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l Now being treated in an Eng
lish hospital for shrapnel wounds
received November 27 while in
combat in Germany. is Pfc. Rob
bert Fletcher. according to word
received today by his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. F. Fletcher, formerly
of Richland. .
Sl/c Henry Belair. aboard ship
somewhere in the Pacific, sends
the Reed family Season’s Greet
ings by V-Mail.
Mrs. Anna Amon recently re
ceived a letter from her son Loren
stating that he had seen Reta
Loe in Honolulu. Beta is an air
craft mechanic working in Pearl
Willis Taylor, medical cadet,
University of Oregon medical
school at Portland is expected
home Saturday to spend Christ-.
mas with home folks.
1 Geo. O. Beardsley, county chair
:man for the National Infantile
‘Paralysis campaign, announces the
‘appointment of Lawrence Scott
as chairman for the city of‘Ken
newick. The campaign will start
on the 14th day of January andl
all monies raised will be used di
rectly for combating infantile
paralysis. Benton county at the
present time has one victim of
this dreaded disease, for which
there is no known cause or cure,
and it is hoped that the people of
Kennewick will generously sup
port this campaign.
A/S Fred Markham will arrive
this evening from Hemet, Calif.,
_. .. d Christmas with his par
r. and Mrs. Fred Mark-
Sr. in the Garden Tracts.
. Lawrence P. Hawkins, bro
er of Miss Margaret Hawkins,
Kennewick, is due to arrive in the
United States soon on furlough
from the Mediterranean theater of
operations where he served 28
months with the Army Ordnance
Mrs Rob Simmelink entertained
the Kilkare bridge club with a
formal dinner of Christmas party
Monday evening. Covers were
laid for 12 with Mr. and Mrs. C.
ark Hill of Richland as guests.
Bridge honors for the evening
e t to the host and hostess.
fiiss Tommy Simmelink ar
from Washington State Col
eg ursday to spend the holi
gav at home. Miss Frances Lei:
k; 61' Vancouver accompanied
er to spend a few days at the
\Simmelink home. W _
fiiiiiifii Lewis Keene, jr., age
:pected home this week-end tron;
e University of Seattle to spend
the holiday vacation at the home
of their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
L. M. Keene.
Miss Mary Ellen Hogarth and
ake Wolfe were married Monday,
ec. llth by Rev. M. E. Pratt.
e will make their home in Ken
The Kennewick Needle club had
'ts annual Christmas party and
.xchange of gifts last Friday at
he home of Mrs. T. W. Payne on
ennewéckPArxzenue. ’ f
‘ . 0 er, AAMij, son 0
arie Bradley le t Monday
meda, Calif., after spend
a 'ls-day leave with his mother
ere in Kennewick.
_ Mrs. Merwin Miehnenand baby
aughter returned to their home ih
Camas Monday after spending
three weeks in Kennewick with
. er grandmother Mrs. Wm. Mun-\
cey and her husband’s parents
r. and Mrs. J. R. Michner. ‘
Tommy Simmelink, Winifred
awn, Margie Olds. Margaret
mith and Frances Perry, WSC
tudents are home for the Christ-j
as vacation. ‘
Pvt.“ Kenneth Staley is return-1
ng to Camp Haan, Calif., Friday‘
vening after spending a 15-day‘
urlough with his parents Mr. andi
rs. Odin Staley. ' '
Mike Watkins, USN, son of
r. and Mrs. Ed Watkins, West
lghlands, is home on furlough
or the holidays.
Mrs. Elsie Walters is spending
nstmas in Spokane. She‘ is go
-118 up Friday and returning on
Mrs.. Elizabeth Hembree is leav
ng Friday for Portland to. spend
week with her daughter Mrs.
.A. Metz and family. She ex
ects to be in Portland a week:
T.Sgt. and Mrs. I. W. Graves
nd baby from Biggs Field, El
380. Texas, are spending a. holi
ay furlough here in Kennewick
’ For ' Sale
n: I.' 1— c;o u s
App l e s
. $1.75 per bushel
Cannlng CO.-
with parents. relatives and friends.
