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PAGE SIX Allies Take Burma Port Akyab, Key Jap Base Falls to Seaborne Forces; No Opposition Southeast Asia Command Headquarters. K;indy. Ccylun. Jan. 5. '(AP)—Tlic dry ot .Mcyab, third lar^:l•.st port of Burma and for two yeiui .m iinijuriaiit Jupane.se sup- i ply basi.'. ha.s I'aih'n to Britl.sh and', Jildian .srabornc force.-;. Allied head-; fjunrteis anr.ounced today. A conimunigiie .said the attacker.s had swarmed a.^hoi-e on Akyab island —on which tlii' city situated— early Wednesday morning without cncounterin!; any oj)))o.sition. I'rime Objective "The island i.s lirmly in our hai:d.s,' the bulletin deelarod. Akyab. whieh lia.s a normal population of,about 40.000 ana i.s situated at the m'outh of the Kaladan river on the Burnie.se west coast, has been a prime objective of the Allied drive in .southwest Burma. The Japa- ne.se c.vere ;e!)ortcd to have had about 4.000 troops on the island at one .lime, but tlir-y evacuated '.he tarrison .ind mo.st of tlieir weapons the hieht before the Allied landings. The retreatint; Japanese left behind' many booby, traps and mines, j ijcsislrd by Natives I 111 wilhdrawin'? they tried to take some of tlie coolie class of the local liopulati<m. but many of the educated middle class rebelled and threatened' to resist with guns buried bj- the British when they lelreatcd in 1942. Tile Allied landing forces strucit from three directitnis. some landing on the noriliern beaches from nav.il craft, some cnissini; a Maj.-Gen. Hasso Eccard von Manteuflfel, whose last name, literally translated means "Man Devil," is in command of Germany's 5th Armored Army, which is playing a prominent part in the German ofTenstve. He is a veteran of fighting in France, Russia and Tunisia. On the Alleys .siretth ol water from Foul point on the mainland and others crossing in loral.^ boats from Kudaung island to the east. Industrial League Standings. W. L. Pet. Attorneys 28 17 .622 Sinclair 26 19 .578 City 24 21 .533 Pest Office 23 22 .511 Register 21 24 .467 Fryers 21 24 .467 four-mile I Pet Milk 20 25 .444 28 .37S Next Ui^ Three Meeting Alter Inauguration • W .i.'.li.i;L':oii. juM. f). (API—Presl- fti'iii . Roo .-evr!t (od.ny his next ijK'ctinL'- With Prime Minister Cliurchill and Mar.shal Stalin will t !:kc • .ohice after his inauguration Janiiiiry 120. He made this statement .smilingly t .i a- news conference and added in respon.'-e to que.'tions that the m ''et:nv will differ a.' lo agenda and oter iJlans from pn vious meetings a', Casablanca. Tel eran. Quebec, and Waslilngton. Fvi-ry mfetiim. Mi. Roosevelt assigned, differs in s jecles but be- loni; t(j the sae gerus. KiddUi'/ about t le time and ' place-, he ,said tha whether the iiieelin:! would be held at the North or .Soulh Pole (le]j »nds upon Ice contliiions. Lehigh 17 Individual high 10, Stone, 267: hl^h 30, Stone, 636. Team high 10, Post Office, 983: high 30, Post Office, 2596. In the WORLD of SPORTS Chicago, Jan. 5. <AP).— The drafting of a new major leagu# agreement to govern baseball's future and to outline the authority of a commissioner who will .succeed the late K. M. Landls today occupied the attention of the two big league presidents and eight club officials. Although not authorized to consider the naming of Laiidis' successor, the committee's business Is in the nature of laying the groundwork for that assignment, which will rest with the officials of all IC clubs. THfe lOLA REGISTER, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 5,1945. lOLAV KANSAS Walks Away From Crashed Plane Winnipeg, Jan. 5. (AP)—Alderman D. A. Mulligan has instructed the city solicitor to draw up a rule making it an offen.se to throw articles on the ice during a hockey game. He told the city council last night tha,; in Chicago spectators throw overripe fruit on the ice during games and "I don't want to see it start here." Games Tonight. 7:00—Whitehead Cabins vs. Hart's Lunch: Elks Club vs. Cojiening Jewelers. 9:00—Sthlllz Beer vs. Highland Nursery; Coca-Cola vs Amci-ican Service. Open bowling on 5 and 6. Fryer'."