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PAGE FOUR THE lOLA REGISTER 1862 CHARLES F. SCOTT- -I9U ASGELO SCOCT, PnbUsher. Entered at the lola, Kmsas, Post Office u Second Clasa Hatter. Telephone (Private Branch Exchange Connecting All Departmente.) BUBSCRIPTION RATES Outside Allen and Adjoining.Conntiei One Year — »8.00 Six Mopths „ »3.00 „f 1.75 i'hree Months •, One Miintl. ..- - 76c In Allou and Adjoining Ooontiei 1)118 Ycir - »5.00 Six Monlhs »2-fi<' 'I'lireo M./nUi« _ —.... *1-S0 (tnc Month ; Obc iu Knnhod add 2% «ale« tux to above rate*. MKMUKIt AHHOCIATED PKESS Tlie J(.'i,'i»l"'r nirricii the AitHocinK-d PrOM •»)ii>rl liv Hpi 'rlnl Iwntwl wire. The Ai>»o- <i;ilii(l I'lisH It i-x(liii.ivcly entitled to uae r .ir ri'UUlilicatlon of all newi diiipatcb*! (Tcdilixl to it iir not iithcrwlito crpdlti-d in IhiH jMii /cr iiMil alni> till! UM'III «(•*« published hflP '-in, All richtu o/ republication «J •pedal dispntcliei herein are «I »o reaerved. Bible Thought for Today If we are working; Wth'^od we need have no doubt (hat all will work out, for the best in the end: Thou wilt keep him In perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee.—Isa. 24:3. AFTER BERLIM. ^ ; More and more indifc£ffii<ms point .0 the probability that the capture oi Berlin will not end the European war. Already there,- -are reports of the government making pl^ns to move to another city, of - citlzen.s -being evacuat^^-»even of plans to "scorch" Berlin factories iind utililie.s before capture fo keep ihem from being u.seful to the con- (|iierors. These report.s are simply in line with the expressed and apparent intention of the German.s to fight clear tlirough to the bitter end. Even .so, I don't .see how the war c:in last VERY long after Berlin has fiillcn. Where will the armies ;;o? Wliat will they do for trans- IHirl :ind .sui)plios? The n-a.soii Bcrliti hiu; been ;i liViihc iiulii;try taryel for Allifd bumbcr.s i.s that it is literally the fenter and hub of the whole German war effort. All highways, all railroads, and all communications load to and radiate out from Berlin. It is the Chicago and Kansas City of Germany all rolled into one. Willi Berlin in Allied hands, the ))r()l)lcm (if .sujiplying German arm- ic.s wiih thr- barest es.sentlols of lo(j(l, iiasollnc. and ammunition will iH 'rnmc more than critical, it will bi'i'dinc iilni.).;! Iinpo.sslble. It Ls hard to .sec how they could con- ilniic ••ori.;ani/ed resl.stance" for more i;-.an the briefest two or three weeks aftrv Berlin has fallen. After t!ia! Ilicy will inevitably be reduced to the .'-tatus of guerilla bands. Of cour.sc the Russians aren'f'in Berlin yet. And in spite of their amaziHH advance, the only sizeable German force.s completely cut off nr -annihilated" are the 200,000 or so in Ea.st Prassja. There is still ilto possibility of the regrouping of forces and a tremendous' pitched l):itlip before Berlin falls. constitutional. It certainly is time something were being done—and done right. i "FREE LABOR" In a letter to all house membeis today. President William Green of the APL called for defeat of the proposed limited national service legislation for men between 18 and 45. He contended that it Is contradictory to be fighting to stamp out totalitarianism abroad "while at the same time through the enactment of legislation we Impose It upon free labor here at home." If it is "totalitarianism" to require Americans to give up unessential work in time of war, what is it to require them to give up all work, not to mention family and home, and