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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening Reading makes people says a It does if the book is a borrowed THE CHARLEROI MAIL ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather and colder with ing temperatures fair but continued rather VOLUME 149 WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 28. 1944 FOUR CENTS 'S 3RD ARMY SPURTS 4- 4- 4- 4- Sixth War Loan Campaign Lagging Here Many Workers Not Turning In Their Bond Applications Officers Urge More Effort On Part Of today's Re- port Shows Sold In District URGE SUBSCRIBERS LIFT THEIR BONDS Many volunteer workers in the Sixth War campaign have failed to turn their applications into the bond office on Fourth a checkup of indicates Of 99 workers named to canvass the community but 19 have secured the record At least bonds lifted by ers the current which opened November 20 indicate that The officers of the local campaign urge the workers to turn in their at so that bond chases may be checked against To date no bonds have been purchased through the members of three of Charleroi's ten if cations have been the bonds have not been lifted at the Buyers are urged to lift their bonds at The sales today show that in leroi bonds to the amount of and in the river district have been the workers an est canvass in the community the ob- of will not be met. The officers know that in the war emergency every one is busy but re- of that the government needs the money to the war to a successful conclusion and urges that all complete their campaign and turn the results in to the bond office out the sale of all and took a distinct upswing to give the a latest report of 955. Another breakdown of tions to date by the County showed bond amounting to Commenting on the lag of bonds anil the apparent upsurge of To RAINS CAUSE STALEMATE IN LEYTE BATTLE PEARL Nov. activity in the Philippines came to an abrupt halt in drenching rains while a Pearl Harbor communique added another 25. vessels to the toll of Japanese shipping sunk or damaged in Friday's raid on the capital island of Gen. Douglas MacArthur reported the stalemate on the front in one of his briefest com- since the invasion of the Philippines Oct. 20. His troops pre- were awaiting clearing skies closing in for the final assault on the enemy's pocket on the northwest coasi of Tokyo broadcast heard in To 3. VANDALS RUIN BELLE VERNON DOCTOR'S HOME Plans Complete For Appreciation Meeting Group Of 11 Boys Between 11' And 15 Arrested By Troopers A group of eleven between the ages of 11 and 15 years of of North Belle Vernon and Belle have been taken into custody by State troopers working out of the Belle non sub charged with ing the home of Major Dr. John W. on Main in Belle The State police said that the age was serious that it was hard to estimate it. The home had been holes gouged in the uncrated and scattered revolvers and rifles drawers of bureaus ed out and contents scattered and household furnishings torn up and strewn A valuable electric train was ed and a pool table It was also stated that bed tresses had been ripped apart to add tr the Major Gordon was home about eight weeks ago and the house was in ship shape Police figured the age has been accomplished over a period of possibly during the past few Since he joined the the family has not lived in the Major Gordon is now ed in North The boys have turned over to Juvenile Court Officer William in the State troopers Assisting the State troopers in the investigation were Chief Vincent enberg of Vernon and Chief Roy of North Belle The State police paid one of the of which had been carried by a 14 year old was Dr. Edwin To Be Speaker Here On December 14 Preliminary for fourth Church Appreciation meeting t0 held at the Elks Club dining room on Thursday December arc Chairman has of the evening is to be Dr. Edwin P. professor 01 at Boston University since 1925 and pastor of Community since 1922. Foui service Rotary and arc ing tin have been all in for v. ho is known in was born in and reared and in Reaver lie was in from about 1908 to graduating from High School in 1916. Ho graduated from Allegheny College with an A. B. degree in 1920 and D. in He was com a second lieutenant in the U. S. Infantry ing 1917. He entered Boston University in To 1'iiKo WATERFRONT IN TOKYO BELIEVED STILL BURNING Key Objective Had Been Hit ond Time Within 72 Hours MANY WORKERS ON STRIKE IN BELGIAN CITY Demonstrate In Streets Against Government Of Premier Pierlot Nov. estimated telephone and other workers struck in Brussels today and demonstrated in the streets against the government of Premier Hubert The strike crippled the public but its first passed out serious incident despite f manifestations by marching White helmeted police stood by To Canadian Parliament Holds Closed Session Nov. Tokyo's crowded through which pass supplies for the Japanese was believed still today from the ond American Superfortress attack in 72 hours on that key Tokyo office of the Japanese Domei agency said today ion of all news had been delayed for about an of ter but no Heavy clouds prevented the crews of