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   Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - May 11, 1945, Miami, Oklahoma                                VOL 269 Knw EtJttlni fittifil Mdl by MUfti MINES PLANTED BY B29 FORGE IN NIPS PORTS by by Floating Report By UONARD MILLIMAN Associated Editor Mines strewn by Superfortresses in every major port of Japan fur new hazards for the Imper ial navy and I both already pared to a fraction of prewar strength by warships arid The Twentieth bomber com mand disclosed that in greatest aerial mine 1 laying have planted floating explosives in Tokyo the Inland Singapore harbor and other former havens of Japanese The most frequently used waterways described as polluted by Amer icanlaid Japan tried to strengthen its political position in threatened corners of its crumbling empire today as some 200 Superforts thundered over six targets on the home islands in a daily preview of predicted plane raids against All Tokyo spokesmen appeared agree there was no alterna tive for the Mikados lords but to continue fighting attrition of their armed forces on every island front and a threateneddebacle in Chinese army spokesman re ported that a sweeping Chinese counteroffensive has trapped thousands of Japanese and kill ed off at least a third of the invaders who began driv ing toward the Chihkiang air base in Western China a month He said Nipponese reserves were thrown Into the lines as Chinese columns closed a pincers 40 miles from Paoch Fritd From Alps Prison MAY Pastor well known religious figure in prewar talks to an American Correspondent shortly after he was released from an enemy concentration camp high in the Alps where he had been held a Signal Corps Radiotelephoto from NBA main springboard of the abortive Japanese Superforts following up yester days initial and successful 400 plane raid against Japans home island oil supply struck inithree waves The heaviest blow was against the Kawanishi seaplane plant near Japans The two other strikes were against Kyushu On the closest battlefront to Japan theSixth Marine division bridge and crossed the Asa river DIJ the west was the biggest gain of four diysions on the frOnt where Japanese have been BAKERS REMAIN AT WORK HERE Critical Bread Shortage Averted in City by Marvel Employes A critical bread shortage in Mi ami was averted today after em ployes of the Marvel Baking com pany here decided last night to stay on the in the interest of helping to keep the public supplied iff Simpsons staff from until Running Death Claims On Thursday George retired farmer and well known figure in the af fairs of Ottawa county for several died at at his JO miles south of Miami and near where he had lived for the past 40 He was 73 years He served as a deputy on Sher in bread until a new wage contract can be Frank manager of the local baking said toda his plant would provide toke supplies of bread to Sakers i strikebound plants in Pittsburg and Joplin in an effort to alleviat a district Miami bakery mem bers of an of yei terday continued to work afte who said they refused t meet his production celled their They immedi Accepted his offer of until the negotiation o Claude Austin Killed When Car Falls Upon Him Claude was fatal ly injured at about Thursday when the bile under which he was working at his 704 L street north fell on him from its after slipping He was pronounced dead from a crushed head when he arrived at the Miami Baptist hospital 30 min utes after the it was Survivors include his Lucille and three daugh Mary Margaret Isa belle and Doris Christine and a Wiley all of the home his Rhoda Austin of Commerce two Alva Austin of California and Pete Aus tin of Commerce and four Christine Commerce Gladys Cardin Doris Giyer of Tennessee Audra Austin of Funeral services will be an nounced by the Cooper Funeral a Russell union busines official at was notified o the temporary arrangement call ing for the working of bakers a the Marvel Baking company with out Pauly 1 Killing Frosts in Wide Northern Area BY TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS Killing frosts struck the north section of the nation today in the wake of a mixed snow nnc rain precipitation area which swept into the northeastern states with snow up to six inches in depth reached at The weather bureau said todays was the latest killing frost in the affected area in 28 The next latest date was May Chicago bureau promised relief was on its way for the entire with no great cold in immediate pros pect and More Rain Expected In State Saturday BV THE PRK8S Spring showers fell in all sec tions of Oklahoma overnight and more were expected today and to Although clouds may be gin to break away though were with reported the heaviest overnight precipita The Highway patrol said a heavy rain also fell at Temperatures may rise a little today and but cooler weather was due again tomorrow in the Athletes Listed in 4F Wont Get Call May The War department said today that professional athletes unable to meet the requirements of gen eral service longer will be in ducted into the This was interpreted to mean the end of the crackdown on profes sional athletes which began last December at therequest of James former mobilizes The Weather Pwtly cloudy in showers and thunderstorms jn east tonight slightly warmer ijprthesst and along east Ipwest temperatures 45 to 50 Pan handle to 55 tp 00 jn