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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Benton Harbor, Michigan
Of Facer the boys with War Bonds final edition Michigan s biggest buy for Reader and for advertiser win tic Alec listed fun Benton Harbor mich., saturday june 3, 1944 10 pages four cents weather forecast thundershowers and cooler tonight sunday showers and cooler. Temperatures readings from Friday noon to sat. Noon 12 n. 3 a. 3 p. A. A g a. M. 74 6 p. M. 30 9 a. M. S2 n a. A. M All around our town Ace student wins Honor a Veteran Barber retires Star in traction Field and other local tales for the past decade graduates Benton Harbor and St. Joseph High schools have been eligible for the freshman University Michi alumni undergraduate scholarship. These tuition scholarships gifts from the University have contributed much to the encourage ment higher education in this j Community. The twirl City j Michigan alumni group has annually participated in this pro Gram. Mrs. Clare i l. Milton wife the St. Joseph i High school Prin Cipal acted As i chairman for this i year assisted by miss Kinith miss Esther Middlewood miss Ellen Pinley and miss Julia Liskow. The committee has chosen Shirley l. Knuth daughter . And mrs. Harvey Knuth 169 West May Street Benton har Bor for this year s scholarship. Miss Knuth is an outstanding member the 1944 graduating class Benton Harbor High school. She has been prominent in extra curricular activities and has a Fine Scholastic record. Her past achieve ments Are Many. She was the log keeper in the Mariner scouts a member the Spanish club and big Sisters Sophomore class editor the Grey Bric and a member the usher club and National Honor society. She majored in English social science and natural sciences and minored in French Mathe Matics and Spanish. Each City in Michigan which has an alumni club is offered one More the scholarships depending the club s membership. To qualify the student must be recommended by the High school administrator and alumni committee and pass successfully the tests Given by the University scholarship committee. One Benton Harbor s oldest Barbers j. Franklin Bass color de 78, retired from Active work this month in his shop at 271 Empire Avenue. He s put in better than a half Century at his Trade 44 years which have been in Benton Harbor. Member one Benton har Bor s most highly respected coloured families Bass was born in Xenia o., the son prank and Elsa Bass Rio had been born in slav Ery in North Carolina and made their escape through the underground to Ohio. He was one a family j. F. Bass 13 children today the youngest the be the family who Are still living is 76. Bass remembers the log Cabin in the Forest Clearing at Fountain City ind., where his family moved when he was Small and after they came to Paw Paw where he started bartering he recollects . H. J. Burrell As a youth sitting under a Maple tree in the Yard while Bass his hair. They were neigh Bors in Paw Paw 60 years ago. Bass was in Paw Paw when the Mckinley shave fad began when the Blades the nineties had their mustaches shorn aping the clean shaven president. Bass has parted men s hair in the Middle slicked it Down Given Crew cuts Feather edges All the changing variety trims that have been in Vogue Over 50 years. Almost As Many changes As women s hair he says. When he came to Benton Harbor in september 1900, he bought the old Phoenix Barber shop water Street later moving to Pipestone Street where he operated a shop across from the Fidelity building and during the past 29 years has owned the shop at 271 Empire aver nue. Always interested in real estate Bass has owned More than 14 Homes to Benton Harbor which he has repaired and sold. A member St. Stephen s episcopal Church in which he has keen Active he formerly was a member the ves try. His brother Tom now 86, is a Well known Barber in Decatur and his son Floyd has taken Over the management the Bass shop Here two other sons Are Kenneth who is a state bacteriologist in Illinois and George who has been a Deco Rator at the Pantlind hotel Grant rapids for a number years. Bass still maintains his Home at 831 Pavone Street though mrs. Bass diet German troops quit Berlin reports yank russian j air forces join at secret bases Hope dawns for Italy s Little people All Reich now within Range powerful Allied bombers Eastern command u. S. Strategic air Force somewhere in Russia june forma Oins american flying fortresses Jid Mustang fighters escorts have added at secretly prepared Ameri an bases in Russia after bombing romanian targets accomplishing Vest East bombing Hitler s fort Ess for the first time and Stab Ishing joint offensive operations with the red a Force. The historic operation completed yesterday was disclosed to be the tuition a Long Range american russian British air plan through which the three Powers in intimate collaboration brought the most far lung portions the nazi Domain under precision bombing. The dramatic arrival american bombers and fighters russian Oil presumably from Italy evoked his first communique