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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Bakersfield, California The weather 1>mpfr�lnrf High yesterday. To w today. Rainfall s. He on Airport year ago Airport Schmin land company a year ago land company a a a continue d fair and slightly warmer today and sunday. .14 .4 .1 Home edition vol. 5 two sections Bakersfield California Sah rim december 4. 1911 1ft paces no. 108big three end conference world Waits for decision 25,000 japs Are released hurl steel from Camps ally guns at Ware aussies take Kuranko in drive on Guinea s Huon Peninsula by Brydon c. Taves failed i Quot is staff Vones i ton Den t Allied Headquarters in Southwest Pacific dec. I. A australian forces brought the japanese Strong hold at Ware under close artillery fire today after capturing Kuranko a half mile away in their drive to Clear the enemy from new guineas i Ilion Peninsula. The attack went Forward As Allied planes ringed tile Olith end of new Britain with new raids carrying ahead an Aerial offensive begun november 20 to smash Supply centers and fortresses on the invasion route toward Labaul. General Douglas Macarthur casualty list Washington Dee. 4. Or a rear Admiral Randall Jacobs chief of the Navy Bureau of personnel said today that the list of Casal tics in the Gilbert islands action including those lost on the escort Carrier Liscome Bay has not yet been received. In response to Many anxious in quiries being received by the Bureau Jacobs said he would expedite notification of next of Kin by Telegram As each casualty is reported. Spokesman indicated the australians closely backed by land guns and planes would require some time to Knock out Ware situated in the Heights to Miles North of Finsch Hafen. Fighting was taking place at three Points on a 2-mile front from Ware to Bonga on the Cornu. Mitchells and marauders supported the attacking forces thursday by hitting Kan Lapidu just beyond Bonga and other aircraft made harassing raids up the new Guinea North coast. Hip Oast a communique reported that american planes ripped at both the North and South coasts of the Western end of new Britain. Mitchells dumped tuns of bombs on the Bergen Bay area swooping Down to tree top Heights in the raids. Attack planes swept Lite coast above Bergen Bay from Alamo to to Amunia is la mis. Medium bombers touched off big fires and explosions in a new raid on the South coast Ai drome at Gas Mata and air cobras strafed Cape Busching. In the Vita islands North of new Britain and West of the big base at Rabaul a Liberator probably damaged a Tanker. Bomb Kara fifty seven tons of bombs were dropped by american planes on the Kara Ai drome and adjacent Bubble islands off Tho South coast of Bougainville in the Northern Solomons and torpedo planes dive bombers and fighters strafed enemy positions around the Empress Augusta Bay beachhead. One plane was lust in All attacks including raids in the Baka area on the North. Myer reveals 65,000 More nips scheduled for internment end new York dec. 4. Bt1 about 25,000 la a desc a in Erica in already have been released from internment. Save National director Dillon s. My i of the War relocation authority and More than 65, too others Are scheduled for release. In making the announcement yesterday River said the japanese americana were being released at the late of 2000 a month and urged the Public to receive them As a trustworthy workers and resident River expressed doubt that All the internet s scheduled for release could be persuaded to leave the Camps saying Quot our big Job ahead is to persuade the families that they can live outside in a a the United he said. A should not come out of the War feeling that it has discriminated against Law abiding aliens regardless of their ancestry. Quot the Public does not seem to realize that the recent tule Lake incident occurred As the result of the very fact that in this one Center the pro japanese evacuees were concent t a Ted Roget peril Shlobin Makin Island japs in is k Ide Harge fort Shafter Hawaii. Dec 4. If a the last in japanese on Ala Kin Island made a wild suicide charge Clad in full dress regalia and waving Long Samurai swords but failed to frighten untested Amel inked Quot ii Page two germans May abandon key rail Junction by Henry Shapiro United press staff col respondent Moscow dec. 4.