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Hill Ranchers Raise
Flower Gardens ‘
Locust Grove—Due 10.9xcessive!
rain during the past few weeks,‘
field work in Horse Heaven has
been delayed to a great extent.
Not only the fact that so. much
rain is unusual in this vicinity.
but several ranches are boasting
of bountiful flower gardens. One
in particular is grown by Walter
Reese who states that his pansies
equal any of those grown in town
and has snapdragons reaching
nearly a foot and a half in height.
Miss Mildred Reese, - daughter
of Mr. and'Mrs. Ted Reese, who
has been attending school at -T.L.C.
in Portland arrived home two
weeks ago for her summer vaca
J. O. McCamish of Winker, Ida
ho, was a guest Sunday evening at
the home of his niece, Mrs. Arthur
Mrs. Lyle Simmelink and Mrs.
Budd Larkin were hostesses to 3.
Father’s Day dinner, Sunday in
the Simmelink home. Guests pres
ent were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Larkin
and Shirley Ann, Fred Simmelink
and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kratzer.
Nearly 70 Grangers were pres
ent at the picnic held in the Ken
newick park Sunday. Gilbert
Clodfelter, master, gave a welcome
speech, various races for the kids
wermenjoyed, and Junior Grom
ling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Nicoson won honors in the pie-
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eating contest. Carl Williams,
representative of the state grange
spoke on the highlights of the con
vention recently held in Yakima.
iThe Juveniles, whose membership
tis increasing rapidly" presented a
wedding anniversary cake to Mr.
and Mrs. Gilbert Edwards. The
picnic was a great success and lots
of stun, and‘ the last meeting to
‘be held until fall.
Mrs. Lyle Simmelink received
word this week that her brother,
Donald, who has been stationed
at Westrnoreland, Calif., has been
transferred to his original base at
‘San Diego. .
Mrs. Guy Lyons and Mrs. Ralph
Safford were hostesses to a sur
prise party Monday night for Mr.
and Mrs. Gilbert Edwards at the
Edwards home. Late refreshments
were served to six couples help
}ing the Erdwards celebrate their
seventh wedding anniversary.
Lyle Simmelink narrowly es
caped serious injury Tuesday while
working on the construction of his
elevator. Nearly 25 feet over the
cement pit. he- was stepping from
one walk plank to another when
he caught hold of a loose board
to pull himself to the side of
the building. He lost his footing,
falling several feet before he could
grab a cornice to break his fall
into the pit. -
5 Jim Larkin was a dinner guest
of Mrs. J. W. Root on Tuesday.
- Miss Tommy Simmelink, Neil
Simmelink and Allan Hutchins
gwere Monday evening guests on.
,the Simmelink ranch.
i There was a slight bereavement
'in the Kratzer family last week
when the half palomino mare re
cently purchased from the Simme
links gave birth to twin colts. ‘ The
momentary expression of sadness
that crosses Roy’s face is due to
the fact that the colts died at
i The Misses Marion and Esther
Reese, small daughters of Mr. and
Mrs. Ted Reese,» ment the week
;end with their grandmother, Mrs.
iE. 8. Reese in Kennewick.
I The Rev. Coh'an of Bend, Ore., is
‘the new minister at the Methodist
[church for the coming year. The
!Rev. LaMott who has been here
'for' the past several years has been
transferred to Sunnyside. “ ' '
I‘ Mr: and Mrs. Cecil Davis and
Mrs. Emma Higley attended the
Boldman reunion at Lewis & Clark
state park and visited Mr. and
Mrs. John K. Storie at Dayton
last Sunday. '
Mrs. Audie Hembree of Spo
kane arrived Wednesday for a few
'days' visit at the Van Patten and
[Sands homes. ‘ ,
Miss Joyce Zamdt, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. ,Albert Zarndt is
{celebrating her seventh: birthday
anniversary Sunday with a party.
lThere will be a birthday cake and
ice cream.
Most Kennewick women seem to
be content when they reach 40.
By that time they’ve either'got a
husband or quit worrying about it.
F It you can live past babyhood
ithere’s never very much danger
‘in'being killed by kindness.
