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PAGE FOUR THE 1862- lOLA REGISTER CHARLES F. SCOTT- -1(38 AKbELO SCOTT, Pnbliiher. Entered at the lola, Kansas, Post OIIic« «s j Second Olass Matter. Telephone 18 (Priruta Br!>,fi<h Exchange Connecting All Departments.) RUB.SCRIPTIOX KATES Ontsidei .\l)an and Adjpining Counties One Year _ —»6.00 MoPlhk S3.00 Three Muiiths - 51.75 One Mont; Too In A U?n iind Adjoining Coonties One Vrar - 55.00 ,Six Month i ?2.S0 Three Mo iithH _»1.50 One MonlH 65c Jn Kansas iadd 2% sales tax to above rates. MEMBEIi ASSOCIATFD PRESS The Register carries the Associated Preis report 1)V .iin'Cial leased vriu: 'I'he Asso- liiiieil Vr»r is exclusively entitled to u»6 for- repuliliinlion of all news dispatches crcdilfil lol it or not ctherivije credited in this p.ir'-rl and iiUn Ilie local news puL;- li.-.|iMl li.Ti-jii. -Ml riehH ot ri'publicntion of eperiiil dispatches herein are also reserved, B!ble\ Thought for Today We pride onselves on our Important Acquaintances, but fail to cultivate the acquaintance of the only one who can asfmre tranquility:" Acquaint now thyself with him iviu! be at peace.—Job. 22:21. kll .VKK LINING 'I'lli.- \v;i!r iicw.s l.sn't .sO good. Tlie Gcrman.si are .still punching hard. The Allicls are on the defensive in many sectors, and where they are on tlie offensive, .progress is painful and slow. V-Day seems to be around tliat same corner that prosperity wai around in 1932. By the same token, measures which liajve been taken to tighten up the war effort here at home are all fully justified. Until victary In Europe is! clearly in the bag, nothing iLskedjof the home front by way of cooperation is too much. Everything thit we can do Is little enough ill the face of what is be- ins required of our boys In Prance and Belgium. Granting all this, however, it still may xat be unpatriotic to suggest that official Washington la undoubtedly! making the most out of the bad news that it possibly can in order to spike the overoptimism which wa^ raising hob with the war effort a few months ago and keep the public soberly and conscien- tiou.^ly "war conscious." This is 'entirely proper. Americans are a. pretty effervescent lot. And .since: our whole war production structure is on a voluntary rather than a compulsory service basis, the jattilude of the people Is the main jsingle factor influencing results. Americans need many a kick io the pant.s to keep them sober, serious, and ion tlie job. If Byrnes and otlifi-.s re.sponsible for the war effort can turn bad news to that end, more iwwer to them. But if you are inclined to get too far down in the mouth over the turn of events in Europe, just remember that pe-wimLsm is official medicine in Wa.shlngton these days. Things may not be quite as bad as they are being made to appear. tion of Army units—their location, strength, materiel, or equipment. 2. Dont write of military, installations. 3. Don't write of transportation facilities. 4. Don't write of convoys, their routes, ports (Including ports of embarkation and disembarkation), time en route, naval protection, or war incidents occurring en route. 5. Don 't disclose movements of ships, naval or merchant, troops, or aircraft. 6. IDon't mention plans and forecasts or orders for future operations, whether known or just yoiur guess. 7. Don't UTite about the effects of enemy operations. 8. Don't tell of any casualty until relea.sed by proper authority (The Adjutant General) and then only by using the full name of the casualty. 9. Don't attempt to formulate or } use a code system, cipher, or shorthand or any other means to conceal the true meaning of your letter. Violations of this regulation will result In severe punishment. 