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( "L BREWSTER'S BRIDGE. THE GATEWAY TO AND THE OUTLET l:OR THE GREAT CARIB00 TRAIL i VOLUME 'NO. 29. 0"/, '" !':/iAN DIES OF CAR WRECK INJURIES CIt!:.ST CRUSHED WHEN CAR ROLLS OVER BANK AND 1-11"1":5 POLE Oscar i"bqson, of ()mall died at the Omak Itosldtal last Saturday morning' at 2:30, from injuries re- ceived when the cat' in which hc was riding left the state road about a mile above Okanogan, Friday even- ing. The car, wlfich belonged to Nelson was driven by Ferris As[on. W:hen * 't'bc driver attempted to pass anoth- el" car the front wheel left the edge of the road, the car the.n struck a - -telephone pole lnd turned over on its left side, Nelson, atteml)t ng to get out was caught under the car and his chest was crushed. Nelson at first walked around, somewhat, not realizing that he was seriously hm. Ite was rushed to the Omak haspital and died a few hours later. Lorraine Mitchell of Okanogan was " the only other passenger in the car that was injured. She suffered a broken collar bone, and numerous "/- cuts and scratches, Funeral services for Nelson were held from the Presbyterian Church in Omak, Monday. GAS-ELECTRIC CAR ON PASSENGER RUN Replacing the old stca, n locomo- tive that has formerly pulled the passenger train on the Great North- crn's Wenatchee-Oroville line, a gas- electric car was put in operation on the line Monday morning. The new p'o;ver plant r(sembles a baggage car in a good many ways, tim operator's cab being on the front end witi tim rear taken up by a mail compartment. The power is derived from a gasoline engiue wlfich (lrive a generator, the current from the generator operating" theelectric ano- tors. According to F. L. McCrea, local G. N. agent,* this g-s-electrie car is tmrmanent Oil the valley run slid a stettm locomotive will no long'er bc lineal to draw the pltsscnger coaches. The new m.tho(l has nmny-advan- taes over the old, thg annoyance from smoke and einedrs isdone a- way with and there are no stops for fuel and water, hlcidentallyAt :has a more musical whistle than the el locomotive. A CORRECTION In a recenL i,qsut ot! the Herald all BREW R HERALD PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF AND TO THE "GATEWAY TO THE FAMOUS OKANOGAN COUNTRY." BREWSTER, OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. [ The "l)'oub[c With llaving Bad LittleBoysOver to Yo.r Ho.s00 ByAlbert T. Reid] TWO PROGRAMS FOR COMMUNITY PICNIC ALTERNATE PROGRAM IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER ON LABOR DAY Weather conditions are very prom- isin' for the big super-community picnic which is to be hehl at Alta l,ake next Monday, Labor Day. Two' programs are being' prepared, how- ever, so that in case of bad weath- er an alternate schedule of events can be held inside the pavilion. Eve@one is invited and. a large crowd is expected to come, rain or shine. Chester Tupper, manager of the Pavilion, is giving a .(lance,. begin- ning at 9:30 p. m. Monday, and it is to be a hard time dance, so that those attending the picnic will not have to go home after the picnic to th'c.,;s up for the dance. This will be article was publish,d it: whh'h it w.t: I stated trt a school bu; wouit be up-I the htst dance of the season, Mr. crated from Paradise Ilill. This v,':, I* upper says. incorrect in that the bus will be up- The success or failure of this pic- crated from the North Star district, nic, wifich it is planned to mak= aq It will leave from the Dick Starzman anuual affair, will depend upon the. place and follow down the mail willinv:ness of those attending to take route. There is no Paradise Hill bus.J part in the different events. The { prizes are not large, but they are BREWSTER MEMBERS [worth trying for aml every one is A T PATEROS MEET[useful. Considerable credit is due E the business institutions Who have Monday n 26th anoth-icontributed to help make the picnic er gettogether meeting of Odd Fel-la success, and their cooperation ix lows from this section was hehl at  appreciated by the picnic committee. The only instructions arc; come; bring t)hmty of eats and tell your friends; and don't wait to be coaxed to take part in tile full. SHELOR ANNOUNCES I ROADMEET PRQQRAM ! Seattle, Augus 2!;--Governor R. H. Hartley, Highway Director .am Humes and A. S. Ooss, nas[ev of the State G,ange will be amon the priicipal speakers at he two-day Convention of file Washington State Good Roads Association, ill Belling'- ham, September 5 and 6, according to D. Shelor, secretary of tle Asso- ciation. The convention will be called to order in the Elks Hall by Pres. L. L. Pateros. The meeting was taken up with routine lodge work and dis- cussion of various matters pertaining i;o the order. It was also decided to hold the next joint meeting at ?'lgeport, lodge on September 7. Members attending from here were B. Carter, Clifford Gillespie, T. H. ieterson, W. L. Gillespi, H.J. Brown, A: Anderson, D. B. Fletcher, J. J. Fries, Ray Warner, Wan. Robin- so!l, M. D. Smith, and Francis Whi- tinger. At the close of the sheeting a rc- ..freshmen[ committee of Pateros lodge members spread a supper. Members of Cbelan lodge th-tt were present extended an invitation to Odd Fellows to attend a simihn' meeting to be hehl in Chelan Sep- tember 12. Standard Oil filling, stations in the cast are prepming to add hot dogs and soda counters, Now if they will 0ely put in a line of jewelry and leather goods they can blossom forth as full-fledged drug stores. BRIDGEPORT SCHOOLS. OPEN SEPTEMBER 3RD. i With a faculty of six instructors and Supt. Witt in charge the Bridge- port high and grade schools will o- pen for the coming term on Tues- day September 3rd. The members of the faculty are all Normal or University graduatea with special instruction in the work of the grades o which they will have charge., Prospects are good for the coming school year and quite a num- ber. of new pupils will probably en- roll in both grammar and high schools. Governor Hartley will then speak', after which committees will be nam- ed. President Bruning's report and recommendations will be the final business of the morning session. Highway Director Humes will be the first speaker during the after-] noon followed by W. H. Lynch of Portland, district engineer for the U. S. Department of Agriculture, who will discuss "Federal Aid and its Use iu Developing Standard Systems of Interstate Highways." Mr. GoBs then will speak on an "Elective Highway Committee" foll0wel" bY Mrs. Harry John Miller, Everett, whose topic is "State Parks and Beautfficatidn of Highways," and Frank Guilbert, Spo- kane, and Joe Thomas, maintenance engineer of e s.t.e hi .gh.w.ay ep..a ment: Wh wil! dls.u.ss' "Qi!d High- ways of Was,ington." The final .m..ee!.ng of . ove- !on will be ale d ,tO. oe" t 1 o'clock..Friday norn..jqg , whe. lro- inent v!sitrs .Will b. |.trg.gt:ed ald ask.ed, tO atdret the de|egate, om- ,eli[tee epoa will. S Ql.|ow, aft;er which 9ffiers got 11t29-1930 will be elected `and the next convention city chosel!., QUITE DESCRIPTIVE The following art'lcle is reported to have been published in the Foun- tain Inn (S, C,) Tribune: Mr. Robert Chetway and Miss AI Ice Broadkin were married at noo.n Monday at the home of the bride's , parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Broad- kin, Rev. M. L. Gassoway officiat- Bruntng at 10:30 o'clock Septembetr lug. 5, following a meeting' of the execu-] The bride is a skinny, fast little tire committ0e at 8:30 a. m, l%ev. lidiot who has been kissed by every Wright C. Smith will give the invo-tboy in town since she was 12 years cation with Mayor John. A. Kellogg .ohl. She paints like a Sioux Indian, of Bellingham, welcoming the dele-lsucks cigarettes in secret, and drinks i gates and John P. Hartman of Seat-lmean corn liquor when She is out tle responding for thC Assoclatiron. ' I joy-riding, She doesn't know how NEW GARAGE TO BE BUILT IN PATEROS MIDWAY MOTOR CO. OF WENAT- CHEE BUYS SHAMROCK SERVICE STATION q (Pateros Reporter) T. B. Jones, manager of the 741id- 'ay Motor Co., of Wen'dchee Chev- rolet distributors for the North Cen- tral Washington district was in Pa- [eros Wednesday closing a deal for the Shamrock Service Statiom Vir- gil McKinney, former owner, expects to leave soon for the coast to take up the electrical trade. A building, which will oe 75 feet by 50 feet in size, is to bc erected by the company at once, Mr. Jones said, and will be desig'ned so that, while the service station building is not to be changed at present, later the service station can be moved and the new