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Butte Montana Standard (Newspaper) - June 5, 1944, Butte, Montana Two Montana Standard Butte Mono a morning june 5, 1944 big bombers again hit invasion coast continued from Page i Yugoslavia Adriatic coast. And had pounded German communication Unee Between sin j and Kiln. A Well As target on the Mostar of Sarajevo railway line it was the third Day in a Row that the four engined bombers had aimed two blows within a single Day at the Belt of fortifications which his tar has thrown up against the coming assault from the West. The targets of the fortresses and liberators which with their escort flew out perhaps 1.000 Strong Lay Only 20 mile from the English coast. Skies overcast skies Over the Strait were overcast As the Daylight formations thundered out to follow up Royal air Force bombers who by night attacked the big chemical Center of Ludwigshafen in Germany objectives along the French coast and scattered mines in enemy Waters without the loss of an aircraft. Military objectives along the coast of France also were bombed by ninth air Force marauders and havoc under a screen of Mustangs and thunderbolts one group hitting a Highway Bridge at Courcelles-8ur-Sein, 40 Miles Northwest of Paris. Squadrons of Thunderbolt fighter bombers kept the attack rolling with sorties against Bridges Railroad tracks and military rolling a Tock in the Olse River Valley running from Decateau southwestward to Montmorency Northwest of Paris. The first attack on the Boulogne area by american heaviest a Type of operation in which the bomb Baja open almost before the British coast is left behind was executed in the morning under the Protection of eighth air Force thunderbolts and Mustangs. A similar Force under a Mustang escort paid a return visit later in the Day. Meet no interference both forces bombing through the Clouds met no interference from enemy fighters and were undisturbed by the Small amount of flak thrown up. Marauders did not meet any enemy fighters but anti aircraft pvt. And mrs. Barth end visit Here pfc. James Harold Barth and mrs. Barth have returned to Oregon after visiting with private Barthes parents. Or. And mrs. 8yd Barth 937 West Quartz an Uncle and aunt or. And mrs. Al Barth. 1705 Wall and other relatives. Private Barth has been stationed four hour fight precedes entry into Rome a continued from Page i .wu.,. ,. I Ley and into the Green Campagna at Camp Abbott. Ore. For the last Falln it seven hlll5. Year he is serving with the army mechanics corps. Or. K. D. Lynch Dies suddenly bowl Over opposition straight up the via Catilina they came Bowling Over opposition put up by Mobile 88-millimeter armoured self propelled guns. Half of saturday afternoon i spent jumping into various ditches while snipers bul lets and mortar shells came far too close. Or Kevin d lunch. 57. Promo it a an armoured War All Nentel paso. Texas physician and the Way. With some of our tanks surgeon and a former resident of behind a burning tragic mile Butte. Died suddenly Friday evening i stones on the Victory Road. At his Home from a heart condition. Major apologizes his wife is the former Florence sen maj. Harold Blodgett of Denton Nett member of a widely known Texas sitting in the tank. A tactless mining City family. below the smoking Hilltop with or. Lynch at the time of his i town of Colonna. Apologized Satur death. In addition to members of his Day because. Quot we be Only made five immediate family was or. T. J. B. Thousands Yards in five hours we Shantey for Many years a Well keep bumping into those damned known Butte physician who re i self propelled gently left Here to join his brother 1 slept saturday night at Bor in Law in practice at Elpaso. Finochio near a smashed born in new York City. Or. Lynch was graduated from the Columbia University medical school. He served his internship at St. Luke Hospital. New York and was resident physician there before coming to Butte in 1915. He practice Here for two years and with the outbreak of world War i joined the armed forces. When the War was Over. Or. Lynch went to Elpaso where he had since been engaged in the practice of his profession. He is survived by his wife a son. Ensign Kevin d. Lynch jr., who is serving with the a it air corps three daughters Leahanne. Shirley and Renee Lynch All of Elpaso and Butte relatives Mother in Law mrs. M. Sennett two Brothers in Law James and