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SEEN 6m HEARD
‘ -ON ——
MAIN smin
'SPATESMAN: One who doesn't
care what nation he ofifends as
long as you do the fighting.
The true horrors of war came
home to many men when they
discovered that their local pa
per had printed their middle
names with their registration
numbers.
“Yes, my man," explained the
recxuiting sergeant to a. red-nosed
prospect for the army. “Uncle Sam
is ready to provide you with the
necessities of life."
‘Thash fine," shuttered the tipsy
gent. “Do we get -it in pints or
quarts?”
Sentry: “According to this pass
you’re two «hours late.”
Selecbee: “Darn that corporal! He
told me you couldn't read English!”
Sentry: “The dirty so-and-so! He
promised me he wouldn’t tell any
body!”
Definition
STATEGY: To keep on firing
even though your ammunition sup
ply is exhausted.
Captain: “Did you enjoy your
leave,oLientenant?"
Paymaster Lietutenant: “Yes, but
there’s nothing like the feel of a
good desk under your feet again.”
Worried Mother: “How old are
thosehosbessesmyboyisaptto
meet when he goes to camp?”
Draft Board Official: “Old enough
to be discreet, madam.”
Worried Mother: “Don’t lie to me,
young fellow! No woman ever lived
that long!” -
Sfiailor: “Yes, ma’am. That’s a. man
ao’war.”
Lady: “Indeed! And what’s the
little ship just in front?”
Sailor: “Oh, that just a. tug.”
Lady: “Yes, of course. A tug of
war. I’ve often heard of them.”
Sergeant: “Did you sleep well on
your 001:? I'm afraid it was a bit
hard and uneven, but—”
Recruit: “It was all right, sir. I
:got up during the night and rested
.a. little.”
A general and a colonel were
walking down a company street at
the fort. Every time they passed a
private, he saluted, they returned
the salute, and the colonel muttered,
‘The same to you.” Finally, the
_xmeral’s curiosity got the better of
Jain: and he asked the colonel, “Why
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do you say that?” “Well.” replied
the colonel, “I yas a private once
myself and I know what they are
thinking.”
The General got sick at the
banquet last night . . . from
things in general.
Veteran: ‘fiPull yoursel ‘ftogebher,
old man. Don‘t you know you are
wearing Uncle Sam's uniform?”
Dra‘ftee: “Say, that must be it. I
knew it, wasn’t made for me.”
“V” as far as the average
soldier is concerned, does not
stand for Victory, but for
Vituals.
lst Draftee: “You know, I feel
like I’d like to punch that hard
boiled top sergeant in the nose
again.”
2nd Draftee: “Again!”
Ist Draftee: “Yes, I felt like it
yesterday}?
General Sherman once was the
guest of honor at a banquet after
which a reception was held. Among
the line of people who filed in
and out to shake hands with the
great war hero, General Sherman
peca-eived a face that was very
familiar, but which he could not
place.
“Who are you?” he asked in an
apologetic aside, as he welcomed the
guest heartily.
The man blushed and murmured
behind a. deprecatory handi
“Made your shirts, sir.”
“Ah, of course,” exclaimed the
General proudly, and turning to the
receiving committee behind him:
"Gentlemen, allow me to present
Major Shurtz!” ‘
“Always fight the enemy with
his own weapons,” Dad Gum
mit advises. Wonder how long
it would take to Asting a wasp?
AVERAGE WIFE: One who will
treat her husband like rthirty cents
until some other woman wants him,
then demand thousands.
A placard on the Walls of 3 Cal
ifornia hotel in the gold rush days
of ’49 stated:
“Board must be paid in advance,
With beans, $36; without bums, 512.
“Salt free, potatoes for Sunday
dinner, pocketing prohibited.
‘Extra. charge for seats around
the bar room stove.
“Lodgers must find their own
straw. Beds on bar room floor re
served for regular pustomers.
“Lodgers must arise at 5 am. In
the barn, 6 pm.
“No fighting at table."
“Anyone violating the above rules
will be shot.”
Oscar Hassenpreffer’s speech at
the banquet went ofzf fine. Why
before he had half finished half of
the men there had gone out to tell
their {heads about it.
TERRIBLE JOLT—To turn all
of a sudden lfrom a college graduate
toamereguwlooktingforajob.
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Weedy Barb a Despoiler of Sheep Pelts and Meat
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‘ SPEAR-POINTED SEEDS of wild oats,
needle grass, poverty grasses, toxtail.
and bromes spell trouble in summer
and fall for sheepmen of the western
states.
Carcass and pelt (1). pierced by the
sharp awns.- are cut to half value or
less. (2) At first. the awns can be
spotted (in circle) by parting the
fleece. but having passed through the
pelt (3) they make a pincushion out of
it. By painstaking work the awns can
j be cut out singly (4). much in the
1 manner of trimming out pinteathers,
‘ but often whole strips of meat must be
! sacrificed (5). so that the carcass is
‘ rendered unsightly (6). -
“Weedy Barb." to give it a
name, is an- affliction grazing
animals contract on ranges and
pastures infested with awn
seeded grasses. Mechanical in
jury around the eyes and mouths
of grazing livestock is frequently
noticed, but in sheep the pelts'
and carcasses, pierced by thou
sands of barbs of weed seeds.
take a market loss of titty per
cent or more.
