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The Kennewick courier-reporter. [volume] (Kennewick, Wash.) 1939-1949, March 27, 1941, Image 2

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Mcnxuei ox Nuuonax Emu-nu Assocxanon and Wasmugmn Newspaper Pubmnera Association. Inc.
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Subscnption $2.00 per yea; R. E. REED, Editor and Publisher
The Courier. est. March 27, 1902 The Reporter. est. January 24, 1908 Consolidated April 1. 1914
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Entered as Second Class matter. Apnl 2. 1914 at P. 0. at Kennewick. Wash, under act of March 3, 1879
God Bless America '
A. V. Peterson, Castle Rock Advocate
After hearing a vivid review of
the capture of Norway by Germany,
in an address by Carl J. Hambro,
president of the Norwegian parlia
ment—the capture by a ruthless
adversary of a peace-loving na
tion, which for one hundred twenty
six years has lived free from the
strife of war—my thoughts turned
naturally to the blessings we still
enjoy in America, and also to the]
possible danger of their loss.
Our constitutional right to. work,
speak and think as we please is a
blessed heritage. but indifference to
elements at work within our country
to destroy these liberties. may event
ually deprive us of many of them.
To overcome that indifference.
probably nothing has stirred up pa—
triotic sentiment recently more than
inspiring song, “God Bless America,"
but we urge that our citizens also
fervently resolve, in defense of lib
erty and freedom, to give more than
lip service to the noble sentiments
of that song.
Pray devoutly that the chaotic
conditions in Europe may not be
visited within our borders—that we
may continue as a liberty-loving
The first evidence of the ap
proach of the dictator form of
government to a nation is a de
pression to restrict the‘ freedom of
the press. A dictatorship cannot
exist in a nation in which freedom
of the press is round, and freedom
of the press is never found in a
dictator ruled nation. There is
something about the free dissem
ination of the news and dictator-
Ihips that is just not. compatible.‘
We recall that after the last
World war all claims of mistreat
ment by the German army were
branded as propaganda. The evi
dence of mistreatment of citizens
of invaded territories during the
present war has become so generally
known that there will be no possi
bility of its being denied m ' the
future .by those who sympathize
with Hitler or who wish to attract
attention because of their exagger
ated tolerance.
Golden Shell Motor Oil
Does 4 Jobs at Once .
“DO I STEP? Do I get around? You said a crankcase
full! Fact is, I do 4- jobs at once—the second your
motor gets going! Four jobs at once! If your engine
had windows you’d see me . . .
I. ”COOL every tight-fitting part. Too much heat
upsets ’em-makes ’em wear too fast.
2. "CLEAN out grit and carbon. I carry this rubbish
down to the bottom of the crankcase.
3. ”SEAL in power. I don’t let it leak out_around
your pistons. That's tossin' money away!
4. ”0". all moving surfaces. Prevent friction—that’s
the way to keep an engine happy, and I do itl
"Today’s precision-built engines keep me
hopping—you bet! But with the balance I
get from Shell engineers, it’s easy as pie!”
Golden Shell
I Here is a thought for your next
Sunday! In the state of Delaware
there are 500 citizens answering
court summons due to violating a
200-year old blue law that has been
sleeping peacefully for many years
and has just recently been brought
to life and the notice of the public.
This means that all activity must
cease in the way of enployment dur
ing the Sabbath, lest its concern
charity and necessity. The law en- ‘
forcing officer insists that the old
edict either be followed or erased
completely from the official records.
This brought on the court sum
mons that hit milkmen, motormen,
delivery boys, employees of radio
and gasoline stations, of restaur
ants, drug stores and newspapers.
Even a minister was officially crit
icised for broadcasting over the
radio on Sunday. It has been a
goodly number of years since our
country was covered by blue laws
in certain cities and states. They
never were very popular when in
their prime and from the action
in Delaware we judge they haven’t
gained in popularity through the
years. _ J
The five year plan in Russia is a
complete failure. It was promoted
by the workers who got the idea that
they possessed all the brains‘and all
the intelligence of the nation. The
laborers have imposed their pro
gram upon the farmers and the
farm industry has broken down com
pletely .under it. The army of Rus
sia is the largest but least efficient
in all the world. The laborers have
banished the church from Russia
and have made a mockery of the
marriage ceremony. So inefficient
are they in their planning, that
many bulidings fall down at one
end before the other end is com
pleted. The radical labor leaders
have ruined Russia and the coun
try will never be much of a power
until their hold is broken.
