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Capital, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Annapolis, MarylandThe National War fund needs you Tati r news to Rule liberated abea8 London dec. 4 provisional government headed by the civilian Leader of the red starred National a Benton authority has ton formed to rate ought Lav areas Uben Ted from the germans Bee yugoslav radio today. The Setien was taken at a matting at 140 delegates h was Forest fire under control Dee. 4 top a Forest Are which had in origin in or my Lyviu Dii Rocq 580 acres of Timber Sut in Pennsylvania and the boat s Valley Setien of washing Contr before being brought r control today. ,-1 tuna weather partly Cloudy and cooler today and tonight Sun Day fair with rising temperature. Vol. Lix no. 286 Annapolis md., saturday december Gandi has two heart attacks Bombay dec. 4 gov of Rasht disclosed today that mrs. Mohandas k. Gandhi wife of the Indian nationalist Leader had in dim twi heart attacks during Mast week but said her cedi Tom was improving. Landon hits foreign policy Washington dec. 4 Alf ital in today derided informal that both major parties similar for Elan Tully planks i their 1m4 platforms declaring that candidate Roosevelt does t Aland still Long enough for the democratic policy to be defined. Soldier vote mat be left to states Washington dec. 4 tested by1 a bipartisan Senate sea Mthm Congress appeared headed Isaar toward Early passage of leg in retaining in the states the right to. Say which r the nation s Mil d men and women Are to vote in next year s mates mental election. Fri investigates Baltimore note dec. 4 fire in a downtown Baltimore War plan Whiteh destroyed More than Worth of precision was today by Federal Bonera of in Rev Gatlon declares nation faces Coal crisis Washington Dee. 4 Lor seere Tait Ickes has told Cen that the Eom try faces a twi crisis in its history As a of the loss of of Eoal a Ndwton through to made this statement. It was named today. In for by Jim special appropriation to carry oat a plan of allocating available Eoal this Winter. The Senate committee on def Melency Ajro print Lii approved the amount. Will release officers Washington dec. 4 an officers whose services the army no longer needs soon will be returned to civilian me it was Learned today while another will be shifted from administrative positions to operations jobs. One killed another shot at tavern coloured Man opens fire on men in Triangle club one coloured Man is dead and another wounded today As the re sult of a shooting affray last night at the Triangle club on the Crain Highway near Davidsonville. Joseph Gray 31, who was shot in the face was pronounced dead by or. J. Claffy. County medical examiner who said the death was due to homicide. Robert Howard 47, was shot in the right hand. Both men were employees of former sheriff Russell Turner of Odenton. County police chief John Baden said that both men were shot by a coloured Man who entered the club about o clock last night in company with another coloured Man. Came in together he said the two coloured men who rame in together had been in the club for a Short time when an argument started. The police chief said one of the two men Drew an automatic pistol fired one shot in the Selling tavern shot Dray in the face and then shot Howard in the hand. Both of the coloured men then left the tavern taking a coloured irl with them and drove off in an automobile. A Short time later they came Back and one of the men Carylnn the pistol in his hand reentered the club got an other coloured irl and returned to the automobile. All four then drove off in the direction of Washington. Ship goal overtop 1942-43 goal of dead weight tone pasted Teheran conference ends with Allied armies advancing in Italy and Russia i i local tides tomorrow. High water a. M., 1.0 feet 0.7 feet. Low a. M., p. Moon rises p. M., sets Abl Sun rises a. A sets . Monday High water a. M., 0.9 feet p. M., 0.8 feet. Low a. M., p. Moon rises p. M., sets a. It. Sun rises a. A sets . Tides Are Given for Annapolis for Sandy Point add 15 minutes for Thomas Point Shoal subtract 30 minutes. 4 if shopping Days Christmas see to notify new yorker of Are John j. O Connell chief in Spector of the new York police to Day requested Annapolis police to notify Ida Walker that her Home on Staten Island had been dam aged by fire. The Home is located at 210 Ben Alger Avenue new brighten Staten High school class to hold reunion at Carvel hah the committee for the reunion of the Annapolis High school class of 1932, met recently at the Home of mrs. Lois Shortt Helse to make further plans for the reunion dinner and dance party to be held dec. 29 at Carvel Hall. The dinner which is exclusively Lor members of the class will be at 7 p. The dance which will in clude guests of the members will follow. During the evening a when program has been planned. Tickets Are being sent out to All members of the class and All Are eligible to come whether they graduated or not. at Eastport club final plans for the annual Christmas party of the ladies auxiliary of the Eastport demo cratic club to be held thursday at the club House on state Street were made last night. Mrs. Maud Blades presided at the meeting the Christmas party will be Fol Lowed by a Short business meet ing. Members will be asked to bring Small gifts or toys to be exchanged. Games will the played and refreshments will be served. Mrs. Bessie Vlma is chairman of the party assisted by mrs. Emma Atwell mrs. Katherine Woods and mrs. Mary Hollidayoke. New York. Dec. 4 Ica s impossible shipbuilding goal of dead weight tons for 1942-43 is already Over the top by a comfortable margin with a month to go to set new rec ords. Rear Admiral Howard l. Vic Kery vice chairman of the u. S. Maritime comm Sion said ships