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ﬁUME XXXIII NO. 27 ﬁe Sidewalk REPORTER By The WCK COURIER ' wx CLUB ”3:11 the Grape Festival out of me way some of the best of the my, complainers swung into ac ” in this week’s session of the mdmlumbia Groaners’ Associa ’6o” so many high-sounding was and phrases ﬂoated around in the smoke-ﬁlled air that the chairman was so over-awed that he gave up the ﬂoor without a We. “It is high time that deﬁnite action should be insti- M” stated a spokesman, pol ‘h- in: his hog-rimmed glasses. "to insure an derly and ration a! community expansion that has W been started, we must ap wch the question of securing an improved entrance to our city m vigor and a will to succeed.” At this point he was interruppted by a colleague who shouted: “What he means is that we need a four ” mad from Kennewmk to Wan" 'ﬁ need for such an improve ment is deﬁnite. Two Kennewxck Vuidalts were discussing the mat ‘u yesterday. One offered to bet ‘ other that he couldn’t get out a! that highway and drive the M distance to Richland in less an 25 minutes at any time of the (in. The other was not will utooover the bet. With in cised tramc between the two unmohities the traﬂic problem ﬂow: proportionately worse. limb 50m- Richland friends who want beam to Kennewick as well as who live here and are em go It the Atomic plant are no I'm by the lack of high er: Mamas. It is really aha-ninth make the trip at any my hour of the day. The two has road is invariably cluttered igth slow trucks, trailer outﬁts ad other vehicles. Not only id it disconcerting to drive on the m but it is'distinctly a haz-‘ this undertakings . ‘ , motion There is only one immediate The road does boast _ shoulders that could easily surfaced and marked for tour be. We are fully aware of the ﬁt that hands for highway im muneatinthispartof the state In woefully lacking. But in the m 01 good common sense, as Ml as good business it would an only Draper judgment to ﬁnd some .funds somewhere for ““3 W (it needed improvement. b , I upon The‘aext solution is to take into unsideration the probable con- Ilruction of the dyke and plan and construct an entirely new md. 11 it has to be done sooner orlater, why not sooner? A met-4 chant can’t expect to double his bmmess without utilizing larger quarters. Neither can a commun -11; double its population and ser g: without increasing its facili- PLYMOUTH And it might be well to remind “‘9 powers-that-be while we are k the subject that the present trail to Plymouth will cost 51:! more in lives, property dam and lost time than could con 96“ny be spent on the road if it 13 to carry the trafﬁc that can be expected to‘ travel the route W the next few years. 3009021- . This week’s ﬂowers, which ap- Wﬂy should be orange c"Viillltlieumms, go to George xll’llnatlc and his ﬁne squad of W Players who successfuliy “We“ the honor of the city 111 ““138 the first league game, “Win: a commendable oom- We Spirit. See you at the “MO game tomorrow night. Trustees Approve Plans for Church The board of trustees of the 691% church met Sunday eve an; m the church to approve pre ny sketches of their new and to authorize Archi- BOb Goss to complete the *1 blue prints. has: vvallgcent, president oftlt‘ihe mstructed to pe ‘ 'on a: Board of Church Extension of “Dawes of Christ for; a loan m, Wlll 31d construction of the $56,000 church. It 'is hoped, Wm: to the Reverend E. C. “at?“ that building can be in the near future. M present at the Sunday mine meeting of the board and JOeOStradling, Harry Higley \Melmn Nash.. YQWW. . 93:; 2.4 Max. Min. Sept 25 ..............................86 48 39m, 26 ”81 64 Sept, 27 "8° 61 Sept, ..82 54 82p 28 73 60 sent 3 ............lIIIIIIIIIIIZII-zg 54 ! ~79 48 4,000 Farms Aim of Reclamation Bureau (This is the second installment of the address made by Goodrich Lineweever at the Kennewick Grape Festival.) The potentialities are great. Ap proximately 22,00'0,000 additional acres of land, now desert, can be irrigated and made ”to contribute to the economic stability of the na tion. This acreage, you will re member, is approximately equiv alent to the area now irrigated. In the dams to be constructed to store the water for this potential ly irrigable