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n DERBY DAY AUGUST 25th T ,, n HERALD-REPORTER OFFICIAL PAPER FOR THE TOWNS OF BREWSTER . PATEROS and BRIDGEPOIT I n Jl I I I II I ..... m DON'T FORGET THAT WAR BOND i , n ! VOLUME NO. r4L i I SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR | l I I I I Ii ' II I' I BREWSTER, OKANOGAN COUNTY. WASHINGTON. AUGUST 9, 194S ii I I , , f ii NUMBER 6 i Amru' THE 'Tourist Crop Promises Great Incom For Washington After The War Olympia, August 8 - One of the most .important sources of income to the state after the war will be i from tourist travel. In the past i we have taken this business for i granted and aside from special groups *including transportation and hotel interests and some as- sistance from the state we have  ...... jt little to encourage Hwhich las been so im- ther parts of the na- s are thai the pos- sibilities in this industry are being recognized and groups who wll be most concerned in caring for those who come to the state are making plans to do something about it. Chamber Of Commerce Survey. Shows Much Interest A survey has been made by the i :,att.le Chamber of Commerce ;[.h indicates much planning , done by resort owners for business More than six ':'dred- thousand dollars in im- f provevnents and additional ins,alia "lions are planned by owners of resorts sitamted in the western half of the state. This will be un- ENGAGEMENT OF PATEROS GIRL ANNOUNCED J Mr. j and Mrs. W.F. Burger of Pateros announce the engage- ment of their daughter, Billie I Marie, to First Lt. Phillip R. Carver of the Marine Corps. Miss Burger graduated from high school at Kettle Falls Wash. and l attended Kinman Business Univer I sity and Whitman College. Her sorority is Alpha Chi Omega. She was employed foi, a year in the R. A.C.C. ofice in Brewster before leaving for Hawaii, where she is engaged as a secretary in the US. Engineering Dept. She had several months training at Hill Field Utah Lt. Carver, who took.part in the invasion of Iwo Jima, is now sta- tioned at Hilo on the Island of Hawaii. He is a graduate of the University of Nortk Carolna. No definite wedding plans have been made. 0 Many Attend Basin Meeting Subjects Vital To This Area Discussed At the meeting Saturday in Wenatchee Of the Columbia River Development League, Kirby Bil- lingsley was re-elected president and R. E. Mansfield, of Olmno- gn, was elected secretary. Re- presentatives from Chelan, Oka- nogan, Douglas and Grant coun- ties were present at the meeting. der way as rapidly as material Brewster had the largest de!eta- . and labor is to be had for this pur- ;.. m-*mt nutside of Che a pose, the chamber report indicates ] n,*nt i In the Us of owners who will'[ I)r Paul Raver, of the Bonne- make impiovements are includedluo "a,;-;ot-t.;on was the nrin h .... 1 d "" "' ..................... t ode in n Juan' is an s, rlooo I .o .... luncheon In ' . - . clpal speaker a ne . Canal and Olympm Penmsula and ^ * ..... at the session at the t- r "  ifi - th =L-,,,,. i o ne s on tne vac c Peaches aS JMasonic Temple talks were made , '.*. Iby Tom We|born, of Brewster, i e [Willis T. Bachelor, of Seattle t Art :.  ..' -arton, Director of Conservatmn y,'., - --  . _ . -r Jand Development, Col. Conrad P. ' WAsriin e antla prbfftaole | Hard,, U S Engineers and Dr V " J' " " " one no doubt The abo e figures " Wilson Cempton of Washington come from as far east of Seattle State College. as Yakima and Wenabehee but is by no means complete. Motor Hdtels Organizing For Postwar BusLness Despite the fact that many of them are and have been filled to capacity with warworkers, owners of motor courts have not been idle and they have bee organizing themselves into a compact group called the Washington Motor Hotel Association. Their new dir- ectogy includes members from all parts of the state, lists available facilities and .prices, a first step in an aggressive campaign to get their share of the business in the busy months ahead. One of their plans we are told is standard facilities and uniform prices which wll encourage their use by those thousands who will visit our state in their