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March 27, 1914
All this week's news THIS week & 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 this week. Miss Hilda Christenson, of Attalia, visited the first of the week at the Dwire home. 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, Montana. 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 addition. 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 transacting business. 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 DIRCKSENS LITTLE SANITARY MARKET AUTO DELIVERY PHONE 521 The Fact Remains No amount of misrepresentation by the peddlers of alum baking powders, no jug gling with chemicals, or pretended analysis, or cooked-up certificates, or falsehoods of any kind, can change the fact that Royal Baking Powder has been found by the offi cial examinations to be of the highest leavening efficiency* free from alum, and of absolute purity and wholesomeness. Royal Baking Powder is indispensable for making finest and most economical food. STUDEBAKER Wagons 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 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 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 last Sunday. 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 finished. 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 ning. 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 honors. 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 last year. . 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 places. 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 East. 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 Woman's Club. 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 room. "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 served. 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 talia News-Tribune. 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 Highland Notes 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 0* CONSTANT L EXERCISn~%£ 1 W,LL make 4 M ,Jy STRONG J\ ~tM constant t»* ij^L 'grow / A AND BE WlTtf .ma j | MONEY |;nde M ;' : ' 1 The boy who builds a fine physique in his ; rha have a strong constitution to fall back upon inVH up AGE. He won't be so liable to contract diseaaHjjH as * have the STRENGTH to fight it off. The BANKING YOUR MONEY. Build a F CONSTITUTION for the years to come. H|l Make OUR bank YOUR bank "T1 We pay 5% interest on time [to The Bank of Kennewic® I Gapital Stock $25,000 - We Write Fire InsuraßfT^ i —¥sSft i_ All this we« news T H Ift week J* I 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 old friends. The five acre tract on the corner ac cross the road from the Gaskell tract is being improved. 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.