The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana on December 28, 1944 · Page 5
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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 5

Clinton, Indiana
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Thursday, December 28, 1944
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Page Flvi THE DAILY CLINTONIAN Thursday, December 28, 1944 DURABLE CONNIE Lafayette Mayor To Become Head Of Indiana Police INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Mayor Austin R. Klllian, of Lafayette, will become superintendent of state police when Governor-elect Ralph F. Gates takes office Jan. 8, according to an announcement today by Ruel W. Steele, executive secretary to the Republican governor-elect. He succeeds Don F. Stiver, Demo-nmi vi.n hns been state police head the courage and skill of Its men who refused to let overwhelming odds discourage them in the battle against tanks and for the loyalty and stamina of the members of the "lost battalion" who defied surrender demands, their spokesman telling the German officer: "Go to hell. We wouldn't surrender if our last round of ammunition was fired and our last bayonet broken off in a Jerry belly!" This battle of the 80th against the best of the German armor started on the night of August 7 and 8 and a week later the Old Hickory-men again wero forcing the retreat of the Germans. An opposed Infantry speed march record was made and another commendation won when on August 21 and September 1, and the 30th dashed Into Belgium, covering 180 miles through enemy occupied territory In 72 hours. The march was motorized dnrlni? the last two days and was wmmmm & !-'?'m"' M r .- .m-'ir i Oak Lawn Kids Happy; No Bath Water lis Rationed i CHICAGO, 111. At Mast one group of suburban Oak Lawn citizens was enthusiastic today over the community's water shortage. Children greeted Mayor A 1 Brandt's appeal for a blackout on baths with the untrammeled Joy usually reserved for the last school day before summer vacation. Mayor Brandt was the children's choice for perpetuity in office. One lad in a group of youngsters hn met the mayor while they were enroute to school expressed the hope that the situation would continue until summer. "Then we can go swimming," he said. Tha town's No. 1 wefL-has gone dry and No. 2 well has slowed down to a trickle. Water was rationed to families, wiio received their supply from a 400-gallon truck operated by the Fire Department. Crippling Blow Dealt to Tokyo Aircraft Plant (Contlnnefl Fni Tuge 1) which reported a square mile area covered by smoke fed from numerous fires. The entire metropolitan area was lying in clear weather for yesterday's strike and the Japanese tried for the first time to confuse the attackers with a ring of smudge, pots on the windward side of the city but from today's announcement they were apparently unsuccessful, i While reports were Still incomplete, the War Department disclosed that the big American bombers set - " Musashlma aircraft I res in ,he,Wed- nesday noon attack. News reports from the Saipan base of the attacking planes said bomb smoke clouded a square mile of Tokyo's downfawn Industrial center after the raid. . One I5-2U Lost Returning crewmen were reported to have downed from eight to fifteen Jap planes during the mission while one B-29 was officially listed as lost to enemy action. Oat in & Boraul BREDEWEG Phone 175 Clinton, Newport Soldiers Mem hers Of Famed Outfit (Continued Ciuin page 1) Hut, Capt. Luvelle continued, the 30th Infantry Division received its baptism of fire on a tough assignment June 15 and its progress to the German frontier was marked by battles that have been vital In the master strategy of World War Two. The all-Important breakthrough south of pulverized St. Lo on July 25, a date already historically significant, was spearheaded by the Old Hlikorymen. A real fighting team, the troops of the 30th had qualified for that assignment, which battered open a passage through the hedge row country allowing American armor to fan out over France, by a series of successful offensives ngalnst the Germans. At the outset the 30th drove titf 'Germans' back across the Vlre River. Then