own cars. Columbia Basin .Project Will Open Entirely New FieiJ Development of the million acre irrigation project, installations for which will be south of and adja- cent to the world's greatest dam, will create a series of attractions that will-bring the state millions of dollars in revenue. For those from thegreat plains of the east and middle west these lakes and water falls, fishing spots and boat- ing attractions will be as interest- ing as the evergreen mountains and salt water scenes of the west- ern part of the state. Some consideration is being given to these possibilit;es by the state and the federal government and their installations will not be without an eye to these features. DRISKELL RETIRES FROM CO-OP BOARD The annual meeting of the :stockholders of the Brewster Co- oper've Growers, Inc., was held in Ivster Monday, August 6th. A. :L. King and Art Waddell were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Sam Morical was elec- ted as a new member to the Board. The members remaining on the Board of Directors are W. C. Kirk and Clyde Ham. The organization gave a voe of thanks to the retiring member, George Driskell, who was a char- ter member on the Board. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Stephens, have a baby boy born at Selb August 2nd. Mr. Stephens rill teach at Selah this coming year. Mrs. Stephens was the former Juanita Wheeler. Dinner was served at the Cas- cadian Hotel, where Leland Olds, vice-chairman of the Federal Pew er Commission, was the principal speaker. Subjects vital to this area were discussed. Those attending from this area were C. V. Hile, George Driskell, Jr., Max Goehry, W. G. Morris, Wayne Walker, George Wilson, Elmer Coile, M. S. Todd, Tom Welborn, A. L. King, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Troutman and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cruden. BRONZE STAR FOR SGT. E. E. MILLER Word has been received" that Master Sergeant ]arnest E. Mil- ler, of Patervs, has been awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service "in direct support of cam- bat operations. The citation given Sgt. Miller at the presentation of the medal is as follows: Earnest E. Miller, Master Ser- geant, Corps of Engineers, 2730 Engineer Light Equipment Com- 4any, for meritorious service in di'rect support of combat opera- tions from February 2, 1945 to May 8, 1945 in France and Ger- many. Sgt. Miller's aggressive and continued performance of duties as Platoon Equipment Supervisor greatly aided his organization pro perly to perform its primary .mil- itary mission. His display of init- iative, skill and cheerful devotion to duty was a continuous inspira- tion to all the men of his com- paty. Sgt. Miller entered military ser- vice from Tacoma, Wash.ington. ENTER THE DERBY DAY PARADE Mrs. John Gebbers, Chairman of te Derby Day Parade wishes to announce that anyone having an entry for the ,parade, please contact her at once. It is to be a gala affair with entries from all up and down the valley, and any- one with anything that would be suitable are urged to place it in the parade. The parade will assemble be- tween 10:30 and 11:00 A.M. Aug. 25th at the Gamble Hall, and ask that all be prompt. I "Phe C. V. Hile family and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Aslakson of Pa- lates, spent Sunday at Poplar Fiats. Brewster School Faculty 1945-46 New subjects Offered in High School This Year The Brewster High School and 7th and 8th grades will open on August 27th. Grades 1 to 6 will not start until September 4th. It has been" very difficult to obtain teachers this year. Schools all over the country are experiencing an acute shortage of teachers, h-- adequate housing and teachers en- tering other fields are largely re- sponsible for this shortage. Small towns and rural communities are particularly hard hit because the bigger cities offer more advan- tages for teachers. However, with the exception of the 8th grade, all vacancies have been definitely filled. The 8th grade position is tentatively filled. First grade and one part of the second - Mrs. Dabble Olson. Third grade and part of