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W.S.C. Student Receives
High Grade in Exam
WHITE BLUFFS—Kirk Burns, a
student at W. S. C. received word
Monday that he had passed high
man in a competitive examination
(or a possible West Point appoint
ment. Kirk made an average grade
of something over ‘95 percent, while
the next high was nearly twenty
points lower. If he passes his phys
ical examination, he will then be
eligible for an appointment.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifton A. Ring re
turned Monday evening after a
Christmas vacation spent with
Iriends and relatives in Ellensburg.
Announcements have been receiv
ed of the birth of a 71,5 pound boy
to Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Galbreath
of Connell. The young man made
his initial appearanace on Decem
ber 31, and will answer to the name
of Gary Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Houtrouw
returned Monday evening after a
ten-day holiday at Rock Island, the
guests of Mr. Houtrouw’s parents.
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Hazelwood
spent the New Year week-end with
friends in Seattle, returning Mon
day night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack MoGarrity
spent the Christmas and New Year
holiday with relatives in Walla
Walla, returning to White Bluffs
Contest Winner
Leonard L. Perry, formerly local
manager for the Pacific Power 8;
Light company at White Bluffs, re
ceived notice a few days ago that
he had taken third place, with an
attendant prize of $200.00 in a light
ing contest sponsored by a well
known electrical magazine. Mr.
Perry, who took special training in
interior lighting, competed against
contestants in every state in the
union. Mr. Perry is now located at
Dubuque, lowa.
Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Woods spent
the holidays as guests of relatives
in Bellingham. ' 1
Little Agnes Borden, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Borden, had the
misfortune Tuesday to fan and cut
her head quite badly. She was
taken to Kennewick by Mrs. Leonora
Diedrich to have a few stitches
Mrs. Wm. Shelledy and daughter,
Joan, returned to their home in
Yakima Tuesday, after spending the
holidays with Mrs. Shelledy’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Fry of Al
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Recovers From Accident
Word has been received that Mrs.
Lorena Kern, who was quite severe
ly injured in a car accident, shortly
before Christmas, is recovering in
a Seattle hospital. Mrs. Kern was
trying to assist a woman and two
small children who had been hit by
an auto while alighting from a street
car, and was in turn, hit by a sec
ond auto.
William Kirby, Emil Wagner and
Leonard Stinde left Wednesday for
Satus, where they will be employed
for a time on the W.P.A. project
near there.
Rosemary Morford, who is stay-'
ing with her aunt, Helen Wheeler
Hastay, near Portland, spent her
Christmas vacation with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Morford.
Orville Hixon of White Bluffs was
acquited Tuesday in Justice Edward
Ponsat’s court on a charge of steal
' John Burch drove to the coast oni
Sunday taking with him his sister,‘
Jessie, to resume her teaching at?
Monroe, Washington, and his brow
ther, Hugh, to his studies at the U.;
of W., after Christmas holidays‘
spent with their parents, Mr. and;
Mrs. Dan Burch. T
Most Kennewick people are opti
mistic. They’d pay the doctor more
promptly if they expected to need
him again.
‘Like Buying
$8 SHOES FOR 32’
A bargain like that would sell
out most any shoe store in a
few hours—yet, that’s exactly
the kind of a bargain you get
in tuel savings when you put
a “Caterpillar” Diesel Tractor
to work on your farm. How?
Because the average “Cater
pillar” Diesel burns only half
as much fuel (costing half as
much per gallon) as the aver-
age gas tractor, doing the
same work. Result: I]; the
cost s2 Wt 58 S2OO
against $800! Ask for an econ
omy demonstration on your
own farm.
Richmend Brothers
Implement Co.
Highlanders Will Be
Hosts For Grangers
HIGHLANDS—Grangers are to
be reminded of Pomona grange,
which is to be held Friday, Janu
ary 12th at the Highlands Club
house. This is to be an an day'
meeting with a 6:30 dinner in the
evening, which is in charge of Mrs.
Bud Shields. Following the din
ner a program will be enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Dennett enter
tained at a Waffle supper at their
home Monday night, the employees
of the grange supply warehouse.
Covers were laid for sixteen.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Crooks, accom
panied by Jim Crooks, returned
home last week after spending the
Christmas vacation with relatives
in Longview. _
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Crooks returned
home this' week, after spending a
few days in Seattle. .
Hinckleys Return
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hinckley re
turned home Monday from an ex
tended visit with relatives in lone,
Idaho. Mrs. Hinckley is much im
proved in health. She expects to
leave soon on a trip to Colorado. -
Mr. and Mrs. Dorton were Sunday
dinner guests of Mrs. Minnie
Harry Owens, who has been ill at
his home, following an attack of the
flu and bronchial pneumonia, is
improving and is able to be up some
at this writing.
