Abilene Reporter News, May 7, 1944

Abilene Reporter News

May 07, 1944

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 7, 1944, Abilene, Texas BOND BOX SCORE Since Pearl Harbor $16,824,559.75 ^ May Sales    $    35,455.25 VOL. Lglll, NO. 324. Zht Abilene sporter-Ste SUNDAY WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKE"! CH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS lf COES’-Byron_    — -ABILENE, TEXAS, -THIRTY-EIGHT PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 1944*.-** frm    WIW fw rUJ^^FlVEC^NTa Balkan Bomb Blasts Continue A TEXAS NEWSPAPER FRENCH LANDING BEACHES 60 OOO Jags NEAREST BRITAIN BOMBED Given More Punishment LONDON, May 6—(AP)—American Liberators and Marauders cast 1,000 tons of explosives on the 100-mile stretch of landing beaches nearest Britain today, and a U. S. fleet of perhaps 750 Mediterranean bombers smashed five Romanian rail cities handling German traffic for the Russian front. Carefully selected German anti - invasion installations! were hammered between Calais and Dieppe on the French coast just across from1 Dover’s chalk cliffs on the    '    H^IrAriAr 22nd straight day of the fu- |\|Q71 |||jOriGl nous aerial offensive. Local Officer The Axis-controlled Paris radio pirst Lt. W. K. (Kenny) Kerfoot, said many localities were attacked , who was reported as missing in ac- Eight More Axis Ships Go Down In Red Attacks FIVE KEY ROMANIAN RAIL LINES PRINCIPAL TARGETS ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, Naples, May 6—(AP) — A fleet of perhaps 750 American Flying Fortresses and Liber-ators heavily protected by fighters rammed home destruct LONDON, Sunday. May 7 live bombing attacks against five key Romanian communa (AP)—The Soviet high com- cations centers in daylight today, expanding the Mediter-mand announced last night ranean air campaign against Nazi Romania into a big-scali ADVANCED ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, New    that Russian naval-air    units Guinea, Sunday, May 7 (AP)    had sunk eight more    Axis Fifty Army Air Force fight-    ships near Sevastopol in the    fan    theater came    rnore'rji    I Ll l l ers and bombers maintained    Crimea, making a total    oM9    strongly    into the    war    sP°t'| KIQrlf offensive. At the same time the Italian theater came more punishing attacks on an esti- jn tw0 days, and said Red light with reports to Allied headquarters that the Ger- mans had carried out a mass ll-I-..,- MAAT I fin exodus of Italian civilians DCTOiG nCGTIlly from a strip 20 miles deep THIS ROAD LEADS TO IMPHAL—An Allied tank (center) Cloves along the twisting Imphal-Ukhrul road to India "ear , m the area and heavy casualties I lion In Italy since Feb. 23. is now Douglas MacArthur'* plane* pressed I""";"batman mountains, said TaT Allied'' headuarten the Burma frontier. This road was reported by the British occurred.    officially listed as a prisoner of war, their assaults Thursday and Friday, _ mlHn4oht Kll1„Hn tplllnB of the ,atnr riljuWd this infon to have been cleared of the Japanese invaders who \vere driving to capture Imphal, capital of Manipur state. This is an official Indian photo. (AP Wirephoto).___ Taylor Backs FDR; .Opinion at Variance mated 60,000 by-passed Japa-    army troops repulsed local nese troops along 700 miles    counterattacks in former Poof the northern New Guinea    jan(j coast, headquarters reported i two hundred Germans were kill- today.    ed southeast of Stanislawow in the    beyond    the    Fifth Army’s |    TYLER, May    8    —(/Pi— The    black From Hansa Bay to Sarml, Gen.    area between the upper Dnestr river    main front in    Southern Italy. I    market    in    gasoline,    the    proposed ----- J    lprs    commen-1 Saudi Arabia pipe line and other prisoner The Allied command sent nearly 500 of the German government.    !    continuing Liberators and escorting Mustang,) Mrs. Kerfoot, the former Jose- dromes, supply areas anc roop c Lightning and Thunderbolt fighters phine Bentley of Abilene, was not!- centration^.    ..    . against the Calais sector without ! fled Saturday by the War depart- Hansa Bay is 350 miles southeast loss in the morning. The attack ment of the report received through of the new American invasion hoict-was made despite bad weather which the International Red Cross that ings at Hollandla am arm s in    the    past    had    halted such flights, [her    husband is    a    prisoner.    {more than 130 miles to the noun- dei? and £ AUM    c.pu“    ££&    -2    " on be;end Sarml lr the Schoufen I tank attack, sported by artery.    