The Iola Register from Iola, Kansas on January 27, 1945 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO THE lOLA REGISTER. SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 27. 1945. lOLA. KANSAS THE lOLA REGISTER 1862 CHARLES F. SCOTT IS3( ANGELO SCOTT, Publisher. "Intered at the lola, Kansas, Post Office u Second Class Matter. Telephone - 18 (Private Brfiich Kxclmnge Connecting All Department!.) 8UBSCHIPTI0X RATES Outside Allen and Adjoining Counties One Year ««.00 Six Mojiths „ $8.W, Three Jlnnths _ »1.76 One Month 76e In Allen and AdjoluinE Counties One Your 95.00 Six Months _ - »2.60 Three Months _ J1.60 O^ Month 6SC In Ksiuss add 2% sales tux to above rates. j machine or juke box will agi"ee that I they could assemble a bomb-sight I with boxing gloves on, and that the jWMC really has something. The possibilities are fascinating. Imagine a bombardier over Cologne pressing the button on a gadget turned out by one of these ex-coin machine mechanics. Coincident with the dropping of bombs, Kay Kyser would probably play "I'll Be Seeing You," and then out would pop a paclcage of a leading brand. Another Bulged MKMUBH A.SSOCIATED PRESS The HcKi.Hter carrien the AsHociated I 'reHs -opnrt by sjwcial leawd wire. The A^so- i -in1i'tl Trf 'S!- is o\i Insivrly enlitled to 'UM for republication of all news dispatches credileil to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also Ihe local news pub Mshed heroin All rights of republication of special dispatches herein are also reserved. Bible Thought for Today Sound common sense suggests that we have a program and then follow it. If we ever expect to get anj^here we must choose our final objective, or else be less than men. Choose ye this day whom ye will serve.— Josh. 24:15. PSYCHtATBIC SCREENING The soldier who confessed to the murder of Sir Eric Teichman, British diplomat, was, according to an Army psychiatrist, "a mentally defective homicidal degenerate." After examination, the psychiatrist found his mental age to be about 9 year.s. and that he suffered from "a constitutional psychopathic condition of emotional instability and explosive and primitive sadistic aggressiveness." Psychiatric tests are part of induction physical examinations. There are psychiatrists attached to camps in this country whose job is to weed out the obviously luifit who passed the initial mental test. There are other psychiatrists near the combat areas who assist in the eatment of combat neuroses. It .seems odd that such an obvious degenerate as this killer should have gone through inductitsn and training and .spent .some time in England without his delielencie« being discovered and acted upon. Of course, he Is only one among al- mast 12.000.000 .servicemen, so per- hap.s the psychlatrista should not be Judged too harshly. But one might ako wonder how many more like, him have slipped through examinations unnoticed. A finer initial screening and more observant check-ups would seem to be in order, if crimes perhaps of even greater intefilational consequence than the Teichman murder are to be averted. NICE WORK Congressman Carl Vinson wants to hike the president's salary by $25,000 because it Is now "less than the income of Prank Sinatra." Well, maytte Mr. Roosevelt doesn't have the best paying job in the country. But as he heads into his fourth term, it certainly looks like good, steady work. PHOO-EE A piece of radio publicity I came upon mentioned something about a "combat returnee," and revived my concern over just how far this double-e business is going to go. The war has brought us the draftee (or that ntce-nelly substitute, selectee) and the trainee. Now we have the returnee, and