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November 28, 1944

The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 5

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Page rivfi I iwfcJiiy, Nuvc-mLtr 28, !) 1 1. THE DAILY CLINT ON I AN PLAY STOPPER By Jack Sords British Conscript Over 4 Million-Man Army; 733,000 Casualties (Continued from page 1) Antimony Producer '- ' Before the Japanese attack, China was the world's big antimony producer. By 1939, Latin America was accounting for more than half the world's supply, with Bolivia and Mexico the leading nations, followed by Peru and Argentina, B-29's carried out both attacks without combat losses, giving the He to Jap claims that one was shot down over Bangkok. Japanese communiques conceded that the big American planes ranged unopposed for more than an hour and a half over Honshu, the main Jap island on which Tokyo is locat- Xr if vJffi I Mirf Wildcat Cage Crew Opens Season Tonight Clinton Hardwood Squad Journeys to Newport To Open Current Season ; 6 Lettermen on Cage Line Clinton High School cavers open their 1944-45 season tonight lit Newport when they meet the county seat TlgorH In the, Newport gymnasium. - With a month's advantage In time over the Wildcats, the Tigers will provide fair competition for the Cats who have been In practise since the first week In November. The Tigers played their first game Nov. 7 and have lost three until a 41-22 win over West Lebanon last week. With six Clinton lettermen from last year sure to see action, Clinton's prospects for a good team are bright this year. Sam Curry, Darrel Watson, Mux Hungerford, Johnny Smith. Floyd Foster and nevle Povlin are holdovers with 19 other plovers in practice for the season. Newport players for tonight will be McMasters. Canady, Pager, Moore. Wlckens, .Hutler and Wiggins, first string and Vincent, Burroughs, Murray, Kersey, Coonce, Richards, Holloingsworth and H. Lewis In the second squad. Next Tuesday will see the Cats play the Garfield Purple Eagles at Terre Haute while they will see action on their home floor on Friday, Dec. 8 when the Cats will tackle the ed and said enemy fighters were un able to combat them because of the unfavorable weather. Six Enemy Fighter Oownwl Six enemy fighter planes were destroyed during tile Bangkok mission, three others were probably destroyed and two damaged. The Japanese also claimed Hint long-rangii enemy bombers had '-I-. ...I. .. II... II 'III nl Unln.ati "" "- "' hiii rtunuay iukiii, aiiptu eniiy in mi hi-ti uipt to retaliate for last Friday's blow at Tokyo. Thu enemy report said Installations were struck nl two places and more I linn 10 American planes wero set ufli'H and destroyed. NEW VOItK, N. Y. (lilllll-liased H-24 Llbei'Mliir bombers raided Hanoi, capital of Inpanese-ocrupied French Indo-Clilna this afternoon (Indii-Clilna Time) fm-the second successive liny, the Japanese Doluel Agt'liy repoi-ted. File Returns In 1940 42 per cent of the total number of Federal income tax returns were filed by women. 19 Bl'KCIA LIST'S CHORE! I'M formula writ us by Thornton ft Minor Clinic. Believes P"e Halo, - Itflilnc, roreiipss Qt'H.'K I Then tend to shrink nwelllns; sort.-ns. Oct $1.U0 tube Tiiorntun & Minor' Hu. inl Ointment. Or get Thorn ton & Minor Kei-tal 6uri,Hnitor!en, only a few cents Bore. Try POCTOKS' vny TODAY. : At all (! ill"!? stores everywhere. In Clinton nt CilliH I'tmrinney. DOESN'T ki" -.: 4..- L. r I have built more than 100,000 wlir" planes, almost 6.000 naval vessels and 0,750,000 tons or merchant vessels. WASHINGTON, . C. Great llrltaln disclosed today that It suffered 773 thousand casualties, inlll- lury iniil civilian. In the first five vimr nr will- muled PII'lll. .1 1944, ' ... A "whte paper pluced Unfiiro par- llumciit unil released In WushliiKtoii by the llrlllsh Information services revealed that lit! 3 thousand casualties ono out of every ten persons were reported by the Kilned forces which now number four million 542 thousund men and 4 07 thousand! women, Ono out of every three houses in Britain, meanwhile, have been de- troved or damaged In alr-ralds or by robot bombs, with civilian casu nltleB numbering 130,110. Total casualties to tho armed for ces of the British commonwealth totaled 920 thousand, of whom 243 thousand were killed. Included among the many other facts and figures regarding the. British war effort, that have until now been kept a close secret were: 1. More than one-third of all men between 14 and 04 are in the armed forces, whilo almost half of the women between 14 and 69 are in the armed forces, full-time civil defense, or Industry. 