go out and risk their lives in battle? Is there any reason why "free labor" can't stand a little compulsion in time of v?ar along with everybody else? Would Mr. Green suggest a vol- ijnteer army? Would he suggest voluntary price control? Voluntary rationing of scarce commodities? Voluntary selling and buying of critical war materials? Voluntary income tax rates? Every "free" American citizen expects to Ije subjected to all Vinds of "totalitarianism" compulsions in time of war: it is the only possible way a war can be run. To argue that it is "contradictory" to enforce compulsions upon American labor in time of war just because, totalitarian countries do the same thing in time of peace is plain silly. lag -IOIARECaSTEB, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 29, 1945. i ' - • "Who Won?" t 25 YEARS AGO t * Item* Fran The V^rlster * •:• January 29. 1930 •:• I • Mr. Chas. P. Scott and Mr. Baxter McClain went to Topeka yesterday for the Kansas Ehiy activities. Mr. Scott Ls on the anniversary program of the Native Sons of Kan- .sas today. Mi.ss Irene Skinner was hostess to the Plus Ultra and the Young Men's class of the Trinity Methodist church on Tuesday evening. The evening was spent with music and games. At a late hour refreshments were served to the following: Mr. and Mrs. O, Randall. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hammond, Mr. and Mrs, Willis Pereau, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Graf, Rev. and Mr,s. W. B. Hugg, Mrs. Roy Anderson, Mrs. Oathe Lane, Mrs. Myrtle Dressier, Misses Ethel PhilliDS, Hazel Phillips, Iva Michael, Addle Kunkleman, Amy Anderson. Mae Kunkleman, Edith Kunkleman, Ruby Osbom; Messrs. Earl Moore, Albert Alley. Harold McGuffin, Henry Porter, Paul Williams, Ralph Anderson and Wynn Hugg. NO LABOR POLICY Now that a federal judge has de- c-idf'd tliai the pre.sident exceeded his ;vv\ihority in ordering the army tu .sie/e Mont°cimery Ward's, even tiio.se who .shouted the loudest protests when the action was taken have .sobered up con-siderably, wondering just what effect it will have on our war-time labor dispute machinery. Everyone agrees that the quicker the case is appealed to and decided by the .supreme court the Ix-lter. The whole thing gets back to the .simple and .sorry fact that the United States has had no true and agreed upon labor policy since the war began. It needn't have been that way. If it had, upon at the right tli ri'.sentatlve.s of labo and government could ii nation-wide labor'''', whii'h could have t! •SOME labor policy up; KUild have iinvecd. Tlirii confcre.s.s could have enacted leuisUillon dearly and compre- lirn.slvely Implementing Xfyat policy with enforcement machinery. En- furcemcut then would have had to be aijplled only to the recalcitrant "fringe" instead of to the whole body of labor and management as has been the case these'past three years. It .still isn't too late for such a conference. A war-time labor policy still needs to be formed because the war certainly isn't yet over. And a reconversion labor policy is perhaps even more important. What will our ' labar objectives be after V-Day in Europe? After V-Day in Japan? ' My chief complaint against the Roosevelt administration has always been that it can't make up its mind. It invariably temporizes, compromises, and improvises instead of ^adopting a clear-cut policy and .sticking to it. , Nowhere, goodness knows, has this characteristic been more painfully evident than in the field of labor relations. The pay-off is now, as we discover that .the