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CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 1941
Clackamas County News
L. D. MEADE, Editor and Publisher
Published weekly on Fridays at Estacada. Clackamas County, .Oregon.
Entered in the postoffice at Estacada, Oregon, as second-c..lss matter.
DR. H. V. A D IX
Physician and Surgeon
In Clackamas County, one year $ 1.t>0; outside the county and in the State
of Oregon, one year »2.00; outside the State of Oregon, one year »2.50;
foreign $3.00 a year. Subscriptions are payable in advance.
Kates for advertising made known on application. Advertiser, will please
take note that to insure insertion of advertisement in the issue of the
current week, advertising copy should reach this office not later than
Tuesday imoii. Assistance cheerfully given in the prepa:ation of copy.
Dr. H. A. Schneider
cent 48-hour period is true Hitler is
making ominous p: ogress.
Phone Sandy 151
The report that German warships As Walter Lippman has said, “The
reputedly the super-fast 26,000 new problem of the axis power is how to
battleship Scharnhorst and Gneisenau defeat the United States now that the
are operating within 1500 miles of decision has been taken to support
New York should not come as a sur the people who resist aggres
0. D. E B Y
prise. One of Hitler’s great military sion.” The Nazi’s plan Mr. Lippman
virtues is thoroness. He, like everyone continued probably has three phases.
A ttorney at Law
Confidential else in the world in touch with af Fiist, and most obvious phase is to
fairs knew long ago that the lend intensify the blockade of the British
lease ball would pass. It was only the Isles to sink the supply ships, to bontb
O regon City-:- Oregon
part of wisdom for the German ad the docks and shipyards and then to
miralty to have its laiders ready and attempt invasion. Second phase is to
waiting for the merchantmen to start immobilize the bulk of our navy by
long voyage across the Atlantic inducing Japan to keep on creating
S. E WOOSTER
with the military supplies we are “incidents” in the Pacific. Third
transferring now to Britian. Hitldi phase is to create ‘“alarm and diver
Real Estate, Loans, Insurance
has said that the great bulk of our sions” in this hemisphere in order to
shipments will be destroyed and he is distract our attention from Europe
Estacada, Ore. now unquestionably trying to make and present us with some tough prob
that boast good. And if the Ger lems at home. ,
man claim that 224,000 tons of Brit It is no secret that German agents,
ish shipping were sunk within a re- undercover as well as diplomats are
Dr. Thomas B. Carter
working overtime in the principal
Latin American lepublics and that
now going to work to combat
Phone Gresham 210
ANOTHER REDUCTION their are activities
in various ways. Some
Dairy Herd Inspector for
Landlord says to cut it $150 and experts firmly believe that as our aid
to Britian reaches considerable pro
G resham ,
portions German agents within this
country will launch a great and wide
sabotage campaign against our
and here’s your chance to save
Cooper & McAllister
material factories primarily the
»150 and give the buildings a new war
plants. The bulk of neutral
coat of paint and make the place airpane
authorities are convinced
worth »1000 more and it is a real that Germany
cannot win this war
Telephone Gresham 262
noma now with water and elec unless she is able
to keep us iron
Pow ell Blvd. Gresham, Oregon
British with the
poultry house and barn on three instruments of offense
acres of fine berry land close to she
so sorely needs.
C. DON PLATNER, M. D. handle and then $1500 at »20 per It is too early yet to tell what
British may expect in getting
Physician and Surgeon ___
month Including interest, that’s success
thru. At the moment it is
Clackamas County Bank B>ldgo,
easy,, buy it.
probable that British shipping losses
have been just about equalized by re
O ffice Hours, 2 to 5 P. M.
DO IT NOW
placements and seizures. But the
Evenings, Saturday and Sunday
Just right for you Sandy boys sources of replacements are growing
by Appointm ent
working in mill or lumbering.
fewer. This country is starting a big
Phone Sandy 441
program but it will bi
The MEYERS SERVICE a ship long building
time before vessels in appre
ciable quantity are sliding down the
This spring may supply the answei
Paint & Wallpaper Store
to the shipping question. It is known
Pictura Fram ing
that Germany has been building dos-
L. L. JONES & SONS
ens of small submarines of the 200-
ton class for operation in British wa,
Gresham , Ore.
ters. The German naval men are plac
M onum ent and Marker Display ing much of their faith in these little
opposite new P ostoffice, Gresham. underwater craft. Britians numbet
of destroyers the only surface ship
Roy B ohannon, Mgr., Tel. 245.
which have so far been really effec
A g ont for
tive in fighting subs makes the pro
Northwestern M utual F ire In». Co.
blem doubly difficult for her.
A etna Fire In». Co.
Hitler apparently believe» that the
U. S. navy if necessaiy will be wil
Tel. E»tacada S4-1
ling to convoy ships abroad and manj
offers the best of care to aged and an observer here agrees. That i.
invalids at from $30 a month where Jupan comes in. So long as she
makes periodic threats in the south»
S. E. LAWRENCE
Tel. Gresham 4374
western Pacific our naval strength
Oregon must be concentrated in those wa
Licenaed Electrical Contractor
HOT PO INT MAJOR
waters. It is believed that if Japar
ELECTRIC A PPLIA N C ES
actualy makes an attack on Singa
pore or Hongkong or French Indo
Rt. 2, Estacada, O regon
china or the Dutch East Indies wc
Tol. Estacada 97-3
will resist with force. In that case
Agent for Aetna Casualty and England could expect little help from
us in getting supplies across the 300 1
miles of water that lies between An
L. A. CHAPMAN
Capitol Fire rnsuraqc« Co.
Acewrllnt and Health insurance brose Light and Folkstone Head.
