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PAGE SIX + + + The WAR TODAY + + + BY DEWITT MACKENZIE A truce finaly lias halted 'or at Jeast tempered; the clash at arms between the Greek Leftist insurgents and British troops, but we can hardly expect this to end such a violent eruption, especially since Greece is politically volcanic by nature-i-and has become one of the nottest of tiic inttrnational hot-spots. Howf.ver, ihc Allies will breathe • iisU -r with even teinp<irury cessa- liun of li pulitlto-militiiry imbroglio which has stirred tiic emotions of ihi UnltPd Nutians deeply. It evi ^n ha;; produced ii divergence of views iiinonK the Hit? Three. Opponents of iBrltl.sh Prime Mln- isti'r Churchill's Intervention with uritis — and he lias encountered .Mronff opposill'jn at home — have charged that FIiiKland is playlhK |)ower (XjUtlrc and i;; violallnK the principle of .self-determination. Mr. Churchill bar, replied that he i.-. trynig lo help Greece, that Britain will resist any attempt to "impo.se by violence a Communi.st dictatcr- siiip" in tli'i little Balkan state, and that the Creeks will be permitted to choose their own foim of government. It 's hiuh'.y siunUieaiit of the trend of the times tJiat rarely has tho iiian-in-tho-street in .'\llied countries bi (i; so wioughl up over the affairs (il ,'i little country. You hear it discussed ever;, where. I spoke before a biff crowd of enlisted men at Mitch^'l Fie'id, outside New York, a few days ago and one of the things they demanded to know about was the Greek alfatr. This meaiiK, I take it, liut "selC- determniation," w.iich was just a phrase to the average person in the la.'-l war, has cr)me lo have real meaning'. On the Alleys Conunerctil League Standlnfs. Elks Club Hart's Lunch w. L. Pet. .32 19 .627 .31 20 .608 30 21 .583 .29 -22 .569 24 27 .471 .23 28 .451 .21 30 .412 .17 34 .333 Individual high 10, Upton. 245. Individual high 30. Leiiski. 662. Team high 10, Schlltz, 965. Team high 30, SchUtz, 2824. In the WORLD of SPORTS Games Tonight. 7 00—Scarboroughs vs. Rtimmie.';; Humboldt vs. Leitzbach Furniture. Q:00—Lehigh vs. Ida Planing Mill; Harrisons vs. Eastern. Kas. Gas. Open bowling on 5 and 6. ScUUtz Beer. Lasater .. 188 210 183 581 Krupp 170 135 159 464 McClay .. 186 156 178 520 Upton .. . 190 185 222 597 Letiski ... 206 234 222 663 Total . . 940 920 964 2824 Copetiinir Jeweler*. Coponinfi 159 180 117 4oj H. Crick . 157 162 126 44.5 Crick . 169 164 130 453 Chumbers 179 160 173 5n AylliiK 134 170 138 44?. Sub U>U\ 788 836 684 2308 Handicap . 91 91 91 273 Total . 879 927 775 2581 Whitehead Cabins. Peterson . 176 172 146 494 Cochran . . 200 198 180 5Ti Whitehead . .. .110 191 115 416 Bareis 151 207 171 529 Harding 150 139 188 447 Sub total . 787 90'i 760 2454 Handicap 13 13 13 39 Total 800 920 773 2493 .American Service. Moore .. . 152 182 181 51:-) Cranor 177 137 194 508 Rcuther . 136 1!^0 158 r-,o.i Schuster . 143 146 169 458 Ferguson .. 173 152 129 454 Total . 831 776 831 2433 Coca-Cola. The next big .-^tep in the Greek affair—provided the lid can be kept on the fighting—presumably will be the holding of a post-war plebi.scite to decide whether Greece is to retain the monavcliy or adopt some other form of government. It looks like a Red sun.^et for the throne. King George of Greece, who re- eently agi'ced to a regency pending the plebi.<^c;te. presumably will have thp strong b!esshi!?s of London. He is credited V 'lth being Anglophile, :;twl it's o.s;:enii:il that Greece remain within Britain's sphere of in- lluiiifc il Joim Bull Ls to retain his control of tl.e Mediterranean, vhe Middle Ea .st and the Sue/, canal, which u'i'.es him (|Uitk access to hl.^ (lominknis in the Fa; lOa.-l. Still, George's recoAi of service to his country will be the detcnninlr;; factor. H',; came to the throne hi 1922 and quit the country fifteen montns later ar tlu? result ui the r (!V <)lmiou which prudiired n republic. Uiirlni'. his ab .srnci' oi twelvf yi-ars hi:; niolhei-In-law. the late Qm-en Marlr ol Romania, did lier dyilMmlc he.st lo restore iilm lo 'he l/inuie. At tliMi time a friend oi mine who wa .s a ureat BalKau e.spcrt was consulted by the Queen, who wanted to know how she could turn the trick. He replied in substance: "11 George would buckle on a sword and ride his charger thi'ough the heart of Athens, the people would acclaim him and put him back on the throne. But George won't do it." Queen Marie aereed with this appraisal. Milne .. . 