Read an issue on 4 Dec 1943 in Brainerd, Minnesota and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Brainerd Daily Dispatch.
We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 4 Dec 1943 Brainerd Daily Dispatch in Brainerd, Minnesota. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.
Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Brainerd, Minnesota
Our Job is to save dollars Bay s War Bond Al Ivory Poy Day the Brainerd daily dispatch a to serve As Best we can for Victor or War of fwd Honor i buy War Bonds or Stamps help tour Marion mow in the heart of the Lake Region Tilp born to. 74 or 78 United Pumi tall Mhd Wirt Brainerd Minnesota saturday. December 4. 1943 Max pastor Serrec sad Mew picture vol. 70-no. 104 allies drive toward Rome big three conference is concluded War on whiskey Black markets launched today a Quot St. Pail mid Wrd Tern mates led by Minnesota opened War today on the whiskey Black Market. The brat Active move in the crack Dou n on liquor Black marketeer came when the Federal grand jury this week returned secret indictment naming 14 per on and firm hut plan were also Laid in Chicago for a More wide Pread Campaign to wipe out the illegal traffic. Earl Haskin state liquor control commissioner Hack from a Chicago meeting held tuesday announced that commissioners in seven other states had pledged themselves to a systematic tip off Between states and the closest cooperation with Federal alcohol tax unit investigator. State a a top of tsp Ruskin said the states will furnish information to each other by sending License numbers of cars loaded with liquor in an Effort to Trace them to consignees from the shipping source. Hundreds of complaints have come to his office he said from persons unable to Purchase a pint of whiskey while truck loads of liquor were being hauled from off Sale retail stores unlicensed to sell wholesale. L. A. Durkin head of the Federal alcohol tax unit in Minnesota said a important developments hav Arisen a and hinted that the u. S marshal was Hunting the persons named in the grand jury indict ments. William p. Murphy assist ant u. S. District attorney who has spent v past two weeks present ing a a Quot to to the grand jury re \ to comment on those indicted j name violator one minor violator was named he was Albin Charles Thielen 35 Tuttle Falls charged with posses Sion of non tax paid whiskey. Tax unit investigators said they found la bottles of Moonshine blended bonded whiskey in his Possession evidence of a revival of bootlegging in the state. Investigation of whiskey Black Market operations was intensified when More than 1,500 cases of whiskey valued at More than $40,-000, was seized Early in october three men were arrested in connect turn with the seizures which occurred at Fargo n. D., and in Montana. Two of the men held were Herman Pasteur St. Paul and L. Tiffin his employee. They were arrested following the seizure of 374 cases of liquor at Fargo on oct 6 and 673 cases at the Mayflower Novelty co. St. Paul on oct. 8. The liquor seized in Fargo according to Federal agents was consigned to a the Idaho state liquor commission a a Wallace. Ida., a non existent address. Pasteur and Tiffin were arraigned on oct. 8 and released under $500 Bond. Most of the other seized liquor was traced Hack to a St. Paul source. Killed by train St. Paul a miss Dorothy Melloh 20, Robbinsdale student nurse at Ancker Hospital died today of injuries suffered last night when she was struck by a Milwaukee Railroad freight train. Weather Minnesota partly Cloudy tonight and sunday continued cold extreme Northwest and slightly colder remainder of state tonight. Not much change in temperature South slightly warmer North portion sunday. Local weather maximum. -.39 minimum .-23 9 a. In. .31 noon .�?.31 tear ago today maximum. 19 minimum. To boost Christmas tree cuttings in Brainerd areas the by aeneid area Forest lands Are supplying More Christmas Trees to the Holiday Trade this year than in Many years past according to reports today at the office of Homer Whiting state Forest supervisor. Figures on dec. I indicated that 15,000 tree tags had been issued at the forestry office with indications that this number will be doubled and maybe tripled before the Holiday week. Practically All Lees Weie disposed of to commercial cutters and buy erg and shipments Are being made by truck trailer and car. No Carload lots of Trees have yet been shipped Whiting said but he inferred that the increase in the Christmas tree cuttings in this locality is due to the Shorter haul necessary to meet the regular markets. In the past years most Trees have been Cut further North he said. Washington forestry Leports indicate that there will be a shortage of Trees on the National markets due to the failure of Canada to Supply Trees this year. Most of the cuttings Are made in Northern Minnesota Wisconsin and Northern Michigan. Man wife Are sentenced under Mann act charge Salt Lake City a Man and wife who claimed membership in