Benton Harbor News Palladium in Benton-Harbor, Michigan 4 Dec 1943
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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Benton Harbor, Michigan
Raf blasts Leipzig Berlin bombed Agai weather forecast partly Cloudy and colder tonight and readings from Fri. Noo n to sat. Noon 12 n. .371 3 a. A. 3 p. M.41 j 6 a. M. 6 p. M.35 9 a. A. 12 m.33 12 a. .33 .39 .40 .43 Michigan s biggest buy for Reader and for advertiser std strike the associated from Benton Harbor mich., saturday december 4, 1943 10 pages four cents Back the boys with War final edition All around our town give 20 gals. Of blood local boy s charmed life yarn an old timer and other local tales Corty twin City women Are scheduled to go to Chicago next tuesday morning each to give a pint their blood to the red Cross blood Bank at no. 5 North Wabash Avenue. It s the fourth trip for some these donors. In All they la give a total 40 pint blood to the that will make life giving blood plasma that will be used perhaps All the global War fronts. Reduced to Gal Longe the combined blood do nors will contrib Ute five Gallons the precious mrs. Neuman fluid bringing their total up to around 20 Gallons in All. In charge this blood donor excursion is mrs. Ben Neuman. Mrs. Neuman resides with her husband and two children at 202 Urbandale Avenue. Or. Neuman is an employee the b. H. Malleable. Next tuesday is Pearl Harbor the Treacher Ous Jap attack this Island out Post and mrs. Neuman says she selected this Date for the blood do nations because she did t know a better Way to celebrate this ill lated Date in american history. Not Only that but she says so Long As the War lasts she s going to continue to give her blood to the red Cross blood Bank. With next tues Day s donation she will have Given five pints blood to the cause four in Chicago and one at mercy Hospital Here. Three generations one family be aboard the blood Bank special when it leaves Here tues Day morning All blood they Are All from St. Joseph and Are mrs. Otto Kull her daughter mrs Arthur Arend and the latter s daughter miss Phyllis Arend. It s the first blood gift for the Mother and granddaughter but it s the fourth contribution for the grand Mother mrs. Kull. Listed to make the trip Are the mesdames Charles Clark Raymond Hartlerode Birdie Bowers Morris Strome Arthur Arend Otto Kull Ben Neuman Russell Rynearson John Ragan Herman Stark Wil Liam Bell George Bell Clarence Bush Dee Burgess Arthur Wooton Charles Hart John Navroth Sophie Rybaczyk Florence Preier. William Gunn John. Mclaughlin Walter Byron r. C. Glines William Ryan Martha Behnke Clarence Petersen John Harmon Lowell Williams Vera Mitten Delta Steele William big 3 ultimatum awaited West Michigan killer hunted please turn to Page six half dozen gifts put Good fellow fund up to the Good fellow fund had jumped Over the Mark today in its March toward this year s goal. The total was from it. Ray a. Wilder stationed at Astoria 111., came a Check for in the name his daughters Lillie ree and Susis Wilder. Other contributors crickets the Hearth the past presidents club d. U. V., the 20th Century club Clarence taxi and mrs a. W. Moore widow the former pub Lisher the news palladium. Contributions to Date ars Bob Beveridge .55.00 Friend. 5.00 Popcorn John. 5.00 Friend. 10.00 women the 5.00 mrs. P. A. Nieman. 5.00 . And mrs. C. D. Byers. 10.00 corel employees Benefit club Lieut. Col. Walter m. Bar Lett Pound note. 5.00 Bard kindergarten. 2.00 Louis l. Mietus King Midas lumber co.400.00 the news palladium 50.00 Veit Auto. Parts 25.00 Joan Landsman in memory her late Uncle Phil lands Man. 2.00 crickets the Hearth 5.00 past presidents club d. U. A 1.00 with Century club. 2.00 Clarence taxi mrs. E. W. Moore. 5.m Lillian ree and Susie Wilder 10.00 i will collect St. Joseph township taxes every tuesday at Peoples state Bank St. Joseph every thursday at fan Plain Gro Cery fal Plain until Jan. 9th. Susan Gobiel treas. A Rev. Wanted one full time grocery Man 48 hours Day week. A is p super Market v adv. Escaped Asylum inmate sought after slayings father grandmother found slain in grand rapids Home grand rapids dec. Western Michigan was the Alert today for apprehension a 26-year old former Asylum inmate wanted in connection with the fatal shoot Ings his father and 77-year-old grandmother. The search which had failed to reveal any Trace the Young Man at an Early hour was set in motion yesterday afternoon with the Dis covery the Wanton slayings Fred c. Wilbert. 