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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening A good way to figure how to buy war bonds is to estimate how much money you can spare and then double it. THE MAIL ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Becoming cloudy today with temperature rising to about 45 de- grees and cloudy tonight and with rain VOLUME 157 WASHINGTON DECEMBER 7. 1944 FOUR CENTS 3RD ARMY STORMS SAAR DEFENSES 4- 4- 4- 4- Raid Manchuria War Plants Second Formation Starts Fires In Attack On Tokyo Third Anniversary Of Pearl bor Ushered In With Raid On Japanese War Darien Bombed JAPANESE BELITTLE RAIDS BY AMERICANS Dec. big task force of ered in the third anniversary of Pearl Harbor today with a raid on Japanese war factories in Southern and enemy broadcasts said another formation of started at least one lire in an attack on Tokyo following its usual policy of belittling American three or four dropped a small number of incendiary bombs in a on the Japanese tal about 2 a. m. p. m. Wednesday The line fire started was mediately Tokyo Tokyo identified the Superfortress targets in Manchuria as the industrial city of Mukden and the port of About 70 of the carried out the two-way a broadcast reported by the FCC and ed 11 were shot down and four more probably suffered some damage in the city of Mukden and the port of an official Japanese ment damage to im- portant installations The Japanese Domei Agency also said that a single Superfortress in- the skies over Tokyo at p. m. yesterday a. m. day but after a hurried brief flight before most Tokyo citizens noticed is believed that these enemy planes were on a mission of the of aimed at the people on the home Tokyo In what obviously was intended as a preventive the Tokyo radio reported that Japanese planes ed the American base on Saipan at dawn today and a number of including those ar- rayed on a runway apparently ready for a The broadcast admitted the loss of a Japanese planes in the The War Department announced that a large task force of resses from China had raided tant industrial in in daylight Tokyo said the raid occurred about 10 a. m. p. m. Wednesday and claimed that Japanese fighters shot down eral of a of Further details will be announced the War Department To Punt 3. SET DATE FOR FILING FINAL TAX RETURNS Start Mailing- Form 1040 To In- come Tax Payers Next Week Dec. come taxpayers may file final returns for 1944 on January according to a new Treasury ruling which pushes sack the date for paying final ments and filing revised estimates on 1944 taxes from December 15 to uary 15. The Pittsburgh Collector of Internal Revenue next week will begin mailing- forms 1040 to everybody who filed a declaration of estimated tax in and other for the most can use receipts as tax Fewer taxpayers will have to file declarations of estimated 1945 due March because of a change in In all expected to earn more than had to file an but next year only those think they'll earn more than must file a Legion Will Pick Up GI Christmas Gifts Saturday Take Your Gift Parcel For Some Sailor Or Marine To Store Now Five have had rels in place during the past two Wicks where jou drop a gift for a These were asked re- cently by Eddie Cantor in a radio broadcast anil the American Legion cooperated in every town to collect The are for servicemen in hospitals and men in foreign service be distributed on Christmas Today the Charleroi Post was ad- vised the Staie Department of the Legion must have the gifts at a central collection point much earlier for the benefit of you arc- asked 10 got your gift into one of these no later than nt 8 p. m- They will bf by local members thai night between 8 and 9 p. m. The barrels at gomery Kirk Collins Department store and Gifts which are donated hire will be sent by Charleroi Post to the erican Legion Service 521 Grant for tion to hospitals at De- and Perry Pa. f ayette City Man Is Hurt Near Waynesburg Harold of Fayette has two crocked as of a col- near between his passenger car and a small truck ed ancl operated by William known square dance figure who the moil from Nemacolin to State Police said Young started Lo make a left turn and trying to avoid a drove off the and hit a of was done to the Cleveland Lawyer Pays Fee Dec. Cleveland lawyer in with the cause of unionism but determined that the public should not be deprived of the of Cecil B. today paid the SI the radio producer said violated his rights as a free The Austin T. mailed a dollar to the American Federation of Radio Artists in The had ed its members that amount to fight an proposal at the November 7lh election in Vigilance Keeping Numbers Down A is keeping and slot chine operations down to a minimum on both of the it was learned y. Slot have virtually dis- appeared and with them have many and other forms of small No reason for the present tensity is evident on the MASSIVE RAF BOMBER FLEET HITS GERMANY Railway Centers And The Luena Oil Works Hit Hard Dec. 7 The Royal Air Force hurled bombers into its greatest strike of the war last spreading fire and through two ern railway centers and the giant oil works American ers only a few hours earlier had ped their blockbusters Swarms of intruders and fighters out over the Reich on the flanks of the massive bombing