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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED, Established 1879 Goldendale, Washington, Thursday, December 12, [935 Vol. 56. No. 50 LOSE LIVES IN TRAIN WRECK AT GATEWAY STATION SUFFER INJURIES TWo S. P. & S. Ry. trainmen were and three others injured last when five cars of a work crashed int~ a slow-moving "ht train at Gateway, Oregon, on Oregon Trunk Line between and Bend. The dead were P.J. Gallagher, of the train, Wishram, Wash. and AI- Hewes, helper on the work train tr: lia, Wash. The injured were H. Westergard, rail inspector; A. Corey, roadmaster• and Earl Lee• Mr. and Mrs. los. McGee, of "a house car attached the work train, suffered from ~'k and ,bruises when their car nt~ red from the crash. The cars which crashed had been to an extra freight en to Bend. Oregon, which hauled Advisory Board Or- ganizes Four Projects Representatives of organizations, business interests and public offices in Klickitat county met Thursday evening last week with Leroy A. Rogers, assistant state director of the National Youth Administration for the purpose of organizing a Coun- ty Advisory Committee. Those pre- sent were: Mrs. Sue Morehead, coun- ty superintendent of schools; Miss Mary Van Vactor, county nurse; Mrs. Laura Collins, president Mid- Columbia Federation Women's Clubs; Paul Johnson. superintendent Goldendale schools; Mrs. Tel Brat- ton; Mrs. Joel Ahshier; Mrs. Merle Hurd; Mrs. May Root, Democratic Committeewoman and city treasurer; Miss Miriam Eddie; Miss Blossom Hardin and Miss Thelm~a Pearson. The County Advisory Committee functions in connection with the National Youth Administration or- i ganization, constituting the machin- ery by means of "which the Youth Administration sounds local senti- ment and determines what kind of program is necessary or desirable in each county. The committee func- tions in two ways. First, it advises the district and state offices of the Youth 'Administrat~n as to local needs and assists in writing the pro- OFFICERS FROM LAND BANK OUT- LINE NEW PLANS VISITORS MEET DIRECTORS COUNTY FEDERAL LOAN ASS'N. TO HAVE PO%VERS RESTORED; C. E. CPA)OKS IS LAND BANK REclinE NT AGENT A meeting was held last Thursday by directors of the Klickitat Valley National Farm Loan Association, which was attended by A. W. Behrens, e~istent treasurer, and J. C. McCaustland, assistant secretary of the Federal Land Bank, Spokane. This is the first of a series of meetings planned by the Federal Land Bank for the purpose of out- lining new policies of the organiza- tion-with the idea in mind of re- turning the responsFpiltty of the handling 'and servicing of loans end other general business of the be~k to the association. During the stress of times the bank assumed the handling of its business through its representatives, there being consid- erable detail which the association TIMELY TOPICS ARE DISCUSSED AT THE TUESDAY MEETING HOMER BEALE PRESIDES SEVERAL SPEAKEP,~ AT HEGU- LA.R CHAMBER OF OOMM~RCE SEALS An interesting meeting of the Goldendale Cl~aml~r of Commerce was held Tuesday evening at Mac's Care, where a six-thirty dinner was served. There were several speakers More Weeks during the evening end topics of T o $ h o p ge,erai interest were dis.cussed. Vice President Homer Bealo was toast- Imaster end introduced the speakers. White Creek t2.,,,, "'a I L.A.D.ncan. of The D lles, who i has been actively interested in. the is &l I.. tt_ : J newzv vrqan,zeulwork of the boosters of that com- ~ $ J munity to secure a port district, told " of their work and how finally they A new Grange was organized last had the "funds and; were going along t~rtday night, December 6th at the well with the enterprise. He men- Oak Grove school hou~ with thirty- tinned the marked increase in lend six charter members, values adjacent that might .be re- The new Grange takes the name quired for port facilities. Raw beach of "White Creek Grange" named af- land that comes under the program tar a creek by that name in that is quoted at five hundred dollars an up the gorge to Gateway at five acre ha " • vicinity t t has 'oeen practically worth- Wednesday. The frezght pulled " less Mr ~g broke, allowing the five cars to the program, but remains in the loan associations, also a secretary Ce .fl C. . .................................... ,.- ,-- " " The organization work was done Norman Martlnsen, deputy county uown graue While tne tramoacK~;rou,u aHQ encoura~;e,, rue,u-tr--- -r"-'~- - "-" ............ ir cal -e--le to t-k- "he lead ensureozthe master assoczatzon by Chester W. Hill, Deputy Master engineer, reported on the survey of w- siena helplessly oy lHe a V t,V a e t . of th i ......... '" "- n Mrs Sue "'oreh -d c-" nt- su--r e Goldendale Nat onal Farm for Klickitat County who was as- the proposed Goidendale-Glenwood ires zauea to nOl(! ann tne me . m ea , ou y pe - Loan Asso latin --h --e -- .......... he intendantwas elects,t ,,ermanent c n. ]" e om r assocm- sisted on the night of organization road, stating that the county hoped -~d and soon they roared around secretary, field man for the ;ederal Land Ba k - . $ , $40,000 ......... Pro'acts - b r-ani-ed b- "h- n . gee is the estimated cost of moving the yes an(l along stralgntaways with j [o e o g ~ y t e The directors of th ""ic ...... " ,, fi 1 committee willrovide for the art e r~ mtat va[- - ' pr~ent bridge one-half mile upstream 'e and more speed crashing na - P P e a io '. ....... 1 y N t hal Farm Loan AssociationHOLIDAY DECORATIONS in an effort to eliminate flood dam into the freight which was mop- zzme employment oz young men ann ...... • ' . ......... wan were zn attenaance at t~e meet- -- age Plans and s ci ; slowly uphill. Men in the two women rrom relier famines. Tne ..... " pe cations are be- - . .......... ingrest Thursaay were: E. c. The Goldendale 13~siness Men's ing worked out at the cou gtnes of the freight mwaculous- several pro3ects [o ~e consmereu zor --h ........... nty engi- escaped injury as did three tran Klickitat county are as follows" T ompsen, H. G. Mcr'nerson, F. L~. Association has made itself responal- nest's office now, with the hope that ' • " " Campbell, O. L. Hamilton and C. A., ble this year for the uniform and the funds for the proposed im rove nts riding in the box cars which Public Service Training Project--- Les,^r ....... . P - .... . " ,~- ettracuve system o[ szree~ uecora- men~ will be available when the Impled at the crasn. The wrecK- County ~urse. Y .... l ~L finns that greets the Iloliday shop are completed . Durst into flames, an(/ was re- - ~ "I • Public Service Training Project ~CH~L~ PAR h ~ed to smoldering ashes despite County Su,~o-i-to,,ao-* --~ ~ . TY per. In an attempt to typify t ei Elmer Bakke• Vancouver business , efforts of the enginemen an(l .............. I Christmas spirit more appropriately:man, and Fred W. Ashton, soil amen," wno" sezzeu ..... a nose ann at-'~ .. PubliCu • . Service_ Training Project--- A Christmas Tree Party with , than in previous years, the associe- ] conservationist chairman of the -,~,~ ~,~ ,~x*~-~,,ioz- it t~o nty Auditor Santa in person will be the program i tion made special arrangements for Goldendale project, also contri.but- • .1 Project for Youth Development--- for the Woman's Association meet- the decorations, hiring a man to ed to the program Mr Bakke oner Efforts ta find the remazns oz] ....... ~ ~ ~ • • v - dlagher and Hewes, who were i~°.mmma unmn High School, White tng, Thursday, December 19th. ldecore.te the electric light standerds lates an auto repair establishment duty and sieenin~, in the bunk i~alm°n" i Santa will read all letters received, and arrange the small trees on either]in Vancouver and he told of busl- at the time ;~ the crash "were l Mr. Rogers signified his inten-t Each member is asked to bring ',side of Main street in an attractivelness conditions and talked briefly ............ ' _ . ;tion of securing the committee a~an inexpensive gift for the gift ex- and uniformmanner The le.r e on certain bases of his I ~mavaHzng• until ins wrecgage nan ~ ........... ~ l • g , P business. |tOOled at noon the following day. izst oz ~oys ann firm m the county change. Members bringing guests IChristmas tree is in the ptcture lMr. Ashton extended an invitation |'l~he second skull was not found un- on relief, in order that the pro-will provide gifts for them. ]again this year on Main street just]to the Chamber of Commerce meta- l jects might be started in the immed- ~ , l ' Ittl midnight. I .......... t Don t miss this for the larger the | off Columbus Avenue. Colored lights] bars and anyone else interested to | Funeral service~ for the deceased l.aze zuture..l~e..plans amo.. to ~eep attendance the more fun to be had. lure to be strung this Week. Falling attend the first annual meeting of In contact With the commltee to as- [~onductor were held at Pasco Fri- . .... Club singing, the old Christmas l In line, a majority of the merchants the Soil Conservation Service to be szst with the program whenever ~ hei o w held at th co h (lay afternoon. He is survived by l r" favorites. Mrs. I. S. Bath will give~h~ave also decorated t r sh p in- e urt ottse in Golden- peas ole ~llis wife and two step-daughters and[ _ " ............ a review of current events. . dows and interiors, arranging dis- dale Friday at 1:00 p. m. • A resolntlon aoopteu Oy the ]~aKl- It son by a previous marriage. Helma ............ Mrs. R. D. Sunderland is hostess, plays distracting enough ~ attract R.D. Sunderland, who has charge group to am)lisa tne ruling that i~esided for many years in Wishrem, ........... ' t the most dubious shopper, of the erection of a suitable menu. aH appztce~ts zor zeneraz az(z must ng with the S. P. & S. Rail- __ ....... Here on Visit [ .... merit tn honor of the late Samuel oe on rellez, was presentea ny Mr and at the time of his death Rogers, the members of the locai Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ho'dgson, of. General Ludendorff says that Ger- Hill, stated he had selected a site serving as pilot conductor on Yakima, spent the weekend in Gold-many should be ruled by a war lord. for the monument he believed would committee voting to affix their signatures. At present young men and women eligible to participate in the "work must be between the ages of 16 and 25, on relief. IIII 8TORE NAME AND 6LOGAN CON'TE81' AP, OUSE8 I:~'R]m~r endale with her parents, Mr. and Well, we might send 'era General be desirable. The place is at the Mrs. 3ohn Coffield. 13ohnson or Smedley Butler. triangle Junction of the highway at 81 ItWon't BeLong Now .............. ID [ [H I [ [ [H [111 ~ [ IIHIIHH[~ .............. o S. P. Allison reports that he Is re- ceiving an enthusiastic response to his request for a new name and slogan for the Chapman Furniture Co., recently purchased by him. Hundreds of entries have been re- ceived from every section of the country, and hundreds more are ex- pected before the contest closes Sat- urday night, December 14. The win- ning store n~me and slogan will be announced December 17, or shortly after, and the person who submits the winning suggestion will receive a fifty dollar easy chair, entailing ~no~o'oll~ation on his Part. Those not fortunate enough to win the big prize, have nothing to lose, for every individual who submits an entry will receive a gift, If he calls at the establishment Dec. 16, or later. Seven judges will select the ten best entries Saturday evening, and these, according to Mr. Allison's plans, will be sent to a Portland ad- vertising firm for the final choice. pile driver work train, dead with the equipment as tt Was being meted. Contrm~ C'-,ec~ed l~iual check-up on the 1935 corn- og compliance is nearing comple. Ltlen, according to members of the committee, who have working at the county exten- lion office the past two weeks. 178 corn-hog contracts have been by Klickitat county farmers. comprise a total farm acreage of 10~,614 acres, and a total of 53, "/~ acres. The number of hogs that county farmers are per- to produce in compliance with 1935 contracts is 9414. Work Progresses The green and red roof for the bandstand has ~n finished by the Workmen. The interior "shell" of Wood has been built fn. The stucco Wire will soon be applied, then will be discontinued until weather next spring, when the floor will be laid; steps built; lighting arrangement install- ed; and other minor details finished. Mrs. Rose Mc~rosky, state organ- i~er of the Supreme Forest Wood- ~en Circle, Seattle, arrived in Gold- ~adale Tuesday, attending a mcet- t~ag of the Golden Grove, local elr- ~e, which was held at the borne of Mrs. Gerald Robertson yesterday af- hlrnoon. She planned to return to today. Return 9p p ! Mr. and _Mrs. Thomu Twohig re-1 turned the'first of the week from1 Heppner, Oregon. where they hadt been visiting with relatives since the[ Thanksgiving holiday, j County Receipts $1,396 For Recreational Groups Levi B. Williams, assistant direc- tor of the projects and planning di- vision, Works Progress Administra- tion, Yaklma, was a visitor in Gold- endale Tuesday, conferring with Mrs. Sue Morehead, county school super- intendent regarding the organization of recreational groups in the county. Klickitat county has received an alotment of $1,396.00 to provide di- rectors for playgrounds and recrea- tional centers; to organize recrea- tional groups in handicraft, physi- cal recreation, dramatics, poster designing, etc. The project is spon- sored by the State Department of Educations, and provides for the employment of three people for a period of seven months. Provision is made for one person as county su- pervisor and two persons who are trained workers. The rate of pay in Kllckttat county is to be $61.00 a month for the supervisor and $55.a0 for each of the other two workers. The project will be started in the county, Mrs. Morehead states, as soon as a decislovL has been made re- garding suitable pl~ces to hold classes; also as soon as the direc- tors have been selected from the number eligible. the intersection with the road down the hill to Maryhlll. After voting to contribute toward the community Christmas program to be sponsored by the American Legion, the Chamber adjourned un- til its next regular meeting night, the second Tuesday in January. G. B. P. W. Club Dines at Mac's Cafe Monday The Goldendale Business and Pro-. fessional Women's Club held its regular business meeting Monday evening at Mac~ Care. Mtss Mary Van Vactor, health and fellowship chairman, gave a resume ~f the or- ganization proceedings of the KJlcki- tat County Coordinating Council, stressing the part that the women's clubs must play tn achieving Its objectives. She requested that a member be appointed to represent the club on the council. Mrs~ ~May Root "was appointed delegate, to at- tend the first meeting of the Gold- endale unit in January. The community Christmas pro- gram was discussed, the club vot- ing