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Page 10. Wednesday, March 19, 1980 From Jefferson School By DENA GAMBETTA Another busy week at Jefferson. Last week a clown from the magic show came to Jefferson School during the noon hour and presented a short magic show for the students, which was greatly enjoyed by all. Even the adWts. This week we had Arbor Day! In commoration for Arbor Day this week the Timber Reforestation & Environmental Education, a circuit Rider Productions' Project, came to the school and explained to each class , how to plant seedlings, and presented each student with a small tree.Mr. M orrison, a student's father, is active in the group and was in- strumental in presenting the program. Here are direc- tions on planting the seedlings. Before tran- sferring-the seedling into the ground, store in a cool shady spot and keep the roots moist. Your pine tree will thrive in a sunny, dry location with deep soil and good drainage. Prepare the planting site by scraping with a hoe the vegetation from a three foot square area. Grasses, etc, if not removed, will compete with the seedling for moisture. For best results dig a hole twice as wide and twice as deep as the seedling's container. Mix the soil from the hole with one part compost to one part sand. Sand will provide drainage and is especially helpful if you are dealing with clay soil. Moisten this mixture and dump some of this soil in the hole. Pack it down so that the hole is now half full. Remove tree from container and push seedling in hole squeezing it lightly to keep the soil together, working quickly. The top of the soil where the tree is planted should be at ground level. If the tree holds firm with a slight tug then the tree is well planted. Water it thoroughly now and during the dry summer days. with approximately 10 gallons of water each time. Now your planting is done...wish your tree good luck, then sit back to watch it grow! The Jefferson School PTA announces that they had a goodly number of recycled cans and all cash was donated to the High School Band March is the month for parent-teacher conferences. The 31st of March marks the first day of Spring Vacation. Donna Wooldridge, an intructtor of First Aid and the National Security Chair- person for William Russell Ledford Unit 293, American Legion Auxiliary, will present a program on April 10 for all who are interested. In April we will have the annual PTA Book Fair during Public Schools Week. The kindergartners were celebrating Chinese New Year with cooking, drawings ec. Will tell you more about this nex! week. Also, there is going to be a favorite book contest put on by the library. This was taken from PTA Today. Dec. 79-Jan. 80. "Last year in a classroom in Connecticut a group of third- graders was asked to spell the word "relief". More than half wrote "R-O-L-A-I-D-S.'" So you see what impact television has on your child. Ii is estimated that $600 million alone goes into TV advertisments aimed at children under age 12 every year. So please monitor your American Legion Auxiliary William Russell Ledford Unit 293 By DENA GAMBETTA Saturday, March 8, 1980, was a .beautiful, gorgeous, sunny day, and the William Russell Ledford Unit 293, American Legion Auxiliary Drill Team, damely, Elsie Karr, Elite Flynn, Lee Silvers and Dena Gambetta, along with our chauffer, Robert Flynn, motored to Santa Rosa, to march and lead the parade for Women's Week, sponsored by the Sonoma County Commission on Women. The local group led the parade with their unit flag and the American Flag, followed by many groups of women, plus a Junior Band from Scbastopol. The group assembled at the Santa Rosa Junior College parking lot, and marched down Men- docino Ave., to College, over to Orchard, down to E Street, and down Fourth Street, where the street on one side was closed off for the parade, thence to the Court House Square, where some 500 persons, assembled to hear speeches, music, participate in booths, and other items they had on display, all about women. Song sheets were given out, to everyone, and all joined in singing at the square. Anyway the Drill Team members deemed it an honor to again carry our colors. This week Donna Wooldridge, Energy Chairman, received some interesting information on how to conserve energy in small ways. Of interest to our readers would be tips on saving ehergy by dressing properly. 1. Did you know a man's body gives about 390 BTU's per hour and a woman's giver off 330? 2. Ribbed or opaque panty hose are warmest. 3. Vests under suits are back in style and keep you warm. 4. Flannel FJ's are warmer and help your body to retain heat. 5. Bring out that old afghan for watching TV or reading. 6. Choose your fabrics carefully. Wool is warmest, wool blend is next, avoid leather or polyester if warm- th is your first concern. 7. Buy durable clothes, learn to renew old clothes. 8. Slacks are one degree warmer than skirts. 