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THE OTTAWA U0URNA12 36 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1M2. Jap Fleet Retires From Guadalcanal Knox States . First Round Of Fight Over r . r. U.MDUUON. WASHINGTON, Oct. 30. tF Use Japanese fleet vraicfi menaced the American army and marine forces on Guadalcanal island in the Solomons has retired from that battle zone,. some units returning to their home bases, it was disclosed here today by Navy Secretary, Frank Knox. " Declaring that the first round pi the Guadalcanal battle appeared to be over, Knox told newspaper men that American forces today hoM as much . territory on the Isiand as they ever controlled. Best News in Days. While the naval secretary went out of his way to - disdain any sense of false optimism, his ate-nent over the retirement' of the Japanese fleet was regarded as the best news to come out of the Solomons for days. ,-. H appeared U mean that the and air defences of the gsrrisea have held against the first enslsttght of the eaeeay and, taken . with soother statement of his that military supplies are steadily reaching the Catted States forces, was an In dleaitea that the Japanese have at gained the sea supremacy that earlier battle reperU indicated. Soma mili ta try observers here have been . suggesting that , the Ultimata course of the Guadal- U.S. May Mint . -Glass 3-Cent Piece;, WASHINGTON Oct 30-flCfJ Reports were current to- day' that the United States , Treasury has under consideration the minting of a glass '. ' Ihree-cent .piece to relieve a " shortage ot copper and'mtet .. ' the extraordfiMry ' demand? for coins arising frym the high -level of business. .Never ia modern history' ha a govern ment used coins made of glass for general circulation, .al-, ' though other. raw materials': have been adopted before tor emergencies. . . . '. , MICKEY MOUSED- .Woodman, Spare That Tree I "ByWalt Disney v canal fifht will depend ' on the supply line to the Asacrkaa gar risoo and Knox was emphatic in saying that it was holding up to all demands. Are Coming Back. - . Although the Japanese fleet has retired from the immediate vicinity ot Guadalcanal, there r was no doubt here that it will return ' as speedily as .possible.' undoubtedly with the reinforcements deemed by Tokyo to be necessary to re take the island. ' v ' After warning against over-op timism. Knox said: . "But I do have a. great feeling of pride in the way our men have met the onslaught in the Tulagl Guadalcanal area and the skill with which these forces have been handled. They have done a SM perbjob." r Argentine Police : Step In on Germans ;S BUENOS AIRES, Oct? 30 iff) Congressional investigators and police broke up a meeting of the Federation of German Guilds to-dey in suburban Florida; arresting 14 persons and seizing quantities of Nazi propaganda. , - The arrests - were - based on charges that the meeting violated the . state of ' ciege proclaimed months ago by President Castillo. The Congressional . Committee had asked the Government to dissolve the Federation as an illegal extension of the German ; labor front : ., , . ' - '-' " ' There is HO 100 Uelsh Buckwheat Coal Available in Ottawa ... We have received enquiries customers and friends, who the impression , that 100 can be obtained in Ottawa. from OB Welsh - t a ! number of parently' are under Buckwheat Coal We wish to state emphatically that this is not to.' Owing : to ; the limited . quantiy . of ! Welsh; 'coal available, ; a : percentage (approximately. 50) : of American clinkering coal is blended with the Welsh, producing what is known as- "Blower No. 1", 'or ',: "Blower No. 2", according to size. 'V ... ' ' .',., . . j . . . " V Our Customers may be assured that Blower Coal delivered by us is the best quality '. i - Blower Coal obtainable in. Ottawa. V - . F. IV. ARGUE Limited FUEL MERCHANTS BANK ST., at Lisgar. Phone 2-5777. WALTER LIPPMANN CCXTY ...you owt get noam thb IT'fl f 'you poolX the .pomaLjj A I " f same gwr; mytoenp..! y ,m&A rr'tesf vs-aSH" '.ssSoVifl88- ; : 4 Sg. W Jk . . . , . . , -JLt- - BHII i i . I I - W-, i I r N-CVaa' I IT V W V ' 'We Shall Not Do Justice in the East by Doing Injus-- tice to the British or to Ourselves r. ' NEW YORK, Oct 31. DO' hot know, from ' Mr, WiUWe'g address, whether he took, the opportunity of discussing with his hosts in the East the dif ficult' questions ' which they put to. him. . Presumably . he" did, and presumably what he told us on the radio! Monday evening is only', what they said to' him, and not what he, as a semi-official ambassador from the .West, must in frankness and candor have said to them.: : ' r - Tor surely he cannot have al lowed