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The Kennewick courier-reporter. [volume] (Kennewick, Wash.) 1939-1949, October 19, 1944, Image 7

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a 5321'5. in Neuman, president of the
no“ CossaCk PlrSl concert association stated that the ‘
tickets for the series are now be- .
S " ing prepared. and will be mailed j
n concert erles to all members by Mrs. C. L.
, Blimth' secretary. It is acquitted .
, .; - November 4th, has tat any members .w o ave
iu-Ei'i‘tuc’olnfirmed as the .date for changed their) mailing address
ipening of the Kennewmk-Pasco Since Jotning t e assoclation p ease
concert series. with the openmg aggise Mrs. Booth _of the correct
attraction being the Plato“ Don a mess so that mail contact wrll
Cossack Russian Male Chorus. The be poss:ble.
Don Cossacks. as well as all other Mr. Neuman also annouced con
attraetions will appear in the audi- firmation of the dates of the other
torium of the high school, and ad- artists appearing in the series.
mission will he by membership Rudolph Firkusny. Czech pianist
uhlv. the seating capacity of the will appear January 30th, and is
auditorium having been sold be- considered the top performer of
mm booking the artists that will the younger artists. He appeared
appvul‘. Curtain time will be 8:30 in last years series at Walla Walla,
for all attractions. ’ and won high acclaim for his in-
The Don Cossacks are probably teresting performance.
the best known male chorus ap- The final number of the series
pmrmg on the concert stages of will be Anna Kaskas, contralto,
not only our own country, but prior
to the war, in almost every other
Country, where they have always
been rated as outstanding in their
musical entertainment. Probably
mnre local people have heard these
singers than . any other similar
group now appearing on the con
cert stage, and the membership
has expressed much appreciation
to the officers of the association
for their judgment in selection this
group as the opening number.
Sgt. John Behrman !
Given Rating Boost I
T/Sgt. John W. Behrman was!
recently promoted to his presenti
rank while serving as crew chief!
with a night fighter squadron in
His squadron was the first night
fighter squadron to be stationed
on the European continent, an!
riving in Italy with the British]
Bth Army in September, 1943. It
is part of the 12th Fighter Com
mand, the AAF component of the
Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air
Force. It is engaged in the‘pro
tection of Allied convoys, shipping.
and the interception and destruc
tion of enemy aircraft, installa
fi: and shipping in Italy.
Ralph: '
I must apologize for not writ-1
. 33 253,513
The Strange Cos, .-
o'f Mr. America ~
Ex“ 4;. .' '-:"
OUTSTANDING among the q“
of the typical American citize ‘s t‘ .
unfailing devotion he demonfi
throughout his lifetime to thaw .-
fare of his family. Success in 1118 bus:-
ness affairs is not a thing apart from
his home life. The good American
rightly regards business income as
a very foundation requirement for
family happiness. -
Every day of his life the good
American has home in mind With
office, store or factory. Stran_gely,.
however, this same good American
often neglects to provide a wise ad
ministration of his estate leaves
complicated problems as burdens for
inexperienced administration.
For many ms The National Bank ol Commerce _
0] Seattle has been serving thwople o] this com
munity as executor of estates a trustee under wills
and trust agreements. The knowledge gained by us
through these varied experiences may prove helpful
to you in planning your aflairs. Our concern is pri
marily with the business and administrative side 0!
estate management. Matters of a legal nature, and the
preparation 0! documents. should be referred to your
Trust Department
T h e
l of Seattle
Esnsusnm 1889 _/
Resources Over $300,000.0MN
Kennewick Branch
now in her sixth season with Met
ropolitan Opera association. Not
only one of the most'outstanding
contraltos to appear in Metropoli
tan, Anna Kaskas pleases the eye
as well as the ear, being one of
the youngest in the operatic field.
She has been identified with Wal
ter Damrosch “Cyrano,” the New
York Philharmonic orchestra, the
Philadelphia orchestra at Robin
Hood’s Dell, and many silimar or
ganizations. I
ping sooner and ¢very time I re-‘
leeive the paper $ say to myself
“Just as soon as I finish reading
this I will write and thank him."
But something always comes up
lbefore I finish.‘ 1,... e decided
now that I havbf *“ *1 off long
ienough so here WIVJ'
I, like all the o. ; I.‘ [-ws, want
to thank you t j___‘: .i’fyvonderful
[job you are doi. g 2 ' eally ap
ipreciate the pa 3.35:. uch and
read it from f {infirm-‘l‘-
Even though‘j_af§sd_, s and I
moved from (1’ fi’: 4 ennewick
before I came ii», if; 'g y, I still
feel it is my 11523;“ am very
anxious to see 5?. ,V' ..2: e way it‘
has grown. F .
