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l-ued Thursdays ”Thexennewiek Printing Comm, 81'!
Haber Washington Newspaper 'Puhlishers Andean. Inc.
matter April 2, 1914 at P.O. Kennewlck. Wash. unda- Act 0!
lurch 3, 1879. The Courier. established March 2'l. 1902; The
, Reporter. established Jan. 24, 1908, consolidgted April 1. IBM
Rolfe Tuve and Carl J. Anderson. publishers
A record of perseverance has
been established by those individ
uals who long have worked for the
approval and- construction of the
Kennewick irrigation project. M.
M. Moulton and H. G. Fyfe per
haps lead the list. both still active
on behalf of the development.
That their efforts may soon be
crowned with success may be
gleaned from the following story:
M. M. Moulton, secretary,
and John J. Rudkin, director,
oi the Kennewick Irrigation
district. left last night for
Olympia where they will con
- fer with the State Reclama.
tion board concerning plans
for the irrigation of the Ken
newick project.
State Reclamation Engineer
E. M. Chandler has been occu
pied for several weeks check-
When the State Auto
Safety Tests are started
again this summer, at
least 14 points on your
car must meet th e
the most important is
your brakes. Le t us
check them now!
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fi’ _ that’s richly softening. that
' cleanses thoroughly, removes
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' ‘ especiall' yto handy, witive
, ' , skins clean and loveligr.
Phone 271 , - ‘Kénnewick, Wash.
Sh .le y ’S' i h
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has accepted the 1’08“”
M '"' (gt-x With a wide experience in
wk?“ serving the public in Women’s
- 4"}; w“ , Ready-to-Wear Apparel, Mrs.
was“, ”>9 Bingaman will be pleased to
_ E *5; bring to Shirley’s the best ,
l :5: ~~ —-§i—~—-- merchandise available id ~.
_ a as? Coats, Suits, Dresses, Hats,
_> 351%: w 2% é Skirts, Sweaters, Lingerie,
7 i a ”‘afig. . Blouses, Robes, Novelties and
a p H. 153: . sgfi} Slmllarolmes .. . -.irs. Bmga
xix i?“ man Wlll be pleased to help
': < I i3} " you choose the wardrobe that
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._ 323 Kennewick Ave.
ing the surveys and estimates
of the U. s. Reclamation ser
vice. It is understood that the
present conference is to de-‘
termine action on changes
which the engineer proposes.
It is expected that the state
board will be ready within a
short time to make its final
report to the district which
will contain an outline of
plans for financing it.
Sounds promising, doesn’t it?
The above story is reprinted from
the Courier-Reporter of Thursday,
July 15, 1920. Similar stories ap
aeared from time to time since
en. '
Now it again appears that the
project is a near reality. The dis
trict office of the Bureau of Recla
mation has almost completed its
latest surveys and it is believed
legislation will be forthcoming
within a month'that will decide
the issue. ' A A
A letter to your congressional
delegation is littlevenough to ask
in view of the years of effort put
forth by the old standard bearers.
Kennewick is not alone in its
building headache. Other. towns re
port numerous and complex ‘prob
lems connected with growth that
aegteneral throughout the North
‘ One that Kennewick people can
appreciate is a story featured in
a recent edition of the Oroville Ga
zette. In that town, hugging the
Canadian border along the Okan
ogan river, prospective home and
business builders are faced with a
problem of lot shortages. /
In an attempt to. alleviate the
situation the Oroville chamber of
commerce has appealed to all own.
ers of vacant lots to list the-11.101-
sale. The story gives evidence
that Qroville's problem is one of
absentee ownership of vacant and
unimproved lots. -
While the situation in Kenne
wick has. 'W in recent
months in regardgto Mines prop
erty there is still a need to! home
sites. Some vacant property is hem
ing heldtu'larg‘eseeleadditionm
‘bright spot in the picture is the
recent organization of the Ole Brue
Addition which was defined to
meet this specific need. It would
be a big help it other property
owners would either build or re
lease the property. -
Inner-Rayburn ‘
Nuptial: lead
Last Sunday, March 17, the Mar
ion Warner home on the West
tiful spring wedding when Mary
Warner, the charming daughter of‘
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Warner, be-‘
came the bride of Robert Rey-‘
burn of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. \
To soft traditional wedding mu
sic the bridal party assembled be
tween flower covered caudal!!!
with whitegpers. Theaehgzvs were
exifh‘anged a can serv ce
wi Reverend Coan reading the
double ring ceremony.
