The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 53, No. 174, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 21, 1944 Page: 1 of 8
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The El Reno Daily Tribune
Single Copy, Five Cents
CU.R) MEANS UNITED PRESS
El Reno, Oklahoma, Thursday, September 21, 1944
(/P) MEANS ASSOCIATED PRESS
Comrade Is Rescued Under Fire
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A United States army captain in the fore^iound lies wounded, lilt by a German machine gun
ulug. Men of his platoon remove him from the danger area while bullets cohtinue to whiz overhead.
<U. S. army signal corps picture transmitted by NEA Telephoto,)
Set at Concho
1,500 May Attend
Meeting in October
Annual general meeting of all
members of the Creyenne and
Arapaho Indian tribes will be held
all day Wednesday, Oct 4 at the
agency at Concho, tribal ofiielals
Part of tile all-day program will
lie open to the public, it was s3id.
With approximately 1,200 Indians
attending the annual event last
year, council member? are prepar-
ing for an attendance of 1.500 this
Tire council, composed of seven
members from each of the two
tribes, is scheduled to conduct its
annual business meeting during the
morning ol the all-day program.
A buffalo barbecue will be served
at noon to all the Indians attend-
ing the event.'- • -
Tile afternoon program, which
will lnclud< Indian dancing and
other tribal pageantry, will be the
only part of the event open to
the public. It wtl be held on the
school's football practice field.
All may attend the afternoon
program, it was said, and there will
be no admission charge.
IN GERMANY, Sept. 21—</P>
—Tire Germans have begun
dismantling factories west of
the Rhine and are shipping
tlie inarhinery to eastern Ger-
many to prevent its falling
into the hands of American
Forward observers in the
Aachen area saw the Germans
dismantling a factory and
loading the machinery on a
train and trucks.
They immediately called for
air and artillery missions to
blast the transport.
Joint Session Of
El Reno's tiuee civic clubs. Ki-
wanls. Lions and Rotary, will hold
a Joint meeting on Oct. 19 to see
a filming of "Trans-World Air
Lanes." a technicolor sound movie
dealing with the subject of inter-
national air transportation after the
The movie, to be furnished by
Transcontinental and Western Air.
Inc., Is said to be based on the ideas
and plans of 16 major American air
lines and to deal with United States
post-war policy in regard to inter
national air transportation.
The subject is considered of vital
Importance in all post-war plan-
ning. civic leaders pointed out.
'Die 35:-minute showing of the
movie will make up the entire pro-
gram at the joint meeting of the
civic clubs, which will be held at
noon Oct. 19 in the First Christian
The films alsu will be shown to
a group of city officials at 10:30
a. in. that date In the city man-
ager's office and to students In the
public schools that afternoon.
Fifty Years Spent
At Fort Reno
While serving 31 years as an en-
listed man in the United States
army may be nothing uncommon.
Sergeant M. J. Gallagher of Fort
Reno lias built up a most unusual
record for any man’s army.
Sergeant Gallagher will have spent
50 years at Fort Reno on Oct. 4
He has been a non-commissioned
officer all of the 31 years of his
military service—has never been a
And he is the second of three gen-
erations of fathers and sons W'ho
have served in the army* at Fort
Sergeant Gallagher moved to Fort
Reno when 12 years old. with his
parents, and has lived there ever
since. He wotked on the post as a
civilian employe 10 years before en-
listing in the army.
His father, the late John O. Gal-
lagher. and his son. Lieutenant
James R. Gallagher, now stationed
at Fort Orel. Calif., both served in
the army at Fort Reno.
Sergeant Gallagher was due for
retirement on Aug. 31, but was re-
called to active service lor an inde-
finite period on Sept. 1.
Red Cross Nutrition
Class Is Scheduled
Miss Mary Ashbrook will sene
as Instructor lor a new Red Cross
nutrition class starting Monday, It
was announced today. Enrolment
may be made by calling the Red
Cross oft Ice in the city hall, tele-
phone No. 576.
Classes will meet at 9 a. m. and
7:30 p. in. on Mondays and Wed-
nesdays In tlie Red Cross rooms
at the higlischool.
After completion of tlie nutri-
tion course a canteen class will
be conducted by Mrs. J. G. Bor-
Must Re Retained
Tilt 4.600 Canadian county mot-
orists who ha'.e obtained new "A”
agsoline ration books were warn-
ed today by ration board officials
to save their mileage rationing
records returned to them with
the new coupons.
