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fie Sidewalk
by The
nub“ CLUB '-
p Alot of loud howling and bark
“ up trees at this week’s session
‘ the Amalgamated Groaners re
did in a draw With none of the
M factions winning anything
“touching a clear-cut victory.
Subject of the oratory was the
nutter of whether or not to keep
'W open one or more evenings.
N 0 retails merchants, who are ob
viously most concerned, were pres
ent— It was purely the voice of
the customer, who is not always
film- “We work all day—no
chance to shop,” was the chant of
the pros while the cons countered
with: “If you need something you
can find time to buy it.” The in
betweeners were willing to com
promise on a proposal that stores
, should open an hour later and stay
open until seven.
No doubt there is merit in the
last idea and there are sound ar
guments on all. Retail merchants
ina session Monday night discuss
‘ed the question and appointed a
special committee to make a study
night opening in other nearby
gmmunities. The merchants were
not in full agreement with the op
ming plan. But they did agree
that ‘if they decided to stay open
that Friday should be the night
and that 9 o’clock should be the
hour. In a dinner meeting Mon
day night they will go further into
the matter and also into the ques
tion of Christmas decorations and
other pertinent matters. All re
tailers are urged to attend without
awaiting a special invitation.
Several merchants are vehement
in their insistence that there shall
be no Saturday night Opening.
Help being what it is these days
it would certainly be difficult and
perhaps impossible to maintain
crews on Saturday nights. Friday
night would be a different matter.
A suggestion has been made that
3mm stay closed one morning
each week to compensate for eve
' opening hours. We can wen
me that some'heavy sleepmg
could be enjoyed on that morning
-or maybe even a game of golf.
[any people who work regular
store hours week in and week out
have little opportunity to enjoy
daylight leisure. - ,V
We are confident that careful
Wt and planning will result
no a solution that will meet with
the general approval of the mer
chants as well as the customers.
Whatever is decided, it is our sin
cse hope that it will be carried
out unanimously by all concerned.
“MG -
.Kennewick is developing a shop
.m center that can attract a wide
tinge of buyers. Whether or not
"ping hours are observed, ef
§umt and. energetic merchandis
ml Wlll bring people to town and
Milly their needs. With an eye
tithe future many merchants are
gin: or planning further'im
for game and sport today,”
The eager hunter said.
But he was careless with his gun,
And bagged himself instead.
El November To See I
Elolhinu- Drive
Dupli t' -th unity wide
ca in e comm V .
5' “V 3 for ugsed or new clothlng
‘0! overseas relief which have
5?! been staged the past three autumns
5 “Other, and the most urgent of
7 111, Will be launched in all parts
" ofthe nation during November.
As the desnerate plight of the
3‘; lee in man}- parts of the worldd
lg which were blasted by the warl
% Comes to light. 1*: is apparent that}
; American pew} .1 mmjcxi'hcrc have:
"§ Only been \=.'7i?;“"s for the word to
53 found L‘p all 12 ‘L' “:b'ur-s‘: and avail
g able apparel. int-. 1 3‘: or; i“ in to She
“s dflsignated (17.1 ‘;
While tit?» Eiz': been :1 steady"
” " WOf rc‘i<:;' , wf. of all kinds:
‘ ‘ ding Cl’z‘ifin'i. twin: both cost
m' WeSI, the situation this win
‘ is said to it: the most critical
Ever faced emetic: many of them.
11.1 KELERO‘wii-k I‘llo chm'ches will
agam be asked to be receiving de-
Dots, It is expected that more
definite ahliClli-lt'c"!l‘.ellts will be
, made soon.
Kennemck Red Devuls .
To Start Fall Season
:- With Rec Hall Meeting
RREfOrming. of the Kennewick
ed Devns will start this evenrng
37:30 O’clock at the Recreation
.311, according to John T. Scott,
‘ Qty l'ECx‘eational director. _ .
i ”We Want to issue an invltatron
‘ to EVeryone interested in boxmg
. attend the organizational meet
_ "18. Scott said. .
‘ “lithe Red Devils are going into
2 him second season, followmg a
‘Bth successful first-year per
" Thane; according to Scott.
@ll2 Kenmmirk anuripr- Evpnrtrr
Hunter Les! For
72 Hours Returns
Sale Bu! Hungry
A 72-hour search ended today
at noon, when Wyllis Wade Shook,
23, walked unhurt but very hungry
into a ranger’s station in the vicin
ity of Raven’s Roost, 50 miles
northwest of Yakima, on the south
fork of the Little Naches river.
