Herald and news. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1942-current, May 29, 1947, Page 2, Image 2

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    )ebts Paid;
Jig Saving
Shown Here
(Continued from Page One)
Igher than lut year. It aggregates
kii4M.us. But, ine aeoi service
rving and the other Income Items
rovide a slash where it counts
t the levy.
Her arc comparisons of major
Wisions of the budget. Kith the
47-48 fifura slven first :
Administrative 47,130.47; $46,
W.45. folloe 179,630; $68,770.
8treft-J45.50O.81; $43,940.
Dor round (5240; $8400.
Fire $66,834.12; $67,827.47.
Meter Income
The budgeteers estimated $51000
icome from parking meters for the
omlng year, They budgeted $24,
M to be paid out of this fund for
raffio and parking meter service
urposes, and recommended the bal
noe of 131,346 be paid on the pur
base price of the meters. It the
teters should be thrown out In an
lection, this budget would be can
tiled. Npuia pe usea io pay a iramo sex
esntatwo traffic mm, clerk, col
rctor, maintenance man and paint
r. The committee budgeted for a
sntlnuation of pay-as-you-go poll
lea on purchase of police and street
QUipment, allowing $2650 and $10.
D0 respectively for sinking funds
sr these purposes.
For the fire department, $3700 was
udgeted for new hose, and allow
nee was made for the addition of
oe man to the staff.
Turn those no-lomrer-used articles
Ito cash now I Herald and News
rant Ads are Inexpensive and bring
nick results.
Tomorrow, here in the
Northwest, countless towns
nd cities will honor Amer
ica' war dead with fitting
ceremonies. The Fleet of
Flowers event in Depoe
Bay. midway on Oregon's
coastal highway, is perhaps
representative of the many
special events that have
been planned for this Me
tnorial Day.
Other colorful flower events
.have also been planned in
the Northwest. The Grant's
Pass Men's Garden Club
ynl sponsor non-commercial
show in the High
School Auditorium May 3 1
to June 1 Entries are in
vited from all Oregon com
munities. A colorful Aialea
Festival will be held again
this year at Brookings, Ore
gon, beginning next Mon
day, June 2. This event will
'continue through Wednes
day. ,The Lithia Springs Golf
,Toumament, open to all
southern Oregon golfers,
will be held this year at the
Ashland Golf Club, three
miles south of Ashland on
Highway 66, Winning golf
ers will carry home 500 dol
lars in prizes.
A rodeo will be held in ny
ton, Washington, on May
30 and 31. The rodeo is a
featured event of Dayton
Days, an annual event of
.this eastern Washington
Before you travel we'd like
to suggest a complete
"Travel Check" by your
Richfield dealer. Ask him to
lubricate your car com
pletely, check the cooling
system, the batteries, lights
and tires. It's a Richfield
service that takes so little
time and it will make your
trip a greater success . . .
Dedication Ceremonies At Klamath
Rev. Victor Phllllr of the First
cemetery as members at the cemetery committee, city officials and townspeople otucrrs the formal dedica
tion Wednesday afternoon.
Federal Jury
To Sit Here
(Continued from Page One)
the Great Northern railway for per
manent easement oi a sewer une
cross ON property.
The railway granted the govern
ment a temporary easement three
years ago when the sewer was ex
tended from the federal housing
project to Lake Ewauna.
Another Item on the federal cal
endar Is a suit to set aside a deed
brought by Mary Lampropulos
against oienn Kent.
Adult Council
OK's TAC Plan
The adult advisory council of the
Teen-Age club. In session Wednes
day night at Klamath Union high
school, approved tentative plans
proposed by the YMCA for taking
over operation of the canteen and
next Monday night the plan will be
submitted for approval of the stu
dent council.
Bob Mahoney, president of the
student council, will preside at that
meeting. Cecil Kollenborn, execu
tive secretary of YMCA. will pre
sent the plan to the group and de
tails will be announced following the
Monday session.
Spelling Champ
Retains Title
Mattie Lou Pollard, twice Georgia's
spelling champion, today won the
20th national spelling bee.
The 14-year-old Thomaston, Ga..
girl correctly speiiea "maggoty"
after the runner-up, Sonya Rodolfo,
unicago, a native oi the rnuippines,
missed the word by ending it with
the letters "ey."
Mattie Lou then successfully
spelled "chlorophyll" to cinch the
The new champion studied in a
one-room, one-teacher school taught
by Mrs. G. H. Phillips. Mrs. Phillips
has been her only teacher since she
started school. Her parents are Mr.
and Mrs. Nathan Pollard. Thomas
ton. She was entered by the Atlan
ta Journal.
Longshoremen Vote
On Contract
NORTH BEND. Ore., May 39 (IP)
CIO Longshoremen here have voted
223-14 to adopt a "no contract, no
work" policy when the agreement
with employers expires June 15, a
union official said today.
John A. Briggs, secretary-treasurer
of the local union, said the long
shoremen voted 231 to 10 In favor
of the one-year contract extension
advocated by the CIO International
Longshoremen's and Warehouse
men's union.
