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OIIom is guest speaker at Little League dinner Jim Ollom was guest speaker at the first awards dinner for the Granite Falls Little League Association Sunday evening in the American Legion Hall. Ollom, a 1963 graduate of Snohomish High School, was signed up by the New York Yankees, then picked up by the Minnesota Twins where he played for 1% years. In the minors, he played in Denver and Charleston, S.C. Now living in Everett, he is coaching the Everett Legion Team. The Red Sex with a 16-2 record for the 1970 season was named to first place in the local Little League competition. Coach Tom Burrus presented each member of the team a plaque bearing the Little League pledge. The pledge was read by Randy Thomas. The team will represent Granite Falls in playoffs in Marysville on July 8. Coming in second was the the Huskies and Cubs. Special awards for participating in the Little League program in Granite Falls for the past 10 years were given Tom Burrus and Eugene Carpenter. Mrs. Claude (Nancy) Mills, Little League president, made the presentatioon. Trophies for leading their team into first place were given Coach Mike Mizell and Manager Tom Burrus. Purchased by their team members, the trophies were presented by Doug Engstrom and Terry Phillips. Receiving pins as a token of graduation from Little League were Tony Sansaver, Jim Kinnie, Rick Cook, Doug Engstrom, Terry Phillips, Joe Davidson, Wayne Hahn, Kevin MacFarland, Tim Gable, Tony Van Liew, Robert Knapp, Bruce Tucker, Brad Phillips, Mike Desrosier, Steve Moberg and Ronnie Singh. Named to the All-Star Team from Granite Falls were Doug Engstrom, John West, Duane Engstrom, Terry Phillips, Bruce Tucker, Ron Singh, Steve Moberg, Brad Phillips, Mike Desrosier, Randy Thomas, Tony Sansaver, Rick Cook, Jim Kinnie, Dave Blythe, Danny Sansaver, Mark Lewis, Tim Gable, Wayne Himple, Robert Knapp and Kevin MacFarland. The all-star game will be July Glover gets membership William G. Glover, Lake Stevens, has joined the junior membership ranks of Holstein-Friesian Association of America. Over 13,800 youngsters 'are now actively enrolled in the breed organization's program. To qualify, member candidates must be under 21 years of age and have enrolled in a 4-H or vocational agriculture dairy" project. Individual ownership of at least one Registered Holstein is also required. Junior members of the national association are entitled to all privileges except voting. They may register and transfer their animals at member rates and receive regular reports of breed and organization progress. team of Mounties, followed by 21 at 6:30 15.m. at Marysville. Mr. and Mrs. Munn, representing Munn Logging, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tompkins, and Leroy LeDuc for the Lions Club, sponsors for three of the teams, were introduced. The fourth team sponsor was Miller Shingle Co. Corsages were presented Mrs. Munn, Mrs. Tompkins and the scorekeepers, Mrs. Thomas Burrus, Mrs. Bill Thomas, Mrs. Mike Mizell, and Mrs. William Mattson. A corsage, plaque and bouquet of flowers were taken by Leroy LeDuc to Mrs. William F. Perrigoue who was unable to be at the dinner. Mrs. Perrigoue donated land for a Little League ball park. The land was recently graded by Brick Wilson. The county donated the equipment and Wilson donated his time. Let's go m =o tmsl00mng... Using the theme "Let's Go Fishing," the Community Bible Church held its first Father-Son banquet June 26 in the church youth center. The master of ceremonies was Don VanLiew. Included in the program were two father-son instrumental numbers, and a father-son duet. Ladies of the Women's Missionary Society arranged the menu and served at the banquet. Fathers and sons were asked to bring pictures of the largest fish they had caught to date. Contest prizes were awarded to the father with the largest catch, and to the son with the largest catch. Contest judges were Orville Wilder, Rudy Engstrom, and Bob Brown. Duane Engstrom received a prize Of a fishing reel for the largest catch among the sons present. Bruce Tucker received a fish smoker for the largest catch among the fathers present. Don Thayer, superintendent of the Everett Rescue Mission, was guest speaker. There were 54 fathers and sons m attendance. On honor roll Charles S. Bond of Granite Falls, a sophomore at Central VOLUME L)(XX Lions. help build schools The Lake Stevens and the Granite Falls Lions clubs have joined with other clubs in Multiple District 19 of Lions International to help build middle schools in South Korea to benefit an estimated 500 children of refugee families, through a CARE self-help project. The schools will be built by villagers in Kangwan province so that children can attend grades beyond primary school. District 19 clubs have contributed $13,000 for the project, becoming partners with the villagers and Korea's ministry of education to provide eight or more classrooms. The clubs will receive certificates of appreciation. Each of the classrooms, about $1500 each, will accommodate 60 children and is planned to give at least 50 years' service with more classrooms to be added as needed. Villagers will provide all of the labor and as much material as possible, the major portion supplied by the Lions dubs through CAKE's Korea mission. Technical supervision and assistance is furnished by the Korean ministry. When completed, the schools will be dedicated with the cooperation of Korean Lions clubs. Schools built by District 19 Lions clubs are part of  86 