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Brainerd Daily Dispatch, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1943, Brainerd, Minnesota A Dime of Every Dollar im U.S Wtr Bomb THE BRAINERD DAILY DISPATCH to serve as best we can FOR VICTOR YJ Wat BUY WAR BONDS OR STAMPS In the Heart ol the Lake Region 74 BRAINERD MINNESOTA SATURDAY OCTOBER 9 1943 VOL 57 YANK RS POUND NAZIS State Legion Commander Asks Aid to Veterans Declaring that the road to Berlin and Tokyo is still long H L Hub Cave Truman Department Commander of the Minnesota American Legion told Sixth district Legionnaires and auxiliary members last night that the present big job of the Legion and Auxiliary is care of the returning service people of the present war We of the American Legion an Auxiliary said the fint want the veterans of tin war to face the that confronted we veterans of thi first war when we returned from the service Already the wounded of this war are to this and are finding care in the many veterans hospitals prepared for them by the American Legion am other war service organizations Welfare Problem We of the Legion must look er the welfare of these men and women We must see that their jobs are restored to them and thai their hospitalization is complete The war in Europe has not started he said so far as our troops are concerned It is a long way to Berlin and Tokyo and will be many We must not let these veterans down The spoke at a rally of Legionnaires and Auxiliary members held in the Legion hall here and presided over by District Commander Arthur Nelson of ton and District Presidnt Mrs Mike Millner of Bertha President Speaks Mrs A L Christenson Wadena of the also a speaker dwelt upon statistics of organization and of the Auxiliary working in conjunction with the Legion in the interests of ing soldiers of the present war Both Commander Cave and ident Christenson urged recruiting for the Legion and Auxiliary from the ranks of returning veterans and their families The rally was attended by and Legion members from Bramerd Wadena Bertha Staples Little Falls Crosby Ironton Aitkin Pequot Lakes and Motley A baked bean supper served by the Auxiliary followed the rally meeting ALLEGED TORTURE SLAYERS ESCAPE COLORADO JAIL STEAMBOAT SPRINGS Colo watched highways in two states today for two desperate Cleburne Tex ex-convict brothers who escaped from the Routt ty jail yesterday with the sheriff's automobile all the revolvers rifles and riot guns in the jail and a plentiful supply of ammunition The brothers Randel and O B Thornberry attacked Sheriff est Todd when ho entered their cell with writing paper They beat him into unconsciousness and locked him in the cell delaying for five hours the sounding of an alarm The brothers both of whom have served terms in Texas prisons were awaiting trial for the torture murder of a crippled sheepherder body was found in his wagon lonely range country in August Police obtained a confession from the two that they bound the ple tightly after robbing him of his money and possessions In Conference Marshal Pietro of Italy at an undisclosed location to meet members of allied tary mission Signal Corps from VOTE TO UNITE STATE EPISCOPAL CHURCH DIOCESES CLEVELAND house of deputies of the protestant pal church today voted to reunite he dioceses of Minnesota and uth into one diocese The move had been approved by he house of bishops at the church's general convention The very Rev Charles P Deems f Minneapolis the Rev John S Higgins and David E Bronson all f Minneapolis Minnesota Diocese and the Rev Ernest C- Biller St Duluth Diocese spoke in avor of the resolution Those op- were the Rev John M essy Hibbing Rev E G Barrow Brainerd and the Rev George A mith of the Ojibway Missions in he Duluth Diocese rormer Marshal Dies in Fall from Tower WORTHINGTON Minn rancis McDonald 33 former lona ight marshal was dead today of suffered from a fall from he Worthington village ower McDonald was employed on a project near here but ad taken painting of the tower or extra money during a vacation tis widow and six children ive WORLD BANK IS PROPOSED FOR POST-WAR LOANS WASHINGTON United States toady proposed ment of a world bank with in capital to be used in repairing the devastation of war and developing the world's es in the future Dr Harry D White director of the treasury division of monetary re- search and author of the world currency stabilization plan ed by this country announced the proposal at a press conference last night He indicated it would be sent for approval to members of the United Nations in the immediate future It was presented to six committees in executive sion late Tuesday The chief purpose of the bank would be to encourage private concerns in the various tries to provide long-term capital for the sound development of the productive resources of member countries For Reconstruction