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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening is the ability to get along with some people and ahead of THE MAIL ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Cloudy tonight and day with showers Friday and in north portion today and Continued VOLUME 128 WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 2. 1944 FOUR COMPLETE LIBERATION OF WALCHEREN IS HEAD TT TT m w m m Japanese Make Desperate Bid To Luzon Rushing Available Air Reinforcements To The Philippines Attempting To Delay Long As Possible American Liberation Of Stepping Stone To Japan Itself SENDS PLANES FROM DWINDLING RESERVES ALLIED Nov. her navy crippled in a futile attempt to smash the American rushed air reinforcements into the Philippines from her dwindling reserves in the homeland The Japanese command obviously was gathering all available aircraft to support a desperate stand on site of the capital city of in an attempt to delay as as possible American liberation of that stepping stone to Japan One Japanese pilot who parachuted into the Leyte area and was captured said he had left Japan only six days Enemy aircraft were known to be shuttling into Luzon from presumably by way of Formosa and other intermediate Front reports said terrain ties were construction of American airfields on liberated tions of Leyte in the Central Fighters already from land joined carrier planes in en- an aerial blockade on the west coast of sinking a small and a attempting to ferry reinforcements across the in otes Sea from Torpedo boats boosted the toll of enemy shipping for the past 48 hours to 25 small craft sunk damaged by a barge to the bottom off the west coast at Japanese prisoners reported only a few hundred troops Had been able to run the blockade successfully and land at the west coast air and sea base of Douglas MacArthur reported in his daily communique that Japanese air attacks on American shipping and To 1. ROOSEVELT TO MAKE CAMPAIGN TALK TONIGHT Nov. President Roosevelt's radio address tonight probably will be a in which he may explain why he is unable to make a personal campaign appearance in the White House Secretary Stephen T. Early said The President scheduled only one appointment p. m. meeting with former War Production Board Chief Donald M. arranged to devote the rest of the day to the Asked what its topic would Early general I think he will describe the situation that made it impossible for him to go west and to New England at the same time de- spite the desires of some that he go to Ohin and BUS LINE FROM CHARLEROI TO MILL PLANNED Service Will Be Inaugurated Next Report States Bus service will be inaugurated November by Cammello of the Hilltop Bus for the employes of the Pittsburgh Steel reside in this community work at the Allenport The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has issued a Certificate of Public Convenience .to the new which has secured a 40 senger omnibus for the purpose and three round trips will be operated daily so .as to accommodate the em- ployees residing in the North leroi Hill ship and Hill Each trip will begin at Fourth street and Center avenue in North and employees of the mill will be taken on and discharged along Center avenue and Conrad avenue in North also along Fourth Street leaving North Charleroi and Fifth Street Extension coming into The bus will travel on Fifth street to Shady avenue and along Shady avenue to Second thence along avenue to Tenth street and thence south on Great avenue to Third No passengers will be taken on after the bus leaves Third and and from that the bus will go directly to the Allenport The return route will be the TRUMAN IN SWING THROUGH DISTRICT Nov. Sen. Harry Democratic inee for the vice moved into critical state of Pennsylvania today to close an mile campaign tour with a swing through the burgh industrial Bidding for labor support and for Pennsylvania's important electoral to Pittsburgh from W. where he called Gov. Thomas E. Dewey a ical in a last night for quoting excerpts from the Senate Truman committee to discredit the administration's prosecution of the FISH AND OYSTERS Served every 528 McKean REXALL 1 CENT SALE Friday and WAGNER'S Changes In Postal Rates Effective Today began paying more money for special postal services in postal rates were ed as registered C.O.D. one category of cial delivery fees will be while money order fees will go back to amounts charged before the increase in April of Regular try fees will remain the Insurance on mail will begin with three cents on one cent to five and increase to 25 cents on to C.O.D. will begin with 15 cents on one cent to and in- crease to 60 cents on to Registered C.O.D. will 40 cents on one cent to and increase to on to The only change in the special de- livery fee will be 13 on first class mail up to two pounds and 17 on third fourth class mail up to two Monessen Private Is Listed Killed In Action News that another Monessen boy has the supreme sacrifice for his country was received today when Mrs. Mildred 625 Delaware was by the War Department that her Pvt. Alex was killed in action in Italy on Oct. 10. Private inducted into the Army on March 1943 and went two months He is survived by his a 22- months old Mr. and Mrs. Joseph two Tony in France and Carl of three Stella and Jennie in Pittsburgh and Mary at Seen This Morning cigarette ads than cigarettes in a downtown for the mill Memorial service to be held at Charleroi high ium on BOTH PARTIES IN FINAL BID FOR STATE VOTE Have Increased In Intensity To Climax Race Nov. 2 Charges and ed in intensity today as ia's two major political parties brought their candidates into