guilty to the mutilation murder of
Constance Shipp. 15-year-old Read
ing schoolmate, last summer.
The commutation, subject to the
approval of the Executive Council,
was granted by the Governor on
condition that Woodward “be per
manently confined to the State
prison and never transferred to any
institution from which there is a
substantial risk of escape.”
The Governor said hte action had
the approval of the State Parole
Board, the district attorney who
prosecuted the youth; the Commis
sioner of Correction and the At
torney General. * The boy had j
pleaded guilty to murder In the ■
first degree after the girl's muti
lated body was found.
America to Recruit Army
Of 7 Million, Winant Says
BT the Associated Press.
LONDON, Jan. 28.—United States
Ambassador John G. Winant told a
national defense luncheon today i
that the United States plans to re- ,
cruit an army of 7.000.000 men.
“If it is necessary for the women
of America to scrub, drive or trans
port or man anti-aircraft batteries
or pilot planes or whatever else, they
will do it gladly,” he said.
"Idleness has been no part of our
national life. . . . That is not Amer
ica.” the Ambassador added.
He said “We know the story of'
the battle of the Atlantic and if it
is necessary that our Navy take
time to re-establish Its supremacy
in the Pacific with whatever auxil- |
iary airforce that is required, it will I
be done and its complete supremacy
German-Owned Plant
Seized by U. S. Agents
Br the Associated Press.
CLEVELAND. Jan. 28.—First seiz
ure of an Ohio firm because of own
ership interest by enemy nationals
was disclosed today after agents of
the United States Treasury took over I
the American Felsol Co. plant at
Lorain. Ohio.
A Treasury spokesman said the
action was taken on learning 49 per
cent of the company's stock is owned
by Germans living in Europe.
The plant with annual business
In Asthma medicine estimated at
#500.000. is being operated with the
original personnel, but all income
now is impounded.
D. C. Officer Commands
Rodman, New Destroyer
A Washington man Is in com
mand of the Navy's newest de
stroyer, the U. S. S. Rodman, com
missioned yesterday at the Brooklyn
Navy Yard. He is Lt. Comdr. Wil
liam G. Michelet, son of Simon
Micelet, attorney, 1636 Argonne
place N.W. .
Lt. Comdr. Michelet was gradu
ated from the Naval Academy in
1924 ard was assigned to the U. S. S
New York.
New York Bank Stocks
NEW YORK. Jan 28 up..—National As
aoeiation of Securities Dealers. Inc.:
(Closing quotations. >
Bid. Asked
Bk Of Am NTS (8F> (2.401 34V« 35V*
Bank of Man (Anal_ 14‘* 15*.
Sank of N Y <141-SOX 318
ankers Tr (2)- 4284 44*.
Bklyn Tr (4) . - 6064 V*
Cen Han Bk A Tr (4)- 75*4 78'.
Chase Nat (1.40) 25*. 26’.
Cbem Bk A Tr (lAOi_ 36’. 38’*
Commercial (81 154 162
Cent Bk A Tr (AOi ... 168* 11’.
Corn Ex Bk A Tr (2.401 __ 37>* 33'*
Empire Tr (31 .. — 47'. 45".*
First Nat (Bosi (2)_37V* 30',*
First Natl (1001 1165 1105
uuaranty Tr (12) - 231 236
Irving Tr (.60) O’. 10’.
Manufacturers Tr (21 32*. 34'.
Manufacturers Tr pf (2»_ _ 51*. 53*.
Natl City (lt_ 23*. 25'.
N Y Truat (5)_ 678. 60’.
Public (l'*>
Title O A T - 3’* 3*»
a Also extra or extras.
Only farmers and public uitilities
sew get full gasoline supplies In
—George W. Welsh, 28, was
indicted today on a charge of
slaying and mutilating his 24
year-old sister, Leila Adele,
last March. Soon after the
slaying he had told police that
he was asleep on a divan in
the living room near his sis
ter’s bedroom the night of the
murder. —A. P. Wirephotos.
(Story on Page X-l.)
Randolph to Resume Quiz
On Transportation Problem
Chairman Randolph late today
called another special meeting of
the House District Committee Fri
day at 10:30 am. to resume con
sideration of Washington's wartime i
transportation problem.
Principal witnesses will be Wash- j
ington I. Cleveland, president of the
District Motor Club of the American
Automobile Association; George E.
Keneipp, manager of the Keystone
Automobile Club here, and Harry 8.
i We»der„,wcft,presidejit,9f ,tbe Fed
eration of Citizens' Associations.
The committee is studying a res
olution sponsored by Mr. Randolph
to free taxicabs in the District from
the tfre-t-atiomng order. Price Ad
ministrator Leon Henderson has
vigorously opposed the exemption.
Churchill Downs Gives
$50,000 to Red Cross
By the Associated Praas.
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Jan. 38 —
Churchill Downs race track today
donated $50,000 to the American Red
The directors voted the gift fol
lowing a recommendation by Col.
Matt J. Winn, president of Chruchill
Downs-Latonia. Inc.
Col. Winn said the check would be
presented to a representative of the !
Red Cross at the Downs May 2, the
dav of the Kentucky Derby is run. |
The Downs also announced that.
the racing card for the 19-day spring ,
meet, starting April 25 and ending j
May 16. would contain all of the
stakes on last year's program.
Marine Colonel Escapes
As R. A. F. Plane Is Felled
The Marine Corps reported today
that Lt. Col. Lewie G. Merritt, 44,
of Ridge Spring, S. C„ escaped with
out serious injury when the British
airplane in which he was riding as i
an observer was shot down over the
Libyan Desert January 7.
The plane fell inside English lines,
he said, but only a short distance
from an Axis antiaircraft battery.
Two English armored cars braved
heavy artillery Are to rescue the
airmen, none of whom was hurt se
$450,472 Contract Let
For Standards Bureau
The Public Building Administra
tion today announced award of a
contract for construction of a new
materials testing laboratory at the
Bureau of Standards to William R.
Goss Co., Chicago. Cost of the
structure, authorized by Congress
three years ago, will be $450,472.
Construction Is expected to start
within the next 10 days or two weeks.
The contract calls for completion in
240 calendar days.__
Fishbein Asks Experts
On Nutrition to Use
War to Correct Diets
A. M. A. Editor Calls for
Single Document Outlining
Minimum Food Needs
Br the Associated Press.
CHICAGO, Jan. 28—Dr. Morris
Fishbein said today now, II ever,
“is the time for leaders in scientific
nutrition to establish for the Amer
ican public eating habits which may
be of Immense benefit to the Na
tion’s health.’’
The editor of ths Journal of the
American Medical Association. In
an Address to the National Food
Distributors Association, recalled the
World War "Eat More Meat” and
“Eat More Wheat” campaigns, and
“People at war may be led Into
national habits in a manner which
can never be duplicated In times of
Shortages in Certain Vitamins.
Dr. Fishbein said his one im
portant recommendation was that
representatives of the many agencies
concerned with the supply of food
and nutrition draft for public cir
culation "a single, complete docu
ment representing the minimum es
sentials of information regarding
foods and nutrition.”
He said that if there were any
deficiencies clearly apparent in the
American diet they were in shortages
primarily of certain vitamins and
minerals, but “the answer to these
problems is not, however, the eating
of great quantities of vitamin pills.
We must learn to eat foods and not
"The average person knows little
about calories except that too many
of them make one fat. The average
person probably knows still less
about the significance of the figures
given for protein, calcium or the
Citisens Need Knowledge.
Improvement of the national nu
trition on a large scale requires, he
said, a fairly good general knowl
edge by the citizen of how much of
each of the essential Ingredients he
requires each day.
"Thus it is already clear that a
daily diet containing a quart of
milk, a reasonably good serving of
one or two leafy green vegetables,
some enriched bread, some butter,
one egg, one fresh fruit and a rea
sonably good serving of meat or
fish would give most of the essen
"It would then be necessary
merely to vary the diet by a proper
choice of foods and by cooking these
foods so as to make them appetiz
Louise Suggs Wins Way
To Tourney Semifinals
B> the Associated Press.
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 28—Louise
Suggs, Southern women's champion,
swept into the semi-flanls of the
Miami Biltmore golf tournament
today with a 6 and 4 victory over
Irene Dill of Detroit.
Miss Dill, who yesterday elimi
nated Medalist Mary Jane Garman
.of Hammond, Ind . had no chance
today against the Georgia star.
Two other favorites, Georgia
Tainter of Fargo, N. Dale., and Dor
othy Kirby of Atlanta, also won han
dily. Miss Tainter ousted Mrs
Charles Harting of Coral Gables,
4 and 3, and Miss Kirby advanced.
5 and 4. over Sally Sessions of Mus
kegon. Mich.
Mrs. George Wilcox. jr„ of Miami,
went into the semi-finals by defeat
ing Mrs. E. G. Llvesay of Miami,
5 and 4.
Eicher Slated to Go
On Bench February 16
Former Chairman Edward C.
Eicher of the Securities and Ex
change Commission, confirmed by
the Senate as the new chief Justice
of District Court, will take his seat
on the bench February 16 under
tentative arrangements learned to
Mr. Eicher is expected to await
the confirmation of the new mem
ber on the S. E. C. before leaving
the bench, but Senate approval of
Robert H. O'Brien, director of the
commission's public utiiitiea division,
as a commissioner is expected
Naming of Airfield
For Anderson Urged
Bv th« Associated Press.
Representative Monroney. Demo
crat, of Oklahoma, said today he
had suggested to the War Depart
ment that a flying school at Enid,
Okla., be named Anderson Field in
honor of Marshall J. Anderson.
Oklahoma City flyer, killed in action
over the Philippine Islands.
Lt. Anderson was riddled with
bullets by Japanese flyers as he
floated down in a parachute.
Wave of Asphyxiations
Reported in Paris
BV the Associated Prtss.
VICHY, Unoccupied Franoe, Jan.
28.—Paris newspapers today reported
an unexplained "epidemic” of
asphyxiations which have taken at
least nine lives and sent other
persons to hospitals.
24 Nurses Accompanied A. E. F.
To Ireland, Army Discloses
B> th* Associated Press.
