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6 - The Arlington TIMES . Wed., Nov. 18, 1981 ( .... Silvana News -] b) Irene Vognild 652.7319 Floral demonstration CinderEIlas Fire Auxiliary met Novem- ber 17 in the library at 8 p.m. A demonstration was given on silk and other artificial floral arranging. Refreshments were served by Sophie Haarsager, Arlyne Grimm and Alice Gulhaugen. Meetings canceled The Bethany Home Auxiliary has canceled its November and December m.nthly meetings. The next regular meeting will be on .lanuary IS in the Bethany Apartment dining room. To meet early The Josephine Sunset Home Auxiliary sleets in the Chapel Friday, Nov. 20, one week early, dt, e to the Thanksgiving Day weekend. The Freeborn women will be in charge of the program, birthday party and serve durit~g the coffee hour. All LCW stewardship secretaries are encouraged to attend, all members and friends are invited. Seattle visitors Mrs. Sandy Bailley, Rebecca and t leather of Seattle and Betty Weissberg of Seattle were Tuesday h,nch guests of Mrs. Howard Vognild. Tbcy visited the historic church on the hill+ Oso .news by Diane Skaley 435-9659 Bookmobile The Sno-lsle Regional Bookmobile comes to Usa Thursday, Nov. 19. From 11:50 a.m. 1o 12:15 p.m. it will stop on Whitman Road (justbeyond bridge from SR 530 and at the Usa Grange Hall from 1:25 to l:SO p,m. Fund Raiser Tickets are now on sale through Usa Fire Auxiliary members and at the Usa General Store for a giant filled Christmas sotk and ink drawing. The drawing for the prizes will he held at the conclusion of the Christmas (;raft Fair and Bake Sale held at the Usa Fire Hall Saturday, Dec. 5. from I0 a.m. to 4 p.m. The ink dra~ing is donated by Ken Skaley and the Christmas sock was made I~y Phyllis Skaglund and filled by auxiliary members with goodies tar the whole family. "lhe sock will bc displayed at the Us- General Store until the day of the drawing. Reminder The Snohomish Community Transit w'ill hold a meeting Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p,m. in the ()so (;range Hall. Along with a presemation and short film, there will be a table lop discussitm on problems and ueeds for the area. All those interested in bus service are urged to attend so a realistic plan can be developed. There will also be a rattling in Darrington in tbe high school multipurpose room at the S LI I'1] e tiltle, Pinochle A pinochle card party will bcgin at 7;30 p, nt, at tilt' Oso Fil'C Hall Saturday, Nov. 21. It's sponsored by tilt" Usa Home- makers Club. Grange Happenings By Gertrude Sundberg Bryant (;range will postpone its Novem- ber 13 meeting one week until Friday, Nov. 20, when they will enjoy a 7 p.m. potluck supper, foilowed by the regular meeting at 8 p.m. Flection of 1982 officers will be held, Mr. Wheeler Grange 'elected the follmving members for next year's offi- cers: John Hillis. master: .Becky Merrill, lecturer; Madonua Hillis, secretary; Leroy Merrill, overseer; Walter Moran, stew- ard: l.es Hoad, assistant steward; Viola Anderson. lady assistant steward; Elanor Mcrritt. chaplain; tlal Sundberg. treasur- er; Ken Wesson. gatekeeper; Lillian ttoad, ceres; Francis Pierson, pomona; Alice Anderson. flora; executive commit- lec: Dcnnie Pierson, one year; Allen Rock, two years; Roy Bruner, three years. Gcrlrude Sundberg, chairman, WA committee. A District CWA meeting will be at Fidelity Grange Saturday, Nov. 21, at 10 a,m. Fidclitv members will serve lunch. State director Mary Richmond will be present to conduct the meethlg. All Grangers are welcome. We are fortunate to be so close and hope many will take advantage and gO, Fidelity Grange will host installation of officers Monday, Nov. 30. --~ II Illllll r ARLINGTON PHARMACY Jlllll - . _ i Ill. lilll [ Victoria ) ~ll~y Mrl. Henry Molal~ - 629-~1197 Z--- I I JI I Bags a deer Stanley Hanson was fortunate in getting a deer. The animal was 14S pounds hanging weight. Recovering Joe Benecke is home feeling fine after a seige at the Skagit Valley Hospital. Following a stay at Skagit Valley Hospital, Fay Painter was taken to Virginia Mason in Seattle for surgery Tuesday and is recovering at tlle Seattle hospital. Roy Schmidt returned home Sunday from the Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, where he had surgery last week. Mrs.~ Schmidt and daughter Athena spent the weekend with the Bob McNarys of Renton. Mrs. McNary is a sister of Mr. Schmidt. Idaho visitor Mrs. Hazel Kenny of Priest River, Idaho has been a house guest at the Ronnie Fridlund home and she and granddaugh- ter Macee visited their paternal grand- parents Mr. and Mrs. Herb Fridlund. Mrs. Kenny is Mrs. Ran Fridlund's mother. Happy birthday Novembcr 1. Mrs. Pat Fitch had guests to remind her of her birthday. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Allan "fhompson Sr. of Anacortes; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Flouts arid daughters Sue and Kathy; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Koch of Cedarhome; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Husby and son Karly; and Mrs. Sophie Koch of this community. Slow turnout The voters were slow in coming to Cliff precinct Nm'cmbcr 3 but by lbe time the day was over. 151 w~ters did their duty. Guests Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson (Kather- ine Bradley) of Port Townsend were guests at the Tom Bradley home. Married Roger Kuhnhausen ~as married in June toVicki Cross. Mr, and Mrs. Kuhnhausen and daughlers Nicole and Candice live in Lyndcn. Slowly recovering Charlene Milliron is recovering slowly at an Everett hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Milliron appreciate all thc help the neighbors arc giving. 