The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana on November 16, 1944 · Page 3
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Clinton, Indiana
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Thursday, November 16, 1944
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Page Three THE DAILY CLINTON IAN Thursday, November 16, 1944. ACMH C'Ll'll KNTEKTAINKD Mrs. William R. Brown entertained the members of the Acme (j Clinton Social Notes Club at her home recently. Man Admits Slaying, Mutilating 2 Women In Los Angeles Hotels (Continued Horn page 1) ThursOsW American Legion Auxiliary, Le Bunco waa played at three tables with Mrs. Ed Cunningham winning gion Home 8 p. m. Jolly Eicht Club with at 7:30 P high; Mrs. Harry Kelley, second Anniversary Dinner Of Key's Class Held Wednesday Eve Mrs. Kell, Clam Organizer Honors Members at Dinner Meet; Officers Eelectvd For Year, Christmas Party Planned Mrs. Frank Zell of Blackman high; and Mrs. D. 0. Hlatt, bunco m wiih Mrs. Oscar Howard. take me hack to the rooms (where Mrs. Joan Simms Guest At Friendly Bunco Meet Mrs. Betty Reed entertained the Two Guests Present At Pythian Circle Meeting Ten members and two guests, Mrs. Lizzie Ellis and Miss Carol Philathea Class meeting at the and travel. The next meeting will be In two the bodies were found) and I'll con fess." word to call them at 3:30 p. ill. yesterday and the second victim's body was found when no one answered the call. The entire city police force waa alerted. An hour or two later Pa-trolman Harold E. Donlan was walking his beat when he spotted the suspect drinking wine In a cafe and made the arrest, only a few doors away from the Hill street hotel. Beside the first victim was a nine-Inch butcher knife and several razor blades, a whiskey bottle and a pacakage of clgarets. When Wilson was arrested he had upon him a razor blade holder and there was blood underneath his fingernails and small scratch on his back. Wilson told police he was a pharmacist's mate in the navy for ten church basement, 7:30 p. m. St. Bernlce P. T. A. 7:30 P. m. at tbe High School. Turtle. Ainlllarv of the One-Half members of the Friendly Bunco Club atjier home on South Fourth treet Wednesday evening. One guest, Mrs. Brown quoled Wilson as saying he killed the first victim "because she wanted five dollars," and the street entertained the members of century Club meet at tbe club Joan Simms attended the meeting. After a short business meeting, other through "plain cussedness. the Key's Class of the Methodist weeks with Mrs. Harry Kelley on Walnut street. Florence -Forli Supply Highway Is In Allied Hands mystery pals were revealed for the News of the slayings broke the middle of yesterday after rooms at i-.m p. m. Friday UnmAmolrora C'lllh will meet Church with a dinner Wednesday evening at her home. The occasion was the third anniversary of the past year. Bunco was played at three ta noon with the discovery of a wo with Mrs. Cecil Anstead, Walnul bles with prises going to Mrs. Hazel June Kendall, of the Pythian Circle met at the home of Mrs. Jeanle Scullion Wednesday evening. During the business meeting, plans were made for the Christmas party which is to be In the form of a chicken dinner. Bunco was played following the business session with Mrs. Pearl Sears winning high; Mrs. Sophia Anderson, bunco; Mrs. Vera Robertson, low; and Mrs. Clara Gil-more, travel. Both guests received guest prizes. Mrs. Kate Kelshelmer of South man identified as Vlrgle Lee Griffin, 25, In a Main street hotel room Key's Class, Mrs. Kell was the organiser and is the teacher of the class. Smith high; Mrs. Josephine Cham street, 2 p. m. Tbe Octette Club will meet with Mrs Helen Heacock November 17. bers, bunco; Mrs. Mayme Osborne, by a maid, Eva Dunn. The body was terribly mutilated, with the left leg low and Mrs. Mary Shannon, travel. years, having been discharged In January, 1941. He was registered The annual birthday dinner la to (Csstlkusd Horn pass 1) with No. 1 draft board of Shelby- severed, tbe right