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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 9, 1945, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HISTORY NT OF A N 0 A C H J V S THE THAT MAKK Au NQRTH IOWANS MASON CITY IOWA amunmjai JHfliE S 1945 INSIDE WASHINGTON Library of Congress Wants Old Letters By Central Press Capital Staff LIBRARY OF CONGRESS would like to have those old letters tied in ribbon and stored in your they were writ ten by a member of your family who was an outstanding industrial or political leader The librarys interest in old let ters was aroused anew when the 7 sons and daughters of the late Senator Nelson W Aldrich R of Khode Island gave the p their father to the library actinS librarian said he hopes the families of oth er outstanding leaders will place their papers in the library so that tne nation can give them the care and study they deserve DIPLOMATIC SOURCES IN WASHINGTON look for thf flinmg llst European crowned I fads to drop still further in one vVTre interesng aftermaths of VE day Encroachment of Soviet Russia politics in a major fashion has spelled the doom for reigning monarchs in every Bal kan kingdom including Greece they point out About the sole rem nants of the days when all Europe IK rCed vby hereditary lines rather than by democratic process are British Dutch Danish Norwe gian and Swedish monarchies HONEY MOON with republicans in con gress is definitely over Capitol hill sources indicate Between now and June 30 the president will face n couple of legislative battles as tough as any President Roosevelt engaged in during his 12 years at the white house They extension of the trade agreements act and exten swnjifprice control which expires extension bill came Japs Report Borneo Landings Jis Okinawa Defense Totters FLANKING MOVE BY U S TANKS IS ANNOUNCED Landing Would Put Yanks Behind Last Japs on Okinawa Guam Tokyo sai juurday that American troop and tanks have made a new land Lbly0 fnse dc The enemy broadcast said fresl American forces supported by 2 tanks pushed ashore on the south west coast below Oroku Fridai evening American troops already Oroku hav ru P and split the remaining enemj forces on the southern tip of th I June 30 um came through the house it faces a tough battle in the sen ate A hard fight is shaping up on price control as it nearsTvole on tne senate floor Kind of a record among war agen cy heads in not holding press con ferences It has been almost a year since McNutt met newsmen m the customary Washington give andtake session OPA probably be one of the last of the war agencies to reduce the size of its staff OPA will con tinue to fight black markets and to enforce price and rationing measures up to and beyond the been under defeat of Japan The treasury has HMO wccu unaer cnticism for what has been called promotion of the Bretton Woods program through the churches Secretary Morganlhau has denied however that any money is being spent in the dissemination of in formation The churches asked to have Bretton Woods ex plained and the treasury explains it to them he said Senate to Vote Monday on OPA Extension Washington tion forces Saturday sought the return of absent senators for vital vote Monday on price control ex tension They claimed the votes to de feat 2 proposed prolitassurin amendments which Price Admin istrator Chester Bowles said would bring inflation Nevertheless they urged absent supporters to hurry back for the test of the controversial amendments said everybody concedes we have got the votes Thomas amendment would pro mbit any price ceilings which did i a processor of agricul reasonable on each in majui amendment by Sen Taft R Ohio would re quire that ceilings on manufac tured products allow a profit mar gin in dollars not less than was received in 193H Taft first set i 2Sj e ycar but switched late Friday to 1939 2 shrinking pockets in a bid for complete conouest of island There was no immediate clue a to whether the reported landine occurred north or soputh Q southwest coast anchor of the en emy s lastditch defense line If north of Itoman it put the the Japanese i the 2 pockets If south t put them not only in the rear of the larger pocket but also in a position to roll up the strong llomanHanagusuku de fense line from the south Tokyo said the Americans and Japanese were fighting it out in closerange grenade combat al perimeter of Japanese Front reports said the Amer icans had flanked Itoman on the east and had driven into Hana southeast coast anchor of SU JaPanese defense line The fall of Hanagusuku would expose Japanese forces dug in along 200foothigh Yaejulake escarpment to attack from the rear and speed final conquest of American divisions stead tBhtened their siege arc about tne HomanHanagusuku pocket in the southern tip of Okinawa and a smaller pocket below Oroku penin sula to the northwest Japanese suicide planes stepped up their attacks on American war ships off Okinawa as the 70day campaign entered its final stages Two small ships were damaged Wednesday but 67 of the