Port Angeles Evening News from Port Angeles, Washington on April 24, 1968 · Page 4
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Port Angeles Evening News from Port Angeles, Washington · Page 4

Port Angeles, Washington
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Wednesday, April 24, 1968
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f Representatives! Phyllis Johnson, Maxine Doubek 127 Taylor. Ph. 385^2335 Port Angela Evening News, Wednesday, April 24, 1968-Pa«« 3 READ ANO USE THE! CLASSIFIED PAGES OP THE PORT ANGELES EVENING NEWS NEW FIREBALL — The fireball . community building at Port Ludlow Is In (he final stages of completion. Men, women and children from Port Ludlow have donated time, labor and materials for the past two years to complete this building. — Evening News photo. Fire District 3 gets higher rate; surety costs to drop OFF COMING DOWN — The old powerhouse at Port Ludlow which stood for many years guarding the entrance to Ludlow Bay Is coming down. A wrecker's ball and crane are tearing down the landmark to make way for a new development. — Evening News photo. Port Ludlow landmark felled by wreckers By MAXINE DOUBEK PORT TOWNSEND— The old power house at Port Ludlow gave up a long vigil Tuesday morning when a wrecker's ball knocked the building to the ground. The two-story cement build- Ing was the only building left of what was once a thriving community during the years when the ferry ran from Port Ludlow to Edmonds and the lumber mill was In operation. The old power house has represented high adventure for children In eastern Jefferson County for many years since a picnic at the old town site usually meant a chance to explore the beaches and visit the old build- Ing which stood In lonely splen. dor at the far end of the spit. Their shouts inside the empty building echoed, bounced off the walls and rolled across the bay. The Inside walls carried a history of their own, bearing the names of countless visitors and children's children. Then Port Ludlow died. From its remains are spring, ing new life, new vitality. Once more the old townslte is ringing with the sound of men and machinery as Pope and Talbot come closer to the completion of Its promise to build a new com. munlty. Modern buildings are going up one by one and main thoroughfares and access streets have been built, opening approximately 1,000 lots for builders during the first phase of development. The first of three wells has been drilled, insuring a water supply, and the first water storage tank, capable of handling 150,000 gallons of water, has been installed. Underground Installation of public utilities such as telephone, electricity, water and sewage lias been completed. There is a certain amount of sadness when one:witnesses the passing of an old era, but it is difficult to remain so for long when all around you a new community is being born. Window on Water street Mayor Frank Smith receiving welcome home — Sallie Hill chatting on Water Street — City crew still painting crosswalks — Race for Rhododendron Queen nearlng close — Harry-Bill stopping by to exchange chatter — Orvllle putting on weight — Embarrassed freight truck driver examining leaning parking meter — Two cars parked in the main Intersection while drivers carry on conversation — Many ducks gathered on west end of shop* ping center — Carl DeLeo lending helping hand as young, sters receive swimming lessons. WHAT IS PORT TOWNSEND — In a letter to Fire Commissioner Robert Desklns, notification was given by L. A. Leonard, Chief Engineer for the Public Fire Protection DePt., Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau, that Jefferson County Fire District No. 3 has improved from a tenth to an eighth class rat. ing. The higher rating was based on an inspection of the fire defenses for District 3 and will result in substantial reductions in fire Insurance In the area, according to Leonard. "We are certainly proud of this new rating," Desklns said. "Everyone In the community has worked for it." In recent weeks, Pope and Tal. hot donated the money for a new fire truck for the Port Ludlow area and they also donated the land upon which the people of the community erected a fire- hall - community center building. Workers added to Crusade PORT TOWNSEND — More volunteers have been added to the list of those working for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. The Cancer Crusade opens In eastern Jefferson County on April 27. General Chairman for the Crusade Is Les Bailey. Phyllis Wes- terfleld and Joseph Carpentler will assist. Area chairmen added to the list of volunteers Include Ed " J ell. 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