Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 15, 1944 · Page 1
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The Weather Today fair and a little wanner with lower humidity* VOL. tXXVIH.—-NO. 285 BUY WAR BOND? BUY WAR STAMPS CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, ; SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15,:i944 PrtM PRICE TEN CEiYTS JAP BASE Germany In Worse State Than 1918 But Bitter-End Nazi Defense Might Yet Force Allies Into Weather - Bound -Stalemate ; By KIHKE L. SIMPSON Associated Press War Analyst Allied armies in the west from [the lesser Rhine in Holland to the JBclfort Gap leading to the upper I river in Prance are slugging it put I with bitter-end Nazi defenders with I no certainty that winter will not [catch them short of a decisive I break-through. They have only weeks to go to avert a weather-bound stale- mite unlikely to ease off enough for major ground operations until next March or April. But they also have the word ol their American supreme commander, General Eisenhower, that it will be no sit-down winlcr campaign in any event. • The Allied commander did not | dismiss the possibility of an in- jternal collapse In. Germany to end jthe struggle as suddenly as the jfirst world war ended less than a month short of 2 G years ago. It Jstill could happen. The plight of INazi Germany today is incompara- jbly worse from a military stand- jpoint than was that of Imperial ICermany in mid-October, 1918, when Jthe German crack-up began. That plays no part in Allied or Russian plans to push the attack ceaselessly, in and out of season. If it comes, it will be a welcome short cut to victory but the Genera] made it clear that the victory he can .now foresee depends in no way upon j« ----- ' aid from inside Germany. There are. several factors in the (actual military' situation in the l*est still to be computed before a Iwinter stalemate of some sort can Jbe said.. to have arrived. General :Kisenhower inferentially pointed out |one in'notmg.Russian'progress. Russian invasion of the East (Prussian breeding ground of Germ- jan Junkerism was an accomplished jfact. A wide fronted" Red Army Streak-through to the Baltic_had all but sealed off many thousands of * * * * * * * .* * * * * * * * * Yanks Bleed Hun In Aachen Slain Hungary Asks Peace, Ankara Radio Claims Delegation Reported En- route to Moscow For Terms, Is Report; Budapest Appears Doomed Georgette Bauerdorf (above), 20, whose nearly nude body was found in the overflowing bathtub of her sister's apartment in Los Angeles, was raped, officers said, and then strangled by someone who forced a folded washcloth down her throat. She is the daughter of George Bauerdorf, oil and mining executive (AP Wirephoto.) Generosity Of Girl Believed Led To Murder By WADE WERNER London, Oct. 14 (/P>—Hungary, her capital helpless in the path of the Red Army, has sent a delegation to Moscow to ask for peace, the Ankara radio said tonight. There was no confirmation of the report, which said that the delegation "is already on its w v," but there have been persistent reports all .week that the Hungarians were seeking an armistice. Associated Press Correspondent Daniel De Luce said in a dispatch from Moscow that the political circumstances surrounding the Red Army's conquest of Hungary "may be compared" with those under which the Italian armistice was kept secret for five days. The point was not further amplified and several paragraphs were missing from the dispatch, perhaps a result of censorship deletions. Bulgars Negotiate Peace While all indications thus -were that Hungary was about to drop out of the war, or may even already have done so,, the Ankara radio also [quoted a Sofia communique saying that a Bulgarian delegation had left for Moscow to negotiate armistice terms. The Russians announc-1 J n <>iH on t-Hor- fn t-1-..rt V..HJ.I- ti t i.i *^ 'Acquilted Mrs. Frances Andrews Sc'cialite Set Free In Death Of Jay Lovett tlle Bulgars had accepted preliminary conditions which included evacuation of seized Greek and Yugoslav territories. Ankara said this me victory ne can now foresee \ wr 'n -, ,/-, -.. «.i"<.uj«:o. .ruiiiuru sam uus evar.- dcpends in no way upon possible j Hollywood Lanleen Hosl-! 7lation had started and would be aid from inside f-.crmanv ' i •«e js Tp.-iriri.