The Mercury from Pottstown, Pennsylvania on May 18, 1944 · Page 16
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PACE SIXTEEN Phone 2263 POTTSTOWN MERCURY, POTTSTOWN, PA. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 18, 1944 Japanese Thrown on Throughout SOUTHEAST ASIA HEADQUARTERS, Kandy, Ceylon, May 17 (.fV~ Allied forces rolled thej Japanese back both east and west j of the big cnerriy base of Myitkyina in North Burma today and a head- j quarters .spokesman declared with optimism tonight that the Japanese j on the eve of the Monsoon period now have been thrown on the de- j fensive generally throughout the | Indo-Burma theater, j Allied war planes took the offensive on a strategic scale over a widespread area in support of the ground troops. Li. Gen. Joseph W. Stillwell s Chinese VZnd division in the Mogaung valley cut the main road to the Japanese base of Kamaing at a point directly CLEARANCE UPRIGHT PLAYER AND GRAND PIANOS $50 up H. RENTZ SMALE 19 N. Hanover St., Pottstown Defensive Indo-Burma Theater south of Malakawng 15 miles to the northwest, today’s Allied communique announced, adding that the Japanese “fought stubbornly, and when forced back left numerous casualties and much equipment.” Earlier, other Allied forces were reported in front dispatches to be only nine miles northeast of Kamaing, which is 4l> miles west of the Japanese main north Burma base at Myitkyina. Ninety miles east of Myitkyina, 20,000 American-trained and American -equipped Chinese smashed forward in their westward drive across the Salween river in China's Yunnan province, the Chinese command in Chungking announcing capture of the village of | Chiaotouchien inside strategic j Mamien pass, Chinese troops also broke into the ■ ¡town of Tatangtzu, to the south-! east of the pass and 29 miles north- i ; east of Tengchung. The Chinese | command said the Japanese were Bulldog Wins by A Face Six-year-old James Paris of South Weymoutu, Mass., finds it a pretty hopeless task trying to make a face funnier than that worn by “Bombardier.*’ an English bull. What the youhgster doesn't know is that it comes natural with the pooch. TCstsHng fiercely here but, were., be- j ing encircled. Another column reached Hupan. southeast of Kun- lung, and continued to advance beyond, the Chinese bulletin said. Russian Long Range Bombers Again Hit Nazi Transport (enters on East Front East Greenville Holstein First in Butterfat Test FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wearers oi false teeth nave suffered real embarrassment because their plate drooped, slipped or wabbled n? lust the wrong time. Do not live tn fear of this happening to vou Just sprinkle a Uttle FASTEETH. the alkaline (non-acid ) powder, on vour plates Holds false teeth mon flrmlv, so thev feel more comfortable. Does not sour Checks "plate odor’ (denture bre»th> Get FASTEETH at anv drnct «¡tor* U May 18 (/PI— Russian long-range bombers heavily damaged Nazi transportation centers in White Russia and old Poland again last night, the Soviet communique reported tonight as the German high command warned that “new and large-scale battles are to be expected." soon to break the lull on the eastern front. Rail facilities and Nazi military trains at Minsk, Baronowicze and Chelm were bombed Tuesday night, »said the communique broadcast from Moscow and recorded by the Soviet monitor. Three of the raiders failed to return from the flaming junctions. f a » r toVW % flat. BUY GREAT SAVINGS' ftwjTemi Price include» 10 *’v Federal Tax ’ Price include;20 -, Fedeiai Tax WAR BONDS DRESSER SEI Matching piece* $ 4 A 95’ in beautiful lined | £ box for "hor" drejser. k WEEK CHOOSE NOW! PAY LATER! AFTER REGU.ATION DOWN PAYMENT PAY AS LITTLE AS $1.25 WEEKLY Open Saturday Evenings 251 HIGH STREET i ( STÖRFS 4'0<a1e<! At; Harrisburg, IewlsUmn, Mill*rsburjr, York. Hanover, Pn(t«lown, Get<y«burr, ( hambrrubnrg, I,#hiinnn, Frederick, M*rttn«luirg. Aerial combat continued on a moderate scale over most sectors of the land front. The war bulletin said 29 enemy planes were destroyed Tuesday. The Russian communique said there were “no important changes on the front” during the day. but a Berlin broadcast declared “at least two Soviet infantry divisions in the area of Grigoripol on the lower Dnestr have been cut off from rear communications by German offensive operations and face an- nilation.” (A Finnish radio broadcast reported by the Federal Communications commission said Russian dive- bombers escorted by fighters had raided Hamina. 