The Berkshire Eagle from Pittsfield, Massachusetts on November 30, 1942 · 1
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I TIIAGEDY Toulon Symbol of Itidecisiott.T hornps.pn r- , ---Pdte i0 " .k k ?,..;' K;k1...f.:A 114',1 V&A , ; , wA .4 A;,-:4 7:'"16 4,r.1 4;;;M :,. ,:i Q . , rfe'n-',:U .1. !oi,, 44, 4- : 7.4 .jr'i .". ,; 4 t!tx T-.: -4- t!', 34:;;,.. ..kt tr,...m :t t-;a:.! - - -- --,!0 .44 , , -7,40 nt .-, , N ' Nkt I 4r. it tk. , ...14 :'0 5?t': :rerl 44C) fg.,e r. lk,.:c.sc Itcc,cfcc4 cc! v c -,:'skt c.5 :; I'lf, Ix14.1, ,:t f, ?4 ' ,,, 4;4,, 1,;. :':3 i-6:i:--ii- :et.... .:, tes , - - r I Wedge Driven Petiveen Axis - Stroig1io1ds I Americans and British Close to Bizerte and Tunis - By The -Aasollated Presm LONDON-e-Bititish-and ,American ' forcesuppoit1 by a rising tide of aerial blows at the enemy on both sides of the Mediterranean, have stormed forward to within less than - ' 12 !miles of Tunis in a drive which ha all but isolated that city and Bizerte, main Axis-held strorig point in Tunisia. ! ' , The Allied advance was disclosed today by a - headquarters tom- ' munique which said lighting how , , ;Weil progressing east of &.,jenetaa, which is 12 miles nortileast of Tunis an the Tunis-Bizerte railroad. This indica,ted the Miles were driving , wedge straight 'toward the coast ttio separate the Axis strongholds. Bizerte was the target of an at-1 tack by Allied planes, which scored hits on the naval base, the come munique said, and Allied lighters were credited with destruction of - four enemy planesin operations over forwardareas. - - Tunis, Bizerte and. Tripoli twere. targets of new punishing tar at1 tacks over the 'week end' in a, prelude to impending assaults by American and British land forces , In Africa. i , Shipping and harbordi were blasted at three Axis-held ,Ifrican ports and traffic along,Marshal Rommel's ' road of escape towards Tripoli was - strafed., while,ln Tunisia the'fight' ing .grew in intensity as the zero - hour for the all-out k and 'attack .. r neared. : i 4 From Vichy came l a. broadcae . t p I - that B'.is rih troops on the TUIliSiart e s tilnch , Algerian borgier had been rein- R forced by aritored units, indicating '' ' t . i that the all-Put Allied attack upon . the naval base at Bizerte and Tunis, Big Holes in the capital of Tunisia, might'. soon . i be forthcoming. I '. 11- This' account from the Axis-con4 . ' trolled Vichy station said the Ger-- erman Lines mans had captured a height In the. - Tunisian mMuntains, taken 110 pris-, A I ,, . - nve oners 4nd shot down several Allied , ol , ,. r. IN s .. an - bombers over Tunis. There was no Mrongthold on confirmation of this enemy claim. 1,-- British Middle East headquarters 11011 nt.!Capitirett said there was nothing to report on ' I ' noscow 4,,,P). ,---; Soviet shock activities of. Gen. Sir Bernard L. troops have Wrested another Don Montgomery's Eighth -Army. get- River stronghOld from the Germans ting its second wind after chasing ommers Afrika Korps 800 'miles under clearing skies on the Stalin- hcross North Africa. . It . grad front and are pressing west- - The victorious British desert ward through a blizzard in the par- fighters presumably were bringing aliel offensive west of Moscow, the - ' up fresh forces and supplies for ,an today. R'usslans paid ' assault-pm the German and Italian Germans were declared to he dy- remnants drawn up the rate of 10,000 daily as in the natural li" at: ' fortifications of the El Agheila de-!Red Army divisions pushed across file. ,, 1. e snow, utilizin tac.tics perfected i2 winter drive. A roundabout account broa'dclitst , 1 Vtlin;n the !1911-4,L ,,k "!,.. .,,, m;,4.,,,E ..,,I..2 ..: :,e(kirtg- a Son 'Who Will Net, al , , ,., - A' Intl old lady, seekhlg her on mlising sinee,the fire it Boston's 1 Coco ut Grove night club, stands bewildered and apart from the 1 , 'Churchill's Wa'rnintr , v Pounded Home ) 1 y R Ay-British Planes, Carr)kng Mammoth Bombs, Blast Turin. Se 1 ond . . . . . . . 1 bombers over Tunis. There was no Stronfrhold On LONDON (UP)--The Royal Air ,, r, ' confirmntion of this enemy claim. In, , Force returned to I Turin with British Middle East headquarters ItP011, RCCapillfet1 triple block2buster bombs last , , l said there vas nothing to report on ' I ' . night, guided by flathes front its MOSCOW VP). ----; Sov shock iet shk ' activities of. Gen. Sir Bernard L. raid, of 24 hours before, to em- troops have Wrested another ,Doniphasize Prime Minister ' Winston . ' Montgomery's Eighth -Army. get- River stronghOld from the Germansleurchill's warning to Italy to get - ting its second wind after chasing 'miles under clearing skies on the Stalin- Itommers Afrika Korps 800 out of the war. d f i t grad and are pressng west- , - Fires started by the RAF Satur- ward iscross North Africa. : ward through a blizzard in thelpar- The victorious British desert day night in the heaviest air attack allet. offensive west of Moscow, the fighters presumably -were bringing of the war against Italy were still Russians aid today up fresh forces and supplies for,anl , A . yo burning when a small force of Germa were e declare ' assault pm the German and Italian r d to be d)r- bombers went bar last night, the ling at: the rate of 10,000 daily remnants drawn up, in the natural as Air Ministry said oday. fortifications of the El Agheila de-(Red Army divisions pushed across In bed.weether, the bombers last file. ,, ithe snow, utilizin tac.tics perfected night were over orthern Italy as L 'ilt the 1911-42 win e drive. , t r d e. , A roundabout accoupt broa'dcast Churchill told It Hans that they While clouds v, co pre- by Moscow and credited to Tasi (re anished cold must choose whet er to stand by ivailed I in -' the Stalingrad ng area. "tya datelin rad P Premier Benito I ussollni or have ported under a Gen WindAriven snow cut down visi- that Heinrich Ilimmter. Gestapol southern Italy bro ght under "pro- lbility On oper- the central front. Mosz longed scientific shattering chief, had arrived at Toulon to deal , , 'air ob: rvers said the joint tha.aftermath of the destruction of (cc"' attack" from Afri a. ations were the greatest under- Fr s the French fleet by its own officers:. aken oml bomber be m r cr w reports and 't y their 1.7 months of War and men. : from the Italian High Command - Enemy Broken 1' The fighting for the last toehold i communiques br dcast over the New German lines on the east of the Axis in Tunisia apparently' Rome radio, it ,ap eared that huge ., . ,. hank, 0 the Doti were broke l's n .,v ..),...." s...-1 1,-,-.. :..11.-...., L. I,,. crowd of ansiotrs people-seeking admittance 10 a morgue in an effort to ascertain if friends or family members were lost In the blaze U. S. Planes -1 Slina Fh New Attempt To Land Troops ' - -7.. ,, - ,-. 1 i L,ty av ...ts:,.."6.