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I ill IINN|I II I I General Wainwright Lt. Gen. Jonathan W. Wainwright, who commanded the American !forces in the Philippines when Cor- I regidor surrendered, is shown after[ lhis release from Jap prison camp. I Has Occupied Tokyo Lt. Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger, commandingt general of the U. S. 8th army, who has been designated !to occupy the Tokyo area. He has llong been considered the most ex- Iperienced jungle and Jap fighter in !the Allied armies--and marked as a ~Jap hater. Mission Fiesta Reviving the romance and. color- ful hospitality of the California of a century or more ago, the annual fiesta, interrupted during the war years, is being renewed at the San Gabriel mission, fourth of the Span- ish missions built along E! Camino Koal. Discoverer of DDT Dr. Paul Muller, who wi h D. ]Paul LaoKer, now in the United States, gave DDT, the miracle in- secticide, to the world. He asserts that by proper methods all insects can be controlled. I I II II - THE T~TT,T TNC~ COUNTY PIONEER Official Pearl Harbor Blame MacArthur Forces Landing Rear Adm. Husband E. Klmmel, upper right; Adm. Harold R. Stark, left; and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short, lower right, shown on back- ground of attack on Pearl Harbor, have been given the official blame for the unpreparedness of American forces when the Japs attacked the islands. General Marshall, also named, was declared not responsible by President Truman. Germans Try at Postwar Farnfing Complying with General Elsenhower's order Of "harvest or starve,'" German farm people are utilizing anything and everything in order to harvest their crops for winter usage. Here a farmer and his wife use a pair oJ oxen to draw their reaper, in the absence of power machinery, on a w~lr-torn farm near Honad, Germany, Siamese Twins Start Life Siamese twin girls, delivered by their grandmother, were given a good chance to live, although physicians expressed doubt if they could be severed. The twins, born to Mrs. Miranda of Coldwater, Ariz a suburb of Phoenix, weighed a total of $ pounds 9 ounces, and are almost identical In size. Their condition seems to be improving. War Chiefs Honored by France ~4:.~ ,: Four American officers of five-star rank are shown wearing their new decorations after they had received the Grand Cross of the Legion af Honor of France from Gen. Charles de Gaulle. Left to right are: Adm. William D. Leahy; Gen. George C. Marshall; Adm. ~rnest King and Gel, H. H. Arnold. General de Gaulle conferred the honors in Washington. on Japan Homeland Photograph shows part of the landing party which accompanied General MacArthur when he arrived in Japan to set up headquarters in Yokohama as Nippon's military ruler and to receive the official sur- render of that country. General MacArthur landed by air accompanied by a large force of paratroopers. Their first duty was evacuating American prisoners of war from a "black hell hole." Nothing Left on Corregidor When U. S. Heroes Fell WACs and U.-S. engineers examine a portion of the ruins of "topside" barracks, Corregidor, Philippine islands, showing the complete destrueUon that resulted before the gallant American forces were defeateff by the superior Japanese arms. There was nothing but ruin for the Japs to take over and there is nothing left of the strong prewar fortification now that the island is back in the hands of Americans. Youth to Spur Drive on Crime Under Sec. of State Being sworn in as under secretary Fearful of a possible increase in juvenile delinquency, civil, religious state to replace Joseph C. Grew, and business leaders asked the youth of Chicago to redouble efforts for Dean Acheson takes the oath of of- the welfare of youngsters. The Chicago Youth conference is givenrice. Acheson served as special rep- credit for a 25 per cent reduction in Juvenile crime for 1944. It has s I rescntative between the White House membership of 176,000 parochial and public school students. J and congress. I First Yank Br.!ng Japs to Heel Truman Gets aHat ::::: - ; : :::::.~:.-: :::::::: : ::::,::.:.:.:.~.:,:.:.: :~'~ :::::: : :.:.:.:,:~:~::::~-: ================================================ ~ :. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :~:- : -,:' : ?~!!~:~!i~!i:!~:i!!~!:i.i:i:i :: ::::~:i~i!!~!:!i~!ii::i:~:!~:i:::! ":i:i:::i.i::~ii:~:~!~!!!i:~!:~:!:!$~:~-~:~.:::" ~':ii~ii~!i~!~:~iia:':'::::'' ~:~:~::~: ~ '~ ~ "" :~i~ When General MacArthur landed in Japan to map the future course of conduct for that country towards the rest of the world, he was not President Truman was presented the first American to do Just that. In 1854, Com. Matthew Perry of with a "five star beaver hat," by a the U S,', . . navy made the Japs cry Uncle when he forced the Mikado I delegation from Maricopa county. to open Japanese ports to American shipldng and establish commercial [ Ariz when they called upon him to relations. ~ discuss a hospital project.