PAGE EIGHT + + + The WAR TODAY + + + ,. BY DEWITT MACKENZIE V The great Red. offensive by hastcn- tng the end of the European war- sis It obviously Is doingi-ls piling up pressing political problems for the Biff Three, and one of these has to do with the turbulent Balkans where se\eral thrones are rocWng In a strong wind which blows from off thf! Russian steppes. ' Among the most urgent situations te that involving the battle of young :|Cing Peter of Yugoslavia to hang onto hls,|«yal prerogatives in the face of powerful opposition among hLs^«ubjects. Any quarrel in the Balkans is dangerous, for this cockpit of southeastern Europe long has Ufeen th^ whelping ground of far- reaching trouble, and Yugoslavia is a hot spot. Thus, a couple of days ago we saw acting Secretary of State Grew call on the rival Yugoslav factions to reach an agreement. There actually are two Yugoslav governments because of the split. There is the government headed by Marshal Tito, who takes Inspiration irom Moscow and who in fact controls Yugoslavia both militarily and politically. Then there is the so- called exile government in London, headed by Premier Subaslc, and this has been the government of King Peter tmtil the other day when he filed it, or tried to. What happened was that Subaslc, being practical minded,,got together with Tito and they agreed to form a single government under a regency, with the understanding that a plebiscite would be held after the war to decide whether the coim- try wanted to continue the monarchy or substitute some other form of government. Peter refused to accept a regency, despite strong advice to do so from British Prime Minister Churchill, and tried unsuccessfully to dismiss Subaslc and his ministers. They declined to be dismissed. Here enters Mr. Grew, and it would seem that his message may have had a quick reaction, for Peter today is reported striving to effect a compromise with Subaslc. It's said the king wants his preimer to resign I and then form another government » which will include some of the staunchest supporters of -the monarchy. However, diplomatic observers believe the king's effort would fail, and that Subaslc would proceed to Belgrade and there establish a coalition government with Tito. Number 1 iCentinned From Page One) still held the rail center of Hageu- nau (pop. 20,000), but the Germans were attacking through the adjacent forest on both the east and west sides. Weather was so foul that the Seventh army had virtually no tactical air support. Earliei", the 7th army had withdrawn from seven to ten miles along a 20-mlle sector of the Karlsruhe comer, leaving Strasbourg jutting out at the end of an Allied salient. Associated Press correspondent Robert C. Wilson said ^he Americans were reported Inflicting "heavy losses" and had destroyed at least five tanks and 14 armored vehicles in early hours of the drive. SM New AlUed Offensive More chunks of what remains of the Ardennes salient were carved out by the American Third army, which advanced to within one to three miles of the German-Luxembourg frontier, and inside Germany Itself. Lt. Gen. George ^. Patton's troops took half a dozen towns and destroyed 12 tanks, two tank destroyers and three cannon in battles among snowdrifts up toj seven feet deep. (A Stockholm dispatch! this mom- tag quoted German military circles as saying a new Allied offensive could be expected at ai^y moment along the Roer. It said German reconnaissance had spotted heavy troop cohccntratlons ycstjerday west of Julich, midway between Duren and Llnnlch.) mghtly^ Colder Ajr l^oves in from West ;., . I ; Topeka. Jan. 25. (AP)—Light rain or .snow fell In Kansas last night but western skies cleared this morning and Weatherman S. D. Plora said slightly colder weather was moving in. | •He foeeeaw the chance of more light rain In the