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SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT• REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED• 1879 Goldendale\-Washin on, Thursday, May 23, [935 Vol. 56. No. 21 MARRIES ;GETS IN DAY JAM TELL THE STORY E~kRLY GOIA~ RESIDENT, CELE- FII~II~H ANNIV~R- MINISTER Robert Bellou Skipworth, minis- Episcopal church station near Gladstone, 82nd street road crosses Pacific railroad tracks, mty, Ore., celebrated anniversary" as a minister, in Goldendale dur- days. He now resides at E. Ave., Portland. The very reminiscences in furnished for the Sen- letter to the writer. "Potash and Perlmut- was related to the writer Eugene B. Wise, ex-union who had "done time" early day sheriff end his deputy, R. D. pioneer Goldendale story was confirmed in while the early day Jew- was in Gold'endale on a The letter of Rev. Skip- quoted: converted and joined the Church in Goidendale, in 1881. I w~ just past Dawson Wins of age. I was never a reg- in Klickitat county. From' I was presiding elder and~ tulmrintendent of The Dallas Glen Dawson, running for the Tulsa Skelly club, defeated Glenn Cunning- ham, called the fastest man in the world, in the special mile run at the Kansas reiays in Lawrence, Kan. Daw. son won with a home-stretch dash and was timed at 4:17.4. Interest Rate on Farm L ans Reduced included all of Klick-i The name of this office! by l~w of the church incumbency. For six years, capacity as presiding at times in the pul- fall the Methodist EpiseoI~l Klickitat county. I arrived in Goldendale in 1880, the Sentinel was the published there, as Captain W. A~ Wash founding the Goldendale~ lie offered me a job as prin- I went .to work on issue and continued for 20 ,When I left Goldendale to University, Salem, a view to entering the rain- was ord~ned' a minister in l entire ministry of 50 years in Oregon, Washing- Idaho. about ~ the ~ple in a half century or more that still s~nd out in are John Golden, founder the Perrotts, Millers, Schuster, Dun~rs, Eshelmans, Van All- Capt. Nathan Norris men and firms were & Sickel, Lowenberg & Fine Jews, great met- fine stores such as we do ~w-a-days in country towns. Mr. Cummings, the village black- on Page Two. The new interest rate on Land Bank loans made through ~.nd In- dorsed by the Gcldendale National F~rm Loan Aseociation of Golden- dale. Washington, is 4i per cent and not 4i per cent, according to secre- tary-treasurer C. E. Crooks. "The reduction to 4t per cent ap- plies on all new loans closed through our as~ciation after April 10, as the result of the Lend Bank's ability to market a new issue of its bonds to the investing public on a 3| per cent interest basis. The bank's lending rate on new association-approved loans may not exceed by more than l 1 per cent the rate of interest borne by the bonds last issued by this co- operative mortgage institution. "The new 41 per cent r~te is the lowest in agricultural hi6tory and many local farmers who are paying a higher rate on mortgages held by other lenders uow have the opportu- nity of refinancing on a lower scale." Mother-Daughter Ban- quet Pleasant Affair TOWNSEND REVOLV- ING PENSION CLUB Idaho Residents Bring their Fancy Sheep FORMED HERE MANY ATTEND MEETING EIGHT SIGNA~YRE8 SHORT OF HAVING REQUIRED TO ORGANIZE; TIhLM[IN)RARY OFFICEB8 ARE SELECTF, D : Lacking but eight signers to total the one hundred necessary for a permanent organization, enthusiasts of the Townsend Revolving Pension plan assembled et the courthouse last Friday evening and elected offi- cers for ~t temporary organization, which will become permanent at the next meeting on June 7. These offi- A deal was closed last week whereby Ray Densley, of Montpelier, Idaho, purchased the former John }ration 480 acre farm in Crofton Prairie. The sale was made by Ed- ward Abeiing. Mr. Densley is a breeder of regis- tered Hampshire sheep and brought ]00 head with him. HAs foundation ~ock of a ram and two ewes. Game from the J. C. Penney farm et White Plains, N. Y. The ram cost $300 and the ewes $185 each. At the same time, he bought some ewe lambs at $50 each from Mt. Hagen, Anaconda, Montana, an& from Mlnnie Miller, Thousand Springs, Idaho. These breeders are among the most noted in the United States. Mr. DenMey's present ram came from Jess Loader, Wendell, Idaho, i for which $250 was paid, in 1934, as a lam~. He won three champion- cars were: H. W. Mort, tempor~rylships last year and was champion at president; E. C. Cole, temporary vicei Ogden, Utah, this