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The Kennewick courier-reporter. [volume] (Kennewick, Wash.) 1939-1949, December 05, 1940, Image 6

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Cotton Surplus
to Be Used for
Making Mattress
Details of the cotton mattress
demonstration program, designed to
promote the use of surplus cotton
and to provide mattresses to low
income families, were explained to
18 extension _service representatives
from five counties at a meeting held
in Yakima on Monday. November 25.
During the all-day meeting the
agents made a complete mattress,
using baled cotton and ticking of
the same type that will be available
in the progrzm throughout the state.
The demcnszration was handled by
Miss M. Bimina White, assistant
director of extension in home eco
nomic: irom the State College of
Washirj ton, and Miss Alice Sund
quits, extension clothing specialist.
Miss White. with associates, is in
charge :3 the mattress making pro
gram fer this state.
The cczon mattress program is
being ina ‘gzrated under the joint
sponsorship 3; the Surplus Market
ing Administraiion. the Agricultural
Adjustment Admii"s:x'ation and the
Extension Service. The program
originated early it: the year in 17
southern states, b 1: is now being of
i‘ered throughout the nation, in an
Forty Guests Attend
Family Holiday Meal
FINLEY—Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Schmelzc: ind family of Vancouver,
Mr. and ‘ 'rs. Dave Lewis, Mr. and
Mrs. Bar ' Shields, Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Pas-. 2 and Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Schmelzzr and families and Miss
Church c ‘ Kennewick; Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Schznelzer. Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Schmelze: and Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
Walk and son and Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer : :hmelzer all enjoyed a fam
ily po; luck dinner Thanksgiving
day a‘ ”he home of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank f‘chmelzer. Cover were plac
ed for forty. ~
Miss Leah Kirkpatrick and Ed
Doepke spent the week end with
Miss Kirkpatrick at 'Latah.
Charles Schmelzer of W.S.C. spent
the week end with his parents Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Schmelzer, rettn'ning
Sunday.
Henry Gerards of Pendleton spent
the Week end with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Gerards.
Little Ruth Ann Johnson of Ken
newick visited with her grand par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest John
son Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Carratt and
daughter were visitors Tuesday with
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lande. _
Kenneth and Gordon Sohmelzer
of Vancouver were week end visitors
or Mr. and Mrs. Carl Walk.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Benson and
Howard Mlmson were week end
guests of Mrs. Benson’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Fern Cram at Sunnyside.
Mrs. Howard Johnson of Prime
ville, Ore. Mrs. Benson’s sister, re
turned home with the Bensons for
a weeks visit with friends in Flll
- Mrs. Johnson will be remem
bered as Rum Cram, and attended
the local high school.
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mountings to select from.
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my residence 319 First Ave.
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effovt to provide an additional out
let for surplus cotton.
Determine Eligibility
Under the progr m as outlined to
the agents at the meeting, oppor
tunity will be afforded to low in
come rural families to secure cot-I
ton and ticking ani make mattresses
for themselves. Families eligible
under the program are those with a
total net income of less than SSOO
per year, living in the open country
and receiving at least one-half of.
‘their income from agricultural oc
cupations or living in towns of less
3than 2,500 population which are
;classed by the census as rural com
{munities Eligibility for participa
tion will be determined by the coun-.
ty extension service.
Cotton and ticking for use in the
program will be shipped to various
points in the state and distributed
from there to community mattress
making centers in each county. All
mattresses will be made in these
centers with [the members of each
eligible family participating in the
making of their own mattresses.
The present program ends July 1,
1941, agents were told at the Yakima
meeting and it will be necessary for
applications to be received by April
30. Details of the program with
regard to Benton county will be
available through the county exten
sion office as the project develops.
No “Give Away”
F After the session in Yakima, Miss
Berry declared that indications
have been received that many high
quality mattresses are being pre
pared by low income families under
the program and stated that the
plan affords a distinct opportunity
for eligible families in Benton
County to add .to the comfort of
their homes. She emphasized that
each participating family actually
make mattresses under persons
trained to guide the program. No
mattresses are being ‘given away”
under the project.
Copies of a circular “Cotton Mat
tress Demonstration Program” are
available at the offices of the county
extension service for those interest
ed. The circular summarizes many
of the questions which arise in con
nection with the program.
Highlander Returns
From Eastern Trip
HIGHLANDS Mrs. Jay Perry
returned home early Tuesday mom
lng from a. two weeks’ trip spent
with relatives and friends in Wis
consin and Ohio.
Mr. and .Mrs. Don Bishop were
callers Friday afternoon at .the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Higley.
Mike Watkins, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Watkins, is ill at his home
on the West LI-lighlands this week.
Len Daugherty, was taken to the
[Pasco hospital Sunday evening,
where he was operated on for ap
pendicitis. He is reported as recov
ering nicely at this writing.
George Yoshino is reported better
following a week’s illness.
. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kippes of
Walla Walla were week-end visit
ors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
M. L. Kippes.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Green attend
ed Rainbow Assembly in Kennewick
lMonday evening.
