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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1943, Mason City, Iowa D 6 P A ffu tHT OF STORY AND ARCHIVES OES HOINES i NORTH IOWAS DAILt PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL Associated press and Unilcd Press Kull Leased Wires Five Ccnu a Copy Russians Dash to Within 35 Miles of Old Polish Border POUR THROUGH HOLE IN LINES WEST OF KIEV MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 15 1943 Gain of 42 Miles Since Saturday Made by Plunging Columns Moscow A Musses of reel j army infantry cavalry tanks and selfpropelled guns pouring into the hole west of Kiev to Baran ovka have readied a point only 3n miles from the prewar borders of Russia and Poland A 42 mile advance took the plunging soviet columns into Uar anovka since the capture of the rail junction of Zhitomir on Satur day Thirtyeight miles to the north west of Biirarovka is the of Goiodnista just inside the old Russian border miles directly west of Baranovka i Osiro frontier ALLIED PLANES RIP JAP BASES ON NEW GUINEA Growing Enemy Air Strength in That Area Is Revealed However By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SFORZA CHEERED IN in the midst pi t group of Neapolitans Count Carlo who recent ly returned to Italy from the U S after a long exile drives home a point in his plans for the future of his native land It is reported that he may replace Badojflio as premier overcoming repeated German couuntcratlacks On 1 sector the communique reported that Russian troops broke through enemy resistance and captured a populated place The Germans then aunttied 4 fierce counteral tacks in swift succession but were just inside the old Polish thrown back after 500 of them were wined out The old line of demarcation slanting to the northeast from Ostrog comes within 35 miles of tiic present red army lines General N i k o I ai Lightning Valutins first Ukrainian army which had rushed into the 130 milclong salient west of Kiev in a mighty breakthrough ot Ger man defenses had lot miles to go Closelocked fighting which has marked all the combat in the Crimea continued in the Kerch peninsula Northeast of Kerch the Germans launched 11 counter attacks with infantry tanks and selfpropelled guns but all were repulsed The communique said the Russians captured 2 strongly fortified points near Kerch killing however before reaching the abb Germans nearest point of the GermanRus j the sector above the sian demarcation hue through Polred alray maintained constant land that existed in 1941 when pressure south of thc Germans began their invasion ing the Germans back toward the or Kussia I Pripct marshes and broadening The red army was surging close their bridgehead west ol the toi Korosten a rail junction north Dnieper About 1500 Germans were killed The Germans who have yet admitted the loss of Zhitomir claimed in their communique Sunday that violent fighting in Zhitomir and north of the city is Badoglio to Resign When Rome Falls De Marigny Asked to Leave Bahamas Is ReWed to Wife Nassau Bahamas Shortly after it was learned that he ha been invited to leave the Bahamas Alfred cie Marigny Monday that he and his wife Hie former Nancy Qakcs would remarried Monday afternoon I The twicedivorced de Marigny said he had obtained permission Cor the ceremony from the Culti olie archbistioji in charge of this j i diocese De Ahirigny was acquitted last week of thc murder ol his wifes millionaire father Sir Harry Ookes The jury voted n unanimous recommendation thai hc be de ported from the Bahamas The governorincouncil at special meeting Saturday decided to invite cie Marigny and his close friend Marquis Georges de dclou to leave thc colony De Marigny explained that he ancl Nancy will be wed again be cause we were not married in a church before He is a member Usually heavy allied bombing ot His wife is of Japanese air bases on New Guinea brought to light growing enemy nir strength in that area while allied ground forces scored now successes in the Pacific war zones in China Burma ancl on Bougainville island i On thc sea American subnia1 rines sank 7 more Iauaiicsc i and damaged 2 others This thc j Heavy U S Air Blows Fall on Railway Lines in Sofia of Zhitomir that would Rive con Irol of a SOmiic section of the LeningradOdessa line A Berlin broadcast said Mon day that a big battle was raging in the Dniepeibend after the Rus sians hurling nearly 500000 men ihiC Germandefenses had broken through Between Zapbr ozhe and the area north ancl northwest of Krivoi Hog The Paris radio in a broadcast recorded by Reuters also said that the Russians had attempted new crossings of the Dnieper on