Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening Wise is the man who gathers facts as they are instead of trying to twist them to support previously conceived THE CHARLEROI ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Rain with slowly rising ature today and Rain changing to snow Colder Wednesday VOLUME 220 WASHINGTON FEBRUARY 1944 FOUR CENTS CIO Wins Elections At Corning Plant Vote Is 746 To 503 In Favor Of Federation Of Ceramic Arid Silica Sand Workers CIO Union RESULT MADE KNOWN LAST NIGHT BY NLRB Employees of the Corning Glass Works selected the of Glass Ceramic and Sand ers of America CIO yesterday their collective bargaining agent in the future dealings with the com In an election held under the super- vision of the National Labor tions 740 employees their ballots for Federation of Glass ramic and Silica Sand Workers 503 employees cast their ballots for American Flint Workers AF of L and 24 em- ployees cast their for neither labor There were no challenged one blank and two void A total of were on the eligibility voters included all tion and maintenance in- shippers and watch Assisting Field Examiner Paul F. who was in charge of the representing John F. Regional Director of the N. L. H. 13.. were the following inand Nicholas Didik for the Steve Raymond E. Pinfold for the CIO and Logan and John for the AF of L. In order to give all eligible em- ployees an opportunity which were the polls were open from A. M. to P. M. The polls were located in the new Locker Building No. 34. MOVES FOR QUICK WIN IN TDK ATOLL Allied Airmen Continue Unrelenting Aerial Offensive Their PEARL American conquest of Japanese anil air 750 of final today with an on last island in the Adm. Chester W. er of the Pacific announced in r. communique last night that naval forces and swaims of craft hud begun crushing of parry it WMS possible that Marine and Army invasion troops have driven Thj capture of and with complete occupation of expected within the next 21 the United the in- vasion to miles to the ground forces tered resistance in the twin-engined search planes from the Aleutians dropped more than five I of bombs miles Tokyo at the northern end of Japan's home and adjacent fire was encountered at all but all the raiders re- turned safely to their The sion was believed largely To 2. Present Shopping Rules End Next Week When New Token Plan Starts REPORTS SALE OF WAR STAMPS POLLS SUGGEST MIDDLE GLASSES MAY SWING VOTE Presidential Race Could Be De- By Middle Soldiers DOLLAR DAYS IN CHARLEROI THIS WEEKEND Open Thursday Are To Close Saturday Values In War Time Feb. Campaign year political polls ly suggest today that the 1944 contest will be decided among the preferences of the great middle classes of town and farm and of the armed The soldier could awing a close election this That is one reason statesmen of all parties are so ently interested in the soldier vote The American Institute of Public Opinion in a weekend poll reported that a sampling indicated 51 per cent of the voters want the Democrats to win this 49 per cent favoring the That figure is weighted with the preponderant Democratic preferences of the Eliminating those the score for 37 others is per cent Republican per cent The figures reflect a Democratic slump from the 55 per cent of the vote polled by President Roosevelt in 1940. The loss apparently has been among the middle classes because those in the higher income levels in general may be regarded as opposed tc the administration but there is no evidence of any general desertion by The New York newspaper PM has done some It comes up with returns from luO selected labor ers representing all the big and some of the Mr. Roosevelt and Vice President Henry A. Wallace were ingly favored to head the Democratic ticket again this They were so far in front that comparison of the preferences for Democrat or Republican would mean Shopping rules which have been served in a year of point will be discarded next week when the Office of Price Administration hauls its ration and the token The will the in- 92 Jap Vessels Sunk In Feb. Feb. The Granville School in East Pike Run School re- of Navy Frank Knox re- ports the sale of in S. forces have of one-point ration for the use of and blue stamps for food purchases and their evaluation at 10 instead of the current The old system which went into fect last March for canned and last April for will continue through this Consumers this week will use the Brown Y and Z 5 tamps in Ration No. 3 for meats and the green L and M in Ration Book No. 4 for and processed The preen II and J stamps expired at midnight Each of these stamps will be re- deemed at face value and customers Trill continue receiving one-point paper stamps as for the week ending Man Falls 25 Feet To Death Plummeting 25 feet from the wing uall of River bridge at lust John of was body was seen hurtling thru the air by Arthur Skein who was in He summoned Patrolman Charles and they removed the mnn to a doctor's office where he was dead of a fractured Bier had no known He is believed to have fallen asleep while he sat on the wall nnd pled backwards into the street be- 14. By grades tho Grade Frederick Sio bonds and one 2. Alice 3-4. Victoria 525 grade 5-G. toria bonds one grade 7. Lena grade S. S. V. The total for the term to date nt this The is 175 sunk FO far this in a grim warning against said the enemy even now may bo another Knox at his news conference at the American attack on it produced undue degree of confidence that this a sure victory in the Ho recalled that Admiral Chester W. commander in chief of had said the ultimate objective of American forces was the China Even in war times there are values in Semi-Annual Dollar are set for Friday and Feb. 25 and 2G. This the semi-annual selling event which is so well to pers in the