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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FRIDAY, JANUARY 15. 13*3 tslicd 58 blockhouses, cleared a sheet and captured prisoners. Linked with fresh soviet advances ^on the lower Don, in the westward thrust toward the great German base at Rostov, Russian headquarters announced that the Red armies slogging through wet, . heavy snows had now driven back the nazi invaders more than 125 miles and pushed w i t h i n -15 miles of liie Kalmzck steppes. In a single day's fighting, official dispatches said, the Hus- sions marked up a 26-mile advance Jo recapture the town of Stonikovskoyc on the fringes of the Kalmyck region, while other soviet columns expanded their wedge along the Kostov-Batu railroad. One spearhead had already captured a town 20 miles west of the rail junction at Mineralnyc Vody, the red army command said. * # # The German radio, conceding small territorial gains by the Russians, found a curious satisfaction in the situation with the comment that it would have been worse if Hitler's invasion armies had kept on winning'. ". , . the. soviet retreat into the vast eastern expanses of the soviet union would have confronted the German armies with almost insoluble supply problems." Russian military quarters remained silent on Stockholm reports that Marshal Semeon Timo- shenko was leading a new offensive to break the 17 months old German siege of Leningrad, the old czarist capital in the north or that a Russian drive was developing in the Voronezh sector on the upper Don. On the Tunisian front, in Nortl Afnica, the Germans asserted lha 800 French troops were killed nnc . 15 tanks destroyed when the French launched an attack toward Pont Du Fahs, 35 miles southwes 1 of Tunis. ! "Farther to the south, fighting for the entrance to mountains \vai going on Friday morning," thi Berlin radio said. The nazi claim of victory wa: unconfirmed by allied' quarters The French said Thursday the; had driven axis troops from tw strategic heights below Pont Di Fahs and captured another axi. position in the area. . MOTHER AND DAUGHTER SLAIN Killer Ate Breakfast Beside Victim's Bodies TULSA. Okla., (P)--The savagely hacked bodies of a mother and daughter were found on their blood-soaked bed--victims of a sex slayer who raped them, then prepared a breakfast of eggs and toast and sat: on ;the bed beside the bodies of his'-victims to eat it *' : * * The slain women arc Mrs. I.uzzlu Stewart, 50. and her daughter, Mrs. Georgia Green, \ 31. Their bodies, in brightly colored pajamas r i p p e d to shreds, were found Thursday night by Sirs. Green's employers \vho went to the apartment to inquire about her absence from work. * * * It was the second murder in thi neighborhood to follow the same pattern. Mrs. Helen Brown. 20 year pi expectant mother who li%'ed fiv blocks from Mrs. Stewart's apnrt ment. was btaten to death in bee last July by an intruder wh stayed to cook his breakfast. Th case has not been solved. Buy War Savings Bonds ain Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. SMIT N£W YOtUC, N.T. lA-j A' /A « 1 V -9 J W __. O U U B L E PAL HOLLOW GROUND, Pioneers at AI can Highway Camp I 3 O O K I L O C Y C L E S Forming a picture resembling a Currier and Ives frontier etching, two U. S. soldiers saw wood at a barracks station in the Yukon territory, Canada. They are working on the Alcan highway. SAW 5 WATERLOO BROTHERS DIE Sailor Writes Mother of Heroic Iowa Boys WATERLOO, (U.PJ--Mrs. Thorn- is F. Sullivan had still hoped that r five navy sons missing in action would be lound. Although the navy told her hree days ago that the boys had seen missing since' the cruiser Juneau was sunk in the south Pacific, she thought they might come lome some day. They've always stuck together, she said, and if one vas saved they'd all be saved. Then came a letter with a postmark indicating it might brine her news of her sons. It brought ber news, but it dashed her hopes. "George was a special friend of mine,' 1 one of their shipmates