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   Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - July 21, 1942, Miami, Oklahoma                                TWO GREAT SERVICES INTHISPAPEV nfc i r J v SI V v v i t V 5 M rt1 N FLAMES CHURCHILL JOINS IN HUDDLE OVER INVASION PLANS Immediate Aid to Soviet Ar mies 1 Problem Fac ing Allied Leaders July States and British staff officers are seeking some means of aiding Russia through a limited diversion on the continent in second front conferences which will continue for some it was reliably report ed x Prime Minister Winston Church who initiated the second front talks in Wnshingtoh in and continued them there during his June visit again with high British and American of The chief problem before the group is to frame measures for immediate aid to the Soviet armies if the present grave situation in South Russia further said a reliable informant whose identity it was not permitted to Since n large scale invasion seems lo be unlikely this Hummer it is pobsible the strategists are mapping a limited diversion such as a small scale incursion at a point which woulddraw German forces from Russia and nt the same time safeguard communications wilh Supply Routes Stressed There has been much emphasis among British and American mili tary men on the need ofmaintain ing the northernsupply routes to the Soviet Russia needs not onq highranking British of ficer locations with Russia grows in im portance aB Russia faces the win ter ivilh much of its wheat lands logt to and means of distribution devoted to wai pur British economic experts have predicted that the nnd Britain may have to increase rationing to send Russia With these considerations before Allied strategists might choose a limited landing iij nn area like northern Norway where the army would be able lo strike at U boat bases and airfields imperil ling Russianbound Many informed sources view the djscouraging comment on a second front as a smoke screen veiling the real intentions of the British American high WAACS May Date Civilians But Privates Theyre Out i Womens Army Auxiliary corpsprivates arrive at Fort DCS at Des to be gin The young women have just arrived at the fort and are gelling out of an army truck which transported them lo their new army NEA TELEPHOTO MIAMI RESIDENT 25 DIES 88 years died at oclock Monday afternoon at the home of a John Wor 12ftE street He had been a resident of the city for 25 Survivors include five John nnd Wilbur Worley of Wor Oklahoma and Wor three Misses Florence arid Helen and Soiling 11 grandchild ren and 25 Funeral services will be con ducted at oclock Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist The Mcdcaris of Kansas former Baptist pastor and the Groyer Scales of Commerce will conduct the V Honorary pallbearers are to be deacons of Die Baptist Ac tive pallbearers be Roy McGin Grigsby and Guy A Masonic service will be held nt the All Masons are re quested lo meet at the Masonic hall at 2 oclock Wednesday prior to the funeral Burial will be in ceme tery under direction of Cooper Fu neral EDITOR IN AIR RESERVE PONCA city editor of the Ponca City has entered civilian pilot training at Oklahoma Still as a member of the enlisted reserve of the air L PHILLIPS IS ILL Phillips was confined to his bed at the executive mansion yes terday by anolhev attack of a kid ney He became ill atthe British Action Against Matruh Seen By Writer HyLARRY ALLEN WITH THE BRITISH NAVAL AIR SERVICE EAST OF MAT July 20 if1 British warships salvo after salvo of high explo sive shells into battered Matruh early today delivering the severest plastering of the war thig Axisoccupied port on the fringe of the Egyptian The determined to keep tho harbor in a hell of a despite frantic efforts of the Nazis anl Italians to rebuild jetties and installations so badly needed war supplies might be unloaded from supply did some of its best shooting of the landing every salvo directly within the target From an advanced base for na val aircraft J watched many planes zoom out under the light of a new moon and over Soon afterward flame gushed from he guns of warships swing ing broadside into position a few miles and the first projectiles landed a little short ofthe illumi nated But that didnt happen again throughout the The succeeding salvo and other salvos swished through Ihe air and nosedived squarely into shore schooners and other small craft the harbor with terrific explosions that could be heard for This was by fnr the heaviest pounding given Matruh from the Strangely there were no large fires started inlhis a series of followed by huge column of smoke which climbed like a snake