patch-work which is called a policy is so vague and Ill- formed that it apparently isn't even Kditorial: Of all the ineffable and unutterable and indefensible, intolerant, intolerable rot that ever got into senatorial speeches or into ordi- narilv sensible newspapers the worst is the talk we have heard so much of for the last year about the United States "signing away our American Independence" if it enters into the League of Nations. The independence of America could not be signed away even if ijoth Houses of Congress and the President should deliberately intend and attempt to do so. ITiat it would be rehnquished merely as an incident to our membership in a world organization is preposterous. We have no quarrel with the man who opposes the League of Nations because he thinks it wouldn't work, or because he thinks it will make trouble uistead of averting trouble; but it is hard to keep our respect for a man who opposes the League and gives as his "reason" the assertion that to join it would put an end to American independence.—Charles F. Scott. HUGE NUGGET Holterman's nugget, a mass of gold mixed with rock, found in a reef at Hill End, New South Wales, Australia, in 1872. was valued at $60,000 but would be worth nearly $125,000 today. The whole mass of the nugget weighed 7560 ounces. HUMBOLDT. Jan. 28—Youth 's Week was observed yesterday t(y t|ie Presbyterian church here, with the morning worship at the church conducted entirely by the young people of the church. Miss Grace Van Nice gave the call to worship, and presided over the worship sery- ice. Music was provided by the Antiphony choir, directed by Mrs. J, L. Parkhurst.v Talks were ma^e by young people of the churcjh, using as the theme for the worsh|ip service, "Christ is Lord." . Young people appearing on the program were: Miss Leah Mae Wright, Peggy Jo Townsend, Miss Hel^ Hixon, Stanley Morgan, and Robert Redding. Ushers were: Marl<j>n Manlon, Herbert Garvle, Robert Parkhurst, and Curtis Van Nice. An offering was received for young people's work. ! Mrs. Flora Lyons was hastes."* to the SurLshlse Thimble club Thurs day, with a covered dish luncheon at her home. Members iM-ought food for the fine dinner, and all enjoyed a most pleasant time together. The afternoon was spent with needlework. Those attending the meeting were: Mrs. A. C. Sterling. Mrs. C. W. CarroU, Mrs. E. R. Wllllams< Mrs.'Robert Jones, Mrs. Carl Nelson. Mrs. Arthur Jackson, Mrs. Prank Rhodes, and the hostess, Mrs. Lyons. Mrs. Ivan Hack was hostess to the Finesse club Friday afternoon, with a meeting in her home. The afternoon was spent with bridge. Mrs. Hack played high score, with Mrs. J. J. Willenburg following with second high. Mrs. Lewis Haskins will be hostess at the next meeting of the club. Mrs. J. Fred Schmidt was a guest. Members present were: Mrs. Grace Barrackman. Mrs. Lewis Haskln, Mrs. J. J. 'WlUenburg. Mrs. Vernon Kemmerer, Mrs. A. C. Sterling and the hostess, Mrs. Hack. Miss Ethel M. Rose came down on the train Friday night for a visit with home folks here. She specially made the trip to see her nephew, Lieut. Don Ooe, and Mrs. Coe. of Seattle, who have been here visiting his mother. Mrs. A. D. Coe. Miss Rose has returned to Kansas City to resume ber duties as instructor in the Kansas City schools. Mr. and ^rs. Lewis Haskins have returned from Washington, D. C.. where they visited Mr. Haskin's brother, Lawrence Haskln and family- Mrs. A. C. Sterling has received word that her brother. Randolph Shoemaker, who was recently reported as seriously 111 at Orange, Texas, Is slightly Improved. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Nessel are In Houston, Texas, where they are visiting Mrs. J. D. Tole and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nessel and filmily. Lieut, and Mrs. Don Coe left yesterday for Joplin, where they will visit a brother of Lieut. Coe. Robert W? Coe and family. They were accorffpanled to Joplin by Mrs. A. D. Coe, and Miss Ethel M. Rose. Mrs. Coe will visit there for several days, but Miss Roise boarded a train at Jd^lin last evening for Kansas City, i ^ J. C. Neil, of Ft. Scott, second congreisslonal district census enumerator^ was in Humboldt Thursday checktag up on the census for the farmsjin this area. The farm census c^nva-ssing is well under way here. In spite of Illnesses and other setbacks, which have delayed the workers. Lieut. Malda Beth Barnett, who is stationed In the Aleutian Islands in the U. S. Army Nurses Corps, was rtx;ently granted a leave from military duty, and she. with another "nurse from the corps, spent the time In an excursion to Mt. McKinley in Ala.ska, according to word received here by Lieut. Barnett's mother, Mrs. Eulalla Barnett. In Sf recent .survey of boys reading nvaterial, which was conducted by Mrs. Grace Barrackman. it was found." that of the 45 boys interviewed, most preferred Popular Mechanic^. Life, Reader's Digest, and Saturday Evening Post, in the order n?med. THIS CURIOUS WORLD WITHOUIT WHICH OUR FARM LANDS WOULD BE ALMOST ARE' THE CHIEF CAU5E OF EROSION, WHICH IN THE UNITED STATES DOES ANNUAL DAMAGE ESTl- .MATED AT ABOUT 3 ,844 MILLION DOLLARS. S OD TO CSOOTE.'' TO STRAI6HTEN A a ?0OKED BOARD, YOU MUST BENO RAVA \OND BISMAOH, T. M REC. U. a. PAT. OFF. 6LOOO DONORS =J HAV,'E HELPED AAAKE IT POSS:3LE TO SAVE. 97 our Or EVERT \00 WOUNDED A"AE)?1CANS. Live Cattle Ceiling Pric^ in Tcwday Washington. Jan. 29. (AP)—Ceiling prices for live cattle went into effect 'today, the last important basic fooil commodity to be put under direct ^price control. The Office of Price Administration sji'id the effect will be "to give buyers; and sellers—from cattle feeder.^ to retailers—reasonable assurance of fair margin between legal buying prices and legal selling prices so that they can do business profitsibly." Heretofore price ceilings have applied only to meat not to live cattle. The order establishes an "overriding ^ ceiling" on live cattle and calves'for each of 24 zones and 10 market centers. Thei)rder exempts cattle or calves sold for breeding or dau-y purposes and those sold by members of recognized farm youth organizations such a§. 4-H clubs, at sales approved by OPA. COLONY, Jan. 20.—The H. O. A. club; will meet with Mrs. Sylvia Helnrich Tuesday," February 5. Mr/i. Ruth "TbompsoQ was hostess to the Forget'rMe-Not club Thursday,, January'25. Mrs. Ida Holzapfel. vice .president.,, presided. Roll call was ajbout "Kansas", Miss Faye Car- mlchiiel gave the lesson, "Outstanding ration of 1944." She was assisted by Mrs. Jolin Schafges, Mrs. Roy Mitchell, Mrs. Ted Bogan and Mrs. Ida Holzapfel. During the social hour dainty refreshments were served to 13 members and two guests, Mrs. Franlf McClanahan and Ensign Trevar-Thompson. The club will meet Friday evening, February 9, at the home of Mrs. T. O. Osbom, with Mrs. Crockett as lesson leader. Ensign Treva Thompson arrived here the first of the week on leave to vlsH her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Thompson.' Mr. and Mrs. Kimsey and son who have been in Conway. Ark., have moved back to Colony ami havf moved to th'e property just north of Thompson's. Sgt. Herbert Jones, son of Matt Jones, ,who has been serving In the Southwest Pacific, has been sent back to the States and is now in the Brans Genieral hospital at Santa Pe. New Mexico. Mrs. 1 John Shaw left Friday for Fort Meade, Maryland, to visit her husband, Cpl. John Shaw, who is .stationed there awaiting overseas orders. Pvt. \ Aaron Kelley, paratrooper, has been transferred from Georgia to Port Meade, Maryland. Mrs. 