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For Stand Ca ap Suicidal PC A TTO TT F77T1 INDEPENDENT -THESTATT 56th Year, No. 28 20 Pages Friday, June 15, 1945 Entered at P. O. as second-rlns matter under Act of Congress March 3, 1S79. Published every morning at 112 N.

Central Phoenix, Arizona. Telephone 3-1111. Sinjcle North Borneo Capital Taken By Australians, TKird Airstrip Periled By SPENCER DAVIS MANILA, June 15 (Friday) (AP) Brunei, important little river port and capital of the North Borneo sultanate of Brunei, fell by default to Australian Ninth Division infantrymen who walked unopposed into the bomb-flattened town Wednesday, it was disclosed today. The town, 16 miles from the nearest landing points when the invasion of British Borneo began last Sunday, was occupied after a hot march through the lush jungle against scanty Japanese opposition. A communique from Gen.

Douglas McArthur's head Reds Set i Trial For 16 Poles ONDON, June 14 (AP) it li Russia announced tonight that 16 Polish leaders would be tried within the next few days for "terroristic acts of diversion" behind Red Army lines. The announcement came on the Vve of a conference scheduled to open in the Russian capital tomorrow among representatives of the Big Three and various Polish factions for the purpose of organizing a broader-based Polish provisional government. At least one of the Poles invited Yank Casualties Total 1,107,097 WASHINGTON, June 14 AP) The end of the war in Europe was reflected today in army and navy casualty reports showing an increase of only 5,048 in the past week. The rise, one of the smallest for any week in months, boosted total losses to 1,107,097, including 233,138 killed; 616,013 wounded; 53,446 missing and 115,500 prisoners. The prisoner total actually is much smaller than this figure, because of liberation of American soldiers in German hands.

Henry L. Stimson, secretary of war, explained, in issuing the army casualties, that the report was based on names received in Washington through June 7 and represented action on the war fronts through mid-May. The army total of 899,953 was an increase of 4,118 over last week and the navy toll of 117,145 was a rise of 930. Bomb Goal Is Revealed By Arnold By RICHARD O'MALLEY to trie meeting, former premier Stanislaw Mikolajczyk, a leader of the Peasant party, was reported by tne British press to be prepared to demand the release of the 16 accused Poles as a condition to participating in the parley. Four Are Identified Russia announced May 6 that she had arrested the Polish leaders.

creating a storm in international relations and leading to a break 1 quarters also announced that other Australian units on Labuan island, in the mouth of Brunei bay, had moved within a half mile of the Timgalai airstrip along the Hamilton road and found not more than 500 Japanese opposing them. Defense Is Stiffening The defense was stiffening, however, with mortar fire and snipers on the increase both in the Tim-balai area and in stubborn pockets north and west of Labuan airstrip, which already is being used to some extent by the Allies. Timbaiai is the last Japanese-held airfield of three in the invasion area. A headquarters spokesman, commenting on the light casualties on both sides, said "many thousands" of Japanese were scattered throughout West Borneo, although the slight reaction in the Brunei bay area indicated that no sizeable forces of the enemy remained there. Labuan airstrip, on which engineers were rushing improvements, will provide an excellent field for heavy bombers some 800 miles from Singapore, the spokesman said.

He cautioned, however, that restoring it would be a big b. because of Allied pre-invasion bombings and Jananese demolitions. Artillery-'tter planes already are using its and weed-grown strip. Air Support Given U. S.

13th Air Force Mitchell medium and Lightning fighter-bombers and Royal Australian Air Force Beaufighters and Kittyhawks continued strong support of the invasion forces, striking heavilv at Jesselton, British North Borneo, northwest of the Brunei bay area, setting large fires in buildings and fuel dumps that sent smoke feet into the air. Light naval forces shelled and started fires at Miri. oil-field district 75 miles southwest of the invasion sector around Brunei bav. Australian infantrv nressed ahead down in Big Three negotiations on broadening the Polish government. Earlier this week the Paris radio reported that Harry Hopkins, President Truman's special emissary to Moscow, had effected the release of the group.

