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   Times Recorder, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1944, Zanesville, Ohio                               Iways First The Times Recorder H 248 ZANESVILLE, OfflO, TUESDAY, OCTOBER WEATHER: Fair, Warmer. >eal Off Aachen From Rest Of Germany Jag 100 Jap Planes Tension Grows In Aachen Battle Ray Tucker he News ehind he News By RAY TUCKER EW YOPK A barelv sneied fear in Democratic na al headquaiters and in shington stems fiom the belief President Roosevelt is now ting all the bad campaign Rks for the first time since he entered politics as a New York state senator in 1910 Having observ ed FDR for more than tvven tj v e a i s am i ecognizing h i recuperative po htical powers Ihc .wriler does no subscribe to thl: viewpoint whole heailedh Bu here is a short tual review indicating lhat hi ky star ma> be dimming if no appearing altogether -le was a child of fortune in hi Iv davs He got his stall be jse he bucked Ihe late Tarn my Boss Charlev Murphv, the e Al Smith and the Bel mt financial ciowd from New rk At the 1912 Baltimore con ntion he supported Woodrcw ilson When the lattei became esidenl he asked Josephus miels Ihe distinguished North rolma edilor Who is lhal nice ung New lork who sluck me' Mr Daniels idenlifipd the new mei m big time politics and thai how FDR became assistant cretary of the In that of e he acquitted himself well e loved the fleet as a sailor loves gal in everv poit Even his illness was a political set He had shown boyish in ilitude as a national figuie when was James M Coxs lunmng ale agamsi Ihe Hording Coolidge ckel in 1920 One dav he was for le League of Nations and the day he was agamsi He strew I Ihe countryside with contia dory statements His Infantile paraljsis stroke ermitted him to malure lo read sit on thp sidelines and observe IP other fpllows mistakes Hi nforced retirement enabled hm i escape taking stands on the con roversinl questions of the miodlc the Ku Klan Coolidge boom foreign loans j ariff taxation and the problem gamsl which the Happy War lor bulled his A gav and gallant soldier of po Ideal fortune he reappeared on he national scene when Mr Smith >ersuaded him to run for governor >t this state in 1928 He won Al ost As if he had waited for thp uoper historical moment almost ike an actor whose cue had been rorewriltpn bv Piovidenre he cached for Ihe gieat at t ime when e en the lowlipsl Demo rrat m the land could have been plected over Herbeit Hoover Now as his fi lends re'uctantlv realize no human being evci such a master polilician ane psychologlsl as Mr Poosevelt can brave fate too long No man can reign as governor of our mos populous slate for four vears and as president dining Ihe v orld mosl slormv period wilhoul chal lenging a chuichfiil of fair god molheis Russia foi instance chose thi campaign moment lo enter Polanc and the Bailie states and to Mod of lend lease aid to Gen lal Bor in Warsaw Manv Amen cans of Polish descent ntlnbul Iheir fatheilands Infcpdv and th apparent Allied indiffeienrp to th WhilP House Kremlin alliance Naive Hemv Morgcnlhau or vanced a pos n plan for plow in under I eim nv All hough n os people of Ipntonic stocl time ar philosophic heirs of Ihe Ca: Sehurz 1848 itinugranls and Inv proved then lovnllv to Uncle ban thcv niav not iclish the thougi of destrucl on of Ihc land of the forebears Mr Rooseve-li his Inmpioned the vvorkei but pofessioml War Comes To Nazi Civilians Great Air Assault On Philippines U S PACIFIC FLEET HEAD QUARTERS Peail Harboi Oct 16 he cainer planes of th third fleet sweeping across Luion in two new raids a dav apart shot down or destroved on th ground moie than 100 Japanes alicrafl as the great aerial as sault upon the Philippines and is lands to the north went into it seventh das jmans hive massed Adm Chestei W NimiU bombs and appirentlv cifu fleet commandei announced ,__ noon communique (Honolulu time) that fightei airuaft raided A long line of German residents 01 Ihe town of Ubach pass Amerl can troops moving up toward the front The> weie on their vva> back to the safeiv of the b S lines after undei going shellfne and air at tacks for mam before their evacuation Federal Usurpation Of Power Hit By Bricker Aparri on the north coast of Li zon Fndaj and on bundaj at lacked airfields in the Manila Bav aiea 200 miles south vard i' Japanese air force stung into desperate action attacked with the greatest vigor it has shown in manv montrs but at tei nblc cost In one ba'tle alone Ihe Amen can carrier planes shot down all but 10 or 20 of one intercepting force of 50 Japanese fighters There was no announcement of American air losses Nimit? said onlj superficial damage was done to our suiface ships in the Ma mla area raids Sundav Silent