wrote. "All hope is. gone for your joys being found alive. George got off the ship as his battle station was on a depth charger, but he died on a life ratt I was on. "The other four boys went down with the ship and were killed immediately, so they did not suffer. It was a sad and pathetic sight to see George looking for his broth- era, but all was to no avail . . . "I don't know whether this sort of a letter helps or hurts you, but it's the truth. I am reporting to a new cruiser at the present time. I know you will carry on in the fine navy spirit and I truly hope your boys' lives did not go to no avail, will try and avenge them for y ou." The Sullivan boys--Gemgt, 29; Francis, 26; Joseph. 23; Madison, 22, and Albert, 20--joined the navy themselves to avenge the death of a pat. They enlisted a year ago after the; learned that" Bill Ball of Fredericksbnre, Iowa, had been killed in the Japanese attack on Feart Harbor. . After reading the letter, Mrs. Sullivan, 49, reiterated she would proceed with plans, made before she learned of her sons' death, to christen a navy tug at Portland, Ore., next month. She will make the t r i p with her husband, a railroad conductor, and her daughter, Gcnevieve." 25. "1 will see my noys again when I christen the boat," Mrs. Sullivan said. "I know the boys would want me TO do it for them. Iowa Lawmakers Go to Homes for First Recess of Assembly DES MOINES, W)-- Most Iowa lawmakers were enroute to their homes Friday for the first weekend recess o£ the legislature. . The opening week o£ the session, devoted chiefly to organization work, was climaxed Thursday night by the statehouse reception which followed the inauguration of Gov, Bourke B. Hickenlooper and Lieut. Gov. .Robert 'D. Blue Thursday. The legislature will be in recess until Tuesday afternoon, but not nil of the members will have a vacation. Floor leaders and some of the men who have served several terms will devote the weekend to working out the personnel of the numerous standing committees who will guide proposed bills through the session or 'throw them out as'unnecessary during wartime. SAYS SHE MADE NO OUTCRY Attorney for Flynn Cross Examines Girl H O L L Y W O O D , (U.PJ--Blond chool girl Betty Hansen, 17, tcsti- ed Friday that she made no out- ry when he attacked her in an pstairs boudoir during a Holly- ·ood party. Attorney Jerry Giesler. detend- ng Flynn against triple charges of tatutory rape upon Miss Hansen nd Peggy Lame Satterlee. 16 year Id night club chorus girl, pro- uced a sensation during his cross- xaminalion when he had Betty onfess to an unnatural act with n unnamed man. ''Isn't it true that you did not ppear as a defendant in his case nd you refused to testify on rounds that it might incriminat ou?' r Giesler asked. "Yes." "Didn't you know that you couk ic sent to reform school until you vore 21 for this act?" "Yes, I knew that." Get Your Vitamin A the natural way Butter is needed in every meal. Its natural supply of Vitamin A and wealth of food energy makes it indispensible in building strong bodies and a healthier nation. lot- assure yourself the finest.--ask DISTRIBUTED BY Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. Kwantung province. China is pending six million Chinese del- ar.s to teacli gliding. LDRIENT, SUB BASE, RAIDED Heavy Attack Made on French City by RAF LONDON, (U.R)--Hoyal air force bombers struck Lorlent, important German submarine base on the French Atlantic coast,- Thursday night in the first heavy raid of "943, the air ministry said Friday. Two planes were reported miss- ng. The raid was made at a time vhen the submarine menace held he front pages of the British iress as Germany's greatest threat n the war. * * ¥ In the past, heavy- raids on Lorient may have coincided with intelligence reports'' that submarine pens were filled, or in an effort by the British to keep the u-boats away from an important allied convoy, bat the target Thursday night was believed to have been Lorient itself as \vell as nearby objectives. * * * Air