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Carbondale Free Press (Newspaper) - March 13, 1945, Carbondale, Illinois Cive Mem give now to More Carbondale free pres member of the associated press leased wire War Bonds volume 41carbondale, Illinois tuesday March 13, 1945 number 159 yank in vaders 8 million Marks overrun ii steel and stores of w i a i 11 i v i and no up Ftp food abandoned Ilij uni it fens i Una i l by Don w hit head a i ii Iaia Bonn Germany March 13�? m i a Lulu j apr the germans fled in such ill i to i confusion that they forgot a Little _ matter of 8.000.000 Marks All the funds in the Banks and City Treasury of this Rhine City. They also abandoned Large food stores in warehouses. Many Home owners had stocked their shelves with Bountiful supplies. Ninety per cent of the great University of Bonn where Mem tank led 41st division infantrymen hers of the Hohenzollern family captured Zamboanga town and and other German aristocrats were East Bank fortress of Buestrin seized heavy fighting on Luzon Island by James Hutcheson Manila. March 13�? a russians take Buestrin close in in Danzig red army planes have blocked All sea escape lanes by Richard Kasischke London. March 13�? apr soviet troops arc attacking powerfully North of Frankfurt in an attempt to expand their Bridgehead Over the Oder River the German High command said today after Moscow announced capture of the yanks Are reported to have crossed Rhine Here seized four More villages As they pursued retreating japanese toward the Hills of Minan Dano is schooled. Has been demolished by Allied air raids losses to the University s eel Ebrat the nazi command said the russian assaults were held and declared germans still were fighting Dav. While other doughboy press a have not been assessed but pred the cleanup of Southern Luzon sum ably the germans removed the More land Headquarters announced to de Library of some 500.000 volumes a a a the Southern fringes of Buestrin 38 Miles East of Berlin la Miles North of Frankfurt and one of the valuable books and Manu three biggest fortresses guarding the get Man capital. The Birthplace of Beethoven is Moscow still had not officially caped a direct hit. Although the reported Aby Crossings of the Oder conditioning a captured nearby building has been damaged and but dispatches said three red the surrounding areas has been army groups apparently were be stand the 41st seized four villages on j scripts to a Safe hiding place the Highway about two Miles North of Zamboanga As engineers were bomber Ai drome. 215 Miles from Borneo. The japanese abandoned blasted formidable fixed positions before the town and around the Ai drome and fled into the Hills dominating tabled Zamboanga. The City in about 50 per raids. General had cent damaged ing disposed for an assault on the been German capital. Buestrin churn by de to rubble fell after five Days of hand to hand Battle the rus. A the 12th Century Cathedral is re sians said. Against similarly Light oppose. U1, 1. Pai Rabie. Although damaged by near Tion on Luzon the Lith airborne Cli vision captured los Banos former prison town and Batangas. Tenth provincial capital on the Island to be liberated. Los Banos where airborne troops rescued More than 2,000 civilian internees three weeks ago. Was the German communique told misses. Services Are being held in 0f local breaches by red army the the food situation is such that Normal rationing is still being carried on. Only a leu Days before troops beating toward Stettin from the North. The second White russian army to the Northeast battled within arrive i of the americans 52,000 sight of the Sharp Church Spires of ration cards were issued to Bon Danzig where the War began. Part residents the it stir arc Bing Hon j of Tho civilian population and Mill were encountered afterwards 1.500 ulv tar Garrison of Danzig has been first army drives Forward in new attack from Rehagen third squeezes nazi Pucket hundreds of rocket planes were reported assisting the attacking infantry the War. At a glance by James Paris. March m. Long 13�? aim first East by the associated press i the Western front germans predicted new offensive in the North americans drove East i of Rhine toward superhighway critical ares leading to Industrial Ruhr Eifels pocket narrowed. The russian front russians massed at captured Buestrin germans said odor Bridgehead merged into single attack on Broad i front red army battered at out skirts of Stettin. The italian front americans spread Southwest of Belvedere. Capturing spi Golino. 