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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Bradford, Pennsylvania The wether Putty Cloudy with riving Knprr Arturr today partly in Udy and mild tomorrow temperatures on last Pae it no. 28. Established 1877 net paid circulation in excess of �70# oldest newspaper in the Rich Bradford of Field two great services associated press map features Bradford. Saturday morning. December 4 1943 to pages. Price four cents big 3�?T map War plans at Parley in Teheran sell lilt v a few i to. I i Fittz or t i in in the great offensive l f allies Forward surges in ital y fifth army strikes at a jul. Guarding Road to Rome British gain it in Miles along coast Headquarters. Aires. Dec. 3.�? apr paced or the second Day by Aerial saults on elaborate Well a a Iid German fort Ifica us. It. Gen. Mark w. Class fifth army stabbed Briard from Calabritto Sjaast the right flank of issued German troops guard the main Road to Rome i a fourth Day of the big a italian offensive since Irmo. Fierce combat rage i Arent Clouds of smoke and dust la Ocer the Battlefield. Air Force in in the met Hod-a1 Offu Ciofi of enemy gun posies Tai entrenchments ahead of a Anoa Sod British forces saw spa if a fierce combat raging Bole official accounts gave no Indian whether Clark s troops yet and reached the hard Core of the to use. Italic bitter fighting raged on to Goth army front where the 45 Utteg of Gen. Sir Bernard l. s British. Indian and to Yum slugged m a Iles up the Adriatic coast by leprosy bed the important High wed Railroad Center of san Vito Only 16 Miles from the big r of Pescara. In germans had reorganised a defences farther Inland and Ai resisting desperately around indent roman City of Lanciano. Use they held a 900-foot ridges Asting the surrounding coun Montgomery s men captured Brentano. Two and one half in Southwest of Lanciano. A dub news Agency broadcast �1b reported German troops 1 moated Lanciano in the face eighth army s Advance Tsalo prance in Algiers reported. Senate v otes substitute Viar ballot Bill a three loaders moot Teheran three killed Anil to injured As the o crack Penns trains collide Massillon. . Dec. 3 Jpn two Penney i a my Tiger trains collided near Here tonight after one of them struck an automobile at a crossing. Preliminary reports said three occupants of the automobile were killed and 15 train passengers injured. State Highway patrolman hav. Sowers said the trains were travelling in opposite directions Between Orrville. O., and Massillon when one of them ploughed into the automobile at the Lune Tion of route 93 and a Pennsylvania crossing. Berlin seared anew in fifth big bad raid Center Section of capital in flames la bombers lost continued on Page three London dec. 3. �?4/p>�? Raf air Armada rocked Berlin in a blasting new assault last night with More than 1.500 Long tons of new fire bombs and explosives leaving perhaps half the nazi capital s buildings in ruins and the entire Center Section of the Eity in flames. Swarms of German fighters Rose to it meet the four eng Mer bombers flare a Tbs lit As far As 50 Miler from the capital and 41 British planes fell during the great Battle in the skies pierced by hundreds of searchlights and split by intense flak. Daybreak found the wreckage of planes scattered through the doomed City after this fifth heavy assault in two weeks. But nothing that Reich marshal Hermann Goering could do prevented the great Force of bombers from reaching the heart of nazi Germany shortly after 8 p. In. And cascading Down their loads of High explosives and new Type of phosphorous incendiaries in 30 minutes. British reports estimated that one third of Berlin was gone after the fourth raid nov 26, indicating that of last nights blow was As destructive half the City now has been blown up or gutted by fires. The swedish newspaper Afton or offer a it a i w a a tid Ningen said a German underlie v a Moulin it 38� of ground radio reported the City Council of or tron cited t0�?o Cli had branded Berlin defences Asj involuntary manslaughter equate. And ked Goebbels of reduce the population 50 per cent by removing half of Berlin s Industry. Goebbels was said to have replied that Berlin was too important a War Center to be split up. British bomber forces averaging 700 planes dropped More than 2.000 Long tons of bombs in each of four great assaults on Germany in november. Three of them aimed chiefly at Berlin. This estimate is figured from the new measure Bialis on states to give ballots l o servicemen at Home Ami abroad Washington def 3.