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No. 52 A rlina'ton, Wash., Thursday, April 23, 13o,>. Consolidated with Arlington Cllronicle April 3, 191 Heads IPatricia Cyra And e Council ICathy Walker To lection of officers held Acg^-,,] /~.-l,) ~-g,, Council at the ~ttCllU ~lIl~ OtdlA$ last Tuesday night,I Selected by the American Le- elected presi-i gion Auxiliary Post, Patrieia Cyra Edna Bren-}and Cathy Walker, daughters of Aserved for the pastlLegionnaires, will attend Girls' lyee Jaeobson wasl State at Ellensburg June 25 to !-president and Mrs.[July 2, their tuition and expens- t .seeretary-treasurer.les being paid for the ten-day pc- !nell was attended bY]riod by the A~xiliary. or representatives Each year, one or two high organizations of the school girls from the junior class reported dates activities, so of dates could be was attended by School students who in a "Recreation making a study as of the American His- L Atnot was spokesman and told of the made among stu- of the communi- is being done else- introduced the other ch spoke of the need m of supervised rec- the teenagers, and :hat at present young seek their amuse- town. . . ~uesten told oi ex- r localities to pro- )/he recreation for -~, reporting that a ) is operating very at Darrington, and nunity is at present ;reation building. said that they had gations in Everett, police station dur- T, and were in- operation of the for the youth of Was definitely a con- toward reduction of z. She said that receives some sup- Community Chest. People were assured was sympa- make an effort Problem. G. N, ,blod Tuesday by a Prichard, R. 3, Arl- the Red Cross to her son, Pvt. Les- Yblod is in the Tokio recuperating from Pvt. Nyblod ruptured appendix, quite ill, but, ac- letter, is now out are sent to Ellensburg for ten days intensive training in Amer- icanism. They are selected by their class for outstanding abil. ity in leadership and group participation.. The announcement of the names of the winners was made by Mrs. Eunice Russell, Auxil- iary president, who said the aux- iliary will pay the $50 tuition Only 335 girls may participate in tl~e Girls' State. Organized in 1947, Girls' State program is nationwide and sets up a mythical city, county and state government for the purpose of developing leadership among the youth of this country towards the responsibilities of American citizenship and its duties, rights and privileges. Of the girls, Patricia Cyra*, daughter of John Cyra, is an honor student of Arlington High, excells in gRls' athletics, mem- ber of Pep Club, Tri-Y and Stu- dents' Council. Cathy Walker is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Walker. She is an honor student, active in Girls' Athletics, Pep Club and Tri-Y. The national president of The American Legion Auxiliary says' "Girls' State is a positive pro- gram for Americanism. 4t is vi- tal, it is real, it is earnest in its endeavors. We can safeguard, maintain and build a better America only in proportion to our individual willingness to work for and to provide for its needs. Our need is to train our youth in the fundamentals of Americanism." .O Kites Fly High For Cubs and Scourers It is a question who had the most fun last Saturday in the Qub Scout Kite Flying contest, the Cubs or the leaders. The der- by was held at the Bob Williams place, south of town, many Cubs turning out for the event, and each going home with blue, red or white ribbons. Karly Larson, of Bryant, won top honors for that letters the highest flying kite. Would be a big help Treats were served to all pres- His address ant at the close of the day. The lie Gerald Nyblod, committee in charge was I~ugene Tokio Army Hos-Pearse and Tony Bjorn. Others Co c/o P: M., San assisting were Bob Williams, Art alif. Brownlow, Henry Lawty, Don Britsch, Fred Quistdorf and Niles Darrow. Stohhetse There will be a Pack meeting _ !~ ~ ~ Thursday, April 30, at the Roose- r.l.a, velt Cafeteria. }.T.A. meeting, Mon- ~th, 8 p.m., in High BQARD ADVISED T~SELL PROPERTY )Afar arranged for] Xt the meeting of the advis- both fathers and lory committee of the local school district, held Tuesday evening at :the high school, the matter of selling certain school properties was discussed, and in a secret ballot the board was advised to sell. The properties are: The old Jim Creek school site, the Bryant school site and the house and lot below the Washington school property, facing French avenue. Will be privileged ~lph M. Stolzheise Stolzheise, who in neuropsychia- on the topic, musical attraction fin solo numbers by director of elemen- ton schools. dated March 17, to use our chains a single time. ld, Mrs. Elinore The scenery is magnificent. r tells of a motor]The most gorgeous I have ever :age, Alaska. Mrs.lseen. Accommodations were rath- daughter of Mrs.]er rustic, but quite comfortable. 