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PAGE SIX Third War Year Takes Toll of Allen County (Continued From Paire One) •- as the commissioners debate the appointment of J. Delmar Shultz as director of Welfare Association and Ben Turner as superintendent of county farm. 16. OPA inaugurates new price controls on foods. 18. Neosho slops over its banks for a few hours, giving the first hint of the floods to follow. 20. Pvt. M. L. Tefft Is Killed in action in Italy. He is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Tefft, Carlyle, to die in action in 1944. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reeve, Colony, learn that their son. Pvt. James Olin Reeve, died in action in Italy. 21. Tola high school symphonette • makes its debut and charms a large audience. 26. Red Cross War Fund is over top with $400 to spare. 29. Selective Service calls 105 men for pre-induction exams to be taken on April 1. This Is largest group of the year. 30. Mrs. Marvin Flack is arrested In lola. Later she is charged with abandoning her child which starved to death In a San Francisco apartment. Taken there to stand trial. APRIL 4. Committee is formed to raise $100,000 for the new $200,000 hospital offered by T. H. Bowlus. Walter Pees is chairman. 5. Tom Waugh is elected mayor to succeed Dewey S. Elllff. • 10. Neosho stands at 18 feet for second flood of the year. * 12. Red Cross mobile blood donor unit comes to lola and bleeding room Is set up in the Jefferson school. 14. Capt. Howard L. Hardy loses life in a plane crash near Hartzelle, Alabama. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Hardy, former residents of La- Harpc; 15. Red Cross receives 236 pints of blood—the largest amount ever taken by the unit in a single day. 24. Week-end deluge .starts ten day flood on Neosho. Depth 20.6 feet. 25. Neosho up to 22.65 feet. This ts the hiehest ever recorded at West street bridge. 26. Harlan George is appointed supervLsor of city parks. 27. Neo,sho is .still over 20 feet. MAY 1. Alien county OPA tire panel reveals local tire situation is critical. Already has 102 more applications than it has tires. 9. R. V. Smrha ,.senior engineer of the water resources board of the state board of. agriculture outlines a plan for controlling floods on the Neosho. 15. Gov. Andrew P. Schoeppel addresses a 12-county conference on farm labor in lola. 16. Fire department sighs with relief as its new pumper arrives. 18. lola high school holds its • graduation exercises. School out for year. 22. Cpl. Ralph Judah son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Judah. Is found dead. He had been mi.sslng since his plane crashed near Palmer Lake, Colorado, on February 28. 25. A. W. Young, county engineer, completes his survey of flood damage in the . county and estimates loss of $423,000. 29. Arrangements completed for better Neasho river flood reports and warnings by the U. S. Weather Bureau. 31. Allen county OPA tire panel n-arns motorists that few tires wlU be available during .summer of 1944. JUNE 1. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Conley receive word that their son, Maj. A. J. Conley was killed in action in Italy. 3. Muss Minerva Robins appolnt- Dtl director of Allen county Welfare board to fill vacancy created by the resignation of J. Delmar Shultz. .4. lola chamber of commerce learns that the state highway department is considering the building of A viaduct over the Santa Fe tracks and depot and the re-routing of highway No. 169 on Washington from beginning to end. 6. Col. F. J. Wilson, chief of the army engineers for this district outlines, flood control plan for the Neosho. Army plan is similar to that proposed by the state department of agriculture. Business at a standstill as Invasion of Normandy gets underway. '7. Campaign to raise $100,000 for new hospital is opened. 12. Fifth War Loan drive opens. Goal is $569,160. Judge Wallace H. Anderson Ls county chairman and the Rev. J. Lee Releford is city chairman. 15. Russ Finefrock offers to lease the lola municipal airport. 20. Hospital drive is called off. In nearly two weeks of solicitation only $31,920 has been pledged. Re: quired amount Ls $100,000. 21. Deadline for filing for the primaries pa.sses with only three Democratic candidates and but one i'. contest on the Republican ticket. 22. Allen county chapter of the Red Cross ships 68,400 surgical ' dressings. 28. lola post office receives a first cla.s,s rating. 