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The Kennewick courier-reporter. [volume] (Kennewick, Wash.) 1939-1949, January 27, 1949, Image 10

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Issued Thursdays by The Kennewwk Prmung Company
2'7 Kennewnck Ave.. Kennewuck. Washington .
Membnr Wasmngwn Newspaper Publlshers Assocuauon lnc
$3 yea: m Benton County. 34 ouvsude Entered as second class
manor April 2. l 9” at P 0 Kennewuck, Wash. undez Act 0!
Much 3. 1879. The Courier. established March 27. 1902. The
Runner. established Jan. 24. 1906. consolidated April I. IDM
Rollo Tuve Publlshel
Even though it probably is true that the Ameri
can pmple are not as informed as they should be on
many public questions, there is no doubt but that
there is more enlightened people per square mile in
the U.S.A. today than ever before in history.
Reason for this unquestlonably is the easy ac
cess people have to information. By way or news
papers and magazines, radio news brOadcasts and
comments, and organs of propaganda, everybody
these days has an opportunity to inform himself if.
he wants to.
One of the questions in the forefront of public
consideration is the unification of our armed forces.
On that subject we have one idea angle from the
“Industrial News Review,” the editorial service of
organized big business. And while we don’t always
- agree with the views of this prOpaganda effort, we
often find food for thought in its discussions. Oni
the question of unification of our armed services, it I
says:
“Nearly two years ago, congress passed a law‘
called the national security act of 1947. Its purpose!
was “to provide a comprehensive program for the;
future security of the United States.” Under this
law, steps have been taken to improve the organiza
tion and the efficiency of the nation’s military estab
lishments. Unfortunately, the notion is widely held.
tn .ne intent of congress in passmg the law was the
outright and immediate unification of the 'armed
forces. For example, the public has been given the
impression that the national security act intends
that we shall have one air force and only one, and
that the Navy violates the soirit of the law in not
turning over all its air activities to the department
of the air force.ln reality, the ,law states iust the
opposite, by directing congress =to .prOvi'de three
military departments for the operation and admin
istration of the army and navy (including naval
aviation and the marine corps), and the air force.
It clearly states that the purpose is to provide for
the authoritative coordination of these agencies and
unified direction under civliian control but not to
merge ”them. .
“Senator Gurney, chairman of the armed service
cammittee, points out that neither the navy alone,
the air force alone, nor the army alone is capable of
- supplying the needed military strength of the United
States. If congress believed one of them could, it
would have taken steps to eliminate the other two
in the interest of e onomy. That this was not done
testifies eloquently to congressional opinion concern
ing the need for all three branches.
“Naval aviation is the heart of the modern navy.
It is a highly specialized branch of the military ser
vices. It reouires a type'of flying alien to any other
aviation activity. And it is significant that the
Hoover commission, in studying the entire govern
ment structure, including national security, has re
jected the idea of merging naval aviation with the
air force. .
“If ever there was a time when the citizen and
the voter must exert himself to obtain accurate in
formation on public issues, it is now. The controversy
over so-called unification of the armed services is a
case in point. The real objectives are efficiency,
economy, and mmtary preparedness. Unification
should not become a catch word to trip the unwary.
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. a \s‘ . Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing
--—:-" ’ ‘ UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
THE COMMON COLD
Of all the infections to which man falls heir, none 'eiceeds the
lowly common cold in importance to health and welfare.
The average person suffers one to four colds each year. Since
each attack of the common cold lasts five days on an average, it may
be estimated the common cold accounts for 40 to 50 percent 02 at.
days lost from work. The financial loss in wages and to industry as
a whole is almost beyond comprehension, but is said to be in excessl
of one billion dollars per year. - I
In school, in churches, in all forms of human endeavor, the
loss of time produced by the common cold exceeds that of at: 0111 c.“
diseases. . 1
Although little is known about the prevention and treatment ‘
of this simple malady, the cause of _the common cold is ascribed,
to.a virus. This is a tiny particle which is transmitted fro-. 11 person
to person chiefly by droplets, sneezing, kissmg and the like. .
