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PAGE TWO Monroe Monitor, Monroe, Wash., Feb. 11, 1960 The Monroe Monitor Published Every Thursday tered as Second-Class Matter at the Post Office at Monroe. Wash. t,ton, under the Act of March 3, 1879. Official Paper of Town of Monroo and Town of Skykomish Subscription Rates Monroe, Skykomish and SnoQuai. rme Valley, per year ..... $3.00 HOWARD VOLAND .......... Editor WARD BOWDEN ........... Publisher Boy Scouts Slate Public Discussion On Juvenile DeUquency Dr. Leon Aller of Snehomish, district chairman of the Boy Scents, will speak at a 7:30 p.m. public meeting Tuesday, February 23 in the Monroe ]agles Hall. Purpose of the meeting will be a rennd table discussion on juven- ile delinquency and ways to in- crease Boy Scouting in Monroe. SNAPPY MUSIC for Parties, Dance, InstaUations Prices to Suit the Occasion BY OLLIE & RAY CONNETr PYramid 4-4247 OLYMPIA At its recent qunxterly meeting the State Legislative Council, the group of 21 key legislators who study need for legislation between sessions, /iuthorized its subcommit- tee on institutions to 'old any num- ber of adclRional hearings needed to survey business administration procedures in all stare institutions. The Council ,also gave its subcom- mittee ,power of subpoena to as- sure a full survey of facts. The move was sparked by recent developments at Weste, n State Hos- pital where the business manager was discharged and a charge of grand larceny filed against him, on the allegation that he sold some 500 pairs of surplus shoes which had been requisitioned for the use of patients from the federal gov- ernment. The manager, Phil Lelli, a political appointee, has pleaded not guilty. Rep. 'John L. O'Brien, (D) of Se- attle, Legislative Council chairman, pointed out that controls have been extremely loose in state in- stitutions for many years. "State institutions are big busi- ness," said O'Brien. "Millions re involved. Loose controls and poor business practices must be cor- rected. The interests of the tax- payers must be protected." Constant Auditing An interesting facet of the Coun- cil's plans for corrective measures in institution controls and business practices is the fact that the Coun- t NOW OPEN Douglass ROUND-UP . oil will negotiate with the state auditor to maintain a continuing audit in institutions, with an im- mediate report on any undesirable practices. Heretofore ,a post-audit was made t the end of a year's operation, and sometimes it wus more than a year after transac- tions were completed. What this would do in practical effect would be to restore to the auditor the pre-audit function which was taken away from him by the new budget and accounting act sponsored by Governor Rosellini, the constitu- tionality of which the auditor ques- tioned in the courts. The Supreme Court last .month ruled in favor of the governor, but has an applica- tion for a rehearing ,before it ,as this is written. 40-Mill Property Tax Limit There is evidently thinking among some legislators that sooner or later an attempt will have to be made to elimirmte the 40-mill limit on property taxes. It came out in a conference last week be- tween xepresentatives of the Asso- ciation of Washington cities and the revenue and taxation commit- tee of the Legislative Council. Rep. A. L. (Slim) Rasmussen k)f Tacoma asked city representatives whether they thought the time has come to break the 40-mill tax limit. The city representatives declined to take an immediate stand on the touchy subject. "Probably we sh'all have to do it for the schcois anyhow," said Pep. Rasmussen. Cities were before the revenue and taxation subcommittee seeking state .financial support to maintain their Services. Their specific re- quest was for an allocation of state tax collections anmuphing to $15 per capita for city population. Boy Scouts Mark 50th Anniversary BARBER SHOP Monroe Shopping Center COME IN AND SEE OUR NEW, MODERN. SHOP VISITORS WELCOME DALLY 9 A.M. --- 6 P.M. CLOSED MONDAYS m m m m m smmmm lmms 1 mmmmm 1 1 m I I :WHEN I I I , YOU NEED , I l MONEY " , i "" I Official Poster for Boy Scouts' 50 Year Celebration More than 5,000,000 boys and leaders  the Boy Scouts of America will begin the observ- ance of their 50th anniversary year during Boy Scout Week, February 7 to 13. The golden anniversary will be observed in Boy Scouts, Explorers and their leaders will camp at a 2,000- acre