30. Mrs. Louise Flack is convicted ^f manslaughter in San Francisco and sentenced to a year in jail with 9 subsequent 5 year probationary period. JULY 3. Pvt. Harry Lightner's death in J action in Italy is announced. He • was a son of Mrs. Ceclle Lightner. 4. Pilot training starts at the lola municipal airport. Field is open for business for the first time. 6. Allen county leads Kansas for third straight month in paper salvage. 7. Judge Wallace H. Anderson reports that the county has exceeded • its Fifth War Bond quota by $30,000. 10. Quota of truck tires for the county Ls slashed again. 13. Final report reveals that the county sold $638,858.75 worth of . bonds during Fifth War Loan or 14% more than its ouota. 14. Tax levy for lola Is set at 7 ' mills—the lowest in history. 15. Sgt. Raymond Peck is reported killed in action in France. He was the sob of Mr. and Mrs. Ray D.; Peck, Ida. Claud F. Oilpin buys the Benson stock in the Tola State Bank terminating a 32 year term of service by members of the family. 19. Congressman Errett P. Scriv- neir visits Allen county to give the political pots its first thorough stirring. 22. Senator Clyde M. Reed holds a flood control meeting in Tola. 25. Tire situation remains tight. 26. lola mimicipal airport given CAA approval. 31. Pvt. John R. Kilgore reported killed in action in Prance. He was son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kilgore, former residents of MUdred. 4-H club encampment opens at Riverside Park with 120 present. AUGUST 1. Two lola families notified of deaths in action. Pfc. David C. Roberts, husband of Mrs. Darlene Roberts, slain in Prance and Pvt. James E. Moru-oe, son of Mrs. Edna M.: Monroe, also killed in France. 2. Light vote in primary. W. E. Kerr wins Republican nomination for: commissioner in the third district. This was the only county contest. Total vote is 1600. 3. Honor roll of Allen county men in service is erected in court house park. 4. Miss Virginia Hunt is first stu- i dent taught by Russ Finefrock at lola municipal airport to solo. 12. lola and Humboldt units of Kansas State Guard leave for a week's encampment at Ft. Riley. 19. Tom Larson, representative of the state board of health, says lol'a's milk supply has greatly improved during the year. 21. Pfc. Ambrose Westerman reported killed In Prance. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Westerman, Neosho Falls, husband of Mrs. Margaret] Westerman, also of Neosho Falls. 22. lola feels first pangs of cigarette shortage. 24. County ration board calls for volunteers to a.ssLst in issuing new "A" gasoline books. Many respond. 28. Sheriff Homer Troxel sc'Ls property held for delinquent taxes. County nets over $6,000. SEPTEiMBER I. Hospital committee dissolves. To return money. 4. District schools open In county. No teacher shortage. ^ 5. Allen county fair opens. II. lola schools open. Red Cross mobile blood plasma unit opens 5 dav stav at Jefferson school. 12. Chamber of commerce dis- CU.S.SCS plans for "V" day. 13. lola board of education needs three more teachers. Enrollment larger than expected. 15. Blood bank gets 253 pints in a slnele day—quota is 200. \ THE lOLA REGISTER, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 2. 1945. *fWould Welcome'* Reds In War Against Japs . U. S. Pacific Fleet Headquarters, Pearl Harbor, Jan. 2. (AP) —The long untouched topic of possible, Russian participation in the war against Japan was out in the open today, with A|lm. Chester W. Nimitz, a key.fltrure in the Pacific struggle, permitting war correspondents to quote him as saying be would welcome such an eventuality. (TlUs terse but perhaps significant comment by the five- star admiral came at a time when the Soviet press has been dealing bluntly with the Japanese military situation. Pravda last week said "the development of Pacific events becomes ever more unfavorable for Japan.") Jarosh with over 1,000 pints of bonded wliiskey In his car. 16. Russ Finefrock brings Santa Claus to town and is greeted by thousands. Santa has candy for all the younger cliildren. 23. Judge Anderson reveals that the county set a new record during the 6th War Loan,/selling $679,296.50 worth of bonds or 149% of the county's quota. 25. Christmas. Merry for most but a sad day for Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jones and their nine children when their home burns to the ground. 30. Sixteen men notified to report for pre-induction examinations early in January. 31. 1944 slips away with a minimum of rejoicing on the part of local citizens. lOLA. KANSAS r + + + The WAR TODAY + + * Number 1 (Continued From Page One) 18. Straw vote taken by Register shows that most lolans prefer to have Highway 54 routed on Washington avenue. 