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5 Jun 1944

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5 Jun 1944

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - June 5, 1944, Ada, Oklahoma Those who proclaim Rome of the eternal City Quot Haven t shown much Faith in that Well advertised designation while worrying Over what the germans might do and pleading that it be stored partly Cloudy except thundershowers in Southeast and extreme East tonight cooler in East. The Ada evening news buy More War Bonds Slit year no. 64ada, Oklahoma monday june 5, 1s44 Price 5 cents the copt allies dump bombs along Jap fronts nips move closer to Changsha but chinese Advance in Hunan drive by William Phipps associated press War editor the japanese War octopus is running against Ever heavier Allied air blows on five of its far Flung tentacles but Tokyo radio said today monday a an offensive which will Cut China in two and foil american strategy is ready. Allied Aerial successes were reported in new assaults in new Guinea operations in the Southwest Pacific against the Kurile islands in the North Pacific and on Truk in the Central Pacific. Airmen make difference in the vital China theater where chinese troops Are trying to Stop the japanese Advance on Changsha in Hunan province american airmen harassed the invaders. And in the Indian a u r in a theater an Allied operational summary said a overwhelming air superiority was a major Factor in placing those campaigns in favourable positions before the monsoons curtailed Progress. Adm. Lord Louis Mountbatten announced gains of 200 Yards in bitter fighting for Japan a myst Kina base in North Burma and japanese withdrawal from Mam Sun at the Western end of the North Burma front. While the Tokyo radio talked of Japan a readiness a to launch the most formidable offensive Ever against the allies a nip ponese troops edged closer to Changsha. The invaders main Force was 40 Miles East Northeast of the City another 35 Miles North and a third 50 Miles Northeast. Chinese drive for Joehow but in Northern Hunan the chinese recaptured Ansing in their drive on the big japanese base of Rochow 55 Miles East. In Honan province 400 Miles North the chinese pressed on toward japanese occupied Loyang from captured Sun Hsien Quot 45 Miles Northeast. American bombers from the Southwest and Central Pacific hit Truk another one two blow and other american planes carried their Buriles offensive into the fifth straight Day hitting Shum Usu Para Ushiro and Matsuwa. Japan ventured 70 planes in combat Over new Guinea and Truk and lost 30. Gen. Douglas Macarthur mounted a new offensive in an attempt to wrest the important airfields from the stubborn japanese defenders of Biak Island in the Schoutens. Sad looking supermen allies surge beyond Rome in Pursuit of retreating germans dazed and a bit frightened looking Are these German prisoners taken by Allied fifth army troops in the smashing drive on Rome. Every Man wanted to go on russian Jaunt girl drowned near Bromide f miss Garnett Sampson victim of sunday mishap companion is saved americans at russian base have already made it definitely american miss Garnett Sampson by Eddy Gilmore a United states air base somewhere in the soviet Union june 5.�?up a every one of the americans participating in the history making first shuttle bombing flight to Russia was anxious and willing to go their commander a colonel j from Chicago proudly related to-18 a Day. Legion is favouring memorial to Sailor wants one on Capitol grounds far unknown Man Oklahoma City june 5 sep a governor Kerr was asked by the executive committee of the state american legion to set up a memorial on the Capitol grounds to an unknown Sailor who went Down with the Battle ship Oklahoma sunk in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Department commander Fred Tillman said that plans probably would Call for a popular subscription to raise funds for the memorial. The committee also petitioned president Roosevelt to modify the courts martial penalty of capt. Pervis Youree Walters who was sentenced to be Dis honorable discharged from the army for allegedly flying in formation with a commercial plane. J. Fred Eaker former superintendent of school at Snyder was selected to direct rehabilitation of veterans facilities at the Muskogee veterans Hospital. George a. Summers. Wetumka a was selected state service officer of the soldiers Relief commission. The committee adopted a program for the state convention at Enid september 2-3-4. National american legion commander William h. Atherton is scheduled to speak the first Day with governor Kerr following the next Day. It greater returns Tor amount invested Ada