Abilene Reporter News, May 2, 1944

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1944, Abilene, Texas BOND BOX SCORE Aice Peorl Harbor April Quota April TOL. LXIII, NO. 321. MORNING WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT A TEXAS 3-Ll, NEWSPAPER ABILENE, TEXAS.TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1944 -TWELVE PAGES Associated Prea rim Rnh- actlon, with most of it '.n New Gui- nea and westward against objectives along a path to the Philippines. Hollondia Toll 677 NEW YORK, if ay ly Japanese have been killed FIC. May ert W. Douglas Jr., today said ions of bombs were dropped by Army fliers in April on Central Pa- cific targets and that "Jap Caro- line bases east of Tnik are very ef'ily completely neutralized." The acting commanding general of the 7th Air Force added that "the Jap air arm In the Central Brest-Lilovsk Is 115 miles east of the Polish capital of Warsaw, and about 80 miles northwest of Soviet land forces operating in Ihe Kowel sector. Seventeen fires were started nl the rail Junction anil enemy military trains carrying Iroops, ammunition and equipment left in flames, said Ihe broadcast-bulletin recorded by Ihe Sovitl monitor. One Soviet plane was missing. No essential changes occurred on Ihe land front, communique said, and on all sector; -i'aring Sun day Soviet forces wrecked 24 Ger- man tanks and destroyed 43 p'.anes The German high command like- wise reported a lull lr> the Scvas lopol, Crimea, and lower Dncste liver areas, but toid of cmblttcrei fighting on the Upper Dnester river presumably in the area southeast o St.inlslawow, and southwest 0 Kowel. The only mention of fighting I Romania came In a broadcast Bucr aresl communique which said Ax troops had repulsed Scvict attcmp (o capture an important heigh WASHINGTON, May Franklin D. Roosevelt sold today he president looks very well but c probably will remain at his mthcm vacation retreat another eek or so. The chief executive's doctors "are nxtous that he should not leave ntil he has really completed his. esl." Mrs. Roosevelt told her news onfcrence. Reporters asked the first lady bout the strike and subsequent 'overnment seizure of Montgomery Vard's Chicago store but she said he Is "trying to read back" to bring her Information on the sit- uation lip to date. She shared her press conference; with John Curllri, wife of the prime minister of Australia, who described herself as "a grass widow for a few weeks" while her hus- band attends a conference of Bri- tish dominion prime ministers in London. the at the Briggs manufacturing Co., i northwest of lasl. a rail ccnle n Detroit. which has been menaced for week Hampered by a walk-out of by Marshal Ivan S. Kor.ev's secon 1.000 foremen, the company Ukraine Army. if Connor Plant today as Ihe -pread to Ihe Hudson Motor Co.. where 600 foremen In four; plants left their Jobs. j Briggs foremen have been on The Wealher V. S. nF.PARTMFNT Of COMMERCE BrnrAIT ABII.FNF AND vilh ihowtri ind Nowhere gaining recognition for the assocli lion The Briggs company, with WASHINGTON, May 000 employes, said other plants] government's mass sedition trial of might bo forced to shut down soon ,30 defendants flared up today in a _______ of court citation against one defense lawyer and a con- because, there of Ihe work. the foremen out. not adequate supervisEon The report was broadcast by me ny on Japanese net" i German news agency DNB. which I by forces at since the I Pacific is steadily and o the it did not include "the hish 1 er of casualties sustained" by ,ago, General MacArthtr has just Dalmatian j announced. William Kcliy. NBC re- coast and on the Croat-Serbian porter said in R broadcast from by forces a sn American landings ten days '-Marshalls o the numb thc partisans on the border. New Guinea tonight. Japs are sealed and cffectivc- rjUAranlir.ed." Rumors Pop Again LONDON. Tuesday, May 2 -'AV- A military mksion from Headquar- ters of Marshal Josip Broz iTilo) arrived in London today to confer with Allied loaders, renewing specu- lation that the Balkans arc not lo nuAvanUr.ed wiion me The April'bomb load was a record I be considered out a posib'e scene for this atesu of invasion operations. lempt fine for another. Then chief justice Edward C. Either dismissed Ihe jury antt automatically sent Ihe csse back lo the point where it started Wo weeks The federal jurist sent prospective Uirors home because panel wo'.i'.rt have expired at midnight and i there was no chance to complete a jury before then. A new panel will be called Wednesday. tt L ill It fit lem- EVST TTVAS: tinner. and inltrrrd Ihondr tx- .ipl nn rout. and RIs Grande fos. AM Sun. HOVH San. PX MOB.. I f.! I S M 7 :B M lllth law le I and M. Itlcn lew Sanifl I Snnriie Saoxt nprralaiti It 9 p. m. ami tali litl Karl motalnf; ;