23. Junior high school population is 416 or only 4 less than In 1943. 24, Lt. C. E. Hawkins, formerly of Mildred, repwrted killed in action in Southwest Pacific. 26, Allen county 4-H club dairy stock judging team wins stat« championship at Hutchinson state fair. 27. lolans alarmed by swarms of blackbirds which have taken possession of the courthouse square. OCTOBER 3. Pvt. James LeRoy Collins, formerly of Humboldt, repwrted killed in action in New Guinea. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Collins, now living at Galesburg, Kas. 9. National War Fund drive opens to raise $11,220. C. L. Hoyt is county chairman and D. A. McDonald, city chairman. 10; Annual Kansas conference of the Methodist church opens in lola with 500 delegates and several nationally known speakers. 18. Harlan George reports that 1944 was best year in history for the lola swimming pool. 24. Senator Robert S. Lemon, Democratic candidate for governor, and Thurman Hill, Democratic candidate for U. S. senator, .speak in lola. questioning of survivors and voluntary statements by captured Germans who acknowledged the part they played in the killings. Most revolting was the massacre of 20 to 25 Belgian men, women and children herded into a bar and shot by engineers from the First Hitler Pvizer dlvLsion. The Germans then fired the barn to destroy the evidence. The bodies were so badly burned only ten or twelve were identified. In the next house a middle aged woman was stabbed and shot. Two boys between six and ten were found with bullet holes in their foreheads. Scattered about were the tjodics of several other civilians. One old woman was killed by a rifle butt and a .voung man was shot through the head by troops who then stole his boots. Find Bodies of Children Another young man was shot through the wrists and head. Near a foxhole were found the bodies of a 13-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl who apparently " were shot as they tried to run away. "In one house I saw the body of a woman lying on a bed where she had been shot, and in the kitchen we found her 2-year-old daughter— also shot—lying on the floor," said Capt. HandviUe. "One man ran Into his house and hid in the attic. He heard firing in the house, looked out the attic window and .saw two SS .soldiers leaving. He -went down and found his wife and twO children dead. The soldiers had shot them." Captured S. 8. troopers said they had been instructed by at least two German officers before the start of the breakthrough to kill on sight all Belgian civilians they met. Number 4 (Continued From Page One) J lit. > 25. Gov. Andrew P. Schoeppel and Congressman Errett P. Scrivner, both candidates for re-election, address a Republican rally in lola. 27. Sgt. J. R. West dies as a result of wounds received in action In Prance. Wife and 18 months old daughter live in lola. Sgt. West, prevlqu.sly, was cited for bravery. 30. Fire In a small store room at the Ipla Wholesale Grocery destroys stock: valued at about $9,000. 31. The Rev. J. Lee Releford dies at wheel of his car on lola street. NOVEMBER 6. Allen county raises a total of $11,63631 for the United War Fund- exceeding quota by $416.31. 7. Voters give Republican ticket an overwhelming majority in Allen county. No Democrats elected. Total vote Is 7,276. 11. Fire causes $1,000 damage to home of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Smith, 405 South First street. 13. Annual 4-H club banquet attended by 350. 17. Pvt. Carl Scantlln reported killed In action in Germany. His wife and daughter and mother, Mrs. Ida Scantlin, live In lola. His brother. Pvt. Ralph Scantlin. was killed in an accident at Ft. Douglas, Utah, in 1942. 20. Sixth War Loan opens with a goal of $453,700, headed by Judge Wallace H. Anderson, county chairman, and B. F. Scarborough, city chairman. 25. H- V. Adams, county commissioner, is found dead at his homei of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. 28. Glencllff Service Company purchases Belknap Dairy and will open a downtown store. DECEMBER 2. Eight lola high school students tiave narrow escape when their car overturns south of lola. Don Potter and LieRoy Latta are severely in- jiued. 4. Pvt. Tom W. Sproul. Gas City, is killed in action in France, leaving his wife and two children at the | Gas dity home. I 5. Ptc. James Anderson, formerly I of Humboldt, is killed in France. Wife now lives in Wichita. Heavy rains push Neosho out of banks. 7. End of third year of war finds Allen county lias sent 2,027 men to the armed forces. 