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IUIII IIlIl|l I I !1 J rr HERALD - REPORTER OFFICIAL PAPER FOR THE TOWNS OF BREWSTER, PATEROS and BRIDGEP{)RT i 6900Buy Christmas Seals The annual sale of Christmas seals now in progress throughout the Nation affords everyone of us an opportunity .to help in the fight against tuberculosis. ,Ever since 1907 wlen Christ- mas seals were first sold, the mon- ey contributed has aided enor- mously in the humanitarian effort to combat this disease. Thousands of persons, both children -and adults, have been helped and re- stored to normal, healthy lives. The underrivileged have been given aid which they would other- wise hae been denied because Of the expense involved. When you buy Christmas seals you not only contribute to the ,physical well being of the Nation but you give expression to the good will toward our fellow men and toe hope for a better world which are the very essence of the Chris'.nas spirit. Don't fail to buy yours today! VOLUME NO. 45 i ]Bears Beat i Mansfidd 24- 22 [ The Brewster Bears won a hard I fought nener 24-22 from the Mansfield Kernels last Friday SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR BooSTER NIGHT BIG SUCCESS FOR BAR GRANGE . Bar Grange had their Booster Night Saturday, November 24th with about 75 enjoying a Thanks- giving dinner with all the trim- mings. Many thanks go to George BREWSTER, OKANOGAN COUNTY. WASHINGTON. Bad Weather Closes Gamble Mill Wednesday ENTERTAINS BRIDGEPORT GARDEN CLUB night at Mansfield. The Kernels, piayed host in a nip and tuck con- test which kept the fans in a di- ther all the way. At the half the local five-held a one point lead with ,the total tal- ties at that time adding up 18-17. In the first period it looked le a high scoring battle but both of- fensives slowed up considerably during, the second half. ' Each team totaled ten field goals and the victory margin was gained via the free throw mute. Fred Bell, experienced center, and mainstay of the hdme "town club, accounted for 10 of the win- ning 24 points and handled the backboard assignment well. Jack Winans, guard, turned in a ea- able performance and was respon- si,ble for 7 ,points in the victory column. Eddy Pariseau, forward, substituting for Arnie Bohringer, played a fine floor game and gaied 6 points for the Bears with 3 field goals. Arnie was confined to bed with flu and a sprained ankle. A i sprained ankle likewise kept' Mc,- P T I Grath, Mnsfleld scorer, out of 0MM[N I II / I the game. ' i " I I I Coach Pariseau gambled On in- ' V iexpenenced Bill Bender, substi- Hello, folks! And we're sorry ttuting him in the closing minutes we missed you last week but we ]and was well pleased with the lads aye hoping, ineidently, that ab-]account. sence makes the heart grow fond-] Lack of proper condition was "very apparent during the second And we're thinking we're all very lucky that we can still buy Victory Bonds. :Eer stop to think how grateful some people in this old world of ours would be for that privilege - and it is a priv- i :': the mmmllW-the S basket'rschedu-le.- Hats off to the proprietors of the Bohemian too for their handy business cards which carry a pocket size schedule Nice gestures ! O- And while we're on the subject of sports lets take a deep breath and consider where we fit in. We are all ardently behind our boys but lets be behind them in the right way. Whether ve're sup- porting the Bears here or as guest of other schools, lets show every- one we're the best group of good sportsmen there. If you once tried refereeing a basketball game at the speed its played today - once would be enough. The officials do the best they ,can. We do our boys harm as well' as our town. The highest praise that could come to us is to have it said that we're good aports. Let's be just that! er. o ,period of the Bears encounter. Johnson, Kernel scoring ae, tied with Bell on scoring honors and turned in a fine all around game. Schmidt of Mansfield officiated. R FG FT 3 2 F . 