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Wednesday, April 18, 1945
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Marana Gave ARC War Fund Djive $2,120 M i l i t a r y Personnel Gave $1,206 Of Total Amount Marana Army airfield contributed $2,120 to the American Red Cross na'tional war fund and was thanked today by the Fima County campaign chairman. H. F. Corbett, for a "splendid expression of appreciation for Red Cross activities among servicemen throughout the world. Corbett said Marana "again has made an endorsement of the Red Cross 1 service to the armed forces that permits" no doubt as to the value of the organization's efforts.' (Pima county's quota goal of $152,000 already has been far exceeded with latest figures Indicating a county-wide contribution of more than $193,000, Corbett said.) Daniel McGillicuddy, acting Red Cross field director at Marana, said military personnel contributed $1,206 and civilian employes gave $896. The military total included $624 from officers and $oS2 from enlisted men and women. McGillicuddy said a committee, from the Marana Officers' Wives- club "did a grand job" as volunteer campaign workers at the airbase. The committee was headed by Mrs. Robert D. Hogan. Citing the work of the Rod Cross at Marana alone, McGillicuddy revealed that in the year ending Mar. 1, the field officeMiad; Arranged 493 loans to servicemen totaling $19,008, and made 12 grants totaling $1.093. flent at Red Cross .xpense 1,991 telegrams and 3,445 letters. Handled 1.487 separate personal cases, including new and reopened cases, and gave 2,922 services in connection with them. Discuss Plans For Butcher Apprentices Discussion of plans for a possible formation of a system of apprenticeship · for boys as meatcut- ters and butchers here was conducted yesterday at a meeting of the executive committee of the state retail grocers in Tucson. Tucson committee, members of the organization consist of Ed Mar- ·iues, chairman; L. F. Brunck, Glen Ginn, Ed Conclit, Joe Wee, George Burns and Mrs. Virginia Henderson; Charles Brady, president of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, No. 109, and R; E. McDaniels. John M. Douthit, representing the state grocers, told how the new system of apprenticeship operates at the meeting here yesterday. James L. Cooper Gets National Oats Post Promotion to vlce-presi lent and g eneral manager of the National atsjfco. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was. earned by James L: Cooper, former Tucsontan and son of the late Harry Cooper. Married and the father of two children, Cooper became associated with the oats company as-a clerk and went progressively forward. He attended Tucson high school, studied for a short time at the University of Arizona and received his bachelor's degree .at the University of Iowa in 1929, Marana Officer Changes Lt Col. Maurice C. Phillips, left, of Phoenix, has been appointed director of training at Marana Army airfield where he has been stationed since last Jan. 3 after three years of overseas duty including fighter plane action at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and over the Normandy beachhead on "D-Day" last June 6. Lt. Col. William H. Stuart, right, Fallon, Nev., transferred to Marana from Las Vegas, Nev., Army airfield, is acting director of adrmn- istration and services at the basic pilot school following a series of administrative re-assignments announced by Lt. Col. G. M. Bates, base commander. New Listings Of Casualties From Arizona Two Tucsonians R e p o r t e d As Killed In Action Two Tucsonians were listed as killed this week on a casualty list released by the o f f i c e of war information. Staff Sgt. Syclnor Pyles, son of Mrs. Claudia Pyles, 1S32 East First street, was