PAGE SEC + + + The WAR TODAY + + + ' r BY DEWITT MACKENZIE Today's Special: British Prime Minister Churchill told his house of commons yesterday that he and Marshal Stalin had reached an . agreement on dealing with the Bal. kans to prevent future wars, and that. President Roosevelt had been kept "constantly informed." A j;pad- er Of this column asks if this means that Messrs. Churchill and Stalin are trying to do Uncle Sam a faVor by -seeing that he doesn't get entangled in European affairs. These are days when the blood of the crystal^gazer surges hot through his veins as he views the rush of the-Red armies toward Berlin, but thli isn't a good time for prophesy beyond recording that the AUies are^ moving admirably along the sure road to victory. Vfe shaU- be wise to take a tip from Premier Churchill's remark that he couldn't attempt to "set Ikrilts to the superb and titanic evt-nts which we are now witnessing or upon their reaction in every theatre." In his opinion "the wisest and most far sighted prophets will reserve their opinion until the results are known." However, Churchill did give us a valuable pointer. The Russian drive is part of a coordinated victory plan to keep all fronts "in constant fliime until the final climax." The idea, of course, Is never to relax the big squeeze on the Germans for a moment, especially from the two main fronts apparently the original Allied plans called for simultaneous offensives by the Russians and the western Allies, and we should have seen bolh striking all- out now if Nazi Marshal Von Rund- stedt's counter-drive hadn't upset our push on the Rhlr^e. Perhaps that would have been the ideal 'situation, but time may demonstrate that the interlude provided by Rundstedt has been profitable for the Allies. Mustangs vs. Dragons At Pittsburg Tonight Tonight Coach Bill Elliott will lead Ills lola Mustangs Into the Dragon's den at Pittsburg for a bout of basket tossing with the highly touted Pittsburg five. Last week Pittsburg and the Chanute Blue Comets, undefeated so far this season, had to play an extra five minute period during which Chanute finally broke away to win 33 to 31. Pittsburg has a ,highly geared offensive which has developed increasing- scoring power wiht each tilt since ^the opening of the season. Elliott reports that his squad is in excellent condition. He expects to start the same lineup used last week, Specht and Lind, forwards, Cross, center, Leavitt and Prazell, guards. The game will start at 8 p. m., following a second team preliminary at 7 p. m. On the Alleys Industrial League Standings. W. L. Pet. Attorneys 32 19 .627 Sinclair 30 21 .588 Post Office 27 24 .529 Citv 26 25 .510 Register 25 26 .490 Pet Milk 23 28 .451 Fryer's 22 29 .431 I^high 19 32 .373 Individual high 10, Stone. 267. Individual high 30, Billbe. 700. Team high 10, Post Office, 983. I'eam high 30, Sinclair, 2662. • Scratch league Friday, 8:30. Open bowling on 5 and 6. Average .. . Lasater .. Krause Abbott Canatsey .. Total Baxter McDorment Benson .. . Johnson .. Goszdak .. . Sub total . Handicap . Total Sinclair. 173 173 :i98 210 116 148 167 191 222 134 876 856 Pet Milk. 173 155 ...159 131 100 119 160 138 179 161 77i 704 110 lie 881 814 173 237 150 194 176 519 645 414 552 532 930 2662 134 180 99 170 462 470 318 468 146 486 2204 110 330 839 2534 In-any event. General Eisenhower presumably will hasten the launching of a major offensive, and pend- j ing; the full-fledged attack will mamtain as great pressure on the German lines as possible. We see this worklnug already in the two offensives on the western front—the British attack north of Aachen and the American Third army thrust in northern Luxemboiurg. The British, drive is to eliminate a troublesome salient which the Gerrnans long have maintained in the Allied line, and the Luxembourg action could be a local affair. How- evei-, both are testing Rundstedt's mettle and any