Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1944, Abilene, Texas
WAR BOND SCORE 4th War Loan quota Salct Tuesday Saleitodatc Shortage Abilene Reporter WITHOUT OR OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OK FOES SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES" -Byron VOL. LXIII, NO. 238 A TEXAS 3mU, NEWSPAPU ABILENE, TEXAS, THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10, 1944 -TWELVE PAGES Aaociattt lili. .Maloelaji and .U- luit. are keeping airfields in unable, condition, although (bfy have no planes left there to Mr. Paul Beam, Associated Tress war correspondent ridinj In a dive bombing attack on Set PACIFIC. Pg. 1Z, Col. J prTTSTON, Pa.. Feb. g The body ol Uo-year-oM June Ann Fiilmer. who was. swallowed up by Ihe earlh In a mine nee, was THE WFAIHFR nored art, grossly were based, he said, on affidavits eti" and Issued for propaganda BUT-j signed by inmates and smuggled form.the institution John Shannon on Draft Board No. 2 John Shannon ol Merktl has been appointed to melnhfrfhip ol the county draft board No. 2. replacing Rex T. Gray. Shannon will report at Ihe Thurs- day meeting. Clint Stewart, secre- tary' said hrre Wednesday. A. A Heathlngton is chairman of Ihe board. Gray's resignation was effective when he muved out ol the county recently to Winters. 5. ni C0> Wr.ATIII.R HI RI..IT AniI.r.NK VTflMTV: r I ilh Thorn! aj nrtdif nirht: ri En ".1 i.irtti rtl: rftlrl niir nleht: Friday dl rnldrr. tl WEST TT.XAS: Uoodj w roldfr Thvndij: rain. Inn Panhandlr knd norln portinnt Ihr Tfro it thr. rlirr: rflr And VlllTM: Irrr ind Tillrj-, and mofh rrldrr It !A drjtr in Prl Kl Kr) n :.i r. "l i: ti -_ in ix recovered lonighl. The spot where Ihe body was found had been by-passed by a gasoline shovel which replace! miners who had removed ol din. bucket by bucket, since the child disappeared yesterday. As the arm nf the shovel swung down for another load, it struci 'h? O1' ii- r-r'votinn. 1 earth trickled down and the child', arm and leg became visible. Men rcenlerod the pit ar.ti care fully freed Ihe body, which WA oornc to Ihc surface by Mine In inspector Andrew Wilson of ".-tPa. Doctors al the sccnr th child apparently had died ol suffo cation. The body was found aboul 35 lee below the surface. June Ann. on a shopping trio ye.' terday with her aunl. Mrs. Marie Mitchell, and her broth- er. David, were walking hand-in- hand along a sideva'.k In a resi- dential section near downtown PIK-s- lon. Mrs. Mitchell caip .Iiiir Ann a 'ancerine and !hr child fell a [behind In an number or prisoners, A lota) of 3.600 Germans fell titir- ig the fighting along the entire ront in ihc last 24 hours n.s more 57 ccninintiitips were captur- d. Moscow In the most northerly here Llic Indians were rlrlving or the rail stulon or t.uga on Itic enlngrari-Warsaw railway, there bitter fighting a.s Sovltt forces vcrcamc hcflvily defended tfLs- rlct center of Orcdezh, 18 ml I PA lortheast ot Uiga. "By rcsolnlc blows frcm varioiw lircctions Soviet Iroojis sma5hecl nemy resistance nnd captured the late bulletin said, Also cnpUircd In this area BoS.shoyc-Znmachye, 13 miles norlh- .st, of Luga. The Kmsfans ninvinK frnm NnvdRorntl wrrc ncarinf Balr- nn the Vltelisk railway. In the tar sotilh around (lie captured manganese mine tnwn of Nikopol rtftht lowns, In- cluding Chrrtomlik, elicht mllc.'s northwest, nrre captured and 800 Germans killed. In Ihe Niko- pol area cfltuiclerahle equipment wan laktn anil livo companies nf Grrmani made prisoner as Ihe pursuer! ticaltn Narl TorcK the muri iUU and The Clermans for several months have been ablr to fcrep the Rus- .Mans al least five miles from their last railway supplylnz Krivoi a line rimninj lo the norlhwcsl through the junction ol Dollnovka. bul wilh ihe new breaklhrough of the past week in the Nikopol area and with the general deterioration of the German southern position lhat thin thread of supply seemed doomed. Marauders Dash Inland to Hit Railroad Yards LONDON, Feb. The steady bomb barrage along the r'rench "invasion coast" lifted suddenly' today and arched miles inland with more than 200 U. S. me- dium Marauders striking heavily at railroad yards and repair shops at Tergnicr. All the bombers returned safely. darhiK attack was the Mar- 'Uiders' deepest penetration of the European war. and apparently R Brc.il surprise In ihe Germans who nart been allowing Allifd