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4 Heppner Gazette Times, April 2, 1942
THE HEPPNER (JAZETTE.
Established March 30. 1883;
THE HEPPNER TIMES.
Established November 18i 1897;
CONSOLIDATED FEBRUARY 15, 1913
Published every Thursday morning by
CBAWFOBD PUBLISHING COMPANY
and entered at the Post Office at Hepp
ner, Oregon, as second-class matter.
JASPER V. CRAWFORD, Editor
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Two Years - 4.50 -
Three Years 6.00
Six Months 1.25
Three Months 65
Single Copies 05
Official Paper for Morrow Connty
Whereas, by resolution of the Con
gress and proclamation of the Pres
ident of the United States, Monday,
the sixth of April next, has been
designated as Army Day; and
Whereas, the security of this na
tionnow depends in greater degree
than? ever before on -the strength and
efficiency of our Array; and
Whereas, hundreds . of -thousands of
ourJ,young men are now being in
ducted into Army service to fight
for ihe defense of their homeland
and "ko crush aggressors who seek to
rulethe wdrld by force;
Nw, therefore, IjCharles A. Spra
gue,' Governor of the State of Ore
gon, do piroclaim that Monday, April
6 next, shall be observed as Army
Day. throughout this state, and call
upon the citizens of the state to ob
serve this day by appropriate display
of the flag, by giving special recog
nition to soldiers who are stationed
on military duty within this state,
and by such' other tribute to the Ar
my aa may be suitable in the several
communities of the state.
I direct that the civilian defense
organization'," in cooperation' with'
military and patriotic groups, plan
for proper local observance of Army
I further urge that this day be..
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From Lot Angela Examiner.
Week of the War
iuch high altitude that the bombings
wete very inaccurate and little
Continued from First Page damage was done. U. S. submarines
275,000 new tires and 250,000 recap- sank four merchant ships and two
ped for trucks and a limited number cruisers in Japanese waters. U. S.
of recapped tires for war workers, Naval forces also destroyed instal-
taxicabs, farmers, salesmen and lations on Japanese-held Wake Island
government agencies. The OPA re- and Japanese -owned Marcus Island,
leased for rationing several classes U. S. losses reported included two
of higher-priced cars and those or- destroyers, a tanker and eight mer-
dered by state and local agencies chant ships sunk,
during 1941. The Office of Defense prices
Transportation will ration ambu- Maximum prices for gasoline and
la noes, hearses and station wagons.. fU 0n in n eastern states and the
Civilian Defense District of Columbia were set by
The President signed a bill pro- tn? 0PA- T stimulate production
viding Federal insurance for homes," of Pennsylvania crude oils, the of-
factories and farmsMamaged by en- fice authorized an increase of 25
emy action. Civilian Defense Direc- nts a barrel for all grades. OPA
asKea retan meat marKets not to
duction. The board ordered produc
tion of straight and safety razors and
blades held to the 1940 total of 2,400
million, about 600 million less than
last year's output. The board also
prohibited manufacture of metal
household furniture after May 31,
curtailed manufacture of floor lamps
and portable electric lamps, froze
manufacturers' stock of unit heaters
and ventilators, and restricted tea
deliveries and sales to 50 percent of
amounts delivered and sold in 1941.
It also placed pig iron under a com
plete allocation system and curtail
ed use of iron and steel in metal
The President signed the second
War Powers Bill which provides
criminal penalties for priority viola
tions and extends the President's
property seizure powers. The WPB
said a modified production require
ments plan has been developed for
firms with an annual volume of less
than $100,000. To conserve critical
materials, the WPB prohibited de
struction of certain used rubber pro
ducts and ordered simplification of
Agriculture Secretary Wickard
, said farmers are making shifts in
operations this year which ordinar
ily would require several years, but
with normal weather conditions
wartime goals for several commod
ities probably will be exceeded, to
increase 1942 production of pack
canned tomatoes and peas ior mil
itary use. The War Department told
canners it will pay higher prices for
the pack of those agreeing to guar
antee fixed minimum prices to the
grower. The Agriculture Depart
ment said it will continue to support
market prices for designated types
of 1941 crop-dry edible beans.
Alien and Disloyal Citizens
Attorney General Biddle reported
the Justice Department will start
proceedings in 30 or 40 cases, and
later in "hundreds more," to denat
uralize disloyal foreign-born citizens,
particularly members of the German-American
Bund. The War Re
location Authority said the first
tflr'TanH c said pstah shmpnt nt . dsK.eu iticui meal iuaiK.eis
made the occasion for renewal of first-aid supply centers which du- raise pork products prices above
our pledge to win victory in the pre- plicate equipment already existing raid-March levels. From April 1 to
sent war with the axis powers, and jn tne OCD Emergency Medical Ser av 30 "standard" newsprint prices
call for fresh support through the y;ce ihcealensta-cause. aseriouswu ke Irozen at the current price
purchase of government bonds and fshortaae of medical essentials. The 6f $0 a ton, and a permanent price
contributions to war relief and wel- I oCD'said ' an air-raid siren that
In witness whereof, I have here
unto set my hand and caused the
seal of the State of Oregon to be
could efficiently serve an area of
eight to 10 square miles will be in
production soon and might cost as
little as $1,500.
Done in, the City of Salem this AU y. S. Array Air Stations, ex
iwemy-eigjiui uay oi wiarcn, in uie
year of our Lord nineteen hundred
CHARLES A. SPRAGUE,
To the Editor;
Last year an announcement was
made that no rubbish should;' be
burned in the streets and was com
plied with by practically all of our
citizens. It seems that the announce
ment needs repeating sinc -a , few
have forgotten, and on two or three
Wights during the past week, other
wise lovely evenings were made hid
eous by a few smoking, t stinking
No doubt these little trash fires
are the result of a combinitioii of
impulses; one being qthe desire to
clean up the premises, which-
laudable, and thoughtlessness as to
cept those at certain strategic points
on the West coast, will hold, open
house on Army Day, April 6, Air
Forces Commander Arnold said.