�? apr a coalition of republicans i and Southern democrats Over Riding the Senate leadership today junked the idea of Federal supervision of servicemen s voting by Absentee ballot and passed a Bill calling for state control. Barkle condemns Rill the new Bill substituted for the pending measure on a 42 to 37 Roll Call and finally approved by a voice vote Calls on the states to make ballots available to members of the armed forces at Home and abroad democratic Leader Barkley by immediately condemned it As a a pious ladies Aid society Resolution under which few if any vote would be cast. Senators Mcclellan Ltd arks and Eastland 1 a miss sponsors of the measure Aith senator Mckellar i , asserted that the substitute which now goes to the House would retain state control Over elections measure goes to House the legislation now is in a form reportedly acceptable to a majority of the members of the House elections committee where War ballot legislation had been held up awaiting Senate action. The original Bill would have waived All state voting requirements except age and residence a by partisan Federal ballot commission would have supervised Absentee voting. Several amendments were made during five i is of debate. Now. To plan Calls on the states to distribute Post cards to men in uniform to be used to request Absentee voting forms the army and Navy would Aid in circulating the cards and in returning the Absentee ballots to the states. Senator Lucas d-i11 it asserted that adoption of the substitute was a the hardest blow that was Ever struck at the political rights of a Soldier in time of Quot As a result of the adoption of this proposal a he said. Quot there is Moscow reports agreement i lion various issues talk held a few Days ago with military and political representable taking part Quot broadcast recorded in London declares announcement is big Surprise London. Saturday dec. 4.�? apr president Roosevelt prime minister Churchill and Premier Stalin in the greatest such meeting in history have conferred at Teheran the capital of Iran Persia and agreed upon both military and political plans for the War against Germany Moscow radio announced today in the first official disclosure of the Parley. Cutting through numerous Axis and Neutral reports of the a big three meeting Moscow in a broadcast recorded Here by the soviet Monitor stated officially that the talks were held a a few Days ago a and that a diplomatic and military representatives took the pro is Dent the prime minister the pre mar reds since Pup too localities in Gomel area repeated nazi raid beaten off in \ ital Lher Kasy sector Dnieper hold gains a a a a a a in London. Saturday. Dec 4 mud spattered red army troops bit into the important German railway network Northwest of Gomel in two directions yesterday stood firm against repeated nazi counterattacks in the hotly contested Cherkass area and expanded their Dnieper River Bridgehead below Kremenchug 15 Miles to the West through Power itar Chest drive Over top by $9,000 final a Potorf meeting shotes More than 7 to if orders raised si09ji to during drive leadership praised by r. E. Renter at the final report meeting of the Bradford Community War Chest held in the Carnegie Public Library yesterday William j. Healey chairman and Al k. Heydrick. Campaign director announced that once again the City had substantially oversubscribed its quota. $9,000 above goal a recently it was announced that aussies close in on japanese base at Areo Allied bomber continue to hit new Britain area Bradford had a a a a a a top or gel in save w Orl a Little More than $1,000. Final Fig j urea show an oversubscription of a t1 i o a More than $9,000 on the $99,500 goal a a Vic lol i Loop i the final result made possible by ii Vii i fully defended territory. Moscow the quota smashing enthusiasm of Mai till a up 11 i of a i announced Early today German troops recoiling before the soviet attack Northwest of Gomel sustained heavy losses the soviet Midnight bulletin said. As the russians swept up More than too villages and hamlets key Points taken want officer found guilty of eng Comrade de. Dec. 3 a War Moulinie. 38 of was convicted to _ re Man Antt the state charged was the Triangle Quot killing of his fellow a off tour John h wort Hing a. 33 not a single Soldier from Illinois or a this drive carried out through any other state with state rest Rte blizzards of howling winds wet mow Lions serving outside of the con and rain were Sver Jen and Dovsky. Tifental limits of the United state. Only la Miles and 18 Miles Northeast who will have an Opportunity to it Rogacheva respectively and sol Panovka. 