perhaps 100 bombers from observing the results of their attack but the precision instruments with which aimed their bombs left little margin for The waterfront area is so packed installations and ping vital to the enemy war effort that any bomb dropped in the general vicinity almost certainly would hit some air force authorities To 1. THREE MEN HURT AS GAR CRASHES INTO EMBANKMENT Three men were injured this ning at o'clock when their car failed to negotiate a curve on route near and cr. shed into an The car State police investigating the dent reported that the which was proceeding driven by John of 6.'J East Fifth Other passengers Luther Mr. Mrs. LCD of John's Ky. The city was called the men to the Monessen where they were found to be suffering from minor bruises and The men aic believed to be way The car was a 1941 NAME PROTIN TO STEEL BOARD H. President of the burgh announced that the Boaid of Directors elected E. J. Operating Vice President of the to on the SCORES MANY HURT IN LONDON BLAST 78 Bodies Are Cause Of Explosion Seen As Mystery Nov. today lifted 7H persons as or ing from an explosion which ripped through a Royal Air dump at in the Midlands Unofficial estimates the number of dead at of which 200 were said to be servicemen and the others The official figures listed 14 dead and G-l mL although hope held that some of those unaccounted for merely had left the scene without reporting to Three per Cause of explosion not dis- closed but authorities said it was not due directly to enemy suggested that the of sabotage of the work of enemy agents was being An official at the depot indicated that ho believed the blast was touched off by the dental explosion of a single t appears to have that one of the bombs and the of air acted a. a lor all the for miles around resembled ii the of was up in two separate th. t hurled telephone and into the The main force of the appal ently contributed by huge which had been cached The o scattered yed action over a wide area nd military squads were ing for them in an attempt to them Defense Minister To Answer Questions Regarding Conscription Nov. 28 fense Minister A. G. L. McNaughton was called today to answer questions regarding Canada's new overseas tary conscription before a closed sion of Parliament after street ing broke out in the Dominion The closed session was called to pre- vent in the House from spreading further through the inion and threatening Canadian unity behind the war Prime Minister Mackenzie of a bitter controversy ovet the change of policy that pledged a certain number of Canadian troops for compulsory overseas pledged that McNaughton would be present to answer questions regarding the army's Opponents charged that King was not sincere in adopting the policy pledging troops for overseas and had appointed ton as War knowing that he too was not in sympathy with the Street fighting was set off last night by a group of members of the Home Defense forces who marched camp with a banner WiWi fW fUff 9t EIGHTH ARMY FORGES GROSS LAMONE RIVER Nov. Army to the Faenza highway and trap Germans inside crossed the Lamone liver in rain storms north and south of the city and were ing in today for battles with enemy troops holding high ground beyond the All enemy resistance along the bank of the Lamone river south of Faenza cleared as Indian troops of the Fifth Army advanced through heavy mine fields to occupy three im- portant heights t of FISH AND OYSTERS Served every Sam's 628 McKean 14It 1-4p SUPER PARTY Every Wednesday evening in Slovak seventh St. and KIWANIS GLOBS TO MEET IN MONESSEN Members of the and Brownsville Kiwanis Clubs will join in a group meeting at Monessen tonight with the latter club in lieu of the regular noon meeting The speaker will be J. Y. of recently elected tenant governor for division six of Kiwanis Death Calls Pastor Of St. Jerome's Dies In Pittsburgh Hospital At Last Night After Illness Of Two Came Here In 1929 Rhine Crossed At Three Places By Allies Is Claim FUNERAL SERVICE SET FOR SATURDAY out to end the career of Rev. Pcu r J. of Church for the 15 died in j Hospital at 11-20 after an of iwo Fathei in ihi 14th year of his having been ordained at the Cathedral in by hite on June came to as of St. in 1929 and had been until his present His passing a void in the lives of those who A ly read and scholarly hii wis frequently on of and small and his ability an in and out ihe pulpit foi him many ad- and follow Father Brennan was boin in in and ed his early priesthood education at St. Vincent College and and later at Md. Ho assistant pastor in the following Immaculate St. j and St. and St. John the was appointed to pastorate for St. in 1U15 where he remained until coming St. Jerome's in The Solemn Funeral Hiah will he in St. Jerome's on morning at The Office of the Dead will he recited by visiting clergy beginning at His will be transferred to the church on Friday afternoon at and members of the parish asked to pay their from that time until the Funeral Mass during which Father body will lie in in front of the high altar with a perpetual Guard of Honor of Holy of I IK MILITARY BAZAAR Monessen Nov. 27 