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ASHLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY,
THIS AND THAT
(By (»1.1» TIMER)
lu I I k - Editor:
Le&therneck Raiders Attack Toro kina
'I noxi’ su-cullsd parking strips
Mlioum uu collvi'lli'U into Victory
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Job win h patient man, but m
diuo i uuic to Wori> uvc-i Ku in*
come lux return.
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Tourism will vuw some plclur
esque ruins In Germany and Italy
Wuen the war elide.
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Those wiio illecredlt the Ameri
can Way of Life are uxuully
skilled dobutera, plausible In their
arguments but whose true de
sire ie to be able to live from the
U. S. Mann« Corp* Photo
aweut and toll of the other fel i
A group of Marine Ilaldrrw crearli In the dense Jun tie undergrowth shortly after landing on the beach
at Torokina in the Bougainville c ampaign. Camouflaged helmets and suits make it didicult for enemy
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plane* and snipers to spot the junglr-firhtinr Soldiers of the Sea.
A Ituxxiitn Communique »peak*
of a "fluid drive" launched by the
lied army. Object being, of course,
NEW QI ARTER AT
to liquidate the enemy.
E BEGINS MAR. I I
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winter quarter at the South
Uncle Zeke opines that )if<
ern Oregon College of Education
somehow seemed simpler in the
closes Wednesday, March 13.
Earl Newbry is the new Chamb
duya when we ate In the kitchen
12X111 X Callie Owl wluiUllO..
und everybody used the roller m Hie U.»mel 2 ii.isi.cliiail louru Spring vacation occupies the time er of Commerce president, Gerald
between this date and classes be Weimer, new vice president, and
towel on the back of the door.
ament held ul the Suu inerii Vie
ginning In the spring quarter, Alice Paterson, reelected secre
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gun College oi Education last ahi
Under the weight of bomba and unlay, inis will give lue Kcu. which opens the following week, tary.
At a recent meeting the new
the initiative of Allied fighters team lile oppul lUnliy lu leprcscul with registration Tuesday, March
the myth of Japanese invincibility Maurici i ai the stale tournament, 14 and classes beginning Wednes directors were Installed in office.
G. H. Billings and Paul Finnell,
in the PiM-iffc is being dispelled
io be held in ìsuiem, Juaicn li, day, the A 15th.
retiring vice president, were given
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a vete of thanks for their splendid
Not all bears hibernate, it
The Grizzlies defeated the Med-
work during the past year.
seems, the llussinn variety does ford team 32-21.
Tentative plans were drawn up
the hardest and beat work in the > Klamath Fails placed second by
The Southern Oregon College of for the annual banquet. It is
dcleaimg the Roseburg Indians
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Education is offering an evening hoped that Dean Victor P Morris
They might not need me
Tne coaches present at the class in figure painting during the from the University of Oregon
Yet they might
tournament selected an ull-xiai spring quarter. The course will School of Business Administra
I'll let my heart be
team placing two Ashland men, carry full college credit, and reg tion, will be the speaker.
Business people are urged to
Just in sight—
Jim Bartell und Wlniield Kober- istration fee will be the minimum
A smile, so small
$8.50. Students will register for send in their reports for the Work
son on this teem
Ax mine, might be
the course on Monday, March 20, Pile Plan by March 14th. It is
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Precisely, their necessity.
7 p. m., al the Ashland i’ublic hoped that by planning in this
Library. Those who do not repre way the returning soldier boys
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sent college entrance require ' will find work waiting for them.
We read that after a 100,000 <
ments may enroll as special stu Furthermore
Secretary m state tiut> raricii
this "forward look" movement
mile tour covering every front,
dents. without college credit.
the Army's special service direct- . today endorsed the plan toi u
Miss Marion Ady of the S^'CE leading to expansion will typify
or learns that GI Joe likes ice state- wide sulely weea m Oregon art department, who will conduct the wide-awake progressive sort
cream, movies and cold drinks uuimg tne week oi March la-la the class, announces that the of community, of which we are
Yet some say that research is a when safety oig.uilzallonx und course will be of equal interest to proud.
