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Library ‘ Notes
New books to be -found at the
library include: Journey Among
Warriars by Eve Curie, PaSSport to
Treason by Alan Hynd, Kate Fen
nigate by Booth Tarkington, The
Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas, An-{
other Claudia by Rose Franken,
Stairs of Sand by-Zane Grey, The‘
Human Comedy by William Saro
yan, Ship’s Doctor by Rufus W.
Hooker, Eleven Came Back by
Mabel Seeley and The Year of the
Wild Boar by Helen Mears. Thel
latter is the fascmating story 011
everyday life in Japan written by}
an American woman living there
for several-years just previous to
this year. A much- clearer idea
of our adversary is gained through
reading this book. 4
For reference the library now
has the 1942 edition of Etiquette
by Emily Post, and the Laws of
Contract Bridge» for 1943, pub
lished by John C.~ Winston Co.
Juvenile books of interest in
clude: The Magnificant Adven
ture by Archer Hullert, which is
the story of the Lewis and Clark
expedition, Twenty Modern Ameri
cans by Alice C. Cooper, Admiral
Wags by Fanny J. Sherman, which
is the clever story of real mascot
aboard the 85. Lexington, “Queen
of the Flat Tops,” and The Grem
lins by Lt. Roald Dahl, with illus
trations by Walt Disney;
The library can use copies of
Reader’s Digest tar. 1943, and also
the February £143 issue of Na—.
tioqal Geographic Magazine.
Hostett-er Motor Co.
Authorized FORD Agents ,
Phone 105 Pasco 518 Lewis
Kennewrck Women!
' We need your help to pack this crop
' , ‘ on " . . . _ .
' The government has takenthe entire
. . . pack ot peas-« 100% ol our output. We
need your help in processing. Har
, - vest will start June 15.,
Can You4--und WILL You ‘
' I. set aside your personal work to con.
tribute to the local WAR EFFORT?
WefiNeed Your Help
. ' ---particuarly on the night shilt (from
7 pm. to 6 am.) or any part ol the shilt
** * ,
Please come and get your neighbors to come too
‘ Apply in person, by mail or phone
a: * *
Many of the women of the Wom
en's Auxiliary Army Corps are al
ready overseas serving in various
capacities to help win the war. The
WAAGS go through a strenuous
training to fit them for the arduous
duties they must perform.
A unlform for a WAAO, complete.
costs approximately $170.00. The
quartermaster's . department must
provide thousands of them. Your
purchase of War Bonds helps pay
for these uniforms. Invest at least
ten percent of your income in War
Bonds every payday through a Pay
roll Savlnxs plan at your office or
““017- U. 8. Treasury Depart-mu
“How do y}; know‘wthat he is
a great artist?”
“Why he admits, it."
T—i’ -
New mch_xnivu I
_» A trench. knife. redesigned to con
serve critical materials and supero
seding the previous standard model
which has been issued by. the thou
‘ sands to combat troops. is now under
procurement by the ordnance de-
I partment. The new knife is a
[ sturdy‘ sharpbladed weapon, in ap‘
pearance resembling an oversize
hunting knife. The knife has a cor
rugated raw-hide handle with a 8% ‘
inch blade. One cutting edge runs‘
the full length of the blade. The
other cutting edge extends for 2%
inches. . From that point to the. hilt.
the steel widens, providing extra
strength. . .
A new sheath made 0! leather also
has been designed especially for the
knife. There are metal plates on
both sides of the sheath to protect
the wearer trom possible injury in
a tall. for example, wherein the
knife” blade might otherwise pierce
the sheath.
Army Needs Arts
Liberal arts studies make a dei
inite contribution to an emcient
army and should not be ignored as
nonessential, educators say. The lib
eral arts studies are fighting for life
because people have the idea that
they are unnecessary during war.
Many do not realize their close con
nection with army service. Tech
nical skills need a mathematical
background. Liberal arts also in.
clude foreign languages. English
composition and literature; social
sciences such as economics and his~
tory; and appreciation of music and
art. Each of these studies. it is said.
contributes in an important way to
the need of our soldiers. They need
French in Africa; English composi
tion to enter the armed forces. and
for reports of missions; books and
music for recreation; and social sci
ence for just administration it post
war problems. _
Keep Twins reacting:
Because twins» usually have the
same aims and desires as well as
similar skills and aptitudes. they are
assigned to the same organizations
whenever practicable by the army.
