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3 Jun 1944

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3 Jun 1944

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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Beckley, West Virginia Weather forecast continued warm and humid saturday and sunday scattered thundershowers in afternoon and Early night. 5m0cele5s cd it Al volume Xix 302 member of audit Bureau of circulation r of the West Virgira smokeless com. Rec to Beckley. West Virginia saturday morning june 3. 1944 associated pres leased wire Price 5 Centi tic per week �1.10 a menu .3,000 bombers Pound germans secret defences targets in Romania Bucharest and hungarian c cities of miskolc siege and Neva a11 red objectives London june u _ a it in is Opy making devel open Neil forging a powerful new link in Allied air Superior in american flying fortresses and escorting Mustangs landed on american made bases in Russia today after bombing romanian objectives during massive two Way assaults by nearly. Mini planes of the i. S. Air forces. Red front stirs i a twi a Tito escapes German glider troop Landing planes of the fifteenth air Force and Raf sweep out to Aid partisans americans Cut Catilina escape route for German tenth army fan out toward eternal City Allied troops within sight of Rome the bombers becoming the first Allied planes to Complete a shuttle attack on enemy soil and wind up on soviet soil apparently flew from italian bases. A raid on Romania from these bases had been announced earlier by Allied Headquarters in the Mediterranean. From Brilain a powerful american blow was delivered against secret nazi anti invasion targets along the French Pas de Calais roast. The american planes after dropping their loads on important junctions on rail lines a nip plying the germans at the russian front v Ere met by american Mustang and soviet yank lighters which escorted them to the newly made bases in Russia. From Britain a Fleet of 1,000 British a cd fortresses and liberators. With halt As Many escorting fighters Quot slammed into the Pas de Calais area with some 3.000 tons of explosives for their heaviest assault thus far on the nazi targets they were unchallenged by German filters. Drop .00 tons the blow from Italy was by a j Force of up to 750 heavy bombers s with an escort of probably equal j strength which unloaded at least j 500 tons of exploding steel a fall our bombers and fighter returned of Civ from the attack on German military installations a Ong tile coast of France today a the it. S. Strategic air forces communique said. The fortresses and liberators., escorted by medium Zed forces of pal Mustangs per lightnings and p47 thunderbolts All from1 the eighth air Force encountered Nelv Light flak. A few ground rockets were sent up the com my amp Ulm said. This 151 h consecutive Day of bombing of nazi Europe got off to an Early staid when Raf heavy bombers struck in the first hours j after Midnight at objectives Over _ non mile front All the Way j from Send Ato Fiance. Hungary Germany and the Modi a ten andean the american heavy bombers of tile 15th air Force which hit j Balkan targets were escorted by j Mustangs and lightnings and belittle opposition As they struck at by to in i. my or 99.ono of the Bucharest Budapest railway Simria Small Industrial town some 70 Miles to the Southwest and the hungarian cities of miskolc Szeged and Szolnoky on railways radiating from Bucharest . And China troops gaining on big Jap base Southeast Asia command Headquarters Kandy cry a Lune 2 map americans d chinese attacking from three Les Are gaining steadily within d outside the North Burma Jap est bastion of myi Kyma an lied communique announced Toyota column striking from the it West gained 1.500 Yards in e face of stubborn opposition other made Progress from the rth and resistance Cost the panes heavily in casualties. Tile in the Southern heart of the in itself Allied troops slugging godly Forward gained an Addi Mal 400 Yards. West of the Mog Aung River Linese units supported by Artil by advanced from Malak Awn. Emy Strong Point reported taken Ste Day and to the West South Kamying another chinese Demit struck at a japanese party a Seton the bulletin said. Before they withdrew from a ack Southwest of Mog Aung the Munique said maj. Gen. W. A. Lent Aigner a Chin dits a Are a a known to have