year. president; R. M. Spoon, temporaryI One of the ewes bought in 1929 secretary, and J. H. Allyn, temporary! from Mt. Hagen, as e lamb, has been treasurer. [a champion nine times. She again It is expected by those closely[ was champion in January this year aligned with the movement for a1 at Ogden, and has never been de- club here that as many as 125 sign-] fasted when shown. Every lamb this ers will rally to the next meattng.I ewe Ires had has been a champion Permanent officers will be elected at and she is among the sheep brought this time and the organization will from Idle. A son of Mr. Densley's, be in full swing with e gradually in- Delores, won the Rosel~wn Hump- creasing membership aa the plan gains in favor. The gosl of 100 sign- era was reached Friday evening this week, according to Mr. Spoon. J. A. Rochfor@, Yakima attorney and assistant state organizer of Townsend clubs, was present at the Friday meeting and explained various phases of the plan. The membership fee to the club is 25 cents, which goes for the purchase of e pamphlet issued by the ~ttonal headquarters explaining the Townsend plan in de- tall. Anyone, young or old is eligible to sign up. In addtion to the locL1 partisans of the club, there was a delegation present from Bingen and White Sol- men to listen in on the meeting with a view to organizing a club in that secton of the countY. Included in the group were: Dr. J. S. Courtney, Dr. Jewett, Mrs. Courtney, Mrs. Moore, C. L. Colburn, all of Whtte Salmon, ~nd J. A. Henderson, Rufus Byrkett end Harvey Berner, of Bingen; also J. H. McCoy and wife, of ~land~. VandeVaater Better Ehrman Vande VanIer, who un- derwent a mastoid operation at The ~Dalles hospital early last week, is reported as recovering, but he will not be able to receive visitors un- til Saturday. COMMENCEMENT EX- Ni,,d, Sowl,, WHEAT BOARD OF- ERCISES FOR G. H. S. FOR COMING WEEK BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY BANQUI~ ON WEDNI~DAY WITH CO~fl~, NC~M~NT PItOGRAM FRIDAY NIGHT; FINE PRO- GRAM HAS BEEN AHBANGED Commencement aetlvlties for Gold- endale high school are scheduled for next week, beginning with Baccal- aureate services Sunday evening, May 26th, at the auditorium. The program to be presented is as fol- lows: Voluntary ............................ Jean Sleeper Invocation ..................... Rev. C. E. Hanes Girl's Sextette ............... _Junior Girls "Just for Today" Sermon ......................... Rev. R. H. Allen Selection .................. Girls' Glee Club • Praise Ye the Father" Benediction ...... .~.._Rev. C. E. Hanes The public is invited to attend the services which begin promptly at 8: 00 o'clock. Wednesday evening, May 29, the Senior Class will assemble for a banquet with the faculty and school shire lamb showmanship contest with board members as their guests. There this ewe, at the Pacific International will be speaking and a brief pro- in 1933, in his 4-H work. gram. Mr. Densley has a number of fine Commencement will ~be held Frl- yearling rams which will be of much day evening, May 31. A comple~ interest to local sheepman, program has not yet been arranged. but will be ready for publication by _ _ next week. No outside speaker will Men Attend Walla be pre~ent, as the members of the! • [class plan to handle the entire pro- W.lh AAA M,uxEgram themselves. In place "of t~ usual Comme cement addr~, flv~ members of the Senior Clams wil~ ------- speak. They are: Ruth Keefhaver, The following men from Klick- valedictorian, Eleanor Smith, Saiu- Rat county attended the Booster tatorlan, Frank Knosher, student AAA meeting at Walls Walls Men- body president, Melvin Cable, San~ day, May 20tb: S. F. Ganders and ior class president and Lois Fenton~ M. A. Collins of Bickiston, ahcom-Girls' League president. panied by A. M. Camp, State Wheat Director, who is doing wheat refer- endure work in this county at this time; S. C. Eshelman, of Centervtlle; R. C. Lefever, O. L. Hamilton, C. S. McDowell, and Ernest D. Roe, of Goldendale. Representative off]ciald from Oregon, Washington and Idaho were in attendance. They informed those present of the urgent need for all farmers to write their respective Senators and Congressmen, demand- ing that they support the Agricul- tural Adjustments now pending tn Congress. They say if these amend- ments are def~ated, the farmer will receive an unjust blow directed by The Mother-Daughter banquet held at the Parish Hall Monday eve- Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Richardson