uthiis win emphasize Uic imjioii-
waste of time. ■*» ■—-»
beginning students and advanced I
ance of accident preventnqi by
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students. Cost of materials may
Congress appears to be afflict- . means of exhibits, publicity, talks be planned to suit the budget of
ed with an over-dose of partisan and other measures th long bout each student. Interesting models
Celebrating an overwhelming
will be provided. Class will meet
Solely activities tor the week
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for two hours, 7 to 9 p. m., every victory in the ‘‘Battle of the
Why all this pussy-footing will be developed around the slo Monday for 12 weeks at the pub Fourth War Loan," Swan Island
gan, "It's patriotic to be careful.'
launched its 56th tanker, the S. S.
about a soldier-vote bill?
Attention was called lu a leceiu
At the end of the course there ’’The Dalles," on Tuesday, March
study mude by the Nullunul bale-
will be an art exhibit, when the 7, under 'sponsorship of the Swan
iy Council which showed Inal work of the class will be on dis Island Mechanical Department,
Unie lust us a result ui accidents
winners of the "Sponsor a Tank
mvulv.ng Oiegonians lust ycai
Prospective students requiring er" War Bond contest.
Oregon sevenleen-year-olds are was suuicieht to have built 83
During the Fourth War Loan
additional information may phone
helping to set an enviable and oauci ly ships.
Drive, Swan Island employes pur
6846 or 5041.
perhaps unmatched record for
’"Inis stale cannot aflord such
chased $2.554,361.25 worth of War
enlistment of aviation cudeta in ■oases ul a Ume when we are
Bonds against a quota of $2.548.-
tne Army Air Corps Enlisted Re straining uut piuductiun capacity
000. This is 21.5 per cent of the
servo according to procurement to the utmost in uur war elfort, '
total Swan Island payroll. The
ligures recently released by Major Farrell declared, "it is the hope ui
winning department, headed by
B. P. Cody, state recruiting chief. the vurious agencies coopeiating
Supt. John P. Walisch, sold $133,-
Major Cody advised all future tn the safety week program that,
390 25 against a quota of $97.000.
army airmen still attending high citizens uf this state will receive
school to watch for the announce a mure comprehensive Idea oi tne
ment pertaining to the organiza imjKii lance uf accident prevention
HOST AT LOCAL LSO
tion of a Silver Wing club in in Uie interests of our war eflurt."
their school. Walt Disney, famous
Cooperating in the safety week i
Guests for the Ashland' USO's
creator of Donald Duck cartoons, program will be the Oregon Safe
regular Friday evening waffle
has designed a special shoulder ty Association, affiliate of the
supper were a convoy from Camp
patch Insignia for the Oregon club National Safety Council with
White's 321st Medical Corps, 96th
alone. The distinctive insigniu will headquarters in Portland; the
be presented to ail members to i'ortiand city
Members of the Wesleyan Serv
wear on civilian clothes.
ice Guild who are hostesses dur
Commission, the Safety Division
ing March served about 30 guests.
of the Secretary of State's offici',
Miss Carrie Mae Smith, chairman
the i’ortiand chapter of the Amer
of the hostess group, wasr assist
On Saturday evening. March 5, ican Society of Safety Engineers,
ed by Miss Voda Brower, Mrs.
at the Methodist
Parsonage, the American Red Cross and in
Eric Weren, Miss Ethel Reed, Miss
Charles R. Speers and Donna • dustries, business groups and oth
Ollie Depew. Assisting also were
Muriel Jacob were Joined in mar- I er agencies carrying oil safety
Senior Hostesses Mrs. Norma
tinge by the Rev. Dr. G. W. activities.
Stearns and Mrs. Florence Far-
Bruce. Tlie beautiful double ring
ceremony was used, and the bride
and groom stood in front of six
Immediately following the
lighted tapers In a room decorated morning worship hour in the
Jane Carey, daugh-
with sweetpeas and crystal can Methodist Church, the pastor, Dr.