'Ted Pehland is quite ill at her home east' of town. Mrs. ifeud Wllmoth spent the day Friday with Mrs. Una Threlkeld. Mrs. Donna Walker and Barry were alf day visitors Friday of Mi-s. Howard'Veteto west of town. Mrsi» .iJhester Taylor and Valerie called oh Mrs. Ralph Bunnel Friday afternoon. Miss Helen Neuenswander is visiting her^.sister Mrs. Ralph Bunnel and Mr.Bunnel and family. Add to Power Of P .38S Burbank, Calif.. Jan. 29. (AP)— The famed P-38 Lightning fighter plane, tn its newest version, is 6 per cent speedier than any of the previous It models, and carries a heavier bomb load than the early B-17 bomber; Lockheed Aircraft Corporation announced. Among Its dlsclosable features are a roundtrlp rahge of 3,000 miles, enabled.by additional gasoline tanks; ft speed exceeding 425 miles per hour: a 4,000-pound bomb load; a celling of more than 40,d00 feet, and a powe/-dlvc velocity bt some 575 miles p«r hour, the company stated. Hydraulic aileron boosters give the pilot "tiie strength of 10 men" in operatb;g the controls. Lockl^eed calls It the "on to Tokyo" model. : Dr. Wayne B. FitukiM OPTOMETRIST Bennetti AfeeD, Opttdia Fbenem N£XT: Is the sun ever straieht overhead at noon? V. J. EVAN§ T^EWRTTER JBXCHANGE TVI*1£W1UTBB8 TO BBNT ASBbkeaoC' A|>DINO MACKINKB ilO WMk OnmiteM Ci^ f«r n «e EatlBBto EXAMPLE Lo3 Atlgeles, Jan. 29. (AP)—Smoke from an: Incinerator was drawn into a theatre by the ventilating system. A fir«*man, who. didn't give his name, Itearned the source of the smoke, then decided to quiet the crowd ol^ 900 who were jamming-the exits. : . "If we'fe going to leave." he shouted, "let'f; leave qidetly." .And then added: "fm a city fireman, and I'm going to see the rest of the picture." Most of the others decided would, too. IT PLAYED, TOO Benjamin Franklin invented the "armonic^i," a cabinet containing a series of glass bowls capable of giving forth the potes of the scale. The original lastrumenl is in the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. they WAY OUR PEOPLl LIVED ^ CopytV- ^ Dutwn & Co.. 1944, DnnibuKa by MEA Stnle*. Inc. FOUR YOUNG MEN IN THE GOLD RUSH ^^y^ June 7 Laramie V they reached Eort and stayed there resting for two days. The pi around the fort was white with tents and wagons. The epidemic of cholera that had begun along the Mississippi dviring the sprint; of thai year had reached Ihij. point in Wyoming. About a dozen ca.scs were reported at Laramie when the Cullcn train airived. John Ciillen .set up his camp li^i- the 15 wagons about half a ;nik' from the main body of emigranis. Then he visit-'d each wagon and. gave positive orders that no water was to be drunk until it had been boiled, and ail food of every cic- .scription was to be wrapped in cloth until people were ready to oat it. No one in the train was sick, but Andy Gordon records the relief they all lelt when they got away from Laramie. They had remained there two days lo ha\e some repairs made to thiee of the wagons. .tunc- 12. .As the trail sot's niii!;Ii- , r w.' nt'oil .'I i i;." I'ilcy di tliitl.u.^ \t::\\ jKoji!,- liav.- lliiHiwn ;iv ..i.\- lo litilit. 