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   Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - January 21, 1944, Abilene, Texas                                 ^ WAR BOND SCORE 4th War Loan quota $3,245,000.00 Sales Wednesday    6,843.75  Sales this month    170,285.50  Shortage    3,074,714.50  Wi)t Abilene    MDMING  WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKE iCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS El' GOES'-Bvron    -  VOL. LXIII, NO. 218  A TEXAS a-ii, NEWSPAPER  ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, JANUARY 21, 1944 —EIGHTEEN PAGES  Associated Press ÍAPJ Vnitcd Presa (VJ'J  PRICE FIVE CENT3  4 V£ r  i.  Berlin, Rome BaUered Again  Believe Other Areas Blasted by Bombers  ^lanes Downec  NOT TOC) LONG FOR REDS—Through this vast area— roughly from Leningrad to the mouth of the Dnieper—winds »be 1,500-mile long Russo-German battle front, a' line the lMa7.is have found too long but the Soviets seem to like.  ■Nazis Lose 44,000  .eningrad Drive  iree Nippon Supply Ships Go to Bottom  ADVANCED ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, New Guinea, Friday. Jan. 21 (AP)—Allied airmen .shot down 33 Jap-ane.se planes and sank three enemy supply ships totaling j 10,01)0 tons in blows rangmg from 'Wewak. New Guinea, to Rabaul. New Britain, Gen. Douglas MaeArthur’s headquarters reported today.  Tlie lioavic.sl laid wn.s on Ihp aircinnnes. slippy dumps and anii-aircralt positions at Wowak and noighborinu Boram. Fiity Liberator heavy bombers hit Boram \vi*h 133 tons of cxposivr.'^. without in-tci-coptian Wodiiosdii.w The day br-fore lOO AUird fighters shot down 12 planes ior sure and probably two more from the 50 to 60 .lapanesr interceptors that rose to rhallejine the attackers over Wewak. The Allies lost three planes.  Hitting: a(;ani al Ihp rnrmy plane and shipphiR renter al Kabaul. where Allied planes from Ihe South Pacifir command sank nr damaj'cd riRht ships Monday. Mitchell Medium bombers with fishier es-rorl bombed and straffed To-bcra airdrome, one of three fields guarding Ihe ccnter, downinj; 21 enemy interceptors affainsl a loss of two of the raiding planes.  STAMFORD'S LAST CIVIL WAR VETERAN, R. W. RANSONE, DIES  STAMFORD. Jan. 20.—'Spl.> — R W Ransonn 04 la.st confederate veteran of Jone.'« county, died Thun^-day morning at his home. Fnncral lîlans. under thi* direction Of Bar-rcw funeral hume, are awaitlnK word from a ei ;indson. Cpl. Robe: t Llovd in Florida.  Mr. R,ansone was remarkably active until about a month ago when he became too weak for his daily walks downtown. He w'ould have celebrated his nSth birthday April 2.  He always lo.kecl forward to attending the confederate reunions and attended the last m 1942. He also celebrated the 75th anniversary of Oettysbiirg battle at Gettys-bure. Pa , when the old soldiers of the blue and the may met. He was u great favorite oi Stamford child-w’ho. many years ago. started holding a birtiuiay party for him. It started so long ago that some of the children wiio originated the plan have been sending their children fo t)îe annual paiMv.  The \eteran was born April 2. 