57, and his Mother mrs. Minnie Wilbert. Albert Scheiern chief inspector detectives announced that Wilbert s son John whom he described As a former inmate the Kalamazoo state Hospital is wanted by police for investigation in connection with the killings. Description broadcast state police aided in the search and Young Wilbert s description was broadcast. Police said that he had disappeared from his Rooming House and had left no word with his land lady. The bodies the elder Wilbert and his Mother were found by 13 year old Dolores Wilbert daughter the slain Man when she came new Nursery school is thriving Here surrender demand May come today please turn to Page three boy Slayer sent to state school murder charge delayed until he s 15 picture Page 3 due to an error in Michigan juvenile procedure probate judge Malcolm Hatfield was this morning forced to ignore the fact that 14 year old Eugene Parritt had Mur dered Jesse Riggs november 28, and tried the youth instead an automobile banditry charge. After Young Parritt was sentenced to the boys vocational school Lan sing he was immediately taken there by county welfare agent Johnathan Stutzman and sheriff a. J. Hastings. He will be held there until prosecuting attorney Karl f. Zick can enter the Case officially after the youth reaches his 15th birthday. Psychiatrist reports in quoting the findings . Clyde Simson psychiatrist at the Kalamazoo children s Center where Parritt had been taken for examination the report made stated that Parritt was average intelligence and presented no history mental illness mental retardation. Or. Simson said this boy has a deep emotional problem. I believe Large crowd applauds school singers a Large crowd applauded an enthusiastic and Well trained cast _ singers last night at the Victory Home from school about 4 p. M the bodies Lay in pools blood the concert the Benton Harbor lie schools at the Benton Harbor High school in Honor former Stu dents and graduates the local schools in the armed. Forces. Mrs. Reba c. Grosse noted for producing Many Gay and colourful operettas and sings in the past lived up to her reputation. Lois Forburger was the accompanist for the concert. Assisting mrs. Grosse were Karl w. Schlabach who directed the orchestra in dance the hours from la Gio Carida by Pon Chielli miss Marie Bredahl the new music director at Junior High whose glee clubs opened the program with an impressive rendition America the and Sang peasants dancing aha accompanied by Margot Courtright. Grade school tots please mrs. Helyn Wooley s first Grad ers from Sterne Brunson school won the hearts All with their caissons go rolling i pledge allegiance to the their delightful Little band instruments being Sticks cymbals Bird whistles and toy and especially their broadcasts Christmas greetings to uncles cousins and Brothers overseas. Highlighting the program was the very popular cantata in modern style Ballad for americans by Latouche and Robinson in which Robert Morris Well known local Tenor appeared As soloist singing with great Fervour the Story the Dachel Carter men choose Al vote 228 to 176 against Cio Union shipbuilding corp., who have kept ships for War sliding Down the ways with surprising regularity yesterday Berlin cowers reds slash under air blow blast Leipzig line Raf continues Aerial attack nazi Homeland by Robert Sturdevant London dec. Raf bomber command tricking the germans with a Well timed shift targets sent Mosquito roaring Over scorched Berlin and heavy bombers at the nazi capital last night then struck with devastating Victory concert wins audience birth ment our nation through wars its develop depressions and victories. In the chorus were 75 singers and in the orchestra 30 musicians. The singing these groups was Beautiful and impress drinking their morning milk and piling solid the red wooden slide at the Benton Harbor Nursery school for children working mothers Are two the favorite occupations the Small Fry. Among the children below school age who participate in the play there Are skip Swedenberg Frank Maren to Leonard Lull Bobbie Gilson Harold new Barbara Jean Rea Gan Audrey Miller Freddie Frank Ann Chambers Jimmy Flynn sue new Gene Smith Mcnaughton Dick Malott Rosalie Gaglia Flo Mary Cole Butch Mammina and Carl Johnson. Care provided Little folks Grade school glee clubs 601 Burden working mothers eased Benton Harbor s Nursery school for children working mothers a project backed by a Federal Grant from the Lanham fund is a thriving activity in its new quarters at the old manual training building beside Central school. The entire second floor is devoted to the children with a Large fresh clean