The Bessemer Herald from Bessemer, Michigan on October 24, 1941 · Page 3
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The Bessemer Herald from Bessemer, Michigan · Page 3

Bessemer, Michigan
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Friday, October 24, 1941
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^Friday, October 24, 1941 The H*iald, Bessemer, Michigan "Q Three THIS WEEK IN DEFENSE Office of Government Reports The Navy announced the destroyer Kearney was torpedoed while on patrol duty near Iceland. The boat was able to proceed under its. own power and no casualties were reported. The President told his press conference the vessel was clearly within American defensive waters when at tacked. . Arming of Ships The House passed a bill modifying the Neutrality Act to permit arming of merchant ships. Navy Secretary Knox told his press conference the Navy is ready to put guns aboard American merchant ships as soon as Congress authorizes the action. He said there are sufficient guns for al merchantmen although not all can be POPEYE. THE RECRUITING OFFICER, HANDS OUT A ROUGH IDEA! -AMi BESIDES VA KIN JJEARM ANW ONE OF FORTV ODD SKILLED TRADES IM UNCLE SAM'S NAVW / VOUCAKIEARM Bid PAY \JJHGM VOU -AW SA GET FREE MED4KAL DENTAL CARE Bsl TH 1 NAAJ i!! -AM' TH' SUUeU. FOOD FH.I.FO WIT' VITAMINKS MAKES MUSKLES 5 '-EjacusBwe. ME ANTE) DO Y«H It* §reat · a Navy Everyone looks bigger, handsomer, in that uniform Unde Sam's Navy gives you. And that's only a start. Uncle Sam takes great core of his sailors. Fre« meals- Free board. Free travel. free medical and dental care. Free training m ony one of fifty-odd skilled trades. And the Navy pays you good money while you learn. What an opportunity I tf you are 17 or aver, get a free copy of the illustrated booklet. "Life in the U- S. Navy", from the Navy Editor of this newspaper. ·SERVE »*OUR COUMTRV! BUILD HOUR FUTURE ! GET IN THE KiAW rieulture Department announced national prospects tor all crops im-1 proved about two percent during| September, indicating one of the larg-j used against both airplanes and sub- est total tarm y i e \^ s O n record. The i marines. He said arming merchant ships \vil! slow down submarines and impair then- markmanshlp because they will have to stay below the surface and use their limited supply of torpedoes instead oE attacking with shpllfire. Lend-Least Aid Navy Secretary Knox announced two average submarines are being transferred to Britain under the lend- lease program The President announced lend-lease transfers during September veached a record $155,000,000 iu cqimnent and services--about three times the monthly average of the past six months, said aid is going to Britain; China, South America, and the refugee Polish and Norwegian governments. Russia, he said, is paying in gold Department said farmers do not need priority orders to purchase farm ma-| chinery except special classes, be-1 cause ratings are assigned .to manu-j facturers and ·warehousemen who! supply farmers. I Prices j The Bureau of Labor Statistics in-' dex of 900 -wholesale prices remained unchanged during the week ended October 11 although in the past year^ average wholesale prices have risen; 17.3 percent and are the highest since early 1930. Price Administra-l tor Henderson notified tire manufac-j turers he "would not object" to ad-| The President j vances iu consumer list prices on j - - -- · t j,. e alu j tubes to not more than nine! percent above June 16 levels. He also announced an investigation of crude oil prices because of suggested and strategic materials for supplies; price increases, sent to thai country. i Priorities The President reported only a per- J Priorities Director Nelson extended ceiu o£ the original $7,000,000,000 fof i priority asistance to virtually all in- lend-lease remains unused. The11 dustrial plants needing maintenance- House voted $5,711,000,000 for further i an ,j repa ir parts. The order was in; lend-leasc activities. line with SPAB policy of keeping all Production j industrial machines in good running | Price Administrator Henderson, I order. Mr. Nelson suspended until j speaking in Detroit, said although the j March 31, 1942, the aluminum opera- \ TJ. S. is producing 35 percent more [ tions of the Central Pattern and. than ever before--45 percent more'Foundry Co., Chicago, .because it al-; than in 1929--only 12 to 14 of national income is going tense. He said America is giving only one hour of eight for defense work. Although OPM schedules show this will be increased to two 01.f 1 of