The Iola Register from Iola, Kansas on December 28, 1944 · Page 8
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The Iola Register from Iola, Kansas · Page 8

Iola, Kansas
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PAGE EIGHT + + + The WAR TODAY + + + On the Alleys Ladies' Lea^e Standings. W. L. Pet. Whitehead Cabins 30 Walton Foundry -28 Sifers 25 Tola Planing Mill .21 Cyrils Motors 19 Lehigh 18 Pet Milk 16 Arnold's 11 Indiv.ldual high 10, Ketter, 218: high 30, Ketter. 538. Team high 10, Sifers. 863: high 30. Sifers, 2484. ' !mE TOLA' REGISTER. THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 28.1944. 12 14 17 21 23 .714 .667 .500 .452 24 # .429 26 .381 31 .262 Inilie WORLD SPORE'S : BY DEWITT MACKENZIE Despite the dampening effect of Games Tonight. 7:00—Sinclair vs. Post Office: At- .he German counter-offensive, we t°rneys vs Register ^„ . . , , 9:00— Lehigh vs. Pet Milk: Fryers can approach an a.ssay of the year- t Grocery vs. City, eiid military position (a.s I've been i Open bowling on 5 and 6. as;ked to do) from the rock-bottom ! ffict that the Allied—on bal­ ance—i.s KOIMR well the iilobc nrouiul. .A pencil and paper, with a modl- ciim of uni'inotloniil flRurlnK, are nil orie needs to di'mon.'ilrate Hint tlie United Natloas are on tlie broad highway lo victory both in Europe ahU In the Orient. That ccincluslon m«ke« allowrinccs for military .setbacks like ihe present In western Europe and the recent Japanese suc- te.'ise.s in hard-hit, China, It lakes into account short-comings of the hame-front. When you've added up and made subtractions, the answer is that the Allies can't lose excepting through their own folly. Havinc arrived at this point, how- c-vei| we fnid that at the best we; still face a tough :jnd bloodj' bashies.s which calls for all-out efforts by both the home and military fronts, unless the conflict is to drag on m- tcrminably. We must profit by the lepson the Germans are giving us— that the wounded beast fights hardest at the kill. We mny find this doubly true with the savage pnd faiiatical Japanese. Whitehead Cabins. Heigele Ketter ... Average Average Curtis Total One of the burnin'? questions in all minds is how long the European war will last. There's no satlsfac- to!7 answer to that. It depends fir.'-t onihe outcome of the titanic battle wiiirh Is growing out of Nazi Mar- .'•hisl Von IJundstedt's counter-ot- fenfive. General Eisenhower still has his chance to administer a knockout to Von Rimdstedt and so force an early peace. Or. the other hand, if the German survives his terribly danger- ou.s, Ihrnst into the midst of great JAyling Allied strenrlh. then we may find hinl retiring .'^lowly and resuming his fiqliL in the uowcrfur Siegfried de- feiiheF. west of the Rhine, thus protracting the w;>i. Our safest course is to adopt the havd-boiled theory of the War Pro- c|iiction Board thtit the Hitlerlan \Vai' will !io on indefinitely. That's not an invitation to pessimism but iv safeguard agi.inst over-optimism We_ "Yaiiks reaUy should get rid of our Kchool-gir) fluctuation of emotions and hit a middle course. Tlie loiiRth '•it the Japanese war depends largely on when peace conies to Europe, Maiiy experl.t figure. It may take eliditeen months or so to finish the Jan.i oil niter Ciennaiiv wirn-iKlei;-. M^'vlje that ttiiess Is a.- ('.<AKI US .my ihouv.h personally I don-'t liuliihti' In prophesy iniles.s I hold a slrali'hl flush. The MU.'d position Is uood for (he Una! oiisl.nifjhi. We've broUrn the back of I lie I'or.qufst of the PhlUp- plnos. W(-'ve established buses from whli'h we'arc hammering nt Japan's lifcliur to her Indlneslan supplies. We are leaehin^ Tokyo and other Jap cities almost daily with Super­ fortresses. We've closed in about Nippon to a point where we cati carry out am;)hibious landings both in .Southeiisfrn China and Japanese territorv. Despite Chinas terrible' weakness, the Allied position Ls .secure. No wonder the mikado In his Lackey .. . 