In a spectacular dawn altack the nM Hickorvmen forced a crossing or the Vire River and nnennd the d'-ive on St. Lo. Old Hick- orymen forced a erorslng of the Vire River and opened the drive on St. Lo. the Captain explained. These battles in the hedgerow sector were real slugging matches, every foot of advance being skillfully and stubbornly contested and they were complicated by rough and frequent counterattacks, he said in bis praise of the 30th division. However, some' of the heaviest fighting remained to be accomplished by. the 30th after it had given fhe "green light" to the armored drive." ' ... That occurred In the Mortain-St. narthelmv sector when the 30th took over the area of the First Division at a time v,hen four German panzer dl- vision, struck in the most powerful blitz effort of the campaign, to cirive through the Avranches and separate the American First ana Tnira isrra- les It was there that infantry riflemen with bazookas, artillery and tank destroyers, trucks, engineers, AAA units, cooks and messengers, with the help of U. S. planes and RAF rocket-firing Typhoons finally threw back the German tanks in a battle that see-sawed for three days before the Germans concluded that they were no match for one American division. In this same battle, the great defensive at Morlaln-St. Barthelmy, a battalion was Isolated on a hill near Mnrfain. cut off without food, am munition and medical supplies for five and a half days and despite the fact the harassed infantrymen were under constant enemy observation, artillery and mortar fire, they refused repeated demands to surrender. The 30th Infantry Division was commended for its heroic stand, for under the past three governors. Stiver has resigned, effective Jan. 1, and Capt. Walter Eckert is to be acting director for the eight-day Interim. Killlan'a resignation as mayor is effective Dec. 31. He has served two years of his second term. A native of Newberry, he is a graduate of the Indiana dental college and practiced that profession for 35 years. He served overseas during World War I and was discharged with the rank of major. Killlan now is a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve Corps. Gates asserted: "His superior service in the army, his years as a public administrator as mayor of the city of Lafayette, where he generally supervised the police services, all qualify him for the office to which he has been appointed." Killlan was state commander of the American Legion in 1935, and was elected president of the Indiana Municipal League last October. He IB married and has one daughter. Lack of Heat Forces Halt to Newport Canteen LTp to date no work has been done on the Lincoln Hotel building for the youth canteen that the Lions the youth canteen that the mom club is sponsoring, M. C. Wiggins. club president, announced Wednes day. ' All of the material to remodel the building has been bought, but no work can be. done until a stove is secured, he added. It is hoped that a stove can be found and that most or all of the work on the canteen can be finished while the students are on their Christmas vacation. Classified Ads Sell Most Anything DR. O. R. . mm TIM - By Jack Sords Sill worn. - SITU. KeePiM&A Kl? ZA S. MATERIAL Hild, 138, 128, 148 414; Toppy, 139, 18(i, 159 484; Kimble, 99, 1 15, 128 342; Zamlera, 135, 1.10, 94 359; Pit-tenger, 135 135; handicap, 196, 1 5)01 BOS; Fail Ida.. 144. 128 272. Totals, 842, 904, 958 2004. Cayuga Officer Awarded Bronze Star in Italy Action WITH THE FIFTH ARMY, Italy. First Lieutenant Marshall G. filbbs, Cayuga, Indiana, recently was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in combat on the Italian front. He is in the 351st. Infantry Regiment. 