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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - December 12, 1944, Abilene, Texas SIXTH WAR LOAN County Quota ...... $3,395,000.00 Series E Quota ..... $1,055,000.00 Series E Sales ..... $ 956,841.60 ®fje Abilene Reporter -ileitis E V I: JVI IV G FINAL VOL. LXIV, NO. 174 A TEXAS    NEWSPAPER “WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIES OS OR FOES WE SKI I Gil YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS ll GOES.”-Byron ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 12, 1944 --TWELVE PAGES Associe ed Press (AP) United    PresJ tVJ'.IPRICE FIVE    CENTS.CASUALTIES HEAVY, GOING TOUGH AS SEVEN ALLIED ARMIES HACK DEEPER INTO REICH'S OUTER DEFENSES Bv VIRGIL PINKLEY United Press War Correspondent WITH ALLIED ARMIES. Inside Germany. Dec. 9—(Delayed' —(UPi-Each gain against Germany is costing the seven Allied armies heavily in f casualties and the battle goes slowly and tougher as every yard is hacked out of the series of formidable defenses. But the Germans are losing, too. at a time when their manpower— especially trained soldiers at the best fighting ages—is at an all time low. While security quite naturally does not permit disclosure of the exact J losses, it would be unfair to the men fighting under miserable winter At conditions to assert that casualties are light or the going easy. Personally I can state after visits to the Canadian. British and two American fronts that recent gains were made after close rugged fighting, j One infantry assault officer several days ago told me casualties in his regiment in a preceding fortnight were heavier than any time since the Normandy landings. This does not mean the current battles, and there - are no indications the Germans are pulling out until forced to do so I “ in hard fighting. The same fanatical resistance prevailing at D-Day still exists, even more so in some instances, since the Allies are fighting on the so-called holy German soil. A recent War department official release showed the Allies in the first five months after D-Day had suffered 200.349 casualties, or approximately 1.333 daily. These losses, however, occurred when the Allies had fewer troops in the field than presently and during periods when the war was highly mobile with the Germans retreating. In the first 13 days after D-Day the causalties were much smaller than expected. In that period the Allies suffered 36.031 killed, wounded or missing, of which 19,640 were Americans; 13.572 British and 2.819 Canadians. Since Nov. I, to when the War department figures were tabulated, casualties have taken an additional heavy toll of the finest fighting young men and officers from America, Britain and Canada. All four American armies, the British Second, the Canadian First and also the French First have been locked in bitter struggles. * # * There are a number of reasons why casualties continue. Fighting is in closer quarters with the Germans dug in better than any time since D-Dav. The terrain is more difficult, with a mixture of forests, swampy areas, hills, streams, rivers, canal. Also there were the Maginot and Siegfried lines, community-dug anti-tank ditches, foxholes, trenches and many strongly emplaced tanks and artillery pieces. The Germans also converted every crossroad, hamlet, village, towm and city into a strong-point, which required the Allies to virtually I* vel each one and then clean out each cellar or dugout by hand. Weather also reduced mobility and limits the Allies from fully employing the superiority of tanks, self-propelled guns and airplanes, As the fighting moves deeper into Germany, the enemy’s interior supply lines become shorter as to the fighting fronts, which enables the Germans to bring up a greater concentration of manpower and weapons. Artillery and anti-aircraft guns withdrawn from Belgium and Hol-! land have been packed into the western frontiers of the Reich for use against land troops. After the September lulls, when the Allies were forced to halt because of the gasoline shortage, Germany sowed vast areas with many new t\pes of mines, including those of wood and plasties to prevent detection. British and Canadian officers and men all agree the Ger mans have sown more mines on their fronts than at any time since D-Day. An indication of what the men up front are going through is seen in the casualty figures for one hospital in one month: 798 men admitted with mortar and