14 Miles Northwest of Pistoia. The Pacific front Ameri a cans on Mindanao captured Airfield t for bombers 215 Miles from Bor a Neo after lighting into heart of Zamboanga marines battled loot by foot against enemy remnants in narrow iwo Jima Triangle rec army infantrymen drove from their Rhine Bridgehead today to a Point less than two Miles from the six Lane superhighway linking the Ruhr with Frankfurt on the main. New gains widened the Bridgehead to nearly six Miles at Points along its 11-mile breach in the German Rhine line. The germans estimated thai 60.000 to 70,000 first army troops were in the can a maximum increase since yesterday of 30.000 americans. Hundreds of rocket firing planes were reported assisting the attacking infantry. La Gen. Courtney if. Hodges troops captured a Hill North of Hoenninger 16 Miles Northwest of Coblenz at the South end of the Cross Rhine salient. Border reports reaching Switzerland said Field marshal von Rund Stedt had once More been deposed As supreme germans commander in the West. These were without Berlin confirmation but one of the reasons for such a shakeup might have been the German Tumble which allowed the Ludendorff Omia Issacc showed heavy damage Brid at Remagen t0 land. Per. In yesterday s incendiary bombing. Apr Iran of f Nagoya chinese troops Recap Ilene Are views of the town of Remagen Germany and the huge Bridge which spans the Rhine River Jurod Sui Chwan former la s and . ,. It there. The germans say that the yanks surged across the Rhine at this Point using this i,q63-foot Bridge Vance airbase at Batangas. About 25 Miles South Bee cell Al Riel Mam. But t at but red army planes now had which was reported seized undamaged. The Bridge is a five Span double track Structure. The Rhine in. Ray in. On a to Evv. Last does n0> deter German Arni blocked sea escape lanes a Yards Northwest of the town. opposition was encountered the City is packed w Ith civilians j evacuated by sea Moscow dispatch who elected to stay rather than is Saj l of los Banos coast of Luzon. Associated press War correspondent Russell Brines reported from Zamboanga that abandoned Leymen. Twenty civilians and a is a Quarter of a mile wide at this Point. To Ere soviet correspondent said a the end 1______ International killed or wounded As they walked 0f German divisions trapped on # \ the streets yesterday. The Danzig coast is drawing nurse recruiting a we told the City officials for some accounts said the germans t t a a it i the time being to carry on As they were fleeing in Nanio japanese fortifications Mere were ,. R Cus seeing in panic. The most lir Midale fixed positions j1, u n n a r Aja. Be a f i farther East the siege tightened encountered in the Central or South a 1ril\ go Mii Sia 01 a on Koenigsberg East prussian Cap i pm Philippines the japanese de As possible we will screen ital. A Large portion of the Popula the committee on recruitment cited the ancient Spanish for the lip Obici als t0 Weed out the Tion apparently had escaped. J of student nurses for War service Tress City about a week ago Leav Kazis and dangerous Char the German Garrison of Buestrin announces the Field represents a actors. Was believed to have comprised rive for recruitment of nurses j representative to be Here March 16 red Cross asks $2,000 to meet War fund quota the War today to a Small delaying Force. Mortars and machine guns snip \ virtual la All the police remained several Battle sections each made c. T. Boughten general chair-1 miss Lottie Mathison r. N., will Iman 0 the War fund drive tor be at the red Cross rooms the american red Cross a noun South Illinois Avenue. Carbondale j ced today that $2,000 will put car a by Dewitt Mackenzie associated press War analyst boy scouts to be awarded waste paper medals Mitringa americans to Cross the Rhine with dry feet. Gains eastward from the Rhine in the rugged Hills sheer Cliffs and valleys of the Westerwald were relatively slow. The germans were making their strongest stand at the North end of the Bridgehead where the americans were but 23 Miles from the Edge of the Ruhr basins Germany both the Western and the Eastern european