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qa . HERALD -REPORTER OFFICIAL PAPER FOR THE TOWNS OF BRWSTER, PATEROS and BRIDGEPORT )t I I , , USS Missouri Scene Of Japan's Surrender i m i| VOLUME NO. 45 SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR -., v uP00onoseJ i PARK PLANNED FOR BRIDGEPORT MEETS Road From Gulf WITH APPROVAL To Alaska of the State Park Commission, chairman Harry T. Martin and Believe Road Would Be Mrs. Belle Reeves, Secretary of state visited Bridgeport Tuesday Beneficial To Both Areas afternoon wPh sketches of the ' completed work to be done on "h - Dr. Kreager and Bob Stookey Bridgeport State Park. Cop'e3 of Pateros, were in Brewster were left that the peoy)le o.f the Tuesday in e interests of te commuI/ity might have the o uport- proposed road from New Orleans unity to inspect and see just what to .laaka through the Okanogan the comm:ssion has planned. Valley. Dr. Kr'eager is the origm- al sponsor of this project and the Everyone is en hus'ast'c as the publlc is accepting the idea with plans are complete in every detail mu-h enthusiasm. Nothing has been over!ooked am! Southerners Are Favorable include a pumping plant, swL-- Dr Kreager toured the Sou- ming pools, dressing rooms, wad- thern States several *months ago ing peels, kitchens and tables, and received considerable publi- baseball diamond, outdoor ch'eck- er boards tennis court, caretaker city on his proposed highway, home and other fine things for Newspapers in Mississippi fea- a recreation center. tured his talk and showed a np with the proposed route of travel Work will start soon w:th the between New Orleans and Alaska. bull dozers clearing the land for Such a road would carry a tre- landscaping. mendous traffic of refrigerated trucks carrying produce between FORMER PATEROS the two sections. It is considered by producers in both areas that such a highway would be equally beneficial to both the gulf and Northwest states. Dr. Kreager pointed out that practically all the nation.el rail- ways and highways traverse the nation east to west and not from the north to the south and none that run from the northwesV-t9 the south east. In traveling frorh- Florida to Washington a motorist has to travel on 15 to 20 different highways to reach his objctiv'e. The tourist trade would also by remarlbly increaged by the com- sruction of such a road according to Mr. Kreager. ENDS CAREER IN BLAZE OF GLORY United States Navy's mighty GIRL MARRIES Word has been received of the marriage of Miss Kathy Agnes Lauri.e, of Bremerton, formerly of Pateros, to Gerald Arthur Whea- ten, U.S. Navy of Lansing. Mich. last Tuesday evening August 28th, in-the Navy Yard Chapel. The bri4eis the daughter of M,r. and Mrs. James Laurie of East Bre- merton. They left on a honey- moon, visiting Pateros. Spokaixe, Chicago, Lafayette. Indiana and Lansing, Michigan. The groom re- ports back to Detroit, Michigan for further duty. 45,000 ton battleship, the USS MISSOURI, ended her World War II career "in a blaze of glory, September 2. 1945, in Tokyo Bay, when she served as the scene of the historic unconditional surven- der of Japan to the United Na- ti0ns. Proudly bearing the name "of the home state of Presiclent Harry S. Truman, the fighting LSS Missouri has been named by General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Com- mander, as the locale of the for- mal ending of the war in the Pa- cific. Fleet .Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Cammander-in-Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet sign for the United Staes, Gen- The Pateros Commercial Club  __ o ,has asked the cooperation of Nort' [.lP Mlp- eral of the Army MacArthur, for centeral Washington in furthering [gL V&glgllLL the Allied forces which fought in. Mr Kreaer's program. Bob.l ,  __ . . i the Pacific. The USS Missouri was ::': L '":A e-LewdLy: .le.hed Jan. 29, 1944. Construc- 'i red June 12, 1940. : ork Navy Yard. terTh Wart '- - highway. A fargreatervolumeofimsiness Make Use Of Funds For New Fiscal Year Am Now Available COX-KING NUPTIALS AT TONASKET A marriage of interest to Brew- sYer people was that of Ralph Cox, son of Mrs. C.R. McKinley, to Myrtle King, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. King of TonaskeL The wedding took place September 3, at the home of the bride, the Rev. C. E. Holmes officiating. Blanche McKinley was bridesmaid, and Jams Dunsttan of Wenatchee best man. The little sister of the bride ws flower g4rl. Dr. mad Mrs. Mc- Kinley witnessed the wedding. The