area, many 'Ol which will also make possible the pro- Finillousing For 100 GB Workers In Kennewick In a recent survey of the City of Kennewick housing was found for more Than one hundred Han ford Works employees. A similar response was encountered in Pas co. People to be allocated to these rooms by the General Electric company will be as much as pos sible heads of families who are regular production employees of the Company. It is not expected that housing will be needed for construction workers as housing wig] beOprovided for them on the JO . Employees are bein¢ brought in from all parts of} the country as part of the company’s expansion program. They are requested not to bring their families until hous ing now under construction is completed.“ __ __ _ _ In a letter to the Kennewick Chamber of Commerce, ‘ler Manager D. H. Lauder said: - “We wish to take this appor tunity to thank you and the mem bers of your organization for the ﬁne cooperation and reception given to representatives of Han ford Works in the recent program for obtaining rooms in your town. “Your town was covered by un iformed patrolmen and we actu ally received promises from. res idents to house over one hundred persons which has helped to alle viate the serious housing problem that we have here in Richland. It is fully recognized that when people open up their homes to outsiders such action is motivated through a spirit of cooperation and I Want to assure you that it is fully appreciated.” First Aid Instructions To Start At Early Date The American Red Cross is planning to hold a series of First Aid classes starting very soon. All those interested in taking a course, should contact Mrs. Mit chell, chairman at the United Fin ance oﬁice at 215% Kennewick Avenue or call 821 not later than Oct. 10. The ﬁrst course will be gin within the next two weeks. RIFLE CLUB A _ An important meeting will be held Friday night at the basement of the J. .C. Penney Co. for all members of the riﬂe club and friends. Those interested in do ing some target shooting please turn out. - John Carter To Open Stellar Concert Season Willi Recital On November 5 At a meeting of the board of di rectors ot the Pasco-Kennewick Community Concert Association held Tuesday evening, Frank Maupin, president, outlined the program for the 1947-1948 season to be Opened with the appearance of John Carter, Metropolitan ten or, appearing in recital in the auditorium of the Kennewick high school, Wednesday evening, No vember 5. John Carter, winning the first prize award in the Metropopliton auditions in 1938, came into quick fame, appearing on the Chase 8:. Sanborn house as guest soloist, later making a successful debut at the Metropolitan. For four years J ohn.Carter was in the ser vice of his country and war did not dim his voice, for the Navy, realizing the morale value of his voice, sent him singinga round the world. n A _ " Since his discharge from ser vice in 1946 Mr. Carter has con-i tinued his successful concerts throughout America. I Lt. Jorge Bolet, Cuban pianist,‘ is the second.feature on the win ter season oﬂered by the Associa tion, stated Mr. Maupin, and he will be presented Thursday, De cember 4th. Before entering into service, J—orge Bolet, after his gradua tion from the Curtis Institute of Music, toured Europe, playing in Paris, London, Vienna, Madrid, The Hague and other major cities. Cuban audiences h‘ave heard him often and he has appeared Wlth the Philadelphia Philharmonic .or chestra. His Carnegie Hall recital on February 7, 1944 with his 4th in New York. ‘ KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1947 duction of hydro-electric power, and provide navigation. ﬂood con trol, and recreational benefits, lies the hope of the West for a sound, integrated industrial and agricul tural growth. ‘ The Bureau estimates that by using all of the available water for beneficial puprposes the pop ulation of the 11 most western states could be doubled; in other words, increased from about 15,- 000,000 to 30,000,00. The irriga tion of 22,000,000 acres of new land would create 400,000 new farms and expand existing towns and cities or bring about the os tablishment of new ones. The enormous quantity of electrical energy would