The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on June 3, 1948 · 20
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 20

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Thursday, June 3, 1948
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THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1943 Crest Is Past, But Dikes Still Are in Danger PORTL.VKD. June 2 MV-Dike workers struitgled Wednesday to hold back tl-.e flood-strong Columbia river, ils pressure slamming ns heavily as tbouich the crest hud not passed. The Mjr;inx. dsbris-niled water was dcvi:; fractionally perhaps as much as s:x inches at Cancouver. Wash. bu: ;. .'till was rippin? at dikes weakened bv the Ion? pounding they had withstood. A ivr-.ik spot developed opoosite the dale. en of Portland. Two thousand o:;mte"rs and troops filled and threw jandoats into place. S. B. Hall, preside": of two drainage districts, said he thought the dike would hold. Th.-oueliout the Kelso Wash., area 50 rn;l"s downriver from Portland, hur.cirec.s of men worked to hold the barriers. Across the river in Oregon at Clats-kanle the situation was called "critical" bv the armv engineers. It was only or.e of six points in a 70-mile downriver stretch from Portland to whim trse encineers gave that label. The flood's crest was on its way to the ea Wednesday. It will get there Thursday. Relief Days Away But tehind it follows the tremendous volume of water that still threatens. I" will bedaysb'-forereliefisfei en?. It will be days before relief is While Portland was carina for 20.000 made homeless in Sunday's Varipor: disaster from which there still ha-e been no bodies recovered and others in the North Portland area south Kelso residents tried to go hrme. A mounted horse patrol kept them back from the lands and houses which still mik'h: go under. Several hundred men. working in V.r.e from sand truck to dike like an old-f.tsr.ioned bucket brigade, reinforced the earthen walls. Woodland was at the bottom of a Throughout the long sweep of waterfront there are only workers. Everyone has been evacuated. If the dikes let so. property damage already in the uncounted millions will be high, but life is not threatened. Repair Funds Available The flood eased its grip Wednesday in eastern Washington and northern Idaho, but stood eieht feet deep in some pans of Cusick. Wash. In Portland, relief and rebuilding teams were formed while there was still no estimate of the dead and little knowledge of the damage. The citv itself aDDarently escaped with nothing more serious than flooded waterfront areas. About 40 blocks were flooded but much of the inundated area was open ground around warehouses, mills and shops. Thousands, however, were temporarily out LT."Gen. Raymond A. Wheeler, chief of the corns of engineers, arrived Wednesday and said adequate funds would b? "avpllable to repair damage cf all Ifvees in the Columbia basin. Co".. O. E. Walsh, district engineer, said the work would be completed be- sprine's flood season. What the cost would be in repair . thP broken dikes was unestimated. The department of agriculture's report at Seattle said farm losses in Washington were "stag-germ?" It added that the amount of fer:;: topsoil washed away was almost beyond comprehension. Truman Asks Funds For Disaster Relief WASHINGTON. June 2 JP) President Truman, calling attention to the Columbia river flood. Wednesday asked congress for $600,000 for disaster relief." He asked that the money be made available at one? and that he have authority to spend it. as needed, until June 3Ch 1949. Mrar.v.hile, legislation to appropriate J"5 millions for Immediate flood relief in the Pacific northwest was put before congress by Rep. Angell R., Ore. i in the house. Senators Gordon (R.. Ore. t and Cain (R., Wash.) announced a similar bill will be in- rocuccci in thi Rp. Hora R.. Wash.) ,ed to introduce Thurs oli;;ion making immediately available for fiood relief in the Pacific northwest $15 millions unexpended money lef in the flood control appropriation of 1943. Rep. Norblad R.. Ore.i introduced a bill authorizing a $15 millions cmer-Kerry fund to meet reconstruction West Coast Shippers Seek Relief Cargoes WASHINGTON. June 2--(7P) i committee representing the Pacific coast transportation inausiry cor f err Ml Wednesday with several go emmcnt agencies in an effort l stimulate greater use of Pacific coast ports in moving military and relief Maitland S. Pennington, vlce-presi- ceni oi me acuic transport line San Francisco ?nd a spokesman for the committee, said only 37 percent of all cargo from the United States to the orient is moving through west coast ports, compared with 70 percent WHAT CAN BRAN DO FOR YOU? Constipated due to insufficient rliet-bulk? Then bran will help relieve it. 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BLOMDIES ANNIVERSARY "ROSE OF RIO GRANDE" PRINCE OF THIEVES Permit Granted For Television . Commercial television broadcasts within the next year were viewed as possible Wednesday as the federal communications commission granted a construction permit to WKY Radiophone Co. P. A. Sugg, manager of WKY, said that within the next year the station may' be televising or basis. Sugg plans to leave for eastern markets soon to purchase studio and transmitting equipment for the' tele-Erection of the television facilities, to be located in the present WKY studios for the time being, will begin as equipment is received. Application for a 5.000 watt station on channel four, one of the major television channels, was submitted to the federal commission April 17. WKY has tentative plans to televise football, baseball, other sports shows and major news events. 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