eight hours by next June, he said. Hitler is using five oE every, eight hours for German war efforts. percent | legedly diverted aluminum to non-de-i into de- fense uses such as the manufacture of slot machines. Mr. Nelson also imposed rigid controls on certain, chemicals, including some used for dry cleaning. Ships and Oil The Maritime Comission awarded i contracts for construction of 49 tank-' OPM Research Chief Stacy May,' e rs which it said will be part of the speaking in New York, reported largest nud most modern tanker fleet, spending for defense iu September. j n the world. Including those build-] rose to approximately $1,347,000,000-- jng or ordered by the Commission and j $203.000,000 higher than August. He; private interests, 208 new tankers o f , said Hitler could be beaten if the i 2,1!)6,300 gross tons will be finished j U. S. shifted 50 percent of its produc-1 by the end of 1943, bringing the total live capacity to armanents and aug- i available to 56S. The Commission | gested a $50.000.000,000--a year de-i imported launching this .week of two' fense program. . j or more of these tankers and also j The War Department announced · adopted a program calling for cons-1 medium tank production almost dou- \ truction of 15 reinforced concrete j bled in September as compared with ]|hurges suitable for carrying oil. | August, and light tank production j Pan-Aberican Relations showed a 'good gain." Congress 1 Secretary of State Hull issued a! passed legislation authorizing a ?!,-' statement "that the U. S. has had no i 500,000,000 increase in RFC borrow 1 connection, direct or indirect, with | ing and lending power to be used par-, the recent Government changes" in j tialty to expand steel producing fac-1 Panama. The U . S . and Argentina ilities by 10.000,000 tons at a cost of i signed their first trade treaty since 51,000,000,000. OPM ordered auto 1853. The Army seized IS planes i production for January, 1942, cut "at i bound for Peru from Canada because j least" 51 percent below last January i of "the increasing critical situation . | levels. I . . .and) needs of national defense.", The Navy instructed its officers to.] Army · I impress on companies behind sched- j "War Secretary Stimson announced j u!e on ordnance contracts the neces- j the Army has adopted a new semi-au- sky of speeding deliveries even if it j tomatic carbine to replace the present means working three shifts, seven! .45 calibre pistol. The new weapon days n week until cuaght up. The j will allow 33 percent additional fire-1 Department asked manufacturers who power. Mr Stimson also announced! can increase production by revising j 2,000 junior officers of the National j their contracts to start new negoti- Guard will be transferred to the Air i ations at once. Force for ground duty to free flying' Subcontracting j officers for air duty. The Army an- The OPM Contract Distribution [ nounced formation of four new Coast Division announced large defense or-j Artillery Barrage Balloon Battalions ders will be withheld from firms re-| each with 1,257 men. fusing to farm out a sizable part of the work. The announcement said paziliqoiu aq snui ssautsn.-) ijums quickly because more than 6 percent of all industrial workers are employed by firms having less than 500 workers each. The War Department reported a 105 mm. howitzer was successfully built from parts made by a refrigerator firm, an oil-well supplies manufacturer and a railroad car builder none of whose employes had prior cannon producing experience. The Navy reported as an example of its subcontracting policy that 75 small shops In Heikkinen, Wilho Holland, Jack Jasper, Jack Olson, Clyde Passict, Leonard Pertile, Albin Schmidt, Larry Youngquist, Kenneth Girls- Allice, Rose Anderson, Verna Blaha, Shirley Chiapuzio. Betty Chriateuson, Anne Chouinard, Jean Dahlgren, Lois Drogule, Florence Erickson, Evelyn Hanson, Fay Hendrickson, Eleanore Johnson, Bernice Kalusha, Margaret Koski, Margaret Koski, Serafeen Kubiak, Blanche LaVave, Olive Lautta, Elaine Luxmore, Nadine Maki, Ellie Massa, Louise Mattson, Jean Menghini, Lucille Ross, Elaine Skagen, Marion Sundquist, Carol Turkal, Katherine CLASS B Boys- Ahola, Albert Duda, Joseph Fauhl, Stuart Korich. Jack Lind, John Marmetti.Edward Strelcheck, Donald Velin, William Girls- Brockbank,Gladys Chaich, Mary Aun Eliason, Elaine Foltz, Eunice Grabowski, Irene Hansen, Jean Hendrickson. June Holmquist, Ruth Isvorski, Frances Johnson, Loretta Kallander, Katherine Kalusha, Elizabeth Kurttis, Marion McKie, Janice Makela. Ellen