artillery wounds; 372 gunshot wounds, 60 from bombs, mines or booby traps. Ano injury ti abdom ir One her > ext] a1 in Can >spftal in one month treaded 800 men suffering from 92 for face wounds; 89 for chest Injuries and 28 for 7th Breaks Maginot ’First Lunges .From Forest; Reich Blitzed PARIS, Dec. 12—(/Ph—The U. S. Seventh army in the center of the western front today broke clear through the Maginot line and advanced more than six - miles in eight hours, reaching Kelt*, 15 miles southwest of the Rhine city of Karlsruhe. Seitz is four miies from the Palatinate border and a mile and a half west of the Rhine. A dozen French towns along the Rhine were captured. By the Asseiated Press U. S. First army infantry burst from the Hurtgen forest today, seizing 1,000 yards of gthe west bank of the Roer river, as along the western front three American armies dealt pile-driver blows against the Germans. A great fleet of almost 2,200 a American planes, including 1.250 Flying Fortresses and Liberators, smashed at the Nazis’ main synthetic oil refinery at Merseburg and at flanau and Asehaf-fensburg railyards today, in the wake of yesterday’s record two-ijl way assault by bombers and fighters. The U. S. Third army struck hard against the Saar basin and battled from house to house in Saarlautern and other towns in that sector. First army units advanced within g I 1-2 miles of Duren, anchor of the German Roer line. A supreme headquarters spokesman speculated that the bulk of German forces already had been withdrawn to the Roer's east side, leaving delaying forces behind. ® The U. S. Seventh army menaced the German Palatinate. Berlin said the Seventh had launched a new' major offensive against the Siegfried line between the captured cities of Sar-^ reguemines and Ilaguenau, and that a violent tank battle wls raging. Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Patch’s Seventh army soon may join three other U. S. armies already on German soil. Lashing out on a 25-mile ^troops took Haguenau. last import-front in northern Alsace, these ant French city in the Rhine valley invasion route leading to the Ludwigshafen and Mannheim areas, heart of the German chemical industry. ^ On their left Lt. Gen. George S. Patton’s Third army, after breaking the stubborn resistance in Sar- See GERMANY, Pg. ll, Col. 7 FIVE Cis FROM ABILENE AREA IN THIS PHOTO—Army men from Texas are shown above at a Texas State Day Party at a South Pacific base. The girl is Martha Eubank, American Red Cross, from Sherman. Pictured left to right are: Bottom row, T-5 Marvin G. Sears, Dalhart; Pvt. Eugene Dasher, Littlefield: Sgt. Toe Fuentes and Pvt. Clyde Vanderford, El Paso; Sgt. Flair W. Hingle, Borger; Pvt. Troy I. Barnett, Nocona; Miss Eubank; Cpl. Walter L. Morgan, San Saba; Cpl. Murry Boyd. Snyder; Pvt. Harry C. Krop, Colorado City; T-3 Charles Black, El Paso; Pvt. Sewell Yarbrough, Lubbock, and Pfc. Arthur Ellis, Waco. Center how. Cpl. James A. Dowell, Junction; T-5 Luis R. Canter. Grulla; Pvt. Robert R. Espinosa, San Antonio; T-4 John W. Waggoner, Knox City; Pvt. Albert Cummings, Edinburg; Pfc. Jack H. Dunn, Austin; Pvt. Billy C. Walton, Lubbock; Pvt. L. W. Walthall, Fort WTorth; Pfc. James II. Neely, Tolar; Pfc. Andy Hull, San Antonio; and Pvt. Clarence W. Ezell, San Antonio. Top row. Pvt. Thomas A. Parker, Pecos; Pvt. Cecil Higgs, Sweetwater; T-5 Leo C. Reynolds, Trent; Cpl. Ramiro R. Trevino, Benavides; T-5 Hubert Menn, Yorktown; S-Sgt. C. J. Kunze, Halletsville; S-Sgt. Spence Hall. Post; Cpl. Raymond Garcia, San Antonio; Pvt. Ray S. Hassell, Amarillo. Highway 84 Paving Let; $539,874 Cost % Largest highway construction contract for a West Texas job in several years was awarded Tuesday morning by the state highway commission to provide new paving on highway 84 in Taylor county from its junction with No. 83 to the Coleman county line. Low bid, made by T. M. Brown and Sons of Abilene, was $539,874.05, for the 12.05 miles of highway, an average of $44,802 per mile. S. J. Treadaway, Abilene division highway engineer, said in Austin that the entire section of the highway would be completely new, and virtually all of it an an entirely new----------- Anson Rifes for Mishap Victim * IB ^hoppmqi Baas IU till (Christians route. Right-of-w'ay for straightening the highway is being obtained by Taylor county. The only town on the 12.05-mile segment is Lawn. Highway 84 is a heavily-traveled route for north-south traffic coming down from the Panhandle