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PAGE FOUR MT. ADAMS SUN, BINGEN, WASItINGTON FRIDAY, JULY 27,t951 Published ever+, Friday Morning at Bingen, Washington Entered as 2nd class matter at the postoffice at Bingen, Washington, under lhe act of March 3, 1897. Leon W. Berry -- Bernard Pollard Editors and Publishers Subscriptions--S2.00 per year in Klickitat and Skamania Counties $2.50 per year outside county. POLICE COURTESY Last Saturday night four Parkdale persons had the misfortune to encounter a White Salmon police officer, A. R. Brown, on a parMng charge. By oversight, the Oregonians failed to see the "Police Cars Only" sign in front of the public library and parked their car. Before leaving the vehicle they deb{tted the situation, but de. cided the yellow curbing was a loading zone and was not restricted after 6 P.M. As for the fire hydrant on the corner, they took care to park wel beyond the 12 feet distance required. When they relurned, Officer Brown was in a high dudgeon, and had summoned a wrecker from Hunsaker's Garage to haul their car away. The driver of the re;is-parked car was at first in a reasonable frame of mind, but Mr. Brown's belligerent shouting and even profanity antagonized his victims until the Owner of the ear, Mr. Woody, was persuaded that he was facing a '+shake down" instead of a parking ticket. By this time a cro\\;vd htd athered, and Officer Brown, excited by the situat,on he hlt(] created, called for reinforcements. State and County offJ,:ers arri,'ed, and aflei sizing uiJ lhe situation, shied away 1ram participating in the spectacle. AI thi: point, the pl:esldent of White Salmon's Chamber of Com- merce could sland the abusive treatment of M,'. Woody and his guests no longe , and a::'Asted him in getting money for bait and to pay the wreckel. We an, certain tha! Mayor Vinch, whose courtesy to all is well known, and his other gentlemanly police officers must be embarrassea by Mr. Brown's contemion that if Oregonlans don't like our laws "They can stay on the oilier side of the river where they goddam well belong.' -Nolhing can undo the damages o,f such official discourtesy. All the efforts of the Chamber of Commerce, town officials, and other police ofticers to make White Salmon a pleasant place to shop and play, can be sacrificed in one such unfortunate tantrum. Personally, we like Officer Brown. He takes his duties seriously. His duty is often unpleasant, and his pay small. He is physically qualg- led to enforce the law when eourlesy ,is no* mutual. But registing an officer and resenting abusive treatment are two different things. No town can condone a public servant who antagonizes visitors, any more than it can respect a newspaper Lhat "covers up" or ignores such an incident. mill i i i iii i CLEAN UP &ND GARBAGE SERVICE TRUCK AVAILABI FOR EXTRA HAULING BINGEN GARBAGE SERVICE LEE GLOVKA I July 13, 1951 Mr Bernard Pollard White Salmon, Washington Dear Bernard: I can say these things in person, WE CONQUERED THE UJILDERE$- Cut, courtesy Underwood Soil Con serv'ation District. WILD HONEY I saw a man stand in a field, alone, And 'round about him knee-deep waved the grain, Ripened with summer sun and tall with rain. His eyes stared tearless at a mound of stone. Here she had piled with him, without a groan, Boulder on boulder where the ice had lain In ages past over the fertile plaits. He did not hear the wild bees' constant drone Beneath the heap, or know that through the years The rocks were knit with hidden honeycomb. But this he knew, that they were pioneers And it had been hard work to make a home Where fields were once strewn thick with rock and stone And farms were built with aching flesh and bone. ,, I Garden Secrels Plant or Weed? Q--What is the difference be. tween a flower and a weed? I bought some myrtle from a florist. and it's taking the place. A--There can be too much of a good thing. Even a beautiful flower that grows in useless abundance qualifies as a weed. Any plant that cannot be restrained to the spot in- tended for it must be considered a weed. Get rid of the myrtle--ff you can. Geraniums Literal transl'aion of the word "geranium" is crane's bill. The flow- er is named a,fter its long-beaked seed pods. In California, geraniums thrive like a weed. In this area, na- ture restrains them to behave as a flower... Their beautiful foliage and long, blooming period make .them inval- uable for outside mass plantings, and if properly cultured, as winter CAMERA FOND DOE SNAPPED Frank Lewis and Ray Filloon, of Troutlake, were recently stalking a wild blue gentian. Casting cau. lion to the winds, they left their trusty camera in tke car. As they returned ,to get .it, a female deer browsed curiously near their car. Ray's camera ginger itched for a shot. The doe was undaunted and stood her ground. With trembling fingers Ray got his camera and ook nervous aim. The trophy: as pretty a deer picture ,as you'll ever see. -- :11) SUN :lO Moulting Time At relative liesure waiting for the chickens to moult, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Brislawn, W. S., and