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TWO SUNDAY TIMES, CUMBEULAND, MIX SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 1915 Byrnes May Be Urged Td Keep' Mobilizer Job Might Reniuin IJiilil Koose-'; vrh'Lcngiift Treaties Are J Given Senate Approval, '. It ]* Indicated ' : -- I March 10 i.-fV-War! Mobilize! Jaimii F, Byrnes rnay re-- i;;H)hiccT. his decision to quit -when) OVfi Euiopeun war ends and -stay on: ?!)'«• job until the Senate acts on the| pro)eit«>ci world security organiza-; tlun, ;neii<ls jsald today. ; Byrnes tried to resign, several. nimith.4 apo. ;Wheix President Roose-! Tell persuaded him ;to stay on, hei announced he would remain In of-! fie* uiitil after the Oerman military' ecillnpAc. He said he wants to en- icf, prlVHte Jaw practice, his pro-; Je,sji!oii beiore lit became a member; of the House, the Senate -and ihu; Supreme Court. . ~ : • .. With :-|^i!s pointing to a possible, esriy termination of European lig'hi- tni!, fiirnirr .legislative colleagues predicted Mr. Roosevelt will ask his No. I home front. n.v,istaiit to keep the government post nnd help jockey :he League treaty through the Sen- Hit'. ' . ..'-.-•• ' [ Vii»soi« .Move Strengthens Belief ; The pre.Mrienl's appointment of{ Fr<=d VI. Vlnson, the stabilization dl- 1 rei;tor, a* federal loan admlnistra-1 k/r lent somr weight to this view-i point. Three Probes Federal Unit Are Underw Rommel Planned Ashing For jCombat Troop! Commodity Credit Corporation Uuder Fire; Three Employes . Dismissed for Improper Acts Washington, March 10 (-4V- Three Investigations of the Commodity Credit Corporation are under way amid House consideration ot legislation extending the agency's life and hiking Us borrowing power. Frank Hanock, head of the CCC. told reporters yesterday that -three CCC employes had been relieved as a result of the agency's own probe He said Marvin Jones, war food art- Armistice, If Hitler Diedllii Europe •^ j .1 i Go To Pacifi British Uroadcusl Says Gen oral Was One* of .July Coiispiralors Againsl Nazi Leaders London. March 10. (<Pr-The BBC declared in a German language broadcast tonight that Marshal Erwin Ttommel, "Hitler's favorite general," was one of the July conspirators against the Nazi leaders and would have asked the Allies for an armistice if the assassination plot had succeeded. • Tiie Germans on Oct. 15 announced Rommel's death of wounds suffered in France on July 17. ' I The bomb attempt on Hitler's! life was announced by the Germans! House rules committee 'earlier this week, that the FBI has completed a preliminary investigation. : YV'ould Delay Legislation I House Republicans want to postpone action on the legislation until the appropriations commttte completes an investigation of the agency's "procedures and practices." Indications are that the GOP members Monday will move to recommit to the banking committe the bill giving: the CCC a two-year ex^ tension from June 30 and Increasing Its borrowing authority from $3,000,! 000.000 to $5,000,000.000. A'mail Identified ns Fred Waischer, 40,'lies on » Cliicago hospital bed. <rlght) after being removed; Alleging improper CCC operations. minlstrator, has asked an Inquiry by as having occurred July 20. the Federal Bureau o£ Investigation.! The British broadcaster, sayingj Rep. Wolcott (H-Mlcli) told the'lnat more facts had now been as- Cross and Crucified Victim in Jail Hospital certalned about the scope and char-j y i: acter of the conspiracy against Hit-' ler, said Propaganda Minister Goeb-j bcls statement that it was "a small and unimportant clique'' had been shown to be a lie. : The BBC's German editor said "whether Rommel was in fact wounded in an RAF attack or whether ho was got rid of by the Gestapo I do not know. In any ease his elimination was very fortunate for the National Socialist regime." The broadcaster, saying "information I gathered in Paris has now received complete confirmation from other sources," declared that besides It' been understood 'generally' 110131 a 10-foot cross Uefti to which his hands had been nailed. Lt. William Touhy is at left, an interne at! Republican Reps. Taber of New in roncresa that; it Byrnes per-' right . A Chicago policeman examines the 10-foot, cross. Steel girders behind cross are supports of elevated > York , and t ^ e ^ e of Wisconsin as-' r . ' •__. ..„•!.-«_-_- .". •• '• ---_. ' •• • .,.- . iscrtGd on tnft iToiisc floor VCSLCVCIELV sisted in leaving, Vlnson .would be: railway. promoted to the -svar. mobilization] — :—•• post. Whether the .President would; wftnt to push William H. Davis,; the new stabilization.-director.'on up : .'i' the ladder without more >• .In. his new job was' a. matter of conjecture, • • Friends also pointed to Byrnes' ^Fugitive Faces!° llio Cit y Gets Transylvania C?. •-.'•• , . . ' . •.' -f-vi ' ' i T» i • r • '••>.• '•-.