A member of seven-man deer
hunting party, Shook became lost
in the heavy fog and snow of the
mountainous area last Sunday.
His safe return ends a search that
swung into high gear last night,
when a bus and two jeeps, loaded
with volunteer searchers, left
Richland to join the hunt.
Shook is employed in the Gen
eral Electric power department at
Richland. His fellow employees,
who accompanied him on the deer
hunt, avoided losing themselves
by maintaining contact with other
members of the party, despite the
fog and snow.
His brother, Manley Shook, also
a member of ,the hunting' party,
has searched continuously for him
since his disappearance Sunday.
Although his car was left parked
in its location in the hope that he
would find his way back to it,
Shook apparently wandered com
pletely away from the_locality. _
_ Mr: and ’Mrs. Shook are iresi
dents of Park View Homes.
Larsons Visit
Clifl Dwellings
Mr. and Mrs. Lane K. Larson
have returned from a 5,000-mile
vacation trip.
They visit'ed relatives in Red
Bluff, Santa Cruz, Oakland, San
Francisco and Los Angeles, on the
way down to old Mexico, following
the coast highway a good share of
the time.
Afte’r a trip into Mexico, they
went to Arizona.
As they are interested in ar
chaeology, they visited several
prehistoric pueblos and cliff dwell
ings, some dating back to 600 AD.
Among some of those visited were
Tuzigoot National Monument
puebla of 110 rooms. '
Casa Grande National Monu
ment includes the remains of one
of the most remarkable of the
Southwest’s ancient structures.
An enormous canopy has been
constructed over the watchtower
part of it to protect it from fur
ther weathering.
Puebla Grande is in the east
part of Phoenix, where archaeol
ogists have found the ruins of
some 20 pueblos in the Phoenix
area and about 125 miles of .irri
gation canals, some of which the
city of Phoenix i's using today.
Montezuma Castle National
Monument is not a large cliff
dwelling, but for many reasons, it
is the most fascinating. It’s 20
rooms are stacked up caste-like in
five tiers, almost completely fill
ing a deep niche in a perpendicu
lar canyon wall overlooking Bea
ver Creek. Due to the excellent
protection of an overhanging ledge
it is the best preserved cliff dwell
ing in the United States. -
They also visited the Petrified
Forest, Painted Desert, Meteor
Crater, which is privately owned
by a family in Chicago. _,
They saw Sunset Crater, .both
the North and South Rim,of Grand
Canyon and Boulder and Shasta
dams, Death Valley and numer
ous other points of interest and
following up their hobby of find
ing more Indian artifacts to add
to their"collection.
Perfect weather every day made
it an immensely enjoyable trip.
Merchants To Discuss
Store Hours, Peddjers
Enid 'Xmas Decorations
Retail merchantiof the city. will
gather Monday e ening at 6:15
o’clock in the Arrow Grill for a
dinner meeting» at which topics
03 mutual interest will be discuss
e .
- Subjects on the agenda include
setting of general policies on eve
ning store hours, out-ol'—town .so
iicitors and Christmas decorations.
Ross: Frank, sporetary‘manager of
the Chamber of Commerce. said
today. All merchants of Ke'nne
wick are invited to attend.
A NOT PAST-ENOUGH pheasant took 'ott last Thursday morn
ing at the State Game Farm at Finley. The picture shows Albert
Piert of Finley taking :3 bead on the hapless bird. which plummetefi
eerthward seconds later. Even the wedding can be seen exploding
out at his gun barrel. Sportsmen ot the area gathered at the
farm for bird hunting trials. filmed in color by State publicity
representatives for screening throughout the nation.
Photo by Randal
Chesl Committees Heel To Plan Drive
For 1947 And Assure future Support
The sponsoring committees of
the Community Chest met last
night to check progress to date,
Guard Uni! Gels
Orders To Begin
Oruanizinn Here
t ' v v-
Orders authorizing the organiz
ation of Battery. D., 420th AAA
Automatic weapons of the Wash
ington National Guard have been
received by Captain Wayne L.
Thome, commanding officer of the
Kennewick unit.
Captain 'l‘horne today predicted
that formation of the unit would
be completed by November 5, well
within the time limit of November
19, set forth in the orders.“
Applicants for enlistment may
contact Captain Thome, Lieuten
ant Perry Blott at the City Mar
ket, Lieutenant John T. Scptt at
the Recreation Hall, or Sergeant
Walter Woehler at the Kennewick
post office.
