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Connellsville Daily Courier (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Connellsville, PennsylvaniaLast edition four cents the beef advertising medium an the Yough regi Ooi two Joo to lol. 42, to. 21. Tho Dally courier move meter 10. 1903. July 18. 1029 . Pa., saturday evening december i 1943. Eight pages. Twin fund Campaign officially closed goal exceeded a total of subscribed Iti 4ha National if ind Community Jund Campaign was re ported by cily chairman c. F. Donnelly at a uie eting of the executive committee of the Connelly Villa Community fund association thursday afternoon. She executive body was in ses Sion for making its monthly allot ments to agencies participating in the Community fund. Members expressed themselves As highly phased with the results of the Ciri Ujj and commended or. Don Nelly. A pointed out that he had received excellent assistance from Evary source anti especially com or ended 3ha Advance gift commit headed Fay 1. L. Horewitz. The goal or the twin drives wis oversubscription by will allow something for shrinkage it was pointed out and individuals who May want their Naties on Iba 1943 record of contributors Are that it is Ratill not Loo late to give at the Headquarters in the Cham bar of Commerce offices at brim Stond comic. Special on the part by Baltimore Ohio Railroad employees was Given by 2fir. Donnelly. Those workers subscribed More than the largest sum contributed in recent Yawara by the Railroad men. Sam satisfied teat the rail Road men properly approached and thoroughly acquainted with Tiv Wra rits of a Campaign May be railed upon to be a Strong Factor in Community said or. Donnelly. Also pointed out that an other of tvs City s major Indus Anchor Hocking Glass exceedingly Well among its employees. Payroll deduction plan was credited with a Large measure of Success of the drive it making tha giving of larger sums easier for tha individual. Carl w. Ptekek Seaman first class Carl w. Parker son of or. And mrs. Wil Liam Parker of Scott Riale Star route has returned to his ship after spending a Short leave with his parents. A graduate of Scott Dale High school in 1943, he was inducted into the Navy on May 20. He has a brother Earl j. Benson who is stationed with the Navy at my p315sqnier in germans classified 1-a Baltimore md., dec. George d. Hurley 46, merchant Marine officer no doubt would like to Ansu or the summons of his selective service Board but he would have a difficult time of it in his present position. Hurley Hilf been a prisoner of War in Germany for the past two years. Receiving no answers to questionnaires and notices mailed to the Man the Baltimore draft Board automatically classified him 1-a, subject to immediate auction into the armed forces. Lighter Side Evin on Tarawa g. 0. P. Senators think Roosevelt will be candidate so fool boards to reorganize monday night the biennial reorganization of boards of school directors to Pennsylvania it scheduled take pics monday. Two newly elects directors will assume duties monday night when Connellsville convenes. Regular session it sched lid for o clock and after transaction of old business the will adjourn sine die and the terms of Clyde b. Weight for Many years touted As dictator of the majority faction and James h Strawn will is at an end. Thi Board will thin read the certificates of of j. Ray mond Mestrezat and James c. Munson jr., who will enter upon their duties after which Din Corate will reorganize naming a president and vice president. There will be similar actions in Uther school districts the state school code fixing the first Mon Day december As the Date Lor the inauguration of the directors who had been elected at the no vember balloting. T. Vacation will end tuesday announcement was made by superintendent w. E. Tietbohl of the Dunbar township school District that vacation for the High school students would continue until tuesday morning. Two Busto Are out of commission and will not be ready until Monda night. It had planned school monday. To arrested in Detroit for local robbery dec. Elmer Fuber 35, of Uniontown was arrested in Detroit mich., today Al Ter a search of several months on five seven Wells for 1000 person top eclat to Tho courier. Uniontown dec. T Only five bathtubs in nearly Sqq families at Keisterville and the source of drinking water to Sev j he s got to be their candidate by William s. Neal i. N. S. Staft correspondent. Washington dec publican senators generally be Lieve today that president Roose velt will be nominated for a fourth term despite some predictions that he will step out a of the race if Germany is Defeated with in the next six months. Senator