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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1944, Abilene, Texas
UNITED WAR CHEST Quota gfoikne "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT .GO'ES.'-Bvron LXIV, NO 117 A TEXAS NEWSPAPER ABILENE, TEXAS, ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, OCT. 13, 1944. -TWENTY PAGES Associated Prfsi (Ap) united Preu rint Mrvicc bureau reported today UP FRONT WITH MAULDIN "I ast her lo teach me to yodel. She taught me lo yodel." Exiled Polish Premier and Eden Confer MOSCOW, Oct. Sfanislaw Mikolat czyk, who flew here toda from London with other'leac ers oMhe Polish governmen in-exile, conferred with Bri' ish'Foreign Minister Anthon Eden late today in the initia phase of negotiations for unit between the London and Mos cow-sponsored Polish group: As Mikolajczyk and Eden con- ferred, there was general belief that the differences between the Soviet-sponsored Polish Com- mittee of National Liberation and the London eovernment- in-exile would be settled some way before Prime Minister Win- ston Churchill and Premier Marshal Joseph Stalin close their conferences. It was understood that the Polls jremier would see the highest Ang o-Soviet leaders before he aga met the chief members of the in committee with whom he faile to agree here two months ago. Re ipcnsible diplomatic "sources did no attempt to minimize the difficultie still standing in the way of settle ment. Mikolajczj'k, it was learned, car ried no "blank check" from hi cabinet" for negotiations and evel f a provisional agreement is reach ed at Moscow he must return t jondori and submit -it to his ssso :iates for approval. On the othe land, Churchill is reported to b igorously determined to see som basis for Polish harmony estab ished before terminating his own rtsit here. Mikolajczyk, with a political and military staff, flew to Mos- cow in. .a .four-engined 'plane ihetrfrjlbpiinl by Churchill. The liberation group arrived earlier from Lublin. No time or place was.-set ;imme- llateir for the first meeting betwm he rival Polish factions. (Both the Algiers and Marseille adips reported that Marshal Tito eader cf' the Yugoslav Partisans Iso his way to Moscow to oin in a full-scale review Europe's diplomatic problems. Lon- ,cn possibility that for- lation of a Balkan-Polish federa- icn might be under consideration.) injoinJetersas Store Operators A temporary injimr.lion restraln- g Gerrge B. and Cnl Jeter and ihers from operating the Palace 'rug store, 152 Chestnut, as a com- IOH- nuisance was issued late yes- erday by -Judge Owen Thomas in 14th district court, on request of heo Ash. county attorney. Judge Thomas signed the or- der after Ash had filctl his pe- tition, which alleged the store was a common nuisance fn that It was a congregating place for persons seeking lo purchase Hquor and that liquor was'kept In the place for sale. Other de- fendants included Claudia New and H. L. Davis, alleged to have assisted the Jetrr brothers in operating, and the Guitar Trust Estate, onTiers of the building. The petition said that information irnished by George Council, super- sor of the Abilene district of the exas Liquor board, tended to show ist Cal and George Jeter had een convicted of sellinj? liquor at le place on prior dntes. Ash further asked that the tcm- orary injunction be in effect 10 iys, pending a hearing on issu- ice of a permanent injunction id that the drug store be pad- ckcd for a year in lieu uf pasting a bond totaling to the discretion of the court, guar- nteeing that liquor will not be Id. The court was asked further restrain Cal Jet'.-r permanently om selling liquor in Taylor county. The Weather DEPARTMFNT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU ABILENE AND VICINITY: Fair Frl- v and Saturday, WEST TEXAS: Partly Hotidy Friday d Saturday. Warmer Drl Rto-Eaele area and MS! nf Prrns rlvfr rri- Little in temperature Sat- day. TAST TEXAS: Fair Friday Saf- est Frlrln'y. TEMPERATURES Thiira. Vt'rA. HOUR P.M. Nimitz Stays Silent On Formosa Attack U. S. PACIFIC FLEET HEADQUARTERS, Pea Harbor, Oct. (AP) large force of carrier based planes struck Luzon, the main island in th Philippines, Tuesday afternoon, blasting airbase and military installations, Adm. Chester W. Nimit announced tonight in a communique. The admiral maintained silence concerning Japanese re poris of a powerful air smash at Formosa. It was the third fleet action announced in three the other two were attacks on Marcus and the Ryukyus Sun day and Monday the wide scope o American warships in the Pacific. No details were given of damage caused at Luzon, o: which Manila is located. The communique said the plane struck from "a task force of the Pacific fleet." It was .the fifth such carrier plane strike at Luzon. Tw> of these smashed the' Manila area. Tonight's communique also announced American 81s infantry troops had landed on the 12lh island in the Palau to come under American domination since Sept. 15. Th soldiers went ashore Wednesday on Arimaskuku, four mile northwest of Peleliu, an1' HI i I'll found it unoccupied. Weinert Marine This was the third Killed in Action WEINERT, Oct. and Mr: Horace Marsh. Weinert, were .noti- fied October 6 that