building, extended out to Methow avenue. E, L. Klass of Bridgepor is to be manager of the garage here and will be-the hevrolet dealer for the same territory formerly covered by F. G. Raines, including Pateros, Winthrop, isp, and the Methow valley, Brew- .er and Bridgeport. t p seek, sere or keep house. T tie groom is a popular young bum' who hasn'i [tone a lick of work sitce le Iot shipped in his jmfior ear tie manages to dress well and .eeps a suppl.y of spending money because his (lad is a soft-ieartcd old f0al who takes up his bad checks istead of letting him g'o to jail % where he belongs The house was newly plastered as was the groom, and new paint on the house carreid our the bride's painting color scheme. The groom wore a rented suit over athletic un- derwear of Imitation silk. His pants were held up-by pale green suspend- ers. In addition to his jag hc car-, rled a pocket knife, a bunc!l of keys a dun for the ring and his usual look of imbecility. The bride wore some kind of a white thing which left her legs sticking out at one end. The young couple will make their home with the AUGUSTS 30, 1929 FIGHT CARD GIVEN FOR VALLEY FAIR ALL ARRANGEMENTS ARE COM- PLETED AND PROGRAM MADE UP The Okanogan Valley Internation- al Fair is now all primed and ready for a three (lay celebration beginning on Thursday, September 5 and con- tinuing until Saturday night, Sep- tember 7. The new and large exhibit hall, which is a credii; to any fair is now virtually completed and ready for occupancy by exhibitors of fruit grain, field and industrial exhibits showing the. myriad products which can be grown in this, nature's own garden spot, Okanogan county and Okanogan valley to the north in British Columbia. As has been said anything grows here but bananas. Visitors to the fair will see the Choic- est of apples, pears, peaches, toma- toes, prunes, watermelons, canta- loupes, apricots, berries, tobacco, grains of all kinds and other things too numerous to mention. Some of this prod[ice will have to be seen in cans as the season for it has passed, but it was grown in this wonderful district just the same. A county wide educational exhibit and the 4:---H club work will also be included mostly under this large rpo with the exception of club livestock and poultry. The fair will open officially on Thursday morning and from th( time of opening until the closing curtain there is promised something doing all the time. Prominent speak- ers have been secured for eack day's program. " The opening day'has been called North Okanogan County day and Erie J. Barnes, state director of iculture with George J. Cannon ire([or of agriculture for the Grit Northern railway have been secure&' for speakers to open the festivities. Rodeo and racing will then take the floor after which will; come water sports, band concert, dancing amt other fun. This day has also been named as 4 H Club Day and all club members throughout the coun- ty will be given free admission to the grounds during this day as recogni- tion of their efforts and that they may have the privilege of hearing the above speakers talk along the line of agricblture. '['he second day, Friday, has been called South Okanogan and Methow Day. On this day Senator C. C. Dill and Attorney Sam R.. Su.mner 0f Wenatchee will be the speakers. The i second heats of all the three day races such as the relays, eto., will be the main attraction duririg the after- I " " noon together with rodeo work by good riders ad honest to goodness bucking ho.ses. Harry Shuttleworth, winner of sec.ond money at Vancou- ver last yea r will he amon the not- ed riders present. In the evening will be the band onccrt and the first open air smoker in front of the large grandstamt, Promoter,Ralph Hand Of Omak is handling this event and promlses five good snappy bouts fea- turing top-line boys with reputations for fast work. Dancing and carni- val sports will also help to entertain. Saturday, the final day of the fair has been called Dritish Columbia Day. J. B. Monroe, Deputy Minis- ter of Agrciulture for British Colum- bia and Dr. E. O. Holland, President State College of Washington will deliver the addresses on this day. The finals of the races and bucking cbn- tdsts will be held during the after- noon, featuring some of the most noted