Charleroi Mail, February 10, 1944

Charleroi Mail

February 10, 1944

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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania Good Evening Highbrows don't have much in commori with the rest of the world except that they get hungry at the same hours. THE CHAJtLEROI MAIL ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Partly cloudy and moderately cold today. Increasing cloudiness and becoming windy followed by light continued cold tonight. VOLUME 210 CHARLEROI. WASHINGTON FEBRUARY 1944 FOUR CENTS 'Teen Age Canteen' Opens Here Saturday BOROUGH AUDITORIUM BLAMES STRIKES STABILIZE Juke Box Refrigeration Boxes Installed In Preparation For Dancing Ex- cept By Young Commit- tee Rules NEED FOR OLD TABLES CAUSES SECOND APPEAL What i he name of Charleroi's re- creational center in the audi- torium will be is still a matter of conjecture. For the present Age will to suffice for everybody concerned in the enterprise in too busy now preparing for the opening to bother about titles. The will open i'uturday night of this week at un- less developments make impossible. One sidi.- of the auditorium IK-CMI painted with the final coat and the rest of the hupe hall being rushed by the street force. is an awful big SO by OR feet on the dunce floor and a great dud more if we include the halls and stage and these said Street Supt. Ralph Arrigo who has charge of preparations. Six Hostesses Saturday For the opening night six hostesses be on hand while three nv. n will be- there to see that things run Mnoothly. Each hostess local chosen thus far has had ex- Battle For Beleaguered SMALL INCREASE jGrowing In Intensity NOTED IN BOND Ii OF mm KERS' AFL Adds Protest Against The Little Steel Wage Formula American Flint Wires Washing- ton On Right Of Soldiers To Cast Plant Ballot Harry H. Cook. President of A. F. I... American Flint Glass Workers today wired the- National La- bor Relations Board in D. C.. to protest against the refusal of the Regional NI.RB to permit iho GOO employees of the Corning Glas.-. Works. Charleroi to vote in j the consent election between the AFL Union and the CIO. Federation of i Glass. Ceramic and Silica Sand Work- i is Uniim. to he held at the plant on Monday. February 21st. The question of the right of the I K-b. An Federation of Labor adding to labor protests j the Little Steel -wage j today blamed wartime on the failure of tV stabilia.tion Tho stiitt-meiu wa- made by Philip p editor uf t.-e- AFL Now- Serv- ice. Coincident with a report from Secro-tary of Labor Fi-anc-es Perkins 'that there were strikes last an increase of 25 per cent over i 19-1'J. The number of worker involv- ed more than twice thai for the- year figure for of strike- idleness was more than three times a5 great. Miss Porkir..-' report showed that strike idleness amounted to .14 per cent of th-e available working time year exclusive of the four soldiers to vote arose at a meeting- coal compared with .03 per at the Sixth Regional Headquarters of the XLRB held in Pittsburgh terday to arrange plans for the elec- tion. Mr. Cook asserted that W. T. Lew- i--. for the CIO protesT- L.l the XLRB giving permis- sion for the balloting by soldiers. The in .32 in 1941. .10 in 1940 and .25 in 1939. PL-r.rl backed up r is denunciation of the stabilization program by citing- -re AFL-CrO report which d-e- To Pact- 3. perience with either in Girl Scout work or juvenile entertainment and direction. have been very particular in selecting hostesses and super- visors for this place because we do want it to be the best and the most wholesome place a young person can possibly come de- clared Chuiiniun R. K. Peterson of the Building committee. Parents CUM stop in on Saturday night and see young doing. Dancing To Only Dancing at all be restricted to the from 13 years of age to 20. This rule will be no ifs or There will be a juke box on hand for the opening. Iwo having been of- fered this s.iid Arrigo. There will be NO charge for operating the juke box nt any time. Some surprises for the opening night are in the making. Today both Rieclc-McJunkin Dairy and Calistri Ice Cnam Company installing electric refrigerator for sale of ice pop and milk drinks. I t'sc Side Staircase j All persons using the Auditorium i must go there by way of the outside 1 Slic'1 stairway which leads to the third i Scully. floor from the south side of the build- ing off Fallowficld avenue. This stair is located between the City Hall and To I'nKC AFL protested vig- orously that the Corning employees in service had .1 in the coming election and .vhould not be deprived of the right to cast The protest was in vain for XLRB Regional officers decided that only soldiers who could be present on elec- tion day would be permitted to vote. Pri.