high into Ihe Navy officers said they were convinced that a small fuel ship which failed toget out of the har bor had been sunk cither in the previous air bombing or inthis bombardment since the al though most of her superstructure still was above the ap peared to be resting on the bottom of the THE WEATHER OKLAHOMA Scattered thun dcrshowerfi northwest slightly cooler today and tonight except little change in tempera ture northwest warmer in southweit today slightly cooler northwest ex treme west tonight slightly cooler today except in southeast slight ly warmer northwest and slighlly copier east Temperatures in Miami from 4 Monday until 2 oclock this afternoon 4 4 70 0 i 70 8 78 8 71 10 78 Midnight Noon 2 2 Army Frowns On Officers Taking Up With NonCom DES July the unlucky home town girls of Des where men already are at a Unmarried officer candidates of mens Army Auxiliary corps must confine their dating to non nillitary at least for the pres That was one of several dating rules laid down to the army women in an orientation lecture today in whiqh they learned some of thcso cial rjrules that will govern their leisure time at the WAAC train ing school at Fort Des The ruling was a blow to the girls who live here and for some time have been on the numerical short end of a social balance with the The large number of young wo men employed in this insurance center and the small number of eligible men remaining as a result of selective service have created a situation where the women far out number young men some esti mates range as high as three young women for every man of similar And now come the add more social misfortune to the dateless The WAAG officercandidates advised not to strike up close acquaintances diers at the army During the next eight weeks didates are just but if they make the grade and are and friendships they have developed with noncommis sioned men must be The army frowns on privates dating and vice Alaskan Calls for Action in Aleutians July Delegaln Dimond of Alaska called on the War and departments today to send a first class force to Alaska to oust the Japanese the three Aleutian islands they have We fought the invaders at Mid way hut we havent in the Aleu Dimond said in an inter If we had behaved the same the Japs would have had Midway and some of the Hawaiian islands by this The Japs arc becoming firmly on the basis of arti cles telling about their he If we had asserted our selvob they wouldnt have made that JS COSTLY July Silverton farmers arranged a friendly tugofwar lo test the relative power of a truck and a theyre waiting to plead to a criminal The prosecutor called their offense wil ful Bearing out of rubber because of lack of an appli cable he charged them un der a 193 act prohibiting any in decent or immoral act not other wise NAZI SABOTEUR PUT ON STAND One of Eight Suspects Is Called by tions Are Argued July One of the eight sabo teurs on trial for their lives look the stand befoie a special military commission today as the defense started the presentation of its Frank dent of the announced at midday that most of this morn ings session was spent in argu ments upon motions by the Attorneys for the eight accused of being submarineborne sabo who landed in two parties on Long Island and in Florida last had presented a motionto dismiss charges against An ifther motion asked the commission for a judgment in favor of the al leged Gerda Mclind of and Agnes Jordan left the barricaded courtroom shortly be fore the session Herbert one of thede is a former suitor of Haupt allegedly used the name of Larry Jor dans as an alias in Chicago shortly after landing in this coun WAR BULLETINS July A Mos cow radio broadcast said the Ger mans were losing lo men a day on the Aoronezh front alone and that Germans were killed in two days of terrific fighting in a single sector south of BERLIN From German Broad July high command announcement said today Gcrpinn submarines operat ing north of the Azores had sunk seven ships aggregating tons from a strongly escorted convoy bearing war material bound for One of the vessels was said to have been blown up by ammuni tion she was There was no confirmation of this from Allied SELECTEE FOUND DEAD July Clyde stockman and farmer who was lo be included into the army was found shot to death in his home at Spelicer ville Pete Buchanan told officers his brother had been despondent QUAIL PALS OF CHICKS Camargo discovered two of his small chickens were A search showed that a pair of quail had chicknapped the fowls and were making a home for the missing chickens in a nearby corn field BRITISH REPORT THIRD SMASH AT VITAL AXIS PORT Naval Bombardment