The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana on December 28, 1944 · Page 3
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3' ': : : " : THE DAILY CLINTONIAN l'ugeTlirne Ti)rsd:i;MDc(!i"n!ber 28, 1011. iA LI DA Entire Family, 2 Friends Killed in Auto Crash FRANKLIN, Ind. Six persons were killed at Kdinburg late last ( Clinton Social Notes Fifth Army Falls Back Again in Face Of German Attack night when a northbound Pennsyl vania railroad freight train struck RAE Bunco Club Christmas J Christmas Day Dinner their car as they were returning Party Held at Hotel Friday Guests At Holden Home air. aii.l Mrs. Millnrd Holden, St. 1 The annual Christmas dinner par (Continued from page 1 Thursflay Regular meeting of Job's Daughters al fi ::!. Public installation services will lie held at the Masonic hall al 7::i0. (,'enienary W. S. C. S. will meet with Mrs. Roy Walters. Gifts will be exchanged. Dailies Auxiliary of One-Half Century club, meet at the club rooms, 7:::u p. in. Acme Club, 7::iu p. m. with Mrs. W. H. Mccracken. Sunday Christmas Program Given at Cayuga Church A Christmas program was given at the Christian Church In Cuyiigu both Sunday morning and evening by the primary and beginners department. The Primary Department sang the sonrj, "Christmas Time is Here," and "Little Baby In a Manger". Jack Hartley and Betty Jo Onley recited readings. Doris Barker recited "My Christmas Wish." and John Porter gave "Stars". The junior boys and girls each had Christmas dialogues. The Beginners Department reclled the Bong, "How We Spell Christmas". At the close of the morning program, Santa Cuius put in his appear entertained Christmas day ity of the RAK uunco Club war. held lie lire Fifth Army front. Field Marshal Newport Seabee Hails Third Anniversary Of 'Fightingest' Bunch (Editor's Note: The following article was Bent to the Hoosler State by Dale W. Reld, son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Reid of Newport. Along with the article was a letter in which young Reid said, "As one of the hometown men now serving with the Seabees overseas, I hope you will be interested in printing this little news item which was prepared by-one of our fellows in commemoration of our birthday, Dec. 28. It will give our families back home a great deal of satisfaction to know that the Seabees are being remembered.") The third anniversary of the "worklngest, fightingest bunch of men" in the nation and armed for Albert Kesselrtng's forces pounded Allied Mount Grande positions with a heavy artillery barrage and attacked American positions south of Mount .-tole, directly south of Bo logna. Fifth Army troops inflicted from a party. The entire family of Howard T. Hill, 50, prominent businessman and owner of a veneer company at Edin-burg, was wiped out in the tragedy. In addition to Mr. Hill, the dead included his wife. Corrina, 44; their two daughters. Florence Ellen, 17, and Virginia, 14. and two other Ed-Inburg girls, Annette Hardin, 16, and Melba Jean Talbert, 18. The possibility that the ice-covered highway was to blame for the accident was being Investigated today by state and county authorities. The collision occurred just before midnight within a block of the home where Mrs. Hill and the four girls had attenfied a holiday party. J. C. Wallace, of Louisville, Ky fireman of the train, said he saw Friday I)i;n Club, meet at 2 p. m. with some casualties and held ground. The Luftwaffe appeared over Mrs. I.oulso Connors, Soutli Third Willi a (linnnr for severnl guests. The dinner was srrved l a louK Iln-liip: table with a Initio cuke and big bowls of iinit and candy as Hie. renter pi 'IT'. Two l:u-;r' turkey" with all the triminie.'s were ,-eivecl to Sir. and Mrs. clarence Williams .'ohn Williams, 'Air. and Mrs. Don linker. Indianapolis. Mr. and Mrs. 1'fle Kep-arak. Mr. and .Mrs. Oniel 'Keltli and family of Tern? Haute, John (iiacher-to and family of Ceuteimry, Henry Hayes and ilatighter and Gerald Hayi's of Clinton and the host and hostess. A larKC Clirhitmas tree and tlie Fifth Army positions south and ance and presented everyone with u southwest of Bologna, t'unadlans Clear Henlo Area j)n the basement of the Clinton lintel Kridny evening. I Christmas decorations were used find a large Christmas tree was attractively deeorated. Following the dinner, a grab bag was enjoyed. Uunco was played at two tables with Mrs. Raymond Osiuon wiiiiiln;,-bunco, Mrs. Paul Osmon, IiIkIi; Mrs. Homer Katon, low and Mrs. Robert