them to think that he thinks' that on all counts wt and our British Allies stand convicted. He, was told,- for example, that the peoples of Asia know what they are fighting for, but that they do not know what we are fighting for. But, as a matter of fact, is this true? Is it true that- the war aims of General Chiang Kai-shek and ,ol Mr, Gandhi are so clear, while our war aims are not? - -. TE MUST hope that on the sub . ject of Imperialism he did not fail to explain to General Chiang Kai-shek that we are at war with Japan because we refused the repeated and persistent offers ot the Japanese-Government to settle all our differences at the expense of China. For the Chinese people are the last people on earth who have the right to question our good faith, and what we did In refusing to sell out, China in her . darkest hour .is more important than , all the words that can be pronounced on the subject of war aims and of liberty and justice. : . , .; y We must . hope also - that . Mr. Willkie did not fail' to explain in Chungking that we are able to be the. fighting Ally 'of China .'.only because the British nations stood steadfast and true and all; alone for over a year, against our other enemy in Europe, we must hope, when Britain s devotion to the in dependence of weak nations was aspersed, that Mr, Willkie remind' ed his hosts of Poland and of Nor way" and of Holland and Bel gium and of Greece, and pointed out to them that no other people in the world;, has. given "greater proofs of re' willingness to -.take awful risks in coming to the help or others. For u Britain were re motely ' the cynical Imperialist power that ungrateful men make her out to be, Britain could long ago have found ways to strike a bargain, it not with Hitler, then with the German army, at the ex pense of Russia, and Eastern Eu rope. . .. VLTt shall not do' Justice In' the oy aoinj injusuce w ine British or, to ourselves. We shall not make; the' grand alliance of the United - Nations effective and victorious by falling into 'the subtle -and unconscious - and in verted form of Imperialist ' con descension - which 1 assumes that Without Doubt Ottawa's Host Sensational cd by.Our Skilled Workers ran; the .tfy Domestic ; 'S .- - s ::-;;i:i;i':': I Vvk rer "c CX x PHICE OF We take this opportunity of the IuU lSefore ' -' - the Fall rash to bring you our greatest nig cleaning bargain nigs cleaned price of oner: Phone 2-1751 s"aouteman ;; will call and in no: thneournigi-'will 'be -v returned, beautiful- in. tlieir' -original - colors. -: Orieritqls . .f 6c per Sq; Ft. Hi .Du to the unusual features "-"V-of this 2-for.l sale it will ! v impossible . to keep' rags; in - ' storage.' 'AU russ WiU be - .',', , r? turne j immediately V '. Th chc&ge uriU naturally be based tionx and eccordtmr to the cost. j ? fc : , .250" Sparks St ' .. ;: - 2-1751 s j we alone, the British and ourselves, are responsible for the future of Asia, and that if .India, for example, is not united and independent and a strong fighting ally it is our falUt : Thus I should like to know what Mr. Willkie learned about the real intentions of Gandhi and the Congress party, and what in his judgment would be -the practical , results of . entrusting the Government of ' India to . them now. The record, as set forth in quotations from what Gandhi has said about the war, has been compiled by a Hindu journalist, T.- A. Raman,' in a book -called. "What Does Gandhi Want?" That record ought to be. studied by eyeryone who feels called upon to take a position on the Indian question. QTT June 18, 1940,' when France 7 fell, this is what i Gandhi wrote in his weekly paper: The bravery of .'the French soldier is world-known. But let the world know also the great, bravery of the Trench statesmen in suing for peace." .. . . On July 8. 1940, Gandhi issued "in appeal to every Briton" in which he said: "I would like you to lay down the arms you have as bfing useless for saving you or humanity. Vou will inrlte Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini, to take what they want of the countries y ou . xsll your possessions. Let . them take possession of your beautiful island, with your many beautiful buildings. You will give aQ these but neither your . soul, nor your minds. 