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CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE: THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1942. o CHINESE CIRCLE BURMA RD. TOWN TAKEN BY JAPS 10,000 Invaders Slain; Fail to Win Kinhwa. War Developments in East China CHUNGKING, China, May 28 I Thursday (.IPi. Chinese troops have encircled Japanese occupied Lungllng, the Burma road town west ot the Sal-ween river in Yunnan province, the central Chinese news agency reported today. This encouraging news came after the Chinese had reported that n Japa nese army of 100,000 men driving southward in the seaboard province of Chekiang had suffered 15,300 cas ualties without being able to take Kinhwa, the provincial capital. At least 10,000 of the Japanosc were reported killed. Front line dispatches this morning raid the Chinese had beaten off a third violent Japanese attack on Kinhwa yesterday morning. "The defenders themselves also suffered some casualties," these reports said. Hurl Tons of Shells. The Japanese were hurling tons of artillery shells and aerial bombs on the Kinhwa defenses without being able to advance, it was said. The American "Flying. Tigers" were reported still hammering Japanese troops in the Salween river area, presumably in the movement on Lung-ling after the Chinese had repulsed Japanese attempts to cross the river. The surrounding of the Japanese in Lungling, 25 miles west of the river, indicated the Chinese were making good in a counterdrive. The Chekiang fighting, however, still was the major front. Situation Still Precarious. About 1,500 Japanese were killed when they advanced thru a Chinese mine field, exploding 70 or 80 ot the buried mines, the communique added, nnd only about 200 of tho Japanese who later succeeded in entering the suburb or Kwangkitow managed to rsrape from a Chlncso bayonet charge. The situation of Kinhwa was still precarious, however, with lighting continuing to rage on three sides ol the city. Attack in Chekiang Triangle. In the Chekiang province theater, on the east coast. Chinese attacks designed to hamstring the Japanese were reported. The attacks were made, said the Central News agency, in the triangle between Hangchow, Kashing, and Wuhing in northernmost Chekiang, 100 miles southwest of Shanghai, and behind the bases along Hangchow bay, from which the Japanese drive on Kinhwa was launched. Wuchen, 40 miles northeast of Hangchow, was said to have fallen to the Chinese. Flyers of the American volunteer group caused considerable damage in machine-gunning and bombing attacks yesterday on Japanese supply bases on the Burma-Yunnan border, it was announced. Japs Report Fall of Kinhwa. TOKIO, May 28 Thursday! IFrom Japanese broadcasts (IP). A Domei dispatch from a Japanese base in central China reported today the fall to Japanese forces of Kinhwa, capital of the seaboard province of Chekiang. Japs Scout Indian Defenses, CALCUTTA, India, May 27 UP,- Japanese scouting parties were reported today testing British Indian defenses as Lieut. Gon. Sir Noel Beresford-Pelrse, commander of the Ganges delta forces, strengthened the border with fresh troops nnd reformed the veterans who retreated from Burma. "Reports indicate the enemy has stretched his lines to the limit, and efforts now are devoted to consolidation," the general said. C H IN A WILL NOT CAPITULATE, SAYS WELLINGTON KOO X Chlrnco Tribune Vrrsti Service. 1 LONDON, May 27. Dr. Wellington Koo, Chinese ambassador, speaking to the China society at Oxford university today, stressed that despite Japan's renewed onslaught against China, the Chinese will not capitulate when three quarters of the world is now ranged with them in common defense of freedom and democracy." He interpreted the new Japanese pushes as an attempt to converge on Chungking in order to force the Chinese government to come to terms. Japan, he asserted, knows well that Chinese resistance constitutes the chief obstacle to its dream of domination and is consequently anxious to force a surrender. "It will be in the interests of the common cause for the other united nations to rush air reinforcements to the Chinese front, and the more the better," he declared. "Meanwhile China, with her reserve stocks of arms, munitions, and equipment, will do her best to hold out until the tide turns." I ADVEBTISMENT Could Caruso Thrill the World with Stomach Acid Pains It Is hardly likely that the food loving Caruso could havo sunn no magnificently had he suffered after-eating pains. Don't pKlert yntir HiifferlnK. Try a 2fic box nf rdca Tor relief of Ntomach nnld rmlnn, Indigestion, paltiu, heartburn, luirn-1nc sensation, bloat anrl other conditions caused by excess acid. Udsa Tablets mum help or money refunded. At drug Morel everywhere. tmE woblo corTesr ncwioapio Vol. CI. Thursday, May 28. No. 137. Published daily except Sunday at Tribune Tower. 435 Korth Michigan avenue. Chicago. Illinois. The Tribune company, Dublifheri. MAIL SUBSCRIPTION PRICES. Mail subscription prices in Illinois (outside Crjtazol. Indiana, Iowa. Michigan, and Wis-casio: Daily Tribune only. 55.00 per year wn:h Sunday Tribune S12.50 per rear. Zones it and 4 in states other than Illinois Indiana. Iowa. Michiean, and Wisconsin: Daily Tribune oniy, S7.60 per vear; with Sundav Tribune. SloOO per vear. Zones 5. 6. ?. and 8, inclusive. Canada and Mexico: Daily Tribune only. 512.00 per year: with Sunday Tribune 819.50 per vear. Foreign: Dally Tribune only. 525.00 per year: -with Sunday Tribuna 542.00 per year. Entered as second class matter May 14. 1?03. at postofflca at Chicago under the act cf March 3. 2670. (Story in adjoining column.) REPORTED CAPTURED BY CHINESE pan T7TRSS CHINblb Ul-tte. JAr I I COLUMN ADVANCING I .. ' , .l 1 ON CITY I '?r PS REPULSED A&AIN. O D jiwcc.c r.i Aliui mnn C East China Sea JAPS REPULSED AGAIN, CHINESE CLAIM 15,300 CASUALTIES INFLICTED 50 Twhl MAY28.I94Z Q Territory Believed Held by Japanese Captions on the map tell developments reported yesterday in the righting in eastern China, where Jap invaders were meeting' stiff er Chinese resistance. ALLIED FLYERS BAG 7 RAIDERS IN NEW GUINEA Lose One Plane in Port Moresby Battle. ALLIED HEADQUARTERS, Australia. May 28 Thursday (P). Allied lighters defending Port Moresby airdrome in New Guinea against 15 Japanese naval fighters shot down one of the raiders nnd damaged six others, Gen. MacArthur's headquarters announced today. One allied plane was reported missing after yesterday's -daylight combat. A second enemy attack at night was "without effect," the communique said. Yanks, to Face T7. S. Courts. CANBERRA, Australia, May 27 (IP). Prime Minister John Curtin' announced today that a special new regulation provides that United States naval or military courts will have jurisdiction over members of American forces in Australia accused of violating commonwealth law if their commanding officers desire. This regulation, under which the cases would cease to be subject to jurisdiction of the criminal courts in Australia, was disclosed in the house of representatives. It was Issued following the detention of an American soldier on charges of murder in the apparently associated deaths of three women in Melbourne. Have Similar rowers. For trial purposes, the American service courts are given the sarhe power of summoning civilian witnesses as are military courts of the commonwealth. Replying to a representative who asked if he believed such a radical departure from the law ot this country should not have been submitted to parliament before adoption, Curtin said: "Having regard for the practice we ourselves insisted on lor -years that members of the Australian imperial force serving in other countries should be adjudged by the law of this land and under the authority of our commanding officer this regulation is entirely consistent with the development of policy governing the matter." CONDUCTOR HURT IN CRASH. Carl P. Tollstadius. 67 years old. 4118 Ellis avenue. was seriously injured last nifjht when the Coltare Grove street car ot which hn was conductor jumped into the opposite (rack at 47th street and was struck by a north hound street car. NEGRO MESSBOY GETS NAVY CROSS AT PEARL HARBOR Honored with 8 Other Sea and Air Heroes. By Wireless to the New York Times and The Chlcasro Tribune. PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, May 27, Nino officers and men of tho Yti-elfin licet, Including a Negro mess at tendant who was the first of his race to receive a high decoration here in this war, were presented medals by Adm. Clieslcr W. Nlmltz, commander of the Pacific fleet, aboard a warship here today. NlmlU said the men's brave deeds "epitomize the bold warfare ourilcot is waging." lie made special mention ot the Negro mess attendant, Doris Miller, who won the navy cross for bravery nl Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7. On May 11 President Roosevelt ordered the navy cross presented to Miller, who is S3 years old, alter Secretary of the Navy Knox had recom mended against awarding liim the congressional medal of Honor. Knox's action had stirred widespread protests. Miller manned a machine gun on a sinking battleship in Pearl Har bor during the Japanese attack and fired it until forced by flames to retire. Previously ho had helped move his mortally wounded captain to cover under heavy fire.l Honor Captain Who Saved Ship. "This marks the first time In the present conflict that such high trib ute has been made in the Pacific fleet to a member of his race and I am sure that the future will see others similarly honored for brave acts," Nimitz said. Capt. George D. Murray was awarded the navy cross for his courage and resourcefulness which, his citation said, saved his ship from serious damage tinder a heavy bombing attack in enemy waters. Another navy cross went to Lieut. Comm. William S. Voodor, commander ot a ship which sank an enemy submarine. Lieut. Comm. William L. An derson received the navy cross for distinguished service as commander of a submarine. Another submarine commander to receive the navy cross was Lieut, Comm. Charles W. Wilklns, Four Given Flying Cross. Distinguished Hying crosses were awarded to four flyers who partici pated in the attack on the Gilbert and Marshall Islands on Feb. 1, 1942, The recipients were: Lieut. Comm. Clarence Wade Mc Cluskey Jr., Lieut! R. W. Mohle, Lieut, junior grade Norman Kleiss and Ensign Cleo John Dobson, A VERY WIDE I MPI VENTILATED 1 "fef ft " V,"::-af?tKov r"5 Imagine if I Eleven cool, breezy ven- Wf"'5 ! " J I ". 