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Driver Arrested After Fatal Accident C&C Hires Sun Editor As Secretary CHARLES DUNCAN TO TAKE POSITION AFTER MAY 15 Civic and Commerce association members at a dinner meeting Tuesday evening voted unani mously to hire Charles Duncan of Redwood Falls as the first full time paid secretary of the organ ization. Mr. Dune i has resigned his position as managing editor of the Redwood County Sun, effective May 15. He had edited the pub lication since January 1938, com ing here from Alexandria where he was advertising manager for the Park Region Echo. A grad pate of the University of Minne sota journalism department, he also worked for a time on the Northfield News. M. L. Holmberg, president of the association, reported on the search for the man for the job as well as the drive for funds. Over $4,200 has been pledged for the C and C bud get for the year, he stated, and there are enough mem bers still to be seen to raise the figure to $5,000. Although the directors were authorized at the last general meeting to hire a secretary if the drive was successful, he said the group felt the entire membership should have a hand in the decision since Mr. Duncan is a local man. A dozen or 15 applications were received, Mr. Holmberg said, and the board interviewed four can didates. Two others were re quested to meet with the group but were not heard from again. The board, he said felt Mr. Dun can the outstanding candidate. L. R. Ewart commented favor ably on Mr. Duncan’s candidacy and members voted by secret ballot without further discussion. Most important other item of business was the announcement that the North Star Mutual In surance company picnic will be held .in Ramsey park June 19. Mr. Holmberg and Alden Sheffield, C and C treasurer, worked with A. E. Anderson of Cottonwood, secretary of the firm, in bringing the affair here. J. M. Stewart is local representative of the firm which was founded here. Senator Henrik Shipstead and Governor Harold E. sen will be speakers at the all day event which is expected to bring 2,000 people to the city. Another item concerning Ram sey park was the reading of a letter from Harold Lathrop, state park director, agreeing to confer with the new park committee of the organization on his next trip here. It was his suggestion that the group be called a committee rather than the “park board.” The suggestion was offered that the association’s committee on highway 71 be made a good roads committee and be authorized to act for the association in matters concerning the development of other highways. W. M. Smith and Clifford Janes, committee mem bers. were promptly voted the greater latitude. Several other matters were dis cussed but left for action either at a later meeting or by the dir ectors. Mr. Holmberg reported sev eral American Legion members have indicated the willingness of that organization to maintain the clubrooms at the present $7.50 annual fee to non-members of the Legion if the C and C decided to discontinue their maintenance. Directors will continue to dis courage solicitation in the busi ness district and will be fair but strict in the issuing of solicitors’ privilege cards, Mr. Holmberg stated. It was suggested that the con stitution and by-laws of the as sociation be revamped to provide for the paid secretary and pos sibly so that various groups of businesses will select their own representative on the board. Un der this plan the board would choose the president. INSURANCE FIRM MARKS 50 YEARS Celebrating its fiftieth anniver sary this year, the Farmers Mut ual Fife Insurance company of Redwood county is planning a festival at Lamberton June 1 in collaboration with the Lamberton Commercial club. Two baby beeves will be bar becued and Jay Gould’s free at tractions and rides have been en gaged. The insurance company will hold its annual meeting dur ing the celebration which is ex pected to attract a huge crowd. The date of the Redwood coun ty Farm Bureau picnic at which Senator Shipstead will speak is Thursday, June 27, William Poul sen, Bureau president, announced this week. The gathering will be held in Wabasso. THE REDWOOD GAZETT# Everything’s Changed But the Depot Stove Since W. S. Brammer Became Agent in ’97 A chapter of Redwood Falls history closed Wednesday when William S. Brammer, agent at the Chicago and North Western de pot here since 1897, voluntarily retired from active service. He hasn’t started his vacation yet, however, since a new man has not been assigned to the post.' “I