the hands of big business, whose in- ning under the auspices of the Amer- and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bridgefarm-' tereets are opposed to those of the lean Legion Auxiliary drew one of the largest attendancee in recent years. Covers were htid for 160 with; every place occupied. The banquet wu served by the ladles of the Cath- olic Altar Society, Mrs. W. H. West, acted as toast- mistress for the banquet. An address of welcome was given by Mrs. Win. Darland; Miss Ruth Keefhaver, high school student, making the response. Mrs. Joel Abshier contributed two vocal solos, Miss Helen Naundorf played two flute solos and Miss Mellta Weldon sang "Mother Machree" as a closing number, dur- ing which the candles were lighted at each plate and the mother and laughter pledges read in unison. Mrs. Allen Bonebrake their fiftieth wedding an- on June 3rdo and have de- d~elt on the relationship of mothers Mrs. John T. Hedges, of Yakima, the speaker of the evening. She have open house that eve- ~d daughters, interspersing her )m 7:30 o'clock on. Their [~lk with many clever anecdotes. ds are cordially invited te ~The committee in charge of the n~ the evening, and should ~angements for the banquet are ~ble to conveniently call on~ ~nuch gratified at its success and evening, Sunday afternoo~ hope that the mothers and dough- ~Ill do. More about this will appear in the next SeaUnel. started Tuesday on the last the Ooldendale-Wahkia-: ning which is expected to be traffic the latter part of sur~aclng will be gravel distance. club, formerly the met yesterday at the Esther Trowbridge for i dinner. A social hour tars will respond in a similar man- ner next year. Mrs. Joe Fry waz chairman of the committee In charge of the banquet. Passes Mrs. Mina Swan, 80, passed away Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clara Cleman, following a heart attack. She Is a pio- neer resident of this section having resided here the past 35 yea~. Five chlldTen survive, four d~ughters and one son. They are: Mrs. Cleman Mrs. Ray Schuster, Mrs. Tom Coulee all of Goldendale, Mrs. Gee. Pauisen Seattle, and Andrew Swan, Golden dale. Services are to be held this afternoon (Thursday) ~t 2:00 p. m. from the Chapman Chapel, Ray. R. H. Allen officiating. An obituary will be published next week. J. W. Fuller closed a deal the past week with J. R. Atktns, wherein the latter purchased a half-interest in to the title ....... his dairy 'business. Mr. Atkins has the l A target shoot also took place been working with Mr. Puller past month. [during the morning. Henry Stegman made the best score and Fred Rtt~ FICIALS URGE VOTE ON REFERENDUM POINTS TO CONSIDER SATURDAY ~vFION I~ IMPORT~ ANT TO I~AP.MEIt8 OF SECTION; L~tGE C~NTINUAN~ 01~" PROGRAM Six important/~cts should be care- fully considez~d by Klickitat coun- ty wheat growers before casting their votes Moy 25 in the national referen- dum on whether the wheat edJu~t~ merit program should be continued, points out S. F. Ganders, Elmer K~tm- holz and J. R. Gately, county allot- ~eor~ ~ (left) of P~hl~ ment committee. While regional smi Frank Lisa of Syracu~ N. Y~ are problems deserve every consideration, shown after doing the almost lmpossb the national situation should be con- bl~. Playing as competitors represent, sidered in voting on the basic prin- l~ Shailcross Ink company, and Mark. son Purniture company, ~flvely, ciples of tt~e program. both robed perfect 800 seers& The first outstanding fact Is that Io far as Is known, this has never be- the former lexge export market con- ~happen~ in the history of bowl, tlnues tc ~ small. Foreign countries have placed high tariffs and quotas .... ~gainst United States wheat. Domes- tic tariffs against foreign goods, make Annual Fish Feed is it difficult for foreign countries to buy United States wheat. Every el- Epidemic Sweeps Country I D .................... UI IIIIII I I [[ • to us Cuts ~mmb Gordon Hill, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. J. I-E Barnes, and student at the local high scl~oel, cut his hand severely last week as he ~vsa cutting wood. The tendon of his thumb wa~ slashed qutte badly and is was thought for a time that he would lose the member~ Successful____.._Ocea inn fort is being made to incre~tse ex- port market~ but the process is slow. Second is the fact that world prices are not materially higher, Two short The fish feed staged at Blockhouse crops have kept this country on a Sunday by the Hunters and Anglers domestic price basis. Unrestricted Club