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NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAfER THAT GIVE WORE .w '44 MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS' HOME EDITION VOL. L Associated Pica »nd United Press Full Leased Wires (Five Cents a Copy* MASON CITY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY MARCH 8. 1914 This Paper Consists of Two Sections--Section On* MO. 131 RHOADSOUSTED FROMNTUMWA JOB BY JUDGE Charged With Failure to Perform Duties as Safety Commissioner Ottumwa, (fP)--Judge Paul McCoid Wednesday afternoon, ousted G. E. (Dusty) Rhoads as OUumwa commissioner of public safety at the close of evidence on County Attorney John D. Moon's petition for ouster on grounds of failure to perform the duties of his office. Counsel for Rhoacis and for the state waived argument .and Judge McCoid gave his decision immediately. Previously a blanket denial as to knowledge of illegal operations in the city of Ottumwa during the past year was claimed by Rhoads, 53, when he took the stand in an effort to prevent his removal from his municipal office. While conceding that he had "heard" liquor was being sold illegally in the city, Rhoads said he never knew for sure until after police conducted a series of raids a month ago. at which time a small amount of whisky was found in 2 places. The entire session Wednesday morning was devoted to defense evidence. Besides Hhoads himself and 6 character witnesses, the only other person to testify in the defendant's behalf was Police Chief Doyle Jones. Like Hhoads, Chief Jones told the court that he knew of no law violations since he took office last April in which arrests had not been made. WOUNDED GUNNER'S RETURN FROM ATTACK ON TRUK -- A wounded gunner is rushed to sick bay on his carrier by shipmates after his plane had returned from the smashing attack on Truk, great Japanese sea-air base in the-Pacific. Note expressions on the faces of the 2 stretcher bearers in foreground. CHAPLIN TOLD TO STAND TRIAL Actor Loses Plea to . Dismiss Paternity Claim Hollywood, (U.PJ--Movie Comedian Charlie Chaplin Wednesday lost his plea lor dismissal of red- haired. Joan Berry's suit.,cUarging him with being the father" of her baby daughter. Superior Court Judge Stanley Mosk, concluding a week's study of arguments about the color of the actors eyes and a blood te^t. in which 3 doctors decided he could not have been the father of 5 month old Carol Ann. denied the motion of Chaplin's attorneys to dismiss the paternity action. His decision was tantamount to ordering the actor lo stand trial. "The court is convinced," Judge Mosk said, "that the ends of justice can best be served by a lull and fair trial o£ the issues." Main Highways in North Iowa Reported Open All main highways in the north Iowa district were open Wednesday morning and railroads apd buses were operating, according to a round-up of traffic obtained from the Highway Commission, the bus lines and railroads." Some trains and buses were late, but no blockades were reported. Snow was not as heavy as was expected, although visibility was poor throughout Tuesday and Tuesday night. No reports of serious accidents from the storm had been turned in and no serious damage was reported to either communication or traffic lines. Yanks Control Los Negros, Advance Along New Britain By RICHARD C. BERGHOLZ Associated Press War Editor Sixth army troops in the southwest Pacific are filling in the details implied by Gen. Douglas MacArthur's statement a week ago that "the end of the Bismarck campaign is now clearly in sight." Wednesday's allied communique gained 6lh control China Wholesale Price Index Is 230 Times Above Prewar Level Chungking. (IP)--Cliang Ping- Chun, counsellor of the executive Yuan, said Wednesday that the wholesale price index in China rad risen 230 times above the prewar level and that the price of rice and coal increased BO per cent since the end of 19411. I,..;,,, ^ n . He told a press conference t h a t | v v l l h 30 aml matches were BOO times the prewar cost, cooking oil 170 and coarse cotton homespun 340 times. Minister of Information Liang Han-Chao commented: "Our economic system is a medieval type and not organized economy. It is difficult to check the rise in prices, but the government is devising ways and means to keep the rate of acceleration within reasonable bounds." Nazi Anti-Invasion Defenses in Holland Tested With Foray London, f/Pj--A sally by light British naval forces close lo