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Daily Kennebec Journal (Newspaper) - October 2, 1943, Kennebec, Maine JNB B can Victory Parade BUY STAMPS AND BONDS If THIRD WAR LOAN s Outer alre of service 24 te ned at- i he Saturday DAMP ESTABLISHED 1825 235 SATURDAY MORNING OCTOBER 2 1943 TWELVE PAGES P md vas and i Augusta the t tough no fuller of age Mr and t Sunday Ross and of s for two b- is returned s visit had lunch v Smith i i r r A Gardiner Oct seeking tonight to locate some trace of Will C Atkins 70 veteran attorney former mayor and for 22 years Gardiner Municipal Court Judge who disappeared Thursday night after telling his wife he had an appointment learned he had been seen walking ward a riVer wharf for a mile below the Randolph bridge A now addressed to his while police firemen and Mics Julia Clason stating that from the Kennebec County Infer had lived long enough and Sheriff's Department searched the u darkened rain-swept fiver tonight mat had ofen thought the investigators traced the movements River a peaceful place led iof the political and civic leader o Grappling and Thursday night Ing operations carried on In the partneri Court Recorder Ray S 1 7 Baker that he had left Thursday evening telling her thai he had an appointment She notified Baker of his absence when he failed to return at two o'clock this morning Walking Toward Wharf One man told authorities thai he PRICE FIVE CENTS J o Li era ant J J T Jl Bl EDWARD KENNEDY Washington Oct 1 dent Roosevelt promised today that allied arms will liberate Rome and we Vatican and will do everything to the Allies was captured today by the mm I to prevent destruction of Army as the bulk of Its German scurried Toward Wharf from NBA shrines and historic ward fof new sUnd somewhere between the charred and one man told authorities thai he AVE Op AMERICA'S 12000 down on a stretcher a wounded with In allied tiands he looted metropolis and Rome American is pictured being carried across the beach at Salerno Italy for transfer to President Roosevelt said the Allied objective was to free down an alley from Depoi Square transport The wounded man was but one of nearly north Rome the Vatican and the Pope much in the manner or killed wounded or from the first Sicilian landing up to Sept 15 X T ATKINS However Charles a taxi driver who often had Atkins as a fare said he saw the former judge standing In front of the Kennebec Journal office in Depot Square be- tween 10 and 10 30 o clock He placed Uie time by recalling that he to Pittston with a fare at nine o'clock and had been back at his stand in the square for some time Atkins crossed the square and passed his taxi cab walking up Maine Avenue in the direction of the railroad station said He said he spoke but Atkins did not j respond When he passed the cab said he appeared to be 2 Quota Is HI lor some nine American is cu L cms T American forces are going to con- v down an alley from Depot Square Catsa transport The wounded man was but one of nearly advance marching north Rome the Vatican and the Pope much in killed wounded or missing from the first up to Sept 15 to capital the a crusade ing to announcement by Secretary of War Stimson Attributing something of the A British armored column Accompanied bv of a war to their fought vigorous resistance along the road flanking lhr Gulf lions Mr Roosevelt said there arc rtf V L V ss T r So o Augusta quota for the Augusta War Chest Drive will be Francis H Farnum chairman of the Augusta War Cheat announced Friday He added that this wan the largest outskirts city last night The driving mans moved out during the night and the Allies In another report on the Italian through its eastern gate an hour after dawn this Thai the morning They picked up the arms and Iron center of Tone r allies probably will recognize the en route The Allied drive along the aided bv a start a campaign to Italians advance by Americans forming Lieut -Gen Maik VV London Saturday Oct troops battered right wing to Avellino yesterday which Imperiled thr On- through German defenses in White Russia to reach the while American soldiers are re- man position in the whole Naples area River 29 miles from Mogilev Moscow Port of ft dav while the Germans claimed a major defense victory in ciai said the The opened one of the me Allies i u thi a dav battle has Played ball to an amazing ex- Mediterranean s greatest to along the Appian