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f T-" OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE TOWN OF BREWSTER OFFICIAL PAPER OF OKANOGAN COUNTY .... T "- ........... ' - - il m HERALD BREWSTER RE'PORTE.R PATEROS CONSOLIDATION OF THE BREW.TER HERALD AND THE PATEROS RaEPORTER I i I I i i I --VOLUME NO. 44 SUBSCRIPTION $2,00 PER YEAR BREWSTER, OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. OFFICIAL PAPER -OF THE TOWN 'OF PATEROS OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE TOWN" OF BRIDGEPORT I I I I I1 I I I III I I" I I JANUARY 2S, 1945 NUMI3ER 30 No Exceptions Will Be Made When "Cracking Down Starts," According To Local Law Enforcement Officer Aiuomobile owners who have delayed obtaining 1945 license plates will be arrested after February 1, Ed Esteb, state patrolman for Okanogan County, Washigton State Ptrol warns. There will be no exceptions made, he states. With the "cracking down" date les than one week away, several hundred license plates have yet to be issued, according to the county auditor, s office. The state patrol has ben order- ed by Chief Herlert: W, Algeo to arrest mofrists without ,alid'li - censes on the vehcle. Th single plate issued this year must be placed at the rear of the car and old plates Temoed, Mr. Esteb points 0dr. If a driver' operates his car with the old pla still in place in front he will be stopped and required to remove it, he said, Cars bearing out of state licen- ses must pass mot6Y insFection by the Washington State Patrol Of- rice, at Okanogan, office hours, Tuesdays and Saturdays, before 1945 license plates ma be applied for. Th licenses may be obtained at the county auditor's office at Okan0gan, for this vicinity. TERM LIMITATION GTS ATTENTION Three major objectives in the present State Legislature receiv- td the attention of the Washing- ton State Sheriff's Association at a two-day conference in Olympia the first week of this month. They are the perennial fight to from the statute boos, a bill to relieve the sheriff of liability growing out of the acts of his deputies, Unless personally direct- ed by the sheriff, and a readjust- ment in salaries, most of which .have remained the same since 19- 27. K. D0WELL IS HONORED SCOTT FIELD, ILL  Jan. 22 -- T-Sgt. Kenneth K. Dowell, of Hemet, Calif., was presented with the Dist!nguished Unit Badge dung crbmonies at Scott Field, IlJioi, parent radio school of the AAF Training Command. where Sgt. Dowell is now stationed. The presentation was made by Co. F. F. Cs{:iiie an overseas veteran Of Wrld War I. SgeL Dowell was awarded the Distinguished Unit Badge "be- cause of the high order of profes- sional skill and devotion to duty of the ground cews, together with the aggressive and daring courage of the air crews, it was possible for the Twelfth Air Force to strike a decisive and crippling blow at a criteal point in the.bat- tle for Tunisia, hastening the de- struetion and defeat of the etire enemy force, thereby reflecting great credit on themselves and the Armed Forces of the United States." The sergeant, who alsJ holds th Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with seven Oak Le Clusters, was an engineer-gunner on a Flying Fortress with 44 mis- sions and 213 combat hours in the air. Birthday .Party Given >. For Mrs Anderson " Mrs. Wilbur Ricketts of Pater- os entertained 12 for dinner Sat- urday evening in honor of the birthday of Mrs. Alvin Anderson. Present Were Mr. and Mrs. Lee Harrison,-Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Burgett, Mrs. Homer Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Plew and their week end guests, Mr. and Mrs. Don Williams of Chtlan, the guest of "0nor, Mrs. Alvin Anderson. and Mr. and Mrs. Rlcketts. GO TO SEATTLE Eugene McLean and Ernie Shenyer of Brwstqr left Monday for Seattle with' the dtsire of en- tering the Merchant Marine. FINAL DECREE A final decree of divorce was granted to Iva Johnson from  Mar- tin olmon, . : k]illli Grange Meeting On JanUm'y 25 Irewster Grangers are remind- ed of th important meeting to be held Thursday night, Janu)r_ 25. The' offices of Master and Seer retary are to be filled and sever- all officers installed. BOOK DONATIONS ASKED-BY=P.-T. A The Brewster P.