Daily News from New York, New York on August 21, 1944 · 62
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Daily News from New York, New York · 62

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Monday, August 21, 1944
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Talks on- I- 10 w mimd&f 3 BBHiltC 9W &mBM& Albany, Aug. 20 (P). Gov. Dewey arranged today for "an exchange of foreign policy views between Wendell L. Willkie and John Foster Dulles, who has been designated by Dewey to consult with Secretary of State Hull on postwar plans. In an exchange of tele- grams. Willkie said that since both Dewey, Republican Presidential nominee, and Hull had agreed that the discussions should be of a non-partisan character, he would be glad to talk to Dulles. Dulles, said he expected to make an appointment in New York City tomorrow with Willkie before going Tuesday to Washing-ton. where he will meet with Hull the following day. Wants AH Viewpoints. In announcing the Willkie-Dulles conference. Dewey said it was his intention to obtain all shades of views on foreign affairs so the American people could be kept wholly informed on the progress of the work of building the peace. It will be the first public an nounced meeting between a close representative of Dewey and the HMO Presidential nominee since Dewey became the party's standard bearer. At a news conference, Dewey proposed the internationalization of the Ruhr Valley in Germany, t hief mass production center of the Axis state, as one of the steps to be taken to prevent future wars. He aid it was his idea that the victorious powers join in exercising control over Germany immediately after the war, later turning that control over to a proposed international organization. Suggests Meeting Here. Dewey tried to reach Willkie by telephone last night to have him join in conferences here with Dulles and Elliott V. Bell, State Commisisoner of Banks and a campaign adviser, but Willkie had retired. The Governor then telegraphed, suggesting Willkie come to the Executive Mansion today, but Willkie replied he would be glad to meet with Dulles in New York on the latter's way to Washington. . Dewey, who previously had urged that the four-power diplomatic conference opening tomorrow in Washington not be directed toward the formation of a military alliance, said in a reply telegram he was "confident" the Willkie-Dulles conference would "promote the con structive results which I am sure we all want." Dewey said he felt very deeply that the success of negotiations with other nations lay in keeping the American people and the world at large fully informed of all proposals. By TODD WRIGHT Oswego, X. Y. Aug. 20. Nine hundred and eighty-three refugees are recovering here in historic Fort Ontorio from years of fight from Hitler's hordes and from privtion in Europe s internment camps. Old barracks buildings in this 80-acre military post abandoned several months ago by the Army earl Harbor Truth Amazing: SClmmel By JCK DOHERTY Washington, D. C, Aug. 20. Promising that the American people "will be amazed by the truth" about Pearl Har-lor when the entire story is revealed, Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel today charged the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, Senator Truman of Missouri, with making false charges against him in an article in the current issue of Collier's magazine. : Kimmel's letter, released here in open court, it is grossly unjust today by his attorney, Charles B. j to repeat false charges against me. Rugg, of Boston, charged that I when, by official action I have been Truman's article: "Our armed forces Must be Unified." was based on the Roberts report o n the Pearl Harbor c a t a s t r ophe. which does not. Kimmel stated, '"contain the basic truths." "This is evi- flent," Kimmel's t Admiral Kimmel persistently denied an opportunity to defend myself publicly. "I suggest that until such time as complete disclosure is made of the facts about Pearl Harbor, you refrain from repeating charges based on evidence that has never met the test of public scrutiny. "I ask for nothing more than an end to untruths, and half truths about the matter, until the entire story is jrive nto our people, who, I am convinced, will be amazed by the truth. "I am releasing this letter to the press in the belief that the his- ... i i. r t i sharp letter staiea. iro.n ine i-u . t ; American sense of fair play I Mil L III' UUKIttl l . i " . ...... ben taken upon the basis of that report. The Congres of the United States, of which you are a member, has recognized the inadequacy of the Roberts report by directing that the Wr nd Nvy Department undertake a full investigation of the Pearl Harbor disaster. "Until lam afforded a hearing will approve this action.' Average net paid circulation for July exceeded Daily 2,050,000 Sunday 3,700,000 The Largest Daily and Sunday Circulation in America By SAND0R S. KLEIN Washington? D. C, Aug. 20 (U.R). B-29 Superfortresses rained new destruction today upon the rich industrial area of Yawata, Japan's Pittsburgh, in the fourth raid by the mammoth bombers against the enemy mainland in Tscarcely two months. The latest blow against Japan's war-making potential was disclosed first by Tokio radio and confirmed four hours later by a War Department press relations officer here. (The Japanese home radio announced last night that American bombers had raided Kyushu and the western Choguku district at midnight Sunday Japanese time for the second time in seven hours, the Federal Communications Commis-sion reported. There Mas no Allied confirmation.) No details were available immediately, but the officer said that further information would be given later in the day, presumably after the bombers have returned to their bases. 