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   Pulaski Southwest Times (Newspaper) - January 27, 1944, Pulaski, Virginia                                TfiE WEATHER VIRGINIA Fair and oontlmied Warm today fair In east portion and cloudiness west portion with rain bcglnnlnk In southwest jioitlon Friday cloudy wltji rain and somewhat coldijv In west THE SOUTHWEST TIME Your Evening Newspaper Considered A Member of 98 Per Cent of Pulaski Homes WAR BONDS and give Me change fd the VOLUME 290 The Auoclated and Service JANUARY 1944 By Carrier Boy Within City 18c Per Week Germanys Hold On Northern Massia Is Fast Crumbling 4r di a ii t s REFUSED SOUTH OF Govorovs Ariiiy Is Racing Toward Estonia LONDON Mar tehal Joseph Stalin announ ced today that Leningrad had been completely liber ated by the twin of fensive of Generals Leonid Govorov and Met etskov and that the nazis had been driven 40 to 60 miles from the with more than 700 nearby towns and villages The Russians have reached the bank of the Luga river West of a Pravda dispatch reported today as the Leningrad army of Leonid Govorov Vol v khov army of A Mere tskov cbntUmed to from into roans Luga is only about 10 the Lehingrad yitebsk one of the two remaining railways radiating sou thward from Leningrad that main available for German The Pravda dispatch said three German regiments were defeated in a clash on the UP The German armys hold on northern Russia crumbled today as two soviet one driving and west from the oth er pushing west from slowly tightened a pincers threat ening to some nazi troops massed below Immediately below Russias sec ond Leonid Govorovs armies were racing toward the frontier following the yesterday of the big railway tenter of Krasnogvar 30 miles south of Lenin They had stormed through the town of 24 miles and reported in 48 miles from the city of Continued On Page Column 2 Rabatil Harbor Is Of Bomb Foray Jap Planes Blasted ADVANCED ALLIED HEAD VQVARTERS New jW Making bomb 18 JAviingei torped bombers in a masterful demonstration of ac curacy sank or left sinking seven shipsin the harbor at Rabaul Monday While more than 80 es shot down 24 and possibly 28 butofr60 Jap anese intercepting Pacific elaborating on headquarters of ficial announcement today of the the fightejrs afforded Avengers such brilliant cbyi fhat nipponese foVef their supposedly strong New Bri tain air base got through jtor run the Every Booth Hits LT y Utilizing what S8ie pilots call a bdnWtag from a low the Avengers aent fheif bombs Into sides of tho ships at the Every bomb hit a Four cargo shipj and a tanker were observed to Three oth aev spokesman so was HALF A MILLIONS iwORTH Governor is shown presenting a war bond to Robert manager of Pulaski whowas acclaimed the first theatre manager in Virginia to reach theatres quota of an E bond for every The bond was given by film To Beamer has sold E bonds with a maturity value of which is more than one bond each of the 875 seats in his theatrical Besides Beamer has sold other than E bonds amounting to a total maturity value of bringing his grand sales total to AP l Continued On Page JB vV1 Overseas Army Being Boosted TwoThirds Going Across This Year Cathps To Be Thinned PoittJ UP One to twopoint hikes in the ration point values on most cuts of lamb and veal were announced by off ice0 of price administra tion v More brown stamps vvill be required also for types df cheese and the values on pork loin cuts will be one point next The ration cost of all other pork cuts will remain Butter continues at 16 points but there will be slightly more OPA Lard Values are advanced one point to three points a v Beef Steak Higher The new effective cglls two increases on beef steak with revised values ranging from eight to 12 points a Most other beef including roasts and get a onepoint For lamb and mutton one or twopoint increases are fairly Cheddar cheese goes from 10 to 12 points a poundin the new table and cream cheese is raised from eight to Bleu and other cheeses are up four points to a total of With the exception of oysters which continue at present all canned fish given a four at 12 a pound compared with the previous Sausage Drops Among canned dried is raised two points to 18 iffhile cuts are ordered for canned pork beef tongue and Vienna Sliced dried beef Jn bulk gets a 14rp6int Up two points a AS pre sent plans shape twothirds Of Americas steadily growing army will be at overseas stations by the end of this That was today from War Secretary Stimson as he an nounced plans for closing a num ber of domestic army camps dur ing the next few and the transfer to combat units of a substantial proportion of the diers now assigned to administra tive overseas expansion pro gram double forces As of the end Of only about third of the army had been sent outside the v Will Retire Some f In a number of offi cers over particularly those commissioned directly from civil life or in the national guard and reserve will be placed on the list because no suitable assignments are avail able in prospect either at do ContlnUed On Pagre Column 4 WV Ad ministration faced with a possible weekend delay if they dont get some quick tried todayto a vote on their second attempt to federal iee plan for the arm ed At least IS members iFtwUl leave the capltof after todayV session some of them to attend Indiana funeral of Senator Van Nuys RIiuL andothwrs as vislf Jr Buoyed by a presidential message and by the support of some the southern Democrats who helped beat the first federal ballot admin istration backers were confident1 