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Benton City Farmer
Collapses . in Field
BENTON ClTY—'—F'une’ral services
for Mitchell Engelhart, 63, were
held Tuesday afternoon at the M.
E. church with the Rev. C. W. Geisz
ler officiating. Mrs. Carl Montgom
ery, Mrs. Jack Welch. Argus Hughes
and I. M. Hartman sang with Mrs.
C. E. Morgan as accompanist.
Serving as pallbearers were Cyrus
Jones, Pete Lasbistos, H. R. Cox,
Robert Mathews, Harry and Cy
Miller. Burial was in the Evergreen
.cemetery with the Presser Funeral
Home in charge.
Engelhart is survived by his wife
Rose and eight children, Mrs. Mary
Fleming. Everett, Fred, Betty Lee
and Alta Mae Engelhart and a.
step-son, Lloyd Forth, all of Benton
City; Roy Engelhart of Yakima and
Mrs. Elsie Hollis of Davenport; five
brothers, Louie and Robert of Se
attle, Joe of Naper, Neb., Lambert
of Thurston, Neb. and Matt of Sioux
City Iowa; also a sister, Mrs, Nettie
Lathimare of Weiser, Idaho. A
brother, Henry Engelhart of Seattle
passed away suddenly January 6. ,
All the relatives except the brother ‘
in the middlewest were here for the ‘
Engelhart died Saturday morning
about six o‘clock at his home short
ly after he and his step-son, Lloyd
Forth, had gone to their asparagus
field to start cutting. He collapsed
and died a few minutes after Mrs.
Engelhart was summoned to the
field by her son.
The family came here in Novem
ber from Seatl-te and reside on the
John Warren place. For several
years Mike Engelhart has been en
tuned in the concrete contracting
business with his brothers in Se-
Ki-Be Loses Two
The Ki-Be high school softball
team layed Friday at Pasco and
were defeated 7 to 6. They played
the Kennewick «team Tuesday on the
local diamond and lost 9 to 1.
Bill Dorsey returned Tuesday to
his home at Maple Falls, after visit
ing here since Sunday with his fa
ther, A. F, Dorsey and his mother,
a patient at the Pasco hospital,
whose condition is reported consid
erable improved since being given
a blood transfusion. .
Mr. and Mrs. 'l‘revice Rucker are
the parents of a son born Sunday at
the Pruden hospital in Fraser.
W. E. Fillmore spent the week
md at his home. returning Sunday
to Ritzville, where he is drilling the
City well.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Engelhart of
Seattle came Saturday afternoon
called by «the death of Engelhart’s
brother, Mike Engelhar-t. Mr. and
Mrs. Hollis of Davenport and M 5.
Nettie. Wattimom of Weiser, Ida.
arrived Sunday morning. Mrs. Hol
linkedauzhterofthe late Mikel
Engelhart and Mrs. lattimore, a
sister. Other members of the fam
ily came Monday for the funeral
Student Conference
Supt. M. W. Roop, Connie Car
penter and Wilma Fillmore will
leave Friday morning for Pullman
to attend the Student Gmuerence at
W§.C. They _v_vi.ll return _Sunday.
Mrs. Eva Hazard had as her
luncheon mts Wednesday Mrs.
Mary Scott, Mrs. Alice Hartman
and Mrs. C. W. Getszler.
Ateend District Meeting
Members of the Rebekah lodge
attending the district meeting Tues
day at Prosser were Mr. and Mrs.
Dennis Henson, Mrs. Horace Dim
mick, Mrs. Harry Kendall, Mrs. C.
W. Geiszler, Mrs. T. I, Evert, Mrs.
L. R. Giles and Mrs. Rolf Anderson.
Mrs. Giles holds the office of dis-
Eight members of the bridge club
motored to Prosser Tuesday for
their meeting at the home of Mrs.
W. W. Simonton. In the group
were Mrs. Robert Johanson, Mrs.
W. E. Fillmore, Mrs. W. A. DeGood,
Mrs. M. W. Roop, Mrs, Eva Hazard,
Mrs. Argus Hughes, Mrs. P. S. Hed
ger and Mrs. I. M. Hartman. Mrs.
Johanson and Mrs. Fillmore drove
their cars Honors went to Mrs.
Jam and Mrs. Roop. Mrs. Hart
man will be hostess at the meeting
April 30.“, _ _ _
Wool Buyus Herc
Several wool buyers have been in 1
this community the past week and ‘
purchased practically all lots. I. M. 1
Hartman, who had the largest lot,‘
sold Mammy.“ .__. - 1
. lmmuniistlon Clinic ‘
A clinic to:- 'the Immunization
against smallpox and diphtheria
will be held in the domestic science
mom at the school house Saturday 1
Ends Saturday
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lmoming from 9 m 11. Dr. J. G.
Wood of Presser, assistant county
'physician and Miss Lois Shumake
of Kenneciwk, county nurse, will be
in charge. Mrs. W. A. DeGood,
president of the Benton County
Health Council, will assist.