and South Plains to Abilene and such centers as Austin. Waco, Temple. San Antonio, Houston and central md southeastern Texas generally. Highway 83 from Abilene southward is paved with concrete and at a point 14 miles south of the city No. 84 branches off southeastward for Lawn, Goldsboro, Novice, Coleman. Santa Anna, Brownwood and points southeastward. From its juncture with No. 83 to the Coleman county line it is an extremely narrow, badly worn, obsolete highway. The new construction will he of asphalt 22 feet wide with eight-foot caliche shoulders on each side, affording a 38-foot driving surface. This will replace the bumpy surface so badly worn by heavy war-time traffic, especially military traffic. This highway connects Camp Barkery and Camp Bowie. Of six bids made for the job the highest was $667,309.82 by Ernest Lloyd of Fort Worth and next to the low bid of J. M. Brown and Son was that of Austin Bridge Co., Dallas, of $596,567.62. The state highway engineer’s esti ANSON. Dec. 12—Funeral for Jeanne Kelly, 18. University of New Mexico student who was killed instantly Monday when struck by an automobile in Albuquerque, N. M.. will be here Wednesday. Definite time will be announced from Lawrence funeral home. Miss Kelly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kelly of Lovington. N. M., and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sanders of Anson, was born here. Her family moved to New Mexico some IO years ago. She was graduated from Lovington high school. Services were to be conducted in Lovington today before the body is brought to Anson. Rites here will be in the Church of Christ with the former minister, James Williford, now of Carlsbad, N. M.. officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope cemetery here. City Community Chest in Offing Final report of the Taylor County War Chest campaign commitee made at a meeting Monday afternoon, showed a total of $79,000 raised in the recent campaign. The total quota for the campaign was $67,136 plus $650 campaign expense. E. VV. Berry. War Chest chairman for the past two years, and members of the executive committee, tendered their resignations and the meeting, which included representatives of local organizations sharing in the War Chest fund, nam-d a committee to form a permanent Community Chest. Heading the committee is R. W. Fielder with E. M. Overshincr representing the Salvation Army, George Barron the Boy Scouts, Tom K Eplcn the YWCA. Aldridee Gray the Youth Center and Frank Grimes the public. The meeting Monday voted to allot $4,000 of the overage in the fund to the recently-opened Youth Center. The remaining excess above the quota of the local organizations included in the fund-raisnjt campaign will be checked to those organizations but their representatives indicated such funds would bo re-deposited in the Community Chest to be formed. Floor Prices Set DALLAS, Dec. 12— (UP' — The War Food administration prepared today to pay farmers “floor prices’’ mate for the highway 84 project was of 15 cents a pound for unsold por-$499,400, or about $40,000 less than tions of this year’s pecan crop and the lowest bid.    27 cents a dozen for candled eggs. •WEARY 36TH CHALKS UP ENDURANCE RECORD By CLINTON B. CONGER WITH THE SIXTH ARMY GROUP, Somewhere in Alsace, Dec. J^L— (Delayed) — (UP) —Bearded. weary Texas doughboys of the 36th infantry division, were credited today with a new U. £. army endurance record in their drive to plant the Lone Star flag on the banks £{ the Rhine. w At 8 a. rn., the veteran 36th began its 119th consecutive day in contact with the Germans— probably the most biiter, rigorous 119 days ever passed by any American division. But records count for little on This front, and the 36th began this day like any other—by smashing feirce Nazi rear guard action in a drive to crack open an annoying bottleneck on the slopes of the Vosges mountains. ft Now under French command, the 36th had fought side-by-side with tough Moroccan goums in the long drive across France during the 118 days since D-Day on the Mediterranean coast. It’s not been an easy fight. One authoritative estimate placed the division’s infantry replacements at 90 percent since the southern France landings, and some companies have had as many cs 12 commanders. But the Texans still manage to retain their sense of humor. At the front they shout at one another in GI French, and occasionally a Dallasite will refer to the dark-skinned Goums