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Burlington Daily Times News (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Burlington, North Carolina Weather partly Cloudy and con cd unseasonably warm sunday with showers. Fair warm tonight. Vol. 60�?no. 83 the daily times news Burlington population�?23,Asi Alamance county�?57,427 associated press service Burlington n. C., saturday june 3, 1944 full Nea service Price five cent american army takes Monte Castellucio american heavy bombers strike twice at German coast defense in France in Broad Daylight today Story of an american casualty on Warde Island these four pictures show the wounding first Aid treatment and evacuation of an american Soldier during the invasion of Jap held Wake Island dutch new Guinea. Upper left a Soldier is dropped it the surf by a Jap Bullet As the invaders splash ashore upper right Comrade rips shirt from Back of wounded Man whom he and others have dragged ashore lower left soldiers except first Aid worker hug ground for cover lower right the Jap guns silenced the wounded Man is evacuated. Photos by Lieut. Sidney Simon observer for u. S. Army engineers labor control facing tests Over country Washington june 3�? a5 a voluntary manpower controls which Are to go into effect july i As an Iron hand velvet Glove attempt to bring new thousands of men into War Industry probably will be put to an exhaustive test within the next few months. The effectiveness of the plan a War manpower commission officials will be shown As production cutbacks increase and War workers Are released in greater numbers. It is aimed at steering into other War plants workers displaced by such contract terminations As that in the Brewster aeronautical corporation plants and preventing War workers from returning to peacetime employment while a critical War Plant shortage it still exists. The plan requires All men except farm workers to Clear through the United states employment service in seeking jobs applicants will be assigned to plants most in need of workers and if necessary they will be asked to move to a new area. While applicant cannot be compelled to accept a Job there will be pressure on him to do so since employers Are directed to hire Only workers referred by the uses. Allied forces slash hard solons agree at Jap troops making upon recess gains in Burma and India in fortnight general Tai Wei is shot to death new York june 3�? up a the japanese Domei Agency said today in a broadcast dispatch that Gen. Wong Tai Wei 58, retired member of the supreme War Council of the puppet chinese banking government was shot and fatally wounded wednesday in his temporary Home in Shanghai by four chunking terrorists who escaped. The general was said to have died on thursday. The broadcast reported by u. S. Government monitors described him As a former commander in chief of the Kiangtung peace National establishment four rescued in heroic act off Carolines by Leif Erickson seventh army air Force Headquarters Central Pacific june 3. A up a four crewmen of a Mitchell bomber crashed in the sea 20 Miles from Japan s Eastern Carolines base of Ponape were rescued after two Days on a raft by destroyer that sneaked under the enemy a nose. Other Mitchells flew cover Over the raft for 20, hours ready to drive Oil any japanese efforts to reach the Drifting airmen. The four men were it. Henry m. Phillips 118 Pitt Street Greenville n. C., the Pilot it. Charles j. Glownia 57 City Avenue. New Britain conn., navigator it. War rent w. Hufstutler Kearney neb., co Pilot and sgt. Eugene Doyle Morris Plains n. J. Engine trouble forced the crash Landing soon after the plane dropped bombs on Ponape. One Crew member was killed. Another died soon after the crash. After reaching a seventh Aap rest Camp the rescued men slept 14 hours then ate a breakfast honouring Pilot Phillips birthday which occurred May 27 while the men were on the raft. A you can t drum up birthday enthusiasm while you re on a raft surrounded by Sharks a said Glownia. Quot i guess we re pretty Lucky to be Here a said Phillips. Quot one Section of the raft had started leaking and i was afraid it would Start sinking before the Navy showed americans poised on Biak Island for offensive by Dean Schedler associated press War editor. Shuttle bombings put pressure on germans by Austin Bealmear London june 3�? apr u. S. Heavy bombers struck twice at nazi coastal fortifications in the de Calais and Boulogne areas of France today carrying on the nonstop Aerial assault of Europe now under intensified pressure after the shuttle raid to russian bases. Flying two missions from Britain for the second Day a Force of 250 flying fortresses and liberators with equally Strong escort hit coastal emplacements in the morning. And similar fleets roared Hack in the afternoon to the same area these West Wall fortifications were hit Friday in their heaviest Daylight pounding of the War and 500 bad bombers attacked the West Wall defences and crumbling German rail facilities last night. In