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ei^SI^^ W$*£^ hn *' in *W^^^:vi THREE i>iSi&in:~^fS^;j'^ ' v' : '; ^ ;?• 'HJtf^iQ ff *^* :: £'*- W'* • ffi *&M?®^^ ^iij&^^ ;v^ri4iii*;M 0 0t ver ! ; •; tit "'• 'Since 'Sf tfcack At ' I : • A^liem^'^eBt ; Fr oijt ; I -Stalemate Not ReacH- !;• ; .' : :By; \Vari :'- : -i -''• « ep ternber i 'm p ved. offwe.. Lin war scene this'.weejcend'leav- {- behind;it rib cpncluslye evidence [her way -•'•• on . - ^hethcr. ? struggle hid reach'a'detilslye stage on, any ]>nt',' before'-wtofer'.iset.ln:.to.• check- rite- RusslanTfafid"-Allied, hopes "of i^ulck.vicijc^.;.----;-':;,-'/.-.^}'-;. '-;-J..-.'. ..Both Pr^aeW-K«o*eveJt and Miiiisitei'^'C!linrehill - re-. ; £h»t:in-»peciftcally refui- ?njp. even, to' jsess^ifheji or how JGerman ; : collapse -TtUjht come. iflaa: the-'Arhhew.ibridjre.: acrew ithe. Neder;' Bhiiiei^ieiwd, ithen-. i'ost with '•'• ii«»yJ ; '' ; Brit|ih :"Red jOevil"'" casnalties;; ,b«en -.held; :Like r those'over.:the Slaas aid the [tVaal-Rhine it is'probable that' ineithe'r: man would h*vo /voiced Soviets Drive M)OOEnemy . '* -• •,. - • - - • • - • ./ Bridgehead of/Danube 1 ',Rpmaiiia and' Many Villages Peril Faciiig Reich AcluibwledgeUni i 61 d i n g Red ^Operations F o rin. *'I) a.n'ger piis Dagger at Europe's'• Hea'ri"- London, Sunday, Oct '. ,!• Red ''Arniy, '"er^ta< : into r^ in *- drive ;ainied ; ;i bans, "ate i headi pn.^ • the annbunoed bfflcially.last night. .'.'•• Berilri rAdsaits/Taclnf • Feru- .A lati. German broadcast, acceht- ing'i.th*. peril--to.-all .the Nazi holdings bragged .. therft'..in ...the. ;• wj^ strtm.'. of ;';194i,: : -sUid : ..-th». .unfoldltiB Soviet operations .there v 'and -bri :the the.rwat. . j-erybbdyj'''.>.'taclu<iInB : ; the .-Neils, ' '- '" '"under 'bperaJing;:c»U ' for -vic- "'' " Th«i6 '^'s ' . rich 'Hungarian .jplalns leading to Budapest, • had ;be'eh "built into ''a iangerous .dagger "pointed -at thi .-at .Euror{e.'' ....',. . ; dismisses ; : «.th'ought that a west front_*tale- Ivtti hasten reachea^.qr.tliiititlie jaited p»^t ^Alllfca^aotiTi^: fe fire' Jockeying' rfor _ ; posltloii , for a ' ' '- '' .. rampah in..' the Eurigarlau armiefi and. also in : ;ttje*i)upp«t''-fep;0ps :bull^:7up. by the vjniice -mighty '-vlfazirviegip.ns,- 1 ' /a ' : /was" limrnlnenb -in '.-the " ' hg; ; "west-v«^« JLL-^" -»:_ ; iUftc~ r iio : .inSJdje/ 'information':.' nor •'' la ^bor^mate*-are 'as'.eagti;'now '--•••<••"--•-•-• ; ; breafcthrough Children In Ohio Tragedy Donald Nelson Resigns Post As WPB Ckfcfi Arntiem Chutists Prisoners Roosevelt A c c ep t s .It; Counting On Nelson Remaining In Government:, iu Major Post , er;/ Prosecutor, ' bns '-.'. ••siM;"'-"'but. ^ Raymond' !^' ashore- whiIe-:3Carryj. .the-;bsiby;-; died; liyonjs:sald.'tive ! |attier then "drpve.o'n.v lef b< '{brother i ' - and'yCIenn , .. (l«rt),,' ;v -. ; elgtit-year-old ; t^uis; Sunder '.'a ,treeOin' : » xalnstbnri, and : then 'departed '. '•. ".Lyons : said th e father, vWarren. Patterson, 1 . -31,". (below. -fight); -would be. charged .with '. ' "" "The"' 'Red' Army,- -•* - '--- ' -• wani ; •within'. M'> miles ' oft Belgrade, ' the 1 : Y.ugosiav capital, 1 in. "Mdr-to - ' ' Pr pgrak ifof .mil ,'^5p' obn ' ' . . Tito's Partisan ' forces, crossed '.the 'wiriding'"panube 1 above and., belo w the > Iron '; Gate rapids ori,- 'a stretch. : between Orsova'' and Negotin,, 'the :broadcBJst. Soviet :.com~. muniqiie aaid. '• : i/'operation Sttia rt^will^ iSpfc'/'hal i ? "--"-'" '•"•'-''••'''"•'••.: •''•^'•"' .';••'- : - : •'•;-"-•-.•' £;iiN6r "' sHonla.--it.iDe: forjotten- tthat."tHere,|:Jfir: another i'Vitally , |fmportant*qii»rter-in Europe to . Jbe'vh^ard'^frohi : a*?