east Satur day partly show and cooler extreme and warmer tonight lowest temperature 66 to eo Sat urday scattered showers thun partly slowly tie in KANSASHPaytly leudy ffcpwwiand thundwstormR warmer egat tonight lowest tem pastures 40 to 46 60 to 65 Saturday partly cloudy Cancer Campaign Is Failing in Miami Unless citizens opfti their pock etbooks within the next 24 Miamis cancer campaign quotawill riot be met when the drive clpses Saturday City Chairman Richard Smith declared Because of limited Smith requests all persons wishing to contribute to the to call his telephone anc he will gladly call on all con on the Republican ticket in Payton was elected sheriff and served as the countys chief law enforcement officer until Payton held he office of county commissioner from the Southern district from July July He was a member of the Masonic lodge nt Survivors include his Charlotte Payton of the home four Skaggs of Of let don A Strict Mri rirti tanned To Crush Japan 4 War flashes May Chinese pushing back the on prsvinw front are fighting Wude to general an a r my spokesman said An AwMwn iriwy Communique de the and funnel for Japanese en the Hunan an a burned following on it Wednesday by 100 14th airforce bomb fn Elizabeth Payton of the home Joe Payton with the Army overseas Lee Payton of Tulsa and Floyd Payton of the home three Babe Lou Pay and Jess Payton of Southwest njid five Funeral services will be announc ed by the Cooper Funeral Henlein Commits Suicide To Avoid Czech Execution WITH THIRD ARMY IN May Konrad who before the war delivered the Sudelenland to died yesterday a suicide in a war prison It was reported at an American corps headquarters that Henlein slashed his wrists with a razor lade concealed under adhesive ape in a cigaret talking his own life Hejein reaped execution by the Czecho slovak He had been ifcnlenced to death in absentia by i Czechoslovak court in Allied military authorities said lenlein gave Hitler an indirect iervice which enabled the German irmy to turn and break the French Jaginot line The Magi ict line was built along specifica ions used in the Czechoslovak for ifications in the Sudeten moun After annexation of the Su etenland German artillerymen and xperts in specialized weapons radioed many months developing casementsmashing 12 Cats To Die If Will Isnt Found NEW May Velve yellow cats face execution nless a will which supposedly pro ides lavishly for them turns up in le effects of their deceased mis They were the pets of Grace Earleyville oni of the first women to conduct a gen eral law practice Her body was found yesterday by police in her Staten Island bungalow where the cats were keeping a death They clawed at The cats are in custody of the SPCA at the request of Public Ad ministrator James who is searching for a EISENHOWER TO ASSIST IN RULE OVER GERMANY FourPower Control Council To Block Underground 11 Activities By ELTON PAY May Dwight Eisenhower will the United States on the ourpower control council for Ger This was disclosed today in n War announcement of lans for part in occu pying The United States nit in the Allied control council vill be divided into 12 major divi corresponding generally to he ministries of the German cen ral Include1 be a special intel igcnce section to detect tnd ruthlessly suppress any Nazi inderground Eisenhowers role was agreed pon at the Yalta Big Three meet n S Lucius Clay will serve as deputy to Eisenhower and also will be deputy military governor for the de partment without amplify ing this latter a West was attached to the Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion until last when he was transferred to Supreme Allied The announcement said that niled States Navy and air forces had perfected over a period of many months and in coordina tion with the Russians and French a coordinated program to impose a stern military govern ment over all of Germany and to the policies agreed upon at It did of ficially area of Ameri can The creation of the Jrrtelligence section was a sample of this de cision for stern Each of the 12 divisions will share responsibility in purging Continued on Page Four Three Fighting Sons Home An unusual pleasure of having all three sons in service home on furlough at the same time is experienced by and Mrs A G of Mason is shown with her to jg James in service in the Pacific for nearly two years Jack recovering from frozen feet suffered on Western front in and Frank aviation machinist mate just returned from combat duty in the NBA Photo HIMMLER Trumans Mother WAR CRIMINALS 2 wTSJ Air Leader Avers B17s To Blast at Japs r By HENRY JAMESON May James Doo commander of the Eighth who led the first air raid on Tokyo predicted today that plane raids would be made upon The size of the American airforce operating against Japan will continue to be increased as airfields become are Doolittle said at a press conference He disclosed that the personnel of the Eighth airforce m England now numbered approximately men an and that another hadserved on a ro Goering Also High on List of Nazis Allies Will Try Soon May The White House bustled with preparation today for the arrival of President Trumans Martha alert and May I cnccrll for all her 92 plans SOME YANK TROOPS WILL GET RELEASES MAY 12 May Approximately soldiers will be released from the Army tomor row under the point rating system announced by the War department The discharges