the se- cond- Mrs. Esther Emerson of Brewster. Fourth grade - Miss Myrtle Lar- rabee, of Cbelan, who has been teaching in Wolf Point, Mont. Fifth and Sixth grades- Mrs. Nell Churchill of Brewster. Seventh grade - Miss Josephine Lee, of Jamestown, North Dakota. Eighth grade - probably Mr. Lyston Seavers of Seattle, who has taught in Hebron, North Da- kota and has coached athletics and directed ,band. In High School, for Commercial Miss Hazel Stone of Washington, D. C., English, Library and Chor- us - Miss Viola Noonan, of Castle Rock, Wahington. Mr. John Pariseau, of Prine- villb, Oregon will teach mathema- tics, science and coach. Mrs. Sons,ella will teach Home Economics in the afternoon. Junior High and Senior Hig:l teachers will meet August 26th t' :0 4a.[: or-a ---t -meet - ing. Grade School teachers will meet on Labor Day at 2:0.0 P.M. Many new subjects will be of- fered .this-year in high school. It is sincerely hoped that the community will support the Bond Issue and Special Levy in the school election on August 20th. Forty percent of the voters who voted in the last general elec- tion must vote in order to carry it. SHOWER FOR MRS. VERNE, WARD Miss Janet Mackay entertained a number of friends and class- mates of Mrs. Roberta Monroe Ward with a shower in her honor at the Mackey home Wednesday evening. Mrs. Ward, a recent bride, received many lovely gifts. During the evening Mrs. Shir- ley Bennett sang and Mrs. S. J. Slade gave a reading. Games were played and refreshments served. Mrs. Ward's husband, Verne, is in the navy and overseas. BROTHiERS WOUNDED IN PACIFIC Both Private First Class Har- leith and Marine Corporal Hugh Farwell, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Farwell, of Pateros, are now hospitalized from wounds xe- calved in Pacific action. Pfc. Harteigh Farwell enlisted in the army in July 1944. With the 383 infantry, 96th division he was sent overseas January of this year and was with the ori- ginal Okinawa landing force. Seriously burned May 30th on Concial Hill by phosphorous bomb fragments, he is now recovering at the Army General hospital on Guam. His wife and two daugh- ters'live at Methow. Cpl. Hugh Farwell first saw ac- tion as a marine paratrooper a*: Bougainville, Vella LaVella and Shorzon. A machine-gun squad leader with the 5th Marines, he was wounded in the initial land- ing on Iwo Jima. Marine Farwell joined in 1942 and was home on furlough in the spring of 1944. Now in Naval Hos pital 128, he is expected home soon. Both brothers hold the Purple Heart and Pfc. Harleigh was a- warded the Combat Infantry- man's badge. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Coile, of Brewster, are the proud grand- parents of twins. Word has jus been received that Pfc. and Mrs. George E. Coile, of Tacoma, are the parents of twin daughters, lrn Tuesday, August, 7th. 7,3OO MILES JUST A MATTER OF HOURS Celebration At I COMMITTEEIMPRESsEDSEEMEDBy Pfc. Ralph E'. He'ler, 24, Field ....P"'O$ r su'o tu 1 FOSTER CR. PROJECT Artillery, 31 months overseas service completed in, Austria, and Tom Welborn, of Brewster, had charge of th presentation of the with eight battle stars, left not Derby Quen Candidate Foster Creek Project before the long ago places where an advance of a mile, or maybe a few yards To B 9 Featured Congressional Committee of River was too .often a hellacious, tor- and Harbors last Tuesday, July tuous and long drawn out ordeal, The evening of August 18, 1945 31st, in Seattle. He used as wig just completed the longest, fast- has been selected by the Pateros nesses Kirby Billigsley, Rufus , Junior Women's Club as the time Woods, Henry P. Carstenson, est trip of his life - - - 7,300 mles for a general get together and State Grange Master, Col. Conrad from Casablanca, North Africa, to 1liami Army Air FieM. good time. The purpose of the p. Hardy, Clarence Shane, State gathering is to boost the sale of Hydraulics Engineer, of Olymp- In a matter of hours, the Air tickets for the Derby Day, to be ia, Ed. V. Berg, Flood Control Transport Command flew him" held in Brewster, August 25th. Engineer of the State. The mere- down the coast