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Foreman Resigns FrOm
Irrigation District
RICHLAND—Gus Long. who for
the past twenty-nine years has been
employed by the Richland Irrigation
District, resigned his position as
foreman of the water maintenance
crew. Before the present Irrigation
district was formed Long worked for
nine years for the Horn Rapids pro
ject and was transferred to the
present company in 1920.
R, R. Mclntosh and son Charles
and R. B. Dighton returned Tues-.
day from a business trip to Bon
ners Ferry, Idaho.
Mrs. Robert Brasfield of (Keat
ing, Oregon, is visiting her son,
Robert at the Harlon Muncey home.
Mrs. Chet Linse, John Thompson
and Jim Cowan of Naches were vis
itors at Willmsen's Monday.
T. Tureman, C. Turman and
Laurence Carlile from Unity, Ore
gon spent Wedneseday in Richland
at the F. Markham home.
T. Turman, Laurence Carlile and
Fred Markham sheared sheep for
Carl Bauer Wedneseday.
Installs Gas Pump
William Conwell has just com
pleted the installation of a new gas
pump at his service station across
from Willmsen’s green house. It is
one of the latest model pumps avail
able and is highly accurate and ef
ficient, being equipped with a hose
reel. The pump will be used for
Richfield High-Octane gasoline.
Jack West of Ellensburg was in
town Tuesday for a business con
ference with H. Willmsen, Don Ri
der, Earle McClendon and Bert
John Dam is a business visitor in
Portland this week.
The Social Hour club met Wed
nesday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. E. G. Copeland with Mrs. H.
Copeland and Mrs. Norval assisting.
Miss Norma Carson of Seattle is
visiting at the home of her aunt,
Mrs. Thad Grosscup. Her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Carson of Se
attle are expected here to spend
the week—end and their daughter
will return to Seattle with them on
Mrs. Idabell Hess, Mrs, Nig Van
dine, A. L. Vandine and Mrs. H.
Vandine visited Tuesday afternoon
with Mrs. A. L. Vandine, who is re
cuperatin'g from a recent illness at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ray
Reeder in Kennewick.
The Junior Senior home econom
ics class motored to Walla Walla
Friday, (where they visited several
large department stores, architects
offices in regard- to home lumish
lugs, color, harmony styles and ar
rangements. Mrs. .P. Schiremam,
Mrs. Vic Nelson and Betty Kinney
drove the girls over, and they were
accompanied by their instructor,
Mrs. L Sloan. - l
Cmp Finge’ Girls
The Camp Fire Girls of Richland
attended a grand council fire held
at Walla Walla Saturday. Sixteen
members attended. Mrs. Rex Bell
and L. Sloan took the girls over.
They were accompanied by their
guardian, Mrs. Peterson and assist
ant guardian, MissJ-lolms.
Mrs. Alice Van Eossen, Mrs. Leta
Van Fossen, Tom and Annebt Van
Fossen and Mrs. Sam McMahon
were Walla Walla visitors Tuesday.
While in Walla Walla Tom Van Fos
sen applied for enlistment in the
U. 8. Navy. ‘
Mrs, Sam McMahon attended a
party Tuesday evening in Pasco at
the home of Mrs. Ed Goelet, the
party was given in honor of Mrs.
0. Hanson of Okanogan.
Ruth MoGhan, who is a student
nurse at the Pasco hospital, spent
the week-end visiting at the home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben
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Introducing three sets of mus icallv-inclined brothers and sisters, who will appear in Kennewick on
April 6 with the College of Puget Sound’s 32-voloe Adelphian choral society. Reading from left to right.
._they are Wilfred and Kathryn Woo _as of Wenatchee, Edward and Enid Miller of Tacoma and Bill and Betty
Tregoning of Yakima.
Californian Visits
Former Home Here
FINLEY—Mrs. Vic Heding‘ton of
Tula Lake, California came Monday
for a few weeks’ visit with her sis—
ter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
tPlert. Mrs Hedlng'ton will be re
membered as Miss Mary Turner.
Harold Witham left Wednesday
for Spokane for a couple days.
Mrs. Chris Erickson made a busi
ness trip to Dayton Wednwday.
I Mr. and Mrs. Jesse 'Lande are
the parents of a. girl born Monday,
April 1 at the Pasco hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mitchell of
Creston visited Thursday with Mr.
and Mrs. Clint Glamer and Mrs.
Glenna Nelson.
The Women’s Auxiliary met Wed
nesday with Mrs. Clint -Glassner.
There will be no more meetings till
September. 7‘
Miss Irma Schula of Pasco visit
ed her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Shula Sunday.