aggregating 25.j84.387 dead weight tons had already been delivered to service with close to More tons due for delivery in de Cember if the production rate of november is maintained. In a speech before the univer sity club the Admiral pointed out that in All of 1941, 103 ships aggregating dead weight tons Wen launched less than a month s production at the cur rent rate. Vickery wid the score for no vember was 164 ships including 16 High Speed freighters it High Speed tankers 23 ships for Mili tary and special use 89 Liberty ships and 17 tankers adapted from Liberty design. Credit for the remarkable performance in shipbuilding does not shipyards. Vlek Ery breaking of records does not begin on the Shipways. But in the steel Mills engine factories and boiler shops for the Modem shipyard is merely the final As Sembly line of a nation wide As a final visualization of the freighter Armada built since Pearl Harbor Vickery mid the ships would stretch from Maine to Scot land in an unbroken line if set to steaming along at mile intervals bicycle rear wheel stolen 34th division moves up in Italy of the 34th infantry division redeem try disclosed to be operating i Italy Pratel. An integral part of u. Gen. Mark w. Clark s fifth army the 34th to composed largely of Iowa Bat Lonal Gur Featta. Bat to code. Abo men from North Art Swik Dakota Tad Minnesota. Of William Blaher 16, today re ported the unusual in bicycle thefts. Blaher who lives at 13 German Street left his bicycle at the Cor Ner of Cornhill Street and state Circle i when he returned he found that the rear wheel was missing. The rest of the bicycle was left on the Charles f. Proctor finishes training Charles Francis Proctor of Shady Side has completed his Basic recruit training at the Samp son naval training station n. Y. And has been granted leave. Upon his return to Sampson he will be eligible for further assign ment which May qualify for a Petty officer rating. Boland will Bedi Redor of Jamboree Navy dentist and song writer to be master of ceremonies Lieut. Comdr. Clay Boland of the Navy dental corps and director of the recent Navy Relief show will be master of ceremonies at the Jamboree to be held at Carvel Hall dec. 11 for the Benefit of the National War fund. Entertainment will consist of a floor show preformed informally by some of the stars of the Navy re 1 of show and by a few members of the Tau Omicron Phi sorority which is sponsoring the Jamboree commander Boland. Prior to his service in the Navy directed the mask and wig productions a Pennsylvania University. He a written Many of the popular song some of which Are Gypsy in is when i go a dreaming Calvary Church group to meet a meeting of the women s society of Christian service of the Calvary methodist Church will be held at 8 p. Monday in the Church parlor. There will be the election of officers followed by a social hour. Held on charge of abandoning child pending hearing Thomas Houser was held in Bond today pending a hear ing on dec. 10 on a charge of deserting and abandoning a child under three years of age without proper provision for support or maintenance. Houser who was held in connection with the baby found on the porch of a Home on North Street recently was held under Bond by trial magistrate James g. Woodward. Pave three o Conor postpones extradition Case the extradition of Guy Hobar Cole indicted by the grand jury of Harrison county w. Va., on charge of deserting his wife was temporarily postponed following a hearing by governor o Conor. Cole who is employed in a a Plant in Baltimore agreed to Mal regular payments to the probation department of Baltimore City pc his wife s support the governo stated. Varies a. Strahorn Mam Liana ant n naval Reserve Charles Albert Strahm Young St son of or. And mrs. John. 8. Rahorn Southgate Avenue has been commissioned a lieutenant . In the United states naval Reserve and will report for duty n december 15. The same Date hat his father 26 years ago re ported for duty in the army in the St world War with the the same Elat Lve Grade first lieutenant in Antry. Lieutenant Strahorn has for the ast few years been assistant Ashler of the Winnetka Trust and savings Bank Winnetka Illinois before that he was a Bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit insurance corporation. He is a graduate of the Anna polls High school class of 1924, and took his Bachelor s degree at Washington and Lee University Lexington a. He is married and Las two sons John 3rd and James. Lieut. Dorothy Diller ordered to duty Lieut. Dorothy f. Diller of Glen Burnie has been ordered to Active duty As a member of the army nurse corps Reserve it was announced today by Brig. Gen. Philip Hayes commanding the third service command u s. Army. General Hayes said lieutenant Diller will report to fort George g. Meade for a period of Basic training and will then be As signed to station hospitals army installations in the service com Mand. National officer of . Speaks at local meeting mrs. John Collinson National recording Secretary of the United daughters of the confederacy spoke yesterday at the meeting of the William h. Murray chapter held at the Home of miss Ruby Duval Southgate Avenue. Mrs. Collinson told of the work done during the past year by the National society. Mrs. Harry Price and mrs. John Tyler were assistant hostesses. Tea was served following the meet ing with mrs. Robert Burwell and mrs. George Keester pouring. Local naval aviation cadets end ground school three naval aviation cadets from Annapolis have completed three months of ground school work at the u. S. Navy pre flight school at Athens a. Anthony g. Pappas 194 Glou Cester Street and Lawrence w. Lawton 535 Beach Street have been assigned to the naval air station Memphis Tenn. Edwin f. Francis 1100 West Street has been assigned to the naval