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Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - October 18, 1943, Miami, Oklahoma VOL 94 tt A Sired tti PRICE FIVE CENTS SOVIETS TIGHTEN DRIP ON DNIEPER RIVER POSITIONS Noil Front Menaced New By HENRY CASSIDY 18 The Red army rolled forward in two new offensives west of the river today to clinch its hold on both banks of the rivet and threat sn the disintegration of Gentian dispatches said So viet forces were pouring through A widening made yesterday in the German defenses inside the Dnieper bend in the chug sector behind An important new bridge head was simultaneously north of Kiev by across of the Dnieper in the Gomel sector and the capture of lied army troops consolidated this bridgehead today and pushed forward against furious German Both drives menaced the Ukrain Ian capital of Kiev with encircle The Soviets reported ering German reserves brought from the iNelli and Denmark hut added that they were pushing forward The Russians now hold four west of the Dnieper below Kiev in the and sectors and two Kiev one immediately north of the and the other 100 miles to the north in Loev Communist Pravda disclosed the original crosH Jugs were made as soon as the Rus sians reached the river without waiting for supply bases or engineering equipment to The added that these forces were now in position jo press all f f rom It was a tight squeeze in the elevator when 18yearold Don ald who is 7 feet paid a visit to one of Chicagos tallest Board of StandIn Stars The drive inthe Kremenchug along a 28mile began with a artillery barrage i followed by infantry and tank as saults at 7 18 after the hail first pass ed tho A Red army snid Societ had for ward to five enemy including the I own of 30 miles soul It Soviet troops had pressed for cast of After reporting a big detach ing movement on the eastern front tho Germans in their daily communique said violent Soviet attacks worn tak ing place in the Gomel sector the area west of They also reported heavy defensive fighting in the Kremenchug pec The Nazis called the fighting in the Veliko Lukie sector sav but said Soviet attempts at a breakthrough were frustrat New Projectiles to Rip Enemy Planes ar projectiles designed to open Axis tanks and other armored equipment and em today are being ship ped to American invasion Burton com manding of the Boston ordnance list said He said present shipments rep resent a smashing victory for ait team composed of topflight steel shell War production steel ex perts and ordnance department metallurgical engi When we Genera Lewis we were definitely be hind the eight we are outproducing the Axis with supe rior air and ground S PRESS IS AROUSED BY SENATORS TALK Created Report in Paper 18 The Daily taking another pot shot at the five talking Amer ican declared today that their report has created so much feeling in by so much feeling in Britain that it essential the truth of be Denying that Britain was taking credit for material re from America and trans ferred to other the Mail said the senators were ignorant of the facts and added that it is worthwhile pointing out that America herself has gained a good deal of credit for material supplied by In the paper it was essential to sup milk to mothers and children in North That milk was distributed by the American Red So far as the Moroccans and Algerians know it came from as it certainly came at the demand of American author But xxx came from our ow stocks at a lime when it could i be The Daily Mail devoted thre columns to explaining that lend lease was never intended to be oneway affair and itemize many things which it said has given America without pay Between and April the United ed to American forces ship tons of articles and equip ment and ship tons o constructive the the basis of figures i Convict Btx V 1 To Escape MA Makes 7 a Stolen Auto 18 rebellious 27yeafolc convict who hid in a bread box te make good his statemen that the Oklahoma not hold him was a large today still Weak from gunshot wounds received in previous patrol cars Mocked and officers joined in a for John Wilbur Warden Conner described as a veteran of escape irom Leavenworth and El Reno The committed to serve life for armed robbery in Oklahoma fled in a stolen automobile yesterday after cover ng himself with loaves of bread n a box being hauled from the and American The contribution ranges Sitting pretty these days is Cheryl whose in Stage Door Canteen brought a major studio and made hcr one of the few Hollywood lo graduate from the ranks to Weds Officer from barbed wire to cooking stov os from bombs to locomotives from Nissen huts to parachutes from Spitfires to lemon squash from artillery to The Daily Mail concluded this phase of its review with the re mark that it was realized all the time that it was not