M O R T I C I AN
Hitler has said that the war will
this year, and end in an over
Calls attended D ay or Night
German victory complete
Telephone 36-7 and 38-31
with occupation of the Isles. Hitler
is not an idle talker. Now that spring
W. W. SIEMENS
is heie some of the most important
DR. C. E. STEWART
events in the history of the human
M usical Supplias
race may shortly occur.
Specializing in chronic and n e v -
vous disorders of tho Stom ach
and Intestinal Tract
W atch Repairing
Office Hours 10 a. m. to 5 p. m.
Gresham O ffice, Phone 250
63 W. 1st Street, Gresham
DR."H. M. KRAMER
Phone Estacada 3-19
Com plete X-Ray Equipm ent
Gen L'ral Carpentry, Repair»,
I __ Plum bing and Painting
Upholstering and Fornitura
TaL 34-41, Eatacada
In these days of committee-form
ing when every other person you
meet belongs to some committee to
aid America or to aid Great Britian
you wouldn’t expect much excite
ment to result from a one-man cam
paign to arouse a love for America
Yet this has been accomplished by
Sidney Hollander president of the
Every Ready Label corporation.
In plaque form his Credo now is
on display in thousands of school
classrooms and school pupils thru-
out the country have miniature re
productions of it pasted on their text
He has distributed millions of cop
ies of his Credo at his own expense.
The Credo reads::
“There’s no way like the AmeiR
can way . . . Because
“ I can go to any church I please.
“I an see and read and hear what
“ I can express my opinions openly.
“My mail reaches me as sent, un
“My telephone is untapped.
“I can join any political party I
“I can vote for what and whom i
“I have a constitutional right to
trial by jury.
“I am piotected against search and
“Neither my life nor my property
can be forfeited without due proj
cess of law.”
Oregon’t traffic death rate for the
month oi February was 5.1 peisons
killed per 100,000,000 miles of tra
vel Earl Snell secretary of state dis.
closed today. This is the lowest death
rate recorded by the state during the
past three years.
Oregon traffic accidents took but
eleven lives during the month of Feb
ruary compared to 30 lives lost dur
ing February 1940. While the num
ber of traffic deaths was reduced 63
percent travel in the state as shown
by gasoline consumption was increas
ed 19.2 percent. The reduction in the
number of deaths and increase in the
use of motor vehicles resulted in the
unusually low death rate for the
The state’s low death rate of 5-1
this February is nearly 70 percent
under the high death rate of 16.1 re
corded in February of last year. For
the first two months of tne year the
death late was 13.3 compared to
20.3 for the same period last year.
Broken lenses duplicated
Eyeglass frames repaired while
In his efforts to revise the Ten
Commandments to fit modern condi
tions one of Benito Mussolini’s favor
ite admonitions to the Italian enemy
is “Hate Thy Enemy.” He believes
that a major part of Italian reverses
in the war have resulted fiom peo
ple’s inabiiitay to hate hard enough
And why haven’t they hated? The
answer is Italian soldiers weren’t
sure whether they would go in on
the side of Germany or England.
We do our own grinding
VISION OPTICAL CO.
O ffice on Pow ell Blvd, opposite
Tel. Gresham 217, or
Portland BEA . 2975
Inside and Out I
* 6 9/\0 cu. ft. food storage space
*5!^’ ^ ew Fro*en Storage Compartment
•Glass-Topped Sliding Hydrator
•Quickube Ice Trays
• New M eat Tender
23 other im portant features, only •
M ote than 6 M illion hrlg id airea built
EA SY TER M S.
1941 MODEL M-4
Free Parking. Your own Terms in Reason
5716 S. E. 92nd Ave., North of Foster, Lents
Gresham Packing Co.
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
We are now contracting for youngberries, boysen-
berries, loganberries, red and black raspberries,
strawberries, gooseberries and currants. Market
R. I. Mactaughlin & Co., Owners
Telephone Gresham 277
Farm Listings. I have calls for farms that 1
cannot supply. Listings cost you nothing un
less a sale is made.
K. A. MILLER
Easter Specialties |
EASTERN MULTNOMAH AND NOR’IHERN CLACKAMAS
You are invited to inspect our new line of
MASSEY- HARRIS MACHINERY
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For the very latest in w orking equipm ent, see
Farmers Cooperative Gas and
R. A. TRIBOU, Manager
A rise in the number of births anil
a decrease in the death total gave
Oregon a particularly favorable bill
G resham , O re
211 N. M ain Ave.
of health for February.
Figures released by the public
health research department of an Ore
gon life insurance company revealed
that there were only 954 deaths from Jllfllllfin illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllM IIIIIIIIIM IIH IK a
all causes during the month as com
pared with 1177 in January.
During the month there were 1423
births reported to the state board of
health an increase of 174 over the
total reported in January of this
The beautifuiu technicolor picture
of daring adventure and devastating
Easter Baskets and Toys,
action “Nntamed,” will be at the
filled with pure wholesome
Esta theatre next Wednesday and
Thursday, April 9 and 10 starring
Ray Millard, Patricia Morrison and
10c, 15c and 25c each
a t our new display room, Greaham,, corner Pow ell Blvd and Avm Ave.
Wo invito comparison of aorvico,
quality and prico
LOWEST PRICES and FREE DELIVERY
DR. L. W. GRIFFITH
A complete optical service
S ee m> V( k ‘S in L ents for
rn rsiitu re avul A|»|>l innee*
Chicks, Bunnies, Baskets
and Easter Toys to delight
When you buy our Easter Candies you buy
Easter Gifts galore, either for the children or
A fine assortment of Easter Greeting cards,
priced at lc, 3 for 5c, 2 for 5c, 5c and 10c each.
Better Merchandise for Less at
I II oiiii ' n IKn<*kot §toi*o
In Gresham’s Main Avenue Shopping Center
: Main Avenue, North