Furthermore. it has been found that
their efficiency is greatly increased
when sex-vine tosether.
Romance Helps '
War Factories
Survey Shows That Many
Wedded Teams Are Toil
ing at Same Bench.
WASHINGTON. Romance. a
well a: victory. is blossoming on the
nation's assembly lines. says Uni
versal Service.
In war industries. from coast to
coast, married couples are working
side by side at essential jobs. So
are many engaged couples. And.
contrary to the general notion that
people in love can't keep their minds
on their work, personnel managers
report that these "romance teams"
generally set an extra-high record
of job efficiency.
Why? Several reasons are ado
vanced by the experts, but the chief
factor is believed to be that joint
employment of married couples
often makes for a more normal type
of home life. and thus permits bet
ter concentration.
Absenteeism. accorgling to reports
made available to the War 2mm
power commission, is almost un
known among these "romance
Keep Same Hours.
Havini ithe eame hours, husband
and wife can share the same amuse
ments and the same friends—some-
thing that is often impossible when
either member of the family is a
night wbrker.
Many of the “romance teams" are
no longer young.
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Shaw of
Pittsburgh might be called “the per
fect working couple." They form a
riveting team in fine Glenwood shops
of the Baltimore 8: Ohio railroad.
When they rivet the seams of a loco
motive boiler. Mrs. Shaw, 43. stands
inside with a bucking bar to hold
the red hot rivets. while on the out
side her husband. 59. operates the
pneumatic riveting hammer. .
At the Rock-Ola corporation fac
tory in Chicago. engaged on war
contracts. William T. Moore and his
wife, Mary. work on the same door.
They met and married in Ireland
during World War I, when he was
in the United States navy. After
the war they came to the United
States. With them was their baby
son, John Kenneth Moore. in a baby
contest aboard their ship, the young
ster took first honors as “the perfect
baby." The "perfect baby" is now
a lieutenant in the United States
His mother, as her added contribu
tion to victory, operates a milling
machine on an essential war job.
His father is an inspector in the
same plant. ‘
Taught Fiancee Job.
Frank Battista. assembly machine
adjuster in the Winchester Repeating
Arms company plant at New Haven,
Conn., met his wife-to-be. Antoinette,
when she got a job there several
months ago. He taught her how to
operate a machine for assembling
cartridges for a semi-automatic car
bine. It wasn't long betore Frank
and Antoinette were married.
The Battistas continue to work in
the same department. Frank. ex
pecting the army will call him soon.
has been teaching Antoinette all he
knows about adjusting machinery.
So if he is called she can step into
his job and not only keep the home
fires burning but the job wheels turn
Similar couples are daily contrib
uting their part to the war effort
throughout the country.
A survey shows that. generally,
they share the home' tasks as. well
as their factory tasks.
Some take turns in getting meals.
“It works out fine with us." says
Mrs. Battista. "We really spent
most of our honeymoon in the fac
tory, and it’s still a honeymoon. I'm
glad to say.
“We do everything on a share
and-share-alike basis. like real part»
ners. And it works out beautifully."
Solomons’ Wives Are
Priced at $16.50 A Head
of a bride in the Solomons is $16.50
a head. Maj. Emmet N. Carter has
Color of the brides is saddle brown.
There are strings attached to the
purchase of one, such as:
i. The soldier must promise to
marry her before he flirts with her.
2. He must get the consent of par
ents and the village chief.
3. He must promise not to take
her home with him. across the seas.
$200,000 Carpet Missing
From Athens Storehouse
ATHENS—One or the world’s
most valuable carpets. that made in
the 16th century and given to the
Dalal Lama of Tibet by the Chinese
emperor in 1651 and now valued at
$200,000. has disappeared tram the
storehouse of a Greek import firm
in Athens.
Cow Hops Moonshine but
Moon Was Too Far Away
MARION. N. C.-—Bossy was a con
tented cow of exemplary bent with
not even the slightest urge to jump
wet the moon.
But she went down a path—with a
'iquor still at the end of it. Bossy
’ra nk so much that she tried to jump
vor everything in sight and her
wk: was terrific! '
"m the moon was too far away.
:‘m inst lay down and died with a
a a witness
Carl John Dahlia
Carl John Dahlin was born Feb.