Late model fighter planes and bomb
ers will be placed on exhibit, and
air force activities will be explain
ed to visitors. Congress completed
action on legislation which will en
able apjM-oximately 20,000 Ameri
cans in Canadian and British forces
to regain their citizenship and be
transferred to, the U. S. Army.
The rlouse passed and sent to the
Senate an $18; billion War Appro
priation' Bill including $7 billion for
31,000 airplanes and their equipment.
War Secretary Stimson said the Ar
my plans to induct 175,000 Negro
selectees, this -year. He said plastic
fuzes wilP replace the standard alum
inum fuzes for trench mortars thus
Ti"eeTng t6ns"of "aluminum and many
machine tools for other production.
order will be issued for May 30. The
OPA set retail prices ceilings for
new ypewriters at March 5 levels,
and for radio receiving sets, phono
graphs, domestic washing and iron
ing machines, domestic heating and
cboking stoves at March 19 levels.
' Priorities and Allocations
The WPB ordered manufacture of
electric toasters, flatirons and other
electrical appliances to cease after
May 31, preparatory to converting
the $60 million industry to war pro-
the effect that stinking smoke may Armv Surgeon .General -Maeee list
have on your asthmatic neighbor. ;'drmany physical defects no Joriger
An easy, cheap way jto avoid those, considered,' barrier for limited seri
terrific smells is to haye that trash vi-ce for officers of ;the' Army supply, j
hauled away to the junk pile, where ' 'jos .and services.
It can be burned without offense- "'' yaj Front i4 7 ' r 1 : ' 3:)
well anyway, without.offense to so t rXrmy ; and '.Navy rwiKured
many' J. 0. TURNER, Mayor, f: Navy, has been ; given MhfW
L . raand over all 'anti-submarine ac-
' tivities on both coasts,' and Army air1
units have been -allocated, tpVstne
Naval Commanders of sea frontiers.
The President awarded the Con
gressional Medal of1 Honor to Gen-,
eral MacArthur for conspicuous
leadership against the Japanese in
the Philippines. President Quezon
, and members of the Philippine gby-r, .
eminent war cabinet joined General
MacArthur in Australia where they--will
continue to carry on govern-
ment functions. ......
Corregidor Island was raided sev
eral times by enemy planes, but
anti-aircraft fire kept the planes at
GRADUATES FROM AIR FIELD
Scott Field, 111. Pvt. William C.
Wright, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orian
E. Wright of Heppner, has received
his certificate of graduation from
Scott Field, the radio' university of
the Army Air forces.. Pvt. Wright
will shortly be assigned to another
post, where he will use his tech-,
nical knowledge in effecting vital
plane - to -"ground communication.
Scott Field, one of several Army Air
forces technical schools designed to
"Keep 'Em Flying," offers enlisted
men a thorough and comprehensive
training in radio.
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'k rtorekeeper named Mr.
"S(a1cI "Bombers' and ships
10 2 will be sped, :
If we can arrange, '
When people get change,
To sell them Defense
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You can't buf freedom I
fe But your dotlara do pro-rid
- the tanks, the guna, tha
planea to eruih the Asia!
Buy a V. 8. Defcna Boatd
or Stamp regularly!
large-scale relocation of 20,000 alien
and citizen Japanese residents from
west coast military areas will be es
tablished on the Colorado River In
dian Reservation, Parker, Arizona.
Residence property for sale; 2
large lots, 5-room house with bath.
Phone 1122. ltf.
ALL EXAMINATIONS FREE
At Dr. Rockwell's office from 1 p. m. to 8 p. m. daily
Alter checking your case if I find that I cannot handle it I
will be glad to tell you sc. and if possible help you locate the'
For the reason that so many complications develop in handling
confinement cases, I will have to refuse to accept any more of these
oases unless proper arrangements have been made with me ninety
days before date due. In case these arrangements have been made
with one of the other doctors of Heppner and proper tests com
pleted, and your doctor is unable to care for your case I will be
glad to handle the case.
Emergency cases will be taken care of at any hour, other
cases between 1 p. m. and 8 p. m.
So come in and if you are short of cash we may be able to
find some way of handling your case. My fees are always less
Yours for health,
DR. W. H. ROCKWELL
Changes in Train Schedules
Effective Sunday, April 5th
PACIFIC LIMITED Eastbound Dotty
No. 26 Lv. Arlington 2:17 p. m. instead of 2:45 p. m.
PACIFIC LIMITED Westbound - Daily
No. 25 Lv. Arlington 6:15 p. m. instead of 5:59 p. m.
Arrive Portland 10:30 p. m.
PORTLAND ROSE Eastbound - Daily
No. 18 Lv. Arlington 1:05 a. m. instead of 12:43 p. m.
No change Westbound.
THE SPOKANE Portland to Spokane- Daly
No. 12 Lv. Arlington 12:48 a. m. instead of 12:50 a. m.
No change westbound.
Night Train Portland Tacoma Seattle
Leave Portland 11:00 p. m. daily instead of 11:30
p. m. Arrive Tacoma 4:50 a. m., Seattle 6:45 a. m.
Returning: Leave Seattle 11:00 D. m., Tacoma 12:33
. a. m. Arrive Portland 6:45 a. m."
For furthar deiailt and reservations, inquire of local ogenf.
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD