Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Miami Daily News-Record (Newspaper) - December 16, 1942, Miami, Oklahoma DIE IN VINITA BLAZE Members of One Fatally Burned By Fire Razing Mouse Three Vinita children perished here Tuesday afternoon when fire destroyed their tworoom frame house while their mother Willie was visiting a The youthful victims of the blaze were Wilma Laverne Parker and and 1 The who saw the house suddenly burst into rusher to the scene but was unable to Save the Roger Waller Craig county said the fir evidently had started from a wood heating stove and swiftly envelop ed the Willie father of the is a Vinita stockyards Two other children in the family were in school at the time of the Funeral services were held at 2 oclock this afternoon at the Burckhalter chapel and Parker and two older Christina M and Winnie Burial was in Fairview ceme These Are Tasty the Doctor Tells Us KANSAS Logan physician has two ideas about what America is going to pa star apple or guava may appear on your table about the time coffee the doctor These foods grow mostly on trees in Central and South Amer and theyre very tasty despite the odd he Were going to have to rear range our food habits and forget some of our food he And the Sppth American foods nlay come with more coffee and the PanAmerican highway will be completed to Panama by next June David representing Nelson coordinator of interAmerican dropped in the other day to announce that and he added that the new road doubtless will help solve the coffee and food transportation Clendening listened with more than usual interest he drinking tea is like kissing your His second idea about Americas diet For you sit down and therell be a little lamb Another tiny Then a bowl of water in which you dip each dehydrated wait a Small Gram Crop Outlook Is Good OKLAHOMA CT Small grain crops are in gen erally good to excellent condition and livestock is doing the weekly crop and weather bulletin said which slowed up the growth of wheat and plus wet fields had reduced the small grain pasture Peanut threshing is nearing completion in the southern half of the said the WHEN COLD MISERIES STRIKE Get Ponetro for colds The New Shoes For Christmas Gladden the heart of every boy and girl GIVE YOUR CHILD BUSTER BROWN SHOES Made over LiveFoot lasts tc give perfect of finest materials to give good looks and long THB ROME or BROWNbilt NOHTH MAIN Shoo Iot The Kfltirt Fkmllj Write Tdls How American Planes Hit Hard at Enemy Positions In Extensive Area Near El Agheila By FRANK WITH A UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE ADVANCE STRIKING FORCE NEAR EL American iMOs Fighffer planes and fighterbombersturned on the heat bombing and strafing the enemy wherever ho was observed in concentratlbns in this region and on the road as far as the Marble Arch landing Hundreds of planes were on the ground only long enough to refuel and load Since this dispatch was Britains Eighth army has broken1 through the Nazis El Agheila line it was announced in Cairo to now is well west of This may mean also that it is beyond the nameless desert spot which the Germans made an air field and the British dubbed Marble It was 40 miles west of El Most dive bombing missions were against the road beyond El Agheila where an transport wfls seen moving away from the position Nazi field Marshal Rom mel had been expected todefend Many trucks were caught in a jam between El Aghulla and Mar ble Arch and were exploded or left burning by the fighterbombers in their hourbyhour attack on the coast road to Several hundred chiefly ground at this forward base saw one of the most spectacular closeup scenes that produces when a daring enemy raider attempted to sneak over the air I just had heard Matveri Wanamaker of Kansas remark to ordnance officer Ltt Harry Redmond of J that at theres never a dull moment At that moment a burst from a Spitfire warned the camp that the enemy was Swarms of mechanics climbing downfrom planes and looking to ward the misty overcast saw a JU88 bomber roar down in a Redmond raced to a nearby ma chinegun and opened fire as anti aircraft shells flashed from scores of guns around the The German plane was coming out of the clouds too low to drop He flew directly over the landing runways only 100 yards high and began to pull up toward the clouds and A flash about midships followed by smoke marked a direct hit by a ground With both engines wide open and the tail gunner spraying the the JU88 mftde another attempt to reach The antiaircraft fire became deafening as the plane reached the heavy mists below the red and yellow the air raider crashed to earth beside the Two mem bers of its crew were burned in the wreckage and two others lay dead amid debris scattered over hun dreds of The American ground pi lots and officers congratulated the British antiaircraft gunners who were guarding the Then they went back to MARKETS Miami Grain Subject to market changes Corn MIAMI LIVESTOCK 10 cents higher top paid Cattle Market steady on slaughter Calves Market steady top on choice try firm young all weights all weights 35 old hens 32 old toms 28 2 28 other prices Chicago Produce firm prices as quoted by the Chi cago price current are firm prices Produce Poultry and produce Chicago Grain taking