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iOCAi FORECAST (By TIM! rain thi« STERLING DAILY GAZETTE Outstanding Qwimimtt? Beit? fttr Wltit«$fd« end M joining Counties STEftUFWMOCi FAILS onieJai ittt 0. §. Gam* gtx »B«8 efmra StJtM — EIGHTY-SEVENTH YEAR~No. 92 Wtr* STERLING, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1941 of tb* Aodtt of CTreatetJ<MM PRICE FIVE CENTS War Party Gains Dominant Position In Tokyo Regime Pro-Axis General Wins Premiership; Militarists To Be in the Majority TOKYO — (AP) — Lieut-Gen. Kiki To jo became premier -designate of Japan today, picked to take up the reins of government dropped by Prince Fumimaro Konoyp; yesterday before a growing crisis In the empire's relations with Soviet Russia and the United States. A soldier and the son of a «>ld!er, the 56-year-old general was war minister in the Konoye cabinet. He has been an open admirer of German military methods since service in Berlin as an attache in 1919 and declared as long afo as 1937 that -Japan must be prepared to flRht China and Russia simultaneously." Emperor Hlrohlto entrusts! General Tojo with the task of forming a new government upon the recommendation of Japan's elder statesmen to Marquis Kolchl Kldo. lord keeper of the privy seal. They made their decision at a 2 3-4 hour conference, Farther Appotntawnta Delayed Selection of other members of the cabinet to serve under Tojo was expected to be delayed until after the emperor attends ceremonies at the Yasukunl shrine Saturday in honor of the empire's war dead. Dome! said the premier-designate had been assured of support by General Gen Buglyamt. chief of staff of the imperial army, and General - otoao Yamada, commander-ln-chief of the home forces. Generals and admirals probably will predominate in its makeup and Sty monopolise the portfolios, Japanese said. Amid these developments—coming less than two months after Prince Konoye first sought through secret negotiations in Washington to ease •trained relations between the United States and Japan—it was reported that the Commander-in-chief of empire legions in China had arrived in southern Japan on his way to Tokyo for a conference. Re is General Shunroku Hat*, a former war minister. Talks with U. S. to Centlnae Newspapers warned the people of the extreme gravity of the times and repeated chargat that the United •late* must be held responsible for - — deterioration of Japanese- Japan's New LIEUT. GEN. EIKI TOJO ., Darnel quoted informed as saying the new cabinet wiD continue discussions with the United States in an effort to pre- The disagreement over national polio- which felled the Konoye government was regarded as most likely to have been caused by differences between Tokyo and Washington. "We appreciate what the Konoye cabinet has done In attempts to settle many things with the United States," said the newspaper Yornl- uri. "However, domestically speaking, the big undertakings of the cabinet failed to materialise." Pat an U. 8. The dispatch of Konoye's me ,e to President Roosevelt In AU-IT.I proved Japan's sincerity In attempting to settle the problems of the Pacific, Domel said It carried comment* that the Konoye cabinet did all within 1U power to bring peace to the world gen*, erally while carrying out'Japan's bask policy of settling the war in China and constructing the east Asia sphere. It cited mutual frees- Ing of asset* by Japan and the United States as a hazard in international relations. . "A fundamental disagreement between Japan and the United States was reported by Nichi Nichl and it said "Japan is facing a rise or fall and a difficult time never parallel ed in history." afiyako declared Japan must be determined to cope with any emergency. If the worst happens, it said, the United Stales will be responsible. General Tojo, avail and usually affable, has whole-hearted support of the military, and observers ex- peeled he would not be plained by ane of the difficulties of many past premiers, that of obtaining a war U. S. Merchantmen Directed to leave Jap-China Waters Navy Remains Silent On Order Attributed To Far East Tension WASHINGTON — (AP)—Authoritative quarters indicated today that all American merchant ships had been ordered out of Japanese and Chinese waters because of what the jnavy called "the situation in the 1 