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sure Hunt" announced fgr March 26'-27 by West Seattle stores win I spare IVI XXXV]H, No. ,l. . Distributed to West Seattle Homes Every Thursday :-'"ThursdaY'7 :March ' "15', 62:: efforts of mem- of Seattle Pub- rewarded with the results of favoring the vith 14.000 votes complete count, ballots. 967 voted on the the 111.913 re- of the levy. tle members of Association every effort votes to bring the second at- and have yard they work- on" of a full guard atackers and parents of school district and regard of two young girls school, one a pit, and an- Ly of this week hey sent letters )1 children from trles O. Carroll, ,rney, Tuesday, to be on their ep special vigi- their young- Jug after the in- ,were seen walk- to school. The of- the P-TA evening, w i t h Robbins, presi- which they and planned to elementary p. D. W. Burns advised to not to talk to use well trav- alleys and of the dis- :LP PROTECT FROM CASE BY THESE young children at all own determi- neighborhood is supervised. children of the day. inst hitchhiking alone. your child to in you by as- you will at all and try to pro- harm. Open house for Decker remodeling The Decker building remodeled front of file and glass greatly improves appear- ance. The fall plate glass windows on the The firm of Decker Bros., 3239 Calif. Ave. S. W., estab- lished in West Seattle for 16 years, is having an open house this Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, to celebrate its newly remodeled store and their 16th anniversary. A complete renovation h a s been done on the Decker Bros. building, and so efficiently that they not only have a better showroom for themselves b u t also room for two other offices. One of these is occupied al- ready by the Edythe Carlson Realty Co. Edythe Carlson says "We had always wanted to be on California Avenue and when Gene Decker remodeled h i s building, it gave us the oppor- tunity for the right location and also a brand new office." The new address of Edythe Carlson Realty is 3237 California A v e. S.W. Decker Bros. is planning big things for their open house and hopes that everyone will attend. There will be refreshments and prizes to be awarded by draw- ings. Two Disneyland V in y 1 Rugs will be given away, and also three custom made coffee table. The are one,of-a-kind Jaycee dinner meeting planned To all those who would be in- terested, the West Seattle Jun- ior Chamber of Commerce will be holding an open dinner meet- ing in the very near future. The time. date and place are as follows: 8 p.m. on Tues- day, March 20 at Kermit's Res- taurant. Special guests will include Bob Surina the past president of the Pierce County Young Demo- crats and the featured speaker of the evening, Hank Sewell, Congressional candidate of the [UGH General is WS resident / Mrs. Richard H. Rice has /,-  been appointed to one of the key positions in the neighborhood di- vision for this year's United Good Neighbor campaign. Her appointment as "associate gen- eral" is announced today by Mrs. Ronald M. Fraser. division general. Mrs. Rice is well quaIified for her role as a LL G. N. leader. In Community Chest days she served as a campaign secretm y an at one time worked on stud- left are among the new touches. Interior improvements also extensive. mHerald photo. tables. Formica covered and are unusual free form designs. Factory representatives of the fine carpet lines carried by the Decker Bros. will be in the store Friday and Saturday to demonstrate their lines. N e w- est linoleum and vinyls will be on display as well as the com- plete line of window shades and blinds carried by Decker Bros. Incidentally, they are the only firm south of Pike Street that manufacturers window shades. Gene Decker invites all of W. Seattle to drop in this Friday and Saturday, have some re- freshments, register for t h e drawings and inspect their new store. They will be open until 9 p.m. Friday flight in hon- er of the occasion. Shafran's Sign Sets New size - brightness standard Across the Edit0r's Desk EASTER BREAKFAST While Easter is still a mont away the W. S. Lions are mak- ing plans for their popular Eas- ter Breakfast at the West Seat- tle Community Y. M. C. A. Tom- Men's store installs new sign this week. Proves par- tlcularly attractive at night.Herald photo. Marine Commuter Cruiser Landing [ ies for the Health and Welfare Council. Mrs. Rice is active in com- munity affairs She is a mem- ber of Lafayette Elemeutary P-TA and is serving as a room mother. She is past chairman of Katherin Torland Circle. Se- attle Milk Fund and past secre- tary of Chi Omega Alumnae As- sociation. Mr. and Mrs. Rice and their six-year old daughter, Ro- bin, reside at 4516 S. W. Atlan- tic. As associate general for the Southwest District. Mrs. R i c e is responsible for recruiting the leaders in the West Seattle, the I South West Seattle and N o r t h I Highline sections of the neigh- borhood division. Little League sets date for sign-up Baseball is just around t h e corner. Tim West Seattle Little League and Pee Wee League coaches, managers and officers have been meeting regularly. The plans for this year are just about formulated. The most im- portant one for the boys though is Sign-Up Date. West Seattle Little L e a g u e Sign-Up Date is on Satm'day, March 24. at l0 a.m. at the fol- lowing places: Boys' Club -- West Seattle Sta- dium. 35th S. W. and W. Sno- qualmie; Bar S -- Bar-S Field, 63rd Ave. S. W. and Admiral Way. Olympic Heights -- E. C. Hughes Playfield. 