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'I'IIe Kennewick Courier-Reporter
Issued Thursdays by The Kennewick Printing Company
Operated by the Scott Publishing Co., Inc.
217 Kennewick Ave., Kennewick, Washington
Member Washington gewspaper Publishers Association, Inc.
33 year in Benton County. $4 outside. Entered as second class
matter April 2, 1914 at P. O. Kennewick, Wash., under Act of
March 3. 1879. The Courier, established March 27, 1902; The
Reporter, established Jan. 24, 1906, consolidated April 1, 1914.
A Bargain In Enferfainmenf
The Benton County Fair and Festival are off to a
much better start this year than last. It appears to he “go
ing %mewhere"hthis year. -
is year t e peop e who are in char e a
know exactly what they want and how to ggt it.p\l})Valfieclllifli}s,
no reflection on anyone who took part in the fair last year
and who arranged the grape festival in other years, The
better outlook is brought about by added years of effort
tAi thing of so much worth was bound to improve with
me.
While the grape festival was a worthwhile community
event, it needed other activities to draw other interest.
Last year the county fair was recognized by the county
commission. That gave the fair association the boost~it
had been wanting. With a fair and festival combined
farmers had a personal interest. in the event. Women
could exhibit their culinary achievements, artists could
present their works to the public, children could have a
part. Members of 4-H clubs and other groups found a
new reason for interest because it offered all these a
chance for personal participation.
This year new things are added. A rodeo apparently
was a “must" for the native people of Kennewick. and
vicinity. The rodeo is a tradition of the west and it seems
that it is the best available activity to draw the interest of
people from a wigeaafrea. h _
oming juster t e Pendleton Roundu ,
should be no end to the number of outstanding gerftctilfrfi
ers who will be available for the rodeo part of the county
fair and festival this year.
. People are looking for bargains these days in enter
tainment as well as in merchandise. This year they will
get a bargain atthe, county fair and festival. It will be a
Bigger county fair, a festival as good as ever, and a rodeo
own in. ' ,
Postmaster Attends
State Convention
Tri-Clty Post Masters this week
have been attending the state
convention of Post Masters in'
Bellingham. , '
Post Master and Mrs. Walter
Woehler of Kennewick and Post
Master E. Peddicord of Richland
went together. .0 v,
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Protest Name
Street Change
Residents of the Nob Hill dis
trict in Kennewick had a petition
presented to the city council last
night protesting the change of
names of the streets. Locust
Drive and Maplewood Drive, to
Hawthorne and Fourth avenue,
respectively. ‘
Attorney Charles Powell, pre
sented the petition to the council,
which contained signatures of
more than 90 percent of the
homeowners. Powell pointed out
to the council that neither of
the streets is a natural extension
of the streets they are supposed
to be a part of, but that rather
the entire circular drive is a unit
unto itself.— ,
The council referred the matter
to the city planning commission,
which will meet with residents
Thursday night to discuss the
matter further. _ l
19 jerseMen At
Herd Meetings
Nineteen interested Jerseymen
attended _the herd classification
on the O. M. Rhoades farm near
Benton City. '
Eighteen head of purebred Jer
seys were classified by M. B.
Nichols, extension dairyman. The
herd sire, Challenger Goldie Sul
tan M, was 'the only one classi
fied -“very good.” Two females
were classified “fair" with the
rest going into the “good" and
“good plus” groups.
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Barbara Delores Heaton vs.
Aubrey Leon Heaton, Grace
Lilly vs. Marion Lilly, Virginia
Baker vs. Walter Baker, Clara
Lorene Schenck vs. Theodore
Lavern Schenck. Elizabeth Bur
gess vs. E. G. Burgess, Dale C.
Hall vs. Darlene Hall, Robert L.
Jones vs. Sherry N. Jones. Inter
locutory Decrees: John W.
Thompson vs. Florence L
Thompson. Marion J. Stevenson
vs. Vera L. Stevenson.
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WEEKEND
VIEWPOINTS
By J. w. H.
The report turned in to the
city council by Fire Chief Herb
Malchow on fire losses for May
shows damage to buildings to
taling only $l6O. During the
first week of June, losses in the
city amounted to only about.s2o.
