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PAGE TWO THE ARLINGTON TIMES, ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON, TltURSI)AY, AUG. 9, 195]. -- m,, l]l Jacobs of Arlington; Mr. and Mrs. week at~the Albert Skaglund[Whitson and Earl Templeton..~-,~b ~-~,,~b ,~ ~-~ R,~f~ Herman Keller of Oak Harbor, home were aillian Roscoe andl Don Wicken arrived home lastlI~JvaL IaUI|L [L~. aJ. u~auul BRYANT ~L OSO ,.h,,asalsoh_~clLOlShl~arKer ..... oii~itlncrArllngton,hor Peggy Sparring" of Coos Bay, ISaturday evening" to visit' ' home]~r2l~,lnO'* ~-]~rJa [q~ Y'~r~ ~l Alice Thomsen [I Mrs. Nellie George, ..................... ~, --~ ~ ~ a ~r Emil Snarrin~r~ ~- *w weeks' leave from ~'a~'waaa6 aa~,a,,, ,i,., a~,~a,~ a, rand arents since therevlous Phone 250W3 ]1 correspondent. ,_,re .... r. an .... s. , b m,,s mr ~ o I g .... ,tP,, P of Marysville, daughter Alice]his Navy base at San Diego. IT .... Jn., A .... T]~,~' Thursday last week Mr. and/ With birthdays and weddin --~l~e-~.aris Bates family went Skaglund of Seattle, and Mr.] Miss Donna Garrett of Belling-IIU~Ua~9 ~;pt. -I ]~II]USO au~; ~Irs. Schewe of Milwaukee, Wis.,|anniversaries in the Parker to Arlington Sunday to the Hildmg Holland of Swedelham spent last week-end at theI Four hundred lucky appli-I Renewing his arrived at the Paul Wegner/ family, the family gathered :home, also Elsie Reise of Seattle/ Sunday at Doris Marshall farm "Tarheel" picnic, which was an "*~'="- ....... e mere ]Mrs. ~ewey nlnaerman home. I cants will receive permits for theIThe Times, E. H. vtMted tw(J days. The two ladies/for a family picnic. Those en- enjoyable affair. . The lvit. wheeler ~rang . .. "l George Hinderman of Fortl ......... , ...... ,~l~n^~., o o ~-,~ Mr and Mrs Robt Eichler of oers sponsorea a picnic at the]Lewis was called home Thursday[spec|ai lviountaln t~,, ........... i~,u= ......., .... wentare nieceSto Lakef Mr.samammishWegner. Sat-/All/Mrs.JyingGtentheparkerday withwere Mr.Mr. andand Seatt'le were "recent" overni ht Harry Sparks home last SundayI w ek b ca s of illness be held from September 161writes The Times as g " of last e e u e , guests of Martin" Mayer. On their The Joe Mulhollands of Seattle[and death of his father, through 30. i "I am enjoying utday to visit the Wegner's son./ Mrs. Howard Parker and chil- Mr. and Mrs. John Freeberg,~dren of Dar.rington; Mr. and return theywere accompanied and Mrs. J: R_PiersonOLeAr g 1 A party driving to road's end] Those interested in applyingland as happy as can their daughter and her husband|Mr~ Leo Williams al~idrsf~?l~ oy lv iargaret mayer, WhO will ~"~er~ "~"~r~~" -~'~:n*e^u~|n Mt. Baker last Sunday were[for the controlled goat hunt[t0 read The Times ;and baby, were Sunday callersl.o~ "rraimn; Mr. ana . . . spena oalance o~ ner vacation m~,~,v ~ i~a. ~uu,. u~ a .uu t u tMr and Mrs. Sim Wilson andlshould send their applicationsl ........... ---- ~-ie with them. .. .... pot luc~ aInner. . . . [Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Whitson andlon a penny postcard to the Statel ~.uout ~, u~ ,~y ~, at the Wegner home. I Mr. and Mrs. Z. P. Booth went Mr and Mrs ~arls uates and Mrs r~arry bparKsaria~ars |chil,~ro. of ~nrl Mr ~o,~^ r, .... .~.^.,. gnu ~,,,~.... I llngton 1 WOUlO oe . ., . y ... ~, . family accompamed Farm par- Lawrence Fry were Seattle vls-/ and Mrs. G. F. Whitson and!Avenue North, Seattle. The cardllost without the pal .. Mrs.. Carl Nelson of iS eatte~,lto Cedar Falls to visit the Berg- " " " . ...... Mar sville ......... c u ................ - ....... " ~ormeriy o~ ~weae l-llll, s Yldahls then to Yakima for fruitcuts, Mr.. and Mrs_S. M. Bates. . ltors last Monday. |the'lr house guest, Mrs. Estella|should include the name,, ad-[to be able to read it ill It was reported to be. .polio,[ and back over Blewett Pass. of Oar.rlngton, to ~ottage LaKe Albert Skaglund and ~ilding/Gestje. The mountain top was]dress, license number and identi-[it at the age of 90 y~ ~u( we. hope not, aria wish ner[This was their first trip over ~o visit l~r. aria ~virs. war.son, iHogland of Swede Heaven left[teeming with people-bud they[lying words "Goat HUnt." Not E H BEATH" ~peeay recovery. Ithe pass and they thought the ~a~uraay. ~. [last Monday for Soap Lake,[were all enjoying the snow andlmore than two names can be]-- ...... ".. Sunday visitors at the L. M. seener" ver'~ ,~,,,~,,, .