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BREWSTER'S BRIDGE; THE GATEWAY TO AND THE OUTLET FOR THE GREAT CARIBO0 TRAIL. t ' L " BREWSTER HERALD , i ii i JT i i I i .i i ,L I I i , I II VOLUME NO. 32. i i lit I II I I Il|  PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF AND TO THE "GATEWAY TO THE FAMOUS OKANOGAN COUNTRY. q DECEMBER 2, 1932 BREWSTER, OMAK MAYOR GIVES ]WILL VOTE ON CITY OFFICIALS NEXT TUESDAY OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON. i i Ill MANY ABUSE INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE Mayor, Four Councilmen, And Treasur To Be Chosen B, B. SEASON STARTS HERE WARNING TO SOAKS Omak Chronicle:City streets of TONIGHT; Omak will remain free from drunks regardless o'f whether the federal liq- " uor laws are repealed or not, Mayor BridgePort Hi Team Will c. A. Stapleton has announced. The ordinance clause providing a penalty Meet grewater On for all persons who appear in public Local Floor drunk, or under the influence of in- toxicating liquors, will be enforced to the letter he says, High school basketball gets. under "The city will be as clean as ever On next Tuesday, December 6, the ity election will be held for the city way here tonight,' Friday, December after December 8/' Mr. Stapleton of Brewster. At this time the voters 2,-.when the te.ams from the Bridge- said. "As long as people do not will choose a Mayor, three council- port and Brewster school will.mlxiti , create a disturbance or appear in men for 2 year terms, one council- up on the Brewster floor. This s a ...... • has no beat" pubhc drunk, thelr activities wall not non-schedule game and - L, _. :L_  .-. . ,. , ,, . man for 1 year term, and a city -. , : . jut curuea oy the city OlZiciais, ne treasurer. ]ng on cou, ntyOr league stan(dngs 'I h.ladded'" " This election promises to be the Under the able dit::tiO:eOfhCO?: Imost interesting of any held for this regularPeters°npracticethe sqUarer seineS b time" patti" g] 1  i ]r]|  ]. ][ ]city for years past. Two tickets have • .[/4-11 /qkrlrLl rul ibee n chosen, and friends of the can- From the way :it now looks the first string willbefairlywellmatehedfor NEW LlCENSESididatcsare busy trying to swing • .-=weight. votes. The two tickets are similar In addition to the high school in one or two respects. As usual the polling place will be game there will be a game between Rates Remain The Same in the city hall on Second street and the Bear Cubs and a corresponding . team from Bridgeport.  Future bat- : At Those Of Last the polls will be open from 8 a. m. ketball material is developed in these " ' Year until 8 p. m. teams and {he kids .put up a scrap Her'J The Tickets "Well worth watching. CITIZENS' TICKET Probable Line-Up. On and after' December 1, applica - R.A. Downing, mayor. Here are the player.q who will be tion for 1933 auto licenses will be A.W. Nelson, H. T. Featherstone eligible for the game tonight: Jack • taken, according to County Auditor G. S. Asbury, councilmen for 2 year Thrapp, ,Maurice Pettlt, Burt Cross, Peebles. Stations where aplications terms. Jerry Cross, Ernest Washburn, Fran-may be-made have been supplied WiLmer Woods, councihnan for 1 ces Washburn, Harold Cox andBert w!th new forms, year term. The rates and conditions remain Mrs. G. V. Dick, treasurer. Wick. Frances Washburn, who play- the Same as last year. The chml'e for ed with the Beer" Cubs last • season ! passenger cars is $3.00 plus a county PROGRESSIVE TICKET has been able to make the highlfee of 25 cents..Plates will be sent L.W. Allyn, mayor. school string this .year. :' And here is the line:up ;adth which] out as fast as the license department W. Root, D. D. Holland, G. S. As- Coach Peterson will probably start' Can handle the applications. No stick- bury, councilmen for 2 year terms. the game: Pettit, center; Thrapp and era will be issued, applicants for !i- Wilmer Woods, councilman for.l Burt Cross as forwards; Harold Cox censes should keep the pink slip that year term. and Ernest Washburn as guards. • is returned to {`hem by the county. Mrs. G. V. Dick, treasurer. However the coach says that there This serves as a receipt until the will be considerable substitdtion and ,Sates arrive. COMMUNITY CHURCH shifting around, as is customary in Locally license applications are ta- early season games, ken by D. L. Gillespie and the First WEEKLY NEWS NOTES Any predictions as to the outcome National Bank. of the game would be wasted effort HISTORY OF The large crowd It h a t filled the as little is known as to: how either church to standing room on Thanks- team will perform in the first game giving night were well pleased with a good show for a win if'they follow 1 D.. " l.] boys from Dixie Land. instructions and play the game. ..... . I Sunday morning Rev. Gertrude Want Lots Of Fan Help " ' I Aple who filled the local pulpit, A big help to any team is the yo