news classified ads. Year old daughter of Quot or. And a we got word the night before mrs. Ivan Sampson of the cotes flight we were going to rus Worth Community near Bromide t s1.a said a an exclusive inter was drowned about 3 . Sun j with the associated press Day in the a switch Hole on the boy scout property near Bromide. She miss Ellen Schultz miss Lawanda Cole Leon and Junior Schultz Gene Pigg and Harold Sampson were in the swimming party. A Good swimmer miss Sampson and miss Shultz were swimming toward the Bank from the North Side of the Pool and when they were within about 30 feet of the Bank they grew tired and began calling for help. In the resulting excitement miss Shultz was almost drowned you can bet i was pretty a i made the announcement at a meeting of All officers and men Many of them veterans of More than 50 missions. They said a swell and a hot dog. All wanted to go a then i told them that not a Man had to go if he did no to want to. I meant they had done their missions. Well sir not a single Man spoke up they All wanted to go so it amounts to almost the same thing As a Volunteer basis. I was proud of the commander said the Fly too but her two Brothers Leon i in8 fortresses and their fighter Anco Junior sons of or. And mrs. Powell Shultz rescued her. It was too late to Rescue miss Sampson. Boy Rode for help one of the boys then Rode his horse about a Quarter of a mile to where some other boys were and son Cass a skilled swimmer and diver hurried to the scene and soon brought miss Sampson a body to the Shore. Or. And mrs. Harry Miller miss Carolyn Miller and a a Bob escort went straight for targets in Hungary. His plane went to the big railway City of Debrecen. No flak and no enemy planes were encountered he related. Hit target went on a we hit the target All right then turned and headed toward the soviet Union and you can bet i got a real thrill out of that a the colonel said. A we did no to know what we were going to find you know. We Knapp were returning Home i of e?aj10w it any from scout Camp when they saw a a a there had been some trouble and began artificial respiration continuing this for three hours. Or. J. L. Haberly of Wapanucka reached the scene about 45 minutes after the girl was taken from the Pool and for a Short time it seemed that she might respond to a heart stimulant and the artificial respiration. First to drown in Witch Hole Joe Allison longtime resident of the Bromide Community told or. Miller that this was the first known drowning in the Witch Hole during the 40 years he has a were 1 e russians by this lived in the neighbourhood. Time. They were Over us. And or. And mrs. Sampson Are Pio from then on it was a real pleas Neer residents of the cotesworth i urn Community. Or. Sampson is on. One is engines began give his Way Home from California s is trouble and a i kept wonder americans wed find or How Many russians wed the colonel said that before he left he told his men about when they would hit the russian German front and a we did no to miss it a How did we know it was the front Well brother they began shooting at us i mean the the flak however was Light and the planes appeared to be coming through All right he said. Met by russians our fighters were with us and weather i Oklahoma partly Cloudy except thundershowers in Southeast and extreme East tonight cooler in East and South tonight tuesday partly Cloudy in Northeast thundershowers in East and South portion continued Cool thundershowers wednesday. Missouri fair tonight cooler except extreme Northwest portion partly Cloudy tuesday cooler in extreme Southeast increasing cloudiness and continued Cool wednesday showers in West by afternoon or night. Kansas fair cooler extreme Southeast tonight tuesday partly Cloudy in East and North showers in Southwest in late afternoon or night showers and continued Cool wednesday. Where he has been in defense Plant work and funeral arrangements will be announced by Smith funeral Home when he arrives. Miss Sampson leaves her parents two Sisters Willie and Anna Mae Sampson and two Brothers Earl James and Harold Samson. A my who would fix it when we landed russians or americans. Now i am very proud to say it was fixed by both russians and As soon As he stepped out of the plane someone handed the colonel a microphone. A i saw it was a russian and polish Premier in Washington today will seek Means of closing Gap Between Russia and Poland Washington june 5 a Obj polish Premier Stanislaw Mikolajczk is arriving today on an official visit to Exchange views with president Roosevelt and to probe Means for closing the Gad Between Russia and Poland. Acting Secretary of state St to Tinius announced the visit of the polish Premier in this statement a on the invitation of this government the polish prime minister is arriving in Washington today on a visit of Courtesy his first trip to this country since his Assumption of the premiership. 