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PAGE/SIX > THE lOlA REeiSTER \B9t——CHAai£» F. SCOTT—-'i«M AMOEXiO edOTT. FuUliliaT. EnMcid at the lola, Kanua, Pott Office t 3e<soiul OUas Itettar. Telephone tPrirate Bnmch Exebm(e%0«>Beeting Alt D8putm «DU.) SUBSCRIPTION BATB9 -Outtide Allen and Adioininf CountiM One Year ^....1 |«.00 8i« Morth« „ , U.... 18,00 riiroe Montha ~ »~^.l_4l-78 One Month :.76« lo Allen and Adjolnlnf Ooootiu l)iwi Yenr .u...~46.00 Hl« Month. „ Jja.60 Three Month* „ —$1.80 On* Month tbe In Kmttt add 2% aale* tax to obofa ralM. : MKMHKK ABHOCIATEU PKESS The ll»»l»ler earrlen tlia Aaxociated Preaa report by aprelal laaaed wire. The Aaao- ciiUi-ft freiiK !• exrlnaivelj entitled tp uaa liif repuhllration o( a<l oawi diapatdlM nr«lil (Nl to it or not otherwiaa credited in tliix jiaper and alao the local newa pnb- linhtrfl horein. All rights of republication of •pecial dlapatchea herein are alao reaerred. Bible Thought for Today tt is manly to confess onr failures arid sbis. No one is perfect, but a sneak can't even fool himself: Hfe that covereth his transgression .sHall not prosper, but whoso con- f^eth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.—Prov. 28::13. and «n sQUAl: pnrtsur with the Pmkiettt In government. TOO Often In the past that partnership has been interpreted as complete subfi^ience to White House wishes by one group, and opposition for opposition's sake by another. But the Job facing the 79th congress calls for considerably higlier motives. The people have made their wishes reasonably clear as to what sort of a world and country they want after the war. The Administration is likewise making clear what is required of the people in war if those wishes are to be attained. It is the duty of the new congress to translate those mandates into laws and recommendations through thinking that is national and international rather than regional, an.d American rather than partisan. TBE IOIU'REGISTER; THURgPAT EVENINa JAWTTARY 11. 1945. ^ the Blue Danube Wkltz "CALCULATED BISK" Developments in the battle of the Belgian "bulge" have now proceed- fri to the point .where conclusions inny be drawn in the light of a jcnionable perspective. At least two of them may be stated safely: 1. The Germans did a neat job of developing at least a partial ".strategic .siuTJrise," and they exhibited more reserve power than anybody thought they had left. But— 2. Elsenhower was NOT caught completely off guard and need apologize to no one for anything. He has Jjeen able to contain the offensive completely, to "channelize" It, Htraiglit west so that it finally (.anie lo a halt without going anywhere, without overrunning any city of important strategic value and without capturing a single major .supjjly dump. The net result of the venture is still likely to cost the fiermnn.s more than the Allies. » « • It .should be remembered that all military strategy Is based on what ilu? KCDcrttls call calculated risk. 'I'licre I N bound to be risk in any maneuver: the whole point of good .'ilrat'-);y Ls to calculate the risk, avoid it where the percentage is unfavorable and take it where the percentage Is good. Elsenhower knew perfectly well '.lint he had a weak sector in Bel- ^'ium. But you can't string an army along a 500 -mile front and have it Invincibly strong every mile of the way. He had to take "calculated risks" here and there. By now it seems clear that he was surprised not by the offensive or the location of it but only by its strength: In spite of this one miscalculation, he had his armies in position where they were able to swing into action in time to jjrevent disaster. The accomplished fact that the offensive was bottled up In time is proof enough that Els­ enhower didn't miscalculate his ji.sks too much. MORE ABOUT FOOD Fruit and vegetable buyers in the New York City area are threatening a new kind of blow against the black market. They have notified produce receivers that if Illegal practices don't stop by Jan. 15, they will apply what they call a "blitz boycott." This will be a concerted agreement to refrain from buying a scarce or desirable item if receiv -i ers are asking above-ceiling prices or forcing the tie-in purchase of imwanted produce with the sale. The buyers