the, coast of Holland has disclosed lhat anii-invasion defenses along Hie German Atlantic wall now include short-range rocket guns and auto- rr.atic cannon for pointblank fire against assault craft. The foray was revealed by the armiralty Tuesday night in a com- munique which said that the naval units had drawn sharp fire from the new defense weapons when they penerated within a short dis- lance of Ijmuiden harbor. The Brilish craft attacked 14 enemy armed trawlers, set 3 afire, blew up a supply ship and slipped away without damage despite fire from the shore, the communique said. The new weapons presumably suplement heavy batteries of 6, 9 and 12-inch coastal guns. Waterloo Man Is "i Victim of Exposure I Des IMoincs, (^j--Winds had di-! minishcd 10 to. 15 miles an hour in Iowa Wednesday and except for scattered light flurries, the snowfall had ceased. A number of highways remained closed: some were open to one- way traffic. .Over the state roads were reported to be slippery in spots. Temperatures were close to zero, and at Waterloo a war plant worker was found dead Wednesday morning from exposure, Coroner Sidney D. Smith reported. The man was identified as Carl T. Nelson, 56. His body was found near a junk yard. v Carroll reported the lowest temperature Wednesday with a reading of one above. Cedar Rapids and Mason City recorded 2; Waterloo, 3; Charles City and Marshalltown 4: Iowa C i t y , 5; Dubuque and Perry, six; Sioux City and Davenport, seven. Wind velocity ranged from 10 miles an hour at Sioux City to 26 at Burlinglon. the weather bureau reported, which compared " 4 0 mile velocities Tuesday. The snow was not drifting badly Wednesday, Ihe wealhei bureau said, but the storm stalled a number of draftees returning from examinalion Irips Tuesday Sixty-four Black Hawk county draftees were marooned Monday night and Tuesday at Grundy Center' by drifts and a bus breakdown. Eighty from Buchanan county spent Ihe night in Marsh alltown before transferring lo a train en route to Camp'Dodge. Some vicinities reported dust on top of the snow. The weather" bureau said it believed this was caused locally from ashes and sane spread on Ihe ice, and that then was no report of dust storm which might bring the dust from a distance. Highways remaining closed in eluded 60 and 69 north of Ankeny 64 northeast of DCS Moines and 16 above Perry in the central pof tion of the slale. .-^ In the northeast. 63 was closei soulh from Cedar Falls and high way 13 also was closed in Ihis vi cinily. In Ihe southwest highwa 17 north of Panora and 73 froi 64 to Coon Rapids were closed. Railroads were hampered o their north runs and some of them on their east and west lines b the storm. Railroad men said the believed schedules would be re island in the Admiralty group, have leap-frogged up the north coast of New Britain to within 170 airline miles of Rabaul and have driven up the south coast of New Britain to within 50 airline miles of Gasmata. Covered by an air umbrella but not by naval bombardment, first division marines attached to Lt. Gen. Walter Krueger's Gth army swarmed ashore Monday at Wil- laumez peninsula on New Britain's north coast and immediately drove toward Talasea. 5 iles distant, where the Japanese nee had kn emergency landing rip. Rifle fire was the only op- pi nuyo R»TT| C WAY TO HOME But Physician Loses Race With Stork Liscomb, (.P) -- Snow removal equipment of 2 counties was in service all day Tuesday to aid Dr. K. H. Weaver, of Union in a race with the stork. The doctor WILL RECEIVE OILMEAL Des Moincs, tfP)--Every county in the state will receive at least one carload of oilmcal from Ihis monlh's allotment, A. J. Lo.veland, slale AAA .chairman, announced. stored during the day in wester Iowa. Some norlh buses have bee halted completely, and east, wes and south lines have been slowc down considerably. LIVES NEAR RENO Reno, Nev., CU.R)--Swana Beai caire Pangborn. former Frcnc actress and wife of 'round-the world f l i e r Clyde Pangborn. h cslablished residence at a ranc near here and will be eligible file suit for divorce, it was learne Wednesday. osition to the landing. Sixth army infantrymen who nded at Arawe on New Britain's nth coast Dec. 15 launched an fensive which has carried them 4 miles asmala. up the coast toward once-important Japa- and emergency air lost the rare lrid.' ty snow plow itself become stuck in a drift but the baby, an 8 pound daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Eubanks of neighborhood, and