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:PAGE EIGHT THE ARLINGTON TIMES, ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON, THURS[ I)EC. ol, 1!,5:}. i Too Late to Classify 1[ " -_ ..... ARLINGTON HTS. It u __ ._J FOR R~:NT--3-room unfurnishedll Maye Richardson, corr. YlClppOrlel~ apartment. Del Westover, 51811 Phone 2372 cLcod ....... In '53 ------:" .... I lwenty-zour ~unaay ~cnoo LOST, strayed or stolen, one 1-[children and friends met at the year-old Guernsey h e i f e r,IArlington Heights Hall last brand quarter circle and bar,]Wednesday evening for the car- from Birckenmeier estate. Gil-[oling. tour of the district, stops bert Foster. Phone 131. ]being made at the homes of the ~~ 2.year-old --Ishut'ins and elderly folk, the 4-H Picture ........ =~ " 30"7 I girls presenting their prepared nail zoc lb. t-none ~ . , ,, . ,, - . ood,es oor,n Highlight I ~ I[ Christmas Cheer to them. The I U~I,) [[carolers returned to the hall at S [ Mrs Nellie George [[7:30 for hot chili, soup and choc- I " _ /'' l/elate. The later tour was can- | corresponaent. [[celed due. to the rain. _C~Wrec.k.On [ There will be a New Year's] 0t" important (:vents that ~leero ~mage Everett Ostrom and familvlEveparty at the hall on Thurs-] ..... Jlday Efforts are being made tel happened (luring 1',)53 in were lnVolveo in a car wrecK onl, ' - ...... the Cicero bridge last Wednes-[~a)eein7 n~;btalmentmb~ana ~1 day evening Mrs. Ostrom being[.,i_ ' ........ .= Ithe Arlingt(m (listri(4. mjurea J~o otner car was n- ~ " 1 .... O" [freshments. ALe frmt cake or. VOlVeO. Ine s(rom car was~ ......... badl " dama-ed and it is said into oreaa Ior [ne OUslness mee~- : 'Y .- g -' -- . 'ring Saturday night. Thora Nor- OUt ior lne steer glraers [he Iam-i. ~ ~ . il" and car would have --one into man ~s refreshment chairman for thYe river g the new quarter. Enjoying Christmas dinner at the Walter Best home were Mr. Knights Family Christmas Reunion A family gathering at the L. B. Knights home for Christmas were Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Knights an~l two daughters of Port An- geles, Mr. and Mrs. John Tlmmp- son (Blanche) and children of Seattle, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Knights and two boys, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace ttiel and children an~d Mr. and Mrs. Elon Holm and children of Darrington. Then on Saturday all gathered at the Hiel~ home for dinner with the ex- ception of Blanche" and her family and met again with Clark's family on Sunday. l~om Michigma Mr. and Mrs. Peyton Bradley and Louis Bradley came out from Michigan to visit their home folks during the holiday season Miss Doris Marshall a n d "Dutch" Krause went to the Whidbey Island Navy Hospital o~ Tuesday of last week to bring home Mrs. Krause and baby Ju- dith Eileen. ' Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Bradley, Doris Marshall and boys went to Seattle on Sunday, "Skippy" to visit his mother. Mrs. Thompson, Walter Moran to visit his grand- mother, Mrs. Rose Jones and Doris Marshall and the Bradley~ to visit with Mrs. Marior~ Finch2 Mrs. Mildred Krause was made very happy on Christmas Day by getting a phone call from New Jersey from her sister, Mrs. Clayton. Mrs. Tillie Mathis won a 19 lb. turkey from the Safeway store drawing of Dec. 19th. Mrs. Thompson and daughter Jean, Margaret and Molly Me- Leod and friend Mrs. Lang of ~e- attic, came up on Wednesday 'evening to attend the local school program and to visit~ with her son Gilbert (Skippy) McLeod, at the Bradley home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lewis (Marlene) of Darrington spe~t Christmas with the Prichard family. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Tungate and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tun- gate spent Christmas Day in Arlington with the tlarold Black- er family. On Saturday the Tun- gates with the exception of Wal- ter went to Bellingham to visit a sister of Mrs. Walter Tungate. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mathis and Mrs. Peter. Thorsen, Mrs. Alice Sherwood and son Ted, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kern and Mrs.! Madge Karlson, all of Seattle, Mr. Bud Thorsen, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thorsen and Kathy and the host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Best. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thorsen had little Kathy baptized last Sunday at the Methodist church in Ar- lington. Rev. Porter officiating, and Mr. and Mrs. John Toftager of Bryant were godparents. Mr. and Mrs. Art Tveit were made happy by having their family all together for Christ- mas. Miss Norita Tveit came from Pullman and Ronatd home on leave from the Air Force. On returning to duty Ronald will be i stationed at the Jet Air Base in Greenfield, Miss. Other visitors at the Art Tveit home over the, holidays were Mr. and Mrs. Bus- ter Ludvigson and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Forbes, all from Vancouver :B.C., Canada. TheArt Tveits en- joyed Christmas dinner at the l~Iel Bertich home in Everett. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Alexander are proud parents of a seven- pound son born last Monday night Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Daniel met with a family group in Everett for Christmas eve with daughter Beverly and her family. A family gathering with the i Melvin Mortensen family were their daughters Bonnie and Shir- ley with their husbands, of Marysville and Mrs. Mortensen's folks of Snohomish. The family gathering of the Bates family of Darrington with the Farts Bates of Halterman spur for Christmas eve was of ~pecial enjoyment when Farts' father, S. M. Bates enjoyed a )hone conversation with a brother in Texas whom he hadi not seen in forty four years, nor! heard his voice in that time. Mr. and Mrs. Nels Nordstrom enjoyed having all of their ira- mediate family home for Christ- mas with the exception of Helen and family. The family included Florence and Paul Woodward and Nancy of Darrington, Ruby and John' Sandstrom, Dorothy and Larry, Ted and Jackie Nord- A:rom and Penny and Ted, also 3arrie Rankin. The Georges spent Christmaz and sons Ronald and Kenneth Day with the Con Giebel family visited on Sunday with the Frank{ at Trafton. Mathis family in Darrington. I Clifford Rees of Renton was a Mrs. Margaret Murray of Seat-[recent visitor with Mr. and Mrs. tle spent Ch~l~as with herl George Anderson. He is a cousin daughter, Mrs. Wise, and heri ot Anderson. family. On Saturday Mrs. Mur-[ Just a reminder that the Aux- ray and the Wise family, wentl:liary meeting will be with to Seattle for several days visit] Frances Pierson at ttazel on at vaNous points and then theirlThursday, January 7th. Recipes daughter Betty will leave .on her return trip to California, where she attends school. The local teachers, Mrs. Mary Gates and Mrs: Viola Anderson, with their pupffs, are to be con- gratulated on their able presen- tation of the Cantata put on for their Christmas program the eveningo of December 23rd. Fully enjoyed by all. Cub Scouts please note their will be no scout meeting this week. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Peterson and children spent Christmas eve with Mrs. Peterson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Weston at Alder- wood Manor. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peterson and son returned Sunday to their home in Oregon after Visit- ing his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Peterson since December 24th. Monday Mr. and.Mrs. A1 Back- man of Oregon came to visit his sister, Mrs. Art Peterson and her family. Susan Pearson is enjoying a vacation visit with relatives in Stanwood and her sister Betty is visiting in Darrington and their cousin Larry Norgsard is visiting z* the Pearson home with Gary l"gar:on. o.;ard Davis from Kitsall Countv, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer 1. evis "and four boys of Arlington t eights and Reese Smith of Pas- o