daughter Susie spent Tuesday in Portland. While there, they espied 'Moses' city ch.aracter who wears shorts, sandals, and a heawd beard. Susie's impression is that she met a biblical character, maybe God Himself. DAVID OHNEMUS BEGINS COURSE iTraining Center, Memphis, Tenn. IN AVIATION ELECTRONICS ] Ohnemus, who entered the Naval I so:vice January 9, 1951, received his David J. Ohnemus, airman appren- recruit tr ...... ammg at tne u. S. Naval lice, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Omer Training Center, San Diego, Calif. J. Ohnemus, White Salmon, recent- Before entering the Naval service ly began a 28-week course of in- he attended Central Washington struction at the-Aviation Electron- College in Ellensburg. its Technician Electronicsman  :Sl, -'ItN 30 -- School, U. S. Nav'al Air Technical Stll)scrlptloll paid Up? Do l't Itowl IT'S A NUISANCE TO BE LOCKED OUT GAMBLE'S WESTERN STORES WHITE SALMON PHONE 3383 Adv'itltmt __00rom where I sit ... Jo Marsh i What's So Funny? Sust finished reading a magazine article that "proves" you and I don't know what's funny. A bunch of psychologists came to this sad conclusion ater telling jokes to college students. Very often they would give out with what they considered a side-split- ter-and not get even a chuckle in response. Other times the stu- dents would laugh their heads off at stories that weren't considered really funny. Maybe I'm wrong, but what makes a psychologist such a better /'7)_  I//#/ , judge of humor than the rest of ii ,, ,rh,m Cop) right, 1951, Uliii  Brewers Foundal,,s us? If a man gets a kick out of a joke that proves it was funny to him--doesn't it? From where I sit, when psychol- ogists try to set up a standard for a sense of humor they're getting too serious for me. Stands to rea- son that different people laugh at different things, just as they have different tastes for most every- thing. I'm partial to a glass of beer with meals myself--but I promise not to make any "wise- cracks" i you prefer tea. 6AMBLE WITH HEALTH but in this case' I want t tell YU huseplarlts" i # also in writing how deeply apprec. Slipping iative I am for the spirit so clearly (--(Mrs. K. M., W. S.) What is demonstrated in your. offering the the preper way to slip geraniums, beautiful painting of Mt. Adams in sand or water? last Tuesday night. The meeting A--Definitely in moist sand. Cut Tuesday night and all that went a sturdy top-slip, about six inches into it has been one of the most long. Trim off all but top four or five moving experiences of my life. The leaves. Insert eult:ing in sandy soil painting, not only because of its (if forwinler bloom, inapotl. Cover outward beauty and technical cam- plant with large tumbler or fruit petence, but because of what it jar to keep air moist and conserve !-I is priceless to me be. heat. Do not place in hot sun, or tar 00;verv s . i represents, yond expression, plant will cook. Sincerely, After plant is rooted, remove glass cover and plant outside until cool When you are ill, call your physb dan immediately. Follow his instruc. ltoas to the letter-just as we do wMn compounding a prescription. Our registered pharmacist handles your prescription according to his professional tralning, using pure, fresh drugs and painstaking care. Before you receive the medicine, he double-checks bothprescdption and compounding process for your safety. BINGEN DRUG CO. TIlE REXALL STOKE Your General Electric Dealer PHONE 4433 BINGEN, WASHINGTON ii iiii III l I iiii Richard W. Poston Community Consultant. -- IO  |: N :lO -- Mr. Leon Berry: t Am enclosing $2 to make up for 'my year's subscription. Guess you knew Mr. Barnes (Bill) had a ser- ious operation last December, and is still home from work. But doctors seem to see improvement. He is able now to walk around once more We sure do enjoy your paper and this week seemed so interesting. The only thing is the wrappers are always torn half way off. Mrs. W. H. Barnes 40 Magnolia Ave., Apt. 15 Long Beach, Calif. -- 30 SI:N 30 -- Dear Leon arid Bernard: i never wrote you my comments about t:he paper. It :is a great week- ly, and as your lead editorial said of it, has great things ahead of it. I read each issue in i.ts entirety, keep it by my bed until it's digest- weather. Move into house by stages: first, onto cool porch, ,then into a I semi-heated room, etc. Slip within next month for winter house plants. Old plants are exhausted after sum, liner growth cycle and will not bloom if 'transferred to house. Q--How much shade should tub- erous begonias hove? Should the leaves be watered? A--Your questions will be answer- ed next week. -- "lO SUN :tO -- For your adding machine paper call at the Mt. Adams Sun office, tf ed. Of course, ,it has special signifi- cance to me because I know how close it is to your own hearts, and because I know what it must be do- ing for you. You and the paper have a real future. Together you can go places. Ralph Barber. II II II lllllll PARK AND SHOP C. H. DAVIS &CO. 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