3 The weekly newspaper gets its
rating in the line-up of important
factors in American homes. 49.6 per
cent of the families in this land
subscribe to a weekly newspaper and
that is mighty close to being half
of the families of the U. S. This is‘
reason enough for the weekly news
paper to keep scoured and shined
for the approval of its'many read-
I. 5
ers. There aren’t many editors of
such papers who haven’t a pretty
good idea of what their subscribers
like, the sort of news that covers
the local field, the type of nation
al copy that gives the most for the
space. With interested subscribers
taking time to be helpful in edit
?ing the news, of offering timely
suggestions, of helpful hints for
features, of scratching here and
there, your Courier-Reporter editor
has the opportunity of getting close
to the field he serves, to know what
his public wants. We are glad that
more people are becoming con
scious of the part their weekly news
paper plays in the American scheme
of things.
Being Items Called .From Our
Files of Ten, Twenty and Thirty
Years Ago. .
The Kiwanis clubr assisted by the
other civic organizations in town
sponsored a Home Beauty contest.
The first box of Kennewick aspar-
agus was shipped” by the Three
Rivers Growers Association. It was
grown on the R. E. Carpenter place
on the River Road. . .
Miss Floyoe Smith and her moth
er, Mrs. Hattie Smith and Mrs.
Jessie Hendricks spent the week-end
in Spokane.
. Glen Higley, Marty Hudnal-l and
Warde Johnson won the prizes given
by the Twin City Creamery for mak
ing the outstanding plays in the
baseball field Sunday.
The Arts and Crafts met with
Mrs. W. C. Muldrow.
Mrs. William Brace and Mrs. Vel
ma Nevlow visited Mr. Brace, who
was a patient in the veterans hos
pital in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zarndt drove
to Paha and spent the week-end‘
visiting friends.
A. F. Brown returned from Port
land, where he visited Mrs. Brown,
who was in a hospital recovering
from a goiter operation.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Visger and
family motored to White Bluffs and
Hanford and spent Sunday.
Second Lieutenant Lloyd G. Wal
dorf, formerly of Kennewick, who
Finley Ladies to Have
Cooked Food Sale Soon
FINLEY—The Ladies Auxiliary of
the Finley grange will hold a cooked
food sale on Saturday, April 12th
at the Kennewick Market.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Plert and
children were visitors Saturday of
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Masters.
Mrs. Ben Duffy of San Fran-‘
cisco spent the week end with Mr.‘
and ~ Mrs. Shorty Erickson. Mrs,
Driffy is a sister of Erickson.
Mrs. Harold Elder entertained at
a dinner for the birthday anni
versary of her mother, Mrs. Lynn.
Covers were laid for fir-teen people.
Mr. and Mrs. Shorty Erickson and
sons. Eric and Bob, and their house
guest, Mrs. Ben Duffy, and Mr.
and Mrs. Leslie Moe of Yellept and
Mr. and Mrs. Engle Erickson and
children visited relatives in Toppen
‘ish Sunday.
Mrs. Barth of Walla Walla visit
ed her daughter Mrs. Ben Schwartz
kopf last week.
Mrs. Waldo Gerards underwent
an operation Saturday in the Pasco
hospital. She is as well as can
be expected.
Bob Perkins or W. s. C. in Seattle
is visiting this week with his par
ents, Mr. and Mm. Bob Pea-kins.
...lnsun uvmlnuy flu
but thumsolns
Naturally you want to be insured
people's property and persons.
But who's going to pay your
damage if you smack a tree
or stone wall? Without collision
insurance,i,t's iust too bad if you
get the small end of the stick.
M: If you wan! to hoop from
holdingtho bag yourself, call on us.
. . .
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Gascoigne& Pyle
Real Estate Rentals
We've got "I. an
swer Io that one.
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was in the Air Corps Reserve U. S.
Army was ordered to active. duty
for a period of one year at Rock
well Field, Cornado. California.
Wilmot Gravenslund purchased
the Mattecheek home on Kenne
wick Avenue.
Miss Lorene Soth came home
from Seattle to spend spring vaca
tion with her mother, Mrs. L. W.
Soth. .
Mrs. Dave Miller was given a
birthday surprise party at the M.
& C Sweet Shoppe by Misses Lillian
Crowley, Glee Miller 'and Leone
Skeen. .
Mr. and' Mrs. Diller Pratt of
Yakima visited at the Herman
Schmidt home.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl C. Williams and
son, Robert, visited in Spokane.
MiSS Ruth Mueller was a student
at Cheney.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Oliver and
children and Mrs. Vernon Bird and
daughter, Frances, returned from
Castle Rock.
Those attending the T. B. League
meeting held in Prosser were Mrs.
J. R. Ayers, Mrs. L. J. Aldrich, Mrs.
G. H. Shanafelt, Mrs. Joe Martin
and Mrs. H. S. Hughes.
Mrs. C. H. Kilgore left for Walla
Walla where she expected to visit;
relatives. Mrs. Kilgore had been
visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. S.
Miss Lea Lampson, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Lampson of the
Highlands took the leading role in
the high school Operetta, “Jerry of
Jericho Road.” Miss Lamfison was
discovered to have a very remark
able voice. J
The 4-H Double L sewing club
met at the home of Mrs. E. C.
Mrs. T. C. Browne visited with
friends in Spokane.
The Methodist Aid met at the
home of Mrs. Nels Coult 1n the
Garden Tracts. ;
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Graver and
Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Beste motored to
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Nelson were
honored guests at a farewell party
given by the Rebekahs at the home
of Dr. and Mrs. D. S. Brogunier.
Mrs. Nelson was presented With a
N. N. G. pin.
Mrs. D. C. Gibbs and son of Pasco
and Mr. and Mrs. Harold 'Oliver
spent Sunday at the R. A. Oliver
home in Section 7.
The Needle Work club gave sl2
to the library to buy books.
Mrs. H. 'H. Peter, who had been ill
was reported much better. .
Mrs. C. A. Crawford was suffer
ing from an attack of typhoid.
Mrs. E. I. Mitchell and Mrs. J. I.‘
Hill entertained the Junior Boys of
the Christian church. Prizes were
won by Leonard Kinkaid, Gifford
Mitchell and Curtsi Eglent.
Miss Emma Tweedt retuned from
a visit at Genesee, Idaho. %
Dorothy Turner, Evelyn Serier,
Jeanette Huntington. Ruth Steven
son, Della Hudnall, Margaret Ap
penzellar and Avis Paulson were the
Services .
First there’s the weather. Next the highlights of
whathappmedintheworldtlfisweek. Washington
new: takes a column. The state get: live stories.
The country gets seven, and a half-dozen neigh
boring communities are covered.
jeasonable foods. Market and crop conditions are
reported. Hollywood and the current radio pm
.rams are noted.
Fourteen merchants, manufacturers and other
businesses offer their various goods and services—
everything from cars and electric refrigerators to
I freckle ereaxn.
Births, deaths, marriages—church services,
women's club meetings and lodge gatherings are
fisted. The comings and goings of the neighbors,
the accidents, the good fortune and the changes.
The Robinsons are building a new garage. A new
jump is going into the filling station at the Corners.
girls who received an orange and
black K as a reward for playing
basketball. Erick Waldorf, Ralph
Stout, Philip Hitchcock, Fred
Krug and Marion Masters also re
ceived letters.
Mrs. Guy Story visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Kaltenbom
in Prosser.
Mrs. B. P. Cole entertained for
Richard Mounsey of Seattle, who
was here visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. Hoadley. -
Miss Prudence Bergman and Roy
Winkenwerder were married at the
home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. P. Bergman.
M S. Lewis was asked to deliver
the commencement address to the
senior class._ He chose "A Few Con
tradictions" as his subject. Mr.