the the Libertj- mother ese supply ase. Momote airdrome, quickly-won ize of the Admiralty Islands in- asion Feb. 29, has been repaired nd now is ready for full-scale se by American planes, ,ur communiqued- Heavy liberator bombers split irough intense anti-aircraft fire o unload 98 tons of explosives on abaul Sunday. Olher planes sup- orled ground action on New ritain and Los Negros Island and it Japanese forces opposing American positions on Bpugain- ille in the Solomons with 110 ons o£ bombs. Jaws o£ a trap set by U. S. in- antrymen and American-trained Chinese troops are closing rapid- on enemy forces in Burma's Hukawng valley. Japan's communication lines were botli reported doing nicely Wednesday. The baby was born at 7:45 a. m. with the father and a neighbor, Mrs. Widge Martin, attending the delivery. Dr. Weaver hud been called at 5:30 but his car became stuck in a drift before he got out of Union. Both Hardin and Marshall county snow plows were called, the former working from the north and the latter from the south and by means of detours through fields got the doctor to the Eubanks home at L p. m. While Dr. Weaver attended Ihe mother and baby, Ihc Marshall county snow plow sloocl by and Ihe llarclin county crew went back to keep the road open for the doctor's return. Dr. Weaver reached Union at 6 p. m. and found the Hardin county plow had skidded off the road and was stuck fast in a drift. The baby was Mrs. Eubank's 7th child. RUSSIANS MAKE GAINS DESPITE MUDDYTERRAIN Overpower Nazis With Threats to Outflank Junction of Tarnopol London. Of) -- Overpowering heavy German counter-attacks, red army troops driving toward Rumania are threatening to out- fiang the important junction city of Tarnopol on the Odessa-Warsaw railway, Moscow dispatches said Wednesday. Pressing forward over a countryside turned into a mire by e a r l y spring thaws, Russian spearheads Tuesday captured the town of Igrovitsa, 9 miles northwest of Tarnopol and only 4 miles from the Warsaw railway, a Russ i a n communique announced. Other forces operating cast of Tarnopol actually severed the line in the places 20 miles apart--at Kochanovka, 5 miles south of Volchisk and Zalentsy, 15 miles west of Proskurov. Tuesday's advance by tlte forces under Marshal Greeory K. Zhu- kov liberated 200 more localities in the densely-populated western Ukrainian country, Moscow announced. The Germans hurled strong infantry and tank forces against the red army but were hurled back, leaving more than 1.000 dead on the battlefield, the Russians said. The district center of Slaraya Sinyavit. 50 miles southeast of Sheplovka and 30 miles northeast of Proskurov, was among the more important towns listed as taken. Capture of Staraya Sinyava not only cut the Staro-Konstantinov railway, but brought soviet vanguards to within 25 miles of the O d e s s a - W a r s a w line west of Zhmerinka. Svinnaya, another town captured Tuesday, is only 4 miles from Staro-Konstantinov. Other red army units, Moscow said, stormed the village of Shar- zhinsty, southeast of Shepteovka and 33 miles southwest of Bcrdi- chev, and apparently were seeking a junction with first Ukrainian army forces holding that city. Zhukov's advance, npw in Us 4tn day. \vas- averasinf i^tnore than 20 miles a day, in sonic areas as much as 30 miles, according lo Moscow advices. . . The capture Tuesday of Pocl- volochisk, 8 miles west of Volo- chisk. extended the Russian-held sector of the Odessa-Warsaw railway to 26 miles with its western end about 25 miles east of Tarnopol. In this sector. Russian troops are approximately (30 miles from the Rumanian frontier. On the Baltic Trout, Moscow reported arrival of heavy German air reinforcements in the Narva sector, where Gen. Leonid A. Gov- orov was attempting to enlarge the red army bridgeheads west oE the Narova river. Fifty-five German planes were reported shot down Tuesday and 500 nozi troops killed in the land fighting as the Russians claimed the capture of several strongly-fortified cnctny localities. Believe 1,100 U. S. Bombers Took Part in Berlin Raid RESTING AFTER MOPPING UP JAPS ON TARAWA-Marine Platoon Sgt. William C. Cross, 23, Mason City, was the non-commissioned officer in chai'gc of the outfit which cleaned up the Jap survivors of the initial attack on Tarawa. After chasing the Jap force for 3 days Platoon Sgt. Cross' unit outflanked them.and with another unit closing in from the opposite flank, annihilated them. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Cross, 422 5th S. W. This picture was taken at a rest camp somewhere in the Pacific. (Official U. S. marine corps photo) Mason Cityan Led Marines to Clear Tarawa of Japs EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story telling how Marine Platoon Sgt. William C. Cross, son of Sir. and Mrs. William T. Cross, 422 5th S. E.. and his marine unit cleaned up the last Jap survivors nn Tarawa was written by Staff Sgt. Richard J. Murphy. Jr.. of Chevy Chase. Aid., a marine corps combat correspondent, and distributed by the Associated Press. By RICHARD J. MURPHY Plaloon Sgt. William C. Cross, non-commissioned officer in charge of the marine unit, climbed up the sandy, flat atoll afler Ihe Japs Ihe day after Betio island was secured. Reports said lhat more than ji hundred Japs were still alive. The marine outfit, spread in a Urje*--}--~ ·· ~" " from 1: beach lo beach, combed every hole, every cocoanut tree, in search of the enemy. They had to wade, sometimes in neek-deep water, from island to island. One estimate said that they had to wade 2D times before they reached Ihe last island in the atoll. There. 4 days after they starlcil their march, the marines flushed Ihe Japs. · Without the elaborate pillboxes and emplacement they had built on Betio. the Japs fought a losing battle from treetops and taro pits --3 foot, deep pits in which the Gilberlese grow taro, a native tuber. Platoon Sgt. Cross' unit was chosen to out-flank the Japs. Moving up to the end of the island, the outfit swung around. BIG FIRES SET IN HEAVY RAID ON NAZI CENTER 10,000 Explosive Bombs and 350,000 Incendiaries Dropped . London, f/P)-- Strong forces of U. S. fortresses and liberators-possibly 1,100 bombers--set huge tirees in Berlin Wednesday on the American airl'orcc's 4th visit to the German capital within 6 days. -More than 10,000 explosive bombs blasted the city. More than 1150,000 incendiary bombs set the fires. From liiese officially announced figures. Ihc British press association estimated that possibly 1,100 heavy bombers made Ihe trip, escorted by as many fighters. First reports from the fighters showed they had shot clown at tcast :jp German planes. One group of about 50 bombers attacked targets at the southwestern edge of Berlin while others braved a great flak barrage over the heart of Hitler's capital. Light clouds which covered the bombers most of the way lo Berlin opened up over the city to disclose tile targets. On the return, pilots said. Ber- LIST 4 NAMES FOR BISHOP Iowa Episcopal Diocese Convention Starts lukaxvne valley base of Ma hie- wan fell is suffering "extremely leavy casualties," Lt. Gen. Josph W. Stihvcl! communiqued. In the central Pacific, Japanese bases at Ponape and Kusaie in the eastern Caroline Islands caught a 30-ton blasting, Nauru Island outheast of Kusaie was bombed nnd 4 undesignated atolls in the eastern Marshall Islands were hit with 35 tons of bombs. Two planes re lost in all raids. ·fAiraii n iuiiiiiiujiii,uiiuii 1111^3 ~ _ . lave been severed and an enemy Harnnfon r VPr IS nn orce isolated when the main * """f 1 " 11 L 1 J KI « ul1 Trip Over Germany as 2 Engines Are Shot Out Schedule Inquiry Into Shooting of 2 Girls and Police Officer a pincers. Another was acting as the one-half of marine unit other half. A Jap machine gun held up the advance for awhile but 5 marines led by Sgt. Oscar K. ("OK") Moore, 22, Austin. Tex., knocked it out. The whole battle, in which lafi Japs were killed, look 4 hours. Platoon Sgt. Cross is a former Coca Cola salesman. He has been ifi~serv7ce""with the . tnnrinu corps DCS Moiiics. The names of 4 Episcopal ministers were prc- senled to a special convention of tile church's Iowa diocese Wednesday from which to select a bishop f o r . the state to succeed the IU Rev. Harry S. L-ongley, who resigned last fall. The 4 were the Very Rev. Rowland Philbrnok. dean of Trinity cathedral. Davenport: the Ucv. Louis Malheus. rector nf Trinity church. Ottumwa; the flcv. Claude W. Sprouse, Grace and Trinity cathedral, Kansas City. Mo.. and the Very Rev. Elwood Lindsay Haines, dean of Christ church cathedral, Louisville. Ky. The names were presented by R. E. Rculing. Muscalinc, n member of the nominating committee. Other members ol' the commit- lin's fires were visible Coi- a distance of 100 miles. The Berlin radio told of heavy fighting on the approaches to the capital and claimed more than 80 American planes were downed. German claims following Monday's raid were almost double