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Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1944, Burlington, Iowa W eat Hep partly Cloudy cooler. Iowa s oldest newspaper established 1837river�?13 feet 5v� inches Down is inches. The Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette volume 11, no. 294 phone 70 Burlington Iowa monday june 5, 1944 a a 10 pages one Section price�?6e pursued North insurance firms held subject to antitrust act Washington 75 years that the business of Dev Ion that has stood for 75insurance was not Commerce. The supreme court held amt hence the companies were not subject to the Sherman act. Years. Monday that insurance is business in interstate Commerce and is subject to the Sherman anti Trust act. Justice Black wrote the courts 4-3 decision. Chief Justice Stone with the Southeastern underwriters association in Florida Alabama. Virginia North Carolina. South Carolina and Georgia. Lower court reversed anti Trust charges brought by the Justice department were dismissed by the Federal District court at Atlanta on the ground that the supreme court had held Church civic leaders Hail Rome Victory Burlington people hailed news of the fall of Rome to Allied armies As a military religious and political Victory. Catholic priests Here declared its liberation the answer to prayers of millions. Mayor Max a. Conrad asserted it is another decisive step on the Road to Victory. Paul Tegan had old glory flying and said he hoped the allies would soon liberate Greece. A the fall of Rome with its historic and religious background of centuries is an answer to he prayers of millions a said msgr. W. E. Cullinan pastor of St. Paul s Catholic Church. A the Peoples of the world May Well rejoice and thank god for this Allied commented father Morrin of St. Mary s Catholic Church West Burlington a thank god who in his mysterious Providence has answered the Popes prayer and a conspiracy Rome througl1 another fix and maintain arbitrary and the tax a Ron our non competitive rates and with a destroy theft snap a Tyr history conspiracy to monopolize Trade Tori and Commerce in fire insurance Jig by a onh of Catholic a in the states affected. Ilgl0n and 4cradle a Western Europe civilization and culture which we americans inherit and which prohibits combinations of conspiracies which restrain interstate Commerce. Added interest was Given the Case by the fact that legislation is pending before Congress to sex wrote a dissenting opinion in empt insurance companies from which Justice Frankfurter con the Federal anti Trust legislation curved. Justice Jackson also wrote and to leave their regulation to an opinion in which he dissented the states in part. Justices Robert Sand Reed states filed briefs took no part in the Case. Thirty five states filed briefs the Case specifically involved j urging the supreme court to hold 196 Stock fire insurance com a that insurance was not companies. And 27 individuals con Merce and not subject to Federal regulation. To Rule otherwise it was contended would destroy the a sovereignty of the the Southeastern companies Rome the weather bouquet for a weary fighter a an italian youth shown giving a bouquet of Flowers to a weary yank whose tank is halted on Edge of Rome before final successful drive on the City began. Signal corps radio telephoto from Italy from Nea. Japs threaten conf tuned City drive to Cut China in two suffers Only slight damage by the associated press the japanese War octopus is running against Ever heavier Al a lied blows on 5 of its far Flung i tentacles but Tokyo radio said monday a an offensive which will _ Cut China in 2 and foil Ameri i. By Poland Norgaard can strategy is ready. Allied Headquarters Naples a. Pm the powerful Allied Aerial successes were re j 5th army thundered across the tiber toward Northern ital ported in new assaults in new Jan horizons a Pursuit of the 10th and 14th German armies Estepa fica against the Kurile monday with hardly a look at captured Rome ancient islands in the North Pacific and seat of Western civilization fallen a prize to Allied troops on Truk in the Central Pacific. I after 9 months of sacrifice in the vital China theater last ditch German rearguard died within the Shadow to Stop the japanes Advance on of the roman forum and in the streets of the government Changsha in Hunan province quarters in bitter clashes As italian partisans Bare nested american airmen harassed the and wearing Hammer and sickle insignia fought hand to invaders. Hand with fascists and nazis in a Brief Battle for liberation. Air superiority and in the India Burma theater an Allied operational summary fighting will go on Hitler London up a Adolf Hitler acknowledged the fall of Rome belatedly sunday night with world is probably Joyful that said father Cletus pastor of a blur lib a a a a anti . a John s pm Holly Church Quot i if Cloudy Ivi Tii froth winds tonight imagine that the holy father will j mid tuesday cooler tonight and soon have a message for the in slightly cooler world and will in All prob a w e a t ii e it i it a t v ability receive a goodly number j l. S. A eat her bureaus phone 42�?