Robert Sennett and two Sisters in Law. Mrs. T. J. B. Shanley and miss Helen Sennett. Italian capital suffers few scars of War a continued from Page i the Allied Advance while the main fire ranged from meager to intense. Al. A Over some targets the twin engined troops ships bounced like corks in a rough and some came Home with Shell holes and cracked windshields. In the last 60 hours an estimated 10,000 tons of Bomba have fallen on the heavily fortified Pas de Calais area and Back along 145 Miles of communication lines to the Paris District. A d. N. B. Broadcast from Berlin a Aid British and american fighters attempted to attack a German Island Strong Point in the Channel saturday but declared the raiders were beaten off with five out of 20 attackers shot Down. The Paris radio reported that a important damage was caused by saturday nights raid on Boulogne. The u. S. Strategic air Force issued a glowing report on results of the recent bombing of eight factories producing about 50 per cent of Germany a synthetic Oil. Assert i tag the attacks a seriously curtailed Quot the output. The principal attacks occurred May 12, 28 and 29, and the hardest hit the announcement said were refineries at Zeitz about 20 n its i a Outh of Leipzig at the Stettin suburb of Polit and at Brux in 1 the czech sudetenland. The latest estimate on the tonnage poured on All european targets by All Allied air forces last month Rose to More than 147,000 tons. Of this total nearly 100.000 tons were carried from British bases and 48.000 from the med i Ter i Ranegan. There was resistance even within Rome itself As the triumphant fifth army smashed through snipers shelling Taring and German Armor to enter the eternal City by Force of arms and not by German mercy. To reach the Gates of Rome the allies had to fight against every remaining weapon the German had at his command. The enemy covered his Retreat with a a Farewell blasts of artillery to use up his ammunition before joining the northward flight. Even civilians were raked Aith the German Farewell fire. Scores of italians were killed and wounded throughout the City As they gathered in groups to Greet the american doughboy a. The bes the germans could offer however delayed the March into the City for Only a few hours. Artillery was used against the German positions along the City limits of Rome Only after it was seen that the germans refused to give up the eternal City without a fight. Then terrific blasts of artillery were mustered to smash the enemy a resistance. The March into the City itself was made by assault troops German horse drawn baggage train. Two bombings and one strafing by German planes tumbled me off the wooden Bench that was my bed. The bodies of three germans Lay Bride the Road outside my window. With the first Light sunday a column of Sherman tanks commanded by capt. John Beale of Rockford 111., and it. William e. Kennel of Kirkwood mo., started on the last Lap into Rome. Perched on the tanks were infantry. Ahead of procession mine and two other press jeeps inadvertently got ahead of the pro cession and at a lonely Highway intersection we suddenly saw a German armoured car approaching. It stopped within a Hundred Yards of us before we could turn to flee. Four germans jumped from the car and took cover in a Field leaving their machine gun behind. Coming Back up the Road again behind two american tanks i saw a German Volkswagen swing into the Highway. Its two startled occupants surrendered. They were followed by a three ton German truck from which eight German riflemen dismounted. I yelled a a Hamende Hock a hands Upland they obeyed staring at our tanks As if stupefied. Then we ran into the German Roadblock and the Advance stopped As quickly As it had begun. The first German Shell killed the Driver and assistant Driver of the Lead tank. Our artillery came up and has been punching Back at the enemy but the persistent German snipers still make it necessary that i sit behind a Roadside embankment to Type this dispatch. I am about a Block from a Blue and White City limits sign that reads Iceland expected to join the United nations Allied forces capture Rome Washington. June 4 a up a Iceland is expected to become the 34th member of the United nations urns stretched soon after it proclaims itself a free Belsena. And Independent Republic on june direct radio Contact with Amer 17. The United states was the lean correspondents