88lh "Blue Devil" Division, part of Lieutenant General Mark W. Clark's Fifth Army. The 88th is commanded by Brigadier General Paul W. Kendall. Glbbs' wife, Annabelle, lives In Cayuga. Interesting Social News Everyday v r Thimble Theatre Starring POPEYE r : r ;so)EE screened by a task force of the divi sion. The 30th was the first allied int'onit-v division tn enter Belgium. and still later they held the record of beirs the first allied troops in Holland, arriving there on Sept. 12, after having captured the famous border fortress, Eben Emael on Sept. 10. More than 15,000 battle decorations have been awarded officers and men of the 30th Infantry Division for gallantry in action and meritorious service in the face of the enemy. Although it was originally built around troops from National Guard .units of Tennessee, Georgia., and the Cfrollhas, and thus gets its namii. Old Hickory, frdm-Presldo)it' Andrew Jackson who led troops in that sector, the 30th officers and men represent all states in the union? The Division climaxed a colorful by crack Hindenburg Line, pavin, ing the Hindenburg Line, paving the way for Germany's ultimate defeat then. Will History repeat itself?. noi Frank Coleman, Perrysville, Dies at Residence t riday Funeral services were held at 2 xi. m. Sunday at the West Liberty Church for Frank Coelman, 76, who died at his home in Perrysville at 7 p. m. Friday, following a struke. Rev. E. T. Miles officiated with Rev. McGaughey assisting. Burial was in the West Liberty Cemetery. , Mr. Coleman was born in Fountain fnnntv n fw miles east Of PerrVS- ville where he spent his entire life until two years ago when he moved to town. He is survived by the widow, Anna; seven sons, Claude, Irvin, Frank Robert, James, Mont and Donald all of Perrysville; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Andersun and Mrs. Grace Wilson, both of Perryisville. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY - OPTOMETRIST Eyes Tested Glasses Made For Those Who Need Them S48 Wackiiiiui St. CLINTON, IND. It IT? .'. -V " Prep Tourneys To Mark Holidays On Indiana Hardwoods South Bend Ilost to 7 Schools; Indianapolis Tourneys are Scheduled INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Inillana prep basketball will aee the old year out and the new 1945 In with a sp-rlea of holiday net tournaments, beginning tonight with the first nnnn-al holiday tourney at John Adams of South Bend, Heveti Teams Compete Seven teaniB will compete In the South Bend event with the finals set for Saturday niRht and the drawings arranged so that the losers will take part in a consolation championship. The undefeated Riley of South Bend Wildcats are considered favorites although Michigan City, beaten only by Lew Wallace of Gary, was seen as a probable upsetter. However, Michigan City must defeat flo-shen In a game at Michigan City tomorrow night in order to participate In the South Bend ploy. Others in the event are Washington, Adams and Central, all of South Bend, and Nappanee and Mish-awaka. Gary, Hammond Tourneys Both Gary and Hammond are staging city holiday tourneys Friday with the four-team Hammond tour- ,. ney confined to tomorrow alone. While Gary's eight-team event extends to Saturday night. Clark, of Hammond is defending . champ of the Hammond event, with Hammond High, Tech and Catholic Central 'grabbing for the crown. At ' Gary, undefeated Lew Wallace was favored to win in the Steel City's first tournament involving all its high schools. The others are Froe-bel, Eoosevelt, Edison, Horace Mann, Tolleston, Emerson and Wirt, v Saturday tourneys will Include one at Aurora with Scottsburg showing the best chance of emerging winner from 8 field including in addition, Aurora, Batesvllle and North Vernon. Two In Indianapolis Both Howe and Broad Ripple, Indianapolis High Schools, will host separate holiday tourneys Saturday. At Broad Ripple, Elwood, Nobles-ville and Washington of Indianapolis are the other participants, while at Howe, Martinsville, Columbus and Franklin are the other competitors. Of the New Year's day tourneys, the tourney at Anderson, with the hosts as favorites looms large in the high school prep picture. Kokomo, Logansport and New Castle are hopeful of upsetting the favorite. Greensburg will entertain Con-nersvllle, Rushvllle and Shelbyville In another Wewi year's day event. " At Munttngton, it is Wabash, Peril, Fort Wayne, South Side and Huntington with Wabash getting preliminary nod; ' New Year's Meet At Muncie, a four-way tourney is set for New Year's day with Jeff of Lafayette, Frankfort, Ararion and Muncie Central competing. A New Year's day tourney at Vincennes Washington and Huntingburg. At Rochester, only Winamac was viewed as a threat to the host team in a Jan. 1 event involving also Royal Center and North Manchester. Dr. G. R. McGUIRE CHIROPRACTOR X-Eay 235V4 Blackmail Proves Wonderful for Itching Skin To soothe itchine, burning skin, apply medicated liquid ZEMO a Doctor 3 formula backed by 30 years contmu-ous success! For ringworm symptoms, eraema, athlete's foot or blemishes due to external cause, apply ZEMO freely, toon the discomfort should disappear. Over 25,000,001) packages old. One trial convinces. Only S5i. Al,6(and1.00. jpftflft . Rediiof THE DAILY CLINTONIAN "Vermillion County's Home NewsitaiMT X: I UJ'II .1) :.,,,.,.. . 