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(tteppes had joined hands with col- ·urrms from, the north Caucasus ai a point between Urozhainoe anc Levokumsky, 25 miles east of Bud- onnovsk, which was listed Tuesday as recaptured.) * * * The soviet command also said that four more towns were captured by the army that advanced alone the railway which travels -southwestward from Staliu^rad through Kotclnikovski. Zimov- iiiki, Salsk, Kuberle and Tik- horetsk to Krasnodar. * * * Kuberle previously had been reported recaptured and the taking of. Kharkovsky, Mayorsky and Kurmoyarsky in that region both widened the front of advance guards and protected them while other units mopped up German detachments in the rear. The midnight communique told of the occupation of several more unspecified localities in the lower Don area but spoke freely of long and bitter fighting against counterattacking axis troops and reserves attempting, the Russians said, to stem the soviet advance at all costs. ., (The German radio, heard in London, reported the German air force in a new burst of activity between Lake Ilmen and Lake Ladoga--the Leningrad front--and around Velikic Luki Tuesday. (The Berlin broadcast claimed lliat 42 Russian planes were downed and that a renewed Russian attack at Velikie L u k i ' h a d been repulsed. (The Germans consistently hive asserted that they still hold Velikic iLuki which the Russians said they captured, wiping out the German garrison which refused to surrender.) Gunners on Hornet Got 59 of 64 Planes PHILADELPHIA, (.P) -- G u n- ners aboard the aircraft carrier Hornet shot down "approximately 59 of the 64 Japanese planes'' that attacked her before the order was given to abandon ship, members of her crew revealed. Two shattered enemy planes crashed on her decks, the seamen said in statements released by the fourth naval district. * * ¥ One exploded on the flisht : .deck near the bridge, "starting a furious fire," and the other dived under the flight deck into "a row of officers' staterooms, its controls shot away as it at. tempted to swerve alter launch. ing a torpedo. * * * · The Hornet was identified by the navy as the carrier previously announced as lost in the battle o£ the S a n t a Cruz islands l a s t Oct. 26. . . , . The story of her fighting' death was told by Gunner's Mate AJvin Grahn, of Roseau, Minn., and fellow crewmen now in the navy yard base. The attacking planes came in two waves, Grahn said, while the Hornet's attack planes and other units of a U. S. task force were defeating a .Tap force northeast of Guadalcanal. if. if. ^ "Our euns were all manned and ready." Grahn related. "It ·was just like the pause before a football game when everyone is listening for the referee's whistle for the kickoff. And suddenly a shout: 'Here they come, commence firing.' * * ··* . "Some nf us had never fired at enemy plans a n d . t h e boys were making bets on the chances of getting a crack at dive bombers and torpedo planes. Within seven or eight minutes, we had shot down 50 of the 64 which came over in the first attack." '. The first wave, however, scored repeated hits and other vessels in the American force ranged alongside her with fire hoses going to help put out the fire. Then the second combined dive bomber-torpedo plane attack began, Grahn related. %. at. ic. "\ counted six torpedo planes and four dive bombers and we shot down at] the torpedo planc.s and only one bomlcr got away," he added. "The shooting was so thick and fast,''the fourth naval district said, "that not all the Hornet's men could keep track of it as well as Grahn.'' Joe Lassiler, 19, aviation machinist's mate of AshcviUe. N. Car., saw both enemy planes crash aboard the 20,000 ton carrier and said the enemy's most effective hits were scored during the second attack. "The abandon ship order came Soon after that," Lassiter said. ¥ * * , The Hornet's bakers. Frederick Plalh of McAUen. Tex., and Joseph Laino of Brooklyn, said ."we had 10,000 doughnuts and 5,000 mince Dies cooked and ready to serve (o the men dur- i«E any lull in the bnltlp. but (here just wasn't any lull." 4= * *. The heat of the fires readied a quantity of dovish ready to be baked. Laino said, and "it ro»c all over the floor a foot deep. I'm slaii I couldn't stay around to clean up that mess." TOR ECOXOMirAI, HEAT OUR NEW PREMIUM QUALITY "SUPER-MIX" In the Popular $4 A "Egg" S i z e . . . . 