-T. A. met M,on day night, January 22 to discuss whether or not to disband the or- ganization, Only five parents (but nearly every teacher)were present so this business was tabled until the next meeting. The amount of $114 for the school Christmas treats has been paid. Books of all kinds are bally needtd for the school library. Any donations will be appreciated, or it -was suggested that people might loan their books for the term with promise of them bing returned. The next regular meeting will STANLEY MACKEY BUYS ORCHARD BRIDGEP'ORT  Mr. Stanley Mackey has rcently purchased the Killian SeaKamp orchard on the Bar and will move t]iefe, on March 1. Mr. SeaKamp plans to move to Wenatchee. DEMO CHAIRMAN VISITOR IN TOWN John F. O'Ntil of Riverside, the chairman of the Okanogan Coun- ty Democratic Central Committee, was a business visitor n Brewster Wednesday. Mr. O'Neil has recently been appointed by the State Depart- ment of. Public Lands to be in charge of leasing public lands in Okanogan, Chelan, Ferry, Grant and Douglas counties. Pateros Groups Plan Joint Meeting, Supper The Pateros American Legion and Auxiliary will hold a joint meeting preceeded by a turkey dinner on Thursday;, Janurary 25 at the I/egion Hall. PATEROS GIRL HEADS SORORITY AT WS.C. WASHINGTON STATE COl# LEGE, Pullman -- Valeria Mun- son, Padres, was elected preside, nt" of Delta Delta Delta sorority Ior the coming year. ASK LICENSE Application for marriage li- ense has been made to "the county auditor by Lloyd Burnett 18, of Okanogan and Evelyn Hawkins 17 of Omak. Their witntss was Mildred Burnett of Omak. DIME DANCE AT PATEROS Benefiting the "March of Dimes," to fight infantil paraly-. sis, a dance will be given at the American Legion hall in Pateros this Saturday night. The date was originally reserved by the Pater- os Fire Department but a later date will he selected by the dpazt - ment for their annual dance. The funds will go toward meet- ing the Okanogan county quota for money to be raised for thd "March of Dimes" campa{gn: which will run from January :25 to Jnuary 31 inclusive. Wink's Melody Band Will furn- ish the music for tht affair. madt on the Ford dump truck or the FWD truck. Henry Pfiffr bid in the In- ternational Dump Truck for $500. On this the minimum was $450. A. L. Kitching of Oroville was high bidder on the International pick-up paying $250 for it. The minimum price on this was $200 Otto Wagner purchased the dump bed for $75. Minimum price on this was $50. The concrete mixer was not put up for sale as the maximum price on same could not be learned. LOCALS WIN AND LOSE Take Close Game Frmn "Paieros; LoSe To Okanogan Brwster just barely beat a rustling, scrapping Pateros bas- ketball team by a score of 27 to 25 o the Brewster fioorlast week end. All the Brewster fans xpect- ed to see the Brewster team win quite decisively. Tht Bears play- ed a listless game and could not c0finect, with the basket, -while Pateros seemed to lye showing 'signs of coming out of their slump. The game was rough and ag- gressive. There was a total of 43 fouls called by Don Holmes of Okanogan, who officiated. Lose To Okanoga On Friday night, January 21, Okanogan defeated the Bears by a close score of 34 to 32 at Okan- ogan. It was a fast game from start to finish. Play Twilp Saturday On Saturday, January 27/ Be Held At Omak Fgbruary 12 The OkaJ'ogm Colmty Lincoln Day Bat,qt on February 12, will be helc at the Masonic Tem- ple at 0n starting sharp t 7:30 P.M, aording to announce ment made yeste,y by the Re- publican County Chairman Bert Cast of Omk. The affair, will he one of the i;largest ever held Jr, this county as arrangements ar being made or over 200 guests. Every precinct in tht count will be represented as the Repub, lican orgarazation is intensel. active and the chairman has re celled word from various part: of the county that a large dele cation of repl'esentative Republic ans will atteL Hoquiam I_bliher Will Tlk Mr. Cast .nounced this wee; that Russell :Mack, Hoquiam pul fisher, has consented to give th main address of the evening. Mr. Mack is known throughou the state as a forceful speake and writer and was chairman e th last State Republican Conver tion. He was barely defeated fo he office oJ State Republicm Chairman at a meeting of part: leaders held in Seattl this mont In addition :to Mr. Mack, th, past state eha,man of the Repuh lican, party, Wilder Jones of Wen atchee, will giye a short-talk an, E. W. Hatfiel, chairman of th: Chelan county,Repuhlican: Centre Committee, wi'l be present an( give a talk. . Considerabl  interest s bein: manifted and a large crowd i expectef!, to atnd the program. W00AT0 T0 00t00Twiso, 4 00K00HERt Brewster tangles who .ha .lot, 0nlY. oe game. this. -:/,-=. son.  game will start