The Abilene Reporter News
WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES" - Byron
ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 10, 1945—THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS
Halsey's Planes Hammer Southern Japan
GUAM. Sunday. June 10—(AP)—Between 150 and 200 Superfortresses struck five Japanese industrial plants and repair bases on. Honshu island in daylight this morning: in the second consecutive day of precision raids on key enemy warplants.
About 100 Iwo island-based Mustangs escorted the bomber flights, hitting three targets in the Tokyo area.
These were Hitachi Aircraft Co.'s Chiba plant at Chiba, 20 miles southeast of Tokyo: the Japan Aircraft Co.'s Tomioka plant, five miles south of Yokohama and an army air depot 24 miles west of Tokyo.
Supcrfort sections, without Mustang- escort, bombed the Hitachi engineering works at Sukagawa, about 115 miles northeast of Tokyo and Kasimagaura seaplane base on Kasimag-a lake, 35 miles northeast of Tokyo.
By The ASSOCIATED PRESS
Adm. William F. (Bull) Halsey's slam-banging Third Fleet hammered southern Japan with carrier planes Saturday as the enemy radio announced a new Allied landing on" oil-rich Borneo and the imperial granting of emergency, dictatorial powers to Premier Kantaro Subuki.
On Big Five
SAN FRANCISCO, June 9— (AP)— Australian Foreign Minister Herbert V. Evatt declared today that "the fight is ,on:) and the United Nations conference moved toward a showdown on a Big Five interpretation of their veto-voting authority.
,~.The great nations were trying to convince all small Countries that they, must have supreme veto-voting rights in the security council of a new world organization. Evatt's four-word pronouncement underscored the difficulties but they were confident of winning out after some speech-making.
The Australian has been leading small-nation opposition to broad veto powers. Russia, China, Britain, France and the United States insist that the veto must apply at all levels when the security council acts to erase threats to peace or prevent aggression.