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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1944, Abilene, Texas WAR BONO SCOM 4th Wof Loan quota Monday lei thii month Shortegt 223 Wan Mem fceporterr WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS1T A TKXAS HEWSPAPB1 WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1944TEN PAGES Press AP Unlltd Pint PRICE FIVE CENTS MaybeNot VetSays Argentina 25 from reliable quarters that Argentina in tended to break relations with the Axis gave a worldwide buildup to a 15minute radio speech by President Pedro Fifth Army Enters Cassino Landowners Get Moving Orders amirez but the presi ent confined his talk to the recent San Juan earthquake and to a few remarks against domestic The rupture with the Axis re fained a ome informed persons had pre dicted that It would occur at any mlnule similarly trustworthy In formants in Chile said it would come before Salurday Shortly before the presidents the Argentine Foreign Min Alberto told news paper correspondent in Buenos Aires that Argentina was prepar ed to lake the final step o elimin ale H espionage activities which endanger the dignity of the na This might not mean breaking off with Germany and her but Gilbert re frained from The Montevideo quoting a special correspondent in Buenos Gilbert yesterday told me British and United States am bassadors his government would break relations with Germany and he was reported still trying to convince other members of cabinet andmem rs of the colonels to Authorized sources in Bnenes said tonight x police In quiry had uncovered espion activities corroborating eti Qdence provided by the who arrested an Argentine eon nlir employe in Existence espionage IB Argentina given in all re ports as osenslble reason Argentina intended to sever it aliens with the The president went on the air as to deal with transcendental riat the lo mention diplomatic n he discussed the 9 an Juan earthquake which more than persons died ten days and praUed his own regime for its prompt provision of relief 4r this greatest catastrophe in the nUlory of the He then commented on western hemisphere particularly praising Chile as brothers in blood and concluded by criticizing his predecessors and elements which he said were striving to disunite Ar PERHAPS HOT VET Artura Argentinas oneday president and present sm to was Tlady to go lo Buenos Aires Regarded as he is be lieved by some to be a prime in fluence for breaking with the The whole thing boiled down to t case of perhapsbut not AThe foreign minister told news papermen they could draw their own conclusions to what was meant by the final step in his state Trie British and United States ambassadors have been advised ot Re measures taken by the govern ment to eliminate The activities and power of Hie espionage ring wes revealed by its ability to introduce an agent Argentinas consular Referring to Ojmar Seized by British minorities In Trinidad while en route to Bar celona to assume a consular Gilbert said the government has decided that activities will not prosper In the nation and fldtd never will we be We will permit three or four mad men to attempt to change true The government is dis posed to eliminate all activities which endanger the dignity oi the Notice to evacuate by IS has been given by the War department to residents on acres of land straddling Ihe eoun ly line from a point iwo miles east of Bradshaw This was confirmed at Lawn and by Ihe Army corps of engineers real estate branch in Dallas yester The Army is preparing to taKe possession of the land by authority of an order issued 1943 by Judge WhlUield Davidson in United States distrlcl court at Dal Petition for condemnation of the filed last summer by District Clyde states that the War department wanted possession of the land for use in connect n with the Air Sup port command base near II was understood last fall the plan was to use the acres lor a bombing Tlie War department took action last fall to lake possession the land under the orders of Immediate possession issued by the tcdersl landowners and tenants on the land were notified shortly thereafter that plans had been changed and that they would not be disturbed for the It was reported yesterday from Lawn and Bradshaw that a num ber of residents of area moved from it last fall and then moved back and resumed They are now being notified to evacuate again by sajd report from Die south end of Taylor coun ty lhat was confirmed by the Army Corps ot A change of plans necessitated hailing the project at first uul the people residing there werf Inform ed this was temporary and that the government would be bacX Colonel Army Corps of was quoted as saying iri Dallas yes The return of the government to lake possession of the land has now Engle added In a state ment to The Associated The residents of the orea were as sured ol proper compensation by Colonel The government was given aulh ority by the federal court to take possession of 840 acres In fee simple and ot the remainder of acres by The 840acrc to be bought outright Is located east ol Tlie remaining land h the affected area Is south from that extending five and onehalt miles southward and from I 12 to See 1 Allies Down 46 Planes Over Rabaul TwoDay Toll Hiked