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PAGRSIX TDD 1 lAf A DCrKTIi P i"^^""^ undoubtedly be setbacks ttlL ^ lUL A KCulO 1 bKi and dl ^ppointments. ISe2 CHAIiLES F. SCOTT- 1938 ANGELO SCOTT, Publisher. But it is significant that, with the odds against them, our forces have suffered delays but no defeats i BDterad at the, ioia ._Knnsa5. Post OMice as since they Started their journey -1 back to t^e Philippines from Guad- Second Class Matter. • I Telephone (Private Branch Exchange Connecting All Departments.) IB alcanal in August, 1942. They have consistently outclassed the enemy in the air and on the sea. They have learned his tricks of jungle ii ^tfANUAKV 25, 1945. TOLA. KANSAS "Hey, Big Boy, Lay Off a My Stuff!" .SUBSCftiPTIOX RATES Ootsiile Allen ana Adjoining Counties i One Year $6.00 , ! Six Moi.ths .1 ?a.uo: fighting and turned them against i Three Months $1^75 1 One Month 75c j mm. ^ In Allen ani.Adjoining Counties , gg ,^,f,jjg gyj. attention still cen- One Ye.ir — $5.00 i ' Six Mouths" $2.50,teis on the battle of Germany, it is i Three Months Sl-50 ! One Month CSc In Kansas add 2% sales tux to above rates. ufcMBEIi ASSOCl.VTEU PRESS The Rcginter carries tlie Associatod Press report by special' leased wire. Tiie As!>o- i ciated Press is e-xclusivi-ly entitled to use i for- republication' o( all news dispatches credited to it or not olherwiye credited in this paper and also the lucul wxn pulv I lished Weiu. All rlRhts of republiculion oi •pecial dispatches.herein are also reserved. • - Bible Thought for Today well to reserve a good measure of our admiration for the way in which the war that had to wait has been planned and fought up to now. WHY CONTROL LUXURIES? One question frequently raised in connection with price control is, why include luxuries? Who cares how much anybody pays for per- Bnt some of us are our own worst ' fume or cut gla-Vi vases or costume enemiefi. We cannot hide'in God's jewehy? What difference does it presence and conceal a bundle of ^j,^. dutter up the price ain too, we mu-st drop such bur- . , i. , , den* forever, then God will proli-ct ^'"^ thou.saiids of .'.iicli Itcrii.'i? Tlici 'i' i', a prclly Kood an.swcr to iliiit (|np.;u<)n. and It Is not ihni OVA ly, Jii.'it iryinK to .see how much w Ilk il i-iiu die up tor il.si'lf. It Is iliiii ihi' price of lu.Nurles must be cDiUiolJcti in order to prevent the iiiiiomMilc funneling of manpower ••ind m;iteriiil.s from e.s.sentlai into I non-cK.sciUlul production. u»: Efellver me; O Lord, from mine "enemlies. I flee unto tlicc to liidc me.-ps. 14*9. WMl THAT UM> TO IVAIT It l.s iiiiiui'fiJ 1)1. i; nio.st ',)f' us ohould be iil >.si )i-bc(i in llie Utiinic battle iigiilnst Uie Nii/.l rnilliiiry machine. Tills .MruijKk; hii:; top orlly In Amcrlca'.s two wars, II l.s being fought on land which v,-as the native or ance.strnl home of many Americans, and which is f;i- millar to ' many other American , travelers. It engages the t;rcater portion of our armed strength. But this absorption .should not cause us to forger how superbly planned and fought have been the campaigns which have now placed American soldiers on the road to Manila. This Ls the wnr liint, h.iti ID \v,-ir until Hitlei- wns lyiitet!, P h:ix been niaikc:! ., ai;c l>;-,'iJi ,ii'' '..'i'l Take watermelons for an example. In 1943, watermelons were exempt from price control. Approximately 142.000 acres wore planted. The \ price