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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 2

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TiiP'iliy. Dfcpmfipr "11', TfTlT. T II E DA' ICY rCINTONIAN Page Two RATION CALENDAR applications for supplemental rat- t ions. Sloven All new heating, cooking and "ombinatiou heating and cooking sii;vi s. designed for domestic use, installation on or above the floor and for the use of coal, wood, oil, kerosene, gasoline and gas, are rationed. Certificates must be obtained from local Board. mi lie FIGHT MISERY where you feel it-rub throat, chest and back with time-tested f-- OAIES AMtK'CAN CUSTOM CHOCOLATES I M50 ) aul One pound, -SJI 35 WICKS V VapoRub ly accumulated during the night, but in the greater area of the New Knglaud states and in eastern New York the snow frequently was mixed with, or alternated with, rain. Pittsburgh reported 11 inches, Erie. Pa., 8 inches and other Pennsylvania points ranging from a few inches to a foot. At several points in West Virginia, where depths up to 15 inches had been reported, the snow had been packed down to a foot or less. Heavy snow fell in northern Ohio and southern Michigan, but from Indiana west the fall was negligible. Detroit had 6 inches of snow and several Ohio cities even more. In the deep south, in Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia and northern Florida there were flurries of snow which do not occur often and the temperature dropped below freezing. Snow fell also in Tennessee and Arkansas. Jn the midwest, where the storm appeared to be over, the temperatures dropped and highways were left in a hazardous condition. More than a score of fatalities were attributed to the storm, mostly from traffic accidents on icy highways. labor planning for production pro-grain of Wl'li." .Miss Perkins said. "Fi.Ning or wages and prices should be abandoned as soon as possible and the various activities of the governnienl in prevention of industrial disputes or their seltlemenl should he permanently attached to the Department of Labor, including the lunciion of the War Labor Hoard. Ihe Nalionaly Labor ltela-llons Hoard, and the labor division of WI'H." in an opening message to the three - day conference. President Rooseiell said that the luited Stales --- now entering its fourth winter of war - knows that its lirst responsibility "is to produce Ihe goods, enough and on time." He added that there also was a responsibility to strengthen our Democra-lic foundations and that the annual labor conference was doing that. Secretary Perkins recommended the following fields for action by the labor legislation conference: basic labor policy, including slat minimum wage legislation for reconversion and postwar, improved and extended wage payments and wage collection laws: state laws to abolish sub-standard wages and working conditions in industrial home work; protective statutes for migratory farm workers; raising the standards in states which do not yet meet the lti-year minimum age level in the employment of children. and strengthening slate laws and codes for promoting safety and help in iBHEBHBBra The Chicago snowfall was put at , IV jnciieH jjjus uiiu even miller Jll other parts of Illinois. Fort Wayne, Ind.. had 8 inches. j bile registration uunioer anu siaie. Air traffic was resuming from the Motorists should write li)44 num-Chicago airport where only two of ! bers on book and on coupons. Mil NEWS OF MEN IN THE SERVICE (Continued from pase 1) Forces is now stationed on the J'hil-lupine Islands. Fred was transier-red from New Guinea. U.S.A. Mrs. Tlielwa Jiaxeiidale lias received word that her husband Sidney J. Raxendale lias been jjiotnot-ed to Fireman first eiass. F 1 -e itax-eadale lias been on duly in the South West J'aeilic for the past six moUlilB. He was recently in tin' I'. H. operations on J-eyte. U.S.A. Mrs. Mable .Sanquenetti of Walnut street lias received word that lier husband, J't'c. William Saiuiuenetti has arrived safely somewhere in Kugland. U.S.A. Mario Contri who is stationed at Amarillo, Tex. has been llyiliK train-iag missions aeross the stales, lie arrived in Clinton Saturday on a short furlough at his home. U.S.A. TSf!t. Hiehard Thomas. Jr. son of Richard Thomas of south of Clinton is expected home on a furlouKli soon. He has been serving with the South West Pacific for the past months. He has helped establish beachheads in several inland invasions. n Reorganization Of Labor Department Urged by Perkins WASHINGTON. I). C. Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins today advocated a postwar reorganization of the government's scattered labor machinery and the abandonment of wage and price fixing as soon as possible. Addressing the eleventh national conference on labor legislation, the secretary also warned labor commissioners and union delegates from 42 states that the authority of the federal government will be expended unless the state enact decent labor laws and vigorously enforce them. A reorganization of the Uihor department and the resignation of Secretary Perkins has been demanded for some time by the AFL and CIO. President Koosevelt is said to be ready to replace .Miss Perkins when the two big labor groups agree on her successor. "Various functions relating to labor matters now scattered through many agencies of tile government, should be consolidated in the I'. S. Department of Labor after the war. including those of the Employment Service and the Apprenticeship and Occupational Training Service of the War Manpower Commission and the bi'KCJai.ist'S omu i.: i M' f..ni,ir,;i Uu b Tiinriiioti A Aiin-r Clinic. jSHii-ven tl pa)D. IkIiIiik. winii'sK (JI'lt'K! 'il.ui t'-u.'.t to (brink tvelliii;: : ...fr.ns. (;..( jsi.wi tul.c 'J'hnriit CD cV Wiiiur - 1 : -1 :i ! tini n;ri,l , Or ci-t 'i'boraluu A Minor Iter i.'il Mii'Ml(irii--, .iihj a few cuti more. Try nod'oiis,' v::y Xul'.vl". At nil g'lud ilni1,' e-tnrr fi t w lu re. In Cli tit uli ut (.iillis JMiurinitt-y. nTuTfeF Dcumatic Pain Longer wftfcoat try in Williiimn R1JX Compound. m m'ir with yourst-lf 1 Khuumalic muscular . pmim "ttr you down", rob you of pleasure, mate you Icok nd feel old before your time. Give RUX a fair test. The relief fog k my be so prompt that you w ill tfeanfc ftUX from the bottom of your tvmrt. Act now to find toothing relief of athinjr QMtes by fibUirtitiK a bottle of liquid iUlarni RUX Compound today, TrUp only mm directed. Recommended and aold by WHITE'S PHARMACY L Yank Forces to Make Up Large Part of Reich Occupation Army LONDON. Knglaud. An American army of occupation several hundred thousand strong is jtoing to be kept in Kurope indefinitely 10 help police Germany under the present Allied plan for control of the defeated lieicb, this correspondent learned today. The size of this force means that more than one American general will take charge of the American zone of occupation in southern Germany. No one at this stage can say how long American boys will remain in the Keich except that it will be an indefinite time. The United States, Groat liritain and Kussia are understood to be in complete agreement on the necop.rfity of placing no time limit on the occupation of Germany. The tripartite plan is based solely on the determination to prevent Germany from rearming again and becoming a menace to the peace of the world. The exact number of I'. S. troops required in the army of occupation lias not yet been determined but it undoubtedly will bo much higher than generally realized at home. Questionnaires already have been circulated among the American and British forces inquiring whether men. especially those with a knowledge, of Germany, are interested in signing up for the respective armies of occupation for periods, according :o one report, up to three years. In some instances British wives also have signed up to do clerical work in order to be with their husbands. Avoid Past Krrors The United States. Rritafn and Russia have agreed they must try to avoid the mistakes of the last T.ar such as permitting Gorman eoldiers to march home in formation. This time Germans will be rent home individually stripped of regimental insignia. The rule aganst fraternization for occupational troops will be enforced most vigorously. While the United States naturally has no territorial claims on Germany, it is understood that the American government accepts the