couple left after the ceremonf for pullman, wlere they will make their home while Mr.'Cox finishes his course at W.S.C., which was interrupted by his entering the U.S. Service. Oroville Wins County Baseball Championship Brewster lost in the county baseball playoff in Oroville last Sunday when the fast Okanogan 'V e am won over the locals by a. score of 2 to 1. "Sonny" Holt, just returned from the European battlefront, hurled a good game by alowing only five hits but the Brewster nine were unable to regiSter at the plate. to win the as the bet- well rouhded DEADLINE FOR CANNING SUGAR SEPTEMBER 15th ive who have not yet receve'" theiY canning sugar should get ;their applications in FAST. September 15th is th$ deadline- for local applications. Mimum issuance is 10, pounds per erson up,to September 15th. but is Iimited to 80 poinds eve, if thtre ae ore :.than eight n the family." : G. C. Braker is again in tm Deacoress:Hospiml in Wenatchee, wherehe is ieceiving special treat- ment :r anemia. Elm, Andersen receives aoto- grihs anda ervice men's mag- mdne "View" from his son, h. S. Rieha Andersen on a base in the Azor-s. after the war loomed for Wash- ington apple growers today with rports by feaeral agencies of a rapidly growing market for apple juice. From a negligible lcemk of juice in 1936, the governlment reported that the 1944 nationwide total was 3,034,495 dozen packs in tin and glass. This figure included sweet cider, which represents only a small amount of the total, it was explained. Washington growers, w i th 30,303,000 bushels of apples in 1944, seven million over 1943, are watching this new market. In th e first quarter of this year, a total of 752,167 dozen packs were reported wi'.h a considerable increase in tin packs, although ci- vilian use of tin is still limited. This marked inc'reage in the pro- duction of apple juice took place during th wartime years. An of- ficial of a nationwide food cam- pany maintained no figures on the pack until last year. "Aiding in this continued in- Crease in consumer acceptance m I.research work on apples juice can- ning practices and packaging pro- cedure which have resulted m greatly improved quality," said Dr. B.S. Cark, director of the re- search division of the American Can Company. Work on apples juice, according to Dr. Clark, has not been limited to improving methods of manufac turing and packing the pressed or "cider" type of juice but also has included the development of a new type "pulpy" or "whole" apple juice. "This pulpy juice is similar m consLstency to tomato juice and fruit nectars, and contains all of the edible solids of t.he fruit," he said. "Thus, it is quite different in appearance and body from the clear,, pressed and filtered types of apples juice that have found favor in the past. Like the latter, t}e new type of juice is prepared from selected, blended and pre- pared apps. It differs in that the fruit is then round uder conditions to prevent oxidation, to p resrye tim original flaor and aroma. ' " " : ,, f - . . , Thi. product has met wta favor in many c'ties and gives Fro- raise of taking its  alongside the clear or "cider" type apple juice in the postwar canned mar- kets," declared Dr. Clark. Okanogan County farmers, re- turning Servicemen and-war work- ors unable to finance sound farm- ing operation through normal credit channels can now make use of all Farm Security services as funds "for the new fiscal year which began July 1, are availabM reports George Ruply, County FSA Sttper, visor, First National Bank Build!ng, Okanogan. Wash. "Every ffort will be made to meet the needs of farmers just est- ablishing themselves on farms in the county or resident farmers re- quiring management and credit assistance for profitable opera- tion,,, Mr. Ru@ly said. "The Coun- ty FSA committee, which reviews all loan alypFcations believes that FSA loans Combined with manage- ment help can contribute to im- proved dairy st0ck,.fai'm buildings small water facil;ties and inc'eas- eM farm income from more effici- ent farm operations." FSA supervised loans can be made for purchase of needed live- stock, machinery, seed, fees house- hold goods, tractors, wells sprink- ler systems, build:ng improvement advance cash rent and nearly every farm operating expense or 'tern, explained Mr. Ruply. Loans can be mad'e to family-type, farm owners or renters,#and for sound part-time faming oerations. Leans are Fruited to $2,500 and can ,be repaid up to five years with interest at five percent on the un paid balance. A