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Local Scouts
Win Awards in
com of Honor A
‘ Local Boy Scouts were honored
by receiving high ranks at the
Scout Week Court of Honor held
Wednesday evening at the USO.
It was unusual in that most of
the awards given were for the
higher ranking Scouts.
. Stewart Houston of Kennewick
was presented the Eagle badge,
which is the highest rank, by
Judge B. B. Horrigan. His parents
, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Houston, ac
companied him to the stage to re
ceive this honor. . Mrs. Houston
pinned the badge on her son’s
uniform after which Stewart pre
sented his mother with a minia
ture Eagle badge.
A silver palm award which
shows service and achievement
. by an Eagle Scout was presented
Mrs. K. Hales whose son is in
the service. Kenneth earned 15
merit badges in addition to his;
Eagle requirements. This was:
presented by Walt Johnson, Skip-‘
per of Sea Scout Ship 26. V
Life Scout rank was awarded
to four scouts: Art Feiro Jr., Dick
Matheson, Richal Smith and Bfllyf
Brace by Wendell Brown, chair
man of the Sacajawea district. I
Don Brown and Bill Taylor re
ceived the Star scout rank pre
sented by Frank Mason, chair
- man of the district committee on
health and safety.
The merit badge awards were
presented by Dwight Thomas,
chairman of the district commit
tee on organization and exten
sion, to the following scouts: Em
erson Barto, Don Brown, Jim
Christian Son, Wendell Houchins,
Dick Matheson, Richal Smith,
Phillip and Norman Vorick, Row
land Denny, Jim Bond, Leland
Higley, Bill Taylor and Art Fe
iro Jr. These were given in a
variety of subjects all the way
from reptile study to music.
First class rank was awarded
to Robert Woehler by Harry Hig
ley, member of troop committee
with Robert’s troop. His father
j and scoutmaster, Walter Woehler,
pinned on the badge.
‘ Second class rank went to Jim
my Bockius and Darrell Hanson,
‘ being presented by Frank Krshka,
, chairman of the district commit
tee on camping and activities.
j Troop 26 of Pasco won the
L court 'of honor flarWhich' goes
to the troop with a large propor
’ tion of their members present and
receiving advancement. The at
tendance of invited guests also
,counts on the award. The flag
was made by Mrs. Wendell
Brown and . presented by Les
, Houchins, district commissioner.
‘ Vane Wilder was chairman of
the court of honor and was as
‘ sisted by Lynn Hebnon, field
’ scout executive. The USO and:-
L torium was decorated for Scout
‘ Week by local scouts. The wm
f dow displays in Pasco and Ken
newick will be judged Saturday.
The prize will be presented to a
troop at the next court of honor.
: Veteran’s English Wife
To Join Husband Here
. ' Mrs. Robert Walters and daugh
’ ter, Sharon Elizabeth, are arriving
from England on February 13th.
. They will dock in New York. Rob
. ert Walters and his wife Maureen
‘ courted a year in England and
then were married January 5,
. 1943. She is to proced to his folks’
home in Walla Walla, where he
will meet her. Then they will come
to Kennewick to live as he is em
. ployed here in a service station on
Avenue C.
L Mary Evan Atwood died.at birth
_ last week in the Pasco hospital. The
infant weighed nearly 12 pounds.
Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jeff At
wood of Nob Hill. Mrs. Atwood is
L home from the hospital.
Conservationists to See Coulee Dan. ‘
[ Kennewiols lo _Bonoeyine (as-avail -.
A trip to Grand couiee dam, a
caravan tour down the north bank
to Bonneville and a week’s insti
tute at Washington State College
are on the spring program of the
Lewis and Clark chapter of the
Northwest Conservation league.
The Coulee dam tour-is schedul
ed for April 7 when the group will
be guests of the Reclamation Bur
To focus attention on the need
for a north bank highway the cara
van will start from Kennewick on
May 5 The group will hold its
regula! monthly meeting on Sat
urday, May 4, at Kennewick and
proceed on the trek the following
day. The league is sponsoring the
project of a Lewis and_Clark Me
morial highway which is to follow
the approximate route of the ex
plorers of this area.