very likely the dischargee will be coming along when he has reduced the German and the Jap to the status of vanquishee. In a recent dispatch from Stockholm, a French "escapee" descrilied his experiences in a Berlin prison. The possibilities are limited only by the number of English nouns Identifying the performer of an action. And that's what frightens me. For, by wholesale application of a stiff and tiresome practice of the law and buslnes.s world, every performer can have his performee, even' lover hLs lovee, etc. Where It all will end Is beyond me. PcrhniK there will have to be sonic organized crusade to rescue the language of Shakespeare and Bernard Shaw and H. h. Mencken from the ad writers, press agents and other profeMlonal word-coin- oYn, and (jlvc It back to thoae who .still prefer to call a .spade a .spade, or II combat returnee jiist a plain .soldier come home. LAHARPE, Jan. 27—Cpl. Albert Caler of Maxwell Field, Ala., Mrs. Eugene Hobart and Barbara were Wednesday nlgltt supper guests of Mrs. Hobart and daughters, Marie and Norma, and after supper all of them visited Cpl. Caler's parents, Mr. and Mra. A. D. Caler, and Dale and Lucile in lola. Cpl. Caler left for Maxwell Field Friday. Mr. W. S. Teague has returned home from Savannah, Mo., where he has been the past several weeks for medical treatment. Mrs. Vivian Chapman was hostess for the H. Y. club Wednesday, January 24, with the following members jjresent: Mesdames Sarah Lust, Stella Brown. Jessie Robinson, Verna Godown, Susie Roe, Anna Tredway. Irene Ruckle, Eva Marsh, Mabel Zink and son Larry, Lula Hutchinson and Caroline Lust of lola. Misses Jtjsephine Weith and iKffle Stevenson, one guest, Mi-s. R. W. Dunkerton, and the hostess Mrs. Chapman. Mi-s. Sarah Lust, president was in charge of the de- votlonals and the business meeting. Roll call was answered with .something of Interest by each member. Miss Josephine Welth had an interesting paper on Morris Town National Hlotorical Park, at Morris Town, New Jersey, that was established by an act of congress Mar. 2, 1933. Miss Daisy Howard went to Independence Friday nittht for the week-end and Miss Grace Ryan went to her home in Fort Scott. They return Sunday evening to resume work at the high school Monday. ; Mr. and Mrs. Will Ensminper i -p '-eivpd word from their .<=on. Ralph, that he arrived on Treasure Island on his way'home. Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Mitchell of Kincaid announce the birth «t a t.un this morning at St. John's hosi)ital. • t SLEEPER MORTUARY. PHONE 72. Mrs. Russell Boyd who has been a surgical patient at St. John':^ hcs- pital, was dismissed today and taken to her home in Gariit.'tl. Berlou Guaranteed Muth Spray Stops moth d;\mflge for live years. Protect your rugs and carpets against moth damage.. Sleeper Furniture Store I 25 YEARS AGO t i' It<"»»« F.-o'n T^, »»~~lot«>? ^ January 27, 1920. •> • - V Cpl. Clifford M. St. Clair, is expected to arrive home soon for ;i visit with his parents, Mr. and Mr.s. Charles St. Clair. Cpl. St. Clair recently returned to the States after spending the past 26 months; overseas in the Asiatic-Pacific theater of operations. Wallpaper and Sewall Paints LEWIS PAINT STOKE London: A. W. Hughes, Australian premier, speaking at Melbourne yesterday, said the next war wojuld probably break out in the Pacific, according to a Central News dispatch from Sidney. "We must be ready with a sufficiently numerous army to say 'thus far and no farther'," he is quoted as saying. "We are hedging about with nations which last after this country." Mrs. Curtis Slron<? of Moran whu is a patient at St. John's ho.spital is reported to be seriously ill. Friends