limited number of 40-year farm own'ership loans can also be made in the county. County FSA committeemen, why are all practical farmers, will be glad to advise anyone on FSA ser- vices. Committeemen include G.A. Davis, Brewster, John Wall, River- to Further Parl Planning A gathering whichwill robabiy be looked back ups. as of mo- mentous import wm that which took place here Tuy. As the culmination of the 'combined ef- forts of the Triangle Club of Brewster and of Tom' Weiborn and others, a visit 9f rep'esenta- tires of the State Hisf0rical So- ciety, the State Park Board and Indian Deparlxnent Was brought about. A luncheon Was, held at the Bohemian Care attended by the following out of town guests and local People: Mrs. Belle Reeve, Secretary of State; Harry Tom Martin, Director f the Stat Park Board; Wade Head; Indian Agent stationed,- a-t'l ;, -]lx, and- rs. Rufm :-Woods of the Wenatchee Dally World; R. W. Weeks, resident of the local Commercial Club; Mrs. W. G. Morris, wife of Brewster's mayor; Mr. and Mrs.:T. D. Welborn; Mr, and Mrs. C. V. Eltl.o; Mr. and Mrs. G..L. Wilson; Mr. and Mrb. Willard Elwell; Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Harris; My. and  Mrs. W. W. Howard; Mrs. Glen Widel of Che- lani and" the Mesdaihes G) S. As= bury, J. W. Geissler, K P. Mill- berry. C. R. McKinley, R. C. Wa- name. ker, G. C. Braker, J. Martin, and O. P. McCoy, all ofthe Tri- angle Club. -" During the morning, the=party was taken to thepoint near the: mouth of the Olanogn River, "to. the site of old Ft." Okano,an. Here is a trat of over an acre- purchased and set aside n 1912 by the state for park purposes. In another spot is a 20 acre traet.of s;rnilar land, one and a half es up the Columbia where there are the old trading post site and In- dian burial ground. On the site of th fort is a monument. Near are the excaations used-by the early Indidns over which, they ptced their tepees during the winter. Here also are hand'helm timbers containing woodtn pins, and the oven used during "the centennial celebration of the foundingof..the fort. After returning to town, Eae party visited the site for the foh coming hospital, wh;ch met with favorable approval, and the pack- ing and storage buildings; luncheon, Mr. webrn At the acted as master of ceremomes. first asking for comment "and opinions of residents on the-pro, posal to make a permanent mem- orial ark at the site of the fort. Sveral expressed their hearty approval." especially since .the plan is to include a museum where In- dian relics may be preserVed and i To Resto00 Site Of . 01d Fort 0kanogan Meeting Held :uesday examined. Tlm chairman 'said that he Indians are interested and .in favor of such are, pos:tory. Mrs. Elliott said that the Indians them- selves have p0inted oUt that .they are losing track of hr o wr. ler lies. Mr. Elwell told of visiUng like museums on a recent tiiS"to Wyoming and finding che most entertain!ng. :He thonght iat..we might be .proud of a. similar, one sial% P.R. Sonnichsen, Winthrop, here. In refuting a possible argu*- and Roland F. Sackman, Rivers:de ment of inaccessibiFty; Mrs. Mill- Office hours for the tl w' mr I berry, a poneer of this region, are Monday thru Frld f )m recall.ed that long-ago sitors !o 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  on the spot forded the river with a Saturday 11:00 a m. i0 12:30 | m. ] Yearn and hack, and she was of the opinion that now, with cars, Miss" Doris Puls:pher " hs re- bridges and good roads, :: no dif- turned to choool at the Holy ficulty would be encountered. Name Academy in Spokane. When Wade Head, of the Ind- Chosen AS Honor Guard To Gen. MacArthur Pfc. David Reynaud, son of Mrs. Ila Reynaud of M'ethow, was chosen as one of the 62 men as honor guard to aocompany Gen. Douglas MacArthur to Japan. He is a paratrooper with the l lth Airborne. Te honor guard is commanded by Thomas A. Me- serau, 23 year old West Point man and a former football star. Pfc. Reynaud hold s the Silver Star for grit courage, daring, initiative and zealous devotion o duty during action on Leyte De- cember 19th, 1944. Reynaud has been in the ser- vice over two years and in the Pacific about 15 months. He was a graduate  Pateros Hi in th class_Q 19.4L ......... NEW SANDWICH SHOP TO OPEN IN BREWSTER Claude "Pete" Hatch of Pater- os hasmade arrangements to rent a portion of rite Anthony Vernon building in Brewster and will open a 'sandwich shop by the mid- dle of this month. Mr. Hatch owned the "Pet's, Grocery in Pateros but sold it last