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The Kennewick courier-reporter. [volume] (Kennewick, Wash.) 1939-1949, April 10, 1941, Image 2

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BBMINISCENSES
Being Items Called From Our
Files of Ten. Twenty and Thirty
Years Ago.
TEN YEARS AGO—I93I
The P. O. department installed a
street collection box at the comer
ol__W;.:hifziztAon and Eighth Ave. E.
Vance Holcomb spent Easter va
cation with his parents. Vance was
the assistant editor of the Medford
Times.
The Green Garden Pickle Co. of
Lyle, Washington opened up a fac
tory in the brick building on Front
Street.
Mrs. Lydia Stickle was brought
home from the Linn hospital, where
she underwent an operation on her
hand.
The golf club played tournaments
with Prosser and Pasco.
The Business Girls decided to hold
the Apple Blossom Festival at the
Highland clubhouse on May 2.
The grade sch-001 celebrated the
annual field day in the city park.
The Kiwanis club entertained the
Farmers in the district as a ban-:
quet held at the Hotel Kennewick. i
A potato chip factory was estab
lished by George Stradford in the ;
Garden Tracts. ~
Wm. Price was given a birthday
party by his neighbors and friends
in East Kennewick.
TWENTY YEARS 1160— 1921
Mrs. J. C. Hogan visited her
daughter, Mrs. Wm. Mahoney, who
lived in Grandview.
Mrs. Blanch Bushnell visited with
Viola Rankin over the week end.
Mickey Fellon of the U. S. N. visit
ed home folks.
Ross Wililsey spentetaoiane'lde
Mrs. Carl Deffenbaugh, who has
been ill was much improved.
Florence Oliver and Illa Campbell
were among the officers selected at
the Business Girls club meeting. ‘
The Kennewick high school teach
ers entertained the grade school
teachers with an April Fools party
at the J. H. Siegfried home. _
B. B. Plowman of Minot, N. D.
purchased the interest of G. M.
Annls in the Interstate Realty Co.
Mrs. Guy Haydon entertained the
ladies of the O. E. S. at a. Kensingm
hon tea. I
Mrs. Beatrice Sherk spent a two
weeks vacation in Spokane.
The Baptist Missionary Society
entertained at a luncheon at the
home of Mrs. F. J. Arnold in honor
of Miss Lucile Withers. I
THIRTY YEARS AGOG—l9ll
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Kennewick and Pasco played base
hall on the local field.
The district conventions of the
Officers Elected in
Final School Meeting
BENTON CITY—The Benton Coun
ty Educational Association held
their final meeting of the school
year Wednesday evening in the Ki
ona-Benton Community hall. One
hundred and five persons were
served dinner by the grange wo
men. ‘
On the program was a trumpet
trio, Helen Acord, Joyce Jacobs and
Wayne Hanson; a tap dance by
Blanche Wickers, accompanied by
Miss Vera Smith; a saxaphone solo
by Andrew Johnson of Prosser, ac
companied by Charles Gray, also of
Prosser; a vocal trio, Mrs. M. W.
Roop, Mrs. Gordon Ralph and Mrs;
P. M. Can Slyck, with Mrs. c. E.
Morgan as accompanist. Mrs. Pearl
Wanamaker, state superintendent of
public instruction, who was to be
guest speaker was ill and Eric Lind
man, statistician of the state super
intendent’s office, spoke in her place,
giving a resume of the educational
laws passed by the legislature at the
last session.
At the election of officers Supt. A.
J. Manousos of White Bluffs was
elected pmident; Erie Whitehead of
Richland, retiring president, became
vice president, Mrs. Alice Moede of
White Bluffs, secretary and treas
urer; Supt. C. B. McFadden of Han
ford, is representative of the admin
istrators, Charles Asbury of Kenne
wick, junior-senior division; 0. C.
Cahill of Prosser. intermediate
grades; Miss Leah Kirkpatrick of
Hover, primary and Mrs. Deborah
Daman of Prosser. rural.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dvorak were
Grandview visitors Friday.
J. E. Druen of Kiona was in Con
nell Saturday to attend the funeral
services for Mrs. Jack Coons.
Inspection Free
For Your
WATCH
BY
E. H. Behrman
Watchmaku' 8: Jeweler
Once a year your watch de
serves a thorough inspection.
Bring it in—we will examine
your timepiece free. and tell
you if cleaning. adjustments
or new parts are needed.
Estimates are given without
obligation.
E. H. Behrman
J EWELER
Kennewick PHONE 2501
Knights of Pythias and the Modern
Woodmen of America were held here.
Washington Street was oiled for
the first time. .
The boy scouts organization was
formed with E. L. Ely as Scout
Master. The members of the com-l
mittee to help the boys consisted of
Messrs. Lockerby, Mou-lton, Schultz,
Bartlett, Wettlaufer, Lynch and Dr.
Hewetson.
The mill east of town was built.
Wm. Helm, one of the owners, was,
here overseeing the work.
The city council voted to give
$17.50 a month to help Support the 1
library. ‘
The [peach orchards were in full 4
bloom in and around Kennewick. 1
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ole Brue, a
son.
The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs”
moved into the Masonic hall in the
Reed building.
Vancouver Family Buy
Benton Confectionery
BENTON CITY—Mr. and Mrs.
Earle Howard of Vancouver, B. C.,
who have been here ten days pur
chased the Benton City Confection
ery from Howard’s brother J. 0.
Howard and took possession Tues
day. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Howard
and children are moving to their
ranch at the edge of town.
The Earle Howards are former
residents. Mrs. Howard is a neice
of Mrs. Henry Christensen of Yak-1
ima but formerly a Benton City
highland resident.
Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Hartman took
their son, Glen, back to his school
at Outlook Sunday evening after
a week end visit here.