a 8 o'- clock and should be good. Twisp. is rated as the strongest team in the county by many fans. Mz.. Kitters boys will he in there fighting to avenge anearlier d- feat at the hands of the Twisp outfit. Theatre Cooperating ": In 'T[arch Of Dimes" Lois Orr, manager of the Cari- bou Theatre at Brewster, report- ed that the theatr will cooperate with the In,chile Paralysis drive for funds by making collections durng the "March of Dimes" week from January 25 to 31 in- clusbfe. This is part of a national cam- paign which has the cooperation of theatres in the nation. OPA CLAMPS DOWN ON BIG--DEPT. STORE Alleging that a service man had been overcharged on a floor lamp, .the Office of Price Alministra- `ion on January 19 asked the U. S. District Court for a ptrman- ent injunction restraining the Al- lied Stores, doing business as e Ben Marche, Seattle, from selling any merr2aandise until they ha:re complied with OPA price regula- tions. The complamt alleges that ,o December 4, the Ben Marehe sold " rnl Donald R. Stephens, an. A Y Master Sergeant serving at the Se- attle inducion center an IES floor I lamp for $49.95; that the lamp i was. not properly tagged with the I ceiling price and faufacturer'sl name and lot number. Also, that ! the Ben Marche has failed to file proper current . maximum price Lists for lamps and shades, and has failed to mark tavern properly. Noted Evangelist Will B Headliner At Program Recogniztd nationally as a able expositor and teacher, Pa G. Wapato, full blood member o the Wenatchee tribe of Indian. born at Lake Chelan, is coming t the Log Church at, Brwster fc the next Sunday afternoon e vice, January 28 at 2:30 P.M according to an announcement b F. E. Schmidt. Evangelist Wapato is now i the Okanogan Valley for a serie of meetings in Okanogan, Oma and Orovill for the next seve weeks," Mr. Schmidt said, "and attended his opening servize la.. Sunday night in Okangan in th Baptist church and prevailed o: him to give us a service Sunda afternoon. Brother Wapato is . vry busy man, in great deman in the east, and told him that i some of our people could hear hi that perhaps we have ,him corn for a longer series latex on.' GUILTY OF NONSUPPORT. ! The sheriff's office reports that Thomas Eli, arrested for family desertion and non-support, enter- d a plea of guilty when heard 1 before Juclge Van Liew, and was sentenced to one year in the county.jail, with _sentence sus= Fended providing he pays $40 a a0ni:h for the support of his child. BAC00: o CO,:ST Wapato is tht son of Charlie Wapa:o and is one of the Wapa- to's from Lake Chelan. From 19- 13 through 1915 it is said he was an outstanding all-around athlete of Wenatchee high school and was recognized in the Pacific North- west as a great football and bas- ketball star. During that same : period he played with the Chelan Pvt. Robert Gamble and sister, i town baseball team and played Mrs. Scott Hull, left recently for, against Brewster, Bridgeport and the coast. Pvt. Gamble returned' Mansfield baseball "eams. to Fort Dewis and expects soon tel "Law Student I be transferred from there to I From 1917 through 1921, a Camp Beale, California and Mrs. was a student in Willamette Uni- Hull will visit with relatives d versity, Salem, Oregon, matricu- friends on the coast for several lating in the college of liberal arts days. i. (Continued On Pse a) who is in charge of the Red Cross work reports the following work turned in during the past year by this group: Knitted. articles, Navy scarves 5,. Army searas 8,. Helmets 29. Nav beanies 22, sweaters 2. Sew- ing-.-], 6, blotmes 21, child overalls 1, haby slips 10, pajam- as 4. Hospital supplies: fracture pillows 64, fracture pillow cases 128,  bedside pockets 39. wool laprobes 1, cotton laprobes 2, crocheted slippers 34 pair. CLAIR WARD SAYS "NO" Resignation Turned.ln By Member OfState Parole Board Close friends of Clair Ward re- )oft that he has handed in his res- gnatioa .as a member of the I ashingtin State Parole Board to I overnor Mo C." Wallgren, Tues-] lay, January 16 totake effect ira-I nediately. They reported that Mr. J/ard, who has served apprexi- aately two-thirds.of his six,year era on the Parole Board, is in he Virginia Mason hospital in Se- ttle-recovering from his second aajor operation within the past dx months, Mr. Ward was appointed in 19- t0 to the six year term of office m the Parole Board by Governor angHe,and has been active in the vork::until the past several months hen he has had poor