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CHANGES MADE IN DISCHARGE SCORE: U.S. War Department has announced today, the new discharge point scores to be effective the 1st of January. Many changes and lower-ings in the point scores have been made but no drastic changes. ****************** INCLEMENT WEATHER CONTINUES: U.S. weather bureau announced late this morning that the storm which is covering wide sections of the country, will continue until Friday when an abatement in the cold spell and fury of the storm is expected to climax. Bus and car services are greatly reduced and restricted. Very little traffic is expected until the end of the week. ****************** CHURCHILL TO VISIT U.S.A. SOON: Winston Churchill, ex-Prime Minister of England, expects to vacation and rest in the United States starting around the 15th. of January, when he is expected to arrive in the States. He will stay at the home of the well known Colonel Frank Clark. ****************** BLAST LEAVES THOUSANDS HOMELESS: One thousand persons were left homeless today in San Diego, when an ammunition truck blew up near the home project area, damaging homes and home furnishings in about 284 homes. The blast was felt for 19 miles and a score of persons were injured. ****************** NEW SUPER PATROL BOMBER ANNOUNCED: The Navy announced a new super patrol bomber today. It has a range as great as either the B-17 or B-24 and a greatly more heavily armored assembly. It has a 21,000 lbs bomb load, 4-11" rocket tubes, is equipped with 16AA rocket tubes as well as 4-40mm cannons in the nose and the rear. ****************** GI'S SETTLING IN AUSTRALIA: American G.I!s are being encouraged to settle in Australia. Many of the South Pacific Veterans have expressed a desire to live on the continent "down under". To help this idea along, the Australian Government has special shipping rates to any G.I. that wishes to sail there for the reasons of settling. It seems that many have already taken advantage of this.