Family Dinner
’ Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Knight enter
tained at their home Sunday with
‘a New Years family dinner. Covers
‘were laid for Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Dennett and son, Gala, Mr. and
Mrs. Rona Bennett and baby
daughter, Betty, Mr. and Mrs. Vir
gil Bennett and baby daughter,
Helen, Mr. and Mrs. Bob, Perkins,
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Knight, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Knight and son, Al
bert. (
Miss Ethel Ann and Billy Camp
bell, who have been ill at their
home, are improving, but are still
unable to attend school.
The Les Amies Plnochle club will
meet next Wednesday, January 10th
at the home of Mrs. Gladys Kelso
for a 1:30 dessert luncheon.
Miss Opal Watkins was one of
a class of two to be initiated into
the beautiful Order of Rainbow for
Girls at the Masonic hall in Ken
newick Monday evening. Bonnie
Mcßeynolds was the , other candi
Install Officers
W. S. Green attended Masonic
installation in Kennewick Wednes
day evening where he acted as in
stalling officer and E. S. Black as
sisted as installing marshal. Tonight
they motored to Hanford to install
the new officers of Hanlord lodge.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bou-telle and
Billy were New Year’s guests at the
home of their daughter Mrs. Dave
Blair and family_in Kahlotus. Sper
ltng Boutelle who had spent the
past couple weeks there returned
home with them.
’ Mr. and Mrs. Al Morgan were
visitors last Saturday at the H. D.
Clodfelter home in Horse Heaven.
Leroy Decker who spent the
Christmas vacation with friends
and relatives in Garfield returned
to his home last Saturday. ‘
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Erickson and‘
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Erickson Were
entertained at dinner last Friday
evening at the Al Morgan home.
-. Word has been received by
friends of the birth of an 81,5 pound
son to Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Davis on
December 23 in Los Angeles Cali
fornia. The young lad is to be
called Robert. The Davises are
former Highland residents.
Quarantine Lifted
The scarlet fever quarantine was
lifted from the C. H. Meyer home
Saturday. Little Adelle Slaybaugh,
who was the patient, has recovered
nicely and has been taken to the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jewel Slaybaugh at Yellepit, while
Audrey Slaybaugh .has returned to
the Meyer home to continue her
school work in Kennewick.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hardy have
returned home after spending the
holidays in Spokane with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Foraker and
family were visitors at the W. L.
Foraker home last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allison and
family, who about a year ago came
here from Chelan Falls, have moved
to the John Ferguson home, which
they have leased. The Fergusons
have recently moved to the coast
to make their-home.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ritchey and
daughter, Eileen of Tieton and Mr.
and Mrs. J. K. Brown and children
of Post Falls, Idaho, returned .to
their respective homes, following a
week’s vacation spent at the Art
Carpenter home on the Highlands.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burriss of
Seattle spent the holidays at the
Henry Liebel home. Mr. Burriss is
a brother of Mrs. Liebel.
Mr. and Mrs. John Liebel and
family of Yakima were holiday
guests at the A. W. Liebel home.
The Les Amies Pinochle Club met
last Wedneseday at the home of Mrs.
Carl Bennett. High score was held
by Mrs. Wm. Knight, second high
by Mrs. Mrs. Frank Lampson and
traveling prize by Miss Jennie Lin
Honored on Birthday
Mrs. Bud Shields entertained at
a dinner party last Friday evening
in honor of her daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Basil Shields’s birthday an
niversary. Covers were laid for
the honor guest’s sister, Miss Jen
nie Lewis of Yakima. Albert Son
derman. Carl Mayer and Mr. and
Mrs. Basil Shields. Cards were
played throughout the evening.
Richland Girl Bride
of Kennewick Man
RIGHLAND—Sunday evening at
the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Dillon, Shirley Dillon
became the bride of Charles Peter
sOn‘ of Kennev‘vick‘. « ‘
The living room of the Dillon
home was beautifully decorated with
evergreen and flowers._ There were
also Christmas lights strung among
the evergreen.
Miss Dillon chose as her brides,
maid, Lorene Bolt and Arthur Pet
erson- was best man. Rev. Nelson
performed the ceremony. There
were thirty two relatives and close
friends present during the cere
mony. A reception followed immed
iately after the wedding. The young
couple left that evening for Seat
tle, where they will visit for the next‘
ten days. 1
Mr. and Mrs. Peterson wil’lr make
their home on the groom’s farm on
the River Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Skeen and
son Dwain and Glen Richards re
turned Sunday evening from Spo
kane, where they had spent the past
week visiting at the home of their
mother. Mrs. Richards.
