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Page Four, Monitor, Monroe, WA., May 12, 1977 Luncheon, Style Show Slated Friday in Wagner The annual mothers salad luncheon and style show will be held at 12 noon on Friday, May 13 at the Wagner Community Hall. Donations will be $1.25 to cover the expenses. There will be a guest speaker and demonstrator and music and singing. The luncheon is sponsored by the Wagner Community Club. Wagner Community Church To Host 3 Christian Films Wagner Community Church will host a series of three films from Underground Evangelism Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 13-15. The films are entitled "To Russia With Love", "The Chinese Are Coming" and "At Any Cost". These films will tell the true story of religious persecution behind the Iron Curtain and the encouragement free Christians can be to fellow believers behind that curtain, according to Mrs. Don Bradley. In order to accommodate visitors, services will be held at the Wagner Community Hall. Film and presentation will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13. Men's breakfast at 9 a.m., women's luncheon at 1 p.m. and film and presentation at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 14. Potluck is at 2 p.m. and film and presentation is at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 15. Sunday School and Worship services will also be held at the Community Hall this one Sunday only. Sky Valley Baptist Church Now Has Bus Service Sky Valley Baptist Church, located at the IOOF Hall on South Lewis Street in Monroe, is happy to announce that a new ministry of bus service has been added to their church. Pastor G.T. Morrison said the workers of this new addition are Wayne Pedersen, Nell McMurray and Alan Doney. Pedersen is the bus captain and has plenty of experience brin.ging boys and girls to Sunday School, gained while serving as bus captain at Open Door Baptist Church in Lynnwood. He has been responsible for bringing in as many as 130 riders on one Sunday morning, according to Pastor Morison. McMurray and Doney are the new bus drivers and may be seen driving the red, white and blue bus called "The Happy Day Express. 6rant Marshall Speaks At Wagner on Safety Detective Grant Marshall Paul Graden. spoke on home security atThe-two groups are having the joint meeting of the a benefit dinner for the Am- Wagner Grange and Wagner bulance Service and Blood Community Club. Bank Building fund Sunday The meeting was well at- June 12 at Wagner Corn- tended, according to Mrs. munity Hall. THE NOSEGAY SHOPPE The complete Floral & Gift Headquarters has out.grown its present quarters and is moving to a new. larger location at: 121 E. Main, Monroe, June 1 Business as usual at our present address 794-5689 f Of interest to... By Shirley Smith Women's Page Editor Methodists Hold Mother And Daughter Banquet The mother and daughter banquet held at the Monroe United Methodist Church Hall Friday evening was attended by nearly 125 mothers and daughters. A swiss steak dinner complete with peppermint candy dessert was served by the husbands and sons of the church. They also picked up and washed the dishes. Mrs. William Boyce and Mrs. Norman Foiling were in charge of the menu. Mrs. Kenneth Countryman served as chairmen of the affair entitled "Young at Heart". Mrs. Philip Lentz was toastmistress, with Mrs. O.L. Morse saying grace. Mrs. George Hieber sang one verse of "Feelings" as a tribute to daughters and her daughter, Debbie sang one verse of "Feelings" as a tribute to mothers and finished the song in a duet. Mrs. Hieber's daughter, Denise, played the piano for the number. Mrs. Buton Countryman sang a solo, "Young at Heart" accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Dick Patterson. The program was concluded with a puppet show "The Old Shoe Maker" put on by Mrs. William "Cleo" Alrick of Seattle. The response of the children was good and when she came out with Clem Clam and surprised them, they squealed with delight. Mrs. Alrick demonstrated the making of puppets like the ones she used at the close of her performance. It was a very enjoyable evening, according to Mrs. Darrell Smith. Cascade Auxiliary F.O.E. To Hold Election of Officers Election of officers for the Cascade Auxiliary F.O.E. No. 2327 for the 1977-78 term will be held at the 8 p.m. Wed- nesday, May 11 meeting, at the Aerie on N. Lewis St. in Monroe. Candidates and the positions they were nominated to at:e: President, Sandy Smith; Vice President, Carol Quist, Laverne Byron; chaplain, Penny Belle, Diane Johnson; conductor, Ann Macfarland, Charlotte Kilbury; inside guard, Linda Gaab; outside guard, Lois Darrow; secretary, Martha