9. Long sleevers add about two degrees of warmth as compared to short sleeves. When filing your income lax be sure if you have done any Energy Conservation to your home such as insulation, storm windows or doors, furnace replacement bur- ners, meters which display energy usages, etc.. you'll be allowed 15 lercent of'the first $2.000 spent including in- stallation cgsts! Did you know that a Sacramento publisher has published a 1980 master calendar of entertainment events for senior citizens, and it is available to senior citizens by sending two 15- cent stamps to: Senior Cilizens Today, Master Calendar. 2530 J. Street, No. 302. Sacramento. California 95816. This calendar lists county fairs, amusement parks, the state fair and other events and points of interest throughout the state for which discounts rates are available for senior citizens. Americanism Essays from both Washington School and the tfigh School, and the Americanism Chairman, Aria Mac Bogner, this past week picked up yhe Americanism Essays from both Washington School and the High School, and lhey are at present in the judges' hands. Marie Hill, Girls State Chairman is busy getting ready to choose a girl for Girls State delegate and an allernate to Girls State, which we will be telling you about shortly. It costs $125 to send one girl to Girls State. Every other year our unit sponsors a girl from Geyserville High School, with Healdsburg Unit. Only one girl can be chosen from a high school, and since there is no auxiliary in Heyserville, Sotoyome Unit and William Russell Ledford Unit co- sponsor a girl every other year from Geyserville High School. Last year we spon- sored Jeannine Pray from Geyserville, and we see where she has recently been chosen as the most out- standing citizen, and we of the auxiliary congratulate her. We were so proud to sponsor her last year. Under Children and Youth, the auxiliary is again par- ticipaling in the "Special Olympics" program, as the one held last year was most successful $110 was sent to the Four- Chaplains by the unit, during Four Chaplains month in February. The Juniors are meeting this week to schedule some upcoming events for them, such as honor guard for state president on March 23, also to work on their parts for local unit installation in June, as well as helping on the Poppy Days program If you would like to join this all caring and sharing organization, please contact any member! loverdale Druids official visit By DORA LINGNER Cioverdale's Arch Druidess Evelyn Rutherford must have put in a special order with the weatherman for beautiful weather on March 9, and she must have a special friend on the staff of the weatherman. Sunday March 9th was a perfect day, sunny bright and warm, and there were many visiting Druids to enjoy the weather with us. Thanks to Past Grand Arch Druidess Eleanor Cameron there was a businad of members from the Bay area for our meeting. Grand officers present were Grand Arch Druidess Lucille Patrone, Grand Second Bard Ruth Blan- chard, Grand Treasurer Mary Lma'se rge, Jr. Past Grand Arch Druldess Yolanda Marianelli, Grand Guardian Ruth Durkee, Grand Trustee Lillian Belluomini, Grand Auditor Flora Bro,'. There were members present from St. Claire Circle, Santa Rosa, Regina Margherita, San Bruno, Marconi, Golden Gate, Portola, Hillcrest, Trenton, and Regina Elena Circles. It was really a pleasure to see so many visiting members. After opening the meeting Arch Druidess Evelyn Rutherford had the visiting Grand officers escorted into the meeting. Then Grand Arch Druidess Lucille Patrone was escorted into the meeting by our Cloverdale Citrus Fair Queen and her Court. Everyone was d, elighted and much im- pressed by the youth and charm of these young women. Citrus Fair Queen Keri Sibert presented the Grand Arch Druidess with a basket Traglia, Lynne Colin, Wendy Hall where everyone enjoyed of oranges and a monetary Junker, and Anna Feliciano. the turkey, salad and other gift from the circle. ,The After the meeting all goodies provided by the members of the Queen's present were invited to members of Cloverdale Court were Lisa Finck, A/m refreshments in the Druids Circle. \\; o.., . ...... . .....o...,...........o..... .., ................ ... ..... .% .............................................................. ,. !iii .:.: !:::::: .i:i It is a nice gesture on the part of our White House staff to send birthday greetings to individuals 80 years of age or over. If you know of anyone who would have their bir- thday brightened with a card from President Carter and Rosalyn, please send the name, address and birthday to: Greetings Dept., Old Executive Office Bldg. Room 39, Washington D.C. 20500. Our lame duck is slowly but surely improving. What with all the attention it is receiving in the cage, it just may be lame forever. Several nests with duck eggs have been located and the absence of a hen now and then is quite common as she is setting on the eggs. We all sure did enjoy the ducklings last year and are anticipating their prancing up and down the hills for attention. Welcome to new