This year will be no exception to the rule and will find the sale will be on a par with other sales held in war Stores here are now readying for the big merchandising event and shoppers will find stores marked with the official Dollar Day Merchants who have not yet ed the office of the Chamber of Com- merce to get their Dollar Day plies are asked to do so at once in order to avoid delay in for the big Free parking is assured all who drive to They are asked to use the free parking ground across the tracks at Fifth This free parking ground is maintained by Charleroi business men for the con- of visitors while shopping The dollar is all important these days and this sales event has been arranged by merchants with its ues keyed to war time needs and war time The savings from the Dollar Day event will enable shoppers to buy more War Bonds and War Savings Advertising folders have dis- to people within the leroi shopping They are sured this as in past of real The dates are Friday and February 25 and 26. PRESIDENT HITS WITH VETO POWER Special Privileges To Favored Groups Held Main Simple Tax Needed JEROME'S TO USHER LENT IN TOMORROW Distribution Of Ashes Before 7 O'clock Mass BU Feb. President Roosevelt today vetoed the new tax which he said was filled with special privileges to favored demanded a doubling of the one per cent social security and called for iate of Federal tax Mr. Roosevelt suggested in his veto message that Congress write into a simple joint the vetoed bill's increases in excise taxes on liquor and numerous other items to yield approximately one billion He noted that the to provide new by Con- gressional it also out automatic increases in the social security tax which would yield and re- lief from existing taxes would cost the treasury at least arid possibly much this he is not a tax but a tax relief ing relief not for the needy but for the Refuses To Make Any Prediction Of War's End In 1944 Allied Planes Damage 12 Japanese Prime Minister Makes Talk To Of Attacks To He Hit Germans Hard On Baltic GERMAN OFFENSIVE AT ANZIO BROKEN Two-Day Aerial Attack Made On In New Ireland Allied Feb. in a offensive to Japan's Southwest Pacific sank or damaged at least enemy ships last 12 of them in a heavy two-day aerial attack airl Feb. Gen. Ira C. Mediterranean air forces smashed at Germany today in a swift follow through to the record offensive which had ered more than short tons of explosives from to the Reich in 36 Allied headquarters in Italy con- firmed a Berlin report of the blow at Germany from the south and said de- tails were expected within a A Nazi broadcast said Allied Auto Licenses Ready For Use On April I Despite a steel 1P44 motor vehicle license wil be ready for use be- fore the April 1 it. Dr. Emlyn deputy secretary of said tons of steel have been delivered to Western State Penitentiary the plates added 50 more are needed to the and we have a line on this Since only one filate will be used this that on the rear of tihe u 65ii of the metal would sufficient to supply the estimated and in the Seen This Morning autographing a rain transports quickly identified by clerks a huge ter to a pal in the South NOTARY PUBLIC Elizabeth M. Culler 404-406 Ave. HOLY NAME SOCIETY Of St. Jerome's will meet at tho Wednesday for recitation of the 220t2 Several Hundred Are Reported Dead After Bombing Of Shelter Feb. Helsinki dispatch said today that persons were ped in the public shelter in Oulu when Russian bombers attacked that Finnish port on the Gulf of Bothnia last COORDINATED DRIVE IS FIRST BY AIRMEN United States and 15th Air in their first coordinated at- tack from Britain and the raided in Germany today The blessing and distribution of tomorrow morning will usher in Holy Season of Lent at St. as clergy and laity join in re- art and unto dust thou shalt Tine will be a. in- iMass tomorrow and will distributed after each of the in the after chism classes in the afternoon and after the Lenten devotions in the this the ied and spiritual common to Lenten These will con- until the end of Lent at noon on Holy Each Wednesday and Sunday cial Lenten devotions will be ed at St. Jerome's appropriate sermons and instructions vil be by Father William Ma her Father both of St. Friday will see the of the solomn Way of Cross in public fashion as afl maloe their Stations To do penance in Lent not new in tho but dates .to tht first Sacrifice of Lenten season fls for forty and nights prior to His Supreme Sacrifice on Good Feb. Angered congressional tax leaders forces today for an at- tempt to override President veto of the new tax Mr. Roosevelt decided to send to the House today a veto message ex- plaining his opposition to the measure on grounds it would raise less than of the goal of which he had ally requested as an part of his The following the tradition of also arranged to hear the reading another ton's farewell Because of the custom of holding To Pagre 1. REPORT GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL MAY GOME TO EIGHTY FOUR AREA A report has gained which thus far is without that the federal men will erect a hospital for war veterans in the Eighty Four dis- The brought back from a labor meeting at stated that tentative plans for the institution called for the spending of approximately on the Several in addition to Aspinwall and Deshon will be needed in all ability in the Pittsburgh 34 Hurt In Crash Sunday on it I was announced I While Liberator and Mitchell ers hammering the Kavieng other Allied planes earned out their 17 consecutive days of I tacks on New ing- down 26 Japanese fighters in fierce air The new aerial blows increased the toll of Japanese planes in this area for the week to 164 definitely ed. Rabaul's air losses alone for the 17 days amounted to 27S planes de- or In the two-day attack on the American