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PAGE TOUR THE NEWS AND The HERALD. KLAMATH FALLS. OREGON
The Klamath News
KLAMATH NEWS PUBLISHING CO,
MALCOLM CP LEY ,
Published avery morning except Monday by The Klamath
New Publishing Company at Esplanade and Pine streets, Klam
ath Falls. Oregon
By Paul Hal lon
concerning army deficiencies
and inefficiencies. They con
tend that the informing of the
people on the deplorable state
of their defense lends comfort
Their letters came simultane
ously with news that the Brit
ish air chief in the eastern Med
iterranean had been kicked out
and up to home defenses after
the fall of Crete. If he had
been subjected to enough crit-
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Information about the Klamath Falls market may be obtained I " people have been putting ! sround airports. Crete would
for the asking at any of these offices.
Entered as second class matter at the post office at Klamath
Falls. Oregon. November 13. 1932. under act of March 3. 18T9
Member Audit Bureau Circulation
Oftlail Papar T Cllf o Simula rui aal Uaauta Coast?.
nnne by eamr. per noata
2 and 2 together and getting ! ln uritisn nanas today,
peace rumors. Their arithmetic i This column is working on
is denied and denounced by , the conviction that the duclot
every official authority. What ure of defects will cause their
the rumor circulators are put-1 correction. Any American who
ting together are: the arrival of today ays all is well with our
Dllr4 by Will. pr yw. Klamala, Uka, ftlodoa and Sukljoa CottaU
rwlfr4 by M.ll. moat! .
Dallwat a? suit. S BMIbl
Hcrr Hess In England, the quiet
ness of the British about it of
late, the subsequent Hitler
with Darlan. then
sxa I meetings
defenses is not fooling Hitler.
but paving the way for him.
Any reporter who conceals de
fects and thereby lets them con
Comment in Brief
HE red hot eastern Mediterranean situation grew hot-
with Mussolini, and now the tinue. is serving the cause of
; flight home of our ambassador j this nation's enemies more ef
i to London. Mr. Winant. fectively than a paid saboteur.
I One minor government man i Today's criticism: all three of
who knows nothing about it has , the tank factories now produc
stimulated speculation here by : ing this most vital defense im
wanting to bet there would be j plcment are unprotected, except
peace within 30 days. But the i by wire fencing, although doz
only bet that can be safely ' ens of private airfields from
made is that peace now would which planes can be rented are
mean a German victory. The within a few miles.
British military situation, to all
TOTTON ROHR. John David
Totton, 31, Klamath Falls, stock
I ter Thursday, with reports of the heaviest bombing of
Alexandria since the war began.
Alexandria is the key point in the Middle East for the i
outward aoDearances at least.
British. It is a great Eritish naval base, and it must be is nowhere near that surrender
held and used by the British if they are to defend the point.
Suez successfully. I Vaue informal peace negoti-
It is now within 500 miles of German bombing bases ; nj';ym
on Crete, so recently wrested from the British and Greeks. T leh fii"
It seems logical lo expect mat Alexandria irom now on is ,tlon untn one lde clearly ' clerk, native of Oregon. Joan
going to take terrific punishment, unless RAF fighter established a victory. I Rohr, 25. Klamath Falls, steno-
planes can maintain air superiority and drive off the Gcr- A negotiated peace now could graphcr. native of Oregon,
man assaults. I not conceivably clarify our de- MARTIN-FORD. Francis Gor-
The 100 killed in Alexandria in today's assaults may ,fense problem, but would only don Martin, 39. Klamath Falls,
be the besinnin? of continuous and heavy casualties. intensify it. For these several j insurance adjuster, native of
reasons official interest in the
With Alexandria and Syria the focal points of action, j subject " no. -7' evident here"
the war seems a long way from England. But in reality, !all-POWER BILL
the Battle of Britain is being fought right now in the east- jhe gii.power bill (giving the
em Mediterranean. If Hitler can cut the British life-line 'president the right, theoretically
there, it will be a terrific blow at the tight little island at least, to take the shirt from
that is still fending off attack upon itself.