12 Miles Southeast of Zhilo bin on the Gomel Railroad. Dovsky is the Junction of the Gomel mogilev and Rogacheva to slave railways. All three of the continued on Page tent j ii do say women Are better juror than men towns taken screen the approaches fun tin Law the convict sentence of dels Ware t a a Carn a jail i to 30 years. Us male jury Nad debated ant 55 minutes heard the verdict with visible reaction then sat a a Whis counsel James m Tun or 1 trial which statistical review of the month s basis of each four Load of Philadelphia. Dec 3.�?�awwomen.�?� ays Quarter sessions judge Eugene Alessandroni. A make better jurors than Quot whether it is their unerring intuitiveness of their keen perception of fact upon which they base judgment i cannot say a the Jurist commented in thanking 21 women and seven men who had served to the hubs of the German rail network in that Region Shlobin and Rogacheva. Seven Hundred germans were killed alone in one sector of the fighting in that area determined soviet troops blasting their Way Forward through Complex German Trench systems and dug outs protected by mine Fields continued on Page ten old folks enjoy Yule position of the sentence Moulinie was returned to the sus t argument motion tentatively set for a a Case went to the jury at 4 55 a a a. It Ewt it. Chef Justice Daniel j. Layton. He Felt the prosecution had ample proof Quot that Moulinie pointed the service pistol that _ his port Miles Comrade but j that a under certain Circum to might he found to a notable to in a Bip Inch f08 Cruz be Over Billon it area Oder. 3.�?�?a hire a a half foot spat in big Lnch a v trans Continental Wpc line. Loosed an estimated 3.000 barrels of the fuel g Section near Here today j general manager of w or ency pipelines inc., said Cicinnati Headquarters that a about As wide As two had necessitated a shut w hich. Rte believed could be by 6 p. M., tomorrow. J operations on a engined bomber carrying a about three tons. Brown continues Oil Price fight Over 700 workers was $109,310.88. War Chest president r. E. Reimer paid special tribute to the leadership of or Healey and his co chairman. Thomas l. Mcdowell and congratulated even division head and worker on a splendid Job speedily done. In his report he expressed the View that the following leaders had made possible the largest and most efficient soliciting organization in recent years special gift r j. Brennan. Chairman. W. J. Sloan co chairman. Industrial j. B. Fisher chairman. R. J. Cooper co chairman. Mercantile s. E. Leshner chairman Glenn co chairman. Professional Ray Hosford chairman. Joe Graff co chairman. Public service Hugh Thuerk. Chairman. Ashton Tull. Co chairman. Schools Floyd Fretz chairman. Father Frederick Reilly co chairman. Government Chris Messerly. Chairman Ham Garvin co chairman. Finance Walter Beasley chairman Rural d. T. Andrus. Chairman. Walter d. Hervey. Co chairman. Section chairmen mrs Elwood mix. Mrs e h. Bryner mrs. J. G. Gibson. Mrs. E. E. Howe. Joe Costanzo. Miss Margaret Quinn and mrs. Miles Johnson. Residential mrs Florence Hanley chairman. Mrs. Roger Risley. Co chairman. Ward chairmen mrs Beme c. Tay Southwest Pacific Allied Headquarters saturday. Dec. 4. A australian Jungle troops supported by artillery arc closing in on warn a japanese stronghold on the Huon Peninsula of northeastern Guinea. A oreo is Inland approximately la Miles Northwest of coastal Finsch Hafen the base which allies captured october 2. Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur s Headquarters. Announcing the latest Progress today said the aussie diggers were mopping up on enemy Strong Points along the track which leads political questions discussed Quot at the said the official Moscow broadcast Quot questions on the conduct of the War against Germany were discussed As Well a a number of political questions. A corresponding decisions were adopted which will be made lib us later. The soviet Monitor stated that full details of the conference Mig it be announced Between noon and 3 p. In. Eastern War time today Basing this prediction on the Usa. J routine of the Moscow radio when announcing future broadcasts. Announcement is Surprise the Monitor was not taking into account however any special arrangements which might have Bee a made to handle such an important announcement