Tlie stubs, OPA form R-534,
must be presented to the ration
board with each application for a
gasoline ration—meaning that they
must be presented every time in
tire future that motorists apply
for regular or supplemental gas-
The old “A" coupons expire at
midnight tonight and the new
coupons, the first one numbered
A-13, become effective Friday. Ap-
proximately 4,600 motorists have
obtained their new coupons.
Is Due Monday
Will Fasti Through
Governor Thomas %). Dewey's
nationwide tour wluufi has taken
him to the west coast will bring
him through E'l Reno next Mon-
day morning on his way back to
tlie east, accoiding to his present
He is scheduled to arrive at 9:30
n. m. Monday in Oklahoma City,
where he will remain ail day and
make a major speecli that night,
indicating that Ills special train
will go through El Reno some
time around 8:30 a.im. ,
Exact schedule ofrtjiis train, in-
cluding tlie time3 juf 'arrival and
departure here, is being held con-
fidential by the Rock Island rail-
Canadian county Republican lead
■ la have been unable to Jeans H
Dewey's train will remain in El
Reno for any length of time, or
whether he would make a per-
sonal apjiearance if tlie train does
While some party leaders said
the train probably would be here
at lej.st long enough for servicing,
railroad officials declined to dls-
• close 'low long the train would
I stop here, if at all.
Rock Island officials also point-
ed out that tlie train schedule
| might be changed any time.
The Republican presidential can-
didate will make a major cam-
paign speecli. which will be broad-
cast over a nationwide radio hook-
up. Monday night in the Okla-
homa City municipal auditorium.
EAN FRANCISCO. Sept.^’l— (/Pi
—Greeted at the railroad
by Governor Earl Warren,
nor Thomas E. Dewey ^tueui
today by meeting loci
officials in a reception*
| land hotel prior to
I here tonight. T _
T.ie Republican pAsldentyal nmii-
i Inee reuched Oakland after an
lover-night train ride from Port-
l land. Ore., where lie spoke Tues-
Tlie uoniinee then came by motor
car to Sa n Francisco to hold a
series of conferences before he
speaks at 10 p. m. 'Oklahoma
time* on what he had said W'ould
be "a new approach" to the rela-
tionship between the government
and citizens if tlie Republicans
win In November.
Tribe To Face
In First Game
• Indians Will Make
To Test Strength
Potential strength of El Reno I
1 highschool's Indians, opening their j
1944 gridiron campaign, may be I
demonstrated when they Journey to
Clinton Friday night to wield their
hatchets on tlie Red Tornadoes.
While the Tornadoes have one j
1 early-season battle under their
I belts and the Indians have scrim-
maged once in an informal scalp-
ing party, both elevens still arc
more or less unknown quantities,
i and the tussle Friday night at Clin-
ton is expected to give some in-
dication of the way the pigskin
breezes blow in western Oklahoma.
Clinton blew down Carnegie 32-6
last week in a mild zephyr that
demonstrated the Tornadoes have
a fair line and a fast, experienced
El Reno's Indians netted six
touchdowns while the Capitol Hill
Redskins were making three in a
scriin&ge between those two clubs
last week, but the extra-curricular
engagement couldn’t be guaranteed
to duplicate battle conditions.
Coach Jenks Simmons, using the
T formation, as also does Clinton,
is grooming a first team that
promises to be better than average,
but lacks reserves with experience.
He has not oversize Braves, 175-
pounders being about tops, but
all of ills mainstays are pretty
fair sized for highschool gridders.
His probable starting line-up de-
pends a lot on Alfred Needs, and
Friday night a lot will probably
j depend on the veteran fullback,
Simmons said today.
Injury Changes Picture
A oall carrier hard to stop and
a line-backer hard to get through.
Did You Hear
ANDY K. SLIMP. a private
A first class in tlie infantry,
has arrived in El Reno for a 21-
day furlough to visit his mother.
Mrs. Alma Baker. 612 North Rock
Island avenue, and other rela-
tives here. He has served 29
months overseas, seeing action
in the southwest Pacific and in
tlie southeast area. He received
the presidential citation for the
Northern Burma campaign. Pri-
vate Blimp will go to Hot Springs,
Ark., for reassignment upon ex-
piration of his furlough. He lias
three brothers also In the service.
Staff Sergeant Avery Sltmp is
stationed at Aberdeen Proving
Ground. Md. Corpora! Homa
Slitnp, serving in tlie army me-
dical corps, now is in China.