It is plain that if anything happens of that nature in
the Middle East, the Battle of the Atlantic will become
more vital than ever. The Atlantic will then be the main
remaining lane of supply for the hard-pressed British.
Such development obviously will draw the United States
closer to the struggle, and with the Germans concentrating
their effort against Atlantic shipping, anything can happen.
Although time works for the British In their island
fortress, and it seems that Hitler cannot wait too long
for an all-out attack on the island itself, there is reason
to believe the German plan right now is to cut the life
If a successful blockade can be established, the re-
nlTif itrsu mil AtnAnlifalmn inairlo Rvntain itlf trill
be an Ideal prelude to a gigantic direct assault Put a L Jt HJX,?' ?d
man in a room shut off all food and water for. .few day,, j lonTlo tasorl S
and you can then go In and.bat hiroaround without meet- j gress will pass that particular
in much resistance. ' . j-bilL Restrictions are expected.
W all know the United States, under its pronounced I One, fixing a time limit on the
poller, cannot permit the British to be blockaded. The powers, win oe accepted by the
Washington. Ethel Leona Ford.
30. Klamath Falls, laundry op
erator, native of Nebraska.
Pauline Johnson versus Ray
Johnson. Suit for divorce.
Cnunle marrierf at Mnnlmmm
your back or the gold from your ! Crcek, Cahfi October 4. 1938.
teeth) was written m the war pontiff charges defendant with
department last March. There. I m, and inhuman treatment. F.
they say, they have nothing ;H MinJ .ttornev for plaintiff,
specific in mind for which the Justice Court
bill is designed ... it was mere- Augustine Robert Smith,
ly written with advice from the ! drunk on a public highway.
White House bundling up the Fined $10.
wartime powers given Woodrow Robert Charles Burleigh, op-
uson in 14 or 15 dillerent ! erating car with void Washing-
uuis . . . run. seni to con- ton license. Fined S3.30.
gress now to implement further John Malatchl. operating auto
his defense action speech
it takes a long time to get such
things through congress and the
war department lawyers, as well
as the White House, wanted to
be prepared for any future re
Brttiah first, but with our increasing aid, are going to go
to every extreme to keep the Atlantic sea lanes open.
So watch the battle of the eastern Mediterranean.
Every unfavorable development for the British there makes
the battle of the Atlantic, which is rapidly becoming our
battle, more vital.
And as it becomes more vital, every incident that oc
eors will add to the danger of American involvement in
With this the war season, no real lulls can be expected.
The Germans can be expected to push to as early a con
clusion as possible of the issues in the Middle East and
the Germans have brought issues to conclusion in remark
ably short periods.
Hence, no time must be lost in this countrv in nrcnar.
ation for any eventuality. The pressure must be turned on
war department, but congress
will adopt other restrictions
which may not be acceptable.
What the framers of the leg
islation have in mind, they say,
are primarily patents and cross
license cases. The necessity of
taking control of communica
tions, railroads and possibly
utilities in the future is like
wise foreseen. The bill has
nothing whatever to do with
acquiring land. Some difficul
ties were encountered with land
acquirement in Caroline county,
Virginia and Camp Stewart.
Georgia, but all these have been
Irwin Lee O'Neil
H. L. Taylor, permitting
i spread of fire. Fined $30, given
six months probation.
Fenford Crain. Indian, unlaw,
ful possession of liquor. Fined
An all-time American record
was set in 1940 when private
pilots of 18.500 planes flew 220,-
foil blast for production and training. Every minute that who
is wasted, in inefficiency, in argument, in indecision, is repo
We cannot afford the luxuries of inefficiencv, argu
ment and indecision. M. E.
Individual British troopers
escaped from Crete have
reported the Germans were
doped to a fighting fury for the
attacks, but you are not likely
to see that suggestion offered
officially. What the nazis had
I eaten that made them mad was ! J
nothing more dopey that Hitler ;
BENJAMIN F. CLIFTON Being the aggressor. Hitler I ',
The funeral scrvirn fnr t h ! can concentrate his few mMt!.'