residents Howard Chiiders, Leona Bowen, Louis Simili, and Jere Chain. Our last count revealed that we have 28 gentlemen residing here and 76 women. Only five of our apartments are occupied by couples, the rest are all single adults. Our waiting list is relatively short in com- Kings Valley News parison to other senior housings in the nearby counties. At the last residents' meeting, Eugene Peoples spoke to the residents of tenant and management relations. It was also decided to have an Easter Breakfast :!:i on Easter Sunday for the residents at 1:30 p.m. The Senior Syncapators will be here on March 28th to play for us and also to share in some fun. Why not come and fill the hall at 7 p.m. on the last Friday of March. Business of the Aura_ 00ERDES 1 J AUTO WRECKERSI I "we BUY AND SELL" I [ 894-2186 J 1000 GERDES LANE- FIND THIS BUSINESS ON YOUR WHITE & GREEN PHONE BOOK COVER. child's TV viewing. Most of the classrooms are taking an air of Spring. Barbara Fontana's second graders, have shamrocks for $1. Patricks Day, Pat Knight's class is full of kites, made by the students (March is kite month) and some of the classrooms have Easter decorations. Thank you to the volunteers who keep coming. We do need a few more hours of volunteer time to reach our goal. so if you can spare an hour please call the school and we will contact you. Try il! You will love it. Happy St. Patricks Day! Snap Menu We are always pleased to your routine to change your this Thursday see new faces and old faces a! eating habits. The food is with the the Senior Nutrition and good, and much variety is People for Activities Program at the available. The price is right portunity Cloverdale Site which is as it is on a donation basis. Services located at Thollander Hall at We have available a have any t King's Valley Apartments. Thursday bus that can bring to this Senior The meal time is scheduled you to the site and take you please call for 12:30 p.m. and for those of home again Please call 894- for June. We us who get up early and do 2961 for your meal reser- for new walking it works out fine. vation and a ride. you have peoplel Many of you who sleep in late We are grateful to Bernice contact that find it difficult to eat the main Boomhower, the late Lloyd please call meal at midday. Perhaps Cummings, and Marion requirement is you are not to established irr Williams who encouraged spouse be 60 Cit,00us Squares, Square Dancing Club By DENA GAMBE'VrA This is just a short reminder for all of you to come to the benefit Square Dance for the Cloverdale High School band, on Saturday, March 22, 1980, at the Citrus Fair Building, in Cloverdale, starting at 8 p.m. and ending at 11 p.m. The committees have been very busy arranging for lovely refreshments, cakes, cookies, sandwiches, salads elc., with special decorating, and name tags, and getting door prizes for a very special surprise, to encourage everyone to come and sup- port this fund raising function for our band. Even if you don't square dance, why not come and watch and listen to the ap- pealing music, and fun caller, and partake of the lovely refreshments, and you too, will be supporting our band. They are on the second half of their rund raising, and if everyone makes one last effort, you can put the funds over the top, so our band can realize the "Miracle of Vienna". P.S. On Monday nights starting on March 17th, and for three following Mondays the beginning classes of square dancing will be in operation, at Jefferson School commencing at 7:30 p.m. Let's all turn worthwhile a community as have fun Come Now! Grange Card set for March The Cloverdale Grange Card Party for March will be held on Saturday, March 22 at 8 p.m. at the Grange Hall. Pedro, Canasta and door prize and will be a the There was a man who lived by the side of the road and sold hot dogs. He sold very good hot dogs. He put up signs along the highway and advertised in the newspaper telling how good they were. He stood on the side of the road and cried: "'Buy a hot dog, Mister?" And people bought. He increased his meat and bun orders. He bought abigger stove to take care of his trade. He finally got his son home from college to help him out. But then something happened. His son said, "Father, haven't you been listening to the radio and watching "IV?. There's a big depression. The foreign situation is terrible. The domestic situation is WOrse. Wlaereupon the father thought, "Well, my son's been to college, he listens to the radio and watches "Iv' and he ought to know. ' ' So the father cut down on his meat and bun orders, took down his signs and cancelled his newspaper ads and nolonger bothered to stand out on the highway to sell his hot And his hot dog sales fell overnight. "You're right, son" the father said to the boy. "We certainly are in the middle of a great depression." Call Today and Let Us Help You Plan the Advertising Program that's Right for Your Business. "Whatever you want to sell... We'll help you sell more of it Cloverdale Cl00veille 894-3339