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.4en Mary, Jr. ,lt. ! lox $02 . neol (FHTNC) (BROSA-T1) May 18--Navy Petty Officer Second Class Albert F. Girard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed- ward Girard of Route 2, is serving aboard the destroyer USS Vo- gelgesang which par- ticipated in the major joint service exercise Exotic Dancer IV, off the North Carolina coast. The three week exer- cise, which ended in mid-May, invol v e d some 50,000 Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps person- nel divided into oppos- ing forces. Large- scale assault opera- tions took place in the camp Lejeune area. They included air- dropped Army air- borne units, Navy- Marine amphib i o u s operations using hel- icopters, landing craft and close air support. COLORFUL SMOCKS and cheery dispo- sitions are trademarks of Valley Gen- eral Hospital volunteers, a service pro- gram organized by Valley General Guild. With Alvina Hereth R.N., front center, are six of nine volunteers who have given more than 50 hours' service. Clockwise from left are Mrs. George Laz, Mrs. At Valley General Hospital... Harry Coffman, Mrs. Kenneth Span, Mrs. John Hovde, Mrs. Vernon Fyke and Mrs. Kenneth DuRall. The three not pictured here are Mrs. Annette Stewart, Mrs. Ern- est Aberle and Mrs. Clarence Bledsoe. For details and pictures of the volun- teers' work see accompanying story and Page 12. --Staff Photo ill '`we've Only Just Begun". is the Rev. Fred Marley, pastor of the motto of 133 Monroe High School Evangelical Covenant Church, stu- seniors who will be graduated in dents will proceed to the campus ceremonies at 8 p.m., Tuesday, in area between the gymnasium and the high school gymnasium on North vocational building for a reception Kelsey Street. with families and friends. The class of 1971, larger by 24 Fifteen seniors have been recog- than last year's, will carry white ntzed for high scholarship. Rep- carnations in keeping with their resenting the top ten per cent of the class colors of red, white and bluegraduating class accademically are, for the school's 61st commencement,tn order of grade point, Margaret Following the processionalplayed Btderbost, Donna Vtrta, Dolores by the M3nroe High School band un- Grant, Kathy Rupert, Anne Minor, der the direction of GeorgeOelrich,Lance Williams, Sue Trombley, the flag salute will be led by Terry Scott Johnson, Laura Frombach, Hanby, class president. The invo- Debbie Smith, Laurie Brown, cation will be given by the Rev. Jack Stulp, pastor of the Christian Reformed Church of Monroe. Addresses will be made by Don Whitfield, class speaker, and Ho- ward Keck, student speaker. Robert Blomster, principal will present the class. Diplomas will be awardedby Gordon Keck, chair- man of the Monroe Board of Edu- cation. Following a benediction by the Howard Keck, Judy Blomster, Bey CroweU and George Serley. Selected from the remaining members of the class and nominated by classmates are eleven others who have contributed significantly to their class and school. They are Paul ,George, Don Whttfleld, Ken .Unruh, Linda Atkinson, Teresa Boyes, Bruce Burchard, Gary Smith, Terry Hanby, Kim Nolan, Bonnie Hunt and Bob Schlilaty. MONROE, SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASH.- THURS., JUNE 3, 1971, NO. 20 Four AmericanFlags Vo/unteers Prov/de the Frosting On the Cake and three flag poles o were stolen from in Their time is the most important thing they chase their identification pins so that there front of commLmity can give, and they have given 1,063 hours, is no expense to the women except their very businesses onMemor- Mrs. Richard Elmore, coordinator, said of the precious time," Mrs. Elmore said. tal Day, reports 13o- lice Chief D.C. Nau- 25 women in the volunteer service program at Valley Guild made the decision to start a One branchof the "faceless gov- Revaluattons Valley General Hospital. volunteer service in March of last year and the ernment" gained both face and per- "The purpose of the revaluation man.Nauman said the The program, a project of Valley General program went into operation in July. sonality last week as Snohomish notice is to alert you to what we Flags were takenfrom Hospital Guild, has some volunteers who are In those past ten mo hs volunteers have as- County Assessor Carroll Barlow think your property value is," Bar- Safeway Store in the guild members and others who are not. It stated with tasks iavo v with general patient met with members and guests ofthe low said. "If you disagree, meet shopping center and isn't necessary, to be.a;gutld member to par- services such as offering mid-morning Juice Skykomtsh Valley Democrat Clubon with us. Unfortunately, we have a Trombley Wrecking ticipate. .... or coffee and doing fetch and carry work, the complicated problemofproperty declining market. We can't be on " revaluations, everyone's property on January 1 Yard, the Shell Oil and "The guild's responsibility is to make the (Page 12, Column 