Herald and news. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1942-current, July 04, 1942, Page 2, Image 2

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rmy'f name for the Douglas
light attack bomber which the
. British call the "Boston" and
which they have In the series,
DB-7, DB7A and DB-7B.
.' : There are minor variations in
'the models, the DB-7B corres
ponding most closely to the A
- 20A.
It is a three-seat mid-wing
monoplane ' powered by two
-Wright double-row "Cyclone"
engines. Its weight, loaded, is
' 0,080 pounds. No data on per
' formance are available.
'"Its speed has been estimated
at. about 350 miles an hour, how
Wer, making it one of the fast
''est' warplanes of its size in ex
'isrence. '"' Their attack on German-held
territory across the channel was
,: believed to be the inauguration
i'bf raids which will gradually in
'" crease to considerable force in
.keeping with the long-promised
.'heavy pounding of German po
sitions. ;
. ; . DETROIT, July 4 W Fire
'swept the Schaefer highway
yard of the Currier Lumber com
pany today and P. J. Currier,
-president of the firm, said ha be
lieved the blaze was the work of
an incendiary. He estimated the
loss at $200,000.
.-" The - flames gutted the main
storage building of the yard and
-"destroyed its stock of lumber,
asphalt shingles and 60 electric
-refrigerators which Currier said
were to have been Installed in
.'homes' that were being built for
'-war plant workers.
"The storage building was of
'fireproof construction," Currier
said. "I cannot see how the fire
'could have started unless It had
been set deliberately."
-The building was of cement
..blocks, with a galvanized iron
Toof. The police arson squad be-
-gan an immediate Investigation.
' .'It was the second major fire
tn recent years to damage Cur
rier- properties. A $300,000
-blaze swept a branch yard in
'1938. ;(.
- Currier's -home also was dam
aged by a bomb last winter In his
l-BOOM modern unfurnished
house, $15. 905 N. 4th. Phone
6612. ; 7-4
GASOLINE computing pump
Jervlce. Mark Smith & Co.
' 155 E. Main street, Klamath
. - Falls. Phone 5370. . , 7-4
Red-Blooded Romance
. or the steel Mills! g
Final Chapter
Governor Election
By Puerto Ricans
To Be Studied
White House secretary said to
day that President Roosevelt had
approved a suggestion that a
study be undertaken on pro
posed legislation to give Puerto
Rico the right to elect its own
Discussing reports that Rex
ford G. Tugwell,- governor of
Puerto Rico, had recommended
such a plan to the president,
Stephen Early, White House
press secretary told reporters
that while the president had ap
proved a suggestion by Interior
Secretary Ickes that the question
be studied he had not received
the results of the study.
A fourth route of transportation
to Alaska a railroad already
Is being surveyed, the war de
partment disclosed last ' night,
and about one-third of a pro
posed 1300-mile rail line be
tween Prince George, B. C, and
Fairbanks, has been studied.
The survey, which started se
cretly and with war-time speed
this spring, is scheduled for com
pletion Oct 1, the department
(In Seattle, two members of
the Alaska international high
way commission split in their
opinions of the railroad.
(Rep. Warren C. Magnuson.
commission chairman, told the
Post-Intelligencer in a telephone
interview from Washington that
"we are tickled to death for it
means we will get a supply line
to Alaska and that is what we
have been fighting for. Building
this railroad means there also
will be a highway along this
route, which will give us two
highways and a railroad Into' the
territory. The members of the
Alaska highway commission are
well pleased." .
(Donald MacDonald, Alaska
road commission engineer, criti
cized both the inland highway
and rail routes. He favored a
coastal location which - would
connect with cities in southeast
ern Alaska.) -
The war department said pre
liminary work on the railroad is
being-carried on by the corps of
engineers,- which is also build
ing . the highway. , "Complete
cooperation" has been received
from the Canadian government,
the department said.
VIEIRA Born at Hillside
hospital, Klamath Falls, Ore.,
July 4, 1942. to Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph M. Vieira, Sprague
River, Ore., a boy. Weight: 7
Mrs. Panning 111 Friends will
be sorry to learn that Mrs. Harry
Panning, well know young ma
tron ol this city, is reported as
seriouly ill in the Coffey Mem
orial hospital in Portland, where
she has been receiving medical
ri .
Color Cartoon
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(Continued From Pago One)
showed that the German on
slaughts were steadily diminish
ing in numerical strength, if
not in vigor.
Describing the German attack
of Thursday afternoon, one ob
server said the enemy tanks
were massed behind the Infant
ry an innovation in German
tactics but as they were about
to enter the battle, the British
counter-attacked from the north
on the German left flank. This
diverted the German armored
formation from support of the
infantry and the entire attack
Enemy planes raided the Suez
canal area last night and alarms
sounded in Cairo and numerous
other areas. The Egyptian in
terior ministry said that a few
bombs were dropped and that
there were only three casual
ties, one fatal.
