Seems Like Yesterday

  • Sun Dec 20th, 2009 9:45pm
  • Life

50 YEARS AGO (1959)

Art Wester and Lena Wilcox of the Everett Eagles unveiled a monolith yesterday of the Ten Commandments on the front lawn of City Hall. It was a gift from the Eagles to the city.

Sam Schille, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milford Schille, 3231 Rockefeller Ave., had completed two years active duty as a gunners mate 3rd class with the U.S. Navy. He was now planning to enroll at Everett Junior College.

25 YEARS AGO (1960)

Members of two unions at Everett City Hall — American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees, Local 113, and the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 883 — raised $700 to buy 52 cases of food for the Volunteers of America food bank Christmas boxes. Bill and Diana Hathway were presidents of the two unions.

In The Herald was an invitation for proposals for the aviation maintenance training facility at Snohomish County Airport (Paine Field) in Everett. Proposals had to be in by Jan. 25 to the Department of General Administration Division of Real Estate in Olympia.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library