134 201 191 52') Morrow .. 108 102 127 337 McClanahan .. 161 145 125 431 StutevlUe^ 136 124 132 392 Putter.soii 1-23 161 159 443 Sub total 662 733 734 2129 Handicap 114 114 114 342 Total . 746 847 848 247 i Elks Club. Gaede . . 160 194 199 353 Hoyt . . 160 156 156 472 Kinfer . 133 162 189 484 Whitaker 144 157 163 464 Cason .. . 181 212 211 604 Total 778 881 918 2577 Hart's Lunch. Barley 167 161 182 bio Oswaid . 168 160 160 483 Jcnner .. 188 181 194 563 Drcher .. 115 184 158 457 Hart 181 169 220 570 Sub total 819 861 914 2594 Handicap 10 10 10 30 Total ... 829 871 924 2624 Ili<;hland Nursery. Billbe .. 156 188 182 ran Doolittle .138 176 137 451 Herr 164 137 192 493 Fo.x .. 159 171 170 500 Duggan .. 158 162 213 533 Total .. 775 834 894 2503 By HUGH FULLERTON, Jn New York, Jan. 16. CAP)—There seems to be some Justification for the basketball coache.s' complaint that, allowing a player a fifth personal foul has resulted in a rougher game . . . After observing an army game from wlilch four players were ejected and 48 free throws were tried, S-Sgt. Sid Qray asked what was the greatest number of fouls ever made in a game old or new rules . . . There's no answer at hand, but over the post week-end, St. John's and Temple were charged with 38 personal fouls, Oklahoma and Nebraska with 35 and Oreat Lakes and Marquette with 33. Colgate's 20 fouls against Army gave the Cadet.s 28 free throws . . . Any better figures to offer? You Can't Libel Brooklyn In the current "Inter-American" maga'^lne, Janice N. Bauman reviews the amateur baseball world series at Caracas, Venezuela ." . . The article deals largely with squabbles, pop-bottle pitching, knife-wielding and a final argument when Mexico's team had to forfeit the deciding game because most of the players walked out in jirotest of a Venezuelan umpire's decision ... In conclusion, she quotes an exultant fan: "Caracas: Until now famed as the birthplace of Bolivar; hereafter to be known as the Brooklyn of South America." One-Minut« Sports Page A hint on what may happen when they start reclassifying 4 -P ath: letes: A year or so ago Rochester had a swell shortstop, Al (Red) Schoendienst, who was considered a cinch to stick arotmd and maybe go up to the Cardinals because of an eye injury had put him in 4 -P . . . But Al was reclassified and inducted . . . The other day owner Sam Breadoh of the Cards received word that Schoendienst had been discharged. In 1935 the Greek.s recalled George by plebiscite. Within a few months the late General (Little John) Mctaxas, minister of war, established himself as the real ruler of Greece. On his advice George dls- -solved parliament. Al! political parties were abolished and the constitutional rights of the people were ,suspended. Metaxas became dictator—one of the toughest Europe hais .seen—and set out to establish a totalitarian state like Italy. Greece was an unhappy place a.s I know from per.sonal experience in that country at the time. That was the position when the war forced George to leave Greece again. He naturally' will have to account for his .stewardship in the plebiscite. Numbers (Continued From Page One) Service Dept. After winning the first half championship of the Eleventh Naval District, the San Diego Marine Corps base basketball team was disbanded. When Capt. Charles R. the scorekeeper and equipment manager, on the transfer list . . . Also in the outboimd crew were Pfc. Ray Seai-s, 37-year-old distance runner, and Pfc. "Baby" Breese, the boxer ... in the same line, when You can call the shipping and receiving department; the clerk might give you the. openlntr Ave. I _________ and deliver his inaugural address, {•:v|)ectcd to be kept within five minutes. Benediction will be given by the Right Rev. John A, Ryan, director of the Social Action department of the National Catholic Welfare conference. The ceremony will be brought to a close by the band playing "The Star Spangled Banner." No Limit On Number Getting SO-Day Furloughs Washington, Jan. 16. (AP)—The war department has removed all limitations on the number of .soldiers who may receive 30-day furloughs. As a result. General George C. Marshall said in a letter to