Blair; treasurer, Opal Dobbs, Sandi VanGelder; and trustees (3) Iris Jelinek, Marilyn Lee, Jan Murphy and Carol Sycks. Sultan Baptist Church Schedules Open House The First Baptist Church of 15. Sultan is having open house Everyone is invited to come from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Mayand see their new church building. Please call or bring your Women's Page news in on Fridays. Monroe Monitorm 794-7116 III t He's been getting fat and sassy - on your hot water With water heating the second largest user of energy in your home the Crunch has had a lot to drink. Here's how to cut him off: Fix leaking hot water faucets. Insulate hot water pipes in unheated areas. Wait until you have full loads before you operate your dish- washer and clothes washer. Wash clothes in the proper temperature water. The Crunch is a greedy glutton with a voracious thirst for your expensive hot water. He'll drink it up every place in your home where you provide it. Give the merciless monster no quarter. Adjust your shower to the mini- mum flow. But if you like to linger, forget the shower, take a shallower bath. Use only cold water with your garbage disposer Don't use your dishwasher to warm plates Retained oven heat is free. |~1 .~lll| |ll .'~ I I1,-"! = I | I !11 -"il'l Recommended Guidelines on Residential Electrical Reductions Lightl~ Reduce: All lighting by 25%. Minimize: Porch lights and post lanterns Eliminate: Lights when leaving room TV sets, radio, & music systems when not used. Heating Hot Water Sl~lal Sat: Thermostat at 65 degrees Minimize: Use of hot & warm water. Use Thaw food before Or lower Night setback at 55 ofdryer cooking, befrost degrees or lower Utilize: Warm/cold water for laundry, Air refrigerator & freezer Close: Shades &- drapes at drying on dishwasher. Showerflow regularly. Clean lint trap night restrictors on clothes dryer with Eliminate: Dirty filters Furnace Insulate: Hot water pipes in unheated each load. fan except whenfurnace ~S spaces Hot water heaters in unheated Minimize: Use of range operating spaces and oven. Install: Insulahon, weatherstrip. Set: Water heater thermostat at 120 p*ng and storm windows and degrees (Disconnect power first ) dOOrS Eliminate: Leaky faucets. Power to water heater when gone for 3 days or more. Hot water for laundry +iii:i::+ :::::::::::: ~iI i :::!:!:i . :::::::::::::: :.:.:.:.:.:.: i:i.ii.ii iiiil iiiiiiii~ .... CONFIRMATION CLASS--Having finished two herd, Pastor Wenzel, Robert Stevens, Dana Nel- years of instruction classes, one year with a son, Stacey Keenan, Russell Drivstuen, middle teacher and the second year with Pastor Elmer row; David Wenzel, Phillip Ruhnke, Barbara Wenzel, 19 students were confirmed Palm Sun- Stevens, LaRhae Hokana, Paul Bakken, Karen day, April 3 at Peace Lutheran Church. They Davisson, front row; Patrick Itowell, Maria were, left to right, back row; Jack Hofstra, Thompson, Michael Jettison, Bonnie Mathews Rhonda Drivstuen, Seanne Howell Randy Shep- and Douglas Cashman. Traveling Townspeople Returning from a business and pleasure trip to California were Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Taylor and son and daughter, Adrian and Tracy. Mrs. Taylor said it was more work than pleasure, however, they were able to stop in San Jose where they used to live and visit with old friends. The rest of the trip was spent in Los Angeles purchasing Christmas items for their store. They stayed at the Disney Hotel and the kids were able to visit Disneyland which they enjoyed very much. Spending a very enjoyable evening at the 1977 Ice Follies were the Smith family. Darrell(Buzz) Shirley, Bart, Bret, Brenda and Jim and Debbie Staniford. The great skills demonstrated along with the beautiful cos- tumes made it a very good show, according to Mrs. Smith. Big bird gave one little girl a big hug which will make it a night she will long remember, she said. They went Saturday night and there seemed to be a fair size crowd, however, there were a lot of good seats left, according to Mrs. Smith. oncert ! It still may not be too late to join in Everett Civic Music, Inc. Community Concerts membership for its 47th season. Four outstanding attractions are scheduled for this year's season, including Les Brown and His Band of Renown, the Salt Lake Symphonic Choir, duo pianists Stecher and Horowitz, and One Third Ninth, an instrumental trio. Season memberships are available at $12 for adults and $6 for students. Admission is by membership only, no tickets to individual performances will be sold. For further information, contact Mrs. (Elizabeth) W. Murray Campbell, 1-252-4858 or 1-659-4996. FFA Forty Year Film Shown At Tualco Grange