Itlelnnond, travel. j Mystery pals were then revealed and gifts exchanged. Names were drawn for mystery pals for the coming year. The remainder of the evening was spent in dancing. I Other members attending were Mrs. Neno Fennglio, Mrs. Ed Taylor, Mrs. Plato Mills and Mrs. Raymond Turner. Mrs. Raymond Osmon will be hos street. lieliekah start to practice at 7:30 p. in. In the hall. Saturday Canadian troops, maintaining the treat of candy and apples. The evening program was presented by the eholr. Special numbers were given liv Phoebe and Pauline Sinnck. Bar-l ara Curtis and Phyllis Ann Initiative in the Adriatic sector, continued their clearing of the east ces, the Navy Seabees. will be observed on Dec. 28 by 240.000 officers and men of the United States Naval octette. Club's New Year's dinner bank ot the Senio River northeast of parly. Vermillion Room, 0 p. m jirouiiiily. Construction battalions. Born just three weeks after the I Pearl Harbor disaster, with an ' the car an instant before the crash but was not sure if it had bkidded onto the tracks. Ben Yarber, of Jef- authorized strength of 3.000, the! Seabees won their spurs at Guadal-j canal and have been with the assnult Paring Vegetable Use a newspaper when paring vegetables. The trimmings cn be wrapped up quickly and the tabletop left clean. exchange of present were enjoyed. Christmas carols were sung. Installation Services To Be Held for Job's Daughters Installation services will be held fersonville, Ind., engineer, told po-' lice the freight was traveling only tin to .15 miles an hour because of' Till liTITA lAX('K One-hiiudreil couples attended the annual Tri Kappa dance held at the Aragoti ballroom Wednesday evening. "W "f Andy Kuleh received tho War Hnnd nl ven away by the local sorority. I Rossetta. Eriemy forces, contacted on the outskirts of Alfonslne, important road center of the Ravenna-Ferrara highway, were found to be defending in strength, using massive mortar fire. . It was presumed that American negro troops were bearing the main weight of the Nazi attack in the Serchio Valley, proving their high defensive capabilities. Circle Key ltoad. Junction The German attack went down both sides of the Serchlo and around troops In every major American , amphibious operation. They can now boast that they built the network of tess for the anniversary meeting which is to be held in two weeks. A hot-luck supper will be held. the weather and track conditions. I Harry Hill, former Indiana State I tonight at 7::io p. m. for new offi air and naval bases in the Pacific j that, pushed the Japs back 3.01)0 I Legislator, is a brother of the dead man. cers or the local Job's Daughters. officers being installed are Hilda Lou Salmond, honored queen; Betty J. Davis, senior princess; Mary YOU'LL ! Soldier Honored At Dinner l While Home on Furlough Pfc. James Earl Harper was honored with a home coming and w -2) Catherine Sawyer, junior princess; Changes Proposed In State Gross Income Tax Bureau Christmas dinner at tho home of his Margaret Ilene Piani, guide; and the Key road junction of Gullicano. two and a half miles west of Barga. miles; that they developed amphibious equipment and teclniiiiiies that helped carry the day on the African. Sicilian. Italian u n d Normandy beachheads. Kvory commissioned construction battalion is either currently overseas or has completed a tour of duty, many battalions now being on their second tour. S-jventy-six per cent of the seabees are now outside the con- parents, Mr., and Mrs. James Harper j MiU.ioll NeUSon, marshal'. - Louise pf 1408 South Eighth street. I Cilll ls the out-going queen. 1 Those-present were Mr. and Mrs. h A Bowball dance will be held at William Trosper and son, Leon, Mr. !i,,R Aragon ball room from 9 to 1 Gallicano, located at the head pf the Serchio Valley, is about 15 miles from' the sea and is 40 miles north- that our HOMEMADE CHILI Is Good YOU'LL LIKE T5 and Mrs. John Van Duyn arc the parents of a daughter borri' at the Union Hospital in Terre Haute Tuesday. The infant weighed seven and a half pounds and has been nam nd Mrs. James Harper and chil- m following the services. This is cast of Leghorn, Fifth Army supply port. lren, Joan. Joyce. .Tackle, all of Clio- The Mediterranean Allied Air a private dance for the Job's Daughters and guests. 