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   Belleville Telescope (Newspaper) - March 8, 1945, Belleville, Kansas                                Greatest Paid JCirculation oe Kansas Weeklies .AJConsolidation_oi_EfturtcLen^ftep� SEVENTYTIKTH YKAR - Nif. M) Schedulelists or 1945 Assessment County Com m iMsioncrn, Clvrk, and AsKcssors Draw Up Uniform' Sciilc. BELLEVILLE, RKHUBIJC COUNTY, KANSAS, TtlUUSl.)A^'.tiCVl S, I'Mf) PRICE: 6 CENTS Several Changes A�?.vt'!>:amvnt Kalvs on RcKi.s(cr�(l ('altif and Milk Cows Arc Up. The sOliodiilc! fur tmifonn vul-UJilioiis I'or Uu' 1!�15 iisscfjsimiiit iiiiWj ill pidKi't'ss, as iirraiiKi'd by tiio iKuiid of c'oiinly ooniniissidi)-- IMS. (.Ill- foimty olofk'1111(1 asscssovs, shows iiiei'OHsi'tl \'al  fijiriirf last year was $75. _^l'oiiiosj^|t^ili|'los,  jilugs and stallions will he taken at the .jikIk-inent of the assessor. Regional Tourneq"^"'^ """^ Begins at Beloit; Finals Saturdaij Itclluvillc Drawn l$yu In ClaH.s A I'lay. and Advances to Semi-Mnals. Five Sessions. .   ('oirrMandr~iMil(onvalv,       i Hjiddam and Athnd Aj;e (iivcn iSyvs in l^'irnt l{oiind. i -I'lur-flrstof rive sessions of rc-(iioiial liasUettiair play icot underway last iiiKJit (Wednesday) at !!el(iit. Seven Clas.s' A teams are (tomiielinn- in Uieii' ilivision. .'I'lic 12 Class H teams to partieipale are first and seeonil pface Winners at disti'it't tou'rnanients.anira few thirrl" place eontciulei's who were-invited. 'Kinal u'aiiies in Imdi divisions will lie playi'd Saturday Llliji'lll. . Fall of Cologne Forces Germans Across Rhine Nazi Wfsti'rn Front Is DlMintcKTatinjr Hcforc .'Mlii'd Advance. i.rc_Russians Reacli Baltic (iain.s on_lu:o_Ai:e_Slow; Liizon Ki�h( Nears End, Mac.'Vrlluir Iteports. The wcH'k of the Ked fh'o.ss" on liatllefi(;lils tlironu'lioiit the wm'id isi shown in tin; window display at. .the eoun'ty lieaihpiarters of tile .iinuial' Ked Cro.ss War Fihul drive wliich is now in pron'riss. The headtpiar-] t  eoLun.v.!s (piola for this | year's di'ive, i.-.' $d,ll(l(l.     Ci'idescope Stafl" pliotn.J    '      . Only ToO miles from MN)ky(> an(l WO fionr .soiilhei'n Japan, lla? (d^hi, siiuarVrhiiles <)f Ixvo litiia \Vio ,       i, ,.in .    i,,,,( i,       ,-i,    d..,! s......J,e._uu�t_ni to $80 _as compared    �.-'�-------:------^-,---------- with the ranjre of iflK) to $85 in ^           _        _                       ] .oy j. ni�'ri>M'T r;riniile�.-nliiP.�-.nnd-nireks-rn-z--l-TI*--~--_J_J...\SS.J. ..DISILLU- C; ri p pICK, p 11.1 ('.'(".n ird-^pac 1 will be valued at .iudjjment. I The y:reatest vaTiatioii from last year's figures is on cattle, where all  ajres of cattle, .both  full  fed j and roiijjh fed are valued $0 under uSt   year's ' u.s.'-iessment   fiKurus, ^with the exceptiiin of milk cows rtwo-year.s and over, not registered, which  have been  increased  from 180 to $100. According to the decision of the assessors, cattle six months to one year,- rou{fh f( il, will he listed, at $;!5, while those in the same aye jr�oup and full fecr will be^o.i. Catth" from one .vear to two years of a>r�' in'o t" lie assessed at $i>0 or $75 (Icpendinn: on'whether they are rout-'h fed or full fed. iSteers from two to three ycai's ko at $70 or $05 for roUK'h fed and full'fed. animals respectiyel.y. Those three years and over are listed at $8il aiitl $100. . Win Over Randall Team In Hasketlmll Finals I'layed .Saturday NiK'ht. Mankato Is Third Excellent Crowds Atiend All Toiirnev Sessions; Receipts Are .