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Salmon Bake hel ps League A salmon bake will be held at Perrigoue Memorial Field, Granite Falls, beginning at 2 p.m. August 22. A "rain date" is the next day, said Mrs. Clause Mills, president of the Little League Association, sponsor of the salmon bake. Making arrangements for the day is chairman Bill Mattson. Donation.s of $1.50 for adults and $5 for a family of four or more will benefit the Little League. Babysitters meeting Mrs. Glenn Grandy, a pre-school teacher, will speak to the Lake Stevens Babysitters Club, Aug. 13th, at the home of the advisor, Mrs. Ronald Lambert, 3416 83rd Place East, South Lake Stevens Road, Everett, at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Grandy's topic for tile evening will be "Easy to make Games and Toys" to keep children entertained. Mrs. Grandy, a mother of two, has been the teacher for four years of the Lake Stevens Parent Co-Operative Pre-School. All girls and boys living in the Lake Stevens area who babysit are welcome to attend. For further information contact Mrs. Lambert at 334-6609. LITTLE LEAGUE FIELD-Little Leaguers Randy Thomas, John West, Danny Mills, Wade Tucker and Steve Moberg sit on a rock Iile in the center of their future playing grounds at Perrigoue Memorial Field. These boys and also Jerry and Duane Bogart and Mrs. Gary Moberg and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Mills comprised a "work" party Saturday to pick up rocks and sticks from the ground before top soil is brought in for the turf. Mrs. Laurence Perrigoue donated the land on the Jordan Road (across from the Legion Cemetery) to the Granite Falls Little League. League president Mrs. Mills said development of the field will be patterned after another Little League field pictured also here. A salmon bake Aug. 22 at the field will help raise the needed funds for the development of the local field. Tickets are available from Little League members and also Granite Falls merchants. SERVING LAKE STEVENS and GRANITE FALLS. WASHINGTON THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1970 NUMBER 28 VOLUME LXXX Senior Citizens Stilliguamish Senior Citizen Schedule: Program for August 14 is; Crafts and cards; Program: "Vision" by Prevention of Blindness Association; Music and Sing-a-long; NOON, HOT LUNCH, 30 cents; Hearing aid repair; Social Security and Medicare counseling; games and fun. Bids. new school Design Football Sewer bonds, Loop Road. sewers for Lake Xmassea! pract,ce Localartistsare' "mdxl FootballpracticeforGranite era yfish on agenda Delivery of tile sewer bonds will probably take place next Edna Paulson, ecdutbY Falls High School players will Monday advised Ron McLaughlin at the Monday night Lake Stevens Town Council meeting. The Monday date is dependent on the printing of the bonds and the recording of them by the Town Clerk. Purchases of the $1,070,000 bonds are William P. Harper and Son and Co., Seattle, and Blythe & Co., Seattle. When the bond delivery takes place, leins against the properties within the ULID become enforceable said McLaughlin. He said that the prepayment period during which time the full amoung of a property owner's sewer assentment may be paid without interest will be from Aug. 20 to Sept. 21. After Sept. 21 the interest for the next year, 81,6 per cent, will be added to the amount due. Notices explaining the payment plan in more detail will be mailed property owners, said McLaughlin. Payments are to be made at the Town Hall. Amounts payable by the property owners are those which were confirmed in March plus the adjustments by the Town Councilor the court. The assessment roll will be at the Town Hall if residents have forgotten the amount. McLaughlin reinterated that" monthly service charges will not Dan Crooks. Mayor Gayle begin until after the sewer Whitsell said Sen. Gissberg system is operable. A monthly suggested passing the resolution service charge of $6.50 has been showing the town's opposition in the figuring, but he to the commercial operation. emphasised that this may not Councilman Sam Dagastino be the final figure---it could go reported a petition of lower but it will not go higher, opposition is also at Mitchell's he said. Pharmacy at Frontier Village. With the sewer installation Letters concerning the underway, councilment turned censure by the town against the their attention to the proposed commercial catch of the