Creston News Advertiser in Creston, Iowa
3 Jun 1944

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3 Jun 1944

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Creston News Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Creston, Iowa Leased wire teletype service of the associated press g5th 58. Six pages Creston Iowa saturday june 3, 1944. Published evenings except sunday three cents Fate hands Bishop gets Bible u. S. Inaugurates shuttle bombing with russian bases planes hit Romania then continued to soviet soil Eastern command u. S. Strategic air Force somewhere in Russia june 3. To a Strong formations of american flying fortresses and Mustang fighters escorts have landed at secretly prepared american bases in Russia after bombing romanian targets accomplishing West East bombing of Hitler s fortress for the first time and establishing joint offensive operations with the red i air Force. I the historic operation completed yesterday was disclosed to be the fruition of a Long Range Ameri can russian British air plan through which the three Powers in intimate collaboration brought the most far Flung portions of the nazi Domain under precision bombing. All indications were that the shuttle bombing was launched from bases in Italy. The Mediterranean air command announced without details that its planes had participated but a detailed Story of the attack written by associated press correspondent Joseph Morton at Bari Italy was held up by the censors. As a part of the consecration ceremony at Trinity lathe a special communique issued Drill in Davenport wednesday morning the it. Rev. Elwood l y the supreme Allied command in Lindsay Haines kneeling new episcopal Bishop of Iowa was the Mediterranean Satur a morn i ii mgr several hours after full a presented formally with the Bible by the most Rev. Henry st.,,s to j cume from Russia said George Tucker Bishop of Virginia presiding Bishop of the has a Force of a lied strategic episcopal Church in the United states. The it. Rev. William bombers and fighters attacked l. Essex Bishop of Quincy 111., stands at the left of Bishop enemy targets in Romania yester Tucker while the it. Rev. Wallace e. Conkling Bishop of Chi Day and proceeded to russian Cago stands behind Bishop Haines. Presentation of the Bible came immediately after the a imposition of hands on the new r continued Quot As is customary no further details can be Given on Mcfee Canary does bit toward higher production mrs. Roy Mcfee of 908 East Howard Street believes that one of her Canary Birds a Vetal has established something of a record by laying eight eggs upon which she is now sitting. Other Canary owners in Crest on agree that Veta has achieved quite a feat. Five eggs is considered quite a Good nest they say six is unusual and a cause for rejoicing eight exceeds any nesting of which they have previously known. A a she a a Good Little worker All right a says mrs. Mcfee. Quot last Yei a she presented me with a Tota of 20 baby Birds during the course of the year and she has already Given me 11 Little ones this year five at one time and six at the eight eggs in Veta s present nest Are due to Hatch about the Middle of the month. Prelate. Allies gain in Burma and India yanks poise for new Biak thrust by associated press Allied forces in the Asiatic theater of War Are slashing hard at japanese forces registering gains in Burma and India while american troops on Biak Island in the Southwest Pacific were getting poised for new thrusts at the enemy. Americans and chinese attacking from three sides Are making Gams within and outside the North Burma japanese base of my Itkina. Driving irom the Northwest one column gained nearly a mile in face of stiff opposition while in the Southern part of the town itself Al lied troops inched Forward 400 Yards. In a drive to make Contact with 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 chinese troops driving from the Salween River area of Yunnan smashed strongly defended japanese positions North of the Burma Road. In their Hunan offensive the japanese have captured two Strong Points East of Changten and North of Changsha. This place the enemy 22 Miles East of Changten scene of last years Rice bowl Battle. American troops on Biak Island in the Schouten islands of dutch new Guinea were reinforced today As fighting lulled into patrol clashes. Strong enemy resistance temporarily stalled yank advancement toward the three strategic Aird Romes. American troops made a Surprise Landing seven Miles to the Southeast of the Empress Augusta Bay beachhead on Bougainville in the Solomons thus pinching the japanese from both sides. Meanwhile along the coast of British