Willis ind., raised the possibility however that i. Roosevelt May resign before his present term is Over to head a world league to keep peace first in Europe and then in the world. I think that whether or. Roosevelt is a candidate depends wholly on events in the nest six said Willis. If the War in Europe is i think it will be Over by am inclined to think he will not be but will give his time to heading a world organization for establish ment of peace first in Europe. I think he might resign before he ends his term to head a world organization. I believe he is ambitious to do this and it might be a Way out. On the other hand party leaders will insist that he accept the senator Nye n. D., said or. Roosevelt cannot escape be Iii the demo i Atic candidate for a fourth term. Iacre s a Light eff Side to most events e in such bloody Battles As the one waged by u. S. Marines fort Araw i Island. This Leatherneck found a hungry thirsty Kitten that Cucaj cd somehow with its nine lives and is pictured sharing his water Vith it in the Shade of wrecked tank. U. S. M. C. Photo. International sound photo deferment be granted workers in Well have created a situation which has brought a flood of com plaints. The difficulty was taken War or no War said Nye. He would be put in the Hight of run Ning away from the up with Public serv ice i ties if he refused. And the War Mission months ago and won t be Over. Furthermore. Or. Ago today two Well known residents of Coke demanded action from county officials. Ben Polando and Martin Tram protested the delay As they visited county officials. A Reservoir the water of which unlit for Kitchen use provides a portion of the Supply but virtually All of the persons in Keister Ville tax the capacity of the Wells located along a High. A for drinking and cooking with the exception of the Homes where bathtubs have been stalled the workers their wives and their children Wash tubs for bathing purposes Accord ing to the complaints. Water is carried in buckets from lie Wells As far As a Block or More Distant when the Supply of water m the natural Wells is Low the health of the Community is said to be threatened. Virtually All the residents of the settlement own their own Homes. Few of the dwellings Are equipped ment. Water distance from a Reservoir away hrs been piped to various Horats to be used Only for washing purposes. Regardless of the weath reach family makes three or four trips daily to the Wells. The menalled water company is being asked to provide a sufficient water Supply for the town the residents of which for t in most part Are employed at other plants. Lare Blank Check will held forgery by International news Sci vice Pittsburgh dec. Blank Check Lare will was classed As a forgery Toda on a decision by judge James Al Ilhom land of orphans court. The will typed on the Lack a Check was offered in a rebate Roosevelt has killed Oft every other potential candidate of presidential stature in the senator Bridges n. H., said he has been going on the theory that. Or. Roosevelt will be the democratic candidate if he thinks he can i Don t think or. Roosevelt will be a candidate if he thinks he will be beaten but on the other hand Many people have fooled themselves into thinking they can we when they observed senator Taft Ohio. Of course or. Roosevelt will be the democratic said senator Thomas Idaho. Furthermore he will be overwhelmingly Defeated. The peo ple Are sick and tired of the new or. J. Goldblum Given discharge from armed forces or. James h. Goldblum for Merly of the Breakneck Road has been Given a medical discharge t rom uie armed forces alter Nav ing served with the dental corps in the a s. Air forces. Or. Goldblum had been sat toned at rapid City s. D., and Mountain Home Idaho before lie was Given fits release from military service at Bushnell Gen eral Hospital at Brigham Utah. Or. Goldblum who had been located in Connersville plans to return to his local practice in the near future. Three changes in personnel at Hospital hero miss Idna j. Cope super intend Cou , have t e state hos i Pital a ounces three changes in Cen mus acted to request the Mcl he h ital halt Dor Ermont or All men on operating managers of Del government seized Coal mines b d in mine opera sons and to Appeal if local selective set vice boards deny deferments according to a news dispatch from Washington. C. J. Potter Deputy Coal mines administrator sent out the m St auctions which said that continued maximum production of Coal for the elective prosecution of the War makes it necessary Lor All mine workers to stay at their jobs and produce even More. Potter that the path Otimia of the mine workers 15 beyond question As demonstrated by their production