The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana on December 30, 1944 · Page 5
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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 5

Clinton, Indiana
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Saturday, December 30, 1944
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Page fir CLINTONIAN THE Satyrflay, December 30, J9if. DAILY ii ready, confident and would emerge from the game without on alibi, unless some unlocked for struke of ill fortune overtook the syuad. IjoluKt Jrill for Sun EL PASO. TEX., Coach Bernard A. Hoban pronounced his f'niv- Enemy Claims New Losses Inflicted On Yank Convoy (Continued from pag I) parentis Mr. and Mrs. John Brown west of Clinton Christmas day. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence NewJin and Mr. and Mrs. George Kamm ol Clinton visited Mr. and Mrs. Willus Vaught Christmas day. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Helms spent Christmas in Clinton with Mr. and Mrs. Pete yucah. Miss Maxine Huxford of Indianapolis spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Earl Huxford. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lear spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ionald Stutler and family near Kockville. Mrs. William Vojkel of Perrysville. has moved back io her farm fa Fountain County near the Wabash Chapel Church. Roy McArtle of Highland Airport, flew to Indianapolis on a business trip last week. Tech. Sergeant Raymond Martin, son of Mrs. Bertha Martin, who hag been overseas the past three fears, spending most of his time in Australia, has been transferred to the south Pacific area. Ceorge F. Renti and family attended a family Christmas dinner at the home of his father, George Rents of Foster, Ind. Mrs. Belie Jones bai gone to Crawfordsville to make an indefinite stay with ber son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jones. Mr.' r4 Mrs. Audrey Hay were shopping in Danville Thursday. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cadman on Friday were Mrs. Madge Suiters and Mrs. Edith Suiters, both sisters of Mrs. Cadman. James Sanders, wife and two sons of Yorkville, III., spent several daya with the former's parents, Mr. and MrB. C. M. Sanders. Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Whltson were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Watkins. Mrs. A. L. Smith spent Sunday night and Monday with relatives in Danville. Bobby Trosper of Danville is spending his Christmas vacation with his aunt, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Huffman of Danville. Mr. and Mrs. Hollie Duni- ' van and three daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Orviile Brannon and son, Harold, were Christmas dinner guests of Mrs. Emma Nale. ! Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bridwell and . son, David, of Chicago, are spend-j-.j ing several days with Mr. and Mrs. William Vojkel. Shaeffer Camp 9601 RNA beM 1J Christmas party and chili supper Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Anderson. Mrs. H. R. Gebbink, Mrs. Rayburn Gebbink and Mrs. Au- drey Hay of the Gessie Camp were special guests. An exchange of gifts were enjoyed. Officers were elected and will be installed Jan. 4. Mr. and Mrs. William Volkel entertained at a Christmas family dinner. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bridwell of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Myers, son and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Stevens of Danville. Mr. and Mrs. Corti Jones, Mrs. Lillie Hines, Mrs. Minnie Spandan, Mr. and Mrs. Carn Mitchell and Ellis Vojkel, wife and children and Dale Gouty and New Year's day Games to Draw Sell Out Crowds Rose Bowl, Cot ton Bowl, Sun Bowl, Sugar Bowl Ready to Go; Trojans Are Favorites for California PASEMCNA, C&L., The rlilp were as good as down today wiiii those Rose Bowl fops, tiiM Southern California Trojans and the Temie- see Vols. Both teams brouKht Uiolr Iralulnir to a close and sat buck to await the arrival or Mw iu' iia io their argument onto the gridiron. Game Is (Sell-out The contest, making the renewal of football rivalry between the west and the south, will be played before a capacity crowd of fcO.OOO. The Bowl is a sell-out and ticket scalpers are doing a land office business. No two adversaries have ever trained more intensely than have the Trojans and the Vols for their Rose Bowl tilt. For the last weeks both have given their all to preparation for the clash. Coach Jeff Cravath in the drills lie lias put the Trojans through has accented bis main defensive weapon, the suarp-shooting passing of guarter back. Captain Jim Hardy. Defense Against passes Tennessee Coach John Barnhill. well aware of the threat, has schooled the Vols long and arduously in defense against Hardy's pitch ing. The Trojans will go onto the field the favorites. Some give thein a ) 7-point edge. It may be a different story if the southerners can tie up Hardv. Sugar !VwJ (Game NEW ORLEANS, LA., Coach Frank Thomas was on record today with a prediction of defeat for Ji is Alabama Crimson tide when it meets the Duke Blue Devils in the New-Year's day Sugar Bowl football game. Leaving his charges at their training guarters in Baton Kouge. Thomas was among the honor guests of the New Orleans Quarterback Club. He enviBioned the Blue Devils rolling over the tide by a 3-1 ratio. Meanwhile, the young Alabama squad drilled on defensive tactics at Baton Rouge. The Duke squad was enroute to New Orleans from Durham, N. C. (Cotton Bowl Match DALLAS, TEX., Coach Jim Lockabaugh took out his crying towel today to bewail the fate that has made his Oklahoma Aggies the favorite for the annual Cotton Bowl football game New Year's day. Pointing out that Texas Christian lias a "good football team anyway you figure it." he added: "I don't like the odds, they're false and unjustified." The skeptical mentor said a win, no matter what the score, would make him happy. I Over at Fort Worth, Coach Dutch j Meyer said his Horned Frogs were HOTICE! The first allotment of Commercial Motor Trucks for civilian use will soon be available. International will manufacture the following models: K-3 1 ton K-5 -Vi ton K-7 2 to 3 ton K-5 3 to 5 ton K-U 4 to 6 ton It yo Jv fiemiit r can jua-lify (or a U-uck, inquire at the: WABASH OIL CO. Uju at die Kivw JJriUge ! j j j j i i j . iJiel and lirou Hivers, (he Soviet killed some S.U00 enemy trwps and took another 6,000 in low as prisoners. Wilh the crossiiig of the Hron, the norllieru arm of tlie twin drive to ward Austria, headed by Marshal Rodion Malinovsky. was figliting in ideal tank country along the frozen plain between me Kion aud t nex.t German river defense line, the Nilra. 25 miles to tlie west and less than 60 from Bratislava. Centenary News Notes Overseas Veteran Home On 5 Day Pass; Guests Are Here for Holidays Miss Lena Giacherio of Chicago iisiled her parents Mr. and Mrs. anion ii lacherio. Mr. and Mjs. John Giacherio and .children Fent I'iirist tnaa day with .Mr. and Mrs. Millard JJolden of St. Jiernice. Mr. ?nd Mrs. Tuothus linnyan and dau glitets are h-iieiidini a f' v days Willi Mr. and Mrs. Kfhyrd Jiunyan and other relatives. Ivir. arid Mrs. J3us Clark of Indianapolis visited friends and relatives over Christmas holidays. Mrs. Viola Kller of Clinton spent few days with her daughter. Mrs. William Miethe and other relatives. JJvt. Jlobert Miethe who has jut returned from overseas, is spending five day pass with his mother. Mrs. William Miethe and sister sister. Mrs. Jay JJarris and Mrs. liaymond Miethe and son. Pvt. Miethe received a broken leg while in France and th.en was sent io a hospital in Eng- !M. ; land. He is now convalescing at the1 Vaughn General JJospital in Hines. J'vt Nicky Dan Lalinovich of South Carolina is spending