open up new vistas for individual enterprise and ini tiative which otherwise would re main Closed. _ As a land of opportunity ,the Basin of the Columbia River ex ceeds that of all other streams in the West. At last 3% million additional acres of dry but pas tentially productive land can be turned into oases of irrigation— double the area we have today. Some 10,000,000 kilowatts of pow er capacity—five times the exist ing hydroelectric development can be installed. Vast timber and mineral resoufces, outstanding re creational opportunities and scen ic attractions, as well as ﬁshery industries and navigational assets, make the Columbia “The Gem of the Nation.” In looking ahead, Secretary of the Interior Krug and Commiss ioner of Reclamation Straus en thusiastically advocate moving (Continued on Page Nine) Cowboys Here From 5 States Seventy-two cowboys from ﬁve states have signified their inten tion of competing in the rodeo at Hofmeister Hill this Sunday. They will. compete in eight events including bronc riding, rop ing, bull-dogging and other pop ular rodeo features. Some excell entstockwillbeusedwith“ head of “salty” bucking horses. Calf riding and a pony race will see the “small fry” in still com petition. The Prosser Stampede Riders, with Bob Brown, drill master, will lead the grand entry at 1 p.m. Plenty of comfortable seats will be available for the popular show at the Hofmeister grounds. Arrangements have been made with R. K. Safford of the Inter- City Bus Co., to run special bus es to the Hofmeister Rodeo grounds on October 5 to the last round-up and wild west frontier show. The cars will leave Kenne wick at 12:45 and will allow 45 minutes to obtain seats before the grand entry which will start promptly at 1:00 p. m. DISCHARGE Bill Pratt, AMM3 received his discharge from the Navy and is now home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Pratt. Bill says his plans are rather indeﬁnite and that he may go to school.. Bill arrived home Tuesday to ﬁnd that his parents were in Se attle on business. Camilla Williams, soprano, and two-time winner of the Marian Anderson award, also winner of Philadelphia Youth Concert Au ditions for 1944, will be presented as the third artist in the series, ap pearing February 4. Miss Wil liams, whpse brilliant soprano voice is beloved in America, has appeared as soloist with the Phil adelphia Orchestra Concerts for Youth, where her naturally beau tiful voice of warmth and wealth of color, brought her immediate acclaim. . Something different in Com munity Concert offerings will be the fourth number of tne pro gram Marci 23, with the present ing of St. Louis Sinfonietta, “lit tle symphony.” The little symphony of 20 artist musicians, will bring to local aud iences a new experienc in sym phonic music., .Paul Schrieber, foundr of the' group, is also its conductor. Each spring since 1937 the St. Louis Sinfonietta has made tours through the South and West and up and down the Mississippi vaney, with enthusiastic recep tions accorded them at every pre sentation. At the Tuesday night meeting of the Association’s board of di rectors, Mrs. I-liJl Williams of Pasco was named as vice presi dent of the group and names were ahead to ﬁll vacancies on the oar . In outlining the season’s attrac tions, M. Mahpin stressed again that the hour that each recital will start is at 8:30 and patrons are urged to be prompt in attend ance. ‘ QUEEN IN HER REALM Members of visiting congressional delegation Wednesday found Kennewick concord grapes just as eppetising as they appear to he in this picture. where they come under the royal purview of Queen Nancy Bennett. ruler of Concordia realm. Photo by Day's Studio 4-H Club Winners in Festival Fair Are Listed The 4-H county winners were chosen at the Kennewick Grape Festival Fair. The following club members received placings: Dairy: Charles Brown, Blue, Champion and Champion of 4-H; Ray Purser, Blue and Champion; Claude Montgomery, Blue and Champion, Margaret Kerr, Blue and Champion, Reserve Champ ion and Grand Champion of show, Peter Kerr, Blue, Champ ion, Reserve Champion and Grand Champion of Show; Blue ribbons were won by Dorothy Hess, Dale Webber, Marilyn Purser, Marga ret Kerr and Peter Kerr. Red