-• Flood Relief .with Prime Minister Churchill and! 'Premier Si aim its further Indlca- Swollen Ohio and Scioto I Rivers Reiluee Pressure on Portsmouth - , • o i • _ • lion that the war mobilizcr might! fcjjfHpeii (.Convict Sought ill;. •Portsmouth. O.. March continue in the government. Byrnes Building Kenres Quietly, the dlrr.unitlvc South Carolinian has been busy since then) building fences against an expected uttacfc against what he regards as the iiccompllshments of the Big Killing of MV§. iNanry Boyer, in Fashionahle Capital Apartment 10 that the i Joseph -Medley. «-yenr- mat ine, com . lctt i ;1 the slaying of Mrs. I Three meeting. Byrnes' theme has been United States naturally'-did not get- Nttnl ,,, all It wanted at Yalta, but that the .- w .'., ^" " .Russians and British exhibited whatj s asnmgto " " P " U " to-him .woa a to compromise. From- long experience in congress Byrnes knows about compromises. He. talks the language of legislators who are confronted almost daily with the necessity .for finding a cotn-i swollen Ohio and Scioro rivers (slowly reduced their pressure on the jfloodwall and sandbag dike protect-1 [ing this city today. : j | Authorities remained vigilant,! .however, and refused to permit the >Rshmgton, March 10 .i.,V>—Police j retwn of citizens to !nw areas which Iserted 011 the House floor yesterday .(that "people on the in" with COG had made "millions and millions of dollars" in grain market speculation. • .'•• : Democrat Takes Tssue Rep. Folger (D-NC), took issue with the allegations, saying the Republicans are seeking to make alleged "faithlessness to trust" by isome hireling, or two" in the CCC [into a Teapot Dome scandal, j The CCC administers the farm! j commodity price support program Hungary's Share of Miller'sjnnd handles food purchases for Balkan Loot Returned to Bucharest Under Armistice Terms Turned Back To Romania iMauy to Receive Tlu-J Weeks Furlough at Hoiui Before Beiug Sent to] Japanese War BY ELTON C. FAY Washington, March 10. .(^)—i of the combat troops now in E»n probably will visit the folks at lioJ before going to fight In the OricJ but such soldiers as engineers service force men won't. This prospect shaped up loci from an address by Lt. Gen. Br«hJ Somervell. chief of army forces. •:..-. Tlie General,' in discussing kj night the job of redeploying (after V-E Day, mentioned the ta. of "moving troops back to country, handling their furlougri re-equipping them and shlppiJ them to the Pacific." He said a'J there will be a movement of ir.J and supply directly from Euroi to the Orient. And he spoke of til necessity of providing new stagiij areas and port facilities in Pacific. -..-... Plan For V-K Day references, taken togetlitj _ apparently present this plan iV-E Day: Combat troops gcncrall Declines Medal Sgt. Joseph Kusaila, 24,'(above) of Water-bury, Conn., wrote Gen. _ _ George C. Marshall declining theism be snippcd"to~the UnUed'sVatc] bronze star awarded Kusaila for hf usual practices arc followei. _ . _ . -• , "leadership under fire.'' He said the hnanv will ect about a thrce-v*d Rommel, Generals Otto von Stuelp- Amn . nwl refused to gnmt him n i ™ dU, thenteglnmoving w nagel and Alexander von Falken- commission at OCS on the ground i Pacific hausen, German commanders ini he .. lflcked . qu aimcations -of a lead- France and Belgium, were in on, er -, ( AP '-\virephotox the plot. Von Falkenhausen was dismissed from his Belgian command in December, reportedly for being "too easy" on saboteurs. Von Stuelpnagelj was variously reported last August j to have been Injured by "terrorists' 1 j and to have committed suicide after) the anti-Hitler plot failed. Half Maiiclala Tlie General mentioned gettiiJ ready to handle troops coming bac| from Europe "for redeployment return to their homes." There has been speculation abo'j jthe number of men to be dlscharg-| T -f-f . -." 'after V-E Day, ranging from I -1-1 l-l «-» •!-» ft o !250.000-a-month figure through r All J_i Cl il\.l a ports t j, at 1,000 or 2.000 veteran ifrom each division in Europe migrJ pinned a murder charge today on U-ould be inundated shottld a break old escaped! occm . j n the flood defense. g of Mrs. fashionable Moscow, March, 10 {!T, —Northern Transylvania, Hungary's share of Hitler's Balkan loot, has been re[stored to Romania. '.end-lease. Service, Journal !Allied Forces »* TJi^r> C^.*^ -^i- TT«r.^l Hits boviel Head . The Ohio, which crested at 64.34! ._,,.., .feei.-H.94 above Hood stage—ves-i Marshal Stnhn informed Premier .. . Uerday; had fallen about threei p «ru Groza of Romania in a letter t'ieiru^^ K . r ;.... I made public today that under terms of the Sept. 12 armistice the 17,400 square-mile territory vas being re- questioning in the bathtub deaths, 1 Mayor John M. Salladay declared of two other women, both of whom' 8 situation of "the gravest peril" rilpri frnm nnTintitrai /.