< Grocery. Evans 139 146 97 382 Pennington .144 131 157 432 Ellis . 162 186 140 4d8 Pox 191 176 145 512 Steele 136 121 122 379 Sub total . 772 760 661 2193 Handicap . 17 17 17 51 Total 783 777 678; 224 i Attorneys^. Taylor . 134 104 173 411 Pees 141 1.56 124 421 Edwards .159 173 132 404 Reuther 134 17b m 50f; Dunlap . 121 13'J 182 435 Total ...689 740 808 2237 Chicago. Jan. 5. (AP)—Col. Theodore P (Ted) Bank, former athletic director and head football coach at the University of Idaho, and active in organization of athletics in the army hi World War n, is the new president of the Athletic InsUtute of- America. Directors of the institute in Chicago annoimced the election of Bank, a former University of Michigan football player, to succeed the late MaJ. John L. Griffith. Maj. Griffith, who was Western conference athletic commissioner, was piesident of the institute from 1938 until his death December 8. Lt. S. F. Ford, Baltimore, Md., walks unharmed away from flaming wreckage of his P-38 fighter a few seconds after crash .landing when Jap Zero downed him over MIndoro Island, P. 1—(Signal Corps Photo from NEA.) Los Angeles, Jan. 5. (AP)—Bitter criticism over the Bruins' poor grid- Iron showing has led to the resignation of Edwin C. (Babe) Horrell, for the past six years head football coach at the University of California at Los Angeles. His two assistans, Bronko Nagiu-- ski and Ray Edwards, also q.ult yesterday. Fritzie Zivic Boxes Younif Billy Arnold Herr ,. Renner Powers Upton .. Billbe Total Post Office. 144 168 13; :New York, Jan. 5. <AP)—A boxing j-'uinea pi';—th.it's the role cagy Fritzie Zivic of Pitl.sl)iin;h will play apaiiist Philadelph.ia'.^ Billy .Arnold in the eight-round windup at Madi- .siin Src.iai-e Garden tonitjht. Arnold, an 18 -year-old high school student who .skvrockeiod to fistic •fame' durinL' the past year with 28])!,°""'!"" • kavas in 3! .'-craiis. has been e.stab-^™^^°"f , lished a lica\y 1 to 5 favorite. ' The r!l-year-old lormer wclter- wri','hl cha.mijion. veteran of 14 years ill the rini'.. i.s expected to demoii- .•itrate whether the undefeated Ar- nolci warrants all the nice tliir.gs said abou'. him. It is the first time the Philly youngster has met anyone of 2ivic'.> skill and cla.ss. Baxter McDorment Benson Johnson Handicap Total , .. 95 125 119 135 195 143 181 178 201 .174 178 179 ...729 844 779 2352 Pet Milk. 126 449 33s> 473 560 5?1 .152 ... 89 127 144 133 169 121 90 151 108 134 170 194 220 403 442 306 393 596 .694 742 704 2140 101 101 101 303 795 843 805 2443 Sinclair. ...205 190 170 119 141 137 C. Krausc 150 133 141 Abbott 152 162 145 Endsley Forte MILKACi: l)Oi:SN'T COUNT Torrinutoii. Conn.. Jan. 5. (AP)—j Mr.s. Luvcrne Kinson received a packaue atui a iiostcard in the same mail dellvcry--both postmarked the .'^aini' day. The iiackage. however, canie from Incliii. more than 10.000 miles ;iway. wliile the postcard was ! handicap W. Krause Total . Hart Waugh .. . Herter Newman . Stroup 565 397 424 459 430 .773 752 750 2275 City. .147 126 157 Twenty-Four Axis War Prisoners at Large Washington, Jan. 5. (AP)—Twenty-.seven of the 1.152 Axis prisoners of war who have escaped from camps in this country are still at large, the war department reported today. Eighteen are Germaas and six are Italians. Twelve of the Germans are fugitives from Apago park camp In Arizona, where 25 made a sensational Christmas eve escape. Two Germans are fugitives from the Alva, Okla., camp: two from Camp Pickett, Va.. and one each from Fort Devens, Mass., and the Orlando, Fla., branch camp. Of the Italians, two each are fugitives from the Fabens, Tex., and Rupert, Idaho, camps: and one each from Camp Shanks, N. Y.. and Fort Banks, Mass. On January 1. there were 361.631 prisoners of war in 425 camps in the United States. These included 307,931 Germans, 51,071 ItaUans and 2,629 Japanese. 195 162 166 123 124 107 ...145 183 153 .150 181 157 171 149 148 .523 354 481 488 46il mailed from Winsted. 10 miles dls- tailt. Sub total 784 799 731 2314 6-6 6 1.8 790 805 737 2337: Total Auftioiiini: of art objects in Ens-' Bitting land dates from the 17th ccnturv. ' May Unify China Buck Carter .. Clark . . Lee Sub total Handicap 23 Total Average . Alexander C. Tobey . Whltaker Scott 424 470 441 434 595 tehigh. 