on Jap Fleet There still was no word here that unit of the Ippanese fleet had pul m an appeaiance as had been indicated in Nippon la dio leporls Third fleel umls working under radio silence probabh still aie lurking in enem> waters trv.mg to One of the decisive battles for Gern anj appears to be as I b forces continue to take ovel sections of fire swept Aachen will the factory aica of that citv (A) as a main entering wedge The Ger a great tank concentration under a de luge 01 anu vlll make a despeiate effoll to bleak the Aachen siege Just south of Baidenbeig (Bl a particularly stiff attack on the American pincers is reported Map it left shows entire northerns fighting area with points (1) so ith of Klevo and west of Mijmegen where gains hive been made and th- Aichen battle zone Ring Of Steel Drawn About City By Yanks LONDON Oct flaming city of Aachen was sealed off from tne test of Geimanv tonigW after Ampncan tioops cleaned out the village of Wufselen, two miles northeast of the Nazi citadel and completed their ring of steel aiound its last ditch enemy garrison Anothei convulsive German counter attack was shat- teied b> Yank aitillery near Weiden just east of Wufselen, before the infantry and armoi of two converging First army Has w Hand To Hand Fighting In Battle For Belgrade SAN BERNARDINO Calif Oct lohn W Biickei protesting what he called usurpa .ion of s ate and local authontv the federal government de clared tonight it was a trend which could lead to political domination of local governmenls The Republican candidate for vice president in a prepared text released by his campaign staff said the usurpation was being iccomplished through federal fi nancial giants The use ol fedeial giants in cases involving a borderline o] authority between Ihe federal and local governments is perfectly justified he remarked but ad vised lhat this aid bp suuounded DV the pioper safeguards A plan presented bj the confer ence of Peri-blica! go erno s al   planes in the air and onlv a few twin engine LONDON Oct The battle for Belgiade develop d into hand to hand fighting in le streets at the center of the itv lasl mghl while combined orces of Russian Bulganan and ugoslav Iroops spread out along be Trans Balkan to a dis ance of 175 miles south of the 'ugoslav capital This stranglehold on the mam ail route leading norlh from Alh ns Ihrealened lo choke off the re real of large German forces from Greece even before the combmec drive westward had made more han a dent into Jugoslavia The broadcast Russian conimum que announced that the importanl OPA Against Rail Fare And Freight Hike WASH1NCTON Ocl 16 (i) he Office of Puce Admin sliation odav asked I he Inltislale Com neice Commission to revoke 10 ei cent passenger increase ovv in effect and block a railioad roposal to boost freight rates b> to 6 pei cent The agency oij the basis of 1944 raffle volume estimated the fare ncrease of flSOOOOOOO and the pioposcd fieignt hike at 000 100 for a tolal of S480000000 It called bolh increases wholh un necessarj and highlv mfla lonarv The higher freight tariffs pievi ouslv proposed bv the carriers were suspended bv the commis sion in Mav 1941 Tie ICC will open hearings Oct on a peti ion by the railroads to put then- mlo effect The motion of the railroads rests upon the false concept that rulroads m iv pass on lo their consumeis he nte and (IIP m creases Ihe burdens of wartime imposed upon the rail roicls bv eongiess the OPA pell lion said The railroids have far out si ripped m-'ustrj generallv m the rale of profil benefits obtained from Ihe vnr local gov conditions which invade the authority of state or local governmenl As eximples of new areas local aetivitj mlo which he said Ihe federal governmenl had lended its authontv Bricker listed work relief agricultural produc educa icn and apprenticeship training medical service food dis tnbution and home constrUclion Some 01 Ihe newlv assumed federal activi ics he added arc tonstiUtioml some unconstitu tional and the of others IE vet to be decided Tend to Override States But this one fact is cleai he asserted There has been a steadj trena toward relaxing the prm ciple that the federal governmenl (Tuin to Last Page Please) and Ihree single engine aircraft on the ground Five parked planes were destroved by stranng Raids on Tormosa Nimit? prev louslv announced tha other earner units m fighting of Japanese air attacks Thursday night during raids upon Formosa (Turn lo Page 7 Please) %Don't Try To Pass Buck' Dewey Says MFI ALDIIORIUM St Louis Oct 16 HI Gov Thomas E Dewej declaied tonight that Pres and junction of Nis 12o miles southeast of Bel grade had been captured by unittd action Seizure of alreadv had Attempt To HoldHungary For Germany LONDON Oct Hungirnns with the