„„«,. .mi i still existed, and issued a proclama- died 'rom unnatural causes obscure. still lsllu existed, a!lQ issuea a proclai .tion forbidding resumption of busi- h!m 48 hourj; • nUer Mr - ness and residential activity jn the body was found in i ler ilo«'-lymg section. He indicated busi- TUOII for almost whol-i al , artmfnt -hot uiree times Inspec-l" ej * houses might be allowed to )jr divergent %-iews. , HorKolvrt.J Barrett chief of Dls-i reopen and Citi2elis te permitted Beyond that, he can talk a* friend Strict of Columbia " detectives. oo-| to return to tnelr h to .friend'with adinlnUtrat»%n foes:talned a warrant charging Medley! nver dr °PP cd to 62 ' The Marshal inlbrnied. Romania's new premier that it-was his government's responsibility to keep order, protect minorities, and to see that war front needs imposed upon Chesapeake Bay Authorily Movei Maryland and Virginia Would Plan to Conserve • Natural Resources Annapolis, Md.. March 10 (/P>— Tentative plans for creating under a 1785 compact a Chesapeake Bay authority- for Maryland and Virginia to conserve natural resources were disclosed today by Governor O'Con- Division ing Attacks on Stiffen- Armv-Navv Publication!' e(r \ Ja11 R « sisla « l « c hl Says Stalin Requires Rul- U,,c<mquere<l Areas : ers to Come to Him Washlngtop, March 10 (if) — Tlrt Army and Navy Journal, comment- on reports that Stalin might attend and Estimate Impossible War department officials insisul f, ». today that until the situation i| Column- Europe, including the size of the «j cupatlon force, is known, it is irr.J possible to make even a rough mate of this total. • To prepare the staging areas arj port facilities for the former Euiol pean combat troops, the army's pcrj jsonnel skilled in this work must fi Ad-|to the Pacific in advance—prcsurr.l By JOHN GROVER Southeast Asia Command .i.^-.- vanced Headquarters, March 10 <fP)jably immediately upon Germany'l »o«rn and eastern were met. wcU'iis Roosevelt gupporUra. . {with murder in the first degree.! .Bus ness and industry- still were a -recent luncheon!The warrant was signed by United Vmtla51y at * standstill, and some nlssioner Neoriham C. 9 '°°0 persons continued-to occupy ini i iuit:» ivmiic* \%cj<; iiicrv. -: . ,1, Soviet- newspapers, hailing the =' on i heHhad ' lor. The governor said that the proposals resulted from recent discus- hen Byrnes took .senators behind suites Commissioner Needham C.l • scenes of the Yalta meeting was Senutor Wheeler fD-Mont.i, out- Turna'tje. Search Centers Around Pawn Shop temporary abodes in the hilltop i section. T-I 3 j-» _i HCr ° car Htanding crltlu of.tha admlnlstra- The search for Medley, who WRSI tlon'B foreign policies. Wheeler in-jserving a 30 to BO year sentence i Umated subsequently -tiiat Byrnes' tor kidnaping- arid a'rmed robbery report hadn't changed his views, but I when he escaped from a Michigan i others said it never hurU to talk Ufate prison last November, centered L thlnss over In a friendly fashion, [around pawn shops '< j • Yalta Support Credited to Byrnes j. u ^ s OTi a pattern of finger-! At BuenR rlsta ' Some credit for the apparently;prints, found in the Boyer apar favorable reception of the'. Yalta ment. • and a series of pawnshop! report by a majority of, members visits by a man identified by shopi went, to Byrnes. Senator Chandler proprietors as Medk-y. that the po-j (D-KY) said the administration Jlce picked the escaped convict ns ; would feil ths loss keenly It the their man. • J | War Mobilizer doesn't stay on, Medley has been : Indicted in the "So ln.r as. relations with con-t,^ lk y mR O [ ^jj^ L; A. Flsh»r a 28-i Bress arc concerned." Chnndler de- yeRr .old textile worker whose body! and ill a The organization more than 1,000 persons ,, _ here, ap- and the Coast Guard take food to them. clarcd, "his .loss, would-be almost irreparable. He certainly can help get th« world organization treaty a<lopte<I." .-I . Senator Maybank (D-SC), a friend of long standing, said Byrnes Is keeping his own counsel about future plans.: biit added: "I cert,»inly hope he )}tflys," .was found in a New Orleans hotel bathtub Christmas eve. ValIran-Russian Pact „ | [„„ y USp Again on Farms transfer as Soviet faith in new regime, declared that sabotage and terrorism in the province under the recent government of Premier Nlcolae Radescu had made it impossible to restore the province earlier. Romania Made Plea For Territory Groza and.