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December 19, 1944

The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 3

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Pagn Three IHE DAILY CLINT ONI AN Tuesday, December 19, 1944. Clinton Social Notes Airmen Blast German Lines Slicing Yanks (Continued from page 1) Methodist Key's Class Holds Christmas Breakfast Twkenty-one members of the Keys Tuesday The Crompton Hill Bunco Club, meet at Antoninl's at 6:30 p. m. for a chicken supper. Later at the home of Myrtle Stickle with Katie Dugger and Eva Ugo In charge. Please bring ChriBtmas gifts. WWC Christmas party, Daugherty residence, 7:30 p. m. 756 Elm street. Loyal Hearts Class of the Christian Church, Christmas party, Mrs. Claude Balrd, 810 Walnut street. 7:30 p. m. Mrs. Joe Shaw, assistant hostess. Bring 60c exchange gift. Wednesday Women of the Moose, Moose Hall, T":30 p. m. Friendly Bunco Club. Christmas throughs had carried German" assault forces under KiuJi Marshal Karl (lerd vou Hunds&.dtj 2otsffles inside Belgium. '' ' : ' ' Headquarters of Gen. Dwlght D. Elsenhower disclosed .that Incessant attacks by Allied war planes already have cost Von Rundstedt more than 500 German tanks, half-tracks, motor transports und railway cars either destroyed or damaged. A spokesman reported "desperate efforts" by the Germans to hold the United Slates Third and Seventh armies in their present positions on their respective rronts to prevent penetrations that might necessitate diversion of German troops from tho offensive effort In the Monschau ar-eu. Third Army dlspulilus reported "unusually'' aggressive German pa trols In union on that section or tho Siegfried Line. MEN'S FITTED Traveling Cases Grnuinc leather trivel catet fined wuh comb, mirror ind compirr merit foe toilet need. same pitiful bundles and pushing the same sagging carts they trundled back to their homes after their recent liberation. Through the excitement, truck-loads of doughboys and long convoys of artillery, ambulances, sup-piles and ammunition rumbled steadily up to the new positions. PARIS, France. Aided by sweeping Allied air attacks that cut deeply into German armored strength, the United Stales First Army today stabilized and reinforced Its lines against the great Nazi offensive on a 60-mlle front from Monschau to the south. Lee Carson. International News Sservice correspondent with the First Army, flashed word that Ihe American lines had been strengthen ed and reformed after Initial break ground. Another 192 Nip aircraft were damaged. (Pacific Fleet headquarters In Pearl Harbor said 28 Jap ships had been sunk and 66 others damaged In waters around Luzson on Dec. 15. Eight railroad trains and locomotives were hit and some 25 military ve hicles were destroyed.) In the campaign on Leyte, Gen. MacArthur announced. Yank ground units captured strategic Valencia airdrome, several miles north of the Port of Ormoc. western Leyte. The airdrome was taken by the veteran troops of the 77th Infnntry New York's famous Statue of Liberty Division which spearheaded a drive for complete conquest of Leyte. Iu.li Inlto Mlndoro Meanwhile, on Mlndoro Island. due Bouth of the main land mass of Luzon, other American troops have pushed their lines well Into the in terior with little or no opposition from Jan forces. MarArthur flatly reported that "the enemy Is offering no ground opposition" on Mlndoro and pointed out that the surprise landing on the southern tip or the Island within 155 miles of the Manila area, apparently caught the Japs completely off balance. Smith In I S Hands MacArthur previously revealed that the complete southern sector of Mlndoro Is in American hands together with the town of San Jose and the San Jose airdrome which lies within thirty minutes flying time from the Manila area. On Leyte, In the southern sector of the battlefront near the American-held port of Ormoc. the Seventh Division, veterans of Attu and Kwa- jalein, completed "annihilation of remnants of the trapped (Japanese) 26th Division," the communique