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British Leaders Voice
Aim of Effecting Full
Postwar Co-operation
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Mar. 13.—A deter
mination to face postwar interna
tional relations problems squarely
and practically was expressed yes
terday in a symposium of represent
atives of countries comprising the
British Commonwealth of Nations.
Among those represented in the
symposium, “the Postwar World,"
published yesterday in International
Conciliation, organ of the Carnegie
Endowment for International Peace,
were Richard K. Law, minister of
state in the British foreign office;
Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to
the United States; Col. J. J. Llew
ellin, British minister of food, and
Sir Clive Baillieu, deputy president
of the Federation of British Indus
Stating that the postwar goal of
the United Nations was “the fulfill
ment of the four freedoms," Mr. Law
“It is for each one of the United
Nations to keep his own house clean
and tidy and so render himself one
with whom it is fitting to co-oper
ate. Let us all realize that if w>e
are to survive, the United Nations
is a practical and essential aim, not
a starry halo."
Lord Halifax said that it was
natural for the United States and
Great Britain to take the lead in
arranging certain Allied conferences
because “the plain fact is that we
are both of us world-wide trading
nations to whom peace and stability
are indispensable.
Hiring of Women
Rises Sharply Here
Employment of women in estab
lishments reporting their war labor
needs to the War Manpower Com
mission in this region increased 29
per cent during 1943, Regional WMC
Director Henry E. Treide announced
today. In addition to the District,
the region comprises Maryland, Vir
ginia, West Virginia and North
He said that 31.2 per cent of the
1,154,029 employes reported Decem
ber 31 by aircraft, ordnance and
other industries in the region were
women. He reported a total of 360,
164 women employed on that date,
as compared with 277,507 women
the previous year.
The report showed that in the
District, outside of Government, the
percentage of women employed in
creased during the year from 29.6
per cent to 34.5 of the total workers
“Women represent the largest re
maining potential sources of labor
supply for war employment," Mr
Treide pointed out. “Women have
shown that they can do first-class
work and that they are willing to
accept war jobs. Every job that be
comes vacant because a war worker
enters the armed forces or decides
to go back home from a war center
should be filled by a woman if a
woman is capable of filling it.”
Mr. Treide said at least 150,000
more women should go into war1
work in this region this year to help j
war plants maintain or increase
production schedules.
Deaths Reported
WiUiam W. Russell. 84, 2900 Conn. ave.
rilf?JU.“r»80.- 3000 Conn- ave. n.w.
Clifton L Paris. HH. Soldiers’ Home
William R Weidman. H6. Arlington, Va.
-■ °arr'. 0949 Maple st. n w.
Viola S. Fanning. 02, 1319 Kennedy at.
Jackson S. O'Bannon. 64, 1320 Columbia
■ u. n.w.
Ruth E Marcel. 48, 452 Newcomb st. a e
John M. Long. 47. 1913 G st. n.w.
Geaver C McGlnness’ 43’ 1273 Meiga *t.
Gertrude E McC. Sweeney, 43, Chevy :
L.nase, Md.
Hc„b*n McLaughlin, 80, 213 02nd st. n.e. !
Mary E. Artnpe. 78. 3108 Sherman ave.
James Mahoney. 75. 1201 Q st. n w
Laura Moten. 71. 629 Third-and-a-Half st.
Christian. 02, 1014 Corcoran at.
EhvfjjftK s,'52'i Hanover st. n.w.
Elizabeth Wailace. 47, 11 14 5th st. n.w.
Hubert. Wisdom. 30. 1320 U st nw
Andrew Patterson. 28. 2014 8th st, n.w, j
BILLFOLD, black, lost bet. Park rd and
Monroe st. on 13th. $25 Reward, wo
BRIEF CASE, tan. containing gas ration
i 0 A and ' c ’’ issued to Collins Hag
Jer, 827 2nd st. s.w.: title for auto, field
license from Bolling Field. Reward. FR i
5,2-4 Rear 271 ]4th st. s.e.
..f.. e*j contains gasoline ration
dooks A and B. tire inspection recora,
drivers license and lodge cards, all bear-:
WI ”*89 '‘Truman E Palmer." Phone
?SAKGE PURSE, small, black containing
J? ow Sunday in Sheridan Delicatessen
S£*£tleJidan Bakery. Reward. GE
« SPANIEb—Male; found week ago
on Wisconsin ave. n.w Call WI •’•’in
ENGLISH COLLIE, female, white fore feet
r^,a£d- <ra11 Kensington 398-M.
SatnSfaJ*ES,H. ,BRA(.'J5';LET. antique, lost
n 8bt' n roidtown; slide catch
Kinder unease call DI. .3510
biuf, x}crk: Jost ln n.e. section.
Reward Call AT). 8.379.
HANDBAG, black leather, with ration
books, issued to Lee Taylor: ring keys. *35
cash; lost on Mount Pleasant car. Reward.
AD 7854
HANDBAG, black, with permit and keys;
lost in or near Republic Theater Wednesday
nifht* March 8 l iberal reward AD 1 1 99
H1DRAILIC JACKS. 4. lost from truck, in
Ticinity 13th and Michigan ave. n.e. Finder
Buin ^ 1 Transportation Co . Lexington
fJ*<». Baltimore, Md., reverse charges.