�?front dispatches indicated today that a mounting russian flanking threat May Force the germans to abandon the key White russian railway Junction of Shlobin and pave the Way for a soviet drive on Minsk. The red army reached the Dnieper River on a Broad front some is Miles Northeast of Shlobin yesterday and were believed massing for a crossing in Force to sever the Zhilo bin Aio Vilov Section of the Odessa lining Rad Railroad. The River normally freezes in this sector by december 12 and could lie forced with ease Over ice. A crossing before ice forms would be most difficult and presumably costly. I cutting of the Shlobin mogilev Railroad would leave the German Garrison Only the railway to Malinsk Over which to flee Shlobin. Capture of Dovsky Junction of the and Gomel mogilev highways crumbled the German defences Northeast of Shlobin and enabled the soviets to push on to the Dnieper and capture Sverchek. More than too towns and villages also were engulfed by the soviet yesterday As they slowly tightened their Are around Shlobin. Loving up the Gomel Shlobin railway one column seized Salta Novka. Only 13 Miles Southeast of Shlobin. In one area the germans sought to halt the red army at previously Prena Rcd defences but met disaster when the russians attacked from the flanks and killed too officers and men wrecked 8 tanks and is guns. Latest reports also placed the russians 12 Miles South and about 20 Miles Southwest of Shlobin. Aviation Day Mexico City dec. 4. A a president Avila Camacho has set aside october 23 for annual Observance of Quot National aviation Day a in Lite with Mexico s growing interest in a int Ion. Cd Here s Why our Advance in Italy is slow up a narrow Mountain Trail that leads to the front lines in Italy goes a column of United states troops with a ration bid n mule. Firmly it minx lied germans in Tim Hills like these North of Senatro have slowed up the Allied drive Quot ii Rome for the machines of War cannot navigate this mountainous terrain. Photo by Bert Brandt Xea Acme photographer for United states War picture Pool. Two children die in Blaze at Oil Dale Daniel Headley Minnie Thomas burned As Home destroyed two Young children burned to death this morning when an explosion of unknown cause spread a blistering Wall of flame throughout their Home at Tot Monadic Street in Oil Dale trapping the a Bilbo in in the bathroom where heroic attempts to reach than were i ii wanted by the Quot intense heat of the Blaze that engulfed the entire Bouse instantaneously. The children. Minnie Thomas la. And Daniel Headley 2. Were in tile bathroom and mrs. Virgie Headley Mother Quot of Daniel and sister of Minnie was in the Back porch washing when an explosion rocked the House and Ila entire Structure immediately burst into flame. Mrs. Headley in an attempt to reach the children was trapped in the blazing Structure until Ted Lee a neighbor broke a window and to lied her to safety. All efforts to reach the children in the inferno which surrounded them failed and the bodies of both were found beneath a Wash Basin in the bathroom when the fire had spent itself and it was possible to enter the smoking ruins of the House John Werts. Deputy county Coroner said. First report of the fire was telephoned to the Bakersfield fire department at 10 11 a. In. And the Call was relayed within a few seconds to the county fire department. Cit fire chief Elmer f. Woods explained. Lack of an address on the first Call delayed the a starting of the fire trucks for a matter of five minutes while Tim address was ascertained county fire department officials said. According to Ben in Ooper acting continued on Pate to o x Index to advertisers Page Abrams or. R. Of. 2 Amateur boxing. 7 Arvin theater. 4 Beardsley dance. 4 Booth s a i Brock s citizens laundry. 6 congregational Hui cd. 3 Culliton John Xuy. 6 cast Side cleaners. 3 Flickinger Digier. I Fox Heaters. 4 full gospel. 3 Granada theater. 4 Howard amp Verrell. J leers furniture Lack and Jill shop. Klondike Market. K. M. J. 7 Iai Granada ballroom. 4 Mckinnon Agency. 4 Phillips music co. Rialto theater. 4 rivet theater. 4 Smithwick 3 the barn. 4 Union Avenue dance. 4 Union cemetery. 5, a x ii aim s theater. 4 Marine photographers snap Complete Battle of Tarawa Washington dec. 4. Up a Back from Tarawa today came a line warrant officer John f. Leopold of Wooster Ohio. To Tell How he and 14 other Marine combat photographer a landed with the first was on the enemy Island stronghold and made one of the most Complete photographic records of a Battle in history but at a Cost of two cameramen killed and one wounded. The photographic detachment was tinder direction of Captain Louis 11 a Ward. Former motion picture actor my husband of Ida Lupine the British Flint Star. The names of the casualties were withheld. Leopold said the photographers stayed with the leathernecks during the entire 76 hours of fighting. Join units a before the Landing Quot he related we photographers betide we could get Tetter action pictures up in the front Lino so we aimed ourselves with pistols took rations for one Day and joined different Marine assault units. A a a was worse than anything we had seen be fort Alani of us had been at Guadalcanal and had taken pictures under fire there but von can t speak of the two in the same breath. Two killed Quot two of our men were killed at the pier. Another was wounded. Some of our equipment was lost in the surf. We were Lucky at that. Our cameramen were everywhere in the Higgins bouts on the Beach All Over the Island the pictures they took show the difficulties under which they worked. Al in of them had to alternate Between their pistols and the photographic