Ralph, there 3 ,I}, ' g I’m
wondering abo fit? ‘ou saving
any of the horn it; h;_ Is for us
or‘do we have 7; 7;, where
[we are station «a»;
I‘m stationed here at the Mile-‘
High City of Denver. as they call.
it. It is a very scenic location and:
the Rockies make a very nice,
place to go on our day off. Also
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‘ STEP 1 Here are Counties “A” and “B”. Both of them STEP 2 Referendum 25 gives absolute authority to any
have PUDs. More than half of the Electric twoof the three PUD Commissioners in County
Company’s system is in these two counties. And here , “A", and any two of the three in County “B", to put
is County “C”, too. Whether there is a PUD in County their four heads together and consolidate their dis
‘ “C” or not doesn’t make any diiference. Referendum tricts into one big district without avote of the people.
_ ’ 25 gets everybody coming or going. The first step is Referendum 25 takes no ehances on the people seeing
to make sure that the people can’t vote! through the deal and voting it down. ‘
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' STEP 3 And now what happens? The new consolidated STEP 4 Where ‘lO we 8° from here? Pretty 500“ the
“A-B” Super-PUD takes over the Electric Com- political bureaucrats of Washington. D.C.. who
. ~ phany, lock,t;tock alnd barrel, incéudiltzigf ever‘ything 1,121,: :gtrons 11:11: i; Emmi? Rgsferendti: 285 two
. at serves e peop ein ounty “”. e eren um 25 0. NOV 1 e eren um “Ye e uper
- makes up the rules as it goes along. and the citizens PUD Commissioners can pass a resolution without
of County “on have no vote under this “democratic” vote of the people to “sell, lease or otherwise dispose
law. Nor do the people have a vote on the millions of 0‘ any public utility properties t 0 the United §“t”"-
' ,_ __ dollars of public bonds the four Commissioners will 'm'rhet wa; deliberately put into the 13" With the
need to issue! tention o carrying it into effect. Don‘t let anybody
That puts County “C” at the mercy of the Super- ' tell you they are just idle words. The Department
' . PUD Commissioners from “A” and “3”. They have of the Interior's lawyeu eenfimed it the other day
. autocratic authority over everybody’s electric gates. it" statement handed to the newspapers, “fiat flatly
. " The State’s authority over rates is destroyed. The that-this Pm 0‘ Referendum-25 refers to flute gen-
Commissioners can say who will get semce and who crating ”d transmission properties .‘:.hwh PUD!
won’t. They can raise power rates in County “C” and ~ WW“ Mt mill to oper.ate and maintain 1 Whit can
reduce rates in “A” and “B" so as to make industries the People fly about this frame-up? Nothing!
' . locate where they want them—and County “C" can't
. ' say a word. .
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- ' Then ask WHY Referendum 25 deliber
’ The eggs of this long-planned plot are now -
‘ISP 5 ready to hatch. It would be my for the M» ately authorizes such a sell-out!
' hungry Rederal bureaucrats to talk these four Super- WHY do the backers of Referendum 25
‘ PUD Commissioners into selling the generating plants . , , .
and transmission lines to the Government, on promises my “k you t 0 V 0“ for a: Without
_ of freedom from taxes, special rates, a cinch monopoly giving you a single reason except to ap
of all distrihution, and a chance to get out from under - . . . .
. heavy bond issues that the surprised people are com- Mto out mm ”maul prejudice“ And
plaining about. WHY are they so careful to keep the
EfP°rie°¢f‘F ’“P‘mibie Government Wide“ “3‘ ' actual provisions of Referendum 25 in the
‘Chllflllln Lilienthal of the TVA have warned the , , .
public about the danger of political favoritism. fir. Wk? Do they thmk you an t be med
' Lugs“ {“7" d with this knowledge any more than you
“ , i it were politically managed, coul become .
a curse to this valley.. .4 city that votes ‘rigbt’. a an. be trusted With . '0“?
county that delivers the ‘right’ number of votes for a A 'tisen com
particular organization or candidate, an industry that We urge every n to [all the
4 ‘comes through’, could be rewarded by advantages in plete text 0f Referendum 25° See for You”
the location of transmission lines though such a loca- self how cleverly the whole plot he. been
tion was not justified by the business facts. A city and ; h h . 1'
its industries that did not vote 'right’ might find that h‘d— W t ey are W to ' ‘9 over
its electric substations were not adequately main- a new law with glib assurance that it
22:3; £51533 ".'." m" “m “3 ”““'“ really does not mean anything except
. “public power”. Ask your PP&L ofice
I p for a copy of Referendum 25 today.
‘a lot of the well known dance/'1
.bands come here. I‘ve been very|V
{fortunate to have been here eight I‘
lmonths now and with a little good I:
luck I hope to see all of the home-
town folks in a month or so. I
went through the B-29 school here
‘and am now instructing mainten.
‘ance crews.
We are pretty proud of our ship.
l but I guess all the fellows in the
a Air Corps are just as proud of .
- the plane they an attached to. ‘
In closing. I want to thank you
. again for the paper. It means a
Thursday. October 19. 19“
’Kennewick Courier-Reader 7
lot to us.
Cpl. Richard Foraker
Denver. Colorado

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