bombers sank or erely damaged nine merchant vessels and three adding to the destruction inflicted by Friday's naval which damaged at least 13 A communique said the ships were outbound from Rabaal and had been dispersed for safety in the coastal following tie heavy air and naval is the second convoy within the week to be practically the communique A 15-ship enemy ing to bring supplies to the ed Kavieng and Rabaul was de- by Allied bombers earlier the in an unopposed attack north of Xew the Danube and shift of the aerial the southern arm of pincers to a devastating United PACIFIC American warships and planes bombard Parry last Japanese position in pation of entire atoll expected 24 Allied fliers sink or damage 60 enemy ships in. week-long attack on destroy 164 ITALY Fighting subsides to ar- tillery and patrol clashes on Italian sides massing new American patrol smash German raid on RUSSIA Russians storm through streets of Rog and drive over approaches to Pskov in. for double victory to celebrate Red army's 2Gth anniversary AIR WAR RAF medium bombers raid Germany and occupied countries in wake of plane American daylight blow Nazi aircraft CITATION AWARDED IN FLORIDA DEATH OF ROSCOE SOLDIER Mrs. Hilda of has received a Citation of from the War Department her Pfc. Leo who met his death at Cross last December 5. He was with the United Army Air Corps and was a board operator at the Cross City ah He had been in the service of hu country for eighteen Before that he been employed for nine years in the die shop of the Pittsburgh Steel RAF Makes Raids On Objectives In Reich Targets Not Identified Night i bombers dumped more than Raiders Drop Bombs Near London I shout of high explosives on j 1 Many mines were laid in enemy waters by RAF aircraft last I the Air Only one plane failed to 1 A few German night raiders bombs in districts near the Air Force Mosquitos continued the air against last attacks on objectives in the Reich siml lire Air Ministry an- i skirts of London early today but no j damage was caused in Anti- communique did not identify gunfire beard in Che targets birt raids of the estuary and weTO a smaller scale compared flares dropped in another those of 86-hwir offensive Nazis t during which American nnd British Tn i. Bright As Says Charleroi Captain Capt. Richard 710 Fifth participated in last day's gigantic Allied air attack on Hitler's fighter plane plants deep in an assault described as the greatest aerial assault of the Members of Capt. Fortress according to an Press reported their target area was covered with new making the objectives stand out black and white was Capt Simons was target loomed up plain as THERE'S HARDLY A person likes parties that hasn't attended one in tho Slovak Hall and they conie back again and Must be a attend Service Officer At Legion On Wednesday For Mustering Out Pay The American Legion Post of leroi has arranged for its Service Of- ficer to be on hand at Post y sist discharged soldiers secure their The were bound from j out mond for Indianapolis whore the men j Forms are on hand and will be filled to receive Army j out at the Legion Post without charge for any honorably discharged soldier who seeks his mustering out CROWN Feb. 22 persons were and 34 others injured when two buses crowded wish inductees from into an over- j turned tractor-trailer one mile south of Ind. One inductee a bus driver we're killed Deputy Sheriff lard May of Crown Point An- other died arrival Methodist Hospital in duction physical examination at Fort Benjamin Change Registration Plan To Aid Youngest Customers As Allied forces carried the vigorously to the Axis on the main world battle Prime Minister Winston Churchill promised today that the present aerial of- fensive gainst Germany ivill be in- beyond thp dimensions anything has yet been em- ployed or indeed The air he is our chief offensive weapon against many at present and is the To C Column DISCHARGED VETS CAN RETAIN THEIR LOW-RATE INSURANCE Discharged veterans of World War II can retain their low-rate ment insurance by continuing ments of monthly premiums to the U. S. Treasurer at D. the Veterans Administration said All premiums in arrears must be and monthly payments Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Treasurer of the United States and to the Director of Veterans D. C. Discharged soldiers who have allowed payments to lapse must reinstate their insurance in der to avoid a physical the Veterans Bureau Discharged men who arc uncertain nf ly premiums can obtain this tion by calling the Veterans at Sterling 1800 Pittsburgh exchange and asking for the Contact it was are permitted to carry their government term ance for a period of five aftet which it must be to a lar policy either ordinary 20- payment life or 30-payment the Veterans Administration The conversion can bo time after the policy is one 12 To 20-Year-Olds Can Restrict Youngest To Afternoons By test and the Teen Age Canteen is slowly being It was announced today by the ory committee that important ges for registration had been made to include children 12 years of The previous nge limits were 13 to 20 years During the past it was found that the very youngest children were crowded from the was again right tered canteen customers went to the Borough auditorium for tho evening Beginning with the dance children 12 years of age will be j p. mitted at tbe afternoon j They will not ted during Kaeh of these BIG SUPER PARTY will have a At the Russian 1024 every Tuesday Something EAGLES ATTENTION General service for late Ambrose J. Wednesday S p. in. meet at m. George special registration It allow them on the floor during the daylight session but will exclude i them entirely at i card holders will be those j 13 years of age and They can Tfi I. PI Starts p. m. 967Wt2 CARD PARTY This R Pariah St.