to the south after a I tent and that American th Bnd wnen the harbor is Rome Fall were drenching the White Russian battlefield lsh and Russian approval General German There also the question of as he Russians rolled through 460 more towns and Dwight D already is cleared nr lets over Germans and won the town of the Anted problem nf kOV in a new crossing Of the River Two members of the Senate Authorities has Rome an 6 tary endorsed the idea able soon to unload irom hns nn Senator Hill saying we deep draft shit The also s want every man gun and plane on put within All ed grasp numerous v our side that Ve can get Senator excellent 15 o 25 miles BKer ii n drive in this city blanches from the River cast of Mogilev said the Moscow 1 midnight recorded by the Sov et Monitor This marked an advance of 30 miles from captured and 17 miles v T e Germans retreated with Russell B Spear regional chairman of the War Finance Committee for Region Number Five which consists of ind Somerset Counties announced Friday the quota tho two counties of had been reached Sales i Jup to noon totaled County reached its quota of on 10 but It not until the following date that the as a whole went over the top The showing made by Somerset County Is due to the untiring efforts of ton P Merrill vice chairman who has been in campaign which begins October 3 chat go of the drive In that county Mr Spear said the an- In addition to the dollar quota assigned to the region it a also had a quota of 14.000 individual sales to be reached Members of the committee s Campaign Eighty thousand dollars has been f ac tho for Kennebec Vll It jx slow the call for family A SiOW II 1C MJ German arnman amec Russia nml lhr I mountains but there arc ported of Twenty miles north of Naples is Naples Is In nuns ammc the and that Is the of and Its the The bulk of and Sacco Battles on the Continued on Puke i Continued on Page 1 Continued on Page 1 Our Fighting Men Edwards Or areas however draft was oy Oct 1 W Germans and R-W Va and Robertson food and ammunition stores old industrialist and Russians were within The senators pre- In London was nominated 11 miles of the city several ago their plan as a revision of today to Be Ambassador to Moscow The Germans hurled an legislation proposed by Senator Taft thus completing United State bartage anc several counterattacks for the momentous the i advancing Russians in senator Wheeler fought ences impending with Britain ana the Vitebsk area but he Soviet hls blu for- Russia I i T i J ft n M Ufn vr Allied Headquarters In the Southwest Pacific Satin day Oct bombris sank two Vitebsk area but he Soviet would for- Russia o anese merchant and a destroyer Genet al when the big plane an enemy convoy believed attempting to sneak down to tapped Japanese forces at Vila on In the New Continued on Page 7 Col 2 Continued on Page 3 large cargo ship was hit with two bombs and He succeeds the retiring k Tne destroyed by a laige explosion which ler s Z was followed by fires visible 20 miles Tho ln 1 the foundation for the ded four direct hits It had thrown up hoaw 1 en I ec i in 1 7 aircraft fire against the attacking planes appointment follows the selection of another voung iness mar Edward R Jr former U S Steel board chairman nnd administrator to be Undersecretary of State who will be 43 oil i Oct 22 was con- oy o firmed by the Senate There has been talk Continued on Page T San Oct Wendell I 1 anes So staled plainly that he would like to run for president on the rnn would adopt his about eco- nomic matters and foreign policies If the Republican would adopt liberal both foreign Africa Oct and domestic he told a con- bombers from northwest I would devote were over and ma utc I could either as a worker In for the time It was the or a candidate tonight said his concept 6 a for- Big American stressed crossed the Alps Allied d bad NERY SOT ANTONIO PARADIS V 8 Army PVT ALFRED E SMITH V 8 Army PFC EMERY R t S Army I yon HERE ARE THREE OF OUR 300 EMPLOYEES SERV NG IN THE ARMED FORCES WILL YOU get cloth to them by fit ing obs on our production Your help is needed THERE are ope lings for both men and women skilled and unskilled with opportunity for the unskilled learn skilled jobs MANY jobs are particularly adapted to women ers in warm well lighted rooms v APPLY AT OUR EMPLOYMENT OFFICE FOR FULL INFORMATION Daily 7 A M to 12 P M lo P M Saturday 7 A M to 12 M AUGUSTA MAINE