183 122 132 Crick 158 138 151 Kerr 121 101 152 McMurrny 210 138 128 Epperson 150 169 168 Total 822 668 731 Pet Milk. Major 89 107 140 Schumacher 110 117. 112 Miller 88 96 102 John.son 102 108. 90 Gardner 110 95 109 Sub total 499 523 553 Handicap 121 121 121 Total . 620 644 674 Cvrus Motors. E. Cyrus . .' 128 155 159 J. Cyrus . 107 145 115 O. Cyrus . 122 144 136 Ford 89 101 104 Cole .137 127 115 Total 583 672 629 Arnold's. .Stitzel .. . .125 104 81 Lasater . 122 106 89 Vineyard 93 102 120 Arnold 156 136 142 Fontaine 102 130 155 Sub total 598 578 587 Handicap 6 6 6 Total . 604 584 593 Sifers. 117 159 96 126 133 . . .155 627 134 126 133 144 696 155 153 126 133 14s 712 OPA and Cattlemen Talk Over Price Ceiling Plan Kansas City. Dec, 28. (AP)—Office of Price Adminl.stration officials from Washington met with 25 members of the advLsory committees of the livestock Industry of the mld- dlewest today to discuss the proposed price ceiling schedule on live cattle. John J. Madigan. Washington. OPA assistant dii-ector of food prices, said before the closed meeting he doubted he would be per- j mitted to disclose the proposed price current imperial rescript bemoan^ | ceilings at the end of the session tola Planing Mill Average 122 122 122 Lenski 156 138 133 Krause . -..125 140 159 Ay ling . 171 159 142 Bowlus . 156 118 146 Sub total 730 677 702 Handicap 49 49 49 Total 779 726 751 Lehigh. Hillcn . 118 128 147 .Alexander 107 105 142 Coblentz 141 131 106 Lee 153 121 99 Buck , 117 151 111 Sub total 636 636 605 Handicap 36 36 36 Total 672 672 641 Walton Foundry. Bowman . 126 120 120 Moore .. 121 127 154 Calovlch . 150 127 150 Average 123 123 12:< Becker . . .107 122 100 Total 627 619 oo:' 437 447 374 470 487 2221 336 339 283 300 314 1676 36^ 1938 442 367 402 294 379 1884 310 317 315 434 387 17ri3 18 1781 431 383 378 390 444 2035 366 427 424 472 420 2109 147 2256 393 354 378 373 379 1877 103 1935 372 402 436 369 3'29 1908 BY HUGH iFUUJBJ^TOVJR. New York. Dec.28.V (AP>—The football bowl gamei^ tl^ week-end will require somethHiif over 7,000 miles of travel by, stmads^of about 35 men each—and'tht^M not counting the mileage for iilUtldual players in the East-We8fci «na2Blue -Gray games. . . Some 250,000 spectators are expected to turn'out for seven games. ... And so far we haven't recorded a single serious squawk about playing these games. . . , The Rose Bowl, as usual, figures to be tops with Its 73,000 sellout crowd and the 2,300-mile Jouiiwy taken by the Tennessee Vols, beating by a few miles the combined distance from Tulsa and Atlanta to Miami's Orange Bowl. Shorts and Shells Pltzy Pltzpatrlck. West Virginia light-heavyweight, has bought a cow pony and is practicing to enter a rodeo. . . . Wyoming Is the only basketball visitor that has played more than three games In the Garden without losing one. . . . After two .seasons with the Dodgers, Hamline's Stretch Schultz admits he's nervous about playing basketball before those big Garden crowds. Service Dept. Capt. Waddy Young, Oklahoma's all-America end of 1038 who piloted a Superfortress on tjie first bombing of Tokyo, sends back word that he won two gallons of catsup from Col. "Pelly" Dlltman, a Texas A. and M. product, when the Sooners beat the Aggies last October. . . . "You know;" Waddy adds, "this catsup makes powdered eggs taste like real home cooking." . . . Lt. Mike Kochel. one of Fordham's seven' blocks of granite, has piloted the "Spirit of Bloomfield," a Fortress bought by Bloomfield, N. J., school children, on more than 15 missions over Europe and has received an air medal and Oak Leaf cluster. Battling Kjansas^ City's Biggest Fire in 30 Years lOL'A, KANMS Three buildings at Seventh and Central streets, Kainsas City. Mo., blaze in an all-alarm Are which destroyed one building and caused an estimated damage of $2,390,000 in the Immediate area. Twenty-ffve companies struggled with a tremendous blaze for six and one-Jialf hours before It was finally brought under controls> - , . (NEA'.Telephoto.) Believes Livestock Lid Would Cut Meat Supply Washington. Dec. 28. <AP)—Establishment of ceilings on live cattle would cause feeders to market their animals at the first opportunity, thus "resulting In a meat shortage," Sen. Clyde M. Reed (R.