Some time during the month of
June the league will sponsor a
week-long conference at Washing
ton State college. Studied on this
program will be soil conservation.
parks and recreation; planning.
gage and fisheries, and other sub-
Walla Walla was chosen for the
larch meeting on the 7th. An.-
nouneement will be made as to the‘
place at meeting later. 1
At Pasco the group met Friday;
News from Our Ken and Women ‘
In the-Armed Services
Pvt. Norman Hardesty, son of
’Mr. and Mrs. w. A. Hardesty, left :
for China Sunday from Fort ‘
Lawton. Norman has been in the :
service since August taking his
basic training at Camp Roberts, .
Calif. Mrs. Norman Hardesty of .
Pasco went to Seattle Monday to .
spend several days with her hus- ‘
band before he was sent out. ;
R. E. Lewls, BM2/c, of .
the U. S. Navy, arrived in San
Francisco from the Philippine Is- .
lands recently. He called his par- ‘
ents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Lewis of
South Highlands and said he ‘
would be home in a few days ‘
after receiving his discharge. He
has over three years service to
his credit.
'Thompsol Heads |
New Council |
I The Secretary of Agriculture has
terminated the U .S.D.A. War
Boards as of the close of business,
Nov. 30, 1945, and in their place
has established U.S.D.A. Councils
in each county.
’ There is hereby established in
each state and in each county a
U.S.D.A. Council. It shall be the
function and responsibility of each
council to help the agencies of the
department to coordinate their re
spective activities. In addition, the
council shall provide a medium
for the exchange of information
and the discussion of the prob
lems of mutual interest to the
agencies represented and for car
rying out such assignments as may
be made by the secretary from
rtime to time. These councils shall
work closely with other groups in
!the localities involved and their
activities with respect to the pro
)groms of the department shall at
all times be such as to render
.maximum assistance in meeting
‘the special needs of each locality.
’. The following persons were
Ipresent at the organization meet
ing last week in the Triple A of
lfice: A. J. Thompson, chairman,
AAA, ....Benton Cousin... s.
Schnellhardt, Soili Conresvation
Service; Walter Click, County
Agent; Gladys Bolon, Home Dem
onstration Agent; Victor D. Rogers,
Vocational Agriculture Instructor;
Pat Wortenslaben, Farm Security
Administration, who was visiting
from Franklin County.
The following officers were
elected: president, A. J. Thompson;
vice president, Otto Schnellhardt;
secretary, Victor D. Rogers.
This meeting will be held at
least once each month.
Contractors Organize
Business Association
, One of this area’s newest organ
izations is the Kennewiek—Pasoo
Contractors association. The group
has been formed for the purpose
of jointly solving some of the num
erous problems that confront the
[building trade. -
Dave Zier has been named pres
ident with J. D. Dover-spike as
secretary-treasurer. The board of
directors consists of Ree Money
nolds, B. R. Schlichter and M. C.
The organization plans to pro
mote better huilding methods
through the exchange of ideas and
initiation of control legislation.
“With the large number of
buildings starting and in prospect
for this area,” a spokesman for
the organization commented, “we
believe certain minimum stand
ards of construction should be de
veloped for the protection of the
owner. Present requirements only
. cover the need for tire promotion.”l
evening 101' a Bum muss _ as
the Pasco hbtel, followed by an
open meeting at the USO hall,
Featured speaker was Major B. S.
Hutton, of the public relations de‘
partment of the Bureagvgf‘ Reels-r
mation. The speaker intro-l
duced by Tom Smith, warden ot‘
the state prison at Walla Walla.
Major Hutton described the
work of Coulee dam as producing
“calories and kilowatts.” He du
cribed the tremendous job done
by Coulee power in'the war et
fort. Coulee dam, he said, was
the only power plant that had
enough water to carry an overload
throughout the war. years.’ .
