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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1944, Abilene, Texas gftfltnt porter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LXIV, NO. 55 A TEXAS NEWSPAPSB ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 11, 1944 -EIGHTEEN PAGES Associated Prat United Prns PRICE FIVE CENTS ROOSEVELT VISITS Roosevelt (left) peers from the window of his car during his visit to Hawaii. With him arc Gen. Douglas MacArthur (center) and Admiral Chester Nimitz (See story on Page (AP Wire- from and 'Japan Bombed By the Associated Press Bombing of the Philippines and Japan's industrial area of Nagasaki as well as her oil refineries on Sumatra under- scored strongly today President Roosevelt's war 'council affirmation of unconditional surrender for the Japanese. Gen. Douglas MacArlhur announced late yesterday the first bombing of the Philippines since the fall of Corregidor. Bombers hit airdromes at Davao, on Min- danao island, for three successive nights including Wed- nesday. B-29 Superfortresses based in China hammered industrial at Nagasaki, on the island of Kyushu, while a smaller formation from southeast Asia hit the oil refinery area of Palembang'on Sumatra, Japan's prime source of aviation gaso'iine. Tokyo acknowledged the Nagasaki attack and said "re- swiftly that head- quarters dad reasrm Io hrh'rvr that UK? (imnans did not know they were. Thf acknowledged ma- jni by American forces driv- ing north from fa lien Lc Mans, Nazis Rumored Moving to Mefz STOCKHOLM. -Aug. Tlie Nazi-controlled. Scandinavian Telegraph bureau said In i dispatch from Zurich today that the Ger- tnnti.s are evacuating and transferring their h e a dquarters eastward to Metz. The gave no soufce1 for thr report. (Eearlicr unconfirmed reports from the cmitinuiL had said the Germans were shifting their admin- i.M-rative offices Paris to Nan- Electors Plan to Gather in Dallas Srr PR. U C DALLAS. Tex.. Aup, If) Anti-fourth term Democratic eleo toi.s -scheduled to meet in Austin Wednesday to formula. tc ft pOhMble public pronouncement of their electoral college intentions, .will convene instead in Dallas aft- t r r the Sept. 12 .state parly conven- jtitn, E. B. Germany, a lender of i ilic "regular" group, said today. German v said that next week's 1 jiifffiijfi of the 23 clc.ciors had been because of prior com- by some of the electors ;nid illness of others. A..CC Buys Dormitory For Married Couples Abilrw .-ollr-jr has pur- rhr.-r-d a teii-rnnin ap.irimelil house ai thr corner "I Wa.slmieioii tarrl and KaM-Norih Ifilh Mrect. fnr (lie accommodati'i.'! m couple1- that plan lo enroll 111 (he school f.ill. nfficlillh of till! col- announced. .will 111 ad- dllinn lo a croup of apartments maintained in McDonald hall. ProMrtrnl Don H. Morris, .said that Hie demand for housing facili- ties for married cou'ilrs is very I heavy year, and (hat Hie pur- ;clmsr ol Hi'.1 apartmrnl house had IIH-II under consideration for some lime. I j Thr: building is livaled just across illu. slrert .souili from (he o I campus. W1IKUK YANKS Le Mans occupied, American forces were reported Thursday to he striking at Chartres in the outer 1'aris defense zone. Other columns veered south on Orleans, Tours and Angers. Tho (lark line i represents territory held hy American infantry, from which 'armored forces nre advancing. ;