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MT. PLEASANT, IOWAThey’ll Do it Every TimeIowa Coal Mines Remain ClosedGaeta Falls Victim To Hitler’s
jFire and Sword PolicyAriny-Navy Tests
a/Given Here Tuesday
By-Paul Mal lon
WOW’. WHAT HONtTo. i e , THINK I'D MIND 'TR1£> \ HOSPITAL STUFF AT , AtU, AT ALL AT ALL'
-A FEA/ WEEKS AGOWHEM AESON& WIFE WAS IN THE HOSPITAL-ALL OF HER. NURSES WERE SO BEAUTIFUL HE HALF '
Wished he was in There himself. / '
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MacArthur’s Planes Blast 43 More Jap Ships
Airier 5. Africa <1NS> — Another Mediterranean po:t. c-ty fell \ i - tint to Hltle s fire and sword policy in Italy today when heavy explosions ar.d moke spelled the do< m of Gaeta, n ne mi es from where th^ United States fifth Army stands.
Evidently resigned to the appioach-ing fall of that mam Italian port beta ecn Naples and Rome, the Germans appeared to be cairying cut the same res ruct on undertaken in Naples before the Naz.s evacuated it. As from the heights in Sakino in the case Oi Naples, the Fifth At my ye terdav saw and heard the incessant explo ions in Geeta and their purpose was only too painfully clear. The Geimans intend to wreck every harbor and military facility before they evacuate that pert and this means thaf along with it rhe city itself will sufTer extensively.
For the moment the Fifth Army is still marking time on the south bank of the Garigiiano river The new German positions are located in the formidable mountain barr.er* 8 to 10 miles north of the river.With County Men And Women In The Service
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'Arson got his wsh £ocuer
THAN HE EXPECTED WHEN HIS CAR MISSED A CURVE LAST NIGHT AND -oA ^: v/ou ought /^ -to SEE ALL of /
HIS NUR&E&l y
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SURGICAL DRESSINGS CLASS MEETS TONIGHTNorthern Iowa In Grip of Blizzard
The make-up ciass of the evening surgical dressings group will be held at the rooms in ’.lie City Hall tonight at
O’Connor Ir^es All Scrap Now
Telephone and Telegraph Line In Minnesota C rippled
THIRTEEN MORI JAP SHIPS HIT
Washington, D. C. <INS> — Allied airmen today paved the way for another important victory over the Japanese by blasting 13 more enemy ships in the battle to decide the fate of the Solomons and the southwest Pacific,
In a communique from Australia General Douglas MacArthur ie;>omd 13 enemy warships and supply ships were lut by the Allied airmen as the Japanese rushed from their Tiuk naval base to the important enemy bastion at Rabaul.
There was no information on a naval battle in that area although one was anticipated momentarily due to the fact that the Japanese were rushing warships into the area.
British Mosquito Bombers Strike at Germany, France
London. Eng, <INSi—Spcery B: tifh Mosquito bombers ba'terti' targets in Germany and struck at airfields in Prance and min 1 em my wa e.s during the nigtu.
The Air Ministry announced that two bombers failed to return from the night's operations which came in the wake of a raid on London curing which many persons were killed whrn direct hits were scored on a crowded ciancf hall and a nearby restaurant.
MISS VADA PETERSON AND LT. CLEO JOHNSTON MARRIED AT AUSTIN, TX.
Russian Troops Smash 40 Miles West of Kiev
Mosccw, Russia. <INS>—Vk'tory-.n-spiredi Red Army motorized trocp^ raced beyond libera e i Kiev in a t1 in-pronged drive toward Roumania after splitting the sout hern front in t vo by capturing an important rail junction 40 miles southwest of the ruined U-kramian capital.Sixty-Five Marooned in Nebraska Blizzard
Lincoln. Neb, (INS>—Flftv men and women and fifteen children were still marooned at noon today in the Fort George filling station at the junction of Highways 50 and 34 north of Weeping Water. Nebraska, after soending Sunday night there.
Passengers in busses and private automobiles when the storm, with snow driven by high, chilling winds, struck furiously, were forced to find shelter. They packed the filling station almost to capacity.Stocks Drop Sharplv on War End Belief
New York, N. Y <INS! Renewed heavy selling in securities on the bel et the end of the European phase cf the war is near drcpoed values cn the New York Stock Exchange from $1 to $i a share today.
Mrs E>in& Ob rt mar. of M> Unit n. who spent some t me h re w a hei daughter, Ina Obnmm on N r i Adams street, has gone t Burl a" to v to spend the wint r w ar.cth?. daughter, Ml ' Fi ank Collins,