The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana on September 1, 1944 · Page 3
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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 3

Clinton, Indiana
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Friday, September 1, 1944
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Page Tliree THE DAILY CLINTONllAtf Friday, September 1, 19 ll WABASH SUN M ON. AND TUE. capital taken from I lie till iiiiiiih by tlio Allies, has a normal peacetime population of 0511,1100, The Russians arrived only it few diiyH ntlnr Komsnian troops,, turning llielr guiiH mi Uicl,r former Allies, prevented the (Ioniums front Inking possession of Iho clly. U. S. Columns Speed Through Argonne to Verdun Non-Stop Soviet Drive Speeds Past Bucharest i Continued From Park II 7A (Continued from page 1) WANTED f: Fifth Anniversary Of Wa r Fin ds Germany Reeling on All Sides Five yenrs ago today, the Gorman Wehrniacht touched off the powder ken that wub Europe and precipitated the greatest and the bloodieBt armed conflict In history. In the cool hours of dawn on Sept. 1, 1113(1, German troops, planes and tanks strenmed across the Polish border In the initial phases of Adolf Hitler's bold bid to conquer the world. liighteen days later, Polund had fallen but Great Britain and France, treaty-bound to come to the aid of the Poles, were marshaling their armed might to stop Germany. The British entered the war two dayB after the Polish Invasion on J ed Bucharest, Gen. Keodoire I. Tol-bukhin'B third Ukrainian army, advancing nearly 40 miles in one, day from Constanta, reached the Bulgarian, border of south Dobruja. Reach Hillgailnll Holder Thetse forces occupied 1 ho border towns of Caraomar and Mangalia, the latter town on tlio Black Sea coast. . More than 250 towns and villages were taken by the secondd Ukrain Marshal Petain may be under a cloud of shame elsewhere but not in Verdun. His battlecry is still inscribed on a monument in the heart of the city atop the Ions flight of HtepB In which the world's famous names, including that or Oon. John J. Pershing, are inscribed on a Koldeu book. Meet, Utile Resistance. Only a few pockets of enemy resistance were encountered in the Argonne Forest and they were quickly dealth with, mostly with small arms fire. The ghosts of those Doughboys of 1918 must have grinned and cheered aB the Yanks set foot today witli little trouble on that bloodily contested terrain. I didn't hear a single heavy gun fired as I jeeped from one side of the Argonne to the other, "ljiko Tourist Trip" Except for scattered shots and the constant presence, of German stragglers who popped out unexpectedly to surrender, the ride In some places might have been like a tourist trip. MEN Over 18 Vi-ars Of Aw, Physically Qualified, To Produce Materials For Shipment To The ARMY AND NAVY LABORERS PAINTERS ASSEMBLERS MACHINE OPERATORS If Not In Essential Employment Apply To The Representative Of The WAR MANPOWER COMMISSION Sept. 3 and five hours after King George calmly told his subjects that the nation had taken up arms a-galnst the Nazi aggressor, the 5 f M ian army yesterday, including 18 large inhabited localities and ten rail points. Far behind the front, more than 7,000 Nazis were taken prisoner from the pocket of enemy resistance southwest of Chisinau, among them Maj. Gen. Stingel, identified as commander of the 76th German infantry division and commandant of the rail junction town of Iasl. Bucharest, the third European French third republic approved a war declaration against its traditional enemy. Hitler's hordes subsequently gobbled up all of Kurope, climaxing their supreme bid by defeating France and ousting the Uritlsh from the continent at Dunqucrque. Japan's sneak attack at Pearl Harbor brought tills country Into the titanic battle as I lie greenclad troops of Ihe Wehrmuchl speared eastward into Hiissla. Today, on the flflh anniversary, Germany'B forces In France are in rout and Allied troops are hammering their way across battlefields sacred to the memory of World War I. Kussian troops have retaken all the ground lost to the Germans and even have penetrated the "sacred soil" of the Reich Itself. In the Far Kast, American military and naval might have brought the war close to the Japanese homelnnd. 