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March 27, 1914
All this week's
Mrs. Tagg reports asparagus for
supper March 23.
Esther Hender was obliged to quit
school on account of illness.
Mrs. Lockerby was a caller at the
James Johnston home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Sherk went to
Walla Walla to spend the week end
Mrs. Sherk's parents.
Moores has been seriously
ill at her home in the Garden Tracts
Miss Hilda Christenson, of Attalia,
visited the first of the week at the
Mrs. T. W. Trimble and Mrs. H. D.
Nicewanger were Walla Walla visitors
Monday and Tuesday.
The temperature dropped to thirty
degrees on the government thermome
ters Wednesday night.
John Dunlap, of Los Angeles, who
has been visiting his brother, F. A.
Dunlap and family for the past two
weeks, left Tuesday for Roundup,
Nine Years Ago today
Being Items of Particular Interest taken
from THE COURIER Volume No. 3
J. B. Slaugenhaupt is erecting £ two-'
story residence on his lot in the Amon
Mrs. James Crowell is visiting with
friends in Spokane.
John Stuible reports his almond trees
in full bloom. He anticipates a good
crop of nuts this fall.
C. W. Story is in North Yakima
C. A. Lundy returned yesterday
~ from a trip to the east.
Mrs. Laird returned last week from
the Coast where she had spent a few
weeks with friends.
A. L. Menhinick, of Tacoma, is here
transacting business this week. He
has some valuable land near town.
Visit the Flower Show .V
and try some of our nice, sugar
cured corned beef and cabbage.
Pickled Tongues for Friday & Saturday special
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has been found by the offi
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free from alum, and of absolute
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Royal Baking Powder is indispensable
for making finest and most economical food.
We have just unloaded our first car of MITCHELL q If you contemplate buying a new wagon this
wagons and are now showing a complete stock of both . spring do not fail to see us. We have the best and
Mitchell's and Studebaker's—the two best lines largest assortment ever shown in the county and our
manufactured. P™es and terms are right.
KENNEWICK FRUIT & PRODUCE CO. E. «, sLY^er
LITTLE STORIES OF THE WEEK
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A six and one-half pound son was
born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eaman,
Sunday, March 22nd.
Mrs. C. J. Anderson was called to
Milton, Ore., Tuesday by the illness of
her sister, Mrs. H. Bird.
W. L. Hambree has moved to the
Emigh ranch and J. S. Decker and
family have moved to Kennewick.
Mr. Neel has just completed laying
six hundred feet of pipe line, to carry
water from the canal to his ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. Stock, of Pasco, and
Mr. and Mr 3. Schepelle, of Spokane,
"were guests at the C. T. Irvin home
Mrs. F. M. Spaulding left Saturday
for her home in Walla Walla, after a
visit with her son, Dr. G. L. Spauld
ing and family.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. McMillin and
son Merle arrived from Kent, Wash.,
the first of the week and were plain
tiff's Tuesday at Pasco in a suit agamst
the Nagel Bros., of Nag el's Landing,
for hauling fruit last summer.
W. A. Morain has resigned as sectio n
foreman here and will in the future de
vote his time to cultivating his land
near town. He is the owner of about
a hundred acres of the best land under
the ditch and intends putting it all
under cultivation as soon as possible.
Otto Hanson this morning purchased
five acres along the water front in the
north part of town from Wm. Keefer.
G. A. Hamilton went down to Walla
Walla this morning to wind up some
business matters that he had left un
R. Oliver was in from Section Seven
this morning and reports the straw
berry crop in his section doing fine. He
has five acres that will come into bear
ing this spring.
THE KENNEWICK COURIER, KENNEWICK WASHINGTON
F. F. Dean and family, of Attalia.
visited for a few hours in Kennewick
Thursday while enroute on a business
and pleasure trip to Walla Walla.
Manager Collins, of the sales depart
ment of the Kennewick Fruit Exchange,
made a business trip through the Walla
Walla country the first of the week.
Mrs. H. D. Nicewanger entertained
the Dinner Club, composed of Messrs.
Hoyt, Moulton, Bliss, Strange, and
their wives at dinner last Saturday eve
The Auction Bridge Club met Tues
day afternoon at the home of Mrs. E.
W. Trenbath. There were four tables
and Miss Eleanor Staser won first
Home grown asparagus was put on
the market Wednesday morning from
the J. E. Hanson place in the Garden
Tracts, a full two weeks earlier than
. J. S. Decker, who has been living on
the Emigh ranch, moved his family to
town Wednesday and is now occupying
the D. L. Taylor house on Washington
street, near the canal.
Mrs. J. W. Gardner of Walla Walla
visited from Thursday until Sunday
j with her brother-in-law, A. R. Gardner
and wife. Mr. Gardner came over Sun
day and returned with her that evening.
Relatives from out of town who were
in attendance at the funeral of Mrs.
Roy Washburn last Saturday were Will
Washburn of Seattle, Mr. and Mrs.
■ Fred Bier of Tacoma and Phil Bier and
partner from Walla Walla.
There was a representation of eleven
members of the local lodge of Royal
Neighbors at the Franklin County Con
vention held at Pasco Wednesday eve
ning. A pleasant time is reported by
Oden Staley shot the biggest etfyote
seen in this section in years Sunday,
about a half mile south of the school
house. Two different kinds of shot
were found in the carcass and one of
its hind legs had been broken in two
The union meeting of the Women's
Missionary Society will be held at th%
Christian church on Friday. April 3rd,
at 2 o'clock. A very cordial invitation
is given to all ladies to be present. A
good program has been provided and a
helpful time is anticipated.