The bride was given in marriage
by her father. She was lovely in
her mother’s wedding dress, a
beautiful gown of old lace over
white satin. With it Mary wore a‘
strand of pearls and matching ear-‘
rings, gifts of the groom. Her halo;
fingertip veil was held in place‘
with sweetpeas and she carried a"
shower bouquet of talisman rose-l
buds centered with a white orchid. ‘
The showers were white satin,
caught with gold. ‘
Mrs. Clifford Warner, sister-in
law of the bride, was matron of
honor. Her gown was of babyblue
net and she wore a corsage of talism
man rosebuds. Clifford Warner,‘
brother of the bride, was best man 1
for Mr. Rayburn. All the gentle-‘
men of the wedding party wore
fine with white carnation bouton
eres. v
Mrs. Warner, the bride's motlier,
chose a becoming black gown em
broidered in white for her daugh
ter's wedding. She wore a white
and orchid corsag'e.
Mrs. Wallace Preston, aunt of
the bride, poured. Miss Jeanette
milieu had charge of the guest
Out of town guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Clifford Warner of Yakima
and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Preston
Sr. Bill Preston and Mr. and Mrs.
Wallace Preston, Jr. of Pasco.
The young couple are honey
mooning in Canada. Mrs. Rayburn
wore for travel a brown suit with
luggage tan accessories and an or
chi corsage.
Mrs. Reyburn graduated from
the Kennewick high school and is
a member of the national honor so
ciety. For three consecutive years
she won first place in the Benton
County Tuberculosis essay contest.
She was a stacmphsr at the Pas
co Air Station for about a year.
Since then she has been assoeiated
with her father, a prominent cher
ry and spinach grower, in business.
The bridegroom is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reyburn of
Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Prior to
entering the service he was Union
Steward for the Acme Die and Ma
chine Company of Pennsylvania.
On February 11 he was discharged
from the service after serving
three years in the naVy, eighteen
months being spent overseas in the
Pacific theatre.
Mr. and Mrs. Reyburn will re
side in Yakima for the present, but
goltlh plan on attending college this
m MICK com-W
Spokane Skaters. to 4
Feature 1e Follies
The 1940 Spokane’ lee Follies. to t
be staged and spammed by the
.'Spokane Figure Skating Club. will
be held three nights, Thursday,
Friday and Saturday, April 4, 5
and 6 at the Spokane Ice arena and
the mail order sale of tickets be
gan March 18 from the head
-1 quarters at the Desert Hotel.
Among the highlights of the
colorlul event will be the appear
ed for the star positions after six
years touring with Sonja Henie
and other nationally known ice
productions. They will he starred
in three onmore numbers includ
ing their internationally featured
Samba and Argentine tango dance
on’shatea. Bill and Betty Wadéare
former Spokane skaters and this
will be a triumphant homecoming
for them.
Chavez-Steam Rites '
Observed Here Monday
Dan A. Chavez and Mae E.
Steam were married~by Judge C.
F. Winkenwerder Monday, March
18, at 3 pan. at his home.- The
young couple was attended by
Louis B. Chavez, brother of the
groom and Ruby B. Chavez, his
mother. Theywillheathomeior
the present with the groom’s folks
in Finley. '
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' For service anywhere in the Kennewick-Puco
area. call
for pick-up and delivery twice a week
Regular Four-day Service
llear Elite
Deer Elite:
I come to town from time to
time and talk to a lot of people
Occasionally I hear compnmu
about charging 75 cents a month
for sewer connections. we win
live in the Garden Tracts have u
put up with septic tanks m
month for sewers.
The Garden Tracts has put
city taxes for 43 wt 0.
lots but on aces. We” a
pay the original sewer thc
Kennewick Avenue bridge. puv
illß mogmn‘ewick Aves-1e ant
many er W
Now thee is talk of gettim
the sewer extended to our section
That would be pretty expensim
on account of houses being so m
Now who’s got a kick coming?
A. C. Amon.
Every state ii: the United State
has some mineral wealth. Pennsyl.