reported. The American forces counted 905 abandoned enemy dead in one day in this area. Nutritional Vain Top-class protein for tissue building, iron (or rtd blood, fat in an easily digestible form, and several of the vitamin alphabet are contained in an egg. A ROBERTA'S BEAUTY SHOP 187 North 7th St. PHONE 184-W PERMANENTS GIVEN AT NGHT 1 B-29s Scourge China Centers, Strike Omura (Continued from page 1) B-29 crews reported weak enemy air opposition and meager anti-aircraft the at their Chinese objective. They shot down five Japanese planes, probably destroyed three and damaged nine. The communique did not report whether any of the Superfortresses were missing from the double mis sion. GEN. DOUGLAS MACARTHl'R'S HEADQUARTERS, Leyte. Steady advances were made today by Anie-lcan ground forces on the islands of Mlndoro and Leyte in the Philippines as United States aircraft, credited with knocking out 742 Jap planes within a week, continued neutralization assaults against the Nipponese air arm, concentrating forays against enemy bases on the principal Island of Luzon. Jap Air Strength Hit Japanese aerial opposition was subdued by repeated sorties of A me rlcan airmen bent on paralyzing Nip ponese air opposition as the twin campaigns on Mlndoro and Leyte, aimed at eventual liberation of the capital of Manila, were pressed by ground troops. Carrier-based aircraft of . Adm. William F. Halsey's Third Fleet gave strong support of the troops com manded by Gen. Douglas MacArthur through repeated assaults which depleted the Jap aerial strength on Luzon. Gen. MacArthur In his regular communique announced the destruc tion In the past Veek of 742 Jap planes and credited both land-based army planes and carrier-borne forces with the achievement. The fleet fliers operating off Lu zon struck heavily at Jap shipping. rail communications lines and mili tary Installations on Luzon as well as Jap aircraft. Latest official announcements re vealed that carrier-borne planes on Dec. 13. 14 and 15 had smashed 61 Jap planes from the sky and destroyed an additional 208 on the ANNOUNCING The New Location of MARION'S BEAUTY SHOP 406 N. 9th Street PHONE 490 Mrs. Mary Jewell Hostess For Amoma Class Party The Amoma Class of the First Baptist Church licld Its indlviiliial class party at the home of Mrs. Mary Jewell oi' 1252 South Firth street Thursday evening. The grab bag was held during the opening of the party and each member of the class was presented with a small bottle of cologne by the teacher. A game was given by Norma Jean Weir In which blanks had to be filled In for the story or "The Night Before Christmas." The prize was won by Mrs. Jewell. Ruth Ann Dowdy entertained with a piano solo after which refresh ments were served In a room decur-ated In keeping with the holiday season. Those present were Ruth Ann Dowdy. Lee Thompson, Norma Jean Weir, Mrs. Jewell, Bruce Jewell and Ruth Adams. PlanB were made to have a spaghetti supper at Antoninl's Restaurant in the near future. Primary Members of Local Church Holds Recent Party Members of the Methodist Church rrhnary department enjoyed their Christmas party last Saturday after-noon from 2 to 4 p. m. In the primary room. Games were played with Linda Brown and Donald Matt Vrabic winning the prizes. Refreshments of ice cream, cake and peanuts were ser ved and the Christmas gift exchange was enjoyed. Hostesses for the party were Mrs. Will Wood. Mrs. Waiter Jones, Mrs. Charles Brown and Miss Joy McKIn- ney. ' . Little guests attending were Er- sel Burgess, Kay Ann Newlin, Kich-ard Mills, Joyce Goldner, John Coldner, Doris Dickenson, Joan Mc-Carter. Donald Matt Vrabic, Helen Dickerson, Ann Gerrlwh, George Carey, Donald Eugene McCarter. Ann Ashley, Coleen Ashley, Linda Brown, John Cottrell, Linda Jones, Michael Heacock, Charles Elder, Delia Falls, Joan Thomas, Jerry Smith and one guest, Allen Brown. Mrs. Robert G. Richmond of South Fifth street has received word that her husband has landed safely in England. L J I i num misery, as most mouiers do. Rub the throat, chest nd back with f