Laredo Times (Newspaper) - June 22, 1945, Laredo, Texas JAP AIRCRAFT PLANTS BLASTED A Thought A Day the people shall rise up a great and lift up aa a young he ahall not He down until he eat of the and drink the blood of the 6 23:24. YEAR No. 8. 12 PAGES JUNE 22, 1945. PRICE 5c A T CHL HEAD Tickets Are Ready For Legion E Bond Show 40 AND 8 TO HOLD A ROY BEAN COURT NEWS The NEWS By BAY TUCKER - Jesse Holman Jones no longer sits in the but he has won the big fight which led to his final break with President Roosevelt and his retirement from public life in favor of his Henry A. Uncle Sam will not enter the manufacturing business as chief competitor of private The Texan still insists blandly that he does not know why he was fired by F. D. R. He denies that it was in retaliation for his alleged participation in the unhappy revolt of the Lone Star Democrats against a fourth He says that he gave Mr. Roosevelt convincing proof that he had no part in that But the inside story is that the late Chief Executive knew and disliked Mr. program for postwar and preferred the more radical views held by the C. I. favorite at the Chicago Mr. As Secretary of Commerce and Federal Loan Administrator in the postbellum the Houston man would have exerted tremendous influence in future of industry in the United can do almost anything I want under RFC Mr. Jones told Mr. Roosevelt in an unguarded and the President never forgot that The Texan was let out so that he would not be in a position to dominate the economic scene after Japan is on Page 7) Freed On Way Home WITH THE U. S. FORCES IN names of Texas soldiers liberated from camps in Germany were made public recently as they passed through a Recovered Allied Military Camp near a Frenck port on their Many of the men have told stories of German starvation diets and forced marches of hundreds of miles from one camp to After a 60-day furlough in the United they will report to an Army distribution center for either reassignment of discharge from the None of them will be returned to the European The Texas men on their way home Pvt. Jose F. Bueno of 402 So. Laredo and Pfc. Adan Cantu of Hebbronville MANY WORLD WAR II VETS TO SERVE A. M. Atchley was elevated from first vice commander of the commandership of Laredo Post No. 59 at the annual election held Thursday night at Legion Home when a full slate of officials was chosen for the new fiscal year which will begin in Commander Paul Sulak will preside at installation ceremonies which will be held the evening July 19. connected with the immigration service in the main office of the federal has been a Laredo resident a number of years and has held many posts of responsibility in the He served overseas in World War 1. Selected to serve with him were a number of World War 11 The election was unanimous and the following On Page 4) New Monterrey Bank Inaugurated N. L. June 22-Sspecial - Monterrey will soon count with another banking institution which will greatly facilitate the increasing growth of the community The Banco General de S. will open for business June 23 under the presidency of Zenon Guzman and with Jose Benitez as announced by this new institution include the following leading figures in banking and commercial circles of Jorge Sada Carlos Garza Jesus Jose G. Antero Valdez Eugenio Rafael L Carlos de la Ing Francisco Gregorio Garza Jose P. Pedro Ramon Cardenas and the following residents of D. Aaron Eduardo Federico T. de and Alfonso Diaz Laredo Friends Meet In China Following new members of the Japan who have purchased an in the 7th War Loan were announced today by Ed S. president of the Miss Christina Guillermo Rosalio Garza James M. Miss Aurora Miguel F Valentin Mrs. Eduarda Oscar B Black Mrs. Edna P. Randolph I. Miss Jovita Francisco I. Ernest Floyd Filomeno Harry A. Mrs. Trixie B. Miss Anita Miss Olga Miss Miss Olivia Sofia Ismael Miss Marta Miss Paula Miss Antonia Miss Minerva de los Miss Lamar Miss Zenaida Miss Elisa Garcia Miss Leonor Miss Alicia Miss Margarita Ernesto Mrs. Isla Vernon B. Francisco Mrs Maria B. Elizabeth Offer D. John P. Miss Sarah J. Miss Alice M. Miss Anna Margaret Mrs. Mary C. James J. Thomas A. Charles M. Mrs. Sarah E. Mrs. Achsah G. Charles Clark Jr. Ban Lifted June 22 War Production Board has announced revocation of its ban on use of reptile fancy lacing and other decorations on women's Truman Keeps Tab On War While On Short June 22.