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INFORMATION
FOR VETS
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Pacific Northwest veterans arel
reminded by the Veterans Ad-l
ministration that the VA can notl
pay for out~patient medical treat
ment by private physicians unless‘
the injury or illness is service-h
connected-and then only it prior{
VA authorization is obtained. 1
Many veterans. the VA points‘
out, are receiving such care with
out proper authorization in the
mistaken belief that the VA will
pay the bill. They must, how
ever. either contact the VA per
sonally or have their doctor get
permission from the chief medical
IVic Vef Saysl
the ' t _
smartest
accents
officer of the appropriate VA
regional office before beginnlnsl
out-patient treatment.
Formal applications for out-‘
patient care at VA expense may
be obtained at any VA office.
Each application should include
the veteran’s full name and ad
dress, VA claim number and the
nature of the disability for which
:treatment is needed.
In cases of emergency treat
ment, prior authorization is not
required, but the treatment must
be reported to theVA within 15
days by the physician to assure
payment by the VA.
The VA also emphasized that
out-patient medical care in either
VA clinics or from private phy
sicians under the VA’s “home
town" medical program is avail
able only to veterans whose dis
abilities have been officially
determined to have been caused
or aggravated by service in the
armed forces. _
QUESTION or m WEEK
Q. When Is the National Service
Life Insurance I now hold as a
World War II veteran considered
lapsed?
A. It is lapsed when a veteran
fails. to make a premium payment
within 31. days from the date
it was due. .
I'9 33°". m.."‘§§- ._
Scenes showing the ram 103'-
est fire which destroyed million!
of dollars worth of property in
Maine in 1947 will be shown in
the film “Then It Happened” in
a nationwide cooperative forest
fire prevention campaign now
under way and to extend into the
state of Washington. The film
won -a national award in 1948,
and is available to fire prevention
agencies, according to United
States Seator Warren G. Magnu
son.
The Sub! . . .
a, tailored
pump in rad
andgreen calf.
8.95
The Vixen . . .
a dainty sandal
in white calf.
8.95
Remember
Mother loves beautiful
stockings. Give her the
best by McCullum. Treat
Mother to a box of ex
quisite stockings, sheer,
clear nylons. She’ll ap--
preciate the thoughtful
flattery of your Mother’s
Day Gift.
Roots ofwltzzre fiafiiéfr
Homemakers
Briefs
81. Lanna _ and”:
Au’t Extension Agent
Red for Danger
A Splash of red paint or bright
fingernail pqlish can be a handy
danger signal around the house.
The high shelf in the bathroom
cabinet, where medicines are kept
out of reach and sight of curious
children, may be painted red as
a flag to other members of the
family. Then there's the problem
of containers for such poisonous
materials as lye preparations for
cleaning drains or insecticides.
These also must be kept where
children cannot possibly get at
them. So—they too might have
a coat of red as a distinguishing
mark.
’ Red also may help in emergen
cies. The pail of sand which many
wise families keep on hand for,
fire control will be easier to locate
it painted red as will the fire
extinguisher and other outdoor
faucets to which a hose must be
connected in a hurry. Red paint
also can marl: the first-aid kit.
Finally, red paint on the handles
of 'small garden tools will help
orevent losing or mislaying them.
because .it will show up clearly
against the ground, grass or toll.
age. _
How to Buy a House Dies-
In trying on a house dress, check
for“ comfortable fit mound the
bins. bust sad rupner. anus. Be
suntan ”munch 11¢th
place and that the.“ is I be
coming length. Check the dd:
seam}. whleh should follow a
straight 1m to the floor. , Test
for moraines too by reaching
arms upward as In getting a can
from a high shelf. And finally
sit down in the dress to check fit
in'this position. .
Slin off dress ‘to examine con
struction details. Consult the labels
for information. on colorfastneos
and shrinkage. Also. examine the
seams. especially for enough width
to let out if necessary and for
strength of stitching. Laboratory
tests of 4B dresses showed par
ticular weaknesses in the stitching
~f armhole seams, which broke in
two-thirds of the dresses when
nulled by hand.
Look at the collars or revers.