planes -to lioimtl Ihc roaMat area wilh vir- tually no opposition in the last few weeks. It was exccuird simultaneously with blows by olhrr Marauders against the Pas-De-Calals area, and by Biitish Mitchell Bostons. Mos cniitos. Hurricanes m'.rt Typhoon, which carried out missions against olher targets in Northern France with loss. The Marauders noir have made more than .Wft sortirs over enemy territory wllboui loss Nlner dawn yesterday. Ihr ficrmam' surprise was rvtdrnrrd by llir fir I that Ihr hundreds of planrs relumed without a ".Intlr enroimlfr with enerm finhlcrs. IS head. German power still seems tn be mounting." A broadcast by the Nazi high command claimed gains of "several kilomclei.s" through a fended sector of the beachhead and Announced casualties of TJ. S. armed forces reached 31.173 dead, SI.iM wounded. missinr and prisoners. OF the latter. 1.3.16 lave died, most- ly in Japanese prison camps. 11 .M HUh and Inw trr p. m. and II. Mitfe And low K; M. nliht: mn ptrilnrtt U 9 dite lul jeir; Sooirl til. MESA Asks Probe Of Labor on WLB ;nnr. CLEVELAND. Frb. Thr with i Kdtirationsl Society of her inlo a yawtiin? The lan- ccrlne, Jolted frcm thcr hand, roll- ed along There was a moment of silence. Mrs. Mitchell screamed Passersby ran to her side, listened lo her frantic story and sent Tor rescue workers. Coal worldnRS. many of them abandoned, underly mosl of this city of 18.000. Cave-ins usually oc.- cur when lotted mine timncrs col- lapse. America called Inniziil tijinn Prcsi- rirni RoT'CvcH to "order an inves- of CIO and AFL member- ship on the War Labor Board. The union's national admlnistra- li.c committee telegraphed the peal lo the president following MESA's decision lo conlinue indef- initely a truce in its recent four- day affected more than Ohio and Michigan war plants independent union represen- tation on the WLB. The new dayUcht (o'.iowrd raid1; into Gerrn.iuy ar.rl Krar.ce las n'.sht by Ihe RAF. inehidinit an al lack on IV.c Gnonr and Rhone nlr craft rnarne farloiy at LimoRcs None of Ihe nisht r.iulcrs was losl The aitack on Teifnior. mSdwn bctwern SI. Qucn'.in and Solssons was the third operation In 36 hour by Ihe Martin Marauders. An RAF commentator said 111 Allies have been able tn do a bane up Inb of bombinc the "Atlant has been under attack 37 of the last M Ihe Luflwatle now is contesting onlv thr at'.acks on the vital lar- sel-. in Ihc hearl Germany. aimed lhat 700 Allied prisoners ere taken. Seeking tn relieve some enemy re.isure ihe landing forces, merlcan plar.es heavily bombed nd slrafcd German positions round the Aupian Way lown of islerna, H miles northeast of An- lo. which Ihe are said lo ave converted lulo a powerful for- rc.v. Nol a German plane appeared ver the beachhead yesterday, the nemy apparently not having re- ished the lo.vs o! 19 fightcr-bomb- TS over the area the previous day. The renewed Allied assault on Jassinn's defenses before dawn yesterday, followir.2 day of omparativc inactivity during which jolh sides paused lo catch their >rcath afirr six d.ijs of almost un- )roken fjghtine. As llir American fool soldiers worked Ihtir way up Ihc licizhtj toward the monastery, which the Germans have been uslnj as nn artillrry observation post. Al- lied artillery bid down a terri- fic barrage enemy posl- lEons frnm the east sirif of Ibe See CASSISO. 12. Co! 7 TRIGGER-HAPPY MARINE SCORES Strikes Increase WASHINGTON. Feb. 9 retary of Labor Perkins reported loday there were 3.730 strikes in IMS involving 1.900.000 workers which resulted In 13.500.300 idle second largest num. her of work stoppages European war began. since the NAMLTt. Kwajalcin Atoll, Mar- shall islands. Feb. 4-iDcIaycdi (T-.-An officer thought Edward Dnpcck. Pfc. Philadelphia. Pa., was trigRer happy. All the first nicht after Ihe Mar- ines landed Dupcck kept up a on his machine gun otf a point. Lt. J. R. rvaovan. Peoria. Ill, sent word for hi-n to "knock It "There aren't any Japs down thrrr.' messaced. "and lhat nlchi shnntlne ii liable to get you by someone mistaking you for a Jap." Dupeck sent aord back lhat ha was shooting at Japanese. The next morning Lleuleninl Donovan went over to see what peck had been shoollng at. He foui 35 or 40 Japanese piled up on beach before Dupeck's machine gu; 'The enemy had uttcmptcd to comi arour.d from another side of the land and inti'lrate the Marines' fo: Iho'cs during th< darkncij.