184Î). in Calhoun. Ga. He served in the civil war in his father's company. Smith's regiment. HoweU's division of the-SiNth Georgia milita, as a lad of 15. Tt was during the closing days of the war when the company was composed of old mi*n and young boys. Both the father and .son wore captured but later e.'-caped.  Mr. Ransone has been living in  i.()()0-lon Japnne.se ainrmmition ship received a direct Ini and blew up and a 2,000-ton freighter al.so Catalina patrol pianos raught a ,mall convoy Lorongiiu, on tne northeast t ol AciiniiMlty island, Tuesday night.  Night pat  island.  Hal  ratuig a ba\  Lions Pledge $730,335 In 3ond Drive  Launching thrir paii of thr Koin'lli War Lt)an fli t\i\ local Lions club mcmbcM's Thufsdav ' plcd.tiod S7H0.;i;i5 in war bonds. Spi'aker for the o.<a.'-ion was CiooTgo R. Jordan of Dallas, past president of Lion^ International, who outlined the hiNtor\ and iin-: portanc«' of the organi/ation from j i])f' beginning of the club 26 \eai>  Fourth War Loan drive speakers over KUIif today  LONDON, Friday, Jan. 21 (AP)-Royal Air Force night bombers hammered Berlin last night, it was officially announced early today, in the eleventh massive attack on the greatest of German targets since the extermination campaign against the Reich capital began Nov. 18, 1943.  The German radio said that 21 bombers were shot down—a statement which was not confirmed from Allied quarters.  [ The attack, in wliicli a lu'avv forcc of Canadian bombers I pai t icipat('d. adrird In apprdximatrly 14.000 (long) tons oE I bombs prt'viousI\- dropped on the Clrrinan capital in 10 major I assauits which have laid waste more than half the city.  A continrnial radio blncUotit last night suggested that a strong force of niglit honihers was out. probably hitting more than one target. Kirst announcement of the Berlin raid came from the (ierman radio.  Stamford sincr ino7. His son. .lul-inn A find his wife, havp been here with him .*iince last .spring. A granddaughter. Mrs. G W Jones of Dallas, a grandson. Cpl. Robert Lloyd. Florida, two great grand* children; a brother, George Ransone of .Mlanta, CJa , and a sister. Mrs Marv Fain oí Calhoun. Ga . also survivr.  Dean Waller 11. Adams. A( l\  7:10 a.m.; Dean \V. K. McDaniel. McMurry. 11:10 a.m.: and Supt. 'red K. Kilwards.  Tu.seola, R:20 p.m.  ago. He compiled the efforts iif ■  (he Lion member?; and :h<nr place I in the war program uiuler hus sub-,Hci. I.ion Education Terming Llonusm one of the wtnlds great-e.sl fellowshiiv^. he eniiinei.ued also the contributions to the war ef-  '"j'uclBP c M, CBldwrli, rh.-,irman!    'fid of Ihe war a,i>ainst Berlin, and the  Of the Fourth War u»an driv«', | Cicrinaii radio indicated that the attacking force had an ideal s|x.ke briefly at tlie close of Ihe: night t(i carry out tiiP assault.  1 Doscribitig tlu' blou-Nov members for the pa.vi two    doclarerl  week.*: ha\f included Parker Bond.  Germans Destroy, Give Up mportant Town, Minturno  ALLIED HEADQUARTER.Sl Al- - w.-is a pnmarv nblrrtlvr of tlip nfw lilcr.s. .Ian. 20 ■-...J’,— Bnu.^h triw.p:. AIIliil ..riruMVi- laun. hrd .M.iiida.v have driven Nazi rtcfciideis trom ihr ¡iiiilii at throe poini.s bci(>s.s ihr  LONDC).\, Krid.Ty, .Ian. 21 (AP)—The Red army toppled IJie aneient bastion of Novgorod yesterday on the sixth day vl' a northern offensive which has eost the Germans 44,000 men, and also trapped an undetermined number of Nazi troops 111 the Strelna corridor southwest of Leningrad, a Moscow iiiilletin aiitiounced todaw  Ihn in)lllira.