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Friday, May 2, 1980 -- THE GRIDLEY HERALD -- Page 3 DRUG AND DISCOUNT STORE Local city dignitaries and Thrifty corporate gathered Thursday morning to mark the Gridley's newest store. Thrifty, a major kt stores, features complete prescrip- Pictured are: (I-r) Mill Brown, area Jake Walgenbach, president of commerce; Rule Shows, division manager for Thrifty; George Campbell, Congressman Harold T. (Bizz) Johnson's representative; Diane Dahlmeier, Miss Butte County; Paul Villarreal, local Thrifty store manager; and Bill Talbitzer, State Senator Ray Johnson's representative. Gridley Mayor Doris Long and Glenn Hobson, district manager for Thrifty, were also present at the ceremony. ( ridley Seniors to meet Monday 'ill be a meeting of the Senior Citizen Club May 5 at 1:30 p.m. in will meet at 12:30, meeting. al half-hour, after the will give members I chance to get together and enjoy refreshments. Bingo will folh)w. Members are asked to attend this meeting and pay their dues if they haven't already done so. In order to be eligible to attend the annual Christmas dinner, n3embcrs must submit their dues by June 16. YOUR MOM A SPECIAL FOR MOTHER'S DAY" AND SHAMPOO SET BLOW-DRY STYLING IULAR :ive May 2 thru .May 10 only PHONE 846-6129 (By Appointment Only) Ohio Street in Gridley & (EXcluding Diamond & Cubic Zirconia) from our 14K gold earrings of Onyx, Ivory, Cameo, Coral, Cul- Tigereye and more. We will be happy to help you in your selection... and Gift Wrap your choice free! # S eet-Phone 846-2068 *-k * +k-k Azaleas can be grown as ground covers, low mass plantings, foun- dation or container plantings or as shrubs and hedge plants. Col- ors Comprise nearly every shade of the rain- bow. Protect azaleas from hot sun. A spot beneath trees where the plants get some morn- ing sun and filtered sunlight the rest of the day is ideal. Obituary FLOYE B. DAVENPORT Floye B. Davenport died early Thursday morning after a lengthy illness at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital. She was 70. A native of Gilbert, Arkansas, she was born March 19, 1910. She had lived in Live Oak for the past 34 years. She is survived by. her husband, Pearl of Live Oak; two daughters, Dorothy Boardman of Reno and lva Ritchie of Vacaville; four sisters, Nettie Allen of Okla- homa, Thelma Allen of Oklahoma, Thelma Allen of Oklahoma, Verlie Hamilton of El Cerrito and Grace Rice of Las Vegas; and five grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Gridley-Block Fun- eral Chapel. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel today from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. /ii .......[ JEANS 'N STUFF - One of the Heritage Oak stores to have opened recently is Jeans 'N Stuff. Owners Virginia and Jerry Von Gerichlen are shown here in their new store which features "comfortable clothes at comfortable prices." Jeans 'N Stuff specializes in men's and women's pants and tops in a large range of sizes. Bells, purses, jewelry and other accessories are also available. Jr. Women enjoy crafts workshop at recent meeting I.orrainc Cothcrn presenlcd a dough art crafts dcmonslration and uorkshop to (n-idley Junior Women al their last meeting. Many nice items were made by the members. Interesting craft ideas ~erc also shared during tile work- shop. It v, as announced Ihal tile "Patch lhc Pon}" project is being well recci\cd by (iridlcy school children. \Vilh lhc help of oily police oIficcrs, juniors arc warning children aboul associating \\ith strangers. 11 was also announced Ihal the park projecl eqtfipmenl is con- linuing to arrive, lhe completion of the city park 1 adpolc lcrritory \\ill begin as soon as all the equip- ment is delixercd. l:ulux-e .lunior \Vomen projecls include making sandwiches on Monda), May 5, for the Senior Hcahh I:air. Planning for the Red Suspenders Day bed race is well tl ndcr\\ ay. lhc groups' appreciation \,,'as given to meeting hoslcsses Jo Axlxl Skaggs and Joycc Skaggs for pro- viding lovely cemcrpieces and re- frcshnlents. THE SCOOP OPENS - One of Gridley's newest eating establishments is The Scoop Ice Cream Parlor, located in the Heritage Oak Shop- ping Center. For those with a sweet tooth, The Scoop has candy and mouth-watering ice cream cones. The menu features hearty soups and sand- wiches made with homemade bread. Those with lighter appetites can enjoy a complete salad bar. Homemade pie is another house specialty and is the perfect ending to the meal. The Scoop's owner is Steve Jensen, a Gridley High School teacher currently on a leave of absence. OIN-OP LAUNDRY IN 11111[ RILEY ARIA OPLENTY OF PARKING Extra parking in the rear... Back door entrance, too! SPEED OUEEN STAINLESS STEEL I 7:00AM. TO 10:00 P.M. I I mlAlreAII J~ WASH!H AND DRYING ,, Sat., Sun. & Non., 10-5 WITH COUPON from Wednesday's Oridley Herald & Shopping Hews Assistant to Curb at Republican meet Mr. Rex Hime of Sacramento, Administrative Assistant to Lt. Governor Mike Curb, will be the guest speaker on May 6 at 1 p.m. when The South Butte Republican Womens Club meet at The Buttes restaurant for their regular mop- thly luncheon meeting. Hime received a degiee in Polit- ical Science from the University at Davis in 1969, and a law degree in 1972 from U.C. Davis School of l+aw. Fie has been tong politically active in California Republican cir- cles, serving as a delegate from California to the Republican Na- tional Convention in 1976, held in Kansas City, Missouri. Mrs. Donald Thayer, Program Chairman for May, will introduce Hime. All interested Republicans are invited to attend. The meeting will be conducted by Mrs. Glen Russell, president of the club. It takes roughly 20 billion gallons of fuel each year to keep the trucking industry mov- ing. About half that amount is gasoline, the other half is diesel fuel. Gridley Aglow to meet May 5 in the clubhouse Gridley Aglow will meet on Monday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in the Woman's Clubhouse, 424 Wilson Street. Mrs. Lillian Speece, wife of Rev. Lloyd Speece, pastor at the Chapel of Faith De- liverance Church in Oroville, will be the guest speaker for the meeting. She is the mother of five children. She is presently secretary at the Oakdale Elemen- tary School. Before coming to Oroville, she was a teacher of data processing in the Los Angeles area. Women of all deno- minations are extended a warm invitation to at- tend this meeting. A dessert fellowship follows the meeting. ALL CERAMIC POTTERY ADD COLOR TO YOUR YARD... gal. "Blooms until Frost" lh 0ff Remaining Stock Spring Bulbs oGLADS oCANNAS oDAHLIAS KEROSENE LAMPS "FINKLE" LAWN FURNITURE oChaise oTables OFF oChairs 739 PLUMAS STREET YUDA CiTY PHONE 674-5295 FOURTH OPEN MONDAY THRU SATURDAY 9 to 5:30 !1 III DRAWING TO BE HELD SONY AC/DC GLAMOROUS PORTABLE /Ix', LAS VEGAS SANYO FTC+4 TELEVISION VACATION IN-DASH AM/FM "Great' for car, ,, Fun-filled 3 days boat, van & R.V. and 2 nights! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY 739 PLUMAS STREET, YUBA CITY PHONE 674-5285 Drawing to be held Sat., May 17, 1980 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY Name Address City. Phone BRING YOUR COUPON IN BEFORE SAT., MAY 17, 1980 I IIIIIIIIIII I -II II II IIII