DAR MEETS ' . ..
Mrs. Alexander Hay of Long
view, Wash., State Regent of the
Daughters of the American Revo
lution‘ met with the local members
at a dinner last Thursday evening
-at the Angus Grill. Later the
.group went to the home of Mrs. J.
H.-Siegfried Where Mrs. Hay gave
a very interesting talk which in
cluded a report of the national
convention held at Atlantic City.
She also outlined plans for the
coming year. Mrs. Hay was an
over—night guest of Mrs. Siegfried
Tliursday. leaVing Friday to go to
X’Valla Walla. ,
an plan the future( course of the
campaign. .
From the Business and Pro
fessional Womens club came Lil
lian Tuve, Helen J. Reid and
Velma Macmahon. The Kiwanis
club was represented by (21¢th
Cejka, Glen ' Felton, Clarence
Eakin, Frank Maupin and Thomas
Indicative of the interest in the
chat drive~ was the announce
ment of George Cloud, president
of Kiwanis - club, who. revealed'
that ,Kiwanians are now working
out the detail§ of their permanent
sponsorship of the annual cam
Wh'en’ details of the Kiwanis
plan :are complete, permanent
board members will be appointed
to assure sums of the drive are
also objectives of the planning.
Dennis Huntley, Community
Chest Chairman, today expressed
his confidence. that the comm
unity will not fail to meet its
quota of $7,500.
“Kennewickhas a proud record
to maintain in projects of this
universal character,” he said,
“and I feel that we will sub
scribe our quota in full this year,
as we have done in years past."
On Limb
Predicls Games
Ken E. Wick, who is a daring
and outspoken individual, now
fancies himself as a football prog
nosticator. Readers are urged,
come Saturday afternoon, to point
out to him the error of his ways.
‘Ken can be counted on to do a lot
‘of Chortling in case some of his
' guesses do (some out right.
I Here are his predictions: 1
0 Kennewick, undefeated so far;
'in league competition, will break
,the one touchdown margin that‘
"has been the Lions’ record so far.‘
chnnewick 13, Grandview 0.
3 Pasco, gaining strength as the
'season progresses, will find enough
holes in the Richland line to
queeze out a victory. Pasco 6,
Richland 0. .
Cle Elum will keep its record of
no victories clean. Sunnyside 13,
Cle Elum 0.
Selah, luckless so far this sea
son, will still be fighting it out
with Cle Elum for the cellar. Pros-‘
ser 13, Selah 6.
University of Washington doesn’t
have it this year but neither does
Stanford. Besides, the Huskies
will be on their home field. Wash
ington 13, Stanford 6. ' ,
WSC has been playing rough
football but has been on the short
end of the scoring. But this is
their day. WSC 21, Montana 6.
Lower Valley Standing!
Delegates From
City Attend Jr.
Red Cross Meet
Mrs. Hal Brutzman, chairman
of the Kennewick Branch of the
American Junior Red Cross an
nounces that the Regional Junior
Red Cross Council was held in
Ellensburg Saturday. October 10.
Six counties participated under
the direction of Miss Anne Isaac
son. American Red Cross Field
Representative for Oregon, Wash
ington and Idaho. Eight delegates
from Benton County attended.
Mrs. Ann Hospers of Richland,
a past Junior Red Cross Field Rep
resentative for California and
Utah took part in the program as
did Miss Anna May Winn. junior
in the Richland High School. An
na May is the Junior Red Cross
member sent by this Chapter to
Ben Bow Lake. Junior Red Cross
camp, by the Benton County Chap
ter this past summer.
The meeting of some 75 adults
and Junior Red Cross members
was called to order and presided
over by Miss Cathy Austin of the
Ellensburg High ScliOol. who also
attend last summer’s camp and is
chainnan of the Junior Red Cross
High School Council at Ellens
In the unavoidable absence of'
Mrs. Brutzman, Mrs. Marjorie
Wilson attended from Kennewickl
and reports an extremely interest-‘
ing and educational program that‘
should prove very helpful in plan
ning Junior Red Cross programs
this coming year.
Mrs. Brutzman, local Branch
chairman, has plans for an active
and interesting Junior Red Cross
program for members in the Ken
newick schools this year.
lnler-Cily Church
Heel Slated '
The State Council of Churches
and Christian Education, with the
cooperation of valley churches, is
sponsoring an afternoon and eve
ning Sunday School and Church
Convention in the Richland Church
'Protestant church beginning at 3
_p.m. this Sunday. All church
groups of the valley have been in
vited to participate.