-(UP)-President Truman today kept close tabs on the war in the Pacific as he continued his vacation in the Today he took a daylong motor tour to Mount the snow-covered trademark of Washington The President was in constant communication with world He had special radio facilities to keep him in touch with the progress of the war even while he was driving through the great forests of this His preoccupation with the var in the Pacific stemmed to a large extent from the full-fledged American victory on As be said at his news conference here Okinawa will be the base from which American forces make things increasingly unpleasant for the people of The Pacific on Page 4.) To See Scout Films At Rally Tonight A capacity turn out is expected tonight at the Boy Scout Camp Rally at Katherine Tarver when will be acquainted with the ideals and aims of scouting and with the facilities of the Gulf Coast Council Camp Two technicolor sound films will be George J. Field Scout Executive of Laredo These will be Boy Scout Trail to and from the Boy Scout The rally will start at 8:30 All local boy scouts and their parents as well as all scouters and interested visitors are cordially extended an invitation to attend the Two Laredo young men who were reared went to high school together and later to Texas A. and M. recently got together in Lieut. Mendel is a mustang pilot with General Chennault's 14th Lieut. Nye is an army signal corps Raymond uncle of Lieut. learned the two had the same APO He wrote Randal and Mendel's mother wrote It developed the two were stationed within a few miles of each They finally had a great and had their pictures taken for The Laredo Times in front of a jeep appropriately named J. C. Penney Co. Buys In Bonds Another large purchase of bonds in Webb County's 7th War Bond Loan drive has been announced by Payne chairman of the Larger J. C. Penney has reduced the county's quota by purchase of in according to Daily Washington Merry By DREW PEARSON Col. Robert S. Allen now on active service with the DREW PEARSON HOW RUSSIANS YIELDED ALLIES ACCESS TO TRUMAN UNIQUE IN HONORING CAMPAIGN ARMY BLOCKS EFFORTS TO AID WOUNDED of publicity was given the fact that the Russians had barred the Allies from entering the city of but very hush-hush when an did enter Vienna on June 3. Under the Yalta the United States and Britain were supposed to send military missions into but during the height of the Polish when relations were on Page 7). Trial Date Set June 22 - trial of A. J. Wright of charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Lubbock filling station has been set for Aug. 6. Wright pleaded innocent at his arraignment here yesterday shortly after an indictment was returned against District Attorney Burton S. Burks said the State would ask the death Hold Everything LAAF Artists Entertain Optimists At Luncheon With Sergeant-at-Arms Ned Secrest as chairman of the day att he weekly luncheon meeting of the Laredo Optimist Club at the Hamilton Hotel a- short but highly appreciated entertainment program was carried out that was enjoyed to the fullest Jeff a professional vocalist in civilian who is now at was called on and entertained the gathering with the singing of a negro spiritual which he gave in his rich voice without piano Next called on was First Lieut. Stanley a professional vaudeville artist in civilian who is also stationed at and he kept the gathering in a constant roar with his numerous jokes and yarns about things in all down the line from things that occurred during blackouts on different incidents that happened in stores and He spoke in a clear voice so that all the fine On 12; PERISCOPE And let's all give old Claude and Caroline Fullick a great big hand upon their wedding And Pryor up from the Beeville country to look after his Webb Country ranch And Jay La S a 11 e County here today And Chema Salinas who says his boy army air corps is somewhere out there in the Pacific looking for some Japs to tie And Fighting is an aircraft carrier and not a as we said And Ed Wormser whose tomato seedbeds were right in the middle of a young And Ross Neibert who got stuck in the mud between and Freer and burned out his car Private to the members of the American Thanks a Low-Cost Apparel June 22 - over the southwest are beginning to receive the first of the low-cost apparel manufactured under a joint Office of Price Administration and War Production Board Program designed to reduce the cost of C. D. regional OPA Price only a small part of that expected has Laredo will be made ex tremely Bond the afternoon and evening of June 29 when American Legion and Seventh War Loan officials make a final bid to assure that this county's quota is The American Legion and the 40 and 8 will start a downtown demonstration at 4 o'clock the afternoon of June 29 and keep up a continual until the special movie arranged for E bond purchasers starts at Tivoli Last night at the regular meeting of the E. G. chairman of the committee to stage the Legion's part of the War Bond made a report and announced a number of This was followed with an address by Commander Sulak in which he urged every Legionnaire to get on the job the afternoon of June 29 stay on until midnight necessary to put the E bond drive Under plans which developed Thursday Legionnaires will meet in Jarvis Plaza promptly at 4 The 40 and 8 will be present in full regalia and will conduct a Roy Bean Commander Ross Swisher of that Legion unit Judges of the court will Bobby M. S. Sheffield and Pete After the Legion and the 40 and 8 comb the downtown John Kilmartin will be in charge of a ballyhoo committee which will take charge in front of the Tivoli at 7 o'clock preceding the big Admittance to the E Bond show at the Tivoli will be by purchase of an These must be secured at the booth in front of the Tivoli theater and are available As E bonds are bought a ticket to the show will be A 45 minute rapid fire stage show will be presented by the Laredo Army The picture will be Fighting May Intervene June 22-(U.R) sources said today there was an the U. S. would seek freedom for the 12 Polish leaders sentenced to prison terms by a Russian Military American officials were said to feel that such a if cautiously might help the Polish discussions in 450 Drop 3,000 Tons Of Bombs On Factories And Large Naval Arsenal June 22.-<#)-Four hundred fifty attacked Japan's last large naval arsenal and five big aircraft factories with 3,000 tons of demolition bombs in a precision raid made visually from medium altitude in clear Seven other small industrial targets were Monday and Japan's two largest Osaka and previously were virtually The Kure biased manufactured guns up to 16 propellants and It covered approximately 11,000,000 square The other five targets were the Mitsubishi and Kawasaki Aircraft plants at 20 miles north of Kawanishi aircraft plant at Himeji and the Kawasaki Aircraft plant at both in the Kobe and the Aircraft factory at 90 miles west of A Japanese communique claimed 26 of the giant raiders were shot down or already have destroyed or damaged 112 square miles of On Page 4) Solons Go To Bat For Women's Jobs June 22-(U.W Senators went to bat today to protect the jobs and wages of Claude and Wayne joined in sponsoring a eliminate discriminatory wage practice based on They said they were prompted to act by fear that women who have contributed to the war effort by taking wartime employment might be discriminated against when the war is Their would guaranteed women equal pay for equal It would forbid replacing a female worker by a male less it was good based on a non - discriminatory seniority system or under an act of Congress requiring veterans Tokyo Suffers New Invasion Okinawa Mop-Up On June 22.-(UP)-Tokyo suffered a new attack of invasion jitters today as the Okinawa campaign entered the final stage with 94,401 enemy troops killed or Premier Kantaro Suzuki informed his cabinet that the sweeping dictatorial powers granted his government by the diet left it free to act speedily in the present crisis to prepare Japan for Radio Tokyo The emergency powers enabling the Japanese government to rule by recree without reference to the goes into effect Japan also betrayed fresh concern over the intentions of two American task forces in the Southern Tokyo broadcast said the two including five or six aircraft carriers and four were near the Island southwest Continued On Page 12 Walker In Pallas June 22 Gen. Walton H. highest ranking Army officer ever stationed at was to arrive by automobile from today before taking over as head of the Eighth Service Command The former Commander of the Third Army's 20th corps has scheduled a Press Conference at 4 P. M. and a broadcast at 6 P. M. His wife is to accompany him to Walker takes over his new post in a military ceremony at Command Headquarters tomorrow Big Four Powers To Discuss Trial Of Nazi War Criminals June 22-(/Pi-Justice Robert H. Jackson announced today a United States plan to prosecute Germany's arch war criminals in one collective trial and expressed hope that it might start the end of the June 22.-(I?)-The British Foreign Office announced today that the Big Four powers would open discussions early next week on plans for the trial of Germany's arch war A responsible American source told of a United States plan to prosecute the major war criminals at a mass trial The British Foreign Office commentator said the purpose of the four-power discussion would be that of drafting a list of the major war and settling questions involving The American source reported U. S. authorities were if to go ahead alone with the prosecution unless an agreement is reached soon among the big powers on the method to be adopted But the United States possesses a potent argument for obtaining has the Ike At Home With Corn Plentiful MEXICO June 22 will be no scarcity of corn or wheat in the republic during the present year and no need for importing the Agriculture Department Crops of both are it to cover the country's BANKER PASSES June 22-(IP)-Clark C. 57, vice-president and director of the Austin National Bank died of heart disease here last Campbell is a former state bank Guerrillas Cross Cagayan River Splitting Jap Forces June 22.- guerrillas seized the heart of the Cagayan Valley blocking the escape of a Japanese force which battled the Americans 35 miles to the The by Col. Russell W. Volckmann - captured Capital of Cagayan as the Japanese finally turned to fight the 37th division in the lower The guerilla driving across the Cagayan River in a sudden sweep down from the by its maneuver also split enemy forces in Northern estimated at two There were indications much of that enemy strength lay be- tween the Guerilla Force and the 37th which finally met stiff opposition after an unopposed march of two The Japanese threw two counterattacks at the American Force in the area two miles north of The counterattacks were hurled back with the 37th knocking out nine eight of the Patton Criticised For Saying More Wars To Come 1M1 BY T. M. U. 8. PAT. I wonder if we haven't relaxed a little too much since we licked Algunas voces pienso que descansado desde que en BY J. M. Jr. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Stars Stripes in in an imaginary letter from a dead takes General Patton to task for telling a group of children they will be the soldiers of the next General Eisenhower has added his voice to those who are advocating peace - time military training in the United expected to announce relaxation of living at the same accelerates military training and war in Europe is over but the military and political schooling and the training of fighting reserves does not cease for a no fun to die X X says the Stars and Stripes particularly no fun when the General you followed turns right around to your a few weeks and tells them you died in vl XXX leave the peace to who are working their hearts out to make it Leave them a little And for God's sake stay out of my little brother's Sunday school He still thinks I died to make a better world for the soldier didn't die in and the Generals are not intending to say he At San for the first time in all of the world's great all its dominant are arrayed for The flaws in the United Nations charter are But it still represents the greatest step yet taken toward The nations have not yet said that war will no longer be They have not agreed that their collective strength will be applied automatically against any one of them which first resorts to The who are hired and trained to look after the security of their countries are no necessarily out of step because they seek immediate They seek to preserve the step forward which the soldier has taken while civilian arrangements catch a quick procedure of the court which is. custody of a great majority of to try I the Friends June 22- Dwight D. who had many narrow escapes from death or injury as he directed millions through three years of turned up a casualty on his greatest day and his The General was limping noticeably as the result of a fall last night on the Topcka railroad where he got off to greet a group of Purple Heart The train started off without and as the General started to run for it he fell and injured his rather The train was halted for several minutes while the General was helped aboard and injury June 22.-UP)--Ike is home Gen. Dwight D. commander of the victorious Allied who has been feted around the is back with his own people and all pomp and ceremony has been It was and to his friends as the General stepped from the train last night and shook hands with the 12 members of the reception He called them all by This is the day for and the citizens have prepared a typically Kansas the committee arranged no formal for the General until the parade at 10 A. M. today so that he might spend as much time as possible with his including his 83-year-old mother and his four Ike will get to see the and it will bring memories to him for it will be a pageant of the growth of the city and the story of his own Only two of the seventeen bands will be he's received the key to the a beribboned replica given him by Mayor H. F. when he stepped off the train last night after a triumphal ride from Kansas with hundreds waiting to see him at each station along the The Mayor said General Eisenhower say a word just grinned from ear to when he welcomed him Ike greeted Orin his old high school football coach with I'm i darn glad to see Supply Up June 22 - -A War Department supply went the house floor today with an Army promise to speed victory over Japan by overwhelming application of Its approval by the Appropriations Committee accompanied publication of three weeks of testimony by high Army officials who devastation for Japan more awful than that which battered the Nazis to their We Congratulate New Members Of The Stork Club Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Puente of 1619 Callaghan street announce the birth of a daughter at their home June 13. She will be named PFC. and Mrs. F. R. Elizondo of 551 Bruni street announce the birth of a son at Mercy Hospital June 21. Mr. and Mrs. F. Rodriguez of 2205 Macdonell avenue announce announce the birth of a son at Mercy Hospital June 21.