--t    (if Nc\  -sani: a    Jnpnnr.'^r  Pilots rctuimng from n Wewak reported  the  Ciiiinea.  hill.  raid  Itnmrl  hmhl\  head-  ih(  îïar Casualties iotal 141,000  WASHINCiTON. Jan. 20 - /Ti— Casualties totalling more than 141.-Oiid ha\e been suffered by tlie Am-rrK-an armed forces since the start  j "some of the riieiny |>iloi I skilled and atigre.ssive. '  . fjuart« rs .'»pokf inaii said He em-phasi/.ed thai Ihe nature ni rnemv 'air actinn nuainsi Allied plane.s ui-! dicated tha- thr rnmn mrlorce Mill 1 lia.'< iiiudi ol lUs IiiM icain .--UU ni Gen. K. A. Meretskov s comiiat. armies of the Volkhov front captured Novgorod, 100 miles  'lllP lilU\il ov Anii.v i-.i.sualtir.-, December 23. a? week by Secreta However, this t  T\  r-all summary of ■as 105.229 through announced last V' of War Stin^son. ital included onlv American Army I Italy announced at \v. and m the last week the ti»tal lor the Italian campaign ha', increased to 19.210.  The Navy has reported 35.2f>7 rasunltios .‘Jikt the start of ijie n all Us branches — 25.225 ‘ Navy. 0.590 in the Marine Corp.s and 442 in the Coast Guard.  The totals are divided a.% follows :  Army • casualties, all theaters, ^nrough December 23 — Killed 16.-Tl<), wounded 38.916. missing 24.067. prisoners of war 25.415.  ^.^rmy casualties in Italy fo date - Killed 2.985. w.ounded 12,504. missing 3,721.)  Navv casualties ~ Killed 11,976. *f)unded 3.136, missing 7.778, pri-l^ners 2.335  Marine Corps — Killed 3,193. wounded 3.763, mis.sing 686. prisoners 1,948.  Coast Guard — Killed 316. wounded 78. missing 47. prisoners I  southeast of Leningrad on tlie road to Southern Estonia, by an action officially described as a "skillful outflanking rna-nc'u\ ei.” Premier Marshal Stalin saluted the impoiTunt victory with an order of tlie dav last night.  On the liOningrad front other armies under Gen. Leonid A Govorov. attacking southwest of L/Cn-ingrad and .southeast of Oranien- J in th< t:aum on the Gulf of Finland, were | i<outh c d<('lar^d to have joined lorces ’o Ciuiiiea .'^eal oil for anniliilation the Cler- |  Thunderbolt. Liffhlning and Kiltyhawk firiUers tangled with the Japanese interceptors over Wewak. and ihe formations broke inlo small fichliuc ehis-lers from li.iKMi to 25,000 feet abiive the gKuind.  Important town of Minturno, t miles Irom the Garigliano river, il German Jiiuh rommand announct todiiv, as a biitrr give and ta.;< battle raged along a se\en-ni front on the Italian west ccjast The Na/.is said that Minturn a kev communications (enter, u. lo.st to It Gen Mark W C\ur\ advaiK ing force.s after h;i\.nu •completel\- de.siioyed' The tnu  Winnie Enters Border Dispute  rhill  ^almy January Day Not Unusual Here  Yesterday was a nicc balmy da.v with a high temperature of 72 de-  ^ But. at that it was just a typi-{•:i\ January day at it.s best and not n iPcord by any.means. The high teinpei .tt ure for the month in 1943 an degree.s. recorded Jan. 23. and 'he previous year. 79 on Jan.  The all-time high for the Tnonth i'. 90 degree.s. recorded in  inn.  On tlH the high i/i<> Jmv ^eek at:«-  same date a ^ear ago. a<> only 52 degrees and as 18 riegiees. Just a the low was 16 degrees  " r»*- 3:^ onr domor  Uuiu uxe low  ii.ans (aught in the .