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Bismarck Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1943, Bismarck, North Dakota Thought for Were I to my life over I should live it just as 1 have I neither complain of the oor do I tear the THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE North Dakota a Oldest 1873 Slightly cooler tonight and Sunday Probably VOLUME 70-NUMBEH 127 N. MAY 29.1943 PRICE FIVE CENTS 5 Yanks Capture Fish-Hook Ridge Flying Forts Hit Yank Bombers South Flanks By the Associated Press A great armada of U. S. Flying blasted anew at Hitler's European fortress operating from bases in even ian morale underwent a new series of jolts in the wake of bombing assaults on three Italian mainland cities and three of Italy's island The ed from attacking the northern flank in In the Italy saw American bombers ing fresh destruction upon the land cities of Foggia and while other Allied raiders attacked Sardinia and Pan- telleria on the trans-Mediterranean invasion In Invasion talk ated the and the navy correspondent of the News icle Greatest Naval Operation Pending greatest naval operation in history is It will be a landing of an Allied army on the continent of Lord Beaverbrook's London Daily Express this We may take Associated Press reports from said the Germans were reinforcing garrisons in western Europe with their best motorized Other informants said ler was too nervous over a possible Allied Invasion of the continent to launch his expected offensive on the Russian Allied headquarters announced that U. 8. Plying Fortresses In- at and London sources declared that ships of the Italian fleet time of the An Italian communique listed SI killed and 349 injured at the most distant point in Northern Italy yet reached by Allied bombers from Africa and said six others were killed and nine injured in an attack on 13 miles east of Italians Acknowledge Damage The Italian command edged considerable damage to public and private in While American and British bombers violently hammered Eu- southern ally marking up a 19-to-2 score over the enemy in planes destroyed in aerial combat waves of Public Is Invited New Service Center Here To Hold Sunday 1_ Every Bismarck is Invited to attend an from 6 to 8 p. at the new Service Center which will be opened June 1 in the American Legion club rooms in the World War Memorial In Issuing the M. B. chairman of the Service to Nazis Locked in Fight For Kuban Valley army troops were locked in a bitter struggle to drive the Germans from the lower Kuban and land and aerial activity further northward indicated that this first major campaign of the summer may be only the forerunner of several to develop along the long Russian The Soviet midnight communique merely reaffirmed that fighting is continuing northeast of has pictured as many as Russian troops tering indecisively at the German Kuban backed by strong port of tanks and Heavy Losses The Berlin radio said attacking Soviet infantry suffered heavy losses but reiterated is not likely that fighting will abate in this sector for the time fierce fighting de- for hilly country south of the swamps of the lower reaches of the Kuban the German broadcast The Russian communique de- scribed air attacks on German trucks carrying troops and on munitions com- railway trains artillery batteries an the 95 miles southwest af 65 miles east of and between Bryansk and were targets Thursday night for long range Russian a Moscow broadcast Troop activity also was reported along the Smolensk where the communique said Red forces wiped out about a company of man destroyed guns and smashed Germans Scout Smolensk Area The Russians said the Germans were reconnoitering the Smolensk either scouting the of a Russian offensive in the area or seeking soft spots In the Russian line for a drive of their Servicemen committee of the leigh County said he hopes all local persons will see the facilities which are provided for servicemen and help to promote their use by men in service who are home on furlough or passing through Atmosphere The Legion club room has been equipped with ample facilities for writing letters and with magazines and books for use by such Through the use of standing lamps and other equipment donated by local a at- has been introduced by Mrs. Norman head of the feminine division of the service to servicemen The plan is to have the center open daily from 2 to 10 p. with a hostess always on duty during those Thirty-three women have offered their services as Through the courtesy of G. E. manager ot the marck and Capital service folk will be given free tickets for motion picture when they call at tho Gifts acknowledged by the com- include Ruth Mrs. F. H. books and cards Mrs. Haryr two floor Mrs. Gordon table nis Tavis Music radio Mr. and Mrs. W. R. phonograph and The have six sons In the Hostesses Named Women who have volunteered to work as hostesses are Mmes. Worth F. H. George Mrs. Fred Phil Matt M. B. G. 8. S. Gordon J. J. W. T. Paul Jane Roscoe Helen William Florence