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. Eh» Emmrmitk (Emmet-Emmi" issued i‘nursdays by The Kennewick Printing Co., 217 Kennewick Avenue. Kennewick, Washington Member of National Editoria‘ Association and Washington Newspaper Publishers Association, Inc. M Subscription $2.00 year R. E. REED. Editor and Publisher M The Courier, est. March 27, 1902 —— The Reporter, est. January 24, 1908 Consolidated April 1. 1914 M Entered as Second Class matter, April 2, 1914 at P. O. at Kennewick, Wash, under act of March 3, 1879 Inspirational To enter Hes-vex) a man must take it with him. Henry Drummond EONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS , __ | The President’s statement that I congress’ refusal to repeal the neu- i trality act and to pass an Admin- 1 istration-sponsored bill permitting l the sale of armaments to belliger- 1 cuts on the cash—and-carry basis, is I a disservice to the cause of world 1 peace found little favorable reaction ‘ in either House or Senate, save 1 among those to whom White House 1 proclamations are almost sacred. 1 Apparently congress feels that the 1 “next world war” is not so imminent 4 .as many think. At the White House 1 conference on nuetrality, Senator l Horah, rock-ribbed isolationist who 1 did as much as anyone to prevent 1 the United States from joining the ‘ League of Nations and the World Court, blimtly told Secretary Hull 1 that he had confidential sources of information regarding affairs from ‘ abroad that told him there would I be no war this year—and that he ‘ regarded his sources as being as ‘ trustworthy or more so than those 1 on which the State Department de- 1 pends. . 1 At any rate, Congress, going by i the recent statements and votes of : the majority, seems convinced that 4 it would be folly to give the Presi- 1 dent as much leeway in handling 1 our foreign policy as he wants. And i itlikewiseseemstobeconvincedi that the only sane course for Ameri- 1 ca to pursue is to remain 100 per- 1 cent neutral—and at the same time 1 to indirectly discourage hostilities ‘ so far as it can. 1 Nowitisobviousthatthisisal very difficult course for a world 1 power to maintain. And a good 1 many congressmen are puzzling l overjusthowitmaybedone. The undeclared war in the Orient pro vides an interesting case in point. i Theoretically, we are neutral. Ac- ¢ tually, as authoritative public opin- 1 ion polls have established, the Am- I clean people are overwhelmingly 1 in sympathy with the invaded ( Chhese, and overwhelmingly op- 1 posed to the ambitions of the in- ‘ vading Japanese. It is practically a ¢ certainty that, if Japan does con: 5 quer China, the “open door” will be ¢ slammed shut in the faces of all 1 other nations, with the possible ex ceptions of Nippon‘s axis allies, Ger manyagdltalyfrhatisadirectandj dire threat to American investments 1 in China running into the billions, z and even to the physical safety of 1 the thousands of Americans who i live in the Far East. And. to top 1 it off, this government, along with 1 Japan and other major powers, ‘is , a party to a long-established treaty 1 guaranteeing the “soverignty, the ‘ independence and the territorial 1 and administrative integrity of . China.” 1 Those are splendid words, and the 1 motive of this country at least in ; 81811111; the treaty was undoubtedly : honest. Yet in this curiom world ; we live in. the United States plays : 4} 3113101? part in ,maklng Japan’s ‘ Eastern adventure possible—and if * the troops of the Son of Heaven are successful, we will have to take a major part of the blame, at least in- ‘ directly. For, says the Chinese Council for Economic Research, Ja ‘pan gets better than 90 percent of her imported scrap iron, steel and popper from us,_along with almost half of her iniported lead, 65 per cent of her imported automobiles, ‘l7 percent of her imported air planes, 65 percent of her imported petroleum and 83 percent of her im ported fem-alloys. Each of these is a vital war material. Japan can produce or manufacture none of them in adequate juantity for here self. She must get them from abroad—and if she couldn't get them the prosecution of the unde claredwarwithClﬂnaworﬂdbeim- possible. It is this which caused the Senate resolution calling for an embargo on export of arms and other mater ials of war to Japan. Whether that willbedone,atthiscongressora MICKIB SAYS— fuzure one, is a matter of guess was There is a sizable body of support behind it. The New York -. 