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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1944, Charleroi, PennsylvaniaR Good evening you can safely bet on a girl s wedding1 if she starts her married life with More Kitchen aprons than a Munging Robes. The Charleroi mail established june Nineteen Hundred the weather fair and warmer tonight. Tues thundershowers becoming cooler in the West portion late in the afternoon. Volume 1 Washington june 1944 four cents fifth army completes of tit t tit to tit to tit f _ Man shot to death in quarrel Over War italian clash at Bentleyville puts suspicion on two Marco father of two servicemen shot four times in Chest Early this morning Bentleyville guarded at Hospital bulletin Rocco of admitted fatally shooting his boarding Marco Early today in self defence after Furcini attacked him with a according to Deputy Coroner Kenneth Thompson. Dionne a de the admission to state troopers und county detectives upon Thompson stated. Home of local pastor robbed Over weekend is removed from Billfold in residence of Rev. Meade a. Rugh the invasion of Rome precipitated an argument in Bentle Yville today which in one Man being shot to death after he is believed to have attacked two others with a Hatchet. Marco go. Of Camp meet ing died instantly with four re Volver slugs thru his Chest after a Brawl in his Home. Two boarders in Che House. Aronne. 42. And Joseph Castel 23. Arc being held to answer fir the slaying. Aronne is in c Earle run m on Essen under state police suffering from a fractured right Cheek and Eye injuries. Castol Vetere is in Bentleyville jail with abdominal hurts. Both arc said to have been attacked by Furcini who wielded a Hatchet in the darkness of the cramped quarters Early today As a Climax of a hot argument Over the in Vasion of by american troops. Aftermath of the Hatchet attack four shots fired in the which snuffed out the life of the Eldr St Man. Police chief Williim Bruch was summoned following the attack and chief of county detectives so pcs later took charge of Tho in Quiry. It was indicated that charges i Ould be preferred after a Complete investigation. According to information at the hands of some drinking had preceded the slaying. The occurred about Midnight. The dead Man has two sons in the u. S. Annex forces and hid defended the position of Ameri can troops. Investigators declared the entire incident occurred in the pitch dark of the Dingy although the quarrel had been precipitated earlier. Chief of police William vet eran was in charge of the investigation chief of county detectives Steve Sepesy and troop ers Stainbrook and Shellogg. The latter officer guarding Aronne at the Hospital. Arrone ii to be held in connection with the shoot to a narc 2. County Republican meeting scheduled for next thursday county chairman Charles e. Croth cars has called a meeting of the re publican county committee for next thursday june at 8 o clock to elect a county chairman for the next two years. Chairman Cruthers has held the position for the past two years and his made no Public statement As to his plans As yet. Governor Edward of this has announced that he will at tend the committee meeting if at All possible and will be Abl Eto make n decision within n few Days. Justice Howard of first resident of the county to be named to an appellate court of Tho state and a candidate for a full term at the election next foil is expected to attend. Candidates of the party tit the fall election will be in attendance. Members of the county executive committee have been invited is quests. The Home of Rev. Meade a. 406 sixth was entered Early saturday morning and in Bills air views on anti pollution measures soon Toughio Ghent Riv ers Are included among Pittsburgh hearings june the Public will be Given a Chance to air views on the extent of anti pollution measures needed to clean up Western Pennsylvania streams at sanitary water Board hearings june 20-22 at Pittsburgh and it was announced today. Or. A. H. State health Secretary and chairman of the said the first three Public hearings will be held on this schedule at Allegheny county court Pitts june 20 at 10 a. A. Covering the Allegheny River from the Northern Boundary of Kittanning to removed from a Bill fold in the pocket j the Monongahela and Toughio Ghent 4 it n it i 4 n Vivi off of the minister s coat. Rev. Rugh reported to Charleroi police saturday afternoon that he had discovered the robbery earlier in the Day when he went to his which was hanging for the Money and discovered it missing. He believed that Entrance had been grained through a window on the first floor. The thief evidently left by the As it was found unlatched. Rev. Rugh stated to police that he had closed and locked the door at o clock Friday night and believed the Money to have been stolen Between that hour and c o clock saturday morning. The Money was in the following de one one Bill and five is Bills. The pastor stated that a checkup revealed that nothing else in the House was taken. However there was Evi Dence that All pockets in the coat had been searched. North of the Southern