we:'3 Christmas dinner guests ',..:ti Mr. and Mrs. Jack Davis, Additional visitors the next day were their daughter and hus- band, Mr. and Mrs. Jirh Murray (Flora) of Pasco and their daughters and families, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hayford (Shirley) and children of Sumner and Mr. an0 Mrs. Raymond Ballot and children of Edmonds A family gathering with Mr. and Mrs. Gust Pearson were Mr. and Mrs. Louis. Norgaard and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Nor- gaard and family all from East Stanwood, _~r. and Mrs. Blaine Hayton and family of Mt. Vern- on, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Nor- .~aard and family of Kent and Mx. and Mrs. Hubert Parish of Mt. Vernon. ~hould be turned in that day and also to note that the first Grange meeting in January has been postponed from first Friday till January 8th when instal- i lation of officers will be held. Mr. and Mrs. George L. Ander. ~on were overnight holiday iuests of Mrs. Anderson s cousin ~md husband, Mr. and Mrs. Nor- man Cedergreen in Seattle On Christmas Day there was a large family gathering of relatives for dinner. Christmas dinner guests of Mr: and Mrs. Fred Jenner were their son Leslie and his family, Melvin and his family, Evalene and her husband, all of Seattle and Miss Margaret Jones and mother of Wenatchee. The last ~o named are sister and mother of Mrs. Melvin Jenner. Robert and Ed. Fleming spent their Christmas with their mother at White Horse. Mr. and Mrs. J~tsper Stephen- ~on and family spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Bruns of Marysville. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Christian- son of the former Aldridge place enjoyed" a family gathering Christmas with Mrs. Christian. son's folks over from Eastern Washington. Mr. and Mrs.*Herman Fry and children, Darlene, Douglas and Linda were Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hildur Eliason. Other guests there were her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harley A1- dridge. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Klesick and children Linda and Dick joined a family group in Seattle for the Yultide season. Among them was Mrs. Klesick's brother home from Hawaii. Leroy Merritt leaves January 4th for Fort Lewis after finishing his three-fifteen day emergency leave at home due ~o illness and death in, the family. The writer wishes to thank each one for their co-operation in the giving of the local news items for the past year and would appreciate the same for the ensumg year. To each a Happy New Year: SAM KRAETZ Became Countb Commizsioner ....... ....... District No. 1 ~ ...... Little League Baseball was inaugurated in Arlington, and ran throughout the summer for a successful first season. , Box Factory, Hans Bohn, owner, commenced oneration on the Arlington Airport. It is a growing industry for which there is a bright future. The Choralmrs wih meet at the Lake Stevens Saturday night to hall on Monday evening, Jan. 4, join a gathering of thirty mere- for a potluck Sinner at 6:30 bers of the Taylor family held at [o'clock. Ttmy will start practic- the Fred Taylor home. Janis Tay- ing ~or the spring program wMch for is sp~a~llng several days of they hope to pre~ent the latter her vacation with P, er brother -)art of March. and Mr and Mra. Mr. and Mrs~ Guy Kelley en- James Taylor, Jr., who hve out of joyed Christmas dinner at the Everett on the Silver Lake cut- Ted Johnson home in Everett. off. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kedey o. 5c- On Sunda-" afternoon Mr. and atUe were also there iMrs. James Taylor, Sr., drove to The new addition on the Ivan Machias to visit Mrs. Taylor's Meyer home was a very Welcome brother, Mr. Leon Meyers. one for the large group of rela-I We are happy that Donald tives mad friends who arrived to Swanson got~home for Christ- spend Christmas with them. mas, and that the stitches are From Settle Mr. and Mrs. Era- out. However, it will be two i mett Shaw, Mrs. Tom O'Connor, weeks or more before he can re-'. Mrs. Fred Lundberg, Mr. and turn to school Holiday visitors Mrs. John Meyer, and daughters at the Clarence Swanson homeI Sally and Pamela, Mr. and Mrs. were Mr. and Mrs James Hol.i Davis and Billie from Hoquiam.:beck and family of East Stan-t Saturd~;, guests were Dr and lwood, Mr and Mrs. Antone Lud-[ Mrs. Albert Muntinga from vigson, Miss Caroline LeCocq : Walla Walla. !Mr. Da~ Johnson, Mr. and Mrsl Mr. and Mrs. Fred McDonald'Art Swanson of Arlington and] returned Sunday from a week'slMr. Tony Mitchell from Califor.I holiday visit to their sons and nia. I daughters, homes, in Yakima. and'l Mr. and Mrs. Dave Balal ccom-] Toppemsh their son Fred Mc-lpanied Mr and Mrs '~' H Pra~[ Donald, Jr:, anddaughter, Mrs.ito Seattle" to spend Chri'sm~a~ i t) ~ ~anu~erg wnlle mere mey Wl e r n and a r r ' ~. -, , ..... [ "th th i so d ughte , M .I neam ana saw melr son on teie-[and Mrs Emmett MeCabe Mr] vmmn as he sang w~th the Na ~M m Mr ' '" " " cCabe "be" g ~. Pray s' sonlI tional Bank of Commerce Chora- Mrs. McCabe is the Balls' daugh-I iiers. Christmas day was spent ter. The McCabes presented the in Toppenish with their chil- Balls and Prays with television dren and families. The Sand- sets for Christmas and returned bergs drove them home Satur- home with them to install the day evening, return~ing~ to their sets and put up antennas. ome In ~oppemsn on ~unaay ....... t "" Mr. and Mrs. Roy Richardson bo~i:" an~n.~Vt~l~r~s~n~;nP2n anna spent Christmas eve and day ~,ys spe ,~ h,~, f,,,r-o ,~.Y ~.,a in Seattle visiting their son, Mr ~i"rs:~oh'n'~if~er ""anO~l "en"o~ed " ~ g, o ly and Mrs John Chnstmn and ' " with all of h r isters r " a a reunmn e s granddaughte Manlee and t " .... The f ll w' da W ' ana oromer, o o lng y the Horace and alter Rmhard- - " "- to Ar" " to s h m s ~ner talks came nngton on o.e. ....... [visit with the Normans and A~:rlvlng a[ me Tlllman nomeI~,.,~,,., ,~h,= ,~au a,,a to spend Christmas and the ~" ............." ..... week-end were Mr and Mrs[ Christmas began for the J. B. Clifford Rise and children Be- Norman family on Tuesday, Dec. linda, Mark and Johnnie of 22, when A/Cadet Harold Nor- Grandview, who left on Monday to return home. Mr. and Mrs. Waylan Starr, Judith a n d Larry, enj6yed Christmas day with relatives at the Will Verd home in Arlington. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Reid of Raymond, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Skutle, Susan and Sandra of Bethel, Mrs. Ely Reid of Renton. T, here will be a series of card parties held at the Arlington I Heights hall, beginning Jan. 9th fat 8:00 o clock and continuing i weekly through Jan. and Feb. Other games such as Chinese checkers, dominoes, etc., will be provided non-card p 1 a y i n g guests. A grand prize will be awarded at the end of the series a~a the Public iS welcome. The lames Taylors drove to man arrived home from Moul- trie, Ga.,'to spend Christmas, and his sister, Judy, came from Ever- i eft General Hospital, to spend a I few days at home. ttarotd leaves ~on the return trip to Spence Field, in Georgia, on Dec. 30. On Christmas Eve, the J. B. Normans entertained the Art Normans at their annual lute-[ risk dinner. Christmas Day] guests were Mrs. Norman's l brother Einar Harrison, and 2 children .~rom Connell, Wash., her sisteF, Martha "of Seattle, and Vernon Campbell. The Har- risons left on Sunday for their homes. Miss Judith Harrison of Seat- tle arrived Monday afternoon froya Seattle to visit until Thurs- day with-'her sister, Mrs. J. B. Norman and family. "Big Jim." the world's largest radio transmitter, was dedicated It is the U. S. communications station. \ !i:~!;~+ ! + )i!~i~iii~!}}? i!! T2e Glacier Cold Storage plant, one of Arlington's biggest institutio.:s, was put ' in 1953. Corporal Donald Donner came home front a P.O.W. camp in Korea and welcome by the citizens of the community. i Darrington's Community Center bullding, no,v completed, .through community effort, was started and completed-it[ 1953,