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r 14, 1913
All this week's news THIS week J* J* c D Lynch went to the county seat being summoned as a juror. G H Burlingame of Walla Walla, spent Sunday with his sister, Miss Ethel Burlingame. u e Carley, mayor of the city of that name, was in Kennewick the first " the week transacting business. j V Strange moved this week from Lthe Anderson house on Washington Veet to the Crowell residence on West Second street. Mrs H. A. Howe was down from Spokane the latter part of the week, looking after their property affairs in valley. She returned Tuesday. John C. Dixon and wife came up from Portland Sunday to visit with Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Thomas. Mr. Dixon and Mr. Thomas were old friends in Pittsburg, Pa. Frank Shaughnessy is here from San Francisco on a visit with his mother. He will work at Dircksen's Cash Mar ket until Christmas when he expects to rejoin his wife in California. C. C. of Grangeville, Idaho, has purchased the Van Cleve home in Dr. Ely's tract, and Tuesday moved into their new home. Mr. Peebles is father-in-law of W. S. Dickinson. The tract contains two and a third acres and is in orchard for the most part. Mrs. R. E. Roberts and daughter Isobel left Kennewick last Sunday for Portland, where they will visit for a few days before going to Seattle, on their way to Waupaca, Wis., ,where they will spend the winter. Mr. Rob erts remained in Kennewick until to day. We handle all kinds of ELECTRIC SUPPLIES and will be glad to figure with you upon their installation, fjj We can please you. FULL LINE OF EDISON MAZDA LAMPS V. W. BIRD ELECTRIC CO Big Sale on CANDY and GUM Slightly damaged by water Milk Chocolates, per pound .... 20c Chewing Gum, 2 packages for . . 05c And other bargains just as good. Come in COMPTON'S Next to the Courier Office Sale begins Saturday, November 15th A full line of HOME-MADE Candies rinnH C= low prices on everything. We have'em If" IICLI VJUUU3 all priced per can, per dozen and A large carload of non-irrigated Earliest r We now have the largest and most per case . <J They will cost more of All Seed Potatoes will be here in a complete stock of canned goods ever as- l ater in the Winter Buy now in i day or two . Fancy stockj grown in the Pa | ouse . sembled m Kennewick. Fruits, Vege- case lots and save liberally as compared Good potatoes of this variety are hard to get. tables, r isn, Oysters, boups, Meats, etc. with prices that you have paid heretofore. Secure your seed now. It will be scarce and much higher next spring All grades, fancy, medium and standard. =„ . , P rice - direc ?- from f the ca r- per hundred IJ.M a 1 , J «]j Call or phone tor our complete banned Goods price list. LJ From warehouse, for a short time only $1.60 A large variety to select from. Special Prompt delivery in city and depots and dock. Two phones. P u ______ =ip=Bl kennewick fruit & produce co E. M. SLY,Manager LITTLE STORIES OF THE WEEK 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 Born—to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. J. Hess, Saturday, Nov. 8, a son. The O-W. R. & N. has furnished large framed maps for several of the public places in the city. The maps cover the routing! of the road in Wash ington, Oregon, Idaho and a portion of Montana. The latest one was hung in the lobby of the Commercial Hotel this week. The Hotel Kennewick has had one for some time, and one has been hung in the Commercial Club rooms. Agent J. B. Thomas was in strumental in securing the maps. As Thanksgiving day is'drawing near it might reflect some light on the event of its observance by giving the small boy's composition relating thereto: "Thanksgiving was brought over from England by the Puritan fathers in 1620. It has staid here ever since. On Thanks giving everybody goes to church in the morning so as to have everything out of the way before dinner. Then you come home and hang around a little while and get awful hungry smelling the turkey. After dinner Thanksgiving is over." Peter Larson this week traded 250 acres of wheat land between Genesee and Moscow for 53.33 acres of bot tom land up the river, near the Tim merman ferry. The trade was made with Henry Koehler, who goes to the wheat iand to make his home. A son of Mr. Larson, who now lives in Gene see, will come to Kennewick to make his home and will go into the hay and stock business on new land* The deal was made through the Weisel company and the total consideration was something over $35,000. THE KENNEWICK COURIER, KENNEWICK WASHINGTON T. James was a Wallula visitor Wed nesday. Mrs. Fay Dean was up from Attalia Saturday. Born—to Mr. and Mrs. J. Barber Saturday, Nov. 8, a seven pound son. Dr. Spaulding was called to Two Rivers last Friday on professional bus iness. Ira Hughes left this week for Okla homa City where he will reside in the future. Clint Copeland returned Saturday from Granger where he has been doing a Maude Muller stunt. Mrs. Wm. Barnett and Mrs. A. Slee man of Walla Walla visited friends in this city Tuesday between trains. Anybody can have a turkey. There's three different ways to get 'em—all easy. Call at the Club for particulars. Work was begun yesterday morning by the S. P. & S. on their extension of the station grounds and the approaches to the crossing. Miss Norma Hendricks of Eugene, Ore., is spending the week visiting at the Everett Sherk home in the Olm sted Addition. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Akin and Miss J. Huey, of Dawson City, Alaska, are vis iting Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Banta at their River Side Home in the Garden Tracts. Mrs. J. B. Slaugenhaupt is again numbered among the clerks of Sherk's big store. She returned to work Mon day, after an extended visit in the east. F. C. Woods and L.JMilk have leased an acre-tract in the Garden Tracts from the Hover Investment company for a term of years and will erect a green house thereon. They plan to furnish hot house vegetables to those of us who can afford the luxury, and will also cultivate a few flowers commercially. Nine Years Ago today Being Items of Particular Interest taken from THE COURIER Volume No. 3 W. M. Richards of North Yakima is | visiting friends and relatives in this city. Jim Hawkins has ordered a fifty-foot gas plant which will be ready for busi ness Saturday evening. He has made arrangements with Scott & Co. and A. H. Jonnson to furnish light for their stores. This is one of the best lighting systems there is in use and will make the places that use it the best lighted of any in town. The first of the month was the occa sion of several changes in the business places of the city, principally among which were those in which the Ex change Bank and the St. Paul &Tacoma Lumber company are concerned. A. F. Brown, who has been manager of the lumber company's yards at this point for some time, severed his con nection with that institution and has accepted a position with the bank as assistant cashier. His place in the lumber yard has been filled by H. E. | Baldwin who has in the past been yard foreman. A crew of government engineers are camped on "the Horn" west of town and it is supposed that their work has to do with a project for irrigating the land on the bench. They are not giv ing out any information, however, and the above is merely supposition. Miss Jarnagin has accepted the posi tion of assistant postmistress in the post office at this place. W. R. Amon, who has spent the past three weeks in Waitsburg with his fam ily, has returned to this place and is again occupying his desk in the Ex change bank. Postmistress Morain has made some improvements in the interior arrange ment of the post office, made necessary by the increased business in that de partment. The social party at the residence of Mrs. H. D. Sweet last evening was at- The Congregational Ladies' Aid will hold a Christmas Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6. The lo cation will be announced in a later issue. Durwood Collins last week traded his ten acres in Section Nine, and a quarter section of land near Echo, Ore;, for three-quarters of a section of timber land in Idaho. The F. C. B. club nettsd quite a little sum from the candy sale in Holmes' store Saturday. They will hold another at the same place Satur day afternoon, Nov. 22. Mr. and Mrs. H. C/ Tweedt, who have been visiting with relatives and friends in this city for the past two months, left Sunday for Seattle. From there they will return to their home in Honolulu. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Creighton re turned the first of the week from Carls ton, Wash., where they have been visit ing at the home of Ed. Vacey and from Goble, Ore., where they spent a week with friends. The M. W.'s of the Congregational Sunday School are going to give a bas ket social in the church parlors Friday evening, November 21. Everyone is cordially invited and a good time is guaranteed to all. Each lady is re quested to bring a basket. There will be a reception tendered Rev. Atkins, the new minister of the Congregational church, and his family in the basement of the church tonight. All members and their friends are in vited to attend and help to extend a welcome to the new arrivals. The Royal Neighbors, in a body, met at the home of Mrs. C. J. Anderson Monday night, the gathering being in the nature of a surprise shower. A handsome silver sugar shell was pre- tended by about forty of her Sunday school scholars and their friends. The evening was made merry by numerous games and everybady enjoyed them selves to the highest