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Page Two, Monitor, Monroe, Wash., Jan. 25,1968 IP U BLISHED EVERY THURSDAY i Entered as Second Class Matter at the Pust Office' Gold Bar Resident !at3,1879.Monroe, Washington. under the Act of MarCh _S uccum_h S SU BSC RIP T I O N RAT ES ? A Gold Bar man, IVf0nroe, Skykorntsh and Snoqualmte Valleys, per: Thomas R. McCraney, ,yeast $4.00. Outside Monroe, Skykomlsh and: 70, died January 15 in Snoqualmle Valleys $4.50. Official Newspaper Valley General Hosplt- of the City of Monroe, and oTown of Skykomlsh. al with funeral services Address all mail to Post (Yfflce Box No. 398, 'held here last Friday .Monroe, Washington 98272 afternoon. , He was born August Howard and Mary Alice Voland...Publishers 1, 1896, in New Albln, A1thea Hendrickson .... " Advertising Manager Iowa and had been a Barbara Rogers Minor ..... News Editor Gold Bar resident for - : the past 12 years. He was a World War I Terribly g veteran and a member wren . Of Earl Faulkner Post No. 6, American Le- Thousands here in our mountainous val- glen. leys had President Johnson into their homes Survivors are his wife, Edith; a stepdaughter, last week for his "State of the Union" rues- Mrs. George Stansfleld sage. To most of us he was an old friend of Route 2; three step- and welcome visitor. He talked of what we sons, Charles Burrows of Bridgeport, James have, of what we are in need of, and how Burrows of Laurel, we can fulfill those needs. Montana and Henry It was a serious evening for the President, Burrows of Kaltspell, Montana, and a nephew the Congress and the people of a nation Ronald R. Quafe of beset with internal and external troubles. Castle Rock. The Rev. George Kop- Then something outlandishly improper per officiated at ser- and terribly wrong happened, vices held Friday in Before we could assimilate, digest and the chapel of Purdy & Kerr Funeral Home with conclude, before we could read the Presi- interment following in dent's text in our morning newspaper, be- Sultan Cemetery. fore we could kennel-up the pointer and turn out the shepherd, an Eastern mayor got in our living room to chastise the presidential message and so did a militant racist, ranting llke a demogogue, and, so did a bevy of alleged audio-visual journal- Position (From Page i) No examination is re- qulred to begin, but an examination should be taken later to qualify isis, deeply concerned with their personal for permanent position, images. And, this latter group had the gall to tell us what the President said and what he meant. The American people can do very well without the likes of this. We understood what the President said, we know what he meant and how he proposes to accomplish his, and the nation's, goals. Boyes said. Starting salary is $2.- 80 per hour. Anyone interested is asked to see the Monroe Post- master. Confirmed ... After reading in ',Letters to the Ed- itor" last week, we were in contact with Snohomish County Assessor C. L. Barlow who assured us that our editorial com- ments of January 11 relative to taxation on mobile homes was and is accurate. Talbot Wegg and John Baker, as well as other mobile home owners, might be in- terested in a proposed Town of SuRan ordinance. Ordinance No. 293, as it was designat- ed, if passed, will make it mandatory for mobile homes to be so established that they become eligible for the county tax rolls. According to the Sultan mayor and town councilmen, the ordinance is under consideration as a means of deriving reven- ue from mobile homes which the town does not currently receive. A report on that particular meeting can be read in the Sultan Valley News of Jan- uary 18 Good counsel. . . The Fryelands annexation has taken place. The Monroe Planning Commission has adopted a new comprehensive !and use plan. They have also made a specific recommendation for Fryelands. These two proposals are now before the City Council. The questions before the council are: Should the city adopt the new land use plan? Should the city accept the recom- mendation of the commission which has / / JOGGERS ALL are these stalwart runners, winners in the Monroe Jaycees' first annual mile-long jog held last Saturday. Holding their coveted awards are front row from left, Clarence Peters, first in the skinniest category; John Heichel, shortest; Dr. Robert Wilcox, poorest condition; and Dan Connelly, oldest. Back row from left are Gerald Koll, best dressed; Bud Bush, biggest run- ner and funniest hat, and Sheldon Porter, tallest.--Staff Photo by Shirley Hammer- quist Planners View F. Ewing Service Held Auxiliary Regular Funeral services were ber of the Forest Glade Holds Meet (From Page 1) (From Page 1) held in Alderwood Man- Grange of Snohomtsh. Mrs. Bob Dennis was the jogging program or Tuesday for Floyd He leaves his wife, hostess last week of her may contact John but expected, representing 130 acres for 11.3 Edgar Ewing, 67, Route Lorena; two daughters Dr. Allison Orthopedic Heichel or Dean Har- per cent; and RS 15,000 for areas a longttme 3, Snohomish, who died Mrs. Alice Mann of Auxiliary members who hiss. away from water and sewer service. Figured January 20 in Valley Seattle and Mrs. made nut cups and in the latter classification of single residence General Hospital. Louise E. Hite of Christmas card scrap is some 446 acres representing 36.1 per cent Born December 11, Snohomish; a son Floyd books for the hospital, meeting will be held of the total 52.5 per cent single residence 1900 in Denver, Cole- E. Ewing Jr, of Kirk- President Mrs. Jack March 13. zoning, rado,.