playroom warm and i Well equipped sleeping quarters the contributing factors to the expression this problem have and 60 girls from the 5th and 6th grades from the entire red blankets a reception room a dining room and a modern Kitchen. Staff four a staff four keeps the Nursery in operation headed by mrs. Mary Atwood with the assistance mrs. Frances Harris and mrs. Rose Swanson in charge the play room and mrs. Maude Toland As Cook. The project has grown from temporary quarters at the Morton Hill school this past summer to a full fledged recreation Center for children not Only pre school age Grade school children. The Day s activities for the Little folks net in school included milk at 10 clock in the morning and an outdoor walk in Nice weather lunch at noon Nap from 1 to 3 clock in the afternoon and please turn to Page turn to Page nation faces Coal crisis because Washington dec. 4 a Interior Secretary Ickes has told Congress that the country faces a fuel crisis unparalleled in its history As a result the loss tons Coal production through miners strikes. He made this statement it was Learned today in asking for a special supplemental appropriation to carry out a plan allocating available Coal supplies this Winter. The Senate subcommittee deficiency appropriations approved the amount District allocation offices would be set up in 65 cities under Ickes plan. In a letter to the subcommittee Ickes office said the latest series strikes in late october and Early november Cut Coal production tons top a tons during earlier stoppages growing out the contract dispute Between John l. Lewis United mine workers and operators. This presents a fuel crisis unparalleled in the. History the the letter said. This further loss at this time year necessitates an almost thoroughgoing allocation Coal. Allocation will involve such diversions Coal As May be necessary to meet the most critical needs. Critical needs can be met Only by such diversions and allocations and the thorough understanding by Consumers the need for every possible turn to Page three will collect Sod is twp. Taxes sat from 1 to 4 p. M. Sodus fruit Exchange at Home the rest time. John a. Stomp Sodus twp. Treas. Dinner at tie pc enl. Chicken 87c. Fish dinner 75c. Adv. Monday dec. 8. 220 e. Main. No Shore thurs club. I voted to continue under the closed shop agreement the american federation labor. Balloting was conducted under direction Howard w. Kleeb the National labor relations Board. Four Hundred and ninety were Eligi ble to vote and there were 432 votes cast the ballot provided for association with the Cio continuation with the Al a vote for neither. The results As certified by . Kleeb were shipbuilders Union local no. 208, affiliated with the United brotherhood carpenters joiners America Industrial Union Marine shipbuilding workers America Cio .116 neither Union 10 some the 490 workers eligible to vote Are in the armed service and therefore their ballots did not appear. The vote was taken following the Cio s petition to the National labor relations Board for an election to determine whether not the employees wished to be represented by a Cio affiliate the Al affiliate. For several months difference in opinion in the matter settled by Friday s voting has been an. Issue with workers at the local shipbuilding Plant. Present at the election was John r. Kelley special representative the Al affiliate whose Headquarters Are at Indianapolis. Effect at the great German trading and railway Center Leipzig where tons explosives were the deception Drew off the great majority German night fighters Rose once More to give Battle when a part blockbusting squad Rons headed for the expiring Cap ital. Just As the main attack seemed about to break Over Berlin the major armadas streaked South i Ward 90 Miles and hit Leipzig from where the nazis have been trying to Succour the capital with food and bombers lost the air ministry which first announced that 24 bombers were mis night attack later corrected the figure to 23, As Corn previous night s losses 41 in the attack Berlin. First reports indicate the bomb ing was concentrated and the bulletin said. Reports from Berlin through Neutral countries said that three Berlin s biggest bakeries had been destroyed in thursday night s As Sault and that bread now was com ing in from Leipzig and Magdeburg. Berlin s Funk aus broadcasting situated in the far West end the City was hit a swedish Dis Patch said and an eyewitness reaching Stockholm reported there was hardly anything left the Borough Charlottenburg also in the West end. Heart capital razed