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rLACKAMAS rflUNTY MEWS
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2A, 1941
Clackamas County News
L. D. M EADE, Editor and Publisher
Published weekly on Fridays at Estacada, Clackamas County, .Oregon.
Entered in the postoffice at Eetacada, Oregon, as second-calss matter.
DR. H. V . A D IX
Physician and Surgeon
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T H IS W E E K IN DEFENSE
W e will win the war and we are go
ing to win the peace that follows.”
Arm y and Navy Action
The Piesident announced he had
instructed the army and navy to take
all steps necessary to U. S. defense.
The war and navy department an
nounced that the army and navy had
beaten o f f attempted Japanese troop
landings in the Philippines, sunk a
29,000-ton Japanese battleship ,a
cruiser and destroyer .scored hits on
the battleship Kongo, that marine
garrisons at Midway and Wake were
holding out, and that secretary of
navy Knox had flown to Hawaii.
Sandy, O regon
O. D. EBY
A tto rn e y at Law
C ity, Oregon
S. E. W O O S T E R
Drs. T. B. and L ,B.
V E T E R IN A R IA N S
C. DON PLATNER, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Clackamas County Bank Bldg.
O ffic e Hours, 2 to 8 P. M.
E venings, Saturday and Sunday
by Appointm ent
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C H A P M A N FU N ER AL
E S T A C A D A and S A N D Y
Calls A tten d ed Day or Night
T el. Estacada 56-7
T el, Sandy 3-11
While its envoys discussed with
secietary o f state Hull means o f
maintaining peace in the Pacific, Ja
pan’ s forces attacked the Hawaiian
Islands, the Philippines, Wake and
Midway Islands, Guam, Hongkong
and Malaya. In the attacks on Am er.
ican possessions there were approxi
mately 3000 casualties ,one battle
ship and a destroyer sunk, several ot
her U .S. ships severely damaged and
a large number o f planes put out of
Stating that “ always will we re
member the character o f the on
slaught against us,” the President ask
ed Congress to declare a state o f
w ai1 exists between the U -S. and the
gress’s affirm ative action Germany
and Italy in accordance with their
agreement with Japan declared war
on the United States. Almost imme
diately Congress declared war on the
the European members o f the Axis.
Both the army and navy announc
ed volunteer enlistments at the re
cord level. The war department asked
Congress fo r legislation to register
all men 18 to 64 years old and to per
mit use o f men 18 to 45 fo r military
Selective service director
Hershey said it may be possible to
raise the number o f selectees in ser.
v ie » from the present 896,000 to ab
out 3,000,000 without using other
than the 21-28 age groups. I f Con
gress approves the induction o f those
now registered but deferred another
1,000,000 might be raised Gen Her
shey said. SS national headquarters
directed all local boards to reclass:fy
ex-service men who have been de
ferred because o f prior serivee.
Congress passed legislation rem ov.
ing the ban on U. S. army men from
serving outside the hemisphere. Con
gress also granted the army and navy
permission to hold enlisted men for
Addressing the nation by radio the
President said “ it w ill not only be a
long war, it w ill be a hard war. Not
only must the shame o f Japanese
treachery be wiped out, but the sour
ces o f international brutality, where-
ever they exist must be absolutely
and finally broken. W ith confidence
in our armed forces ,with the un
bounding determination o f our peo.
pie, we will gain inevitable triumph.
I W ALRAD
Following air raid alarms in San
IN S U R A N C E A G E N C Y
= Francisco and New York the offic e
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Groaham, Ore.3 o f civiliian defense ordered all Pa-
cifiic and east coast and Dstrict of
Columbia air raid volunteers on the
alert. OCD director LaGuardia an
ounced enrollment o f 950,000 air raid
wardens and other volunteers and
called fo r three times the existing
fire personnel plus one air raid war.
den fo r every 500 persons.
The war department asked all go
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home guards and state troopers av
ailable to meet any situation, instruc.
ted special plant protection services
to protect all arsenals, factories and
storage depots against sabotage.
