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Mass Schedule For San Juan Islands Set The Mass schedule for visitors: to the San Juan Islands  from the first Sun- day of October through May has been announced by Rev. Paul Auer, pastor of St. Mary Church, Anacortes. Mass at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island will be l every Sunday at 8:30 a.m,; Mass at F.:ario Lodge on Orcas Island at 11:30 a.m. and Mass at the Ebb Tide Inn a t Fisherman's Bay on Lopez Island will be at 4 p.m. : This is the schedule which l wili be observed barring heavy fog, snow or stormy weather conditions which would hamper safe plane or boat travel for Father Auer. Franciscan Sr. i00eaves For otre Dame WINLOCK--Sister M. Monica, O.S.F., science teacher at St. Mary's Acad- emy for the t 3 past five years, left this : week for Not- lie Dame Un- Lii!iiii ii::ii:i ...... .... i !ili :?i: I e r s i t y to li!i ::;,::.... begin her three - y e a r +i work in radi- ation. She received a pre-doctoral SISTER Radiation Fel- MONICA }wship with a $4,000 annual nd. As a member of the Mosquito Genetics Project, she will spend most of her time in research. For the UNUSUAL IN GIFTS... GUnlERSon Original Jewelry S27 PINE 764 EROADWAY SEATTLE TACOMA Four Plays St. Martin's r,;&v Sap 21, 1962 THE PROGRESS--7 Scheduled For Lists Student S?e!t??)un!r ilg dr::dll E?MOp:te?:rSdredand Two 'Twelfth Babies' Baptized ninety-five students have en- By Frances Farrell Yitulli offer four live theatrical pro- ductions for elementary school children this season. Mrs. John Dermody, 3817 44th N.E., is in charge of ticket sales in parochial schools. Pupils in schools of the Arch- diocese of Seattle will re- ceive "dodgers" a n d ticket order forms Monday, October 8, for return Wednesday through Friday of that week. Collection of ticket orders and all other work of the ticket sales will be done by Mothers Club members. Season tickets for the four- play series re $1.50 for adults or children. All plays will be presented on Saturdays or school holidays under the su- pervision of adult chaperones. Youngsters of the Seattle cen- tral area and Eastside suburbs will see the plays at 10 a.m. and noon in the Palomar Theater, Seattle. Shoreline and Northeast Seattle residents will attend performances at 11 a. m. and 1:30 p.m, in Ingraham Senior High School. Highline, Renton and Federal Way area children will receive tickets to performances at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Highline Senior High School. This year's opening pro- duction will be a musical written especially for chil- dren, "Young Abe Lincoln," which was presented on Broadway last season. Sched- uled for winter performances are "Tom Sawyer" and "The Sandalwood Box." Holiday Theatre, a professional the- atrical group from Vancouv- er, B. C., will make its Seat- tle debut with "Pinocchio" as Junior Programs' spring of- fering. Inquiry Class Will Begin A S. Joseph's An inquiry class for all in- terested persons, Catholics or non.Catholics, teenagers and adults, will begin Monday, Sept. 24, at St. Joseph Parish rectory hall, 732 18th Ave E. The Rev. Thomas Cox, S. J., will conduct the classes which will be held every Mon- day and Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 p,m. WEEK-END SPECIAL! g | ) at your fav0rite.00 rolled at St. Martin's College here to begin the Benedictine school's 67th year of higher learning. Nineteen states and seven foreign countries are represent- ed by 147 day and 246 boarding students, pursuing courses in 26 major fields. Among the changes in the faculty are Rev. William Dick- erson, O.S.B., pyschology; Rev. Christopher Abair, O.S.B., dean of students affairs and botany and floriculture; Rev. George Seidel, O.S.B., phil- osophy. On leave of absences are Rev. Maurus Keller, O.S.B., beginning his work in doctor of philosophy degree work in history at New York Univer- sity; and Rev. Timothy Lamm, O.S.B., doing graduate studies in English literature at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. Two hundred and ninety- eight students have also en- rolled in St. Martin's High School here. The class struc- ture includes 150 seniors, 70 juniors, 80 sophomores and 88 freshmen. The unique high school curricula, featuring a six-day class week, was put into effect this year for the 298 day and 248 resident stu- dents. LACEY--"I love it. I wouldn't have it any other way .... I'm glad w2 have 12." This was f : unsolicited tes- timonial of Mary Kay Swift mother of 12 young children-- the oldest 