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PAGE FOUR THE ARLINGTON TIMES, ARLINGTON, \\ A )X, THURS., MARCH 26, 1953. Mrs. Horace Enyeart, s t,,Be Paul Parkhurst, co " y Civil Anderson, Mrs. Henry Hastings, Defense co-ordinator , gave an eye-witness report on the recent atomic blast in Nevada, at the Civil Defense meeting held in the Darrington city hall last Fri- day evening. A film, showing communications activities under bombing conditions, was shown. It was announced that all block wardens must have know- ledge of first aid and home nursing. For this purpose classes will be started again. Lewis Noble will be first aid instructor, classes to start March 25th, and the home nursing classes will start March 31st, with afternoon classes 1:30 to 3:30 every Tues- day and Thursday. The evening classes will start April 28, 7 to 9 each Tuesday and Thursday. Mrs. Mary Wright will instruct the home nursing classes, with Mrs. Betty Noble as assistant. All classes will be held at the City Hall. The date for the next Civil De- fense meeting will be announced later, at which time members of the Arlington Civil Defense will attend. School for Police Reserves There will be a school for po- lice reserves for Civil Defense in Arlington beginning April 10th at 7:30 p.m. It is hoped that there will be a good number of at- tendants from Darrington. Easter Play The young married class and the middle age married class of the Baptist church will present a two-act religious play, "As Eas- ter Dawns," Sunday, April 5th, at 8 p.m. at the church. Everyone.is invited to attend this Easter play. The members of the cast are: Rev. Young, Frank Bryson; Mar- tha Young, minister's wife, Leah Reece; Raymond Young, their son, Terry Reece; Lucille Young, their daughter, Ivalee Jones; John Blake, chairman of the church board, Morris Long; Charles Hamilton, treasurer of the church, John Ports; Grand- mother Watkins, one of the pil- lars of the church, Mrs. P. S. Jones; Grace Halaway, the young organist, Cordella Bryson; Ollie Olson, the old janitor, Harvey Hyde. The Beginners and Primary group at the Pentecostal church will give a program on Easter. morning. In the evening, the young people will give a cantata entitled "First Easter." Mrs. Fred Rensink is in charge of both entertainments. Bob Andrews returned to E1- lensburg with Miss Bette Riddle and friends, where they are all attending college. Visiting at the home of Rev.: and Mrs. C. A. Andrews and family for a few days was Ray- mond Westeren of Brookings, Ore., formerly of Darrington. Bridal Shower Miss Betty Parker was the hon- ored guest at a bridal shower Saturday night at the home of Mrs. Fred McFalls, Mrs. Clyde Tatham, Mrs. Dave Buchanan, Mrs. Ira Forrister, Mrs. Bob Met- calf, Mrs. Betty Crawford, Mrs. Bill O'Conner, Mrs. Dale Kamm, Mrs. Charles Booker, Mrs. Mar- ion Lewis, Mrs. David Lee Cabe, Miss Ivalee Rensink, Mrs. George Bowman and Mrs. Henry Brown. The bride-to-be received many very lovely gifts. Week-end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bullen and family ucere Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Thurtow of Seattle. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Paul and son Gerald were Mr. and Mrs. Doug Wicken of Hazel. The ovely turkey dinner was in llonor of Mrs. Wieken's birthday and Gerald's discharge from the Army. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Christenson were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Avery Bryson near Faber Ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bryson have a new daughter, who ar- rived Sunday morning at the hospital in Mount Vernon. She joins two girls. Arti]ur Freese, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Freese, celebrated i i his eighth birthday with a party ~t his home Saturday. The party ~uests were Nancy Broten, Elinor dung, Brian Mount, Freddie Deeter, Jimmie and Jerry Howard md Billie Jean Deeter. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dean and son were Mr. and Mrs. ;tan Moskeland and family of Marysville, Mr. Severance of Al- berta, Canada, and Mr. and Mrs. Stuestall of Marysville. Visiting on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fau- cett was Mr. Leroy French of Ev- erett. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Faucett and two children spent the week- end in Seattle. Mrs. Frank Faulkner and two sons Donald and David, and Mrs. Sylvia Hollingsworth and two daughters Josephine and Jeanne attended the meeting in the Civ- ic Auditorium in Everett Tues. day night. A colored film "Oil Town, U.S.A.," starring Billy Graham, the great evangelist, was shown. Sunday afternoon, Mrs. Frank Faulkner and son Donald, Mrs. Sylvia Hollingsworth and two daughters Josephine and Jeanne and Evelyn Rensink attended the Merv Resell meeting in the Civic Auditorium in Everett. Boy Injured at Home Pete Giadsjo, twelve-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Glads- ]o, was injured about the head and shoulders Saturday in the basement of his home, when a large beam fell on him while he was playing. He was very for- tunate to not have been more seriously injured. Mr. and Mrs. Mel Garton spent the week-end in Seattle visiting at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. H. her grandmother, Mrs. George G. Overbey and Mr. and Mrs. R. Bowman, Sr. The hostesses were G. Bushell. Mrs. Florence Bowman, Mrs.I Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gilmour Shirley Cofson and Mrs. Julia}spent last Wednesday visiting Haga. Other friends and rela- in Renton. tives attending the shower were The Pinochle Club met at the Mrs. Clyde Morgan, Mrs. Nel home of Mrs. Virginia Howard Enstey, Mrs. A1 Davis, Mrs. Alice Friday night, M~s. Clyde Tatham I Ddu,w Cab ~U'..dro~d Oelmpletdy mew Irerd G|ant--F-800 BIG JOB! G.V.W. 22,000 Ibs., G.C.W. 48,000 Ib$. Priced lower than any other truck of comparable performanceJ Now over 190 Ford Truck models--from Pickups to 55,000 lb. G.C.W. Big Jobs! Choose the one right Ford Economy Truck for your work! New Ford "Driverized" Cab cuts driver fatigue! New curved one-piece windshield! New wider adjustable seat with counter- shock snubber! New insulation and quietness! Widest transmission choice in truck history! COME IN! SEE THEM TODAY ! SAVE TIME ! TELEPHONE 1771 and Mrs. Victor Gilmour got high score. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Amy Mal- lonee. Mrs. Burke Henson is visiting in Seattle, and expects to return home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hooper and three boys spent Sunday in Se- attle visiting friends and rela- tives. Gary Hooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene l-looper, celebrated his eleventh birthday with a party Friday, March 20th. Guests at the party were Blaine Howard, Barry Nermo, Terry Reece, Paul Schuler, Paul Ruskowski, Ken- Mr. and Mrs. Cedric Lewis and Please bring them either to the! family spent tae week-e,,u ,,, ?~0 JlAuxiliary on April 2nd or to the SISCO Seattle v~siting ~rienas a],a ~,t- JlGrange meeting on April 3rd. Mrs Mrs. Willis tending a weduing. . Nellie George, ' I correspondent J Grange Wins Ribbon Phone Cedric Lewis, Parker Dye~'s an(l ;lal'oid ~,eacle attended a tAs. Mr. and Mrs. John C01e were The Mt. Wheeler Grange has The Sewing Club trict board meeting oi t~:e Wash-Idinner guests on Sunday .--Iwon a red ribbon in the Nation- mine of Liela St~ ington Education A~3oc:at~on a; bit. and Mrs. F. R. Tomblin. wltn al Grange Achievement contest Wednesday of last for all around activities. A panel afternoon was Stanwood Monday afternoon. :~;ympathy discussion on reorganization of for the bazaar. PlanS' A puppet show is coming to Sympathy of the community is our state government was very for the ham dinner 1 rrin~t nFriday night Don lex[ended to Mrs Harold Pemoer- Da _ o - - . " :April 11. George and his show is claimed:~on.m the sudden death of .her interesting and informative. The Eugene Simmons family Mrs. Lena HershaW ~o be one of the very best of its.nu, sDana early. ~unoay morning, have moved from the Ramstad ill at her home the 'rind. A percentage of the pro- wniie ne. nas been an invalid for cottage to a house on the Jay Mr. and Mrs..~ ceeds will go to the Parent Teach- years hm death came.very sud- Deeter property, man and 2 dau ers Association. The show will aemy. ~unerai servme,s were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Georgc lTownsend spent be at the High School gym [held Tuesday afternoon in Ar- visited on Saturday with Clar- Friday with the The next Parent Teachers As- !ington, with cremation follow-:ence's sister in Seattle and then mans. :in the evening were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clif. Denman at son Roscoe visited at the home[ Week-end visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Smith and i of Dr. and Mrs. N. C. Riddle and family