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August 13, 1997, Cloverdste Reveille, Page 5 to the close of ,der's three year in during the Em- Their final year on the Queen Eliza- the Holy Land and we made our way where a surprise for me. A tuxedo in antic- of the upcoming Holy awaiting tailor-time I and date@ a beau- a Gibraltarian a me the year before She was so lovely I I had invited her she and I, but belated- that the entire fam- ily would accompany us. This was a time-tested Spanish cus- tom. Papa, mama, her two sis- ters and two brothers came along and I sat on the aisle while my beauty was safely ensconced sev- en seats away. Not expecting this accompanying tribe, I hard- ly had enough change to pay for all the tickets. Later, returning to the hotel, the door was locked for the night, but fortunately the floor guard happened along at that very moment. Speaking through glass doors in my best Castilian Spanish I convinced him I was a bonified guest and he let me in. Our next move was southward across the Straights of Gibraltar to Tangiers, french Morocco, to spend the night in Casablanca. Next day a limousine took us tions on a European tour down a lonely, dusty road members who had their yen tor long applying for that one job. gree in Forestry Economics in monthly Surplus Food Distribution will be held on Aug. 21, from I to 3:30 pm at the Citrus Fair Building. ,s held the Third Thursday of the month (except in have not been sure when it is held--make your rlow, is undergoing many changes, to modernize our things, and keep better track of our services and ave a younger group coming in, and about time! do need some more caseworkers, however. The job Jboth an understanding heart (like Solomon asked God For b and some maturity and judgement. No salary--we find otherwise. to remember is we work by appointment. We have an Family Medical Center, thanks to Terie only have it on Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 am to 4 pro, 12 to 1. You can make an appointment by calling business hours, or at other times leave a message and someone will call you back. no phone, or message-phone, for a real emergency, or toll-free, 1-888-2FMLYSR--that is, 1-888-236-5977. Ask Family Service. They will take the message, and connect you directly with one of the workers. That is more good workers would make it easier for all of us. Chairman, but otherwise almost retired except still monthly foods. We need lots of help there--especially fluent in beth English and Spanish. Call the numbers directly at 894-2864. We're Still Bringing varied City Council Cloverdale Hall). items include a pre- Dave Knight of the Transit agency Project Iocat- Fair Drive and Asti first phase has been and Mr. Knight will update the Coun- II. Calendar in- of the Phase I and Subdivision for i Clover The final been reviewed and technically correct of approval Prior to recordation fulfilled. 'is scheduled of the FY 97-98 including the Gen- : Enterprise Funds and and Capital Ira- Funds. Advisory Corn- Scheduled as well as to enter into a Li- with the Clo- ) to lease r Parl. agenda item is the to enter into an with the Cloverdale District. A ten- agZeement has been With the Fire Protection "8 con- of revenue to the Dis- finalized and the will be distributed to the meeg. adoption into an agreement Fire Protec- is what folks think is what you Character is what are. Author unknown through sand dunes to Mar- rakech nestled in its oasis of fruit trees and green irrigated plots. Next morning I walked alone through a pomegranate orchard, where a few overripe fruits hung low within reach, cracked open with ripeness, the red juice there for drinking. In an adjoining date palm grove, two boys, one brown, one black, threw stones to knock down the ripe fruit. They were pleased with their reward of one French Franc each. A Bedouin charwoman trudging through sand dunes on her way to work at the hotel paused. I bought her two heavy silver bracelets, ex- quisitely carved with Arabic graphics. ARer another night in Casa- blanca we arose early to ride a greatly overloaded bus east through the Atlas mountains to French Algeria. We were the only Caucasians aboard. A roof rack was piled high with passenger bags, ours the only suitcases. Ahalfdozen chickens, legs tied together, squawked and flutter unhappily roped to the top rail along a tiny lamb bleat- ing lonesomely for his mother that was standingbeside the bus hopelessly returning its call. In Algeria we visited a natural gorge at Constantine that rivaled the Grand Canyon. Prolific Ro- man ruins at Carthage, in Tuni- sia, one time eastern capitol of the Roman Empire showed us its former greatness. At Bejala, Algeria, we boarded a tramp steamer to Gibraltar then on to Malaga to await the Holy Land Cruise in May, 1932. Edwin proved to be an accu- rate scheduler of time and place and we met the cruise ship in Genoa, Italy May 1. The Holy Land was summer- hot. The Ten Stations of the Cross tired many if not all cruise Academic scholarships to Italy available High school students are invited to apply for a special academic scholarship to study in beautiful Italy! The scholarship is for the 1998-99 academic year and includes cultural orientations, place- ment with an Italian host family, enrollment in a local high school and local support. AYUSA International, a leading non-profit high school exchange program, also offers opportunities for American families to host an international student in addition to Study Abroad programs to Italy, France, Australia and more. AYUSA Study Abroad participants gain valuable international experience while having fun learning another language and mak- ing new friends. 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You could see the Green Nile flood plain in the distance as heat waves rolled over gray sand dunes in every direction. Now it was time to return to London. We re-boarded our ship at Alexandria, Egypt - our desti- nation the Imperial Hotel on Rus- sell Square. This suited me fine as it was close to St. Paul's Ca- thedral. My last undertaking in Lon- don alone was a flight to Paris for a weekend at my own ex- pense. We sailed, on the Empress of Britain crossing the Atlantic to New York ending my wonderful three years. Greyhound bus ticket in hand, I bade farewell and gave Edwin my meaningful thanks for the delightful three year experience. Back home in California, I re- alized the Depression was still with us when I answered a bak- ery company ad in the L.A. Times for a truck driver. I arrived early to find a line of men 50 feet CIo the Cow appears today at grand finale All Summer Reading Club members are invited to attend the Grand Finale Party at the Cloverdale Library on Wednes- day, August 13, at 2 pm. Clo the Cow will be our special guest, with free ice cream for all our summer readers. There will also be book prizes, certificates, friends and fun for everyone. II ttb at 89. 5271,if yoU' q stOn. ' Needless to say, I did not park the car but headed straight for home resolved to enroll in the Los Angeles adult evening high school to get credits to attend U.C. Berkeley and study Forest- ry. In five years I had worked my way through Cal with a de- December, 1939. From that date on I practiced a preemptive, en- vironmentally sound harvest system in Redwood forests to maintain perpetual growth and yield. Stewart M. Snyder June 30, 1997 August blood donors will earn summer stars for helping Blood shortages occur more frequently in the summer as a result of donors' vacation travel and a slow down in school and business blood drives. In August, donors will earn a summer star as a symbol of their contribution during this national blood crisis. The "Be a Summer Star  Program is a way to communicate the critical need for blood to the public and encourage regular and new blood donors to donate immediately. A Cloverdale Community blood drive will be held on Wednesday, August 13 from 4-7 pm. The drive will be on Citrus Fair Drive in Cloverdale. All eligible donors are invited to donate and earn a summer star. Giving blood is easy. To donate you must be at least 17 years old, at least 110 pounds, and free of cold or flu symptoms. Please eat a substantial meal before donation. For more information about the blood drive call 1-800-4-BLOOD-4U. 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