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Page 2 -- THE GRIDLEY HERALD -- Wednesday, March 19, 1980 i .( ri/dy. leral/ Twice-a-week I I'~l'~. X'~9-42(I William D. Burleson Owner and Publisher Phone [916] 846-3661 630 Washington Street Gridley. California 95948 Mike Gardner, Editor Office Manager, June Taylor STAFF: Display/Nat'l. Ad director. Loretta Hawley, Advertising sales, Marveda Lucke; Phototypesetting operator, Donna Tibbitts and Susie Burleson; Reporter/Photographer, Sally Coghlan; Proofreader, Arlene Hook: Press Foreman, John Skaggs and Pressman Roy Stoudt, Printer's Helper Steve Hanson. 2rid Class Postage paid at Gridley, ('alifornia 95948 under the Act of Congress, March 3, 1880, Court I~cree number 2720% SUBSCRIPTION RATES: $7.00 per year in Butte County and Live Oak. $8.00 elsewhere in the United Slates. Single copy, 15c. new Sandra Waller became a mem- ber of the Quota Club of Gridley during a recent Wednesday lun- cheon meeting at the Buttes. Initiating the new member was Julia Vieira, a past president and 25-year member of Quota Club. In her remarks during the installa- tion ceremony she explained what Quota does and reviewed its objec- tives: to serve country and com- munity; to promote high ethical standards; advance ideas of right and justice and promote fellowship and friendship. She mentioned the problems of deafness and the "Shatter Silence" program, insti- tuted by Quota International some years ago. She explained that Quotarians "give the extra mea- sure - service over charity." Mrs. Vieira was assisted by Jan Nelson, who pinned the blue and silver club emblem on Mrs. Waller / Have a new hairdo for Easter... AND SA VE ..... $10.00 to $15.00!! REGULAR $35 PERM ...... Now $20.00 REGULAR $25 PERM ...... Now $15.00 EASTER SPECIAL FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, 62 & over Shampoo Set me=. .............. $4.00 Haircut & Shampoo Set nor $9 ..... $7.50 Easter Specials effective thru April 12 046-5196 562 Kentucky Street in Gridley Third Assembly candidates to speak tonight The Placer County Young Republicans will sponsor a Candidates Night featuring the three candidates seeking the G.O.P. nomination in the Third Assembly Dis- trict on Wednesday, March 19, 1980, at the Placer Savings and Loan bank, 110 Harding Ave- nue, in Roseville. The public is invited to the meeting which will be- gin at 7:30 p.m. "We've invited Wally Herger, Bob Graham, and Bob-Winston to present their views and answer questions from the audience," explain- ed Gene Wooden, chair- man of the Placer Coun- O and presented her with the tradi- tional red rose. Then she was hear- tily welcomed by Karen Connell, president, and other members. During the business portion of the meeting, thank you notes were read for Quota's help and financial support from Jan Roberts, English teacher at Gridley High School and also the Quota International Fel- lowship Fund. Members authorized a $50 dona- tion to the Butte-Glenn Heart As- sociation through the Rockathon, as requested in a letter from Dulcie Caldweli from Valley Oaks Health Care Center. A letter from Lois Freeman, governor of Quota's 36th District, remarked that this district seems to be "one ahead on membership - we are going and growing." She fur- ther mentioned the new captioned broadcasting system for the deaf, which is now available in some stores. This device, which flashes captions on the TV screen, enables deaf persons to enjoy television because they can read what the ac- tors are saying. A letter from Leo McCarthy was read informing the club that he had appointed Art Torres chair- man of the committee to inves- tigate such problems as were recently experienced by Valley Oaks Health Care Center. Nancy Weinzinger gave a report on the antique show and sale and mentioned a few final preparations for which she needed assistance. ty Young Republicans. "Our group will con- sider making an endorse-, ment of one of the can- didates at a later dale." The Placer County Young Republicans is a chartered affiliate of the California Young Republicans. "A sincere thanks to everyone for .,, making our last two years successful GIRL'S TODDLER ALL MATERNITY NDI It~', Pants & Tops D~ ~t.,.1 .. , ru,ua.y . Special ..... : 2 INFANT ~ ,. . O/oog S undresses 8ELECTED of assorted items!!! ,, CASPER Glow in the dark" T.SI Only... FREE BALLONS FOR THE KIDDIES OPEN 9:30 A.M. TO 5:30 P.M. Wed. & Thurs., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dorothy Russell, chairman of the nominating committee, re- ported that the committee had nominated the following as offi- cers for the coming year: June Taylor, president; Florence Mathews, vice president; Claire McKibben, recording secretary; Pam Jones, corresponding secre- tary; Dorothy Warner, treasurer. Nominated as two year directors were Janice Nelson and Nancy Weinzinger, and as one year direc- tors, Alice Storm and Violet Biggs. Election will be held in April. Members voted to participate in the Health Faire to be held in Gridley in May and will send a rep- resentative to the planning meeting next week. Elected as delegate to the annual convention in Australia was June Taylor, with Florence Mathews and Dorothy Russell