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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - July 26, 1944, Oakland, California DELIVERY SERVICE Cill your Tribune deafer by telephone if mitt your If you cannot reach Mm telephone and everything will bt to your service ASSOCIATED WIDE WOULD UN HOME EDITION VOL DAILY D OAKLAND CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY JULY 26 1944 SUNDAY NO 26 Bricker Sees Border States Missouri Will Go Republican He Says At Dewey Conference Bv JACK BELL ALBANY July 26 Gov W Bricker of Ohio pre dieted at a press conference the Republicans would cut deep Into the border States m ber and carry Missouri despite the nomination of Sen Harry Tiuman of thai State as a vice-presidential Here for conferences with Thomas E Dewey GOP tial nominee said he was Confident the Republicans would Win in November I think our chances arc Kood in the border Stales Bricker declared We should put up a good batlle in Oklahoma West Virginia Tennessee North Virginia and Marv land MINERS SUPPORT With sitting fide him on a wicker sofa on the of the executive mansion Bricker about 25 newsmen that he personally welcomed the sup port of any who lo vote Republican ticket He was asked a recent editorial in the United Mine Workers which some as to the Republican viewpoint I welcome all support tint goes to the Republican Backer said he thought the Re- platform plank on foreign policy speaks more clearly the viewpoint of the American people Ihm the Democratic declaration on that issue The Ohio his opposition to a police force M LABOR GAINS With declining comment on most questions put to him said he thought Ihc Re- publicans gaining support from labor He was asked about reports that Sidney Hillman chairman of the C I O Political tion Committee was active in the convention which re- President Roosevelt and chose Truman as his running mate I think Hillman s extreme JP on the side force of ranks into the Re- publican said Bricker and Dewey planned to confer during the daj on the start of an active Republican campaign but the il nominee told reporters date jet had been fixed for engagements DEWEY'S GUESTS who was accompanied bv Mrs arrived by train at 11 a m EWT fiom Columbus nnd went immediately lo the tive mansion Governor and Mrs Dewey f reeled them in the first meeting of the tv o couples since the Republican convention in Chicago list month Dewey has indicated that much of today's conference will concern it- self with the of H meeting of Republican governors beginning August 2 in St Louis which the governor said will cover a variety of major subjects not Included in the GOP Gallup Toll on Page 10 U.S BREAKS NAZI LINE IN FRANCE Five-Mile Gap Himmler Calls All Reserves Goebbels on Radio Says Miracle Saved Hitler From Bomb Thought My Head Wa Gone Admits Some Plotters Escaped NEW YORK July Minister Pax Joseph Goebbels appealed the Geiman people in his lole as Reich foi war and hat Gestapo Chief Himmler had been t move all to the He Germany's confidence that it will not be too difficult t master the war situation Detailing the alleged bomb a tempt on Hitler's life on Jul 20 he tailed at Allied capi tals claimed Washington London and Moscow had hand in the plot and de that tan be no miracl if the s was no a official broadcasts on th talk weie by the Asso dated Pi ess N.B C and CBS The newly appointed Reich foi lion of Germany said If the had succeeded ef foils of millions and millions o Germans would been throw Arrests Oakland Man W N Lorn bo Accused Of Draft Dodging Taken in Sacramento Marshal von Busch Reported Suicide NEW YORK July British radio said today that re- ports among German forces in Poland Field Marshal Ernst Von Busch until re- cently commander of the central front has committed suicide The broadcast was reported United States Government tors Under Federal grand jury for to for indue ion into military Lomba identified as thj on of an Oakland w i last night al Sacramento a seaich of several months lie FBI Federal agents said Lomba ha the subject of an intensive since April 20 eel ired he had made statement hat he could st ill along with hi boaid until Ihc war was over nd that he was definitely going t out of the The investigation dis asserted that Lomb vent from the B ly aiea he id ill his life to Spring Rid Mo lo register foi the draf thai his induction would e del IN KANSAS CITY He w is indicted bv a rand Jury at Kansas Mo 01 to report foi nri failure to report a change o to his local he indictment was returned Apn according to the FBI Local Board 1 of Springfield To him to for in- duction last October 7 the FBI report snid The agents was apprehended al lint Lomba a where he was under the n imc of Roy as of into scooters They man formerly had been employed by an Oakland ing company MAY TAKEN BACK Lombn was taken before Commissioner US al Sacramento for a hearing relative to removal to K ins is City ing his apprehension declared that the man had used the aliases of Warren Van