Private First Class Marvin Slirnp,
in the army quartermaster corps,
is ill France.
Lieutenant Frank O. Harrison,
who formerly w’as transportation
Inspector for the Rock Island
railway at El Reno, has been in
active service with the U. S.
navy supply office at Great
Lakes. 111., since January 1942.
A veteran of World War I, Har-
rison first joined the navy in
1911 and served until 1915. when
he became a member of the nav-
al reserve. During the first world
war lie was assigned to recruiting
duty at New Orleans. La. He
joined tlie railroad's transporta-
tion department in 1915, serving
at various times at El Reno, Kan-
sas City, Mo., El Dorado, Ark.,
and Amarillo. Tex.
By Moscow ’s Guns
MOSCOW. Sept. 21 —(IP)— Red
Needs has injured his right shoulder I army veterans of Leningrad, having
and will be unable to handle any I destroyed the northern anchorage
of the passing, although he may do of the Oerman Balt!" line in a
his share of the leather-toting missive sweep across Estonia, raced
and booting. forward today in a double barrelled
Danny Childers will probably ! drive for the enemy escape port
start at quarter with Jack .per- of Tallinn.
One wing .thrusting west from
Fair tonight and Friday: coolfr
in central area tonight: little
change In temperature Friday.
El Reno Weather
For 24-hour period ending at 8
a. m. today: High. 96; low*. 60:
at 8 a. m., 63.
State of weather: Fair.
V. L. Jones, assistant to Clarence
E. Pate, operator of Mustang field,
discussed the origin and develop-
ment of the civilian contract pilot
training program as the feature of
the Kiwanis club luncheon-meeting
During the business session mem-
bers discussed plans for a Joint
meeting with tlie Chiekasha Ki-
wanis club and also plans for par-
ticipation in a Kiwanis convention
next month in Dallas.
Executed at Front
CHUNGKING, Friday, Sept. 22—
:/Pi—General Chen Mu-Nung, com-
mander of the 93rd Chinese army,
has been executed for failure “to
carrv out iris instruction to de-
feud Chupnhsien,” stronghold on
tlie way to KewUin, the Chinese
central news agency said today.
Gtmerui Chen "fled at tlie ap-
proach of the enemy," according
to the dispatch. The execution
was carried out at the front Sept.
20 on orders of the Chinese high
’J Slow, Progress Made
L Against Bitter
■' BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
i, .At lea#, three of the Japsncse-
n#mdated Palau islands are se-
I ciijfly, held by American invasion
Capture of $ fouitli. Pelcllu.
Was imminent. Soldiers and ma-
rines have taten Angau, southern-
, most of the Palau group. Ngarmok-
ed, south of Peleliu. and an un-
I named island off Pelellu’s north-
I east coast.
"The enemy resistance is bitter
but slow progress is being made"
in the sixth day of fijhting on
PelellU. Admiral Chester W. Nim-
itz announced yesterday. Marines
had killed 7,645 Japanese or three-
fourths of tlie defeding garrison.
1 Reporting action on the seventh
dqy, a Blue network broadcast said
that all but a small strip on the
northeast coast had been taken.)
1 * Bombers Hit Davao
Six hundred miles east of Palau,
SO Liberators made tlie second suc-
cessive heavy land-based strike at
Davao, principal city of Mindanao,
southermost of the Philippines.
Fires were left blazing at the
airdrome barracks and supply de-
pot. Bad weather was about the
only obstacle the Liberators en-
On Morotai in the northern
Haltualieras. giound forces estab-
lished a 12-mile perimeter to pro-
tect construction work on the Pitu
Celebes Airdrome HU
Mitchell medium bombers and
Lightning flghtets carried out their
16th rale] in tlie last 17 days on
Celebes .island airdromes. 20 miles
south of Mindanao.
The Japanese Domei agency re-
ported that about 80 carrier-based
planes rained the "main island of
Palaui"" %fesumably Babelthaup.
Tuesd»|i that other American
Yvonne DeCarlo of Vancouver. B
C., is a girl in 20.000. She was
chosen from that many lovelies by
Walter Wanger. movie producer, to
play the title role in ills forthcom-
ing film. "Salome, Where She
Danced," and lie styles her "the
most beautiful till in the world."
