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From the Correspondents
Items of Interest concerning our Neighbors up and down the Valley
DEATH OF AGED COUPLE
On Saturday night, March 21st, oc
curred the death of August Koehler,
aged 76, at his home in the south part
of town, and on Tuesday morning, the
24th, his wife, Emilia, joined her hus
band in the great beyond. Mrs. Koehl
er's age was 72. Both had been ill
with bronchitis for about ten days.
The funeral services were held Wed
nesday forenoon at the home of their
daughter, Mrs. H. Koster, and the re
mains were taken to Rockford, lowa,
Wednesday night for interment. The
funeral was conducted by Rev. Henry
Hauiesen, and of the seven children
there were present Mrs. W. F. Gauger
of Edwald, Wash., and Henry of Gen
esee, Idaho, besides Albert F. and Mrs.
Koster who reside here.
Mr. and Mrs. G. S.Garret entertained
a number of friends Saturday evening
at their home south of town. The
evening was spent in playing five hun
dred, C. A. Garret and Mrs. J. Koelsch
winning the prizes. Dainty refresh
ments were served.
J. H. Stanton of-Tacoma, who has
been visiting his family here, went to
Kennewick on business Saturday.
The Country Club will meet Thurs
day of this week at the home of Mrs.
W. H. Hendrix.
The Ladies' Aid of the M. E. church
held a quilt tackingJWednesday after
noon in the Methodist church. Tea and
cookies were served.
The Civic Improvement Club will
meet at the home of Mrs. J. C. Mc-
Clellan % Thursday afternoon of this
Reduction in Rates
To automobilists and ranchers we have re
duced our round-trip rate to $1.50. Single rig 1.25
round trip. Foot passengers 25 cents.
Ferry will be operated hereafter from 7 a. m.
until 6p. m. Special arrangements must be made
for trips after 6p. m. Kennewick-Pasco Ferry
We have just placed an order for
our season's supply of
Orchard Brand Standard
Arsenate of Lead
(J This order was placed to insure prompt delivery of this
valuable summer spray, which, like the Lime and Sulphur solution
is going to be far short of the demand this year. Ask for a copy
of descriptive booklet—like our prices and terms, it costs you
nothing but the asking.
Our supply of SEED POTATOES is almost ex
hausted, except the Gold Coin and the Netted
Gems for later planting. <1 Better reserve
your requirements for this commodity NOW!
Tom Watson and Burrell Gem melon seeds have arrived
and we will appreciate an opportunity of explaining their excep
tional quality and merit. The product grown from them is what
the discriminating market will demand this fall.
Our Asparagus Boxes will arrive about the 28th.
Orders for "grass" are arriving daily. €J Let us
handle your season's crop.
The Kennewick Fruit Exchange
J. P. Lasher, brother of Wm. Lasher,
the local druggist, arrived Friday fiom
Cheney to look after his property.
I. G. Purdy last Friday had the mis
fortune to lose his barn and several
sets of harness by tire which started
in the salt grass nearby and spread to
The Bridge club met at the home of
Miss Winifred Humphry Tuesday night.
Honors were won by Miss Ruth Bass.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. A.
R. Tucker bade them farewell Wed
nesday, when they left for their home
D. Agor returned from Kiona Sunday
where had been for the past week
W. L. Bass left for Prosser Tuesday.
Mrs. H. L. Tucker spent Wednesday
in Kennewick shopping* and visiting
Mrs. J. L. Petty, after selling her
household belongings, departed for Poc
atello, Idaho, Tuesday, where she will
join her husband. *
Jay Graham drove to Kiona Thurs
Miss Lydia Young was a business
visitor in Kennewick Thursday.
Thomas Mcßeynolds and Mrs. Jennie
Frisbee of Kiona will be entertained at
dinner by Mrs. W. L. Bass Sunday.
Anthony Dasdice was a Pasco visitor
Sunday, having taken his engine there
THE KENNEWICK XJURIER, KENNEWICK. WASHINGTON
Mrs. Jas. MacKenzie visited with
friends in Finley Friday.
Mrs. Wiley Walker returned last
week from Walla Walla where she has
been visiting with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Wickham of Portland
are visiting at the home of her sister,
Mrs. H. S. Hughes.
Mrs. Shaw of Walla Walla is visiting
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Mrs. E. D. Richmond and Mrs. John
Haltgrieve, who have been visiting A.
J. Remington, returned last week to
their homes in Vancouver. Wash.