Rep. Brooks, (D., La.), the number of servicemen returning from the war zones on such furloughs probably will "increase markedly" in the next few months. Theater commanders, the chief of staff said, now have authority to return any men they can spare for one month plus travel time. FDR Pledges Aid To Shattered Greece Washington, Jan. 16. (AP)—President Roosevelt has pledged American aid in rehabilitation of Greece "in collaboration with our allies." A stale department announcement said the pledge was contained in a message to Prime Minister Nicolas Plastiras of Greece. % The message took note of promises by Plastiras that the end of hostilities in Greece "will not be followed by reprisals but will be the prelude to early decisions by means of free democratic processes on the vexed questions which led to civil strife." Camden Plant to Be Largest in Country Wa.shington,- Jan. 16. (AP)—The navy said today its ordnance plant at Camden,- Ark, will be the country's principal rocket loading, assembly and storage plant when put into operation probably by March 1. The Shumaljer plant located near Camden will post approximately $60,000,000 when completed, will cover approximately 110 square miles and need about 5,000 permanent workers. About 10.000 men are at work building the plant and 7,000 more are needed immediately, navy said. I Red Cross Men Land With Troops On Lu2on Wa.shington,' Jan. 16. (AP)—FoiU" Red C!ross field men landed with the troops on Luzon and were serving coffee and snacks from a canteen as operations to expand the Lingayen gulf beachhead were begun, the Red Cross announced today. The four were Charles Blackwell of Memphis, Tenn., Marshall 'Warner of Atchison. Kas.. Ray Thresher of Birmingham, Ala., and Robert Dixon of Waverly, Pa. Robinson and Bell Tangle Tonight —__— Cleveland, Jan, 16. (AP)—The welterweight division's hardest punchers collide at the Arena tonight and the impact will shatter the impressive winning streaks of either Ray (Sugar) Robinson or Tommy Bell. It's practically a certainty that either Robinson, called the uncrowned king of the welters, or Bell, the Youngstown, Ohio, terror, will make a permanent or temporary trip to the canvas during their 10- rounder, and the prospect will lure approximately 12,000 customers. Connecticut Senator Dies of Heart Attack Merlden, Conn., Jan. 16. (AP)— United States Senator FrancLs T. Maloney (D.). 50, ill since January 1, died of a heart attack at the Merlden hospital today. Maloney, who was serving his second term, died while In a light sleep. Dr. Michael J. Conroy, his personal physician, said the senator suffered a coronary thrombo.sis. THE IQL^ REGKTER, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 16, 1945. Hand-iii-Hand With the Enemy American soldiers hold hands with German officers as they lead them back to their own lines Sfter talks with U. S officers, ntar Brest. rL«fj to ngni are a navy captain, an army major and a marine CPO from the German forces, who entered U, S. 9th Infantry's lines under^/lags of truce GIs Hear All About It From Mfjor Leaguers Mitimi. Pla., Jan. 16. (AP)—The 1944 -World Series may be ancient history now but the G. I.'s in India, Burnl'a and China still want to know- all the details. Thj^ was the report brought'back by three major league baseball players who have completed a 35,000- mlle trip to army camps in India, Burnia and China. "They asked a thousand questions and ^e tried—we did our best—lo answer them," said Luke Sewell, who managed the St. Louis Browns to th^ 1944 American league crown. "Wv showed them pictures of the 1944 World series, gave them baseballs, ^ autographed their 'short snortjr' bills or anything else they wanted us to do. . • "Affer we had completed our show we asked if there were any ques- tlons.