the state to climax the 7 election With both parties apparently angling for the steel worker and miner U. S. Senator Harry S. Democratic vice-presidential toured Allegheny county spoke at Uniontown while Gov. Thomas E. Republican presidential entered the wealth shortly after noon prior to making two addresses in the upper anthracite mining itinerary included speeches at East and a 15-minute radio talk a major address at while schedule called for party rally appearances at Wilkes-Barre and Scranton The GOP will make its last major bid on the home grounds for the Com- doubtful 35 electoral tomorrow when its Gov. John W. speaks before two audiences at his fifth and sixth addresses in Those attending the Democratic rally addressed by Truman at burgh will hear President Roosevelt's speech from the White House through a radio and talks by former Gov. Gifford Pinchot and Mrs. Kermit Ira T. Shamokin State House speaker and Republican To Pace 5. DEWITT TAKES CHARGE OF STATE TROOPERS Sgt. Carlton L. Transferred To One New Man Added Here An additional trooper was added and a new commanding officer for North Belle Vernon racks of the State it was an- this Sergeant Carlton L. who has long been in charge the North Belle Vernon was transferred to Washington Headquarters barracks of Troop Corporal C. H. second cer at the North Belle Vernon was ordered to take command as Sgt. Stine leaves to assume his quarters Private Raymond of ington was transferred to North Belle Private C. V. Vath of formerly of North Belle was transferred to Imperial All transfers were routine and in conjunction with regular order of Pennsylvania State Police calendar it was Cpl. the new officer in charge at North Belle is a veteran trooper and a holdover from the old guard officers of the famed He has long engaged in criminal in- and for many years ed out of Greensburg He is rounding out his with the Report Unconfirmed Said Ships Attacked In Leyte Gulf Yesterday United Japan claimed in series of announcements unsupported by any Allied its Army Air force and special suicide or damaged 14 American including battleships and in heavy raids on the United States in- vasion fleet in and near Leyte Gulf The first claims were contained in a Japanese Imperial headquarters broadcast by Tokyo radio and recorded by United Press at San The communique asserted that Japanese planes sank en- emy battleship or cruiser and three cruisers and damaged three enemy in Leyte Gulf A later unofficial announcement by Tokyo reported that the Japanese supposedly con- sisting of planes ned by suicidal had sank damaged seven additional American worships approaching Leyte the special attack corps assaulted an enemy task force heading toward Leyte Gulf and ed one battleship or and ably sank another cruiser and er by the enemy ganda report Another cruiser and destroyer were sunk in additional and a battleship was left and Tokyo Raids on the San Pablo and Dulag airfields early Thursday To DEWEY CARRIES HIS CAMPAIGN INTO MARYLAND Accuses Roosevelt Of Selling Out His Party To Communists Nov. Thomas E. Dewey today called upon Democrats to vote the Republican ticket in next Tuesday's election or lose their party to coalition of sub- which speks change our system of Man Is Ordered Held After Shooting At Group Norman taken into custory and ed before Justice of Peace H. L. Swarts on a charge of having fired a pun at a group of boys here last The shot from the gun struck John son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Sr. The youth was injured only slightly and required only ment by a Young Izett in a group of in the district night when the shooting ABOARD DEWEY CAMPAIGN Nov. Thomas E. Dewey bid for Maryland's eight electorial today after accusing President Roosevelt in Boston last night of selling out his party to Com- determined to seize control of the The Republican ate carried his campaign into more in an attempt to take Maryland hs been on the winning category into the After his Baltimore at the Lyric Dewey gees to Barre and for brief ning and then to Under his belt was the strongest denunciation he has made thus far of the which he told persons in strongly Catholic Boston that the New Deal has ed into Earl Browder's He charged that the Alliance was affected through Sidney Hillman and his political action in his overwhelming desire to perpetuate himself in office for 16 has put his party on the auction sale to the highest He said the bidders were political action committee of ney Hillman and the of Earl Dewey charged that President Roosevelt has weakened and cor- the party that it is readily subject to and forces of communism in now capturing communists are seizing con- trol of bhc New through which they aim to control the government of the United Dewey It. P DEN BO MAN INJURED IX AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT Nov. of sustained chest injuries in mishap near Greensboro late He was admitted to the where his condition re- ported as good by hospital Roosevelt Failed To Prepare Nation For Says Martin Charges Little Common Honesty In Handling Federal Payroll Nov. Edward charging that has been little common esty in handling the Federal payroll and in administration of the Social Security maintains that dent Roosevelt to prepare the nation for as he it was the President's great responsibility to lead this nation and make it defend on the he failed to we been or on the way to preparedness in we might have avoided Martin at a Republican rally last our preparations would have been speeded up and this would have avoided many casualties and the ex- of billions of conclusion cannot be that the President did not take the people into his that