‘SO-squai .Strelna corruioi'. which ran north from the Krasnoye Selo sector »o tne Gulf of Finland.  'I'he Ino lied armies lOR-elher were shaping a massive trap for 250.000 other Germans fighting in a salient southeast of ¡„eningrad.  The latest Soviet communique <lisclosed that the Russians under Govorov wore only nine miles from Krasnofvardeisk. a railway junction.  Junction of the Soviet Torres at a point about 20 miles southwest of Leningrad trapped the Germans In the Strelna area.  Soviet airmen dealt heavy blow.s to German e.scape roads, and the Ru.ssian Baltic fleet warship.s shelled the German coastal lines as the Russians crushed ahead with accelerated power.  The only other important action mentioned in the Moscow-broad-ca.st communique was a iignt ••North of Khristinovka” in the Lower Ukraine, where the Russians .said troops under Gen. Nikolai F. Vatutin .still were beating down heavy German counter-at-tack5 aimed al .^itemmnig a Soviet strike toward Rumania. A total of approximately 2.000 Germans were killed and 32 tanks destroyed in that area, the communique .said. Early today the Moscow radio also said:  ••The Germans have been driven far away from Leningrad. German forces are bleed-Inp profii.sely. They arc panle-strieken under the Ihrenlenlng  I free    I’uge 13, Cu. 1  The Liberfito;v hud their h^.mb.v : on Boram. ¡inri ' hen ill'“ big plane.-, i departed l:ir;;e fxi)loMons were | mushrooming trom the supplv liumps and the i iitiK- area was ci>\-«‘red witli .^moke which ro.se 5.000 feet and could b-' •'^e. ii toi 90 mile.^ \allev, inland and icr Japanese New h..;,c .1! Madaim. I'.f boiiibt'f' dumi)r-d pio. i\e.>- on enem ■lie Upper Fan  -7’—Pr-.inr ¡•eil into Ml.'-. Ois.Man-Poli.'-li i)oi-anc! with Fok'UIi conferied uitli i!ic Poli.sh governmriit  LONDON.  Minister Ch CU.s,''10ll ol the der fti.^iiute tr)cl;  Secretai Eden leaders ol tlv in Lx)ndon.  Cliurchill and Fden saw pren Stanislaw Mik<)la.)c?:yk and Fore Mini.- ter Tadeu.s/ Römer to div th(‘ t roulilesoine i.s.sue, wliuii seemed to be at an impass- a .su(fc.ssivr jiuIjIk •‘tatí-iiK-nt s h\ Mosfow and Polish London  lower Garighano  While the Nazis conceded iMiiitnrin»‘v fall, the .\llird command announ<'ed rapture of tiie villages of Argenlo, at Ihe mouth of the (irarigiiano: Tufo, a mile norlheast of IMinturno. and Suio. sevi*n miles up ll»e (larig* lianii from the coast,  .Snice ilinr initial landing,'- nri the «e.stojn bank of tlie river under lover of a smoke screen, the Brlt-)>h ha\e rnc<»unii-ird a sti‘ad>' suc-le.'-'ion of minetu‘lds and sheets of machine-gun and artillery iire The Aiunuu 1 mountains up which they are fighting ri.se at points to 3.000 feet  All Allied spokesman said the attacking troops had gained firm [ios,scss](jii o/ (heir bridgehi-ad.s and were j)ressing stcitdily into the eu-emv tortificatious.  Briiish reinforiemenis were pouring across tlie c(»ni lict. which  P Clark. Gorman Kenle\. .lohn A. Ponder W H. Hand. G A, Wall. R. A Bible. J Malcoin .\nihonv, A F, Bla(k. W M I^wis, C.iovcr Brock, Ike Jay and E. L.. Thorn-  Reports 1 1 Percent Of Goal Subscribed  WASHINGTON, Jan 20    —  War Bond salc.j, credited to the Fourth War loan totalled $622,000.