^to-'..the' prob-'-.: C ibte f duration ;pftth«5 r .;iriiK; there, i. »Daniibe.Vfartewjns'i'to''-iiie---^!-:. ; ] kansi'.'in.ajcate^^ that: -Rttsslati:;' •fitf!pn; : lhaV : ;pp^rit .'wUlibe ; ?indicatiou,.,re- __^ . , <<m .Nazl-, .broadcast firea te,v • tHa&:7 I&K --^'double r - he ade d j ussiaa. ckmpftign' iri the-^'Carpath- juj ;'-passes;faSa ; 'f; jUiiS^rnanUir; and puridatIpris?^Rias,yari investment' of au r dipest 1 .'vift€the-/•Huhgariari .plain ;aald^td'ucb l 'off;^*:'r!blbw-up 'of -the •BtHttler.--a&t«lUfai;:fcIt.-inlyht -cbme !* (XT ^SOOli* ' a j'i^'-^V*^ *"""-'"•"-• *'•-'.' "•>-' '" I "•» 'j^- - ••jiiiBcpOtt'^of '"^TRtUrBiBTi •" norfrfo^m j od-'-'SoiiH^pr^A Joyces j'tf^ pft-upfif^ff - jn-^ Sjr'th«'^urii8rii^'>plan -prpbably •wfld-f-trap^subsjiintlal' Nazi .'aiid r :_i_'ij-_'L;- .f^-i'i,S.-^«i':ijoldlug' -'**•• ; Into' Yugoslavia. :,.-.; ' into spearheads^.-battling-:•..'.jinixed'. force p'.." already ..to. : ha'Y'e reached [ a/i-pbint-on the sbuthvrest- '-''" .-pitia ::V alsb- Alps.- It ';., release •'•heavy ' , 'iu^afl.forces/now^deployed.'arourid '-'- . : . .mountain ' Jerimeter.-, . . . ..,. . I • Russian • .mopping-up . . operations gi the .Baiticistate8,haye the ; same potential. Ruiefajo'.and Allied forces jre h-polse'd 1 . ' ' . equidistant «»n' Berlin,' just'- over 300 air-line " '•' " t ronr ; the :east •',!» probably- more im- niedli«tejy;8]Iei irithi. "extreme danjrer ? 'f orr the f oe. -•: vlhat 1« .where -''.the : ' grotliiis^.Gffintn *rmj miss still li c*n cent rat • - One Wit]hi. ,pf ; j'A Chairman Declares . -'-A" :Imperilled •_ ;;Hungary, ;'..'- suing.ftor - peace;; 'thiisVwas thj*eat- enjed^anew.^rom:. trie '.south 'ftt'/the saine'Jtirn* that- a Budapest b'ulletfii OTledged •. . that > : other-^ Soviet es;,' and -jRpmanlan contingents iad-1 fought'- their.,' way- at -least'. 10 miles'., inside . southeastern ^Hungary on;, a'.^llne' between -Szeged, Hun- faiy's.-second 'city',, and Oradem.-r.blg Triansylyanlari: r'aU- : town, 100 : miles ioijthe' northeast..' : '.Beds' Pouch Out Other. Gains .Soyiet. troops. 'also .punched but ;ains-" along .the PoIish-Czecho-slO;-' yak;.;<froriUer, in-- northeastern. v Ro;- thaiiia,, and. in. .Transylvania .Invthe powerful- assault ;»imed- at knocidrig Hungary .out 'of the war.: Moscow dlSpBtches.''.said - the .Hungarian tropps- already were showing . signs of "dissension and- Soviet front '''line commanders : .eet, up ;.;Ioudspea jeers calling, on them' to desert (Germany. Red "-Army planes : also .dropped leaflets: over the ', Hungarian -Unes, promising • the Hungarians -:••. good treatment if they should surrender and join, the United Nations'. drive in Germany's dying , hours. '.'-• The/Russians crossed Into' Yugoslavia' by way of the 'big : Danube bend . near •'_ the junction - of ;the I'ugosl&VrKomanian-Bulgarkn frontiers .'Beyeral'dayE ago; Moscow said. Berlin first had reported a crossing in force Thursday, •• the \ same day that \ Moscow announced officially that. Marshal Tito's nations! liberation committee had granted permit si on for the Red Army's drive. ..V .Sept; "30 '•. King-," new" WPB Chairman/ tonight announ c'e d "" a ; ^ plan • 'f or ' recbnversion withbut "spoon. feeding :of economy,'.' and a V-E-Day-prpject-.to:rid;in,dus- try ' of 35tf' ; of . .the"- existing 500" ' war produ'ctloiivlsoard Borders;' , ': '• ' '•; "No'; attempt ' should be "made to ;'urtall ;: ".indivlduar; •iiiiattye .'in: the seaxch ^fbr and 'purchase 'bfirnater- lals and components;': that' 'wiil. re- rhairi ; hyfsh6r.t r supply J for only. . B brief 1 period," Krug said-in du'tlin- ipg'jth'e ''• bulky blueprint ': for relaxing 'controls' 'upon the; collapse of prerrnan'y,. •'• . ' -• '.. : .' '.