the Eye witness said the once thriving Square Alexande Platz in the heart the capital had Heen virtually destroyed in the deluge High explosives. The steady raids have Cut five out the average Berliner s Day it was said. Most Are Home now London. Dec. Army troops sloshing Forward through knee deep Snow and mud. Were Clos ing in from two directions today Shlobin important German held rail and communications Hub at the juncture the Gomel Minsk and Leningrad Odessa railways in White Russia. Far to the South other Sovie forces plunged deeper into German lines West their Dnieper River Bridgehead below Kremenchug. And hurled Back fierce counter attacks aimed at the up River soviet positions in the Cherkass area a rus Sian communique said. There was no mention in the so Viet bulletin regarding developments in the Kiev bulge where the Ger mans sit astride newly recaptured Zhitomi and Korostek the Len Ingrad Odessa line but Berlin broadcasts said there had been no clash major importance in that rain soaked area for the past 30 by 5 p. M. Previously. Compared factories to 10 p. M. And offices Are functioning from 7 a. M. Through 2 3 p. M. The badly affected transportation please turn to Page six Mother exonerated in child s death Palm sized baby girl still clings to life new York dec. Swathed in a Fluffy crib absorb ent Cotton and waving her one Inch arms a baby girl so tiny it could be held in the Palm an adult s hand held her own today in her bid for life. It. Clemens dec. Mrs. Margaret Marshall has been completely exonerated in tha death her 16-month-old daughter Eleanor prosecutor William f. Held Macomb county announced late Friday. Held said an autopsy report showed that a slap administered by the Mother in what she said was an Effort to quiet the child could not have caused tha cerebral Hemor rage which Little Eleanor died. The autopsy report he asserted. Hours. 100 towns taken Gen. Constantine Rokos Sovsky s White Clad troops were reported raising havoc with the German rail Way network Northwest Gomel drive Rome gathers Speed fifth army Breaks main defense line by Noland Norgaard Allied Headquarters Al Giers dec. 4 it. Gen. Mark w. Clark s fifth army has smashed a wedge into German defences after the heaviest artillery and Aerial bombardment the italian Campaign had pulverized Many Strong Points and has driven ahead two Miles along the via Catilina toward Rome Headquarters announced to Day. The Algiers radio reported the fifth army had taken the import ant town Ca Lantto about seven Miles Southwest Mignano the Adriatic front the British eighth army knifing ahead toward the Back door to Rome approached the outskirts san Vito. 16 Miles below the port Pescara and also swept up the towns Lanciano. Treglio Orsogna and Casoli All in Inland country beyond the Sangro Ridge. Orsogna in farthest Point Advance Inland is about eight Miles beyond the san invasion Western Europe is believed to be imminent bulletin by associated press president Ismet Inonu Turkey accompanied by for eign minister Numan Menc Oglu and marshal Fenu Carniak the turkish army left to Day for a conference with prime. Minister Churchill and presi Dent Roosevelt at either Tabrah Cairo the Berlin radio said. The nazi broadcast credited turkish political circles at Istanbul for the report. Washington dec. Action to shorten the War by weeks months and probably a dramatic ultimatum to the German people to throw off fascism and surrender else face destruction Are the explosive results expected from the conference president Roosevelt prime minister Churchill and mar. Shal Stalin. This was Washington s reaction to the Moscow radio announcement that the big three had completed their extraordinary sessions at Teheran and that a statement would be issued later perhaps today out lining the military and political visions reached. Probably no pronouncement 6 intense and world wide for to the extent that interest it and the army communique said More this Rar hasten awaited with such than 100 populated places were Over run in Friday s steady Advance. Key Points taken in this two pronged drive aimed at enveloping Shlobin were Sver Jen and Dovsky to the North and Solt Novka and Taraya Rudnyai to the Southwest. The latter town is Only nine Miles from Zhilo bin. Dovsky is a Junction the Gomel mogilev and Rogacheva to slave rail ways 18 Miles Northeast Roga Chev. Shadows action the fighting fronts and in the Battle nerve it May furnish Clear clues to the time and nature the might blows now in preparation again the fortress Europe. Hint new russian offensive a hint that even