Twin Falls Times News, September 6, 1943

Twin Falls Times News

September 06, 1943

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Twin Falls Times News (Newspaper) - September 6, 1943, Twin Falls, Idaho HORSES Youll see the pick of Magic Valley westerns and the big horse show at Jaycee park Monday and Tuesday The show starts at B both TWIN PALLS A Regional Newspaper Serving Nine Irrigated Idaho Counties eat Qtpt Chief iUfo wltt to raandcr In chief Eflfopeaft theater to dlrtot liniinvasion ttott 123 Official City and County Newspaper TWIN SEPTEMBER 1943 Member of Audit Bureau of Circulations Associated Press and United Preu PRICE 5 CENTS ALLIES STEFANO Allies Move To 9 Miles of Lae By DON CASWELL ALLIED SOUTHWEST 6 forces that split the Japanese chain of New Guinea coastal bases in a surprise landing have ad vanced nearly 10 miles to within nine miles of the enemys stronghold at a spokesman announced The landing forces moved swiftly from their beachheads northeast of Lae to Singaua plantation deep in the the spokesman in a drive to invest the garrison which was believed doomed along with the enemy base at Sala down the The offensive to sweep the enemy from the New Guinea coastline was under the personal direction of Douglas A Melbourne radio broadcast re corded by the United Press in New York said Australian troops were attacking the inner defenses of The Melbourne was the largest ever attempted in the New Guinea Claim Many Vessels Sunk Tokyo radio broadcasts reported by OWI said six allied a cruiser and many other vessels were sunk and five transports and two destroyers set afire by Japanese planes during the Loss of nine Japanese aircraft was admit A Japanese communique broad cast by Tokyo and recorded by Uni ted Press in New York said the land ing took place 22 miles east of Lae and that heavy fighting was in The communique report ed 27 allied planes shot Under cover of naval guns and bombing American engineers and Australian infantry went ashore northeast of Lae Saturday and a communique reported the enemy base was being invested The Salamaua garrison has no place to retreat except Lae and that is in the btg Sir Thomas commander of al lied land MacArthur moved his headquart ers into New Guinea to take over direction of the swiftly developing offensive to sweep the Japanese from the New Guinea coast where they had been entrenched more than 17 Allied Liberators dropped 180 tons of bombs into Lae and the surround ing area in two days of constant attacks to aid the landing and fight ers shot down 21 Japanese planes that attacked the landing craft be American warships preceded the assault with a barrage from Huon gulf and laid a covering of smoke A front dispatch said that only two landing craft were hit by the enemy planes with small casual No opposition on land in the Initial attack was Two al lied fighters were Size of the attacking force was described only as Exact spot of the landing also was not re vealed but it occurred somewhere between which is about 25 miles northwest of and Plnsch another enemy base 60 air miles up the Range fires which held the at tention of two district grazier offices Saturday night and Sunday were reported to be out or under control Crews were said to be mopping up Monday in the vicinity of Sub where 50 farm workers from the farm labor camp here went into action Sunday morning on a blaze which altogether required the serv ices of more than 100 Maurice dis trict said the loss on this which is now believed to be a different fire from the one that burned in that area last was confined to The other fire destroyed 400 acres of wheat be longing to a Sublett community The 50 farm laborers were dispatched to the fire by Howard manager of the em ployment service office John district said the blaze southwest of which was reported at 2 was completely ex tinguished The burned the size of which was not is located between the American Falls and Jerome Nazis Say Finns Stop Red Landing 6 Bprln broadcast said today that Soviet naval units attempted a landing at 4 on the coast of Major forces made the attempt at Ruchi on the east shore of the Luga about 70 miles west of Leningrad near the former Estonian but they were driven off with heavy the broadcast Naval shore batteries inflicted particularly heavy it Calabria Evacuated 6 The German DNB news agency re ported today that southern Ca the province comprising the toe of had been eva cuated by the the official German news said the British in vasion troops were moving slowly through apparently fearing and hence the evacuation of Calabria could be carried out by German and Ital ian military authorities accord ing to plan and in complete 6 creasingly tighter controls over man power are due War Manpower Commissioner Paul McNutt said Andres to Lahpr on tftwneels of govern ment action to establish tight labor controls in the vital aircraft and shipbuilding areas on the west McNutt asserted that many war industries are failing to meet their expanded schedules of production due to acute labor These expanding he must be met if we are to do the industrial job necessary to win ning the We must see that more especially more jobs to aid the war We must see that more workers are transferred from less essential activities in to more essential activi