new Guinea australian Jungle troops were closing in on the nip ponese trapped in the we Wak Hansa Bay area. Aussie forces have reached a Point 40 Miles Southeast of Hansa Bay without meeting any opposition. Fifth air Force planes have bombed and strafed the thousands of japanese reported in that area daily. Paratrooper jumped but did t come Down for half hour Washington june 3. To a the Young paratrooper from fort Henning leaped from his plane Yelling Quot Geronimo like All Good paratroopers but he did t go Down. He went up. He watched his buddies swing in diminishing pendulums toward the ground gazed anxiously As his air plane faded into the distance As he personally floated higher and higher. Quot with no More control Over his movements than a Wisp of relates the official service this operation except by the air commander in Russia. Complete details will be made available when publication will in no Way jeopardize the Success of combat operations the dramatic arrival of american i bombers and fighters on russian soil presumably from Italy evoked this first communique from Scussa Eastern command u. S strategic air Force Quot a Large Force of strategic bombers and fighters today attacked romanian targets selected by our. Russian ally and then continued to russian bases. A enemy opposition was slight. One bomber was lost and one fight-1 or is still outstanding. A the red air Force cooperated by allies now hold most Alban Hills As defences crack Rabico Northwest of Val Montone is in 5th army hands by associated press fifth army troops have captured Rabico on the via Wasilina 1-4 Miles Northwest of Valmon Tonc. Other fifth army forces seized la Suvio Southwest of Velletri. Allied forces have a broken through enemy positions South of Rome in Many places a and now hold most of the Alban Hills dominating the approaches to Rome Headquarters announced tonight. At the same time the eighth army stabbing through the Sacco Valley to the Southeast captured a Agni seven Miles Northwest of be Sentmo and a mile and a half above the via Catilina Allied forces of the photo two main armies Are driving to Ward a Junction on the famed Highway. Defences not broken today a Allied communique disclosed the germans were resisting bitterly in the Alban Hills defense yanks plunge on Rome Rome pales Nonoi comp inf. Val Montony lenses Are in considerable depth and firm resistance is being u. S. Troops have captured Monte Castellucio a Bare 14 Miles from Rome. Magazine air Force the Para a lacking a my Aird Romes on the trooper was tossed about on the of it he a red strategic Force Point of a Thermal wave. A and providing area fighter support a he spent half an hour watching i me it a a a a a. The buds a pm St his outfit fighting a fierce mock radio went off the air. A possibility Battle on the ground. In tune the j it a Tbs Cona ote a a a Thermal wave released the Young i Man and he came Down to join his j battalion As a fresh strike total is Down toll tie operation might be under Way. There was no confirmation today. The american fliers were greeted by beaming russian and american ground Crews As Well As an official welcoming group which included u. S. Ambassador Vav. Aver Ell Harriman and maj. Gen. John r. Weave head of the american military Mission to Russia. Labor disputes which earlier this week had kept some 50,000 workers away from their jobs troubled 11 industries today but Only an estimated 11,000 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 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 stoppages 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 for More than 2,000 other workers. A two Day walkout at the Bethlehem steel company a Plant at Lackawanna n. Y., ended today with the return of 140 workers to their jobs. Few civil War vets going to fort Dodge fort Dodge june 3 to a the Seventieth annual Encampment of the grand army of the Republic will open Here tomorrow with Only a few Iowa civil War veterans attending. There Are 17 living veterans of the 1861-65 War in the state and not All of them will be Able to attend. Local committee studies wac rules new orders have some effect Here the Creston labor management committee of the War manpower commission met last night to discuss the new manpower regulations announced by Paul v. Mcnutt wac chairman which Are to be placed in effect in the Creston area by ally 1. The local committee is composed of Charles e. Fiers and Harry w Ames representing management and h. H. Hartley and Richard w Scullen labor representatives Fred r. Fisher area wac director serves As non voting chairman. This committee acts As an Appeal Board for actions taken or refusal advanced within