Glen C Richards .returned to his
home in Lyman Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. LaMar Oldrich and
family of Walla Walla and Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Supplee and family spent
New Years day at the Francis Weth
eral home.
Mrs. Roy Allen is 111 this week with
the flu.
i Mr. and Mrs. Carl Johnson and
. Mrs. Josie Johnson of Easton are
l visiting at the Pete Hanson home.
' Velma Meredith returned to her
' home in Seattle Friday. .
' Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Dighton re
' turned New Years' day from Van
‘ couver, where they visited at the
home of Mrs. Dighton’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Hathaway. 1
Mrs. Bertha Schuster and daugh
ter, Margaret, returned to White
Bluffs New Years day, after having
spent the week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. George Gress.
Mrs. Philip Schireman Ir. and
Betty Kinney gave a bridal shower
Friday afternoon at the club rooms
honoring Mrs. Charles Peterson,
nee Shirley Dillon.
Students Return
0. H. Luelloff drove to Pullman
Monday taking his daughter, Irene,
Charles Mclntosh, Carlton Peterson
and Dan Barnett to Pullman, where
they will resume their studies at
R. R. Mclntosh and Earl McClen
don took a load of hay to Sprague
Tuesday. ,
Mrs. Leota Stairet of Spokane was
a Richland visitor Tuesday. Her
’property in Richland has been sold
to A. Standard.
i Mrs. W. L. Leom and son and
wife' of Yakima spent New Years ‘
Day at the home of Dr. and Mrs. ‘
Lemon. . 1
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Daugher- 3
ty of Kendrick. Idaho visited Mon- ‘
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. ‘
Alfred Draper. 1
Milo McClendon left New Years 1
Day for Wenatchee, where he has '
accepted a position with an auto
firm in that city. . ‘
Romain nghill, Gertrude Hack
ney, Meda Fletcher and Lyman
Carlson returned to Cheney Monde
to resume their studies 'at the East
ern College of Education.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Sloan and daugh
ters returned Saturday from Troy,
Montana, where they spent the hol
idays visiting relatives.
Rev. and Mrs. Danials returned
Saturday from Walla Walla, where
they had spent the week visiting at
the home of their daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Vandine have
moved into their house in town,
formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs.
Nig Vandine.
Ray Borden and Lloyd Kron re
turned to Goldendale Wednesday
after spending the holidays here.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Billington re
turned Sunday from a week's visit
with relatives in‘Yakima.
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Bell returned
Sunday from Texas, where they vis
ited relatives for the past two
Marian Smith and his mother,
Mrs. Sarah Ames, spent Sunday
visiting at the Lee Smith home in
Juvenile Officers to
Be Installed Friday
meeting of Valley grange Friday.
January 5, the Columbia Valley
grange degree team will put on the
third and fourth degrees. There will
also be installation of the new ju
venile officers.
Phillip Talbot spent the week-end
at Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Linn will cele
brate their fifty-fifth wedding din
ner Saturday, January 6.
Mrs. E. Berg. who was severely
burned Christmas week is recover
ing satisfactorly and is able to be
up a short time.
Club Guest Day
The current events department of
the Woman’s club held their an
nual guest day last Friday at the
home of Mrs. Lee Lampson. A
program of music and a historical
play was much enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. V. O. Humphries
were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
A. J. Thompson last Wednesday.
Miss Helen Marsh has returned
to her studies at Eastern College
of EducatiOn at Cheney after
spending the holiday season with
home folk.
Washington raises the world's finest peers. The cox-load shipments
exceed 6.000 annually. In the vicinity of White Salmon and Bingen is
the world's largest Anion peer orchard. This photo shows a machine
‘grrsdingmears for size at the Washington Cannes Cooperative in
_ancouver. ~ 7 ‘77. \_—
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Engels have
returned home after ‘ spending the
Christmas at Spokane.
G. A. Rupp received the news
of the death or his brother at Se
attle Monday. ,
Miss Lyhette Heberlem had
lunch with Mrs. Lee Lampson on
Wednesday. .
Horse Heaven Farmers
Welcome Winter Rains
amount of winter rain has fallen in
the Horse Heaven hills the last two
weeks reminding wheat farmers of
the good old days when crops did
not have to be grown on the minip
mum amount of moisture. Due to
the .long absence of any rainfall,
much moisture is needed to bring
the soil up to the average wheat
growing possibilities. Farmers look‘
to the winter snowfall and are in
hopes of good spring rains for this
year’s successful wheat crops.
Mrs. Edna Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis and son of Seattle, were Mon
day evening visitors at the J. C.
Dennis home. Mrs. Godfrey is the
granddaughter of Mr. Dennis and
made the trip over the holidays in
the interest of completing informa
tion in establishing the Dennis
family tree. Mrs. Lewis will be re
membered as the former Thelma
Tags, a Kennewick resident.