listed among the dead in the Pacific region: Second Lt. Hervey W. Lowell USMCR, son of Arthur C. Lowell, died in Navy action. First Lt. Charles Sortomme, husband of 'Mrs, Jessie Sortomme, 1441' East Fifth street was reported missing in Army listings for the European region. Other Arizonlans. who died in Army action in the European theatre included; Second Lt. Sheldon Cooper, son .of George Cooper, 2409 Washington street, Phoenix; Tech. Sgt. George Glasson, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Glasson, Warren; and Pvt;'- Nelson Lewis, son of Mrs. Tsosie Begay, Kayenta. Losing his life in the Pacific region was Pvt. Pete Martinez, son of Mrs. Fidencia Martinez, Florence. Other Navy dead included Seaman 2C Ralph Milton Smith, USNR, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Milton Smith, sr Ajo. Lt. Horace Milton Hill, USN, husband of Mrs, Barbara Hill, McNeal, was wounded in Navy action, while Ensign I-Iarold Hardwick, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hardwlck, Alonza Park, Phoenix, was listed as missing by the Navy. Army wounded In the European region Included 26 Arizonians: Pfc. Marion Beard, husband of ,Mrs. Jo Beard, Rt. 1, Glendale; Pfc. Robert Belzner, son of Mrs. Clara Belzner, Ctarkdale; Pfc. Hardy Hayes, son of Mrs. Susie Hayes, 2919 North Pamona street, Phoenix; First Lt, 10.95 It's Spring again! And your fancy turns to styles of NEW beauty... slim easy lines ... a sudden note of interest in red baby calf sling sandal. Be in love this Spring in your Rice O'Neill Exclusives, Center rf Ttfcson Department Stores Inc. Join Jacome's Christmas Thrifty Club Save 2% Extra On All Your Purchases Hugh Holm, son of Dr. Hugh Helm, si 1 ., 721 N i n t h street, Dougkis; Pfc. Catarino Hernandez, son oi' Mrs. Pat Hernandez, .1 OLIO East Madison street, Phoenix; Pfc. Jose Hernandez, son of Mrs, Patriocinia Hernandez, 1930 East Madison street. Phoenix; Pfc. Jolo Jacovo, son of Mrs. Concepcion Estrada, Rt, 10, Phoenix; Pfc. Allen Larsen, husband of Mrs, Clara Larsen, Globe. Also: Pfc. Augustine Urquido, husband of Mrs. Maria Urquido, Nogales; Pfc. William Tructt, son of Mrs. Myrtle Dempsey, Safford; Staff Sgt. Eugene Utz, . h u s b a n d of Mrs. Catherine UU, Eloy;-Pvt. Frank Vizcarra, son of Mrs. V i n c e n t Vizcarra, Tolleson; Pfc. Aaron Zacharias, husband of Mrs. Evalyn Zacharias, Globe; Pfc. Louis Alcocer, son of M r s . - A n t o n i a Alcocer, Tolleson; Pfc, Gilberto Alvarado, brother of Luciano Gonzales, Douglas; Pfc, Wesley Bernard, son of Domingo Bernard, Scoltsdalc; Pfc, Emmett Chappelle, son of Mrs. Viola Chappelle, Rt. VI, Phoenix;"'Technician 5 Louie Fellet, son of Mrs. Angela Fellet, Rt, 1, Yuma, Also Pfc. Pedrq Gavcia, husband of Mrs. Josephine Garcia, Solomon- ville; Pvt. William Hart, son of Mrs. Rita Kramer, S09 S.» 16th street, Phoenix;, Pfc. Henry Martinez, brother of Scpie Martinez, 710 Sullivan street, M i a m i ; Pfc. Gregorio Montez, son of Bernardo Montez, Pima; Pvt. Aurelio Morales, brother of Miss Josefina Alvardo, Superior; Pvt, Samuel Pineclo; grandson of Mrs. Francisea Fraijo, 15 Irwin street, Plrtleville; Pfc. Frank Sedillo, son of Mrs. C. M. Sedillo, 1104 North First street, Winslow; and Pfc. John Shockey, husband of Mrs. Effio Shockey, Rt. 10, Phoenix. Army wounded in the Pacific was headed by Pfc. Silver Padilla, husband of Mrs. Damie Padillo, Ask Food Czar, Control Over Locker Plants Congress Committee H e a r s Testimony Of Food Group CHICAGO, Apr. IS. (U.PJ--ThG appointment of a federal food czar, coupled wJl.h a more stringent control over locker p l a n t operations, was urged today by food group representatives as t h e most efficient means of, dealing with the nation's meat shortage. Testifying before a congressional commUt'ec