Klomath Gets $2000
Quota in USO Fund
A meeting of a rnrppntatiV
group of Klamath Falls citizens I e Beniamin F. Clifton, who enthusiastic troops at the point
hMhii1Mlnrr,w.-, Pet-away in tnis city on Tues-1 01 attacK. ine defenders can ' an
has been called for Friday morn-, day. June 3. will taki place from I not. Stimulants are frowned up-! ,
ISIS to decide Ml th rltv't narf , 1 Vi o .kinal it- v . 1 1 1 . : :rvi4
- f - w ,.aiu a Xlidmain vn uj an 1 i 1 1 i 1 1 I v su d ii'gi&is,
in joining a united service or- tu"i nome, via nign street, i presumaoiy including tne nazis. '
on rriday, June 6. at 3 p. m., Stimulation lats only a few;
mcH boy rZrjiS
"TSS SHOJ"U 1 j
W "y TrtwTfc,..Milli fy T I
Pin 7e JktoUt.
ganization drive for the benefit
of U. S. soldiers. Mayor John
H. Houston announced Thurs
day. Klamath Falls' quota in the
nationwide campaign to raise
funds for soldiers' recreational
activity has been set at $2000,
the nv Vi-t. T3t.:ili. i
-. x iii.iiis vi inc
First Methodist church officiat
ing. Commitment service and in
terment will be in he Linkville
cemetery. Friends are invited to
Looking for Bargains? Tun
to the Classified page
hours, and the hangover reac
tion would make troops far less
efficient for a considerable pe
A few readers have written
expressing amazement at the re
cent disclosures in this column
tst tin's siitt...
tit unci ssciiici
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Sheriff Low is worried.
Limit Draft to
A9es 21 to 27
WASHINGTON. June 5 (T j before which
Brig. Gen. Lewi. u. n"w. . " ,.,,,.. K.nM ,l
was quoted by senstors tiMisy ,"r i unlrmln-iil lo-
. i I ...tH that this ba wrltlSH li
o rror-M- Uw.
ih. nrr ami '
duction of e roup,
Tht general was said to have
llrynold. IH-NC.I .1
.,f ih. .mate military committee r
uvmif that men Inducted for
He hat betn notified h U toimilll;ry training would b ltmil- morrow.
appear in iwerai court m rort-: ed to the, zi to "'"" tl,.
lana June i as a witness in me wr """ i
mnrrt.r trial of Wilbur Hiinn I amendments lo the .elective .7 yrar
Klamath Indian. service act.
. ., , ... ! Th dlrertnr of .elective erv
tfuni 14 is WW umj tn incrui . , . ., u...M,wl,i.iilx
is slated to appear with his !' '"" "
posse ln the rose festival parade
In Portland. If the trial testi
mony Isn't out of the way in
time, the sheriff may find him
self Involved In conflicting dates
with the witness stand and his
spotted parade horse.
One thing seems to be certain
In the situation. Sheriff Low
Is going to be lo Portland June
13 and 13.
The sparrow Is tha costlier)
' alien that North Amerlri aver
tVMs0 Mid arlniltlrd.
He limit lor trslnee.
wlirn he wa amm .. i. In Death Valley Cslll
he .lone under the nropo.ed , Slate. I In '"" .vf ' 'V
Lodgf men "
The lowest level In tha United.
2" feet below sea level.
BENJAMIN F. CLIFTON
Benjamin F. Clifton, a resi
dent of Klamath Falls. Ore., for
the past t h r years, passed
away at tha family residence on
Winters lane, this city, on Tues
day, June 3. at 1:30 p. m. The
deceased was a native of Can
den, Ind., and was aged S3 years
9 months and 27 days when
called. He is survived by his
wife, Clara, i. this city, and
one niece, Mrs. James Sink of
Canden. Ind. The remains rest
in Ward's Klamath funeral
home. 923 High street, where
friends may call after 2 p. m
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