DeCar Nick Wendell Nickerson Bob Nickerson Duke Bob Dillman and Roy man The FBI said father is A Q Lomba Oakland New Post for Admiral LONDON July Wi Headquarters announced day that Rear Admiral John has been appointed to com- mand United States ports and Needs To Win Says Expert STATE COLLEGE Pa July 26 was placed in the in marking a new stage in consolidation beachhead of the Normandy WEATHER TALK By Eorle Ennis By EARLE ENNIS How do you feel about August asked Casey cat the Weather Bureau What do you mean how do I feel asked the Weather Man Do you think it will be hot We've never missed it yet Well it had better hurry laid Casey It's mighty cold now That's the trouble with this forecast business Even if you know it's going to be you can't say unless some instrument It sighed Okay I'll make okays the forecast Toggy and I hope the thermometer column for Ihjs Fall's presidential election by William of the Gallup Poll who added without the President Roosevelt s chances of re- election will be slim told members of the lic school principals and conference today that Roosevelt can um without ing New York Stale but declared that he must carry California and Pennsylvania to be re-elected Lydgate praised Governor tin's soldier vote plan which he called one of the Nation's most liberal laws The poll editor refused to name the probable winner in this year's election declaring that it was loo close to forecast at this time Generals Feared Death MOSCOW Red Star that man wanted to get rid of lo escape with linn in final defeat and that the recent insurrection failed be- cause did not troops but expected to succeed bj striking at the top Nazis in the of a palace revolution Truck Plunges Into Quarry Driver Dies Lawrence R Ames 23 of 1901 Avenue killed shortly after noon when the dirt truck he was driving went out of control and plunged down n grade in a quarry at 6900 Mountain vard Investigators said Ames fell from Ihc cab then uas dragged along tnc ground by one foot which caught on the running board The truck overturned it the tom of the frude to nothing Unimaginable tune would have overcome th Germans at the hands of the WOP kind of a sm ill thie who raised his hand to shut off th life in the Goebbels said that whin he re woid by telephone hit a attempt had been made on life it was a shock lo me as it wa lo every had for a mo a feeling as if mj head woul fall off SITUATION WILL CHANGE His sought lo reas sure the Germ in- hemmed in on all sides by advancing armies th it the situation especially in the east wil soon change in favor of as a of new He asserted The Fuehrer has announced al ready in his midnight speech tha lie has assigned to Himmler the leadership of Homeland It will be his task to re organize the apparatus of th reserve army lo send th numerous army formations ire available at home and wcl trained to the front and m their place lo form numerous new sions We have not the least doub hat party comrade Himmler wil able lo solve Ibis question He las all qualifications and a wealth of experience for this task REGAIN STABILITY Our manpower effectives nl the ront will be rapidly filled up ant he front will thus again gain the liability and effectiveness which it needs urgently during the coming weeks and months The which arise in this connection are row being tackled with National list energy Success cannot and will not fail war now will He that War Production Chief has devised intensify production for more workers are needed and he said hat next month would show the at the He acknowledged that all those of participating in the plot had not been r killed RECOUNTS BOMBING the events of July 0 he said lhat in the afternoon ic conspirators started pulling the breads The perpetrator of the rime Count came 3 Berlin in a courier plane to an- ounce that the Fuehrer was dead he commander of the Berlin Pice 2 Cot t Japs New Premier Talks to Cabinet NEW YORK July Tokyo radio said today that Pre- mier Kumaki Koiso after a hour session yesterday with all members of the new Japanese cabinet had held important con- this morning residence with his of- Education Minister Ninomiya fare Minister Hirose President of the Japanese Information Board The broadcast was reported by hf Federal Communications Com- mission DISTANCES PALAU IN STATUTE to MINDANAO GUAM B I A K 600 CELEBES 800 JAPAN Chungking BURMA Ocean AN GUAM TRUK PALAU t t MINDANAO CAROLINE IS ADMIRALTY I J ft Rabaul t i Tokyo today reported that U.S planes supported by a naval task iorce had bombed Palau carrier Japan's South 800 miles west of Guam and thai an Allied fleet had shelled Sabang Sumatra stronghold U.S Planes Blast Palau Japanese Singapore Yanks Widen Hold on Guam Trapped Japs Hurl Selves Into Sea As Americans Push On US PACIFIC QUARTERS Harbor July 20 of Guam so established lint their eral said there s nothing the Jap can do now to inn us off today ud fiery siege to Nipponese trapped n of American forces Port Apia SABANG BOMBARDED BY ALLIED FLEET LONDON Inly A large