Pacific." Ships In the rest of the Pacific would not be affected, it was indicated. The navy, reported by Manila sources to have ordered the ships to proceed to the nearest American or British port, took this official position: -In. view of the present situation in the Pacific, the navy department has no comment to make." Reliable informants, however, indicated strongly that the order had been issued. v . The number of American ships In Japanese and Chinese waters was said to be "small," with a "considerable" number of American ships operating In the rest of the Pacific. The maritime commission, like the navy, declined to discuss ship movements In the Pacific or to estimate the number of ships operating in those waters. "Any orders that might have gone out have been a matter for the navy," a commission spokesman said. "Our only jurisdiction is over commercial movements." Principal American steamship lines operating in the Pacific are the American President, American Mail, Amffriom Plrmrfr, TTthmtim, and Of M Orders Cewotion ? Of Aluminum Operations y in Chicago . . • WASHINGTON — (AP) — Crack- Ink down in its drive to prevent dl- of aitlcal metals to non- channels, the •ovemment • atx-asonths ban on alum- tions by a Chicago firm. f. Nelson, priorities director of the offtoe of production '•MJMfement, issued the order yes- avraay against the Central attern :«nd Foundry company. It will be > affective from Oct. 1 to March 1, sMl. "This company is Just the first to ^ we struck," Nelyaon said. "Don't think it U an isolated case becaucse li just the beginning." In Chicago, a company official "we have not beard from the t and assume it is a mis- There will be no further com- at this time." Nelson said OPM investigators inquiring into the activitks of elumtnum companies He ek- Central Vountfry was cfaarg- wttb shipping 41,44ft pounds of last July to six other and tfeat the Metal wa* used ouf ecture of Juke hnatf. aavtoa*. camera*, cleaners and etet* for rail- waterman. RECALLED TO HONOLULU BAN FRANCISCO — (AP)—Marine circles reported today that all American ships headed for Oriental waters were ordered by the navy to return to Honolulu, most strongly fortified port in the world. There was no indication of how many ships were affected. Marine men said ships on their way to Philippine waters were the ones primarily affected. No ships have gone to Japan in recent months and few have gone to Chine. Ships on the Australian run, which ply south and east of Oriental waters, were understood to be free from the order. For some time, all ships leaving for Australia have departed without any announcement of the date of sailing and have been listed In shipping reports only as "a vessel." Up to today there was. no secrecy about sailings to Manila. But generally commercial shipping to Philippine watero has fallen greatly, while army and navy sailings, have increased. Naval authorities Mid all American ships in Oriental waters had been ordered to proceed to the nearest American or British port. The American President lines, principal operator in the Orient, Insisted it had received no such order. The Malaon line, whose ships operate to Hawaiian and Australian waters, apparently was not affected The Present Demand Is Great— —for used household items. That's right—many usable but unwanted pieces of household furniture are sold dally through the Want*Ada In The Gazette. Breakfast sets, living room suites are especially m demand. Beds and qther items are moving fast. If you have furniture to offer, put a fair price on it and offer it for sale in the Want-Aid column* of The Oaaette. Phone 42 Washington Views Japanese Shakeup With Apprehension Some Interpret Move As Virtually Barring Peaceful Settlement WASHINGTON— <AP»—With war talk spreading !n the Orient, Capitol hiil Rpnrrnlly took an increasingly ftravp view todsy of the Jap- anf.se rnbinrt overturn, and Icars were pxprc.v^d that a serious new threat was in the making for American and Britl-ih interests In the Pacific. Senator Gillette fr>Iowa>. a member of the foreign relations committee, told newsmen that the governmental change in Tokyo "makes the chances of a peaceful settlement of our differences with Japan very meager indeed." To Gillette and several of his colleagues all indications were that Japanese