Allied fronts Are boiling fiercely with preparations for the great offensives which cd at the yanks from the Hills when plus it1 �"1 up of 10 Bata Lions of infantry and where the Nin Conese had their um-1 too guns. German remnants chief. Main positions orms Shieh Are almost exam in officers made a last stand inon Friday. March 16, 1935. From bridal Over tile top in the 1945 Strong bunkers and tunnels up is the German army garb. The old fort. Moscow said. J 2 to 5 p. My a to furnish information j red Cross drive and urged a a were found deserted around san no v by a wearing civilian j Kusian guns poured shells across to individuals and organizations i citizens that have not vet Contri Roque bomber Airfield the second a a als a d hats Witban armband la lip Oder into Strong German posh interested in tile u. S. Cadet Nurs buted t0 do s0 at once Eithel. To to fall in the Mindanao invasion. Show they Are pop lec. A a it it Quot. Ling corps. Every Young woman one of he workers or by Kaiung. Bonn civilians have been docile the germans obviously Are Jit interested in nursing As a career is their contribution direct to the a two theatres indicates that the for the most part. Cofran said he Tery Over the prospects that mar-1 invited to meet miss Mathison j american red Cross Carbondale. A a heavy fighting was reported along the Chimbu line in the mar Sikir a watershed East of Manila on Luzon Island. The first Calvary division which drove into Antipolo Friday still was battling for that j town on sunday. The japanese were strongly entrenched in and a red command and supreme head had no trouble except from a few Shai Gregory Zhukov May choose i student nurses Are needed and a Illin Oish announced Quot that Quot the i garters in the West Are Coordie Jyi being accepted for final meeting of workers will be Quot rating their efforts so re markedly drunks who were attempting to Buestrin As the site to Send his j plants Are drown the sorrow of defeat in the first White russian army group j summer and fall classes. Every held on Friday non at 210 11 Well that they should be Able to ample wine stocks left behind. Across the Oder in strength. One i in rec who Enrols now is the first methodist Church to re-1 St Ike simultaneously. That of. German broadcaster said yesterday doing a vital War Job by helping Ceve reports and Endeavor tolc0urse� represents the Ideal Mili District legion that several Crossings South under buildings. The Calvary men meal at Herrin Buestrin had been merged however secured dominating Hei single attack on a Broad front next sunday that rumours Are sweeping Berlin populace was indicated by a one German broadcast denying had Herrin ii March 13 or. Lloyd Bevard. 25th District i that soviet airborne troops japanese shipping in the China sea was severely hammered. Liberators dropped 89 tons of bombs on four North Borneo Aird Romes. Nurses s meeting in e. St. Louis saturday March 17 first game at k. C. Gets on three sides of Antipolo. To the North the sixth division repulsed several minor counterattacks and pressed farther into. The Hills Southeast of Montalban. I commander of the american leg-1 landed near the capital. A Animos shinning in Tho China Ion Arni Eugene Benson. 24th Dis russian Field dispatches made it Trio commander have called a Plain that the germans have As meeting of their respective dissembled great concentration of tricks. To be held at the Herrin fighting reserves West of the Oder. Legion Hall sunday March 18th. J minefields stretch for Miles up at i p. In. The meeting is called and Down the River on the Berlin for the purpose of discussing Reso Side. The big Highway and rail lotions to increase facilities for j Way Bridges Al Buestrin have been veterans in Southern Illinois. Wrecked. Bevard said he expected a Resolution to develop Al the meeting Sini t Ca aers win the 10th District Illinois nurses we Job would recommend to the a association has called a meeting. Legislature the building of rom Washburn in to be held March 19, 1945, at St. A rehabilitation Haven for world marys Hospital nurses Home j Yar u veterans in Southern Illin East. St. Louis. I Ali ols ois. He said the group would Dis j Kansas City March 13�? a luncheon will be served at 1 Broadview hotel at 12 noon. A business session will be held at this luncheon hour and it is hoped All