-idti.i. Ciink ..i.d vitl...-r AFL having- no alterna- te temporarily accepted the ruling ur.dcv protest. In nief.-age to Dr. Harry A. Chairman of the XLRB in Washington. Mr. Cook Representatives of the Federation oj Ceramic and Silica Sand Work- i Union. objected and the Tn rape fl Column 3. MAY HIRE WOMEN AS TRAFFIC DIRECTORS PITTSBURGH. Feb. Sa-fety Director George E. A. F.irley said today lie seriously con- hiring 'Aoymn Air traffic patrol to iciievo a manpower shortage- in the Police Fairloy iv sioytly may make recommcnd-ation to Mayor ANOTHER SOLDIER VOTE FIGHT LOOMS IN SENATE TODAY WASHINGTON'. Feb. Another soldier vote fight loomed in the Sen.itp tndny of the state ballot plan maneuvered to dom- inate the pending House-Senate con- fen nee to nrevent any compromise pL-rmittinp- a Federal ballot. The pro.-pect of new fireworks be- came evident when Sen. Kenneth Mc- Kellar. D.. a state ballot advo- catL. said he would contest any at- tmipt to select the Senate conferees principnlly from administration-backed Federal approved by the Senate but rejected by the House. Three of the five House conferees 10 BE HELD FEB. 21 Date Agreed Upon Yesterday In Offices Of NLRB At Will Decide Bargaining Agent For Most Workers W ALLIED SALE YESTERDAY flTTACK Total For Charleroi Area Is Now Much More Needed Red Armies Crumble German De- fense Lines Within Few Miles Of Southern Mining- Center Of Krivoi Hog' BOMBERS PLASTERING INVASION COAST AREA I VOTING HOURS FROM 5 A.M. TO 7 ANNOUNCED A small only salt- of in the Fourth War Loan cam- paign was no-ted yesterday in rhr Charleroi arc-a. The total s-ales to-day an increase o-f only over the last report. 1 Several Large Bombers Raid Is- Nearest Base To Pearl Harbor 7 aided A i a meeting of management. CIO and AFL at the Xational Labor Relations Board offices in Pittsburgh February 21 was desig- nated for the election at Charle- roi plant of the Corning- Glass Works between the Federation of Ceramic and Silica Work- of America and the American Flint Glass Workers Union of North America Hours for the election will be from 5 a. in. to 7 p. ni- on the approved date. All workers will be allowed time off from his duties to vote. The ballot will be secret and under direction of the field repre- sentative of the XLRB. The directive for this selection was issued by the XLRB at Washington a few days ago. It covers all employes of the plant excepting clerks. foremen and military police. The regional director of XTLRB heard the representatives of the rival unions at his offices in Pitts- burgh yesterday and designated the date. BRITISH GROUND TROOPS FIGHTING WITH PARTISANS UNITED PRESS American heavy bombe'rs Sales must be cc-eele rated this week Wake nearest bast- to if the local quota of is to be j Pearl last night for the in 10 the official Japan- ese News Agency Dmnei said today. Eighteen ''large prob- ably four-engined made the latest but failed to inflict any damage or Uomei reported from a ''Japanese base in the Central as on-lu five more re-main until officially set date for t-he clo-e of the campaign. That in and paid must be repented in five days. The t of sales by types bonds. 2.297 sales' for and bonds of all other types for The Unired listenillg ost in Many bonds ordered past three j Xen. York recorded the dispatch. A Treeks of the campaign have not yet I by TJ. s. Government moni- beer. lifted by the prospective pur- tore. T'hp numher of narti0iDat. civasers and x'r.e committee urges that this be done at in order that no tors gave the number of participat g bombers at rather than 18. delav mav be occasioned in meeting j said anti- the nuo-ta here. fil'e summarily repulsed the I Also sales people are -to re- port their sales novi so that all paid for may be counted. Witrs- in-dividual purchas-es of and subscrib- I raiders. r Four-engined Xavy fly- ing-boat version of the land-based raided_VVake the nights of Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 4-5 without loss. tions of S4.004.339 the g-vand I wake lies mijes southeast of total for the Fourth TVar Loan m i Midway Island and miles north Washing-ton County la--t night stood j of Kwajalein atoll in the Marshalls. at S6.679.402.50. County's quota captured last week by American in- is S10.192.056. Individual subscriptions by tricts vasion lorces. j Another Domei dispatch said that. Japanese naval air units sank au PLANS FOR HONOR ROLL ADVANCED IN FALLOWFiELD TWP. Plans for the Honor Roll to be erected nt the election at Gott- held's in Fnllowfield Town- were advanced at a meeting held Tuesday night nt the Consolidated School. Many propositions for rais- Siipt. Harvey J. Sco-H retried tivt 12fl 31lcn Harbor and is now -16 below normal'i men. Tv-e Depei-tnior.t reported a .