their son, Pfc Jack Marsh, 20, liad been killed action somewhere in the South Pa- cific. .Young Marsh was a radio gunner n the marine air corps and had JACK MARSH een In the marines almost two ears when killed. Date of his death nd other details are unknown to is parents. He was member of a bomber crew nd had been overseas seven or ight months. Jack was a 1942 grad- ate of Weinert high school. He was nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Ammon 'etty, Clyde. Mr. and Mrs. Marsh have an- ther son and a daughter In ser- ice. They are Leon, a veteran of lore than four years navy service, nd Vera. a sergeant in the WACs nd stationed at Camp Wolters. jeon was home recently on shore eave and has reported to New "ork for duty. He has been in seven lajor sea battles and on three oc- asions his slilp was sunk. Two Food Orders Cancelled by WFA WASHINGTON, Oct. 'he War Food administration ter- ilnated two food orders today as 3 longer needed. One required processors to set side the remaining supply of oil eed meal produced from the 1942 rop of soy beans, cottonseed and eanuts for purchase by the Com- [Odity credit corporation. The other restricted the purchase nd use of the 1943 soy bean crop. was the thir landing in the southern Palau in four clays. The Japanese have reported at -length by radio an attack Wednesday (Thursday Japan time) on Formosa, saying H was made by planes and lasted more than eight hours. Absence of word on this from Nimitz indicated radio silence pending further moves of the fleet. The communique reference on th Luzon raid to enemy air bases pos sibly meant the area agair was the principal target. The almost continuous fleet ac lions suggtsl offensivi in the The actions serve to recall tin assertion of Adm. William F. Hal- ley, Jr., that he would hit close to Japan, In vital spots, hard and of- ten. The Japanese said the Formosa laid was the work of Vice Adm Marc A. Mitscher's carrier planes of Adm. William F. Halscy'. Third two days before smashed at the Ryukyu islands be- tween Formosa and Japan. The announced that the. Ryukyu blow sank or damaged 58 enemy surface craft and destroyed 60 alanes. Word of the Formosa attack must have been good nrws to Chungking-, ivherc the Chinese hiffh command announced yes- terday that reinforced Japanese arc pressing their efforts to sever Chungking's connections with the China coast and thus make future Allied landings there morn difficult. Speeding their drive on Kweilin, capital of Kwangst province and key Chinese defense point, the re- inforced Japanese troops were at- tacking Chinese positions 12 mile: west, of enemy-occupied Hingan and only 25 miles north of Kwel- Jin. Japanese successes west of Hin- gan would enable the enemy to make a frontal assault on Kwcllin, or bypass (lip city and make con- tact with other Nipponese troops advancing from the south. Communications Cut .NEW YORK, Oct. mnections between Berlin and tockholm again were cut Iliis I'ening, the British Broadcasting jnipany said tonight in a broad- ast heard by NBC. Only a few of- cial calls were permitted to reach tockholm, BBC said, quoting its :ockholm correspondent. Overseas Package Deadline Extended Approximately Christmas packages have boon mailed overseas already, a 40 percent increase over the number mailrd last year. Past- master O. A. Hale estimated yes- terday. Three more days, today, Sat- urday and Monday, rrmain in which may send packages without thr service- men's requests. Deadline is now Monday at 6 p.m. Instead of Saturday, The extra day, Mr. Hale ex-., plained, Is for tlir convenience of the public since the earlier dead- line, announced for Oct, 15, on n Sunday. I WRECKAGE AT EDGE OF BESIEGED lies in the street beneath batr tered buildings in this scene in Aachen-Forst, about 150 yards from the southeast edge .of Aachen, the besieged German border city now being bombarded by Allied forces. (AIJ Wirephoto.) Yanks in Aachen Suburb Nazi Planes Enter Battle; 61s Massing MIDLAND DOCTOR KILLED ON THIRD ARMY'S FRONT Mrs. .w. E. Ryan, 1010 Mulberr was advised Thursday of the dea1 of her only son, Lt. Col. William former 'Midland surgeo 'fnotpitalt'otfner.iin vehicuh accident "in line of duty" bcliln he Third Army front in Franco. No'fur'liie'r detjUls of the accidci yere given in the War departmev elegram. Overseas last November, Colonel Ryan was sent to France Abilenian Bags German Plane LONDON. Oct. luft affc fighter planes went dow ver Hannover, Germany, today be ore the flaming guns of LI harles E. Ycager, Hnmlin, W. Vn ho a few days ago went to Gen rnl Eisenhower personally askini ermission to return to combat. LIEUTENANT LAMB Pilots who bagged one apiece in- udcd Capt. William Cromblc, SO nciimnti st. El Paso, Tex., anr t. Huie Lamb, 117 Saylcs blvd. bilcnc. Tex. Yrapfr, who was wounded ovrr Berlin last mcr-th, dived into iwo Germans so fiercely he made them hail out, crashed a third Into the ground nml thr, fourth plane came apart while the pilot was snap rolling In an effort to escape the West Vir- Cinian's wrath. His group, commanded by Col cdcrick C. Grny, Abilene, Tex., ot down two planes and pot ocomotivcs end two radar tow- s in strafing. 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