226 McLeod, Arl-]We ran into some celd weather :tar follows: ]---30 and 40 belbw zero in the kstield: ]Yukon Territory, .but were able to write and tell[to find a heated storage for our when I reached car each night.' People who traveled from Ed- a grand one. We monton the other way, ran into n 6 days---2,500 much worse roads than we did. only from 7 until I imagine the summer time-- order to Dawson late June, July, Aug. and Sept. Hart ttighway it would be, fine traveling. The roads are packed hard enough so rutty in some there shouldn't be too rhuch dust.' best part of the a r TLere are hundreds of lakes and nd good. The e] . . at not bad From fishing, they say, is just won- derful to Tok Junction , al ~. -+ ~^-~+ ~ We didn t ~ee any wild game ~ed with dry .unn i out saw lots of tracks oz moose xx7 ....... ~.-.~ +..I and wolves and fox ~. vv~ ll~V~l llctU tUI . ..- ...... The Glen Highway from Tok !|.-~i7 Junction to Anchorage is paved I ~l lour most of the way, some 350 miles 1~ provided to give or functions thai nature. All event~ fee is charged, or advertised will appeal The charge will be minimum of $I.00 Silvana. Music Kenny. {-'--L-oc-A L 399 P.m. the first Fri- month in the Vic- ity Hall Our p.m. May 1st. Secre ry. night. Un- MARY YORKE ~ ' JO~'CE BROSE Valedictorian Mary Yorke and Salutatorian Joyce B~se were announced this week for the grad- uating class of nineteen htmdred and fifty-three 0.~ Arlt~ton High School. Mary, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Yorke of ~ingtoff, holds top honors in her class with a grade point average of 3.918. To gain this average M~" has sustained almost a straight A grade. As her parr'In the graduation exercise, Mary will make, he speech "Going Our Way.' This fall she plans to further her education at t,he University of Wash~gton. Joyce Bro:e, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan B~ of Lake Goodwin, also has a high grade point average of 3.805 to take second honors. Her spe~ at graduation will be "Things Worth- while." This fall Joyce plans to enter Western Wa~hing3~n College of Education.. The speaker that was chosen by the senior class f~his year was Bill Goerlich. The topic for his speech.will be "Guide Posts." ~:~ _~=, The faculty s~eaker for this year has not been chos~ a~ ,~:hnd will be announced later. The graduation exercise will take place the~,evenin~ of May 28, in the Arlington High School auditorium. ~k ' The last day we made 575 miles. The weather has been fine here 'cept cold, 8 and 10 below zero but it has warmed up here now] and is snowing. There isn't as] much snow here as usual and the[ spring breakup seems on the Way. ] t think we chose the right: time to travel--a week sooner' would have even been better severely bruised. However, n However, I did feel sorry for bones were.broken. . , . l~eople bringing house trailers., j~ne acc!aen~.occurrea a oou~ Naturally the weight and all the z.:m a.m:, n educing employea on hills made it rough going. Any-lme mgm snlK. way this area is over its housing,. He was taken to the . Arling- shorta e nd her r ton nospKal m me am~mance g a ~ e a e 16ts of[ - ......... trailers for sale here, reasonable.] The ambulance was also'called This last just in case some one[ on the 14th to transport C. R. inquires about such things. [Weatherbee, of R. 5 to the Ever- ELINORE PEARSON BARKER.] General Hospital. From left to right: Finise'Brown, Sentinel; Carsten ~koderson, Reporter; Allan Vance, Presi- dent; Robert Paterson, Vice-President; John Engstrom, Secretary; Kenneth Nelson, Treasurer. "C .oki- g I F.F .... :-------- ----- .A. Members L ,Patrons Scan - ] Friday, April 24 A nual Banquet ..... .3chool Budget A~ 11r. / ;;| About two hundred F. F A. [ " I At the public meeting at the wmKes rluw. members, parents, and guests;m~ ~,.~,~,,, i.~t T .... ~ .... ~,~h~ enjoyed the annual Future Farm. th'~'pre~i'm~nar[v~budge~"f"or"lse'5~ ers banquet, held Tuesday night 3chool year was presented and Anril 14th at the High School explained by Supt. Thomas Tar. cafeteria ....... %:on. The t~ud~et calls for a to- ~ I " " " l tal expenditure of $413,390.26, ~ne tables were oright with Whic!] is about $26,000 over the oas~ets of daffodils and blue 1953 figure, and yellow streamers. Place *~ ,.'~ _~,.+^., ....... ~ +,.. 