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[NEWS ll
of the
G. o. r. Avoids Youth Congress
wgmmgton, D. C.—Because of its
Wm line-up with the New Deal
m .150 because it has “failed to
gel oommunistic organizations
ad elements," the Republican
W declined to send a represent
em to the American Youth Con
peas which opens its sessions next
My, In his declination Repub
11m Chairman Hamilton quoted
mummy before the Dies Commit
mgedicating strong Red influences
in- Youth Congress, which has
been frequently defended by Mrs.
‘- I‘!qu Ass_ails New Deal
‘lnaml. Fla.-—Ten leaders of some
of me most powerful unions in the
American Federation of Labor sign
ed a public statement condemning
the New Deal as destructive of re
m efforts on the part of both
employers and cmployeas. The state
ment went even further than the
ameal issued last week by the Exe
cutive committee of the A. F. of L..
now in session here, asking that the
present administration give busi
ness a “breathing spell.”
' 00.;th on the Aair [
Detmit, Mich.—Mystery surrounds E
. the sudden cancellation of the Rev. :
Charles E. Coughlin’s regular Sun- ;
day broadcast. Church authorities
indicate that a subsequent formal
statement may explain the unex- .
pected silence of the “radio priest”,'
who for many months had conduct
-s‘: «18 running fire against Commun
ism and the New Deal over a na
tional hook-up. |
_ _fim Sommefimfies !
Helsinki, Finland—Finland’s army I
ma the fiercest Red bombard
ment of the Russo-Finnish War, and
held all sectors of the Mannerheim
' the against land and air attack.
Russian planes continued their
bombing of the interior cities, with
many civilian deaths reported.
Mans Undecided
Behrade Yugoslavia—lncreased
me 01 Germany and Russia
upm Rumania whose oil fields com
prhe one of the richest prizes of
the Swan war may block the
dance of a Balkan entente during
the present conflict. Turkey and
Greece appear strongly pledged to
the Franco-British cause. Yugo-
Ilovakia reaffirms its committment
to Italy (with its doubtful German
leanings) leaving Rumania the out
lWillggtfluestion«mark in, the Bal
hn lem although the mutual
manic pact of all four Balkan na
tion is renewed for seven years.
“9'3.de Dies
Phnadelphia, Pa. Samuel M.
Vauclaln, pioneer in the manufac
ture of railway locomotives and for
many years head of the Baldwin Lo
comotive Works, is dead at 83 years.
During the last World War, Mr.
Vluclaln turned part of his plant
“Mt! over to the manufacture of
wells and rifles, ruling Allied war
6033 mm to the value of $250,000,-
Duhffgqvpngon Bid Shy
Philadelphia, Pa.—With the fixing
of the final date of the Democrat
ic National ConVention only a few
hm "3?. local promoters who
honed to bid $150,000 to bring this
W 8 convention to the Quaker City
find their fund nearly $20,000 short.
3:9: cities actively bidding fog
convention are Chicago an
3m Hanoisco.
Neil? Vnm- ...Ifiaumih omm“
"cw York City-Frank E. Gan
. Mt. publisher of a. chain of influ
emu newspapers in New York and
New England, launched his cam-
W for the Republican nomina
mm for the Presidency by branding
the New Deal as a Russian-inspired
“must conspiracy designed ul
‘umately :to destroy the very liberitm
“lat it pretends to protect.
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first Finn Town Adopted
“3198 mm. Pa.—Responding .to a
ment suggestion of President Kal
u° Of Finland, that each American
“‘1 “adapt" a Finnish town and
gullibute to its welfare, the city
D°YlestOWn has taken under‘ its
Mmus wing the town of Abo,
Md’s oldest city and once its
332“}. Which has been frequently
H: bed by Red planes. The Firm
auvLegation is sending :1 represent
ho: t 0 Domestotm to explain just
“3 help may be best utilized.
Londorfmfl‘fla'fi New Can
wwon, England~ln anticipation
“ the threatened ”great Hitler of
t‘NVE" next spring, British youth
0‘ 34 are expected to be calledflo
:heeolors in April. with registratlon
"Military duty of all over 23 years
Milled for next week.
“Winston. D. C.—For the first
"file since May 29. the U. s. Su-
R‘neflourt convened this week
w it-S full strength on the bench
to the first appearance of AS
ume Justice Frank Murphy, 1'01”
“1‘ Attorney General.
