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Bismarck Tribune, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1945, Bismarck, North Dakota thought lot The divine power moves with but at the same time THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE North Dakota's Oldest 1873 The Mostly fair and colder this afternoon and ishing Friday fair and continued Low tonight high Friday VOLUME 39 N. FEBRUARY 15, 1945 PRICE FIVE CENTS Russ Race Across Germany With Aid of Mighty Allied Air Blows Canadians Smash to Rhine 2SS" rar rorce For Major Gains Drive Threatens fo Outflank Ruhr Munitions Center through flood waters the west bank of the Rhine Emmerich Thursday ind swung slowly along the end of the Rhine ey in a drive behind the line threatening to out- lank the Ruhr munitions in- The 20-mile Kleve front was the ply active one in the On its bath British empire troops rushed a series of violent German and pressed close to Is key defense bastions of Goch Nowhere was there evidence that he Canadians were attempting to TOSS the wide The offense has overrun 120 square nost of it in more and more Germans were drawn Into the battle which steadily was ing the German flank In the Barrages from hundreds upon of Field Marshal big guns and huge fleets f Allied planes paralyzed every lan attempt to regain ground and terrible threat was BO real to the and the very heart f the German war that Field Walther von Model ired every reserve he could The Rhine was reached at There the river is normally feet wide but breaches in dykes i the desolate lowlands have made even more and west of the Rhine was as wide as the English nel Calais and Dover and flood waters were eight feet leaving only Islands of sunken The Canadians used amphibious tanks to ad- Three of Gen. Eisenhower's to the south watched a gradual of floods on the Roer river arring their path to the Cologne Still farther south and near le center of the western the Third army made quarter ille advances to within eight miles t where military Alsace was Jugoslav government n Exile to Belgrade LONDON Prime Minister inn and other members the Yugoslav left London before daybreak en route to Belgrade to lerge themselves with Marshal i's liberation committee in a new King Peter did not accompany the The plan for formation of a av interim In which ito is expected to be was by the at the Subasic is ex- acted to become foreign minister the new which will until a general election can i Tokyo Admits Bombing Damage rained fire and explosives anew on pan's home island and War Secretary Stimson said Nippon's area of conquest offers no cure safety Almost simultaneously ihe war department announced that a new group of the giant bombers now is operating from Tinian island in the Tokyo radio acknowledged damage to the important in- a fleet of 60 The enemy account said the planes loosed their explosives and diary bombs also in Mie pre- fecture across Atsuta bay from confirmed reconnaissance tures showing the ling of the important Tokyo said the plants are be- ing moved to A week ago Stimson told Discussing the reporters that although air ress against the anese homeland at his news Stimson Japanese admit the present damage to their in- dustry and the certainty of much greater damage in the future when they speak of moving airplane factories and other vital plants to city of Nagoya Enemy accounts have attacks had been doing age to enemy pan's productiveness has not yet been fundamentally Today he said damage in- on an aircraft factory at Ota last week was In announcing the new Tinian Gen. H. H. Ar- Brutal Atrocities Reported In i skies black from new enemy demolition ican troops cautiously ened an inevitable death noose Thursday on Japanese so perate they cold-bloodedly shot and bayonetted civilians in South Yanks of three divisions closed in on the fighting for each street amid a flood of front line reports of Japanese at- matching the of The Americans had to move fully so as not to kill civilians within the Japanese Front line counts told of the enraged Japanese Reich Industry Threatened shooting and bayoneting the un- armed civilians at their Flames Sweep Old City Explosions and flames swept the oH the and late districts along the Manila bay shore of the river The wrought by tlon threatened to equal HOLLAND that which ravaged the Escolta iness district north of the The doomed holed up primarily in the where some walls are 40 feet thick at the were weakened but still Japanese artillery fire fell off markedly alter American big said it increase the scope of bombing operations against He added that with quarters of the 21st command established on Guam and the original bases on Saipan in full jor islands of the Marianas group now become an sive center of operations in the Aside from reporting that a force of hit Honshu the war department's first an- of the newest strike gave no Coghlan Conviction Upheld on Appeal ST. MO. The U. S. circuit court of appeals Thursday affirmed the conviction of Joseph