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Page 4 NEWS-PRESS January 21, 1971 Police assistants okeyed Burn on trial basis at Granite Duties of reserve officers or by tile end of February. Under citizen volunteers to assist the tile old 'aid-to-cities' program police departnrent were which fell to tile wayside when discussed at the meeting of the the state legislature allowed Granite Falls Town Council last municipalities and counties to Wednesday evening. Police pass the optional tax for their Chief Charles Curtis reported own benefit, the town would the requirements uecessary by have received close to $2000 the town and the reserve for a one-year period of time. officers in going into a reserve Road By Ella Lockett Today (Men.) we pay a final tribute to a dear friend and a respected citizen. Jack Webb gave so much to the town and the community and was a devoted and conscientious person in whatever field in which he chose to work. His good deeds are far too numerous to list, and those whose paths crossed his were fortunate indeed for having force. Responsibility of citizen Corn issi volunteers to assist the m prier known him. He has left many pleasant memories for all to department without becoming true reserve officers were also discussed. On tire suggestion of Councilman Cliff Bond, Mayor George Bryan voiced approval to a trial period of using citizen volunteers to assist department, and Curtis to rep of such courlc at Pack 28 Granil Pack 28 5 at remember and cherish always. One who serves is one who cares for others, who stoops to help them up if they should fall. One who knows that all ",re tfis brothers. He is one true happiness in reaping satisfaction No one has iI honor and tiou .,, to '+nJq![ aql o 'a is tile tsiness and o,.m, j!on tax for utilities. Ylo.lras reported the PUD pays one percent to tile town; Cable-vue has a one year grace period before payment of two per cent. Other utilities e natural gas and the tH 'ql. to ;taux aql. uI CnI'PtLIOHD O& tOI&ON ceeeiv indivlStonoNs ,u-up badge • 13.OO :H,.L for achi,v. ao rround-up goal for 1970. ' ap The annual Blue and Gold Banquet will be held at the school cafeteria, 6 p.m. on Feb. 19th, with next months pack meeting to follow. Scoutarama telephone company. The town's attorney been requested to assist writing tile description for construction 'setbacks within the town; of particular concern to citizens at the meetings of the town council is the adequate phrasing of setbacks for construction on corner lots. will be April 24th, and we must has begin preparations for this, also. in Our theme for this month was Lights in the Sky. The Webelos presented an interesting skit relating to the stars in the Milky Way. Among them were Cyphas, a house; Cassavetes; Gemini, the twins; Draco, the dragon; Ursa Minor, hatter By Pearl Jackson The weather has not only been bad for us, bad on the news too - Snow has vanished, maybe temporarily, but now the roads are getting worked on due to sewers, so maybe will be hemmed in again. So bear with us Spring will soon make its appearance. At the R. Lancers over the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dobbs and children Tammy and Craig of Westminster. Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Lundberg Revenue from the one-percent sales tax levied in the town reaped $406.66 for the town's treasury from the month of October. The tax collection began Oct. 1. The November-December payment should be received by the town of Marysville were callers at the the Little Dipper and many F. Countryman and A. others. A very interesting show, Kennaugh home one day last Webelos. week. The chairs were moved back, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Phelps and and all of tile scouts played a game of relay with hockey Miss Toni Anderson of sticks. When this was finished Bremerton were Saturday and everyone joined in for a game Sunday visitors at the G. Davids on home. 1108 State Street Marysville, Wash. Phone 0 L 9-6553 or 0L 9-1619 of basketball. Coffee was served to the Mrs. Mary Bodle of E1Cajon, adults. To end the meeting all Calif., spent a week at tile S. joined in the "Living Circle" McMullen home and now is and repeated their Cub Scout living in Auburn• The IAUT0 PARTSI Pack.Premise and tile Law of the Auburn.MCMullensat Mrs. Bodlewere dinnerThursdaygUestSin Rounders Mr. and Mrs. Walter McGee and family spent Sunday in plan playday Victoria, B.C., attending a bowling touranrnent. Daughter The Machias Rounders 4-H Kathy placed in tile event (not Club is planning an open sure of what place). They said playday, 1 p.m., January 31, the boat trip and weather was Boggs Skyline Arena. real enjoyable. Events will include PeeWee The Peter Thaanums of classes, as well as junior, Seattle were Lake Stevens intermediate and senior. Events callers last Thursday. Open Weektl,,ys Monday thru will be fifty cents or $3 all day. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sibon of Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. Money raised from the Camano Is. were Wednesday Playday will be used for the ,,,,,,,.. trail ride that will be held next summer. THE GRANITE FALLS PRESS Second Class Postage paid at Granite Falls, Washington 98252 NEWS EDITOR - ELAINE STOUT Display Ad Mgr., Don Wlazlak Classified Ad Mgr., Dick MoIvlk Published every Thursday at Granite Fells For news, advertising, classified, commercial printing or information Phone 691-6000 Member National Editorial Assocletlon Subscription Price--Per Yeer: $3 in county;S4 out of county; Six Months: $2 in county; $2.50 out of county evening visitors of Mr. and Mrs. S. McMullen. Dropped in to see Marie Norgar and Verna Germain at General Hospital Monday whc were so seriously injured in a car accident a couple of weeks ago which claimed the life of Frank Germain. Am happy'to say Marie and Verna are doing fine considering the extent of their injuries• We all wish the best for them. 'House mother' THE LAKE STEVENS NEWS Second Class Postage paid at Lake Stevens, Washington 98258 NEWS EDITOR -- ELAINE STOUT Display Ad Mgr., Don Wlazlek Classified Ad Mgr., Dick Molvik Published every Thursday at Lake Stevens For news, advertising, classified, commercial printing or information Phone 691-6000 Member National Editorial Assoctetion Subscription Price-Per Year: $3 in county; $4 out of county; Six Months: $2 in county; $2.50 out of county Town and Country Christian Women's Club held its January 19 luncheon at Frontier Village Restaurant• Guest speaker was Karen Sigurdson, a house mother at Seattle Pacific College. Special feature was creative stichery, and music provided by a trio from Northwest Bible College• Baby sitting at Machias Church. Call 334-1291 or 568-5602 for information about the CWC. / SLEDDING'S GREAT - With four inches of snow or more, depending on where you were in Snohomish County, last week was the greatest for sledding. Lake Stevens measure was four or five inches, the same as the in-town Granite Falls measurement. In rural areas the depth was greater. de News By Marie Graham t'he weather on Monday, sday, Wednesday and Jrsday of last week found Riverside gatherings mcelled. The Friendly Club :heduled to meet Thursday at the Thompson residence on the Blue Spruce Road (Chapell Rd. I believe the road is called on the county road sign) was cancelled by phone until the next Thursday. A surprising number of students did show up for lessons at the Gralmm Studio. Their mothers seem to be brave adventurers as far as driving on icy roads is concerned. My "hat is off" to Julia Sarvis and Alison Kacoroski for braving the perils of that icy strip called the Jordan Road. Thursday evening an excited Orrie Gates infomled the writer by phone that the grandchild has arrived in Huntington Beach, Calif. - a girl weighing 7 lbs., 2 oz. Marvin Gates, the son, was so sure she would be a boy that a girl's name hadn't even been considered. Anyway, little Laurie will make the fourth girl for the Marvin Gates family. Sunday evening dinner guests of Rev. Taylor and Alice Dunlap at the Hide-a-way Lodge on the Pilchuck were Mr. and Mrs. Everett Graham. It was here Everett collected a recipe for marinating Teriacha steaks. Rev. Dunlap broiled porterhouse steaks over coals in the huge native stone fireplace of the lodge and were they ever good! A tossed salad and a freshly baked Deer Mountain boysenberry pie topped with cheese finished off the dinner menu• Thanks go to the undaunted bowling ladies for getting the news from Riverside to Jim Sweet's office. With big Ronnie Bernethy driving the family station wagon, the ladies came by at 12 noon as usual ready for bowling come snow, ice or what have you. The ladies from the Riverside area compose two teams. The one team sponsored