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Sandusky Register Star News (Newspaper) - February 1, 1944, Sandusky, Ohio Containers for blood plasma are made of Tour waste paper la SAVE A 1WHK Register More in ttw and Tradition WAR LOAN Founded 1822. Vol. 120. No. 286. FEBRUARY 1, 1944 Pries Font Cento Daily 5TH ARMY DRIVES WITHIN 15 MILES OF U. S. Blows At Japs Tokyo Hints Marshalls Invaded BY MORRIE LANDSBERG Press War Invasion winds blew around pivotal Japanese bases in the central Pacific fanned by thundering assaults of army and navy bombers and the guns of probably the greatest American task force sent against the Tokyo hinted that American troops already have landed in the Marshalls athwart Japan's first line of defensive One broadcast declared has been made clear to us that the enemy has taken a new offensive operation against our Marshall islands But strict radio silence dictated by security reasons blanketed the movements of the mighty naval including battleships and aircraft which bombarded the Marshalls from the air and from the sea over the The Navy made no mention of I invasion operation as such in Lost And Found Nazis Moving More Offices From Berlin RUSSIAN VAN ll BUT 4 MIES FROM ESTONIA Soviets Take Town Near Border and Are Closing Last Escape Gap on Shattered German Arc The Marshalls Feb. 1 - Maintaining the most sustained air offensive in American heavy bombers smashed at the French invasion coast yesterday in the 30th Allied assault on that area in a month while Thunderbolts dropped their loads on a Nazi airfield in The carried out after the 14lh winter saturation attack on Berlin had left no quarter of the capital by Allied were made without The OWI said the Swedish; newspaper Nya Tidning published reporting 6,000 killed in Berlin Saturday and that some 5,000 were reported killed during the last raid on Frankfurt where 50,000 people are assumed to be This estimate on casualties in the Saturday night raid on Berlin followed an estimate Sunday - by the Swedish newspaper Mya Allehanda that 6,000 persons died in the Friday night raid bringing to 74,000 the total killed in 13 raids up to The British in a broadcast recorded by CBS said important German government offices have been transferred from Berlin to which so far has escaped Allied Allied bombs now have brought death and destruction into every quarter of a Swedish to Page 6 8.) announcements yesterday telling of a seaplane raid Sunday night on Wake 700 miles north of the together with earlier Army Airforce attacks on bases in the mid-Pacific island The strike at delivered by two was described officially as It was regarded at Pearl Harbor as undoubtedly timed to knock out the enemy airfield and prevent either Japanese air reinforcements for the Marshalls or counterblows against U. S. naval Land-based army in the 25th day of the aerial offensive to soften up the smashed at and atolls Saturday night and early Sunday Juanita 18, kisses her 6 month old in on seeing her for the first time since November when she left the baby with a friend so she could visit her 19, at an Army The friend deposited Marilyn in a stranger's and wrote Juanita about it weeks Marilyn wound up in care of the Children's Aid ' on Page 10.) PREDICT SPAIN TO BREAK WITH RED ARMY PAPER RAPS SPAIN FOR AID TO HITLER Feb. 1 has become the through which Germany receives South American Writer K. Hofman said today in Red Soviet Declaring Spain remains the faithful ally of Hofman helping the Germans conduct subversive work and Franco Spain takes a most active part in the so-called peace maneuvers of the Franco repeatedly makes offers of Feb. 1 - and elements among Spaniards here expressed doubt today that Generalissimo Francisco Franco would go to the extent of breaking off Spain's diplomatic relations with the Axis despite economic and diplomatic Barkley And Taft Clash On Vote Delay Feb. 1 aside President Roosevelt's suggestion that members up and be the House refused today to provide a roll call vote on legislation to create uniform federal ballot machinery for the armed Representing a severe tor on whether - the uniform ballot was rejected 233 to 160. Feb. 1 - Red Army troops on the northern front have captured last German stronghold barring the way to Soviet Premier Josef Stalin announced in an order of the day of a key town on the railroad and cleared the way for a direct Russian drive across the Estonian eight miles to the By The Associated Press A prediction by a South American diplomat that Spain would sever relations with the Axis this week in response to growing Allied pressure focused ly on Madrid today as reports from Axis and neutral sources told of a flurry of diplomatic activity in the Spanish The Rome radio asserted ' the Allies are threatening to cut off shipments to Page The Weather Fair and continued cold lowest temperature about 18 Wednesday cloudy and somewhat MARRIAGE LICENSES Roy E. 19, press R. D. 1, and Lucille E. 19, at R. D. 2, James