Charles A. macher and Grace and the Misses Margaret Lucille Lois Rita Margaret Helen dine Flora Ann and The hostesses have been called to a meeting in the Legion club rooms at p. Dickinson Paper Gets Woman Editor N. D. Miss Sarah Halliburton of Tuesday succeeds Thomas H. who has been acting editor of the Dickinson Press since March 15. Miss Halliburton has arrived in Offices to Be Closed Monday All county and state fices along with a majority of retail establishments will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Federal will remain open as usual in com- with practice established to speed war activities in bigger centers but which also applies The Tribune will suspend for the day in tribute to the dead of the last war and so that its employes may observe the holiday with their Veterans to Lead Memorial Day Parade Monday Veterans and auxiliaries will make up the first two sections of the Memorial Day parade here announced P. W. chairman of the Veterans of For- eign Wars committee in I The parade will move at i m v The parade marshal will be Gen. Heber L. and he will have as his aides Col. A. Col. P. L. Maj. G. L. Capt. A. L. Lt. L. Benson and Lt. L. O. C. W. local American gion John state Veterans of Foreign Wars Malvin local VFW commander and Charles local commander of the Spanish War will head the first Veterans First They will be followed by the American Legion with its color Veterans of Foreign United Spanish War Dis- abled American Veterans ana bers of thr Service to Yanks Drop 19 Tons Explosive On 3 Jap Bases ALLIED HEADQUARTERS AUSTRALIA Nineteen tons j of a considerable weight for the Southwest Pacific where the targets involved are much smaller than those being in cascaded down upon three Japanese dromes in the New sector Defying bad formations of Flying Fortresses and Liberators swept 325 miles up the New Guinea north coast beyond where 28 tons were dropped to lash at the airfields of Dagua and Many of the fires started appeared to be burning communique Fighting their way heavy Fortresses opened the at- tack before They were ed by a mixed flight of Liberators and Despite the intensity of the anti-aircraft not a single Allied raider was The Japanese chose Allied air base on Australia's north coast 300 miles east of for the targets of eight M hv six said the 50 bombs dropped caused only slight damage and no Spitfires engaged the raiders at shot down three ers for certain and damaged others at a cost of two defending Southwest of a Liberator strafed a village near the mouth of the Sepik one of the largest waterways in northeast New Guinea and a Boston bombed a Japanese supply base in the Salamaua Leader ot the second section will be Harry District 4 VFW followed by DAV and American Legion aries and war the United Spanish-American auxiliary and the Daughters of the American tion in Capt. E. G. Wanner will be the third section with the high school Red Cross Women's Relief student Boy Girl Scouts and horse club riders following Where Sections Form section will form on facing south with the Said Desiring to Quit Moscow Post in a Washington dispatch quoting Informed says that William H. ley has notified President Roosevelt of his desire to resign Immediately as ambassador to While official comment was the newspaper reported It was said that had been contemplating resigning to has now advanced the According to the it was the admiral expressed his desire in a telegram on or about the day Joseph E. Davies arrived in Moscow May 19 with the President's The Times tag hea o coton a Sri on and has not yet that Admiral Lest They Die in Vain Memorial Day of 1943 is a time of of soul-searching for us It is a challenge from both the past and the one which we can ignore only at our On this day we honor our the blood which has come down to us from our ancestors and the blood which has been shed for us by our sung and throughout the It is a time of going back to our of appraising the qualities which have made America As we lay wreaths upon the graves of our own and the nation's loved we hark back to the virtues which contributed to the building of a great Of the resolution and resourcefulness of those who hewed a civilization from the of the heroism of those who preserved it from outside sion of the virtue which defended it against corruption and iniquity And even the dullest among us realizes that these times call for a resurgence of these for a revival of the national Let no one assume that virtue develops automatically in the minds and hearts of a On the They are produced only by careful by cious attention to the factors of our We see about us every day grim evidence of zens missing golden opportunities to display their Men and women who might rise to heroism under more dramatic circumstances find themselves un- able to practice the unspectacular virtues which are a real contribution to the cause of humanity in the present Thus we have many men who refuse to subjugate their own self-interest to the national perhaps because they see no necessity for