bridled the wheat market checking the price advance of as much as 10 cents a bushel so far this month after quotations had reached seasonal highs within fractions of top figures for the past five Wheat closed Vz lower than May corn unchanged to May oats unchanged to M up soybeans un Rye cent Grain KANSAS Wheat 72 cars unchanged to 1 2 dark hard 2 hard 2 red nom Close VB May July 129 cars lower to IM 2 white nom Ms 2 yellow nom 2 mixed noni Close May 4 cars unchanged to U 2 white nom OBITUARY NOVAK RITKS Funeral services for Mike Novak will be held at the Durnil chape at oclock Thursday the Evans Burial will be made in the cemetery with the Durnil Funeral home in Pallbearers will be Earl Earl Joe Hick Wimberly and Bert THIEF STEALS ALSO GOOD NAMES FORT wasnt ao much the loss of ils 2 and some papers that a Fort Leavenworth recruit when someone stole his It took me a long time to accumulate all those telephone he I sure did hate to lose them VaiiHorn Colonirrigation XRay Chiropractic Trained Lady Technician 407 Security Miami Phone 382 WRITER TELLS OF BUNAS FALL Continued From Page One and into the trees to clear out While one unit which held a beachhead to the east moved into the village another unit inland started a swinging door at sweepingin along a river to the These forces met in the and the village was The commanding officer told me he believed that at the time of the final attack not more than 20 to 60 Japanese were A few were Some were believed to have infiltrated through the American lines in an effort to reach their comrades at Buna mis 300 yards it was swam to the mis A major step in the taking of Buna goes back nine It was then that Sergeant Herman Bott of San led a force through enemy established a beachhead alongside the village and fought off two Since then the Americans closed in making the village un tenable for the Alfred Meyer of She commanded one at tacking and Michael Ustruck of the I arrived in time to duck two snipers bulletsand talk to some of the soldiers who participated in the Writing about the New Guinea Id come to think that Buna was a town of considerable But there are native villages more Only four native grass all badly were left Coconut palms had been ripped by Many had their tops off and others were blasted near the The Japanese had built impres sive some facing the some the In the center of the village was considerable Japanese red and white signal shilling notes printed in highly scented ra zors with American trade Japanese canned paper fans anf a few I saw few light arms and ammu but Americans had a field day collecting Since I walked 12 miles up and 12 miles back through heavy mud to get the Buna Im wearing tonight a clean pair of Japa nese green Theyre a lit tle CONGRESS WINDS UP LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS TODAY Continued From Page One his hands from normal peacetime The ban against use of United States troops on foreign soil was Salaries and wages were Stabilized at Laws were passed to protect the soldiers civilian to give him the right to vote away from to boost his base pay from 21 to The draft age was lowered to Women were accorded a place in the Democrats Losing Grip The new Congress will find the Democratic majority sharply re duced in the and facing the possibility of a coalition of some of its southern members with the Republican With that here are some of the issue which the next Congress may be called upon to re solve Retrenchment in nonmili tary Restrictions on the powers of government Revision labor ALLIED BLAST AT JAPS Airmen Pound Ert my lit Heavy Fighting for United States raiding the Japanese installations at Buln oh Bougainville island in the Solo met no enemy the Navy reported No explanation was available of the lack of opposition at con sidered as one of principal Jap all bases and located about 275 miles northwest of Sixth Attack on Jvlunda the Navy also reported a sixth attack on Munda under construction by the Japanese on New Georgia and the wip ing out of two Japanese machine gun crews on Gladalcanal in com munique 221 which said South Pacific All dates are east longitude On December pa trols on Guadalcanal island de stroyed two Japanese machine gun positions and killed both gun On December bombers attackedthe enemy air fieldat on the island of No enemy aircraft were and no antiair craft opposition was met Results were No Resistance Met On 15thy at a striking force of Marine corps dive bombers from Guadalcanal attacked Japanese installations at on New Georgia No resistance was encoun Results were not ALLIED IN eral MacArthurs air forces have ceaselessly bombed the Japanese lodged in a new foothold near the mouth of the Mambare river while his land troops exerted heavy pres sure on the invaders dwindling Buna area shore positions to the advices from the front Allied airmen also pounded anew the Japanese bases flanking the Papuan the headquarters noon communique They dropped a number of 500 pound bombs on the airdrome at on the Northeast New Guinea in the of heavy anti aircraft and roared across1 the water strip to pock the New airfield with a dozen A covey of 12 nese planes came up to meet them and they shot down three and damaged two the communi que Few Details Given There were few details of the