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'érangers Favor
Income to Retail . '
_ 33kg? Levies
Funeral Aid Now Has
1000 Members; Makes
First Payment
The Grange Funeral Aid Assocla.
' non 01. the grunge has reached a
M of 1000 and reports the
with of Brother August Benson of
gun-Benton grange, whose bene
wy is the first to receive $200.00
in the fund. The Funeral Aid
Cannnttee was dismissed with a.
m of thanks for their work.
‘ A resolution was presented from
Mt County protestms against
the retail sales tax and asking that
a referendum be invoked on this
law tor a vote of the people at the
peg: general election that this vic
mg‘ in may be repealed. This
muld necessitate the calling or a
{W session of the legislature to
“up: the joint resolution submit
ting to the voters a constitutional
s‘nndment whereby the legislature?
my place a reasonable tax on in
tangible wealth and graduated net
income thereby relieving the popu
lace oi the sales tax and placing the
Washington tax burden on the basis
of wility to pay and benefits re
ceived. The committee approved
the resolution but opposed the
method of bringing it about. It was
amended to change the last para-
M by inserting, “This Pomona
petition the State Grange to take
any steps necessary to bring this
- before the people at the next gen
eul election.”
A mohaion' from Clark County
Panona' favoring the return of the
tuner system under which the
m Lecturer functioned was ap-
Why the grunge. ,
A resolution asking that radical
Win the compensation meth-
GB» of the soil conservation pro
fin be avoided as far as practi
flle avoiding unnecessary changes
in classifications and payments,
Ind. under the existing framework,
we further recommend that the
all; incense be modified to give
a hue: payment to the smaller or
um. farms and that the main
tenance of soil building crops be
mama a soil building practical
’Afier amending to include all soil
(Continued on Page Eight)
Fruits Only Slightly
Damaged by Last Frost
BENNN CITY—The soft fruit
.mps of this community were only
may damaged last Wednesday
W'hy‘ the freeze that caused so
much damage to surrounding sec-'
this. Roy Henson, the only fruit
m here prepared to smudge if
necessary, lighted his smudge pots
ft: 3 short time early Thursday
Ming. when the thermometer
Icnt down to 28 degrees The gov
emmenc thermometer locate at the
W O Huldrow residence register
ed 24 degrees, which is about three
decrees lower than on other see
tku of the Highlands Apricots are
l't'Dor'lied to have suffered the most
damage
Organizations Assist
In Benefit Carnival
The Parent-Teaolmrs association
with the cooperation of other or-
Iflnizations and the school, are
m 8 preparations for a bigger
"1d better carnival in the high
whoa! gym Ffriday evening.
A halt-hour program will be held
in the auditorium at 8 o'clock at
With time there will be a door
' Who of a ham. Various numbers on
pike prom-am will be given by the
"locust Grove, Valley and Highland
"“895 and the Kiwanis octette‘
spill sing. .
- InMediately following the pro
~ thecrawdwillgotothezym
we sauna and fun that 806
_Whacarnival. _The proceeds will
I’9 med for the completion of the
- “1100! pounds fence.
Rifle Club Displays '
Work at P.-T. A. Tonite
The regular meeting of the Par
em“'l'eachers association is being
held in the school auditorium this
Wing. An election of officers and
‘he election of a delegate to the
“fie convention at Wenatohee on
May 16-18 was the main order Of
Mess. Following the meeting
the Broup adjourned to the cafe
‘9l'lß Where they witnessed a dem
‘m-Stratlon shoot by the rifle club.
The three girls competing against
the three boys were: Lois Campbell.
PE”! Dague and Dorothy Blair. The
b 0” in the match included Leroy
M 293, beryl Shields and Alan‘
Delfenbaugh. Demonstration firingi
'm be given by Wallace Preston,
Jim human and Ray Schwartz.
Insl’J'uctor C. A. Greene states that
this demonstration is to show the
MD the nature of the rifle club
actlvity.
Wrfi’r- i-annrter
' 12W
nu wacners 1n the local 50110018
were given contracts for the coming
year by the school board at their
last regular meeting. So far as is
known at this time, there is but
one vacancy anticipated. This po
sition will be filled by Miss Maude
Lampson, who has been ,out of
school the past year on a leave of
absence. . ‘
Music Classes to ‘
Compete in Song
Festival Friday
Glee Club and Band to
Enter; Vivian Higley
Wins with Solo
Approximately 18 senior high
schools of the Yakima valley will
compete in a song and imtrumental
festival which is being held in El
lenSburg tomorrow.
Miss Vivian Higley, accompanied
by Miss Virgil Hopkins participated
in the solo competition today there;
Vivian received the honor of being
rated the top soloist from the de
cision of the Judges just before
noon today. The students . were
judged good. excellent and superior,
with Vivian heading the list of the
three superior students. There were
seven other students in the‘ solo
ist competition.