a religious sect practising polygamy were sentenced to prison today for violation of the Mann act. Federal District judge Tillman Johnson sentenced John Zenz 37, to five years in prison and his wife Lola. 34, to three years. Their son Frank 17, was freed on condition that he enter the armed services. The Zenz family was convicted of transporting buxom 15-year-old Irene Wilson across the Utah Nevada state line a for purposes of Zenz said he married the girl and mrs. Zenz said she did not object because Quot this is my religion and i believe in it with All my she referred to the unnamed sect which the defendants said advocates polygamy. Before the sentencing judge Johnson asked Zenz if he had a acted a missionary to get this girl into polygamy a a a yes in a Way a Zenz replied. A i Only did it on the grounds of decisions of War leaders held secret London up a president Roosevelt prime minister Churchill and Premier Stalin were revealed today to have concluded a conference at Tehran at which they probably put the final stamp of approval on plans for an invasion of Western Europe and the Complete defeat of Germany sometime next year. A communique was expected momentarily that will Call upon Axis Europe to a a Kidd or die and proclaim Germany a postwar Fate in Broad terms that become increasingly stringent for every additional month she resists. The communique probably will touch off an explosive crisis in the Balkans perhaps leading to the Early collapse of Hungary. Ruma Nia and Bulgaria and hasten Germany s doom. A russian scoop first authentic details of the Quot big three conference about which the whole world has been speculating for nearly a month were disclosed by the official russian news Agency Tass Early today in a transmission Over the Moscow radio for russian provincial newspapers. The Tass dispatch later was repeated in the Moscow Home broadcasts. The dispatch consisting of Only three paragraphs said a a be w Days ago. A conference of the three leaders of the Allied powr ers president Roosevelt prime minister Churchill and Premier j Stalin or red at Tehran. A diplomate and military Repie a sedatives participated in the conference at which problems of the warfare against Germany were discussed As Well As a series of political questions. To be published decisions were taken which will be though Tass did not indicate the Tarawa Palm flies old glory a the smoke of Battle cleared Marine on Tarawa raised the Star and Stripe on a Palm tree dripped of foliage by Shell. British forces flew the Union Jack nearby. Marine corp photo Nea telephoto. Conference continued on Page 2. Police gun victim buried by family Minneapolis it Robert Allen Graves. 17. Shot in a pistol Duel in a police station Here earlier this week will be buried at Hillside cemetery today with the funeral expenses fully borne by his family. The boy s parents in Chillicothe o., have agreed to pay All the expenses despite being quoted earlier by the police As being uninterested in their songs burial. Macarthur Headquarters opened in Minneapolis Minneapolis it a a Gen. Douglas Mao Arthur Foi president Headquarters was opened in Minne Polis today by Gen. George e. Leach former mayor and it. Col. William h. Donahue both of whom served under Macarthur in the Rainbow division during the last War. Brainerd Community Chest group named organization of a by aeneid com Limiter of a Ftp i i Unity Chest Council to serve Dur he a i \ Roll i ing 1943-44 and a division of funds Uvelio Dill on Soldier vote substitute Issue hog shipments glut Market at South St. Paul bulletin so. St. Paul Minn. Lut a c. F. Topping president of the St. Paul Union silk Yards co., today placed a four Day embargo on hog shipment to the Market effective at Midnight tonight. So St. Paul Ltd t a hog shippers today had warning that the so. St. Paul stockyards were again unable to handle a record intake of porkers and that any hogs arriving today would be carried Over until next week at the owners expense. The hog marketing committee speaking for All interest in the Market issued a statement Lait night As hog loaded trucks continued to Jam roads leading to the stockyards. Quot for five Days this the statement assented Quot the runs have totalled about 125.000 head the heaviest for any weekly period since 1931. A it is estimated that abut 13,000 hogs will be carried Over As demand front packers Nad narrowed considerably. This is due to the fact that packets have More than enough hogs to fill out their kill for the balance of the officials said that stockyards throughout the Corn Belt were experiencing the same Rush the result of a major Campaign by Farmers since last Spring to Laise a Large pig crop. As far As sheep and cattle were concerned officials explained the situation was Normal and no need existed for shipment curtailments. German lines in Italy crumbling before assault. By c. R. Cunningham Allied Headquarters. Algiers up a american and British troops advanced today in their All out offensive