Allied task foi co of eis and at the ern rnd of T Im- tcis communique by the Tokyo radio Thn without Some hapless tint they sunk he ocean reported Al Dopking Press war correspondent is battleships earner planes and bl the off i This neck of hnd embracing an and Naval orms the southern end of the arbor behind which marines and moved from and beachheads to Ihc said all have been out at the beachheads the a plane over the re i since July 8 and the Nips re abandoning much food and n million While one arm of the north force forked down be- md Apra another reached to threaten Guam's Yanks slowly city of Agana ought their way up dominating ills where Japs m caves had to c mined out like hard coil More than 100 miles north of at invaded spot erial bombings and of rail and highway motions split the island's garrison into nnd forces Marine of nearby bidding for complete of partly occupied shi Airfield on the northwest tip f mowed down the ed Japs From a flagship off rd W Johnston representing the Allied press reported the Continued Pafte 2 Col 7 of ily nnd onr sub- is well as downing n ber of It was the second such strike on a little more than four months i I isk force Sn Jamrs having hit the ist 19 The nationality of the vessels ing the strike was not dis- closed in the lap communique the of which follows Allied nav il units consisting of several cruisers destroyers and incs bor yesterday and barded ground installations At the same time about HO raided Sabang Our garrison units intercepted and repulsed the enemy after ing two enemy destroyers and one submarine besides heavily ing another destroyer nnd shooting down a majority of the enemy Huge Attack Meets Big Barrage LONDON July launched the most violent robot bomb attack of the war one south England area day and British anti-aircraft teries and rs shot the bombs out of the skies at the rate of nearly one every Iwo This attack followed the earlier killing of two and the trapping of many others in the flaming of a London pital hit by a robot AIR BOMBING NOT WAR SCREAM ROUTED NAZI PARACHUTISTS By EDWARD D BALL IN NORMANDY July massive American air assault a covey of German para- today and they ran out ng and This is not ar it's Terror glared their ryes Their mottled camouflaged rs flapped in the wind as they ran Ney were distance behind the rsl American troops before they ould be headed off physical specimens they down under the calm Img of Sgt Ernest of liomi Fla inter- and Cpl John Baer his mutant from Forest Hills NY A Nazi who reported he had been a medical student at Munich he thought our air he called a rug of inhumane How about he was asked We were defending ourselves was a fortress And London They started it It was the same with the rest who ranged from to men in their forties Men of one group said they rendered because they were out waler and had had only onr meal for They wolfed canned C likt hungry Tokyo Radio Tells Of Carrier Raid Near Philippines BN I lir Press Radio today U S task foice consisting of hid pencil to the of Palau Island ome 500 miles cast of Mindanao in the Philippines and about planes hid island Om units opened up r and shot clown two of the enemy the broadcast which wis corded by the Press also had raided Yap ir he Carolines east of I UK USUAL CLAIMS As usual the damage sustained in both aids slight was no immediate can confirm ition of the assault or Ail in The fust US attack of the wai on was made by strong cifie Fleet forces last March t lasted three d tys in 1011 with blows at Yap Ulithi anc Woleai nnd cost the Japanese hips sunk in damaged and o planes shot down the esl part of the toll being t Palau Twenty-five U S ind 18 airmen were lost but not vessel was even Palau is liters of the en- ne Japanese South nent and is known as the Iif Singapore which suggests why t must be neutralised or liken be- oie invasion of Philippines he southern end of which lies miles due west 00 ISLANDS IN GROUP The consists of about 100 islands a fleet base for the Japanese It is strategic because the lies some 800 miles southwest of Guam which US forces arc now 800 miles northwest of I big Allied base on New and an distance fiom Dutch Indies islands below the Philippines Afler tho crippling blow al Palau March 29 a lull ensued until eral Southwest Pacific bombers near May 13 In June the island was put on the regular calling list of west Pacific raiders airdromes be- ing the principal targets The attacks tended to any Japanese to with Adm Chester sions of Saipan Guam and Crash Kills Flier Idaho July M1 Lieut Walter L Lord son of Austin L Lord Portland Ore was killed yesterday when hic fighter plane crashed near Army air base r Torn In Front Marigny St Gilles Fall to Americans Riding Sherman Tanks Cowboy Fashion Thousands of Germans Facing Capture By GLADWIN HILL SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED ARY FORCE July and infantrymen tore a gap four to five miles deep in German lines today in the Americans fust punch m Normandy They two key