9. Neosho reaches lieight of 21.1 feet. 11. 6lx -inch snow ushers in winter. Neosho still out of banks. 12. Jerry Miller is re-elected president i>t the lola chamber of commerce for 1945. 13. lola poUce arrest Walter J. tors cratered Nielson airdrome at Manila. Patrol planes destroyed five enemy aircraft in the same sector. Another day of mopping up on the west side of Leyte, added 995 Japanese killed to the enemy losses in that campaign, now totalling 119,983. Today's communique also reported the firing and exploding of enemy oil stores on Borneo and airdromes in the central and south Philippines and islands to the south. Predict Early Decision On Live Cattle Ceiling Washington, Jan. 2. (AP)—A decision soon whether price ceilings will be set for live cattle was forecast today as Stabilization Director Fred Vinson studied pro and con arguments. Another vigorous protest against the proposed step was laid before hhn yesterday by a delegation of producers and feeders, accompanied by a group of farm state senators. On the other side, the OfiBce of Price Administration and New York area meat retailers are urging adoption of the program as the only way to check what they regard as a serious black market situation. Spokesmen for the cattlemen told reporters that "on the hoof ceilings will "make our present beef black market look like a sideshow." Top Ward Officials Refuse to Cooperate Chicago. Jan. 2. (AP)—The army began replacing key personnel in seized Montgomery Ward company properties today after Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Byron, the militery manager, said top officials and other employees had refused to cooperate in army operations. Army -discliarged personnel faced possible selective- service reclassification, (jen. Byron said, adding that any employees who interfered with the army would be subject to "severe penalties under the law." Tliree of Ward's Chicago officials were subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury. Methodist Conference Opposes Military Training Nashvme, Tenn.. Jan. 2. CAP).— The Methodist conference on Christian education unanimously adopted a resolution last night opp(»lng compulsory military training in peacetime. The resolution, Introduced by P. G. Toll of Detroit, asked other cburcb groups to take a similar stand. BY^ DEWITT MACKENZIE The 'Polish quesitlbn—wliich long has be^n one of the delicate problems ol the British-Russian-American combine—has come flaming into the New Year like a rocket-bomb, and noliody knows where it's going to landi It lo <!ks as though the Polish national Committee of liberation in Lublin ^y Iiave achieved a decisive coup by breaking relations with the exile Polish government in London and prtjclaiming itself the provisional government of liberated Poland. The Li4 >lin committee is, of course, working with the blessings of the Soviet .government and will liave presenC?d the world' with a sturdy fait acwmpli if Moscow recaognlzes the provisional government, as is general^ anticipated; However, the most intriguing aspect of/ the situation as I see it rests in another contingency. Supposing $hat coincidental with the Lublin ^committee move the Red army lajunches its long awaited offensive igainst the German Vistula line anil starts pushing the Germans back out of western Poland. "ITiat might easily happen—a fact which the Lublin committee certainly't overlooked. UndeS the circumstances it must be a-s-suiiied that the Lublin committee would take over Polish territory as fast -as it was liberated and or- garfize ii under the hew provisional government. This would mean that the Lutein government would be In control iof all Polish territory west of the Curzon line as soon as the Germar^ were evicted. Then:what would opponents of such a"' settlement of the Polish question do about It? Possession, you know,. l4 nine points of the law. In any event, whether this possibility materializes, the Anglo-.American members of the Big Three still will have to declare their attitudes toward."? the Lublin j committee action. Mi?scow has made its support of Lublfti clear, and many observers believe ,ihat if and when the Soviet government formally recognizes the Lublin provisional' government, Prance will follow suit. The Washington state department; still redfegnizes the exile Polish government in London. Britain apparently is; .standing pat for the time being, l^ut it's pnly a fortnight ago that Prime Minister Churchill gave the exife government a hard knock by declaring that Moscow is entitled to the territory it cllams in eastern Poland-i-thls territorial dispute being the great Lssue between the Soviet and th(C exile government. The Lublin committee long ago conceded this territory to Moscow. Congress May Pass Worl^ Or Fight Act Washjngton. Jan.