a mile of Salatri to act by the local u. S. Employ five Miles North of Frosinoni ment service office. Appeals can the via Casalina now has been be made by either the worker in-1 Cut both East and West of Valmon solved or by the employer. The tone committee will also assist in setting up a priority system for the referral of available labor to essential jobs in which they Are most needed. The new orders calling for the controlled hiring of All male workers through the employment service will be placed in effect in the Creston area before july 1. Fisher estimates that approximately 50 men and 25 women Are needed in local essential industries during june and an additional 100 women will be needed during july. Most of these workers Are needed in food processing Utility services and transportation. These regulations do not apply to the hiring of labor for agricultural work but will affect the hiring of agricultural workers for non agricultural employment. Fisher announced today that Ralph a. A a dude Manatrey who has been employed As a clerk by the Shields Sale company will begin work monday As an interviewer for the employment office. He will work in Union Adair and Adams counties for recruitment of labor interpretations and checking of compliance with wac regulations and handle any unemployment compensation claims that May come up. Jobless Benefit claims Are almost non existent in the Creston area Fisher said. In the six counties served by the office there was Only one application last month the applicant being a Coal Miner who has since been placed in other work. U. S. Soldiers Clearing Velletri and Val Montone have Cut off the App Ian Way and the Catilina Way main route for nazis falling Back from the main front to the Tele rites sunday at Prescott for t. D. Gaddis funeral services for t. D. Gad line below Rome. Quot although the djs 61_year_old resident of pres towns of Velletri and Val Montone t and Bro her of mrs h s. Stahl have now been taken by troops of of Creston wih by held at 2 p. M. The fifth army after heavy fighting. Sunday at the Prescott Christian the enemy a defense positions in Church the rpm a e Lister o this sector have not yet been Brok Creston win conduct the services end the communique said. The j in whith members o both the penetration into the enemy s Posi american up Gifu and the masonic Tion North of Velletri has. However win a participate. Been enlarged. The enemy s de pm. Caddis Wols foun dead in his hotel room at Missouri Valley on thursday morning. His death was attributed to a heart attack. A former Prescott business Man or. Gaddis was forced to retire a few years ago because of ill health. The eighth army in the South has later however he partially regained his health and accepted a position As weight inspector with the state Highway department. Shenandoah votes on Airport Bonds Shenandoah june 3. To a Shenandoah residents monday will vote on a maximum Levy of let Mills to establish an Airport Here. Miles to speak Shenandoah. June 3. To a major Frank Miles Public relations officer for Iowa selective service is scheduled to speak at a Flag Day program at Mustang Field Here june 18. Sgt. Kenneth Haley formerly of it. Ayr killed in action As the allies pressed their drive to trap and destroy German Mili-1 tary forces in Italy the Aerial of a pensive against hitlers Europe assumed grander proportions than j ground operations. The assaults i from the Skyway against the continent developed into a three Way stranglehold from Britain the Mediterranean and Russia. Shuttle bombing the dramatic arrival of u. S. Imol boyhood in it Ayr and bombers and fighters at secretly-1 Enfa 10 farming for a Cal it ears prepared u. S. Bases in Russia yes a before volunteering Foi Swee Lin Ter Day disclosed that the first West-1 Mei Matt y blowing to Attai up East shuttle bombing bringing far i on Learl Harbor. He had Jeon of Flung portions of the nazi Domain ers fas fur almost two years an sgt. Kenneth Haley son of or. And mrs. Charles Haley of Keller ton and brother of mrs. Clifford Ila inline of Afton. Is reported killed in action Over Italy on May 14. The 25-year-old sergeant spent showers forecast for tomorrow some Fields would Benefit from rain Cloudy skies and a prediction for thundershowers tomorrow were not altogether unwelcome to Many Farmers of this area who now have Field work fairly Well caught up and could do with a spot of rain. A two weeks ago i thought id never want a drop of rain again As Long As i live but today this wind s showers kicking up quite a dust around my Man forces in that country. A of Fol Berlin declares i eternal City free 01 nazi military responsibility is placed on