11 supposed he wanted me to say j something or he have a handed it to me. So i started i the colonel said j a i told them and by them i j mean the russians that we j were All very glad to participate in this history making occasion which All of us knew would not a have been possible without them their generals officers men and the colonel said a i can to let you use my name that a regulations. But in a from base a a american now americans who Are at the base have made this bit of Russia As definitely american As a Kansas wheat Field or a Georgia Melon Patch. I Hadnot any More than landed when i saw a familiar looking tall Blond stringing Telephone wires. It was sgt. Leroy Massey former Center for the Detroit Lions pro football team. He had a damaged ear and said laughingly a i got it playing football i Down Here i fell in a Slit a the is expected during his i in a nearby Field some gigs Short stay to Exchange views j were playing softball during their lunch hour. Some russian the president and other officials on general eur with american rope an and polish questions. Soldiers were or curiously. Watching them bombers hit Oast area Center heavy battering on French coast just across from England by w. W. Hercher London june 5.�?upi�?approximately 1,250 american heavy bombers and fighters leading an Allied Aerial assault of powerful proportions against the fortified French coast smashed military installations in the Boulogne and Calais areas today with an estimated 2,200 Short tons of bombs. This was the fourth attack in a Row against the Pas de Calais the area of France closest to England and it came after Raf bombers attacked French coast objectives and targets in Cologne Germany last night. Watchers on the English coast could see enemy rocket shells rising from the ground leaving a thin White Trail of smoke and exploding High in the air. For More than three hours powerful fleets of american and British bombers thundered across the English Channel. Clouds which replaced the earlier Clear sky failed to halt the offensive. Since june began the More than 200 Miles of French coast line bristling with German guns a has been shaken from end to end by Allied bombs. The big British bombers made it their target for the third consecutive night. The u. S. Eighth air Force has neglected strategic targets deeper in the continent for the last four Days to concentrate on immediate tactical targets behind the invasion Wall. It is estimated that Well Over 13,000 tons of bombs have been dumped on France by american and British heavy bombers alone in the last 72 hours. The greater part of this devastating weight of explosives has fallen in the Pas de Calais area and on nazi Strong Points surrounding the Channel ports of Boulogne Calais Dieppe and Dunke que. The rest has been aimed mostly at roads and rail communications As deep into Northern France As Paris. Homer sob Fin Bond Sale in new War lean drive Homer is to be the first Community to hold a Bond Sale in an Effort to meet its quota in the fifth War loan drive which gets started monday june 12. The quota for the Small Community has been set at $4,126. Fitzhugh will sponsor a Bond Sale on the opening night of the War loan drive and Oakman a Bond Sale will be three nights later. H. J. Huddleston chairman of the Pontotoc county drive said monday morning that drive leaders Hope to reach the county quota of $1,272,100 during the first two weeks of the drive. More time this time the drive starts officially on june 12 and continues through july 8. The number of Days Des Signater for the drive is More than have been Given in the four previous drives. Civic clubs and larger communities have been asked to help in the coming drive. Following is a list of clubs and the communities they will sponsor Allen Black Rock Mccall Chapel Lula Steedman Conway High Hill and red Oak. Rotary club Francis Oakman Cedar Grove and Byng. Lions club Colbert Pecan Grove Homer. Lovelady Ahloso and pleasant Hill. Banks to help Ada Banks Latta Happyland Ada Egypt Union Hill Pickett Jones Chapel Lawrence and Walnut Grove. Junior chamber of Commerce Vanoss Center Hart lightning Ridge Wilson and Parish Chapel. Stonewall Oil Creek Union Valley Jesse Burrow and Frisco. Kiwanis club Maxwell Bebee Galey Worstell and Summers Chapel. Stonewall owl Creek Union town and Franks. Chamber of Commerce Fitzhugh Rockey Chapel Horseshoe ranch Sunshine Laxton Dol Berg and Roff. Aussies doing part Washington june 5.