- 2. (AP)—Administration backing to put into law Jffmes P. Byrnes' "work or fight" edicts for 4-F'$ developed today on ihe eve of the new congress. Speaker ' Rayburn (D.,' Tex.), emerge^ from a legislative conference \iyth President Roosevelt to say thaj, he thought Byrnes had "some fine things" in his war mobilization report of yesterday. "I ha.Ve felt for .some time that there should be pome place in the war effort for those- ph.vsically unsuited for actual fighting," Raybum said. : He UAi reporters the Byrnes 4-F proposal could be handled as an amendtiJerit to the present draft law which expires In May. (3oinc!dentally, Chairman May, (D., Ky), said he plans to call the house' Oillitary committee together soon toxionsider legislation designed to chan'oel 4-P's into essential industry. Commenting on the Byrnes proposals, May said: "I'm <or a law that will mean work or; fight." WEEK'S BOWLING SCHEDULE: Week of January 2 Mtoiciiup Lcftgne 7:00 p. rt.—: Humboldt vs. Harrison Bootery; lola Planing Mill vs. Rummies. 9:00 p. m.—Scarborough vs. East- em Kansas; Gas Co. Lehigh vs. Leitzbach. -; \t»ii^ League 6:30 p. n^.—Sifers vs. Cyrus Motors; Pet Milk vs. Walton Foundry. 8:30 p. nl.-^Whltehead Cabins vs. lola Planhif Mill; Lehigh vs. Arnold's. Industrial League 7:00 p. m;—Priyer Grocery vs. Attorneys; Po^tofBce vs. Pet Milk, 9:00 p. m~—JSlnclari vs. City; Le- liigh vs. Register. CoituQercial League 7:00 p. m,—Wliitehead Cabins vs. Hart's Lunch; Elks Club vs. Copening Jeweler^. 9:00. p. m;;—Sinclair vs. City; Leland Niirsey; -Coca-Cola vs. American Service. Open Bovtfling on 5 and 6. Calls-On Greeks To L^y Down Arms London. Jan. 2.' (AP)—In his first ofHcial statement 'as regent of Greece, J Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens .told the Greek people yesterday, that the immediate laying down oCarms was "an IndLspensable pre-condition" for solving the country's political crisis. "In tiie name of our suffering country i!' the regent said in a statement released simultaneoUBly here and in (Athens, "we call upon those bearing,arms to agree to lay them down atonce and entrust to the regency and the government a correct, just and; democratically obtained solution for disputed questions." Draft of 4-Fs WouW Hit Golf <3reats Los Angelies, Jan. 2, (AP)—Proposed drafting of 4-F's would hit such golf stars as Byron Nelson and Harold (Jugj McSpaden. War> Mobilization Director James F. Byrnes suggested in Washington yesterday that .4-F's—now deferred for physical, reasons—be inducted for limited 'service or for assignment to wftr industry if existing manpower controls prove insufficient.- . * Nelsbn, McSpaden and other leading golfe;-s are here for the 72- hole I>os Angeles open tournament which'starte - Friday. Nelson, 32,iformer U. S. open and Profes-sional - Golfers Association national champfon, has a 4-P classification be.cause of hemophilia- profuse bleeding even from slight wounds. NelSbn woii $^,766 in war bonds during 1W4 tournaments. McSpaden, 3f, of Fhlladelphia, who was the second higli money winner of 1944, with $28,700 in lx)nds, is a 4-P because of hay fever.^ Othi^r standout golfers, now here, who *ould he affected by the proposal '• Include • Leonard Dodson, Kan .sBs City; Mo.; Leonard Ott, Denvp!-: and Cieorge Schneiter of Salt Lake Cjty. Utah, semi-finalist in the~^ national PGA championship last summer'Jn Spokane. Number 2 (Continued From Page One) fortres? city of; Bitche eastward to and aHng the Rhine. Gains Little Ground The. operations against the Seventh army shewed some of the signs of a major •^counteroffensive although as ye^rthey have been localized in. nalun? and not conducted in great .strength. There was the po.s- .sibility; too, that. Von Runstedt was making the first of several strong diversionary pfforts designed to relieve the pressure of his now hard- pressed troop^ in Belgium and Luxembourg. German troops gained some ground in the wooded region south of Bannstein, five miles southeast of Bitche, but the Seventh army lias been able thus far to turn back or I hold their efforts elsewhere along this front. . , , Allied artiUery today (Tuesday), beat off Gernian self-propelled guns which the enemy ferried across the Maas jMeuseJ river under cover of darkness north of Capelle, in western Hollanil. ^This was the Ixildest enemy thrust-on thLs