think I’ll stay right here in Redwood Falls. I’m satisfied,” was his outline of future plans. He has been working at one place as long as any agent in the serv ice. • , Appearing happy at the pros pect cf leisure, Mr. Brammer re called great days when the sta tion was the center of city inter est, the source of its news, a vital part of its daily life. There were two trains a day and a passenger train on Sunday and an average of 40 persons rode in the two coaches daily before the advent of the automobile, he estimates. Those were the days of huge grain and livestock load ings—before the Marshall and Evan or Vesta lines were built. Special trains were run fairly often then—to New Ulm for a ball game, to Man kato for a school affair or to Sleepy Eye for a Billy Sun day meeting. Starting in Winona as a rail road clerk, Mr. Brammer was agent at Janesville, then replaced Lee Beecher as chief of the sta tion here. In the years that fol lowed, he has had opportunities for similar work in other—and larger—towns, but never accept ed the offers. Redwood Falls had plank side walks when he came here, he re calls, McKay and Race were run ning a grocery store; Fred Thompson was in the hardware business at the site of the Red wood Grocery and the two big department stores were Phil bricks and Francois and Schmahl. These have passed and the city has changed—but the same kind of rusty, soft-coal burning depot stove that was here when he ar rived still heats the station office. New Secretary CHARLES DUNCAN 200 AT CRUSADER PARENTS BANQUET J. O. CHRISIANSON IS SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CLEMENTS EVENT The second annual parents ban quet of the Clements Crusaders 4-H club drew 200 persons to the Clements hall Tuesday evening. Ingenuity of plans, carefully carried cut, made the event an outstanding success. A club project, “Com,” was the theme of this year’s dinner and program at which Crusaders’ par ents were honored. Tiny pieces of corn-cob formed the candle holders at each plate and there were little green tapers in them. In green and white, decorations included a latticed ceiling from which hung green balloons bear ing the white 4-H emblem. Mrs. J. L. Slaymaker headed the arrangement committee which planned an elaborate four-course dinner. Principal speaker at the affair was J. O. Christianson, head of the University of Minnesota’s agricultural department, who will address graduating seniors at Redwood Falls High school May 31. Rev. Gillin of Clements said the invocation; Wesley Slaymaker in troduced the toastmistress, Ethel Lindeman and Fay Jensen, Cru saders president expressed club members’ welcome to their moth ers and fathers. Mrs. William Berg responded. There were vocal solos by Pat ricia O’Callaghan and Hillis Slay maker and appreciative talks, “Our Moms” and “Our Dads,” were given by Ardis Hemming sen and Harold Ryan. W. S. Brammer has served Redwood Falls as station agent for 42 years, hut the desk at which he is shown winding up nearly a half-century of work, has been at the depot for almost 62 years. A notation written on the wood in the drawer shows that the desk which Mr. Brammer has always used was in the station in 1878, the year that the Sleepy Eye-Redwood Falls branch was con structed. W. C. Tyler, the city’s first station agent, worked at it. He had his office in a box car while the station was being erected. William Jennings Bryan stepped off the train at the station for a speech in Chat auqua, he recalls, and there was often some drama invol ved in the travels of passen gers over the 26 miles of the branch to and from Sleepy Eye, through Morgan and Gilfillan. Crowds gathered at the depot for news before the invention of the radio and special excitement reigned there when the telegraph tapped out election returns. Until about eight years ago, Mr. Brammer always had a helper. George Stegner of Tracy who is retiring this year after 23 years employment with the C and N W was one of them and there was Donald Comrey and Victor John 2,665 of County’s 3,331 Farms in AAA HOME FURNISHING ACHIEVEMENT DAY PROGRAM ENJOYED SECOND AFFAIR WILL BE HELD SATURDAY AT LAMBERTON The first of two Home Furnish-, ing Achievement days for Red wood county was held at the Red wood Falls Methodist church Wednesday night, with at least 200 persons enjoying the windup of the season’s activities in the home demonstration project. Mrs. Otto Flom of Delhi, chair man of the Redwood county home and community group, presided and Lenore Golden, county home demonstration