-i JTIr,<] rJ.,r, i. : f -Ompleted next week. . ChS, tfouuu_ rloatmg m [ The Paris national radio,.quoting i troops northward. Southward, Russian, Romanian Bathtub, Thought Victim of Soldier land Yugoslav Partisan forces with JAUied help from the Adriatic side I had virtually sealed off the Balkan ipenlnsula as an internment camp |for Nazi forces. : . There were indications of a Nazi- j Hungarian night from the vast and [closing northern Transylvanian [pocket reaching far eastward of I Budapest to the lower Carpathian I passes. Moscow indicated expectation of • Hungarian collapse at any moment, Jbiit it was clear that the Russian jrouthern drive had reached a point Jgravely menacing Vienna regardless Hollywood, Oct. 14 (&)— Georgette Bauerdorf's generosity to service men, sheriff's investigators said today, may have led to the slaying of the 20-year-old heiress in her apartment last Wednesday night. Tlie Hollywood canteen hostess had been accustomed to giving rides to soldiers and sailors, entertaining them at night, clubs and loaning them money, her friends told the officers. • Interested In Sen-icemen a report which it said came from Bulgaria but was not otherwise attributed, said that "the Hungarian government has accepted the preliminary conditions as an Allied armistice." . Nails Admit Hungary In Panic The Nazis admitted in broadcasts tonight that Hungary was in a-panic and that "all Europe is watch- Ing with a sense of tension," but Berlin insisted that the German Army would fight for every foot of this strategic area "as if it were German sell." The German propaganda agency Transocean, quoting the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, blamed ineffective Hungarian resistance upon a lack of "moral preparation for war.' of what might happen at Budapest. The other great unknown quantity in the military situation lay in the west. It hinged upon Eisenhower's siaic of readiness to deliver 'a new major blow at the lower Rhine gateway to northwestern Germany in Holland before bad weather sets in. pout "She had the means to do it and frantic last-ditch appeals in tlie was interested in servicemen," sald' contr olled Hungarian press'hinted Mrs. Rose. Gilbert, secretary to her! that it was the property -owning rather, George Bauerdorf, wealthy piddle classes who were lying down oil and mining m, n "<z\™ y^ to One paper referred to them as petit Bourgeois who "claim that our oil and mining man. . show them the sights and foot the hilTc " From manifold finger prints in the apartment and on her automobile, found abandoned yesterday in a negro residential district ten miles away, investigators hoped to develop a clue to the man who they believe assaulted'her and then crammed a wash cloth down her throat and left her In an overflowing bathtub. Dr. Frank R. Webb, county autopsy surgeon, said his examination showed Miss Bauerdorf ' had been strangled to death. Dr. Webb said after a further examination of the body that there were indications she had struggled desperately with her slayer. . The knuckles of her right hand were badly bruised, and there were contusions on the head and abdomen •which could have been caused by blows from a fist, he reported. Search Centers on Soldier Search centered on a soldier who Miss June Ziegler, a friend of the dead girl who had served as a host- her at the Hollywood can- "s. Roosevelt Donates S25 To Hillman'g PAC Washington, Oct. 14 op>—Dorothy Rockwell, president of the Wash- Itigton Newspaper Guild (CIQ) said tonight that Mrs. Franklin D. [Roosevelt had contributed S25 to CIO's Political Action Commit- [tcc through the newspaper guild Miss Rockwell said the First Lady's check for that amount, made - '.he PAC, had been received, , — M „„. Guilds office. Mrs. Roose-' is=r. Wednesday evening, told of- . J 101 " ° f a daily fleers "kept cutting in on her all ,w Guilti - te a member of the Wa;h- the time" and forcing Miss Bauer" lilrf jdorf to Jitterbug with him. j She said the man was about 28 [years old, of average height, with The Road to Berlin '"!! The At . * • "t i»iuuiuicu rrcijt | »u uiivt Western front: 302 miles (from j plexion. , olive skin and very dark coro- p'cst of Duren). 