enemy by Allied stalemate by associated press the u. S. And British governments put on the nazis today the responsibility of sparing Rome. The command in Naples announced the allies a will Only take military action against Rome in so far As the germans use the City railways and roads for their military the announcement followed Pope Pius declaration yesterday that a whoever dared raise a hand Quot against the eternal City Quot would be guilty of must eject nazis a if the germans choose to defend Rome the allies will be obligated to take appropriate military measures to eject them a the u. announcement said. Quot 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 a Berlin broadcast today quoted a foreign office spokesman As saying that Rome is fret from German armed forces. The broadcast said be statement was made in connection with the Popes plea not to destroy Rome and quoted the spokesman As saying a on the German said everything has been done for months to preserve Rome from such a Fate. Rome today can be regarded As a City free from armed text of statement j the text of the Allied statement a Allied military authorities con a fronted by the ruthless enemy in Italy Are interested solely in the destruction and elimination of Ger place and i have to admit id be glad to see a Good Shower a said one Farmer East of Creston whose Corn would now Benefit from a Little moisture. In Creston there was considerable flying dust today As the South wind blew throughout the Early part of the Day at velocities from a they have taken and will continue to take every possible precaution during the course of their Campaign to spare innocent civilians and cultural and religious monuments of permanent value to civilization. A in particular they Are deeply conscious of the unique position 20 to 30 Miles an hour. Citizens j occupied by Rome As one of the found the slight disturbance from chief historical religious and Cul dust More than compensated for by Tural centers of the world and of the reviving coolness of the Breeze. The fact that Rome is the seat of however. J his holiness the Pope and con not until 6 p. M. Did yesterdays j gains the Neutral state of the Vati temperatures reach their Peak of can City. Under precision bombing had been had served As chief radioman on a accomplished. The operation car-1 bomber in the african. Sicilian and ried out by a Large Force of Stra Laban campaigns. Telic bombers and fighters from i. A Short time before he was killed Italy against romanian targets se-1in action he had written Iowa Rel leered by Russia established joint aves to iat he had completed 50 offensive operations with the red mss on and was expecting to it air Force. The planes were Servic i avowed to return Home on furloughed at the russian bases for another attack on Axis targets in route Back to their starting bases. On the Eastern front nazi troops have succeeded in carving two wedges in russian lines Northwest of the romanian City of Iasi after four Days of Battle but at a heavy Cost in manpower and equipment Moscow announced today. One was achieved tuesday the within a few weeks. Jaycee picnic will be Farewell for president Weibel a picnic at Mckinley Park wednesday evening for members of the Creston Junior chamber of Commerce and their ladies will be a Farewell party for president Michael Weibel who expects to first Day of the action that broke leave shortly for service in the and the second yesterday. The russians described both As Weibel said today to is turning the duties of his office Over to John Ford first vice president. With Strong fighter escort. 250 who will carry on until july 1, Allied planes from Britain again when the recently elected new of attacked hitlers Western Wall to filers Are installed. 92 degrees. After that hour the thermometer dropped gradually to a Low of 70 degrees at 6 a. M. By 2 of clock this afternoon the Mercury had risen again to 86 but with a it is therefore the firm intention of Allied governments and of Allied military authorities to continue to take every precaution in their Power consistent with Essen the suns rays veiled and the South tial military requirements to Safe Breeze blowing continuously the temperature seemed pleasant. Quits draft Board Council Bluffs to �?1thom-As l. Mcgarry real estate and insurance Man resigned Friday from the Council Bluffs selective service Board giving pressure of business As his reason. Board Secretary Harry Voss said gov. B. B. Hickenlooper would name a successor. Frosty Miller and Alex Stennett a fined for fighting Alex Stennett and Forrest a a frosty Miller both of Creston were arrested last night for fighting at Hodson a Beer parlor on