Elyria Chronicle Telegram, December 15, 1944

Elyria Chronicle Telegram

December 15, 1944

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Chronicle-Telegram, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1944, Elyria, Ohio SAVE o u n n i r i i tfr THE CHRONICLETELEGRAM S A V F Founded July 3829 Bittern Pull Leased Wife Repdff of the United Press Tuff KTTtTA VT ii 1 ile By Fottf Cento YANKS HAKE THIRD INVASION Red Army Now At Gates Of Budapest I LONDON D i rale rui counSuthI icy aid sodden fields slowed d w n Ihe Rd on pi ioiicrs fcS wire carrying ut a reign of Soviet til undertook I m ail vital sec tors where the le ot Uuda s hi vi le tin up lines beyond lhe Hun The roads through the nar I escape corridor out of Hudapesl were rep rtcd jam med with carts carrying thous ands of bewildered German rc appeared to have stalled I the Red army momentarily at the Sates of Budapest today but jittery Axis spokesmen admitted that Soviet presMire was increasing hoinly and called on the Hun garian people lo miiie their capi tal another as usual intlie climactic Miiges of a great re silent on the progress ol Hie on Tne early morning comnuinioue centered on lhe lighting to the north and iiotheast where converging Soviet I struck m lorce along the border in a bid to trap thousands of Germans in the mountains ot eatern Heiiiii commcntatoi fiioiious lank and infan tr all aKmg Ihe Jtymile arc extending twothirds of the around Budapest Horn the Hicasl to the iiKanlic Tne Ueimans said upwards ot and Hoinaniuti ops had been hurled into the battle for Hungiiiy in a I gigantic effort to engult roll up the flunks above and j the aril lay open the invasion road to that the Budapest radio 9 had been iilenced by Russian bombs or shells were spiked last ivhcn Paul secretary of the puppet Hungarian a delint prod mation that Budapest musi the Hungarian I Botu sides were reported Millerj my heavy casualties along lhe bank of the Ger counterattacks and a lonmdi inle screen of fortificaliosn ternj I irarily blocked Marshal Malinovskyi second Ukrainian Jsriny diive through the uf Seven Nominated j t For New Ranks i By President j WASHINGTON President today signed legislation I new ranks of general j the Army and Admiral of he piomplly iioiniiiitfed four j geneials and three admirals to To bo Generals of the to Field of Hniain and other counu ieshe named George Army Cmef of Stafl Mac Supreme Allied Comman der ui tiie Southwest Pacific POvvighl Supreme of Allied forces in Western and Henry Ar Commander of the Army Air To he Admirals of the to the same rank many includ niK named Admirals truest Commander in Chief of the Fleet and Chief of Nav al Cluster Commander in Chief of lhe Pacific fcKlcet and Pacific Ocean and Personal Chief of Staff to Awarded Purple Heart ppr Wounds Received fBack In Year 1900 EAST LIVKRPOOL Charles of the Sp nishAniencan figured to day that its belter lale than nev The War Department has just advised Craig he was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received 44 years while a seigeant in I me L I Craig was elit on the with i a and m the shoulder lhe Aqumaldo insur rectionists in the Philippines in Elyria Nearing Success In Bond Drive KlyrU in Dstr Ntimhrr of Salrn Still Nrfrirri MEN WRONG AGAIN in the Greenland where they These captives wire taken Guard watchful eyes of the Coast German prisoners captured I intended setting up a weather keep their hands aloft in sur preceding capture of the enemy trawler Kxternsteine and i Coast Acme Telephotoi Athletic Awards Being Given Today seven boys and IO jirb were scheduled receive Khna School athletic awards this altcrnooti at a combined awards assembly and pep rally for to nights basketball Tlie awaid wmjiris include 18 vaiy football anil maii Hi reserve loolball IliJCe nine looms and niils who have lor or Kuard through their participation in the athletic The students receiving the awaids a it1 Varsity ioolball letters Rcrnie Dave Alex Sherwood Don Karl Neale Bill Sut Bill Bill Tom Bill Oncy Walter Jack Floyd Turn and Manager Albert toiilball letters Kenneth Lester Don lick Dart Joe Bor Wally Joe Joe Arthur Tilloid Van John Kd Tnm Ted Cluici Leonard Managers Howard Chuck and Bill Tennis Richard Joe Martin Frank Edward Joe Russell Robert and Charles Girls guards for accumulating IdOU