'J , INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. The State Gross Income Tax Division will come under the jurisdiction of the state treasurer if a proposal approved late yesterday by the Republican legislative policy committee becomes a law, ' - - The proposal was one of several linenlal limits of the United States ; and only 0.000 essential men have; nevee ppen foreign service. As General Douglas MacArthuri wrote In a letter to Seabee, Chief I Force kept up its heavy air assault against the Germans, sending 2.8U0 heavy, medium and light bombers, ed Candace Deane. : t . T5 is in the 324 Engineering squadron in Belgium. Mrs. Tan Ion, Mr. and Mrs; Hartoy Hasting and daughter.'Mavtba nud grandchildren, Patty. Larry and Donald Ilay and Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Sollars and children, Lloyd, Jackie, Dounie dene and Judith all of Falrvlew. fighters and fighter-bombers over targets in Austria and Yugoslavia, presented to the committee by At- OUR HOMEMADE TIES French Fries, HandiviiTies, Coffee, Ice Crcnni, Soft Drinks SPEED GRILL DRIVE-IN North Main Street concentrating "in great strength" i tornev General James A. Emmert. Vice-Admiral Hen Moreell, "Tho only trouble with your Seabees is that you don't have enough of i hem!" ,1. T trnti .. . . the Po on Valley battle area Duyn was formerly Miss Gay Selp-man. 1 Cpl. and Mrs. James Griffin, route three, are the parents of a daughter born at the Vermillion County Hospital yesterday. The baby has been named Belinda Sue. Guests Attend Dinner At Knezevich Home Recently Mr. and Mrs. Oeortro Knesevlcn of rural route three entertained wilh a chicken and duck dinner on Christmas Day. Iluests attending the dinner were Joe. .Terr and William llnllhvell. Flora Hinkl". Andrew Slosh. Jr.. Mrs. Leslie ITinM". TtMlli Kiiykenrlal aiul acting in his capacity as chairman ; of a subcommittee to study and clnrl- j fy laws which are defective concern- , ' Mr. and Mrs. (',. II. Hriggs entertained witli a dinner recently in honor of their, daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ray H. Driggs and twin daughters, Mary and Janie. who are attending Slenhens College at Columbus. Mo. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY Mrs. Griffin was formerly Miss Rosemary Bain of St. Bernlce. ntlw.r tnw.ala ,.e..r f ' li riul hi uu wnt-A Rlin. DnHPld. Chill'.' l.anCe. T!e' Wider Civilian Use OfV-Mail is Urged By A rmy and Navy WASHINGTON, D. C. The Office of War Information reported today that the Army and Navy will begin an intensive campaign Jan. L, to urge wider civilian use of V-mail in an effort 4o speed delivery of some forty million pieces of mail per week to more than five million jMr. and Mrs. Curtis Louden, Mr. ! Knesevleh and Minnie Troupe am iiml Mrs. Wnkq Cerrlsh and children i David Ttousli of Cliiee:,o. unci Dr. anil Mrs. W. I). Cerrlsli. Mnalc. dancing, ami cards wen j Mrs. Tlrlggs who has been ill for ! enjovcl . hi niii'h.iut the afternoon. !. lo .. I m i. n.e 1 1. 1. . NOTICE We Will Close SATURDAY NIGHT at 6p.m. For INVENTORY PURPOSES lug the appointive power of the governor. Mainly the conflicts date back to a supreme court decision invalidating the 1941 reorganization acts but leaving In effect a measure repealing a plan passed during the time Paul V. McNutt, Democrat, was governor. The McNutt act centralized appointments in the hands of the governor while the 1941 reorganization acts passed by a Renublican-controlled assembly, sought to remove from the gubernatorial office certain appointive powers. Mrs. Shannon Hostess For Friendly Bunco Meeting Mrs. Mae Avernathy, Route one, Mrs. Craee Darrol, Cayuga, and Max Itlgsby of North Third Street were eiidly Iiunco Club met at The Fr i U. S. troops overseas and relieve o'" "lis. Mary Shannon on elllll su-eet I as i niglil wilh pis nresinl. thp liom. South Se ten mem admitied to the Vermiilioii County Hospital, yesterday as medical cas- currently overtaxed air transport The proposed gross income tax service. Aur, . j .. . . , , , la, nnimHmnnl ninnl.l nllnnr Iho irnit. N i Mrs. Anna Soyack of route two uwi sum uie uiai volume oi m-!"1 "'"niuiuuii "u" yy- j Mr. and Mrs. Paul Yost und .daughter. Nancy Curol. of Imliana-I 'polls were holiday guests of Mrs.' iYosts pa i en is, Mr. and Mrs. .l.iyj iKIndred of Sou I li Fourth street. I i j J Mrs. Margaret "Suillli of Indiana-' polls spent Die Chl lslnias linliila.vs j with her daughter. Mrs. Mae llol-i llngsworlh and -family of Clinton, i .i I i Mr. und Mrs. Arthur llild an 'I ! 'Mrs. Laura Kiss spent Christmas j with Mr. mill's family ut .Mcnrloiu. 