will select one Item at a time that is too perishable to re ship elsewhere. The produce will rot, and the receiver will take a dead loss.' It's as simple as that. Overcharges and tie-in sales have been going on for more than a year. It has been a spreading evil, and the OPA hasn't had enough inspectors to stop It. Buyers have chosen to put up with it rather than ieop- nrdjise their soiu-ces of .scarce supply. Protection for both retailei-s and consumers from such gouging is long overdue. And it looks as if the "blitz boycott" might provide it. Perhaps if buyers in other big city markets would take a tip from their New York brethren, the frult- nnd-vegetable black market at least might be considerably curtailed. WAY om IOIL A, gAN8[A9 CayiTFiglit, I. p. DirtiM & C^., 1944; •ladtyNtASewtee. f iw. "Ffil&GURlOUS WORLD THIS WAY OUTI Miles Olty, Mont., .Inn. 11. (AP)— Rev. Harry E. Chappell maintained his dignity, but he grumbled when his wife sent him downstairs because she heard a "noise." He .shook the stranger lying oLseep on the dining room table, convinced him he was in the wrong hou.<e, guided him out after helping him put on his overshoes. Bachelor's Burden THE NEW CONGRESS To the members of the new con- gre.ss I should like to offer-not good luck, but good wishes, and the hope that they will employ wisely the considerable accumulation of intelligence which they represent. Certainly none of our preceding 78 congresses has. had greater need of wi.sdom, high ethics and respon- .sible statesmanship. No other con- Rres.s has had greater need to approach its tasks with the proud Imt humbling consciousness that it is an. instrument of the whole people GAS CITY, Jan. 10.— The W. S. C. S. met Tuesday afternoon at the j church. The president, Mrs. C. L. Oslxjrn, presided. Mrs. A. T. Cundy led devotion.s. Plans were made for the year's work. A committee was' appointed to have charge and plan for the next meeting. Committee, Mrs. Bert Demitz, Mrs. Cundy, and Mrs. Ensminger. The next meeting wili be held at the home of Mrs. Demitz. Mrs. Charles Gumfory and two children of lola are vLsiting at the home of Mrs. L. Gumfory. The W, C. T. U. will meet Tue.v- dny afternoon, January 16. at the home of Mr. Horni.«h. All interested are welcoine. Col. Albert Dickei-.son who spent Ihf pxst several da.vs here, left Monday night for Port Benning. Ga. He vLsited His parents Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Dickerson, his brother Glen Dickerson. and other relatives here and in lola. John Cundy returned home from Texas Wednesday morning where he spent several:days. Mrs. Lucile--Walker and little son Larry v;ho spent the past two weeks at the home of their parents and grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Gcodsell. left for their home in Buffalo Park, Minn.. Tuesday morning. The Church of God will be open for World Prayer Monday, January 15. Dr. Puller of the radio has made the reo.uest thai churches be open on this date for World Prayer. Come and pray. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Dicker.son entertained with a dinner Sunday in honor of their son Col A. H. Dicker.^on. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Dicker.son and .son Jerry Don, Dr. Ord Christian of lola. Mrs. Gertrude Calhoun, and the honor gu<5.st. (OPR ; IMS »1 NM tMVICt. INC f, M. aCC. U. 8. PAT OPP. WHEN YOU STAND Of AN C3PEN six-poar STEP LADDER. YOJ 'eE ONLY ^A<e /cast PROAMHE PL J OOR. ERIK NANQ*L, H'HAT IS.THE SPEED OF SCXiNil/ AT SEA UiVEl -p 166,000 MIL'ES PER HOUR. 7fe-f MILES PER HOUR 322 MILES ."EI? HOUR. Matrimonial-minded native gals on Bougainville Island, In the Solomoris, know they have a prospect when they see this native boVi The massive red and blue headgear he wears indicates he's a bachelor. He must wear It Cintil he Is married and it is Uboo for any woman to see him without it. . "The palient jiisl iiheaiJ of you bragged that she had four cnrlons of ciHJirels—I hoi)e you're not indined lo be I iierv<»ns. because I'm stiJ] pretty gore!". CRESCENT VALLEY Mrs. Robert Roelfs and Mi-ss Helen Potts, of Kansas City, who spent the holidays at the home of their parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Potts have gone to Long Beach, California, where they will^ be employed. Helen has been employed at "the TWA office and Mrs. 