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Jar Thrills in
4 Undersea Jobs
Went of Chase Leads
,3 Men to Volunteer for
f Submarine Duty.
21 mm A U. s. SUBMARINE.-
in; is . submariner?
Mn all volunteers in jobs gen.
«m considered the most danger.
i, in the navy. Yet most of them
w't trade for the peace and
,ngent of a farm in lowa.
'7‘ mt. Comdr. Philip H. Ross,
._.W at this submarine. suggests
. W per cent extra pay is a big
Went. (All submariners get
PM” usually is faster.
.. m aren’t so many restric‘
(“a -
i flan“! probably one of the most
uflung-«excitement of the chase
d m Quill of hearing your tor
.j‘g explode against the hull of
fly ghips. Only the skipper,
W mg!) his periscope, sees
“ torpedo hits, but everyone
W the explosions and feels the
”do rock the submarine a
W z. W. Lake of New Brit
*3 anwhu been in submérines
I!!!” 22 years in the navy.
an M happened (that he got into
Wes). but I wouldn't trade
a. male." be said. - "There's
m like 'em.”
spam Shore Job.
. 3. aid that after six war patrols
4,. am begun at 6 p. m. Decem
ug a, 1941, from Manila bay—he
m client! a chore job. He de-
M with thanks but speed. _
‘ M job might have meant
m with his wife and daughter,
but even that was not
a"; induce him up from the
m B. A. . Montgomery, 24,
flank, Ohio. came to submersi
hlu nan—oi all places—airplanes.
mm a year ago he was civilian
and of s 344 bomber ground crew
at Chant! l‘ield in Illinois. Then
i «cided to (o tindorsea. ‘
mu nay 1:. sum 24. m
at Mt. 11).. summed from
florid! 0.. than msnsxed a dairy
at Norwich, N. Y., baton coming
bio submarines seven months ago.
our odious on the ship include
lint. Rant: 0. Lauerman. so, oi
”mundsunue, Chicaxo. gun
” and torpedo oflicer and lira:
Want: his assistant. Lieut. John
I. Ban‘stt. 23. Los Angelea and for
ngrly at Oak Park. 111., and Lieut.
(set 1. Binchey. 24. Omaha. engi
ne: Ind diving ofllcer.
. An Exciting Life.
All came into submarines because
u: thought they'd like the lite and
«fluent. No one mentioned the
I he! éent extra pay then: skipper
me u a probable _lure.
I 0! an the ship's bersonnel, Lieut.
Cundr. 0. M. (“Mack") Butler. 29,
'ithluton, D. C., the executive at-
In: and navigator. said he didn't
cacti: volunteer. . . ' '
"_l m on i deséoyer one day
and my order: came through to go
bunhmnrine school. so I went and
I!!! I am. They had nid they
Wenhmnrine men and I said I
'II Vining, so they picked me." .
int he's glad he made the change
111 on to Captain Ross. who has
mended him for n medal and
N him to be commanding a
:byl’nuine of his own one of these
Butler, who has a wife and daugh
b. Elizabeth, eight months old,
hStnDiego, found the Aleutian: “a
New nasty place to operate but
IN» had. We didn't run jnto
Ill! except a lot of whales. They
are you to death—they look mm a
when: at night." ;
N“! Studelhs Cram to
_ Learn Language of Jun:
'* —"—-""D' " "'l"'
‘ WEB. (SOLO—It take! 1.250
“Min and 250 hours of exam!-
lfim plus 3,000 hours of study-i
'l II we year—to learn the Japa
‘l3 human as is taught by the
U. 3. navy. .
Navy language students. studying
0t the University of Colorado at
We. are cramming a three-year
m at Japanese in just one year.
he com. is estimated to be equiva
htto 18 years of a standard college
“Wile course.
P'dfic Air Squadron No
3!?“ for Superstitions
,~__ ...—rv--'-"'-'
CHICO. CAME—Members of .the
M Cit air squadron dolnmduty
“the anthem Pacino attribute an
"‘33 kick to the name which they
“'3'! for the squadron. according to
OMAviation Pilot Kirk meoody.
ban; on vacation. He reports the
WM! has made 160 bombing
""38le without having a man hurt
”though several planes have been
'0“ The Sauadron has to its credit
he Japanese ships and several
““3 little Shaver
} Becomes Big Saver
‘ mNhA --_,
‘R"! E. Williamses presented a
ibaby bank to son Daniel, five.
1 Daniel Ray took the lesson to
kart, Mrs. Williams' audit of
In” grocery money showed she
‘n‘32Bhort. Then she happened
“film about that lesson in
“Fm. Daniel Ray’s baby bank
Eda! twu $1 bills.