points Jactiuehne lieu and Kleanor pins for accumulating 1300 prillsCaiol Lila Jean Marge Georgette Jean Flood Dorothy Gills letters for accumulating yOll pointsBelly June Ann Alice Flor ence Dorothy Wy ona June Sue Dorothy Mary Jo Gueiim and Shirley er TheWeather OHIO AND WEST VIRGINIA Sunny and warmer Cloudy nut quite so but windy Saturday fnow flurries snu rather FOUND IWO British Troops Pour Into Athens ATHENS Strong British rein forcements Mill were pouring into Athens today ws relativdy sm ill scale fighting continued and offi cial secrecy shrouded any peace ELAS units stabbed al the peri meter of British and Greek government positions in central but the attacks v ere light and apparently designed to test the The KLAS forces last night car ried out a small attack in the area of Omonoias Square and tried to eitublish a road block with German Teller bill were repelled by the British who were clearing the mines The Hi it clean d two more square blocks of the Peninsula m the Piraeus Rejoins Unit After Being Reported Missing Word has been received by Laura Men of 13 South Logan street that her husband Seve Anthony who was reported missing on November rejoined his unit on November No details were the son of and Sieve Mezlak of Pearl has four brothers in serv one with Ihe Army Air Corps overseas and three with Ihe PSISONKBS TO DO LANDSCAPING Fifth Service Command ofllcials announced today that German prisoners of war will be employed common laborers in connection with a landscap ing project at Crile General Army Hospital here because of the dif m obtaining la Elyrian On Cutter Which Captured Nazi Trawler An armed German the Kxtei with its crew of i re captured recently in the Greenland area wheie the Germans were setting up a weather report ing The capture was made by a United States Coast Guard The ChronicleTelegram was in today that i third i Robert Mmch of son of and lJ4 Con ell avenue and Harold Rice of North Kiiton were members of the Coast Guard cullers The Nazi trawler was trapped by Greenland ice H was only a few hundred miles from the North Piles of ammunition and olh er supplies were seized by the Directing operations was Commodore Earl formerly I j executive officer of the Cleveland i J Coast Guard district and now Com mander of the Greenland Aerial Blitz On Reich Resumed RiiUttin tluiii ViO 1 A iiiericiiii Flvinif Fortresses al lacked imliM riil HIH rail tiifoeis in the Iliiniiover and iireji of cr niiiny leiilny in a resumption of I lie1 aerial offensive1 the1 j ooiniimnicatioii mill sup ply hues to lhe vwstern Tile lieax hnllllliTS Were es iiinl as they iil iirinil to tiennany til for t Wei by bail over the I Legion Post Rebuked By Stimson HOOD Members of the Hood River American Le KIOII Pott today faced nationwide a rebuke from Secretary of War Henry Stimi for removing the names of 16 JapaneseAmcrican soldiers from the Hosts roll of I Stnnson said the ac tion was wholly ineonsishcnt with lhe American idea of and a New York City Post said he action v as a reflection on the en lire Hood River Post Commander Kdmulon refused to comment on the American Mother Of 1939 Dies In Her 85th Year Otclia Comp chosen as Ihe American mother of by the Golden Rule died here She was the widow of Klias Coinp dean of the College of Woos ter for many yeais Surviving aie three Karl president of Institute of Technology Arthur Holly fanitd i for his cosmic ray at and Wil son president of Wash ington state college She also is survived by a dauh C Jieibert of Alla habad college of Allahaj i li who now is home on J gen eral counsel for the Republic Steel since has been elected a vice president and fieneial coun sel for the board chair man Tom Girdler announced Luzon May Be Next In The Invasion Path Hy Itiitrd Irru A devastating preinvasion air slnke on Luzon that may point the way to the next phase of the battle of the Philippines was announced today as Douglas forces on Leyte rushed into its final stage a campaign thai in 55 days has the Japanese more than American Suporfm tresses from continued their abnost daily forays against central Japan this The enemy radio described the attacks as nuisance fire raids on Tokyo and recon naisfance flights over the cities of Kobe and The district is prob ably the important industrial target in and the observa fllgllN