sixteenth Day the Daylight attacks sent the air offensive into its 16th Day. Today a raiders hurled probably 1,500 tons of explosives on this Atlantic Wall Section for a total of about 4,500 tons smashing Down Washington june 3�? up a pros in the last 24 hours on this area stronghold is fourteen Miles from capital City second column is driving hard up via Catilina americans thirteen Hiles from Rome from Che highest ridges of the Alban Hills the City of Rome is visible to american doughboy. The British have taken Frosinoni the americans outflanked Velletri and Lanu Vio to Advance within 13 Miles of the eternal City. Allied threes in the Asiatic theater of War Are slashing hard at japanese forces registering gains in Burma and India while Amer Peet that Congress will recess in two weeks for the conventions brightened today As the House closest to Britain. The night blows climaxed a Day which saw the Allied air forces expand their pincers Campaign banking committee unanimously against the continent to a three approving a year s Extension of Way Aerial stranglehold from a Britain the Mediterranean and wartime Price control avoided an a a i Russia other legislative Battle on the is rounding off. A Day which sue of outlawing consumer food brought an epochal shuttle raid by subsidies. A american bombers to new russian labor fights More presses Are reduced for gasoline toll plants tickets taker by Noland Norgaard Allied Headquarters Naples june 3�? apr u. S. Troops slugging through the Alban Hills toward Rome have captured Monte Castellano a Bare 14 Miles from the eternal City and another Ameri can column today drove up the via Wasilini toward the capital. Other Allied troops pushed Down the Highway from Val Montone one jaw of a potential trap for nazi rearguard falling Back under steady advances by the Allied armies to the Southeast. The Power drive that cracked the germans Velletri Val Montone line swept on to Monte Castellucio 6va, Miles North of Velletri and bulletin by the associated press Raleigh n. C., june 3�? up a earlier recent seizure of two presses 50000 one major Issue embodied in a bases and two heavy bomber at. J tacks on France from Britain by move led by senator Bankhead id Daylight the Raf night bomber. ,. Ala to provide special Price stand Fopp dealt a Quick follow up drab ican troops on Biak Island in the aids for the textile Industry was Hong to Gprman defences along Southwest Pacific Yvere getting put into a separate Price control top a banned coast and again at poised for new thrusts at the tension measure by the Senate Tacke the great trapped railway enemy. Banking committee. Rep. Brown Yards on 1ho outskirts of Paris. American and chinese attacking from three sides Are making gains within and outside the North Burma japanese base of myst Kina. Driving from the Northwest one column gained nearly a mile in lace of stiff opposition next week. While in the Southern part of the Phe House town itself Allied troops inched these changes 400 Yards. The Allied communique said British Chin Dit troops killed 700 japanese before they withdrew from a Road Block Between Aio Gaung and my Itkina. This brought the claimed total for the chants to at least 3,700 japanese killed thus far in the Burma Campaign. In a drive to make Contact wan the allies in the my Itkina sector the chinese High command announced 20,000 american trained chinese troops were advancing through rain mud and Mist. These a a announced he would seek mosquitoes attack to insert the Bankhead proposal a Side Force of Raf mosquitoes into the House Bill. Otton now is a racked the chemical Center of the Anlo major farm commodity Leve Kusen in Germany near Colo Selling below parity. Grid a frequent target of recent the Senate and House will de stacks and other formations Laid Bate separate opa Extension in Iines in enemy Waters. Seventeen British planes were will provide for missing from the night operations and at least seven German fighters 1. Liberalization of the court were shot Down the air ministry procedures under Price control to announced. Erase the 60-Day limit for shall eng a1uod bombers based in Italy rating the legality of an Gfa Regula tacked objectives at Giurgiu a Tion and permitting such tests at romanian City on the Danube River. Any time. Last night. Planes of the Meriter 2. Rigid restrictions against opa Rancan Allied air Force flew 2700 forcing changes in accustomed sorties individual plane flights business practices. 3. The president shall Correct any Gross inequities under Price control. The Law now says he May alter such inequities. 