love of Britain but he stark realization Of the possibility of total war en gulfing the United Stales that promoted passage of the lend lease The article then went on to say that Britain not only is repaying Continued on Page Two Soldier Seven Hurt in Rail Mishap The first section the Atlantic Coast lines Havana speeding northward between Pe and derailed shortly before midnight last killing a soldier and at least seven The military the dead soldiers name ponding of his next of Four Pullman cars and the trains diner were cause but 119116 of the cars A ripped from i the tracks as the train skidded to i crashed through the last ar and caused the only Colin widow of the Army flier who Ameri cas first married W Tedlow of the Navy in Philadelphia Aids The Weather MISSOURI and KANSAS Slightly warmer to Albert C has been named deputy chief of staff to Lord Louis Allied commander in south east as this command pre pares for drive into PLANNING RATION SIGNUP Wor Book 4 Registration Will Be Held 26 and 27 The local associ ation and high school seniors will have charge of the issuance of Wai Ration book 20 and president of the said Registrations will be held at each of the city schools except thc People living tbo Pershing district will register at the Junior high Fisher is calling of the council and presi dents of local units for Wednesday at 3 at the high school audi torium order to outline plans for the forthcoming It was learned that hours for the registration will be from 8 lo 5 with the Junior high school building remaining open til 0 on 27 to date those who will be unable to register for their ration books din ing the regular According to tho the ra tion books issuance has bean sim to some extent nnd the reg should be handled more than on previous Elephant Is Finally Captured in circus broke looso last night and led police and trainers on a 50mile chase through tt residential section of Atlanta before her capture in a blind Six police cars scores of Ringling Barnum Bai ley circus employes followed in the wake of splintered garages and fences and uprooted a was pinned against a bashed by the elephants He was sent hospital and i irison bakery to tho trusty build ng outside the Conner snid returned to he penitentiary only last July rom scattered 80 oaves of bread as he leaped from the box and sprinted two blocks to an automobile owned by Will Critically wounded by Corsicana officers who killed a fellow Oakley Voss lay five months in a hospital and told Fred then warden of the Oklahoma he would Ret out again as soon he had recovered He arid and a third cap tured the following day m the eastern Oklahoma had con themselves in a carload brick and ridden to freedom last BURGLARS TAKE FROM BUS DEPOT IN CITY Miamis unusual wave of recent burglaries last night as thieves entered the Bus de pot and after trying unsuccess fully to open the safe escaped with about the cash the safe was de as the culprits tried for Record Cattle Run Reported At Head KANSAS fhe largest cattle run in the na history jammed the stock yards hero today with heac the western ranges trimming down their herds for th winter yt bettered by more than the previous record run established in Kansas City Augus and was nearly ahead of the largest run ever re on the Chicago livestock The top Chicago run wai on November Virtually all of todays receipts were and coming here for reconsignment to th feedlots of the corn belt for fat to come back into the mar kets later for Kansas City was far ahead of other major markets in cattle Omaha was second with Chicago had East Louis and v MINERS MARCH BACK TO WORK some time to break open the strongbox and then gave it up as a bad A tool known as a jimmy in underworld parlance was left lodg ed in the safe handle and the door was battered and jammed to such that it required a lock smiths skill to open the safe this Police Chief Witt Ellis Mate Badly Hurt George of Hunt was killed and her was injured critically when their car went out of control and into a striking a five miles north of here late yesterday The pioneer who settled northwest of the Garfield county community at the opening of the Cherokee strip and had resided there were on their way home after visiting a Al bert Moore of is ill in i hospital Japanese Lose 104 Planes in Pacific ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN T H E SOUTHWEST airmen have probably 147 nore planes out of the Japanese air force in the Southwest In a series of brilliant victories Friday and announced George Ken neys fliers shot down 92 planes and destroyed 12 on the Twentyfour more probably were shot down and 19 probably de or damaged on the Pet e Drake Goes To Federal Hospital OKLAHOMA Pete important in the administra tion and sentenced to two years ror federal income tax was n custody of the marshal for to the