Maki, Julia Maki. Ruth Mark, Sylvia Menara, Virginia Miller, Shirley Morstead, Dorothy Mullen, Eileen LIST STUDENTS ON HONOR ROLL 17 BOYS, 27 GIRLS EARN CLASS A RATINGS AT HIGH SCHOOL Boys- ' ' *i The honor roll for the A. D. Johnston High School has been announced to make tasks easier? of the school year. On the Class A honor roll are: Anderson, Edward Brown. Jack Crawford, John Dahl, Arthur Dahl, August Duray, Frederick Erickson, LeRoy Haanpaa, Ulijas Heikkinen, Edwin New York State are working on parts i this week following the first period for naval gun mounts. Priority Unemployment The Federal Security Agency asked al! employes who anticipate layoffs due to shortages to report their problems at once to the nearest State Employment Office--the first step in obtaining Government action to give plants defense orders. The Agency said State Employment officers have already surveyed 200 plants threatened with shortages and made reports -which may result in placing of defense orders to prevent unemployment. Agriculture 5 The Agriculture Department reported the farm labor supply at 64 percent ot normal and 25 percent below last year, and said farmers have been able to keep their hired men from taking industrial jobs only by sharp- Iv increasing wage rates. The Ag- --FOR SALE-PEROTTI HOTEL Includes Bar Inquire At Hotel JSellar St. -- Bessemer »H it co* to «c · Silvered Bowl bolb in · modem tow-tort ceiling fixtac*... ·nd * 100-vwtt bulb in · pfe-*p limp era Ui« rink. Try it fo. lighter woifc and brighter tpirifa. SEE THE NEW LAMPS AT YOUR LOCAL DEALER Olson, Janet Fellow, Marjorie Provoncher. Marceline Rothlesberger, EBeea Serbin, Katherine Solberg, Shirley Sbmmers, Violet Swanson, Dolores Trappa, Katherine Vogeter, Geraldine Walz. Ruth \Vesteen, Marjoxie CLASS C Boys- Ahola. Arthur Allen. landy Bjorfc. Arrid Chiapuzio, Jack Chiapuzio, Robert Doane, Elliott Giachino. Theodore Hocking, Robert Isdefcoki, Robert Jacobson, Robert Jacobson, Wilbert Kallio, Howard Kerecman. John Kosmicki, Robert Nystrom.. Robert Passlnt. Adolph. Peterson. Howard Ravanelli. Mario \Veb«s-, James Wigman, Lloyd Girls- Anderson. Grace Babich. Julia Broemer. Shirley Corullo, Marr Cravstord. Maiine Crenua, LaVerce Dianich, Mary Foils, Bonita Giuliani, Dorothy Gossea. ilasine Jacobson. Gloria. Jacooson, Muriel Julieu. Eleanore Korpi. Elsie Jurasiu. Frances Kansas, YiTiemie- Koski. Taimi Kosmicki. Rita Kubiak, Alice Kyrolo. Ruth Lanus, Rath Mail, Adele TUarsLalet. Maty Masnaghetti. Lois TSarunson. Roth Maitaini. Xorma Mary Jean Olson. Eileen Peltola. Helmi Rizzife. Berne Rlzzie. La Verne Samarziya. Frances Shefta. Mary Anne Taauheimer, Anne Vnicfc, Helen Vomastek, Maureen "WaUee, Laila Zurich. Agnes Persistency "This bill is twenty Merchant: years old." Deadbsat: "And you've never even thanked me for the life job I gave you letting you try to get it." Just A Reminder Slo-pay: "And. doctor, it you will, I wish you would give me something to help my memory. I forget so easily." Pill Shooter: "Very well. I'll send you a bill every month." To Study Ant Life Puritan--The eighth grade class has shop made a bos with a glass front in which to put ants and their colonies. This project is part ot a unit in Biology on which the ninth grade is working. The class and _ Mr. Saden -wish to thank Mr. Hock- 1 ing acti the eighth grade boys for {tbeir cooperation and splendid 1 in constructing the bos. ! ---Xorma Morestead WELCOME TO THE WHITE BIRCH INN Main St. Bessemer FISH FRY Every Friday Night DANCING Every Saturday Eve. *SS*£SS««»SS*«»»«£«'SSS«S'^^ i; S 11 if The Answer To Heating PROBLEMS ROCK WOOL And CLOCK COAL Will Save Money The Michela Co. Bessemer -- Wakefield ONE IN A M I L L I O IN MOST of Michigan's southern counties, where corn is raised in abundance, hogs produce an important share of agricultural income. There are nearly a million pigs ^ and they will bring fknuera upwards of $10,000,000 this year. In the telephone, the successful hog raiser has an efficient, modern helper. He uses it regularly to help torn surplus grain into profitable pork, l««ma, bacon and lard. He orders feed and keeps informed as to the trend of livestock prices hy telephone. The same swift communication system, directs Ae noTement of pork products from packing home to meat -»mfa* to home refrigerator. A two- minnte call to the store will bring you fresh country sausage or crisp hiron for tomorrow's breakfast! MICHIGAN BELL TELEPHONE A Dvroc Jm«y tow with her litter of len fine bat**. COMPANY

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