members will be present. The regular business session of t he Anna stau it h Tallo a. The District will be held at St j com Odate mental disabled vet. A is darn a it a a Erans. Bevard said. 2 00 p. M., following which or.,. / ,.b. C. Gitcho of Madison. Illinois a Quot a le8<sators invited to at ple header. Will address the group and St. End the meeting win be a Resen tonight s schedule pairs Mary a choral club will sing Dur a or a a Texas sate of Canyon with Wichy ing the Buffet supper hour at 4 30 46,h 48th >0th and 51st districts. Ita it Kas University Eastern p. The Buffet supper will be Washington of Cheney is. Doane 75 cents. Reservations must be Cpl James Turner Mau graduate and registered wounded in action nurses Are urged to attend this in on iwo Jima Island a norvant meeting. National Congress to increase 0f sn2 to the red Cross w a it �?~i1 forces from the other horsepower offers All expense fund and Vas the first school in boy scouts of Carbondale will join with other scouts and Lead. Greatest Arsenal. Ers throughout the United states a first army officer said re a in an Effort to collect 150,000 tons. Distance in the Center of the of waste paper during March and Bridgehead salient was moderate. I april. Defense on the South was charac recognizing that waste paper Terizer As Light. Continues to be one of the nations the German communique said critical shortages the War pro the first army had captured Sev a auction Board through its chair Oral villages and Heights East of soon will drive for a Junction in Man a a Krug called upon the the Rhine. The heart of Germany and things i scouts of America to collect j a the most bitter fighting on go exceedingly Well for us. J wastebasket scraps Brown bags j the whole Western front is raging the state of preparedness in the tapping paper corrugated and for the Bridgehead a the Berlin cardboard boxes and Cartons mag radio asserted. A the Battle still Zines books and newspapers. $ developing and the americans the Campaign is sponsored by j have not yet established an opera general Dwight d. Eisenhower five base in depth. Field marshal because he knows personally of Walter von Model Rundstedt a of the great need for waste paper former subordinate in the North in the War Effort. And apparently his successor is a general Eisenhower boy scout still Busy bringing up reinforcers and Only then will Model attempt a concentric Honnef at the North end of the months. The medal suspended Bridgehead was said to have. From a red and White ribbon j changed hands several times in rile Buss Lane april re of tile City bears a likeness of general Eisen the last few Days and the first j?s5j5 Ungs womb cat to ,0r Nishio a to Quot thl5? ,"n.-bp dust class fort Howe. With the inscription War army was placed by the foe at an applicant May enrol at the school1 a itkh.5.uraljd�?T�uls-,.ai11 ,t0jl, i service 1945�?� and Quot boy scout-Gen-1unspecified position Northeast of of her Choice. Then the school Enrols her in the u. S. Cadet nurse corps. There Are 86 schools of workers today were urged by mrs. Pearce Roy Ramsey and Donald t. Schwuchow chairman to see All their prospects and to be present River defences East of berlins is a major Victory and one which goes j eral Eisenhower w Aste paper Cam on the reverse of the med-1 German artillery scored numer Al towards getting the red aim Al jnscripy0n, a awarded for1 ohs hits on the Ludendorff Bridge Les set for their All out offensive. A Trinier Arhip Pat remain sometimes in Man. U.n�?zm0hojy.pticipat-Ifor the a a Victory meeting on Fri the signs Are that they plan to or. S. Hai vey Colin j strike Westward not Only through a a a a Cam alg Vavich. April tanks and 7uns comprising four Jackson county Buestrin in the Center of their no tue ing in the program. This is an op-1 Dav noon &Quot.�?