signs of German weakness will result in an immediate swelling of the Allied pressure against him. It's particularly necessary to keep up this pressure in the west since two German armored divisions are reported by London to be en route to the eastern front from the Rhen ish theatre. That's grand news, for it means that the Hitlerites are indeed desperate and are being forced to emulate the old kaiser in the last war in shuttling troops back and forth between two fronts. Number 1 (Continued From Paire One) ter-street fighting progressed. The towns are within 38 miles of the great Rhine city of Dusseldorf.' Close On St. Vlth The American First army drove through wind lashed snows for substantial gains all along the curving 40-mile front contracting about St. Vlth,- last Belgian road center the Germans held in the flattened Ardennes salient. GeVman positions in Alsace were strengthened despite seventh army counterattacks. This heightened the.threat of a Nazi squeeze on Strasbourg, the Alsatian capital and political prize for both the Germans and French. • The G^mans now are west of the Rhine along 82 of its curving 114 miles from Switzerland to the Alsatian-German frontier. And it is west of the Rhine where Gen. Eisenhower and Field Marshal Von •Rimsledt both have said the war might be decided. When they started their offensive New Year's day, the Germans held 55 miles. AUIed troops hold 24 miles of the Rhine west bank from north of Strasbourg to Gertsheim, 14 miles south, plus a mile at Strasbourg itself. They hold another eight miles from Switzerland to Kembs. Number2 (Continned From Pa^ One) enemy force is believed entrenched. Right Wing JVIarks Time Capture of Urdaneta, which cleared the Nipponese from positions commanding the northern portion of the Manlla-Baguio highway, will enable the Sixth army's right wing to start rolling southward again after 48 hours of marking time waiting for tne left wing to catch up. PIC ENDS TONIGHT "CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY" —And— "GUNS OF THE LAW" SUN.-MON.-TUES.— "HEAVENLY BODY" —And— "SWING IN THE SADDLE" Fryer's Grocery. Evans 130 152 92 374 Pennington 134 173 126 438 Ellis 189 144 147 480 Fox 161 139 159 459 Steele 155 130 138 423 Sub total 769 743 662 2174 Handicap 20 20 20 60 Total 789 763 682 2234 Register. D. Tobey 150 178 .153 481 Alexander 155 165 123 443 C. Tobey 166 144 129 439 Whitaker 186 224 187 597 Scott 160 187 175 522 Total 817 898 767 2482 Attorneys. Taylor 167 204 Pfees 184 203 Edwards 181 176 Reuther 169 158 Upton 170 181 Total 871 922 City. Hart 169 215 Waugh 127 96 Herter . 133 124 Newman 132 155 Duggan 146 185 Sub total 707 775 Handicap ^. 21 21 Total 728 796 Lehigh. Bitting 119 137 Buck 134 128 Clark 220 177 Carter 135 166 Oswald 156 167 Sub total 764 775 Handicap 55 55 Total ..; 819 830 Post Office. Herr .. 153 155 Renner 168 145 Power 184 156 Stone 146 173 BILLBE 231 255 Total 882 884 169 153 186 161 193 862 2655 540 540 543 488 544 139 142 167 188 156 o23 365 424 475 487 792 2274 21 63 813 2337 184 154 159 132 164 440 416 556 433 487 793 2332 55 165 848 2497 186 152 126 145 214 494 465 466 464 700 823 2589 Where Cage Tournaments Will Be Played Topeka, Jan. 19. (AP)—E. A. Thomas, Kansas State High School Activities Association commissioner, last night listed district and regional centers for the annual basketball tournaments. Prelimmary playoffs for Class B teams, he said, will be held from February 28 through March 3, the top two teams in each district going to the regional meets the following week. Class B district centers: Almena, Alta Vista, Altoona, Argonia, Attica, Baldwin, Basehor, Bennington, Brewster, Burlingame, Burrton, Cedarvale, Cheney, Coldwater, Cottonwood Falls, Portland, Denison, Niles, Everest, Lehigh, Leon, Lindsborg, Lewisburg, Luray, McCune, Madison, Meade Moran, Mulvane, Ness