record includes some 30� stills and approximately 50 a feet of color movies they were brought Back by Leopold who left Tarawa on one of the first planes to take off from the air strip there the combat he said Quot deserve the highest commendation. Like every Marine who took part in the attack they were fighting men Folsom Harge Sacra Al it a. La. 4 two officers testified to that the St i Loch Folsom i Harvest Camp was loosely open with convicts making trips nearby Davis to visit women it scribed a. a a Illy son itch to Forest ure it i rih d i be san Diego d of a a 30�4 acre Brush and Timber to which menaced fashionable mar ranch Homes 15 toilet of Here and spread into the corps Elliott was cot today state forestry a cad at la Mesa reported. It Mira North Marine i trolled quartet s disc Large sifted Washington i tee. 4. Up a Hoti of military affairs committee chairman Andrew j. May of Kentucky revealed today that the army estimates it is now a Over staffed Quot by 5�, Mai Ovet aged and special assignment officers of whom 2ii Ohi will be Dis hat ged within six month. Fifth army slashes ahead two Miles on Road toward Rome by Noe ind Nord mid Alli Lull Lai Mai mulls in Algi fic dec. I. Up lieutenant general Mark a. Clark s fifth army has smashed it wed a into German defences after the heavies artillery ii lid Aerial bombardment of the italian Campaign had pulverized Many Strong Points and has driven ahead j Miles along Hie \ la a Psi a toward Rome Headquarters an no need today. The Algiers radio reported Hie f fifth arum had taken the tin pot taut town of Jalalu itto. About 7 Miles Southwest of Mignonn til the Adriatic front the British eighth army knifing ahead toward the Quot Back door to Rome. Approached the outskirts of san Vito i to Tulles below the port of Ivara and also swept up the towns of Lan it Iano Treglio Orsogna and Ca Soli All in Inland country beyond the san Gro Ridge Orsogna the farther Point of Advance Inland is about s Miles beyond tin a Nitro. Brit isl and Amel lean to fifth Arni launched then offensive on Mountain guarding both sides of the Lina a main Road to born. Day night it Sault aimed unconditional surrender or bloody defeat seen As Choice of Germany British american authorities in conference on arrangements for announcing Allied declaration drawn up at Iran confab hint Moscow announcement opening gun of nerve War offensive a we ated it to president i met Inonu of Turkey accompanied by foreign minister nut Cakmak commander in chief of the turkish army left slav for a Churchill and president Roosevelt at either Tabriz or Cairo Tho Berlin r. Mind men. I Quot Gnu a rid m tribal Dei. Nee with prime minister la i i we i. London Doc. I. Gt1 i he Moscow radio announced that the Ion awaited Malin i Oostve Cill in re Hill conference has been concluded at Leoran Iran and in London it was expected that historic decisions Appl inn both to lilt Battlefield Aud to political ques icons would he made Public very soon. A the declaration which will surely present faltering Germain the Choice of unconditional surrender or certain bloody defeat by history s rent land and air offensive awaited Only completion of arrangements Lur its simultaneous release at All three capitals. British and american authorities were understood to he in conference on the arrangements. Moscow s broadcast that the conference actually has been held was the opening glut of what is expected to he he l>ijij4tsl barrage yet aimed by the allies at Ute apprent he naive Axis in a nerve War offensive. As a result of the thursday night broadcast by i United mates senator loin con my in and the subsequent Moscow announcement Tim tiny conference actually had been held the decisions doubtless w ill he published earlier than originally intended. Considerations for the safely of Premier mar Bracken seeks news release Ops of i or full scale positions via in is on thurs was disclosed. The As in the direction of cons giant bomber Fleet smashes at Leipzig London dec 4. Up Xor ii Ca 11 Thunderbolt fight bombers today bombed the German Airfield at Gile in occupied Holland ii was announced officially. Escorting aircraft destroyed three enemy fighter.-., the communique said. Vav bile no Alii. 1 Craft were lost. By Phil i i t a tired part is staff Ooi i pendent London. Doc. 4 Ait unusually Largo Force of British mosquitoes heaped new destruction on burning Berlin last night while a might Parade of four engined bombers after fainting toward the capital to confuse enemy defences rocked Leipzig with nearly 1700 tons of explosives. Though the weight of the new attack on Berlin hid not approach that of the blockbuster raids by the r. A. Of s four engined heavyweights returning airmen said it probably was tin heaviest Ever made by Hie Tuvin engined mosquitoes. Set new fires the raid came Only 24 hours after heavy bombers devastated another huge area of Berlin thursday night the mosquitoes stoked fires still burning from til previous raid and set new blazes. Leipzig. Key Arsenal City on German