circles in London stressed the fact that the bomber command has made plain its intentions to neutralize such submar- ne bases and said the consequent heavy damage and loss of life in the French town was regrettable but inevitable. These same sources pointed out the Lorient attack was proof that the allies were ruthless in theii determination to deal with the u-boat menace. The Germans recently broadcast that their submarine bases on the French Atlantic coast were bombproof, with the pens coverec with reinforced concrete, but the penetrating powers and blast effects of the RAF's 8,000 and 4.000 pounders--which might have beet used in Thursday night's raid-have been known to crumble tw or more entire blocks of building: at Cologne. Thus it was conceivable that the pens were so damaged in the raid that the u-boats would be nnable to leave until the debris was cleared. An American nir force com munique reported an offcnsivi sweep Thursday over occupied France and Belgium by low-fly in planes of the fighter commanc Damage was reported to enem. planes and transport personnel. led Cross Chairman to Speak on Forum Thomas L. Connor, re-elected Cerro Gordo county chairman of the American Kcd Cross at the" annual tneetine, will tell KGLO Forum listeners Friday at 6:30 p. m. of the recent gathering, lie will also outline a few plans for the future. Fridoy P. M. 1:W M»ilk»r 4:M Are Von » Gtnfatr CBS 4:1.-, Ben BernJe. «Hilt7 Gam, CBS i:ia T» Time Tunti 5:3» Neighborhood Call 5:13 The World Tod»r. CBS ii-.u» News of lie Nation, f . G. E. ti:l,» Our Secret U'tapon, fbilca, CBS f:'M KGLO Fttum 6:M Hoiri Ahud KM Sports Cimcr» 7:»» K»le SmJUi Triinm. General Fttdl. CBS *:30 Adventures of tb* Thin Man, Gen* era! Fo»ds, CBS ?:S3 Organ Interlude *:M Playhouse, Phili» Morris. CBS f.'M News of Ike W*rld, Vance Music Company 8:43 Soldiers of the Pre» 0:M Camedy Caravan. Camels. CBS 9:» IMbk; Ticker'a Vtlces, CBS t«iM Circular. News BODOia; M:!* GOT I.«mk»rcU'» orchestra. CBS )·:» Abe Lymu's Orchestra. CBS 11 :M Ttcn News. CBS 11:« Ina Bay UalUn's Orchestra, CBS 11:3* Val Ernie 1 * Orchestra, CBS !!:«· Press News, CBS a.n sic* on Saturday f.tt Dawn Palral, inelmUnl Markets 8:15 Mcrvlaf News Kauadnp, Globe-Gazette : S tat Carflll Products Proiram 1:li Bible Broadcast. Badlo Chapel 1:3* Keep Time with Damon's 1:15 Safely Tips »:J» Cancaslan Melodies. CBS »:3» The Garden Gate, CBS 9:M YoBtb. on Parade, CBS »:S» Story Time with Jerry James 1»:W News Dliest, J»c»o E. Decker and S.iu . J«:15 Cod's COBOtry. CBS 18:30 Warren Sweeney, Kcws, Curtis: Candy. CBS 1o:35 Orcan Interlude. l»:l.- Home Town News ll:ta Theater of Today, Armstrong Cork CBS ' 11:3* Markets 11:4". Mystery Melody name HI:«» Country Journal. CBS K-.30 front Fare News 1S:« Dave CheskinV Orcheilra. CBS 1:H Press News. CBS 1:0.-. Of Men and Books, CBS 1:1U Joseph C. Grew. Talk, CBS · :OO Aro Equipment Company Program CBS 2:3« Hell* from Uawali. CBS 3:M Keporl from Washlnilon. CBS 3:15 Xep 9r t tram London, CBS ' ~::* Mailbat 4.-M Clereland Symphony Orchestra CBS 3:» Buss Broirn'j Sours. CBS 5:15 An American in Russia, CBS 3:15 World Today, .CBS fi:M News ot the Nation, P. G. i E. 6:15 KGLO Forum «:23 Hours Ahead «:» Thanks to in* Yanks, Camels, CB ?:W» Sports Camera ":15 Symphonic Swing- 7:341 Organ Interlude ·::« News of the World ":.V» E. Sevareid, News, Parker I*en CBS K:IW llil.Pirade. Lucky Strikes, CBS N:t^ Saturday Evening Sy'ncopaUoa M:1.1 Soldiers with Wlnrs. CBS Hil5 BOD Crosby's Orchestra 10:40 Evening News Roundup, Fir National Bank 10:30 Machlto and his Orchestra. CBS ie,::u» Abe Lyman's Orchestra,- 'CBS 11:0» Press News. CBS 11:O3 Ina Ray Hattoa's Orchestra. CBS 11:30 Ray Pearl's Orchestra, CBS li:o» Press News CBS 12:03 Sijii Off H O SBC RED NETtVOBK 1040 KUoeyclci drant Increase in Farm Machinery Repair Parts Production WASHINGTON. ) -- Greater production of repair parts for farm machinery, was authorized Friday by the war production board. Whether increased production of new farm equipment will be authorized is now being