I' Truk in the cen-
guson and Bill Bayless filling the
The line, starting from the left,
likely will consist of Victor Dub-
bersteln, either Wayne Bruce or
Joe Marlow at tackle. Dale Fuller.
Bill Bayne. Jack Pearce, Charles
Hulbert and Orval Pickens.
Bayne, at center, is tlie only
new man In the forward wall, al-
though Fuller, slated for the right
guard position now, performed in
tlie backfield regularly last year.
Narvahas captured Rahlka, less
than 65 miles east of Tallinn, a
Russian war bulletin disclosed last
night, and presumably was even
closer today. A second wing was
spearing north from Tartu. 'Lon-
don estimated this force was less
than 50 miles from Tallinn on tlie
Moscow's guns thundered a sa-
lute for the foui-day gains rang-
ing from 37 to 44 miles wiping
Dubberstein, a guard last year. out Ionuktab|e German defenses
calls the signals and could be
moved to the fullback post if
Needs isn't able to handle the
Peipus and the
back spot Is Bill Beverage.
.. Seeking to trap or annihilate
duties. Another^ choice) for the full- | any 0ennan troops from F1nland
who may reach Estonia, the Sov-
iets turned the enemy's flank and
sent his troops rushing through
the center of the little northern
j country like a tidal wave.
Northern troops following the
Most of the 28 head of cattle Narva-Tallinn railway were with-
which escaped when a truck over- In artillery range of the key rail
turned near Yukon at 11:15 p. m. town of Rakvere and closing in
last night still were at large today, on Tapa, important rail junction
headquarters of the state highway only 45 miles southeast of Tallinn,
patrol reported. | The Red army was officially
John Henry Barker. 37. of Clin-. silent on the battle for Warsaw
ton. was hauling the cattle to the and tiie drive from Transylvania
Oklahoma City when at a point toward the plains of Hungary.
three miles west of Yukon lie sus- |--
pected a (ire was becoming low and
started to pull to the shoulder of
the highway to make an inspection,
the highway patrol said.
Barker lost control of tlie truck
and it overturned, falling onto tlie
opposite bank of the ditcli and
permitting tlie cattle to escape.
At least two of the cattle were
reported killed by trains early to-
day in the vicinity of Yukon, tlie
patrol said. Barker was unhurt,
but damage to the truck was esti-
mated at $500.
The highway patrol said tlie acci-
Oil Plant on Rhine
LONDON, Sept. 21—</P>—Ameri-
can planes bombed rail yards sup-
plying the Siegfried line at Mainz
and Coblenz today, struck an oil
| plant on the Rhine at Ludwigsliaven
I and “supported allied aircraft in
the continuing airborne Invasion of
Holland." a U. S. eighth air force
|4 thousand or more heavy bom-
bart and fighters were employed.
jAedUim forces of more than 400
lug Fortresses and Liberators
nl■*<£ visually at Mainz on the
r.epFTYankfurt, 75 miles be-
. invested Trier in the main
rvt ; >*#ntler defenses, but used
; ■*.* > » at Coblenz and Lud-
s-s , Coblenz is on the Rhine,
i southeast of surrounded
timbers attacked other
Jfcd targe', 1 4n western Ger-
Of Veterans Noted
CHICAGO. Sept. 21 —(/Pi— Nat-
ional commander Edward H. Scliei-
oerllng of tne American Legion
said today that in his opinion re-
turned veterans of World War II
would "dominate political trends
in tlie nation for years—they will
be very powerful for 25 years.”
At his first conference since he
was elected at the conclusion of
. „ ....... , - the Legion’s annual convention
dent was the third involving cettle terd schelberUng. an Albany,
trucks to occur hi the Oklahoma
City area within as many days.
'Daisy May' Is
Arc Possessed By
Ennis Maurer’s Jeep
MTITH U. S. FORCES IN
™ FRANCE. Sept. 21—(Spe-
cial to The Tribune)—A stuffed
yellow [Jove whose fingers point
the victory sign for French
peasants lining neighboring
roads is the proudest ornament
of "Daisy Mae,” a tank destroy-
er unit’s jeep which is used for
security motor patrols in combat
areas.- - —*. .. _ .....
The V-sign is mounted on the
wire guard above the jeep's
hood. "This saves a lot of
wear and tear on our own
hands.” explained Staff Ser-
geant Ennis B. Maurer, 27, of
El Reno. Okla., unit motor pool
"Daisy Mae" also possesses
other attractions which are
hailed In towns and villages in
this area. She has right and
left signal lights, three horns,
dual driving lights, an air com-
pressor for pumping tires, fender
flaps, chromium rims, a brake
bleeder to regulate air brakes,
four gasoline cans, a .30 caliber
machine gun. a bolo knife, a tow
chain in front and a tow rope
behind, a first aid kit. a push
button starter and a mascot.