in Rome was a continued from Page i 55 Miles to Lake 18 and 19 German divisions failed to Stem the Allied tide sweeping on Rome. It came nine months and one Day after British eighth army troop landed on the toe of Italy last september 3. The fifth army landed at Salerno five Days later. The final break through the result of an overwhelming assault by Allied arms came in the 24 hours beginning saturday evening. After first nation to recognize the new established sunday night. Reynolds out flanking enemy Strong Points in government. President Roosevelt Packard of the United press report a announced saturday night that he cd that the main entry into the had chosen Louis g. Dreyfus jr., j City was made along the via Casi minister designate to Iceland Els Lina which passes through the has special representative with the Porta Maggiore at the Southeastern personal rank of ambassador for the i Edge of the City. Ceremonies incident to establishment of the Republic. Iceland coupled by american troops since july 1941, will be the first new nation to take her place in the family of nations during the War. She is expected to adhere promptly to the United nations declaration. Other Allied troops were reported to have fought their Way through the Osti Ense freight Yards just South of St. Paul a Gate the main enhance to the City from due South and Only one and one Quarter Miles from the Venice Palace. Clark views Battle the Southern Alban Hills Clarks troops smashed through those formidable peaks and burst out on the Plain before Rome. They then drove on into the City. 1,000 nazis captured Large numbers of German troop were reported engulfed in the Advance and the remainder of the divisions opposing the fifth army were now reported trying to disengage themselves and Retreat beyond the tiber. More than 1,000 enemy troops have been captured since new Orleans conductor Massimo Freccia shown in his new York Home with his pet Cocker Spaniel is the new permanent conductor of the new Orleans symphony. Arturo Toscanini recommended him for the Post. Italian Campaign in Brief Deer Lodge news France Hale correspondent Rural fire control schools planned Deer Lodge june 4.�?june will be devoted to the program of Rural fire control in Powell and Deer by associated press Here is a chronology of the italian Campaign sept. 3. 1943�?montgomery s British eighth army including canadians invades toe of Italy across Messina Strait from Sicily secret military armistice with Italy signed in Sicily effective sept. 8. Sept. 8.�?general Eisenhower announces Italy a unconditional surrender. Sept. 9�?clark�?Ts fifth army of americans and britons lands at Salerno below Naples germans bomb and sink italian battleship Roma. Sept. Ion germans seize Rome disarm italians in North allies occupy Taranto. Sept. 12�?germans announce they had freed Mussolini. Sept. 14�?fifth and eighth armies establish Contact after bloody fighting at Salerno which fell sept. La 80 italian ships including five battleships surrender in Allied ports. Sept. 20 a germans announce evacuation of Sardinia French with some u. S. Troops land on a neighbouring Island of Corsica to Start cleanup of that territory sept. 28�?eighth army occupies Foggia a important network of air bases. Oct. In Naples Falls. Oct. 3�?fifth army wins Benevento eighth lands at Ermoli on Adriatic next Day. Oct. 13�?Italy declares War on Germany after Premier marshal Sadoglio and King Emmanuele elude germans in Rome and escape to South Italy. Oct. 14�?fifth army crosses vol Tumo heavy Rains slow drive and germans dig into Strong Mountain positions. Nov. 30�? British crossing Sangro eagles will install officers tonight Thomas reap will be installed As worthy president of Butte aerie of eagles at ceremonies scheduled for 8 of clock monday night in eagles Hall. Other officers to be seated Are Mervin Paige. Junior past worthy president Charles Zimmerman worthy vice president Clifford Madsoe worthy chaplain John of Connor Secretary John a. Laith Inen. Treasurer William Osborne conductor Stanley Babcock inside guard or. E. S. Mcmahan aerie physician and Henry Merman trustee. During the program All past presidents will be presented with past president pins. The meeting will be concluded with a Turkey dinner. Mike Hartnett will be the installing officer. Next saturday he will go to Anaconda where he will preside at the installation of officers for the