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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - October 23, 1944, Bradford, Pennsylvania The Weather Sunny and on Last 1 Oldest Newspaper In the Rica Bradford Oil Field Published Morning Except Sunday The Newspaper That's Head In the Home VOL. 67 NO. 303. 1877) BRADFORD ASSOCIATED PRESS PRICE FOUR CENTS A British Second Army Opens Surprise Offensive in Hand U. S. Security Group Envoy Must Have Power To Declares FDR Retires Behind Curtain of Censorship After Tour of New York and Address of Foreign Policy in Which He Asserts U. S. Will Aid To Talk in Philadelphia New Oct. 22.-(AP)-Committed to unprecedented powers for America's spokesman on a world peace President Roosevelt doffed his campaign gear today and retired once more behind a curtain of censorship which conceals his wartime Speaks Again Friday lie will be pulled aside ggun next Friday to his fourth big political speech 4 tte fourth term drive in Philadelphia's Shibe The Chief W be the much of fee time from then until fiction Be has a speaking date in probably Nov. 4, and Chicago Cleveland have been mentioned is likely spots for more oratorical efforts to sway tte fecial train which brought Mr. Brandt to New York for a rourai of political activities yesterday had i rigged out press Reputes figured it wasn't fixed up for trips to New and W Ibr a major pronouncement on delivered here last fte Waldorf Astoria tte Executive selected as a - m lam a dinner of the Foreign Mcy Two thousand stacked up in balconies and 97 Are 107 Missing in Cleveland Fire Canadian Units Take Bresk ens 172 Injured Fires Still Burn Over 50-Block Area as Result of Gas Blasts AIR VIEW OF major Invasion target when the greatest ocean-going invasion armada opened its reinvasion of the the huge landing forces quickly seized control of strategic leyte in the central Here is a S. Navy aerial photo of a section of Leyte where thousands of the American invasion army took In Pincer Move British Within 4 Miles Of 6S-Hertogenboscl Southwestern Patton Cains 2 Miles the Associated British Second army troops mounted a surprise offensive and plunged to within four miles of German stronghold in southwestern yesterday while Canadian forces seized Breskens in the Schelde estuary and in a high-powered push north of Patton's Army Strikes In Lt. Gen. George S. Patton's Third army struck against German defenses east of Nancy and advanced two Red Cross Sends Penicillin for Use Of Yank Prisoners Oct 22.-(JF>-The American Red Cross sent 5,000 tubes of by air express to the International Red Cross at Geneva to be used for American prisoners of war held by it was announced 1,100 Heavy Bombers Hit Reich Factories 1 Lose Lives Oct. 22 searchers probed charred ruins of 50-block east side area today bodies of the while living refugees slowly to what was left of homes shattered by thunderous blasts and raging flames of a liquid fuel gas storage plant ex- into vigorously President's stand on Irom which P at the East Ohio Gas Plant at t. - - Many of those listed by a Missing y Bureau at county top we peace by if In Erie Fire 1 The Council of the United lie have the x z x It is clear if the wild is to have any nitty at our representative nut be endowed in advance by the by constitutional aeos through their representatives in with authority to Mr. took a 50, of on a four-hour him in a rain-swept car past tens of thousands of Presidential 8tephen' Early said the Vice Boss T. had him immediately after the and found no ill Swung Hard Blows President came out for the swinging He read the record on foreign neighbor recognition of repeal of the arms trade and interspinal But in the years following 1920, Republican foreign policy dominated by the heavy hand rt J may be found among the Coroner S. R. directing the search at the scene of Cleveland's worst catastrophe and one of the nation's major said may be before the rubble gives up all its Seven victims remained in critical condition in and 165 others were being treated for less serious Two dozen small fires still flared and died away intermittently 48 hours after the first of a series of which set a holocaust Muffled explosions continued to reverberate from pools of gas trapped In underground County engineering crews manned bulldozers to raze walls of gutted and to pull down naked Nearly 10,000 persons who resided on the fringe of the worked their way fearfully back to homes damaged by Fifth Victim Shore Cottage Not Expected to Live The Road to Berlin the Associated 1. Western 301 miles 2. 