it. Some of them go on strike for higher Others oa war Sull others operate black markets while thousands of well-meaning citizens A considerable number stretch the truth to the limit to get C gasoline ration then act as though gasoline rations were not intended for Against such practices Memorial Day cries out in protest to all who have ears to Quietly and in- it demands that we compare our actions with those of the heroes we that we judge our own patriotism by the standards which they have set for If we fail to measure up the burden is on our own Of those who place money above patriotism the gold stars in our new service flags you think we gave our lives for the meager wages the government paying To those who value convenience sical comfort more than patriotism you think we the of the sands of the bleak shores of Attu island because we found comfort and convenience Viewed from this there is a practical value to Memorial It can help to make us better citizens if we only will learn the lessons it Time moves It is a far cry from the Blue and the Gray of the first Memorial Day to the In the background we see bobbing through the shadows of our history the dusty riders of the plains who won the West for the campaign hats of the ish the olive drab of the first World They throughout the length and breadth of our Their ashes hallow our They were heroes And they bid us be heroes also lest they have died in Polls for School Election Jap Attu Force Now in Area of 4 Square Miles WASHINGTON United States troops have captured Fish-Hook im- portant Japanese stronghold on Attu the navy re- ported and the main enemy force on the island is now contained in a mountainous area of only three to four square The conquest of Fish-hook flanking the main remaining was described by officers here as contributing to the security of American lines stretching northward base of the north eastern peninsula on Attu into the harbor A navy communique said that the Japanese positions on Fish-hook ridge were entrenched above the cloud line and American soldiers had to scale 60 degree ridges in the face of strong enemy fire to reach Tanks Advance Army troops were reported in a navy communique late Friday to have advanced along a ridge com- manding the area between the two lakes and other units assaulted a second ridge running at right an- gles to the This latter of hook ridge and as a result of the which followed artillery and mortar a Japanese strong point on fish-hook ia the navy's Meanwhile patrol units felt out Japanese strength on still a third ridge extending eastward from the floor of In an earlier bulletin Friday the navy had reported that on day attack by U. S. troops to eliminate the enemy from the ridge south of Lake Cories is in There was no further report on this but some authorities here said that in order to make an effective assault on the southern end of the line units of the American forces must have Bremen through positions south of Lake The overall American strategy obviously was to slash the held territory up into small pieces and clean these out one by The detailed reports of advances in the last few days indicated that this plan was being effectively carried through although the job was a One of the it was lies in the fact that the Japanese have dug themselves into the hills high in the mountains above the fog line so that American soldiers must fight their way up the snowy slopes of Attu's mountains and clean out the fox holes and machine gun nests in the sunlit heights above before they can push on with secure areas behind northern defenses Winding up a week of Hitlers breaking large numbers of planes thundered over the English channel during the night with the rising the offensive con- Saturday morning as strong formations headed toward northern With Saturday still to it was RAF fliers had already rung up the greatest total of bombs dropped on Europe In any week of the highlighted by raids on Dortmund and dorf and a attack on site of the giant Krupps munitions Allies Use Cape Ben Base As the demolition program hit new Berlin furi- threatened re- with new diabolical against and the German people were being told that it was to be in Berlin today than in London day after On the southern nearly 100 Flying Fortresses bombed the lian port of 160 miles north The Russians stabbed also at the Donets river where heavy artillery fire pounded German de- fense a German and trucks and The Russians credited lery fire with breaking up a man concentration west of asserting that 150 German officers and men were killed there and ply trucks were German forces attacked Russian lines in an unspecified sector of the northwestern the Russians but were forced to retreat when the Russians held their firs until the Germans closed then tered the drive with Former Local Youth Wins Navy Citation Son of a Bismarck Mrs. J D. has been commended by the navy for his de- votion to duty and courage as a member of the crew of the U. S. S. of and left a fiery trail of i He U Roy John and his havoc