Union Street. The arrest was made Between 10 and 11 of clock by officers Cruzen and Mcmath. Stennett admitted his guilt at the time of his arrest and was held overnight in the City jail. Miller denied that he had been fighting and was released on $25 appearance Bond. Appearing in mayors court this morning however Miller As Well As Stennett entered a plea of guilty. Each paid costs and a Fine of $20 for fighting and Stennett paid an additional $5 Fine on an intoxication charge. Miller had not been drinking at the time the fight occurred police officers said. Day carrying the current Aerial offensive into its sixteenth Day. More than 500 Raf bombers attacked a a Ost Wall defences and rail facilities last night. American heavy bombers struck coastal fortifications in the Pas de Calais and Cologne areas this morning. A similar Armada resum or the attack this afternoon. The picnic will be at the Park s shelter House unless bad weather necessitates removal to the Library club room. First portraits Are submitted for service men s window the first half dozen photographs of service men for the Junior chamber of Commerce a display in the Iowa Southern utilities company window have been left at the i. S. U. Office but the exhibit will not be set up until a considerably larger number of portraits Are available the committee announced today. First picture received was that Rex Russell of Creston serving in the Navy. The display will remain in the window indefinitely but individual pictures May be claimed at any time. Mounted pictures 5x7 inches or smaller Are preferred although larger sizes will be accepted. Name rank and location is required for each. Guard the population of Rome and its historical and religious Congress recess prospects brighter Washington june 3. To a prospects that Congress will recess in two weeks for the conventions brightened today As the House banking committee unanimously approved a year s Extension of wartime Price control avoided another legislative Battle on the Issue of outlawing consumer food subsidies. The committee compromised the question by saying the present subsidies on meat butter and flour May continue but prohibited consumer Price Aid on any other food items. Rites sunday for mrs. Johannah Hall funeral services for mrs. Johannah Hall who died thursday at the Home of her daughter mrs. Arthur Woods will be conducted by msgr. Stoll at 2 p. M. Sunday at the immaculate Conception Church. Burial will be at Grace land. Until time of services the body will lie in state at the Deit Rick and Keating Chapel. Nebraska nominee May see Roosevelt Plattsmouth neb., june 3. To a George w. Olsen. Nebraska a democratic nominee for governor left today for a 10-Day vacation in the East during which he said he May a drop in and see president some Price changes in fresh vegetables Washington june 3. To a cucumbers will Cost the Public an average of about three cents less a Pound beginning june 10 and snap Beans about a cent less but cabbage will be up about one cent a Pound the office of Price adminis traion said today. The changes As compared with May prices Are effective immediately at country shipping Points. Brownrig rites were held today funeral services for William Brownrig were held this morning at the immaculate Conception Church. Burial was at Calvary w Ith James Kerrigan Nick Walsh. I. L. Lundy Mike Britten Matt Britten and j. E. Hunt As pallbearers. Legion commander Atherton visiting Southwest Pacific somewhere in Australia june 3. To a Warren k. Atherton of Stockton calif., american legion commander conferred today with Gen. Douglas Macarthur preparatory to visiting the Southwest Pacific War area. Atherton was accompanied by it. Col. Raymond j. Kelly of Washington d. C., former legion commander. They were met by Brig. Gen. Hanford Macnider of Mason City Iowa another former National commander. Atherton will leave shortly for new Guinea where general Macnider who was wounded in the Buna Campaign will conduct him on an inspection tour. The weather Iowa forecast partly Cloudy tonight and sunday scattered thundershowers North and extreme West portions tonight and entire state sunday cooler North and extreme West options tonight and North and West portions sunday fresh to Strong winds. Local observations Courtesy Isu temperature last 24 hours 4 p. A. 5 p. M. 6 p. A. 7 p. A. 8 p. A. 9 p. A. 10 p. M. 11 p. A. 12 Midnight. 1 a. A. 2 a. M. 3 a. M. Relative humidity % at 1 81 3 p. My a 75 90 4 a. M. 72 91 5 a. M. 72 92 6 a. M. 70 90 7 a. M. 71 86 8 a. M. 74 82 9 a. M. 78 80 10 a. M. 80 80 11 a. M. 81 78 12 noon. 84 76 1 p. M. 85 76 2 p. M. 86 74

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