obtained for the crop was 87 pov cent higher than in 1942 and 195 per cent of parity. In 1944. as a result, farmers pl :inncd to plant some 200.000 acres, an incrca.se of 55 ))er cent over !94J. This increa.se, naturally, would be iK tlie exipcnse of other ;\,)r-- lord prodiirl.s of ,n m')re c^,(Mli:ii ]i:iiure iiiici vvuulci in\olve spectacular victories. But bctweei: ^ cii'.ci.sion of l ;iiid, labor, tei 'tilizer. those victories h ,is been a lot of fLii in rrniipment. Caroline and trans- hard, blcjdy, un.<iy.'ct ;u-;;!iir plod- ] i.-i nation in ovdcv to make po.ssible ding, which some people conteniiJtu- i a liit;li level of ]3roduction for this j pusly called "island hoppint;." They j lu .xury item. criticized this strategy with an understandable lack of intelligence because it was a new kind of technique in a new kind of war. That techniciuc was the answer of .wise and couratrenus military The same thing v.'ould happen in. the ca.se of almost any "luxury" item you can think of for the simple reason that luxury merchan- di.se invariably carries a higher margin of profit than staple, vol- leaders to problem.s of an unprece-' ume-production goods. VAiy .should dented, discouraging magnitude. It was a technique that had to be improvised as the liberation of Oceania progressed. And it was not achieved without some hard and painful lessons. -.Yet there evolved from those lessons a methodical. dependable means of ascending the great Island ladder toward ,Japaii—first the grip of air power, then the grip of sea power, and finally the upward stop by the invadini'; land ', ^<> fi"*^ one at S .5. You can gel a a firm make safety pins at a 6 pel- cent mark-up if it can divert I he same labor and materials to costume jewelry at a 100 or 200 per cent mark-up? A .s a matter of fact, there Is iileiiiy of evidence of this trend anywhere you may choose to look evil within the field of price control. You can still buy a gold filled fountain pen .set for $64, but try forces. And then the whole process repeated, Lsland by Island. Even the least perceptive of us armchair strategists beeaii to .see the pattern and purpose of this maligned "Lsland hopping" some time ago. It movet; our forces clos- ••550 sport Jacket or a $200 fur coat, but try to find a ladies blou.so for •S:; or a dozen: diapers at any price. Trv to find simple children's clothes, work gloves, overalls, work clothes of any kind. It is just becau.se of the wholesale er to Japan along a route which i f'''''''-'-:'on of labor and materials enable our .ships and planes to ^^'om cheap clothing lines to the threaten more and more of Japan's "loie expensive land more profit- supply jgne from her new and a'^'e' ones that the OPA is now shrinkif®?empire. And it allowed embiacing a tremendous new pro- us to isolate and cancel the cffec- . Sfam of control over the whole tiveness of several strong Jap out- clothing industry to force back pasts without occupying them. gi-eater produc;ion of essential, low- The road to Tok.vo will certainly ' Priced items ati the expense of high- grow rougher as it grows shorter. \ Priced non-e.ssential items—and in- The men under General MacArth- ' cidentally at the expense of swollen ur have .yet to meet the bulk of textile indiustry profits. Japan's formidable army, though ' * * * they know from .samples of savajjc ' If this happens within the field fighting what they can expect, of price control, what w^ould hap- WAY OUR PEOPLE w —^ LIVED 'Tcfs'^^w/u^ Xopyrisht, E, P DuHon & Co . 