of White Horse. [daughter Bette were Miss Ve~ran Sunday afternoon visitors at lMae Shriner of Yakima, Mr. the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elige!Dean Thompson of Ellensburg Mathis were Talmage Mathisland Don Duncan of Seattle. and two children of Everett andi Mr. and Mrs. Ray Riddle and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mathis and three children spent the week-- children of Oso. [end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Jones and H. R. Riddle of Sumner. Mr. Rid- two daughters Carole and Linda,[dle's youngest brother," Bill, had visited at the home of Mr. and:just arrived from Florida, where family spent the week-end vis. ]iting at the home of Mr. and :Mrs. Ervin Weidkamp and fam- ily of Lynden.~ Mr. and Mrs. Guy Lemmon and family have purchased and moved into the home formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. A1 Ny- strom. Week-end visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Lemmon and family were Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lemmon and family of Seattle. Mrs. Theodore Lewis, Mrs. Jim Lewis. Mrs. Sam Bates and Mrs. Lilly Sweitzer of Ferndale drove to Sedro-Woolley via Concrete, where they called at the home of dinner. The Juniors movie, "Gas West," at the High School Tues- day night. The school boys are turning out for baseball. LaVerne Sim- mons is the coach. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kamm and Mrs. Ethel Davis and son Dennis made a business trip to Seattle last Monday. Mrs. Gertrude Sterlling is vis- iting in Seattle with her daugh- ter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Carter and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin St. Louis are sponsoring a hand bags are urged House Kids Go them in the Pomona and two children spent Monday visiting in Monroe, Snohomish and Lake Stevens. Monday visitors at the home Mr. Sim Long. Mr. Long, who is eighty-four years old, lives alone and ~oes all his own housework. Iof Mrs. Sam Strom and son Jim- He prepared lunch for the four,mie were Mr. John Larsen and Mr. Sharpless, both of Everett. ladies. They also called a~ the home of Mrs. Ella Gray, their cousin, at Clear Lake, who is ill, They returned home by way of Arlington. Wednesday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Long and family were Mrs. Gene Sherrard and son Roger of Seattle, Mrs. Jack Long and two children Dick and Vicki and Mrs. Henderson, all of Marysville, and Mrs. Guy McMahan of Arlington. Tuesday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frnak Miles and family were Mr. and Mrs. Emery Raymond of Everett. Linda Lorenzen, 7-months.old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Lorenzen, entered the General Hospital in Everett on Tuesday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pratt and son Allen spent the week-end visit- ing in Bellingham at the home of Mrs. Etta Pratt. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Randall are out of town for a few days on a business trip. In a - \ Synchro-Silent now standard in every Ford Truck model! Overdrive or FORDOMATIC Drive available in half-tonners (extra cost)! New overhead-valve V-8's and Sixi Plus; Truck V-8 and Big Six . . . 5 great engines. Only FORD Trucks offer V-8 or Six choice. New shorter turningl New set-back front axle--sharper steering angle--easier, faster maneuvering! New springs, new brakes! SAVE MONEY! LAST LONGER! Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ruskow- ski and family spent Saturday and Sunday visiting in Red- mond. They were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Olson and family. There is a report of the need of more Den Mothers for the Cub Scouts. There are several boys who would like to join but due to the lack of Den Mothers, the bGys will have to wait until enough Don Mothers can be found. The Den Mothers who are active now cannot take on any more than they now have. Mrs. Roy Wolfe spent the week-end in Seattle at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Williams. Week.end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wood and family were Mr. and Mrs. Bud Hamilton of Seattle, Miss Constance Hemm of Bellingham and Mr. John Sullivan of Seattle Council Fire The Campfire Girls held Council Fire and wiener roast at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewie Noble Thursday evening. The girls, who received certificates were Chrystine