principle of plans to amputate certain parts of Gorman border territories and for the use of German labor for the reconstruction of devastated areas of invaded countries. However, there has been no definite agreement yet reached on how much German territory will be annexed or how many Germans will be compelled to serve in rebuilding work. Hoosiers Shiver as Icy Winds Blast State; Workmen Clear Roads INDIANAPOLIS, lnd. VVintry bluyis sent shivers up Hoosier spines today while even colder weather was forecast for tonight along wiib lislit snow in east and north portions of the state. Temperatures will range i'rora 10 to 3 2 degrees above zero in sections north, west and fouth of Indianapolis, the Weather l;tireau said, while 12 lo 15 degrees was predicted lor the area to the east. In the meantime. State- Highway Commission crews worked to clear ice-covered highways from Lal'oi te lo 1'ort Wayne where driving was described as hazardous. Koads also were reported icy in spots north of T. S. 40 in the Craw f orcls ille and Oreenfield areas. Roads in the bulanee of the state were clear except in tile eastern half of tiie Seymour district. The widespread snowstorm which blanketed all the midwest ext nded lis territory today to the east and ewD the unaccustomed southland. The eastern snowfall came when the storm that swept the central states tied in with one already brewing in the east, the weather experts explained. Up in Portland, Me., there were In excess of S inches of snow, mosl- its' Wordsand Rhythm Vow slip us a word. If w slip on it, w slip you cosh! Join hS (un (his oftrnoonl NEW! DIFFERENT! YOU'LL LIKE IT! Ui iacio rut ret uruwAt smc x ; ) ' 1 X' vfLVh L4 1 1 I Patton continued to nieet the toughest German resistance, absorbing numerous new counterattacks in its battle area deep in the fastnesses of the Siegfried Line. Desperate enemy efforts were made to dislodge the Third Army troops from their bridgeheads at itil-lingen and Saarlautern but till failed. Hard l-'ightiiiK W idespi'cad There was hard fighting all along the front, with the Germans bitterly contesting every Inch of ground and giving way only when overwhelmed by a saturation of Allied lire-power. Pointing up Ihe repealed warnings of American shell shortages and official demands lor increased production. Nazi broadcasts spoke time and again of Ihe incredible avalanche of flaming steel being thrown against the Germans. j LONDON, Kugland. More than 1,250 American bombers escorted by over 900 fighter planes today attacked Important railways at Hanau. Darmstadl and Leuna. Germany, as well as a synthetic oil plant at Merseherg. LONDON. Kugland. Mosijullo bombers of the Royal Air porce blasted the German industrial city of Hannover anil the port of Hamburg during Ihe night, the air ministry announced today. (The approach in daylight of a "weak" Allied bomber formation over western Hungary and Silesia and lower Austria and upper Silesia was reported by the German home radio, according to the JVC.) The Pritish Mosquitos also attacked objectives in western Germany, the communique said. One plane was reported missing. New Draft Orders '"Freeze" Workers On War Jobs (Continued from page J) instructions were released by Cul. .Hitchcock after lie had received a telegram ji-om Maj. ion. Lewis iJ. Hershey, national selection service director. Meanwhile. Gen. Hershey w;,s quoted as indicating that selective service regulations are being amended to channel to military service all registrants under 38 years old who drift from essential jobs. Those revisions will bo announced by the end of the week, it was paid. More Higid Application. It was predicted, however, that the new order merely will diroct a more rigid application of t ho regulations in effect, proiding ttiat occupations My deferred men under US may bo drafted if they leave jobs that qualify them for classification in 2-A or 2-JJ. WASHINGTON, P. C. Thousands of war workers in the 2tf through ;J7 ;t:e group were "frozen" tight in their jobs todays while other physically-able men in this caterory wore warned to get into vital employment immediately or prepare for induction into the armed forces. Wain AgaJjist Change Selective Service