~, ~, 1 ., There .are u mes as we go]where they hope to derive some|sun The last several miles oflsubmitted on one card I~___~e Stuart home were Mr. Stewart's[ The ~oyal Heights Sewing Club mrough l!re, when we see court[benefits from the healing wa-|road has a layer of new rock in[ A-'plications must be in the[~:~t~orr-7~t~ you n a~n lather and mother Mr. and Mrs. , . |met Thursday w~th Kllma Cox tesies aria again, anu]ters there. /preparation for the covering of[ den~rtment office bv 4 n m [ or~urm~ure,.no~ L E. Stuart, of Snohomish, hlsl and Hilma McFarland, hostess- i~ makes us wonuer why ~ ~s so. Th^ -a-^i ......w ......... r | fine gravel to be '~ut on soon asI ~ ~" ...... f_.~,"" , "_'1 ~,,,e~ ~:,~,,~u ,,-. ~'ter, Mrs. Davis of Palmles It was decided to paint the,-ast ............ yea, a mau"3 m~" iug~ .......... cm~cu~l c p ~ ng ul ~,e ~y.n,nu~ -~ .~" . . i beptemoer to De e~lglme xorl .~prings, Calif., Mr. and Mrs.Iclubhouse. ~ ...... ' ....... ~ ....n trav /man,was mourned by hxs many]much road machinery is in the]the drawing which will be held] Records for the pus Devries of Snohomish and Mrs.[ Grange will meet Friday, Aug. ]~,,~,~,, ~.~,~,~o.,~ ~.~.. ,'~,-~e'] friends here and elsewhere as[area- [on September 4 in the Arlington|indicate that getting ? .... ."". ~'.''~',s'" [v ...... _'_'_.'::,_'~ demonstrated by the attendance/ Mr and Mrs Alvin Mathison! City Hall This year's hunt thel one thing and gettin Brooks of Sedro-Woolley. . [ 10. Edna Brendemuhl will show tery ,~ast ~wonaay, two ears With/ - , ' their oceu--ants, stood idl~ b', in~and the .scores of floral offer-| and family of Seattle were last/state s third in a row, will cover] quite a different m -- Mr. Oscar Williams, cousin[ her beautiful slides of Alaska ...... t ~v~,~ a~ w,~ ~en(all-! lugs at hm funeral last Monday.[ Sunday guests at the Charles|the same area as last year's ex-[ less than 25 per cent *aul Wdliams of West Plums,[scenery. ,.,o~o,~n ,~,,~,~ w ....... ~,~n o,, The pallbearerswere, George[Templetons and helped to eele-/eept that the Mt. Chopaka regmn[corded in the two p ~o., now stationed at Ft. Lewis,[ The Grange Picnic at Shuhs ~, ............................ " Mahl D .... ,h ..... ~,, ,,~,~nh *-ovellin- inurn, enny Pierson, Dale[brate the birthday of Mrs. Tern-| in Okanogan County w~ll be]In 1949, 82 were was a week-end visitor at the~Park on Lake Goodwin Sunday .................. z ~" s Wi k I , ~Villiams home. Other visitors was well attended, was a huge the other lane side by side with c en, M. S. Purnell, George pleton. | closed, year s total was u Sunday were Robert Poyner of success and was enjoyed by all the procesgion, with no thought Rochester, Wash,. and Robert attending. Dutch Hopkins' side of an oncoming car. What were Wade of Everett. lost the ball game with a score they trying to do, make arrange- -. Mrs.. F. W. Sn~oke and Mrs. of 18 to 9 in favor of Bill Mc- merits for another funeral? t;~ri ~ratlana spent the say with Farland's side The tug of war Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Smith Mrs. Dora Kemp of Everett. was one of the'best in the North- (Roberts) of Mabton came here Friday afternoon callers on west. The teams were very well Tuesday to get their daughter ~he F. W. Smokes were Mr. and matched up. It took 10 minutes Janet, who had visited for some Carl Matson of East Stun- to get 10 feet. time with her grandparents, Mr. wood. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Jack of Se- and Mrs. ~ack Davis. They were The Bissel farm on the.Sunde attle were week-end guests at joined on Wednesday by Mr. oad has been purchased by a the J. B. Thomsen home, and and Mrs. Elmer Davis and boys ~ormer resident of Alaska. attended the Grange Picnic. from the Radar station and by Mrs. Idaho Crandell and Mrs. Mrs. Les Haddenham and Shar- Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Smith of ~Aaud Dezotell spent Thursday on were up from Sunday eve- White Horse and enjoyed a din- ~a Seattle. ning to Tuesday. Doris helped her at the Davis home. On Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Rengler, prepare "chickens for the locker. Thursday Howard Davis came ~r., former residents of Arling- Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hadden- home from Fort Ord for a thirty- bin, are visiting with thein son ham of Bremerton are the proud day furlough and again a ram- mad daughter-in-law, Jerry and parents of a boy born July 28--- fly dinner on Thursday in Larch. Their home is in Comp- 8 lbs. 12 oz., Kenneth Charles. which Clifford and wife of Kirk- TO OUR EMPLOYEES: sequently, zhe