What can be done to prevent— colds? This is one o t;e gi-ea;
problems confronting modern medicine._ . . 3
Cold vaccines have been disapppintxng as a {:llsz .31 srevemzm‘
ol colds or the complications resulting-therewom. Likewise, there is
no sound reason to take large quantities of.Vlt&YflLllS with the hope
of preventing colds; most people Wlll obtain a satisfactory intake‘
of vitamins it they eat a normal, balanceddiet. . .
We can recommend such general practices as “'3;th the
hands before meals, avoiding crowns or contact mfg-31,33? 22:3,:-
colds, the use of proper clothing and shelter culing muemcn.
weather, the avoidance of chilling, dampness, fatigue, alcoholic
debauches, dietary indiscretions and extreme change of temperature_
The most important apect of the treatment of the common
cold is rest in bed. The common cold should not be consxdered
lightly especially in children, in the elderly and in those suffering
Imm malnutrition, as it may be a forerunner to more serutaus
diseases such a pneumonia, middle ear infection, smusms, and ne
like.
Patients should
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have a common cold assugeutlg: :grsanal phySiCian When
omg well. ever they
UNIFICATION OR NOT
Weekend VieWpoints
Several nights iagou a _wen-
dressed man rapped at the Arrow
Grill to telephone. While there he
|divulged the information that he
i had just been handedaa ticket for
zparking his car in the area that
‘ had been marked for taxicabs.
; He had been ordered to report to
police headquarters to stand trial
for a breech of rules. Informed
Prom ihe Past
TEN YEARS AGO - 1939
Superintendent E. S. Black re
turned from Seattle where he at
tendeda meetingof thestatedi
rectors of the Washington Edu
cator of the Washington Educa
tors association.
Church of the Later Day Saints
sponsored the picture “King of
Kings!
Turkey growers planned to
double their turkey production as
New York market was calling tor
seven carloads per day.
Bernie Neuman piloted a plane
to Seattle. He was accompamed
as far as Ellensburg by Frank
Mueller.
TWENTY YEARS AGO 1923
Mrs. Margaret Harper and Mrs.
Daphine Carlton took over the
management of the dining mum
of the Hotel Kennewick.
Washington State college had
arranged for a pruning school for
Benton county. They reported
474,640 trees in Benton county
need pruning.
Several young people returned
to Kennewick fr'om Pullman for
vacation. They were Elna Beste.‘
Lois Huntington, Gerald Camp
'iell and Cecil Boyer.
Official thermometer reading
for January 20 was 15 degree: be
low zero. ‘
I'3er YEARS AGO 1919
Kennewick basketball team de
feated Yakima a score of 50-12.
This made 4 straight victories.
Big Y Association was to en
large their local warehouse and
packing plant, plans were made at
annual meeting in Yakima. Re
presentatives from Kennewick in
cluded J. J. Rudkin. C. Simonson,
H. W. Desgranges, J. F. Perry and
F. H. Krug. .
Chris and Julius Erickson, sons
of ‘Lars Erickson had been ais
charged from' the army and re
turned home.
. ' CHIIflCHZS '
CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
lst and Everett. Rev. J. N. Tin
sley. Sunday School 9:45. Services
Youth 6:30 p. m. Mid-week, Wea
nesday at 7:30 p. m.
FIRST BAPTIST
I First and Washington. Stanley
Hunt pastor. Sunday school 9:45
’a.m. Services ,11:00 a. m.
~nd 8:00 p.m. Young peoples at
6:30 p.m. Mid-week Prayer and
Bible Hour, Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH
Second and Auburn. P. J. Luv-‘
‘as. Minister. Res. 604 Kenne
wick avenue. Sunday schdol 9:451
‘.m.. Morning Service 11:00 a.m.
Luther League meeting 7:00 p.m.