FORT KNOX, Ky., Jan. 28.-Mak
ing the successful crossing to North
ern Ireland with the American Ex
peditionary Force were 24 nurses,
who had been in training at Fort
The post command, revealing to
day that the nurses had accom
panied the troops, said the group
under the command of Lt. Agnes J.
Keane, New Castle, Pa., left here
January 3.
All except Miss Keane are second
lieutenants and volunteered for for
eign service. The nurses have had
less than a year of Army training.
First Lt. Beatrice M. Dare, chief
of the Fort Knox nurses, said many
of the girls had not been out of
their native States before coming
to the post.
Half of the 24 nurses are from
Ohio, five are from Indiana, two
each from Kentucky and Pennsyl
vania and one each from West Vir
ginia, New Hampshire and Oregon.
The names of the nurses and their
home addresses follow by States:
Ohio: Mary Armstrong, Beverly;
Katherine Wellman, Defiance: Vera
Eberly, Toledo; Janet Harrington,
Lyndhurst; Agnus R. Casserly, Co
lumbus; Dorothy Dibble, Youngs
town; Maureen Martin, Bellefon
taine; Florence McBride, Youngs
town; Frances Crone, Ashland;
Antoinette D’Orio, Canton; Juanita
Bronson. Bucyrus; Freda Teheil,
Indiana: Louise Frey, New Rich
mond; Elma Rinehart, Richmond;
Letha Glunt, Richmond: Stella Da
browski, East Chicago; Vera Thomp
son, Evansville.
Pennsylvania: Agnes J. Keane,
New Castle; Frances Jackson, Mc
West Virginia: Bemardine Mo
rascoe, Grafton.
New Hampshire: Margaret Brod
erick, Nashua.
Oregon; Ruby Putnam, Rogque
MINNEAPOLIS.—SWEETHEARTS TALK ACROSS OCEAN—Across 8,000 miles of land and sea,
radio waves last night carried the conversation of Miss Iola Christensen, Hutchinson, Minn, (sec
ond from left) and her soldier-sweetheart, Pvt. Mllbum Henke, first American soldier to land in
Northern Ireland. Also talking with Pvt. Henke are his German-born father, Carl Henke, res
taurant operator in Hutchinson (left) and his mother. Second from right is a station announcer,
Peter Lyman. —A. P. Wirephoto.
(Continued From First Page.)_
after rescue by the Coast Guard,
said the enemy submarine that sank
their ship trailed their lifeboat for
hours and then attempted to fol
low their rescue ship. The Coast
Guard vessel, however, easily out
ran the raider.
Capt. T. J. Harrington, master of
the tanker, was crushed between the
ship's side and a lifeboat, crew mem
bers said, adding that he was the
last man to leave the ship.
Guy Devono, 22-year-old radio
operator of Clarksburg. W. Va.. said: j
"Several of us lowered one lifeboat, j
it capsized and a wave washed it
back on the ship's deck. Then we
lowered another boat and got away.
We rowed to within 50 feet of the
Unable to See Sub Well.
Because of the darkness off the
Delaware coast, he was unable to
see whether the sub was a big one .
or a short-range raider possibly
operating from a mother ship.
"We rowed due west about four
hours. We rested then about 12
hours and then the Coast Guard
picked us up. The sub had been
trailing as and when the rescue
vessel picked us up.” the radio
operator said, the Sub trailed the
Coast Guard boat for about 15
minutes before the submersible was
left behind. Twelve men were
brought to Norfolk.
Seventeen more men off the Pow
ell were brought to Lewes, after
spending seven hours in a lifeboat
before being picked up by a ship
that saw their flares. The tanker
carried 32 men.
Just Made Boat.
Fireman J. A. Ortiz, 22.at sea only
nine months, considered himself one
of the luckiest sailors now looking
for a new berth. He was asleep
when the explosive struck, and "just j
made the boat,” clad in a light 1
pair of pants and one shoe. For- ,
tunately, he explained, others had
on two pairs of pants, two shirts
and extra sweaters.
Oiler Max Schutae was deep in
the engine $x>m with four others
when the plates buckled amidship.
"We had just one chance In a
million of getting out.” he recalled.
He scrambled to the deck and man- '
aged to just make No. 4 boat.
Schutze said Quartermaster Lewis
Reno was one of three men
picked up from the water. And
Reno's calmness, he declared. ■
steadied the shaken seamen and
turned them into a compact life
boat crew fully willing to hope
fully wait for daylight and then
start to row "by the sun.”
One seaman, identified only as
Alexson by his comrade, disap- i
peared after getting into the life
Mother Ship Loosed Subs,
Attack Survivors Hold
Jan. 28 upv—Belief that a German
submarine mother ship had released
a pack of U-boats off the North'
American east coast was expressed
today by survivors of a Norwegian
tanker and a Greek freighter, sunk
in the Western Atlantic with a pos
sible loss of 51 lives.
The chief officer of the freighter
said the undersea boat which at
tacked his ship was not a long-range
submarine. "It must be operating,”
he said, “from a mother ship in the
Western Atlantic."
Two hours after the attack the
submarine came to the surface and
approached the lifeboat.
