A further slight improvement in the Scottish coalfield stoppages is to -day reported ,oy the Ministry of Fuel, and Power in Edinburgh. Coal loss for to-day is estimated at 15,500 tons, against 17.000 tons yesterday. Miners' Union members holding firemen's certificates, it was st
AMERICANS have cut the communications be tween the Japanes forces on Corregidor and those on Luzon, said Tokio Radio to-day United States Mlarines on Iwo Jima, fortress isle 550 miles south of Tokio, have smashed a come-back attempt by the enemy garrison. In the Philippines batt
BOOTS—NIVENT.—At Aberdeen. on 6th Mandl. 1920. by the Rev F. J. Japp. Alfred Booth to Margaret Niven. Present tral Fire Station. DEATHS RITCHAN.—At 18 Bast Street. St. Combs. on 4th March. 1945, Margaret Buchan (Maggie Love), aged 77 years, dearly beloved wife of William Buchan.
Of the three games a: ranged tur Aberdeen and District League Learn that between Tilbury and Victoria United at Inverdee will attract most interest Both teams have yet a chance of finishing second in the race and will he keen to enhance their Prospects. A draw seems a probable r
The Saar crossing. which was unopposed, was made in assault boats. By the crossing the Americans have come up against the main Siegfried Line defences. Patton's troops have also captured Vianden and Dasburg. On a fifty-mile front twentythree towns have been captured and most of
Sir Douglas Thomson, M.P. for South Aberdeen, has been instrumental in having the maximum age for the recruitment of telegraph messengers throughout Scotland raised from fourteen-and-a-half years to fifteen. Until this step was taken, the higher age operated only in Edinburgh. T
"You have been guilty of a shocking crime over a long period of years," said Lord Patrick in passing sentence. Mr N. P. Carrick-Allan, who appeared on Johnston's behalf. said Johnston was engaged on work of national importance when he was arrested. He served in the last war in t