they have the votes to put over the new GreenLucas de spite the heat engendered when Senator Taft CROhtb describ ed it as a term an nouncement retorting to President Roosevelts assertion that a state bal lot plan wasx a de clared the administration was seeking ta line up the soldier State Comptroller Providing Data On Funds JP Three bills affecting highway revenue arid the problem of a bigger bonus for state making less than a year occupied the attention of Virginia legislators today as they awaited detailed data from the state comptrollers Office on the fiscal affairs of the The highway bills were set for a public hearing at 3 be fore the house finance They are Delegate Cole mans bill for a flat auto mobile the Norfolk de legation bill to cut the license from 40 to 20 cents per hundred pounds and a 6cent gasoline tax offered by Delegate of as a com panion to the license reduction Works OnBonus A senate finance headed by ftalph ton of Norfolk wlps working the bonus measure and it was learned that several plans for a floor under the bonus of low salaried eniployees were being Governor Darden recom mended a 15 per cent bonus on the first of income for state employees provided it did notboost total income above 500 a Daughton had the bill recom mited after it had once been re ported from the finance commit He said it should be amend ed to put a floor under the bonus or employees needing it most would get No Connection The Norfolk senator said his move had no connection with op position to the administration of the state personnel but it appeared likely there might be some dovetailing Sehator Andrew of has announced he will ask an investigation of the merit Department heads have re quested the senate finance and Continued On Page Column 1 Church Drive Contemplated PLANNING AIR SUPPORT FOR NEWTHRUST The big three of the allies Mediterranean air arm here are pictured as they checked arrangements for the bomber and fighter operations which kept control of the skies during tne new thrust that bypassed the German lines and landed troops within 30 miles of Left to right Nathan commander of the 15th air force Ira chief of allied air operations in the Mediterranean John commander of the 12th air signal corps radiophoto from Argentina Freezes Movements Of State Merchant Fleet Due To Attacks By Subs ROSS The Argentine military govern News Bulletins os church with laymen arid minis ters being asked to express their opinions Faror Continuance It was the unanimous opinion of the that thedrive be possibly during the months of April and It was also recommended that each of the participating churches their pastor and lay repre sentatives at a Mass Meeting at chnrcb at oclock February 6 Plan details and set the machinery A committee to nominate the idee secre andV committee is expected to named the Pastors Meeting J3a To Take Action Layman Support The Pulaski and vicinity min isterial association will meet to up its affairs Jiere by urday at the call of the the Lester to consider action looking to a secpnd go church campaign for the town and itwas learned V The meeting is to be held at the First Full attendance has been request A meeting of the exeisutive committee to discuss the advisabi lity of Bucfc a movement Was held yesterday in the pastors Firat Methodist ment fr6ze movements of the state merchant fleet today as one of the first followup actions to its diplomatic break with the all vessels being directed to remain in port until riew It expected that the tieup would not last since Argentine economy largely depends on the free move ment of the merchant Although no reason was given the freezing it seem ed apparent that the Ramirez government deemed it unwise to the vessels to the menace of any enemy submar ine in the south Atlantic until some provision could be made for their possibly in con Sank Three Ships Nazi submarines sank three Argentine ships in 1942 but no mention wasmade of tor pedoings in yesterdays official announcements concerning the dip lomatic As congratulations poured in from all over the the Argentine government turned to anotHer problem its dip lomatic break thequestion of communications with Suspension of facilities loomed a great importance in view of the revelations that Buenos Aires was headquarters for a giant espionage It is believed that telephone communic ations with Germany already have The Germannews agency a powerful nazi pro paganda has been I notified and it the proaxis afternoon newspaper served by Transocean and often said to be maintained by the German might close at the same Nations Editors To Keep Tight Censorship WASHINGTON M The advisory board to the press divi sion of the censorship office has advised the nations editors with the military situation in Europe approaching the critical that the closest possible watch must he kept dis closure of even the slightest of military The situation is at a said the where even an inad vertent careless or illadvised comment might cost the lives of thousands of our fighting It becomes the boards statement to give not casual but most earnest and everrpresent consideration to the censorship code to which newspapers have xxx In now is the time for all of us to show that we wfll NOTICE SERVED Selective service served notice today on the farm workers who have been deferred from mili tary service that if their in dividual production does not add substantially to the nations food supply their may be STILL NEUTRAL Count Fran cisco Gomez Spanish foreign reaffirmed Spains neutrality what he said was a war of