investigating food shortages, Mrs. Rose M, K o i f e r , executive secretary of the National Association of Retail Grocers, and Charles 1-T. Bromann, executive secretary of the Associated Food Dealers, demanded the a p p o i n t m e n t of a czar with control over all phases of food consumption and production, 1-1 is powers, they agreed, should extend to federal purchase of meat for foreign shipments. Strict supervision over locker plants was demanded by Bromann and Michael Pitrzak. international representative of the A m e r i c a n Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butchers (AFL). They described lockers as- the "black magic .of black m a r k e t operation," and blamed ( h e m for a widespread uneven d i s t r i b u t i o n of moat. Locker p l a n t users do not h a v e to surrender r a t i o n points for meat scored in plants and t h e i r operation is completely unsupervisecl, PUrzak told the group. He said t h a t farmers were s l a u g h t e r i n g much more livestock t h a n they needed and that the s u r p l u s ' w a s going to the lockers. WAC VETERAN REJOINS OLD TOWN, Me. (U.R)--After serving in the WAC's. 10 months, Ida Francis of Old Town received an honorable discharge to care For her sick mo^er. She married a soldier who ' l a t e r was killed in action in Europe, Now she has rejoined the WAC. 4 Days" A c t i o n Makes Espiiioza Veteran Soldier Pvt, Armando Espinoza of Tucson, joined the 32nd "Red Arrow" division w h i l e these veteran infantrymen were f i g h t i n g their way into the mountain.? along the Villa Verde t r a i l on Luzon, It was rough going and in four days Espinoza figures he saw enough action to clearly place himself in the "veteran" class. During his first day with the company ho was guarding a ration train which was carrying supplies to some Yanks who had attacked and taken a steep ridge, Jap snipers along the trail were encountered and Espinoza picked one off w i t h his M-l. Two other Nips were wounded by the carrying party, but Espinoxa was credited with' p u t t i n g them nway for keeps. In the next 72 hours, the "rookie" learned the ropes on several patrols. On one occasion, Espinoza was well' out, in front as scout. He was wounded in the hand and ordered back to the rear aid station, escorted by two comrades. They were startled to see a Jap walking toward them, his hands raised in a p p a r e n t surrender. It was an old Nip trick and Espinoza's comrades did not fall for it. They quickly raised their weapons and f i r e d . ' T h e Jap, a grenade clasped t i g h t l y in each h a n d , fell dead. "Whew," said Espinoza, "in four days I've really been through the mill'l" Flagstaff; Corp. Gracly Sturges, son of M r s . ' R u t h Sturges, Heber; Pfc. Clark Tungovia, Polacca; and Pvt. Layne Peugli, husband of Mrs. Bertha Peugh, 1742 West Monroe street, Phoenix. Missing by the Army in. European activity were: First Lt, Ernest Al- rten, husband of Mrs, Nora Alden, Chandler; Pfc. Felizardo Martinez, ward of Manuel Martinez, 431' G avenue, Douglas; Staff Sgt. Don Norcl, son of August Nord,- Salome; Pfc. Alejandro Romero, friend of Mrs. Leonila x Lomcll, Sonora; Pfc. Ralph Romero, son of Ralph Romero, 527 12th street, Douglas. Pvt, Robert Polanco, son of Mrs. Juana Palanco, 44 West 12th street, Tucson, was listed as an enemy prisoner -of. ··war.