29th Avenue S. W. and West Kenyon - W. S.  ' Brokers"- Delridge Playfield, Delrklge Way a n d West Edmonds. Carlsen W i n- quist Arbor Heights School, 3701 S7W. 104th. W. S. Mer- chants -- James Madison Field. Gene Fietdler- Lincoln Park 7800 block. Fauntleroy. Sportin Goods  Genesee Hill Field 5012 S. W. Genesee. Boys go to the playgound list ed above that is nearest their grand opening Friday and Sat- homes. All boys who are at least 9 years old and who will not be 13 before Aug. 1, can sign up and will be given every opportunity to make the team. Pea Wee Sign-Up Date is my O'Neitl is chairman for the c'veul, STARTING THE WFEK RIGHT While it may be raining or even snowing when this week's Herald is distribu:ed we can't help but remark about the nice weather Monday. Although the thermometer recorded 7 a 33- degree temperature at a.m. the bright sunshine soon sent it': souring above the 40-degree:: makr. Monday was the kind of day that fills one with pep and desire for accomplishment. , * ,k NEW ROTARY PREXY Our compliments to Rolf Johnson, who has been elected 3resident of the W. S. Rotary Club. Rolph is sales manager of Blake, Moffitt & Towne. YOUNG PIANIST TO OPEN FAIR Van Cliburn, gifted concert pianist appearing on the "What's My Line" program on Sunday night, gave Seattle's World's Fair a boost when he announced that he was scheduled to play a concert at the Fair on open- ing night. Rotary Girl-of-Month ;: !:>f ..::.: Sally Granqulst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Granqulst, 7729 46th Ave, S.W., end editor of the Chinook, West Seattle High School paper, is Rotary Girl of the Month, She is active in student government and is W. S. H. S. representative tO the Inter Hiqh School Council, a member of the student cabinet and has a 3.5 grade average. Dr. Aiken Defeat shocks friends By F. CLYDE DUNN The experts had said t h a t Wing Luke, candidate for Posi- tion No. 5 on the City Council. had shown his full strength in the primary and that Dr. Joe Aiken would win in a c lose race. The experts were wrong. Joe ran strong in West Seatth but that was not enough. -W'hen we irt,,t,ttr one precinct  Luke 199 and Aiken 100. we tossed it off as a fluke. As subsequent return came m a definite trend f o I Luke was indicated. ] In the Dr. Joe Aiken heat 1 quarters, loyal supporters gath- ered at 8:30 p.m. for what they hoped would be a celebra- tion. No campaign group h a d ever worked harder than this loyal organization of men and women headed by Cec Davis. A T-V set and a radio were reporting results at intervals Even when Luke had gained 10200 lead Arvid Anaresen re- marked. "I'm not giving up ,J Joe Logozo. ,a long of Dr. Atken's said, "Joe will come through." Paul Hogan had visited sever- al polling places and listed the results. Aiken was running 2 to 1 and 3 to l in West Seattle but (Continued on Page I I) Totem Cleaners open for business belongs to any or organized, with its lead- in the be sure he jus- in him. 'TO AGED West Seattle 7th district, who will be giving a general talk on "Government- al Affairs." Reservations may be made by contacting Peter Vincent at WE 7-6733 by March lg. CHURCH FATHER- DAUGHTER BANQUET A big night for food, singing, Club will dixieland music and magic will speak onlbe at Tibbetts M e t h o d i s t Aged" at Church Monday night, March Mar 21 at 19 at 6:30 p.m. when the annual at S.W. Genesse Father - Daughter banquet will r.. S.W. Thelbe held. Reservations, WEst to attend. 5-7821. 