Sale Funds First Used To I brought an inspiring and helpful .... [vaessage for all, Sunday afternoon eal and moral support of a host. of Finance A New I delegates to the Older Young Peoples i fans on the sidelines. Prices for the Hospital "ralley in the local church, came from[ doubleheader have been set at 15 and all over the county and from Chelan i 25 cents and by all means L there should be lots of fans at the game "It is to the inspiration of a Dan- county. We were glad to welcome I to cheer the boys on. ish postal clerk, Einar Holboell, that ReD. Emery of the Methodist Church l The games will be played in the we owe the Christmas Seal idea. In of Oroville ant! ReD. Pratt of the! high school gymnasium with the first 1903 he 'interested his government in Presbyterian Church of Okanogan game called for 7:30 p.m. the idea of a sale of stamps at who are both new men in this terri- Christmas time to builda hospital tory. WILL for tuberculous children," says Mrs. The Okanog'an County Institutes Kenneth McPherson who is in charge heid at Omak, Okanogan, Twisp and LAWS [ of the sale of Christmas Seals here. Pendleton,Pater°s werecountyWell president,attended' wasReV'a I Mrs. McPeson furnishes the fol- , lowing history of the Seal Sale: speaker and presided at the institutes. In 1907 a sto'ry written by Jacob An interesting meeting was made Drunks Will Still Need To Riis about the .Danish seal appeared at Twisp when Mrs. S. N. Metcalf Beware Of The City in the "Outlook". One of the maga- reminded Rev. Pendleton that he was  zine's readers, .Miss Emily P. Bissell, entertained at her home in 1910 'Marshal of Wilmington, Delaware, was inter- when he, as a Sunday School mission- ested in a small tubcclosis hospital ary organized a Sunday School at There will be no cessation of en- which was in sore need of funds. Carlton that year. forcement of Brewster's liquor laws Bissell promptly adOPted the idea and The Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. when Initiative No. 61 goes into ef- in that year raised' $3,000. From Holland at her home this week. feet, Thursday, December 8, accord- then on the Chirstmas Seal rapidly The Church School will meet at ing to city officials. Those who ap- became a nation-wide enterprisei and the ten o'clock hour. The Junior pear in public in an intoxicated con- since. 1910 hasbeen under the man- Christian Endeavor at four o'clock, dition and make nuisances of them- agement of the National Tuberculo- .the Intermediate C. E. and the Dis- cussion Group at the 6:30 hour} selves, will be taken in tow by Mar- sis Association. Since 1919 the stamp shal Plemons and dealt with under inladditidn to an attractive design Monday evening the Church School ' workers will meet at the parsonage provision's of the city's liquor laws. appropriate to the hristmas season, While several of the larger cities has always borne the double,barred for their monthly meeting where are repealing their liquor ordinances, or Lorraine cross, which is the emb- plans will be.made for the Christmas Bvewster will go slow in this sort of lem of the tuberculosis movement. In'ogram. The pastor will report on legislation. Present indications are. Lots Of Sales'Helps that there will be very little sale of Splendid co-0peration has been af- drug store, legalized liquor. The forded the National Tuberculosis As- price will be too high, too mch red sociation and the 2084 affiliated tape, and the amount that can be state, city and local associations and bought at one time will be very committees, by such 0rganizations as small, women's clubs, 'luncheon clubs, par: • o. ent teacher associations, labor unions SHOEMAKER MAY and lodges, as well as by hundreds of • ,..,_, :, ,-,-LI magazines and newspapers. In addi- i tion, extensive use is mad e of poster s ---------- [circulars, leaflets, car cards, motion The Brewster Commercial Club I picture trailers, window displays, and has received letters from Mr. C. R. exhibits. ' ' Ames, of Touchet, Washington. Mr. ] The sale is conducted largely Ames is experienced and well equip- ! through the mails, supplemented by Coming Legislature Facing Huge Task Acording To Browne By JIMMIE KAYE BROWNE ! OLYMPIA, Nov. 29--Has Wash- :ington's industrial insurance act bro- :ken down? If so what will the com- ling session of the Legislature do to ! i remedy coditions ? These are two questions which are now stirring official Olympia, fol- lowing reports that the state indus-  trial insurance has become virtually insolvent in at least three of its larg- er funds, and that the industries af- fected can no longer .meet the ever increasing' assessments ad still keep in business. The situation is critical. There is no question about this. Industrial leaders; labor leaders who are of a studious nature and not blinded to what has occurred; and business gen- erally, is worried. Ominous abuses; ambulance