3. Italian south R. W. Manning at 85 The Red manning refugee Republicans I Usted 680 men women and control of Congress Nov. 7 he wno nave no nomes to ' ' which to Inside the square section which felt the greatest isolationists So Secret t w struck criticism of c try He unconstitutional in that stf perhaps I attitude Mr. Roosevelt v on Page Lardner Russell Hill Hurt In Aachen Area Oct. 22-(jP)-Three and a man were burned to death today explosions followed by fire destroyed the six-room frame cottage of James miles from here on the shore of Lake The victims Mrs. Mary 40, wife of the owner of the Patricia 18, daughter of Mrs. Cole by a former Clifford 38, of chief accountant for the Perm Brass & Copper Mrs. Loretta also 38. Cole himself was the fifth occupant of the He is in a serious in Hamot hospital here and attendants said little hope is held for his Cole is purchasing agent for the Perm Brass & Copper The group was weekending at Cole's the Ayers helping with the canning of some Just before they retired last Cole filled and lighted three oil Cole said he was awakened early today by an He and his wife ran downstairs to find the lower part of the house rushed outside to get said my wife remembered the others and ran back in to warn She was hardly inside the house when there was a second and louder I tried to get back in but the door was I broke the door down and It was too late to do When he the Cole suffered burns about the face and He was able to get into his car and drive two miles to the home of a Coroner Warren W. Wood was collaborating with State Police in seeking the cause of the He said the blasts might have come from the oil stoves or from gas lines to a well on the Cole Paper Drive s Washed Out Plans Made for Extra Heavy Pickup Next Saturday Morning District Governor Of Rotary Here By DON WHITEHEAD With the U. S. First Army Near Oct. 19.-(Delayed)-(^P)- David correspondent for the New Yorker was Jured fatally and Russell cor- 10 * Slaved m going i for the New York Herald Be suggested th i was injured today their w feey j their jeep was blown up by Morgan Barnes of Grove of n the i near The driver district governor of the nations also was Rotary will make his steep read h the of the late famed visit to the Bradford club to it th ShaU humorist Hm All committee chairman are by ha ey are were returning from the to be at their places at 11 a. ' to German city to a press camp for cluD Con- A heavy rain and wind storm eliminated the city's second waste paper pickup Saturday as a fleet of trucks and nearly 50 Boy Scouts waited for the rain to stop so that they could gather in thousands of pounds of waste paper put on porches throughout the city and suburban After nearly two hours that they could start orders were issued to postpone the collection until next Oct Collections could have been made but War Production Board salvage officials said that wet paper is With this salvage authorities did not think it advisable to take the chance of spoiling the thousands of pounds of paper that had been saved by Bradford housewives and business weather we'll strive to get it all Leo F. waste paper chairman of the McKean County Salvage the weather had not been so we would have made the collection but it would have been unfair to those who had saved their paper and to the war effort to even attempt last Saturday's Wet paper is absolutely of no value to the war This Saturday's collection should be one of the largest one-day collections ever recorded in McKean With two waste paper on hand plus the extra more than 35 tons of paper should be picked up on he The same collection schedules will be maintained with the Legion sponsors of the pickup and to whom proceeds are given for the maintaining an all day office schedule for Any persons whose waste paper is not picked up by 1 o'clock Saturday should call 8201. t Here for 55 Years Served 38 Years As St. Bernard's Sexton 2 of Fighters Missing But All Bombers No Opposition on Trip Oct. 22-A fleet of more than 1,100 American heavy attacking without bombed northern Germany's rich industrial belt from Hamm and Enemy positions had ter east to Hannover and by bursting of a dam j Two of the 750 near Dieuze Thursday by U. S. fighter planes m not Work Started On Great Says Japanese Withdrawing Westward After Initial Their Supply Problem Said Difficult Roger W. 85, a resident of this city for 55 years and 38 years sexton of St. Bernard's church died Sunday morning at 2 o'clock at the Fairview Germany's eastern front also thundered with activity as the Russians cut the highway in East where they had penetrated 21 according to Berlin Moscow still was silent on the East Prussian developments as other Red armies reached the Niemen