0 PREPARE FOR FAIR GUESTS have time to finish that or recreation room Fair guests arrive. ! Just ask us about a West HOME IMPROVE- LOAN. ALASKA ST, (W. Seattle Junction) WE 2-2950 4 S.W. I52nd (NEW Location) CH. 4-4950 The Marine Commuter I is approaching the Sea Crest landing after a 6-minute run from the Polynesia Res- taurant on the Seattle side. Water commuting is popular. Herald photo. Marine Commuter Hawaiian pageant service from West to be given Side to Seattle Way back when -- one of the favorite marine rides was on the ferry from Seattle to West Seattle. Those unique paddle propelled ferries are now but figments of memot'y. But now the modern version is at hand with a marine om- muter service being established between Seattle and West Seat. tle, via the Marine Commuter I. And the trip which used to take about a half hour now takes 6 to 8 minutes on this fast cruiser. The Marine Commuter I of- fers convenient departures and arrivals for business appoint- ments, luncheon engagements, and shopping tours, from the Sea Crest Marina, 1660 Harbor Ave. S. W. to the Polynesian Restaurant on Pier 51 on the Seattle side of Elliott Bay. Commuters may relax in in- dividual contour seats and for- get the highway traffic conges- tion and noise as they s c o o t through the water from here to Seattle in 6 to 8 minutes. Free parking is available. Charter service is also available. The Mahealani School of Poly- nesian Dance at 4147 Califor- nia Avenue will give a Hawai- ian Pagent on Saturday, March 17 at the Fauntleroy Community Center. Fellowship Hall. 9260 Calif, Ave. S.W. Dances of Hawaii, China, Ja- pan, Tahiti, New Zealand, Sa- moa and the Phillippines will be performed. In this pagent, Mrs. Noble, director of the stu- dio, hopes to show the influence of other nations of the world on the dancing art of Hawaii, of- ten called the "Melting Pat of the World". HAT SALE BY GUADALUPE The Beach Drive Guild of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish will sponsor a hat sale March 23 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m and on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Sun Room of the High Point Administration Building, 3000 W. Graham St. Hats by Howard Hanlon for women and children will be fea- tured. There will be attractive door prizes. Mrs. Coy Carter, chairman, and Mrs. Richard Bid- die, co-chairman. CARD OF THANKS For rates and schedules see I wish to thank the neighbors the Marine Commuter Corpora- and friends who were so kind tion advertisement on page 00 and thoughtful during my recent of this issue. For information bereavement. call MA 3-5723. Rosa M. Sutherland. prospective Pee Wee players March 31 and the coaches, managers and officers urge all prospective Pee Wee players who are qualified, and particu- larly the 10-year olds. to be sure to sign up for Little League. The Pee Wee coaches and man- agers want to remind the 9 and 10-year old boys to turn out for Pee Wee if they don't make Lit- tle League. SEASIDE PIIARMACY ghe Alkl Community IT,'ugstore C. A. Richey - wE -, 61st and Alkl Prescription Pharmacist Always on D.-" Free orchids will be given each day to the first 50 adults to visit the new Totem Coin-Oper- ated Dry Cleaning Shop at 60 California Ave. S.W. at S.W. Graham St., which will hold a urday, March 16 and 17 from HI i i I tl HERR LUMBER (0 , il "'On the Way to Alki" 2400 Harbor Ave. S. W. Delivery Available U.SAVE HERE Fir Plywood (Sanded 2 Sides) Ext. It. 4xSx %" . . - $2.36 $2.11 4x8x " . . . . 2.99 4x8x 'h" . . . . 4.07 3.82 4x8x %" . . .'. 4.49 4.24 4x8x" . . . . 5.04 4.79 (ECONOMY & BEST) 4 x 8x % " . ....... $1.76 x8x %" . ....... 2.56 Pre-Finished Paneling 4'x 8' Mahogany Utilit T ....... $2.88 Econoply ...... 3.69 First Quality .... 4,49 INSULATION (Fiberglass) s39 60" Blanket ..... * $48 95" Blanket ..... $66 O0 " Blanket ..... s55 25" Blanket ..... CEILING TILE 16 x 32 Unpainted .. $|27.65 M (64 sq. box) 16 x 32 Painted . . . 132.25 M (64 sq. box) 12 x 12 Painted . .. 134.55M (64 sq. box) 12 x 12 Constellation 161.00 M (64 sq. box) 12 x 12 Fissured ... 208.00M ($B sq. box) CARPENTER AVAILABLE FOR SMALL ODD JOBS WE 5-9711 ii HOURS: 8 A. M. TO S P. M. MONDAY THRU ,TURDAY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Coffee will be served also. The Totem Coin-Op Dry Clean- ing Shop will be operated jointly by Bob Brerman and his wife Provie who also own and oper- ate the Laundromatic at 4216 S.W. Admiral Way. Cleaning is done by a battery of six auto- matic Philco-Bendix units. Brennan points out that con- stant filtering of the cleaning solvent assures clean solvent at all times. An attendant will be on duty at all times to assist patrons of the shop. The Grand Opening special features cleaning of 10 shirts or sweaters or2 topcoats or 3 suits or 9 dresses, a $2 for $1.50. The Philco-Bendix dry cleaner holds a full 8 pound load. You c an clean a child's dress, woolen sport coat plus a man's suit at one time. Cleaning takes only 45 minutes. Brennan, who has been a resi- dent of West Seattle for 37 years was in the real estate business for some time. He was one of the developers of Arroya Beach and Heights and built the first bowling alley in West Seattle. ARBOR HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CLUB DANCE Arbor Heights Community Club invites the community to "Dancing in the Dark" w tt h KVI's Dave Clarke. on Satur- day, March 24, from g p.m. to I p,m. The occasion is for adults and Clarke will play muise, ad !ib, and even give away an al- bum or two. For reservations call WE 5-6469 or CH 3-5767. Mixer, ice, popcorn and mid- night snack provided by club. Save The Dates To be held Men.