C. second U. S. N. and Dawn C. factory Rev. J. A. Griffith to Applications tor Marriage Licenses Alex 55, and Betty 36, at both of BIRTHS and Mrs. Joseph MacArthur a at Good Samaritan Mr. and Mrs. Paul 913 a at Good Samaritan JOINT COMMITTEE OF HOUSE OKAYS NEW TAXES By FRANCIS J. KELLY Feb. 1 - The new tax which is counted on to swell the government's total income to more than a year went io legislative drafting experts for a final publishing As approved last night by a joint conference committee of Senate and the measure proposes to raise more than a billion dollars through sharply increased excise about half a billion extra from corporate excess profits apparently from individual income and the balance from higher postal Senator George head of the Senate predicted the would be approved in both houses The conference adjusted a number of contentious including amendments to the war contracts renegotiation act which in general tend to modify the impact of renegotiation upon House conferees waged a futile last-ditch action to tax pari-mutuel The including Majority Leader of insisted taxation of racing be left to the Into the went such new excise rates as to Page 6 - No 4.) BY HOWARD FLIEGER Feb. 1 and Republicans clashed in the Senate today over responsibility for delaying a vote on the administration's war ballot for the armed * On the House Minority Leader Martin of Massachusetts predicted the majority of Republicans would oppose a special roll call vote on the war ballot Senate Majority Leader declared the pace we're going the soldiers will be to Page 6- 7.) By HARRISON SALISBURY United Press Staff Correspondent Feb. 1 - Russian armored smashing to within sight of all but shut off the Narva escape gap today and | drove the shattered remnants of the enemy's Leningrad siege armies into and forests for easy Gen. Leonid A. main forces battled their way through the streets of last enemy bastion east of his spearheads seized control of nearly all roads on the high ground approaches to 27-mile-wide corridor between the Gulf of Finland and Lake The junction of was expected to fall within the next 24 hours and outflanking columns may cross into Estonia and complete the plugging of the Narva corridor almost as Seeking to escape encircle ment as the Soviets the main and supplies f 1 marshes and woods on of the There they literally walked into traps laid by Soviet guerrillas and special detachments and were being hammered to It was believed unlikely that any substantial part of the German forces which fled the Leningrad front would succeed in escaping through the Narva on Page 10.) KWAJALEIN UMt MARSHALL JEMO ISLANDS MAJURO MILI GILBERT ISLANDS LITTLE Northern Phone Co. Given New Tariff Rate Feb. 1 State Public Utilities Commission today authorized the Northern Ohio Telephone Co. to file new tariffs for New Washington Ply mouth modernize and local The chief effect of the the BUC would be to permit the company to establish five instead of lines at the same rates because of war time material James Farrell Is Prisoner of War NAURU MILES 100 MAKING if ABEMAMA Moves On Capital In Two Columns As Foe Rushes In Reserves BY C. R. CUNNINGHAM ALLIED Feb. 1 American and British shock troops crashed into the main German defenses below Rome today after hurling the Nazis back to within 15 miles of the Eternal City in 48 hours of hand-to-hand Official reports said the Germans were pouring men and armor down from the north to join in the spreading battle against possibly 90,000 Allied troops driving inland from their invasion beachheads at Nettuno and Gen. Mark W. Clark's invasion forces drove inland in two with the British northern wing reaching the outskirts of Campo only 15 miles below and the Americans 12VS miles further south at The twin thrust threatened to break across the electric railway line leading down from Rome and further isolate the The map shows the Marshall locating and shelled and bombed by a big U. S. task force which steamed to within range of Jap shore This same operation preceded the American invasion of the Gilbert shown Ordinance For Renewing Present Electric Rates Here Before Commission First reading of the city's present electric contract with the Ohio Public Service is up for renewal over a 10-year was held Monday night's meeting of the city Read for benefit of the prices to be charged by the O. P. S. for supplying electric current to all and commercial Recruiter Seeks Complete List Of WAC For District YANKS GIVE LIVES AS HUMAN BOMBS TO SMASH TANKS The War Department today informed Mr. and Mrs. Alvin J. 1107 that their Staff Sgt. James E. 20, is a prisoner of war of the German Word was recently received that Sergeant Farrell was in in the European area and today the telegram said that the government had been informed through the International Red Cross that he is a A letter of information from the government will the office of adjutant general Staff Sgt. who will be 21 years of age in graduated