Mrs. Ellsworth Campbell return
ed home Saturday, followmg several
months spent in the apple harvest
at Yakima.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Glasow made a
week-end trip to the coast, where
they witnessed the football game in
Seattle and visited the Ed Barg
family in Bremerton.
Miss Lulu Lampson attended a
party last Thursday evening at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Sim
melink.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Morrison and
children were Sunday visitors at the
Carlisle home in Riverview.
New Scout Officers
Named For Troop 27
Scout Troop 27 of Kennewick has
reorganized and some changes have
been made in officers. Recently
Scout Chester Dague was presented
with a Junior Assistant Scoutmas—
ter pin, and Scout Bill Boutelle was
presented a Senior Patrol Leaders
pin by Commissioner Mason. The
following are now patrol leaders:
Bob Mason, Glen Silliman, Norman
Robbins and Rex Gest. Mr. Crayne
of Pendleton is the new scoutmaster.
Both Pasco and Kennewick scouts
are considering the starting of a
Sea Scout patrol.
Grade School Team
Makes Good Record
FINLEY—The Finley grade school
has been successful in winning the
first three games they played this
. year. The high school freshmen at
} Hover, November 25 played the
Finley grade school at Hover, which
’resulted in grade school 26 and the
. freshmen I'7.
l Finley grade school played Ken
newick 7th grade in Kennewick on
November 29th, which was Finley
30, Kennewick 2.
Umatilla grade school at Hover,
December 3 Finley grade school,
which was Finley 19, Umatilla 8.
‘ William Wilson is coach for the
'Finley grade school and is proud of
his basketball team.
! Mrs. J. R. Ayers and Barbara
‘Perkins attended Rainbow in Ken
newick Monday night.
‘ Mrs. Clara McCarty spent the
week-end with her daughter and
l family in Wallula.
Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Gardner and
Mr. and Mrs. E. Sherry visited Mr.
and Mrs. Falque Thursday.
Little Leonard Foster, the small
son of Mr. and Mrs. George Foster,
who has been seriously ill with pneu
monia, is improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fredricks were
dinner guests Thursday of Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Slocum.
Garfield Wilson of Enterprise
spent the week-end with his sister
and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Falque.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Howard and
small daughter, Brenda, were din
ner guests Thursday of Mr. and Mrs. ‘
R. Lanning. {
Sagebrush Six Tell
- Kiwanis of Activities
LOCUST GROVE The Locust
Grove Sagebrush Six 4-H club and
their leader, Mrs. M. Simmelink,
were guests of the Kiwanis club on
Tuesday at luncheon, The club had
won the annual trophy sponsored
by the Kiwanis club for the third
consecutive year. Each member of
the club gave a short resume of
their club work and the leader ex
plained the principles, rewards and
opportunities in 4-H club work.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Hensen and
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hensen of
Western Horse Heaven were Sunday
visitors at the home of Mrs. Clara
Root. ‘
Jean {Pruitt of Yakima is a house
guest at the Roscoe Richmond home
‘Lyle Simmelink and Roy Kratzer
were Pomeroy business visitors over
the week-end.
R. K. Safford and Gilbert Edwards
attended the turkey dinner put on
at the Odd Fellow hall Monday
evening.
Ellrie and Ralph Safford and Gil
bert Edwards attended visitors'
night at the Connell Odd Fellow
meeting on Tuesday evening, where
the local members put on initiation
work for the Connell organization. ‘
Young People Register
at Nampa, Idaho College
ROVER—Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bill
ton of Richland were dinner guests
at the J. E. Cochran home Satur
day.
Mrs. B. :3. Stewart and Mrs. Min
nie Ashby attended Id-brary Guild
meeting at the home of Mrs. Bentley
in Kennewick on Monday. .
The Hover Ladies’ Aid met Tues
day afternoon with Mrs. Rex Ash
by as hostess.
Nels Nelson‘ of Kennewick was
an overnight guest at the Guy
Nelson home Sunday.
Mrs. Lulu Geissler left Sunday
for Moscow. Idaho. where she will
visit her daughter. Mrs. Joe Olson
and family.
Miss Margaret McCoy and con
sin, Sandra Cochran of Spokane
were week-end guests at the J. E.
Cochran home.
The Hover Pinochle club held a
card party Saturday evening with
Mrs. Jewell Slaybaugh in Kenne
wick as hostess. Mrs. R. E. Nunn
received high and Mrs. Carl Def
fenbaugh low.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Lechelt and
family or Kennewick called at the
C. L. Evans home Sunday. Mrs.
J. E. Cochran has been confined to
bed the past week. ‘
Mr. and _Mrs. Harry Hampton and
son, Bobbie, were Sunday supper
guests at the Carl Evans home.
Mr. and Mrs. R. 8. Mclntyre of
THE KENNEWICK, KWASH.) COURIER-REPORTER
Farina, Idaho left Tuesday for
Portland, Oregon, having spent the
past three weeks with their son,
A. S. Mclntyre and family.
Naomi Graves of 526 Avenue D.
and Robert and Wilburt Mills of
Hover have all registered this fall
in Northwest Nazarene college lo
cated at Nampa, Idaho.