to64 By OLEN CLEMENTS ADVANCED ALLIED New Gui 26 AP fighter planes tor pedo and divebombers in sec ondday visits fo Lakunai air drome at New Bri shot down 46 Japanese planes for bringing to 64 the numberpf enemy aircraft destroyed over the important Nipponese base in two days loss of 11 Allied VThe latest on in Douglas Mac Artn were rn bombers Wfora dawn and thenlater by fighter planes The previous attacks were adi In the predawn Sunday raid thi bombers destroyed eight parkec 17 gun starts ADVANCED ALLIED HEAD Xew Wed Douglas today but looking years spent his birthday visiting veterans of the New cam paign and his old Robert Reaching the ajc when nor mally American army officers General MacArtfiur con tinued his work policy under which he has not had 31 nay off sinee the Japanese attacked the There is no ques tion of tienerat MacAtthur retired from the Army following service as chief of slaff in 19i7 and became military adviser lo fhe Philip He recalled to active service in GENERAL CLARK CHECKS ON NEW Mark commander of the 5th Army which has just entered German bastion in reads the iirs message telling about progress of the invasion on Italys M soutlt of REAL DOMINO 51SISE1S TEXAS HEREFORD RECORD Imagine This K Chaivmsn Snyder DPa of Ihe musemilitary appropriations sub reported to the home today that appro priated to the War Department would be relumed to the budget bureaus reserve because it was not IN ABILENE Those who their copy of The Reporter Newt ond coll between the time listed can get delivery 8 lo 930 Oeiiverv starts 6 to Delivery storls 8 lo Delivery ot The telephone number il OUTSIDE OF ABILENE call your Repor terNews agent OT carrier large fuel fires and damaged a car go vessel in Matupi Enero fighters which attempted to h tcrcept the raHrrs were bad 32 of them being sh down and 11 more probably tie1 while cthe Allies lost fire the communique Later in the day Allied fighters returned to embattled Rabaul and knocked down 14 Japanese flghtcri and probably one more out of a force oi 60 which rose to inlev The attackers emerged iiom this action without a single Losses for both sides in air fight ing over Rabaul since January based on stand at 243 Japanese planes shot down against 55 Allied Other medium bombers wih ranged to the Admiralty northwest of New n set Ihree enemy cargo ships afire and bomb and strafe the airdrome and jelly Set I TORT When Silver Top pait for a hull in the Har risdale Farms auction of Hereford cattle today it set a new high for a single Hereford sold in Texas and made the second high top for the nation in recent Silver Top Farms Is owned by Crutchcr and Wilhoit of Dnllas and Harrisdalo Farms Is owned by Charles fort The bull purchased was Real Domino sired and is the bull that Karris purchased two years ago in the Silver Farms dispersion sale tot The bulls sire is Real Prince Dom ino 24th and his dam is Daisy Dom ino Me has slrert a number ot champions at the major shows over the The 2 bulls in the Harrisrlalc arms sale sold lor an average of and Ihe 67 animals that went through the auction ring made the high average of making it one of the high averages for the nation considering the number o cattle The sale made Texas the home of two of he highest selling bulls I nation in recent The a me record price of was pal the Turner Ranch sale it Su for a bull lhat went t ilad Acres Farms of Dallas an lat Top Walnut Spring ince that time Glad Acres Farn as become the sole owner of Royal Rupert Hie bu AREA IN DRIVE 10 MEET WAR LOAN QUOIA bond salts of during the weekend sent the Fnurth War Loan little money box score to the largest increase since daily reports irere started last The treasury said the total included money reported up to last It amounted to slightly more 17 per cent of the for Individual women and children were tallying under the banner of the Fowth War Loan drive In district this week and Lockcll assistant regional last night expressed be lief that all quotas vouU be met Rallies to further bond scheduled to be held in many com munllles with Biadshauhaving top place with an announced date o Thursday Bradshaws rally will be held in the high school gymnasium with S school superintendent in according to information reaching Tom Taylor county bond Lovie Dai ley will assist with the LI John Stout will be guest speaker with Davl Evans MRTC Special Service Offl cer in charge of bond Ur ry Russell his 32pitce nvHitsrj band from Camp BaivCley will Jandeen Conferring On Rales Question S5Wpi Bandcen of man gcr of West Texas chamber arrived here today urge the national chamber to su port a program endorsing unifo mity In class rates and classiflc In the rail freight rate stru He will hold preliminary coiife dices tomorrow with members of transportation and communlca tiou committee of the national chamber and to testify formally be fore them The West Texas chamber has urg ed lhat Congress enact legislation which would establish a uniform freight rale elimin ating the present tone rating sys tem under which rales Ihe Southwest approximately ITS per cent of the rates prevailing In industrial eastern awntoDusk Allied Bridgehead South ol Rome Is Extended 12 Miles ALLIED 25 Army pa trpls were reported tonight to have entered long a bastion of the Germans