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D t P A R T U E N T O F H I S T O R Y A H O A NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME "THE NEWSPAPER THAT GfVEMOJK ' N 44 MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS' HOME EDITION VOl. Associated Press and United Press Full Leased Wires (Five Cents a Copy) MASON CITY, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAKCII 14, 1914 This Paper Consists ol Two Sections--Section One NO. 138 Senate Passes States 9 Rights Service Ballot 2 AUTHORS OF ORIGINAL BILL LASH MEASURE Barkley Attack Regarded by Some as Presaging Veto by President Washington, (if) -- A states' rights service vote bill, permitting · the use of a curtailed federal ballot only with the states' permission, won final approval of the senate Tuesday after embittered debate. The senate voted 47 to 31 lo approve the filial version of the measure, worked out by a joint conference committee of house and senate members after weeks of wrangling;. The measure now goes to the house, where Chairman Worley D., Tex.) of the elections committee predicted its prompt acceptance. Senator Green (D.. R. I.) and Lucas (D., 111.), authors of the original federal ballot bill, disowned -It after the house ripped away must of their handiwork and replaced it with machinery giving the stales first say about the fonn of the ballols and full right to determine the qualifications of absent voters. Democratic Leader Barkley of Kentucky took the floor against the compromise, declaring it was so "bound up with adhesive tape" in a legal sense lhat it would complicate voting by service men and women in the November cleclion. In a speech regarded in some quarters as presaging; a veto of the measure by President Roosevelt, Barkley said congress had failed to set up as simple a pro- ceure for voting; as was possible. In addition to members of the armed forces, the following would - be authorized to use the federal ballots, .under the same, restric- ' "'""tlohs: Members of the'rriercriant marine,'and-persons serving with the American Red Cross, the society of Friends, the Women's auxiliary service pilots and the United · Service Organizations, outside of the United States and attached to the armed forces. A war ballot commission composed of the secretary of the navy, secretary of war and war shipping administrator w o u l d handle the federal ballots. Dr. Crabb and Bailey Victors in School Board Election R. L.. BAILEY New Board Member Heavy Attack on LeMans Is Made by RAF L o n d o n , (S)--RAF halifaxes droning out under a waning '·bombers' moon" staged a heavy attack Monday night on the strategic railway center of Le Mans in western France, while mosqui- tos struck at Frankfurt and other places in western Germany. It was the second bombardment of Le Mans--115 miles southwest of Paris and on the shortest rail roule between the north and west c o a s t s--in 6 n i g h t s. Two bombers were lost d u r i n g the night. The precision blow by moonlight was another explosive punch in the new allied day-and-night campaign against nazi transportation facilities all over France, hitting at the vital arteries for quick movement of troops and supplies to the Germans' '·in- vasion wall." The Germans, Ihcir "blitz" revival at least temporarily subsiding to sneak r a i d s , for the second successive night sent a small force over the south coast of England, dropping a few bombs harmlessly and setting off sirens in one London area. The air ministry said Lc Mans was hit in a "heavy attack." indicating the increasing weight of these specialized night blows during a period when Ihc moonlighl has prevented major saturation attacks deep into Germany in coordination with American daylight assaults. The night flyers also laid mines in enemy waters. One plane was lost on intruder patrols over the continent. Dr. George M. Crabb, who is now serving as president of the Mason City school board, was re-elected to that board for another 3 year term in Monday's election. R. L. Bailey, local insurance man, v.'as elected to the board for a similar term, taking the place that will be vacated by F. W. Osmundson, who was not a candidate. Dr. Crabb and Mr. Bailey won over 2 labor candidates, Clarence Ramsey, president of the local union of Ihe Packinghouse Workers Organizalion Committee, and Henry Rheingans, president of the Mason City Labor Assembly. The vote for these 2 contested places on the board was: Dr. Crabb 1,278 Bailey 1,273 Ramsey 338 Kheinxans 353 A proposition authorizing the school district to levy a tax not to exceed ',- mill to