But losses .outside the city am
ounted to $26,000 and rural area
losses in other months have been
equally as far above those with
in the city limits. ‘
The figures for rural areas
nearby compared to those within
the city are so often so one-sided
that an expansion of the fire
fighting facilities into these
other areas appears to be one
of the “musts” in future plan
ning. .
The fire chief says the big
drawback to giving better atten
tion to fires outside» the city,is
the lack of somebody on duty
in those areas to watch for fires.
He says often fires at night are
not discovered until they are too
far along to extinguish and in
other cases telephones are so
far away that the alarm is not
turned in for several minutes
after the discovery is made. Here,
then, is a case where- people are
losing hundreds of dollars be
cause they want to save cents.
Could not a patrolman be put
on duty in the thickly settled
Columbia avenue and “Y” area
to watch both for fires and
crime? Prevention of one such
fire as consumed the “Farm” on
Columbia avenue would pay his
salary for seven years at least.
The able talk made by Mrs.
James Pearce of Pasco before
the chamber of commerce last
Thursday may have far reach
ing effect on our city govern
ment. At that meeting, all the
argument was in favor of the
city manager form, although it
is possible to have poor city
government under even that
form. Steve Selby mentioned
the fact ghat he had,lived in
Miami Be ch and that- he had
found the city manager. form
there ' worked efficiently. Up at
Daytona Beach, also in Florida,
they had the city manager form
too but if there ever' was a city
which experienced more turmoil
in its governing, we haven’t
heard of it. The usual political
condition existed in that com
munity and throughout the
county which certainly does not
exist here. And possibly that
covers the point, but it always
will be true that any govern
ment is part the form and part
the people who hold office. Some
expert'said long ago that Amera
icans would make a success of
any form of government. That
isn’t true by- a long shot of the
Americans living within thetlim
its at certain cities. -
Now we appear to be getting
somewhere with this thing com
munism. :When such papers as
are published in Spokane start
talking about teaching commun
ism in 'the public schools, there
is hope that we eventually will
be combating communism with
our intelligence and not with
our hates and pregudices. As the
Spokane Chronicle says, when
the American way of life and
communism are laid side by
side, there is no question in our
minds 'which would be chosen.
Anyway, we should be willing
to show both up for what they
are. That means too that we
should teach Americanism with
concrete examples, the supply
of which there is no end in these
United States.
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There is far too much general
izing when some people argue
the case 'of Americanism. A
farmer, for instance, may not
get mueh from an impassioned
plea to “Remember the Founding
Fathers,” but he knows what
you are talking about when you
tell him: “You have a little
kingdom here on your own—your
farm, your livestock” Your ma
chinery, and crops, and above
all your family free to live the
lives ,they and you wish to live
right here on your farm." There
probably is no person in the
world who has the limitless
freedom of a reasonably pros
perous farmer. And maybe that
is a reason why we should try
to keep the farmers prosperous.
A free farm is an unmortgaged
farm or one on which the mart.
farm or one on which the mort
where the livestock and grain
hauled to the city brings profits
to those who produce them.
As schools in Richland closed
later this year than Kennewick
and Pasco, announcement was
made that a safety campaign
would be started there aimed
primarily at safety for the
youngsters of the community.
What Capt. A. E. Barron of Rich
land’s patrol said with reference
NATIONAL FARM \
SAFETY WEEK 3
JULY 24-30, 1949
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Prepared by the Staff of the Schools of Medieine. Dentistry
and Nursing. University of Washington
OBESITY
“Obesity” means just too much
fat. Obesity is perhaps the most
common of all chronic condi
tions to which human beings
are subject. Its causes and the
various ways of correcting the
condition are well known in
most instances but in spite of
this knowledge its incidence con
tinues to be high.
Many studies reveal the fact
that high blood ‘pressure, dia
betes, degenerative arthritis,
hardening of the arteries, gall
stones, gout and numerous other
conditions are much more com-
19951—10 vans AGO
Miss Mildred Crawford, young
est daughter of C. A. Crawford,
and Thomas J. Roberts were
united in marriage and planned
to live in Montana.
John Tweet of Kennewick re
ceived his Bachelor of Science
degree in business administra
tion. . ‘
The A. A. Anderson family
from McMinniville were in Ken
newick for a short visit.
