Abilene Reporter News, March 12, 1944

Abilene Reporter News

March 12, 1944

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - March 12, 1944, Abilene, Texas BOX SCORE ON 6 RED CROSS DRIVE I County quota    $69,000.00 Contributions Saturday $ 3,065.91 ^Contributions to date $25,908.18Wt)t Abilene Sporter-lottos SUNDAYWITHOUT OR WITH OFFKSSR TO FRI VXDS OR FORS WI: SKI I Cl I YOl R \\ OKU) I XA OILY VSH C,()i:S"-B\ron VOL. LXIII, NO. 269 A TEXAS NEWSPAPERABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 12, 1944 -THIRTY-FOUR PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Pre** (ad United Pre** u.p.i PRICE FIVE CENTSBombers Spread Ruin in Sir Bernard Predicts War End in 1945 Muenster Raid Climaxes Best Air Raid Week Florence Hit HarcH5thAbsorbs First Time in Warikondlki LONDON. Mar. ll (AP) ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, Naples, Mar. II —( VIM - American heavy bombers American aerial might based in Italy hts unleashed in full LONDON, Mar. ll (AP) blasted military targets in force and variety today, hitting historic Florence for the first Gen. Sir Bernard L. Mont- Muenster, Germany, and the time in the war as well as the great Nazi naval base at Tou-gomery declared today tha Pas-de-Calais art a of France Ion in France and the railroad yards at Italian Padua. “we have got this war abso- today to cap perhaps the    most    A    savage    35-minute    running    battle    was    fought by    the j lutely gripped in a firm hold sigmticant week of the an Flying Fortresses and their escort of Thunderbolts during and the enemy cannot es- war and late tonight Axis- the strike at Padua. 22 miles from Venice, and returning air-cape. but he predicted thai controlled radio stations indi- men called it the hardest fight b> airmen (if this theater since lated that RAF night bomb- the attack on Regensburg Feb. 25. ors were keeping up the    tem-    The    Germans    apparently    sent    up    every    type    of plane    at po of the attack with new as- their command including rocket-firing fighters, and swept saults. Tile Paris radio failed to    comr in with Its regular IO pin.    news the fighting would probably extend into next year. In another confident expression. Gen Dwight D Eisenhower, .supreme commander of the Allied invasion forces, t-old graduates at the Renal Military college at Sand hurst that he hoped to meet them bulletln and the Luxembourg transmitter announced that it was das- Major Drive WITH FIFTH’ ARMY BEAUHHEAD FORCES IN ITALY. Mar. ll —(AP)—The American 4.">th infantry division has been in almost action on the Anzio beachhead since Jan. J4. it was officially announced today, and bore the lion’s share of the' task of turning hack the Germans’ second big offensive here. The division which fought across Sicily and up the Italian penin-to blanket the Padua yards with a heavy load of bombs and SMla almost to Cassino, landed It* against the American bombers in waves. In spite of the violent battle, the Fortresses were abl' soon. east of the Rhine. Montgomery, commander of British ground forces under Eisenhower, told war workers on a tour of tank and gun plants that: “I have not the slightest doubt that if the battlefront and home front really get down to it this year, we can get EISENHOWER WATCHES PRE-INVASION SHOW—Gen. Dwight I). Eisenhower. Com <iander-in-Chief, Allied Invasion Forces, points out a hit of interesting action to his dep tty, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, right, who also finds it a worthy subject at the tightly that next year we will jus American armored unit pro-invasion show ‘’somewhere in England ”. (NEA Telephoto). ing down because of the approach of enemy aircraft.” The Frankfurt radio then broadcast a warning that airplanes were reported in the alert area The ope rat ion of the American bombers was the 14th this month for w    „    the Allied