Director McNutt o f defense health
and w elfare service asked governors
than keeping at home because I
to complete mobilizations o f state
have more time to earn something
health and welfare services. He also
so say many who have placed
issued a call fo r young women to en
their loved ones permanently in
in schools of nursing to meet
care o f Eva A .Meyers.
critical shortages o f professional nur
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Where each one feels that they
The navy initiated censorship on
are one o f the family, where all
all outgoing communications and fo r
is quiet and no commotion. Where
bid publicatioon o f any naval infor
there is no strife and no perturb,
mation that might be o f value to the
ing factors. Where health is care
enemy. The army restricted informa
fully guaided and everything done
tion o f troop movements except when
possible to make old people happy.
announced by the war department.
Wa Iks, fo r those able; Uhru
The maritime commiss on requested
three acres o f woods brings re
the press, radio and other news
freshing sleep. Rooms heated with
channels to refrain from publishing
hot water brings com fort these
information about merchant vessels
chilly nights. Chicken and turkey
in any waters.
dinners bring all to the table with
The President authorized the de
out second call but all eat break,
fense communications board to desig.
fast at such time as best suits
nate radio facilities o f the nation
fo r use, control, inspection or clos
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Dr. H. A . Schneider
SU B S C R IPTIO N R A T E S
In Clackamas County, one year $1.50; outside the county and in the State
o f Oregon, one year $2.60; outside the State o f Oregon, one year $2.50;
foreign $3.00 a year. Subscriptions are payable in advance.
Evelyn M. Lawrence
Agent fo r Aetna Casualty and
DR. L. W . GRIFFITH
A complete optical service
Broken lenses duplicated
Eyeglass frames repaired while
W e invite comparison of enrvica
quality end price
We do our own grinding
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Western Hemisphere nat
Engine, i ing students particularly C O NTIN U O U S PE RFO R M ANC E
ions in Rio de Janeiro in January.
are urged to eontii ue their woik be. ON N EW Y E A R ’ S D A Y
By December 12, Great Brltian, Can
cause the government nad estimated
ada, Costa Rico, Gautemala, Austral
a need for 30,000 engineering grad
There will be a continuous show at
ia, Belgium, China, Cuba, Dominican
uates by June 1042 even before the
Broadway theatre ■>! .Estacada on
Republic, El Salvador, Free France,
actual war broke out. In the continu
Greece, Haiti, Honduras, Netherlands
Thursday, January 1, New Years day
ation o f college work however it is
Indias, N ew Zealand, Nicaragua, Pa
the patriotic duty o f each student to from 2:15 p.m. Feature picture is the
nama, Poland, South A frica and the
take his courses seriously and give great technicolor masterpeice “ Dive
Sovie Union had either declared war
his best efforts to h:s country in this Bomber” starring Errol Flynn and
on Japan, severed diplomatic relu-
way the students were advised .
tions with that country or expteesed
Under secretary o f war Patterson
called fo r production o f all munitions
on a 24_hour a day basis. The SPAB
issued a declaration that the defense
program had bee nreplaced with a
victory program. O PM director Knuu .
son told his press conference the |
victory program calls fo r 1000 heavy j
four-engine bombers per month and j
a 168 hour week fo r the tank, gun,
ammunition and shipbuilding indus
tries us fast as men, materials and
machines are available. Director Od
ium o f the OPM contract distiibu-
It has been a pleasure to serve you the past
tion division speaking in N ew York
and we want to assure you that every effort
said war production will double in
w ill be made to give you the best o f goods and ser
1942. Civilian supply director Hen
derson cut auto production to 60 per!
vice in the New Year.
cent o f December last year.
The President invited industry and
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labor leaders to meet in Washington
on December 17 to reach an agree
ment to prevent labor disputes.
to All Our Friends and Customers
The President told his press con
ference the very great shortage of
most metals w ill necessitate use in
war production o f at least 50 per
cent o f the metals now going into
civilian use. The secretary o f agri.
culture issued a statement ‘ W e en
ter this struggle with greater re
serves o f food, feed and fiber than
at any other time in the history of
O PM priorities director Nelson pro
hibited sale o f new auto tires from
December 11 to January 4 to stop
a “ buying w ave” which started after
Japan’s attack. Price administrator
Henderson placed ceiling prices on
flashlights, bulbs and batteries and
asked purchasers o f “ must” items in
coastol areas threatened by air raids
to report all profiteering. He also
asked fo r a nation wide campaign
to conserve and accumulate waste
The economic defensse board pro
hibited exports to Japan and Japan-
nationals all over the world and to
China .except fo r shipments to the
Burma road via Rangoo. The board
also stepped exports o f all rubber
until further notice except in con
nection with lend-lease and to U. S.