Mrs. Harold Witham and child
ren, Shirley and Gene, will leave
Thursday or a. few days’ visit in
Yakima Guests
l Mrs. Douglas McDonald, Floyd
Elliott and Mr. and Mrs. J. Burlin
game, all of Yakima, visited Sunday
and Monday with Mr. and Mrs Lon
Messenger and Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Piert. Mrs. Douglas is a sister of
Mrs. Messenger and Mr. Elliott is a
cousin of Mrs. B. Pier-t.
Mrs. J. R. Ayers visited last week
with R. I. Olds in Connell, retum
ing home gaturday. _- A? 7
Mr. and Mrs. 'Albert Piert at
tended the funeral of Mrs. M. I.
nglaoe in__Walla_ Wally. _Monglay.‘
Lyman Stone left Wednesday to
spend the next few days visiting
relatives in Seattle.
Teachers" Attend Meet
' Mr. and Mrs. Harry Benson, Mr.
and Mrs. C. McFadden, Mr. and
Mrs. W. Wilson, Miss Olga Wepsola,
' Starting
Thursday ,
APRIL 11th
Promptly at .
1 RM. and 7 P. M.
All Seats Reserved
Prices Including -Taxes
General 750 Loses $1.15
General $1.15 Loses $1.50
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Opens Monday,
April Bth
12 noon until 5 p.m. Daily
}Miss Kirkpatrick, Mrs. G. Nelson
and Miss Emily Landell left Wed
mesday for Spokane, where the
teachers will attend the teachers’
meeting. -
J. R. Ayers went to Walla Walla
Tuesday to attend a Scottish Rite
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sherry and
family returned Monday evening
from Walla Walla, where they were
called by the films: and death of
Mrs Sherry’s mother, Mrs. Mary 1.
Wallace. Mrs. Wallace recently vis
ited the Sherry home. 1
Confectionery Store
Receives Redecoration
HIGHLAND—Mrs. Alice VanFos
sen, who has owned and operated
Van’s confectionery store for the
past 9 years has just recently sold
her business to Mrs. Sam McMahon.
Mrs. McMahon has the store closed
this week and is redecoratiing the
place inside and out and will again
be open for business Saturday.
Carl Kron and wife, who have
been living on the Gus Long farm
have moved to the E. T. Kron farm,
which they have rented. ‘
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Dickenson of
Kennewick were Sunday visitors at
the Carl Kron home.
Mr. and Mrs. Frances Wetheral
were Sunday dinner guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Skeen
on the River road.
The Lyric Club, composed of
members of Kennewick, Pasco and
Richland met Wednaday evening
at the home of Mrs. Earle Jones.
Miss Velma Meredith and neiee,
Joan Holder of Seattle, who have
been visiting at the home of Miss
Meredith’s mother, Mrs. 'l'. A. Mere
dith, returned to Seattle Thursday.
Norma Woods, grandmother of Mrs.
Meredith, who has also been visit
ing at the Meredith home. also re
turned to her home in Yakima on
Thursday. '
Charles Mclntosh, Irene Luelloff,
Dan Barnett and Carlton Peterson,
who are students of Washington
State College, are spending their
spring vacation at the homes of
their parents. Mrs. Mclntosh drove
over for them Friday. ___ A
Plants 30 Aéres Mint
Harry Snively has just completed
the .planting of 30 acres of mint on
his farm north of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter McCamish of
Kennewick spent Sunday visiting
at the home of Mrs McCamfih’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dam.
Friday evening Mrs. A. Weir en
tertained in honor of her husband,
who left Tuesday for Wyoming,
where he will spend the next few
Attends waging
Mr. and Mrs. Earle Jones retum
ed Monday evening from Seattle.
where they attended the wedding of
Miss Margaret Richards and E. V.
Pitzer at the home of the bride’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.‘ D. Rich
ards. There were fifty guests pres
ent. The bride is a cousin of Mrs.
E. Jones.
Miss Helen Millard and Boy?
Nelson have _been appointed
takers for this distrléfi.
Mr. and ms. J. D. McCarthy were
Sunday guests at the O. H. Luellotr
home. - 7 7 , _
Mrs. Amanda Breithaupt enter
tained Thursday afternoon honor
ing Mrs. Alice Abbott, who is leaving
soon for Canada to make her home.
