Tampa Bay Times from St. Petersburg, Florida on June 7, 1944 · 4
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Tampa Bay Times from St. Petersburg, Florida · 4

St. Petersburg, Florida
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Wednesday, June 7, 1944
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THE ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1944 HOW PEOPLE TOOK IT . . . Surprise, Shock, Fright Greet Mews of Invasion Here'i how a cross-section of St. Petersburg reacted yesterday morning to news that Allied armiei naa lanaea in r ranee; S MAYOR GEORGE 5. PAT TERSON "My first reaction was that this was the beginning of the end for Hitler." BILL Ml'LLINS, court clerk "The element of surprise seemed to me the secret of our first apparent success." R. JOSEPH DEW, merchant "Mv first thouchts were oi trie boys; then a feeling of relief, that we had at last made the jump and established ourselves." RAY MATTHEWS. Mound Park manager "Glad that the sus cense is finally over . . . This is the beginning of something we all wished for and perhaps, in a sense, dreaded. I feel for the friends and relatives as well as the boys over there." LEE HAYMAX "Although we were told that the invasion was Imminent, it came as a complete surprise when I opened my morning Times ... It was a relief from three standpoints: First, relief from nervous tension; second, that the invasion was successful, and greatest of all, th8t it was accomplished with a minimum loss of life." ERNEST RIDIXGER. bookkeeper at Mound Park hospital "I wish 1 could have been with them." CHIEF OF POLICE E. D. VAUGHN "It was no surprise to me. It was obvious from the way things were shaping up, it 'was Just a question of time." LAVERXE THOMAS, Peninsular Telephone Co., president "I am thankful that our forces have landed in Europe, however, the heaviest fighting is yet to come. We should all offer a prayer for our boys over there." J. E. "DOC" WEBB "My own first personal reaction was one of being thrilled; then a little scared ... I have a boy over there, a flight commander, so you can readily understand my reaction . . . We have 335 store members already n the service; I feel like the daddy of a very large gang." EDITH GASSXER, director of of nurses. Mound Park hospital "My first thoughts and sympathies went of course, to the boys, then I thought of the doctors and nurses, many of whom I know personally, serving in evacuation units and first aid stations set up in that area." L. J. BURR, shoe salesman "The first reports, indicating the apparent simplicity of the land ings, amazed me. I fear that the enemy may be leading us on." MISS JERRY SCIIIEBEL, waitress "Cold chills ran up and down my spine ... My first thoughts were of my relatives in the service." BRUCE WATTERS, jeweler "The news came as a sudden shock to me although it was imminent ... I had a feeling of elation, followed by depression when I considered the consequences." MRS. AXXA RELITTS, housewife "I thought immediately of all the nation's mothers." JOE A. RICKMAXX, shipyard worker "I knew how those boys over there must feel; I was in the last one." WALLY BRAY, Navy flight instructor "At least the waiting ia over. That's really a man-sized job they're doing over there." EDMUND DROATES, salesman "I had a hunch that that phoney wire report from England was a build up to the real McCoy." A. L. CIHLDS, Florida Motor lines executive "The long waited-for day has come. My thoughts turned to the brave and gallant fighting men and women, and just how little some of us are doing to match their sacrifices." MRS. W. J, CASSELS, house wife "I felt great anxiety on hearing the first news of the invasion. We must all have confidence and faith." VIS NO Da you have poor digestion? Do you feel headachy after eating? Do you cet sour or upset easily? Do yoa feel tired-Rst!ess? Now everyone knows that to get the food out of the food you eat you must digest it properly. But what most people don't know u that Nature must produce about two pint of the dieestivo juice liver bile each day to help digest your food. If Nature fails, your food may remain undigested, lie sour and heavy within you. 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