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The art of bowmaking coming to Bridgeport ,.3chool The most important long-range weapon on ancient battlefields was the bow and arrow. The first men and women to cross the Bering Strait and enter North America carried bows and arrows with them; they were the primary weapon in the New World until the Europeans brought guns. The techniques to make bows will be the subject of a series of classes to be taught at Bridgeport High School, beginning Tues- day, February 10. "The art of bowmaking" will show students how to choose materials and turn them into a usable traditional ar- chery bow. The class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. in the high school shop; a schedule for the remaining classes will be determined during the first class Tuesday night. The instructor will be Jerry Johnson, assisted by shop teacher Jeff DeJarnett. Johnson worked with some Bridgeport High School students to make a bow; it now hangs on the wall of the shop. This class will be open to adults and to students who are accompanied by a parent. Johnson said the bows will be usable, if they are made properly. Students will learn how to pick the proper wood and treat it to avoid splitting and checking. They will learn how to use hand and power tools to shape and construct the bow, and painting and varnishing the finished product. Stu- dents will have to attend the first class to find out what materials they will need, Johnson said. Participants will be required to purchase their own materials. In addition, they are required to have some knowledge of basic woodworking equipment, such as the proper use of planes and saws, The process is long and painstaking; DeJarnett estimated it would take a minimum of 15 to 20 hours to complete if the bowmaker did not encounter any problems. Johnson said registration is limited. People who want to register or who want more infor- mation can contact Johnson in Bridgeport or DeJarnett at Bridgeport High School. Quad City Herald YESTERYEARS January 30, 1958 Mr. and Mrs. Philip Joy are being congratu- lated this week on the arrival, January 25, of nine weeks old Robert James. Hans Moon is leaving soon for the Mercury Outboard Motor dealers school in Wisconsin to study repair and maintenance of the out; board motor. Born January 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Madden, Pateros, Phillip Blaine. Born Janu- ary 24 .to Mr. and Mrs. David L. Nickell, Pateros, Alice Joy. Born January 22 to Mr. and Mrs. Dewey L. Hunter, Bridgeport, Julie Ann. Born January 13 to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar M. Holland, Brewster Clarence Marshall. Retiring Pateros Chamber of Commerce president Fred Evertsbusch noted that Pateros was on the threshold of a wonderful new industry, the tourist, and recalled that last year "we put up city entrance signs, now let's put something between them." By mid-year the Bridgeport office of the Bureau of Reclamation is destined to become only a memory under present governmental economics. Percy Pharr who heads the office has to get the office closed before the end of this fiscal year. January 26, 1978 Bridgeport City Council met Wednesday with Billie Harris and Betty Huff sworn in to fill two Council positions. , Eight Boy Scouts from Bridgeport's Troop #47 received recognition on Sunday, January 22, at a Count of Honor held at the high school. Merit badger went to Jim Novotny, Ted Plumb, DavidAmes, Rick Holloway, Ferry Plumb, Lee Clark, Henry Aus- tin an Brian Paynter. Four Bridgeport High School girls, Karen Durand, Brenda Swain, Kelli Jetton and Tina Zaccanti will vie for the title of Miss Bridgeport. Bridgeport High School students Brenda Whitley and Terry Dezellem were voted Mr. and Mrs. Scrooge for the month of December. Susan Shaw has been selected this year's Brewster F.F.A. Chapter Sweetheart. The Mansfield Kernels Girls basketball team holls the honor of being the only undefeated basketball team in NCW B league play with a 7 and 0 record. January 28, 1988 The Ruby Theatre of Chelan has invited the Riverbend Players to perform two recently pro- duced plays. Cast of the two plays to be staged include Pat and Carol Phalen in "Autumn Drive," and Laura Bowen,Judy Johnston, Deb I.aMoreaux and Vicki Lilly in "Overtones." Dan and Candy MueUer, Brewster, welcomed their first baby, Blaine Christian. Two tables of pinochle at the Bridgeport Eagles on Friday evening, Walter Laymance, was high while Florence Laymance was high for the women and also won the traveler. Noelle Miller and Jack Reed were awarded low prize. Amber Robinson and Mike Rader were se- lected from Bridgeport High School student body to receive the Recognition of Excellence Award for the month of December. John F. Cleveland II photo Johnny Gebbers splits the Chelan defense but the Brewster Beers suffered a lose to the Goats lest Thursday. I Brewster Bears' cold shooting en{Js in loss to Chelan Goats The Brewster Bears had trouble hitting their shots and suffered a 57-40 loss to Chelan last Thursday night. Chelan used a very deliberate offense to slow down Brewster, but the Bears were in the game late in the fourth. The Goats rallied over the final four minutes to gain the win. "We stood around on offense," said Tim Taylor, Brewster boys basketball coach. "We did not give them much of a chance to foul us. As bad as we played we still had a chance to win." Johnny Gebbers netted 10 points, nine rebounds and three assists, Cody Gunn hit two treys and finished with eight points, Daniel Gebbers had two treys and seven "We stood around on offense" - Tim Taylor, points, Brice Boesel pitched in six points, Dustin Boesel put in four points, Mark Brown had three points and Jason Knowlton added Jtwo points. Chelan concentrated its zone defense around Johnny Gebbers, Caribou Trail League's leading scorer, and forced him outside. Johnny never got into a rhythm offen- sively and was held to 10 points-- well Brewster boys below his season average. The Goats outscored Brewster by 13 basketball coach points at the foul line. Brewster was just 2-5 on its free throws while Chelan made 15-25"of its free throws. Chelan's Phil Cullen had 16 points and Lutes Dobbs had 14 points. BUSINESS D00RY Juice and cider safety class AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIES SHULL'S TOWING & PARTS 24 HR. Towing Service 689-2292 or 1-800-822-5761 Brewster Under New Ownership Mort -Fri,8-6:Sat.8-3 INSURAN('E A food safety class for people who prepare raw, unpasteurized juices and ciders will be held on Wednes- day, February 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Tree Fruit Re- search and Extension Center, 1100 North Western Avenue in Wenatchee. People who prepare and market raw juice and cider, produce grow- ors, families who make raw juice or cider for gifts or home con- sumption will want to attend this training session. Organizations and clubs who prepare and sell cider for fund raisers are also encour- aged to attend, according to Mar: garet A. Viebrock WSU Coopera- tive Extension. The day-long class will include information on local, state and FDA regulations, cleaning and sanita- tion, basic microbiology and safety, labeling and writing basic HACCP plans. FDA has issued a "Notice of Intent" to require specific regula- tions within the next several months. During the past year, raw, un- pasteurized juices have been im- plicated in several foodborne ill- ness outbreaks throughout the United States. The most widely publicized incident involved E. coli 0157:H7 in apple juice throughout the west. The class is sponsored by Wash- ington state University, Washing- ton State Department of Agricul- ture and the Washington State Department of Health. Registration information can be obtained by contacting Margaret A. Viebrock at 509-745-8531 or 884-9456. There is a $25.00 regis- tration fee. 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