from Sandusky High school in 1941. He was inducted into the Army Jan. 14, 1943. United Press ' War Correspondent Representing the Combined U. Press WITH ALLIED INVASION FORCES SOUTH OF Jan. 31 - In the bloodiest fighting since the Allies came ashore American troops equipped with only the lightest stormed and smashed German self-propelled guns and machine gun during the past 48 Wounded who returned from this engagement told me how doughboys had turned themselves into human bombs to destroy tanks that had trapped their Others told me of hand-to-hand skirmishes in which they ran out of only to grab weapons from the enemy and keep on Eyewitnesses described how several Americans made the supreme sacrifice when enemy tanks started firing into a ditch to Page 6--N0 Spurred on by reports of Jap anese atrocities against can war prisoners in the South recruiters at the Army recruiting office in the Sandusky postoffice today doubled their efforts to enlist women in the Women's Army About 70,000 already have been accepted into the WAC in this and are now working at 239 different types of jobs in an effort to relieve men for actual duty so the war may be ended in this country or abroad at their own Army is proud of these women and glad to compliment them on their co-operative Lt. Sue Aldrich of the Sandusky recruiting station war won't she are being killed every It is up to the women of America to do their bit to help the men come home Lt. Aldrich is anxious to obtain a complete list of the worn consumers within the city during a period of 10 Consumption charge a charge per month of 80 cents shall include the use of 10 for the next 65 used per for the next 125 used per per and for all additional used per per The rate was also read for any consumer applying for electric service for lighting purposes in a commercial establishment in the as For the first 30 used per per for the next 30 used per per for the next 30 used per per for the next 30 used per per and for all over 120 used per per Minimum billing per month is under the German troops struggling to hold their Gustav line 70 miles south of the Italian Front dispatches said the Germans were entrenched in considerable strength along a five-mile stretch of the railway between Cisterna and Campo and it was indicated they would make main stand The American spearhead drove to within one-half a mile of Cis terna from the southwest and cracked head-on into the stiffest enemy Headquarters spokesmen said Nazi Field Marshal Albert was hurriedly shifting troops from his northern reserves meet the Allied he had withdrawn elements of the Hermann panzer division and 89 Protests Did Not Help Jap Captives the Third Panzers from the battle line to the on Page 10.) mm ABOUT TlU WEEDED IN E BOND CAMPAIGN BULLETIN By United Press Radio commenting on the American disclosure that 7,700 United States and Filipino troops had been tortured and after the fall of Bataan and announced today that will be no change in the Japanese policy in regard to treatment of prisoners of The recorded by NBC said ' will never allow such raise propaganda to change her By JOHN M. latic Upon a motion by Commissioner Paul City Manager A. J. Lauber and Engineer R. R Smith were instructed by the commission to inspect the Hayes av subway curbing and prepare a report for next week's Heiberger said that the to Page 2--No. With about still to go to meet E bond quota of Chairman J. P. White Tuesday urged all canvassers to stay on the job to the finish of the Fourth War Feb. 15. The momentum for the E bond drive now is at its peak with the schools hard at work and with the sales people of the stores taking up their allotted task this The women's organizations of Sandusky have assumed an active part in the campaign to boost the sale of E Relays of these organizations are being stationed in the court house land postoffice and they are soliciting all comers to make extra January Warmest In 10 Years And Rain Deficient Declaring that there appeared to be a good chance of the groundhog seeing his shadow Wednesday commonly known as Weather Observer C. C Cooper of the local U. S. weather Lorain Phone Co. To Revise Rates Feb. 1 State Public Utilities Commission today authorized the Lorain Co. to revise rates for the Vermilion and Birmingham exchanges to equalize en in this which submitted his January eludes weather report indicating the tawa and who | warmest January in 10 years Health Board Accepts Resignation Of Nurse The resignation of Miss Doris public health nurse for the city of Sandusky was a meeting of the board of health Monday night in the city Dr. F. E. health also announced that a communication has been received from the office of Defense Transportation at requesting the city administration to reduce the number of rubbish haulers to eight or The according to Dr. is to assist in conserving tires and The board of health will draft regulations within the near future to comply with the and definite sections