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   Pulaski Southwest Times (Newspaper) - January 13, 1944, Pulaski, Virginia                                THE WEATHER Fnli nncl pnntliuiod cold tonlRIit FHdny fniiwith Tin ing tempera lit Four Evening Newspaper Considered A Member of 98 VOLUME 278 The AMoclatod Associated Frew and NBA Service JANUARY 1944 JL Per Cent of PulcW IJI IS Q Carrier Boy Within City 18c Per Week COPY 5 CENTS Dardens Budget Of Given To Mozyr Approached In New Drives To North Nikolai Vatins highly mobile first Uk rainian expanding its front on the Sarny sector in old Po land toa width of 50 miles or struck several sweep ing movements today to threaten the Germanheld of yid fefrbnjrrsrmoredanalnfani Of Vatutms right wing wmchv captured 20 miles north on the RovnoSarnyBaranowicfce fought its way through frozen marshland country to within 50 miles southeast of im portant center on the Gomel BrestLitovsk It already had passed the worst of the Pripet marshes and already advance Units were approaching the high rolling ground beyond the While this force was smashing its way to the a new offensive launched to the north of the marshes by Rokossoyskys white Russian army was approaching the city of 80 miles sou thwest of along a 20 milewide By HENRY CASS1DY UW Red army pressed forward across the frozen swamps on the north ern edge of the Pripet marshes today in new offensive toward the white Russian rail city of 80 miles southwest of Go mely breaking a 20milewide gap through strong German in a 10mile Konstantin Rokossoy Bkyr commander of the white Rus Raids Upon Plane Factories Interpreted As Forerunners Of Fight For Air Supremacy GP flaming battle which a great force of possibly American bombcis and fighters fought over Germany Tuesday with the rocketfiring nazi air force was viewed on bothsides of the English channel today as a forerunner of the mighty strug On Pujjo Ooliunn 3 Japs Qii Run MacArthur Slowly Pti8hcs ALLIED AlRFORCfc HEAD QUARTERS Jlew WP swiftly in the wake of ailied fighting fronts in the southwest Douglas MacArthurs air arm has shifted its bases forward and is smacking the Japanese along their vital supply and troop the week the fifth airforce has struck 24 heavy biowe at enemy bases along the northeast coast of New using heavy and medium bombers operating from airfields north cf towering Owen Stanley The intensity of these attacks which1 ftrpm 60 t 100 tons of bombs have been dropped ap parently has convinced the Japan ese that their hold on nprth eastern New Guinea is for are evRcqating troops from the coastal are between Sio and where AuBtralian American srtround forces are closing the in a squeeze Port on the south Bide W once was tiie fifth airforce urin clpai but gle for air supremacy expected to accompany a land invasion of A dispatch from Stockholm quoted a German military spokes men in Berlin as describing the threehour air battle asa re hearsal for the German defense force which will have to meet allied invasion air Linked To Invasion The mighty raidi directed against three desperatelyguard ed aircraft assembly plants in th6 heart of the was also linked to the forthcoming in vasion by Henry chief of the army air Were it not for continuing at tacks against the production capa cities of German aircraft factor he told a prewrxonference in nazi efforts to double their fighter strength His views were generally ac cepted and the Daily Kx press declared the attack in dicates the United States bomber forces based in Britain has reach ed a new strength which may soon equal the RAFs thousand plane bomber the newspaper ad the two most powerful bomber forces in the world have more than broken the back of the giant task before them that of completely emasculating Over 700 Seen More than 700 heavy and a likely fighter escort constituted the American areial task The directed factories at stadt and Brunswick Brauns Figures Are Based On WarSwollen Revenues on a radius of 120 al must be overcome by allied air hBn nn f attacks and also by amphibious war aKainst the nazl air landing forces would be incalu1 culably Continupd On Column House Hearing Drys Demands Senate Continues Probe Of Liquor Deartn As Accompanying Act UP Prohi bitionists had a oneday stand be fore a house their newest campaign for a bone dry law while a senate group resumed its search for the liquor that cant be found in your favor ite grog The prohibition advocates ap peared in support of legislation sponsored by Bryson who arranged for a judici ary subcommittee to ac commodate witnesses who hap he to be in town on other Laughs At Reports laughing at opposition reports thai a dry lob by fund had been said some ofthose who wanted to be heard today were finance a return trip to the capfc Chairman Hobbs subcommittee would at todays only proponents of the legisla outlaw any bev erage containing more than one half of per cent of alcohol by until after demobiliza tion the armed Meanwhile senate Civilians To Have Goods When Wars Needs Are Assured Continued On Pago 4 Practice Alerts And Blackouts Ended For State New evidence that the war no longer is expected to hit continental United States is