clouds obscured bombing Continued on Page Col 8 New I i of two elderly women from Maine and one from Florida found huddled on a pirk bench about last night losing a handbag containing more than turned to Joy tonight when a hunk clerk reported he had found the bag and money In- tact 1 15 father of three children turned his find to police and Identified only When police ed lie wile he was employed on night shift at thr Corn Ex- change Bank and that while nn Ms wav to work at about M EWT last night he saw lhr bag on the sidewalk al Avenue and Street took the bag In work with him carried It home nnd upon arising handed It In at the Station order He look more toward Asia And less me New Oct 1 toward Europe In considering world On Bed and chilled two ladles affairs Emms Lane of Domestically he added bn Page Ti on Page 8 i i i n i i Commissioner Sets JIG Granger Eton Foster 16 prominent Granger and agriculturalist and of the Kennebec County Commissioners died at the Augusta i General Hospital following j a shock suffered Mr Foster who had been an of- In the Maine State Grange for and one of Its strongest I supporters had been In falling for the past sear but had to be active A native of Augusta he had mcd al his life on the Church Hill Road Is located his farm which him tie recommendation of th of Maine College of Agriculture as an outstanding er A lean he was re-elected to County Commissioners for his third term at the nUl In 1942 activity as B commissioner won him election as president of the Maine State i Commissioners Association an organization of the county com- missioners throughout the state studied problems Of county One of the Grange's staunchest i si Mn Poster was a past master of subordinate and Por 1 on Page 7 Hit nf the In id urth large received two to rench Its destination on stern but was still s the planes left also announced tint of the con- anise weic killed In an In it known It from which In the general American troops occupied Vila where reports from the after the of nir Pacific said the Japanese field on New j nn under The lo th 11 furies l Japanese had an estimated 10000 1 hine to troops there at one time The bombers on reconnaissance there caught the convoy In Bougainville A us Strait In the northern Solomons the ul mm r of mn U ig les ear DANIEL E FOSTER island the Maine coast had a population of 56 idays and of this number 43 bought bonds In the Third War Loan Its quota was and It subscribed If the same percentage of In Maine with its mately 800.000 population bought bonds It would mean that Individuals In the State would have said Leon A Dodge of chairman of Region 4 which Included WEATHER DAMP rain day ending over the south portion by evening and over the north tion during the evening Warmer Saturday New Hampshire and Vermont Intermittent rain ending by evening and wanner south portions day Little change In temperature Saturday evening Massachusetts Connecticut and Rhode Island Warmer Saturday Little change in temperature day evening BY L PreM War Word from London that mate talks are coming soon Russian British and American staff officers to ordinate strategy does more to highlight the prospect of tling Nazism than even the fall of Naples or the tottering of the Germans Dnieper defense line It means that on the European fronts have already the most sanguine re- cent expectations The tion is that in the timing at leant of planned new allied blows Germany the Quebec schedule must be stepped up and that Russian as well M Anglo-American highest com- manders recognize the necessity of a closely coordinated effort to make the most of what has at the fronts There could be no other ex- nti lire A definite dec jnr Continued on 7 Col IP and an- tll Electric blower T W DICK CO LINES Parson gelling mistic about a boom In religion after the war from men who have survived life rafts and fox holes and I hope he's right but Eaton who has At in four ware gays it's an awful lot harder to keep close to dod when only your soul Is in danger than it is when the dp past your ears said UNCLE EBEN of lhr A uj until Water that Water on hummer of the around lhr shore of Lake will br during the wrek of October 4th It thai property nerved by the make or have own drained and prepared for winter tht next few WATER DON'T FORGET THE ELKS AUCTION TODAY 10 A M 10 Winthrop St AUGUSTA
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