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the Wooster Rooster Vol. 2 No. 3 PATTON PARALYZED The radio announced today that General George S. Patton is still in a critical condition, suffering from a broken neck and is paralyzed from the neck down. Doctors at Heidelberg still refused to give chance for his recovery, but did say that he had a good night last night. Mrs. Patton was at the General's bedside this morning after being flown from the States. *************** LABOR POT CONTINUES TO BOIL: The Ford Motor Company is studying a CIO UAW plan for curbing unauthorized strikes and is preparing to discuss wages with the union. Negotiatons have been arranged for tomorrow. The union offer provides that instigators of wildcat strikes in work plants be discharged. A union spokesman found the plan unprecedented and predicted it would be acceptable to the Company. There was nothing to indicate settlement of the strike at General Motors involving more than 200,000 workers. General Motors has announced termination of their contract with the union, but negotiations on a new contract are to be resumed today. *************** SITUATION IN GERMANY: Machinery of 30 big German factories have been allocated to Allied countries for reparation. In the American zone, civil administration is to be handed over to the Germans at the end of the year, with Americans retaining control at the highest level. *************** American prosecution at Nuremburg, Germany, showed that Germans planned to attack Russia 5 months before striking and Ribbentrop early in 1940 urged Japan to attack Singapore. USA MILEAGE SCORE As of - 1200 hrs today. Total mileage - 1265 To go - 3035 SKIPPER IS 'ON THE BALL'. We wish to call your attention to 2 charts, one on the wall across from the dispensary near hold #4, the other in the EM mess hall. These charts were placed for your convenience by our skipper, Captain Wihlborg, and he will plot our position on the heavy blue line each day at noon. Thanks, Captain, and we just hope that line grows short soon. *************** MUSIC MAESTRO PLEASE: Through the combined efforts of T/Sgt Chambles and Sgt Whitcomb, the members of the 141st and 143d Inf. Regt. bands have joined together and are giving us some swell music twice each day. Hats off to all you fellows in the band as you are doing a swell job to make our trip home more pleasant. What do you say fellows, lets give them a big hand when they play as they certainly deserve it.*************** ENTERTAINERS WANTED: Amateur performances are always enjoyed by both audiences and actors. Let's put on a show with plenty of variety. Names of candidates can be turned in at the library desk in hold #4. If you have a friend who is talented, but bashful, turn his name in for him. *************** LIBRARY SERVICE: Yes, we have a library, in hold #4 near the Chaplain's office. Please bring a book for exchange.