agent who directs the projects, gave a summary of the work. The project for next year will be home management, Charlotte Kirchner, state home furnishing specialist, announced in an in spirational talk based on questions asked by the census taker. Each scene representing a les son in the project just closed, a play, “The Ideal Home,” was giv en by Belview group members. Mrs. George Kohls, Mrs. Albert Kohls, Lora Lou Kohls and Ruth Harang took part with Mrs. H. W. Waller of Redwood Falls substi tuting in the cast. Mrs. Will Smith was reader. In connection with the play, a group of Lamberton 4-H club girls trained by Mrs. Harvey Swennes presented a “color re vue,” presenting the colors of the spectrum against costumes of monotone grey in a series of for mations. Mrs. Nick Eidem was reader for the revue in which Frances Coul ter, Ruth Coulter, Betty Tassler, Helen Olson, Dorothy Arnold, Velma Butler, Cheryl Jaeckel, Ar von Skelton, Bonnie Skelton, Marylin Skelton, Elenor Sanger, Janet Howe, Mary Warren and Ila Tetrick appeared. Musical skits were given by Mrs. C. O. Valvorson and Mrs. Tennis Kresse both of Redwood Falls who also accompanied com munity singing led by Mrs. Hil mer Mattson of Vesta. After the program punch and wafers were served from a table, covered with a lace cloth and set off with a bouquet of yellow snapdragons and groups of yellow tapers. Mrs. W. R. Roberts. Mrs. E. E. Bliss and Mrs. R. V. Kinney served. A second Achievement day will be held at Lamberton Saturday. REDWOOD FALLS, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1940 son. Mr. Stegner is moving here in July. , Now 72 years old—two years past the official retirement age— Mr. Brammer has been in charge of the station alone, working with Fred Pfeiffer, telegraph operator. Among congratulatory mes sages reaching Mr. Brammer this week was a letter from M. J. Boyle, former superintendent of this division of the railroad for 35 years. The eldest superintendent of the company, now living at Ma son City, lowa, Mr. Boyle is re tiring now, too. “Congratulations on a long and successful career,” he said, “I hope you enjoy your coming vacation and I’m of the opinion you will.” NEARLY 84 PER CENT OF FARMLAND WILL BE IN PROGRAM Eighty per cent of Redwood county farms and 83.8 per cent of county farmland has been signed for participation in the 1940 soil conservation program. Both per centages are higher than last year, Fay Starr, county AAA committee chairman, said as he announced the figures at the close of the sign-up deadline day Wednesday. Of the county’s 3,331 farms, 2,665 are slated fcr planting un der the soil conservation pro gram, while only 666 farm owners or operators did not sign up. The last of the sign-up papers were sent to Washington, D. C. this morning and no more will be accepted. These 2,665 tracts will be meas ured for compliance this summer by 30 reporters who are: Allen D. Fredericksen of Brookville; Ralph CHECKS OVER $434,000 In the last few weeks, $434,380.54 in soil conserva tion checks have been receiv ed by Redwood county far mers, the AAA office said Wednesday night. Only about one-half dozen of the checks, representing final payment for compliance in 1939, are still expected. Flaig of Charlestown; John Mc- Corquodale of Delhi; Alton O. Faltinson of Gales; Robert Dan ielowski and Carl J. Brau of Granite Rock; Fred Scharfe and Walter Anderson of Johnsonville; Ray Roxberg of Kintire; Harvey W. Griese of Lamberton; Edwin D. Rogers of Morgan; Henry Luescher of New Avon; Vernon Storm of North Hero; Eld win J. Henderson of Paxton; D. M. Tiff any of Redwood Falls; Leonard M. Fuhr of Seaforth; Albert Fischer of Sherman; Andrew Farber of Springdale; Alois Li petzky of Sundown; Oscar Ander son of Swedes Forest; William Beijj of Three Lakes; Hjalmer L. Hogren of Underwood; Herman W. Bagdons of Vail; Emil J. Bou sl\ek and Raymond W. Eichten of Vesta; Michael R. Arnold and Leo Wagner of Waterbury; Herman H. Esser of Westline. J. M. Mahoney of Redwood Falls is supervisor of reporters. AT COMMANDERY MEETING Dr. J. W. Inglis, L. J. Kise, Os car Randgaard, J. L- Parsons, Dr. J. W. Anderson and R. F. Whit ing went to Minneapolis Tuesday, taking H. J. Robertson, Renville county clerk of court and George Strandness, also of Olivia, who received the Malta degree of the Commandery at Cascade Masonic temple. Republicans Will Convene Here Tuesday 40 CHOSEN IN CITY TO CAST 15 VOTES AT CONVENTION . Redw'ood Falls Republicans elected 40 persons to cast 15 vot es at the county convention of