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Honeymooners Return
From Yellowstone
ROVER—Mr. and Mrs. John
Nunn returned Sunday from their
honeymoon trip through the Yel
lowstone park and various places
enroute. They report a grand and
glorious time.
We are sorry to hear of Mrs. Tom
Lawton's illness and hope she will
be up and about soon.
Carl Evans. who has been in the
hwpital at Spokane the .past week
is improving satisfactorily. We hope
for his speedy recovery. -
Miss :Alyce Schubert of Seattle is
a house guest of her brother. Mr.
and Mrs. Austin Buhdbert.
Mr. and Mrs. George Mclntyre
spent the week-end at the home of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. 8. Mo.
Intyze.
Mrs. Fred Nelson, Miss Delph
Harmon of Kennewick .and. Dr.
Leonard oi Cleveland, Ohio were
Thursday evening callers at me Guy
Nelson homes.
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Blair visited
at the Alvin Dye home Sunday
Mrs. C. Thotman entertained a.
'group of young {mks Friday eve
" ning in honor of Miss Thelma Asn
by. who left Sunaay for Spokane,
where she is employed. An enjoy
' able evening was spent and refresh
' meats served.
Mrs. Carl Evans and Mr. C. B.
.Ashby motored to Wallula Mon
day evening Ito visit with Mrs. Ash
by. who is employed on one of the
..boat';
Mr. and Mrs. John Cochran re
turned Wednesday from Yakima,
"where they enjoyed a family re
"union of the Cochran family at the
uGrover Montague hoane.
About forty relatives and friends
participated in the happy reunion
and some of those who attended are
Mrs. Onmie McCarthy .of Nome,
Alaska.
Mrs. Zenna Higgins of Palo Alto,
California, Rev. and Mrs. Bergen
of Davenport, Wash, Mr. and Mrs.
Bay Shinn of Ganfield, Idaho, Mr.
and Mrs. Einar Erickson, Mr. and
Mrs. Bob McCoy and daughter, of
, Wenatchee. John McCoy of Camp
Fort Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Bert
marble and son at Alpha and Mrs.
Sidney Cochran, daughters, of Spo
kane.
Mrs. E. Monon and son visiated
Mrs. Guy Nelson Wednesday after
. noon.
Rev. J. H. Bennett will hold serv
ices during the month of July at
the My church. Sunday school at
no, services at I'l.
Bud Mdlntyre of Anacortes is
visiting 113 parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. S. Mclntyre.
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WASHINGTON
Hardware 6' Furniture Co.
Ditch Digger
Still at Large
after 45 Years
Because he started to dig the ditch
which was to bring the life-giving
irrigation water to Kennewick, Newt
Potter was arrested. He was per
mitted to remain at large on a twen
ty-dollar :bail to be paid when call
ed 'for. That was about forty-five
years ago and the justice hasn’t
called for the twen’ty'yet, he recalled
yesterday.
' Potter, who came to Kennewick
53 years ago, now lives at Ellensburg
where he raises beautiful flowers.
He homesteaded a quarter section
of land about 'two and a half miles
above town on the river road. His
home was located about where the
J. H. Woods place is, between the
hill and the river. -
Charles Lum and C. J. Beach, with
‘Potter, were the first directors of
the Kennewick Irrigation district,j
he said. Because of a conflict be
tween the old Northern Pacific Ir
rigation Co. and the local group,
much depended upon who dug the
first c'irt *for the canal. rWith H. J.
Snively of Yakima, as attorney, the
three directors and some other local
Citizens went to the headgates with
shovels, picks and other tools to
steal a march on the N. P. I. in the
dead of night.
The latter had a crew camped
there and hearing the noise busted
out to :find out what it was all
about. but Potter had already dug
the star-t and they got away with it,
although stopped (by the order from
the justice of the peace at Kiona.
He says he was working in Pasco
a while later than that and "shot
off his mouth” about the way the
-bohunks were robbing everybody.