5iwV $8 tllated tport shoes to choose from ... SE 3522 5" 1 1 !Ii;"3ti far more than you'll find in Jhe aver- St if. '2 im I 18 fl hoe 'lore. Some perforated. 53 fmkti &if,lflfis!l'"" some woven. Some have walled lasts EH ffe'f'latflJt; to give added comfort and smart- S vONc '' .S W3m ness. Long-wearing oak leather soles. HE XiMt v itk" "iK Perforateds are in white, tan and 5 ttH white, two-tone tan . . . the wovens in gf i farm- CopyriOht ISiS. Father finn Sho Stores. WEST 5552 Belmont 2108 W. Csrmsk 5724 W. Chlcsqo 71(6 W. Grand 3227 tawrsnes 3252 W. Madllon 5224 W. 25th St. CICERO. ILL. 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HTS ILL 7 FLYERS fLOST' 45 DAYS IN JUNGLE GET BACK SAFELY Another Missing 26 Days Also Returns. AN ALLIED OPERATIONAL BASE, Australia, May 27 OP). Tattered and shaggy but grinning, an American bomber crew has returned lo (his base after being forced down In the swampy wilds of New Gulnen and lost from headquarters for a record span of 45 days. It was n dny of glad homecoming all around, for with them camo an Amerlean fighter pilot who had been out 26 days. Several bomber crews have made their way back to baso after being lost many days among the native tribes, but this outfit, headed by Pilot Louis W. Ford, 22 years old, of Los Angeles, set the record of nearly seven weeks In tho builh. Suffered from Malaria. Tho cnliro crow suffered from malaria and tropical ulcers, but they found friends along the way and generally were in good shape when they pulled In.' Tho oilier members ot the crew are Lieut. John H. Disbro, 21, De fiance, O.; Lieut. Edward S. Ashley, San Antonio, Tex., and Pvt. J. E, Ochs, Lancaster, Pa.; J. A. Roberts, Kingston, Pa.; Robert Long, Center-burg, O., and W. F. Loranger, Saginaw, Mich. ' The hero of the second homecoming is Fighter Pilot Arthur E. Andres, 23, of Newton, Mass. Out on his first combat mission over Lae and Sala-maua, New Guinea ports, he was nipped by Japanese Zero navy fighters but ho kept scrapping so long that he ran out ot gasoline some distance from- Lae and a greater distance from his home base. Crash-Landed on Beach. He crash-landed on a beach 30 feet wide, pitted his stamina and Inge nuity against hardships galore for nearly a month and arrived here to find this compensation: Fifteen letters and two pictures from his wife, Barbara, and promotion to the rank of first lieutenant. The experiences ot Pilot Ford's bomber crew were like something out of a movie. Here is his story: "We got what we" went after ot. Rabaul but anti-aircraft fire crippled us and we cleared out on only one engine. We lost gasoline and our hydraulic system was knocked out, but by coaxing the piano and urging her along sometimes loss than 100 feet above water we got her over land which we figured wasn't occupied by the Japanese. Como Down in Marsh. " We came down a few miles in-lund on n marsh. We hit going more than 100 miles an hour, skidded about a hundred yards, and wrapped a wing around the tree. Nobody was hurt." They got out and slnrlcd sloshing around in the swamp water, hut they gave up trying to make tho coast until the next day. Ford, Disbro, and Long struck out the next morning, leaving orders for tho other four to come on alone If "They also SERVE who only sinnd nnd wai." lie was big and manly, she was little and lovable; Iter eyes, his eyes, were soft and sweet, big and wondering; the train stood restlessly; each had stained cheeks, held hands tightly unashamed; under her arm a box of Mrs. Snyder's, one under his arm, too ; last gifts, and each was richer. VANILLA CARAMEL BEANS. Tiny pieces ot creamy vanilla caramel . . . individually wrapped . . . over 100 in each pound. A box of little taste thrills that will be remembered a Ions; time. 85c Puncl MRS. SNYDER'S CANDIES 14 streya l Clogc4od . . Tt,Carfrl 111 they didn't return in three days. They waded waist deep thru swamp water and pushed thru 12-foot cane grass to a river, soon found a native outrigger canoe and reached a coastal village by dark that night. "At first the natives scared us and we scared them," Disbro said. " On the eighth day a Church of England missionary and an Australian government man came by and picked us up. On the way to the next vil lago a Japanese bomber spotted us and dropped 15 bombs but failed to hit us." The crew spent three weeks in that village waiting for help to take them another step along the road back, existing on a diet mostly of fruits and rice. They had to spend two weeks in a second village beforo coming here. 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