the officially announced figure of 79-68 bombers and 11 fighters. It was the American heavy bombers' 8th big assault in 10 days, sfrid- ca'm'c after only one day's interval since the last heivy attack on the German capital. High explosive bombs weigh from '250 pounds upward. If all 10,000' were 250-pounders, the lolal weight would be 1,250 tons. Incendiary bombs weigh only a few pounds apiece, and 350,000, of them would tolal about 500 Ions. The German radio said that bombers came over in "7 main formations'' under heavy escort, :md that "pitched air battles de- vclopccl over border territories." A United States air force announcement said: ''Strong forces of BI7 flying forlrcsses nnd B-24 liberators of the 8th air force, escorted by large formations of AAF nnd RAF fighters, attacked industrial targets in the Berlin district Wednesday. "More t h a n 350.000 incendiary bombs and more than 10,000 high explosive bombs were dropped. It was the 4lh operation by American aircraft over the Berlin district w i t h i n 8 days." The American daylight aerial campaign against Berlin started last Friday when lightning fighters penetrated lo the capilal. This British Newspapers Declare Reds Rejected Latest Polish Offers London, (jPi--British newspapers said Wednesday that Russia lad rejected the latest Polish compromise offer to settle the Russo-Polish boundary dispute. but Premier Stanislaw rvlikalajc- zyk declared that his Polish gov- ernmer.t-in-exilc had not b e e n informed about it. There was strong resentment in Polish circles over reports published by the London press that the Soviets had rejected the. plan for a temporary settlement --a proposal which Mikolajczyk described as a British" rather than Polish suggestion. The Poles felt that Iheir government should have been informed if Stalin had refused to agree to the plan transmitted to the Soviets by P r i m e Minister Churchill. It was understood here that in rejecting the counter-proposals, the Kremlin reiterated that no understanding can be reached unless certainly allegedly "anti-soviet" elements are eliminated from the exiled government, and the Curzon line is accepted as Poland's eastern boundary. A Bomber Base in England. liP) --Lt. Richard C. Holman. of Sioux City, Iowa, cut capers with the 2 remaining engines of the big bomber he was piloting to dodge flak on the return trip from Berlin to Britain. "He was so good that when we got back I kissed him." Sut. Albert H. Soltau of Kansas City, Mo., said. i Riverside. Cal.. (U.PJ--Civilian · authorities scheduled .in inquest Wednesday into the killing Sun- j day night of 2 girls and ;\ police j officer by 2nd Lt. Beaufort G. j Swancutl. La Crosse, Wis., in n | wild shooting spree touched off by a hopeless love affair. While Riverside county officials questioned persons present at the Camp Anza Officers' club where the shooting occurred, army officers drafted military murder charges lo be filed against Swan- was followed ui Saturday the Sgt. David Finkle of Hampton. Iowa, was another member of the Weather Report FORECAST Mason City: Fair and continued cold Wednesday night. Lowcsl temperature Wednesday night al Mason City 0; Thursday increasing cloudiness and warmer. Strong winds Wednesday afternoon diminishing Wednesday night. Iowa: Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday. Slowly rising temperature extreme west portion Wednesday night. Warmer Thursday. Minnesota: Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday. Not quite so cold Thursday, and extreme west portion Wednesday night. IN MASON CITY Globe-Gazette weather statistics: Maximum Tuesday 15 Minimum Tuesday night 2 At 8 a. m. Wednesday . 2 Snow '2 inch Precipitation .03 inch YEAR AGO: cult. Swancutl. whose wife and 2 children reside at La Crosse, will face a mililary court if he survives abdominal wounds inflicted by Patrolman Ernest F. Cole, who halted the officer's blazing {light from Camp Anza. Swani-utt had a criminal record before entering the army. Arthur B. Simpson. Riverside police officer, who with Cole shot Swancutt after he fled the army camp, was the 3rd lo die by bullets fired from Ihe soldier's military pistol. The other victims were Dorothy Evelyn Douglas, 19, over whom Swancutt apparently went berserk because of a thwarted love affair, and Lourdinc Livermore, 18, both of Long Beach. Maximum Minimum 10 Minus 7 Loss of U. S. Bomber Over Rabaul Reported Guadalcanal. Solomon Islands OP)--Loss of the first U. S. liberator heavy