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Page Eight, Monitor, Monroe, WA, Feb. 27, 1 75 School News: This year's school levy elections were held in the Skykomish King County Library on February 4. The election was held to meet operation expenses of the school, and was pass- ed with a percentage of approximately 72 per cent yes° While many other districts have levy fail- ures, the voters in this area have never failed to approve the levy .... The faithful supporters of the Rockets basketball team are traveling to the district tournament in Burlington where third-place Sky won their first victory over Bel- levue-Christian, but went down to defeat in their second encounter with LaConner. The Ill Wind: We hear that Bill Mercereau, who is in his nineties, has been bedridden since having a hernia operation .... Louise Hankins is home recuperating from a gall bladder opera- tion. Her sister is staying with them lending a hand .... Engletta Edgar has begun colbalt treat- ments in Seattle following her recent surgery. Harvey "Pete" Omeg lost his life in a house fire that destroyed his small frame home in Dar- rtngton recently. He is survived by a son, Gor- don, one brother in Granite Falls and several sisters in the area of Toledo where the funeral services were held. Robert L. Barker of Devil's Slide, Utahpass- Blaine .... The Volunteer Fire Department an- ed away on Monday of last week. His death swered a highway call to Alpine last week where was caused by complications following influenza,a truck was on fire. The department lent assts- Bob, who was Plant Manager for Ideal Cement tance although the fire had been extinguished Company in Grotto prior to his transfer to by the time theyarrived .... JackieBlasdelphoned Utah, is survived by his wife Helen at the fam-from Dallas, Texas and reports she is doing ily home and daughters Joanne and Kay and fine there. She send greetings to all of her old their families that include four grandchildren,friends .... Norm McClausland, who certainly During the ttme Barkers lived in Sky, he was President of the Upper Valley Chamber of Com- merce. Services were held in Odgen, Utah. Mr. and Mrs. Gary VanDyk of Kendall are the happy parents of a baby girl, Chantel Marie, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She Joins two little sisters. Grandparents in Sky are Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Timpe. Nooks and crannies: TedArobel is home from his visit to his native Philippine Islands full of stories of the changes since he left in 1927. He Is undecided whether to return to live there rmanently .... Eilene Kinscherf Is busy keeping sy this winter doing some beautiful crochet work .... Weekend visitors at the John Henry home were Mr. and Mrs. Bob McCarty of Bremerton and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bresnan and son of keeps busy in his retirement, is smoktagwhite- fish in his fireplace. Son Stuart caught the fish. Not recommended for all, Norm has a special device for the purpose .... Donna and Earl Gib- son spent a few days in Everett where Earl help- ed son Steve on some remodeling on the little house Steve purchased ....The following should be in the "Now I've heard everything depart- ment". After her karate lesson, Net"tie Oker- lund was home practicing some kicks when she fell and broke her arm. Are first aid lessons part of the course, Nettle? Undaunted, she is taking up auto mechanics next .... Jim and Joanne Halloran are still on a caravan through Mexico and into South America .... Birthdays being cele- brated this week are those of Russ Kvam, Helen Clark, Randy Bertrand, Jon Steele, Pat Kvam, Earl L dley, Audrey Datema and Terry Pollow. YES SIR, HE did it again: Steve Griffith, 19, Route 2, Box 291, Monroe beached both of these silver bright hens last Friday in the Skykomish River. Steve, a four year veteran steelheader, weighed these two in at eight and twelve pounds andthey repre- sent his 19th and 20th fish since January 1 of this year andhis eighth limit of two fish. Arrivals Mr. and Mrs. Steven Sunde, Rt. 1 Box 324, Monroe became the parents of a baby boy, born February 10 at Valley General Hospi- tal. The baby, named Peder Christian weigh- ed 6 pounds, 10 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Nagy of Snohomish be- came the parents of a baby girl, born Feb- ruary 9 at Valley Gen- eral Hospital. The baby, named Tanya Renee, weighed --Staff Photo 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Mr. and Mrs. George Geertsma, Route 1 Box 452, Monroe, became the parents of a baby girl, born February 17 at Valley General Hos- pital. The baby, named Hetdi Renee, weighed 5 pounds, 15 3/4ounces. 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