Mrs. Sydney Relton assisted by
Mrs. H A Muncey entertained 2?
ladies Monday afternoon, honoring
Mrs Alice Abbott, who will leave
next Tuesday for Lacomb, Alberta,
Oanada to make her home
The Business Week
Residents of the U. s. sent abroad
$39,800,000 last year to support var
ious charitable campaigns in behalf
of distressed European and Asiatic
races . . . Deposits in 13.535 banks
insured by the Federal Deposit In
surance Corporation, reached an
all-time peak of ”6,076,000,000, an
increase of 13 percent over the pre
vious year . . . Industrial activity in
nearly all lines continued to drop in
the general downward movement
which began in December . . . Di
rect obligations of the Federal Gov
ernment to the extent of $3,095,850
will expire within the next 12
Hollywood Clubs Raided
} Hollywood, California—Big shots
{of the film world beat a hasty re
rtreat when vice squads raided three
}of the city’s most notorious alleged
gambling clubs. Stars and starlets
‘whose indentities are known will
later be called upon to mist in
identifying the owners of the raided
resorts. ‘
Powell to Speak at
Improvement Club Meet
HIGHLANDS—The Highland Im
provement club will hold its regu
lar meeting Friday night at which
time the Highland canal project
committee, Chas. Powell, chairman,
will tell of the accomplmhments
made so_ far.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Preston en
tertained with six tables of bridge
and a dinner dessert. Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Campbell won high. Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Lampson, second. Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Watkins low. The
Spring motive was carried out in
table decpratlons. ___ _
Attend anic Meet
W. S. Green accompanied several
local Masons to Walla Walla Tues
day evening to attend a banquet and ‘
meeting of the Scottish Rite body,
at which M. M. Moulton of Kenne- ‘
wick was _-the main speaker. {
Mr. and Mrs. Frank (801) Peter
and family, Mrs. Peter’s mother,
Mrs. Conant, and Barry Lee motor
ied to Coulee Dam Sunday. While
there they visited Mrs. Peter's bro
‘ther, Mr. Conant.
Alvin Paulsen, Mrs. P. 1... Cole and
Miss Eileen Bell of Seattle were
week-end visitors at the W. B.
Paulsen home.
Miss Betty Mueller and Ralph
Soper were Colfax visitors on Sun
daX-V , ,
Highland youngsters are enjoying
their spring vacation this week.
‘ Mrs. Blanche Foraker and son,
Herbie, accompanied Frank Hem
bree Tuesday morning to Tacoma,
where she plans to visit her sister
and her mother and daughter in Ho
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Brand are liv
ing in an apartment at. Muldmw’s
since the fire.
Miss Rosetnary Watkins accom
panied the Camp Fire Girls to Wal
g’ Walla to a council fire Satur
!- ”__A AA ,_
David Beinhart is ill with the
measles this week.
The Girl séout troop went on an
all-day hike last Saturday. All or
the girls passed their tests.
Mrs. S. R. Woodruff was a Thurs
day dinner guest at the Guy Morri
son home.
Students Vacation
David and John Tweet are spend
ing spring vacation at the home of
their parents. John spent the week
end in Beetle and arrived here Tum
day morning.
O. E. S. Installation Held
For Oncoming Officers
The local 0. E. 8. chapter held a
very my“ immunm service
at the hall Thursday evening. Mrs.
Marina Oliver, worthy matron, act
ed as the installing officer, with the
assistance of the other past matrons
of the chapter. The following offi
cers were installed to their positiogz,
P. 11., Pearl Green; W. P.,
Frauen; A. M., Clarabel Safford; A.
P., Floyd Hutchins; secretary, Lot
tie Lampson; treasurer, Ellen Lape;
conductress, Gladys Kelso; associ
ate conductress, Cora Reed; chap
lain, Julia Hemenway; marshall.
Marilla Oliver; organist, Bee Mc-
Donald; Ada, Eunice Washburn;
Ruth, Grace Desgranges; Bther,
Mabel Black; Martha, Zela
Gravenslund; Electa, Ethel DuSair;
Warder, Elsie Walters; and sentinel,
Howard Withers.
An adenda took place with the
past matrons escorting the past
worthy matron from her office. Mrs.
Oliver was presented with the past
matron’s jewel as well as Other
Musical numbers included two vo
cal selections by Mrs. Hazel Long
and piano numbers by Jean Os
f Washington, D. C.—Although he
‘has preserved unbroken silence dur
ing his European visit. it is felt
that Under Secretary of State Surn
ner Welles returns to Washington
with little prospect for an early
peace among the belligerents abroad.
He is reporting the results of his
investigation to the President in
person and in the utmost detail,
while Myron C. Taylor, President
Roosevelt’s unofficial emissary to
the Vatican, remain in Rome to
continue his efforts toward peace.
