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   Council Bluffs Iowa Nonpareil (Newspaper) - May 1, 1945, Council Bluffs, Iowa                               we COUNCIL BEDF ONPAREIL ESTABLISHED IN VOL 121. COUNCIL BLUFFS. lOWAi TUESDAY EVENING, MAY I, 1945. PRICE 3 CENTS New Quarrels Again Menace Frisco Parley Fight Looming Oxer Control of Groups of Security Body HAN FRANCISCO, Word that Foreign Cotnmliwtar Molotov noon may this United Nations conference be- catiw of war co- incided Tuesday with new blg- lour efforts to draft manago- ment details of this world meeting.. By John M. Hlghtouer SAN FRANCISCO, (M The sting of a whiplash fight over Argentina and Poland drove, the United Nations toward a new con- troversy Tuesday over who should control the critical commissions ant committees of tho world ae- TOW organizational problem nortwufly might have gone thiough With unity and good feelings on all sided. It nppoarcd likely, how- ever, to Intensify tho struggle for between tho United ItatM ami Russia, which Monday the soviet union ft dctoat on to both Argentina and Poland. Delegated generally scorned feel that Hu-ssln would not pull out of the conf< mice for this or simi- lar constant spe- culation on her future comae The it wus learned, (iro xtlll rilmiswlng conforence pl'ins of the weeks uheud. There was speculation by some- ttmt several of the lor- elgn secreturlcs heading their dfilu- nuiy go home around tho 10th to 18th of tills month whon the real conference work should be well umior way and may bo left to leaser officials, Molotov's name. figured In this speculation, but usually without r  agents are on the trail of some income tax evasion cases growing out of black markets, war contracts and money hoarding. Millions of dollars in unpaid taxes and penalties are involved, with individual cases running as high as A treasury spokesman, asserting that 600 of department's best men have been assigned to the cases, added "the boys have more leads than they can handle." Described as the wicond and much broader of an 18-raonth-old drive against black maikets, the current campaign has been ex- panded to Include food, jewelry, clothing and other as well as liquor dealings. "War figure In sev- eral large being investigat- the department's spokesman said. IPapw Showers Probable in This Area Showery will prevail throughout Tuesday, the weather bureau adding that thunder ahowen are probable Tuesday night and Wednesday. will remain about with low naar 53 dtfTM mark. Tuaiday was S3, after a high of 87 Monday. Plane Production Due for Sharp Cut WASHINGTON, "one- front" airplane production schedule which may cut monthly output by as many as planes by the end of this year has been drafted by the army ail fotcc.s. About craft now are being turned out each month. The revised schedule, it was learned Tuesday, has been submit- ted to WPB's production readjust- ment committee for approval. In effect, the new schedule writes off the European war so fnr as plane production is conceined. It involves only estimated army needs in the pacific, With exception of the two plant bombers, the Boeing B-29 super- fortress and the Consolidated Vulteo B-32, virtually all A.AF combat planes are affected "Some of the cut-backs, however, arc merely paper ones. This means that original projected production peaks are being- lowered, but that the effect will not be felt for many months, Wiftle Borneo Invaded by U. S. Forces Tokyo Reports Strike at Island Oil Fields Ry Leonard Milllman. Associated Press War Editor. Borneo is being invaded by nl- licd assault troopii bent on reclaim- ing the oil producing islands of the Pacific, Tokyo ladio reported Tues- day as Nipponese troops were beaten back on every fighting front.. Japanese broadcasts, first to an- nounce every recent invasion, said assault waves engaged Japanese troops near the Dutch Borneo port of Tarukan In flcrre fighting Mon- day night after making one un- successful landing attempt during daylight. Such an assault, perhaps by a combined American arid Stilish force under command of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, would repre- sent a 200 mile jump from the southern into tho northernmost oil islands In the Dutch Indies, Due west of the reported Inva- sion British naval task forces re- portedly shelled Nlcobar and An- daman islands In the Indian, oceans while armored columns pouring out of central oil field con- tinued advancing toward Rangoon Hgalnst light opposition. In the southern Philippines, the U. S. 24th division brushed aside surprisingly light opposition as it advanced to within 17 miles of supposedly strongly-held Davao. Guerrillas captured Tallkud island guarding the approaches to Davao. Tank supported Infantrymen on southern Okinawa, 325 miles from Japan, captured Machinate air- drome on the west coast, began flanking Yonabaru airdrome on the east, and pushed to within half a mile of Shurl, strategically important town in the center of the line. Fifty-nine Japanese planes were shot down In their continuing at- tack around Okinawa. Free-run- ning American aircraft wrecked 56 Nipponese in striken reaching from Japan Itself down the length of the Asiatic coait. Adm. Soemu Toyoda, eoramand- er-ln-chlef of what la left of Ja- combined fleet, named overall commander the Nippon- navy In a shake-up which. be a forerunner to aaattfr naval battle. Thousands March Moscow Streets Stalin Cheered at May Day Celebration liy Eddie Gllniflrr. MOSCOW, Premier Mar- shal Stalin, dressed in a steel' grey summer uniform nnd stand- ing on Lenin's shining red marble tomb In the Kremlin square, led Ihc soviel union Tuesday In one of Die greatest May day celebrations in the hislory of Ihc 27-year-old soviet government. Stalin was greeted with thun- derous applause when he appeared and again as he left the lop of the tomb. He joked wilh his as sedates and with members of Die dlplpmalic who were out In foico to witness tho spectacle The celebration was one of thf greatest because the people ex- pected the war to end