1~ l,VetT$ ~)OI.I~LI Oil[ tflat tH~ ~ards merenb:O:le[~eWclthethe~,state legislature increased the ' .~' ..... ""-?'-lattcndep.ce day allowance from e~enUot~c~uae~rras~::esI' maSe~'135c to 40e per pupil day, and al~o able salad rolls nickles ~ie a that it grznted the local board 14 , , t~ , M - la mode, coffee and milk. I mllls instead of 12, Kenneth Nelson, Carsten Broder- son, and Finise Brown, opened the program with the F F. A. rit- ual. The following program was ALYCE HAZELTINE enjoyed: Music by the Music De- Alyce Hazeltine, home econ- partmenf; F. F. A. History, Alien omics specialist for the G. E. Vance~ Fairs, Gary Zwicker; Par- Supply Co., will conduct a free liamentary Procedure, Jim Mor- cooking school at the Winkes gan; Piano Solo, Jim Dunning. Hardware on Friday afternoon, The address of the evening wa., April 24. : , given by Mr. Arnold Z. Smith Miss Hazeltine will demon-Snohomish County Agrieultura strate G. E. appliances, the 3- Extension Agent. way oven and the new automatic o deep well fryer. .~ The Winkes Hardware have A. H. Band Wins fitted up a.display room in rear of the store in which the cooking Su]~erloiF Ra[inO" demonstrations will be held Miss Hazeltine will start her[ Competing with a field ol demonstrations on the hour be. ]twenty' bands at the annual ginning at } o clock an(] con-]Band and Orchestra competition, tinuing until 4 p.m. ]held at Bothell Saturday, April I ~ ]18,the Arlington High School Elmer Williams ]Band won the highest possible [rating, that of superior, thus making a "grand slam" for Roy Has Close Call M. Latsen, high school mus:c in- structor, and his cha~ges, for the May Day Music Festival At High School April 28 The Arlington High School an- nual May Day Music Festival will be given at the High School auditorium on Tuesday evening, April 28, at 8 o'clock, the theme being "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody." Among the features will be the Coronation of the Queen; Spirit of Music, presented by the Con- cert Band and Choir; special sec- ular numbers by combined choirs, including a surprise num- Elmer Williams, R. 1, Arling- ton, escaped serious injury last Saturday morning when his shirt sleeve was caught in shaftingat the Arlington Lumber & Plywood Co. mill, on the airport. His shirt was stripped off and he was pulled against the shaft- ing, his arm and shoulder being bar dedicated to the alumni, and ,~raduating seniors. The concert band and a cappella choir will concert. There will also be a Maypo|e dance featuring Miss Bonnie Simme, in her last appearance as Arlington's favorite ballerina. A special feature will be the Brooklyn Baseball Cantata, by the school choir. It is an abbre- viated form of operetta, and will feature the vocalists Miss Joyee Brose and Glenn Tissue, 'and other capable leaders will be Jerry Carter, Marvin Halvorson. The Intermediate Band under the direction of Mr: Albert Kuhn will play a concert commencing share the main features of the at 7:30 until 7:55. Ancient Pioneer International On Display At /Scholarship Tea Pioneer Park Saturday April 25 Looking down on the Stilla- Plans are now complete fi~ guamisho valley., many, many the P.E.O. International Schol- years Delore White men ureamea .. ~.~ ,.^,., ,.~._ ,.._ ............. arshlp Tea tv ~,= ,=~u ~,um ~w~ o~ me ~ew worm an anclen~ "v ......... 7' . ~ . to fl e, Saturdav afternoon, April e~r ~ree, ouHete~ oy wlna, rain 25 at the home'of Mrs L C Pal and snow grew to an immense mar Mrs Henr" Backstr=-:''uen- size, while many events of his-, eral" chairman ~'is bein-Uassi~~' tory over the last 700 years werei hv Mr~ n,~n~'~ M,~t,~ gwh, ~ taking place. , ..... I c~lfmr"ge~" o'~'~e~ te"a'~t'~bl"e"~ "~ l lne monarcn OI Ine lores] was ~..~..., ..... ,+, ...... ~:. ,x..,_ i~=,,=,~ ,as~ ,_,cmuer anu ,am=u Huber Mrs Arthur Thorn,~,~ away to the mill... .X ., and Mrs. E. R. Meier. Mrs C. F. Tne 14oal & uoerg mill atl " . Knudson, assisted by Mrs, ]~M~- Granite Fails cut the tree into~,~.t M.,,~ei~]a M~.o n mt~. ~o ooat lumoer out mey saveu one ..... ., ~.'~ ~n,~.., __a .-~,, seenon, wmcn.)s ~ ~. m mngmI serve as hostesses in the dinia~ and 11 ft in alameter I _, . . " ." . room. An Everett string trio eom- "lnlS secnon was placea on a nosed nf Jan"* Jo*" "i--" *-"" concrete base at the Stlllagua- ~ m...~,. ..... .~ r,~.