They s‘wuld have neat edges and
be cut alike on both sides. '
For longer-wearing belt, choose
"ne made of fabric instead of im
itation leather. Be sure that but-
tonholes are evenly placed on a
iouble thickness of fabric ‘and
that buttonhole stitches are close
onough for long wearing. -
A. Fond Farewell '
This is the last time I'll 'by-line’
‘-.‘=e column. As most of you know.
Miss Patricia Armellng will be~
come your Benton County home
agent on May 10th.
I am very pleased over the
wromotion I have received as
State Extension Agent, but I sham
miss all of you whom I have come
to know as my friends. It's been
a pleasure knowing and working
with you.
I’m sure you’ll like Pat, and
I’ll be looking for big things from
Benton county.
COOPER A nmmu
Victor E. Cooper, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Harvey F. Cooper of
Kennewick, has been assigned toe
the 23rd infantry regiment at'
Fort Lewis, Wash. Cooper went;
int_o the service on December 25.1
1948.
KENNEWICK (WASH) COURIERoREPORTER
Program Io Give
More Support to
Farm Production
‘3? on. CHARLES M. sun-ton
Department of Agriculture Econ
omics Washington State College
The proposed new farm pro
gram would give more price and
aimcome support to Washington
farm products than would the
agriculture act of 1948 (Aiken
Bill) passed by the 80th congress}
In the first place, milk, eggs,
chickens, hogs, beef cattle, lambs,
and wheat, all important Washing
ton products, are among the group
one commodities in the new plan.
As such they would have first
claim on money made available for
farm price and income support.
Wheat was the only Washington
farm product in the group one
or basis class under the 1948
farm act.~
The support price for wheat in
1950 under the income support
standard of the proposed new pro
gram would probably be close
to or slightly above 90 percent
of the old parity. Estimated max
imum support price for wheat
under the same act of 1948 tor
the 1950 crop would be $1.85 a
bushel. The new income support
standard woulfl likely be a few
cents W. ‘
Much has been said about the
imam of price apports on
production Imm bi: terms. Here
'is the way that provisions would
up?” to when: ,
Production from any one. arm?
or ranch would receive price-sup
port up to an annual output at
Blmost 14.000 bushels. That would
tow:- the production of 700 acres
of wheatfivithan flex-age yield
of 20 bushels to the we. or «0
acres with an ivoraxe yieldot
30 bushels. n Wheates‘ulnm'er {cl-1
low ranch of 1.100 acres and an
average yield of 35 bushels on
gthe half of .thm acres which
' are in production each year would
have its total output covered. Aver
age size of wheat farms In the
Palouse is about 500 acres and
around a thousand acres in the
dryland acres. ."It is believed that
a very high percentage of Wash
ington Wheat farms would have all
or a large part of the production
covered.
Under the proposed new farm
program, milk would be supportea
at a level substantially above the
maximum provided .for in the
1948 farm act.
Any one farm under the propos
al could receive support on up
to 62,000 pounds of milk pro
duced in one year. A dairy with
62 cows prodnging an average
of 10,000 poun‘ s per cow could
receive support on the total out
put. If the average production.
per cow was 8,000 pounds. the
output from ‘7B cows would be
supported.
Average milk production per
cow on Washington farms in 1948‘
was 8,400 pounds. Therefore the
output of 97 av rage Washington
cows per farm, ased on the 1946
average, would completely cov-
lered by the su ports of the pro
;posed program.
' The average %tterfat produc
tion per cow on . ashington‘ farms
‘in 1946 was 26 pounds. At this
.average‘ product on, the proposed
program would completely cover
the output of 14 cows per farm.
Apples are no among the corn
modities which would have first
claim on funds vailable for price;
and income sup ort. This is true:l
aboth on the farm act of 19431
.(Aiken Bill) and the proposed
program. However, in the event
of price supports for apples, the
lproposed program would provide
Mint Oil Support
Not in Program
Congressman Hal Holmes re
ported from Washington, D. 0.,
this week. that he had been dis-z
cussing the peppermint oil situa-‘
tion with officials at the Depart-‘
ment of Agriculture in an effort
to assist growers in disposing of
an excess supply, but that outside;
of prospects of purchases by'
countries with ERP funds, thel
situation is not promising. ‘
Discussing the situation withi
regard to peppermint oil. con--
gressman Hal Holmes said: ‘
“U. S. parity for peppermint oil. ‘
was of February 15, 1949, was
$6.69 per pound with the growers
of the US. averaging $6.27 per lb.‘
Howe’Ver, Washington growers:
have only received an ‘average of‘
$5.85. In discussing the desire-g
bility of a . price support program‘
for peppermint oil, the Production:
\and Marketing Administration re-i
ports that no such program will,
be initiated at this time, giving as‘
the principal reasons, (i) U. s.
