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bBER 21 fG rIGHT for the Is will p.m. in oI dis. uilding. nuation mission )ossible kd it up e town plan- oppor- Lions of g prev- re are peared nave a f Lake Id Ole ta, Ga. in the ootball Chan. lorrow ns de- r their wrote humi.d ppy to ;p her is re- meals [oesn&apos;t d with to be Chan. ight )otball an THIS SKETCH shows the lo- cation and layout of the pro- posed Perrigoue Memorial Field, three acres of land bordered by the Jordan Road on the upper side. The two diamonds would be back to back. The area back of the center fields would be devel- oped for family picnic and recreation use. The land, sit- uated across from the ceme- tery was donated by Mr s. Perrlgoue. / / / / / / / / / 1::::3 O Riverside News / / / / / 200' / / / / < STREET DANCE TONIGHT > TO HELP BUILD FIELD 7 A STREET DANCE will be held tonight {Wednesday) to raise money for the proposed Perrigoue Memorial Field. Get into the swing with Indian Girl and his Pale Faces, a western swing band with a tom tom beat! All proceeds of the danee will go to the development of Little League fields on the site pictured here. The dance is sponsored by the Granite Falls Athletic Association and the Granite Fails Eagles. Up Silverton Way By Hazel K. Stieha Almost the fourth of July and it's really hot today. Hope it keeps up for awhile. Sunday Ray and I took our lunch with the Runnings, also Lea Greenwood from Vallejo, Calif., to the state park and dug clams. Had a fine day but would have liked to stay in Silverton. See the Dr. Lowrys were all up. Had a nice visit with Bob Thorsen and Earl Rankin. Bob is erecting a new tool shed, better known as d o g house. The A1 Loomers are spend- ing the weekend in Portland. Visited with Ken and Bet- ty Patterson. They are com- ing right along with their new building. Well Laverne did it again with a huge fish over two feet. She is a real expert. Clarence is looking fine again. Mrs. Oliver Jergensen en- tertained her ladies club at Silverton last Wednesday. Abe and Eloise Olsen were up a few days last week. We always seem to miss them. Well that's it -- will see you up to Silverton all over the Fourth. We hope for good weather. I wonder who went to Portland to their laundry. By Marceille Lohoff Such a beautiful day after the weird weather this week. SUre do hope it stays summer now for a while. Winter just can't last forever. The Lohoffs have had a Very busy week. Tuesday Vieki and Debbie were host- esses of a slumber party (Without much slumbering) that included 21 girls. Attending were Karen Stil- Y, Karen Harkins and Edith ngebretson of Granite Falls, bebra Groad from near Ver- Ier, Margaret Cornthailte and bebra and Ba ba a ppy Seattle, Toni, Terry and Rene VUlf of Woodinviile Debbie and Kim Elmendorf of Ever- ett, Laurie Paulk of the Grange Road and Sandy and SUzie Roberts, Joni Pearsall, Christy and Debbie Gaffs and Pare Brooks, all of our area. . The girls all seemed to en- Joy themselves even if it did rain. They had a picnic at the river Tuesday evening, then Slept out in tents. . Wednesday was spent pull- lteg taffy and playing ball in rain. Saturday we packed a pic- !e lunch then headed for Dar- hngton and the Timberbowl deo What an exciting show. ear "Leonard Amundsen and Ose were there too but we issed them. After the rodeo LOnnie Enyeart and family Showed us a good spot and we had a nice picnic on Buck reek. Sunday after church Clar- ence and Orrie Gates, all of Us, and David Folkers head- ed up toward Monte Cristo. !This time we made it.) We q.rst stopped above Verlot and lked up to see the "maiden of the woods" carving. What . lot of work and so far up la the woods ! Then on to Mon- te for more hiking. It was SUch a beautiful day and we ll had so much fun. I haven't talked to M r s. apson in a while and she ire has been going places. te and Dalene spent three Ys at Chelan visiting a very toed friend of hers that she adn't seen in a lot of years, rs. Mary Buchanan. Theran !SPecially enjoyed Lake Che- an, his first lake swimming. Saturday Dalene, Mr s. !rapson and Theran went .