s second line of Industrial do continued on Page. Two flashes ban phone Sekva e by a a itch. Ted the Berlin radio said t of a \ that Telephone service Between Turkey and the outside world a Well As Between principal turkish it Hies had been a interrupted Quot because of the turkish government s desire to control Quot rumours arising in Eon it. Tion with i meeting Between president Inonu of to Kov president Roosevelt and prime minister Churchi lit. Drove the germans from the important amino and Maggiore Heights. West of Mig a no front line dispatches said. These dispatches Val. The mightiest Artiller barrage sine general sir Bernard f. Montgomery Blok til German Africa corps at i Ala mein in Egypt bellowed from the throats of hundreds of guns a the amen ans and British launched their offensive extremely bitter fighting continued yesterday and today its the thrust carried into the Masse of for t tied positions dotting the Sloper of s1 i foot mount Camino. I Miles Southwest of Mignonn and deeper into the rough Mountain country North and Northeast of Mig a no. Considerable numbers of prisoners were taken As Clark headquarter reported that the onslaught was a proceeding according to plan Quot and the frontline accounts my the fifth army now holds Heights which pro vide observation Over the enemy in be love and beyond tin Ltd a Biri Alk is no. Ii. Air fore of both the allies a rid pm he germans intensified til ii efforts to help the snuggling ground troops and the result was numerous Aerial Battles Over the front lines. Five separate formations of enemy planes were intercepted Over til fight army front and the Allied fighters shot Down a planes and damaged 2 others. A total of la German planes were destroyed in various Aerial actions to the loss of i by the allies. Medium Light and tighter bombers a a continuous pounding to German positions in and near the Battle front blew up an ammunition truck Mil shot up a big. Mobile gun. In addition. American Liberator attacked tile Casa in Ai drome Nee i Rome and american Mitchells and Wai Hawks Botn Ted the ports of is Kenik and split Iii Yugoslavia in sep grate Atta is. At Sibenik. An important base for German operations against yugoslav guerrillas a direct hit was made on one vessel and other ships Ware damaged. U. S. Names Winant to commission Post Washington Der. 4 up the United states today appointed John g Winant. Ain lot sea Dor to great by dam. To i. The a Merit an t apr it it re native on the european advisory commission. The commission Wase Moscow conference in it will have three numbers big the United states it and the soviet Union Aru London. The purpose of the con announced at Moscow is european questions As the a Clope and to make joint recon Datum to it it the three government British chief asks for Iran communique dec. 4. Or minister of information Brendan Bracken and his top advisers Quot Cie understate d to Day to lie seeking immediate release of a. Roosevelt come Hill Stalin Quot smash Germany Quot communique As 1 i suit of Russia s scoop Quot on the news of the to Power conference at Tenet an. A ii Quot storm of newspaper Riti t ism Over tin handling of the news of both the Teheran conference and the Roosevelt it Churchill Chi Matig meet big at Cairo was touched off by the official russian Tass Agency announcement last night of the Anglo America re russian conv ions the Teheran communique Ole loudly w As drawn up before tile Teheran conference ended but its presumably hinged on whether Tho safety of president Roosevelt and by line min ister Churchill before they reach t heir Home capitals would he in. Mired. All officials at the ministry of information were reported in a Conter erne Thi morning Whit newspaper men from the United states and a get ii a hied count i i sought an explanation of to Iii pair h about till to Berat conference. D xxx is asks i of i it x in him Xii inn of n ement xxx As 111 it in a. De it t a i p Elmer Davis director of the office of War information announce d today that he a ask d the state department to make inquiries in Moscow it on awning last night s announcement by Tass tile official soviet j no a is Agency about the a big three conference in t Hian. Ile sought information parti u Lai Ivas to whether to Tass an Noum Enaut was a violation of any release Date a Cal on by the con crees. Mull Joscht Stalin president nos Volt and Primo minister it 11111 inc Hill. The main reason for delaying an announcement w t0 obviated by the radio statement la said the Heads of the three i rent Allied Powers met a a few Days die la to news Sci \ ii. Renters said Iii a Moscow dispatch that a British embassy spokesman announced that in British Arni x int nage by x n to i is la h n Dei 4 or tin Berlin radio which yesterday reported that president Roosevelt Brinie minister Churchill and Premier Stalin had completed a conference Iii Iran reversed itself today in a j broadcast intimating the meeting a atm under Way quoting a competent Quai Ter in Madrid As an authority the tier