1) Standard Oil bulk colorful smocks for volunteers to wear and pur- Barlow told the group, most of of 1971 to establish true and fair ...... whom were smarting from largely value on that date, so in many of plants, all in the East o EX increased property tax revaluatious, me appraisals we are reachtngback Fremont Street area. IS ere n se to eel= . , , that the Skykom .sh Valley and theto the prior year. The '71 market He said two poles were area normwest to Arlington were the and current economy don't come into recovered in a field. I d last parts of the county to be re-play. Also under investiga- tion by Monroe Police n n r Both the grand opening of its newly enlarged valued for inclusion on the new tax "Neither," Sarlow continued, is the theft of a .45 building and the beginning of Sunday hours are rolls which closed the end of May. "can we walk every piece of farm He encouraged those who dis- acreage to determine what is being caliber automatic re- Sirens will scz'eam Saturday as the Monroe agreed wtth their new valuations tofarmed and what is under the river. volver from Coast to Police Department, Monroe Volunteer Fire meet with the County Board of Ad- "We have been surprised on that, , ' Justment. (Page 8, Column 1) Frontier Days Coast Stores. The gun, Department, Snohomtsh County Search and Res- valued at $125, was cue and Valley General Hospital coordinate taken during store their responsibilities in a disaster exercise. hours and reported on The simulated disaster will be the crash of May 20, Nauman said. a passenger planewithin the city limits and all of the rescue, traffic and other problems in- volved, according to Monroe Police Chief D.C. Nauman. "The part of the victims will be played by Monroe Boy Scouts and the material they use to appear as victims is very authentic," Nau- man said. '`we want to alert the community "'l;wAn ill a-- w !lrol v to this and reassure everyone the events are planned including the firing of a house if it can Monroe Frontier be arranged." Nauman said the exercise is a valuable one Days will highlight thein preparing all 'emergency departments to discussion when Mort- handle any real problem with speed and ef- roe 'Chamber of Com- merce members meet ftciency. in regular session at 12 noon, today, Thurs- ested in the rodeo day, at the Holiday Inncon munity celebra - on Highway tton of June 25, Chamber 2members and27 26 are urged and all others inter- attend. V being celebrated this weekend by Monroe Safeway Store. "Redecorating has been completed on the 7,000-square foot expansion allowing enlarged areas for the meat, dairy, beverage and pro- Cre' e hKaalvettZwb oecher'verm he counter checkout stands with touch system controls, an expanded parking area and re- decorating inside and out.,, Coffee and doughnuts will be served during the grand opening and old and new customers are vited to drop in. In conjunction with their grand opening, the store will begin new b Lnday hours of 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., giving valley customers a chance to shop at Safeway any day of the week. For a list of Super Saver items and other detaUs of Safeway's grand opening celebration see Pages 6 and 7. in FHA, VA., or Conventional Call the First Mutual office nearest you. THE SOLDIERS Who have made and are ... .,,. making America were eulogized here Mon- Jq IF'IFIRST day. In Memorial Day services at the FIRST MUTUAL ISSAQUAH 392-6401 SAVINGS "ANK SAVINGS n--."IrTP" e MERcER IsLAND 232.4444 Cemetery between Monroe and Sultanheld . ....... by Post 7511 Veterans of Foreign Wars a Monroe area young- sters are invited to Taking as its theme, "In thePubltcinterest," bring their bicycles to the ll-state Pacific Northwest Conference of the "Light a Btke" Savings and Loan Associations meeting in Se- clinic sponsored this attle June 6 to 9, will hear leaders of the say- Saturday by the Mort- tngs and loan industry from Chicago, Washing- roe Veterans of For- ton, D.C. and the Pacific Northwest, Robert M. eign Wars. Humphrey, president of the Conference, said Clifford Geer, chair- today. man; said the clinic Humphrey, who is president of First Fed- (Page 12, Column 3) eral Savings of Everett, was elected Confer- ence president its annual meeting tn Sun Valley, Idaho, last year. Headline speakers at the conventton which will be attended by representatives from more than (Page 8, Column 2) \ and the Monroe American Legion, each man and eachwoman called back that which was, and that which viill be for this land. I For details, see inside.--Staff Photo go Home loan rates are down...almost everywhere. But we s /ze in Snohom/sh County real estate ~oan~. So we may be able to save you money. Our rates on conventional, FI-IA and G-I loans are very competitive. And we have money to put to! Come see us.../~t! FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS 8enri~ An 8kaehemJ=h C4maty Main ~ Colby at Evt~ett A~uo -- 259-0281 Bmnd~: South Evt~,tt, Arlh~pz~ Rdmonda, M~