0 I S 0 0 0 lliams. F 0 0 B.. Benr. F 0 0 D. Williams, G 0 0 otals 10 4 MANSFIELD W. McClure. F 1 0 2 T. Tupling, F 1 0 2 D. Johnson, C 5 0 10 J. Rose. G 0 2 2 D. Rose, G. 3 0 S Totals 10 2 22 The Brewster Bears wl travel to Pateros Thursday'evening, De- cember 6th Local talk has it that the Pateros aggregation is one to worry about and Coach Pariseau is far from confident. The Bears are working out hard to improve condition. The first home game will l:ge next Tuesday night when they play Riverside. Okanogan Creamery Celebrates 25th Birthday The Okanogan Creamery an- nounces in this issue of the Her- We just want to express 9ur laid-Reporter that December 1945 sympathy to the bereaved of me lmarks the 25th anniversary of areterribleprettyChelanfutile buttragedY'their Words business for that firm: This Oka- srrw [hogan concern was the first large is ours. [commercial creamery in the coun- -o- Can't help but get the Christ-[ty and pioneered the cold locker mas spirit with Brewster's streets 1boxes for the public. The business is owned by Mrs- TP s .t 0 all dressed up with lights. Hats off to the folks in Pateros for their interest in a Youth Cen- ter. We're still hoping for one right here in Brewster, too. These teenagers of ours will bear the burden of keeping the peace. Only healthy thinking can do that, and ]ealthy play is one of' the steps to sound thinking. O Never thought we'd see the day but it finally came out. Th OPA hopes to hold prices. We knew they'd been hoping for a long time. o We can't let the weather off too easily either,, folks. If the snow doesn't stop melting we're going, to dust off our water wings .. seriously cosider how much we have to Offer in the way of arrphibious improvements for the now land bound automobile. 0 If you think there might be a little bungling and adroit buck assing going en in Washington, D. C., let your Congressman know  it. Remember such issues as mili- tary training and foreign policy come right home to YOU. Your boys do the fighting Your repre- sentatives can't act the way you wih unless your wishts are known ! sers Ullrich and Fleehner of elm, nogan and Fred Byers of Tonas- ket. CiViC LEAGUE RESUMES MEETINGS NEXT THURSDAY Civic League will meet next Thursday, December 13th, with the hostesses, Mrs. Walker and Mrs. Stranne. It is hoped there will be a good attendance as this is the first meeting after apple harvest and plans will be made for the Christmas party. An unfortunate epidemic of the mumps is interrupting the educa- tion of pupils of the lower grades. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Goehry and son spent last week-end in Spo- kane. Jimmy Wick has gone to Wen- atchee to live with Mr: and Mrs. Bert Wick. Inez Barkbr has taken a posi- tion vacated by Marie Starzmrm in the Brewster Branch of the National Bank of Commerce. Mrs. Scott Hull received word i Tuesday that Lt. Hull arrived in New York that day.He left France on Nov. 17th. He expects to be lhome soon. Lucus who furnished the turkeys The Gamble Mill /was tem4aor- arily shut down Wednesday due for the ,big event. I to the heavy snow in the woods The program consisted of pre-[and at the mill. Tlere was ap- sentation of the flag, singing Of]proximately two feet of snow. on The Star Spangled Banner, a Tab- Paradise Hill making: it impessible leau - Four-square Grange, song, to supply the mill with logs. If three girls, poem, duet .by Joyee Wilson and Gevie Washburn, solo by Mildred Pasley and song by "Rastus" and "Hezzie." Dr. and Mrs. Stout showed a number of reels and slides. They have some very interesting pic- tures and they must be seen to be appreciated. Their /picture showing them bringing a sick patient oat of a snowbound country shoved that they are' real pioneers and go through no matter what the wea- ther. They showed some wonderful pictures of deer and wild game and many pictures of beautiful country, waterfalls, lakes, streams etc. They also had a comic for chil- dren and the Derby Day Parade, which Martha Gebbers brought, over. This picture is very colorful and we found many familiar faces" in it. Dancing followed the program. Our regular meeting was held at the new hall November 27th. We elected officers as follows: Master, Carrie Lindquist, Over- seer, Blanche Pasley, Lecturer, Mildred Pasley. Stewart Duane Johnson, A. S., Charles Townsend, Chaplain, Easter Hansen, treasur- er, Herb IAndquist, secretary, Ed- na Pasley, G. K., Red Washburn, C., Rose Gone, P., Gevie Wash- burn, F., Katherine McCllen, L.A. S., Shirley Washburn, H.E., Dor- othy Kimball, Ex. Com., Clarence i:.."hhd o: and mu- sician, Barblea lasle}..- It was voted to have a bali suplr with a dance on: December 15th. Everyone urged to make ti a big success. P.-T.A. Sponsors Frozen Foods Film A special meeting of the Brew- ster P.