of the dark con- The second purpose is to have bars of the committee seemed tinent to Dakar, thin hopped the some laughs, music and fun. very much impressed and interest- Atlantic non-stop as s-nply as There is to be a parade beginn- ed and good results are anticipat- crossing the street, and turned ing at 7:30 p.m. featuring kiddies eel. northward again to fly around and their pets, and various or the Brazilian bulgo aml up through the Caribbean islands to ATC's ganizations in novelty stunts. The parade will assemble in front of big internat,.'onal airport at Miami. the Junior Women's Club house, Twenty,four hours here and he and proceed tothe City Hall Park was on his way by "train to Camp vhere prizes will be awarded for Blanding, Fla., from there he will the following entries: be sent to a center nearer his home for separation from the 1 To the organization having the service, largest percentage of its member- .,. ship participating. 2 To the organization having the Time Schtdule os, unusual entry. 3 To the youngest unattended child. For Derby Day :4TO the most unusual pet. 5 To the boy or girl under twelve '-- years of age with the funniest Baseball Garnd and Horse costume. Racin in Afternoon 6 To the boy or girl under 12 {. years of age with the prettiest "Dhe three high,st contestants costume. - in the running for the Derby Day 7 To any person over 12 years Queen for Brewsr for August of age with the funniest costume. 25th has not changed materiallY. :All pets must be on leash. Irene Malott is high with 7,800 Judges will be prominent Pateros and Kay Goehry o Brewster is citizens. second with 7,250,!' Each entry under twelve years Blanche McKinley is in third 'of age will receive one dime. Each position with 6,720 votes, l organization participating will re- Pateros is reported to be solid-]ceive one chance on the Derby. ly in getting votes for Virginia I Miss Virgina Cooper, the Pater- Cooper though no report has been I os candidate for Derby Queen that will .be featured at the event. made on the number of ;cotes I Heads of organizations, parents she has received. ........... TimSch!e el .... ]and individuals wishing to take ....  part houtdmtify. Mrs. John. Tu- The Coronation o the Queen key, who .is the parade committee and her Maids of Honor has been set for 10:45 A.M. The Parade has been set for 11:30. A.M. with the large inflated ball being tossed into the river at Bridgeport at 12:00 O'clock noon. The auction sale has been set for 1:30 P.M. and Chairman Crl Elliot reports that there will be a variety of articles and some livestock auctioned during the time alloted. There will be a baseball game and horse racing during the after- noon. There will be a hobby display and a flower show during the afternoon and several concessions are slated to continue through the afternoon/and evening. The War Bonds will be award- ed the winners during the after- noon, immediately after the ball game according to the informa- tion available. Large Dance Assured An eight piece orchestra has been secured and the Gamble Cold Storage warehouse wll be cooled for the dance that will be held at 9:00 P.M: The floor is said to be excellent for dancing and it is large enough to accommodate 800 couples. dhairman. Brewster C. C. Club .Supports School Election A meeting of the Brewster Commercial Club was held last Thursday evening, August 2, in the Legion Hall. New members :C. V. Hile and Mr. Roche were introduced. Several guests were also present. Tom Welborn, who had just re- turned from a meeting in Seattle t with the sub-committee of the !House of Representatives on riv- ers and harbors, reported that the eommxttee was very favorably m- pressed with the reports on the !development of the Foster Creek Dam. George Zahn, vice-president of the Columbia Basin Devolopment League was present and gave a brief outline of the meeting to be held in Wenatchee Saturday and urged a large attendance of re- ! presentagves from this district I be present. R. L. STARZMAN WOUNDED I M.S. Todd, speaking in behalf of the school board, an'noun!cad Private Robert LeRoy Starz- man, son of Dick Starzman