of G. A. Riley, formerly of lola, will be sorry to hear that he underwent an emergency operation yesterday in Eureka. Culif., and is Mrs. J. C. Pulley and hrr daughter will be dismissed from St. John's hospital tomorrow and lakeii to their home lierc: WAUGH FUNERAL HOME— 38. Mrs. Marie Merrill, propriet-or of Maries Beauty .shoi), who has been 111 ^vlth pneumonia for the last t^o wrt'ks is recovering and hopes to be buck at work the of the ww'k. ^ I'ire Recapping and Vulcanizing Zi-Houi' Service ) On passenger and truck tlrea —a^l worjc 'dopp in lola. GUY OUVEB : Vulcaniziug and Tread Service ............., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mankle are expected home this week-end from Del^lb, III., where they have been vlslltog Dr. and Mrs. Don Frantz and;Mri Ralph McBee. Treatment for Keeping Rugs . and Carpets Clean POWDER-ENE Is :in ideal cleaner for your rugs and carpets, is ,racommended by the Bigelow-Sanford Carpel Company, Inc. Sleeper Furniture Store Railph Klbbe of Yates Center is a patient at St. John's hospital, receiving i^edical treatment. SLEEPER MORTUARY, PHO, 72. Mii and Mrs. Leonard Rumscy of Wichita arc the parents of a daughter born January 24. and have named her Pamela. Mrs. Rumsey is the" daughter of Mrs. Louise Steefr. Mrs. Alta Leafty has received wc^d of the death of her grandson. Gordon Fieldhig, January 24. He w^ thp six moiJths old son of Mr. ai^ Mrs. Alvb'Fieldiijg of Durango. Ctao. . OSTEEMOOB MATTRESSES iOO'r AU Feh Made for 53 Years W.' H. WOOD FtlRNITi'RE Miss Ltona Hill, who underwent an'appendectomy at St.: John's hos- pifyl a week ago, is improving. WAUGH FUNERAL HOME— 36. Mrs. Louise Steele is in Denver, Colo., where she is caring lor lier dattghter - in - law, Mi-s. Clarence Steele, who recently imdei-went major siirgery. Washington: An indictment of the army air service was delivered m the Senate today by Senator New, in opening debate on his bill proposing the creation of a separate department of aeronautics to "combine all governmental air activities. He charced that the service had Ijeen a failure and that the present army planes were "very near obsolete." "If we were to have trouble with any foreign government, Mexico, for example," said Senator New, "wo would not have any fast pursuit planes by which we could go across the border. We'd have to go to a foreign government to get planes of that type." seriously ill. He is Mrs. Harold Baker. the father of were We NEW L0.4NS . . . totaling nearly S70.000.00 made by us during 1944. . . ^. helped 55 local families get started on the road to home owTier- ship. ... If you are a renter, let us help you get the same ^ start. . . . Come in and we'll explain our Dlan. I SECURITY BLDG. & LOAN !ASS\. A REMINDER In Germany the race for BerUn is on from cast and west. Here at home soaring confidence has returned. Russia's stock has boomed again. And pools of two-bit bets on when the war will end are once more in evidence. As my contribution to the general chorus of optimism I should like to repeat a classic definition by General of the Army Eisenhower: "War is like pushing a heavily loaded wagon up a steep hill in a ft)g and never, knowing when you are going to reach the top. So you have to push like hell all the time." NEW TALENT TO THE FORE llie War Manpower Commission has announced that It will conduct an inventory of male labor employed ill the vending and amusement machine Industry Of Grtater Cleveland, Ohio, with an eye toward putting the men to work at highly skilled jobs in armaiherit plants. Anyone who ever watched one of these wizards set aright the Ugh^ complicated innards of a cigarct Editorial—The fact ha.s Ijccn brought out In connection with the widespread Inquiry an to the manner In which the public money is being spent, that in the shin building work at Newport News the rate of pay for piece Work is ,such thiil many laborers, colored a.s well as white, earn from $25 to $30 a day. The laborer Is worthy of his hire, but why $9,000 a year should be paid to a man engaged in eov- ernment- work who would think himself well paid to receive $1,000 in private employment does not appear.