tliiit cilies are likely to be visited in furce by the Carrier planes of the Pacific fleet spearheaded the new strike on Luzon pounding Japan eseheld haibir and airfield instal lations on the notliern island and destroying at leaM 91 enemy Sink Thrre Freighters Philippinesbased bombers joined in the ing the Le gnspi sinking three ton Japanese freighters off the Is lands southwest and harrass ing shipping in Manila Bay with unannounced The double blow was regarded as another major step in the soften inglip ol i Limn as MacArthurs troops wound the battle of t Burn MacArthurs i is nounced that m Hie lirst daya of Ihe Leytc invasion bodies liiixe li ilio others remained in the jungles or were by the were have been drowned in convoy and bei n Those losses were than eight times Ihe total casualties on includ ing LM76 and 2S7 Warmer Weather In Sight In Midwest By United Press weather was in to day throughout the with the exception of while outhein eastern were warned to expect continued cd another 12 an apprecmblu change in A moderate cold originating in Canada and by iiyhl snow wa due nit Min nesota extending the south and cast the fodcial woiithcr bureau rrported In the where during the night hovered m the yesterdays w Cxptcled to A warming tendency was jiiniieted however Higher temperatures dunug day were frccast for the deep followed by a return r Mib Ireezing readings during the Body Of Actress Still Unclaimed HOLLYWOOD The Lupe 34yearold Mex film lay d IM ilu Forest Lawn rial k Mort uary Miss Vclez died yesterday in htr from an overdose of seda leaving notes she Whs prompted to suicide by approach ing Attendants 4 the m rtuary said Ihey awiiitrrig sine one to claim the and funeral E s War Mend army was with in of Us Wat Loan Iliac toflav as the cam paign its That which for thiee and onilialf weeks had appearefl be a IOUK way w a neater as loonynpiit Ihe total or date up 11 And that left still to be raised tu tlu Since the campaign is scheduled In tiinm i the local volunteer Workers were hopeful of thrnr goal by that Todays report was a big one that made a lot if difference m the campaign out Yesterday morning the work ers si ill nettled more than a mil lion In leach the To day they needed less than The number of sales made yesler a1shown in todays was only but the average per sale was high enough to make the days report by far the largest single day report of the campaign to The figure for Kales to represents Ihe total amount nf 11 sales in Klyria since the opener on November Individual Sulrs Lax le that amnint is more than ill pei cent of the citys total Klyria campaign le to DIIIVKS Army jeep sett inn out on reconnais sance mission has armmcd sides to protect Its occupants fiom scene is in The driver is Allen McCaulcy of Arthur Sandbank of Brooklyn at the Run and id Kennedy of Antes Fort PH holds Oulchy the REICH Seventh Army Slashes Across German Border PARIS Alexander Patchs Seventh Army slashed acrou the German border from Alsace to the Rhenish Palatinate west of Karlsruhe today in the wars third invasion of the Reich by United States Patchs veterans ot the drive across France from the Mediterran ean plunged their first spearhead into Gerinmiy and few up in the border region on a 10mile front In a push that threatened to turn the SicKfried line at its Karlsruhe The first frontier crossing WM made In the area of 19 miles west of Karlsruhe and 10 miles west of the extreme north eastern tip of Three Springboards The new invasion of Germany Have Dwight Eisenhowers American armies three n the Nnzlslyled holy soil of the great bridgehead carved out went of Cologne by the Flrtt and day Kivria w its quota for individual sales by tomoriow Sales in this were has been the case in most iitios throughout the and were 4ro i make a lastday effort to the individual sales total as much Russian Plan Has Britains Says Churchill LONDON Prime Minister Win ston Churchill today endorsed the Soviet Inions claim to a buffer state carved out of east ern Poland and tacitly invited the j Initcd Slates to make public its land on the explosive RussoPol ih In a farreaching definition of lhe British policy on postwar Eur opean Churchill told the House of Common thai Hritnin will support Rursiii M he pence conference in lei i ilorial concessions from Poland in Ihe In the