disclosed in the announcement by war depart ment and the office of cjvllian de tenfe OCD that no more prac blackouts Mnd alerts will except in coastal the nationwide dim Jut was eliminated and he thousands of volunteer air alane spotters were relieved of thejr Lmat nights announcement said the action endirig blackout and alerts in the interior taken to cut down interfereace war jroduction and was wade possible the fact that inort comnauni Presi dent Roosevelt eaid today that production of civilian goods would be resumed just as fast as munitions requirements would permit but no In a number he reported in his budget labor and material have been released for urgent domestic needs of indirect war import We shall release for civilian production any man or raw materials that are no longer for war but only when we are sure that by doing so we shall not impair the war ef Is Unpopular Death pf National Sfervice Bill Is Predicted IJy Leaders WF Presi dent Roosevelts request for leg islation to draft civilian laboir for the home front ran intbi arid unexpected opposition today from r man Truman of the senates war investig ating for years an ad ministration booster At te same time Chairman Reynolds of the senate military affairs committee ex pressed doubt a national service bill reoffered by Senator Austin could survive com mittee said the committee is considering the Austin bill in the absence of specific adminis tration s Will Be Ill be surprised If the com mittee approves he Democratic Leader Barkley of Kentucky said he had heard no about the likelihood that a white reportedly drafted by Chairman Panl McNutt of the war manpower would be presented follow up the presidents re Two top labor William rf and PhJUp of from UP A record budget of fore shadowing increased in postwar years and providing ap proximately for capi tal outlays and for creased public school aid was to the general assembs today by Governor Daiden The budget for the which is greater than the preceding is based on warswollen revenues and will in the future require additional sources of revfenue in the opinion of the governor if recurring ex penditures are to be With this in mind he is advocat ing a referendum on ii sales Receipts from all sources for the next biennium were estimated at which together with an alltime f high in general fund surplus estimated at would give a grand total in state funds of Has Passed Peak In estimating general fujid re venues for the next the governor said in his budget consideration has been given to indications that warin duced industrial activity has al ready passed its and in all probability will decline enough during the next biennium to re verse the recent sharp upward trend in these The general fund surplus it the governor can no more be regarded as a recurring item than our present participa tion in a can be re garded as a normal and regular ly recurring feature f Our eco The proposed appropriation of for capital niade possible by the would meet in part tan accumul ated need in building and im provements estimated at Obviously Demanded allocation of these sur plus funds to purposes which will relieve the state as much as pos sible of financialburdens dur ing the post war adjustment iod is obviously demanded by all dictates of sound financial the gbyernor v Listed with the recommended appropriations capital outlays and increased school aid as im portant changes front the pre COAST GUARDSMEN CLOSE CALL coast guardsmen beat back attackitiK Japa nese planes during the recent invasion of Cape New In the geysers t of water shoot skyward as the planes bombs miss their SKA Bond Sales To Be Stressed County Has Of Individual Buying As Part Of Quota Pulasto countys quota of 000 in the fourth war loan start ing next week includes in E in other in dividual subscriptions and 000 corporation and other busi ness it was announced yes terday at a meeting of the county committee held at the Elks 1 vice chair man of the fourth war pre sided over the gathering and an nounced the following organiza tion Official lineup county chajr vice chairman Robjey man of Tyler Continued On PaKe Column Continued On Column 8 2 More Sunk By Planes Oit Patrol Duty WASHINGTON when by American enemy subs are no easjr But the navy that it has sunk two more Ger man one a five battle during vhich 31 depth chargesand ten demolition bombs were dropped Bofh subs were at tacked and sunk by planes fly ing March fniasions froni thec tiny Ascension midway across the Atlantic from Navy Liberator bombers two roared across the finally sending it to the bottom Rafter one Arab Almost fpsetsi Allied African Invasion Andre author now a captain 4nvthe French today that a lone hidden on a beach near almost upset the allied of North In a talk prepared for a Town Hall meeting the writer told this story The detected the landing of Mark Clark and his party when they arrived by sub marine for a secret conferencewith French Nesws Bu LITTLE FLOOD WORK Presi dent Roosevelt wants congress to hold flood control and Driver and harbor work to bare essen in the fiscal year begin ning next July He disclos ed in his anual budget message that the administration con