federal de whose home is in Ponca was being met there by Mar hnl Dave Hi Ho will begin is torn in the hospital duo to eart WALKOUT ENDS of workers production at the Cramp company yards under truce after a work while leir union arranged to demand an Still Striking Alabamas 81 union mines were today but a of the coal fields in at least 80 percent of the idle miners had failed to heed the plea from John president of the United Mine Workers of The list of operating mines in cluded the big shaft of the Woodward Iron with and the Bradford slope of Alabama Byproducts with Other captive workings were They supply coal for the iron steel mills Despite slowness of the work one coal operator suggested that this is the usual picture after a and on the whole the picture is All Alabama union mines had been idle over the The miners walked unauthorized by the beginning last Wednesday when Secretary returned the mines to their own saying they had no contract with the operators as their work agreement had been made with the The mines operating normally employ approximately but the basis of crews report ing today only were in the Three large nonunion mines have remained in international representative to predicted a growing march to tho Continued on Pago Two Nazi Private Hitler Taken ALLIED Al German pri vate named Hitler surrendered to the American Fifth army after swimming naked across the Vol turno headquarters an The privates first name was not ARMY APPROVAL CONTRACTOR CLAIMS SCORED Comptroller General Asserts Numerous Erroneous Including Okayed Lindsay comptroller gen told tho House military com today contract ing officers had allowed hundreds of erroneous contractors claims including charges for items as false liquor and juke Warren opposed legislation re quested by the War department to give its contracting officers final and conclusive jurisdiction in set tling terminated war He cited 270 cases in which he said claims allowed by the officers had been questioned by the general ac counting office and recoveries made from the War department regulations covering the he the have all the ap of having been ward special pleaders for in Untold billions of are in contract he and the question is whether Congress shall permit the bypassing of the general account ing office w their is and is now actually being is an ar rogant snapping of fingers in the face of Warren testi In the national he said the War department peremptorily stopped n its present contract settlement which he said amazed and astounded I measure my words when I solemnly warn you that these regu ations will permit a grand coyer Warren and will ab preclude any chance to de fect tually used to coverup and will encourage extreme generosity w i th government The practice of some contracting of wining and dining and socially with Warren has a tendency o make them more Some of the items listed by War eii as allowed by contracting cers and questioned by the general accounting office with recoveries rom contractors in most cases in representing the of materials that did not The cost of flowers sent to fu nerals or employes in profits by a con tractor for operation of a cafe in insurance premiums on group Charges for transporting an employes and for sending Continued on Page Two Jt Clarks Past Take Three Italian Towns Allied Reinforcements Arrive on Mainland tc Aid Drive Against Nazis Germans Probably Destroying Supply Dumps Preparatory to General r By NOLAND NORGAARD AP GU e W Clarks Fifth arm in T and take battle has driven beyond the and firmi ly occupied the towns of and British Eighth army patrols are stabbing westward intl the backbone toward Allied ers announced and material on thc Italian mainland as 3 part of the steady reinforcement of D D bowers it was From both the Fifth and Eighth army fronts came re ports of numerous fires in the enemy rear areas that th Germans were destroy ng supply preparatory to a general withdrawal although there was nothing else to indicate that further toward the Italian capital from be made except in the face of the General American ans of Salerno captured thc of and in th high the sun rounding lowlands after j merrygoround fighting in Force of Bombers Wings formations from each 1 repeatedly stabbed deep into th RAF MOSQUITOS ATTACK BERLIN jfe Force of Bombers Wi Way Across Channel opposing creating a fluid sib an area five or I iy Troops Are Pushed Back ne of the main columns i a drive to force the Chinese in runnan province back across to 10 east bank of the Salween riv has been broken up and now is in several the high command announced The communique snid the Japa ese one of three said to e pushing north along the Burma oad whore it enters southwestern had suffered severe loss rom heavy Chinese Ponca Bags 2 Japanese Planes SOMEWHERE IN NEW GUIK 18 OP Max Ponca