finance a summer playground program in Mason City carried by 1,235 to 332 Allan F. Beck was re-elected treasurer, a position he has held for 22 years, without opposition. Dr. Crabb has been a member of the board for the past 6 years, heading lhat body this year. Mr. Bailey, who Is president of the Mason City P. T. A., will take office when Ihe board meets next Monday for organization purposes. At that time he will, replace Mr. Osmundson. who has served since his appointment in November, 1942. lo take the place of Frank Pcarce, who resigned to enter the armed service. Mr.' Osmundson was re-elected last March for an unexpired term of one year. Serving with Dr. Crab!) and -Mr. Bailey as the board convenes will be Jay Decker, Garfield Breesc. Howard Knesel. Howard O'Lcary and Raymond Zack. The new board member has been in business in Mason City 14 years, coming here from Osage to head the Mason- City branch office of the Bankers Life company. He was born and reared In the Osage community. He received his technical training in the Hartford, Conn., sales research school. - -^-'--,-···;--/:"-?,·;"· X' ".. Mr. B a i l e y is a veteran of World war I and a member of*the American Legion -and" Veter- i ans of Foreign Wars. The Bail; eys have 3 boys and a ward now attending the Mason City schools. One son is with the marines in the southwest Pacific. Dr. Crabb and Mr. Bailey carried all 4 Mason City wards by overwhelming votes of 3 or 1 to 1. As soon as the results started coming in it was apparent lhat these 2 were easy victors in the election. The vole on Ihe playground proposition assures funds for the recrealion program carried on by the Y. M. C. A. and other agencies in the city without calling for private contributions, by means of which the program has been carried on for several years. A half mill lax v.'ill raise approximately 511,000, but sponsors of the program state between a third and a half of this will be REPORTS NAVY '44 NEED is 500,000 MEN! Fleet Expanding at Rate oi Nearly 12 Seagoing Ships a Day Washington. (U.R)--Secretary o f ! c Navy Frank Knox said Tues- ly that the navy would need al- lost 500.000 more men to meet ic navy's goal of 3,006,000 men y the end of the calendar year. The men will be needed to man he fleet which will expand this ear at an averagre of nearly 12 eagoing: ships a day. Knox told a press conference hat the navy strength would be von higher next year but that vhen the 3,000,000 mark is past he navy will start leveling off on nductlons. barring unforeseen de- elopmenls. Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs, chief of naval personnel, who was present al the news conference, :sliinatcd that the strength of all the naval service--navy, marine corps and coast guard--will be about 3,700,000 by the end of 1944. Knox said that the navy, would not reach its maximum strength until sometime in 1945. He said that the number of ships in commission increased from 913 on Jan. 1, 1942, to 4,167 on Jan. 1, this year. To emphasize the shnrp expansion that has taken place and the need for personnel, Knox said t h a t an average of 3.4 ships were commissioned each day in 1942; in 1943 the daily average was Tj.fi ships, and in this year the estimate is an average of 11.7 ships. This year's number includes only seagoing craft and is exclusive of such craft as oil barges, small miscellaneous amphibious craft and district craft which also ure manned with navy personnel. Knox estimated the present strength of the navy at 2,510,000 personnel. "A" Card Gas Allowance Will Be Cut to 2 Gallons Each Week in Midwest Icy Highways Keep Draft Quota Home Ice covered the highways of North lowu Tuesday mornin making them exceedingly slippery for travel, but main transporta- "tion routes were continuing business as usual. The Jefferson Transportation company reported buses were sent north and south Tuesday morning and east and west bound buses were expected in here at noon. All connections with other buses were stopped, however, on account the ice. Some trouble was encountcrec early Tuesday morning by the Mason City Motor Coach compan\ in the Central Heights district, bu aside from this local buses were running on their regular route close to schedule. The men from Cerro Gordo draft board No. 2 who were sched tiled to leave at 1:30 a. m. Tuesday for their prc-induction examina tions at Camp Dodge will not leavi for a couple of days, it was an nounced by Chairman Georg Ludeman Monday night when th highways became impossible travel because of the ice. A call from the induction con ter at Camp Dodge said that