~2> of our troops Botn Catholic and pm today j non Catholic. Everyone in the temperature a a a i j election returns the Hawk Eye Gazette will have Telephone service monday night on primary election returns for contested offices in Des Moines county. State returns will not be available at this office. La rations that the German fighting front had moved to the Northwest of the City and that a proposal had been made to the allies to regard the italian capital As an open City. Two special German communiques the first word in precipitation last 2 hours Trace things turned out As they temper Ati re Range father Lew of St. Patrick sgt Lnu a �7 Church declined comment. Move toward Victory mayor Conrad asserted that military might of the allies has today. Yesterday. 1c year ago today. Us 1 ear ago sunday. 73 saturday. 91 70 a 7 r�9 70 All Iowa hiring under control invasion area is hit again London a i a american bomber formations were Over Paris at noon monday the German radio at the French capital asserted. Berlin report-1 de that russian planes were Over Hungary sunday night. The italian populace cheered american and Allied in to fan try and tank teams As they threaded the City a streets said a overwhelming air Superior rushed to kiss the bearded and Grimy liberators and with Ity was a major Factor in placing cries warned of ambushes ahead. Those campaigns in favourable to athe romans died in the City a closing hours sit ions before the monsoons cur Ouidie i me Nui aus Icv j tailed Progress. Adm. Lord Louis of German domination victims of machine guns the Trie to seize almost bar handed. But despite the sporadic clashes which took place even though the German High command had pretended until the last that Rome was an open City the italian capital with its store of cultural and religious treasures a Mountbatten announced gains of 200 Yards in bitter fighting for Japan a my Itkina base in North Burma and japanese withdrawal from Samsun in the Western end of the North Burma front. While the Tokyo radio talked of Japan a readiness a to launch the most formidable offensive Ever against the allies a nip. A f ponese troops edged closer to t a of u pro la through in Changsha. The invaders main new York up a it. Gen. Anark scan red for the most part Force was 40 Miles East Northeast w. Clark whose 5th army troops quiet at Vatican of the City another 35 Miles took Rome was designated a Fath a p in officers mid All waa quieter of the year monday the a Vatican where the Pope tonal fathers Day committee an has been a virtual prisoner of Clark named 44 father l London a up a approximately 1,250 american heavy bombers Jand fighters leading an Allied Aerial assault of powerful pro Des Moines it up a regardless of portions against the fortified French coast smashed military Iowa partly Cloudy with fresh ,7 Gooe from Iho winds monday night and tuesday Many a its from the fuehrer cooler monday night and somewhat Headquarters were broadcast aft Coder East portion tuesday. Fresher Allied troops had liberated the eternal City. The fight in Italy will go on said the first announcement a to Force final Victory for Germany winds through tuesday. Illinois partly Cloudy and cooler monday night becoming fair Ana caught up with and is overpower its size every Iowa business will. Installations in the Boulogne and considerably cooler tuesday fresh winds. Missouri fair cooler East and. Met a South portions monday night and her allies. The Jear of the tuesday partly Cloudy with Little invasion w ill bring Germany sen change in temperature except some emits an annihilating defeat at Kwh to Coder Southeast portion. It the most decisive moment declared German troops had left Rome a to prevent its destruction. A Kesselring proposal the other announcement asserted Field marshal Albert Kessel ring had Given the Vatican pro Donals that Rome be made an open City and asked they be conveyed to the Allied command. The