We must find ways to reduce labor turnover which results in pro duction And we must see that manage does its share in making possible the conditions under which labor can be utilized more efficient with full regard to the health and wellbeing of the indivi dual And finally we must keep in war production those men whose skills are vital to the meeting of war production schedules and who can not be Death Penalty in Denmark Ordered 6 Hermann von nazi mili tary commander for has ordered the death penalty for all persons who shelter or otherwise as sist saboteurs or the refugee Danish press service report ed His action followed a new out break of sabotage in in cluding the dynamiting of all tun nels and viaducts along a ninemile stretch of the main Jutland railway south of over which most of the military traffic between Ger many and Norway has moved since Sweden banned the transit of troops and military Hanneken also said that any per son who learns in advance of espion sabotage or other forms of fav oring the enemy would be executed if he fails to inform the German authorities King Peter Gets FDRs Greetings 6 President Roosevelt today expressed the hope that powerful allied blows against the European fortress will help to drive the invaders from In birthday greetings to the exiled King Peter who is celebrating his 20th anniversary in the President said His Peter King of London On this anniversary of your maj estys birth it gives me pleasure to shend you my hearty congratula tions and to convey to you the greet ings and good wishes of the people of the United May the ever increasing blows inflicted upon our enemies hasten the coming day of your brave peo ples liberation and sustain them in Uieir heroic By HENRY SHAPIRO 6 army columns have driven to wiViin much less than 15 miles of Stal and the fall of that Donets basin industrial capital is immin front reports said Russian sources in London said one group of Soviet oops was only three miles east of A Bern dispatch to the Stock holm newspaper Nya Dagligt Al lehanda said the Germans had be gun evacuating The newspaper Pravda reported that more than half of the Donets basin had been liberated and the mass expulsion of the Germans from the Ukraine was progressing rap Advancing on Five Fronts The red army was reported sweep ing forward on five major in the Donets south of Bry in the Konotop west of and before The roar of the cannonade al ready is audible on the banks of the gray Dnieper at the gates of the ancient Russian capital of Pravda While the investment of Makeev ka and Stalino was almost complet a Soviet force fanned out north to seize towruFof Artemovsk and accelerating the threat to last Ger man bases in the northern part of the The capture of Stalino probably would speed the liberation of the entire southern half of the Donets from which the bulk of the German troops and in cluding the crack first panzer already have been Stalino Fired by Rear Guards German rear guards left behind to defend Stalino as long as possible set fire to the city and began ex tensive demolitions as the Russians swept on through 15 miles to the and Mos 14 miles to the in a pincers Altogether more than 120 towns and villages in the Donets basin were captured in fastbreaking Rus sian advances ranging up to 10 miles and the pace of the Soviet drives pointed to early liberation of the Ukraine as far west as the Dnieper Japs Say Oregon Shelled by Sub By United Press Tokyo radio reported today that a Japanese submarine attacked the Oregon coast last The broadcast apparently referred to an incident in which bomb frag ments bearing Japanese markings were found in a small crater three miles southeast of Mount At the the western defense command said the bomb probably was dropped by a seaplane and in dicated the aircraft could have been launched from a large The Tokyo heard by the United Press in San did not mention a It said the American government is still shat tered by the shocking memory of the lightning Labor 1943 Fighting for Victory Axis Pushed Back to New Defense Line By EDWARD KENNEDY ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN NORTH 6 invading forces have pushed slowly and surely along the coast road of the Italian toe and cut a salient 10 miles inland to Santo Stefano d which was it was announced today from allied Three thousand prisoners have been taken by the forces which have advanced eastward of Bagnara on the Tyrrhen ian shore and beyond Melito on the Ionian it was while the inland spear head has reached the gaunt precipices of Aspromonte Bitter great elevation of the Sila On this Labor as the nation honors Its working men and labor Hself is backing our fighting men by staying on the job to produce more of the weapons of For victory depends on the soldier of production as well as on the soldier on the Symbolic of Americas battle on the work front and the war front is the man who both works and navy who uses the sledge hammer and rifle with equal FLASHES of LIFE By Associated Press LETTER Melvin Robins may need a fur lough to catch up on correspond ence hes about to receive from Addressed to him is a letter measuring 57 seven inches in length and representing the work of 65 each of whom wrote a personal noce to the Employes at Lee Metal Products company plan