the U.O.P. at a caucus in the county cjbmmissioners room Wednesday night. I They will be official attendants ait the county conclave to be held Tuesday at the courthouse, begin ning at 2 p. m. Entitled to seven votes, on a IJasis of one delegate-at-large and ahe fer each hundred votes or fraction thereof cast for the Re publican gubernatorial candidate in 1938, first ward Republicans selected 24 persons to divide the votes between them. They are: Mrs. H. N. Nupson, Logan Fore man, A. R. A. Laudon, Mrs. J. F. Smudson, John Stoutland, Clif !rd Janes, Mrs. S. B. Due.a, Rf/. iller, R. F. Whiting, D. L. Crim ins, F. W. Stanton, Mrs. B .P. inn, E. A. Johnson, Roy Crooks, •ed Murset, Mrs. C. A. Fobes, L. Parsons, C. H. Burmeister, CSarence Thorson, Leßoy Flore, JN. Nelson, Mrs. Elmer Knud i. Mrs. W. R. Roberts and E. L. Ilea. ’The second ward’s 16 delegates Will have one-half vote each. Hiey are: A. C. Dolliff, George A- Barnes, L. O. Alexander, Dr. M. P. Feigal, W. A. Duea, J. Al bert Johnson, Frank Clague, W. S. Brammer, William R. Parker, Harlan Jaehning, C. A. Luscher, Mrs. J. J. Christensen, Mrs. A. D. Mcßae, Mrs. Barnes, Mrs. Feigal ajhd Mrs. H. E. Kickul. 118,000 DITCH JOB MBERWAI TODAY ONAWA, IOWA COMPANY GETS CONTRACT FOR COUNTY DITCH 12 An SIB,OOO contract for deepen ing, widening and bank leveling of Redwood county ditch 12, was let by the board of county com missioners to Nielsen Brothers of Onawa, lowa, Thursday. Approval of the contract by the Public Works administration was received Wednesday and work was scheduled to begin today. About 10 miles of open ditch is included in the project which runs through Kintire and Delhi townships in the vicinity of Bel view and Delhi villages, affecting 10.400 acres of watershed.* The Nielsens, Carl and Arthur, were low among four contractors submitting estimates. H. P. Lund and Sons of Thief River Falls asked $19,020; Megarry Brothers of St. Cloud bid $19,475 and the Theo. Jenson company, also of Steams county wanted $20,563.37 for the work. Work will begin when the Pub lic Works administration approves the contract. Funeral Today ForJ.P.Dunlap RESIDENT SINCE 1912 DIED MONDAY AFTER NOON; WAS 83 This afternoon funeral services for John Preston Dunlap, 83, were conducted at the Redwood Falls Methodist church by Rev. G. E. Martin of Worthington,, former pastor here. 11l for several months, he died at 7.45 p. m. Monday, leaving his wife and two children, a daugh ter, Mrs. Rayburn Burris of Red wood Falls and a son, Pearley Preston Dunlap of Hulbert, Mich igan, Tyho came here for the rites. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Myrta Ballinger of Akron, Ohio, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Zanesfield, Ohio was the place of his birth February 12, 1857. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. William Dunlap. He married Blanche Leymaster at Rushsylvania. Ohio, March 16. 1882 and farmed in Ohio until coming to Redwcod Falls in 1912. Mr. and Mrs. DunlaD celebrated their fiftv-eighth wedding anni versary this year. Mr. Dunlap belonged to the Friends church until he came to Redwood Falls when he joined the Methodist congregation. “Rock of Ages” and “Abide With Me” were sung at the rites by a quartet including Mildred Nafsinger. Mrs. R. V. Ochs, Hen ry Jaehning and Alden Sheffield. Mrs. Grace of Minne apolis began work Wednesday in the clothing department of the Louise shop. She is staying at the J. I. Swedberg home. Highway 71 Gets Attention This week’s call for bids on bituminous treat-' ment of another eight miles of highway 71 be tween Redwood Falls and Windom brings to four the number of construc tion projects to be car ried on along the 50 mile sector in the early sum mer. To be opened May 17, bids will be on stabilized aggregate base and bit uminous surface for eight miles from the junction of highway 47 north to ward Sanborn. Materials needed are 10,603 tons of gravel base, 37,697 tons of stabilized gravel base, 3,414 cubic yards of binder soil, 100,500 gal lons of bituminous ma terial and 4,714 tons of mineral aggregate. Bids will be opened tomorrow on the black tepping of the sector frem Redwood Falls to the junction with high way 14, including Mill street in Redwood Falls. Already let are two contracts, one for grading, the other for culverts, on the section from near Windom north to high way 47—the total cost to be $42,- 871. Meanwhile, in Kandiyohi coun ty, blacktopping of highway 71 from the south county line to nine miles north was let to N. W. Hodgman and Son of