raiders were shot down that day and Thursday Exaggerated Tokyo broadcasts claimed that Japanese planes had sunk or damaged 7 warships off Okinawa m an allout assault since Thursday A battleship a transport and 2 other warships sunk Friday alone Tokyo Enemy broadcasters said the hardpressed Japanese garrison on southern Okinawa was being sup plied with arms and food by para t u r a 1 products profit above all dividual item The other major Jinx Falkenberg Flies to Marry Army Colonel Marshal Zhukov Contradicts Earlier Russian Reports of Finding Body of Hitler before quoted Zhukov as telling corre probably i a plane that was carried a similar report quoting Zhukov fa A dispatch from Berlin Wednesday by Joseph W Griee Jr renre Dower5 rertCOmbtin1d American at the first meeting ofthe 4 milit uCrman capita1 that a Berli had beCn 3 Si whereabouts of Eva Braun long helieved to be Hit lye not been reported since the surrender of Ger V secretaryGerhardt HenResell said May 16 be believed she had elected to die by Hitlers side in Berlin r who said he was Hitlers personal physician told an Associated Press correspondent May 21 that Eva Baun long inner membe of Hitlers entourage a iitler s wife She was the only woman in Hitlers life during recent 4 n Getchen weEva Braun home in Munich near Hitlers house in that city Chinese Take ndoChina Border Town Chungking IP The Chinese igh command announced Satur ay that Chinese troops had cap ured a town on the IndoChina order in Kwangsi province after opplmg the important highway own of Szelo 22 miles from the ndoChinese frontier During the morning of June 6 communique said our troops ttacked the enemy at Chung hingfu on the border of French idoChina and after a day of ghting occupied Chungchingfu he enemys remnants fled toward aobang The high command said the Chi ese also threatened Mingkiari bout 30 miles from the border r Szelo 70 miles southwest of ungnmg Anning and some 120 ules northeast of the IndoChina apital of Hanoi first was threat ned a week ago after the Chi ese drove a wide gap into the nemys overland corridor from orea to southeast Asia The high command said local runtary troops also attacked Lungchow onthe highway only 12 miles from the IndoChina border Other Chinese in Kwangsi re pulsed 4 counterattacks by Japa nese troops from outposts of Ishan on the KwangsiKweichow rail road 43 miles west Liuchow This railroad is the main escape route for Japanese forces at Ishan The Chinese inflicted 100 casual ties and lost 34 men Chinese units already have tak en Tatang a town on the Indo China highway 21 miles south west of menaced Liuchow and appeared to be in a position to cut the road west of Liuchow site the former U S 14th air force base The high command described captured Chungchingfu as being IB miles northeastof the Indo Chtna town of Caobahg The communique disclosed that the Japanese once had used Cao ban Kwangsi as a base for attacks in JUDY GARLAND TO WED Los Angeles Garland who obtained a final divorce de cree Friday from Musician David Rose announced that she will marry Film Director Vincente in the fall The fiim act ess and singer married Rose in se n as Vegas Nov in 1941 following BIG NAVAL BASE MAY BE OBJECT OF NEW DRIVE Allied Confirmation of Landings Withheld But Navy Action Fits In Manila Japanese broad cast said that allied troops began landing operations on Labaun island in Brunei bay on the north west coast of Borneo at 1230 P m Saturday The Tokyo broadcast heard by the Exchange Telegraph agency in London was the first report that a landing actually was under way in Brunei bay siteof a big enemy naval base Earlier Tokyo reported a land ing attempt was obvious after the approach of a fleet said to include battleships cruisers destroyers and 975 smaller warships The Japanese said the assault forces were in divisional strength There was no allied confirma tion of the landings but Satur days communique from Gen Douglas MacArthurs headquar ters reported that allied light naval units had shelled the beach es of Borneo a maneuver often preliminary to a landing RlacArthurs communique also reported another heavy air raid on the island in which heavy me dium and light planes dropped 170 tons mostly on Japanese air bases During the past week the far eastern air force has made re peated attacks on Borneo and Tuesday the Japanese reported an Invasion attempt at Sandaban 225 miles northeast of Brunei It was possible that a show of strength designed to screen a landing in the Brunei area xvas made at Sandakan Brunei is about 250 miles northeast of Tarakan the island j j east coast Borneo in vaded last month by Australian and Dutch forces JAP PREMIER WAVES FLAG We Must Fight to End Suzuki Tells People By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TANK AMMUNITION an intion exp odes in the vehicle after it hit a Jap overturned on Okinawa killing 4 trapped marines thfJOW CSSrad hulk is a11 lat bottom after the blast These are scenes from a 16 mm motion picture AP wirephoto from marine corps Big 5 Plan for Trusteeships