will take place at Army separation centers in various parts of the the department The first to be released under the new discharge will be drawn from soldiers with long overseas service who had been brought back to the United States under the rotation system prior to the end of the war in Europe for rest and Soldiers from all theaters are ncluded in the The Army said that all have high point scores based on the ength of Army time spent combat awards and battle participation A minimum score of 85 wints is required to make a sol dier eligible for Separation centers which will handle the discharge of the men are now operating at Camp Atte Camp Fort Fort Camp Fort Fort Fort Doug Jefferson ort Fort Fort ort Sam Fort Camp Fort and Fort Five more centers will be opened Heinrich Hirrtmler anc Her mann Goering all have been listed by the United Nations as war crim inals and there is strong possibility that Grand Karl Doenitz will also have to face trial for his The information about the rank ing luminaries of the fallen Nazi hierarchy and Hitlers successor in the surrendered Reich came today from a highly reliabje This informant estimated that between and Germans might be forced to alone for Iheir natiorrs atrocities if the proposed plan of pool punishment is adopted by the victorious Hess and Goering both are pris oners and both were Hitler depu Ihe hangman head of Ihe is a Ths machinery for determining the guilt of innocence of Ihe rankingNazis awails creation by the United Brilain and The issue was referred to Iheir foreign secretaries for working out These facts were learned how ever Trials under present plans will be on the theory that these will prove that lesson possible o convince Ihe German people of their Neutral nations will be de nied a place on the S Strong sentiment exists for the trial of Industrialists who used slave as well as those who formulated lie policies which made such conscription of foreigners The War Crimes commission has headquarlers here and has Hi mem Russia is not one of The commission has the power only to make recommendations which must be submitted to the govern ments of the members for ap It was established definitely that the commission regards as war criminals all those who di rected or participated in the poli cies which resulted in planned un slave con centration camps and organized Out of this strong feeling pre sumably was born the plan ad vanced at San Francisco by Sam uel presidential ad to the trial of or ganizations accused of Continued on Pugo Four to fly here from to spend Mothers day with her distinguished They will add their prayers to those of millions of other Ameri cans Sunday in Thanksgiving for viclory in Europe and in hope for early peace in the By solemn proclamation Truman set aside Sunday as a day of prayer when he announ ced complete and unconditional surrender of Germany last The White House said today that the President would go to the airport to meet his mother when the presidential plane arrives this Acting press secretary Eden Ayers told reporters the trip is Trumans first She is being accompanied by her and James the Presidents na val Ayers said that no definite time had been set as to the length of Trumans visit other than she would remain over BOWLES TRYING TO KEEP PRICES AT 1942 LEVELS May Price Administrator Chester Bowles today pledged 1042 retail prices for most reconversion com Outlining OPAs pricing policies for longscarce consumer Bowles lold a news conference Kverything we do in OPA must be directed toward making it pos JAP CLAIMS SAN May In ft totally unconfirmed Japanese imperial headquarters to day claimed to have inflected American casualties and sunk or damaged 17 ships in the Okinawa battle between April 29 and May f War Fronts Today 8V THIS ASSOCIATED CRESS and Putch advanced to southern edge of Djoeata oil army engages main Japanese garrison near Dnvao Sixth army moved swiftly in on Ino near army crossed mouth of Asa river on west coast of Divisions 24th Infantry fought Japanese garrison force near Davao 3nd and 87th infantry battled fiercely on Balete Pass ap 31st infantry consolidated advance on central dosed in RYUKYUS 1st Marine division made short advance oo west Okinawa 6th Marine division crossed Asa river on west 7tn 77th Infantry made small gain on east Okinawa sible for American enterprise and skills to produce a record volume of high qualily goods at low prices and high wages x x Nothing will more surely smolher the fires of inflation than an avalanche of civilian goods and Bowles said it is his that there will be few instances in which increases in retail prices above 1012 Jcvels will he neces and in such Instances the size of the increases will be rela tively We keep prices from get ling out of he and we must make certain Ihnl we avoid the kind of inflation and collapse that took place after the last Bowles that important changes have tak en place in the factors affecting production Declaring that in fixing price ceilings for theso items it will be necessary to weigh increases in costs of rhw materials and parts end in labor he said If substantial increases of this kind were to be disregarded and reconverting manufacturers compelled to shoulder burdens they could not the program Continued on Page Two AMERICAN UNITS LEAVING EUROPE Service Troops Are Heading Toward General Eyster Says SUPREME Allied Expeditionary May 11 Some