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Miss Toothaker Takes
Grange Degrees Thurs.
FINLEY—The Finley grange met
Thursday night with 26 members
present. Miss Norma Toothaker took
the third and fourth degrees. The
relief committee reported Mrs.
Omah Piert had been ill. The Mas
ter H. S. Hughes announced that
the Grange Supply had made ar
rangements with the Farmers Ex
change to use their grinding ma
chine to grind their mixed feeds,
and that these could be gotten at
.the Grange Supply as usual.
Refreshments were served at the
close. ‘
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Walk visited
with their daughter. Mary Alice
in Yakima. Wednesday and Thurs
day of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Teade and
daughter, Karen Sue, from 001-
fax were overnight visitors of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Jacobs last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Tweedt and
Mrs. Henry Piert attended the Tur
key tour to be held in Ellensburg
Tuesday.
Walter and Bob and Gordon
Hughes visited their sister, Mrs. J.
N. Ely in Yakima Thursday: _
Mr. and Mrs. Turner Gardner
left Monday (or a, month’s trip,
visiting the Yellowstone National
Park and relatives in Montana...
Jerry Sherry is visiting a. couple
days in Umapine at the Lande
ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harring
ton and Emily of Columbia. City,
Oregon visited over the week-end
with Mr. and Mrs. J. Coan. Mrs.
Harrington is a. daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Coan.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Miller and
son Billy and C. Delyr-ic of Milton
spent Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Jacobs. Mrs. Miller and
Mrs. Miller are cousins.
Mrs. Eleanor Erickson enter-tam
ed the Finley Pinochle club at a one
o'clock dmert luncheon. High score
was won by Mrs. Jess Lande, the
traveling prize. Mrs. Jacobs, low,
Mrs. Engle Erickson. The next meet
ing will be with Mrs. May Piert.
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Mrs. Barth of Walla Walla visit
ed her daughter and son-ln-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schwartzscoph
over the week-end. They all visited
relatives at Coulee Dam Sunday.
Mrs. Barth returned to her home
Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Perkins and
son, John, lefit Tuesday for a visit
with Mr. and Mrs. John Weber at
Chatcolet, Idaho.
Blairs Leave on Visit
to San Francisco Fair
ROVER—Mr. and Mrs. Bill Blair
expect to leave this week to visit
the San Francisco Exposition.
Their son., Merrill. will stay with
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Schubert dur
lng their absence.
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Reverend and Mrs. H. C. Vincent
of Spokane were overnight guests
at. the J. E. Cochran home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Gilmore mo
tored to Elbenton Sunday. Mrs.
Minme Ashby accompanied them
to Sprague. where she visited her
daughter, Mrs. Dave Nolan and
lamtly. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Evans were
Walla Walla. visitors Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Kelly -of
Spokane visited his mother Mrs. J.
E. Cochran and family overnight on
Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Wal
ter and small daughter of Oakland,
California arrived last Wednesday
to spend their vacation with her
wants, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Slay
baugh.
Josephine and Everett Murer of
Finley visited their aunt, Mrs. Aus
tin Schubert several days last week.
Jewell Slaybaugh is employed as
acetylene welder on the constmc
tion work at the gas tanks at Wal
lula.
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TEN YEARS AGO—929
‘ Seven straight cars of prunes
were shipped east during the week
by the Three Rivers Growers asso
ciation. The Big Y had sent out
from three to five cars daily since
the beginning of prune harvest. The
next crop for both packing houses to
handle was apples. A new washer
had been installed on the lower
floor of the Three Rivers warehouse.
The Kennewick Valley Telephone
company had purchased a specially
constructed truck for wiring. Burns
Brown was made wire chief and was
in charge of the truck.
Construction work had started on‘
the new store building which was.
located on the corner of Kennewick}
Avenue and Benton street. It was
being erected by Gus Neuman and
was estimated at a cost between
$9,000 and SIO,OOO.
The'Finley M. E church was pre
paring for a. large celebration soon
in commutation of the 25th an
niversary of the church's organ
ization.
Mrs. John Ferguson was surpris
ed by a. visit from members of the
Rebekah lodge who gave her a par
ty and presented her with a gift.
Margaret Dam had returned to
her home in Richland after spend
ing the past three weeks in Connell.
Although the pmme crop in the
Richland district was shorter than
the previous some of the growers
were receiving S6O per ton for them.
The fruit ranchers around Han
ford suffered considerable loss from‘
a severe wind. Many boxes of pears
and apples, mostly Delicious, were}
destroyed. ‘
TWENTY YEARS AGO-1919
The Woman's club, Business Girls
and Commercial clubs were busy
trying to raise funds .to start a city
park. They were giving a dance for
this benefit. There was already
$350 with an additional pledge of
SIOO more towards the fund.
