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’ September 11. 1941.
W /____———- M Economical Breeze Pot ” Burners. Cole Automatic m“ negulator. Constant Level VI". [and saving Unit. WWLSES WW Items :3, m Twenty and Thirty gm ‘o‘- V m YEARS AGO—I93I m “mes Helen Lam and Bon ﬁm, Lawrence Scott and Glen W drove to Portland and Ore “ C” and spent Sunday and W visiting friends. m and Ed Neuman, Francis ”at. oeorge Tim and Herbert mow drove to Everett Sunday to ﬁt! the State Walther League of “Lutheran church convention on my. John Neuman was chosen we treasurer. Kennewick was se wage .1932 convention city. ‘ m, and Mrs. Ray Boldt and son mule returned Sunday from a tenl a, mung spent on American 3;: and Mrs. E. C. Tweet spent “Rex-end in Spokane. ‘ gr, ma Mrs. F. F. Beste left Sat-‘ any for Red Deer, Sask. to visit‘ my son, Howard, who is to be; “tried next Wednesday. ‘ W Misner and Floyd Hutch-4 u went the week-end at Meh‘ose,: m guests of Mr 'and Mrs. Misﬁ muf- Wok will have a school band} at ,w- judging from the amount a qthumﬁfgeénge shown in the gunman ' illß made this pk. Over three hundred children‘ Can You Remember When? O 1911 Amundsen discovered the Sduth Pole. Start of rate reduc tion policy cuts cost of 100 kwh to $9.50 1931 King Alfonso ﬂed from Spain. Another PP&L rate re duCtion makes price of 100 kwh $4.65 Everybody remembers SOME of these big dates in his tory. Not many people can remember ALL of them. And there isn’t one in a thousand who could make a gOOd guess at the number of times PP&L Co. has re duced electric rates since it began serving this community. Yet here is the ACTUAL RECORD of the steady Procession of reductions in the price of electricity, re gardless of up-and-down ﬂuctuations in all other costs ‘AVALON' OH. HEATERS $3295 3333 have signified their willingness to take an instrument and learn to play it. Byron Johnson has opened a cleaning. pressing and repair Shop in the 'building recently vacated by W. L. Marsh. Mrs. W. C. Muldrow was hostess at a birthday luncheon Saturday for the pleasure of Miss Betty Barnes, daughter or Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Barnes. . TWENTY YEARS AGO—I92I Mrs. E. A. Barg entertained Mrs. Gray, Miss Lillian Gray and Mrs. Nadig at luncheon Thursday. On Sunday Mrs. T. C. Brown ac companied her cousin, Miss Blossom Don‘gean to Ketchelas, where the little girls’ parents will meet her and take her home to Tacoma. F. N. Giles has a new Ford truck. The congregation of the Ist Con gregational church voted unani mously last Sunday to call Dr. Mac Lauren as pastor. Interesting plans are being made by the Woman’s club for the recep tion which is to be given tomorrow evening to the teachers and mem bers of the 'board of directors of the Public Schools. There will be a short musical program, including selections 'by Mrs. Mary Haney and Mrs. D. G. Rodgers. Miss Hazel Hume and Miss Vera Lampson were dinner guests of the Misses Lada and Marie Tanker Sat urday evening. Mrs. IPearl Knodel and daughter. 1915 Nurse Edith Cavell exe cuted.in Belgium by German in vaders. Rate for 100 kwh cut to $9.20 1936 France had ﬁrst socialist gov’t; Germans occupy demili tarized Rhineland. 100 kwh cut to $4.2 7 OUR RECORD .. . Lower and Lower Electric Rates! Virginia returned last week from a. two months visit with relatives in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey White of Spirit Lake arrived in Kennewick this week and will make their home here. - Mr. and Mrs. George F. Richard son. accompanied 'by Geo. F. Jr. returned the latter part of last week .from a three month's vacation, spent with friends and relatives in Michigan. Mrs. J. B. Rose also re turned ‘from Seattle, where she spent the summer. 'Mrs. lßaymond visited Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Gibbs in Pasco Sunday. Phil Bier came down from Top penish the first of the week for a visit with relatives and :friends. Miss Bernice Griffith has invita tions out for a linen shower for Miss Louise Gravenslund Friday aftemoon. Miss Ruby Slaugenhaupt will share in 'being an honor guest as the .party will be somewhat in the nature of a “Bon Voyage” for her too. She is leaving the first of the week .for school at W.S.C. Recent entrants into Kennewick’s business life are J. A. Bellows, who bought the Shanafelt and 'Sons gen tlemen’s furnishing stock and the J. B. Davis 00., who will re-open the Jenkins Grocery store in the Hover block. The election last week was held for the purpose of voting the $30,000 is sue of sewer bonds resulted in a may jority for the bond issue. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT COMPANY Always at Your Service :mm'ry YEARS? AGO—I9II 1923 Hitler jailed following Munich beer hall putsch. First cut after war sent 100 kwh down to $7.45 1937 Amelia Earhart Putnam lost in Paciﬁc on ﬂight around the world. 100 kWh down again to $4. 