- "Yoji should have seen them let us have H." Addfed Arthur E. Patterson, New York-Herald-Tribune sports writer who accompanied the baseball players as master of ceremonies: "Those boys must have asked us somet^ilng about every major league player." Mustangs Play Paola Team H6re Tonight •. Tbnight at 8:00 p. m. the lola basketball five will play Paola at Riverside park in a non- league ganie. Little is known here abo'ut the.visitors. To date-lola has broken even .so far as games won and lost is concerned, having defeated Welda twice, Inde'pendence once and lost to LaHarpe, Emporia and Chahute. Henry Specht is tpe high scorjng Mustang with a total of 52 points, an average of 10.4 points for each of the five: gamte in which he has played. Tonight;s starting line-up Is expected to be Leavitt and Frazell, giiar^, Cross, center, Lind and Specht, forwards. Number 3 (Cdntintted,From Pape One) They booed M. P.'s. They shouted at the band for jive music. And they drank milk and milk and more milk and marveled at the miracle of milk. Wa.shlngton, Jan. 16. (AP)—Colleagues made preparations today to adjourn the senate Immediately when it meets Thtursday out of respect to the memory of Senator Maloney (D.-Coim.) who died today. A senatorial delegation is to be named later to attend fimeral services, expected to be held in Connecticut. jChurchill Still Firm On Unconditional Surreunder London, Jan. 16. (AP)—Prime Minister Churchill told the house of commons today he was in complete agreement with President Roosevelt's views on the Atlantic Charter and the objectives now were just the same as in 1941, although all of them could not be achieved Immediately. Churchill told the newly-convened commons "the war will be prolonged until unconditional surrender has been obtained." A full scale war statement has been set by Churchill for Thursday. The house cheered as Churchill refused to budge from his unconditional surrender stand. Number2 (Ointinned From nige One) had UJ quit the road after an advance of two and a hAlf miles. Wanhips Silence ArtUirry . Sunday and Monday, while the Americans inched ahfeud through underbrush. American; warships in Lingayen gulf and field artillery on shore 'blasted the enemy positions while >Iac.^rthur watched from the vicinity of Damortls. These attacks silenced Japanese field artillery but whenever the Yanks tried to get back tin the road they were greeted with fire from knee mortars, ma- chlneguns and rifles. Carrier planes of the U. S. Seventh fleet are •'ripping apart enemy strongpolnts in the foothills with rockets as the slow advance continues." Meet Only Snipers It wias a different story for the southern advance Into T'arlac province. Fred Hampson; Associated Press correspondent, sa-ld in a field dispatch that only an occasional sniper was encountered and a few enemy planes made ineffective attacks as converging columns rolled into Camiling from Mangatarem, 11 miles to the northeast, and Bay- ambanc, 10 miles to the northwest. Headquarte.'-s made a delayed report tliat four Japanese planes caused some damage last Friday in nttacks'.on American shipping off Luzon S>ut that all four planes were shot down. Returning Pilots Say Hongkong Lifeless On a Carrier Jlagship Off the China Coast, Jan. 15. (via Navy Radio), (delayed)—(AP)—U. S. Pilots returning from the Hongkong raid today said the important Japanese-held city looked lifeless, with little traffic and no industrial smoke. However there was much fat shloplng in the world-famous port and l)ase—the greatest harbor of South China. Hongkong surrendered to the Japanese Dec. 25, 1941. PREPAREDNESS Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 16. (AP)—This the mailman didn't intend to be caught by the weather; Firemen rushed to a blaze and found a mailbox melted open. In the box was a mail bag, a pair of overshoes, a pair of rubbers, a The Old Chapel at West Point contains a memorial plaque to Benedict Arnold, but his name has been, deliberately gouged out, leaving only \ paii- of leather shoes and an lun- hls rank and date of birth. jbrella. wiurs A LrrxLE SNOW? Chicago, Jan. 16. (^P)— The heaviest fall of snow in years covers Chicago—and its golf courses but Charles T. Jackson, 63 year old construction engineer, keeps on playing golf every Sunday at the Edeewater Golf Club. He uses a vellow ball and because of the heavy snow on the links he has pared his winter eame to a tee to green aiTaneement. Jackson, wiio says he has missed playing golf only two Sundavs In nine years, finds only one inconvenience in winter golf—a drivini; snow. "Sort of gets in your eyes," he said. Aged Churchman Returns To Russia, After 24 Years Seattle, Jan. 16. (AP)--The church today is the "most powerful tmify- ing thing in Soviet civil life," says Metropolitan Benjamin, titular head of the Russian orthodox chiu:ch in North America