to write similar let ters to other former coworkers now in the Robins is on duty in NAME Plenty Hot Sioux Indian and a ap peared at emergency hospital for treatment of numerous cuts and bruises inflicted by an unknown ac SCHOOL LOS 6Imbib ers who inquire about the absence of their favorite bartender may be surprised at the answer Hes in Its a sanitation and disease trol school run by the city health department in cooperation with the Southern California Tavern asso Convalescent Sailors Guests As First Horse Show Opens Welcoming Sun Valley naval con valescents who will be special guests at the Magic Valley horse show to night and the Twin Palls Junior Chamber of Commerce met sailors and marines shortly before noon today and directed them to USO clubrooms for room assign ments and a free lunch by the Red Cross canteen Lynn and Jenny co managers of the IVR and Jaycee sponsored horse pronounced everything in readiness for the pre The show is scheduled to be gin at 8 both tonight and Among the cream of horseflesh from this area to be on exhibition at the Jaycee ball park is Rocky the flvegaited animal owned by The horse is said to be a grandson of the famous Dan Other fivegaiters are the stal Grand Stonewall and Sena owned by Frank Kim and Twin Animals in the threegaited class will be Marigold o brown mare owned by Twin Palls also and a gray gelding owned by Tony Ma Featured tonight will be the pre sentation of prizes to winners of the 90mile marathon held Classes on the program of cvents tonight are amateur threegaitcd western stock horse pleasure pinto the obstacle palomino single vehicle musical chair novel ty fivegaited halter class open to colU one year and the awarding of a Shetland Pony and the grand firstnight finale of military and rodeo drill numbers by members of troop with Andrew Kogerson Forts Battle Nazis Over South Germany By WILLIAM DICKINSON 6 Flying Fortresses hit targets in southwest Germany in daylight today after Brit ish fourengined bombers devastated the Rhineland inland port and arms center of MannheimLudwigshafen last nighl with upwards of tons of 6 fl that the price of great ness is Prime Minis ter Winston Churchill declared to day that the United States could not rise to in many the leading community in a civilized world without being involved in its Accepting an honorary doctorate of iaw from Harvard the British war leader said that if the people of the United States had re mained in a mediocre strug gling with the absorbed in their own and a factor of no consequence in the movements of the they might have re mained forgotten and beyond their protecting But the fact that this nation has become a leader of the civilized he was an explanation why the United States has twice become involved in war during his own lifetime by the long arm of destiny reaching across the There was no use we dont want we wont have Our forebears left Europe to avoid these Weve founded a new world which has no contact with the There was no use in The long arm reaches out remorse lessly and everyone sees the distant environment and outlook undergo a swift and irresistible Churchill declared that one cannot rise to in many the leading community in a civilized world without being involved in its without being convulsed by ite agonies and inspired by its If this has been proved in the as it has it will become indisputable in the GUERRILLAS TAKE TOWN 6 The Morocco radio said today that Yugo slav guerrillas have captured the northern Adriatic harbor town of near Fiume in the border area of Italy and While the Fortresses bat tied their way half way across American Marauder medium bombers pounded i railway marshalling yard a Rouen in northern The daylight raids carried the lat est aroundtheclock AngloAmeri can air offensive against Hitler European fortress into its fifth day American Thunderbolt fighters sup ported the while RAF and allied spitfires covered and es corted the Still another formation of alliec planes roared out across the strait of Dover toward France shortly be fore First report that the Flying Fort resses were over Germany cam from the Berlin The Berlin broadcast said tha heavy air battles between America bombers and German fighters wer at that moment taking place ove Baden and the south Continued en Column 7 Rome Radio Pleads for Early Peace By PHIL AULT 6 Rome radio said today that more allied landings on the Italian mainland are almost a certainty and ac knowledged that the Italian people want an honorable peace at the ear liest possible A report that the Italian fleet has sailed from Taranto in south western Italy was broadcast by radio but was not confirmed in any other allied British warships have been patrolling the waters off southern Italy on the watch for just such a In reporting that new allied land ings probably are the Rome broadcast asserted that all Italy is in a state of alert in full realization of the seriousness of the Balkan Landing Seen IterrSfii and the coast of France also must exercise consider able attraction to the Anglo Rome The next few days probably will show us what decisions were taken at From now complete union and the strictest discipline must reign in the station All rumors circulating abroad about mass demonstrations and acts of sabotage are pure Complete calm is