air station St. Louis to. They will begin progressive flight training preparatory to join ing a combat unit. F late liquor taxes increased in november the increase in alcoholic Bever age tax receipts collected during november did not indicate a greater Supply of whiskey in the state j. Millard Tawes said. The state comptroller announced that More in tax receipts was collected last month than in the corresponding month a year ago. The tax receipts totalled 699 last month. Congress had been debating the proposed tax increase on Whis Kies during last summer and Early jail and evidently purchasers decided to buy heavily during sep tember and october of 1942 in or Der to avoid additional heavy fed eral Tawes said. This is probably the reason for the slump during november of last the state comptroller said that from july to nov. Continued on three Edwin a. Weber at san Mateo Calif. Edwin August Weber of near Annapolis has reported for Basic training As a Cadet midshipman at the to. S. Merchant Marine Ca det Basic school at san Mateo Calif. After an 18 months course he will be graduated and qualified to take the examination for License As a third assistant Engineer and be commissioned an Ensign. Teui. Gussee slums navigation fire army drives ahead two Miles behind heavy barrage Moscow radio announces that Roosevelt Stalin Churchill conference ended a few Days expected to Lay Down terms for fifth and eighth armies move ahead on italian More behind heaviest artillery and air bombardment of italian troops close in on thoum below hit Leipzig with tons of bombs by the associated Allied armies closed in on the russian and italian fronts and an Ever increasing Tempo of the Allied Aerial bombing continued As the world awaited an indication of what is to store for Germany As a result of the Teheran president Roosevelt. Minister Churchill and Premier marshal Stalin. The Moscow radio announced today that the Long awaited con Ference had been concluded at Teherani. Iran and to London it expected that historic decisions to the Battlefield and to political questions would be mad Public soon. The declaration which will Fott Tring Germany the Choice of unconditional surrender or certain bloody defeat by history Rewes Riard awaits Ronly completion of arrange ments for its simultaneous release at All three capitals. British and american authorities were understood to be in con Ference on the arrangements. Opening gun of nerve Wab Moscow s broadcast that the conference actually has been held was the opening gun of what is expected to be the biggest barrage yet aimed by the allies at the apprehensive Aux in a nerve War of considerations for the safety of Premier marshal Stalin. Presi Dent Roosevelt and prime minister Churchill the main reas Wii for de laying an announcement were obviated by the Mojsl radio state ment. It said the Heads of the three great Allied Powers met afew j i i russian people were informed today that Premier Stalin had left the country to hold the conference in Iran. To Gen Mark w. Clark s fifth army has smashed a German defences after the heavies artillery of the italian Campaign had pulverised Manv Stro Points. And has driven ahead two Miles the via Casl Llna toward Rome. Take Calabritto second lieutenant Vern h. Gransee is now taking Bombardier training at this army air forces training command station hav ing recently completed a course in navigation at san Marcos Texas. Thus he will be Able to serve the army air corps in a dual capacity and will be eligible to Wear the wings of either navigator or bom Bardier. The lieutenant is the son of or. And mrs. Henry j. Gransee Hammonds Perry Road Linthicum Heights. Before joining the army he attended Glen Burnie High school and the University of Maryland. The Algiers radio reported the fifth army had taken the important town of Calabritto about seven Miles Southwest of Mignano. On the Adriatic front the Bri Tish eighth army knifing ahead toward the Back door to Rome approached the outskirts of san Vito 16 Miles below the port of Pescara and also swept up the towns of Lanciano trello Orsogna and Casolla All in Inland coun try beyond the Sangro Ridge. Orsogna the farthest Point of and Vance Inland is about eight Miles beyond the Sangro. British and american troops of i the fifth army launched their full scale offensive on Mountain positions guarding both sides of the via Catilina a main Road to Rome on thursday night it was disclosed. The assault aimed in the direction of Cassino drove the Ger mans from the important Camino and Maggiore Heights West of Mignano. An air communique said tha German planes raided the South Ern Adriatic port City of Bari thursday evening causing dam age and a number of casualties Allied aircraft shot Down 11 Ger Man planes during the course o Allied operations which include heavy bomber attacks on the Casle Airfield and assaults on dal Matian Points and German communications in Italy front red army troops sloshing for Ward through knee deep Snow and mud were closing in from two directions on a Hloben important German held rail and communications Hub at the juncture of the Gomel Minsk and Leningrad Odessa railways in White Rusaria. Far to the South other soviet forces plunged deeper into Ger Man lines West of their Dnieper River Bridgehead below Kremen chug and hurled Back fierce counterattacks aimed at the up River soviet positions in the Cher Kasy area. There was no mention in the soviet bulletin regarding develop ments in the Kiev bulge where the germans sit astride newly recaptured Kilt Mir and Koro Sten. Gen. Constantine to Kossovsky s on wanted Saleslady permanent position Frank Slama and son 55 Wigt Street we need at once 100 used cars will pay highest Cash Price Marbert motors 261 West St. Dial ?335

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