tent city on a ranch at Colorado Springs, Colorado next July 22 to 28. Those remaining at home will conduct Cub Scout Jubilees, Boy Scout Jubilee Camporees and Explorer Jubilee Field Days the .weekend the National Jamboree is m progress. The National Good Turn for 1960 by the Boy Scouts of Amer- ica will be theirthird non-parti- every city and town and most villages in the United States and Mentioned as most favored by cities territories. The Scout alumni was allocation of a portion of the sihce 1910 exceeds 28,500,000 state sales tax collections, possibly strong. half a cent of the present four The theme of the anniversary cents sales tax on the dollar. Cities said full hon re, if accorded is "For God and Country." san Get-Out-the-Vote campaign, The high point of Scouting in conducted in cooperation with them now, would be of little use 1960 will be the Fifth National the Freedoms Foundation of in solving their financial problems Scout Jamboree when 53,200 Valley Forge. due to the fact that the state has preempted the tax field to such a degree that lev, of further taxes Lle Clause Inquiry Pep. Gordon J. Brown (D) of by cities in any constitutional cats. There is an apparent difference Tacoma, thinks there cannot be gories is unrealistic, of opinion among legislators .as to any fair comparison between what Cities said the power to fix their own property valuations for tax purposes, a function now held by the county assessor only, wauld beip, but would not be a final .,olu- tion. Despite this city view, John Current, of the Washington State Research Council expressed he view that the ioug term solution of the financial trottbles of towns and cities lies in the property tax field. Air Pollution When a proposed bill to .set up a state air pollution control corn- mission and to fix standards for control of air pollutian came before. the Legislative Council last week there was an evident reaction on the part of the legislators against taking any hasty action. Rep. John L. O'Brien (D), chairman of the Council, said he thought no action should be taken without a conre- hensive hearing of all aspects. He remarked that 'a number of larger industries already have spent mil- lions of dollars to control their air pollution problems. how the Legislature's subcommit- tee on public assistance should go about an inquiry into the effect of putting a lien clause into operation by Which sums spent in public as- sistance would be recovered from the estates of beneficiaries. Rep. ernard J. Gallagher (D) of Spo- kane, chairman of the subcommit. tee, says he is presently finding out what the effects are of a lien clause in effect in other states. He wants all available facts before holding any public hearings, which are contemplated between now and the time the 1961 legislature con- venes. other states do and what is done by the State of Washington. He thinks a survey of opinion of a cross section of Washington State cases is the proper approach. He says the philosophy of public as- sistance differs widely, for in- stance, between Washington and Oregon. He says that Washington historically has taken the view- point that it wants ample and ade- quate care of its elder and needy citizens. The question of instituting a lien clause and relative responsibility will be one of the hot questions 'before the 1962 legislative "sessions.  "I think  definitely 'we should J[ MONEY FOR NEW BABIES [ have a Imblic hearing or hear- i ings," said Pep. O'Brien. "We do not want to take ,any hasty action MONEY FOR MEDICAL BILLS ' to drive industry away from this state. Industry wants to bring its I MONEY FOR EDUCATION I facilities Up to date." The council . atdaorized such MONEY TO PAY AlL BILLS hearings as may be necessary. In- dustry was represented 'at the ses- 1 BORROW WHERE I slon hut took ne part in the dis- ussion. Government Internship MONEY COSTS LESS AT ] An interestingdevelotnnentbelng l  studied by the Legislative Coancil 1 is the possibility of estabhshing in- ternship for a selected number of E BANK outstanding university studenls or I A FULL-SERVIC graduate st;dents in govezment. I The internship would be for one year, before and during legislative sessions. The students would be as- II Don't Gamble On Your Future Let Cabana Marrone Work For You . . . We all know you seldom get something for nothing... and i[ you are offel'ed something for nothing you are prone to ask "Where Is The Catch TO It?" 