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   Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1944, Charleroi, Pennsylvania                               Good Evening The really best dinners are made up of the things the doctor told you not to eat. THE CHARLEROI MAIL ESTABLISHED JUNE FIFTH. NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Cloudy with moderate tempe ture tonight and siortal light rain VOLUME 133 WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 8. 1944 FOUR 01 ROOSEVELT WINNER IN FOURTH TERM ELECTIOI WASHINGTON COUNTY VOTE IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Justice Howard Hughes Alone Breaks Popular Trend Of Vot- Latest Recapitulation Of County's Precincts Shows STRENGTH OF GOP TICKET IS IMPROVED Vanquishing- all the Democratic party made a clean sweep in Washington County yesterday in the presidential reports from all of 'the county's 185 precincts .showed this afternoon. The final unofficial count shows that President Roosevelt carried the coun- ty by a plurality of The county's favorite judicial Justice Howard W. Hughes was de- feated by a plurality bis Democratic Charles Alvin Jones votes to for Hughes. In 86 which comprise the Second Legislative incumb- ents W. J. Lane and Russell both defeated Republi- cans Alden Shannon and Jack Ellen- about two to one. The final PRESIDENT Roosevelt Dewey U. S. SENATOR Davis STATE SUPREME COURT Jones Hughes CONGRESS Morgan Koedel STATE TREASURER Hlack ..............................................39.586 Baird SUPREME COURT Ross ..............................................40.589 Rhodes ..........................................38.384 James Graff .............................................24.343 AUDITOR GENERAL Wagner .....................................i.....40.395 Walkins ........................................25.432 GENERAL ASSEMBLY Lane Reese .............................................20.872 Shannon Ellenberger ..................................1UOS ONE VOTE LEAD AT CROSSROADS Howard Hughes Carries First Precinct Of Fallowfield President Roosevelt had a one vote margin over Governor Thomas Dewey at the Fallow-field First final returns showed todi-y. Roosevelt gathered 253 Dewey 262. Justice Howard W. Hughes had a comfortable lead there over Dem- opponent Charles Alvin Jones of. 275 to 219 votes. For the Republican can- didate also showed a slight lead. Gilbert of receiv- ed 250 votes against 241 for Dr. Thorha's E. Morgan. Jack Charleroi's war hero candidate led the ticket at for General As- sembly. He received 263 Alden his running 233 while Democrats W. J. Lane had 245 and Russell Reese 233. ROOSEVELT FAVORED IN MONONGAHELA VOTE Monongahela vntfrs gave President Roosevelt a majority of 710 votes in the balloting 'total figures being president and Govcirnor Thomas E. THIRD ARMY IN NEW ATTACK IN EASTERN FRANCE Advances Mile As First Army Battles Hard At Vossenack By LOUIS F. KEEMLE United Press War Editor The United States Third Army opened a new attack between Metz ancl Nancy in Eastern France advancing up to a mile in the first few while in the Aachen area inside Germany the First Aumy went into the third day of a furious and inconclusive battle for the town of Vossenack. Eussian forces in Hungary ham- mered closer to besieged Budapest and landed on a -small island in the Danube river four miles below the as well as taking suburban on the east bank of also four miles from the city. The Allied Eighth Army in Italy advanced along the Adriatic to within four miles of Ravenna. In the American carrier air- craft smashed 440 Japanese planes and sank or damaged 30 enemy ships in attacks on the Manila area and Southern Luzon on Saturday and Sun- day. Gen. Douglas MacArthur's in- vasion forces on Leyte Island in the Central Philippines were engaged in battle with elements of four Japanese divisions. In Europe .elements of the 12th Corps went into action in the Metz- Nancy sector after an hour's ar- tillery capturing at least four vilages and making several cross- ings on the Seille a tributary of the Moselle. In the Aachen area on the south- western approaches to a German counter-attack drove the Americans out of the hamlet of Koni- midway between Vossen- ack and Schmidt. The Doughboys held firmly to high ground 500 yards to the To Column 1'lraxrt Mileage Form Now Replaces Tire Record With renewal of melons out of the procedure for renewing sup- plemental rations again becomes time- ly in view of the fact that there is a relationship between the two. Each time supplemental rations are renewed the stub from R534 ration renewal must ac- company the fpplication sent to the ration board. This stub is known as the Mileage Rationing Record and takes the place of the old Tire Inspec- tion Record. Delay in receiving