$S(M>.    7 TOIJKXA.MKXT KKSULTS (At t'ourtland) I'irsI Koimd fcuirtlaiul ol, Itepuldic 2.'! Ihirr Oak �!!� .-liorne. In the .other half (d' the lirael they were hard juessed jro at .S15. which is^$5. above lastLi'c4''-'^^-,i'JJ'"'''' ''>' "'^' ''!>iidall club. Other  K'oats  arc $5,   the i    The 'fiu'crs f(dl below their nor- � mal scoriiiK aveiiiKe ihuj^ [partly to the lU'essfire of tlieir' ulidefealed record. Only in the fourth quaiv ter wercthey able to break away for the winning margin m' :!.'i I'o Is scored 11 of were $:! a .year aj,'o. iCourtlands   l.^>  field  ;.oals.-:   'I'he in .year same as in 10.14. (;hick<'ns *ar,;' to he assessed at .S!(i anil $8 aclozen, ducks at $(! a (lo;',on, neese ai $10 a dozen, and turkeys at $24 a dozen.   St.ands of bees are listed at $5, whereas they I Haiidall's 27.   {'ofiiidi- ' i Courtland's   15  fiidd Prairie hay, both in stack and j \'i''t- _atul Ma,akalu_t.o(d; �iContlnmicI on-Pime Oi Alorrowville til), IlollinberK II Mahaska -Id, J;iyd(/J!2 jiaddam 50, AK'enila '!'! Seini-i''iaals lladdam 25, MalnisUii 2.'!     . �.Mm'rowville 2!), WashiiiKlou 20 I'hird IMace Washiiiu'loii .'IS, .Mahaska "2(1 Finals lladdam -'iO,, Morrowville 2.'l $3,838.91 to Date Mst Township Chairmen So Coiitribiitions -\h>y lie JMailed Direct; (llaseo ,ir;inie. will play lh( At :!: winnei I'.lder-Maiikato jjanie half of the bra(d '' Norway, $I1..10. .�Ci.iui'.t-. idianl niai-iiu.' is Itanell I'.iirell. ! land's cnntri.b.ut ions were $;I5.()7, Olfiers-whose name-, were placed I ay''"i'diii'-;' to Airs. (.). K. .MeMiillen. To Pick Up Waste Baper In Belleville March 15 Is Filing-Date For Tax Declarations place by defeatinu'  Hurr Oak !()-to. 2-1      ,,.       ' ,, ,  ' ,   1  earlier Saturday evenino-.    ;|olin-'    ^V"-? l"'."'''''/''!" son   .scored   ;!0   of   Mankalo's   .|0  '"'I'l^vdle the lalU-r part -week, aecoi ihiiw � U>r 11.- .1. .Adams,  KNcidlent crowds attendeir each!' ^-''f'k'^ ^'''iV,''"!'""',, "[f'"' of   liie   four   .sessions,   with   ,|,. ^''. ^>"'l^-"^-^   ^^''H   '.'"'"'I''   'l'^': (ymnasium  filhid to capacity � on �       T" 1     ......,, Saturday eveniiiK  for . the f iials. k.i^^'^^^'WM's    iMid    ina^a;.ines. KeccViptsfoi\;the tournament vv'erc.!''"^N'' tlKiii.;imalk;Scra.ps �l paper, approximaleiy. $800, according' to. .1. . I{. .lohnson', superintendent,'of .\ lit I le I more i nan half , of Ke-piihlic cinihty's ciudt.'i for the Ucd Cross War r'niid had been-raised by Wednesday iiifHt-H-n^er-necordiiiK' -lo-l-abidalions at drive li(^adi|'uart-er:-. The .imoiiu! r'e))orlei| -is $'1,-; 082.11. and the,-ipiola is .yO.'.IOO. ;.....Of -the- total." S.'!.S:iS.'.i 11 ha.s. Iieeii ! t urned   in   liy   (diairini'ii   in   I he towns, Kalph; Supjinaw, (diiiirman �of  the drive,  repoits. ' Owinu'  to bud iliiails sine.', the opeiiinj;' of the j ilrivej only  !;'.,1-Ml."i(l  has  been  re-. ; liorted from the townships.   .-1    lielleville    I'ily    ehaiiiiien    have turned in .'^2,s'l7.(l.'i. most of which was .