1U. PARKS FUEL CO. WLB TO INCREASE REGIONAL UNITS Speedup in Handling of Cases Is Sought WASHINGTON, W)--The war labor board, it was learned Wednesday, has decided on a drastic reorganization of procedure calling for the creation of 12 to 14 regional boards with power to rule finally in labor disputes and voluntary wage and salary agreements. The regional boards will be set up in the 10 cities in which the WLB now has regional offices, with two others located in Detroit and Seattle. Two more will be established later. Details of the plan probably will be announced in a week and the boards will start functioning as quickly as the necessary personnel can be obtained and the machinery organized. A growing backlog of cases' and complaints of delay which' sometimes manifest themselves in "quickie" work stoppages led the board to decide on this virtual all-out decentralization and delegation of authority. Previously the WLB had planned to establish 30 or more permanent panels throughout the country and to give certain review powers to the existing regional advisory boards, but found Lhat plan was not far-reaching enough to keep abreast of the heavy case load. Instead, these advisory boards will be reconstituted into regional war labor boards. The regional boards will be almost exact counter parts of the WLB in Washington. They will have 12 members each, four representing ndustry, four labor, and four public members. It is possible, lowever, that only half that num- jer will serve on a full-time basis at first. The present regional director in each case will become one of the public members as well as chairman. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Ali music which Shows Japs Losing Fight of Production By GLENN BABB War News Interpreter New evidence comes Irom Tokio :hat General Tojo and his colleagues arc struggling against the soul-chilling realization that Japan is losing the battle' ol production, a contest in which the fanatical fighting code of'the Samurai is 1 of little avail. Once move they have invoked the awful prestige of the emperor in an appeal to war workers to increase output. ' * . " * · * ' " . ' - ' - · The Tokio radio announces that within a few days aides-decamp divested with special powers will begin a series of (ours of the chief industrial areas to make the workers feel hat the son of heaven is watching them. If. If U. Now this may strike Americans as absurd, but it !ias p a serious scaring on the course of the war. Invocation if the imperial prestige is somcthing'not undertaken lightly by a Japanese government, and this is the fourth time within a few weeks that the people have been jjivcn assurance of the emperor's concern over the way the war is going. Early in December Hirohilo made a solemn pilgrimage to the sun goddess' shrine at Ise to pray for her aid. A few days later he received ill audience 380 leaders of the empire's industry and economic interests. Only last week he watched a parade of war workers during the annual new year imperial military review. Tuesday's announcement very ikely is the hish command's reaction to President Roosevelt's message to congress of last Thursday, especially those crushing figures ot 1942 war production, probably tenfold 'Japan's capacity in the most vital categories. Take for example the item of ships. We launched 8,030,000 tons ill 1S42 and are just gelling into the stride that will produce double that tremendous tonnage in 1943. Now Japan needs ships as badly as we do, for without them she can not hope to hold the riches of the Indies for which she took the gamble of Avar apainst the United Stales. But- with her shipyards mobilized (o the utmost she can not hope to produce in a year more than one-tenth the American output for last year and by the end of this year the proportion will be nearer 20 to I. * V- V Probably the Japanese masses ire not permitted to know the li-tilh .