L. A. Peters is in town this week re
newing acquaintances and looking after
property interests. He has been spend
ing the winter at Los Gatos, Cal., and
hopes to make arrangements whereby
he may again take up his residence
here. Mrs. Peters is on a visit in the
At the Princess Theatre on Monday
night, April 6, a beautiful photo-dram
atization of Scott's "Lady of the
Lake" will be given, followed by an
unusually interesting program which
will be published next week. The en
entertainment is for the benefit of the
library and will be given under the
auspices of the art department of the
The young people should bear in mind
the date of the big After-Easter Ball
which will be given by the Woman's
Club on Monday evening, April 13th.
The ladies are determined that the
coming affair be the most enjoyable
and have the largest attendance of any
dance this season. In addition to the
attractions of the dance hall there will
be card tables arranged in the parlor
and supper will be served in the dining
"Scotty" the newsboy, who is walk
ing from Frisco to New York, paid
Kennewick a brief visit Wednesday,
accompanied by his partner, Axel the
barber, who joined him at Seattle.
"Scotty" makes his way by selling
papers in the cities enroute and Axel
plies his razor and shears to make ex
penses on the way. This is "Scotty's"
second attempt to cross the continent
on the hoof, he having gotten as far
as Kansas City last year. The boys
figure on averaging thirty miles a day
and their route will take them along
the northern border of the country and
through Canada part of the way.
Mrs. J. M. Holmes spent last Friday
and Saturday in Walla Walla, where
she visited her daughter Shirley, who
with other classmates, attended a con
vention in that city last week.
The Needlework Club met Friday
afternoon with Mrs. F. D. Pike as
hostess. Over "fifteen were present
with their fancywork, who enjoyed the
dainty lunch prepared by the hostess.
The next meeting will be held Friday
afternoon, April 3rd, at the home of
Mrs. J. F. Perry.
Miss Mildred Holmes entertained a
few friends Thursday afternoon in
honor of her friend, Miss Bessie Taylor,
who arrived the latter part of last week
from Great Falls. Mont., for an ex
tended visit here. The afternoon was
spent socially with games and music,
and at the close refreshments were
The air is surcharged with talk about
the O-W. R. & N. division point being
located here. The fact that a number
of railway employees have purchased
town lots is evidence that something is
about to happen. With the comple
tion of the bridge at Ayr station there
will be an entire revision of the system
and Wallula is the one logical point for
machine shops and roundhouses. — At
Fred Peed and family left Wednesday'
for Harrington via the overland route.
Mr. Peed drove a four-horse team and
his wife followed with a two-horse rig.
| They took along all their household
goods and twelve head of horses. Mr
Peed who has been ranching in Horse
Heaven for a number of years, will
very likely settle permanently at St.
John, Whitman county, after a short
stay at Harrington.
HIGHLAND CLUB WILL
HOLD OPEN MEETING
All Ranchers Invited to Hear Lectures
Next Friday Night—Other
The next reguJar meeting of the
Highland Club will be held the first Fri
day evening of next month, April 3. The
agricultural committee has arranged
for a special program for that evening.
Mr. Lampson will be present and address
the meeting. Inspector Luke Powell will
be present and give an illustrated talk
on the coddling moth and the methods
of fighting it. Prof. Meikle will also
give a talk on subjects that will be
of interest to all ranchers. In view of
the program that has been arranged,
this will be an open meeting and all are
invited to be present whether members
or not. A special invitation is extended
to those living in the Garden Tracts
along the river front and below town
to be present at this meeting.
Some of the Highlanders, acting on
the advice given during the past year
regarding crop and stock improvement,
have decided to improve the grade of
their dairy cattle. To secure this end
they have organized a cattle improve
ment club and have imported a regis
teredJJersey bull. This fellow comes
Muleskin Shoes j
For Men and Boys
We have just received a shipment of muleskin shoes for
men and boys. The price, considering the quality, is away
down. Boys'sizes at 12.00
Bluchers for men $2.50
High tops for men 12.75
Kennewick Harness Company
from a heavy milk and butter produc
ing strain, one of the best in the States
and should do much toward increasing
the profits of those keeping cows.
Wallace Proctor, who arrived here
sometime ago from Wisconsin is en
gaged in the erection of a modern
bungalow on his tract in Section 33.
As soon as it is completed he and Mrs.
Proctor will move into their new home.
We are informed that the family of
Thos. Henratty wHI arrive from Butte
the last of the month. They will oc
cupy the Rawson house until later in
the season when Mr. Henratty will
build on his tract.
A force of men are at work laying
the irrigation pipe line on the north
side of the N. P. right of way.
Mrs. Keene has been confined to her
home with a severe attack of quinsy.
We are pleased to learn that she is
somewhat improved at this time.
Tuesday was Good Roads Day. Quite
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a number from town as well as of
the Highlanders put in the day remov
ing rock and otherwise improving tbe
roads on the Highlands. During tile
day Mr. Weisel had the misfortune to
break an axle on his car.
J. O. and Mrs. Cleve were up from
Portland Sunday shaking hands with
The five acre tract on the corner ac
cross the road from the Gaskell tract is
L. M. Keene has a force of men at
work removing the sage brush irom a
tract of land in Section 15. Twenty
acres are to be cleared and leveled and
planted to Concord and Worden grapes.
A card of greeting from Mr. and Mrs
A. F. Rung received last week wasv
postmarked from a towti in Germany \
through which the happy couple passed
on their honeymoon tour.
Miss Marjorie Taylor entertained the
Sundav school class of which she is a
member at her home Saturday after
noon. The class colors,"motto, etc.,
were decided upon, after which re
freshments were served.