Tlie mascot is "Bone,” a brown
and white dog picked up by
Sergeant Maurer in an aban-
Volume 53, No. 174
Is Captured By
Relief Expected For
Caught in Pocket
LONDON, Sept. 21—</P>—British
tank troops and allied soldiers have
captured intact the miie and a half
long Nijmegen bridge in a raging
24-hour battle in Holland. They
thus broke open a path to the re-
lief of- a pocket of airborne troops
locked today in a grim fight near
Arnheim eight miles to the north.
The Germans counter-attacked by-
land and bombing from the air in
a desperate attempt to save their
historic river defense line but some
of the western front’s hottest fight-
ing virtually set the seal of doom
on perhaps 100,000 enemy troops
caught in western Holland.
Second Battle Unfolding
The whole fate of the Oerman’s
Ruhr valley and the safety of their
entire northern flank was turning
\ on the outcome of this first victory
and the unfolding of a second bat-
tle about to take place for con-
trol of the crossing of the northern
Branch of tiie Dutch Rhine at Am-
As allied armor raced across the
Waal, largest branch of the Dutch
Rhine, toward the north, units of
the first allied airborne army—
believed to be American—apparently
were hanging on grimly to positions
astride the doorstep of the Ruhr.
Calais Under Siege
The Germans declared the en-
, tire first British airborne division
was "largely wiped out" in the Am-
heim area but it was believed Amer-
icans were holding firmly to posi-
I tions on both rides of the north-
ern branch and were possibly hold-
ing at least one crossing.
On other sectors of the allied 500-
mile front one more port—Boulog-
ne—was captured for the allies and
they began a real siege hammering
From north of Aachen to the Bel-
fort gap the Oermans were throw-
ing in one counter-attack after an-
other—attacks which cost them at
least 106 tanks in 24 hours and
[ nowhere gained £ round against the
first U. 8. army or the third U. S.
Nazi Tigers Destroyed
Lieutenant General George 8.
Patton's third army has destroyed
105 German Tiger tanks in a great
three-day battle of armored giants
through the Moselle valley.
The seventh army, closing in on
the last 12 miles to the Belfort gap.
also made gains along its front.
First word of the dramatic cross-
ing at Nijmeren came in a fr-r.t
dispatch which reported t’-ot the
| Americans made an assault cross-
ing near the main highway bridge
late last night and cut in behind
the Germans, who were defend-
ing the span against a British
Under the front and rear at-
; tack, the Germans broke and fled,
leaving the key bridge intact for
a flood of British armor to stream
northward to the rescue of the
Airborne troopers at Anrheim.
Summer Bowing Out
In Blaze of Glory
Visits Friends Here
R. L'. Poe. former state high-
way patrolman stationed In El
Reno, returned to his home in
Tulsa today after visiting several
days with friends here.
Poe received an honorable dis-
charge from tire United States
coast guard on Aug 29 after serv-
ing more than two years in that
branch of the navy.
N. Y., attorney, said the logical
results of this situation would be
election of some World War II
! veteran as president of the United
States In the not too distant fut-
He emphasized that lie referred
to veterans generally, not Legion-
Sclieiberling said lie was a "bug"
on the auestiou of job preference
tor qualified war veterans and ex-
pected the Legion would do every-
thing in its power to aid return-
ing veterans to get jobs.
Of Tfhunderboit and
Mustang'ftghlece.wroited the bom-
bers and" also supported tlie fifth
successive day of airborne landings
in Holland. »
R. A. F. heavy bombers late yes-
terday struck the French coastal
town of Calais with up to 4,500 tons
of bombs in a two and a half hour
attack, then rocket firing Typhoons
roared above the middle of the
streets blasting gun positions and
While these blows were in prog-
ress t£e French based U S. ninth
air force sent Marauders against
Qerman railways feeding the Sieg-
! fried line. They concentrated on
I the Trier freight yards which were
packed with enemy troops and sup-
transformed from a
factory product into a glamour
girl. “Daisy Mae” is not merely
decorative. She plays a use-
ful role in the American march
on Berlin. Her brother jeeps
which break down on patrol in
tlie combat supply zone contact
her by radio. They know she
has the answers to their trou-
Sergeant Maurer's one desire
is to equip her with a radio so
that “Daisy Mae” will have mu-
sic wherever she goes.
