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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening A girl says she notices the age She spent two dateless nights at home last THE CHARLEROI ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Snow windy and colder preceded by snow flurries and colder and continued VOLUME 214 WASHINGTON FEBRUARY 1944 FOUR CENTS Fine In Raid Hearing On Latest Scheduled For This Evening Charleroi Almost Over Top In Fourth War Loan Now Reported Lack Of Meeting Coyle Theatres To Give Free Admission Tonight For Extra War Bonds Steve Kerestesi Appears In Court Before Judge Gibson And Pays Total Of To Avoid Eight Months In Suspend Sentence For Davis HEARING TONIGHT IS CONTINUANCE REQUEST Aftermath of the first of three raids on the famous panic at 529 of ed yesterday pleaded guilty before udge Carl E. Gibson in Washington county court and was fined This was imposed for thp initial raid made November 27. His two other cases haven't yet come Lately the famed spot has twice been raided and Kerestesi faces charges in The second raid made on the establishment Feb. when Kerestesi and 23 playera were The third raid occurred Feb. 7. and again Kerestesi taken along with seven alleged This raid occurred within two hours of appearance be- fore Justice of the Peace Raymond J. Curley on Monday for the immediate previous Last Tuesday night while Kerestesi was given a hearing on the final County Detective Loon asked for a so that he might make a further gation of this gambling Tonight at S continued comes up in Curley's court Assuring Kerestesi two more appearances before the county courts on Kerestesi entered a plea of guilty to a place at McKean The raid was nn his Nov. 27 when the officers stated that they found 19 poker Judge Gibson him to pay the and or to eight months in the County He paid the fine and costs amounting to Enoch of entered plea of guilty to a charge of lishing H gambling his pool room nt 517 avenue was raided Dec. 10 officers alleged they found six patrons engaged in a poker Judge Gibson suspended tence for 18 months on condition that he will pay the costs and 5100 ad- It seems that he had a tition nt the back of the pool behind which the game was in and he must do away with Alex of McKean also charged with ing a gambling entered a of It seems that on Nov. 1943. officers found nine players gambling in his pool He was sentenced Judge Gibson to pay the costs and a fine of or to spent seven months in the County He paid his fine and amounting to a total of Paul of en- tered a pica of guilty TO charges of failure to render assistance and dis- close identity on Oct. 1043. He was driving nn automobile that struck Michael of near and failed to Judge Gibson suspended sentence for one year on condition that he will pay the costs and in addition at the rate of a month March 1944. He is to be on probation during this period he must not operate nn Charged by Anna Kramer with sault and J. J. El in ore of entered a pica of guilty and was paroled for one year by Judge Children started a quarrel and Elmore took very quarrelsome himself and finally striking the knocking her POSTPONED MEET THERE TONIGHT Roscoe's council hold the postponed from last week duo to the fact that a quorum was not The new Atty. H. Russell will be present at this meeting and discuss local SCHOOL BOARD HOLDS MONTHLY Authorizes Letter To Council Commending Recreation Project Charleroi school directors met in regular monthly session last night in Central Office of the Senior High School and routine lowed in their All bers the exception of E. J. The members passed a resolution authorizing a letter bt sent to the Council of commending them highly for the promotion of the Youth Center in the torium of the City Superintendent T. L. Pollock ed to the board that the contract for the installation of four new furnaces and repair of two others at the Fifth Street school had been This contract awarded last he Bills amounting to were presented and after approval were ordered It was shown that the average cost to maintain a pupil per year in the State of Pennsylvania during 1M1- 1942 school team -A as and that the cost in for the same period was or 82 cents below the The board passed a resolution ihe secretary to advertise for bids for general school such as pens and paper for the 194-1-1945 school appeared with a long list of taxes and a time spent by the di- rectors in going over the In fact it was well on to midnight before the work A photographer from the studios took a ture of the board for publication in year book THINK QUOTA WILL BE PASSED LOCALLY N the in the Fourth War Loan campaign report shows the ity short of meeting its quota of The are in sales with It believed the quota will be met by the time reports are re- from rhe workers Sales for the various types of bonds to date bonds to individuals for and type to 82 persons for and other type bonds ing 80 sales for Tonight free admission be granted at the Coyle and tres for special attractions at Admission tickets will be sued for bond each ticket being good for two Pre- have been secured by the management of the two tres for their Doors will open ai S o'clock for the The theatres will conclude their regular at the close of the afternoon Only a low arc for the special showing at the two theatres and it is urged that all who wish to advantage of opportunity of the night 5Uy bonds at it asked that all persons who have ordered bonds send in their checks at once that the bonds may be