-000 t.hrnugh la.*;t ihght. oi little more than II per <-enl of the .<.S.500 000 000 goal .'^et for individ-uaI purchase,'-..  The figure, cinbra« ing .sales .since Januarv 1 alilioimh the drive tlld not open iormall\ iiiuil Tuesda\. wa.v jeputted to wai loan hi-ad-quarters loniglit by S<-cretary Mor-genthau from Cinc innati, wheie .le wa.s scheduled to .sp<-ak.  Allhough toin) ^‘>»1 of tliedir.r IIS S14 OUO.OOi) iKKi, the in.st two j V. f ('k.s ha\ e i)f( n cjr'^otod e\. lu-j.M\i-l\ to sale.s to iiuHvidUiils Sui)-1 .scnpiions from coriHiratlon. insni-joncc“ finns and n.ss<»( lation.s will I nnl be* rrpiMied imtil aflej h’el) 1.  i Red Sells Million To Shipbuilders  .‘''kelion (Ic.od i of iiioir llian Foiiilli Wai M  'Hie rai)i(l-I makf"- .^lnrI K :■ v r-t ri idi.s 11 oiii in Temple i: Hou.ston Hid ;  At Hoii, tnii la'Kin.  IS a "iei ror raid,“ the German broad-nf th(- weather, German authoritie.'j had expected major bomber formations would make an attack and as a result Ihe ack-ack clefcnse.s were effective to the lullest extent from the start."  Brc>ad<asling it.*i cUiim.s bombi-rs wer«* .shot down in diMiH t.- (if Berlin alon«'"  The tiernuin loni; wave transnutter and the Lvixembourg radio station sliut down for the' second time last nigiu before midnight,  Thi- Rome radio Rnnounce<i an ,Mhed an attack on the outskirts of the Mahan capital at 2 30 P M \eMerda\ the scuond m two days—and said the a.ssault caiused heavy damage and tnan\ dead and wounded.  Thus. f<tr thr first lime In the w»r Rome and Herlin were reported hammered by .MHed air forees on Ihe same daV.  An indication of ellher the .sire or the scope Af the RAF niichfc operations was neen In thr fact that hroadea.stlnp sintlons at Pragruf) and \Varsaw were amoivi; those included In the eontinental radio blackout.  In ({(N'laring t hai ta and Mngv;lore i|\ta the atta(k was diie(i weie badlv .^ma.shed  wa\e,*^ of .Mlied planes smashed the Preneslina. Por-'ers of Rome f(ie Na7i-(vint tolled Rome radio .sftlrl ed at Ihe important Termini railroad yards. These n the fir.si atta«ks on the Italian capital but since  help  ednn  wiu  ];<'igh teamed with Ml ( 'kisk^’V Hospit .»I -I niiiht t/> vi.'-i; Mil! piants. Shipbuilding rorpii-iKUved $4'il Onil Hi swing .shilt in 1.^  Tlie German news agenc v l)\Il said heavy damage was done to Rome suburbs ¡md many «lunen ;in<l rhililren were killed In a “terror altark" vesterday and tiiat manv more rastiallies were caused in a second raid early today.  Mh'‘fi hfM(lf|u;i11 *M s hi .Al-if’i's tn s rotnniunKpie said heavy bomb load.s weie diopped upon the Ciainpiiio andiomes and the nearby Clnto-«rlle aiilicld vc-.'inda\ l)ut made no mention r>f a iu*w attack on Rome.  Dunnic the rin\ ruugeci little Beau -1 ight ei s of the British coastal com-iiianiJ    a . on<» ntration nf enrjnv .s)nj>pnig off the Norwegian  roa.si vfMiiik; ! n c lo a iiuMhuiu-,-i/.ed nuMchant ship and leaving another (iiMicil vutii a pall of smoke- and p(xssiblv .scoiing s torpedo hit on a t hircl  The atta«k ua.s prc.'v^cd hoiiu- anain.st intense anti-aircraft fire frO}n shore iinitcries. tlu- an inlmstr\ saifl but that not a single flght-  rmed escort ships  ship‘s  iiiiinuecl  t iie  inlmst r\ saifl but ,ei< hani vcs.sf'ls .several nuagoment  (cild weathei  In the minutes progre.ssing  New North Burma Air Drive Opens  It  mile I ”70 t ons ort h 1 posit ions river.  Marshalls Blasted In Renewed Bids  PEARL HAHBOK. Jan L>n- .I’i— Bombers and li;¿iiiers of tlie .-Vmer-i Seventh Aiiii;. An Force made four attacks on Jai>ane.se shore installations. airtic Ul.s and shipping the Marshall islands oi 19. rounding out two wicks ol daily lungos again."! .itolis north of the American-held C-iiuert islands.  Four American planes were lost in the new raids, s.iut ilie announcement at Pacific lle'-t heaclquartors, although there v.a.^ no mention c)f enemy air intoi< rpi ion. The raiding planes were shot down b;. antiaircraft fire whi<h still appears strong despite the sustained bomoing raids.  Two .small Jai)an'‘>c: shij)s were damaged at Jaluit atcjll, attacked by Warhawk fighter planes yesterday.  lull e\cn dui ing hi. :«•< ' i c-onvale.si-c-nc«' in the Midolc kc'p’ 'Acil posted on the Ru---i; Poll'll situation and while the; conlerreci with f>iesident l-jUi;'! Bencs of the Loiuion C/.cm ho.'-.Slo\ ;i  'Ihf British govniunrnt ki.oui to be willnm to act as incdiatoi alonu with tin- L'nited State il ii,-vite<i b' both ))arties Poland luu* proposed sucli mediation l)ut tm Soviet go\ernnient has not support-18 & . ed th< move  It is generali', believed that at attempt will be made to carr-. oi ne;;ot la t ion.s t li r o:jg(i t hn'fi i>a rM»” without any ptitilic statement.':  ; disclosed officially tliat •Monday night's smasii across the (iarigliaiH) was aerompanietl by an amphibious operation thal landed .Mlied troops behind the enemy’s lines on ibe (iulf of (iaeta. This force presumably parlieipaled in Ibe rapture of the coastal village of Argen* lo.  Says Nazis Treat Prisoners Properly  I NKW DKI.in Jr  \ llfd g: oiukI fon e.s ' hind h»-a\ assawl' e.v of A rue I :< a n h'' , bombei s ;;h \ e opi i  0    >r At-  lUiK up I»'-.sMoiIg loK -und medium  1    new Noi III  itiflen* report -  point.s  THE WEATHER  '.A Cîerman rt, ed that Americi ing landc'd at s Ihe Gulf of Ga no indicaticjn from .Mhcd scnnces that American units were Involved in the new offensive i  For the third straight day tlie entire- Allied air forces — strategic as well as tactical - coik ent rat<-d Oi) de.stroying Na/J airfields and communications in Italv Rome was I iscdaled from the nt.rth bv railway. and German airfields were i.Mibjected to such teriifie aerial bar-I rages that tlie Germans had scajc e-Iv any fighter strength left to combat the waves of Flving Fortresses. Liberators and mefhum bombers.  (    f rtdn *  No Freight Ruling Seen Within Year  WASHINGTON. .Jan 20 —  Il may be more »han a year before the Interstate Commerce Com-mi.ssion hands down a imai ruling on southern and we.,tern freight rates, which leaders of gions say di.scnmuiate i OBStern manufacturers. ?  .source said today  The ICC .source pointed ou* that there are two ra-es before the com-mi.ssion involving regional freight rates, and said they are the largest cases in the history of the '•'•jinmi:. i' 111 \ ri) \ uv.: htci all'.’ inil-  \  littlr irmp^ra tu re  ".. Mass Drowning of |;!Civilians Charged     NKW YORK    .Ian 20 A      Sv.edi.