Wig: 2.
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Old and Reliable
40 Years Experience in
this state exammmg
eyes and fitting glasses
You can go farther and
ply more, but you can’t
get better optical serv
ice than here at home.
our 0? rm: man am
meme: ~
a - DIY WC:
3 Bloch Fran Poet Office.
One Wee! and One sooth
Cornet First Avenue and
DIM st.
40: must avenue
Phone 1361
none: um I
java-ll Mic held a nan-prise
house warming (or the Paul Knapp
family Sunday. Preheat were Mr.
and Mrs. John George Sr. and
funny. flu Gus George funny.
Alvin George. John George Jr.,
moms; Ram-29‘
figs. \Evtifi' 03%.; m
George of North '19:“. M.
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m nuns
Carpentry contractin accepted, or odd '
done for time and matergal. All work b 3::
patent, sincere workmen. We will glad]; live
you free estimates and help you with sky“.
and plans—just telephone
Kennemck 3552
B. B. HILL, or call at 10 Monroe Stag
‘ OVIRCOIIM adversity—one misfortune. tin
another. each of a diflerent type—Lyman Stew.
at. who launched himself bravely in the oil
business "firfihgnmm’lgm home when only
l 9 years o ' in ’s enterprise “W .
thoeemsngsethachs. l-lisiirstventurewassons.
eighth interest ina five-acre lease near ‘l‘itusvills.
Lack of suficient funds for operation required
that this ieaae he sublet. Later thia property '..
the scene of a spectacular hold-up. the robbers ,
escaping with all the ready cash-bad luck toall
with an interest in the holdings under the labs
sub-letting conditions.
a: e e
However. Stewart didn't lose courage or cea
iidence. New ventures in oil wells brought him a,
‘hsohe'aghtin. Adisasglous investmehginau
chi-3p ttoequip operations stri -
, him ,allheownedfiehadtotaheajobm‘
my“ weekly wage to provide necessities for h
4: r: _
In this period of tribulations came Stewart’s .
association in the oil business with Wallace
Hardison. an old friend. Soon this partn ,-
found itself being forced to a subservientew
tion by larger interests. Then, came word of Cali
fornia oil discoveries. Lyman Stewart somehow
got together two drilling rigs and shipped til.
to Santa Paula in the “Golden State". Later he
went out there himself and quickly wired his
partner. Hardison. to turn whatever they owned
into cash and come along.
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Four dry holes near Ps'co Canyon cut deg \
into the Stewart-Hardieon meager resources.
fifth, Star No. l. came in for a fair yield, but only '
after funds were virtually exhausted. Too late to
lift the hopeful partnership out of a scriousiin-v
cial predicament. the event nevertheless was en- ‘
banker advanced money for further drilling. '
e e s: .
.. -..uauy. thereafter. the partnership ea- - “
panded its operations. On October 11. 1890. SW ‘
art.l'lardisonandanumberofothersengagedla~ ...
oil ventures_got together in a-iittle. ofice owr ; ,
They pooled their resources and their talents , ff,
and fornpd Union Oil Company of Californil .3;
with more hop‘e than capital.
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Union c'. ..1 .ments have contributed'msg ”
gertall' y ‘tl'o taauvancementsfof thelepetrow
ustry. o advantage o poop ..
“ «guarding been mam It}...
nese t tOO . ,;.
tosupply abundantlyvarionsproduetscontrihat
ing greatly to the comfort and convenience oft;
manhindflow. Union Oil Company of cumin-. 2: ;
. largest independent oil company in the West. it?
an important. valued customer of The N-- ..'.
mnemumumomm r
amounted tommm fortheyear 1944.5na'1"(;3”
age of $3.300 per employee. Crude oil processed |l
1914 approximated 415 m burels. a stupsl- ‘
d_ous growth from its original miniature op"???
tions. ” '
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From such histories of its ms. The
National Bank of Conner-cc hm formulated I'
basicmaflmthtvlfludlyafllgvhnaim‘ 94.
todayweuoncenafl.ontof hmgro'll'l'.
tiontonewbusinessentsrpriemofaonndfouadl- --__.
non. regardless of sins at the start. Small businwl '
finds neiyhborlgv. friendly consideration here.
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