Meeting Russ Dean, Monroe High School agriculture instructor and grange member, showed a film made by the 1937-38 F.F.A. members which included future farmer activities such as fairs, parade, experimental plots and a memorable Yel- lowstone National Park trip, at the Tualco Subordinate Grange open meeting, held Wednesday, April 27 at the grange hall, with several former Monroe F.F.A. members as guests. * * * Dean said the film is in excellent condition considering its \ ~e~...1~H~M~m~m~Mm~m~M~u~m~M~M~m~m~m~~ age. The film had been seen recently by the Monroe sup- erintendent, Royston Cottam, and Monroe Principal Robert ~ Blomster. The school is hoping to reproduce the film and - ~ present it to the Monroe Historical Society. = -~ Harold Ohlsen, Tualco Grange master and newly elected --- -= historical society president said, "The historical society will ,~111111111 IIIIIlllh~ gladly accept this film for safekeeping in Monroe." Lecturer Don Steffen introduced Roy Hallstrom of Robert and Judy Petrick of Monroe became the parents of a baby girl April 21 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Stephanie Erin, weighed 6 pounds, 13~A ounces. Boyce and Jeanne Williams of Startup became the parents of a baby boy April 21 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Boyce Brandon, weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Rick and Dawna Colliers of Everett became the parents of a baby girl April 29 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Heidi Rene, weighed 6 pounds, 13V~ ounces. *** Randolph and Jacquelyn Sharping of Monroe became the parents of a baby girl May 2 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Melissa May weighed 8 pounds. Patric and Marilyn Akin of Gold Bar became the parents of a baby boy May 3 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Zebidiah Leland, weighed 4 pounds, 8 V~ ounces. *** Randy and Rhonda Isom of Monroe became the parents of a baby boy May 9 at Valley General Hospital, Monroe. The baby, named Damon Ray, weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Church of Christ Meets at Senior Center Monroe Church of Christ 441 Main St. will meet temporarily at the East County Senior Citizen Center at 12730 Chain Lake Road, according to Nyal Royse. The formerly met at the Purdy and Kerr Chapel at There also has been a change in the meeting time. Sunday school starts at 8:30 a.m., worship service starts at 10:30 a.m. and evening worship starts at 6:30 p.m. Elsie's Beauty Salon Introducing Linda Anderson To our Staff ALSO Featuring: Uniperm for difficult hair Modern Haircuts & Blow Drying Monroe Shopping Center Monroe 794-7417 Cowiche, Wash. and Bob Dennis of Yakima, both of whom traveled the longest distance to be present. Hallstrom spoke briefly on the water conditions in eastern Washington and what steps are being taken to meet this problem in agricultural areas. The evening ended v~.h many r~membrances over pot luck sandwiches and cake since many of the F.F.A. mem- bers had not seen one another for years. VFW Installation Slated Dedication of post flags and joint installation of Monroe V.F.W. Post 7511 and Aux- iliary will be at 8 p.m. Thurs- day, May 12 at the IOOF Hall located at 620 Lewis St. The new commander will be Tonight, May 12 Stan Moser, the new presi- dent will be Vera Meekan. Installing the post and aux- iliary will be District I Com- mander John Vanzile and District I President LaVette Moser. ( Calendar District I, Veterans of For- eign Wars Post and Aux- iliary, will hold their district convention at 8 p.m., Satur- day, May 14 inthe Arlington V.F.W. Post Hall. The meeting is preceeded by a 6 p.m. dinner. Commander John N. Van- Zile and President LaVette Moser are asking all dele- gates to be present. Com- manders and Presidents are to have their reports ready. Officers of the District auxil- iary are asked to wear form- als. This Saturday, May 14 will bethelast Pancake breakfast ary dinner for Board. at the East County Senior Center, 12730 Chain Lake Road, until fall. The breakfast is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prices are $1.75 for adults and children 12 and under, $1. *** Monroe Historical Society meets at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 at the Monroe PUD Auditorium. Monroe Chamber of Com- merce will hold an evening meeting at 7 Tuesday, May 17 at the IOOF Hall on South Lewis St. The program is the honor- the Fair Conscience is that small inner voice that warns you that the man in the unmarked car trailing you may be a state trooper. East County. Senior Center f il SATURDAY, MAY 14 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $1.75 Adults 12 & Under, $1