Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening You can fool all of the people some of the Then it becomes someone else's THE MAIL ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Clearing and warmer this after- clear and continued cool Wednesday increasing cloudiness and VOLUME 132 WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 1944 FOUR CENTS CLOSE PRESIDENTIAL POLL PREDICTED T T -T Super forts Over Tokyo Claims Giant Planes Fly Over Tokyo Says Nazi Dispatch Two Penetrate The Kanto Fly ward After Iwo Raided JAPS CLAIM ATTACK ON SAIPAN ISLAND radio reports two American over Tokyo area while carrier planes re- port destruction of 191 Japanese planes and blasting of eight or ships in raids on Manila WESTERN and German armored forces slug it out in streets of tiny 25 miles southwest of in preliminary to winter battle of Soviet armies have killed Ov captured man troops on Eastern Stalin discloses as Red forces engage in great tank hattle outside AIR British bombers raid Coblenz and ITALY Activity increases all along front with weather and Polish troops of 8th Army occupy several on By UNITED PRESS Tokyo said that two Super- fortresses flew over the main ese home island of Honshu today for more than an presumably on reconnaissance in preparation for attacks on Tokyo and other key A German DNB dispatch said the giant planes flew over Tokyo itself at The two penetrated the in- 1 p. m. Tokyo time and an hour a Japanese home broadcast re- corded by FCC monitors It was the third time in a week that the Japanese have reported over the Kanto area of Japanese home broadcasts have been warning the inhabitants of shu that the reconnaissance flights presage a large-scale air offensive against Tokyo and industrial areas on the Tokyo also reported that 40 Super- fortresses raided Iwo Island in the Volcano group while can Liberators attacked Haha and Chichi Islands in the Bonins The Bonins lie 615 miles east of and the Volcano group is directly south of the The flew to shu and the Volcanoes from air bases in the Tokyo Almost a Japanese imperial headquarters communique said ese aircraft had attacked American air bases in the group at dawn To WELLSBORO CGW PLANT GETS NEW STAR ON FLAG A white symbolic of continued high achievement in the production of war has been added to the flag at the of Corning Glass company announced This marks the third tive 6-month period that the coveted originally awarded in tober will fly above the boro Under Secretary of Robert P. in his letter of said to CGW men and maintaining the fine record which first brought you you have set an expiring example for your low Americans on the production second renewal a second White Star to your To Every Wednesday evening in the Slovak Seventh St. and McKean NAVAL MAN IS CASUALTY IN PACIFIC AREA Chief Francis Is Victim Of Battle CALL MRS. SHEPARD 1677 Loved ones overseas want your Wallet size 10 ITU to p. ins Nov. 20 last day to assure arrival in ters by Word has been received by North Charleroi relatives of the death in action in the Pacific theatre of Francis Irwin son of Mr. and Mrs. I. of 564 Isabella North The wire from Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs uas received last It Sophie Louise Pa. The Department deeply regrets to inform you that your Francis Irwin Chief Mate was killed in action while in the vice of his The ment extends to you its sincerest sympathy in your great On account of existing the if recovered cannot be re- turned at If further de- tails are received you will be in- To prevent possible aid to our enemies please do not the name of his ship or Vice Admiral The Chief of Naval Chief Mate Ward was his former Sophie Louise of sen. She survives together with a Gregory A Thomas with the Bets in New also Francis was well known in he was a graduate of High After his graduation he worked with the Fox Grocery Com- until he entered the U. S. Navy in August of 1988. He was born August 1916. No details can be given as to the manner of his death or as to the kind of vessel on which he was serving when he was His family here has the deep pathy of their many friends in their sad Francis was a member of the Charleroi Presbyterian church and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars VERY HEAVY VOTING IN VALLEY DISTRICT and Donora were leading the valley in a vote which increasing hourly today skies turned sunny and made for a perfect clay to out the Charleroi's Fourth Precinct at noon had 147 some 20 per cent better than The vote in Charleroi at 1 p. m. near 900. At p. m. a total of 229 had been cast in the First 230 the The Fifth had 216 at p. m. In the 1940 Roosevelt Willkie cam Charleroi cast for velt and for Packard Motors Strike Closes Detroit Plant Nov. 7 The Packard Motor Car Co. plant was closed today after several hundred metal members of the United Auto Workers Union refused to work in what the company termed a of ar- gument that started SENIOR CLASS WILL PRESENT PLAY SHORTLY Produced High Auditorium On Nov. 21-22 Senior High School again present a John B. Rodgers Many of these fine productions have been given in past years in under sponsorship of the schools and of other community and all been most splendidly received and also supported by the Hej Stranger will be no The public performances will be presented the evenings of November and ember beginning at p. m. With the arrival of the Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. re- have already begun for this western musical comedy In wiTi be four two for the Elementary one for 'the High and one for the Senior High has been aptly de- scribed as delightfully different from the usual run of shows and especially now because of