The program will bring several
outstanding religious leaders of
the Northwest inculding Harold
C. Herman, associate general sec
retary of the State Council; Ber
tha Pease Hartsell, director of
children’s work; Chester S. Ram
sey, director of overseas relief;
Dr. Joseph .Beall, Methodist su
perintendent; Harriet Palmer, di
rector of agricultural and indus
trial migrant work.
Dinner will served by the
host church. The famous film
picture “Seeds of Destiny" will be
shown. The program is designed
not only for all lines of religious
and youth workers, but also for
community and civic workers and
leaders of all classifications. Com
munity clubs, civic groups, and
all types of organizations are ask
ed to send representatives.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Thompson
returned Friday from a six weeks'
tour of the Mid-West and southern
state, coming back by way of Cal
ifomia. While in St. Louis, they
visited Mr. and Mrs. Ted Nowak
«Dorothy Blair). .
Kirsten Urges Super University .
To Develop Besourses oi 'Washingien‘
Lashing out at ea'stern capital
that exploits the western states,
Prof; Frederick Kirsteh ot the
University of Washington thrilled
Kennewick Kiwanians at Tues-
day‘s meeting. 1
Prof. Kirsten charged that 1
eastern interests not only exploit;
the state's natural resources butl
lure away the “brains" of the pop-1
ulution. . 3
As a solution he proposed that
a super university he set up in the
state with a huge laboratory. Prog
mising students from all colleges
should be given an opportunity
‘to develop their talents in this lab-i
‘oratory. All items of use to the
people so produced, he said, should
be patented with provision that;
manufacture must be within the
state. 1
He drew a picture of what such.
a plan could do in developing new
industries and payrolls.
tory of the Kirsten pipe, his own
invention which is now known all
over the world. Its manutachue
last year brought to Seattle a two
billion dollar gross business.
Letters and personal appeals. pouring into hands of
Housing Committee chairman A. C. Amon and Mayor J. C.
Pratt, this week underlined the increasing gravity of the
———————fnousing shortage.
Council Plans
Properly Ilse of
Rodeo Grounds
Recognizing the imminent need
of space for development of public
buildings and other facilities, the
city council Tuesday night dis
cussed the question of full utiliza
tion of the old rodeo grounds south
of the school.
A special committee was ap
pointed to meet with representa
tives of the Rodeo and Hospital
associations to discuss use of the
nine-acre tract for hospital school
expansion and recreation pur
On the committee are Larry Ol
iver, R. B. Holden and Jewel Cox.
A petition by home owners in
the Garden Tracts seeking use of
school property on Fruitland street
for park and recreation purposes
was received and discussed: The
council will discuss the matter fur
ther with the school directors. The
property includes a block on Fruit
land and was formerly site of a
grade school.
Engineers of the company of
Storms 8: Huntington of Walla
Walla met with the council. A
plan was developed with this firm
Kennewick sewer system.
Two ordinances were passed
which provide for changing of
classification of pmpefly adjacuit
to Columbia Avenue (mm residen-
Vtial to commercial areas.
Aid Asked For
Japan children
The children of Japan will have
no kind of sweets for Christmas
except sweet potatoes unless the
people of America share with them
according to word received a few
days ago from Frank Herron Smith
for many years director of Christ
ian work among Japanese people
in the coast states. Sugar in Japan
is now 40 yen a pound. That is
S2OO in our money.
The mails are to be opened in
November for packages weighing
not over 22 lbs. and certain kinds
of sweets have been decimated
for mailing. it was stated by Rev.
information. Packages from the
by Nov. 20. The cost of mailing
will be 14 cents per pound,
‘ The following are desirable and
go through in good shape: hard
‘candies, cube sugar. prunes, dried
pears. peaches, apricots, caramels,
raisins, nut meats and sugar. Hard
cookies are line also. , .
Those interested in sending such
packages may get names at
Christian pastors in Japan with
addresses from Mr. Conn. All the
protestant churches of Japan are
united into one church now.
The Kenmick Business and;
Professional Women: club will
meet for a Hallowe‘en party Oct.
23 at the home of Blanche Pratt
at 414' First Avenue at 8 pm." ‘
- The Richland club has invited
the Kennewick club to their din
ner Tuesday evening. 'Oct. 28, at,
6:45 in their Recreation Hall. ‘
All members planning to attend
should leave word at Courier of:
fice for Lillian Tuve by Friday‘
Prof. Kirsten describedahh h
vention of the Cycloidal propeller,
recently adapted by the Navy; He
predicted that its full use would
revolutionize am On
airplanes it will remove the he.
casity for landing fields.