boundaries of Belle Vernon and West Newton re the Ohio River in Pennsyl and the tributaries of these four streams with exception of the Kiski Monitas and Beaver watersheds. June 20 at 2 p. A. Covering water Sheds of the Monongahela and Yough to Ghent Rivers South of Belle Vernon and West Newton. June 21 at 10 a. Watersheds in Pennsylvania of the Conemaugh and Beaver Rivers. The fourth scheduled for 10 a. M. At the Venango county court House. Will consider the Allegheny and its tributaries North of Kittanning and Pennsylvania streams draining into Lake Erie. The Board previously announced it would conduct a Public hearing at Bellefonte next wednesday to consider drainage of mine wastes into the streams. Pfc Keller patient in army Hospital at Atlantic City pfc. Henry 21j Shady ave. Is a patient at England general Hospital at Atlantic City. N. army medical department s first and largest rehabilitation and reconditioning facility for and wounded the Hospital is housed in five of the resort s most spacious Boardwalk hotels where a program is conducted to restore stricken fighting men to physical and mental health before returning to duty. Under the command of Robert c. M. This hos Pital starts the patient on remedial Eit irises As soon As physical Condi Tion and gradually the patient proceeds from Day to Day until he is undergoing a strenuous All Day physical and mental curricula. He is then ready to return to a sol Dur reconditioned in every a sol Dier of sound body and sound of mind. Pfc. Keller is the son of or. And mrs. Henry or. A few ago the family received word to the effect that he was expected to arrive in the United states shortly from the Mediterranean where he was wounded earlier in the fighting. District Man is named in official list of missing Washington. June the War department has announced names of 610 United states soldiers missing in including 50 from one from and one from n. Y. The casualties occurred in the Central Pacific. European. South Pacific and Southwest Pacific areas. Pennsylvanians missing in the european area sgt. Joseph t. 564 Conrad North Charleroi. Pope appears on St. Peter s Balcony after occupation by United press the London radio said Pope Pius appeared on the Balcony of is Peter s As crowds cheered and Allied troops marched through Rome. On the Balcony of Venice where Benito Mussolini once harangued the two Allied soldiers stood the broadcast said. The Charleroi mail starts 45th year of publication the Charleroi mail is today Cele Brating a birthday. Incorporated on june the local paper is today beginning its year of publication. Abdication of italian King expected today Naples. June 5 King Victor Emmanuel of Itzy was scheduled sign today certain of site believed to Transfer his Royal to Crown Price Humbert. All signs indicated that before Nightfall the King would have formally yielded his Royal As he Piombi Vej 12 10 do Falhen the allies occupied Rome. Victor Emmanuel prepared the documents at his closely guided Royl Viha this it leased a few hours before the ceremonial procedure was scheduled. A formal announcement of the King s action was not expected before his when Gen. Nelson Mac head of the Allied Liaison Mission to the Babuglio returns to Rome from the Royal Villa. The documents were understood to constitute the formal creation of a lieutenant Generady for in whom the King s Royal Powers would be thus constituting the Tir ement to Winch Victor Emmanuel committed himself. Allied troops push japs Back on two fronts get sugar for Home Canning the period for issuing sugar for Home Canning purposes began May 15 and will continue through july 9. Issuance during the first period 11 be limited to ten pounds per the order leads. Application for the first period be accompanied by spare stamp no. 37 from Book no. 4. The second period for issuing sugar for Home Canning will be from Mon july through october 31. 1944. Applications for the second Are to be accompanied by a statement to the use of the earlier allowance. Biak Island and Salween front news Buriles again raided United the japanese were pushed Back by Allied troops on two Pacific Battle fronts Biak Island in new Guinea and along the Salween front in Allied Eril forces continued the steady offensive on widespread enemy bases from and the Carolines to the Northern Kurile islands. American troops after breaking through fierce japanese resistance were moving steadily along Lokmer Ridge in the drive toward the important Lokmer on less thin 900 Miles South of the Philip Pines. Allied planes supported the ground operations and the were reported advancing slowly Over difficult terrain North of Bosanek and Vandorn. In fighting in chinese troops crossed the Saweli River in Western Yunnan province and drove within 12 Miles of the japanese Strong hold of Teg Hung on the old Burma Road. The chinese Cut them in japanese Supply lines North of ten Chung and were closing in for a direct attack on the already being assaulted by american planes. Bombers from the South Pacific carried the weight of the Aerial of to strike Beavy along the Northern new Guinea coast and on