--Foreign Minister Gheorge Tatarcse'u wrote Stalin that "It has been the ardent desire of the Romanian people to see themselves-once again -ftitliin the limits of Transylvania, part of which was unjustly torn away from thecs." "This province," their petition continued, "was liberated, thanks to the heroism of the Red Army, in close co-operation with the Roman- Ian army, and the Romanian people in northern Transylvania await impatiently the day of their return jw-ithin the borders ot Romania." M:irviati<l Farmers Will Be Groza-pledged his government to in the death of Mrs. Blanche Zlm-j merman, 38, a telephone operator,! whose hody was found in s Chicago!hotel Feb. 17. -. I Faced with Shortage of Workers in 1945 College Park, Md., March 10. Met Victim Throiigh Friend | Maryland farmers must make itscj ?"'.. , Medic}' had made, the acqimin-jof prisoner of war and other re-[ ^ lance recently of Mrs. Boyer, Bai>;placcinenL to the greatest extent "look after the rights of nationalities living there, being guided by the principles of democracy, equality and Justice for the entire pop- promised lo maintain j Darden of Virginia in an to co-ordinate policies and regulations of the two states in the bay area. . • • O'Conor said in a statement that Ire two chief executives had agreed upon the proposal in order to achieve uniform measures with a view to eliminating Interstate conflict on handling conservation problems. : •'••-. ••' -•• ' The Maryland- governor said that he had asked immediate steps be taken so that legislative authority might be given during the • present sessipn of the Maryland General Assembly and that representatives of tlie two states had conferred on the subject In Washington last Wednesday and Friday. • Under the plan, he explained, questions affecting the Potomac river would be taken up first by appointed officials of the two states. Fisheries problems would be studied n Nations meeting at San Francisco sectors, was in Allied hands today next month, today remarked edl- «? the 19th division con.... . ^t^^'lpH if= afTapk-c nn .Tnnfinp?;e nGtorially: "It is doubtful if the Soviet leader would or could make such a trip—he requires rulers to come to him!" Half of the city of Mandalay, in-[defeat. Such personnel would ir. elude service forces, engineers, sign;! corps, transportation corps and hcs{ pital men—about all who are nc-i combat men. ' :''••' j In addition, Army Air Forces al| ready have indicated that most el its air crews probably will go c.:J rectlv to the Pacific after V-E Da?! «n-lce tinned its attacks on Japanese fences in the center of the town. Resistance.increased as the enemy apparently recovered from the surprise achieved by the 19th in its plunge from Madaya, buti X lit «.nli_ri-i.iv, *n L 0^1 » *v.t. unuiiv^ntiuii ' — . , . . nl» referred to what It'called the| 11 was unclear whether the "dog-in-the-manger attitude" of «e acUon *'« ™rely a ™rgi ™* Gen. Charles De Gaulle. Asserting that Russia, as an ally of France, "necessarily looked out for her interests" «t Yalta, the Journal said: "Therefore, it smacks of ingratitude to him (Stalin) for De Gaulle to reject Mr. Roosevelt's request for a conference." Reviewing the European war, the publication said British Field Marshal Montgomery may lead an attack on Germany from the north. "That the friends of Montgomery have not been satisfied with his relative subordination on the Western Front has been repeatedly indicated,'', the Journal observed. with special attention given to law enforcement. the joint bodies would take the; Woman Arrested For Violation of Parole Tight to cover a retreat or whether the enemy intends to make a house T to-house fight for Mandalay. . Mandalar Hill Free of Japs •p n , llf , (S ! f UllltS Maryland Soloi Mandalay "mil. dominating the E dogate Grove. Frederic KV nn »h« -ash was commetelv! • p ounty . Has Narrow Escape From Death . .. on the east, . ( cleared of Japanese after sharp andj bitter fighting.' • • i Disorganized parties of Japanese! north and east of the city were Frederick, Md., March 10— (ff- being annihilated. These groups Robert L. Grove, Democratic mem-j have been operating as snipers onlber of the House of Delegates from the flanks of supply columns, but Frederick countj, narrowly escape" have not been effective in retarding Allied operations. ' Northeast of Mandalay, elements of the 36th British division closed in on Mongmit. an important road junction south of the Shweli river, the closest column being five miles, their grocery store, said doctors toWl from the town. ' I her had discovery been ten or 151 Jap Roadblocks Smashed j minutes later he may have died.l In the Meiktila area south of j Mandalay British troops were push- Stalin "Taking in*,o consideration the I tributaries within the boundaries of Maryland and Virginia.;. Dallas. Tex., March 10. WV-Fed- j ine out ' alon g a n roads radiating eral authorities today arrested Mrs., froln the cky several Japanese Bonita Mae Hart, Dallas, lB-year-l roadb , ock5 were sraHslled . old mother of two children on fed- At Rangoon nnrt pv Ome , supply eral complaint from Baltimore! dumps were raicted heavily by B-24's -harging violation of ]— u ""— Placed on nrobation jrett said, through a third person during 1945 to meet food goals, Paul v.