A front-page photo caption suggested that the big Everett shipyard site could become a branch of the Boeing Airplane Co. Boeing would use the site for model improvement facilities and to construct parts for bombers on the land controlled by the Navy. (This never happened and the site is now Naval Station Everett).
Seven assistants were to work with director Jack Metcalf when The Herald-Red Cross swim school opened at Silver Lake. The aides were Dick Schneider, Sonny Hancock, Doug Lawrence, Terry Pancoast, Connie Goldfinch, Gail Johanson and Irma Griffin.
The downtown branch of Olympic Bank and The Persimmon Tree in College Plaza had the winning entries in the July 4 recognition contest sponsored by the Everett Area Chamber of Commerce. Judging the entries were three members of the Golden K Kiwanis: Ken Countryman, George Jardine and Vernon Hebert.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library