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PAGE SIX KANSAS MEETS NEBRASKA FOR FIRST BATTLE THE lOLA DAILY REGISTER, FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 6,1933. BASKETBALL RESULTS (By the Associated Press) Oklahoma and Iowa State Also on Program as Conference Race Opens .Kansas City. Jan. 6. (AP)—Dr. F. C. Allen's defending champion Kansa.s Jayhawkers meet Nebraska's Invadirg cornhuskcrs at Lawrence land Oklahoma' takes on Iowa State at Am&s in the inaugural of the 1933 Big Six conference basketball race tonight. The other two conference teams get into action tomorrow night in the Nebraska-Missouri game at Columbia and the Oklahoma-Kansas State contest at Manhattan. Kan.sas and Oklahoma rank as -favorites to beat tUeir opponents tonight in non-conference play. The Jayhawkers triumphed over Stanford three times in a row and Stanford subsequently defeated Nebras- - ka. Kansas' record in exhibition play shows five victories against two defeats, both of those at the hands of Kansas State before the Jayhawk attack was organized to the degree of pfllciency it showed in the 3-game scries with Stanford. Nebraska lost •iill five of its exhibitions. Oklahoma won.three a:nd last two , hori-cohference encounters and Iowa State won four and lost one. 'The Sooners. however, have been through keener competition. They last a game to the alwaj-s strong East Centra! Oklahoma teachers , and one of two games with Southern Methodist at Dallas. . • Big Bill Johnson, the Kansas center, Is expected to be a leading figure in the Husker-Jayhawk battle. He ama.s.spd the greatest point total in the warm-up campaign, with 29 held goals and 16 free throws in seven games. Steve, Hokuf, Nebraska's star guard, will rejoin the Husker squad tonight; returning from the cast- Avest football game in which he plax'ed at San Francisco. Missouri defeated Central college nt Fayfjttc. Mo,. 27 to 10. last might in an exhibition game. A scheduled contest i between Kansas: State and Cnrleloh tpUege, Northfield. Minn., wns cnricpJIed. > Here's how the Big Six!have fared lii exhibition games TEAM Iowa State .. Kansas ...... Oklahoma ... Mls.souri Kan.sas State Nebraska ,.;. W. t. Pt. O. P. :J.A ......5 ....4 ....4 . ...0 1.57 226 200 176 188 107 127 161 147 1.57 177 144 , CoUe«:e Basketball Resnlts. Guilford 9, North Carolina 66. Alabama 40, Louisiana State 36. Cotner 32, Hastings 29. Cape Girardeau, Mo. Teachers 30, Kirksville, Mo. Teachers 35. Central College 10, Missouri U. 27. Iowa State 28, Hkmllne 22, Nebraska Wesleyan 37, St. Joseph Jr. College 40. Pittsburg Teachers 35, College of Emporia 30. Washburn 22, Southwestern 45. Chilocco Indians 22, Bethel College 60. Firiends U. 32, Northwest Oklahoma "Teachers 58. Tulsa U. 28, Oklahoma Aggies 39. West Texas Teachers 28, Phillips University 36. Hou.se of David 34, Texas Tech. 48. Wichita Henrys 47. Brigham Young U. 30. . Olsen Swedes 61, Utah U. 34. Utah Aggies 33, Southern Calif. U. 38. Meiju U. (Japan) 34. College of Puget Sound 62. PROFFESSIONAL GRID RIVALING DRAWING POWER OF AMATEURS With Deeliniiv Gate Receipts Following Trend of the Times, Colleges Must Lootk \o Lanrels. KANSAS BRIEFS (By the Associated Press) Topeka.—A decrease' in state gasoline tax collections for Decertiber as compared with those for the same month a year ago was reported yesterday by Seth G. Wells, state oil inspector. The total was $582,56ll04 or $78,327.96 less than in December 1931, but deductions allowed for exempt fuel totaled $117,300 or |in increase of $21,792 over the ligur> for the corresponding month of tpe year before. i Wells said the calendslr year exemptions amounted to 2(7 per cent of the total sales. Ottawa—Officials of the Fir.st Christian church were named defendants yesterday in a suit filed by the Rev. G. C. Plannery seeking S966.37 and interest which he alleges is due him as unpaid salary. Mr. Plannery, who came here two years ago from Norton, has been urged to resign by one faction of the congregation. 