7 * Wheel Chair Rental * Crutches * Walkers 540 West Ave. 435-5771 ----" II I Protect your investment WINTERIZE NOW C :~----~1[~~ ~ Johnson& Arlington Christian School 1 by Carol Dudder Annuals on sale Annuals for the 1981-82 year are being sold at ACS in the office. The price is only $15 and the supply is limited. Conferences Student, teacher and pareut confer- ences started November 16 and are going through November 23 (excluding Wednes- day and Friday). School will be dismissed at 12:4S p,m. on the conference days. Bazaar scheduled The date of ACS Christmas Bazaar is set for December 4 at the Arlington Assembly of God Activity Center. Many items which could be used in making crafts arc needed for the bazaar. If you can help in any way call the school. The funds raised will assist in providing overhead projectors and another lab table, as well as money for classroom supplies. Basketball underway Basketball season started November I0. Practices for tile high school boys and girls are held at the Arlington Assembly of God Activity Center. Junior high basketball Awards given The soccer "Chowder and Chatter" awards November 10 saw captains Melody Anderson. Ty Santeford and Don Williams receiving trophies while Carol Stanley and [)can Cooper were chosen as the most improved players this season. Inspiration- al winners were Carin Purcell and Dave Cooper. Instead of having a special speaker, the players themselves gave testimonies on what this soccer year has meant to thcnl, Rummage sale successful The Fanlily Fellowship's rummage sale x~as a big success. The profit made on the runvlmge sale was $665. A big thank you to ;ill who donated articles of clothing and food. And a special thank you to allwho donated their time helping at the sale. Louise Ferris was the coordinator. Attending Theatre Workshop - Susan LaFrance, a freshman at School, boards a airplane at the Arlington Airport November 9 that flew Townsend to attend a theatre workshop. The workshop is directed by artists from California, Washington and Oregon. LaFrance was workshop after competing in a statewide drama competition Centrum Foundation. She was one of 60 persons chosen. Denholme contracting firm) provided her transportation to the workshop. Good Example If you expect to outshine your neighbors tmihi a good reputation andkeepit s tartsi)ccemberl. ,,olishcd. :Th h Step J Prices GOOd November 19 thru 25 ! [ ('- PARKERHoU$E ~~!' '~ 233 N. Olympic -- Directly across from IlL or[{.IOLi,, '--7;; " i/, to 1/: 1 8S;i ~[ l~..l' AllAaen's, Women's,< ] OPeN D U Casuals, Dress & Athl, :i Offer Good 'til November 25 - Hurry for best selecl Oh', VIENNA BAKERY[ | :Women'sTopsforNEWA'RlV JKa , ,om.-,o,,,,o.,.,,. ! f 1 ""BB Blues" Jeans "1895" .bT' g,q L ~ ) "Ahen's Cushioned ~ ,: i:~ii 4, ~;;i~, ,~ i ! ,. ~i)~ ~i! We looked like heroes when rotes were 10w. Now rising wer costs make us look awful. liour Snohomish County Public Utility District exists to serve you. We are very proud of the job we do: providing you with reliable elec- tric service at the most reasonable price possible. We share your unhappiness with the recent rapid t~se in etech ic rates. We don't own any hydroelectric generating facilities. We buy our electricity from the Bon- neville Power Administration, the federal agency which markets the power from dams on the Co- lumbia River. Back in the days when BPA was selling the power cheap to us, we sold it cheap to you. As late as 1975, our rates were the very lowest in the entire nation. And we wore a white hat. But in the mid-seventies, BPA began raising its rates. Then came double-digit inflation, the energy crisis and fundamental changes in the basis tor all rate calculation: And BPA raised rates again and again. In huge jumps. Despite our best arguments against these increases, we have had no choice but to pass each raise along to our customers. The last increase came at the end of June. A whopping sixty percent boost. Again, we don't think it's fair, but we are obliged to pass the increase along. What are we doing about the situation? We have purchased an 8% ownership share in the Centralia steam plant which we think will provide new power at less than the BPA rate as early as 1985. We are building our own hydroelectric generat- ing facilities on the Sultan River. We are promot- ing conservation with aggressive cost-effective programs--including low-interest loans. We are encouraging solar energy and low head hydro. And we are participating in the Washington Pub- lic Power Supply System nuclear projects. None o~ these things will return us to the good old days. But amid all the smoke and fury and controversy, it is important to realize that Snohomish County PUD rates are still far less than the national av&age. And hopefully we can keep them that way. Rest assured we'll continue to do our very best to brin~ you the power you need at the lowest possible price and the highest possible degree of reliability and service. This message is brought to you in the public interest on behalf of the men and women who work for your customer-owned Snohomish Cou nty Public Utility District. Snohomish County Public Util Di.