•;•: -A i! Krug "did' riot -reveal speciflcaily which orders will be 'revoked, st atrng that the -program "will not be complete until the draft has .been' circulated among other, -agencies , "to assure "its .work' ability' and. sound- 1 ' ' '" ' ''' BY STERLING P. GREEN Washington, Sept. 30 (fC>— Donald Ml Nelson ended a. turbulent career as -WPB chairman today to take a new post described by . President Roosevelt as a task of "major importance," connected with foreign economic relations. Thirty-six year -old J. A. (Cap) Knag, recently released by the Navy to become acting chairman, took over as Nelson's successor with the pledge he would "try to keep things running osi the rails you laid down." . In his letter accepting the resignation—a message warmly praising Nelson's part .in arming the couh- txy-^-Mr.'Roosevelt did not disclose the post ^he'has in mind for the retiring production chief. Wants Nelson's Ability : The '- Pr«td«it""indlcafed, .however, that .he plans to .use Nelson's ability; iri:,economic negotiations like his missions-.to China-and Russia, .The results achieved .there, .said Mr. Rooseyelly "make ine feeL strongly that 'your" experience, .Insight'-.and Elclll'• wnrbe, .urgently- needed by: this cp'untry in" laying '.the grouh dwork f.brH-ppist^ar, economic ' cooperation with bther nations." .: . *fe am counting on you to remain in'. this. government in- a high '• post of-major importance/' the' White House message said., .-.Whether this.meant the creation shortly ofa-.-new foreign economic agency in. the, • government, ; . with Nelson.,at tfcs ; head, was .hot...<iis- closed. Kelson, who met reporters : in ice••shortJy-.-cafter.rthe; Whit* ^annpuricerflehViliTpWeil'•'•Trfaf. stibhl-:-He- wou1fd7s»^-'ofily':.'-' tSe President had:outlined : the. job to : him' ''In general, terms •'•' Resistance Bv V " •> Hun In Coastal City Collapses Brought to Knees Aft«r Two-Hour' Artillery Bombardment; Hitlerites Taken Prisoners rade Two British ^paratroopers; captured- at Arnhem. assist a. wounded com z Bs'they.are mWchsd.off.to' jirlaon-camp-by their captors,,according .to the German caption accompanying this photo radioed from Stockholm Nazis' claim they "captured.:'6;400.' prisoners In t&e' Arnhem region, (NEA Radlotelephoto). Germany Faces Destructioii Iu ProloiififedWar Ebi- Reetectibn '' '••'"'v^fc. rf* ~*w~^ ' ' ' ' " " " '-^""" Of Roosevelt Doughboys 9 Miles From BeHort Gily Challenging Germans Along Chain of Peaks Blocking .Southern. Route to BJiineland III Borneo Attack Forcing Conflict Into Win- Eneniy Schooner Also Destroyed -Off Souiliern EhiHppines; Palait Posi- - . tiom ^trengtuened. • , •ter Sydemate Will Sub\': ! jeeiv N a t i o n to ^lost v -,Rujiiless.iDevaelatibn ; . '^- •£&•* -.-,-f. ffi^ys"^'^* -7 : ;<.".Y.'"; ''•'! *- i: :: Washingt6rij"'Sept. SO; SaysvRoosevelt^iU ^rov iB'etter! Provider Til an His Opponent, Thbnias . "... . - •':£."/D'ewey :' •-'-'. ' ness ~Th«;'annpiiiicement : " . • Krug's ' ' Wc>uldBePut Back Qh:RationijiQ Premature ''.•• • ."••',- ' ' •.-...' .-'.