the aviation element A cast of 17 ing several singing and dancing together with ensembles and represents a total cast of some one hundred high school The profits from the this musical comedy on the part of the Senior High School will be used to carry on with certain of their worthwhile program of From time 10 the patronizing public will be informed of the progress of this show and of some of the lights personalities catchy tunes to be and of when and how to secure ets for the two evening Set aside calendar of the two ember and November 22. You will enjoy the fun and the good-natured frivolity of an spent seeting and hearing DAUGHTER OF MOVIE COMEDIAN IS CRITICAL HOLLYWOOD Mary 13- Joe E. critical condition received in an Saturday night Nov. year-old daughter of remained in today from injuries automobile BARBER SHOPf CLOSED All Day Armistice Open day evening until 9 Very Heavy Voting In Reported Nov. the basis of early reports ed from a large number of the 243 county county ers announced at noon today that the voting in Westmoreland County was In rural districts heavy voting was also the order as in some polling places voters stood in line before 7 o'clock this morning waiting for the polls to At noon today votes cast in burg were at least twice as large as during morning hours of the 1943 The total number of voted military ballots received from Westmoreland County men in the vice jumped to Dr. A. W. Manager Of I R. W. Foster Is Advanced SOVIET FORCES IN TANK BATTLE NEAR BUDAPEST Marshal Josef Stalin Discloses The Great Loss Of Nazi Forces In a series of organization changes announced today at the Corning Glass Works Charleroi Dr. Arthur W. Wishart was appointed a new position in the plant required by the urgent glassmaking requirements of an expanding Dr. Wishart comes to Charleroi from W. where he was manager of the Corning Glass Works Optical Glass Plant in that He received his education at the University of Minnesota where he was awarded a Bachelor of Chemistry degree in 1933 and a Doctor of osophy degree in physical chemistry in 1937. From until Dr. Wishart was employed as a research chemist for the Brown Company in New after which he joined the Corning Glass Works Research Laboratory in N. In he left the Glass Works to work on a project in the Agricultural Products Laboratory of the U. S. De- of He ed to the Corning Laboratory in ruary of 1942 and was appointed ager of the Parkersburg Division in 1943. In another organization R. W. Foster assumes responsibility for including cost cost administration of the get and payroll Mr. ter joined the Glass Company in in as cost In he was transferred to N. in the cost accounting department and after one year moved to CI urn To S Column Gov. Martin And Wife Vote At Washington Nov. Edward Martin cast his ballot at the East Washington Borough polls this morning where was joined later by Mrs. The ernor and Mrs. Martin left for burg at Election Returns To speed the work of tabulating the county and district ials and workers in all voting pre- in the Charleroi vicinity are urged to report After your precinct vote is com- call Charleroi 76 or The Mail Cooperation of officials at ing booths and Mail ents will again a complete unofficial report as soon as The Mail office will remain open throughout the night to receive and tabulate the New Gasoline Ration Stamp A Due For Use Beginning Thursday 13 A Series Effective Under Plan Of Federal here in the Eastern ration zone will use the newly issued gasoline ration book for the first time November ing the of the basic ration coupon in the nation for the first time in many On that ration all over the country will be using the same series of the number 13-A The equalization was brought about by the OPA announcement that books would be issued to Eastern ration holders sooner than Motorists here in this ration zone were currently uled to receive new books for use on February when coupons IA the book all But with the expiration of the rently valid 11-A it was ed that the new 13-A coupons would become skipping the 12-A ies As motorists outside the East are already using the 13-A means after ber all A holders will be using the common With the issuance of the new Eastern motorists received books with three of the 13 A The remaining three will last the six weeks until the expiration date of all the 13-A coupons ora December 21. The remaining coupon series in the new both in and outside the are in groups of six coupons worth four gallons of gasoline per This will be equivalent to the old strip of 8 valid for 3 gallons Oh December will for card everywhere for the purchase of these will expire March Nov. have killed or cap- lured German on the eastern Marshal Stalin disclosed as his forces engaged tht in a great tank battle out- side cap- in reported the were bringing up strong motorized for a final assault on and claimed that other Soviet forces had made two attempts to cross the Danube in an effort to swing the rear of the in an order of the day ob- serving the 27th anniversary of the Red said the violated frontier had been restored for its entire length from the Sea to the Barents and aim now to smash Hitlerite Germany by the crushing pressure of the Allied Stalin disclosed that the two sum mer offensives which carried Soviet troops into East pushed the Germans back to Warsaw and ated Romania and cost the Germans killed or On June German casualties for the first three of the eastern campaign were set at thus bringing the total to for lesi than three and a half years of Soviet forces liberated of lions of persons from the yoke of Stalin and together witn Allied armies have taken up positions a decisive offensive on the life center