4. Economic stabilization director Fred m. Vinson would be strip chinese troops driving from the Ped of any further Power Over rail Salween River area of Yunnan Road workers by placing this prob smashed strongly defended Jap Lem entirely under the railway la anese positions North of the Burma Bor act. Road. The fighting in this move 5. Provisions Are made for in yesterday. A communique said five of these italian based planes were missing. Giurgiu is romanians most important River port for the shipment of Oil from the Plesti Fields. The town has storage tanks quays and shipyards stretching for Miles along the River and a pipe line connects the port with the Oil. Fields. Five thousand planes exclusive of the night attacks labor disputes which this week had kept som workers away from their jobs troubled la industries today but Only an estimated 11000 employees were affected by the series of work stoppages most of the work interruptions were in industries in the Southern and Eastern sections of the country and in most of the controversies less than 1,000 employees were kept Idle at any one Plant giving the Baltimore May labor front its brightest picture in several weeks. The biggest walkout was at the american steel and wire company a Worcester mass., Plant where about 3,600 workers remained Idle for the sixth Day in what Cio Union leaders said was an unauthorized strike. The walkout was reported caused because of a controversy Over company Union grievance procedure. There was no indication of a settlement of a dispute which resulted in work stoppage last thursday of 2,500 textile workers in Danville a. Spinners at the Riverside and Dan River Cotton Mills struck thursday in protest against employment of negroes and the Lack of yarn resulted in enforced idleness including one at Charlotte which Allied Headquarters Naples june 3�? apr Allied forces have a a broken through enemy position South of Rome in Many places a and now hold most of the Alban Hills Domi All godly were turning out counter hating the approaches to fed gasoline coupons brought to ome Headquarters announce seven the number of illicit presses ,.put out of operation in the United tonight. States since the Middle of March f the same time the District opa director t. S John eighth army stabbing son said today. Through the Sacco Valley to those captured and the dates the Southeast captured an were May 12. Aurelian Springs. N. April i. Norristown. A. J seven mi1 Northwest april 22. Meridan. Conn May 9, a a recent to and a mile and a half above the via Catilina Allied forces of the two main armies Are driving toward a Junction on the famed High last ditch action to Stop Dewey taking on new life As result of Indiana vote by the associated press manufacturer for the Long term a last ditch Stop Dewey move seat in the u. S. Senate. Capehart ment apparently had taken on new who first gained National prom life in the Republican party today Indence with his cop a comas a result of the action of in Field conference at his washing Diana a gop convention in shout ton ind farm in 1938, and who ing Down yesterday a proposal to generally is regarded As a Dewey pledge the states 29 votes to gov supporter Defeated James m. Thomas e. Dewey for the Prest Tucker of Paoli former Secretary dental nomination. Of state and a medically discharged opponents acclaimed the Indiana naval officer who withdrew. Wil setback As the beginning of a shift Ham e. Jenner of Bedford an they believe May prevent a first army Captain was nominated for ballot nomination. With 64 votes the Short term upon the withdraw previously pledged and claimed a1 of e. J. Hancock Greensburg for their candidate backers of editor. There was no contest for gov. John w. Bricker of Ohio the gubernatorial nomination hailed the Indiana results As a which went to Ralph f. Gates sweeping Victory. Former cop state chairman. Dewey supporters came out of at Baltimore the Maryland the convention with a minimum of state democratic convention two delegates to boost his pledged named an uninstructed delegation and claimed total to 390. In and of 24. The total actually amounts edition they claimed the support of to is since each Delegate will have six others. Three fourths of a vote. Neither but the convention of the Bricker a the Keynoter at the convention faction and that of other Dewey House speaker Samuel Rayburn opponents is that there Are enough of Texas nor any other speaker opposition votes among the 478 mentioned the fourth term delegates thus far chosen who Are i meanwhile Kansas democrats to a pledged and unclaimed to tie Day meet at Emporia to name their up the nomination beyond the first 116 National convention delegates Callot and make the result in each carrying a half vote. Party certain. Leaders said endorsement of Prest the convention nominated j Dent Roosevelt for a fourth term Homer e. Capehart Rel Panapolis was virtually certain. Was bitter. Div dual administrative adjust a total of More than 5,000 Allied it. Gen. Joseph w. Stilwell merits or rent ceilings without Dis planes participated in the massive communique said chinese troops turning the Overall effects of rent two Way assaults yesterday drop in the Salween River arca Norm of control. Ping nearly 7,000 tons of explosives the Burma Road gained the out skirts of Chiao Tou a where fierce fighting is now in in their Hunan offensive the japanese have captured two Strong Points East of Changten and North of Changsha. A this places