killed More an 700 this brought the claimed total r the Chin dits to at least 3.700 Pancose slain thus far in the Lima Campaign. Reliable reports said japanese Orts to reinforce the Sandwich Mog Aung Valley and myi Kyma ices were stymied on All sides. I Taraya Tussa Khamo my som risk a. Or urdu is a obtains divorce of Angeles june 2 map actress Joan Fontaine wha be declared Brian Alternet was a perfect husband won a Dice from him today on grounds exp Rene cruelty. One instance of tile actors Al de cruelly miss Fontaine was Rogic to oust but Aherne made his desert ranch. Her Rob rating witness Veraa j a a Eland told judge Stanley j it so that when miss Fontaine turned trom desert trips Sci e was swollen. Joan who is1 and Aherne who is 41, wee riled 4 1-2 years ego. Breaking i he Lull on the Tome red front the germans have made Sharp attacks i on the russians romanian front. Reports said the nazis w Ere attempting to upset red troop concentrations which according to Axis sources have been particularly heavy in Southern Poland 2 and 3 the Baltic states borderline. Intern trial rations male workers under strict control Washington june 2 a practically All the nation s male workers were placed under strict new Job controls today As the War manpower commission moved to Channel More labor into War industries. Extending its a priority referral plan to Blanket the country wac ordered that beginning july i All men except farm workers must Clear through the United states employment service in seeking jobs. Only men reset red by the employment service May be hired although businesses with eight or less employees Are not affected. Job applicants will be assigned to top priority War jobs wherever they exist. A the plan will make it possible for worker anywhere in the country to take his most useful place on the Industrial firing line a Paul v. Mcnutt War manpower chairman said. Already in effect in about a dozen a critical labor shortage areas a the referral program was extended by Mcnutt under president Roosevelt a executive order establishing the War manpower commission. It authorizes the recruitment of workers and referral to jobs in which they Are most needed. Mcnutt emphasized that while the referral program is on a voluntary basis it will be difficult for workers to get jobs unless they Clear through the employment service. On the other hand workers will not be referred to employers who do not cooperate he said. An acute National shortage of male labor in certain types of in Rubery made expansion of the referral program necessary Mcnutt said. He added he had been a most disturbed a because Over optimism with respect to an Early ending of the War a had accused Many workers in essential Industry to Transfer to peacetime jobs. Hari. Italy May 2< a delayed a Gorman paratroopers supported by glider borne infantry swarmed Down and captured the bosnian Headquarters of marshal Tito May a in Blit failed to Cater the wily yugoslav Leader partisan sources disclosed today. Field marshal Erwin Rommel whose whereabouts had been a mystery for weeks Vias said to have directed the attack personally. Tito escaped to the mountains along with maj. Randolph Chur chill son of the British prime minister and virtually All Allied j officers attached to Tito a staff two Allied correspondent Sto Yan Pribichevich of time life and Fortune magazines. John Talbot of Reuters and to o photographers were captured in the nazi stroke but Pribichevich escaped j later during a partisan attack on the nazis. A blistering Stuka dive bombing attack at 6 a. In preceded the airborne assault on the head Quad i ters situated in a vast Grotto near Drvar 70 Miles North of split j paratroopers and gliders follow cd quickly coordinating their at 1 tack with a powerful ground As Sault in which tanks led the Way. J with bitter fighting raging Over a wide area and Vantage Points changing hands numerous times German transports and additional i gliders poured in More men Field i pieces and supplies throughout the i afternoon night and following Day. Forced Back Tito a partisans regained much i i round the first night but on inc second Day the enemy managed j to push an armoured column into Drvar meanwhile taking the im-1 port ant Airport of pct Oval 14 Miles North and bombing several partisan towns in the Vicinity. Planes of the u. S. Fifteenth air j Force and the