-Kas.) said yesterday. "Prom a theoretical standpoint celling on live cattle at suggested by OPA seem logical." he said in an Interview, "but cattlemen un- anlmou.sIy and vigorously insist that such ceilings would be Impossible." With a reduction In hog production In sight, the War Food Administration has opposed the plan, feor- Ine a meat shprtage would occur iinle .H .s cattle are fed to desired weights, Reed said. The November average of cattle weights has dropped from 929 pounds In 193040 to 885 pounds In 1944, the fact that "the war situation ;ls becoming: more crUical." Agua Caliente Track To Open Again Sunday here. He said the ceiling figures would be disclosed later from Washington. The meeting is similar to one yesterday In Chicago. San Diego. Calif., Dec. 28. (AP)— Horsi? racing will be resumed Sunday at the Agua .Caliente, Mex., track. Villalobos. counsel for the new management, made the announcement yesterday. Racing was suspended at Caliente two weeks ago after the Mexican government took posse.=sion of the property for the Arguello heirs, awarded the track by the Mexican eoiu-t. Approves $23,013,155 State Budget Believes Sugar Rationing Probable Through 1945 New York, Dec. 28.' (AP)—Suear rationing appears probable In the U. S. through 1945, B. W. Dyer, head of the sugar brokerage com- nany that bears his name, declared today. "A sugar supply approximating potential demand' apiJears a long way off," he added In an analysis of 1945 nrospects. "The first nine months of 1945 probably will be esoeclally tight. . . . During the fourth quarter, the situation might ease up somewhat If we have: 1—A large domestic beet sugar crop, and 2—^A more optimistic over-all 1946 outlook." Topeka, Dec. 28. (AP)—A $23.013.155 state budget for the 1945-47 blennlum, beginning July 1, was approved today by Gov. Andrew Schoeppel. The amount is up nearly 20 per cent over the $19,520,000 appropriated by the 1945 legislature. - Governor Schoeppel's recommend- supreme i ation was nearly $6,000,000 under - '. departmental requests. Dregs of German Manpower MFMORY Farracut, Idaho. Dec. 28. (AP)— A .sailor's wife at the naval training station post office was surprised when Mail Clerk Fred Rud asked If she were "Mrs. Dene Bozarth of 2023 Chautauqua Parkway of Des Moines." After she noded yes, Rud said. "I used to deliver your mall In Iowa " (Continued From VsLTtt One) war:;* It said- Ward's operates 600 retail stores, .-services 30,000.000 customers, empfoys 70,000 and that 12,000 employes are Involved In the seized plants. Stuart Ball,i counsel for the company, told U. S. Attorney J. Albert Woli; he would accept Immediate service of the complalut, and he asked for aii Immediate Clearing. The case was assigned to Tederal Judge Philip L. Sullivan. Thrditens Pidgram The 32-page complafnt namfd Avery and 15. other cortipany officials as defendants. It contended that persistent refusal of Ward's to accept' WLB !determinat}ons or to settle labor disputes peacefully had led other parties to refuse to accept WLB decisions and "thi'eatens .the maintenance pf the no strike, ho- lockaut pledge and threatens to break down the proceduri; for peaceful adjustment of labor^dlsputes." Submarine Seawoif Is Presumed Lost Washington,' Dec. 28. (AP)—The U. S. submarlfte Seawolf Is overdue from p|atrol and presum«id lost. The navy's'announcement today said the vessel was undei' command of Lt. Comdr. Albert M. Bontler, of White Plains,^ New York, who fs