easteijn part of the state today and checked It off as "just a nuisance" f^r already soaked fields. ,,Mild weather yesterday sept the merciiry up to 55 at Wichita, highest reported. Readings today were expected to range between 35 and 45. and tomorrow from 35 to 40— "stlU very moderate for'this time of year.">^ora reminded.! Lowest reported last night was 24 at Dodge City and Goodland. Temperatures in the 20's were predicted for tonight. PENDEBGAST TO HOSPITAL ; Kansas City, Jan. 25. CAP)— Thomas J. Pendergastt former Democratic political leadeir, entered Menof»h hospital Wednesday for treatment. ; His physician. Dr. Abraham So- phlan. said todav that Pdndergast's oondltlon Is slightly Imoroved. but did not divulge the nature of his Illness. Pendergast became ill Tuesday. ' Without proper covering a man in the Rtrato »ohere would be frozen to death 'while his skin would be burned black by the sun 's rays. On the Alleys W. L. Pet. Whitehead Cabins .3. 0 l.OOiO Walton Foundry 3 0 1.000 Cyrus Motors 2 1 .667 Lehigh. 2 1 .667 Pet wk 1 2 .333 Arnold'* 1 2 .333 Slfers 0 3 .000 lola Planing Mill 0 3 .000 Individual high 10, Epperson 200; Individual high 30, Crick 522. Team high 10. Whitehead 848; team high 30, Whitehead 2444. Gaines Tonight. 7 p. m.—Postofflce vs. City; Lehigh vs. Attorneys. 9 p. m.—Fryer's Grocery vs. Sln- clairs; Register vs. Pet Milk. Open Bowling on 5 and 6. Whitehead Cabins. Lackey 158 168 161 Crick 180 142 191 Kerr 130 178 149 McMurray 171 168 135 Epperson 200 166 138 Total 848 822 774 Sifers. Ketter 136 154 151 Cason .....124 127 151 Griffith 144 141 157 Manley 132 148 119 Curtis 141 165 159 Total .677 735 737 lola Planing- MiU. Bowlus Ill 152 141 Krause 113 129 124 Lenski ...136 123 126 Edwards 117 115 131 Ayllng „ 164 127 135 Total 641 646 657 Walton Foundry. Bowman 160 142 171 Abbott 121 103 143 Calovich 129 123 130 Stephenson 124 150 124 Becker 156 132 147 Total 690 650 715 487 522 457 474 504 2444 441 402 442 399 465 2149 404 366 385 363 426 1944 473 367 382 398 435 2055 Cyrus Motors. J. Cyrus 149 159 Krupp 100 157 Ford .100 94 Stitzel 129 126 E. Cyrus 112 127 Total 600 663 557 1820 Arnold's. B. Arnold 114 114 Ansell 108 142 Vineyard 88 128 A. Arnold 89 135 Fontaine 116 139 Total 515 658 138 109 91 101 118 129 155 89 117 119 446 366 285 356 367 357 405 305 341 374 609 1782 Pet Milk. Major 125 132 Schumackcr 140 121 Miller 104 111 Johnson 95 94 Winiam-s 144 131 Total 608 589 Lehigh. HlUen . 120 136 Lee 113 141 Coblentz 139 110 Burd 96 103 Buck 162 132 Total 630 622 116 95 138 110 113 373 356 353 299 388 572 1769 131 147 115 124 100 387 401 364 323 394 617 1869 Would Earmark Funds For Speech Defect Work Tooeka, Jan. 25. (AP)—Approval of Gov. Andrew Schoeppel and Rep. Guy Lamer of lola Indicated today the 1945 legislature would be asked to earmark some .-wclal welfare funds to correct the speech defecte of Kansas children. Lamer Is chairman of the house welfare committee. He said after a conference with a Wichita University delegation yesterday that he thought the concent of treatment for crippled children should be enlarged to include state aid for speech correction. Dr. M. P. Palmer, director of the Institute of Logonedics at the university, estimated there were some 20.000 Kansans seriously in need of treatment and the Institute hoped eventually to sponsor a program reachine 3,000 children a year. The delegation sugeested a start could be made with $80,875 of state aid for each of the next two years. Reporting a surplus of about $100,000 In cripoled children's commission funds, the eovemor said the state could well afford to earmark some of the money for speech work. Walker to Stay On As Postmaster General Washington, Jan. 25. (AP)— Prank C. Walker was nominated by President Roosevelt today for another term as postmaster general. His If the only