Kenneth Nelson to
Make Indefinite Stay
Finley—Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nel
son and son, Kenneth, of Goble,
Ore., visited Sunday and Monday
with Mrs. Nelson’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Harvey Kerr. Mr. and
Mrs. Nelson left Monday for their
‘home and Kenneth remained for
an indefiniate visit with his grand
parents. Miss Beverly Nelson of
Vemonia,. who has been visiting
her grandparents the past three
weeks accompanied the Nelsons
home. '
Mrs. J. W. McFadden and son,
Jimmie, of Pasco, Mrs. L. F. Zigler
of Vancouver and Mr. and Mrs.
Charles McFadden and small son
‘of Ocosta were dinner guests Wed
;nesday of Mr. and Mrs. Winfield
Project Workman Dies
In Car Fire‘
Joel Daniel walker was born in
Texas, Jan. 18, 1911, and passed
away on June 20, 1943, the result
of an accident Saturday night.
Walker, with three other work
men on the Richlandproject, had
returned from town intoxicated.
He was left asleep in the car by
the others during the night. It is
thought a fire was started from a
cigaret. The car was destroyed
and the victim probably died from
fsuffocation. A broken arm led to
‘trfi belief of foul play at first, but
This theory has been discarded.
Billie Olson, Jr., son of Mr. and
Mrs. William Olson was born on
May 23, 1943 at Cabin Creek Lum
ber Co. at Cle Elum, and passed
away on June 23, 1943 in Kenne
wick. Funeral services were held
at the Mueller funeral home June
24, 1942, with Priest Temporary
’in charge. Interment was made in
‘the Riverview Heights ‘eemeiery.
Peter C. Book was born at 1.6-
gansport, 1:16., Jan. 7, 1854, and
passed away Sunday, June 20 at
the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Alfred Amon._ With his parents,
themev. and ‘ Mrs. Joseph 'B'ook
he moved to lowa where he grew
to manhood. In 1875 he married
Martha Denny. To this union was
born Charles E. and .Gretta A. The
'family moved to Kennewick in
;1904, where the family made their
ihome. _ ‘ '
In 1925 they celebrated their
golden wedding anniversary. Mrs.
Boo'k passed away vin 1927 and
since then Mr. Book has made his
home with his daughter Gretta
Amon. Mr. Book affiliated with
the Christian church in Kenne
wick in 1927 and was a very de
vout attendant. He is' survived by
his son, Charles of Perry, lowa,
and . his daughter,~ M'rs. Alfred
Amon of Kennew’vick, also six
grandchildren " and five great
grandchildren. ‘ Funeral services
were held Tuesday afternoon at 2
o’clock at the Mueller 'funeral
home with the Rev. 'l‘. G. Nelson
in charge, assisted by the Rev. J.
iA' Pine. Interment was made in
.the Riverview Heights cemetery.
. Benjamine Bell Stewart was
born in Dumfries, SCot., Dec. 7,
1866. In 1868 he came to Canada
and in 1886 moved to Portland,
Ore. He was married to Lottie E.
Miller at McMinnville, Ore., Dec.
.6, 1895. In 1910'the family moved
to Hover where they have lived
since. He passed away June 17,
1943. As a young man he united
with the Christian church in Port
land, Ore. He was employed by
the S. P. & S. railroad until his
retirement in 1936. Since then he
has spent his entire time on his
farm. He was a member of the
Woodmen of the World, also the
Finley grange. He leaves his wife
and daughter, Emily Laudell of
Hover,~ two sons, Miller, of Sno
qualamie and Harlow of Wend
ling, Ore., and five grandaughters,
five sisters, Mrs. Margaret Web
ster of Chicago, Mrs. M. A. 3
Sprague, Mrs. Sarah Nelson, Mrs.