- Tues. Annual event brings store of loot in prizes The annual West Seattle "Treasure Hunt"  epic event in which the entire commu- nity tunas out to win the loot which mercbants heap up tn prize upon prize for the having will be held two days this time on Monday and Tuesday, March 26-27. Beautification is pre-C 21 topic for city City-wide beautification, from gardens to new paint, light-up and clean-up was the major ef- fort of the Chamber of Co m- merce meeting of the Century 21 State Beautification Com- mittee on Thursday noon. Members of the City Council and Mayor Gordon Clinton, newspaper editors, Garden club representatives and City Beau- iflcation committee members from surrounding districts at- tended the gathering, designed to step-up efforts prior to Cen- tury 21. Ed Dunn. vice president of the committee, presided, and spoke of the formation of the committee three years ago, through the efforts of Council- woman Helen Edwards and Mayor Gordon Clinton. Mayor Clinton, who has been taking an active interest in the anti-litter campaign and ord- nance, an undertaking headed up by City Ted Seafair Pirates are not the only buccaneers who favor W. Seattle for their rendezvous. Others in gaudy attire h a v e been seen in the area. Any num. bar of them, arms full of loot, have been seen dodging into the Junction stores -- and making a hasty departure empty hand- ed. The annual visit of the pirates with stores for the "Treasure Hunt" is upon us, and each week will see announcement of the prize gifts which will be awarded the nights of March 26-27. Participating stores will remain open until 9 p.m. Mon- day. Many merchants are plan- ning "after 6 p.m." specials. Swag, loot, treasure is hidden throughout the Junction  and rumor has it that the value is fabulous  greater than a n y previous "Treasure Hunt" plan- ned for this community. Some of this valuable treasure could be yours if you participate in the annual Junction Mer- chants "Treasure Hunt." Thirty or more Junction stores will be participating in the Treasure Hunt and indica- tions are that there will be more loot awaiting the treasure hunt- ers than ever before. Watch for your Herald March 22. Each copy distributed will be numbered and the number of your copy could be a lucky one. This as an adult party and priz- es may be claimed by men and women over 19 years of age. Cards bearing the lucky num- ber will be posted in up all efforts toward the goal of a' clean 'and beautiful Seat- tle. He looked with expectation' for hopes of "a beautiful Seattle to come into focus with World's Fair upon us." and spoke of the importance of creating the right impression and image of o u r city with World's Fair visitors. "Beauty being a state of mind," he spoke of the anti-lit- ter law, and the need to enforce it and "to educate people to want to be clean and make a city a better place in which to live." He stressed the impor- tance of taking active part to help solve the problems which are ours, although this may not be easy to dO. He looked for all citlzens to put effort into a coop- erative mvement to bring about the desired result, and as- sured of continued cooperation of City government. "With all working together, there is ne limit to what. we can do togeth- er," he concluded. Mrs. Edwards spoke of the rogress which has been made m the three years the commit- tee has been in operation, and Anderson spoke of the changes he has seen from early Seattle (continued on page 41 banners in the window. C. D. Aaby joins appraisal firm C.D. Aaby, former owner of Aaby Realty, has joined the firm of Roland G. Hoefer M.A.I., doing business as Western Ap- praisal Company as an as. sociate appraiser. Mr. Aaby has been active in real estate, land developmelt and appraisals in the "West Se- attle area for the past I2 years. He has appraised for F,H.A., the City of Seattle and for pro- perry owners on the codem- nation of Alki Sewage Plant, Fairmoun.t Pla north end of Boeing mad the south end of the Seattle- Tacoma Airport. He has also appraised pro- perties tot private owners and the King County Probate Court, Western Appraisal Company has offices in Seattle and Helena Montana. Clients represented in- clude national industial firms, F.H.A. and all branches of city, county, school and state agencies. Serving West, Seattle.. Today, as for three generations past, our-pledge to South and West Seattleites is sympathetic, thoughtful and trustworthy service--at reasonable COst, always, WEst e 2-9300 . Chapel AIR-CONDI TIONED MILTON HAGGARD. Owner and Manager 4400 California Ave. S.W. at S.W. Genesee III I ] i i , WORLD FAIR TI K FAUNTLEROY CLEANERS E l w.,., o,,::,s, DRY CLEANING " 40009 WlLDW00D PLACE F2uBnlt:,:s/;$ry) WEst 2-9727