cabinet position whose term is fixed by law. It lasts as long as the presidential term plas one month, and hence requires a new nomination at least every four years. For a time there had been rumors that Robert E. Hannegan. Democratic national chairman, might succeed Walker. Hannegan, however, has announced that he Intends to remain as Democratic chairman. Weather Slows Action On Italian Front Rome. Jan. 25. (AP)—Sleet and .snow covered the Italian front today. But In spite of the wintry weather patrols were active afong both the Fifth and Eighth armv fronts and spirited skirmishes took place at several points. The action generally, however, was on so .small a scale that the discharee of a bobby trap by a V. S. raiding party in the vicinity of Monte Cerere south of Bolgna rated mention ' in an official report of the day's operations. PIC NOW Thru Sat. JANE WITHERS —In— "JOHNNY DOUGHBOY" —Plus— JOHNNY MACK BBOWN 'LAND OF THE OUTLAWS" In the WOBILD SPORTS By HUGH FDUiwrON. Jr. New York, Jan.' aJi lAP)—While most college athle;tic Jeaders believe that the on»'l^-lesson they have learned during the war is that "athletics for aU »:^|fip ||:be made a reality instead tJTln ideal, Fritz Crisler Is the only ope we have heard of so far who has a definite plan to bring this .^liiMrii . . . Crisler's post-war Idea/V'RWch has b^en favorably received l^^i^infonnal discussions with other vestem' conference leaders, calls foi?'»'«*rt8 weekends" Instead of aingte big games against rival schools). .-. For Instance, the ^Idlflgan-Mlnnesota football game would continue to be the main event of the week-end on which It was scheduled, but Fritz would have the colleges compete also In jayvee and 150-pound football, soccer, Rugby, cross country and any other games that might be In season . . . he'd have Intercollegiate competition In 19 or 20 sports instead of nine or ten, plus limited freshman competition and a big intramural program to back It up. THE lOLA REGISTER. THUJJSDAY EVENING. JANUARY 25. I94B. Scarred Ruins of X31ark Field After Bombing Quote, Unquote "Such a plan," Crisler explains, would broaden competition for student bodies generally by presenting nearly three times as many students an opportunity to participate in competitive athletics as would have that opportunity tmder normal circumstances ... It also would give each student a competitive goal to strive for in which his own initiative and willingness • to Improve himself would be a major factor in earning a place on his particular team . . . That Is one of the fundamental values in college athletics." Unanswered Qnestion , One thing Fritz hasn't explained yet—but he's still working on details of the plan—Is where will the dough come from? . . . It's usually the size of the football gates that decide what other college sports will be carried on. Shorts and Shells Prankie Gustlne, the Pirate In- flelder. is working in a Pittsburgh deoartment store this winter . . . When Connie jMack joined the gallery at the recent Los Angeles open golf tournament, he followed only one player—ex-baseballer Sam Byrd. Parafrag bombs, attached to parachutes, drift down on ClaVk Field, near Manila,,as American fliers give the field another pasting. Allied troops*pushing steadily ahead, were nearlng the bovihdarleis of the field and T were apparently about to take it.