by Vera and Carl of tile Jordan Store is made up of Elden Lundberg, Barbara Bernethy and Sandy Westvang. The other team sponsored by the Bridge Auto Rebuild of Seattle was composed of Shirley Brooks, Barbara Copple and Jan Phillips. However, this last week Darla Perrigoue and Joyce Ramey substituted for Mrs. Copple and Jan Phillips. Twelve teams are in the Hit and Mrs. League. The Jordan Store Team is at the top - the Bridge Auto Rebuild Team Shirley Brooks cheerfully reports is pretty close to the bottom• Back from Entiat up in the apple and pear country is George Bernethy. sporting a new pickup. This season he worked later in the orchards than usual - up until December 8. Deloris Pearsall tells me that her dad is a sort of roving overseer of the pear and apple picking crews - inspecting possible bruised fruit and the like. After the crops are picked he remains to pick up props and equipment putting it in storage for file winter• Sounds like an interesting life in Eastern Washington country. We find out this weekend that daughter Carol, studying at the University of Washington, is chairman of the undergraduate chemistry council. As chairman of tire council size sits in on the faculty meetings of the entire chemistry department and consequently is privileged to be on more than speaking temas with many professors that she would never see or know in the ordinary run of the mill class procedure. Tile Pioneer Hall in Arlington provides a varied program for a number of Riverside residents• I note by the program news given me by Mrs. Cliff Lewis that she is on the cheer-up committee for retired people that might be ill in the Riverside-Granite area. Also on the volunteer staff under nmsic I see the names of Cliff Lewis, Judy and Reg Heitman from the Granite Falls-Riverside area. An organized program is set up generally for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for the complete month. Under instructors I read: creative writing instructor, Mildred Bierman; oil painting instructor, Thelma Johnson; knitting, crocheting and hairpin lace instr., Mrs. Wiggs; square dance lessons, Roger Bowman. Visiting the center sponsored by the Cascade Valley hospital from the Riverside area - mostly on a Friday were Anna Reed, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Duncan, George Bernethy, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff lewis and Manda Shuman. In the middle of the big snow came Mrs. Frances Simpson from across tile road to have dinner with the Grahams on a Tuesday night. She was the first to sample Everett Grahams first try on Teriacha Steaks - only instead of porterhouse steaks he used venison chops and broiled them in an ordinary oven, not over fireplace coals. The writer can report that both she and Mrs. Simpson thought the first try was another success for the Deer Mt. Jam maker. The Central Baptist Church reports an attendance o'f 140 for their second Sunday morning in their new building on Sleepy Hollow Road. There would have been more the church fathers feel had the clocks in Granite Falls been set up after the power failure of early Sunday morning. Mr. Gates reports the two buses full to capacity - in fact, they are looking for a used bus to add to the fleet to take care of the Verier run which seems to be growing in numbers by leaps and bounds• After a change in numbers twice since the directory came out in August, the reporter's telephone number has finally settled on 691-7801. If you have anything of interest to report from the Riverside area, please give me a ring before noon on Mondays. Motorbike violations Eight persons were cited and convicted in 1970 for violating the Wilderness Act by riding motorbikes in Wildernesses in Oregon and Washington. Four violations occurred in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon; three in Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon; and one in Glacier Peak Wilderness, Washington. There are 14 dedicated Wildernesses in the two States. Up Silverton Way By Ellie Loomer Mushed through the snow tO Who needs a phone in town? chat a spell with Phyllis and Hank Riise. Have you ever seen a skating rink bird feeder? Well I have!! The Gray jays and the Bluejays would slide to catch their food, and the only thing lacking was file music of "The Skater's Waltz"! Hank said Phyllis was a real 'nut' about the snow, the wonders of