of Ma truh Heaviest Destroy 50 Axis Planes July third and heaviest naval bombardment of the Axisheld Matruh in three and two aerial assaults which destroyed more than 50 Axis planes on Ihe ground in a single day were reported by the British all part of a de termined campaign to destroy the enemys African air force and ruin his reinforcement schooners and other craft in harbor at 105 miles behind the GermanItal ian hit by the naval shells early Monday Ex plosions could be heard for Salvo after salvo covered the entire harbor and the adjoining shore in a welldefined geometric One small oil tanker was seen to have been either in this bombardment or in those on the Jwo previous naval Brilish planes scored their mashing blows El Daba and 26 60 miles respectively behind the The raids were second and third in two Axis Barges Pounded Other blast ed Axis barges nprtheast of Sidi miles behind Ihe Land operations on the Egyptian front were confined to patrols while the British concentratea on annihilation of Marshal Erwin Rommels air f A British communique said fires ther blasted Axis of which were ruined or badly damaged near From Alexandria came reports that simultaneously British fight eivbonibers swarmed down on the Nazi air base at El Daba for the second successive dumping tons of bombs on the surprised joint general headquarters and comuniquc said fires were left crackling among ho Masted Axis aircraft One Italian plane was reported downed and others damaged in Long range British fighters set afire enemy barges protected by fighter planes northeast of Sidi and medium bombers made night atlacks on Axis planes and in the battle area around El causinc explosions and Over Malta one Messer schmitt was shot In all air operations the British announced they lost five planes but said two pilots were City Is Attacked T Oil Three Nazi Report Says A BABY DROWNS IN TANK WOODWARD Gerald Gean 18inonthsold son of and Harold Camar drowned when he fell into a livestock tank on the farm of his and Venezuelan Volcano Burnu who had ter rific film buildup as Venezue lan revealed she is pureblooded American Indian and has never been outside the United NEA TELEIHOTO Russians Declare Coal Field Not Gateway to the Left Ablaze As Armies Fall Back For A New BERLIN From German Broadcasts July 21 gateway to the is in flames and under converging attack from the north and the German high command reported Its Donriver bridges have been destroyed a communi que The attack from the cast would imply that the Ger man forces which have been driving the Voro shilovgrad region on the north have reached the area east of The city lies athwart the mainly on the west in the delta country about 25 miles from the Gulf of It was there that the German drive was stopped and thrown into reverse last winter after the Nazis had broken Into the German troops also have made a rapid advance of 80 kilometeite about 50 miles farther east in the direction of the communique HandloHand Fighting1 July forward wall of German tanks and motorized infantry pushed south east of Voroshilovograd toward Rostov today down the rich Donets basin coal f ield Briton Declares Japs Nearly Set July nese preparations for an attack on Russias Siberian maritime prov ince and Vladivostok are almost complete and if necessary the Jap anese could press the button start to move into a British source declared This whose identity was not permitted to be said the occupation of islands at the western tip of the Aleutians re sulted in a useful strategical sit uation the Japanese since it placed them on the flank of a possible American attack on Jap While Japan has massed an army of about divisions in Manchu her military activity in Burma and other areas necessarily has been it was pointed In Burma and the South this Japan has been consolidating her He added that the only real Japanese activity in those areas now is in the Solomon islands from which the Japanese can interfere with com munications between the United States and Bad which will continue until October or also has been a factor in restricting military operations by both sides in There have been no real of further Japanese moves toward an invasion of Siberia is the danger poinl of Ihe Allied strategical situation in East this source The Japanese will attack when it suits not the he He predicted that Japan was pre paring to throw at least half a million men into such an overland onslaught against Russias Siber ian Two Germans May Lose Papers July 2 On file in district court today were proceedings instituted by the federal government to cancel the citizenship of Hans Ackermann and Max Herman copublish of the Germanlanguage