ground action but a spokesman General MaciArthur said that there was undoubtedly still heavy fight ing at Sanahanda northeast of Buna and at Buna Mis sion between which Allied driven a To the the Japanese attempted to come off landing let down near the mouth of the Mambare from cruisers and destroyers before dawn Advices fram the front indicat ed that as many as Japanese might have effected a shore Beat off Warships An air force beat back the war ships and dropped bombs Monday among the landing It returned to the attack after dawn pounding the sol diers who had managed to reach aiming landing barges and watertight drums of supplies still floating in the At the end of the bombing op pilots reported that there was a decrease in the of barges and supply rafts still Japanese soldiers were seen swimming among attempt ing lo salvage ammunition and food bupphes the drums sup posedly The tirinp area is strewn with derelict wreckage and en emy the communique North Ireland is now referred to as Americas first naval base in ONLYCLASS1A MEN MAY JOIN I e Gtmrds to Accept Men As Volunteers Selective Service hiadtittftMefti Said today that only meh in Class or those rated as available icr im mediate into the afined would be allowed to Vdtun tee through theit draft boards for the Marines or Cdflst desiring to remain explained it would not bo fair to the Army to let men deferred fromiAfmy induction vol unteer for the other services and said the rule applied to deferments either for dependency or occupa Men now deferred who are later reclassified to 1A volunteer for the sda services if re classified while the planis in ef the spokesmen The it was said prob ably would be used until about It was emphasized that no one could volunteer after being ordered to for The new details supplemented yesterdays announcement that men in the 18through37 age spite a ban on their enlistment dered would be allowed temporarily to volunteer through their draft boards for induction in to the three sea services until ar rangements for the drafting of men for them are The new regulation will make no change in the procedure for draft men for the which al ways has permitted men to volun teer for induction ahead of the5 time at which they would be called the spokesmen Men volunteering for aheadof time induction into the he be sent to an induction center with their boards next group under regular and it will be up to Army whether they land in the engi or other Men outside the 18through37 age bracket remain free to enlist in any since they are not subject to the the new if an applicants local board permits him to volunteer for one of the sea he will be sent without preliminary examination to the nearest recruiting office of the service flf he is rejected by one of these which have stricter phys ical requirements than the his draft status will remain what it was before and he will continue subject to induction in the normal Former covering those who may voliinteerforinduc tion into the Army ahead of normal time will continue in effect but they have not thus far been ex tended to the sea the spokesman He said these regulations included provisions that Men who are deferred be cause of dependency upon ap be inducted ahead of schedule by the local in its if their dependents con Men deferred on occupational grounds upon be inducted ahead of schedule by the local in its if their Excep tions to this are essential men in agriculture or the shipbuilding or aircraft who cannot be released until the cause for their deferment TOO MUCH SUGAR A mountain reports the county rationing has about found a limit to his Im trying to do my pa said the who had sworn that he and his family would abide by sugar rationing but Im have eight children and Im derned if I can keep on abuyin all that NO ASPIRIN can dpmore foryou Joseph So why pay more Worlds largest seller at 36 tablets 100 for only DUHHAMS HAS THE CLOTHES GIVE HER FURS for Christmas IFUR COATS I to I FUR CHUBBYS I Every Kind of Fur to Choose From Caah Charge Terms 14 NORTH MAIN PHONE 351 9 tf ti ae Over CtWft Fletcher the fs todk urii1 forriltddayatid Chief jfettM Earl Welch said he is back ly ready td go td work In his of a first lieuUrtaHt iri the 6ft duty at re turned Jtesterdayi He had gone into military service last Octdbei saying lie would remain on the bench and tefvise his army but a court fight broke immediate ly over payment of his state sal Justice Rileyj said ported to mo he is back permanent ly td go to work and in His When he called otf me yesterdfiy he was in but said the reason was 4hat he had just ar rived in town and had not been He said he was going home to change to civilian I take it that he definitely is back Riley conferred for an hour yes terday with Oris Aria darko had been ap pointed by Governor Phillips to serve as of the supreme court to succeed Phillips de clared Rileys position By noon today Barney had neither qualified for the nor appeared to take the raising a question wfiether he would at tempt to take Riley already has been reelected for sixyear term and js scheduled to take the oath of of fice After the justice left Oklahoma for the question of his status was raised by Auditor Frank who declined to approve his November salary Carter argued that the office was vacated