Wm. and Angus Doyle finished their
gasoline launch Monday and took it to
Kennewick. Angus will leave in a few
days for a visit with his parents in
On Saturday, April 11, at Kennewick,
there will be an examination of appli
cants for the position of postmaster at
Hover. Application forms and full
information will be supplied at the
MRS. PETER GODFREY
The funeral of Mrs. Peter Godfrey
was held at the Christian church Sun
day, the 22nd, at 2:30 in the afternoon,
the services being conducted by Rev.
Albert Cromwell of that church.
Mrs. Godfrey's maiden name was
Effie Dennis and she "was the daughter
of J. C. Dennis by his first marriage.
She was born Sept. 18, 1883, at Mt.
Cairo, 111., and died at Hillyard March
20th. She was married in May, 1902.
By her death three little girls, aged
five, seven and nine, are left mother
less, and to the parents the bereave
ment is made doubly hard to bear, com
ing as it does close upon the death of
another daughter who was buried the
week previous in Nebraska.
CARD OF THANKS
To the many friends and neighbors
we wish to extend our heartfelt thanks
for their kindness and floral offerings
at the time of the death and burial of
our beloved wife and daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Denns.
J. Fuller, who recently purchased the
G. A. Stewart ranch, arrived Tuesday
night from his former hope in Wis
consin, bringing with him his brother
in-law, Mr. Alba, and family. Mr.
Alba's son will arrive in a few days
with a car containing their household
goods and automobile.
Mrs. W. H. Collins entertained the
Birthday Club Friday afternoon. Ten
ladies were present, the honor guest
being Mrs. Cyrus Hoadley. Mrs. Sharp
of Tacoma, Mrs. Mounsey and Mrs.
Chas. Collins and daughter were guests
of the club. The next meeting will be
with Mrs. Oliver.
Miss Winifred Bell has again taken
up her work in the dental parlors of
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wenienga and
daughter of Richland were guests at
the C. F. Breithaupt home Sunday.
Mr. Swanson has sold his ten acre
tract to Mr. Hunt.
Mrs. D. C. Gibbs was over from
Pasco Saturday to attend the funeral of
Miss Ida Green has taken up her
residence on her ranch for the summer.
Mrs. W. B. Elliott has received word
from her sister, Mrs. J. W. Farthing,
that she passed through Kennewick one
day last week while on her way to her
new home in Oregon.
Mrs. Fred Nye and children of Juli
etta, Idaho, are guests at the Puder
Tom Stevens was called to Spokane
Saturday on account of the serious ill
ness of his brother.
L. L. Todd returned home Friday
from North Yakima and Seattle where
he has been on business.
W. R. Crawford has resigned from
the crew of the reclamation service.
He left Sunday morning for North
Yakima where he has accepted a posi
tion with the North Yakima and Valley
Carl Weaver and wife returned to
their home in Portland after a visit
with W, A. Kelso in Kiona.
Mrs. E. C. Dean returned to her
home in Grandview Saturday.
Mr. Twitmeyer, state high school in
spector, and Miss Jones, county super
intendent of schools, visited the Ben
ton-Kiona school Monday.
Both sheep-shearing plants in Kiona
are now running and it is expected
that between forty and fifty thousand
sheep will be sheared.
W. C. Marion, engineer in charge of
the Sunnyside extension, returned
from North Yakima Monday.
Miss Alma Kelso, of Walla Walla, is
visiting her brother, W. A. Kelso, of
W. W. Ewing, of Seattle, was in
Benton City Saturday. Calhoun, Denny
& Ewing have about 600 acres which
will come under the new ditch.
C.D.Walter, county engineer, was
a visitor here this week.
Mrs. Archie Pryor and children of
North Yakima, spent several days with
her husband in Kiona last week. Mr.
Pryor and his father have about 9000
head of sheep which are being sheared
Dr. and Mrs. F. S. Hedger, Mr. and
Mrs. L. L. Todd, Miss Cecile Briggs
and Messrs. Frank Tillis, Joe Treish,
Roy Morgan and B. T. Danforth at
tended the Pomona Lodge of the Grange
at Vale Saturday.
Harry C. Eaton, of Outlook, has been
in Benton for the last few days looking
after his ranch.
Miss Pearl Briggs, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Briggs, and James Henson.
son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Henson,
both members of prominent Highland
families, surprised their many friends
Saturday, by getting married. They
started from Benton with the intention
of attending the Pomona Lodge of the
Grange at Vale, but in some manner
they missed the road leading to Vale
and landed in Pasco. It was then too
late to think of going to Vale, so instead
of taking the Pomona'degree they de
cided to take the first degree in mat
Lee M. Lampson, county agricultur
ist, came up to the high school Thurs
day morning and told the students
about his trip to Dallas, Texas, some
time ago. He was sent as a delegate
from Washington to the National Corn
The exhibits of the thirty-three
states represented were placed in one
big building, those of the U. S. Depart
ment of Agriculture in another. Mr.