Local Unit Organizes
The Kennewick unit of the Ben
ton County Republican club met at
the home of the organization's pres
ident, Mrs. W. H. Strickler Monday
afternoon. The officers elected for
the local unit are Mrs. A. C. Amon,
president; Mrs. M. M. Moulton, vice
president; Mrs. Charles Powell, sec
retary and Mrs. Larry Oliver, treas
urer. The program for the year's
study was outlined and the meet
ings are to be held the first Monday
afternoon of each month. Refresh
ments were served by the hostess
following the meeting.
Farm Extension
Schools, Feb. 12,
13 to be at Presser
Field Crops and Dairying
to be Discussed at all
Day Sessions
The :third and fourth of a series
of Extension Schools under the
sponsorship of the Prosser Com
mercial Club will be held this com
ing Monday and Tuesday, February
12th and 13th at the club rooms in
Prosser, beginning at 9:30 in the
morning and extending throughout
the day, according to the announce
ment of Waldo W. Skuse, county
extension agent.
On Monday the speaking program
will be given by the members of the
Irrigation Branch Experiment Sta
tion and Leonard Heganuer, Exten
sion Agronomist. The entire day
will be spent on subjects pertaining
to irrigated field crops, open land
crops, just as a previous day was» de
voted to truck crops and fruit. Par
ticular attention will be given to ir
rigation practice, soil management,
sugar beets hybrid corn, small
grains and alfalfa.
Similarly on Tuesday Dr. Otto J.
Hill, Extension Dairy Specialist will
be the principal speaker. SubJEcts
to be covered are: Does it pay to
feed grain? Does it pay to raise
heifers? Healthy Cows are Profit
able Gows, and other subjects per
taining to the dairy enterprise.
On both days the discussion per
iods following talks should bring out
much valuable information, and
farmers are requested by Mr. Bkuse
to bring their questions with them
to the schools.
On Tuesday, the day of the dairy
school, farmers are requested to
bring in samples of hay that they
are using, so that the feeding val
ues of these samples may be dis
cussed. '
Irene Henke Becomes
Bride of Marcus Bailey
Miss Irene Henke, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Henke and Lee
Marcus Bailey, son of L. G. Bailey
of this city, were united in marriage
Tuesday evening in Walla Walla.
The young couple was attended by
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rum). now re
siding in Walla Walla.
The bride wore 9. mos green crepe
afternoon dress with brown fur
chubby and moss green and brown
accessories. She also wore a beauti
ful orchid. ,
Mrs. Bailey is a graduate of the
local high school with the class of
’36 and is also a graduate of Car
son’s school of Cosmetology in Ta
coma. She has been employed for
the past two years in Larry’s Beauty
shop here.
The grodm is a graduate of the
Benton City high school with the
class of ’36 also and is at present
employed with the 'Kitsap Dairy in
Bremerton. .
After a. short honeymoon trip in
Southern Oregon and Idaho, the
young couple will make their home
in Bremerton.
Steps for Citizenship
Taken by Four Persons
Three persons Tuesday tiled peti
tions for naturalization and one
filed a notice of intention of be
coming a citizen, Mrs. Etta Hilli
man, Benton county clerk, .said. Mr.
and Mrs. Anton Norling of Rich
land, natives of Sweden, and Mrs.
Gertrude Gerber of Kennewick, a
citizen of Canada, filed the petitions.
Jean Pierre Arrestouilh of Rich
land filed the notice of intention.
Prize Winning Picture.
Appears on Cover
0n the front cover of the February
issue of the Modern Woodman mag
azine appears one of the prize Iwin
ning pictures of little Jerry Coch
ran, which was taken by his mother,
Mrs. H. B. Cochran. This picture is
appropriate for the Valentine sea
son and is on display in the Cour
ier-Reporter window. Mrs. Coch
ran’s latest prize winning picture of
her son is entitled, “His First Scis
sors,” and appears on one of the in
side pages of the same issue. This
is one of the ten pictures she has
'won prizes from the contests offer
ed through the magazine.
Public Card Party
The Highlands Women's Club is
sponsoring a public card party at
the clubhouse Friday evening, Feb
ruary 9th at 7:30. Pinochle and
bridge will be played, prizes given
and refreshments served. A small
admission charge will be made.