Ribbons by Billy Haveng‘ﬁharles Brown, Duwaine Bird 11, Dick Harris, Ronald Webb, Gene Webb, City's Churches, Kiwanis Taking Religious Census Under the sponsoring of the churches of ethe community and the Kiwanis club committee on “Support of Churches in Spiritual Aims,” a house to house religious survey in Kennewick will be made between October 5 and 12. A like census is on in Pasco this week under similar sponsoring. Rev. J. B. Coan is the churches’ repre ‘sentative and general chairman ‘J. R. Ayers is chairman of the Ki iwanis committee. On Friday evening this week at 6 p.m. the pastors and census workers of the 13 local churches and club will meet in a dinner‘ linstruction meeting at the Christ lian church. The city has been‘ ’districted and a small section will be alloted each participating group. The census cards will‘ \provide for three questions only [besides the name and address. [These are: number in family; ages of the children; and church enlis tion or preference. Similar surveys have been about each two years in the community, but owing to the large shifting of many families, they have soon be come outdated. The survey cards are to be kept. in a central ﬁle to while each group will have access. It is the intention to extend the ’survey into the adjacent country region following the city census taking, it this seems practicable. The following churches are ex pecting to take part: Assembly of God, Bethlehem Lutheran, Cath olic, Church of God, Church of the Nazarene, First Baptist, First Christian, First Lutheran, First Methodist, Good News Chapel, Latter Day Saints, Pilgrim Holi ness, St. Paul’s Episcopal. Kiwanians Hear Amusing Talk Reggie Denney of Pasco pleased Kennewick Kiwanians ll‘usday with a whimsical story of a Ken newick youth of years ago who discovered a secret of plant growth and produced Bunyanesque cherries, grapes and other fruits. President George Cloud, Secre tary E. A. Silliman and First Vice President 3m Neuman reported on their r at attendance at the Northwest Kiwanis convention in Seattle. _ _ . More than 2000 delegates were in attendance at the convention. pointing to the need of splitting the district to meet the growing Festival Assoclatlon Calls for Statements 'l'o snake sure that all accounts of the Kennewick Grape Pest!- val are complete. the Festival Association is asking that all firms or individuals who may have hills against the Associa tion get them in to Festival headquarters not later than Oc tober 15. The Association further re quests that all statements he clearly itemized. Curtis Mohr, Owen Purser. Bob Spurgeon, Charles Goenuner, Iver Eliason, Leßoy Coombs. Myron Montgomery, Eddie Minter, Eve lyn Havener, Evan Purser, Max Purser, Bob Harris, and Glen Snyder. White ribbons were won by Frank Backus, Gerald Lewis, Alton Montgomery, Bob Harris, and Ivan Snyder. Swine: Grand Champion of 4- H was Bill Randall. Receiving waine Bindsell, Lloyd Eliason, Eugene William and Harold Shoe maker, Blue awards were won by Beverly Pyle and Leßoy Coombs. Red ribbons, Jack Winsor, Law rence Steele. Dick Robinson. John Robinson. Leßoy Coombs.‘ James Gilkerson, Jean Lampoon.‘ Melvin Schneider. and Norman‘ Kaas. White ribbons were won by Dick Robinson, John Robin ‘sonandGordonKaasu - _ i Sheep: Grand Champion of the 4-H division was Peter Kerr. Re ceiving Champion awards were Peter Kerr, Mary Havener and Janette aragher. Blue ribbon, Mary Havener Red ribbon winn ers, Delbert McCall and Margaret Kerr. White ribbons were award ed Eugene Schneider. Beef at class: Red ribbons were won By Leonard Adkins, Allan Davis and' Richard Pyle, White ribbon to J. Wylie Cox. Chickens and Rabbits: Champ ion ribbons were awarded to Jack Winsor, Winning blue were Bill Abbenhaus, Eddie Minter, Robert George, Melvin Schneider. Red ribbons to Norman Wilder, ‘Bill Abbenhaus, Melvin Senna-1 der and Iver Eliason. White rib-‘ ‘bons to Bob Spurgeon, Eddie ‘Minter and 'lver Eliason. 