both sides of Cherkasy about 70 miles northwest of Krcmenchug A Russian ciwinnminuc an nounced that SO towns were swept up in the contimiinjr drive toward the old Polish border than id miles away While troops on the right flank of Gen Nikolai Valutiiis Is Ukrainian front pushed abend af ter capturing Chepovichi 15 miles southeast of Korosten central units drove directly west past re taken Zlvomir This force Sun day took Eanmovka 30 miles west of Zhitomir exceeding the pace of more than 10 miles a day which has been made between Kiev and Zhitomir Vatutins striking force is com posed of tanks cavalry and motor ized infantry capable of pressing closely on the heels of the retreat ing Germans The soviet commun itiue said the swiftly moving Rus sian troops had liberated 5000 civilians whom the Germans were driving to slave labor in Germany On the left flank Vatutins nicii were reported to he nicntinir am in Bricker Will Not Seek 4th Term as Governor of Ohio Columbus Ohio John W Bricker will not seek a 4th term c s governor oE Ohio but instead now less Iw Bcek thc republican presi dential nomination In a forma announcement the governor said I shall be a candidate for president of thc United Slates in thc Ohio primaries and before the republican national convention His only ueloroneej to delegates in any state was that he would seek to win support of the Ohio delegation The governor said last week that his action in other states would be determined by events as they come to His withdrawal from the guber natorial picture threw open the field to 4 potential candidate who according to all reports refused to withdraw during a dinner with Bricker Sunday night and thus I clear thc way for 1 of thc quar Italiun Headquarters In Italy M a r s h a I Pietro Badoglios pledge to resign as h e a d of the Italian govern m cut w h c n Rome falls quickly fol lowed Monday by stroii indi cations that King Viltorio Emanucles ab dication is only a m a t t e i time D r Leopoldo Piceardi v h o quit as minis ter ot labor ancl BADOGIIO commerce o n the heels of Badoglios statement Sunday reflected the general at titude that the end is near for thc monarch when he told friends he could not afford to be associated proposed nical cabinet ancl by inference with the king By his stntemout that he would quit when the allies reach Rome Badoglio reversed previous dec larations he would stny in office until the Germans are driven from the country Badoglios decision was n direct result of liis refusal to take part in any government which unseals thc aged king In a statement issued Sunday nighl he confirmed reports that Count Carlo Sforza profascist foreign minister Benedetto Crocc noted Italian philosopher am oth er political leaders hud declined to join a government under a king they considered tainted by fascism Badoglio now has abandonee ef forts to form a representative gov ernment Hc announced Saturday hc would set up what was desig nated as it technical mere government framework in which minor functionaries would carry on the necessary work until the capital is freed Thc premier said that Count SfoiTa and others had asked not only that the king abdicate but that Crown Prince Umbci to ic j rounce the succession and thai thc lalicrs son thc fi year old Prince cratin of should become kins un scvcnl navy department said in a week end announcement brought their toll in the Pacific to 34G sunk 6 possibly sunk anil 114 others dam aged The Tokyo radio fought the nir battles of Bougainville island claiming 2 more allied cruisers sunk and li warships damaged No American ships had been sunk when American naval spokesmen tired of denying the daily Tokyo propagandists claims of decisive naval victories Axis broadcasts this time added that allied reserves were so great a further large formation of their was possible Actually Japanese planes did cause tonie damage in intermit tent nighttime attacks on allied Protestant In an interview he said hc hoped that those in ihe United States would understand his trou bles We are between the devil and the deep blue sea he said add ing that we would have 1 breath ing spell and make plans if we could KO to Ihe United States U S Consul John McAndrews said hc would refer Ihe request to ihe state department at Wash ington should dc Marigny atid k Visdclou seek admission K the United States It is reported de Marigny and dc Visdelou will go to ico to make their home if arrange ments can be made De Mavigny declared that all this is inhuman to a poor girl who has been through so much I hope he declared thai the people of the United Slates who always are so understanding of people in trouble will understand this