Truk in the which was hit twice in two Days. South Pacific liberators pounded Dublon Island in Truk atoll Friday with 36 Toni of bombs and shot Down at least 10 enemy fighter planes with out loss. On of her liberators from the Central Pacific again hit the big enemy base. Army Navy planes also combined in nest raids on the Kurile in Japan s Northern hitting Shufu he and Par a Ushiro. All the planes returned their Aleutian a ses from the attacks. Sweeps in Pursuit of fleeing nazis without stopping heavy bomber Rake invasion coast of France Infarct by vanguards push North of tiber River under orders to annihilate enemy germans Rush reinforcements germans seek to Stem Allied tide tabloid Washington daily raises Price Washington. June the tabloid Washington daily news today intros god its single copy Price from to three cents. The Home delivery a to was not changed. All Standard size Washington newspapers recently increased their single copy i from Thiee to five . House conferees to lowered tax june 5 conferees today agreed to accept a Senate rider to the debt limit Bill which would reduce tha tax trom 30 per cent to 20 per Lynnwood Man s car damaged in wreck last week Belle june h. Endres. Of Lynnwood. Belle ver r. D. Narrowly escaped serious injury last when his car crashed head on with in the latter s attempt to pass a car on Sampson hollow off route 4s. Or. Endres escaped with Only minor injuries of cuts and bruises. His car was almost the estimate of damage set at six Hundred Dol Lars. The Accident occurred last thursday night on or. Endres return from work. Over 13.000 tons of bombs crash on West Wall Iri four Days London. June up to american heavy bombers and fighters raked French invasion coast bombs and gunfire carrying Forward the bombardment Chat in four Days and nights rained More than tons of explosives across Germany s West Wall fortifications. The american Daylight blow Folio a de a night of almost activity across the English Channel Dur ing which swarms of the heaviest raiders by sted the same invasion marked area and ranged on into the Rhineland to drop their blockbusters on Cologne. Other British planes Laid mines in enemy Waters. Not a single plane was lost in night Long some 1250 u. S. Flying fortresses and accompanied by about 500 Thunderbolt and Mustang fight launched the Daji ight blow at the West Wall this their third attack on that shattered strip of coast in the past 24 hours and their sixth since the latest Chin of pre invasion bombing began Friday. U. S. St air Force Headquarters said the targets again were in Boulogne and Calais areas. Radio Paris said american bombers raided outskirts of Paris at mid Day. A steady Parade of other Allied warplanes shuttled across the Channel in Brilliant Sunshine this and other raiders picked up the offensive later in the although gathering Clouds blotted out the High flying formations. Britain s opposite the p. S de Calais area reverberated almost continually to the Thunder of bombs Landing on the West Wall 25 Miles away. The mighty Aerial barrage appeared to be. Swelling swiftly the Cresendo that Gen. A height d. Eisen Hower told american airmen he require accompany his armies into the continent. Beti Veen Friday noon and last night an is a nuked Allied planes dropped More than tons of Bomelia the invasion and its supporting Supply lines. United Italy fifth army completes occupation of first Axis held capital in Europe to be and sweeps on across tiber in Pursuit of germans fleeing in disorder toward new defense possibly 130 Miles North. Air up to 750 american bombers and fighters Rake French in Vasion coast with bombs and gunfire carrying Forward bombardment that ruined tons of bombs across Hitler s West Wall fortifications in four Days and nights. Red army troops will More than enemy soldiers in hand to hand Battles repulsing at tacks North and Northwest of Lasi in Eastern Romania. Bombers from Central and South Pacific Pound anese base of Truk in Carolines for two american troops push Forward toward Lokmer air drome on Northern dutch new Guinea coast. China chinese troops Saweli River in Western Yunnan prov Ince and drive within 12 Miles of Jap anese stronghold of ten Chung. Summer school classes Start june 5 and close aug ust 11. Secre comp to meter. Pre College courses in typing and shorthand. In books and supplies. Douglas business College. T county detectives raid upriver tavern Freda proprietor of hop Kins main West and two waitresses were arrested on charges of violations of the liquor Laws in a raid by county detectives Early sunday District attorney George t. Cummins reported. The three were arraigned before Justice of the Pence r. F. West. And All gave Bond for hearings tonight at 7 o clock. District attorney Cummins said the three arrested in the raid were charged with sales of liquor after be Gal closing Midnight and with sales to persons visibly in toxic need. Officers said numerous complaints had inc lived about the establishment and its operation. Return of Catfish to Yough River termed work detergent number of fishermen increases by Large catches reported daily you