greater Offen. Sives the russian front Itsell May be in store came from chair Man Connally a Tex Thi Senate foreign relations committee who said in a. Radio address thurst Day night that As a1 result the big three meeting the armies Russia will be strengthened and her Campaign will be buttressed and beyond a doubt however one Fol the major topics discussion was the projected Anglo american in Vasion Western Europe which the russians have been urging Al most from the Day that states was precipitated into Waif two years ago next tuesday. J those most familiar with the russian argument As already presented to Allied statesmen and itary leaflets believe that Stalin and his military advisers stressed the necessity invasion As the Only Means forcing Victory at a reason ably Early Date. On the other hand the Anglo american position has been and probably was at Teheran that any attempt to open a second front would be suicidal without fully Ade quate preparation. This preparation must include the massing to throw the child which by All medical checked with the Mother s Story rules the past should have been the baby s fall from a High chair dead when it was Horn three two weeks ago. Months too soon at the Shore Road Hospital in Brooklyn last Satur Day was making fractional gains in weight As she Lay in the incubator. She weighed Only one Pound 10% ounces at birth. The Little girl Mary Ann was delivered by . Lewis Kaplan to mrs. Ann 39, Brook Lyn. Gro. British and american troops the fifth army launched their full scale offensive Mountain positions guarding both sides the via Catilina. A main Road to Rome thursday night it was disclosed. The assault aimed in the direction please turn to Page three Auto and two trains hit three killed 25 injured across the Channel and the bombing German and Industrial Supply and transportation centers into a state paralysis. I Berlin bombing a starter the Aerial onslaught against Berlin already has aroused Specula Ion that direct preparation for int however this kind rear area Vasion May be underway. When the time to drive across the Channel actually is at hand softening up must be followed 03 concentrated Aerial bombardment the potential invasion coasts France and Belgium an operation which has not yet started. One phase the second front preparation the formation joint British american staff to direct it is in Progress and Many to formed persons Here expect thai general George c. Marshall reportedly chosen to head the staff As Allied global commander wll go directly from the Middle East Massilon . Dec. Crowded Pennsylvania passenger train speaking from Chicago to Pittsburgh smashed an automobile fat crossing near Here last now German night killing three persons and then was rammed in the rear by Aneth Stockholm dec. 4 a -Ger-1 passenger train in a wreck which Many s newest weapon against a injured 25 persons and derailed two coaches. The victims were identified tentatively by Highway patrol officers As Franklin l. Ralston 52, near Kilbuck o., Driver the Automo. Bile his wife 50, and miss Jean e. Fiber 61, Portage lakes The injured none Hurt critically were taken to hospitals Here. Patrol Corporal h. C. Glover said that alter the first Section Perm seaborne invasion the continent is a burnable Bea correspondent gun the the Berlin Stockholm newspaper Dagens Nyseter reported today. The gun is so called he said be. Cause it fires shells extraordinary explosive Force which hum Over the water like a Bee. The shells were de scribed As a sort super surf Ace Sylvania s Liberty limited struck Ralston s automobile the Engineer John de venny 65, Bellevue pa., sent his flagman out to guard the rear the train. The fireman r s. Smith Wellsville o., suffered cracked ribs in the sudden the second Section the Liberty limited was unable to Glover added and smashed into the rear the first train telescoping its engine five feet into the last sleeping car the first the two rear coaches were tale scoped together witnesses reported and were derailed. Of news palladium. Sept. 24- 43, at news palladium office please turn to fire hits grand ledge Plant grand ledge mich., dec. 4 undetermined origin swept the grand ledge Turing co. Early today destroying Iti buildings and causing Damp age. Arnold Renner chief the Michigan state police f ire division estimated. Company facilities were 95 pm cent engaged in War work. 7 no one was injured in the flit which apparently started in Rubb talc in a Frame building the main Brick Structure. Both Lansing Portland depth timbre tent
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