20 miles northeast of Kotkas on the gulf of Finland, shortly before noon Wednesday and that eight bombers and three fighters were destroyed). A supplement to the com­ munique issued early today said 500 Germans were killed and 150 captured in fighting yesterday southeast of Stanislawow, when Soviet troops attacked and then beat off two swift German counter-assaults. The Russians also reported that three German trawlers and two patrol launches were sunk by planes from the Red Banner Baltic fleet during an attack on a Nazi convoy in the gulf of Finland. The supplement said 16 German escort planes were destroyed. Three dairy herd improvement associations operating in Montgomery county tested more than 1300 cows for butterfat production during April. Three hundred and eighty- one cows qualified for the honor roll for having produced over 40 pounds of butterfat. The highest butterfat producer in association number one. supervised by Gilbert T. Hess, was a grade Holstein owned by Mrs. Howard Bieler at Greenville, with 94 pounds. The highest record in j number two association, .supervised j by David H. Magill, was made by a grade Holstein in the herd of A. Z. Rittenhou.se a» Lansdalc, with 80 pounds. in number three association, supervised by Willard Handrich, a registered Holstein owned by Norman Halteman, Telford. R. D,. was first in butterfat production with 73 pounds. The highest butterfat herd average in number one association was made by a herd of 22 registered Guernseys owned by Harold Gade, Norristown. R. D.. that averaged 46 pounds for each animal in the herd. In number tv association the State Hospital herd at Norristown was first with 38 pounds with 140 grade Holsteins, while in number three association a herd of nine Guernseys and Jerseys owned by Carl Kaufman, Pennsburg, averaged 40 pounds. In number one association the owners who had cows to qualify for the honor roll for having produced 40 pounds or more of fat for the month included: Mrs. Howard Bieler, East Greenville, 10 registered and grade Holsteins; Woodson Farms, Red Hill. 10 registered Holsteins; Allen Kriebel, Hereford, six registered Holsteins and Guernseys; Wayne Schultz, East Greenville, 10 FDR Praises ILO’s Stand WASHINGTON. May 17 iTP) — President Roosevelt, praising the International Labor organization’s declaration that “poverty anywhere constitutes a danger to prosperity everywhere,” declared today that principle should be the yardstick for measuring the worthiness of all international policies. Mr. Roosevelt received at the White House the delegates to the recent ILO conference in Philadelphia, and told them he was confident that the United Nations will have “at least one new international agency that will bring the whole world closer together than ever before in history.” MACK STRIKE CONTINUES ALLENTOWN. May 17 *7Pi — Striking workers of the Mack Manufacturing corporation today voted to continue the work stoppage in progress since Monday. This action followed a two-hour meeting during which strong opposition was voiced to the recommendation of the executive board of Local 677, United Automobile Workers, CIO, that the men return to their jobs. Union spokesmen hinted that the strike may spread to the New Brunswick and Plainfield, N. J.. plants of the corporation. ARCHBISHOP DIES NEW YORK, May 17 (/Pi— Archbishop Nicholas Kedroff, 41, Greek Catholic church bishop of the United States and the Aleutian islands, died here yesterday after a week's illness. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and studied at the theological seminary in Leningrad. His father was metropolitan Archbishop John S. Kedrovsky, who died in 1934. %\ FOOD MARKET P AVj<v/ a yore il MIQH m »YORK $rs.