-... · ·· Gas on Stomach Relieved in 5 minutei or i double your money back ·Wlien oicw!. itomtch «cld CIIISM p u l t i f u l , MilTocjl--' Ins KH.',-*otir ilomnrh unit heartburn, doctor* uitiall.Y nrujnrlho I h r · fn.ittit-jicUriR medicine* knmtn fnr tyniDiomitlc r «lltf-- n r d l n l u c n llk« thosn In nell-«n,i Tablets. Nn h u l l v n . n d l - a n n bring' cnmfort In « JlfTy or doublo jour mottj bick on return of bottlt to us, 25c it U druiilili, --Adv. "Fightin 1 13th" AAF fighters, bombers and reconnaissance planes sweeping t h e ' Borneo and. Philippine skies of Jap air power arc aided v i t a l l y by a little-known out fit t h a t compiles data. Known as a "statistical control unit," this busy section at head quarters, 13th AAF, tabulates reports of combat crews, bombing missions, aircraft in operation and grounded, critical items oC supply a'ml assigned strength of all air force units. : , A member of this staff of "Army ! businessmen," daily establishing ' the basis of the "Fightin' ISth's" f u t u r e operations, is Sgt. .Robert L. Kautenburger, Tucson, former AAF civil service employe. Son o f - Mr. and Mrs. Lambert WMC Lists Essential Industry Additions WASHINGTON." Apr. 18. (U.R)-- The war manpower commission lias added a number of activities to the list of essential industries entitling manufacturers to priorities and the right of deferment for necessary workers, 'Among the new activities in the essential category are the manu- f a c t u r e of wood flooring, galvanized wash boilers, insecticide spray guns and embalming tables; production of ifon-rationed shoes, laundry machinery, wooden burial boxes and jungle' hammocks; packaging and assembly .of rations for armed forces; a'nci optometry. Kautenburger, 2027 East First street, .Tucson, he is a veteran of the Northern Solomons and Bismarck Archipelago campaigns for which he is authorized symbolizing battle stars on his Asiatic-Pacific service ribbon. Overseas since September, J943, he entered the AAF in March, 1943, attended service schools at Oklahoma A. M. College, Stilhvater. Sgt. Kautenburger, who attended Amphitheater high school, formerly was employed at Davis-Monthan Army airbase, Tucson, and Marana basic f l y i n g training school. He Is a member of Veterans of Foreign War Post 549, Tucson. For the Lingayen gulf landings on Luzon,-.the 293rd joint assault signal'company was present, as it was on D-Day in France and at Sansapor on New Guinea a few months later, Many of its present personnel have .seen prior service in Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, and the Pacific, making this Jasco u n i t about the most-traveled of this war. It's a toss-up as to which they like the least, German fire-power or Jap treachery and suicidal tactics, o Seaman Ic Robt. W. Mitchell, jr., 24 Tucson high school, 1939, 3546 South Clark avenue, is a visual signalman with the 293rd. An em- ploye of Blake, Moffitt Towne when he enlisted in January, 1942, he served in the Aleutians and was in on the 'Jap bombing of Dutch l-larbor, and also put in a year in the Southwest Pacific. Wednesday. April 18. 1945. TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN Page 3 French Clear Bordeaux Sea A p p r o a c h e s Remaining N a z i s Trapped In Royan Peninsula ·' Pocket small pocket at the northern tip of the Royan peninsula. A com- munique from the headquarters of the French commander, Gen. De G. A. Larminat, indicated all resistance would end today. ATLANTIC FRONT, France, Apr. 18. (U.R)--The sea approaches to Bordeaux were virtually clear today as French forces mopped up the re- m a i n i n g few Germans fighting at the moulh of the Gironde estuary on the A t l a n t i c coast. With 6,000 Germans already in the prisoner cages, only a few enemy forces still held out in the WOMElT38to52'| are yoa tmtomiMl ty HOT FLASHES? k lf you suffer from hot flashes, feel weak, nervous, hlgbstrung, a bit blue at times--due to the functional "middle-ago" period peculiar to women--try tbis great medicine--Lydliv E Plnkham's Vegetable Compound, to relieve such symptoms. Plnkham; Compound HELPS NATURE. 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