For years our gov
ernm en t ha I
worked to improve
conditions for our
citizens every
where. Bonneville
Dam in Oregon is
V one of hundreds of
{rejects erected
at our benefit.
Kegp in Step ‘
Buy War Bonds
laps Lived in Attu
Caves Like Moles
Advancing U. S. Troops
Find Miles of Tunnels.
—Whatever else the Japanese have
been doing on Attu for the last year.
they must have spent most of their
time digging in the mushy tundra.
American aoldiera advancing on
Japanese positions all over Attu
have found literally miles of tun
nela and caves. Every sniper'e nest
is a pint-sized underground house.
sometimes .With four or five tunnel
connected tiring positions. Machine
gun emplacement: are elaborate
cavea with aide paaaagea for stor
age of ammunition or food and other
niches for the crewa to aleep in.
A typical Jipaneae command poet
in an underground hut some 20 feet
long and halt that wide. beautifully
aereefied with block's oi tundra. pro.
tected tram hell tragmenta by tun
dra battlementa. The only part c!
it extending above ground ia the
emote pipe for the central heating
atove‘. Moat auch huta are built into
the elder of hills. to that some drain
age ia provided.
‘ Moat-elaborate of all are the anti
aircrart positions. which ' include
three or four rooms. all underground
except the aingie roofleae circle
which holds the gun that. Crews
lived. alept. worked and played in
the caves they had built.
One of the strangest of all the
installations was on a sandbar di
rectly behind a gun position in the
east arm of the bay. Starting with
a gravel mound about 20 feet in di
ameter. the Japanese had built it up.
to a cone. It intended for conceal
ment, it was s flat failure. It stood
out as far as it could be seen. A
stovepipe came out the top. _
Guayule Rubber Passes
All Tech Satitfacforily
SALINAS, CALlFg—Bélu; at a
shrub. zufiyule. were dunipe‘d into
the math 1! a’ machinery assembly
here recently,‘and ulna hours later
aheets or rubber ‘Wers’ packed in 200-
pourid boxes for shipi‘n’uit
This was the first output of mo
tural rubber in comma-cpl quanti
ties in the United States since Pearl
Harbor. The production will con
tinue. day and night. to make six
tons of rubber every 24 hours from
45 tons of thir’;hrub. Available
shrub is adequate for 800 tons.
The extraction method is an old
one. With machinery chopping.
pounding. squeezing and washing
the bush until it surrenders its rub
ber in the form of tiny curds that
float ‘to'ethe top of a sediment tank.
while the waterlogged pulp sinks to
the bottom; - '
The production or non tons here
in the next three or four months
isn't much compared with a federal
program of synthetic production
planned for a capacity output of a
million tons a year. However. this
synthetic capacity won't be reached
for another 18 months; none has
been made in government-owned
plants yet.
Furthermore. the product here is
rubber. not a synthetic. and there's
a lot of difference.
Wager Paid, Returns
°As Wedding Present
MENTOR. OHIO. Last year
when Roger Haker left to enter
the army. he bet $lO with Police
Chief Wayne Lingfelter that he
would remain single for 10 years.
Lingfelter recently received $lO
in a letter from Halter which ex
plained that the soldier had mar
ried. The police chief sent back
the $lO as a wedding present.
Students Ban Can
Only physically disabled students
at the Pennsylvania State college
will be allowed the use of automo
biles. Further clarifying its no-car
ruling. the all-college cabinet—chief
governing body of Penn State's stu
dent government—issued a procla
mation designed to make hikers out
of 99 per cent of the undergraduates
or revert them to the use of the “one
horse shay.” Cabinet, with the sanc
tion of local rationing authorities,
has taken over full responsibility for
enforcing the ruling and punishing
violators. The ban also applies to
the use of cars when leaving college
or returning after vacation periods,
_ Bonneville Dam
Battery-mm radios. including a
great many used on farms, should be
operated on the basis of obtaining
at the very most only a single
set of replacement batteries a year.
Pointing out that produqion of
farm radio batteries has been cut
due to restrictions on zinc and to
other factors. radio owners are
urged to follow simple conservation
rules for assuring maximum service
from their present supply. The rules
include: 1. Don't waste your hat
teries. 2. Avoid long, continuous ra
dio operation. 3. Keep batteries
away from heat. 4. Have the tubes
checked regularly. 5. Disconnect
batteries from radio when not in op
Careful selection of the varieties
or vegetables for viczory gardens
this year is necessary it gardeners
are to harvest good craps. Richness
of the soil. amount or water avail
able. amount or space. the length or
the host-free season. and the amount
of sun or. shade should be considered
before seeds are bought or other
preparations made. Among the kinds
which need special care in selection
of varieties for early maturity are
bush and pole beans. sweet corn.
eupisnt. peppers. tomatoes. cante
loupe. cucumbers. squash. pumpkins
and similarly easily frosted vegeta
For every five dollars of allowable
expenses that can be deducted trom
groaa farm income in making out a
federal income tax return. a farm
tamily raves about one dollar in the
amount of the total tax paid. Farm
families are willing to paytheir jun
taxes. just as are other citizens. but
they should not unknowingly .pay
more than they are expectedinto the
federal coders. expert: point out.