month. ian Department was introduced, he sai: he belie,ed that the time i ,-past when the Reservation IikLtd be sepa, rated from the rest 0'.he country, and affirmed that st d., the residents there are fine dple. He is pleased with the plan for tht museum. :In .introducing Rufus Woods, M r. Welboln-remarked that, "Here is a man-.who is jus as enthus:as- ti:as anyof us in our little pro- ject." In::l"esponding, Mr. Woods affirmed dlat this memorial has been overl0eI, as has also the grave of Ronald McDonald, Ee early xplorer:' at Toroda. He raid that by all means where we nee parks is in eastern Washington. Here as no where else does Nat- -ure respond. He compared th early days with these: first the aborigines , the fur traders, the prospectors, then the era of dev- "elonent, and now that of super- dvelonent. umor was introduced along with Tom Martin of the Park Board. Mr. Me?tin, who with oth er members of the party, had on Labor Day attended the Pioneer Picnic at Conconully, declared that-he had greatly enjoyed the tri through the "magnificent': Okanogan country: H said he be- lieved that Wash'ngton is perhaps the most blessed of any of the states in its wonders. He told where the state funds provided for parks are being allo ated, naming five of the ecent projects He believes that it is entirely fees able to restore the site of the old F. Olmnogan, and will recom- :mend serious consideration of this undertaking. Mrs. Reves sad she used to think in tlie early days that the Park Board was not of very great. imP0e. he was surprised to ind ,herself uuen it, (where e ys tlere is plenty of work), an,' now she is very "Parkminded". The op.nion semed to prevai among all present that the pros- poets are good for reaching t:,e objective sought so'earnestly. I L SEPTEMBER 6, 1945 NUMBER 10 Rev. McNee Appointed Probation Officer Reverend John A.-McNes of Twisp was appointed probation officer in juvenilework for Clela County Tuesday by Superio Court Judge Fred Kemp. Rev. McN'ees ,has been the i Methodist pastor of churches in Methow Valley for the past fif con years and is widely known in Northcentral Washington. He has had many years of work with young ,people both in church work and in juvenile pro}at:on v, ork. tie served with the Idaho Industrial Train'ng School for six years before entering the ministry and was probation officer in an Idaho county for a year. Rev. McNees has served for al- most four years as a mnber of the Okanogan County Welfare Board and has been especially ac- tive in Boy Scouts Acttvitis. He has been quite active in many civic projects ofthe county and in the Methow Valley. He will take over his new posi- tion on Monday. September, 10th. ACCEPTED FOR U.S. SERVICE Th following men were accept- ed for service in the U.S. Army during Augxst, 1945 : A,E. FeMman Butler, Wis. W. J. D. Morris Okanogan Wash. L.E. Willimns Redmond Ore. W.F. Creveling Winthrop, Wash. V.B. Heath Twisp, Wash. J.W. Borders Wauconda, Wash. C.A. Bensing Omak, Wash. R.L. Metz Omak, Wash. D.W. Forester Tonasket, Wash. G.A. Covey Omak, Wash. R.A. Wall Riverside, Wash. Those accepted for the U.S. Navy are as follow: C.A. Riemcke Portland, Ore. T.L. Hice Winthrop, Wash. J.L. Acord Pateros. Wash. M.A. Mahugh Oroville, Wash. Called To'me -  Tragic Accident Mr. and Mrs. W.. A. Pulsipher, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Chastain an Mrs Hoke Smith were called: to Spokane last Saturday by the fa- tal injury and death of Gerald Deffland, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Deffland, former residents of Brewster. Last Fri&uy, Gerald and a boy friend were hunting pigeons in the upper part of a concrete mix- ing plant when he came in ce- tact with a 60,000 volt high ten- sion wire. He lived for five hou;s after the accident. AT TWISP SUNDAY Among the Brewsterites Who visited Twisp Sunday for the .- deo, were Evelyn Holt and her parents, Mr. and Mrs.-Jim GobaL of Pateros. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Moore, Mr. and Mrs. John Geb- bers and son. Also Charley. and Bobby Parsley, Mr. and ,Mrs. Richmond, "Ernie Hart. Hilliard Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wilson, and Louie Shaw. MANY ACCIDENTS OVER LABOR DAY Celebration of the nation's first peacetime labor holiday in four years turned into tragedy for at least 320 persons a.s the. !ast ,of the travelers hade4 for their homes today (Tuesday). Traffi fataities totaled 145, greatest number since Pearl Har- bor and the stbsequent raConing of gasoline. The were 84 fatal- ities from miscellaneous causes, 52 drownings. Ill'nois was the ccner of vio- lent deaths. 