greater part of Fast Pnisin would be cedid to Poj he suunetiiiK also that there would bo no objection Mritain or Ruia if Hie Poles pushed nut thnr borders into Germany j The Mulishbacked Churchill envisages the virtual extirpation of the Prussian I with lhe forced removal from their homeland of rnoM of the Prusiaii j junkers who traditionallv have i been the heart and of the Geri man military The Plume Minister Mint1 he ted Slates is fully jre of cement reached IHIWCCII liussia and nritain on the Polish nnd that to date i hasnot voiced any objection I He that the has come for a statement on the and j announced lhal he would we come a confi rence with Roosevelt and Pr f at Ihe and preferably in Elyrian Reports For Induction Joseph i y R D 3 to the d ores I n station in Cli IM d lo iay after giving the Khria Si lie live Strvice a satisfaelory n of Ins to re p l1 for a preiiiduetioii 10 days When no word d 1 him a lice to for He at the office the scheduled time ihis and he ed fojimmediate m n He is an Ten Schools In County System Still Closed Six more county village and rut nl leopened this muniing afler beniK closed three lavs because of Ilie but two of them i nl noon as a result of low This lell III m the county Mill closed tins with the number of Casualty List For Elyria And Vicinity for Elrrin and vicinity wrrc reportoel to the l Immiilc toclny as follows SMITH Merle Smith was serious ly wounded in acton in reported that lrrMVed bv u the sehool system I Krncst bein session ChaiiKCs in liroKiams will be how as a result of the closing this All srliools in Ihe count v except the Grafton village and Avon LaKe were closed j Tuesday because Iluir buses ceiuld not yet through roads The Cloaiview and Vincent i school lesunied and the Kaat Middle and Souili Ridye i reopened i Schools resumiiif today were South Ami Markley anil Lake Ituses Makr Kounels The Klyna Township school hiises made their morn picking up as many children as wore irady lo KO to but many werenot had not 1 ecu his and Smith of Grafton elalrs for some school Christmas j After completing his basic train ing nl Camp he attend ed Western Maryland collegfVot AJler ttiw program was he was sent to an infantry division at Camp He has been overseas since He was employed by the Standard Oil at the time hr entered Ihe JOHNSON North OlmMed Russell who entered the service in and wont overseas last April was wounded November IS ac cording lo word received by his and Eugene John son of Stearns road He is with the field IODKAKKI Stanley son nf and Iodraskv 4H7 ready because they West Rivir was Killed in ac informed that Iheltmn in France according would be out As a result the Markley and Lake Ave nue schools weie doted al noon and the cluldien were sent back In their since the attendance was not considered laine enough to justify continuing Pupils in these two town ship schools weie aiked today lake their oichcslia and Cluistmas play re school with them as dress sals are planned for the Christmas plays TinMarkley Christmas prouium has tieen post poned Wednesday m sleael of Monday as ejrifjl scheduled The avenue pi however bepresent ed Wednesday as eirigi School officials alo reporled thai Monday will be day at both War At A Glance In a war department telegram j reived by his parents I The yeiuiig entered the i Army on and left for m rseas service last Apnl He srrv j ed with an inlantry it was i j Hcsidis h s a to I ivcs iiihlrutnents costumes to j Seventh Army Geiinanv in eeniral Ger paining up lloee powerful half lo one mile Palalinal upper HhiiK Iniid Mid d d six in dims tn ithui flintier Kaslcrn Kanaiica Cer stall Hcd Armv ily at Budapest but adnnls prcs Miie and calU fif n people n another MQMN re rt 1vo nnie nuianei1 on an I for fu ture vita war production ccnti r in aica wreck IT g of thiee Japanese Jl UK ripmted in soft en ig up air raidmi hur new assault guns and iinus own f pee nl ainst beachhead over Lamone nvor west of hiiia Chinese troops continue advance siiulheast through KwansjM Province invinu Japanese raiding paily within 1HU miles f cap nd American base at Liu Ohio Highways Glare Of Ice l By United Press t The state highway department predicted Friday lhal all eif Ohios pimcipal highways will passable by nightfall but urged motorists to eXeicise tMrcnie1 Highway deparlmint officials