crossItaly and this may indicate the beginning of German withdrawal from the southern Italian Allied extended their bridgehead south of Rome more than 12 miles inland and appavenlly forced Field Marshal Albert Kosselring lo withdraw unils from fhe jloody CasBino area to meet the threat to the Nazis two major supply arteries American patrols entering the outskirts of Cassino could see into the heart of the only 400 yards the London radio said tonight in a broadcast recorded by and the only life was a single German walking down the even if Cassino has been the broadcast the surround ing heights still are held by the A German broadcast said the town of 24 mites south of Rome on the Ap pian had been destroyed by Allied bombs and intimated American troops had oc cupied the town and cut the ADVANCE Still On 25WjThe Al ed campaign to flallen enemy In allalions along the coast of Franc wept steadily on today ss Britah ased bombers and fighters criss rossed Ihe channel from dawn t usk and pounded military or the third straight day th fleenth time this At Ihe same time bombcarrying merican Thunderbolts Wasted ctw alrfields at or the second time in days nd others at atao In while Thunderbolt fighters wept over the entire Zulder Zee all without lane flo fighler opposiUbn was met ver Like several recent ives against long the coast opulariy known SB the rocket gun todays blot was a onetwo 3ufich deliveredby strong forma lons which returned lo batter tar ets throughout the afternoon In a to heavy forenoon The douWebarrelled d a jllght low at the oftbombed emplace ments was carried out by Do itlnlon and Allied Mitchell and Bos on Medium Bombers and Typhoon escorted by iight Two of the latter failed to re A Stockholm dispatch indicated erman bomber squadrons trans erred from the Russian front to mproved bases in Northern France md carried the weight of Ihe at ack aginst Britain on the night oi Japs Send First Team in at Rabaul ADVANCE SOUTH PACIFIC AIR Japanese fighter pilot arc llyms in defense ol Raban Hawley Monki of warned Amerl can pilots attacking lhat Net Britain They may have had the seconc team In there against us at Boll but theyve run the firs back in at RabauV the 30 yearold commander said at th nd of his Naval air siuidron third tour of duty In the Norther ing debris and aslics there after their own bombs trans formed the little town into a heap of the broadcast Velletri is 17 miles from the original Allied landing point at Already the historic Appian which with the Via Casi lina feeds an estimated Nazi troops in the Gustav was within reach of Allied pa trols and to all intents and purposes was denied to the A Swiss broadcast quoted Ihi Illedcontrolled Barl radio In Italy s announcing tliat Allied troops ad captured 12 miles east t as well as the town o also in the Poiilluc marshes The British Broadcasting company uoted one ot Its correspondents a vcM u saying ad Allied crostec Jie were iroaching n doubietriick eJecirl llnay leading to Don Associated orrEsponifent with the invasior orces combined American gave an indication of slier ome of the Allied troops were b einarkhig that they were in per View of Oen ano high in the Albar Oehzano is five miles wcs if Velletri on trie road to Rome iiitl Albatio Is two miles farthe ilong as the road turns northwest Albano ts 20 miles due nort Df the coastal town of Anzto whlc he Allies have Whltchcnd observed lhat Yo oud walk from one farmhouse t another within sight of those getting a shot fjrcd AZrS USB GLIDER BOMB The Allied force vhteh Hie d rcctton of Sir Harold Alexa commaiidcrinchict in t expected lo be slruc by a violent German countcratiac within the next 48 The German air force struck wil Increasing ferocity at Ihe Alll landing employing amoi other weapons a clpropelicri glid bomb thai weighs well over a spokesman for the Alllc coaslal command The gild honvb was reported nov to have been as successful as regular torpedo plane Field dispatches said Allied land House Passes Bill For War Relief Work Zi ilouse passed and sent to tlic Sci ale today a bill espci rtlture o up to relief of war distressed Partisans Abandon Coastal Sen Yu goslav Partisan army has fallen back in a lighting withdrawal in the long and swaying balUc below Ihc naval base of abandon ing to the Germans the coastal town of the headquarters of Mar shal Josip Broz iTito announced 35 miles southeast of was occuplxi by the Germans af ter heavy Tiios commu nique said that under ihe rival Yugoslav leader jMlahilovtc had marched inlo Sen Set AREA 5 I wllh the ON THREE NORTH SECTORS troops have fought nelr way Into Hie ol Important rail junction 39 illes southwest of Moscow announced while other orces to the east liave sent the Germans Into retreat com their last 50 illc hold on the MoscowrLenlngrad In still A third sector ot the northern 80 miles south of Kras the Volkhov army ot Kyritt Meretskov advanced to artillery range of the last of the two German escape routes to the Chasing the Germans Into Leonid Gor orovs Lenlngtiil straits continued the pursuit into the streets at the town where the rail lines from Estonia Mid LatrU the Ger who hare been in constant retreat before the power of Russian planes and wtre expected to fait back shortly from the town which Is already outflanked