Moscow for the first time iden- tified four of the arrested group in tonight's broadcast announcement. They are Jan Jankowski, vice premier of the London Polish gov- 1ernment-in-exile: Gen. Bronislaw Okulicki, former Polish underground army leader; Stanislaw Ja-siukowicz, former parliament National party representative, and Adam Bien, Peasant party member i and former Warsaw judge. Announcement Quoted Soon after announcement of the arrests early last, month Foreign Secretary Eden of Britain characterized the group as "nearly all the leading figures of the Polish underground movement." Many of the Ifi seized, he said, were Der- of their tanks, encountering only industrial Osaka and Amagasaki in small-arms and machine-gun fire a first-anniversary raid, on the Brunei march. Arnold, chief of the U.

S. Army Natives they met outside of Brunei (Air Forces, personally disclosed the reported the independent attacks! heavy Osaka raid in a dramatic on the Japanese bv the fierce press conference in which he de-Dvaks. who blow 'poison darts i tailed his program for "complete HOPKINS REPORTS OV MOSCOW MISSION: Harry Hopkins, I'resiuent Truman's personal representative, reports to the. President on three-week mission to Moscow. Grouped with the President after breakfast in the White House are, left to right, Joseph Davies, who recently returned from London mission; Adm.

William D. Leahy, Truman's chief of staff; and Hopkins. Three U.S. Armies To Stay In Germany President To Speed Ratification WASHINGTON', June 14 (AP) SSoon after the world organization i charter is signed in San Francisco, President Truman will fly it to Washington in the hope the sen- and Prime Minister Churchill. The White House made this dis- I I By AUSTIN BEALMEAR A rT I IT1 VT TJ XT' A nniT AUTITDC! T.

11 A 11 v. ate will ratifv it before he meets originally planned will be kept mnnth vith viarcii ssmiin American armies one more than at. least until December, it These armies are the Third, Seventh and 15th. The Ninth Army was learned authoritatively today, if the situation changed by the ena will be returned to the United States in July, or shortly thereafter. closure today along with plans tne japanese were quit "iJ'lllu unprecedented for necessary to keep three armies A highly-placed source said that nf 1945 to a point where it was not jtne occupied zone, the 15th Army sons the British thought should bei included in a new, democratic Pol-: ish government.

Tonight's Russian announcement said: "As is already known from a Tass (news agency) announcement of May 6. the military authorities of the Soviet front arrested a 1 group cf Poles, headed by General Okulicki. accused in organizing ter- rorist and diversional activities and1 of being in possession radio transmitters in ision of illegal in tne rear oi soviet troops on rousn territory, i "At present the investigation of mis, case Dy ne or ine mm- 111 Pritmg malstracy ha, Caution Is I'rged a "The persons to be tried are Okulicki. Jakowski, Bien, Jasiuko- wicz and others, in all 16 persons. The case has been directed for ex- rmination to the military tribunal of the U.

S. S. R. The trial is expected to take place in a few days." Unofficial quarters here saw indications, however, that the Brit- 'ish hurl hpn tinnprl riff lhaf the trial of the 16 was imminent. A I fnreiffn offirp snokfsman had fni- 1 month in his home state of souri.

The Truman welcoming rallies lsilish Defense Ord raere AN FRANCISCO, June 14 kJ (AP) Japanese broad casts today called on the peo ple to make an island fortress" of the homeland and de clared that "scores" of Flying Fort resses and Liberators from the European war were coming to the Philippines for increasingly heavy aerial attacks on Nippon. Premier Kantaro Suzuki boasted at a press conference in Tokyo that plans for the defense against invasion were "complete and perfect' and that even 500,000 American invaders would be met by forces "five or 10 times superior." One of the series of broadcasts heard by the Federal Communications Commission said "the next phase of the American offensive against Japan" would be in China while preparations went forward "for a direct landing on the Japanese mainland." Count Yoriyasu Arima. Japanese food czar, appealed to the people to "rise as one determined special attack (suicide) corps and defend the islands "to the bitter end." Dr. Hiroshi Shimomura, president of the Japanese board of information, said the emergency measures giving Suzuki the power to rule by decree were necessary because all other war measures "were quite insufficient for the present war situation." The Tokyo radio professed to see in Gen. Joseph W.

Stilwell's visits to the Pacific war theater a clue that the Americans would strike first in China in co-ordination with the Chinese armies. Domei news agency declared that U. S. veterans of the air war in Europe were arriving at Philippine bases" and that American "air supremacy in the Okinawa zone was being consolidated with frantic speed." Smaller Bombers Operate It said that five bases had been completed within a week and that the big Naha Airfield, best on Okinawa, had been put into use. From these bases, Domei added.

Liberators and Mitchell and Marauder medium bombers attacked the Japanese home islands Sunday. Two Liberators attempting to raid the Tokyo-Yokohama area today were shot down, the agency reported. The Tokyo home radio said Su perfortresses had extended mine-laying operations last night to west coast waters of the main Japanese island of Honshu and had dropped more mines into the inland sea. A domestic broadcast admitted the plight of the garrison on Okinawa was "truly desperate" but that Lt. Gen.

Simon Bolivar Buckner, American troop commander there, had been made to suffer the "embarrassment of a formal rejection" of a surrender demand. Military Takes Over Suzuki told his press conference he would not resign with the fall of Okinawa but was "as determined as ever to carry on my job to tide over this national crisis." He said in reply to a question that the supreme war council of all field marshals and fleet admirals and various other high-ranking military leaders "now functions virtually as a war cabinet," indicating that the military had just about taken over rule in the homeland. For the American invasion, the aged premier had an easy answer "We have only to smash the enemy seaborne force while at sea. When he comes to the shore, strike him right there. When he lands, destroy him on land.

That's all." To land even 500,000 troops over a period of months, be said, would call for enormous preparations. Distance Relied Upon In the Normandy invasion, Suzuki continued, the Allied invasion force had only the narrow English channel to cross and he wondered if "United States strategists are taking into full consideration the vast distance separating Japan from the United States." Should a landing be effected, he said that Japan was "in a position to concentrate at all points forces five times, or even 10 times larger than the enemy invasion forces." Unlike Germany, Suzuki said, the Japanese army and people "are only too willing to die in action for the cause in which they believe." He said Germany quit with a large number of troops intact and after suffering comparatively few killed in action. "If the entire nation is really determined to overcome this national crisis and is ready to sacrifice their own lives for the caiise," he added, "there is absolutely no reason why we should not be able to defend our own soil from enemy invasion." Chinese Officers Shot For Theft KUNMING, China, June 14 (UP) Three Chinese officers have been executed by a firing squad for theft and extortion in the handling of military supplies for Chinese armies, it was announced today. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, in a firm move to prevent a recurrence of the old Burma road "squeeze" that throttled the movement of supplies to stricken armies, approved the decision of a five-man military tribunal and personally ordered a death sentence. The officers involved were Liang Lin, a former mayor of Changsha who held the rank of major general; Maj.

Gen. Huang Yao and Col. Pao Yun Fei. All three were officials of the Chinese Service of Supply, which is responsible for supplying new Chinese forces striking south of the Yangtze river. Posing Girl Is Killed In Plunge From Roof OAKLAND, June 14 (AP) Shirley Diana Reposa, 16 years old, went to the roof of an apartment with her mother to pose for a snapshot.

Her mother, Mrs. Dorothy Seeley, adjusted the camera. Shirley, preparing to pose for the first picture, stepped backward. She toppled through a skylight and fell six floors to her' death. Clark Is Confirmed As Attorney General WASHINGTON, June 14 (AP) The senate late today, confirmed Tom Clark of Texas tb be attorney general, succeeding Francis Bid-die, effective June-30.

Clark has been serving as an assistant attorney general under Bid-die. Ht confirmation ws by voice States for possible transfer to the Pacific The Third and Seventh Armies which men would be sent back to the United are to stay as long as the American zone of Germany is cc- will be held in his home town ofSome Japanese wanting to surren- uumicu, win jiivjuuk iiif iVMjtvvj jucii'iiiuri'fnuruLt uuut; aim in originally selected for occupation sas City the next day. It will be copies 5c daily, 10c Sunday. $1.25 per mo Last Key Defenses Captured By WILLIAM F. TYREE UAM, June 15 (Friday) (UP) U.

S. 10th Army troops, surging 800 yards across the Yaeju-Dake plateau, captured the last major Japanese defense position on Okinawa yesterday and the end of the bloody 75-day campaign was in sight as the doomed enemy began surrendering by scores. Maj. Gen. James L.

Bradley's 96th Division veterans of Guam and Leyte, driving into fierce Japanese fire in the center of the front, seized Yaeju-Dake Hill, a 500-foot height also known as Hill 167. after a fierce struggle. That gave the Americans the last important height looking down on the plateau which ends at 100-foot cliffs which fall off into the sea at the southern end of the Japanese pocket, now cut to an area of about 12 square miles. The hill was seized bv men of the 381st Regiment, as the First Marines on the west and the Seventh Infantry Division on the east shredded the Japanese flanks with advances up to 800 yards. The two flanking forces were approximate ly two miles apart across the i southern edge of the plateau and one column had slashed within less than three miles of the tip of Okinawa.