j Man new Agency dub said a a Hun Hill and Roosevelt intend to submit a plan for an invasion of Europe to Stalin for his a i Prova i. Immediately after Stalin s detergent has Bren receive d tins plan will be put into can no a ado is to the Sot in t i Ilion. Sir Archibald Clark Kerr Anil xxx. Averell Harriman left to cow a fortnight ago to attend the Stalin Roosevelt a Churchill Confer enc it said they were accompanied by the Heads of their military Mission Harriman and sir Archibald attended the eat Lier Cairo conferences of president Roosevelt prime minister Churchill and Generalissimo it Hiang Kai Shek and it was speculated then that they made tile sit to the Middle East primarily to sit in on Al conference with Stalin. The announcement made in an official soviet news Agency Broad people surprised at new Stalin activity most Quot Oxx do 4. Up a the russian pie got Quot i a their greatest Sui Prises of the War today when they Learned thar Premier Josef Stalin had gone to Teheran to con or with president Roosevelt and prime minister Winston Churchill. A conference hid common gossip at of foreign Diplo Pendents Tor Tavvo cts Hail no inkling although sue cd a matter a Ery allies to it Tannd Corr a cd the rus. The Tass announcer Tifi it Tai oaf if nation of til of president Roosevelt s liner Josef Stalin and i ister Winston Chute ii i i i r second Tim this Wack the i oni m Ai fat on pm to Iii Orf fyn provincial russian a j meeting a a few Day ago in t Viet pre conference took place be Tine min leaders of the tin Alite irked the president Roosevelt prime this gov Churchill and Premier get a Ald the first Public report of the con fore Nee was i broadcast of an offi a Jai to Quot news Agency dispatch which ill to Oak newspapers published on their front pages today. Fad comment tile ii Quot Pap is confined their Dis Pla to the laconic Tass announcement Wai the Assumption was per Iii a id it Omni it would not to be i v Ai la by until Tim de visions were published. By of of a n a to International a Mai ratio spread rapidly through diplomatic quarters in Moscow sex u t two Vav. A s ago when a number of ranking envoy it left unexpectedly for a destination not disclosed. Among them were United states ambassador xxx Averell Harriman Aud British ambassador sir Archilla d Lark Kerr who attended the Cairo conference. Com non talk the american and Hritsik Zembas a a irk d to h ish hush the reports. I h nevertheless became common talk among the foreigners. The russians Aion their customary Silt americans drink a foreign Quot liquors As stocks dwindle fessed be Loper the orally nature some it Al a. I Anee of thing that d in Russi e the vague Roosevelt is to to Quot d the St a in. Stain s tit Vav Hen he a Bois he v. K mint aided and pro such de Lead been Gen i of any such references in s and chm a inability of a p sax fran Locc dec Quila v Oak t Aud a Bun three Shad s to the wind live inc american i sum that n do my ii by no in sch uni i press staff Corr a a4 a to tequila trip abroad trended the Aik conference at sly he had been a King Brief naps Ira c d Prague to Tel i mexi the mad u in ii up i quor i Kisic punch it a the tied with p at the do r. I at Britain Quot Iii sit Inion As a Tanini the Tern us Amel i whisk v Ping it i dealers u a i be a a a St As the though the f by la be a Harn me i too pm amen hit Vittle plan Mexico City de 4. If a men hers of the National stockmen federation banquet guest of pres Dent Avila Macho told the ebb executive that they of j s ated prot posed a federalization of the Ca til x Vodka. Or alcohol w sickle and a Yipe was Selling faster with sex t v russian Battle front Victory. Although nearly All of it is made in the United states. It is somewhat like Gin tips the customer s hat smartly and expands the hat band. Habanera. With some of the qualities of Brandy a la a mexican importation has a wine base fortified with spirits is consumed straight or in highball. It pops the hat off and Pronto. Us. I Ogle woo tin Center Tablet s wee titles of to it they could a report sheepherder of tequila climbed a u Long. I c l. Rep req i d find t Oba a it i i it prod be t some re take quart Nikci a for if whisky it a Case of Wyoming it and i drank three tin cup n be Low Zero weather in Post stayed All nigh in the next morning experience Abo la i a us. Yank pair aide to ally Europe group no Don dec. 4 up a two Cartier diplomatic experts on Russia Quot astern Europe George f. Ken. Thayer have the Allied eur Mission it was no issador John United states it Mission which a a hearing horse of information and policies is sex peeled to be announced after he returns from the Middle East. , charge d affaires at Lisbon. And Thayer Secretary of the legation at Kabul Afghanistan. Have served american embassies at Berlin my Moscow and Ken Nan has had t \ Senna and Nan and c horses been named aides rope an advisory a announced today. Appointment of 3. Xxx infant Asti member of the c w ill sit in Lund

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