among oil docks citation declared that the and Direct Battle of the Coral Sea on May were scored on three ships in 1942 our side was victorious largely because men like you some 40 formed their duties in an exemplary can Liberators dropped 80 tons of fashion bombs on the air base at Young father flew in France straying or damaging at least 13 in the last according to a bombers on the AH C. S. story carried by a Seattle 1 the where she was telegraph editor of the Southeast from the journalism school of the University of Missouri in Miss Halliburton is an experienced who has her own newspapers and has been employed on several pers in the South and COMMISSIONER KILLED CHUNGKING The nese commissioner for Sikang in western was Wednesday by five gunmen and one of his bodyguards also was wounded a dispatch said The named traveling by automobile in district when he was at- It was at horse club on Thayer facing head of column at The parade will start at Second and follow Second to Main Main to Fourth to Broadway to Fifth to Thayer to Sixth to Rosser to j Ninth to Broadway and west on Broadway to the city auditorium where the Memorial Day program U to start at 11 m. planes returned Other Allied fliers pommeled Axis airdromes in Sardinia and Sicily and again raided tbe strategic I stone island of 45 miles east of Cape A John brought clipping back to Bismarck with him and another works in Commercial Vehicles Banned from Parades WASHINGTON Ore and other commercial vehicles must not be used m Memorial Day or other the Office of Defense rated Saturday out that b lotted to vehicles only for essential ODT an operator who IMS his vehicle in or in otter may have gasoline reduced by tbe amount of BANDS be caning dog catcher Jim Marshall from DOW Oa his wax to some he mentioned to wot townspeople that he bad to KSQ two stray dois Re- a window m the no 7 N. D. Postoffices Get Presidential Rank N. D North Dakota post offices an among the approximately 1.200 fourth class post offices to be advanced to rank July 1 by order of Postmaster General Frank Tbe North Dakota post offices to be so advanced are at Forest Pisek and Presidential class are pointed by tbe President and firmed by tbe They re- an annual salary with a mini- mum of Tbe appointment is for Bfe end tbe have dril service FALL CATTLE SALE for tbe annual faD cattle salt win be drawn at a meeting here Saturday of tbe Montana Secretary John O. ris Should Display Flags on Both Monday Put out your flags both day and This instruction to Bismarck merchants and householders was issued Saturday by E. C. chairman of the American flag The he is to raise the Hag only to half-mast un- til then to full staff for tbe remainder of the a matter of and to avoid the possibility of flag touching the merchants were ad- vised to keep their flags at full staff throughout each who have flags could make a little family of this flag suggested On display during this holiday for tbe first time will be tbe ttg new 10 by 15 which has purchased by Bismarck organisations for use on holidays and special It win be flown from tba pole in Northern Pacific joining in this enterprise wen tbe American Veterans of Spanish-American War veterans and Disabled of tbe World The flag bat been presented to tbe city and win be under tbe Jurisdiction of police which has been charged with tbe doty of seeing that it is displayed on tbt proper attach smaller from UM Farmers Vote to Keep Valley City on MWT VALLEY N. The farm vote is in and Valley City will stay on Mountain War Valley City business and civic leaders several weeks ago ed switching back to Central War as a number of cities to the state have but decided to poll the farmers of the area as to their preference and abide by their vote Three hundred and 68 ballot cards were sent out by the Civic and Com- merce Of the 264 re- plies to two of the farmers polled were 28 favored return to Central War and 234 favored staying on the tain War Time decreed as the of- time in North Dakota for the duration of the President's war time abroad or But there seems to be no question that he has be- come dissatisfied with conditions surrounding his present mission and feels it of little use for him to con- in his present ing to some his message of resignation was Quoting the dispatch says U. S. military and naval aides in Russia have reported directly to their departments in Washington instead of through the and some of them at times have not given him their 1 The Times story said cording to information to the was when President Roosevelt sent Davies to Moscow with the letter to Stalin Instead of transmitting it through the HULL CLAIMS IGNORANCE OF DESIRE 1 WASHINGTON Secretary of State Cordell Hull said Saturday he knew nothing of a reported de- sire of Adm. William H. Standley to as ambassador to the Soviet The New York Times Saturday i morning to a Washington dispatch quoted informed as saying that Standley had been con- templating resigning to Solons Table Tuesday Open from 11 to 7 Fathers Polling places for the school