1 Topeka—Mrs. Ruth Hun toon Par- .sons, 54, newspaper .correspondent and writer, died here last night following a short; illness... She was the wife ofHar\'ey Parsons, Topeka newspaperman' nad cartoonist, and was the last member of one of Topeka's pioneer families. Her grandfather. Dr. Joel HuntooHj was one of the city's first settlers. She began writing about'15 years ago and served as correspondent for Kansas and eastern" newspapers. NORTll OF ELSMORF J ^oi^^a—An expenditure of $1,000 DoY^q^e rnin m7i!rfhfHi.f^°'' construction pf a road to con- rrJP;Z^':/^''? '"^''f '"'^Mnect the state lake in Republic county with the state highway sys- roads difficult to cet over'and some of us had our Christmas celebra- — tions cut short, but we were glad it rained. •, Mrs. Ed Ralston and- children, ; Jack and Dixie.,have each had a light attack of influenza.. ' Miss Rose Hiitton is home from her work near Savonburg for the holidays. ^ Mr. and Mrs. Roy , Sanden and -Betty Ann and Mr; J. H. Wood were ' Christmas dinner guests of Dr. and Mrs. Longenecker in Elsmpre. ^ Mr. and Mrs. Web Price ate dta- ner with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Price at Vincentville Station Christ: mns. -Miss Nellie Sheffer was very 111 with the flu several days last week but is much better now. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Beaman had their u.sual jolly family dinner party Sunday. Mrs. Anton Larson has been stay— Inp with her mother, Mrs. Allen Nelson in Elsmore the last several weeks, since the death of her father. Miss Albena Linquist, Chanute. Avho is spending the holidays with her uncle. Elmer Mattson and family, wa? quite ill with the flu Monday and Tuesd.iy. , Mr. Orlin Ard and his pupils of the East. lUnioii school had their Christmas tree Friday afternoon instead of at night on account of the rain. ' Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sander?, and ..Betty and Mr. Wood took supper >vith Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Mattson and family Tuesday evening. The popular Swedish dish, stock fish, "~ wiiH a Dfirtj of tli'e meal. Mr. Ilenrj' Huo.ston was a caller nt the Hu( ton home Simday evening, Mrs, Alice Wnrren enjoyed nvlult from her daughters, Mrs, Marie Sl- bprt and son and Mjrs, Jewel Bomnn of Mornn the fir.st of the week, \ auosts nt the C. W. Price home Thursday 'evening were Mr. J.| H. Wood, Mr.'innd Mrs, Roy Sanden and Betty' Ann, and Mr, and ^ilrs. Enrl Sheffer and Nellie. An oyster supper wns served at a late hour. Elmer Mattson and son Leland. Roy Sanden and Web Price were lola visitors Wednesday morning. Mrs. P. D. Button and daughter. Mrs. . Albert Brown were visiting Mrs. Sheffer apd NelHe Friday. Mrs. Minnie Miller entertained a number of relatives with Christmas dinner at the Davis home. Through the assistance of Sheriff . Bud Hurley Mr. J. H. Wood found his 1 >••; horsepower ga.spline engine which was .stolen from' his well a few weeks ago. It was hidden in a strawstnck down near Porterville. It cast Mr.-. Wood $8.50 besides his trouble and worry to get It back, but — he is glad to get It as pumping water by hand • from a deep well for stock is no pleasure job for a man in his eighties. i tern was authorized yesterday by the state fish and game commission. Chicago—Two officers of the anti- superstition society, organized to prove that evil omens don't mean an>'lhing. are suffering misfortune. Sidney Strotz. president, broke his automobile while Heirman T. Powers, secretary; is in bed With the flu. "But." said Strotz. "it wasn't'bad luck. I smashed my automobile because, I was a bad didn't wear Powers probably rubbers." Members of the right on walking lighting three: cigarettes on a match and breaking; looking glasses until their experiment ends. driver and Mr. his group win go under ladders. New York. Jan. 6. (AP)—CoUege football was about the only .one of the "spectacle" sports that kept pace with the growth of interest In active competition during the: "boom" years and now, with gate receipts declining sharply the college sport appears to have found an Important rival in the professional game. While the number of golfers, tennis players, automobile campers and others who preferred to