144 136 144 158 160 152 . 156 129 156 1,57 148 129 .183 209 203 .798 782 784 2364 23 23 69 821 805 807 2433 Re«:ister. 152 152 152 165 168 156 120 133 132 176 191 177 .160 133 169 45G 489 385 544 462 Total 764 774 798 2336 Bob Hope Signs Again With Pepsodent Co. Chicago. Jan. 5. (AP)—Bob Hope, one of radio's top comedians, haa signed a new 10-year contract with his first and only sponsor. Charles Luckman. president of the Pepsodent division of Lever Brothers company, announced today. Luckman did not disclose the total i sum agreed on but a spokesman said the new agreement represented a •'considerable increase in Hope's earnings and was "understood to be for nearly as many millions as years." He described the contract as involving what was believed to be the largest total simi ever negotiated. In a single deal for radio talent. . The new contract will extend the partnership of Hope and his sponsor to 17 years. The radio-movie star's first radio program was in 1938. Negro Porter Dies For "Lower 13" Slaying Salem, Ore.. Jan. 5. (AP)—Robert E. Folkes died in the state's lethal gas chamber at 9:13 a. m. today for the "Lower 13" slaying of Mrs. Martha Virginia James, still protesting his innocence of the crime for which he was executed. The dining car cook convicted of Oregon's most famous murder did not elaborate his denial that he crept Into the berth of a navy ensign's bride and slashed her throat when she resisted him. The pretty Norfolk, Va.. girl was killed as she lay in berth lower 13 of a Southern Pacific passenger train thundering through a snow-covered countryside January 23, 1943. Her husband. Navy Lt. Richard P. James, killed in a plane crash last September, was travelling in the second section. ' 1 It, like millions of other folk, you've been shivering under King Winter's blasts recently, brush the icicles off yoiir eyelashes and take a gander at the picture above. In a summerj; setting at St. Petersburg, Fla., Sara Woodrich and little Barbara hunt shells on the beach. Number2 (Continued From Page One) by one s\iivering but still wisecracking tank: gurmer: "The fireside I want to: get back to is at Ijome," he said, "and I know damned well we ain't going to get there while there are any Jerries left in Bielgium." HARMONY Indianapolis, Jan. 5. (AP)— Harmony marked the opening of the 1945 Indiana general assembly-the Indianapolis symphony orchestra gave legislators a concert in the state house. Brazil began as a Portuguese colony, became an emprle in the early 19th century, with the son of the King of Portugal as emperor, and then emerged as a republic in 1889. Ike's Appeal Helps Put Over War Loan Washlntgon, Jan. 5. (AP)— One of the stars of the successful sixth war loan drive was not even In this country: General Dwipht D. Eisenhower. Elsenhower sent back a powerful appeal just before the drive was to begin and Just at a time when the war finance division was concerned about a shortage of volunteer workers. After wide circulation of the general's statement, several htm- dred thousand volunteers registered with a rush. Sailor Says Wife Took Poisoiv After Quarrel Sabetha, Kas., Jan. 5. (AP)— Sheriff Pete Bieri of Nemaha county today quoted Roscoe George Smith, 3"?, as saying that his wife, Mrs. Dorothy HoUinger Smith, 34, took poison after he beat her during an argument at their home. Mrs. Smith, mother of two children, dl^ yesterday and Coroner W. R. Popkess said her death w.is the result of blows on the head. The coroner skid he foimd a "three-foot stove poller with blood on it." and blood on bedding and the floor of the Smith home. Smith, apprentice seaman Who returned on furlough from the Great Lakes, lU., naval training station Wednesday, was taken into custody and is bejng held without charge in the county jail at Seneca. The sheriff quoted the husband, a former Bee, Neb., school teacher, as saying "I must have got mad and lost ^ my head" in explaining why he b^at his wife. He said he did