-hortaire of of the Join Forces For The First Operations Successful Monongahela Valley. 8.000-ton Allied transport in the In- 11. 057 subscribers. diali Ocean today off Chittagong near Panhandle'. stfb- i the Indian-Burmese border. To Pace In another the Domei agency said that Japanese detach- ments had cut off an Allied path of retreat from the Maungdaw sector of Western Burma and that other Jap- anese units were encircling the main enemy forces in the area east of the Mayu mountains from the north and south. In the Buithdaung- stctor. Japanese troops broke through Allied lines and Feb. are state's rights grouivd fighting on Jugoslav John E. Rar.kin. D.. Miss.. Karl M. territory for the first huve join- L-.compte. R.. la and Harris Ells- ed fopccs in oper- R.. Ore. Onlv Chairman Eu- 7T T gene Worlev. of the House on Hvar Isla7ld' Rk-L-tii.ns Committee and Rep. Her-1 of on the invasion route to Dal- NINE MEN KILLED AS PLANES CRASH Ind.. Feb. men were killed today when two Army planes collided in flight six miles north of here. One plane was a twin-motored training ship from George Field car- rying two men. the other carrying a crew of sevtn has not yet been iden- tified. Names were withheld pending notification of next of kin. trt C. L'orjur. D.. X. C.. aru ballot backers. ing money were it was de- cided to hold n card party at the Con- GERMANS ATTACKING BEACHHEAD IN FORCE WASHINGTON. Feb. Tho Germans are attackin-fi- tho Allied boac' In-iuu with abk' the to British an-d Amorican troops no-t to ibo Un-dersocretary of War Robert P. Patterson said today. Patterson snid Allies ha-d been forctti to piw a amoimi of soiidated bchool on Thursday evening. ground under the pressure of violent March to be sponsored by the attacks pace-d by larger numbers of Women's Clubs of the township. j tanks. President Thomas Kecfc _ _ n committee of three persons to ac-1 ccpt any donations. Anyone wishing to make n donation is asked to get in touch with Mrs. Lloyd Mrs. Normnn Brown or Mrs. Donald Car- son. A special meeting is to be held at the Consolidated School building next Monday evening at which time im- pol t business will be discussed. Anti-Willkie Republican Glob Granted Charter SPRINGFIELD. 111.. Feb. 10 state charter was granted today to the Anti-Willkic I Republican of Metropolis. j whose purpose is register our pro- j test with the Republican party that j ii shall not nominate Wendell Willkio a Partisan communique re- vealed today. Though the communique did not identify the British they were i believed ro be a small Commando To I'npe Seen This Morning CANNED FRUIT SUPPLY FOR CIVILIANS LESS WASHINGTON. Feb. The War Food Administration report- ed today that the supply of canned fruit available for civilian consump- tion this year will be 20 to 25 per cent less than a year ago because of a re- duced fruit a smaller carry over from last season and I civilian requirements. larjrer non- milk truck. too badly written o but finally by a for president at its l'M-1 i mailman. j I aitvico to 'teen agers on j Mail's sports page today the borough recreation center. MILLIONS SPENT ON RELIEF IN ITALY WASHINGTON. Feb. Ma.i. J. H. Hilldring. director of j civil afl'airs on the Army peneral I STRIKE AT LUDLUM STEEL ENDS TODAY BRACKF.NRIDGE. Feb. striking- employes in the poi- United ITALY Allif.i smash German iM .r.vii.-.uii btrao Rome and increase on enemy defenders of Rl'SSlA armies crumble- G-er- dtft-nsi- lini-s within eig'ht mil'es. of -outhern mining' c-ereter of Krivoi Rotr ir-. an advance that overruns 40 and oth-er Rus-sian armies in 'for kill on pocketed ctit-my forces. WESTERN of Bntish and Amenean- French invasion for rhird stvaijrhi day an-d Berlin i-e- ports big- air bautle over novth'era- Britis'S forces join Jugo- slav defending- H-var Island off coast. PACIFIC withdraw all wai'ships from Rabaul -as Allies destroy enemy probables in latest air Tokyof- reports new Allied air ait'tacks- on Wake Islar.d. Allied Feb. German armored attacks broke agr.dnst a ston-e Allied' front yesterday on -plains below it was disclosed tod-ayy as American in the Cassino sector battled WTIKI increasin-g- fury to through the andi re- lieve their 5ch Army eomrad-es on the.'l impei iled beachhead. United The for Cassxno- and tee leagnered-- Allied fcekw Rome reached new intensity today with the Germans attacking in waves1. all along the Ajizio-Xe'ttuno strip and stiffeni-n-g- rh-eir resistance ag-ains-t in-creas--sd Ameriojai around the mountain The beachhead still strictly on The held off six tank and in'faTvtry assaults and ag-e-d one cou nter-attac'-c of their own were pushing the agency j in the Cistemo. sector which said. Two Women Awarded Verdict In Rent Case Feb. Mrs. Margrai-et K. Budd. of Rostraver some It was a different story in i where the German lines continued to- i crum-ble in -the Dnieper especi- i ally on the lower reaches of the rvvea- i in Nikopol-Krivoi Rog area. The advancing Russians were within nines of Kriwi the and crushing Tvvr... Mrs. Edith R. R'.