affecting the United new states and great Britain As Well As the soviet Union and his remained in this sense a purely personal observation. The announcement froth Moscow came As a Surprise to British officials. The ministry of inform urn said it had no official Anontine ment of the conference. Bullet s from t Ndon. Where the Broades t was stored were delayed Briery by Ces Tor a Check by the min dec 3 Washington Gavin Ltd Pat asserted today that the american developed Canol Petroleum project in Northwestern Canada a will probably never serve any useful purpose and should be halted immediately. A the undersecretary of War. Frantically attempting to shield his department from the blame for this from Allied won Bong on the coast a rep he rth of fins he Afen Westward to is try Ore evidence of the Elemer t of cur tse East just across narrow Ware. To the it has been widely reported the t Waters irom the Peninsula. Mac the the Allied leaders. In add Arthur s bombers continued to hit at targets on new Britain in an area of that important enemy Island which is most vulnerable to invasion. For the second straight Day Bergen Bay s dumps and Supply barges monstrous error has said that j were the targets. Sixty three ton Canol May Well be the inspiration for other ventures in foreign Cavin told the House. Quot i am willing a he said Quot to let the Case rest on that. If All the crowd of government officials who now have the itch to get into the Oil business abroad will use Canol As the justification for their Abl of explosives were dropped by Mitchell medium bombers which flew As Low As the tops of the Trees. Bor Gen Bay is on the North Shore near new Britain Western up. In the Northern Solomons the bombers of adm. William f. Halsey hit the enemy a Kara Ai drome on the South coast of Bougainville and tons. I think All of them can be the ballade Ai drome on an Island before they spend much stopped Cavin said that More than Quot a Hundred million dollars has been poured Down the rat Hole to make somebody a dream come Tion to upping the strategy of land Send air War against Germany. V lid agree upon a Polit m program for the treatment a Defeated nazi Dom and also Pera m formulate a propaganda War to be aimed at the Cern or people immediately. . Roosevelt and or. Church v1 went to the Iran conference from their historic five Day meeting a North Africa with Generali Uirich Tang Kai Shek which was concerned primarily with the w r against Japan. That meeting. He 4 through november 26. Was attend just off the coast with 57 tons of bombs. These enemy bases have been by passed by americans now holding a beachhead at Empress Augusta Bay. The raids i or rued sorties which quarters reported were made by continued on Page ten continued of Page tent slate nears end Washington. Dec. 3 a a dogged fight for a crude Oil Price increase was continued Toda it Aith the appearance before the House by Margaret Ori in on to let the old folks give you the Story about being too old for Christmas. They enjoy their Christmas just As much As the Young people and like to be remembered under the tree. Their gifts must be practical they would much rather have you spend your Money on of murder trial a sensible gift for them rather than something pretty but useless for grandmother we can find at least a dozen suggestions. There Are some Silky soft but a Arm nightgowns with Long sleeves that amid make a perfect lieu. John Horey Learned a part of 300 a i Llu i i Admiral ties he.1 various la h Olla it Ltd sorted were made by Nav y fireman sent in european arca Back to his ship As gift she probably can use a pair of % those soft bed socks that Are so interstate Commerce committee or it now that fuel is being con Russell b. Brown counsel for the serve Ltd Jhen there Are the usual Independent producers association. Standby the anyone would like recalling conferences during the j30cket Hose books handler past two years in quest of a 35 cents eng Elf increase and rejection o. Re she like to do Needle work stabilization director of the recommend a administrator Are not pure Wool they Are just warm and they Are so colourful. Grandpa probably wants a new pipe and there Are some grand algerian Briar pipes in me of the local jewelry shops. A new pipe and some of his favorite tobacco would be a grand Start for his Christmas. Then you could get him socks bedroom slippers shirts or a Bathrobe besides. Does he have a Hobby if to get him something he can use with his Hobby. If he enjoys working