j n,Ver..ry    ct the    Allied armies big edVo“LAg':d„^emem; oftntafStry company In .he 45th Islands off Qeelvink ba; a raiding Akia broadcasts located the most drive dom the    v.fc,#    ta south of Calais between Boulogne division when he was taken prison- Fifth Airforce bomber downed an the neutralization ct air-' a midnight bulletin telling of the „,„r disclosed this Information had only laud activity reported by Mos- come from Italian refugees. It was cow. Russian airmen also attack- ; said thp arpa hftd been made pure ed a German field in that sector. The German high command said Axis troops, besieged at Sevastopol since mid-April, again had beaten cif heavy Red army inf ail try and ly military territory, with the only Italians remaining those working directly with the Germans. These reports — on the first an- and Dieppe. In another evening action Thunderbolt fighter - bombers struck a Nazi air field at Rennes, in northern France, and a formation of Thunderbolt fighters swept the same area. Neither formation sighted a single enemy plane and neither suffered loss. By The Associated Press.    Taylor    county    Democrats Reports last night from in precinct conventions Saturations where the issue was urday turned thumbs down ^most sharply drawn showed1 on a resolution proposed by that in a majority of pre- the state executive chairman tincts Texas Democrats were - calling for uninstructed dele-naming uninstructed delega- gates as eight out of IO boxes tions to county conventions, reporting went on record as ing the offensive into And from those points over the    favoring a    fourth    term    for    .straight day. state where sentiment was put on    Roosevelt    I Tbe at(ackpd    ^zi coastal instal- record there were strong resolu- j    Attendance was    small    at    all box-    Ia!ions in the    Pas-De-Calais    area tions both for and against prest-    pg    are so secret that even now    after dent Roosevelt as a fourth term, other suggested resolutions:— to j”?°re. than assaults on them candidate for president.    i five the party the right to deter- tb*y bav* not been described in de- A The reports were by ho means an mjne own membership, to invite talb Returning Liberator crewmen Tonight the German radio gave its familiar warning signal that Allied planes were headed for the Reich again and the Paris radio fell silent later at night, indicating a possible RAF night assault carrv- its 23d er on the Anzio beachhead. He had enemy fighter, been in continuous action for 200 The steadily neutralized enemy days in the Sicilian and Italian in- bases of Rabaul, New Britain, K»v-vanions.    :    ieng,    New    Ireland,    and    Kahili,    Bou- Reported missing on the same day gainville, also were given air attern and subsequently reported as a Ger- tion. violent fighting as along the Chor- Tunisia which resulted In the fall naya river on the northeast side of Tunis on May 7, 1943. was evid index to action in a majority of the | Gov. Coke    Stevenson to be the    said each wave of American planes • c ado nrpHnrts Some coun- chairman of    the Texas delegates to    chose a different target, bombing f' ?'*•, hrfd nrlrlnct convan- <h(' national    convention and to re-    through an overcast. No German    M    . !lr„, But ln many ot .h.m Se U» the two-thlrda_rule In the^se- righten; were met; ground Itre was    „    o(    ^    M    ted man prisoner was Lt. John Stansell. second in command in the company. | Lieutenant Stansell's wife also resides in Abilene. Lieutenant Kerfoot. who resides, in Riley, Colo., was stationed with the 45til division at Camp Barkeley at the time of his marriage in February, 1942. His wife and their baby daughter are living with her par-1 ents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Bentley,! 1128 Santos. Bataan Relief Group Petitions ST. JOSEPH. Mo., May 6 — iJP)— Dutch-flown Mitchell* which recently began hitting Koepang, Dutch Timor, did it again. At a    cost of one fighter, planes from the Solomons dropped 28 tons of bombs on Kav-ieng and the nearby Borpop air base. tions. But in many election of delegates was a forma lity, and where delegates were cer _ I lection of nominees for president sporadic and ineffective and vice president—were for the From Britain, Australian and New zation for Bataan Relief voted today to circulate a petition asking Pres ol Sevastopol. Berlin also reported collapse of Russian assaults east of the middle Siret river in Romania, but Moscow was silent on these operations as the land front lull entered the third week. A Russian Taw agency review said Ruslan planes during April had sunk about 200 ships, including destroyers, minesweepers, torpe Co boats and several dozen transports totalling more than 100,000 tons. Most of these vessels sank in the Black sea on the Axis sea lanes ence of the Germans' increasing fears that the Allies werp preparing another trreststable push. Earlier topics will be discussed Monday when directors of the East Texan Oil association meet In