time-tested V VAPORUB THE RADIONIC HEARING AID $ J A Complete, with Neutral tU Cotor Earphone and Cord. MfXMl A-l-A AocevtM br American liaUci Anociafto . Commctt m Phytic! I Medic tn It'l only a year old thii n:voth and already hag become the nation's most popular bearing aid! Thousands are now enjoying "Radi-nnk Hearing" through it. Come in for $amr tree demonstration during this special Anniversary Month. No obligation! WHITE'S PHARMACY Class of the Methodist Church en joyed a Christmas breakfast at the Clinton Hotel Sunday morning. The guests were seated at individual tables of four which were decorated with the Christmas color scheme and place cards. Following the breakfast, the class attended church in a body where Christmas gifib were exchanged. Members of the class presented the ofricers and teacher, Mrs. Max Johnson, Mrs. Frank Kell, Min. Alice Staats and Miss Merle Carlln, with a girt and Miss Anne Crowl, bride-elect, was also presented with a kiil from the class. , Those attending were Mrs. Frank Kell, Mrs. James Ashley, Miss Merle Carlln, Mrs. Winifred Dempsey. Mrs. Maymc Kelley, Miss Shirley Earles, j Miss Millicent Holt, Mrs. Alice Staats, Miss Mayme Williams, Miss Dorothy Devonald, Mrs. Martha Pollard, Miss Violet Powers, Mrs. Oliver Hayek, Mrs. Rex Cottrell, Mrs. Corlnne Hall, Mrs. J. H.. Sutton, Mrs. Thomas Rockwell, Mrs. K. W. Powell, Mrs. Peg Helms, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Walter Staats, Mrs. Helen Heacox, Miss Hunter and Miss jcrowl. Betty Harper Honored At Birthday Party Saturday Mrs. Marie Harper assisted by Mrs. Helen Benskin entertained with a birthday party Saturday afternoon In honor of her daughter, Betty Marie's, tenth birthday anniversary. nn.Hna ., nlavorl with tirlZPH ln., . r.rap '.TnhnHon. Patsv Thomas, Nancy Wooten, Barbara Harper, Helen Johnson and Bobby Johnson. Refreshments were served and "Happy Birthday" was sung. Those attending were Crace, He. len and Jane Johnson. Nancy Woo ten. Nancy Hall. Mildred Kelshelm- er, Mary Crossley, Elizabeth Evitt, Patsy Thomas, Bobby Johnson, Bob by and Marvin Gossett, Barbara and Billie Lou Harper and Betty Marie. Regrets were received from Shirley and Verlin Lee Klspert and Donald and Helen Craft. Universal Bunco Club Holds Christmas Party Mrs. Mafalda Sojack was hostess Monday evening for the Happy Hour Bunco Club Christmas party at Uni versal. During the business meeting it was decided to have the election of officers at the next meeting. De cember 27, where mystery pals for the coming year will be drawn. Mrs. Victoria Molle furnished the entertainment for the evening. Mystery pal gifts were exchanged. Bunco was played with prizes going to Mrs. Maggie Granger, high and travel: Mrs. Katie Guglielmetti. bunco; and Mrs. Rosemary Searing, low. DeliciouB refreshments were served. Mrs. Thelma Curry will be hostess for the next meeting. Henry Pressler, Tangier, was ad mitted to the Vermillion County Hospital today. Mr. Pressler was hit by a car and sustained a fractured leg. Floyd Mitchell. Cayuga. and , Catherine Drane and baby were dis missed from the county hospital Make Your Christmas Appointment Early! -fc All Lines Of Beauty Work Done ! 'I. ' g '4 fVW jrx ' f'ljf i i . Party, 7 p. m. Mrs. Marsonne Mott, North Water street. Falrvlew Home Ec Club. Mrs. Wil liam Beard, December 20, for all day meeting. Pot-luck dinner at noon. Bring mystery pal gift. Table service will be furnished. Stitch-in-Time Club. 1 p. m. Mrs. Clark Shirley, 822 Elm street. Social Sisters will meet with Mrs. Sam Roberts, Sr. for covered dish luncheon and Christmas meeting. St. Bernice Chapter of The Mil waukee Women's Club, supper and meeting, 6 p. m. at the grade school Each person bring a 25c gift for grab bag. Hostesses are Mrs. Reed Mrs. Hiddle. Mrs. Good, Mrs. Conner and Mrs. Dunn. Trl Kappa Christmas dinner at Clinton Hotel at 6:30 p. m. Phone 342 for reservations by 10 p. m. Monday. Party will follow at home of Mrs. Charles Biedinger, 659 South Third Street. Bring 60- cent gift. Golden Star Club. Mrs. John Po- pik, Christmas