record and addition ally by the serve of Large num Bers of them in Rel itary Sei vice. Instructions apply to ail mines that produce More than 50 tons of Coil daily of these in in us Are now under Federal control. Meanwhile state selective sir ice system Headquarters Ned local draft boards a a 16-Paecj memorandum to step softly in the miss Claude either of Dunbar s a n assistant director of nurses succeeding mrs. Bertha Kyc r of North Pittsburg Street. Muss i her was employed in a Mir ular opacity at the citizens Hospital Barber ton Ohio. Miss Margaret Loncy of this c Ity is new dietitian replacing mass Newman who is now employee i at tur raise state hos Pittil to. Ranee. Miss Lowney a former a Ember of the Stafi of Woodvil e stale Hospital. Lane Garabrant formerly of the woman s medical Center. I lots Bur his supervisor of the Ope rat n room succeeding Aimasi in who resigned to be came an army nurse. Miss Itara bin it Toic a Post graduate course in Suir a at Mcgee Hospital Piti Iburg i. Shall Illast my memorandum to step softly in the 11drafting of men from vital War 10 unil Grgo fathers re Belfi Sling by of Ofie ratio tue continued War pro a Otnel George h. Hater Dep injured in a Shell explosion at Uty stale draft director old v i Dorn miss., l-.euteii-, local allies hit germans hard As word from conference of big three is awaited yanks May hit Truk in next Effort by Joseph a. Bohs t. N. S. Staff correspondent Washington dec. Ican domination of the air and sea lanes in the Gilbert Island area tightened the noose today around the isolated japanese Garrison on Nauru Island one of the gateways to the powerful enemy base at truly. Fix Imily of Nauru to newly seized u. S. Bases around Tarawa its remoteness from supporting enemy bases indicated that american forces could move against this Island almost anytime it they decided to do so. Enemy forces on Nauru have been hit Nard by Long Range u. S. Army bombers a number of times intimating the american High command considered it important either As a look out Point or plane base. Nauru lies about nautical Miles Southeast of the big Jap base at Truk which to Date has not been hit by american forces. Truk has been the main base of the Jap Central Pacific Fleet. Truk itself May be the target of a Sel air blow by american car Rier Kisk forces Ici the not too Dis Tant future since that base must be crippled or knocked out completely before u. S. Armadas move Westward through the enemy s mandated islands. The american Pacific Fleet Force i lit supported the invasion of the Gilberts openly challenged Jap an s Fleet when they moved into Usu Aiea but the enemy declined to accept the offer to Battle. Secretary of the Navy Knox indicated the size of the invasion Armada m the Gilberts Whan he told newsmen that if the japs had brought their whole Fleet from Truk it would have been delighted to them As we reach the Bottom of Thi manpower barrel it becomes increasingly important that occupational deferments shall be consid ered with the greatest cure in or Der to assure continued Necess iry War colonel Hafer the memorandum disclosed has been named chief be the manpower and duplication division. To give ii Nerly of Mcmo de from the army hos Pital at he Carnap to in army Hospital t new Orleans la., to undergo Lastic surgery operations. Accord in to an official state Muhi lie tenant Sparks was in Jemeil Moi Day november 15, Dur ing the of routine artillery Clicc with live armm i Tion on tie Range at Cump Van i the Deputy direct m advised the do n a Shou n Trench mortar be Short killing Lieuten a Lodge of sorrow at elks Home sunday evening pc Sor Ngeun a caught before drafting men with and Colon -1 Walter ii. Hinsch us critical told them that draft j Chicago. In addition to Lieuten Repi Cement schedules of War Sparl 5, two plants Are being Lex amino d to meet changing conditions and Usu some unskilled workers be deferred because replacements Aren t available. It. James Kurtz Norvelt Dies in african aria mount pleasant Doc mrs. Augusta Kurtz of Norvelt has been notified by the War department that her son. Lieutenant by Marcellus r. Lare. Jr., in James had died in to 1942, Ai that of his late Wile. Lure claimed allot his wife s estate under that Docu charge of breaking enter in and larceny in Tho burglary j court. Of the Stone company office in Connellsville and stealing vouch . Another Man also was in 1 to lewd. Ment. Under the court s decision with the a he would not receive Hall of it the balance mrs. Lare s relatives. Africa on november 4, list. Theto were nil details. Lieutenant Kuril was Humbertson property sold for special to the courier. Uniontown dec. 4 de in the Shenfil a Yalcs this morn ing was