9 It was the third B-29 assault against Yawata, big steel center on the southern-most Jap home island of Kyushu, which now has been hit four times by the far-ranging bombers mightiest in the world. All told, the Superforts have carried out six raids against major Japanese targets, including the two-pronged attack Aug. 10 when, separate groups struck simultaneously at the great p.ort of Nagasaki orr-Kyushu. and the big oil refinery center of Palembang, Sumatra, in the Dutch East Indies some 3,000 miles apart. Enemy Reports in Conflict. First word of the new attack was broadcast by Tokyo radio, which said B-29s and four-motored B-24 Liberator bombers had hit at least four cities on Kyushu, one of the four main homeland islands, about 5 P. M. Sunday (Japanese time). Besides Yawata, it said that Moji, north of Yawata; Fukuoka to the southwest, and Kokura also were hit. A Berlin broadcast ate-o listed the western part of the island of (Continued on pnge 12, col. 1,) MILES 13 . . - . V . II i ' WATACK0BAS; Japan Ctfjf I . ShimonosekiZKure 7 X" 7 - Y4WATA3gV s mik'o k u Neftsaki) KY.US H U ' 1 1 xrUI I JAPAN Aj .:-. '..V- :4 .O IOO ' MILES (MEWS mill by Staff Artist Murphy) In fourth raid on Japan in two months. American B29 Superfort-re attacked the Yawata area, on Kyushu Island, hitting the cities marked with stars on inset map. 983 Refugees From 19 Nations Find Safety in Oswego Shelter have been divided into apartments of varying size to accommodate 261 families, comprising 754 of the refugees. Unattached men and women are housed in regular barracks. Nineteen nationalities are represented among the refugees, whose ages range from eight weeks to 80 years. The largest numbers are natives of Austria, Yugoslavia, Poland and Germany. Refugees Selected fr Liberated Italy They were selected from refugees who poured into liberated Italy and from internment camps there. Selection was made by the War Refugee Board in cooperation with the U. S. Army in accordance with the plan announced by President Roosevelt last June. - . "They will be given sanctuary here for the duration of the war," the President's announcement said. Before boarding the Army transport that brought them to New York two weeks ago, each refugee had to sign a statement that 'he would return to his homeland after the war, according to Allen Mark- INDEX TO FEATURES Page Page C.D.Batchelor 13 Moon Mullins 25 Doris Blake 21 Movies 20 Collyer 26 Obituary 27 CorrectThing 16 OrphanAnnie Crossword 10 Parents' Aid Daily Dish 17 Patterns Dick Tracv 27 People's Voice Dr. Cutter 16 Radio A. Donnellv 16 Recipe Editorial 13 Serial Story Fashions 16 Service Men Friend in Need 2l Short Story ley. reports officer of the War Re-ocation Authority. The Army paid their transportation here from New . York, but money for their maintenance here comes from the President's emergency funds. President RooseVelt turned over- the administration of this emergency refugee shelter to the WRA, an agency of Secretary IckesJ Department of Interior. About 40 employes of the WRA staff the shelter under the direction of Joseph H. Small. They are housed in the quarters formerly occupied by officers. Monthly' cash allowances are given each refugee for his per- (Continiied on page 9, col. 1) DAILY ALMANAC MONDAY. ATCl'ST 21. 1!4' IV. S. WMther Pnrenu Forecast) Kater:i Wat Time) Fair. Somewhat warmer. Oentle to'nfderate w in Is. EASTERN' XKW YORK STATE Generally fair. THE MOON Aug. 18-25 N Aug. 26-Sepf. I Sept. 2-8 (j Sept. 9-16 -' I THR HA HO MKT KR If T Full W JjSl Sunrise. t;:l A Moon rise.". Morning star Ventiji. M.: sunspt, ":4" P.M. A.M.: sets. 9:2.". P.M. Siiturn; evening star. TIME OF TIDES (Br C. S. f-iai-t t-rid Gwwtiir Stirrer) auilv Hn irr. ll!Mi"l Hell Cate A l. I'.M. A.M. I' M. A M J Riib atr t 1" l 11:-l H I3:-f 1 l.uw un : -':' RECORDS IN AMERICAN CITIES trsT Hindis Ht A uu,'l Sl:i!es Wpatht-r Bureau t:iuoni tketrat S ::tu A. M .. Suinu:y. Iiiniit-I emprattirpn tali,! Last Hinir L-at . CillM I? Ijrli !.' Hn. Albjny '. 4 4 7 Allvita HT S tuition I'llMMo is ('imjnn:li SI .Vi Km:i Cit.v HS l Mi.-tnii !; TM M liie;ji'iili i New Orle.iris !'! Philaoeli.lna Sail lakp I'lt.v !'l San Fram'isii t St. T.ouis - s: Wah"i;toii. D. C. SL ti! T!t 54 t!i iiU til tVpath.r l'.t'lMr ! t i .iy t'i-ar p.rr.iy Clear flear V ( l cly iluiiiiy t'lear t'iear flear I'Unuly t'lear flear Garden Guide 17 Smilin' Jack Gasoline Alley 23 Smitty The Gumps 16 Ed Sullivan Harold Teen 21 Terry Hedda Hopper 23 Theatres Horoscope 10 The Neighbors 22 Inq. Fotog 13 Dan Walker 23 Intel'g'eeTest 10 Winnie Winkle 17 IN NEW YORK Entered as '-d class matter. P. O. N'. Y-. N Y 1 a. r.i TEMPERATURES MAXIM I'M. 4:"0 I. M .MIXIML'M, 4:::u A. M. Jliehesi this date ,,:! rn" Lowest this date 'u In 1'' ni ti3' 7 a. m 2 p. in i., i;2 S a. in 2 3 u. m S a. in HI a. m '" P- m 4 a. ni 10 a. in T'l 5 p. m it 4:::i a. in..5s H a. m T2! p. tn 73 5 a m 6 Soon "' 7 P. " 73 ti a. ni 62) 1 I. m 7."., 8 p. ni 71 For twenty-four hours ended at 5 P. M., August 20: Mean temperature, tin: nuimal, 7"; excess since Jan. 1, 47 degrees; excess since August 1, i"l tlegrew. Precipitation, none: total since Jan. 1. 2M.S7 Iiuhes: excess. 1.34 inches. Total sincp August 1, S.0S inches; excess, .34 inch. Hutniility, u6',i. 1944 JXxivfwst 1944 Sun Man Tae lvW 1u Fr- Sat 20 21 22 23 24 25 2b 21 28 29 30 31 194- Suit "fvtem ber 1944 . lc "Wed Thu Fr-i Sat 3 LABOR I DAY 6 7 a j 10 11 12 13 14 1 8 INCOME TAX 2 9 16

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