situation DC Marisny declared he had of fered my military services here in Canada and to the lc Gaulle BLAST airplanes lashed Sofia capital of Bulgaria shown on the above map i vjn tiLnuii movement but I tvas rejected be 01 shipping in the New Georgia area cause of my stomach trouble I This was countered by allied ati J am sorry this not better tucks on Japanese shipping off J understood hc declared New Ireland ant New Guinea and thc 2nd raid within a week of the Japanese naval base at Socrabaja where American planes dropped 82 tons of bombs on a mile flight Bigjcst air raid in Hit Pacific and the heaviest yet in the Guinea theater brought 223 tons ofAbombs do w n f on f Alexishafen DRIVE TOWARD WESTERN BORDERS vital German rail link between Odessa and Lenin grad Sj mics west of Kiev the Russians drove closer to henwestern borders and were within sinking distance of prowar Poland Shaded area is Germanheld Broken line mdicales Ironl of Sept 15 dcr a regency Bacloglio siid he was forced to refuse these conditions Weather Report FORECAST j Iowa Cold wave Monday night I continued cold Tuesday slowly j j rising temperature Tuesday nighl and Wednesday f u i r i Tuesday and Wednesday Mason city Cold wave Monclav aflernoon and Tuesday Tem peratures Tnesdav morning Mason City Tuesday parliy cloudy and continued S 1 o w 1 y rising temperatures Tuesday nightand Wednesday Minnesota Fair and cold Monday nighl much colder fouth por tion Fair iucl continued cold Tuesday Lowest temperatures Monday night to 10 be low north and zero to 5 above south portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather statistics Maximum Sunday 25 Minimum Sunday night 27 At B a m Monday 27 At 10 a m Monday 25 At 1 p m Monday 26 YEAR AGO Maximum 54 Minimum 41 Thc figures for Sundav Maximum Saturday 27 Minimum Saimday nijhl III At 8 a m Sunday 22 YEAR AGO Maximum 411 Minimum and Madanjr where thc Japanese have reinforced their air strength to strafe Austrian troops advanc ing un thc Markham and Kamu valleys American fighters and bombers flew through heavy antiaircraft fire to leave fuel and supply chimps in flames They encoun tered no interception Other Japanese strong points were raided on Bougainville and New Britain while the Japanese made their U4lh raid of thc war on Darwin Australia and 2 small raids on thc Ellicc islands Dam aye from enemy raids was slight In latest ground action reported from Bougainville American ma rines and army troops extended their bridgehead iti all directions from Cape Torokina The Japa nese left 300 dead apparently bringing the toll to 700 In China where Brig Gen Pat rick J Hurley Sunday completed a 3 day visit to Chungking as President Roosevelts personal representative the high command reported successes in stemming thc advance of 60000 Japanese in a manypointed drive through thc central rice howl ieffion Stiff fighting was reported in the mountains south of Ichang northern Burma troops op frotu China recaptured townships while Amcri Chinese advancing from India were reported to have won every encounter with the Japanese inflictinc many casual tics American pilots supported all these action He said he had several scholas tic degrees in agriculture and had offered lo put bis knowledge to work in the Bahamas but my letter WLIS not acknowledged His trial was expensive hc raid and now I must do something Nassau censorship prevented transmission ol the information untilMonday r The froveriioriucoiincil is an executive group composed of thc governor of the Bahamas HOW the Duke of Windsor colonial of ficials and the governors advis ers The duke himself is in thc United Slates and did not lake part in the session It was learned that Mexico will be a haven for thc 2 men if ar rangements can be made They plan to leave within thc next 2 weeks DC Visdelou was shocked by his inclusion in the order Nancy Oakes DC Marigny Ihe acquitted mans wife was de pressed by the development She said she hoped to go to NovYork for a surgical opera tion if arrangements can be made for DC Marigny to accompany her John nicAndrcws Unilcd Slates consul said that hc will refer thc matter to thc state department at Washington if DC Marteny and DC Visdclou apply for permission to go to the United Stales Nancys fortune is in sterling and she would run into currency control and exchange difficulties except in England and in other small colonies such as Bermuda She inherited the estate from her father Sir Harry whose bludgeoned and burned body svas found last July P in a bedroom of iiis big seiiside villa Ijournc DC Marigny was arrested July 5 and charged with murder Hc was acquitted last Thursday nighl aflcr a 22day