1 Miss Bauerdorfs body, clad only n Rit««o« V i .,,„ ., a:> °»"eruuris ooay, Clad on aVsawT t: 31 ° railcs (from i in th " t( >P Part of her pajamas, w <iHW was 3 Italian front: 560 miies [Livorgnano). j found floating in her bath tub. Sheriff's Lt. Garner Brown said she had been raped. \Manville Plans To Leave Bulk Of Estate To Science life and death struggle no longer has any meaning because the Russians already are on Hungarian "They want to flee and they stir lip panic wherever they go," this paper said. Xation In Stale of Alarm DNB, the official German news agency, reported that all of Hungary was hi a state of alarm, with Budapest "IdgUtcncd of its fate." 3n Germany, however, it added that "every single individual knows that Hungary Is geographically and militarily a part and parcel of the Inner European fortress." _ The Algiers radio, casting some doubt on the sincerity of the German boast that Hungary would be defended to the last by the German army, quoted Ankara reports that the Germans had begun to dismantle all factory machinery In Czecho-Slovakia for transportation into Germany— a logical move If the high command had decided that it was impossible to check the Russian sweeps through Hungary and Poland toward Czecho-Slovakia. Not Guilty After Trial Lasting Since Early September S^JlnBo; Calif., Oct.-14-(#)••-rvMrs. Frances Andrews, Carrnel socialite, charged with the murder of-Jay Lovett, 13-year-old farm boy, was acquitted by a jury of. eight women and four men late today. : The verdict was returned -at 5:15 p. m. after six hours and 18 minutes of: deliberation. The jury took dnty one ballot.. It was unanimous for acquittal. Mrs. Andrews, 37, was calm as the verdict was returned and shook hands with her attorney and friends. The' prosecution had contended that Mrs. Andrews became enamor- German Relief Units Mauled At City's Door American Attacks So Furious Enemy Is Unable To Muster Counler- Attack Yanks Moviug Iu From TJiree Points Yanks Under Fire In Arnhem German Tanks Rushed From Aridiem Smashed By Air Power; British Hammer Out Gains By HOWARD COWAN London, Oct. 14 (tPi—U. S. troops converged from three directions tonight on the heart of Aachen, which at least for the moment was. left to its fate by German relief columns so badly mauled outside the stricken city that for 24 hours they have been unable to muster a counter-attack. Prom the northeast, tlie east and the southeast, the infantry dug dwindling German garrison from houses and cellars, moving slowly through the rubble to hold down casualties, while long lines of civilians streamed from the burning city into the American positions. The U. S. First Army could afford to take its time,: for the half- mile wide corridor leading from the city was as 'good as closed after a few small units were believed to have slipped in, last night to swell ths garrison to perhaps 2,000 men. ' 80 German Tanks Knocked Out Furthermore, the crack infantry and tank divisions which threw the British, out of. the Arnhem bridgehead, then, were rushed south to Aachen, lay -bleeding in the fields northeast of • the city, numbed by' aerial and artillery bombardment that knocked out more than 80 Two American paratroopers crouch amid bursting German 88mm shells as they dash through a field during the assault in the Arnhem, Holland, area, on Oct. 9. (AP Wirephoto from Signal Corps.) tanks. Every effort to bring up more tanks in an attempt'to throw the Americans from hard-won positions at the entrance to the great German plain had been frustrated, a ~ _ , . — • ---•----••• j «*. t»** jjjtiui _ iitnu trt^Cil li LUlil i ed of the young man and shot him high American .officer said. in a jealous rage after he had dinner with another Carmelmatron. Immediately Freed Andrews Mr* Anriri>a.« n, oc i™^ j- t i . ac- freed afto hivT™ imme . dla * elv hen. hammered out a half-mile gain ireea after ha\ing spent two sout h of Overloon Thrv fn.mhc. months in a jail cell, and-rejoined her husband, Frank. Andrews, former Army corporal. No witness to the shooting was produced at the trial. The defense contended the death either could have been suicide or the accomplishment of an unknown party. The night of the shooting, July 15, Jay Lovett' had dinner nt the home of Mrs. Nancy Undo. His dinner was interrupted by a telephone call. Soon afterword Mrs. Andrews appeared in a car and took him to her home, saying she wished Htm to attend a sick calf. The shooting occurred after Jay Lovett left the Andrews ranch house and WBS walking to his own home. Mrs. Andrews led neighbors to the body after, she said, she had heard a shot near her home and jumped from her bed to investigate. The youth was shot through the The British Second Army to the north, moving up its lines toward the Maas river facing Germany mldway between Amheim and Aac- Reds And Tito Allied Planes Forces BreakjReported Over Into Belgrade Western Reich Street Battle Raging Apparently Following Up Against Doomed German i 3,300 Bomber Raid .Slag- Okayama, Chief Nippon Base On Formosa Is Hit Mission Carried Out From Bases in Chinu But Largest Superior! Force of War Four U. S. Planes Are Uiireported