—Charles P. Scott. A committee from the Lincoln P-T. A. purchase dthis weec and presented to the .school sixty | water glasses, spoons and forlts, ai; well as several i)icccs of new equipment for the kitchen. The gifts to the school wore purchased with thii proceeds from the P-T. A. carnival which was hold last fall. SPOT CASH For I'sed I'urnituri> Phone 190 W. H. WOOD FIRMTLUE Mr. iiiul Mrs. L<'oniii-il Sutti of Meade, Kas.. visited here day for a short time Pittsburg. Kas. They left small daughter. Sue, with her mother. Mrs. Ed Sutherland, I longer stay. Mrs. Sutherla staying at the liome of Mr. an^ Charles Sutherland for a few il.-ind jyesler- enrohte to. their ^rand- for a id is Mrs. [weeks. NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION lola. Kansas. Jan. 26, 1945. I To the Voters of the City of lola.; Kansas: | You are hereby notified that a : Primarj' Election will be held m the ! City of lola, Kansas, on March 20, 1945. for the nomination of the following officials: One Candidate for Comiru-ssioncr of Hnance and Revenue. Three Candidates for Member of Board of Education. One Candidate for Trea.surpr of Board of Education. Voters in attached territory for school purposes will be entitled to vote for members of Board of Education and for Treasurer of Board of Education. T. E. SHANAHAN. [SEAL] City Clerk. (It 27 (2) 3-12. SERVICE! Cambridge. Neb.. Jan. 27. (APi— O. Don Harpst of the Cambridge Clarion says It's the speediest action he's ever seen of a newspaper ad bringing results. A man was in his office writing a "lost" ad to recover his dog when in walked the dog. MEN WANTED l«-65 Work on MKT Railroad APPLY VIRGIL HERSHEY 624 North Chestnut Hood" for Mi-s. Elizabeth Stith and students from the dramatics club of tl|e junior high school presented twp puppet plays. "Little Red Riding and "The Enchanted Horsi' the pupils of Lincoln school yesterday afternoon. The following i>eo- ple had part in the program Marlyn Evans, Barbara Coutant, Nancy Lawrence, John Shanahan, Arnold Wlnkleman, J. D .Stafford,! Paul OmdolT, Betty Remsberg, palton Smith, Jim Limes, Olene Isteele, Phillip Waugh and Madcsic isaaki J^iss Carol Remsberg left yesterday for Manhattan, where she will be*the guest of Miss Jackie Cox and Mi,ss Katheryn- Brainard. who are students at Kansas State college. She will return Tuesday. Since 1881 SEALY TUFTLESS MATTRESSES Pre-War Quality and Price S39.50 CURTIS FURNITURE ;,5taff Sgt. Bin Riley, wlio has been stationed in India for. two ^years, lai~)ded at Miami, Pla., Saturday, Ja^mary 20. He is visiting ills parents, , Mr. and Mrs. G. A,, Riley, in Eureka, Calif., before comijig to loig. to see his sister, Mrs. Harold B^kcr, and other. rcla ,tive5' and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Klause are the parents of a daughter born January 25, at St. John's hospital. Mrs. Klause's sister, Mrs. Lyle Holloman, is also at St. John's hospital with a son born January 20. NOTICE Due .to the shortage of news print The Register Is printing fewer ' cx_«'«'' copies of each issue. Subscribers wishing to purchase several copies of any particular Issue are asked to place their order in advance, if possible. Extra copies