reflected price priep mcnls are riling Ihe hand that fed th m HleialU and coonomieillv His Hillrmnite and lohm pils prc sumed to stage stnkcs hi ovv boat ,hp government workers refuse lo make musi stabilization ipcords for lonclv bovs OVPIS is lap pay envelopes foi i olili< il e ish loughouse a fxivv hpro More mi porlanl the lahoi b ssi in his camp demand wise inisps vvli li would prpcipit UP m'l on MrCarnn Sen il  11 e combination of corrupt big citi bosses Communists and fcllov Invellcrs he promised if elected to install a government rmde u if the npn and women i it lews ind dissidents Air nid wirnings ticilVt icros-s Bounded prac Hunparv to America vvho will receive full an 1M Political Broadcasts mghl and HIP on the cnlral id IPSS than ppst Pel armv fighlmg wlpn plains was pput miles fi in Bull Ihnrilv lo do their iohs and be let alonp to do Ihem Thai s light he 1 lime 'Vahsi his n imp! himself a ling ing 1 is talk wnh shout omconc in thp mdiP .Hi P vp got to gp! i id Sin in C m Ihp loul fiPiiientlv mil of P died here tonight at 6 02 p IIJM ___ _ _ m He was 7S years old Death was attributed to pneu moma Mr Brvan had suffered a blow decline, in health thai sc erred his friends lo be ace pip atpd aftei fall m the summer of 194' but continued at his desk until Sept 28 of this >cai On the 29lh he caughl coin and remained in bed for SPVeral davs He ippeared en account of the fighlmg in the Yugoslav capita' said two thirds of the citv already had been fieed jnd that the Russians ilh Marshal (Iurn to Page 7 Please) U.S. Planes Raid lap Oil Center ALI IED HEADQUAPFERS New Guinea Tuesday Oct 11 heavy laid bv American bombers escorled by lighters ha-s struck Bahkpapen Ihc. important Japanese oil center in Borneo which produced 15 per cen of Ihe enpmys aviation gabo'ine ind oil odi> s communique said This Is the fouilh big smash against the Borneo centu and Ihe communique said that industrial plints were hit In previous raids wide pread rlamage w is done and huge files were slarled ApproMimleli 110 tons of bombs weip d opped in the latesl strike which occurred batuidav, while Ihe navv. was engaged in its For mosa strike far to the norlh In tie raid he Americans de 49 Jlpanese fighlers and probably destroved anolher 18 Two of our bombers are missing along wuh five of Ihe fighters tires sel in the iefmer> v ere iiRing as the Ameneans completee then task and started for home There were fernfic explosions ?ne smoke rose aln ost four miles high jroup had gained momentum in "is advance norlh of Ihe Belforl ;ap idvancmg within two miles of La Bresse 24 miles north of Bel 'ort and 32 miles from the Rhine Abandon Battle For Tort Lt Gen Geoige 3 Pallons Ihird army troops were disclosed to have abandoned their 10 day jattle foi Fort Driant medieval baslion guarding the French cit> of Melz The doughboys withdrew before dawn Fndav from tunnels inside the fortress after wrecking all installations thev had held through davs of hard close quarter fighting An Allied spokesman said no more than a batlalion of Amen e-ans was involved in Ihe attack on the fort and declared that much valuable mfoimation on Ihe construction of forts in the Metz n ei was gained bv Yank engi neers Among the things .parned in Ihe atnck was tint the forts guard ing MeU ere so arranged that an assault on anv one of the chain brings down interlocking flic from ill Ihe oilers It was found a" well that Ihe Meu forts, are pioo against the heaviest field gun' even at pointblank lange Sntnh Patrols Active Britisn paliois crossed the Nede 'nine op probing expeditions wes of Arnhem where British para chutists made their epic stand tha highlighted the Allied thrust mt Holland Otherwise the Bntis Second army front was quiel ex it foi slow progress toward th (Turn to Page 7 Please! WAR SUMMARY be ipcovcnng when on Oct 12 his IPtmiml illnes-s began anc hp was taken to the Medical College of Virginia hospita He is survived Mis Brvan the former Anne fennant a daughter Mrs P Keith kanc rf Says Republicans In Southern Ohio Can Carry State C1EVF1AND Oet 16 OR A Pepuohcan majority in southern Washington mcl two sons Lieu 'commanlti D lennant ind pi imc iimislpi I Him igirv his ij pointed i new pro ci In sdiv evening nnn nhm t incl according to Budlppsl ndio nimed i npw le I Pe ordicl pit council compose 1 of (ol nas I DpwevsSt I ouis Fn Kirolv who also il in lorn v hen he asker! Is Ihp In I V v IJP11 n'l offer' ro ml Aie Bijin tSNP an I Slpward Brvin Ir a mijoi in the nmv an corps is ilso survived bv i brothel M St decide Brvin if Piehmond uii I'm IJ onnf ons alt ulf'r Mr Bmn v as lorn rft Brick Hill Hen i n ceeinlv irgima on Oc 2 18 1 ird would have oh -prved his biithelav from t of WESTERN FRONT Aache ha> been sealed off fion the lesl of Geiman> an