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PAGE SIX + + + The WAR TODAY + + + On the Alleys Mnnicipal League Standfaiss. W. L. Pet. Harrison Bootery .. ...30 18 .625 lola Planing Mill ...30 18 .625 LeJtzbach Furniture ...24 24 .500 Rummies ...23 25 .479 Humboldt ...23 25 .479 Eastern Kas. Gas.... .23 25 .479 Scarborough Drug .. ...21 27 .438 Lehigh ...18 20 .375 244; BY DEWITT MACKENZIE The word, for which we've been - waiting .since Bataan and "the march of death!"—MacArthur has landed on Luzon and the pivotal battle of the war of the Pacific has been joined., With con.summate audacioasness the American commander ha.s flung an army ashore on Lingayen gulf near the same ,;tx)t employed by the victorious .Japanese when they invaded the Philippines three years a(,'o. He hit str(iight for the stra'- tegically logical jiolnt of entrance, as I Nippon's own General Homma, con- ' queror of the Philippines, predicted that the Americans would have to do. Tokyo say? we have landed 60.000 ti-ocips from the 70 mile long convoy of 800 .ships which crawled acro.ss the open waters like a huge sea- strpent to challenge- what might liave been a desijerate defense on the beaches. The fleet entered the mill under the protection of a ter- rillc air :ind nuval barrage, and contrary to expectatioiLs encountered .small resistance. As a result we quickly established a 15 mile beach-head and pushed rapidly inland to Rive the po.sitlon the depth iiece.ssary for security. Individual high 10, Kinser individual high 30, Upton 614.. Team high 10, Harrison 967; team high 30, Harrison 2594. Games Tonight. 6:30 p. m.—lola Planing Mill vs. Arnold's: 'Whitehead Cabins vs. Lehigh. 8:30 p. m.—Cvrus Motors vs. Walton Foundry; Sifers vs. Pet Milk. Open Bowling on 5 and 6. Scratch League Friday Night. Eastern Page Diver 132 Drydeu 115 Benson 175 Myers 150 Sub total 765 Handicap 14 Total 779 Kas. Gas. 193 152 149 155 116 141 153 717 14 731 128 163 122 178 740 14 754 Tlni.s tlie MacArthur-Nimitzbroth- i-i-hfx;d has made a fine beginning of Ihi.s ciucial operation. It likelv Is lar better than they had dared hope lor, .since they mu.st have ex- ;;ccted to encounter gi'eater enemy r( .distance in the air and from shore b.itterics. and to have to fight up Ijkiody beaclies. However, we shouldn't make the jiiistake of a.ssumin" that because the initial landing was ea.sy, this is the K.iUge <if the litihl to come. This cil•^illK plia.sc (jt tlie b.ittle of (he Fhiliij]>incs bids fair to be long and .•^aiifiiiiiiary. For tlie first time in the Pacific conflict we have two big armies facing each other in territory which is sufflciently open so that there can be a lull scale war nt movement. Leitzbach Fumilnre. Brown 119 155 168 Sellman .120 162 181 Kent .133 142 117 Wilhite 115 147 124 Williams 149 ,119 124 Total , 636 725 714 Searborouxrh Niemeyer 142 Allen .109 Hart 159 Anderson 144. Leavitt 152 Drag;. 165 225 Sub total Handicap Total . ..70fe IQ .716 197 211 199 117 889 10 899 K. Lee ... S. Lee Bitting 147 Cochran 194 145 137 160 Alexander Total . .152 .798 162 124 185 142 750 126 141 168 136 796 10 806 165 167 147 202 188 869 494 415 394 438 481 2222 42 2264 442 463 • 392 386 392 2075 532 432 511 511 405 2391 30 2421 447 489 418 581 482 2417 In the WORLD of SPORTS Salt Lake City, Jan. 10. CAP)— The basketball situation at Utah, national champion last year, looks bleak, bleaker, bleakest. It was bad when the army grabbed off two of the team's most capable reserves. It will be worse when two other subs enter the army soon, to be followed in February by George Keil, a regular guard. But the worst of all will come If .selective service calls in Utah's star 4-F'er, Arnold Ferrin, only returning veteran from last year's title winners and a standotit performer for the Utes this season. THglOLA REGISTER, WEDNESDAY EVENING. JANUAHY 10.1945. lOLA. KANSAS • War Photdg Displays a Nazi "Victory Hat" Humboldt. The Japanese are powerfully set for the clash, and may be expected to make a la.st-ditch stand for this i.slrind, which Ls one of the keystones of their war structure. Their light resistance against our landing may have bren due in part to doubt as to just where MacArthur expected to put his main force ashore. However, it's not unlikely that General Yama- .shita. the enemy commander, de- ci.ded he would serve his interest.