an other notice would be sent out t the men to report later. About 7 men had been scheduled to leav early Tuesday. Rairloads reported no difficult from the ice, the weight of the equipment breaking what collected on the rails. DR. GEOKGE M. CKABB : --Re-Elected polled: Largest vote in 20 years was In 1924, the year Fred Duffield and D. W. Grippen were elected. That year 3,837 persons went to the polls. A. E. McAulcy and M. S. Steece were the other candidates. Most school elections, however, have been quiet affairs with members often being elected without opposition. Following is the vote over the past 20 year period: sufficient for the playground system. Hence the board may levy less than a half mill or make 1 levy cover a period of 2 years. The vole was moderately heavy for a school election, a total 1,706 ballols being cast. The vole was the largest since 1339, when a total of 1,974 was officers and enlisted including WAVES. Knox noted that draft boards recently have encountered much difficulty in meeting their quotas. "It is my personal view, and that of the secretary of war and the chairman of the maritime commission, that we are bound to h;ive.:to f a c e , t h e .large, phase of the whole problem and enact some kind of national service law, :I Knox said. "That will check and halt the most serious feature of the whole manpower problem-turnover in employment." litll REDS OVERRUN BIG DNIEPER BASE--Hammering relentlessly at the German Dnieper-bend salient, the Russians-toppled the big German anchor base of Kherson at the mouth of the Dnieper following a lightning drive past Tyaginku (C). Other forces (A) have driven toward the Rumanian border. Moving swiftly past Uman, the Russians have announced the capture of Gnivoron ( B ) on the middle Bug river. Nazis Admit Russians Have Crossed Middle Bug River Snow and Colder Forecast in Iowa ]924 1025 1026 . 1!)27 . 1928 . 1929 1930 1931 1932 1333 1934 1935 I93G 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 194;; 1944 3,837 1.8GO 1.180 1,079 ' 274 123 135 132 385 341 1.809 341 I,7«0 1,301 317 1,974 1,460 1.052 350 409 1.705 The vote by precincts in Monday's election was: n a oo o to o 73 a 3 Proposition 12 SOLDIERS DIE N MINE BLAST 14 Others Injured in Field Demonstration Little Kock. Ark., (U.R)--An army joard of inquiry at Camp Joseph R. Robinson Tuesday investigated he explosion Monday of a supposedly harmless land mine which killed 12 soldiers and injured 14 olhers. 4 of Ihem seriously. Ten men were killed outright by .he blast which occurred during i demonstralion of mine installa- Jons and two others died a short ;ime later. Details of the explosion were withheld pending the investigation, i All the material used in the demonstration, which also included instructions in handling and removing mines and booby traps', was supposed lo be relatively harmless. The men were members of the (iS2nd battalion, commanded by LI. Col. Gerald D. Albrechl, Jackson. Teiin., which was transferred from Louisiana last month. 1st Word. 373 ! 289 1 288 86 i 78 i 286 61 2nd W a r d . . . i 605 i 477 ! 470 ! 1 1 3 ! 108 443 i 119 3rd W a r d . . . 448 ! 323 I 324 ) 100 100 i 308 ! 100 4th Ward. 280 M89 ! 19T 54 i 52 i 198 i 52 Total 1706 M278 ; 1273 i 353 I 338 ! 1235 i 332 Buy \Var Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Weather Report Papers for Newsboys Get in Salvage Truck Springfield, III., (U.R)--The Illinois Slale Register received a frantic call from newsboys at an outlying-part of the city Monday night when 200 papers disappeared. They were found after 15 men searched several truckloads of wastepaper at a collection depot. A patriotic citizen had found them on a street corner when they were thrown from a truck and had turned them in as wastepaper. Draft Dodging Causes Man to Get Gray Hair and Stomach Trouble New York, i/P)--A r o u n d u p of draft delinquents netted a man who, the FBI said, had: Registered under a false name, failed to rclurn a questionnaire, _, failed lo appear for a physical ex- i a f a l l i n g limbei~~but was not sc- Young Woman Suffers Bruises When Fighter Plane Strikes Home Evrvnsvillc, Ind., (U.P.I--Miss Marjoric McCulchcon. 