Mrs. C. V. Cary,
G. W. Bruce, retired into the Lit-
and Sgt. Eugene F. Slade of the
Accompanying the bride anil tie Cha|H‘l wherein were waiting
Medford Army Air Base were
groom were Cpl. Lowell E. Nich- Sgt. Donald E. Howard from
united in marriage in the Little
oloson from New Albany, Ind.; Yakima, Wash., and Miss Beatrice
Chapel of the First Methodist
Dorothy Boggs of Roscoe, Calif.; Maud Mott of Corvallis, Ore.
Church Thursday evening. March
Pvt. and Mrs. Wilbur Austin and Standing before the candles of th<
2, 1944. Dr. George W. Bruce
Baby Donna Georganna of San altar with Mr. John Billings as
Roy L. Brown, one of the most pastor, read the marriage lines in
best man and Mrs. John Billings
outstanding Bible teachers in the presence of relatives and
as matron of honor, the young
America today, will conduct an friends.
couple were Joined in holy mar
Evangelistic Bible Conference at
The attendants were Miss Bar-
B. M. I.INTNGER
the First Baptist Church from bara Cary and Cpl. Gilbert S
March 21-26 inclusive. The ser Baxley.
Are Invited to Be Guests of the milt with white accessories and vice will be each evening at 7:30.
Following the ceremony a re-
had a corsage of white gardenias.
SOUTHERN OREGON MINER
On Sunday he will speak at 11:00 ception was held at the home of
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Rev. Gordon the bride's parents on Liberty
mony was performed.
at the VARSITY THEATRE
C. Griffin, the pastor, extends a Street.
The young couple were dinnet
(Friday and Saturday)
cordial invitation to all and in
After a short wedding trip, the
guests of the church during the
sures the public they will be ben young couple will be at home in
‘WHISTLING IN BROOKLYN*
covered dish dlnntfr program im
efited by these messages, which Medford.
mediately following the wedding
are illustrated by charts.
Mrs Slade was graduated from
"OVER MY DEAD BODY”
the local high school in 1939 She
Mr and Mrs. Paul Merfeld of has been employed at the Ash
Seaman 1/c Kenneth Caton,
(Sanday, Monday, Tuesday) ■
who is gun sighter in the .arm Camp Adair near Corvallis, are land Chamber of Commerce and In
I “WATCH ON THE RHINE”
guard crew of a liberty ship, Is visiting relatives in Ashland and the office of the Air Base at Med
Please call at the Miner Offict
located in the South Pacific, some Medford Mrs Merfeld is the for ford. The groom is head of the
for Your Guest Tickets
transportation of the Air Base.
mer Eunice Putman of Ashland.
where south of the equator.
Earl Newbry New
C. of C. President
UlSÎKlCI III Lt
Register for Art
Course March 20
Safety Week Program
S. S. The Dalles
Launched March 7
Silver Wing Clubs
Organized in Schools
Conference to be at
MARCH 9, 1944
WSCS Enjoys Interesting Meeting at
First Methodist Church last Friday
Tne regular meeting of the 4»------------
Womens Society of Christian was then given by Mrs. Jomi
Service of tne Methodist Unurch znumgx, tne boox being, ' New
convened in the church parlors world A-Comm" by Koi Otiley.
last Friday morning, nepoits inu book acais wun uie negro
xrum tne various committees were problem. It is said that Hanem
given, and other routine business is tne capital of Black America.
Booker T. Washington said re
tiiuisucied. Flans for making af-
gnans lor the Camp White Hos ferring to negroes and wanes,
pitals were discussed, and an ap "In all things social, we can be
peal was made for wool material. as separate as the five fingers
lor th Ji work, in closing the pies- and yet as one as the hand tn all
ident, Mrs. George Mason, pre things essential to mutual prog
sented tne goais of the society ress.” W. E. B. DuBois held that
"The negro race, like ail races is
»or uie coming year.
Luncheon was served at noon at going to be saved by its excep
winch Ume a number of soldiers’ tional men. Negro youth must be
wives were given an opportunity schooled in the colleges and uni
to introduce themselves and to versities of the land .... not too
many college-bred men, but
tell where their homes are.
ine society reconvened at 1:30 enough to leaven the lump.
