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Thursday, October 19,1944 fcfte JJafetrsffdb Californfan f Tokyo Claims Yanks Land for Philippine Re con quest Continued Fiom PMKC One Field. ! that a merciful God may not delay radio said , too long- their redemption, that the day of salvation be not so far removed that they perish, that it be not. again too late." A two-day delay in the Japanese announcement of a strike into the central Philippines would indicate that defensive for* es were taken The unconfirmpd Tokyo announro- ! '-""iplcteiy by surprise. at Manila and ;• Tin- .InpaiH'se-c 10 were shut down. The Mikado's war lords said "Our nav.v and army units" are "inter- this rnemy force"—an am- ox press.on which Tokyo to describe any kind of defense or none at nil. meut? indicated th;it a powerful tnsU of Admiral William F. Hal- Third Fleet. rombliH'd with tin 1 southwest I'arific naval forci>*» boldly steamed Into Leyte gulf in the central Philippines to scrr-rn itn amphibious landing on tiny Suluan island and perhaps some of the other islands bordering t)ie gulf. Thr area, onlv 40'» miles from Manila, is an ideal spot from which i- is one of the larger central Philippine islands lying midway between .Mindanao and Luzon. I.eyie gulf, about 3SO miles from Manila, is surrounded by high coasts wilh wood natural harbors. It is boumled on the north by Sainnr, on i he we.st by Leyte island, while a number of smaller islands form the southern side. Suhj.-m, which quanta the entrance I 1 establish aerial rnntr.'l of the ; to Mln * llir ' is a srn:il! ishmd lying islands, and romplolHy nullify air southeast oC Samar on tho eastern NA/IS Ul."RY T1IKIK HKAU--A r>rman prisoner of war .slrad'dlos body ot one of his rnrnradi's as. assisted by it Frt'Mrh Kuard. he plants grave markers at nriss burial of enemy dead at Kluyos. France. F. D.'s Foreign Affairs Handling Cunt ;IHH il \'r drawal from tho war was settled and Mill The central local ion of the island that General i Vv ' nult1 niaUe it an ideal spot for an almost any parr, of the Philippines. Tho ln\v-lyhig island has a maximum novation of 1^5 feet, and is one of the closest spots to advanced Pacific fleei. bases in si nil horn Palau, about fiiHi miles to the cast. that the rolish problem is handled "perse. nnlly and sorr with, Russian I'romier Josef Stalin. Ho charged that "perNistent ro- , fusal to prant rroo^niti'm to ibo Do Gaulle j, r "Vormnent of J-'ranee is ccn- tribut inK to ilio ini-i o,i:-ii!.ir ciia<>s behind our lines at a critical period of the war." Plan Absent "Take now the case nf Germany," Pewoy continued. "Our oxporienep Italy .should have brought about tiniely decisions on hn\v to Viandle Ihe invasion and occupation of fler- many. As lonp at, r o as last January, General Kisonhower told us wo would hnve to deal wit h 1 hat problem this year. Vet, when tho invasion ff (pennaiiy bewail, there wa.-s .s? JJ1 H" nfl'iriaj plan." Dowry said careful plans had boon worked nut by tho war and stalo depart incuts al one t ime, but protested that "i hat. kind of planning f.;nos for nothing when the President personally handles foreign policy." Two Soviet Armies Link in Czech Drive NEW kind of ASPIRIN tablet doesn't upset stomach you need quick relief from pain, do you hesitate ro take aspirin because it leaves you with an upset stomach? It so, this new medical discovery, SUI'iiKiN, is just what the doctor ordered" for you. Svptrln Is aspirin plui—• contains the same pure, safe aspirin you have long known—but developed by doctors in a special way for those upset by aspiria in its ordinary form, TMi n»w kind o* asnirin tablet dissolves more quickly, lets the aspirin get right at the job ot relieving pain, reduces the icidity ot ordinary aspirin, and docs not irritate or upset stomach—even after repeated doses. Tear this out to remind you to get Superin today, so you can have it on hand when headaches, colds, etc., strike. See how quickly it relieves [pain — how tine you feel after tak- \ , . , ing. At your druggist s, 15* and 39*. bases that carrii-r planes haven't ! ' rin -° o! " thl> <'<'n.lr;.l Philippines. 1 1 rt * i ... _ . .. _ • 11 .__•__ .