The Kennewick Tennis club had
purchased three lots east of the Col
umbia Irrigation district 'ditch.
Work had already begun on surfac
ing the grounds for the courts.
The Kennewick schools were to
open on September 2 and superin
tendent H. H. Hoffman was making
preparations to arrange for place
for teachers to stay which seemed
to be the biggest problem.
Manager Wm. Green of the We
natchee Valley Fruit echange, re
ported the shipping of the first El
berta peaches during the season.
A real prairie fire started near
R. J. 'l‘yacke’s ranch, sweeping into
his Wheat and about forty acres of
grain was destroyed. Mayor George
Tweedt and some Kennewick fire
fighters started to help, but got
stuck in the sand enroute.
The Missm Nellie and Burdet-te
Hoadley, Pearl Corfman and Helen
Brown were enjoying a vacation trip
to the Blue Mountains.
Ross Willeey and Ralph Matthews
started out on a. motor trip to Port
land. When last seen they were
stalled two miles beyond Benton
City for lack of gasoline. A pass
ing motorist furnished enough gas
to get them to the county seat.
Perry Soth. Sargeant Wm. Dan
forth and Wm. Sly, all of Kenne
wick, who had been overseas, had
arrived home safely. Perry was
one of the first Kennewick boys to
enlist, leaving home in May 1917.
THIRTY YEARS AGO—I9O9
The county commissioners were
making preparations I 01“ 3 new
county road between Kennewick and
Finley as there was no public road
of any kind at that time between
the two places.
An ingpection was made of the
Yes, ou’ll en'o oin laces in
Annaylwl—as 131:3! afiifile step
in as ever stepped out! Slim
graceful lines to slenderizegout
oot. And that famous nna
Jettick congfort‘! (Ellegse Annabel
in Suede Calf or smooth
Kid, in Black, Brown, or
Blue, also in Wine Suede
Calf. Sizes 3% to 10,
AAAA to D.
OTHER STYLES
$
5 TO 56
America’s Smartest Walking
Shoe: Co Place: Worm“)!
city water reservoir and .found that
everything was in first-ems condi
tion
The new electric chop and feed
mill had been installed in the Chas.
H. Collins company building. The
machinery was operated by an 8-
horse power electric motor. The next
improvement the company contem
plated was a cold storage plant for
fruit.
The Columbia Clay company was
put-ting a large number of brick. 75
to 80 thousand. on the ground for
the new power house the Yakima!
Valley Power company was going tol
erect to take the place of the tem
porary structure in which the ball
ers were housed.
Improvements were being made
at the Northern Pacific depot
grounds including pipe laid to con
nect with the city water system and
electric lighting fitures were also
installed.
Ralph Reed and Miss Cora Ser
combe were visitors with Mr. and
Mrs. Harry" Sheppard at Alfalfa on
Sunday.
Attorney C. L .Holcomb was in
Seattle on business before the Su
perior court of King county.
Bryson J. Bmwn reported that the
yield" of wheat on his homestead
quarter was 116‘ sacks which was the
largest yield reported from a quar
ter section during the season. This
was 10 bushels over the average of
17 bushels per acre.
Mrs. Anderson Honored
at Shower Wednesday
WESTERN HORSE HEAVEN—
A group of friends and neighbors
gathered last Wednesday to shower
Mrs. Chester Anderson. Many
lovely arts were presented the
honoree. The afternoon was spent
in playing games after which re
freshments of cookies and l'erfion
ade were served. Those present to
enjoy the affair were: Mrs. E. H.
Mcßee, Mrs. Maurice McBL-e and
children. Mrs. W. C. Travis Mrs. J.
Tomaske and children, Mrs. Hugh
Bell and two daughters, Mrs. Rod‘-
ney Travis. Mrs. Deuuies Henson.
Mrs. Chester Henson. Mrs. Margrete
Anderson, Dorothy Boyd. Mrs. Ray
mond Anderson, Mrs. Guy Travis
and daughter. Geneva. Mrs. Louis
Tyacke and daughter, Mrs. Charles
Anderson and daughter. Mildred,
and Mrs. Wallace Anderson.
Goldendale and near Mt. Adams.
where forest fires were raging.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith and
children accompanied by Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Leibel of Kennewick
are spending a week at Bingham
Springs. Carl Smith is taking care
of the ranch during their absence.
Melvin Roberts is visiting at the
Ernest Fiske home in Prosser.
