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January 17, 1957

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Subscriptiol]s in Klicldtat & Skamania $2.50---Elsewhere $3.00 STATE SLATES THREE MILLION DOLLARS FOR III{iHWAYS IN KLICKITAT COUNTY Olympia (special) A total of $2,972,200 has been bu,dgeted for state highway construction in Kliekitat county during the next ,two years starting July 1, 1957. Except x~r $29A00 earmarked for State H,:ghway 8-I) to Trout Lake the entire sum will be spent on Highway No. 8 as follows: $4200: W. S. river to East of Bingen, 3.30 miles, roadside ira, provement and erosion control. $175,000: W. S. River to East of Bingen, 3.33 miles, purchase of right oi way. $7,900: Maryhill Jet. to Rock Creek, 11 miles, roadside im- provement and erosion control $1,940,000: R o c 1~ Creek to Roosevelt, 14.3 miles; grading, surfacing and bri@ges. $10,000: Vancouver to. Renton County line; chanelizations, sig- nals, signs and illumination. $4,500: Maryhill Jet. to Yakima Co. line; ibid, $30,000: Columbia summit to East O[ Goldend,ale, 6.64 miles, purchase of right of way. $52,000: Golde~d*ale to Satus Passt 9.55 m, iles, loeatiorn. $6~4,000: Satus ~ass nortaherly, 2.3 miles; grading, surfacing and paving. $11,000: Goldendale to Rock Creek, 2.20 miles. $26;200: Roosevelt vicinity, .45 mile, widening. $28,000: P~oosevelt to ,Ider. dale, 12,.87 miles, seal. Trout Lake Road $30{)0: West branch, Jet. I~H 8 to Jet. S,SH 8-~), right of way, 2.2 m~les. $8200: ~bid, .15 mile; resurfao. ing, vider~ing & drainage im- provement. $14,200: Husum to ~u~ler, .3 mile; pavement re,surfacing and guard.rail installation. $4000: Junction ~ 8 to For. est Botmdary: chanmelization, signals, signs and iilu~in.ation. 30 BUN SO MIKE McCORMICK HURT IN WRECK Due to death, a deadlock and accident, the 16~h Leffislative District came close to being with. out r.apresent~aion in the House af Rel)resentat~ves w~hioh opened Monday. In December, Rap. Ole Olson resigned just prior to his death from cancer. , , On Monday, Commissioners from~Skamania, K~ickitat, Ben. ton and Franklin counties were unable to break the deadlock in appointing his successor. ,And on Saturday, Jan. 12, new. ly-electec~ Representative Mike McCormack was hospitalized in Olympia f011owi~tg an auto wreck when his car skidded on ice and crashed 4 miles west of Pacl~vood. McCormack was an- route to Olympia for the opening of the Leg.islature. He received head and face lac- erations and concussion but will probal~ly be released from the hospital in a few days, accord- ing to his physician. Mrs. Mc- Cormack suffered minor injur- ies but was not hospitalized. 30 SUN 30 Judge Revokes Two Suspensions" ;For being drunk in p~blic a~d disorderly conduct, WaR Hewett ef Lyle was given 3~) day~ in Jail on each count by Judge Dick :l~:tchell in Bingen's 3P caurt Monday. Judge MAtchell also invoked rye previous suspended senten- ces: 30 @ays for contributing to the delinquency of a minor girl by giviug her liquor and a $50 fine and ten days in jail for con. viction of drunk driving. ~The court stitmlated that Hew. ett could serve all or any part of the c~n~bined jajil sentences, at the Judge's discretion. SO SUN- 30 GAME CLUB TO MEET The ~it. Adams Fish and Game Association will meet Friday nite at 8 p.m. in the PUD Building. A speaker from the state department is scheduled. IT'S FUN THE SUN BINGEN - WHITE SAZ/MON, I~C~AT COUNTY, WASHINGTON TI~.