middle schools needed in Kangwan Province, as compulsory education has been extended from grades six to nine. Korean communities will guarantee title to the land site with adequate space for a playground and school garden, will transport materials and deposit sufficient funds to cover construction costs beyond CARE materials. Babysitters club to meet The first meeting of the Lake Stevens area Babysitters Club will meet Juuly 8 at the home of Mrs. Ronald Lambert, advisor, 3416 83rd PIE., South Lake Stevens Road, Everett, at 7:30 p.m. Set for this meeting is an introduction into "How to be a better babysitter," along with a chat hour and refreshments. Over 49,700 young Holstein .............. on te Colle e in  gins WhO oaoym are breeders have participated in Washingt Sta g ..... .... ' " e" to welcome, for zurtner the program since its start in tllensburg, has been nam u information contact Mrs 1923. the spring quarter honor roll. Lambert, 334-6609 " I I " aem.Y. I  Prices Effective July 2-3 SCOTT TOWELS Large Roils RID RoLL LIBBY i WE Wl LL BE CLOSED JULY 4th PETER PAN SHRIMP NALLEY 39 VIAYONNAISE ou,o ............. 63 2/69 "TED OLIVES 0069 '**' TalIcan . . 00.E.r9/A 0 .co fi00rrBEEF HAS Potato Snax, Pkg. T | | 15-0z. .,w 2/29 POTATOES KONNERUP'S * FROZEN FOODS * FRESH PRODUCE *'BEER & WINE * DAIRY PRODUCTS * FRESH MEATS * DRUGS SUNDRIES Granite Avenue & Pioneer Street PRICES EFFECTIVE JULY 2-3 SERVING LAKE STEVENS AND GRANITE FALLS, WASHINGTON THURSDAY, JULY 2,1970 NUMBER 22 Street dance Granite Falls F.O.E. No. 3358 is sponsoring a street dance July 3 to help the local Little League. The dance will begin at 8:30 p.m. and the Eagles auxiliary will have a concession stand. Tina's Restaurant marks 11th year in Robe Valley Tina and Howie Haight have made lots of friends since they arrived in the Robe Valley to make their home. It was June 24, ..................... ................................ :, 1959, that they arrived from Oaklawn, (near Chicago) Ill., and ?" moved into the home and restaurant that had already become ..........  ..................................  ................................  ::i:,; . part of the Robe Valley history. ................  ............................... ............................................. The restaurant was moved to the location by its first owner, ...................  Susie Buchanan ViVier, from its start a short distance further i : i: i t' t :  . .......................... up the Mountain Loop Highway. The combination home and  / (  !  .......... ........................................................... .! :  ',. i  . :  [ / '( ..................... restaurant took on further importance as the Robe post office J .... .,) ......... ,, ,j ,:) with Mrs. ViVier as postmistress. It was 1941 that the Downs ,..:::, 7,zt ;, "---- ................................ took over for about six months, then the Krieders for about 5 , :,: :'; :    ............. ..... ............ .........................  ......................... :.,: :., years, then Ed and Irene Bergstrom for five years, then Tina and 11 YEARS AT ROBE - Tina and Howie Haight are marking their anniversary as owners of Tina's Restaurant at Robe on the Mountain Loop Highway. It was 1959 that they moved into their home and restaurant which was part of the house. Eleven years later, the restaurant is a separate hall for its many customers and a showplace for antiques of the area. -(News-Press Photo) Citizens undertake study A comprehensive plan for the town of Granite Falls will be the goal of a citizens group headed by Mrs. Ben (Louise) Smith. A comprehensive plan is a detailed study of what the town has but predominantly it is what the town will have in the future. Mrs. Smith was given the green light for her citizens committee to commence with the study for a comprehensive plan by the Granite Falls Town Council at its meeting last Wednesday. Mrs. Smith said desires and opinions of the people will be sought to lay the basic groundwork for a comprehensive plan. She will report the activities of the for GF plan Rodney Carpenter, park commissioner, recommended that the town vacate a portion of Homer Street to eliminate a loop road around the proposed town park. The road has never 'been developed. Council requested a legal description of the road portion before taking action. There are two other property owners who would be effected by the street vacancy and their approval should also be obtained, recommended Councilman Cliff Bond. Civil Defense Director Harold Taklo offered to locate surplus helmets for the volunteer firemen. Councilman Robert Tompkins reported that the department is short six Bids for the pump and pump house that would put the third well for the town into operation were reviewed by the councilmen. No action was taken pending further specifications for the housing and a third bid for the pump. The one-half percent sales tax was briefly discussed. Councihnan Tompkins and Mayor George Bryan will check on the financial position of the town if the tax is passed and if it isn't The tax will again be considered at the next meeting. Mrs. Smith was asked to determine the feeling of the Business Men's Association in regards to the tax and report at the July 8 council meeting. citizens group to the council, helmets. Joe M. urrell resigns from L.yford in Granmte Falls school board a,r show Charles A. 