to Dec. 2. Party every Slim ter and his Star Radio pices Company Free dancing every Amateur Show Friday NOTICE The Party scheduled lo be held this evening in St. Jerome's sponsored by the been Watch for RED OFFENSIVE BROADENED IN EAST SLOVAKIA Rains Enforce Uneasy Lull On Front Elsewhere In East Nov. The Army 1 iU front in Slovakia mum than 7.1 miles Cue into the form i I able i of mountain linking the Of 111 an armies in ami on the long eastern an hill in the with both Boilin and the mate might broke n at time the Russian of- The German i a military i he town 100 south of had into the bridgehead over the Danube at is on the west bank of the Danube 2G northwest of The word apparently was way of admitting a Mountain t oops of Gen. Ivan f. Ukrainian Ainu out the only important gains reported in curly udi t. cir n flown the into Slovakia in a maneuver off to the Dukla and its Lunging do the nine the Polish border village of outflanking holding mouth of Dukla To Drive Up Roer River Goes For- ward In Bitter Savage Outputs Are By Yanks SAY FRENCH FORCES HAVE CROSSED RHINE Lt. S. Third Army ed forward two to five miles Ihe border today on a 60-mile the center of which over- running of i less lhan 10 miles from the great Hurley's Anointment To Ease China Crisis Nov. The nomination of Maj. Patrick J. Hurley as U. S. Ambassador to climaxes a series of moves by this country to troubled tions between the and give impetus to the joint war President Roosevelt Hurley's name to the Senate as liis choice a task Inat has been de- scribed as of the toughest assignments in the foreign The Senate was expected to give prompt WILLIAMS NAMED A KOPPERS CO. CHAIRMAN DISTRICT MAN IN SUPER FORT RAID According to dispatcher le after last raid on Tokyo there at one n in the of the raiding Lt. Donald O. son of Robert C. son was a member of the crew of one of the the run against Lt. Lee been in the Air Force since 1942 has a in the Navy some A here in the South Pacific ay a member of a PT Lt. LOP ih a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Lee of McKean nue and Mr. and Mrs. John of POSTPONES PROMOTIONS ACTION Nov. 28 The Board of Directors of Koppers elected the president of the J. P. as Williams was formerly the dent of Koppers Co. and executive vice president of Koppera United Co. The two companies were merged Nov. to form the Koppers Co. Inc. Nov. The Senate yesterday agreed to put off until Friday a decision on tions for 52 major and brigadier serving Nov. 28 The American Ninth und First Armies day hammered their Tn the Roer lanl water before the in advances that ried the Ninth Army to the river at two points only 21 miles west of Col- Reports circulated that the Rhine had been forced by Allied troops at a- point three north of bul no official confirmation and Ihe French War Ministry issued a denial that French forces had ed tht The up to the Roer went for- warel in bitter with broadcasts warning listeners that First and Armies appeared about i launch a offensive to the clearance of the banks and cany American spearheads to the open before Courtney First slashed forward up to a mile and a along an 11-mile front ro within three of the fortress city of A front dispatch said rushing up their strategic to meet the On the central front Lt. Gen. George S. Third American Army along a 6'0-mile advancing up to four miles and bringing his spearheads within enght 11 mile's of German border of Gen. Alexander M. Army widened its corridor across the Alsatian plain to Strasbourg and Tn JAP FLYERS TRY TO RETALIATE FOR TOKYO RAID Nov. 23 seeking for raids on Tokyo by U. S. on raided hold in the losing planes in the second The second which came P. occurred at the same time that a of B was n iding Tokyo for the time within Returning pilots said they much safer over Tokyo where they met no fighter Only two of the three planes A. M. but the urn Tn X CITY JUSTICE OF PEACE APPOINTED Nov. Wilbur B. Fayette was appointed Justice of the Peace in that borough by Gov. Edward Martin late yesterday to succeed Edward D. who WANCE Old Fashioned square at Turner Auspices American Legion Auxiliary 22. CARD Nov. Eagles 8 p. m- V. F. W. Auxiliary 167. Stettinius Assured Of State Secretary Job Prompt Endorsement By Seriate Committee Succeeds Hull Nov. Edward R. the old in international appeared assured today of prompt and enthusiastic endorsement by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as successor to Hull in the vital post of Secretary of Committee Chairman Tom nomination the I cabinet announced shortly President Roosevelt l's would be li prompt So did other com- including Sen. H. and Sen Wallace H. Republican floor leader in the A quick poll of other senatorial opinion indicated that before the j is ended the handsome young j will win confirmation to direct the for- j eign affairs of the United One of the principal problems con- fronting Stettinius in the new post the completion of a United organization lo preserve the I task which he started in the ton Oaks conference this summer der the direction of Cordell I It was because Hull did hot TV
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