Said he’d have the gang busted up
in a week if HE was cop. So they
made him deputy sherif-f and he
had six roughnecks in the little six
by eight jail ‘before night—broke
up the ring and finally got appoint
ed constable for Pasco.
Potter is a great one to talk, al
though he has an advantage in
that he can’t hear the replies. He
claims he is known far and wide as
‘The Father df Kennewick” because
of his work in starting the ditch. He
remembers a lot of the old “timers
and among the names he was able
to recall twere Sandermans, Lums,
Clements, Martins, Conways, Beach,
Emigh, Rosencranz and several
others.
So far, apparently, Switzerland
doesn’t have anything that Hitler
wants.
YOUR WEEK’S WASH ' z!~
WASHED—RINSED—DAMP-DRIED!
Put your clothes in, set a dial and take them
out—ready for the line! That’s all there is to
a Bendix‘ "washday." Your hands need never
touch water. Bending over set-tubs, lifting '
soggy clothes, soaking your hands in water— -
all the drudgery is ended! Your Bendix takes
over the.iob each week—the dial takes your
place at the machine!
? PROVED BY 36,000,000 '
‘ WORKLESS WASHINGS!
36 million workless washings in the homes
\ of over 175,000 Bendix owners prove Bendix
superiority. Why not begin now to en
joy the freedom—the glowing health}—
the economy your Bendix neighbors!
already share? ‘
FOR A FREE TRIAL!
Ladies Discuss Fitting
And Altering Patterns
Guy Travis, entertained the local
3-H club last Wednwday. Roll call
topics was “Boners in Sewing.” The
club is planning their picnic to be
at the Prosser park.- August 24th.
After the usual potluck luncheon,
Mrs. J. Tomaske presented the pro
ject topic of fitting and altering
patterns. This meeting took the
place of the July session so there
will be no business meeting until
September, to be held at the home
of Mrs. Ralph Burkhart with Mrs.
R. R. 'Wooden assisting.
Mrs. E. H. Mdßee gave a family
dinner last Tuesday, honoring the
seventh :birthday of her grandson,
Howard Christian. Guests present
were Mrs. Winnie Christian and
Roger Reed of Sunnyside, Mr. and
Mrs. Marioe Mcßee and children,
A'iberta Gaustead and Mrs. Ellis
Dorothy of Tekoa.
More Granaries are being built
this week. Ralph Wooden has put
in the foundations for five steel
him. A large granary is being built
at the E. H. Mcßee ranch under
the supervision of John Ohesley and
Clinton Mcßee.
The James Belan family is pick
ing berries this week in the Whit
'stran district.
Mr. and Mrs. IW. C. Travis. Mr.
and Mrs. J. Tomaske and children
and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Travis
motored to Hermiston, Oregon on
Sunday of last week and picnicked
with the Glen Case :family.
Mr. .and Mrs. Henry Smith and
children, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Leibel
and sons, Calvin and Lester of
Kennewick spent last Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith.
Prisoners in Luxury
New York City—The enormous
price America pays for crime, once
estimated by the American Bar As
sociation at $15,000,000,000 a year, is
emphasized in this city’s newest sky
scraper Criminal Courts Building
COSting $20,000,000, the luxurious edi
fice is 17 stories high, has 25 two
story court rooms and 835 cells. In
order that prisoners, overwhelming
ly alien or of first- generation alien
origin, may have the best of every
thing America affords, the new
crime center includes beautifully
equipped religious chapels on a re
volving stage, a modern hospital
with costly dental services, an ultra
modern diet kitchen for criminals
desiring special tid—lbits, a roof
garden and dae-luxe nurses apart-i
men-ts. Prisoners are thoughtfully;
screened from public wservance‘
and enjoy express elevator service.
The taxpayer, in passing, pays the
bill. , . 9“
THE KENNEWICK. (WASHJ COURIER-REPORTER
Urge Increased
Farm Production
Milk, chickens, eggs
and pork are on list
Family—type farmers and small
operators cooperating in the Bén
‘ton County Famm Security Adminis
tration program are being urged to
increase production of milk. chick
ens, eggs and pork this year to in
crease their incomes and share in
the expanding market for these pro
ducts resulting from the Department
of Agriculture’s “Food for Defense,”
says J. A. Branting‘ham, County F'SA
Supervisor.