The sharp awns, or sheathea
encasing the seeds of wild oats.
little and wild barleys, toxtail.
brome grasses, needle grass. pov
erty grasses. and others, break
off in the fleece of sheep. work
their way through the hide. and
lodge in the flesh. Increase of the
trouble in recent years has given
rise to buyers' reports or “wild
oat lambs" from western states,
particularly California. Oregon,
Arizona. Montana. and Idaho.
In the green stage these forage
plants are succulent but in late
Local Rainbow Assembly
Hostesses to Picnic
The Kennewick Rainbow assem
bly were hostesses Wednesday eve
ning in the :park to a picnic supper
for the following assembiles: Pasco,
Walla Walla, Waitsburg and Day
ton. Later they enjoyed swimming
on the Kiwanis beach. The Kenne
wick assembly has been elected to
institute the new Presser assembly
on September.
THE KENNEWICK, (WASH.) COURIER-REPORTER
spring and summer the seeds
ripen and the rough awns catch
in the wool of sheep. Then. as
one packing house buyer relates,
“every movement of the anim’al
seems _to propel these needles
deeper until they reach the flesh
itself. where they [ester and
cause bloodshot circles an inch
or two in diameter."
Some or the animals die. liter.
ally stuck to death. The pelts of
others. looking like pincushions.
have no market. and may be car
ried a year before bringing 82.50
a dozen as No. 2 seedings.
“When lambs are killed within
a manth of the time the seed
barbs lodge in the wool. the car
casses are severely trimmed by
government inspectors." the
buyer states further. “which usu
ally leaves a badly mutilated
cutter worth about oneothlrd as
much as the ones tree of grass."
Good management of herds.
range. and pastures are the only
Last Rites Held For
Norton in California
mum BLUFFS—Funeral serv
ices of the late John E. Norton were
held in Bakersfield, California on
.Wednesday. The deceased was one
of the early residents on! the Priest
Rapids Valley, coming here from
Waterville in 19%. Several years
before the town was moved from the
river to its present location, he oper
ated the first meat market opened
in the valley. While here he married
Miss Mary Williams, whose bro
thers David and Daniel \A. Williams
are residing in White Bluffs. The
Nortons have made thier home in
Cantii, California for the past 20
years, where Mrs. Nor-ton for several
years served aggostm‘aster.
Mrs. Jane s w, who went to Be
attle with her daughter, Mrs. P. M.
Wheeler, will remain the guest of
her granddaughter, Mrs. Wilbur
Mortord for a month. Mrs. Wheeler
returned home Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Borden drove
to Walla Walla Saturday, accom
panied by Miss Shirley Barnes and
Glen Grisham, returning home the
same day.
Miss Bonnie Breeding, neice of
Mrs. R. S. Beene, who has been visit
ing at the Beene home for a week,
‘returned to her home in Selah last
gSunday.
| Visitors at the Shaun Kelly home
the first part of the week were Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Anderson of Strum,
Wisconsin, and Mr. and Mrs. Bud
Dutter of Elva, Wisconsin. Mrs.
Anderson and Mrs. Kelly were room
mates attending the normal school
at Eau Claire, where both were
school teachers before marriage.
Leaving Thursday «their guests con
tinued on a sight seeing tour of the
west.
_Miss Florence 'l‘arry arrived from
Seattle Monday and will spend her
vacation with her mother. Mrs. R. S.
Beene.
Lynn Brooks of the Carlton Nur
series. Carlton. Oregon, was in town
on busines Tuesday.
Thirteen Local Wells
Drilled in Benton City
BENTON CITY—John and Jake
Hollander and Ed Noonan of Top
penish moved their well-drilling ma
chinery Wednesday to Prosser to
drill some wells. They have been
here two and a half months and
drilled thirteen wells. Those hav
ing wells put down are George Mor
ton. Frank Ortht. Erwin Knowles.
Al Rhoados Preston Brooks, Law
rence Davis, .Fred Hanson. T. I.
Everet. Malcolm Kerr, A. E. Scott‘
land J. C. Howard. Howard had two
{wells put down. one at his ranch‘
lon Corral and the other at thel
‘ranch at the edge of town. i
| Mrs. Francis Snyder (Dorothea
Field) and daughter, Deloris or!
Long Beach. California, came Tues-i
day to visit Mrs. Snyder's grand
parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Peter
sen and other relatives
Mrs. Argus Hughes left Wednes
day by motor on a vacation trip to
the coast to be gone the remainder:
at the week. At Ellensburg she was
joined by her sister. Mrs. C. J.‘
Hutchinson and daughter. Rose
mary of Spokane. They will also‘
visit Mrs. Hutchinson‘s daughter,i
effective preventive measures.
buyers and experiment station
specialists alike declare. Lambs
may be sheared before the seed
is ripe. Sheep may follow cattle
which have been allowed to graze
the weeds down early in spring
before the spear points can
develop. Ranges and pastures
loaded with weeds at maturity
should be avoided. especially in
late summer and tall. Single
night bedground on the range
should prevail and permanent
bedground avoided. Open herd
ing should be followed. close
herding avoided. and dogs used
as little as possible. all to pre
vent close contact of the entire
flock with weedy ”times.