heavyweights based in the thing almost finished—held sn Fl,2l,ipri crewmen said thai WvviT? •Nazi's Black Sea Line Cracked topple it over. "\t the end of this year, lf not cooner, ne shall have It just about right for toppling over," he added. Eisenhower told the young officers at Britain's “West Point that "A small unit of leadership will win Meeting no opposition from enemy fighters F rtresses bombed Muenster through an overcast, using navigational instruments, U. S. headquarters announced This transportation center is in Western Germany 35 miles from the Netherlands border. Liberators attacked the Pas-de-Calais area, where enemy emplace- RED CROSS FUND TOTALS SHORT OF EXPECTATIONS the forthcoming ground battle. You mcnts threaten the Allies' shortest must master your job, and master ulva ,on mute iiom Britain it quickly ”    '    Thunderbolt    fighters,    meanwhile Colorful Sir Bernard, of British -wept over occupied territories and 8th Army fame, who took a dav strafed airdromes and enem\ gun off from training the invasion force to inspect and chat with the men Major Highway Junction Falls if LONDON. Sunday, Mar. 12 (AP) -Red army troops fore-    Contributions to the Red Cross ding Co., Cox' MaH'fTM Factory Co..    ^ ^    .................. rd a spectacular now bridge-    war fund drive in Ta>1pr    count*    Abilene Boiler Works. Abilene high    sf,jf    a* Dunkerque    very    unpleasant head across thp wide Dnieper    Saturday night stood at $25,908 18.    school teachers and employes. Sun    But    we    are doing the    pushing    now,' river in the last 60-mtle    representing approximately    37 1-2    Electric Co., Sanders Appliance Co.    bp    __ IK retch held by the Germans    pPrrrnt of the $69,000 quota    Refrigeration Supph A Electric near the Black sea yesterday    Campaign Chairman Ed Stewart Co., Abilene Electric Co., Berry Ra- and captured tho district cen- said thP donations of $3,065.91 dio Shop. Cosby Radio Shop. North tor of    Berislav,    only    37    miles Jar    sj10|-t of expectations    but    Junior high school teacher and em- above    the    big    sea    port    of    that hp    is stlll confident that    Hie    plovcs- McCarty Manufacturing #hereon, Moscow announced , can DUsh thp t bv Co.. Abilene Area rent office. Tav-,    ’    county can pusn o\ei me top oy lor County War Price anfi Ratjon_ next Saturday night. The drive    ing Board. Dr. A. D. McMurrian of- leaders    had hoped to reach    the    fice, Dr. G. O. Wood office. Dr. W. R. C. Allen office, Dr. J. A Wolfe today Berislav is a highway hub for a' lAst four major roads branching out into the Ukraine “Unites of x formation forced the dnieper during the night t Fridav- and women making tools for the attack. was cheered when he remarked on the changes that had occurred since the days of Dunkerque. “I got pushed into the sea my- I Troop-Laden Jap Ships Sunk No bombers were last in tile day’s operations, but four fighters were missing. It was the third time that American heavy bombers have hit Germany without loss—the previous perfect records" having been set The Muenster bombers were the first all-silver Fortress group to attack Germany. It had none of the old dun-colored camouflage which has been dropped to save 50 pounds of weight All new ships arriving here are silver-colored, and old Fortresses are being stripped. nit'kp rose more th-m a mile high as thev left. A special air force an orn regimental combat team on the beach on .Jan. 24. two days atter 'he fir*-? landing forces went •' bore Another regiment landed noun cement dwelling on this Jan 29 and a third came ashore battle said that early reports ^following day. indicated both bombers and ,, 1^^,^!).'. 'n f af nnc'a .    ,    . responsibley of a section of the fightei s dost ion cd a utsgt ncachhead tinder tile command of number of enemy planes with a ma tor general from Indiana. Comparatively minor losses (ll .,bp 45th originally was composed their own. The attack on Toulon, the second in five days, was made bv Liberators with an escort of Lightnings and met comparatively light opposition and scant flak. Marauder medium bombers were especially chosen for the inaugural blow at Florence because their crews had been trained for precision work and had been instructed to take extraordinary precautions in wrecking the network of railroads without damaging the city's famed art treasures. First photographs brought hack from the raid showed hits on the railroad yards, locomotive repair shops and rolling stock and disclosed that no bombs fell closer than 1.500 feet to anc object of aillt oral significance, the Air force announced. ALLIED HEADQUARTERS. office and Southwest Products Co. Southwest Pacific Saturday, Mar 12 —ijij’ — Allied ground troops on halfway mark by last night. From Elmon Kerby at Tuscola came the report of $1,270.62 collected in that south Taylor town Saturday) and after a vigorous at- through yesterday. Tills figure, how-tack captured Berislav. district cen- ever will not be added to the grand ter of the Nikolaev region." the mid- total until it clears the local of-•    fice n<(ht Moscow communiqu* un-    hf knPW of Jounced.    thousand dollars that had been col- • Other Russian forces at the north- lectori in the county but had not Wastern end of the flaming 500- bern cleared through the WAC    rountv'waV‘.<93 over‘ t he top Japanese from positions near Tala- mile Ukraine front were reported shack headquarters on Pine street. '    5    ----- — still fighting in the streets of Tar- The days IOO percent firms and Fisher Is Over Red Cross Quota ROTAN. March ll- (Spi t Explosion Kills Sun Oil Worker Mat. Gen. John K Cannon, commander of the tactical air force, congratulated the Marauder groups for the Florence raid with the assertion, "You have hit the most vita! rail target left in Italy and .    ,    ,    vou    have it without min o    better    results. while Padua received another ,he priceless art treasures of Hie Jn fighfing nro,md Campo dt The raiders moved cits    carne    and in ravines nearer th* Padua, like Toulon s submarine Alban moun!ains (hp 45th has en- NEW TARGET—Florence became the new target in Italy for Allied bombers yesterday, >f men from Oklahoma Colorado and New Mexico, but this seetton-alism has been whittled away bv the constant fighting and todav the unit hns men from most of the 48 states. ll w,i* (he 45(h which bore the brim! of the fighting when the Germans made their second great effort to drive the 'hied forces off the beachhead on * eh, 16. On that dav two battalions lav astride the AI-hano road leading straight to tittie. They saw masse* of grey German infantry pour down the road, supported by tanks, artiller' and planes. For a time it looked as if the German* *might get to their objective. the German* drove * wedge Into the 4,'»th's line. but a detachment of British infant!' known a-. *he "Loyal.*” stepped into the breach and held. It wa* the British who almos$ entirely at) orbed the shock of th* first German drive Tile Germans* third offensive fell against a front held bv the American third dtvisio* pasting, upward toward Germany in the forays. pens, which were attacked a* ie- rountpred rough going but really a* last Tuesday, had >een glvPn better than it receives. raided frequently but until today _ __  _____ _______ Allied airmen had spared historic Florence, even though poundin enemy communications line* on all sides of live cliv The heavy bomber* plastered .sub marines and submarine pens at Toulon and covered factories and jxort Installations with a pattern of heavy bombs Twin-tailed Lightning fighters I escorted the big bombers and pro* I viried a strong cover which met but little enemv fighter opposition. Flak wa* moderate over the target, boo of artillery and other guns, ll contrast to the 1 aid earlier tip* $77,871,000 ot ammunition and $41.