‘Becretary of Agriculture Claude
R. Wickard, has announced that
prices at these commodities will be
supported through department pur
chases on the following levels (Ohi
cago market): Hogs. $9 a hundred;
butter, 31 cents a pound; eggs. 22¢
a dozen, and chicken, 15¢ a pound,”
Brantingham said.
Supplies acquired 'by the depart
ment will be used for lease lend
food aid to Britain and other coun
tries, Red Cross shipments, distri
‘bution to needy and destitute fam
ilies through state welfare agencies,
:free sdhool lunches, and release on
the market in case of unwarranted
speculative price rises Increased
home consumption of these products
will also be urged to build a health
ier America and strengthen our
home defense efforts." 1
ESA families can support the
“Food :for Defense” program with
little change in present farm plans
or outlay of additional funds, ex
plamed Branting-ha-m through add
ed {feeding for sustained egg pro
duction and increased milk produc
tion, saving their best heifer calves,
savng additional pigs for fall breed
ing or planning additional fall far
rowings. Where substantial changes:
in farm plans are considered, they‘
should be carefulLv reviewed with‘
the ISA office. !
New Drivers’
Llcenses Due Soon
Operators with low
numbers take exams
Auto operators’ licenses will ex
pire July 31st and the Washington
State Patrol is now issuing renewals
as well as giving examinations for
new licenses. 'lihe crew will be at
the Kennewick city hall on Tues
days. and Fridays from nine o'clock
until noon and all day Saturdays.
They will be at the community
hall at Benton City from 9 until
noon on July 2. 9 and 23rd. At
81ch on Wednesday, July 16
from 9 until noon. ‘
All license bearers numbered un-}
der 500,000 must be re-examined
soon, so it is’advisable to take the}
examination at the time of renew-1
ing the license. Those who havel
lost their licenses can secure a tem
porary clearance card at no cost
upon application to the department.
Licenses issued since the 16th of
this l-month will carry through to:
two years.
July 18 Set for ~
Field Day at ' .
Exp. Station
Friday, July 18 is the date of the
zlst Annual 'Field Day at the Irri
gation Branch Experiment Station
according to a re'oent announcanent
by H. P. Singleton. superintendent.
With the increased interest in both
present and future irrigation agri
culture in the state, there has been
a steady growth in the experimental
work at the station. This growth has
been possible through a larger star-f
and a broadened program of co-;
operative work with various agen-i
cies, particularly Divisions of the
United States Department of Agri
culture. 7
While Ifarmers and others who are
interested" in irrigation agriculture
make frequent use of the experi
mental results through visits to the
station and correspondence, Field
Day offers the greatest opportunity
to get a general picture of the en
tire investigational program. Not
only will all cooperating agencies in
cluding the Washington Agriculture
Experiment Station. and the divis
ions of the United ’States Depart
ment of Agriculture will be at the
station to take part in the direction
of field trips and discussions of the
experimental work.
Field trips will start at 9 am.
and will continue throughout the
day. Also numerous exhibits will
be used to show experimental re
sults. Each visitor will have an
cpporiunity to see those parts of the
experimental work in which he is
most interested. ,
Everyone is invited to bring a
picnic lunch and spend the entire
day an; the station. The Prosser
Commercial Club will serve free
coffee and iced tea.
Witts of California
Guests of Local Friends
£49?th P?“ W???)
HIGHLANDS—Mr. and Mrs. Tim
Witt. accompanied by his daughter
Miss Marjorie Wibt. arrived last
Wednesday from California. The
Witt’s are guests of Mrs. W. H.
Witt in the Valley. While Miss
Marjorie is visiting her grandmother
Mrs. Minnie Twens with whom she
made her home here several years
fig33min Malinder who has been a
guest of his daughter. Mrs. Art
carpenter,_left Wednesday for Yak
ima. .