militarists had gained the upper hand and new military adventures could be expected—most likely aa attack on Siberia. Although Shanghai's international circle-* were predicting that "events will move fast in the Par East," Washington found some assurance against an immediate crisis In the fact that President Roosevelt left the White House last night for a weekend at his Hyde Park, N. Y.. estate. The state department, however, was watching the turn of events closely and a direct telephone line from Hyd« Park to the White House was available if developments warranted consultation with the chief executive. President in Twe-Hewr Parley Mr. Roosevelt was believed to have explored the Japanese situation thoroughly with top military and foreign affairs advisers yesterday in a special conference that lasted almost two hours. The feeling that the Tokyo cabinet crises presaged trouble was not shared by Hugh G. Grant, who was recently recalled by the state department from his post as minister to Thailand, or by Senator Wheeler (D-Mont), a leading critic of administration In international affairs. Grant asserted in a statement today that the Japanese "are running their old bluffing game in order to keep us agitated, thereby turning our attention away tram Europe. That has been the strategy of the axis, of course, ever atace Japan joined up." Wheeler said he had been told by a veil advised abmrvii that Japana aim was to "bluff" the United and "scare us Into keeping tat navy in the Pacific." On the other hand. Senator Van Nuys (D-Ind). a foreign .teutons committee member, told reportara he thought-Japan might toy-to take the Philippines. But as far as I am concernad. they can have them," said Van Nuys, an opponent of administration • foreign policy. "If wi eliminate the ptiQipplne problem, then I think we wwuld eliminate the possibility of war with Japan. U. S.-Japanese War Is Expected in Manila **»•- aomr poinU—had captured an im portant industrial section aouth of the U. B. B. R. capital and seised a power station which supplied the toscow industrial region. Authoritative quarters in London said the British military mission in Moaoow was "on the move," and •embeia-ef the-Soviet govej • a-^algf ^_^^^_ ^^^^t^^^^^t ^M^^^B^KA s>& Aik, itself wan leyunau moving to the etty of Kaaan, 4M muee Rail Express Row Next in Pay Probe Fact-Finding Board To Report by Nov. 1 CHICAGO — (AP) - President Roosevelt's fact-finding con took up today the railway phase of the railroads' wage dispute after completing hearings on the controversy from carrier union and management witnmea Express clerks have asked for pay, as have 1,250.000 railroad em- ployes. The five commissioner hoped to be ready by Monday to hear oral arguments from all interested parties. They began, their hearings Sept It and planned to report to the President by Nov. 1. Unawr the railway labor act no move eaay be awMtt to put into effect the strike voted by the workers until » days after the board has reported to dent OnenmUslon action -to th* .fcai phase of the elaborate antl^trike machinery of the act. The law provides no power to enrarbe the board's findings, the theory betag that Ik opinion would enfa ance. Nineteen unions representing 000 operating employes and ttt,8tt non-operating have voted to strike to enforce their demands The operating workers want M per cant more pay; the lowest paid ef these now receive t5.ot a day. The non- operating want from SO to M an hour more; present are SS cents for atmi-skiUed and cents for highly skilled work. During the-hearings the railroads offered a plan of eeoergeney pensation which would increase by t per cent earnings up to HO a, week or 1*5 on semi-ajMothly payrolls, effective Nov. 1, and would amount to tBS.004,000 if effective a year. This proposal was described by one union chieftain as "deceptive in its operation and unsound as a means of adjusting wage rates. 