Confirmation classes Saturday
aornings.‘ Junior choir Saturday
noming. Senior choir Thursday
3:00 pm. ‘ '
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
102 Kennewick avenue. Rev E.
’ames Cornwall. Sunday school
“45. Scrvices 11:00 a.m. and 7:45
p.m. Youth, Tuesdays 7:45 p.m.
Prayer meeting 7:45 p.m. Thurs.
BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN
3rd and Benton. M.‘ C. Kauth,
oastor. M. S. Pohl and Miss Leona
Huss, teachers. Divine Worship
werv Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday!
school and Adult Bible class atl
’lO a.m. Walther League. every
Wednesdayat 8 p.m. Adult Mem
hershin classes Mondays and
Thursdays. 8 p.m. Choir rehear
sal every Thursday 8:00 p.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN
3rd and Washington. Rev. E.
C. Hawkins. Sunday School 9:45
a.m. Morning worship 10:20 a.m.
Meeting temporarily at the Ben
;ton theatre.
FIRST METHODIST
Kenn. Ave., at Dayton. Rev.
John B. Coan. S.‘S. 9:45 a.m.
.Services. 10:50 a.m. Youth Fel
t’owship, Jr. Hi 5:00. Seniors 6:30.
CHURCH OF COD 1
’ 7th and Gum. Rev. C. D. Hook—j
or. Sunday School 10 a.m., Serv-?
Ices ll a.m. and 7:30 p.m. M.’
A. Tomlison. General Overseer. ‘
ST. PAUL EPISCOPAL ‘
617 Avenue A. Rev. Nelson H.
Atkinson. Services Sunday 10:00
Ltm. Sunday school 11:15 a.m.
Holy communion first Sunday
each month 10 a.m.
FINLEY-HOVER COMMUNITY
Rev. Pierce Roberts Finley
Sun. Sch. 10 a.m. Services 11 a.
sm. Youth. 6:30 p.m. Services
.7:30 p.m. Wed. Scouts 7:15 at
{School. Choir 7:30 and Prayer
meet 8 p.m. HOVER Sun. Sch.,
ill a.m. Service 10:00 a.m.
KENNEWICK (WASH) COURIERoREPORTER
BY JOE DIGGIN
- that the city council just tw
v nights previous had agreed at a
a meeting to remove the restrictiOns.
e he felt better. The news of the
r council’s action was in the papers.
.t but apparently the cap hadn’t
:. learned about the action.
D.. . .
1 That statementof Dr.S. S.Selo
E by that the recreation commission
wanted an adequate amount for
an adequate recreation program
or the commission would step out.
was a frank but practical way of
. asserting a commonsense policy.l
. We all want to save the city allj
. the money we can, but the old
. saying. “Things done by halVeS‘
. are never done well,” still stands
as a rule of action.
30 O O
E Apprehension and arrest of two
young men for breaking into the
v Phillips 66 station at the “Y” and
i stealing a thousand dollars from
.' a floor safe, is pretty generally
appreciated as a piece of excel
!;lent police work. Outstanding
l was the way three police organi
:'zations cooperated on the case—
-the Kennewick city police, the
Benton county sheriff's office, and
the Richland patrol. Just for the
. sake of a clear understanding. it.
= might be said that the Richland]
- patrol .is not a part of or connect-4
’ed with the state patrol.
0 O t
’ That new city planning com
mission appointed by Mayor Keol.
ker is refreshing. “Doc" Selby
even went so far as to say that
Kennewick can become a “center
of culture”. It’s a true statement!
an ambitious goal, which doesn't
have to be confined to a few per— “
sons. All the good and city re-l
creation program accomplishes,
should be~for all. And it no doubt
~will be that way, if we are able
Ito judge the motives of the cr-n- ‘
mission members.
iO O O
" Last weekend, Ralph Harris,‘
editor of the Hantord News. lost
a valuable wedding ring from his
finger. He thought and thought
and thought. Then it dawned up-.
