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I -f 2 Ro\ O CT fl p,ace y° ur orc,ers now for straw " J. m U.J. L- IS berry crates and cups. tfl Insist on the Coats & Marks built fine crates and made up cups. *£ *£ *£ Orders will be taken only at Kennewick Fruit & Produce Co. The Chas. H. Collins Co. H. H. Davis Company Cascade Lumber Co. Crab Creek Lumber Co. BUY KENNEWICK MANUFACTURED BASKETS AND SUPPORT A NEW HOME INDUSTRY Coats & Marks, Basket Factory All this week's news THIS week & J s. Decker was seriously ill the first of the week. R. B. Evans, of Pasco, was a Kenne wick business visitor Monday. The V. P. Class of the M. E. Church held a very pleasant meeting at the home of Mrs. L. L. Hursey, Friday evening. Mrs. H. A. Howe and Mrs. J. R. Rhynsburger returned the first of the week from a two weeks' business and pleasure trip at Spokane. If BUY I FEED )l V NOW JJ Fancy Rolled Oats and Wheat, per 70-lb. Sack, $1.40 Bran, 60-lb Sack... .80 Shorts, 80-lb. Sack,.. 1.15 Wheat, per cwt,.... 1.80 Proteina, per cwt,. . 2.50 G.R. Chick Food. 2.75 Scratch Food, 2.50 Alfalfa Seed, per lb. .20 Alfalfa Seed,per cwt 19.00 Red Clover Seed, lb. .25 White Clover, 45 Blue Grass 35 BIG STOCK OF SEEDS always on hand We solicit a share of your business. We pay cash for grass. The Chas. H. Collins Co StrawbetryCups \T\ STRAWBERRY CRATES and cups set up, ready for use —no lost time—no PRICE COMPLETE ready to fill, 17C abon ' ze a Kennewick Fac breakage-no trouble. Better crates and better cups than you have ever used. <1 Pine tory and at the same time get the best package you ever used. «J We also handle spruce crates cost more, but are better in every way and help the sale of the berries. The crates, not made up, and folding cups at 15c each, complete. Get your supply in early, made-up cups are stronger than the folding kind and do not injure the berries so much. There will be a big demand this year. Yo « Need the Money that We Can Save You KENNEWICK FRUIT & PRODUCE CO. E. M. SLY, Manager. LITTLE STORIES OF THE WEEK CJ We want your help in making this the best local page of any paper in the country. If you know a news item, please phone it in—lll ft Misses Mabel Howe and Mildred Holmes have been ill with the measles this week. Carl Straon, recently from Sidney, Australia, is a new employee at the U. S. Shoeshop. Rev. E. A. Munger, pastor of the Congregational church at Pasco, was a Kennewick visitor Tuesday. It has been announced that "The Rose Maiden" will be repeated during the week of the Grape Carnival next fall. J. F. Bonn was down from White Bluffs the first of the week visiting friends and relatives and attending to business matters. Mrs. A. C. Amon returned Saturday from Walla Walla, where she has been for the past week, but left again Mon day to be gone for another week. Wednesday afternoon, the usual La dies' Aid program of the M. E. ladies was varied by a tea which was the feature of a very enjoyable afternoon at the parsonage. JohnGenson and his mother, Mrs. M. J. Genson have rented the Artisan Hotel, which was purchased a few days ago by P. J. Ennis, and will operate it as heretofore, making it one of the standard rooming houses of the • city. Get your answers in early if you want that dollar's worth this week. Telephone, write or bring in your guess es. The subscribers living on the rural routes have as good a chance at the prize as those living in town, as the rural papers go out first. Think a min ute —then send your guess. Friday evening of next week the young people of the Baptist church will hold a social at the church and a series of entertaining games have been planned by the committee in charge. Every one is invited to come and enjoy a social evening. Mr. Farming is expecting the arrival of his family from North Yakima in a few days. Mr. Farming has taken the Grand Union Tea Company's agency at | this place, formerly in charge of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Clark. The Walla Walla District Conference of the Methodist Church meets this week in Pasco, being in session Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Several of the Methodist congregation of this place are in attendance. Saturday was Master Perry Soth's thirteenth birthday which he