nature, dnd the beauty of it all! Of course, Hank likes it too as all of our men do and are happy Nat At, LaVerne Murray nor I as we have quite a communications system going with our blinking lights! Right, LaVerne? Alice Tompkins' folks, John and Mary Ouldhouse, celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary Thursday. How about that? Neighbors, friends and relations shared their anniversary cake and wished them well as do we in Silverton, Lake need out 73-70 Lake Stevens was dealt its fifth loss of the season by five points or less last Friday night wheu arJ amazing last-minute rally fell just short aud host Arlington got away wilh a 73-70 win. Tile loss dropped Lake to 14 in league play and 2-8 overall, but still in hot p u r su it of a possible tournament spot. Arlington's dominance of tire boards combined with 55% shooting to give the Eagles the upperhand in the first half. They made a shainbles of the Laker defense in the process, rocking to an early 12-2 lead. Lake spurted late in the first quarter to cut it down to 17-13, and trailed 19-13 at quarter's end. In the second frame Arlington threatened to run away with the game, twice posting 17-point leads• Only tile efforts of Skip Quigley, on a rampage throughout the game, saved Lake from being hopelessly behind at llalftime. Quigley scored 7 points in tire second quarter to keep Lake within 41-28 at halftinae. Lake had doomed itself to that deficit by hitting on only 4 of 14 free throws up to that point, despite 48% sharpshooting from the field. Lake came out even hotter, ahnost unbelievably so, in the second half, hitting 7 of 11 shots in the third quarter and 11 of 18 in the frantic fourth. Our defense, unfortunately, did not significantly improve, and every time we made a move to close the gap the Eagles made a counter-move to open it up again. After edging to within 48-39, the third quarter ended with Arlington almad by a fairly commanding 54-43. It seemed a hopeless cause at Getchell Gatherings By Mac Bosworth There is about 3 inches of snow on tile ground. Road conditions are hazardous. Start early to work and be careful, many have had accidents. Ehner and Bette Hughes were here on Saturday on business and visited relatives. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Timothy King January 11, 1971. Grandmother is Natalie King of Marysville. She formerly lived here many years and Tim went to grade school and high school here. This makes the family 3 sons• Virginia Marker visited friends on Thursday afternoon• With the snow keeping roads in a bad condition people are getting on their boots and walking when they need to get OU t. Marion Husby has had surgery recently and is okay now and will soon go back to work again. The Grace Baptist Church will have a reception on Thursday evening Jan. 21 - to honor tile pastor and his family. They have been here 2 years. They were recently in South Dakota. Esther Klein visited her mother who is in the Merricrest Nursing Home in Everett - on Wednesday. Relatives of Don and Barbara Main gathered at the home of Bob and Doris Main on Sunday to celebrate several, birthdays. Ruth and Harry Akleres were there from Greyland, others from Lake Stevens and Frontier Village. Not much news this week. With bad road conditions folks just didn't go out very much. Camp Fire that we women are so content plus wishing them many more put in 5 of 7 shots for 10 points with the never ending awe of it wonderful anniversaries to be! andmanaged 5 rebounds in that made with Elaine Stout. all! Our deepest sympathy goes Again, we folks in town out to the Jack Webb family as [ V{ /,. A,,,..,,, ,,,. =,,= 4 want to thank Bob Henderson Jack passed away Friday: He[  I_ IJII I'.I.IIII'.K _KKI AiiFA 4 and each and every one of the was a wonderful mayor for [ Ill  j t  nubn 4 County road crew for working many years, a good neighbor [ [[lljltl ltl   A   |11# It" o' 4 so hard and faithfully to keep and friend to all who had the [ |11J1111 urr, lll U IJi- I O I- I!11;;i;;!% 4 our roads opera with the heavy privilege of knowing him. [ ]/rl i ! ........... ._ .... 4 snows we've been having. Sorry we missed you, Eloise [ Illll. WI::D. tO FR I. 2:00 - 10:O0 P.M. 4 We're sorry you've been ill, and Ole Olson, our good [ [l'|/ ,..,,..,-  ,,,, ,,  ,,,,, ,,, ,., ,,- 4 Earl Rankin, and knowing you, neighbors down the road a [ IIW--- UII. 11OO - ItJ:IJU I".lV|. 