N. on U counts of making false tions for farmers and omitting in- formation relative to personal erty holdings of farmers so that they could qualify under the Lemke farm bankruptcy Coghlan had been sentenced to two years Imprisonment on each of the 11 Coghlan has sought a directed dict of not He contended that he did not act as an agent of the and that the of the applications did not con- concealment of assets on his part. The appellate court found that was an agent of the fanners and that his being an attorney at law did not render him immune to license to practice the court not a license to commit a The original indictment of lan was returned by a North kota federal district court grated Jury Aug. 5, 1942 and Coghlan was tried In federal district court at marck in the spring of 1944, and Shaded areas show possible Allied drives into German industrial areas In Rhineland and the Canadian First Army forces advanced on Emmerich in their offensive at the end ot the while S. Third Army drove through 10 n j Churchill Cheered ly Athens Throng Prime ter Churchill arrived here by plane Wednesday and received a stirring in Constitution square as he Athenians to party and promised personal f operation in the rehabilitation of are great Churchill tic the are the jys when darkness rolls away and le future lies before your country I has been much i ind ignorance of our on and misrepresentation of sues fought out here in as an I am proud of the part the British played in protecting this 1m- city from violence and an- Leaders Okay Agreement By the Associated Press The central committee of the EAM to stimulate bond sales National Liberation during the Interval between the approved special campaigns which along sector Tuesday and Troops of the 37th thb brunt of the Wednesday reached the University of the Philippines a half mile from the high com- residence on the bay Japs Hold Hospital The Japanese still held the eral hospital and the American position was The hospital has been converted Into one of the enemy's strongest Associated Press Correspondent Fred Hampson jaid enemy was confined to an area about yards by Douglas MacArthur said In his communique Thursday that the 37th First cavalry and airborne divisions were compressing the circle on the trapped enemy Thomas Folster of NBC broadcast that women and children had been burned to death in houses fired by the and killed if they fled the He said some civilians had been or hacked to death with sabers in wanton mass Reporter John Adams said Japanese atrocities in South i ila will go down in tory as a darker chapter than the rape of He said army photographers documenting some i of the atrocity incidents at one South Manila bodies of 26 of which nine were It appeared that had been and many of them with their hands tied behind their It was the same story WASHINGTON In other parts Harold E. named by On 38th division tanks dent Roosevelt to the American captured Abucay in an 11-mile drive delegation to the San Francisco down the east coast of the bitterly world security is in contested Jungle Sen. Corregidor fortress took told reporters Stassen ar- heavy bombing Liberators un- i rived The former Re- I loaded 107 tons on coastal I publican governor of Minnesota has already pounded virtually into I been serving on the staff of Sinatra Would Like To Sing for Troops NEW YORK Frank Voice) who still is in that nebulous state somewhere between 4-F and 1-A, Intends to hit the hole circuit this June as an tainer if the army George the press said Sinatra had offered his services as an entertainer to the army and the both of which considered it prudent to await the results of last week's medical Asked how he thought servicemen would receive songs by reed-shaped idol of the Evans forty per cent of Sinatra's overseas mail is from service men who ask when he is They're about American heavy bombers carrying out one of the greatest offensives of the German military spokesman said ed Dresden again Thursday and Thursday Russian tank and cavalry smashing ahead bombed the clogged of miles in 24 had crossed the Neisse river in an area bus only 12 miles from a sector gg from Berjin in the Qn the German cap. which Russian spearheads were re- ital from the Other Moscow dispatches had raced 22 American miles in the offensive west of Breslau and reached Goerlitz on the Neisse only 53 miles east of Dresden and were now ported Still another force heavy bombers again of synthetic oil plant outside 75 miles southwest of the tling for bridgeheads in southern ing German with 450 fighter escorts was had been almost Marshal Ivan Konev's steadily reinforced blows fell with i a speed and success German resistance making these the German radio sounded new Fresh formations of Allied bombers were reported flying in over Holland and also from the south over The attacks brought to about thus far the number of planes which have linked the eastern and western battlefronts under a blanket of explosives and incendiaries in the last 48 