on him that he had thrown it intol
{a trash an in the Kennewick
Courier-Reporter plant where the
Hanford News is printed. Ques
‘tion: Where was the trash? It
had' no doubt been dumped into
.the big incinerator in the back
'yard. He looked. the trash had ‘
been burned but the ashes were 1
lstill there. Last look we had Ralph 1
‘ was still sifting ashes. . ‘
.II I I
llow Available in llle 'l'rr-lirly Area at
Hughes Cleaners & Furriers
‘ 214 Cedar St, Kennewick '
. 99 Steps South of Safeway
Send us a garment for Sani- ing the regular cleaning oper
toning today. See how it _ - ation it removes sugar and
brightens dulled colors and a. r rain spots. and most fruit juice
brings out the lustre of the =2 spots, as well as all soils re
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Sanitone is ,a gentler and Only the leading cleaners
more thorough cleaning method that in every community are licensed to
makes clothes 'éleaner than ever before. use Sanitone. It is nationally advertised
It penetrates to the heart of every fabric and nationally known as a superior clean
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SA NIT ON E . Any Place in the T‘ri-City Area
~ ' 24-Hour Servrce
SERVICE
lForget to Drop Pennies
But Not Dollar Bills
I Thirty-seven motorists in Ken
‘newick last week forgot to drop
I pennies and nickels into parking
meters but they didn't forget to
drop one dollar each into the fine
and forfeiture fund of the city
later on. Police said they attach- 1
Wed tickets to 37 cars whose own- ‘
a ers came in and paid their one
;. dollar fines for parking overtime. ‘
e Policesaidtheyhadmoved the ‘
g taxicab parking area around the 7
t corner from Kennewick avenue.
to Cascade street, leaving the one;
length in front or the post office!
. for mailing from cars. Police said,
I the placein frontof thepost ot-i
I.ficewouldlienestricteddunno!
, night and that parking there
5 would not be permitted anytime.
i Motorists may drive in, deposit
.. theirlettersinthehoxanddrlw
l on again. I
Slips at Car, Bones 11l
His Right Leg Broken
When Robert aonnson went to
step onto the running board 0!
his car last Saturday evening in
front of the Walter Knowles home
on East Second street. his foo:
slipped, he tell on the ice. and
both bones in the lower part at
his right leg were broken. The
limb swelled and physicians hada
to wait sometime for the swelling’
to go down before the bones!
could be set.. Johnson is a partner-5
with his father in the L. E. John
son Insurance Agency on Kenne
wick avenue.
Amm
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Morgan 0!
the West Highlands attended the
funeral service for Mrs. Hannan
E. Erickson at Chewelah lax:
Wednesday. Mrs. Erickson died
a week ago Saturday. She was a
resident of Kennewick for- 30
years.
WATCH NEXT WEEK’S COURIER-REPORTER FOR
Hundreds of Feature Items for Our
GRAND m STORE OPENING
Thursday. February 3rd -
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PENNEYS W
Coasting Too. to ,
Entertain Kids i
' Kennewick children and teen;
were last week had both skating:
and coasting for entertainment‘
and exercise while schools were'
closed because of nesuus of the!
cold weather. Although the met-‘
di to 10 helow early.
33.1.,”th and W
Capital Funds in Excess
. of $20,000,000
Since 1889 without 1653
to a single depositor.
1000 men and /N—- x \
women. Ind ' .
29 offices to < 9
.eflc you. \ ru‘uauargiu .-
\_ C ,
Roanowlck lunch
NA‘I’IONAI. BANK OF COMMERCI
o! 80.0“. . fl muu-uu Glue”
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, 7 0 JANUARY
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laround zero most of the day. that
ldid not stand in the way ur out.
Idoor sports.
| The city had flooded an are.
{between the elementary school
{and irrigation canal. creating .
[skating rink. This week city su.
[perintendent R. C. Rector had
IFourth street blocked off from
.Dateto Beeehstmt inform.
locating lane. Youngsters went in
(or coating heavily and some or
'the older persons used it too.
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