Kennewick Valley Grange Will
have a Christmas party Friday
evening, Dece m2reb2taohrdluin
evening, December 22, starting
with a potluck supper at 7:00.
it short program will be followed
by dancing and cards.
Miss Verdella Mueller is spend
ing a two weeks holiday vacation
with her mother Mrs. I. N. Muel—
ler. Verdella makes her home in
Seattle and is employed by the
National Bank of Commerce.
Pasco, Kennewick Sojourner
club of the White Shrine held
a Christmas party last Friday at
the home of Mrs. Elsie Walters
in Kennewick.
The Excolentes club met De
cember 14 at the home of Mrs.
Leda Zarndt. Mrs. Jess Vinson
was in charge of the program.
Plans were completed for the an
nual Christmas dinner to be held
December 22.
E. S. McDonald~will be a busi
ness visitor in Seattle for .the
next week or ten days.
Mrs. A. J. Griffiths (Vivian
Higley) arrived in Kennewick
Friday to be with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Higley while her
husband is overseas. She has made
her home in, Pleasantville, New
Jersey for the past six months.
Those Hardy Seabees
Also Find Time to Sow
aren't satisfied with building the
roads and airflelds on the lighting
fronts—they need relaxation and are
getting it on New Caledonia with a
man-sized Victory garden.
The navy reported this and listed
these crops already harvested: 2,882
pounds of green beans. 3.740 ears of
sweet corn. 370 pounds of cucum
bers. 2.926 pounds of radishes.
Lettuce and onions. other stand
by: of gardeners. are problems.
Worms eat the lettuce: onions won't
grow to edible size. ‘
Their prize crop—more than an
acre of watermelons—is not yet
ready for eating.
Scouts Will Receive
$17,500 From a Song
NEW YORK—Boy and Girl Scouts
will receive 317.500 from the "God
Bless America" song fund in mem
ory of the late Brig. Gen. Theodore
Roosevelt. a trustee. who died in
France. . o
The national council of the Boy
Scouts of America was voted $lO.-
000 and the Girl Scout council of
Greater New YOrk $7.500 by the fund
Created in 1040 by Irving Berlin
to dispose of proceeds of his song.
the fund has distributed $121,000 to
Korean S‘ren 1: Saved
For Use in Air Raid:
NEW YORK—Because of the dan
ger of United States air raids J apa
nese authorities in Korea have aban
doned the use of a siren to summon
the population for twice a day corn.
pulsory worship of Emperor Hiro
_hito. it was disclosed by avbroadcast
ove'fl" the controlled Keijo radio re.
ported recently to the Office of War
Information. Trumpet calls and the
rendition of a song called “On to the
Sea" have been broadcast at 7 a. m.
and noon by local radios as a sub
stitute tor the siren. which has been
restricted to use as a raid warning,
the broadcast said.
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Claws 4 Zeros Singly,
He Wins Highest Medal
WASHINGTON. - The Congres
sional Medal of Honor has been
awarded Lieut. Robert M. Hanson.
