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The Selma Enterprise from Selma, California • 2

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Saturday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 24 25 26 Selma's week Spring Rooseve Seima women's Library, 1 a.m. 6 p.m. Chris Forrest, Ken 84 30 2 Happy birthday Mexican Community Collins, Jean Owen, Jeff Green, Colin Stanes Poste Emeret as second class tree Call 896 Club Kawano, Scott Stark, Dina Husein, age The Selma Enterprise, Publishes an bor trie prosit 1 appress Overeaners Vance Ceme 30 Gee a.m. 13.30 for Torres Jessica Drimmel. Happy A Deteece Lance Jiro Bande, Marilyn Bonnie Martin Happy Ronald Mesdames Ed Sakamoto, anniversary- Deis, Gerry Anthony -Messrs Lund.

Ramirez Walter and Susan Orega Happy and Maureen Bruce Davenport, and Paul AND wirs. 2 PO The THE CENTRAL Selma DECLARATION Irrigator CALIFORNIA'S EN LEADING WEEKLY NEWSPAPER Curtis Oscar Jacobsen, Daniel LODEL Volume 94, No. 8 Thursday, May 24, 1979 27 28 29 30 31 2 Library, 9 a.m. 6 p.m. 7:30 p.m Masonic Lipope.

Clue Library, 1a.m. 4 p.m. Hasps Rotary. health clin noon. 1-4 Overeaters 89:30 a.m., Dinner dance, sponsored by Selma tel Cor.

Zeide A. Zebele. HaPPY Martinez preschool Selma health Call 896 6560 Guild, Valley Children's Hospital and Mental center, free: m. education building Andrew Melanie Collins, Patricia Brock, NODE Or Drivers licenses 11:30 a.m. for appoint Guidance Clinic.

Richer Happy Jimenez school film Library 1a.m. and Caries Lozano Mrs. Happy Howell, -Davide Wes. Ezebe Jada. Helen Dior Gar Sutherlin Catty Allen.

Chris Rime Happy and Mirs Delbert warren. COMING UP July 1-Patio dinner dance. 7 p.m.. sponsored by St. Gregory Ladies Society of Fowler, Country Club Estates pool, Selma Around us OUR WEATHER SUMMARY -A few high clouds accompanied an upswing in humidity caused by upper level low at mid week.

Warmer weather was forecast for today. Mar. Prec RAINFALL--Season precipitation, measured by Consolidated Irrigation 87 31 51 00 District, 10.53 inches. Last year in Selma 05 35 52 00 37 00 to date, 20.58 inches. Fresno normal, 95 35 61 16 00 10.66 inches.

33 58 P. 83 28 57 00 HIGHS AND LOWS- -Highest 14 maximum Cloudy 85 29 56 13 00 temperature since July 1, 110 (43.3 C) on Aug 2. Coolest maximum, 36 (22 C) on Dec. 26. Warmest minimum, 79 (26.2 C) on Aug: 7.

Coldest minimum, 22F C) on Dec. 6, 7. KINGS RIVER AND OUR CANALS Calculated natural flow Tuesday. 14,485 second feet. The actual flow at Piedra at noon Tuesday was 8.000 second feet.

Consolidated Canal headgate flow 1,390 second feet. Lone Tree (Church) Channel diversion, 80 second feet Released for diversion by Kings River units below Kingsburg, 3,825 second feet. Pine Flat Reservoir storage at noon Tuesday was 926.494 acre feet, up from 873,510 acre feet a week ago. Lake storage this date last year, 528,554 acre feet. Capacity, one million acre feet.

IN THE SKY SUN -Sunrise, 5:46 a.m. Sunset, 8:05 p.m. MOON -New moon, Friday: first quarter, June full moon, June 10: last quarter, June 17 NEW ARRIVALS AT SELMA DISTRICT HOSPITAL: To Mr. and Mrs. Larry Harrell of Selma, a son, May 15, Douglas Steven.

To Mr. and Mrs. Russ Sweeden of Laton, a girl, May 15, Jennifer Suzanne, To Mr. and Mrs. James Murry of Selma, a boy, May 17, James David.

To Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Koga of Reedley, a boy, May 17, Thomas Shaw. To Mr. and Mrs.

Stephen Bonvillion of Selma, a boy, May 19, Joshua Stephen. Et cetera Ceremonies in the spirit of Memorial Day will be held Monday morning in Floral Memorial Park. Selma Post 12, American Legion, will be in charge of the program, which will begin at 10 o'clock. Master of ceremonies will be Willard H. (Bill) Johnson, chairman of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors and a member of Post 12.