Loans would be restricted to re- construction rather than tation They would be made by the bank itself or by the bank in con- junction with private agencies made by private capital also would be guaranteed White would not estimate the share of the United States in the suggested capital He said it would be a substantial amount but would not run to fifty per cent of the total One of the bank's chief purposes be to prevent an overlapping of loans by private agencies auch as caused many nations to borrow more than they could pay after the last war Loans Guaranteed All loans made by the bank or by private capital under its authority would have to be guaranteed by the government of the nation to which were made Control of the bank would be ex- by a board of directors composed of one director from each member country Voting power of each country would be closely re- ated to its shaie of the bank's cap- tal Upon establishment of the bank 20 per cent of its capital or would be paid in y The bank would call in capital as needed but could not ask for more than n any one year 1943 Italian farmers in a buggy pass an American Sherman tank on the country road near Salerno The tank was en route to engage the Germans TWB pool pictures from OWI NEA Martial Law in Louisiana Parish 4-H Group Will Enter Livestock Show at St Paul Four 4-H club county fair lers and E G Roth county agent will leave tomorrow or South St Paul where they will the annual junior livestock how Monday October 11 John Handel of the Long Lake Seavers will take his award ing Alfred Woolgar of Ideal lub a sheep and Noel Hasskamp f Rabbit Lake also a sheep lard LeDoux of Irondale who won n award at the fair for turkeys nd Josephine Burgstaler of Dean Lake who placed high with ens will also attend although they not enter their poultry The group will return FIRES CONTINUE IN TIMBER IN BAY LAKE AREA Brush and timber fires broke out in the Eagle Point local ity on Bay lake last week wer continuing to give forest ranger trouble Homer Whiting supervise of the Forestry Bureau here sai today While the fires have been from spreading through timber the fire has worked int pine needle beds and the dried foli age on the ground and is burnin under the ground Whiting declar ed A crew of forest fire fighters havi been battling this type of fire fo a week Whiting said The forestry supervisor in re marking about the seriousness o forest and brush fires at this sea son again urged hunters and fish ermen to use all care in camp fire building and smoking in the tim bered areas The dry he added makes smoking and fire building more dangerous than usual in th woods Hurt Playing Ball Aged Man Is Dead MINNEAPOLIS Michael Lawler 86 retired Seneca Wis faimer died at St Mary's hospital last night of shock and injuries suffered Oct 7 when he lost his balance and fell while playing ball Wing County Now Raising Turkeys Civilians will have enough turkeys at Thanksgiving and Christmas ter all the American nal has revealed because the ed forces are buying less than two per cent of the total supply Farmers of Crow Wing county are now raising about birds a third of be shipped for Army use have ed However because of the cooler of this part of the state this county has not sent as many to the armed service as the ern producing areas such as ona and Worthington The first shipment giving birds was made September 22 and on October 15 another load of about Christmas birds will be sent it was stated Through September the turkey up to a maximum of cents a pound above the maximum price for the same kind of turkey alive regardless of whether the de- livery was made from a processing plant or fiom wholesale ment This month the OPA an- in the presence of con- need for keys the Army will pay up to 8 cents a pound as contrasted with cents in September above the maximum price foi the same kind of turkey alive The action is de- signed to farmers to ten the supply of birds into Army hands Turkeys aie banned fiom the vilian sale list but about October 15 the ban is expected to be lifted so that the buds may bo shipped Fires in Michigan LANSING Mich Fores fires fanned by a 30 to 35 mile wind raged unchecked through timberland in the upper peninsula today and one tiny fishing village Little Traverse in ty on Lake Superior was evacuated flames threatened to destroy the town More men including Michigan state troops and soldiers were rushed to the northland to fight the fires which already have destroyed more than 3.500 acres of timber the state conservation de- reported Approximately 25 families were from Little Traverse when fire threatened the town and firefighters they would be unable to check the flames before they reached the shore of Lake One hundred from Fort Brady near Sault Ste Marie were battling the fires today working with 190 members of the state troops who wei e ordered out for emergency