The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 4, 1944 · Page 5
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It elgians Show Nazi lace of Torture Continued Prom Page One nark ol white showed on the clothing, a prisoner was beaten. So the men and women stood up- riRht for 12 hours at a time. The Belgians are not a tolerant people; at least, not yet. The samo cells now are occupied by quislings. The only thing omitted Irom the program is the torture. Hut the quislings don't know' that. They are as careful abotit the whitewash as any Belgian was. From markings on the wall where the patriots indicated the passage of the djiyp, it seemed that one had lived ns loru; HH -0 One had scribbled: ".Mnrc- mort pour la pnlrie." f. D. R. to Meet With Military Commanders WASHINGTOX, Oct. 4. OF»—President Roosevelt today .scheduled a lalo afternoon meeting with top military commanders, but the White Jlouwe gave no indication of the purpose of the conference. On the calling list wore Oerrornl George C. .MalthaII, chief of staff; Admiral Krnest .1. King, chief ot naval operations; General It. II. Arnold, command' 1 ! 1 of the air forces, find Admiral William D. "U'ahy, the President's own chief of staff. Robbery Ruled Out as Merced Killing Motive Search for Fruit Picker's Murderer Intensified MKROKD, Oct. 4. (UP)—While re-oil county authorities continued {heir neurch for the murderer of Bart Matevi, fill, the theory that the slayer of the Itinerant fruit picker escaped with his harvest earnings aflerjiash- \\\% in his* hc;\d was exploded when $1000 was found buried beneath Ala- tevi's tent. At leaat 35 heavy blows hart been struck at Mutevi's head, the examining physician reported, and any one could have caused death. Mu- tevi's budy, wrapped in a blanket, was found beside his tent in the fig ore-hard in which ho was ernplnyod. 3Seen use Matevi did not bank his money and no cash was found near his lent, it was believed that the murderer escaped with several hundred dollars. However, SlouO in $10 and $20 bills was found in a 1-inch pipe buried 1 foot beneath the earth under Matevi's bed. Also in the pipe were his naturalization papers which Hho\vfld he was a native of Austria and became a citizen in 1903. II\I,F CRETE NAZIS KILLED LONDON, Oct. 4. (^)—The Algiers radio declarer! today that half of the Gcrmnn occupation forces on Crete had been killed, wounded ur captured by invading Allied troops. "Happy Warrior" Alfred Smith Dies Continued From Page One ket before deciding thai politics was his Held. At ill, ho went m the public pay roll as elcik in the ofiice of the New York commissioner of jurors. Shortly afterward, he met and began courting Catherine Dunn, the daughter of a modeiately prosperous ship's chandler. Smith was earning $7j a month when lie married Miss lJunn. Smith traveled politically upward fast as Tar at* he cuuid go. Ills ability anil wide acquaintance brought him the Democratic, leadership of the New York State Assembly in llHl. Me readied the governor's mansion* in Albany in 19 is. lfi a defeat for re-election as governor in IDUJ set the sluge fur his doomed presidential aspirations. in J'J^S, iJjo presidential nomination fell in Smith's lap, ami the nation promptly settled down to one of the niowt partisan campaigns in years—.Hoover vs. Smith. Families were divided on the issue, and religious feeling hit a i'over pitch. Al Smith was a devout Catholic. Smith carried only eight states. Surveying the wreckage, Smith saw little remaining except the political and personal friendship of such influential supporters as ihe luuu who had nominated him twice—Franklin D. Roosevelt. ' Smith reorganized the Democratic national committee and was making strides in the 19^:i campaign when he realized that Mr. Kuosevell was traveling a separate road. The I'JSa Democratic convention in Chicago made everything clear. Smith arrived with a scattering of support and instantly assumed leadership of the "Slop Roosevelt" movement. Smith's cluture forced a nightlong session of iho convention which remained deadlocked until the following day when William (J. McAUuo steered California's votes to Kuuscvclt. Smith left the convention, and his departure presayed his action in 1U36 when he joined a coalition of iveallliy Democrats in tlio American Liberty League to stop Roosevelt. He ignored the Democrutio national convention that year, supported Alfred M. Laindon, Republican nominee. Smith became president of the corporation which built the Empire State building, and he moved into an office in the tower, far above the sidewalks of New York, but still within view of Oliver street, where he got his start. and the Churchill Lists Four Nazi War Criminals LOXDOX, Out. 4. (UP)—Prime Minister AVinston Churchill told Commons today that Adolf Hitler, Her- 'man Goering, Joseph Goebhels and Heinrich liimmler are on Britain's list of war criminals, and "it should not he assumed that the procedure of trial will necessarily be adopted." he has 184.999 sisters There are 185,000 telephone operators in the he largest number in history. As teleph dded haveb have