50 YEARS AGO (1960)
Coming into the Port of Everett and the Weyerhaeuser pier at dusk last night was the freighter Paik, the first ocean-going vessel to tie up here under the flag of Israel. One of several new ships being built by the country, the Paik loaded pulp during the night for its home country. It departed early this morning and the Norwegian ship Gyda moved into the berth to take pulp to Europe.
Winners in the Hobby Contest Blackout Puzzle included Anne Meyer, Jimmie Roger Lane, Jeannine Beachler, Gary Mott, Mary Jane Karcher, Patricia Sullivan, Susan Skinner, Pat Pompella, Emily Block and Sharon Nelson.
25 YEARS AGO (1985)
Veterinarian Dr. Edward Diamond, former member of the Everett School Board, wrote a letter encouraging readers to re-elect Susan Cooper to the board. He noted that she was a former teacher with a specialty in reading, long active in PTSA, and had worked with the League of Women Voters.
Tickets went on sale today for ‘‘Festival of Christmas,’’ the annual holiday musical presented by Bethany Christian Assembly. Tickets were $6 for adults and $5 for seniors and children. They were available at the church, 2715 Everett Ave.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library