* ._. i i i already knocked »,i; .Japanese repf irts DoiiKlas Mac-Arthur's forces have rr_- i ;t | r stri l' n '" in wmVh l«'_strlkf> al I'irned to the Philippines overshadowed Allii-d capture of two strategic Nip pone so bases and a reporter] I hreo day P.ritish air and naval bombardment of the Xicohar islands in the Indian ocean un Admiral Lord I.ouis AlaunthaUen'H route to SinK:iporo, Admiral Chester AV. Nimitz said two enemy transports were sunk, five other ships left in flames, and 1 It planes destroyed Wednesday (Philippine lime) over 'Luzon and ('arnitfuin islands, Manila radio claimed 3H Americans were shot down in those raids and ]!» more today. Ma eArt bur's land-based planes sweeping Hie southern Philippines and jt.s a/)pruar-)ies s;.nk or damaged six enemy vessels, pounded airdromes and rekindled fires at the .Malikpapaii oil rr>flnorios on LJornco. In revised figures on the Formosa raids Nimits. said 4:1 American planes were .shot down. Tokyo claimed 111!, and admitted loss of :iJ2 Imperial aircraft. Xippone.se propagandists raised their claim of I'nitod States warship losses lo C>7 sunk or dam- ri* Nhnitx didn't chtmpe his fip- nros of none, sunk and two knocked temporarily our of action. Tho reported invasion would be another repetition of Mac Arthur's practice of striking tho Japanese where they aren't—lrm£ familiar to those \vhn have watched his .since March 17, 1!)4L', when ho .stood on tho shores of Australia 2000 miles from tho Philippinos and promised: "J came through and I .shall return." It was on the first anniversar of the fall of Hataan—April 4, that Mae Arthur most dramatically expressed his determination to return. I le said: "Our flag lies crumpled . . . the wrecks of what wore once our men and women groan and tnveaf. in prison toll; our faithful Filipino wards, Ht.dwi.uoo souls, gasp in the slavery of a conquered soldier . . . "I was tho leader of that lost cause. And from the bottom of a seared and stricken heart, I pray From border forces to abandon EyiH- kuhnen. The bombers concentrated on the communications center of Goldbneh, 1.1 miles east of the Kast Prussian capital of KoniKsbertf. hitting Xazi military trains parked in the rail yards. Tho hip drivn toward Budapest nnd tho open pathway westward through former Austria to Germany proper was bring carried by tile Second nnd Foilrt h r k ra i n ia n s\ rm ie.s under Marshal Rodion V. Malinovsky and General Ivan I. Petrov, hero of the defense of Sevastopol. Petrov's forces, after a long consolidation in Poland, burst through the northern frontier of Czechoslovakia over an area of 170. miles .swept, through seven passes in the towering Carpathians and plunged from !_: to 111 miles into the country. The eastern segment of Petrov's army sliced off the southeastern tip of Chechoslovakia, an area of 3fi<) square miles, and struck into Sighet in Transylvania, whore it joined with M.-ilitiovfiky's forces. In linking up the two armies, the Soviets were expected to nuike a quick bid to liquidate tho last remnants of the German-Hungarian army in northwestern Uumania, and remove one of the blocks before the eastern Hungarian border. The First Hungarian Army, wilh 70 f'til! divisions, w.is reported today inarching on Budapest in a drive to liberate the capital t'roin tho Nazis after the majority of Hungary's armed forces deserted from Gernfan control, according to radio reports from the continent Allies Advance 2 Miles for Ruhr Continurd From Page One Tn eastern Holland, American and British troops slogged eastward through deep mud as the Germans fell hack toward the Maas river on a IVt-miln front. Supreme headquarters announced that the Allies had driven 2 miles beyond the Venray-Duerne road in the concerted push toward the Maas and Germany's Ruhr beyond, and front dispatches said the Nazis were yielding ground steadily behind a stiff rear guard action. American Seventh Army assault forces stormed the key road junction ob Bruyers on tho lower western front in France, smashing half way through the stronghold barring the way to he Bonhomrnc pass through tho Vusges in house-to-house fighting. Tho 1'nitod States First Army had hemmed tho lust-ditch defenders of Aaehon into the northwestern part of i he city, dispatches indicated, and was reportod officially to have destroyed a large number of pillboxes in the mopup push. The German radio said the American Third Army, was "reaching the fortifications of Metis" and civilians had been mustered in the great Drench fortress to throw up street barricades as the front line drew near. The London News-Chronicle quoted German supreme headquarters as reporting that intense activity behind the western front indicated the "most tremendous preparation for an offensive" of the entire campaign in western Europe. At the, same time the newspaper printed a dispatch from tho IJritish Second Army saying that, the "final decisive- battle, in the west likely will be fought this side of the Rhine" and "given seasonable weather, the derisive battles, will oe fought before the end of the year." l/nited Press Correspondent AValter Cronkito. re-ported