to contribute ten dollars to as- sist the American Legion with the purchase of candy, oranges and nuts for the children. Routine ~uslnees occupied the remainder of the eve- ning. The next meeting of the organi- zation will be held on January 15, with Mrs. Oren Sanders in charge. A~FJ~END P~ MEET~G County agent L. W. Ternahan, S. F. Ganders and Ray Oately re- turned last Wednesday from Pull- man. Wash•, where they were in at- tendance at the Farmers and Home- makers program, staged there an- nually. During their stay, the three men were in attendance at the dis- cusstons led by C. C. Censer, of the wheat section, agricultural adjust- ment administration• Washington D. C., who explained various phases of the four-year wheat plan. Of particular siguiflcemos to the local me~., was the emphasis placed upon the rule that under no circumstan- ces will a farmer be ~llowed to raise wheat on land having no wheat base. If he goes contrary to this pro~ion his wheat contract will be void, and there is a possibility that he will be required to forfeit past wheat ad- Jtmtment payments. Sm-ve An engineering crew is working this week on a survey for the loca- tion of e new road from the North- dallos railroad to Smithville, joining the North Bank highway. The pro- Ject will consist of grading and sur- facing ~nd will be builtby the county. w.mde, Spooks The play, "Wandering Spooks" will be presented by the students of the Alderdale high school on Friday evening, DsoemJber 13th, 1985. Ad- mission for children is fOe, and ~r adults 1~c. IMPORTANT MEET. ING FOR FARMERS CALLED FOR DEC. 13 SOIL EROSION WORK TOPIC OFFICIAL8 TO BE PP~T 9[~{) ~NISH ILLUSTP.A~ TURE ON BE~T, FrI~ OF ~l~ IN OTHER LOOALITIF~ A meeting of vital importance to every farmer and landowner in Klickitat county will be held in the county courtroom at 1:00 p. m. l~ri- day, Dec. 13, according to an an- nouncement released this ~week by Henry Stegman, chairman of the Kltckitat County Soil Conservation Association. Paid-up members of the assocatlon will have an oppor- tunity at this time to choose their directors for 1936, the present board mem~bers having their offices tempo- rarily during the process of organi- zation. Following the short business ses- sion, G. F. McI)ole, chief soils ex- ~pert, Pullman, Wash., wtil deliver an instructive talk on soil conservation t work, and will accompany it with ~a lantern lecture, showing slides that will be of interest to all those present. In addition, Mr. MoDels will explain the seed situation as it stands with the association, end will point out the method by which the members of the association can purchase their seed at a consider- able saving, through a committee to be appointed at Frlday-'-s meeting. Cards have been mailed to all association members notifying them of the meeting, and all Grange mas- ters have been asked to encourage attendance of their members. Soil conservation officials and members of the association .will be pleased to explain e~y~ phase of the work to those "who bring up their questions at the meeting. Fred W. Ashto~, soil conservationist chairman of the Goldendale project, will be present at .the meeting, as well as members of his staff• At preseqt the Klickitat county association has an approximated men~bership of 70, In the initial work area, Eastern Swale Creek, well over the necessary 60 per sent of the acreage is covered by mem- bership, and in other parts of the project, a decided Interest is being shown• "We expect the total membership in the association to reach well over 300 in the near future," says Chair- man Henry Stegman. "As soon as prospective members have been giv- en a comprehensive underStanding of the project, ahd have had the op- portunity to view the results of the first work, they w~ll not hesitate to take advan rage of the ~lble bene- fits offered them through member- ship in the association. PUBIJC ~g A public debate will be conducted at the Spring Creek School Hbuse at 7:80 p. m, December 16, 17 and 18, and in Golde'ndale at the Wom- an's Association clubrooms, Friday and Saturday December 20 and 21. The admission charge Is 23 cents plus 2 cents tax, R. E. Adams will argue in the affirmative and J. R. Atklns In the negative on the fol- lowing questions: Resolved: that man is not a free moral agent; therefore he is not re. sponalble for his acts. Resolved: that all men will even- tually be saved. " Resolved: that there is a literal hell. Volmer Cooley, of Roosevelt, was in town on business Monday. I~es Aid ~~ The Ladies Aid will have a Christ- mas tree and exchange small gifts (~ot over 10c) on their social after- noon, Wednesday De~ 18. A suit- able program Is being a~. All ladles are cordially invited. Anyone having any of the table linen belonging to the Ladies Aid will Please return it to the kitchen as soon as possible. Mrs. Fred W. Ashton and ~"s. R. C. Huntting left T~esday Po~.~and, getng down to visit with Mrs. Huntting's father. They ret~- ed Wednesday. •