K. A. Jacobson and Mrs. H. 0.
Pettenger all of Portland, two
brothers, Norman and Harry. 813°
of Portland. The Rev. Burgen of
the Davenport Methodist church
was in charge of the funeral, serv
ice which was held in the Mueller
. funeral home Sunday, June 20-
' Interment was made in the River
’ view Heights cemetery. ,
The Rev. and Mrs.,C. R. Dele
pine, former residents of Kenne
wick, are in town today, calling
on old, friends. They are on their
way to the Coast for a visit, ,and
stopped off to look after their
property down the valley. The
Rev. Delepine was pastor of the
local Baptist .church here more
than 25 years ago. .They built and
lived in the little tile house near
the ditch bank south of town.
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FOR SALE—Trailer house 16x20
feet; good co'ditiorr, built ins
and two beds; $l3O. Call 1748 Ken
newick or 'can fie seen at E. J.
iPulliam ranch, South Highlandsisc
Billie Olson. Jr.
Peter C. Book
Benjamine Bell Stewart
Celestite Goes to War; |
Lights Way for the Army i
Celestite. old standby of the lire-l
workers industry. has gene to war. ‘
The' crimson trail made by a ‘
tracer bullet as it speeds toward its j
target is blazed by-‘this mineral. The
bright glow of military flares. the
parachute distress signal. the flare
; shot to the surface from a ‘sub
merged submarine and the water
borne “ball of fire." lighting up
enemy ship movements. all get their
dazzling red flame from celestite.
Blackout signs and signals used in
London “glow" because celestite has
been added to paint. _
In ‘peacetime this mineral had
many jobs. It furnished the red
flame for some types of flreworks.
brightened paints and served as a
flller in sealing wax and rubber.
The rayon industry used celestite to
remove impurities in caustic soda.
Some sedatives and medicines dipped
deeply into the supply of celestite.
Railroad companies used it for
flares. Steamships used it for dis
tress rockets and the small "bombs“
that truck drivers in trouble use at
night along highways burn red with
Suggest Six-Point Plan
To Boost Milk Output
The shortage of milk and milk
products resulting from huge new
demands by the army, lease-lend.
and civilians offers a direct chalo
lenge to (lan ,
To bring about the much-needed
increase in milk production. a six
point emergency program has been
Increase the present cow popula
tion, especially on existing dairy
farms. by bringing in milking cows
and heifers from other areas where
such a situation is practical.
Breed the cows now on hand to
good dairy bulls and properly grow
ing out the heifer calves; aléo
give more emphasis to proper feeding
’and management.
Keep production records on all
dairy cows. x
Improve the old pastures and seed
new ones until at least 1% acres at
good pasture are available, for each
mature dairy animal. .
Grow more and better legume hay
on every farm. .
Maintain the present milk routes
2 and develop new ones as feasible.
Landscaping around rural homes
is a valuable aid in checking fire
hazards and reducing the appalling
loss 0! life and property exacted
yearly from farm homes. Broad
leat evergreen, shrubs planted to
form screens and borders often are 3
eflective barriers against grass fires
spreading from fields or pastures to
farm buildings». Broadleat- ever
greena when planted about the foun
dation. also may serve to stop a,
tire on the la'wn from spreading to
the house. Clearing away rubbish”
removing dead plants. trellises cov~
ered with dead vines. cutting'
away dead portions 0! trees or
slfi-übs. and stacking wood a' reason
able distance trom the house are fire
prevention measures which also help
to improve the landscaping.
Djibouti Busy P 0" - A
UJIWF'I ——' ———v .
Far removed from the present A!-
rican hotbed in Tunisia. French
Somaliland is a tiny parcel the size
of New Jersey on Africa’s northeast
coast. The“ colony is largely sun
baked sand, producing meager
yields of cotton. coffee, hides and
salt for 30,000 Somalis and Danakils
who try to eke out a living by it.
French ,Somaliland's lively trade
normally centers in the other £I,OOO
of its population who reside in the
port city of Djibouti. The Franco-
Ethiopian railroad. climbing 8.100
feet up in its 486-mile stretch inland
to Addis Ababa. bring the wealth
of Ethiopia's hills to the world
through Djibouti, despite ltalian ei
torts to develop highway and rail
routes from Ethiopia to Massaua
on Eritrea's coast.
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The giant guns of modern battle
ships have a bore of fifteen inches.