^ belter if he didn't try to defend the b(':iche;; under what he knew would be un absolutely annihilating bar- rape of bombs find shells. We may be sure that Yamashita iias his plans for counter-attack. And he's a soldier of great capabilities, as witness his serasatlonal con- obest of the Malay peninsula and Singapore, MacArthur is up against a foe who is worthy of his steel and one who is bound to battle to a finish for this vital base. Seek to Determine Cauge of Clipper Crash Miami. Phi.. Jan. 10. (API—Civil Aeronniitics Authority representatives ;mrt air line officials today rought to determine the cause of a Pan-American Aii-way.'-- Clipper crasli Monday night at Port of Spain, Trinidad, which appaiently took the lives of 23 por.sons. Pan-American officials- reported that the bodies of nine victims have becti recovered, whUe 14 others were listed as rai-ssing and presumed dead. Seven passenger.s and crew members survived t:ie crash of the Africa-bound sea plane which plunged nito the moiintain-rlmmed Port of Spain harbor -i,- It was making n llniil approa''!) lor a landing in tin darkne.s.s. Upton . 209 175 173 .'>57 Bover . 167 122 114 403 Uudiko . .'^49 104 139 392 Mitchell 90 128 141 365 Barber 196 142 164 502 Sub total .. 817 671 731 2219 Handicap . 22 22 22 66 Total 839 693 753 2285 Tola Planing MiU. Crick 162 141 106 409 Avling 199 149 90 438 McClay 167 167 172 506 Cranor 175 1.55 176 506 Herr 137 169 167 473 Total 840 781 711 2332 Harrison Bootery. Shannon . - 1.50 183 188 521 Harrison . ^ 180 225 179 584 Kinser 122 161 138 421 Newman .. . 193 156 165 514 Persuson 175 174 188 537 Total .„ 820 899 858 2577 Kiunmies. Becker 175 147 209 531 Ford 105 131 137 373 Warren .. 133 169 138 • 440 Krupp 200 154 137 491 Lenski .. . 165 168 164 497 Sub -total . . 778 769 785 2432 Handicap . . 63 63 63 189 Total 841 832 848 2621 Chicago, Jan. 10. (AP)—Heads of American Association baseball clubs yesterday approved a 1945 schedule to open April 18 and close September 10. President George M. Trautman of Columbus, O., said the Class AA league is going ahead with plans to operate diuring 1945 unless future governmental orders make it necessary to discontinue play. Chicago, Jan. 10. (AP)—Owner George Marshall of the Washington Redskins promises to take care of sports writers if they should be left jobless by the proposed national work draft. Marshall, a large laundry operator In the nation's capital, offers to move any scribo to Washington and give him a job at his plant. "The laundry industry is considered essential, ycu know, and it might well be considered by sports writers If their jobs fold," he said. Marshall Is here for *he National Football league meeting. Fayettevile, Ark., Jan. 10. (AP)— Southwest conference basketball fans are beginning to wonder just when It's going to stop. , The Arkaasjis Bazorbocks took a serle.s opener against Baylor 94-28— a one game record In itself—and the next night walloped the Bruins 90-30 to establish a series mark of 184 points. The one-game scoring record has been going up in the conference every year. Incidentally, it was the sixth set by Arkansas. Numbers (Continued jFrom Page One)- Number 4 (Continued From Page One) of their Ai'dennes salient in what a atiiii officer said "appears to be ilii> .".tari of a measured step-by- step witlidrawal." On Other Fronts Britlsli troops in Italy have driven a German 30-maii patrol bank from the south bank of the Reno river, where the Nazis have dug in for a stand on the extreme eastern end of the battlefront. Elsewheic on the front severe winter weather restricted activity to patrols. In Greece, Premier Nicholas . Plastiras promised the people a general election at the earliest pos- -sible moment to name a new assembly and decide the question of • a permanent government. Negotiation of a, truce for evacuation of more French civilians from the area of ,St. Nazaire indicated the Germans intended to hold bitterly to pockets along the French Atlantic coast. About 100,000 Germans were estimated to be in these pockets, including Lorient, La Ro- clielle and those blocking the port of Bordeaux. GIRL FIGHTERS GET REGULAR RUM RATION London.