Liberal reward.
MALE CAT. March 10, dark grey. 5 mos.
old neighborhood *th and Madison sts
S..w :J,Jhlte Whisker right side. Reward
I A , *((,*.i
Ml'FF. lady's, mink; left In taxicab.
Georgetown. Saturday afternoon. Libera,
reward MI. 1529.
POCKET BOOK. brown, initials “C. E.
B . ' containing *25 war bond. Va and D
C. permits. “A'* and “B ’ ration books and
other valuable papers. Clarence E. Brown.
Glebe *831
WALLET, mans black leather, containing
Govt, check, issued to Capt. C E. P.
Hudgins. U. S. Marine Corps, and identifi
cation cards Please call Miss Bauman.
Ext- ™57*. or WA. 1751.
WALLET. Tate’s drug store. Sat. night,
contained five «•;<» bills. Reward Return
Antoine s Beauty Salon, GarflnckeTs.
WALLET, brown, belonging to girl Govt
employe, containing money, social security
NOd 8?03 4;H*;r*-l074. Liberal reward.
WRIST W ATCH, gold. Benrus. No. 935905.
Pifase return as owner values it as a
keepsake Reward. DU. 534*
WRIST WATCH, charlet, medium size, sil
ver case, radium dial, red second hand,
between Rosslyn Drug Store Arnold bus
II nand Colonial Village, Chestnut \’009
Ex’ 530
WRIST WATCH, diamond.* platinum, be
tween \cterans‘ Adm and Woodward
Bldg. 8at noon. Reward. SL. 9131
WILL PAY FIVE DOM ARS for return of
brief case left in taxi Thursday morning
Room 330. Raleigh Hotel. 1.3*
$1,000 REWARD.
Two articles, as described, lost; Ijids's
Platinum, emerald and diamond RING,
containing 1 SQUARE EMERALD, about
* i cts . 4 baguette diamonds and 4 .small
round diamonds: i lady's platinum sap
Pmrr and diamond flexible BRACELET
containing OVAL SAPPHIRE in renter, 4
OBLONG SAPPHIRES Full reward stated
will be bald for return of both tri good
condition on or before March .3Is’ ] ««4 c
partial return entitles finder to proper
lunate reward. Telephone R W Green,
1 .J.or cal1 in Person. 73<i Inve.t
ment. Building 14.
BOOK NO :i Mrs. Minnie Gilbert, 7001
Taylor ter.. Hyattsville. Md
CAS RATION "A.” issued to A.mtf H
Steinmetz 'ISIS Kth st n» IV
CAS RATION BOOK, TT, lor Chevrolet
itUck' JS?ufd 10 Louls Stone, Hunnnstottn
Mg WI 8250
RATION BOOKS. No*. :i and 4. Issued to
Willie Darden, 4521 Banner st . Brent
mood. Md
RATION BOOK No. 4, issues to E.irl C
144A Rl 1 • Clinton. Md!
RATION BOOKS it AND I. issued to Metric.
James and Robert Jones Robert Jonr*
RED it. Rockville. Md.
RATION BOOKS No*, it and 4. issued to
Harriet K Horine. jROll H st. n w . Apt
1'>2 in tan leather case
WAR RATION BOOK I.’* issued to An
drew C. Feter 82oi* Grove st., Silver
Spring. Md SH :t7>.:i
ENGLISH PITT BULL, white, female. Dis
trict tags Call WI. «108
WRIST WATCH, lady's Owner must
Identify watch and approximMs place lost
Address Box 60-A. Star. 13*
photo shows the burned-out buildings and piles of rubble that
lined streets of the great German port of Hamburg after in
tensive RAF and American air raids of last summer.
__ —A. P. Wirephoto.
INVASION COAST FORTIFICATIONS—The caption accompanying this picture of German ori
gin, received from Pressens Biid, Swedis^-picture agency, describes it as showing workmen
constructing a heavily reinforced fortress' on the French coast. Note concrete gun turret at
right. —A. P. Wirephoto. —_
Dr. Sockman Denies
'Obliteration Raids'
Hurt Nazi Morale
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, March 13.—Dr.
Ralph Sockman, one of 28 clergy
men who last week signed a declara
tion condemning “obliteration bomb
ing” of German cities,'said yesterday
the alternative was concentrated
bombing of military objectives plus
a clear statement from the United
States Government on the kind of
postwar world to be offered the
German people.
Dr. Sockman, pastor of Christ
Methodist Church, said in a sermon
that bombing of military objectives
was far different from “deliberate
obliteration of civilian areas and
He said that Hitler, in his air at
tack on Britain, “by his brutal meth
ods only served to stiffen the resist
ance of the English,” adding that
he believed Allied bombing in Ger
many was having the same effect on
German morale.
“Therefore, from the standpoint of
sheer military strategy," Dr. Sock
man said, “I believe it is a mistake
to direct attacks on women and chil
dren in the effort to check the fight
ing spirit of a nation. The deliberate
killing of children does not stop
guilty men.”
