The Atchison Daily Globe from Atchison, Kansas on May 2, 1977 · Page 5
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The Atchison Daily Globe from Atchison, Kansas · Page 5

Atchison, Kansas
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Monday, May 2, 1977
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Relative Of Local Resident Writes Vivid Description of Polish War Hardships Stello Wojciki, 207 Scott Street, Receives Letter From Niece Wojelkl of 2D7 Scott r.tront, hns received a letter from her nltico, 11omonow.",ka, of Poland, in vivid detail, h«.w hai'd tho Polish people were hit by the hor- roi.i of war .find how they were nble to xui-vlvu the persecutions of the Gorman Invaders. From the translator! version of tho letter, 11 Is more than apparent (hut her living relations are suffering, even now. rrc.m a horror, which they svore powerless to pi event or ovorcornc. The letter as translated ' from Polish to English fr>llow.'i: PJS'/TYNISK, PRb'SSrA. April 23, [{MR. "Dear Sister: "The first words of our letter to you-- We npcf\k In you, floac «l«tci% brother-in-law nnd children In the glory of Christ Jesus. We expect that you answer "for over and ever "By the grace of God we are In good health, and we wish the same for you. We send our best regards. I'When Poland surrendered to the Germans they chasetl us rom Poland and they expected that we would die, This from Nov. 12, 3D<IO. During the in mlnutos thai they told us to prepare they refused u.i even our breakfast. Tney refused us to dmss properly, tolling us to put our possessions .In bundles. IMg Pens "They took us to Krasnoslelca. We thought there we would he left frne, instead they took our bundles from im, putting them.on the side, walk. They took us away In a oar (riillroad). There were about, three thMisiind of us In the group. We were taken to n Held where we wnllf.fl ror two hours Then tho army (fiei-mim) IInod up on both sides of us, \Vc were supposed to nr> shut, Thuy persecuted us, leaving us In :i fined of tenrs. "Two hours later an order came ri.ipefrlng us, and wr were taken to O/lJiUlowa. Fn this place It was ruining while we stood out In the open heavens. After this they put us In pig-perm. Tin- stench was such that we crmlrl not stand It. l-'mm this pen, we, every one were taken tf> Inspection, Out- money wns taken from us--even to the solns from off our shne.s wen- removed. Our clothes were .striped down to our under shirts, The others of us who had not as yet went In for the In- Hpnorlon -when they saw what wan (lone nl the Inspection tore their money Into lilts before, their turn came. The next clay for breakfast we were glvon black coffee, for dlnnnr we had heans nilxi'd with grounrl him. This was repented for three flny.i. After thre!; days we worn taken to railroad cars, Not, ffiuutiris "Cpon arrlvnl to the cars we wer" pushed Into them as if we were not humans. That was the way we tutu" a good time, 'Note: The 1 word- Ing In as nmir to the Kngllsii as It eould hn trimsltitecl). The guards traveled with us through Prussia. Then they took us to Skarmlewie (nnnr W/irsaw), "V7e wore hnppler there. We Htofid on the wall In that city, look- Ing Id Tieuvon and praying for n piece of hivad. Then thf> pnnnle of tiie city en mi; iiurl In their loving hlii'lneSN gave us something tfi eat.; li'armers nmcmg us were taken to : the village fo work; arid we. rU:h i or poor were tnken and cared for. | "Then we wntchnd <nir opportunity to HMf/ifii'! fn the flay we stayed In the fleUls. At night we moved toward home; but the Germans rame and captured us! We were Imprisoned. This time, however, we were kept under the com- [uiHMlnn of the wives of tho Cermnn soldiers. They pitied us -we were no poor! "Moven of us from among this group were Jiont home. Mnroute we hid ourselves for two weeks. After two week 1 we registered with thn (Jermnns nnrl nhtnlned freedom. I'pini arrlvnl at home we lived In the