toward Rome capturing the main Mountain Barrier on the Road northward and driving two to six Miles through German defences which collapsed under an enormous weight of tanks planes and guns. The massive weight of the Allied assault left the germans dazed and crushed in their riddled Winter line which was expected to collapse at any time and permit the Allied troops through to the open Plains leading toward the italian capital. The most important advances went directly through the enemy a Mountain strongholds deeply dug in expectation of holding the allies on the line 70 to 80 Miles below Rome. Backed by probably 500 guns Clark s men advanced up Slippery Mountain Side for a two mile gain across the 2.800-foot Camino peaks just South of the key town of Cassino which aircraft were reducing to ruins. Capture towns Gen. Sir Bernard Montgomery s eighth army veterans captured four key towns including Lanciano in bitter struggles near the Adriatic and drove ahead six Miles West of ca8tiglione. On the Central sector to extend the offensive All across the Peninsula. Tanks were thrown into the eighth s drive As the ground dried and the weather bettered in Eastern Italy where the forces were within 15 Miles of vital Pescara. On the opposite Side of the winding Road to Rome from Camino attacks were launched through Heights overlooking the Plains a a a a a a a a around Alvito. Past the Northern slopes of the mountains which ii four Miles Southwest of Mignano Clark would be Able to put his Armor into the attack. Air support Allied planes besides their support of ground operations fought off five enemy attempts to get into the Battle ranged northward to hit Casale Ai drome near Rome and attacked the Jugoslav port of Sibenik four times to Aid partisan troops near there. The eighth heating off one counter attack in the Treglio area and capturing the town. Swept through Casoli and Orsogna fought to the outskirts of san Vito on the coast and drove a wedge into the enemy s Mountain defences Inland. Gen. Dwight d Eisenhower s communique said the troops continued to Advance on both fronts a a a a indict Little Falls Man on Black Market charge St. Paul it a an alleged Black Market in More than $50,000 in meat was believed uncovered today with the Federal grand jury indictments of a Little Falls Butcher arum an itinerant slaughtered. The two men under arrest Are Henry Boser 44, proprietor of the Broadway Market at Little Falls and Louis Zatz 46, 1701 Plymouth ave., Minneapolis a former conies u. S. District attorney Victor e. Anderson said Boser was charged with Aline a claim of $1,683 with the defense supplies corp., for slaughtering 101 head of cattle which he did not own. Zatz was charged with filing two subsidy claims one for $646 which he collected and another for $700. The first claim was filed in july. Zats slaughtering permit was revoked last july 26. Zatz served one year in a Montana prison on a grand larceny charge and was sentenced to one year terms for Check frauds in Murray and Rock counties in Minnesota. Hot did not he it Tim a already subscribed in the War fund and Community Chest Campaign j was announced today following a i meeting of Community Chest Wai fund drive organizations. In the election of offices h c i Chamberlin was elected chairman Frank Jarboe vice chairman Walter fall Secretary and e. T. Slattery treasurer. Members of the Council Are Ray Madison Victor bunt Clyde Gorham. Mrs Henry Mills Lester r. Hage. William webking and Robert Duerr. Organizations represented in the Council Are the boy scouts. Salvation army labor and the Brainerd civic association. In disposing of the War fund Community Chest monies it was decided to donate 52 Poi cent to tile War fund. Of this amount 6.283 was to be paid immediately and $1,-800 paid after pledges to the fund have been collected. Total payments already made to the combined funds is $15,290 with $2.88-still outstanding in pledges. In the Community Chest fund division the . Will receive $1.-800 the boy scouts $1,200 and the salvation army budgeted from june i to oct. I Are to receive $735. The salvation army conducted its regular Appeal last june. An audit of the fund is to be made Les Hage co chairman of the drive declared and full report made later. Outstanding pledges Are to be paid to e. T. Sletten at the first National hunk. Callahan rites held today in Mankato Mankato Minn till funeral services for James a. Callahan president and publisher of the Mankato free press will be held today at St. Peter and Paul a Church. Callahan died aboard the Rock Island bucket from heart attack Washington us to the Soldier vote Issue moved to the House today after the Senate killed the Green Lucas Federal vote Bill and passed a substitute characterized by supporters of the Defeated measure As the Quot Haidest blow Ever struck at soldiers rights in Bills similar to the Green Lucas Bill and also the Senate substitute will be considered in the House where partisan wrangling Matching the week Long Senate