Lampson told about some of the things
he saw—rainfall maps, samples of soil,
soil analysis, scientific information as
to how crops were grown, pictures of
agriculutral scenes of various localities
in the Union, models of good roads and
road machinery, and estimates of the
cost of constructing such roads. The
fair was not only an exhibition of
cereals, but there were art exhibits,
musical entertainments, broncho-bust
ing contests and amusements of a high
class to be found in every good fair.
There was also a boys' and girls' in
Our state is one of the leaders along
this line. There are nearly 200 local
students already entered in the contest
for this fall, so Kennewick will stand
in the foreground among cities in the
state carrying on such work.
Mr. Lampson told of his trip, the
stops at the Kansas Agricultural Col
lege, at Denver, Ft. Collins and Salt
Lake City. He gave a fine description
of the Mormon temple and the taber
nacle at Salt Lake City.
Farming is no longer looked down
upon as an occupation. The field of
office work is full and overflowing and
the cry is "Back to the farm," and it
is,a scientific farm to which we return.
We are educating our farmers of today.
That is one reason for the corn clubs
and canning clubs and agricultural con
tests for our school people.
The high school students were re
leased from school two days this week.
Tuesday, the boys went out to work on
the roads and the girls were excused
from attendance. Friday was visiting
day, when all the teachers spent the
day visiting neighboring schools. The
boys accomplished quite a little Tues
day, if dirty faces, blistered hands and
lame backs are any indication of work.
We'll mention no names, but one of
our worthy "boys" stubbed his toe
quite frequently on the rocks and an
other got his eyes filled so full of sand
that he was compelled to suspend oper
Mr. Twitmire, state inspector of
schools, visited Kennewick the fore
part of the week. He made an address
to the high school assembly, and like
will soon be here!
Everyone wants to be "dressed up n for
that occasion. We are prepared to fit you
up as you should be. Come in and see our
goods whether you want to buy or not.
Every lady wants a new Easter bon
net. We have just the hat you want and
the prices are so low that every lady can
find a hat to suit her pocketbook.
in blue serges and
~ fancy mixed patterns
A|T\SI Price, $25
/Ji|\ : 2) J We also carry
/fpW§ a,ineatsls - 00 -
J J M Silk Foulards
iP——tW" Our silk foul-
( J= \ I" ill/ ar( k' su ' la k' e or
A 111 if/ dresses, waists, etc.,
/| jl 1 Wl .are on sale at $1
\ / I ! |/ per yard.
(if) \f / ■ House Dresses
r 1 House dresses
1 for women in several
neat styles and patterns in ginghams and in
percales. Just the dress you need to wear
around the house mornings, They are
priced at $1.25, 1.50, 2, 2.50 and 3.00.
Crape de Chine
In navy, light blue and amber colors,
in latest patterns at 75c per yard.
We carry a complete line in men s
furnishings at prices that are right. t|You
get value received for your money when
you make a purchase at this store.
HOWARD & FOSTER SHOES
SHERK & COM'Y
March 27. 1914
students, he emphasized the necessity
and importance of work. He calls
work one of the eternal verities.
There is an old adage which says that
all work and no play makes Jack a dull
boy. The other side of the question is
this, All play and no work makes Jack
a worthless boy." Combine these two
principles into this statement, "We
should work and we should play with a
proper proportion of each. Play teaches
one sejf-control, adaptability to people
nntnrp lrC ? T t0 learn human
PrftlrlaV a ■ n P ath etic, to become
k"„owTe^itToV k .' think Wf aM
The Damestic II class gave a four-
Qnhn«?h imi^ r j 0r L the "ambers of the
school board and their wives last Thurs
day evening, March 19. Daffodils and
° s A,i'Vh he *"<1
piace caras. All the directors were
present except Mr. Keene and his wife.
Several pieces of furniture from Mr.
t or ?u g 3 01 i s hops were on exhibition
at the art loan exhibit at the Com
mercial Club rooms. The articles in
clude music benches, music cabinets,
chests chairs, stools and the likelcon
structed by pupils of the manual train
A class in agriculture from the Rich
lanu nigh school was in this city the
latter part of last week, visiting the
creamery and observing the art of but