Father Divine came to Harlem
with Mrs. Paul Byers leading the
devotional service. This was fol at a time, when conditions were
lowed by a satisfactory mite box bad. He started several reforms
opening. The program leader, Mrs. that were good, but his work did
J. H McCracken, gave a short re not hold up. There are three clas
view of the Study Book theme, ses among negroes, upper-profes-
“Women's Voices." She said that sional people, moddle-skilled
women’s voices are going to be workers and bottom-unskiled.
The church plays an important
heard in the topics of the day,
in the plans for the peace to come, part in the uplift of the negro.
Labor unions have tried to bar
and even in the labor union dis
cussions. Wise church women the negro in the past but are be
must be ready to take their part coming more tolerant, and black
in these plans for a better world. ! , —
— white are found working side
A very interesting book review ( by side.
Dinner-Program Held Ashland PTA Council
At Methodist Church Holds Meeting
Immed.ately following the
morning church service Sunday,
the members and friends of the
church gathered in the dining
room of the church for a covered
dish-dinner program. This was a
program in co-operation with
42,000 other Methodist Churches
throughout the world. It cli
maxed the close of a week of spe
cial study and prayer and worship
and special reconsecration. At the
tables, during the dinner hour,
John Billings gave an address on
"The World Program of the
Church." E. X. Kendall spoke on
the subject, "The Church and .the
Home Community.” Miss Cora
Mason presented the subject, "The
Church and Myself.” Miss Voda
Brower gave an address on the
subject, "The Church's Source of
The dinner program was well
attended and, judging by the re
sponse of the people, it is an oc-
casion very worthwhile. Because
of this and other similar programs
and services of dedication, the en-
tire church will feel the warmth
and glow of new spiritual power
for some lime to come. Because
of offerings which today were laid
on the altars of Methodism the
missionary progrtim of the church
will be advanced, and countless
souls will be given gospel priv
The Women's Association of the
Presbyterian Church met for reg
ular meeting last Thursday. Mrs.
W. D. Jackson was chairman of
the hostess committee.
Mrs. Glen Sanders of Medford
was present in the afternoon to
conduct the service of installation
Mrs. T. J. Norby was in charge
of an interesting missionary play
that was presented at the after
Ashland P. T- A. Council met
Thursday afternoon at Washing
ton School with Mrs. R. I. Flan-
erty hostess to the group.
Mrq. Etta Schilling presided
over the meeting. Mrs. R. L.
Crosby, Mrs. J. I. Waybrant and
Mrs. Frank Culp were appointed
on the Nominating Committee.
Mrs. Frank Culp and Mrs. C.
M. Frazier were on the after
BARN THOU SE—MILLER
Miss Margaretts Barnthouse,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. G.
Barnthouse, became the bride of
Gordon Miller, son of Mr. and
Mrs. V. D. Miller, at a lovely
wedding at the Baptist Church,
The Rev. Gor
don Griffin read the double ring
service in the presence of a large
number of relatives and friends.
Mrs. L. E. M jrriman, accompa-
nied by Mrs. Arthur Peters sang,
"O Promise Me" and "Because.”
Mrs. Peters also played Masse-
net’s "Angelus i” 1
sohn's march and the Lohengrin
Miss Betty Lou Smith was
bridesmaid and Mr. Laurence
Plagmann of Corvallis, best man.
Chester Corry and L. E. Merri-
man were ushers.
After the wedding a reception
was held at the home of the bride’s
parents on Granite Street. Mrs.
V. D. Miller, mother of the groom,
and Mrs. James F. Smith, grand
mother of the bride, poured.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller are Ash
land High graduates, and they
ilso attended Southern Oregon
College of Education. Mrs. Miller
has been employed at the Ration
Board Office, and Mr. Miller is
an employee of the local bank.
They are spending a honeymoon
in the south this week, and upon
their return, will be at home in
the Spindler apartments.
BONDS OVEB AMBBiCA
On the shores of the
Delaware stands the
oldest residence in
Pennsyl vanis, the
Caleb Pusey House,
built at Upland in 1683
of field stone and mor
tar like so many resi
dences of early Colo
More War Bonds
The countries of occu
pied Europe hold an
cient landmarks point
ing to the dim past, but
in the mad attempt to
Nazify the entire conti
nent Germany has wan
tonly destroyed thou
sands of historic links
to obliterate all but the