Dallas. H. P Nichols, executive vice-president of the association, said in a statement that "Chester Bowles of the Office of Price Administration has induced a shortage in the supply of gasoline and Is now bellowing about the black market. "The condition was inevitable!, Black market patrons are not limited to those who would drive for a bit of pleasure on week ends. Consumers have money to spend and they will spend it with a bootlegger in the week official reports said    jf nectary jt |5 not a question    of heavy, unexplained explosions were    the prtcp of gasoline*, heard from the vicinity of Foimia "By advancing the price    of    cnida on the western end of tire iron?    0jj ^ cents per barrel    up    to Rabaul was given hup tons Thursday, making it nearly 500 tons dropped there during the past five ■ fr0m the Crimea to Romania, said days. The concrete runway of Vuna- the review. kanau airdrome was cratered.    west    of Sevastopol Soviet motor Runway hits also were scored by torpedo boats routed an enemy •tifiedanwithout*direction the effect !most Part tablPd b>’ the local Dpm’ Zealand Mosquitos attacked inland ' w t    to    expedite all rectified without dire .non tne    Severol    hnv„ ln<ltrllptpri    tnrgets in northern France during 'sts madft by ^ organiiatk>n for ..      lOcrats.    Several    boxes instructed va, to send to the county ma-    delegates    to vote for Sam tions next Tuesday uninstructed' delegations. The county conventions will name Delegates for the state convention in Austin May 23. ^ At Dallas, one of the cities where in some precincts there was a fight over whether delegations would be instructed for Roosevelt, the larger precincts were reporting uninstructed ^ delegations. Most of the Jefferson county (Beaumont) conventions also sent uninstructed delegations, and similarly those few reporting in Bexar county (San Antonio). ^ The first four conventions reporting from rural Tarrant county (Fort Worth) split, two for Roosevelt; two uninstructed. Their strength gave 22 delegates Instructed for Roosevelt and 20 uninstructed. The election judge at Aledo, home cf Senator O’Daniel. reported no precinct convention held there, and that he did not knew what procedure would be used to pick deleft gates. From many other points in the state there were re*solutions adopted opposing Roosevelt for president and favoring senator Ha^ry Byrd of Virginia; resolutions endorsing Roosevelt and Speaker Sa pi Rayburn as his running mate; one urging that the Democratic party in Texas should not paticipate in the national convention; resolutions asking restoration of the two thirds rule in the national contention in selection of nominees; opposition to restoration of the two thirds rule; and in one precinct a resolution that Texas electors be uninstructed. Among four proposals which tho state Democratic executive committee has suggested the county conventions direct delegations to the Ste DEMOCRATS, Pr. 8, Col 6 Rayburn for vice president. A memorandum from County Chairman James P. Stinson calling for signatures to a party pledge brought fireworks at the Fair Park box. Legality of the requirement for signature to the pledge “I am a Democrat and will support the nominees of this convention” was challenged by Mrs. Dallas Scarborough. Mrs. Scarborough's d eclaration that this was “assuming power that does not belong to a party leader,” led to a motion by I. W. Hoover and a second by W. E. Martin that the pledge be omitted as a requirement for voting. The motion passed. Stinson, in a statement to The | Reporter-News said the pledge was sent out by the state executive committee and passed on by him to the precinct chairmen. Only boxes of those reporting which voted to send delegates to the county convention Tuesday at ' 2 p. rn. with no definite voting in- . structions were Orange street and Caps-Abilene. The Cedar street box will send a delegation instructed to vote for ; Roosevelt, uninstructed as to the vice presidency. Guion found for Roosevelt and recommended Stevenson as head of the Texas delegation. Tuscola Democrats told their representatives to "vote for no dele- the day without loss. One German fighter was shot down. RAF operations the night before were confined to mine-laying In enemy waters, accomplished without loss. Husband of Abilene Woman Dies in Action Tile War department Saturday notified Mrs. Richard C. Lawson, 301 Riverside, that her husband, Lt. Richard C. Lawson, was killed in action over Italy on April 15. Lieutenant Lawson was a pilot on a B-24 the relief of Americans held prison cr by Japan. The petition, approved at the adjournment session of the group's first annual conference, said: "We hereby petition you to keep your promise of two years ago — ‘the air will be black with planes’— as it was already