from the Dutch front that British infantry driving smith from captured Venray and Hritish armor sir iking a cross the Dem ne ca nal made a junction this morning in Voulen, Ij mites south of Voriry and u north of Amerika. To their right, American armored forces slogged down the Venlo-Helmond railway lino to within 2 miles or less or Ainorika, the last strong point on a highway running 9 miles southeast to the border town of Venlo, Uain had been fulling- almost continuously for l!4 hours, turning tho swampland of I" the highways into U ALL UNION PACIFIC EMPLOYEES ARE IN THE "SfAV/CE OF SUPPLY" . . . DAY AND NIGHT THEY ARE CARRYING OUT THEIR "MISSIONS 11 FOR VICTORY * . . ABROAD AND AT HOME ... TRANSPORTING TRAIN- LOADS OF TROOPS, ARMAMENT, FOOD, CLOTHING AND OTHER ESSENTIALS FOR ALL FRONTS. CIAMO On the Aachen front, United States First. Army forces hammered the lermans buck house by house through the streets of Aachen and easily beat down a German feeler con nterthr ust into the northeast, carried out in no more than company strength, German planes made five separate raids on t lie American posit ions north of Aachen during tho night, scattering anti-personnel bombs in an attempt to throw the L'nited States lineup off balance. Headquarters reported that United Stales fighters and fighter-bombers made a concent rated at lack on buildings in northwest Aachen, the main pocket of remaining Nazi resistance in the city, which apparently had been written off by the enemy high command. Humphrey Bogart, Actress Wife Part HOLLYWOOD, Oc-t. 19. Humphrey Bogart, dark complex- inned "tough guy" of tho screen, and his third wife, Mayo Mothoi, have parted after six yours of marriage, BoKiirt said today. "Muyo and I, after a long talk, havt' decided to separate." he an- nounred through his studio. "I believe the public will realize that this is of deep concern to us and will respect the fact that we both feel ton deeply about H to discuss it." He added that he lias moved to separate quarters. Bogart previously was wed to Mary Phillips and Actress Helen -Mencken. •••^•^g POLITICAL ADVKBTISEMKNT BAKERSFIELD'S GUEST Lieutenant-Governor BRICKER Candidate for SENATOR WILL BE HEARD THIS EVENING FROM FRESNO Over Radio Station KERN at 9:30 P. M *v TUNE IN! II I Reduce the Comfortable AYDS Way * Don't wear yourself out with tiresome exercises. Don't give up all the foods you like. In clinical tests under the direction of medical doctors more than 100 persons lost an average of 14 to 15 Ibs. average In a few weeks with the AYDS Vitamin Candy Reducing Plan. Try It yourself. ftW —CaUfomian-XKA Tclculwlo XA/l HEAD FOR PRISONER CAMP—German soldiers and civilians are marched through Adolf Hitler plaza in Ubach on their way to prisoner of war camp. Some of the women in the civilian group had machine pistols in their possession, when captured. Signal corps radio-telephoto. Kern Party Chiefs Praise Bricker Continued From Pape One own party member exclusively, he was more severely and intimately critical of the present administration. At the stadium, ho stuck more to broader principles, such us freedom, t he Const it Ml ion. a tut keeping sovereignity as a "sovereign nation among other sovereign nations." .Many high school students were in the audience and there was much observance "f applause. Many of the students applauded while others sat quietly and listened. There was no hoydeiiish behavior, indicating that young America -is taking its politics seriously. The Kern County Union High School band added stirring music, to the stadium meeting and made a .sparkle of blue color in the middle of the sunlit field that brought tho comment from the governor that ho had heard "every day in California is a day lU<e this." Don Spel I'ro-Aiiicrira Present Pro-American members headed by Mrs. A. S. Cioode did the honors of hostess duties at the Inn. Kern county generally \vas represented with a delegation of more than -0 members from To. ft alone being present. Among the Taft people who came over to sahue the governor were Mr. and Mrs. Hugh -May, Merman Molt, Mr. and Mrs Kinuev, Harry Abrun. S. (I. Taves, Dick Casey. lacy, C. S. Johnson, II. M. Not- esine, Bill Bartmt, Muvgarot \'. Kahle, Hen Hownell, Kenneth Pruiett. I lenry Barnes, Vcrn ^IcLeod, Judge ,J, K. Anderson. Dr. O. I*at- rick. Dick White, Herb B«*nno, J. \Vhite Travers. Margaret M. Travers, A. H. Rowen, II. Ilns^oll, Frank Hess. H. Newby. Marion Faulkner. Omar Cavins, Ralph Patterson and Fred Owens. In the Bricker party were Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Borton and ^Irs. Nellie Henry, the governor's private secretary. Pressmen