marine officer who accounted for 25
Japanese planes before he was re
ported missing. Twenty planes of
Hanson's score were downed in six
consecutive days. The medal was
awarded specifically for- his attack on
six enemy torpedo bombers over
Bougainvilledsland and for shooting
down four Zeros while engaging the
fighters alone over New Britain is
land. Hanson was last seen Febru
ary 24 when his plane crashed into
the sea while flying an escort mis
sion to Rabaul the day before his
24th birthday. ’
First English Lutheran Sunday
school program to be given Sat
urday, December 23 at 8:00 p.m.:
Processional, Come All Ye
Faithful; invocation, Rev. Luvaas;
address of welcome, Iver Eliason;
a welcome, J uthith mrdltaoirdlu
a welcome, Judith Ann Smith;
a greeting, Jackie Stifter; Christ
mas Bells, Dorene Williams, Lor
etta Johnson; recitation, Peggy
Kleicknecht; Christmas Within,
Sandra Peterson; Tis Not Enough,
Larry Gunoe, Allen Fallgren;
song, primary group; My _ Gift,
Kathryn Hanson, Elaine Peterson;
Beautiful Story, Lucille Johnson,
Blanche Larson, Carol Falk. Lois
Brandon, Alzora Albrecht; Christ
mas story, La Ralle Smith; Christ
mas Joy. Marcia Falk; A Sleepy
Head, Eugene Eastman; song,
Away -in a Manger, Deloris Bab
cock, Sharon Brue, Arleen Glas
sow, Fernita Albrecht; The Rule at
Christmas, Adrian Anderson; My
Christ Child, Sharon Brue, Leo
Eliason, Arlene Glassow, Margery
Anderson, Femita Albrecht, De
loris Babcock, Lavene Williams;
In Light and Joy, Pauline Drew;
Christmas Acrostics. Norma Elia
son, Jerry Boyer, Gerald Magnu
son, Carlee Williams, Richard
Eastman, Martha Ann Houg, Le-
Verna Anderson, Norman Eliason
and Darrell Brandon; Loves In
carnation, Sylvia Black, Deloris
Kessinger, Gertrude Eliason: reci
tation, Jerry Pederson; playlet,
Christmas Spirit, Aunt Martha:
Leona Luvaas, Beth: Mary Lou
Larson, Ray: George Black;
Christmas Spirit, Rosella Al
brecht: Shepherd, Norman Vor
vick; Three Wise Men, Peter Lu
vaas, Rodney Nyleen, Laurie Falk;
Child, Mary Boyer; Poor People,
Betty Vesey, Harriet Vorvick,
Joyce Dickey, Dick Robbinson,
‘Cecil Johnson; Christian, Dwight
Larson. Offertory. Christmas
boxes. Benediction.
Send Clothmg to
European Area
The Women’s Society of the
United Protestant church sent 12
boxes of old clothing to the
American Friends Service com
mittee in Seattle, according to Mrs.
E.H. Trevenen, who had charge
of the clothing pickup. After a
very successful campaign in
which clothing was collected from
the homes of all the church mem
bers, the Women’s Society met
and tied the- bundles for shipping
on Wednesday evening. The
Friends, according to Mrs. Treven
en, will be asked to distribute the
clothing in the European area.
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FARMERS: Must- file their Estimated Tax re
turn on or before January 15, 1945 ;'
or they may file their final return
if they' have their completefigures.
ESTIMATED RETURNS may be amended on
or before Jan. 15, 1945 by others.
R.H.M. Bldg., across street Phone Kennewick 2641
from Pasco liquore store for location
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The Weather
The past week Kennewick’s
weather has certainly been uni
form, agar-ding to the records.
Day an night there has been
scarcely any variation. The week
last year showed the same char
acteristics. Records for the two
weeks follows:
1943 December 1944
27-24 14 . 29-25
29-26 15 ~ 27-26
30-27 16 28-25
30-27 17 2'?-24
32-28 _ 18 29-25
31-28 19 30-26
32-27 '2O . 36-28
There has been considerable ar
gument about the relative amount
of moisture this year, as compar
ed with other years. The long
time average precipitation for
Kennewick has been about 7%
inches annually. Two years ago
the local weather observer tot
aled 10.34 inches for the year;
last year the total dropped to
5.99 and this year, to date he has
measured 5.56 inches or an aver
age for the past three years of 7.3.
Chri§tmas Observances
Planned for Sunday
The annual Christmas service
at the Methodist church in Ken
newick will be. held on Sunday
morning. Several appropriate
features, including choral numbers
by the choir, will be a part of the
service. On Sunday evening a
large group of young folk plan a
caromng tour of the community.