Are invited to the quota club Wellington june 5 p. M. To 7 p. M. Tickets cat fishing in the Toughio Ghent River has proved so popular that in some of Tho mining settlements it is considered a work deter enl. Returned to the Yough in greater numbers this Spring than in any comparative time within the last so years. Fishermen credit the con fluence flood dam for this sudden or of fishing pleasure and say the catches Are growing better. Most of the fish Are Small for but a Banning party reported several fish of from m to 22 inches in length Over sunday. Catches of 10 to 20 fish n any Are not at All unusual. Is provoking row1 on Tho part of a mining Man said. Of on coloured men arc going Fiji Iier one or two Days a week. It is Good All right but bad for our output Tho Yough River has been flowing steadily clearer and deeper during the past year. Reek Waters in the reservoirs beyond the mountains have help d keep the River steady and these Clear Mountain Waters make for Best Bie Oding conditions. Tho Catfish come Down the Yousrah in steady numbers for they Are n Mitra toy fish and not Content to the still Waters of the flood dam which is still far from capacity. Residents along the River run attest to the clarity of the Stream and unchanging stages. Is Best around lower ban below Smithton and the Halcyon Days of River fishing have at last re turned to that District at fut the presence of too Ninny Catfish has begun to give employers some head aches. Belle Vernon Man is War prisoner Washington. June Tho or today announce 04 previously reported mining in action Are now to be prisoners three of the men were from the Mediterranean Tho others from the european area. Pennsylva mans from the european area reported 1st Willi m c. 4u mar Ket Belle Vernon. S sgt. John f. 23 rear Prospect Milton. Ask clothing Fob italians be left at local Church a plea has again been made for clothing for italian Relief. An Agency has been opened at the Mother of sorrows Church on fallow Field Avenue where used clothing will Allied Juna 5 the fifth army completed the occupation of first Axis held a Pital in Europe to be and swept on without pause across the tiber River today in close Pursuit of German forces fleeing in disorder toward a new defense line possibly 150 Miles to the North. American tank and infantry Van guards already were streaming North of Rome under orders to annihilate the enemy armies when Allied head quarters announced the Triumph it liberation of the religious capital of the world in a special communique on the 271st Day of the italian Campaign. Of the fifth army occupied Rome on the night of june the communique said. Ele ments have passed through the City and across the tiber in some Hitler was reported by the official German news Agency dub to have ordered his forces to with draw Northwest of Rome to avoid drawing the ancient capital into the Battle the Clandestine radio Atlantic the germans were Rush ing three divisions from Southern France and two others from Northern Italy in an attempt to Stem the Allied Gen. Hark w. Com Mander of the fifth called the fall of Rome .1 Stone to Iti Iii to a narc c column two St pm Are launched. Now Kein g prepared for duty june Tho Ceitlin destruction await today wore born for combat following a double at the cramp shipbuilding co. The launching ceremonies Horred the Philadelphia police department and paid special tribute to do Octive George muh first member of the to die in action in this War. Give it for use of Tho Campaign will close Juno and it is hoped that All who have clothing to donate will take it to the lyceum of the Church by that Dato. The hours Are from 1 to i in the afternoon and c to 9 in the eve Ning. Bundles should not be lass than 50 nor More than 150 pounds in weight. If any family has loss than 50 pounds of clothing to two or More families inv join in Arran Contr bundle. Wearable clothes Are desired. No shoes or evening clothes will by accepted. The ladies altar Guild of the Yor Are invite a to the quota club Wellington to lotto. Tuesday. June 6th. 5 p. To 7 p. N. Tickets 657. Township boys meet in England in o by my and mrs. Joseph their Corporal Royd told of his Rappy reunion with John f. Neon. A two weeks furlough after comp Lolinia his Ooth Mission on april 20. John travelled so viral Miles to Corporal and since the boys had been close before entering the service they had interest ing to relate to each other. Both boys profited by the two Day Piir i d wifi s clerical in the ninth air plans to return the visit Al his poor Trinity. T sgt Nelson also spent two Church has chars re of the project heir. J sort. Glenn Whu j to n Tiiu i of the trn Nind forces in the my air Glenn -.ivichlc-. Or the it of his co i in he t eve had not aeon Olur for the past two years. Seen this morning div Duiff Maple Creek. I boy Tellmer three Little to in a do a own j typical american morn j in Sorne on tree lined Nichols Flower Shoppe 517 fallow Fri in ave phones 1730 17 u. All one Fri with not our nut nil four nerf Nii Kay Nichols former manners of Johnston tact

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