and the Aleutian islands. "[^ The aged, Ijearded Metropolitan, In white head dress and flowing black robes of his chiirch, was in Seattle briefly yesterday en route home tq Moscow tor the first time since, as a bishop In the White army, he fled from the Bolsheviks 25 years ago. •; » ' In the Russian capital he will take part In the church's council of bishops, ;whlch will elect a new head of the church to succeed the late patriarch Sergei. SLlGHt^LV PEESONAL General Mac Arthur's Headquarters, Lvisson, Jan. 16. (AP)—Oen. Douglas MacArthur was Jeeping along the only active fighting sector around lils Lingayen gulf beachhead today when the party paused to read a Toadsl^ marker. "Major Logan. USA, was killed oii this spot 1898." the legend said. MacArthur turned tb Lt. Col. Roger Egebert of Cleveland, C, and explained. "Logan was toy father's aide when he (Gen. Arthur MacArthur) landed at Lingayen 46 years ag <;i." Colonef Egebert turned quickly to the jeep driver and said, "Let's go on." J . , Egebert is Douglas MacArthur's aide. "Hey, bloiidie!" ; ; "Hey, do me a favor, will ya? Call my mgther. Tell her Tommy's home. Tell her Tommy's tickled pink to be home. Mrs.:Brunelli, 213 East 39th street. Look;: It up Phone book. Do that for me^ will ya?" "How's the cigarette situation?" : "Can you tell me something? I'm .serious. I'vecasked four people. None of them knibw. Who won the Rosfe Bowl game? I gotta find out. Yii know who won the Rose Bowl game?'' "Hey. bloridie!" "Take my name, will ya? J'l^i from Raleigh. Raleigh, North Carolina. The rebels arc winning thfe damned war," , "What's the beer like now? When; can you get liquor? And how much does it cost?" They were happy. They were delirious, hysterical, mad with happl^ ness. And If they were bitter there was alWays a pal to clap them- on the back and say, "Forget it. You'rp home now. Enjoy life." Yet there' was an orderliness to the way tl^ey marched down the gangpltmk, ^houlders bent against the weight pf their souvenir-packsd duffel bags, and stood in line as Red Cross workers passed out milk and coffee and jloughnuts. \ At Camp: Shanks, they calmly Ftood In UUe and waited as man after man stepped Into a phone booth to call his wife or mother or sweetheart.'*. • •• They'd all thought of walking In on theh- fapailes—surprising them. But most had decided against' it Too much of a shock, mother :not well, better'*call, telegraph first. One guy, however, held out stubbornly: "It won't be any more of a shock to them than It was to me. I'm going to walk right in, not even knock. ' " ; •What fdid they say on the phones. In the telegraph blanks? J "I just said, hello. That's all % needed to sf^y. Just hello." ' And the favorite telegraph message read, "iack in States. Feeling fine. Furlough soon. Love." But .there was nothing orderly about their plans for that furloughs What were they going to do first? ; "Are yoii Jdddtn?" "What ain't I going to do?" "Eat and eat and eat. Get drunk for a month." "Paint the town red, white an(J blue. Raise hell." "Thirty days with my wife. Ain't seen her for three years. Thhty days. Nothin' but my wife." "BoyI I'm' in America!" t GARDENEB'S FRIENDS Toadd ar6 an asset to any veger table girden, because of the insect^ they eat, and you'll have more toads if you'll make homes for them by Irfvertlng pots with holes cut for doors. : ' Have Cigarette Rationing Plan Chicago, Jan. 16. (AP)—Cigarettes, which since last fall have been one of the nation's wartime hard-to-get commodities, will be available at the rate of about 15 daily to civilians under a voluntary rationing system planned by the National Association of Tobacco distributors. The association estimated the average daily civilian consiunption last year was slightly more than 17 cigarettes. The association, with a membership of 2,800 which controls distribution of cigarettes to the country's 1.250,000 retail outlets, said last night that a card system of Lssulng smokes will be Inaugurated within two weeks. The plan, described as designed to achieve orderly allotmeu!. would mark the first time an industry attempted to ration in wartime a scarce commodity. Under the system numbered ration cards will be issued by retailers to consumers who will be required to sign a declaration that they have not obtained cards elsewhere. The