increase resulting from such a ~on, Calif. They are also doing Mrs. Haddenham was Cleo land joined with them. ~ compromise would be wholly unjustified. Fur some salmon fishing while here. Forbes, daughter of Will Forbes, The local friends of the Hinder- You have been informed of the previous nego- thermore, we had already offered the maximur~ ~ _ , a former resident of this district, man family join in offering fictions which we had with the committee of the -- _-|~RC~ ~O~ Mrs. Margaret Patrick and their humble sympathy in the increase which we believe we could justify under children of Seattle visited at the loss last week of their husband Union and' the several proposals which we had the regulations of the Wage Stabilization Board. Brendemuhl home Wednesday. ind father, Dewey HindermaI previously made, culminating in our offer of 10c! Ii support of this statement, we are setting forth Church has started again at of Hazel. He left many friends, per hour for certain wage groups and llc per below a comparison of wage rates presently in the Bethel Mission Church at Albert and Philip Erwin of hour for others; also, the Union's demand for 15c effect for a few job classifications in compar Grandview. There are graded Seattle are spending their vaca- per hour from which they did not recede. classes for the children and tion with the Lee Baker family, able communities in the State Of Washington: adults. Everyone welcome to at- ------------o ..... In an endeavor to end the strike which has tend. Church and Sunday School " been in progress since July 24, we again met with starts at 10:30 a.m. Mrs. Anna Harding and daugh- HAZEL the Union's Negotiating Committee on August 3 ( Top Wagefor40-Hour Week "~ ters left Sunday for their home [ Mrs. Whitson, ] and 4. During these negotiations, we made fur- |[ Splicer or Telephone | in San Francisco. Mr. and Mrs. [ correspondent. [ ther offers in a desire to arrive at a settlement. [[ Cities Switcl~. oardman Ol~rator | Albertfar as Seattle.Marksn took them as lastFrmweekPrtcameAngelesMr. FridaYand Mrs.f One such proposal was a two-year contract, I I Everett ......... . .$79.20 $48.80 [ Mr. and Mrs. Gene Markson Tom Scoles, who several years including the wage adjustments previously of- I[ Wenatchee ........ 78.00 46.80 [ have moved back to Forks. ago were residents of this com- fered, together with a proposed reduction in theL~ Bellingham ...... 80.00 47.00 ) Mr. Billie Cutting of Fresno, munity living on what is now progression schedules from 72 months to 60 Calif., a cousin of Bob Bour. known as the De Mille place, months effective July 1, 1952, the differential be- saw, is visiting two weeks at the Visitors at the Denny Pierson tween the 60-month and 72-month rate to be -Fro running away until my Boursaw home. home and accompanying the Comparison of similar job classifications in other ~balks get me a watch from ED. " Miss Betty Boursaw will be Scoles from Arlington were Mrs. spread equally over the other progression steps. ' ~I~t~rER JEWELEI~" i at the Fowler office beginning Alice Hollingsworth and Mrs. Furthermore, in order to protect you against fur- communities in the States of Washington August 13. Anyone wishing to James R. Pierson. ther increased costs of living, we offered to in- Oregon would show similar results. buy tickets may get them there Last Sunday from Portland to clude a provision that the Agreement could be With respect to our offers, you have undoubt as Betty is not able to do much visit Mr .and Mrs. Denny Pier- ~I][0CKPROOF WATCH~,~ canvassing and will appreciate son were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence reopened for wage adjustments at any time after edly read in the public press that the recent telc- your support. Itiggins and with them from January 1, 1952, provided that the Bureau of La-phone strike in the State of Oregon was settled And Last Wednesday evening Mr. Lake Stevens were Mr. and Mrs. bor Statistics Cost of Living Index increased 6 within the 1"0% formula allowable under Wage $6.95 ,p and Mrs. H. Skidmore, their Walter Higgin. points or approximately 3% over the July, 1951 Stabilization regulations. You will also recall daughter and son-in-law of 'Mr. and Mrs. Ed Woods and Index. This offer was rejected by the committee that our offers made prior to August 3, 1951, Michigan, visited at the Clayton daughters of Fortson have moved -- Ruthruff home. Mr. Skidmore to their beautiful new home at unless we would also