Fairmont for $60,089. With improvement of highway Wind Causes Heavy Property Damage May Tax Judgment Sale Slated May 13 The annual May tax judgment sale in Redwood county will be conducted by Auditor Ira R. Rogers at his office Monday, May 13, beginning at 10 a. m. Tax certificates on lands against which levies have been delinquent since 1938 will be sold. Usually no more than a half doz en are disposed of at the sales. Rites Held for John Ruder, 62 RESIDENT OF DELHI TOWNSHIP 40 YEARS DIED FRIDAY NIGHT John Ruder, a resident of Delhi township for nearly 40 years, died at his farm home there at 9:45 p. m. Friday after an illness of about eight months. During the last two weeks he was confined to bed. Interment was at the Catholic cemetery at Redwood Falls after a requiem mass conducted by Rev. Geoffrey O’Sullivan at St. Catherine’s church Monday morn ing. Six nephews, Leo Ruder of Worthington, Leonard, Bernard and Henry Amberg Jr. and Roy and Douglas Whittet, were pall bearers. Mr. Ruder, 62, was born July 24, 1877 at Mankato, the son of Andrew and Katherine Ruder. He spent his boyhood at Janesville, attended high school there and in 1901 moved with his mother and sister Anna to the Delhi township farm four miles northwest of Redwood Falls where he had since lived. His marriage to Louise Fox oc curred at Waseca. She survives, with their five children, Mrs. Ed gar Cole, Mrs. Melvin Riegel and Delores Ruder of Redwood Falls, Thomas and Marie Ruder, at home. He also leaves two sisters, Anna Ruder and Mrs. James Whittet and his twin brother, Jo seph Ruder, all of Redwood Falls. There are six grandchildren. Among out-of-town persons at the funeral were: Mrs. Ruder’s sister, Mrs. Edith Gahler of Wa seca and son, James Gahler of St. Paul; her brother-in-law and sis ter, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Con vey of Waldorf; her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Fox of Pemberton; Mr. Ruder’s cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Leich of Searles, Katherine Kunz of Searles, Henry and Jake Kunz of Madelia and Mr. and Mrs. Ruder of Worthington. SCHOOL ELECTION SLATED MAY 21 Filings for two positions on the Redwood Falls school board, to be filled at the annual election May 21, will close Friday, May 10 at 6 p. m. Terms of L. A. Cheney and Mrs. C. A., Lauterbach expire this year. This is the second year that in dependent districts have elected in May rather than July. Rural districts now elect in June. * i . 71 assured, interest of county good road enthusiasts is turning to highway 93, a short but heav ily traveled route. Last week’s lettings included a $115,759 un derpass, grading and paving pro ject in Sleepy Eye where high way 4, south of the junction with 93, crosses the C. and N. W. tracks. Megarry Brothers of St. Cloud got the job. INSURANCE ADJUSTERS GET MANY CLAIMS; FAIR HAS LOSSES Insurance adjusters worked fev erishly through Redwood county this week, viewing the wreckage of a high midnight gale which caused thousands of dollars in damage as it leveled small build ings, tore the sides from bigger structures and raised havoc with roofing Saturday night Strangely enough the loss of livestock was small. More than 100 wind claims poured into Redwood Falls insur ance offices, the time of most of the losses listed at between mid night and 1 a. m. when a blow which started Saturday morning and continued through Monday, reached its peak. Some estimated that the blast was between 45 and 50 miles an hour. The Redwood Falls fire.depart ment was called at 12:30 a. m. when neighbors saw sparks from burning electric-line insulation flying near the E. L. Gallea and W. R. Roberts homes on Minne sota street. A short circuit caused by wire rubbing together, the blaze would have done no harm as it burned away from the Mrs. A. Carity residence to which it was connected, according to J. L. Parsons of the Redwood Falls Light and Power company. The power company’s crew was out at midnight and worked sev eral hours removing fallen limbs from their lines all over the city. Light service in the neighborhood was disrupted for a time when a radio aerial at the Robert Hall re sidence fell across a wire. Service on the Redwood County Rural Telephone company’s lines was back to normal today after a four man crew worked from Sunday through Wednesday to replace about 100 poles blown down in Redwood, Yellow Medi cine and Brown counties. The storm had its freaks. Jim Bell's garage in Red wood Falls was lifted and de posited in his potato patch. The top