He described the plans of the
Bureau for setting up the huge
;Columbia Basin project, which,
,in spite of itssize, represents only‘
‘one eighth of one percent of the
nation’s farm land. ~ ‘ ‘
“We must establish a broader
concept of human relations,” Tom
Smith said in his opening max-Ix
He urged the greatest development
of public enterprises not by gov
ernnkifnnt tltp’ut by groups 01 people
wor gether.
H. A? Andrews of Walla W 3
gopresidentlot the org-1% I“
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memberdnp mm W
are requested to write to In:
Walton, 1424 Goethals. W _p

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Lt. (jg) John W. Safford was
'relaesed from active Naval ser- ‘
vice January 28 at the Seattle ;
separation center. ;
Lt. Safford entered the Navy .
in December, 1943, and served!
overseas six months before being ;
commissioned in July 1944. Since '
then he has served ten months
aboard a -transport in the Pacific. j
He has been awarded the Asiatic- ‘
,Pacific ribbon with one bronze
star, the American Theater and
Victory ribbons.
Although being on terminal
leave at the present time. Lt. Saf
ford has enrolled at W.S.C. to .
take graduate educational work
this semester before resuming his
work as' vocational agricultural ‘
hnstructor. ‘
Mrs. John Safford and daugn- '
ter Carol Ann have resided with ‘
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
Normell, at Asotin. They visited
rover the week end with relatives
and friends in Kennewick. Lt.
Safford is the son of Mrs. Verda :
Safford, 226 E. 3rd. .
Listed among men discharged .
from the Navy at Bremerton are
three from Kennewick: Loyce M.
Hamlin, MMI/c, Jack C. Clark,
Yeoman l/c and James Bellomy,
lJr. Seaman l/c.
T/3 L. R. Barnes, son of R. H. ?
Barnes of Kennewick is one of
1925 Army veterans returning to 1
the States for discharge aboard ‘
the USS O’Hara, a Navy attack
transport which left Saipan Jan- .
uary 21. .
__ . ‘
T/5 Ed Durocher’s folks recently .
received a letter from him saying i
that he is now training mechanies 3
in Japan. 3
} Pvt. Cloyd Parker returned to 1‘
Kerns, Utah, this week after {
spending a furlough at his folks :
home, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Parker. 4
From Kerns he expects to ship ;
' ‘-Max LrMilliard, Yi/c and wife '
Clara Beth are here for a short 1
visit with his parents, Mr. and 1
Mrs. R. E. Millard/He was dis- 1
charged from the Navy at Brem- ‘
erton Navy Yard Feb. 7. He
plans on going to college at Stan
ford under the G.l. bill. ‘
Norris Bob Owens, son ‘of Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert Owens, left on
Thursday for Seattle. where he
will report for duty in the mer
chant marines.
Mr. and Mt. Wens gave a fare
3:le venin in'l‘hliizse Wtednes
e g. presen were
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Miller and
sons, Neil, Glenn and Lloyd, Mr.
and Mrs. Bernard Kempe and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Norris and daugh
ter, Sylvia. Games were played
and refreshments served later in
the evening. -
Mr. andle Alfred Price re
ceived word that their son, who
has been missing for the past year
and a half, has been declared dead.
He was on submarine duty.
Pvt. Rel: Guest is home on a
ls-day- furlough. from Camp Rob
erts, California. He is to report
back to Long Beach. .
Bill Falk is shipping out on the
aircraft carrier Tuscaloosa this
Bill Boutelle, MOM2/c. receiv
ed his discharge in Honolulu and
has accepted a position as heavy
equipmnet operator at Hickman
Field. He also writes of seeing
Rita Lee there. , ‘
Captain and Mrs. John Smith
from Colorado Springs,'Colo., are
Clyde Higley family before going
on to their home in Spokane.