black with Jap planes. Also to issue a presidential directive order to direct our foreign relations committee to expedite all requests made by any organization for relief for a. prisoner of war in the Philippines or Japan." Liberators at Kahili, on Bougain Ville** south coast. A spok man said that Australian forces moving up th* New Guinea coast from Alexishafen now are IO miles beyond that former enemy air base without having contacted the Japanese. Alexishafen is approximately 400 miles southeast of Hol-landia. School Trustees Named by Board Taylor county school board Saturday appointed five men to serve on the North Park school board of trustees. Appointed were W A Atkinson, 2510 Simmons; L. R Adams. Turner's Chapel; C. W Preswood, Tur* convoy and scored direct torpedo hits which sank three transports totalling 8,000 tons and two high speed landing barges, the bulletin said. Sixty-lwo enemy planes were destroyed on all fronts during Friday, Moscow said. German broadcasts said the Russians meanwhile were steadily amassing men and equipment on a broad front from central Poland in the Rowel area, 170 miles southeast which possibly indicated enemy de st ruction of installations and stores. In today’s ambitious air drive into Romania the American bombers and fighters battered their way through screens of enemy Interceptors and bombed five vital rail yards, all on the main routes from Bucharest over which the Germans are pouring reinforcements and supplies to the southern Russian front. the parity line for which the government seems to think the people have plenty of money to pay fair prices — Mr. Bowles could hav* made the black market Impassible by enabling the oil industry to find and produce sufficient oil to provide an ample supply of legitimate gasoline for limited civilian use. Any caf owner would be glad to pay two or thief cents per gallon more foe legal gasoline, if only he could get it." Nichols said the Saudi Arabia IplLwi WJ,,S    ?.!    pipe    line    "cannot    be    built    In    time tons Af bombs hit target areas in the yards at Brosov, 80 miles north of Bucharest, Pegestl, 70 northwest of Bucharest; Craiova, 120 miles west of Bucharest; Campho, 20 miles north of Ploestl, and Turnu Severtn, at the iron gate on the Danube 65 miles northwest of Craiova. An undisclosed number of enemy interceptors were destroyed by the bombers and their escort. Today's blow at Turnu Severln came while that important rail and to help fight Germany. When th* mires I w*r 18 0Vfr* th* 011 from thRt arp& can be hauled to market via tank ships of which we have a huge fleet. of Warsaw, down to the middle njrcraft center was still reeling from Romanian front near last. The organization requested gov- ner's Chapel: J, W. Cumpton, 1234 ernment efforts to obtain aid for j Harwell, and J. C. Petty, 2511 Hick-prisoners of war through Switzer-1 ory. The first three were appoint -land and Sweden, and voted to ask ed for a two-year term while the OWI for permission for parents to latter two are to fill unexpired Mrs. Lawson, the former Evelyn send short wave radio messages to terms of one year Solons Ask Proof From Businessmen WASHINGTON, May 6 -(/Pi- Tile House small business committee today challenged any person to prove that any one In authority in the government or out if interfering with the nation’s free enterprise system. Chairman Wright Patman <D-Tex> said declarations made in an attack yesterday. The raids today and last night followed up Friday's daring attacks which broke the Pescara dam in Italy. Headquarters disclosed that Amerlean-built Klttvhawks and Mustangs, piloted by British Australian and south African airmen, did the dramatic divebombing job on the Pescara dam which sent flood waters roaring down on German communications and defense lines. It was the first announcement of the use of P-51 Mustangs in this theater. Gandhi Release To Cut Tension Bv PRESTON GROVER WASHINGTON. May 6 - of) -Release of Mahatma Gandhi, even on medical grounds without reference to its political aspects, promises to ease the tension between British and Indians and pave at least a part of the road toward ending of the long deadlock. Freshly arrived from India, this correspondent had become only too well aware ol the steadily increasing bitterness on the part of the Indian population not only toward the British, but toward Americans as well Why Americans should have become involved in the affair Baumgardner, has been making sons held as prisoners of war. her home in Abilene with two sis- The Filipino people have known ters, Mrs. John C. Crowder and the American way of life for near-.    ,    . .    W1I1*    ............ ...... Mrs. E. V. Boynton Jr. Husbands iy half a century and never will be °;,,hP board V , i ^° of speech without supporting evt--    I    „mf)ed untll the American ll-* ,    I    Hen"    I    «    «*    , •■Tills committee," Patman said in a statement, "intends to find out what is back of these prolific as speeches and statements for some ; Mediterranean air force flew 1,960 should be remembered that early in Three members of the board and b;    ...... In its wide.spread operations the I may seem obscure to some. But it 16 The Weather I a DEPARTMENT OF commerce WEATHER BUREAU ABILENE ANO VICINITY; Partly rlnudv Sundav and Monday. C AST TI AAS: Partly cloudy sunday maori Monday; warmer in northeast portion suoda' Fresh winds on coast. W FST TEX AS; Increasingly cloudy Sunday, cooler in Panhandle night:    Monday cloudy cooler in Pan handle and South Plain*. Fresh to strong aa irtds. * temperatures HOER Sat. PM Erl. Sat. AM lei. Ut SO 50 4ft CT 40 40 sa OO OO 70 74 4S 45 45 40 45 41 41 sa 5ft OS 07 70 1 2 a 4 5 • 7 S • 10 ll ta 77 51 52 RI R4 RS RI 74 72 71 74 70 7R 7R TR 77 77 05 OI SR SO of the laster two also are overseas. Lieutenant Lawson, whose home again flies over the Philippines, Dr. was in Dallas, had been overseas only since March. Lieutenant and Mrs Lawson were married at Rockwall on June 8, 1930. heavy bombers and eight other aircraft and destroying ll German D. M. Yap of Washington asserted at a Corregidor memorial service district earlier, leaving five vacancies. Elected to thp school board in Sponsor Program AUSTIN, May 6—(ZP)—A six-point program of social welfare service to Texas cities will be sponsored by the Texas Social Welfare asso-gates to the national convention .elation under a $12,000 annual bud-not in favor of Roosevelt and his it was decided here today at a meeting of the finance committee See COUNTY DEMOS.. Pg. 8, Col. 2 I of the organization. Mrs. George H. Abbott of Dallas, a uorregicor memorial service. April were Tommy Grant and Jess    ‘"    * / fftCt. and A native of the Philippines and VVood<    sertions    xxx    we    want    tacts    ana editor and publisher of the maga- | County Superintendent Tom Mc-zine, Bataan, Doctor Yap addressed Geehee said the new trustees will tile organization on the second an- meet at the North Park school niversary of the fall of Corregidor. building Tuesday night at 8:30 to take the oath of office and discuss Wish to Be Granted school matters. Burns to Death PADUCAH, Ky., May 6—UP)—Irvin S. Cobb’s request    that the urn] ODESSA, May 6--(/P) -Mrs Lota containing his ashes    be buried in Mae Gregg, former resident of Tex- Oak Grove cemetery here and that    on> WM    burned to death early today a dogwood tree be planted on the    in her    upstairs garage apartment grave will be carried out next Octo-    here. prcMdeiit,    said    that community con-    ber, his widow, who    is ill In New! Cause of the fire is undetermined, iii ! suit ants    would    be    made    available    ; York City, advised friends here to- but investigators said she apparent- to    Texas    cities    to    help    in    solving    day.    ly tried    to get out ol the building    Shreveport,    ha    died problems    of    delinquency,    mental i The humorist died March lo In    only to    find all avenues of escape    nine    mile    non newt    ol Rio Ola inc hygiene, health and welfare.    New York City.    (blocked.    I    City this moi mug.______ not generalities. Three Killed MCALLEN, May 6 -OD— A Lieutenant, a flight officer and a cadet were killed in two valley plane enc hrs today, the Moore field public relations officer announced. Second Lt. William A. Stellger, 20, of Newark, N. J. was killed in a crash northwest of Edinburg. Flight officer Earl R. Westafer. 25, of Minneapolis. Minn and Cadet George M. Wallace Jr., 20, of in a crash Hospital Honoring Set for Sunday High and low temperature! to 9 p. rn. 14 and 4(1. High and low lame date lait year: SR and fi«. ...... Sunset last night: S !S. Sundae thi« morning. R.47. Sunset tonight; 8.23. LONDON CENSOR—Charles P. Manship, above, publisher of the Baton Rouge, La., Morning Advocate and the State Times, has been appointed to the invasion-important post of director of the U. S. Office of Censorship, London. He is a former president of the Southern News-paper Publishers’ Association. Sunday, May 14. in West Texas will be more than a day of tribute to mothers. On that day. hundreds of person will make annual Mother’s Day gifts to Hendrick Memorial hospital—gifts to be used exclusively to provide hospital care for the needy suffering. In Baptist churches throughout West Texas — from Amarillo and Wichita Falls to San Angelo — there will be. .special observances in Sunday school and church services in tribute to the charity work of Hendrick Memorial hospital —work in which the hospital is spending more than $30,000 annually. a •    * This Mother’s Day tradition of chanty gifts to the hospital is as old as the Institution itself. Hendrick Memorial hospital was opened in September, 1924, and the next May the Women* Missionary Union of Baptist churches throughout the area started the Mother’s Day i because the acceptance of charity custom.    