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For complete information on how you can become part of this fast growing new industry, phone HUnter 5-3133 or write to Mr. Case, 14132 U.S. 99, Alderwood Manor Washington. CNBA membership will be closed when adequate membership has been attained. So begin now, while there is no waiting period. DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL SUNDAY DOUBLES START JANUARY 31 FOR MEN'S DOUBLES WOMEN'S DOUELES MIXED DOUBLES 4 - 6 - 8 p.m. } [ $2 per person } THE SOUAD -- GIANT I JACKPOT ONCE A MONTH ! ONLY By RESERVATION Call PYramid 4-5031 , HONROE BOWL 100000000000000000000 e See The Dinah Shore Cheyy Show in color Sundays, NBC-TV--the Pat Boone Chevy Showroom weekly, ABC-TV. e 9 e, l signed to legislative committees. I You can get a personal loan at a full-service : The idea is one sponsored by the Get the quiet proof of Chevrolet's further insulate you from the road. Precision balanced wheels and i superior performance on the road-- Body by Fisher--Only Chevy in tires--Here again Chevy has shown bank quickly, confidentially and almost always Ford Foundation and has heen p at a lower rate than you'd pay elsewhere, into effect in California. The salary No other car in the low-priced three its field offers the polish and crafts- concern for your comfort by elimi- presumably would be $400 a month, can match the borne-on-the-wind manship of Body by Fisher. nating vibration in this vital area-- Money for medical bills, new babies, education The Ford Foundation wot,:d pro- sensation you get from a ride in the tire life is longer, too. " 'I 1 or any worthwhile purpse--get it at yur full" I vide half the amount, and me state 1960 Chevrolet. But that's not sur- Foam cushioned seats--Chevy Easy steering rat,o_Chevy,s hig h service bank. What s more, your bank stands the other half. . prising when you consider to what offers foam cushioned seats in both ratio Ball Race steering takes the ready to help with all your financial needs, lengths Chevy has gone to provide front and rear in all series but one. work out of steering for you. At the same time, you help build your personal Education Committee Appraisal for your comfort at no extra cost to Safety-Girder frame--X-built Superior weight distribution-- i bank standing when you deal with a full-service I Some legislators are disturbed you. As you drive, count the ways and not merely X-braced, the Safety- Chevy rides better, handles better bank. Bank standing is your financial reputation over lack of progress by tim gov- Chevrolet has been thoughtful: Girder frame affords greater rigidity and stops better because the car s in your community. In a manner of speaking, it's I ernor's interim committee on cdu- Supple Full Cot| suspension-- to minimize twisting and squeaks, weight is more equally divided be- the most helpful credit card of all! | cation, or their lack of knowledge Coil springs at all four wheels melt Hydraulic valve lifters--Oil -tween the front and rear wheels. of what the progress may be. bumps as no othe suspension can. hushed hydraulic valve lifters reduce W|de choice of power teams-- : "We should look into it and see Taking the punch out of rough roads engine noise to a whisper. I what we are getting for the $.50.0 is their only function--they don't Choose from 24 lifferent power com- [er liv'n begins l l we appropriated for the work, have to anchor the rear axle. Cushioned steering shaft-- binati0ns to satisfy said Rep A. L. Rasmussen 'D) of A universal joint and cushioned the itchiest driving Tacoma. Butyl rubber body mounts-- coupling keep those annoying road foot--more than any at your  The discussion was sparked by Thicker, newly designed bodymounts tremors from the steering wheel, other car. cratic senators, William A. Giss- , ," . MONROE BRANCH  r" turbedberg OfoverMarysville,the existingthat hesituation.iS dis- . ...... Now-fast delivery, favorable deals/See your local authorized Chevrolet dealer! i The decision was to contact the THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF EVERETT, WASHINGTON ,/'Aeber Federai Deposit Insurance Corp.,ration education committee, which is pre- sumably making a broad study of DON CHEVROLET CO educational problems, to see what ts going on, and what can be done [] to keep the 'Legislative Council Corner Main & M Olo"a"s:n more full apprized of results. Monroe, Wn. t