‘ Friday evening eleven members of
’the Junior class and their advisor,
Miss Evelyn Moore, had a Wiener
and marshmellow roast at Sacaja
, wea .park near Pasco. On the way
home they stopped at the Clover
llsland Marine Yard at Kennewick
and inspected the .barge being built.
Donald Brooks, Jack Smith and
George mand drove cars.
A. F. Johnson and son Raymond I
have taken several loads of bees to 1
Wenatohee and placed them in the
orchards there. Tommy Mathews
accompanied them on the trip.
Miss Phyllis Smith is able to be up
after a three weeks illness.
Fred W. Vinson of Yakima, post
ofifice inspector, was here Monday
afternoon and evening and checked
in O. B. Gwin as postmaster. A. E.
Scott is the retiring postmaster af
ter serving ten years. Mrs. Gwin
is assisting her husband in his
war .
Mr. and Mrs. James K. Brown and
family of Kettle Falls were Satur
day guests of Brown’s mother, Mrs.
Belinda Brown. Theye were accom
panied here by Bert Mollnder also
of Kettle Falls and John Molinder of
Kennewick.
The Benton County Educational
association had’ a dinner meeting
Wednesday evening at the Kiona-
Benton Community hall. Mrs. Pearl
‘Wanamaker, state superintendent
of schools, was the speaker and the
annual election of officers was held.
The local Yakima Fruit Growers
association shipped their first as
paragus Thursday evening. The
three crates were from the T. B
Kendall patch. With the continued
warm weather the shipments are in
creasing each day.
The peach and cherry trees are
in full bloom.
The high school soft ball team
motored to Casey Friday afternoon
and were defeated 3 to 2 by Colum
bia. high m their first conference
game.
Mr. and Mrs. Kermlt Racket
(Waunita Harmon) and son and
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rucker (Ella
Combs) and gson returned Sunday
from Snohomist where they have
been several months. They will re
main here.
Mrs. Elsie Marquis returned to
Prosser Tuesday after two days
here looking after her property.
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wishes to invite the many friends to come and look over the New Arrivals
before purchasing an Easter outfit. Everything that’s new for men 69’ women
COATS AN D SUITS
—for ladies and the junior Miss—navies, blacks and
pastels—every one a perfect garment.
$10.95 and Up ,
HATS are beautiful this Spring a. veritable flower
garden—ail colors—felts and straws.
$1.95 and Up. . .
HOSE‘
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Spring
Shades
Nylons
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79c
SI.OO
$1.35
GLOVES in blues, navies, biege, pink and reds—wash
able—sl.oo. WASHABLE Dom—sl.9s and $2.95
BAGS—in all colors, capeskins and calf, patents and cloth.
SI.OO and up.
THE CLOTHIER
THE KENNEWICK, (WASH.) COURIER-REPORTER
MARJONES—aII the new spring shades
and styles—navies and sheets
$17.95 and $19.95
The new Slack Suits are here—“ Bobby
Play Tags” in attractive combinations.
$1.95 and UD.
Also separate cotton gabardine Slacks
for general wear—79c and up.
“Carol Slraigs”
“Minx MOdes’,
are here, too. Biggest values on
the market today. More style
and dress for your money than
you can find anywhere. We
especially invite you to come in
and see these two fine lines.
A complete array of new
Spring Skirts, Blouses, Sweaters
and Loafer Coats in all the pastel
shades. Also an interesting line
of plaid fitted jackets. These are
beautiful in design and coloring
—fine tailoring. Match them
with one of our skirts and you
have a complete outfit.
BAXLEY WASH SlLKS—that
ever-ready utility dress—are
more beautiful than ever this
Spring. Priced from
$3.95 Up
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In the newest pastels—just
the right dress for the
Spring Dance
87.95
Come in and fit one on.
New Patterns in
ARR O W
Dress Shirts and Sport
Shirts
Any well dressed man will
appreciate
HIC K O K
Jewelry, Suspenders and Belts
Interwoven Socks
MUNSIN G W E A R
Shirts and Shorts
We carry the strongest work
suspenders on the market, 50c
One lot of 50c values in
SUSPE N D E R S
' Specialat
25c
We Carry a Complete
.Line of
WORK
CLOTHES
combining guality and
price.
FORMALS
LADIES’ SHOES—
In the shoe depart
ment down stairs
you’ll find the new
styles and shades in
sport and dress.
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New Spring Suits, u‘nion-made by Keller, Hem
Thompson, one of the leading tailoring companies of
America. Best of pre-shrunk woolens, ,muho
Hymo facing, hand tailored to really fit. Full dull
models in double breasted; also semi-drape in M
breasted; as well as the 3-button single busted.“
in the new, pleasing shades. Splendid values at-
Closing Out 30 Only CURLEE SUN
at $22.50 and $24.50
SLACKS—We have them in gabardine and W
Cords—also a complete line of tailored sport o'.“
and loafer coats.
Every Young MW
Portia Hats
The outstanding style but: of
America—{enuine fur felts;
rain-proofed, Protecto sweat
bands—4B.9s.
J. B. STETSON HATS—New
Spring shades and styles—see the
new Stetson STRATOLINER,
PANTS SPECIAL—2O pair Cords and maul
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In WEYENBERG and FLORSHEIM SHOES we!!!"
all the latest styles and shades as well as the '1
military Styles and dress shoes. Prices 33-95 ”fit
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any pnce.
WORK SHOES—Special values at sags—all V:
W in leather soles, cord and combination. SO.”
these are values to $5.
We also carry the famous BUCK-HECK watt "1"
on orthopedic lasts, fitted
widths. These are kind to your
feet and cheapest in the long
run.
A' few pair of dress oxfords
and 6-inch work shoes to
clear at— 3135 A
KENNEWICK
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