IL^ted 08 mlssljig. Ttifi 1,500 ton submersible' was of a class which normallyi? carries a complement of 62 men. No ah- nounpement was made of the number lost, but the navy said next of kin of all ca^aliles hqd been Informed Thi Senwolf brought to 34 the total of United States .TObmarlnei lost "^during the War—4 sunk, 28 overdue and pjesumed lojrt. and two destroyed to prevent captiire. It was the 239th naval vessel of all types lost since the .beginning of the war. National liicome To All-Tinie High: Washington,'Dec. 28. (AP)—Wartime ^economic^ activity zoomed the national income to $159,000,000,000 in 1944 to smash all previous rec- ordsi : But- In 1945; say commerce department experts, business won't be SO; active. Early this year business hit the top and leveled off. This peak business year resulted In estimated {ncome payments to- Indivlduals of •$155,000,000,000, consumer: spending of $96,600,000,000, governmental non-war. spending of $13,000,000,000, 'and war purchases of $85,iDO0,0OO,00O. Longest river In Europe Is the Volga,; 2230 miles long. Waited a Long Time For ^Second Meeting Los Angeles, Dec. 28. (AP)— Two 82-year-old venerables of the American sports scenes, Manager Connie: Mack of }he Philadelphia Athletics and football coach Amos Alonzo Stagg of College of thfe Pacific, met again last night, at the annual Los Angeles Times sports award dinner. The last time they met Stagg was pitching for 'Yale In an exhibition game ' against the Washington Sena;tors, who had Mack for catcher. Thpt was In 18fi8. Number 1 (Continued Prom Page One) It appeared that the next . move would be up to the Greek king now In London, He has been reiiorled unfovorably Inclined toward a regency since 11 was first suggeslert by Greek political leadcfs. London, Dec. 28. (AP)—Prime Minister Churchill and Foreign Secretary Eden have left Athens for London to urge King George II of Greece i to approve creation of a Grecian regency, BBC's correspondent in Athens reported today. "All right, I'll read you just one story—then we've got to get back to work!" Joyous Jailbreak Pushing joyously from jail in the Alsatian border town of Haguenau, where they had been imprisoned by the Nazis for political offenses', the French women above were some of 300 freed when the' Nazis left town as the U. S. 7lh.Army moved in. Many had been in jail two years. POSTWAR PLANNING iV-BOMB TOLL HEAVY New •York, Dec. 28. (AP)— Tehj London, Dec. 28. (AP)—Germati American lieutenants, now prisoners ; bombs and V-bombs killed 8,093 in Germany, have at least one post- British civilians and seriously In- war plan made. A New York hotel jured 21,137 in the first 11 months Numher2 (Contlnned From Page One) forward.! Keeping the door open with the stock of his^ rifle, he pulled the fuse of another pole charge and shoved it into the pillbox. The Germans promptly threw It out again. Realizing there still were several seconds before it would explode, Hamilton picked up the 12 pounds of TNT and held the piole inside with hisi hand, A terrific blast shook the pillbox. Rushing I to the door, Pfc. Donald Barnhart, Potsdam, N. Y., found Lt. Hamilton sitting on the ground with his pistol trained cn the door through which Germans with hands upraised]and dazed horror on their faces were filing. Despite momentary deafness from the explosion which also filled his hand with splinters, Hamilton supervised the searching of the pillbox and the capture of 28 Germans still alive. Nine dead lay inside the pillbox and others around it. Lt. Hamilton's hand is healing nicely and everyone in the division is proud now of his- "rookie' platoon. Oldtlmers ars glad to be serving under him and nobody calls him "that new shavetail." Lt. Hamilton is an oldtlmer now. Last Day of Racing Is Tuesday, Jan. 2 Miami, Fla., Dec. 128. (AP)—The question of exactly when the racing ban goes Into effect seems settled. Prevloiuilv