aerie in the smelter City. He will be accompanied by the officers of the Butte aerie and the drum corps. Butte Man suffers Cara dam on Adriatic Side of front loosing torrent on Oerman positions. May Llu eighth and fifth armies launch big drive Between Cassino and tyrrhenian sea at la p. In. May 18�?Cassino fall. May 19�?nazis abandon Gaeta and allies break into Hitler line after crushing Gustav line. May 23 a Anzio Beach forces minor injuries launch their attack. May 24�?beachhead troops Cut Applan Way canadians break Hitler line farther Inland. May 25�?both fronts merge into single line moving on Rome. June 2�?velletrl, fortress town 18 Miles Southeast of Rome on Applan Way Falls Val Montone 20 Miles from eternal City on via Catilina farther Inland also captured. June 4�?fifth army tanks and infantry liberate Rome. Abe Long Pere of 111 Silver Bow Homes suffered minor injuries saturday night when he was hit by a car while crossing South Arizona Street in the 300 Block Butte police officers reported. The Man was taken to St. James Hospital where he was treated for cuts and bruises on the hands face and legs. The car which struck the Man failed to Stop officers Larry tromly and de of Keefe who investigated reported. A furious tank Battle in the South i saturday Many others remain to be pm outskirts witnessed by it. Gen. Cd a wrecked enemy equip All enemy escape arteries Lead through Rome itself accounting for the sporadic fighting inside the City an Allied spokesman said. More than 20.000 germans have been captured in the present Allied Advance. First advices dealing with the entry into Rome did not indicate whether Vatican City and other religious and cultural property have been damaged in the Battle which has been waged virtually at Rome Doorstep since the Anzio Landing last january 22. Rome with a peacetime population of 1,350.000, is one of the great cities of the world seat of one of the most powerful empires of Antiquity. Sylvan Pauly to address Exchange club Sylvan Pauly of Deer Lodge will be the principal speaker at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Butte Exchange club tuesday noon in the hotel Finlen. Or. Pauly who is connected with one of the largest livestock companies in Montana will speak on Quot Wool and its relation to the it. Robert Corette will be the program chairman. Mark w. Clark preceded the entry i. As the germans attempted a final j of f a stand there exposing the City a his a Mem topic treasurers to Battle damage despite their insistence that they would regard it As an open City. Late sunday the German resistance broke. American tanks decorated with garlands of daisies and poppies by an overjoyed roman populace poured through the historic Gates and past the famed seven Hills to the Center of the City official reports said. The entry into Rome came with dramatic suddenness after Clarks troops spearheaded by american armoured forces shattered the last German defense below the City in the Alban Hills. The final Advance covered nearly 15 Miles in 24 hours and was so rapid along the last Miles that Large pockets of germans were believed Cut off. Withholds fire when the germans appeared in unexpected strength in the Southern outskirts of Rome Clark withheld fire for three hours to permit them to withdraw in accordance with the open City principle. When they failed to do so Allied tanks opened fire on the German lines and the Advance was resumed resulting in a furious Battle in the workers settlement District where the germans fought from streets and buildings before their ranks broke. A historic special announcement from Allied Headquarters said a troops of the fifth army entered the City limits of Rome sunday. Sporadic resistance climaxes whirlwind drive the entry into the eternal City climaxes 23 Days of a whirlwind offensive covering More than 75 Miles from the lower Garigliano River in which the efforts of Between Kossen insurance Agency insure your car today pay monthly 318 metals Bank building phone 2-1614 a cattle shipments can to wait for a tardy inspector. Lodge counties it is announced by f. L. Niven county Extension agent. A series of fire fighting schools similar to those held two years ago in connection with civilian defense River break into enemy a main win courses will be offered at Helmville Ter line. And tanks. 