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The Kennewick courier-reporter. [volume] (Kennewick, Wash.) 1939-1949, December 16, 1943, Image 3

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m Columbia Courier for Dec.
“'o’ no: reports that—ln this is
," print the application for in
motion of the Town of Ken-
W The sentiment of the peo
fl. ”an; unanimous on the pro-’
W as every signer has signi
imd his intention of voting for the
was, should the board of coun
g‘ mission“ pass favorably
Emu and order an election. ‘
w” back in 1903, the village of
Me]: was in Yakima county
Ad. an petition for incorporation
mummified to the county com-
Wof that county. 01 the
one-Half Mile Northwest Prosser on New Highway
Sale Starts at 10:00 AM. Sharp , '
'ISALES:—Ist and 3rd Mondays of Each Month
We have already listed 66 head of cattle including
16 good dairy cows; 20 head feeder hogs; 6 sows;
Bhead horses; 50 chickens; l 5 weaner pigs
Some machinery, 100 posts, 25 boxes red Delicious
' apples '
NOTE: 35 head of above cattle have just been taken
' out of a cornfield that hadn’t been picked. ~ ‘
_lf you have anything to sell, bring it in, All cattle
‘I must be in by 1:00 p.m. _
OLNEY, Auchone‘er 8: Manager
MRS. OLNEY, clerk ‘ JIM HOLSTINE, assistant
We are now working in carrots f
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A large percentage of tliese canned goods
are going to our armed forces '
_ Help Conserve. Needed food
- for Victory! '
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CA N N I N G ' CO.
original signers of the petition, but
three are still in Kennewick—W.
A. Morain, W. F. Sonderman and
A. F. Brown. The petition was
dated Dec. 17, 1903. . .
That—The Gerry store, then lo
cated at Yakima and Front streets
(Where Tony’s wrecking lot now
is) was advertising fresh bread
daily. (It had to be shipped in by
railroad train from Yakima.)
That—lt is reported that about
70 families from lowa are going to
settle in Kennewick next Spring.
That—Forty years ago the de.
partment of the Interior was in
vestigating the possibilities of ir
rigation in the :great bend” of the
Columbia river. Secretary Hitch
cock was to order a survey of the
possibilities made. ‘
That—A lot on Front street was
sold for SSOO and the new owner
had refused to sell at a higher
figure- 7 . ~. . -
That—A musical program, spon
sored by the ladies of the Presb
yterian church advertised admission
prim of 15 cents for adults and 10
cents for children.. The program
included a mandolin solo.
That—Mrs. Caroline Klitten, as
president, was advertising “A Se
lect Undenbminational Christian
' , 1913 -
The Kennewick Courier for Dec.
12, 1913 states that—The city coun
cil passed a resolution Tuesday
evening asking the new state high
way commissioner, who takes of
fice this week, to take immediate
action toward securing , a survey
for the. proposed wagon bridge
across the Columbia between Ken
newick and Pasco.
._That—The Finley Live Wires,
the newly Organized booster club
of the lower valley, will give an
entertainment in the Finley grange
hall Satudray night.
That—Bids were opened at the
special session of the city council
Tuesday night for. the construction
of the new bridge across the canal
at Washington street.- The bridge
to be constructed of cement. The
structure will cost in the neigh
borhood of SI9OO complete.
The Kennewick Courier-Report‘-
er for Dec. 1923, tells us that—ln
the annual election'of the Colum
bia Irrigation District director held
last Tuesday, L.‘ A. Tweedt re
ceived all but one of the 67 votes
That—Miss Ruth Dickinson and
Merrill R. Simmelink were united
in marriage by the Rev; F. L. Fras
er Saturday, Dec. 8, at the home
of the'bride’s parents in East Ken
newick.. ‘
That—Mrs. Arthur J acot reports
that the Red Cross Roll Call con
ducted by the Kennewick Minute
women brought in a .total of'
$156.25. '
That—F. A. Swingle, county
chairman of the Near East Relief
campaign reports that more than
a ton of old clothing has been col
lected in this county. The clothes
will he bated for. shipment this
week. ‘ -
The Kennewick Courier-Report
er for Dec. 14, 1933, says that—The
Beasley Variety store, Kennewick’s
newest business institution opened
its doors today. 11:13 located in the
Hover block next door to the post
That—Ten years ago Kennewick
was splurging on street decorations
for the holiday season. In addi
tion to the customary trees in the
flag pole holes, garlands of gren
;ery were strung between the poles.