news the Texas at Filed yesterday by District Attorney Ben the peti tion charged that when the two both born in were naturalized in Austin they re nounced all allegiance to foreign government and sovereigns and particularly the German they took these both had mental reservations and were not renouncing all allegiance to the Reich but were attached to the principles of the Reich and in tie earlier than usual yestcrdaj tended to keep their management of the ing back for a new stand at the northwest gate to the At the north of the curving 300 mile battleline Red army forces handto hand with the Germans on both banks of the Don river in a fight tb sweep the Nazis from thelast of their bridgeheads and trap those holding on in newly fortified positions be tween the river and U miles to the Troops Between Don The Germans apparently were massing their forces in the great grain area between Donets and the Boguchar lo south of an allout effort to take Rostov from three direc tions and Stalingrad from The German communique said already was aflame and under assault from north and and that German foreen farther north have pushed about 50 miles closer to watchdog of the lower Take Initiative nt Voronezh Red army seizure of the initia tive in the Voronezh was accompanied by a further withdrawal of the Soviet left flank Continued On Page Two American Pilots And Negro Troops Arrive In Ireland WITH THE UNITED STATES FORCES IN NORTHERN IRE July pi lots and Negro troops have arrived swelling the ranks of United Stales invasion There are air force crews with the The drawn from all of Ihn United arc commanded by a 40yearold colo who declared You will hear from these fel They are among the of the They immediately mingled with British inspecting British planes and exchanging jhon tail All expressed eagerness lo get into tho air Defense Starts Its Case for Saboteurs July The military commission trying eight persons accused of being submarinelauded Nazi saboteurs Foster alleged that at Die lime prepared today to hear evidence from the defense after devoting 11 days lo hearing Ihe government The commission adjourned a lit at the announcenienl The treasury department that it is anticipated that the de on Juno 10 froze the assets and fonse will start introduction of it evidence tomorrow PLANES GET TWO JAP SHIPS IN CHINESE WAR Vessels of and Tons Destroyed at Yang tze River Port July Fighterescorted United Stales bombers sank two Japanese ships yesterday at the Yangtze river port of southeast of n a raid which challenged Japans oiigheld control of the air over her waterway supply route into Not one of the United States planes was said a com munique from the headquarters of Joseph It Japanese ships were of to tons Presaging an everincreasing aerial challenge to the a Chinese government spokesman the United States would bu ked y Laiichlin for more along with a rather long list of other military Currie returned to China July 1C with a message of undisclosed con tents from President Roosevelt to Generalissimo Chiang In land fighting a Chinese army spokesman reported that the Japa nese had fought their way back into Chekiang provincial seaport of Wenchow on Friday after having been dislodged by the Chinese the day The spokesman said the Japanese counterattacked and regained Wcn Continucd On Page Two BIG EXPANSION IS FORECAST FOR RUBBER OUTPUT July Tremendous expansion of the gov ernments synthetic rubber produc tion program was forecast today by Senator Norns as the farm bloc sought to force Sen ate consideration of a measure es tablishing an independent agency to supervise the manufacture of rubber from grain Norrjs told reporters he believes the progmm now directed at the eventual poduction of tons of rubber yearly might be boosted to tons because of in creasing military If any such expansion were or advocates said they believed production from grain alcohol sources might be relied upon largely for the The present program allocates tons lo grain alcohol and the remainder lo petroleum but Chairman Donald Nelson of he War Production board told a Senate committee re cently that if he had it all to do over again ha would assign 00 per cent to grain William Eulitt Dies Here at 65 William David 22 K slrcet southeast custodian of the Security bank building for the past 12 died at oclock this morning at Miami Baptist Death followed n long Ho was 35 years Eulitt is by his Kulitttwo Mable Findley and Grace Bartlesville two Harry and William Miami one Miami two Ida West and Emma Led Lone and eight Funeral arrangements are in awaiting word from Cooper Funeral home f   

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