shoulder nearly so and the entire body gouged and slashed. be held November 18 at the home Members present were Mrs. Thel-ma Baxendale, Mrs. Marsonne Mott, Mrs. Margaret Crowder, and Mrs. Syblll Sperry. vllle, Ind. Comparatively little activity was of Mrs. Uva Plttenger. A six o ciock dinner will be served In honor of Dinner was served buffet style with guests seated In the main dining room and at small tables in the living room. The dining table was centered with a beautiful floral plaque of fall leaves, snapdragons and yellow baby mums. Each individual table held a vase of bronze Hardly had the police began In Police also said that fingerprints reported along the American Fifth vestigating when the clerk of a Hill the husbands. '' Mrs. Hazel Smith will be the next Army's sector of the Italian front. Sixth street will be hostess for the chicken supper to be held Decem hostess when the club meets at her Patrol activity continued. The Ger Wabash Camp 1517 regular at the borne of Mrs. Eva Pat on the bottle of liquor found in the first room checked with Wilson's fingerprints. They said tbe suspect also had a long series of arrests against him In the oLs Ange mans In this area were In their white winter uniforms, designed as street hotel, only a few blocks away, discovered the body of Lillian Johnson, 40, in one of the rooms, slashed and cut in similar fashion. Both Register with Man terson. 428 South Fourth street. home at Fairvlew In two weeks. ARMY IXniTTEE HOXORED camouflage against snow. les area. ber 15. Fairview Bunco Club Meets At Harper Home Recently u.mhiri nf the Fairview Park Prelude to New Tlinuts 7:30 p. m. DEB Club, 1. p. m. at the borne of Mrs. Edna Dugger, South Eighth street. Both women had registered with Approximately thirty members of the Baptist Youth Fellowship of the It appeared that Lieut. Gen. Mark the same man. police declared, as Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Wilson." The Jacksonville. PTA meeting at Wayne Clark's troops would jump off in new offensive thrusts as soon as the Eighth Army, with its re Potato Scab Both chicken and sheep ipinure are more likely to produce Mb on potatoes than is horse or cow Happy Hour Bunco Club met at the mums. A gift was presented to Mrs. Margaret Bates, class secretary, who Is leaving soon for Phoenix, Ariz, to make her home. Plans were made for the food sale and bazaar to be held Saturday morning in the Staats Auto Supply Company window. Dorothy Devonald and Winnie Dempsey were appointed as co-chairman. Each member of the Key's class Is to have her contribution to the bazaar at the Staats Auto Com first time, the man left the hotel after warning the maid "not to disturb 7:30 p. m. During the program, a mnvle will be slven. Refreshments cent advandces, straightens the Al home of Mrs. Marie Harper witn Mrs. Carrie Johnson as the hostess my wife, who is ill." will be served and each member to manure. lied line across Italy. The second time the man left recently. The Commando raid against Me- First Baptist Church honored Don Wler with a farewell party Monday evening. The party was in form of a treas-sure hunt which ended at the church where refreshments were served to the guests. Members of the class presented Don with a useful gift. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Peck visited with Mrs. Eva Lancaster and children and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hood of Qreeaoaelle last Sunday. Bunco was played following the huaineaa mpetlne with orlzes being awarded to Mrs. Johnson, high; los was carried out Nov. 14, the Navy explained, revealing that an undisclosed number of casualties were Inflicted upon the enemy and a number of prisoners were ANNUAL pany by 9:20 a. m. Mrs. Helen ColettI, Dunco; Mrs. Myrtle Short, low and Mrs. Ada Wil An election of officers for the bring an apple pie or pumpkin pie. ! Monday Wakofe Thanksgiving dinner at 6:45 p. m. In Clinton Hotel. Those unable to attend call 41-R. Tuesday Clinton Township Home Ec Club meet at the home of Mrs. Vernon