The chief officer of the freighter
said its commander asked the name
of the ship he had sunk, then asked
in precise English whether the sur
vivors needed anything.
He tossed them two packages of
cigarettes and some biscuits and
then left them.
Meanwhile an air and sea search ,
continued for 15 men from the Nor
wegian tanker who might be still
adrift in a lifeboat. Other survivors, j
however, feared the boat might have
capsized in a violent storm a few
hours after the tanker went to the
Twenty-one seamen from the
tanker reached port after 10 days in
a lifeboat. Two died ih the boat.
Only 12 of the Greek freighter’s
crew of 43 survived. Four died in
lifeboats during the two and a half
days before they were picked up.
Berlin Radio Reports
Sinking of 2 U. S. Ships
BERLIN (From German Broad
casts), Jan. 28 </P).—The Berlin radio i
said today two United States tank
ers had been sunk in new sub
marine operations, listing them as
the Penmar, 5,868 tons, and the
Francis E. Powell, 7,067 terns.
(The broadcast made no ref
erence to the Pan Maine, 7,236
ton tanker which flashed a re
port yesterday afternoon that
she had been attacked. The
Penmar had not been mentioned
in American announcements.)
Will Form Fire Auxiliary
An auxilary to the Hillandale
(Md.) Volunteer Fire Department
will be formed at 8 p.m. tomorrow
at the home of Ransom Miles, Over
look drive, Hillandale. All women
in the lire area are invited to attend.
A woodcock literally has eyes in
the back of its head.
Iowa Father and Son
Are Sergeants in
North Ireland A. E. F.
By the Associated Press.
28 —Papa David Meskimen and
son Prank—both sergeants in
the same outfit—are among the
United States troops here.
"I just came over to keep an
eye on the boy.” said the father,
casting a paternal glance at
27-year-old Frank.
The Meskimens come from
Waterloo, Iowa.

Connally Believes Navy
Is Busy Sinking U-Boats
B> the Associated Press.
Chairman Connally of the Senate
Foreign Relations Committee told
a press conference today that he had
no doubt that the American Navy
had "sunk or destroyed a number of
submarines” which had attacked,
shipping off the Atlantic coast.
“I feel sure that our navaf ves
sels are watching the submarine
operations off the coast and are
taking the best possible measures to
protect our commerce,” he said.
Senator Connally said the at
tacks apparently had been launched
by the Axis powers in arr attempt
to weaken the morale of the Amer- j
lean people. He added "there Is
nothing about the situation to gen
erate alarm.”
100 Million Defense Fund
Is Approved by Roosevelt
By the Associated Press.
President Roosevelt approved'-to
day an act authorizing a $100,000.
000 civilian defense fund with which
Fiorello H. La Guardia, O C D. di
rector. may provide facilities, serv
ices and supplies for protection from
bombing attacks, sabotage or other
war hazards.
The act makes it unlawful to wear
insignia, arm bands or other badges
of air wardens, special police or
other aides of civilian defense unless
authorised, with a penalty of $100
or 30 days in jail.
Federal agencies are authorized
to lend any equipment for civilian
defense Congress still must ap
propriate the funds authorized.
(Continued From First Page.!
Palmer. The latter bill did not
specify the types of "public works '
needed here.
Mr. Lanham said he wanted both
bills to be considered at hearings
his committee will start at 10 a m.
tomorrow. District Commissioners,
public housing officials and others
are expected to be heard.
Many Projects Authorised.
The bill, drawn by Mr. Lanham
with assistance of Representatives
Bell. Democrat, of Missouri, and
Holmes, Republican, of Massachu
setts, recognizes "an acute shortage
of housing, public works and equip
ment existing and impending in and
near the District of Columbia.”
It authorizes the Public Works
Administration to provide “perma
nent and temporary housing, living
quarters for single persons, schools,
waterworks, sewers, sewage, garbage
and refuse disposal facilities, pub
lic sanitation facilities, works for
the treatment and purification of
water, hospitals, and other places for
the care of the sick, recreational
facilities, streets, roads and other
types of necessary public works and
The District Commissioners are
authorized to receive advance allot
ments from the administrator for
the provision of needed public works
and equipment. With the funds
the Commissioners would employ
engineering and other professional
and technical services and admin
istrative personnel without regard
to civil service requirements.
The bill directs that housing
provided under it be sold, presum
ably after the emergency, as expe
ditiously as possible, “with consid
eration of the full market value."
It states specifically that none of
the housing, unless authorized by
Congress, "may be conveyed to any
public or private agency organized
for slum clearance or to provide
subsidized housing for persons of
low income.”
Criticised by Jones.
Representative Jones, Republican
of Ohio, meanwhile sharply crit
icized in the House Mr. Palmer's
recommendation for expenditure of
$50,000,000 for housing here. He
asked his colleagues to bear in mind
that “Congress appropriated directly
over a billion dollars’* for housing.
He said “another billion dollars
are available from funds gained
through Insull-type of corporate
manipulations. The F. H. A. obli
gates the Government for another
billion dollars worth of defense
housing.” He said that 13 Federal
agencies handle housing “apparent
ly independently without an overall
examiner in the Bureau of Budget.”