take their outdoor sport in an active way was grdWing by leaps and bounds In the years before 1930 and baseball and boxing were suffering, football kept pace. It is shown In the report, of the president's research committee on social trends. But, adds Dr. J. F. Steiner, professor of sociology at the University of Washington who contributed the chapter on sports and recreation to the report, there Is the' possibility that "public interest may eventually shift from college to professional football because of the superior skill of the latter." ' Hnge Investments. The report, which covers statistically only the period up through 1930. shows the remarkable growth of football in a ten-year period and the huge investmehts which went with it. The costly stadia that were built In the boom times. Dr. Steiner points out, must be paid for In the future and the amounts Involved establish' football as something more than a "passing whim." "According to reports from 135 Institutions," the report says, "the seating facilities for football spectators increased from 929,523 in 1920 to 2,307,850 in 1930, a gain of 148 per dent. "These institutions reported 74 concrete staidla, 55 of which had been built since 1920. Only one of these college stadia in 1920 had a seating capacity of more than 70.000, while there were • seven In this class in 1930." Dne to Depression. . The recent decline In-attendance apparently is due to hard times rather than to declfelng Interest, Dr. Steiner explains. A falling off of about 6 per cent in attendance and 9 per cent in receipts in 1930 was the only decrease found In his statistics up to that year and he adds "since neltlier the curve of attendance nor the curve of receipts showed any tendency to flatten out previous to 1930, there Is reason to lOLA. KANSAS NEW CHINESE BATTLE FRONT CHINA ^ NEWS OF LAHARPE J. C. Moore Appointed to Vacancy on School Board Left by J. Q. Roberts. The scream of artillery fire punctuated by the rattle of machine gims again reverberates through North China, near the Great Wall, where Japanese and Chinese forces engage in battle In an area shown in this map. The garrison city of Shanhaikwan, lying in the danger zone between Changchun and Tientsin, was the scene of one bitter attack. Japanese claimed Chinese had bombed Japanese poUce. They sent a force to Shan­ haikwan. For hours a atte raged with Chinese machine gimners finally repulsing the artillery attack against the walls of the city. Meanwhile Japanese warships reportedly have arrived at Chlnwangtao from Dairen v/hile reserves moved' towards Shanhaikwan from Chinchow. Japanese and Chinese forces are reported concentrating on either side of the Great Wall. "college football may follow college baseball and decline as a public spectacle, becoming a game of no inore than local; interest. "That grave ills have resulted from the stress and struggle to win football championships there can be no doubt. A few of the leading colleges and universities have already attempted ito reorganize their athletics more in accord with general student welfare and educational Ideals." LONE ELM NEWS Jan. 3—Grandpa Vetchie, Colony, was [ buried here Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Frank Newlon called at the Sam Murphy home in- Colony Wednesday. Her granddaughter Frances is greatly improved at this time. Georgia Chudress, teaclier at Rich Valley, was calling in this neighborhood Thursday. She spent the re malnder of the week in Ottawa with relatives. Mrs. Frank Newlon received word this week that her nephew's wife ON THE ALLEYS Mrs. Carl Pattoh, of LaFayette, Ind. I {passed away on Christmas day, leav. assume that hard thnes, rather than ing three small children, beside oth declining Interest Is responsible. Associated Press surveys for 1931-32 have indicated a further decline of about 25 per cent In college football attendance. • The only other apparent danger to the popularity of the college six>rt which, the report estimates, drew a total attendance of approximately 10,300,000 in 1930 with estimated receipts of not less than $21,500,000. is the growth of the professional game. Pro Game Growing. er relatives. It was a very sad Chri.stmas. Friends of the Williams family ex tend sympathy in the loss of their father. Uncle Ben Williams, -who died Christmas day at the hoine of his daughter in the western part of^ the state. He was buried in Colony. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Payne, TAt Mammel, la., took supper at the A •L. Wilson home Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stout have been ill with flu. Willie Wolf and "The game Itself," It says, "has-Ralph Spra'gue have been helptog those combatative elements which make it a thrilling spectacle, entirely apairt from the colorful features provided by rival student bodies; Evidence of this can be seen In the growing popularity of professional football in the East and Middle- west during the past few years." If the professlonal_game should replace the colleges in public Interest, Dr. Steiner's report concludes, Are You an Eater? •pjURIXft the holiday season a ^ great deal of plain and fancy eating seems to be the vogue. If you have a feeliris of fullness as you read this, don't blame me. It's a little story aboiit the gustatory ambition of a fellow named Billy PotroUe, that old Fargo Express who recently camo within a couple of whlRkorB of ,wlnnlng the world lightweight champloniiblp. Billy had to tt'ain hard to get hln fl«htlng weight down to the llKhtwclffht limli. Ho fitarvod himxc-lf and cut d(>wn hlo drinking water to a coupl^ of Ihlmblefuli per day. He mitdo the proper weight, 134V4 potindfl, on the day of his fight with Tony Canzonerl, Andjtwo days after that flght Billy Petrolle, the same person, weighed 150 pounds! • • • Let Him Tell It ' TTERE is the tale, as Billy tells It himself: "It was the first flght I ever had that left me dog-tired afterward. 1 was too tired even to eat that night, and I went right to. bed after having a glass of ale. A'fter all of my other big fights I never could sleep, because the letdown always left me nervous. But that night I dropped oK Into a dead slumber. "In the morning at 8 o'clock 1 had breakfast—cakes, bacon and eggs and milk. But at il I was hungry again. I had a full course spaghetti lunch, including soup and nieat balls, and topped It off with good wine. At; 3 o'clock I was hungry again. I had a big _.Chicago—As the po|lice tell it, • "Thomas Bolger. had the right idea ! but the WTong technique. He is accused of being in the tailoring establishment of Samuel Green when Mr. and Mrs. Green were asleep, it sems he stubbed his toe, awakening Mrs. Green, who said: "Tommy! Tommy! Get back in •your box." '•"'TUd "Meeeoow-meeoow." said Bolger, . who is a fast thinker. When police came in response to V Mrsl Green's telephone call Bolger learned that he should have said "Bow-wow."' Mrs, Green's Tommy jjsh't a cat. It's a wire haired terrier. steak with all the side fixings. I thought surely that would carry me through the day, but at 7 o'clock I got hungry again and tackled some more spaghetti. "I went to bed early, but after a short nap I awoke and foand myself hungry again. So about 2 o'clock I had a mess of stew. It seemed that my body simply craved wet foods. •»••;Cains 15 Pounds ; 64T>EFORE leaving for the train ^ that afternoon I stepped on the scales and tipped the beam at 150 pounds. 1 could hardly believe niy eyes, but tested' the times before and found thsm to be accurate. "Wheji Igot on the train that night I had a steak dinner and retired early. By 10 o'clock I was up, coaxing a sandwich from the dinlns cur steward. I was up early In the morning and had a substantial breakfast and had another spaghetti dinner upon reaching-Chicago, I was, finally fed up when I reached home In Duluth the next morning, and now I'm back to normal again.". And If that Isn't eating, wh.it . • * • Farewell to Lewellen APTBR nine yeors of professional competition, Verne Lewellen of the Green Bay Packers announces his retirement. Inhere is still a lot of good football in that 34-year-old frame, but Verne's best days are over, so he Is; quitting for good. Lewell'en must be written dow.n