templated little more than main tenance of existing works plus a possible inconsequential ex penditure for works found urgent for war Believing the rendezvous to be a black the went to police bent on re ceiving a al lied strategy for the 8 land ing wag being planned in a near by A French coast guard learned of the Arabs actions and put but of order all the police cars and This delayed the inspectors long for the conferences to be HAS ibiOOO BEDS ilf The Teterans administratiph an nounced today it had more than vacant hospital beds in its installations at last offi cial count and that facilities for an additional were under FLEET INCREASED OB A DNB broadcast from Berlin today said that among new arrivate at Gibraltar were 62 more al lied the British battleship two French and two British torpedo 1O corvettes and one POLES MEETING m The Polish cabinet met today for third successive day to shape the final of a Statement re plying to Moscows thai the Curzon line be used as the basis for establishing the border between Poland and Rus sia the BASCH MURDERED NEW OW The Ber lin radio Mid today that Victor 84yearold form er president of the French lea Ague for defense of the and his wife had been found 5 on a highway six miles from COMMANDER Air Tiee Mar shal Sir Keith Rodney 51 yearoU retoran of the battle of nae been vnamw commander ofBritiah air foreea the will Cushion Provided Kor Collapsing Of Nazis By THK ASSOCIATED IRKSS KHtimuled expenditurex for fiscal year beginning July I r incliuiing for Revenue estimated for same period Deficit for the year hx pec ted debt b fiscal year eiid 1915 New proposed e Total war program by fiscal end American 5th jArmy Moving Broadens Offensive Upon Coast To Central Area French Advance By WKS GALLAGHER A L L 1 K D Virtually the en tire American fifth army was on the move today as it broadened its offensive from near coast to central Italy and sent French units hammering through and high mountains to threaten Cassino from a third 1 American infantry swept to withinthree of Cassino in a frontal attack with the cap ture of Cervaro yesterday ter almosi surroundirig the vil headquarters The Germans already had announced Its Draw Near Rocchcta In the first day of the French offensive in the mountains of central Alphonse Juins troopsadvanced twothirds of a mile southwest of 12 miles northeast of Continued On Pass Column 3J Body Of Sergeant Found In Plane By Salvage Crew LANGLEtT W The body of Staff Sergeant Henry was found yesterday near when a salvage crew from Langley Field sub depot lifted the wreckage of a fourengmed bomber from the James Langley Field of ficers announced According to medical officers Hegwer died of a fractured spine and He was the planes gunner and one of two men whodied in the The search continued for the body of Staff Sergeant Claude of the last of the 11 men in the crew of the plane which fell into the river Saturday afternoon af ter the wings became coated with ice in a Seven men bailed out over the Six tended in the river on All required for shock and Two stayed with dent Roosevelt laid before lii Kress today his second wartime budget 5 ing plans for at least 18 months more ofoglobul conflict but at same time reflecting preparationkJsl to absorb the impact suddeiisaS victory in For war activities the new budget projects expenditures iof in the I year beginning July on the as 1 sumption that the fighting will continue full tiltat least until We can not rely with safety on hopes of earlier victory in making actual ROOSP velt But he noted the possi bility that victory on one of the major fronts obviously the Kuropean might be wonear lier and said such a development would mean that much of the he now request would not V have to be In order to be prepared for victory whenever it the president said that the essence of the governments program now stacked up in the budget is that while Ve move ward complete defeat of we must lay the groundivf work to return the nation to peaceful For Victory Roosevelt summed up the budget as the financial require ments for Heincluded a demand for a truly stiff fiscal program providing at least in new taxes on top of the which he esU mated present revenue laws will produce in fiscal He also urged xpngress not to alter the contract negotiation under which war production costs can be whittled the automatic doubling ofthe one per cent social security which would have gone into ef fect i except for con gressional action temporarilyde laying the effective He advised the that his estimates are base4 on the assumption that the wage and price line will be am convinced that the line can be he said And he reJM iterated his belief in sity for judicious dies to dawn the coat rf Approval Essential Declaring that planning can not il safely rely on hopes the dent nevertheless voiced the 3 hope that this gram will never be fully obligated 1 Bjit its approval isM he to permit f military leaders and pur procure1 ment agencies this flexibility they musthave in planning the job Barring a European victory other major the tv program from the start of fehBe preparation iri njidWft   

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