announced proposals said the German High command pledged itself to keep no military installations within the open City area and would carry out no troop movements in Rome. Field dispatches said German Armor in Rome offered stiff resistance to the Allied troops and German snipers fought from Street to Street before they were wiped out Kesselring said no destruction would be carried out within the open town. He proposed measures for the care of the civilian population and suggested the Vati can should arrange for control of observation of the Points of agreement. It was said Kesselring offered these renditions at 11 p. M. Sat Kee. It. Urday less than 24 hours before Allied occupation of the City. Nazi propaganda German propagandists imme Ditlev launched a Campaign to impress people of the Axis that loss of Rome was really favourable for them. River stages la Crosse 9.7 fall 0.1 Prairie Duck a 12.2 fall 0.1 Dubuque 13.6 fall 0. 2 Mcgregor 12.0 fall 0.2 Davenport 10.6 fall 0.4 Keokuk 14.7 fall i Light primary vote Likely Des Moines up a voting in Iowa a primary election monday reported he Quot had t Hon to Quot the ing the nazi armies. A i note by dispatches a said Conrad that Germany claims Rome has no military value but that does no to ring True to me after the mighty Battle the nazis put up to Stem the tide of Allied Advance. A to my Way of thinking it is another decisive step on the Road to Allied Victory. It is Gratifying too that american and British armies found it unnecessary to destroy the City. The capture of Rome will have. I am sure far reaching political significance throughout Europe and the on Street Corners in buses and other places where people gathered the liberation of Rome from the Axis was a general topic of conversation and Burlington ians were pleased. A a there a still Tough going ahead in Italy a said a Man who North and a third 50 Miles Northeast. Ansing recaptured but in Northern Hunan the Chi bounced. I German bayonets since last sep Nese recaptured Ansing in their Gen. Clark was notified of the Parks dem to talk drive on the big japanese base of Rochow 55 Miles East. In Honan Honor by a Cable sent to Rome signed by Alvin Austin executive morning apparently was the Light est in at least 2 decades but in a few communities it exceeded expectations because of weather conditions which kept some Farmers out of the Fields. Election officials at Dubuque said the total vote was expected to reach the 1942 total when 8,000 democratic and 1,200 Republican ballots were cast. The larger than predicted vote was forseen come under the new controlled Calais areas monday with an is hiring regulations of the War timoted 2,200 Short tons of manpower commission effective bombs. July 1, George d. Haskell state this was the fourth attack in wac director has announced. A Row against the Pas de Calais Haskell said Many employers the area of France closest to eng of 8 or fewer persons had asked land and it came after Raf. Whether the new regulations bombers attacked French coast it con a. Which require that All hiring of objectives and targets in comen must be routed through the Logne Germany sunday night. U. S. Employment service were 1 watchers on the English coast applicable to them. Facing Boulogne could see enemy province 400 Miles North the director of the father s Day com chinese pressed on toward Japa a Nese occupied Loyang from captured Sun Hsien 45 Miles Northeast. Other chinese troops in Yunnan province crossed the Saweli j River pushing to within 12 mile of the japanese base of Teng Chung. In their drive into Northern Burm. American bombers from the. Truk another 1-2 blow and other american planes carried their Buriles offensive into the fifth straight Day hitting Shu Bushu. Ain Vilt Zik Riz of pm the Para Ushiro and Matsuwa. Japan chairman Mcnutt order gives rocket shells rising from the ventured 70 planes a combat Over new Guinea and Truk and regional directors authority to de-1 ground leaving a thin White Trail cide whether these Small firms Are to be exempted a Haskell said. A a Iowa a regional director Frank m. Rarig jr., Minneapolis has deemed it advisable to apply the of smoke and exploding High in the air. Clouds no bar for More than 3 hours powerful fleets of american and Brit to All concerns at least for Josh bombers thundered across the the time being. A English Channel. Clouds which a serious shortage of workers replaced the earlier Clear sky in Many Iowa foundries and other failed to halt the offensive essential War industries exists he since june began the More italian Campaign a but there a Noi use hiding the fact the fall of Rome we As a great military Welcome just a Side show the news of Rome a capture was still hot when Paul Tegan put the Flag in place in front of his cafe at third and Washington streets. Than 200 Miles of French coast line bristling with German guns has been shaken from end to said and with Complete control of manpower the wac will be in a better position to relieve the situation. He said Small Busi a end by Allied bombs. Nesses can be exempted from the regulation As soon As the need i a a for essential manpower subsides. 