Sygitowicz, Jen- nie Belle Noble, Billie Jean Deet. er, Beverly Mile~, Athlene Lew- is, Kay Wabaunsee, Janice Mc- Arthur and Louise Tollenaar. The two leaders, who received certificates, were Harold Reade and Mrs. Bill Deet. er. After the ceremonies of the Council Fire, the group was joined by Mr. and Mrs. Lewi, Noble and son Bob, Mr. Bil Deeter and son Freddie and Mrs Frank Miles for the wiener roast. Monday's visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Enyeart and family were Mr. Frank Lon- don of Lake Stevens and Miss Genevieve Carl of Everett. Mr. William Enyeart and Mrs. Horace Enyeart spent the week- end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Enyeart and family in Seattle. Mrs. John Vevig and Mr. A. "T. Enyeart spent Thursday and Fri- day visiting relatives in Seattle. Mr. Horace Enyeart, Mr. Bill Enyeart, Mr. John Vevig, Mrs. J. C. Bryson, Mrs. Roy Cook and Mr. Charles Young attended the Lions Club at Granite Falls Men- day. Among those from Darrington who attended the installation of officers of the Eastern Star in Arlington Saturday night were Mr. and Mrs, Harry I~utler, Mrs. Victor Gilmour, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Donaldson, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Phillips, Miss Mary Henson, Mr. and Mrs. Burke Henson, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Collins, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bennett and Mrs. Geor- gia Tatham. The officers in- stalled who were from Darring- ton were Ralph Collins, associate patron; Lola Collins, warder; Lu- cille Butler, organist, and Becky Donaldson, chaplain. O Save! On Installed Blown Wool, or Blanket Type ROOFING and SIDING All Work Guaranteed NOTHING DOWN Low Monthly Payments Williamson Bros. Phone 309W2, H. 2, Box 316 (Burn Hill), Arlington ,"Arlington's Friendly Ford Dealer Since 1951" Er.D.A~F. ARLINGTON, WASH. I I I White Horse, in honor of Mr. Denman's birthday. Mrs. Roy Rose of Edmonds vis- ited on Sunday with Mrs. Clar- ence George while her son Gary visited the Swilling family at White Horse. The Grange Auxiliary held a pleasant meeting at Mrs. South- ern's home at Cicero, March 5th. Any Grange women who are privileged to help with the quilting are requested to contact Mrs. Bucklin. The April meeting The ladies of the Club are planning at the hall in A building. The work boards is ly. In ArlingIon KILLOUGH [or Hat Blockin~ and two daughters, Mrs. ner and daughter, ner's sister and and Mrs. Amer Foster ham. a dandy time at their annual will be held either at Mrs. Ald-I Son Leslie was cootie party March 20th. The ridges home or the local hall lthe previous Monday ~,irthday cakes were won by with Mrs. Bunten as co-hostess.lnight had left Seattl Walter Bunten and Bill Grote. ~ for Fairbanks, Alask~ Jenner Celebrates [worked for couple o Grange Meeting $~pril 3 83rd Birthday [preparation for the ' The Home Ec committee of the[ Sunday was a big day at the[was going to further Mr. Wheeler Grange will conduct[Jenner home when members of lPort Barrow:....._.__, the program at the next Grange tthe family gathered to help Mr. meeting April 3rd, and a contest]Zonner to celebrate his eighty- Bob Blacker has r will be held for the best labor third birthday and also the school after several saving ideas in the home and on thirteenth birthday of his grand- of a virus condition. daughter Catherine. Alt the faro- Mr. and Mrs. Bert fly were home excepting Leslie. visited his sisters Ru Those present were Mr. and Mrs. trude, and their Charles Wasson, Mr. and Mrs. lington Heights, to enter Jim Martin and three children, sjecial emphasis contest. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Jenner and quaintance of Ruby'S Press and radio news reports over the MarCh 20-21 week-end have relayed a warning from IWA-CIO headquarters in Portland that a strike in the woodwork- ing industries is imminent. In a desperate attempt to gain rank- and-file support for this drastic action, the IWA-CIO officials are deliberately misleading the employees as to the facts. In Portland negotiations on March 19 the employer committee spokesmen ex- posed the union's untrue statements con- tained in the widely circulated "Bulletin No. 3," written by the IWA Northwest Re- gional Negotiating Committee. The bulle- tin claims that the employers are trying to cut wages, take away paid holidays and vacations, etc. In the presence of the full IWA.CIO Negotiating