Fred Simmelink was a Walla
Walla visitor.
Mrs. Paul Spreen and Mrs.
Larry Oliver and Marilyn drove
to Seattle. Elgin Spreen who
had been attending the univer
sity returned with them.
1929—20 YEARS AGO
The toll house on the Kenne
wick-Pasco bridge was robbed
while Floyd Hutchins was on
duty.
John Vibber and Bob Brown
attended Camp Rotary scout
camp for two weeks.
H. R. Vibber, president of the
Kennewick " golf club“ 'on the
gsascoigne cup with a Quote of
Miss Dorothy Arnold and Mrs.
T. C. Browne attended , P.O.E.
convention in Colfax. '
1919—30 YEARS AGO
Cherries were ripe and bring
ing 14¢ per pound. .
Strawberry season was over.
The marketing union reported
shipping 14,000 crates at $3.75
per crate. _
J. T. Wilson opened a new
business in the Emigh building.
It was called Wilson’s Economy
Cash store.
. Earl Tweedt enlisted in the
marines and was to be sent dir
ectly to Germany.
to safety, can well be stated
down here: “Accidents involving
children and motor vehicles can
be prevented,” he said. It is a
three-way problem that can be
solved if everybody assumes his
.share of responsibility—motor
ists by careful driving, parents
by supervising. play activities
and training children in traffic
safety, school~age youngsters by
exercising caution while on or
near the streets.”
Here's a different kin-:3.
of dollar . . . _
This is a telephone investor's dollar. It comes from countless in
dividuals or business firms who invest money in telephone com
pany stocks and bonds. This is a dilierent kind of dollar because
it is the only kind that can be used for telephone expansion. In
contrast, the money received for telephone service is used to pay
wages, taxes and other operating expenses. It also helps pay for
the use of the investor's dollar. By operating on a sound, business
like basis, we are able to attract the investors' dollars which help
10 give America“ the world's finest telephone service.
INTERSTATEéLEPHONE Comm
I‘Tarm Croppers—l 94-9
mon in overweight individuals
than in those of normal or sub
standard weight. Conditions,
such as heart diseases, are in
variably aggravated in over
weight _indiyiduals. 7
Actually life expectancy is
definitely less for obese groups
than for average weight groups.
Fat people like to eat. All
cases of obesity are due to an
intake of food in excess of that
needed to maintain the body in
a state of metabolic equilibrium.
Many obese people claim that
they eat no more than their
thinner friends. HOWever. watch
them and see what they eat as
well as the amount they stow
away.
Undoubtedly heredity factors
play a part in furnishing the
framework for excess weight,
but family eating habits init
iated in early life are more im
portant in establishing familial
obesity.
During recent years it has been
learned that definite neurotic
traits are evident in most pedple
with marked obesity. Many ,such
individuals experience over-eat
ing as a result of overstress on
the value of food or as a means
of self-gratification. In others
being overweight has compen
sation in helping to. avoid un
pleasant tasks. .Obese individ
uals are apt to shun exercise.
People formerly liked to blame.
their obesity on abnormalities
of the glands of internal secre
tion. .There are a few disorders
of the functions. of these glands
associated with overweight but
they account for only a very
small number of the actual
cases of obesity. '
As far as treament is con
cerned obese individuals are apt
to be their own worst enemies.
They are frequently inclined to
be antagonistic towards accept
ing the idea that the fault lies
within themselves rather than
in some “metabolic disorder” or
in the “glands.”
Despite their professed good
intentions they frequently go
not possess the will power 0
follow the regime necessary to
restore them too. normal weight.
Overcoming obesity is a genuine
challenge to the sincerity of the
individual’s desire to lose weight.
The diet must contain ade
quate amounts of certain essen
tial factors such as vitamins.
Reasonable exercise is helpful
but overexercising tends to in
crease appetite and counteracts
the value of a dietry regime by
~llatingl a desire for more
food. .
the minds of many people
there should be a miracle drug
that will bring about reduction
without dietry effort, As far as
drugs are concerned, there. is no
magic pill that can or will safely
reduce anyone.
American women spend an es
timated $1,000,000.000 a year on
cosmetics and perfumes.