1 employment ceilings Are also Duvio to be applied to both essential and less essential concerns. Haskell listed Davenport Clinton Newton and Cedar rapids As the people of Rome we Elco medi a areas to he affected by this because of the the allies with kisses and flow ruling. Dodge Charles City Waterloo and Des Moines reported extremely Light voting so far. Little interest was shown in service voting according to reports of returned ballots. Slightly More than 100 service ballots had been returned at Dubuque 84 at Waterloo 15 at Charles City 194 abandonment of Rome is a i at Council Bluffs a Webster considerable gain from a military icily and 18 at Cherokee. Pm int of View a said Karl Praeg Ner German radio commentator. All other considerations apart a a apply of the town with its Mil inhabitants to which some 30.000 to 40,000 refugees must be abide would be a very heavy a rain on the Germany army. He Allied High command now this morning. Weather. Cars said Tegan but that s Justi w j m cd .r.sr,y, u. S. Subs sink now is a Good time for every Topping the 11 major races in which there were contests was the one involving sen. Guy m. Gillette Democrat who virtually had to be drafted to seek reelection he was opposed by Ernest j. See Mann Waterloo factory worker making his fifth attempt to get to Washington. H. N general pre occupation with the ave to take change of the War anxiety 0f Farmers to Supply of the roman population. A catch a up with their Spring Plant ing and the absence of contests for several of the major offices were reasons advanced for the Light vote. The polls opened at 7 a. M. In permanent registration cities and Ai 8 a. M. Elsewhere. They close body to buy More War Bonds and see that our boys have got everything they need to finish the Wesley Swiler chairman of the Des Moines county War finance committee declared the steady March of american troops should make everyone War Bond conscious. A let us buy More Bonds and Speed the troops on from Rome a said Swiler. Lank on Balcony talks about Duce churchmen pleased Washington a up a the Swift Allied Conquest of Rome brought 16 More ships London i a British submarines Sank 31 Axis ships 26 of them merchantmen and 5 naval auxiliaries in recent operations in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas the admiralty announced monday night. War league it. Vernon. A. A it up a adm. William d. Leahy chief of staff to president Roosevelt declared monday permanent peace could be achieved if a civilized Christian Peoples should at the end of this War enter into a solemn agreement to join forces at once in War against any nation that May in the future violate the sovereignty or the territory of any lost 30. Gen. Douglas Macarthur mounted a new offensive in an attempt to wrest the important airfields from the stubborn japanese defenders of Biak Island in the Schoutens. Near cloudburst cause new floods it. Gen. Mark Clark president Roosevelt will speak Over All major networks at 7 30 p. M. Monday night for 16 minutes on developments related to the capture of Rome. The presidents talk win be heard Over station kit r Here. Tember. A Berlin broadcast said Baron von Weizsaecker. German ambassador to the Haly see. A has left his residence in Rome. Villa Bonaparte and moved to Vatican icily. Other diplomatic missions of the tripartite Powers will move to Vatican City namely those of Japan Hungary Slovakia Romania and it British correspondents in Madrid said the Pope spent sunday in prayer and in consultation with i papal officials during the hours i of violent liberation of the City. The Swiss guard had been doubled about Vatican City to prevent an influx of refugees. German broadcasts said Allied diplomatic representatives to the apartments in Rome. King to retire King Vittorio Emanuele was expected to hand Over his Power hold see already had left the Mittee. Father s Day will be Prev lets for their old served june 18. A for your triumphant capture Norfolk a one youth of Rome a a the Cable said a for drowned in the North Fork River,y0ur Gallant inspiration to the slight property damage was victorious american 5th army in to Crown Prince Umberto at a caused and rail and wire service Thig heroic achievement for your formal ceremony in keeping with were disrupted As Rains of almost being the first Allied commander cloudburst proportions fell in to bring liberation to a nazi in Northeast Nebraska Over thei slaved european capital we weekend. J proudly designate you the father Frank Krutina. 