r a f Wen to the Aid of Tito a men. Fortresses i pounded the big German Supply j operations Center at Bihac on i j May 26, liberators roared across the Adriatic twice and plastered troop concentrations at nine Riff a font Points. At the same time p-38�?Ts and spitfires beat up the area thoroughly attacking transports troops and airfields from which the paratroopers took off. One formation caught a troop train near pod Jice and left it in flames with More than too nazis hanging from the windows and strewn along the tracks. Ground troops employed a the nazi Effort to trap Tito were est i mated unofficially Here at four divisions at least striking from Bihac 40 Miles Northwest trom i banja Luka 48 Miles Northeast and Lino 50 Miles Southeast they sought to envelop the yugoslav High command and members of Allied missions. In addition a full air borne division to have landed. La general Mark w. Clark s victorious forces continue to Pound rack the powerful Herman Goering division Jed Headquarters Naples june 2 apr powerful american armoured and infantry forces smashed through the lev German strongholds of Val Montone and Velletri in the Alban Bills before Rome today shattering be enemas last ditch defences and foreshadowing the beginning of the end of the Battle for the eternal City. I Val Montone. 20 airline mile from Rome on the via Catilina main escape route for the mauled German 10th army retreating from the Hitler line and Velletri is Miles Southeast of the italian capital fell after Days of vicious assault and flaming resistance. Early tonight fierce fighting w a reported still in Progress As of. Gen. Mark w. Clark s victorious forces continued to Pound bark the stubbornly struggling Hermann is it Etine armoured division arid other crack nazi units. The allies held three Miles of the via Catilina. Capture of Val Montone and eve Pope Pius warns against harming the eternal City London. June i apr Pope Pius declared today that the idea that the War must end in Complete Victory or Complete de traction is a a stimulant towards prolonging he War a and. Express France of the via Catilina Drew ing Hope for an Early peace Prats the Allied ack tighter on the remnants of what once were 12 Man divisions holding the Gus moderation As against those who Lav Anco Hitler line. Less than 18 cd a tile heralds of Wisdom arrows indicate Allied drives along the italian front Black line which brought Allied forces into Velletri within sight of Rome. To the East British eighth army forces took fros Mone and Sora. Openly espouse vengeance. Addressing he College of cardinals on his name Daw the pontiff said. As Allied armies approached Rome that a whoever dared raise a hand against the City a would be guilty of and it a discussion of christianity a current influence in a s lies separated Clarks troops from Canadian forces who pounded up the via Catilina and seized Ferentini caught Between the two Allied wings marshal Albert re erring Quot battered forces were streaming northward on several secondary Load toward the temporary afet of a new defend world affairs he decried a pc Cav line hinged on Avezzano. 5th War loan chairmen meet and plan for drive i he business and professional woman s c Lub Bas Sci 125, Khz for the purpose of purchasing a Hospital plane As Nippon forcing China a troops Back in Hunan chunking june 2a the japanese have captured to Ages from the Church Quot and the i Quot a St division and dispersal of religious speaking less than two months after the patriarch of Russia and the archbishop of York had a Pudia cd the Pope Al his role As Christ a vicar on Earth Pius declared that those who so contended a Are ignoring and disinter within Sij Fht of Rome it was disclosed that the crack american first armoured division and other Strong american reinforcements had been thrown into the Battle now raging within sight of r Ime. The first a Mored division played a conspicuous part in the tunisian Victory last year. Tonight a front dispatch report the profound meaning of de fifth army Vanguard were fan papal 1 a gang out in a wide arc through the leading who his discussion if Alban Hills Abov e Velletri. Adan their goal in tile Raleigh ounts filth War loan drive Orang Doii it us East of Changte Hythe prolongation of tine War a he ring on a Mountain front extended Northeast of Changsha after Pope declare that Quot while