1944; Distributed by NEAS«r.icc. Inc. pen if ALL the so-called luxury items were removed from price control altogether? Donald Nelson gave the answer succinctly in his recent testimony : before a senate committee. "You have to have a control some .way," :, he .said, "to prevent the shrinkage of manpower away from the essen- | tial things. If manpower would gravitate to luxury production, then .you would have to control (ho i amount of productinn. T would rather see those controLs put with price rather than having to control it through other restrictive acts as long as manpower is short," RECORD L.WM.VKF.R Springfield. 111,. Jan. 25. lAPi — Hichard J. Barr. .startaig his lltii four year term as Illinr)i .s st;itr senator, claims that he has the longest tenure in a senate—state or national—in hLstory. Barr. 79 year old Republican, first was elected to the senate in 190'- and has been re-elected every four years since. He .--aid he hasn'i found any one who had served as Inng in a state or national senate. (Contriliutions to thin rol'irtw. HTO^I be hisnedj mid inu.-st deal with soma sulot**-! of- ^enerul; itilpr,•^t, 'Die l.Vjf- ister rnserr^nw tlii' In *'dit ur rcJHCt aii.v coiltrnjiitinn r»'r,*i\eil and ^yill rfl- tiirn thosi; \'.:uiv;i\l;iU!(> for luib'iriitioT^ only whe 'i a i-l;inn.,'<l. self addniaded envelope is, enclost -d,» NURSES NEEDEP! Due to rapidly mounting casualties on tlw oattlefronts and in th" .sick bays, the Army needs 10 00') additional nurses and the Navv needs 1000 additional nurses'inimc- c'lately. An unprecedenied event in this war was the rccen' .sending oi 11 Army Hos|)itaI Units overs, as without nurses. This is a grave .sii- uatlon to be met by both the remaining civilian nurses and l .'i" c.'vilian public. 17, whose pi- beauty adorns Cadet Nurse Bculah Taylbr. riuanl, brunette thousands pi Corps recruiljjiR posters, has been chosen lor a truc-lo-iife role i:i tlie l(;rth(:oniins (ilni, "G 1 .Kit-.' bomg made from Scnpps- Ilo'.v.iid v.-ai coiic.sponden; I'lii.c Pylc'j. booi'., "I!c !C I:-: Yoiii War " .Slic i,. a cadet muse .a the Alcriandria. Va., Gcn- c r.i'r Hosoilal Tennes.scc is 'ne Volunteer Stale.] A XON.V(iENAKIAN i Edilor Rccrister: ! I cek -brsMed ii ,v ninetieth birth- d.Tv nnr:ivcrs ::ibv. sending ninety personal l^tlcrt.. fno carbon copies). The letf.'rs weri- \n general, simi- lr,r to the followin",: Dear : : : This IS a'^snap -.s'io' that you may recognize, taken <>n ' B-Day • plus 1 90 x 3()5 ^ J — ' , •'So tench u ,s to number our d.iy.> that we m ;iv a'lply 'lur hearts unttj wi ,'-doin"— and also, that we may relish a bit of nonseiise now and then. 1 am offerinrr a medal to the first person who will tell why I subtract, in'tend of• •uiri to complele the nim;ber ofmv days-.is stated above. Answer iniist consist of a nimibci. IV) nlono^iVl)able .'i. ;i!id a leap year, Sinccrc.-\- yoiu's. Nona I lormerlVjOcIo) Genarian, ' .Not Geraniurr.. Different fain- il.v : no relation.) (£i ",nedi ' C. ir. ?-IERWIN. , LiSwrcnce. Kans, ,Voi": Mr, Mer'.vin was an .^lii 'n coUMiy U'ufil'.rr in t ,he eighties, .M'toi- IracliiiiL^ llclhil, . District 111. and Maitle ( lro >>i- schools.. lie was an lol:! irachcr from IK^'f lo 1(189 He has been on I)••.?