2. By the end of 1943 Britain had lost 11,043,000 gross tons of shipping two thirds of the ton-i nagc with which she began the war. 3. Britain has produced 70 per cent of the total munitions produced i by, or supplied to, the entire British commonwealth, including 722 major j warships, over 100,000 airplanes, over 25,000 tanks and almost four million machine guns and submachine guns. 4. Britain has halved her food imports and has doubled her home production of wheat and barley, and has greatly increased her production of other foods. Tokyo Digs Out From Second B-29 Attack (Continued from page 1) In the Bangkok raid, direct hits were scored upon the heart of the target and the aggregate bombing results of all the planes taking part were described as "good'!. Xo Combat l,osses The War Department said the I 1 MONUMENTS ( A Complete Line 0 For Service Drop Us A Card E. W.Walsh Monument Co. 2114 Wabash Ave. Terre Haute, Indiana RENT A FOOD LOCKER In The New Addition We Are Building Put In Your Application Before DECEMBER 15 CITY MARKET ROCKVILLE, IND. Phone 92 BOWLING ALLEY AiAya'T CPALLV A FIB- RlLL Hackstt: O.'JB Or f9g 4.A-fiOJS OOTSfAA(PfJ& UfJetf&J meeting to name the titlist and all board members were present at the meeting. Members attending were Jesse M. Boston, president; Harry C. Oilmore, vice president; Orvey E. Strom secretarv-treasurer: A. Ed- son Smith, and Donald Reel. Under the Kelly rating system a U1M1 V .IMO X.I01DM i! Suuods uma having the following percentage standing receives: . 7 r, o or more at close or season, 10 points. .500-.749 at .250-.499 at close close of of season, season, points. points. .00O-.249 at close of season, 3 points. Final point-standings of teams follow: HAVE TO COST MUCH TO BE FUN right hander, finished second with 232 votes. He received 10 first place votes, but his other votes were scattered down as far as sixth place. Vernon Stephens, shortstop of the pennant-winning Browns, was third with 193 votes and George Stirn-weiss, the Yanks' base-stealing champion, fourth with 129. Dick Wakerield, the Tigers' slugging outfielder, who sparked their sensational late season rise, was a bang-up fifth with 128 votes. Then order to round out the first ten came Lou Boudreau, Cleveland, 84 points: - Bobby Doerr, Boston, 75; Stanley Spence, Washington, 56; Nelson Potter, St. Louis, 52; Boh Johnson, Boston, 61 points. Thirty-four players got at least one point in the voting and among the 35. Spence, hard-hitting Senator outfielder, was the only selection from the Washington team. Of the 34, Detroit and St. Louis had eight apiece, New York 6. Boston 4, Philadelphia 3, Cleveland and Chicago two each and Washington one. Speed Drying To speed drying of automobile finishes, parts are moved through "tunnels of light" in which nun. dreds of electric lamps provide heat from infra-red radiation. Hal Newhouser Named Tops In American League NEW YORK, N. Y. rial Ncw-houser, Detroit's great left hander, has been selected as the most valuable player in the American League by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, who previously had named Martin Marion, St. Louis Cardinals' shortstop, as the top man in the National League. We can find, no fault with either selection and we are glad to note that the writers did not blindly pick a player from each pennant winning team and let it go at that. Marion, of course, was the sparkplug of the Cardinals and Newhous-er was the pitching ace of his league. To get a true slant on their value to their respective teams we need only ask ourselves this question: Where would the Cards have finished without Marion or the Tigers without Newhouser? The voting was conducted on the bases of 14 points for first place, nine for second place. On this basis, Newhouser received 236 votes from 7 firsts, 10 seconds and (I thirds. Paul Dizzy Trout, the Tigers . i n: Tnn( tins ' 'ifprfl T111H KEEPS YOU IN TRIM! HELPS YOU RELAX ! Between Strikes You Can Enjoy Good Cold Drinks At Our Fountain Service Robinson 48 tiarf icld ... 