with Wood and carving various things. A barrel economic stabilization Dirac for Are some stunning a Wing Fred Vinson of the recommend a of Tow it Kocaj that lion by Petroleum a Harold l. Ickes that the crude ceilings be raised. Brown declared a a the producer is now convinced that he must look to the Congress for the action which stimulates the Field activity that must come and come soon if this nation is not to a shortage of petrol in to be demoralizing to the entire though some of the shawls shown fact that they were remembered prices now average ii h a Barre j Green Burg. A. Dec. 3 the state neared the end of Case today in the trial of Robert f Brunner charged with murder in the 12-year-old Holdup slaving of Frances a Mcgreevey. After the testimony i of the former wife of one Man serving a life term in the Case. The witness former wife of Paul Boggs testified that Brunner told her he had not admitted bog was not a member of the Trio involved in the slaying of Mcgreevey because a the Mil he did t want to go to i Pittsburgh. Dec 3.�? pm a u s. Navy fireman was sent Back to his ship by Federal District judge Nelson my vicar today instead of to prison. So that he could Quot perform a Good service for your country and so the valuable training you have received will not be wasted Quot he was Adolph Clam to ii. 28. Cleveland who recently had been assigned to service on a destroyer and who was released to civil custody to answer Mann act violations charge. Judge my vicar placed him on probation for five years when he pleaded guilty to transporting two Young women from new Castle a successive Day. The raiders did not encounter a single japanese plane or it Shirley Stoner Horey of 38 enemy anti aircraft shot Down one Wager Avenue received a tiler re in dive bomber and another dive on november 26 from the War it bomber and a Corsair fighter were reported missing. More than too dive bombers and torpedo bombers raided Kara and ballade. Keeping Bougainville Fields inoperative for the 40th successive Day. It Izeki Daft in or it to let two hour Drill undergo so great a it she would enjoy perhaps a Nice sewing stand that makes a Lovely end table when closed is just what she has been hoping for. Pieces to work out in needlepoint or pm rive him something new for his Broider would be Nice to go along workshop. If his Hobby is Reading. With the sewing kit. 8ive he subscriptions to some of another useful gift which would the Good magazines. Be appreciated would be s warm grandparents done to expect lavish shawl for the Winter nights even gifts what they appreciate if the Burn prove fatal Uniontown. A. Dec bums caused when his clothing caught lire claimed the life last night of John Cramer. 22, of Republic. A police said they believed the Young Man who was Blind accidentally ignited his clothing while lighting a cigarette. Harrisburg dec. 3 pm a two hour Drill of Pennsylvania is citizens defense corps without Public per to la Pat Ion. Will be held wednesday night. Dec. 15. The state defense Council announced today. Col Lynn Adams head of the Council s protective services said the Drill a will be the most realistic we have Ever had in Pennsylvania and will include activities simulating j both enemy bombing and sabotage Cio really to pre for steel wage hike Pittsburgh dec 3. Jct Philip Murray president of the Cio and the United steelworkers of America announced completion today of the Union s collective bargaining machinery to press for the steelworkers demands for s wage increase of 17 cent an hour. Letters asking that contract be reopened with 485 steel companies will be placed in the mails by monday and Murray said he hoped collective bargaining conferences would begin the following monday. Part Merit informing her that or husband. Lieut. John j. Horey in 1 been seriously wounded in action on november 13. Lieut Horev is a navigator in a Liberator bomber in the Al the i air Force in England. He enlisted in the army air Force. January 12. 1942, and received his comm Sion As a Bombardier at Albuquerque s. January 2. 1943. Be was then transferred to Honay. Texas where he received the re Trig of a navigator. Lieut Horey left september 8 f in overseas duty and is in at the present time. Shopping Days left a a set Soo m4.svam Lla official hic of City. A. Dec 3.�?frank Spencer Hussey 49. Who had been associated with Glass manufacturing in Knox. A and of City since 1924, died yesterday. Buy ctr of this of a

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