rationing will not be attempted at outlets for transient trade—hotels, railroad and bus stations—or at chain stores. About 13 per cent ol the available cigarettes are sold at these places, the association esli- mated. i In New York the plan was characterized by such words as "im- fair," "impractical," and "ridiculous," by representatives of two large retail chain outlets, A Union News Company spokesman deficrlbed the plan as "ridicu- Icus." and "unfair," and added flatly: "Such a ,scheme couldn't possibly operate—not at our .stands at any rate." Number 1 tOontinned From Pafe One) tlon, started a month ago, had extended to 40 miles almost to the Meuse and overran about 2,000 square miles. Only about 400 remained today hi Field Marshal -vTon Rund- sted't grasp. Only a Buffer It seemed at oest that the Germans would be able to hold only a buffer bump a few miles deep in front of their tlilck fortress line. When the Germans attacked. Hitler told his generals that„the offensiva might knock one of ihe Allies—presumably Great Britian—out of the war. Armored scouts of old "Gravel Voice," Maj. Gen. Ernest M. Harmon, entered Houffallze at 10 p. m. last night. The Germans appai'ently had abandoned .the strategic town at the crossroads nine miles northeast of Bastogne and 18 southwest of St. Vith. Formal occupation v/as ."lowed by burned out wreckage of Gorman equipment cluttering roads around the outskirts. (The British radio .said the U. S. 7th army hud attacked powerfully north of Strasbourg In an effort to erase .i German bridgehead across the Rhine) NazlH Had High Ilopefi Statements from prisoners disclosed the high hopes Hitler had for the offensive Into which he sent 20 divisions making up three armies. The fuehrer was said to have addressed a select gathering of army and divisional commanders In Berlin just before the drive opened. Ha asserted that the Meuse would 're reached in two days and that Antwerp, major Allied supply port, would be taken In three weeks. The Germans got within three mile.s of the Meuse before the tide turned. No Very Cold Weather Due Topeka, Jan. 16. (API—Light rain or snow was forecast for northeastern and north central Kansas today and tomorrow, but clear .skies still prevail over western and southern parts of the state. Light snow was falling this morning at Concordia, Kan.sas City and St. Joseph, Mo. Only traces had been recorded. Temperatures northwest of the state were generally as warm or warmer than in Kansas and Weatherman S. D. Flora said he saw no particularly cold weather before tomorrow night. Dodge City was the warmest state point reporting yesterday with a high of 48. Coffeyville was low last night at 23. Highs today and tomorrow were expected to reach 45 in western parts of the state but eastern Kansas peaks will average around 38. Lows tonight of from 25 to 28 were forecast. Number 6 (Continued From Page One) Number 4 (Continued From Page One) of aviation becau.se of fogs, ."^leet and snow. Konev appeared to be heading .straight for the Warsaw-Sileslan line on a sector 20 miles wide. The Berlin radio declared the Ru.sslans had sprung a new offensive in the Jaslo area of southern Poland, about 85 miles .southeast of Kielce, and 70 east of Krakow. This apparently was intended to guard the left flank of the drive into the Warsaw-Krakow line. This drive into the 'Warsaw-Krakow line was meeting the first mass of German resen'es now, however, and progres.s may be slowed. If the Russians interfere with traffic over the trunk railway southwest of •Warsaw, they would strike one of the biggest blows to Nazi hopes of holding the Polish capital. crippling an area from which the Japanese likely would be able to bolster their slipping Philippine holdings. Wide Air Sweepti Admiral Nimltz reported othei widespread raids by army, navy and marine land-based planes, including the 68-ton bombing of the once- formidable Japanese base at Truk in the Caroline islands. Iwo Jlma in the Volcanic islands 750 miles south of Tokyo was hit Friday and Saturday. •Wake Island was bombed and strafed on Friday by navy search planes. Rhode Island, most densely populated of the 4^ states, has 667 persons per square mile. lOI^ KANSAS ' Two Victories For Colony The Colony B team edged out Westphalia 21 to 20 in a hard fought game that kept the side