- 197 tHM> rd tanks awaiting the time they can tie moved into China for use against the Japanese This information was given Congree today in the quarterly report of Leo T Crowley, Foreign Economic administrator, on operations of lend-lease winch lie said aggregant $16,SM,OOO.OOO through December. It was the first of such reports to give so much detail of efforts to aid China Heretofore, the reports have lumped with India and AUS-oldest medium bomb group of the invasion bridgehead below Rome lraija wltpout making dear what has in the Red Crass War fund drive last night with Chairman C. J Dal- nnpol ,t .hr end of the third fey organizations list included Agricut-    reportlnt,    j7993    20    had    ot March 8-9 b, PT bfetv Jap.- M battle for the strategic rail town tural building. Jaca s Military store, b subscribed    nese barSf's carrying appioximateiy ^The Moscow communique and its Service Parts Co.. Cliff English Co.. Dalton pledged, at the outset of I 40 t 0 50 combat troops the drive, that Fisher countv would newly-won positions around the mn of the Bismarck sea had a breath- i iug spell, headquarters reported to- MARCUS HOOK. Pa, March I day. while American light naval    research    unit    of    the    Sun craft and planes hit the Japanese! companyR new 113,000,000 high with stinging new blows.    |    '    .    ,    .. „ im . Gen. Douglas MacArthur said four j octane ga.Mtline plant blew n troop-laden    barges,    either    bringing    night, killing two workmen and in    reinforcements,    or    evacuating j starting a    fire that raged out ot control for nearly an hour. Two other men were injured, one so seriously that he is expected to die. The    critically injured man. George C.    Brown, wa.* the only one identiiied immediately. sea airdrome on the north New Britain coast, were sunk the night supplement gave few detail* of the Zenith Cleaner . Fraley and Co., Russian crossing but for the first Draughon’s Business college, South-time spoke fighting "southwest western Peanut Co., Abilene Bed-anri smith of Apostolovo." oversubscribe its $7,990 quota during Hie first ten days of the drive. Newly-captured Talasea seized bv the U S. Marines Wednesday I Weapons Ready For China Drive WASHINGTON. March ll v-I'he rutted S’.nos has a huge stockpile of weapons in India —$14,381.- of Delaware county, who was at the alter a three-day battle is only 170 scene, said the cause of the explo-miles from Rabaul. The airstrip    had    not    been    determined 9 The Russians apparent!' crns-*eri from Kakhnvka which they * reached early last November after raring in swift stride* arross the N’agaisk steppe*. Bv yesterday’s short cut they won .un advance of about IO mile* •eastward from their last reported position on the west bank of the Dnieper In this Three Men Killed In Canyon Crash „Tb!    ,!!!!!    can    *Mlly    ^    Pu*    into    operation    by    A company spokesman 'Hid the v hen thev blasted railroad yards explosion occurred in a research pl- in Florence with what some fliers American Seabees There was no ground action re- jot bouse in which wink on hydroported near Talala, nor from the RUOric acid alkylation wa* being Admiralty island' in the Bismarck conducted The experimental unit sea whore American cavalrymen was ab(lUt 250 yards from tile main figure as sev eral < ommunities have j not reported. Dalton said. At Rotan, Lance Davis, local chairman, and Guv Patterson. Fish- EL PASO, March ll—opt—'Three    or county Red-Cross chairman, re-    ......... unidentified men were killed In the ported that the $2,800 quota Dad bavp    cleaning    up    Japanese    on    bjRb    octane    plant crash of a plane at the head of Mc-    bren surpassed bv more than $100    strategic    Las Negras island    |    — Kelligon canyon in the Franklin    The total collection bv Saturday    I    Along    the coast of    New    Guinea, mountains todav    night stood at $2,901.75. Davis said.    j    PT boats shelled the    big Japmne.se Municipal airport    authorities a’    Roby was aLn    over the top    last    base at Madang An enemy coastal arfa.    El Paso refused to release the names    tpf?bt with W D    Nezes local chair-    vessel was sunk off Gasmata. on of the victims until    a complete in-    man- reporting a    total of $1,419    sub-    the southern shore of New Britain The 'mops on tile east bank in vestigation could be    made. Victims    scribed as against a quota of    $1,-    The only ground action reported mis region had nreviouslv been part of the crash were all employes of    in the entire South-Southwest pa- K 4 \-> fckxn-th TTlp I*® 4t"ll a II fvnnt ll Cirl* t V'r I * • i I Ait* Dot cal o nrl tl*n ivlnnn List Passengers Aboard Gripsholm , Dixon Reports Bomb Accuracy Preserves Art Bv Kl NNI I ii I,. DIXON AN ADVANCE MEDITERR AN* Deputy Coroner John L. Clancy EAN AIRBASE, Italy March ll (A, ,    .    .    ..    m p    1    American    Mnrtuder    week    when    entl-.lrcrelt    fire    we —Three huge formations made good their reputation for pinpoint accuracy todav, said was "90 per rent destruction*' They did it, sn far as I could see. without dropping a single bomb on any other part of tile historic city where the Rennaissancr was born and which is known as one of tile mast beautiful in all Europe strong and accurate. F.arlv report* indicated that the German* Inst heavily In attempting Ie refleet the attack on Padua, over which there developed one of the biege*t aerial battle* vet encountered by airmen from thl* theater. Aground tn ttalv. there was patrol activity generally, and Lt -Gen Riding in the second flight of the Mark W. Clark after inspecting tin of the fourth Ukrainian front und- the Civil Air Patrol and the plane Gen. Feodor I Tolbukhan, and Was privately owned. An airport of-announerment of the crossing niav facial said it was twin-tailed and Indicate that the fourth Ukrain- twan-motored. The bodies were lan front forces have either begun burned beyond recognition Several or are preparing to join the three residents ot El Paso 'aid they saw 4$ner Russian armv groups ahead' a sheet of flame on the mountain aundina the sagging German sali-‘ «nt in the Southern Ukraine. These three raptured 28# localities yesterday and killed about 3.600 German* in rnntip-t, led gain* along the winding front. In one area. the late bulletin said, Red arm* guardsmen. “following their tanks through the sticky mud and carrying gun shell* on their should-»j»rs pushed ahead 13 miles during the day.” Among the gains reported bv the See RUSSIA. Page $. Col. 5 british Coal Mine Strike Unsettled aftei the plane crashed. The Weather DKP VRTMI M OI ( OMMlRt l VVI A I MI K Bl RI Al Rites Not Arranged For Hamlin Resident HAMLIN. March ll—Funeral arrangements for W B Myers. HR. who died here Friday night a’ IO    -    |clnnHc o'clock of an heart attack had not iOrOllHG S Given New Blasts I nfic war theater was on Bougainville island in the Solomons, where Japanese attacked the American perimeter ot Empress, Augusta ba>. The attack was repulsed the communique said, and IOO Japanese were killed. been announced last night. Mr. M'er* had been a resident of Hamlin seven 'ear He was born in Bosque county. Texa' Survivers include    his    wife; four ABH.FN I-    ANH    vn IMH:    i>artn    son*. 8 L. and C. W of Seabrook. Leon Of Ozona and R M. of Ham-    .... inc tomcat    Un: two daughters. Mrs Jim Nich- March 9. Adm Chester w Nimu/ M i S T. „ a1    »P,*r *1 r - ll    yi * * Vail *    ols of Ppcos and Mr' Orville Mc- announced tod ar night $ lid ai on d a,'    \ older tn north    ,    i.llr    thorp Ann mole,- m *«uth portion sunria'. Donald of Sacramento, Calif; a As on the previous da., theie t onsidrrahi'    < ..idrr    sund«' night wnil    sister, Mrs B F Harrison of Colo-    was    no    air    interception    bv    th<    Jap- m In I*, h i'n’c ’* u n a* n    i c*h t .