22, was treated Tuesday for bruises suffered when 'A thunderbolt fighter airplane crashed inlo her home. Miss McCulchcon was sU'uck animation, neglected lo report for induction, and carried no registration card. He said his efforts lo dodge the law gave him gray hair, slomach trouble and nervous disorders. MAGPIE GREETS HUNTERS Hardin, Colo.. (U.R)--The origin of the cheerful "hello there" which greeted hunters in the Platle river bottoms had been found. The mystery of the voice was solved when a magpie was seen perched on a limb shouting: "Hello there." Naturalists said the bird apparently escaped from ils owner after learning the two words. riously hurl. Her 5 year old brother suffered .shock. The accident happened late Monday when the plane, piloted by Capt. Joseph Genovese, test pilot for Republic Aviation company, made a forced landing after the craft's motor failed. The plane glided downward on a line toward the McCutchcon home, shearing 3 powerlinc poles before crashing into Ihe kitchen. Capt. Gcnovcsc was bruised and one knee was snraincd. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazelle carrier hoy. Mason City: Rain snow and colder Tuesday afternoon. Snow and colder Tuesday night. Temperature Wednesday morning about 5 at Mason City. Wednesday cloudy and slightly colder. Iowa: Snow northw trcmc west and lo snow remainder of slate Tuesday night, becoming flurries Wednesday. C o l d e r wesl and central portions Tuesday n i g h t ; colder Wednesday: winds 25-30 miles ;in hour. Minnesota: Light snow Tuesday n i g h t , preceded by rain south- e a s t portion early Tuesday night. Wednesday diminisning snow flurries. Colder Tuesday night and Wednesday. Winds diminishing Wednesday night. IN MASON CITY Globe-Gazette weather statistics: Maximum Monday 32 Minimum Monday night 23 i At 8 a. m. Tuesday 23 I Rain, slecl .32 inch YEAR AGO: M a x i m u m 37 Minimum 29 Des Moincs, W)--Diminishing Iraffic moved slowly over water covered icy streets and highways throughout most of Iowa Tuesday, and the forecast was for snow, and colder and strong winds. Most sections of the.,state' reported substantial rain. ' · · · ' · Bus travel out of DCS Moines was canceled for a few hours Monday night but was resumed slowly T u e s d a y morning. Automobile t r a f f i c dwindled and pedestrians moved carefully. Plane transportation at DCS Moines was halted Monday a n d a i r p o r t attendants said it would not be resumed until the ice clears from the runways. The weather bureau predicted the rain would change to snow In the west Tuesday afternoon and in the extreme east Tuesday night. Cloudy and colder weather were forecast for Wednesday, with fresh to strong winds. An unusual part of the situation was that although considerable rain fell following Monday night\ freeze, the ice did not melt. Weather bureau representatives explained that the cold ground kepi the ice intact, while the warm atmosphere resulted in the precipitation being rain. Minimum temperatures Tuesday morning were generally ii the higher twenties and lowei thirties. The low for the stall was 23 at Mason City, and tin high for Monday was 46 at La moni. Precipilation ·· reported to th wonthor bureau: Cedar Rapid .95 of an inch; Davenport .!)! Fort Dodge .«8. Iowa City .01 Charles C i t y .59, Dubuque .3" Ames .35. Mason Citv .32. D c Moincs .21, Council " B l u f f s .16 Burlington .04. There were thumlcrslorms many sections, Doris Benson, lo, (laughter nf Mr. and Mrs. Harold 1 Benson, V as struck by lightning Monday night in a freezing rainstorm at Oskaloosa. Tuesday the girl still was unconscious and her condition was serious. Meanwhile, scores of accidents were reported because of the ice- glazed streels a n d .highways. Traffic mishaps were minor generally and Ihcrc were numerous changing to i injuries from falls on the streets. BULLETIN London, ffi') -- Russian troops ave crossed the middle BUK river 11 the western Ukraine and ormcd several bridgeheads south- vest nf Uman, the German radio said Tuesday night. London, ( / P i ' -- Every available ship in Rumania's Black sea ports ins been rushed nuflhward, apparently to Odessa, "iin .Istanbul lispatch said Tuesday. Th'is- appeared to foreshadow complete collapse of the Germans' broken southern flank in Russia in a vast cale 1944 Dunkirk which would )ull the battle line back into obviously frightened Rumania.- The Istanbul dispatch, based on .nformation from Sofia, suggested the Germans were preparing to evacuate Odessa by sea. Following up Premier Slnliu's announcement Monday night of the capture of Kherson. 