lines on theh- feet durmg the last quarter. The CXjlony seconds have a clean record in the conference and it was the first defeat for 'Westphalia. The Colony A squad came back after a defeat at Welda the week before to play their best game thus far this season. The fh-st quarter Westphalia did not score, while Colony registered four times from the field. At the half Colony held the lead 14 to 7. After the intermission 'Westphalia came back strong to take the lead 15 to 14. Colony again hit their stride and the third quarter ended 22 to 15. In the last period Colony pulled away to win 34 to 20. Next Tuesday night the Colony girls; and boys teams play at Neosho Palls. Friday night Klncaid plays at Colony. The box score: Colony A—34 fg ft f pts G. Martin 0 4 5 4 M. Luedke 6 0 4 12 N. Luedke 6 1 3 13 R. Short 0 2. 4 2 A. Bunnel 1 1 O 3 L. West 0 0 0 0 Totals 13 8 16 34 Westphalia A—20 fg ft f pt.s Hiehberger 0 1 5 1 Hellmer 0 0 0 0 Frisch 3 1 5 7 Schilig 0 1 2 1 Stern 1 0 2 2 Hellner 2 1 5 5 Blaufu .ss 0 0 0 0 Duker 2 0 2 4 Paire 0 0 0 0 Benne 0 0 1 0 Drum 0 0 0 0 Totals 8 4 22 20 r»raft Action On Pep May Set 4-F Trend New Haven, Conn., Jan. 16. (APl- Willie Pep of Hartford,, the world's featherweight boxing champ (New York version) who has a medical discharge from the navy, today faces a pre-induction physical examination here, the result of which may set a trend for the entire sports world. Pep, who served a nine months hitch in the navy, is the first big- name athlete called by his draft board for re-examlnation since the recent announcement of the selective service plans to force non-essentially employed 4-Fs Into war work. If Willie is accepted for army service, despite his navy medical discharge, it might mean that hundreds of professional athletes, now classified as 4-F, may be placed in khaki or blue. War Moblllzer James F. Byrnes maintalas that if an athlete is able to engage In strenuous physical sport that he should also be able, in effect, to carry a gun. It has been argued that If men wounded In action can be sent buck to battle lines that star athletes with ordinary physical defects can be used In some branch of war service. DANCE PIQUA HALL Wed., January 17 9 'till 12 Adimission 75G Couple Music By CHARLES FBANTZ* KNIGHTS OF JIVE PIQUA, KANSAS Some insects, s^ch as tiie aphids; have the ability to complete a gen-, eration in a week' or less. The Hawaiian language contains fewer letters in its alphaljet than any other language—12 letters. PIC ENDS TONIGHT "ALLERGIC TO LOVE" —And— "UNCERTAIN GLORY" WED.—TH:|^U SAT.— "CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY" —And— "GUNS OF THE LAW British Empire Casualties Over Million Since 1939 London, Jan. 16. fAP)—British Empire ca.sualtles from the start of the war in September, 1939, to last November 30, totalled 1,043,554. Prime Minister Churchill told commons today. The total does not include service personnel dying from natural causes, civilian casualties, or losses of merchant seamen. 86 CALLED, HORN OF -tV^E RHINOCtROS 18 NOT HORN* BUT A MASS OF MOOIHEO HAIRIHATJ 13 ATTACHED -To ONLV 'rt4E. SKIH ANONOTTO tVjt SKULU. Don't wait until disaster strikes ... the results may be larger than you can handle. PLAY SAFE . . . Call the ARCHER COMPANY regarding a Personal Property Floater Policy. - Phone 304. r^ARCHERGO S.E.CORNER SQUARE-PHONE 304 Current Attractions at Fox lola Theaters I O L A NOW Thru Thursday Claudette Colbert Joseph Cotton * Shirley Temple Jennifer Jones = Robert Walker and Monty Woolley in David O. Selznick's "SINCE YOU WENT AWAY" PLEASE NOTE • One Show Only • Due to the Length of This Feature, We Can Only Show One Complete Show Each Night. Doors Open at Show Starts at. Show Ends at - 8:00 p. m. 8:15 p. m. 11:20 p. m. lOLA THEATRE AMATEUR HOUR POSTPONE^ UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 19TH DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL WE MUST WAIT UNTIL FRIDAY TO PRESENT THE SECOND FINE SHOW. 1 Tell Your Friends To Be Here Friday! UPTOWN ENDS TONITE JEANNE CHAIN in "IN THE MEANTIME. DARLING" (Shows at 8:45 Only) Plos "BAHAMA PASSAGE" (Shown at 7:15 and 10:00) UPTOWN TOMOEKOW HAROLD PEARY in "GILDERSl£EVE'S GHOST" (Shown at 7:10 and 9:25) Plus 'CHEYENNE WILDCAT (Shown at 8:25 and 10:50)

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