‘ That—Efforts are still being
made to secure more work on the
North Bank highway from Pater
son to Kennewick.
That—Apples by the car load
lot are rolling from the Big Y at
iKennewick this week- for both ex
;port and domestic trade. Three
7cars were shipped Tuesday evening
and one. Wednesdw' and three
fmore will roll Friday for the
Christmas trade. Romeo, Delicious
and Winesaps are the apples being
shipped. '
: That—Bill Graves and Bobby
Johnson have been named for poo
sitions on the district all-star high
school football team by a com
mittee [composed of coaches and
sport writers. Harington received
honorable mention.
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grees or higher inside your engine
—nnd where heat is highest, wear
iageetest. You can count on RPM
. ermmCherged) to stick to
thoie hot spots, give them etmgh,
de ndable film of lubrication.
Org: r oils crawl away from heat,
but "RPM" ig specially com
pounded to "stay put at blowtorch
. temperatures. ,
Oil takes a heating with no
tioned driving -—Drain and
refill with "RPM" every 1000
. miles—Do it on the dot!
sTANDAfi .
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Phone or Mail Your Order Today to
n. ,E . OLIv E R
_ Phone 2512
SW Vin.
Your local representative for
Locust Grove Grange
To Have Christmas Party
Locust Grove—The Grange will
hold its annual Christmas enter
tainment Dec. 22. Every member
is urged to come and enjoy the
program and customary appear
ance of Santa Claus.
Mrs. Clara Root, Mrs. Margar
ethe and Mr. and Mrs. Chester
Anderson visited friends and rela
tives in Prosser last Saturday.
Mrs. Budd .Larkin, Jim and
Sherry were Friday evening din
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Smith. ‘ o
Bill Kratzer of Pullman spent
last week visiting his friends and
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kratzer.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nicoson
and girls were Sunday guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harley
Neel in Kennewick. While there
they enjoyed a visit with Mrs.
Nicison’g aunt, Mrs. Maude Scott
of Belle Fourche, So. Da‘k. '
Mr. and Mrs. Reese and family
were Sunday guests of Mr. and
Mrs. E. S, Reese in Kennewick. Lt.
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» . . I've got a furlough and I'm ' .
' coming home for Christmas!
\ Boy, what a swell prosent...just
‘ to be home with you and Pop and the
. - kids: ~ ,
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not be able‘ to get transportation Q
because the trains are so crowded.
' ‘.. If that should happen, it would be
the worst disappointment I've ever , .
. ‘ had. » Everyone thinks my outfit . '
. - will be going across soon, so this
. probably will be my last chance to
_ be with youtor quitea spell. ,
. I'll get home some way -. even it _
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. be there on christian day. ‘
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Comdr. Karl Reese and family of
Port Townsend are visiting rela
tives for a few days.
Miss Dorothy Gragon of Kenne
wick was an overnight guest Fri
day of Vera and Kathryn Nicoson.
Lester Liebel of Pullman was a
dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hen
ry Smith last Friday.
Mr., and Mrs. Manuel Klein-
Lknecht and family of Kennewick
§and Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Simmelink
‘were Sunday evening guests of
‘Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kratzer.
The Misses -Marian and Esther
Reese attended a birthday party
Wednesday evening honoring Miss
Marjorie Pasche and were over
night guests in the Pasche home.
‘ Mrs. Clara Root entertained
’Monday with a birthday dinner
{for her daughter, Mrs. Lynn Beigh
itol ot'Prosser. Mr. and Mrs. Beigh
‘tol were overnight guests, return
ing to their home Tuesday.
3 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kratzer spait
; Monday and Tuwday visiting with
{friends and Relative: in'Pomeroy.
Neil Simmelink was an over
night guest of Bill Kratzer Thurs
day. - ~
Be the Prelhesl flung
‘ '3on the Xmas Tree
your hair is lovely, -
your nails are well
.4 cared for, your make
up is flattering. You’ll
be his lovely Christ
mas present if you
come to Larry’s first!
- ‘k ‘k ‘k ‘
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Larry s eauly Par or
‘_ Phone 401 for Appointment

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