'Roelfs. whose husband is in the navy, has been at the Pratt and Whitney of- fjce.s in Kansas City. The M. B. S. club met Thursday at the home of Mrs. Elwood Myers. Election of officers resulted in the re-election of the 1944 officers. Mrs. Millard Cress, president; Mrs. J. D. Potts, vice-president, and Mrs. Vernon Palmer, secretary-treasurer. Tne next meetine of the club will be with Mrs. Golda Black on Jan. 18. The members of the Lucky Circle I c^ub carried out a birthday surpri.se I dinner in honor of W^. Bonslck Sunday noon. The following members were present. Mr. and Mrs. Ben CoULson and Ardith Lee, Mr. and Mrs. V. L. Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Wilhite, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Wriaht and family. Mr. and Mrs. Millard Cre.ss and the honor RucsLs. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ronsick. Invited guests included Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mueller and Erma Beall, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Ronsick, Mrs. Gordon Larson and Miss Billie Jean Gibson. Pvt. Arthur Scott and Mrs. Scott who are on furlough from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., visited at the R. C. Wright home last week. Mr. and Mrs. Millard Cress attended the funeral services for Mr. Cress's grandfather. Mr. John W. Baker, of lola. last week. Mrs. Carrie Weatherbie. who has been confined to her home by illness, is much improved at this time. Several from this community plan to donate blood at the Red Cross blood bank in lola this week. ANSWER what less; 764 miles per hour At liighei altitudes il j...- icmc- VEXTr Orchids, orchids everywhei.c! ^^EN NEW YORK WAS YOUNG 11 ' T't srowed heavily on the night -"••of the fourth day of December of the year 1750. On the morning of, the lifth Major Lawrence walked to his office. He wore a ^lum-colored square- cut coat which reached to nis kn.ecs and flared out from the woiat downward. His knee breeches; were of black broadcloth. His \cst, or doublet, was of dark yeilow silk with flowery designs on" il. There were lace ruffles on hit! shirt front and at his wrists. Ke wore a three-cornered cocked hr.i. At his side he Wore a sword, buckled aroimd his waist, beneath | tense of attending to his personal affairs was one :>f the polite fictions Ox the nousehoid. He was accustomed to spend these quiet afternoons in pipe •smoking and reading, or in nlaying solitaire. Sometimes he would take a nap on the sofa. In the course of the afternoon the Major would do a good deal of drinking. On this wintry day a fire of cedar logs blazed in the huge fireplace. Ill that era grates were unKnown, so the fir Was laid directly on th square stones that formed the surface of thr Dearth. Above the flreplac there ran across the chimney a thick, heavy mantel. Ai each end ot it stood his. coat. As a protection from , a candle in a silver candlestick. lh<; weather he carried over shoulders a whittle or shawl. The Majqr was an importer; he had correspondents in the West Indies, and on the African coast. Frbm the islands of the West In- diec came molasses (to be rnade i.itp rum), raw sugar, and various tropical fruits. From the coast Oi .Africa his ship brought slaves —not to New York, but to South Carolina—for at that period black slaves had become so numerous in New York that their prices haf" collapsed and the trade in them was no longer profitable. He did not have much to do at hi:*place ot business on this snowy dav, so he returned home shortly atipr noon and had his dinner. As.soon as the meal was over he v.erit into his library, leaving v.