-odcs. lit. todi.-.v were awarded a i _ verdict for S140 in civil Europe unabated against Earl T. Andei-wn. adminis- i Allied tombaw taun- trator the estate of B. C. Ncwlon. at Jartified French _ mya- coast for the third day m bh-e The tried before Judge G. H. j McWherter. was for rent wake of attacks o-n due from Xewlon duritrg- time he lived in a house in which the plain- tiffs had an interest between Feb.. 1940 and Jan. 1942. To PJIRC INDIANA MAN KILLED WHEN STRUCK BY CAR INDIANA. Seventeen-year-old Clair E. of R. D. driver of an auto- mobile wvic'n struck and killed tviice Ray of last was held in the county jail to- I ishir.g department of tho Allegheny- Vice Ad. Raymond A. Spruantv and i further investigation. Ludlum Steel Corp. today ended their Rear Acim. Richmond K. Turner for i who hit bw car as he Recommend Promotion Of Two Naval Leaders Feb. President Roos-evelt nominated 21 millions for civilian relief in Italy and Sicily since last July when Sicily was invaded. 'Standing Room Not For Says Puzzled Bond-Buyer Monessen Starts On Recreational Project Extra Bond Purchasers Didn't Know It Was Name Of The Picture Coyle had better change the name of his War Bond premiere. It is Room and this title is causing no end ot confusion. Room is Seeking recreational for our boys and Monessen authorities today were planning n re- creation center for 'teen ngers of the i the name of the starring community following n general mo-t-i Paulette Goddnrd and Fred Mac- Murray. If you buy an extra bond you get two free tickets to this pre- miere or the State theatre's premiere which is showing Guy Named starring Spencer Tracy ing of townspeople. PERM AN ANT WAVES up. Ruth's Beauty Roscoe. Call California 7081. Trrne Dunne. Roth premieres he held on one Ken- i huary performance. p. m. If you purchase a spare bond you set a ticket entitling you to two i seats at either premiere. That brings us to the matter in hand. Yesterday a woman came to Ethel G- Davis. Rond Campaign sales at the Chamber of Com- merce otTice. She made her a right smart was handed her ticket. I like this. I buy a extra bond to see the show. What To See STATE walkout pending outcome of a meet- ing of company officials and repre- sentatives of the CIO United Steel- workers. i The strike started vesterdnv i cause of dissatisfaction with an nrbi- I trator's award. I promotions in rank. TV-e Pro-iden-t pro-posed elevation j of Spruan-ee. as commar.der the Central Pacific flei-t directed thv Marshall otwrMfirn-'-s which- for to Vice Admiral. wrii crossing1 the suffered a. fraouiitnl crushed chest and fractures of both legs and di-ed in- stantly. Night Turn Workers Again Appeal For Noise Abatement I rr i Police Chief Bege Will Give Full I have a just right to complain to the I Cooperation Night Spots Get Warnings THOUSANDS APPLY FOR MUSTERING OUT PAY PITTSBURGH. Feb. The Pittsburgh office of the Army Finance Department revealed today that approximately been received for pay since the recent legislation vidiriir compensation for jfl V H.I'F1KJI1. Col. Alfred N. in charge of the local office which is handling ftp- some neighborhoods at tract- A self-explanatory letter reached i able to radios and various causes. A Police Chief Peter Bege complaining j major of Charleroi's defense i against excessive day and night noises I arise between and 7 a. m. which vary from yelling which means they retire Another source of noise disturbs plications for the entire aaW at applications which were not ao inv.uu'.ied by the service man's oriect- nMe discharge are being re- Photo-talk- copies are not he said ho i Chief typical of manv cmie to i'is is this murder after school to juke boxes Consid ration for lUem grinding after midnight at the liquor J A note Chief Btge has promised immediate relief from this annoyance. Night turn workers are complain- ing of being disturbed during the day. They can't usual street noises BIG SUPER PARTT At Italian Hall. Corner Eighth St and Lookout every you oblige night-turn work- night. Something different. ers by asking parents to allow their children to play about the street-' with noisy etc. Many are bad onoujth but when unnecessary thpm children are in school nnd i. NOTAKT M. Culler 404-408 ;