County Health Council
Holds Annual Election
BENTON CITY - The Benton
County Health Council met Wed
nesday evening in the domestic
science room of the Kiona-Benton
school house. R. S. Reierson of
White Bluffs was elected president.
Mrs. E. J. Brand, KenneWick, vice
president and Mrs. Frank Clark,
Hanford, secretary. Miss Lois Shu
make of Kennewick, Benton county
nurse, reported on county health
problems stating the general health
in the county is very good. Mrs. Robt.
Johanson gave a paper on “Health
[Benefits to School Children Derived
from the Hot School Lunch Project.”
Mrs. Harry Fleming read two arti
cles “Planned Legislation on Mi
grant Health Problems” and “The
Appointment of a Health Co-ordi
nator to Work on the Defense
Council." A round table discussion
followed. Superintendent of Schools
M. W. Roop also spoke.
An immunization and vaccination
clinic will be held here in the
spring. The next meeting of the
council will be held in the spring.
The next meeting of the council will
be held at Kennewick in April. Mrs.
W. A. De Good and Mrs. I. M. Hart
man, both of Benton City, are the
retiring president and secretary.
Lunch was served at the close of the
meeting.
Thirty-three Kiona-Benton grang
ers visited the Kennewick Highlands
grange Thursday evening. This was
one of the scheduled winter visiting
tours and the local grange are in
the lead to win the contest as 60
percent of the members made the‘
trip.
F. M. Edmonson left Thursday‘
night for his home at Orofino, Ida- ‘
ho after a three-weeks visit with his 1
daughters, Mrs. Kenneth Robbins in
Grandview and Mrs. Robert Johan
son at Benton City.
The Ladies' [Aid met Wednesday
afternoon with Mrs. C. T. Petersen.
The group decided not to have a
Christmas exchange, but put the
money usually paid for gifts into a
special fund for a charitable organ
ization. Mrs. W. A. Gulp will be
hostess at the December .18 meeting.
Mrs. Tom Mcßeynolds and infant
ldaughter. Selma Mae, returned Fri
;day evening to their home at Kim
‘from the Pasco hospital.
1 Miss Lois Shumake of Kennewick,
county nurse, visited the Kiona-Ben
ton school NVednesday and was a
dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
DeGood.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Brandelein
were in Prosser Saturday to attend
the funeral services for Billy
Schmidt. .
1 W. E. Fillmore, employed at Ath
ena, spent the week-end at his home.
Mrs. Fillmore and daughter. Wilma,
took him back to his work Monday.
They visited in Walla. Walla en
route home.
Fred Dowdy, who has been ser
iously m with pneumonia. at his
home is reported improved.
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Campbell Clan Eats
Close to three dozen members of
the Campbell family gathered at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Campbell Thanksgiving day to en
joy another annual family turkey
dinner. Those present included:
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Campbell, Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Campbell and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Camp
bell and family; Mr. and Mrs. C. G.
Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Camp
bell: Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Woodruff
and family; Mr and Mrs. Max Mc-
Clure and son; Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Rademiller, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Stone
and family and Mrs. Kenneth King
and daughter of Pasco; Frank
Campbell and daughter, Marie 01'
Anatone.
WORRY: Interest paid on trouble
before it is due.
Bride Honored With
Shower at Richland
RICHLAND— A very enjoyable
afternoon was spent at the Ford
home Tuesday, November 26 when
Mrs. Roy Allen and,Mrs. Ford en
tertained honoring Mrs. A. Cochran.
nee Melva Hartung. The afternoon
centered around a wishing well from
which the bride drew buckets full
of gifts. Delicious refreshments
were served to thirty guests.
Mr. and Mrs. George Tattle re-
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turned Monday from Seattle where
they spent the holidays visiting at
the home of their daughter and son
in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Van Puette.
.James Hartley had his tonsils re
moved Friday by Dr. Lemon. Mrs.
P. Lemon is seriously ill in the
Swedish hospital in Seattle.
Mr. McAnthur of Thornton. Wash.
is holding a series of meetings at
the Methodist church in Richland.
Mr. and Mrs. Brainard Murray
and Austin Murray spent Thanks
giving day in Wenaichee at the
home of Murray's sister. Mrs. Don
ald West.
'lhe Richland Woman's club will
hold a cooked food sale and bazaar
at the Nelson and Dam store De
cember 7th.
The Social Hour club met Wed
nesday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Bill Kemp in Pasco.
Mrs. Van Flossen received word
this week that her son 'llom had
arrived in San Diego from Pearl
Harbor. Hawaii where he will be
stationed until after December lst.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Murray and
daughter spent Thanksgiving in
Spolrants e with Mrs. Murray’s par
en .
Esther Combs spent the holidays
in Spokane.
Mrs. L. Peterson returned home
Sunday evening after having spent
the week end visiting her daughter
Shirley who is in nurses training
at the St. Lukes hospital in Spo
kane.
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