Director Lewis U. Hei-Khey ruled that occupationally deferred draft registrants in the 2fi-'M group must obtain permission from local draft boards before changing jobs. This even includes moving from one war plant to another. Gen. Hershey also instructed ihe boards to begin a prompt review oi all cases of occupational draft deferment, cracking down in instances where borderline deferments have been allowed. fs& Yanks Annihilate Japs Holding Out In Levte Garrisons (Continued from page 1) port and pushed forward lo capture it within lour days after their brilliantly executed maneuver was launched. The 77th captured great quantities of supplies of all kinds in their swift advance and are set for their promised assaults from the rear on the northern segment of the Yama-shita line. LincK Ad valu e Firmly The northern segment of the line has h-en holding oft' the advances of the American 32nd Division. MacAr-thur reported that t he 32nd lias been hampered by virtually impassible terrain conditions but nevertheless managed to advance their lines slowly but surely. Aerial Warfare Mounts f As the battle on the ground mso , iiiiuiA, y uK-i if aii t:i a 1 1 eon- j ; tinued their devastating sweeps over) the I'h-j'ppines and the southwest I Pacific with a particularly heavy i raid being launched at Japanese pe- troieuiu refineries on the island of ! Borne-i. I H-'ivy units hurled 79 tons of bombs on petroleum installations at Tarakan and Halikpapan, on Bor-neo' eastern coast, turning the tar- ; get ::re.,t into internes of flaming : oil. Direct hits were scored on pipe lines and storage tanks and as the viia! ttiel gtish d from the ruptured ; containers. (lames covered t h installations, with smoke rising to 1 000 feet, visible at a distance of 120 miW- J Essential Oili j Essential oils include citronella, j lemon grass, and vetiver, basic to manufacture of menthols, perfumes, insect sprays, etc. 1 Processed Foods Iilue stamps AS through ZS and A-5 tlirouKU KB in Hook 4 good for 10 points indefinitely. Meals, Cheese and Dairy Products All red stamps AS through ZS and A5 through PS in Book i valid indefinitely for rationed meats, cheese and dairy products. Stumps worth 10 points each. Sugar Stamps 30, 31. 32 and 33 in book 4 good for 0 points until further no-tico. Stamp 40 in book 4 good for 5 pounds of canning sugar, blioew No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 "airplane" stamp in Hook 3 good for one pair each until further notice. Always present Hook 3 when making purchase as stamps are invalid if re-1 moved from ttie book. tiasoline 1 Stamp A-13 good for four gallons j through J)ec. 21. H-4 and (.'-5 good for C gallons until further notice. T (Fourth Otr.) good for 5 gallon through Dec. 31. E. Kl and good for 1 gallon. K, Kl and good for 5 gallons. A. B. C, V and T coupons are not valid until they i 1 .,...l 1 !,,!, neurit. .iiue ijt-eii vuuuioru , . j stumped or printed with the automo- eage record must be submitteu wan ui lost 52 Lbs.! WEAR SIZE 14 AGAIN" MRS. C. D. WELLS, rT. WORTH At Pictured Hara You any lose pounds and liuvc:i Iiiotc Blunder, gr:iL-t.-f ul liiiuri-. .No1 miTcim.'. No druB. No lui;.tivei. Jr.ut meat, pot u tor, pravv. butter-The exjjerit'iii e of Mrs, Well niixy or muy aw tie (intercut man yi In cltniiu! tieta conducted by medio I dortyid moir tiiun 1(M person lost 14 to JS pouttiia a i ecu a- In few Hecki, with tbr AYDS Vitamia CuJy HtJui h.e Han. With titi a A)da I'lan you don t cut out any nicili, cianliee. potuux. lne.itbi or batter, you eiinjjlycut ttit-m down It'i tfrii:i)le imd earner wl.t-n you enjoy delirioua (vitunnu forti-ti.d) AVUS before each nif.il. Abiu-lutely barml'-f iU days euimly of Ayih- oidy i. il not d-J.itNi'-a w. WUM-:V BAt'K with Uiu vy Inst box lill.I.J.S J'HAJi.MA;i L'Jl Mailt Si. Christmas Gifts. Choose yours 1 j I j ' i I I I I Yanks Within Mile of Dureh, Key to Cologne (Continued from page 1) snow lo Ihe outskirts of Hoven and jMariaweilor. A crossing of the lioer river at Hoven is now within rifle range of American Seventh Army troops and Duren itself is gravely threatened, front-line dispatches disclosed. Duren lies approximately 29 miles west of t'ologne. lto.i Keuval