not use ^the stove poker on her, Bieri added. Smith, ; Bieri reported, said his wife took-the poison In coffee. Numbers (Continued .From Page One) pipe and touched a match to it.. Out came the German crew in desperate haste, hands high. Darkness cau^?ht one group of Infantrymen- without a place to sleep .so Cpl. Curtis Strange of Elton, Miss., and Pfc. Howard OTPCook of Coy City, Tex., made beds for themselves in an abandoned stone house. All night long i ;nemy shells pitched into the fields tnearby, rocking the old houst! with each concussion. Too tired to, worry then, the two men had an eiatirely different view the next; mori.lng. Daylight disclosed that thu house was packed full of dynamite and TNT—and In front of the building hundreds of gallons of gasojlne were stacked up In metal containers. "There was eiVough explosive there to blow up li city block," said Strange. . "I was using a case of TNT for a pillow and didn't know it till I woke up," Cook added. INFLATION : San Pranci.'co, Jan. 5. (API- Housewives wlrp: followed a receipe for • "sugarless oake" given in a San Francisco newspaper know now why their -product swelled to such alarming' proportions. The paper said excuse It, please. It should havf* been 2^ teaspoons of baking powder, not 2% cups. The glowworm and the firefly have a secret flian has been trying to copy for years—the secret of producing bright light without heat. Seldom photographed Gen. Chou En-Lai. above, renresented Chinese Communists in recent parleys with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek in Ciiungking, where tlie Communists and Chiang's Central Government sought to settle their long-standing rivalry and unite against the Japs. RIGHT NOW... —is a good time to look over your insurance. In case of loss will it do all you expect of it? We'll gladly help you arrange it to cover ALL your needs. THE ARCHER CO. Insurance and Real Estate Phone 304 Current Attractions at Fox lola Theaters lOLA NOW John Wayne * Ella Raines —in— "TALL IN THE SADDLE" Complete Shows 7:15 & 9:10 FREl^VXJE • Tomorrow Only Ida l^npino • Dennis Morean In, "THE HARD WAY" MATINEE TOMORROW Show Starts 1:15 p. m. Featnre Starts 1:45 p. m. rnttvne Starts 3:10 p. m. Saturday Night Schedule: Show Starts at 7:15 p. m. Featare Shows 7:45 & 11:15 Freeroe Shows at 9:10 Only UPTOWN; NOW TOJW CONWAY in Mystery Tbi^Uler ".NIGHT OF ADVENTURE" (Shows at 8:10 and 10:30) Plus Action Hit "WILD HORSE PHANTOM" with Larry «'Bnster" Crabbe (Shown at 7:00 and 9:20) MATINEE, TOMORROW Show Starts at 1:05 p. m. "Adventure"- at 1:15 & 3:35 "FhahtomT* at 2:25 Only Saturday Night Schedule: Show Starts at 7:15 p. m. "Phantom" at 7:20 & 9:35 "Adventure*' it 8:25 & 10:45 Number 1 (Continued From Page One) menacing a German arc between Klagerfurst and Graz. The new Greek government has barred fiuiiher discussions with lett- wlng ELAS leaders concerning their political grievances, pending compliance with a British demand that they lay down their arms and leave Athens. Canadian troops in the Italian Adriatic sector advanced against strong counterattacks by Nazi tanks and veteran Infantry, to within rtilles of San Alberto, eight miles north of Ravenna. Progress al^o wan reported north of Faenza on the Bologna-Rlmlni highway. In the air war RAF Mosqultos bombed Berlin twice durlni? the night. L<fs Ang:eles Open Golf Tourney Gets Under Way .Los Angeles, Jan. 5. (AP)—A four- day outing on the lengthy Riviera country club course began today for af field of the nation's topranklng professional golfers, along with a contingent of crack amateurs, as they latmched the 19th annual Los Angeles open golf tourney. rThe highest purse In the tournament's hlstorj', $13,333 In war bonds. wSs the goal for the 131 llnksmen. 