the enemy 22 Miles East of Changten scene of. Last year s bitter Rice bowl Battle. The japanese took Pingkian 50 Miles Northeast of Changsha allies pledge precautions to spare Rome from ruin nazis claim army cleared Allied Headquarters Naples while to the West about too Miles june 3,r- up it the Allied command Northwest of Changsha japanese in Italy pledged every precaution seized ans Ang and drove South to safeguard Rome in a statement Ca to within nine and a half Miles today following Pope Pius Xuy Ca of Shan show where they were plea that the City be spared but stopped. Declared its Fate Lay in the hands according to a chinese army of the germans that they would spokesman the japanese have be ousted by Force ii they Degassed 280,000 troops for their at tended the capital tempt to Cut China in two by tak a a Berlin broadcast quoting a German forces in that country. A they have taken and will continue to take every possible precaution during the course of their Campaign to spare innocent civil ians and cultural and religious monuments of permanent value to civilization Quot in particular they Are deeply i conscious of the unique position occupied by Home As one of the ing control of the Canton Hankow foreign office spokesman Desciar chief historical religious and Cill railway. He pointed out the de the italian capital is free of Tural centers of the world and of anese have termed 1944 the decisive year and As the allies move nearer Japan the enemy will try for a show Down fight where they believe the final Battle of the War must be taught eventually. American troops on Biak Island in the Schouten islands of dutch German armed forces. Quot on the German Side everything has been done for months to preserve Rome from such a Fate a it declared. A Rome today can be regarded As a City free from armed today a Allied pledge expressed new Guinea were reinforced today j Hope the enemy will not make As fighting lulled into a patrol such an ill considered Choice Quot a to clashes. Strong enemy resistance defend Rome. Pope Pius in his temporarily stalled yank Advance Appeal declared that a whoever ment toward the three strategic would dare lift a hand against Aird Romes. American troops made a Surprise Landing seven Miles to the Southeast of the Empress Augusta Bay beachhead thus pinching the japanese from both sides. Meanwhile along the coast of British new Guinea australian Jungle troops were closing in on Rome would be guilty of the allies a have Only taken and Only will take military action against Rome insofar As the germans use the City its highways and its roads for their military purposes a the communique said. The Complete text of the state the nip ponese trapped in the we ment Wak Hansa Bay area. Aussie forces a Allied military authorities Eon have reached a Point 40 Miles fronted by the ruthless enemy in Southeast of Hansa Bay without j Italy Are interested solely in the meeting any opposition. A destruction and elimination of the fact that Rome is the seat of his holiness the Pope and contains the Neutral state of the Vatican City. A it is therefore the firm intention of Allied governments and of Allied military authorities to con Jnue to take every precaution in their Power consistent with essential military requirements to safeguard the population of Rome and its historical and religious a the allies have Only taken and will Only take military action against Rome in so far As the germans use the City railways and roads for their military purposes if the germans choose to defend Rome the Allied will be obliged to take appropriate military measures to eject them. It therefore is the sincere Hope of his majesty a government and the United states government that the enemy will not make such an ill considered am 16. Albany. N. Y. And May 25, Charlotte and new York City. Figures released by Johnson. I based on information received from Washington on the National Quot a Roundup which followed the aurelian Springs Case disclosed Only 14 Miles Southeast of Rome. The arrest of More than 1,300 a British radio broadcast heard alleged paddlers and distributors by lbs today said eighth army of counterfeit and stolen Stamps troops had captured Salatri five since the first of the year. Miles North of Frosinoni on an Al the breaking up of two major Ter native German escape Road East distributing gangs one at Balti of the via Catilina More and the other at san fran in final Lap Cisco i As the Campaign for Rome in the conviction in Federal courts tired its final Lap the Allied com of every handler of counterfeit Mand declared the City would be coupons whose Case has come to spared As a Battleground unless trial and of those More than 200 the enemy chooses to defend it. Have gone to jail. A the allies have Only taken and we have not cleaned out the will Only take military action Foi More i ban 2000 other workers j professional criminal who Are try against Rome insofar As the Ger a two Day walkout at the Beth ing fasten a profitable Racket mans use the City its railways and Lelien steel company s Plant at onto the wartime distribution of roads for their military purposes a Lackawanna n. \., ended today gasoline. But we Are checking Headquarters pledged. With the return of 140 workers to Them�?