11 lli.il- loiui.s. Tiii.': uMs a 'ia.v nf .s,.-. Ill .s of altaiuioiii-il prdp- i-ri.v: .•-;io\<-H. l,Ia< l :Kiiiitli WJOIS. mai- li-i-s.'-;<-.s. nokillji litt-ii .'iil.'^. and pri>- \-isi'iii>: of IA ,•!->- kind .*»lriin(r along 111'' road- 'rinTf was al.so an aban- iiniif-il watroii \'.-,ih hroUi-n UKU-.S. W'- 'lia\-'- IH-I-11 .'^i -.-in;;- il.-ail aiiiiiial.-^ ri-iMil III-- ila.v. l.iil lo.la.v \v.- i-aw thi--',- lU :v«l nnili-s '.uul an -ox lying liy iliL- siil- of LIU- road. Out of a spirit of malice those who had to abandon -.'roi -isioii? often rendered Ihcm uscles;^. Sujar liad turpentine poured o\ cr it: lloiu- was scattered over the {{round, and clothe.s v.-ere lorn to pieces. Here and there, as an c -x- ' mo.sl of t'ne desert !und.s. bui there icptioii, lood.sluffs v .cro Icll in | was no v.ay t^ get around the j;f>od order witli a nies;-.igo ias- i Huniboldl Desert of Nevada, tened ori the lilc .ellin-', the finder to nelp nim.seli. News :oL r . pubiir .vas sometimes attaclied to ooara.s iini -i, up in a pr -•- ,em pia^e. On such .message read' "The ..att nere i„ poison, and we lavt lost six cai- tle. Do not lei your- cattle drink from this creel:. ' AT Pociitello 'n Idalin — on July (i—the trail lunied t the s uthwo n 1 diiy "ter the caravan _iu ed Nov.ida. si OS the C (jrocession o 1!) wagons th -re were inu other trains tnfjell- 47 AafiOi n all. In Goicic '' we read m the dca ,1 little gnl one ii tlu- three Jack.son childirn who were going across with cir parents. Gordon wrote. "A grav was duj by the side I th trail and Tonii'-; Plunkett pjinte >• name - nc th dale of he- death on ;i bo..rd uliich v ,-as spt up her grav - .She was buried with no more cere mony lan a .jray r by -Vir. Cullei" 1 shall never org tier .nothev. face s ...le luokec'. ba i-; Ironi the next -isc nd aw 'a oncly little grave on the prairie,'' Occasioi.ally 'hey encountered bands c ndian.- v ' o •cniec friendly. Somoti.aes the. x- chan'ged small -tides . ^ndiar trinkets. Ever, .ug V- they look precautions, lo .ve '.o. against an Indian Hack by nr.iiig a c, arc of all .Jio v agon. , loio ..lan -iO ol them, v.-ith .he - .opu. . thv. ccntcr. In. his jiiclosni. thoi 'v was not ejio'.igii - om " >r tin- -Vtlc, and tliey were t'ci outsidi- :quare i corral lormed o .opes. Six len '••ere. etailed each night to guard ae wagons and *aie cat- 'ie. The ^attle ,vere m some danger -om w Ji out >vheii ..hey I ppc cd le guards always drove them off /y irint lew .hots. 'yHE outfit, by loilov.-ing ;hc Wyon:in"-Idaho route, avoided which runs from "Winnemucca southwest nearly to Carson City. They i-eached the northern edge ' it on Augu.st 12. .\UKu.st 20. I hardly know wheth*. r iiiii .-xllvp or <l.-ud. ,M1 dity In a lila -.hif,' lu-at. with tho air BO hot luit in niovlne my liand throuifh r.-i'l as if i wor.t» llirusllnKT It mo 111.- Iiot air -vpr a. bed of coals. Ill .'iv,ii stHepf-r alwiiB'. w-lt -h ihelr ..iieui^' h.-ms'lriK out. I mean our K o >;rii do. bill tliti bi>ni>tx of nom* r 111 olli'-r wnsoiiH linvp xlmply I lid down lo d|o. Jn Fiifli oa .'vH i\-a t-amii>i wail; wn i-ur tlW 'm from I loir iriu-.-.-* and Itavo them lylUK ilii -i-i-, Our barrt-1 of w.-itwr holps. Thn i-iv,-r wau-r .-an lip ilninic wh»n It ilowiiiti —in nma.U iiuiKitlti<'it—but i. i' ilan:r'M'oii.*( (I ina.v way d»»adly> afi.r claiidM awhll . 'VVhy, i i-an 'i »nv. "Vi- h vi> vlnt-Kivr to l .oii down ;li.- IhroalN of the catllu \' ' I iii.-y -.liow HiK:ii!f of beliiK alk lied: it ots liclii. 11 i." iflinili to maUc imu'h proR- .- ill f d.