was a pronounced success, Des- prod~ction in the face of the world pite the attractions elsewhere on situation would cause domestic prices that date, a good crowd attended, to reach their previous depressed pos. the people enjoying themselves thor- ition. oughly ~throughout the day~ 500 Third, there is still enough wheat pounds of salmon were served at noon along with coffee, cream and lland' available to produce bumper sugar--all free of charge. [ crepe and surpluses. Drought caused heavy losses, but farmers do not ex- V. B. Bennington, stategame;pact drought every year. commissioner, Walla Wells, state[ Fourth, domestic consumption of representative Fred D. Kemp, Pros- whsat remains relatiVely constant. ser, Judge J. E. Stone. Kelso, an@ Efforts are being made to improve V. F. Toomey, Klickitat. all made the quality and appeal of bakery brief talks. Ray James, director of products. Use of wheat for liv~tock game, Seattle, and Mr. Dunstan. ! feed is ordinarily increased only When hatchery supervisor, of Olympia, i wheat is cheap in relati~ to other were unable to be present.~o~] crops. The liar's contest aroused constd-] Fifth, wheat farmers are ~otected arable interest and a number offt through adjustment payment~ on participants, Ray Hoffidetz qualify-'their domestic allotments, against tug as the champion. It seems that low world export prices, l~arm wheat Saturday evening, a call came from i prices were 30 to 35 cents a bushel Seufert Bros. in The Dallss that they t higher than world prices last year. n were unable to provide the sating Sixth, the dought, while solving for the "feed" the next day. Ray,~some of the immediate surplus prob- quite worried asked Mrs. Hoffidctz lems has not changed the fun- what he should do about it. Acting:damental cause of the wheat pro- upon her advice he departed forf gram, the large potential wheat acre- ea:ghtughtthe Lyle the next morning, it age end" difficulty of re-opening ex- 500 pounds of salmon, br port markets. home, cleaned it and had it at the If wheat growers do not vote in Goldendale Bakery In time to be ~avor of the wheat plan. no other baked for the event. None of the /program will be available to them other contestant's disputed his right and they will again enter the ruin- schke, second. Foot and novelty races for the children also took place, with horseshoe pitching for whose who felt equal to the exertion. Music was furnished throughout the day by the high school band and the sound car loudspeaker carried the speeches and announcements more clearly through- out the ground~ Sometimes in the spring, an old man's fancy turns ~o thoughts of love. But it usually takes the wrong turn. Goldendah Drops Opening Ball Game Ooldendale received it~ first de- feat in the county league series when tt lost Sunday to Centerville on the local field. The score was 12-6, CentervHle making thirteen hits and thirteen runs and Golden- dale 8 hits and 6 runs. Trout Lake lost its third game in the series to Klickttat, 3-0 and Lyle took Camp Seven 14-12. Lyle made 23 hits and Camp Seven 19 hits. The standings of the various teams ere as follows: Won Lost Pet. Klickitat • 0 1;000 Goldendale 2 1 0.660 Camp Seven I 2 0.333 Lyle I 2 0.233 Centerville I 2 9.388 Trout Lake 0 3 0.009 The game~ next ~unday are: Camp Seven at Centerville, ~olden- dale at Lyle and Klickltat at Trout Lake. ousiy low price period as in 1932. to compete with low prices of other na- tions on a world market. High School Band to Play Friday Night The high school band will have street concert Friday night, to which everybody Is invited to attend. It is probable the Goldendale Band light- ing arrangement aa well as the scat~ will be used for the occasion. The program for the evening will be ss follows: March, "Bestir" ,..._.~..J.J. Riehards Serenade. "'Moonbeams" J. Rlchards March. "Conclave" .....-.Joseph Johns Overture, "Kanopolis" . ........ Richards Intermezzo, "'Clear Sky" ..... Rlchards Waltz, "Roses and Orchids" _King Serenade, "Fond Hearts" . ....... King March, "Apollo" ~ ......................... King March, "Monmouth"... Taylor Irmts Clyde Simpson, director This closes the activities of the high school band for the present school year. ~ F'zMd Ed Warns. ~ herder for Roberts Bros., Portland concern, up- peared before A. T. Byars, ~ustlce, MondaY, on a charge of trespas~ag on lands leased by George ~arner south of Potatoe Hill. He pleaded gutlty and was fined twenty-dollars and costs. Read and m the classified adVer- tlsements in The ~mUneL