among the immortals of football. For nine years he did practically all the kicking for the Packers. Tt wis Lewellen who carried the ball over- for touchdowns when the last few yards were needed. He ran back punts, called signals, ran Interference—^he could do all' things well. ! I remember a game with. Ilie Chicago Cardinals in l!)2fl ^wlien Lewellen punted out of bounds beyond the Cardinal ;l 0-yard line eight! times. And fie ^was one of o.n cutback 6.cal?? IB I bii done doten» of January./^ the finest ball carriers plays.I have seen. was adept at plvotjng and reversing the field. He seldom failed to gain the needed ground In those cutbacks over tackle. Lewellen played four years In high school and four more years at the University of Nebraska. He , has kicked footballs in nearly 200 games. He must have booted the leather 50,000 yards. During his professional career he made 51 totjchdowns. Now he returns to the little town in Nebraska where he will practice law and raise his twQ motherless children. His wife died about e|ght months ago. For the last four years Lewellen has been district attorney of Brown county, but he was defeated in the Democratic landslide ot ^fqrember, aai leaves^ office in do the chores. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Church enter tained with a party Tuesday evening in honor of their son Olln, who spent Christmas vacation at home. He returned to his school iwork Saturday. Dale Nfewlon accompanied by "Wil bur Booth took a truck iload of farm Implements and houseliold goods to Buffalo Gap, S. D., for! Glen Irwin who Is moving soon after his sale, which is billed for the ilOth. Mrs. Mae Barrett of Newton who came with her family to the Ross Williams home for Christmas, stayed to help care for Mrs. Williams's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Wise. At this time Mrs. Wise is very ill. Walt Root of Alliance, Neb., formerly of Lone Elm, stopped here with friends for a visit before continuing on his way to the Rio Grand valley In Texas, where he expected to secure a truck load of grape-fruit for the merchants at Alliance. The community program wiH be given at the school ; house Friday evening. The Methodist Sunday school held Us annual election Sunday with the following result: Prank Newlon, supcHntendent: Nelson Carrier, aasistant: Irene Carrier, secretary; Ocrnldlne Games, asslBtant; O, O. Roeve, treasurer; Loella KIooz, pianist; Florence Caldwell, asstatant; Ro.sclln Spongier and Vera Jean Car- jrler. llbrnrinns,. The fourth quarterly conference of the Methodist church will be held at the church Monday evening, Ja" uary 0. Dr, Gorden will preach and then hold conference. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Penland spent Wednesday at the parental Yates home in LaHarpe. On account of jSo much illness and muddy! roads, only a few were out to Ladies' Aid hieeting Thursday. They meet this week with Mrs. Eva Jackson. Edd Babcock of Welda Simdayed at the A. L. Wilson home. Mr. and Mrs. \ Edd Hester and Juanita attended the New • Year's dinner at the home of Mrs. Emma Hester, of Colony. Mr.' and Mrs. Claude Strickler [and sons, Mrs. Van Hester and children and the John Hamilton children were present. Mr. and Mrs. George Robbins of Pittsburg spent part of their vacation at the T. A. Church home. Mrs. Wilbur Boone and Sandra Jean spent the week-end at the parental Hester home. Sandra Jean suffered an attack of flu, but she is better now. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred DePoe Sun- dayed at the Kulp home. Mrs. Emma Strickler entertained the BUsy Bee club Wednesday. The w^ork of the day was quilting. Motor Fiatalities Decrease. Chicago. Jan. 6. (AP)—A reduction of 13 p^r cent in the number of automobile deaths in the United States in 1932 was, announced by the national isafety councU today. . Soicidb Atteinpt Falls. Fort Scott,! Kas., Jan. 6 (AP) — Charles' P. Forsyth. 