-cmtaL,- -Lts..nAmo Acarm 1 gjlo . ajt.. 1 . . night, guided by flanies from. its II , 0 '1 Land Troops C Ot , ! , VP). ,--- Soviet shock i Wted ano th er D on raid of 24 hours before, to em- , . , ,, I phasize Prime Minister ' Winston - ! ' - 1 Bv The Associated res Press ;hOld from the Germansleurchill's warning to Italy to get -, ta lans at . ' Allied troops today were report- ing skies on the Stalin- out of the war. , , ed to have captured a beach 900 and are pressing west- Fires started by the RAF Satur- ' yards east of the beleaguered Jap;h a blizzard in the par- day night in the heaviest atrattack , A 7 - anese stronghold at Gone, New ve west of Moscow, the of the war against Italy Were still e sr olv d 'today. burning when a small force of . Guinea, and apparently .cut the were declared to be dY- bombers went bac last night, the , ' ' ' enemy's 10-mile coastal defense rate of 10,000 daily as Air Ministry said oday . k l'g ,1 strip after U. S. I., rrnanS- Reported Fl3ring Fortresses ivi dsions pushed across In bed.weether, the bombers last . I smashed a new Japanese seaborne tilizin tac.tics perfected night were over orthern Italy as Crowding, Into attempt to land reinforcements. - -42 winter drive. , Churchill told It.lians that they ar. i , rl . . ! Front-line dispatches said Aug- ucis vanished choose 'h t er o stand by Peninsula cold pre- must h t la . vk e ' tralian jungle fighters, supported the - Stalingrad area. Premier Benito 1 iussolint or have ! ' , - by planes and artillery had over-I snow cut down visi- southern Italy bro ght under 'pro- LONDON (UP) Italian moraleirun the enemy's beach defenses le .central front. Mosz longed, scientific, shattering 'air appeared today to lite sinking to a hin near abna and were pus g on to- !rs said the joint oper- attack" from Afriia. , new low wh11e British radios ham- ward --Sanan fart anda her up --the ! the greatest under-- From !bomber cr v.'s' reports and i . the coast keit 17 months of War. from the Italitin High Command mere H - d nome Prime Minister Win- Several . - S 1 hdndred Ja e paneg were w iien 11 , communiqUes brol &list over theiston Churchill's warning -to Italyjbelle-ved cut off in' a pocket at Tian lines on the east Rome radio, it ,ap eared that hugeito seek a separate peace or endureiGona. ! Don, were broken by damage had been inflicted in thelshattering Allied attacks from American Fortress airceaft were tops and 1000' more two nights Of bo . bing of Turin .'North Africa. 1 , officiallyzeredited with setting fire vere ,reported to have Pilots reported eeing buildings Whi1 e! the -RAF continued batter- to,,tivo Japanese destroyers and noir lives for the luck- blown into the air Saturday night ing industrial northern Italy, therej,forcing tvvo others to sea in break' Stalingrad. The Rus- The Italian corn unique.i Said 15 were reports of internal dissension;ifig up the enemy's latest attempt 'men were supported by persons Were kill- and 22'Wound- and ' the assignment of - additionalito land reinforcements. - ltillery: as -they mov":1 ed in that ,raid. - - , thousands of the German GestapotWarshipa Sunk . - the, second break- The RAF's 8000 pound high ex-ite the peninsula---lo prevent Italian! Gen. Deuglas MacArthur's head-this sector reported in .plosive bombs, dubi ecl "triple block-Idevelopments- unlavorable to the quarters said the big Fortress " busters" were uses against Italian 'Axis. ----- ! : ,planes scored direct hits svith 500- ol talingrad the Res- cities foc the fir . first time in the - at- ts ' ------ - ' 1 The general opinion here was,pound bombs on two of the enemy ,-e also moved forward tack. I .., - , 1-41hat A If paler would not ,permitlwarskps and both were believed to the nud-doy cammuni- Turin 1 is an im i ortant airplane iBenito fussolini to withdra-W fromtriave sunk later.- 'd, and another town and motor product' ori center': the 't hl Italian ' t I ! American and Australian troops e a even i , s roops , ores of Axis food and The RAF conside ectthat it might 21 ies ere captured be possible now to -Mark the citv Inuit o many fronts. and it :was were reported maintaining steady w. ' - ale of - 7,0 ,!Y I the War began ilepouts from ziern, bwilzeriand. . had conducted , an The mrtomrt it extraordinary Meeting of the Ger- ; losseifi: from the mBearnehl t l'igi4il Command at his adenlmountain retreat to diacuss he North,Afrlean situation. It was reported that ' a simul- tanous Conference was attended in (lilt Rome by Maj. Gem Walther Neh- II ring and Field Mirshal Erhard V r 1.C11111S Mulch, Nazi - commanders of the Axis army and air force in Tunisia. Bern, reports said well-informed iks that I had Romesources openly predicted the :oeoanut, Grove withdrawal of Axis forces from Ring my broth- Tunisia and Tripoli. le of Dorches- The weekly newspaper Reynolds F. Hale &Son News reported arrests In Italy to 'round the car- suppres,0 a plot to overthrow Mossoe place, 'at 3 lint and restore to power King Vic-We decided to tor Emmanuel. y by going to Marshal Pietro 'Bsdoglio. a for-stead. mer air staff chief. And 2000 other air bout 10.43- Fascist military- officials were the fir. trucks iald to have Veen arrested. Mar. street and see shal Rodollo Craziani, former Ital. InOodY asked Ian Army leader in North Africa. to assist. Nat- was said to have escaped. Prominent anti-Faselsts also were arlie outside the rested in Cremona, reports said. rea s thick and additional Nazi storm troopd hear 001 era were sent there,' Opposition to ,. r Come Home Allies Pierce Jap Defenses In New Guinea . -----'ations were the greatest under- -Finrit Flat;mber---e-r -Ws; reports and 'Lew, low W 1 lp,re .13Liusti ramps nam:- - - , - the coast. ,,, , . the French fleet by its own officers' , ogle,' Prime Minister Win- , 'taken y their VT months of War. from the Italian High Command mere(' I Several hdridred Japanese we -and Men. , ' - 'Enemy Broken , .1 The fighting for the last toehold, - , COMMUniqUeS brsi dcast over thelaton Churchill's warning to Italyjbelle-ved cut off Ita' a pocket I New German lines on the east io it ap eared that hue,.ito seek 'a separate peace or endureiGona. of the Axis n Tunisia apparentlybank 0 the Do i! ' tt were broken b Rome rad , , , , Y damage had been inflicted in thelshattering Allied attacks from American Fortress airell'aft we was -growing in intensity in theth e ' s i , Niel, tops and 1000' more -' i .v , - v two nights Of bo . bing of Turin North Africa. I , officiallyzcredited with setting fl , ! (bin---t- the ParisGettrians vere reported to hae Pilots reported - eing buildings While the RAF contued batter- to w Japanese destroyers at Bizerte Tunis area and , . . radio 'reported that fighting also' paid e with t ter uves for the luck- blown Izito the air Saturday night -. ing industrial northern Italy, there forcing tvvo others to sea in brea' was in progress near' Sousse, onle- ted b e aan corn Said 15 li unique., - were reports of Internal' dissension! g P , . the enemy: es siege o Stalingrad. The Rus- The It ' the-lin u s latest attem' . the coastal road softie 70 miles'sio Int ntr - , n a men were suppor Y persons Were kill- and 22' wound- and ' the assignment of - additionalito land reintorcements. -- sodtheast.of Tunis. e 1 ,tanks and rtillery. as -they moved ed in that raid ' - - thousands of the German Gestapo, I . Alanlips Sunk ., rreneh troops under Gen Henri 'forward i ' ' the- 'second break- - The RAF's 8000 pound MgI.-ex-Ito the peninsu1a-10 prevent Italian! Gen. Deuglas MacArthur's, heal G d In plosive had been reported active,through in this sector reporte .plosive bombs, dubi cc! "triple blockde -I , velopments' ualayorable , to the quarters said tho big Fortre In this, region earlier, apparentlytwo dins.' '- - , - . busters " I e were uses against Italian I --- A,xis.,,,, ,planes scored direct hits with 50 in int effort to -prevent Axis, fors - Southvves of Stalingrad the Rus- ci-tl es f e- at - e' r time In th 's i The eneral opinion here as pound bombs on two of the enen In Tripoli from reaching the Ger,Isin -offeles, -e also moved forward tate (II the first t ,,,, hat A If Hitler would not ,permitlwarskps and both were believed man and Italian strongholds oftsuccessfully the mid-day comm Turin !is an im or tan uni- rp e ,' -t a 1 la1'Y' 'Benito fussolint to withdra fromithave sunk later.