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BREWSTER'S BRIDGE; THE GATEWAY TO AND THE OUTLET FOR THE GREAT CARIBO0 TRAIL. 6 4 IlJl I Illl I I q I I I In BREWS TER HERALD VOLUME NO. 32. i l , ,ill TICKET SPLIT IN HERALD'S STRAW VOTE Roosevelt And Hartley Hold, Slight Advantage Here Wednesday morning the Brewster Herald conducted a str'tw vote in Bro,ter to gain the opinions of the _bAlslness men. A Herald man went out on the streets with a pock- etful of ballots .'rod a ballot box. In all, 3S_ ballots were cast and the re- sult' are published herewith. The bal- lot used is also printed. Want Bous Senti.'nent was overwhelmingly for the payment of the soldiers' bonus, Roosevelt lead Hoover with nearly a ,thine to one majority, Itartley and Martin were very close, while Schwel- lenbach, Gellatly and Pemberton fol- lowed. Win. C. Brown led Chas. T. Borg by a four to one majority. Vernon Monroe, candidate for stat_e representative, had a six to one: lead over E. D. Gensinger. Party Lines Down In checking the ballots it was con- sttmtly noted that very few followed either party line. In many instances the presidential vote wouhl be demo- cratic while he gubernatorial choice was republican and vice versa. Coin Harvey, whose name did not appear on the ballot, received two votes for president. D. D. Holland received one vote for representative. # Here is the ballot and the votes cast for each candidate: BREWSTER HERALD STRAW VOTE For President Herbe Hoover ............................ 10 Franklin Roosevelt .................... 26 Coin HarVey .................................. 2 (Sticker) For Governor R. H. Hartley .............................. 18 John Gellatly .................................. 7 C. D. Martin ................................ 11 W. H. Pemberton ........................ 0 L. B. Schwellenbach .................... 4 For Representatlvn Vernon Monroe ............................ 30, E. D. Gensinger . ........................... 5 D. D. Holland ................................... 1 (Sticker) For Superior Judge Chas. T. Borg ................................ 6 W:n. C. Brown .............................. 25 Soldiers' Bonus For ................................................ 31 Against ............................................ 3 WaitsburgNew telephone Office rapidly nearing completion. Spokane--Bids asked for curbing and paving 10 foot strip on each side of present pavement on Division Street. FOR STATE AUDITOR W. W. SHERMAN Of Olymp{a, who has filed on the Republican ticket for nomination as State Auditor PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF AND TO THE "GATEWAY TO THE FAMOUS OKANOGAN COUNTRY. ' BREWSTER, OKANOC, AN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. i i i i FOR SUPERIOR JUDGE GAS. ....... TAX L I " RETURNS HIGHER First Seven Months Of This Year Show Increase Over 1931 PIoNEER-:To ' PICNIC ON SEPTEMBER 5 OLYMPIA, Aug. 9--Gasoline tax- es fox' the first seven months of 1932 ran $1,00.0,000 higber than timse col- lected for the "same period of 1931, Assistant State Treasurer Homer Jones shows in his monthly resume of the state's financial transactions. Since the beginning of the year, $5,053,901 has been netted for the state motor vehicle fund and $1,264- 753 for the lateral highway funl, the two beneficiaries of the 5-cent tax CHAS. T. BORG levied against gasoline used in motor Pateros attorney who recently filed vehicles. The motor vehicle fund also as candidate for judge of the Super- received $2,013,463 from motor ve- ior Court of Okanogan and Ferry hicle license receipts, Mr. Jones' sum- counties, !mary shows. The motor vehicle fund :pays the cost of state highway con- ASK struction, provides for the permanent BIDS ON highway or county-state-aid road ROAD JOBS, Labor Day Gathering Will Be Held In Park At Conconully Notices are being sent out by Dav- id Gubser, secretary, that the twen- ty-second annual picnic of th Okan- ogan County ,Pioneers association will be hehl in the Conconully Park on I,abor Day, September 5. Each year this picnic is held on Labor Day and eacb year the num- ber attending has increased. Last ye-tr the crowd was estimated at o- ver 1,000. Ribbons of various colors !:we given the pioneers, denoting the number of years residence in the county. No Set Program The usual practice is to have no set program for the picnic but to spend the day visiting and participat- ing in such activities as may come up. Another feature of the gather- Cascade Road And Chelan- Okanogan To Get Work Four state road projects in NoVth- Central Washington will be let by bids to be opened Septembr 7. The projects are as follows: Chelan-Okanogan highway -- Con- I struction of a treated timber frame trestle 342 feet long with concrete !roadway over a dry gulch on the BxJdgeport noh section in Douglas county. Sunset highway -- Will be sur- faced 11.4 miles north side of Blew- ett Pass in Chelan county, $25,000. Republic-Kettle Falls road--Grad- ing 5.5 miles in FelTy county. Cascade wag'on road- Grading 12 miles, Twisp west in Okanogan county, $20,000. Loup Loup highway -- Grading 5 miles in Okanogan county, $70,000. GAMBLE HOST TO COUNTY OFFICIALS Last Sunday, county commissioner D. S. Gamble of this city was