counted against the local and River district The last-minute buying was ex- to send the total for ton County spiraling No repons were available banks of the district having been closed Saturday in observance of the anniversary of the birthday of ham Good re expected today and in Valley hopr district join the area as the the end of official close of the campaign are expected to efforts and take tage of the to all sales for this the month count toward 2 o'clock afternoon it was that all available for State and Coyle Theatres e been taken und no more are To fane 3. TRADE COUNCIL INSTALLS ITS HERE Passengers Of Two Busses Escape In Route 51 Mishap Ridicule Report Of Little Gas Loss Feb. Officials of War Emergency today ridiculed report that of gasoline had from a bronk in pipeline near and paid that than 10 or had Excellent Program Is Given At Council Hall Last Night Truck To Stop As Busses Unload Newspapers On Road Germans Are Ready For Says General Marshal Gen. Karl von acknowledged to be one of the ablest German said in an interview with the Gorman overseas news agency that France was ready for and will be no withdrawal in my theater of Officers for the current year were installed last night by the hela Valley Trades Council at their Council home in Paul C. Yohe is the new Howard vice chairman and I. Earl were installed by Past President Paul A ial had been arranged for Norman C. one of the original charter who was He was pre- sented with a token of remembrance and responded with a nice He told the story of the start of the Trades It organized in 1905.' and the first members their names on the paper at the corner of Fifth street and McKean The paper was sent to Samuel the Mr. Hill is the only living member of the A talk in a similar vein was given by Paul and the history of the organization to the present time was pi veil by other members They told how the building was how the money was raised through j lean times by various until j day the Trades Council is in a thriving Talks were also made by blymen William Lane and Dr. Russell j and by Attorney Russell i A war bond was also last bv Joseph Fiedler was master of I Following the regular ing lunch was enjoyed by all Thirty passengers of two busses escaped out a scratch yesterday afternoon at o'clock on Route 51 near ton's when a truck struck the busses as they stopped to unload Charles E. Edgar of 75 E. Maiden was the driver on a White Star bus and Lloyd driver of the The ond bus driver's name was not ob- the bus having left the scene shortly after the State troopers quoted Sproul as saying that he could not get his truck stopped to avoid hitting the He tried to between the two big carriers but the truck struck tearing off outside equipment and damaging Damage of was caused each vehicle for an gregate loss of Passengers escaped injury and were little disturbed by the said FIRST MUSTERING OUT PAY CHECK HERE is believed to be the first pay check received arrived today for Harry L- 550 Conrad North from the Army Finance Stence applied for his inp out pay one week Stence went into the Army January 27. 1943. and was given an honorable medical discharge September 22. 1943 while at Camp The check was for the in- discharge and an- other check will be sent him next PUBLIC Elizabeth M. Culler 404-406 Fallowfield Ave. Charleroi Quota Buy An EXTRA BOND And See The Premiere at STATE or COYLE Theatre ANOTHER Big Special Party that proved so popular last week will be held in the Hall tomorrow No Out-Of-Town Ban Against Canteen Hops There is no ban against out-of-town boys and girls to dance at the Age but the idea isn't being encouraged of uas explained today by Super- visor Ralph Arrigo after some in- had been made from nearby FOUR HUNDRED AT DANCE LAST NIGHT IN HALL Age Still Is Used By Young Folk En- RUSSIANS IN CONTACT ON Russians Seeking To Learn Just What FinnLs Are Up To In Maneuvers Feb. Finland has established an indirect contact with Russia for preliminary peace unofficial but formed Finnish sources reported It was possible that a Russian ready has met with a Finn to discuss Helsinki's desire to end the but if neither of them was a It considered likely that some third such as an American or Swedish ed as a messenger in tlw preliminary The were understood to have sought to learn what the Finns were up to in the current peace The Finns reportedly replied they were ready to terms for an although naturally 710 details of their conditions were London Daily Telegraph dis- To SUPPLY ROUTE OF JAP Attack Made From Indo China To The China Sea Feb. Maj. Gen. Claire L. 14th United States Air Force attacked anese installations and supply routes all the way from French Indo-China tc the China Sea off Foochow it was announced Sixty-three tons of bombs were dropped on the railroad yards and re- pair shops at French Indo- in a daylight raid without in- from Japanese fighter Photographs showed the get was covered Lt. Gen. Joseph Stilwell's communique re- At the same time attacked Japanese barracks and drome installations at Phu Indo- blowing up one hangar and starting a number of Three steamrollers were strafed and de- Reluctant Decision Taken After Germans Turn Religious Shrine Into Air Offensive On Pressed SOVIET ARNTY SEALS NAZI REMNANTS DOOM United rock an- cient Benedictine monastery of Monte Germans had converted into a Front re- ports indicate massive aerial sive to smash Germans on Fifth Army German Eighth Army squeezed into 36 square mile area as Soviet Ukrainian forces set stage for