__ ~,-.., m].sh Valley .pioneers Park last krout, violin-s, will present music ~rlaay ann It Will De cleanea _ ..... ,. , .... ......... during the aft~..uv.. ann [reatea so mat it wm wire-A charge will be collected at stand the ravages of weather, tnd will remain as part of the Pioneer records of the great for- ests that once stood in the val- ley and on the slopes of the Stillaguamish drainage. The section' was placed last Friday by the Real & Oberg Lumber Co., assisted by Ted Hammerly. the door from guests. This mon- ey, along with contributions from other P.E.O. chapters in the United States, will go toward in- ternational scholarships for for- eign students to come to this country for education or for wor- thy American students to stud~ abroad. Miss June Hergert, her- self an international scholarship -o winner, will speak and present Fire .,:" ,an exhibit of Chinese articles. J ~ Word has been received that I* o |1 Iseveral cars of visiting P.E.O.s LInc. awanson home ]and their guests from Everett, While Mr. and Mrs. Swanson~Bellingham, Anacortes and Mr. were over at a neighbor's home lVernon will attend the tea as viewing television last Thursday well as local members and their night, fire broke out in their[frienas. home, Burke Ave., and spread] -----------o - rapidly, doing much damage to]Local U lit ~[~-- the interior of the house. ] ~.) U ~ ~/ii The fire was discovered by An-[IF~ ~ t"~ ]~ U .... D~ll dy Pedrson, a neighbor, whoI ~.,. II .%..,.13. IIIUIIiU[ ll~llI-il turned in the fire alarm. [ The men and women of Cen- Firemen responded quickly. Altral Washington Co!lege in El- dense pall of smoke poured from] lensburg with their ' Do Not Dis- the house, and flames were Iturb, Genius at Work" signs have breaking through the kitchen "done it" again according to window when the firemen at-l grade releases received from the tacked the fire. registrars office this week. Forty- Little water was required to one students received straight :ubdue the fire. However, such "A's for the winter quarter, des- intense heat had been generated ~hat every room of the house :as affected. Tile flames .originating prob- ably in the kitchen, swept the kiichen and dining room, the zmoke and heat b~istering and :taining:furniture in the living oom. The bedrooms, on the east ~4de of the house, also were dam- aged although not as severely as the rooms on the west side. Fire also went into the attic up a stairway. Although the floor coverings Were d~,maged, the floors and structural framework of the house were not too severelyy damaged. A modest amount of insurance was carried. INSTKLL D--~I~ Of the total budget of $413,. City street crews recently corn- Allen Vance, president, assist- 390.00 the local contribution will pleted laying drain tile which is ed by the following officers: Fobert Peterson, John Engstrom, be $53,323.31. now carrying water from the The budget does not include small creek which crosses Stilla- funds for- kindergarten. This guamish avenue from the Lang item must be raised through a]property near east end of First special levy. This will be sub-]street. For years the stream has mitted to the school patrons in]emptied into a swamp on school May. at which time they will be'[property. It is hoped that the di- asked to vote a 3-mill levy for version into the sewer will cause kindergarten support.______._ [the drying up of the swamp. current 1952-53" school year, the choir having received a Superior rating previously. This is the first time in the his- tory of the school, that both or- ganizations have come home with top honors. There were three judges, who commended the band on their fine precision tonal balance and intonation. O BARLOW TO SPEAK AT GRANITE FALLS ignated by the registrar's office as "4.0." A total of 345 names were on the list which was comprised of those students earning a "B'" av- erage or better. Seventy-seven students r~eive grades average~ between :~3.99. From Snohomish County those students placed on the boner roll included Darrington, Eliza- beth Riddle~ Arlington, Donald Simpson. CPtLENDAR ] April 25, "Car Wash" at Lamp l Service Station, by Rainbow [ Girls, all day. | April 28, Music Festival, I-ligh~t** School. -- " April 30. Cub Scouts, goose- ,, velt School Cafeteria, 7:30. ' May 9. Rainbow Tea at home of C. J. Jacobsen. May 12. SilVer Tea, Arlington Hospital, auspices H0sp~tal Guild. May z4. Baccalaureate. May 25, Public Installat:on, ,Rainbow Girls, A. O. U. W. nail, 8 p. m. May 28. Commencement. SECTION OF ANCIENT FIR TREE placed on display at the Stillqguamish Valley Pioneer Park. Those in picture are: Left, C. L. Marsh, president of the Pioneer Association, Donald Britsch, Ben Oberg, Ted Hammerly, Bill Real.--Times Photo. County Assessor C. L. Barlow will talk to taxpayers at Granite Falls on Friday night, April 24. The meeting will be held at the grade school gymnasium at 8 p.m. )