—More than one thousand British girls are living in tents and working ankle-deep in mud, muffled up to the eyes in leather jerkins, greatcoats and fur capes. They are sUrls who fight flying bombs—front line girls ^\ho work with mixed AA batteries. Their special equipment includes woolen underwear, lambskin gloves, leather boots, gaiters and Welling­ tons, With .six blankets each, three gnnmdsheets, special slecpuig bag.s, scarves and sweaters, they keep lighting fire and have not got a .single person sick among them. They get thirty-six hours leave weekly, four hot meals daily and eallors' rum ration everiy week. ly prove costly to the state. Now Is the time to look to the futm-e." In conclusion the governor said: "We in Kans.as must prepare a state po.st war program which Is adapted to our . needs. We must now' begin to plofei. I feel that we properly can and should earmark fund,*;, .so to speal;, by and through which we can prepiare for this p?o- eram. I believe wfc can do this and still maintain siiff^lclent reserves to safely meet problematical increases and reasonable cur Tent demands of stable state government." Schoeppel .said he was convinced that in a time when ."thousands of our homes have beun saddened by the messeneer of deiiih."'there was no room for "non-e.«|!ential. experimental or petty legl .m 'atlon," "Members of the Hgislature." he concluded. "I am at yokur service and mv time Is yours to i:ommand. . "With the help of divine providence we can be strrnKthened in meeting the challenges, of our day." GOING BROKE Since the start of tthe war the value of British exportr, has dropped 71%. This contnists with a rise in the value of Ainerican exports during the same ^period. 1 « U-,^\WA 21 Protect yourself with a Personal Property Floater, written by the ARCHER CO. Your individual problera will be given careful considerfation. Phone 304. ill S.E.CORNER SQUARE-PH0NI(304 li Chicago, Jan. 10. (AP)—Only one serious incident broko into the an- nval fun lest at last night's annual diamond dinner of the Chicago chapter. Baseball Writers of America. It was the formal awarding of the J. Louis Comiskpy (fftrmer Chicago 'White Sox owner) trophy to Bill Voiselle, the New York Giants' star pitcher, as the rookie of the vear. But the award was made in absentia, 'Voiselle being unable lo make the trip from his home in Ninety Six, S. C. Pasadena, Calif.. Jan. 10. (API- Golf appeals tc people of all ages. For instance— Arlene Brooks, a granddaughter of Harry Brooks, a local golf pro, is only nine years old, .Irat she recently turned in a 44 for nine holes. And E. N. Wright needs only as many strokes as his age, 82. Patterson Urges Quick National Service Action Washington, Jan. 10. (AP)—Undersecretary of War Robert P. Patterson told congress today that inductions for the armed forces for the first six months of 1945 will total 900.000 men, as a minimum. Urging quick enactment of national service legislation, Patterson advised the house mlUfary committee that only through some form of national service could the manpower needs for the war effort be met during the next six months. Tliese needs, he declared, include 900,000 men for the armed services and 700.000 others for war produc- fJon and war-supporting activities. "The only complete and adequate leelslatlon," he said, would be national war service legislation "of the most comprehensive nature." Such legislation, he stated, would shorten the war and minimize the lo.ss of life. NEA-ACME War Photographer Bert Brandt shows his war front photographs and a number of German tropHirs during a talk at a Chamber of Coriimerce forum-luncheon, Kansas City, Kas. Here Brandt displays f German ."victory hat," designed and produced to be worn on .the day that Nazi mlUtary supermen would walk as conquerors through the street^, of the world. Left to right are: Brandt, Herbert W, Walker, vlc^-presldent NEA Service, Inc., Cleveland, "O., W. A. BaUey, editoj-mariager of The Kansas City Kan\ san, and Mrs. Lpuls H. Collar.—(NEA Photo.) Number2 (Contlnaed From Page One) — I ish FUst army, capture; the great Allied tSise at Constantin and perhaps eVifri thrust west and take Algiers Itself, supreme headquarters of the Allied forces In Africa. Von R'undstedt, like Rommel, was under pressure from the south when he attacked. But this time it was from Pqtton Instead of Montgomery. He picked for his .attack the Schnee SIfel plateau in the center of an 88-mile line held by only three American . divisions, two of them crippled.