-ord that he .was not to be disturbed by anyone, as he had much work to do. He remembered suddenly, however, that this was the lifth of the month, so he turned to_-Dykins, his man servant, and sai'd, "That does not apply to Miss Frgser. If she comes bring her in at once." • » « 'pHE Major had no work' to do ]f\ the library and Dykins knew it. His seclusion for two or three afternoons a week on the pre- - ' —— . : The Major and his wife n&f a handsome anc* valuable cdllection of silverware whicn they kept in a locked closet on the second floor. In colonial times banks did not exist in America, and the unnecessary amount of silverware in the homes of the well-to-do took the place of bank accounts. It could always be turned into money quickly. Besides the bookcases filled with solemn-looking tomes the library contained the Major's desk, a mahogany table, a sofa covered with, flpwery designs, and six chairs. * * * 'T^E desk was so typical of the 18th century tha it might as well be selectee as the ;nost representativvr piece of furniture of that era. It was th kinu of desk that was used by Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards and thousands of lawyers, doctors and men of business. It was narrow and tall. The writing surface was hardly wide enough for two sheets of paper. The upright Dortion rose to the neight of about six feet. It hac" glass doors and several shelves for papers and books and drawers in the lower part of the desk which could be locked. The materials for writing lay in a recess on the. same level as tbe writing surface. There was an ornate inkwell ot brass, a metal holder containing three goose- quill pens, and a silver shaker of fine sand to De used in t>iotting the freshly written sheets. Blotters were unknov.m and jiand v.-s.i used instead. On the finely polished nahos- any table in the center of thn room stood a bowl of long- siemmed pipes, a silver tobacco box, and u large candelabnmi with branches for si:: candlen. Also a flint-and-.steel ure-makei-, which was u.sed occa.sionally foi- lighting pipes when the candle .T were not yet lighted and there was no lire on the hearth. The flre-maker consisted of a piece ot" flint neld immovably in place by metal prongs. The flint could be struck by a hammer like that belonging to a musket, by cocking the hammer and pulling a trigger. The spark, thus created, fell into a little metal box filled with cotton, or iint. of fine v/ood shavings. The smoker then tran.-- ferred the burning lint to the bowl of his pipe. • • • jQYKINS knocked at the door, opened it a few inches and peeped. "Miss Fraser has come,' he said. It was then about o o'clock. The Major replaced the booh he wa.": reading and took another irom a bookcase near at hand. He had been reading Aphra Behn's novel, The iVnn, or the Perjured Beauty, and the book he took in its place was Bunyan's Pilgrims Progress He did not consider the gabLy and flamboyant Mrs. Behn's piece of fiction immoral but it was light and amusing, and after all Mis.^ Matilda Fraser was a teacher of young girls, so he thought it better, as a matter of policy, to have her find nim engaged in a more serious occupation than the reading of a trashy novel. (To Be Continued) I 50YEARSAGO I •:• Editorial and News Items <• •:• from Tbe lola Reriater of : <• •:• January 11, 1895. •:• • ' •:• •:• •> ••> •> * * * A • A few of i3ur young people spent ? most delightful evening at the home of Mis^ Susie Goff on Thursday of last week, the occasion be-' ing a party in honor of Miss Wessie Wise. Those present were.: Misses Blanche Richards. Henrietta Henderson. Maude Esse. Clara+l Klaumann, Wessle Wise and Messrs. Jim Campbell. Willis and John Henderson. Adlal EWing. Fred Nel- .son and Maynard Bush. : ODENSE Chl^T Petty Officer and Mrs. Harv^ Becker and Rodney accompanied his brother Walter and wife home'to Nekomo, Kas., for a visit Wednesday. • Lep^ard Wood .stayed In Humboldt and attended high school last week.' Dariene and Dennis DeMeritt visited filsmore school Thursday and Savonburg school Wednesday. Bobi BecKer, CapoU Johnson, Prank Hawkinson and Archie Herrin played basketball with the Savon burg team against Stark Friday evening;. Prank Hawkinson is doing Fre- dclph^Hawkinson's chores while he has the mtmips; The Apostle club of the Friends Home Lutheran church met with Wilberta and Joe Dean Ludlum Sunda^ evening, with ^ Mr. and Mrs. Philip- Bland assisting host and hostess. Oderise school began Tuesday after Christmas vacation. Miss Virginia Pickarta stayed in the district while fHumboldt busses were out of order. Fred" Manson helped WIU Becker move his chicken house. He is plan­ ning on building a new garage where the chicken house was. Russell Ludlum hauled corn for Dutch DeMeritt Thursday and Monday. Buddy Butts came home Thiu's- day and is able fro do his work again after a week's Illness. TIP Denver, Jan. 11. (APJ—A mon v/eaved up to Ernie Azlein, Associated Press teletype operator, and. while holding four dollar bills in his hand, asked for a quarter. "You've got the money," said Azlein. "Thai's right," the man replied. "Me and my buddy got enough for a steok dinner, but we haven't got the quarter for a tip." ANOTHER 13 Kew Orleans. Jan. 11. (AP)—"Hie figure 13 holds no terrors for Elwood Gulllo, 23. naval yeoman here on leave. He left New Guinea Friday, October 13, at 1300, navy time, to take part in the Philippine invasion There were 13 surface craft in hi.