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'AGE TWO TItE ARLINGTON TIMES, ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON, THURS., APRIL 23, 1953. Youth Party ,At M. E. Church The Youth Group of the First Methodist Church enjoyed a :party in the church basement Sunday evening. It was reward - night for the red team with the blue team serving refreshments. The theme of the April' Show- era Umbrella Party was "Show- era of Blessings," with lovely ~crepe paper streamers of rainbow colors swooping up to a huge center of varied colored balloons. Small umbrellas posted about, i announced the name of each game, and on each girl was pinned a pair of red paper, boots and each boy a yellow pair. The center of buffet table was decorated with crepe paper dollsi ~f rainbow colors under the theme umbrella decorated with streamers of rainbow hue. Other l tables were centered with spring bouquets and decked with daffo- dil favors. After several games w e r played the group was entertained by a girls' trio consisting of Mary Kroeze, Sharlene Kraetz and Sharon H u t t o n followed by .Charles McQuesten and Judson Reece singing and playing on their mandolin and guitar with Mrs, McMahan helping with the vocal harmony. The game of most fun seemed to be the one where each person burst one of the hanging bal- loons, from which fell a clever fortune causing much laughter. After scripture verses were read each set about enjoying the grand lunch and during this time Mrs. McMahan awarded ~the red team their prizes, high point winner being Sylvia Kraetz. 'Calamity Jane' Rides Again--This Time for Civil Defense Once a .famous name of the Old West, "Calamity Jane" today is a new, highly versatile rescue service truck built by Reo Motors, Inc., for the Federal Civil Defense Administra- tion. Carrying 99 different items in its ingeniously arranged body, the truck will serve as a mobile base of operations for rescue work in the event of disasters. It combines the "operations of an ambulance, fire truck and utility trouble-shooter. The "Calamity Janes" have been ordered by civil defense agencies in 28 states, Guam and Hawaii. It is shown here on "Disaster Street," a unique Civil Defense training center at Olney, Md. There were 25 present plus the ............. eight adults who helped to span- vov ,-...~. ,v ,,,t,~. sot the party. NEXT WEDNESDAY The regular Youth Meeting] The Oso P.T.A. will meet at will be next Sunday evening atlthe school house at 8 p.m. Wed- 7 p.m. in the church baSement.]nesday, April 29. All patrons are All young people are invited tolurged to attend as there will be attend or to visit us. election of officers. NO Undercoater Neededl , Gleaming White... 20 , teautiful Colorsl Trocle Mark MIRACLE LUSTRE ENAMEL and washes like baked enamel. Idlchen and bathroom walls, cello md all woodwork. Gives a tough surfoce . . . QUART stains, scuffs, INaudges, boiling . .. even hot Phone 481 HOW TAKE THE "HOPPING" SHOPPING Your most convenient and relaxed shopping can be done seated at the telephone with the help of the classified pages of your directory! There at your fingertips are all the businesses, services and products you need, carefully indexed for you. Your shoppin6 is accomplished with a minimum of time and effortl TELEPHOIE C$MPIIY Try itl Next time shop the classified way and take the "hopping" out of your shopping! Tulip Show ]travel agency people, the showt Another new and was scheduled this year to coin-J feature of the show __In , ka it Valley cide with a Tillicum Tour of the dew boxes with the Skagit area, so that the travel: scenes leading agency personnel could again April 25 26 see the colorful displays.~ "fields" and - life tulips. Birds One Seattle flower and garden mounted--some in Blooms by the thousands willI authority has described the show nests, will help ,~reet visitors to the 1953 SkagitJ as an exceptional amateur un- show's theme of Valley Tulip Show being held in',dertaking having a perfect pro- spring." In the b~( LaConner, Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th. fessionalgram chairmantUch' A televisiOnviewing pro-the fence.displays will be a Two gymnasiums will be usedibloom extravaganza, lamentedI for the many and varied dis-[that he didn't have colored TV,. CARD OF plays, well calculated, ,t bring so that the show could be put onJ, My most heartfelt forth the oh s and ahs of the the air in all its color '*" ......'-' ....... es mousanas expectea to attenaI This year one of the featureslforting sympathy in this year's event, l will cover the balcony of one oflsorrow. For the fine The Skagit Tulip Show is onelthe gyms, showing Mount Baker ' service by Rev. A. D. of the outstanding displays of]in a three-dimensional motifithe lovely songs by its kind put on by any of thelwith hundreds of tulips in thelMoll, and for the ma towns in Western Washington, l foreground, giving the perspec-I am deeply grateful." as attested by the increased at- tive of tulip fields ranging 0utlDavies. tendance and comments from the from the base of the mountain. A visitors from many parts of thel French care at the base will give Times classified ads Northwest. At the request of state added color, sults Phone 493. I OSO Mrs. Nellie George, corresDo~.dent. Mrs. Margaret Mark's eighty third birthday was celebrated in a happy manner at her home April 9th when several friends and relatives called bringing gifts and well wishes. Later in the afternoon all enjoyed a nice luncheon. Mrs. Sarah Prichard and Miss Doris Marshall visited Mrs. Ny- bled in Marysville, Sunday. Mrs. Marie King of Startup visited the Marks family for a few days. Mr. Joe Bound from Snohomish visited relatives and friends here aunt's children, while their par- ents were on a trip. Mrs. Tillie Mathis and son Kenneth attended the ball game in Seattle Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Cole called on his aunt, Mrs. Jennie Brooks at Trafton, one day of last week. CEDARVALE- I* GRANDVIEW Helen Sheppard. corr. I The Boulder Imptrovement Club I vious Monday. Mrs. Brook's friends all join with their sympa- thy in htr loss. James Martin came up from Seattle Saturday to spend the week-end with his family at the Jenner home. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Ikonen and sons Wayne and Stanley of Seat- tle spent the week-end with the Russell Rhynard' family. Jim Montgomery has again taken over the fire warden job in this vicinity. It's necessary to have permits now in order to burn. Mrs. Omer Foster of Belling- ham, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Fred Jenner, went to Home Acre district Wednesday to visit their brottler Walter Jennings and his wife. Mrs. Mae Thompson was a re-i cent visitor in Arlington with her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Win Inrp,~n. The Mt. Wheeler Grange had a very interestirlg program at their social meeting on Friday night. Mr. Ball and Graver Hinman met at the W. F. Paterson home April 17th. Nineteen members were present. After~the meeting a delicious lunch was served by Mrs. Paterson. The next meeting will be the 15th of May at the Clarence Heimer home. Bob Germain has left for Ban- ners Ferry, Idaho, to work for the summer. Visitors at the P. C. Sheppard home this week were Mrs. Fern Thomsen of Parkland, Mr. and over the week,end. Mrs Frank Albin and children, Mrs. Elmer Robb and daugh- and Miss Timmie Sheppard. tars of Arlington spent a day last Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beck of week visiting with Mrs. Clark Darrington called at the F. M. Knights. Coffman home Sunday. [ Vernon Whitely. of Seattle vist- " Tl~e ....... ~,,,,,,~,,,~:,~'~ ...... ~.~ciatesI ed on Sunday w]th Payton Brad le "[the work the county has done on[ Y',.. .. ~ , . . the Cedar Vale Loop and Jack-] ~nlrley tsrumDaugn was in ~nn hill rn~d~ Marysville from Thursday until ~":" .... ",~,-"~" .. ...... I Sunday evening carin-" for her mr. aria ~vlrs. t~ooert t~alvln anal " ~ son of Big Lake, were callers at the C. A. Sheppard home Mon- day. The C. A. S]keppards spent Sat- urday at the Bredemuhls helping with some field work. The Snohomish County Soil Conservation district bulldozer Mrs. Brook's brother of Wen- has been in the neighborhood,at atchee had passed away the pre- the Lyle Stuart, C. A. Sheppard and W. F. Peterson places. brought several specimen of roc~s to display and discuss. ~nhere was a good crowd attend- g. Potluck lunch was served later in the evening. After a series of eye examina- tions, Bert Armstrong was sent to the Veterans Hospital at Port- land, where he has had many x-rays but no diagnosis has been made at this time. O The strik;ng new Eel Air Sport Coupe, one of 16 beautiful models in 3 great new series. INCLUDING S RAYTHEON CLOCK RADIOS AND TWO . . RAYTHEON TV SETS WITH VHF & UHF BUILT RIGHT INI FUN! EASY! FREE! Get FREE entry blank at any of the Raytheon dealers llsfed below. Winners announced every week. Pucje Sound area only. Don't miss this opportunity to win a FREE Raytheon TV set! DID YOU KNOW ... that Raytheon has the largest electron- ics engineering staff in the world? That Raytheon builds most of the radar equipment used? That ~o set can boast the inside engineering of Raytheon? See Raytheon at... G. D. DUNNING Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Dee~er of Texas and his .grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Deeter of Granite Falls visited relatives here last week. Mrs. John Thompson (Blanche) and her family of Seattle spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Knights. Little Jackie Evans is out of school with a case of mumps, the first case reported in our lo- cal school this year. Miss Bonnie Mortenson and her girl friend visited in Port- land during the week-end. Mr. G. W. Sapp has returned to California as he has sold his 313 Olympic, Arlington Chevrolet's improved Velvet-Pressure Jumbo-Drum Brakes give maximum stopping power with maximum 'ease of application Chevrolet owners have long been con- shield and all windows of property -- the former Kimball place--to Joe Running. Mr. Sapp was injured some time ago when he fell while pruning a fruit tree, thereby was unable to care for the place. Dalton Gentry, Ronald Pum- phry, Jeanne Bradley and a friend Barbara Gruwell, enjoyed a trip to Deception Pass, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Davis re- ceived word that they are great grandparents to a boy, Dale A1- len, born in Seattle to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Baijot of Ed- monds. The little one joins three[ little sisters. The mother is thei former Mac Mu~__ -- J Use Times Classlfiect Ads - J effective, economical. vinced that they have the sa[est as well as the largest brakes on any low-priced car. And that is even more true in 1953. This year you will find much smoother, more responsive brake action.., up to 23 % less pedal pressure.., and a softer, more velvety [eel of operation. Realize, too, that here is the only low- priced car with sturdy Fisher Unisteel Construction, Safety Plate Glass in wind- MORE PEOPLE BUY coupes, extra-easy Power many other important safety factorS, you'll understand why owners rate new Chevrolet tops. Come in; see and drive this advanced car, and we believe your order nowl *Optionah at Power Steering available on all modelS. tinuation o/~tandard equipment and trial trated is dependent on availability o/ CHEVRoLETS THAN ANY OTHER PHONE 871 - ARLINGTON, WASH.