11 Wiley 41 liliilgeliolt 10 Clinton 84J.ew(on ! Sullivan 34 Palestine 8 ' Casey 2N Paris 8 I Vim-rune 27 Martinsville- S I Brazil B!! (Hilling 5 ierstilieyer ailj Westville 8 lllooiiiington 15 Ijawreiicevlllo Marshal 14 Hugger 2 Charleston i: lllctaiell O i Linton IS LUCKY STRIKE 8 WELL-LIGHTED ALLEYS jj i IIL 1 l. - .. A i.Anr- ti-TOCCCJ hnjcr I . 1 kup'S TiHT A MOVIE OFFER f IMUMSy THIS IS ELAINE LUKEL7I &LAiNf riuvie -'--l mn 11 I rau, MJ I AND SHE'S HON6 FH0M ftUd .... XTTJ-IOMCVT SttDFLV I II I it . rzrz-rrzrrz-Sti I "w ,w ' xlUn UAMT HER AUlOOKArn WANT HER SI6NATUKte CJM IT'S SWELL Or J WICJHIUErfl Zr-ZY 'TTZTTil FORTH 1 I IXXIR HOU5E BUT) ( I'LL MANAGE) I I AX JZ. . ' VHT? f T I r-nfT-S hOUCAKlTTELLfSTlJT -J Vuti f?m MA UpE 1 M (TniN& Golden Arrows from Sullivan. Wildcat Gridders Allotted Third Place in Valley Clinton's Once--Defeated Team Given Rating Behind Robinson, 111. and Wiley Clinton's Wildcats, losing only one game throughout the entire 1944 football season, wound up third in the Wabash Valley ratings, the Wabash Valley High School Association Board of Control announced today. The Robinson, 111. Maroons, undefeated and untied, were given first place while Wiley of Terre Haute, which lost two games during the season, was tagged in second place. Kntire Schedule Valley The Maroons garnered 48 points under the Kelly point system of rating Valley teams, making up their entire schedule from Valley teams, all of whom they defeated. Five of the teams defeated by the Maroons finished with a rating of under ten points. . Wiley won only six Valley games since they played eight conference opponents, losing to two of them, Clinton and Robinson. However, the teams they defeated were in the upper bracket in Valley ratings, thus increasing their points. Clinton ended the season with seven wins, one tie and one loss, playing six Valley squads and losing to one. Sullivan, in the last game of the season. Clinton's point score was 34, half a point ahead of the Sullivan squad. The board of control announced the official standings at the annual Dr. G. R. McGUIRE CHIROPRACTOR X-Ray 235Vt Blackmail RUBBER STAMPS For Every Purpose 48-Hour Service THE DAILY CLINTONIAN CLEAN I r Jj ) liC' !y-A f STATION ON ) J o xV, -7- lJ -. ..... T U.vl-J (ROUTE 78 T -WEPfV tunes . I fc TT? lL "J . r, (, ' o 0-r- FILLING Theatre i sJ--- '-tiC lSiLJi fnp, I?ll. K.n Tuture. SynJ'. "ih" tl' I I ' 'i ' i : - ' " , mq&JMijitiitaV-yWs lYl I clumsy oxl YOKING WAT SOUND "' oM''iTiiMMcrj BV uaggS UGI4TEMIMG - I ImeAHWUIIC OBEVIHG HflBBV5 CKY.BUMCA K.-WuMGRATEFUL WENCH! ' (C0RO RUlNfcD Tn 'TAKE' OF MV I 1 n 6CN IS STlED BV HARSCVS UGUTENIN RACES THE stuDiOSTREET MMU AfclO t I MUST I FORCE MY ApCTUREt NOW I MUST DO THE J , HAIR - "1., S'VUiH1; rv;--Wnnia ff, M Warsaw cm J rB escs!!; Mini, Purdue Name Outstanding Plavers for 44 CHAMPAIGN, 111. The University of Illinois football squad announced today its selection of Claude K. "nuddy" Young, of Chicago, negro freshman halfback and sprint champion, as its most valuable player for the 1944 season. LAFAYETTE, Ind. Boris "Babe" Dimancheff, leading scorer of the western conference, was the choice today of his teammates as Purdue's most valuable plaj'er for the football season just ended. Ho hails from Indianapolis. Fifth Army Seizes Strategic Hill On Highway to Bologna ICV.nrli.tieo woru tiago 1 i the loft as the Germans launched counter-thrusts against Mount Cuc-coli and Mounte Grande. The attacks were thrown back. .Nazis Dig in for W inter However Yank patrols returned with the report that the Nazis has improved their positions where they had dug in for a "defensive winter i line." Coastal fighters from Italian bases attacked German motor transport nliing the Kiiinco-ltalian hordi " while the Allied llitlkan Air Kor strafed Nazi rnud tratrlc in All. i ilia, and Yugoslavia. Hud weather cancelled all nl-v.' air operations. COTTON fm HARRY mm J fWl& 1E W ifc To) OS IrtrrTV PEALEBS LABELgHllj AND -ONE MEETS T JG&JTHeI ffHO !N BUVITV y ' j NHP? ' MV PROFESSION I DOKTOR KRUOCL- rm$m rOi bri mm. DAILY CLINTONIAN

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