3. for instance, says, "If there is no . . . legal obstacle, we trust that the measure will be passed. It is time to take ourseva out of the role of accessory to crime.” There is likewise a substantial body of op position, largely based on the argu ment that the war is not yet a di rect concern to us, that we might as well get Japan’s business as to see it go elsewhere, and that we can not act as a. sort of voluntary police man for a crazy world. Both sides, it is apparent, can summon telling evidence in behalf of their respect ive views. It's no wonder that con gress gets a headache every time. it‘ thinks of our foreign policy—and that the public at large is troubled with similar pains. DEATH AND TAXES Few who do not feel the Ameri can Institute of Public Opinion has given us the most accurate picture of public sentiment on important questions arising in the American mind. Their hand on the pulse of the nation permits them to give us reports of truth and fact. They found that a survey revealed that 25 percent of people questioned, de clared they paid no taxes! There are many other folks who feel if they do not own property or in too low an income group, they are tax free. What about the purchase of autos, gasoline, liquor or cigarettes? There is money taken for social security and some states impose a food tax. We should be more keen regarding taxation. It is one of the most. im portant questions at the present. The only man free of taxation is the man who spends no money and lives on the charity of others. V It isn’t at an popular to mention it but every dollar the federal gov erninen-t gives the state or the coun ty for any. purpose must be paid back by the individual taxpayers. The mere fact that the federal gov ernment has given the money does not exempt it from being raised the way all other money does not ex empt it from being raised the way all other money spent by any gov emment unit is raised, through taxes. We think there is no finer train ing for a young boy than tosel-l pa pers or magazines. It teaches him a lot of things that are valuable to him in life. It teaches him the ne cessity of the proper approach to people. It teaches him to take re buffs and refusals time after time and still keep up his courage and fighting spirit. It teaches him to work and to shun idleness. It teaches him the value of money. Such a young man is far better equipped to go out into the world and meet and cope with its problems than i: the young man who lolis about in idle ness, and, when he wants money, was to his father or his mother for it. Our government is in great dan ger of becoming a government by pressure groups. Let any group with sufficient organized votes behind it make a demand and there is a scurrying to pass the desired law and set up a hoard or bureau pack ed with sympathizers to. administerl theiaw. Thisiswrongandisnot good democracy. Each such group becomes a small dictator in its own field against those decisions few in dividuals have the means to appeal. Outstanding examples are the Na tional Labor Relations board and the Wage-Hour board. . N 0 FAIRY TALE - i We have all noticed the brilliance of the star in our heavens which scientists tell us is the body Mars. We are aware of its proximity to this sphere of ours and know that July 27th finds Mars 36 million miles away. This is the closest the planet has been in fifteen years. The fact that a large dark spot is probably fresh vegetation covering anareaaboutthesizeoftheU.S. brings the feeling that the stories and pictures of probable Martians and their peculiar mode of living.\ their advanced ideas and customs.‘ amazing dress and abodes, may well‘ be realities. The 3Qnillion~miles is a far call, but with progress in\ scientific equipment we are made more aware of facts concerning this‘ planet. Perhaps the future will give: us more positive evidence of life andT habitation. It may be that as thisi editor writes, a Mhrtian housewife‘ is canning raspberries, a Martian‘ husband threshing his wheat. We consider ourselves an important na tion due to our prominence in the eyes of other countries Yet we may be small potatoes if our astronomers could give the whole truth of Mars. 'lihere is one thing of which we can be certain in regard to life on an other planet, and that is you won’t find a fellow on a street in Mars who knows a fellow that knows a fellow that knew a friend of yours that used to live in Kennewick. Business men say most young ap plicants for positions are not so much concerned about whether they learn the trade or businesq as they are about how much salary they are going to bepaid. The most valuable man in an organization is the man who knows the business from the ground up and the only way to know any business from the ground up u tobeginatthebottomandlearn it that way. Years ago young men were interested in learning the trade, and in many trades were re quired to pay the proprietor for teaching them. “There never was a time,” a local .busines man was heard to say, “when ignorance de manded such high wages.” Outside of losing his faith in his Maker and himself few things bring to a man more real poignant unhap piness than to lose faith in his par ticular political party. Economists freely predict that if present spending trends continue in flation is inevitable. When infla tion comes it shoots prices to the sky. The recovery from inflation is worse than recovery iron: 9. deprers ion. Death is infrequent among news paper editors, but. fully ninety per cent of those that do occur have their foundation in the fact that a subscriber came in and offered a word of approval for something the editor had printed. The WA is unfortunate in that it has within its ranks, besides a. lot of worthy and deserving people, a lot of idlers and loafers and dead beats who have never made any ef fort to be self-supporting. It is un fortunate that the worthy people on WPA can’t throw out has and bag gage this runoff. “My trouble," 8. reader a! this paper said in this office yestexday. “seems