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tni Detroit nmt Monday, June 18, 194$ Strike Hits Chrysler Units [ Further Spread Due Monday, AFL Say* The AFL strike that stopped Construction of a ad* dition to the Podge truck plant will spread to other Chnsler Units Monday, it ««« revealed here today. Ed Thai, secret ary of the De troit Building Trades Council. AFL, announced the spread but declined to say how many Chrys ler units would be a tfoc ted. “There will be no cnastrnc tioa on any plant* where the AFL doe* not have contract* providing for AFL labor for construction and ln*taliation," Thai declared. The UAW-CIO struck back, however, when officers of Local 2, ordered 35 maintenance men out of the Murray Corp. phtnt yes terday afternoon. M VVe have no objection to AFL maintenance men working in the plant but they mu*t get a permit,** *ald John Flow era,” local president. BALK AT PERMITS I "Always In the |Mu»t, AFL men have come to our office, paid *1 each for permit* and we have gotten along nicely," aaid Flowers. “We asked these men to oome In and get their permits and they wouldn't do it, bo we ordered them out of the plant. They can come back and work any time If they take out their permit*. Othenvtee, they stay out.” Meanwhile, a str ik e of 229 workers at the Dodge main plant, which followed the transfer of three workers, continued today. "The three employe* had he*n working in the C hryvler tank plant and. due to cutback*. It wms neceeaary to transfer them back to their prewar jobs la the truck factory, ** a company spokesman said. BACK TO OLD JOBS •The union ha* a contract with the company whereby an employe'* seniority accumulate* while he ta off hi* old job doing wnr work. We had layoffs oom b* ao we merely transferred the men back to their old Jobe. The new job neceealtatee a cot it wages but they mu*t re a Use they can't earn as much on n civilian job aa they did in wnr work.** Union leaders aaid the men re ceived a cut of 15 cents on the hour. Headquarter* for MILLER’S -SST Dot. fIN Pimmtie SaMoth. Cnrvtd. f I.JS #|«* DiaiiSi Mar *« irsss Imports IlrUr, Carrad ... SS.as 2>— lmpMUt Briar, NaMU.... SS.SS #4SS lairaH*S Srtar, I>* Lu* . SS.SS |l4«, SM.SSS. «se. Individually Box*d Tanaat Mai f.a.b. N. V. C. PUERTO RICAR CIGARS S 'll* »«UI Sr *e«w ISr HUM S* «S IS* ISM IS* ItSM U MM S/SSa SS.ISM IM* IMM IMPORTED "WALLIES" Is Oaady Oraac* aad Lrawa Mall a, Filled Oaady KW and PipifwlrU. Su 14 fk|i. SS* Nd f4.k. Mew Orlraaa. Flac* order and Inquire about ■pacta 1 offer* under pour own brand*. T. MILLER & SON r— — aad Dtetrlbatan Stare ISSS SUwraadwar. K.T. S OBaatarey 7-SSSS 101-LO s SAILINGS DAILY My ft SH4«y4«W4tU J 4 *** l***» Arrin ..JT*! 1 - MnN »?* AJL ItU P.M. *2 «« Ml I M MI. *2 !5 mi 121* '*• *•*. p.«. fJi ll<» P.M. lIM A.K. Mw Prt» P»« MrtM Mooftoy H t oHrOmy, lidnlf* ***• tl« (tot ioel.) CkiM IN kMITt SI.M CHfift Ik tetwrOm y ktnmmtlfkt Ml f. M. IIJI •csc3SSEEKfiS2S2IJI?!T^ , "I * CA. UK) FOOT OF WOODWAAD Important Notice On Subscriptions For Servicemen In renewing overt*** subscrip tien* to The Detroit Time* for jour men in service, it will be necessary, effective July 1, un der post office regulations, to have another letter from him requesting that the Times be sent to him. It is therefore suggested such a letter be ob tained so there may be no in terruption in sending the Times to your serviceman. A letter of request also is re quired for new subscriptions. RATES: 3 MONTHS Stay 53.7 S DsHy Sufij 1.71 Sufif 1.9 S DETROIT TIMES ■fIATTL'EGVAPH 2 M1..2 0 14 6 8 10 B»tli»*r*ph by Detroit Tim*, tuff artUt. Jun* I*. 104 S The death throes on Okinawa: Where the decimated remnants ot Japan's Okinawa garrison are making their last fanatical stand. (UP reports hundreds of Jap soldier* shot down by their officers for surrender attempts). To day’s BATTLEOKAPH, a daily Detroit Times exclusive feature, is divided off into areas of four square miles. Officials in Dark On Steel Strike (Continued from Page One) caused n number of minor, sit down strikes. Company officials said the union s.o far has not fold them of any grievance. A company spokesman said that most of the workers evidently did not know what the strike was about when work was halted yes terday. “The strike apparently we* set for l p. in.,” he