1 U. S. Employment Service At The MOOSE HALL Wednesday, Sept. 6 9 A. M. Mid West Body & Mfg. Division RED'S MOBILGAS SERVICE STATION Main and Elm Sts. 4 i Will Close At J NOON ... . , ox LABOR DAY filorifviiiK the All-Ailierlcan IMn-l'p Uiil Betty iralile, of ,urse otli Crntiirv-Fiix'H iliizzling: new Technicolor musical tiiuuipli, "I'in 1 (Jirl," si ii ri his Hetty, oens Sundliy at the Wuhasli Theatre. Featured in the brilliant cast of the hit extra-vaguiiza are John Harvey, Martha Hnye, Joe E. Brown, KuRene, I'allette, Tlie Skating Vanities and Charlie Splvak anil His Orchestra. "I'ln l' tiiil" was directed by Hrurc Humbcrstone and pnxluced by William Le Baron. . Indiana Clerk Sends Out 100,000 Service Ballots INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. State and national war ballots today were being distributed through the office of Rue J. Alexander, secretary of state, to be Bent to the Hoosier men and women who have applied for voting privileges. More than 100.000 had been sent through yesterday to county clerks for mailing to applicants, according to Sam G. Busby a deputy in Alexander's office. Ballots now are accompanying application cards in packages to the clerks, he said. PARIS, ILLINOIS ii Less Accidents The 1943 all-accident death toll was 114 per cent below 1942 a saving of almost 1.500 lives. Biilgar Cabinet MONDAY, SKIT. 4 j j pMMMMMi- "JJj You Won't W ant to Miss the Big? MONUMENTS 0 A Complete Line For Service Drop Va A Card E. W. Walsh Monument Co. 2114 Wabash Ave. Terre Haute, Indiana CENTURY CLUB ONE HALF Topples, Finns Move for Peace (Continued irom page 1) city by Lord Moyne. British minister of state In the Middle East, and Lincoln McVeagli. American ambassador to Greece and Yugoslavia. McVeagli is expected to arrive in Cairo within the next 24 hours, the dispatch declared. Bulgaria was not the only Axis satellite tending to fly out of the German orbit. Finland also was reported ready to follow Romania out of the war. The Finnish parliament today cancelled Us announced extraordinary session amid signs of feverish political activity in Helsinki, according to an International News Service dispatch fro lnKtockholm. Dr. G. R. McGUIRE CHIROPRACTOR X-Ray 235V4 Blackman 7 7 f7) 1 7W7- i M The Finnish parliament will meet in a secret session Tuesday at whicli SAVE GASOLINE AND TIRES Bring Your Hogs To The HOME PACKING CO. ti:i;i;i; ii ai tk, ink. YARDS OPEN DAILY FRIDAY TILL NOON ERATION CELE J time it is believed the question or peace with" Itussia will again be discussed. Kussian sources in Stockholm were quoted as saying that contact had already been established between the two governments and that negotiations already are under way between Finland's new president. Field Marshal Baron Carl Gustav von Mannerheim. arid Soviet officials. Kussian Foreign Commissar Vy-arheilaw Molntov last night received members of the Itoinanian armistice delegation to Mosrow. N'azLs II innle Hungary Meanwhile Hungary's new prime Monday, Sept. 4 At One Half Century Club Park On Lake McDonald CLINTON. INDIANA minister, Gen. Lakatos. was selied-: uled to hold the first full meeting or his cabinet today. The I.akalos government is believed to he even more strongly dominated by the Nazis than that of his predecessor Doeuie Sitoji'.y. whose death lias been re- I ported by the Germans. I i 1-: COON DOG FIELD TRIALS BRING YOUR DOG Entries Start At 1 1 :30 A. M. Liber al prizes for winners Pilots Give Lives To Save Civilians in Crash ST. LOl'IS, Mo. Eyewitnesses agreed today that First Lieutenants James W. Hal lika and Vivian A. Lynn gave their lives to save those of civilians when their training plane from Scoit Field, 111., crashed in a densely-populated area of St. Louis. The witnesses said the plane's engine was heard sputtering and the Hblp was flying in circle before the crash yesterday. Others, including a naval officer, said the pilot may PLENTY OF FUN FOR. EVERYONE ADMISSION FREE ? ' i ' ' goodyeah BATTERIES Ko more waiting for days to get your battery back ... we do the job QUICKLY, carefully . . . give just the right amount of charge ... no more, no less. Come in for this fast, low-cost ervice today; drive out on a battery that' nrin' to go. JOE ;iacoi.etto NINTH & BOGART MOBILGAS STATION LABOR DAY ADDRESS - 2 P. M. FLOYD HENNER Supt. Indiana State Farms, Putnamville have deliberately picked out the on- ! ly spot in blocks where he bad a reasonable chance to avoid killing civilians. Bethka. of Syracue. N. Y.. and Lynn, of Columbia. S. C. were in-srantiv killed in the crash. iMTlHi innHr HORSE PULLING CONTEST - 2:30 Two Classes - Weights up to 2800 and up to 3200 lbs. FOUR PRIZES IN EACH CLASS lst.-$25 2nd.-$15 3rd.-$10 4th.-$5 AH teams to weigh in at Riverside Mills, Clinton, Ind. Before Noon Coritest Open World Wide LABOR WAY SPEOALS JAMES WALSH WHISKEY 4 Years Old SB 410 Proof Full Quarts -$4.45 Pints -$2.28 PAl E JONES WHISKEY Si might Whiskey Blend ft" proof l ift hs - $3.83 Pint s - $2.35 Complete Line Of Other Liquors FINE ASSORTMENT OF WINES ANTONIN'S LIQUOR STORE CONCERT BY ELKS CHANTERS Of Torre Ilaulc, At I M. REFRESHMENTS SERVED ALL DAY AND EVENING FISHING BOATING

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