*" * Win,‘,    rado Cit' and a brother. Lem    anew    who    have    be-n    pounded    reg- w i sI ti vt' F*»rti> iiondi    'linda'    Myers of Abilene.    tillrly bv American    somber* in tees* 'und.'' nifht And Mniil'. (nldrr    ----(Pnt    wrrgs "Damage    from anti- in l’anh»ndl» *nd rnn*idfr»hl' ««ld*r    '    eiioht    ’ llirvhtr# Sund*' Cnnlinnrd    mid in    •    ,    ^ .    •    aircraft fife va. Panhandle    (older    el«e«here 'linda'    JuflQCS iNamCCl Kaiser Denies AUSTIN, March ll T .Judges repatriates from France and Get many scheduled to arrive in J* rsey City, N J . on the motor ship Gripsholm about Manh 15. Thirty-five sick    and    wound* d prisoners of war and one sick and wounded seaman are al'o aboard the Swedish exchange ship which u. 8. PACIFIC    FLEET HEAD-1    ***    ^    l!"    '“'k QUARTERS. Pe.rl H.rhor, Mer. n    P»rly    «I14» A’, — LibPtalors    poinoc    American infirm].    Is s    Pmciniey Army Airforce .gainPinjP    Xuck An„,,,,,,,    nm,,,    dalleire and K usa ie in the Caroline island.    v. ^    jntirned when Mediterranean. I watched the declared “Thine* are in good shape whole thing coming and going up there; we have declared open The formation in    front    of us    srason    on the Boche,    and have vroused the freight    yards    as we    gjiird    many thousand*    of them entered the bomb run Bv the time Our men love it we were over the    target, their The    Allied air force    announce- 1 eased the names of 524 American bombs were sending huge    mush*    ment    declared “Florence is no WASHINGTON. March ll J* -The State Department today re- nlfhi "Oh frr»h I" n<c*\i«n*l *tr«n| ii un in Uhine Sunil*' nifht. I I Mn R ATI RTS at Vichy who wa.' German fort es occupied all France A group of 103 I .at in Americans, mostly officials, is also being repainted on the Grip*holm Bologna Visited By Street Fights March ll rooms of gray smoke up from the longer a annetuarv for militarv northern point of the triangular equipment Today it teased to be rail junction.    a place where the harassed enemv Hanging out over the catwalk of | could gather his rolling stock with the open I>omb bay of a B-26 little feitr of Allied air attack piloted bv 21-year-old Lf Jai k    < A    Vichy    broadcast,    heard    bv I arkin. Fairfield. Mon' . I watched CBS. said the rn ic) caused “imp »r-our bi" I COO-po’Hider break away tant damage a* Florence and th1* and plummet precisely on the    .Rome radio    declared Allied plan**.* southern corner of the triangle— had bombed the Rome area again our exact target.    today J Ll David J. Little. 21, bombardier. of St. Paul. Minn, left our bomb bav doors open a full IO minute after we cele,, cd our load pfgjqht Operates oi destruction strictly an unusual procedure since it slows the ship WASHINGTON. March 11-up in order to let mc e^erk the    Armv    announced    todav accuracy of the entire formation'.* highth Air Force service per centage lias gone to the Chungking government. By comparison with the stockpile is«iv* in China, lend-lease in three years ha' succeeded in getting into China onlv <15,58.5 OOO of ordnance and $22,203,000 of ammunition although aircraft, machinery and other supplies run the total of lend-lease aid to China through last December to $200,995,000. This total includes $25,419,000 of ser-vicer which w re not explained but probably include training of Chinese pilots in this country and of Chinese troops in India TronsAtlantic Air Bt- thf Executive Dies HOUSTON, March ll—T—Funeral services for Elmore Patrick Greenwood, 68. ct Dallas, pre''.dent of the Great Southern Life Insurance company, will be held at 10:30 at the home of his ommand f a ni Mont 47 It LONDON. March ll ^P'— Action 1 j* tnward ending Britain's roal strike tx hft a snag todav while apartment {* dWllei . in London bogan to shiver ,,, almost heatless buildings.    