The Christmas pageant, “The
Nativity”, opening with a colorful
and beautiful candle lighting pres
entation, will be given on Thurs
day evening the 215 t, at 7:30.
About 50 costumed players will
take part. . -
Pays Six Bucks for
Carton of Camels
Kiwanians all brought gifts to
the regular Tuesday noon lunch
eon. These were auctioned off
to the members, with the pro
ceeds being given to the Othopedic
hospital. Most of the gifts brought
around two bucks each, but one
carton of genuine C el cigar
ettes brought the fangn figure of
six dollars. What proved to be a
pound of butter cost its purchaser
two dollars, but he donated it to
‘be sold the second time. The
members had a lot of fun with
prosecuting attorney C. L. Powell
acting as the high-powered auc
tioneer. -
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Notman
of Sheridan, Wyoming, came the
first of the week to spend a few
days with the home folks, Mr.
Notman is to report for service
December 27th.
....Children’s Christmas Service.
December 24. 8:00 p.m.; Bethle
hem Lutheran Church; -_ _ _
Prelude, Christmas Medley, Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Neuman. Proces
sional, “Glorious Is Thy Name,
children. Prayer, pastor. Hymn,
congregation. Gloria Patri. Scrip
ture reading. “Lo How a Rose E'er
Blooming," choir. Christ in pro
phecy, recitation, mades six and
seven. “0, Little Town of Bethle
hem," children. The First Christ
mas, recitation, kindergarten.
“Shout the Glad Tidings." Wel
come, girls, grades three and four.
“Silent Night, choir and children.
The Christmas Story. Little chil
dren, kindergarten. “To Us a
Child of Hope is Born.” The
Child’s name, third grade boys.
“Sing Hosanna.” . B-E—T—H-L-E-
H-E-M, first and second grades.
“The First Noel.” Kings of the
Orient,. fifth and sixth grades.
Shepherds, seventh and eighth
grades. “Come Hither Ye Chil
dren,” children and choir. “Heav
en.” “Besides Thy Manger Here
I Stand.” Closing hymn by congre
gation. Distribution of gifts.
Local Boy Accounts
For jap Fighter
It was with a good deal of sur
prise as well as pride that Mr.
and Mrs. L. M. Keene learned
that their son, Cpl. Walter Beebe
Keene shot down his first jap
fighter during the raid of the
B-29’s over japan Dec. 4. It was
his fifth mission. He is regularly
assistant flight engineer. but has
been trained in gunnery. and has
had many hours’ experience as
pilot of the big Supers. He is in
the 2lst Bomber command, based
on Saipan.
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a We salute the homemakers of America .. . the women who have a
done so much to bring peace nearer. In saying “Merry Chnstmasl’ a
.. we want to convey to the homemakers of Kennewmk our appaecl
atlon of their cooperation wlth us, as a home store. We ow a
. we have not been able to render them the semce they have learned
to expect ... we know that we dld not always have Just what they a
wanted . . .but we hope to make amends when America can again
a concentrate upon the needs 9f a nation at peace, rather than upon a
a ' the requirements ‘of a wartime world. 3
Another Christmas .. . another year drawing to a close .. a new - a
‘ year dawning which is». different from the last three wartime
years because it bzrmg to us all’ the hope of a year of a
peace . . . of a betterworld to come. a
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Homemede Furniture Polish
The simple mixture of two parts
boiled linseed oil and one part
turpentine makes an excellent pol
ish for furniture. but wood ex
perts agree that the mixture should
be used with plenty of elbow
grease for satisfactory results.
The oil “feeds" the wood. and
the turpentine loosens dirt and
helps the oil penetrate the wood.
This polish removes the dull. foggy
appearance that furniture often
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acquires, and helps conceal fine
cracks or checks ln the finish.
Apply the mixture with a soft
cloth. Then with a dry cloth rub
off excess polish and keep rub
bing with the grain of the wood
until the surface is entirely dry
and will not show a finger mark.
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