The bill introduced by Mr. Lan
ham today differs from the one sug
gested by Mr. Palmer in that It
authorises funds for specific types of
public works. Mr. Eanham’s pro
posed bill has.approval of the Bu
reau of the Budget.
_(Continued From First Page.)
fusion will diminish and the people
will realize why there must be a
news shortage as well as a rubber ;
“I have been criticized for sug
gesting that Hitler is our great
enemy; that without Hitler Japan
could get nowhere," he said.
“And where do you suppose Japan
couid get if Britain, Russia and the '
United States were not occupied with i
Hitler in the west and were free toi
join the gallant, long-suffering!
Chinese and hurl their collectiveI
weight on Japan?
"Emboldened by Hitler's successes
and disappointed in China, the am
bitious Japanese struck us in the
Pacific. The Axis chose the time
and the Pacific as the place for our
entry in the war. It is there that
our fleet has been attacked; there
that American territory has been
Invaded: there that Americans are
fighting epic battles against enor
mous odds.
“Why? Because Hitler wants us
to throw all our growing strength
into the Pacific, to stop supplying
the British and the Russians. He
has suffered losses this winter. He
has to gather his strength for
another great offensive. He knows
what our arsenal can deliver, so he
wants to divert our attention to the
more spectacular war in the Pacific.
Won't Fall Into Trap.
“But this is what we propose not
to do; we will not fall into Hitler's
"We know, as I say. that this Is
all one war. Attacked in the Pacific
and the Atlantic we have to fight
and win in the Pacific and the At
lantic! We dare not turn our backs
to either front. These criminals are
too good with daggers. We must
not confuse history with strategy.
''The main enefn^hirftoricUJ&r may
not be the first enemy strategically.
We cannot concentrate on defeat
ing him alone. We cannot take
them on one at a time when they're
coming two at a time.
“But if some poeple thought I
was in favor of forgetting the Pa
cific; if some people misunderstood
my reminder that the German
monster was still at large and un
subdued, the Navy didn't.
"Since I made that remark Jan
uary 12, the Navy has accounted
tor 18 Japanese ships, and probably
three others, and has done a num
ber of other things discretion for
bids me to report.
Discussing the Navy's role “in the
long, grim days ahead,” Secretary
Knox said;
“In 86 navy yards ships are being
born. A year ago 70 private yards
were working for the Navy—today
It's twice that many. The Navy has
34 air stations. • • • what we
gained in the destroyer trade with
Britain was not bases, but the
right to build bases. They are be
ing built—nearly half a billion dol
lars was spent on them last
year.” • • •
"American sailors and marines
are now serving in Newfoundland, i
in Bermuda, in the Bahamas. An
tigua. Jamaica. St. Lucia. Trinidad
and British Guiana. In the Pacific
they are scattered from the Arctic
to the far-flung islands of the South
Seas—and they will be back in the
Philippines and in Guam and
U. S. Must Be Guarded.
He said the Navy's job "is un
precedented in magnitude” because:
"Unlike the First World War, this
conflict must be fought across both
the Atlantic and the Pacific, upon
land fronts which almost surround
the Eastern Hemisphere and upon
sea fronts in all the oceans of the
"In 1917 we could look in one
direction. In 1942 the United States
must look in all directions at once.
"Not only must we fight, but we
must guard our arsenal of dem
ocracy. • * • We must guard our
coasts. We must also protect our
strategic artery, the Panama Canal
and its approaches and our far-flung
"But our coasts, our canal, our
bases are only part of it. Our em
battled friends, all the peoples of the
British Empire, the Russians, the
Dutch, the Chinese who have fought
the common foe for almost five
years, all must be supplied. • * • All
these ships must be protected,
too. * • •
"That's the job the Navy has to
do. It's an immense assignment. It
means protection everywhere and
effective fighting forces in all the
seas and all the oceans.”
War Powers
(Continued From First Page.)
authority aver motor buses
and trucks.
Compromise Worked Out.
The bill embraced a compromise
among Senators holding conflicting
views over the extent to which the
Hatch “clean politics" law should be
amended to let members of political
committee engage in civilian de
fense work for the Government on a
part-time basis without pay or for
nominal compensation.
The compromise, offered as an
amendment to the bill, specifies
.that the proposed exemption from
the Hatch Act will not apply to
draft boards or to dollar-a-year men
'in any eapaelty relating to the pro
curement or manufacture of war
Racing News
Entries and Selections for Tomorrow
Rossvan's Comment
Selections for a Fast Track at Hialeah Park
best bet—first fiddle.
AKRONTOWN has turned in
two fair performances at Hialeah
and he appears ready to earn his
graduation papers. He meets
fair cheap opposition and should
register. BIO TALK was well
played in his debut and he could
be in the thick of the battle.
THROUGH TRAIN may save the
short end.
LA JOCONDE has threatened
in all of her Florida outings and
she may be able to master the
sort she meets in this affair.
THROTTLE WIDE improved in
her recent test and she may be
a tough customer to dispose of.
CHALLENTE just failed to win
her last two outings and she is a
real threat.