selected as alternates. President Karen Connell an- nounced plans for the official visit of the governor of 36th District, Lois Freeman, at a potluck dinner to be held April 9 at the home of Alice Storm. The inspirational message, a favorite poem of Pat O'Brien, was given by Julia Vieira. Winners of the three mystery prizes were Pam Jones, Mary Col- burn and Claudine Wussler. President Connell closed the meeting with the thought, "The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work." BIG SUCCESS - The Gridley Quota Club's first Antique Show tion in the past 15 years turned out to be a big success, as many such as Alice Storm (above) turned out to view the many Ernestine Chambers was the door prize winner of $50. Men in Service LORENZO SANCHEZ Lorenzo Sanchez, the son of Raymond and Maryann Sanchez of Gridley, has joined the United States Air Force. He has been assigned to Lack- land AFB, Texas, where he will be trained as a hydraulic brake spe, cialist. He is the husband of Cheryal Sanchez, of Gridley. OBITUARIES THEODORE RALPH BOLT Theodore Ralph Bolt, a head- liner on the Orpheum Circuit of Vaudeville, died Mat:ch 14, in Community Hospital, Oroville, at the age of 92. He was born May 15, 1888 in Biggs, and moved to the neighbor- ing town ~f Gridley, where he at- tended local schools. He was a tightwire, slackwire, trapese, and hand-to-hand balanc- ing artist and performed all across the United States until vaudeville was killed by the motion picture in- dustry. During the height of his career, he served' two years in the AEF, seeing action in several of the big battles of World War I, Meuse Argonne, Apres Lys Belgium and St. Mihiel. He located in Oroville after his performing years, holding several different jobs in the area before his retirement at age 67. Surviving are his wife, Halite of Oroville; sons, Ralph L. of Sacra- mento, James A. of Utah, Dick Armacost of Oroville; daughters, Donna Penn of San Pablo, Bonnie Burns of Norcross, Georgia, Judy Kinser of Sacramento, and Beryl Compton of Sacramento; sisters, Marguerite Jacobs of Oroville, and Leta Linn of Sacramento; sixteen grandchildren, and ten great-grand- children. Funeral services were held Tues- day at 2:30 p.m. at Scheer Me- morial Chapel in Oroville. Burial followed at Palermo Memorial Park. BERT BROWN Bert A. Brown, who lived in the Gridley area for man.y years and worked at Libby's, died March 14 in a Bristow, Oklahoma hospital. He was 68. He is survived by his wife, Lorene of Bristow; six sons, Leon of Shingle Springs, Jack of Sac- ramento, Gary of Gridley, Greg of Oklahoma, Clayton of Missouri, and Bill of Minnesota; two daugh- ters, Alice Good of Idaho and Karen Sannar of Montana; two brothers, Sam and Clifford, both of Gridley; two sisters, Marie Pen- nington and Lois White, both of Bakersfield; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandclaild. Funeral services were held Tues- day at the Roy E. Dunnaway Chapel. Burial followed in Stroud Cemetery, Stroud, Oklahoma. THOMAS PERRY GAGE Thomas Perry Gage of Yuba City died March 17 following a lengthy illness. He was 79. A native of Sutter County, he was born November 10, 1900. He was a veteran of World War It, serving in the Quartermaster Corps of the U.S. Army. He served for 45 years as the district representative for Standard Oil Company. He is survived by his wife, Thelma of Yuba City; a son, Tom Gage of Gridley; a daughter, Betty Bell of San Rafael; two sisters, Ladelle Gage and Meryl Perkiss, both of Chico; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private graveside services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Sutter' Cemetery with the Rev. Sandy Brown of the Gridley Presbyterian Church officiating. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity are preferred by the family. Oak Leaf Hobby Club Mrs. David Dodge president of Oak Leaf tive Daughters of the Hobby Club when the on Thursday in the Jane McPherrin. Other officers elected Jeannette Kilby, vice Mrs. Kathleen Briick, and Mrs. Essye Puls, It was decided to give name of the Native California Bear Flag to Oak Little League. The afternoon was spent Bazaar items. A potluck luncheon was at noon. The next meeting will Pennington home of Mrs. Wilson. Attending were Mrs. LaRoche, Mrs. Briick, Mrs. Mrs. Puls, Mrs. Effie Viola Ryan, Mrs. Marie Mrs. Kilby, Mrs. Gayle and son Josh and Mrs. INFORMAL presented by EVERY FRIDAY AT NOON PAUL G. QUIST Paul G. Quist died Tuesday at a Chico hospital following a lengthy illness. He was 67. A native of Salt Lake City, Utah; he was born June 6, 1912. He moved to Gridley 45 years ago ' "The ~ ~/t~ ~ ,~" and has been a self-employed " - NOW ..(.--~a,~ plaster contractor for many years. He is survived by his wife, Carol PPEARIN( of Gridley; mother, Ebba Quist of ~~-~ Croville; a son, Weldon P. Quist of Nevada; a daughter, Sandra' ~~ Bennett of Gridley; five brothers, Oldr,,v,,,~, Lowell of Utah, Wilford and Grant of Gridley, Philip of Biggs, C/BCA 1880 and Norman of Sacramento; and nine grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the LDS Church in Grid- iey with Bishop Mike Henry con- ducting. 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