of the corn crib at the Diedrich Kohloff farm at Vesta was hurled into the haymow of the barn, leaving a perfect imprint of its dim ensions. Signs from Russell’s Direct Service station on the south edge of Redwood Falls blew six blocks. A machine shed owned by John Rohlik of Seaforth was tossed into a grove but none of the implements in it were damaged. At the Walter Zemple farm near Morgan, a straw stack was blown against a fence with such force that the fence posts snapped. Around Redwood Ralls, Red wood county sustained a loss when slate shingles of the Red wood county home were ripped off and damage to the main ex hibit building on the Redwood county fairgrounds was estimated at SSOO. The south and east ends, of concrete, were blown out and a strip of the grandstand was re moved. The south hollow tile wall of the Coca-Cola plant under con struction in the vicinity of the (Continued on page 2) DEFECTIVE PAGE NUMBER 45 Olivia Man, 59, Dies After Headon Crash YOUNG FAMILY OF 4 INJURED; SI VERT KOLBERG ARRESTED A charge of manslaughter has been placed against Siv ert Kolberg, 47, on complaint of Redwood Falls state high way patrolmen who investi gated the accident in which Kolberg’s companion, Adolph Skucius, 59, of Olivia, receiv ed fatal injuries Sunday eve ning. Skucius sustained a deep gash just below the eyes when the hood of the Kolberg car plunged through the wind shield and struck him. His skull was severely fractured and he died Monday night at Rice Mem orial hospital, Willmar. Hearing Next Week Hearing on the manslaughter count will be held next week at Olivia. The accident occurred at 7:20, one-half mile east of Olivia on highway 212, according to the re port of patrolmen called to the scene after the tragedy. Ed Kadlec, 35, farmer living five miles northeast of Olivia, was driving west accompanied by Mrs. Kadlec, 31, .and their children, Janet, 4 and James, one-year-old. The Kadlec car and the ma chine in which the two men were traveling collided head-on. Baby Badly Hurt Suffering a skull fracture, the Kadlec baby is given only a 50-50 chance to live. Mrs. Kadlec re ceived an eye injury and body bruises; Mr. Kadlec sustained a chin laceration and bruises and Janet was cut and scratched. A laceration of Kolberg’s knee required 17 stitches and the mid dle finger of his right hand was nearly severed. State highway patrolmen ar rested Kolberg after the accideqt and lodged him in the Renville county jail, awaiting the outcome of Skucious’ injuries. If he had lived, Kolberg would have been charged with drunken driving, they said. Kolberg and Skucius had been working together on an elevator under construction at Bird Island. Kolberg’s home is at Pelican Rap ids, he is married and the father of two young boys. NAZIS COMMAND MOST OF NORWAY CHAMBERLAIN TELLS OF WITHDRAWALS AT ANDALSNES By the Associated Press Prime Minister Chamberlain today disclosed the withdrawal of British troops from the Andalsnes area, abandoning the attempt to take German held Trondheim from the south. He declared Brit ain would keep on fighting Ger many in Norway but refused to be trapped into letting down her guard in the Mediterranean. “We have no intention of allow ing Norway to become merely a sideshow,” Chamberlain told the house of commons, “But neither are we going to be trapped into such a dispersal of our forces as would leave us dangerously weak at the vital center.” He asserted that blows to the German fleet permitted “an im portant redistribution of the main allied fleet” and announced a British and a French fleet is in the eastern Mediterranean on the way to Alexandria, Egypt. Chamberlain’s announcement indicated the Allies were aban doning to Germany all of Norway south of a line running from Trondheim east to the Swedish frontier including nearly half the country’s total area, six-sevenths of the population and nearly all industrial centers. At Berlin, the German high command reported Nazi forces had a solid hold on all of south and central Norway after British forces “in headlong flight” had rushed to the sea to abandon An dalsnes on the Norwegian Atlan tic coast. MILK DUMPED Chicago (JP) Market bound milk was dumped in highway ditches today in the midst of a strike of dairy workers that has cut off the supply to most con sumers in the Chicago metropoli tan area. ASK REPEAL Washington—(A>)— Demands for complete repeal of the wage-hour act came from a national business group today during the final hours of prolonged house contro versy over extending the law's exceptions.