from ecu a Eastern command u. S. Stra Egic air a Large Force strategic bomb is and fighters today attacked romanian targets selected by our rus Ian ally and then continued to. Russlan bases. Only one bomber lost enemy opposition was slight. One bomber was lost and one flight is still outstanding. Red air Force co operated y attacking enemy Aird Romes he route the Allied strategic orce and providing area fighter late last night the Budapest radio went off the air a possibility that the second phase the shuttle operation might be under Way the american flyers were greeted by beaming russian and american ground Crews As Well As an official welcoming group which included to. S. Ambassador w. Averill Harri Man his daughter Kathleen and maj. Gen. John r. Deane head he american military Mission to Russia. Please turn to Page three Waffle first Baptist Chwen. Adults 35cy children -15. Announcing the opening Steve i red White store Sodus Mich London june 3 Allied Daylight formations raced across the Channel today carrying the current Aerial offensive against Sitler s beleaguered Continental fortress into its 16th Day after a Force More than 500 Raf bomb irs attacked the nazis West Wall defences and crumbling ran facilities last night. A Side Force Raf Mosquito at tacked the chemical Center lev Erk sen in Germany near Cologne a frequent target recent attacks and other formations Laid mines in j enemy Waters. Allied forces allies answer papal score gains in j0 spare City Burma and India i Hope dawns anew for Italy s j Little people As the Allied military j government takes Over the task caring for civilians in areas Allied fighters have redeemed from the nazis. Trapped Between warring armies their Homes smashed their peaceful villages bloody Battle grounds they fled. Seldom owning any clothes but the rags their backs weakened by hunger Only Casio Nally appeased by scraps for aged from lord knows where be devised by disease they managed to i new arrest in Russell Case americans Biak get set for new Pacific Island drives by Dean Schedler associated press War editor Allied forces in the Asiatic theater War Are slashing hard at japanese forces registering gains in Burma and India while american troops Biak Island in the Southwest Pacific were getting poised for new thrusts at the enemy. Americans and chinese attacking from three sides Are making gains within and outside the North Burma japanese base my Itkina. Driving from the Northwest one column gained nearly a mile in face stiff opposition while in the Southern part the town itself. Allied troops inched Forward 400 Yards. Jap casualties heavy the Allied communique said Brit ish Chin Dit troops killed 100 Japa Nese before they withdrew from a Road Block Between Mog Aung and my Itkina. This brought the claimed total for the Chin Dit a to at least 3.700 japanese killed thus far in the Burma Campaign. In a drive to make the allies in the my Itkina sector the chinese High command announced chinese through rain mud and Mist. These chinese troops driving from the Salween River area Yunnan smashed strongly defended japanese positions North the Burma Road. Capital will not be harmed unless enemy resists occupation Vatican informed i German position there hopeless j London june Berlin broadcast today quoted a foreign office spokesman As saying that Rome is free from German armed forces. The broadcast was recorded by Reuters. The broadcast said the statement was made in connection with the Pope s plea not to destroy Rome and quoted the saying the German Side everything has been done for months to preserve Rome from such a Fate. Rome today can be regarded As a City free from armed american1 trained troops were advancing h. Woman accused i tie fighting in this move was but maniac violation Bertha Russell Central figure last survive. " and now they Limp year in a local morals Case in confident kindly treatment by j which she won a dismissal in the typical All circuit court when judge their liberators. The gees turned recaptured areas Are the Fremont Evans threw the Case out seen in these photos who re court in a decision blistering Poio min Tirino after allies drove the enemy out. Above two lice tactics which brought about her arrest was facing a Federal weary ragged mothers rest upon a prosecution today following her a Curbstone with their children Jonejr alignment Friday before attorney whom apparently is ill exp Elizabeth Forhan acting As a fed hansted. The ancient Crone at commissioner for such arraign l below is the very picture he ments. Mrs. Russell was charged i a warrant served by a Deputy u. S. Inanity helpless Modem War. In the path Hoosier republicans give Dewey a setback Ter it. Gen. Joseph w. Stilwell s com Munique said chinese troops in the Salween River area North the Burma Road gained the outskirts Chiao Tou where fierce fighting is now in in their Hunan offensive the japanese have captured two Strong Points East Changten and North Changsha. This places the enemy 22 Miles East Changten scene last year s bitter Rice bowl Battle. The japanese took