studied and a decision will be announced soon. Chairman Donald M. Nelson said. Production of repair parts in 1943 at 167 per cent of 1940 production was authorized. Previously, production of parts this year had been limited to 137 per cent of 1940 production. Another order partly lifted the ban on new electrical connections to permit short extensions of existing rural distribution lines to operate such farm .equipment as water pumps, milk machines, milk coolers, incubators, poultry brooders nnd feed grinders. rBIDAV EVENING 6:00 Dinner in Habana 6:15 News ot the World 0:30 News 6:13 H. V. Kaltenbom Manners nformation Please 8:00 Waltz Time 8:30 Plantation Party 9:30 Betty Lou and Tommy Rices 10:00 Victory Tune Time 10:15 News 10:30 News Reporter 10:45 Memorable Music' 31:00 Tommy Dorset's Orchestra ll:"'J News 11:15 Music: War Ncivj 12:00 Swing Shdt Matinee J2:a Sign Oil SATURDAY SIOKNING 5:30 Sam Morris 5:45 Top Stover's Ganc 6:00 Heaven and Home 6:13 Farm Service (i::B Farm Ncu-s 6:45 Jerry and Zetda 7:00 News 7:15 Time to Shine 7:30 News 7:45 Uncle Stan 5:00 Reveille Boundupj B:15 Here Comes the 9end 8:30 Cliff and Helen 8:43 Lazy Jim's Journal 9:00 Jerry and Zclda 9:15 Rangers on Home Front 9:30 Nellie Rcvell Presents 9:45 String Serenade 10:00 Creightons Are Coming 10:30 Book Reviews 10:45 Coast Guard on Parade 11:00 Music Room 11:15 Consumer Time 11:30 Com Bell Farm Hour AIR YA LISTENIN? Kate Smith Variety Continues Without Kate The "Kate Smith Variety Hour"-- minus Kate herself, who is ill but improving -- will present Paul Muni, Henny Youngman, the Radio Rogues and of course, Ted Collins, #over KGLO-CBS Friday night at Without the famous songbird, ollins may be expected to carry n w i t h t h e ustomary de- ctable v a r iy. B e c a u s e illness Kate not appear- n g currently i her daytime ·ogram, "Kate mith Speaks " roadcast daily f-, . 11 onKGLO- * BS. Collins. ho regularly ram with- her, will carry on ere, too. This marks the .first me in her 12 years of radio that Iness has forced the star to miss broadcast. Muni, who recently returned to roadway' to revive his greatest tage success, "Counsellor - at AW," will be starred in Palmer hompson's drama, "I Can't leep," story of nazi Germany. It oncerns a nazi whose son is re- orted missing in action. Youngman, a former regular on . _ SHE'S ILL, shares the pro- HALEY currently on Buy War Savings Bonds and I Stamps from your Globe-Gazette ! carrier boy. Witness Testifies Against Flynn Betty Hansen, 17 year old complaining witness in Errol Flynn's trial, describes to Deputy District Attorney Thomas W.'Cochran in Lo.s Angeles court the arrangement of. the rooms in the Bel-Air mansiovi. She took the stand as the first of the state's chief witnesses. FINED $500 ON SUGAR CHARGES lowan Pleads Guilty lo Making False Reports D U B U Q U E, C/PJ -- Matthew Deisch, -55 year old Balltown farmer, pleaded guilty in federal court here Thursday afternoon to a charge that he -had made false statements last May when he registered for war ration book No. 1 and was fined S500 and costs. Deiscb was accused of listing his sugar stock at the time at two pounds when in reality he had 400 pounds. He lold the court he had used part of the sugar for making wine and mixed some of it with corn and oats tor cattle feed. He said he sold none of the wine made, consuming it all himself. | The farmer declared that lie did i not understand the regulations,! and the prosecutor recommended | a fine rather than a prison term | for the offender. j Leonard Kennclh Oliver, Iowa Falls, who said he was a minister of the Jehovah Witnesses, also pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon to a charge that he refused to re- ' port for induction in the U, S. army on Nov. 10 when he was called by his draft board. He was sentenced to three years in a federal institution ol the reformatory type. ·Cate's program, will return for :ie third successive week. * * * They're At It Again Nick -and Nora Charles, the iizzy detective pair of "The Ad- ·entures