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Page Thrw THE DAILY CMNTONIAN Thursday, January 4, 1945. British, U. S. Fleets Merge Power for Drive (tj Clinton Social Notes1 Installation Services Held At Dreamland Pleasure Club Installation services were held ported new American llirusla, but more likely still is Luzon itsulf, for this Is the place to which MacArlhur has pledged his return. The Japanese broadcast spoke onjy of "a transport" being escorted by the task force, but this may have been a purposely-worded attempt to minimize American streiiKtli or even an error in transmission, for the propagandists who hold forth in Tokyo are notorious for their ability to slaughter the Eiiulisli language. Kwiy Drive for Manila For several days, however, all dispatches from Pearl Harbor and expert opinion in Washington have emphasized (he early possibility of a MacArlhur drive for Manila. With the campaigns on Mindoro and I.ey-ter Islands virtually completed, the brilliant Pacific comniander-in-cliief already has bisected Japanese strength In the Philippines, severed Hie enemy's supply lines and laid hiin open to a telling blow. Admiral Chester W. Nlmitz' com-miinlnue told of heavy assaults on Okinawa Jima and the large Island of Formosa, and while no details were released, Tokyo reported some 600 planes Involved In assaults that lasted for seven hours. Large Scale Strike Okinawa lies In the Ryukyu Is-innrf chain. Home 225 miles south of Japan proper and about the same distance northeast of Formosa, ue-tails of the strike were not immedi ately available. Nlmitz announced. but it was believed possible that It may have been on as large a scale as the mid-October raids against Formosa by swarms of carrier planes from Admiral William F. Halsey's Third Fleet. East Chicago Air Ace Is Reported Missing in Action EAST CHICACIO, lnd. An East Chicago naval air hero was reported missing In action today, while his bride of five months clung to a phrase In his most recent letter as assurance that he might be found alive. Lt. (Jg) Alex Vraciu, 24, credited with destroying 37 Jap planes, was reported by the Navy Department as missing In action. His wife, Mrs. Kathryn Horn Vraciu, a Junior at Indiana University, said today: "I have all the confidence In the world that we will hear from him. I DEB Members Entertained Recently At Crowder Home Mis. Margaret Crowder entertain ed the members of the DEB club at her home on South Third street re cently. Minutes of (lie last meeting were. read by the president, Mit. nnle Ross. Following the business session, bunco was played wilh prizes being awarded to Mrs. Ealon, bunco; Mrs. Richmond, high; Mr.".. Krlley, iuw and Mrs. Ross, travel. Otlivi' members present were Mi'B. Louise Conner, Mrs. Maxlne Turner. Mrs. Edna Dugger was unable to attend. The January 12 meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Conner on South Third street. Two Guests Present At Friendly Bunco Meeting i The Friendly Bunco Club met In iho liaapmpnt nf the Clinton Hotel I Wednesday evening for Its regular meeting with Mrs. Josephine Chambers as hostess. Eleven members and two guests, Mrs. Edith Nowling and Mrs. Kath-ryn Bechtold attended. Following the business meeting, bunco was played at four tables with prizes being awarded to Mrs. fntt huncn and travel. Mrs. Svbil Sperry low and Mrs. Bechtpld, guest. The next meeting win oe neiu at the Sperry residence In Falrvlew. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Miller spent Sunday and Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Lauren Miller and family of Indianapolis. Budapest Siege Ring Cracked By Nazi Thrust (Continued from page X) 136 blocks of then city to the advancing Russians and were reported to be blowing up buildings in attempts to stem the tide of the Soviet onslaught. In the eastern part of Budapest, Soviet forces drove the Germans from fortified positions in the city park and wrested 136 blocks from the enemy In their house-to-house drive. Red army men surrounded the Budapest university, which the nermann had converted Into a fort. and are now driving thein back to ward the Stock Exchange and tne houses of