of Although the regular communique for the first time Oct. 2 reported essential on the military dispatches said the battle before Budapest had reached as the Germans made hour attempt to halt Marshal Rodion Y. Malinovsky's 2nd also spoke of fighting at Budapest but claimed that Nazi had the by cutting the supply line between Budapest and 43 miles to the ROOSEVELT VOTES AS TODAY HYDE N. Nov. Franklin D. velt voted for Franklin D. Roosevelt for president today for fourth Tne cast his vote in the Hyde Park town hall where he made his first political speech in 1910 who a young lawyer for the York state Mr. Roosevelt drove from his home with family in an open touring reached the hall at P. visiting en route with the children of Park TWO FLIERS KILLED IN CRASH OF PLANE CAMP Nov. 7- Army fliers were killed today when a two-seater Army er crashed about five miles southwest of The plane was on a combat training Camp Springs officials and the is being investigated by Army Air Force The Army is withholding the names of the plane's occupants until the next of kin have been BUTLER MAN KILLED IN PLUNGE PLANE Nov. Sergeant Ensign M. 21. of was one of five killed when the bomber in which he was flying broke up and plunged into the North Sea on the return from a bombing raid over the War Department He had been ir action since June 21 of this Foui of the crew were GRAND NEW PARTY Every Tuesday St. rome's Auspices Columbus Millions Awaiting Outcome Of Voting For U. S. President BATTLE RAGES IN TANKS ADVANCE First Wartime Presidential Pol Since Score Of States Listed As Doubtful In Voting Heavy Blazing See-Saw Battle Thought Preliminary To Winter Campaign Nov. and indecisive fighting raged all day today in the streets of where strong German forces battled in vain to cut off the deepest American head in Germany and isolate the Army troops at its tip to the east. As Allied armies virtually ed their triumph in supreme headquarters reported that the German Army lost to 4G.OOO men on that front in the last Berlin reported that the Allies had crossed to Schouwen tht of the four large Dutch inlands the southwest The reported apparently was made from the adjacent St. which Canadian troops had British Commandos on Walcheren captured the Zeeland provincial tal of Middelburg three miles to the Other British forces seized on the south bank of the Holland Deep 16 miles south of while American troops drove into only remaining enemy pocket of the The British were slogging through flooded swamps in Northwest cheren to complete the mop-up of the whose occupation opened the Schelde approaches to Antwerp Lo Allied Some man prisoners already have been rounded up on Walcheren and ing To 4. CAMPAIGN FINALLY ENDED LAST NEW Nov. An early morning flurry of eastern wai plant voles launched nation today into its first presidential election since 1864 brought an end to the bitter presiden lial campaign of Franklin Koose veil and Thomas E- generally was clear chilly except for rains in the west and Western Mountain Slates This favored a heavy turnout o rural Lines of voters awaited the open ing of polls in New York's and in industrialized dis of Colum More Turkeys Sure For Use Nov. With 500 million pounds of dressed turkeys assured for military a more plentiful supply for civilian con- sumption was according to an announcement today by William F. area war food Walsh said a meeting of district turkey producers will be held day night to clarify prospects for supplying civilian Both and WFA agreed the turkey supply will be meet ian needs for Christmas and New SCOOTERS MEET IN CHARLEROI TONIGHT The regular monthly meeting of the Charleroi District Committee of the Boy Scouts of America will be held at the Charleroi forian at S o'clock Business of importance will be up for consideration tnd all members urged to be NAZI SHIPPING IN AEGEAN LIQUIDATED Nov. British al officials announced today that German shipping in the ean Sea could be considered Only a few stray ships still hiding in German island harbors out of what one year ago was a major forces of not including innumerable small craft operated by the Seen This Morning for Allied Fund poster for a local getting a frosty First Mass. Town Returns Counted MOUNT Mount the first Massachusetts town to report complete today Roosevelt In the town gave Roosevelt Willkie Philadelphia and other 1 had voted by 8 t two hours after the pol and by A. M. almost oni third of the registered voters had cai their in at least three Brooklyn's registration wi Although the rural slow in gaining thei were some Fifteen pi cent Of registered voters had mac their choices in the rural commun tics of New York's Suffolk County I 10 A. M. Most states expected the Vote to 1 less than in due to the of men In the armed but wa lime industrial shifts may the size vote in some localise Rain reported or predicted i Kansas and Texa although it was not expected to hai much influence on the voting Early voting also was tremely heavy in highly industrialize In Western some polling places were piling u votes at the rate of a Throughout the were their secret balk rights in 140.-198 voting It is a rare ond rigid test of ot The men and the armed services have been votin To 3. FINAL ANALYSIS SHOWS MAJOR CO ELECTION TILTS Justice Congrew Ai Legislative Fights Are In Voters Hands Federal and itate and in Congress and the Gei eral Assembly are being voted UJM by citizens of County i they go to the polls Governor Martin last night to his home in from Harrisburg to remain until 1 has cast his feel very confident will go the stated in is the Governor Martin has a To J. FISH AND Served every Sam's RestM 52S McKean PARTY St. Jerome's Thursday t Nov. 8 500.