� Johnson said. We Are do at the same time Headquarters in a s eng this through our newly Organ cautioned that although Velletri labor controversies halt izod staff of special agents set up and Val Montone bastions of the cd or slowed production in an web Jap advice of the secret ser Rome line have been captured. Ordnance Plant at Carbondale us vice in addition the secret ser a the enemy a defensive position in aha Eton a Coa in i a ram vice is working Day by Day with this sector has not yet been Brok a ria., shipyard a Berwick pa., Nur special agents As Are agents of end that the German defences Are foundry and the Pullman stand by alcohol tax unit. United states Quot in considerable depth and firm Ara company in Birmingham Ala. Attorneys Federal Bureau of in resistance is being Encountered�?� Kun 0l a workers vesti gation. And state and local i the German High command re in bakeries in Toledo and t incan police. The gasoline Industry it ported bitter fighting in the Alban Natl continued making bread sup Sef is providing invaluable assist-1 Hills Friday and said attacks at plies scarce for the residents of the two Ohio cities. Bus service to several Florida Tennessee and Georgia cities was interrupted by a work stoppage of 25 mechanics and maintenance men in the Southeastern greyhound bus lines. Ance in Market�?� breaking the Black and West of Lanu Vio. Just West i of Velletri were repelled much of estate left to Martin by mrs. Jewett nazi Domain is put under precision bombing Clamp As planes land in Russia by Eddy Gilmore Eastern command u. S. Strate a Gic air Force somewhere in rus Boonville mo., june 3�? up a Salt june 3�?<zp a Strong forma the will of mrs. Edward m. Jew tons of american flying fort Ett 67, filed for probate Here today resses and Mustang fighter escorts bequeathed a Large part of her have landed at secretly prepared estate to her grandson Edward american bases in Russia after said that Quot a Force of Allied strategic bombers and fighters attacked enemy targets in Romania yesterday and proceeded to russian Bases�?� it continued a was is customary no further details can be Given on this operation except by the air Jewett Martin 24, who has been bombing romanian targets a com commander in Russia. Complete indicted at Durham. N. C., for pushing West East bombing of hit details will be made available murder in connection with her Lerus fortress for the first time and when publication will in no Way death. Establishing joint offensive opera jeopardize the Success of combat mrs. Jewett whose body was tons with the red air Force. Operations�?� recovered from a Lake near Dur the historic operation compleat the dramatic arrival of Ameri Ham after she was last seen alive cd yesterday was disclosed to be can bombers and fighters on rus at Booneville May 8, willed mar the fruition of a Long Range Arner Sian soil presumably from Italy tin a one fifth interest in 550 acres ican russian British air plan evoked this first communique from of land near Boonville one half through which the three Powers. Jesussa a Eastern command u. S. The Stock she owned in the Ray in intimate collaboration brought strategic air Force town mo., water company and the most far Flung portions of the a a a Large Force of strategic All the notes of the water com nazi Domain under precision bomb bombers and fighters today at Pany which she held her Automo ing. Tacked romanian targets selected bile and a Large Diamond. All indications were that the by our russian ally and then Eon Martin also was named an sex shuttle bombing was launched tinted to russian bases ecu Tor under the will together from bases in Italy. The Meriter a enemy opposition was slight with mrs. Lewis m. Patton of Ranegan air command announced one bomber was lost and one Charlotte n. C., and mrs. Jewetts without details that its planes had fighter is still outstanding Cousin Samuel j. T. Davis of participated but a detailed Story a the red air Force cooperated Kansas City. Mrs. Patton is Young of the attack written by associate by attacking enemy Aird Romes on Martins Mother who received the cd press correspondent Joseph the route of the Allied strategic residue of the estate under the Morton at Bari Italy was held up Force and providing area fighter terms of the will. By the censors. Support�?� attorneys for the executors a special communique issued late last night the Budapest Roy d. Williams and w. W. Car by the supreme Allied command radio went off the air. A Possi Penter jr., made an unofficial a in the Mediterranean saturday j vilify that the second phase of the Paisal of $100,000 As the value morning several hours after full shuttle operation might be under of mrs. Jewetts estate. Accounts had some from russian Way

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