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10 The News-Review. Roseburg,
Oregon Native Says
Caused Him To Join
NEW YORK, Aug. 11 UP
New York slate's communist par
ty chairman, Robert G. Thomp
ion, testified Tuesday his exper
iences in a series ol unsuccessful
strikes on the West Coast in the
early 1930s led him to loin the
Communist party in 1933.
He said he became interested
in the party because of Its ac
tivity In support of strikes.
This, Thompson said, led to his
derision at the age of 18 that
communism was the "dynamic
force" needed to bring about a
permanent solution of the prob
lems of the workers.
Thompson, 34-year-old resident
of Queens, resumed his testimony
Wednesday In defense against
charges of conspiracy to advo
cate violent overthrow of the gov
ernment. He is the fourth of eleven top
communist leaders on trial to
take the witness stand in Federal
Thompson and his counsel.
Richard Gladstein, ran afoul of
Judge Harold R. Medina's new
policy of speeding up the trial.
The Judge warned the witness
and lawyer repeatedly agalnrt
speeches, answering questions
the Judge had ruled out, and giv
ing repetitious testimony.
Thompson testified he was born
In Oregon in 1915, and went to
work at the age of 13. He said he
for " ops'
Sat Phil Durnom
Linoleum Laying and
920 S. Main 1336-J
Attention All Members and
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PORK & BEANS 15c
KRISPY CRACKERS 43c
Rabbits lb. 59c
Veal Roasts . . lb. 45c
Pork Roasts . . lb, 45c
Veal Steak . . lb. 59c
Ore Frl., Aug. 12, 1949SUTHERLIN
worked in northwest logging
ramps, sawmills and wheat
fields, and in Oakland, Calif., fac
tories and railroad yards. It was
in Oakland that he Joined tha
By S. S. SMILEY
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Dean and
family of The Dalles are visiting
in Reedsport at the home of Mis.
Dean's brother, Paul Snell, for
Miss Mildred Giblin, a private
secretary In Washington, D. C,
has been visiting In Reedsport
at the home of her mother, Mrs.
Olive Giblin, teacher in the grade
school here. She left Sunday for
Seattle, where she will loin a sis-
te- for a vacation trip to Alaska,
Miss Donna Noel of Smith riv
er has been visiting In Portland
for a week with her aunt and
uncle. Mr. and Mrs, Oscar Webb.
John Christman of Reedsport
left for Eugene Kriday for medi
cal attention, to remain for sev
eral days. He was able to return
home sooner than expected.
Wrlllam Crook and Oscar Ol
son of ths Smith river falls dis
trict near Resdsport took thslr
hunting dogs out Friday eve
nlng and in a short time, had
a cougar up a trse. Although
it was dark beforo ths kill was
mads, tht dogs fortunately es
caped injury, ae did the hunt
ers. Not a playful pet at any
time, a cougar is especially un
certain after dark.
The government bar dredge
Pacific and the survey boat Ka
lama have been working on the
Umpqua River bar and Inner
channel tne past lew weeKS.
George Pond of Reedsport,
long-time employe of the E. K.
Roseburg leads in the Sun
day School contest with
Grants Poss by the slim mar
gin of 10 people. Let's all
turn out at 9:45 this Sunday
and maintain the lead.
1 1 A- M. "JESUS SAID IT
IT MUST BE SO."
8 P. M. Guest preacher,
Rev. Cecil Brown, former
chaplain who went
through the hell of war in
the Southwest Pacific His
topic "WHEN MAN
TRIES TO BE GOD."
jf Tune in for the Layman's
Hour, 5 p. m., Sunday.
if Johnnie and Lucille Lav
ender in Youth Revival
FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST
NO. 2Vt CANS
.Turnips . 2 bunches 15c
Apples ... 3 lbs. 25c
SUNDAYS AND EVENINGS
Boat Hits Rock
By MRS. BRITTAIN SLACK
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wahl.
Mr. and Mr- Harry Barker and
Mr. and Mrs. Vern Holgate en
loved the weekend at Gold Beach.
They had quite an experience one
day. They had a picnic lunch at
Agness and on their way back,
the guide hit rock, which took
the bottom out of the boat. It was
near a gravel bar and they were
beached there for an hour before
another boat came to the rescue
of the party. They report that
fishing was very good and that
all caught the limit.
Attend Cosmetlo School
Mrs. Mabel Woods, Mrs. Fran
cis Carriger and Mrs. Florence
Groshong attended the Caranoma
Cosmetic school, which was held
at the Medford hotel last Kriday.