(WN U Service)
Port District
Election to be
Held Saturday
Regular- Places, -1 to 8; 2
Directors to Be
Attention is called to the import
ance of voting at the special port
election Saturday afternoon. It the
town is to progress to its fullest
possibility. the development of the
port district is necessary. Polls open
one to eight at the three city polling
places as well as at the Highlands.
Valley and South precincts. Only
those residents within the port
boundaries are permitted to vote.
Port district includes all land
north of the section line forming
the south city limits from the river
east of town to the section line
onemile west of th cemetery, thence
to the river.
A director from each of two dis
tricts is to be elected, two candi
dates from each district having
filed. There will be no names on the
ballots, but George Turner and
Herb O’l-learn are the candidates
from the first district and Willard
Campbell and Harry Linn are cand
idates from the second district. A,
I. Smith is the hold-over member
from the third district. Voters vote
on candidates from both districts.
P.-T. A. Founders Day to
Be Observed Wed. Night
The regular monthly meeting of
the local Parent-Teachers asocia
tion will meet Wednesday, Febru
ary 14 in the high schol auditorium
at 8 o’clock. An hour program will
be given by the senior high school
and a skit will be presented by mem
bers of the Current Events depart
ment of the Woman’s club. A birth
day cake will be presented as the
observance of Founders Day. After
the program refreshments will be
served by the executive board and
room mothers in the cafeteria. A
silver offering will be taken for
child welfare work.
The executive board of the P.-T.
A. will meet Tuesday afternoon at
2 o’clock in the high school and the
room mothers will meet the same
afternoon at 3:30 in Mrs. Hemen
way’s office.
Business Women Hold
Interesting Discussion
The Business and Professional
Women held their regular month
ly business meeting at the home of
Verdella Mueller Monday evening.
Margaret Reymore is the new treas
urer of the club succeeding Vir
ginia Carpenter; Verna Gilbert ap
pointed international relations
chairman in place of Helen Steiner
and Ella Mae Liebel, house com
mittee chairman.
After the business the study of
the evening .was in charge of
Therese Thole. The subject dis
cussed was “Democracy’s Attempt
to Balance Power.”
Pleads Not Guilty
Ed Carpenter, proprietor of the
Commercial Inn, was arrested yes
terday and taken to the county seat
by Prosecuting Attorney Kenneth
Serier, on a charge of second degree
assault. He was arraigned today
before Judge Matt Driscoll and
pleaded not guilty and was releas
ed on SI,OOO ball. _The case will be
called for the May term of court.
The alleged assault was committed
upon the person of Fred Giles. resi
dent of the Highlands, a couple of
weeks ago.
Finnish Relief
There has been no mad scramble
here to turn in subscriptions for the
Finnisu relief. However. E. C.
Smith brought in half a dollar since
the check was forwarded covering
the contributions previously listed.
In the handling of this relief fund
by the newspapers of the country
under the management of Herbert
Hoover. not one penny is deducted
for overhead or expenses of any
sort. The sixth shipment of SIOO.-
?0 gas recently announced for this
un .
New Apartment
Building Nears ‘
C o m ple t i o n
Work on the Havcstad apartments
is progressing rapidly and the own
er reports tacky that the job will
be completed by the first of the
month. As soon as the weather per
mits. the outside construction work
will bestarted on theoffice build
ing adjoining the present one.
Each of the six apartments on the
second floor, as well as each of the
six ofifces in the two buildings will
have a separate hot water heating
and air conditioning units. All of
the apartments and offices have
been leased. Hulet’s store will re
main where it is in the remodeled
building, while Moulton a: Powell
will occupy the corner offices where
Doctors Stone and Stevens are now.
They'will move into the new build
aslo Dr. Curry and a beauty shop.
Entrance to the latter offices as
well as to the apartments will be
.mthéough an arcade in the new build-
Mrs. Maupin Speaks to
School Honor Society
On Wednesday. the National Hon
or Society held their regular month
ly meeting After the meeting, Mrs.
Maupin spoke on Success, Fitting
the Environment, Improving your
self, and College life. She also con
gratulated the members for having
established a chapter of the Na
tional Honor Society in their school
in an effort to raise its scholastic
standing. Marjorie La Mott song
“The World is Waiting for the Sun
rise" and Naomi Foraker played
‘T'aithful Fbrever, " “th in the
Rain,” and “Little Skipper."