• retired list since 192H. FOUR YOi'NG MEN IN THE GCfjLD RUSH If 'T'HAT samoivening the four adventurers, ^iMc'.' a catfish dinner in a wator-frtint restaurant, went to Jake Birdc^all's room to talk over their plans, i Tom Plunkett nxt a llnyur on his tongue and ttjrncd a page of the guidebookvtiiat lay (-n tlie table before him. "Irr.ays here." he said, ••that the wagons ought to be light instead of I'.eavy, because you'll run into deep sjaiid, mud ;ind miro. and a heavy ,v.agon v/ould sinic to the hubs." t "Yeh. biit H 's 'got to carry a heavy load, .Jiid liov: yoa goin' to manage that wjth^a light v.^agon?" This came from Jake Bird:;all. "Well, nov,^. let's sec what we'll hax^e to put on the vagon," said Mai Gordon. ";\Ve 'll iiavc to carry a tent i)ig cnougli for four to i -.lccp in. and run.- niattrcsse-^—" "Git out'" .I.-'lu; sneered, '•Four riMttresscs, n 'yo!( v.anl lo talce all tbi- lioii-fhold lurnilurc!^,' U'e'jl i,:vr<) on ."jroiind. 'I'al-.e along a of lil:',n'.\els ,--No slicets; you 'd iia\'' I 'l wash 'fi.i " • ii',-,;it ' Mat continiicd, "A t.. 1 it —,11 If I M'lnkvts- -iio nKittru ,^:;es, htnimv wilt'.' it down. Then cvery- body'll lia -.^i' to la>;e Mniie clothing. •;uch as liii!,.- ami drawers and one moi i- — iiiaybc two suits— and extra bout,-,'* "Ouglita to l.'c. se \eral pairs of ix'uin. • Jake rem'iirkou. "The way liioy v.^o.ir out in a rough country." ••What (i .e. it .say in that guido- boo].:','^' .Andy Gordon a.skod, "Read ;;ome more. Tcnimy. about "ivliat .'.'c'll need on the'way." 'U'lRST in liic list of .^applies to go in the wason. according to the hook, was a kit of carpenter's looL—a saw. an augur, an axe, a hatchet, a gm-.tet, a chisel, a hammer, and a lot of nails of all sizes. '•jN 'aturally we take .-ill of them thin.^^s without being told," was Birdsr.il 'i coi-iimciU. "What else? •>»><> t 50 YEARS AGO I •:• Editorial and >fews Iteioa •:• from The Tola Reeisf-r of •!• •;• January 25, 1895. •:• •> .> .-. — A ••• ."• " The high school boys have "chipped in" and bought' a football and have cleared off a • ground in the southeast part of town. Now the doctors will fmd themselves busy patching up boys. Tommy read aloud a long list ; whicli included coil,- oi rope, some | light chains (you nc \L -r know i when yoti niay need thor.i. tlie ; i)oo!-'. saidK half a dozen b;.lls • ; '. twine, some tin buckets, tin lil;,',-,:: for use at meals, a coffee ;i(it, 'i: cups. Needles, thread. butti>n;-. .-i-". scissors for repairing clotb.c.'-. Al a strong box or tv.o, witli 1 .icI;:: •, them. Some warm woolen cioli. and a hoax'y overcoat, for it .-u very cold out t'r.eic, .-\ largo t;r.; tity of soaiJ. soi -i -.e tO'.volo. sovc, w-ickcr basket.'. \ "ri'ir.g paper . • pens and •ink. a u\v bhoik but . pockct-lviiives, a lot of ;::alciie,. boxes. Tommy stopped readin;; tliis point ancl.lie|)t his Dlar-.^ wi a finger on the iiage. "Tlif h..- say.; the matclies .-.re very iinno-.' tant," lie exi)Kiiiitd. ";ind be yuu not If) forget 'ei,-,, for voii XMjn'l lincl a mateli on the way. It ::ay, to take ])lcnt.v of caiulk"; and a laiitcrn for each i.or ,-')n." 1 In the lo 'itle'' of .-:nri, 'ihi- a ..l :ior advi.:ed cvi-iy man to c.'.,'i v ,i good nlie, ;i p;n r of pi:,to|- , • i '.'' ;H,ai,. ol jjov,'(li .T and 10 pound., of lead. .•\l :;(i a bowie knife, "What .'iboii' ;;i'iil)'.'" Thi:: from ,-\iKly Goi'don, ••\.'e cat on the \\:iy. you Icno-.v. ?,laybe v >'i ,'i'e c;;- peetcd to lirov. •(' on gras:-," Toniiny rcid the list of gro- cei^ies: l .")l) i>ound:; of llour; bacon, liiO poimcis: col.l'ee. 25 pounds: svigar. :50 po-i.nds. "'I'iiat'.s ]\v.