said, “but about 60 per rent of the work ers stood around until 2:30, de manding to know why they were striking.” SKELETON PICKET LINK The striker* have thrown a skeleton picket line around the plant, but maintenance men and furnace tenders have been per mitted to continue work. Internal dissension in .the union has been caused, it was reported, by publication of a statement by J. E. Fink,* vice president in charge of operations ot Great Lakes Steel. He was quoted as saying that 2,700 employes of the company would soon be returning from service and men more recently hired would have lesser seniority and would be let go. This statement was quoted from Fink’s letter to Rep. John Lesinski about the Negro housing project in Ecorse Township. Lesin ski read the letter to President Thuman in arguing against the project. Girl Scout* Plan Peace Program Detroit Girl Scouts from 60 southwest district troops will con duct a "peace" program at the Belle Isle Shell from 8:15 to 9:30 a. m. tomorrow. The 60 troops include nine all- Negro outfits, three of mixed Ne groes and whites and others representing 10 to 17 nationalities Tbs S6vu*Ot-'W&UiamA Co. soys: “SOI OUR EQUIPPED EXPERIMENTAL WATERFRONT CHEMICAL PLANT GLOUCESTER CITY, N. 1 • PORT OF PftLA. AUCTION At ami parch. •~sjsrrs£ # ' SAT. JUNE 23 • AW. V3l/000 SCL FT. ROOM AftftA MOSTLY IN ONC STORY BRICK BUILDING* • 33 ACRES • 7St FT. FRONT ON DELAWARE RIVER, PMtUL HARSOR • R. R. SIOfNOS • TANKS • EQUIPMENT • IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY Plant was bought, expanded and it operating as a test plant for manufacture of Titanium oxides. It has served its purpose AND FOR THAT REASON IS BEING OFFERED FOR SALE. Most of the equipment is not over five years old. Property represents an investment of several million dollars for plant, equipment, piling, bulk heads, etc. Large quantity of recoverable silver metal Send foe booklet to iC/fAIXi Viaphaft a ftft * aausO ft CHRYSLER BLDG. • N Y. C • Phone LEiington Belle Isle ‘Captured* (Continued from Page One) ashore and set up a curtain of small arms fire. Sgt. Petersen’s squad was on the right flank of the main ob jective, a mythical Japanese com mand post. Armed with a carbine and a handie-talkie radio, Peter sen inched forward with his men. “Don’t try to form lines, stag ger It, stagger It,” he barked tersely to the squad as land mines hurled dirt and debris down. FLAMETHROWER USED A voice crackled over the port able radio, scarcely audible above the din of machinegun Are and ex plosions: T have 10 more yards to move and then I'll be ready for the flamethrowers. Over.” Yhe sergeant, a veteran of com bat like the others, was advising the marine command post of his squad's position. As the men crawled forward, half buried in dirt, the huge amphibious flamethrower plunged through the water to shore and concentrated its stream of liquid fire at the enemy headquarters. The searing heat could be felt yards away. BEACH SECURED Marines with portable equip ment showered fire over two pill boxes as riflemen leaped barbed wire entanglements and secured the beachhead. A green star cluster signaled an end to the first public demon stration of leatherneck battle technique ever held. All who participated in the in vasion are combat veterans at tached to LST 512, the landing ship now on exhibition at the foot of Woodward. The demonstration will be re peated at 3 p. m. tomorrow and 9 p m. Wednesday. Meat Crisis More Acute A flat threat by war workers to strike unless they receive more food quickly today highlighted Detroit's growing food crisis. Other developments in the sit uation which city, state and fed eral officials are seeking to allevi ate included: I—-The OPA still reserved decision as to whether 1.500.000 Eounds of South American tur ey could be brought here. 2- The OPA was investigat ing reports that would-be po tato buyers in Western Market have to purchase lemons and onions before they are allowed potatoes. 3 Mayor Arthur Reaume In Windsor prepared for a meet ing with Dominion officials to determine whether Windsor has enough meat and poultry to share with Detroit. 