for the haulers to work will be have been accepted by the Some of these already are on but anyone knowing of other women in the WAC are asked to send the and other pertinent information to Lt. Army recruiting Sandusky The following are among those from this district whose names already appear on the WAC honor Pvt. Sue 912 W. Sgt. Dorothy Pfc Pearl 1928 Cpl. Helen New Pfc. Helen I. 913 Pvt. Pauline Pvt. Audrie A. Pfc Eileen K. Pvt. Alice Port Cpl. Elizabeth Pvt. Lola J 506 Lt. lima Cpl. Pvt. Doris Pvt. Bessie Jane Pvt. Gladys ELYRIA FLIER KILLED S Feb. 1 Three men were killed Saturday afternoon when an army medium bomber crashed near S. the Pierre Army Air Base announced The plane was on a combat training flight from its home to Those killed Sgt. Robert M. aerial ' matte ment to apparently has left the ' of Americans still in enemy hands with scant ' hope of better The only hope still held military leaders and experts on psychology is that the militarists soon will see the handwriting on the To make it plainer that the 1/ day of reckoning is not too far Senator Chavez demanded the war in the Pacific be stepped up v Chavez in a Senate speech criticized withholding of the recent atrocity report for than a then announced he was making formal representations to President Roosevelt and to Secretaries Stimson and Knox county will receive the 7..^^^?T The rainfall was far there being only inch while the normal is 2.26 The forecast and con cold lowest tern about 18 Wednesday cloudy and somewhat In his monthly report Observer Cooper warmest January since 1933, the mean temperature 32.8 degrees being 6.5 degrees above From the 14th until the end of the month the temperature was above normal every The highest temperature was 66 degrees on the 26th and the lowest 10 degrees on the 13th. precipitation was decidedly the total amount being 0.90 in. and the normal 2.26 in. The greatest 24-hour rainfall was 0.40 in. on the 27th. The snowfall was but 0.6 in. prevailing direction of the wind was southwest and the average hourly velocity 9.2 The maximum velocity was 25 miles from the southwest on the 5th. were seven nine partly and 15 cloudy The sunshine was 37 percent of the amount WINS PROMOTION Feb. 1 - The War Department announced today temporary promotions affecting They 2nd Lt. to 1st Oak Edward 224 W benefit of the monthly purchases of E bonds under the established payroll allotment plan but this still leaves a big gap to be filled by extra sales to the general said Chairman as the time success of the Fourth War Loan will be measured by the degree that E bonds are subscribed I cannot urge workers too strongly to continue to exert every effort to bring in the The division has been making good progress in its assignment for the Fourth War Its quota of leaves much ground still to be covered and Major Leonard Sauer head of the division is call ing upon the salesmen and sales women of the now engaged in this to spare no pains to reach their individual quota of In the development of the cam to Page 3.) Police Sav Boys Admit Entering Local Homes Police Captain Russell Thorn today said that three boys have confessed breaking and entering local homes and business establishments during the past three Several calls were received by police recently when property owners reported windows broken and entrances Few articles of value were Captain Thorn praised the work of Patrolmen Carl Stevens and Albert Hess in rounding up the After questioning they admitted the and they are to be turned over to juvenile police PRISONER OF JAPS Feb 1 - The War Department announced today the names of additional U S soldiers who are held prison ers of war by Howard M. Mrs. Helen 230 Port Failure of diplomatic efforts was disclosed by the state department last night with publication of a detailed list of 89 warnings and demands forwarded to the Tokyo through over the past two Covering misdeeds ranging to Page 2-No. 2.) NEW AND UNIFORM NAVY EXAMS WILL START TODAY Feb. 1 - * Draft boards and induction centers today began observing new selective service regulations designed to eliminate many of the and troubling potential The so-called screening tests heretofore given by local boards will be Navy will join the Army lb granting 21 day furloughs to men accepted for Local boards also will begin limiting occupational deferments to youths between 18 and 22 in attempt to slow down the of men classified will report directly to induction stations for physicals and all will home as Those rejected will be classified 4-F while those found ' will not be ordered report for induction for at Jewry 21 Existing deferments for in the 18-22 age group wiH until their expiration but will not be renewed wit specific authorization from tional selective service Exempt from this new ment policy are some 38Tt<. and 8,000 fathers agriculture and 18-23 year ofc in the merchant transportation corps and a number of essential
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