�idli'cted on ..March .1  and 2 when leanis of solicitors iilidcr'll ichaiinien caii\'asseil both the resi- ilciitial   and- luisiiiess -ilist rii:ts of Chairmen in town. Dr.' C. Klovil.-..Iiiliii Malpli, St!|iern;iw.. (.'. Arnett.-. J...Uu..r. S. I IJmher'i'er, Adams be  tied. the Coiirlland ment ;-cliiiols .manau'er. I Student  _ Senalc Iwjiich hiliulled-t-hi^eoiKH'S.sioi'is (uirna-. 'he .F;,-T.,\  audi oi\u,'anizi/t ions are   wanted. They should. ..^   v.............,........,    \    � 1 � biind'les with twine,.fm'-easy hand-.' liii.U'.    KiTiah^a.raiift'enieiits fiij.i. t.jic' "' ''' ^'' e.yph ill , sepa rale .Miout one out.of every five in-ilividual la.xpayers in Kansas nnist file a di'daration of estimated tax .f ilri c.k -deetor ol infernal revenue.^ - ..........      . lu.M.ii 1   ... i.i-1 � .i^. Doidarations are reriuiied in trvneral from business and professional people, laluilmds, investors Ihdieville. arc K. I. (iilberl. . Ai'buth.nol.. red Colweil.' Howard .lames, �Hach- [ the Morrowville-.Mtoii ,u-iime in the j lower half id' the brocket. -I Class A H'lVmes today (Tliurs-day) include Smith Ceiitrnf vei-ern-Osborne al 4:20.-Minneapolis versus Concordia at -Ti-lil and I'.eloit vci'.=ais l.incoin at 10 p.m.- Semi-finals in Class .A play, will be at 7:40 and 10 on P'riday,"a'tid Class I! semi-riiials are-scheduled foi' (i::i0'7iTyr 8:50. The (diam'pioii-ship u'anies Saturday will be al 8 and 0:15. with the (Mass 1! name piecedilin' the liattli' bet w,ei;ir^^l he A teams.. N'o thiWrT'lat'iy^ji'ajnes are to be playeil, � � �' The 10 boysjoii liellevillo's tournament team, aecordin-i toC^oacli Ktdth Killer, are Hol'i. I''easel, Frank Neal, l.aVeriie ituff, Bur-tim ('anfiidd, Donnie Harsh, l,e-W.'illace- Howe, .loe .Adams,' (!er-ald Kadlei:,Jim Warner angl Duaiij; on t.lie roil irn-liKle .llarolil Itae Sankey, Willie .Stanley K'linc. .Mor-ri.i. I.ee .Moravek, Ki'iini'tli Warner 1 loli.'cliel-,. (leor.ne. We.sley Sa'ip,-jr., .Iidin l''iaid:iin Krickson. Charles -TlHM.ilnie  .Mkit;.,  I'Mi^Mr  Lee  K.ili- trrt- lless. Cuba's chairman. .Mrs. .1. 1,. .Strnad, collected $10; Scandia's chairman, .Mrs. H. 1'. .Ahreiis, $1:1; and Itepuldic City's.I'liainn.an, .Mrs. I''red Stroniberji', $2(i.0;i. ' ^ -Uural-schools--t-he-eoiinl y The fall of the Uhineland met-� ropolis, Cido^ine. to tlie ..Americans on Tue.-^day is only part (il the liu.a'e' drive in pro.u-.rcss all alonu' the wesKO'ii, front. (.'olo[j;ne is the largest .\azi city, to fall into Allied lianil> dui'iii.u the war, yet 1111111-nuim .Anu'iican casualties were I .suffered. I    .Altlionu'li   the  .ureater   part -of i.-('oliiK-ne is on tlie,west side of the , Ivhiiie liver, a, cros-;in.y- will have i.tu be.-inade.. lieforo.the. bomb shat-  i lered city is entirely under Alliefl I cuiii.rid..The Cerpiaiis were lorced ! tn ferry the riv ;'es had been blasted out. {    To the south-(he� spectacular ;52 .mile advance of " I'at ton's. men in :in hours the first part of the week is   coiitinuin;jc   toward   the   Ithme river  at   Coblenz.  The  swilt  advance is heralded a.s- further proof that the west wall of Oerniany .is rapidly ilisinleK'ialinir. -To-rhc north where Oermans are under heavy air a.-.sanlt. H'round attacks liiive I'lirced the Nazis to. blow iiji the .Adolph Hitler hindi-.