-ho met him tn a downtown Wash-jE. Nystrom declared today. May Be Renchrtl, Roi)ort;iiiRton restaurant. The man. police! Nystrom. supervisor of the Unl- sald, had been, seen in Mrs. Boyer's j vereity of Maryland's emergency London. March 10—oP)—Tiic Rome .radio, : quoting -what it said were ULI i*.i, i ii«xi. w.,1,.** i *j\. v-n tii *»n „->. AJIJJ c* o | • i,-i oii-j" \ji • iTirn _j inij\A n c-tiici gC'^L. j company.frequently since that time, farm labor program, said there were and attended a card prirty Tuesday 32 camps m the Free State last if act-that the new Romanian government, which has assumed the direction of the country, takes upon itself the responsibility for necessary order in the territory of Transylvania and guarantees the right of the nationalities and the proper functioning of all local institutions YiUlcan City rcporU. said : today I Rt ! her. Rpartment. Barrett said. Her year for. prisoners and seasonal har- „„„.,..,„,„ that; Vatican circles had author!-! body was found Thursday night. ; rest workers. He added that even ^rvine he reeds of the fron the tatlvely. confirmed there have beeni .Search of the apartment by policcimore were In prospect this yean i^v/et ROTernment hfls deckled to American aUcmpts to bring abovit! FI " er tne slaying dLsclrsed the lassj The Army's Third Service Com-ij^jjfj. , ne pct .ition of the Romana rappronchmcnt bctwcn Russia and[ o{ a 5500 fur jacket and an emerald maiid au-cndy has announced Uiatn nn governnient and, in accordance the Vatican. The broadcast said Vatican c-ir- fles pointed out that It Is possible nn agreement between the Vatican and Russia nifty be reached. Lfiter. Rome radio said.': this agreement could' be .strengthened to a, concordat between the Holy See and Rus- 'sirt. .- , - • 'and diamond ring. between. 6.000 and 7,000 President Siciis Law Baltimore i for receiving government allotment They reported he was making rapid] recovery. Grove snid he had detected gtul fumes while reading in the apan-l ment over the store and had gor.el to the cellar whe"e he found the! chimney elbow loose from the stoker.J The cellnr door swung shut behlncil jhlm and in a few minutes he begiml weather. Planes on the 10th. U. S.jto feel dizzy, but was able to makt were uncertan because of adverse - ,. . <i i,**»•*-..*, *. »n**^^ »*.. •,»•»» . ^i*«.» ™-. -*•• - \.\j ictv <ji/_f,>, UL»U r* no Qiyic t\j ini\f~ checks from two soldiers, she v, as, Alrforce Rnd BritlEh formations h ts wav from the cellar to the store transferred to the junsdiction of contmued to support Uie Meiktila U-h C re he lost probation officer in Dallas, where she was arrested when she called and Mnndalay operations. Heha and Toungco airfields were J Dealin« With Insurance for mR u at the po-stoflice generaljhinddamaged routlraids delivery window. . • j almed at dC j iy!ll g the Japanese use: Washington. March 10 (A 1 ) — President Roosevelt has signed legislation granting an anti-trust moratorium to the insurance industry until Jan. 1, 1948, The chief executive said the respite would provide M _ U ....... ^^, an opportunity for the "orderly agreement ""of I correction of abuses" which he said ll ' Barrett said Medley, had been.prisoners of war would be availablej SeDl 12 1944 tonere* to the estab-l have existed in this business. Identified by pawnbrokers as the in-;to work on Maryland farms and Inhishmenc O f 'an administration o "^" 1 "'" """ ' dividual who had pawned other furjcanneries.; The prisoners will be tne Rorna , lin n government In Tran coats and valuable rings in Janunry.iImported into this country within - - Mrs. Boyrr divorced. Her: the next three of four months. Reds Converge : (Continued from Page i) • .the «ame dUtance south of Stettin. alto was ' . daughter, wife of Lt. Donald C.\ "If the food goals for 1945, which Mitchell, of Cambridge, Muss., wasiare so vital to the war effort, are In seclusion here. Whereabouts of|to be achieved," Nyscrom said, "the |Mrs: Boyer's former hunband was not, best possible utUlzntlon must be i ascertained. mnde; of the available labor force . . Gaining thl5 hStth srround opposite the. Pomrriinian ->.«pitftl jthe . Hiis- xi tins were reported ' in : front dls- p^tchp.^ .relayed through \fo.<;roiv to hnve begun shelling : Steltln itself. Tne northern wing of Marshal O. K. Zhtikmv's. Flr?.t White Russian Army captured 2,000 more prisoners, the Soviet communique said, and a dfopntch' said that Red Army spear - iirad.i had broken into -..the streets of Altdamm, : . . ;: Tiehter Control On jn lid supply', of machinery. Inex' perienced labor .must be trained .T i i r> 5 T ntid 'carefully supervisee'." irnrked Loal Looms Last- ear' bout 2.50 Last-, year' .about 2.500 foreign T ,. . ..