Imagine a gun with .a bore of 'l2
inches-.-that is six feet! This was
the actual size of the now almost
forgotten rock canon of Malta. In
the days when the Knights Templar
had Malta they cut embrasures in
the cliffs. leaving in each a huge
block of rock. This block was hoi
lowed out into the shape of a gun.
It was loaded with a whole barrel of
powder, plugged with a wad of wood.
while the projectiles were iron can
non'balls or stones. weighing in all
a couple of tons. There were about
50 of these infernal machines. and
thoughthelr range was not great. the
falling projectiles covered an area
01 some 300 square yards.
The Ladies of the Christian
church took charge of the morning
service at the local church Sun
day honoring the fathers of the
congregation. Mrs. J. A. Pine was
in charge of the' program Mrs.
George Reid read a paper giving
the history of Father’s Day and
closed with a poem as a tribute
to all fathers. Mrs. J. I. Hill told
of the fathers recorded in the Bible
‘and Mrs. Melvin Nash gave the
’prayer. The women also were in
‘charge of the communion service.
The Rev. J. A. Pine gave a short
talk at the close of the service.
Julius Jacot, the watchmaker, is
ill. Patrons are asked to not both
er him for a time.
Fire Prevention
Parkers Celebrate 50
Years Wedded Life
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' ‘Mr‘and Mrs. Solomon B. Parker:
of‘ éast Kennewick celebrated
their golden wedding anniversary
with a family reunion and dinner
held in the Odd Fellows hall
,Thursday evening. ‘
The Parkers have made their
home in Kennewick for the last
15 years. .Mr. Parker was born
in eastern Canada and came with
his family to Salt Lake City. Utah.
Mrs. Parker, nee Lily White was
born and educated in Salt Lake
City and was married to Mr.
Parker on June 12, 1893. They
resided there for about 10 years.
moving to southern Idaho, where
they spent 20 years and hten
moved to Kennewick.
They have two grandsons in
service in North Africa and a son
{and grandson in the air service
‘at Pocatelo, Idaho.
The following children were
here for the reunion: Parley A.
Parker, Evelyn Long, Mr. and
Mrs. Guy Morrison and family of
Kennewick; Mr. and Mrs. Levi
Parker and family; Mr. and Mrs.
Melvin Russell and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Ludwig Rey all of
§e§ttlé; Sgt. Hamid Pérker and
wife’ of Pocatello; Sgt. John -I.
Parker, wife and family at Poca
FOR SALE—New spuds at farm,
4 miles north of Richland. Come
and get them. Al V. Nelson, 13-14 p
‘FOR SALE—324IM: double disc,
‘ mounted on wheels to gauge
‘depth; spud digger, potato and as
iparagus root digger. Call 3064.
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Thrills at Close Brush
With the Devil
; Shall we allow the carnivals to
come? Why not? So long as the
city dads wield their full authority.
lit should be no trouble to keep
them within the bounds of de
cency. Who doesn‘t experience sj
little thrill at those magic words:
“There‘s a carnival in town?" And
what child doesn't utter shrill
whooops of delight at the thought
of the merry-go-round. the terris
wheel and all the other attrac
tions that go to make up the show?
And. thought some of the adult
attractions may be, at times. on
the shady side of decency, yet
even the most Puritsnicsl-minded
of us secretly harbor a thrill of
satisfaction in having brushed so
hilariously and harmlessly close to
the devil. Let's have our little
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The Truth Never Before Told
Thursday, June 24, I,”
Port Orchard Resident.
Visit in Finley
Finley Mrs. Fern Comm
and four children of Port om
who visited three days with h
Combellic's father Jens Luau. ~
her brother Pete, left for Sm
‘Wednecday for a short vl.“ '-
Lrelatives before returning to N
C. P. 0. Jerry Masters. who Üb
ited his mother. Mrs. M a
ten, and at the home of h].
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Masters, left Sunday for Sm I“
where he is stationed. MW
Babe of the Pasco naval al:- m
also spent the week-end u 1h
‘Virgil Masters home. run,“
Lau visited at the R. R. am
home in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schu
visited Monday night With Mr.“
Mrs. Carl Walk.
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