HepcM-tcd Reports persisted of a general German withdrawal across the Koer to the eastern bank, raising the possibility that American forces may be able to take J)uren more or less intact. The Hermans ruthlessly sacrificed Aachen and scores of towns and villages between it and Cologne, but the absence thus far of any coordinated Allied bombardment of Duren indicates the Nazis may abandon this area without resorting to the street and house fighting which invariably spells such complete destruction. Seventh Ojiens Mew Offensive Coincident with the gains along the lioer. scored along a front of 10 miles. German broadcasts reported that Lieut. Cen. Alexander Al. Patch and Ihe United States Seventh Army to the south had opened a lull-scale offensive aimed at a breakthrough into the Palatinate east of the Saar territory. These broadcasts followed official Allied announcement that the town of Hagitenau. strongest enemy garrison in that sector, had been cleared J of all resistance except for isolated i snipers. Patch' army, moving for- ! ward along a 20-mile front between Hie lower Vosges Mountains and the Rhine, gained up to five miles and ! outflanked the enemy slrongpoint of Mertzwiller. j Hitter Resistance to Third The American Third Army under command of Lieut. Gen. George S. J fllnlnn Man FfIt Like Vi-V" , 17 II 5w0lle0 Ballon; rllll 01 Stomach Gas lieeently, a Clinton man slated ' Mint lie used to feel like a swollen balloon alter every meal. He would bloat full of gas and Kit up aeidu-ous liquids for liours alter eatiiitr. Has terribly constiiat-d. This man is one of tJie hundreds In this vicinity I who now iiraise KKH-M'XI. He slates be was anuueed at Hie results I when he took this medicine. Now be eats what be wants without Has or i bloalinic, and bowels are regular for Ihe first time in years. He feels like ' a new man. i HKBHIXI' contains 12 fireat ! Herbs ; they cleanse bowels, clear i aas from slomach, act on luCKi"li liver and kidneys. Miserable eoj)le soon feel different all over. So don't So on sufferiiilt! tiet EKIJ-HKM'! While's (Itexall) riiaiuiacy Drug Klore. now and avoid the rush. the scheduled incoming flights landed yesterday and only two of the 27 outgoing flights took off. The heavy fall of snow brought joy to the younger element the toboggan and ski slides in Chicago's forest preserves were opened to the public. Nitrate Monopoly Chile has a world monopoly of natural nitrates, and is second only to the United States in copper production. Nearly all of both products are exported, largely to the United States. Before the development of synthetic nitrates (for explosives and fertilizer.';) this Chilean product was the country s foremost item of world trade; place. today copper has taken its We still h&ve a lot of nice iii.!,i.i.J.i;.i.tn;.i.J.si: . - 7 J" 4ml I; RAYON , Full fashioned s exciting new ilieer clear 42 i rayon. Caymode ' Siiiik-4 ' a BARELEG 45 IJ Are crooked V worry? Wear . let: hose. Sheer flowing winter He?. C. S. Pat. y " I- 1 FULL-FASHIONED I HOSIERY : j j loveliness in yjf f - .$ win. or shades. '$ yjg and 4t gauge ,. , f W qua.ily. .1 jf j j r .1 I II"' Anl.li".! I j " j i y HOSE V 1 ! f, y seams your f f 'w V searaiess bare- V. e J in rich. V -i . V ) shades. V i)f " j S Ott. ';' f-' 9 Have Your Dry-Cleaning Done "THK MODEL WAY" 323 S.MAIN :-: PHONE 13 536 S. FOURTH :-: PHONE 55 MODEL CLEANERS A model rhyming means more wear, Superb is w hiil our IrieiiH- na ture. For heller looks lintli night and da. Dry clean jour doilies the Model Way. CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL CARNIVAL I TONIGHT ONLY j JIMOK HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING 3 TUESDAV, DEC. 12 Doors Open 6:45 P. M. rO-NTlXUH S VITKA HONS: ruk Walk, Jmoii Tiw. Iaiir- biff ut the Trm-atro, ric-catrrs H a. n. Hoiim f TeiTor, For- 4 tunc Tlliny, liHlins the Sti. KTHKI('I'KI SIKtWS: Ui-U SvhmA ;u-ivtivs. 7 i. in. r'irart mt 9 p. m. "IVilil Soil of Ihi' TUmii. a liichHliaina pifwntod hy family mrmhns) h p. m. and "jx'JiK'd hi lo p. m. "His Ozark 'oiiin" ( If ill-ltilly Sone. lan oj., .nHiir iind A -rordion) 7:M ! r'n-Jtt-d tu H:iW and tf.:M.

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