can be sold onl^ as long as they last. Pvt. John L.'Lockwood. who hii;; spent the past 26 months overseas In the Asiatic-Pacific theater of op- .orations, has returned to the States. After reporting at Ft. Leavenworth, he will vlKlt his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R.; Lockwood in lola. Word has been received here that Pvt. Frank Limbocker, son of Lt. Col. iind Mrs. Thomas Limbocker, and Pvt. Cliarlos. Walters Jr., .son of cHarles Walters Sr., are now undergoing the Army Air Forces Tralnhig .Comjnand's processing at Kessler Field,. Miss. Their tests will determine their qualifications as prc- ttvlatlon cadets. THISCURtOVS WORLD •A DEgR;PElNS 'THE THAN /B.oo6^&-r «AiC!NLY NWS'T'EEN. \ tVniCH OF TH£PE IS A BIRp'/^ OLiZ LINE OP 5I&HT IS Ai.VVe <5AZE ATTHE HENCE .THE NAME, WHICH WAS ,61VE,M If BY THE 6REEKS. ANSWER: fBi'bwn Creeper. fiZrOh Babidfeps «« ffMd «nd baf WAY OUR PEOPLE —^ LIVED ^s.'^oodu^^ Copyright. E. P Durron & Co., 1944; Distributed by NEA Service, Inc. ~(^VK YOUNG MEN IN THE COLD RUSH IV 7I- mj\:uy will! M utlier wagons the Biv4sun ouHil loft St. Jo:-.M en 30 of Die year 1849. Tlicrc '.vcix;'GI i )L 'rsons in this ex• •I 'c'itiun—.'jj men, three women .nnd .'ix cjiildrcn. One of the vcmcn, w\nj:c name v.'us Anna C-cwdy, benstcd that she was cither 80 pi'-'S" years old, but she didn't remember which. She cculd chop clown a t ]C'e v.ith an I '.vc, fooli.a inoal, treat a sick ox, Vr.W .'iOL -ks and undershirts, and help repair ajjroken-down wagon, all ;'.s pari cI the day's work. The two other women were middle-aged farmers' wives who accompanied then- husbands. One of them liad three of the six children on 'the '<!K!)odition and the cthci' v.ifo Jiai: tv.'o. Tlic remaining cliild .was -* boy of 10 who was going aciloss ^'.'ith his father. .•\ndrcw Gol'don kept a diai-y of the trip. • •• .\pril AV.- ^-nt off tlii.s iiiorti- ins'. f!<-;tr. cc'i-^ AVi- brniprllt tv.o rrjii!r>V >'-.'-;.i-.'-(ir',\-—not to jnill the f'r: ihr oxen du Lhat, hul for tuo .if us to ride. Tlic otlicr two riiif "on tin- w;i:^on. M.v ^>-oM'.• ilrov t:'iif oy^'U lodiiy. and 'J'onini\" .^.it \\ ilji liiin. .T;il:'^ and I roje tlif iKiil'"-. I .-ilway:; thoufflit lUo prairi's u'i ro a.s a floor, but no" :-o til. >- hnv-' a ^ort of ivavv loul.. lil;.:; tliu sra with hil- i.s lo I).- rooV: thi- nr;;t week aii'l ij'\t '1:. I'f tty fcood tliii'iir loi,l :-.lii. im I'orl 1 inly i>Irnty i .f it- ti.'o'on. i'»rpTi.^. coffo". brrad l-rou.^Jit, from ,'. ,Io .iriod fic:.*'. milk fro:, St. .)/,,• . . .,11 of lis ,ns tired ;r- faini Intndu tli" i»lou'inc^ ora.^fin. .M.-iy (i, \','c- ilrcif.I a loader to- d,-)y lor ilii>! e \|i. (iiiion of Iway- oiis. Joliii I'ctcr Ciilieii v\ us selLCt- (Fiviiecs Ilalbe) "KVEKY SOIL IS A CUIUS" iVachcl Lind.sayi If every •.tiul is'a circn,'; With calil'ipc .iHtl eli.wil.':, Witli rque.slric 'iijics ijikt beiiiitUiiI incens. In t.heir white and fleecy (,'owns; If cvciy ',i )ul i .H.ii ci .'Xii.s Beneath the bifi tops dome, What a gay pawidc When the trek^is made Ou the road thAt leads us home. —c. o. c. ell by vote. Wo .111 voted, including llio tliree won;* a and the yoiinp .sprout.s .still iindi r a^-e. There wa.s no opposition. .\fl<-r the election Cullen wan .sworn in on a Uib!,-. llu tlien Kitve us a tall; .silting- on his bay marc- out on Uo- prairie while ilii- re."t of lis Htooil around and listened. Hi- let ns Know, in no une, rlaiii lerni:-. that v..