�?lpl-Australia under Reserve lend lease is supplying 95 per cent of the food consumed by american forces in the Southwest Pacific prime minister John Curtin told a National press club luncheon today. While asserting that food rep repented australians principal contribution under the reciprocal Aid program Curtin added that his country provided a wide variety of goods and services ranging from soldiers clothing to the Assembly of bombers for the army air corps. To read the Ada news want ads. Italian partisans fight nazis roman citizens cheer yanks big bombers join attack oklahoman share honors entire infantry battalion cited for repelling germans eight Days with the fifth army in kisses and roses Greet americans even As they blast germans still in Rome italian volunteers proved ready to die for Liberty by Daniel de Luce Rome june 4�? delayed map a this Cradle of the Western world rocked tonight with the High wind of Freedom stirred by the fifth army and thousands of italian partisans flaunting red flags. Behind a screen of roman volunteers who wore Hammer and sickle armbands and waved old firearms american delayed a a a okla-1 forces drove from suburban Centolello to the tiber River Homans shared in the honors when it. Gen. Mark w. Clark fifth army commander cited an infantry battalion of the 15th infantry regiment for throwing Back an eight Day series of German counterattacks launched by four to six battalions on the fifth army front. The unit largely was recruited in Oklahoma and Colorado. The distinguished unit badge was awarded All its members. Two and a half hours after the infantry battalions moved into a key sector to relieve British and american units relentless attacks were mounted and during the eight Day period each fresh assault was preceded by terrific artillery fire. Strong German patrols filtered into the defenders area during the Long night hours and nearly every Man in the diminishing battalion had hand to hand engagements in destroying them. Once German machine guns were Emp laced 40 Yards from the battalion command Post and enemy tanks penetrated frequently to break off and isolate Small elements on each flank and disrupt lateral communication. The defenders eventually asked their artillery to drop a barrage on their own positions to cover a withdrawal on the final night As a British unit moved to relieve it the battalion was enveloped completely and had to fight its Way Back through a concentration of German artillery fire withering in Huw Etc Jive and a heavy crossfire of enemy Small arms. Said Clarks citation a the fortitude and intrepidity displayed by the battalion reflected the finest traditions of the army. Riley will fight for run off Vole will take Battle to state supreme court this year Oklahoma City june 5.�? it it a Justice Fletcher Riley reiterated today his intention of taking to the state supreme court of which he is a member his fight for a Runoff primary this year in the event Oklahoma voters approve the question in a referendum july la. Riley a candidate for the democratic senatorial nomination said in a prepared statement that if he were runner up in the race he would a Institute an original action in the supreme court to request and Pray for a i writ of mandamus a to Force the while half smothered with kisses and roses. The German wehrmacht which once swore that Rome was an open City fought futilely in the ancient streets to delay the american thrust. Wherever the american moved Forward today against hit and run nazi armoured forces they found italians of All Ages and degrees of poverty ready to die for a the a Why were you s6 Long coming we expected you four months ago a said some of the partisans. But others lying dead across German machine guns they had tried to seize bar handed or waiting in a whimpering silence for their wounds to be bandaged asked no questions. Young and old fought i saw a 10-year-old boy carrying ammunition for his elder brother on sniper patrol. A stub Bly beaded Gray haired peasant bulletins Clark Tattler of year new York june 5.�?w�?ia. Gen. Mark w. Clark whose fifth army troops took Rome was designated a father of the year today the National fathers Day committee announced. Gen. Clark was notified of the Honor by a Cable sent to Rome signed by Alvin Austin executive director of the fathers Day committee. Fathers Day will be observed june 18. They got the idea new York june 5.