W. D. Crawford and Oscar Han
son were in Yakima Tuesday eve
ning for a dinner meeting of the
Scottish Rite lodge. ' 'L ,
---"--- "Eh”témi'fns" Team”; .
‘ The high school Girls Club enter
tained Tuesday evening at a din
ner in honor of the high schoOl bas
ketball team and their coach, Gor
don Roiph. other guests were mem
bers of the student body, the mgh
scnool laculty, Mrs. Ralph and Mrs.
M. W. Roop.
Chief of Police Harold Robinson
of Yakima, Sixth District Com-‘
mand-er and a Mr. Kinselman, also
of Yakima attended the American
Legion meeting Monday evening.
RODInSOII spoke on the Boys’ State. i
Mrs, W. D. Crawford left Tuefiday
for Seattle, taking her father, W. B.
Jones, to his home after having
been here since last fall.
A. F. Johnson and son, Raymond,
left Tuesday evening for Wenatchee
with their fifth and last load of
bees. Johnson has 95 swarms placed
in Wenatchee orchag-ds.
Ernie Lambrecht 'was a Spokane
visitor Tuesday and Wednesday.
The school hotlunch pnoject spon
sored by the Highland Ladies Club
will close April 30. They had prev
iously announced the close as April
20. »
Family Reunion Held
at Valley Home
. Mrs. Carl Fitz from Toledo, Ohio
came Friday for -a visit with their
relatives, the Nunns, E. Birdwell
l and Bartholomew families Sunday
I a family reunion was held at the
l home of Mr. and Mrs. E. Birdwell.
. Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
' R. E. Nunn and family, Mr. C. J.
, Nunn and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lee
, Nunn, John Nunn and Ellen Ashby.
, Mr. and Mrs. Fitz left Monday
I'or a visit with other relatives
' along the coast.
7 The Finley Ladies’ Aid met at
the home of Mrs. Calvin Wednes
' day. A gitt was presented to Mr.‘
, and Mrs. Jess Lande. who recent
ly lost their home, by the aid. Lunch
was served at the close.
I Mrs. Harold Witham and child
'reu, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lande,
,Ernest Johnson and Jerry Sherry
made a business trip to Presser on
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Farquibar and
small son were Sunday visitors at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Johnson of
Essaquah spent the week-end at
l-the home of Mr. Johnson’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jonnson.
Daughter Visits
Mrs. W. D. Moore of Ritzville
left for her name Friday, having
spent four days at the home of her
parents, Mr, and Mrs. W. W. Rice. .
Mr. Rice has been quite ill, but is
improving. .
Roseanna Birdwell was an over- .
fight guest of Violet Schula Tues
y. -
, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smelzer and
daughter, Sylvia, were dinner guests
of the C. C. Walk family Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Campbell
and daughter, Lois, Mr. and Mrs.
W. B. Paulsen, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Paulsen and Mr. and Mrs. F. Wal
lace of Kennewick visited at the
Ernest Sherry home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Al Hedstrom and
son Curtis of Walla Walla visited
at the Harold Witham home Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Lande and
small daughter and Mrs. Ernest
Sherry were business visitors in
Walla Walla Tuesday.
Arlie Glassner, Claude Walk and
Gerald Strope visited in Pasco on
Sunday. '
Albert Piert was a business visit
or in Prosser Friday.
Mr .and Mrs. Harry Benson visit
ed relatives in Sunnyside Wednes
day. . ‘-
Cout Trip
Harold Witham left Tuesday on
a business trip to the Coast. He will
return Friday. .
Shower Bride
Several Finley ladies attended a
bridal shower at the home 1 Mrs.
Wanace Preston on the Hi3uands
in honor of Mrs. Klum, who was
recently married. Mrs. Klum will be
remembered as Mrs. Isa Estes and
was a former resident of Finley.
Mrs. William Wilson was a bus
iness visitor in Pasco Friday.
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. Women Die Recently
Heidemann. who passed away at
Walla Walla on April 9. was born in
Germany, November 23. 1875, com
ing to the United States at the age
of sixteen. A few years later she
was. married to August Schirm. Aft
er Mr. Schirm’s death in 1916, she
and her adopted son, Walter came
to the state of Washington and a
year later married Herman Heide
mann at Chehalis, Washington. The
Heidemanns moved to White Bluffs
in 1923, purchasing the old Grant
Agnew place, where they have liv
ed ever since. About four years
ago Mrs. Heidemann’s health began
to fail, but she has kept up altho
growing weaker with each passing
month. She retained her fine in
tellect and loving kindness up to
the hour Of her passing. Beside her
husband, Herman, she left her
adopted son, Walter Schirm of Se
attle, two stepsons, Carl and Ar
.thur of White Bluffs, a nephew,
Fred Frietag also of White Bluffs
and many other relatives and a host
of loving friends. Her funeral was
held Friday from the Lutheran
church of which she was an active ‘
‘member Rev. L. C. Krug officiat-l
ing. Pallbearers were Herman ‘
Kilian Chas. B. Johnson Christian
Hinderer Wm, Moede R. S. Reier
son and Wm. Schwisow. Mrs. Heide
man’s passing has left a place in
the community and in the hearts of I
her family and friends that will be ‘
hard to nll. I
Mrs. Mastel Passes,
Mrs. Rose Mastel died at Kenne
wick where she has been for the
past several months for hospitaliza
tion, on Monday last. Her funeral
was held Wednesday morning from
the Kennewick Catholic church.