bomber over Rabaul New Britain, this year, was reported by Adm. William F. Halscy's headquarters Wednesday Three crew members were rescued. Other Soulh Pacific plane: hit Rabaul with 98 tons of bomb in a day-long succession of ai attacks through intense anti-air craft fire. tec. all present, were the Rev. C. B. Whilehead. Mason City: Ihc Rev. Francis Burton Shancr. Sioux City: Ihe F!cv. Albeit C. Baker. Council Bluffs: Leo J. Capcn. Dav- cnpoil. and Harry F. Schocn, DCS Moi ncs. This was Ihe second special convention held. Al Ihe previous one held in Davenport early lasl December Ihe Rev. Ernest V. Kennan, former DCS Moincs paslor and now rcclor of a Ballimorc church, was selected to become Ihc Iowa bishop. Bui after more than a week's considcralion he declined lo accept. CLAIM WOMAN POSED AS MAN Charge She Was Married to Girl at Nortrnvood Minneapolis. Minn.. U.R -- Po- icewomen Wednesday prepared lo charge Marcclla Agnes Majcrus, 23. with posing as a person of op- posile sex. after a disclosure that he 6 foot girl, of Indian cxtrac- ion. had courted at least 3 girls and married one. They were investigating, also. other angles of her career as a ] T t D I .' (~\CC welder and truck driver since she j Labor KelatlORS UltlCe efl Ihe home of her foslcr par- j cuts in Austin. Minn., lo search | Detroit. U.R--An estimated 250 Charge 250 Aircraft Workers Ransacked for her real parenls. She dressed as a boy at that time, they said, to escape detection- She wns born on an Indian Grace Saicc. but her name was changed when she was adopted. The policewomen said she was married at Norlhwood, Iowa.' in 1940 to a Minneapolis girl, who had previous information of her sex. A St. Paul girl, they said, earlier had broken her engagement on gaining the same information. She and the girl to whom she was mar.ried went to Portland, Ore., where Miss Majcrus worked as a welder in a shipyard, under the name of Dwaync Ellis or Dale Ellis. Aircraft Building Workers riolcd at the Ford Motor company's River Rouge plant Tuesday night, ran sacking the government-operated labor relations office, the company I charged Wednesday. A company spokesman said the workers gathered outside the labor relations office after a relief shift reported at 11:30 p. m., apparently in protest against the discharge of one man for striking a foreman and the disciplining of 2 others for smoking in a restricted area. The workers, the spokesman said, asked for the labor rclalions American's first honihcr attack, by one formation. Monday's big ailnck was inndo by a force estimated unofficially as upwards (if 850 bombers. Tile German radio, as on Monday, reported heavy air battles in progress over northwestern Germany and west of Hannover. This aerial combat started about I p. m., said the radio, about halt " an hour alter the American ;rm- adn crossed the German frontier. At inid-inorninK German radio stations hnd blacked out lo avoid Siving Ihc invaders directional beamy. The allack kept Ihe allies' round-the-clock bombing campaign Koing u n i t c r r u p t c d l y after the RAF's second successive night atlack on nazi railroad centers in France. During Ihc day swift U. S. marauder medium bombers joined in Ihc atlack on the continent, flying inlo Holland. They slrurk unspecified targets in an area where many German air fichls have been bombed in Ihc pasl. Monday's Berlin raid brought a record American loss of 68 bombers ind 11 fighters, but the air force announced 176 German planes were shot down. Shortly before 5 p. m. (!!· a. m.. central war time) the German radio acknowledged "American bombers again attempted with strong forces lo reach Berlin. 1 ' "The execution of Ihis attack was very nearly perfectly similar to the one adoplecl the day before yesterday," the Berlin radio continued. "A new big defensive success for German air defense is expected." official and surged into the build-j The first group of escorting ing. A plant protection man. at- I thunderbolt fighters to r e t u r n re- tempting to disperse the crowd, She was working in SI. Paul as j was beaten on the head with vari- a Iruck driver and courting a Soulh Minneapolis girl at Ihc lime of her arrest, Ihe policewomen said. OILS pieces of office equipment, and trampled on, the spokesman said. The labor official was injured slightly. ported shooting down 27 nazi planes. Buy \Var Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globc-Gaiette carrier boy.

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