chas- ing attorneys; doctors lacking prop- er perspective or ethics; even the in- clination on the part of the courts to lean over backwards, are all con- tributing factors in creating a con- dition which threatens industrial in- surance not only in Washington, but througghout the ation. Here is something which the coin- mg session of the Legislature will have to face. It is of interest to ev- ery honest w()rkman and every em- )loyer in the 'state that there be some speedy rectification of the ex- isting evils. The cost of industrial insurance has become a burden and the pur- poses of the act are seemingly for- gotten. It is now more than an in- dustrial insurance act; it can be classed almost as a pension system with unemployment insurance. State Insurance.. The general impression has been permitted to grow that the state in- dustrial insurance system is some kind of state insurance. Nothing is further from the real facts, despite the attitude on the part of certain beneficiaries and some of the more easily politically swayed, courts. In fact the industrial insurance act is a statute which provides that indus- try, employers of labor, shall set up a trust fund to be haudled by the state from which injured workman or their widows and chihlren shall be px'ovidl for. The state acts only as a trustee of this fund. The general taxpayers of the state pay the costs of adminis- tration. The employer creates the unnd through assessments. The workman benefits. The state as such is si,nply the collecting and disburs- ing officer. The fund is not a state fund. It is a trust fund actually belonging to the employers of the state and to no one else. It is not a state fund. Through the abuses which have ,crept into the act, there are now de- ficits in some of the major funds and these are just another additional bur- den upon the industries affected.' A study of the rates and the col- lections show that with few excep- tions the basic rates are lower than the costs. This simply means that for some time past the outgo has been the Sunday School institutes.  .......... .^ w:l t k- .1 ^ serv.c ^ c'"d-'" g'reaer man tne income. The resulz morning but Sunday evenin the naturally nat oeen (mpieuon ot ue ' " " w'l g held funds • thank Offering service : 1 be " H:gh Rates in charge of our workers. Please  bring to this service your thank-of- Today the rates are reaching as ferh,s'-- ,.^=.:-^"^o ' " ilhig"h as 18 percent in some instances. A eordiai" iInvitation" " :s" extended to I Just what thlsl :neans .can be xeaddy" " all who have no church home in l underst°°d hen apphed t ° the pay- Brewster to worship and work with I roll. It is this: For every $100 wages us here ' [paid, the employer must place in the " w e( f : sh: mdustilal insurance fund, $18 ': In'sunshine e ne i r'end "p, " "" " ", • the friendship that will keep us from In other words his operating costs • presumption or vanity or idolatry. In are increased as he builds up his pay- the darkness we need friendship, the roll. Hence under existing conditions, friendship which will keep us from no employer can increase his payroll despair, from bitterness of spirit, and meet competition because of the from complaining against God." excessive burden of the industrial in- Joseph Pa'rker," surance. ! Help us make this church a friend- Not only is industry suffering but i ly Church. " (Continued On Last Page) ed to do shoe repair work. He plans ibooths , coin boxes and personal so- to ,.move here in the near future. He tlicitation. The enormous number of will possibly locate in one of Wallace, individual givers ia shown by the fact , Continued on Last Page) Root s buildings, j ( " i i I HOT STOVE LEAGUE WAITS ON WEATHER To date there have been very few activities towards reorganizing of the Hot Stove League (Charter No. 1) at the Herald office. There has been no snow here so far, and yesterday morning, the first day of December, was bright and warm. In order to have successful meet- ings of the League, it is necessary that the weather be cold and that there be about a foot of snow on the ground. Then the faithful will gather about the Hot Stove (?), play chess and checkers, catch fish, hunt deer, grow apples, lid boxes, save the na- tion, etc. VOLUNTEERS CARRY SEALS[ Distribution Accomplished Here In Very Short I Time "In order to hold down expenses this year, Christmas Seals are being delivered by volunteers, instead of by mail," said Mrs. Kenneth McPher- son who is directing the sale here. "The seals were (leliven'ed here early Friday morning, the day following Thanksgiving. I wish to thank the following volunteers for the way in which they delivered 100 envelopes, each containing 200 seals: Ernest Washburn, Forest Lamberton, Bob Woods, Herman Bertram, Luther Pendleton. In addition 25 envelopes of seals were sent out by mail." Accompanying the seals is an en- velope which