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MONROE HIGH School forestry team members were a happy bunch after they earned top honors at the recent District I jamboree and claimed second place team standings at the Western Washington Forestry contest. Members are from left, Terry Johnson, Steve Leavitt, Ted Sherman, Dale Watson, Craig Boyden, Jim Falre, John Biersner, AI Smith and Mike Koznek. Not present was Dale Smith. .... Staff Photo April 24, 1975, Monitor, Monroe, WA, Page Three Monroe High School vocational agricultural forestry team captured top honors during the District I jamboree held at Ferndale recently. Sixteen teams from Skagit, Whatcom and Sno- homish counties participated in the event and Monroe walked off with the honors in its first Ricci, eighth. In the scaling contest, Biersner took third; Leavit, fourth and Sherman, ninth. Boyden copped tops in thelogburlingdtvision, Smith, took second and Jim Falre, fourth. MONROE FFA members assisted the City of Monroe during its glean-up campaign Saturday morning when they attacked Buck Island and the Lewis Street park with rakes and shovels. The students raked and weeded areas as well as picked up litter. From left are John Biers- nor, Steve Leavitt, Ada Nahoopii, Judy Haley and A1 Smith. --Staff Photo Todd Collins At Good In the two man cross cut, Steve Leavit and Todd Collins, former wife, Judy, and faro- 6 year of competition. Earlier the local squad Jim Fatre teamed up for second and Watson A program explaining property valuation has owner of Collins Chev-fly, plan to continue garnered second place at Western Washington and Smith claimed third. Forestry Contest at Mariner. Leavtt placed second, Boyden, fourth and been scheduled for May 14 at the Monroe PUD rolet, has Joined the to reside in Monroe sales staff of Good at their West Main John Btersner and Craig Boyden tied for high Smith, sixth in the choker setting series while Auditorium from 4 to 8 p.m., Snohomish County Chevrolet in Renton. Street home. individual honors as Monroe's team scoremore Rieci claimed third and Watson sixth in the Assessor Jim Haines said. than doubled that of the runner-up team. Dale log toss. "These hours were chosen for the convenience Collins, with his Watson claimed fifth highest individual honor, In the match splitting event, Terry Johnson of the taxpayer who, because of working hours Steve Leavit, sixth and Terry Johnson, seventh. In the surveying event Monroe cleaned up the first five places with Biersner and Watson tied for first; Johnson, third; Dale Smith fourth; and Ted Sherman, fifth. Craig Boyden gained third in the crusing event, Btersner, fourth; Leavit, sixth and Ted Opening day of the lowland lakes fishing season produced just about what State Game Department experts predicted--a normally hea- vy turn-out and lots of fish Game Department Agent Jerry Neal of Mon- roe said that locally, the low lakes experi- enced a heavy turnout while the intermediate level lakes had low fishing pressure due to inclement weather and poor access. "The popular lakes were crowded and the catch was about as predtcted,"Neal said. An early morning check at Hannon show- ed 52 fishermen with 102 rainbow and East- ern brook averaging about 13 inches. At Fontel, 35 anglers were checked with 102 rainbows and Eastern brook ranging in length to about 11 inches. Storm kicked out 331 rainbow with a six inch average for some 37 fishermen. Fifty casters were checked at Flowing with 149 rainbow measuring about 7 to 9 inches. Roestger produced 43 rainbow, 7 - 9 inches long with the exception of one 19 inch whop- per, for 35 fishermen. Always crowded Wagner saw 60 fishermen Mrs. Bradley Service Held Gravestde services were held Saturday for Olga B. Bradley at the Monroe I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Rever- end George Kopper of- fic iattng. Mrs. Bradley, 83, of Monroe, died April 16 following an extended Illness. She was born June 23, 1891, near Lake Roes- igor. She was amem- her of the Eastern Star No. 102, Monroe; the Tolero Rebekah Lodge of Wagner and The Thursday Club. She leaves two nieces, Mrs. J.C. (Joyce) Miller of Mon- roe and Mrs. Mildred Brame of Stanwood; four nephews, Ivan, Leonard and Paul An- drews of Monroe and Bert Waiters of Cal- ifornia; and a brother, Lester Bengston of Sultan. Arrangements were under the direction of Purdy and Kerr Fun- eral Home. chopped sixth; Mike Koznek, seventh; Biersner, eighth and Boyden, tenth. In addition the Monroe dairy team placed fourth, the livestock squad finished fifth, the meats team took fourth and the tractor driv- ing group gained fourth wtth Tim Frohning earn- ing second high individual honors. checked with 301 rainbow ranging from 6- 13 inches long. Cold waters at S ada held down pressure as 12 fishermen were checked with 13 cut- throat. Cavanaugh was snowed in. Lost Lake turned out 50 rainbow average 8 inches in length with a few 13 inchers, for 21 fishermen. At Blackman there were 100 fishermen with 178 rainbow and 13 cutthroat. Funeral 441 Main Monroe, Wash. 98272 "Serving others as we would wish to be served'..." C.W. Kerr, Gen. Mgr. Monroe 794-7049 - Carnation 333-4179 The once-a-year sale that waiting for. Frigidaire Week Ends April 28th WCD/DCD Frigidaire Week Only SAVE $54.00 1 8 lb. Capacity 95 Upright or Chest Save F rigidaire Week Special Drop in for your free gift during Frigidaire Week Wheele pliance e 102 E. Main 794-8141 Monroe or other reasons, may find it difficult to come to the office in Everett," Haines' said. The program, second in a series of area meet- ings this year, was initiated by Haines two years ago to assist the property owner having questions or possible errors about the property revaluation program. Persons with questions regarding a specific change of value notice should call the assesors office, 259-9433, prior to the meeting so approp- riate records may be brought to discuss individ- ual sttuiittons. A number of staff members will be on hand to assist with questions and problems, Haines said. Additional meetings are scheduled in Snohom- tsh and Everett. 4 Chairs Blonde butcher block table 36"x36", opens to 60" with two leaves, white legs on chairs and table. Chairs covered with butternut vinyl. 5 Piece Set Complete Home Furnishings and up Good selection of sizes and brands on hand. 113 E. Main Monroe i with 6 chairs 42"x48" octagonal Cadiz table in Mediterranean style, carved style legs, beading on edge of table, extends to 66 with one leaf, plus 6 chairs with black trumpunto style backs in black vinyl and wrougl t iron scrolled crowns. 7 Piece Set Free Parking Free Delivery 123 No.