-,\ lor one man. For the four of tis it •,vould be .'our times that nu;ch." "It's an awful lot of grub," .•\ndv said. "Don't vuu think so, .Jake"'.'" ••Wait u minute." Tommy intcr- rnjjtcd. 'Tit re's more to come. He's got d wii keg of lard. 50 poiuids of cracker., sonic clieese, salt and .jcppcr." •'That all'.'" Birdsnl' a.skcd. They :iiscu.~so:l fond supplies for half ar_ nour .^nd decided to cut d w"" jvciy item to about two-third., J iho amount pro- lioscd. 'Tr iiclp jul on the moat we may be able to shoot some He is getting ready to do a big business this summer by manufacturing pop. He Is a rii.stler and deserves the success he is sure to have. ^ bulTaloes. and I guess there 'll be birds that we can kill," .said Andy Gordon. "We're all purty handy •,vnh guns."' ''"HE group sat in silence for a ' little while. "I guess that about •••.'IS il," Jake Biidsall said. iVe 'll .start to buy the things to- irrow. Also we must find a coved wagon and six oxen. We'll .l;o them all by steamboat from ".e to St. Joseph." Mat. Gordon took from his ..ket a map of the United States •-•St of tnc Mi.ssissippi. "Tli?; :p." he ex))lained. "was sent to by Bt )b Perrin. Yuu-all kn <i\v 'D : he went otit tlicrc last year land, the way we're going, and .• sent this map back by mail— .'.und by Panama, it took three • onths to get here—and it show;; -la- route his parly look, \\:' says r ,s the best route of all." The ri.iute. as mapped out, ran ,iooi .St. .lo.scph to Fort Laramie, • n Wyoiiiing. T-'rom there on to ''o <-ati'll .i. in Id.'ihn. The trail did not toia^li Colorado or IJlah, but ran Ihrougli Kansas, a corner of Netii'a:'l;a, acro.ss VVyomins into Idaho. I'lu'ie it turned sinirply across .Nc'.ada in a .soutll\ve^t di- I 'cction. entering California jr I I below Lake 'I'ahuc. I 'I wonder .lust how far il i by lliis trtiil. ' Jake Birdsall inquired, •Its ligiired out here." Mat replied. ••PerrIn ..ays it's a hrtlc more than 2000 miles Iro,., S' Jo.cph to Sacramento, f'^c checked that up by mcasuremi nts made on the map, and he's ri.ght." "Well, we can't count on ir.ore'n 15 miles a day with these ox teams, taking everything by and large, such as deserts, mud, mountains and so on, " Jake said, as if talking to himself, "and that means only 90 mil-s a week it we lay off on Sunday a a rest day. Now, let 's sec—giinmc a pencil and a piece )f paper. He figured slowly, straightened up and said, •It mcar^s 22 weeks, fellows." (To Be Continued) Cards are out announcing the mairia'jc on January 31 of Mr. Orrin D, Hartley to Miss Anna Brad- :shaw. Tn^- Register extends con- gratulatuvns. Doug Arnett has had a telephone line run from the' depot to his home and then up to the Pennsylvania hotel for his own use It is a great luxury and .=aves him a lot of trouble Miss Tina Arnold is staying with her sister and attending school at Deer Creek. Not less than thirty people got off the noon train on the Mo, Pacific in this city last Monday, People come from all over the county to trade in lola. We received a card announcing the marria'-'e of L. C. Kelsey and Blanche M, Jones both of Salt Lake City. Utah. Mr. KeLsey will be remembered as an Allen county boy. We wish them joy. SPECIAL DELIVERY I ivansas Citv, Jan, 25. (API — • Hcnrv Stem, executive of a bond investment concern spent months j trying to locate a client who held So.000 in bonds which had been called. Stern wanted to pay him his money, ••Last time I heard of him. he •:va'' in .some nudist colony out near Sar Diego." an acquaintance told ' Stern. bn Stern addressed a letter to the customer "care of nudist colony in vicinity of San Diego." The post office found his man. ,If,f Oio n '. ii:t'.