is 'to be used in return- ing payment or the seals. Mrs. Mc- Pherson asks that this envelope be used in either case as it helps keep a check on the progress of the sale. The sale closes Christmas Eve and fall returns should be made by that  time so that the county report can be made. FREIGHTERS CONVICTED C. A. And L. G. Long Get Fines And Jail Sentence Spokane Review: OLYMPIA, Nov. 28. (AP)C. A. and L. G. Long, brothers, charged with contempt of court for refusing to heed a court order enjoining them from operating a motor vehicle freight line between Seattle and Wenatchee, were con- victed today before Superior Judge John M. Wilson. Proceedings against the two men were brought by the state department of public works. Each of the defendants was given six ,months in jail and fined $40;0. !Judge Wilson ordered the jail terms suspended if the fines were paid. Late today the two men had not paid the fines and were being hehl in the county jail here. SENDING VETS TO SOAP LAKE HOSPITAL Wenatehee World:--A number of ex-soldiers will soon be transferred from the ,veteran's hospitals of the 'state to Soap Lake for treatment for Beurger's disease, according to Mrs. Si Adams and Mrs. F. N. Lucas, pro- pvietors of the New Beach hospital who were business visitors in Wenat- chee, Tuesday afternoon. Dr. and Mrs. Edward Bogard of Walla Walla have already taken up their residence at the New Beach ho- tel, where they have bden detailed by the Veterans' administration, to supervise and observe the effects of Soap Lake water in the h:eatment of the disease. Congressman John W. Summers succeeded in obtaining a $50,000 ap- propriation from the federal govern- ment for treatment of the veterans at Soap Lake a few months ago. NUMBER 29 I ii ii i i ii ii I DAIRY PRICES ARE UP AS SUPPLIES DROP Butterfat Prices Rising And Feed Costs Are Dropping Rising butterfat prices and lowered feed costs are rapidly dispelling some of the gloom that has enshrouded the dairy situation, accordiug to R. M. Turner, State College extension conomist. The usual seasonal rise which failed to arrive in September, October and early November is now developing in the face of reduced supplies. The controlling factor in the ,resent situation has not been over- ,reduction, but under consumption, especially in fluid milk. Although there are about four per cent more dairy cows on farms in the United States than there were a year ago, the lighter feeding on account of low butterfat prices, is largely re- sponsible for the reduced supplies. Unless butterfat prices show unusual increases, little change in the rate of feeding (lairy cow is expected. Pro- duction of butter in Washington dur- ing September was about 13 per cent less than for September 1931. Feed Prices Dow'n The feed situation for dairymen who must buy a portion of their feed is favorable. The average farm price of feed grains in the United States declined 16 per cent from September 15 to October 15. The large volume of wheat on hand and the 14 per cent increase in the four feed crops of corn, barley, oats and sorghum grains will tend to provide ample concen- trates for the dairy rations of the country as a whole. A 25 per cent in- crease in the production of alfalfa in the western states should make the supply ample. Dairymen everywhere are studying their local situation and setup in or- der to carry on despite relatively low prices. Many are reducing costs by raising more home grown feeds, rais- ing better feeds, improving pastures, closer culling of cows and by green feeding in July, August and Septem- ber. Only by efficient management will the dairymen be able to curtail loss- es, maintain good dairy herds and hold their farms and farm homes, points out Mr. Turner. However, they will be in an ideal position to profit when conditions improve. GAS PRICES TAKE 4 CENT TUMBLE Bringfing joy to motorists, gas prices took a 4 cent drop here last Saturday, bringing the price to 21 cents per gallon for white gasoline and 24 cents for ethyl anti super- gasolines. This is the lowest price asked for gas here and at other Okanogan val- ley points for several months. The drop is not attributed to one of the periodic gas wars but to a seasonal decline. CREDITORS RECEIVE BANKRUPT NOTICE Notices to creditors have been sent out in the case of H. L. Washburn who was duly adjudicated bankrupt on November 18, 1932. The. first meeting of the creditors will be held at the office of Daniel S. Evans, Referee in bankruptcy, in Wenatchee on December 9, 1932. TAKE MACHINERY OUT FOR REPAIRS Virgil Stevens and Francis Whi- tinger returned from Spokane Wed- nesday night, bringing back a part of a rock crusher which they took to that city for repairs, last Thursday. The part, weighing about four tons, is used in a rock crusher op- erated by Sampson, Hohner & Ma- lone in the stock-piling work for the Methow Valley road i:nprovement.