supplemental ra- tions will be avoided by the applicant if. he or she will be sure that the ad- dress ihown on' the Mileage R_tion- ing Record is up to date and that the postal zone number is also indicated. Unofficial Vote In Charleroi I'RECINCT DEWEY CARRIES MARTIN DISTRICT Nov. Edward Martin's home com- munity at East Washington gave Gov. Thomas E. Dewey a substantial majority over President following the lead 'of its first citizen. Complete figures for the governor's community gave Duwc'y 866 votes and Roosevelt 213. There were 774 straight Republican ballots ancl 115 straight Democratic ballotp. Lt Col. W. A. Son Of Local VFW Builds Bases 1 3 I 6 Total K58 Franklin D. Thomas E. R..................... 32G WNITED STATES Frank J. Myers D............................. 228 Jnmes J. R........................... 372 JUDGE OF THE SUPREME Charles Alvin D..................... lO.I Howard W. R..................... REPRESENTATIVE IN Thomas E. D....................... 222 Gilbert E. R...................... 334 STATE Ramsey S. D........................... 222 Edgar W. R.................... 334 JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR F. Clair D................................. 241 213 328 Chester H. D....................... 215 198 305 317 Arthur H. R........................... 333 280 231 158 J. Frank R............................... 270 229 158 AUDITOR GENERAI___ G. Harold D....................... 2-40 211 317 341 G. Harold R....................... 322 279 235 1G4 REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL W. J. D..................................... 231 215 324 334 Russell E. D........................... 195 195 297 30C Alden W. R....................... 325 271 232 134 Jack R........................... 349 287 257 186 288 204 UIO 208 270 203 28-1 212 1U8 280 270 211 279 328 240 307 251 288 275 320 238 315 241 328 305 231 229 317 235 1972 102 Mh 435- no 315 173 282 203 324 151 318 148 327 307 1GO 149 338 145 320 305 149 179 -105- 370- Ui5- 402- 125- 407- 121- 408- 394- 122- 112- 411- 115- 1809 -1G30 -1557 -1820 -1283 -1805 -1291 -1851 -173G -1384 -1229 -1858 -12GO Vote In Charleroi Shows Majority For Democrats COUNTRY CLUBS OF COUNTY PLAN FOR COOPERATION Three-Club Meeting- Held To Per- fect Programs Arid Events For 1945 Anticipating an impetus in activi- ties next year and in' the post-war Washington County's three country clubs were represented by officials at a recent meeting held at Monongahela Valley Country when plans for close-knit cooperation and unification of programs and events were with optimistic pre- dictions for a record post-war reju- venation and membership. Washington and Mon Valley clubs sent officers and board members to the meeting and announc- c-cl today that their efforts had been most successful in working out mu- tual harmony and all-around coopera- tion. President Jack Clark and Dr. Ver- non Eagye represented To Piifce Official In Italy Writes Father Of Booby-Trapped Nazi J. D. 221 McKean junior vice commander of Arden Cal- vert Post No. and a Lee- Norse Company has his son's word for it that souvenir-pick- ing is a dangerous hobby G. I.'s lake in any war zone. Mr. Conwell'g son should know for he is Lt. Col. William A. who is with the Army Air Forte Engineer Command in and is in charge of 'an engineer battalion building ait- bases for tt Con well's home is in N. where his Margaret and their twin are awaiting his return when Hitler throws in his bat- tered toga. Colonel formerly of Pitts- has been overseas for many and his letter to his given only in part is significant. He thanked his father for assign- ing his membership in the where Dad is an wrote am proud to know that now I am a veteran in that further don't know how successful I miffct be in getting you a Nazi nag. When the Natia ROYS BUILD SHACK IN TREE IT CATCHES AFIRE The local fire department -was call- ed out last ih answer to a call from Box Third St. and Crest where 'they found a afire at The old built each year by the youngsters in one of the huge trees of the somehow caught and was completely destroyed. A similar alarm was sent in at about the same time last when the youngsters attempted 'to heat the shack they had with thei same results. Roosevelt Leads Race For Supreme Court Judge Close The Democrats carried Charleroi yesterday in the- general with Democratic candidate for presidetnt leading the ticket with votes over who se- cured The total vote cast here -was as first and 567. Howard Republican candi- date for Supreme received the largest Republican -votf in althoug-h he trailed The vote was Hughes 1630. For United States the vote was State Treasurer showed the follow- ing- 1291. Superi6r Court balloting 1229. For Auditor received 1858 against his op- 1260. The vote -for Assembly was closer with the