j. Humber Tson i cry on the National Pike near the Maryland line which went Tor to j. L. Roberts and Flo Robert of Chai Leisi and others. The property includes Hundred ,10 is of land and sex sral buildings. Serving by air forces in the on than North african is a Pilot lie going wus Busy at chores 111 the when one youngster noveed Tho upper i i the Home in Vic i aim mum Sztan 30 47 i a Mechanic on the ground Crew and later became avid licit Cadet. He was graduated Tom Huish High school find Foi a time u worked in the Pukiy department a the Westmoreland Community inc., at Westmoreland homesteads surviving Are has Mother six Brothers and one sister. Three of his Brothers Are the service. Lieutenant Milford Kurtz in the Navy As Lin instruct Tor to Penn , Fla. Hid at Derry township High school. Curl Kuit is a no thu corps. I Dillon Hospital it built i my Daniuel Kurt is in Tut Navy. The other by others William Xor Eli Kenneth of Maiuu it and . At a the while his a n s Nikii is. Uns in Ici up Lisp ill Patio nos. Charles Papke of Dunbar o 1, Genevicve surge of 53 n Terrace .1. C. I i. G2 shot Uniontown. Gertrude of Ohiopyle and mrs. Ethel kiss of labile e been admitted to state Tor treatment. Lii Ute Nan James w. Pollard of of Minovi be tcnu., and private Clyde r Mushall of Tyron oltln., Wei 3 injured. A an q the late or and tvs. In. Up irks of Indian head Sparks was reared by an aunt trs. Luclla Craig of Nell Smolc. He sundered severe m pm Rndolph of formerly of con juries to t in hands and Abdomen. His Couser miss Marjoric Craig a caught i of mrs. Louella Craig and a dra Tasman at the Navy Yards Phil Ulel phia has been with him Bince he Accident. Civil service test for Lay ton off ic3 App Cali is for the Enil serv ice Tion for the to Atins Ter ship at i Ayton will be received december 7, to Anna Bell Rick acting postmaster. In be obtained at the parents of son. I. And mrs. Matthew Chernit ski of smack arc the Parcus of j a Sun born morning dts Hospital. Viewers hearing Alfeas on dam land seizures with the Hunters about 20 pitl i Genii. Into the Indus Creek Guiou Nuriu. La Hun t Edward Herrn jr., us Lind Ryan Street. Soul Connell i Ilc Aeo Iii somehs.1t, dec. In the con Emmi Tion proceedings propert 35 involved in the Youh Huish y River flood control dam. Not i adjusted have been to the Coin Thouse Heie he h u. S. Jii Bitici Alt ii a f. Uhl to appr.tim.1 u . The prep i lies Ai e located Iti tie some i i id Addison township Dis incl w i re the government Appi he entire town of Sonn i id Jim Ion of Addi m icon i Lui i be pro Jei. The annual Lodge of sorrow of Connellsville Lodge benevolent protective order of elks will be held no 8 o clock sunday night at elks Home in East Cryn Tord ave nue w. C. Westcoat of Brownsville past District Deputy will be the speaker. The Public is invited to attend the memorial service. Richmond Radiator buys Monaca Plant by on tet press. Pittsburgh dec. 4. The United states sanitary manufacturing company of Monaca has been sold to the Richmond Radi Ator company of Uniontown subsidiary of the Reynolds Metal company. Although the Purchase Price was not disclosed the outstand ing capitalisation of the u. S. Sanitary was the major Ity of the preferred and common stocks owned by the Arrott fam ily of has been acquired by Reynolds. Tuo Monaca properly extends Over pm at Eti of More than 13 of which your acres Are under one roof. At present the company has devoted most of its facilities to War production. Prior to the War they manufactured cast Iron enamel Ware and normally employed 600 to 700, by International news service. The Allied Campaign to drive the germans out of Italy and to paralyse the Reich s War efforts on the Home front simultaneously swung into High gear to Day while an anxious world awaited official announce ment As to decisions reached in the historic meeting of president Roosevelt prime minister Churchill and Premier Stalin. Coincident with a Tricky one two wow by Strong Royal air Force bomber formations at Krucli battered Berlin and Industrial Leipzig the american fifth army was revealed to have launched a. New offensive against the German Winter line South of Rome. Lieut. Gen. Mark w. Clark s forces which had been bogged Down Foi weeks on the Western half of the trans italian Batu front leaped to the attack after German positions were softened by one of the heaviest artillery concentrations eve5 turned Loose in the current Campaign. Supporting the Anglo Amer ican Advance which immediately captured several important Heights in the mountains of the Central part the nazi line was plenty of air strength. The americans and their British assistant components advanced up to two Miles in certain sectors. Meanwhile