'If these gentlemen ..choose' to occupy your homes, you will vacate tiiem.. If they do not give you free passage out, you will allow yourself, man, woman and child, .to be slaughtered, but you will refuse to owe allegiance to them." On July 14 of this year, he was asked this question:-"Would the Free Indian Government permit the United Nations to use Indian territory as a base of military operations against . Japan and other Axis powers?" To this he replied in his weekly paper that , "if I have any . hand, in . guiding the imagined fiauonai Movenunnu, there would be no further assistance save the toleration of . the United Nations ' on Indian soil under .well-defined conditions. Naturally there will be no prohi- biuon against any Indian giving his own, personal help by way of being, a recruit and ot giving financial aid. It should be understood ' that the Indian - Army has been disbanded with . the withdrawal of the British". . , MR. -. WILLKIE.. reported that V "the wisest mans in China" told him that! "When the aspiration of India tor freedom was put aside to some future date, it was not Great Britain that suffered . in puouc esteem in tne rar East, it was the United States." - I . wish he could tell us what the wisest man in China thinks -wrought to do about Gandhi.. Then we could begin to talk about realities. (Copyright 1942,' ; New;. York Herald Tribune Inc.). .. - . " Butter Holdings Reduced to Aid Distribution' Public Again Urged To Avoid .Waste and Restrict Purchases Traces History $m Of Gzecho-Slovakia - "Every, man fa 1 the Ciechoslo-, vakian army was able to fill the role of soldier or officer," declared Pr;5' Trantisek, Pavlasek; '.Czech minister to' Canada, speaking' on the social progress of his country at a'supper in the hall of the First Baptist church, Friday evening. By means of colored slides, Dr. Pavlasek traced the history of the republic from-. Its earliest times under: Roman rule,: through: the dark ages of its struggle with the Hapsburg Empire, up to the ultimate, reconstruction and 'reincarnation of national culture under the great leader, Jan Masaryk. Without - touching on its present wretched -state under the Nazi heel, he expressed the conviction that .the new ' state "which - will arise after the war will be finer and - more - progressive than even -The speaker was introduced by Captain Stuart Ivison, pastor of the- church. . Community singing was led by Lieut Alfred. Smith, of the Royal Canadian Navy. , i Woman , Talk Keeps Men from Work , Victoria,.' Oct Walter'. Luney, Victoria eulld-.; tag .contractor, - doesn't - think. women -are 'much good as- manual laborers in his line ot ' business:1, He -told a service,; ciuh Rotary) luncheon today he tried'lt.out but the women r- quarrelled - endlessly among , .uiunscivcs, ua .. wouiu . noi r jtelk ' to- each other but con- . -versed with the male workers t until neither men or women The Foods Administration of the Prices Board v announced Friday night an order limiting all hold ings of butter in storage ware houses and creameries at Nov. 30 next to 75 percent ot the amount- held at the same date last yearj The announcement , said ' the present rate of consumption is above that of last year but added that the board "believes that with co-operation on the part of consumers ' it will be possible to maintain an adequate supply to meet normal demands". The statement said that the board felt the restriction in holdings "will facilitate the movement of butter within Canada and permit the best possible distribution of existing stocks". , - '.' -The order also requires that be-glning with November and until further notice all holders of butter carrying stocks in excess ot 5,000 pounds must report their actual holdings to the Foods Administrator, J. G. Taggart, at the close of each month. In accordance with .the' board policy established last April, maximum prices of butter will increase on Nov- 2 by of, a cent a pound at wholesale and one cent a pound on retail prices. " This seasonal increase, said the board, is a recognition of the need to encourage more expensive Winter production and to provide for storage costs. The new wholesale price for creamery butter will be of a cent higher , than the prevailing schedules. The - statement continued that When allowance is made for the subsidy of six cents a pound oa butter tat delivered for making creamery butter, these prices mean an average of more than 42 cents per pound .to farmers "during November- - , Price Levels 'Enforced. . The Board emphasized that no increases other than those provided Jn last -April's-order will take : place and . that maximum wholesale and retail prices will be maintained. - "Observance of these maximum price levels will be rigorously enforced", the statement said. To maintain adequate supplies, the- Board asked all housewives, restaurants . and other public caterers to avoid or prevent any extravagant use or waste of butter. . .' ' .The announcement ' said "there has been evidence of a tendency on the part of some consumers to hoard supplies of butter but the Board emphasizes