- had choHeii him. of our o\'. ii free will, ..s tile bosn of till,- oiiKil. ami he intended to keep oriler in this "eara- van.' as he called it. and he warned all of. us to hel]> him. The selection of leaders arose from necessity.. The caravans were, for most of tlieir journey, far away from sheriffs and courts, and there was no legal method of handling these crowds of men, some of whom wore desperados or fugitives Irvm justice. The leadei-s. were usually given authority, by tlie consent of those who elected them, to keep order; to regulate the progress of the westward marcli; to see that the sick and disabled were taken care of; to punish thieves and other transgressors; to put a stop to drunkenness and disorder of all kinds. They were supposed to call a jury to pass on serious misdemeanors. Criminals were occasionally executed after a jury trial. The juiies—or the leader— sometimes expelled members o£ the caravan for quarreling, or for stealing, or for doing injury to the wagons and animals of others. « * * M.'ty 7. This is my week as cook for tho parly. I dri'ad it, yet it inusi be done; In tiie first place there is no wood to be liad to build a lire, and we- have to d.-jiend on dried buffalo ciiips. 'I'hat moans lliat the cook and one ofh«r n'. b'ast for ever.v watron must rang" Ihe pr.-iirb—soineiim.s for miles— looking- fur tlie droppings of buffalos.. lirfwevor. 1 croi lip tliri-e pi-ftty por .d meals toriay wiih a j ^i -nerons ainoiiriL of coffi -e. We i'aniped i),v liiile Ktream toniplit, .so 1 wa.sbed alt t .iu tin plates. Usually \vu just I CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK I •> THURSDAY The Women's Society of Clirls- liai) Service of the First Mctli- odist church will meet at 2:30 p. m. at the church. A :s|)eclai program is being planned. wipe llieiii with .-i 1-hith ami (,-o :i; Ihal. We al .so tilled the ..... t .-r barrel. So far v.e have liad • » trouli!<- in lindinir urass fi,r lb- o\.-n ami liorKes. i'he prairii: la jusi (OK- hi;; lio-ado\'.'. .May S Opeiod oni- of -ln' rnns .,f bei-f today, and it as just line. I \\ leh now \\-e liad boii;^hI mor'. than si\ cans it. ,MI voii Im ,o. l<i do is lo lo .-il 11 a litlb-. It wa.'l noi <-nont;h for the four of us, riu 1 fri,-d some bacon. W'e no t two w.-ii^ons eomintr brielc from the rroinisi-<l Land liul.-iy. Tli.. men \\-ith them loidied pretty weir d«iwn in tho mouth. Tl\»-y had not hi en to I '.nltfornin—ne \-ir i^i>t thoro. It S (-em»-iI that the Humboldt ilescrt. b.-id almost ruined tliein, aiul Ihi-.v turii.-d bac-k. Two of lli.-lr men died of cholera: they had three b-fl. ami ih.-s.' had hollow.-•ICS ;ind caV 'd-in checks. and were about donu -d if Ihe look, for. Tin y said lli.- ini,-. but wh.-ii Dorcas Clas<; Moots With Mrs. Lcwftian Tile Dorcas, t; of llie Baptist church met Thur.sriay afternoon in j the home of. Mjs. Ebb Lewman. Mrs. A. R. Major gave the opening prayer and devotionals were conducted by Mrs. King Matney. An interesting icim- from Miss Lettic Archer, wlin ' is a missionary in Western China;^ was read by Mrs. J. H. Sowcrby. 'vlrs. Soweibj' also gave a report fin the recent South- cast Kansas Baptist convention held at Parsons Mrs. Lewmaxr was assisted by Mrs. Idella Johnson in serving refreshments during i%c .social hour. There were 13 membt'i-s present. •;• •:• Loyal Loaders Ckiss lias .Meeting ; Mrs. Dave Long. i;Oi South Sycamore, entertained the Loyal Leaders' cla-ss of the Christian church yesterday aftcijinon with Mrs. J. O. Myers, Mrs! S.^in Rou .sli. Mr:;, lOv.-i McKean an.d Mi' Riile l ,nnc assisting ho .-l('s .'.c.s. Mra. J. W. (-javin. jiresidcnt, \nc- sided. Mrs. \V\ W. Tttylor gave the devotionals,'a!(»iisted by Mrs. H. O. Hubbard, wlio' led tlie DJble allfj;- lance. ^ During tlie program Mrs. Ella Zimmerman cynductcd a guessing game and a.))l(jylet, "Tuesday Afternoon Cailing Club," was presented by Mi's. M. K. Cliryst and Mrs. Frank .Nogle. • ? 