agree to ~ncrease our pre- were equivalent to an average of 12.3%. and Clayton's father were friends Darrington. vious offer of 10c to 12c per hour and our offer We have earnestly and conscientiously tried back in the horse and buggy Mr. and Mrs. Bill Baker and of llc to 13c per hour, respectively, to arrive at a settlement which would continue days. children, accompanied by Mrs. The committee offered to ~rbitrate the dif- to provide wages comparable to those in our Mrs. Frank McFarland re- Albert Skaglund, visited last ference between 8c per hour and 15c per hour. We industry and also in other industries for jobs turned last Tuesday from Port- Sunday at the Willis Douglas Jeweler land, where she spent some time home in Seattle. Ron and Don rejected this offer because, in our opinion, it equal skills. Throughout the entire negotiationS, with her daughter and son-in- Baker remained for a visit with would have been nothing more than a compro- we had offered various changes and plans in a Arlington, Wash. law, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Usa- their aunt and ur~cle, mise between the llc and 15c per hour. Our desire to make a reasonable settlement but found I tello. Visitors Wednesday of last wages are equal to or higher than the wages of agreement impossible. Further negotiations air other telephone companies in the Northwest. Con-pear futile at this time. :~ ONLY FORD IN ITS FIELD OFFERS YOU V-8 POWER| It's the type of engine used In Amerlca's most expensive cars. But in a Ford this V-8 power costs hundreds less than most sixes. IT'S GOT MILEAGE MAKER SAVINGS| You get more "go" per gallon with Ford's Automatic Mileage Maker. You get high compression zip with regular gas. Like Ford's sure-starting Waterproof Ignition System, it's standard on all Fords for '511 In order to end the unnecessary loss of wages being experienced by our employees, are placing an increase of .per hour into effect in all job classifications, retroactive to July 1, 1951, and 'will forthwith apply to the Wage Stabilizatfon Board for approval of additional 2c or 3c per hour, respectively, in line with our previous proposal, which amounts would become effective upon approval by said Board. . We are inviting you to jofn those of your fellow employees wlfa are now working to enjoy with them these higher wage scales. Under the provisions of the Labor-Manageme Act of 1947, you cannot be discriminated against by the Union if-you return to work. this connection, Section 8 of said Act provides as follows: "Section 8 (a) It shall be an unfair labor practice for an employer-- IT'S GOT AUTOMATIC RIDE CONTROI SMOOTHNESSI Ford's new Automatic Ride Control adjusts the ride to the road. And it's always a smooth performer whether you choose Fordomatlc Drive*. Overdrive* or Convert- tional. eO~/onai at extra co.t. Ec~/p~,~t. oc~.or/ee aad tri~ ~biect to change without notk~ W.D.A.]r. YOU CAN PAY MORE ll4JT YOU CAN'T BUY BE1TER ! S~ YOI/~ ~ INIALI~'J OIUEAT MUSICAL YARIIIlrY HSTIVAL" etamiq Jam~ Melton on TNedays d 10:10 P,M. md fellew I~ Se4mlw.41alale.' beme m dln~l kom Sicks S~mdlmm / T/EL~I~[ONE 1771 "ArUngton's Friendly Ford Dealer Since 19~1" I II I ARLINGTON, WASH, (3) ...... provided further, that no employer shall justify any discrimina- tion against an employee for non-mem- bership in a labor organization (A) if he has reasonable grounds for believing that such membership was not available to the employee on the same terms and conditions generally applicable to other members, or (B) if he has reasonable grounds for believing that membership was denied or terminated for "reasons other than the failure of the employee to tender the periodic dues and the initia- tion fees uniformly required as a condi- tion of acquiring or retaining member- ship; (b) It shall be an unfair labor prac- tice for a labor organization or its agents -- (2) To cause or attempt to cause an employer to discriminate against an em- ployee in violation of Sub-Section (a) (3) or to discriminate against an em- ployee with respect to whom membership in such organization has been denied or terminated on some ground other than his failure to tender the periodic dues and the initiation fees uniformly required as a condition of acquiring or retaining membership. All employees of this Company will be accorded their" full rights under applicable and Federal labor laws. Sincerely, RAY DALTON, Vice-Pres. & Gen. Mgr. West Coast Telephone Company" t TELEPHONE C|ilPt]|