Summer was bowing out today
in a blaze of glory, continuing
an unusually late heat wave that
sent temperatures in Oklahoma as
high as 103 degrees yesterday.
Weathermen, however, promised
some relief in the northwest Fri-
Frederick reported tlir state's
maximum of 103 yesterday. Alva,
i Enid and Ponca Citv recorded 102.
Oeary and Guthrie 101. Chiekasha
and Elk City 100, and El Reno 96. ROME. Sept. 21 —(IP)— Greek
Yesterday’s 100-plus temperatures j troops of tlie eighth army fought
were among tlie highest on record I to within 2.000 yards of Rimini on
as lnte as Sept. 20. but they were . the Italian Adriatic coast yester-
relatively cool compared to tire daj but rain slowed down the
maximums for the entire month fifth army’* offeucive alter Amer-
of September. For instance. Alva j ican lorces had captured heights
recorded 115 deareet on Sept. 3. dominating Firenzuola, an import-
1939. Autumn will officially begin ant Junction on the road to Bo-
at 11:02 p. m. Friday. i logna.
Fifth Army's Drive
Is Slowed by Rain
•* » - ■
Flying the Deck' Now
Great American Sport
FREDERICK. Sept. 21 —(U.R>—
Greatest sport of American pilots
vore Germany currently is called
I Flying the De.k," reports Cap-
t-Udn-.Bud Perkins, Frederick man
| recently returned from a tour of
• duty with the eighth air force In
Perkins-says "Flying tlie Deck"
is the practice of zooming low-
over the Nazis’ countryside, shoot-
ing up everything mobile in sight.
At Noon Friday
El Reno’s public schools and
many of the Canadian county rural
schools will close all 07 part of
the day on Frid:-y, &ept 29, which
is school day at the Oklahoma City
state fair, in order that students
may attend the annual exposition.
El Reno schools will close at
noon that tiav. giving students the
entire afternoon In which to at-
tend the fair. It was announced
today by Superitendent Paul R.
Many of the rural schools usually
close all or part of the day. ac-
cording to Miss Glen Evelyn Mc-
NEW YORK, Sept. 21 — <U.»—
Vice President Henry A. Willace
delivers his first address advocating
the re-election of President Roose-
velt for a fourth term tonight at
Madison Square Garden.
Wallace's speech, to be delivered
at a merttn«- sponsored by the
Independent Voters’ Committ"e of
the Aris arri Sciences, will be
broadc-st nationally at 9:15 p. m.
Frederi' March, «tsge and screen
actor, will -resld' at the mo-tin--,
'■'the- sp—vpr* wiii Include Crson
Well»s. S'rcNir Lewis. S-r-e
K"U'-rvitzvv and Jo ra-id«-n
s-vl-to- b-t-T-isn -f the
Congress Votes Recess
Until After Election
WASHINGTON. Sept. 21 —-;pi_
Congress voted to recess today to
Tuesday Nov. 14—a week after
tlie national elections.
Many members began leaving
the capital homeward bound to
put a whirlwind finish on their
political campaigns soon after the,
house concurred in the
cuiunig to ivnsi, oricn tveiy 11 ivic- j wMwiMisu tn the senate’s
Carty, county superintendent, but adjournment resolution,
the school board in each district ----
S£»«“ S»" Firemen
___ To Smother Blaze
• PERM II ISSUED
T* W Jones, 156 South Siiepard
avenue, wss Issued a building per-
mit today by Miss Ethel Dowell,
city clerk, for construction of a
$159 porch on his residence.
ROME, Sept. 21 —(/Pi— Pietro
Caruso, Rome's police chief during
four months of Oerman occupa-
tion, was sentenced to death to-
night. He will be shot in the bark.
Roberto Occhietto. Caruso's sec-
retary, was condemned to 30 years
To break the monotony of an
otherwise uneventful night, polite
called on firemen at 4:45 a. m.
this morning to smother a blaze
in the police patrol car.
The fire consisted merely of a
short in the wiring on the police
-adio set, and was doused before
I and damage was caused.
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Dyer, Ray J. The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 53, No. 174, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 21, 1944, newspaper, September 21, 1944; El Reno, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc921636/m1/1/: accessed November 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.