parliament. Loot, Burn 11y Reports were that even in tneir retreat the Germans took time to smash and burn which they could nn inneor iist- shootine down Hun garian civilians who attempt to sal vage their property. The section of the city on the west bank of the Danube was almost completely in Russian hands. With three-fourths of that section captured, the Russians occupied 31 more blocks when counter-attacking Germans tried to break out of the city. The German counter-attacks were put down and the Russians advanced over the fallen enemy. Czech Drive Mount Russians fighting on Chechoslovakian territory killed more than 400 Nazi officers and men in an advance inward the town of Lucenec. The railway station of Ozdany, near ly 10 miles northeast or Lucenec, waa captured and Soviet units were fighting on the immediate approaches of Lucenec. Russian planes shot down 12 German planes In air combats in one day on the eastern front. America9M NAIL ENAMEL UNLT 60c EL ivP) iu; 3 i J Smith-Bauer Vows Heard In Church Ceremony Dec. 29 Wilina Jean Smith llriili Of W lr Joseph llaiiep, Jr. In Montery, 1ml. Nervier i Couple to l ive In lur.lim Mr. and Mrs. John 1'. Sniilli of Norlh First Blrwt unnouiirc I lie marriage of their duuclilcr. Mlns Wilnia Jeun, to Si'iiniiin Cook First Class Joseph Hini.'i, Ji. son oi .r. and Mrs. Joseph Uiiuer, Sr. of Monterey, lnd. " The couple was married Friday, Dec. 29 at a 9 o'clock In the morning ceremony at St. Anne's Church In Monterey. The vows were rend by the Rev. Leo Breitenbach In the presence or Miss Mary Genevieve Bauer and F. Theodore Bauer, sister and brother of the groom. The bride wore a street length dress of poudre blue with brown ac-ooonrlpH mid a corsaee of pink rose buds. The maid of honor was dressed In a gold crepe street length dress with a gardenia corsage and black accessories'. Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to the newly married couple and the wedding guests at the home of the groom's parents. , Mrs. Bauer Is a graduate of Clinton High, School with the class of 1942' and was a student nurse at the Union Hospital School of Nursing In Terre Haute following her graduation. ' ' Sc 1c Bauer and his bride are now at the home of the bride's parents where they will remain until Jan. 12 when Bauer will report to Boston, Mass. for further orders. He Is a veteran of 20 months active duty in the South Pacific theater of operations, three months of which were spent In the Marshall Islands. Mrs. Bauer will accompany her husband to Boston. Mrs. Minnie Sante of Evanston, 111. has returned to her home after spending Christmas and New Years with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glacoletto of Universal and other relatives. Mrs. Mary Adams of Newport visited her aunt, Mrs. Viola Eller of Clinton, over the weekend. FRIST FUNERAL HOME DAY OR NIGHT AMBULANCE SERVICE PHONI IOA .Men's Heavy CottonSox2Pr25c Indies' Jtililie.1 HEAVY WINTER HOSE 19c pr. m Tuesday evening for the new officers of the Dreamland Pleasure Club. Officers being Installed were Mmlro Fenogllo, president; IsauAm- Mucarelll, vice president; Irene 1.1-hel. treasurer: Margaret Cheek, re cording secretary and Bessie Blake, door keeper. Members on the sick committee are Irene Libel. Marie Libel and Sally Gugllelmettl. Bessie Blake and Mlniiie Moulino will be In charge of the flowers. Fourteen members attended the reguar meeting and Jean Osmon was voted on as a new member. Bunco was played with prizes going to Dena Combo, high; TVaneta Hanks, bunco and travel and Irene Libei, low. Minnie Mautlno was hostess for the meeting. During the meeting, plans for a dance to be held around Valentine Day were discussed. Dena Combo will be hostess for the meeting to be held in two weeks. Universal Boy Observes Sixth Birth Anniversary rhoripa Anthnnv Vitalle of Univer sal celebrated his sixth birthday an niversary at his home Sunday after noon. Games were played with prizes be-inp a via riled to Celso Castagnoli. Eli Latinovlcb, George Latlnovich, Gary Edward searing, nonine joe yanu-slo, Larry Lee Cobble, Jo Ann Da-viitn Dennis Keith Thornton and the honored guest, Mrs. Minnie San ta of Evanston. Hi., Mrs. Clara 81mm nf Tietrnit. Mich.. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Soltis. Mrs. Mary Davltto, Clem Law- son, Carvel Vaughn, Anna Glacoletto, Mrs. Pat Thorntown, Rose Mary ifnv nnrl Mr. and Mrs. William VI talle. The honored guest received several nice gifts. January Mystery Pal Meet Held With Mrs. A. Hess The January meeting of the Mystery Pal Club was held at the home of Mrs. Arthur Hess recently. An election of officers was held with Mrs. Simon Turchi as president; Mrs. Anto Bogetto. treasurer: ami Mrs Howard Eaton, reporter. Bunco was played at two tables with prizes going to Mrs. Joe Ver-colio, bunco; Mrs. Hess, high; Mrs. John Giacherio, mystery package; Mrs. Bogetto, travel; and Mrs. Jasper Gillio, low. Delicious refreshments were served to the members by the hostess. The next meeting will be held on January 15 with Mrs. James Curry as hostess. TItl KAI'PA MF.KTING Members of the local Trl Kappa Sorority met at the home of Miss Ruth Ann Wood on South Sixth street Wednesday evening. During this meeting It was reported that the annual sorority I dance was a financial success and the proceeds will be used in their charity work. The next meeting is to be held In two weeks with Mrs. Charles Hurlow of Nebeker street. 1 ROBERTA'S BEAUTY SHOP J 37 North 7th St. PHONE 184-W 1 PERMANENTS GIVEN AT NIGHT Ladies' Rayon HOSE 35c pr. Children's Length HOSE 24c pr. I am sure he will be found somewhere alive. He has been forced down twice before. "He wrote a Utter dated Dec. 10 in which he said there would be 'silence for awhile.' That was his last letter, but on Christmas Eve I received a dozen roses he had sent." It a It Ruff In washing rag rugs, soak rugj In cold water for about five minutes, then spread them on a clean board or floor, end sprinkle heavily with any good washing powder. Scrub them wilh a clean broom or brush dipped in hot water, rinse thoroughly in clear water, and hang on a line to dry. 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Precede (lilna Landing These moves might precede any attempt at landing Allied forces on the China coast. However, If Formo- uere in hp neutralized, as Indi cated bv recent air attacks from Gen. Douglas MacArthur's newly-won ba ses on Mindoro and carriers of the Third Fleet, such a landing might be attempted earlier. Allied forces on the China mainland or In Indo-China could be directed at severing Japan's newly established and tenuous "overland" route to her forceB In Malaya and Burma, thus making easier the task of regaining those areas. Thermometer on Skids As New Cold Wave Hits Middle, Central States (Continued from page 1) Other representative readings were -14 at Mollne and Jollet, III. Weather observers reported the cold mass to be moving eastward swiftly and predicted that by nightfall it would reach the eastern states, which today enjoyed comparatively moderate weather. Manila Target Of New Drive, Reports Hint (Continued from pag 1) Dome!, the official Japanese news agency, reporting on American air attacks that blaBted objectives on the island of Formosa and in the Philippines, said: "Coincidental with the raids, an enemy task force escorting a transport has invaded the Sulu Sea, seemingly to effect new landings." The Sulu Sea. largest of the bodies of water that surround the Philippines save for the South China Sea and the Pacific itself, is bounded on the west by the Island of Palawan, on the south by Mindanao, on the east by Panay and Negros, and on the north by Mindoro. I See Luzon tu ftnal With the Japanese garrison on Mindoro already virtually wiped out by Gen. MacArthur's assault divisions, no American reinforcements are needed there. Panay and Negros are possible objectives of the re- Dr. G. R. McGUIRE CHIROPRACTOR X-Ray 235' Blackman beat-loved . . . LIPSTICK FKEVUWED means that every single color of Revlon Nail Enamel ii pretested 160 times on busy fingertips, before it it bottled for you I Thuria&y Adult Choir practice of the Methodist Church, 7:30 p. m. ABC Club, Mrs, Merritt Smith, South Third street. American Legion Auxiliary, Legion Home, 8 p. m. Missionary Society of the First Friday Broullett Chapter, DAR, meet with Mis. LouiB Lemstra at 7:30 p. in. Mrs. J. N. Frist, assisting. Mrs. Harold Grimes, stale regent, will be the guest speaker. Rebekah Slaff to practice, 7:30 p. m- Current Event and Art Club, Mrs. C. C. Manship, 2 p. m. Modern Martha Class meet with Mrs. George Jardine, South Third street, 7 p. m. Monday n mooting nf Jerusalem nt-Kuiai """"o i rh.ntsr 2R4. OES. Masonic hall,! 