duty by Gov Harry F Kelly Weather MINNESOTA Cooler night and south portion Stinda forenoon winds LOCAL Maximum 9 a Noon 32 Year Ago Today Maximum Minimum 30 BULLETIN POINTE A LA HACHE La Louisiana state gaurd made a bloodless advance today against defiant residents of Parish as the state's miniature civil war gained mentum The guard moved forward in- to the Parish after two platoons outflanked a roadblock of oil trucks The out- post fell back without firing a shot and units of Gov Sam Tones forces advanced about 500 yards ON THE PLAQUEMINES PAR ISH BORDER La Sam Jones of Louisiana today declaret martial law in Plaquemines Parish and ordered the state guard into the area to end a condition of surrection and open rebellion to law and order The were to move into the Parish after nor Jones had attempted to settle the dispute in the courts The state's chief executive sem the force into the bailiwick of the powerful Perez faction to establish Walter Blaize as sheriff The Perez tion which in the days of the late Huey P Long controlled all of southern Louisiana contended that Jones had no legal to appoint Blaize They said that a special election should be called and that until then they would keep Acting Sheriff Ben Slater Parish coroner in office Guards Move In The guardsmen moved into this Mississippi river parish shortly ter dawn They advanced ly in armored cars because Leander H Perez district attorney and leader of the faction opposing Jones reportedly had a armed force to oppose the state militia Yesterday Jones in an earnest request had asked Acting Sheriff Slater to his office to Blaize and avoid the possibility of bloodshed Perez called the message a blood curdling threat while his ties entrenched behind barricaded doors at the Parish courthouse in a La Hache and along the leading into Plaquemines Parish said that Jones militia vould have to blow us off the map We're ready for them To Match Guard They had said further when news that the state guard had been mobilized at Camp Pontchartrain t New Oilcans 50 miles up the iver from a La Hache that hey were ready to match the guard weapon foi weapon Accompanied by Blaize and led iy Brig Gen Thomas Porter state nard and an n civilian life the militia pulled awn They loile down the highway it of the camp before nto Plaquemines in cars with machine and loaded with hand nd teai gas bombs BROOMS COST MORK WASHINGTON Office f Pi ice today ri Iho ceiling pure of biooms six nits CROW WING CO WAR BOND SALE NOW Crow Wing county war bond sales in the third War Loan con- to lag behind schedule day and Roy A Winkler county bond sales chairman declared day that a drive is now underway to have all pledges paid by next Thursday because funds must be in the Federal Reserve bank not later than Saturday Total bond sales in the today aggregate of which is credited to the city of Brainerd Out in the county 14 townships are reported over the quota as are the villages of dale and Nisswa Winkler said that Morrison ty who carried on a contest with Crow Wing county to see which county meet their quota first was winning the contest We are going to lose that Winkler said And it is now up to us to go out and catch that Northern pike to pay fcie score with In the State MINNEAPOLIS bond purchases in Minnesota during the third war loan campaign now total or 124 per cent of the state quota the federal reserve bank reported today Purchases of series E bonds on which the quota was set at 000 have reached or 94.5 per cent of the goal The report shows that 31 counties have gone over their quotas Red Lake Brown and Itasca being the latest additions Sixty-six counties af the 87 in the state have surpassed their E bond quotas Latest to join the lect list are Crow Wing Kandiyohi Koochiching Lake McLeod son Olmsted Pine Todd and Wa- basha East Prussia Pomerania and Poland Bombed BULLETIN MOSCOW front dispatches today re- ported scores of new Red army crossings of the middle Dnieper and the swift reinforcement and expansion of three major bridgeheads flanking Kiev and threatening to squeeze the Germans out of the Ukrainian capital LONDON heavy bombers made longest flight of the war from Britain than miles round bomb important Nazi targets in extremt northeastern Germany and Poland The big bombers of the eighth United States air force at- tacked objectives in East Prussia and Pomerania the German province lying across the old Polish corridor westward from East Prussia as well as in Poland The most ambitious undertaking by Maj Gen Ira C Baker's big surpassing the range oJ their previous raids and Berlin announced in communique from American quarters which Important Targets Strong formations of United States heavy bombers attacked im- portant targets in Pomerania land and East Prussia today The assault by the eighth air force capped one oi the war's most intense and sus air offensives against