An entertainment committee was
appointed by the president. Pearl
Dague. The chairman is Mildred
Reese and assistants are Bruce Ken
yon, Frank Dunlap and Bill Kratzer.
Cubs Victorious Over
Two Walla Walla Teams
In the two games played with
Walla Walla teams there Wednes
day evening the Junior High Cubs
again brought home victories in each
game. The first game was played
between the two freshmen teams
with the Cubs topping the score 29
to 21. The second game was played
with the Green Park, champion
junior high players. and our boys
won to the tune of 23 to 12.
Finley Ladies Quilt
The Methodist Ladies’ Aid 0! Pin
ley have been quite busy quilting.
They have almost completed their
two quilts. The last special meet
ing was held with .ars Young.
The regular aid meetng will be
held February 14, with Mrs. Wilson.
Mrs. Harry Benson, asisting.
The preaching services are held
during the month of February at
the Hover church at eleven o'clock.
Sunda school at the regular time
at 10 o'clock at the Finley church.
Local Resident
Has Rare Old
Docum e n t s
Letters and Paper May be
Worth Thousands of
documents worth thmmnds of dol
lars. 11 recent newspaper articles
told o a letter. mailed before pos
tage stamps came into use. being
manna. 'l'heletterwudat
paper being folded and fastened
ed 10c for mulling. “axed his mat.
and anotherbcmcollectedtmm
Mrs. Reed's letter ls dated ten
which such 'a high nluetlon we:
made. Itmwrlttenonstetlonery
bearingnpbonetlc nlpbcbetprlnt
exceedingly rare meclmen. She
plans to have the letter repaired and
a hundred years. being volume one.
bezlvennpreeervatlve uuunent.
Eastern Firm Wants
To Buy Cherry Wood
some cherry wood. and naturally
enough the inquiry. which was ad-
gnmegnately come to _Kenneqlck
The buyer wants wood random
lengths l 14 to 2 inches in diam
eter with the bark left on. Any
one wanting to sell such stuff.
should write directly to Walter J.
Robinson, Director of Agricultre.
Rabbit Drive to Be
Held at Paterson Soon
be held on Sunday, February 18.
beginning at 10 o’clock at Paterson.
There will be two groups. one stut
with the drive east and the other
being west i'nom Paterson. Shells
will be on sale on the grounds and
lunch will be served at the Pater
son schoolhouse a-fter the drive.
Camery Club Monday
A camera club is to beorganined
Monday night at the Arrow Grill.
and all picture addicts. young or
old, movie or still. are invited to at
tend. The object of the club. in ad
dition to the advertising feature.
will be to enlarge the members’
knowledge of photography. Prize
winning pictures will be hung in a
permanent display. printed in the
local newspaper and otherwise given
prominence. Bylaws, dues. etc. will
be kept at a minimum. so that
all persons having photography as
a hobby may feel at liberty to join.
Girls Entertain Club
The Kennewick Women's Club
will be entertained Friday at two
o'clock by the Senior High Girls'
League. Thmwillbeashortaud
itorium program and tea. The com
mitteee are: general chairman. nae
Benfield; hostess. Julie Dumber;
Program. Mildred Reese; retresh
ments, Carrol Jacobs; decoration.
Kathryn Wyatt and clean-up Zola
Shattuck. Eunice Campbell will
meet on the activities of the league
President Accused!
Pmeentation o! a Past Lt. Gov
ernor's pin was made to J. K. Bock
ius Tuesday noon at the regular
meeting or the local Kiwanis club.
Dr. Gail Baekman o! Puco. also a
past Lt. Governor of the organiza
tion made the pleaentation. after
which Hr. Bockius started a mock
gram. He charged the president.