4 State Agriculture Com missioner Charles Figy said De troit might get more hogs next week if prices could be made to encourage raisers to ship leir products to the Motor City. Harold Wood, president of UAW CIO Local 732, declared that war workers were completely dis gusted with the food situation. ‘NO FOOD, NO WORK* The workers assert they are not receiving enough nourishing food to maintain normal produc tion. The men particularly want meat. Their slogan, Wood said, is go ing to be, "no food, no work." Wood's views were supported by WPB labor representative Otto E. Kleinert who remarked: “I don't know whether we can keep the men on the job any longer.” The workers’ refusal to purchase bean, jelly and peanut sandwiches from caterers has forced the caterers to throw away thou sands of these sandwiches. PRICES DIFFER .2 CENT Efforts of Robert F. Vietig of 106 Tennyson to import 1,500,000 pounds of South American turkey from New York still were unsuc cessful The OPA said the status of the New York seller would have to be determined before it could be decided whether to relax whole sale price ceiling which cur rently block the importation at tempt. Vietig can’t take up his option on the poultry unless it can be sold In Detroit at the New York wholesale pound price of 47.8. The Detroit OPA wholesale ceil ing is 47.6. Whether Windsor’s "share the meat” gesture can be culminated will be determined at the meet ing Monday between Mayor Reaume and Dominion officials from Ottawa. They will decide whether Wind sor has enough meat and poultry to warrant relaxation of tne em bargo which now prohibits De troiters from purchasing those items across the river. Mayor Jeffries has called Reaume “the ace In the hole” to solve Detroit’s dilemma. OPA regional director Patrick V. McNamara meanwhile agreed to study Figy’s proposal that ceil ings be altered to encourage outstate farmers to route their pork into meat hungry Detroit. The price for farmers on hogs sold outside is $14.60 a hundred weight compared with $14.90 in Detroit. Tiie slight difference. Figy claims, is ridiculous and should be altered. I MURAL [RPEISE CAR BL A PLANNED BUDGET HEM The Harris After-Funeral Piyment Plan offer* an easy, dignified solution to what might otherwise be a distressing financial problem. Any one of the richly appointed, stately Harris Funerals can be paid for in convenient monthly payments which are adapted to the individual family budget. Exceptional value. Casket octagon ends, nicely covered and with attractive lining and handles, also more than ss - *l6B°' Cwtpltu ruml Yew Vonld Expect to Pay Much More for Either funeral r Other Funeralt SIOO to $2,000 a loth ora CenvarvaM a. I L I Ti nor nAr^d^Ar I »w riitiK i fTf"vr C—hnl WnS-CAN of CANEIEIA Columbia 1144 Tell How U-Boats Closed U. S. Ports WASHINGTON, June 18 (INS) —The navy department disclosed today that mine* planted by German submarines caused several Atlantic coaat porta of the United States, including New York City, to be closed to eea traffic for brief periods in 1942 and Slayer Happy at Verdict Camille J. Deweerdt, exonerated by a one-man, 11-woman jury on the murder of Henry Couvreur, was today, in company with his wife and two children, looking for another home to "start life anew.” After two hours and 20 minutes of deliberation yesterday, during which three ballots were cast, the jury returned with a verdict of not guilty. Couvreur was shot and killed last March after he had admittedly had a love affair with Dewerrdt’s wife. SPECTATORS CHEER Deweerdt, upon hearing the verdict, bolted from the prisoner’s box amid cheers from spectators who had jammed the court room of Recorder’s Judge Paul E. Krause. Smiling, he received con gratulations from the milling crowd. "The verdict proves that America Is the best country in the world,” he exclaimed. "I fought with the Belgian army in the last wsr te pre serve the ideals of democracy,” he said, "Just as 1 fought for the past eight years to save my home.” Mrs. Deweerdt, who nervously awaited the verdict in the court room her face flushed, eyes down cast, broke into tears of happi ness and rushed to meet her hus band. HOPES FOR BETTER LIFE "I am so happy, we are all going home together,” she said, turning to her son and daugh ter, “and, when we And another home, we hope to make a better Ufa” Mrs. Yvonne Couvreur, the widow, calm and composed, left the courtroom immediately. "1 feel the jury did their duty,” she said quietly, "hut I know Deweerdt killed my hus band. I saw It with my own eye*. My son (Kenneth. 