The entire mixed glee club, com
posed of a chorus of 38 Kennewick
students will journey to Ellensburs
tomorrow. They will compete with
Quincey. The two numbers chosen
for the chorus are: “The May Day
Carol" by Deems Taylor and “Lo
Now a Rose Ebr Blooming,” by
Praetorius. A chosen octette will
also take part in' a huge charm oi
250 voices. The _octette is com
posed of Vivian Higley, Anna Marie
Mueller, Grace Miller, Margaret
Reed, Kenneth Maker, David
Wooden, Andy Keller and Charles
Tramel. They will sing five num
bers, “Sing A While Longer," “Break
Forth O Beauteous Heavnlyjaldfil'
“Land of Hope and Glory." "Rn
Miles Away fromr Home," and
“Kathryn’s Wedding Day._”__
'A 23-piece band zis belie taken‘
by Charles Aabury to compete with
Zillah. Both Kennewick and Zillah
are in the Class 0 competition, ac
cording to the school enrollment.
The band numbers include “Blue
Jackets March,” “-'Dauntless Over
ture,” by Holmes and “Walter's
Prize-Song," by Wagner.
Somexof the Judges for the festi-‘
vale include Louis Werser, super
visor 01 music in Tacoma, and Miss
Kathleen Munro, professor of mu
sic at the U. of W.
This is the first time the Kenne
wick schools has ever entered any
or the music festivals and the in
tructor are hoping this will become
an annual event.
Kennewick Man
Buys Lumber Co.
I W. J. Skinner, formerly manager
‘for the Standard Lumber 00., both
here and at Pasco and Tom Fleis
ler of Pasco have purchased the
business of the Kleeb Lumber 00.,
of Pasco. whose yard was recently
destroyed by fire, and are opening
up for business tomorrow.
Erection of new buildings for the
new firm was started today and the
new company is already operating
on a limited scale, pending the ar
rival of their new stocks. They
will carry a complete line of build
ing materials of all kinds.
Hanford Ladies Give
' Customary Easter Tea
1 HANFORD—The males Aid held
its customary Easter Tea at the
Presbyterian church last Thurs
day afternoon. A program followed
consisting of a violin solo by Miss
Ruby Egner; piano duet' by Mrs.
Brockway and Mrs. Joyce; imper-l
sonations by Mrs. L. L. VlV‘hjtmer,l
and a reading by Mrs. Joyce. Thel
Aid also held its annual bazaar‘
at this time.
The Faculty Club will meet Fri-
day evening at the home or Mr. and
Mrs. Garth Liesy. The facukty plans
to present its play April 27.
Miss Ruby Egner and H. 8.
Lauthon, high school instructors,
spent their Easter vacation in Seat
tle.
Lester and Paul Cherry and Geo.
Gugat spent the. week-end in
Ephrata.
Angelo Perry, Louis Larson and
Loyce Hamlin left Friday to join the
Goldendale CCC camp.
Visit Frisco Fair
More than 300,000 persons have
visited Washington’s exhibit at the
San Francisco world’s fair, includ
ing many from this vicinity.
E. B. McGovern of the Washing
ton State Progress Commission said
among those who signed the guest
register were: Bob Bean, Muriel
Beall Ray.
KEN N EWICK, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1939.
, Folks Who Ought to Be in History
I (tht. _w‘f'i. u.»

Soft Fruit Crbp
Now Placed at
Half of N ormal
Almost Total Loss of Cots
" But Cherries Not
" So 'Bad
Last Thursday night was a rep
etition of the low temperatures of
the night before when great dam
‘Bßol73B done toaott fruits!!! this
Won. The damage, however, as
B always the case with frosts, was
spotwd, some areas being complete
ly destroyed, while others escaped.
In the valley, the loss was almost:
complete, as was also the case‘
in the Richland district. 1
’ Along the River Road'some places
iare almost free from damage, while
lothers bore but slight frost effects.
On the whole, the crop of peaches.
cherries, prunes is estimated at
Übout fifty percent of a normal
yield, while the cots seem to have
been pretty generally wiped out.‘
Due to the dull outlook for prices
some of the gmwers {eel that no
great loss was sustained even in
those cases where the frost dam-4
age was severe. ‘
‘Temperaturee for the week, to
gether with those of the cornea
pending week a. year ago, are:
April 6—62-36 63-22
April 7—69-30 .71-32
Apr! B—B7-34 70-45
Apr. 9—65-42 33-42
Apr. 10—65-37 “-38 ~
Apr. 11—68-41 68-45
Apr. 12—58-45 60-40 ‘
Perctp. .15.
Pasco4Kenn. Gun Club
to Hold Skeet Shoot
The Pam-Kennewick Gun club
willbehoststoaSkeetahoothhis
coming Sunday in the Riverview
park just west of the bridge on the
Pasco side of the river.
Tea-ms participating in the shoot
_will be present from Yakima. Pen
dleton Dayton Walla Walla Athena
and Waltsburg. The two young
boys on the Pendleton team hold
the title of state champions from
last year.