trial Al though the jury voted SI to 3 to free him it also voted unani mously a recommendation for his deportation DC Marigny and De Visdelou are natives ol the British Indian Ocean Island of Mauritius CLAIMS KASTER IS NOT KILLER Defense Attorney Startles Courtroom Wavrrly ItVi Defense Counsel J P Murphy tossed a bombshell in Bremer county district court Monday morning when hc de clared durina his opening state ment to the jury ihtt he intends to prove that Stanley M Ras ter the dcTendciit here is 1101 thc killer of Glenn Winehell A siiirtlcd courtroom heard Murphys statement aflcr County Attorney William H Hahlc had declared that lhc defendant Ras ter had offered an oval slatei banished from the church Satur mcut admit1113 tiie shotgun slay day in action without precedent in ing of winchcll and even going so far as to give his reasons for so doing Kastcr 35 year old Jancsvillc exconvict reportedly confessed to Hahlc ancl Iowa bureau of investi gation agents after his capture Oct 4 near Ventura lhat hc had British Improve Positions in North Sector of Leros Cairo troops improved their positions in central and northern sectors of the Dodecanese island of LOTOS Sunday inflicting substantial casualties on the Germans and capturing a number of prisoners a middle cast MovnUiy iquc announced The fienc righting for the island important in the strategy of the Aegean because of its sub marine was accompanied by continued aerial blows in which longrange fighter sweeps and bomber assaults were carried out over the German positions Explosions and fires were started at Gurnn Buy AHiicla Bay and Capo Pnntali and a Hcinkcl 111 was destroyed Jiombers also attacked German siiippTng Suda Crete while fighters patrolled Herakle ion airfield on the same island and attacked many military tar gets in an effort to blanket the German offensive Fourciigined bomber forma tions raided Maritazy airfield on Rhodes on a similar mission Sun day night Nine allied planes were lost in the aerial phases of Ihe operations The battle for Leros was still inconclusive however and of ficial reports Sunday said the Germans had established numer ical superiority and had strad dled the island at its narrowest point virtually dividing the Brit ish and Italian defending forces in the north and south although the allies still held Leros The 8 mile long island is only about a mile ncvoss at its waist The Germans bad gained their position by both sea and air borne units supported by clivc bombcrs Bandit Startled as Man Sings Lay That Pistol Down Ios Ansclcs comb service station has figured out whit the good for When n bandit poiiuecl a Run him Ilolcomb snug out Lay that pistol The startled gunman fled COLD WAVE IS PREDICTED Hits North Minnesota Is Moving Southward Chicago cold wave the 1st of the new winter season which will bring temperature ranging from 10 degrees belov zero in northern Minnesota to 1 above in southern Illinois wa forecast Monday by E S Hanlon district forecaster of the U S weather bureau The cold wave Hanlon said has already struck northern Minne sota ancl will move southward to southern Illinois by Tuesday Hc forecast temperatures in below in northern Minnesota zero to 5 above in southern Wisconsin northweit Illinois and southern Iowa and IS above in southern Illinois Occasional light MIOW nnrl slroiiK northerly winds were also forecast Hanloii ssud Forecast 2 Above Zero in Mason City DCS Monies coldest weather of the season was fore cast for Iowa Monday night with temperatures in the north cen tral section of the state expected to drop close to the mark The weather bureau said the lowest temperature probably would be 2 degrees above xero at Mason City 5 at Fort and i nt Waterloo FORMATIONS OF PLANES HIT BULGARIANS Official Reports Show Bombing of Targets Extremely Accurate liy XOKGAAKD Allied Headquarters Algiers B25 Mitchell me dium bombersranged in force over Sofia Sunday making the 1st air attach on the Bulgarian capital from this theater in u blow desig nated to dislocate traffic over the whole Balkan rail system while agromid in Italy tde battle lines remained virtually unchanged Other bombers swept into France for their 3rd crack at the important Antheor railway via duct near Cannes the night before and light bombers shot up the harbor of Civitavecchia on the west coast of Italy Escorted by lightnings the Mitchells dipped over Sofias railway yards in 2 big formations dropping tons of explosives on the tarpct Nine mil of approximate ly 21 German intercepting fiKht ers were shot down in a tierce liatllc Official reports described the bombing as extremely accurate ivilh explosives smashing down Nazis Threaten Dire