he did not voice specific warnings until it was too and that he led the country to believe that neutrality would save UR from Pointing out that America will To 8 Column Production Record On No. 4 Hot Mill At Allenport Three Crews Make High Mark In Tonnage Contribution To War Effort Pictures On Page 6 An all-time production record for 24 hours operation was established on the No. 4 hot mill of Pittsburgh Steel Co. at Allenport last foremen for the three Cotton J. Louis This mill started in the record made last week breaks all previous production records of this mill over 22 At the time the record was made the mill was producing 0. wall hot finished boiler Figures on the output and tonnage still considered within the premise of atrict War Department regulations and can not be it was learned that ft fortabte lead was heW all aus achievements by the 4 con- operation Pictures of the were taken by the company photographer and released for publication They herewith in The These men established the record in the course of a routine day's work and it now -as an example of their to war on the production front and as a criterion of their efforts In support of the men oft the fronts around the British Hurl Germans Bad On Flushing Front TWO ARRESTED BY TROOPERS ON NUMBERS CHARGE Officers Arraign Two Men In Hearing This Morning Most German Guns On Island Captured Or Neutral Beachhead Widened British By Four Miles STIFF RESISTANCE BY NAI State police from North Belle j non morning i two men in complicity with the racket after making tion in a local Fred alleged numbers man arrested and also held for complicity in the Both gave their as the where is proprietor and Two state were on hand in the grill of the hotel this morning at o'clock to make observations in connection trafficking in They apprehended called he edly was tendered slips cash left at the is not actively engaged in the became involved because of the grill would leave cash there to be a roomer in the waa getting this when arrested Both were arraigned before Justice of the Peace J. B. Smith of 433 Kean Courtley on Courtley for operating a lottery and traffic in lottery on the technical count of maintaining a because the tickets were found in his place of Both were held under bond for Troopers Raid Room At Take Numbers Operators State Police four alleged numbers writers in a room at 521 Blaine which described hv officers MS a ing for First taken into custody Mike of 521 Blaine and the other three were arrested they entered the building at They were Jim William Muse and State Police making the arrests shortly after 1 p. said a quantity of were All four were taken before man I. E. Washington for hearings on charges of operating and maintaining Hold for each wai released upon posting officers POLITICAL ARGUMENT LEADS TO FIGHTING followed beer garden lait another good sign that tempers are growing shorter with the approaching Presidential of made the remarks that ill is the best president the United States ever of McKean took exception and called Dewey a hit Gillpin with his open hand and Gillpin with a beer That ended the political until the The hearing is at 8 p. m. PLANES MAKES FORCED LANDING ON HIGHWAY Nov. An empty fuel tank caused a forced landing of a Army hospital plane yesterday on a highway near The piloted Flight Officer Z. C. was in a short time and landed safely at the Bounty Raban was en route from Canada to New Nov. Uni States First Army opened a new fensive today in the sector of its de ost penetration of Germany of Aachen and smashed forward ne ly two miles to 28 mi southwest of Nov. liberation of Walcheren 1 obstacle on the sea approaches to A appeared near today as Commandos hurled the Germans b into the northern end of Flushing the south coast and widened their v coast beachhead to at four mi Most of the German guns on V cheren that have barred Allied si from Antwerp its 26 miles docks for more than a month alre nave been captured or Once the island has been cleared c cargo ships will begin reinforcements and supplies into f werp for the anticipated winter fensive against Front dispatches reported the 1 man estimated to was bbt the slashing inland and along fiom both beachheads with guns and he big of a 200-ship inva armada and swarms of The southern column of Army C mandos was reported three to miles inland after landing on a be between two quays in the the Flushing dock of Holland's third most portant had been seized by night and the enemy was a pocket in the northern end of On the west Royal Ma Commandos who seized in the first hours of their assault shoved three north to the neighborhood of Domburg about one mile southeast to w seven miles of a junction with 1 comrades at Canadian 1st Army forces sma into Eastern Walcheren du To JAPS DECIDE PLANES WERE ONLY ON RECONNAISSANCE Tokyo finally decided today American in i as Superfortress which supposedly flew over the capital were on and no This official version of the raid sued by Vice Chief Kenichi of Japan's air defense general h broadcast by Ti after Japanese stations had ain long series of conflicting reports oJ first air raid alert to be the capital in two and a acknowledged that mere sounding of the alert had ci ed confusion and monitors who recorded his stater Some people their and ers failed to take qui GEN. WILLIAMS REPLACES ENT WITH AIR COLORADO of the Se Army Air Force headquarters assumed yesterday by Gen. 1 ert B. who recently turned from 15 as the 1 division commander of Eighth Air in General Gen. Uzal G. who is at Br General San recovering from serious suiting from a plane crish AM BtG SUPEH At Italian and
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