health. County., Pioneer He formerly lived in Okanogan ounty beforemoving to Olympia, vas one of the early day sheriffs ff the county and helped pioneer he aple industry in this part _of 'Centi Vashingon. He con- :tructed a large cold storage plant n Oka.nogan, which he sold ev- ral years ago but still has large tpple orchard holdings near Ok- mogan. It is understood that the Clair rard family will move back to )kanogan as soon as his resigna- iqn is accepted by Governor Tallgren. ZHEST CLINICS ON MARCH 6 Dr. Cedric Northrup, Tubercu- osis Control Officer from the Irate Department of Health, will )e in Okanogan County on March to hold chest climics. Clinics viii be held in the Okanogan ounty Health Department in 0k- mogan from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Arrangements for examinations hould be mad through the rare- ly physician or through the local Iealth Department previous to o March 1. OSS TAYLOR RESIGNS POST Ross Taylor, Assistant Execu- tive, North Central Washington ouncil of the Boy Scouts of A- nerica, has announced his resig- nation, effective last week. He has affliated wh Mojonnier & Sons, Inc., fruit/shippers of Wen- atchee and his position will be that of offce assistant to J. D. ":Iamilton, manager 6f the Wenat- :hee sas office of the Mojon- nir firm. Mr. Taylor is wide!y known through the area, having spent practically all of the past yearin the various communities compris- ing the Council, supervsing and irecting the activities of "the Boy Scouts, and in organization of community sponsoring institU- tions. CONLEYS BACK AT TWISP Mr, and Mrs. Frank Conley moved backte their ranch home "near Twisp the first of the week after spending- several months working on the large Wade Or- chard near Okanogan. They re-I port their son Gordon, who has been at Electric City, joined the service the first of January. The Conleys are former Brewster resi- dent and have a large number of friends here. DAUGHTER BORN METHOW  Mrs. Mabel Ton- seth writes of the arrival of a daughter, bern to her daughter and husband. Lt. and Mrs. O. M. Sapp of Sattle. The little miss, who was born on December 1% hears the name of Kathleen Ann. Mrs. Harry Aslakson with the singing of "God Bless America," and "Keep the Home Fires Burn- ing," by the entire group. Miss Laupp's room gave a good English program. Marie Huckins played two piano solos and Mrs. C. R. Gilden: gave a review of an article from the P.T.-A. magazine. Mrs. A. H. Ir- win sang two solos a/td a reading was given by Mrs. A. Anderson. Community Clnli Plans. Marh Of Dimes Dance METHOW  The Community Club wishes to announce that. there willbe a March of Dimes Dance at the hall on February 3. The public is invited to attend. DEADLINE SET oN SUBSIDY MON Payments, for butterfat and whole milk subsidy for November and Deember will be rnade.up fO and includ-mg- February 28, ac- cording to J. E. Wilkinson. Chair- m of the Okanogan County A; C.A. All months before- Novem. bet of 1944 are past due and.,will, not )e honored/ . -- Bcause of the limited funds available for administrative ex- penses in connection .with the dairy production payment pro- gram, it has been decided %0 make a combined, payment i'bi the months of January, February and March, 1945. Such payment will be at the same rats as for No- vember and December periods namely 70c per hUndledweight for whole milk; 10c per pound o.f but- terfat and become due afar Ap- ril 1. These payments are open to all farmers' r eare as. tO wJaet er oF n0t the-] are sigd,:up wtth:l/e Agricultural Conservation Asso elation, any_ cooperative or any other agency, says Mr. Wilkinson. Spring Concert Fqumed ings Saved At . Eing Fir e The home of Mrs. Rachel Sweaney at BrewsVer was partial- ly destroyed by fire Sunday ev- ening at about 8:30. The blaze had gainedo colmidrable headway in the attic before it was noticed by a grand'laughter. The fire de- paznent answered the siren and had water on th times within a few minutes after the report, but considerable damage was done to the bailding. Practically aH of the furniture and pers6nal effects were saved befade : the- fire damaged the low- er portior of the house. . Mrs, Sweaney reported hat sh heard a noise that sounded like the wind .or hail on  the roof when the little girl informed her about the house being on fire. It is reported, that there is a smat] amount of insurance. COMMUNITY :CLUB " HAS'BUSY MEETING METHO Wh Community Club-met in the hall on Wednes- day,. Janttary 17. An enjoyabl time