horses in the west. In the ev- ening will come another smoker of five bouts, band concert, dancing, etc., antl last but not least'the:giv- ing away of a new Essex car by-the t'air. An hldian village fo no mean proportions is expected to rise on'the point in the lair grounds selected for it bordered by trees and lying on a bride's parents---which means, they point with l,ake Osoyoos. on One side will sponge on the old man until be'and the Okanogan river on the oth- dies and then she will take m wa*h- or'adding a colorful touch of the old Jng. west to the whole setting. This may be the last isuc .of the ! The racq track has been revped Tribune but we have always wanted and is in th'e best Of shape circling to write one wedding with the un- for over three-eighths of a mile a- varnished truth. ]round the rodeo grounds in the oea- NUMBER 14. i LINCOLN FOUNTAIN IS NEW STAGE DEPOT H. G. HAWTHORNE WILL ACT AS TICKET AND EXPRESS AGENT Beginning last Monday Aug'u,,;t 26,' the carriers of the Washington Mo- tor Coach Co. are now stopping' at the Lincoln Fountain which has been designated as the depot here. The Fountain now occupies the sanlc re- lation to the stage company as the Brewster Hotel did before the change. Mr. H. G. Hawthorne, pxoprietor ' of the Lincoln has been appointed as ticket and express agent here for the Washington Motor Coach Co. and is their official represent:ttiv,' here. The growth of the service render ed by the company in this valley hc been steady and rapid. Originally only one coach made the round trip between Wenatchee and Oroville each day and now there are two on the run with the third only going as far as, Omak. The third bus which was put on the run the first part of last week, leaves Wenatchee at 3:15 p. m. and arrives at Brewster at 6:15 p. m. On the return trip from Omak it reach- es Brewster at 9:25 p. an. and ar- rives at Wenatchee at Midnight. On September 15 the Motor Coach Co. will 'inaugurate a Wenatchee-Se- attic service with two busses makin.' the trip daily, according to word re- ceived here this weck. FIRE FIGHTER DIES OF HEART FAILURE A fire fighter from'Manson, J. F, Martin, age 55, dled last Saturday night of heart failurq just as hc was about to go on patrol on the Black Canyon fire, according to Ed Les- sard to whDse group the man was te- tail.ed.. M.:r, L.essar& said the man had jUSt bee.l sent up on the fire arul had eaten supper at camp. After the meal he asked What he was do and was told to go mit on patrol. Martin took three or four steps and feil (lead. A post-mortem conducted by doc- tors Piro and Murdock of Cllehm disclosed that death was due hs heart failure. Martin had suffcre(l sever- al attacks previous to his death. Funeral services were hehl Tues- day In Chelan. ter. The corrals and chutes are all tn place directly in front of the new large grandstand. The whole grounds seems to be waiting the magic touch of horses and riders, exhibitors an[ exhblts, speakers, Indians, conces- stonartes, carnival men, and weaving' crowds of old and young to breath pulasting life through is veins for three days and nights. PHces of admission have been set row, general admission 75c each day or a season ticket for $1.50; Child- ren under 10 years free, up to .16 years 25c, after 6 o'clock free; ev- eryone free after 8 o'clock p.m. Atttomobi{e admissions 50 c per car. Reserved parking space close to the track near the grandstand has been provided that the prchaser may leave or come back any time during" the fair. Applications may be made for this to the secretary of the fair. Following is the smoker card as arranged at present:, Friday, Sept. 6th, 1929: Main Event, Six Rounds; Carl Johnson, 1261b, Spokane VS. Spider Weston, 126 lb, Wenatehce. Semi Final, Four Rounds; Walter Moomaw, 135 lb, Omak VS. Bob Grant, 135 Ib, Tonasket. Bob Werley, 126 rb, Tona'sket VS. Blackee Young, 126 lb, Weatchee. Mile Taylor, 145 Ib, Tonasket VS. Ch'uck Wagoner, 145 Ib, Wenatchee. Chet Strong, 118 lb," Omak VS. Wallie Mooraaw, 118 lb. Omak. Saturday, Sept. 7th. 1929. Main Event, Six Rounds; Don Edwards, 126 lb, Wenatehee VS. Chuck Wagoner, 120 lb, Wenatchee. Balance of card to be announced from the 'randstaml the afternoon of the 7th.and' to he made up of the winners of the previous bout with [suitable pponents,