as “the Fort Worth battalion.” The specific whereabouts of the 36th today was not disclosed. Ten days ag<* the Texans were on the slopes of the Vosges above Selestat, and reports indicated they presently are locked in close combat with German rear sucres between the Vosges slopes and the flooded plains below. Ahead of them lie scores of those innumerable little Alsatian towns—each one i barrier in the march on the Rhine. The 79th division claimed 117 days of contact in its drive across France tow ard Lune Ville, and the 45th division, which Friday will be fighting its 356th day of combat since coming overseas, reported 119 days of continuous contact in the Italian campaign, according to some sources. The 36th has always had at least two and generally three regiments in the front lines. One regiment recently went through a 10-hour street battle and still is carrying on without a breather Guy E. Paxton Dr. E. tv ( row    ........ Mrs. Minnie It. Oldham ...... Smith Beauty Shop ...... (ash Goodfellow committeemen said that a number of names heretofore included on the list of donors have not come in this season. 5.00 5.00 J I OO 5.00 5.00 today Allied h entities lunes. idlan outfit of IOO men handling a nasty assignment along the Scheldt finally won the objective with nine men wounded, killed or missing, In one tank battle. 32 Allied tanks were knocked out while the German panzer loss was nine. But of course there are plenty of cases where Nazi outfits were virtually wiped out or hacked to bits. But it is stiff savage, bloody, fighting under serious climate and terrain. And tile men who are facing the Germans in the front lines know the war is all over except for the fighting. Need Adion -r I    c «    !__ lo lop Taylor Tokyo Scrips E Bond Quoia Accelerated action on the European and Philippine battlefronts failed to find its counterpart in Taylor county as Sixth War Loan leaders today announced they were four da vs and $98,158.40 away from their Series E bond quota. Pointing to the daily mounting casualty reports coming home, County Chairman C. M. Caldwell today reemphasized his appeal that the goal be reached , that all reports be made, by the official end of the Sixth War Loan period, Dec 16. The county stands well over its overall quota of $3,395,000 with sales of all securities since the drive opened now totaling $3,828,803. The E buyers, however, still lag. Sales of $21,356.25 Monday brought the county total to 956,841.60 on a goal of $1,035,000. Communities outside Abilene are joining in the effort to pull the sales up to the goal. Shep citizens purchased approximately $4,000 in Series E bonds at a rally there Monday night in which Ma]. David Evans, special service oi fleer, ASFTC, and his bond wagon wrere featured. W. H. Pillion is community chairman. Bradshaw's bond rally, postponed last week because of rainy weather, has been reset for tonight wit Ii Major Evans scheduled. Thursday night Major Evans will he at Buffalo Gap. In nearby Hawley, Jones county, Gilbert B. (Gib) Sandcfer, American Red Cross repre.se ntative recently returned from the China-Burma-India theater, will address a Sixth War Loan rally at the school tonight at 7:30 o'clock. Elmer Holland is community chairman. Sale of E bonds through Dec. 31 may be counted on 'lie county quota, but county leaders are attempting to meet the goaj by the official end of the drive Unofficial sales tabulations for counties in tills area were released today by Lockett Shelton, assistant regional manager of the War Finance committee of Texas. Sales during the Sixth War Loan drive through Dec. 9 were; For Sky Siege WAR AT A GLANCE WESTERN FRONT; First 17.8. army drives to Roer; INS Third capture* Sarreguemines; Seventh take* Ilaguenau. EX STERN FRONT: Russians battle into northern suburbs of Budapest. PACIFIC : American 77th and 7th infantry divisions annihilate Japanese 26th division on Feyte west coast. Berlin says Tokyo being evacuated of non-essential civilians, supt rforts drop incendiaries on Tokyo. Italian:    Rain slows Eighth north of Ravenna. Rebels Step Up Athens Assault Goodfellows Call For Used Toys The Goodfellow fund reached $750.50. less than half of its $2,000 goal, today. Likewise, toy contributions are lagging. Fire Chief D. C. Musick yesterday said that the number of toys left in downtown collection barrels was few in comparison to donations of previous years Toys must be turned in Wilt Ii in the next IO days, Musick said, to allow time for reconditioning by firemen before Christmas. Letters received by The Goodfel-lows daily request baskets at Christmas time. One letter today gave the name of a family with several small children, the father unable to work and the mother drawing a salary too small to allow’ Christmas buying. Contributing to the fund late yesterday and today were: Ilr. and Mrs. J. Made llcdrn k SIO.OO t otiN i v— Horden ( a'lahan Coke ( ulema n ( nnchu Ector I l»her Howard Jones .Martin Mid'and MIU lu ll Nota ii Kunnrla Scan y shai Kelford sterling taylor Tom Green OVI It-ALL I 8 XI ES SALE I ti 2.25 $ J,I';-*.25 I.