long-dormant Canadian front in six weeks. Hurl Air BUt« Anolher indication that tlie Germans were bftghmlng to feel the Allied pressure caipe yesterday (Monday) when they threw their carefully hoarded* planes In a series of heavy attacks upon Allied airfields in Prance, Bt^lgium and Holland. In the swirjlng series of air battles that follo5ved, the Germans lost at-least 188 planes despite the fact that they liad achieved an element of siu-prise. Thirty-tliree additional enemy planes'were destroyed in other operations; during the day. First reports said the Allies lost ] 25 planes, but this did not include the losses of;the U. S. Eighth Air Force which had not yet been tabulated. In all; the Americans and British put • approximately 6,000 planes In the air. The Germans asserted that 427 Allied planes were wrecked, .in the air and on the ground. Kansas Car License , Tags pn Sale Today "njpeka, Jan. 2. (AP)—Black and wtUte automobile license tags for 1945 we^t on sale today in 105 Kansas courities. The ^te motor vehicle department hfid no early reports on progress of the annual sale but all counties ha^ been supplied with plates— 488,500 for passenger automobiles and 11^100 for trucks. As in- 1944, only one tag will be required for the rear of each car. Railways Ask Dismissal Of Aiiti-Trust Suit Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 2. (AP)—The Wcsteni Association of Railway Executives today asked for dismissal of the government's anti-trust suit, oti^tendlng that a- .1942 law suspended anti-trust prosecution of industrial activities deemed necessary to^in the war. Japs Figure B-29 Losses at 550 <BT the'AMociated Prms) The Tokyo jiewspaper Asahi estimated today l that "approximately 550 B29 bomDers" have been destroyed or daniaged since they began attacking Japan six months ago. The newsp^r estimate was reported in a Japanese domestic propaganda broadc^ intercepted by the Federal Conunimications Commission. It claimed about 4,000 U. S. airmen were lost. The figure is roughly 50 times larger than announced American losses, which - do not include the niunber damaged. Aluminum Ls the most abundant of ail the metallic elements found on the earth's^crust. In the WORLD of SPORTS By HUGH FULLERTON, Jr. New York, Jan. 2. (AP)—If you've Byfnes Plans No Ban OnJ Other Sports Washington, Jan. 2. (AP)—Imme- diat«= extension to professional football iiand baseball and other sports activities of the ban on horse and dog Vacing is not contemplated. Biit plans projected by War Mo- bili2<te- James F. Byrnes for culling more manpower from 4-F ranks may eveniually Int hard at the sporting world. (Congress, Byrnes said yesterday, shouil consider whether to draft all 4-Ps'for war work or limited miU- j ^ I tary-s service. Such a program, if been wondering what the new year | adopted, might close down many will bring in sports, you can start with tills: A high school boy wiU fight a main bout in Madison Square Garden Friday night . . . He's Billy Arnold, the young Philadelphian who'll tussle ten rounds or less with the venerable Frltzie Zivic . . . Billy has an impressive knockout record and he's probably as good a welterweight as there is aroimd. He may be a great fighter some day, but now he's still a high school kid fighting in the ring that has been used by the greatest boxers of the past 20 years. When Men Were Men The "new" Garden opened for boxing Dec. 11, 1925, Paul Berlenbach retained the light heavyweight title by outpointing Jack Delaney. A little more than a year later, Feb. 18, 1927, a crowd of 21,014 paid the largest indoor fight gate ever recorded, $201,613, to see Jimmy Maloney fight Jack Delaney . . . Since then such men as Mickey Walker, Harry Greb, Jack Sharkey, Tommy Loughran, Tony Canzoneri, Henry Armstrong, Jimmy McLar- riin, Primo; Camera, Barney Ross, liou Ambers, Jim Braddock, Tiger Flowers, Johnny Dundee, Billy Conn, Mike McTigue, Tony Galen- tb and, of course, Joe Louis; have fought in the Garden ring . . . You can't easily list them all, but you dont find high school kids on any list. Zlvlc may have a lot to say about whether Friday's fight will send the new year off to a good start .'. . With his skill and experlf nee, ?lvic probably can make Arnold look very bad if he decides to fight that way. And if he's willing to take his chances with the Arnold jiunch, Fritzle can turn It into a whale of a scrap. t)on't Kid the Kids v= The contrast between the older fighters and the present crop may be startling, but Arnold isn't the Snly kid who 'll get the top billing iWs year . . . Many of the boys who' played in yesterday's football bowl ^ames are teen-agers just out of •filgh school. . . . They're playing basketball and hockey in the Oar- Itien and soon will be running in the track meets ... Next spring more bf them will be stepping from high .