-i 'p. .10 i^and. It I .H lil^.- 'ill 11 I, Th ittli- ari! In lip ' til IT '• f ^Qn and -we are ..iisiani! illed on lo \tut our - l:..iildi -i .< hi" .vhcci and help pits ('• wagoiiH -»u lJut not for ..111- o\\ . h<-' K. f,<i V cattle are piillii jily liqili >ai now. "he "Mullen a-ain o 15 wagons o til rough he desert all right, u ith 1 loss jnly one man, six oxt 111 nule. Th rain an hrough. Carson and nth Lak Tahoe. After tw aays est t igtown on the J. -sot Hiver they began the nountamotis ..seen., leading to the pass .cress thi. "ierr Nevada. Then, .as .eeling of gaiety in the xpeciition, .ith i great deal 1 .^noutiufe and laughter. They wert ,oar..ig aie :nd ' their long trail -hough the road up to the pas - was .'icredibly bad. ijv ^ntually they reached the top, more han 9000 feet above the leve' of .ne .sea. They could see or nany miles and the whole .jreen world of California lay before thcni. The members of the xpedition gathered and stooci awhile in silence, staring across the land. Then a spontaneous cheer arose; it rang and echoed among the mountains. "California, here we come!" (To Be Continaed)' in Bayard Clayton graduated in the . I class of 1932 of Mildred high .school. "'^*'^|He had at that time completed three BAYARD Weather, mud, etc., makes rather scarce around Here this week ^ ^^^^^^^ .^^^ Mr. and Mrs. Faye GiUham who; Later he again enlisted and .served ive been here since January 9 vts- 1 jj^^.^^ y^^^., jje had reenlisted and hav Iting his mother, Mrs. Joc GiUham and other relatives, left January 24 to retiu-n to their homo in Sprint;- fleld, Oregon. Last week they spent several days visiting relatives at Coffeyvllle and Parsons. They visited his brother, Roy Gillham and Mrs, OUlham in Osage 'Valley district from . Saturday until Sunday. They all spent Simdav afternooji together at the Floyd Gillham home. Miss Clarabelle Smith and Seaman Richard Garri.son called Friday afternoon on Mrs. Dennis Isaac. Richard is now a signal man aboard a .ship in the Pacific coast area, and has been spending a three weeks' furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Garri.son and family, Moran. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Norton have retmmed to Kansas from California and are spending the time with W. C. Warren, one mile west of Rising Star. Tliey will locate on the section on which Rising Star school stands when they get posse.<:sion. Ben Marrs who has lived on lUis section for about 12 years has rented a farm four and a half miles south of Moran. Lois Marrs attended Moran high school. Lt. Harold Baker is with the 14th air force in China. His ^jareuts, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Baker, hear from him quite regularly now. Lt. John A. Shptlar and Mrs. Shetlar spent 10 days at Miami Beach, Florida, when he was sent to Camp Ellington near Houston. Tex., where he will .be stationed several weeks. Mrs. Shetlar returned to her work as home demonstration agem at San Marcos, Tex. They were Christmas visitors at the parental John M. Shetlar home. Friends here extend sympathy t') Oscar Mills and Otis Mills. Greeley, and to Mrs. Carl Snodgrass. Moran. and Le.ster Mills. Pittsburg. Their son and brother, S-Sgt. Clayton Mills, was killed instantly in line of duty November 27. 