to the East the British eighth army troops which started their drive at the beginning of the week continued to bite their Way deeper into Gere Man positions along the Adriatic. The Veteran mommies Gen. Sir Bernard l. Montgomery s powerful striking Force hurled the enemy rom at least three More important towns 011 the Eastern flank of the trans Peninsular front. Lanciano important nazi stronghold barring the Way to a coastal Plain leading to the Adriatic terminus of the Pescara Rome Highway fell before the advancing British new zealand and Canadian troops. In addition the eighth captured Treglio Orsogna and Casoli. Intensifying its Campaign to bring Home to the German people the horror of War and to paralyse nazi Industrial efforts the Royal air Force today left new fire burning in Berlin and poured tons of High explosives and incendiaries on the Industrial and rail Canter of Leipzig. An air ministry communique told of the wily tactics employed by the Raf which fainted at the Al ready staggering German capital then hammered Home the main attack against the Central German City of Leipzig 90 Miles away. Set Edy Mosquito bombers constituted the left handed feint which struck Berlin thus diverting much of the enemy s fighter strength from the four motored bombardment groups which lashed at Leip Zig fifth largest City of the Reich. Many of the Ger Man our industries which formerly were situated in the Ruhr have been shifted to Leipzig in a fruitless Effort to escape the Wrath of the Allied bombers. Twin qty four British bombers and one fighter were in the operations which also saw intruder groups sweep against nazi airfields while other planes sowed mines in enemy Waters. Returning Crew members described the Leipzig bos Bing As concentrated and meanwhile an official announcement was awaited on decisions reached at Teheran where the Amer ican British and russian leaders conferred. The much talked of Parley was acknowledged by the mos cow radio which broadcast a dispatch from the soviet Tass news Agency saying the conferences had ended and that certain of its decisions would be made Public. Most qualified observers anticipated an ultimatum to the German people to oust Hitler and his minions and surrender unconditionally or be battered into submission by the most powerful concerted blows Ever unleashed in history. The russians who broke the news of the i Power Parley also broke German resistance on cer Tain sectors of the Long Eastern front. Northwest of Gomel two columns of the red army converging on Shlobin. Captured More than 100 additional towns and liberated soviet citizens being impressed into nazi forced labor battalions. West. Of Kremenchug Georgievsky was occupied by the russians who found the town strewn with enemy the nazis suffered heavily in men. Killed and equipment destroyed or captured. How Ever Fierman. Resistance was by no Means broken on other sectors. Support adjourn esl Uniontown dec. W. Russell can Friday adjourned the heating in the Case of mrs. Margaret gum of Connellsville who is seeking an increase in the support payments other husband Robert h. Gum a Railroad con Dueour. Additional testimony will be heard Ai a Itei Date before the court finally rules on the petition. Stork at Hospital. A Cui Ghieri was bom to or. And or we Nice Sproul of Ohiopyle at Hospital wednes night. Turkey orders students out of Germany by Rmer Nannal mews service. London dec Stock Holm in a dispatch from Budapest quoted by renter a today sn3d unit Turkey had ordered All re Uriah students to leave German immediately informed observers in London believed the Rcpt it might indicate that Turkey is preparing to de Clare War on bulletins new 5as line planned. Washington dec. New York state natural Gas corporation subsidiary of Consoli dated natural Gas company has filed an with the Federal Power commission to construct a natural Gas line 127 Miles in length i from the South tip in Greene county o a Point in Clarion county new York. Dec. 4. The Budapest radio quoted a Berlin dispatch today saying that Prince Hubertus of Saxe co Burf has been killed in action. Tie broadcast heard by u. S. Government monitors did not say on what front he was killed. London Bee. Runs on both sides of the Channel went into action Lor an Early today Ami some shells landed in the Vicinity of Dover. The British guns were believed to be firing at some German ships off the French coast. Desperado surrenders. Waco Tex. Dae. B. Thronberry 28-year-old okla homa desperado who had boasted he d shoot it out1 before sub mitting to capture surrendered without firing a shot when a dead shot Texas sheriff linked him the wrist

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