City, Oakley, Onaga, Preston, Randolph, St. Mary's, Seneca, Simpson; Sterling, Stockton. Sublette, Syracuse, Tampa, "Troy, Washburn Rural, Waverly, Wetmore. No preliminaries will be held for Classes A and AA. Regional tournament centers, with classes playing: Beloit (AB), Chanute (AA), Colby (AB), Predonia (AB), Garden City (AB), Great Bend (AA A B), Hays (A B), Newton (AA A B), Osage City (A B), Pittsburg, (AA A B), Shawnee Mission (AA), Washington Rural (A B), Arkansas City (AA B). THE JOLA REGISTER, FRIDAY EVENING. JANUARY 19,194^ Fashion Flash Fronflf^the Front P-T A. Notes The Lincoln P-T. A. met Wednesday afternoon at the school building for their January meeting. The Rev. Stanley Taylor gave the devotional talk and a musical program was presented by the high .«=chool glee club, directed by Miss Roberta Davies. Members of the second grade took part in a safety playlet which was clever as well as thought provoking. Home room mothers of the second grade were hostesses at the'tea and social hour which followed the p'ogram. . Parents and teachers of the Mc- Klnley school met at the school building Wednesday afternoon for their regular P-T. A. meeting. Mrs. Dewey Steward, president, announced the names of the nominating committee: Mrs. Floyd Green, chairman, Mrs. Hazel Moore and Mrs. Helen Menzle. Mrs. Mae Weldin will represent McKinley on the council. Mrs. John Page led devotlonals and a prayer was offered by Mrs. Floyd Green. Mrs. Weldin gave a report on the Penny Parade and Mrs. Page repwrted on the study club meeting. Mrs. Hazel Moore, program chairman, introduced Mrs. Carpenter, who gave a reading entitled "Poet's Interpretation of God." A group of children under the direction of Miss Flossie Nester gave a playlet for Kansas Day. The growing plant was won by Miss Nester's room with the largest percent of mothers present. Refreshments were served during the social hour by Mrs. Helen Men zle, hospitality chairman, and the fourth grade home room mothers, Mrs. Clarence Hlxon and Mrs. Betty Leslie. After bringing up equipment, this right wing took Paniqui on Wednesday to consolidate command of two western highways leading toward Manila, 79 road miles to the south. ! The solder in 25(j empty tooth paste or shaving soap tubes of the past was enough for one English Blenheim bomber. Smoking will make your hands and feet colder by causing a constriction of the capillaries and a drop in skin temperature. Eddie William Wins Senior Golf Tourney Dunedin, Fla., Jan. 19. (AP)— The championship cup rested in the hands of Eddie William, Bryn Mawr Country Club, Chicago, for the second time today following his victory over a field of fellow oldsters In the PGA's annual senior golf tournament. Williams shot a score of 7573—148 for the 36 holes. Jock Hutchinson of Glenview, 111., former American and British open titleholder, was second with 75-75—150. Par for the 18 hole course Is 72. The veteran Hutchinson held the lead during most of the closing play, but Williams scored two birdies on the last two holes and overcame Jock's one stroke advantage. WilUams has to win the championship cup only once more to gain permanent possession. About $500 was distributed among the top ten players. The Gulf of Mexico has yielded seven-pound crawfish to the nets of fishermen. The 5,150,000 poultry farms of the United States have a total of more than 423,000,000 hens. NOTICE FORD TRACTOR OWNERS j YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR FORD TRACTOR OWNERS CLINIC A program of instruction in the maintenance of Ford Tractors and Ferguson Farm Implements. A factory representative will be present. —REFRESHMENTS- TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2 P. M. Elliott Motor Co. FORD GARAGE 205-9 S. JEFFERSON • (Higiial Corps photo from JV£A) Tired pf .heavy G. I headgoar, Pfc Samuel Kei'inedy is plcluicJ wearing a bii^nv topper whicti tie found'in Belgium, enjoying iii comlori as lie stribblts a ti.