-T.A. has been scheduled for Wednesday evening, Decem- ber 12th at 8 p.m. at the School weather conditions improve and the roads can be opened up, the mill will resume operations, other- wise it will be closed down till spring. The mill has continued to run under very difficult conditions the past 90, days. They have faced a severe labor shortage as wel as bad weather. They have only con- tinu'ed in operation due to the lo- cal need for lumber, and realizirtg that new buildings under con- strtlction and anticipating comple- tion, an attempt has been made to keep mill going even though oper- ations were eut in half. The mill has had a long run this season and furnished many of the apple boxes for this locality. During the shut down needed re- pairs are being made Whenever weather conditions: will permit logging will be done this winter. The factory and planing de- partments will have a few more days run, until'the logs are all used. Courthouse News Wm. H. Ehlers, county treas- urer, /purchased Tuesday, $50;,000 of Treasury Certificates of In- debtedness, with current expense funds; $5,500 of Series F Bonds, with P.U.D. moneya; and $2,000 Treasury 2 Vz per cent bonds for the Alta Vista Irrigation District. Credit for the last named wil'l go to Okanoganf but" the first two purclmaea will be pro-rated to the va, lous ..towns of ,the county. The countyaudit---r Sold approx- imately $30,0{}0 of strte timber, and some state timber land, Tues- day, December 4th. The first two days after auto licenses were put on sale, the county auditor's office issued al- most-200 car licenses besides the truck licenses. gymnasium, when the sound film  "Keep It Frozen" produced by the Frigidaire company Wit1 be shown. Mrs. James Sonstelie, who is in charge of the home economics de- partment will assist in the/presen- tation and will conduct a discus- sion on the proper methods of se- lecting, packaging, freezing, de- frosting ad serving of frozen foods. The film is in full color and will be interesting as well as edu- cational. Everyone is invited to attend. Two Games Scheduled For P. T. T. Next Week Bolsteret by the addition of veterans Harlan Faris and Don Marsh, the Pateros Town Team is ready for two basketball games next wek. On Monday night they play Mansfield there, and on Wednesday night, December 12th, they play Brewster here. With two victories already un- der their belts: Pateros is trying to schedule a game with one of the Wenatehee city league teams. Wins German Gun In the last Bopd drive the Bar precinct committee with Mrs. Ber- tha Berry chairman and Mrs. A. Cruden assisting, succeeded its quota by the largest percentage of any precinct in the county and has been given the German gun which was offered for that achievement Blaine Waggl S-1C, has re- ceived his honorable discharge from the Navy. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Atkinson" of Twisp vere in Brewster on-busi- ness last week. The wartime hangers with the ,, metal wishbone and cardboard lower bar are better for trouser- hanging than the regular wire ones The cardboard prevents creases. A marriage license was issued by the auditor to Irving L. Sasse of Omak and Margaret Roberts of Conconully; to Laurie Dennis and Pauline Johnson, both of Omak and to Paul Filbeck and Ruth Seyler, both of Oroville. Hazel McKie has begun actipn for divorce from Robert McKie. They were narried in 1922, and have two minor children Divorce proceedings were begun in 1943, on a cruelty charge. They we reconciled, but now plaintiff is continuing the divorce action. She asks $150 costs Of case, and $75 a month support money for the children. Grover D. Allen has begun ac- tion for divorce from Barbara E. Allen. They were married in Cal- ifornia in August 1944. She is in Montana and he in the Navy. A pro/perty settlement has been a greed upon. An interlocutory decree of div- orce was granted Tuesday in Su- perior Court by Judge Wm. C. Brown, to Leonard Honey from Josephine Honey. They were mar- ried in Okanogan in 1930. There are no children. A property settle- ment was agreed upon. Petition for letters of adminis- tration for:the estate of Frank Wick has been filed by the widow, Muriel Wick. There are no other heirs and she asks the property be set aside for her in lieu of a home stead. Dorothy Thomsen has filed ac- tion for divorce from Moritz M. Thomsen, charging cruelty, and asking restoration of her maiden name, Dorothy' Mattison. They were married in Dalhart, Texas in January 1944 and separated i March !1945. A property settle- ment has been agreed upon, sub- jct to eonflrrction by the court. Mrs. Myrtle Gambl'e, Morrell Hull and Genelle Wagg were Oka- nogan visitors T:aursday. DECEMBER 6, 1945 The Bridgcport Garden Club met at the home of Mrs. S. J Slade Friday afternoon with Mrs. Clyde Ham as hostess. A /potluck luncheon was enjoyed by Mrs. Ed Wilson, Mrs. Earl Mackey, Mrs. Don Rosenoff, Miss Olga Peterson Mrs. Herman Willms, Mrs. Wade Troutman, Mrs. Wilfred Shaw, Mrs. S. J. Slade and Mrs. Clyde Ham, club members and guests, Mrs. H. Wendlandt, Mrs. C. R. Conklin, Mrs. Etbert Conklin, Mrs C. B. Lamoreux, Mrs. Tom Hun- ford and Miss Doris Slade. The hostess ,pinned jokes to each napkin which were