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Page Six, Monitor, Monroe, Wn., May 11-, 1972 Parking. Lot Auct,on IT'S POPPY TIME AGAIN, and Mrs. Roy McDowell, lef~ and Mrs. Oscar Olson "collared" Monroe Mayor Jack Law on Main Street to sell him the first poppy of the annual drive. Mrs. McDowell is Poppy Chairman for the V.FoW. while Mrs, Olson heads up the American LegionAux- iliary Poppy drive. Poppies will be on sale May 19 and 20 in downtown Monroe. --Staff Photo High School To Sponsor Spaghetti Feed SUZTAN METH'ODIST CHURCH ........ Sat. May 13' .... ; .... llA.M. TO ? The Monroe High School A.S,B. will sponsor a Spaghetti Feed at the Frank Wagner M u I t t- Defending Champ Cops Former Monroe A Main At Evergreen Blind ?iri In ...... , Washington D.C. Denny Knott, 1971 Figure 8 stock division de- fending champion, showed true form as he bested 18 other stock cars for the 30 lap A main win Saturday night at Evergreen Speedway. Ralph Lewis, Seattle, led the event from the pole for 18 laps when Knott headed him and went the remaining 7 laps to the checkered. Lee Daily, Bellevue, won the dash. Heat laurels went to the Seattleites Steve Freund, Byron Reynolds, and Kirldander Frank Merx- bauer. Roy Britton won the B main. Roger "Ramjet" Estrin set fast time for the super stocks and then copped the dash. Ewart Grove and Carl Zaretzke shared heat honors. Zaretzke, the 1971 super stoek defendingchamp- ion, also showed his form as he bested Estrin at the line for the win. Joe McIntosh, the current point leader forthe Foreign Stocks, from Mountlake Terrace, set fast time, took 4th in the dash, 3rd in the heat, and was in the lead of the 30 lap A main. Bob Dresser charged-up running door to door with him, and he collided on the corner. McIntosh starting losing air out of his right rear tire but continued to take second place to Dresser. Dave Verstrate, Alderwood Manor, and Bob Cun- ningham, A1derwood, followed across the line. Heat wins went to Pat Leahy, Bothell; Jack A1seth, Everett; Verstrate; and Dresser, Seattle. Ran Comfort, Seattle, copped the B dash while Leonard Sundholm, Kirldand won the A. Jack Jeffrey, driving the Calypso Coral Dodge Charger of Pete Campbell from Best's Auto * * * Wrecking in Lynnwood did not find the track Washington has three to his liking this week after setting a new track comparatively large record for the NASCAR Late Model Sportsman Indian Reservations-- last week. Colville, Yakima, and However, Gary Kershaw, Victoria, B.C., did S pc k a n e-- and 19 and ran just ahead of Jeffery in the 50 lap main. smaller ones. Jeffery also took 2nd in the dash and 3rd in the heat. There will be no racing at Evergreen on Mother's Day, May 14, but on Saturday night, May 13, all mothers will be admitted for half price. Thunderbird Park FAMILY CAMPING HEATED POOL-BOAT LAUNCH-HOOK-UPS Middle School Thinclads Q u a lif y A t Finals Today The Monroe Middle School track squad will be sending 11 of its 27 member team tnto the finals of the county meet to be held today, Thursday at Arlington. The event is scheduled to get underway at 3p.m. The 11 thinclads qualified at a county prelim- inary meet held last week at Marysville. Dave Jones, Keith McDantels and Allen Smith will be competing in three events. Jones will be in the 330 yard run, the long jump and high jump. McDaniels will sprint]n the 100 and 220 yard dasheb'~"and leap in the ldng jump. Smith will go in the]! 75 yard dash, the 180 yard dash and the long jump. Purpose Room, Man- 'Qualifying in two events was Kevin MacFarlane DINNERSFE1AL----'-- day, May 15 from 4:30 in the long jump and the low hurdles. to 7:30 p.m. Those ellgible to compete in one event are: The cost Will be Dick Hackney and Ran Bishop, pole vault; Frled Breast of Geoduck_ ~ 75 cents f( tude zts ~uck Vhitfield, low hurc es; Mik Tender and More Flavorful. . l] and children, andS1.25 .vin ( ~rroll an To lWi] iams, fo than Abalone, Fresh fron the ~ for Adults. Family The 400 yard relay team c [] ~* ~f P,,,,~,~-nd. H rates will be $4.50 for MacFarlane, Dan Wirt, Crail g !t five to seven and $5 Anderson also qualified for the event. ~]H Served_ with Baked Potatoes_b~p []~ for eight or more. Those finishing fourth t)r bell~,.r _SILVER KING CAFE___ II towardBleachertheFund.high school for May 18 at Lake Stevens. First Street Snohomish 558-4598 Duvall Girl Sultan Student Among, Winners for students , Chuck Whitfield, low hurdles; Mike Anderson, Kevin Carroll and Todd Williams, football throw. team consisting of Craig Smith and Those finishing fourth or better at today's meet will qualify for the District Meet slated Nobody beats the Northwest Ford Team: 1st in sales, 1st in service, Ist in customer satisfaction Kim Batting, a sixth Is Crowned grader at Sultan Ele- mentary School won Over 300 people seconcl prize in the were present to see intermediate division King County's new of the Department of D a t r y Princess, Natural Resources Denise deVries of "Keep Washington DuVall crowned at Green Contest." the 18th annual King Gene Hayfield, farm County Dairy Wives forester of the DNR Banquet and Coro- Sultan office made the nation held at the announcements this week. Auburn Elks Club on Wednesday, April 26. 96 for FIGURE-8 & .FOREIGN STOCK- Boysen Paint Sale Extended To May 20 RACEAt 8:00 CARS A total of 18 schools in the county partici- pated with 509 stu- dents submitting posters. Sandra Wahlberg, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Wahlberg was recently appointed Braille Music Advisor to the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Sandra was born in Monroe and lived her early years here with her parents before moving to Vancouver where she attended the State School for the Blind. After high school graduation she at- tended Lewis and Clark College in Port- land, on a music scholarship for one year. She then at- tended Washington State University and following graduation attended the Univer- sity of Indiana where she earned her Mas- ters Degree in Music. From Monroe, Wash. stoplight drive south I mile on Hiway 203. 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The Army's modern 9th Division is now be- ing reactivated at Fort Lewis, Washington. They're looking for good men to join a proud tradition. If you're a "take-charge" type individual who likes the kind of outdoor activities Washington State offers, then adventure training with the 9th might be your thing. At a starting salary of $288 a month. And if you qualify, we'll put it in writing and guarantee you duty with the 9th for 16 months before you sign up. Talk it over with Your local Army Representative. Army Recruiting Station. American Legion Bldg.. Phone 568-9300 (Call Collect) f' 4 /