• , i ••'" workers w«re Importeti into Mary- _\Vs,shi"8ton March 10 ./P; --jumd by the War Food AdmlnlMra- - w i w service, and of war prisoners _ Tlghar controls over dlroribu- Included in new solid fuels admin-' ; were used. istration regulations which go Intoj effect April j. . . . . , • ' ' Details of the new triicklng nile.v L 1 ,, i U nl , ^ f probably will be made public nexn A , ct lul -''., l " To sylranla." Pravda .said the Red Army had taken over the area under the Rad- escu government becaosc the former regime "not only did not halt ter- roristic, sabotage activities" but "shielded them." : ',-'•'• Jzvestla declared Trnnsylvftnia remained virtually in the front zone and the fact that the Russians were I turning .the area over to the Ro-j manians revealed Soviet trust "in' the new Romania, and the Romanian people evaluated tlie significance of this generasity." Transylvania,, with a total of 40.530 square ] milos, had been a I Balkan '- sore spot even before Uir lend of the first world war. when lit was taken' from Hungary and The bill gives insurance companies an opportunity to adjust themselves to conform' with a. supreme court Heart of Tokyo (Continued from Pzge i) between the mouths of the Sumida and Naka rivers. Some officers claimed unofficially that the raid was the most devastating single blow ever laid by any war upon any city in the world. The area of destruction, If laid upon' metropolitan New York, would 'of the field. ' Not a single enemy j (Continued from Page r) i plane has been reported in the air armies were lined up on the Rhine over central Burma in the past 24 in position to hours. decision holding them subject to j cover all the industrial sections of the AntI Trust laws. It was signed by the President yesterday. Brooklyn and Queens and half their residential sections, plus Manhattan from the battery to Sixtieth street. Bomber crewmen choked at the • j smell of the burning Japanese cnpl- . , ..,„ - . - Ital. The odors rose thousands of of the Xambales foothills, the com-| fcet aud came !n through open bomb Yankees Drive (Continued from Page jj week It was said at SPA todav. Re-! ' r • •. i Q " • ' wns lnlccn lr , om ] ports current in the amh'racliei ". .Llllll ICCl !^ei'Vl.eei cedccl to Romania. f\ .» .1 : _.__ __'••'.*... *. . I • . ' :' • < Mnr-f nnm 'KI'OT^Otrl'V 1 fields were that a licensing system for Individual truckers ft'ould be 'The attack .toward SUrtltln was j inaugurated" sx j,!o-v singeing nmtcli between him-! Under present regulations. Northern Trn'ixsylvanJn. representing. : less than half the entire Philadelphia, March; 10— Ml—Ai area but '. with a population of or tnkvbut for to! the north- cry are rr.r.trlctcd to a monthly ton- . ' i 3G-.vear-old father of nine children, 2,500,000. was returned to Hungary ' . ex " cctlng ' a tenth - sftirl p.-vst Mnrslial K. K. Rokossovsky's Second-White Ru.vlan ormy forces wprc makln? RlsrantSc strides In nar- thn Baltic trap where thou!.»'of Germans are pinned In the b^lness ^ C ^conU"caTe™ a aUemptsi <l " Dtiotl stnt!on Bfter'bcing' , northeastern tip of .PV)mcrarila and tho..adjarent Gdj'nla-Dnnzljt sectors, .,'... 300 Towns Overrtm : . .:. Advancing up to 17 miles In. 24 .Jiwita the« troons 'overran more thmi SCO townj and villages and .*qucT7,«ii the Germans Into a 1,750- pocket. The gains were nagc of 80 percent of their average! for the base:pericd of 10-12-43,-but luck of precise records in what used he hM accepted by : thc army for limit- I Henry J. Huston, a hosjery knitter, i was examined yesterday at the In- to prevent "wildcat" operations. Tokyo JVcwspnpors : from.2A to IA when he to . [remain In his S70 to $RO a. week Job 'jrather than switch to war work at t lower wages. In Augiwt, 1940. when that Balkan nation became a Hitler-partner.' > The population. Is 'about.-. 58.'percent Romnninn, nlthoush there nrr a million or more Hungarians. Tre area L"i.-. rich In minerals, forests, has natural gns and some oil nnd la a good agricultural region. Unpublished Todnyj Selective service officials ,'nid Mrs, JWPB Says Tin Reserves Tokyo broadcasts said-the Amcr- Tokyo radio broadcast an Imperial leans landed at Zamboanga. on commun i quc wtl i c h said the flames Mindanao's southwest coast, Friday spread to tne imperial Palace and Civil Service Positions Offered nl Fl. ? * -r. rr, i . Baltimore, March 10 i/T 1 /— Typists. Still on the defensive, the . Gc mans- were building up artillery .a desperate effort to knock out t iLundcndorf bridge at Remagcn be-1 'fore the advancing American infan-1 yond reach of the crossing. s Eighlh A!r storekeepers and stenographers are ' broke 1]p an aUemp t by G. figlu . now needed at Fort eorge . my p | nnes to bomt, tne brides Meadc. the Baltimore office of the][ nis afternoon in a spectlcular air Fcvirth CJ. S. Civil Service region 'battle. 