Committee and a pal three Federal Conciliators, emg read into the official record this tin No. 3" group represented in these gotiations involving some 23,000 ees. The IWA negotiators did not charges but attempted a weak tion on the basis that in a few some employers had opened the to cut wages. They did not tell the ployers who or where these people The employer members of the County Loggers Association want employees to know the truth. We sincerely regret a strike but if the officials force the industry into important that the workers who take the financial loss.should know true facts and issues involved. HERE ARE THE FACTS IWA-CIO "Bulletin No. 3" is too long to reproduce here in its entirety. If you haven't seen it you can doubtless obtain a copy from your local union or we will be glad to mail one or more copies on request. The "meat" of this piece of un- ion propaganda is contained in the tion which charges the employers trying to take something away employees. The specific union and our answer to each one are l OWS: THE UNION THE TRUTH The Employers are trying-- 1. To Cut Wages 1. Faisel The Tri.County employers have offered repeatedly to renew the present wage scale (highest average in the industry) for an- other year. 2. To Take Away Paid Holidays and Vacations 3. To Remove Present Protection Against Contracting and Sub- contracting Abuses 4. To Take Away All Seniority After 6-Months" Layoff 2. False! The Tri-County employers have not even opened the con- tracts on these subjects. W~ have repeatedly offered to renew pres- ent contracts. 3. Truel But the "abuses" are com- ing from the union, which evi- dently wants to make it increas- ingly difficult for' the small log- ging operator to stay in business. 4. Fatsei The Tri-County employers - did not even open the contracts on the subject of s~niority. FULL The IWA-CIO leaders also claim In their "Bulletin No. 3" that the employers have refused to discussvany of the union's proposals and have said #'no" to every- thing. Negotiations have now been held over a period of six weeks commencing Feb- ruary 10. Tri-County employers have been in session with the union, discuss. ing and re.discussing the iuues involved, on February 10-!1,12-23-24-25 and March 4-5-11-19-20. Hundreds of pages of offi- cial written transcript have been taken of the "discussion" which the union claims we haven't had. This record speaks for itself I We readily admit having said "no" to the union's fantastic demands for a 22~/~e HELD hourly wage increase, a 6-hour daY 8-hours pay and increased vacation paid holiday benefits. The saddled with the highest production in the history of the industry and prices and demand have been on downgrade for many months. The union's Northwest Regional tiating Committee declined to negotiations this week due to scheduled a meeting of the IWA-CIO ecutive Board March 24-25-26. We are so informed that representatives of the local unions are being Called broad conference in P~rtland on Next negotiating session with the gon- Washington employer groul~ scheduled for April 2-3. T0 The Tri-County employers have offer. ed to renew the present contracts on wages, holidays and vacations for 1953 and this is a matter of official record. We sincerely urge the union leadership and the employees of the timber indus- tries in this area to give the threatened strike some careful thought." Just eleven months ago--April 29, 1952---these same employers were struck by the IWA-CIO. Eight weeks later--after an economic loss to employees and their communities of hundreds of thousands of payroll dol- lars---a settlement was mdde on the same terms as the employers had offered be. fore the strike began. Most everyone knows that the post-war inflationary boom is over and our econ- omy is leveling off. The job of labor and management today is to try and consoli- date the gains we have made and do our best to maintain the present full employment and high living. March 23, 1953 TRI-COUNTY LOGGERS INC., P.O. Box 609, Everett, Note: This is the fourth in a factual reports on 1953 labor tions between the IWA-CIO and N0 west timber industries. These paid sertions in ten selected daily and ly papers in the Tri-County area of Seattle are intended as a the employees and families of the ber industry as well as to the public. Mimeographed re either past or current reports on negotiation~ will be supplied free charge on written request to the address.