because the justice was serving in the Riley then brought a mandamus action against Carter to compel payment and the other eight jus tices Phillips has ap pointed a special court to hear the argument Riley declined to but friends said he had been called us a reserve eofficer for temporary and his return to civilian clothes indicated has completed the NURSES IN PALESTINE The disclosure that United States nurses are serving in Palestine was made today in the t published pictures of Uncle Sams young ladies on duty and NAZIS GET FRENCH AID reported that a Vicliy said today that French workers now had been sent to Ger ADVANWe Pftge ots the Syrian porfc Tfitfotl and oil reflndries at the chief port Lebanon the Britishsaid that atleast feur ihoTfi siutVboundAxls port planes in a hekvilyescorted air cohvoy weie shot down by Allied flghteisnear Lampedusa js between SicilyAnd Tunis wheie the enemy leststeadily trying the Only FoUr Planes Lost Although ihe Italians said five Spitfires1 arid Beaufighters wete shot repeated vio lent encounters near the British communique announced only four from all al lied including wide spread attacks in Besides scoring hits on ships and jetties and a fuel depot at Tunis and La it two small vesselsof the Tunis coast also were a railway tween gpusse and Sfax was bomb ed and an airlaunched torpedo hit a beached vessel near the Axis side of the Tunisian air the Rome communique re ported a heavy German raid on Allied supply port in eastern It reported only reconnaissance activity aground in Tunisia and said w0 made some United States The Morocco radio re that the Allies were firmly in all their positions in the MedjezElBab sec gateway to Tunis and A British source reported that the Allies had reinforced Malta with no particular incident de spite Axis attempts to cut the sup ply lines to North Africa to a De gree which has lessened the Uboat menace This source said the Allies whole naval in the Mediterran ean was to prevent a great build up of troops and supplies for the defense of While there has been a recent dearth of naval he added its not because nothing is going on its because it cannot be reveiled at this The Rome communique reportea an attack on an Allied squadron in Algerian waters and said a sub marine sank one vessel out of a force of cruisers and While bad weather over the Si cilian narrows gave enemy with hardsurfaced runways in Sicily and an edge over Allied fliers based an the primi rainsoftened fields in North one of spots was the Allies uncontest ed air domination over Rommels line of Damage to Axis transport un nun v vi i spondence 6f the Associated tlie push starts 1s the apftn6se 6f thug reopen Burmese to Americas heaVy bo carrying aitd 4drt will have a big They already are sbftehing tiid Japanese With precision1 raids frohi extreinel high altitudes The smashed warehouses iii Ran ships at the railway terminals in airplane hangars antrsupply dumps all the Wa from Rangoon north Vun Occasionally they pick up ft car go of bombs andshare in raids directed far into occupied Even now they are looking ward to the time whefl thcyCan bomb the territory which is already in Chinese these bombers Could and when the time is ripe they will do Membersof these bomber creWs are fairly itching to drop boiler size bombs down on Tojos mu nitions shipyards and slip ply To them Rangoon is just One outfit operating out of India is led by Earl The crew of his plane includes Earl Fort First of and Gunner How ard Norman of Rrfute Others among the squadrons in clude Earl Waller of and Horace San RICKENBACKERS PLANE DAMAGED BYBOMBS airplane which fell into the Pacific with Capt Eddie Ricken backer and companion had been damaged by bombs and bore patch es over more 100 holes from the 7 bombing of Ha Private John one of the crafts said yester doubtedly has been one British source arid the com muniques ptress on vehicle targets on the road to Tripoli indicated that the enemys flight was becom ing hasty and American fliers of the United States it was of ficially were operating with British aid Australian airmen n the destructive attacks on Rom mels hapless fan spot it every time OUPPOSING you were Old Santa O What a job youd have Chimneys waiting youngsters gift lists to be The job certainly calls for that extra Youd get tired and Youd want that extra something in refreshment youd find it in many homes You could help yourself at the icebox and be wel Youd find thirst gone and refresh ment Youd thrill to the taste so delicious and distinctive that it stands Youd know you were enjoying all the qual ity that skill and choicest ingre dients could put Youd find refreshment going quick ly into Youd be ready again to Prancer You can pretend youre You dont have to pre tend youre enjoying an ice cold Have one Happy tnoraents a home are brighter when icecold CocaCola adds its life an4 Its an old friend of he family ready to take off its cap grid help out any Its natural for popu lar names to acquire friendly abbrevia Thats why you hear CocaCola called CocaCola and Coke mean the came real thing coming from a single and well known to the The best is always the better buy BOTTLED UNPfR AUTHORITY OF THE COCACOIA COMPANY SY BO LING c o AN Y
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.