Dr. Sockman said civilians should
“leave military strategy to the gen
erals.” but added that the church
should try to “point toward the
highest ideal it can see.”
Dr. Sockman said a declaration on
postwar aims "backed up by our now
superior air power, would in my
opinion serve to undermine the re
i gime of Hitler far more quickly than
the bombing of civilian areas while
our administration remains silent as
to what ‘unconditional surrender’
i means.”
Millions of Red Cross surgical
dressings in emergency quantities
are ready for shipment at all times.
Millions of Red Cross surgical
dressings in emergency quantities
are ready for shipment at all times.
Col. J. W. Thomason,
Writer and Marine,
Dies on West Coast
By the Associated Press.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Mar. 13.—
Col. John William Thomason, jr., 51,
Marine Corps, a well-known author,!
died yesterday in the Naval Hospi
tal after a brief
A veteran of
the World War,
Col. Thomason
served in Cuba,
Nicaragua and
China in addi
tion to tours of
duty at Hamp
ton Roads. Va.;
Dover. N. J., and
Washington. In
1938 he was as
signed command
of a battalion of
the fleet marine
force in San Di- Col. Thomason,
ego. At the time of his death he
was assigned to ,the amphibious
Training Command, Pacific Fleet,
Survivors include his widow, Mrs.
Leda Thomason, it*., and a son, Capt.
John W. Thomason III, Marine
Col. Thomason was well known in
Washington, having served for many
years in the Navy Department. Just
prior to the war he was chief of the
American Republics section of the
Navy Department.
A native of Huntsville, Tex., he
attended the University of Texas
and became a lieutenant in the
Texas Naval Militia soon after
graduation. His services in the
Marine Corps dates from 1917, when
he became a second lieutenant.
Serving overseas with the 5th
Marine Regiment, 2d Division, dur
ing the World War, Col. Thomason
saw action in some of the bloodiest
fighting of the war. He was decorat
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ed for gallantry at Soissons and held
numerous other awards.
Out of this first-hand experience
in the front lines came the books
which made him famous “Red
Pants” and “Fix Bayonets” were
among them. One of his most re
cent works was the “Lone Star
Preacher," the account of a Con
federate minister in the Civil War.
He was a member of the Chevy
Chase and Metropolitan Clubs.
Radio Amateurs Set
For Emergency Duty
Former amateur radio operators
of the Metropolitan Area organized
into the War Emergency Radio Serv
ice are now ready to man emer
gency radio stations in the*District’s
civilian defense control centers in
case of an air raid or other emer
gency, it w-as announced today.
The WERS, a branch of the Of
fice of Civilian Defense, will supple
ment existing communication facil
ities in the District. Establishment
of the volunteer unit followed is
suance of an emergency radio li
cense to the District Commissioners
by the Federal Communication
: Commission last March.
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Doenitz Tells People
Reich Is Fighting for
Its Very Existence
By thf Associated Press.
LONDON, Mar. 13.—Substituting
for Adolf Hitler at the microphone,
Admiral Karl Doenitz told the Ger
man people in a Memorial Day ad
dress yesterday that a “pitiless
struggle is being waged for the
existence or annihilation of our
In his address, the first time since
the start of the war that Hitler
has failed to broadcast as part of
Germany's annual tribute to her
war dead, Doenitz, supreme com
mander of the German Navy, de
“Everybody knows we are in the
midst of a merciless struggle of great
harshness and seriousness. Events
of this war and the brutal aims of
our enemies which they have pub
licly proclaimed demonstrate to us
what is at stake.”
No Flags and Bunting.
Always before, Hitler has spoken
from the rostrum of Berlin’s ancient
Zeughaus, the military museum on
the Unter den Linden. Neutral re
ports from Stockholm have men
tioned bomb hits on the old land
mark in this year’s raids on Berlin.
Berlin reports of the Memorial
Day observance indicated clearly its
gloomy nature. Heretofore flags
and bunting were flying. This year
there were no pennants and Hein
rich Himmler, Gestapo chieftain,
prohibited all amusements.
The Fuehrer's naval commander
spoke soon after the announcement
that his youngest son, Naval Lt.
Peter Doenitz, had "died a hero's
death in the battle of the Atlantic.”
Struggle for Survival.
Concerning bomb-lashed Ger
many, he declared “we shall be vic
torious * * • thanks to the hardiness
and determination of the home
front. • * * above all we appreciate
the heroism of those parts of the
fatherland which have become
themselves a part of the front as a
result of terror attacks.”
Hitler, he said, “will steer the
Reich safely through this struggle
for survival.”
4 Flying Boats Arriving
In New York SetRecords
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Mar. 13.—Four trans
Atlantic flying boats arrived yes
terday at La Guardia Field, carry
ing 150 local and overseas passen
gers—the largest number ever to
pass through the marine terminal
there in a single day.
The ships also broke records for
total weight of trans-Atlantic mail
and cargo, bringing 19,830 pounds of
mail and cargoes weighing 23,676
pounds. _
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