host at a picnic for county officials and their families. The picnic was held at Paine's Meadows a few miles the oth- er side of the Gamble mill. The picnic was featured by the e- normous dinner of which about 75 persons partook, ice cream, sand- wiches, pickles, lemonade and kindred picnic dishes were in evidence. An- other feature of the day was the program of sports, chief among them being an impromptu baseball game. According ,to reports, the game progressed nicely until a pitched ball went past the catcher and nestled in- to a yellow jacket castle. Action from then on was rapid in the ex- treme, both batter and catcher rounding the bases at top speed. Everyone attending, pronounced the picnic an enjoyable outing and Mr. Gamble a perfect host. MARK BRUCE AVE. FOR PARKING Wednesday morning, Marsh.'d Plemons commenced work of marldng the curb on Bruce avenue for park- ing spaces. These marks, which are ten feet apart, are of yellow paint and indicate a 45 degree angle to the curb. The marks are bein.g plac- ed on the two blocks from S,cond to Fourth streets. Marshal Plemons announces ,that henceforth, traffic rules are to be strictly obeyed, unless offenders wish to contribute a small amount to the city's funds. work, takes care of the costs of col- lection, and refunds to counties com- posed wholly of islands the amounts raised within their borders. The lateral highway fund had ap- proximately $2,200,000 on hand Aug- I ust 1, and the permanent highway[ fund an additional $1,140,000 while/ the state's road fund was running low, due to colmtant drains for new work. The lateral highway fund pro- rides for the farm to market roads and is expended upon county com- missioners' orders after a six-months program has been approved by tlae state highway department. Farm to market fund allotments to the coun-i ties are based on a complicated sys- tem intended to benefit mostly the farming districts Permanent fund moneys are provided on the basis of assessed valuation. BORG IS CANDIDATE FOR SUPERIOR JUDGE Chas. T. Borg, Pateros attorney, announced his candidacy for Super- ior Court judge of Okanogan and Fem'y counties, when in Brewster, Tuesday. Mr. Borg', who has been engaged in active law practice in Okanogan county for 23 years, was born in ILl- inois, but spent most of his boyhood n a Nebraska farm. He was educat- ed in the Nebraska public schools and received the degrees of A. B. and i LLB. from the University of Nebras- t ka in 1904 and 1906. While attend- ing the lJniversity of Nebraska he .was captain of the 190,5 football I team and after his graduation he held the position of line coach there. He volunteered for service during the Spanish Amexican war, serving I with Company G, 3rd Nebraska Vol- unteers. He served on the Panama Canal commission for three years as Cash- ier of the Dept. of Public Works, Canal Zone, He is married and has two sons, one at W, S. C. and one in High School. In civic affairs Mr. Borg h's srv- ed as Mayor of Pateros, President ofj the Commercial Club, blember of the] Four-County Council, Scout Master I and various other activities. 'l REPAIRS MADE ON CITY PUM P Monday night Bruce Plemons and C. D. Gillespie worked until the wee I s:n:dl hours making repairs on he i lmml) supplying the city's domestic twater supply. A new water box was i installed on the plunger pump. In I order that there would be no shortage in the wate" supp, the repairs were made at night when the pump could be shut down with less |neonvenienee. AUGUST 12, 1932 ii ,,i i FOR ATTORNEY ing is the election of officers. Pres- ent officials are: Will Baines, Ok- anogan, president; David Gubser, RAYMOND. G. SHARPE S:tttle attorney who has filed as a candidate for the Republican nom- ination for Attorney General. PREPARE 00SHIPIS[ MOR00 Will Help To Handle The Pacific Northwest NUMBER 13 , ii iimll ELECT NEARLY ENTIRELY NEW LEGISLA'I'URE "Get The Vote Registered," Is Slogan Of Parties This Year Conconully, secretary for ,the past 16 years; trustees are J. F. Sampson, Oroville, U. E. Fries, Brewster, R. Garrett, Winthrop, Gee. Cooper, Riv- erside and John Kinchelo, Loomis. DELEGATES TO LEGION MEET Crop ( Wenatchee World) SEATTLE, Aug 9. (AP)Six re- frig'erator ships will be added to the joint service of the North German Lloyd and the Hamberg-American lines this fall to aid in the movement of apples and other freight from northwest ports to Europe, E. E. Four delegates and four alternat- Glassel, northwest representative of es have been chosen fo n t e Amell I t ' . ' ' . . ""[the North German Lloyd said oday' can Iegton post and Auxdmly here  ) o -" " ". " ion his return from a busitess t"l t to attend the state American Legion tHamburg and Bremen eonventnion which opens in Wenat-[ "The domtstic .tppl crop in Get' chee this morning and closes tomor- many is not verb, promising and that row afteimoon, gives us hope of an average lnove- Delegates from the post are Harold meat of fruit from the Pacific coast Millberryi:and Ehvood Smith, alter- to Europe," said Glassel. "Fruit ira- notes are Max Goebry anti N. C. Ev- porters are a litth; more optimistic ans. in German'y. If there are no radical Delegates from the Auxiliary are changes in the government and no Mrs. Max