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It is noted with pleasure that
the dances have started again at
the Recreation Center of the Hud
son House. The Darlings of Rhythm
will play at what promises to be a
gala affair on Wednesday, Oct. 25.
We hope the affair will eventually
be followed by others with bands of
note providing the hep-cats with
plenty of groovey music.
An article in the October 21st
issue of the Inquirer under Clark
County news stated that the dances
held at the Recreation Center in
Bagley Downs on Saturday nights
are being sponsored by residents of
Bagley Downs was an error, and
that at the present time all Satur
day night dances are under the
sponsorship and supervision of the
Recreational Director Leo Randall.
Plans have been discussed to the
effect that some responsible ten
ants of Bagley Downs take over
the dances which are held weekly,
but no interested parties have as
yet been contacted.
The Recreation Association is
especially interested in furthering
friendly relationships among per
sons of various races and nationali
ties, Gustafson said today. Last
spring the “ United Nations on Par
ade,” a colorful stage show pro
duced by Percy Woods, was an ear
ly part of the association’s world
friendship activities. The associa
tion is also sponsoring the atten
dance at Ogden Meadows Commun
ity center dances of Italian inter
nees stationed at Vancouver bar
chines will be available.
Bagley Downs’ newly organized
boys club meets every Tuesday at
6 p. m. at the community center,
with a full program of sports and
a model airplane hobby group. Box
ing is especially popular.
Membership includes 39 boys,
ranging between nine and 17 years
Willis Williams, of the recreation
staff, urges all boys of the area to
take part in the club’s activities.
Portland Army Air Base,
October 20, 1944
Promotion of Walter L. McCall,
of New York, to the grade of cor
poral in the Army Air Forces wus
announced here today by Headquar
ters Portland Army Air Base.
Cpl. McCall entered the Army
August 21, 1943 at Cump Upton,
N. Y. He is at present a cook at
the Portland Army Air Base.
Born in Montgomery, Ala., Cpl.
McCall resided with his wife, Mrs.
Onie McCall, at 108 W. 141st St.,
New York, before entering the Ar
my. He attended high school at
^l>ntral High in Cleveland, Ohio,
ami was. e'"Pl°yed by the Moore-
McMormick Steamship Co., Jersey
City, N. J.
ers in the Army, Sgt. John Dixon,
Pfc. James Dixon and Pvt. York
Bom in Merryville, La., Cpl. Dix
on lived with his wife, Mrs. Itenel-
la Dixon, (509 Washington Street,
Deridder, I>a., before entering the
service. He attended grade school
at Deridder and was employed as a
service station attended at Camp
A new women’s club has been or-
2272 N. Interstate Are.
ganized at Bagley Downs by Willft!
A new activity sponsored by the Williams of the recreation associa
personal services department of the tion staff. Known as the “ Women’s
Vancouver Housing authority, to be Civic and Athletic Club” , the group
known as the Newcomers Informa is primarily interested in the wel
Promotion of Joseph W. Turner,
tion Service, was inaugurated at fare of the youth of the communi of Merigold, to the grade of corpo
Burton Homes last week and on all ty, but club members will also en ral in the Army Air Forces was an
other housing projects this week, gage in competitive sports.
nounced here today by Headquar
All women living in the area are ters Portland Army Air Base.
Walter Pollock, project services
head for the housing authority, re invited to attend the next meeting
Cpl. Turner entered the service
of the club at 8 p. m., Wednesday, August 15, 1942 at Camp Shelby,
Members of the department will in the Bagley Downs community Miss. He was promoted to Private
call upon newcomers to the projects center social room.
first class August 1, 1943. At pres
A N D M ARKET
within a few days after their ar
ent he is a duty clerk at the Port
Instruction in home nursing is land army Air Base.
rival, and outline shopping facili
Groceries, Fruits, Vegetables
“ A Study in World Friendship” ties, health service, recreation acti given ,at the Burton Homes Com
Born in Merigold, Cpl. Turner
is the topic of the new forum which vities, and answer any questions munity center every Monday and resided with his uncle, Mr. Alex
will be conducted in Vancouver un the new residents may wish to ask. Thursday from 7 to 9 p. m. by Miss Richardson, RFD No. 2, Box 157,
W. C. Rieder, It. T. Borcherding
der the sponsorship of the recrea
Thurman and 28th Ave.
Louise Preston of the public health Merigold, before entering the Ar-
j Cooking and sewing classes are department, Mrs. Helen Wassard, my. He attended school at Meri-
Miss Pearl Hal lis general chair - 1 regularly scheduled at the Burton personal services worker at the gold and helped his uncle with his
We deliver Tuesdays and
man of the group, while Carl Gus- Homes Community center for resi- center, said today.