two Democratic candidates however. It and 1403. Other candidates for U. S. State Superior Court and Auditor General on the Industrial Government and Prohibition tickc-ts received very small about a dozen at most. DUNLEVY BOROUGH FIRST REPORTING Dur.lcvy was the first river borough to report its returns last night and gave Roosevelt a nice majority over Dewey for Prt-sideirt. The vote showed a total of 138 bal- lots cast and was divided as President Roosevelt Dewey U. S. Myers Davis State Supreme Jonte Hugh- es Morgan JCoedel State Black Baird Superior Ross James Graff Auditor Gen- Wagner Gen- eral Lane Reese Shannon Ellenberger 23. PISH AND OXSTERS Served every day. Sam's Restaur- 528 McKean Avtnue. SUPER PARTY Every Wednesday evening- in the Slovak Seventh St. and McKean RADIO SHOW See them in Cooper and 'Wiliria Cowboy Clark and Company al Polish Third Nor. 9. Admission 2fc 45c. S o'clock p. m. BELLE VERNON IN DEMOCRATIC COLUMN Belle its returns in. WM in the Democratic the vote being two to one. For U. S. Supreme State Black. Biard. Superior Auditor Wat- 229. DONORA GOES ALONG WITH PRES. ROOSEVELT Of the approximately major- ity President Roosevelt will receive in Washington Donora hand- ed him voles. President Roose- velt polled votes and Governor Thomas E. Dewey 988. Seen This Morning shift. River. ced. BARBER SHOPS CLOSED All Day Armistice Day. Open Fri day evening until 9 o'clock. 130t6' GET YOUR PERMANENTS finger waves and sham- poos at SEVlLLA'S'BfcAUtY formerly Ann 468 Isabella North Charfefoi. Pliofte 4IZ-J. Operated by Sim peon son. Daily 9 to Saturdays 9 to 9. Evenings by appointment COUNCIL WILL ACCEPT SPEERS DREDGING CHECK Approve Officer For Regular Discuss Safety In Auditorium Charleroi council 1 a spi-'kil to ihc foue la-it and decided he should re- ceive from the rcxi'l-icion uniform regular puy. C'ouiuilinen John- .John James Charles Kogk-r Leo Schoener Robert Hoehl were with Wood ward. The un-aillied commof.on with Speers borough over pnymont of on Miiple Creek dreuging uas -ettleci with under of its check as a share in the cost. Public us-e of the boro since the inception the Teen Age approved at old rental n- fixed by but those who rent ii in the future must pay the borough for work expended by the street force in putting up and taking down the chairs. borough been getting about but the cost the hourly rate Thai is rt'hat went on in council last night so far as highlight- were con- cerned. But there were routine matters ancl complaints by too. The elec- tion night fever seemed to have every one initeod of the usual extended everything was over by Full houiV' on the nose. THE ROUTINE W. C. of McKean a property owner at 224 and 22G McKean lodged a complaint about traffic and light conditions which was placed in the hands of the Street Committee for adjustment. Herman 1216 Lookout described conditions in his residence vicinity the worst ave- nue in and declared th.t thei'e was litter and unfavorable the giueej.. for relief in view of the fact that his daughter had gone into the street to play and had been that there was a garbage situation and that conditions has reached such a pass that garbage waa being clumped there. .McGuire made the Schwartz that the matter be put in the hands of the Street Committee. hearing the Tax Col- lector's ordered commissions for month of October in tho amount of paid. The ambulance report was read and approved. an added item of tlie withholding totalling to lo Paite HOGHES CARRY SPEERS VOTE President Roo evelt today held a Alight edge in the balloting in Speers rating 175 votes of the 339 cast. Dewey was given 157 votes. For U. S. Dav- State Supreme Hughes Congres- gave Mor- gan 175 and 146. The State Treasurer's vote went 165 for and 153 for Baird. Ross and Rhodes gained the edge for Superior Court Ross get- ting 16D and Rhodes 1GS. James wa- given and Graff T35. Auditor General had 152. Lane and Ellenberger led the General Assembly Lane receiving Ellenberger 165. Reese got 145 and Shannon 140. TWILIGHT GIVES LEAD TO DEWEY returns were in early ancl y ve a lead to the Republican candi- dates. The vote Rooae U. S. State Supreme Jones Morgan State Treasur- Superior James Auditor Wag- General Assem- 55. CARD PARTY St. Jerome's Thursday ev- Nov. at 8 o'clock. Euchre. Admission 25c. BIG SUPER PARTY At Italian Corner Eighth St and Lookout every Thursday night Something different. CALL MRS. 8HEPARD Loved overseas want your photo. Wallet size dot. Ap- pointments 10 in. to p. tn- Nov. f6 last day to assure arrival in let- ters by 131 Democrats Mafu Gains In Both House HUGHES LEADS IN FIGHT FOR SUPREME COURT Roosevelt Leads In As Do Most Democratic Candidates President Wins Or Is 34 States With Total 0 Electoral Dewey In 14 States MANY GOVERNORSHIP 'CONTESTS UNDEC Nov. Prr-siclent Roosevelt '.ontiniifd to hold a narrow lead in the ti.il count a-- industrial Alle- gheny county offset rural gain- made by Gov. Thoma- E. Dewt-y in Tiies day's but the U- S. SIT.