1 " Wins Husking Contest DUCATUR. ILL. - Frank Maucu of Green*. lit, today was the cfaaat- pion corn busker of Macon oounty. He won the county meet yesterday with a harvest of 9M busiwai. Claude Brown of Warreosburf was second with W.91 and L*roy Foremen «f Deuauf tbtetf wit* MANILA — fAP) — W»r talk spread rapidly through Mnniln today on the heels of the fall of the Japanese cabinet. The most frequent qiiestiom Mked by men on the streets «.nd elsewhere KM: "When will U come?" Practically all quarters appeared to feel the Japanese are moving toward hostile action against the United States. Manila Japanese particularly are jittery. Informed Japanese quarters appeared utterly surprised by the fall of the government of Premier Prince Fumimaro Konoye. which, to the distaste of militarists, had conducted long negotiations with Washington looking toward a restoration of full amity. Germans Continue Moscow Advance, Russians Concede Defenders Massed in Front of Capital for A Last-Ditch Stand (By The Associated Press) On the Russo-Oennan war front, the titanic battle for Moscow raged into its 18th day today with undl- minisbed fury. Soviet dispatches reported that stubbornly fighting-red army troops had broken two German spearheads thrust into the key sectors of Vyas- m*. 125 miles west of Moscow, and mites northwest of the Russian capital. While conceding that the danger as stOI extreme, the Russians neverthaleai declared that the German onslaught on the approaches of had been slowed as Soviet defense armies of Marshal Semeon Tanoshenko messed in front of the capital for a last-ditch stand. Berlin reports said that naxi troops slashing at Moscow's outer defenses — only 65 mile* away at, Flanders Debacle Blamed on French, Lack of Equipment British Commander of Forces There Gives His Version of Battle LONDON— fAP>— The grim inside store of British failure in the Battle of Flanders was told today in publication of the official report of the British commander Lord Gort, and sections of the -ress pointed to it as a moral against sending any invasion force to the continent unless it was fully trained and equipped. Lord Gort reported shortages of equipment and failure of toordina* Uon among the allied armies. The Daily Express said the report "ought to be enough to stop the in- vastonlsts, shouting and bawling for immediate action before we make tanks to do it with. Brave men must never be sacrificed again by being sent to war without proper weapons." Gort revealed that the government made him "sole Judge" on the question of the surrender of the British expeditionary force in the event the Germans cut off the troops from the beach head at Dunkerque. Lord Gort related for the first time how Allied Generalissimo Maxim* Weygand called for a counterattack by the British even as they were being taken home from the beaches of Dunkerque. He also said that in another instance the British war office ordered an attack which had become impractical befare the order was Issued. He blamed that on faulty Information lecelfed from the French. The former commander said the French persisted in refusing to withdraw to cover of the Dunkerque evacuation until the final moment. When they Joined the movement, Cart's dispatches reported. the French nearly caused chaos by blocking roads with melees equipment. He acid British forces embarked at Dunkerque were made up at 311,532 fit men and U.06> casualties and 112.54* «Otod troops,-moat of-tbem the A mid-day red army bulletin reported no new gains for the naat invaders, acting merely that the «day-old struggle before particularly fierce, with vaat destruc- of man and mafhlnm an tmth Adolf Hitler's high r"mm»M re- portad that naai warplauea In at- tacfca on Soviet troopships fleeing 'Odessa, ffuesliri Buck sea port, had sunk or damaged 14 ships and that the pursuit of "the beaten foe" was continuing between the Sea of Aeov and the DooeU river. German dive-bombers splattered Odessa's harbor with a hall of ex- ploaiva* a* Soviet transports at- temptad to reacue trapped red army troops from the burning city, the Torpedo Hits U. S. Destroyer While on Atlantic Patrol Duty; Ship Stays Afloat, Men Safe French, also were rescued. The day is past,-" Lord Gort said, "when aoeles can be hurriedly raised, equipped and placed m the field, for pyM^f" war demand* the ever' of complicated ma- tcriaL- In the Battle of Flanders, he said, to placemen in the area they to employ at least me band.