THE MIDGE has been a con
sistent sort since arriving in Flor
ida and he appears to have as
good a chance as anything else
in this wide-open number. PHA
RIEN races as if she has more
ability than she has shown and
she could force the issue through
out. DARK LAD was second in
his debut.
BLOCKADER has been a right
consistent performer of late
and he has the speed to go to
the front with the break and
make every pole a winning one.
TIME SHEET copped at the
Bird Road course and the gelding
rates stout consideration. UN
KNOWN LAND may be in the
money picture.
FIRST FIDDLE has trimmed
some of the swiftest 3-year-olds
on the grounds and he should be
able to handle the opposition he
meets here. REMEMBERING
improved to win his last and
right oH that victory he rates a
real chance. BOLD QUESTION
is as good as his recent triumph
CITY TALK has raced very
well at Hialeah and he has a
corking chance of mastering the
sort he encounters here. W. Day
will be in the saddle and that will
help. HE MAN won twice at
Tropical and he has a nice
chance of licking the top one.
IN QUESTION is as good as his
recent' victory.
Other Selections
Coniensus it Hialeah Park (Fast).
By the Associated Preen.
1—Bullpen. Akrontown, Plucky Ray.
3—Challante, Belmar Am, Pa
tricia A.
3— The Swallow, Dark Lad, Song
O’ War.
4— Blockader, Time Sheet, Unknown
5— First Piddle, Bold Question. Save*
6— City Talk, In Question. He Man
7— Gino Beau, British Warm, Ofl
8— Suertero. Colorado Ore, La Joya
Bast bet—Challante.
Hialeah (Fast).
By ih# Louisville Time*.
1— No selections.
2— Throttle Wide, Challante, My
3— Castine. Tee Midge, Pharien.
4— Time Sheet, Unknown Land.
5— Bold Question, Sergeant Bill,
6— City Talk, Jezebel II. He Man.
7— Gino Beau. Specify, Beamy.
8— Wise Hobby, Key Man, Dancing
Beat bet—Bold Question.
Fair Grounds (Fast).
By the Louisville T'lmes.
1— Valdina Advice, Sarong. Roman
2— Wise Dean, Punchdrunk, Pari
3— Black Orchid, Glen Valley, Star
4— Kilocycle, Pair Hero. Taj.
5— Linger On, Remarkable. Argella.
6— Two Ply, Papa Jack, Galley
7— Rough Going, Nopolosa Rojo,
8— Mi Jock, Onus. Spanish Party.
Best bet—Linger On.
Racing Results
Hialeah Park
By the Associated Press.
FIRST RACE—Purse. *1.200: claiming:
2-year-olds; nursery course.
All Good (Robertson) 4.80 8.80 2.50
My Zaca (Jamesi 8.10 2.80 |
Tower Captain (Wall) 4.80
Time. 0:34
Also ran—Zac's Gal. Uncle Billies. Air
Beauty. Meneither. Count Traumer, Bul
rushes. Top Reward. BUI'S Anne, f No
vember. f Budded.
I Field.
SECOND RACE—Purse, SI.200: claim
ing: 4-year-olds and upward: 7 furlongs
Coffeeman (Gilberti 16.10 12.00 fl.4(i !
Briar Sharp (Hialey) 35.40 21.20
Haut Mond^Meynelll 12.BO
Also ran—Here Again. Bufflehead Melody
Tone. Panther Creek. Moonllte Bobby. Star :
of Padula. Busy Man. Dudie. Unde Walter. I
(Dally Double paid 872.60.)
THIRD RACE—Purs*. 81.200: claiming; 1
4-year-olds and upward: 1% miles
Bright Gray (May) 7.10 4 30 3.70
Charming Herod (Hanford) 5 30 3 40
Tedder iRoberttton) 310
Tim*. 2:83 1-5.
Also ran—Batttla Won and Fancy Free.
FOURTH RACE—Purs*. *1,500; 8-year
olds: 1 mil* (chute). - „ ...
Automaton (May) 80.10 6.70 4 80
By Conscript (Robertson) 2 80 2.40
Loftsman (Emarearo) 2.80
Time. 1:38% _ _ . , ,
Also ran—Pit* •' Eight. Bertha I Olrl
and Gloucester.
Fair Grounds
FIRST RACE—Purse. *600: claiming.
4-year-olds and upward: 6 furlongs.
Dinner Jacket (Guerin) 6.40 2.80 2.60
R-versal (Frye) 25.20 M.oo
L dy Ballet (Blanco) 3.00
Also ran—First Family. Blue Star Hy
Sonny. Star of Dondra. Decode n*. Dutch
Dame and Cams Sortie.
SECOND RACE—Purse, *600. claiming;
4-year-olds and upward: 6 furlongs.
Wawmour (Martin) 44.40 27.80 10.80
Drawout (Guerin) 30.40 12.40
Baf Ca* (Barber) 3.40
Al*o*'ren—Tut Klee. Wild Pigeon. Brer
Hopeful, fikean Dho, Modulator. It * Pair
and Joe W.
(Daily Double paid *188 86.)