BROADCASTS), July 4 (If)
The axis desert divisions were
declared by the Italian high
command today to have de
cisively repulsed counter-attacks
by reinformed British troops in
sharp fighting "east and south
of El Alamein," -65 miles from
DNB said today German planes
had again bombed objectives in
the Alexandria region and
dropped (propaganda) leaflets
over Cairo in support of the
axis Egypt offensive.
Damage was caused among
a number of tents near Alexan
dria, a British naval base, and
an air field was hit and several
aircraft were set afire, the news
agency said.
Virginia Howard
Will Rule As
Victory Queen
(Continued from Page One)
of Klamath Union high school,
Virginia attained the senior
honor roll. She will attend the
University of . Oregon in Sep
tember, where she hopes to
study interior decorating.
Virginia was a member of
Pep Peppers at KUHS, took an
active part in student affairs
and took part in the senior
play. She has one brother, Jim,
who's sort of proud of liimsulf
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Sweeping to the screen
in all the adventurous
spirit of the nation's
most colorful era!
mar only a "
heart doctor M f
could cure! P '"VK
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Tulelake Growers
Open Up Attack
On Labor Problem
(Continued from Pago One)
situation. Ho pointed out that a
serious situation may woll arise
which will require hundreds of
men to help harvest the basin
Main suid ho believes it de
sirable to go to work immed
iately on this program so that
all will be set for action in
case of emergency. Otherwise,
he said, technical delays might
cancel tho benefit when the
situation calls for immediate
The Tulelake growers plan a
conference witlt the Klamath
county farm labor committee,
which has been working on the
labor shortage problem.
Members of the executive
committee of the Tulolako grow
ers aro George Yost, Fred Mc
Murphcy, Lee Dixon, Otto
Schultz, Sam Anderson and
John flolson.
Main urged all Tulelake
farmers to get into the organi
zation. He said that this will
add force to the effort. Further
more, he said, he favors either
close cooperation with farmers
on the Oregon side of the line,
or a basin-wide organization.'
Department Fund
Fight Still Boils
(Continued From Page One)
ment to meet its fortnightly pay
roll next Wednesday.
The department has been with
out funds since Wednesday,
when the now fiscal year began
and the house and senate re
mained in disagreement on con
troversial sections of the S680,
000.000 supply bill.
Farm state senators hinted
strongly that a substitute farm
bill passed hastily by the house
Thursday night be allowed to
die In the senate appropriations
committee. Senator Russell (D
Ga.), floor manager for the farm
fund, openly labeled the house
action "unfair" and "almost con
temptablo" to the senate.
Barkley Stand
Barkley said congress should
pass a simple resolution continu
ing last year's appropriations
temporarily because "the depart
ment can't operate Indefinitely
without funds."
It has had none since the old
fiscal year ended Tuesday mid
night without agreement on the
farm bill. Secretary Wickard
and his aides began to wonder if
the dispute would be settled in
time to permit issuance of regu
lar fortnightly paychecks to em
ployes Wednesday.
Leave for Vallejo Mrs. Wil
liam Shaffer and son, Howard
Shaffer, left Saturday morning
for Vallejo, Calif., where they
will spend the weekend visiting
with Shaffer's two daughters.
If foil are particular, buy
your insurance from Hans Nor
land, 118 North 7th.
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plane driven by Charles Cnpps.
Mast comical entry went to
"Charllo Chaplin" whosn luinio
could not be learned after the
parade. Flo Perkins as a plump
matron, won the outstanding pet
award as she walked in the line
of march with lier small dog.
An additional award also cmno
from the Judges who guvo $15 to
the Henley Sheep club for their
excellent entry.
Big Bond Sale
Immediately a(ter the parade
there was a sale of bonds and
stamps. One purchaser, whoso
name was not divulged, pur
chased $6000 worth of bonds.
The total was near 58000 a half
hour after tho parade.
Jerry Thomas of tho Junior
chamber of commerce, announ
ced the parade over a PA system
donated by George Conner. Tho
Junior chamber handled the par
ade details.
South Sixth street buzzed with
automobiles as hundreds of cars
left Immediately for tho fair
grounds whero the seventh an
nual Klamath Buckaroo Days
rodeo was to get underway with
the burst of a bomb at exactly
1:30 p. m. The grand entry was
to be followed by a fast moving
program of amateur arena
Last of the Victory dances was
scheduled for tonight with Sun
day's program Including tho ro
doeo at 1:30 p. m. and the serv
ices on Modoc field at 7 o'clock.
First Fourth of
July Baby a Boy
First Fourth of July baby re
ported was tho seven pound son
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Vieira
of Sprague River. The young
man is named Gerald Arthur.
Papa Vieira Is employed at the
Crater Lake Box and Lumber
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Bund Head Held
In Mexican Jail
(Continued from 1'ugo Ono)
Dr, Otto Wllumolt, head of tho
Chicago division of tho Gormnn
American bund; Dr, Wolfgang
Kboll, Kl Paso, Tex., physician
and tho Nov. Kurt U. Mohlziilin,
Philadelphia cleigynuiii and for
mer German army officer.