piloting shot down two Jap Again Today j which units IV Mosquitos bombed targets in Beri lin and without loss last fighters at the Allied air sive again was going into high ger after a lull since last days American Fortress attack on force of bombers also crossed the channel toward the continent this morii Fighters escorted Berlin last wag raided oil Octo ber by Other bombers last flight laid mines in enemy a com and fighters at shipping off the Dutch const as well as enemy airfields and railway About 15 German planes stabbed at Britain during the hitting at points in East Anglia and South west England and penetrating to the London area to a one hour air alert in the A communique said bombs pod in the London metropolitan area killed at least four persons and wrecked many Anti aircraft batteries blazed away at tho enemy planes in one of then biggest barrages for In the attacks on targets in oc nod Mosquitos damaged seven locomotives in moonlight attacks in northern An RAF leader flying a Hurricane sank a tug and at least one barge off the Dutch Five other locomotives and a railway bridge were hit by Whirl wind bombers in over thc Cherbourg penin British occupied Can a fornier Axis air base eight miles inland and on the north bank of t he no V Albert Hayes Of Baxter Is Dead BAXTER Stella 420 East Eighteenth been noti fied by the War department of the death 14 of her Albert Hayes of the Army en No particulars were contain ed in the Lieutenant Hayes had been stationed at Pana ma Lieutenant Hayes was gradual of the yard by the ed from the Baxter Springs high enate Truman Union i and prior to entering the said the afternoon and was employed at the local ight shift workers also would of the Federal Alining and Senator Caraway Urges Passage Of School Senator Caraway today icso planes in a dogfight incident j appealed for Senate passage of leg n raids on Wewak and mwi authorizing in to raids on Wewak and fen a veteran who flew one j jn Of of an from the It was near that area that Brit ish seaborne forces swept ashor week north of the Clarks troops also have occupied in a further plunge up the valley formed by the northward of above its junc tion with the west of the is three miles northeast of captured The army advances registered against desperate resisti it was while tq the northeast Ihe British Eighth army pursued an offensive west the It was in that sector that British amphibious forces had landed along of Gaeta to the German anchor at the moutS of the Nazis Stabs Fail The United States troops bea off three strong German thrusts before battling their waj into a strategic mountain stronghold three miles north ol the river and 22 miles another valuable in high ground in the strategy elbow of the Volturno where ij turns cemented control of an area where the lies already had seized Caiazzo anJ on opposite sides th It also was captured a sharp On the Eighth army front fighting raged in the streets of when British pa entered and found it heavily garrisoned by The British patrols broke through toward the main British lines only after n violent is 10 miles south west of Termoli on the Adriatic coast and four miles west of the last reported lim it of the British advance in that General D wight federal grants to public communique snid tho British the army were e of the first I in New woman senator told her col contact with tho in shot one off the tail of a that no in drivo west of companion and got another had closed because of I with the t P B to qualified teach my the drive west of the cra aml others wiI be unable and field Other American planes in scrap bagged 14 Japanese OPPOSES SALES TAX The general Randolph told the annual agricultural outlook conference in an address today that a sales tax would economic that dangerous are battering price and ration and that lo termS j said all along cause of u shortage of increasing in intensity She said the crisis had developed that despite the fact that Arkansas striking out westward from ranks above the nations average the highway in the percentage of state revenues control of which devoted to j General Sii Senator Taft Ul Bernard Ohio and other opponents of the apparently were aiming at treaten the governments measure planned to offer a motion in behind the enemy above the Voi thai to refer the to the special com on postwar economic policy Allied air despite ami planning for consideration ort on schedule j Smelting kept their in view of a infla along with other postwar ex steady hammering of the enemy tion potential in the public pocket both bombers and fighters at a strong case could The bills opponents were claim tacking communications venter made for of ing sufficient votes to pigeonhole bridges south jf I if fj 1 the or defeat it 1 Continued on Page Two
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