•Two infantry units delayed him in a gajlant stand, but eventually were stirrounded and Vori Rund- stedt's iSanzers rampaged 50 miles through;the American lines before Second armored division tankmen cracked (nto them headon, just three miles short of their Meuse river goal, -and bashed them back ten miles. # . : By thit narrow margin did the American armies escape being cut in half. Von Bundstedt drove his tanks within t^o and a half miles of the Americaw First army headquarters— far cloier than Rommel got to America^ Second corps headquarters at Thebefesa. And he got within .500 yards ot- an American dump containing' millions of gallons of gasoline whjch the Germans badly needed tf) fuel their drive. Had it" not been for Ernie Harmon and his tankmen at Celles— the German Thala of the Tuni- .slan breakthrough—Von Riindstedt might hfive seized enough supplies to go orji toward his other goals- north to Liege, which can be compared to Rommel's push toward Constantin. and then to Antwerp and later perhaps Paris, the Algiers of this Njizl drive. "Yo'j're honna hhve to give upr one of your advei'tising accounts!" Americaji Airlines Crash Kills 24 One thhig Rommel did achieve. He didn't take Thebessa. Constantin or Algie:^, but he did upset AUied plans ancj delaj'ed for two months a pending AlUed offensive, thus prolonging the end of the African campaign until May 19, 1943. It remains to be seen whether Von Rundstedt has had SJnilar success in this direction. Ceriainly he did succeed In tlrrowlhg-Allied armies off balance for a mo^th. Basketball Results High School Chanut© 33, Pittsburg 31. Columbus 27, JopUn 20. Olathe as. Rosedale 19. Ottawa Lawrence 25. PLUS—"BLAZING FRONTIER" with Fuzzy St. John & Buster Crabbe NOW, THRU SATURDAY Los Angeles,' Jan. 10. (AP)—T'ao wreckage of an American AirUngj plane carrjing 21 passengers aRd three crew members was sighted today about five miles north of LocK- hecd air terminal, Burbank, a company spokesman • announced. Simultaneoiuly, in New York, tile company anndimced that all aboard the plane were-killed. Names of the passengers arc being withheld until next of kin are .notified. The debris was sighted by a coi>r trol tower'operator at the airpoi" through field glasses. , v The wrec^k occurred in the: vicinity of La Crescenta, a foot'.iiST town north ^ of here. : Ground -searchers were inmie'. diately disfMitched to 'vhe scene. Number 1 (Continued From Page One) to "this strategic surprise." Fully 3,000 small amphibious craft, loaded with troops, nestled near the transports until the fearsome curtain of naval gunfire and rockets lifted. Then the landing waves headed toward beaches well churned up by American metal. Almost twice the number of men ased in the first Invasion wave at Leyte, to start the invasion of the Philippines lust October 20, we:e thrown into yesterday's landings. Raids Precede Landings A week of warship shelllngs by Adm, William F. Halsey's Third fleet and air raids on Japan's entire inner defense perimeter, cutting deeply into the enemy's aircraft, preceded the invasion. These took in the Kuriies, Japan, the Ryukyu, Bonin and Volcano islands. Formosa and Luzon. Third fleet carrier planes intensively pounded Luzon Saturday and Sunday and Formosa, Japan's big supply base for the Philippines Tuesday, Philippine time. They also hit Okanawa in the RjTikyu chain to the north. In all, 262 Japanese planes were destroyed or damaged and 73 ships sunk or crippled, Chinii-based Superfortresses hit Formosa Tuesday and found no fighter opposition or anti-aircraft, testifying to the efTeclivencss of the carrier plane raids. Air cover over the beaches was provided by Lt, Gen. George C. Kenney's Far Eastern alrforce. Federal School Aid Program Proposed Washington, Jan. 10. (AP)—A vast program of federal aid for state school systems was advanced in congress today. Under the proposal, the government would provide $300,000,000 annually for outright grants to the states. Chairman Barden (D., N. C), of the house education' committee promptly labeled the issue "a very controversial one." Carrying the endorsement of the National Education Association and nearly all of the 48 state education associations, the plan was introduced as a bill by house majority whip Ramspeck (D., Ga.) The bill's purpose, the Georgian said, "is to meet financing emergencies, to raise substandard teaching salaries and to equalize school opportunities in the states." Under its provisions, the states would not have to match funds, but would be required to maintain present educational expenditures. Ramspeck emphasized the measure provides the federal government mast not "direct, supervise or control" state school requirements with respect to the program. War Correspondent Killed at Lingayen New York, Jan.;10. (AP)—William Henry Chickering, 28, war correspondent for Time and Life magazines, was killed by enemy air action in Lingayen Gulf Jan, 6, according to word received here today from Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Chickering had covered the entire Leyte campaign in the Philippines and was accompanying Mac- Ai'thur's Luzon invasion forces when he was killed. He was a veteran of the "New Guinea campaign, the ai.