soon. In Die words of Marshal Stalin the rctl army, wilh Its American and British allies, had smashed Ihc Wohrmacht, carried Die battle inlo the lieiiil of Germany and won tlia respect of the freedom loving peoples of Ihe world Gen Alexci Anlonov, chief of slaff, who spoke during the cc bratlon declared lhat, "For the first time In this war, our mother- land is completely and forever cleared (of the I'urade lUsd Square, Thousands of men, guns nnd military vehicles paraded through the red square, Overhead Russian planes rourcd. A plcce band played. Among the foreigners wilncss- Ing the cclebrallon was Bdouard Hcrrlol, former president of France, who was recently liberal1 ed Irom a German prison camp by the Russians Also viewing Ihe parade (he Japanese am- bassador lo Moscow and his slaff, The May day celebration slarlcd nt one mlnulc after midnight, when Moscow's blackout lift- ed. Street lights went on and lights In buildlpgs and residences blazed publicly for the first time since the stait or the war. The tremendous red stars on top of the Kremlin wan lighted. The spotlights across red square from the krcmlin -dark since the first dny of the turned on, flooding Lenin's tomb. The entire city Is brightly deco- rated with bunting and slogans, Plclures of Stalin and other lead- ers of the soviet union are every- where. Slulln issued a general order of the day proclaiming that the end of Hitler's Germany was Immi- nent and vowing the destruction of fascism by the United Nations, i WMII Sister Kenney Charges Organiied Boycott SPRINGFIELD. Ill, Elizabeth Kenny told a joint ses- sion of the Illinois general assem- bly Tuesday that "for some un- known reason there seems to be an organized boycotl" against her method of treating Infantile paralysis The "organized Sister Kenny caid in an adlrras prepared for delivery to the "on the part of of the Na tlonal Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and D. Flshbeln" (Dr. Fishbcln, director of the Journal of the Anu-rican Medical AMitociation WMU Author's Son Liberated WITH THE 14TH ARMORED DIVISION, Germuny. Hemingway, aon of author Email ttemlagway, UbmUd at the Moortetf prlwn Monday. HU momr at Psrk, HI. Hit raptured at St Die, in Krancr, last Oct. Jt. Peace Moves Continue in Rumor Stage Churchill Tells Commons There Are No New Developments NEW YORK, Stork- holm radio Mid the for- office announced Tvenday (hat Onunt Koike Bernadotti! "did not brine new mMMge to handed to (hit through the mlnlatry." The hroadcaul recorded by the FCC. By LONDON, MlnUt-T Churchill hinted Tuesday that an- nouncement of peace in Europe might come before Saturday, but told a packed of commons that he had no statement at tills time. Ho answered in house Swedish Count Folke Bcrnadoltw conferred in. Stock- holm with Erik Bohcman, under- secretary of state in the Siwedluh foreign office, after a quick flight from Copenhagen, Bcrimdotte refuted to tell mcn whether had brought a new meNKage from Hlmmlcrd There were no algrts lint the Swedish Red Croat of- ficial Imd made a contact with silled In Stock- holm, but such contact likely would be established through the Swedish foreign office. Churchill said that If informa- tion of exceptional importance "reachci the government during the sittings of the houws week It might he would make a brief announcement. "With regard to the condition and I'cquiiition which would ocrur If an announcement of decisive consequence justifying: celebration were lo br made this week or at any lime In the future, and V-1C day was announced, a number of have been prepared, and will be las'aed Tuesdsy night In a home office he said, The house wai jammed with of the largest attendances of war, In Churchill might clarify many concerning; German peace on the were newspapers wilh big banner The Evening News declared "Him- mler Decides Surrender Papers Are All Ready for Count Koike Bernadotte return- ed again to Stockholm, but was non-commltal over advices that he was bringing new peace from Helnrich Hlmmler to the lici. A highly responsible source in London said no word had been re- ceived of the result of the Swedish Rod Cross representative's report- ed second with Hlm- mlcr or his, Authorities Doubtful British authorities, far optimistic than the London Press over the possibility that peace can come through' negotiations rather than a piecemeal breakup of Ger- many, guardedly considered the negotiations m the light of this single question: "What Hlmmler lo Unofficial British reaction that the Hlmmlsr have served a useful in demor- alising Germany's realaUuice and hastening her downfall, even If they produce no concrete results. In authoritative In Lon- don it regarded only a 00- 00 possibility that Hlmmler could deliver on a promise that pockets of resistance would surrender at hi! or that he In surrender offer and not merely resorting to desperate last ditch to aid the flight of In- fluential naxl leaders. BtrnadotU refuted to say In Stockholm whsthsr he had any an- swer from Hlmmler to allied ultimatum that Germany must surrender conditionally to all three major allied powers. Air FIIM Wltk Rumors From free Danish underground In Malmoe on the southern coast of Rwtden, meanwhile, came a report that German forces al- ready had begun moving out of Copenhagen with apparent In- tention of abandoning Denmark. same sourcn said a con- ference between Swedes, Danrs and held all Monday night at King Christian's Amalienborg castle In Copen- hagen, pointing toward a possible German surrender of Denmark. They believed an official an- nouncement from the king night be forthcoming soon. Tldnlngen had reported previously a German plan to evacuate Denmark Tueaday. permitting King CtiitoUwi to re- sume power. Thr Dagtni-Nyheter. In story reporting BernuMle'a had commented that the situation In Denmark to "rerjr fa- vorable for peaceful of German occupation reported to mat WtnaUr Monday tarte wltt a reply tai Bat- mter'i offer to ramtMter e western .NFWSPAPFRf .FWSFAPFR!   

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