river opposite the rail center of Both and Goldap were under assault and Russian artillery was blasting The Berlin radio acknowledged a Nazi withdrawal in one Nyiregyhaza Captured and they were believed to have landed in friendly All of the bombing was done by instruments through overcast No enemy aircraft were encountered and ant 1-aircraft fire was generally RAF Lancasters escorted by ers madr a noon on the German inland port and railway center of Just across the Rhine west of and 20 miles northwest of No planes were The RAF's famed Brazilian named in honor of that had been credited with mortally wounding Nazi Field Stalin announced the capture of strategically j s. Rommel last important Nyiregyhaza in eastern j July attacked a good health until the past few j Hungary by Russians pushing nearer ed in the his condition was not considered serious until Just a few days Death was caused by He was born in County Ireland on Dec. 22, 1859, and came to this country with his parents at the age of 12 The family settled in where he attended school and later learned the paper making trade at the Kinberly and Clark Paper He was employed by that firm until he came here 55 years ago to succeed his another Roger as sexton of St. Bernard's church and He retired in 1930. Since the death of his wife 15 years Mr. Manning has resided with his Mrs. Charles Palmer of 69 Rochester Known to his friends as he resided for many years on Pearl He was a member of St. Bernard's church and the in addition to his are several other nephews and He was the last surviving member of a family of two sisters and six The body was removed to the J. A. Still Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 8:15 A Requiem be said at St. Bernard's Burial will be plot in St. Bernard's a junction with other units advancing southward through A Russian communique also announced that the Red army in Finland had reached the Norwegian the British Germans in the west were backed by 1,100 S. heavy bombers which ba t ter ed German Indus trial cities including Hannover and Allied Hold Strengthened Canadian capture of 16 miles above strengthened cUles are north and the Allied hold in that The two-pronged British drive from near Nijmegen toward 'S-Hertogenbosch combined with the Canadian push to tighten a giant vise on the remaining German positions in lower A British Royal Navy communique announced new landings on the important island of which guards the entrance to the In New Zealand rumbled seven miles into the Po valley north of 232 Rations 7,708 Delinquents 2 Slide Down 30-Foot Rubber Escape Jail the Associated American forces steadily gained on all fronts on Leyte in the central and work commenced on a base for all arms for future a communique from General Douglas MacArthur's headquarters said Japs Withdrawing The Japanese apparently are withdrawing westward after their the communique Their supply problem already has become difficult and if they are forced into the hills it might become Preparations already have begun to groom the captured Tacloban and Dulag airfields for American paralleling other work to groom the island as a great MacArthur In a proclamation to the Philippine people said the Americans had come as for the entire Philippine Government Reestablished He said the seat of the government had been reestablished under President Sergio of the landed government are and in areas of enemy occupation While Allied bombers bombed flank Philippine islands and other Southwest Pacific the Japanese attempted and air raids on American shipping off the communique 3 Freighters Sunk Allied planes sank three small freighters and probably sank four more in strikes at the Visayan islands in the central Heavy bombers unloaded 94 tons of bombs on hitting among other targets the key northern communications center of where there was no Other widespread raids included night reconnaissance attacks on the oil center of where fires were The American forces were penetrating a vital valley area Sunday toward the roadside town of San seven miles inland from their Dulag Advance About 4 Miles In all sectors of the 18 mile front along the east coast of the island facing Leyte gulf the Yanks have advanced to an average depth of four They now hold the provincial its airdrome and the towns and its airfield on the Apparently the bewildered Japanese had not recovered from the surprise they got when the American convoy of some 600 ships entered the gulf under heavy naval and air bombardments to land Gen. Douglas MacArthur's army and its great * m weight of supplies and 5,0000,000 pounds from August to * * 1 * T I The general personal command