increased, m handle them. Service generally is good but some Long Distance lines to war-busy centers get crowded. Then the oper- "Please limit your call to 5 minutes. ator may say wa u'r oin alon wit arecat suggestion. Buy United States War Bonds For Victory THI PACIFIC TILIPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY 1&20 Twentieth Street, Bekerifleld. Telephone" 4.4561 FIFTH ARMY DRIVE NEARS BOLOGNA MUD SLOWS ALLIED ADVANCE IN ITALY HOME, Oct. 4. (U.EJ — Fifth Army troops, hammering through stiff German defenses, drove to within 15 miles of Bologna and Italy's l*o val- Iny today along a 15-mile front straddling the main highway from Florence. American and British elements of the Fifth Army, stretched on both sides of the highway, were advancing at a rate of 2 miles a day riospite heavy mud and Germ- n opposition winch Wtis inc'renMing as thp drive ncnred the key city of Bologna. Clearing skies, however, brought pro.sports* of an increased momentum, with Allied artillery, hopffrd down for more than a week by heavy rains, again joining in support of the mud-slngping- infantry. At the eastern end of the line across the Florence-Bologna highway, advanced elements reached the outskirts of Boschi, .1^ miles ea^t of the road and 15 miles south of Bologna, gateway to the Po valley. American troops, moving northward on the highway from Mong- hkloro, continued their steady advance to a point less than 1C miles from Bologna. Other Fifth Army units, parallel- Ing the American drive, captured Cnmpeggio, a mile northeast of Monghidoro, and headquartors reported they continued more than mile beyond the town. • i Surplus Property Administrator Quits i Cfre gafecraft'elb Calif ornian Wednesdoy, October 4, 1944 5 i ', J KSCAI'K AIUK?- Swedish reports say that Adolf Hitler is all «et to make his escape from Germany in a 3 "00-ton passenger submarine, capable of running 20,000 miles without refueling, built at Gdynia, Poland, shipyards. Captain Wolfgang Luth, above, No. 1 hero of the German navy, was named as commander of getaway craft. GAMBLING ARKEST Sergeant F. C. Greer of the police department, arrested two men last night on charges of gambling. They were Richard J. Pounds, flflS 1 ^ Baker street, and Floyd A. Canfield, 813 Baker street. WASlirXGTOX Or t. J a.'.D—Wnr Mobilization pn»I KPCMM version Director .ramcs 1-'. I^\ rru'.s today announced the rrsi«n:tTion of William S. C'layton as surplus war property administrator, effort i ve when a majority of the now Surplus Property Bn;inl takes offii'p. The bill for surplus- war property dispoKfil, signed by the President yesterday, creates a three-man board to supervise handling of an estimated Sim^nfKVH.rt.dtM) of surplus- war goods. The lUree-man board was a mm prom I so between T louse desii'es for a single administrator with broad ymwer-- and the Senate plan for a larger board. Clayton, who aided iu drafting the House si!i^Ie-;tthi)ini:4rati>r version, said at thn time the legislation was passed ho bolii'Veil it was inadequate to handle the sit'iaiinn and that he would not be willing to serve in the agency it created. R. A. F. Bombers Lash Nazi Submarines SURVEY ON ITALY SUPPLY SLATED F. D. R. SAYS STEPS TO PREVENT HUNGER TAKEN wo * in Truck-Car Collision 1.OXBOX, Oct. 4. <U.P>—LnnonMer nnd Halifax heavy bombers of the nnyal Air* Force made a concentrated attack on Oermnn submarines and submarine pens at Bergen, Norway, today. The British bombers had a fighter cover fnr the daylight bombardment of the U-bnnt base on the west coast of Norway. WASHINGTON. Oct. 4. GP»—President Ilnosevelt today summoned a delegation ot' supply officers from Italy to rpviow in?;i.-Mires for proventins: "civilian hunger, sickness nnd fear" during the mining winter. Steps nre hoing 1 taken, .Mr. Roosevelt said, "to enable the Italian people to throw their full resources into ihr* fight against Germany and J.ip.i n.'' Thr President's statement said that in addition to .*uhs:.antl.'»l quun- titles of r iiud and rlothing which are now being shipped nnd have for smno time *becn shipped to Italy, ITiO.ooO tons of wheat and flour are nmv scheduled for shipment. The statement added' The distribution of food and essential supplies within the country has been seriously Impeded by the dam- ape done to the transportation system and the wholesale commandeering ot trucks by the enemy. In addition, preparations are under way to supply substantial quantities of generating equipment including temporary power facilities to furnish electricity to essential industries and public utilities in central Italy which hnvu been brought to a standstill by the almost complete destruction by the Germans of power plants. nrcHMo.vn, Oct. 4. a;p> Deloss Roth, 2fl-ynfir-olrl welder, and Mrs. J^irllh: iJeatrlrf. McMrldf. both of: Berkeley, w»ro killed IMe lost night when thoir ear crashed into a truck and trailer at a highway intorsoction near here. Police said f ho truck was driven Ijy Ira K. Albee, 34, Menlo Park, who was released on hU own recoff- nlxance pending: investigation of the crash. 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