American troop units already are on their way to French ports awl headed for the Pacific war under the re deployment it was dis closed here The first combat troops from Eu are not likely to reach the Pacific theater in much under six The first to go are service troops for they arc needed to pre pare the way for the flow of combat veterans who helped de feat Beside the service units already the have been acting deputy chief of Preparations for the shift began last he Service troops already are train ed and mostly will go to the Pa cific but combat troops will need to be retrained and most will go through the United A rcadnption training com which will be in charge of a senior experienced battle gen already is in this The name of the Rcncral cannot yet be This rcadaption training will take eight Some of Douglas MacAr thurs junior officers are expected to come to Europe to help in the readaption Japanese equipment will be brought here for the training pro gram both in France and Germany aivd American soldiers who already know a lot about fighting will learn about Japanese mcnt and equip Big Three Mail Get Together Shortly May London morning papers speculated today lhat Prime Minister President Truman aiwl Premier Marshal Stalin might meet soon to discuss European postwar prob In Washington While House aides said they had no information today ot any plans for a future meeting of the Big Acting press secretary Ebon asked when President Truman might meet Marshal Stalin and Prime Minister said hr had no information aloiig that Nor did he have any information on whether Churchill and the President might meet Doolittle said part of the Eighth airforces manpower and equip ment would be moved directly to the Pacific and the rest would be sent back to the United States or would be kept here indefinitely as part of the Allied occupation air He indicated that large num bers of Flying Fortresses and Liberators used in battering Germany would be shifted to the where they would he used in the role of medium augmenting opera tions of the everincreasing fleet of Doolittle referred to the Super fortress as the heavy bomber of the but in speaking of prospective raids on Japan he did not state specifically that he meant all would be Doolittle disclosed that the pres ent bomber strength of the Eighth airforce exceeded Liberators and number of operational planes on airfields today does not include a large number of others in repair and new planes in reserve hg Doolittle ever dispatched inone at tack was approximately last For every bomber we have at least two full he That is the only way we could have kept up the nonslop raids over Doolittle was asked what part he to play in the final phase of the war against the Jap he replied 1 only wish I He reviewed the history of the air war in stating that at one time losses approaching a prohibitive rate1 on the deep pene tration raids into the heart of Ger many threatened to restrict opera tions so much as to brinp the ques tion the ability of the airforce to make its Dday The situation was he bu the introduction of longrange American Mustang In the fall and winter of 194344 improved German tac tics and nore lethal armament increased the Luftwaffes loll of our bombers until we faced a very grave Doolittle The neutralization of the Luft waffe was not only a campaign against a powerful enemy but a race against It had to be done in time lo permit Ihe land invasion during favorable summer weather of Then early in 1944 longrange fighters which had been continu ously in devclomciit came into the air battle of German in sufficient numbers to win for us in Ihis pe Fliers Killed or Missing May Kighth today listed fighter pilots and bomber crewmen as killed or missing in action in the war in The seriously injured were num bered at Bombers lost in action totaled Truman Discusses Postwar Tax Plan May President Truman reviewed the postwar lax outlook today with op congressional revenue authori He talked with Chairman Ueorge of the Senate finance committee and Chairman Doughton 0NC of the House ways and means committee for 30 Senator George said Ihe Presi dent was in agreement with a five point tax revision proposal put forward yesterday by Treasury and congressional We gave the President the best information we had about the gen eral lax program and policies un der George MANY HIHLKS USKD NEW May American Hible society distributed younger men who gos pels and other Bible portions lur the largest in its it was announced of our greatest The efforl of all Ihis was manifest on Continued on Page Four Younger Men To Get Home Troops Believe May Iroops in probably all over busy with pen cils figuring out their indi vidual standings in the new jroiiiK hoiiK point system announced yes terday by the War Under the system for troops in Uie Euiopcan men sched uled to ffo home spe cial abilities prevent their being immediately those who have amassed a total of 85 points based on length of months number of depen dent batlle stars and doc In a random survey on soldier opinion in I wo main ob to the system were en countered That a mans agiand the number of his dependents other than children do not In most cases it will be the will go home because their combat ratings are generally higher than men who were kept in supply areas or head quarters jobs because of f   

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