10, 1875 at Kouuerberg, Sweden
and passed away on July 1, 1943.
‘At the age of 17 he came to Ameri
‘ca going to Rossland, B. C., about
1898 where he was engaged in
mining. In May, 1902, he was
married to Lena Jacobmn, who
preceded him in death in April,‘
1937. Five children were born
to this union, all of whom are'liv-j
ing. The familymoved to a farm‘
in Hover on June 12, 1907, where
they have lived since. He car
the accident on June 24 which re.
sulted in his death about a week
later. He became a member of the
Salvation Army in 1900 and was a
devoted Christian the remainder
of his‘ life. He leaves Jacob U.
Dahlin, of Bend, Ore., Mrs. Jessie
Henry of Seaside, Ore., Mrs.
Amanda Maass of Portland; Doro
thy and Emma Dahlia of Hover;
five grandchildren, one sister, Mrs.
Hannah McEvoy of St. Paul, Minn.,
and two sisters and one brother
in Sweden. Funeral services were
held Sunday, July 4, from the
Mueller funeral home, with the
Rev. J. H, Bennett of Finley in
charge. Interment was made in
the River View Heights cemetery.
We wish to thank our friends
and neighbors for their kindness
and sympathy and the beautiful
floral offerings extended at the
7death of our beloved father.
‘ J. U. Dahlin and family.
1 Mrs. Amailda Mass and family.
L Dorothy and Emma Dahlin.
Editor—Your writing is difficult
to read. Why don't you type your
poems? ‘
Q Poe—Do you think I'd spend
\time writing poetry it I could?—
kStray Stories.
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you go she: insect enemies
with quick-killing Sundnd
Fly spay: sandud Fly Spgay
kills for keeps, protects ~your
property, you: health against
trillions of dollars annually.
Stamp than out—get the!
Standard Fly Spray. It kills
’em DEAD!
Annual l‘ly‘Spray
Safe for soodt—protects them
from insects that undermine
their health, rob you of prof
its. Use Standard Animal Fly
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Sager Service
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Kennewick Avalon
Your local representative
3% r I I
Plenty of Money for
House Conversion
Washington property owners,
through privately financed con
versions of existing structures, are
definiteb aiding the war effort by
providing additional dwelling
units for war workers and their
families, according to Clark R.
Jackson, state director of the Fed
eral Housing Administration. He:
reported that applications for]
priorities to provide 323 apart-‘
ments were received from 10 crit-‘
ical housing areas in the state dur-‘
ing May and June.
Additional units to be provided
through the conversion jobs rang
ed from one to 18. and the great
est number of applications were
received from Spokane where ac
commodations for 130 war worker
families will be provided.
Jackson said that property own
ers are showing increased interest
in the privately-financed conver
sion part of the over-all war hous
ing program in the state. He
also pointed out that, according to
estimates included in the priorities
applications, additional tamily ac
commodations can be provided by
private enterprise. at less cost
Do. It , '
, 1
Paint inside and out—and do it yourself. - -
can still supply the things you need. Free
suggestions, and there’s a Potl‘atch P _'
Plan for every building need. .
Make it a Victory Vacation by doing 11 ;
Repair Work around you home. You CAN b
it yourself. Ask us how. ‘We can still 1
the things you’ll need. ' '1
Doq’t get “caught short” next winter!
your order now—for delivery through!“lt
Potlatch Lumber “I
The Pines! in Coals
Thursday, July at. h

per unit than any 01h“. ‘
war housing. ”.1
The average cost pq- u ,
the private conversion
was $829 for the state N
the application estim
highest average was from N
with $942. with Bremen“.
second with $920 per “Mt. I:
est average cost 'wu 1“.
Pasco-Kennewick am w ~
lwith Everett second low “I:
War housing quota. ‘o‘ .
vided through privaub.‘
conversions have been It ...
10 state areas by the M
Housing Agency which m
all war housing. '11“, N
Bellingham. Ephntn,
Northport. Pasco-KM
Townsend. Seattle, 8m
coma and Washougu.
Jackson emphasiud u
are ample funds avafllbhh
erty owners. without m
resouces of their own, to
their properties. Under]. u
eral Housing Admin“ I
Title I: “Remodel tor
program, as much u m
payable over _as long I
years. may be bome if]
yet-signs of gxigtinl mm.
dwelling units (or war was;

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