90 miles east of Odessa, the German high ' Smash Efforts to Crash Out ram chan-Uig °^ EnTM 0 ^ To\VD c o m m a n d's communique said Tuesday that base had been evacuated "in the course of planncc disengagement movements aftci the destruction of all military installations." The communique also said that both sides had throwi new reserves into the bitter struggle on the southern sector of the eastern front. Moscow announced 75,000 nazi had been killed and captured ii 10 days of the broad soviel often sivc in lower Russia. Kherson fel to Gen. Rodion K. Malinovsky' 3rd Ukraine army, made up 0 Stalingrad veterans, after crossin the lower reaches of the Dniepei If it were true that the nazi had given up all hope of othc than a seaborne retreat from their last stand in the Ukraine, this would explain (heir terrific re- j sistancc in the outskirts of Tarno- I pol in pre-war Poland, where a j see-saw fight raKcil into the lilli day. There the nazis were making ! grim attempt lo hold an inland ] anchor of the front shattered by the combined reil army offensives. The Russians were pounding within 45 miles of the Dniester river from the northeast. They already had.cut the Odcssa-Lwow trunk line and left the whole German south flank army with only a cross-border thrcadwork of single-track spur lines wesl into Rumania. These line;: would be neither adequate for the supply of 200.000 f i g h t i n g men--nor for 'their retreat. iort of Nikolaev. which is 35 niles northwest of Kherson. Additional red army units were last ·eportecl only 28 miles north S T ikolaev. Moscow said the Germans fled ·in panic" into Kherson, and that when the red army broke into the ity it slaughtered those nazis who tried to make a stand. The Germans were even casting aside their light packs in flight, the Moscow dispatches added. Malinovsky's troops alone were said (o 'lave killed 20,000 and captured 2,500 nazis in a week. The .Russians were menacing the entrances into Rumania at newly-taken Sknlat, 20 miles southeast of Tarnopol in Old Poland: south of the roil junction of Proskurov, in the west Ukraine; and. about 125 miles further soulh, at Gaivoron on the banks of the Bug river. A new threat to the Odessa- Lwow irunk rail line, already reported slashed by a 67-mile gap between Tarnopol and Proskurov, was offered by a renewed offensive in the Vinnitsa sector of the western Ukraine, the communique declared. Vinnitsa is only 20 miles from the Odessa-Lwow line, and 60 localilics near il fell. To the north, on Ihe first Ukraine front, the Russians said they captured more villages near virtually-ringed Proskurov, and in the Dnieper bend west of Krivoi Rog liberated 60 localities. LOSS OF U. S. SUB REVEALED Covvina and Crew Are Missing in Action I. o n il o ]). (U.RI--Marshal .losip f T i t o ) Broxovich announced Tuesday t h a t new German a t tempts to break out of encircled Novo Mcsto. 40 miles west of Zagreb, were smashed by Jugoslav partisan forces. T h e Germans suffered heavy casualties and lost much war material, t h e partisan communique said. Fighting elsewhere throughout Jugoslavia vJbs confined to local ! skirmishes. I KEKEXSKY ON TOUR Dubnquc, f/P)--Alexander Kcr- cnsky. premier of Russia in 1S17 between the revolution and the bolshevik regime, is here for a 3 day schedule of lectures and conferences on the University of Du- buquc campus. Washington. W)--Loss of the American submarine Corvina was announced by the navy Tuesday, bringing to 20 the number of U. S. subs lost-since the war started. The navy, in accordance w i t h policy, gave no information on where Ihe Corvina made her last war patrol. · However, she spresumably was operating against Japanese shipping i n Ihe Pacific, w h e r e American subs have gone inlo coastal waters of the Japanese homeland. The Corvina was cominissonod ThlTpcril to Odessa--last hope j Aug. G. l!43. She had a displace- of seaborne escape--already was | mcnt of 1.525 tons and earned 2-edced with Col. Feodor Tolbii- n normal complement of fin of- kin driving upon Xikolaev from ficcrs and men. captured Kherson and Malinovsky j Her skipper. Commander Rodflunkini: Xikolaev in his n n - ' slaughl from the northeast. Both these forces likely were w i t h i n 75 miles of Odessa Tuesday--and unchecked. To the north, the red army was perched within 50 miles of the R u m a n i a n border at 3 points fol- j Priicrnnal Ricnnr* lowing advances which, a soviet l--pJoV,uycU UISHUJJ communique said, swept up 320 more towns in 24 hours. On the basis of Moscow announcements. 350.000 Germans j Word that the Very Rev. Ehvodo have been killed and 40.000 c a p - j Lindsay Hnines, dean of Christ l e a l boards. 1 church cathedral, Louisville. Ky.. I has accepted his election as bishop j of the Iowa diocese of the Episcopal church was received here Tuesday from the Rev. C. Burnett Whilchcad, rector of SI. John's went lo office to crick S. Rooiicy. 