Thirty Foodarama refigerators were given away by Kelvinator in a recent nationwide contest, and seven came to the Pacific Northwest. Among those receiving them was Evelyn Boehmer, on behalf of her daughter-in-law, Lola Beal. Beal and her husband, John, were in Hawaii, where he was in the Navy. Don Reid, manager of the B.F. Goodrich Store here, made the arrangements.
Darlene Van Winkle, 315 W. Casino Road, was using her new Morse sewing machine, which was awarded to her by Morse Sewing Center, 1828 Broadway, for turning in the oldest machine in a contest.
The board of trustees for Everett Community College met for the first time. They received introductory information from department heads and nominated James Shipman as chairman and Kenneth Rice as vice chairman.
It wasn’t your imagination. There really was almost twice as much rain in June as in any other June during the past decade. The Everett measuring station at 32nd and Cedar streets reported that rainfall during the damp and dreary month totaled 3.86 inches, compared to an average of 1.98 inches.
By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library