east and 9 miles east of Krasnogvardeisk on spur line to Tosno and six miles west of the rail also were caj Faint Clue in Skeleton Puzzle rallrtf importance to and officers were mentioned by name in the bulletin for ouUtandlnj this while grid area guerrillas were with destroying three atloiis of great t push from the freeing the last portion of the enlngradMoscow vuble tracK 0 line from the reach the line at several places be Ing forces later yesterday crossed the Mussolini which niins norlh and south through the Pon tlne marshes some eight miles cast o The German air force has displayed Increasing strength and made several determined attempts to smash through the Allied tighter screen over the Fiflcen Nazi planes were destroyed for an Allied loss nf The Berlin Mdio tali signifi cantly Private German quarters attach extreme to the Allied action In It is regarded as a Stt THE 5 Tlie dim lines of a rusty rifles numbering last night was i thin thread of hope Camp Barkelcy In telligence officers clung to in the hopes of establishing the identity of skeleton lourd yesterday be Iwecn view and the Abilene Air Nnsby Camp Barfceley intelligence otiicer Hoped to link the numbers of the riite fouml near lie scattered with that of a soldier reported miss ing from some military unit viilrli previously trained in one of tin Abilene Remains of the apparently that were fount on the Bill Drummontf ranch laic Monday The skeleton fffls completely tlic bonrs sircwn over n wide The regulation and R belt were found by a Mexican work near where Ihe body was dis weeks Victor Camp Barkclcy last nigh said a thorough investigation wouk be He pointed there was no actual proo that the body was that of a Long Means to o Short Sweet End ALLIED Al A spokcsma for the Mediterranean coastal com mand revealed loday that one anil submarine ot Liberators ha llown hours to put in jus eight minutes of fn lhat eight minutes they san deleted by censor sub DAIRYMEN RENEW PRICE HIKE FIGHT IN DALLAS Wltnf area retrenched aith facts and will icnew I heir fight for Increased rmlit prices at an OPA hearing In this Leaving for Dallas today with a bulky brief of facts and figures were Jack chamber of com merce manager Willis Rucker and all ol Abilene and Earl Hayes of The panel wfll present to regional price exe the irue slalm ot ihe acute milk situation anrl will petition Immediate relief ellhfr In a price per quart In subsidy or governmental aid on the feed The brief dies figures taken from the entire dairy tnduslry shoeing an average monlhly loss of to local It also stts forth that since Ihe present milk celling price was cottonseed mral has increased from to soybean cottonseed meal substilur which dairymen are now forced to use has risen lo per Other ligurrs nailed by the brief gave an increase of hay from 2 lo 15 cents per bundle peanut hay from J9 to per ton in some it also shows milo feed up 78 nor barley up 30 percent and oats up 55 per The briefs were also sent to Ar nold acting price execu tive of the poullry and egg division at Marvin War Food admlnlslralor Sam and senators Lee ODanlcl and Tom In the agenda the brief points out that the dairy industry had been canvassed and 1U statements show tlic exact fiswcs as taXen In iworn of Feed prices have bten Increas ed far bcjond a natural increase and droujht lures only 20 per cent o the normal pislure far the brief adding Uhor has much and that the itas did not Include ritprrcijllon of equip In a meeting last 14 dairy men of area on rccor that feed prices had increased li pasture decreased percent and that Ihe cost of labt had In a rectnl mteUng of rmiH ducrrs sternly telegram were forwarded to Washington OP officials the industry cou not survive vrtlhoul an immedia milk price of three per Although Washington failed act favorably at that time Ihe ca was referred to the Dallas OP prkc control Tosno the notlh and olkhovo In the The Germans were in sleady ret eat but still were ads and blow up fii advance from ovgorod one of the towns taken as nine miles east of IVitebsk within of the big Soviet Thus he value of this line as a retreat rom Leningrad considerably throwing the main eight of Nazi withdrawal on sl line Leningrad PsXovWarjaw OUSTERATTACK IS SOUTH Far to the south In the Ukratna he Germans were rg against Nikolai Vatu ins southern wing which was the Ukrainian Bug river nd the Rumania Germans lirew large forces into narrow sector cast of Vinnitsa but allied to make the Russians after the Nazi lost 3 tanks and guns and 31 Zhennault Reports Heavy Jap Losses Claire com manding the Hth air force In reported today that his planes dur ing December sank 17 enemy ships In Chennault reported o General Air Forces his planes probably sank four ships totalling damaged six totalling and sank or damaged 153 smaller IHE WFATHER DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER AND VICINITY Mflslly vltb Ibll atUrnaoa and toottr Ibll TAST TEXAS ContldrraMe rtftBcUntlft till and loulh tatter Thnridty tlen nd In m arlhirtil Freih tt WEST cloodi cooler excrpl El show ert In nrl Til ittx Wtdnes daj Tbaridl partly TEMPERATURES SI M SI SI U U St SI M ft Rl ftl Kith anil t ft and and l U It 67 M 14 9 f tame 4ale lait vtat S3 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