eellnr. At home wo looked at our labor, which was destroyed. Aftrr a short lime tho front moved closer. Itnmh.H And l r lre "Night arid clny wn sat huddled In the cellar. Thei-o wore iibout fiO of us there together. As we sat our buildings were being ripped with Arrange Marine Corps League Dance Prove Handicap The limited! facilities of Gay lord Farm Sanatorium in Wallingford "force, us reluctantly to turn away many who wish to come to us," according to the annual report recently presented by Irvine; H. of Watcrbury, president of tho Gaylord Farm-'Association "The end of the year finds a waiting list for women, and increasing inquiries from .IOSKT-H .IKCTI.'UK GKORGK FOIWSH ICENNKTH ,C. CUUKCHII-L Plans have iH-on completed for the first dunce of tho Nnugiitnck Vulloy Dctucliment ,M;irlnc Corps I.eiigne, to be held Sutnrday ut Linden Pnrlc. Tho three members pictured are members of the arrangements committee, headed by Richard Payne. Ilnilc.v Cook and his Melody Masters will provide tho mii'ilc. More than ion are expected to attend. The Detachment will meet Thursday niglit lit 8 o'clock, at .American Legion home to miike final reports nnrt returns on tickets. bombH and fire. One hoy came out of the cellar and waved his hat at an aeroplane which po.sslbly ho thought to be Polish. They saw him. Within 20 minutes they came, There is nothing more to w>jto to you but regards, dear sister, hrother-in-law and co:isins. I am your sister Dpliska F.omanow:--ka with my husband and children. With low regards in expectation oC ripped the skin from his face and I your help, but trusting- in your pity killed him. Within that 20 minutes! for us v May God help you and the wo were all chased out into the! mother of God. Arnen Dcnr sister WAIZ OKDliR REVOKED Hartford, July SO—(UP) — An emergency war order suspending the state's summary process and eviction lav,- has been revoked by Governor Baldwin. The order was ^ veterans I who wnnl lo return to the state for treatment," tho report yaid, "There is ahead of us, too, an increased demand as the plnn of mass X-ray tests in industry develops, and more tinswpccte.d cases are discovered. With our .staff and organization, we' have much to justify enlargement so Mint many more may hcneflt from Giiylord Farm." Sharp and steady increases in the per-pntient cost of treatment at th.e tuberculosis sanatorium have now brought "ho ncrurc up to S30.32 a week, areordinsr to the report. .Mr. Chase predicted that another substantial 'innrerit'o wo\i!d be experienced in IMfi, probably reaching $35 n week. Ho s.aid tho association | will end in 10-18. in faced with the neoossity of revising the pre.-ent rate of $1fi a week, which has been in effect for £0 years. Driver Arrested In Woodbury Crash Charged with violation of the rules | of tho road, Patsy Polumhii. 23, of !)•! Now St., wa.s arrested yesterday hy State Thooper Thomas Leonard of the Bethany barracks, with the case to be presented in Woodbury court Aug. in. The is the outcome of an accident Snuirciny afternoon in which his car and .'mother, operated by Mrs: Grace Mullen, -15. of New Milford, wui c involved. Two passengers wore in Mr. Pal- mnba's vehicln, his wife', Mrs. Anna Palumba. who I'M a patient at St. Mary's hospital with nose, fnce and (v.iklc 'injuries, .and his brother-in- law, Michael Martin, who is at Gushing General hospital, Farming- ham, Mnss. Mrs. Slullcn is under treatment at New Milford hospital for injuries Lo the chest, back and leg. NAUGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), TTJESDAY, .TUI.V 30. I94«—FAGJE 5 Sail For England With Family VOTK IN ALABAMA Montgomery, Ala., July :•">••••( UP) —Voters in A'nbamn will rhnos' a successor to the late Scnaloi John Bankhead today, Tv. f » congressmen and a stale senator ;iro making a hid fo." the B;m!thenri term after a lukewarm campaign which IB not expected to attract more than 200.000 voters. The term HAS CHANCE Collinsville, Conn,, July .10—(UP) -••James Peterson, the three-year- old "blue' baby," is given a good chance of recovery. The child wns taken to Johns HophVns hospital in open. Thorn we found ourselves in the midst of terrible firing. We went two kilometer from the front and surrendered to the Germans. All clny wr hncl to run with the whole camp r,n the front was moving very rapidly. At night we slept n a church. On the next day they Look us to Prorasnysa imd on your letter to our brother 1 have not seen, (She must have learned of this somehow). Our parents are not living. "Dear Aunt—I, Jadwiga Romon- ow.'.-lta, tho olflcsi daughter, write j this; letter to you In the nnmo of my mother and father. Now we ask Co:- issued three weeks ago ns a atop-1 BalliiiTirc. Mrt., where he received gap while OPA's fate WHS being- dc-1 the newly-rtevisod Blalock opeifl- te.rmined. tion. It was tcrined "successful. 1 ' BOMB SCAHIC Mci-idcn, July 30—(UP)—Occupants of Moriden's tallest building nre still wailing for a bomb lo go off. They were evacuated from the five-story Chctniak building after police received a telephoned tip that a bomb was due to explode in ! 25 minuto*. Police Chief Michael B. | C.irroll say." no bomb was found, j Said he:—Tho "calls were piob- ably modi! by somebody with a twisted mind." Alton fd <he luxury liner Queen Mary when slie l«-ft Now York for Southampton, England, wore Mrs. Charles Hoxer, the former Emily Ifahn, :ind her daughter Caroln (above). Also on Uie ship wau Mnj. Charles Boxer of the. British Army, who married Emily :it New Haven, Ci.nn., five years after tho birth of their child In Chlmu (International) Try NEWS Want Ads.—they bring results Czclcwo, Odnn.ska, and to Gdynia ' Jt " nr '* v '' r:r sclon ' Wo W}lnt to know from there we wore 'n port), and returned to P.M'/asnys^liego powiata. Then we lived in the village of Bartnikuch. From there they chased us out because the front cnmc to trait place; but we did not seo the battle. (Tho front appni'ont- ty was moving brick and forth continually between the Germans and Russians.) Afler live months we returned home and saw notMnv but dehri. Our place wnH.'ill miner! and 'jakry. ffjnst, word I cannot ti nnslale). So we left th n property, moving or, to Prussia where v.'c niw are. One Son We are living here in Bisxlynck .'iMCI we h;ive a home but no hor^e or co\v. There are sever, of us IP. the family One son has .not returned and u-e know not of him. concerning Uncle Feliksie Romon- owska, is he alive and where docs he ;ivc?" Hartford, July 30 —CUP)— Another j-cprievr>, the fourth, hns been ' granted to three condemned murderers. Governor Baldwin granted the reprieve to James J, McCarthy of TJanbury, Arthur Tomma- sclll of rs'ew Haven and P.aymond Lewie of New Britain, The trio was ;;chedu/cfl lo be executed yesterday for the murder of a prison guard. The University of Havana Is older than all but three U. S, colleges, which nru Willia mnnd Mary Harvard and Yale. Comforts Of Home On Flagpole As flagpole .sitter Marshall .Jacobs takes his dully hiith In his/ flug- pnlo tub. ~~> feet above the ground lit Grand Rapids, Mich,, his wife Yollmlii dutifully .scrubs her liushiiDd's back. Jacobs spends most of his time on the flagpole, UOX feet above solid earth, and plans to stny uluft until Labor Day. He plans tn lire:ik his 27-dny flagpole sitting record. (Intorniitionill) Meet 'Chairborne' Bombardier Of The Future Comfortnhlv seut,,d In 11 chulr, n ground control officer l.rlnRs u Navy Hellcat to a perfect landing dur- i,omrortnhlj seated In 11 cmur, ^^^ ut B , khll . The facility and smoothness with which Army and the radio-radar guided missile. (International Soundphoto) Fcir your owti real deep-down smoking enioyment.. smoke f hut smoke of Fine Tobacco Wood ongrnving by H. McCormick buod opoo tho originnl oil puinting X.- QUALITY OF PRODUCT IS ESSENTIAL TO CONTINUING SUCCESS

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