-Mr. Ewtng moved land; a sister, Mrs. Hensley reported on the Members attending In the multiple residence zoning 26 acres to the Maltby area in Georgia Waiters of Round Table meeting were the Mesdames are shown as RMM 1,200, a medium density 1952. Seattle; six grand- held earlier in the day Hensley, David Meeds, classification, and 124 acres are shown as He was a railroad children and one great in Everett. Hospital Clifford Halstead, Earl RML 2,000 for low density multiple residence machinest until rettr- grandson, and auxiliary policies Graden, Glen Arm- use. tng in 1952 and a mem- Melvin Again in business zoning, 24 acres are des- tgnated medium density and 33 as low density. Wegg explained the new business zoning allows a freer use of the land than the old classificat- ions of neighborhood and community business. Wegg said he was distressed with the shape of the city, made even stranger with the new annexation. "I would have preferred the city straighten out its boundaries before annexing large pieces of land, but that's water over the darn," he said. Musing over the city's boundaries which skirt pockets of county land Wegg remarked that "the Monroe Police Department must have a difficult time knowing instantaneously which Mon- roe residents they can serve and which ones must be referred to the county sheriff." Planning commission members voiced no par- ticular opposition to the proposed zoning map, with planner David Kelln saying he thought the plan should be accepted as presented. No action was taken towards acceptance and planners will continue to study the map before setting a date for a public hearing on it. That action will follow or occur simultaneously with adoption of a zoning code now under study. In other business before planners a variance request was granted the Union Oil Company to demolish and rebuild a service station at East Main and Woods Street. Also granted was a variance to Eaststde Savings and Loan Association to landscape a portion of their property at the southwest corner of Main and Lewis Streets, using one of the four spaces earlier planned for off-streetpark- ins. Planners agreed the landscaping would be destreable if employees were not then forced to park on either Main or Lewis Streets. The were discussed, strong and The next Round Table Armstrong. "If a look at the new Chevy I1 isn't enou,h to chanle your mind about compacts, a ride in one ahnost surely will." -Motor Trend, November '67 "A driver's delight" -Car Life, October '67 "The '68 Chevy H has grown an inch in wheelbase and six inches overall, but it's grown a mile in style, comfort, quality and performance." -Car and Driver, December '67 "Aha. This might be the sleeper of the year." -Hot Rod Magazine, October '67 Chevy  Nova Coupe proposed that somewhere between 100 and variance was granted with the provision that 130 acres,, of Fryelands,, be zoned "mer-,, customer parking be retained and employee One more nice thing: the price cantile with a contract mercantile zone parking be diverted to streets other than Main or Lewis. Representing Eastside was George for the remainder? Wrede. the company's architect. The principal purpose of contract zon-  , A Am Manufacturer's suggested retail Car enthusiast magazines keep saying a lot of nice things mm m M JB price for standard Six Chevy II about the all-new Chevy II Nova. And why not? At last Ing, which would allow the developer to also suggest that a grave need exists  IUIII NTeCPerSh]Wsnxcbvalxn" there's an economy car that doesn't look or act like one. gain additional lands in a specific type for a designate other than mercantile #' suggested dealer delivery and Besides being a whole lot sportier, it offers a smoothly handling charges Model shown balanced Six and a 307-cubic-inch standard V8 that runs of zoning upon performance, is to pro- for the light industrial park which has .bo,. equipped at additional cost with Custom Exterior $84.30 White .................... ' uvaUtllUlly on regular IUel ee zor yoursezz wnat au me Walls $31.$5, Wheel COvers $21.10. Transportation charges accessories -- -- . _ _ hibit and control as much as possible been announced as the plan of the land optional equipment, state and local taxes additional, shoutlng's about. Road test a Nova now. land speculation, owner, Ward Lawler.,  ChevylT NOVA There is no doubt the proposals of Much has been said and much ado made the planners, on both the land use plan over the Fryelands tract, possibly to the ........ '-.::......". .................. NSM.y:.mB.S.?n:.Uy._..OW..ALVO?R....yT_A.R: ............................................................ and contract zoning, is entirely reason- able and should be followed by the city council if the citizenry is to be protect- ed and community growth in the west part of the city reasonable. (We would detriment of the land use plan in its entirely, but in any eventuality, a com- promised proposal, reasonable both to the city and Lawler, is now available to the council and need only be followed. Collins Chevrolet lnc. Main & Madison 46-56O5. 794-7600