7:30 p. m. Woman's Club, Mrs. Ed Zell, 756 Elm street, 2 p. m. Tuesday Tempus Fuglt. Mrs. Irene Scag- glarl, 7:45 p. m. Initiation Services Held By Women of the Moose Semi-formal Initiation services were held Wednesday evening for seven new candidates of the local chapter, No. 728, Women of the Moose. This class was In honor of Mrs. Thelma Butcher, senior regent of the Terre Haute chapter. Candidates being Initiated into the organization were Mrs. Maxlne Turner, Mrs. Thelma Prall, Miss Virginia Baratto, Mrs. Mary Jones, Mrs. Waneta Jones, Mrs. Carrie Johnson and Mrs. Louise Martin. Each new candidate received a corsage from the local chapter. Two official visitors, Mrs. Hallie Brodle of Terre Haute who is the sponsor of the local organization and Mrs. Butcher, also of Terre Haute, attended, along with thirteen Terre Haute members. Tbrity-three local members attended the meeting. Following the Initiation ceremony, a luncheon was served at the Moose Club Rooms on Blackman street. Dr. S. I. Green, trustee or Helt Township, entertained the advisory board of the townsnip at a pinner party at his home in St. Bernice Tuesday night. Those attending were Elmer Stevens, Roscoe B. Martin, John R. Grimes and Harold H. Wise- hart. P5 PITAL Wayne Fortner, Montezuma, was admitted to the Vermillion County Hospital Wednesday as a surgical Mrs. Mary George. North Eighth Street, was admitted to the county hospital Wednesday as a medical case. Mrs. Catherine Hicks, Hillsdale, was admitted to the county hospital Thursday as a medical case. Donald McElheny, Montezuma, was dismissed from the county hos pital Wednesday. Granddaughter of Newport Resident Becomes Bride St. Paul's Church In Roselle, N. J., had Its first military wedding Saturday evening, Dec. 9 at 7 p. m. when Miss Edith Ruth Evans, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Evans of Roselle, and granddaughter of Mrs. C. E. Beebee of Newport was united in marriage with Ensign Robert Duncan de Laski of the U. S. M. C. son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. de Laski. Rev. Donald Williams, pastor of si Paul's f'hurch In Roselle read the vows at the double ring ceremony. The bride and groom passed through an aisle of arched sabers. The men that carried the sabers were all associates of the bridegroom at the U. S. Marine Academy at Great Neck, L. I., and Included Cadet Midshipmen .David Hadden, Peter Wise, William Bolnlose, Nell Cary, William Brown and Robert Morris. ! The bride was lovely In her gown of white satin with long veil which had been worn by her two slaters !at their weddings. She carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums. I Miss Jean Ware, maid of honor, was gowned In pink taffeta and 'carried orchid mums. The brlde-' maids. Miss Dorothy Harris of Ros-lelle and Miss Beatrice Fursch of .River Edge Manor and Miss Jean jGHIIIand of Jackson Heights, were ; all in gowns of blue bridal satin and carried yellow mums. The flower I girl was Joan Lindsey of Charlottesville, Va. The best man was Midshipman Arthur B. de Laski, Jr., brother of the bridegroom and the ushers were Cadet Midshipmen, Frank Kamer. Robert Wadding of West Point and Robert Morris. i Mrs. Harry Koch, aunt of the bride, sang "At Dawning." and "Because." The mother of the bride was in a gown of dusty pink and wore corsage of carnations. Mrs. de Laski, mmh.r nt the rrnom. wore a sown of black and white marquisette with a white gardenia corsage. A receDtion followed the ceremony at the Clio Club. The wedding cake was cut with the sword of the bride's father who was an tnsign in vvono War One. The bride is a graduate of Kather-ine Gibb's Secretarial School in New York City. The groom is stationed at Great Neck, Long Island. 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