A proposed use of the man:
would utilize wind power tor the
development of electricity at a
fraction of the cost attain-deo
trig_power._ _ _- _ 4‘
The speaker related his ,
iences in coming to the 031136
State: from Norway. He jumped
ship in Tacoma when he was 17.
He found a job on a tum at $lO
a month. , _ U 7 ,
f‘The next year,” he said, “I re
ceived the biggest raise In salary
that I have ever received—so per
cent.” . ,
He paid high tribute to the state
of Washington for its wealth of
natural and man-made rescues.
“We have two gold mines right
here in the state," he said. “They
ave Washington State College and
the University." He urged full
utilization here in the state of the
ideas cneated by students at these
and other colleges.
$3.00 Per Year—loc Per Cow
Mica“ of them all was
a letter received from a pair
of young veterans in Sunny
“We are a family of four and
living separately all." the young
wife and mother wmte,” because
we cannot find a place to live tn
gether. If it keeps up. I am
afraid there will be a separation
that will last the rest of our
natural lives, and I do not want
that, as that is no way for a
gang couple with two babies to
Her letter was another poignant
straw pointing the direction of a
wind that sweeps the nation—
although its chilling effect is
particularly sharp. in worker
swollen Kennewick.
It re-emphasized the opinion
of chairman Amon that lack of
housing is precipitating locial
problems that can only lncteue
Emma. measure of relief can be
can .
“We need a place to live." her
letter continued. “so that we can
be together and straighten out our
lives and keep a Christian home.
which it used to be until we
were separated because of work
ing conditions."
Housing is out of hand. as
Amon points out, when the nor
mally reliant American people
can no longer cope personally
with its shortage-created domes
tic problems.
But that adequate housing re
presents the difference between
‘solvable and unsolvable condi
‘tions was indicated in the lettter
of appeal. “I wish you would
put an advertisement in your
paper stating that we need a home
desperately. and as soon as
possible. We are both veterans.
and we have been havins a
pretty touch time of it ever since
we have been back in civilian
’lite. and we are wondering what
and when are all the things that
Iweoe promised to us. when we
got out of the navy.”
Any information leading to
housing for the young veterans
fill be promptly forwarded to
them. Rolfe W. Tuve, publisher of
the Kennewlck Courier Reporter
promises, if it is given to the
newspaper. -
Meagwléi‘lee AmonmiEpor-ted or;
M prelim 1? M
his Housing committee. To. date
he has received seven listings of
'potential building sites. varying
in size from four to fifty-seven
acres. Five persons have indicated
their desire to make individual
loans for home construction.
“We have determined,” Arnon
said todayéfatn the efforts oi‘
our directed slant
mm channels. Our most
Mate cancers is to discover
says man: a mass-bulld
hx‘ pron-am first can appreciabg
a duos-t time.” '
l m. ~ numb-t of the
laugh: mm mum.”
Lemail; definable. m tu
pmidnx,» e warm to
establish m in the com
munity for completion of mam.
‘duel home 10m '
* Onedof the first steps. Amen
tilted. M! be to. request all possi
ble Incidence from FHA-officials.
“We hope that a mprelentative
Offltgw‘FggAwgl beabletovisit
Kenn an accompany us on
a personal survey of the sites
we have evaihble for home enn
structmn," he said.
As soon as the mmlttee can
secure 'a working knowledge of
FHA‘ requirements fnrim' insured
loans; Amen m‘oreeded. efforts
will be made 10 interest tinanr'»
ing insmutions :md m:9¥‘~.“. huihiv“:
in participating: in the comm
unfy- \x'i'lc building pmg‘mm.
H“ Fh‘v‘fwosi that every S'urii‘f‘.
of the Imm) and countrywide wiH
1m roam-m 10 make smear-4:421
We plan 2b? :a I".mrrtnnd 2‘4”»
hnmm: in 15m :n'on wit Lin the WW“
IW3» years.
Mrs. Bert Moores received word
last Thursday that her brother,
Ray Gila-est. had been injured in
a car accident near Corvallis, Ore.
on Wednesday, October 15, and
was in a Portlind hospitaf suffer
ingnm ma. “2.3% “1.1%
w ' I
to: at’ hit '& mm Mr.
Guerut In 3 WW
whose home In new in Wet.
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October 17—............37 as 1'
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October 19—............69 so .13
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