1 ‘ Horticulture: Blue Ribbons Glenn Simmons, Jerry Rinehart,: ‘Earnest Gimmel, Nancy Jo Cor inell, Bruce Cornell, Richard LChapmamWarren Ayers,Mary Ann Ayers, Eddie Minter, Terry Liggett. Red Ribbons: Jack Swiger, Glenn Simmons, Jerry Robinson, Jerry Rinehart, Earnest Gimmell, Nancy Jo Cornell, Hugh Chapman. Kay Browne, Warren Ayers, Mary Ann Ayers, Terry Liggett, and Bill Abben haus. White ribbons: Jack Swiger, Glen Simmons, Jerry Rinehart, Earnest Gimme], Nancy Jo Cor nell, _Bruce Cornell, Hugh Chap man, Kay Browne, Warren Ayers, Terry Liggett. Honey: Blue Ribbons: Don Backus; Red Ribbons: Don Backus, Frank Backus; White ribbons; Walt Backus, Bob Harris. At the Yakima air, Margaret Kerr of Benton City placed 10th in the Judging Team and our livestock team placed 17th. The Benton County 4-H team will leave for the Pacific In ternational Livestock Exposition on October 3. Tail-Hartley Labor Bill Is Topic 0! University Speaker M Kiwanis Dr. Ralph I. Thayer. member of the University of Washington Adult Education faculty, will ad dress the Kiwanis Club at their meeting to be held Tuesday noon, Oct. 7 at the Arrow Grill. G. W. Cloud, president, will introduce Dr. Thayer, whose subject will be “The Taft-Hartley Labor Bill." Now an assistant professor of Economics and Business at the University, Professor Thayer has done extensive work in the ﬁelds of labbr economics and taxation. In his capacity as Assistant Direc tor of the Institute of Labor Ec onomics he has studied labor re lations in Seattle and has been in charge of adult classes in labor cently made a detailed study of labor and management. He re cently made a detailed study of the tax system of the State of Washington at the request of the Advisory Commission to the Gov ernor. , . Dr. Thayer feels that the Tatt- Hartley Labor Bill is the most signiﬁcant piece of labor legis lation ever passed in the United States. Many of the provisions are ambiguous and authorities dif fer as to their interpretation. The Jensen Assures Proiect Support Expressing his favorable im pression of the $9,178,931 Kenne. wick Highlands Irrigation project. gained first-hand in a tour of the grape vineyards surrounding the city Representative 8. P. Jensen of lowa today promised that the proposal will receive the most serious consideration of his ap— propriations committee when it is referred to them for action. Lions To Play Wapalo Friday,- Beal Ellensburg . Kennewick Lions, fresh from ‘a first league victory against Ellensburg last Friday night. will clash with a powerful Wepato Eleven in the Lions Den to morrow night. Kennewick Coach George Karamatic feels that the local boys have an excellent chance for victory in their first home league game of the ranks are not too badly depleted from ravages of a general flu epidemic. Center Donahue. mainstay of g linedwea out of am Tue.- , en Speedhell was threetened with the ailment. Wapato was rated as the lea gue favorite at the opening of the season with a strong rugged squad of seasoned veterans. How ever. Karalnatlc believes the Kennewick boys can win the tussle if they show the spark registered in the Gonzaga and Ellensburg games. Wapato Coach Colby uses a ’l‘ formation as does Kennewick. The game should be a fast bang-up tussle. Kennewick won the Ellens burg game by a 74) score and the statistics show an even water advantage. The Lions scored 18 ﬁrst downs to three and gained 191 yards to Ellensburg 82 on running plays. ‘ Kennewick completed two out of five pasts “Wm gmmﬂnlrof opponen camp 0 seven. The Lions made a total net gain of 240 yards to Ellens burg’s 135. On kicking Perkins averaged 38 yards while Ellens- MIS Erich“. I!qu 295- . Poole carried the ball for a net gain of 81 yards for an average of 4 yards. Perkins averaged 4.7 yards in moving the ball ahead 83 yards. Poole sconed the lone touchdown of the game and Per kins converted. With excellent detense in the line, Ellensburg only once neared pay dirt in the second half atter a_ series of Kennewick penalties. Two pass attempts were com pleted for little or no gain. Most of the game was played deep in Ellensburg territory. Agnes Spreen Cops ’ deen’s Golf Title Agnes Spreen defeated Billie Gravenslund two-up to win tho women's golﬁng title at the Ken newick course Sunday, in the championship ﬂight. Other ﬂights of the tournament will be bompleted dating the week. LIBRARY amp The Library Guild will meet Monday afternoon at 1 o‘clock with Mrs. M. S. M of 400 Third Avenue Int. RIVER VIEW swam The River View Girls