—(NEA Telephoto.) , Unanimous Set. John Geniattl, one-time University of Illinois tennis player, carved a tennis court out of the Assam Jungle and oreanlzed the Ledo joad tourney, which drew 48 entries, including a Chinese colonel and a Chinese civilian . . . The singles winner was Sgt. John Geniattl. Numher2 (Coniinned from Page One) mental combat team and 43rd division. The frenzied nature of the opposition in this area was made clear in a field dispatch from Richard Bergholz, Associated Press war correspondent, with 43rd elements near Pozorrubio. He described how Japanese climbed on American Sherman tanks and tried to shove flaming waste down Into their fuel tanks while the armored tmits spun around, flinging the Nips to the ground. Despite the enemy's effort to utilize mountain defenses on the left to make the Yanks pay dearly, Gen. Douglas MacArthur said "every pas sible strategical and tactical ingenuity is being succRssfully employed to hold our losses in men to an absolute minimum." COULDNT RESIST Pittsburgh, Jan. 25. (AP)—When asked to explain why she was a half hour late for jury duty, Mrs. Katherine Miury proudly displayed a package and said her housewifely Instincts would not permit her to pass up a butter line. The judge forgave her tardiness, ggggg^ \ I - Number 4 (Continued From Page One) wsiy as to do the most good for the American people. "If the congress does not feel that th^; powers of the RFC should be exercised in such a way as to further thS objectives which I have set forth heje, then I respectfully urge the congress to take the RFC out from ui^er the control of the commerce department. ';For I can tell you here and now that if the RFC is left in the commerce department, I will use Its pbV'ers in the interests of all the American people." Welcomes Bipartisan Peace ..Plan Backing Washington. Jan. 25. (AP)— Overwhelming" senate ^approval of Anierlcan participation In an international peace preserving organization was predicted today by Foreign Relations Chairman Connally (D.-Tex.) Ire linked his prediction to the bipurtlsan endorsement of such a pro-am by the senate's 16 newest members. The freshmen senators—10 Democrats and six Republicans—dispatched a unique letter to the WMte House yesterday assuring President Roosevelt of their .sentiment on the matter and wishing hin^ success in his conferences with other Allied leaders. Pjpnnally's gratification was un- boutided. As chairman of the foreign relations committee, he will have to carry the load when the' treaiy establishing the peace machinery come's before the senate. Draft Rejection Rate Lower in Kansas, Oregon Washington. Jan. 25. (AP)—A selective service survey showed today; that dome.stic help lopped the list of draft registrants rejected for military duty after physical exami- natibns. The study, just completed, also revejils overall rejection rates lower in the Pacific Northwest.and Kansas, ^while North and South Carolina- and Arkansas led -the states in the pcrcentage^f men disquali-' fied^ Or.eeon had the lowe.st rejection rate in the country—24.4 ppr cent. Ranking next was Kansas. 25.4 per cent; MICKY DOGS! Wichita. Kas., Jan. 25. (AP)— Discharged veterans of the Army K-9i; corps will be tax tree under an amended city doe license ordnance being drawn UD hv Assistant City .Attorney O. W. Helsel. BASKETBALL DOUBLE HEADER FRIDAY mGHT > in Community Bldg. ^ at Riverside Park FORT SCOTT v^. lOLA 2 Games, Second Team Game StaHs at 7:00 p. m. First Team Game al 8:20. Admission 40c and 20c Tax Includ. ^NEXT HOME G^ME Humboldt on (fABiBry 2nd. Th^ game was originally scheduled to be played ^t Humboldt. DiA N C E Following Gune l& Uttle Theatre, Carles FranU Orchestra, ^ The PnbUc is inv^ Admission 25e F«r Pemm Inc. TUL. naacing until 11:30 p. m. LaHorpe Team ftallies to Win (Srecinl to The Register) .The LaHaroe Panthers came from behind In thi» last quarter to score their eighth straight triumph, score 27 to 23'^ in theh- game with Kln- cald at Kincaid Tuesday evening. First quarter Kincaid led 10 to 7. Second quarter Kincaid led 15 to 7. Third quarter Kincaid led 21 to 10. In the fourth quarter the Panthers uncorked a fast offensive that poured In 17 points while holding Kincaid to a single field goal. Box score: tAHarpe—27 PG FT F Pts Bartlett ; 5 1 3 11 Powell 0 0 0 0 Marsh 3 0 2 6 Meyers . 