^hool into big league baseball . . . Naturally, they're not as good as the old time stars, but as long as they put on good, exciting contests you can't look for many more. sportp. As^ for an order halting sports other than horse and dog racing, Byrnes told reporters tliat he has "not given consideration to it at all." Numbers (Continued From Page One) Science Finds New Uses for Sorghums Hays, Kas., Jan. 2. (AP)—Until 18 hionths ago, sorghums were considered mainly feed crops. Now, scien- llfic research has found new uses for them in industrial and products fields, opening a new frontier for western Kansas farmers. "About 80 per cent of the crop never left the farms on which it was grown. 55 A. P. Swanson, agron- Onilst at Fort Hays Experiment station, who has been directing the experimentation, says. "Now, the war has turned industry rapidly toward Sorghums as a .source of food, ad- heslvos and industrial alcohol. Meantime, com is losing prestige in this section because of the ravages Of the southwestern com borer." Already second to Texas in production of sorghums, Kansas recently yielded 20,000 acres of Cody sorghum, recent highly important development at the experiment station, to one of the largest food products companies in the United States. can hemisphere. Th^ last known landing of enemy agents was announced June 28, 1942,'by Hoover after four men landed, June 13 at Amagansett, L. I., and iour others June 17 at Ponte VedrW Beach. Fla. AU eight were captqred and six were later executed. ; Hoover said Attorney General Fran(^!is Biddle would decide what charges would be placed against Colei&ugh and Gimp>el. The FBI director said the two agent^, after landing, went to Bangor, Maine, and stopped briefly in Bosto>i before coming to New York wher^ they went to separate hotels, bought expensive clothes, and made purchases to construct a short wave radio "transmitter to communicate with Germany. . (3olt;paugh, who once attended Massschusetts Institute of Technology, also served in the U. S. navy until .aischarge in 1942 "for the convenience of the government." He jWent abroad as a mess boy on the sjpfedish exchange ship Orlps- holm.i leaving the ship in Lisbon wherfthe offered his services to the Nazis.]; Hoover said. He was enrolled in thp Elite Guard and sent to school In Berlin, The Hague and Dresden where he was taught radio, photo^aphy and use of explosives. Gimpel was arrested in Lima, Pern,'While working for a German radio -firm and was interned in Texas ui^il repatriated to Germany where* he continued radio work until jomlng the Elite,. Guard for training similar to Colepaugh's. Trip "Took 54 Days Hoover said the two men sailed from JCiel. Germany, In U-boat 1230 on Septemlier 26. The trip across the Atlantic took 54 days, he added, as the> submarine submerged in daylight 'hours and surfaced only at night..; TheFBI chief said he was certain no other agents landed with Cole- paugly and Gimpel. I The FBI director said investigation 0/ the two men still was going on. Although Hoover declined to say how the FBI leamed of the men's activities, Deputy Sheriff Dana HodgWns of Hancock Point said his 17-yeavr-old son. Harvard, spotted the tw^ men walking on a road near his home. Becan^ Suspicious Hodgkins said his son, a high f^^ i school senior, was returning home from a dance about midnight through snow. He bacame suspicious, the sheriff said, and followed the pair until they disappeared into the wtjods. The ^. boy told his parents and Sheri4; Hodgkins notified the FBI. • Hodwkins said Mrs. Mary Forni of Hai 'COCk Point also saw the men and tlfeir tracks later on the night of November 29 and reported the incideijt. Most of Bowl Favorites Win New York, Jan. 2. (AP)—It was happy new year for all the favorites except Georgia Tech and the East All-Stars in the annual Jan. 1 football bowl deluge played before more than 360,000 fans. With a customary 91,000 turnout in Pasadena's Rose Bowl, the general pattern ran pretty much true to form on team and Individual performances. Southern California stretched it Rose Bowl string to eight wins by handing Tennessee a 25-0 setback, their first of the season. Jim Hardy threw two scoring forwards and sneaked over another on a hidden ball play. Oklahoma A and M. pa-jed by All-America Bob Fenlmore who