Aprizeormedalofsomekindwm
be awarded to the wmnim team
Sunday. The shoot will begin at
10 o’clock and will continue thru
outtheday.
Thisdlsplayofskllllsopentothe
public and according to Raymond
Beatty here is a good chance for
the movie camera. fans to get some
good shots as well as Avtohose per
forming in the shoot.
Rebekahs of Yakima
Valley to Meet April 17
f Rebekahs from 17 lodges of the
Yakima Valley will meet at Wap
ato Monday, April 17 at ten o’-
clock with Keystone Rebekah lodge
as hostess for their semi-annual dis
trict meeting, of which Zelma Sil
liman or Kennewick is president
and Maude Foisy of Prosser is vice
president. Reports of the activi
ties of all the lodges will be heard.
Contests will be held on the secret
work and the beautiful Rebekah
degree will be exemplified by Isa
bella of Yakima. There have been
many entertainment numbers ar-‘
ranged for and all Rebekahs are!
cordially invited.
Carloadings Up
Thirty-six and a halt cat-loads of
Kennewickauflwereshlppedout
Tuwday ofthls week. not and
twordtorasmnaplaceastms.
Mmothoneeachof
wool andrapples and 31 cars or
sheepwer‘eloadedmnattheN.P.
Besidesthlgmorethnnhalxacar
or local express shipment of aspar
agusrolled. ‘
Acoupleormomcarsotapplu
mnedtodsyandthenrst.mut
car-o! mm was mum
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Farm Loan Assn.
Elects Officers
The annual stockholders meeting
of the Bentoh County National
Farm Loan Association was held in
the Community Han at Benton (Ditav
this afternoon. P. J. Tam of
Prosser was elected director of the
associatioh to replace J. 8. Albino:
Prosser. The other directors of the
board who were reelected were Paul
Hamilton 01' Prosser, H. C. Puder
beuzh of Kennewick. Arthur John
sonofßentonCityandT.J.Ghal-
craft at Richland.
' Reorganizing‘ after me meeting
the directors reelected Hamilton as
Tpresident and Rider-bum as vice
president. B. C. ’l‘elyea, was chosen
secmtary-treamrer. Mr; Chaim“
holds a record for having senred as
director of an» active association for
twenty years, and m appreciation of‘
this fine record he was presented
with a certificate evidencing 20
years service. The association.
lwhich represents the Federal Land
IBank in Benton County. ended the
year 1938 with 221 member-stock
holders and $394,150 in loans out
standing. David E. Grebe, a rep
resentatlve of the Federal Land
Bank, spoke to the stockholders and
explained some of the polldes of g
the bank. I
New Business
1 Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Reader of
‘Walla Walla have leased the Reed
building at the foot of Kennewick
Avenue and are having the phoe
remodeled. They plan to open a
modern lee cream parlor making
their own product. Counters and
booths will be in the modernlsuc
style. ‘
Win: Contest
Cannery €lost
Prepare for the
Asparagus Pack
Fifty Tons of Spinach 13
Put. in Cans 111 Past
Two Weeks '
‘ 'lbday saw the windup of the
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mummnednndchanceamade
tonandlethemsspack.
Special Tuberculosis
Meet Called for Wed.
Mm.M.lLßoo9.pnddentot
fhe Begton'countyW
league,hasealledulpeclalmeet
lngoftheleagueatherhomeln
Benton City. Wednesday at 2 pm.
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Mrs. Mulkey Injured
in Accident Yesterday
; Mm.J.E.Muikeyissuffcdngin-
Juries received when the bus in
whichshenndur.uulkeywere
riding collided with another car
yeswrdaynearuoxee. Thefreight
inhhebmnttheflmeotthecoi
liasionwasaaidtotnuonms.
Mulkey.anduaresmtshereceiv
ed five broken ribs, 3 broken Jaw.
andabad cut on the face. She}
was taken through a. nearby ciinle‘
butwasabletorehxrnhometoday.‘
Naturalist to Give
‘ 2 Performances Apr. 21
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Charles Bowman Hutchins on Fri
day. April 21. An afternoon per
romance will be given for the
children and another in the eve
ning for adults. Mr. Hutchins ten!-
tux-es ornithic singing with piano,
pastel sketching. and other illus-
Lrations pertaining to his musical
and artistic ability.
On Honor Roll
‘ John Tweet of Kennewick has
won a place on the high scholar
ship roll of Washington State Col
lege for the fall semester of 938-39.
President E. 0. Holland announced
this week. To be eligible for this
honor a student mud: have a grade
average of 90 per cent whlle carry
ing a full college course. or earn 34
grade points. ‘
Four hundred and thirtyqu stu
dents, more than 11 per cent of the}
enrollment. won places on the honor
roll. Twelve students earned lo orl
more hours of “A.”
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Huge Sum From
County’s Income
Court Apfigoves Slash in
N. P. ilway Tax
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