91 pros and 40 amatetirs. The purse will be spread over the first 15 places with $4,500 for the top man. TTie array of talent Included Siammin' Sanjmy Snead of Hot Springs, Va., winner of the Portland, Ore., and Richmond, Calif., opens, and Byron Nelson, Toledo, 0[{ sharpshooter who won the San FrincLsco open. Harold (Jug) McSpaden of Philadelphia is the defending champ. He won last year at the Wllshire course with a;-^l. CHANGE OF HEART $t. Joseph, Jan. 5. (AP)—A new spsrit vof love and imderstandlng ha« fluttered down on Saint'Joe. In .the 37 divorce hearings scheduled, 25 plaintiffs changed their minds and asked for dismissals. PIC TONIGHT & Saturday ioe E. Brown and Judy Canova —hi— "CHATTERBOX" —And— "TRIGGER TRAIL" This and That In Kansas BY JOE DEGEORGE Kansas City, Kas., (AP).—A. S. 'Ferguson, Wyandotte county treasurer, opened a letter the other day, and read: "Dear Sir: In figuring my taxes today I sent a check for 5 cents less than It should have been. Please excuse me. I will try to do better next time." Clipped to the letter was a five- cent piece. Becatise of a cold. Grace Belden, teacher In an Arkansas City school, couldn't speak above a whisper. But It all worked for a quieter classroom^ she reports.; Her third grade pupils sympathetically responded in whispers. Hungry GI's at the Dodge City army air field were standing in Hue waiting their turn to get some food: others were seated at tables listening to music emanating from a loudspeaker. Suddenly the music stopped and a voice was heard to enunciate clearly: "L. S. M. F. T.—P. X." Immediately, dozens of soldiers made a dash for the post exchange, where two long lines were converging on the clgaret couriter. A new shipment of smokes had arrived. Mrs. R. O. Chance shook her head sadly when two salesmen walked into her restaurant at Lamed and asked for food. "I'm sorry," she said. "I'm all alone Just now. The help's all gone and the kitchen Is full of dirty dishes. I don't know when I'll catch up." . The salesmen got up from the counter, but they didn't leave. They went to the kitchen, peeled off their coats and washed the soiled china and silverware. Then they returned to the counter and ordered dinner. This time they got It. The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle nominates as its "man of the week" Felix Bolllger, outgoing secretary- treasurer of the Dickinson County Farm Bureau. Bolllger, the newspaper reports, was able to condense hLs minutes of the 4'i-hour annual meeting into exactly 47 words. When the school bus that carrle.s pupils of Greenough school, souUi- east of Liberal, caught fire, thf driver hastily imloaded the children. He was busy extinguishing the small blaze when one little girl, Iva Dene Carter, dashed back into the vehicle—but not to get her schoolbooks. "I wanted my dinner bucke4." she explained. "It had two bananas In It." And from the public relations office at the Smoky Hill army air field comes this story: "Look at you 35 year olds." barked a first sergeant. "No pep, no ambition. What do you want to be?" "Thirty-eight," was the prompt reply. Margaret Culkin Banning, American novelist, has been abroad at the outbreak of three wars—in London in 1914; in San Sebastian at the commencement of the Spanish Revolution: In Paris for the first, mobilization In 1939. A new style in a new material, created by Dobbs to give you a smart new look. Tailored in Twillmix, Skylark has unusually rich body and texture. Thousands of small stitches accent its handsome appearance. With flexible brim and Sta-Shaped* crown. Showerproofed, too. In exclusive Dobbs colors. •HHU.S.PW.O». $5.00 PERHAM'S Official Statement Of the Financial Condition of the Allen County State Bank lOLA. KANSAS At the close of business De(:ember 30, 1944 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts $ 332,203.38 Overdrafts 12.32 Real Estate 1.00 Municipal and County Bonds 55,492.50 United States Bonds and Treasury Notes 1,967,500.00 Accrued Interest Paid on United States Securities 196.74 U. S. Savings Bonds, Redemption Account 1,424.16 CASH AND SIGHT EXCHANGE ,1700.265.34 Total - $4,057,095.44 LIABILITIES Capital Stock (paid in) $10,000.00 Capital Stock (earned) j. 20,000.00 % Surplus Fund (earned) J Undivided Profits (net) DEPOSITS ^ Total 30,000.00 100,000.00 62,462.75 3,864,632.69 $4,057,095.44 THOS. H. BOWLUS, President. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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