the in 2 from the App Ian Way to the incessant pounding of the chinese j Truro ends of destruction h Ives a amp Sili ii a i two Prince do defenders along a 120-mile front i reached a Potency never Belo and new Battles have developed for those two major enemy Jee Tives in the Hunan Tiro Man Phill Mcdan i offensive the chinese High of the various Nnandi 5aid tonight it wits announced bist night at a meeting of All of chair men of the Conin ii Lees taking part in Hie drive. The group germans afraid Balkan invasion to follow a Day that i at to o c r chairmen met in it room last nigh and were told by known and while the world finds j of i itself co the a e of still More dra Ince Matin and according to some decisive events the disc it a non of the com hat t it tees die fundamental Outlook and of tee my London. June 2�? apr As Allied bombers armadas methodically softened their Western ant invasion defences the germans i plan expressed fear today that Gen. J Eisenhower a Cross Channel blow j would be preceded by an invasion the of the Balkans from the Middle j by c would be. Special identification badges the workers in the drive Are ins s Ipp cd Here. Mcdaniel bounced and that when they rive a hey will be distributed the committee members. On the opening Day of i Pingkian for j Miles n la chinese bastion 50 a detailed guiding principles of the hear Theon pro to i Ell pc. $10,000 damage suit will be resumed today a increasingly Large Anglo was believed i american troop concentrations in i the Middle East countries have been reported from Syria and Lebanon in the last few weeks snid a Berlin radio broadcast dispatch dated Ankara a and indications Are that the invasion of Western Europe May lie preceded by a thrust into the Balkan the United nations radio at Algiers said that the germans had seven not Lucky number Denyer june 2�? add without even asking to be represented by counsel mrs. Dixie Rose Lane 30, of Denver pleaded guilty today to a charge of bigamy. She freely admitted marrying seven men in 14 years because they could provide her with the travel opportunities for which she yearned. Dixie Rose who Wall be sentenced later said in an interview that Quot i did t always love the men i marked but i usually did like trial will be resumed this morning at 9 of clock in circuit court in the $10,000 damage suit of William Ion administrator against the Hill Rohrer lumber company. Evidence will be taken until 4 p. In. Judge Clarence Vav Meadow s announced yesterday when the court adjourned at 5 of clock for the night. No court will be held monday june 5, but the plaintiff represented by attorneys a. A. And Glenn Lilly of Charleston will i resume their testimony at 9 of clock i tuesday morning june 6, Mea i Dows stated. Yesterday the defense represented by judge j. Vvs. Maxwell and attorney Floyd m. Sayre put additional witnesses on Hie stand a during the morning seeking to prove that an unusually severe storm swept up the Creek from Rhodell to the Frances Community on March 19. 1943. And blew Down the w alls of a Bathhouse j under construction by the de a Ter of the plaintiff. During the afternoon Arthur Lyle. Beckley photographer identified photographs which he said he made at the scene of the Acci i Dent the morning following the tragedy. Construction Foreman testified Oris Lilly who was in charge j of the construction of the Bath i House for the Hill Rohrer Lum Ber company testified from the witness stand for More than two clumped Down a s on the Pelo pones tip of Greece and told of increasing tween Corsica an i Ench coast. Throughout the ent the germans r ening of defences tons radio in alg Pomerania and e nazis had organize to amp cements to Deal russian break throw at to the 1 sea j the martial Law them y radio pcs Becharn Lune 12, the Bushless ssi onal woman a club ave a a a hut where they Jones and their repro miss Mary synor stated last night hat they Hope to have the Woodrow Wilson High school Bai of present. The commit tar of the chamber of Commerce which is taking part in the drive has been designated the a flying Squadron it was announced. This committee is leaded by c. G. Peregoy. And he re ported last night that their Pat casualties heavy on both drive e would by ready soon. Rig the meeting the subject ring a prize to the Organ a which Sells the most Bonds Rought up and the chair a Hill Mcdaniel reported