17 persons losing thMr lives in automob'i'e acci.,!ents 11 from misePanous cause, 5 from ,drown'rig, for a total of 33. I A bright spot in the-heavy fa- taEty toll was the fact th if had no a:)pra=hed the 626 total of 1941, the last Labor Day before Pearl Harbor. Mr. and Mrs. Wells, o New York, are visiting at the N. T. Wilson home. About The State /OfWashington By. GUy LaFollette Time Is Here To C0nMSer Loss Of Life And Property On Home Fro'nt Olympia, Sptember 5 he scene, a hospital in one of Wash- ington's smaller cities, time three o'clock Sunday morning. Two a.a - bulances arrive almost at the same time. Three automobiles are un- loading men and women also. Seven Pefple Were in;o!ved. B:'ok en bones, cut and shock were evid- ent. Some indication of intoxica- tion too. One of the injured died. Qthers will be disfigured for life. An attendant tells us that there will he othr arrivals before morn- ing. Every .week-end is the same. Deaths are common. Marked Increase In Accidents Sinc. War End An .inquiry among police and sheriff organizations brings the information that there is an in- crease of from twenty to fifty per- cent in automobile" accidents since fne ban on gasoline has been lift- ed. Garages are filled with cars for repair and thousands of ma. chines on th highways have every apPearance of being taken from a junk pile for thg[r last journey. A prominent citizen says that he will not take his car out on week- ends so long as this condition pre vails. Many cars are ten years or more old, the average would no doubt be seven or eight years for all cars on the highways. An average of four or five years would no doubt be the age of tires in use. Side walls are thin, surfaces slick in oo nany cases. Week End Accidents Largely Due To Liquor : Indieatmns are that many ff not  * _ . . .'." ,: almost all Of the week end ac.cz-"i' :* dents and holiday tragedies involve ",} ta:tmd r-ia one-or both ef):i:' the ears-should there be more than ' .i one machine in troublt. Evidence of increase in drunken driving cases come from many reports. Just what can be don in such cases is difficult to determine. It seems the best way of avoiding trouble, specially during the late - evening and early morning hours is:o "sy .off the highways. Drivers Should Be Required To Have Ample Insurance We are told that a surPrising numt:., of drivers of cars which are in poor repair, without suffi- cient brakes and poor lights and nmy :of which eventually figure in accidents are withotit insurance of any kind or with very little pro- te.con,-;`" : Owe thing which could and no dbfil should be .done to remedy the situation would be to require every ipp.Hcarit for a license to bring a receipt or insurance, wiften by some corrkuany author- ized-to Seli such insurance under our state laws showing that the preral.t m 6 n. a-policy of sfficidnt size to protect the public agaip..st loss o:'damage is in effect T,his sh0u|d .*also ,include the lrewar p]ai of examinatpn of lights and otler safetz: fators: While a cit- izen killed By a driver who is fully insureff Would be just as dead as the man killed-by, tle uninsured flFwer: there would at least be some measure.of responsibility and a degree of recovery possible. : Measure Should Be ,Written ,,-...4mcL Presented .To Voters While speaking of insurance, we are mindful of the attenpts that have be'on made to secure legis].a- tion to compel all drivers to ca'iry insurance. Some of these are said to have been insurance rackets, ,other_s to put the state into the in- surance busintss. The interests of the people who are suffering from conditions that exist are-now due for considera- tion. ,hy not, as a public service, draw an initiative petition which _would b designd to give them .the-maximum of protection, using companies now in operation, and let these people decide for them- selves if they wish this protection ? OUR " PREIHCTION OR THE WEEK: W predict that a mea- sure will be submitted to the vo- ters as an init'ative at the election Mrs. Esther *Ren. of Wenat-Inext your which will be designed ehee, has moved=to Brwster flUr to in some- manner curb the in- ing the past week, and w'll bel [asing lrobl'ens ' that are caused charge  of the Gamble Cookhouse.-by e l!quor traffic. This we pro- * * .... : . .Ldict, may be directed at the tav- Lt. F. G. Crane, Brewster has !ern as they now exist or it may been d'scharged from Navy: " ]take" s6e other form,