-he said, the British armored forces to the theater of war amounted to seven divisional cavahy regiments equipped with Bght tangs, one regiment of armored ears of an obsolete pattern, and two battalions of infantry tanks, the tatter except for- U Mark 11 tanks bring armed each with one machine-gun only." The cross on the map above Indicates the approximate position of the U. S. destroyer Keamy when it was torpedoed while on patrol duty. Damaged but not sunk, the warship was able to proceed under it* own power. Berlin Remains Silent On Destroyer Incident BERLIN — (AP) — Authorized Germans said tonight they had only American reports of the torpedoing of the U. 8. destroyer Kearny and were unable to comment because there was no Indication that a German naval vessel was involved. They pointed out, besides, that German submarines are now in constant touch with their bases and usually return to their stations before making reports. Destroyer Incident In Defense Zone, States President Chief Executive Calm At Press Conference But Dodges Questions HYDE PARK. N. President Roosevelt Y. — (AP) — today Confessed Slayer of Five N IM* Heny but After Escipe Is Blocked LAWRKNCEBURG, IND.—(AP)— Virginias (Dink) Carter, who Sheriff William Winegard said confessed killing five persons, was kept under guard in solitary confinement overnight because he warned he would nuke a break for liberty or death If given the electric chair. Carter Is on trial on a charge of hto ntaot. Mary Kttsabeth May M. the ery that bars the »-y«ar-otd Aurora had sawed out three of his third floor eatt la-foet repe of saW he'd bean the sheriff seat figures on escaping if he gets the chair." Wincgard said Carter told him be preferred death by police gun fire to the electric chair. The sheriff seal Carter also con- lllng his parents>in-lav. and Nina Agrue. both «. and bk krathers-m-law, Leo and WttUMn Agrue, M and 10, on thekr eaufhwesT of Lawrenceburg the aay, Carter laid the 1 0 a grudge he had held and Wiluaai forced him to •sarry their sjpter, Mary. He later divorosd Mary and married her sk- tr~. Leone, now 0. Judge Jfterris W. MrManaman ad- aattteitf the confession into evidence yesterday. Submits lid for Study Of Wor Aid Ropoyments WAJUONGTON — (AP> — Uost of a rneiaHeiinn to the States Unttad Sta k baaeflU «i secum far World way HMUMI and 'for belne eiwan foeaten ^^"^•^p ^—.^-» W^W^^p.* oaw. we* aafced h> Deduced y«*tfrday fey ftea rhertss Dtwty Ui-ttU. President Weighs Victory Program Wor Setup May Take Half of U. S. Income WASHINGTON — (AP) — President Roosevelt, it was learned authoritatively today, has ordered the army, navy and office of production management to draft and study a -victory program" involving expenditures of up to t50.000.000.000 annually for American defense and aid to Britain and other countries. The program, based on matching Germany* intensive diversion of its national income to war production, to still in the foraeative stage no definite deetotone have yet been reached, official that the just how said. They drafted so effort to baaweed to be halt of KB national in ten* «f present budgets, the tentative "victory program'* would dltures. The budget bureau has tienated that- federal easts in the current fiscal year will be t24,0te> asserted _ of _. .. __ . Kearny southwest of Iceland was clearly in the American defense The chief executive declined, how* ever, to discuss the incident in detail, telling a-press conference be would leave that to the navy department In Washington Three minutes after reaching his home here this morning. Secretary Knox advised him by phone of the attack on the Keamy. He appeared surprised that the press had teamed of the torpedoing so soon. But there was little evidence of alarm in his bearing over the fact that an American warship had been hit for the first time since the war in Europe began. Mr. Roosevelt said, in response to questions, that he had no information about casualties or possible retaliation by the Kearny. Kearny Designed To Take Pounding And Keep Afloat Better Construction Reflected in Vessel's Survival of Torpedo WASHINGTON — (AP) — The Kearny's survival of a torpedo attack without casualties or mortal damage was viewed by naval men todsy as evidence of the staunch, improved construction of the new craft and her sister ships. Completed only last year, the Keirny was designed to withstand much greater battle punishment as well as to hit harder and speed faster than earlier and smaller destroyers. Watertight compartment*, which can be closed quickly to localise