10. Don't give your location in any way except as authorized by proper authority. Be .sure nothing you write about disclo.ses a more I specific location than the one au- i thorized. THE-IOI4A REGISXER,.THURSDAY EVENING^ JANUARY_4,2945^_ lOIlA, KANSAS A- KITCHEN SUPPLY LINE It's a lot of trouble to bundle up old newspapers and save old rags. It's bothersome to have to remember to pour waste kitchen fats into a container. It's also a lot of trouble to fislit a war. But Japs and Germans must be shot, and to do that job our fighting men are going to need more and more supplies. A lot of supply lines begin right at home in the kitchen. And the things that housewives have been salvaging are needed now as much as ever, some of them more so. Sometimes it is dlffictilt to remember that a little bit more war- required waste from every American kitchen will get more supplies to the fronts faster, save Uves, and end the war a little sooner. But it's true. So keep 'em rolling. WHAT THEY CAN SAY If you want to know why it is that your son or husband over.sea.s never .seems to write as fully about the things ihe is doing as you would like, you will be interested in the following excerpt from War Department Pamphlet No. 21-1 which ir, handed I to each soldier as soon us he arrives overseas. Tlie pamphlet is entitled, "Writing Home," and gives full instructions and I prohibitions. The following ten! subjects are prohibited: 1. Don't i write military infOrma- GENEVA Mr. and Mrs. Harland Beebe and Fern Marie of Carneiro. Kans.. spent the Christmas hoUdays with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Beebe, Mi-, and Mrs. Lester Becb<- and Mrs. Jesse C. Mable. Charlie Schuster who recently underwent an operation at St. John's hospital has returned to his home liere. Mr. and Mrs. Frank MeCall anV .sons and Mr. and Mrs. Orval Sperjy and .son of Burlingaine visited over i Christmas with Mr. and Mr,-;. Lester Beebe. j Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Uiiiton MUI I children visited relative.^ in VVich- i ltd Christmas. Lester Beebe and Ira Hei)!er v.-i-!;'. i to Kansas City with a Iruc -'K load ; of .stock Monday. Mrs. Anna Fitzpatrick and Mns. • Georgia Cleaver and Harland visited Wednesday afternoon with Mr.s. Ruby Schuster. '• Mr. and Mrs. Ed Townsend en' tertained at supper Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Dutton and children and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Med; calf and Dennis Mortimer. i Mr. and-Mrs. Frajik Mabie and Beth of Parsons, visited Sunday and Monday with Mrs. Anna Fitz. Patrick and Mrs. Jesse Mabie. I The Good Will club and their families held a watch party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Beebe New Year's eve. The aimual stockliolders meeting of Community Hall was held Mon- I day evening. Cepytmit, t. P. I>mt»»g Co ' A DAT IN A -mOlNlA PLANTER 'S LIFE (I71S) n LL the Randall family except Lucy, the eldest daughter, was at the breakfast table whep Swai;joined them. At his elbow stood a white mai^ in a dark-gray dress with a yello\ apron. She put before him a bov. of hominy and milk which hr been heated and then sweeten c v,-ith molasses. Smiling, she sai "Eggs this morning, sir?" "Yc.