and strafing the Luftwaffe's fighter the Nazis to thro powerful fighter screens into the air ancl the Air Ministry reported that all four targets were strongly defended .by aircraft and The record-breaking raid on with diversionary forces s A itching off to hit objectives in lin and the big freight yards at bruck and in the The attack rounded out 72'hours of aerial ing which scarcely hour passed without Allied on some corner of Hitler's Dense cloud formations blanketed To 3. SOLDIERS AND PAL CIVILIAN ARE HELD AFTER MON CITY ROW Two Army paratroopers today faced court action and a civilian com- awaited arrival of a money order to pay a fine and costs totaling against him a re- sult of an escapade in into custody after the diers had staged a 45 minute street battle men while their friend kept citizens from one of the trio later van out of the police station while awaiting to be placed in a He was recaptured later ufter ing a stolen automobile at Riverview being 70 miles an the police radio It developed authorities that both the servicemen had been To 2. TREMOR HITS JAP HOMELAND Violent Earthquake Is Recorded At Bromwich Observatory DRAFT BOARDS TO INDUCT MEN OVER HOLIDAYS Telegram Received By Local Board Showing Great Need For Men Hoard No. Selective Service irv i- in cf u from ordering coming The wire in part and arc- dying hourly on the fields of millions of fathers now in service will not bo with their families over Local boards prohibited from postponing inductions because of the holiday Calls must be met as The slate Selective pointed out the importance of filling all quotas on stated the order A as issued after weie received onie boards falling shoil on their calls because of a disposition to grant holiday As a result of the order the next contingent of niU be sent out fiom all boards in Smash Closer To Burning Capital Of Saar Valley MASS SEDITION HEARING ENDED Dec. The mass sedition case ended in a trial Federal District Judge James M. Proctor formally declared a mistrial o proceeding ter a poll of defendants revealed that they would not consent to continuing with another judge The special session was held to de- termine disposition of the case as the result of the death of Judge Edward C. a week Pass Two-Thirds Mark In Sixth War Loan Drive Increased Effort Urged So Quota May Be Passed On Time The sale of bonds in- the Sixth War passed the two-thirds in Charleroi today with a total of reported for The is In the dfc the sales were ly the The report for the days shows actually turned in by The quota in the dis Is This is good hews coming on the third anniversary of the Pearl Harbor i It is belieVed that the quota in both and the District will be reached within the time allocated by the U. S. Treasury Department for the The need for the money by The seriousness of a developing shortage in American munitions output was brought home recently by production and manpower officiate sion in 126 It is fat 4 Charge Man Beat Dec. Marcus of Homestead vas arrested by Homestead police day on a charge of beating and ng his mother-in-law with a Mrs. Bertha was in cal condition in Homestead hospital with her throat slashed and her head Ginsberg was arrested today after an all-night search by was to be brought to detective quarters for further questioning re- garding the BURNS FATAL TO HERMINIE CHILD Dec. Sandra Jean mand was burned to death in a ing home at Keystone near while mother accompanied an older child to the school bus. When the Mrs. Louis returned from taking her year-old to the she found one side of the eight room ble house Dec. violent possibly centered on the Japanese home recorded at the Bromwich observatory tod y and seismologists reported that ful tremors still were recorded six after the initial The observatory said the center of the shock was located miles dis- possibly in Japan or the Kurile or the The first tremor uas recorded at A. M. A. M. and shocks still were observed at West around noon Seismologist J. J. Shaw at the ob- the tremor as one of the greatest in his of the earthquake was but all were thot it came from the major waves which traversed the surface came in with fury that parts of the recording mechanism were thro n from their bearings ami only by their being constantly re- placed it possible to record this he the of the re- Tn Towboat Carbon Being Hull Saved The steamer Carbon of the ing Steel Corporation is being dis- mantled Captain R. E. marine superintendent will use the hull to replace art existing pump boat in the v CEMETERY WREATHS and BIG SUPER PARTY At lUtian Corner JAP GARRISON AT ORMOC HAS BEEN ISOLATED American Infantrymen Battle Up West Coast Japs Claim Paratroop Attack ALLIED Dec. in- battled up the of within ten miles of today after crt eking through a strong Japanese Lne along Ihe and a communique announced that IT. S. naval and air com- isolated the enemy g. from all sea-borne reinforcement or no confirmation of enemy reports that Japanese para- troops landed on four major American fields on inland night in what Tokyo described as n to knock out Gen. Douglas island bused air said the paratroops attacked Tn 2. NEW REGULATION ON GAS COUPONS Dec. The Office of Price Administration warned gasoline station operators day that henceforth every outdated or ration coupon will be