-v.v hues to the folks back in Bakers; field, CiilU', duiiriti a lull in fightipg IbLA. KANSAS In. the "WORLD of SPORTS By HIKJH FULLERTON, Jr. New Yoi-k, Jan. 19. (AP)—Within two miautes after word reached the feowlefs Victory Legion headquarters! Irf Washington that service men overseas were short of playing cards, the ^wheels were turning to send ahem ^00,000 decks . . •. Arville L. Ebersble, national B'VL director, hardly liad finished reading a letter from, the army special services division ^before he was telephoning Chainnah .Elmer Baumgarten of the Am^ican Bowling Congress. Baumgarten arranged to divert 100.000 d<5cks from civilian, orders, which made It possible to muster the 500 ,000, which soon will be going overseas . . . When Leo Houck, veteran Peiin State boxing coach was ready to leave for his army assignment in Iceland and Greenland,, his j)als presented him a pair of red, fur-ilned ear muffs, labeled "specially; designed for cauliflower ears. John Q. Public Beginning, to Feel Results of Stiff Ndzi Resistance By JAMES MARLOW Waslilngton. Jan. 19. (AP)—The Germans'resistance—and their counter-ofifensive—have forced a swarm of .changes on the Aiherican home front. They dyj into everyone's life, in one way 'or another: food, fuel, clothing, -buslne-s-s. And a lot of men, who: mav have thought it never woiild hapiien to them, are army-bouud. You may not have noticed thr changes, as they piled up piece by piece, but'here are some of the big ones: Food is as tight now as at any time in the war.' Only 35 per cent of the meat was rationed ' before Christma-v,but now 85 per-cent of it is back on the list. So are major canned vegetables. Instead qf more and more civilian production of consumer goods, the War Prodijction Board (WPB) has ordered no more to be produced in the next three months than was produced In 1944's last three months. There have been innumerable cases^where manufacturers were told WTB they could not step up scheduled- output of things ranging from shotgun shells to metal casket";. Plans for building • homes—just home.s that, peoole wanted—have been almrat entirely shelved and buildind is back whore it was: The only homftji to be built are those for war workers. All worsted yarns have been iroz- en for "militarv use until June I. 60 per cent of the woolen yarn is ex- nected to. ; be frozen, and manufacturers of overcoats have been told to mrike no' more for civilians until arm\*; orders are filled. The supnly of passenger car tires —supposed^', to have reached eieht million in; the first three months of 194.5—ha.s been cut to five million, a drop of one million from 1944's la.st ;T ]uarter. Fuel supolies have been cut. Civilians hav° been asked to keep the temperature in ,their homes at no hleher than 68 degrees, and advertising signs' artd display windows have been ordered "browned out" to save fuel starting Feb. 1. And the whip cracked over men and manpower: Draft bo?irds had been takine I only men und^:r 26. Now they're 'sweeping Into |;iie group 26 to 30. They'll take men up to 38 who don't get into essential work. ~ Men lip to 38 who leave essential work without draft board permis- fSion will be talfen, too. Even 4-Fs who are deferred in essential work and leave without board approval will be : drafted, selective service says. And draft boards have been told to hunt for deferred farmers who are under 26 because the army wants young mfen. A new list o£ essential and critical activities hkh been prepared for i draft boards so' they can comb ' through their re^gistrants and send i into th^ army those who are least essential in e&ential or critical worlf. The War Manpower Commission, I to spread out ,the thinning man- I power supply for jobs needing it most, has slapped employment ceilings on about 200 different areas. The WPB, which started a program called "Spot authorization," has virtually Rut it back on the I