-way liridu'c ."ov.er. the Uliilie .11 miles noiihwesl of Dusseldori lo prevent it-from fallinu' into .\-luerican hands. .A lireak-lhrou.u'li on the easteim^ froiil.' has taken the- Uussians to the l!;illic coast al Kidberii'. slic-in.i>' .eastern I'omerania into three seji'inents, lrai)pinn- (ierman troops-iii a double i ncirclenienl and out-flaiikinv; ISeilin's purl of .StetliiV; Suburbs � of Steti.iii have already fallen into Kussian hands. Two   new   attack's   have   been launched  by_Slarin's   lorces.    the \1 Alan Mida. .Slanicv I'Ji.u'eiie I';- Fryer.     '       ' .      - (llenii .Aitliiir Larson. .Mien �^I.oren I'llK.'r, I'larl .Alfred Sankey, 'Waldren   l''.,._S;ujilel,  Vernon J-e.e l.e-s^'ovsky,   l.eo   I!.   Ke;sl,   Waller  ......^_ John Fyyers, � Olen '1'",. -.Spaf ford,: $:18.:!5 diid Kduard Jieriiard .'-Vandsoii.    ; .U'ames contributed life lai-K'e ainoiint of $7:t.lO, .Mrs. H. K. (iiaham-, school ciiairman, repiu'ted. Other sources and the amounts H'lveii  to  the  taiise  were as  follows; coin colleidors in  UelleviUe,' collections  "at- l.iaskelbail in  Melleville, $22.40;  P.elle- Off On the Dixie _,(|^ (I'enrfie. S f'l       cinipoiis,. became llie K''""' MaTclFo:~rol.'Vr South, periods �I and 5 coupons-became ti'ooil ,lan-uarv 20. 1045. r-- M ijsi; i:\ \mim;s sri uknis I'ive cases ol scarlet lever have been- reiiorted receiith' in lielleville. Since lour ot (he cases were school i'hildren, Mrs. linot'eiie llii-ser, countv- health nurse, conductei First Week of March Brings .36 Inch Moisture DiirhiH'-trhe-first, week ol .March the moisture from snow and rain aniouiUed lo .'W iTich. Tuesday's t'our-itich 'snow hroi'ijfht only ,08' inch (d' nioisture. The greatest sinu'lcamotinl was .24 inch frcnu a rain last Friday. The' month of Felu'iiary was a comparativeiy.mild month, with no zero weather, as compared with three days hi?linv_ zero in Februarv 1044. Siiow durinn' the month: amounted lo-12.5-inches, and the residliny nioisture was LOT inches. Field-.^�.-ui'k "wsis nt a standstill most of the moiitli as a result ol wet fields. Ihe average liiyli temiieralure for l''ebriiarv'^VOTr -10.7 dewiees.and the average low l:?.i,7, Ihe  month fa\oi.ible-for- wheat, accordinn' to the Kansas W'eiltlVer" lUifeau,^ lunr^Tlie n'round ' exam-iuatmijs_uj..all students until I was- either , snow-covered   or  tiio tht_Lnd ol thi.-M.\-i_njd l   , 22      .-J.l , , C'loiulv .Miirrli ;i  , .l.!, IH Cli'iO' J Edilor'.s   Noicr Tflls   is   oiii'   ot   ii '":;m(!!r'"or"iniTi'r.s wntUMi ij.v mii,s vcni ,l-nu|)|) 1(1 , riiliitlvos In iljc-UiuukI aiali's lollo-.viii'K lii'i' i'l'iii'lU lilji'i'iUiiiii from nn iiiloi'iimonl i'limii iil M'liiiiln.J fJllU'r.s In tlic .sorii'.s will, Ijc piiUli.sliuil liilnr. Mi.ss.-. .�iMiipii Is llii' (liiniOui'i' ui: Mrs. Kloihi 1. Siiiiiip null 'sLslVr ot I1iil|)li_i3imiili.- Iiutli lit 'Ut'lli^vUli.'. --should he-aeeoinjianieil by a pav-inuiit of at least oiu!-loiirlh of the tax estmiated to be due over and nbove any tax beiiiK withhoUMroni :   ilut_ taxpayer's   waires,   Urodnek ' ' t-'Hys ' is nptj .sale so we eame in lor only a lew Fdd Chonji. Narka: li'ri'eilom, Mrs, Adolph Pachta, lielleville,. tiraiil. .Urs. MeTvin .lohnson. Coiicoi'di'ii; ".lefI'erson, Mrs. Hen Kasl He III \ die libeiU Mis'Oi-ville Cliilds. lielleville; lancidn. Mrs. H. f.. Lash. Scandia; .Norway, Kev.