celebrated on Friday afternoon with the assistance of twelve of his schoolmates of the seventh grade who were very pleasantly entertained at his home in the Garden Tracts. As a hostess, Mrs. Soth is as popular among the children as with her older friends. Games and substantial refreshments enlivened the afternoon. iHE KENNEWICK COURIER, KENNEWICK. WASHINGTON Born—to Mr. and Mrs. Richards, of Richland, a son, Friday, April 19th. Harry Lyons left Sunday for North Yakima, where he will join his mother. Miss Delia Shinn left Saturday for North Yakima, where she will make her future home. C. E. Vertrees was down from Hilli ard the last of the week looking af ter affairs on his Highland ranch. Walt Geizentanner was over from the Sound Saturday attending to business affairs on this side of the mountains. C. L. Kimble has opened a new bar ber shop at the Hotel Kennewick and no doubt he will have a good patronage. He advertises ladies' massage and shampooing as a speciality. Miss Mae Halloway returned the lat ter part of last week from Spokane, where she has been taking medical treatment and visiting with relatives and friends for the past few months, and is much improved in health. J. G. Holm, of St. Joe, Idaho, is here on a visit with his sister and brother in-law, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Banta. Mr. Holm, Mr. and Mrs. Banta, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Coulsen and Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Niebel made a trip to Walla Walla via auto yesterdav. Members of the Ladies' Needlework club report a very pleasant session at the home of Mrs. G. L. March, Friday afternoon of last week. A guessing con test, in which the guests puzzled their brains over the various articles of the menu, furnished lively entertainment. Sherman Halverson is spending a few days at his parents' home in this city. He is enjoying this short vacation prep aratory to taking a new position with the Spokane banking firm with which he has been connected for some time past. His many friends here are con gratulating him on his promotion and bright prospects for the future. The U. S. Civil Service Commission announces that a post-office clerk ex amination will be held at Kennewick, May 11th. The age limits are 18 to 45 years. Applicants should apply at once to the local secretary, Board of Civil Service Examiners at Kennewick, or the Secretary, Eleventh Civil Service District, Seattle, for application blank and full information. At the regular meeting of the Pythi an Sisters, Thursday evening of last week, the Grand Chief Leona Hauser, of North Yakima, visited the Temple and commented favorably upon the work put on by the order. An enter tainment of all those who assisted in giving the benefit at the Princess a few days ago was planned for that night, but owing to the visit of the superior officer it was delayed until the next meeting. Who is it? Mrs. Scott Henderson has been ill for several days. Mrs. E. D. Ellis visited friends and relatives in Pasco Wednesday. M. M. Moulton was a visitor at the present county seat, Wednesday. Art Tulles was here this week from Newport, where he has, been for some days. Mrs. J. H. Grine was the guest of Mrs S. R. Harper the first of the week. H. Sims is in Horse Heaven this week painting one of the district school houses. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Tibby are the j proud parents of a baby boy born Thurs day of last week. Miss Lillian Callahan left Monday for Spokane where she expects to spend some time visiting friends. H. W. Desgranges is sinking a well on his farm in Section 9. The drillers are down sixteen feet at this date. C. B. Michener, A. G. McNiell and H. J. Guernsey, of Prosser, were Ken newick visitors Friday of last week. Mrs. E. L. Kolb left the first of the week for a few day's visit with her sis ter-in-law, Mrs. J. F. Bonn and family. S. M. MacKee, of North Yakima, an old-time friend of W. H. Collins and family, visited in Kennewick Tuesday. His friends in North Yakima are try ing to persuade him to enter the race for State Senator for this district. Miss Bertha Christopher, who is teaching at the Badger school, was a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Ely the latter part of