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Green motored
to Prosser last Friday. They were‘
evening dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Kenne and daughter Miss;
Edna.
LETTERS FROM
THE PEOPLE
A TEACHER SPEAKS
“Gentlemen cry ‘Peace. peace,” but
there is no peace."
We all want it. None of us want
to send our sons. hquands and bro
thers to the front. None of us want
to see the country at war. However.
we want our liberties. our Christian-
Sty, our homes. not only for our
selves. but for our children and our
posterity.
Therefore we must stand ready
with a united front to the enemy of
those standards to fight for than.
to sacrifice for them. If we pre
pare our defenses. training our
youth, build up our navy, our m
guard. our air force. increase our
F 8.1., anny, home guard and all
stand ready. we can come nearer
keeping peace without fighting than
if we quibble and argue among our
selves.
Teachers in schools. instmctors
in college. educators everywhere
have a duty. Instead of filling the
minds of the youth with a hodge
podge of half-learned miscellaneous
facts. they must teach each child
to think—to think clearly and to
reason. In history. they should show
how and why this nation came into
existence. how its founders sought
the best of all govemments to make
ours. By debates. the pupils should
reason for themselves the advan—
tages of our Democracy. Only thus
can our youth stand united with us
to preserve our country. pcaceable. it
possible; yes, if possible.
The peace we must seek is among
oumelm. tolerance. understanding
—no mob hysteria. no Sixth Column
or Vigilantes or .Klu Kluxes. We
must have unity and peace among
ourselves to show such a itmeaten
ingfacetotheenemythathedare
not attack. 1
—Prances McNall.
Dear Editor:
, Wewereailsodistressedtoleem
of the burning of our parents home
there in Kennewick. Since we all
‘ live so far away. it was impossble
for us to give them the immediate
help they ”fly needed. 80 will
you kindly our friends thru
your paper for helping our folks?
‘ You might print the following:
:‘We. the children of Bruce end
Allie Lampson wish to express our
sincerest appreciation to all friends
who helped our parents after the
burning of their home on the Hidi
tends.
Mr. Meet lawman, male. ow
Mrs. Don Peter, Butte. Mont. ;
Mr. Lee Lennon. Coulee Dun. ;
Mrs. Gene Burton. El Pasco. m 1
. Mr. and Mrs. W have also
asked us to express for them their
most. sincere appreciation to en the
friends and new who assisted
grim after and at the time of the
California Guests at
The Parkison Home
(Lea: Out Last Week)
' BENTON crrr— Mr. and Mn.
Claude Brown and two children of
Martinez, Colin, came Saturday to
visit Mrs. Brown's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. P. E. Partisan. Twila Perti
sonwhohasmsdeherhomewith
her aunt for two years came with
them to visit her lather. Babb
Parasol: end her brothers and sis
ter.
Robb Pulley of the M George
Wright 000 camp came Monday to
spend this week at his home.
Miss Irene Taylor left Wednes
day for her home at Harsh alter
several weeks here while pecking
cherries and visiting at the homes
of her grandmother, Mrs. Prank
Orth and her uncle. Preston Brooks.
Mrs. Oral Montgomery. Petty and
Douglas Montgomery and Helen
gm were Yakima visitors Tues
y.
' Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Armstrong.
daughter Iris Marker. son Duane
of Ahtanum came Friday for a
visit with Mrs. Armstrong's mother.
Mrs. Frank Orth. Armstm re
turned home Sunday evening, Mrs.
Armstrong and children remained
here for the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Silas Brand and
daughter, Marjorie of Anacortes
were Tuesday overnight guests 0
Brands cousin. Mrs. Roy Henson.
they were enroute home from a
trip to Coulee dam.
Ship Program Ahead
Washington—With munition mak
ing bogged down because of labor
racketeering. the Maritime Com
mission announced with consider
able pride that the emergency ship
bufldingprogramisfrommtono
days ahead of schedule. There are
312 cargo ships on the ways in nine
shipyards, and instead of delivering
only one ship in December, as or
iginally planned. at least 10 will be
ready for operation by the end of
the year. Repairs are also being
rushed on the sabotaged Italian
ships recently seized in U. 8. ports.