-;, Minnie," he replied. " dish of battered eggs." (Batte .i eggs were what we call scramb! eggs today.) In the early 18th century Kv groes were seldom used as hou .servants in Virginia. All able bodied slaves, both men an women, were needed for work i the tobacco fields. Another reasi pcrhap^ for their exclusion fro; household employment was th: most c' the slaves were still tc barbnriu to be acceptable as serv ant.s. Thoy had not learned house hold manner.s. The Randalls IKK only three Negro servants in tlu house. Tlie white maids wen cither indentured servants or liu daughters of poor farmers. As soon as he was through with the hominy and molasses Swain turned to the various platters on the table. His battered eggs were to be cooked and served hot, but there were many cold dishes. He selected - shce ^- b:./ced ham and piece of bro lea partridg . There were two lords of bread on the fable—corn hoecake and wheat biscuits, both cooked that morning and served hot. He took a biscuit, cut it open and sprer d butter on it. From a shining silver pitcher he poured himself a tankard of cider. * « « 4'TM sorry to hear that you're •'• leaving us today," said Mrs. Randall, a thin, sallow woman in her early 40s. LIVED Mrs. RandaU sfeldom smiled or lapghed.on account of her teeth. Tf ",ey were black.-with decay and many'of them were missing. s'Yes, Mary, I have to be on my voy," said Mr.' Swain. "The House las adjourned .tintil fall, as you ;now, and I have much to dp at jCilmore. I rjn thankful to you— )' all of you—for your many •;idnesses and hospitality." •Don't mention it," said Mrs. :,ndall. "It -^vas a pleasure. ,'f;'ve enjoyed your visit and itenever you come to Williams- i;rg I liope you will make this • u.se your home." "Oh, I shall do that," said Ned \yain,-laughing. "And I give yo^ 1* same invitation tj Be" nor^. r ^me and . visit us and stay .i;inth." j'Stay a month!" Mary Randall •i -claimed. "What with keeping 'use, looking after the chi .ren, id watching servants- -why, if ^ •ly abroad e eh vjverr'ght I 'm restless as a.cow that's lost her ' .;lf." •Her husband pole" up hastily, ud changed '" - ubjec . Ho was lire that his wlie wou-d talk for .1^ hour on her; troubles. "That can mare of yours, Ned," he re- nfarked, "looks like a fine bit of Yorseflesh. Why- don't you race hpr?" -""Oh, I don't know. I've enough race horses as it is. Little Princess rt^akes a nici. saddl' norse. ; "I'm sure .Jii do( . "Come out to Behnori with me tci'-ay, Harry.- '"U jhow voi the sjud, and well call on >mc of the neighbor^, ni can -lavc- Uvelj time. You can g ,.L 'ong V ithcjt him, can't you, Mary, fo; 4 coup e 01 »_a> ?" * "Sur^jly. J. change will do him good," J'^rs. itanciall agreed. ^. "Yo jer . \an^i' Ne^, ^wain itinuet.. ± iake you home with me today. Then Henry Randall spoke up. 'fThere you go," he exclahned, •fboth of you, making plans for me. How do you know I have the time' to spare? I have a great deal to,do right here. Maybe I'll go and maybe I won't." * « » ^ TgEFORE he had delivered this speech he had already, made lip his mind-to visit his friend's plantation, ^ai he would hot ad- rhit iK, Why? Because he had cultivat &a all tiis life an air of reluctance to agree to ariylhing withput first disparaging it, or doubting its worth or validity. This inanner had become a' deep- seated habit. By v'lrtue of it, he had become qne of the most successful traders in 'Virginia, in buying tobacco fi-om small farmers to ship to fihgla' d he began usually tell" .e 'grower that vhe tbbacco market was oversold; that only •le vst weed had any valtfe, and tlie v 'as not riuch; that prices we'- '. "oing down; and that he '*• ;now what was going to "iapp' things Kept on as they H "oing. V ^ult? take .