Frontline reports said tactical were having another great field day against Nazi road Allied bombers continued one of their greatest offensives just ahead of the Soviet 650 Japanese Internees Are Brought Here Six hundred and 50 Japanese in- ternees have been transferred to the Ft. Lincoln internment camp here from the war relocation authority lamp at officer in charge of alien de- tention said The 655 arrived McCoy said other Information could be re- leased at the present Sweep Entrance To Manila Bay By the Associated Press More than 20 American sweepers swept an entrance to ila bay Tuesday under cover of a naval and air the Japanese news agency re- ported Thursday in an unconfirmed dispatch saying ten enemy were believed to be lowing for a seaborne thrust at The recorded by the Federal Communications Com- said 11 U. S. warships en- gaged in an artillery duel with Cor- remaining big guns while the minesweepers went to work on the channel lying between the like fortress and Simultaneously Maj. Gen. one of Japan's leading military discounted the worth of quoted him as saying it was of strategic and should not be defended to tin last Stassen in Capital Appointment of E. D. Salzman as chairman of a special committee to direct a bend drive by the American Legion was announced Thursday by Don commander of the local Other members of the committee are S. S. Milton James F and Kenneth W. Simons quota for the American gion and auxiliary In county is said Salzman we raise we will have donci Boys Vote Ban on Gals any fun to take a girl out on a date when she looks like your kid the boys club of Tulsa junior high school told girl Those girls who wear Jeans were informed they'd have to walk alone Besides the boys like and the girt are buying out the William F. Marshall's Visit Bouys 5th Army's Spirits WITH THE FIFTH ARMY IN ITALY Gen. George C. making a surprise tour of the Italian told Fifth army diers Wednesday that they have im- mobilized large German forces in preventing these Nazi troops from bolstering sagging lines on i the eastern and western It is estimated the Nazis have 27 divisions in Marshall's statement was an ob- vious tonic to the Fifth army many of who have been overseas battling the Axis more than three The U. S. army chief of staff made an three-day tour of the sector on his way home from the Crimean conference It was Marshall's first visit to the Italian See Relaxation of Italian Armistice LONDON A joint British and American statement relaxing Italian armistice terms to some ex- tent was reported in the offing Thursday as Paris dispatches de- clared President Roosevelt was ex- to visit Rome before ing to It was predicted the statement would promise greater economic aid to Italy and lift some of the Allied control of administrative An Associated Press dispatch Wednesday night from Rome de- clared it was understood there declaration would be announced soon in Washington and This dispatch said agreement on the new status for Italy was reported to have been reached after the British steadfastly refused an American suggestion that the present tice be The new pronouncement was be- in Rome to keep Italy still definitely in the category of a con- quered Some Italian are said to have advocated full elimination of the armistice agreement on the ground Jit tutes a psychological impediment to full Italian collaboration In ing the Ground Force Losses Since D-Day WASHINGTON Army ground forces on the Western Front lost men from D-Day last June to Feb. 1. In reporting this Thursday of War Stimson said that 410 were wounded and This report reflected an increase In casualties on the Western front of in including ed and Stimson reported that the army's casualties in all theaters since the beginning of the war now are on the basis of names compiled In Washington through Feb. 7. Linked with the navy's latest re- port of losses of this puts local American combat losses at an increase of since last week's front since June and he made senate vote on Wallace's 15 To Dedicate New Church Sunday Nazarenes Move Building From Reconstruct It Here George Passes First House Hurdle WASHINGTON crats barely won their first house test Thursday on the George key to confirmation of Henry A. Wallace as secretary of a commerce The house 202 to 192 to ceed with consideration of the to rip the multi-billion dollar RFC out of the commerce office prior to a Two minor party members joined 200 Democrats on the test vote while 18 Democrats aligned with 174 Re- publicans in The Berlin military spokesman Konev's col- had reached the military highways northwest and southwest of 65 miles from Armies Loosely Joined Forst is on the west side of the 12 miles east of Cottbus and 40 miles north of The said Konev had established a with Marshal Gregory Zhukov's forces fighting east of where they have established bridgeheads over the Oder south of Fuerstenberg is 27 miles north of To the south Konev apparently had bypassed the Important railway junction and stronghold of furt