31 Are initiated into Butte k. C. Initiation ceremonies were conducted by the Butte knights of Columbus sunday for 31 new members. Climaxing a membership drive undertaken by the Council to obtain a new member for each old member serving in the armed forces. With too names on their Honor Roll the Council will initiate a second class in the near future. Officers of the Butte Council exemplified the first and second degrees and officers of the Lewistown Council the third degree. During the meeting a nominating committee was appointed in preparation for the election of officers june 13. Members of the committee Are James j. Corrigan Martin Fleming Dave Carroll and Frank Lohman. Following the initiation a banquet was served in the k. C. Hall. Or. M. P. Harrington presided As toastmaster and the principal address was delivered by Fig i. Thomas Calpin past Grant Knight of the Council now Home on furlough from the army. Other speakers were Thomas Leonard of Anaconda state Deputy mayor Barry of Leary or. Carri Gan and Rev. Charles Mccarthy Council chaplain. Each of the new members gave a Brief talk. Other councils represented at the ceremonies included Deer Lodge Anaconda Helena Dillon Kalispell and great Falls. Arrangements for the banquet were to charge of a committee composed of Gerald Sullivan Ray of Neill Thomas Mcgrath John Spitzer and Frank Nichols. Priorities to be effective july i continued from Page i plied Only to the nations Moat critical labor shortage areas their Extension to All sections now is in response to the steadily tightening labor requirements or. Lamport says. Quot Montana has lost 16 per cent of its population or approximately 88,000 people since 1940,�?� according to director Lamport a yet the needs for labor in mines smelters Woods sawmills railroads Small War plants and military bases have grown during those three and a half appointment of a Man Power priority committee for Montana is a first step. This will be composed of representatives of the War production Board. Office of defense transportation. Civil service commission War food administration selective service and other procurement agencies Active in the state with or. Lamport As its chairman. The Man Power priority group will Likely be asked to serve also As the production urgency committee. One primary reason pointed out As reflecting need for these drastic extensions of labor and production control is the a Over optimism of both employers and employees a according to or. Lamport. Quot the War is not ended and complacency based upon such fallacy has become dangerous to the War Effort. It has led All too Many workers to move out of essential War production or to refuse to move into necessary War need for Public development of a War consciousness Wlinich will combat idleness Semi idleness or unproductive tendencies is stressed in announcement of the new program. Loses papers Hugh j. Brawdy of 1007 Waukesha reported to Butte police Sun Gold Creek Avon Deer Lodge and Anaconda. The fire Board consists of Fred h. Valiton Sam Lane. Sam Harris and f. J. Bissonette besides or. Niven. Community fire wardens Are Richard Wohlers George Brand e. A. Rippengale de Mollenberg Henry Knight Soren Beck. James e. Best James Doughtery ton Anderson Ted Kelley Don Taven Ner Albert Girard. Jack Albee Walter Schurch Ernest Tamcke Ray Johnson Glen Foley Nels Swanson Harold Snow Anton Swanson. Anyone interested in the work will be Welcome at the fire fighting schools the schedules for which i will be announced soon. Red Cross group to meet wednesday Deer Lodge june 4. A tile race track unit of the american red Cross will meet wednesday afternoon at 2 of clock at the Dempsey Church building. All workers Are invited to be present As the meeting will Mark the last get together until fall. Sewing materials As Well As yams for knitting Are on hand and will be distributed. Anyone having completed work is invited to turn it in. Mrs. Pacific Normandin chairman will be in charge of the work. Bible school to open today Deer Lodge june 4.�?the vacation Bible school will open monday morning at 9 of clock at the various churches of the City each accommodating a portion of the registration of boys and girls. The school will continue for two weeks with a picnic and general attendance of Church As the concluding events. Deer Lodge briefs Deer Lodge june 4.