-.,, ^y • : Washington, ' Sep'tV wlll/ber, '/necessary inless . gbyerriment .agencies succeed n, Efforts': to Increase shipmcnta of :pffe« tp;';ih'Is:,countryi. the Office, of 'ricfe v'A'dminlstration ; saki . tonight, ' tlfat.'a decUlon.will'.be' made '' ' •••• - -"'>-t- , . . " 0 agehoy ^emphasized, however, h«t'a r'eaumptlbn of coffee rationing IBS v: hpt' ; yet-' ifeen ordered .arid : •'«' ; that such .flctlon 'can ' " '' ' ire'ssed 56 ,.n's stockpile" i Q. rhlle -'sm|jle' :" for a normm?»y.tbur ' ' 'or--.tWQ. .nimiths'-, becauie 'i^it Sre" .exporters" -In Latin .'America '«• vIthh'o?dinK supplies froifl(:tfi«' : rflir- «fln ah atlempt to fore* Aip .'prices; '' " ' '' ' . . ; Vaoyerhm'ei\t atjenoles hayis bwn ' :wlth countries to increase slilpments to the-TJnlted States.v OPA said. "I these ; «teps fall,- rationing; .will be necessary x x x. W«--hope to avoid rationing,-, but;.will know within -.2^ hours whether ' it will " be ' niseessary .' ' .The, staternent .was .issued aftier th'e;. New. Mexico ;dls'trlct, OPA oflicc In Albuquerque matte'-.'- and then ylthdrew; J an : arinouriSsment , ttia coffee" would go Back on the ration II«t.-a;fc,;lS:01' .a. .-.hi..". Sunday,, • 'ttii [OPAj national, office explained • that, |ii ranU6ip*Uon j of "possible. r»tion- lrig : , ; -lfrfttjop.'plan 'had bf en gent to •' ' " "' first-; official- act • as _.-. chairman. 1 , replacing. Donald .M. Nelson^ whose esigriatibn was !accepted !by- Presi-; ent>; Roosevelt ; todayi . The..plan was .pushed -.to epmpletion • by Krug as .feetlng. chairmaii .in Nelson's -ab-, sehce,: ••.'_. • .'_\ •', • .'.• •/• •" .. . --,:;•; Prepared by • Special Task .Group • !It^ was "prepared -by! ;>'• special sifc ."c brnmlttee /which. ,wbrkedf - under tisse: instructions, : 'Krug said:. / /'"Epminate rules, regulations and orders 'whenever" and .wherever feasr ble—on the; theory- that the fewer the restrictions' : the' quicker. will be -ecbnversipn and fe-emplpyinent." ' "There should be rio'-spoon feed- ng of the economy,": -the "report laid. "No action : should be taken :hat might,-, hamper, private Center- prise of Ingenuity, either by Testrict- ng'members-'of ari Industry tb'hts- torica'l' patterriK of bxislness or by preventing'entry of newcomers.' ; . • •' "Except for rnUitary; requirements, which • must be' protected - at ;any cost until victory-over "Japan Is secured. It' Isf.expected that essential needs -.will by. and large be rnet without government control, cither restrictive.or supporting." .' Salient features of: the ;plan"'are the revocation : of "the •. great bulk" of orders. arid- .regulations .now on the.books; creation of-fc single, normal-use priority'. rating, dubbed . > be used almost exclusively for-war .'orders; virtual elimination of all orders controlling metal products;- arid simplification of those regulations which must remain In force.. '..yvhile the- pre.sidehtial candidates were getting.thjelr. wind .•yesterday (Saturda.y) for?anotiier..'weefc"or political. . outpouring,. Vice 'President .Wallace.agairi .played-bn the-theme 1 that President Roosevelt', will be th« better".postwar Job-proyioter. The' Republican natioriai..commltr tee meanwhile .asserted'in its weekly-.clipsheet-."On the Home Front", sent to:.more''', tiian. "6,000- '-weeily newspapers and'.GOP;.co'unty..chair- men, that .the President'in his Sept. 23.'.speech j to v the TEamsters 1 "'union was - "forced to abandon!his role as e iformer.vlce' president 'ofrSears Roebuck read • foe newsmen the."• text of his-letter of: resignation saying he felt his' production assignment was -^ complete, after four = ye'ars - in Washington; .that; he'.'had ! :planneti to resign': "ever 'since war" produc-- tlpn met : ItsrcrMlai4Est in the, invasion 1 of ' Europe,", that tie liad .de- laye'd r his" departure, 'until, he-could get'' : Wi?B 'started ; bti its reconver- sion, prograrn.' ;• : :'*":..,;;: : •'.