many The Royal Air Force ried the campaign into its day by sending night raiders Hannover Berlin and the Ruhr The RAF revealed today that the night operations were carried out by the strongest force sent out this Hundreds of British bombers low- ered hundreds of tons of bombs on the industrial city of Hannover and added to the devastation at men big port still smouldering from an American Flying Fortress attack a few hours earlier The longest previous raid by ing Fortresses was an attack on Warnemuende on the Baltic west of Berlin Thirty-one British bombers were lost in the broadside assault which came in the of Flying resses and Liberator daylight at- tacks on Bremen and nearby sack in which 142 German fighter planes were shot down Down 130 Huns The heavy bombers downed 130 German fighters in the daylight battles and Thunderbolt fighters which escorted the bombers part way on the mission for 12 more Thirty United States ers and three fighters were lost On the Italian front the fording of the Volturno its mouth 97 miles below Rome by Lieut Gen Mark W Clark's Fifty Army indicated that a full scale attempt to break through the primary German de- fense line above Naples was ent A day earlier the vanguard of the Fifth Army had occupied the south bank of the Volturno from Capua to the sea and allied lery already was pounding the en- emy positions beyond the flooded iver Advance In Italy Gen Dwight D Eisenhower's headquarters reported advances of two to three miles at kev points all across Italy On the coast the British Eighth Army having battered down Administration Farm Forces Clash Over Subsidy Program WASHINGTON battle Reliance is beine placed on ween administration and farm I ceilings and subsidies which are more bitter than that of themselves he said ast spring appeared today all-out attacks on ulies by farm is ami members of the house ng and currency committee Formal notice that the big faim have iny on subsidies was on Roosevelt last light in a letter fiom Albeit A They ale adding to the ness of out In such we feel n our duty to oppose what we believe is an unsound ami dnnaeunis which sve will lead to Six of the house ma ami committee which is ing the Wai Goss Master of the national grange j Food for Goss said the nation is failing at extension of the commodity appalling late to close the with an additional inflationary gap and that the use f subsidies and puce will attacked the legal validity not pi event inflated costs of subsidies German attempts to make a stand in the area of Termoli was on the march again behind Nazi forces falling back toward Pescara where the coastal road joins a primary highway across the peninsula to Rome The German armored sion gave up the holding tactics as soon as the British put on the pre- sure and began withdrawing ward Pescara Guerillas Active Across the Adriatic the Jugoslav guerilla fighting against the mans was mounting to the tions of a full scale war Unclear and sometimes conflicting reports made it evident that the Jugoslavs were able to seize considerable ar- eas but were unable to hold them when the Germans concentrated their strength for The latest reports said the slavs had blown up the biggest bridge of the road and surrounded the junction town of 50 miles southwest of Zagreb The Bari radio ed that Italian warships had ed the Dalmatian coast in support of the guerillas Russia still had not chosen to de- lineate the geographical confines of the three bridgeheads the Red army had established on the west bank the Dnieper river Moscow said they were being expanded steadily and that those on either side of Kiev were threatening the ment and capture of the Ukrainian capital the most vital base of all in the German defense line along the Dnieper Berlin acknowledged the tion of the Taman peninsula across the bringing to an end the long and bitter Soviet campaign to wipe out the last axis foothold in tre Caucasus II III Big Wager Hog Due at Camp Ripley ST PAUL nor ight Griswold's big ful corn-fed which the chief executive lost in a bet with Gov Edward J Thye over the result of war bond purchases in each state during the last war bond campaign was expected to arrive at the state capitol today The one of the 15 made with that his state would legister more war bond ptn chases per capita than their states was bet against a pound tub of Minnesota butter riswold is 11 of the 15 hogs in the hope that a ast minute tally will show exceeded thp war bond es of some of the other states Gov hog will be given to Camp Sipley Had lost the bet it would lave cost him moie than a year's ed points Vame is Tokio He Wants to Make Change PORTLAND Me Andrew Tokio 21 wants to change his name to Taber Tokio ft native of Bangor i oha to com t foi has petitioned pei mission to the change explaining that us family name was Toki
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