~vilatrri8 w0ment0 per i to chair mail tot , i revues i. In u and at the same time prepare or a announced a a Day that Jacob was Long or onto but a Quot Bolh Fanks sol career in the Post War year. Extraordinary patriotic achieve at Remagen sometimes Momen i ment in the boy scout Gen. Eisen a tartly halting the flood of men 1945. Ois. He said the group would Dis j cuss possible Sites for the Center. Other important resolutions will include redoubling the bed capacity at the Marion a Veteran s Hospital and one to provide cottages a with Eastern Kentucky state Central College and Southern Illinois Normal safely past the first round in the National intercollegiate basketball tournament another sextet All from the Western of Hall of Tho United states takes caused by do Ness fourth in the county and Oraville j As to engage the entire German fifth to go a Over the top in the strength at once. The muscovites j f i county on the current drive. The j May by pass Berlin and let it rot j Tjay j following letter was received from on the Bough. Captain Wade Baker from some on the rhenish front the Ameri where in Germany and dated feb. I can Canadian and British forces 125th. A it would be very hard to j on the Northern flank continued to. ,. I think of what is the Best work that give signs of being about ready to a v an received i the red Cross is doing for All of embark on further amphibious wore ves i Oak of the death of j it is marvelous. However. I think Crossings of the Rhine. Coincident leu grandson private John Wil uhe Pari that stands out most in with this the american first army Ham Snyder in a Hospital in Bel-1 pvt. John Snyder Dies from illness in Belgium Hospital divisions which the enemy said a genuine Shell ease that carried already had crossed the Span. The a 75mm. Shell or larger and that Bridge still stood and still was in been returned from a euro use. Assault boats plied the Rhine Pean Battlefield after use will be As if it were the Mississippi the awarded to each cub pack boy germans said Pontoon Bridges scout troop or senior scout unit had been thrown across. Which has collected waste paper with some armoured support equivalent to 1.000 pounds per boy the infantry moved North and member. Each will Bear to printed j South along the East Bank of the citation by general Eisenhower. Rhine. Those fighting in Honnef As the paper in these Shell Eon for the third Day threatened the a a Vuk n n 1 Niy Praise is the red Cross club has launched a Large scale attack4, 1 i h a death was mobiles which go up As far As out of its new Bridge head on the i Ces so v the floor tonight in a second tri West private Snyder has been in the service since september 1944 and went overseas As a member of an infantry division. He had in College cite neb. And Pepper Dine of neb. Regimental Headquarters and serve East Bank of the Rhine. There. D doughnuts and hot Coffee to the Are several reasons for this move. Do. 011111121 is i men w to Are Back from the front the immediate object is to Force Jne to be Filiti on Relief. The club mobiles Are j Back German artillery which has i t e a. 4 been driven by red Cross girls. To drive been plastering our Bridge head generals u. S. A of h Lith Uwi the u 4 me 8 two and one half ton truck is a j and the big Ludendorff railway to a uh8 is tile oldest son hard Job but it in addition t0 that. Bridge that leads to it. Then too Washington. Much 13 of or. Ann mrs. Earl f. Snyder when these girls reach the Point the Bridge head is being extended in nine lieutenant Genera tallies Bias been specially pro Lehr. Those in Hoenninger were Only 16 Miles from Coblenz. It. Gen. George s. Patton a third army narrowed the German hold on the West Bank of the Moselle River to a pocket six Miles Long and four deep and mopped up germans who failed to escape traps in the Eifels. A Angeles and Peru i b1�� Quot in ton. Ind and has one younger brother David 13. Mrs. It. William Holder wounded in action on iwo Jima Island Corporal James Turner son of favourites triumphed Over Simpson or. And mrs. Arza Turner. Anna College Indianola Iowa. 6442 in ill., former residents of Carbon the final game last night after Cen trial. Fayette mo., had downed eau Claire wits teachers 54-36, and and ready to storm the Middle Rhine traffic Center at any time the third army captured 4,508 continue on Page four Dale has been wounded in action i with the 5th Marine division on iwo Jima Island according to a i Southern Illinois of Carbondale had j or. And mrs. L Holder received Telegram received from the War put Washburn University Topeka off Iris i letter yesterday from u s department. Cpl. Turner reached out of the running by a 6449 marines Headquarters washing his 21st birthday March 4th. He i count. Ton d c. Advising that their son is a grand Nephew of or. And mrs. I Central won their Battle with 1st it. William