of nip what the state organi had done for such an or Dos last the Din theist of Changsha fell lat night to invader troops striking along the Milo River while to the West some too Miles Northwest of Changsha the japanese seized Ansing and drove southward to within nine and one half Miles of Han show where they were stopped the communique Jav said. This places the enemy 22 r East of Changten. Scene of years bitter Rice bowl Battle a third major prong of the Hunan offensive a Central column driving Down the Canton Han Kow railway was stopped at Kweiyin 40 Miles North of Changsha the communique said after the town had changed hands several times in bitter fighting with further attempts stopped fighting raged at pinking and Shang Shuichien further East Here the in Civ crossed the Milo future pea a attracts More Ana More openly Promise vengeance he continued a Obesid s the heralds of Wisdom and moderation the e Are not wanting others who scarcely Dis simulate their Prog in of violence or who Ope espouse vengeance. A in Many is thus born the in i cession or the fear that then May not be. Even for the Peoples and nations As such any alternative but this a Complete Victory or Complete destruction. E this Sharp diem red menus minds Txie Nee is a stimulant aging the War and Hose who by natural a realistic consider i be disposed to a Caf. Hip Vertre of via Catilina highways kilo Rome. German prisoners captured sine the ached offensive Begar May la approached the 20,000 Mark. Street fighting raged in Velletri for several Days before its fall. American Armor and infantry penetrated to the Hill towns Central Square yesterday rooting a pc lusts of shuddering germans out of backyard and wine cellars but tile remainder of the doomed Garn on continued to give desperate opposition. Their every Avenue re escape had been Cut by american forces pushing through it continued on Pate 6 Quot whet i one a has erne baneful inf i towards Prol it even run Mug i impulse Orff actions woul reason. I Tho Alt lie p p of it f 11 Vul i ail1 tint of i t Tea the enc my ii v o american troops forging ahead on Biak Island advanced Allied Headlee a tors. New Guinea Aat othes continued on Page 6 highest percentage ring to Mcdaniel 1 or that t awards a Flag to the Ich Sells the most Bonds. In county of Gilmer now uneasy c reported a the unite cts said t ast Prussia d a Sguerri with a put Ontic a the Flag in its Possession. For it a tight having the Higl test percentage e i n d a the fourth a r loan. Hana w i Nat in j and Wayne Cour cities have also a d a the the Flag he pair i that the offi Cia la de of that county i lad remarked the. It i Sibie they a meant to keep it and the. 11 Iceland votes to sever ties with Denmark i c her reflections an to Many the courage o lion regarding the approve r toward Rome. The it Reykjavik apr the j red army lines stagger under heavy nazi drive Monty it Rne might give Raleigh thing to think about. When going Over the duties of the different committees Mcdaniel stated that As yet there was rot anything definite for the Mim serial committee to do but that he was sure a fall of the churches will make some kind of announce their men i the =. Bessie Carroll who is Man of the civilian defense Littee will have charge Ai All Oug Hout the county and continued on Page 6 Channel forecast London. June 2�? apr the germans have driven another Dent into the red army s lines Northwest of Iasi in Romania Moscow announced tonight but declared the a insignificant wedge was accomplished at heavy Cost to the enemy. As the Battle stretched through �?zrvpctrr�?o7�?� a its fourth Day the germans made Folkestone june t a repeated attacks with Strong forces i Strait of Dover were Cairn of tanks and infantry both to the tonight with broken Banks of North and Northwest of Iasi the 19louds necking a Moonlight sky. Russian broadcast communique stated. All the blows North of the town one of the world oldest democracies. Voted 70,? 