Ii ' Some 250 miners’ delegates met to pass upon baek-to-work recommendations for the 100,000 strikers, but returned to their homes withed! voting The miners’ executive round had urged an immediate return to job*. Sat, AM 4 ri u it 44 44 44 44 ii 4.S Wfi is 47 I* Hour I 9 a 4 * a i a a I    (* II i ” sn. rvi 4 r i t|1P second annual -'ate .'chonl NEW YORK March ll V bombing    m England ii*' inaugurated a ape-    daughter. Mrs.    William Sexton, wt88 Spurred in their commanding af-    rialTYansAtlantic a'r freight line to    Fh 1    E    M.    Munroe    oitc    anni    Bur- 1 Jeer's warning    that    “it    Is    better    supplement regular shipment* of for u* no* to    bomb    at    all    than ; high priority supplies bv the air miss this target,'’ ever' bombardier transport command wa* on the ball and ever'- plane The first flight aas marie Fed ' Coyle, 74 7.V 74 71 sa KS BERN Switzerlanr • /Fs. -Street fights in Bologna, a Is    Exhibits and Li'estoc)    Sli ow    to be    RPnrv    .I Katsei west    coat hip-    series of Parti an <”•< k II. I. !-    „.r It ri..    qua eel' on the lune-    ;■ Ti lien L* Col One VV »•    held here March    22, 23 were an-    builder,    today denied a    report that    erne and the threat of a new strike    lion of the    two kf' railroads wh'ch    Burbank. Calif took off from    W a- ll    nounced ’oday by    the    state    board pad    drafted a letter to stock-    m Milan marked the outbreak of    ha'e been    supplying both the    ark N. J., in a CB-24. * converted se    of control,    holders    announcing Ills    resignation    another wave of violence in North-    beachhead    and Cassino fronts    B-24 hea" bomber, arriving    'bree *1 E R' Elidaly of the Texas A A as president of Brewster Aeronau- em Italy.    —    and one-half ria'- later in the ii IM. Extension Service will judge I tical Corp.    The    Swiss    telegraph    agency    said    ,    ,.    .    _    .    I United Kingdom with a 8,000 pouna jai will be m Fore'* Park cemetery. Greenwood, who had been pre-orient, of the insurance company for 23 ' ca i s died today in a Houston hospital *3 dairy cattle He said he was writing a letter today Fascist Mill!sh were killed or Minister Dies load, flying by way of North Africa Ex-Wife Weds WASHINGTON. March ll F*—-Mrs Louise Cromwell AU ill, fur nish and Inn Ifmpfulurn In 8 pm. 75 and 4fi. Hi*h and low «am» dale lait jear, i,7 and I* sunAFl lao nnhl. 7 44 «unri*» thi* morning, 7 VS. Sanaet tonifht, 7 4S. A Sc M. Extension Service sp#- to stockholder' of the corporation, wounded in Bologna and cialists A. L. Smith and E. M but would not reveal its contenu thrown in several sections Regenbrecht will judge beef cattle immediately    I    Fascist    troop* were said and swine, respectively A K ’However. u< say I have resigned Mc A key, Fort Worth, vt ill judge as pre'ident is deadly wrong,’’ he sheep.    I declared. bombs Those with Covle included Lt Ira mer wife of General Douglas Mac Arthur, and Captain Alf Heiberg, leader of the \rmv Air Forces band. DALLAS March    ll— (JU — The    j    L. Sullivan., Hillsboro. Texas have    Rev Leo Johnston.    52, pastor of the    I    The crew aboard a    second    trims- started a search    of    tim    city    kill-    Oak Cliff Christ tin    church for Blore    port, which took off    ’lie following    were    mimed    todav    a’    me    h°m® ing    any persons    found    with    fire-1 thin ll years, died    here today.* Fu-    day. included P't.    P' lon    Sykes    of    'he    brides    mother,    Mrs.    K    T. arm*.    neral    services    will    be    held    Monday.    Dallas,    Texas,    radio    operator.    i    Siotenburv. ;