'rhf liostt 'Kst'^ .served vfin-stunt^nlt^ t(j two guests, Miss Lucltuia McDowell and the Rev. E. W. Harrison, and to the 37 members. <i <. f'hristiaJi Ladlts Aid At iiriflith Hone Mis. Joiui (irlfTiMi opened her home Thursdi-y afternoon to the General dlvislrn of the Ladles' Aid of the Christlali church. Mrs. A. B. Stroup. Mrs. EA-a McKean and Mrs. Frank W. Ta>lor were a.ssisting hostesses. y Mrs. J. W. Ciavin gave the devo- tionais, using <?s her subject, "Kansas Hproes."^ An interesting program followet., "Sunshine in the Heart." a du't, was .sung by the Rev. and Mr .vE. W. Harrison. Mrs. J. L. Mafl5it*g4>ve a reading. "The Trail." Two piano seleclion.s. "Im- IMomptu" and "Whispering Hope," were presented by Mrs. J. C. Glass. Mrs. C. A. Hubbard n-nd a group of jwem.s and a Kansas t(tiiz was conducted by Mrs. Joiin Page. A gift was ijresented to Mrs. H. A. Snyder us the oldest Kaiwun );resent. During the business session Ihe group voted to donate $5.00 to the infantile paralysis fund. Refreshments were served to the 42 members and to 3 guests present. pralrip is ea.^y ;;o- yeui Bet Into Un h countrv i! wa." Just hell .•mil I hieli w:iicr all the tinn'. .Mso be- I war,- of the Indians when we arff I furllier along:. I i « S: i'TPHE popular song of the gold -•- rush was Oh. Susannah. It was not only popular witli the gold seekers, but also with everybody else in 1849. and is still sunt: by many, because of its catchy tune. Here is tlie chorus, as-at war; sung originally: Oh, Susannah, don't you cry for me, I'm off for Alabama with my banjo on my knee. The gold seekers changed the Inst line to "I'm off to California with my wash bowl on my knee^ The "wash bowl" mentioned for the purpose of washing out the gold nuggets. Besides singing Oil, Susannah and playing accordions and banjos the chief diversion of tliese pioneers was card playing. As soon as the day's journey was over the cards came out. They pl.r/ed .scvcn-up, as n rule, varierl .^KI^W and then b.y a session of pc!!r-?i-. Tlie playing was invariably for money stakes', no gold seeker would think for a moment of playing just for .imusement. (To Be Continued) HISTORY REPEATS Norris City, 111., Jan. 27. (APi — Like father, liko son. Corp. ' Kenneth C. Inboden. stationed in the Meditcirancun wui theater, married a French girl. •Vvonne Jeanne Clnl, in Algiers, tin war department :innounced. The news was familiar In Norrls City. His father, Arthur Inboden, also married n French girl wlillo over- .sea.s in World War I. She is Corp. Inboden'.s mother. AT FIRST JIGN OF A Cold Prepaiations as diieHita Rock of Ages BeaatT N<^W and FOBEVEB WiLUAMS MONUI^BNT WORKS —Aath^rlzed Dealer— 35 Years In tola V.Ji EVANS TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE TTPEWBtrkBS TO BENT All M«k«s •( Typewitten MACHINES CASP BEGISTEBS MALES An Wotfc Gasnat«e4 C B O fm Fna Frtfimito IM E. JTs ^tlwi Phebe 1S98 WANTED Urgently Needed Now TO HELP BUILD NAVAL ORDNANCE PUNT AT CAMDEN, ARKANSAS BY- \ WINSTON, HAGLIN, MISSOURI VALLEW. AND SOLUTT {Prima Contractors) GOOD PAY FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE JOT Time and half for overtime. Food and lodging available on the job for workers at $1.00 per day. Excellent working conditions ... Help baild this plant so vitally needed by our fighting forces. Hiring on the Spot and Free Tranisportation Furnished at Every UNITEDSTATES SERVICE. OFFICE IN KANSAS If you are now engaged in an essential activity at your hlgbeiit skill, do not apply. Men under 21 miut have mlnor'o release form ttigned by patents which can be obtained at im- plojrment OfBce. " '

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