*;,in.5o ;tiH,K.o.oo 'IX,025.00    51,525.00 32A,131,15 'till KO'. 15 132.101.. >5 220,102.15 I Cl..IOO,OO 125.OOM.50 150.000.00    213,000.00 215.331.50 1,011,510.25 300.120.50 OOH,OKO.OO 21,015.00    132,!l 10.00 305.111, *5 1,311,120.25 I t i l I 25    031,100.00 111,013.15 1.03.500.15 200.0.: 1.50 OUK,020.50 110,015.00    315,120.00 10,515 OII 2I.K.403.25 23,5 .0 ti .'25.011.1)0 OI 1,454.00 3,151,151.50 H51.05H. 15 2,215.038.15 Luftwaffe Returns To Front in Italy HOME, Dec. 12 -of -The German air force has returned to the Italian battle areas, swooping down over the Fifth army front, bombing and strafing troops and communications, Allied headquarters announced today, As the Nazi airmen made these attacks yesterday the Lamone river rose to a depth of .seven or eight feet, after a week of heavy rain, slowing down Eighth army operations in eastern Italy to patrols noun of Ravenna and above Faen-za. Bv The Assoria ted Press ATHENS. Dee 12—Left-wing ELAS forces sent shells crashing into Athens and continued their all-out attempts to break into the center of the city today. (An Athens broadcast said Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander, Allied commander in the .Mediterranean, had arrived In Athens with Ila:old MacMillan, British minister resident in the Middle East.) RAF planes at dawn shot up ELAS reinforcements moving on the capital from Anoliosia. five miler to the northwest.. Several shells fell near the center of Athens, some near British headquarters, and flames swept through numerous buildings. Fires in the market place threatened to get beyond control. Water supplies were cut off in large sections of the city. The FLAB, the militia of the leftist FAM or National Liberation Front, began last night the atempt to drive Into the heart of Athens. <A BBC broadcast said the El,AS had increased the shelling of the city seeking "to force a decision before British reinforcements arrive ") Boy Scouts Join Series E Drive Boy Scouts began their portion of the drive to sell Series E bond today with a Treasury department War Bond Medal a.% a goal. The award will be given to a Scout who sells $1,000 in Scries E bonds, if the total is reached by sales to as many as three families. C. M Caldwell, county bond chairman. expressed his appreciation of the Scouts’ participation in the drive, adding that he believed wit Ii their aid the Series E quota would be over the top. British Labor for Making Axis Poy LONDON. Dec. 12—(UP) — The British Labor party in annual conference today adopted a resolution demanding "full reparation restitution for the victims of German and Japanese aggression," Thousands of Japs Die in Ormoc Trap By tilt* Associated Press Tokyo, capital of Japan and the home of 7,000,000 peoplq harassed by continued raids by American Superlortresses, is beme evacuated, the enemy radio ^aid today. Shortly after the Japanese radio announced several Superfortresses had flown over the capital without dropping bombs between midnight and 5 a. in. today (Japanese time) the Berlin radio, quoting a Transocean (German) news agency dispatch, said the city is being evacuated. Twenty thousand persons, mostly aged and infirm as well as children and expectant mothers, are leaving today. Essential workers and the civil defense forces must stay behind, the radio asserted. Bitter fighting still raged on bloody Leyte island in the Philippines today despite the slaughtering of thousands of Japanese caught in an American trap. American 77th and 7th infantry divisions annihilated the Japanese 26th division which was hopelessly snarled between the two Yankee outfits converging from the north and south on Leyte’s west coast. Tho job was finished Liters UnmfVr I Monday when the two Amer-| ||{J |JUI I IU J UU Down on Tokyo ican divisions joined. Meanwhile other units of the 77th, which made the