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No one can predict what the world will be like after war is over. May
be there will be great prosperity . . . . Maybe there will be a depression.
Some people say there will be both.
Whatever happens, it is each individual’s own responsibility to watch
out for the security and well-being of himself and his family . . . . and
there is no better way of doing this than by buying war bonds.
Bonds are safe, they are backed by the United States government itself.
Bonds are a good investment, they earn a higher rate of interest than
you can get in a savings bank account.
Bonds put aside money that can only be spent today for a few goods at
high prices for the time when there will be many 'goods vn sale at low
prices. The money you put in bonds today is worth much more in goods
Buy an Extra Hundred Dollar Bond During the 6th War Loan Drive
PORTLAND PARK BUREAU
Tournament events sponsored by tion center courts for their prac
the Bureau of Parks anil Public tice.
Recreation that are having so im In all park bureau-sponsored rec
portant and frequent place in the reation centers at present the ta
passing show of these crisp fall ble-tennis players are polishing up
days, may be viewed as a sort of for the elimination play November
grand pageant—the briliant finales 27, which will determine entrants
to the preliminary training and for the city-wide table-tennis tour
play that goes on continually in the nament, sponsored by the park bu
various centers here and there reau and slated for Dec. 4. Teams
are being organized and swimmers
about the city and' county.
The pick of Portland’s public are practicing at present in the
links golfers were teamed with the pools at Buckman school, the Ci
city’s leading professionals at the vic Recreation Center and Jewish
City View course in the Oregon Community center for the elimina
Public Links Golf association’s first tion swims scheduled to begin De
pro-am ateur tournam ent last week cember 11, leading to the city tour
end. Many of the star players in nament that is calendared for girls
this weekend’s Portland Open tour Dec. 27 and for boys Dec. 29.
nam ent have gained their “par” W hat begins as play in games
and “birdie” ratings on park bu and athletic activities at the com
reau sponsored courses. Last week munity recreation centers usually
end, members of Portland’s field- developes into practice and lots of
hockey team played in the N orth practice usually has the bright
west Women’s Field Hockey tour blooming of a tournam ent event.
nam ent at G rant Field with teams In the extended program of the
from Eugene, Corvallis, W ashing recreational division of the Bureau
ton and Idaho.
of Parks to meet the demands of
The opening games in the 1944- the increasing population of our
1945 basketball pageant played at war-busy city a recreation center is
Jefferson High school Tuesday easily available to the residents of
night, brought together men’s and almost every section of the city,
women’s team s th at use recreation and where a community building is
center courts for their practice. In not available a supplem entary pro
all park bureau-sponsored recrea- gram is carried on in the school. In
these indoor play centers they who
seek athletic prowess, instruction
in art, the crafts, drama, music,
dancing, sports or games may find
their recreational desires and ath
letic aspirations fulfilled. They are
designed to fill the recreational
needs and dçsires of everyone, of
every age level, and practically all
they have to offer is “for free.”
Portlanders might well include
among their thoughts of blessings
this Thanksgiving season a mind
fulness of the opportunities offered
through the city’s recreational pro
gram, and feel a fervent gratitude.
four . P itchers
have struck out
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GEORGE W lL T S E
(19 06 ), W ALTER
Authorized Adam H at Agency
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Open Friday Evenings
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WALKED EIGHT SACRAMENTO B A TTE R S ------ BUT
HE CAUOHT EIGHT OF THEM O F F FIRST BASE/