- - , ' Fi42erte and Tunis., lque Leport d, and another town and motor p roduct tri center- ' Axis planes raided Souk Afiras,,and large s ores of Axis food and The RAF conside ect,,that it might the wa even it hi: Italian' troops' ! American and Australian trool -, railway junction in eastern Algeria!medical sup lies vyere captured. be possible now te -Mark the city quit o many fronts, and it was were reported maintaining steac - Saturday night injuring 10 per-I On the e-ntral front northwest off Its Bat of objec ives as a result doubled whether the benefits of an 'pressure on, J a p a n es e I ore e sons and pausing some damage, the'of - Moseow Red , troops with sitter- till) tYvo,riiids. Turin has been Allied iccupation of Italy would hemmed on three sides along a 1: commhnique added ' ,--- I their wird . r paraphernalia were I bombed,ti three imes'in 10 days offset tie liabilities In a long run. mile coastal strip between But RepO la from Bern, Switzerland. arid Gone, but there was litt The German-controlled Vichy ra-1 rolling -the! number Germans 00. re also MacArthur back ! anct-24 tir saki nesaince the War began. had conducted , an change in the general frituation, di) said several Allied attacks sup-ithroughthi heavy -snow and the ,..., extriortlinary Meeting of the Ger- Only' one bombtr failed to re- !! Hitler -.ported, by tanks had bee4 repulsed"-mideday c, mmunique announced tOrn SatUrday nigh . The Air Min- i , Gen , . P :Command at his that Allied naval forces had bite by Axis troors in the co)istat and the captilr, of several inhabited iistry mentioned no lose: from the man! ILO 4 - Bercht gaden -!mountain retreat to cepted an 8000-ton German au: central regions of Tunisia and 112 communitie- .--------. Isortie last night,. . , diecuss he North African situation. Wary west of Australia, blasted ti Allied prisoners had been! taken - 1 7 . It was reported that ' a simul- vessel with gunfire and captured 1 As aircraft took part in the fight yl and shot down 16-Allied planes, thelf- iris telft arine Sera ant taneous conference was attended in of the crew after the .Nazis scu Rome by Maj. Gem Walther Neh- tle-d their ship. Vichy radio claimed , ! 1 ' -v,, s...., ' ' ring' and Field marshal Erhard It was the first official .meatio By cutting the rail-connections Fr 1 , r . 'V Milch, Nazi :commanders of the beten 7.-',- ! we the great naval base at f l' -I etpe( nentove ,,, ire ictirlis Patina I Axis army and air force in Tunisia. - . E.zerte and Tunis. the Allies re- , Bern, reports said well-informed - Continued en Second rage mtrunication tween the --steeled co be By stir. CHARLES T. HALE as much with thanks that I had Rome i d d the sources open y pre icte t forees at the two cities to a - a r: Alas . I K. . Wino Corp Recruiting not gone, to . the Cocoanut, Grove withdrawal of Axis forces from ' ! eesastal highway, Tbe road should - - ser,i, that night, I was visiting my broth- Tunisia and Tripoli. , sioen be under - attack by AJ ied1 yes, t saw the Cocoanut Grove!ee. St Clair E. l weekly p no la hale of porches- ' The y newspaper ,,.ey s Alany Pittsfield ' artitiery. however. !night club ,, tire. , - iter. Ile Tuns the C. F. Ilale Se Son News reported arrests In Italy to nu, D . angerous, . . 1 In tact.' I wae ablc, to be of !auction' itoorns just around the cot- suppress a plot to overthrow Muss0- " - . . . , , .- lillir .. 11 Li ... 1. ,s0rne help removing victdr.s fromlner from the Grove niate, 'at "223 tins land reoannob tti nrstalow Vino Vie- rt.:,.,t n,,,....t,....,... . . . , !some help removing vict3fls fromlner front the Grove place, 'at Z).3 lini and restore tO power King VIC- Chief Declares . - ... NiVeseither 4 , tho furnace. , , iColorributt Avenue. We decided to tor Emmanuel, . , ittoOssirhoortiot slightly Folder , Don't itte; me wrong- Th e rit waseave. itttle money by going to Marshal Pietro 'Badoglio a for- - At least four Pittsfield Janes tonight. . nothing heroic about it.. AU this ithe maystar Club instead mer air staff chief. And 2000 other , balk. Jocated on the upper floors reateris New Tor: This atter- iwa-s On the outside. Police. nre-I ,Wit lett the Mayfair bout 10,43- Fascist military- officials were of buildings, present fire has . swum moderately cold. now flue- imen and doctors ,ttld at 'reel iobi to II. We out hear the fir. trucks iaid to have been arrested. Mar- lord equal to or even greater than 4 riots la the forth portion. ortight et , 1 Iscreachi ow ng down the street and see shal former odolto Craziani, former Ital. - that in the Cocoanut Crowe 'n T iiilit- - ! colder in south portion than laat 'I d:dn't climb to the third noorlpeople running. Somebody asked Ian Army leader in North Africa. Boston. Chief of Pollee John . night. not now ist, tonight in -and r63 out :Mrs. Mslottey Noth-ifor ail servicemen to assist. Nat- was said to have escaped. Prom- suRrsan said this morning n . north portion. t titog 1.1s that. I Just volunteered! wally. I pitched in. inent anti-Fascuts also were at- .rommenting on the tragic fire', - - Arlantie -Const. Eaustposig te land did what I could with scores! I could see no Bonus outside the rested in Cremona, reports said. ,mo he's death toll already . his lawn k wand,. Nis Una 1 I croft or he m !of otr uformed service men inibuilding .' but the area s thick and additional Nazi storm troop- reached fn., ,- . . , torm , Aftref s isseuinge 0, lany lor If, bring du., !the tasks'aso!gned us., Ou'r job was,with smoke. I could hear pie ers were sent there Opposition to ,Na u run a ptayed. ;nothing spectacular . talthough therelatreanunz wildly inside and only Mussolini's regime was said to be treat risk regularly." the thief - Inas plenty of Jitri drama sillimazino. whet was taking plact. I running Mgt in Mina!, one of the said. 'Muth greater prerautiona The lona weether 'report will lbout tat. i ' 1 -11-- RArs chief targets. , i against a, repetition of the Boston be round on.. IrAse . t, t4.1.cond iDeeisied To troissi Meney 2 Sgt. Kole - ..- tragedy aliould hi taken. becatike, boetion. i , 'rho to4t in. , I rwsie overwitelnled Continued On Seoond rapt r"."nt's sae 11"."411. 41 1.1" 1'11 it aan !WW1, lots." ' , eeing buliaines While the -RAF continued batter-ito,-two J a pan ese aestroyers ana Saturday night. ing Industrial northern'Italy, therej,forcing two others to sea in breakunklue., Said 15 were reports of Internal dissension;Ifig up the enemy's latest attempt and 22'Wound- and ' the assignment or- additional I to land 'reinforcements. - - , thousands of the German Gestapo, - 'Warships Sunk . pouild high 'ex-ito the peninsula-10 prevent Italian! Gen. Deuglas MacArthur's head- cc triple blbckIdevelopmeots- unlavorable to the quarters said tho big Fortress ! "'- against ItillanIA ct s ,,,,--- - : time In the - at- t ?., , ,planes scored direct hits with 500- The eneral opinion here wasPound bombs on two of the enemy .' - - 3-4-ttlat A if paler would not ,permitlwarsitips and both were believed to ,orta nt airplane i B . - . 1 entto lussolml to withdra frominave sunk later.