14-year-old son of the year and award you our of mrs. Emma Krutina of nor Eisenhower medal so named As Folk drowned sunday when he this years fathers Day Salute to went swimming alone in the of our fighting North Fork River bed. Filled with water by last months flood in this area and deepened by sat j5 urow Neq urday a heavy Rains. Cloudbursts., during which several inches of port Stanley. Ont. A if rain fell in less than an hour. Teen persons were believed to preceded the flood. Have drowned in the capsizing off recognition i this Lake Erie Harbor of the to Quito. Ecuador a Ltd it a Brazil tor launch Olga Crow ded with j his Promise of several months ago such an agreement w Ould j recognized the new ecuadorean sunday excursion lists. Thirteen to act when the allies entered make International War by an a government monday. 1 other were Rome. Naple reported he had Pope thanks go Ltd Home was spared Rome up a Pope Pius addressing a crowd in St. Peters Square expressed thanks to god monday that Rome had not been destroyed by War. The enormous crowd which gathered before the Balcony from which the Pope spoke included Many soldiers of the victorious 5th army. Aggressor impossible of Success a he asserted in an address prepared for the Cornell College commencement exercises. A fore Washington a up a United knowledge of certain failure states submarines have destroyed a would prevent aggression even by 16 More of japanese dwindling Fleet of merchant ships the Navy expressions of gratification Iron a by a the such Pagan Peoples As Are no attempting to enslave the new York up a the Allied entry into Rome received its citing touch monday when a everywhere at 8 p. In Soldier stood with one of his comrades on the Marble Balcony overlooking the famous Palazzo Zia where Mussolini used to Harangue the italian people and Blade a speech about the fallen did or. Abc said. A cheering crowd of italian Man. Women and children stood below and although they did no to land. Stand a word he said they a hed and cheered and waved Uags. Ritual broadcasting system said the g. I. Speaker was John a it to of port Chester n. Y., a signal corps camera Man. A it promised my Mother that is to t i d do when i got to Rome j 1 an do anything Musso can do. An american a Vitto Wras quoted As saying. Catholic leaders. Msgr. Michael j. Ready general Secretary of the National Catholic welfare conference termed the City a liberation a a very great Victory and said it was a very heartening to All of archbishop Michael Joseph Curley declared at Baltimore a the world can very Well say on its Knees a thank a the Hierarchy of the Church in this country Only last week had Manders would find a Way to Victory that would avoid destruction of Rome a religious and historical centers. Candidates were to be nominated for the offices of United states gressgovernorf�?Tlieutenant1 govt cabled Pope Pius Xii a message nor and other state offices sex of Confidence that Allied com cent District and supreme court judges and state superintendent of Public instruction for state senator in 29 districts and for state representative. County candidates also we Ere being nominated. The lightest Republican cast in any primary since the present system was instituted in 1908 was 127,960 in 1918. The lightest democratic primary vote was 36,-818 in the same year. The largest primary turnout Rome a Welcome to Allied captors enthusiastic n a in 1 Rome a up a Rome shining boys Are browned brightly in sparkling sunlight and Davenport a up a the missis spared almost entirely from the ravages of War. Monday gave 5th army troops a Welcome which turned the eternal City into a did not come into it a total of enemy ships sunk bv1 a a a i a l j Xvi l american submersibles to 589. A Rock Island Waterloo the latest bag included a Large transport and a Large cargo vessel Navy department communique Sippi River took the life of Donald no 522 said Holdorf 14. And nearly drowned a Pacific