Waterfront employers have of
fered a three-month extension.,
Girl Injured When
Struck By Train
PORTLAND. May 28 (If) Five-year-old
Florence Huseby was in a
hospital here today with Injuries
received when struck by a westbound
Union Pacific train at VIento.
Railroad officials said an Investi
gation indicated she was walking
across the tracks near her ome
when struck yesterday at 4:30 p. m.
Her condition was reported "fair."
Classified Ads Bring Results.
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Clean and adjust spark
Adjust distributor points.
Check distributor cap, ro
tor, and small lead wires.
Reset Ignition timing.
Tighten cylinder head and
Clean and tighten bat
tery terminals.
Check battery voltage.
Check compression.
Check coll and condenser.
522 Io. 6th
Methodist chureh reads the prayer
UiJDAi Potatoes, old stock: 1 cars
on track: new stock: 6 cars on track,
arrivals Calif. 4, 1 car arrived by
USD A Potatoes: 1 broken, 7 un
broken ears on track: arrivals Ida
ho 7; 40 cars arrived by truck; Idaho
Russet No. 1 sise A. 4 25.
Strawberry Crop
Faces Big Damage
TACOMA, May ("! Vashon
Wand's strawberry farmers heard
with dismay today the weatherman's
prediction of "clearer weather and
rising temperatures" as It dispelled
hopes they held for a crop-saving
At leSst 80 per cent of this year's
strawberry crop will be lost unless
showers break the prolonged dry
spell within the next few days, the
Island's farmers said.
Some patches already have been
entirely burned out In the dry spell,
believed to be the worst In more
than SO years. Hardest hit are farms
on hillsides or on gravelly soil, where
all the moisture long since has been
drained oft.
Potato Surplus
End Plan Eyed
house authorised its agriculture
committee today to investigate the
possibility of wiping out a potato
surplus which cost taxpayers S80,
000,000 In subsidies last year.
The Inquiry will be made by a
subcommittee headed by Rep. Aug
ust H. Andresen (R-Mtnn.).
Rep. Shafer (R-Mlch.), author of
the resolution to authorize the In
vestigation, told the house last year's
surplus of 100.000,000 bushels could
be wiped out if bakers would use 4
per cent potato flour in making
Shafer said the flavor of bread
would be Improved and perhaps the
price oi wneat couia oe orougm
"more In line with that of other
Annual Music
Program To Be Held
TULELAKE. Mar 29 The annual
special music program will be held at
s p. m. raaay in tne mgn scnooi
The PTA mothers' chorus, ele
mentary school band, students of
Mrs. Dan Porterf ield's dancing class
and Mrs. Mamie Olacomiru s instru
mental trio from Merrill will take
part in the program, proceeds from
which will be used toward movie
projector for the grade school.
Merrill Grange
Backs Sales Tax
During a discussion of resolutions
to come before the state grange,
Merrill grange at a meeting Monday
night instructed the delegate to the
June convention to vote In favor of
the sales tax.
J. R. Reeder resigned as alternate
delegate to the state grange conven
tion to be held June 2 to g In Bend.
Mrs. Harriet Potheringham, recently
return ea irom runock, cam., was
nominated as delegate.
The officers seating drill was prac
ticed and the refreshment committee
Included Mr. and Mrs. Luther Has
kins, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kandra.
Mr. and Mrs. Murray Howard and
Mrs. Calvin Haskins.
i Check primary and sec
ondary wires and tighten.
Clean carburetor bowl and
blow out fuel line,
Check vacuum and adjust
Clean and reoil cleaner.
Road-test car.
Yes for complete satisfac
tion you can depend on
the "know how" of our
experienced mechanics.
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Memorial Park
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In dedication of the new municipal
Rent Control
Removal Plan
senate today approved a formula
which Senator McCarthy (R-Wls.t
said would require the removal of
rent controls In about SO areas each
McCarthy's amendment to pend
ing legislation to extend rent con
trols was adopted by a voice vote.
It directs Housing Expediter Frank
Creedon to lift, rent controls at the
end of each month In at least five
per cent of the number of areas un
der control when the bill becomes
McCarthy explained that since
there are about 600 areas under ceil
ings, about 30 areas would hava to
be freed of controls each month.
By a voice vote, the senate also
adopted an amendment by Senator
Ives (R-N. Y.) requiring a state to
take positive, affirmative action be
fore taking over rent control, as Ions
as federal rent control is in effect.
Water Control
Ordinance Enforced
Mayor Ed Ostendorf today re-1
minded service station operators
that a city ordinance provides that
they must furnish adequate drainage !
facilities in their stations to handle I
water from car washing. Recently, 1
he said, many station managers:
have been letting the water run
across sidewalks and Into gutters, i
Unless the operators cooperate, the I
mayor said, the ordinance will be
strictly enforced by the police de- i
partment. , '.
Loy Tate, held In the county jail
for grand larceny In the alleged '
theft of several hundred dollars .
worth of farm equipment from the
Don Smith ranch near Merrill, was ;
arraigned in lustice court Yester
day and requested time to consider
a plea. I
Justice of the Peace J. A. Ma- '
honey reduced Tate's bail from '
S3 000' to $500. but Tate had not .
raised that amount today.