Weather Over Target Good, and Visual Bombing Was Accomplished, Crews Reveal Garrison, Deserted by Commander BY RICHARD KASISCHKE London, Sunday, Oct. 15.. (&)— Russian and Yugoslav Partisan forces fought their way into the -2,000-yDar-old fortress city ot Belgrade yesterday and began n street battle, against a 'doomed German garrison whose, cqminander . and staff fled, Marshal Tito's headquarters ' announced last night. With Berlin acknowledging that "strong motorized" Soviet forces had reached the Yugoslav capital and Moscow t " ' ' of its suburbs, was expected shortly. In Hungary the fate of that last ed Over Cologne Area Yesterday "London, Sunday, Oct. 15. German radio broadcasts were interrupted early today with warnings that Allied bomber formations were streaming over western Germany again following yesterday's record daylight raids on Duisberg and Cologne. • A great fieet-of 2,200 British-based heavy bombers under impressive escort of 1,000 fighters heaped more than 8500 tons of explosives on German rail and canal communi- Washington, Oct. 14 OPt— A large task force of superfortresses attnck- ed Okayama, on Japan's island of Formosa, the 20th Bomber Command announced today in a com- munique which identified the city as "the most Important air target south of Japan proper." The communique said that "none of our aircraft so far has been reported lost." • The text of communique No. H: "A large task force of B-29 Super- fortresses of the 20th Bomber command today attacked Okavama, on the Island of Formosa. Okayama Us a vital Japanese repair base and supply depot and is considered the most important air target south oJ Japan proper. "The mission was carried out from bases in China. "The weather over the tarRet was good, and visual bombing was accomplished. Eyewitness reports of returning crews Indicate a successful attack. On this mission A larger number of Superfortresses "was engaged than on any previous attack. "No report is yet available on enemy opposition. The 20th Air Force reported iate today that four of the Superfort- resses which curried out a large scale attack "are unreported at this time." •The communique added that some of the planes were expected to turn up !iUcr at friendly uasts. This largest attack yet by the Superfortresses followed on the heck of the CHrrier-borne aircraft attack on Formosa. Because Formosa Is much closer than the target of some of the ear- Superfortress attacks on Kyu! telling of the capture i c , atlons In and immediately behind [Her Sup •bs. the fall of the citv! th ,l SieBfried Line yesterday. |shu, it was presumed the giant -•-•--•• * • nie RAF heavies, in one of their I bombers each carried a much heav- rare daylight assaults, burst all! ler load of explosives than on the ;outh of Overloon. They fought through iriire across the bodies of Germans who refused to yield an inch. Canadians on the seaward flank were under large-scale assault from strong enemy forces who were try- astride the South Beveland cause- cast of Budapest ""and' '"oebrcce'ri ( Dulstler E- 35 miles north or Cologne.! t! ™l the rounri trip flight might TVH V n'll*»Y'*» T\rt¥ViirTlrt*i f-v-nn»ir. V* n »i« ! 1 1 R ni71 n*- ^~ _t _ *- i i_ w . '( /"•_» T* __*-» I ll*l VP PfM.'/»fftrl n i^nti I O rtn/\ *..M__ big Axis satellite nation was being reeorrts for Ul e weight of bombs i longer missions, decided in great, four-day-old tank! 0 at a £ in E'e target by night I The communique's reference to or da t"e battles raging on the Magyar plains! 0 , 1 " °? y ° y dumping 5.600 tons on!™? mission being launched from between Szolnok, 50 miles south-r bis communications center of buses in China seemed to Indicate way, where Dominion troops havfi.115 miles east of the Hungarian cut off esc-ape by land for Germans on the islands in the Schelde estuary. Seventh Army Attacking • On the'southern end of the 460- mile front, the German coTnmunique said the U. S. Seventh Army had gone over to the attack in strong force on a broad front east of Re- mlremont, 30 miles north of Belfort. There was no Allied confirmation of this, but it was reported officially that the French First Army In this area in an advance of about three miles from previously reported posi- I .» • r t_ — -- -^ *-e j « tut- *»ji*^*> ** uiii pi ^ r iiyujij A i_^»vJi ttTU jJVot neao, just above the left ear. Ajtions was nearing Cornimont, only (Continued on Page 2. Col. 6) I (Continued on Page 2. Col. Head Of U. S. Steel Marries Mother Of Daughter-In-Law German Legation Has Fled New York, Oct. ;4 (/f) — Thomas "anklin