was .liad by all:. A potluck tin can dinner was prepared at noon and themeeting was held in the afternoon. TheMarch of Dimes Dance was planned for February 3. A bazaar was discusSed and the date was set for February 17, to be: followed: by a card party for entertainment. The next'meeting will be an Ml-day session , on February 12, beginning at9 A.M. at the hall. The nnual eltction of officers will be' held in'the :morning. and the afte0om; wilt be at:the disposal .of,',lltkLn 7Bu}t Wh0 Will dem- onstrate reassembling springs in chairs' arid. custdons and making andpaddingulip:covers for some. Anyone interested is invited to at- tend. ," r BY Vatems Organizati "U FOR Tuesday evening the Pateros BOkRD Junior Women's Chorus group me ___._ at the home of Mrs. Art ,Irwin, to resume practices. rhe group has not met since harvest started. : The Brewster Civic Deague met Plans were discussed for pre- on January 18 with Mrs. Howard. senting a spring coneert, The tere. ;11 members present. Query ClubBtyOn: Red Cress ewin The Query Club met vith Mrs.' Clyde Ham Fi'iday. afternoom Seven members were present,mad, the afternoon was.spent,n doinff Red Cross Sewing. The next meet- ing will ]J held with :Mi's: :Ernest Washburn on, February 16,. GARDEN CLUB HAS BIRTHDAY DINNER BRIDGEPORT  The Garden Club gave a potluck luncheon on January .17 at the home of Mrs, Pearl Cornehl to honor the birth- days of Mrs. Cornehl/and-Mrs." Clyd Ham. The  table was attract ive with a centerpieee of red car- nations and :'white tapers. .The flowers:were a birthday greeting from Mrs. Cornehl's daughter, Mrs. Thomas Hyslop.. The honore& guests were presented with bou- quets of yellow and white hrys- anthemums by the president .of the Gardtn Club, Mrs. Wade Troutman. Members of the club enjoying the luncheon were Mrs. Pearl Cornehl, Mrs. Stanley Slade, M. Win, Asmuss, en; Mrs. Walter Cornehl, Mrs. Wade Troutman, Mrs.-Earl Mackey, Miss Olga Pe- terson and Mrs. Clyde Ham. The afternoon was. spent in visiting and tieing a quilt for Mrs. Cornehl. REKETTS NEW:CH00 1 At the Pateros Firemens' Mort- / day evening meeting the election / of officers was held with results/ as :ollows: Fire Chief, Wilbur Ricketts; Assistant Fire Chiefs, Harold Rbh- inson and Raymond Burgett; Sec-I rotary. Robert Stookey; Treasur- er, Lee Harrison. Tht by-laws were approved sub- ject to the acceptance by the City Council. The dance scheduled fur January 27 : was postponed be- cause of the March of Dimes Dance. A vote of thanks was extended MrS HtWthorne for the donation Of .two :new hooks or the library, rLeave-He To Heaven," by Ben Ames=. WtUiamS, : and "Hungry Hill/. by Daplmt du Maurier. A ommittee was ptSointed to meet Witli the City,Council to of- for tl tuly's help and to discuss plans:for a spring clean-up. "lmks To OPA Board The following letter was sent to tht nembers of the Brewster 01A Board: "We take this occasion, on your icentthird anniversary to extend 0uI thanks-to YgU for the time you havedonated to this cause. We reali.e thiS is a tiresome job with ne pay and u lot of criticism. "We, of the Brewster Civic League would like you to know your efforts are appreciated. 'Thank you?' : " AULTA CLENDENIN, :. Secretary Families Divided By Decree Of Court Interlocutory decrees of di- vorce ere granted in Superior -Court, Tuesday to the following:" Harriet A. Hamilton vs. William S. "Hamilton; John M. Phillips vs. Loie Phillips; Evelyn N. Dunkailo vs. Walter N. Dunkailo, and Lu- cile Garnet Day vs. Clinton V. Day. BRIDGEPORT FOLK BACK FROM TRIP BRIDGEPORT -- Mr. and Mrs. L. :E. Monroe and Lynn Lamoreux returned Saturday rom a trip to Eaet Coast: Lynn :;Iamoreux ac- companied Capt. Russell Sum- mere back to washington, D. C., wherk he returned to his station after a visit mith relatives here. Mrs. Monroe had been visiting : relatives at Auburn. Kentucky and Mr..Monroe joined her there and ,troth accompanied Cat. Sum- mers and' Lynn Lamoeux on their auto tP irum ,Kentucky to the .nation Npil where they sPent a few daya All returned with the firm id that the State of Wash- ington tops all states. OR TALK TO PATROLMAN "1 R BEI " ' ----', --'''' -- " 'I At th, sale of county road HONO A Th, paterosrosshasre-. . . AtthePT A meet-LOCKLHOME , eqmpment held at the court house .. " tamed meetmgs each Friday at lug, held Thursday, the program -- -- Monday afternoon, no bids were Lincoln Day BanquetWill: he clubhouse. Mrs. Edith Sinnett. was opentd under direction of Praically All Of Belong-