Gets Tentative Approval From Conference Committee 2rfCz COMPROMISE IN TRIESTE DISPUTE juarantee against any freeze of the status quo in present man dated territories The 2 provisions written into the plan at Russian insistence jerved to end a 2week deadlock on the trusteeship section of the world charter Shortly after re ceiving Moscows approval of the revisedjJlan the committee went nto an extraordinarily long ses sion that ended after midnight vith virtual completion of a trusteeship working paper The system approved by the would guarantee Rus ia and China permanent seats on he trusteeship council whether or hold any trustee not they ever areas It was the 2ndday in a row hat belated word from Moscow I on a conference issue made more is a urday as telling a specially con voked session of the imperial diet that the enemys boastful talk about the unconditional surrender of Japan means nothing but the outrighf death o all 100000000 people in this country We have no alternative but to Hollywood inx Falken GERMAN GENERAL ARRESTED Anrich Germany i Field Marshal Johannes Blaskowitz commander of the German 25th army which capitulated to the Canadians in Holland on May 5 was arrested Wednesday at his headquarters in the German con centration area north of Aurich it was disclosed Saturday Cash For Cats KirkSTiHe Mo the plain alley a premium here A man paid amazed turksville citizens top prices for at least 100 grown felines He said represented a biological supply house in Chicago uwu ratKen burg worried by transportation problems left by plane early Sat urday for New York hoping she wouldnt be bumped from the plane and would arrive in time to marry Lt Col John R Tex Me Crary Sunday Airline officials said the actress and her mother Mrs Marguerite lalkenburg were traveling as nonpriority passengers and might be required to give up their seats along the route Jinx and Tex have been sweet hearts for 4 years but she hasnt en him for 2ii years She said Jl McCrary just returned from overseas duty with the army air forces has everything ready for the ceremony and that she hopes He is scheduled to leave soon tor another overseas assignment and she will depart with a USO troupe for Europe early next week She announced excitedly Friday that he had calied her from and that they had de cided to be married now instead of after the war JOHNNYO NTHE SPOT Springfield HI fl Robert Neathery finished smoking a cig arette m a parked city bus and opened a window to discard the outt Some one grabbed his hand removed his wrist watch which he valued at and fled us divorce from Martha Raye fw affainst o an cary adjournment Russias change of mind on the controversial veto issue Thursday stimulated a new move to complete the world char ter between June 16 and 20 Conference officials hinted that unless the charter is completed and ready to sijrn within 2 weeks President Truman mieht be un enemy the able to attend the final me uuic tu auenn tne tinal cere in the Domei dispatch Domei said that the extraordi nary diet session which will last f uifjuai UUUUIK the 12 conference committees to clean up their unfinished business US Britain Reach Accord With Yugoslavs Washington The United States Britain and Yugoslavia have reached an agreement on U S AIR RAIDS ON JAP CITIES CREATE HAVOC B29s Resume Attacks With 3Way Blow at Osaka Kobe Nagoya Guam UR Five million or more Japanese have been left homeless by American air raids on 5 of the enemys largest cities ra dio Tokyo acknowledged Satur The broadcast came as B29s re sumed their allexplosive raids on the Japanese homeland striking simultaneously though in compar atively small force at aircraft fac tones at Osaka Kobe and Nagoya m daylight Saturday The assault coincided with lokyos appeal to aircraft workers to step up production to bolster Japans waning air force for the critical battles to come Tokyo broadcasts recorded in the United States by the FCC and relayed here said 1195000 dwell ings had been destroyed in Tokyo Nagoya Yokohama Osaka and Kobe during American raids in the period March through May leaving 4930000 homeless The enemy account did not in clude destruction in June raids on Osaka and Kobe cities the totals were Tokyo 3100000 homeless 767000 dwellings destroyed Nacova 380000 homeless 96001 dwelling destroyed Yokohama 680000 homeless 132000 dwellings de wed homeless Kobe homeless 10000 dwell ngs destroyed The May 24 and 26 raids alone destroyed 257000 houses and ren dered 1000000 persons homeless n iokyo the enemy broadcast said Fanning out over southern Hon shu 100 to 150 Saturday dropped TCP to i000 tons of demolition bombs on the hutre jCawanishi aircraft works at Osaka the Kawasaki engine plant Kobe and the Aichi companys At ita parts plant in Nagoya It marked the first time lave hit 3 major Japanese cities n a single attack The raid also marked a return o precision bombing of key in dustrial targets after the blanket ncencliary raids that left vdiole ections of Japans largest Sties n flames m recent weeks For the irst time since May 