Manville, Jr., much mar- fed heir to the asbestos millions, Plans to leave the bulk of his estate ct!caI acknowledge- m. - ment of his father's "long-cherlsh- interest In the development and sciencc ° f Manville'., provision for medicine MS will -was mad? public today papers^wcre filed In Supreme in connection *lth his efforts I tiM f c 8 n 'n limited powers over n trust -•• - him by The of $2,000,000 set up for father.' ' * the residue of his estate be used for the establishment of the "Thomas Franklyn Manville, Jr., Medical Education Fund." The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Cornell Medical College and the New York Medical College and Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital are designated as beneficiaries In portions of the will made public by Miuivillc's attorney. Manville specifies thnt tho fund be used for the education, support nnd maintenance during education of "worthy and capable young men " and women" who nre "uabie to fur- cxcciited Aug. 15. pro-Inlsh or have furnished them sufflci- the disputed fund and I (Continued on Page i, Co! 6) • Tlie Moscow radio said that the German legation staff already had fled Budapest "becaiiSR the hopelessness of the situation' is becoming ever more obvious." It was asserted that in Austria disorders are becoming widespread and that "mass arrests are taking place in Vienna." ' In London Count Michael Karolyi, 69-year-old former president of the first Hungarian republic, said that he was ready to return to Budapest If hbs countrymen should call him back and the Allies raised no objection. He emphasized, however, that he had never tried to set up an exiled Hungarian government here, but a Hungarian council "whose main endeavor has bren to urge Hungarians to throw over the axis and fight with the Allies." "Unfortunately," he added, "they did not listen to me «»n enough." Hancock Filling Station License Is Suspended Baltimore, Oct. 14 (/P) — Clifford R.. Snider, Office of Price Administration hearing commissioner, suspended, today licenses of 12 Baltimore filling .station operators and another operator at Hnncock, Md. ' Mrs. Hazei HntfSeld Spronl Becomes Bride of Ben jam in F. Fairless in Hnntinglon, W. Va. Huntington, W. Va., OcU 14 UP)— In a ceremony marked by simplicity, Mrs. Hazel Hatfield Sproul and Benjamin F. Fairless, of Pittsburgh and New York, president of the United States Steel Corporation, were married at noon today at the home of the bride's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Henry D. Hatfield. Tlie double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Hugh Thompson Kerr, pastor of the Shadyside Prwbytcrian CiiUrch, Pittsburgh, In the presence of the immediate family and a small group of family friends. The ceremony was performed before an alter of greenery flanked by tall candelabra. A violin and Harp played a program of wedding music during the ceremony. Mrs. Fairless' only attendant was her daughter, Mrs. Blalne F. Fair- lesi, while the groom WPS attended by his son. Lt. Blaine F. Fairless, USNR. U. and Mrs. Fairless were married last August. The bride wore ft floor length princess gown or orchid net over 1944. (Continued on Ptge 2, Col. j) capital. Budapest's leaders were reported seeking armistice terms. Germany Says Battle "Flux" A late DNB German news agency Colojme Pounded A mighty procession of 1.000 Lib- nave about 2,000 miles. . -,-., , erators and Flying Fortresses! *-"<ayania 1'OUr Ames poun'ied Cologne, 36 miles east of Aachen, in the heaviest Eighth Air report said the Hungarian battlc]Force raid since the siege of Aachen Wa i in(Ja »u COI ?P Ictc state of flux ." beean, upseting supply lines to the and said the bitterest fighting wns at Debrecen, last big escape route for German and Hungarian forces fleeing from Transylvania. DNB added: "This grand-scale battle Is no longer being fought by tanks alone hut by masses of infantry and other troops." Moscow announced that Russian troops had readied Belgrade's outskirts, apparently allowing th? Yugoslavs . an honor of being the first to announce major developments inside the capital. A Bulgarian communique also announced the fall of Nls, key junction ori the Belgrade-Athens and Belgrade Sofia railways 128 miles .southeast of the Yugoslav capital. Yugoslav Partisans combined with Bulgarian unite under General Stantchev In the, liberation of that town, Sofia announced. Allies Rolling Up Lower Balkans With the British seizure of the Creep capital of Athens the Allies were fast rolling up German troops In the lower