There isn’t a man in Kennewick
whose wife didn't. think, at some
time or another, that. he was 9. won
der. = '
of plans to celebrate the Glorlms
Welles Brings No Peace
Dramatics Club to Give
One-Act Assembly Play
The dramatics club of the Junior
High is now working earnestly on a
one-act play entitled “Thanks Aw
fully." The characters are: Richard
Montague. a woman hater. played
by Wallace Preston; Donothy Mon
tague. his sister. played by Barbara
‘Magnuson; Marion Gatewood. play
ed by Maxine Whitemore; and Ann
March. Marion‘s friend. played by
Fern Sanders. Other characters axe
played by Betty Wood, Bonnie 'lbi
ter. Rosemary Watkins. Madene
Shields, Kathleen Anderson. Zelda
Dehnoif. Patty Higley, Dorothy Ann
Reed. Clarabel Johns and Arlene
Aman. all of whom are friends of
Dorothy. and are attending a party
at her home. “Dick” does not want
to meet all these girls. but finally
agreestoseethem. Hepmmisesto
say nothing but “'luanhs Awfully"
all evening and produces a very
amusing situation. ‘
The play will be put on in about
two week at a Junior High assem- ‘
bly. Miss Steele is directing. :
New Offlcus
The Women's Club of White
Bluffs has elected the following of
ficers for the coming year: Presl
dent, Mrs. E. J. O'Larey; Vice-Pres.
Mrs. Francis Moody: Sec-Trees.
Mrs. Dan Williams; 'n'ustees. Mrs.
R. S. Reicrson. Mrs Roy Beene and
Mrs Jess Brown
The local high school was notified
Wednesday that the date for the zlst
Apple Blossom Festival at Wenat
chee had been set for April 25th.
26th and 27th
Apricot blooms are falling and
peachesareinfullregalia. Mostof
the soft fruit growers are prepar
ed for smudging should it prove
Thomas Last. one of the newer
settlers. is planting six acres more
of peaches and apricots and two
acres of grapes.
At an entertainment to be given
‘by Hani'ord P.-'r. A. on April 3rd.
at Hanford Community hall. Mrs.
Richard Stevens of Pasco. will give
one of her enjoyable book reviews,
he subject being “Sea Island Indy.”
9. novel of Georgia and the Civil
War, by Francis Griswold.
Washington, D. c.—-Under official
instructions to exercise politeness
census, 120.000 enamel-stars start
ed this week to count noses from
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Flower Exchange to
Take Place at Meeting
man's Club meeting will be held
Friday April 5. Don’t forget to bring
yum and crochet hook to fit. cro
chet suing-ad hook for some; also
small piece of cloth and needle and
demonstrations on smacking and
crocheting stitches. Also rug and
pillow muting. There will be on
exchange of flower roots or bulbs.
so everyone brlnc your extras.
Mr. ma Mrs. Ear! Ramon and
family visited at the J. 1". Bell and
3‘. Lucke homes in Richland Bun
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Ed Crooks was a Seattle visitor
last week While there he flew in
the arm air corps.
Miss €ll9. Mae label accompanied
the Misses Maxine and Betty Shel
ton of Pasco and the Misses Helen
Campbell and Dorothee Franch to
Palouse Pulls Sunday.
| The Badger Girl Scout troop will
§meet Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock
‘at the home of Miss Ella Mae Liebel.
fir. and Mrs. Floyd Emerson. for
merly of the valley. recently moved
in to the place now owned by Carl
The Highland Bridge Club met
Thursday at the home of Mrs. Fred
Giles. Ins. Neva Watkins won high.
Mrs. May umpson. second, and
Mrs. Ed Watkins low. They will
meet with Mrs. Ted Watkins on.
April ll_. A ~ ‘ ‘A _ A ‘
Bring Back Student.
I Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peter motored
1m Pullman many to bring flurry
Lee and Phillip make:- home for
spring vacation. .
Miss Lois Estes left Sunday for
Portland. After spending the winter
with her patents. Mr. and an. Era
est m.
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R. W. Edmond: and Mrs. Mary
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Mr. and Ma. 0. 3. Meyer enur
talned Mr. and Mn. Hurry Hickey
and tour chudm. Mr. and Mrs. C.
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Mr. and mu. Albert woman
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comic dialogue. Mrs. J. E '
bell was obligated. Ali .0“
grunge members are timed am
the Western Home Heaven N
meeting Saturday night. N
Chance Pauison.
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Ernest Estes home. ‘5
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Mr. and Mrs. Wallace PM
nanny. Mrs. Tea Watkins and "I
Mary picnicked Sunday at w h
m. and Mrs. Claude I'.th
two chum of Dayton omm:
urdny evening at, the C. a. In.
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Bobbie Hummel of Toppe ’
accompanied his grandmowa
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Mr. and Mrs. WRHECe PM“.
tended the funeral of u“. L. 'O
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Finley. at Walla Walla u“, '
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