damage, are more numerous. Like battleships, new type destroyers have double "skins" of steel, but 1% was considered unlikely the outer skin of any would suffice to explode a torpedo whue the in intact From ,tk* aavy* tew wuiounot- ment, Informed quarters «*nj£* .JJf otherleSt TO an inquiry wneutef me aame- instnictions. to hunt down the marauder, had been given as in the case of the destroyer Greer, .the chief executive merely replied that rgular navy orders applied. Unsuccessful torpedo attacks were made on the Greer last month in the same general vicinity as the Kearny attack today. Cautiously rebuff ing* all efforts of reporters to draw him out on the Kearny torpedoing by referring them back to the navy department, Mr. Roosevelt would not even go so far as to say whether he thought another act of piracy on the high dined to believe the ably struck the bow. a half-ton of TUT In the destroyert stern almost inevitably would have put the propaUinff mechanism of rornmisstnn. It was beuered. An explosion amidships ml«ht conceivably occur without eaustnf casualties or crippling damage, but the chances for such an deemed teat likely than if the blow occurred nearer the forward end of the veeael. Destroyers such as the Kearny are understood to have four fire Attack Occurs in Same Genera! Area as Greer Incident Over Month Ago WASHINGTON — (AP) — The United States destroyer Kearny w&a torpedoed in the North Atlantic today, the navy announced, but sur« vived the attack with no reported casualties and was able to proceed under her own power. The news brought a prompt demand from Senator Pepper (D-Fla) that the navy retaliate "with two sinkings for each assault" and a comment by Representative Cox (D- Ga) that if the Germans are guilty. "It is probably the incident for which we have been waiting." On patrol duty in an area where the navy has orders to "capture or destroy" axis-controlled submarines or surface raiders, the year-old destroyer was torpedoed at a point about 350 miles south and west of Iceland. Senator Nye (R-ND), critic of administration policies, said "when the navy operates under the shoot- Ing orders that the President has given, we ought not to be surprised when these things occur. I wouldn't let this mean war, so far as X am concerned." ' Senator Bridges (R-NH) called the torpedoing "an open act of defiance by Hitler." "This presents a wholly different problem than attacks made upon our merchant ships and further complicates the problem we face.* Bridges said. "When American naval vessels are attacked there should certainly be no hesitancy about the timing of our merchant ships.'' Destroyer Owe eff Newest Secretary of State Hull's comment was confined to the terse remark that what he has saiqVon previous occasions about German U-boat activities applied. On these occasions he has described their attacks as piratical. The commander of the Kearny is Lieutenant A, L. Denis, 42, who took chane of the 15,000,000 craft last year. The Kearny, completed only last year, Is one of the navy's newe* destroyers. Armed with the standard 9-lnda gun battery carried by ships of her elaas, the steamy la Mi fee* has a af-foat where steam Is generated from elL and conceivably only two of thee* compartments night have bate manned. An eaptaalon wrecking 4ne or more idle compartmenU thus might occur without casualties. been rotnni newspaperman re- thai supernctoUy it wee , that a destroyer could have bat by a tiepiin without being - • •• «^ . _ _ - ought 'to navy and get some Information. Whether it was to be implied that some new anil-submarine protection has been designed far Mtreaduy Prior to the torpedoing of the Kearny, eight American-owned merchant vessels were sent to the bottom in the more than two years of the European war, The latest was the 7.063-ton tanker I. C. White, owned'by American interests and flying the Panamanian flag. She was torpedoed on the south Atlantic on Sept. 37. Others were: The Americanifiag City of Ray- vilie which struck a mine and sank in Australian waters in It40. One death. ' The Charles Pratt, a tanker owned by the Panama Transport company, a subaidtory of Standard Oil company (New Jersey) torpedoed and sunk Dec. 21, 1MB, off Watt Africa, TW» astoawg in crew of 4J. _The Ijawrtran fief Robin Moor. lantieMay tL lt»lae»ofntr operated Hold offer Tkrootoning To Kill Womon in Car, Man Hongs Self in Cell CHICAGO — rAP)—Albert Flnk- The studies so far do not show for. the man who told a 3*-yaar-«id where the money would come I ram.