Balkans, in many cases .surrounding coasiderablc forces and setting traps for their annihilation. The Yugoslavs have estimated that between 100,000 and 150,000 Gcr- imans never will be able to escape to the Reich. In the drive westward across Yugoslavia the combined Russian- Yugoslav forces captured lovfli;, 32 miles south of land the same distance cast convruiiiiieaUons center of Valjcvo. Soviet forces now are almost a third of the way to the Adriatic sea lu the west. South of fallen Riga In Latvia the Russians captured 10 localities, the bulletin said. German troops were fighting a savage delaying action as the Russians pressed them westward into the encircling arms of other Soviet troops that have sealed off northwestern' Latvia, Moscow Silent On Memel Although the Russians were reported battering at the approaches to Memel and Tilsit In German Prussia, Moscow was client about land operation* on that front. Berlin snld the situation hud eased battle done. Other heavy bombers swung south and struck Saarbruckcn and Kalserslautern behind the German troops facing the U.S. Third Army on the Metz-Nancy front. From all these attacks 14 bombers and 8 fighters nre missing. A few hours later the German radio reported Allied bombers were over East Five Rail Yards Hit Five raityards at Cologne were hit by the UJS. heavies. The Duisberg raiders were accompanied by 300 Spitfires and Mustangs which met '.111110 air opposition. Meanwhile, a large force of 15th Airforce heavy bombers flew far to the northeast from their Italian bnses and hit targets in Silesia, Including oil fields, a synthetic oil .Inland From South Coast By JOHN GR.OVER A In West China, Oct. 14 ''Pi—A massed formation of B-29 Superfortresses, considerably larger than any previous raiding group of the ginnt planes, joined in the air battle of Formosa today, dropping record bomb tonnages on the Important Japanese nlrforce arsenal and other installations at Okaynma. Tlie town of Okayama Jjs four miles inland from the Island's southwest coast. Its airfields nlr- crnft assembly plants, modifications centers nnd repair shops make It one of the prime objectives on the Wand devoted almost entirely to enemy mtmnry nnd naval operations. The B-29 attack was coordinated with the bombardment of Formosa by great fleets of planes from navy can-lew nnd marked a hlghpoint of integrated Army-Navy action in the South China coastal area. It wns another step in the tncll- factory fit Blechhammer and a f n ! P nttcrn °( fie American advance refinery at OdcrtaJ, nnd then flew J 1 ,° tllc P« rl "ieter of Japanese home Earlier B-29 raids were on on to pound communications ir. Hungary, Yugoslavia a»d Czechoslovakia. Pointed enemy war Industries far from tho scenes of other Allied operations. Jap Base For Philippine Blow 13 COUPLES WED OX 13th Farmasa Ls the base from wWch New York. Oct. 14. «r>—Yesterday, the- Japanese launched their lltrht- Fridsy the 13th. 13 couples \verc;nlng nffcnslvrs in the Philippine* married in the marrlnge llccase bu-|and the southwest Pacific after Penrl reau chapel. i fc ontinMd on Pa( , e c , ) somewhat. ^ j~^ f »_. .^ German Civilians Are Both Defiant And Grateful For Aid By WILLIAM SMITH WHITE (Immense basket bclwwn them Outside Aachen, Oct. 14—(fl 5 )— There are children of flvc, und men About 3,000 Gorman civilians cvacu- of 70 and more, atcd from Aachen moved today up Extraordinary as it \x, these peo- a cobblcstoned road of Nnzl defeat. !plc look at you os though they had This strange parade now plodding past Is heading for n 20-ncre area a right to demand your sympathy. A man of about 60 stopped before whom civil affairs office-re have ar- one of our military policemen «nrt ranged temporary shelter. Food for: told him in perfect English: "We 5,000 German civilians has been or-{arc so glad you have come, We dcrcd there. hnve waited so long." AH the people In this ro;ii.- ; ,n a«i| When some of our plan« came walking, carrying every sort of con-: over, n woman put down her , tnlncr from handbags to cloth bus- ; looked up. and nsked "American?" Btnjumln M. F»lrlen . . ,,,,.,., :Mt*, Only the aged, bnbics, antli Told that the planes were ,' rs nttnckctl Mcmcl.thc 111 nrc brought out In triicfoJ she smiled broadly. , £ nlslit. Thir bul- i Hc« a woman rides In .1 dump! You get the Impression thai Lhew said nine German trmisports cart pulled by another woman, people nro working laboriously to on Ptge t, Col, O [There arc two women earring an! Ingratiate themselves,

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