•..handful of the ffered ^r sale, roll it bu vcon his palms mil It was PLiyecized, and then -lold'it bo- fore, his nose. After le had taken couple of snius he woiild ..ay "Whevy!" with look of disgust .onv throw the tobacco -.way. Then he" .ould brush iiis hand' carefully, and say tc vhe farm.r, "I'm sorry. It's low grade—poor; qual- ilj -la c yo- want if I take it ff your hands?" i purchasing lane' r slaves he ouc ved th^ same principle. Outside ji. Ihii, propensity to .fad^ he 'as xcell.nt fellow, "ioll t ' umor an }idspital- -jy. 3ut many those whoso e|ty haa been so fesncfrously takenijK . lands by -An Ran- .a.. -re nmovec. by hi.? jolly aughter and . wise s^ving.s. 'he. - cimet t oit i. . alien, dark-br-vme contemplation even ^vhile .w was telling his fim- niest stor -3. (To Be Continned) • <« j;. 50 YEARS AGO Editorial and News Items from The lola Beelster of January 4, )893 • * •> « <-!• About thirty friends of Mr. andc Mrs. Chas. Stinson surprised them,, on the evening of the 26th. Tlie sur-.;| prise was complete and all enjoyed: the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Pogue Punston gave a partv New Year's eve. The guests-j THIS CURIOUS WORLD stayed to welcome the New Year. All report a good time. One of the happiest social events of the holidays was the reception I; given on New Year's night by a number of the young ladies of the cltj- lb their young men friends. After supper the strains of the mandolin club iKJcame top enticing to be resisted and the dancers occu^ pied the floor until a late hour. "Those who had the good fortune to be entertained by the young ladie.= heartily hope that they will regaid this deliahtful event as a precedent to be followed in the comins? years. Those present were Misses PauUin of Predonla, Miss Crahan of Burlington, Misses Parmentor and Clemens of Ottawa, Miss .Scott of Leavenworth, Miss Wise of Emporia, Miss Funston of Cariyle, Mr;;. L. H. Wi.s!i'- ard of Solomon City, Mesdames Lute Northrup, and Charle.s P. Scot: Misses Port, Reimert, McNeil. Han- klns, Wright, Evans. Mitchel. Min- row. Davis. Richards. Thomas, Welch. Smeltzer. Ewart. Messrs. Hughes and Elwell of Ottawa. Northrup. Harris McLain. Walt McNeil, Harry McNeil, McClurc, Brewster. Stover, Nelson. Hankins. Evans. Hobart, Brown. Mitchell. Horviiie. Hender.son, Smith, Ti-avls. Coffee, bananas and cacao comprised 89.5 per cent of Costa Rican exports in 1941. MORAN, Jan. 3—The Moran Home Demonstration, unit will meet at the home of Mrs. Job Trites January 5, at 2 p. m. A les-son on recreation will be given by Mrs. John Day and Mrs, E. H. WillianLs, aL-;o a leo ;:on outlook by the H. D. A. Sunday dinner guests of Mis.se.s Neta and Ida Manbeck were Mrs. Carrie Youu'„'. MLss Beulah Myer.s, -Mr.s. Clara Baker, Mrs. Wanda Davis and son Jerry. Mr. and Mrs. "Chuck" Brouillard have received word that tlieh daughter, Barbara Brouillard, R. N., who received her training at Re- .search hospital has pa.s-sed the phy- .sieal in the navy nurse corps and will .soon be called to active duty. Mr. Webb Phillips of Tonkawa, Okla., and Mrs. Blanche McGuck- In of Wichita, have returned to t heir. h-ome.s after a visit here with ilieir sister. Mr.s. E!mma Brouillard and their nephew and wife, Mr. and. Mrs. Chuck Brouillard. Mr. Kiev man has returned to his work in Wichita after spending the last two weeks here with his wife, who has been quite ill with pneumonia, but friend.s are glad to learn ihal .she is getting along nicely and gaining each day. Relatives here received word of the death of Mr. Emmett Gorman at Topeka Christmas' day. Mrs. Gorman was formerly Miss Miriam Twineham, a graduate of our city .schools and has many Moran friend.s who extend .sympathy to iier and two .sons, one of whom is injhe armed forces. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Isaac, lola. were callers at the "Cliuck" Brouil- lafd home Sundiiy. Dee Eastwood from Selma Is here visithig his gi-andparents. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jackson, other relatives aijd friends. •;There will be communion services af the Presbyterian churcli Sunday njorning at 10 o'clock. Members j and friends are urged to be pres- ei^t for this ho!;,- sacraineni. On a,ccount of the mcetliu; of the Booster Club ne.xt Moud.iy ni^rht, onr fellowship jncctint^ and dinner w'iU be po.stponi.-d till Tuesday ! night, January 9. at 8 p. ni. The I committee has a nice ))i-oprain in .store for u.s. This Is --VVorki Week of Prayer"' and we tru.st our people will not. lur^et the ineanini; of it. and the' need for (ievoli<jn and Ijrayer. T:ii' wf;iti:er Is bad this vJ^ek and arranccnients are being made to have special ineetina.-; next week in keeijinu' -vMth this time. _;Mrs. John Day rolled Tuesday afternoon on Mrs. Eliza Hesson and Miss Magr;ie McGuirc. Morian chapter ^167, O. E. S.. met iti stated meeting with the new worthy matron, Arolyn Bacon and worthy patron. B. F. Bacon, presiding. Tl-ie worthy matron appointed the standing commit tet.s for the year and the usual husi- niss was transacted^ COLONY. Jan. 2.—Mr.s. A. H. Kjnoeppel and Mrs. L. T. Barron at- tu'iidvci the Republican <Vomen's meeting in Garnett Saturday. Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr. ayd "Mrs. Jeff Veteto were: Mr. iaiid M'rs. L. T. Barron and Mr. and 1 Mrs. L.\-le Barron and Lavar.a Jane. : ^AboHt 2U Masons and Eastern Star [ uiembi'.-rs and iheir families enjoyed I their annual New Yeai's banquet '; Monday evening in the dining room j of tjie, church. A |X )t luck supper I was -served. The table decorations : carried out the color .scheme'-of red, i While "and blue. Mr. W. I. '-Thompson acted us toastmaster. Miss Anna Ro'^e McDcrmeit sang a vocal siilo and Mi'ss Rachel Lewis- pla.ved a pianij .solo. The.Register's new engine arrived this week and is now runriing the machinery in tills office. It is a Witte gus engine, lliree hor.sepower. and it starts out as if it meant to give satisfaction. The Register can now boast of being the only new.-,paper on earth, probably printed upon a press run by natural gas. Dr. Wayne E. Frantx OPTOMETRIST Kenneth Abell, Optician 108 E. Madison lola, Kansas PljonB 178 Rock of Ages Beauty NOW and FOREVER WILLIAMS MONUMENT WORKS —Authorized Dealer— 35 Years in loU I SPLIT DECISION 1 Ha.stinKs. Neb., Jan. 4. (AP)—An • unidentified man ran into the street , to retrieve some of the apple,'? which : .^pilled from a passing truck-vbut he didn't-complete his mission.. As hft stooped to pick up the fruit ; his trousers ripped—and he tore down the street in hasty retreat. ALARMING INCIDENT Galesburg. HI.. Jan. 4. lAP)— Chilled firemen returned to Centr.il station after a 3 o'clock in the njoming run. went about their business of changing into dry clothe.s • afid getting oack to bed. fThe chief's quarters, however, wer.' occupied. A stranger had entered the deserted .station, 'gone to sleej) in the chief's bed—not botheruig to ri ?move his shoes. 'The intruder finished his night's rest in a cot^ln a jail cell V. J. EVANS TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE TYPEWRITERS TO RENT All Makes of Typewrltem Repaired ADniNC MACHINES CASH REGISTEBS SCALES AU Work Guaranteed Call for Free tCstlmate 106 E. Jackson Phone 139i ENTIRE STOCK LAMES' HATS KEBJJCED TO A GIVE-AWAY PRICE YOUR CHOICE Values up to $4.98 BUY NOW AND SAVE PUBLIC SALE We will sell at PubUc Auction at Itoselawn farm. 4 miles south. 