36 to 365 to sever their 700-Yea a old ties with Denmark and form an Independent Republic final figures on last v Eek a plebiscite i leased tonight showed. About 98 per eel it of the engl Hie voters on the is and participate the Young Repi Iblis probably will be proclaimed june 17, an Iceland National hoi iday. The lathing. Ice lands Legi la Tive body prepare d to Convene june to to name to e islands first president who will serve for one year. Thereafter a president Wilt be elected by the people for a four year term at a the to Iris of re it to conf regard a a we nou Ore Equita ill prevail needs. In eve nests n my a to at of air n beyond the r has Given t that show id added hone t Vay in great june 3 Ott the a Mese defender land it the so my Hea Quarti a Lav. The sixth Ai invaded the is today were steadily by ties it nto Island. The invaders bos Nek Sonde apr american re pressed Jap of invaded Biak hens is increase announced to a forces w hich d a week ago my reinforced mops dreaming i Mot the seen Itaev me me Imp stymied on the coastal Road in be important Mok-880 Miles from the Pine were getting liberators bombers Vernal Mac a Lur $ Nelms placed in county jail for liquor violation the la be in ridges Abc jumping 80 to Nese position the enemy Eakly at the Timi i ranged Over e coastal Road of bombs on Jap ind snipers nests. A Arm struck Backie Biak invaders wed one it of the Japan e snot Dew n a a Arthur Force were in main push on Mok other ground troops in ridges against infant e and gamed the of the Cliffs. Skipper of Henry Bergh will be Given a trial Savage Small Guinea Ruthean round i a bushed de Jungle fight a it a in Bjilish new Ore than 450 Miles if the Biak Battie by a quoted japanese me of Hie ached car Early were repulsed but to Tho North i hours explaining details of the Wes tie bulletin said the enemy j drawing up of the first plans and at be cos of heavy losses in Man the specifications the second con a cmdr and material Suc Cenci in i tract under which the building driving an sign meant Hedgec was being constructed and the in a our a Cense lines. Conditions under w hich the Wrork there were no Escutia change was done. In other sectors of the front How he testified that o. D comp Ever. Moscow said ton superintendent of the Coal the russians previously had re continued on Page 6 ported killing 800 nazis yesterday 5 53 p in in the third Day of the Batt. ,6 06 p in j viability increased a an a evening Laze dissipated Long sunny intervals marked the a it and by Nightfall a by a a northwesterly Breeze had died 1 away the temperature fell from t a Fri afternoon High of seventy degrees to fifty nine at to p. In the barometer climbed steadily during the Day. High tides Ewt a saturday. A Dover 5 a. In. And 5 12 p. Rn., at Cala s 5 09 a. In. And 5 21 p. In. Sunday at Dover 5 40 a. In and it Calais 5 52 a. In and san Francisco june 2 a the coast guard announced today that formal charges of incompetence and negligence would be filed against c3pt. Joseph a Chambers skipped of the transport Henry Bergh which piled up on the rocks of the Farallo islands Early wednesday. A trial was set for tomorrow before la. Robert e. Burns. The Captain yesterday told in june Elizabeth Nelms of Georgia was placed in the Raleigh county jail last night at 6 o clock by United states marshal e. B. Doyle charged with violating the internal Revenue liquor Law. Doyle stated last night that he v As taking her to the Federal reformatory for women at Alderson this morning. She a found guilty of the charge at the Thomasville division of the . District court in Georgia and a sentenced to six native hellers the enemy got 18 months in the Federal prison. Riels uses 20 Miles Southeast of a tape. A noon wednesday the japanese. Moated since the a tap invasion april 22. Jumped the earner killing nine americans arid Nihin to wed Hollywood. June 2�? apr introduced two Veals ago on a out with the loss of Only one Man. Macarthur fliers were carrying a widespread bombing attack meanwhile with Liberator again hitting the approaches to Ter viewers the Crew and the More studio Warner s announced to than 1000 in bound naval passing j Day evs had but 20 seconds warning of the impending crash 30 Miles of j each the Golden Gate nobody was kill Cal Ritschard or seriously injured. Film set actress Alexis Smith and Truk enemy bastion in the car actor Craig Stevens plan to wed lines. They hit Stavran 189 mile 18, a spokesman for their Southeast of Truk and Wolean 525 Miles West of Truk. These assault were made it will by the first marriage for wednesday Truk time the Sam Stevens was Given a Modi Day that Central Pacific bomber e from the army six set fires on Truk atoll visible Imi i mile. J months ago

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