Treasury secretary Monsantihau
ordered a halt to any commerce or
communication with Japan or her al
lies ordered all borders closed to Jap.
anese and froze all assets of Japan
ese nationals or businesses.
Stating that defense expenditure
increases will have to be matched by
increases in purchases of defense
bonds and stamps.
Mr. Morganthau ordered an inten
sive sales campaign.
The President deisgnated by pro
clamation all nationals of Gcimany,
Italy and Japan as enemy aliens and
authorized the Justice department to
take into custody those considered
dangerous. The Justice department
requested that all state and local o f
ficials leave the handling o f aliens
to federal authorities to prevent per
secution o f law-abiding and peaceful
enemy nationals. A U but 2303 o f the
1>100000 axis nationals in the U. S.
w ere allowed to remain free subject
to arrest on the slightest provocation
the department said. The others con
sidered dangerous were taken into
custody and will be placed in con.
ure by federal agents. The federal centration camps supervised by the
communications* commission prohibr
ted operation o f amateur radio sta
tions in all U. S. territory..
The army and navy announced cas- OSC Students Told to Awsit
uolty lists w ill be withheld from pub Coll to Service
lication in order to avoid guving aid
to the enemy in determining when
and where and how many losses the
U. S. had sustained. Families o f cas
ualties however will be notified im.
mediately whenever possible.
Lend-Lease to Continue
The White House issued a state
ment that “ the lend-lease program is
and will continue in full operation.”
Thhe statement said “ it was the Ger
man hope that i f the U. S. and Ja
pan could be pushed into war that
such a conflict would put an end to
the lend-lease program.” Germany
and Japan the President said “ are
conducting their m ilitary and naval
operations in accordance a lih a joint
plan. The American people must real
ize it can be matched only with simi.
lar grand strategy.”
Aid to U. S.
The state department asked the
Paa-Ameriean union to call a con-
O.S.C. students were told at a spe
cial convocation just prior to the
Chrstmas holidays to view the pres
ent w ar calmly but grimly to be rea-
J y fo r any self denial, service or
sacrifice but to trust the government
to te ll them when and where they
are most needed.
President emeritus G .W. Peavy
who was here at the time o f the ou t
break o f the first world war re
viewed the events o f those days ond
showed what a vital part Oregon state
played in that conflict both on the
figh ting fronts and in technical ser
vice at home. He said the selective
service act means just what it says,
and that until it selects students
here fo r military service they are
serving their country best by contin
uing their education so as to b j o f
greater value to a nation which must
more than ever become the arsenal
apd the bread basket o f democracy.
A t this Christmas season we take
great pleasure in wishing our
friends thruout this territory a
M ERRY CH RISTM AS
H AP PY N EW Y E A R
It has been a pleasure to serve
you the past year and we hope
our cordial relation s w ill contin
ue thruout the New Year.
Gresliam Seed & F e f d Co.
Leslie A . Walrad,
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OF THE SEASON
Empire Furniture Co.
It is our sincere wish that this Christmas be a
merry time for you and yours and that the New Year
w ill bring you all the good things o f life.
W e want to thank you for your business the past
year and to assure you that we will make every e f
fort to merit your business in 1942.
EMPIRE FURNITURE CO.
Carl Burch, Owner
Powell Blvd, and Main Avenue
The House of Greater Furniture Values
To You, Our Friends
W e extend Best Wishes
fo r a
and a wealth o f Happiness, Pros
perity and Health in 1942
W e want you to know that we have sincerely
appreciated your business in 1941 and we hope for
a continuance o f our cordial relations in 1942.
Farm Tractor Co.