- ori ultit center': ,ec it might the waif even if his Italian' troops 1 American and Australian troops quit o many fronts. and it lwas,were reported maintaining steady -Mark the city Ives is a result doubled whether the benefits of an , !pressure on J a p a n es e I o r c es Turin has been Allied )ccupation of Italy would hemmed on three sides along a 10- times In 10 days offset t e liabilities in a long run mile coastal strip between Buna the War began Repo ,is from Bern, Switzerland. arid Gone, but there was little . had conducted an change in the ,general frituation, .r. fTahileedAirtomritt sall 1 Illtler extraordinary meeting of the Ger- , Gen. MacArthur also reported loss from the m 'Command at his that Allied naval forces had Inter- . Bea 1441 rnchl t l'igaden !mountain retreat to rented an 8000-ton German aux- eis, discuss he North,African situation. Wary west of Australia, blasted the It was reported that a simul- vessel with gunfire and captdred 78 W ilt tancous conference was attended in of the crew after the .Nazis scut- Rome by Maj. Gem ,Walther Neh- tled their ship. . .. . ring and Field Marshal Erhard It was the first official .mention , : BOSTON (AP)A silent file moved slowly, bugging the brick wall that led to the -door of the Northern Mortuary, where the bodies of many of the 400-odd victims of Saturday's Cocoanut Grove Night Club fire lay unidentified, Stunned by their own - grief, those waiting scarcely turned when a little old lady wrapped peasant-style in shawn and ker. chief shuffled toward the door. .TA police sergeant stepped for. ward to meet her. "My Sammy," she faltered, "he didn't come home. Ile always comas home." "Do you think you could Identify him?" asked the sergeant "Ile's my Sammy," she re . sponded simply, After a brief conferences she was ushered to the garage where the bodies lay, row on row. At the sight, the old lady turned away. '!!- 'I'll tel you what he looks like. Maybe;y4u could tell tben if he is in there." But win her description was roncludti.d, the sergeant slowly , shook his head. 'Tin afraid I couldn't tell," he said. She stood confused. "I have no. - body else. What will I do?" Then she shuffled away. , A man .stepped forward and of. fered her a seat in his automobile. 1 And there she sae as the gray afternoon dimmed to twilight and darkness fell. The silent line moved on, mind en. At last, ate little old lady slipped out of the carand shuffled away from the faint eadi. gore of the dimmed out greet lightand on into the shadows,- to the West End flat to which Sammy had not returned. German Planes Attack Britain LONDON, (UP)A few German planes fiew, over the south coast of England today and, machine-gunned several targets, including a train, whose engineer was killed. There were no other casualties and only slight damage. 1 , r Axis Troops Marching South , ZURICH, Switzerland (The Frankfurter Zeitung. in an issue which reached Switzerland today. reported that "endless columns" of troop Ittansport vehicles and - war materials were moving southward through Italy. The report did: .not say whether the columns were German or Italian. , t mild. Here is a brief summary ,of home-front actions scheduled for this -week: Coffee--Obtainable only by surrender ,nt coupons in the "sugar' rationing books: Adults will be limited to ono pound 'retry Ivo , - .0fIg4pOi.-T(ibli:A .100 Bodies Unidentified. Mdny Hours After Disaster State and County Bectin Probe Into Cocoanut t, Grove HolocaustDistrict Attorney Indicates' Many Violations of Law Addyd to Horrors BOSTON (AP).---State and bounty law enforcement officers went into immediate action today to determine whether any law viblation had contributed to the Saturday night fire that suddenly converted the Cocoanut Grove night A club into a house of flaming death for 47 imerrymakers. 1 Moving u der instructions from Acting Public Sammy WOletiSafety Commissioner John F. Stokes, State Fire COlin 'Marshal Stephen C. GarritV turned over to Dist. Atty. e name 11ANII;nyv, T PrOretr nf Qviffnlir rniinfIr nrolirrtirtnry One Injured and Several Victims of, Fire Known Here of the WCharleston Navy i Yard was back t .work after escaping.' ,Alon o G. Hearne, 24. of Med- , ford, adtiate of Williams College, 1942, , prominent athlete, was among the victims. ' The tragedy 'also struck Berk- shire i the death of William Whit- marsh of Dorchester and his sis- ter, Mi s Ella hitmarsh, who were half-br ther and sister of Mrs. Marion Ransford of Hinsdale. Mrs. Whitm rsh also died in the are, leaving orphaned three children, the oldest our year's of age. , Ife!p rescue Efforts , A nuMber of Berkshire residents participated In the restue efforts at the scene of the tragedy. Ensign Jonathan England, U.S.N., organind and directed A Coast Guard volunteer group in taking bodies out of the Cocoanut Grove night !club fire in Boston early yesterday Morning. He spent part of yesterday with his parents. Dr. and 1 Berkshire Escapes Continued on Second Pare Americans Begin To Feel e Pinch of- Wartime Economy , Coffee Ration Goes Into Effect . Gas Ration Extended to Whole Nation e -- Several N f lettnts of the club." ' 4 ,--- , ' Fire K flown Here nary Marshal Garrity's , prelimi- report embodied formation , 1 - given at inquest, whjh be re- ' There Were a large number of i -- - sumed . late toda ,, , includin thy' g - Berkshire residents in Boston over, testimony of first Boston fire , the week end, but the death toll'chiels to re ' the scene. .. "Dec of the tragic Cocoanut drove fire , orations Catch Saturday night thus far includes tbey testified that the -searing res no county names, although at least p spreading through paper. Ipalip trees- and. other decoration4 one was injured an several of e 477 dead had 1 erkshire con- . - . , it 1 IsOnt thousand patrons stamped- nections I' 3 , ling in a fighting frenzy toward IL; 1 A deputy fire Chief told few exits. ' t The only county resident know-n to have been in pte- night club of findinebodies near a closed door .- when it burnedwas James E. whose safety lockdesigned to open - Denault of Adams, who is at home under pressurewas out of order. ' with- severe but not critical burns Police Commissioner Joseph F. Tim. , I . - about the head. ilty indicated in an interview that --.1 At least one native. of Northern under the law a 3.6-mr-old boy Berkshire, Joseph Clancy. now of - "isn't supposed to" work in a place Quincy lost his life. Three others, where liquor is sold. Dist. Atty. Foley announced, irri- Jamesi E. Denault and Albert mediately lafter the conference, 'I Simon were back in Adams, slight- thatgare- had officially directed the ly Injured and Stanley Zienlak, now. fire rshal to investigate every-as- - of thel Charleston Navy i'Yard was Marshal Stephen C. GarritV turned over to Dist. Atty. William J. Foley of Suffolk County a preliminary re, port of the fire that flared from!' a match-flame lighted by a 16-year-old bus boy as he sought to replace a light bulb removed by a club patrom Meanwhile, a. hundred bodies still lay unnamed and un- claimed in the city's morgues, posing a terrific problem of identification to officials who said that many had been burned almost past recognition. , ' In undertaking establishments throughout New ',England, preparations were under way for the hundredsof funerals that will carry the ,bodies of the Victims to their graves. , , 1 , p .170 in Hospitals Berkshiie 17Hospitals ministered to and burned than. ;an- tronsmany of whom hovered close E es to death ,. in the wake of one of the worst holocaust t in the nation's ' h s ry. . to- 2.1t iseteenntereredmaars Death List : conference Awtitthy Foley