1 mile east, mile north, \i mile east of Huhiboldt. or 4 miles north, 1 mile east, ',i mile north, 'i mile east of Chanute,on— TUESDAY, January 9,1945 Beginning at 11 o'clock a. m., the Jollowing described property: MILK STOCK— 7 Head Pure Bred Jerseys — 8-Year-old cow. giving milk, due in July; 5 -year-old cow, giving milk, due in April; 3-year-old cow, giving milk, due in March; 3- year-old cow, giving milk, due in June; 3 yearlings, due in June; 2- year-old grade Jersey, due in April; 5 -year-old Guernsey, due in January; 1 Guernsey cow, 5 years old, giving 1'- gal. day, fresh in Feb.; 1 Guernsey cow, 5 years old, 2*:i gal. a day, fresh in March; 1 Guernsey, 4 years old, dry. Fresh in Feb.; 1 Jersey cow, 7 years old, giving 1 gal. a day, fresh in Feb.; 1 Jersey cow, 5 years old, giving 3 gal. a day. STOCK CATTLE—2 Jersey steer calves: 5 three-year-old white faced heifers; 1 red heifer, 2 years old; 1 roan cow, 5 years old, calf by side. 4 HORSES ANO MULES—One qoming 4-year-old horie: 1 coming' 4-year-ol 'd filly; 1 pair good .smuoth ; rpouthed mules. ' ! ; 32 PURE BRED DUROC HOGS ; -i -Three yearling sows, due in April, ' good ones: 2 spring gilts, due in Ap- ] i-Jl, extra nice; 1 serviceable boar, extra good: n stock pigs; 4 October ; guilts; 7 September gilts, good ones; | 4 September boars, nice ones. i - IVSACHINER'T— 1- regular Farm- i all, good running condition: one 12- ' 14 International plow, good one; 1 i seven -foot International tandem disc, good as new; 1 new style ^armall cultivator,- good as new; 1 wheel barrow seeder, 14-ft.; good tractor trailer: 8x16 grain tight bed, with .6.00.X20 tires; 5 -ft. McCormlck mower: two 1 -row cultivators; 10- ft. harrow; 1 set I 'l -in. harness; 5- ft. McCormick moWer. TERMS CASH—If credit is desirekl see yotir local banker before attending sale. No property to be removed until settled for. Not responsible for any accidents that may occur during sale. Jim MillhoUand & C. R. Woiford COL. WM. RILEY, Auctioneer. aUIHBDLDT NA'TX. BANK, Clerk. Cottage Grove Ladies Wm S«r?e Lnnciu Your Uptown H. G. F STOR Flour . . IS^^'L. $2.15 Flour . IS^'L....... $1.10 Siigar Cure-'". " 85c Sugar Core :. "I'S.^ • 25c Liquid Cure • froZ,ces 75c .il^PplOS • E°to Fancy".-.- $3.69 Tenderoni • Package 7c Mince Meat .Mk'!".. i.b 25c • H. G. F Lb. 33c Dressing !r. 31c CO^Od • Mother's Lb. IJC Apple Batter jariSc Caps . .;.S;^!^.........29c Cof f 66 Fleming'.s . Lb. 35C COMPLETE LINE OF FEEDS—COTTON SEED IVIEAL BIIAN, SHORTS, MILL RUN HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR PRODUCE YOUNGS GROCERY FEED & PRODUCE O T. M. ftCC. U. S. PAT. Qry, ^12^ WORD CRISINATED IN T.^ 1-^ Is THIS BIRO CORRECn-Y CALLED A MOAA//AJtS OR /•fiouR,\//,\>G, OOV£ ? ANSWER: Mourning dove . . . from its mournful call. NEXT: When coal was black maeic. 4- MEAL PLANNING Is a Problem Now But Trading At FRYER'S Will Help You a Lot! M&M .MLN'CED H.A.M and liOLO(.'.\A. Ih Pork 25c Lb. • • o .SMOKED SAUSAGE, lli. .m- FILLET OF CODFISH A.\D FRESH OYSTERS CHEDDAR CHEESE, Wisconsin, lb. .'«c PANCAKE FLOUR. lUilterciip. .'Mb. ba.e _ -16f SAUER KRAUT, J ii)s. 250 WELNEK.S, lb. 2:{c LAKE FISH, .J for _ 22c FI.EXO WATER SOFTENEH, 12-o/. Sc; 2 lbs. IV BEAM FLAKESoK -.v 4 p::^-. Vyi COEM FLAKES '^H-" I p^-. 20c nUTTER.MILK CO.MPLEXIOX SOAP. W for . Mc FRYER BROS. GROCERY & MARKET Phone 401 We Deliver Phone 401 Until 630 p. m, Jelly . . Mack «e- Ra.spboi rv l.b. Yanilla • Wildflower 8-oz. 15c Peanuts saHe.i ..t. 27<^ Pop Corn Yellow 2 Lb.s. 25c Victory, Complete for ^^AM small neck jars. box. Dinner _ ...-2 For 25c Caps . . Chili . . Sausage Hams . Olives . Beans . .1f?...2»i L^. 25 C Frankfurters . u.. 25c Sausage .. u. 29c LINCOLN FOOD MART Small Link Lb. S|VV Whole 5CJ« Or Half Lb. 53*- Ko.sher xNo. 16 Pf Dill Jar jijl^ Large Phone 183 Ida's H. G. F. Store We Deliver Phone 183

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