- action in the Gilbert Islands and the invasion of Bougainville. He was a native of Oakland, Cahf. Announcing the correspondent's death, MacArthui- said that "the service of this correspondent has been superb and the whole theater will deeply regret his 'loss.' Top Golfers Warm Up At Phoenix Phoenix, .Ariz., Jan. 10. ( API- Rain or shine, warm or cold, Sammy Snead is finding the 1944 winter 'professional golf tour much to his liking. The Hot Springs, Virginia, star skimmed over the 6,563-yard Phoenix country club course yesterday In 78 degree weather in 66 strokes as he warmed up for the $5,000 Phoenix open starting Friday. Monday he won the Los Angeles open chilled by ocean winds and fog. EarUer in the winter tour he sloshed through downpours to win the Portland, Ore., open. The hard sun-baked fairways and coarse-grass putting greens of the Phcenlx links may determine if Harold (Jug) McSpaden, Sanford, Maine, will continue to be an also ran hi the winter swing. McSpaden, who had a 68 yesterday, tied for second in the Los Angeles open with Byron Nelson, Toledo, Ohio, ace, but hasnt won any of the five tournaments in the current pro golf junket. Nelson shot a practice 69 yesterday. Snead although always finishing in the money has never won here. His last appearance on the Phoenix course was in the 1942 western open. Shortly afterward he went on navy duty from which he was recently discharged. A soldier needs 306 pounds of meat In a year, but the average civilian needs only 172 iwunds. Moran Adds Another To String of Victories f Srecial to The R«ei«ter) Moran, Jan. 10—The Moran high school basketball team continued its unbroken string of victories last night by defeating Pulton high 31 to 21. The Moran second team also won Its game 37 to 16. Friday night Moran will play La- Harpe on the Moran court. The standings in the Marmaton Valley league are: Team W. L, Moran 4 0 Uniontown 3 1 LaHarpe 2 2 Elsmore 1 3 RAF TAKES KAP During the ^rst four days of the invasion of.Friince RAF casualties? killed and missing, exceeded those for the whole of the British and American forces in Normandy dur-: Ing the same period. V. J. EVANS TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE TTPEWKITERS TO BENT All Makes of Typewriter* Repaired ADDING MACHINES CASHBEGIStEBS SCALES AO Wort Onsranteed CatU for Free Estimate 108 E. JackMn Phone USS TOMORROW NIGHT ON OUR STAGE AT 8:30 P. M. RUSS LONG PRESENTS THE lOLA THEATRE AMATEUR HOUR ' ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE HOME TALENT Winners Selected By Your Applause! Come Out And Boost Your Favorite 3—BIG PRIZES—3 AN HOUR CHOCK FULL OF ENTERTAINMENT Current Attractions at Fox Ida Theaters tL.\MAAJrm Tomorrow Paul Henried * Hedy Lamarr —In— THE CONSPIRATORS' <Shown at 7:20 and 9:15) NOTE—No News on This Program, Amateur Hour Tomorrow Nlte UPTOWN NOW RICHARD TRIVIS in THE LAST RIDE' (Shown at 8:30 and 10:35) —Pins— SMILET BURNETTE in "BORDERTOWN TRAIL" (Shown at 7:20 and 9:25) I Que gran vida, amigos!... Have a Coke XWHAT A LIFE.PALSf) ... or being ambassadors of good will in Panama Your American sailor >g6ts around. In Panama, Pearl Harbor, Port Moresby or Providence, you'll find him always being himself,—a friendly, good-natured American. Have a Coke is his easy-going invitation to share some fun or a song and refreshment with all comers. It's his way of saying. Relax, let's take it easy. And'that's just what it means when you offer ice>cold Coca<Cola in your own hotx^ Yes, ia many lands, Coca-Cola and the pauie that refreshes stand for £cSeadliaess vitb a good old Ameticaa accent; lOrUED UHOEI AUTHOIITr Of THE COCA.COtA COBPANV aV THE lOLA COCA COLA BOTTLING COMPANY PHONB It . . 204 MOftTH WASHINOTON ::oca-Cola It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca<:ola caUed Coke.

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