shelf. This plan would have permitted plants—which could show they had men arid machines not needed in j the war—to tyirn to work they j wished ;With m^iterial allocated to them by the government. And—excursldn trains have l)een banned, the government has asked an end to conventions, and race horse racing was stopped. The j tracks were bljimed for absenteeism of war wctkers, besides using up manpower, i, transportation and telephone and telegraph facilities. FoulPlay ^in Fitchburg Following up this column's recent " figure^ on basketball fouls, John .'Connelly, sports editor of the Fitchburg,; Mass., Sentinel reports that 117 fouls were called in an industrial league triple header there, 47 In one- j^ame, with five different bfficiali tooting the whistles ... The 5-e'ason, says Connelly, is that players- dont begin to worry and play "cagey" until four personals are: called. One-Minute <Sports Page The national baseball museum is seeking Infojjmatlon from old tim- , ers as to W^.Q pitched the first curve , ball .... Tioc Marshall, leading harness horse' driver for many years, has Ksked: for driver's license No. 13 for the coming season— if there is a season. • Service Dept. , Latftst report on "bowl" football ! comes; from .Karachi, India, where I the Liindhi Lions, coached by Capt. Simonetti. whipped the Karachi All Stars,: 18-o; In the dust bowl . . . Pfc. Mickey; Becket, former Penn State diver, has been wounded three times, twice *at Anzio and once In Westetn Eufope. It cost $3.20 a seat in Paris to see "Home in Indiana." ;the trottlng-horse movie . . . A lot of soldiers would pay more than that if ;they could be home in Indiana. Several years ago a petrified bird's nest, containing petrified eggs, was found near the- Grand Canyon in Arizona. All three of the coast to coast railway Jines on the entire North American continent are located in Canada. (Ca^itiniied From Page One) ports bonfirrtied German accounts of VolKsstiinft units fighting in Poland, A Offensive Still another Soviet offensive has exploded on ai 38-mile front and to a deptti of 50 irailes In the Carpathian legion of southern Poland, Marshal Stalin anno-anced. Started Monday, it has* resulted in the capture of Gorlice in GaUcIa, 65 miles southeast "ol Krakow; of Jaslo, 15 miles farther northeast of Gorlice, and 400 qtlier towns. Moscow reports .said the Germans had not been able to form any scmbjahce 0f= a defense line on the Polish ^plains^ while on the northern wing of the offensive, the outflanking of:; the Masurian lakes in East F>russlS was; threatened. Stfcel replaced 559.000,000 pounds of non-ferrous metals in army ord nance-speclflcalions in 1942 and 1943.: A WLSE FARMER GETS HIS TIRES SERVJCED NOW for NgXT SEASON 4(Gei Them Repaired and Recapped Today 113 llast Madison JACF| WINTHROP ^ (YOUR Slt ^)IAr >.'RC KEKti BtCAP5 -BEP *l =15iNEW • UStp Current Attractions at F<^x lola Theaters lOLA IGNITE WE PRESENT THE SECOND RUSS LON(> —and— ' ; ' lOU THEATRE AMATEUR HOUR On Our Stage at 8:30 p.m. • your Applause Selectes the Winner • Come Cut * See a Good Movie and Superb Stage Show Here's the Show Yfiu'll Sec RAY MILLAND - BARBARA BRITTON -m— 'TiU We Meet Again NOTE SCHEDULE TIME: ^ Doors Open at 7:"00 p. m. Show Starts at :^ 7:05 p. m. . Amateur Hour Starts at 8:30 p. m. Complete Show After Amatue'r Hour UPTOWNroNiT^ THRU SATURDAY Wild Bill Elliott as Red Ryder, in CHEYENNE WILDCAT ,• , (Shown at 8:25 and'10:50) " —Plus— HAROLD PEARY as GILBERSL|)EVE in GdJDERSLEEVli^S ^HOST iShown at 7:10 an^9:25):« Billbe's Three-Game Score of 700 (Topples All lola Alley Records What is believed to be the highest 30-frame score ever bowled in league competition on lola alleys was rolled by Jake Billbe last night— an even 700. His three games were 231, 253, and 214. Billbe 's longest string of strikes was only five, but he had no misses and only one split in the tliree games. The one split