Holder had been a t Turner of South Illinois ave. I eau Claire in the second half after wounded in the fight for iwo Jima 1 a 24-24 deadlock at the Intermix Woof Island. The communication read. As follows a a report has just been Topeka clerk Fred a stiff defense after the half and received that your son 1st it. We Knapp stuck to his Resolution today won going away. J Ham Thomas Holder u. S. C. To say nothing about the names Southern Illinois followed a1 r. Sustained a shrapnel wound of people Register for their dogs when most exactly the same pattern in the head in action against the they buy dog licenses. Ruining we Ashburn a Hopes of get enemy on 25 february 1945 at iwo in fact he just Shook his head j Ting to the quarterfinals. The generals were i Besie de Coblenz apparently ,. ,. A it u was yet under frontal assault but where they Are to serve they Trento get set for the major counter j nominated by i resident Roosevelt t patt0n s men were in its outskirts. I pm have to prepare the doughnuts and attack which nazi Field marshal today to be full generals in the Eastern Kentucky of Richmond let a. I 1 less a Macc hot Coffee. These girls do this von Rundstedt most certainly will s. Army regarded As one of the pre tourney \ arh a a s were. Residents Day in and Day out. They Are truly make if he is Able to do so. Fur they Are Carbondale for several years. A Fine the help to the More the broadening of the Joseph t. Mcnarney supreme ale is priceless. Every Man from j Bridge head paves the Way for the Deputy Allied commander. Medit the front lines to supreme head a time when the american forces j Erra Nean theater. I quarters has nothing but Praise for will push out into the open and i Omar n. Bradley. Commanding the red Cross As a whole. If i present a dangerous flanking general 12th army group Wes i done to say something about the i threat to the German line on the Tern front in Europe other things that the red Cross North. Carl Spaatz commanding Gen does one might think that their another and very important Eraf Shat Egic ail Iborti in work is Light. They operate a rest i reason or the first Anny attack is i Europe. Centers w Here the men can enjoy to try to draw German forces Down George c. Kenney commanding hot meals movies games Etc. They from the Northern flank. Should general far East air forces. Have workers at every Hospital j that succeed it will create a facile a Mark w. Clark commanding that go around talking to the Tate the projected amphibious of general 15th army group in Italy wounded boys giving them Cigar relations which will be Tough Walter Krueger. Commanding local selective service Board Calls seven men Sion. The unbeaten eagles put up selective service Board no. 2, Carbondale has issued Calls for the following named men called for induction Thomas Henry Nesbitt. Earl Lee Oliver. Henry Howard Ford. Weather pm trial Agnos Jima Volcano islands. The report further states that he was admitted to a Hospital a and turned away from the Regis-1 score was 27-27 at the half but Sam traction books for there it was a Milosevich and Leedio Cabutti Pooch named Sinatra. Continued on Page four called for pre induction physical \ things to keep the boys All smiles examinations Willie James Armstrong. Eueine Quincey Scott. Thomas Jefferson Nichols. Willie Dee Lilly. General 6th army Philippines. Brehon. Somerville command eries stationery and various other enough in any event. While none doubts that the Al then there Are officers clubs in Dies will get across the wide deep big general army service forces. A a liberated cities where officers May and fast running River we certain j Jacob l. Devers commanding relax Voth similar activities As the by can to expect to duplicate the general 6th army group. Euro 7 00 a a rest Center provides for enlisted i Luck we had in surprising the Ger Jean theater. 1 00 p. Men. These things Are Only a few mans at Remagen and establishing i Thomas t. Handy. Deputy chief 24-hour High continued on Page three continued on Page four of staff. U. S. Army. 24-hour lows fair and warmer this afternoon and tonight. Highest temperature today about. 65, lowest wednesday morning about 42. Wednesday partly Cloudy and mild with increasing winds. Temperature m35 m. -_____________60 60 ___________32

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