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Continued nth*r rooi and wtndi tod*-, and tn nt*ht. TPmpwtturwi t«dav Htgn+*‘ 5i *• 3 SO p m lrrr*m 45 »; 3 40 a m p*"" P»2?* »•«* murtgm Rgpgri. fan Dr.ai)« «b Pm *-< Closing N. Y. Markets—Salas, Poge 16 NIGHT FINAL v-45' Mean* Ataaclatarf Pratt 90th YEAR. No. 35,783. WASHINGTON. I). (.. MONDAY. APRIL 20. 1942—THIRTY-SIX PAGES. THREE CENTS. NAVY SEIZES 3 BREWSTER PLANE PLANTS 4 Corregidor Damaged by Heavy Blasting of Jap 9-Inch Guns _ a. U. S. Submarine Hits Undersea Craft of Enemy Manila Bay Fort Reports Casualties From Big Shells (Earlier Story on Page A -1.) •» 'h* Aaaoriatcd Pr***. Corregldor was bombarded heavily today by Japanese guns of J40-milimeter caliber—about : ••Inch—the War Department said in a communique late today, adding that “some casualties and gome damage resulted." The big guns picked up where, Japanese dive bombers left off. it having been reported earlier that the island fortress was being sub jected to steady thrusts from the air. The late communique said the hostile air attacks had decreased At the aame time, the Navy De- . partment told of a clash between an American and a Japanese submarine, > In which the enemy craft was sur prised in the Western Pacific and damaged by torpedo fire. The Amer ican undersea boat was commanded by Lt. Comdr. Elton W. Orenfell Radburn N. J., who was one of four submarine commanders awarded the Navy Cross today, Before attack ing the Japanese submarine. Comdr Orenfells craft sank a 5.000-ton enemy vessel The War Department communi que added that on the island of Fanay. in the Central Philippines, enemy troops made further landings on the southwest coast near San Joae. but in the northern pert of the Island near Lambanao the enemy was halted temporarily in sharp counterattacks by the Ameri can Filipino defenders. The War Department confirmed the shelling of the coastline of Curacao. In the Netherlands West Indies, by an enemy submarine yes terday. The communique said that a quickly extinguished brush fire was started but no damage was In flicted and the submarine disap peared after shore batteries opened fir*. House Group Increases Defense Highway Fund B* the Associated Press. Representative Mott. Republican of Oregon, announced today that the House Roads Committee had ap proved a bill to increase funds for access roads needed by war indus tries from $150,000,000 to $250,000 - 000. live measure amends the highway defense bill and Mr Mott said pro vided funds for those roads certified as immediately necessary by the War and Navy Departments. Two Germans Recaptured BOWMANVILLE Ontario. April $0 (4*t.—Two German officers who attempted to escape last night from a prison camp near here were rr rrptured before they were able to get outside wire barricades. Their eerape was first reported when they were absent at the nightly roll call. (Earlier Story on Page B-*.> St. Nazaire Toll Put at 500 LONDON April 20 .A' —Free French headquarters declared today that 500 Frenchmen were killed at Bt. Naraire during the recent British commando raid there and said it was possible the figure included some executions by the Germans as re prisals Late Races Earlier Result*. Rossven'v Other Selection* end Entries for To merron en peje !-X. 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B-lft Comic* B-14-15 Editorials A-I Editorial Article* A* Fmanee A-l* Lepal Notice* B-1S p»gf Lost Found. A-3 Obituary A-16 Radio B 14 Society B-3 Sports A-13-15 Where to Go A-* Woman's Page B-ie Complete Index on Page A-1 OUSTED—Lt Gen. Akira Muto has been removed as chief of the Japanese Bureau of Mili tary Affairs, the Tokio radio says, and replaced by Maj. Gen. Ken-ryo Sato, iStory on Page A-1.) Compromise Sought By G. 0. P. on War And Peace Stand Hot Willkie-Toft Clash Develops at Committee Meeting in Chicago i Earlier Storv on Page A-l.) Bv GOULD LINCOLN, Sur sun Correspondent CHICAGO. Anril 20—Strenu ous efforts were under way late today in the Resolutions Com mittee of the Republican Na tional Committee to work out a compromise resolution on the war and the course to be fol lowed by the United States after it ends. The forces supporting Wendell L. Wilikie and his resolution declaring for international co-operation after the close of the war to maintain peace- which has been