Cluder at 1:20 p. m. with Mrs. Charles Cluder assisting. Delta Theta Tau Regular meeting In Half-Century Club, 7:45. son, travel. f SENIOR CLASS PLAY new year was held, with Mrs. Helen W. Johnson, being re-elected presi Bad weather forced postponed Members attending were Mrsj Colettf and son, Mrs. Louise anil dauehter. Mrs. ' Lucille dent lor the third year. Miss Merle numerous air missions, but the Me diterranean sky force flying 250 J SET M. Carlin, vice-president; and Mrs. Alice Staats, secretary-treasurer. ACT YOUR. AC E Craft, Mrs. Pleana Hall and children, Mrs. Marie Harper, Mrs. Car-Mrs. Rernice Kispert ' Names were drawn for the annual sorties, sent a limited number of fighter-bombers against targets In Albania aad the Po valley while medium bombers and fighters continued their forays against Adriatic Christmas party which will be held Sunday at 8:30 a. m. at the Clinton and son, Mrs. Myrtle Short and Mrs. Ada Wilson. Hotel. Members will have breakfast at the Hotel and enjoy tbelr Christ shipping routes. The next meeting will be held No-ember 21 with Mrs. Louise Collettl. mas exchange and attend church 3 -Act Comedy At The Clinton High School Cym services at :30 in a body. Reser Miss Blower Hostess For Young Peoples Meeting The young Peoples Class -of -the First Christian Churcb met Wednesday evening with Miss Margaret Blower in the Rosenblatt apartments. Nine members were D resent and Upper Coal Branch Miases Doris and Mary Webb and Mrs. Lois Nicklas and baby, Judy, I were Sunday guests of Arnold Webb vations must be made by December 12 with Mrs. Staats. Following the business meeting a social time was enjoyed by all. Members of the Key's class attending were Mrs. Helen Heacock, Mrs. Dorothy Wbitcomb. Mrs. Margaret Bates, Mrs. Alma Sutton, Miss Mayme Williams, Mrs. Lillian Ashley, Miss Dorothy Devonald, Mrs. Ml DR. O. R. BREDEWEG OPTOMETRIST Eyes Tested Glasses Made For Those Who Need Them FRIDAY, NOV. 17 and family. III Mill! The farmers are busy this week III! I I Nil J husking corn. tbe devotions were given by-Mrs, James Wallace." Mrs. Harold Kendall and the hostess were In charge of the entertainment. The next meeting will be a Christmas party to be held December 14 with Rev. and Mrs. DePoister. Mrs. III I Orville ' Hines and family spent Sunday afternoon with Manford Phone 173 248 Buulunaa tit. CLIN'TOX, I.VD. Holyeross and family. MATINEE 1:15 P. M. Admission 20c - 35c EVENING PERFORMANCE 8 P. M. Admission 35c - 40c a- A rm.TT7T7 4 .-4 C T f A1A A il H.H. .0 ET. Hi. Several from here were Danville Pete Kcatsiari will have charge of Ruth Cerrlsh, Miss Shirley Earles, Mrs. Mayme Kelley, Mrs. Helen Johnson, Mrs. Ruth Powell, Mrs. Alice Staats, Mrs. Olive Staats, Mrs. callers Saturday and saw the big the devotions. ' rabbit show there. Refreshments were served and CLINTON Dick Hines came borne from Peg Helms, Mrs. Winnie Dempsey thm aitrndlnr were Rev.' and Mrs. school sick Monday. ne Politer. Mrs. Pete Seaggiari. Mrs and Miss Merle M. Carlin. Mrs. Nell Crabb of Kalamazoo, formerly of in John Cole, Jack Webb. Earl Holy- M V STORE J. Lawrence Demoster. Mrs. Harold I II rtn imTTTmn T" A X-T -i-fcXTmT,T'F 111 Mil Ml MliLXXL DVilv lAnmin III cross and Orville nines called on Kendall. Mr. and Mrs. James Wal I I TTnT-Tr T-HDrv-VDM A XTCC "1 II Bert Elckelman Sunday. lace and H. D. Wellman, teacher. 1 1 1 DHirJlCj runr uujiuui 111 Mr. and Mrs. Brlnt Toby called Friday and Saturday Specials PRETTY PRINTED CLOTHS on orville Hines ana family Saturday evening. ABC Members Entertained At Mikels Home Wednesday un in uikria of South Fourth street entertained tbe members of Clinton was a guest. , Crompton Hill PTA Activity Reports Civen At Meeting . Mrs. Ekie Houston, President ' Reports tin District Meet At Itlouuiiiurtuo; Fifth And Mstb , , Grades Present Evening Program Reports on the election day dinner 52' x 52 1.39 the ABC Club at her home last night. r:amea were slaved with Mrs. Charles Straw. Mrs. Prank Baysiag- er and Mrs. Roy Butts winning tbe prises. Delicious