12) Is without e father.” 1,000 Agents Hunt Chicago Tax Dodgers CHICAGO. June 16 (INS) The U. S. treasury department’s drive to track down and prosecute income tax dodgers swung into ac tion in the Chicago area today. Treasury officials began recruit ing 1,000 special agents and reve nue officers to seek out and prosecute individuals. Spike Nail Taken From Boy's Brain LONDON, June 16 (UP)—A Soviet embassy publication said today that a large nail which had pierced the skull and cerebrum of a 14-year-old boy to a depth of six inches was removed suc cessfully at a Moscow clinic. Beautiful half-couch casket, nchly covered and lined with basonet, appropriate handles, * nd ov,r ,o sonnoo important per sonal services— LIUU cw*Mi rw«ni f•* SM*-HA*M9 ms UK»OtMTt Aldington 3131 1943. This hitherto secret chapter of the battle of the Atlantic was re vealed as the navy announced that the U. S. Tenth Fleet, organized in 1943 to direct the fight against the U-boats, had been dissolved. In a report on the activities of German minelaying submarines in American waters, the navy said that five mines were swept from the entrance to New York Harbor during the period from Nov. 13 to 21. 1942, and that for the three day period. Nov. 13 to 15, the port of New York was bottled up, with no traffic moving in or out. The entrance to Chesapeake Bay was twice closed to traffic, the first time from June 16 to 17,1942, and again from Sept. 12 to 14, 1942. Other ports closed for short pe riods because of German mines were Jacksonville, Fla.; Charles ton, S. C., and Wilmington, Del. These closings all occurred in the fall of 1942, and Charleston was again closed for the same reason for two days in September, 1943. Banker Ordered v To Enter Jail LANSING, June 16—A bench warrant was to be issued today by Circuit Judge Leland W. Carr unless Francis P. Slattery, Grand Rapids bank executive, surren ders himself immediately to serve a 60 day sentence on a contempt of grand jury charge. The impending action followed the U. S. Supreme Court’s denial of Slattery’s appeal through which he sought to escape the Jail sentence imposed by Judge Carr last December. 2 Youths Beat, Rob Dentist Dr. Chester L. Forman, 60, re tired dentist and owner of the Forman Hotel. 17 Cottage Grove, Highland Park, today was in seri ous condition in Highland Park General Hospital after two youths robbed and beat him last night. The young assailants pounced upon Dr. Forman near his home at 150 Connecticut. Dr. Forman suffered a possible skull fracture and lacerations. The youths escaped with his billfold, containing a S3O check, but no cash, according to police. Seventy Years Ago - ON JUNE 17, 1875, just seventy years ago. Grandfather Fred Sanders established his first store in Detroit at 184 Woodward Avenue—now the corner of Woodward and Gratiot. This first Sanders store was founded upon the business principle that products of unusual quality—sold at reasonable prices-—must meet with success. The growth of this first small establishment to the present group of twenty-one stores serving all of Metropolitan Detroit has proved the soundness of Grandpa Sanders’ theory. During the intervening seventy years this pioneer Detroit com pany has been owned and operated, as it is today, eadusively by members of the Sanders family. It has been the constant endeavor of those to whom Grandpa Sanders left the conduct of the business, so maintain the policies which first brought the Sanders name recog muon for quality and value. CANDIIS • BAKED GOODS • ICE CREAMS • LUNCHEONS Trumgn to See Dewey . WASHINGTON, June 16 (UP) The White House announces that President Truman has arranged an appointment with Gov. Dewey of New York for Monday, June 25. The Detroit Times Km far more nationally famous features then say other Detroit newspaper ■\ ■ * yJF. J jz * Is A V AMI Am 1 * v :**,<■*> \ l .■Sxf IHh V 1 IfllMt,Vfc. ooio tAtft ot wHfff utei •« eeoof • so*t*srr iMfoirtts no nsw^^r A— >•** Fall Nearly Fatal To Window Washer A window washer was critleaßg) injured today in a fall from m fourth floor window at 40 Daven port. At Receiving Hospital he was identified aa Stray WOeon, 36, ot 116 Charlotte.