She leaves to mourn her loss, one
daughter, Mrs. Wm. McFall of Till
amook, Oregon and two sons. Jo
seph and Steve Mastel of White
Bluffs. Many friends from White
Bluffs draw to Kennewick to attend
the rites.
A. D. Mills of Seattle, salesman
for Henry Broderick Bt. 00., was in
White Bluffs Tuaeday an bus-Ines
connected with Priest Rapids De--
velopment Co. \
M}. and Mrs. E. F. Judd of Soap
Lake and Joe. Burt of Ephmta were
::nday visitors at the J. G. Adams
EdALennox of Soap Lake was in
the valley mm on business con
nected with .the Priest Rapids De
mpmept Swen!- _
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Last Thursday, the vacant house
dormerly belonging to the Wade es
tate, and situated near the high
school, was totally destroyed by
fire. Thisisthesecondsuchflreinw
eight days, both places destroyed
having been unoccupied for some
ntime and both uninsured. Neither
one was wired for electricity, and
wmle strong suspicion is felt as to
the cause of the last fire, no defl
nite information has been given
out as yet. 7
Mrs. 'K. A. House drove to Pasco
Thursday to meet Mr. House’s mo-
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‘_ER'IDAY, APRIL 26th":
vbher. Mrs. Virginia House of Day
son this week.
Mr .and Mrs, George R. Chase of
Wenatchee were buslnas visitors in
White Bluffs on Saturday of last
Mr. and Mrs. John Dobie of Pas
co are staying at the Beldin Hos
telry while Mr. Doble who is. Rural
Service Agent for the Pacific Pow
er 8: Light company will be in the
valley about a month contacting
farmers who are served. by the pow
er company.
Stanley Pemberlton has purch—
ased the tract of land, 20 acres,
adjoining his ranch to the east.
formerly occupied by L. 'l‘. Young
family, who have moved to the old
Badger ranch.
The president of the Woman's
Club urges all members to be pres
ent at a business meeting to be held
at Legion Hall on April 24th, in ord
er to discuss a matter of much
importance to the club and com
Literary Club Gives
Apple Blossom Dinner
} HIGHLAND—Monday evening the
Literary Club held their annual Ap
ple Blossom dinner at the club
rooms. The program consisted of
two songs by Mrs. Hazel Long of
Pasco, two readings by Mrs. C.
Jones of Pasco. a piano solo by Mrs.
Albert Cloninger of Richland, and
moving pictures shown by Earle
Jones of Richland.
The Senior class play was pre
sented April 12 in the new grade
school auditorium. The cast. of
characters was as follows: Robert
Fletcher, Austin Murray. Loren
Clark, Mary Weir, and Mary Jane
John Dam spent the week-end in
Seventeen members of Vale grunge
attended Pomona at Hanford Sam
day night. White Bluffs and Han
mrd entertained W.
’ Helen Erickson spent Sunday vis
iting at the home of her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. John Erickm. Miss
Erickson had attended a Round
Table conference of Librarians at
Walla Walla Saturday.
Mrs. 31ch is ill in the Pasco
hospital where she underwent a
major operation.
Mrs. A. Pursehwita is in the Pas
co hospital suffering from an in
lection in her hand.
Lam-y Schreeve returned bane
Monday from the Pasco human
after living We on appen
dectomy there ten days a, go.
Mrs. Earle Jones and Mrs. Syd
ney Relton attended a bridge lun
cheon Tuesday at the home of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Burgon
drove to Wenatchee lass Thumhy.
They were aooom by Mrs.
Donald Wm who returned to her
home in Wenhtchee aster mm
spent the past. three weeks at the
A. S. Murray. .
Mr. and Mrs. lam-ence Waterman
Andrea Leeds. Dan Ameche and Al Jolson an a scene from “Swanee
River.” playing at the Roxy than: me Sunday nnd Monday.
left Wednesday mornlng for White
Salmon where they will make their
home. ‘
C. Yedica in Kennewick. 11:3.
Jones won honors for the utter
Mrs. Bud Sutton 0 f Kennewick
spent Saturday at the Morley Kerr
Bud Markham was in Pendleton
1 Mrs. Sam Taylor of Pendleton was
[a visitor at the 1". Markham home
Mrs. Pat Northoott and two chil
dren of Yakima were visitors over
the week-end at the Albert Hack
ney home.
Mr. and Mrs. George Khroung
left Saturday for Portland when
they will visit at the home or
their daughter.
Mr. and' Mrs; p. Wethenu spent
thaws-gm; _in Walla Walla.
Mrs. H. Snivley visited a few days
week to More Capella: and
\ TheSocthour club met Wed
‘nesday afternoon at the home of
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