Dispatches told of what for the Japanese constituted wholesale surrenders. Scores of enemy troops and thousands of civilians, many urged on by Japanese-speaking i Americans broadcasting over loudspeakers aboard jeeps, were giving i up. Faced with being pushed i Pacific war. On one sector an Eng speaking Japanese called out: Stop firing, I'll bring in my bud- Idies." He went back to his lines rPtUrned with eizht others. i Q(r hOWCVer 06111 CUt uOVVfl ihv thrir own romraries The Japanese force numbpred no! CViR Jrhlhi lmuu6 -Adm.

Chester W. Nimitz daily war bulletin announced that as the one unit of the 96th seized Hill 167 hold, a halt mile to the west. On the eastern flank, Maj. Gen. Archibald V.

Arnold's hard-bitten Seventh Division veterans pounded out gams of .300 to 700 yards as they drove almost 1,000 yards onto the southeastern edge of the plat eau. One spearhead hammered into the center oi Nakaza town, a mile and a half southeast of Hill 167, against moderate to heavy resistance. Mai. Gen. Pedro Del Valle First Marines on the west launched a surprise attack before dawn yesterday and drove forward 600 to 800 yards to widen their front on Kunishi ridge.

The marines atop the ridge had been encountering trouble getting supplies across a half-mile wide rice field from the coast to the height, but relays of si Sherman tanks pushing ahead by night or through smokescreens brought up sufficient reinforcements to launch the assault. Other units of the First Marines hammered southward to the area of Mezado. 2-Ti miles from the southern tip of the island. To the north, units or tne Third Amphibious Corps made an unopposed landing on tiny Senaga island, three miles southwest of the American-held capital city of Naha. The Yanks captured five naval guns.

On Oroku peninsula opposite Naha the Sixth Marine Division mopping up enemy remnants rounded up more than 100 Japanese, who surrendered. The Japanese now were faced with surrender, death in battle or suicide jumps off. the 100-foot cliffs in the south, much as they did at the end of the battle of Saipan. Tokyo, virtually writing off Okinawa as a lost cause, reported that the Americans already appeared to be preparing new Pacific invasions. The enemy admitted, however, that it did not.

know whether they would be directed at China or the Japanese homeland. Chinese Attack Two Key Cities CHUNGKING. June 14 (AP) Chinese troops attacking on a broad front in South China have reached the suburbs of Liuchow and Ishan. key strongholds in the shrinking japanese transcontinental corridor to Southeast Asia, the high command announced today. Enemy garrisons were being pounded in the northern suburbs of Liuchow, site of a former American airbase in Kwangsi province, and also at Ishan, 43 miles to the west on the Kweiyang (Kwei-chow) -Kwangsi railway.

The Chinese were forced out of Ishan last Monday following a severe Japanese counterattack, believed launched by rearguards pro tecting the enemy's withdrawal from the corridor which once connected Japanese forces in China with 200.000 enemy troops in Indo- China, Thailand, Malaya and Burma. American airmen aided the Chi nese by strafing enemy lines from Liuchow northeastward to Heng- nfa; iged 21 Japanese aircraft in the area. mil vimi Jiumt: ul ine i iiitri i the presidency 12. this trin will Hp dovetailed wit the San Francisco journey or made separately after his return from i California depends on when the world organization conference anoiner DacK imo me soum-closes. 'eastern outskirts of Ozato strong- through reed cuns.

The Dyaks ambushed and killed 14 Japanese in the last two days, the natives said, using darts, swords, spears and crude bayonets attached to dart guns. Open Cagayan jValley Neared By RUSSELL, BRINES MANILA. June 15 (Friday) (AP) U. S. troops scored a three mile advance Wednesday through ixonnern Luzon moumams, ucn.

uougias iviacArmur announced 10-day, placing them two miles from the entrance to Cagavan valley. where the biggest enemy force still at large in the islands is believed to be deployed. As the Americans toiien along the mountain trail, medium bombers and fighters in 500 Tuesdav blasted and strafed the Japanese supply" lines through the valley, further reducing the enemy bottled up there. Thev were past' the bottleneck of Orioung Pass where the terrain begins to flatten out toward the Cagayan plain. More than 40 miles to the soutn-west, the 3.3rd Infantry Division was onlv six miles irom ine- iso lated enemy supply base of Bokod after overrunning the towns or Tabio and Ambuklao.