read and each told what she most enjoyed in her garden last year. The next fiaeeing will be a Christmas party with exchange of gifts. Growers Credit Corp. Open Brewster Office The Growers Credit Corpora- tion, which was organized to re- place the RACC, has coened a temporary office in Brewster in the building formerly occupied by the Labor Office. The RACC have closed their Brewster office and transferred all their files to the Okanogan of- flee, and Karl Clendenin, who re- signed his position in the RACC, is in charge of the new Growers Credit Corporation office. PATEROS GRANGE ELECTS OFFICERS Pateros Grange 949 met in re- gular session on Tuesday evening. Officers were elected for the en- suing year as follows: Bill Mc- Alvey, Master; George Htmkins, Overseer; Lecturer, D. Ludeman; Steward, J. F. Stivers; Assistant Steward, Gerald C0ffleld; Trees- urer, J. Ulrich; Secretary, H. Mil- ler. Gatekeeper, Wm. Smith; Ceres, Ruby Moore; Pomona, Bonnie Barbee; Flora, Lillie Countryman Lady Assistant, Alice McAlvey; ,Executive committee for one year lmer Herr; Home Ec. Chairman, Mrs. Lulu Mearns. Committees were appointed ad ,plans were made for a Christmas partywith tree, treats and Santa Claus for the children. The exact date to be set at the next regular meeting which will be held Decem ber 1 lth. New Officers For Horizon Club Brand new Horizon Club offi- cers were elected last week'as fol- lows: President, Audree C1enden- in; Viee-oresident, Lynn Runyon; Secretary, Joyce Cook; Treasurer Iren Sampson; and Scribe, Kay Goehry. Ever since our organization last GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY spring, we have been fulfilling our "pledge" work to make us el- igible as a part of the national Horizon Club program. Now that we have completed the prelimin- aries we are planning a formal in- itiation and installation by candle- FHA LOANS NOW AVAILABLE Pre-war financing facilities un- der the FHA program are again available to Brewster home ow- ners who postponed repair, im- provement or modernization of their properties because of war- time restri,ctions. All restrictions on loans for re- pairs and improvements were re- moved and all limitations on the use of materials for such put, poses were lifted on "October 15. This means that qualified lend- ing institutions now can resume making loans under the peacetime regulations of FHA's Title I oper- ations. Such loans may be for a maximum amount of $2,500 and run for a maximum Verm. of three years repayable in monthly in- stallments. BREWSTER TOWN TEAM TAKES FIRST GAME OF SEASON The Brewster Town Team de feated the Mansfield club on the home floor last night in an excit- ing contest which finished 34 - 33. Kittel and Bodie played fine all :around games with Bodie tossing in the winning bucket in the final moment of play. Glessner was the shot happy star of the Mansfield five with 8 field goals to his credit. The Townies will travel to Pa- teros for their next engagement on December 12th. To date the Pateros hoopsters are rated a fast high scoring aggregation and the fortheoming .game should prove mighty interesting. Attends BirKday Party Mrs. W W. Howard attended a party at the Schallow home in O- kanogan last week given by Mrs. Schallow and Mrs. A. J. Nickle in honor of the .birthday of Mrs. J. W Hill of Tonazket: Besides Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Guy Summers, Mrs, Carlos Ridge and Mrs. R. W. Faro chef were there fromTonasket, Mrs. Clay Fruit of Nespelem, Mrs. Howard from Brewster and the hostesses. Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Howard received the honors at bridge. Pateros Town Team Takes Mansfield A near-capacity crowd saw the first town team clash of the win, NUMBER 23 IAbout The State Of Washington By Guy LaFollette Congressional Committee Approve. Ftmds For l rrion Projects ._ Olympia, December comes from Washingtorti i appropriations committee: House of Representatives has al ,proved the full ten million dollars for develo/ping irrigation in the Colu_hda Basin project as well as one million six hundred fifty thousand dollars for the comple- tion of the Rosa project in gIie Yakima Valley Thes e appropriations will pro- vide funds for constructing canals and structures and will go far in the ,program to increase the irri- gated acreage in the central part of the state. While :allowing the appropria- tions for the irrigation projects the committee rejected a request for almost a miliion dollars for housing and development of tour- ist features of the projects. Construction, which now seems assured will include some four thousand miles of main and secon- dary canals, four earth fill dams, a pumping