to be that I always go fish ing when the ﬁsh are not hungry. It usually turns out that they were hungry the day before or the day ; “mo m KENNEWICK MASH.) comma-3mm Everyone who succeeds in this world has to have a certain amount of m’sciplme. If they don‘t ﬁt it at home when they are young they have to get it after they snow up and get out in the world. The fact that parents fail to exact dlsp cipllne it (106 not follow that the boy or girl will escape it. They will get it later when the getting is much harder. ' Every newspaper editor soon learns this trait o! the human race. The editor may say a hundred nice and complimentary things about an individual or an organlmtion and never get a word of thanks for it. but the slightest word of criticism or errorispounceduponasacapital crime. The editor. in spite of the long record or nice things he has said, at. once becomes a rascal and a scoundrel for whom 1131181118 is too good. The neutrelity bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation ever to come before any congress of this country. It is too important to be decided on the basis of political or personal prejudice. It should be decided on the basis of the facts in volved, intelligently and impartially considered and weighed. The re sponsibility of the decision rests with congress. but the payment for their action, if wrong, will be made by the people of this nation. Washington, D. C.—lf you are cur ious about the status of your Social Security account with the U. 8. Treasury, the Social Security Board announces that you can learn by in quiring of that body exactly how much has been placed to your credit up to January 1, 1939. Budapest, Hungary—An ofﬁciul government newspaper announces that the Foreign Minister would sound out the united States on 1 plan to send 400,000 Hungarian Jews‘to the U. B. in exchange for an equal number of Aryan Hungarians now residing in America who might desire to return to their native land. Believe It or Not . . . . You can Get Young, Grain-fed Hereford Beef or Pork At The Hiway Service Station Any The man 12 r. 31. Acre. the Road from Kennewick Neon Sign. Security Data Up-to-Date I!me %10@20830% [ ‘ ‘N‘N 5&3) ) QWrig TEN YEARS AG0—1929 The Kiwanis club netted SSO for the playfield fund at the benefit show which they had given. There had been 216 enrolled althosether in the playiield with the average at tendance of 58 with swimming classes registering 6?. The first tile store entrance in Kennewick proved very' intersting tothemanyonlookerswhileitwas beinglaidinthenewCoxbuuding. Kennewick's first Neon store sign was also installed on this building. Mrs. Charles Hunt had sold her interests in the Ladies Shoppe to Mrs. Zelda Durhin. 7 ﬁfwt. A. Linn. a former Kennewick resident, then living in Everett. was visiting his son Harry hen. _ Mr. and Mrs. Lane K. Larson and son Lester had returned from a va cation trip to Yellowstone Park. Brainard Murray and Earl Mc- Clendon of Richland had returned from a week’s vacation at the boy scout camp in the Blue Mountains. The Hanford Improvement club had made over SSO at their cafeteria dinner and “White Elephant" sale as a park benefit. The Riehland ferry was again running after several weeks being out of commission. A new cable had been installed and the boot. ne modeled. ' TWENTY YEARS AGO—I9I9 Kennewick was to have two mod em bushes: houses. P. J. Murphy and F. EBesteMpurchnedlots on Second and Yahmsueeuuom Thadeus Grammy. Buildings were to be meted on both lots sometime in anneal-tum. A be: packing school was to be conducted by E. C. Scott of Yakima in the Kennewick-Rim Fruit. Growers association for a week's in struction. Osman “Doc” 1". It. Why of themaumymedlcucormm réturned from ovmaervioeand wasmnkincpnmuomtomme mmm. D.’L.Taylorhadrehlmeduomn week'smwithhisfnmuymaut tle. mammamanunchem nenrenn'nedfromnnenshurgeﬂer spending a term at the summer school. Mr. :21thqu having chem a! the Hover fen-y while. Lee Powell was in charge of thexennewlckferry. According to the Kennewick- Richland marketing _umon the you returns- from George Anderson’s po tato patch netted 8734 per acre and W. R. Boyd’s strawberry patch of five cons netted 8003 per acre. “I’d - Better Ask Bettyn” Most men know that their wives have sound and expert opinions on merchandise. Even the husband who would never admit his need toil advice usually tries to ferret out her views, wishes and hopes before buying. Why? Becausemost womenseem tohave aninborn interest innewthingsandbetterways..'.'l‘heyarecurinusandllert... 'lheyasktheirfriendsaboutthisandaboutthat...'lheycompare valueswithgreatcare...'l‘heyresdtheadvertisementseagerly for the latest news. It pays to keep ahead, by keeping up with advertising. Well-known products are definiteb better products—if not, they couldn’t be advertised month after month and year after year. The manufacturer and the merchant both know that the business ' that prospers is the business that promises satisfaction and keeps is'promise. ' . 'lhe advertisements in this newspaper contain useful infor mation about many things that concern you personally. Read every one that interests you . . . Read it carefully and take it ser iously. 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