of the Thin Man" (Friday, 7:30 p. m., KGLO-CBS), step nto another peck of trouble this veek. The adventure is captioned Babes in Gunland." It's no child's play though. In act,'the Charleses have a pretty lectic time of it once again. Actor Les Damon plays .Nick, and laudia Morgan is Nora. * * * Anita Louise Stars Blond Anita Louise of Holly- vood stars on the "Playhouse" Friday night at 8 on KGLO and olumbia. The play is "Private Worlds," adapted by Writer-Producer Charles Martin. * * ¥ It's All in Fun Fun and lots of ii is the keynote of the "CBS Comedy Cara- vun" Friday night at 9 on KGLO. Formerly this show was just the "Caravan." Now that comedians a r e r e g u l a r guests, the title has been formally changed. J a c k Haley, f u n n y m a n of s t a g e and screen, will be Friday's visiting star. Moonfaced 'Haley is Broadway. 1 He's a vet of the old five-a-day circuits. Regulars on the "Comedy Caravan"--now 45 minutes long--arc Lanny Ross. Xavier Cugat's orchestra, Herb Shriner and Georgia Gibbs. * * * Exposes Axis Lies In our fight for democracy, the truth is "Our Secret Weapon." Hence, the name of the KGLO- CBS Friday evening 6:15 show, conducted by Rex Stout, the noted detective fictionist. Axis lies -- and that includes "all the propaganda -- arc exposed by the truth. Professor Frederick Pro/. John T. Frederick, "'ho lectured in M a s o n - C i t y Tiiesclay, will conduct his regular KGLO- CBS "Of Men and Books" feature Saturday at 1:05. His guest will be Publisher Bennett Cerf of New York. If you were one o£ those who delighted in Professor Frederick's j lecture here, you'll enjoy his' weekly literature broadcasts all' the more. * * * To Award "E" A special program featuring' awarding of the army-navy "E" ; to the Aro Equipment company! will be broadcast by KGLO-CBS ] Saturday afternoon at 2. Speeches j by company and service officials will be heard. Saturday Stories For kiddies--"Story Time'' with Jerry James of KGLO--heard each Saturday morning at 3:30. Miss Jamqs spins a fine story for the youngsters. R. W. L, ACTRESS JAIL SENTENCE Father on Way to Talk With Frances Farmer HOLLYWOOD, (U.P.) -- Friends and the family of Actress Frances Farmer -were attempting to plan a new life,for her Friday after she was led, disheveled, kicking and in a strait jacket, to a solitary confinement cell in Uie county jail to begin a six-month' sentence. Her father. E. M. Farmer, Seattle attorney, was reported en route here to talk to her. Hollywood associates of the actress hoped to place her in new surroundings. She was sentenced to jail Thursday by Santa Monica Judge Marshall Hickson for violating probation on a drunken driving charge. When Hickson asked it she had obeyed his no drinking order she shouted she used liquor in orange juice, coffee and -milk: and asked: "Do I have to starve to death to obey your order?" When she was led from the courtroom, she knocked a policewoman down and, kicked at officers until she was subdued. Police placed her in an isolation cell but saia she would be permitted to move in with other women prisoners it she became move tractable. * * Her hair in disorder and her suit mussed. Frances Farmer, once glamorous screen actress, arrived at the county pail in Los Anscles to lie-in serving a sentence of ISO days imposed at Santa Monica, Cal., for violating her probation 'in a drunk driving case. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. LOSES S600 LUGGAGE LOS ANGELES, (P -- "Take your hags, sir?" courteously inquired the man as George Mills, state employe at Springfield. 111., reached a bus terminal. Mills handed over the luggage, valued at SGOO. He'd like it back now. PHILCO C O R P O R A T I O N Australia has sharply cut its j output of civilian clothes to make! more .soldiers' uniforms. ' ir *** Hear Rex Stout Expose AXIS LIES' JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE Beautiful MID-WINTER HATS $100 l Formerly Priced Up to $3.98 STYLE SHOPPE State and Federal

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