destruction of the Nipponese 26th possible by' an amphibious landing at Ormoc. import-int Japanese reinforcement port, fought from house to house and street to street in the port town and wiped on* the defending enemy garrison to the last man. (leu. Douglas MacArthur reported great store* of equipment and supplies were captured. Elimination of the Japanese in the Ormoc sector wiped out the southern sector of the I ama-shita line. Now the Americans can turn their full power on Japanese fighting wit ii the viciousness of cornered animals In the Ormoc corridor to tile nortii. The Yamashita line s northern si ;-men! cm be taken from reverse, wit Ii Hie 7th and 77th pressing from the south and the 32d American division clamping down from 'lie north. MacArthur reported the 32d making slow, but steady progress in the corridor which runs from Ormoc north to Carigara bay. « # * Tho Chinese high command reported continued success as the Japanese retreated from strategic Kweichow province, pursued by the Chinese along the Kweichow-Kwangsi railway. Reinforcement*, moving down from the north, streamed southward through Chungking today and it is likely these ( liinese troops are being drawn from the ranks of units which have been beld down by the Communists. Quakes Recorded Bv The Associated Press Tokyo rad.*) reported American Superfortresses dropped incendiary bombs “in two or three places" tonight (Japanese time.) Recorded by the Federal Communications commission, the broadcast said it was the fourth incursion over Tokyo by the Superior^ today. Between midnight and 5 a. rn, Superfortresses from th** Mariana islands made three Incursions into Japan. Radio Tokyo announced today, After Radio Tokyo reported to the Japanese people that "a *malb number of B-29s" had "raided the Japanese mainland in several waves,” it added: "About midnight one or two planes appeared off thf mainland and another plane came over the lokaido district. "In addition, shortly after 3 a. rn., a single plane appeared over the Shizuoka prefecture area and .shortly after 5 a. rn., another single plane came over the Tokaido area.” Tile Shizuoka area was badly shaken up by last week’s earthquake and a resultant tidal wave winch covered houses with water. Hence the flight may have been for photograph!:; purposes to establish the damage sustained. NEW YORK. Dec Ford ha rn university seismograph today recorded two distinct earth tremors which the Rev, Joseph J. Lynch, seismologist, said apparently originated in the Aleutian islands. Blockout Relaxed LONDON, Dec. 12—(TP)—For the first time since the start of the "7” TV Thf, war, blackout restrictions were re- I it (/i int 4    . .    Q    e    TVxvj&p    Fnlkf»- C C Groups lo Meet There will be a joint meeting of military affairs and the aviation committees at the Abilene chamber of commerce Wednesday at IO a. rn., it was announced today. laxed last night at Dover, Folkestone. Hvthe, New Rommey, Lvdd and other coastal towns and adjoining rural areas. The Weather is DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE U • V rill It Bl Kl Al ABILENE AND VICINITY—Fair with afternoon temperatures in the 50’s Lowest reading Wednesday morning. 30. E AST TV XAS f air north, cloudy south portion this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday with occasional light rain tonight or Wednesday Lowest temperature.* tonight 28 32 degree* tn exit emem northeast. 24-28 degrees rn north west portion. UVSP I EXAS Fair this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday. Slightly colder with lowest tonight 18-22 degree* rn Panhandle not much change elsewhere with lows between 26-30 degrees except in Del Rio Eagle Pass area where it will be between 34-38 degrees tonight. Maximum temperature last 24 noun, 44 Minimum temperature last 12 hour* TEMPERA l l RES Tue Mon M on -Su ti A M. Hour P M CITED IX PACIFIC—These Marines, who received Purple Hearts for wounds sutfered on Saipan and Tinian, are (left to right): Pfc. Gene VV. Doubles, 92(1 Bois O’arc St tyler, Tex.; Cpl. Joe II. Bennett, Houston; Cpl. Oscar D. Sowers. Houston; Sgt. Giles ll. Reynolds, Austin; Pie. George L. Coulter, Seymour, Tex.; Pvt. Marshal E. Wilson, Leedy, Okla and Pie. Frank P. Walter, Fort Worth. (AP Photo from Marine Corps). 31 ~ 30    23 29 29 29— I— 3t> 39 29 - 3— 42 26— 29    26— 26— tv— 41 26— 7— 40 25— 8— 34 9— 32 43 -M 43 43 29 29 30 32 27 29—10— 31 32—11— 3u 41 3 38 Cun MKP this ntnminf 45 36—12— 31    2$ ;