of Brewster, has been wounded in action, according to a delayed war department report. He is a member of the Marines, having joined last November. He has been in Okinawa since April, but in his last letter home, stated that he was moving. He has a brother in the Marine Corps, stationed in California. Ladies Aid will be at the Wan- amaker home on Friday instead of the Winslow, in order that work may be done on the quilt for Der- by Day auction. Mr. and -- -- "lrs.'Kelle;, of Azwell, spent Sunday visiting friends in Brewster. Miss Donnd-e: a;d Leha-Mae Ames are spending the summer with their two sisters, Mrs. John Knowlton, of Brewster, and Mrs. Walter Otis, of Twisp. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mikel have their daughters visiting them Mrs. Jean Love and daughters, Patricia and Delores of Seattle and Mrs. Bert Severson, of Bellingham. S.S.M.C. 2-C Severson spent a week at the Mikel home then left for San Diego, California. that the Brewster community has a 2 year period in which to en- large and modernize their school facilities in order to save the school system when the State Re- organization committee takes over He stated further that a "must" of the local people was to vote in favor of the Bond Issue and the 20 mill" levy at the school election August 20th. President, R. W. Weeks appointed a committee to assist Mr. Todd get the voters out on August 20th. The minutes of the last meet- ing of the Derby Day Committee were read by Mrs. Willard Elwell. This prompted much open dis- eussion on the coming celebration and the various means of enter- raining the expected crowd. A de- legation of persons wa present to promote the idea of a Rodeo to be held on Derby Day and the follow- ing Sunday. After much discuss- ion pro an con, a committee was appointed to make an investigation of the feasibility of a rodeo and report back to the Derby Day comittee, The committee aFpoint- ed was Wm. Morris, Chairman W.C. Kirk, M.S. Todd, Carroll Hile and C.W. Schulke. Mrs. Fred Parsley and children , went to Omak Saturday to shop. Last Rites For " C. Gilhspie Pioneer of Brewster Area The funeral services of Clar- ence Gillespie were held Saturday afternoon at the Brewster Con- gregational Church. His passing occurred in Wenatchee on August 2nd, following an operation. He was born in 1879 in Kansas, com- ing with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. A. C..Gilleslie, to Brew- star in 1899, where the family was among the pioneers in the mercantile business. Clarence Gillespie, a nephew of Dave Gillespie, the founder of the Brewster Herald, conducted a barber shop here for many years. The minister at the service was the Rev. David Nickell, of Pater- os. With Mrs. J. W. Geissler at Schedule Flower Show Derby Day Garden Clubs Entertained At Dessert Luncheon Mrs. Harvey Wendlandt, enter- tained the Brewster and Bridge- port Garden Clubs at a dessert luncheon Tuesday afternoon, Aug- ust 7th. After the luncheon the Flower Show for Derby Day was discussed d plans made. The Flower Show, originab scheduled for Gamble Hall, will he held in the gym of the High School building. There will be dis- plays of Hobbies of various people in this area as well as flowers. If you have a hobby you wish to dis- i play contact either Mrs. George Braker of Mrs. W.W. Howard. Tea, coffee and cold drinks, with cookies, will be served !throughout the afternoon. There will be no charge for theflower or hobby shows, only for the re- freshments. A sale table will have gold fish, plants, roots, aprons, [ dishcloths, holders and many oth- [er useful articles, at reasonable "prices. Persons attending Derby Day axe welcome to rest under the trees of the school yard. , RibbOns will be awarded for first, second and third places, with a sweepstakes prizes for the one with the most blue ribbom-. 