'Chuck' Lyford Joe Murrell submitted hs matter of setting up - sometimes brash, letter of resignation as a school specifications, and possibly occasionally abrasive, usually board member at last week's asking for new bids based on" happy, often charming; a mad, meeting of the Granite Falls those specs, fun-loving, speed-loving school board. He is moving to The board members agreed character right out of a Corvallis, Ore. on July 2. Board members discussed possible replacements for Murrell. Anyone interested in serving the remaining three and one-half years of his term should get in touch with LeRoy LeDuc, board'lresident, or one of the other board members. The applicant must live in the district between the school and Silverton, and be a registered voter. Two bids were submitted for the new boiler in the high school. When it was realized that no specifications had been established prior to asking for the bids the board members decided to delay action on the bids. They found some specifications that had been written in 1968 by the engineer associated with the architects, Botesch and Nash. The final decision was to have the new superintendent look into the on all the wage requests for classified employees (bus drivers, secretaries, maintenance, etc.) except some stand-by time for bus drivers. Full pay will be allowed for stand-by time fen one day trips, but further negotiation is necessary for overnight trips. Money for the costs of transportation of special education children has not been paid to the parents this past year due to not getting it into the budget soon enough, reported Don Van Liew, elementary principal. The money should be forthcoming from the state. On a motion by Carl Hemstrom, the board voted to pay the parents eight cents per mile for their transportation costs from local monies, and try to get the district reimbursed by the state. The next school board meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. on July 8. romantic novel; and only 28 years old! That's Energy, Inc." That's how Ed Mack Miller characterizes Lyford in the 1970 edition of Air Racing Aerobatics. Lyford, who makes his home near Lake Stevens in Snohomish County, has been doing air shows since 1961 and plans to perform again this year in the Lynnwood Rotary International Air Fair at Paine Field. "Charging Chuck" will do an acrobatic routine in Larry Blumer's P-38 and also demonstrate the flying maneuverability of a Learjet, courtesy of Jetair Corporation. He will perform both days of the two-day air show, July 18 and 19. Lyford, a man of dynamic energy, started flying with his father at age 12 and started logging time when he was 16. 60 TO 1 - No matter how many horses under the hood, one will get a rider to the same place. -(News-Press photo) Howie Haight. In August of 1959, the restaurant was moved into a small, but separate building east of the house. In 1962, an open-air eating area was added and that was enclosed in the restaurant grew, so did the gallonage pumped from their Chevron Service center. The Haight enterprise was a total family affair. spring of the following year. It Daughter Marlene Kreide was 1963 also that a back was already living in the Everett section was built for restrooms area when the rest of the family and storage moved here; but sons Bob and Today, Tina's Restaurant Terry were still in high school. still looks sparkling new yet it Each of the boys, it ended up, houses some of the older relics married Haight help. Bob took from the area. Many antiques for his wife Nancy Kennedy. have been loaned to be They have children'Shawn 8, purposely displayed within its and Brian 3. Terry married four wails. There are the tools Beverly Cool and their children that belonged to E. G. Baker are Carolyn 2, and Cathy 1 (Susie ViVier's father) and are month. Marlene's children are dated to 1907; music programs Bob 12, Billy I0, and Sharon 8. that date to 1908; an 1885 Helping at Tina's now are waffle iron that makes waffles Mrs. Betty Cook, cook, Pearl in the shape of hearts; kerosene Dennis and Nancy Lundberg, lamps, a hall tree and kitchen waitresses, and Lorraine Cool. utensils including a flour sieve. One of the last newspapers to be printed on "wall paper" is preserved in glass and on display at Tina's. Dated July 2, 1863, it was printed in Vicksburg, Miss. The same glass Nancy Thompson (Beverly's cousin) a waitress there for over four years, will be married July 10. Popularity of Tina's restaurant might be due to offering 14 different dinners or holds a $100 Confederate bill. homebaked pies (four dozen A wooden wall telephone is pies a weekend). Also available a reminder to Tina and Howie are crocheted gift items, of the original restaurant where groceries, block ice and it was in use. Little did the propane. And if all this isn't couple from Illinois dream that enough to keep the Haights their enterprise would grow so busy, they turn on their CB set big. As the need for a house full and modulate with other of rooms for the family edged Snohomish County Modulators. ut the restaurant, and that Andit's 11 yearslater... HIr, HP__RII:EII OPEN JULY 4th NALLEY'S __ POTATO CHIPS00, MAYONNAISE i4AMBURGE q HOT DOG BUNS00 12- NALLEY'S RELISHES o, ...... 3/$1 NALLEY'S PAPER MATE PICKLES 69 PAPER Banquet Dills, ,:o,,,,0, o, PLATES Dill Nubbins, 48-Oz ........ lO0-Count HARTLEY'S MEAT VALUES BONELESS HAM ................... Lb. 89C RACORN BACON ................... ,b. 59 RATH WIENERS ................... 1200,.4gc We Have... RESER'S FRESH POTATO & MACARONI SALADS 2 Le. CAN of FOLGER3 COFFEE $1 49 FOLGER'S 1-LB. 93c 3-LB. $2.59 10-OZ. INST. $1.59 HARTLEY'S PRODUCE BUYS CANTALOUPES CORN ON THE COB 4/$1 10/$1