3,000 feet, directly above ' ' announced. bridgehead, ' while German and I , It was emphasized that persons nc-, Alnerican an ii-aircraft gunncu ccptme these job.s will release sold-l nlie{ i the sky wlth flak> ' iers for active duty. Standing outside the bridgehead I court ministry. All fires, the com- munique said, were extinguished In after United States' naval vessels pounded the coast. ; Japs on Luzon Sealed In eight hours Yanks hitting thf enemy's Shim- Newspaper Plants bu line, a chain of caves and em- ip^ R USS j nn xass news agency replacements between Antipolo and Wawa in.the hills 14 miles east of Manila, have sealed several thousand Japanese troops in their underground chambers and pierced the first line of Ihe defenses, MacArthur said. Marines En ler (Continued from Page i) •'••' But. Marine sentries discovered Tokvo ncwsnaucrs failed to tllc enemy in time for quick action. IOKJO newspapers lautu 10 ,!_,.„„ u^ht/^ tv,» h n ninf(ovi publish today. Indicating their plants were damaged or destroyed. Premier Kuniaki Koiso warned the people that "the enemy will no doubt Increase his bombings x x x and is While Hares lighted the battlefield, the Leathernecks cut down the Nipponese with grenades, machine gun and rifle fire. : While Japanese resistance seemed The First Cavalry and Sixth ln-!i anc ). Inn try division. 1 ! made gains against j the Snlmbu line, using artillery' to drive the Japanese into their caves and tunnels, then creeping forward to close the entrances with dynamite and leaving the enemy troops to die in their self-dug tombs. The Yanks also captured installations used launch rockets planning for landings on'the main- 10 l:e .slackening,' yesterday on the r . - " ° ' T't+lr-rt tH**4f{r*nf hnnr>ii ft-r»r\l I Mrf> Third Malay raid, announced by the 20th air force In Washington, was by a force of about 40 B-21K They bombed the rail line at Kuala Lumpur with "good results:'. All planes returned to theii India base. •; Tills strike was but a teaser in comparison with Uic night attack on '~ ' " " ' rgest force of Sup- put in the air. They by the Japanese to (Tokyo by the largest :« capable of flying C rfortresse.s ever put ii —~—^^— 'Huston woum receive a nase auot-i 4 itf"\ i r i-"*"•*"* *^.ta..-*», ^.» K .. V .^. —. .•^•-•ojui 1^*^*1.^0^-) t^'-i ^m/ m VM\^ ILJI, ^HL-J Tokyo newspapers did not publish jmnnt of $240 monthly from'the ROV-! Arc »J»ngn« - OUsly Low j four or- five miles The devices new from bases here and on near- j_.. _ *i _i . . .. _ i ._ . T . n .. l • _ __ IrniiM flrn rhrflr* rrvV»tc clmiirf nn*»- l u.» c* n t^ n « «„,! Ti>,;«,, todny after the night Superfortressjcrnmfint after her husband enters! ",„ .. . ''.'•— — could fire three rockets slimiltane- by salpan and Tinian. tn saif <h > (to- f ^( ,* "Id on the CBpllnl the Soviet, TasR-tlv: nrmr I Washington, March 10 i/Pi — Gov- [otisly. Tlie missels, containing seven Two of the big bombers were lost i-bennine Were ret«««Jit Jnto the )Nlws n ^" c 5' reported'In a dtepauhl Neither the board nor Hiuton internment reserves of tin have reach- propellent charges and loaded with over the target, one to antiaircraft -r mam were rnrenunR mw U e, , n ^ ^ » . d a -^ngcroiuly low ever, the,picric -add. were conceded to be fire and one to an enemy night U^UJIIH - , • . -i_i-.i._ ™^_ I ,-. . War PrnrlunHnii Rnnrrt xa ri tnrfnvln: Vi>rv nou-prfiil. hi^ of rtrmbtful accu-1 ftirhtBr -and Hna .eees around J Nad ,av Nazi naval '"'• Premier Stalin In an order of the "* • dftyBnhounfcd'jthe fnll of'tauen- 2^ . .burg, last big northeastern GermRh — ftronghold In Pomernnlu. Tills 10- rj way junction town Li 3D miles west v •' of ; Gdynia, former Polish nnval •'* base, nnd 35 milts northwest of Dan- tlB city. A late Moscow dispatch xaM that *?<jvi*r. troops which FrWny had captured Rlielnfeld, : nine . miles t- Jilt Invest of Dnm.lg. had broken mto trie suburbs of the once Free •City.stnd were bringing up Bed nr- , ,; 10 snrli tlio Hnltlr: jx>rt., munlcallon* ConiinlMlon. The re- service. IWar production Board SB Id today : ln| very powerful,'but of doubtful accu-! fighter. port would indicate the newspaper J planM were In the extensive fire I nrea. . . ::' . :••': : [tnly Gen, i\r«rio Roalla »i ;announcinug still further restrictions racy, ion the use of the metal. i The agency said current imports Ccrinnny I'roliibits South America and elsewhere r» | T>. 