~SD~Y, ~AN,UIARY 17, 1957 [~===========-===============% (Odds and Ends ~==============~ Those S N OW~BIP~S rWarren and Violet Bargabus expect to arrive home about Valentine's Day from Northway Alaska where they've been in_exile for six years. Last weekend it was 50 BELOW at Northway. rrhe eve of Jan. 9 Police Chief Maynard Mitchell drove to Locke Lake twice to put the bum's rush on a belligerent buck that was defying traffic from both directions. It took both the Chief a~d Judge Mitchell to pelt Mr. Deer off the highway until he tool~w refuge in the railroad took refuge in the railroad --O-- Three night later at half-.past suppertime, the worm turned. Near Bridal Veil Falls a deer dld $200 dama,ge to a, taxi cab driven by Georgia, the Chief's wife. Sui. oide with a vengeance. ---=O-- On top of every~i~g else, Ch~ief Mitchell got five boxes of cigars for Christmas and now he has to give up smoking. --O--- Following our s~ggestion, the SHADOW Gruens 'have named their register ed, 4-month-old black and white English spring- er Jill of Shadow Valley, Jll,l~s feet and nose are freckled. The Pete RoiLs left Saturday to visit Roy and Pat Rickman at E1 Cajon, Calrtf. That's near San Diego where Solon Pearce lived in an In~i~an ~UE~LO during W. W. IL --(N-- q~at ve~ gle~c Husmw W~y isn't a fire. ~t's the fireme~ B~USI-HNG about forgetting to mention receiving over $160 from the Husum Woman's Club. Is everybody forgiven? -- 80 ~,UN ~0 W. S. FIREMEN TO STAY HOME TILL CALLED By HOSUM As of Tuesday, Jan. 15, White Salmon firermen will not answer fire alarms originating north of Bald Mountain unless specific, ally summoned by Captain Dick Smith, Bud Aplin or Art Moore of the ~u~um fire unit. This was decided by ~ire Dst- rict Commissioners Art Moore, Maurice Balsiger and Dr. H. L. Moon at their meeting Wednes. day n~h.t, Jan. 9. "No chances will be t a.l~en. We w~ll call for ~mmedlate assist ance from tow~ if the fire is too big for us to handle alone. But there's no sense in wasting time and money putting out a chim- ney fire," Firemart and (k~a- missioner Moore told the SUN. ,Fire Prevention?District No. 3 compensates the White Salmon Department according to the fol- lowing schedule: Truck, $35 1st hour, $20 each additional hour; and $2 per ma~ hour for each fireman. The same" scale applies to rur. al fires not in the District~ but ~s billed against the property owner. The Commlssioners wish it re- peated that fire calls from Bald Mountain north should be tele- ptmned to the Husum Richfield servide statio~ where the truck is housed,. 30 SUN 30 HALF DIED OF HEART DISEASE Out of 124 deaths in Klickitat county during 1955, b~7 or 54 per- cent resulted from d%seases of the heart and circulatory sys- tem, acoord~mg to the Was2flng- ton State Heart Assn. which op. ens it 1957 caxf~paign for funds FOb. 1. O~her leading causes of death 'in the county @u~n,g 1955 x~re 12 from cancer, 12 from aeci. dents, 6 from diseases of 'early; irtfancy, fred three from" pneu, mania and l~fl~enza. W. S. Council Names Bill Manly Sr. Acting Mayor Last Friday night with unan- imous approval of his fellow councilmen, W.C. (Bill) Manly Sr. was appointed acting mayor of White Salmon during the l~g- islative absence of the Mayor, Senator A1 Henry. To avoid confusion and sim.pll. fy responsibility during this interim, the Council designated BetheWel Hendryx general fore., mare of water, sewer and street departments. .Until Henry re- turns, the Council will address all its work requests to Hendryx for execution as he deems best. The Council instructed Attor- ney Grant Saulie to draw up a bid for purchase of the county's gravel pit in the north end of town for use on the city ,streets. City Clerk Sophie Burkett was instructed to find, out from N. W. Haner & Associates, consult- iu,g engineers, how they sug- gested laying 6600 feet of 14 inch pipe n