~ PHONE 282$ Vi free delivery ■asm, Fresh Full l’oddcd CALIFORNIA PEAS » 19c Large Texas ONIONS 3 ,b, 25 c Waldorf TOILET TISSUE 4 f.oii> 19 c FLIT FLY SPRAY Pt, Bottle 23 c »0 Fathom FILLET 47c Fresh Ground HAMBURG !h 2$C i.ocal Killed SPARE RIBS n, 19C Boneless CHUCK ROAST \b 36c I Print* registered Holsteins: H. D. Allebach, Trappe. eight registered and grade Holsteins; Chas. Fetter man. Bario, five Holsteins and Guern­ seys; Francis McClure, Belfry, five registered and grade Guernseys; Christian Hunsicker. Collegeville, five registered and grade Swiss; S. Walter Stearlv. Collegeville. eight mixed; Alvin Funk, Collegeville, six registered Guernseys; Clay Hess, Royersford, R. D., five grade Guern­ seys; Charles Johnson. Telford. R. D„ two grade Gurnseys; Montgomery County Home. Royersford. three registered Holsteins. Honor roll for number two association included Norristown State ho pital, 62 erarie Holsteins; Faraway farm. Fagleysville. six registered and grade Guernseys; Holiday! farm. Norristown, R. D., two registered Guernseys; Charles Shuman, Norristown R. D., one mixed. Honor roll for number three association; Norman Halteman, Telford R. D., five registered Holsteins; Arthur Anders, Norristown R. D., eight Holsteins and Guernseys; W. B. Coleman, Perkiomenville, nine registered Holsteins; Carl Kaufman, Pennsburg, four Guernseys and Jerseys; Earl A. Clemens, Worcester. three grade Holsteins; Elmer Huber, East Greenville, three Holsteins; Chester Meyers, Souderton, two registered Holsteins; Adam Scheidt, Areola, six grade Holsteins; O. F. Nolde, Pennsburg, three grade Holsteins; Rupert Mechler. East Greenville, one registered Holstein; John Gehret. Perkiomenville R. D„ one registered Ayrshire. FIRE HURTS FATAL CORRY, May 17 (JP) - Shortly after she wafc carricd unconscious from a fire which damaged her home last night, Mrs. Sadie Salmon, j5, died of suffocation. Her brother, William Langham, is in Corry hospital with severe burns. R EST A URATE I R N AMED PITTSBURGH, May 17 </P) — James Petrolias of Pittsburgh was elected president of the Western Pennsylvania Restaurant association at its annual session here. William M RflocAi>F<ttinS for Safit? and Comfort—Ph. Reading 2 -uill vtiiiicsiii n. rieeser 917 PENN street, reading TRUSSES —SUPPORTERS ___ (For M«n, Women <fc Children! Hard Rubber Celluloid Elastic. Abdominal Sacro-Iltac, Postoperative, Maternltv Posis, Laparotomv and Hernia Supports, Elastic and Non-Elastic Hosiery, ail size*, weights and tints in stock and no order. HATS, SHOE CLEANING The Right Place to Have Your Hats and Shoes Cleaned Properly RELIABLE HAT CLEANING A. M1LARAS 313 HIGH ST. Carey Resigns Post On State Commission Claiming the purchase of the Biles Creek site in Bucks county by the Navigation Commission is an utter waste of State funds and will ultimately result in the termination of the State Nautical school, Paul J. Carey, of Chester, has resigned as a member of the Commission. His resignation has been accepted by Governor Edward Martin. Carey is in favor of the purchase of the Gravell property at Torresdale. He claims the Biles Creek site is purely a piece of farm land having absolutely no facilities. 1 DEAD. 3 HURT IN CRASH DELMONT, May 17 (/p>—When his car and a gasoline truck collided here today, Claire Wagner, 42 of New Kensington, was killed. Three others were injured. VISIT Pottstown’s Popular A&P SUPER MARKET AT 367 HIGH ST. Plenty of FREE PARKING OPEN LATE Saturday Nights TODAY’S NO. WAR SHORTAGE IS WASTE PAPER ! Paper tops the list of war materials which are critically short... yet there’s paper everywhere. Stacks of old newspapers and magazines in basements . . . tons of dusty old files in business store-rooms ... thousands of old boxes and cartons in warehouses. What is that paper doing there when it is so desperately needed at the front? Needed for shell containers, bomb rings, instrument boards, plane wingtips. Needed to make or wrap over 700,000 articles used by our fighting men today on every battlefront! With full-scale invasion, use of these products will rise to new heights. To , meet this challenge, we must find two million extra tons of waste paper this year. Go into action today . . . bring that boy home sooner. Organize your neighborhood . . . your friends, clubs, business and church groups. Enlist the boys and girls as waste paper commandos. Have you been saying you’d like to do more? Well, here’s something you can do. So do it non ! A BUNDLE A WEEK Newspapers: Fold them flat {the way the paper boy sells them) and tie them in bundles about 12 inches high. Magazines and Books; Tie them in bundles about 18 inches high. Corrugated and Cardboard Boxes and Cartons: Flatten them out and tie them in bundles about 1 2 inches High. Wastebasket Paper (Wrappers, Envelopes, Etc.): Flatten and pack down in a box or bundle, so that it can b« carried. SATURDAY IS COLLECTION DAY PUT YOUR BUNDLES ON THE CURB

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