SPECIFY always has held his
own when matched with horses of
this caliber and he may be able
to score at the first Hialeah ask
ing. OFF SHORE is very con
sistent and he may be able to
threaten from the word go. GINO
BEAU won his recent try and he
could cause a lot of trouble here.
LA JOYA improved to win his
first local start and If the mare
will turn in the same sort of ef
fort tomorrow we should see her
repeating. WISE HOBBY has
been threatening in all of his re
cent tests and he could be hard
to handle. BLUMERE just gal
loped to win his last with ease.
Hialeah Park
By the Associated Press.
FIRST RACE—Purse. $1 200. maidens,
special weights; 2-year-o«U: nursery
a Regal Boy (no boy) - -11*
Forest Fire (James) _ 11*
i Glanceabout «Wall» _11*
River Wolf (Gilbert) __ __ 11*
Exemption ‘Arcaro* _ 11*
i b Flying John ‘no boy)_ _ 118
Bullpen i no boy) _ 11*
Akrontown ‘Caffarella)_ __ 11*
Good Get (no boy» __ __11*
! c Big Talk <8touti __ __ 11*
; b Plucky Ray • no boy) __ _ 118
i rhrbugh Train ‘Arcaro) _ _ 118
Mister Billy (no boy) _ __11*
BarC (Roberts) _ __ 11*
i a Bottle Imp 'no boy) _ _11*
I c Best Irish ‘Gilbert) _ 11*
Light Chafer (no boy)_ _ — 11*
Ballacon ' Keiper) - __ 11*
i a R. A. Firestone and L. Taliaferro en
I try.
I b Babylon and Bryson entry
cO. Phipps »nd Whe»tley Stable entry.
SECOND RACE—Purs.. <1 .'200: CUlm
; ing 4-year-olas and upward. 7 furlongs.
xMy Shadow «no boy)- 112
; Kenty Miss (Caffarella*- -112
xBelmar Arra «Mehrtens) -Jn2
I Chance Sord 'no boy)- — -- 118
j xChocolate Maid ‘Coule) - 10*
{ Rehearsal ‘no boy) - -- 112
i xPatricia A. 'Day* - JJ-j
I Jan One 'Nodarse) -1'**
xClassic Beauty <Hust)- — }JJ1
, Not Yet «no boy t - — - J 25
Donnagina 'Haskell* - - JjJJJ
' xThrottle Wide 'Coule) __ - -- }0<
xChallante 'no boy) -11
La Jaconde ‘no boy) - 11"
xWlnlette ‘no boy* -
xPaper Plate mo boy) - l"3
THIRD RACE—Purse $1200. allow
ances maidens; 8-year-olds, 64 lurlongs.
xlnscoson (no boy) - JIJ
Song o War ‘no boy) - 120
Meriy Medford ‘no boy)- Jto
a Castine ‘no boy) - 1~"
Maepal ‘no boy* - J-JJ
Anticlimax ‘no boy -
El Caballero «no boy) -if'J
The Swallow 'Robertson) -J *,•>
Bouncing 'McCreary) • I'-O
Bel] Bottom «no boy) -} } •>
<Tee Mid*. iBr.eni -l*,"
Tell Me More 'OilDert) —. 1."
a Phanen (Schmidt) - J*s
} Dark Lad 'no boy* -1-‘|
1 To Boot ‘no boy - J-”
Gunsite (no boy) ^ 1 -0
a Howe Stable and P. B Burch entry.
FOURTH RACE—Purs*, $1,300: claim
ing 4-year-olds and upward. J »*• miles
Relious «McCombs> 1J5
Count Maurice 'no boy) -
xUnfcnown Land (Coule) --
Oversight (Pollard’ - }}*
Blockader (no boy' - J]*
xTime Sheet (Mehrtens) — -115
FIFTH RACE—Purse. $1,400: handi
cap. 3-year-olds. H furlongs.
Grey Wing (no boy) ------—
First Fiddle iWalli -113
Ploriggn Beau (no boy)- - 1".
Mixer 'no boy) 1°.
Bold Question (Caffarella)- 119
Curious Roman (James!- 110
Putitthere (no boy' _1°7
Flying West ino boy)_ 19 1
1 xKokomo iWielander) _102
! Saves Nine ino boyi _—- 102
Eternal Peace lArcaro)_ 113
Home Wolf (Gilbert! .-.113
xNotes (Day) 102
Remembering mo boyi -107
Sergeant Bill (Atkinson) _ 110
Red Thorn (Eadsi -107
SIXTH RACE—Purse «1.400 allow
ances 4-year-olds and upward: m miles
Jexebel IT (McCreary).. 103
Choppy Sea (Stout) 10$
In Question (A Robertson)_ 112
xCity Talk 'Day' _ 191
xArestino (Mehrtena) .- 8a
xHe Man (no boyi _ 99
Yawl (no boy) - _108
SEVENTH RACE—Purse $1,300: claim
ing 4-year-olds and upward; 7 furlongs.
xBeamy (Day) 115
xOfl Shore (no boyi _114
Multitude (no boy) _112
Flying Torpedo iPeters)_115
Gino Beau (Pollard' _ 115
i xBrittsh Warm ino boy)_113
xPomiva (no boy _led
Yankee Party ino boy)_110
Specify (James' 110
j xSameron iBreen' __ 109
i xVictory Bound 'Brunelle) _ 10$
! Sun Gino (Robertson) . _114
| Votum mo boy' _ 114
Ma-mante 'McCreary) _ 19.5
xPrima Donna 'Day) _ 104
Curwen (Arcaroi _ 114
EIGHTH RACE—Purse. $1,200: claim
ing: 4-year-olds and upward: l'a miles on
'he turf.