3 4 4 10 Erismlngc'r 2 0 2 0 Number 3 (Coniinned Tmm Page One) German! emplacement, then lopped a grenade Into the hole. ... As the panic-stricken crew started to flee he shot down one, then killed another Oerman who was trying to pick hini off with a rifle. ... As he picked ui) the souvenir German pistol, two Nazi riflemen charged him from a hiding place only 15 yards away. . . There was no time to snatch lip his rifle, so Williams flipped the safety off the souvenh- weapon and dropped both Germans. Total .11 5 11 27 Kincaid—23 FG FT F Pts Shapard . 4 2 2 10 Spillman 0 0 0 0 Isaacs 1 0 0 2 Hosley 0 0 0 0 Sutton 4 0 3 8 HoWerton 0 10 1 Brdoks 0 1 2 1 Osborne .: 9 12 1 Total 9 5 11 23 Arturo Godoy to U. S. For Series of Bouts New York. Jan. 25. (AP)—Arturo Godoy, South American heavy- wefght champion from Chile, is expected to ^arrive at Miami tonight, his manager, Al Weill announced. Weill. fl?ho Is hooeful of arranging; a bout with either Lee Oma or Joe Baksi,: said he has been swamped With offers for Godoy from Chicago. IJQS . Angeles. San Francisco, Washington, Detroit and Philar delphia. He said it is likely that Godoy's first bout will be at Buffalo against,an opponent still to be selected. They call the crew of one American tank "Stinky." . . . The crew and its tank were sprayed by an evil smelling liquid shot by a Oerman flarhethrower. . . . Their lives were saved when the liquid failed to ignite. . ". . "But the stuff smelled so bad I could hardly stand it," said the tank' commander, S/Sgt. Norman. K. Crisler of East St. Louis, 111. "We thought It must have been a new Hitler weapon." Craig Wood Rated Next To Favorite 'Lord Byron' San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 25. (AP) The railbirds looked to blond Craig Wood today as the golfer most likely to capture the $5,000 Texas open should favorite Byron Nelson falter. Nelson, of course. Is top man in the forecasts as a field of 140 prepares to tee off tomorrow In the fh^t 18 holes of the tournament but Wood is playing well, likes the greens at Brackenridge course and Is rated an excellent chance of taking his first championship here. Others placed high in pre-touma- ment calculations include Sam Byrd, Harold (Jug) McSpaden and Toney Penna. Defending champion Johnny Revolta, who picked up at Tucson last week end, was considered too far off his game to be figured a top chance. Wood, duration national open champion, had a 69—two under par —In a practice round yesterday to lead tune-up play. DeGaulle Says French Will Patrol Rhine Paris, Jan. 25. (AP)—France intends to maintain military forces all along the Rhine after the war. Gen. De Gaulle told a press conference today. Meeting newspapermen for the first time In weeks, the French leader said regretfully that he had not been invited to the forthcoming "Big Three" conference. "We envisage control of the entire Rhine basin as an industrial unit," the head of the French state said, adding that this, perhaps, would be an inter-Allied control because "we have no reason to exclude the other Allied nations." "This." he explained, "does not necessarily imply the extension of France's frontier to the Rhine. The determination of the region's political status depends on accords with other nations—but French forces will be installed along the Rhine." Jumping on an enemy pillbox, Lt. John C. Granville, of St. Louis, Mo., an artillery observer, for more than an hour directed American shellfire front this Improvised observation post: ... Then some of the Second infantry division's doughboys flushed out four Germans hidden beneath him—inside the concrete buiiker. Report Attempt Made On Hiihmler's Life London;-Jan. 25. (AP)—The Moscow radio.