debate is expected. The new version backed by republicans and Southern democrats who feared their states poll tax voting prerequisites might be circumvented. Was pushed through 42 to 37 Over protests that it would nullify any Effort to give the men overseas a Chance to vote in the 1944 election. It would turn Over to the states authority to handle the voting of members of the armed forces who Are overseas. The Defeated measure would have placed administration in the hands of a four Man War ballot commission appointed by the president from lists submitted by both parties. Senate democratic Leader Alben w. Barkley ky., charged that the substitute would have Quot no More effect in giving soldiers the vote than a pious Resolution passed but the Ludris Aid of some Kotuby boat by Dies Stillwater Minn till a Jerige Muller who built Many of the Well known boats that plied the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers during the Steamboat Era. Died at his Home Here yesterday at the woe of 91 one of state s oldest women Dies in sleep Fergus Falls. Minn. It a one of the oldest women in Minnesota mis. Randine Olson 101, w to came to America in 1882. Died in her sleep today at the Home of her grand Nephew. Belvin Pederson. She had been Active and Well up to the last having gone out for thanksgiving Day dinner this year and apparently was in Good health. She never had been ill during her Long life. She went to sleep last night and did not awaken. Aged widow uses rope in suicide Williston. N. L.1��?police said today that mrs. Effie Wegley aged Williston widow whose body was found yesterday outside her bedroom window had taken her own life. An officer on tour of duty found the body. A rope had been tied around the neck indicating police said that she had attempted to hang or strangle herself the weight apparently breaking the rope. Three months of italian Campaign Alif a gained to Alim in it hot month so Vatican tilt >r0mi pcs Corsair. Of a i a m a Quot v a Nee 3 am i ital i it a a .0.y Vrr nov. 3 �s&.vpct.3 copt plot to. Naki c of 111 o m j afro pot tyrrhenian sea a Belvedere Toronto i fun i Brindisi Ciao Messing Sicily $5$ Mellon a Gull or Toronto Flop Ono orig Bono Susano y a Quot Marl of Ai Cuco a a Brotons riot a. Invasion sept. 3 m4� to Early successes of the italian Campaign in which american troop went half the distance to Rome in the first month Dwarf the advances of the past two months. Rivers and Mountain defences blocking Allied Advance have kept the present line not fur beyond that of two months ago. Nea telephoto. A a a harem wives hard workers Brainerd officer reveals the tale of a harem Scarem affair has been revealed Here in a Soldier s letter Home. The Soldier is it. Glen Nelson stationed in North Africa and the affair an Arab with a harem of 13 wives. The Quot Scarem part of the Deal that s the Way he treats them it. Nelson wrote Quot the old Arab Man is a joker who lives Down the Road and tuts 13 wives the women do More work than a Hoise carrying bundles that i can hardly lift off the ground. They carry bundles like this All Day week in and week out and the Man just walks along with his Donkey to see them work. It certainly is a sight to see a half dozen or so women Strung out along the Load with Wood on their backs and the old Man giving them a hair a a the lieutenant enclosed pictures in his letter one showing a pair of binoculars which had previously belonged to a German officer in one of the Panzar divisions and which he has now Ile has been overseas for 20 months including the Pacific theater and expressed the belief that he wits eligible for Fui Lough since lie has been overseas longer than any Man in his outfit. The letter concluded a the War seems to be progressing very satisfactorily and it be too Long before the huns Aie ready to Call it quits. There is one definite Point and Victory is finally in sight which is something we could t say a Yeai it. Nelson is the son of or. And mrs s h. Nelson by aeneid. The fifth s attack came five Days after Montgomery s forces had stormed Forward North of the san Kio River to Start German forces into Retreat. The eighth s troops also continued to Advance capturing the vital centers of Lanciano Treglio and Orsogna after fierce Battles with stubborn German rear guards and moving up the coastal Road toward san Vito through minefields and around demolitions. The communique said the air cooperation was Quot extremely effective Over both Battlefront and a Royal an Force announcement said prisoners taken in Eastern Italy had become insane or Weie exhausted from the bombing. German planes futilely tried to oppose the aircraft but lost la of their number during the front attacks and other raids on the Jugoslav coast and the airfields at Basale in Northern Italy. Enemy War continued a pug 3
Search the Brainerd Daily Dispatch Today
with a Free Trial
We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research.
With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.