declared, -If some of the stories I have heard are true, there One Injured and have been several law violations "7--- , in corinection with the operation of Several Victims of the club." ' 4 .. weeksabout a cup a day; children under 15 will .get none.. Meatsome 2.000.000 civilian defense . workers will start . an educational campaign today to carry the share-the-meat . program to every citt, town and village tn preparatiOn for rationing. Until 1: then, the government asks adults to linsit heinselves voluntarily to 2. poun 1 s of red meatbeet pork, voa . mutton and lambeach week. Th limit for children six to 12. years is l'i pounds; for ch:1- dren und r six. three-tourths of a , WASHINGTON. (UP) This weeksabout a cup a day; children week-t-nearly a year after. Pearl under 15 will get none... Harborbrings new restrictions to. Meatsome 2.000.000 civilian de-the normal life of millions of tense . workers will start . an eduAmericans as the program to mo- cational campaign today to carry bilize all resources for victory Is the share-the-meat ,. program to extended In several directions. ,.every citt, town and village tn And yet. the new curtailment!' preparatiOn for rationing. Until generally are limited to the then, the government asks adults "luxury" classification. No one will to lirsut heMselves voluntarily to be hungry. no one will freeze and 2, poun s of "red" meatbeef, no one will have to walk to work pork, yea , mutton and lambeach as a result of them. Compared week. Th limit for children six to with the drastle measures Eu- 12 years is l'i pounds; for chilropean nations have had to IM- dren und r six. three-tourths of a pciee on their citizens, they are pound. . . . mild. . Bonds--rApprosimately 50.000 pro-Here is a brief summary ,of fessional salesmen svart a drive to home-front actions scheduled for help the gmernment sell in one this -week: , . month $9.0u0.009.000,worth of war 1 , CoffeeObtainable only by sur- bonds.' It 9A 111 be the biggest 'borrender ht coupons In the "sugar" , . rationing books; Adults will be à Rations . , limited to one pound Oozy . Ivo . Continued ea Seem! rage - Aniusements Beacon 11111 '- Classified Ads. Comity County News Editorials Paul Mallon Radio Social News Sports TN War Today Thorimson 4VeothrookPstler . I A tha ?re- had officially directed the i fire zhrshai to investigate every-aspect 0 the Iire and he declared that 6.any evç1ence of crime disclosed by the inves ion, will be presented - to the grand jury," whin convenes In regular Session on Wednesday, Dec. 2, : - Law Lacking , - Ceincidentally, the Boston conit, missioner of public buildings an.' ,nounced that .there vies Insuflicrent 4- law to regulate- night clubs, and a ,,; state senator-elict 'tiled a cesolve .with the clerk of theSeriate for a report from the fire marsh-al to the.Legislature to advise law changes needed to avertsuch tag. edies. - Building Commissioner John H. Mooney said he had considered that there 'were Sulticient meant tot , egress from the buildin , g: but , In- sited that he laciced authoiity over decorations, and that no -law existed requiring sprinkler systems and exit' signs in a night club charging no admission. Such a club. he declared. "is not a place of public- assembly within the law"no matter how many patrons may be jammed into it. ' "Hangings and decorations are not subject to inspection by this department. They are not requirel to be flame-proof." Mooney said, and added that he had gone beyond the scope of the law to mduce clua owners to use fkre,proofing materi- , els, "but I had no authority to enl,! " force the request. "1 Goy. Leverett Saltonstall declared that "we must see, that , everything possible Is done to- sea Ithaat a sirniiar disaster is avoided nut the future.' 4' lie said that upon his request, . ,,, 1 !Ir e , ' Continuedr ea rage Index 11 Page 4 II .10 14 4 , 10 1 IS 4 12-13 10 IS 11 VI )1 511.4 ' 1 4 Al 4 ka, 1 1 4 am , ,-. 'No .N h End Catc , . ' ' w .--. , shook his head. "I'm afraid I Berkshire residents in Boston overatestimony of first Boston fire I 4 be forthcoming. I -- , . - 0 , , , , ;- ' - . This account from the Axis-tonal . reieseee . ILJ an- meg - British Bombs BlaPlanes,t . Carr)intv Mammoth - ' T . .,r, . - -In couldnt tell" he said the week end bu elv ulnea of the tragic Cocoanut drove fire . . She stood confused 'I have no.- ' e. the death tollIchiels to re the scene . , '' - trolled Vichy station said the Ger- I -., e- - JUI M . - , s' Turin, Se o,nd Nini,lt , --.- m. , ,, ,, , - body else. What will - I do? - 'l6ecoratiefis h .,,,'-: . I - mans had captured a height In the i - e , Saturday night thus far include.4 I' a testified that the -.Peering Tunisan mountains taken 110 pris- ra,,' , - I i,, ' .. A tvnotlier. Nazi. In Row ,, ,-,,, 1 , , 1 1 1 Thep she shuffled away. , . . , . gees spreading through paper , .' ' no county names, although at least' , oners 4nd shot down several All oer Tuni i There was no ed ,... t . , ,,, t t - RoYal Alr LONDON (UP)-Th '- 11 ,.- : - , U. s planes - ,, i . A' man stepped forward and of 1 . palin trees find. other decoration4 ! bombers vs. r'farical101(1 on e 1 . . , . - , l ... , ' l ' ered her a in his automo- wvr e thousand patrons stamped- I !sent it I ''.' , a . to , , -, w i . ,' Smash IN f seat one as injured an seeral o w e- Attempt bile- i in a fighting frenzy toward a' ' ,i confirm-Atkin of this enemy claim.' ye es . To Land TrOOps " , dead had, erkshire eon- "ing 1 1 1 nections few exits A deputy fire Chief told .. ' .' . ! :, , , k ' 1 British middle East headquarters , 11J. On necapt Force returned to Turin ith ureo ,, triple blockabuster ;bombs iast o -a e o ,: .,. - . , And II ere ' she sa as the gray ay ,477 of findinebodies near a' closed door ' r . triSCOW VP). -,---, Soviet shoch,ra-la of : sale there as nothing to report on t ' I ,' - . night, guided by flarries frona its . afternoon 'dimmed to - will h d darkness .fell. The illetnt line The only county reetaent nolanb activities of, Gen. Sir Bernard L. e 24 hours before to ' em- . , whose safety lock-designed to open ! . 'e. an to have been in pie- night c ur By The Associated Press :- troops hate wre,s , test another , Don I " waee it burned' a , - - moved on, end on. 1 , as 'lames - under pressure-was out of order. ' ' Montgomery t a 's, Eighth "Army. get- lph,asize Prime Minister.- Winston - ' ' ' - ' - ''' ' n -- ' . Allied trops today were report- Denault of Adams, who. is at home , Rii,.er stronghOld from the GermiensiCaurchars idverning to Italy to get Italians at ; -- ed to have' o captured re beach 900 sli ed u of Appt last.o-ast e. little ' old lade -, with sever-e but not critical burns police Commissionee Joseph F. Ti h, --- - ting its second wind after chasing atommers- Afrika Korps 800 ,railes unoer clearing skies on the Sta in- out of the ave. , -1-, , . the car-'n about the head. luitnYdelf dtitiltleldawl,n. . . grad front and are pressing west- , sadi - lir 161ngarvtleo-wrd t bQhayt ' I hcross North Africa. - . Fires started by the RAF Satur- yards east of the beleaguered Jap- shuffled away from the faint , ,At least one nativeoof Northern "isn't supposed to" work iia a place - 4 . ward through it blizzard in thelpar- da e v - L o:sy to me e , . , Guinea stronghold at Gone street anese , , New once of the dimmed out ' li.tht-and on into the Berkshire, Joseph Clancy. now of , Quincy lost, his life. Three others, where liquor is sold- . - ' . The victorious - British desert , fighters .presumably -were bringing said Russians paid tdoay. west of Moscow, the in the heaviest air up fresh forces and supplies' for an .. - , ' ' - ult on the German and Italian . assa Germans we e declared to be d Y remnants drawn- up, in the natural' -. ' . . . of the svar against Italy were still , the when a small force' of , , - ,o. - . innea , and apparently cut t e shadows,- h Wst flat to which ic .. enemy 's - 10-mile coastal defense - r bombers went bac last night, the , i , . . Y Sammy bad not returned. a Simon were back in Adams slights mediately after the conference, ing -at1 the rate of 10000 dail as s , , Y Air I tirnat said e rmanS- Reported ,i .strip after U. S. Fl3ring Fortresses , -- ..... ... - -- ...e. - .