Reprisals for Sofia Raid London Germans in an obvious effort to imjircss Bul garians threatened dire reprisals iilion Britain Monday for what was tailed a naked and undis guised terror raid on Sofia Sun day inirlitch many iursonswcrr reported killed The Berlin radiodeclared neither British nor Americans can claim they were retaliating against Bulgaria because the ISuIsurians have never done any thing which conld in any way jus tify such action against the Bul garian population Germany will retaliate for raids on civilians on her southeastern allies by air at tacks on the British Isles Bulgaria has declared uar on Britain am the United Slates hut not on Soviet Russia Her partici nation in tht war has been lim ited to affording bases for Ger many and In using her troops against Iiijjoslavia anil Greece squarely on locomotive repair shops car assembly shops n main line depot and ripping vip the tracks in the yards This successful opening of the Balkan offensive has 1 far reach ing consequence an orticial an nouncement said Through tliis immensely im portant rail center German sup plies are transputled to Greece and down into the islands of the Aegean and also Reports Theft of Beef Butter Silk Stockings to the western Thc cold 2nd to hit the Thp railway yards nk vif rall Hungary Kumnnisi and BulKurin congestion at Sofia would have the effect of diilocatitu traf fic over thu whole Balkan rail system in nil Die clay tlul niKht air op erations including fiKhtcr sweeps over the battle areas and attacks by on railway A I0 continue i manager i vilh risilK tcmpenitmes i j Tuesday night No snow was fore cast 1 Report Germany Is Beset With Inflation Excommunicated by Mormons Lyman 72 Maintains Silence Salt Lake City R Lyman 2 year old former Latter Day Saints Mormon church apostle rcinaincc silent Monday on the churchs action excommuni eating him for violation of thc Christian law of chastity Lyman whose family has been promi nently connected with thc Lattcr Day Saints church almost from Die lime of ifs organization was London is beset with inflation thc British minis try of economic warfare indicated Monday with thc amount of notes circulating in thc Reich skyrocket1 ins from B billion marks at the tarKcls camps and motor trans Omaha wutild have a understood if H B McWilliams j start of the war to about iO bil had sobbed when he reported this j lion now The inflation at thefl from his parked car tribuled to pyramiding auvwn One pound of butter 2 pounds i mcnt borrowm to finance the of bacon 2 pound of beef for war effort as well as recent ex roasting and 2 pairs ot womens tensive repair work resulting iroin silk stockings the allied air I recent years fired he fatal shotgun blast into thc head and face of Winehcll I Wiivcrly utilities guard because I culvert refused lo turn over to j him a revolver and holster he wore on duty the night of Sept lio Three tnte were l heard Monday morning K1LIKI IX ACCIDENT Dubuquc Clarence Tad Schrup 50 car dealer here for many years was killed Sunday in an automobile accident east of Dubuquc He was traveling alone but it is believed his cir struck a CAGNTY IS 5SEKLKCTEP llolljwouil lames has been reelected president cfl the Screen Actors Guild CONSOLING EACH 2 fellows have a lot in common Ami most of it has to do willi illtreatment in a country calcd Italy The photo was taken says Berlin when Mussolini left welcomed Marshal Uommcl com mander in chief in north Italy to his headquarters port Sunday in northern Italy and Yugoslavia the allies listed I platic as lost Concerning thc ground lighting across Jtaly the daily communi quesaid only that the 8ih nrmy had carded out successful patrol actions while on thc 5th front the enemy maintained a tirm dc rone Both sides iippcavcd to be con snlidatini jmsiiiuns and brinsina up i escrves for an impending ma jtr battle diirins a period of lull and sporadic rainfall The only major fighting on the j ftwiit Sunday was hc repulse by 1 American troops of il sharp Ger man counterattacks in the moun tain sectors near Misnano where regiment of the German 28th armored grenadier division was hurriedly recalled into thc line to make slabs protecting the danger spot in thc iiiizi winter defense line Each lime these motorized troops which had been rcstinK behind Ihe lines struck hard at thc American positions and each time they driven by a withering fire They left many dead and prisoners Thc raids on the Bulgarian capital iind French Riviera were coupled with other widespread aerial activity Wai hawks strafed a locomotive and 20 lank cars southeast ot Mctkovir in Jugoslavia uid the whole train ucnt up a ter rific explosion which destroyed ;