4 juruin ouuin /\iLicri(.n HUU cificwncrc Jvcportecl Kfc-Arres tod | amount to less than 15 per cent of MaJ. Gen. Curtis Lc May said at his -command headquarters that Tokyo reported without conflrma- "this looks like the most successful Say "Forts" otl Lu«on lion that American Superforts were: attack we have made to dave." using bases in the Philippines forj (requirements, resulting In stock piles strikes on Formosa. Tobacco Cultivation' London, March 10—The Pnrisibeing depleted at an "alarming • rrndlo said tod.iy thnt Gen. Marlojrate." Before the war about 90 per London, March: 10 (/n—The Ger- RaatU. whose escape last week pre-'cent of this country's imports came nn food-ministry today probihitcd |clpitated on Itallnn government from the Mnluynn fltates nnd Uic man cultivation of tobacco lii the Reich i crisis, had been re-arrested, decreeing that rill ;land In: Baden.i The broadcast quoted officlnl tlie rhief tobacco i-.ilslng province.!Rome reports, be devoted to srnwlng potaloe.i. | Rontta "5n another yfrtr, Germnu smok-jRome an Indie.i, now occtipled by Japan. One-new restriction prohlblis Ihe 'use of .'.tin In the manufacture of Able to Triple Damage Brig. Gen. Laurk Norstad, chief MacArthur's communiques have [of staff of the 20th Air Force, who reported daily strikes on Formosa'came here from Washington to or Into the China sea, but never'observe the nilwion, snld that "II have disclosed the kind of plane'. neccssiiry' 1 fleets of 1.000 or more making the attacks. Headquarters !B-20s would be sent against Japan said yesterday air pntroli hit enemy | Brig. Gen. Thomas S. Power of ."•hipplnft. In the Snklshima Islands,;Fort Worth, Tex., who flew wuh the "s . beach front. Hie enemy continued his dogged rom prepared ; strongpolnts, and sniper fire was heavy. Airforco Teams WHh Navy Army fighter planes based on airfields wrested from the Japiinesc on Two i earned with naval carrier aircraft to support the Marine advance. Fleet units offshore and land artillery jwured shells into enemy positions, blasting openings for the Devlldogs. planes In small numbers, probably from Bonln Island fields Lo the north of Two. made a limit) attempt to support their loud fighters on Two Friday, but thtj turned tail before American ackack and nir defense. Army Liberators bombed the Japanese airfield at Chichi Jlfna In, the Bonlns Thursday and Friday, the communique said, while Marine and Army planes hit. enemy Installation* 1n Ihe Palatis and at Kusal nnd Ponapc In the eastern Caroline.-;. • . ,; :; Navy planes bombed Wake L«lnnd so 1 : 1 \ death last night when he was over-B t. come by coal gas fumes from furnace at his place of business,-li»B r attending pliysiclans reported Mrs." Grove, who found her hus-I band unconscious .on the floor oil Applicants were asked to go to the! Df 50 squarc miles, enemy mediuir. Civil Sen-ice office, UO-4 Equitable i nr ttu e ry and tank guns blasted at Building! in. Baltimore. Persons now | t i, c . brfHgehead and 'the bridfir. employed in essential work were re-' — — . . quested not to apply, -j;; 1 1! ll P s • o: G across which TJ. S. First Army gum. ncn and tanks streamed in cndte? | jrocession. To the south, the U. S. Third Army hammered within two miles of the Rhine city of Coblenz, and flushed 9,000 prisoners from the Eiffl ' mountain trap which it .shut on six enemy divisions by a junction yesterday with the First Army. First Army Moves Fart On the north side of the trap, the First Army seized 20 miles o: the Ahr river. At Brueck in thr heart of the Eifels, the First Army was cisht miles or less from a FCC- ond junction with the Third Army In the center of the trap. Tlie Firft Army's prisoner bag yesterday was 3,000. On the north end of Ihe froil a field dispatch said the Iong-hel( Wcsel pocket on the west ban of the Rhine collapsed under combined blows of the'Canadian Firs: and U. S. Ninth armies. As Allied forces drove within tw miles of Wcsel, in the northwest corner of the Ruhr, the German. 1 blew both bridges there and rearguards fled across the Rhine tn barges In a storm of bombs anri shells.' . . Tills was the final act In the battle west of trie Rhine which Supreme Headquarters estimated coxl the enemy 100,000 men in prisoners along .since Feb. 23. Twenty-two German divisions were destroyed or .so badly mauled they must b« refitted. . '•• . Fi'ldny, for the fourth orr. might liavi- no more cignreltd." ;was Italian army chief of s»aff underjpnlr of automobile Ixxltr* nnti fi-mi-! n Borlln brondnist commented. Hie. PiisrlM roclrnc. ' tT.'*. : . - j OERMAX SUB SUXK tendon. Mnrch 10 f/i^i—The Canadian corvelte, St. Thomfis, sank « • GcnnRii. submarine lurking nlontf tow on the China const. w«t of For-'flntnc. He added: "It wns the srrnt-;.Inpniu\so Inyndcrs of the Amrrlcnn tho route of » rccrni Atlantic con- inru-n's southern lip. .e.sL show on cnrth." jlslnnd. ': :'' '<ioy, It WM nimounccd Kxlny. .. , , ., .'scnpfld while on trial Ininutomooile solder, nnd also the use!northeast : r,f FVinuosn, nnd xhot-raldlns planer, reported the target far this month on the airfield nnd dlaii crimes ohnrfjc*. Helof soldrr coiuninlnp Jin In n\r re-'rfown n Japanese fighter nenr Sws- area WB.I left "IKornlly n sen ofioi'aer Instnllr-ilon.-; .set up by llie;Ger,

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