-"- HapprlAbbut Whole: Thin* 1 : ' : . "1 am very-!happy about! the whole thing;" 'Nelson went '-on. V "I' am delighted that Cap : Krug 'got the "Job. Th et- recehverslo n '.program has been mariaged'.as I : wpuld have -hoped'to do-lt if I had beeri.'iri active .command here, in. the/last -few weeks/ •'• Krug, -formerly" a navy lieutenant 1 commander and before that 'a, .key vice chairman of WPB, was installed as acting .chairman, on the day of Nelson's departure on a presidential mission to China a little over a month ago.. . • He" has- run 'the agency .firmly since-.that .time,."with: heavy emphasis ori 'speeding reconversion :is. He has served notice that'he cqrhmander-in-chjef.'' • ;f . .^Vfailace,-"in." a speech prepared-for deilvery;: in : Carnegie; Music' Hall; in Pittsburgh,: emphasized 'a point he dwislt on 1 earlier, in • the' week Eastern - Peiisylvariia.. . : ' ' the 'Germans fbrciB.'.the ; European "war Into'a winter"stalemate'an'd.a : sprtng clean-up campaign, they-will subject their .country, to the most-ruthless devastation/yet'planned' by the Allied high cpmmajias.. .. -. ''.The' : beUef of niilitary auttioritles here, is.- that.- Nnzl; scorched ' earth threats promise considerably less destruction. ?tb :: Germany's cities, In- 'dustries' and 'communications' than 'dp Allle'd, plans -for conquering the country piecemeal If the Allies-have to-do it : that :-way.-" ; Thffe: ; are'no reports h'ere : .ol ariy'grblip capable of .bringrrig. about a . revolution? and surrender. • And the-Nazi leadership", it Is emphEslz- ed.'h'as, nothing .to gain by surrender. • ' : -. • • Allied Headquarters^ New Guinea, unday, Oct. t (yp>—Four.freighter- rarispbrti-have been'sunk'in'a new ild- off- Borneo >by Allied- planes jepplijg lip their attacks'on enemy lipping, headquarters announced oday.- •"-.. • : .A 4,000".ton;vessel and three 1,500 ons were pounced on In Darvel bay Yiday. Headquarters also said an enemy chboner was sunk oS the southern filUpptaes, in waters where 13 ships nd seven -barges have been listed n communiques this ipeek as vic- irha of;Allied bombs. . A. Japanese destroyer was attack- d in ."the'vicinity of Cerain island west of Dutch -Now Guinea. J. S. Palan Positions in Glve;W»n Street GreenXlfht /.;'% don't -say .Roosevelt willr give you f ufi employrrien't," .said Waliace, ''but'.hc will come/a lot'closer .'to .it thanNthe other''candidate. He'.-wIU riot- depend, life -"-'the other -'.candidate, on giving the : " green light to Wai!, Street... The common folks will not vote for,'the man who puts Wan Street'first and the people second."- ..•>•"'•'' ••-.- '- V .. • In Its.^cllpslieet,' the . Republlcari national..committee asserted -wifli feferefice to Mr; rRobseveltV Sept. 23 speech: • '•-.' "Forced to 'abandon, his 'rote '.as commander-ih-chief,.- 1 the' fourth (Continued ~oa Page i, Col. 3. will' not- tolerate -"sniping", or^-the stewing, of .'dissension iri' .WPB, ^ conditions of which Charles E. Wilson,'executive vice-chairman, cprn- plainesd in resigning from WPB 'just before Nelson left. As his first official act, Krug outlined,. WPB's program for lifting production : ' controls .on V-day. in Kurope^a sweepirig plan which will ellmlriate • 350 of the existing 500 WPB orders. : Kelson f« Stay at WPB Krug moved out of Nelson's" office ari'd Into the" one ^ft; vacant by Wilson. Nelson told reporters he would continue- to" make his headquarters at WPB for .a time. , ; -.Nelson, scouted, reports .that .he . Held, r Together" by.- Gestapo.- : Responsible Allied military • authorities' believe that -the Reich is being held : together by Heinrkl Hlmmler's "Gestapo, .which has exercised enormously • increased •'• power since-the ;failure ; bf- the Army. Geri erals' attempt on Hitler's-life >las summer,"- ' . , ; . ' ' ; '".'•, ; Arnpng diplomats, as well as mill tary-'leaders; here'it is corislaered;a significant indication of Allied; de termination-to stamp out Gerina] militarism - completely^-by .'Jprcln the, war- home to the'Gerrnan.TJeo- ple 'through uricondltlpnaV surrende or fighting on German • soil—tha there has not been, and accordln to 'present : plans -'will-' not be, 'anj dcflnitlpn of .unconditional surrend er : for Gerniany. The decision against any dire c appeal based 'on limiting uncpndl tionsl surrender was made by,th Allied high command in the belle trmtthe German general staff woul use it to keep the German pep pie'in .the war for: a maximum migtit-.takc'.a }or> in'prlvftie indus-ltlme and then at the'eleventh hou try.."I have always said: "Walt until save .themselves from destnictlon t the done. all' I can;. to • help win Nelson invited Krug into the o£~ flce when a carnerarnan asked ..that they pbso together. . ' (Continued, on Page, a. Col. 3) Russian Press Says Japs Now Facing Serious Difficulties . . . . .Essence of Report ;'. Tlie. following sevens proposals, are the essence of the report: .' ... . 1. Replacenwnt : of. -present • priorities "with, the, M. M".' rating, which will .Iricludt .nillltary lend-Ieasc orders BIB-' "well as ' - direct, ' military ' ' work. . 2.«ConUmiat!pn of .the'. emergency AA'A' pr|brlty^ratlngr ; to'.ba, used cn- jy, for 'bjeaicirig serious^ friilltary. or civillari "prpductfMi.. botJleneoka;. :' . 3,. AumoriMtIon'_<>n'!:>th* ;'dsV r of , . . of his order -leaked out and housewives', in "neverKl communities s'tartetii ; « run on . the . commodity nt gVbcBry. stores. •*.. ' :••'.';.'•.'• '-. '' " . .. :, ',Th«' "liattan'a stockplte of coflce, OPA -hatr repotted, is larger' thfii '" on P*gt : 2, Col, -5)' Cksrrriariy'.i ' PPP,- , per and aluminum mUfg' to .deliver those matsrIals : wlUiout "CMP:.tick- ets" : (allotments under .ths contr^l- fcd , materials plan), arid . complete ellrnlnRtlon^of CMP as soon M pr llcable' , thereafter, '{Continued on P»ge a, Col. s Communist -Party Newspaper, Pravtla, Implies Nippon Position Is Hop'cless . BY EDDY OILMORE . . :: , Moscow, Sept/3b J {.?H-The ofTIclal Conimuhist Party^newspaper,-Prriv- a'a/ 'defclared today 'that v Japan '".Is facing : .serious . diffIcuHles" In her warwlttv the western!AlUe* and Im-: ptiett thot her.-jk)sftlon:is hopeless.; ••>Without/mentioning; Soviet-Jap.- hn'esft relations, Pray.da •.s'Sresscd/.'ln a long review' of :U». .^fap'arjese\slt- us^tlon •-.. thst : - American ^produoUon was' ftist outstripping-: tf-9.;Japanese arid thnt Japhn , WM".being- bver- whtlmed by.Allied;military,.might, arid concluded In 'coVnfhcnt:" that ''the adventurous theory'of bllw- kytcg haa had a rleatriictlv* 'Influ- enco ovcr'..Tnpancse itratcgy',""' i : (Continued-on Pige a, Col,'i) ' ' Inseparable Twins Jn/.War Die Together •.Canton, HI., Sept. 30— (/Pfcr Tlie twin 'sons 9f-- Mr. arid, Mrs.'Guy Vaughn! Ipava, p who refused 1 to be separated when -;onlj' one.ot'rthem .was drafted In -1941; were klllid In action ;'In : i'France 'on Sept. 11, their parents .have bwi^noUHcd by the War. Department. * .',•::•: ••' The yoiiths," J3gt; : Archie Willis VaiiRhn and Pfc,, Otis Wilson Vnughn, would have 3obs«rved their 20th nnnlrcr- wrloa.on Sept. 17, Four oth-' cr' brothers' und n brother-in- law are In icrvlce. Wrnfli Otis. WM drafted late Iri JM1, Ar- 'chte.'from whom he. v'rtewr Had' lx:en aeparatcd,' enltctcd. and Improver U. S. ; P.aclfic. Fltjet Headquar.ters 'earl Harbor, Sept. 30 </P)—The U S. rhlUtary. position. In the strategic Palau .islands, vital air, sea and sup- ily f biwe'for an invasion of th ^hilfpplncs, was. expanded and im jroyed this week as American force^ ookj.