-sald today an unsuccessful attempt had been made to assassinate Heinribh Hlmmler, German Gestapo chief, during his tour of the imperilled'eastern provinces. "He escaped, biit the Gestapo subsequently toade mass arrests among Volgssturm' (home army) members," the Russian radio said. "Now Hlmmler has strengthened his body guard and avoids appearing in public." Current Attractions at Fox lola Theaters lOLA TONITE RUSS LONG PRESENTS lOLA THEATRE Final AMATEUR HOUR ON OUR STAGE; AT 8:45 p. M. —^Featuring-^ WINNERS OF TWO PREVIOUS NIGHTS PLUS TALENTED GUEST NUMBERS GUESTS WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN CONTEST a—BIG AWARDa-3 Your Applause Selects the Winner • ON THE SCREEIN ^ ELLA RAINES • EDDIE BRACKEN —in— f'HAIL THE CONQUERING HERO" \ NOTE SCHEDULE: Feature Shows at 7:15 and 10:15 Stage Show Starts at 8:45 / Complete Show After Amateur Hoiu: UPTOWH K4y MUIand * Ginger Sogers •?THE MAJOB ANB THE (Shown at 7:^^ and 10:10) NOW THRU SATURDAY ALLAN LANE "SHERIFJ' OF SUNDOWN" (Shofn at 9:00 Only) Stilwell to Command Army Ground Forces Washington, Jan. 25. (AP)—War Secretary Stlmson today announced the assignment of Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell to command of the army ground forces succeeding Lt. Gen. Ben Lear. Jjcar's assignment as deputy commander in the European theater in charge of administrative matters concerning American troops was announced yesterday. Stlmson said Stilwell is in Washington and will take over his new command immediately. Stilwell until recently was commander of United States army forces in the China-Burma-Iudla theater. lOLA. KANSAS LeRoy Bows To Colony . ^ The Colony boys returned to their usual form after dropping a game to Kincaid last Friday. Morris Luedke was back in the lineup but not completely recovered from his Illness. During the first three quarters there was never more than three points difference in the score, LeRoy held the lead most of the time. Quite a large following came vrtth the LeRoy team and both pep squads were active during the "A" game. Norman Luedke was high point' man of the evening with 13 points. The (3olony seconds dropped their game by the score of 16 to 26. Welda comes to Colony Friday night and all Indlcatoins are a large crowd will be on hand. The box score: Colony FG FT F TP Martin 0 -111 M. Luedke 12 0 4 N. Luedke 5 3 2 13 Bunnel 4 1 0 9 Short 2 1 1 5 Totals 12 8 4 32 LeRoy FG FT F TP Louderback 3 2 1 8 Walters 4 0 3 8 Brigham 0 0 2 0 Givens 0 0 4 0 Woolford 0 1 4 1 Brownfield 4 0 3 8 Totals a 3 17 25 Caouac, a yellowish earth dug from the ground, is relished by natives of Guinea, West Africa. 'f CHIP CHEATERS Pittsburgh, Jan. 25. (AP)—Some housewives here have unpatrlotically turned to the rouge pot to fool the OPA. Several reports have been received from butchers who say blue tokens have been coated with rouge and offered—coHMtlmes successfully —for red tokens. You'll always get personal attention, the right policy and PROMPT SETTLEMENT OP CLAIMS when you place your insurance with the ARCHER CO. You'll be pleased with our service in case of loss. J^^ARCHERCO S.E.CORNER SQUARE -eHOKE 304: LABORERS WANTED Urgently Needed Now TO HELP BUILD NAVAL ORDNANCE PUNT AT CAMDEN, ARKANSAS - BY WINSTON, HAGLIN, MISSOURI VALLEY AND SOLUTT (Prim* .Contractors) j GOOD PAY FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOB Time and half for overtime. Food and lodging available on the job for workers ^t $1.00 per day. Excellent working conditions ... Help baild this plant so vitally needed by our fighting forces. Hiring on the Spot and Free Transportation Furnished at Every . ... UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OFFICE IN KANSAS .•1 If you are now engaged in an essential activity at your higbest skill, do not apply. Men nnder 21 mnst have minor's release form signed by parents which can be obtained at Employment OfBce.
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