Pingkian 50 Miles Northeast Changsha while allies reply the Allied command in Italy declared today that allies have Only taken and will Only take Mili tary action against Rome in so far As the germans use the City rail ways and roads for their military purposes. If the germans choose to de fend Rome the allies will be obliged to Lake appropriate military Meas ures to eject the Allied statement declared. A special communique expressed Hope the enemy will not make such an ill considered it came the Day after Pope Pius Xii urged that. Rome be spared Declar ing that whoever dare lift a hand against Rome would be guilty the Complete text the Allied statement Allied military authorities con fronted by the ruthless enemy in Italy Are interested solely in the destruction and elimination Ger Man forces in that country. They have taken and will continue to take every possible pre caution during the course their Campaign to spare innocent civil ians and cultural and religious monuments permanent value to civilization. World religious Center in particular they Are deeply conscious the unique position . Copied by Rome As one the chief historical religious and centers the world and the fact that Rome is the his holiness the Pope and contains the Neutral state the Vatican City. It is therefore the firm intention Allied governments and Allied please turn to Page three americans last Lap drive to capital by Noland Norgaard in new York by lbs said eighth East the German escape via Catilina Road column today drove up the to the West about 100 Miles North Casu Jna toward the capital West Changsha japanese seized slugging through the Alban Hills toward Rome have captured Monte Castellucio a Bare 14 Miles from the i the drive that cracked the eternal City and another american germans Velletri Val Montone line troops South i marshal from grand rapids violation the Mann act the War Miles Shan show where they were rearguard Falline Back rant charging according to com topped. A steady advances by the in Sstoner that she had caused one Eleanor Davis to be i transported from Chicago to Ben ton Harbor for immoral purposes. Echo first Case at her arraignment mrs. Russell War s decisive Battle brewing according to a chinese army spokesman the japanese have massed troops for their at tempt to Cut China in two by taking control the Canton Hankow rail find Many sugar coupons in A men s Auto Columbus ga., june two Ben in Harbor mich., men were held under Bond each by. Associated press a last ditch Stop Bewey ment apparently had taken new i Are Bullpl Cucu u11u Vul life if the Republican party today tie up the nomination beyond the arrested in May 1943 when local 1 result police headed by a capt. Potter j the Michigan health department braided the Russell House Terri the convention nominated Horn a trial. The Davis girl pleaded e. Capehart Indianapolis Man guilty to a disorderly charge and asserted that the new charge was j Way. He pointed out the japanese Echo the Case which she have termed 1944 the decisive year and As the allies move nearer Japan the enemy will try for a shown Down fight where they believe the final Battle the War must be key opponents is that there Are j was held to the circuit court a year and unclaimed to the Davis girl it appears was As a result the action Indi a first ballot and make the Ana s gop convention. In shouting Uncertain. Down yesterday a proposal to pledge Gates for governor As e. Dewey for the presidential nomination. Opponents acclaimed the Indiana a facture for the Long term seat in the u. S. Senate. Capehart who setback As the beginning a shift j first gained National prominence they believe May prevent a first with the gop Cornfield Confer paid a Fine s50 and costs then disappearing. Mrs. Russell pleaded swept to Monte Castellucio 6 2 Miles North Velletri and Only 14 other Allied troops pushed Down Mues Southeast Rome. Strong Ime time Headquarters Allied lat although Velletri armies to the Southeast. A British radio broadcast heard under and bastions the please turn to Page six nurses Are Bike enthusiasts fought eventually. American troops Biak Island in the Southern islands dutch new Quinea were reinforced today As fighting lulled into patrol clashes. Strong enemy resistance temporarily stalled yank advancement toward the three strategic Aird Romes. Wac i1cjlu uuut71 i 1 today after pleading innocent yes ballot nomination. With 64 votes ence at his Missal. C _ _ is a f Nurt Tolvin al fit old Ilott 1c to ctr i innocent was bound Over to the american troops made a Surprise circuit court and later won her Dis Landing seven Miles to the Southeast before u. S. Commissioner l. A. Brown to charges illegal Possession gasoline and sugar rationing coupons. The two listed court records As Joe Flamenbaum and George Turner were accused by office Price administration investigators concealing counterfeit coupons for Gallons gasoline under the seat their automobile and valid coupons Good for five tons sugar in their baggage. Previously pledged and claimed for farm in 1938, and who generally is District attorney Joseph f. Deeb j _ ,.