Thev reoort that they had a very
worthwhile trip and enjoyed
themselves very much. Mrs. Mar
garet Hunt, who accompanied
them enjoved the day visiting
Personal Briefs ,
Mrs. Nellie Schick of Santa
Anna, Calif., is a house guest at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. H.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Best and
their daughter, Joyce, of Los An
geles, visited this week at the M.
E. Groshong home.
Mrs. Edgar A. Morse of Spo
kane and her two children, Kath
leen and Billy, 'are visiting the
former's mother, Mrs. Mable
Crouse. On her return home, Mrs.
Crouse will drive her to Port
land, where she will meet her hus
band. The fire department was call
ed out Saturday afternoon by a
fire in an old shed east of
town. It was soon brought un
der control, so that no other
damage resulted to any other
Eldon Young of Eugene was a
business caller in Sutherlln Tuesday.
Wood Lumber company In their
sawmill here, has been released
from the Keizer Hospital after a
prolonged illness, and allowed to
return home on "good behavior."
No local boats have been re
ported ae damaged by the sud
. den storm that struck this teo
tlon of the coast Saturday, al
though some of the fishing
boats trolling along the coast
between the Umpqua River
and Cape Perptetua had to run
for shelter. A few of the Win
chester Bay boats sought shel
ter In the Siuslaw River rather
than attempt to buck the heavy
winds to return home.
A bicycling craze swept this
country In the years after 1889.
Registered Willamette Val
ley '.red Romneye from lm.
ported rami, Choloo selec
tions now available.
. . . doz. 39c
HERE WE HAVE
FUTURES FOR VOUNG
MEM, BUT NOT FOR TH"
KIND WHO ARE MORE
INTERESTED IN THE
RUNNIN' OF POTATO
RACES ON TH DECK OF
AN OCEAN LINER THAN
L TH' SHIP.'
OUT OUR WAY
Soon To Be Ready
Application blanks for the $2,
800,000,000 National Service Life
Insurance special dividend to be
paid to some 16,000.000 Dresent
and former policyholders will he
avanaie lor veterans Aug. 2'J.
the Veterans Administration has
Government Printing office
currently is running off 70,000,
000 of the forms, advance sam
ples of which have been released.
The forms will be available in
every postoffice, VA office and
at veterans' service organiza
tions beginning Aug. 29, which is
the earliest date the Government
Printing office can complete dis
tribution of the huge order.
In making samples of the ap
plication card available, the VA
said the cards may not be repro
duced lor distribution, since they
become part of the permanent
records of the VA, and must be
on a special paper and of a cor
rect size to fit computing and
recording machines. Any off-si.e
standard or off-size paper will
only serve to delay processing,
as the cards will have to be
thrown out of (he production line.
As official forms will not be
available, any dividend applica
tions received prior to Aug. 29,
the VA emphasized, will be dis
carded and no attempt made to
What Veteran Needs To Do
AU the veteran needs to do is
to obtain the application, which
is a three-fold card containing
til the instructions necessary to
get the dividend, then fill it out
and mail It to the VA. In event
the veteran does not know the
number of his Insurance policy,
the application can readily be
Identified by service number,
rank and the exact name used
during service with the armed
It will be unnecessary for vet
erans to write about their insur
ance number or about the status
of their dividend application, the
VA said. The VA will mail eaeji
veteran a part of the application
form to show that It has been
received and is being processed.
Writing will only delay payment
because It will be necessary to
withdraw the application from
the application line. Mailing of
checks will start sometime in
January of next year.
With completion of the micro
filming of premium record cards,
the dividend payment project
now enters into Die phase of set
ting up master files and records
so that the applications may be
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By NETTIE WOODRUFF
Mrs. Lucille Addison and
daughters, Susan and Elinor, of
Middleton, Tex., are visiting the
former's brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fritta.
Ray Bathrlck, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Bathrick, was taken
seriously 111 Saturday evening
and brought to Mercy hospital
for treatment. He was returned
to his home the following day.
Mr. Bathrick's mother, Mrs. J.
E. Hill of Los Angeles is visiting
M.. and Vfr EVari flftf U'.nt
last Thursday to the coast where
they vacationed lor several days.
Walter Krus. was painfully
Injured Saturday afternoon,
when he was thrown from his
tractor, when it went out of
control on a hill on the Roscoe
Conn farm where he was com
bining. He is in Mercy hospital
and reported to be recovering
satisfactorily. He expects to re
turn to his home this week.