board election Tuesday will be open from 11 a. m. to 7 p. A. C. Van city superintendent of an- There will be three polling places in the They are the Will the William Moore school and the Transient Falls to i Death in Fargo I N. 1 temporarily identified as Roy F. about of 1 was killed Friday night when he i slipped and fell from an iron ing on which he was sitting and I fell Into a A the man was reported by witnesses to have reached for one 1 of his crutches that slipped on the sidewalk and lost his balance 1 His skull was fractured and he 1 died shortly after reaching a Identification was made by a draft registration junior high Each voter will vote at the one nearest his Terms ol two present members oi the B. O. Refvem and Glenn C. expire and thus far they are the only candidates who have Refvem is the present board Terms are for three over board members are Dr. W. L. Larson and Theodore whose terms expire next and George F. whose term expires in 1943. Kilday to defer fathers pending Uon of all other available men in any particular state was quietly knocked on the head Friday by the senate military affairs the committee ed the and Chairman Reynolds interpreted the action as dooming the measure sponsored by Rep Kilday and ed by the While technically it remains Remolds ed that 999 times out of a tabled never is brought up VAUGHN DELEATH DIES N. singer and sometimes known as the lady died Friday A native of Mt. she made her first broadcast in 1920. HERO there Is any further question about the esteem for the rejuvenated Somebody jimmied a display case and stole a picture of Manager Bucky Medora Plans Rodeo On Fourth oi July N. D. Plans are ready to tbe making for a typical Wild West July Fourth celebration A rodeo is scheduled with bare- back saddle bronc trick riding and a tog of war between Dickinson and field American Legion Many of tbe noted riders of the will spit oat their climb off the corral and clamber back into the saddle to show they can still ride Tbe celebration U being arranged by tbe Medora Chamber of Com- of which B. Van Der Hoeven Is Myers Describes Action in Which A Took Part Wheels Crush Life from Lisbon Boy i N. D. Donald 6-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bosshard was crushed to death beneath the wheels of a truck here i The playing in an alley with other children was run over by a truck driven by Willis of 1 who was hauling Dewey Ransom county said an may be held but that a date has not been OF MAIL FRAUD DEL Poor of the Mantle which for 15 yean preached business to an estimated from Rhode Island to faced prison convicted of Bails to de- trad and UM securities Men of the 184th infantry were made veterans of war on their first night on Capt. Joe V. the man who commanded Bismarck's Company A much of the time on the said Captain Myers is in Bismarck for several days while on leave from a hospital at to which he wag sent after returning to the United States about a month Tall and despite with malaria and yellow the officer who commanded Bismarck to some of the toughest ing on the island very inch i the here be has visited with of Bismarck men kitted in 1 with families of some of itOl In Uw Bomb Pacific and He BSA talked to marck tad ot bus and has received numerous other imitations to Headed Party Captain Myers was executive ot- ticer of Grafton's Company C when the regiment Landed on He was a first lieutenant He the cow familiar i story of how the convoy hove to off the about 6 o'clock on the of last Oct. 13. and men of the 194th began disembarking from their They went over 'the sides of the on rope landing cumbered into boats and were carried to It was fast and hard work for the Job of getting UM unloaded in Detachments from each company went to do the work of from smaller boats Captain Myers was hi charge of tils first landing In command ot Company A at the time was Capt. Sterling A Walker of Came Over The first Jap the North sighted were a fleet of bombers that came over at 11.15 a BL. dropping bombs on the beach where the men were unloading the boats and on Henderson i There were other during the to the name and rines gare enemy artillery la the bms behind airfield opened up cm the airfield and Late to ttM evening regiment ordered to toon for- ward tbe defensive lines around Henderson and then was overnight about two east between and Henderson Shortly after midnight a ot Japanese op short op on tht tons of Into tbe on Pin RAID STORE raiding the liquor store here escaped with 59 bottles of assorted valued at They broke In through the front door and cers said they knew just what they took the best brands CONFERENCE GRAND N. quarterly police conference be conducted in Grand Forks June 9 under direction of Werner special agent in charge of tbe FBI i at Sioux S. according to a notice received here by Police i Chief Ed M FOR MANY LAKE N. award goes to Mrs. Rosa Lynda of Lake She has U eras on bower by Henri Algiers radio said la a broadcast recorded by the rd
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