peppermint oil growers received
an average price of about 96%
of parity for the 1948 crop. and
42) a determination that pepper.
mint old should be price-sup“
ported would be inconsistent with
the criteria established by the‘
agricultural act for 1948 for in.
stituting such a program. |
“Peppermint oil is becoming: an
increasingly important crop in the
lower Yakima Valley and efforts
will be continued to be helpful.
The ECA has recently announced
that the following funds have
been made available for several
European countries now in need
of supplies of peppermint oil:
France, $80,000; Ireland, $3,000;
Netherlands, $1,082,000. Apprixl
mately one-third of these funds
will be used for the purchase of
peppermint oil and such pur
chases will be made in the United
States not later than September
1949.”
TO ENTERTAIN
Mrs. H. E. Reymore will enter
tain the Highlands Grang Auxili
ary at her home in the Garden
Tracts on Tuesday afternoon, May
10.
,a substantially higher support
level. It is estimated that the
average yield of apples in Wash
ington is about 400 bushels per
acre. Supports would be provided
up to 10,000 bushels per farm.
In Washington that means-on the
average —all of the production
from 25 acres would be supported.
(In the next article, Dr. Blin
ton will discuss the effect of
the program on other major Wu.
farm products. '
Stop in and SEE
Also Handling
(AIKINS
Paséo Airport
(2nd Bldg.)
lllllS-tlllllMEßS
IUI’IIOIIZID DIALII
Farm Equipment
1:.» the Smart: and Large Pam
Wheel and Crawler-type Tractors
Side Delivery Rakes
Rota-Balers
Hydraulic Discs
Cultivators and Flows
A Complete Gas and Diesel
GUENTHER TRACTOR (0.
Authorized Sales & Service
Dear Editor:
Dear Editor,
Can nothing he done to protect‘
Kennewick housewives from the
annoying calls of the door-to-door
salesmen who seem to infect this
town?
Our grievance in particular cn
cerns the magazine salesmen who
push their way into your home
un’der the falsest pretences, and
will not take “no' for an answer,
and the religious fanatics who
travel in pairs and try to £015:
their particular brand of religion
upon you. Religion is a fine thing,
but belongs in it's place, and
in our opinion. its place is not
being “peddled” at your front
door. _
Here along Kennewick Ave..
it's a lucky day that doesn’t see
at least one of these posts at our
doors, usually a the. busiest time
of the day. Isn’t there some sort
of city ordinance that forbids this
“trespassing” on. a person's private
property? And if there isn't, why
not? What can we do about it?
Two very annoyed housewives.
Mrs Kenneth Small. 1207
Kennewick Ave.
Mrs. Herb Keane. 1219 Kenn
ewick Ave. 4
roa VETERANS ONLY.. ..GI Collcgq £slm»
Repair Service and Parts
Repair Shop
Weeders
Hydraulic Pumps
Hoses & Couplings
WAY, MAY 5, I‘4fi
Harold 'l'. Nelson New
Bedaqafienfifiéal
R. J. Newell, Regional mm
of the Bureau of Reclamation at
Boise, Idaho, who first Went to
work for the Bureau in 1903, When
it was less than a year old, Wm
retire from the Government 9e”.
ice on July 1, Secretary of the
Interior J. A. Krug announced to.
day.
Succeeding him will be Harold
T. Nelson, presently Assistam
Regional Director for Region one,
Krug said. Region One encom.
passes the states of Oregon. Wash.
ington, Idaho, Western Montana,
and portions of Nevada, Wyoming.
and Utah.
PLAN PICNIC _ _ _ _ _
Kennewick Riverview Edna.
tional Association will have a pic.
nie in the City Park on Wedna.
day, May 11. beginning at 0 o'clock
for members and their families.
MATGOPC.
Mrs. June Sear-foes has been
employed by the Chamber of-Como
meree as secretary to Manager
Ross Frank. She takes the pod
tion filled until recently by Mrs.
Aurel Frederick.
Phone 4672
Pasco. Wash.

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