-tbout American production. Enough for them to know that the emperor calls on them for greater effort in their grimy factories, where the work week already is around 70 hours But their lenders know all about those tremendous figures recited by the president and they probably nre convinced by now of their truth. The frequent calls on the erri- pcror show that Tojo and his fel- .lo\vs are fully ns worried about the home front--perhaps more so-than about the loss of their New Guinea footholds, the steady growth of American power in the Solomons or the British invasion of Burma, the three points on the rim of their co-prosperity sphere where the rising striking power of the united nations is making itself felt. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Gtnbe-GazcUc carrier hoy. Alfe YA LISTENIN? Excerpts From Gypsy Operetta the romantic flavor of old Hungary is tasted in the of the operetta, "The Gypsy Princess, " excerpts from will be sung on the "Great Moments in Music" pro* * * * * #evam. Wednesday night at 9 on KGLO and Columbia. · Jean Tennyson, soprano; Jan Peerce tenor; and Robert Woedc, baritone, will sing the main parts. This operetta is by the Hungarian Kalman and should be naturally authentic. It was lirst performed in this country in 1937 There are several fine selections contained in the score. Outstanding portion is "The Gypsy Bride," to be sung by Miss Tennyson anc! the chorus. Peerce will team with the diva to sing "Love Is Love." * * V The Good Mayor Lionel Barry more as "The Mayor of the Town" brings another compelling story to KGLO- CBS listeners Wednesday night at 8. ]n its brieC history this show has won a high place among the fans' favorites. The reason is simple: It's good and it's human * * * Serial on KGLO Following Barrymore on KGLO and CBS is a special half-hour program of "Big Sister," the popular network day-time serial. An episode complete in itself will je heard Wednesday night at 5:30. "Big Sister" has been a Co- umbia feature six vears . * * ** Songs and Fun Nelson Eddy will sing in his ·irilc way, and Victor Borge will :nt verbal capers on their KGLO- -BS shovJ Wednesday evening at 7. It's highly palatable radio fare, you'll discover with delight. -f. X, X Dr. Christian "Dr. Christian" presents another prize-winning play Wednesday eve at 7:30 on KGLO and the network. It's entitled "What Price Operation?" Jean Hersholt, veteran Danish ictor of Hollywood fame, is Dr. JEAN TENNYSON ,1300 K I L O C Y C L E S Wednesday P. M. J Arc You * Geniu*? CBS '· Kca Bernie. IVrijIey Gum. CBS II Tea Time Tunes " J L". S. Employment Serrlce 5 the World Today. CBS' 6 News of Ibc Nation. K r.. E. "» iUrry James. Chesterfield*, CBS D KGLO Forum U Hours Ahead '· Snort* Camera » Nelson Eddy. Old Golds. CBS l fir. Christian, Cheiebrcurb. CBS '· Orcan Interlude 0 Mayor or the Town. Lever Bras.. II His Sister I.ever Bros.. CB.S » Oreat .Moments in Music, CeUnese. CBS J The Man Behind the liuu CDS ) Evemnc ,\»i lloundU| ii Oizie Xelson's OreheMra il Dance Orchestra. CBS 1 Pres, Nem. CBS i Bobby Sherwood's Orchestra CBS Nell Bondlhu's OrchiMrj. CbS 1'ress Neivs, CBS Sim oif Thursday ' f e m i i u w n Patrol, jntludinc Markrls 6:13 -Mormnj Netvs Roundup, Globe-G*- *eUe ";ftl Carjill Products I'rozram ·7:1.1 Btble Broadcast. Radio Cliancl - I r r i O Kerp Time with Damon's *:!.·» Today In Osa-e 8:45 Morninr Bible Hour, Rev. .Mr Prince !i:iHI Clear Jjkt on the Air ·:i:iri Morning Concert U::» Cheerful Little Earful, Tidy House Products 9:U Bachelor's Children, Wonder Brt.d, 18:00 Xews Diitst. Jacob E. Decker and Sous 10:1:; Waltz Time Jfl:.'«t Meet the Kami 10:1.1 Home Town News H:«0 Kate Smith Speaks. General Foodi CBS It:!. 1 ; Mystery Melody Game H::U)Farm Frotit. I n c l u d l n r Markets 1 -':!-· Kits and Bits li:M Front Pa E « News T2:l.» .Vorth American Accident Insurance Jii.Vt Mid-day Review l;llt Voting Dr. .Matane, General Foods. CBS 1:1-1 Accent nu .l(uic I::Hl We Love and Lrarn. General Foods CBS I;4r; KiuK*« Jesters. CBS -:W» American Spirit ·J:l.