When Pearl Harbor burst upon us
our greet expanse of territory was
protected by a one ocean navy of
about 350 first line ships with an
addition of an approximate number
Now we are in a rive oeean war
and we are required not only'to pay
for the building or enough ships or!
the line but also for hundreds or Lib
erty ships and auxiliary craft. The
amount 0! money you invested in
War Bonds when we had a one
ocean navy was all right then. it
isn’t enough now. Buy more and
more War Bonds. -
U. 3. Tun-a DWI!
Censor Thought He 'H‘d -
Caught Sonicthing Big
v 7' "Yv_.' ~ '—_"“_-- —-.
liam J. Hillary’s son asked casually
in a letter home from Cuba, “How's
dad's hotel?" “Dad has some‘
AWOL soldiers staying with him
now." Mother Hillary replied. just
as casually. , I
Censors tipped oi! the provoit|
marshal. who asked Police Chief
Frank O’Malley to investigate.
O’Malley reported Hillary’s "hotel"
was the city jail. Hillary the turnkey
and his ‘.‘guests" were from an
army training school that uses the
jail as guardhouse.
A Dream? ‘Sarg’ Gives
Him Breakfast in Bed
SYRACUSE. N. Y.-The dream
of every American soldier came
true recently for Private Thomas
S. Wood.
He told his mother: “That nice
first sergeant I wrote you about
this morning served me my
breakfast in bed." -
The sergeant drew a waiter de
tail in the camp hospital where
Wood was confined.
11an the Soviets
with the help of
American Engineers
harnessed the va
ters of the Dnieper
River. Hitler’s Hans
marched in and the
Russians destroyed
their greatestwork of
this generation.
Sure Radio Button-lea
PM Garden Caremlly
8370 Tax Dalian
5 Ocean Navy
At six o’clock each evening one
as a call to prayer for world peace
)and asking God's blessing for our
i‘boyas who are defending our free
dom and fighting under the banner
Wm God is Our Trust.”
‘ Bethlehem Lutheran Church
is ring their bell this week and
next week the Pilgrim Holiness
Church will ring the Nazarene
Church’s bell.
may umphm m
’ The Unity Center of Yakima an
nounces classes at Mona Monroe
’dress shop on every Tuesday night
iat ~8. The Rev. Beulah Scott, pas
tor. -’
1 Sunday school 10:15 a.m., Mrs.
IW. FkHanson, supt.
} Morning service 11:15 am.‘
1 A cordial invitation extended
ftO all. ~
1 10:00 a.m. Sunday school.
_ 11:00 a.m. Morning worship.
8:00 p.m. Evangelistic service.
8 p.m. Wednesday Bible study
8 p.m. Friday, prayer meeting.
You are cordially invited to
these services. .__‘
(Officially including Conan“.
tion-list and humans)
John 8. Con. m:
junior play time and vacation
school Wednesdays, 2 to 4 p.m.
Senior High and Young Peo
ple’s social evening‘Thux-sdays. ‘
Junior High boys and girls
‘K 6‘ _:l>\.~:> vgc Q -: t": .7
~II‘JES 5.51“ ‘ ‘E: “ >‘\“ 152;:
Second and Adam:
P. J. Imm mum:
RS. 604 Kennewick Ave.
Sunday Services
Sunda'y church school at 10:00.
Morning service at 11:00.
_ Other Activities '
help: move enough beef . . .
19 feed 1,053,924 soldiers . "fl”
via the Main Street of the Northwest!
Vhen it's time to move beef cattle from
the grassy ranges of the Northwest to feed
lots and markets, cowboys like Frank
Waldhsuser (top picture) ride right along
with the steern‘n special Northern Pacific
cattle trains. Last year these cowboys
helped move more than 15,000 earloads
of cattle over the Northern Pacific Rail-
“Humanoid” to ball-pond m . .
on. 0!
11“: “when Pucifl; ochre-flames: z.
a soda: on impedan! production . y any“,
I now appearing in The Sound?
. :x'and five aha ndionui moon-nos. ‘
play time and vacation school on
Fridays, 4 to 7 with supper.