13 and the youngest a month. Members of Sacred Heart Parish, Lacey, the family gathered together to drive to Seattle last Sunday for the bap- tism of the youngest, Karen Joanne, the twelfth child, and therefore specially honored by the Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas A. Connolly. Mary Kay and John Swift, with their 12 live in the Tanglewild area of Olympia, in a new home John just fin- ished building on a 20-acre site, the rest of which he is subdividing. A professional engineer, John S w i f t has his own business, John D. Swift & Associates and does land surveying. Born in Boise, Idaho, he en- tered the service and eventually graduated from the University of Washington. While there he was president of the Newman Club where he met his wife-to- be. Mary Kay was bet n in Olympia, but was reared in Seattle, attending UW also. Married at Blessed Sacra- ment Church, Seattle (parish of her folks, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Robbins) the Swifts soon moved to Olympia where he worked for Puget Sound Power and Light and even- tually went into business for himself Engineering runs in the fam- ily for Mr, Robbins is a profes- sor of electrical engineering at UW and knew his son-in-law as a student in college. As one of seven children, Mary Kay had always wanted a large family although 12 wasn't specified. When asked what the most difficult part in having 12 children was, Mrs. Swift couldn't think of an an- swer! But the best part was easy -- "taking care of each other and helping mother." Their new home boasts five bedrooms -- one a virtual dormitory where the six girls sleep "and they love it." their mother added. Three Story Of Bishop Walsh On KIRO-TV PILLSBURY BEST ,FLOUR ::: 89 Prices Effective Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22 THERE'S A WHALE OF A DIFFERENCE! There is a whale of a difference in having your money in a Security Savesco Account... as against an ac. count paying lesser ;nterest. The difference is in con- slant growth. The difference is in freedom from worry about your money. The difference is in receivlnq a full five percent interest, compounded or pald o you each quarter. You may open an account with as little as $1 or:as much as $2S,OOO, end you may add o it at any time in any amount, large or small Use the coupon below; we invite your inquiry, in person, by telephone or mail. Switch to Security; there's really a whah of a difference. ASSETS IN EXCESS OF $3,523,986.81 Interest Interest : ON REGULAR ON ONE YEAR ACCOUNTS CERTIFICATE ACCOUNTS BISHOP WALSH A dramatic presentation of the life of Bishop James E. Walsh, a Maryknoller who is still a prisoner in Red China, will be seen Wednesday, Sept. 26, on Armstrong Circle Thea- ter seen in Seattle on KIRO-TV, Channel 7, on the CBS network at 10 p.m. The presentation entitled "The Cross and the Dragon" will see James Daly in the role of the 71-year-old Bishop from 1949 until his sentence to 20 years in prison in March, 1961, which was the first official word that the prelate was still alive. bathrooms are also a big boon. Mrs. Swift buys food every two weeks--"I save money that way" and the fam- ily goes to Mass in shifts. "With the CCD classes now ..... ....... .... we'll have nine attending after ::: ; Mass on Sundays so v,e'll take :: ..... them all together and leave the babies in t h e nursery," Pre-school children are accep- ted in Sacred Heart's Confra- ternity classes. All of tLe children will be given music lessons of some sort as Mr. Swift plays trumpet in the Elks and American Legion bands. With a profitable business, a + lovely large home and 12 healthy children, J o h n and Mary Kay Swift admit they really count their blessings . . . "I can't think of anything dif- ficult about my life," Mary Kay said honestly. LAURELHURST FUEL 01L 0. IS NOW IN A HEW LOCATION 3200 N.E. 45th St. 1700 MARKET ST. ,ECURITY S ,.oo.,o... HOME OFFICE, SEATTLE 1312 SECOND AVE., MA. 4.0656 19924 AURORA NO. BUT--THE SAME PHONE LA. 3-4500 HEATING SERVICE A COMPLETE 00U[LOOL VANCOUVER, WASH:, 1210 MAIN ST. Don't Delay- Phone Soon! . ............. l-'] Serid Security Brochure by Return Mail kAUKleLHURST FUEL 01L 0. I NAME. .................. II """ ........... I Frank A. Marier, Jr. Stephen M. Marier I ADDRESS ..................... I I 3200 NE 4Sth CITY ......................... ,WASH. II LA 3-4500 I For Washinqfon Residents enly. (P-3) - -- THE MOST REVEREND ARCHBISHOP Thomas A. Connolly baptized Karen Jeanne Swift, the twelfth child