75, of HlattvlUe. was In ia hospital here, after footing himself in the back of bis head with a rifle this morning. League Standings. W. L. (3olts 24 21 Pla Mors 22 23 | Recreations 20 22 ; Pl» M<H«. Reuther 183 210 194 DooUttle ...185 164 149 Fritchle ...207 192 158 Blllbe .159 175 179 Denning 180 191 173 Totals ........914 932 853 Colts. Humes .....179 213 130 Dulinsky 166 142 161 Northrup 146 146 137 Lambeth 169 142 162 Matney ....185 187 165 Totals ........884 859 775 Pet. 533 •488, .476 587 498 557 513 544 2699 522 469 429 463 527 2498 CARLYLE • Jan. 2.—All the sick folks are well again for which we are thankful. Mrs. Carl Reodel and children visited 'With her sister, Mrs. Bert Zhik and family a few days last week. A number of folks were out to choir practice Friday night at the Kelly home.- There will be choir practice every week. Mr. Wright is very anxious that all who will sing will come to practice. The musical bimch met with Mrs. Readel New Year's eve. Each family contributed and a very bountiful supper was served to. the following after which the evening was spent in music and singing: Mr. and Mrs. Pogue Punston.jMr. and Mrs. Zilliox and children, Mr. Green, Mr. Ollkesort, Mrs. Clari Hailing and children, Mr. and Mrs. Braswell and children, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Zink and children, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wlngler, Mr. tnd Mrs. Mva. Shadwick and Ruthid and Mr. and Mrs. Cook and girls. | Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chambers and Gene attended a New Year's party at the MlcCoy home, Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lowe and daughters Garnet and Oyneth, spent Christmas with Hr. and Mrs. Lowe cast of Gas City. Mr. and Mrs. McCtoy and boys T ere Thursday evening visitors at the Ed KeUy home. Mr. Wright was a caller also Monday evening. ' Mr. and Mrs. Upsha'w left late Saturday night for Springfield, Mo., called there by the sierious illness of Mrs. tlpshaw's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Higginbotham are staying at the Updiiw home while they are gone. Mrs. Korman Lowe and daughters Garnet and Oyneth visited several \ dayS; last week vflHi i Mrs. Lowe's' mother, Mrs, '^kterccr, in Humboldt,; Mrs. liarllng visited with Mrs, Powell Sunday afternoon. School opened Monday, January after a week's •vacation with all the pupils present, and five new ones, they are: Newton and Eugene Wright, and Beulah Mathew In tbc thh-d grade; Loralne l^thew hi the eighth grade, and Louise Mathew In the fifth. Misses Garnet and Oyneth Lowe acconxpanied their aunT, Mlrs. Maude Wrl^t and, her daughter. Miss JewTJU, to Nevada, iJba., Wednesday. Our Simday attendance has not > been so good the last ni6nth. Suiv^ \ day school at ten o'clock and pr^ching at eleven. Senior Endeavor at 7:151 p. m. and prieachlng at'8 p. m. Everyone cordially invited to attend! these meetings. Mrs. Loomlsj Erma and Henry visited Sunday afternoon witii he- father, Mr. Bedenbehder, near Geneva. 1 LAHARPE, Jan. 4.—J. C. Moore has been appointed on the school- board to fill the vacancy left by J. Q. Roberts. Mrs. Anna Bcirker attended a dinner given by Miss DoUle Adams, lola, in honor of D|ell Adams, Gas City, Wednesday evening. Chester Elliott was confined to his bed with influenza Wednesday and unable to be at his work. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Venable and family were dinner guests New Year's day of Mr. and Mrs. George Stephens and family and later visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ross I^ver and family. D. F Yancey was able to be up town "Tuesday for the first time after several days illness with influenza. 1 Roy • ran Arsdale Is helping on the McKeeyer farm this week while Mr. McKeeyer is 111 with influenza. Mr. Ely, Kansas City,-representative of! the Phillsbury flour mills, was In town calling on the LaHarpe farmers union Wednesday afternoon. The i Rebekah and Odd Fellows lodges will hold Joint Installation services in the lodge hall Friday evening. All members are urged to attend. George Lewman, lola, is spending this week with his aunt, Mrs. Lutie Livingston and family and other relatives and friends. E. F. DIckerson is improving from a case of Influenza. L. i?. Malcolm and daughter, Tulsa. Okla., were in town to attend the funeral of their brother and uncle, George Malcolm, and visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. D. •Hartley. Mr. Malcolm's two sisters in Missouri were unable to attend, the services because of Illness. Mrs. J. C. Moore Is 111; at her home and unable to be at the store. Mr. ^mlth Oamett was In town calling on business friends Wednesday afternoon. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock in the Baptist church for Richard Floyd Denton; 17-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Denton, who passed away at his home Monday morning. Pall bearers were James Clarjc, Loren Barker. Noble Ohlfest, Arch Sterling, Don Richardson, and Glen Remsberg, all classmate anri players on the football team of which Richard was an outstanding member. MLsS Edna Glsh sang a vocal solo and the boys' glee club presented two numbers. The community is sadly grieved by this great loss of one of its young citizens and extends sincerest sympathy to the relatives. Mr. and Mrs.. Gilbert, Mrs. Tony Mehn. and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gilbert and Orville, Shawnee. Okla., are vi.siting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert's daughter. Mrs. Charles Denton and family and attended the funeral of. Richard. Mr. and- Mrs. L. N. Collins and son. lola. were In town on business Wednesday afternoon. : : _ ! CHURCH LEAGUE PLAY —* 1 > Standings. W. L. Pet. Methodist ...1 0 1.000 Christian Seniors . ...1 0 1.000 Presbyterian ...1 0 1.000 United Brethren .. ...1 0 l.OOO Baptist t — ...0 1 .000 Christian Juniors . ...0 1 .000 Carlyle ...0 1 .000 Trinity ..;0 1 .000 The second session of play In the Church league last night resulted in victories for the Presbyterian and United Brethren teams. Carlyle lost to thei Presbyterians by 22-8, and the Baptists were the ^victims of U. B.i by 18-7. Gilbert of the Presbyterians w'as high point .man of the two games, scoring nine ix>lnts. ' * when the crank to the car he was trying to start flew up and struck hini. Miss Alice Nell Lewman, of lola, was an all day guest of Miss Julia Livingston Thursday. Earl Himter, lola, was in towh calUng on business friends the first of the week. Mrs. Earl Stitzel and Mrs. Stitzell, Moran, were in town on business Thursday jafternoon. The following; relatives and friends were in town to attend the funeral services of Richard,Denton: Mr. and Mrs. Perry Glljbert, Mllo, Mo.;-Mr. and Mrs. Hemy Garlapd arid fana- Ily; Marsh Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Duggar,. Mrs. [ Chas. Hocker- and daughter Mildred, all of ckarlarid, Kas.; Mrs. Hehry Clarke a4d Mrs. Leslie Clarke, Parsons; Mr. oifid Mrs. Claude Leelie arid son [Walter, Fort Scott; Re][. and Mr.s. Olen Der- selt. Galena, K,as. Rev. Derselt officiated at thei funeral ser\|ices ;at the Baptist chjirch. V The Misses Odor, near lolja, visited Wednesday .with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. William SnciJ- grass. ! ' Mrs. Emma Owens spent Wednesday at the hcime of Mr. ajid Mrs. G. E. Ledford in the Diamond district. , ; Miss Lennle Green is qliite 111 having had a relapse with the influenza. . / Mr. Wyberg. Ottawa, was calling on business friends here Thursday afternoon. I WILD MAN CHACOMA UP lola Grunter Out-Ronghs Burl Huggin-s In First Exhibition as <5lad- ,^ iator In lola Arena. ' ' LAHARPE, Jan. 6-There will be a basketball game in the high school auditorium Friday evening at. 7:30 p. m. with the Mildred team,. Mr. Tracy, Topeka, was a business visitor in town Thursday evening. West Fifth street Is. being rocked [west from Main street. L. E. Roush injured his righ* hand severely Thursday while at work on the road; Pete Stith Is recovering from an Injury on the right cheek received SALEM fHazel Markley.) .Ian. 3.—Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lower entertained at Christmas dinner, Mi.ss.Pansy Lower, Kansas City, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hunter. loin. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lower.and Sam Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Horace Lower and Eugene. iMi.ss Roberta Spires, Parsons, .visited last week at the Oscar Coltrane home. Suriday visitors at the George Markley home were: Mr. and Mi^. Fred Wixson, Caney. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Moore and Merle Marklev, Walnut. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Johnson, Kimball, and Mr., and Mrs. Don I Markley and Joan, Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Herih^ and Charles visited Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. I.jC. Coltrane and family. Mr. Garrett Markley and Mr, MjTick of Atlanta, Kas., spent Monday night at the George Markley home. Merle and -Jesse Russell, Floyd; Arthur and Elsa Coltrane, Mrs. Her- Ing and Charles and Carl Huffstetler attended a New Year's party at John Thomas's Saturday night. Burt Hugglns. SpringhiU, Kas., exponent of the • art of \ rotighery. tried courageously but failljd last night to tame a local wild man oi the mat. Mike Chacoma. Chacoma battered out two falls In thj main event after Huggins had received the first in the card (\t the M. W. A. hall. It was Chacoma's first bit. of action before lola mat followers, anil the tactics he has been repi)rted to. employ were forthcoming from the start. A perfectly peaceful! gentleman outside the ring, Mike ..appears to lose all respect for evurjthlne when Inside the ropes, inclu^iing his opponent and the ring in which he happens to be performing. Huggins attempted to quiet Chacoma by the lolan's own method but failed, and the victor finished fast and strongly. The first fatl of the match went to Huggins. in il3 minutes. Referee John Neal 'awarded the fall while the two grappJers were under the ropes, and the hiajorliy of the spectators failed to; witnes.s the pinning. Chacoma came back and Slammed out a fall In six minutes, •; pinning Huggins after flattening him on the canvass. The lola man Capiured the third and deciding try: by the use of the flylhg mare. Huggins wa-; slightly incapacitated after ilio landing. . "Eggs" Mel^n. another local grappler, gained one fall over Tommy McRoberts, Paola, in a '45-mln- ute semi-final. The match "was for two falls out of three, biit- IMelton'.s one was all that came and It was gained after 27 minutes : o^ work. The event was not lacking Un entertainment. . The advertised grudge match between Pat Lehman and Paul,-Smith, both of these parts, failed to include much grudge, being mostly pawing. Smith felled Lehman twice. " Earl Bartholomew. Chanutfe, and View Sigler. lola, swapped throuqh three one-minute rounds with the gloves to start things off. Bla-st Kills Oklahoman.; Oklahoma City. Jan. 6 (AP)'j-One man wa.s killed and four bthej-s injured today by an explo.slon at the 'Boardman company metal plant, which manufactures tanks. K. L. Springer was thp man killed, r "THEATRE OF THE STAils" IF YOU MISS THE REGISTER rAT.T, 1R7 OR, 520 ' Wtnfield Kansas Cit: ^t Bowman Dies. Kas., Jan. 6. (AP)— Wirifleld Scottj Bowman, 80 years old, Kansas City real estate dealer, died at his home here today. He was the father of (3harles A. Bowman, candidate for position No. 7 of the Kansas ' supreme court at the last general election. He spent several years i at Sterling, Neb., prior to coming here in 1895. HEAD GASKETS DEEP CUT PRICES Ford T 26c Ford A — l29c Chevrolet 4 ..-27c 100 Others. , ANDREWS & SDN 14 Soath Wa MATINEES I0c-15c KELJLEY Showing the Greater Pictnrei^ NIGHTS I0c-25c ENDS TONIGHT- PLUS—COMEDY—NEWS Saturda ^r """Any Seat lOc He's bcick on the Kcreen ... the jfreate«t of all the western stars ., .in the fa.stest, mo.st exciting picture of his career ... UNIVERSAL PICTURE SUNDAY FOR 3DAYS^ CLARA BOW in "CALL HER SAVACr TltCA- Last Times Today! NORMA ; SHEARER CLARK GABLE IV EUGENE O'VEIL'S No Advance in Prices! Saiturday! Week-End Bargaiir Program 1:30 3:30 ADMISSION lOc TO ALL! 7ij5 Pole SplHs-; Heart Thrllltl JACK HOLT "Jungle Mystery" Krazy Kat: "Hollywood Goes Krazy" M-G-M SPORTS "The Desert Regatta" Men sang his glories.' Women whispered his qinst! America is shouting its i praise of— DOLLAR

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