Business Loop Road planned to scavenger fish will be sent by connect 18th and the proposed Mayor Whitsell to Gov. Dan 31st St., thus providing a traffic Evans and State Fisheries loop around the business Director Tollefson. district. Councilmen approved Problems created by the the inclusion of the Business sewer construction were Loop Road into the town's brought before the councihnen. Mapped Street Ordinance. It The Aquafest parade route had already been included in possibly will be hampered by the arterial street plan and the construction along the east end comprehensive plan for the of Vernon Road. Councilman town. Williams asked that the The Loop road will possibly contractors be approached be available for limited traffic about having the road east from following the installation of the Mitchell Road free for the sewer line along its western weekend activities. boundary. The eastern boundry Buzz Hunt and Don Silcox, is proposed for use as the for public safety measures, proposed new drainage ditch asked the council to reques t for Lake Stevens. Both the contractors to cover the sewer installation and the ditch trenches at night and allow installation will provide some of street space for the passage of the necessary fill mandatory vehicles. This, they said, is before a road can bisect the bog Important for emergency east of town. equipment such as fire fighting Councilman Ken Williams equipment and the resuscitator. reported that the town's newly Councilmen reviewed a purchased grader is ready for request by Marshall Dan Crooks delivery to the town. Purchase to purchase a used base radio for $3500 was approved last station and accessory units for fall. The grader has been used the police department for by Snohomish County. $1500. The request was tabled A resolution to censure until comparable figures for taking crayfish for commercial new equipment could be purposes from the waters of presented, Lake Stevens was passed by the Town treasurer Mrs. Eunice Bond reported that the state Town Council. Commercial auditor audited the 1968-69 operations have been taking records of the town and found place on the lake and at other the records in balance. Totals of lakes, also, commented Marshall the arterial street fund and the ARDICE'S STYLING SALON ' "'i 691-6085 Corner of Burn Rd. & Grange Rd. - Granite Falls orEllRkelttlll/ ONE DAY FOR HAIR CUTS ONLY No appoitltment necessary, first come, first served AUGUST 19 SCHooLBACKTO $2 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. PRICE OF v v v v v v  v , v v v v Director of the Snohomish-Island County Tuberculosis Association to enter the nationwide competition for the design of the 1972 Christmas Seal. A $1,000.00 cash award will be given the artist whose design is chosen to spearhead the annual drive against emphysema, tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases, and air pollution, Mrs. Paulson said. The design itself will appear on the Christmas Seals mailed to millions of U. S. homes during the 1972 holiday season. It also begin Aug. 26 according to Supt. Pat Hoban. Equipment will be issued Aug. 25 at I0 a.m. in the school gymnasium. School fees must be paid by the players before turning out for the sport. In addition to the regular charges there is $10 for football insurance. Physical examinations by a doctor of the family's choice must also be had by the tudent before practice begins. Ron Camp is football coach. Business Bids for sewer service to the new Sunnycrest School, bids on milk and food items for the lunchrooms and bids on fuel oil were reviewed by Lake Stevens School Directors at their August meeting. Bids were recieved from contractors for construction of the sewer line, and ranged from a low bid of $41,905 to $50,504.45. Directors awarded the contract to the low bidder, Eerkes Construction Company of Mr. Vernon. Two fuel oil bids were received with the low bidder being American Distributing Co., at $3.66 per barrel for heavy oil and .1533 per gallon for diesel. Two milk bids were received with Darigold the low bidder at $.0725 per half pint. Five companies submitted food bids and the award was to Bargreen and Van Gasken for $4,238.34. A contract with the Men architectural firm of Dykeman and Ogden of Everett was budgeted at $1,570,791 with actual receipts of $1,548,675.29. Expenditures have been budgeted at $1,568,676 and were actually $1,544,701.51. Directors also spent considerable