scored twice, smothered Texas Christian, 34-0, before 37,500 at Dallas' Cotton Bowl. Duke had to come hard In the closing minutes before catching Alabama, 29-26, for a Sugar Bowl triumph that tlirllled 72,000 customers. The running of Tom Davis and George Clark finally overcame the brilliant passing of freshman Harry Gilmer of 'Bama. Georgia Tech ran into trouble in its Orange Bowl date with Tulsa. The Golden Hurricane startled 30,000 fans by striking for a two- touchdown lead in the period and never letting up before earning a 26-12 decision. Freshman Perry Moss was the Tulsa ace. The Western All-Stars, sparked by the chucking of U. C. L. A.'s Bob Waterfleld. shoved over two quarter scores to shade the East, 13-7, in San Francisco's Shrine charity game that drew 60,000. Southwestern of Texas, in the Sun Bowl, crushed a University of Mexico squad, 35-0, at Ei Paso, Texas. Leading American Ace Has Score of 37'/z Planes London, Jan. 2. (AP)—Lt. Col. John C. Meyer of Forest Hills, Lon.? Island, N. Y., the leading American ace in the European theater of op- Ration Roundup For This Week (By the Associated Press) Meats, Pats, Et—Book four red stamps Q5 tlirough X5 now good. No termination dates have been set; OPA says none will be invalidated before March 1. New red point values now in effect. Next series of stamps will be validated January 28. Processed Foods—Book four blue .stamps X5 through Z5 and A2 through G2 now good. OPA says none will be invalidated before March 1. New point values for fruits as well as vegetables now in effect. Next series of stamps will' be validated Febmary 1. Sugar-Book four .stamp 34, good for five pounds, Ls the only sugar coupon still valid. Termination date has not been set. A new stamp for five pounds -will be valid February I: must last tliree months instead of two and a half months. Shoes—Book three airplane stamps 1, 2 and 3 valid Indefhiitely. Gasoline—14-A coupons valid everywhere for four gallons each through March 21. B-5, C-5, and C-6 coupons good everywhere for five gallons each. Fuel Oil-^ld period four and five coupons and new period one and two coupons good throughout current heating season. In Midwest and South, period three coupons also good now and valid throughout heating year. Period three coupons become valid in Pacific Northwest January 8; in the East, .January 15. British Naval Chief Killed in Plane Crash erations, ran Ills total score to 37'/.: enemy planes yestwday when he shot down two CJerman aircraft within a few seconds. Of his total victories, 24 planes have been sliot down in combat. Associated Press correspondent Wes Gallagher, who reported Meyer's two latest kills, said he had bagged 13 Hi on tlie groimd. CTryolite is a quartzlike substance tlie Eskimos thought was a special kind of ice. PIC ENDS TONIGHT "SWING FEVER" —And— "THE WEST SIDE KID" WED.—THRU SAT.— "CHATTERBOX" —And— "TRIGGER TRAIL' FROM STEEL TO RUBBER You can now convert your, tractor or any other farm implement ifrom steel to rubber; For detaijis see us or the Local AAA office. DINTTS TIRE SHOP Danger in Live Bombs Dropped'Near Salina SaUifa. Kas., Jan. 2. (AP)—Citizens irt'the area 15 miles northwest of Sallwa have been asked to be on the loo^^out for 20 live bombs which were d^ropped frojn a big army bombei^ abandoned above Salina last Friday,- the crew landing safely while ftie plane flew on to crash near Concordia. The *ombs are loaded, Maj. Alfred E^ans, Smoky Hill army airfield public relations officer, said yesterday, and might explode with disastrcius results if tampered with. Paris. Jan. 2. (AP)—Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay. 61, Allied naval commander in chief on the western front, was killed today "In an accident" while flying to a conference in Belgium, supreme, headquarter.s announced. Sir Bertram, who planned thn naval phases of the landings In western France as well as of th" North African and Mediterranean .operations, was the second Allied I commander lost in an air in two months. Air Chief Marshal Traf- fdrd L. Leigh-Mallory, head of the Allied aerial forces, was previously reported missing en route to a new station in the southeast Asia command. It was Sir Bertram who engineered the Dunkerque rescue of 385,000 British and French soldiers in 1940. Ru.ssia produced 32,000.000 metric tons of petroleum in 1940. \ START THE NEW YEAR RIGHT By getting your insurance "in .shape." Now is the time to n^ake your in.surance cover your individual needs. Call we can help you. us- THE ARCHER CO. 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