Tropical;Park had announced Its meeting would run through Jan. 3, but that was before Alex Balle, chalrmari of the state racing commls-slon, notified It that und^r the govemmeiit the la,st day of racing Is 'January 2. In other words the government ban Is effective Jan; 3: Tuesday, Jan. 2, win be the last day of racing. Beau Jack Named Fighter for Year New York, Dec. 28. (y|LP)—Ring magazine, announcUig its ranking of the world's boxers for 1944, today named Pvt. Sidney Walker of Augusta, Ga., better known as Beau •. Jack, as the "fighter of the year." Leading active fighters in the various divisions, named by the Ring in a copyrighted story to be published In its Februarv issue, were: Heavyweight—Jimmy Blvlns, of Cleveland; light heavyweight— Lloyd Marshall, Sacramento, Calif.; middleweight—Beau- Jack, Augusta, Ga.. and U. S. Army; featherweight —WUlle Pep, Hartford, Conn.; bantamweight—Samuel Ortiz, El Centro, Calif.; flyweight-Jackie Paterson, Scotland. Pep, Ortiz and Paterson were recognized as world champions of their classes. The other champs, all In the services and their titles "frozen," are: Heavyweight, Joe Louis, Detroit and Army; light heavyweight, Gus Lesnevlch, Clifton, N. J. and Coast Guard; middleweight, Tony Zale, Gary, Ind., and Navy; welterweight, Freddie Cochrane, Elizabeth, N. J., and ti&yy. lightweight, vacant. Four Bowl Teams in Four Years Is Frnka's Record Miami, Pla., Dec. 28. (AP)—When a coach caij, produce four "bowl" football teaifas In four tries, it gives him qmte a name. Which Is something sports fans with twisted tongues would give to Coach Henry Frnka of Tulsa anyway, Frnka (pronounced Prank-A) ia putting his Golden Hurrlcanec against Georgia Tech In the Ortnge ' Bowl here New Year's doy, making * his bowl record-four for four since he became Tulsa's head coach in 1940. Texas-born son of C'«ch08lovak- lun-Amerlcan parents, he lioldfl bachelor and master's degrees from Austin (Texas) college, where he wa.s an all-conference guard and fullback. His Tulsa teams have won 31 games, lost five and tied one. Bock beer is brewed In the Christmas season and aged until spring. reports they hjive filed a standfug order for reservations for use as soon as they reach the United States. The United States Navigation Bureau was established July 5, 1884. of this year, the government announced tonight. On an average, there are 3 '^i pounds of salt to every 100 pounds of ocean water. APPETITE Portland. Ore.. Dec. 28. (AP)—A burglar broke through the second floor of a vacant building adjoining a downtown cafe, forced a door, land dropped into the cafe kitcheni through a trap door. His loot: one 40-cent sweet potato pie. CASUALTIES TO 628,441 Washington, Dec. 28. (AP)—War casualties of the armed services reached 628.441 December 14—two days prior to the big German offensive In western Europe. PIC W^ver Bros, and Elvira NOW THRU SAT. "THE OLD HOMESTEAD" —PLUS— "SPOOK TOWN'* with Tex O'Brien and ; JimNewill : V/hile Germany apparently w.xs massing its -crack'- triKips behind Ihe Itnes for the current counter-offensive. Ihe Volk .sstiirm—Ger­ man -People's Army comprising old men and boys— was dispatched to defend the Siegfried Line. 'But the above members didn't stay m thf fight for long— they were captured by U. S. 3id Army forces. ELKS NEW YEAR'S DANCE . INFORMAL SATURDAY DECEMBER 30 Invitation Only:—^ee Dick Johnson, iLou Schmidt or any other member for invitation. MUSIC BY CHAS. FRANTZ AND HIS KNIGHTS OF JIVE $1.50 Per Couple You Can Usually Find It At MEN AND BOYS' ; CORDUROY OR WOOL WINTER CAPS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY D0NT FORGET OUR MEN'S AND B(|YS' AFTER XMAS SALE ON— • Suits O Mackinaws • Jackets • Overcoats NOW Gene Autry in Red River Valley (Shown at 7:30 and 10:15) Also MICHAEL O'SHEA in "MAN FROM FRISCO" (Shown at 8:30 Only)

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