___ 1-1_____ tolf Tapir that their candidate backers gov. John w. Bricker Ohio hailed the Indiana results As a sweeping Victory. Regarded As a Dewey supporter Defeated James m. Tucker Paoli former Secretary state and a medically discharged naval officer at grand rapids Friday said that he had authorized a complaint a Mann act charge after an in Dewey supporters came out the who withdrew. William e. Jenner. Convention with a minimum two Bedford an army Captain was delegates to boost his pledged and nominated for the Short term up a claimed total 390. In addition i the withdrawal e. J. Please turn to Page three boost his pledged the Short h ugh to graduate 293 at they claimed the support others. But the Contention the Brick faction and that other Dew six Greensburg editor. There was no contest for the gubernatorial Nomi nation which went to Ralph f. Gates former gop state chairman j carloads Rotten eggs shipped to state by Ufa Lansing june quantities Rotten eggs have been shipped into Michigan in recent weeks by the War food administration Miles a. Nelson director foods and standards for the state department agriculture reported today. For. Muskegon he said the Quan Tity such spoiled eggs was so Large that local health officials re fused to allow them to be deposited the City dump and suggested that they be buried with a steam shovel. In another instance he said an entire Box car contained so Many Rotten they could be smelled before the car was opened. Am not criticising the War food Nelson said because they have acquired these eggs As part a Price supporting program arid Are trying to find storage space for them. But it seems a shame. To waste All that food by shipping them without refrigeration in warm Many the shipments he said were sent to Western Michigan to utilize fruit and vegetable storage facilities during an off season. These eggs Are not being offered for Sale Nelson said so there is nothing the state can about it. But we Are going to be Alert if these shipments Start moving i the Empress Augusta Bay Beach head thus pinching the from both sides. Meanwhile along the coast British new Guinea australian Jungle troops were closing in the nip ponese trapped in the we Bay area. Ausie forces j have reached a Point 40 Miles South i East Hansa Bay without meeting any opposition. Fifth air Force i planes have bombed and strafed the c i j thousands japanese reported in Riel that area daily. At Baltimore the Maryland state j democratic convention named an students graduating from the yank flyer snoots uninstructed delegation 24. The j Benton Harbor Junior High school _. Uninstructed delegation total actually amounts to 18 since each Delegate will have three fourths a vote. Neither the key note at the speaker Samuel Rayburn Texas any other speaker mentioned the fourth term. Meanwhile Kansas democrats to Day meet at Emporia to name their 16 National convention delegates each carrying a half vote. Party leaders said endorsement presi Dent Roosevelt for a fourth term was virtually certain. Nurses to meet Paw Paw june annual dinner meet the Van Buren county District nurses association will be held at Holly s restaurant South Haven jims 7, tit 7 p. M. Or. Nancy Scott history depart ment head Michigan College . Education will be the speaker. Thu year number 293. In addition to those pupils 48 mid year Stu dents will also receive diplomas at Commer sment exercises at 8 p. M. Down 26 nazi planes Allied air Force head quarters Italy june tuesday june 6, at Filstrup Field Squadron Leader Neville Duke be weather permitting. In Case the top scoring Pilot in the rain the graduation program will a Mediterranean area by destroying Given in the senior High school auditorium. The invocation and Benediction will be Given by the Rev. Folke Ferre pastor the first Baptist Church. Addressing the graduates their relatives and friends will be George v. Mccausland director the twin City Community Chest. City attorney w. M. Cunningham will present the diplomas to the graduates and music will be fur nihed by the girls glee club and the Junior High school girls band. Six enemy aircraft from May 13 to 21 to bring his total to 26, it was announced today. His Squadron operating from the beachhead strip wiped out 16 enemy planes and damaged 10 in that period. Pries Nuen Ajanel the wonder paint. 204 pipe line. New pm. Good year Brake service new modern equipment 5th main its. Beginning mon., june Madison cleaners open 7 a. M. To p. M. Wanted to buy hand Power mowers. Lee Dustin 640 w. Napier my. Euora Hanson left and miss Genevieve Cowles mercy Hospital nurses bicycle to and front the Hospital daily. Both have Beta Meier Hospital nurses six years. Mrs. Hanson s husband u in the Navy and she and miss Cowles now share one the Talbot apartments Britain Art no t. For their vacations beginning june 18, the two nurses plan ship their bicycles by rail to Minneapolis from where they will the bikes 3so Miles to Neward a b., mrs. Hanson s Home town news palladium
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