} Chicago woman during a two hour Even with the steepest taxes in bis- automobile ride how he planned to tory. reotstiy enacted, the highest kill her and then himself with _» federal revenue in sight, .according shotgun, hanged himself laat night, to offfetsto. to about tIijaM.OOt.ttt a Tinkler's body was found hanging year. Piwtumably the -victory pro- in a cell of the central police buUd- gnun" if adopted would mean even ing. He had been seised by polke greater taxes e*d borrowing on the when Miss Dolores Maytone. whom | gigantic acato. ••. .he forced to drive him around in her automobile, drove into a tft'lfy'g station and leaped out. Miss Maytone, a former supervisor at the municipal feiberculods sanitarium. said^Finkler. who gave hto age as 41. farced his way into her car yesterday morning, threatening to kill bar as they drove through northwest side streets. her of The AaMrican-flag Stoat . beeabed from ttf air and suBk IB the Gulf of Sees Sept. B. Mo loss of life. The Montane, former Danish stay BprrMftd by the maritime *~ Dtdced and sunk Sept. 11 hi off Iceland. Crew of 2t rescued. The Pink Star, operated by marl- under pei um * m '* >r Stote Oil Tox Contested In Five More Lawsuits SPfUNOPIBLD. ILL. — (AP) — Five esote SUMS challenging validity of the aww three per cent ell production tea have bean Sled kt oatuM* circuit court te tilUgl.ll In Bringing the already of suits cha) Garter Off on injunc- fuotfftin the elate gflLUM: Pure OH navtov haw: oaaunittad to a sanl. tariUB last sueuner while she was X-ray terhnirlan there. ami Refining company. tlijttfJl; Frontier Fuel Oil company. t»,4tMt; and Frank H Schraaoar. Lewto Production company, j. B, Wbiesnetot, John lYeuchana, Can P. CWMM*, K. ft, WWapte aad 8. J. fetid, IntlJt, regtotry. totpsdoad and sunk Sept. It 2* miles southwest of Iceland, Twelve mtosing in crew of M. So. Illinois to Colobrptt Wor Mont's Completion MARION. ILL, — (AP) — Several southern niinois towns will cooperate Sunday in the public dedica- tian and fteg.iraising oeramonlfie for Jht jgjttt sere nifeaaai ordnance plant at Crab Orchard lake touth- weat ef Marion. Lieut Col. L. M. Van flteenti coeo- xaandtef offionr. tad MaJ. Frank er, are arranging the progratt. Scores of • Junarioan I^gjton, Vet* eraas of Foreign Wars and Spaniib War Vitsteni parts wUI be repre- awtod. The MHtthera DMnoto Normal of Oarbondate aoi e»veral will avallahlt, the navy < TM poattten given for the torpedo attack-WM the ewme general are*where the deatroyar Oreer was sfei- tacked mvawaMsMly by a ambnu- rine mort tban t> jkaoBth ago. Fkat AMaek Staa* FaW Warning It was toe first! torpedoing since President Rotawvjttt't speech of U wnion flare the fleet its orders and barred all "defensive waters'* of the United States to Hto wareraf t. Although the orders were issued on Sept. 11, Secretary of Navy Knox revealed that they did (Continued on THE WEATHEK (By The Associated Press) For Chicago and vicinity: Occasional light rain this afternoon and tonight, ending early. Saturday morning, becoming fair Satur- urday afternoon; wanner tonight and Saturday. Further outlook: Fair and coaler Saturday night and Sunday. Illinois: Occasional light rain tonight and east and extreme south portions Saturday morning, becoming fair Saturday; somewhat wanner tonight and Saturday. Iowa: Mostly cloudy with occasional light rain this afternoon and tonight, becoming fair We tonight and Saturday; wanaer tonight and to southeast Saturday; slightly In west and north Saturday. FAN CHICAGO - (AP) - ^aaaet.faT the patted frox* p. w. kaaay se t:tt p. av. Great Lakes with •:tt Upper at beginning of period. and with fUghtfr oaater Mlnneaaav Wit" oomdn and towa Saturday and Saturday night, and v > *^tf and In* Sunday *"d ftiimtar night. cooler again toward end of period, Killing-' frOlt n«ifh»fr In fn^tft^ Illinois, and southern Iowa. Precipitation ught in Iowa *"M* •ooarata In Tnrtainy Itt« nois and Wisconsin, occurring last part of period throughout district and at beginning of period in moderate area.

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