bis fur- Jiau Latinovicb and family. puu 'jk 'Huajed Biq ujim qSuoi Mr. and Mrs. Juliua Natalie and son liaxe returnrd home after spending the Christmas holiday in Detroit with relatives. I Mr. and Mrs. Max Holbert and son Jtonuld Eugene spent Christmas; day witJi Mr. and Mrs. Holbert of, J.tock ;!e. j Cust Lupato of Terre Haute spent! Christmas with bis parents. , Mis-s Virginia Kose tfiillio of Ohio visi.ed iM-j parents Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Gillio. ! Miss Alberta and Virginia Zamber- Jetli spent the w.eekend with their parents. Mrs. Minnie Cantore, Mrs. John Fassino and daughter and Mrs. Henry Turner and daughter have returned to their rorae in Detroit, after visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ovie L'selnian and daughter. Do in Fassino 1 spent his furlough here with relatives and friends. - j fiOUSE OF '?4 -7 " STILL I C FOH M,S ') ' ,r A t j:ii 'vAtlD TRY Dr. G. R. UcGUIRE CHIROPRACTOR X-Ray 235', Blaclmua Mic! Ol Chilian, IK) To Open Hat e In 10 CageMret CHICAGO, Ji.. The race for Ihe western conl'ereuee basketball ehe'rinionship Kels uiKTerway tonight Willi Ohio Stale and MiehijtUB pelting the Jump on (lie other seven UiK Ten representatives in the fiirlit. The Btielu yes it lid Wolverines clash ill Ann Arbor wilh tlie Bucks uluiost as strons as last year when lliey won (lie title. Only one man. (iuard Hob Huwen. is mlssinK from Ihe tjuitilel which t.ool( Ihe championship to Columbus. Iowa wilh a couple of ace forwards ii ml Illinois Willi a w-ij hal anced leiiiu are consiftered the top rh ill I enters lo Ihe iJucks. Iowa will piny Michigan State tonight at Iowa Willie Illinois is idle. Other Hit? 'Jen (earns iu 5."C ac lion are i'tlrdue at Noire Dames. Northwestern, enteriainins Ureal Lakes at Kvunston. Indiana who will meet Nebraska al iJlooniinglou. Wisconsin who plays at Missouri at Milwaukee and Minnesota who plays Marquette also at Iraniuelte. r 1 T 1 4 . ueds iiacK m Defense Or Bratislava Gap nix communities to th rail- road hub of Kid. Soviet troops fifchiin.K jn Buda. the western section of tiie Hungarian, capital, had to hack their way throUKh street barricades and antitank obstacles at every t urn. Kve-y Hous h Vort Kvery corner si one huuse. a Ku; sian coinujunitjue jt-poried. l)as been turned into a miniature fortress by j the stubborn but doomed Cermaus. and from the cellars and upper levels the enemy poured out machine-un. mortar and anti-tank fire until over- come. "The enemy is sufferinK heavy j losses," the J-tustuau war bulb tin said. "The streets and yards are lit tered with corpses of and with smashed or abandoned equipment. " i JFijiht in JMJiu1e ikmi ' Simultaneously, other R'd Ariuyf units "continueji their battles to Jig- j uidate encircbd enemy forces" in Hie i area of the JJanube bend, wooded.: mountainous country north of Buda-, pest. I In one day along this sector, the Russians claimed the destruciion ' of 2, COO enemy -troops and tlie cap-! ture of 2,200. I Captuif 6,000 ' Pulling the noose on Cermac and : Hungarian forces cliukIi! between the -V FCS! IT'S -CC5itc MC Ci iCS A RIARD. TO 5EA(iOI HAIR - V IN A 6GLP LiK Tu I ; BREADTH I HARRY li I j ! i a a Jn an earlier dispatch today. JJom-ei described the convoy as a "great Tleet comprising 20 cruisers, destroyers and transports." and added that "half of the transports have already been destroyed." following the PomeJ dispatches, the Tokyo radio said in a broadcast to Europe that the convoy had r-u-ched Mindoro. This broadcast, also recorded by the ECC. claimed that only "eight or 3 0" transports out of tlw original "some 30" remained ia ihe convoy when it reached the Mindoro -coast GEN. MACAJCTHUR'S HEAD-QIJAHTERS, J-hilippiDes. A hea vy assault against enemy shipping in western Luzon waters in wJiicb a 7,000-ton freighter-transport was heavily damaged, was announced today by Gen. JJouglas MaeArthur. Soaring in