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Campbell Hill News  - CAMPBELL HILL By Mrs. Edw. C. Knop Miss...
CAMPBELL HILL By Mrs. Edw. C. Knop Miss Geraldiue physboro, spent •with her cousin, Dndenostel. | Mr. and Mrs. John I and sons of Sunshine Valley j Sifh'ciay" 'guests of Mr. and Luke Strieker. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Tegtmeyer Clelanfl of Mur- Saturday night Miss Geneviev« M. Edgar were Mrs. A French military spokesman said'that the troops on the Namur.- Mezierts front were engaged in a wild melee, with allied forces, spread in grsat depth, resisting the thrusting German .mechanized units. .'.->", BERLIN, May 16.—German armed forces were reported .officially today to have driven a wedge across t'he 'Meuse* river into, south Belgium, turned' back a "powerful' French tank counter-attack; 'and joined in a "great battle" with al- PLANTERS and Mrs. Thursdav Miss Lu B. M-cNabney -G. G. 'Redfielcl were shoppers in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. C. Rafert and daughter, Miss Ellen Louise, and son, Paul, of Seattle, Wash., visited last week-end with Rev/ and Mrs. H. C. Welp. Mr. and Mrs'. John' R. While and daughters of St. Loui.s, visited Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Leslie White. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nagelj lied defense forces along the : Pyle civer before Brussels and Antwerp.' German reinforcements .are,' .'feeing rushed in great numbers *from conquered Holland to the Dyie river front in Belgium, and Nazi u,- boats off the coast of the low counf- week-end here with Mi', and Mrs. Herman Schoeneberg and , Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nagel. Mrs. Julia. E. Luthy visited the latter part of the week with relatives near Denmark. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Knop and sons, visited Mr. and Mrs. *>Albin Hecke of Chester, Sunday afternoon. . - . • M. and Mrs. J. E. Henze and Mrs. Luke Strieker attended the closing day (program, and basket of Terre Haute, lud., spent the iries ha V« "embarked against England," the official news agency stated. •' : ; . Farther south, along; the - river Meuse, the German-. forces that fought their way across the'river have "extended their succes'se'jf" and again defeatetflFrench meohan|- ized forces in a 'drive southwest of Namur, the high'command re'port- ed.- . . , : .. ..', : .:..:.•-* 'The German advance southwest of Namur- was designed, to- drive a dagger point between Belgiutn and France .and thus encircle'the der fenders of Brussels and • Antwerp, but the official agency admitted that the allies were counter-attacking fiercely. A counter-attack .-by big French ta'nks (probably 30-ton fortresses on wheels) .was repulsed by the Germans in the Givet sector, on a French frontier, salient that juts into Belgium . south of, Namur, the agency'said. Several million men, using the most modern equipment,-will fight the battle of the Dyle—or "the battle for Belgium"— : to.' a finish within the next few days, the news agency predicted. In northern France, where- the Germans pierced the Maginot line near Sedan, the high command said" that Nazis fought off French coil ter-attacks and held their foot in the Maginot defenses. ' ; ATTENTION! PLYMOUTH OWNERS! Among Plymouch owners the score is overwhelm- i nyly in favor of Standard's gasolines.'Based on 5170 interviews made by an independent research organization in -12 cities, 757 Plymouth owners had Standard in their tanks, while only 347 were using gasolines sold by the nearest competitor. That's.Jf/rtr than 2 ro 1, place L- brand j remains dinner at.-the .Tangen : school day. Mr. and . Mrs. . George Sn'yclir spent S mdav with Mr and Mil J C Bairo\\ ol Haiiisbnig "VIi and Mis Henry Luthy of Pinckneyville visited Satin tidy with Mr and Mrs E C Knop :

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  1. The Daily Independent,
  2. 16 May 1940, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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