Marcbesseau and Mr. AI- more restrictions on foreign exchange ice Grbi, er, alternates ar Mrs. J. A. they look for a satisfactory season in Rutledge and Mrs. Harry Phiops. imports of apples and pears from the According to Mr. Millberry, chief Pacific coast." topics of interest at the convention will be immediate payment of the bonus, national convention at Port- JAW IS BROKEN land and the Columbia Basin Project. BY MULE'S KICK Mr. Gamble an excellent host. SHERMAN VISITS Delbert Davis, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Davis was taken to the BREWSTER VOTERS Deaconess hospital in Wenatchee, Wednesday evening' for 'treatment W. W. Sherman, of Oly npia, and for a broken lower jaw, sustained candidate for the Republican nomina- when a work mule kicked him. tion as State Auditor, visited Brew- Davis, who is a high school stu- ster voters for an hour yesterday dent here, was helping his father on while on his way to Waterville. Mr. their wheat ranch near Deh'io. He Sherman was State Treasurer from had brought the team of mules in 1917 to 1921 and his record for e- at noon and had jus put them in the conomy while in that otTice is one of his best endorsement for the posi- tion he now seeks. For several years Mr. Sherman was a member of the state reclama- tion board and will be remembered by Brewster vesidnts as being' in fa- vor of government aid for irrigation CARIBOO THEATRE of Browster Flirts. He has been a resident of this state Laid in the town that gave us for 31 years, iTheodore Roosevelt and AI Smith, "Skyline'" a Iiox  production comes POLITICIANS WATCH ire the Cariboo Theatre th;s Saturday GOOD ROADS PLANS land Sunday, August 13 and 14. The story el'tlbraces all phases of New SPOKANE, Aug. 10--'rim political York. from the waterfront to the lux- "highway" pot will be boiling and! urious pent houses. Starred in the roads "l cast are Thomas Meighan, Hardie bubbling merrJly when good Albright, Maureen O'Sullivan and advocates converge in Spokane ;'ri Myrna l,oy. the annual meeting of the Washing-' ton State Good Roads Association. ! In addition will be news, comedy The sessions will be hehl at the Dav-i and .the second instalhnent of "The euport Hotel, 'Spokane, bhiday and'Mstery Trooper." Saturday, Sptembcr 23 and 24. I The fact that lawrence tt Brown, I l,on!,.'view--Excawtt on started on prominent Spokane attorney and pi- i proposed $170,000 I,h,deral building. oneer .good roads enthusiast of this t Yakima--Work started on paving region, is head of the committee on 12.2 miles Summitview road, $55,000 rogram is assurance that the coavcn-! road paving project. tion will he the outstatanding one in EdmondsBids asked for repair- the annals of the organization. J ing city hall By JIMM1E h:AYE BROWNI.' OLYMPIA, Aug. S--County bud- get makt.rs will meet on the first Monday in October to fix amounts of expenditures of public monies for their counties during 1!133. Since last year--with few excep- tions-every county in the state ias re.duced assessed wduations. The bud- gets will be based on these lowered values. This means that if the levy is made on the same millage as last year there will be a heavy falling off in revenue. There, should be com- paratively heavy slashings in expen- ditures. The taxpayer now faces the sue- end phase of the fight for reducing' cost of government. The assessors have slashed assessed valuations. Un- less ,the budgets can be pruned cor- respondingly, instead of a tax reduc- tion on the tax bill there will be an increase. The natural move on the part of the tax spen(lers is to hang on to (very possible dollar. The inclina- tion will be to raise as much money in 1933 as was scheduled for 1932. But with heavy reduced assessed val- ues, to do this without itlcreased t-tx- es will bc impossible. It behooves every taxpayer, big and little to start bearing dvwn on the budget bodies, right now and continue to keep this pressure on un- til after tim meetings in O('tober. If the Legislature, or rather the State Senate of 1931 has seen fit to adopt House Bill 17, the bud,get com- nfission plan, there would have been no danger of the budget makers in- cryasing taxes this year. In fact with lowered valuations the budget com- mission would have seen to it that no county, school or port (listrict ov city wouhl be allowed to increase the millage levies irrespective of the de- mands which might be nade. This was the intent of the bill. It would have placed the budgets under rigid control. Itowevcr, the pressure from some of the school districts and the larger counties who feared such a situation as is now faced, that of lowered assessed ;aluations, killed the bill. The opponents of the plan real- ized that a fair budget commission wouhl not permit increases o raise the sanle lnOliey "tS scheduh,d last year. The fight is now to force the bud- gets down to be(l rock. barn when the mule took actton. 1 Get the vote registered. Davis was brougit to Dr. McKin- I This is going to be the slogan of :all ley here, first and then taken on to lpotitical parties and organized groups Wenatchee. I (Continued On l,ast'Page) MORRIS BOLINGER Of Methow, who .recently announ- ced his candidacy for state represen- tative on the Republican ticket.