that! purchases of more than immediate .requirements are contrary to the Board's orders and evidence of hoarding of butter will be grounds for prosecution". - . Akked fd Remember Dead of Both Wars ; ' LONDON, - Oct 30. KB The Archbishop of Canterbury asked Britons today to pray Sunday before Armistice Day for the dead of both wars-and in "thanksgiving tor their courage, and devotion in which we find inspiration lor the duties laid upon ourselves and to which on that day we shall dedicate ourselves afresh". . . . ;.King George has cancelled the usual services Nov. 11 at the Cenotaph, Britain! memorial to the First Great Wkr dead, and. has asked that other. memorial services not be held, - For the -fourth year there will be no signal, for the usual two-minute silence beginning at 11 a.m. because of the chance of contusion -with an air raid warning. Urge Spirit of Crusade . Rather Than Vengeance ; SAINT JOHN. N3., Oct; 30. (CP) A resolution urging that the "all out' war effort be in the spirit of a crusade rather than in vengeance" -was passed, tonight at the final session of the 23rd annual convention ot the Maritime Educa tion Council. ; The resolution expressed "growing concern over the Increasing demand for hatred in the prosecution ot the war" and stated "our opposition ' to this trend , because of its. detrimental effect on young impressionable life"..: ' ,' ' Another resolution - demanded more temperance education by the church' and ; more temperance legislation by governments. . . CLEVELAND STADIUM STAYS. CLEVELAND, Oct 30. The United States Army Air Corps has abandoned for the present its plana-to take over Cleveland's 125,000,000 public ball, municipal stadium . and the' lakefront for Sharpshooter Picks Off Japs Busy Battling Marine Tankman OAKLAND, Califs Oct 30. VP) Mrs. Charles Moore had received so many unhappy telegrams she was almost afraid , to open the one the conductor handed her as her train sped eastward carrying' her toward a reunion with her parents in Carthage, S.O.VS- : -Previous telegrams had informed her that her son was wounded, missing, killed in action. - This telegram said simply: "Gene is home. Come back. Love. "Charles." " ' . " " . Frantically she sought the conductor. "I've got to get back", she said. "My son is home safe". , She asked the conductor to stop the train. He did. A brakeman flagged down a westbound train " and to the cheers of passengers news travels last on a. train she transferred in the middle of the. Nevada desert ; i Yesterday she rejoined her 22-year-old son, Gene, . a durable marine .private who climbed out of a flaming tank on the Solomon Islands and lived through a beating administered by some 50 Japanese now all dead. He fought the Japanese until he loaf consciousness. When he came to, he was lying in the centre of a circle, of 41 Japanese, most of -them corpses. He didn't know, then that most ot them were picked off during his hand-to-hand battle by Pte. Kenneth Koon, a-marine sharpshooter who fired from a nearby vantage point Of the" 12,000,000 foreign-born residents of -the U.S New. York has 3,000,000. . - U.S. Staff Officers ; Gather Data On. : Far-Flung Fronts : WASHINGTON, OJct 30 United States Army general staff officers have been despatched on . dangerous missions to every war, theatre, it was disclosed today, to get a first-hand picture of front-, line conditions tor General George C Marshall, chief of staff. . Casualties have been relatively heavy, the War Department reported, noting that General Marshall yesterday- presented posthumous decorations to widows ot ( two officers who met death while on such missions. ' A number of officers nave returned recently from their distant posts of observation and have been replaced in the field by others from the general staffs office ot operations, whose chief is Major General Thomas C Handy. The posthumous decorations presented ' were the Distinguished Service Cross to the widow of Cot Francis R.- Stevens, and the Distinguished Service Medal to the widow ot Col. Charles W Bundy, CoL Stevens was on a mission In the Southwest Pacific when his plane was shot down. CoL Bundy was on an assignment "of great importance" and was en route to . the Pacific soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor when his plana crashed. ' CHICAGO,- Oct. 30. Judje Oscar -S. Caplan today fined two union officials $200 and costs each after ' a policeman testified that they did not act to halt a "slowdown" at a war production plant- ' Nothing Mo Wers But Victory -- Buy Victory . Bonds J . mm n: (KirsaDiiaii Company Limited ? O T T A W OLD E, ST - ,D E PA R T M E. N. 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