total of ens where Canadian troops are driving to clear the Schelde Mosquitos swept over Germany and Holland during the patrolling roads and railways leading to the and crossings be- and Canadian drives against the I tween and Meppel and in the Munster area were bombed and Weather which had kept Eighth j Air Force Liberators and Fortresses at home for two days was still soupy enough over Europe to delay today's attacks on the four railway and in- east of Lend-Lease Food Deliveries Show Slight Decrease Oct. 22-(JFh-Lend-Lease food deliveries by the United States totaled 451,872,551 pounds during slightly under the 558,577,000 pounds shipped in the war food administration Deliveries of meat products down ed hte biggest but dairy and poultry second in the list reached 151,050,000 exceeding the August deliveries by nearly 50,000,000 Dairy and poultry made up 28 per cent of 4 Escaped Convicts Are Still at Large Oct. 22.-(JFh- he 1 they ran a mined % 171 1 Lardner had joined the First with Risible Press corps only a few days ago on m. waay iui i Pour convicts who escaped from the ference and discussion is planned | * jail ftt Easton this agony of j his first war Hill is a veteran correspondent or the western desert campaign of North * Y- Oct. 22. A James P. was Tlie weekly luncheon will be at 12 o'clock noon week the local Rotary club will hold a Hallowe'en party and * i civil war while fighting for more 30! Loyalists as a volunteer in the In- i viczko all of members of the today by long She was 56. family Moscow with Marshal J w pen and killed in 1938 during the Spanish CHURCHILL IN LONDON Thursday remained at large today while state police scoured the section around near after a car believed to have been used by the quartet was found abandoned in that The convicts who made their escape are Lawrence Every application for gasoline 2,292 of received by the OPA to had been processed last it was announced by Gordon in charge of Approximately 7,708 applications remain to be received by the local To insure issuance before Nov. 9, they must be filed with the local board by Those received after that date will follow the regular channels and none will be completed until after Nov. 15, it was Oct. 22.-OP)-Sliding down from the roof on a 30-foot length of rubber two prisoners escaped from Allegheny county jail j ' in Pittsburgh's the last L j WPA 68 per cent was for the | today Deputy Warden Grant and other British - i 35 per cent for The break evidently naa remaining seven wr cent planned for Sunday to avoid Greece tion by office workers in Diamond ' J l the street Yugoslavia and the French The still at large w i i. * i -j 01 tee of National are Roberts 21,; last of the paid high tribute to the tactical skill of his local commanders by enveloping and infiltrating strong Japanese defenses held casualties to a V. S. Tanks in Action On the southern where the Japanese offered serious initial resistance with and artillery the Nipponese made two strong led by tanks but were and the victorious Yanks pressed along the North em flank Qf wWe Leyte d 17, Ends Life alleged Army deserter who Thursday was given 5 to 10 years on 39 burglary and Nick 32, arrested last August and awaiting trial on a charge of stealing auto California Governor Reacts to Penicillin Oct. 22.-(/P)- Dr. J. B. Harris said today he believed Gov. Earl ill in a hospital with influenza and a 14, Accidentally Killed While Taking Brother's Rifle Apart Oct. 22-Melvin C. 14, of suburban I was accidentally killed today when a bullet in a rifle which he was taking striking him in the Chief of Police Lester Young of said the youth took a owned by his brother now in the Oct. 22.-W-Louise j ney was on the road to from his home and went 17-year-old high shot herself through treatments were ordered heart last Deputy Coroner H. and | M. Wellman after | ing a movie with a boy for Warren yesterday and his reaction to them been Harris territory for tank The Americans apparently were headed for three miles beyond San where the provincial road swings up the valley toward Leyte's north With Tacloban in their the Americans now command a waterway leading to the Samar sea and the Islands of Panay and in the very heart of the Philippine The occupied like all Japanese will require much i work before they can be used to full Planes Support Drive planes continued to support the They blasted central Philippines points reaching from Samar north of shooting with three other Renner was disassembling the gun after shooting at targets when it to on the He died a short time j f later in Easton i on Page
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