The Church Policy Committee
will meet Sunday evening, 7:30.
St. Paul's W Church
81! ANA
Seventh Sunday After Trinity
10:00 a.m., Morning prayer and
and and Washington 8m
Rev. W. J. Sweeney, pastor
Hm Schedule
lst, 2nd. Brd and sth Sundm in
Kennewick at 7 and 8 a. m:
Hanford, 10:30 a.m.
Fourth Sunday. Hanford. 7:00
a.m. Kennewick. 9:30 and 11:00
a.m. Contagious Saturday. 7:00
to 8:00 p.m.
Edwin Eric Albrecht
Edwin Eric Albrecht. 44. passed
away Sunday at his home in East
Kennewick foilowing a week’s ill
ness. He had been in failing
health for several years. He was
born May 4, 1899 at Rollo, N.
Dak., coming with his parents to
Kennewick district more than 20
years ago. He is survived by his
wife Alma, two children Arthur
and Erma, at the home. His par
ents Mr. and Mrs. Emil Albrecht
of Pasadena, Calif., former Ken
”newick residents, three brothers,
ml, Jr.. Helmuth and George of
Kennewick. and a sister Mrs.
Louise Berry of Hollywood. Cam.
Funeral services are being held
this afternoon with Rev. Kauth
of the Bethlehem Lutheran church
in charge.
Thomas John Raid
Masonic graveside services were
held Sunday afternoon in the local
cemetery for Thomas John Reid.
who passed away at the hue of
his dadshter Mn. Robert Norris
on July 29th. He was born No
vember 13, 1878 in London. Eng
Kennewick for 14 years. He is
way from Minnuou. Notch Dalton.
Montana. ldnhn. Oregon and Washington
-ennugh beef» feed 1.058.924 soldier:
for n whole year!
This year. n! any. any. lend-lease n9l!
civilian needs become 3mm. still non
era Pacific- Mnin Stnetofthe Nor-chm!
survived by his widow. Men Reid
at the home. and two (linemen
Mrs. Norris and Marjorie Reid
and one grandchild Sylvie.
Nu. Blunt 3. Sch-do
' Mrs. Anne Schade passed away
Friday at the Pasco hospital. and
the body was shipped to Glendale.
Calit.. where funeral services and
burial will be held. Mrs. Schade
was born in December. 1901. at
Pittsburgh, Penn” she is survived
by her husband Elmer R. Schade.
brick layer with a construction
company on the Richland housing
project. two sons. Elmer and
Charles, in the navy somewhere
on the high seas. and Harry;
Schade. on a furlough from the{
Guadalcanal area. arriving a few
days before his mother paued‘
away. and one seven-year-old;
daughter Joan. ;
The tamily had been at Kenne
wick for the past six weeks living
in their trailer house at Hawn’s‘
Trailer Camp on Riverside Drive.‘
Mr. Schade. Joan and Harry ac-‘
companied the remains to Glenn
Birthday Celebrated
Sunday at Gilmores
Finley—Mr. and Mrs. John
Nunn wexe dinner guests Sun
more, the occasion being Mrs.
Nunn’s birthday. 11:. and Mrs.
Winfield Gilmore and anal! son
were also visitors at the A. Gil
more home Sunday.
their aunt md uncle. Mr. and
Manhunt-mom Tue-day.
Mn. Arlie Glamor visited
Sunday-mum withher
Mondayniult. .
wick fiduciary-nub. Rev.
Mrs. Wilson Arrives
For Indefinite Stay
' Finley—Mn. Ralph Wilson came
hut week from LeVerne. Okla..
for an indefinite visit with her
daughter and family. Mr. and
Mn. Orville Hurt. They, with
Mr. and Mn. Ell-worth O'Hair
and tan Curtis. were dinner
guest: Sunday of Mr. and Mn.
Herold O'Heir.
Save Heat!
Save Money!
Insulate that attic
NOW while material
is available. And re
member—Balsam Wool
is the only insulation
sold on a money-back
guarantee. Easy to ap
ply, economical, effici
Potlatch Yards,
Tel. 241 Kennewick
To Help
Handle The‘ir
Home '
BY Check .
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$ Opens
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Ivory housewife can now have her
own checking account. The require
nunta an an simple. the coat ao
mall that emyone “a?!” the
economy. convenience protec
tion 0! "mmbu '15:: ac
count any
amount. ‘lO minimum balance la
required. Thou la NO monthly
carrying charge—NO ltetn charge
for doxoaita—NO charge to:
check ammo-”cuticle:
gum—a hook of ten for a
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your initiui deposit. 1! you on!
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