last week. She left Sunday for Walla Walla where she visited her uncle, G. N. Calhoun and family. Mr. A. H. Wheaton is spending the week up the valley. She is visiting Mrs. Sasse and Mrs. Gamble, at North Yakima, and on her way back will stop off at the present county seat, where she will visit J. Kelly DePriest and family. Albert Connett, left today for Ellens burg, from which place he will go to Seattle and later to Portland. A posi tion awaits him in his new location and he may not return to Kennewick for some time. His sister, Mrs. R. J. An drus, expects to leave for the coast shortly. J. W. Thompson, of Stevenson, has been in the city for some days and is looking the valley over with a prospect of buying. He is well pleased with the advantages to the homeseeker offered by this section, and, after traveling ex tensively in Alaska and Oregon, says that Kennewick is the best place he has found yet. He expects to locate here permanently. Jack Nolte and Mr. Smith, of Pasco, visited friends here Sunday. Misses aud Mand Marjorie Smart, of Pasco, visited friends here yesterday. Mrs. L. A. Weisenburg and two of the children are on the sick list this week. Mrs. Katherine Cameron visited Miss Thornton and other friends in Pasco, Sunday. W. P. Agnew left Monday evening for Seattle after sp iiing a week w. ih friends here. Mrs. R. A. Olivet Section 7 visit id Mr. and Mrs. D. I 'Jibbs in Pasco tbe first of the week. Mrs. Z. V. Decker returned to Ken newick last week after spending sever al months in the east with relatives. Carpenters are busy assisting J. B. Haydon with the erection of his pretty new bungalow on Fourth street. Mrs. Wm. Dicksen visited friends here Wednesday. Mrs. Harry Rose man accompanied her home to Pasco. Wm. Helm is out of town looking after the interests of the Kennewick Grain & Milling Company on the' road. Frank Emigh, of Spokane, has been one of the busy men about town this week, looking after property interests. Yesterday afternoon the Baptist Ladies' Aid met in the church and passed a pleasant afternoon with their needles. The Woman's Club will entertain their members and friends at a May party and dance to be given at the Com mercial Hall next Wednesday evening. A large crowd viewed the reproduc tion of "Auld Lang Syne" at the Prin cess Theatre, Sunday evening. It is said to have been one of the best reels of the season. Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Ely and Mrs, Wm. i Helm were among the delegation of J Kennewick people who attended the | minstrel show pn.t on by the Pasco! ladies in the Crys •*! Theatre last e *«n-1 ing. ! Ralph Mitchell has returned from I Fallbridge, where he was transferred from the S. P. & d. station here. He has severed his connection with the S. P. & S. and expects to go to work for the Northern Pacific in the near future. The party given under the auspices of the Masonic lodge last Friday night fur nished a thoroughly enjoyable evening for about a hundred dancers. Punch, icecream, sherbet and cake were served to the guests by the ladies of the Eat ern Star. While in attendance at the Blossom Festival at North Yakima, R. E. Pratt received the sad intelligence of the death of one of his oldest friends whom he knew in the east for many years, Robert Hays, of Chicago. Mr. Hays was one of the victims of the Titanic disaster. PAGE FIVE All this week's news THIS week jt jt Miss May McLoud and Miss Daphne Johnson, of Richland, were guests at the home of Miss Nellie Haney the first of the week. David Richardson, of Seattle, is the guest of his daughter, Mrs. C. L. Hol comb, and family this week at their home in the Garden Tracts. The Columbia Valley Baptist Associa-_ tion will meet the Ist. 2nd and 3rd of May, in Ellensburg. The local congre gation will be represented by the pastor. Rev. W. P. Osgood and perhaps others. [f PUNT If Late Potatoes ]1 We were fortunate enough to have bought before the raise, and now we give YOU the benefit. Cannon's White, cwt, $2.00 Netted Gems, 2.10 These are all non-irrigated seed, and will do fine in this soil. All potatoes will be well out of the county this year, so a good rospect is in sight for potatoes grown this year. 2 per cent off (or Cash. We buy Eggs—Cash or trade The Chas. H. Collins Co