*i Shir AloiiR. CBS ·_*::;» School of (be Air, CBS :t:tm Tress News. CBS :i:J.l Green Valley, U. s. A-- CBS 3::ii) H i g h w a y s tn Health, CBS 'A:i,~i Mountain .Music. CBS ·1:LHJ Mailhaf 4::tn Arc You a Omu%? CBS ·*:W Ben Bernie. Wrigley Gum CBS S:OI Troubadours. CBS 5:l.i Jnhn Sebastian and His lUrmontra. ii:?it* One Hundred .Million Questions CBS '·:ir The World Todav-, CBS =:HJ News of t h e Nation, P. G. U i::|-i Harry James. Chesterfields, CBS «:;!« KGLO Forum fi:lu Hours Ahead fiMr* Sports Camera ~'-Mi Meet Corliss Archer. CBS "::'.U Eventide Echoes 7M3 New* of the World, Vance Music Company «:« Allen Roth's Symphony of Melody «"M Wartime Livestock Production K:l.t The King's Men JJinil The FirM Line. W r l c l e y Cum. CHS »::ili I*ub1ic Affairs, CBS !':l-"i Treasury Star TAr^rle lU:gn l-vrinu; .\ tw » R o u n d u p , fj r l \'at i o n a l B 3 nk lOiM tluy Lomhardo's OrthcMra CBS !":::· Carmen Cavallar^ Orchestra. CIIS l ' : « ] i i Tres* XBWA. CUS ltm.7 Del Courtney's Orchestra. CP-S l l : : w Neil Bondshu'* Orchestra, CBS 011 Press News, CBS 05 SUn Off W H NBC RF.I NETWORK 10(0 Kilocycles , ,, _ . WEDNESDAY EVENING 6:00 Dinner in Habana 6:13 Xcu-s ot the World 6:30 Xcws G:^5 II. V. Kallcnborn I'M Mr. imd Mrs. North i:~0 Tommy Dorsty's Program 8:I1 Time lo Smile 8:30 Mr. District Attorney 3:CX) Kay Kysrr.s Kollcgc 10:OS Evcnin K Serenade 10:15 News 10:45 Memorable Mmic 11:00 Wnr Nc\v^; M n u j c 11:1.1 rani M.irtirt's Music 11:r Music; W.ir N cw , 12:110 Svvin c Shin .Malmec 12:20 Sipn OI[ TIH!RS_nAV M O R N I N r . ~-.ir t Fop Stover's FrOTani r.:on Heaven aa a Home ;:!.» f'nrm Service r«:r^ Farm New? fi.-^.i -Jerry anrl Selda ~:00 Knvs ":l.i Time to Shine 7:30 News 7;jr, UncJc Sun S:00 Reveille n o u n d t i p B:TJ C l i f f anil Helen r.:4". Aunt Jcrmv 9:00 Jcrr- and Zclda 0:15 O'.vciJis 8:30 ITelp Male 'JM? Lone tlinirncy 10:00 Rcvid ot Life 10:15 Vic and Sadc 10:30 Snow VlllaRC lfl:- David U.irvim 11:00 Jurty and Jane 11:15 iSorderiond BucX'aroos DHIFTS HALT TRAFFIC GAKNER--Drittins snows the past few clays have blocked some of the ..roads in Hancock county and numerous calls were received at the county engineer's office for snow plows to clear roads for rn ral carriers, school cream trucks. buses and Beginners' Luck SOMEWHERE IN NEW GUINEA, Jan. 12 -- (Delayed) -- (f) -Lt. Robert White of Kansas City shot down the first and second zeros he ever saw. On the same mission Lt. Ernest Harris of Morristown, Term., knocked out three zeros in his first combat with Japanese planes. "Beginner's luck" commented both White and Harris, but their teammates said it was pluck, not luck. ' . n, of course. R. W. L. School Nurse on KGLO Forum Actor Ert'ol Flynn (center) confers with his lawyers as he goes to trial in Los An geles on charges of attacking two 'teen-aged girls. MOSTLY WOMEN * ON FLYNN JURY Ratio Will Likely Be 9-3 in Attack Case By FREDERICK C. OTHMAN HOLLYWOOD, (UR) -- Women, who have been Errol Flynn's greatest fans, who have 'written him more than 16,000 letters of sympathy, a n d w h o cluster around him daily in court, apparently will have most of the say in deciding whether he is guilty ot the statutory rape of *.wo teen-age girls. When the third day of his trial opened Wednesday morning, there were nine women and three men seated temporarily in the jurors' box. This ratio between the sexes will remain' about the same -- if Flynn's lawyers have their way --when the jury is confirmed, probably late Wednesday. Apparently the only females in Judge Leslie E. Still's courtroom who did not look upon the wavy- iiaired Flynn with bland eye were his accusers, 16 year old Peggy Miss Nan Click, Mason City school nurse, will speak on the KGLO Forum Wednesday evening at G:30. Her topic will be; "The N'ursins Service." DR. KELLY AND WIFE SUCCUMB Physician Was World Famous for Achievement BALTIMORE, (U.PJ--Dr. Howard A. Kelly, eminent surgeon and radiologist, and his wife died Wednesday in adjoining rooms al Union Memorial hospital. Mrs. Kelly's death came rive hours after that of her husband, who was the last of the four great physicians who made John Hopkins a world famcc! medical school. - Neither was aware that the other was critically ill. They were married in 18S9 in Danzig while each was making a European tour. Mrs. Kelly was the former Lctitia Bredow. The couple is survived