Lewis. a. former superintendent of
the Kennewick schools was then a
state director for vocational guids
anoe for Idaho. ‘
The American Legion gave an
Easter dance in the K. P. hall.
Joe Martin represented Kenne
wick at a baseball meeting held in
Sunnyside. Kennewick was in the
Yakima Valley League.
The residents of Beaches and
Menhenick’s additions asked to have
the city water piped to that part of
the city. l
The owners of the Olmsted addi
tion asked to have that property
added to the city limits.
The Kennewick concert band was
reorganized with F. L. Young as
The “Fem,” an ice cream parlor.
wa_s_ gpexged by Jack Carder.
Phil G. Wamock was district
president of the Odd Fellows lodge,
which held a semi-annual conven
tion here. I“. A. Swingle, R. R. Woo-:1-
Save Your
The Old Reliable Optometrist
Permanently Located in
Ei'es examined. glasses fitted
to relieve eye strain and head
aches. Satisfaction guaran
teed. Better fltted glasses for
less money.
Office and Residence
319 First Avenue
PHONE 1361
page country weekly news
paper which has a cinnalation of
Its publisher, himself, will be sur
prised to learn that within those
four pages he has rendered each one
ofthe6oofamilieshereachee one
hundred definite services!
en, J. Kelley DePriest and Dr. F.
M. Crosby all took part in the con
The Library Association asked the
city to take over the library.
The Nile club entertained about
150 guests at a St. Patrick's day
Mrs. E. M. Sly entertained the
Woman‘s club at her home near
the S. P. & S. depot.
About sixty residents of Kenne
wick went to Yakima to celebrate
the Opening of the North Coast
The church at Finley was almost
completed and the members expect
ed to set the date of the dedication
i C. A. Crawford was the new agent
at the N. P. station taking the place
of Mr. Hoppel.
Miss Louise Gravenslund assisted
at the H. M. Ashbaugh sale.
Two pictures were presented to
the high school by the Woman's
club and the ladies literary club.
The pictures were “The Manuscript
Book" and “Oral Tradition." The
picture “Washington Crossing the
Deieware" which was won by the‘
There are many
different kinds of
headache or causes
for headache and
taking pain- killing
med icmes on]? tem
porarily atil a na
ture's warning to
The, habits of different kinds of headache tell
your doctor a great deal about the can and
only a trained physician can distinguiseh be.
tween the serious headache and the one result
ing from some transient condition.
There are the various kinds of headaches
caused from kidney trouble. high blood prressure.
care strain, syphiliséioxic con itions. here is
t e migraine or “si headache.” which in itself
can be caused by any one of a number of things,
and assumes man different forms. "Toxic
headlight: can aesulifmliiggctions in tthe teetdh,
tons' appen ix. a er. prosta e clan s
or anywhere else in the body.
Have your Pb 'cisn search for the cause of
persistent handgun.
Listen to the Radio Health
programs over KUJ Walla
Walla---1:45 p.m. Tuesdays
m boy. vilit'm; hi- puenu. talk of B. h
The editor is mind I mtg-Wt
{or an: mm denfint {a the ulna. c'm
Multiply this by mono-then an the any
weenie; Add n couple of Mama! Mia and
tion: on their news. No manta, no can'to, no
cannon. no “comment-W” iron u h
I believe American. want find: papen dill
newspapers which merit “haunted“-
The Intact-mic and dictatorial W
with their gagged editors ofl'er a mighty poor
substitute for this little 4-903: Americ- lem
"073: The Nev-mac Paw-hm Cancun-n. “all
of ova 350 le-d‘n. American I‘m. publilha these
m simultaneunly each week. The force which unite
Thursday. Maren 27. 10.1 I
pupils of the Irradv school “1h
cont art exhibit was prawns“
Mrs. C. O. AHdPl‘h’Wl. "
Judge 0. R. Nulcomb m
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the home of hxs brother, ‘
comb. C. L 80:.
Mrs. W. R. Weisvl. who
Spokane for an operation '2‘ h
ported as recm'em’ng nicely "
The Woman's club 1‘
plea to the Cxty Councilpamm '
the old livery stable on second man"
be removed.
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