1 ;m. . I ernor to designate the treasurer of state as ex-officia director of the coming and outgoing V-mail this year was almost double the 1943 rate was admitted to the county hospital Tuesday as a surgical case. ! but recent reductions in the use of Donalene Overpeck of route one admitted to the county hospital I microfilm s6rvlce by overseas tr00ps The annual election was held with Mi;s. Iletty Re, ,1 as president. Mrs. Mavgarel Crowder is lie onl-j-'oing president. Uunco was played and a new lour-nanietit has been started. Winners for the eveijing were Mrs. Crowder. high and travel. Mrs. Marion retnlt, Iiunco and Mrs, Mnynin Osborne, low. Mrs. Jusejihin". Cliamliers will be liostess for the next meeting. and civilians at home "has been of yesterday as a tonsillectomy case. Yanks, German Build Up Strength for 2nd Gross Income Tax Division. It recommends that a director and two assistants be appointed by the governor, serving up to four years, but at the pleasure of the chief executive. Presumably the state treasurer would be consulted in the appointments. The proposed amendments, although it would not add to the annual $7, GOO salary of the incoming treasurer, Frank T. Mlllls, of Camp-bellsburg, would place considerably more power in his hands. Other recommendations made by Emmert included: An amendment to the purchasing law which would give the governor the authority to appoint and dis concern to the Army and Navy."' The Army and Navy campaln 1b predicated on the following factors: 1. The volume of mail has increased drastically due to higher numbers of servicemen overseas. 2. Maximum utilization of cargo space of all kinds, especially . air transport, is required. 3. Extenson of supply lines has progressed deep into the European and Pacific war theaters. 4. Constant, uninterrupted flow of letters is vitally important to servicemen's morale. CLINTON STORE Terrific Clearance Priced Values In This End-of-the-Month Sale At Root's! Mm i'! Members of the Rebn'cai, Lodge Round in Crucial Battle jiiiel ).:.'. KrWay ovenin- for tlie an-1 wmf ALLIED ARMIES ON THE piual cbriKHnas n.-ntv. This Tartv(WESTERfJ FR0NT- i uneasy, was held following the regular bus!- rostlofB uleti tne Anies and the nes-s meet ins. GermanB are feeling out each other's "' mnt,":is enjoyed (Iefcnsea today an(1 building up pow-and a l ilt exchange held. Relresh-1 fir for a second round ln the decl- Gain A FEW DROPS Quickly Rellne Olitress of Tiih! meiits were perveil at small litotes. i sive battle of the European war. er'owi! ;:y- in attendance. A l;i The first drive definitely is ov It's so ranto get prompt, effective relief from dis miss the state purchasing agent. A similar provision in the budget law giving the governor control of, the state budget director. An amendment to permit the gov Mii:fi Vjixinei' Ihi'T'er wlio is receiving a IJ. S. decree al liie I'ni-vel'Kitj at 'asliiiifclon. i. C. is sneiuiiiiK her Chi-Kiijni.s vacation Willi le'r hiMer, .Mrs. Itruno and t'juiiily ami other relatives. tress of head colds with Va-tro-nol! Works right where trouble ls to reduce congestion soothe Irritation make breathing easier. Also helps prevent many colds from developing if used in time. Try it! Follow directions In folder. SCPCSVA-YS10N0L Seven Only MEN'S PLAID SHIRTS 1.55 24 Men's TIE AND HANDKERCHIEF SETS 1.00 ernor to name the examining board ; Summit Grove Current News Mrs. Viola Ferguson Guest Over Holidays; Other News and Notes er," sad an Allied staff officer in commenting on the stemmed German offensive. "The Germans are consolidating their gains and getting set to uncork a second punch," he said. Slril.e ill .New Area While the enemy continues to pour fresh panzer units into the great i:ah curved into American lines 10 il;tys aire, sends armored columns deeper through the gap, engages In j for certified public accountants, in eluding the 'chief examiner of the i State Hoard of Accounts and two , certified public accountants. Anolb-j er proposes that the inspection and supervision of public offices become 1 a duty of the State Board of Ac-1 counts. ' Mr. and Mrs. Collett Harrison and rnoridic attacks in the far north of 3' tlie tteli'hiii corridor and also to the daughter, Mary Adeline, enjoyed an oyster supper given Friday by Mr. MEN'S LEATHER HOUSE SLIPPERS 2.99 s-inith, il is none too gentle a re- eliinler that Nazi Field Marshal Highest Ceiling Prices PAID FOR YOl'R USED CAE SUE I K IlKI'Oltli YOU SEI.I,! WILSON, JUSTICE and OSELLA Kail Ceid von Rundstedt's second and