Bokod is 16 miles northeast of the summer capital of Baguio. Supplementing wide-spread air strikes at enemy supply lines throughout the area, shore raiders landed at night on Sangihe island. south oi Mindanao, Diew up six large warehouses, destroyed a number of watercratt ano un drew without loss, MacArthur's communique said. Mopping-up operations proceed ed on Mindanao itself. Minor gams were scored northwest of Davao port.

Blast Kills Germans LONDON. June 14 (AP) Ex change Telegraph said today in a Copenhagen dispatch tnat neany 600 German navy personnel and spectators had been killed in two explosions at Flensburg. The dispatch said the blasts occurred when a mine was dropped while a large store of explosives was being moved from a warehouse. several days urged caution in con-(huge navy show, "Meet the Navy, nection with Moscow dispatches! which will be presented Saturday that settlement of the Polish issue evening. June 23, at Phoenix Union was imminent.

jHigh School Stadium, it was dis- The exiled mvrnmont Vipi-p in closed yesterday by committee whom TmaiorUv of fhe arreted members of E1 Zalihah. Temple, pSleTowe aTeSce' cKrS- S2 Shrine' SPn" the men were seized after being.sor of the sh(nv-invited to the headquarters of Corporal Richards, whose father 'R-ussian commander in Poland, who is W. A. Richards, of Chandler, is had offered to arrange their trans-! a member of the U. S.

Marine Corps nortation to London. The exile group has refused 1o recognize the validity of any forthcoming nego- riaiions in wnicn it is not represented. Air Forces Cancel Plane Engine Orders DETROIT. June 14 (AP) The Air Technical Service Command announced todav cancellation of $10,000,000 in contracts on Pratt and Whitney engines made by the Continental Aviation and Engineering Corporation, Mus-keeon. Mich.

GUAM, June 15 (Friday) (AP) The American bomb load dumped on Japan will reach the rate of 2,000,000 tons a year by July 1, Gen. H. H. Arnold announced today just as 520 Superfortresses were strew mg 3,000 tons of incendiaries on 'and utter destruction' of the ene my homeland by air. The gigantic desolation already wrought in Japan by a series of Superfortress raids, that have totaled about 75,000 tons since November, will be as nothing compared with the devastation the enemy may expect to start within hardly more than two weeks, Arnold made clear.

The scheduled 2,000,000 annual bomb tonnage would average 5,480 tons each day, and the five-star commander of the air forces erimlv declared: "If that is what Japan wants, iDy God, that is what she is going to get On First Visit on his first visit Here on his first visit to the Marianas area and the 21st Bomber Command, Arnold disclosed that the program for Japan was the same as for Germany aerial destruction of her industries, with the aid of Japanese-acquainted iaV xj 1 1 i i ri it r.s, da i pointed out, are that Japanese industry is concentrated in A smaller area, but is better dispersed among homes and small plants. "We are going to more than double the tonnage we are going to drop on Japan, starting July 1," Arnold added. "Starting July 1, we are going to drop 1,700,000 tons and forces of Gen. George C. Kenney (commander of the Far Eastern Air Forces) 300.000 tons.

"You know what will be left of the area from Tokyo to Nagasaka, which is all of Japan that counts industrially." He disclosed that the May bomb tonnage on Japan was 24,000 and dwelt on the reason for t' "complete arid utter destruction" program. Small Shops Are Targets "Japan has a thousand small targets in backyard workshops and homes," he explained. "Suicide planes are cheap and can be made in a backyard. That is why we went into the destruction program to defeat Japan. It is necessary to destroy five key cities (Tokyo, Nagoya.

Yokohama, Kobe and Osaka). It is going to be a terrible place to live in." Today's incendiary raid, marking the first anniversary of B-29 operations against Japan proper, (Continued On Page 2, Col. 2) him with pink roses, Eisenhower rode through the streets to the heart of Paris, accompanied by Gen. Pierre Koenig and other French and Allied dignitaries at the head of a 17-car procession. Eisenhower nodded and grinned characteristically from ear to ear as he heard and saw the tribute.