over LJngayen Gulf. on the western coast of the island and site of the original Jap land ings in the J'bilippines at the out break of the war, MitclielJ bombers of the Eifth Air J-'orce scored several direct hits on the w-ssej. presumably loaded Willi troojs for Nip garrisons of Juzon. While MacArthur's bombers wene switching their aerial assaults away from the Manila area, on the same iEdaijd. (Other patrol planes raked Luzon's shorelines, shooting down two -euemy pianey a&d damaging a small craft, in strafing attacks. Dailey Chapel Mrs. Ethel Newton of near Terre haute was guest a the Triple Five Club at the home of Mrs. Anna Tolin Thursday in itockviiie, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond JirOwn and children and Doris JJuxford of Terre Haute spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Huxford. Mr. and Mrs. Foster Jiraner and Joan spent Christmas day with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cantor in RockvjJle. Mre. Thelma Rrall and daughter, Judy of Clinton were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Prall and family Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jirown and son Hubert had as dinner guests .Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kelahiemer and daughter Wanda of near Jtock-ville, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brown .and children Larry and Betty, Mr. and Mrs Terre H; Lewis Swal'ford of North aute, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brown and daughters Ruth Ann, Mary Jo, and Catherine Sue of Greencastele and Herbert and Robert Brown of Indianapolis. Miss Maxine Huxford wad an afternoon uest,. . , Jack Brown visited bis grand- m fc sT . ' . D I'D Wm TME M ILL HlRC 1 W1U t I- nil i ii ir J sity of New Mexico L-oOos fit iuu.ty for the New years day Sun Bowl tame with Southwestern University. Tlie Bobos, afier a 48-hotir train ride from Albuquerque, went through a limbering up workout marked by snap and zest, Iloban said the l.tmo-font elevation drop to El I'aso appeared to give his charge considerably more energy and wind. NEWS OF MEN IN THE SERVICE croDi1i?ued from pas 11 nurd Hedges of route 2, Clinton, left Wednesday to return to his com pany, winch at present is stationed on aipan. Cpl. Hedges lias been overseas two years having been on Ouliu Island in the Hawaiian Islands until July 1144 when lie was sent to Saipan. He is in the anti-aircraft division of the army. -U.S.A. A letter received recently by Mrs. I Nicholas Marari of 102 N. 3 2th Street from h-r sifter in Chicago, giving news of Un-ir brother, J'fe. Michael Dr-rbas, who was jvh-afed from a hospital somewhere in It aly November 5, after being injur ed in action, states: "Apparent plans of a Orman pa trol to capture a Fifth Army com pany command post in northern Italy were frustrated recently by the excellent shooting of J-'fc. Michael Derbaa 33, of Chicago. Pfc. jDerbas was on sentry duty when lie saw six Germans approaching the command post. Too far away to call uui and warn the guard, he opened fire at long range, hitting three Nazis and driving the "rest into the open where they were capt ured." IJfc. IJerbas. who for a number of yt-ars iun been living in Chicago. i was bom in Clinton and has j'ela-ti v(-s still living in Clinton. J-'fc. JJerbas also has a brother, Joe Uer-bas. serving with the Armed Forces somewhere in the Central Pacific, and 9 sister. WAC Cpl. Helen Ierbas, stationed in England. j Max Pearmau of the U. S. Navy is home on ieave with his motln-r, Mrs. Anna Fearinan and other relatives in Hillsdale. U.S.A. Kobert Paul Wright, A. M. M. 3c has returned to Corpus Cristi, Tex. after spending a 3 5 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Em-mett Wright and family of route 2. Clinton and Miss Anna Mae String-fellow of Clinton. A. M. M. 3c Wright is now a flight engineer on a patrol bomber, having received his wings at JJanana