Geurnard Harrell has 3 surgeries following a mine explosion.
SIX PAGES L inton D aily C itizen Printed in the Heart of the Indiana Coal Fields in the State’s Finest Corn and Fruit Belt, and in the Finest Trading Center of a 30 Miles Radius LINTON, INDIANA, FR I PAY ,_ j U n E 12, 1942 Weather Thundershowers this afternoon and tonight, cooler tonight. (Daily Except Saturday and Sunday) VOLUME XLU. NUMBER 73 BIG ARMY NOW READY ready to strike,” he English Officer Tells of Arrangements Made on Continent. MILLIONS CET SET TO STRIKE 15LOWS People Await ( all to lie Made hy Colonel V. Britton. LONDON, .lune 12. (U.R) -“Col. V. Britton," the mystery man who fur months has organized and directed directed the intrepid patriot resistance resistance to the Germans in occupied territory, said today that a vast underground army was now capable capable of carrying out a general uprising uprising if and when the united nations nations established a second front. “Millions of persons .n occupied countries who form the “V army said. “They await only my call, which I hope will not be long. Europe | ! is beginning to realize that de- , J liverance is at hand.’’ Throughout Europe, he contin- I Hospital Report George Resell of Lyons underwent underwent a major operation this afternoon. afternoon. Mi?.? Edna Putoff of Dugger underwent a minor operation this i morning. I Mr-. Geurnard Harrell, of Linton Linton route .’J underwent a major operation operation this morning. A lien Bl ak cr of Oblong, 111., was admitted for teratment Thursday evening. G bari as Johnson, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Gharles Johnson of Jasonville was admitted for treatment. treatment. today. Richard Harrison of Jasonville was taken to his home today. Miss Fiesta Enochs of Linton route 2 was dismissed this morning. morning. Mrs. Emile la chien and baby were taken to their home on Linton route 3 this morning. •Mrs. A. Boworsock of Worthington Worthington route 2 was taken to her home. Mr . Zeno Edmonson and baby were taken to their hoirnj Thursday. Mi.-' Veva Horn of Switz City was dismissed this afternon. Mi . J. M. Hicks of Switz Pity wa- taken to her home this after- i noon. Billy Swan of Sullivan route 5 was dismissed this morning. Mrs. Norwood Allen and baby were taken to their home on Linton I route J Thursday. SCARS OE MIDWAY BATTLE Sixty Thousand Men Are Reported Slain in Fighting. VICIOUS ASSAULTS DESCRIBED TODAY (herman Radio Warns Its People of Ivong, Hard Battles. 15 or More Jap Ships Are Sunk in Coral Sea; U. S. Lexington Is Lost MAN,42, LOSES LEG IN ACCIDENT HERE Sergeant Bart,cit examines sears of battle on flying fortress when it returned to Oahu Field, Hawaii, after inking a Japanese destroyer destroyer in big air-naval battle off Midway I land. (Seventh Air Force j photo; try radio from Honolulu). (NEA leleptmto) Story of Coral Sea MOSCOW, June 12. (U.R) The I Russians indicated today that they had killed or wounded at least no,OOO Germans at Savastopol in three days, and that the Nazi assault, assault, after a week of horrible sacrifice in blood and men, had accomplished nothing. Fighting raged on the Kharkov front, 300 miles to the northeast, where a growing German offensive offensive was expected soon to become one of the greatest battles of the war. The Soviet communique last midnight reported that Russian forces there had fought all yesterday yesterday against “advancing” German German tanks and infantry. Story of Two-month Long Battle Is Told by Navy Today. AIRCRAFT C ARRIER IS SENT TO BOTTOM Ninety-two Per Cent of Crew Rescued; Goes to Port. WASHINGTON, June 12. <U.P.)—. The navy, in a final accounting of the two months’ Coral sea campaign, campaign, revealed today that more 'than 15 Japanese ships were sunk, t including an aircraft carrier, while the United States lout three naval j vessels, including the big aircraft carrier Lexington. Besides the Lexington, the U. S. Navy lost the tanker Neosho and the destroyer Sims. The Japanese casualties, in addition Allen Blaker of Oblong, 111., Falls Beneath Freight ( ar. A slip a? h« attempter! to board an Illinois Central feight car cost Allen Blaker, 12 years old, of Oblong, 111., his left leg, in I.inton at about 7:30 o’clock last night. It was reported that Blaker had been employed as a brakeman by the Illinois Central railroad company, company, but had been “let out of his job” yesterday. The report stated that Blaker | had ben in Linton yesterday, while | awaiting the freight train he hoped I to “hop” to take him to his home. As ho attempted to board the