time discussing a number of sites under consideration for the high school. Many factors will have to be evaluated and it will be some time before a decision is made. Board members agree to meet with members of the Town Council and law enforcement agencies to discuss matters of mutual concern. will appear on posters, signed for design of the new Two changes were approved .,,1o.,.. ,o,o..,oo ouy"'" senior high school. Board in fees for the senior high screens, members also approved a lease school. Instead of separate fees Deadline for entries is agreement with Ebenezer for different classes, a flat fee October 1, 1970. Lutheran Church for the use of of $3.00 per student will be Contest rules and i=,. ,'yrta'" s space for Kindergarten until the charged. This will be information, and copies of new building is ready, approxiamtely the same as the Christmas Seal designs from Business Manager, Robert average fee currently being 1907 to 1970 are available from the local TB association at 2907 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett - phone 252-6122. Pack 28 welcomes 3 Because of the rainout last Saturday, Pack 28 held a Pack Meeting last Friday at the grade school ball park. Receiving their Bobcat pins and Wolf Books were Randy Brennick, Bradley Hagen, Douglas Hughes and Tim Willis. Bill leaming received his silver arrow. Three boys were welcomed into Pack 28. They are Bradley Hagen, Patrick Bryan and Lindy Johnson. Each Scout and child present received a litter bag from the Scout office, promoting "Keep America Beautiful and Free of Litter." Cubs and their families enjoyed ice cream cones. This was followed by an exciting(?) baseball game! (The score was 17-0) The ball game was started by the kids but by the time it was over the dads were playing too! The mothers were the rooting section. It was really hard to tell who had the most fun - we all had a good time. Ra, and I would like to take this opportunity to bid you all, and Pack 28, a very fond ado. It has been great fun being your Scout correspondant and we sincerely wish Pack 28 many more years of happy fun. We ,will always have a soft spot in tour hearts for "our',' boys. -Mrs. Ray Saddler. WWSC news Robert D. Leedy received his bachelor's degree and Clayton Dale Finkbonner recieved a 3.5 or above grade average for the past spring quarter at Western Washington State College. Names of graduates and those names to the President's List were released last week by the college. Both men are from Lake Stevens. city street fund will be changed however to reflect correction of transposed entries. Trophies to be awarded winning entries in the annual Railroad and Reunion Days parade Oct. 3 in Granite Falls were displayed during the Wednesday luncheon meeting of the Granite Falls Business Men's Association at Rochon's Timberline Cafe. The trophies were purchased by businesses in the town and will be displayed in the respective stores until Oct. 3. Donating the trophies are the Granite Falls Bank, the Farm and Garden store, Sundries, Texaco Station, Rochon's Cafe, Sweet Realty, Miller Shingle Co., Berni's Town and Country, and Konnerup's Grocery. A report on the work plan for beautification. involved with sponsoring the Officer Mattson suggested Railroad Days parade was made the BMA sponsor an art contest by Mrs. Elaine Stout for at the Granite Falls School to Raymond Stout who could not create a special design for police attend the meeting. A vote will uniform patches and badges. be taken at the September The BMA will serve as posters meeting of the GFBMA to judge. determine if the group will Mrs. Smith reported that assume the sponsorship of the word has not been recieved parade. Stout is working with from the state highway this year's parade chairman, department concerning the Don McGillivray, at the request crooked mile leading into of theBMA. Granite Falls. Another letter A plaque depicting the Oct. will be sent the commissioners 16, 1892 arrival of the train in and highway chairman Aarvid Granite Falls was displayed by Johnson will attempt a personal Mrs. Rhea Williams. Some of the businesses in town will have them for sale during the R & R Days celebration. Mrs. Elaine Schroeder was appointed to select a parade entry for the business group. New bylaws for the BMA were approved by unanimous vote. Nominated for the new post of treasurer were Mrs. Elaine Schroeder and Bill Williams. Election will be in