Speaking will be John Texeira of the state controller's office, a member of the Housing Authority board. Post 12 will supply the rifle squad. Color bearers will be representatives of Selma Post 12 and its auxiliary, and the members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3171 and its auxiliary. Bugler will be Sal Vargas from Selma High School. Sharing in outstanding unit award Airman 1.c.

Rick A. Hamilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Hamilton of 12254 S. Henderson, Caruthers, is a member of an organization that recently won the U.S.

Air Force outstanding unit award. He is an aircraft armament systems specialist at Lakenheath RAF Station, England, with the 48th Tactical Fighter Wing that earned the award for meritorious service from Oct. 14, 1976, to Dec. 31, 1977. Hamilton is a 1977 graduate of Caruthers Union High School.

Soldier is assigned as cavalry scout Pvt. Jerry S. Garcia of Fowler, who entered the U.S. Army last November, was recently assigned as a cavalry scout with the 8th Infantry Division in Sandhofen, Germany. His wife, Esther, and parents, Mr.

and Mrs. Joe Garcia, reside at 123 S. Fourth Fowler. In a military exercise in Texas Pvt. Joe Quintana, son of Jose Quintana, 2375 West Front participated in Brave Shield 19, a joint readiness exercise held in central Texas, involving nearly 16,000 troops.

Quintana is a truck driver with the 502nd Supply and Transport Battalion at Fort Hood, Texas. He is a 1976 graduate of Selma High School. Utility employees receive emblems Fourteen Pacific Gas and Electric Company employees who serve customers in the Selma area are being honored this year with emblems for service anniversaries ranging from five to 35 years, according to William E. O'Brien, manager of the utility's Kings District. Elmer E.

Davis (35 years of service), Billy J. Brady and R.L, Clark (30 years) of the electric department and Obituaries Walter F. Mason Walter F. Mason, who owned the old Selma Laundry for more than 30 years, died in Hanford May 16 at the age of 89. Graveside services were held for Mr.

Mason Friday morning, May 18, in the Fowler Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Ober of the First Christian Church officiating. Page Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Mason was a native of Fowler and lived his entire life in California.

More than four decades he lived in Selma where he was a member of the First Christian Church. He was a former member of the Selma Lions Club and the Selma Community Club. His wife, Edna, died last July. She was a partner in the laundry business and member of the Christian Church and several other organizations. Mr.

Mason was living in Lemoore at the time of his death. Surviving are four daughters, Irene O'Brien of Stockton, Phyllis Jennings of Lemoore, Barbara Crowther of Camp Connell and Betty Jenkins of San Francisco; a brother, Chester Mason of Selma: a sister, Myrtle Darling of Selma; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Juventino Villanueva Funeral services for Juventino Villanueva, 16, who drowned May 15, were held Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He lived at 11442 S.

Highland Ave. The Rev. Rick Fierros officiated at the service. Interment was in Floral Memorial Park under the direction of the Thomas-Robinson Funeral Home. A non-swimmer, Villanueva was at the Fowler Switch Canal with a girl friend just downstream from the intersection of Dinuba and DeWolf avenues.

He was holding onto a branch from a tree along the canal and testing the water with his foot when the branch broke. He fell in where the water is swift and the canal is about 35 feet wide and eight feet deep. His body was recovered the following morning. He was a student at Heartland Continuation: School A memorial in the day's spirit Charles Bianco (35 years) of the gas department are the senior employees among those honored. One employee has served 20 years, six have been with the company 15 years and another three have recorded 10 years of service.

is proud of the service its employees render to its customers and the communities in which they live or work," according to O'Brien. "Long-term, consistent service plays an important part in operating efficiency and good customer relations." According to company statistics, 74 percent of its employees have more than five years of service and 4,113 will be awarded service emblems this year. A request for blood donations The Central residents to do Traditionally, comparison to Services for and was employed by the Proteus Adult Training Inc. on Arrants Street. He was a resident of Selma since 1964 and was a native of Mission.

Texas. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cayetano Villanueva of Selma. Eliodoro Rodriquez Funeral services for Eliodoro Rodriquez, 26, were held in Santa Anita, Jalisco, Mexico.

A resident of 11260 S. Highland be died May 16 from injuries of a traffic accident in Madera. He was born in Mexico and was employed as a farm laborer. He is survived by his widow, Carmen Rodriquez; and five brothers, Ruben Rodriquez of Harbor City, Nicolas Rodriquez, Javier Rodriquez, Roberto Soria and Simon Osqueda, all of Mexico. Local arrangements were under the direction of the Thomas- Robinson Funeral Home.