nerves by the belligerents to force her to choose between the two RECORD SEEN planes operating from bases in Britain and the Mediterranean have dropped tons of iomba on Hitlers European fortress since according to RAF thereby probably set ting V a record fdr a single TRIALS PLANNED The Berlin correspondent of the Stockholm newspaper Dagens Nyheter quoted informed Ger man quarters today as saying that triah of American and Bri tish war prisoners ly in retaliation the Khar kov trials of Germans accused of atrocities in now are in a preparatory DECRIES BREAK OP ForeignMinister Joachim von Bibbentrop decried today what he termed Argentinas surrend er to United States benevo lence and declared that n end no was the loser by the Argentine erance diplomatic relations with the QUOTAS UPPED OB Sup plementary quotas of newsprint were granted all daily Sapera today by the war pro uction board to permit public ation the extra day in leap ytear which was not taken into account in the wrl final Quarterly BRICKERHEARD WASHINGTON Got ernor John Brkker of Ohio that Bulgarian Crisis Similar To Italy Seen Approaching Budapest dispatches said today that Bulgaria approaching a crisis comparable to that of Italy last July when was The decisive factor in Bul garian politicscontinues to be he presence of 20 German divi sions which have become forces of occupation rather than de fenders of the the Budapest of the Gazette de Lausanne Al lied bombings were said to have produced physical and political Sofia was said to be with average destruction of 60 per cent in three fourths of the Open discontent was re especially against those responsible for state Three Injured In Cab Crash Vehicle Drops 50 Feet On Mountainside And Catches Corvin of Max died shortly jafter oclock at Pulaski Three nlen were two shortly before noon to when the cab of a trailer truck left the Lee hjghway near the top of Draper smashed the guard rail and drop ped more than 50 feet the trees below before catching afire The injured included Bob Hay believed to have been the driver of vehicle owned by of Cape of roufe and Corvin Arn whose address could not be Full extent of the mens hurts had been determined shortly after 1 oclock but it was under stood that Coley and Arnold were critically burned and might not The three were pulled from the burning cab by Baker and state highway de partment employees who noticed smoke as they drove down the Ambulances were called and two along with the fire StateTrooper Akers and Chief or PpBce Pierce sta ted they were told that Hayden blamed the locking of brakes for the the vehicle skidding on a slippery spot on the high way arid bitting the guard rail wWch hold the heavy A The stated that the trailer had DewTtaft the Valr ley Trucking place and Hayden apparently was coming to Pulaski the accident to Goering Divisions Appear Yanks Advancing By EDWARD KENNEDY ALLIED The first German counterattack against the Ameri cans and British just south the first of the many that probably will be launched in a furious effort to wipe out the al lied has been thrown back with the crushing of Ger man allied headquarters announced Men and supplies continued to pile into the strategic wedge threatening the Italian Meet Armored Unit Harold Alexanders central Mediterranean headquar ters announced that elements of the Hermann Goering armored division had been met southwest of the chief town of Mussolinis famous Pontine marsh agricultural in The Germans left 120 dead ton the field as they were tossed The Hermann Goeririg divi formerly an armored gren adier has been strength1 ened by new equipment to a fully armored It was last en countered on the main fifth army Its appearance on the beachhead front indicated it had been shifted to counter the threat to the German Uproot Germans other Americans of the fifth 48 miles east of continuing to uproot mines and meshea de struggled slowly forward across flooded streams and over steep crags just north of Cassino where field dispatches said they were within half a mile of the Liri valley gateway and were overlooking the bombjumbled ruins of the ancient monastery Patrols had penetrated the outskirts of the Some four miles farther north the French rushed down from their mountain positions on II in Thesant Elia across the Secco river and the CassinoAtina road and attacked the Germans on the slopes of Cassina Deserted Cassino itself appeared to have been largely abandoned by the but their positions on the rugged mass of Cairo and other hills nearby enabled them to rake the streets and ruined houses with their Allied naval units continued to exert a powerful control over the cbastal roads by which Germans could shift their fighting front from the Cassinoarea to the northern and again ploughed up sections near Formia Tuesday night with their plung ing This sea attack on enemy road traffic is continuing by day and Continued On Column J Hollywood Actor Refuses To Take Rating Of Major A LIBERATOR BOMB ER UP Jimmy formerly of Hollywood and now leader of a Liberator bomber is the talk of his alrmates at base because he startled a sup erior officer by turning down promotion to Friends of the won his wings the hard quoted him as explaining his refusal by saying that he didnt want to be raised to a higher rank until my junior officera get promoted from lanky star of Smith Goes to Washington nuined mum about the incident like Clark he has been asaldnowly ing the limelight dace he Inctantly granted a press ton ference on arrival   

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