Saturdays nearest in
Included in the course will be
tafson is heading the committee I dents of the area and those of other
now engaged in finding local housing projects, the personal serv- care of the sick, information on
Promotion of Viree Richmond, of
speakers for this season’s meet- ices department announced today, contagion and isolation, venereal Walnut Grove, Miss., to the grade j
of corporal in the Army Air Forces
ings. Persons of foreign birth,
Each Friday from 2 to 3 p. m. disease, and general health rules.
announced here today by Head-!
those having lived in other coun- Miss Eloise Keller, nutritionist with
tries but having American citizen the County PUD, will hold cooking
A new class in mothercraft open quarters Portland Army Air Base.
ship, and returning soldiers are classes. Miss Keller will include ed Tuesday at the Burton Homes
Cpl. Richmond entered the Army
among those who will be sought by use of stoves, general nutrition, community center under the direc August 15, 1942 at Camp Shelby,
On the job
the committee for forum speakers, canning »preparation of lunches, tion of Miss Louise Preston, public Miss. He was promoted to private i
first class July 1, 1943. Cpl. Rich
and 30-minute dinner menus and health nurse.
The class will meet weekly on mond has two other brothers also
Assisting Mr. Gustafson are Et preparation in her course.
ta Andrews, Wallace Hannah, Del-
The sewing room is open every Tuesdays at 1 p. m. for an hour’s in the Army, Cpl. L. J. Richmond
and Pfc Malcylm Richmond. His
mar Harris, Sarah Martin and Ce Thursday at the center from 9 a. session over a six-weeks’ period.
present duty is duty clerk at Port-
The committee will m. to 4 p. m. with Mrs. Bertha Ru-
All women o f the area are in-
meet at 4 p. m., Thursday, Novem din in charge. Although instruction vited to enroll, and may register • land Army Air Base.
Born in Walnut Grove, Cpl. Rich
ber 2 in the public schools adminis will be given all day, women may at the personal services depart-
mond resided at 1919, RFD No. 1,
also bring mending. Sewing m a-! ment, Miss Preston said today.
Box 6, Walnut Grove, before en
i Continued progress has been FIRE AT NIGHT CLUB tering the Army. He attended Lee 1
gained in studies of construction
County Training School and was
costs and their relation to a rapid
Casablanca, a Nightery located employed by the Paschals Lumber
ly increasing sales market affect on Interstate Ave., near Vanport, | Co., Walnut Grove.
ed by war and economic changes.
was practically destroyed by fire
Tom C. Watson, candidate for re-
Vast improvement has been ac early Thursday.
| Promotion of Henry Dixon, o f
election as County Assessor, has complished in technical appraisals
The tntire end was gutted while Deridder, La., to the grade of cor-
done a good job as any taxpayer of personal property to insure equi
the opposite, though damage I, was poral in the Army Air Forces was
in the city can tell you and de table assessments.
Re-elect an Experienced,
not entirely destroyed.
announced here today by Headquar
serves re-election. During his first
I take the position that you are
ters Portland Army Air Base.
term as your County Assessor,
a stockholder in the business which
Cpl. Dixon entered the Army Oc
despite the increased tax rate voted
, . .,
, . i I am managing for you and that
by the people in the election last
. . . .
P d. A dv., Ja*. P. F orsyth . J r.. Com.
you should have a voice in the
duty clerk at Portland Army Air
Ch., F ailin g B ldg.. P ortlan d , Ore.
May, this year s tax rate is 4o.9;
manner in which your business is
Base. Cpl. Dixon has three broth-
mills as compared to 43.9 miljs for
conducted. Your suggestions and
the preceding years. The increased
recommendations are solicited and
valuation has had the effect of
will be given careful consideration
holding the millage rate to a two
Portland’s Most Modern Restaurant
mill increase over last year. In
TOM C. WATSON,
other words, if the same amount of
taxes had been levied for 1944-45
as for 1943-44 the levy would have
been 42.4 mills instead of 45.9
337 N. W . Third Ave. at Flanders
In a formal statement issued
By Corporal John A. Leftridge
HOME COOKING A SPECIALTY
from his office, Mr. Watson says:
Somewhere in France.
“ My first term as your county
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Smith, Owners and Proprietors
assessor is drawing to a close. It This is no time for craven fears:
seems proper and appropriate that Lift up your hearts!
I should, at least, submit a brief Keep back your tears!
reference to some of the important The strength of all the good ar.d
achievements of my administration
Is their’s who boldly challenge fate,
during the past four years.
We have adopted sound and mod And soon or late the tyrant’s power
ernized methods of appraisal pro Meets with its most inglorious
cedure to insure more equitable
We specialize in Home-Cooked Meals
Then face the fact with courage
and uniform assessments.
M ARTIN T.
SOFT DRINKS — MUSIC
We have introduced administra
Assured that victory is nigh.
tive measures to render more ef
N. William* Ave. at Weidler
Mrs. M. S. Williams
ficient and courteous service to the
Cpl. John A. Leftridge is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Leftridge
Through the cooperation of the who resides at 52 N. E. Sacramen
State Board of Education we have to. Before joining the army Cpl.
W H E R E TH E YO U N G ER SET GATHERS
promoted the first in-service voca Leftridge was formerly a waiter
tional training course for the office in the Union Pacific Dining Car
staff without cost to local taxpay Service and had resided in Port
land two years.
T. Watson Deserves
Re - Elect
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