. Robert Mason. FM2/c and wife
to be shipped out .soon and his
wife fkl'ans on staying here with
his fo
Warren' Giles has been dis
charged from the Navy after
three years service. most of the
time on an aircraft carrier.
Sgt. LaVern Goldsmith is home
on furlough. He just got back
from a tour of duty in Germany.
He expects to be discharged in ‘
three months.
, Sgt. Lawrence R. Hayes of
Kennewick is one of tubal;
States for dhcharge aboard the
USS General Adam? a New
January 21. } j
' “of?” Jacob- '
Janna of Ruth (Sty has .- I
listed 'for three years in the Ah 3
Lions lira]: Lower]
Valley Title in
Tuesday Win !
Lower Yakima Valley League
Team Won Lost Pct.
Kennewick 8 l .888
Richland 5 4 .555
Pasco 5 4 .555
Grandview 3 6 .333
Prosser 3 6 .333
Sunnyside 3 6 .333
The Kennewick Lions won the
championship of the Lower Yaki
ma Valley League Tuesday night
by soundly defeating Richland Hi.
in the largest combined score of
any league game to date, Lions 56
and Richland Bombers 34. Regard
less of the outcome of the final
games between the teams of the
league tonight, the Lions remain
on top and are the number 1 team
of this section. At this writing.
Richland and Pasco are tied for
second spot, with Grandview, Pros-
Fans who have not been fortun
ate enough to see the Junior Hi
games this season, really have mis
sed something. Under the able di
rection of Coach Spotzer, the boys
have an enviable record, having
won all of their games to date,
with the exception of one loss to
the Pasco Junior Hi and that only
one point.
Kennewick Junior Hi is the
champion of the Lower Yakima
and they play it off with Washing
ton Junior Hi of Yakima on Sat.,
Feb. 16th there for the champion
ship of the entire Yakima Valley.
During the season they have beat
en the following teams twice—
Richland, Toppenish, Prosser,
Wapato with one victory over the
following: Hermiston, Pasco and
Wa-Hi, a record to be proud of—
-12 wins and 1 loss.
ser and Sunnyside tied for the
fourth position. Although tonight‘s
play will not affect the top rank
ing, it will however, determine the
fourth team to attend the tourna
ment at Wapato, starting Friday.
Feb. 22, unless the last three teams
should lose and then the fourth
team would have to be determined
next week.
The game between the Lions and
the Bombers, on Tuesday night on
the Lions’ floor started off at a
lively tempo and with a half time
score of 32-19 in favor of the Lions.
a packed house was assured of a
high scoring game before the eve
ning was over. Bob Wyatt was the
bets and 2 gift shots for 14 points.
Jim Stifter. the “Park View Flash"
was close behind with ll points.
while Row of Richland was their
leading scorer and was tied by Pol
ing, with 10 points apiece.
Three reserves, Sloan, Graves
and Perkins saw plenty of action
and everyone of the Kennewiclr
team contributed to the scoring.
Team work predominated the
‘Lion's play and it paid off in large
quantities in this game.
The teams of this league were
well matched and most of the
‘games have been close play thru
,out the season. Coach McGuinnml
\and all members of the Lions bas
ket ball team are to be congratu
‘lated on their capping of! the
championship of this league.
Kennewick—so Richland—fl
Stifter (ll) P Hughes (2]
Wyatt (14) F Conley (l)
Blackman (7) C Roberts (71
Poling (m) G Row (10)
Green (6) G Hinkenson (71
Sloan (2) s Larralne (2)
Perkins (2) S Connelly (2)
Graves (4) s Marcum (2)
‘ S Williams (1)
1 ThemKennewick “3" team again
won e preliminary game from
(Continued on Page 4)
Chamber of Commerce
Schedules Board Meeting
\ An important meeting of the
Board of Directors of the Kenne
leCk Chamber of Commerce is
set for Friday night at the Ar
row Grill at 6:30.
All board members are urged
plans and aims for ~the coming
year and consideration of the
proposed budget.