interpreted by Mr Wilikie. himself, as a "re pudiation' of the policy of isola tionism—were demanding that the language prepared by Mr Willkie dealing with this phase be oarripri in the resolution ultimately reported to the national committee. Supporters of the position taken by Senators Taft of Ohio and Brooks of Illinois, who favor strong dec laration for the all-out prosecution 1 of the war. but who are against committing the country and the Re publican party to international co operation. in so many words, at this time were opposing that section of the resolution Floor Fight Threatened. Threats were made by Willkie sup •See REPUBLICANS. Page 2-X > Other League Games AMERICAN LEAGl'E. At Cleveland— St. Louis 101 10 — Cleveland 012 01 — - Batten#**—Ga)«h»u«e and Ferrell. A >m»th and De&auteU At Chicago— Detroit 000 000 ft — Chicago 200 000 1 — fDoertr*—Treui an# TVhhetU; Rime. and Treah Sew York-Philadelphia—Postponed. NATIONAL LEAGl'E. At New York— Philadelphia 002 400 0 — New York 000 300 0 — Batten**—Johnson and Warren McGee. Fait. Sunkel and Panning At Brooklyn— Boston 000 000 110— 2 7 0 Brookivn 203 020 20t — 0 112 blurin—E*rl». 'pihn T»«: and lomKardi Klntti Huh. and sullHan Darner At Pittsburgh— Chicago 020 000 iRO— R n 0 Pittsburgh 020 000 000— 2 7 3 Batterie*-M*et' McCallnuah and Fhe'p* Butcher and Lepei Only Games Scheduled i Today's Home Runs American League. Case. Washington 5th inning Conroy Boston. 4th inning Keltner. Cleveland 3d Inning Re pass, Washington, 9th Inning. National League. Camilli. Brooklyn. 1st inning V. Di Maggie. Pittsburgh. 2d inning Litwhiler. Philadelphia, 3d inning. Glossop Philadelphia 4th inning Maj. Gen. Ken-ryo Sato pictured when he was at tached as observer to the United States Army at Fort Sam Houston. San Antonio, Tex. —A. P. Wirephotos. ►-— | Nats Trim Red Sox, 10-4, in First Game Of Double-Header Case, Repass Homer In 15-Hit Attack; Wilson Yields Five By BURTON HAWKINS. S*«r Staff Correspondent. BOSTON, April 20.—Burly Jack Wilson, former Red Sox right hander, checked his former mates with five hits here today as the Nats blasted Joe Dobson and Mike Ryba for 15 hits to defeat Bosion. 10 to 4, In the first game of a double-header. George Case and Bob Repass each delivered their first home runs of the season. Case connecting off Dobson leading off in the fifth in ning and Repass hammered his in the ninth with Bobby Estalella on base Boston scored three runs in the third inning when Estalella threw wild past First Baseman Mickey Vernon into right field at a time when the bases were loaded The Red Sox got their other run in the fourth to take a 4-1 lead when Bill Conroy homered with none on Washington whittled that margin to 4-3 in the fifth and grasped a 6-4 lead in the sixth on doubles by Estalella and Repass, a walk to Jose Gomez and Stan Spence's sin gle. Wilson singled with the bases loaded in the seventh to score two more Washington runs. In winning his first game of the season. Wilson permitted only one hit in the final four innings. Every member of the Washington line-up figured in the 15-hit attack The first game was delayed more than an hour because of rain and the nightcap did not get under way until 5:30 o'clock. FIRST INNING. W' ASH ING TON —Case singled of! Tabor's glove and continued to sec ond on Tabors wild throw pa.-t Foxx. Case took third as Spence grounded to Foxx Vernon walked Campbell flied to Di Maggio in short center, the runners holding their 'See BASEBAIX. Page 2-X.) Box Score tFirst Game.) WASHINGTON A.B. R. H. O. A. E. Case, rf _ fi 2 2 5 0 0 Spence, cf _ 5 1 2 1 0 0 Vernon, lb.. 4 0 1)0 10 Campbell, rf_ 5 1 2 2 0 0 Earlv. c . 5 0 1 4 0 0 Estalella. 3b 3 3 3 0 2 1 Repass, ss 4 2 2 3 3 0 Comet. 2b ... 4 1 1 13 0 Wilson. • p _ 10 11 10 40 10 15 27 10 1 BOSTON. A.B. R H. O A. E. Di Mapg-io. rf 4 0 12 10 Pesky, ss .... 3 1 2 4 10 Williams. If 3 10 4 0 0 Koxx. lb 4 0 1 9 3 1 Tabor. 3b 3 0 0 3 2 1 Kox. rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 Newsome. 