September. The efforts of the BMA toward cleaning-up town and beautifying the business district will be co-ordinated with those of the Town Council, said Mrs. Ben Smith, BMA president. Mayor George Bryan told the group that city equipment could be used to haul trash and paraphernalia that is picked up in the town. A clean-up day will be set for sometime in August, said Mrs. Smith. The exact day will be announced. As a followup to cleaning the town, Officer Bill Mattson suggested that each business place be responsible for cleanliness of sidewalks around their place of business. The "beautification" report was touched upon by Ray Rochon and Mrs. Smith in the absence of beautification chairman, Mrs. Doily Rochon. Areas for small shrubs, flowers and trees are in the proposed contact. Citation for John Giddings John Giddings, a senior at Lake Stevens High School, was presented the Representative DeMolay Award, the highest award a Demolay can apply for and earn through his own direct efforts. Giddings is a Past Master Councilor, Cascade Chapter. The award was presented at the chapter's Summer Awards Night at the Masonic Temple in Everett Tuesday evening. Giddings is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Giddings, lOth St. SE. GF school registration Secondary school students new to Granite Falls School District are to register at the High School office Aug. 24 29 anytime from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. School in Granite Falls will begin the morning of Aug. 3 I. Labor Day will be a holiday. Student fees this year, said Supt. Pat Hoban, will include $7 for the Associated Student Body activity card; $2.50 book deposit; and $1 towell fee. Larson, presented a financial report for the fiscal year ending June 30. The report showed that total revenues were paid. Because state support for the Driver Education program is less than anticipated, the fee will be increased to $22. I ,' . , Irs, UlrLch Scller;,er Rt i Box 32 Granite Flls t Wn 9822  G F youth in programs Youth for Christ groups from Granite Falls, Marysvillel and Everett will present a week of programs concerning "The Man the World Needs Most" Aug. 15 - 22. Programs will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Fire Fighters Halt, 1410 Eighth Avenue, Marysvjlle. Emcees will be Cliff Duncan and R odney Long; song leaders, Burnell Paulson and John Allen; and pianists Karen Cloakey, Betty Paulson and Ida Lopez. Speakers will be, on Aug. 15 Ray Ammon of Marysville; 16th, Larry Ammon and Colporteurs of Marysville; 17th, panel discussion moderated by Conrad Thompson, Bellingham; 18th, A.C.T. team from Walla Walla College; 20th former drug addicts Patricia Littlefield and Dewey Green, Bellingham; 21st, Tom Thompson, Walla Walla College; and 22, Pat Duncan, Marysville. There is no admission fee and the public is invited. Nursery and classes will be provided for young children. Men in service Staff Sergeant Gary W Neely, has completed the special U.S. Air Force recruiter course at Lackland AFB, Tex., and will be an official Air Force recruiter at Portland. He was picked for the special assignment as a volunteer with an outstanding military record. The sergeant was trained in I I areas of study, including the Air Force job classification system, testing procedures and community relations. Sergeant Neely, a 1960 graduate of Edison Technical High School, attended Eastern Washington State College at Cheney and the University of Alaska at Anchorage. He also studied at the University of Portland. His wife, Dian, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Harms of Lake Stevens, Wash. Navy Seaman Kenneth W. Eklund, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie A. Eklund of Route !, Lake Stevens, Wash., is serving aboard the destroyer USS Orleck in San Diego. The destroyer recently returned from a deployment in the Western Pacific, whicl] included naval gunfire, support off the coast of Vietnma, search and rescue missions, support operations for aircraft carriers in the Tonkin Gulf and special surveillance operations. I IIII II /tNO YOUK, 00cTg?LGREE M,ss,o, 00.BEANS CUT MACARONI ......... 3/65 ...... 2/69  HUNT'S / TOMATO SAUCE0000z2 43,,,, GIANT TIDE 79' PUREX BLEACH Gallon VAN CAMP'S PORK & BEANS 2- 59 s,z. .......... SCOTTIES 2/55 FACE TISSUES NABISCO CHIPsTERS Pkg. 2/69 200-Count 3/$1 KONNERUP "S Granite Avenue & Pioneer St'reet PRICES EFFECTIVE AUGUST 14-15