Vonslutsky and Dr. Willumolt
quickly pleaded utility. The for
mer was sentenced to five years
in prison, while senteneo ( the
Chicugo prisoner has been de
ferred until utter tho trial u(
the others, slated July IS, in
Tho grand Jury indictment
charged that:
"Kunzo was designated to
servo as tho intermediary to
carry Information abroad and
was given $2800 for traveling
expenses by Vonslutsky, tho ar
rangements being completed last
July at a meeting in n Chicago
hotel attended by Kunzc, Von
slatsky and Dr. Wlllumelt,
"In tho meantime, Vonslutsky
was in touch with Japanese uny
rrnmont officials to ascertain
what type of information they
most desired.
Lieut. Gordon Benson, army
air corps flier and son of Mr.
and Mrs. Stephon Benson of 307
Alameda street, has not been
heard from since March 18 and
Is believed to be a prisoner of
the Japancso, his father said
Young Benson, who was
awarded his wings In April,
1041 and immediately trans
ferred to the Philippines, last
contacted his family In mid
March from the island of Ccbu,
which a short time later was
attacked and occupied by tho
The elder Benson said that
all efforts aro being made to
contact Gordon through the In
ternational Red Cross.
Gordon Is a graduate of the
University of Oregon with the
class of 1040. His brother,
Noel, Is instructing air cadets
In handling four-motored bomb
ers In Florida.
(Continued From I'ago One)
tank ussuults was slackened.
In the south, Imwuvur, the
liuzia battered with mounting
fury at soviet positions In the
llolgorod and Vulchansk sectors.
This drive could bo expected
to aeueh Inoro violent propor
tions now that Suvustopol, the
lust soviet stronghold In tho
Crimea, has fullen.
Tank Battle
Ono of the mightiest tank
cliiHhes of tlie war raged on
tho west hank of a river in the
Kursk sector whoro tho Gor
miins hud established a brldga
head but were thrown buck to
tho east bank by counter-attacking
Meuntlmo It was announced
that the alcgo-worn Crimean
peninsula forces wound up an
epic delaying action that coat
Germany almost 300,000 casual
ties by withdrawing from tho
ruins of Sevastopol yesterday
whilo red army men hurled
back nazl assaults on the main
land.. Vicious combat flamed on the
Kursk front, whero German
mechanized detachments sup
ported by aerial squadrons now
iy transferred from Crete
wero reported repulsed - again
In fierce attonipts to slash cant
ward across Russlu's blnck earth
region 280 miles south of Mos
cow. BERLIN (From German
Ilroadi-usts), July 4 (AP The
German high command doclared
toduy that nazi mobile detach
ments "aro advancing speedily
toward tho Don" after opera
tions which other military quar
ters here described as a gigantic
break-through on the southern
Russian front.
"In tho sectors of Kharkov
and Kursk (120 miles apart)
German and (axis) allied troops
have beaten tho enemy along
tho whole of tho front ottuck
ed," the high command said.
"Strong forces of the enemy
have been encircled by outflank
ing attacks."
III at Astoria Mrs. Eva
Smith, formorly of this city, is a
patient in the hospital at Astor
ia, according to word received
here. Mrs. Smith is a member
of Aloha chapter, OKS. and has
many friends In Klamath Falls.
Queen Virginia ()
And Court Have ;
Busy Schedule
Qiiuen Virginia Howard and
her court of six attractive Klnnv
ulh Fulls girls, will make an.
peiiiiiiu'es riiitiirduy night at tin
carnival, will bo guests at both
(ho Pelican and Ksqulra thea
tres, It was learned toduy.
Members of the Victory Olrl'i
court Include Barbara Palmer,
Roberta Tucker, Dais and Gale
i.iuilny, uii ot Kiantaih rails,
Virginia Hooper of Tulelake and
Dotty Ann Chatburn of Merrill.
Sub Attacks Ship
Hear Panama Canal
(Continued from Page One)
Another submurlna put two tov
pedoes Into a little unarmed
Latvian vessel In the Caribbean
Juno 14, causing explosions and
flames that killed 21 of a 3ft
man crew, survivors related at
a gulf coast port.
Tho skipper of a medium
sized British cargo ship report,
cd at another gulf port that 31
of his 47 British crewmen were
killed June 20 when fire fol
lowed explosions on nil ship
In the Gulf of Mnxlco.
Editorials on. News
(Continued From Pago Ona)
happening In Russia, we shall
have to wait.
nplIKRC Is one Interesting slant
in tho lliiMjnn news.
A Moscow dispatch says: -i)
"Vicious combat flamed on the
Kursk front, where German
mechanized detachments, sup
ported by AEIUAL SQUAD
FROM CRETE, wero reported
TF the Germans are bringing
from Crete the air forces they
had assembled to support Rom
mel at the critical moment, It
must mean they are hard press
ed In Russia.
CEVASTOPOL Is gone, Its rem
13 nant of heroic defenders hav
ing been finally withdrawn by
the Russians. -lis
fall has been expected for
days, and its Russian defender,
have been fighting there sons J
what the same sort of delaying
action our men fought at Bataan
and Corrcgidor.
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