2b 4 0 0 2 3 0 Conroy, r 4 113 0 0 Dobson, p _1 1 0 0 10 Ryba. p 1 0 0 0 2 0 Lupien _ 1 0 0 0 0 0 31 4 5 27 13 2 Lupien hatted for R'ha in »th SCORE BY INNINGS. Washington 100 023 202—10 15 1 Boston 003 100 000— 4 5 2 Summary Rons hatted in—Early i?). Coiiro’. Case Repas* <3>. Spence <2> Wilson ft*. Two-base hits—Estalella «*!). Renats Home runt—Cnnroy. Cate Repast Malen base—F«i. ^aeriflces—Fetby. Wilson Double plays-Genet Repas* and Vernon: Newsome. Fesk* and Foil Di Maaff'o Fobs and Tabor Left on bases— WasRinfinn. P: Ration. « Rates on balls—OR Wilson. Si oR Dobson 21: oR Ryba 5. Struck oil—Ry Wilton 4; by Dobs#* I; b* Ryba. I Hits—OfT Dobson IP in • inninpsi »i Ryba S in 3 tnninrv Passed ball—Karly. Winning piicbpr—Wilson. Latin* piteber—Dobson —Mmn. iammerv Bammel *n* PtHTII Tim*—•:!*. Vichy-Nazi Tie Is Key to Peace, Laval Asserts Declaration of War Against Germany Was 'Crime/ Nation Told (Earlier Story on Page A-l.) E» thr AMociated Pre*». VICHY, Unoccupied France. April 20.—Pierre Laval, new pro Axis chief of the French govern ment, told the French people emphatically today that the 1939 declaration of war against Ger many was a ‘'crime” and that they had their choice now be tween rapprochement wtth Ger many or “seeing our civilization disappear." (Listeners in London reported Laval also said in his radio ad dress that Britain "after letting us down in the fight now is treat ing us as an enemy.” Vichy dis patches did not include this pas sage * Refejring to the Montolre meeting which he arranged between Adolf Hitler and the Prench chief of state. Marshal Petain, Laval de clared: "Since Montoire. since October. 1940. the war has been extended to all continents and has taken oo new significance. To the reasons which determined us to seek a policy of accord and reconciliation with Germany there have been added other reasons which are even more compelling." Assails Bolshevism. Addressing the French nation by radio. he said: The gigantic battles which Ger many is waging against. Bolshevism have not only extended the war. but have revealed its meaning. "Do you believe the Soviets, if they were winners, would halt at our frontier? "Would you agree that, with con sent given by England, they would impose upon us a regime which will involve mechanization of the wort era and annihilation of the elite? "Thus we have put before us this alternative: Either integrate our selves—with our honor and our vital Interests respected—in the new Eu rope which will rise tomorrow from the great epic which unfolds before our eyes, or resign ourselves to see ing our civilization disappear." • As recorded in London. Laval said. "My thoughts go especially to those among you who have suffered from attacks of a former ally, all the more fierce against (See LAVAU Page A-5.) Capital Loses Convention NEW YORK April 30 —'The National Society of Daughters of the American Colonists announced today that because of war emer gency conditions in Washington the annual assembly April 24 and 25. would be transferred to Philadelphia. Senate Delays Labor Action to Hear Roosevelt j Message to Congress And Fireside Chat Expected Monday (Earlier Story on Page A-l.) B* the Associated Pres* Informed that President Roose- j velt intends to outline general national policies for controlling the cost of living In a message to Congress and a subsequent radio talk Monday night, the Senate, today postponed until April 28 consideration of restric-, tive labor legislation. Senator Connally, Democrat, of Texas obtained unanimous consent for the delay after telling his col leagues that President Roosevelt personally had requested him not to press a motion to take up a bill authorizing the Government to take over strikebound war plants. "The President has authorized me to sav that he made this request and that he expects to send a mes sage to the Congress relating to the establishment of a general na tional policy regarding the cost of living and all factors relating there to. including labor," Senator Con nally said. Message Will Generalize. The President's message is ex pected to deal in general terms with methods of controlling the rising cost of living Some Congress mem bers said they doubted that specific legislative proposals would be ad vanced at this time, however. Under the agreement reached by the Senate. Senator Connally would be privileged to call up on April 28 a motion to take up his bill, to which advocates of restrictive legis lation have said they Intended to offer amendments suspending the 40-hour week, freezing open and closed shops and limiting union initiation fees. Before the agreement was reached Senator Austin, Republican, of Ver mont asked Senator Connally if he had considered the possible effect on the conduct of the war. declaring that “Congress is entitled to know why, after weeks of delay which seemed to some of us to be un necessary, we are now asked to slow down in this important effort." Senator Connally replied that he had not changed his attitude toward the need for legislation, but that the President felt he might make a contribution to the war effort rather j than delay it by giving a report on the whole subject before Congress acted. Connally Cites Veto Possibility. If Congress were to rush a meas ure through despite the President's request. Senator Connally said, it might be vetoed. Senator Vandenberg, Republican, of Michigan, declaring that the Na 1 See LABOR. Page 2-X > Late News Bulletins Better Ship Pooling Planned Harry Hopkins, the President’s principal war supplies advisor, disclosed at the White House today that the United Nations planned an improved system of pooling their ships in order to get more efficiency out of wartime trans-oceanic supply routes. Mr. Hopkins, just back from 12 days in London, said this was one of the matters he was taking up with Presi dent Roosevelt. R. A. F. Resumes Sweeps Over France FOLKESTONE. England —R. A. F. fighter squadrons resumed patrol sweeps over Northern France late today as a stiff breeze swept fog from the Straits of Dover. Two groups of planes were seen heading toward Calais and Boulogne through the lingering haze Red Northern Fleet Battles Germans i MOSCOW >&<.—The Germans have launched heavy at tacks against units of the northern fleet, but have been re pulsed with destruction of 15 Nazi planes, the Moscow radio reported tonight. Many additional German planes were damaged, while the defending Russian fighters suffered no losses, the radio said. 'Location and time of the battle were not given » Detroiter Helped Nazi Flyer Escape, Says F B I. DETROIT —Escape of a German Army combat pilot from an officers’ concentration camp in Canada was made possible through co-operation of Max Stephan, German born proprietor of a Detroit restaurant, the F. B I. revealed today. Stephan, a naturalized American citizen, admitted giving the German flyer food and money and arranging his transportation out of Detroit Sunday morning. John S Bugas. Detroit FBI. chief, declared The flyer was Peter Krug. 21-vear-old lieutenant in the German Air Force. Poughkeepsie Loses Regatta POUGHKEEPSIE. N Y 'The Intercollegiate Rowing Association's regatta will not be held here on the Hudson River this year, according to word received today by Stewart Kimlin, chairman of the local Entertainment Committee, from Asa Bushnell. secretary of the association. Mr. Bushnell said the Board of Stewards hoped to name a new site within a few days. Several sites are under consideration, but the favored one was believed to be Onondaga Lake, Syracuse, w'ith the distance of the varsity race reduced from four to three miles. G. W. Nine Beats Virginia, 6-5 George Washington University's baseball team defeated Virginia this afternoon at Griffith Stadium. 6-5 Billy Rob ertson. ex-catcher, making his first start on the mound for George Washington, held the Cavaliers to aix hits. SATISFIED WITH WAR EFFORT—Secretary of State Cordell Hull, back at his post after a two-month Southern vacation ad vocated by his physician, is shown as he entered the White House today for a talk with President Roosevelt. In a statement earlier in the day he expressed satisfaction with the war effort. (Story on Page 2-X> —A. P. Photo. Hospital Treatment For Civilian Defense Workers Is Asked Randolph Bill Seeks $100,000 for Injured Volunteers Here Free hospitalization and med ical services for District volun teer civilian defense workers in jured in line of duty would be provided under a bill introduced today by Chairman Randolph of the House District Committee. He asked that $100,000 be ear marked for such purpose. In requesting congressional sanc tion for the District Commission ers' assumption of legal responsi bility for injured O. C D. workers. Mr. Randolph s bill does not include compensation for those injured, nor does it make provision for deaths to volunteer workers growing out of bombing raids or other war ex igencies. Death claims would have to be a matter of speeial legisla tion. it was indicated by Corpora tion Counsel Richmond B Keech. who drew the bill at Mr. Randolph's request. Right to Requisition. The Randolph bill also gives the Commissioners authority to requisi- , tion any private property for de- ! fense purposes and make reason able compensation for use of same The bill also empowers the District to accept funds and gifts from the United States Government, such as gas masks, helmets and other de fense equipment. The bill is a new blackout meas ure. permitting the Commissioners to borrow an additional $600,000 from the United States, making a total of 1.600.000 Of the additional $600,000. the sum of $100,000 would be set aside to pay for injuries growing out of defense activities. It would permit the Commissioners to utilize the personnel and facili ties of the local government in ren 'See HOSPITALIZATION Pg 2-X i ' Two Firms Accused Of Pads Restricting Plane Glass Output Philadelphia Company Named With Du Pont By Justice Official By the Associated Press. A Justice Department official today accused two American firms of participating with Ger man and English firms in an in ternational cartel which, he said, had resulted in rigid restrictions on production of a plastic glass widely used in military aircraft. Walter R. Hutchinson, special as sistant to the Attorney General, named the companies at a Senate Patent Committee hearing as Rohm A Haas Co. Inc., of Philadelphia; Rolun & Haas. A. G.. of Darstadt, Germany; I. G. Farbenindustrie of Germany, Imperial Chemical Indus tries, Ltd . of London, and E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. These firms, he testified, made inter-related agreements prior to the war covering methyl-methacry late. a glass substitute used for cock pit inclosures; transparent bomber noses, gun turrets, landing light covers and windshields on military aircraft. Series of Agreements. "Through a series of bipartite agreements executed at different times," Mr, Hutchinson said, “there was constructed an international cartel covering products of the acry lic field, the principal thread run ning through these agreements be ing the conspiracy pertaining to cast sheets of methyl methacrylate. "The investigation iby the Jus tice Department! developed the fact that though some of the conspira tors never had direct dealings with one another, an over-all division of territories was worked out, whereby Philadelphia 'Rohm and Haas) kept out of the world markets and Du Pont remained out of the British empire except when given permis ' See PATENTS, Page 2-X ’ MacLeish Urges A. P. Editors To Oppose Nazi Peace Move i Earlier Story on Page A-3.) B> the Associated Press. NEW YORK April 20—An Axis peace offensive is due to be launched this summer, Archibald MacLeish. director of the Office of Pacts and Figures, told more than 600 pub lishers and editors at the annual luncheon of Associated Press mem bers today. Mr MacLeL?h. who is also libra rian of Congress, emphasized that one of the principal weapons vital to the defeat of this forthcoming offensive of the Axis was the one that journalists were trained to use—ideas and words "You have realized for a long time and for a longer time than most of us—that an Axis peace offen sive is in the cards for next sum mer." he told the editors. A ‘peace offensive is an offensive in political warfare and political warfare is warfare fought with the weapons journalists and publishers are trained to use—the weapons of ideas and words It can be met and turned only by employment—by the most skillful and effective employ ment—of these same weapons. And it Is the press, in a country which puts its reliance on a free and in dependent press, which has that skill and can employ it.” Mr. MacLeish asked the editors to warn the public against this new offensive of "devices of psychological attack” as compared to attacks by dive-bomber and other such me chanical onslaughts. "Bombers flying at Impossible speeds and unattainable heights are accepted without question and ob served without astonishment.” he said. "But the devices of psycholog ~ Se^A P EDITORS Page A-5) Action Follows Charge Against Management President's Order Kept Secret Until Factories Are Taken Bv BLAIR BOLLF.S. The Navy, at President Roose velt's direction, this afternoon took possession of