-,0. I,. Nr Wiifdahl, Norwiiy; IJichland,   Sieve Kalivoda,   .Cubii; SiimdiiK ~V.......Fi, � Albro,.........Sciindia; Union. ]Mrs, ,loe 'I'lirkowski, llelle--VilTe;' Washinwlon. iVlrs, .Joe.Kvans, Kepitldic; While Kock, Mis, G, H-(iirlson, Scaiidiii.- � minutes ak our risk. I will ^vnte^jiu'imi � wheii_I can. Send this teClei' home,  Jiove to-all, '       r. Vera. T.istSix Recent____ Draft Rejifistrants ......IJeceiit'. reKifdiraiits at tire  Ue- pulilie countv selective service: ol'-lifi iii ludi fi\i lS-i*  one- veliii'un. (iiiv A, Heiiyshek ol llidlu-vjlh.', wIk). had been, in service lor "a time belore he was 18, Those whose eiKhleeiith birthdays occurred-iin-February were Uarrel (lien Morehead, Kepiiblic; , tJail l>eaii Spatfm'd and .lije Diiaiie, llanzllck , lielleville; Charles Farl -Stalev,-Munden; and Max Frailly FK'Kf'i"". Hvi'oii. Over 40 wrili'i's prepare news lor The Telescope every week,- -.....-.....---- 111 the .niceesai'ul-Western-Front offensive, a U, S, Ninth .'Xniiy wire team carries drums of eoinnuioicalioiis' wire over a pontoon foot bi'ulK'e itvi'ubi; itoei' I'lvet' ill lievniuiiy.  (bii^'iial Cpipt) Kudio-'Ielepliuto,) Mrs. lioweii received word Mon-1 day   that   her   hiisliand,   l.esler liowen,   who   had. been   reported; missiii)!' siliei,' December, is a pris-j oner o( the (iermans.    'I he, word came IhronKh (he Hed (;ross., cn i/r:N~s7''u!(''iJs      | Ihe ruizens ( aucus of Ihe vo-1 ters of the City of lielleville, Kaii-sa.'.;--aiid  School  Dislriel   No,   14' will be held al the. lliK'li School! buildiiiH:,   Fridav evoniiii,', March Kith, at 8 o'clock p. m. tor the purpose ol mimuiatinn' a Citizens licked as loMows.        __ , Three members, Hoard ol Education, tour yeitr-fei'in. One Treasurer, Hoard ot Kduca-I tion, two year term, I    One niember, The Hoard ol City Ooipmisstoners, iliree year-term. Two .hisliees o| the i'eace, two .veaii'terin.' �Two.( onslables,-two-year term. One Cloinmitteeiiiaii from each oi'. the three wards, one year term,. F  ('  SCOTT .......------First Ward (:ommitleeman W, M.-si.oi'ANSKV .Second Ward C'ominitieemaii iiuNTKu siii';ki{aud__: Third Ward (;oinmitteeiiiaii ,   .-Adv, .MiUTll Miiri'.li Mui'i'll 51 in , :iii .01 .(lU fl Cl(l\ C'lo'.u-Clf.U' : Kuhber Bla�u�s.  Thc.-TeleB�;o|i�. Continue to Print Baby Pictures Hecaiise ol the interest shown III tliii babv pictures which have been published ill' The Telesi'ope tor the past six years, the policy ot piiiitiiiii' pictures ol inlaiits iiiidei two years old Iree of charge is be,-1 iVK' niaiIItatnci 1; " They will he published 111 the order in which they llie hrouuhl into the of-lice.   Only pictures sul'fieientlyij clear to make n'ood reproduce: tioiis can be used. The' photot-rapli   of   nlne-nionth-old -iiojter   lOltoii -Seo-', held, sun ot Mr, and Mvk, Kltoiuj Scolield, was the tirst Hi tho series which he^an mi June IH,. lUlJit.    I'iclures of some 40,0 babies   Li'oin   Hepuhlie  cuiuitii have appeari'd since that lh�e. OriKiiially   one   yuuiinatoiii-: incture, was printed each week,: hut since May ol 1044-they huye he(>ii appearing at the rale of' two III each lssui^_ �A J-   

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