Committee chairmen are asked
‘to be prepared to report for their
committees as to what can be
‘accomplished in the coming year.
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Going, Going, Going!
Gram Runs on Block
An unusual auction sale is sched
uled for February 26 when the
Commodity Credit Corporation ‘
will sell to highest bidders a total
of 267 wooden grain bins that have 1
been declared surplus. ,The sale is
being handled through the Ben
ton-Franklin Agricultural Conser
vation Committee. 1
The sale will take place at the ‘
Port of Pasco with Auctioneer C. ‘
Allert wielding the gavel. For tur- 1
ther details refer to a display ad- ‘
vertisement in this issue of the I
Courier~Reporter. ‘
Iflrs. Houllon lo ‘
Attend mm Meeli
' The regular meeting of Kenne
wick Chapter D. A. R. was held at.
the home of Mrs. M. M. Moulton on
Monday evening, February 11. Two
guests were present, Mrs. Edna G.
Redner, Pasco, member of Old
Fort Hall chapter, Blackfoot, Ida.
. and Mrs. Amy De La Gavett, of
Mary Weed Marvin chapter, Wal—
ton, New York. . .
Mrs. O. P. Miller, regent, pre-‘
sided. Members were elected to at-;
tend the State D. A. R. convention
to be held at Bellingham, March
11 to 13. Mrs. M. M. Moulton was.
chosen delegate, Mrs. Harold Rig-w
gins alternate. ‘
Mrs. O. P. Miller, regent, Mrs.‘
J. H. Siegfried, vice regent. were.
appointed as routine delegates tol
the National Convention, the first
in four years, at Atlantic City. .
A contribution was voted to help
further state participation in West
Coast rehabilitation program con
nected with Marine HospitaL;
Coast Guard Beach Patrol, and de
tainees at Sharp Park, California.‘
Respect was paid to the memor
ies of George Washington and Ab
raham Lincoln, whose birthdays
fall within this month. Mrs. Miller
then read the President General's
massage. 1
Mrs. M. C. Schmidt, substitut
ing for Mrs. Charles Ridley, who
was unable to be present. gave a
brief summary of “Famous Lincoln
Log Cabin, Its Mysterious Fate,”
by Eleanor Gridley, well-known
Lincolnian and and collector. This
famous homestead log cabin, built‘
in Coles County, Illinois, in 1831
by Lincoln and his father. “a den
cent abode." sheltered his kind old]
stepmother and father the re
thirty;l er 0! It sugimarlly
years. was re
moved and exhibited at the Chi-m
cago Colombian World's Fair in.
i1:393: After a succession of evats.‘
618899081!!! most WOW
To this day th m of its den-ns}
one have never been solved. The‘
author. Eleanor Gridley, arrived
at her own conclusions. but was
never able to substantiate them. It
was even said the log cabh w.
taken down to be dipped to some
museum abroad. If true. it never
appeared. An interesting tact was
added to the above review wheel
Mrs. Ridley stated she had seen.
‘ all}; famous log cabin at the World'si
r. {
:M Kenewick
‘ Thursdaynighhl‘ebruarytthe
new Kennewick Aerie of the Fra
‘ ternal Order of Eagles and the
Lfditclels; Afirxiliary were institute?
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regular meetings the first and
third Thursdaysotenchmonth.
u Almost all of the m
Eagles and Auxiliary members
werepresent. Seventynewappll
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Th Ell! lensedto‘
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men of Kennewick. The offices!
ot'Walla WallnAerleandAuxll
'oeremonies. Many prominent:
,Eules otoflieraerleawereprel
' ent. Johnnie Webher, secretary of:
Yakima Aerie, Mr. Grant, scene-l
tnry of Spokane Aerie. also the
,president. one trustee and chap
: secretary or Walla vim. Aer-10.
co Aerie and Mr. Burk. deputy
rCyr. epu auditor-nus
Victory andGoodConductrib
Afterneu-ly tom-months In
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'Spokane Group
Offers Aid For
llocal Proiecl
"What can we do to help you
get the Kennewick project?" was
the response voiced by members of
the Columbia Basin committee of
the Spokane Chamber of Com
merce after hearing a presentation
of the proposed project by a group
representing the Kennewick Irri
gation Projects committee at the
Davenport hotel in Spokane Mon
day noon.