-, column and his was number KA -13. Unharmed in the Leyte invasion, he was one of 13 men selected for transfer back to the States. He had spent 26 i2 times 13) months overseas. He boarded ship November 13 for the United States. Next Saturday. January 13. he plans to entrain for til new assignment. Three-fourths of the average airplane's weight is aluminum. Salt is formed of sodium, a very active metal, and chlorine, a very po.sonous gas. Skating parties are the order of the day just now. Tuesday night about fifty of our young people went out to: Rock Creek and apent a very pled.sant evening on the sm.)oth ice. There Ls not an empty house in town and tlYo demand for them is great. Miss Alice Myler left Sunday for Wellavllle where she went to re- .sume teaching school. Born to Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Weis-' ner Jan. 9. a 7-lb. girl. Mother and daughter are doing fine. A few of our young people will enjoy a social dance at the opera house this evening. IT 'S AN ILL WIND, ETC. Lone Beach, CaUf.., Jan. 11. (AP)— Fire Chief A. C. Duree thinks the cigarette shortage Ls a great idea. It Is because of this shortage, he says, that fh-es caused by smokers in this city dropped from 216 in the last six months of 1943 to 122 for the same period in 1944. Celery leaves as well as stalks give fine flavor when chopped and heated in fat. Use only about a fourth as much chopped onion as celery. Celery salt is good seasoning too. Parson Peterkin: If you must drink whiskey, my friend, why don't you go .about it in a business i way? Buy a- gaUdn at a time and ' make your wife the barkeeper. I When you are dry, give her 12' cents for a drink and when the whiskey is gone she will have after paying for it: $6.25 left, and every gallon thereafter will yield the same profit. This money she should put away so that. When you are an old broken down, sot, your wife may save enough to take care of you. SMOKE LOSSES Chicago, Jan. 11. (AP)—The only interest State Finance Director George B. McKlbljing has in the cigarette shortage is from a money angle. The non-smoking state official said the shortage cost the state $800,000 last year because 800,000.000 fewer cigarettes were sold compared with 1943. The two cent per tax collection totals ranged; from an average of tl,000.000 monthly to a low of $37,000 In December^ Your Uptown H. G. W. STORE Flour • • Flour • • Sugar Cure . Sugar Cure « Liquid Cure Potatoes Tenderoni • Beans • . Coif fee . Pillsbiuj 50-Lb. Bag PillsbuiV 25-Lb. Bag . Morton*.s 10 Lbs; Morton's 2h-2 Lbfi. . Smoke 16 Ounte.s Ru.ssets Kaj? Van Camp'.s Package Green ' j Sciiiare Meal ^ • H. G. F. Lb. Salad Lee ; Cocoa Apple Butter Capf . ., Cdl?t0e . • Mother 'R Lb. Extra, H. G. F. Fancy --_ Jar Men'.s Shop • Each o Fleming'.s Lb. $2.15 $1.10 85c 25c --75c $5.79 . .7c 25c 33c 31c 15c 35c 29c 33c No. 2 Can.s _ Jar COMPLETE LLNE OF FEEDS—COTTON SEED MEAL BRAN, SHORTS, MILL RUN HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR PRODUCE YOUNGS GROCERY FEED & PRODUCE ST0P On the Way iM Work OPEN Until 6:30 pm Jelly . . . Peaililts . Pork -Beans Shirts . . ChlU . . . Corn Flakes . Marmalaile . . Olives . . Cbpcolate . . Ai^ples . . Malted Mi ioap . Hams Black Ra.spberry Lb. 'Salted Lb. fn Gla.s.s Van Camp.s Boy.s' Jersey Size 12 With Bean.s 15»/o-oz. - Ea. - Ea. -Ea Campbel'.s Citru.s 3 2 Pkgs. Lbs. Kosher Dill No. 16 Baking Winesap Basket Thompson's 1 Lb. Blue, «» Barrel For Tenderized Lb. Slab Lb. Karo Dark Gal. 25c 27c 15c 65c 25c 25c 20c 55c 20c $3.25 37c 27c 35c 35c 80c Lb. Syrup . . LINCOLN FOOD MART Phone 183 lola's H. G. F. 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