he had he made. "I'll admit I had a little luck," Billbe said today. "I had a few strikes on the sloppy side." Then as an afterthought, "aut by golly I got cheated out of some, too!" Billbe is president of the bowling league this year, and one of the most consistent of all league players His current average of 179, which will be raised two or thtee points by his 700 score last night, is only exceeded by Hart. Upton, Endsley, and Lenski who have 186, 186, 183, and 180 respectively. The previous high 30 frames this year were bowled by Lenski only last Monday night, 662. Two years ago. the high 30 score was bowled by Childress the first night of the s^eason, 679. Cliff La.sater was also "hot" last night, bowling 645 for his high 30 of the .season. Johnny Revolta Out in Front At Tucson Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 19. lAP)—The red hot putter of Johnny Revolta waved a danger signal for favorites Byron Nelson, Toledo, Ohio, and Sam Snead, Hot Springs, Va.. at the start today of the $5,000 Tucson Golf Open. The cury-haired Evanston. 111., pro veteran whipped over the 18- hole El Rio (the river> country cluD course yesterday with a 65 five under part to siiare in the pro-amateur prize. Johnny's putter, which becomes a magic wand on occasion, worked to perfection as he sank seven putts of more than 10 feet. ••He was closely pressed for top honors by a trio of play-for-pay golfers who shot 66. They were Denny Schute, Akron, Ohla, veteran, and two Detroiters, Sam Byrd and Claude Harmon. Snead, leading money winner of the current winter tour, posted a 67. Nelson, last year's top golfer, netted a 69 while his golfing pal, Harold (Jug) McSpaden, Sanford, Me., was practically lost in the "al.?n rans" with a 72—two over par. Hope to Reopen Manila Stadium Next July 4 Portland, Ore., Jan. 19. (AP) If the Yanks on Luzon are quick enough with their knockout punch, they'll see a boxing match in Manifti July 4. Boxing Promoter Joe Waterman, who helped to promote the first card at the Manila Olympic Stadium In 1918, said he has been offered the job of drawing up a Fourth of July card. The offer was made by Eddie Tait, sports promoter of the Philippines^lwho left Manila a jump ahead 'of the Japanese .and who recently telegraphed Waterman: "We hope to reopen the stadium on July 4 of this year." USE FRESH MIXED lOOIbiHet Big League Clubs Pick Spring Training Camps New York, Jan. 18. (AP)—Plenty can happen in two months' time but as of today all major league baseball clubs, with the exception of the Boston Braves, have selected spring training sites and set tentative dates for start of drills. Indiana again will be the favorite camp ground, with six teams training there, three in New Jersey, two in Maryland and one each in New York, Delaware, Missouri and Illinois. Only two big league organizations, the Boston Red Sox and the Chicasjo Wliite Sox, have jsicked new bases and Bob Quinn, president of the Braves, has not announced whether his team will retinn to Choate school at Wallingford, Conn. IMCO LAY MASH 18% $5.00 cwt Dress Print Sacks —at— Youngs Grocery & Produce Grange Produce lola Feed & Produce lola Milling Co. LABORERS WANTED URGENTLY NEEDED NOW TO HELP BUILD NAVAL ORDNANCE AT CAMDEN, ARKANSAS BY WINSTON, HAGLIN, MISSOURI VALLEY AND SOLLITT (Prime Contractors) GOOD PAY FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOB Time and half for overtime. Food and lodging available on the job for workers at $1.00 per day. Excellent working conditions ... Help build this plant so vitally needed by our fighting forces. CONTRACTOR'S REPRESENTATIVE WILL HIRE ON THE SPOT AND FURNISH FREE TRANSPORTATION AT UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OFFICE CHANUTE, KANSAS January 18 Thru January 20 If you are now engaged in an essential activity at your highest skill, do not apply. 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