The report was enthusiastically
Ireceived by the Spokane group
which includes such well known
personalities as Jim Ford. C. C.
Dill, Knute Hill and others who
have long been in the fight for in
creased reclamation oi irrigable
lands. J. K. Cheadle, former Ree
lamation Bureau attorney, is chair
man oi‘ the group.
Charles L. Powell, chairman of
the Kennewick committee, pre
sented the case for Kennewick aid
ed by Ed Brand, manager of the
Highlands project. Lee Boutelle
answered many questions regard
ing actual farming conditions here.
Also in attendance were H. G.
Fer and Rolfe Tuve.
The Spokane committe had prev
iously endorsed the project and
will present it to the main body.
The December 24 edition of Spo
kane Affairs. official publication
of the Spokane Chamber of Com
merce. carried an article briefly
describing the Kennewick project
for use for publicity purposes”.
Showing a keen interest in the
Kennewick area, members of the
group asked numerous uestions as
to the future of the project as well
as about crips being raised at pres
ent on the Highlands.
Back in Kennewick the group
expressed pleasure that the Spo
kane committee had shown such an
active interest and promise of sup
port inasmuch as outside support
in past years has been difficult to
Latest information available is
that the Bureau of Reclamation
will have a complete report on the
project ready for Congressional
action early in March. All field
investigations have been complet
ed and are being studied.
The Bureau feels that if funds
are made available in the general
appropriation bill in June, work
32‘" it possible W?“
Water-m part of the land
tor a crop in 1047.
However. the local committee
plans to undue its efforts in
evuy way pollu- to inane the
earliest action on the project. ~.
llah Plan For
801 l Eros Drive
' Blake E. Miller. 514 Goethals
Drive, Richland. has been appoint
Fund Campaign, for Benton Coun
ty Chapter. according to an im
nouncement by W. A. Sonnets,
that; cominfto Washingto
Mr. Millerwas engagedin theatre
work in lowa, an later was em
ployed b the Federal Manpower
Commission as a Recreation Di
rector for the National Youth Ado,
PI“ 0 “‘12:: re.
rtructi “he Td «tug: con
was v man
ager :3" the “Sage Sentinal News
w’" “C.....“ mats?
.r .
drives. MrJflllerisamelnberoi
the Richland Junior Chamber oi
'l‘ make lansi th cainpaign
o or e
tended a conflerance of Red Cross
chapters in Portland, Om on
“W 5. 0n...
Mr. ann todaéotflgt
ur.J.J.Wilsonwillactas -
ty am. Mr. Wilsonis as
sistant manager oi the Biehland
Branch of the Seattle First Nation
al Bank. He has also officiated in
all War mDrWes and was.
chairman or Mich seven
a‘r'id Theuwctory Bondtßl-i: a
a manber oftbeßoardot
on for Villagers, Incorporated.
PatOwensFacu School
Board Election March 2
The annual school election is
scheduled to be held on Saturday.
March 8 at the Km Ciq
hall. One board memb. is to be
elected nor a three year term.
The term capitals that held
by Fat Owens. er members
are Vane Wilder and Mrs. B. 8.
Ichenry. idual ot -
Any indiv wishing run
tot-election musttileatleast lo
days prior to the-election date.
Chas. Bladnnan’s Mother
Dies atWalla Walla
arts...- 2%? madam
awaya a
Walla h tal Tuesday nidht. It,
ruin-“......“ drew“
a w
became ill. n. m
washeldfiufirsdsyat Walla'alla.
A baby lwas bun t
a noon
m fl. as In. m
at the Face mm.
I'»me .g
kamikaze-ass. ,
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