%Pping then visited Mrs. pson's oldest daughter in Verett. Sunday they took a rive around the Mountain Oop, then stopped and had nch along the way while enny Sommerville " plavea aSeball with the firemen. The Robert Browns had Pany yesterday. E r ic "a Judy Swanson and also Ynn ant Mary Cook, all of ,.attle. They had a very nice nsit. Walt and Laura Lang and Ward and Margie Eaton ,uok a drive up Sedro-Wool- iy W- " ay to visit with John VACATION SCHEDULE While Alma Kaeore#d Is u vaeatlon during July ud ugnst, news ma be snb- - Y ltted to Dolores Mlulsh, 1-3818, or mailed to the Granite Falls Press, Gran. [ Fells. DeadUne: 2 p.m. ,nOnday. Hills yesterday. Saturday was Walt and Laura's anniversary, so they celebrated by having a deli- cious chicken dinner at the Machias restaurant. T h e y drove on into Everett then were surprised by Ernie, De- lores and Joni bringing a cake when they got home. Ted stopped by to show them his new stock rack and Jen- ni and Ralph Nelson stopped by on their way home from camping on Whidbey Island to say hello and happy anniver- sary. I_aura said it was a very happy day, however there is. a slight shadow. Walt will be scheduled soon for an opera- tion. The medicine he has been taking hasn't done what it was supposed to. All our best wishes to with him when the time comes to go back to the hospital. The Grahams will probably start picking raspberries to- morrow. I could hear Carol in the background sewing up a storm. Johnny Graham is doing ok at his job, at least he's not complaining -- his mother says. Delores and Ernie Pearsall went to the motorcycle races at Maltby yesterday. They said one guy got hurt and had to be taken away in an am- bulance but it wasn't too se- rious. From there they went to Brads for dinner, then stopped by here for pie and coffee. Lizbeth Jamieson is staying with the Duncans this week. It was a nice visit until yes- terday when Verda had to go to bed with a sore throat, but she's better today and every- thing is fine again. Even the dishes are done. The Hauns are staying in their cabin this week. It sure is nice to see a car parked there. Ella Leighty's sister is vis- iting from California for a week. The Hauns visited and had dinner with the Leightys Friday evening. Diana Gates and Christy and Dehbie, Cheryl Monroe and Laurie and Mary Bannis. ter (Cheryl's sisters} all went to the rodeo Saturday to! They stopped and had dinner on the way home, then came home and rode horses. It sort of puts you in that' mood. Moe and Dorothy Herd (Di- ana's cousins from Seattle) visited them yesterday eve- ning. They had a nice visit. The riding club that the Hahns, Brookses and Zerfoss- es belong to, had a ride Sun- day. They rode up to Lost Lake and ended up back at the community club house for a potluck dinner. Nice birth. day for Ken Brooks. LEWIS ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER Aviation Storekeeper Third Class Robert A. Lewis, USN, son of Mrs. Charles Lewis of Route 2, Arlington., is serv- ing aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Oriskany under- going overhaul at San Fran- cisco Bay Naval Shipyard. The Oriskany and Attack Carrier Air Wing Sixteen, serving aboard the carrier, was recently awarded the Navy Unit Commendation for their joint combat operations in Southeast Asia. VOLUME LXXVIII Burn Road By Ella Lockett We hope this lovely weath- er holds through Thursday so no plans for a happy Fourth of July will have to be chang- ed and we hope it will be a safe one for all of US. So have fun but be very careful: As worthy matron of Beth- el Chapter O.E.S., Mrs. Har- old Goodrich attended the Grand Chapter session in Ta- coma from Thursday till Sat- urday. Mrs. Jack Webb, Mrs. Beulah Lease and Mrs. Chas. Lockett attended with her- a very enjoyable and busy three days, Charlene W e b b arrived from Venezuela last Sunday after four years' absence from home. She brought with her one of her former pupils, Hilma Lewis, who had just graduated from high school. They stopped in Pennsylva- nia and Chicago on business then by bus to the Coast. Tuesday Charles and Floe- ta, Charlene and Hilma drove to Portland where Hilma en- rolled at Mutlanomah Bible School. On their return they stopped in Kelso for a visit with Marion (James) Simp- son, she and Charlene were school chums in Granite. They had dinner with Mari- on and her family including her mother, Emma James, and her aunt, Luella. They had a most enjoyable evening and Emma James sent greetings to all her friends and we say "Hello" right back. It's good to hear from Emma. Miss Eda Lang of Pasadena, Calif., arrived for a visit with her sisters and families. Sun- day the family had dinner at the home of Etta Lang, then all drove to Lake Samish where their niece, Leila Steckleberg, is supervisor of the summer camp for Camp- fire and Bluebirds. They were invited to attend Ves- per services and also were invited to have dinner at the camp. They report a most in- teresting afternoon and eve- ning. A letter to his mother from Ron Chew in Greece where he is on maneuver, but soon leaving for Crete, sounds as if he was enjoying the trips to all the foreign ports, and having an opportunity to see so much of the world. No news, but lots of work to to -- so have a very fine and safe weekend. I ii i Phone AL 2-2191 Everett THURSD,Y, JULY 4, 1968 SINGLE COPY 10c NUMBER 22 Monte Cristo By C. E. Nordlund Perfect Monte weather this weekend. Everyone glad to see snack bar open. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Streeter are new management of Monte Cristo Lodge with a nice assortment of foods available. Homemade pies will be one of their spe- cialties. Night temperatures, 38 - 40 degrees; day temperature 63- 70 degrees; clear visibility with no fog in the valley. Many hikers on all trails today. A two-hour hike will take you into beautiful na- tional forest primitive areas with scenery you won't for- get. Overnight camping at Mon- te Cristo Forest Service campground, also cabins at r e s o r t area and camping. John Streeter, 75 years young and Margerite Streeter, 73 years young, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Streeter at the lodge, also brother Roy. We are happy to have pio- neers of Snohomish County in charge of this pioneer mining area. They can tell the tour- ists the beauty spots of the county they know so well. All is harmonious in the mountain loop area so do come up and really enjoy the wonderful weather of the Ev. ergreen State. New snow on peaks at 5000 feet Friday night. Monte Cristo to you all again folks and we hope to see you all next week. We are in the most beautiful ever- green tree area in the world. Come see we are not kidding. RECREATION REPORT DEER Early Buck Season: Limit- ed, high.mountain areas, Sep- tember 7-29. General Buck Season: West- side, southeast, south . cen- ,tral, October 12-November 5; remainder of eastside coun. ties October 12-November 11. Late Buck Season: North- east corner, November 23- December 8; selected Lower Columbia units November 23. 26. Hunter's Choice (either - sex): Selected westside units November 23 --; selected northeast units, November 9-- Permit Hunts: Permits good in specified areas on spe- cific dates. t PRODUCTS t I I I For service in your home! extra 4ncome ! or as a i I Fullerette, phone I I I, LAKE STEVENS, 334-1401 I IGRANITE FALLS, OW 1-43391 I New Specio Eh I I faurweek Period I GREEN VALLEY AIR FIELD "HAS NEW OWNER An energetic young couple from California r e c e n t 1 y bought the Green Valley Air Field. Joe and Doris Brewer, with their three daughters, moved out June 1 to take over the airfield and "gcow with the community." Joe Brewer started flying in 1965. Soon his enthusiasm infected Doris, and she earn- ed her pilot's license too. They decided to move to Washington, hoping to find somethingconnected with fly- ing. "We never dreamed that we'd have our own airport," Joe commented. But though they have the airport, at pre- sent they have no plane of their own. This is one of the first projects they have plans for. At present their are six hangars on the field. Joe hopes to expand these facil- ities. He is looking for a lic- ensed A and E mechanic to work part time at the field. There isn't enough work at the present for a full time man, though Joe expects the work to pick up as soon as some one locates at his field. Tentatively, Joe is planning to give a ground school course starting in the fall. This would last for six to eight weeks, meeting once a week for three hours. When finish- ed, students should be able to pass the written test for a private pilot's license. Any- one interested should call for information at OW 1-2643. While waiting for his plans to materialize, Joe is the Used Car Manager at Pack- wood Motors in Everett. Doris is kept busy with nine year old Laura, eight year old Tracy, and Dorian, who is six. The girls are very happy living out in the country where there is room for them to play. The berry growers are des- perately in need of help as the berries have ripened so fast the past couple of days. It does seem a shame that so many berries will go to waste for lack of help. B & M I BI FISHER'S .BAKED BEANS SCUIT MIX ,8oz. , Can ............ /V 40-Oz. Pkg .............. 4f SPAM " ' 57' 12-Oz, Can ........................................... CHILl FERG'S, 15.Oz. Can ........................... 3/95' LEVER BROS., Quart COLD WATER ALL PRUF, COLGATE'S, SPRAY 13 Off STARCH 53 , Can ..... II WHITE OR ASSORTED SCOTT TOWELS 3 Off, 2175' Large Roll FROZEN FOODS FRESH MEATS KLEENEX FACIAL TISSUES 200-Count Box ............. II 3/89' NERUP JULY 5 - 6 ICE CREAM REFRIGERATED PRODUCE