Air Show To ‘
Bé Featured
In August _,
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An air show in which the
famous acrobatic performer.
Sammy Mason, will perfotjm
will be put on at Twm City
airport here in August as a ben
efit for the district hospital _fund.
Herb Henne, Twin City. airport
manager. announced this week.
A similar show, involvmg some
of the same people will be put
on at Prosser in the fourth of
July. celebration there.
The air show at Prosser known
as Swede’s Ralston's will start
at 11 a.m. There also will, be
a swimming carnival with com
petition from various parts of
the Valley. On the evening’s
program are Prosser’s traditional
fireworks sponsored by the
Shell Oil Company. There also
will be a baseball game. .
Coming back for the third
year in succession, Ralston Wlll
bring with him several new acts;
A delayed parachute jump and
exhibition flying by a disabled
veteran highlight the show.
Virgil Westling, chairman of
the air show, has been in con
tact with army authorities and
it is possible that a squadron
of jet-fighters from Moses Lake
will be on hand. The command
ing officer of the Spokane Army
Air Base has also been contacted
for a possible appearance of a
squadron of B-29's.
In the afternoon, festivities
switch to the Prosser swimming
pool where a 'full program of
races has been scheduled. Feat
ured on the water show will be
exhibition diving.
A twilight ball game and fire
works, plus a dance with music
by Ken Davidson’s orchestra will
wind~up the day.
According to Jim Rogers, Jay
cee general chairman for the
celebration, the proximity of all
events makes it possible for
visitors to attend all of the pro
‘gram.
New Sewing
Center Opens
A new sewing center. said by
its owners, Mr. and Mrs. Dale
Kubik, to be one of the finest
in the Pacific Northwest; will
open its doors Friday.
The store. Lil-Dale’s, at 17
Kennewick avenue, will be fully
equipped and will feature Do
mestic and Necchi sewing ma
chines and accessories.
The new modern store, finish
edon the interior in white oak
will also have Special depart
ments for yarns, lingerie, blous
es, jewelry and other women’s
specialties. |
The firm will continue to op
erate their business at their
present location on Cascade
street in addition to their new
business house. Mr. and Mrs.
Kubik have been in the sewing.
machine and allied businesses
for a number of years.
The new store is finished in
green tile on the front to contrast
and blend with the stores flank
ing their location.
» The nucleus of an atom is
said to measure only one 2.500,-
000,000',000th’of an inch across.
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Dr. C. Warren Jones of Kansas
City will conduct a weekend
convention in the Church of the
Nazarene. beginning -- Thurs
day .- ht at 7:45. Dr. Jones
served the General Church of
the Nazarene for 12 years as
executive secretary of foreign
missions. During that time\he
traveled extensively through
out the United States and for
eign countrys. He and Mrs.
Jones served , for a number of
years as missionaries in la
pan. There will be services
each evening at 7:45 and at
ll a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Sunday.
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KENNEWICK
COURIER-REPORTER
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Séouts Camp
Needs More
Workers
Work at the Boy Scout :3
Camp Wallowa, is going tammp.
in order to have the Camp ward.
for its opening July 10. pang}.
of scouts are spending w ’5
ends at the'camp helping terk'
the flnishing touches to the mam
arations. p'
The weekend of June 235-26 ha"
been set aside for the Eastern
Benton, Win-Ah-PamS. Richland
"districts, to spark the work par.
ties.
Workers can either 5 re
entire two days at the pcfrgpt‘gi
just one day, whichever is the
more cpnvenient. If they plan
on staymg ovgrnight they should
bring a sleeping bag or blanket
and tools. Beds and feed are
furnished.
Scoutmasters who bring their
troops for an overnight stay
should come prepared to sleep
under their own tents and bring
their own food after camp starts,
A Lot MORE Travel
For A lot lESS Money
Prom Kennewick one way
PHOENIX ......................$'19.95
SEATTLE ........................ 4.35
BANFF ............................ 18.10
CHICAGO .......-..-....... 36.45
BUTTE .... 9.80
BOSTON .. 49.00
OLYMPIA .. 5.55
NEW YORK .............,,,.. 46.15
VANCOUVER. B. C: 7.85
ATLANTA 44.55
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