Mrs. Charles Anderson entertain-‘
ed the Mother's Auxiliary at her
Ithorne Thursday during the 4-H
session. Mrs. Margrete Anderson
and Mrs. Wallace Anderson were
guests of the club. Roll call was
current events. Quilt patterns and
a paper on homemaki‘ng were dis
cussed. Refreshments of fruit jello.
cakes and fruit ade were served.
The September 16th meeting will be
held at the home of Mrs. Guy
Travis.
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The new rubber-tired FARMALL-A has been
hard to get. With the factories buzzing with
activity, the supply has not been big enough
to go around. But we are ready now, and the
tough little brother of the famous Farmall line
is worth waiting for.
It's got "Culti-Vision"—and there's a feature
to start with! Other ' valuable features are: a
4-speed transmission, with a 10-rnile road and
traveling speed; a valve-in-head 4-cylinder en
gine with Tocco-hardened crankshaft and full
force-feed lubrication; adjustable wheel tread—
Kennewick Implement Co.
Phone h3l Kennewick, Wash.
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Mr'. and Mrs. Z. Permult were
business visitors in Yakima Pri
day.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward 'ryacke re
turned Thursday from a trip to
The Mcßee family are having a
vacation at Soap Lake this week.
Highlands Youngsters
Pass Swimming Tests
HIGHLANDS—SeveraI Highland
youngsters have take advantage of
the Red Cross swim school con
ducted at Kiwanis Beach at Pasco
during the past two weeks. Lois
Bernett. Bertha Tailow. ‘Donna
Mae Mayer and Billy Preston ad
vanced far enough to successfully
pass their test and receive certifi
cates as beginners while Junior
Preston won his Junior Life Sav
ing badge.
Mrs. Simsen was a guest from
Thursday until Saturday last week
of her daughter Mrs. Brown (nee
MisS Louise Simsen) in Yakima.
She also visited friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Simsen and son
Calvin left Sunday for a two weeks
trip through California. They will
spend some time at the fair in San
Francisco and will also visit in Los
Angeles and San Diego.
Mr .and Mrs. Albert Morgan and
son Lloyd and Mr. and Mrs. Clod
.feléer and Son, Gilbert. attended the
Illinois picnic in Prosser Sunday.
Dave Lewis left Tuesday for the
Veterans hospital in Walla Walla.
where he will undergo treatments.
Mr .R. Dehnoff is a buslnas visit
or. in Spokane this week.
Kermit Liebel returned home on
Sunday from Oregon. where he has
been the past couple months.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Liebel and
We economize,
We trim selling costs, we shave our profit margin and we recon
dition every car to live up to and beyond our generous guarantee.
AllthlsgivesYOUachancetoown the caryouwant todrive.
for lees than you'd usually pay.
We trim service costs at every corner. We eliminate unneces
'sary upkeep expense that we mist pmvlde better values. And
our efforts are visible in the low prices we quote.
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40 to 68 inches; and the most complete line of
direct-attachable machines.
Come in and see the new FARMALL-A. Sit in
the seat and see what "Culti-Vision" means to
you. Try out the convenient controls-get the
feel of the powerful, economical engine-enjoy
the clear view of your work. This is a really great
tractor, in a small unit that's easy to buy and easy
on your pocketbook every year of its life. Come
in or phone—you'll want to see and try the new
FARMALL-A . . . with "Culti-Vision"! It has
the features you've been waiting for.
iMr. and Mrs. Henry Smith and
family returned home My eve
‘ning from a five days’ vacation
spent at Bum springs.
) Miss Ella Mae Liebel and amn
‘er. Calvin. motored to Ellensbuu
and Yakima last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Watkins and
family were Sunday afternoon call
ers at the R. H. Smalley home.
Miss Jane Nagley accompanied
Miss Margaret Brown to Walla
Walla 'nrsday evening where they
enjoyed seeing the circus.-
Dean Nagley and Ross Hill left
this week for Wenatohee to work
during the apple harvest.
Mrs. Lee Boutelle. who has been
seriously ill. is able to be. up and
around at this writing. but is still
unable to care for her household
duties. Her daughter. Mrs. Dave
Blair of Kahlotus. is staying with
her.
Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Klppes left
this week on a several days vaca—
tion trip to Seattle and other coast
points.
Miss Dorothy Thompson of Dixie
is spending a few days this week at
the A. B. Hinckley home.
Bill Horn of Anaconda. Montana
is visiting at the home of his cou
sins. Mr. and Mrs Harvey Bay this
week.
Mrs. W. E. Bennett. returned to
her home Friday after a week of
peach packing in Benton City.
With money donated by Argen
tina toward the earthquake relief
funds Chile has purchased 1.400
tons of corrugated galvanized meets
in Argentina to be used in recon
struction.
Wheat mm in Japan recently
reached an all-time high.
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