new offensive to com- plete liberation of Southwestern capture Rooke Island to gain control of 75-mile straits between New Britain and New planes blast Eniwetok air force blasts Japanese installations and lines from China Sea off Foochow to French marauders re- new attacks on invasion establish indirect contact with Russia for preliminary Deace Rope Catches Around Driller Dies i Feb. A 70-year-old well driller from John died instantly day when the rope he was using while bailing water from a was well caught around his The accident occurred on the farm of Frank five miles south of New in Franklin Westmoreland was found by Charles also engaged in well shortly after the FOUR GARS FIGURE IN LOCK FOUR CRASH at North Charleroi this morning as a result of slippery No one was Registration slips today showed that 157 boys and girls had danced and frolicked at the Age in the borough building ium yesterday afternoon light while turned out for the night Supervisor Ralph Arrigo today said the young folk were still endorsing this ed experiment in free can sec only one change we may have to Yesterday of the dancers at the 4 p. m. to p. m. session were gone j a like to get home on time for Maybe we can move the opening To 1'flfrc MAN TO GET HEARING ON PEEPING CHARGE A hearing has been set before tice of the Peace Joseph in North Charleroi tonight for Bartley P. of R. D. who been arrested on a charge of in homes in North local police Charleroi were called to North Charleroi this to check on the actions of a suspicious I person seen in the vicinity of the Connelly was taken to the local police station CBy United Allied air power turned loose on the southern Italian front signifying the start of a vigorous fort to break the deadlock both at Cassino and on the Anzio The reluctant decision to bombard the ancient Benedictine Monastery on Monte Cassino taken the Germans tad turned the religious shrine into a stronghold which held up the advance on Rome in that On the Russian the Red Army sealed the doom of the German caught in the pocket with the capture of their re- maining strong Baltic forces pressed steadily on the way hub at the entrance to Latvia and southern The air offensive Europe was pressed uith renewed sweeps over the French invasion Finnish efforts to get out of the war continued in The war against Japan was with a devastating attack on westernmost of tKe Marshall by the occupation of Rooke Island between New Guinea iTurn To Pasc Painful Ailment Blamed As Fairhope Man Shoots Self Stanley Commits Troopers Find After Inquiry to find relief for an inal Stanley of ended his life yesterday in the living room of his home by firing gauge shotgun charge into his He died instantly and found about 1 p. m. by his wife whom he had sent to a nearby home on an State Trooper Beck who ed declared attired in his trousers and undershirt either sat or stood in the living placed the of the gun against his and The trigger was pulled by the victim's toe or a small stick which was lying The charge did not go thru the man's body but apparently was in- Mrs. said she had for months over her to aggravated pain which suffered from the She had gone so she to have hidden the shotgun on several born in Poland May but had lived m America for many He was a at until the illness forced him tft he had he admitted boon looking in police that WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS COST REPORT NEW Feb. cost of living in the S. remained unchanged in January over but was 2.-1 per cent higher than a year the National Industrial Con- Board reported British Fight To Cut Powerful Japanese Trap NEW Feb. Heavy fighting in Arakan jungles of Western British forces battled to hold open the of a Japanese trap closing around their life line into A from Adm. Lord Louis Mountbatten's southeast Asia revealed that Japanese troops captured a position southwest of Bazaar early yesterday savage night The Japs suffered i but appeared to have en across the rear of the main British 1'orcos some 10 miles Civilian Population Cut By Four Million Feb. The civilian population of the United States declined by approximately between April Nov. i. 1943. the Census Bureau re- ported The decrease from to was mainly due to tions in the armed although migration to war industries in ada was a Sail With Repatriates Exchanged For Americans further i JERSEY Feb. The Swedish motor shin Seen This Morning Scouts on War Bond going to the gym after then to the French Invasion Land Strip Hit By Bombers Feb. tor bombers of the U. S. 8th Air Force led American and Allied planes of all types in a widespread attack on the Pas de Calais strip of the French in- vasion coast American and Mitchells and Bostons joined in tho together with RAF Typhoon fighter The Marauder ium bombers were accompanied by Canadian and Allied CUTS COUNTY'S TRIAL LIST appearing before Judge F. Gibbon yesterday reduced the trial list for February sails today for Lisbon with German French repatriates who will be ex- changed for American newspaper correspondents and others who were trapped in France when the Germans The was expected to ar- rive in Lisbon Feb. 2-1. BIG SUPER PARTY At the Russian 1024 McKean every Tuesday night Something p. FORMER REVENUE COLLECTOR DIES Feb. four days after the death of Daniel collector of internal Presidential died at liit homf GRAND NEW PARTY Wednesday to 10 p. m. Columbus Admission CAFETERIA DINNER Feb. fo 7 p. m. BENEFIT DANCE Sokol P. m. Buddy
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