35. is listed w i t h members of his crcvv as missing in action. Election as Iowa Accepted by Haines REDUCTION TO GO INTO EFFECT ON MARCH 22 Bowles Says U. S. Is Entering Period of "Critical Demands" Washington, (/P)--The b a s i c family car gasoline ration was cut to 2 gallons a week for the whole nation Tuesday when the office of price administration reduced the "A" card allowance from 3 gallons to 2 in the midwest and far west areas, effective March 22. At the same time, the "B" supplementary ration ceiling on the Pacific coast will l:c trimmed from 4GO lo 400 miles a month. No change is scheduled for any of the present rations in the 17 east coast slates and the District of Columbia, already on on "A" card allotment of 1 gallons a week. "We make these reductions reluctantly." OPA administrator Chester Bowles said of the wesl and midwest cuts, "but we arc en- tcrins a period in which critical demands will be made on our limited supplies of gasoline, and we are entering it with supplies that arc sharply limited as the result of war demands." Preliminary figures show, OPA said, that gasoline allocations for the country as a whole will be about 9 per cent less for the second quarter beginning April 1 than for t h e ' f i r s t quarter. The ration reductions are expected to save about 18,000 to 20,000 barrels of gasoline a day. As in all previous announce- mcnls concerning gasoline rationing, the term "midwest" was used to include the midsouth states, where midwest regulations apply. OPA also announced new plans to crack down on the leakate of gasoline lo the black - market, which officials described as "now the biggest racket in the United States." "In January/' Bowles said, "when we should have been saving gasoline to cushion us against the accelerated demand to come, we used practically all that was alloUecI lo us. In February and so far in March we have been using up even more than the quotas set by the petroleum' administrator for war. In the next 3 months, spring p l a n t i n g and other seasonal Heeds will raise consumption sharply, probably as much as 18 or 20 per cent, judging from last year's experience." Bowles said "The situation must be faced quickly and honestly," adding: "There is no present alternative but lo cut rations s u f f i - cently to bring consumption within c i v i l i a n quoins." The "A" ration revision means that when "A-ll" coupons become valid March 22 for all seclions of the country except the Atlantic- seaboard (now in a different series), they will have to last 3 months instead of 2. the equivalent to 2 gallons a week for unrestricted family driving. Along wilh the reduction, OPA will terminate Ihe requirement t h a t fiO miles n month of occupa- t i o n a l mileage be taken out of t h e "A'* ration before the motorist becomes eligible for a supplemental "B'' or "C 1 ' ration. In the 5 Pacific .states--California. Oregon. Washington, Nevada, and Arizona---the top a m o u n t nf d r i v i n g for which "B" rations will be issued w i l l be cut from 460 to 400 miles a month. This means. OI'A explained, [hat in those states where allo- calions are being reduced Ihc most,, gasoline lost through the ;V cut can lie restored only for war-plnnt workers, doctors and olhers \vlio need the special cli- sibilily requirements for a "C'' ration. On the oilier hand, motorists in the micldlc-of-thc-country states holding a "B" ration and meeting requirements on car pooling may apply to local rationing boards for coupons to make up gasoline lost through the cut in the "A" ration. They w i l l be issued '"B'' coupons allowing up to 475 miles a month of driving, ;ui adjustment in the "B" ceiling from 460 miles a m o n t h . This was necessary. OPA snid. siince "E5" nations are issued each 3 months in coupons worth 5 gallons each and representing 75 mile? of driving. In holding cast cinist rations at pre.sent levels. Bowles said: ''The 'A' rations in the east have a l r e a d y been reduced to what seems a bare minimum for family needs, and 'B' and 'C' ralions have been closely tailored by lo- ! lured since Ihe inception of the red army winlcr offensives. Relentlessly pushing the Germans back towards the Black Sea coast, soviet forces under Malinovsky were o f f i c i a l l y credited Mondny with t a k i n g Galganovka j Episcopal church, who on Ihc Ingulcts river, 35 miles | Louisville to lender the , I east of the important Black Sea I Dean Haines. APPROVE RETIREMENT PLAN Dubuque. A't--A teachers' retirement plan advocated by tile Dubuque Teachers' association was approved by a vole of '2.11R to 432 in the annual school clcc- lion held Monday. .-I . I

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