-thre'e «flddltfonal Islets in th prp'up arid added another importnn airfield to their holdings.' .'Mafin'es of'the First division ani soldiers of the ', 81st (Wildcat) dlvi slori, r.n&w^ control, 'rilno islands o: he sbutherri wing of .the Palaus. AdmV Chester W. Nlmltz reiibrte Friday night'that the Marines land ed. on the -three' Islets , Wednesday west longitude tlrrie, .One of -th Lhree, Ngesebus, was.under contro the same ', day. . .By. Thursda the LeathernecKs had Kongauru im \ nearby .unnamed Jflland safe i their hands.. On Ngesebus Is a 4,800-foot air strip for fighter planes. The Anier flght'another day by falling bac upon Allied promises. That is sal to be substantially -what happerie In'1918.' Fntnre of Germany .Not Hopeless Actually .-the future of-German is riot considered to either mllltarj men-or diplomats Here to 1 .be hope less from the point of; view of the I German people: -.Under policies now reported predominant in American planning it'will have opportunity to grow again as nn industrial nation with a relatively high standard of living—after Nazism and militarism have been uprooted and the devastation of other. European eountries has been .restored. But the plans do call- for (1) rigid limitation of certain key war- makin'g .Industries such as'oil ahc\ steel, and (2) ruthless elimination of German domination of Europe's economy. ...'• . . •• The present morale condition of the German. people—ag distinguish'^ ed from their N»zl lenders—Is widely -reported to be one' of. hopelessness born ofvhelplessness;-' - Trje- BritlshrJnformatlon services' weekly : 'wor, ; commentftry said, t«- 'daic.s'.thJit'J-'.'onei ot..Uie most tlsal- fl'eant. rninJfestaUons lnsldej'.,Qrr- matiy : ' Is ,thal, Hlmratcr's/aestapQ la being seriously hindered., in cits work by public Indifference- -which has caused a,slump in the dsnunci- ation of Cariti-Nnzl) suspect*." -J;, , But the British statement ; c»u- tlona that, the Ocrroan obey orders. . i cans also hold-the main southern Palaus. airdrome '.on Pelellu. Wed nesday's move by the,Yanks pushe Japanese, artillery, out of range o the Pelellu .drome which hns bee used ;by American bombers sine shortly after their'landing on tha Island.; Isolated pockets of Japanese con tlnue ; to flght to . 'the death o Peieli'u.' 1 Of .the . original garrlso there—<!Stirriated at 10,000 by. Amer can officers—8,717 have been klllet On Angawy taken by soldiers the Wildcat division, 1,055 have bee wiped put!.Some 150 Japanese so diers were made prisoners. By AJbAN RANDAI. Canadian Press'-War Corresponrfrnt With Canadians in Calais,.;' ,;t. 30 (ff) — German resistance'nt.. '- sed in Calais this oftercoon-':'- ?->f a- bitter two-hour artillery bo:>i';v. '. tnent on'the German fortified pivi- tlons together with'a brief air attack. ' • . ' .As the sun went down, five great columns ! of smoka rose' above the battered town and . the .Germans were marching : out. as prisoners in long files. : • - - ; ;. There was little point in their olding 'out longer except to deny e Allies use of the.'Calals port for brjcf time more. TI\e Calais cross- hRnnel. guns previously had, been cnockcd out. ; ' ' lougliboj's Only' Nine Miles ;Frbm Belford By ROBERT EUNSpN 'Supremej-Hpadmiartera • AlUed": JBx- ediUonary'lroxoe, Sept. M (ff) ~ The U. S. Seventh 'Army, fighting hrough snow/eiyeeplrig out of the osges mountains, wheeled -up- to wo foothill posses today