highway towns west of St Lo as well as a dozen villages Doughboy riding atop the tanks won firm control I of Marigny and St Gilles I IfP seven and four miles fiom St W Lo St Gilles is on the road southwest to tances lies just above the The pencil ation outflanked Nazi anchor positions farther west near the coast and menaced of still holding the line to the northwest The slcel-plaled American drive badly mauled the German Russ Estonian Port Yank Fliers Support Warsaw Drive Cossack Cavalry OK Vistula LONDON July Red Aimy has captured taut Estonian Stalin announced tonight in an of the DANIEL DE LUCK MOSCOW July ican planes directly from US bases in Russia in of the advancing 38 jos tcrday in an offensive sweep in the Lwow The and Mustangs were attached to the US 15th Air Foice based in It was the first time American airmen hac stiuck directly al Ihc in of the Eastein fionl had conducted logic bombings fiom Russian in shuttle downed 29 in com- bat and nine plains Sweeping low they emplacements motoi fuo The Mustangs surprised a large formation of i etui nine fiom bombing Russian hoops Lwow and sent 26 in flames to the raith The Lightnings strafed the an drome on the 100 miles of Lwow from level Mustangs provided a top PLANES SAm No plane was lost Lightnings prowling the skies alone found little opposition Pilots reported the of foui locomotives and 13 ducks behind Gorman lines The Americans reached Iho viet Union Saturday on a shuttle Imp from Italy blasting Romanian in fields en loute II Cossacks rt the fast bank of the Wisla Vistula today while other Russians the mauled German gainson at Lwow and stormed into thai rail city RUSSIANS ON VISTULA The Wisla was i cached in the aica fiG miles southeast of threatened Warsaw Theic the sacks engaged the bittered mans within miles of Berlin and 142 miles of German Silesia stork was invested Russians wore in its within rds of the major rail con- some to East sia and Wai saw Still Russian forces were within 42 miles of the cities of Radom and 108 of kow fifth city of Poland Them was no immediate of the of tho doomed foice in Lwow one of m rail and n of 317700 The Beilm ladio admitted a si in breakthrough to Wisla The German said the Russians advancing between the upper Bug River and he Wisla and that then Lwow repulsed the Soviets in a Twin advances by Ivan Konev's Aimy group flanking the fortress of on the north and south Continued I Col Infantry and two France AN ADVANCE COMMAND POST SUPREME QUARTERS AEF July 25 D hower the Allied head in Normandy foi sixth time to hold with Gen Sir nard L Montgomery and Lieut Gen Omar N Bradley American and British ground in an all-out at- tack Sgt Gi Harris of Coscob Conn shoved a at the supreme commander and asked him lo sign it for a collodion The joked about ing a one dollar for the five is he gunned and scrawled his n line Admiral To Wed in Ohio FREMONT Ohio July Vice-Admiral John W Greenslade A former commandant of the 12th District and the Sea rontier now in charge of on the West Coast and Mrs Alma R 59 obtained marnage license today Stationed at San Francisco Ad- miral Greenslade a native of Ohio maintains K home here The marriage will his third and Mn She petition in mont of the Thud Parachute Di- vision casualties in a futile dispatches fiom the front said Other doughboys west made limited below and The Germans in those sectors of hundreds of bombers paced the attack striking four to fixe miles the enemy's St road line The forces clashed through despite Nazi armor including Mark VI tanks which mount guns The lank breakthrough was on a several miles wide prisoners were seized LINES SMASHED The tanks slashed the Germans fust line of defense and then through a reserve line and Germ in artillery positions in afternoon According to Hal Bovle Piest newsman with one of tht units the hrough was made along a front of miles It spearheaded light and medium tanks on which rode into the battle to pick off with rifles any meiny men who tried to the tanks al close range Farther cast other infantrymen moving forward on a five-mile wide ront advanced a mile and a half captured La Juger also belov the highway from SI Lo to German troops on the east flank meanwhile fought with suicidal fury trying to halt the advance below Caen The tried to brace to avoid entrapment of their still in position along the St line to the north as Sherman tanks crunched Forward after a furious aerial had front line Nazi defenders Even though supported immediately by heavy artillery fire Germans were unable to beat the tanks spurting shells and and the American men aboard them who whooped in heir pleasure at riding into battle or a change ROCKS FRONT The whole American front from St Lo west to the sea rocked o the thunder of a tremendous illery ban age just before dawn Dion came wave after wave of acking Marauders and fighter Continued Pace t Crt t WHERE TO FIND IT Advertising 14 IS INttle 1 II Finance IS T II IS U
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