Procession Is Stopped Twice the procession was stopped by women clamoring to embrace the general, once along the grand boulevards when they almost plucked him from his seat, and again at the Bastille Place, where they swarmed all over the official CCLF At the Arc de Triomphe, French troops representing the nation's leading regiments formed an honor guard at the base of the war memorial where France's unknown soldier of the First World War is buried. Eisenhower walked slowly half-way around the circle, while bands played martial music. Gen. Henri Giraud, who headed the French forces which fought with Eisenhower's armies in North Africa, greeted him at the arch. "Well, it is certainly good to see vou," Eisenhower said, shaking ihands with tnegea rencn nero of two wars.

Company officials were quoted astne DU aaying the termination, affecting ahearl r-rinci pally the engine model 4 ft 1 I Valley Man's ft marine oon Heads Show CORP. HANK RICHARDS, son of a Salt River valley rancher, win be master of ceremonies at the and win appear on me entertain ment program along with a group of returned combat veterans of the Pacific. Prior to entering the marine; corps he was associated with the Columbia Broadcasting System as writer, producer and director of outstanding network shows. He has written such coast-to-coast broadcasts, as "Cavalcade Of America," "Lights Out," "First Nighter," and "Uncle Ezra." Bonds Are Admission Admission to the show, which is being held in support of the Sev enth War Loan drive, will be by rchase of a war bond. Tickets dy have been put in the hands ARIZONA totals, qurtas and percentages included: Quota 'irCent $9,590,000 $15,000,000 63.93 Others to Ind.

$6,830,000 8,000,000 85.38 Total to Ind. $16,420,000 23.000.000 71.39 I Ul 12SUU1k atniu aim iucjiiutio jl 1 3 the retail division in Phoenix and other Salt River valley towns, it was announced by W. D. O'Neil, chairman of the ticket committee. Workmen started yesterday constructing the huge aircraft carrier silhouette on the grounds of the high school stadium.

The wood structure will be 100 feet long and will fly the flags from one of Uncle Sam's real carriers that saw action in Pacific waters. Featured speaker on the program will be Rear Adm. Wilhelm Lee Friedell. commandant of the 11th i Naval District and commander of a submarine detachment in World I For his achievement in the ilast war. Admiral Friedell was awarded he Navy Cross, the navy's highest decoration.

Carnival Is Planned The Phoenix Junior Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a street carnival. Saturday. June 30, to boost the sale of individual bonds Phoenix. Jack Egan. general chairman, revealed.

It will be held ion Central avenue between Adams i and Monroe streets. i Committee chairmen include Art jCorbett, bbnd auction; L. S. Mal-jlory. street arr-ngements; John IGalvin, public address system; Qzel (Trask, accommodations; Whit Car-iroll, music, and Bob Mosier, carnival attractions.

1 Approximately 3,000 sales personnel from Phoenix retail stores assembled in the Fox Theater yes terday morning tor pep talks (Continued On Page 2, Col. 2 uuii. soldiers possible to the. Pacific as nnifk-lv a nnihlp whilp loav- ing enough in Germany, the high command is now transferring riivi sions around in all American armies in Europe. In the next few months, some 2.500,000 troops will pass through 17 redeployment centers of the assembly area command, en route to the Pacific, the United States, or the army of occupation.

Supreme headquarters announced that thousands of American troops, comprising more than 60 service force units, have arrived at assembly area command camps in Northeastern France for direct routing to the Pacific ans the vanguard of one of history's largest military movements. Move Set For 104th These service forces will be fol- lowed shortly by the Second. Fifth and ah lntantry ana loth Armored Divisions all under the Third Army when victory came and by the 44th Infantry Division, all of which will be routed to the Pacific, by way of the United States. The 'announcement of these five divisions today brought to nine the total of divisions definitely earmarked for Pacific duty after stopover in the United States. The 97th and the 86th already are en route, and the 95th and the 104th will leave soon.

The Fifth Division, first Ameri can infantry outfit to arrive over-iseas in this war, will move into iCamp St. Louis, near Mourmelon, ijune 19. The other four divisions will arrive in the redeployment staging area between June 18 and 20. Maj. Gen.

Royal B. Lord, com-Imander of the assembly area, said every man would be moved out as quicKiy as transportation permitted. Ninth May Follow Which of the divisions now under the Ninth Army will be sent back to the umtea Mates alter July 1, and how many of those reaching the United States will then be forwarded to the Pacific, could not be learned. It was assumed, however, the Ninth Army headquarters would follow the First Army to the Japanese war theater, no matter what divisions were under its command. The 75th Infantry Division, wnicn enaea tne European war with the Ninth Army, has been selected to staff the 17 assembly area command redeployment camps.