�? miss Pauline Bunting assistant state 4-h club Leader was a business visitor Here the last of the week. Mrs. John Collins and mrs. Leo dec. 21 to Jan. 21, 1944�?in slow bitter fighting British Cross lower Garigliano River americans and French close in upon Cassino on main Road to Rome canadians take Ortona on Adriatic. Jan. 22�?fifth army troops land at Anzio below Rome but fall to divert germans from Cassino or Cut German communications along App Ian Way. Feb. 15�?Allied planes attack Benedictine Abbey atop Monte Cassino but resulting ground attack on Cassino fails. March 15�?Allied planes raze Cassino but failed to dislodge germans. May 5�?Allied planes wreck Pes americans press toward Airfield continued from Page i Pacific raid on Truk shot Down to or 30 intercepting enemy fighters Over the atoll while their bombs set off Large explosions and fires in the target area. American patrols in the Sari Maffin area of dutch new Guinea 200 Miles East of Biak Island killed 72 japanese in clashes Friday the communique said. The new action brought to a total of 1,534 the number of japanese dead counted through Friday. The announcement refuted japanese claims broadcast by Tokyo radio sunday which said the nip Ponse troops had a wiped out the majority of United states forces in the Tor River sector on the Mainland. Tile japanese claim said that 300 americans had been killed and another 800 had been forced to a a flee to nearby Wake Island other patrols operating in new Guinea in the Hollandia a tape area covering 150 Miles of coast reported an additional 269 japanese killed for a total of 4.085 enemy casualties through saturday. The number includes 590 prisoners captured in the Large area since United states forces landed at Hollandia and a tape april 22. Quot i Coyer a radius of 50 Miles from Denver to inspect the brands on livestock at Railroad shipping pens and ranches that ship by truck. Often i have to get to several Points in Quick succession. The reliability of my Ford is plenty important got a Ford a Day night that he had lost his world War i discharge naders officers Bouvier left saturday night for War i discharge papers mincers Seattle where the v n d b said the Man was badly in need of j after washing parts Well with thick lather of Resinol soap apply soothing Resinol ointment. Being oily and specially medicated it gives Quick Long lasting Relief. At All druggist. Buy find try today. Ointment ans soap to t rn�6 a / Gnu in Resinol badly j the papers As he is trying to enter a veterans Hospital for treatment. Chi n g k in g Tor id Etc Able passengers and freight soon will be transported on Cable car lines from the Yangtze and Chialing Rivers to the upper level of chunking China. The first Cable car line which will be for passengers will be built at the Wang lung men ferry where 2c.000 persons daily ascend and descend 300 Steps on foot or by satan chair. The critical illness of their grandmother. Miss Jean Ellsworth has arrived to be with her father Asa Ellsworth for the summer months. She is a student at the state Normal College. Tile it. Rev. H. H. Daniels Bishop of the episcopal diocese is in Deer Lodge to conduct rites in the local Church monday. More than 50 per cent of All fiber i Container Board is used in military j packaging. J in Iii a i r new shipment of Scranton lace table cloths size 72x90 priced $3.95 amp $6.95 Mcgregor s 129 North main St. A on the 60 in a kinds of weather. Cattle trains and trucks wont wait. Delayed shipments mean Money lost. But my Ford was built to hurry places safely. And its the lowest Cost travel you could ask. So it ill be another Ford for me after the War a bet your life i take care of my Ford it gets Ford protective service regularly. That Way i catch the Little repairs before they get big. With a Job like mine you need transportation you can depend on and my 1936 Ford certainly delivers it. Says Don j. Crain Colorado Brand inspector Denver Colorado As millions of Ford owners know Ford cars Are reliable. They last a Long time. They Cost very Little to run and maintain. They Are fast and powerful and comfortable and they keep their Good looks for years. That is Why so Many Ford owners today Are saying a sure glad in be got a Ford i news notes-700 million Gallons of water a Day Are pumped at the Ford Rouge Plant As much at it ated by Detroit Cincinnati and Washington combined. In peacetime Ford maintain a Fleet of 29 vessels ranging up to 612 feet. 30,000,000 cars and trucks Hake Beem built by Ford

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