by five sons and four daughters. Dr. Kelly, who would have been 85 on Jan. 20, joined the staff of Johns Hopkins in 1883 and retired as professor-emeritus in gynecology in 1913. With Sir William Osier, Dr. William S. Halstead and Dr. William H. Welch, he brought Johns Hopkins to the top rank among the world's medical schools. He was the last ot the "big four'' to die. PAGES IK LEGISLATURE NORTHWOOD--Truman R u C. son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. S. Rue, went to Des Moincs Friday evening, where he will be a p'age ot the legislature for three mor.ths , GREAT MOMENTS IN MUSIC* The Celanest Hour iHfN fm* K.llm.n'. "Gypsy Princess" Jan P««rc* tr*ar · ahcrt W»4» barilnt OT.(« »·»·»·,, nntntltr T O N I G H T 'KGLO -9 P.M. »f -tnttricm Flynn, at Los Angeles Trial Satlerlee ana 17 year old Betty Hansen. They sat behind him with their police woman escorts and stared at the back of his neck, while he scribbled notes about the jurors in a handsome red leather diary. He said his insurance agent sent the volume to him as an appropriate gift. Flyrm's lawyers, headed by the illustrious Jerry Giesler, hinted mysteriously about witnesses who would have much to tell concerning Miss Satterlee's yachting jaunt to Catalina Island with Flynn last year while she was only 15. The lawyers wouldn't name their tcstifyers, but promised they'd startle the jury when the time came. Miss Satterlee charges that Flynn attacked her twice during the voyage; he claims he had a bad cold, a runny nose, and no interest in her except as a partner for photographs taken by Peter Stackpole, cameraman for Life and Time magazines. The first federal census of Australia was taken in 1911, when also the northern territory was taken over by the commonwealth, and compulsory military training was begun. Credit U. S. Bomber With Sinking U-Boat LONDON, OT--Credit for the destruction of an axis submarine in the Bay of Biscay was given Tuesday .to the crew of an American air force liberator bomber piloted by First Lieut. Waller Thorne of Marietta, Ohio. Praise for accurate placement of the depth charges dropped by the plane went to First Lieut. Irving T. Colburn, of Chicago. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. FRENCH CAPTURE ALL OF FEZZAN Are Less Than 290 Miles From Tripoli LONDON, (U.PJ--Fighting French forces racing northward through the Libyan Sahara have conquered all Fezzan and are less than 290 miies from Tripoli. The conquest of Fezzan--south- ern Libya--was announced Tuesday in a communique from Brig. Gen. Jacques Leclerc, commander of the fighting French forces that now had advanced nearly 1,000 miles from their home base at Lake Chad. The communique reported that troops commanded by Colonel Ingold had occupied Murzuk, capital of Fezzan, and Sebha, its main military base, 100 miles farther north and only 290 miles south of Tripoli. Almost the entire garrisons, largely Italian, ot both Murzuk and Sebha, were captured, the communique said. Freddie Bartholomew Is Sworn Into Army L O S A N G E L E S , (U.R--Pvt. Freddie Bartholomew, English- born juvenile movie star, was sworn in Wednesday as a member of the army air forces ground personnel. When his furlough ends he will go to the Arlington, Cal., reception center for processing and training in aircraft maintenance. Freddie took out his first citizenship papers on his 18th birthday last March 28. After three months in the army he automatically may become a citizen. Lemon Juice Recipe Checks Rheumatic Pain Quickly If you suffer from rheumatic, arthritis or neuiilis pain, try this simple inexpensive home recipe that thousands are using. Get a package oE Ru-Ex Compound, a two-week supply, today. Mix it with a quart of water. add the juice of 4 lemons. It's easv. No (rouble at all ^r.d pleasant. You" need only H tiblespoonfuls two times a day. OCttn within 48 hours--sometimes overniRlit--splendid results are obtained, if the pains do not quickly leave and if you do not feel better. r«- lurn the em pry package and Ru-Ex win cost you nothing to try as it is sold by your druggist under an absolute money-hack guarantee. 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