Defense Lag Criticized
Washington—Commenting on the
failures and delays of the nation's
defense program, the House Com
mittee on Military Affairs bluntly
placed much of the responsibility
on the Administration’s preoccupa
tion with "social reform rather than
with national security." The report
is highly critical of the Administra
tion's policy of creaing “another
board. only to add to the confusion
of the assortment of agencies we
now have."
Youth Most Careless
Chicago—ln its annual analysis of
automobile accidents. the highest
percentage of fatalities. according
to the National Safety Council. in
volved drivers in the 20 to 25 year
old group. Next highest group were
those of 65 years and over.
Immunization Clinic
To Be at School House
BENTON ClTY—fin immuniza
tlon clinic will be held at the school
house Frldny. July 11 from 9 am.
to 12 mm. with Dr. J. G. Wood of
Prosser. assistant county physician
and Miss Lois Shumcke of Kenne
wick. county nurse. in charge. As
sisting will be Mrs. Harry Flem
ing. Mrs. Robert Johnson and Mn.
W. A. DeGood.
Immunization mlnst typhoid fe
ver, aiphthern and anal] pox will
be administered to people of all
ages in the community. A charge of
ten cents will be nude for each Im
muutzatlon to my (01' the cost of
the serum.
Mrs. George Haskell spent the
weekend with her daughter. Mr.
E. 1!. Graham at Plymouth.
Mr and Mrs. fiermm F. Smith,
daughter Phyllis and Marjorie
Grending. were Yakimn visitors on
Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. c. E. Margm were
Sammy guests of Mrs. Margaux: sis
ter, Mrs. Fred Russell at Grand
mew. Mrs. George Chase. mother
of Mrs. Morgan. returned home with
them to visit here this week.
Mrs. Erma Tunis left Sunday for
Osldemiale to cook (or a harvest
crew.
Mr. and Mrs. George Wilcox of
Los Angeles left Monday tor Idaho
after a week here at the home of
Mrs WL'coxs mother. Harry Rus
sell. They will return to tact: home
by way of Salt Lake City. . Mrs.
Florence Monroe. also or Los Ar.-
geles. who came with the Wilccx's.
left last week for Portland and Se
uttle after a two day visit with her
uncle. She continued to her home
from the coast.
Kenneth Lyons 0! mm.
Kansas came Sunday tn visit his
sister. Mrs. Allen aux-mon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Druen and
Miss wry Welland were in wan
Wall: 'l‘uu-dny.
Donald Planing end Harold Shae
mnker are at Turk (or a several
week's any with Donud's great
grandfather.
Mrs. Elsie Honk hu Gino-ed of
her sawmill st Davenport and is
here for an extended visit with her
sister. firs. Archie mm.
nthryn and M Baa-Inn are
mung aur mt. m. m
m at mainland.
Former Local Girl
Weds in Olympia
The wedding of mu union Hey
domdemhterotm.ondun.auy
John mydon d Butler's Cove, for
merly o! Aha-deem to Mr. James 1.
Davidson of Olympie, son at Mrs.
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mwokphoeuwndeyJuneaet
4 o'clock in at. John'e Episcopal
chumh with the Rev. Jen-em attic
leting.
After July 15. the young ample:
willllveintheirnewhuneotaln‘
Hadley street in Olympia. The!
bride attended Wellington State}
college and Wm Wuhingtom
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THREE BIG DAYS, July 4. A
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See .the parade, go swimming, play : '1 g:
picnics—they’ll all make you hungry. ’ .
sure to eat plenty of bread—the most . ‘
food yet found. Bread is your best fond; ‘
contains all the vital elements.
health and vitality. Especially ls thll
Belair’s Better Bread ,
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Enriched with Vitamin B-1 and iron. 1’“ .y if
by the U. S. government as necessary 5-
extra stresses of our times. Be .sure to l
Belair’s better Bread with the Vltal '
the Wheat restored.
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