Check on Truck ka
Budd Larkgin accompanied by Lyle
Simmelink, made an early morning
trip to Arlington Monday to check
kin’s truck, which was on the way
to California.r The men returned
just in time to eat a New Year's
dinner with their families at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Simme
J. 0. Dennis escaped serious injury
Sunday evening when he fell into
an abandoned cistern on the Lar
kin ranch. while attending to his
chores. Shock and bruises appar
ently were the only results of the
R. K. Safford, Gilbert Edwards,
Elk-1e Safford and R. E. I.3an at
tended an Odd renew meeting in
Pasco Tuesday evening.
The John Owens family spent the
week-end in Pendleton. guests at
the home of Mrs. Owen's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Thame.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Edwards en-
Granddaughter Visits
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tertained with a New Year's din
ner on Sunday honoring their son.
Walter. who returned to his studies
at Pullman early Monday morning.
Guests included the Edwards and
Heberleln families, Dudley Bea! and
Ruth Simmelink.
Ralph Nicoson left Monday morn
ing for the east. where he will take
delivery of a new car and drive it}
home. ‘
Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Heberlein were
Sunnyside visitors Friday.
Fred and Neil Simmelink. who
were expected home before New
Years. decided to spend the boil
this week-end.
William were week-end guests in
‘Grandview at the John Kincaid
Locust Grove Home Circle meets
Tuesday. January 16 at the home
of Mrs. R. K. Safford. On the
schedule for the day is the buffet
luncheon at noon. a book review by
Shirley Larkin and a demonstration
an Angel Food cake by Miss Steiner.
Granite Meets Saturday
‘ Locust Grove grange will meet on
Saturday. January 6 at the hall.
Members are urged to be present at
this meeting as a bridal shower is
being given for one of their mem
bers. Mrs. J. W. Root. the Home
Economics chairman. is in charge or
the refreshments.
Mr. and Mrs. Budd Larkin were
Yakima visitors Wednesday. 1
Budd Larkin and Ralph Matthews
were Spokane visitors Tuesday. |
State of Washington. County of
Benton, ss. .
Notice is hereby given. that in ac
cordance with an order heretofore
entered on the 2nd day of January.
19(0. by the Board of County Com
missioners of said county. directing
the sale of the real properti here
inafter described. acquired y said
county for delinquent taxes under
tax foreclosure suit and sale. I.
the undersigned County 'n'euurer of
said county. will, on the 29th day
of January. 1940. commencing at
the hour of 10 o'clock 3.111.. and
continuing until the hour 01 4 o'-
clock pm. of said day. unless the
property hereinafter described shell
sooner be sold. at the front door of
the County Court House. in Pros
ser in said County and State. sell
to the highest bidder for cash or on
legal contract. the following describ-
ed property. stunted In aid
Ommty. tad mud as follows.
’ To; not No. 229. Section 80. Twp.
9. Range 20. Beginning ct s point on
West line of hot 8. 1512 ft. North of
‘Southwest corner of acid Lot 3.
thence North to Yakima River.
thence Southeastefly along said
River to a point 80.08 ft.. North
westeer from Northeast corner of
‘ty Rood. thence West along County
Road to point an it. East of West
line of 1m 2, thence North 132 ft..
thence West can It. to point of be
' m not No. 320. Section to. Twp.
on West line at not 2. 1320 ft. North
of Southwest corner thereof. thence
East 600 ft.. thence North 122 1'1...
thence West can i't.. thence South
132 ft. to point of beginning.
Tax w No. 332. Section 30. Twp.
9. Range 29. Beginning at a point on
West line of Lot 3. 660 ft. North of
Southwest corner. thence North 660
1t... thence East can It. thence South
060 it. thence West 660 It. to be
South 20 m of not 3. Section 30.
Tim. 9. Rum 29.
Minimum sale price. $210.79.
City of m. Lot 14, Block 3.
minimum sue price SIO.OO.
The above progeny is sold sub
(liking or sewerage district assess-l
ment's or Installmenu thereof notl
yet due It time of 5:113.
The above property shall not be
sold for less than the amount set!
forth in column heeded “Minimum
Sale Price" opposite each descrip
tlon of property. If sold for cash.
Itsold on connect. the hammere
balance in ten equu mama m-l
tened payment. peyuhle unnuelly. .‘
All subsequent taxes and ueeun‘
ebctlon of the vendor. This mayl
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And Notice I: Hereby Further
Given. tint it neouary. I will u!-
Joln said ale to the same hours from
day to day by annulment made
add sue my be manned.
‘ Dated at Pro-er. Washington.
this and thy or January. 19».
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County Mutu- of Benton
Colznty, Washington. 1
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