�? a a the Allied entry into Rome received its crowning touch today when a Soldier stood with one of his comrades on the Marble Balcony overlooking the famous Palazzo Venezia where Mussolini used to Harangue the italian people and made a speech about the fallen dictator. Abc said. A cheering crowd of italian men women and children stood below and although they did t understand a word he said they laughed and cheered and waved flags. The germans Learned of the fall of Rome at a 7 a. In. Broadcast today and the Berlin press said the Allied Victory a involves a loss of prestige for the German controlled scandinavian press Bureau summed up Berlin newspaper comment thus a the evacuation of Rome is the result of Kesselring a strategy and the City itself is not of great military importance. But giving up one of the Axis capitals involves forces race to Cut off Kesselring s germans Between Rome and sea romans jubilant fighter bombers destroy Mony vehicles of fleeing German columns by Noland Norgaard Allied Headquarters Naples june 5.�?�?a Welcome approaching hysteria showered Down upon the fifth army in captured Rome today As Allied troops surged into the town in Ever growing numbers and rolled on across the tiber in Pursuit of the germans falling Back to possible defense lines 150 Miles northward. With the major parts of two German armies the 10h and 14thz already declared by it. Gen. Mark w. Clark to have been destroyed 500 heavy american bombers today joined a mighty attack on the Retreat routes North of Rome. Romans cheer. Sing while romans cheered and Sang Aires a night of liberation in which Bare chested partisans had joined Allied troops in ejecting the germans and fascists from the virtually undamaged City the heavy bombers blasted rail Yards at Ferrara Castel Maggiore Bologna Faenza and Forli along the double rack line to Venice and Rimini. By mid afternoon fighter in his Middle fifties begged to j bombers Hadi destroyed and dam be put into action. A dark haired girl with a Bandolier insisted a me partisan by military standards the Battle for Rome was merely a heavy skirmish with the objectives temporarily being to secure the tiber Bridges. From just behind the leading tank however i found the struggle As hard on the senses As getting hit Between the eyes with brass Knuckles. Several tanks and one heavy self propelled gun held up our Armor for seven hours at a Point five Miles outside Rome. But the aged at least 300 vehicles among the German columns fleeing northward. Lightnings raked airfields and other targets in the to Valley and the Mediterranean Allied air forces announced that both major rail lines into France already were temporarily blocked by sunday attacks. No severe damage in Rome no important artistic or religious monuments were found destroyed As a result of German demolitions or the Short Sharp Street clashes with Ger prestige loss admitted _ Stockholm june 5.�? at a Allied commander accepted in Man rearguard which benight to Estial risks rather than bring j Down a devastating fire on areas where civilians might be shelter ing or cultural treasures harmed. Snipers driven out As the final push sent general Sherman tanks clattering through cent Ocelle a alleyways and Green Fields their machine guns drove scores of German snipers from cover. Italian partisans Rode the american tanks or preceded them like game beaters. A loss of prestige for a ure Are the Berlin correspondent of Day pm Tish sick Sam one officer. Afto bladet said the germans made a a lightning Retreat from Rome withdrawing the body of German troops to new positions North of the tiber and North of Rome. All German dispatches emphasized the task of feeding Rome a 1,155,000 people and asserted this would prove a severe headache for the allies. A now All roads Lead to Berlin a afto bladet commented editorially. Near the san Lorenzo rail Yards Rome the partisans shrilly warned of a German 88 about 200 Yards behind the next Comer. Light tanks swerved and hit it from the rear while weeping mothers murmured blessings kissed the hands of the tank de be troublesome urges Duce London june 5.�?up a the fasten Duce Benito Mussolini state election Board to hold the appealed to the people of Rome Runoff. Riley said he had intended to talk to the governor on the question of whether he or the chief executive should ask a test of the Law. The legislature passed an act providing for the Runoff but made it contingent upon approval of the people. The question is whether the Law would be effective in the present Campaign. Attorney general Randell Cobb had ruled that it would not. Gov. Kerr said at his morning press conference that a if the attorney general can devise any Way or advise me of any Way in which the matter could be speedily interpreted by the supreme court id be very Happy to Render any assistance in getting it second meeting is planned for up x civil air patrol meets tonight at 7 30 of clock in the educational building of the first methodist Church. Classes started