-'i v\i a I '.'-rn "'• in the lot near the depot and will place a large water- tank upon it. An t ),strich does not bury its hea.l in tlie sand oecause it is afraid, btit only to i ;rub Jo,- -^vorms v, i'h its bill or to cnvf-r it: i-u:\- wlieii going away from thrni lor : horl whil". BURST BUBBLES Binghampton, N. Y., Jan. 25. lAPt All the wav through France and acro .ss the Atlantic Cpl. John .Tshulos kept a sharp eye on hi-i j barracks bag. I But he relaxed his vigilance as he boarded !i train for Binghampton. • A baggageman gave the bag a heave and—•whoosh!" went the bottle of I champagne Tshulos had saved for 'his homecoming. THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ .0. OF ALLTHE ;VORLD'5 KVJOW,^ COAL OB^OS\TS HE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OP THE y. M, REC. U, S P»T OFF, WHAT DO THE INITIALS US.S.R.ST/liND FOR. P 1-25, ANSWER: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. ^EXT: Is Vladivostok north of the Arctic circle? Save Wki Yoii Cai IT MEANS MORE THAN WHAT YOU EARN Kraft Dinner . . . Snosheen Cake Flour PilUbury Pounds 2 Picgs, 15c 28c K. C. BAKING POWDER, 10 oz. 25 oz. 18c; 50 oz. Sc :J 6 C Buckwheat Flour . Cream Corn Meal . Pure, New York Silk Floss 3 Lbs 25c 5 Lbs 26c APPLES. BEN DAVIS OR CHAMPION I|.I.I- NIOS. Per Basket : S2.(i0 TEXAS MARSH SEEDl-ESS GRAPEFRIIIT— .'}for 15c; 4 for 25e; '^ for 25c Fresh Tomatoes, Brnccoii, Carrots. Turnips, Parsnips. Sweet Potatoes, Head Lettuce. Cauliflower."(abhajfe, etc. AMERICAN SWISS CIIEE-'!:, LI). _i M. & M. MINCED HAM and HOLOC.NA, Lh. Parkay Oleo .... : FLOWER BIDS SOAP. .'1 bars - / DILL PICKLES, in bulk. SOO size, each KRAUT, 1 Lbs. -lilc 21c l.b. 24c ;)C 5c 25c Lb 25c Pork Sausage ... FRYER BROS. GROCERY & MARKET Phone 401 We Deliver Phone 401 Your Uptown F €ak@ Mix Oleo . . . Seasoning Beans Lard . Clio;:. Of \'ani;;a • Joy !'k-. 11. G. F Lb. Fanc.v 23c Lee Butter X(i. 2 | Butter Flavor Can iL 57c Swiff.s « « Bland CORN MEAL Siilc Flo.s.'^, Kiln Dried Degerminated, Extra Fancy. 5 lbs. 25c;' 10 Ik49c Flour . . !;;":•» 25 L Flour . . ™?.s 5© CofiSee . .HI Catsup . $L10 $2.15 JSC I ,(•!• l-!-u/.. Peanut Butter ' Chunky With Hacuii i.i), IJi; 51c BGdllS • • No. :]0.-;Can Oats • • • I 5 L 57c COMPl ETE LINE OF FEEDS—COTTON SEEp MEAL BRAN, SHORTS. MILL RUN and MINERALS HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR PRODCCE GROCERY FEED & PRODUCE Jelly • Catsup Peas • . Biack Raspberry Lb. Strawberry, No ^'oints Yet Lb. Kraut a Lee Pint Leu « 11-oz. •J-Sieve II. G. F. . A No. 2 Cans 25c 27c 12c 22c 33c OFFEE Thcuiih ^'cu .May Not Be Able to Get Your Usual Kind. Buy C(.f!ee Now! Don't forj^ct the imitation coffee used in the first rationing period. Syrup-. . Soap . . Celery . Potatoes Hams . . Beans . . Karo D;irk Fairv Gal. 4 Bars I'a.scal Lb. New ,. Hair or \\1iole Lbs. _ Lb. Lbs. Straws Large ^1/ Navy. A /2 Pure Pork Lb. Liquids Taste Better. Box of 100 SQc 19c 15c 25c 35c 25c 29c 10c LINCOLN FOOD MART Phone 18,3 Tola's H. G. F. Store We Deliver Phone 183

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