plant and irrigation works near Pasco, a huge pump- ing plant :at the dam at Coulee anki 'a " f{ed canal that will be as large as a river, leading from the /purnps to the Grand Coulee. The project will  proitably employ thousands of persons within the next few months. Plan Suggested For Improving Conditions In Institution Arthur S. Cory, member of the House of Representatives flom Lewis County, suggests some much needed improvements in the !matter of providing help in our state institutions. In commenting on this subject Mr. Cory says, "Barbers have to have a licens'e to cut hair k oli- .... qualify for a, !:: , our nepzes __ : !. ,, fined In state mstit.u-ons. ' ......... A statement on the situation as Mr. Cory Sees jt follows: "The State of Washington, having under its direct charge more than 11,700 inmates in its penal, reformatory aad charitable institutions, and having appro- priated over ten million four hun- dred thousand dollars for the bi- ennium 1945-47 for salaries, wages and operation thereof, and with millions of dollars invested in grounds, buildings and equip- ment (with much additional funds also badly needed) should also by law establish that the personnel (Continued On Pag 2) ter season. Veteran hoopster Fred Everbusch scored 13 ,points to Want Youth Center NOW lead the Pateros Town Team .to a[ 27-18 victory over Mansfield on I Youth will not be stayed, and Wednesday night at Pateros - cur- the bevy of high school girls who rently the most torrid basketball descended upon the town council town m" NCW. lstirred up not only a welcome di- ". .... version hut the seed of an idea The Pateros eam, ouIlt arounu ........ " ..... . . __ . . . Iney wan - no maer wny or 2i Iormer nlgn scnool stars Iresn ou  i" .... " " h poss me - sompiace,, anypIace, of khaki, are considered top fhg t " .... h ............. wflere all OI ; e young peoples or- materaai o olier StllI conl1on . . ..... gamzatlons can meet ano eat or o any town zeam [o crop up an ........ ....... :aance or pary. 'rney wan[ i now. me pleK up crcuI - ' " [Now is the time to raise the mon- Darel Branscom, former Mans ! . "iey. Maybe some organization can field H1 stax home on furlough, I gather the proper momentum and light and set a tentative date as displayed a razzle-dazzle flr interest of all other organizations game Workmg smoothly under d iv December 7th. The Wenatchee " "  i and r" e this idea, no one con- [the basket, Branscom fed the bal [deans it to fulfillment and Pateros Horizon Club girls [and screened for short, shot-auk-[ _._' ________m__ will be our guests as the ten Brew- [ing Loren Glessner who scored 1! | ster girls receive their member- [point s for the losers. [NEW C.OACH FOR ship pins.__ Starting lineup for Pateros .was p. H, S. Stennes, McAlvey, Evertsbusch, [ .... -- Pot-Luck For Bridgeport c. MiUer and L. Miller. Substi-[ Hometowner Bert Stennes, late P. - T.A. tutes: J. Neff, G. Neff and Lewis. t of A,A.F., will pilot the Pateros The P.-T.A. is having a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. at its next re- gular meeting Friday, Dec. 7th. Sgt. Joe McCauley has accepted an invitation to attend and will addre the meeting. Each one is to pay a penny for each inch of waist measure, the money to be applied on the sound projector fund for the school. Everyont is invited. Seeks Divorce Eva Rosetta Hardy has filed ac- tion for divorce from Charles L. Hardy, alleging cruelty. They were married at. Okanogan in Sep- tember 1941, and have a son, Chas 3 years old, who is with plaintiff at Twisp. There is no community property. Plaintiff asks custody 0f minor chitd, $50 a month sup- port money, and $125 attorney fees and court costs. Starters for Mansfield were Gles-iHigh basketball team as of De- sner, Brett, Thomsen, Branscomicember 1st. H replaces Coach and Hansen. Substitutes: R Them Jenkins, whose resignation fr5m sen, Wall and Beard the school faculty is effctive at Christmas. Bert is one of the , [mainstays on the town basketball MAKE P.H.S. HONOR ROLL" team and a leader in the develop- l ment of Pateros-Brewster municI- Honor roll for the Patems High pal airport. School for the first nine weeks of [ gHOPPlNG school wa as follows: Freshmen, Bill Baker, Ferot[ WEEK6' Jess, Ethel Loop, Delores Fender:[ Sophomores, Wanda West, Dar-] lene Harmon, Bob Walter. ![ i Juniors, Doris Darlington, Del-] ores Langley, Eleanor Ludeman. [ Seniors, Wilma Baker, Marie I Huekins, Lewis Miller. [ "Beware of entrance to a quar- i rel; but being in, bear't, that the opposed may beware of thee." [ " ,L From the Immortal Bill, folks, ! a' ...... land we'd like to send copies to our.] " i l [U. S. Ambassadors. I -='==r===''m