dinner, 6:30 p. m. ThursOav American Legion Auxiliary, Le- ', Bio" Home- 8 m Circle 2. WSCS, Mrs. Shaff, South Fourth street, 2:30 p. m. Helt'8 Prairie Home EC Club, Mrs. Lewis Reed, with Mrs. Raymond Blakesley as assistant hostess. This will be an all day meeting with a covered dish luncheon at noon. Each is to bring a gift for the gift exchange. Presbyterian Missionary Society of First Presbyterian Church and Hill Crest will have a Christmas party with Mrs. M. J. Tonner, 658 Black-man street, 2:30 p. m. Philathea Class of the First Baptist Church, 7 p. m. at the home of Mrs. George Chenhall, 241 South Fourth street: Each bring a gift for the exchange, also sunshine gift. Friday Christmas supper will be held Fri day at Center Church. 7 p. m. Bring covered dish and present for grab bag. Jolly Homemakers Club, Christ mas Party, Mrs. Mary McKay, South Main. Rebekahs- to meet at 7:30 p. m. for Christmas party. Each member to bring two sandwiches and a 25c gift. Saturday Primary department of Presbyterian Church will have Christmas party at the church from 2:30 to 4:30 p. m. Bring 10c gift. Octette Club Holds "Kid" Party At Heacock Home Mrs. Helen Heacock entertained the members of the Octette Club Friday at her home on North Fifth Btreet with a Christmas "kid" party and noon luncheon. The regular business meeting was held with the minutes being read by Mrs. Marion Southard. Mystery pals were revealed and a hankie shower was given in honor of Mrs. Louise Petak. Bunco was played with prizes be ing won by Mrs. Dorothy Hild. high and travel: Mrs. Southard, bunco; and Mrs. Petak, low. Those attending were Mrs. Julia Hatfield. Mrs. Mary Kimble, Mrs. Uva Plttenger. Mrs. Southard. Mrs. Mildred Hol-lingsworth. Mrs. Hild, Mrs. Petak and the hostess. Mrs. Baxendale Hostess Recently For Bunco Club Members of the Friendly Bunco Club met at the home of Mrs. Thel ma Baxendale on South Third street recently. Bunco was played at three tables with Mrs. Baxendale winning high Mrs. Josephine Chambers bunco and travel and Mrs. Margaret Crowder. low. This meeting ended the bunco tournament with prizes going to Mrs. Shannon, high; Mrs. Crowder. bunco; Mrs. Mott. low. Mrs. Mott will be hostess for the Christmas party which is to be held December 20. Mrs. Ros Percell of Long View. Wash, is visiting Mrs. John Richmond. Mrs. Percell formerly lived in Clinton and this Is her first visit in twenty years. Miss Ruby Meeker. Greencastle. Ind., was a guest at the home of her sunt, Mrs. Arnold Rodgers, Monday evening. Grewa Leisarely Late spring pigs can be grown leisurely with plenty of pasture. They can hog down corn in the fall, glean stalk fields, clean up after cat-tic and be ready for market the following March after the bog runs are over. If the spring pig crop appears to be excessively large, the newly bred sows and gilts can still be sold on the market. Bnrea Indians la Qaeboa Huron Indians, remnants of the tribe driven eastward by the Iroquois, have established homes at An-cienne Lorette, near Quebec, DR. O. R. BREDEWEG OPTOMETRIST Eyes Tested Glasses Made For Those Who Need Them CLINTON, IM. Phone 178 248 III kiimn St. xpi$ x?? S Kpig 4 SPECIAL NOTICE! For The Convenience Of CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS We Will Be Open EACH EVENING UNTIL CHRISTMAS s- ft- Wednesday And Thursday Eve. Until 8 P. M. Friday And Saturday Eve. Until 9 P. M. g If '.'' J.MV up E jgj IB ll 7 t 'li "7 Picture-pretty "personal" gifts for every Sk If a . V" ' y I I fif Christmas belle! Figure-slimming slips, A t?i it jV ! NV"" , f tl t I hi glamor nighties, wonderfully feminine robes, & 5j ;V . 'X ' " , f hostess gowns, pajamas too! Find her favor- ?jf H i ' ! If V HA ites here in our sparkling holiday collections. jgi : ' r ? "if -!j , i Back The Sixth War Loan Drive! g. . " ' i Buy Bonds! I V.V .".-V ROSENBLATT'S! ff. v v Will ikar At H P. M. WVduestlav und Tlinrsdnv :f" B?! ? si . . V V.. J And At H::m t M. l-'ridaj ami Kalurdnv- W a Ns v X.. ' J gi 3 S 6

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