of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Swift of Lacey September 16 at St. James Cathedral, Seattle. Seen above are (top row, from left) John Swift holding Nancy, Mrs. Swift, the Archbishop, Mrs. Floyd Robbins, Mrs. Swift's mother and the baby's godmother holding Koran Jeanne, Mr. Robbins and John, 13. (Bottom row, from left) Kathleen, 12; Robert, 8; Patrieia, 7; Elaine, 4; Marilyn, 3; Susan, 5; Colleen, 6; Stephen, 10, and James, 11. --(Photo by IV. C. Heib It.) !ii:i:ii ANN MAUREEN MINIKEN, the twelfth child of Mr. and Mrs Donald E. Miniken of Everett was baptized by the Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas A. Connolly September 16 at St. James Cathedral, Seattle. Gathered together after the ceremony were (top row, from left) Michael, 15; Donald Miniken holding James, 1; Donald Jr., 18; Mrs. Miniken, SHERMAN OPTICAL CO. OTTers The Highest S+andard of PRESCRIPTION "As Members of the uz[cl o ()resciplton 026'tctalis OF AMERICA We adhere strictly to the high ethical tandards of the Guild In the quality and skill of our craftsmanship PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED LENSES DUPLICATED PERFECT FITTING Choice Selection of FASHIONABLE FRAMES $28 Fourth & Pike Illding MAin "/-7458 1301 N.E. 45th Street M|lree 3.710 1701 N.W. Market Street SUnset 4.0700 Burlen Medical Center CHerry 2-4737 S.W. 144th and Ambaum Resd the Archbishop, Mrs. Francis J. Heider, the godmother, holding Ann Maureen; Mr. Heider, the godfather, and Edward, 16. (Bottom row, from left) Mary, 14; Ellen, 4; Suzanne, 5; Dennis, 7; Kevin, 9; Joan, 10; Cecilia, 11, and Ray William Lane, pastor of St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Everett, the Miniken's parish.--(Photo by W. C. Heib Jr.) EVERETT -- When A n n Maureen Miniken was born September 8 her 11 brothers and sisters along with her parents, Donald and Kathleen Miniken, thought this was a big day. But the real thrill come last Sunday when little Ann was personally received i n t o the Church by the Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas A. Con- noUy in St. James Cathedral, Seattle. "It was wonderful for all the children and for us, too," Mrs. Miniken said Members of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Everett, they were accom- panied to Seattle by their pastor, Rev. William Lane. The Minikens have four chil- dren attending St. Mary Mag- dalen School, Micheal and Mary attend South Everett Junior High, Edward goes to Cascade High School and the oldest son, Donald Jr., is at St. Edward Seminary in Ken- more. Married in St. John Church, Seattle, in 1942, the Minikens soon moved to Everett where Donald is a fuel oil dealer. Neither ever considered the dPOSsibility of having 12 chil- ran, "It never even entered our minds," Kathleen Mini- ken laughed. "I was an only child and my husband is one of two children." They had met at the tender age of 12 at Keyport where Donald was reared and where Kathleen was visiting an aunt. Kathlen had graduated from St. Margaret Grade School and Holy Angels High School. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Riley, live in Edmonds, Don- ald's parents are dead. The Minikens nine-imdroom home provides ample room for the ever-increasing family. For recreation the children love to go skiing at Stevens Pass in the winter with their dad. In the summer they head for Lopez Island where Kathlean's parents maintain a summer home. Donald Miniken's o t h e r recreation besides his 12 chil- dren is his stereo-phono- graph. "When things get too hectic," Kathleen Miniken laughed, "he just turns the volume as loud as possible." Going to Mass on Smtday is a split-shift operation as it is in many large families. "The 16-year-old takes the smaller ones to 9:15 Mass and we go earlier," Kathleen explained. With no freezer, Mrs. Mini. ken does her grocery shopping by phone--"It's worth it . . . the time I save." Her only problem in raising 12 is "get- ting them through adolescence . . that's the worst stage." Seminary Accredited MARYKNOLL, N.Y. (NC) -- ]'he Maryknoll Major Seminary here has been accredited to membership in the Middle States Association of Colleges. An evaluation committee from the association, which ac- credits institutions of higher learning on the eastern sea, board, had surveyed all phases of education at the seminary. Indian Nuns Head For Jordan t CHANGANAcHERRY, India (NC)--Two India-born Medical Mission Sisters, Sister Rose Mary. and Sister Mary Em- manueL, left to join the staff of their congregation's new hosvi- tal in Amman, Jordan. /