19 no fire were carried A Japanese announcement said the raid lasted from to 830 a m Results and damace ivcre beine investigated temporary military administration for the disputed Trieste and Venezia Giulia area j i xvill be worked out by YUROSlav buildmgs Marshal Tito and Britains Field With tOal Marshal Sir Harold Alexander j Thirlv SqUarC feeL Announcement of the agreement plann Japanese had completedmajor re was made don and Washi The announcement climaxed 1 iuk mjuijiuieu mai dispute which has continued since Pairs before Saturdays raid Tito s Yugoslav troops marched The Aichi companys Atsuta into the Istrian peninsula and the plant Nagoya builcliers of aircraft Carinthian area in southern AusParis and engines compi tria following collapse of German j man buildings separated comprised resistance on the Adriatic front highway The older factory u and went to the unusual lemrth KII iruni i iiitj j i im older1 iH T Tugoslav of former jabout by 850 fee important Italian and Austrian territory newer 1350 by 850 feet that 9f NWJJalso is theho Jiiidimu m tummuicc i 41 an imperial rescript and that the he veto Saturday niffbt inXSfnL V emneror hnri nnornri at o i including We lurujJS UA British the sreat Mitsnbishi air the Associated Press contained the The last remaining major issue disputes should be made in the for conference debate is on the usual Japanese protestations peaceful intentions in Asia An OWI account said the an nouncement that the diet was convened after a recess of several months came suddenly although Japanese reports in the last 2 days had indicated big political developments might be expected Usually such sessions are preceded by heavy fanfare from Japanese propagandists The OWI account pointed out that it was unusual for the emperor to appear in per son to open such a session Suzuki was quoted in he Domei dispatch as saying that in the la Ull HlG Yalta voting formula That begins baturday morning when a sub committee considers the interpre tation of he formula submitted by the Big 5 Friday Australian Foreign Minister Herbert V Evatt is ready to lead the little nations fight against the formula It is conceded in ad vance however that the confer ence will adopt it as approved by the late President Roosevelt Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Marshall Josef Stalin at Yalta in February Members of committee were the trusteeship greatly cncour carrying supplies fitdt in ine final analysis this war is one of liberation against the Anglo American scheme for wholesale and permanent enslavement of east Asiatic peoples va nougm He said Japans policy was to 51 na1 okav on the trustee let every nation in the world en coud be early joy its proper place in the sun Ck free from aggression and exploi tation and to enhance justice for all humanity as well as to pro o pro mote its cultural advancement in a spirit of universal brotherhood Kansas City Mo S Huffman will be 104 years old next Thursday but he has no for mula for longevity You can just say i vc reached this age because Ive lived so long he said AXDRUS RITES HELD Funeral services for Charles T Andrus 72 were held at the Bradley funeral home Fri day afternoon The Rev George W Turner pastor of the Metho dits church officiated Burial was Oaklawn cemetery east of eas o Cresco Mr Andrus died at the home of his son Glenn near Bon air June 6 Surviving are the wife and 2 children uidiii in tnc Osaka and the 2nd wake of victorious armies oft the ln ays for Kobe It was the 70th ajor attack of the war by the st bomber command on Japan Pacific fleet headquarters an nounced that lacticsl fighters based on Okinawa shot down 8 enemy aircraft over Kyushu in southern Japan Thursday march but should wait until peace conference Weather Report FORECAST Mason City Cloudy with showers Fir Destroys Food Supply raltered rain and thunder I YV y warenousc sent Saturday night and Sunt c towcrn hundreds of feet Drning Not much change i ar and destroyed peraturc i consKlerable military food sup plies army officers said before it cloudy Salur was extinguished day night and Sundnv with Three or 4 mei Iowa Mostly cloudy through Suni Cal 6alarm day scattered rain and thunder I lnan army warehouse sent storms r day mo in temper day night and Sunday with Tllrec or men were reported showers and thunderstorms Injurcd slightly as 15 pieces of south portion Saturday from thc Oakland fire and in south and central porcPavtmenl fought thc spectacular lions Sunday little change in temperature N MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Friday gg Minimum Friday 53 At 8 a m Saturday 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 53 Precipitation j 29 Pav First reports said the fire vas adjacent to munitions supplies but army public relations officers de nied this TALLYHO BillinRs Mont pilots swoop low over Billings airport and gun their motors to a thunder ous roar before landing Reason says Airport Manager Dick Lovan is to clear the deer off the run ways   

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