-IU- race even closer and contents for five statewide were nip mid- tuck. .In unofficial returns from 815ti of the ntate'v 8208 56 of G7 counties vote Roosevelt 979. Senator Rjp. Francis J. James J. R. The President piled up ..n early lead in where his plurality was a .-sharp drop from hi-- margin over Wendell in 1940. Allegheny County and Philadelphia gave Mr. Roosevelt a lead the latL'-U rural vote was unable to entirely overcome. Completed from the five-county anthiacite region gave Mr. Roosevelt a plurality. Although upwards of ser- vicemen's ballots were still to be counted weeks from polit- ical said any margin from that in Roosevelt's Throughout the pre dawn tallying Dewey continued to whittle Mr. Roo e Tit I'nKr H 2. GLARE LUCE WINNER IN CONGRESS FIGHT GREENWICH. Nov. Hoot'ne still t'.ie GOP'c glamour girl CongressAoman from the Fourth said today it was too bad about Margaret Con her Democratic then gloate 1 at her victory over New Deal ..nc the wasn't running .agatn.it Misa Mrs. Luce said in hei Mnoke-filled one-room rlers. was against the Deal up here i.ri.1 the Mrs. received and Miss Connors had The re elected coiner of countless political tiuips arrived at hc-r heaJ qu-.rter.-i at 1 A. today. HEAR FIRST PROTEST AGAINST FIFTH TERM Nov. after Gov. Thomas E. Dewey conceded his defeat the first protest against a fifth term for President Roosevelt was forwarded to Chairman Robert E. Hannegan of the Democratic National Committee by a four-time FDR supporter. The protest was sent by Charles L. promotion manager for radio station an ardent ad- mrier of Mr. Roosevelt. Andrews de- clared tlwt he would renege on an- other term because he believes 16 years in office is enough for any man even though he be a Democrat of un- impeachable character. Xt.v. i-lfcliiin of President fiiurlh trrm conceded tod Gov. Thomas K. Dewey as si mounting rt-lurns from a retrord also guarantees numerical control HouHt- and bolstered the I strength in the Senate. The count of the ballot in wartime election in 80 year.- and at 11 A. K I'nited Press tabulation fihowi following popular vote in t Roosevelt Dewey That rt-prenentt'-l about C6 the expected vote and if the age continues the local balljt m figure beyo expectations of -.I'most all p expcrt-i. The vote in 1940 J 221. The President had won or was in 34 st tes with a total of 407. Dewey had or was 1 in 14 states with a total elector of 124. The returns in mid day '351 House member-j had been t The breakdown Democrats 204 Republicans 145 American Labor Party T Progressive 1 Contests Undecided 84 At the 17 cane had been elected to the Senat breakdown _. 73 Republicans -1. Undecided contests 18. Der led in and RepublicahH in 19 Senate holdovers who did the polls tni.- Demoer Republicans Progressive 1. At A. M. 13 governo had been The breakdo Democrats 7 Re-publicans 6 Undecided contests 18. Den leading in 8 and Republicans in Democratic numerical supe in i he Senate was not in jeopa Tuesday's To Finer 3. V OIL RAIL YARDS ARE BOMBE Nov. 8 350 Flying Fortresses and Lib attacked the Leuna synthetic oi at Merseburg and rail yai Rheine -today in a renewal winter bombing campaign i Germany. More than 850 Mustang- and derbolt fightei'a escorted Pot and unusually numb'er in proportion to the the bomber but it was i that the Germans threw sor against u raiding fori the MiTseburg area last week. REPUBLICANS CONT STATE LEGISLATURE Nov. I Nearly complete repoi-ts fro civilian balloting- showed toda while failing to Pennsylvania for their preai candidate at the polls yesterd tained control of both branc the State Legislature. Gets Worm's Eye View Jap Light Tank On Guair North Charleroi Soldier Hai One Real Story To Tell Folks Back Home Pfc. John son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Washchy- 515 Fourth- street. North Ghar- will have at least one story to tell the folks when he gets back home. It is a worm's account of what the bottom of a Jap light tank looks like. T.'is one rolled almost half its length up a cocoa-nut palm tre-e Iwhind which Wasbxhyshak was taking cover. But luckily the tree and the tank had to back off. I rettteftibet a lot of o springs. It was so close was blowing- right ii And it was a hot spot for shak. A man lying right next was struck by one of the bulle the tank's machine gim. a member of til Regiment. 77th was at Barrigada on the island of when the tank sortie took plaei curred right in the middle of tl eat fight that bis oufit on thf now liberated island. Washchyshak first spotted 11 from his position Mw ft 1   

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