its gamson doomed t death or captuie Ainer cjn f Dices have drawn i ing of steel about the cit. Gen Patton has abandone an attempt to take Fo Dnant before Metz OV I llOlllas r vii tic h Mcndiv mghl (Also bping was mmed chief of sljff and nm 'I' __.. n1_ h rtrtinf PT t rowTul" lelit.vps hTels Jnsoied bv mav be moie effective lhan pi op Uommillw ganda dished out hv the Rppublic nns To a op lam dcgipo this con dilion applies to Ihe kinsmen of In hnhlnnls of fnn o th Rilki" A M wpst ronsl onlj) Republican natioml i 1, MBS >rom New Oiientm Revnold under sponsor slip of Democnli national com mill a PI I11S5 of defense I mvvn Dr I he prenc Paj Hungamni i The Weather I ocbbels and Dr Sandor Csia in no Bl I i cm San Diego BFNFDICTINt MONK DIFS PORTSMOUTH P I Oct 16 (.11 The PPV Dom H 1 n S" Rcliodicltnc nonk incl founder of the Pi 101 v of st f login HIP I" aid HP Poll mouth 1 noiv is Head He was boin in OHIO lupsdav fair and a little warmci TUlIfKATl Ktv lirge enough lo cirry the slate m thp olectiors was pielicted todav b> Mavor James C Stcvvirl of Cincinnati Pepubh can gubcrmtonal candldilo In speeches before pirtv LIP Slpwirt dc i Hdil, wive of Pepubhcin voles in southein Oho would pieel Cuva logi count Dmoerils vulh i ;late maiontv large pn ugh tei crick teeth Slewirt isspilcel hic Demo ran i 1 lusihe candidale of 'Mdnpv Hillnnn Farl Brow lei President Poospvplt i id former Oovernoi Mil tin I Davev Citing Lausche s contention thai PACIFIC FRONT More than I nroached 100 Japanese planes shot down in the latest Formosa Is Again Redded By B-29 Fleet A B 29 BASE IN WESTERN HINA Oct strong TCP of Superfortresses returned o Formosa today, adding their ultl ton loads to the rising cres- endo of furious army and navy ttatks on the mam Japanese bass the south China sea area The primary targets were the Iready hard-hit enemy airforce nstalations at Okayama and the ir base ani shops at Heito, a few tiles to the southeast The second raid on Okayama m 4 hours was designed to expunge any possible usable installations emammg after Saturday s strike The fargets at Heito were only lightly less important than at Dkayama Crew members e ti- nated unofficially that 75 percent f Okayama s military objectives -vere knocked out in the raid Sat- urday The raid follow ing the i ecoi d Oct 14 smash earned out Maj Curtis E Lema> s announced jolicy of stepping up the weight and frequency of Supei fortress attacks on Japanese targets As a vetpran European theater bomb group commander he participated n the development of the round- ne rlock technique and as com- mander of the 20th U S bomber command he remains an ardent advocate of target obliteration by repeated closely spaced attacks Ihe two spaced raids on Formosa constituted the outstand- ing achievement of the 20th bomb er command to date A tremen- dous effort required brfof" hind lo transport fuel and bombs across the Burma hump for attack The feat of the bomber citnvs in making the double round of approximately 2400 A-is regarded as an outstanding iron men stunt While the total force todav was smaller than Saturday il still ap- bers of other Complain Victory Claims BY Allies opponent M trank Stewart is controlled bv "M TA iMocm rlsei 6 X> a m let sp s 45 1 m Seu 6 30 p m five sons of Ihc laic Joseph ind nf Cleveland Isobel Stewart Brvan MHY MtET-i CI1NTON N Oet 16 There have been onlj tvo students named Metz In the IK >esr his tor of Hamilton College but thev vp both eneied up in the same field art llerv battalion in tng ColumbU' lamps I MPI? 41 Buffilo administration ind even the news had brpii with thp unit fiom the pipeis in IPVeland that starl Kenneth I Met? Ir Sens Ihp ast In PP On n legislating dale no potion wis sent m as havp Ihp hel in Ohos his replacement Hot} streets of Belgiade with in- dications that the libeiation of the city is neai Chaos stewari ,s comroucu ov Republ, reigns in Hungary with m- can State Chairman Ed Schorr dications the Russians will Cincinnati mavoi stated We havei soon settle the issue had the same si He chairman in 'during he entir'p Brfcker ITALIAN FRONT American t claims of great victoiics I FPANCISCO Oct is eeiAV WPH-N.T "-omplained tonight Amoncin and British news tioops in rfielgathenng organizations were ignoring the Japanese claims of a great victory over American task forces operating In the Formosa ;a The Associated Press and the United Press and the British Reut- ers agency have assumed an atti- tude as if nothing had happened said the propaganda broadcast tioops have pushed lo to Japanese occupied tpr- 1 iu m m China and the southwest in less lhan in miles of wa, rpcorrt. R 0 1 0 g n a aftei captUlinj, hv the Federal Commuiications Liveignano tcommissiou. i   

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