4 in piece. We'll get together yet to [ L"!. 4 you'll be fit as a fiddletime! no give a toast to 1971 even [ "' I,||'*r ||lk| * 111/ 4 Congratulations to our though a wee bit late! Enjoyed [ I11%.]11 I I ,l%llll.]l a,P-v 4 newly weds of Silverton, Doris your note, Marilyn, when you '[ 5.'00 - 10:00 P.M. 4 and Virgil• were in town. , short time. Blair Martineau contributed I0 points to Lake's near-miracle. Ubiquitous Bob Wayt scored 21 points for his team and the 6-2 forward also netted 18 rebounds. Stan Smoke and Jeff Rusko each scored 18, with Rusko getting 12 rebounds. Tom Hall's I0 rebounds were most for Lake. We hosted Ferndale on Tuesday of this week, and on Friday Sedro-Woolley visits, in what is the most crucial yet of a long series of crucial games Lake is involved in this season. News Notes Deadline for news in the News-Press is Monday morning of the week of publication. News may be submitted by: 1. Call the News-Press office 691-6000. 2. Mail articles to the Press in Granite Falls OR the News in Lake Stevens. 3.Drop articles in mailbox attached near the doorway of Bill's Pharmacy in Lake Stevens or the mailbox attached near the doorway of Granite Falls , Realty Office. ' Requests for pictures may be And with 2:15 to play it was still 69-57. What happened in the next minute of play happened so fast that even Laker fans couldn't quite grasp it. Larry Lian, Bob Anderson, and Lian again made baskets - the latter coming on a steal off the full-court press. That made it 69-63, with 1:40 to go. Bob Wayt countered with a lay-in for Arlington, but Lian scored again, and Quigley followed that up with a 3-point play. It was 71-68 with 45 seconds left. Arlington's Nelson converted one free throw, missed file second, and Quigley was fouled on the rebound. He made both of his free throws to reduce the margin to 72-70, and still 32 seconds to play. Wayt was deliberately fouled with 21 seconds showing, and missed both free throws. The rebound was a jump between Anderson and Roy Harris, and the ball was batted towards the Eagle bucket - just out of reach of Larry Palmer and retrieved by an Arlington player. Wayt was again fouled with 9 seconds left. He made the first, missed the second, and the rebound was taken away from Anderson by Harris• Harris was fouled with 5 seconds left. He missed Iris shot, Quigley rebounded and was driving in for a lay-in when he was shoved away, but no foul was called. Lake was proud of its comeback but disgusted that the game had been tossed away by its perplexingly terrible free-throw shooting. Going into file fourth quarter Lake had made 5 of 22 from the line. Five of 6 in the fourth quarter brought the final figure to 10 of 28. We made our last 7 field goals without a miss to wind up 30 of 54, 56%. The pros will take that percentage anytime. The sad irony is that Lake could't win with it. Arlington oSlo6t a superlative 48% itself, 29 I. They won 'it at the line, 15 of 27, and on the backboards, pulling in 48 rebounds of Lake's 35. There were scoring heros a-plenty. Cool Larry Lian poured in 20 counters for Lake Stevens, the same number as the rambunctious Mr. Quigley, who accounted for another 14 points with 7 assists, and managed to take away 7 rebounds from the Arlington musclemen. Bob Anderson, relieving for Tom Hall who • fouled out in the third quarter, The Bluebirds annual mint sale will begin on Jan. 30, and it will continue thru Feb. 17. They will be selling postal and chocolate mints at $2.50 per box. Each girl makes seven cents per box which goes to her individual group for summer camp expenses• They're looking forward to the mint sale and will tackle it with their usual enthusiasm. The girls are really starting this year off right by jumping right in. The entire Valley District of the Pilchuck Area Council of Campfire Girls, are having a swim party at the YMCA. This involves eleven groups from the different schools, combining the Bluebirds with the Campfire Girls. This is one way the girls get to know one another better. The girls in the Lake Stevens area, are supporting their local Junior Chamber of Commerce by collecting Betty Crocker coupons for the purchase of a Kidney Machine. There will be boxes at Adams Market and Dicks Market for anyone wishing to contribute coupons• Good luck on this project, girls. the 3 minute-left mark, as Girl notes Arlington was up by 69-55.