16 THE KENNEWICK, (WASHQ COURIER-mm Legion Posts Hold Installation of Officers BENTON ClTY—Monday evening at the Legion hall in Prosser the Ki ona-Benton, Presser. Grandview and Sunnyside 'American Legion posts had joint installation of officers. Rudy Heuttner, commander of the 6th district, was the installing of lficer. The Kiona-Benton Legion odfi cers are Grady Wilson, commander; Donald Kerr, vice commander; L. J. Shoemaker, adjutant; Oral Mont gomery, chaplain; Allison Kennedy, finance officer; H. L. Besse, service officer; Argus Hughes, sergeant-at arms and M. W. Roop, historian. Local members attending the meeting were L. J. Shoemaker, Ar chie Fleming, Oral Montgomery, Harry Russell, Allison Kennedy, Grady Wilson and Joe Triesch. Mrs. Grant left Thursday for her home in Spokane after being here since Sunday with her niece, Miss Anne Laura uossett, grade school in structor. Dr. and Mrs. WV. C. Kilpatrick of Olympia were Thursday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Dimmick. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fleming have as their guest Fleming’s father, John Fleming of Los Angeles, who came Friday. Mrs. Herman F. Smith left Fri day for a few weeks’ stay at their Seattle home. Miss Phyllis Smith is to be married September 20 ,to Phil C. Baldwin also of Seattle. x a:- ‘— of living. You know what’s happening today to the prices of everything else—yet see how the price of electricity has been reduced even in 1941! Rate Reductions Don’t Just Happen! -_..-- -_-..---_---- _--- - ---- -_-,...“u N 0 electric system ever managed to reduce rates just by wishing—or by talking about it. Progressive rate reduc tions, one after another, take hard work, good manage ment, and ever-new ideas and improvements. ‘ 1924 King Tut’s tomb in Egypt opened. PP&L electric rates reduced again. 100 kwh now $6.61 1939 Germany signs pact with Russia, attacks Poland; World War II sums. 100 kwh reduced to $3.89 Mrs‘. Browne Honored Guest of P.E.O. Chapter WIDE—Mrs. 'l'. C. Browne left Sunday and Mrs. N. E. Robbins Monday for Victoria, 3. C., where they are attending the Supreme Convention of 93.0. Sisterhood this week; Mrs. Browne, a past president of the State of Wash mgton, will be honored as a guest at the Empress Hotel in that city. N. E. Robbins and son, Norman. returned home last week from a bus iness-tripwthecoast. Mrs.Rob bins’ mother, Mrs. R. W. Harrier. of Tacoma and Mrs. Daisy Foss of Montesanq returned to Kenne wick with them for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Green, Mrs. Gladys Kelso, daughter Margaret. Miss Opal and Miss Rose Mary Wat kins, Miss Verdine Foraker and Miss Ethel Ann Campbell motored to Presser Wednesday veening to wit ness the instituting of a Rainbow Assembly there,” the initiation being conferred by the Kennewick Rain lbow Assembly. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Green and son Billy were Yakima visitors last Sat urday. Enroute home they took in the Festival at Grandview in the evening. Warren Giles left Sunday for ~Walla Walla to enter the Boeing Aircraft Training school. Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Powers and Mrs. Fred Giles were visitor's Sun day at the home of Mrs. 1. Smith on the River Road. 1925 William Jennings Bryan died following evolution trial in Tennessee. 100 kwh rednmd to $5.07 1941 Anierica gitds for de fense; copper, aluminum. steel, silk are scarce. 100 kwh cut to $3.67 Western Auto Supply OLAV I. OTHEIM, Authorized Dealer Bicycle Owner Victim of Thieves Twice meANm—Vernon Moore of the South Highlands has had the midorttme of having his blcycle stolen from the Roxy Theatre twice ln little over a week. Both times it has been «covered by the police. once beneath the Pasco-Kennewick bridge. the other abandoned near the lumber yards. D. E. Taylor returned to his work I Dependable Trans portahon FOR COMFORTABLE TRIPS between the Paciﬁc Coast and Chicago. with accommodation to ﬁt all travel budgets. depend on the luxurioua, Roller-Bearing, Air-Conditioned— NORTH COAST LIMITED ’0: Int ltelfxt ahipmente depend on Northern Paciﬁc Railway. It he added twentyb two mnllion do lan’ worth of new locomotive: and Itcl‘llt e moment to meet the need. of roll tx-aneportation geared to the problem of National ‘3)efenee. now Wm demands on natural mourcee of this rich ten-Rory served Ask an MP. representative to help solve your transportation problem I NORTHERN PACIFIC Railwaz 1910 Earth pued through all of Halley's comet. PP&L came to Pasco-Kennewidt. 100 kwh of elec "id‘yw °°“ ‘13.25 1929 Gut Zeppelin circled the world in 21 days. Snack market crashed. 100 kwh dawn ugain no _ ".96 Since it began to serve Pasco-«Enummx —.PP&L has Cllt the price of 100 kwM (luau-l “Me. In P .‘.-w) a“ M Q. How much i: 100 ‘01" ' A. Accordingto the Federal Power Commission, this is away: to opera: lights, (chisel-amt, radio, ironet, washer, toaster aqd other Small appliances in the average home for an entire month. Q. Haveallelectric price: been an? LNo matter how little or how much elecm’city yOu use, you pay only a fraction of what you would have paid in 1910. For example, thepliceof‘lokwhhasbeeote «had 67%, the ptice of 150 hi: has been cut 74%. in Yekima last Thursday after spending a week with his temiw on the ﬁighlsnds. Bob Taylor of Tommish was 3 week-end guest of his mother. we. D. E. Taylor end sister. Shirley. lit. and Mrs. Wm. Felton and Mn. Ivan Goal: of the Coast were here to attend the funersl of Mrs. Glenn Futon last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. c. Hardy. who hsve been on a vacation trip. re turned to their home on the Bath chlands Bundsy. 3