It is commanded by Maj. Gen. Arthur A. White who will have the problem of billeting, feeding, entertaining and transporting the huge number of men pouring through the camps. Officer Parachutes, Drowns In Pacific SANTA MARIA, June 14 i ad uapt.

Aixonso Ci. Seagraves, son of Harold Seagraves of Tucson. was drowned Wednesday when he bailed out of his twin-engine fighter plane leading a flight on aombat gunnery training mission over the Pacific ocean. Captain Seagraves, a former British Royal Air Force pilot, trans- ferredl to the U. S.

Army Air Forces in He held the Air Medal aim ine ouuin ivicuauion. Sof Jimp 51 Latest word here is that the conference expects to wind up by June 2.3. The President still plans to visit Olympia, either before or immediately after his San Francisco speech to the final session of the united nations conference. He also received a second invitation today to visit Oregon while in the Northwest, but no commitment. Charles G.

Ross. White House press secretary, told reporters the President will fly the San Francisco charter to Washington and present it to the senate without delay. He did not know whether the President would go in person before the senate and ask approval of the historic agreement. Some senators said Mr. Truman would like to have the charter given the required two-thirds sen ate approval beiore he leaves lor the Big Three meeting to talk about peace treaties.

Prime Min-. ister Churchill said today this meeting will be held before July 26. Long Hearings Seen "Leaders have indicated to the President a desire to get the charter ratified as soon as possible," Ross said. "That is quite agreeable to the President. He is going to submit the charter very soon after its signing in San Francisco." "However, he has not made any demand for early ratification.

There has just been a meeting of minds on the necessity for early action." Senator George, Democrat, Georgia, acting chairman of the foreign relations committee, said hearings would start immediately the agreements are received. But he looked for "some drawn out" arguments. In San Francisco, Tom Conn ally. Democrat, Texas, chairman of the committee, was confident the senate would ratify, but expected committee hearings would require two or three weeks. Nazis In Mexico Plan To Remain MEXICO -CITY, June 14 (AP) A majority of the 179 Germans released by Pres.

Avila Camacho May 31 from internment in the military prison of Perote, Veracruz, have come here, and spokesmen for them said today they are preparing to form a co-operative agricultural colony. Most of the 110 ex-internees were sailors of German vessels taken over by the Mexican government during the war. Their spokesmen said they are negotiating with the government to purchase lands, on which they will form -a co-operative colony. Thev have pooled the 1.000 pesos ($200) apiece the president gave tnem upon their release, to pur- cnase collectively agricultural lm piements Many of these Germans say they Izens. havine married women of the Parisians Cheer Eisenhower On Anniversary Of Downfall By MALCOLM MLTR, JR.

PARIS, June 14 (UP) Five years to the day after goose-stepping Germans entered Paris in France's darkest hour, General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower rode triumphantly today through the freed city and received the nation's highest homage. Under the same Arc de Triomphe through which Adolf Hitler's ft-9J5, on which production had not yet started, would have no appreciable effect on manpower requirements. A War-Time Cook Book THIS popular publication will "-K "itci inc iwiu ru Ul Tl 1 iiujim jjiuuic-iu. j.i inciuaes alternatives for meat, and sugar substitutes.

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C) troops tramped on that tragic June 14 of 1940. Eisenhower was award ed the Cross of Liberation and the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor bv Gen. Charles De Gaulle, presi dent of the provisional French government, while 250,000 spectators cheered and shouted "Vive Eek (Ike)." Eisenhower stood at attention while De Gaulle pinned the decorations on his tunic, facing down the Champs Elysees, which was a mass of people who had crowded close to see the man who had directed the defeat of Nazi Germany. Beside the commander in chief stood his chief of staff, Lt. Gen.

Walter Bedell Smith, who was awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion oi Crowds Mob Car "General Eisenhower, we recognize you are our companion of liberation in honor and in victory," De Gaulle said. Overhead flew warplanes towing long streamers which read "Bon Voyage, Ike," referring to the general's coming visit to the United States. Eisenhower had flown here from Frankfurt-on-Main this afternoon aboard his personal C-54 transport, nrriv-incr nt th Orlv Airnort. In his open limousine, while I crowds of joyful Parisians pelted ilSlhorinp- riass in tho nnartort nflvanty Th ila funtuia and Moraniio..

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