Mrs. M. G. Miller. Mrs. William Sampson, Chicago, III. spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Milo Heskett and family. bolt of strategic ligbtuing may strike elsewhere. . With the victorious holding action MEN'S OVERALL JUMPERS 1.47 1.69 Mrs. Martha Dickey and Dallas Dickey spent Christmas Day with the Carpet Beetlei Because carpet beetles feed on all types of material that And their way into cracks of the floor and house, they may build up to a heavy infestation without sign of - their damage to wcolen articles and without the housewife's knowledge. It is t housecleaning time that this type of insect infestation often comes to light. by the infantry force cut off at Bas- Phone 427 AUTO H.1IJCS 883 S. .Till Kt. togne and the defeat of a crack SS panzer division in the Stavelot area, both flanks of the German salient have been halted and the western most thrust slowed to tentative pro bing after running head on Into sev DURANT CARPET SWEEPER 4.98 former's son, Chester Dickey and family of Rosedale. Mr. and Mrs. Emory Bonebrake and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bishop of Newport. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fader and son, Marshall of Marlon, left Monday evening after spending Christmas with Mrs. Fader's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heskett. Mrs. Raymond Gosnell and son. Jimmic were guests of Mrs. Gosnell's ALL MAKES OF TIRES RETREADED- PROMPT SERVICE ROBERTA'S I BEAUTY SHOP 187 North 7th Ht. i PHONE 184-W J PERMANENT3 U GIVEN AT NIGHT I Ladies "Fuzzy-Wuzzy" SLIPPERS Blue and Wine Were2.99Now2.49 Three Pound Box COOKIES Boxed For Mailing 1.29 parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Miller Christmas Day. No. Two GALVANIZED TUBS 1.49 RETREAD YOUR SMOOTH TRACTOR TIRES Mrs. Jim MrWbnrtcr, Rockvllle, eral disastrous battles wilh American armor and veteran infantry forces. Funnel ftunpllew TTi rough Despite the almost ideal air operations weather recently, the GermanB have been continuing to funnel pan--er forces into the gap and aBsembl-ing Volkserenadler, infantry and special armored task forces immediately east of the Belgian border, Klement of eicht panzer divisions l ine been Identified on the northern Hank and at least eight on the southern flank which still ls "fluid." The Germans continue to lace tbronrh the defenses in some sectors on the northern flank, in filt ratine: specially trained and equipped spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Martha Dickey. Mr. and Mrs. Beauford Sbewmak- or spent Christmas Day with their FRIST daughter, Mrs. Lora Potter and family of Dana. MA Mrs. Viola Ferguson left Friday to spend the Christmas holidays vis CLOWN COOKIE JARS FLOWERED TEA POTS 6 pc. REFRIGERATOR SETS EGG PLATES iting her son, Charles Ferguson. Clinton and daughters, Mrs. Tressle Carpenter and Mrs. Alec Oliver, Ter re Haute. Mr. and Mrs. Collett Harrison and ' r0 MAXIMUM TRACTION f f ' Let our factory-trained &J02? I f'4 t exports retread yourtirea. J I PSi ' You get positive cleaning ( 3 rsj' and maximum traction vVF 11 trJSr with the Firestone jtyfM Triple-Braced Tread j sags no Mnwmo vt' daughter, Mary Adeline, were among tlie guests entertained with a turkey dinner Sunday at the home of Mr. FUNERAL HOME DAY OR NIGHT AMBULANCE SERVICE PHONI ioa troops behind the American lines. German dvisions, including SS outfits and panzers, are known to be held ln reserve for commitment on the western front if and when they are needed. Allied interest is focussed partially north of the gap, near Linnich, where the GermanB have thrown two bridges over the Roer river which again lias readied a lower water level, possibly indicating the enemy's intention to cross to the western in tli is area. Harrison's parents, Mr.' and Mrs. Warren Harrison, south of Clinton. CAST IRON SKILLETS No. 8 size 1.10 No.6 size 95c Cast Iron - Pyrex Lid CHICKENFRYER 2.45 Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sbewmak- er, Harrodsburg, Ky. arrived Tuesday to spend a few days with her brother, Beauford Shewmaker and family. , POLAND'S HOME AND AUTO SUPPLY IK 25c PARING KNIVES I'llOXl: T:!2 214 S. MAIN' ST. Lost Feed A pig's death at farrowinf time may represent the loss of 140 pounds of feed, department of agriculture observations show. .hm. Protein Supplement! Cottonseed meal and soybean oil meal were found to be excellent protein supplements for fattening beef CiUU. . CIJNTO.V, IM.

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