is a last resort and illnesses have Baptists almost everywhere Join    become far advanced. in a similar observance, for church | The Hendrick hospital treats hospitals. North Carolina's gifts    many charity cases in its modern last May for its hospitals for char-    cancer department. Every depart- tty work amounted to more than    ment and all facilities are available    rjtk    Memorial    hOh|iital Is $65,000.    to the needy—just as it is to those    hQU5e    o{    hcaling Abilene, it has been pointed out,    who can pay for service ent, explains. The Mother's Day gifts each year serve in place of an endowment— an endowment of love, he added. "It is our conviction that Hend-Gods Is located in a part of the state where there are no tax-supported or endowed hospitals to care for those who are without funds. Charity patients come from many miles —from an area populated by more than 200.000 persons — to Hendrick Memorial hospital because it is a church Institution. Many patients who are without funds and who cannot make arrangements in small private hospitals are sent to Hendrick Memorial hospital. It! Often, the treatment of these patients is for long periods and expensive treatments are required— "This hospital was founded when the people of this area saw the great need for a hospital where all This hospital is the only one between Fort Worth and El Paso designed by the state to care for crippled children. Thus department is a memorial to Mr. and Mrs Hart Phillips, who during thpir lifetime established a trust fund to furnish hospital care to needy    crippled children. Yet the income    from this fund Is insufficient to    meet the I Hendrick    Memorial    hospital,    equip Deeds or the demands made on the    ped    it,    enlarged,    improved    it hospital for this kind of help. An endowment great enough to meet the needs of the unfortunate who cannot pay for their hospital care would be the complete answer, E. M Collier. Hendrick superintend* 1942 when the Indian*; were negotiating with the British for some form of national government of pianefi    |    their own as a temporary war mea- On    the    Anzio    beachhead    there    sure. America seemed to offer them were    several    minor    ground    eludes,    support in their demands, only later I to pull out with a comment that the freedom of four hundred million people was strictly a British matter. The announcement from the government of India, heuded by Lord Wavell as viceroy, said Gandhi was released "solely on medical grounds." That will protect the government from any suggestion that the release was a sop to nationalist agitators. This correspondent has talked to enough high government of mala officials, however, to know that they would welcome from Gandhi, now that he is free, any suggestion of a solution which would end the dissension without making the government seem to be eating humble pie. Undoubtedly Gandhi at present Is too sick to meet anyone. But now that he is out, at least one of the two demands he made before beginning his fast of a year ago has been realized. He can, when he is able, get his own first hand knowledge of the situation in India instead of having to rely on government reports and on the extensively censored reports of Indian newspapers. His second demand, that he be put among members of the working committee has not yet been granted. They are still held in jail at Ahmed Nagar. about 60 miles farther up in the hills beyond Poona, where Gandhi has been kept, WALKS ON BARE KNEES and wllpre hP stlH rpmains •!th® IN PENANCE — Leaving a home of an old friend, Lady Thak* I ersey. persons of any creed, color or fin    ,    c annal status might have available frail of blood, Rimy alia ,^ to them hospital services.    18-year-old Latin• American, jpCCCl rfOOHSGd "Our people have been big-heart-    marches three    blocks on his    ^ ed and generous. Gifts have built ,    »    rourihouse    at    WASHINGTON. May 6—Ti The .....  •    -~Um-    knecs ,rom ,ne couri1J , new income tax bill was promised and    San Antonio to    a cathedral to    a fast    tnp    through the    Senate fl- Emeday *giTte wiir«ndowVIt,*to aerve    plead for forgiv eness after J    nance    committee today    by    Chair- our children better than we have    being charged    with theft oLmim    ’D*c’au,    a bren served lo saw lives which we figa£ltes ,*lued at S75. Be I *«*£££, & .WouM toler-1 'lim is    Sheriff    I'm* w rKiiK. complicit ut ate/    Buck Carnal. (AP Photo), state forms. ;