the thre# plants of the Brewster Aeronau tical Corp. at Long Island City, N. Y.; Newark, N. J.. and Johns ville, Pa., because of “dissatisfac tion with the management,” and prepared to operate them until the President “determines tha plants * • • will be privately op erated In a manner consistent with the war effort." The Navy took possession of the plants at 2:22 p m, the White House announced. The company has large contracts for training planes. The Navy Department said they also turned out combat types. Navy Iaeues Statement. The Navy later issued an an nouncement asserting that the “ex isting private control" of the corpo ration “has not proved adequate, under the circumstances confront ing it,” to effectively operate the plants and assure essential deliv eries Brewster plane* are used by the British as well as the American Air Force. The action followed by a few dayi a complaint presented to the Presi dent by R. J. Thomas, president of the United Automobile Workers of America, that there was a slow down situation at these plants and that the management was made up for the most part of aliens. Mr. Thomas told reporters at the White House Thursday that he was asking the Federal Bureau of In vestigation and the Navy Depart ment to investigate the situation at | the Brewster factories. Order Secret Two Day*. Mr. Roosevelt directed the step pursuant to hts powers as Presi dent and a* Commander In Chief of the Army and Navy, In an executive order dated April 18. two days ago. The order was kept a secret until the moment when me Navy took possession of the plants. The President previously has or dered the same steps taken with regard to four industrial organiza tions—the Toledo. Peoria 8c West ern Railroad: the Federal Shipbuild ing A Drydock Corp, the North American Aircraft Co. and the Air Associates. These organizations were taken over because of labor troubles. ‘ It Is deemed essential.” the order said of the Brewster factories, “that such plants be taken over for use or operation by the United States of America in order that they be effectively operated.” The first paragraph of the order said: “Brewster Aeronautical Corp. has entered into contracts for the con struction and manufacture of essen tial war materials and such war materials have been in the course of manufacture at the plant* of »aid company.” Officials here said that the Brews ter Corp. has been falling far be hind in deliveries of planes to the Government. No Labor Problem Involved. Capt George C. Westerve’t, U. S N. retired, assumed control of the plants when the Navy took over. Government officials here empha sized that there was no labor prob lem Involved In the Government's assumption of control. The executive order directed the Secretary of the Navy to employ a competent civilian adviser on in dustrial relations” for Brewster and | it was said that Capt. Westervelt would pick this man The executive order added: “The Secretary of the Navy shall employ such employes. Including a competent civilian advisor on Indus trial relations, as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this or ! der. and. In furtherance of the pur poses of this order, the Secretary of the Navy may exercise any existing < See BREWSTER,' Page" 2-X.) Forty-Foot Fall From Tank To Sidewalk Kills Worker A 20-year-old workman was killed instantly today In a headlong plunge to the sidewalk from the top of a 40-foot tank at the McMillan Res ervoir, First and Douglas streets NW, The youth. William Kendrick of 4421 Ord street »N.E . was engaged | in filling the tank with lime—used ; to filter drinking water. Witnesses told police the worker was standing on top of the tower when a guy rope with which the lime was being lifted from the ground on a jib lift, snapped, knocking him from his perch. Police were told the youth s ' fall was momentarily cnecked when I he clutched desperately at a ladder, but another lurch of the rope hurled him to his death. Markets at a Glance NEW YORK April 30 iA*'.— Stocks irregular; price changes narrow Bonds uneven; some rails advance Cotton quiet; hedge selling. May liquidation. CHICAGO: Wheat shade low er, early 1-cent loss mostly re gained. Com about steady, good feeding demand Hogs 10-15 lower: top. $14.10: larger supply. Cottle—Steera 10-15 higher; small run, good beef demand.