in his 22-mile jump from lau to Goerlitz on the last natural barrier before tl is a trunk way Pravda first announced Konev's thrust to the the last major water barrier before Its correspondent said whole groups of German towns had been or sealed off in a cular 22-mile The speed of the drive indicated Nazi resistance in that sector was The new successes of Konev's troops left the Silesian capital of Breslau surrounded some 45 miles behind the Soviet Moscow announced that Marshal Zhukov's First White Russian army had completed the conquest of the holdout fortress of 15 miles behind the Soviet lines in Pomerania killing more than Germans and capturing after a two weeks Spies Death Sentence To Receive Review review of the death sentence imposed on William Curtis Colepaugh and Erich Gimpel will follow as part of established in the spy trial just ed by a military The commission found the two men quilty Wednesday and sentenced them to death by Maj. Gen. Thomas A. com- manding general of the second ice will review the Ings and send them to Washington for inspection by a board of Then the decision go to President The holding hearings as both judge and jury since Feb. on historic governors ated less than three The men were adjudged quilty on all three they violated the law of war by secretly landing be- hind our defense lines from a sub- they acted as spies and they conspired to commit espionage and 35, heard the verdict without emo- tion and later told the commission through his counsel he thought he had most fair and im- partial and 26-year-old, also showed no Jap Position in China Gets Worse K peace agreement which Its re- and the Greek ent signed earlier this an the next of which Is due about Is to ex- tend from Feb 1 to Mar. 31 and if American Hit Home Island By the Press Sixty American raided the Important in- home The First Church of the Nazarene an- the opening and dedication of its new church home located at 601 Ninth St. Not having had a building of its own and feeling the great need facilities for successfully carrying on its the con- purchased a church building in Flasher early in 1944. uell equipped and neatly designed church Rev. Teare states the the first services in the new building will be held Feb. Northern Minnesota By the Associated Press i A blizzard swept the northern half of Minnesota blocking i transportation The weather bureau forecast that the storm would move into the southern half of the state during the 18. There will be a Communion service at 11 a. preceded by Sunday School at 10 The dedication service will be held at Gen. bert C. commander of American forces in the China declared Thursday the Japanese position in China is steadily ing more unfavorable and ed optimism over the military out- At the same time Wedemeyer voiced a hope that government and communist leaders would be able to reconcile their differences in order to expedite the war Communist Negotiator Chou returned to Yenan Thursday after negotiations here during which the government's r immediate and exact on cf the said the Under the personal supervision of the city of Nagoya bn the Japanese j Rev. Laten E. the building was island of Honshu fa t Bismarck said constructed Facing what many might Domel news agency reporting the have considered insurmountable Rev. Teare and the men of his AM broadcast from Greece declared tend irom reo i 10 Mar. ji mm u name 01 i Qnj tfl are being taken we are going to do this job we'll a Japanese Imperial communique tv to get Salzman said he would call remittee to meet soon and outline j communique in a broadcast inter- NOSTALGIA -A South soldier wrote he'd rented s copy of a for a cltlf reading 1 could have got be N E W IC H i V f plan of action which he is the Federal ent will the i said the also struck at places in Mie Prefecture ARTIST DIES bay from Nagoya STROUD ENGLAND 11 Sir The Japanese conceded incendiary Rothenstein 73. one ot and high explosive bombs caused lair s foremast damage assisted by many interested worked after often far into the Lo bring the work to As a result of hard work and there st. Js today at Ninth and Avenue a com- Ive to 35-mile winds much a foot of new snow Into and with snow still p. with A. G. Jeffries of falling the state highway i chou proposals by the superintendent of the North Dakota district I Apartment pulled its on sald ne doubted of the Church of the delivering the i tumi near the his party would accept them dedication sermon and conducting the formal I dedication The evening at will be the opening of a evangelistic with Rev. Jeffries as The pastor of the congregation expresses Hart Sworn in as Senator a high command and would not a compromise WASH INGTON Adm i a sincere desire that many will be present at Thomas c Han wav sworn Tnu the dedication vival and attend the enduing re- day a Republican PICS HAS INFLUENZA VATICAN PlUl XII Is suffering from Influenza and audiences hue been temporarily rator from r announced 1
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