Hunazant Nikssarian FOWLER Funeral services for Hunazant Nikssarian, 82, a 42-year resident of Fowler, were held Saturday at the St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church. She died May 16 in a Fresno hospital. The Rev. Tatoul Yeretzian officiated at the service.

Interment was in Belmont Memorial Park in Fresno under the direction of the Fowler Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Nikssarian was born in Armenia and came to Yettem in 1907 before moving to Fowler. A housewife, she was a member of the Lady's Aid Society of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dikran, a Fowler grape rancher. She is survived by two sons, Ed and Dick Nikssarian, both of Fowler; two daughters, Annabell Nikssarian of San Francisco and Ann Sobajian of Fresno; one brother, Simom Simonian of Fresno; four sisters, Homosie Cherkezian of New York, Varsenig Sousamian, Margaret Parsons and Esther Simonian, all of Visalia; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. Central California Blood Bank officials are urging Fresno County residents to donate to help avert possible critical shortages due to continued blood usage during these months. For further information, call 224-2900. The Blood Bank is at 3425 N.

First Fresno. Receiving a badge for training Pvt. Mickey M. Gonzales, son of Mrs. Victoria Gonzales of 6292 S.

Locan Fowler, recently received a Parachutist Badge upon completion of the three-week airborne course at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Ga. During the first week of training, students undergo a rigorous physical training program and receive instruction in the theory of parachuting. The second week they receive practical training by jumping" from 34-foot and 250-foot towers. The final week includes five static-line parachute jumps.

Gonzales entered the Army in September 1978. Rewarded again It's been a big couple of weeks for Fowler High School senior Linda Marquez. A member of Fowler High's Future Farmers of America chapter, she was presented with a $1,000 scholarship check from Wells Fargo Bank May 17, for outstanding achievements during the past year in FFA. The presentation was made by Gary A. Brusse, vice president in charge of Wells Fargo Bank's regional office in Fresno at an FFA banquet held at Fowler High School.

She was rewarded for her efforts as secretary of the Cow Town Council, which helps coordinate the Junior Grand National Exhibition each year. Only a few days earlier, Marquez was a semi-final scholarship winner in Bank of America's academic competition. Mason are held Robert L. Copple BOWLES Funeral services for Robert L. Copple, 67, were held Tuesday at the Fowler Funeral Chapel.

He died May 19 in a Fresno hospital. The Rev. D-B Heusser of the Fowler First Baptist Church officiated. Interment was in Washington Colony Cemetery. A native of Oklahoma, he was a retired farm laborer and had lived in Bowles for the past 40 years.

He is survived by his brother, Charles Copple of Bowles; one step brother, Alec Moore of Gore, and a half sister, Jencie Law of Lathrop. Randy Largent FOWLER Funeral services for Randy Largent, 26, who was killed in a motorcycle accident May 15 in Fowler, were held Friday at the Fowler Funeral Chapel. Kenneth Lockwood, pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Selma, officiated at the service. Interment was in Sanger District Cemetery. A native of Fresno, Largent was a two-year resident of Caruthers.

He was a graduate of the Monterey Bay Academy in Watsonville and was employed by the Manlift Corporation. He is survived by his widow, Judy Largent of one daughter, Shantell Largent of Caruthers; his parents, Harland and Betty Largent of Clovis; two brothers, Michael Largent of Santa Maria and Harland Largent of Clovis; and two sisters, Sherry Largent of Loma Linda and Michelle Largent of Clovis. Scholarship winners These two Selmans have been named winners of scholarships at Reedley College. Carolyn Pompa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

Arthur Lopez of Selma, received the Lucy Anna Nielsen Memorial Scholarship. She is a pre-education major planning on seeking a degree in bilingual education. Dennis Knight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Knight of Selma and a graduate of Kingsburg High School, won the R.M.

Gerawan Enterprise Scholarship for agriculture. California Blood Bank says it is inviting valley something special this spring by giving blood. summer months are times of high usage in low numbered donations. With this in mind, the Some sprinkles, but the weather has summer feel Some thick higher clouds which kept temperatures a little below normal the past two days dropped a few sprinkles of widely-scattered rain around Selma, but not enough to even call a trace. The disturbance which spawned the cloudiness was being forecast to move east by today.

The National Weather Service predicted fair and pleasant weather conditions today. Summer-type weather has been prevailing over the valley for the past two weeks. A thermal trough of low pressure has generally been present in response to temperatures in the high 90s. Good weather is being predicted for the Memorial Day weekend. Warm temperatures in the mountains are rapidly melting the Sierra Nevada snowpack, meaning water in rivers in streams is very high and cold.

Pine Flat Reservoir is nearly full..

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