Breeze (no boy) __ _ 11$
x a Trapeze Artist (Day) _ID*
1 Kmghtfors (Atkinson) __ 129
Wise Hobby (no boyi _129
xSuerlero ino boyi _ 117
1 x8peedy Joie (Dattllo) _19$
xLa Joya (Coulei _112
No Sir (no boy) 129
Dancing Light (Arcaro) _129
Zaltowna (Smtthi _113
xBluemere (no boy) _119
xHoucomonte (Coulei _ 115
a Key Man ino boyi _120
xColorado Ore (no boy)_-— 119
xFrench Trap (no boy) -_ 110
xTrimmed (no boyi 116
, a McLeod and Carroll entry
x Apprentice allowance claimed.
B) the Associated Press.
FIRST RACE—Purs*. #800: allowances:
3- year-olds: 6 furlong?
xSmart Move ins Sarong _11*
xAthens Maid_. 113 xParitetta _113
Valdina Bee 113 Silk Chance . 113
xFootnote 113 xRoman Tea 113
xbBarbara R 10* xFlapsie _113
Valdina Advice 113 xb Iva Mae l»*s
aHyead 113 aRoyal Roan _ 11*
bJ L Friedman entry.
a John L. Sullivan entry.
SECOND RACE—Purse. 8800: claiming:
4- year-olds and upward. 6 furlongs.
xNarghilfh 101 La Scala 108
Bchtve _ 111 Pari 8ucre 111
Michigan Blue 105 xWtse Dean 101
xSweet Story . 101 Guy Fawkes 113
xHadastar - 3 06 xLady Listo - 101
Punchdrunk _ 108
THIRD RACE—Purse- *800: maidens;
special weights; 2-year-olds; 2 furlongs
Buds Sparkle - 118 Black Orchid 118
xOlenoek .- 113 Glen Valley ._ 118
Grand Chicken. 118 Paddy Whack _ 118
Fair Georgia .- 118 Starkan -118
Baby Edith_115 Heltran _118
Sangevc _118 Straw Nest _118
Light Frost_118 Valdina Beam 118
Stormy Star 118 Blue Chimes -- 11*
Playtul Pal ... 118 Second Set 118
FOURTH RACE—Purse 8600: claiming:
4-year-olds and upward; 6 furlongs.
Mtsmark 110 xTa! . 101
Miss Tidy _ 108 xDavid B. Jr. 108
Hutoka _106 Fort A*nffln 113
Fair Hero _111 Jay D Bane .-111
Silver Wind 106 Kilocycle . 103
Rouslan _115 Valdina Rebel _ 113
FIFTH RACE—Purse. $600: claiming;
4-year-olds and upward 6 furlongs.
Prince Argo_115 xBlg Bubble _ 112
xLinger On .. 110 xArgtlla — 112
Malhigh - 113 xRemarkable 110
SIXTH RACE—Purse *600: claiming;
4-ye«r-olds and upward: miles
xTwo Ply 112 xReiah Co'ntesa 100
xWinaed Ph lah 107 xAlf G- - 107
Jacacarf _110 xMoutons Boy. 104
Papa Jack_J12 xOendarmg_105
Flying Aggie - 105 xDogrose-102
xMerry Saxon. 102 xLolaehen _100
Jimmy W_ 112 xHer Raich_107
xSam K. . - 107 xPalag Point.. 100
xGalley Sweep 107 Night Oell_100
8 EVE NTH RACE—Purae. *800 ; 4-ytar
olds and upward: 1H miles
Dorothy D. K. - 105 xAriel Rose_100
xRonnie __ 107 Rough Ooina - 110
(Sparrow Chirp. 100 xNopalota Rojo 114
Jacopobelle_107 Spanish Belle . 102
Oonvllle _ 112 Getabout _ . 107
Alpenglow _107 xKanalbret _ 102
Rarer Sharp __ tin a Sunny Rose lo7
Pompton _ . 110 xStalrs_ 104
a Waklta 107 Majestic .. 110
a Mrs. M. Miller and Mrs. M Reis entry.
EIGHTH (substitute! RACE—Purse.
S800; claiming; 4-year-olda and upward;
l‘« miles
Spanish Party _ 112 xByrdson _108
xPompllt _- 102 xSir Broadside _ 107
xLadislas -_1<>5 Doyle Lou . 107
xMi Jock _114 xArrow Traction 107
xOhus _.... 114 Peragra . 105
Very True_110 xUncle Peter_105
xLydla K. .... 102 xLegal Advice .114
xRed Idol-107 Dotwill -loj
Red Butt -- 110 xOlmpey ,-114
g Apprentice allowance claimed.

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