refreshments were serv, a mt m innr table which was dee- Lovely luncheon cloths to brighten up your festive holiday table! Pretty prints of blue and white, red and white and green and white. They'll launder beautifully and wear for agesl and the school carnival were given orated in Thanksgiving colors sad centered with a bouquet ei mixes flowers. The next meeting Will be with Mrs. Henry Pulliam in two weeks at her home on Elm street. Other members attending were Mrs. Merritt Smith, Mrs. ruuiam Beautiful Rayon GIFT COMFORTS A gift that will throw any lover of lovely things Into ecstasy! Beautiful rayon comforts. Warm 1)5 cotton, 5 wool. 100 Wool Filled SATIN COMFORTS Gleaming satin comforts with warm, 1 00 wool batting. Colors for home decorators . . . wine, peach, blue and yellow. They make II AA lovely gifts! I lsJ and Mrs. R. E. Peek. un Marlon I. Wright of 1221 at the Crompton Hill P. T. A. meeting held Tuesday evening. The P. T. A. is contemplating buying new songs books for the school and they also appropriated money for the tuning of the school pianos. It was also decided to buy additional playground equipment. Mrs. Mary Turchi was appointed to take charge of the equipment buying. I Mrs. Elsie Houston, president, (who attended the District P. T. A. j meeting at Bloomington reported on 1 this meeting. "The Welfare of Chll-J dren" was the theme. Hbe stated j that Indiana ranks tenth in P. T. A. 'membership. Following the business meeting a program was presented by the fifth ! and sixth grades. Miss Margaret Griffiths was tbe chairman for the ; program. An original play, "Here South Fourth street has returned from Paris, 111. where she was call 8.S3 Green, yellow and rose! ed by the death of her grandfather J. M. Btotts. Pillow Case Sets Lovely gift sets . . . smart pillow cases of fine quality bleached muslin with neat embroidery pattern with Mr. and Mrs. or His and Hers on them. Cift Boxed! 1 .49 CIJOSfclTAl Mnnroe Mavea. Dana, was admlt- a n h Vermillion County hospi tal Tuesday, Nov. 14, aa a surgical Women's Flannel Cowns and P. J's. Lovely AQ Warm oo Gown P. J's afr Warm as toast and styled to please 1 Gown of solid colors and pajamas of pretty floral prints ... of warm, soft flannelette. Cowns in white, peach and blue, sizes I 7 to 20; pajamas blue, pink and rose, sizes I 9 and 20. case. uiu Bettv Scott. 10 Si Anderson ctnut admitted to the county hospital yesterday as a tonsillecto my case. Patricia Cover dale. . Rockville: iia Jan White, route one: Mrs. John Fisher, Montezuma: John Car- MEN'S SHOP IS READY FOR CHRISTMAS CIFT BUYINC! nelL North Fourth strset; Jennie Hdes. South Fifth street, and tin. wilma Burgess of Montezuma Comes A Biev Pupil" with Jimmy Perkins as the new student, Jr. Hob-son as a student and Homer Comics representing a patrol boy, was given. "America Sings," portraying the songs of America from tbe time of the Pilgrims and including those of World War II was tbe second part of the program. Mrs. Elsie Houston was tbe pianist for the portrayal. John Brown was the reader, Joan Perkins and Betty Ann Burton, Indian maidens, Joan Dugger and Robert Myers, Pilgrims, Barbara Bennetti, Esther Kitchen and Mix-ine Monroe, pickaninnies; Clifton Eritt and Arthur Rush, western characters: Joan and Jim Perkins represented tbe "Gay Nineties" and Joan Perkins and Betty Burton gave a modern dance. Garnet Kitchen was one of the singers. ' Get In DM Scrap! was dismissed from the county hos pital yesterday. Nor. 16. r ' m m m Yanks Tighten Crip Around Doomed Metz, Within Mile of Cty ICoatlnwat fwss pw X) He'll Welcome These Bright Cotton PLAID SHIRTS 1.55 Those shirts that he adores! . . , warm, bright plaids . . . tailored to perfection, with two roomy pockets. Red, blue and green plaids. Sizes Medium and Large. body in Ih telephone business. About 4.300.000 Toll and Long Distance message go over tbe lines in thm average business day. (That's in addition to mar than' 100,000,000 daily local conversations.) . 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