1 IttMV ARE U)E GOINS1 I OOJOOO THIS M gRANNV TOUT) Q 7 )"'A x UP TO THE lDLCANd LAVA. IS TOO WOT) ME TO BU PguW A PEA AM' OSCAR, STAV; aUB&l mUT PlJ2jf7ZD HOPE io I EN SoVMC-X A I ' ,CP' K'"f rmutn'Symttil; Ic- ill' JsmmiVU. : I 7 r V. I r - "" , H " "" H h"" 1 1 MOWS MY I ZTZ llMOW ARE OU SO I MS TO I OR DO I PINCH VOO FORI J fc ' - CHAMO Tto . C3 POSE FOR HIM PEACEABLY? ESlSTlNS AM OFFICER llkruf ic H!i.l Newport Tigers Hand Defeat To West Lebanon 5 Winning their third game of tlio I hasketball season, the Newport T ers defeated the West Lebanon team for the second time this year by one point at the local high school gymnasium Friday night. Scoring most of their points in the last half to win the game, Ihe local squad played one of the fastest games against West Lebanon that they have all year. McMusters was high point man for the game scoring seven field goals and making two out of five free throws, adding IS points to the final score. The Tigers played the West Lebanon team about a month ago and defeated them 41 to 22. This time, the opposing team under the coaching of Bob Fuson, have improved and for a while the game looked as though West. Lebanon would take toD honors. . .Tha Neweort second, team ..lost. their game to Woet Lebanon -who scored 23 points to Newport's 18. Burroughs was high point man making three free throws and one field goal. Summary; WEST LEBANON FG FT PF Smith 0 W. Reynolds 1 Berwshire 3 Powell 2 Britt 2 Benedict 4 NEWPORT FG Wiggins 0 McMasters 7 Wlckens 2 Canaday 1 Sager 0 Hollingsworth 2 Butler 0 Totals 12 FT PF BOWLING RESULTS wisEHAitT i,i:.h;i t: REXALL Boyd, 140. 140, 155 447; Hayes, 171. 180, 159510; White, 122. 120, 132 374; Main. 132, 119, 156 407; Kirkinan, 175. 190, 222 697; handicap, 148. 148. 148 444. Totals, 894, 903, 972-2709. ' PEPSI TOLA Hays. 150, 177, 210 537; Cheek, 133, 149, 1 38 420; Ghidotti, 179. 179. 158 51 0; Hagemann, 182. 106, 135 483: Maloney, 166. 104, 190 520; handicap. 153, 153, 153 459. Totals, 963, 988, 984 2935. MODEL CLEANERS Evilt, 1?". 99. 141 372; Pureell. 128, 1 :',7. 132 397; Gilfoy, 179, 10H, 1-4 491; Fenoglio. 133. 150, 192 -4',1; Mott, 137, 161. 129427; h ndi'-v.p, 230, 230, 230 090. ToMls, 039. 951. 968 2858. ORAPETTE Crowl.y, 01. 134. 189 414; Dusr.lnc 1 33, 129, 105 367; Qllinn. 1 24. 145. 98 307; Scolt. 129. 1 19, 130 378: Colom bo, 1 40, 1 37. 14! - 41S; Iiandlcnp. 220, 220, 220 6 CI. Totals, 837. 884, 883 2604. STEVENSON Welker. 135, 190, 150 475: Rogers. 134, 1 24, 144 402; Koncannon, 14S. 141, 140-435: Gllmour. lis. 198. 90 322: Hemler , 150. 1 31. 140 421 : handicap. 230. 230, 230 090. Totals. 915, 924. 900 2745. FRISTS Cloyd. 192. 102, 159 513; Berto. 181. 183. 1S2 546; Turoci. 192. 121. 140 453; Fos- . 107. 101. 130 404; Lammey. 10S, 102, 114 404: handicap. 145, 145. 145 435. Totals, 1045,1 934, S96 2875. MORGAN GROCKRY Swick. 1 117. 128 398; Cox. 150. 124. 119 399; Rhoads. 159. 159. 154 472: Gai-rigus. 132. 15S. 1 15 405: Ross, 159. 149. 142 450; handicap. 210. 210. 210 030. Totals, 909, 917, SC8 2754. 'V 2 To I IlLLlhi 'listen! i umof" - ,, .D! you fix that J t 'imZ 7 :m, y cs ?ZTr fjr mdfU) fttAJUAU m APAIMTERK .IfrOMjARE? ALLEGED VJ - S, ' ; git! . MH& C ir i4Z dan mssssshM MMzM: a Cs- m "MISS FLACK IF WHAT W.S CACE-'Xji bDEAR PAPaI HE XthS LIFE 16 LAS.HARRVi LOOK AT THAT " SL'T IF HIE LlFS'S "V"' '.' J f' TAKES SAYS BE TRUE UR PA HAS W 1 WOULD COUGH OP ANV J N DANGER FOS BANK APWa",&' PCOM i , L ANGE .--JU, L J f BF6N DUPEC INTO SOMS 10 SEA IN ' AMOUNT TO SAWE A M WE MUST ACT i TUE OCEANl IT WC3JL.D U. 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