-h Y .M    (    ol f 1« ia I who      1 e.entl-. VI. IK        : n.air. said tooa-. )«a:r-(i to be up-      iKilding the i i* i        a ifiiiventlon with      respect tf) n«-;'        icni of American      pri.sou'-rs o( w'l    11          'Hie nifi, II"        ve ndef|uate fnoct      find have !iin,    pie    opportnnit v foi      sport.'- stiifi'. r    f liL:ioii-< .srrv iciv-- and      entei tainnieni.    H    ■ ii:o Cefleriii ' n as-the World As.o-      ciantin ol the    'j'    M C. A . lold ft      pre.s.v eoniei cjm              Cedorgren s;i    lUl    that nt oifiiers'      , c ami).^ lUd Cm        food packaues are      , re<eived hi sii    111    ■ ic-nt quantii-. so      ! that till- pri.son    *•1,-    have jusked their      fîiptoî'; *o •• ip        ' -lerii on!' w'i*h      ; bread pfitaioes        id hot wai* r      At Stalag Mi    a    non-comm i>-sioneil      men .‘Î camp whir i    I h^ did not Irx ate      g‘-o'/l aphicalh.        M'le were 70 000      pri'^cinc'r.s in< lu    -in    ■ V t t)00 Ameru ans of a 23-vear-oid      . Aniei it Hjt ,se; t:*    ■an    Î Cedorgren saio      'I'he pi'isf)nei>-.    f    oinposed of ,«;ome      men taken In    'I'uniMa. engaiten in      1 rf>ad work, fi  „ t ,        1 work, buiiduig     fir  Of Tain moM- U ka wng trained ea.stwai  l,edo r(  poL-.if,oi; Ifi 'he Np H :nii'.' southeast Fa: • ■ tel n hordei he , / I,, low tiie H;:- ; - ui w tiei e .AmerK an- 't in I (lojis a I f driving ne, ■ t OU' e of the New w ;i.  I Girl Guerrilla Has (  I Substantial Record  .SOMI-:WHERE IN EGYPT, Jan. 17 -i)i h.ved.-- t' A 17-year-old Deinw. ian girl who says she killed 12 (WTiiiiins mid .she doesn’t know h(iW nian\ I'.dians in two years of [uhiniL! nc'Hi her home, has beer lui-ki'. n;-rLiiiiined •'Annie Oakle ,I .Spi;i O' Alhed .soldiers .Statioj -•<1 at n (..rn > of '»'ugofilav refuge- -  Her r».-: name Is Anka, Which ran.sl;*’.<! mean.s Annie, and she ’-s oe of . . mos: I Olorful personah-les m; ’¡I..- tented desert camp .’^ot fnsf }iaven m the^^ddle war-sni.ken Yugoétìiya.  oungster .With  1 nnir Anka had fought COn-uo t.-^ly with the guerrillas in the ;.:nborhood nf Split since' she - 1.5 years o'.d the age all eligible :»isan children poln the Army.  Help the Nation Fight Inflation  DON’T SPEND IT  LEND IT !  Thirteen Killed In Plane Crash  lliosf re-favor of high ICC  v.prraturrs  LONDON. Friday. .Jan 21 .T—  The Moscow radio in a bioadcaM recorded heie earlv todav bv the .Soviet Mfini’or iJi;u;^ed tJie (iei-mans with the mass drr)wnuig o(  Jhftusands ol Russian noii'ombat-ants m the Crim''a  In a .special ijroadcast supple-ment to the Ru.ssian commimique the Moscow quoted German Lance Kearir. Air Field Corp. Joseph Uuoldker as savnig district reported ton; that the Germans, iiiuler the pro- The Navy said lo text of evacuating the Crimea, nine cnli.'tefl men w< herded thottsands nf peaceful in-    crashed in  h;>bii;inUs onto Ijari e    th'nn ;ihro.ol v r-re ' r;? pffi  lu uiL    sea and dn,- .ed them, a«'• ••'J drlai«-. 'Acre  20  •SA.S DIKiiO Cali:  —'nuitern persons were killed to-da\ when a navy B-24 Liberator ra.sheci f»n a takeolf at the Camp he nth Naval i^ht.  11 oliicr'i.v and  ■1C aboHid The );.jnr.- and al) 11 -ÌM wreck-available,  (ffi)  Put it into War Bonds, vvhich' Check inflation, mfike ,you rich.   

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