River, Fla. prior to bis furlough. -U.S.A. Pfc. George. N. Wilkie, son of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Wilkie of 854 South Sixth street, has been assigned to the AAF Training Command Kad-io School at the Sioux Falls Army Air Field. Sioux Falls, S. p. for traiuing as a radio operator-mechanic. Upon completion ' of a 20-week course. Pfc. Wilkie will be fully trained to take his place as a member of a highly skilled bomber crew of the Army Air Force. Pfc. Wilkie worked for the Norris Construction Company before he eu-i tered the army .Spt. 27, J 9 4 2. U.S.A. Mr. and Mrs. Batista Ruffat.ola of route 3, Clinton, have received word ;that their son, pfc. Julius, is stat-! ioned somewhere in France. Another son, Pfc. John, is stationed soine- where in the south Pacific. TTS.A. Mr. and Mre. Andy Johnson of Clinton, route JJ. recently received a letter from tiieir son. F 1c Andrew M. Johnson, Jr. who bs stt-; ioned with the U. S. Navy poine wh ere jn t h e r 1 i lip pi n ' F 3 Johnson has attended ecliool at Great Jakes, lib, Norfolk, Va. and Boston, 'Mass. in the past year, -throe months' having been sptnt in tlie Atlantic aboard a destroyer. He participated In the Normandy invasion and in August returned to the states, later going to the eouth pacific aboard a destroyer. i F 1c Johnson attended the Fair-' view schools. j Eve Dance INDIANA Holiday Guests In Perrysville Manv Families Entertain At Christmas Dinners; Church Groups in Meeting The following were guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Sanders Cliristmas Day, Lewis Hunt and Miss Florence Jones of Chicago, Miss Mary Ellen Jones of Indianapolis, Tom. Jones and family, Frank Cox and family, all of Cayuga, James Sanders, wife and sons, Yorkville, HI.. John Jones, wife and daughter, and James H. Sanders of J'errysviile. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Drake were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Winters of Danville and Mr. and Mrs. Orviile Wait. Sunday Schools of hoth Churches observed Christmas Sunday morning will special programs and treats for the ehildren. Kev. Mae Fruits was the guest speaker at the V. B. Church Sunday night. Rev. and Mrs. Willard Miller are entertaining their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Mofley and three children from Vandalia, Mo. Other guests for Christmas dinner were Kev. H. J. Miller and family of Cates. Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Farley of Rensselaer, Ind.. Mrs. Barbara Fair field of Crawfordsville, Ind., and their son. Homer Miller and wife of Frankfort, Ind. Another son, Pfc. CaJe Miller, stationed at Kingman, Aril., came home on a 19 day furlough. Rev. I. C. Wnitson announces his schedule for next Sunday to foe services at the Benson Chapel at 10 a. m. State Line. II a. m. and Perrysville. 7:30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Ping had as Sunday guest, Mrs. Edgar Ping of Covington, rural route and Christmas guests, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Lew- Paul Cadman is enjoying a two weeks vacation at his home here. Pvt. Dale Cadman stationed at Camp Hood, Tex., is spending a two week furlough with his wife, daughter, and other relatives. He is being transferred to Fort Ord, Calif. Mrs. Bertha Martin who has made her borne with her sister, Mr. and . Ki C --. FOGS UFTIMG A SWIFT CRUISER' HOW I'LL PURSUE TO ME LATER ( 4;K f 1 .L' i r i DR. O. R. BREDEWEG OPTOMETRIST Eyea Tested Glasses Made For Those Who Need Them S48 BhM-kiuan St. CIJ.NTO.V, IXD. Plione 175 New Year's AT THE WELL T0:r, ARAGOfJ BALLROOr. 1 WHERE AMD P1!, TUS STOLEN VESSEL WILL CIJXTO.V, V COME SUNDAY, DECEMBER. 31 Dancing From 9 to ? ADMISSION' $1.20 PER PERSON' Table Reservations 25c Per Person Fur Reservations, Call Clinton 403-R MOAT SCENE PAS BJKCT UR3N OUR UERflS BlILGINS OPTICS'? S tDW ABACK W6S

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