degree. Geo. F. Richardson, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, today purchased a ten-acre tract of valley land, and has made a start at erecting a residence on it. Mrs Richardson will arrive shortly, ac companied by four more families who will make their home near the city. Rev. F. M. Zurcher, of Salem, Ore., will conduct services in the Congrega tional church next Sunday. J. G. Jones, the harness-maker, has purchased from the local stores all their stocks of harness and horse furnishings and will now be the only man in town to carry such goods. Chas. H. Collins is now traveling salesman for the Blalock Fruit Co. of Walla Walla, for the territory between North Yakima and Spokane. He will make his headquarters in this city. Peanuts are destined to become one of the good crops of this district as.is evidenced by the sample crops that have been raised here this season. Several people planted small crops to see how they would produce and in every in stance the result has been so encourag ing that larger patches will be devoted to their culture next season. Mr. John son, whose place in the Garden Tracts was purchased by Mr. Story, planted a short row in his garden this season and Mr. Story tells us that the crop was as good as he ever saw in the peanut growing sections of the south; and Archie Spence, who lives down in Sec tion Seven, brought in a sample hill to this office this week that is positive proof that this is a good place to raise peanuts. This is a crop that is very profitable wherever it does well, and is not expensive or troublesome to raise. It also comes under the head of legumes ' and is valuable in that way. sented as a token of their esteem in which their newly married member is held. All members of the I. O. O. F. are especially urged to attend the meeting on Saturday evening. Nov. 15, at which time there will be present George Kel lough of Walla Walla and other inter esting speakers. A lunch will be served at the close of the meeting.—H. R. Love, Secretary. Billie Howard & Co., vaudeville art ists, delighted the audiences at the Princess last night and will appear again tonight. They are pleasing mus icians, singers and dancers. Manager Baker booked the attraction on short notice for two nights here, the only stop they make between Pendleton and Spokane. Dircksen's Cash Market opened for business Monday morning in the Han sen building at Second and Yakima. The little shop is all shiny and clean, inside and out, in its coat of white, and while "Billy" has been busy in laying in his stock, Mrs. Dircksen added the artistic touches to the show windows with attractive and inviting results. J. N. Pratt, who lives at Vista, has brought in to the local markets six veal calves in the past few weeks. He has made good money, he figures, at the prices that he was paid and the cost of producing. For the last two calves, which were brought in the first of this week, he received better than fifty dol lars. They both dressed over two hun dred pounds. SHORT'S BARBER SHOP BATH'S IN CONNECTION Three Chairs The Divine Tragedy of the Christian Martyrs "QuoVadisr "WHITHER GOEST THOU?" will be presented at the Princess Theatre Tuesday, Nov. 18th This will be a big, three-reel production of terrifying vividness, faithfully portraying with all historical accuracy the story of the persecution of the Christian martyrs from the crucifixion of Christ to the death of Nero. A perfect presentation of the essential dramatic, biblical, historical and spectacular values of this masterpiece. Endorsed by clergymen and biblical stu dents everywhere. Don't miss this big special feature. Admission 15 cents and 25 cents* PAGE FIVE All this week's news THIS week j* > Miss Eunice Orr of Pasco was a Ken newick visitor Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Amon will move back to their Horse Heaven ranch the first of the month and their home on Kennewick avenue will be occupied by E. M. Sly and family. C. B. Michener, editor of the Prosser Independent Record, accompanied by Mrs. Michener and child, paid the Courier office a pleasant call last Friday. They were on their way to Hover where Mr. Michener officiated at the funeral of Bruce Dimick. The Arts and Crafts department of the Woman's Club entertained the ladies of Kennewick at tea at the Com mercial Club rooms last Friday after noon, and later in the afternoon the guests went to the Princess Theatre where a series of slides were shown, depicting American and foreign archi tecture. ADVERTISED LETTERS Crandall, C. H. Fruhling. B. W. Zetterberg, Fritz Hollett, Agnes, Kennewick, Wn. Hutchinson, J. 0., LaGrande, Ore. Jenkins, Jokey, Kennewick Wn. Lane, James, (2) " " Peacock, M. " " Pixley, W. E. " " CARDS Watson. W. A. Bailey & Micks " " Heater, L. D. " '• Hunter, Geo. " " Pinedexter, Pearl " " Sill. Mrs. L. H. 954 N. " Sherman, Mr. " "