said Mondays heavy snow which blan keted Ihe with a layer nl snow ranting I mm 5 to 12 inches liaci turned highways into a glare of Many of the secondary leads still were as highway handicapped by a honage if heavy equipment and MHiy from long uninterrupted of wirkturned to clearing Warm Wave In of school children icceived an unexpected prehohday vacation tlus week because of the snow returned to classes but school officials in iiuny areas weiik probably be resumed until next turns and airlines alsj were back on of for lhe firsl time since Mon the weatherman said a warm wave was m from Indiana and Temperatures in the stale Kridav n ranged fioni to 20 Highway department officials said a thaw was needed to form a crust on thesnow and prevent further Ninth armleiT the foothold in the Saarland won by the Third and now the Sevenths leisure eif the Palatinate Only on the Seventh army front were the Americans engaged in war of movement against the Nat The First army was massing on lhe west bank of the and lum merlng down Nazi resistance in the outskirts of while stiff Ger man resistance had virtually stalled the Third army push into the 8aar Four months lo the day after splashing ashore in southern Seventh Army units smashed through the Dump Vosges foothills into A German frontier sign marked the border where the first troops of the Seventh stepped onto German at The Siegfried llnej Itself lies about a mile from the bor der in that Spwarinc Ifp The Rhine The 77th Division was camped last night at the border town of two from the Rhine in the comer of spearing up the Whine Valley north of SclU reach ed Scheibenhard during the night i and were attacking near Lauter bourg at i Strung out to the west were vari ous Seventh Army spearheads or bulges comprising a virtually solid front near the their forward elements ready to dash north and exploit any weakness in the Sieg fried defenses which the explora tory moveup might Patchs left flank was active near transport and defense hub 18 miles east of In that area the Germans were fight ing from a ring of Maginol forla like those girdling At last report the American vanguard waa 1ss ihan five miles below the bor der in that To Patchs left on Lt George Pattons Third Army doughboys battled street by street through the easier suburb of The 379ih regiment of lhe 95th division now held onefourth of northern suburb of where the Third Army won iu first bridgehead across the Saar German artillery in the Sitg fned fortifications east of SaaraJu tern was laying down a heavy bom bardment on the American posi The 35th Division was mopping up in three noriluast cf acroia the Biics river in Farther Courtney H Hodges First Army reduced the last German strong point west of Ihp Roer and north of The 104th Divisions infantry stormed seized Mulltnack just blan ff in a night The 83rd Division outside the gatia cf Duren beat off two man tank attacks aimed at the VJU lafics of Birgel and two miles southwest of Armor of the Fiflh Division lured hamlet of Bonn below Durtn and drove forward to occupy high grcund near four nulls south of the Roer river strongf hold and a mile from the AT Fire department fficials today investigated a fire AUTO TIPS OVER BUT PBIVKR FSCAfKS INJUt Stanley 1412 West said full i fortunately escaped personal injury ould 1101 shortly before noon today when bit car skidded on Oberlin road near 18th street and tipped cording to a police The side of the car was Arrives Home From South Pacific Area James S 1 with the Navy surprised his and James Justen of La Grange road Saturday evening destroyed a large Great when he arrived at his hoine with lanlic and Pacific Tea store lout for a 21 day leave here last nijlu an estimated alter having been overseas in the of Firelien South Pacific for the past 17 lhe fire started from an explosion I Seaman Justen has been in in a gas beating lice two years WHEELING WOMAN RETRIEVES MEMENTO It wasnt the money and the persona papers that mattered tu a it was the fact that her lost with its fine handtool ing and exquisite craftsmafl had been made as gilt for her by hex son shortly bj fore he fell in battle on Guad She placed 9 Lost in the Wheeling and wiUim two days it WM re turned to her by 9 soldiers The value of thJuuf not to be measured io ol treasure it lor and order Lost ;