Glee club will make thu- first appearance of the season at Donut Grove m achnleﬂectsofthnactmhm‘ management nelaﬂonswmuotboi clearlyevidenttormeﬂmebut the reactions noticedeotarhave been quite diﬂerent from what Congress expected, awe opinions ofDr.'l‘hayer. $3.00 Per Year—loc Per Copy Representative lvor D. Fenton of Pennsylvania and Representa tive George E. Schwabe of Okla homa. key members of the house interior department appropriations committee. accompanied Jensen on his tour of the countryside. Congressman Hal Holmes, . rep resentative from Washington‘s fourth congressional district. play ‘ed host to the visiting congress men. to whom he expressed his unqualified support of the pro jected development. ‘ After listening to a brief state ment of the project‘s scope and ‘future, made by Jay Perry. chair man of the Kennewick Irrigation Committee. Jensen declared that the attitude of his committee ‘would be favorably inﬂuenced by the prospect that the project might pay out in full in less than the 50 years allowed for repayment. * The 4,300 sexes of reclaimed land now in production hue will be expanded to 20,961 acres when the present project proposal is approved and completed. In pre senting an outline of the project to the congressional delegation. Perry streued that the land pro posed tor reclamation is even more desirable than that now under ir rigatton. Approximately 30 per cent at the new acreage has been elusi aeduclmlland,37pu-centu clue II lend. with the remainder u class 111 and elm IV-H land, Perry exglained. Sale of power will repay 35.- 322.800 of the project cost. he continued. leaving only $3,107.72!) to be mpeid by land holders over the titty your ﬁrm. Fish end Wildlife funds the amount of $083,998 will be expended in the development. but are not reim mole. Perry also stressed the condi ‘ﬂon muted In the Kennewick are. by removal of an estimated 0,000 m of land tram production. m the Kenton! project “3 constructed. The muting [and “cm. he told visiting con ausmen. has never been replac- Nor is this the only enact o! the war-time development, Perry pro ceeded. Tenancy on the acreage left under cultivation has been on the sharp lncneaae. as new resi dents settle in the locality. In 1940, there were 175 owners of land, where 500 live now. The result has been to constantly dl minish the size of land holdings to a point where many terms have been virtually cut up into home sites. Accompanying the congression al party to Kennewick were C. Girard Davidson. Assistant Secre tary of the Interior; Frank A. Banksbgasin bure‘au chief: Wig liam Erman secretary Congressman Jensen; Major S. I. lHutton. director of intonation tor the Bureau of Reclamation; ind Ralph Williams, administrative assistant to the director of reﬂux 7 of the Bureau of Reclamation in Denver. . Making up the reception party that greeted oﬂlcials upon their arrival here weret thanklDi‘Mﬁgg in. secretary o e rr a inject committee; committee menus Fl. 11 Gina, llrank Lampoon, N. L. Foraker, E. J. Brand. and H. G Fyte; David James, Benton County extension agent; Harold Schultz, assistant extension agent; Jack McGuire, of the agricultural development division or the Northern Pacific railroad; F.r Mb laiglliow.h caneral manager 0 e urc I‘in Juice Company; A. R. Burr. am omist tor the Charles H. Lilly com pany 0! Yakima; Paul E. Thomp son or Priest River. Idaho; and M. M. Moulton and Charles L. Powell, Kennewick attorneys. Hi- Yo! Nah: Chow Thie! 'thth. magnolia 31m wax-Jamie W 0 bacon (teen, t is noteworthy that this week Mrs. Ella Cmtcher brand“: it homo— at lent. that is. it bacon had hon lliz_nsctludod on he: weekly shopplnc Returnmz' from a neighborly visit last Thursday evening, Mrs. Crutcher found a black sedan just leaving her home. Its sodsble driver m to converse for i: momen then m gwgy the dinection of “newick. When "a Crutcher entered her hm m mlun‘ . hue box of monies. She ne cslled that her visitor of s tow moments betone had seemed to be in s lovisl mood that could only be “PM by spirits mono lively h h Ml “9'oqu “1:3; g Win-n. Omaha-bong a d of taverns in Kennewick an_ Pam“ “guanine-seamen»- cuiuweuhautandthebncon (ﬂatmwuloented. That’s how Mrs. Gum bmucht home the bacon (it my).