charged back to the station that accepted it. OPA said the new regulation was of intensified program to com- sat the gasoline black REDS BATTER OUTER LINES OF BUDAPEST Hit From Two Sides Armed Spearhead Drives Deep At Balaton Gap Smash From West And Advance Into Carries Americans Three And Half Overnight armored drove deep into Gap from Austria and i e- that other Rod Aimy forces battering ihe outer de- fenses of from two in a climactic ill turn pi to Lake the capital by The entile 200-mile extending across Hungary fi om northeast to exploded into action the id reserves into below and the new danger zone of Enemy reports said Marshal der I. Third Ukrainian without the tempo its drive for had wheeled its flank to join shal Rodion Y. Malinovsky's Second Ukrainian Army in a. pimu on the Hungarian Moscow's early morning war tin partially continued the Merlin reporting thai forces had 14 miles ward along the west bank of thf Danube to take south of Other Third Army battled up PATTON SWINGS IN TOWARD SAARBRUCKEN To i Seen This Morning man too busy to get a haircut during store FIRE SWEEPS CHURCH BINGO Dec. 7 swept through the crowded parish hall of St. Ambrose early panicking a crowd of more than 200 persons at- tending a bingo and card Three were trampled or burned to death in the A spectator who suffered a heart at- tack in the excitement was a fourth Origin of the Mate de- Ju 34 tenons were in for rf m Converts For Teen Age Canteen Uniontown has put into action a Recreational Commission and con- the Municipal Auditorium on the third floor of the City Hall into a Teen Age will be maintained by dues paid by young folk who DISMISS AGAINST DORSEY Dec. Judge Arthur Crum today missed assault charges against my the bandleader whose birthday party started it his wife Pat and Gambler Allen Pilots Complain Of Navigation Hazards Navigation arc according to pilots who r to Harbor No. Mates and that a number of navigation on bridge's thn hela River arc not The ards are it was said on count of heavy On stream the running on the Tenth St. were red light on the lower side of- the left channel pier Of the bridge was neither did the running lights of the way bridge pilots A white light was reported showing on the upper side of the Monongahela City highway bridge because the green fresnel lens ia guard officers were asked to make immediate Dec. Gen. George S. 1'atton's troops stormed the outer defenses of capital of the Saar basin from two directions today and by Herman broke into the Nazi from newly won positions across the Saar Front dispatches said the Third vanguard was within four miles or of city of 135.000 astride the and indicating that a frontal assault on the and stronghold was The Berlin acknowledging American of the those northwest of where three bridgeheads had been that in the in the was in full The Nazis claimed that one S. battle group which crossed the Saar was but said armored at other points penetrated into the fortifications of the Tried They were and partly driven a broadcast with the in. 10-mile flf fortifications On Patton's right John S. Wood's Fourth Armored forward four miles the town of 13 miles of His forces bioke up a herd of about 40 Gorman by two com- panies of knocking out Ifj The a pocket five wide long on the of the 35th Division tually completed the of 'the two thirds of on the west bank of tht Saar river 10 miles of Northwest of Third Army fought intd atvl defenses of Siegfried line from three Saar river bridgeheads along a front of at least five miles on either side of The Third Army now wan cither abreast or across the Saar along a solid front of 22 Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Sixth farther reported that the Germans appeared to have written off Alsace and were streaming cast across the Rhine river To X Warmer Tonight And Rain Tomorrow Likely persisted in the district another blanket of heavy fog on the Valley this morning and seemed sOre to bring rain tonight and weather man said sonal temperatures would He predicted more fog tonight and early tomorrow continued rain likely all Rain might chase the fog blanket and Youths Under 19 Sent To Combat Soldiers under 19 years of age are being sent into combat AM re- Undersecretary of War Robert P. Patterson said today that this re- versal of previous Army policy was due to exigencies of the military situation and the lack of suitable replacements over 19. He explained that no respective of entered combat without adequate ally he every entering combat has a mum of eight prior ANNUAL BAZAAR Friday and Red Cross Auspices Good bors CHRISTMAS TREES Finest Scotch They don't litter All sites Three Bentleyville Area Students Hurt In Crash Trio tn pital With Severe Hurts Today Three Bentleyville district school students were in hospital today with severe injuries re- at o'clock this morning when the automobile in which they were against a wail near The The Ross of Be suffered head in- about right shoulder and lacerations at face and had several teeth of suffered a possible fracture of the left the Trose and lower condition was Helen of received chest injuries and severe of the She is in a farf The trio was admitted to tal after 1 It cd to negotiate a turn and struct retaining
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