Italian Swiss Colony Private Stock
These are Italian Swiss Colony's finest dessert wines with
a matchless bouquet and flavor . . . the result of skill handed
down through three generations of wine making.
Equally fine are Private Stock California Burgundy, Sauterne
and other dinner wines. Take home some of these excep-
. , tional dessert and dinner wines tonight for your own and
your gueslsrdclight
Assessor's Office
Works On Tax Rolls
Work Is going on In the tax
assessor's office on the 1047-48 tax
rolls but the business of extending
the Individual accounts to cover the
next fiscal period's assessments will
not be done until after proposed
budgets become final and go Into
effect July 1.
Tax Assessor Newt Nelson Is still
on the job. He has resigned, effect
ive July 1, and his successor will be
Cilenn TerrllU
In the tax collection office third
quarter taxes became delinquent
May IS. Personal tax delinquency
payments have been slow in coming
in. despite repeated warnings and
cajolery 1mm the office.
Aged Indian's
Death Told
Edward (Petet Peterson, also
known as Chief Plying Tall, an aged
Digger Indian, died at Hillside hos
pital late last night after having
been removed from a two-room
cnblu at 627 S. 4th yesterday morn
lug. Peterson, believed to be ground 90
years old, was found In the cluttered
and dirty cabin by neighbors after
he apparently suffered a heart
attack. He had lived there five years.
The aged man was born In the
Scelad valley, Siskiyou mountains of
California, and hi age Is listed In
welfare office flies as 76 years, 6
months and 13 days. However, wel
fare workers believe he was much
He was said to be a graduate In
liberal arts from Carlisle Institute.
Boston, Mass., and has painted many
pictures of Crater lake and other
scenes In oils, some of which adorn
the walls of his cabin
Peterson has no known relatives
and is said to be the last member of
his family. The body Is at Whlt
lock's. Oregon Pioneers
To Be Honored
PORTLAND. May 29 () Pioneers
of the Oregon country will be re- 1
numbered with special services Me
morial Day, the Oregon Council of
the American Trails association re-
ported today.
Dedication of a new marker at
the graves of Jesse and Cynthia
Applcgate has been arranged by 1
Mrs. Annie Kruae of Yoncalla with
the aid of the American Legion
and Boy Scouts. Services also are
planned In memory of Charles Ap
Dlegate at Yoncalla and Lindsay 1
Applegate at Ashland.
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a new motor. Let us rebuild
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riven motors that operate water
pumps and similar . necessary
Electric Co.
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Phone 3261
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Officials To
Visit Here
Among out-of-town officials to be
In Klamath Falls Saturday for the
district convention of the National
Federation of Federal Employes will
be Orvllle llurbult, state president,
ol Portland, and Oscar Dam, sixth
national vice president, of Seattle.
The conference will open with s
meeting at a. m, In tin recreation
hall, building 61, at the municipal
airport, with Hurbott end Dam
speaking, as well as Phil Hitchcock,
president of the- Klamath County
chamber of commerce.
At 7 p, nv, federal employes will
attend a banquet at the Wlllard
hotel, with a special program
planned, followed by cards and
Fire Destroys
Lumber Mill
Fire destroyed a sawmill owned
and operated by Louis Robin In the
Siskiyou mountains south of Ash
land hue Monday night, It was
learned here today. Robin Is a for
mer Klamath resident an4 well
known In logging and mill circles
Cause of the fire was not known
here but Is understood to have com
pletely destroyed the operations.
Robin had recently bought out his
partner. The mill, located on the
main highway, was cutting 26,000
feet per day and Robin had been
trucking Into Ashland,
.Corner 5th and Main.
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Afternoon Delivery Route
Will Start
June 2.
60 "
Keno - Dorris - Vorden - Midland Loop A
As another step following The Herald ant!
News policy of providing afternoon delivery
of the paper wherever potsible, a new motor
delivery route will be started Monday, June
2, taking the paper to subscribers on the
route shown on the map above. Papers will
be delivered to James Snell in Dorris, who
will make home-to-home delivery In the Butte
Valley town. Delivery of the paper also will
be made to residents living along the route
sketched. If you live in this territory and
would like to get same-day delivery of The
Herald and News, please call the paper, tele
phone 8111, or write The Herald and News,
Pott Office Box 941.
MKSAI.D a N.WS, U...S .!,
Forest Fire
Risk Great
SALEM, May 30 Ml - The .forest
fire hasaid reimilns critical lit East
ern Oregon, but cloudy wcalher
and showers have gieally Impioved
conditions In the westerq pari ol
the stale, State Porcslor N. H, lingers
said Wednesday.
He Said there are no serious tires,
but that there are a few minor ones
scattered over the slate which are
under complete control,
Rogers said the forecast for East
em Oregon Is for humidity of J6
to 31 per unit In ilia Umatilla and
Deschutes areas, and from 36 to 40
per cent In the rest of Esstern Ore
gun. Humidity In Wetaem Oregon
ranges from 46 to 60 per cent, The
danger point Is when the humidity
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