- - James! E. Denault and ,Albert - e , ly inju ed and Stanley Zientak, now, a . a Dist. Atty. Foley aneounced, irri- tha ?re- had officially directed the - ! -1 aa fire rshal to investigate every-as- - ' a Red Army divisions pushed across In bedoa'eather, the bombers last .1 -'' s smashed a new Japanese seaborne ' i- , - , of the Charleston Navy aaard ws attempt to land reinforcements. ., back t .work -after escaping.' Pect o the tire and he declared that fortifications of The, El Agheila ,de-, . , . A roundabout tICCOVrit broad& by Moscow and credited to Tasi (re . ported under a Genbya datelin that Heinrich Itimmler. .Gestapol ehlet,had arrivei at Toulon to deal( I the aftermath of the destructioa of 'ec'Yy- the French fleet by i fl stithe Skov, utilizine tootles perfected night iii the 19,11.-4a winter drive.- , While clouds Vanished, cold pre- vailed I in - the Stalingrad area. laV d d' i - b.,iin s r ven snow, cut down visa. ty, on the .central front. Mos- ob. rvers said the joint oper- ,,,,, ,,w,-, 0.1ei,,!ations were .the greatest under- - '-' " - "--, amonths of war. were over orthern Italy as - Crowding, Into , r . r, Churchill told - It -liens that they ea - t ! 'Front-line dispatches said Aus- must choose whet er to stand by -1- emnsula . , -. tralian jungle fighters,: supported , ' ! - Premier Benito I lussolini or have .,;,,,,, . , - by planes and artillery had over- southern Italy bro ght under 'pro- eaoaDON WM.-Italian morale run the enemy's beach. defenses longed,- scientific, shattering -sar- appeared today to lie sinking to a attack" from Melia. , new' low while British 'radios ham-:near Gone and were pushing on to- G. erman-Planes ,----- It9P ' 1. ward Sanananda farther up --the , LONDON, (UP)-A few German Fromlbomber cr ws' reports and '1,, ,i, I. . . . the coast , a - - , a-- planes flew over the south coast of from the Italian high Command merea aoine, Prime ,Minister Win- ,Monoo G. Hearne, 24. of Med- "'any ev ence Of Frame disclosed by t ' ford, athlete of Williams College, the 'rives ion. will be presented tat 1942, ! prominent athlete, vas to the grand jury," whin convenes - At-t,..,k Britian' among the victiriis. - ' - ! in regular session on Wednesday, Several h4ndred Japanese were England today and, machine-gunned shTirheeil, tragedy also struck Berk- Drneiscso.i102nn..ceidr o a eonlftaplluy public the P paamon- , , arentl , , oll t, 4 , s the death of WilliaMWhit Law janekeoe - , - e ' , marsh , of Dorchester end his sis- - c' e! , -- ...7 1 , a mt., 1 t, and Men taken y their T months ' -- 'rin Broken , ! ' ' H ter Mi s Ella Whitmarsa, who were The fight Ene ina'for the last toeholdi N- - - . '- ew German lines on the east pocket several tar ets including a train ' communiqUes hrsi dcast over thAiston CO, urchin's warning to Italyjbelieved cut off ill'-- a poc at targets, , of Mrs'. law to regulate- night clubs, and a ,,, ',,!: r flounced. that ,there as Insufficient w ' t 1 --. of the Axis in Tunisia appy! Rome radio , lt, ,ap eared that hugelto seekLa separate peace or, endureiGona. ,. a--- , , whose engineer Was kiliged. There' half-brother and .sister lnk, w' in dhelshattering Allied attacks from American-Fortress airceaft were were no other casualties and only Marion Ransford of Hinsdale. Mrs. ' Whitm rsh also died in ' the fire , . Was -growing in intensity in theba b the Don, ere broken by damage had been inflicted 'te ' viet troops and 1000 . I , more ' ' state senator-olict 'filed a resolve !a Bizerte -Tunis area and' the Paris' 1 ' - two nights, of bo bing of Turin. North Africa. I , , officiallyzeredited with setting fire slight damage. -1, ' leaving orphaned three children, the with th 1 k 't tti S' ' ' Il ' - i e c er o A enate ca Ink ,- , ;Gh soermans Nver,e reported to have Pilots reported , A ein buildings . W II the -1 F continued batter- to vo g tu e IA ,aati Japanese destroyers and - - E - -s- oldest our year's of age. , radio reported that fighting also' pai a 1 d th t el f the 1 k - blown r Ives or e uc alto the air Saturda y nieht - in sari , g India 'al northernitoly there"forcing two others to sea in break- A , i . . . for a report from the fire marshal ' , Wag in progress near: Sousse, onae- s ss iege o Stalingrad. The Rus 1- ' - e 5 - . ' a th e ' The Italian Ian corn unique , bald 1 - ling up enemy's latest attempt at e sere reports -of internal' dissension, , T roo xs psç, Help seue Efforts to the A nu her of Berkshire residents changes needed to aLegislature to advise law ' ,, ! at., - . Pie coastal road sortie 70 milea , n a men were sio int ntr ' supported b e suppor !o an reinforcements. -- . ve-i such tags r ,i Y persons lwere kill- and 22' wound- ancl ' the assignment of-additional t land if et sodtheast.of Tunis. t' ! tanks and . rtillery - as -they moved ed i that id n ,r,a . ' ' - I - . . 1 . participated In the restue efforts edies. - , :I -,- rreneh troopa under Gen. Henri 'forward i ' ' the, 'second break- thousands of the German ,GestapoiWarshipit Sunk 1 h fix-1 - ( Ntarci a nno- South at the scene of the tragedy. Building Commissioner John IL :1 Giraud had been reported activeaerouge The RAF's 8000 pound h.g to the peninsula to prevent Italian, Gen. Deuglas MacArthur's, head- in this sector reported in tri le black-1 - . b Ensign Jonathan England, U.S., Mooney said he had -considered that In this! region- earlier, apparentlyrtwo dins.- '- - !plosive bombs, dubi eci " p idevelopmentt unlavorable to thelquarters said the big Fortress a.- as - S itzerland a-The In t zaireiCH, wrie 'organized and direeted A Coast there ere itifficient means i of , - . !beaters" ' were uses against Italian taxis, ------ - ot effort to prevent Axis , forees! w of Itus- planes scored diret hits ith 500- ic w Frankfurter Zeitunga in an issue Guard volunteer group in taking egress from the. building,: but ,.Iri- ''' r 4 ities for the first time I the at- ' a'---- ' e n . - I aThe general opinion here as pound bombs on two of the enemy which reached Switzerland today. bodies out of the Cocoanut Grove sisted that he lacaed authority 'Over ,, . in Tripoli from reaching the Gersl Southes f Stalird th aitin -offedst 'e also moved forward -c l ' tack. .. - ,,,o, hat A If Hitler would not ,permalwarsaips and both were believed to ,' reported that A "endless columns" of nightlub fire in Boston early yes- decorations, and that no 'law exist. - man and Italian strongholds ofisuccessfully the mid-day communi- Turin Is an - Ian l" im ortant airp e , 't -.": Benito luescaini to withdraw from!riave sunk later.- , , rsaerte and Tunis. - lque upon d, and another town 1 ori center and motor product ' ,' troop atansport vehicles and war terday Morning. He spent part of ed requiring sprinkler systems and Axs lanes raided Souk Afiras an4 lrge s ores of Axis food and The RAF conside ed , i eaa ' - h ehat it mig t the Wa even if his Italian' troops ' l American and Australian troops materiAls were moving southward yesterday with his parents, Dr and exit signs in a night club charging . railway junction in eastern Algeria medical 'sup lies were captured be possible now to -Mark the city quit! o many fronts, and it was were reported maintaining steady through Italy. The report did not 4 - -- . no admission. . . , , , i - Saturday, night injuring ao per-I On the C - ntrel front northwest 1 off Its Bat of obi& tves as a result doubted whether the benefits of an pressure on J a p a n es e f ore es say whether the columns were Ger I Berkshire EseaPall Such a club he declared. "is not , ' i ', - sons and pausing some damage, the of - Moseow Red i troops with all lof- that te,Aoraids. Turin has been Allied occupation of Italy would hemmed on three sides along a 10- man or Italian. , - - , ' Continued on Second rage a place of public- assembly within . - . 1 I ' commanique added. ! -- 4 i their wiro . r paraphernalia were 'bombed-one three Imes in 10 days offset t e liabilities in a long run. mile coastel strip between Buna the , , , , , . law"-no matter how many ' ' ' If , The German-controlled Vichy ra-I rolling -the, number Germans back ana-24 tithes since the War began. Repi) as from Bean, Switzerland. arid Gone, but there was little . A - . -i , patrons :nay be jammed into it ' , - , . 1 di) said se Allied attacks sep-ithrough ,th, heavy -snow and the Only' one bombtr failed to re- sall11 Hitler had conducted , an change in the general frituation, 1 or melicatis Be 111 T o - Feel "Hangings and decorations are :porte4 . by tanks had be e4 repulsed mid-day c, mmunigue announced ttirn Saturday nigh The Air Mi extr n- re orteri A- aordinary meeting of the Ger- , Gen MacArthur . also P - , , c - , ' ' -- not subject to inspection by this the . - by Axis trooes in e coastal andth 'e captdr, of several inbabited astry mentioned no loeses from the'mant ILO :Command at his that Allied naval forces had inter-, af a . - - - ' t .. department. They are not require', f -r 41 central regions of Tunisia end 112 niti commue- . ...------, isortie last night. le Bercht -gaden -Mountain retreat to cepted an' 8000-ton German aux- Finch of Wartime Economy to be flame-proof." Mooney said, d... t '. Allied. prisoners had been' taken - I 7 . diecuss he North,African situation. Wary west of Australia, blasted the It was reported that ' a simul- vessel with gunfire and captured 78 - , . , . . , a- 4, - and added that he hal gone beyond, ' - ' ''' 1 ! Axis aircraft took part in the fight, Ins -- the scope of the law to induce clua - 1:- a and shot down 16-Allied planes, thel 1---- iris telft Marine Sero- ant taneous conference was attended in of the crew after the Nazis scut- . ' ant Rome by Mar Gen. Walther Neh- tied their ship- - - , Effect - Coffee Ration Goes Into . , , . owners to uae fire,proofing miter.- , -, : , , : skis, but I had no authority to' en- - a Vich radio claimeda I ! . ..a.a, b . ring' and Field Marshal Erhard It was the first official anention - Cas Ration -Extended to , .. I ' By y cutting the rait connectionI' r r 7 , r . V. ,. force the request."1 - - between the great naval base at 1 1' letne( Kentove Litre ictints Milch, Nazi :commanders of the , -7-1- I , - Gov. l de- - , ,. , Patine Whole Nation ' e , Leverett Saltonstall ' : ..,, I Axis army and force in Tunisia. : , . B.zerte and Tunis, the Allies re- g - clared that "Ixe l must sets that - ' i a Bern . reports said well-informed Continued on Second rage , I - . . --- striqe4 co mmunica ion between the fly C t SG. HARLES T HALE as much with thanks that I had Rome . sources openly predicted the WASHINGTON. (UP) - This weeks-abotit a cup a day; children ,evseryttang possibe is done toea l- s I . ' Alas forces at the two cities to a ' - N r . . I. S. . twine Corps Recruiting not gorse, to - the Cocoanut Grove withdrawal of Axle forces from -------.---a-'-awearaa"--'-ea-a.-aea week-nearly a , year after' Pearl under 13 will get none.- (that a similar disaster is avoided in , caastal highway. Tee road should . - - sent,. that night. I was visiting my broth- Tunisia and Tripoli. s e Harbor--brings new restrictiolis to., Meat-some 2.000,000 civilian de- the future.' 4 1 . r,. sw J an be under - attack by A ted1- yea t saw the Cocoanut Grove!ea St. Clair' E. lisle of porches- The - weekly newspaper Reynolds Many Pittslieta ,- . . the normal life of millions of tense. workers will start an edu- , lie howee club said tha h ' . t upon is reque ar st, , titlery, vr. night fire 4 ter . -, .. 1 i. Ile 'runs the C. F. Hale &Son News reported arrests In Italy to 'hills D ge us . ......H. , - e to Americans as the program to moe cational campaign today to carry ' 1170 ', : 1, , r an ro ' , In fact.: I was able h t -e a- (action' roams just around the cot- suppress a plot to overthrow Muss0- '-' . bilize all resources for victory is the ahare-the-meat , program ' to - 4 - . , . , uontinuett on ventb r age o Chief Declares the ner front Grove place, 'at '43 lint and restore to power King Vic- Chi extended in several directions-7 ,,, every citt, town and villa,ge tn . . - eaten - ' . NiVeolt,her lme el m vi 1 t' . st help c ars fro mi a - the furnace. - laumbuis Avenue We decided to tor ; , , ,-, 1 l. E mmanuel . - . And yet . the new curtailment!' preparatiOn for rationing. Until ' : Dleastsehoetts: Slightly reder ge sa Don't t me wrong There WAS1 tatv. tal . , i 4 e money by going to Marshal Pietro bBsdoglio. a for- -- At least tour Pittsfield donee generally are limited to the then, the government asks delta : I ,,,, ntl 1 .. ex ,- , t,,,,, .. nothing. heroic About it.. AU this ithe Mayfair Club instead. mer air staff chief. end 2000 other , balls. Jorated on the upper floor. "luxury" claesification. No one will to helot hernselves voluntarily to . , Eastera New York: This after- iwas on the eutaigeo roues,. fire.! We left the Mayfair boot 10.43. Fascist - military- officials were of huiminaN pre,ent a fire has. be hungry. no one will freeze and 2'i poun s of red meat-beet - ' ! rage , noon moderately cola snow nue- imen and , doctors t o ,eld t' 'r I i h 11 t --- -'- -It- 4-it0 as, VO could hear the fire trucks said to have been arrested. Mar- lord equal to or even greater thin no one will have to walk to Work pork, yea . mutton and lamb-each Aniusements la sout . a l ! . 40, , , i as a result of them. Compared week. Th limit for children six to Beacon Hill - lt an raw la the forth portion. Tortight iii"k - Iscreaching down the street and ate shal Rodollo CraZiani, former Rai- ' that in the Cocoanut Grove 'n third , 4. . , - klet' h portion than haat 1 'I d:dn't climb to the tou 000rlpoople running. Somebody asked Ian army leader in North Africa. flo.ton. Chief of police John . with the drastic measures EU- 12- years Is l'i pounds; for chil- Clessined Ado. . - ,IS , 1 i might. not lama, bit, tonight in sod 1,63 out Mrs. hialoriey. Noth- (for all servicemen to &salsa Nat- was said to have escaped Prom- Sull'hian said this morning n ' ropean nations have had to tin- dren und r six.. three-tourths of a Comics . 14 I noeth portion. . c ;ttig 1,:ke that. I just volunteered! wally. I pitched in. - inent anti-Fascists also were sr- commenting on the tragic h. pcoe on their citizens,. they are pound. - . , County News - - Atlantic -Coast. Esioalporg to !and did Veratt I Mad with scores! I could see no flante mild the rested in Cremona, reports said. shoos death . toil already . his d MI . , Bonds-Approximately 50.000 pro- Editorials . I. ko. . , --a- ' i nk tdomii !sis amati craft or air other yri;tormoci service men ini building.! but the area s thick and additional Nazi storm troop- reached are - , , ' Here is a brief summary , of fessionsa astesmen lou al t a drive to Paul a li . on 10 - , storm seeing sr. Nona too. th,to 'saki asse,rned wt., Our Job was,talth smoke. I could hear pet ers were sent there,' Opposition to "Many - load &inters run a home-front actions scheduled for help the government sell in one! Radio IS . pheyed. ;nortone spectacular. it'et,hotigh thersietteenurtz viald!y inside and only Mussolini's regime as said to be tress risk regularly." the thief , this -week: - . r !month $9.0u0,009.000,aorth of wail Social News 4 - lasts plenty of ;flirt drama all!imaeine -what was taking pities. I running Mgt in Minal,- one of the 'said. "Much greater precautions ' , Coffee-Obtainable only by sure bonds.' It sill be the biggest2bor-1 Startle 12-13 -4- . The total weather report 'will lbout us- l , i ' 1 ' -11 RArs chief targets. , gainat a, repetition of tha Boston render Of coupons in the "sugar" , à . . a---a-- . , I lb. ear Today la ,, . , - boo found on rIts. I., t44-t-ond iDeeided To alive eleney a - - Sgt. Hale i tragedy ehould be taken, beanies, rationing books; Adults will be , , nations , a Thorepeon . , . 10 ., esstart . qapt. - booties'. 1, Thn fact is. I "Ian Isserwtierned Continued sin Second rags .44, tee di.abssto SI hails a 's. It au happen lops." ' , - limitod 1,0 Ceti pound eifory , ties Continued ea Beyond Psis 4Vestbroole - Niter El i ft;-- , - , . , at, ' , - , . , . , , , . - , ,, , , . ,, , - s, , . ; . a , N a - , , , . '' e 4 - ' o, aa , , a , - . , I . , . , , , . , , ' ' . , , . , , , , , I , ! : o , , . , . , . . . ,, , ,. .. ter , tiA it . . - "8 r i 1 go went into t ontributed rove night ' IF ing Public ' ;taist.et Ftirtye . minary reatch-flame ' . ight to re-, m t , I Tied and un- ' , , prObteM of sC r had been I New- ,Eng- dredsof fu- ls to their 1 . , , indtot:itriuronrede than : - I hovered close 1 tice of one of in the nation's . 1, onference with i lat. Dist. Atty. 1 some of the 0 - are true, there i law violations he operation of 4 ,-- i rrity's preliml- I he)dchinv,f,ymbea tiroen- . .. ) I i I , LIV .,7,----- ) 1 ' . , away - I V sight, elhe old lady turned ; bl-1. l e3 L Ilitlfe- OLU OLI:; 1,1 My, Liiva c; ; I have been several law violations 7--- i '11'S Warnino-, , les 'tree . rpl, fell you lsliat he loOks like. One Injured and in connection ith the operation o f' Several Victims of the club." i . , Maybe;y4u could tell then if h he. Fire Marshal Garritys ,preliml- i - - , - is in there ' Fire is,nown Here nary report embodied formation i ' - , , I ' floille )y II Li. Defenses , .. , But wite'n her description was . 1 - 'given at inclutIst, wh. wil be re- 1 ') . - concitidti.d, the sergeant slouly There Were a large number of isumed , . F Jap De lite toda , including the' i shook hi. head. "I'm afraid I Berkshire residents in Boston over- testimony of first Boston fire . - 4 - , lanes, Carr)intv Mammoth - .. - 7 couldn't tell the week end but the death to ," he said .,t-s . er) c, .. ' , llIchiels to re the scene M Turin e l 1 tc Catch oration s - - , . ast . S ' -,- n elv inn She stood confused "I have no of the tragic Cocoanut drove fire JD t., 1- , '- - 1 -1 eo sw. , - body else. What will I do?" - . . , 1 . . -1 Th he shuffled aay ont Ni nlu A man stepped forward and of . Saturday night thus far Includes t y testified that the searing . i ,,,, no county names. although at least j , rnes spreading through paper 1 Us S. P lanes , a, ,,t ,palfri trees. and. other decoration4 he Royal Air - ' , 1 1 fered her a seat in one was inured an seer.- his automo. 0 v ,-- - it,Atrat .ix i Igt,tcotrtA trtot, vettnet tortmottAttA: AL t i - P , i , 1 1 I o , I ' . - I ' , 1 '.. ' ' . 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N-.A.11,07,11.; LIU ' I 1117PrIP BIM I linis I I , - "' ,:, 4 A. . . 04- , , , ' , - -- ; , , ?1- By The -Angoaated Preml A , ,1',i - tP,7,fz .1- 't ,A;1, $t. . LONDONBaitish-and American - ' forcea,supportid by a rising tide of 0,..---- - I 1 - -..., , ,,,o- ----,, I, ,kv ,,.04,,k. 4 - ,,,, ," 't 4'... 4 ' , ''' 0. 4,, ' ' . T, t aerial blows at the enemy on both i '' 1 ,. n,,s., :,", p 4.-t- 4. -. - '', , , - ,1 A-ea'.0,,,t - 4- ' . - -- .- -,..- ,. - I sides of the Mediterranean, have - "f " - stormed forward to within less than , 4 , , , : , 3, 42; 4 " 24 '' ,,,, 4, , - 12 of Tunis in a drive whi 1 et , ,? imisr , 1 ;:14; A.6 - ,:- hatt all but isolated that 'city and . - , , ,ft, A. 4. , :" Bizerte, main Axis-held strong point -.1!' 4 -4 -2d. t. ?.-7; i" , UntS111. 7. .1 I , : et 1,, e- ;; ,P,AT , The Allied advance was disclosed : '& by a - i'' N ,i 1. , : ; ::...,0,4 ,. A , ; today headquarters tom- - . , . 4 - ' ' 4 ' '':' ,- . ' '-' . l'' .., , .', .. '' ' , , 9c''', '. ' , 1 ' I rnunique which said lighting 'now" ' ; .",, ., ' 41 1 i i , ,- . ,,...9. : ., ,, , ,,, 4 , Wei; progressing east of Djedeida, ,' , ,, '.,, ...i, i ., , IA .7.. 1, i 1 ;'l 'Irt"...i, . , whith is 12 miles nortileast of Tunis 1 -; ,.'". :1. ..." O':,' ' i ,,, s it '' i "it ..i ; . , ..,, A ;,' ' ','' - d' ' '' . ' .7 !, l: ; 4, ., : .1 - - : :$ - . on the Tunis -Bizerte railroad. This -. , :: ' i . .t.1,,, i'''' -,, ) gr- ' - ;' $ ' ....,, ,,P tt 1 indicated the Allies - were driving , 7 crg-' ,,,i,i, . ,, ,- -,-- ., T i, -- ' ' ,g":-4 4? ' It , -' et, ''-. : t , a wedge straight Io'ward the toast . ,, f "c. s, '''' '; --v . ,I ,.., ' , ' t ' ttio separate ttie Axis strongholds. B i izerte was the target of an at- . t; ',' i , - : , 1 . '-', : ' ' ': ... .,, ,-''' 4 7 ' ' . ', , 'i 40. t ,.. , ' ,i,, --ri f,'-2: ' - ' '. : ' ; , ' 1t ' ' S : , ,.,' '''..--' "-: ' "'.. 7 :, 15' t : tack by Allied planes, which scored . , , k. i ;. hits on the naval base, the tom- -.' - I i '''' 1 ''' . I 4 1 4 , ' , , t ' ' -.. .-, ; - ' : 7; ''' :, "' - -- , ''- ', ., . - e - munique said, and Allied fighters , - - - ' . i 's, ,,i ,. , , ,, , ; ... :,-.. & 4 , i , - - - ' , -- g", .- - -," ---7- ...- ,: -fir , t - - were credited with destruction of ---' : i., ; , - four enemy planes in operations , i :, -' ' 1 , -,:. -, . - '''''' ''''t 1 4 . '.; i '' ' ' - - i ' - - ', ' ' i , 1 . k," 4 1,. 1 , . - ;- ' ; !;:o- - over forward areas - - , , , . - - , 4 , , 7, i ''' ".:,. ' - c , - t ' ' g," . , 4 , , i 1, It ' , Tunis, Bizerte and, Tripoli .were, , . , g , ,?:, ; -,- . y , , s ; t , targets of new punishing atr at- I , ,.... ' :. . . ,I . .4 g .. - . . -' '' . 1 tacks over the 'week end' in a ---, , , , ' - " '. ...4 , - prelude to impending assaults by . -. . 1r - t ,.. American and British land forces . . , . 7. : ' ; , - . '-e t, ,- . - ' ' , z , ;:vt. - ''' '.- 1 ...,; v,...AV ' '. ,-,,,,,,0 1Sto - '' in Africa. - ;; r ,:. - , i. i '''''.' ' ' -1' - i,..,-.1:-,';,.,,-,-'A.'- , ... ','""4.,,l'''.-,,-,-;s;. ""- ,,;,- ,-,,, ,i, Shipping and harbor di were blast- , : .., , - ed at three Axis-held African pOrts ' - - . ,,. , , 1. and traffic along Marshal Rommel's - , road of escape towards Tripoli was . --- , -' .,..;.......-....,...,.,,, ...2 : '

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