Frank ”mph. with misteaaance in
office. mayhem. anon. treason. rob.
bery and several other things. With
Jud”. Jury. attorneys and every
thing. the cards were evidently
attuned—and was the pro-ident’a
neared Wont the whole or-
Bombing Planes
May Become a
Famfir Sight
County Offers Huge Site
for Airplane Bombing
War does strange things—even a
war that's going on half way round
the world As a direct result. per
haps Benton county residents may
yetheartheboomoi’bigshellsi j
The war department is looking
for an inland bombing range and
certain locations have been suggest
ed and attend tor the purpose. Lat
est move in this direction has come
from the Benton county commis
sioners who have offered 30.000 acres
of waste land between Richland and
Hanford in the north part or the
county for the purpose
If the department should accept
the offer. two landing fields for
planes would be establid'led adh
cent to the field. ofticeu and me
chanics stationed there and per
haps soldiers m district would
probably soon become accustomed
to the drone of the powerful bomb
ing planes and the detonation of
the bombs as the experts hit the
tops 0! barrel heads from a height
or ten thousand toot.
Scottish Rite Masons
Confer Higher Degrees
Local Scottish Rite muons will
hold that-animal Spring Reunion
with dense m: from Yakima
a. banquet in the evening. other
man- luhdegree unbeat
mum Mymude
nee team from Puoo will aunt
Wuhthedeueestothel'wh. with
ning by the work of the Yuan:
Preliminary Plans for
New Cannery Completed
No puflcnlu- news has developed
durlnc the put week concerning the
new cannery. although preliminary
encasement: hove been completed.
to lnstell an additional newer line
from mull-ad to Wuhlnflon street
along Refined Avenue. the pment
slx-lnch llne being deemed lnode
quate for the cannery.
Cannery officials elated that the
new plant would be ready for oper
etlon u soon as the tint cannery
grass wee evnileble. They report
very llttle response on the port of
the farmers to reislng corn. eltho
other crops hnve been readily signed
m 2. Onedmectorutobe
Omen; m.Green.becm-eo¢u
fox-theomee. Hammad”
mm maven»: on the
To Play Soft
Ball Under the
Playfield Lights
Kiwanis Sponsor League
for Summer’s Play;
Intercity Games
Softball is definitely scheduled for
Kennewick‘ fans this summer as a
result of arrangements made be
tween the Kiwanis Club. as sponsors.
and the echol district. This ac
tion was approved by the school
board recently. and approved by the
Kiwanis board of directors this
evening. ‘
Rev. Carl E. L. Lucky heads the
committee for the Kiwanis club. and
has done much of the work on se
curing this arrangement. Mr. Lucky
was active last year in managing
his Lutheran team in the softball
season at Pasco playi’ield last sum
mer. and reports that much inter
est has been created in securing a
large number of teams this year.
The games will be played at the
school playrleld under the lights.
and it is the plan of the sponsors
to endeavor to work out playing
schedules with the Pasco soft ball
league so that an interesting ar
“‘l: games will always be on tap.
lease with the school district
provides (or all proceeds received
from the game admissions be ap
plied as a contribution of the club
towardretiring the balance now due
on the lighting project. after pay
lna the expenses or operating the
lights and the field. This activity
is sponsored as part or the clubs'
Boys and cum Work committee.
which is an international objective
or the Kiwanis organisation.
Richland Scouts Unite
With Highland Troop
81: new e'enoute gem Richland
W th Kennewlck
Highland Boy Scout Troop 29 at
their male:- meetlnc hat Tuesday
evening. The boy: were Junior
Bechtel. Junior mutant Scout
m. M,“oenwald. lemon
mum. Lawrence lohoenwald.
'r. Meander Hamilton and Robert
Nu m and 29 will unite to
hold ‘a galleria“ Inmtltum cem-
W 0!le mums. Mary
30. u the Mud clubhouse.
ed to noelve that: maul-loot
mammal» “them
hnd Clubhoue at one o'clock pm.
amino or Jerry Campbell. coaut-
Mr. mmmnbmdm
m tam poun
mm he wlll cook over an
open the wlthout using my uten
gluormuouunucond ch.
Finley Grunge to Hold
Box Social Thursday
The Juvenile Finley mac I:
Antatemflncm a being
out on by the Juvenile members.
Medan. mummdma
School Vacation
Washington's birthday. February
22.1 mm. on ‘l‘imudu this year, and
Superintendent E. a. Block en
nounoee that there will be no school
the following Guy. The regular
min: nation will be shortened by
one do. to nuke up for the extn
day beéz tnken this month.
of the mjor development or the
00' Nth school. during which per
«wee-awning]: neuptn
tor the position being vacated by
lit-. 013». Kr. 10.11 pm. u secre
«that!» alley. lean. undu
mzmuhth atom the
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