prevailing through out Only a short time how the Italian stat ing Italys desire for infer entially confirmed that there have been peace demonstrations in Rome and other Italian Demonstrations Opposed Italians know that no street demonstrations will bring peace the broadcast With deep we are following the dramatic experiences which are be ing suffered by our Calabrian brothers as the Sicilians suffered before The quicker we get an honor able the better it will another Rome broadcast Allied Staff Men Meet Guerrillas 6 and Greek staff traveling by secret routes in one of the most daring exploits of the entire have conferred with Greek guerrilla and patriot leaders in the heart of axisheld Balkan territory and per fected plans for a unified command and the supply of war The officers left Cairo for the ren dezvous with 600 leaders represent ing more than patriot fight ers and in a threeday conference arranged a longterm policy to match the battle plans of the allied middle east It has been estimated that there are about 000 guerrilla troops actively fight ing the axis in the Yankee Engineers Pave Way For Allied Invasion at Lae ABOARD LANDING off New 4 Delay ed a belated and gen erally ineffective Japanese aerial allied amphibious forces landed today northeast of Within two hours after the first assault forces signaled with flares at that they had a firm American engineers had laid tracks for jeeps and trucks to roll ashore and Australian troops were slipping into the green jungles in long American sent shells landing area to the way for the attack and the land forces went in with a minimum of ground op Japanese dive bombers damaged two landing causing between 34 and 44 but one of the ships was One lay along side our landing bout with a fire raging aboard and its ammunition popping A couple of those little ones isnt warships and planes and bombs into the much to lose In a big job like said a bloodstained waterdrenched American ensign as he went in to help fight the I witnessed the entire operation from aboard We could see in termittent gun flashes from the beach 30 minutes after the first At the first Japanese Zeros appeared and by there were about nine dive bombers trying to Aira cobras and Kittyhawks tangled with them and they met a hail of anti aircraft A headquarters announcement said a major force of enemy planes attacked later in the day and 21 were shot Highbooted American amphibious engineers paved the black sandy beach with wiremeshed landing strips and jeeps and tractors crawled off in long lines laden with every conceivable supply The vehicles included bulldozers that tore paths into the jungle fringing the Santo northeast of Reggio is 10 miles inland from the Calabrian coast in mountainous terri The communique said the ad vances yesterday were carried out in spite of very extensive demoli tions left behind by the retreating The mountainous nature of the country is also of great assistance to the enemy in his par ticularly in the center of the the headquarters announcement 40 Miles of Shoreline Held Columns fanning out in ooth di rections along the coast have oc cupied more than 40 miles of shore A headquarters spokesman an nounced that the inland highway from Reggio Calabria to Santo XaMOj haft been brcuKlv Itrbrof ttne invading giv ing the liberating forces an effec tive salient in this During limited advances made the eighth army was re ported to have captured a quantity of valuable railway material still in working Some enemy tanks were Otherwise resistance continues relatively the spokesman adding Elements east of Bagnara and east of Melito report the Italian population is still These towns form the extremities of the 40mile coastal stretch now in allied Viterbo Area Pounded Still pounding away at the enemy communication allied heavy Continued on Page Column 4 SAYS YANK EN 6 Uncon firmed advices from Rome said to day that the American seventh army left north African ports during the striking out across the Med iterranean for an unknown desti The same sources reported that the Italian fleet now is steaming up the Adriatic to seek refuge at Italian port at the lower tip of the Istrian The Italian from quar ters usually considered speculated that the seventh army might be headed for or pos sibly some point farther east such as the Adriatic Crete or The seventh army last was re ported in action at com pleting the Sicilian The reference to its departure from north African ports lacked any immediate implying as it did that the army had gone back to north Africa after First Lady Talks To Wounded Men 6 Eleanor Roosevelt told several hundred American service men in the Melbourne general hra pital none of you want to go home any than we want to see you as she continued to visit veterans of the Pacific theater of The wife of the United States President mounted a platform fac ing tiers of wounded and hospita lized troops looking down from In terior porches and received a long I hope you get well soon and fore long there will come a jf when you can the end oU tbet war in We think there jtf hard on American ou know their boys are in somfr thousands of MWyjtf i I think we All realize the won derful job being done by the allied nations as a whole and we are 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