last monday night with about 50 students present take the courses offered under the newly re organized Cap Wing. Recruiters for 17 year Olds have urged All persons under that age to get All the preparatory flight training possible. They also recommend Cap Cadet training. Youngsters who Are interested in flight training Are urged to attend the meeting tonight. Information can be obtained from b. G. Howard commanding officer of the local Wing. Today to a make life As hard As possible for Allied troops which captured his former capita yesterday. Mussolini a message was read by an announcer in a broadcast on the same wave length As the Rome radio at 7 19 a. In. 1 19 a. In. Eastern War time and recorded by the associated press. Marvelous says mrs. Clark Washington Jun 5.�?-u&�? the reaction of mrs. Mark w. Clark to the triumphal entry into Rome of her husband and his fifth army troops a a it a really marvelous what that husband of mine has done with that army of his. Its grand mrs. Clark added a while we rejoice it can to be All Joy a my heart goes out to the families of those soldiers who did no to get to Rome who fell on the the general smother mrs. Charles c. Clark said she was a very Happy a at the Victory. She had recently implored her son by letter to take Rome soon that a a in mall frazzled out by waiting. Yugoslav fight bitter London june 5.�?up�?fierce fighting is raging in Western Bosnia where the germans Are bringing up Strong reinforcements to support an offensive against bitterly resisting yugoslav partisans marshal Tito announced today. A your men Are heroically defending every Inch of soil and Are inflicting heavy losses on the enemy a said a bulletin broadcast from Tito a Headquarters. Greater returns Tor amount invested Ada news classified ads. Delay the sunday occupation. A few military installations had been demolished by the retreating germans. Huge crowds were assembled in the Square in front of St. Peters at Vatican City As american troops skirted the papal precincts. Vatican guards said the germans had observed the Vatican a neutrality during the nine continued on Page 2. Col. 6. Musi advertise of you plan to ask new ration Book persons losing food ration books have been Given new and Stroyer crewmen and lifted up i definite rules to follow to get a Cir c in be kissed on j new ration , members of the local rationing Board said within a few seconds after the monday. First tanks crossed under the when a ration Book has been Arch of poria Maggiore one of i lost the loser should make every the Gates of Rome the Avenue ahead was filled with what seemed All of the population of Rome. Crowds in order to clasp Effort to find it and by making this Effort Many sources should be contacted. Ration books losers Are now re our hands waded through water quire to run an and in their local newspaper three Days and after a reasonable time if the books Are not returned applications can be obtained at the to Sal ration office. Applications must be filled out and must have the Seal of a notary Public on them. These applications cannot be obtained until the loser presents the three copies of a newspaper containing the and. These rules were put into effect after a Large number of persons had lost their ration books. Continued on Page 2 column 2 allies gain More my Itkina yardage Jops getting out of mom sum at West end Southeast Asia command Headquarters Randy Ceylon june 5.�?up�?chinese and american forces have gained 200 More Yards in their drive in the Southeastern Section of my Itkina in continuing severe fighting in that beleaguered japanese base in North Burma it was announced today. A communique from Admiral lord Louis Mountbatten a Headquarters also announced that on the extreme Western end of the North Burma front the japanese Ese Are withdrawing from the town of Mansum. British air borne Chin dits were declared to be continuing their attack from the South of my Itkina from the neighbouring Village of Waingraw and Allied levies have raised Nso Pup North of the key japanese base. Forty Miles to the West at a Miang the japanese Garrison a is now More closely invested a the War bulletin said explaining that Allied troops have reached positions four and a half Miles East and six and a half Miles Southeast of the town. Chinese troops thrusting Down the West Side of the Mog Aung River Valley were said to have captured a Village. The Pessimist by flab Basalt. Is. The Mother with seven or eight children is Fer too Busy to keep Tab on her husband. A ooh a Back in the Days when they jumped out of cars ther of been hardly any girls bruised up if skirts had been where they a re to Day

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