1944, in Germany. When the Mills family lived business meeting held. Mrs. Don Rity will again be president, Mrs. George Ruxton. vice president: Mr.s. yej.rs of .service in the regular army.; McCoy, recording secretary, and Mrs, Dora Holeman. corresponding .secretary, and Mrs. Drury will be treasurer. Members attending were Mesdames Ray, Nevltt, Drury, Dixon. McCoy. Holeman, Weast, Olll Ruv- ton, and McCormack. Next meetlii,? Pebrup.ry 22 at the home of Mn. George Ruxton In Belfry district. Mrs. McCormack called on Mrs. John Shetlar Thiu-sday evening. Mrs. Shetlar says sh<; is feeling ever .so much better and stronger. Howard Hardy, Lone Elm, wa.s 4, business visitor at Bayard Thursday morning. He has i-ented Mrs. Myrtli Lusk's farm .south of Center Valley and will move about March I. Mi", and Mrs, Jesse Sayei win more Irom the Lusk farm to the fann north of Center Valley they bought last fall from P. A, Lantz. was stationed at Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands, at the time c-f the I'.ttack on Pearl Harbor, He was in Giceley and Moran last summer on a furlough visit, and had only gone to European theater of war in October. His commanding officer commended him very highly, Mrs, Roy Gillham visited her parents, Mr, and Mrs, Albert McBec, Monday afternoon. S. C, Frame and sons have loaded several cars of hay on Bayard :,id- ine the past week, Mrs. McCormack attended the January meeting of Mildred VV. S. C. S. held January 25 at the home oi Mrs. Lee McCoy, .Mildred. Officers were installed for 1945 and a Rock of Ages Beauty NOW and FOREVEB WILUAMS MONUMENT WORKS —Anttaorteed Dealer— SS Tean in loto PUBLIC SALE On atcount of the death of my husband. I will sell at Public Auction at the I <4a Sales Pavilion, lola, Kansas, beginning at 1 o'clock p, m,— ^HiJRSDAY, FEB. 1 One electric motor, 1 h. p.; 1 electric drill, press with, motor; 1 new automatic electric shallow well pump (with motor); 1 Jig saw; 1 small bujT feed! grinder;. 1 set of new U. S. harness; 1 electric sheep shears, new; 200' feet of 1-lnch, 3- trand roi5e, pre-war Milan, new; 50 feet of aft hose, new<; 50 feet of water hose; 2 chicken fountains, new; 1 gas hot water Unk; 20 rolls of new she^ wire,> 32-lnch; four 18- foot farm gates, new; 15 gallons red bam paint; 15 cedar posts; 40-foot extension: ladder,; new; IS-gallon oil lubcter; 1 blow ; torch; soldering irons an^ solder; 1 bench grinder; 1 bench ^i^; 1 layatory, new; 1 flush box and stool, new; l kerosene bath room heater; 1 set of pipe J dies. 1-in. to lU--in.: 1 set of pipe dies, M:-in. to 1-in.; 2 sets of socket wrenches. 7-16-in. to 1-in. with tool box; 1 box full of receptacles and boxes for wiring houses; 2 rolls of rubber tape and friction tape; pipe elbows; faucets; cut-offs; a number of plumbing L's and T's; nipples, all sizes: 200 feet -'i-in. new pipe; 40 feet lU-ln. new pipe; 100 feet ',a-in. new pipe; 1 set new wire stretchers; 100 lb. keg fence staples; 500 feet loom wire, size 14-2; 1 set woven, wire strechers. new; 1 set car chains; 1 hog track, new: 1 post auger, new; box end wrenches, full set; 6 pipe wrenches; brace and bits; number of small hand tools. TKRKS CASH—No property to be removed until settled for. Not responsible Ipr any accidents that may occur during sale. GEORGIA A. BRYANT, Administratrix CM- W. i. RILEY, Anct. ALLEN COUNTY STATE BANK, Clerk. SECRETARY'S HELPER The telephone book can be the secretary's "helper"—both at home and at the office. If she needs a carpenter for house repairs, a trucker to haul cinders, or a dealer who buys furniture- She can do her shopping quickly ... in the Yellow Pages. Or if the "boss" wants her to order office supplies, get fixtures installed, or get a pump repaired— All she needs to do is reach for the telephone bW)k. — '••'epo .rs

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