'Flower lovers in surrounding towns are asked to bring their flowers and vegetables in for the show. "Phe next meeting of the Brew- star Garden Club will be August 21st. with Mrs. Milberry and Mrs. Marchesseau as co-hostesses. the piano, Mrs. Hilliard Smith The foilowing is the schedule and Mrs. Max Goehry sang "Be- of the Derby Day Flower Show,z yond,,the Sunset," and "Face to August 25th. Face. All exhibits must be in by Pall bearers were Anthony vet- eleven o'clock in the morning bhat non, Lester Waddell, Robert Whi- they may be placed and judged tinter, Henry Lautenslager , Wel- .before the opening at 2 P.M. d6i Sampson-and Wiiliam eC0r-[- No  display tdbe removed bef0re- mick. Survivors are the widow, eight" P.M. without permission of Elizabeth Gillespie, a son, Albert, I the committee. % a daughter, Mrs. Carl McGee, a] Do not bring valuable contan- brother, William, four grandehil, ers for horticultural exhibits. A  dren and other relatives. Inter-]glass jar or some such contaner merit was in Locust Grove Came- |is all that is necessary a:s only the  tery here/.,  flower itself is judged.  ' A,ange to have some one ge' Those from out of town attend= : ing the funeral services were L. the rrangement Containers as the , A. Gillespie and Mrs. Esther GI- Garden Club is not responsible espie of Okanogan, Mrs. Eddie S tddard and Mrs. Henry Sutor, cousins from Waterville, Mrs. Al- vin Swift and daughter, Esther, from .dicott, and Mrs. McGee from Hay. The ltter with her 2 children, Carolyn and Mfiry Ann, will remain in town a few weeks. TWO NEW BUDINGS FOR CRANE ORCHARD The Crane Orclmlis, of Brew- ster, have bought two barracks. buildings at Et, Each is 20 x 100 ft. They have been moved up in sectionsand are beiiig as- sembled for atlii-tional housing space in the orchard for harvest. One building will have fourteen rooms in .it. Each room will be equipped with hot and cold water with sink and each room will hve a two burner electric hot plate- for cooking. One room will be e- quipped with showers, toilets, laundry tub and washing machine. The other buildiilg is beiiig as- serbled into fourteen rooms also for a men's btinkhouse, with one room equipped With showers. Both buildings will be finished throughout with Nuwood insula- tion board. TELEPHONE EX- CHANGE MOVED Thursday was moving day for the Brewster Interstate Telephone i Exchange. The Exchange was moved today from their former location to the building directly south, owned by I. T. Gano. Techn;_cians and officials from. the Interstate Telephone Com )anp in Spokane and Wenatchee were here helping make the tra.n.s-i fer. A Spokane operator, Mrs. Har- ley, handled the switehb0ard dur- ng the day. Mrs. Shirley Bennett had a waf- "e  supper at the Vernon Monroe lome Sunday evening. Those who enjoyed a pleasant evening were ,:oberta Ward, Betty Curtis, Mor- tell Hull, Lyndell Crowde, Doro- thy Kirk, Jeanne Monroe, Janez Mackay Land the hostess, Mrs. ]}ennett. for their return. Roses should not have side buds or blossoms if they are to be judg- ed first class, unless they be a type of cluster rose. Do not put more sprays in con- tainer than is asked. Cut flowers the night before after sundown or early in morn- ing, plunge into water up to the blossom and le#ve as lon as pos- sible. This will insure the flowers in good condition for the day. Pound the woody stems or cu on a slant so that' they will keep in best possible condition. Do not crowd the flowers in an arrangement neither have too great spaces. Name of variety should be given if possible. Section A Roses Division 1 Red Rose 2 Yllow Rose 3 Pink Rose 4 White Rose. 5 Bi-color Section B. Dahlias. 1 spray or lqower. DiIsion 1. Display type-any color 2. Pea pea-any color 3 Miniature-any color 4. Singles-any color SeCtion C. Glads. Section D. Marigolds. 5 flowers Division 1. Large double 2. Miniature 3. French Section E. Zimiias 5 flowers Division 1. Large show type 2. Miniature Section F. Chrysanthemums 5 flowers, if large, or 5 sprays if small. Division 1. Doubles 2. Singles Section G. Miscellaneous Division 1. Annuals 2. Perrenials Section H. Arrangements Division 1. Dining table 2. Coffee or tea table 3. Buffet or Mantle 4. All white 5. Arrangement on plate Section I. Vegetables Division 1. Plate of 3 Tomatoes 2. Plate of 3 dry onions 3. Bunch of 5 carrots 4. Bunch of 5 parsnips 5. Plate of 3 beets 6. 3 ears sweet corn 7. 3 ears field corn (Coatiaul Oa Pap 4)