declared on the train the governor relaxes, reads the papers, writes speeches. Mrs. Bricker is generally popular with the train party. Traveling with the group for the past five days is Mrs. Paige Monleagle. head of the San Francisco chapter of Pro- America. Leaving here the party was scheduled to makfi a stop at Fresno, and at Selma with a platform stop only at Tula re. The party will swing east to Reno, Ogden and Salt Lake. Among local Pro-American women seen at the reception were Mrs. A. L. Trowbridge, Mrs. Elmer McFaddin, Mrs. Harry Hammett, Mrs. A. C. Dimon, Mrs. John Doughty, Mrs. "William Kleinpell and many others. Others assisting were Mrs. Harold Fox, George Human, Miss Maude Metcalf, Mrs. 1-1. 11. Lufkin. Mrs. Irma Jrwln, Mrs. Klmer McFaddin, Mrs. George Holmquist and Mrs. Monroe Homer. CRASHED SIEGFRIED—Colonel Charles T. Lanham o£ Alexandria, Va., is credited with making the i'ivst Allied penetration of the Siegfried Line when he led his Twenty- KOL-und Infantry regiment in a gallant charge through the barrier once considered impassable. THf RAILROADS ARE THf BACKS OKI f Of OfffliSi • LISTEN TO "YOUR AMERICA" RADIO PROGRAM ON COAST-TO-COAST NETWORK Phone 5*5851 Notions Main Floor Give Your Lazy Liver This Gentle'Nudge' roBott Meted Ohio Dectot't Advice Te ReHme CONSTIPATION WANTTOFHLUKETHIS? FUaOFKP MENTALLY HURT •JNGNTCYCS If liver bile doesn't flow freely every clay Into your intestinea—constipa» tlon with its lack of pep, headaches and mental dullness often result. Bo take Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets tonight to feel 'Up-top* tomorrow. Olive Tablets—being purely vegetable are simply wonderful to pep up slug* glsn bile flow and insure gentle yet thorough bowel movements. Inezpea* slw Follow label direction*. Stars Arrive in New Delhi but Steer Clear of Feud KIHTOU'S XOTI5—IXin-plI HerriKan, United Press stuff corrcsponclpnt. !s a Rakors- t'M-lil man. ilu- mm nf .Mr.", T. J. Cnnni ty, J31S Kir.st .street. JJc b;i« been whh tho 1 "niu-tl I'rf-rt.'s in the orient for fivp years, covering many oyewltnesa :urminln (if \\nr (levHopnit-m.s and oilier foaiure.s in Shanghai, l.Hin«kok, .Singuijore, Uangouti By DARHELL KERRIGAN edged that they had a few friendly words on the subject with the CJ. I.s at Karachi, India, on their way in to Xe\v Delhi. Tho entcrt.Minors were told, fhe said, that if they didn't stick out the imluons trip ahead of them "the boys wouldn't pay any attentian to us when we pass through, going home." But there were no hard feelings among the G. J.'s at New Delhi. They .swarmed around the troupe, begging for autographs and cheered the entertainers when they insisted on eat :\Y DKUII, Oct. i:). (U.H»—Ho»y- wood Stars l';it O'Brien and Jinx Ka Ik en berg arrived in Xew Delhi this week to start an entertainment tour of I'nited States Army forces in the China-iiiirma-India theater and promptly refused all offers to get mixed up in the doughboys' feud with lovely Ann Sheridan. Dei-line Comment They declined comment on n controversial editorial printed in army newspaper CBI Roundup, •1 f t-f V* I * » ' •- ~!_^ -P— " •" » • V* V* • • »• »* •*• ——--——-- -_- - -. -r — — — _ — ^f -_ — -r ---_-_ -^- - _____ that MIPS Sheridan, Joe E. ing in the G. I. mess today, although 1 • ^ ^K _ A ^ ^A ^H Brown, Joel MeOrea and a numbei of other Hollywood notables cut short (heir entertaining in Burma, -. — ^f ___ - -_ -, , , - __-.,.. ._- _- 1<T , , they had invitations from generate for cocktails and dinners. I because they found the going too! rough. "We're out here to do a job and we will fulfill our booking," a spokesman for O'Brien said. (VBrifii and Miss Falkcnberg reached Xew Delhi by plane along with four members of their troupe: Sin set* Harry Brown, Guitarist Jimmy Dodd, Singer Ruth Carroll, and Dancer Betty Yeaton. Miss Yeaton proved loss reticent than the rest of the troupe on the Burma-Hollywood feud. She acknowl- QUICK RELIEF FROM off ;rets 'om Campaigners Promise Kisses, Spaghetti BALTIMORE, Oct. 19. U 5 ) John W. Benson launched his campaign for election to Congress with an offer "to personalty kiss every lady in the Third Congressional district who describes to accept. And for the men, he promised "an ntlractive young lady who has volunteered to kiss every male voter in the district—Democrats, Republicans and Independents. Henson, who won the Republican nomination from his district while serving in the Mediterranean in the United States Marine Service, said he couldn't match spaghetti dinners given by lii.s Democratic opponent, Representative Thomas D'Aleaan- dro. ,!]•. 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