and far East an attempted rescuer sunday �?o1 United states Sumn Rinc police chief Reed Phillips said near carnival have reported the sinking of 16 Holdorff brother Bobbie 12. And the City is virtually intact. The Only a few papal gendarmes vessels in operations against the 2. Oise Compaq Lons. germans last of whom linked the americans swooped right enemy in these Waters As Fol Sim,7. . Of. Be but a by a a did not enter lows signed the decree. I undersecretary of state Edward r. Stettinius said in Washington monday that prompt measures Are being taken to relieve food shortages in Rome and that some announcements will be made about them later. This raised the possibility that president Roosevelt might a Vatican take occasion in his broadcast i monday night to reassure the peo a one Large transport. A one Large cargo vessel. A seven medium cargo vessels a two Small cargo vessels Phillips that Donald was swept like Heaten dogs limited their de into deep water by a wave. Molit ions to a few installations of narrowly escaping drowning n0 artistic or religious importance was Albert j. Pechan 18, a Navy the dome 0f St. Peters Domi-v-12 student at St. Ambrose co rating the City. Bounced Back the four medium cargo trails Lew a trie<lt0�vof 318 of sunlight and the facade Donald was the son of or. And smiled in columns of american guard said. There was no special guard put a of that City about Allied ,. Plans for their welfare As Well around the Vatican and at the As to Sutphe a re portals of \ Vatican City at the with respect to military uses of left of the facade there were i Rome and also to cover any italian political questions of primary concern to this govern ment although first reports from Rome were scanty concerning Moline woman is drowned sunday ports. A one Small cargo transport. �?o2. These actions have not been reported in any previous Navy department the total of enemy ships sunk to Date includes 148 combatant vessels. Mrs. Robert Holdorf Rock Island 111. Troops skirting the Plaza where Vatican City begins. Waterloo up a the body otherwise there was no sign of of Floyd Fordyce jr., 21, monday the Vatican. It was wholly had been recovered from a Sand intact and the Only remarks of Moline up a mrs. Mary Lane _ 24, drowned and her 5 companions j Moscow jubilant in a Motorboat ride were saved Moscow up a news of the Al pit Pool South of the City in which he was drowned sunday afternoon apparently after suffering cramps. Was 422 333 for the republicans when the boat capsized in Rock lied capture of Rome was re-1 Cool in new Jersey in i926nd 157,056 for the demo River 2 Miles East of the Moline Cei Ved enthusiastically in Moscow Ledgewood. N. pm it was crafts in 1938. In 1942 republicans counted 235,176 and the democrats Drew 79,366 on primary Day. Airport sunday evening. The body of mrs. Lane had not been recovered. Monday As a sign of impending Complete occupation of Italy and defeat of Germany. Only four degrees above freezing Here at 4 45 a. M. Iowa time monday. A Swiss guard were that the germans always had respected its neutrality and that he hoped the americans would. The great Circle in front of St. Peters had an thalian crowd in it but there were no american uniforms. A this Square is open to the Public though German soldiers Rome which has gone through so Meh for so Long a time took damage in City a number of the Vicissitudes of the past few demolitions were carried out by years in its old stride and once the germans dispatches said the More has come out on top. It s Pat factory had been the scene of one such demolition while efforts Aiso apparently were made to wreck Gas. Electric and water utilities. Allied Headquarters announced still the eternal City. All Rome was up at Dawn monday to see the americans who swarmed in to occupy the whole of the capital. From both the App Ian and Ca the occupation of Rome by the sirinian ways columns of tanks,5th at my last night and thus guns and trucks crowded with was realized one of the main of soldiers poured in. The romans Jec Tives when Gen. Sir Harold we Ere lined up to Greet them and1 Alexander started the huge Al Pelt their Way with Flowers. Lied offensive May 11. Crowds were Large even As the the other main objective tha Sun peeped above the horizon and j destruction of the German 10th were still bigger As it cast its and 14th armies remained to by soft Early rays Over the Grimy carried out. And towards Thia Obj a Rome Welcome Page 10�? a pursue nazis Page ibo

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