Mrs. A. R. Wheeler and Mrs.
Emil Peterson of North Bend
spent the last weekend at .the
home of the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Royce Busenbark.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Reynolds
of Washington. D. C. are visiting
at the home of tneir uncie, wai
lace Murdock. '
At the school meeting last
week it was voted to iocat. the
new consolidated school at the
present site of the Melrose
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hackney
of Little river spent the weekend
in Melrose at the C. E. Reece
home, and on Sunday they all at
tended the ball game' at Myrtle
David Busenbark of Yakima,
Wash., is visiting his grandpar
ents. Judge and Mrs. D. N. Bu
senbark. He arrived Friday with
his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Bunton of Moscow, Kans.
They have been vacationing in
Canada, and are spending a few
days here with relatives. Also on
the trip into Canada were: Mr.
and Mrs. T. B. Busenbark. Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Duncan, and Mr.
and Mrs. Lee Ewing.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kettle
man have begun construction on
their new home, located near the
Melrose Grange hall.
handled promptly when received
by the VA.
Checks will start flowing out
sometime In January, 1950.
by fho Quart
Tom iri ( t.,mj
Mr iw tr u wvtef Me.
By J. R. Williams
By PHYLLIS A. SMITH
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hammlck
have returned to their home at
Sawyer rapids. They have been
on a trip to West Virginia.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jones and
their daughter, Betty, of Berkely,
Calif., are visiting at the Fernie
Davis home. The Joneses came to
Oakland, Ore., especially for the
Jones family reunion. Thursday,
the Joneses and Mr. and Mrs.
Davis motored to Goshen, Ore.,
to visit Mr. and Mrs. Roy Swear
lngen. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Madison
are owners of a new Chevrolet
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Riley of Eu
gene spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Arley Marsh.
Mrs. Cecil Beale underwent a
major operation Tuesday at the
Mr. and Mrs. George Warner
have moved to Powell Butte.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wade were
visited this week by their son,
Ernest D. Wade of San Fran
cisco, Calif., and by Mr. and Mrs.
Leo Andrews of Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henderer
went to Corvalils Sunday to visit
their daughter, Mrs. Bernie
Slagle and family.
Mr. and Mrs. John Wenneburg
are leaving Tuesday for Sun
dance, Wyo., where they Intend
to make their home.
Ridee for children on picnica
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In Roseburg Area
Increase In unemployment In
the Roseburg area, over the fig
ure a year ago, was noted in the
monthly report of the Oregon
Slate Employment service issued
Throughout the state the count
of unemployed workers declined
by 1.500 during July, but the to
tal of 40,900 on Aug. 1 was nearly
75 percent above the 23,400 re
ported year ago.
Resumption of cannery opera
tions and farm harvests account
ed for most of the employment
pick up during July. The1 number
out of work In the Salem area
dropped from 3,700 to 2,150. As
toria went from 1,500 to 900 and
the Portland office retorted a de
cline of a thousand with 20,500
still without jobs.
Eastern Oregon offices The
Dalles. La Grande and Bend
had the biggest increases In un
employment, but the fir Umber
area also reported more idle
workers than for many summers
past. Roseburg, Coos Bay, Leb
anon and Eugene with 6,780 not
working had an Increase of 1,200
The number of unemployed vet
erans remained at 9,800, about
2,700 more than a year ago.
Women accounted for slightly
more than a fourth of the total
as compared with 30 percent last
Unfilled non-farm Job openings
listed by 26 local offices also
dropped last month to 987 as
compared with 1.072 at the end
of June and 2.315 a vear ago.
Only 6.431 new industrial and
trade opportunities were receiv
ed during July against 10,633 last
year, the employment service
The employment service plac
ed 22.726 workers on farm jobs
last month and 4.908 in other
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Miss Frances Dowty, returned
missionary from Haiti, will show
pictures and tell of her experi
ences there at the Green Sunday
school, at 8 o'clock "unday eve
ning. No admission will be
charged, but a free will offering
will be taken. The public is
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A request that the plaintiffs
claim be adjudged valid has been
made in the case of Floyd Rust
and Lena Rust, his wife, vs. H.
C. Davidson and his unknown
The plaintiffs ask that any de
fendant with an Interest or claim
on land with which Davidson wai
connected in 1894 be required to
set forth the nature of the claim
and the plaintiffs' claim he ad
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