and were nly nine miles, northwtst of th» ateway city of Belfort to challeng* le Gemans along the chain of eaks blocking the southern route o the Rhtneland. To the- north, th« tf. S. •;First ^.vj&y. opened up with an attack- en 60-mile- front, carved out- limited atns, arid smashed through eight ortiflcdtions of the Siegfried Lino ear its western fortress of Prum; Between these nectars .the tr. 8. Third Army wiped. out .the equlvn- •nt of a German armored division n two days—113 tanks,'31 of wWch ell to gunners and fighterbombers n the -last 24 hours-in a- battle, cd- ying around the. American BRllenfc nst of.Metz end Nancy. ' BritLih Beat off Huns The British on the Dutch end of the long front beat back German •ounterblows from east and west at heir Nijmegen. bridge positions. [lie enemy'tossed 500 : fighters and ighterbbmbers Into the struggle and ost '33 without getting within gtraf- Ing distance. . . Canadian arUllery and infantry on the French channel coast beat again at Calais after ». 24-hour armistice during which 10,000 French civilians were cleared from the be- eagured port; During the pause in the hostilities, a Colonel Schrpeder, the German commander of a garrison believed to number 7^000 or 8,000, told his opponents he- had beea ordered by Hitler'to fight to the death and h« proposed to do BO. Rairj and sleet which blanketed the entire front from Holland to trw Swiss border turned to snow In the iB Vosgcs foothills, -where the Seventh was making gains of up to three mites in the, face of concentrations of artillery and rocket fire, Germany Acknowledpes Breaches (The Benin radio acknowledged that breaches in the German lines northwest of Belfort had been widened.) : •'..-. ac'rman- patrols were aggressive in the face 'of the Seventh's advance, and the enemy was giving every indication of making a fierce eland. ' •;. While the Americans held frontal positions 11 mites -west of Belforr (Continued on Ptge 2, Cot, j) , • ' . •' ~ * Alabama Beauty MarriedTo Mickey Rooney 9 Star Of Films Birmingham, Ala., Sept/ 30 (&\ — j Mickey -Rooney, the-, motion picture actor now a private.' In the army, and Miss Betty Jane Rase, thr> MUs Birmingham of 1944,: were mnrrwd her* this aftcrnoort -after a Whirlwind courtship of less than «. week. Miss- Rase, a tall 17-year-old blond, . was • introduced to P?c, Rooij'ey,- wh"6 ; la. : «t»^lpned at Carnp Slbcrt, Aleii,.lut Sunday at a movie : here,"by lily May ' well, Birmingham '.-'KewB; reporter »Sc aceorripAnkd/JaWs Rase to ino recent ^tlantte .Qlt^ beauty .pageant, 'where >h'e VM 'fifth In the Miss America contest. , : .^Rumors of the wedding; had been current hero for two day*. Mta* Rase wore a dlnmond engngoment ring when she returned from a visit to Otid/iden, Ala., near Camp albert, In mid -week. .The diminutive and ebullient Mickey, one of the.hlRhort-.iftlariert players In the film industry, WM inducted into th« Army last June 14 after awlier having been rejected on physical grounds, .-. He fas the divorced husband of Actress Ava Gardner, whom he mar- rlcd;at Ballard, Calif, Jan. 10, 1943, Trisy separated about a year later arid in September, 1643, Miss Gardner obtained <v divorce In Las V«ga«, Ney.J.aftar. testifying that Klufccy irittnriect 'her he no longer cared for her and regarded their marriflft as a mistakn. ' A tewny haired blond* with W«t eye*, ths bride 1« a lyrio «oprap9. She • recently has been rtudyln* mualc at a Birmlnghfifn corwerva'- torj', In prfparstlon sns *ald, "loT,. an opcrotio and screen career,- <• (Continued on P*[t t. Col, j>

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