In pastures. cont l or the
weeds. most of which are annu
als. is simply done by cultiva
tion. and on open lands grubblng
out is often resorted to. or soon
after the plants have blossomed
they are cut or burned.
Miss Janice Hutchinson at Mount
Rainier National Park. Miss Helen
Acord is assisting in the Hughes
store during Mrs. Hughes absence.
Roy Baker of Presser moved his
threshing rig here this week and is
threshing several small lots of
Mrs. Innis Yolo and daughters.
Nancy and Jo, manned Tuesday
from a few days' visit in Wamto at
the John YOIO and George Hanson
homes.
Fred Richman left Tuesday for
Fort George Wright after a 16-day
furlough. He returned Saturday
from Horse Heaven. where he has
been hauling wheat. '
‘ Mrs. Melvin Moore entered the
189.300 hospital Tuesday for medi
cai treatment. '
Mr. and Mrs. {Howard Hagan and
LoanflsonmcwleeDamvisit
orssunday. _-,i _ _ __
M. W. Roop left Tuesday for Port
land, where Mrs. Roop and John
have been visiting Mrs. Roop's reh
tlves several weeks. They will re
turn home with him. ’
Mr. and Mrs. James Ingle and Mrs.
Ingle's mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Shade
all of Los Angeles, were Monday
guests of Ingle’s cousins. Mrs. Floyd
Van De Venter and Mrs. Preston
Brooks.
? Mrs. W. E. Carson left Tuesday
(or her home at Tieton. after a
*week here packing peaches at the
{John Carpenter ranch. ‘
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2151/2 Kennewick Avenue Phone 1231
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Evangelists Conduct.
Regular Meetings
i WHITE BLUP'P'S—Mr. and Mrs.
David Oliver. Evangelists. are bold
ing regular meetings in Liberty hall
each Sunday. Morning service at
eleven A. M.. Sunday school at two
thirty in the afternoon and evening
service at seven thirty. Mr. and Mrs.
Oliver extend a cordial invitation to
everyone.
Mrs. Van Cleave received a letter
from her husband, Roy B. Van
Cleave that he secured work as a
amen-ner last Saturday on a gov
ernment project at Hermiston. Ore
son.
I. Curtis Parker. a civil engineer
in Seattle and family and Miss Gar
phume. sister of Mrs. Parker visited
with Mrs. H. P. Thumm for a short
time on Saturday previous to calling
on Henry Young across the river.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ballou of Seattle
were guests of Mrs. H. F. Thumm on
Saturday and Sunday.
Wisconsin Guests
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Sohmall and
son. Warren. Mr. Schmall's sister.
Gertrude. and Miss Ademan. all of
Plymouth, Wtsconsin. were guests of
Fred mm across the river last
week-end. Arriving on Thursday the
party drove to Grand Coulee on Fri
day. leaving for home Saturday vla
Portland. Oregon. They were ac
companied to Grand Coulee and as
far as Portland by Mr. Frietag. who
returned to White Bluffs by bus. via
Boulder Dam, California. and Tulsa.
Oklahoma.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Perry and little
daughter. Sarah Jane. made a busi
ness trip to Yakima Monday. return
ing home Tuesday. Mr. Perry is em
ployed as guard at Midway swb
station and at present is occupying
the W. J. Jenkins Tourist Home
apartment.
Mr. and Mrs. Al Barnes and son.
Jimmy. arrived Friday from Marys
ville and were guests at Mr. and Mrs.
John Holeoek. Mr. Barnes returned
home Sunday. Mm. Barnes and Jim
my will remain with her parents the
remainder of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. R. 8. Rieraon made
a week-end trip to Moscow. Idaho
to visit relatives of Mr. Rieraon.
Mr.and:Mrs.A.E.BarnesotSe
attle arrived Sunday and will be the
guests of their son and daughter-in
law. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. names for
two weeks.
Master-Jack WilliamsJonotm-s.
A.J.Lorms.retumedSunduynM
spendingthcweekwithhisauntmd
uncle, Mr. and m R. H. m.
inYakima.
Mr. and Hrs. Joe. Cooper and
family of Redmond urtved Sunday
to vzsit Mrs. Cooper's um. Mrs"
A. W.Borden.m.cooperwure
him home to his ranch near Red
mond.
was Ecol Emmond at Pom.
Ore.wulbethemtofhermofll
er. Hrs. R. J. Smith until the open
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The Kennewick 0M
Forty years' experience. mod
ern appliance. satisfaction
unnamed.
Equipment and office at my
residence. 319 First Avenue.
between Dayton and Cue-Ale
sueets.
Phone 1361
Thursday. August 21. 1|"
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